8-inch Vajrayogini from Kechara Saraswati Arts Department (KSA)

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KECHARA SARASWATI ARTS DEPT IS REALLY SPECTACULAR. LOOK WHAT THEY DID FOR THIS VAJRA YOGINI STATUE I HAD THEM PREPARE!! I AM ORDERING MORE!!

 

KSA PAINTED HER AND ALSO STUCK CRYSTALS ON THE FLAMES, BACKGROUND, CROWN, LOTUS, KATANGA (STAFF), SKIRT. SHE IS 8 INCHES IN HEIGHT AND LOOK HOW BEAUTIFUL! WHAT A TRADITIONAL PIECE OF ART….REALLY!

 

KSA HAVE BEEN TRAINED TO PAINT STATUES IN THE TRADITIONAL MANNER, SEW THANGKAS, RESTORE STATUES, REPAINT IMAGES, JEWELLERY ONTO STATUES, EVEN ROLL TRADITIONAL MANTRAS TO INSERT INTO THE HOLY SACRED IMAGES BEFORE YOU PLACE THEM ON YOUR SHRINE. YOU CANNOT FIND THIS SERVICE ANYWHERE IN THIS AREA. YES THEY SERVICE THE PUBLIC. GIVE THEM A VISIT AND MEET OUR FRIENDLY PEOPLE.

 

KSA IS THE FIRST AUTHENTIC TIBETAN ARTS STUDIO IN SOUTHEAST ASIA IN FACT!!

 

THIS DEPT IS REALLY CREATIVE AND TALENTED. I AM PROUD OF THEM!! GOOD WORK EVERYONE!!!

 

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VISIT THEM HERE: http://www.kechara.com/arts/

 

 

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15 Responses to 8-inch Vajrayogini from Kechara Saraswati Arts Department (KSA)

  1. Beng Kooi on Jul 10, 2010 at 8:26 am

    The creativity really shines through in this stunning Vajrayogini statue. Already beautiful when she first arrived from India, Kechara Saraswati Arts have really outdone themselves this time.
    I know that it has taken them hours upon hours to glue on each little crystal by hand and it is all colour coordinated to match her sacred iconography. What a perfect little statue to invite home to a small apartment, an office or even to plant seeds of her tantra for your children.
    She’s modern yet traditional. Outlandish yet classic. I am head over heels in love and infatuated by her. I cannot wait to bring her home.
    Stupendous, marvelous, incredibly neat!

  2. Irene Lim on Jul 10, 2010 at 10:39 am

    That’s right Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) is the first authentic Tibetan arts studio in South East Asia and consist many multi-talented people. They are spiritual people who genuinely wish to contribute towards Dharma through arts. They are the experts in Tibetan arts whether it be construction or restoration of statue, painting of Thangka, sewing of deities clothes, consecration, mantracising, jewellery making, adornments of deities and many others.
    Many people volunteer in KSA in whichever area they are capable of or have interest in. They accumulate alot of merits and benefits from volunteering. Volunteering service is an offering and benefit to oneself and others. For instance, when we adorn jewellery on deities, it actually means we are making offering to the deities so that we have the same gem-like enlightened qualities. When we do anything in relation to restoration or constructing of statues we are actually purifying alot of negativities and set us into achieving our highest goal. All activities in KSA are absolutely meaningful and fulfilling.
    Visit http://www.kechara.com/arts/ today.

  3. pamela on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    Speechless for a moment! So BEAUTIFUL! Love it! Truly one of a kind. Kechara Saraswati Arts (http://www.kechara.com/arts/) did a very GOOD job. Amazed with what the staff and volunteers can do and it all comes from their heart, love and patience. Not only this but so many other things that they can do such as creating statues from clay (http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/2010/07/update-on-clay-statue.html), painting, sewing, beading and many more. This department also have classes for kids and adults on weekends to guide, teach and bring the talented artist hidden in them.
    Last year, I had KSA paint my Vajrayogini’s body painted red, skulls in white and red, even the Katvanga’s faces were colored. I LOVE it very much so the next thing I need to do now is to adorn jewels just like the picture above. Fantastic!

  4. Choi Kim Yok on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    The statue looks beautiful. KSA workers/volunteers have painstakingly glued the crystals onto the tiny statue transforming it into a very modern looking Vajra Yogini. This is one way of earning merits. In KSA there are so many ways of gaining merits. If one can’t paint Buddhas and sew thangkas, one can roll mantras and string pearls which doesn’t require artistic talent. All one needs is a steady pair of hands and a heart that wishes to benefit others. I volunteered for a short while in KSA at the beginning when I first entered Kechara House and I learned to roll mantras which I like to do very much. It has a calming effect on me and I stop thinking of negative things. I’d like to go back to rolling mantras after I retire later this year.

  5. Tyler Mihalson on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    I am so impressed by this artwork. KSA seems like a wonderful place for people to do Dharma in their own way. I feel very ambitious as I dedicate merit after doing sadhanas so that my dharma center can benefit people as much as Kechara House has benefited me and so many others. There are so many facets to Kechara and I think that is one of the MANY reasons it is such a powerful Dharma organization.
    Dear Rinpoche,
    You have personally inspired me so many times in so many ways… I just know that you will bring so many beings to liberation as I am SURE you have done in the past. Please, continue to teach and spread the Dharma through all of the wonderful ways you can! The world needs more KSAs, it needs more Kecharas and it needs more amazing lamas like you, Tsem Rinpoche!! Please continue to spread the Dharma!
    With so much gratitude and an inspired heart,
    Tyler

  6. Alvynlee on Jul 10, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    Fantabulous! KSA is becoming more and more creative. A modern twist to traditional Buddha statues. I’m always amazed with beautiful statues, thangkas and buddhist iconography. It is very timely especially to have beautifully crafted and painted Buddha images to be available as tibetan buddhism is spreading very fast in this region now.
    I believe Buddha in whatever forms are becoming more and more beautiful so we the layperson can accept the teachings more easily. With the advancements of technology and the New Age we are going through, traditional images of Buddha will also improve in terms of creativity but of course it is still iconographically correct.
    Maybe in the near future, KSA can collaborate with Kechara In Motion and introduce Lama Tsongkhapa or Buddha in 3D. ;)

  7. Ashley on Jul 10, 2010 at 6:34 pm

    The statue looks amazing, the statue has deeply impress me by the first seen. Be honestly, I have not seen many statues before, but the Vajra Yogini has bring a lot of attention to me. I believe KSA workers/volunteers have putting a lot of efforts. I understand that by volunteering, we can accumulate alot of merits and benefits. By volunteering, we can even understand more about the story behind with different statue. I wish I could spend sometime with KSA and create more amazing artworks to benefits others and spread the Dharma around.

  8. Anila on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    Yes Vajrayogini is spectacular and stunning. Whoever has done the reconstruction did a very good job. The combination of the colours of the jewels put on the statue is very matching. The dressing up also is very important. It can change tne whole outlook. There is a difference with volunteering or working in KSA. KSA is under the umbrella of Tsem Rinpoche which has also 12 departments. Anyone working for KSA is also working for Rinpoche which indirectly is an offering to Rinpoche. And also accumulating merits for yourself.

  9. Uncle Eddie on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    With a team of dedicated talented people, KSA can make your spiritual world a meaningful experience, as can be seen in these fabuluous creative decorations, especially with the gleaming and sparkling crystals added onto this beautiful 8 inch statue of Vajrayogini! Through the hours of hard work which may have been expertly spent in sticking the crystals onto the statue, this bring out the attractive shine to enhance the devine beauty of this stunning statue. KSA being the 1st authentic tibetan arts studio in south east asia, is the brainchild of our compassion guru, H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. With a strong vision in wanting to bring the people closer to spirituality, Tsem rinpoche is using KSA art to capture the people’s spiritual hearts. Anyone who has artistic skills or for personal appreciation can offer their services to KSA as volunteers and at the same time to enrich their spiritual knowledge.

  10. Knut Eggers on Sep 30, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    Yes, all Buddhas listen to me: I DO want to visit the Ketchara Arts Department and meet its friendly people. LOVE the idea. Please please, oh Vadjra Yoghini, guide me on my long journey.

  11. Knut Eggers on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:25 pm

    Dear Girlie OOI,
    How much idoes this beautiful piece cost?

  12. Knut Eggers on Oct 2, 2010 at 2:25 am

    How do I get to Malaisia, this strange and unknown land of my future?

  13. Anila on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:02 pm

    KSA the only Tibetan art studio in Malaysia that has local, people sewing, painting, putting jewellery, repainting of statues. Rinpoche has his 8″ Vajrayogini statue decorated and beautifully done by local volunteers and staff in KSA. It is much cheaper and when there are flaws in a statue that needs to be corrected immediately. Instead of sending it back to India where transportation charges are incurred. Not only Vajrayogini Images are being done locally but other deities images are also done. Jewelleries are put and brocade clothes are sewn. Sales are cheaper and when many people can afford to buy. This will generate funds to help maintain and sustain and maintain Kechara Saraswati Arts Department.

  14. wei theng on Nov 10, 2012 at 3:55 am

    This is very beautiful! I would like to invite this beautiful, sacred VY home one day!
    KSA has been spreading Dharma through art, creativity and crafts. Well done! Would like to see that KSA organize more art and creativities classes and spread Dharma to the arts lovers.

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  • Socialite becomes a volunteer in Malaysian soup kitchen
    Socialite becomes a volunteer in Malaysian soup kitchen
    In the Malaysian capital, Ruby Khong devotes her lunch hours delivering food to the needy, even when the tropical heat and humidity make it hard to breathe. "It was always about myself, what I wanted and that continued on for a while until 1994," she says. That year, she was on a quest for spiritual guidance in India and met a Buddhist monk named Tsem Rinpoche. Read more here: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29986205
    2 weeks ago
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    Mumu always prepares his bed this way before sleeping. Cute.
    4 weeks ago
  • Watch what Jason Clare said in parliament
    Watch what Jason Clare said in parliament
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    1 month ago
  • Super cute attack. Have to watch!!
    Super cute attack. Have to watch!!
    2 months ago
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    They pump 'things' into poultry to make it look plump and bigger to attract you to buy. Then you eat whatever they've pumped and think how it builds up in your body? Is your taste buds worth it to risk your health? Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
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    Look at this 2 minute video, while Hong Kong is having massive protests,right over the skyline of a city a UFO is spotted observing.. Incredible footage. UFO's are historically said to always gather where there is massive conflicts or congregations of people for hundreds of years.
    2 months ago
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    See this video and do share with friends. See what happens at 1:10........Om Mani Peme Hung Watch it for the sake of the beings within in enduring what they have to endure. Don't think about how you feel because you are not there, but how they feel. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
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    I just purchased an empty locket from an art store for around $10 and had a nice picture of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche inserted in the front and His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche inserted on the others side at home. Attached a str...ing and it's good to wear for blessings. Look how beautiful. I am the type, I devote myself to my practice but I remember it is the sole kindness of the guru's teachings. Without the guru there is no dharma at all as I cannot speak to Buddha directly. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
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    I was gifted this wonderful blingy shiny new pen by a spiritual friend. I didn't know Swarovski pens write so smoothly. I am going to enjoy writing with this. Thank you Jessica Pimentel. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
  • Is this the Loch Ness monster?
    Is this the Loch Ness monster?
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    2 months ago
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    In Kechara Forest Retreat we have a large aviary with many rescued birds and tortoises. We just built a nice pool for them to cool down in. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
  • Rescuing dog in LA river
    Rescuing dog in LA river
    3 months ago
  • This is a very inspiring video by Jim Carrey you must see
    This is a very inspiring video by Jim Carrey you must see
    3 months ago
  • Dalai Lama watching TV
    Dalai Lama watching TV
    3 months ago
  • Dog with a heart of Gold
    Dog with a heart of Gold
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    3 months ago
  • 14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
    14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
    5 months ago
  • The Girl Who Couldn't Cry - Water is Life
    The Girl Who Couldn't Cry - Water is Life
    It's really hard to educate a generation of people born in conditions where they take things for granted. A simple slogan campaign that says, "Save water, It's precious" isn't sticky enough to make inroads. That's exactly where this video steps in: to make people realize how precious water actually is. A brilliant video that follows the heartbreaking story of a young girl that cannot cry. Sounds like fiction? Sadly, it is not.
    6 months ago
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    Dear everyone, All sentient beings deserve to live, be happy and not hurt, including animals. We should never hurt them or eat them. Look how much this chicken welcomes a hug and love. Observe carefully. Don't eat beings who can feel pain because the karma comes back. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
  • The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    Dear friends, See this incredible video. This chimp was found in captivity for many years. Dr Jane Goodall released him into the wild. Look how he comes back to thank her with deep apprecition. It's amazing. Animals have such strong feelings of pain and happiness just like us. We should never hurt them and share with others to not hurt them. Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
    7 months ago
  • Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki is a rescued bird, he now lives in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    9 months ago
  • Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang is one of our rescue birds that live in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    9 months ago
  • The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Today the Mumus (dogs) decided to do a dog orchestra rehearsal together with the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) dogs.
    9 months ago
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    Gongkar is our new bird for Kechara Forest Retreat's aviary. Gongkar never had friends and the original owner could not bring him to his destination. Now he is with us and assimilating in his cage within the aviary for a few weeks then released into aviary. Look at how much he wants attention from the other birds. Cute. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
    1 years ago
  • Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
    Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
    1 years ago
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    Dechog our cockatoo at Kechara Forest Retreat grabbing long beans which he loves. Nice bird. We love him. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
    The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
    1 years ago
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    17 May 2013, heavy rain at Kechara Forest Retreat from 7am-8am (1 hour). Water overflowed the existing drain and also opened up a much wider new "route" for itself.
    2 yearss ago
  • Must see video from Rajendra on our disciplined dogs
    Must see video from Rajendra on our disciplined dogs
    2 yearss ago

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CHAT PICTURES

May all those drowning in delusion reach the further shore._From FB_Hee TS
2 minutes ago
Think of one person in your life who always takes care of you, gives you gifts and is kind to you. What have you done for them recently? (Sourced from 108 ways to grab my APPLES from Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, conceptualised by Sharon Saw)_PB
48 minutes ago
Eating animals is not our “GOD GIVEN RIGHT”, but being kind to them is. (Sourced from 108 ways to grab my APPLES from Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, conceptualised by Sharon Saw)_PB
51 minutes ago
Caring is really hard, but not caring is MUCH HARDER. (Sourced from 108 ways to grab my APPLES from Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, conceptualised by Sharon Saw)_PB
53 minutes ago
Leaving for Kuala Lumpur as tour ends after lunch.Join us next month for another wonderful tour to Kechara Forest Retreat.Thank You. Lucy Yap
6 hours ago
During our Kechara Ipoh Study Group recycling activities in Ipoh Garden today, one of our friends was listening with interest about the introduction of Kechara and Buddha's teachings. Kin Hoe
6 hours ago
Lunch time at Dukkar Apartments. The self-service kitchen at DA caters for the residents and guests alike. Lucy Yap
6 hours ago
They were briefed on the communal living with a unique twist, aimed at fostering mindfulness, civic conscious and awareness for others and their needs at Dukkar Apartments. Lucy Yap
6 hours ago
A visit to the historical Iconic tree with it's significance as explained by Pastor Adeline. To know more, join our next day tour to Kechara Forest Retreat. Lucy Yap
6 hours ago
Watching a video on H.E.Tsem Rinpoche at Souvenir shop, the shop is well stocked with Dharma items for visitors to invite home,Tibetan inspired trinkets or a keepsake of their visit. Lucy Yap
7 hours ago
Our new visitors Mr. Fon and Ms. Kar Wei had volunteered their time and energies to help us segregating the recycle items today during our monthly recycling activities at Ipoh Garden, Perak Malaysia. Kin Hoe
7 hours ago
Today Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed our monthly recycling activities in Ipoh Garden, Perak Malaysia. May all who have contributed to our recycling activities with their items, time and energies be blessed by the 3 Jewels always with happiness and blessings. Kin Hoe
7 hours ago
They offered candles and say prayers to 8foot outdoor stone statue of Lama Tsongkapa at Wisdom Hall. Very nice group picture here. Lucy Yap
7 hours ago
Meditation session with Pastor Adeline at Wisdom Hall. Lucy Yap
7 hours ago
At Wisdom Hall, they offered khata to Rinpoche's throne, where a 13foot indoor statue of Shakyamuni,the founder of Buddhism sat majestically to bless everyone in sight. Lucy Yap
8 hours ago
Participants were delighted to see the various furry,feathered friends and the large flock of rescued birds and a pair of tortoises at the aviary at Kechara Forest Retreat. Lucy Yap
8 hours ago
They were guided to Manjushri Hill, situated on a hilltop. It is named after 4 armed Manjushri, a majestic stone statue that looks over the entire valley.It is truly an amazing and spectacular sight! They were shared the importance of chanting mantras by Pastor Adeline. Lucy Yap
8 hours ago
Be not frightened of dharma but samsara.~H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche _Hee TS
8 hours ago
Interesting visit to the organic farm where Pastor Chia shared the benefits of herb plants.Visitors are invited to embrace and live with harmony with nature with breathtaking abundance of our earth through green programmes held all year round. Lucy Yap
8 hours ago
Pictures of participants offering candles and khatas at H.E.Tsem Rinpoch's cabin at Kechara Forest Retreat. Know more about this holy cabin here. http://retreat.kechara.com/plans-and-facilities/... Lucy Yap
10 hours ago
Offering Khata to H.E.Tsem Rinpoche's throne at the original cabin where Rinpoche lived, worked and conceptualised each and every step of Kechara Forest Retreat'development.To know more visit here http://retreat.kechara.com/plans-and-facilities/ Lucy Yap
10 hours ago
Beautiful setup by Pasror Gim Lee and team at Kechara Forest Retreat to welcome our guests for the day tour. Lucy Yap
10 hours ago
More pictures from this morning's visit to the Gallery and gompa for participants of Day trip to KFR led by Pastor Adeline, before they leave for Kechara Forest Retreat. Lucy Yap
11 hours ago
Participants of day trip to KFR offered khata to Rinpoche's throne and visited the Gallery and was briefed on H.E.Tsem Rinpoche Biography by Pastor Adeline. Lucy Yap
11 hours ago
Pastor Adeline gave a briefing to psrticipsnts of the day trip to Kechara Forest Retreat at Kechara House gompa this morning. Lucy Yap
12 hours ago

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