Kechara’s 13 Departments (Part 1)

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A lot of new people who first visit Kechara or just heard about Kechara get quite confused about how many departments there are…or where they can contribute and volunteer! hehe There are 13 departments in Kechara Organization…all of them are extensions of my interests and I have seen them open and grow over the past few years.

A few of my students have written a very good summary of what each departments do, why they exist and have added a few relevant photos.. Have fun reading them!!

Tsem Rinpoche


Part 1 – 6 Departments


Kechara Discovery
Kechara Care
Kechara Saraswati Arts
Kechara Media & Publications
Kechara InMotion


Kechara Discovery Department

H.E. Tsem Rinpoche has loved the Buddha since he was a child living in New Jersey, USA. He would draw little paper Buddha pendants and photocopy rare Buddha pictures that he found in books to give away to people. Though no one had ever taught it to him, he had always believed that an image of a Buddha would bless and protect people.

This passion lives on in Rinpoche until today and was the main reason that Kechara Discovery was conceptualised in 2008: to make Buddha images accessible and plentiful for people everywhere, especially for their spiritual practice.

One of the main functions of Kechara Discovery within the organisation is to source for new Buddha statues and create a range of Buddha pendants based on Rinpoche’s designs. Liaison Paul Yap was selected to head this department and his hard work is well paying off now: the things he has achieved are just spectacular! Since its inception, Kechara Discovery has managed to source for many of the statues and create various exquisite ranges of pendants that Kechara Paradise carries now.

KD’s largest and most recent project has been in creating the central Buddha statues for Kechara House’s new gompa. This is no small feat, we can assure you! Paul has to travel abroad every other week to personally oversee the construction of these statues and advise the manufacturers on correct iconography and details. But with plenty of creative energy and a great eye for detail, there couldn’t be any more perfect a person for the job!

The central images in Tsem Ladrang – the heartbeat of the Kechara organization – were also created by Kechara Discovery. For example, the statue of Rinpoche’s previous life which sits in the grand hall and Rinpoche’s personal Vajrayogini statue in his room were all the result of KD’s incredible hard work. What fantastic and huge merit they must be creating!

While Rinpoche was growing up in America, and later when he was living in the monastery in India, such delightful statues and pendants would have only been a dream. Although he would very much have liked to give away pendants and statues, funds were very limited. Now, with the creation of so many beautiful statues in varying sizes, portable tsa tsas and pendants, Rinpoche is much closer to fulfilling a wish to make Buddha images available to everyone, no matter what their budget or style preferences may be. Ultimately, these images are to inspire people in their practice and form a central focus for their daily prayers and contemplations.

As well as introducing people to many Buddha images, Rinpoche has also taken many students and friends on pilgrimages to numerous spiritual power places in Bodhgaya, Gaden Monastery in South India, Nepal and even within our sacred Kechara organisation in Kuala Lumpur. Rinpoche takes his students to these places so that they can be blessed by the energy of enlightened Beings to further their spiritual practice, attainments and work, and to plant innumerable spiritual seeds within their minds. Click here for more information on the benefits of going on pilgrimage. Rinpoche has also blogged about these various sites, such as the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, Naropa’s cave in Kathmanu, Nepal and Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet.

Rinpoche’s dream to help many people to connect to these sacred places is also being realised by KD. Now, a second part of their portfolio is to make arrangements for such pilgrimages. All the logistics and tour details, as well as explanations, specific prayers and meditations to be performed at these specific locations are all handled by KD so you can be assured of a most spectacular trip. Many of the locations of these sacred power places are rare and off the beaten track, but KD make sure we can get to them, offering us a much more exclusive and insightful spiritual experience.

Moving forward, this young and dynamic team of five now have bigger plans to bring their pendants and Buddha statues to the world. The small but vibrant department is also working on a showroom that will showcase many of their unique masterpieces. This showroom will introduce the art of Buddha statues to the masses, so that they can also be appreciated and welcomed into the homes of non-Buddhists.

Paul the head of department says, “I plan to expand Kechara Discovery into a showroom to highlight various concepts of home décor and to make the concept having a Buddha statue a very attractive and viable proposition. On top of that, Kechara Discovery will have a lot of work in the future sourcing and producing the large statues for Kechara World Peace Center. We have a lot of work ahead and it’s all going to be very exciting!”

 

 

KD1: A cosy corner of KD’s current office, where many vast and exciting ideas manifest into reality!



 

KD2: A showcase of KD’s huge range of Buddha images, to suit every person’s practice.



 

KD3: KD gets their inspiration for beautiful statues from traditional cultures like Nepal, but have since created many of their own exquisite images.



KD4: At the Self-Arising Tara Chapel in Kathmandu, Nepal, one of the many places that KD travels to on pilgrimages.



KD5: Take a trip back in history and visit the temples of old, like Kumbum Monastery, Lama Tsongkhapa’s birthplace. Kechara Discovery shows you how!


 

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Kechara Care Department

One of Rinpoche’s passions has always been to take care of friends and students in order to bring them closer to the Dharma. However, as Kechara House and its various departments grow, it soon became difficult for Rinpoche to maintain the amount of people that was coming in. Hence, Kechara Care was formed to take care of these new people, give them guidance and help them as they start their spiritual journey.

Liaison Chuah Su Ming, who is immensely kind, attentive and always looking for ways to benefit others, is the head of this department. Kechara Care’s work is huge and spans many departments as Su Ming and her fellow Kechara Care staff are involved in every Kechara event or activity to talk to and assist new friends in the organisation. On top of that, Kechara Care also does its best to support existing members and Kechara staff by providing help when they are ill or facing difficulties, and by encouraging them towards the Dharma with many gifts, advice and love.

Liaison Su Ming, head of Kechara Care shares, “Kechara Care holds great responsibility to manage the new people who come into Kechara House everyday through its various departments. These people need nurturing, care and someone to talk to. That is where my department comes in, to talk about Kechara and Rinpoche. I will ensure that is all done with lots of love and care!”

Kechara Care has just recently opened Kechara Lounge, just a few doors away from the new Gompa in SunwayMas. The lounge is opened to all members and friends as a place to chill out, dance, make friends, sing their hearts out and sip on yummy non-alcoholic drinks. Birthday parties, receptions, celebrations and all types of events are welcomed to be held in Kechara Lounge. More regular events and Dharma parties will also be planned for Kechara Lounge in the near future.

But how does this all fit into a Buddhist organization? A disco in a Dharma centre? How radical! Yes, it might be, but Kechara Care and its hip, happening lounge is all about creating conducive, comfortable, relaxing places for people to meet, gather, create friendships and develop support for each others’ spiritual practice. Dharma isn’t just about sitting in a puja session for hours; more importantly, it’s about what you do after you get off your meditation cushion and how you’re bringing this same benefit to others.

In the near future, Kechara Care will be expanding further to the lot right next to the lounge. This will be transformed into a museum and gallery as well as provide essential office space for even more staff to join. With this new museum/gallery new people will be brought on visual journey through the history of Kechara and its various departments, and introduced to the many varied activities and aspects of the organisation. This space will also include cozy discussion areas with comfortable seating so Kechara Care staff and friends can further engage in conversation about the Dharma and Kechara.

Besides Kechara Lounge, KC also handles a monthly animal liberation activity that brings families together in this meritorious activity. Fish are released into a large lake in the Kepong Metropolitan Park with recitation of prayers and mantras of Medicine Buddha. Fish pellets are also abundantly given to feed these fishes right after the liberation. KC also organizes Kechara Mini Tours around various departments within the organization which everyone is welcome to join.

The future doesn’t end there. Kechara Care has infinite room for expansion into activities such as baby blessings, weddings, parties etc. In the future, Kechara Care will also be overseeing a children and youth department to nurture a future generation of Kechara members and Dharma practitioners.


KC1: Kechara Care’s gorgeous lounge / disco is more than just a beautiful place. Underneath the glitter, it is all about care, love and sharing the benefit of Dharma with others.


KC2: KC organizes mini tours around the various departments of Kechara, to give newcomers an insight into the many activities we have.


KC3: KC plays a pivotal role in organizing the Kechara family days and monthly animal liberation sessions, to bring friends and family together and cultivate a culture of great care, even for our fishy friends!


KC4: Celebrate the good times! KC will make every day a special one for you, especially your birthday! Here they are throwing their first birthday party in the new lounge.


KC5: The other “secret” portfolio of the KC team: they are also all Santa’s Elves! Sharing gifts with new friends is a very big part of what KC do as a means of connecting people to the blessings of Dharma.


 

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Kechara Saraswati Arts Department

Kechara Saraswati Arts began in the back room of Kechara Paradise’s first outlet in SS2, Petaling Jaya, where volunteers would gather in the evenings to roll mantras, paint and do beadwork on Buddha statues.

As this department grew in its work and volunteers, it evolved into a whole department of its own. It branched off and was named after the female Buddha of the arts, Saraswati. After much development and a few changes, this department is now led by Liaison Paul Yap who also heads Kechara Discovery.

H.E. Tsem Rinpoche started this department because of his passion and belief in collecting merit through making offerings to the Buddhas. In KSA, offerings of our time, effort and money are made by adorning Buddha statues and thangkas with precious stones, brocades or intricate painting. Rinpoche encourages his students to make as many offerings as possible to collect lots of merits for our spiritual practice to be successful.

With the development of many services and by exploring many different styles of atrwork, KSA is now able to offer practitioners many different methods for beautifying and painting their statues. For example, some people prefer a more traditional style, while others prefer their statues to be painted in brilliant colours or given a unique antique finish.

In the past, Rinpoche would offer plastic or costume jewellery onto the statues. Now that we have better resources, KSA offers practitioners the opportunity to offer real and semi-precious stones onto the statues. The artists of this department do very fine beadwork of pearls and various semi-precious stones to adorn statues, wealth vases, butterlamps and ritual implements, all according to the customers’ preferences.

KSA also offers traditional sewing methods, such as for brocading of thangkas or in making traditional clothes for Buddha statues. These techniques are all handed down from generations of artists that have learnt their craft from Tibet and the Himalayan region. Our very good friend from Nepal, Raj Kumar, came to KL especially to teach traditional sewing skills that are still being used by KSA.

When all is done, KSA can also insert mantras into Buddha statues as a way of “sealing” and consecrating the statue. Before this is done, many volunteers get involved in rolling strips of mantras or prayers into scrolls which can then be inserted into the statues. This activity is actually a very old practice which is still done in the monastery and is also very perfect for those of us who can’t paint, handle beads or do anything creative!

Besides these services, KSA also organize various art activities for children and adults, such as flower arrangement classes, mala restringing, jewellery-making, painting and beading workshops. Rinpoche’s dream for KSA is to have people craft Buddha statues just like what one of KSA’s staff, Lili Ng, has done recently for Rinpoche. Rinpoche’s other dream for KSA is for the department to expand into an art studio in one of the major shopping malls. It will be a creative heaven for people who like all things creative and arty.

But it isn’t just about an outward appearance. KSA’s deeper purpose is to create a very strong spiritual connection for people. Whether it’s about inviting a statue home, beautifying it or contributing your time as a volunteer, KSA offers people the most precious opportunity of practicing and expressing their spirituality through the arts. Behind every activity in KSA is a very deep and significant meaning for our practice; the very Buddhas that we are painting carrying many profound Dharma teachings just on their physical form. Within this one department alone, there is so much to learn!

As the arts have also been a very therapeutic method for soothing the mind, KSA’s many activities also provide people the chance to unwind and relax, while contributing to something very meaningful. There’s even a relaxing space, called the Hring Room, which encourages volunteers to spend time with each other and work in a calming, fun environment.

Since its humble beginnings KSA has really gone on to great heights. On top of providing all artistic work for the organization, it has also uncovered many hidden talents of individuals throughout Kechara.

Now, they have a firm team of seven staff and many talented volunteers. An example of these talents lie in Lili Ng, a volunteer who has now committed to working part-time with KSA. She has done extensive restoration work on statues, as well as contributed to many painting projects within KSA.

There’s also Pat who decided several years ago to swap her job working with a local fashion designer to sewing clothes for the Buddhas instead! Now, she heads the sewing division of KSA.

The head of Kechara Saraswati Arts, Liaison Paul Yap says, “KSA has come a long way since its early days in the back room of Kechara Paradise. It has since moved into a studio of its own and is now on the brink of even more expansion. The current KSA studio in SS2 will move into SunwayMas in the near future. I will also be looking into expanding into a creative studio in a shopping mall to connect to the vast numbers of young creative people who hang out in the malls. There will be lots more to come for Kechara Saraswati Arts!”


KSA1: The bright, versatile space of KSA allows for many different types of artwork to be done by many volunteers.



KSA2:  At the service of the Three Jewels: Kumar and Nani are KSA’s resident artist and tailor who offer all their talent, time and effort to the department’s growing works.

 


KSA3: Kids classes organized by KSA bring out the most creative, imaginative talents of all children (and those who are young at heart!)

 


 

KSA4: The artwork at KSA is very highly detailed and intricate, and requires great patience and skill. Fortunately, we have many very talented people in this department!

 


 

KSA5: An example of the beautiful paintwork and beadwork that KSA can do on Buddha statues.

 


 

KSA6: Learning the art of traditional sewing from expert tailor Raj Kumar from Nepal.

 


 

KSA7: Even adults have a chance to unleash their inner child in KSA’s many varied workshops. Here, a volunteer Kien Wong teaches participants how to make their own jewellery.



 

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Kechara Media & Publications Department

There are books that make us laugh. There are books that make us think, and there are books that inspire us. However the most valuable books are those that move us to look within and help us change for the better. They shape our lives and give us meaning. This is the kind of literature that Kechara Media & Publications produce.

Kechara Media & Publications (KMP) does more than just print spiritual books. The dynamic, young publishing house also produce videos that spice up minds and make a difference in people’s lives.

KMP began like most departments in the Kechara organisation, by a small group of dedicated students. It started out with two or three people working on books over someone’s dining table; the first official KMP office was made up of two desks pushed together in the corner of a room. As many students experienced the benefits of Rinpoche’s teachings, they wanted to share it with as many people as possible and make these valuable teachings readily available to all. A media and publications department was formed to spread the good word.

Originally, this department just documented Rinpoche’s teachings and transcribed them into articles and books. Today, KMP has evolved into an entity of its own and its books are sold in all major and independent bookstores across Malaysia, as well as online onkechara.com/eshop and amazon.com etc. To date, KMP has published over 25 books in both English and Chinese, elevating Rinpoche’s name in the book world and creating a platform for local authors such as Jamie “Paris” Khoo and David Lai to emerge too.

The books published by KMP are designed and written for the Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. There are inspirational collections of teachings from Rinpoche, biographies of Rinpoche’s students where they share their personal spiritual journeys, comic books of our Spiritual Lineage Masters and gorgeous box sets to introduce the world to some of Kechara’s most central, sacred practices.

In addition, there are beautiful coffee table books that complement one’s home as well as enrich one’s mind. Beyond all else, KMP’s books are aimed to benefit as many people as possible with its inspiring message and beautiful pages. Although its primary ingredient is Buddhism, its presentation of content is universally appealing, fun and hip – even the likes of celebrity journalist Lorraine Hahn and internationally-renowned author Anne Jones, love our books!

The team itself reflects the teachings they are working with. While many of them held highly respected and well-paid jobs as journalists, designers and business owners, they chose to trade in a life on the corporate ladder for the much more exciting and meaningful work of Dharma publishing. The trade-off was worth it – you’ll never see a happier, more fulfilled group of individuals who have that special fortune of working directly with Rinpoche’s teachings on a daily basis.

KMP’s books and videos are a testament that Buddhist teachings are relevant and easily relatable to everyone. The team in KMP comprises a team of 13, including full-time writers, translators, a designer and a cool CEO who believe that spirituality is very relevant, applicable and necessary for our modern daily lives.

The success of many of their titles, including If Not Now, When?, Call Me Paris and There’s No Way But Up are testament to the fact that Buddha’s teachings are just as relevant today as they were 2,500 years ago. Call Me Paris even made it into the Top 10 Bestselling list of Local Authors – a sure sign that her spiritual story is inspiring many young Malaysians around the country.

The importance of KMP lies in getting as many books out to the world’s audience so that people can get the help that they need. Many readers around the globe have been expressed how KMP’s books have touched their lives and changed them. KMP’s books have also landed in the offices of Presidents and Royalty such as former Vice President of USA, Al Gore and the King of Thailand. This goes to show how KMP’s books appeal to all spectrums of society.

For every life that KMP’s books have touched, it is a life benefited. This is what motivates KMP each and every day to do more for others, push the envelope and continue creating beautiful books to inspire the body, mind and spirit. This is the true living mandate of Kechara Media & Publications.


KMP1: The cosy, colourful spaces of the KMP office reflect the vibrant, happy energies of the team itself.



KMP2: More than just officemates, KMP members see each other as real family.



KMP3: Bringing the word to the world! KMP also participates alongside KP in roadshows around the country.



KMP4: At the heart of all KMP’s publications are the teachings and spiritual message of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche



KMP5: We wanna be heard! To promote the teachings and books, KMP also organize regular book clubs and book talks in our own Kechara Paradise outlets and in mainstream bookstores.



KMP6: KMP’s books are now in all major bookstores around the country and have been widely promoted in the most prominent outlets’ store windows and displays.



KMP7: Fame beckons for KMP’s two youngest members, David and Jamie, who have each written spiritual biographies of their experiences in Dharma.


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Kechara InMotion Department

Documenting Dharma teachings and making them interesting to watch is not as easy as it sounds. However the work does become a lot easier when the “star” is a Lama who possesses great screen presence as well as in-depth Dharma knowledge to impart the priceless teachings for all to comprehend.

Kechara InMotion, otherwise known as KIM, is the media and video production department of the Kechara organization. Although they are a small team of only three full-time staff, KIM captures everything audio and visual in Kechara and beyond, and have become a vital arm in documenting everything that happens within Kechara. Content ranges from Rinpoche’s private and public teachings, to personal spiritual journeys of Kechara students such as the Who’s Who series, personal testimonials and the Dharma Princess Diaries; from overseas pilgrimages to special events within the Kechara family. There is always something for everyone because Rinpoche’s teachings cover all aspects of life.

The objective of KIM is to project valuable information and teachings in an exciting format in order to engage the audience. It is only in engaging the audience that actual learning can be shared with all.

Prior to KIM, many of Rinpoche’s teachings were not documented. Some were archived only as audio recordings. It is only with KIM that video documentation has really taken off. Almost every teaching of Rinpoche has been uploaded onto YouTube for everyone’s free viewing pleasure. From YouTube alone, hundreds of people around the world have been able to receive Dharma teachings and begin their practice. It is from these videos that people from as far as Australia, Portugal and Scotland have come all the way to Malaysia to visit and join the centre.

Much like the other departments in Kechara, KIM is also started by a group of students who have been immensely inspired by Rinpoche’s teachings. These students have left their high profile jobs in order to work alongside their Lama to bring valuable teachings to the world’s audience. Liaison and Head of KIM, Han Siew Fong was herself a highly qualified producer who worked on internationally-renowned programmes such as Fear Factor and Deal or No Deal. She has openly shared her expertise with the rest of the team and KIM now boasts a team that can cover every aspect of film production, from filming, to scripting to post-production and extensive editing.

Although KIM’s main mission is spirituality, its scope of work is not limited to Dharma videos. KIM also undertakes commercial jobs to be self-sustaining. However, it is not commercial for commercialism’s sake. All works from the Kechara organization – whatever outward form they may take – is to serve and benefit the greater whole. By its Dharma and commercial projects, KIM realises this vision and is able to bring Dharma to both Dharma practitioners as well as a larger audience who might not otherwise connect to spirituality.

Under the superb leadership of Han, the KIM team is deeply committed to using their talents and skills for a higher purpose. Han herself undertake commercial jobs in order to bring in funds to sustain KIM’s spiritual works. In this way, the team has been able to sustain KIM and even contribute to the entire organisation through their unique talent and skills.

Through KIM, the mass audience can witness the various aspects of how spirituality can be incorporated in our everyday life. Real people and real life are happening through the lenses of KIM, capturing how people’s lives have changed and why spirituality is the pulse of humanity. In documenting all that is valuable and meaningful in life, we are able to give present and future generations the insights to life’s essential learning.


KIM1: Han (left) with her volunteers are the silent heroes who work hard at every single Kechara event to photograph, film and archive every part of our history.

 


KIM2: From live film coverage to chat-shows and interviews, there’s nothing KIM can’t do!

 


 

KIM3: On-site filming at a Nepal pilgrimage in 2008 meant KIM staff were constantly on the go, 24 hours a day through the dusty, tricky streets of Kathmandu.

 


 

KIM4: Full-time staff Chris Tan was not professionally trained in video production but thanks to KIM has picked up all the skills needed to be right up there with the experts.

 


 

KIM5: KIM have really made stars out of our own people and places within Kechara! Here they are filming one of our members in a series of personal testimonials.


 

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  2. odbayar on Jan 25, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    i’m mongolian. i like to listening renbochy

  3. Lee Mun Kit on Sep 28, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    I would like to pay a visit to Kechara Centre but do not have the adress,please let me know where it is located possibly near any known buildings.I am very impressed with Tsem Rinpoche’s Video Clips thru my cousin’s facebook(Yeap Min Siang) from Penang.Tq

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  7. weeliang on Jan 25, 2011 at 9:16 pm

    All the departments at Kechara House benefited me in different ways. To my opinion, we should try to volunteer and experience each and every department to see how they teach us different attributes. This is also an opportunity to meet all the great ppl at the different departments.

  8. Li Kheng on Nov 3, 2010 at 11:33 pm

    It is inspiring that the various Kechara Departments are headed and represented by “normal” people who have pursued and achieved corporate success and have daily livelihood responsibilities. They have willingly and eagerly chosen this “new” path in their lives as a result of the value they witness in the Dharma. They have chosen to dedicate their lives to benefiting others through their skills, abilities and knowledge…thereby leaving being a true legacy. A big “Thank you” to Kecharians for giving us the opportunity to meet pure Dharma and the profound teachings of Tsem Tulku Rinpoche.

    Additionally, this write up clearly reveals the vision and dream behind the 6 departments under Kechara. With deeper understanding in what these departments intend to achieve, volunteers and visitors will also make educated choices on ways to participate and contribute effectively.

    As always, Rinpoche’s blog provide empowering information for us to make progressive and sustainable efforts in our spiritual journey.

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  10. Thierry on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:41 am

    If Kechara is stunning seen from within the organisation. I can only imagine the impression it gives from outside!
    And there is much more to come, look forward to and take part of.

  11. Margaretlee on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:39 am

    Back in 2000, Rinpoche started kechara with its first shop Kechara Paradise in SS2. That was our Dharma shop as well as our center then. As Rinpoche has mentioned many times that teaching Dharma in a foreign country to lay people is not easy at all,but he follows the advice from his Guru deligently and no matter how many obstacles he faced during the past 10 years and how many times he wanted to leave and went for retreats, he persisted and with some loyal and steadfast students, now kechara has grown heaps and bounds!

    Rinpoche has shown all his students that nothing is impossible. His motivation is simple, to bring Dharma to all walks of life through the many departments offering different interests and needs to everyone.

    Kechara will continue to grow……..that is for sure!

  12. patsy on Oct 10, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    I am so lucky to be part of Kechara family. Through the guidance of Rinpoche, Kechara has expanded and grew so big. However, it will not stop from here but will go even bigger with Menara Kechara and Kechara World Peace Center manifesting in the near future.

  13. keng tan on Oct 9, 2010 at 5:57 pm

    I am so proud to be part of this organisation. The multi-faceted Kechara Organisation is not just like any other corporate organisation where people can go and learn and improve skills but one that helps improve ones inner being which ultimately leads to less anguish and anxiety in this modern hustling and bustling society

  14. Anila on Oct 9, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    Here are part of Rinpoche’s 13 departments in Kechara Organisation which is a small animal Sanctuary in Tsem Ladrang which at the moment has an aviary with birds and a small part of the garden with two giant tortoises. Then there are Kechara Discovery headed by Paul which deals in the finding of manufacturers of statues and designing pendants for sale in the outlets. KSA also is another section headed by Paul which sews Thankas and paint statues, roll mantras to be inserted in to the statues which people invited. KMP helps Rinpoche to promote his books and publications to generate more funds for Rinpoche to produce more dharma books. KIM which is Kechara in Motion is a dept to help promote Rinpoche’s teachings by Video n film.

  15. Dino Goh on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I’m proud to see the growth of so many departments. Each of them attracts different quality people to join and help and make it a safe space for body, speech and mind. Many don’t feel lonely anymore because of what they did make a difference in other people’s life. Just like what you did. Thanks for creating all this wonderful and beautiful departments.

    Dino

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  • Joy Kam
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:12 AM
    **The Three Bodies of a Buddha**

    The primary manifestation of a fully enlightened being is called the Dharmakaya. “Dharma” means phenomenon, while “kaya” means body. Therefore, Dharmakaya refers to the primordial or true nature of phenomena which is beyond conceptual and dualistic thought. This manifestation is essentially the mind of a fully enlightened being, beyond appearance and sensory perception. This mind knows no limits or boundaries… more: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/the-three-bodies-of-a-buddha
  • Joy Kam
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:10 AM
    ***Yangdup Wealth Puja 2017*** blog post is out.

    Find out why is the Yangdup Puja performed? How does wealth play a role in Buddhism? Isn’t Buddhism about letting go of one’s worldly attachments? Check out the fabulous pictures and videos here >>> http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/yangdup-wealth-puja-2017.html
  • Ben
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:56 AM
    For Pastor Shin – Are pujas more effective than prayers?
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  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:29 AM
    By understanding Dorje Shugden’s enlightened nature, we realise that relying on him cannot lead us anywhere except for Enlightenment. Reciting any praise of Dorje Shugden on a daily basis reminds us of his attainments, and the type of being we are propitiating. It also serves as a reminder of the qualities we can attain as a result of relying on him, that his practice will help us to attain common and uncommon siddhis.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/praise-of-dorje-shugdens-origins
  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:28 AM
    Incense has been used as a traditional substance for offering since the birth of Buddhism. The first recorded instance of incense being used occurs in the story of Magadha Sangmo, whose impact can be seen across the ancient Buddhist world. The daughter of Suddatta, a layman and the Buddha’s primary patron, she herself was an ardent student of Buddha Shakyamuni. After marrying, she longed to see her Guru, the Buddha and offer dana. Climbing to the roof of her in-law’s house, she offered incense and a verse of invocation. The omniscient Buddha heard her prayers and arrived with his entire entourage, descending from the sky on a lion to fulfil her request.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/incense-offering-prayers-to-dorje-shugden
  • Lin Mun
    Friday, Feb 24. 2017 09:37 PM
    John is so brave and compassionate. He risk his life to save the rabbit and that shows he appreciate live very much despite it is an animal. Eventhough he lives in the street to beg for food but he never forgets his 2 pets a dog and a rabbit. He takes care of his pets with whatever he begs. Inspiring to all of us to never take things for granted and not abuse animals.

    I am also proud with the Ireland government in taking action to punish the 18 year old man who abuse and tried to kill the rabbit. This will create the awareness to all that this is a cruel action and that laws will be imposed against these people.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/the-rabbit-in-the-river.html
  • Pastor Shin
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 11:29 PM
    What did they do to Geshe Thupten Lama?

    Geshe Thupten Lama was one of the pioneers who founded Tibetan schools in exile and served as a school teacher from 1963 to 1994 for which he received high commendations from the Tibetan exile government. Shocking what they did to this old erudite master Geshe Thupten Lama after serving them for years.

    Read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=119404
  • Joy Kam
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 10:41 PM
    >>>Who is Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen?<<<
    Dear sincere dharma students around the world and friends, After the great master, meditator, teacher, logician, yogi, siddha and erudite scholar Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen was ‘eliminated’ by the government of the 5th Dalai Lama over three hundred years ago in Tibet, his reincarnation line was banned. That does not mean he stopped reincarnating as he continued in a string of high and beneficial lamas until present day, although he was not allowed to use his title and name. He has his main mind incarnation and many of his body, speech and activity incarnations also. His reincarnations certainly continued as confirmed by great beings such as Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, Trijang Rinpoche, Panchen Rinpoche, Scholar Lobsang Tamdin, etc. Read more… http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/who-is-tulku-drakpa-gyeltsen
  • Alice Tay
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 09:38 PM
    After been rejected for so many years, many scientists like Seoul National University finally confirmed the existence of meridians. It’s a piece of glad news which may help the people especially the treatments like acupuncture is based on meridians and energy channels.

    Life is full of challenges and commitments. This is not easy for everyone has immediate lifestyle changes to maintain a healthy balance for eating and living. Therefore, this wonderful news is really bring benefits to others especially those are really need for acupuncture or similar treatments which are caused by nadis blockages and etc.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this nice sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/science-finally-proves-meridians-exist.html
  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 09:21 PM
    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for sharing another miracle story of Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden. As long as we have full trust in Dorje Shugden, he will assist us to clear our obstacles and challenges.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/mother-and-son-saved-by-tsem-rinpoche-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Yeo Kwai Gin
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 09:02 PM
    感恩仁波切的分享这殊胜的一天的文章 !

    我是多么的幸运, 拥有此机缘和福份, 参与这殊胜的一天。很感恩郭月谊讲法师和一班佛友, 日夜的筹备,让当晚的活动顺利和圆满的完成 !

    在这殊胜的法会,大家有幸的得到各种加持, 如触摸加持的金泽八吉祥,迎请加持的正能量,增长好的因素如内在和外在的财富,寿命等等。大家还有幸的可以品尝已加持特制的坚果饭, 乳酪和奶茶。那是多么的有福气啊!希望将来的每一年,大家可以再次的参与,还有携带家人和亲戚朋友到来, 也让他们得到金泽的加持 !

    愿上师詹仁波切健康,长寿,吉祥如意, 克切拉禅修林的工程尽快完成, 佛法传播到世界每一个角落 !

    感恩合十
    YEO KWAI GIN

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/yangdup-wealth-puja-2017.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 07:14 PM
    Beautiful image of Vajrayogini indeed with shimmering jewels offered to her. Its so nice of this lady Ms Wahyu of her painting of Vajrayogini to our previous Rinpoche whom she have not met before.Vajrayogini’s practice is very powerful to start now making offerings and to be connected .we will then gain a great amount of merits.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful painting of Vajrayogini.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/shimmering-vajrayogini-from-ms-wahyu.html#comment-736083
  • Lin Mun
    Wednesday, Feb 22. 2017 10:18 PM
    Mwalua is truly a very compassionate person. Not many would want to trouble themselves or even risk their live to bring water to these animals. He has such a big heart towards living beings and the importance of life.

    Angie Brown, Cher Callaway and Tami Calliope are also very generous and kind person. They help him to raise fund so he can continue with his action to save the animals.

    I hope Mwalua will receive continuous help from all kind donors so animals don’t have to suffer.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/he-is-super-compassionate.html
  • Alice Tay
    Wednesday, Feb 22. 2017 10:05 PM
    Heartwarming message from Mwalua, who is so compassionate and empathetic:
    “There is completely no water, so the animals are depending on humans,” Mwalua tells The Dodo. “If we don’t help them, they will die.”

    Mwalua fully aware that the wildlife will definitely die without the water. Furthermore, only humans can help the animals. He is able to let go of his stress and laziness just to deliver the water patiently and passionately. Many wildlife have been saved due to his kind actions. Furthermore, he visited local schools and hope to bring awareness to the children so that when they grow up they can protect the wildlife as one of their legacies.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. This is a good example of loving kindness and compassion to inspire us to greater loving kindness and compassion.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/he-is-super-compassionate.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Wednesday, Feb 22. 2017 05:02 PM
    By being a good example ourselves, we can be a more effective campaigner for the helpless animals. I believe that when we want to stand for something, the most powerful words that speak for us is our action. It is inconsistent when one campaigns for the rescued or stray dogs and ask for donations to feed them but consume chicken and seafood and pork and beef. There is no difference between these animals, they all have feelings and fear for pain. So, here’s a picture of the dogs all trapped in a cramped cage where chicken, sea animals, pigs, and cows are in same or worse conditions waiting to be slaughtered. If you feel for these poor dogs, please spare a thought for the other meat on your plate too. Thank you, Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/blog-it-tweet-it-facebook-it-again-and-again-pleeeeeeease.html

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
2 weeks ago
February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
2 weeks ago
Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
This is a good one to read
4 weeks ago
This is a good one to read
Mumu is silly and cute and funny
4 weeks ago
Mumu is silly and cute and funny
Mumu\'s hair is messy and he looks funny
4 weeks ago
Mumu's hair is messy and he looks funny
I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. 
I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. 
Feast your eyes! 

Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. Feast your eyes! Tsem Rinpoche
                        Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini\'s path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html  Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini's path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
Message to Tibetans in English
2 months ago
Message to Tibetans in English
Message to the Tibetans
2 months ago
Message to the Tibetans
Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
2 months ago
Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
2 months ago
A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
2 months ago
Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
2 months ago
Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
3 months ago
This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
3 months ago
The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
3 months ago
Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
3 months ago
One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
3 months ago
Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
3 months ago
My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
4 months ago
Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
Sir Edmund Hillary
4 months ago
Sir Edmund Hillary
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha\'s teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
4 months ago
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha's teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I\'ve seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I've seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
It\'s nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
5 months ago
It's nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
                         Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
5 months ago
Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
5 months ago
Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
High lamas in France September 2016
5 months ago
High lamas in France September 2016
༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden:   http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
5 months ago
༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
5 months ago
Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
More time spent in dharma work is more karma collected to be happy and more time spent in non-dharma works is more karma collected to be unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
More time spent in dharma work is more karma collected to be happy and more time spent in non-dharma works is more karma collected to be unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche
All Dorje Shugden prophesizes will come to pass,
 Those who generate refuge and merits will trust, 
 By trusting one will see the good results of his pronouncements,
 By seeing the good results, one\'s path becomes more clear, 
 The path of practice, purification and siddhic results, 
 This would eliminate the samsara within our minds.
 ~Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
All Dorje Shugden prophesizes will come to pass, Those who generate refuge and merits will trust, By trusting one will see the good results of his pronouncements, By seeing the good results, one's path becomes more clear, The path of practice, purification and siddhic results, This would eliminate the samsara within our minds. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Large Dorje Shugden statue built by the 5th Dalai Lama and housed in Trode Khangsar. Sock Wand and Mdm Chuah took this picture in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
5 months ago
Large Dorje Shugden statue built by the 5th Dalai Lama and housed in Trode Khangsar. Sock Wand and Mdm Chuah took this picture in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
Our own Kecharian Mdm. Chua with the oracle of Dorje Shugden Gen Tenzin Tsultrim in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
5 months ago
Our own Kecharian Mdm. Chua with the oracle of Dorje Shugden Gen Tenzin Tsultrim in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Trode Khangsar-the Chapel to Dorje Shugden built 400 years ago by the Great 5th Dalai Lama-Tibet 2016
5 months ago
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Trode Khangsar-the Chapel to Dorje Shugden built 400 years ago by the Great 5th Dalai Lama-Tibet 2016
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Gaden Monastery, Tibet 2016
5 months ago
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Gaden Monastery, Tibet 2016
                         This is the oracle of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa, Tibet. His name is Gen Tenzin Tsultrim of Sera Monastery in Tibet.
5 months ago
This is the oracle of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa, Tibet. His name is Gen Tenzin Tsultrim of Sera Monastery in Tibet.
Ms. Sock Wan, Oracle of Dorje Shugden in Tibet Gen Tenzin Tsultrim, Mdm Chuah and Mr. Tashi in Tibet 2016
5 months ago
Ms. Sock Wan, Oracle of Dorje Shugden in Tibet Gen Tenzin Tsultrim, Mdm Chuah and Mr. Tashi in Tibet 2016
Mahasiddha Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Ven. Rabten Choktrul Rinpoche 2016
5 months ago
Mahasiddha Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Ven. Rabten Choktrul Rinpoche 2016
His Eminence Mahasiddha Gangchen Rinpoche and the official oracle of Dorje Shugden Panglung Kuten Choji lah in Italy together September 2016
5 months ago
His Eminence Mahasiddha Gangchen Rinpoche and the official oracle of Dorje Shugden Panglung Kuten Choji lah in Italy together September 2016
My thoughts on Malaysia. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
My thoughts on Malaysia. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
Beautiful thangka of Vajra Yogini. Look at the details where she appears in visions and also takes people to Kechara.
5 months ago
Beautiful thangka of Vajra Yogini. Look at the details where she appears in visions and also takes people to Kechara.
Left to right:

His Holiness the Gaden Throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (very young) and His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Prayer Hall during prayers.
5 months ago
Left to right: His Holiness the Gaden Throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (very young) and His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Prayer Hall during prayers.
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It's nice when families support the spiritual journeys of their children. This is one beautiful family of Pastor Niral of Kechara
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Jog Falls a power place of Vajra Yogini and Heruka: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=108652
Don\'t wait for the perfect group. Don\'t wait for the perfect person. Don\'t wait for the perfect situation. Don\'t expect yourself to be perfect. Don\'t even look for perfection at least in our realm as it does not exist or time will run out. Just get going and keep doing good. It\'s between you and yourself. Tsem Rinpoche
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Don't wait for the perfect group. Don't wait for the perfect person. Don't wait for the perfect situation. Don't expect yourself to be perfect. Don't even look for perfection at least in our realm as it does not exist or time will run out. Just get going and keep doing good. It's between you and yourself. Tsem Rinpoche
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Children helping in the technical room during the 2016 Graduation Day. Lin Mun KSDS.
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Children helping in the technical room during the 2016 Graduation Day. Lin Mun KSDS.
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Volunteers & teachers doing make up for children in preparation for the Graduation Day performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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Team decorating the stage in conjunction with the 2016 Lantern Festival. Lin Mun KSDS
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Great performance by the Peekaboo Creative academy during 2016 Lantern festival. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wealth God Procession in Bentong with World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden!
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The Halloween Charity Event 2016 brought together kind volunteers from Bentong town who are always looking for ways to help out! Stella, KSDS
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Halloween, Costume and Fun Time are synonymous for the children. Throwback: Halloween Charity Event at KFR, Oct 2016. Stella, KSDS
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“If we do not create inner peace, outer peace is not possible.” – H.E the 25th Tsem Rinpoche Participants of Inner Peace Retreat in Kechara Forest Retreat! February 2017
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Join the Dharma Talk with Wah Ying in Kechara Forest Retreat on Saturday 25th February 2017!
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Pastor Chia solemnized a couple's marriage registration at Kechara House. Lucy Yap
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On Sunday morning, we had an animal liberation event , in which we will save the lives of birds. Pastor Han Nee led a beautiful prayer before the birds were released. bit.ly/2ahl6Yv Lucy Yap
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