KSA & MY BEAUTIFUL STATUE REPAIRED

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Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) is one of the 12 departments of Kechara, look at their wonderful work in restoring the statue of Kyabje Zog Rinpoche perfectly! There are many talented members and volunteers in KSA everyday to paint statues, tsatsas, sew Buddhas’ clothes, thangkas’ brocades etc…it is truly a wonderful place for artistic people to dedicate their skills to Dharma. Dharma through art is this dept’s motto.

Here you can read more about this department and what they do: http://www.kechara.com/ksa/

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Damaged and in need of restoration

 

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Talented volunteer lili working to restore..

 

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Skilled hands have repaired the enlightened hands of this statue

 

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Wow!! nearly restored and adding final touches

 

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Fully restored…now we will offer the brocade Pandit’s hat and robes and place back onto the shrine

 

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Fully completed Statue of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. I offered new brocade robes today and was invited back to Ladrang

 

Thank you Lili for doing such a wonderful job!

Tsem Rinpoche

 

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The happy and hardworking crew of Kechara Saraswati Arts Dept of KH

 

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Mitra and his wife who are part of the hardworking crew of Kechara Saraswati Arts Dept. Mitra very talented in doing beadwork with pearls. Amazing patient steady hands. So much talent

Paul Yap is overseeing this wonderful Dept. If you have any questions you may inquire with them through email or handphone.

 

Paul

Paul Yap Mobile: +6012-364-9797 or read about him:

http://www.kechara.com/features_view.php?p=46

 

Paul have been with me for many years even before I opened and started Kechara House and it’s 12 depts. They have alot of history with me and have been very loyal and hardworking people. Very nice people in fact.

Paul is in the process of making a 12ft Tsongkapa, 8ft Vajra Yogini and 8ft Setrap statues for our new prayer hall which will start renovations soon. Our Current prayer hall is too small already. The new Kh prayer hall will be able to seat 700 comfortably.

Wan will then take over from Paul and have the three statues painted and mantras put inside. To be ready for the new prayer hall.

The various depts of kh work hand in hand.

More and more people from all over Malaysia now inquiring re our statues for their centres and individual altars. Also they are sending many of their own statues for repair work, touch up or repaint. Wonderful!

Tsem Rinpoche

 

P.S.  SEE WHAT HAPPENED TO KYABJE ZONG RINPOCHE’ STATUE OF WHY IT NEEDED TO BE REPAIRED IN THE FIRST PLACE:

http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/2010/03/?p=4601

 


BELOW ARE SOME OTHER STATUES PAINTED IN KSA

 

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Some of the nice people that work in KSA left to right is Nani, Min, Mitra, Anita, Kumar. I respect these people so much. They work hard and they do good work. Very talented.

 

 


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15 Responses to KSA & MY BEAUTIFUL STATUE REPAIRED

  1. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm

    Very nicely repaired by the KSA team !

  2. Tsetchi on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    Beautiful statue !
    More colours, it’s like a new one ! Where did you put the plant ? Is it growing ?
    Much care and love.

  3. thierryfornow on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:36 am

    It is rejoycing to see the care and love given in the repair of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche statue.
    Lili, you look fabulous in these pics!
    Thierry

  4. Bonita Khoo on Jul 4, 2010 at 3:04 am

    Lily Ng is another talented artist of Kechara. She had helped to repair Rinpoche’s previous incarnation statue in Kechara House earlier when it was damaged in transit.
    When Zong Rinpoche’s statue was damaged by the water leakage in Rinpoche audience room in Kechara House, every one of us thought it was a bad omen! We were so relieved when we heard from 2 senior old monks and 1 high lama from the monastery that this is actually a good omen which indicates growth and support for Rinpoche’s dharma works.
    Kechara Saraswati Arts http://www.kechara.com/ksa was the brain child of Tsem Rinpoche in bringing Tibetan arts and thangka painting for our local students. From this department, we have had many talented students emerging and it is also a place where we can calm our mind and collect merits by painting Buddha statues, rolling mantra, beautifying Buddha statues etc.
    Tsem Rinpoche had created various opportunities for every one to practice dharma and collect merits. This is one of Rinpoche’s skilful ways to bring us closer to dharma and to transform ourselves.
    Thank you Rinpoche for always watching over and caring for us.

  5. Shirley Tan on Jul 6, 2010 at 3:42 am

    Kechara is never lacking of talents. There are so many different gifted individuals in this Buddhist organization, and I can only imagine it is because of its charismatic Spiritual Advisor. I dare say that there is no other Buddhist organization which caters to such a diverse group of people, with such varied interests. Kechara Saraswati Arts is one of my faves because this is where I go to get my statues ‘done up’. Beyond just ‘enhancing’ my statues, I can only enhance my own skills through the various classes that KSA holds – from kids’ painting classes to flower arrangement for adults, sewing of mala bags for the whole family and etc. KSA did such a beautiful job restoring Rinpoche’s statue of Zong Rinpoche, his Root Guru. Just by looking at the pictures, I can see that it is done with love and care. Rinpoche has always said that we can express spirituality through many ways, and one of them is through arts and craft. In KSA, we can collect so many merits by painting Buddha statues, offering jewels to the Buddha images, or in creating those holy images and many more. How very kind of our Guru to create the many ways for us to collect merits, learn and get Enlightened. Enlightenment through the Arts begins here.

  6. Li Kim on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:35 am

    When news broke that a leak in Rinpoche’s audience room in KH1 had damaged the statue of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, everyone panicked. I was thinking to myself, “Oh no, how will Rinpoche find a replacement? Can such a precious statue ever be replaced?”
    Thank you to KSA and Lily that today the statue has been restored beautifully.
    It is amazing how Dharma work, even in the context of art can bring the best talent out of anyone. Lily’s workmanship is delicate and meticulous. Imagine that she is not even “professional”. In fact, I do not think a professional could do a better job because the care level could never match the care Lily gave.
    Dharma work is all about caring for someone else more than oneself. Dharma work is all about developing selflessness and benefitting others. In Kechara, there are many avenues for anyone to develop this type of selfless caring. We have 13 departments today. If you care about helping and nurturing people you can be a part of KSK and KC. If you care about books you can be in KMP. If you care about meditation and prayers you can be involved in pujas in KH. And the list goes on and on. There is just no room for excuses not to care in Kechara because we are structured to suit all levels of people from all walks of life. All you need to have is a heart that cares, and everyone does no matter how hard they pretend not to ☺
    Find out more how you can be a part of Kechara by logging on to http://www.kechara.com

  7. Ooi Pe on Jul 9, 2010 at 2:52 am

    Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) was born with the idea to merge arts with spirituality. When it started, KSA was just a small group of students “parking” themselves at Kechara Paradise SS2 – they started out with mantra rolling which were needed to be consecrated inside Buddha statues. When they outgrew the place as their activities increased, they moved to a shoplot just down the road. Now they are producing beautiful pieces of sewn brocades, colourfully painted statues, hand-made pieces of attractive beadworks and many other crafted items. Many volunteers have testified that it is very fulfilling to spend time there as they not have only collected merits through the efforts they have put in, but they found that it is the place to go to calm our mind. This is just one of Rinpoche’s way for us to collect merits while at the same time bringing out our creative side.

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  9. Uncle Eddie on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:39 pm

    A Buddha statute is said to connect the owner or a potential ownner to enlightenment. Each statute be it copper, ethnic, or resin is believed to be truly brought alive by which it is painted, sewn, decorated or adorned. The selfless effort, hardworkingness and love which go into each statute represent the spiritual respect these talented people doing the restoration work at KSA has for the statute of the Devine being. KSA is actually never lacking of skillful talents who came with a heart that really cares. CONGRATULATIONS for a job well done KSA!

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  11. Wan Wai Meng on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:21 am

    Not many buddhist organisations have an arts department. I have seen how KSA brings art to the people in general and public. It was so innovative of Rinpoche to create a arts department that is based on spirituality!

  12. patsy on Dec 23, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    There are many talents in Kechara and one of them is Lily. Besides this holy statue of Zong Rinpoche, she has repaired and restored Rinpoche’s previous incarnation. She has done a wonderful job to restore this holy statue.

    It is said that creating or painting Buddha images with the correct motivation purifies negative karma associated with the body, generates long life and good health. Buddha statues are representation of the enlightened beings and with every prayer, prostration and offering made to these images, tremendous merits will be accumulated by those who are involved in creating or painting of these images.

  13. Tony (Jamyang Puntsog) on Feb 4, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    Dear Sir/Mdm,

    I am a 56year old man, Singaporean, a volunteers and a student of Ven. Lama Dorjee of Sakya Tenphel Ling for the past 16 years. Regularly, I, too visit Amitabha Buddhist Centre where I first learn about Buddhism 17 year ago.

    We used to have a Sakya Lama who visited our monastery to repair and re-paint our monastery Buddha Statues and also for others students or anyone who need this services.

    For the last few years, he have not visited us and we do not know why but a few of us and I do needed this service urgently.

    I am more then willing to travel all the way to your monastery to have all my Buddha statues re-painted. (Gold leaf – gilding on the Buddha face and colour painting on the Buddha body.)

    I am a dedicated and committed practitioners and wish that my request could be acceptable.

    If it is possible, Please advise me how long it take to re-paint and how much it cost.

    I have the following Buddha statues needed to be re-paint:-

    1) Vajrasattva 3.9”
    2) Dorje Chang Buddha (Vajradhara) 8”
    3) Manjushri 6”
    4) Amitabha 8”
    5) Padmasambhava 8”
    6) Medicine Buddha 8“
    7) Amitayus 8”
    8) Usnisavijaya 3.9”
    9) White Tara 8”
    10) Yellow Dzambhala 6”
    11) Namtösé 8”

    Of course, we have the complete set of buddha statues and thangka, Bodhisattvas Dakini, Goddess Protector with Tsog and Puja for all our practices and daily practice. like:

    Smoke Offering
    Light Offering
    Buddha of the Ten Directions
    Five Dhyani Buddha statues
    Shri Hevajra statues
    Yamantaka Thangka
    Vajrayogini Thangka
    Begtse Chen Thangka
    Shakyamuni Buddha statues
    Verses of the Eight Auspicious Noble Ones
    Chenrezig statues
    Green Tara statues
    Sheldam Nyingjang (Invoking Dzambhala)
    White Dzambhala
    Black Dzambhala
    Green Dzambhala

    The Eight Great Bodhisattvas Statues –

    Mañjuśrī, Vajrapani Avalokiteśvara Maitreya, Ksitigarbha, Sarvanivaranaviskambhin, Ākāśagarbha, Samantabhadra

    All our statues are of Tibetan type and I hope to hear from you soonest possible and thanks in advance for your kind understanding and support.

  14. Wylfred Ng on Dec 24, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    Wow beautiful artwork of KSA!!!

    I am really happy that we can have Tibetan Art artist in Malaysia that can provide so many services that are very difficult to find.

    I have sent my 3 inch tsa tsa to KSA to do painting. And the artwork is superb!!

    Thanks to Rinpoche for creating this wonderful department.

  15. gwee on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:18 am

    Hi, am looking to refurbish my bucha from current color to silver and paint with gold furnish

    Kindly advice do you have a branch in Singapore,if do pls advice the address and contact person

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"I like doing things that are going to last longer than a minute in the world."~ Christy Turlington
1 month ago
Click on this picture to enlarge and tell me what they are doing? Tsem Rinpoche 
1 month ago
"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous or honest." ~ Maya Angelou
2 months ago
Mother gorilla's heart- A child fell into the gorilla cage. She broke her arms and legs and she was unconcious. A male gorilla came and tried to hurt her. Luckily, a female gorilla rescued her by chasing other gorillas away not to hurt her. This is an instinct of mother animals that take care of their babies. The mother gorilla climbed the 57 ft wall and took the girl to the zoo officer. The girl was sent to hospital and the doctor cured her. Thanks to mother gorilla's kind heart. -From FB (Please always be kind to animal. Never hurt them, kill them or eat them. Tsem Rinpoche)
2 months ago
October 3, 2014-Karen said there were even people in the Gifts Department of Kechara participating in Blog Chat today. Wonderful to learn. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
October 3, 2014-William, Pastor David, Pastor Jean Ai and Jean Mei preparing for blog chat. Nice people here!
2 months ago
October 3, 2014-In Kechara Forest Retreat, the room is filled with Kecharians on the blog chat right now. According to Pastor Adeline who sent the photo, the whole room is buzzing with blurping sounds from blog chat!! LOL. I like this when people learn the dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
I've been friends with Dato' Ruby for nearly 20 years. When I asked her to head the Kechara Soup Kitchen she immediately agreed and put all her energy into making it successful. Many are benefitted by this. Kechara is committed to continuing to benefit others. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Our likes and dislikes are impermanent, so don't be stuck.~Tsem Rinpoche 
2 months ago
LOL. This guy is cute!
2 months ago
Please sign this petition. It will take five minutes to make a difference. Tsem Rinpoche https://action.hsi.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=104&ea.campaign.id=31967&ea.tracking.id=facebook
2 months ago
When this female named Dorothy died of heart failure, all the chimpanzee family came out of the forest to say good bye..... the most stunning reaction was a recurring, almost tangible silence, reported staff at Cameroon’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Centre. If you know chimpanzees, then you know that they are not usually silent beings. I think it’s beautiful how many of the chimps are touching each others’ shoulders.~from Butterbin
2 months ago
Praise to the Lady Buddha who eliminates all source of suffering. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 months ago
This is a cool snapshot! I love the paranormal mysteries. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 months ago
Our Kechara's Dato' Ruby is on this month's cover of prestige magazine for her work in our Soup Kitchen. Congratulations to a kind lady and my good friend. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Is it time to worry? You tell me. See what I'm talking about please: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53452
2 months ago
How nice that Caryl Dumaine Lamont Munson reminds us that although the contest is over, the goal of the contest is still to be achieved. See what he is talking about: Win A Manjushri: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=52496 Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Once in a while we step through something magical that gives us hope and we continue on. ~Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
New species of herbivores discovered in USA...LOL...Tsem R
2 months ago
Must read this chart and share. TR
2 months ago
This is excellent! Save photo!
2 months ago
These two bright young people arrived in Los Angeles today to visit and help. They are very sincere and caring people. Glad to see them. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 months ago
If you want to read about compassion, strength, wisdom and fortitude, get this special edition of Essence. I did. Wonderful and a lot to learn from this lady of wisdom Ms. Maya Angelou. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
The holy Tsongkapa image when He first arrived to Kechara.  Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
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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
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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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    4 weeks 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!!!
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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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Everyone can’t eat the same food, practice the same religion or have the same coloured hair. So it is better to respect and accept DIVERSITY. (Sourced from 108 ways to grab my APPLES from Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, conceptualised by Sharon Saw)
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Outer beauty wear off, inner beauty gets even better with time. Treasure inner beauty in order to gain happiness. (Sourced from 108 ways to grab my APPLES from Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, conceptualised by Sharon Saw)_PB
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If you’re going to speak, speak the truth and kindly. Your words can tear someone apart or make their day. (Sourced from 108 ways to grab my APPLES from Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, conceptualised by Sharon Saw)_PB
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“摧毁”我们的敌人也许会给我们胜利或成就的错觉,然而到了最后,另一个人又会伤害我们,而这将变成无止境的恶性循环,我们终将是输家。勇敢地面对自己,活出自己才是正道。~ 詹杜固仁波切 http://m.weibo.cn/1837031263/B6iJvAfmf From: June Tang (Khjb)
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我们大多数人之所以失败,因为我们不真的往内心检讨失败的原因并且做出内心的转变,更忙着往外找错处。~ 詹杜固仁波切 http://m.weibo.cn/1837031263/B8mWhiyhk From: June Tang (Khjb)
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【忿怒相和半忿怒相的分别】愤怒相——眼睛圆睁凸出,火焰状的眉毛和胡须,尖牙外露,头发飞扬。半愤怒相——眼睛斜视、头发可披落或飞扬,未必显露尖牙或牙齿。愤怒相本尊、护法如大黑天、金甲衣护法、黑文殊菩萨、狮面空行母等。半愤怒相有大白伞盖佛母、金刚瑜伽母、赫鲁嘎、以及度母的某些化现等。~ 詹杜固仁波切 http://m.weibo.cn/1837031263/B7siYcmLv From: June Tang (Khjb)
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佛教护法就本尊有截然不同的“作用”但祂们都源自同一个心识。本尊是让你仿效,并透过祂们的修持而获成就。佛教护法则在你修本尊法门之时护持你。我们不会在一开始修本尊法门即获成就,要有成就并非一朝一日之事,也不是一星期一年就做到的。它是个循序渐进的过程。在这个过程里头,许多恶业将牵引出可能会导致你偏离修行的情况,而佛教护法就在这个时候护持你,好让你继续修行。~ 詹杜固仁波切 http://m.weibo.cn/1837031263/Bao4AxuiM From: June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
佛法是带给人们快乐的,因为即使我们受苦,都是为了有意义的目的。没有佛法的时候,所有的苦将带来更多的苦。有佛法与否,你都会经历自己行为带来的业果。因此,有了佛法,你是带着了解和耐心去经历这一切。 ~ 詹杜固仁波切 http://m.weibo.cn/1837031263/BbxYTloer From: June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
佛法道场是一个让人们学习佛法并因此而转变的地方。这个地方不为其他的。~詹杜固仁波切 http://m.weibo.cn/1837031263/BcWQd7xjG From: June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
The 6th Tsongkhapa Retreat in progress at Kechara (JB).May everyone be well, continue to learn and practice dharma. From: June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
Dharma work is good for the body, speech & mind.~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
Not eating animals doesn't hurt us in any way but actually helps us.~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
We are not perfect and that is liberating.~H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche _Hee TS
5 hours ago
When you choose to benefit others, expect all types of responses.~H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche _Hee TS
6 hours ago
We can travel & experiences all cultures, but we end up in the same place.~H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche _Hee TS
6 hours ago
Walking meditation @ KFR
9 hours ago
Healthy food is served in our weekend meditation program. Julia@KFR
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Personal guide on sitting meditation given by Anila Choi. Julia@kfr.
10 hours ago
We apply cream to our face to take care of our skin, we meditate to take care of our mind. Julia@KFR
10 hours ago
Completed 400 rounds of Migtsema recitations for my personal Tsongkhapa retreat to dedicate to my precious Guru, Tsem Tulku Rinpoche for his long life and stable health. - Soon Huat
24 hours ago
Benefitting others does not mean you'll be appreciated, it just means you are doing the right thing. ~‪H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche_Hee T
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@henryooi52: Complex or simple is up to us on how we want to see it. ~H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche _Hee TS
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“If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.” ~Unknown_Hee TS
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If you always feel like giving up or running away, the solution is to just push yourself and do whatever it is that you are running away from. (Sourced from 108 ways to grab my APPLES from Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, conceptualised by Sharon Saw)_PB
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