Talented Pat!

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Pat is a talented seamstress/tailor. Once she gets her hands on any fabric, she will do wonders with it. She is the chief seamstress/tailor at our Kechara Saraswati Arts dept. She works hard, and very dedicated. I am happy to have her with us. On her free time she does EXTRA dharma work too.

Here's Pat in the Tsem Ladrang kitchen. She is doing all day cooking for the last Liaison's Meeting. Liaisons gather once a month to have meetings, updates and decisions for all of Kechara House. Pat appreciates them very much and has volunteered to cook in the kitchen for liaisons. How very caring and loving of Pat. I rejoiced when I heard the news.

Thank you for caring so much Pat!!

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I like this picture of Vivian and Pat in KSA. Such a nice warm picture….thank you ladies for dedicating yourself to others through Dharma!!!! You set a great example on many levels!!
 
 

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  1. ckliew on Jul 25, 2010 at 11:02 pm

    Pat is very talented and at the same time she is also very dedicated to her work at KSA. I met Pat for the 1st time a few months back when i went visiting at the KSA workshop at that time PAT hurts her hand and it seems the injuries was quite extensive judging by the bandage she had around her hand. What surprises me most was she is still there , at KSA still working or doing other works ! Amazing enough for some of us even when we hurt a toe we might have skip work or report sick to our superior.
    We all can learn and take inspiration from PAT.

  2. Paris on Jul 26, 2010 at 5:14 am

    I don’t think many people know this, but Pat also has to travel great distances to come to work each day, but she has done so for several years now, and uncomplainingly.
    Pat used to work with a famous designer in the heart of KL – very glamorous job, one I used to most envy because she’d be knee deep every single day in beads and sequins and lots and lots of tulle… but it reallyw asn’t long before she decided to trade it all in for Dharma.
    She’s really been one of the pioneers for KSA, especially in their sewing department and worked hard to get it to where it is. She’s also one of the very, very, very few people in the city who are skilled in traditional Tibetan techniques of sewing – we are proud of her, and I’m certainly proud to know her.

  3. keng tan on Jul 26, 2010 at 5:35 am

    Yes, I agree with all said. Pat has an unstinting love for dharma and the people around her. She works hard and very meticulous too. She is a treasure to have, indeed.

  4. benji on Jul 26, 2010 at 5:59 am

    Whenever we get carried away, thinking that we have contributed much in Dharma, we should be HUMBLED by Pat’s effort; REJOICE wholeheartedly and be truly INSPIRED!

  5. Janice on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    Thank you Pat for believing everyone has a hidden talent or skill that can be developed and providing your guidance. Pat has great creativity, she can sew and create beautiful things for your statue, your Bhumpa, your butter lamp, etc..just ask Pat and she will be more than happy to let you know the possibilities. Always smiling and taking care of everyone at KSA, whether food or drinks. Wonderful, beautiful person.

  6. Susan Lim on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:59 pm

    Pat is talented and just like Janice said, Pat believes everyone has a hidden talent. I remember visiting KSA many years back and was amazed at Pat’s work. I stood next to her, watching her work on the little, brocade outfit for Lama Tsongkhapa. It’s the cutest!! (if that’s the right word to use) It’s so small, yet looks so regal. That’s when Pat turned to me and said, “you can learn to do this too, i can teach you.”
    I’m very proud of Pat, Vivian and all the crew in KSA. Your work, dedication and effort puts us on the map as the first Tibetan Art Studio in south east asia!

  7. patsy on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    From working alongside with a famous designer, Pat has chosen to be with Kechara Saraswati Arts; a job that she so devotedly handled with great care and love.
    Pat is a pleasant, gentle and soft spoken lady who is very creative and coming out with new ideas to beautify statues, stupas, wealth vases, bumpa etc. She can never say “No” or “Cannot” when a request is sent in to KSA. Many times, I have requested her to do something that my customers needed urgently and she will rush and oversees that the work is done within dateline.
    Pat, you are a gem in KSA and you welcome everyone with your warm, sweet smile!!!

  8. spark-Ling on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    Pat comes in a package – a bundle of joy, infectious laughter, sheer encouragement, and oozes loves and friendship…
    It is a joy to be around her, you can feel her vibrant energy and her focussed on the creating works of art which are so cleverly planned and executed. She makes everything much simpler and is very encouraging with her gestures and words, from teaching how to roll mantras, to sanding and painting statues and to doing beading and sewing.
    No matter if you are all toes, you will feel that under her, there is still hope for you to learn and sew, pick up the crystals and be able to stick skillfully, mix and match the right colours for painting, a teacher and a friend to all!
    Multi-tasking, multi-talented, and going beyond the call of duty, Pat is an asset!

  9. Shirley Tan on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:21 am

    Pat’s one of many Kechara’s Wonder Women – warm, kind, multi talented and with such a great generous heart.
    Spark-Ling described Pat absolutely so well! She does come in a package of wonderful things!

  10. Josh Akers on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    What a fantastic example of the energy we can have and should all have for Dharma work. Enough said for me…
    Losang Dragpa, at your feet, I pray.

  11. Uncle Eddie on Aug 1, 2010 at 11:48 pm

    It seems obvious that Pat’s love for Dharma inspired her to be so devoted to her work at Kechara Saraswati Arts, partcularly in her unique designing of clothing for the sacred statues wealth vases and bhumpas. Being multi tasking and talented, coupled with her expert mantra cutting ad rolling skills, painting of statues, skilful choice of crystals and matching of precious stones in statues. She can be considered a valuable asset to Uncle Kechara House Organisation.

  12. Anila on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:54 pm

    Hi Pat, is my robes ready for fitting yet? Dont be alarmed I was just kidding. Just like Lily Ng, Pat is also very devoted to KSA. The difference is Pat is a full time staff while Lily Ng was a volunteer until a week ago when she joined KSA full time. I use to go to KSA to volunteer rolling mantras once a week. During this time I got to know her better and not just hello and good bye affair.I percieve her as a very motherly figure. She is always welcoming her visitors who come to KSA with a broad smile. Then will always be at the door to send you off irespective of whether you are a newby or oldie or just a customer. I also notice she is every ready to help in any departments that need help in their activites. She is also a great asset to KSA.she is an all rounder. She paints. she beads, she roll mantras, she sews decorative brocades for Ritual Items. And even Thangkas and Rinpoche’s robes with Nepali’s taylor help. Keep your good qualities up Pat!

  13. Margaretlee on Nov 12, 2010 at 10:39 pm

    Pat is like all what you all said, a gem for Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA). Her hands seem to work wonders and mircales all the time.

    Pat is a greast teacher to me in teaching me how to sew, she is exceptionally patient.

    Pat works quietly and very hard always, meeting deadlines and I applaude her dedication in her work. She is indeed a GEM for KSA and Kechara!

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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
    3 weeks 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
    3 weeks ago
  • Is this the Loch Ness monster?
    Is this the Loch Ness monster?
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    1 month 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
    2 months ago
  • Rescuing dog in LA river
    Rescuing dog in LA river
    2 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
    2 months ago
  • Dalai Lama watching TV
    Dalai Lama watching TV
    2 months ago
  • Dog with a heart of Gold
    Dog with a heart of Gold
    Description
    2 months ago
  • 14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
    14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
    4 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.
    5 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
    6 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
    6 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
    7 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
    7 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.
    8 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
    12 months 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
    12 months 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.
    1 years 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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    Dato' Ruby won the Bella Awards!
    2 yearss ago
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    This is a wonderful video for Moh Mei because she is sleeping in the KECHARA FOREST RETREAT CONTAINERS all alone...ehehehhehe...this is a new friend to keep her company....tsem rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
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    Answer to Jo
    2 yearss ago

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Everyone watched the Earthlings video seriously. We get to understand, where our pets, food, leather actually came from. The cruelty that we have did to animal to fulfilled our desire. Link to earthlings http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/earthlings.html - By Puja House
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Long run Buddies. ^^ ~ Erick @ Kechara ~
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20 Oct, Monday. Lama Chopa prayer was done in Kechara for the deceased. May he have swift and good rebirth. By Puja House
4 hours ago
At Kechara House gompa last night,English Setrap puja was lead by Mr.Loo and assisted by KH Ng. Pastor Han Nee was the pastor on duty. Lucy Yap
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Food Bank program activities carried out over the week a few poor families in Klang Valley. Vivian@KSK KL
6 hours ago
Food Bank program activities carried out over the week a few poor families in Klang Valley. Vivian@KSK KL
6 hours ago
We keep looking outside for the light when we should now become the light.~ H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche_Hee TS
6 hours ago
We cannot separate Dharma practice from life. We cannot separate life from Dharma Practice. If we do, we don’t understand Dharma correctly, or life correctly.~ H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche_Hee TS
6 hours ago
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. ~ Zen Proverb _Hee TS
6 hours ago
Thank You dear Rinpoche for this magazine on the phenomenal Maya Angelou, the modern day Renaissance woman. DR.
8 hours ago
Gizmo and Luilui on canvas using coffee as paint. Malaysia has many artists who experiment different techniques of painting. DR.
8 hours ago
Pastor Han Nee with the Buddha Amitayus statue she invited from Kechara House gompa this morning. http://www.kechara.com/ Lucy Yap
8 hours ago
Surely, if ‪#‎slaughterhouses‬ had glass walls, would not all of us be ‪#‎vegetarians‬? But slaughterhouses do not have glass walls. The architecture of slaughter is opaque, designed in the interest of denial, to insure that we will not see even if we wanted to look. And who wants to look? ~‪#‎Earthlings‬ Do take the time and watch this video because it is really about each and everyone one of us who inhabits this ‪#‎planet‬ ‪#‎earth‬! http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=17514 It will be our topic for our next ‪#‎blog‬ chat discussion... Date: Friday 24th 8PM USA (PST) / Saturday 25th 11AM M'sia (GMT+8) "How much we can learn is a plus. We can never overlearn the dharma" ~ Tsem Rinpoche (joy)
16 hours ago
A old homeless uncle was not feeling well and the medic team checked his blood pressure which was very high. He was sent to Penang General Hospital for observation. Patsy
18 hours ago
Food distribution in George Town, Penang. Patsy
18 hours ago

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