Visiting Hong Kong

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(By Tsem Rinpoche)

I like to visit Hong Kong from time to time . There is nothing really much in the city for someone like me, except on Hollywood Road, where they have a string of art galleries that always contain interesting “antique” thangkas, statues, and tibetan artifacts. I find those interesting, although overly priced. And the other place which is one of my favorites in the world is the Lantau Island Buddha. 

So my visit to Hong Kong this time around was to make a pilgrimage to Lantau Island Buddha, and along with me came JP, Beng Kooi, Su Ming, Pastor Loh Seng Piow, Bryan, Carmen, and we met up with some friends here, namely Run Run and Race. Also Sean flew in from Shanghai to join us. We have been meeting a variety of friends here, and we have had stimulating interesting conversations.

We’re staying in a comfortable hotel that is in a centralized area. From our window we have a direct view of harbor and surprisingly the water is tending towards turquoise. The weather has been quite nice – not much rain, warm, pleasant.

We visited various eateries ,and they are amazingly fast in their service and quick in their customer assistance. I am pleasantly surprised that the restaurants and eateries are very very good in the service industry. 

The taxi drivers in Hong Kong are no nonsense, direct, quick and really really efficient. They know where they are going, no fuss, no hassle and whatever is on the meter without any sign of haggling you just pay.  And in such a large metropolitan city like Hong Kong, it’s amazing how easy the taxis are to obtain and to go from point A to B.

When you come to Hong Kong, and you wander around and look around, it feels like any huge extremely modern metropolitan city. such as Tokyo, Bangkok, New York, Los Angeles, Beijing, etc. Hong Kong is alive, pulsating, throbbing, and very very happening. In many ways, it’s extremely advanced organized, clean, and has a very safe feeling. We even walked around the streets and lanes and it’s dense with people needless to say, but I really kept getting a deja vu that i was in New York City. But a much cleaner and safer version. 

Salespeople in Hong Kong are generally friendly, easy, fast and efficient. It is different from the Hong Kong of 15 years ago when I first visited. And if you don’t speak Chinese, like myself, everywhere you go, English is quite predominant and you can get by without speaking any Chinese so it’s really an easy city to get around in. 

Last night we went on a tour of the city by one of our friends, Run Run, and we basically drove up and down all over the city in Hong Kong island and Kowloon for over 4 hours. It was very nice and our tour culminated at The Address to be at in Hong Kong which is The Peak . The Peak is on top of a mountain in the middle of Hong Kong and it has the very privileged residences of the very wealthy and elite of Hong Kong. It was windy, airy and had spectacular skyline views of the whole city. There seems to be a very interesting restaurant up there, also called The Peak, which by the time we got up there it was closed but we hope to go back another day perhaps because it boasts of great views.  

We were warned of a Grade 3 typhoon for today  (July 1, 2013)… whatever that means because I don’t know how many grades of typhoon there are… and a part of our group went up to Lantau Island by taxi and they arrived within 40 minutes at the cable cars and from the cable car station it took them another 30 minutes to ascend to the actual place where the holy Buddha of Lantau Island resides. So on a normal day, with normal routes, it would take a person from the centre of HK to Lantau Island probably 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to the top which is quite pleasant because the drive up is scenic.  

At the cable car station, there are large shopping malls, eateries, trains, buses, taxis… whatever you need. It is far and it is on a huge island but it’s far from not having civilization. From the cable car (which everyone should experience) you go up to the top of the mountain where the holy Buddha is. This Buddha is in this area and it is managed by the Chinese Mahayana monastery called Po Lin and they have extended to having Ngong Ping village at the top. Ngong Ping village has a lot of traditional shops selling statues, traditional masks, opera dolls, key chains and very interesting curios. It is a must to visit. 

I was having some tailbone problems and pains so I decided to sleep in and not go and our people went. I went to sleep around 3.30 am and got up around 12 midday and my tailbone problem felt so much better so I decided to take a taxi and surprise everyone and go up there. We hired a car from the hotel and the normal 40 minutes drive turned into a 1 hour and 20 minute drive because there was a bus accident along the freeway and traffic was at a standstill. Luckily, our driver was very nice and accommodating. 

When we arrived at the cable cars, the typhoon had started. Rain and wind but no thunder, and it comes on and off, on and off. Well, the cable cars were closed down understandably, so we had to take another taxi to go to the top which took another 30 minutes. And it was just raining really heavily, but was overall a pleasant and safe drive along the way, where you can see the turquoise ocean, green foliage and a dam.

We finally got to the top, and I was a little disorientated for awhile because they had built and expanded from what I last remembered. But pretty soon, Bryan and Carmen came running up and brought me over to the rest of our group. But I offered 3 large incense to the Buddha first. 

Then we went to Ngong Ping village and looked in some of the very interesting curio shops there, of which some were closed due to the typhoon. To my surprise, there were quite a lot of tourists, although much more quieter than the last time I was here, and there were people scaling the stairs up and down to pay homage to the Buddha on top.  

As we entered Ngong Ping Village, which is the eatery and shopping area, it started to rain, so we stopped by a little place to have some french fries and hot tea and wait for the rain to pass which it did quickly. Then we proceeded to the base of the where the Buddha and we slowly ascended the stairs, stopping many times for jokes, pictures and to be in awe of this great Buddha edifice. 

We reached the top and did circumambulations and then I gave a short Dharma explanation as it was raining and it was getting a little late. And I also gave refuge vows for the people who had already taken refuge to energize their vows. And then we all did fervent prayers for gaining Bodhicitta and the realization of wisdom in this life. Supplications were made to the Buddha to bless us that in all our lives we may never be separated from the Buddha, Dharma, Sangha and qualified spiritual teachers. We also did prayers for our Kechara members, Kechara projects and Kechara Forest Retreat along with the movie we are intending to do.  The security guards up there were very accommodating because they saw us doing our prayers and meditations although it was already time to close. As you can see in the video, it was windy and raining but very pleasant and cooling. And I, for lack of a better word, enjoyed it thoroughly. 

The Buddha is spectacular and well made, and I was awestruck again and I definitely want to be back to make a pilgrimage. And below this, I am going to include some statistical information on the Buddha image for you and you can see our interesting video. After the prayers were done, we descended the stairs carefully, grabbed more photos and some fans of Race Wong called her over and wanted to take some pictures with her because she was a singer in Hong Kong and also did some acting. Run Run and our group were very helpful in assisting me down the stairs because it was slightly slippery. At the base, the taxi driver was waiting and whisked me to the cable car area. And there, the hotel taxi was eveready and took us back to the hotel without any incident and quite quickly this time around as there was no traffic.  We got back, took a hot shower because we were caught in the rain, ordered some food and rested and put up this post. I am comfortable, cool, and without much pain from my tailbone as in a little while, I will be giving a light Dharma talk to a small group again in the hotel. Questions and answers will ensue and I am sure it will be interesting. 

Tomorrow, I have a whole day lined up with meeting different people, executives, actors and socialites. And that’s been my trip in Hong Kong so far. Without a mention, JP was extremely efficient in finding our hotel, preparing the place, buying books that I like, stocking the pantry with snacks and food and drinks, flowers in the room, and even putting water in the toilet because I usually use a bidet but there is no bidet here so he provided water. I can’t really take soft mattresses so he even went to the extent of having the hotel put a plank to make my mattress more firm. And this was all topped off with JP’s friendly smile, helpful demeanor and a welcoming card. I was touched by JP’s preparations for my stay here, and all his attention to detail. And I’m very happy to have Bryan, Su Min, Beng Kooi, Pastor Loh Seng Piow and Carmen also assisting on this trip.  

JP, Beng Kooi, Su Ming, Pastor Loh Seng Piow and I have been a team for a few years now and we’ve done quite well together. So this was a nice pilgrimage to join us together from our individual busy schedules and works in Kechara. And besides the blessed pilgrimage to the Lantau Island Buddha, I really was looking forward to and enjoyed my time with JP, Beng Kooi, Su Ming and Pastor Loh Seng Piow. Run Run was a great help on this trip… accommodating and really made himself available for all of us and I must thank him very much .

I do recommend everyone to please visit the holy Buddha of Lantau Island because it really really is the gateway to the Pearl of the Orient. Enjoy the video, and the great pictures that we have. 

Tsem Rinpoche


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Lantau Island Big Buddha or Tian Tan Buddha

 

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Cable car ride to the Big Buddha statue

 

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These cable cars have a see-thru floor!

 

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Seeing the Lantau Island Buddha for the first time

 

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Picturesque Ngong Ping Village

 

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The Big Buddha can be seen from the village

 

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More details about Ngong Ping Village

 

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Offering 3 large incense sticks to the Buddha

 

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In a Chinese opera store. I have always liked Chinese opera

 

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Very interesting curio shops in the village

 

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Making my way up the steps to the Buddha. As you can see, the ground is very wet and slippery.

 

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From left to right: Beng Kooi, Pastor Loh Seng Piow, myself, JP, Su Ming

 

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With my team

 

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Our team that went on pilgrimage to Lantau Island

 

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Resting along the walk up

 

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The 268 steps that we walked up!

 

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Front view of the Lantau Island Buddha

 

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Taking a breather at the very top of the mountain

 

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Another view of the Big Buddha

 

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I gave a little dharma explanation at the feet of the Buddha. Watch the video above to listen to the talk.

 

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Making aspirational prayers individually…

 

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…and as a group!

 

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Myself with Sean from Shanghai

 

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Myself with Race Wong

 

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Myself and Run Run

 

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Myself and JP

 

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Myself and Pastor Loh Seng Piow

 

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Myself and Bryan

 

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Myself and BK

 

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Myself and Su Ming

 

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Myself and Carmen

 

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With my liaisons

 

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Another photo with my group from Malaysia

 

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Tian Tan Buddha

Widely touted as one of the most significant Lantau tourist spots, Tian Tan Buddha takes visitors on a sacred land tour of enlightenment. It is the world’s largest seated outdoor bronze Buddha statue and sits calmly next to Po Lin Monastery.

The easiest way to reach the Buddha is through the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, which takes merely 25 minutes and allows visitors to breathe in the beautiful scenery along the journey. Visitors can also choose to walk along the Ngong Ping trail.

If you look up to the southwest from Tei Tan square in the middle of the Po Lin Monastery Plaza, you will see a flight of 268 steps leading to the world’s largest outdoor bronze seated Buddha – Tian Tan Buddha, which symbolises Sakyamuni, who meditated deeply under the Bodhi tree and attained enlightenment and awakening to true reality. Walking up the steps, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of Lantau and the South China Sea from the podium. The huge statue body is a breathtaking sight, and the kind smile on his face instills a sense of peacefulness.

Outstanding stats

Tian Tan Buddha sits solemnly atop the 482m Muk Yue Shan. The whole complex stands opposite to the monastery and is 6,547 m2 in size.

Facing North, the 34-metre tall Tian Tan Buddha statue sits on a three-storey pedestal.

Remarkable feat of engineering

The planning of the Tian Tan Buddha started in 1976. Constructed by the China Aeronautic Department, the works were completed in 1993.

It was named one of the “Ten Engineering Wonders in Hong Kong” and was awarded the “Merit of Unique Artistic Features” by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in 2000. Since its opening in 1993, it has consistently ranked as a top Lantau tourist spot.

Fine details of the statue

Featuring the pronounced facial expression of the Buddha and the statue craftsmanship of the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the Tian Tan Buddha was built with bronze and weighs over 250 tonnes. Gold was used for the face, portraying the beauty and solemnity of the Buddha.

The right hand of the Buddha is held up as a “Fear-Not mudra” – a manifestation of the great vow to eliminate suffering from all sentient beings. The left hand is placed on the Buddha’s thigh with his palm facing out and fingers slightly pointing downwards. This is known as the “Wish-Granting mudra“, signifying the compassionate vow to grant happiness to all men.

The Dharma cakra in the palm represents the everlasting turning of the Wheel of Dharma and the dissemination of the Dharma to every corner of the world. Inside the pedestal of the Tian Tan Buddha there is a three-storey exhibition hall presenting a number of invaluable Buddhist items, including:

  • Buddha’s relic
  • Four paintings
  • The Bell
  • Hua Yan Dharma Preaching
  • Statue of Ksitigarbha
  • Six Devas outside the Giant Buddha
  • Lotus petals

How to get there

Take the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping – 25 minutes

Extracted from: http://www.np360.com.hk/

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jan 25, 2018 at 1:31 pm

    Hong Kong is an autonomous territory, and former British colony. A beautiful place to visit which I have not been. Hidden away by lush mountains, is the remote Po Lin Monastery where the Tian Tan Buddha statue is situated.
    The Big Buddha or Giant Buddha is located on Ngong Ping Lantau Island as one of the top sightseeing attractions in Hong Kong . Its the world’s largest outdoor bronze Buddha statue. Hopefully I could visit it someday, as is such a beautiful statue surrounding by greenery environment on top of a mountain.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing your visits there with beautiful pictures.

  2. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on Dec 22, 2017 at 2:09 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for writing and sharing the article with beautiful photos taken in front of Tian Tan Buddha for the benefit and blessing to all of us. Ever since I have read this article, it was always my wish to visit Hong Kong and pay homage to Tian Tan Buddha in Lantau Island. My wish had finally become a reality when I went to attend a relative’s wedding dinner in Hong Kong on 2nd December 2017 and the next day morning, I woke up early and embarked the journey from the hotel heading to Lantau Island to pay homage to Tian Tan Buddha together with my wife, my mother-in –law and my wife’s sisters.

    By the time we arrived at Tung Chung, there was a very long queue of people waiting for their turns to purchase the cable car tickets as it was Sunday where the place was filled up with many visitors coming from different countries. We waited for about 2 hours in the queue before we were able to get to the ticket counter. While I was waiting in the queue, I thought of this could be some kind of purification for my wife, mother-in-law, my wife’s sisters as myself as we have to stand up during the long queue. I was glad that finally we managed to get into the cable car after long hours of standing and walking.

    Through the teachings received from Rinpoche, I have made 3 prostrations to Tian Tan Buddha, recited one mala of long life mantra of H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche and circumambulated Tian Tan Buddha for 3 rounds before I ended with my completion dedication. Before I left, I also managed to offer 3 sticks of incense offering to the Buddha and made the dedication for many people to be able to learn, practice and share the Dharma.

    May Buddhadharma reach to all sentient beings from every corner of the world and may all sentient beings able to meet, learn, practice and share the Buddhadharma until samsara ends.

    Humbly with folded hands,
    kin hoe

    Hong Kong Tian Tan Buddha

  3. Alice Tay on Jan 3, 2014 at 12:23 am

    看了这篇文章与照片,让我回想起8年前第一次观光香港。

    在这里,我还记得的当时下着很大雨。因为大雨的关系造成只有我单独一个人走上阶梯靠近佛像,而我的朋友们就在阶梯下面的寺庙里等我归队。。

    由于当时正的下很大雨,所以没有机会拍下这么壮严的佛像。。。

    感谢仁波切以及其他同行的佛友把当时的情景拍摄下来分享。。。

  4. Wylfred Ng on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing. I never thought that Hong Kong have such an interesting place to visit.

    The outdoor Buddha is so beautiful.

    Hope that one day i will be able to visit there.

    Thanks

  5. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 23, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    So breathtaking this buddha is may malaysia have just an amazing buddha statue to bring peace, calm , harmony and blessings for all involved and all the people in this area.

  6. Leu Chong Hin -kH (JB) on Jul 13, 2013 at 7:28 pm

    閱讀上師這次香港之旅,感覺很溫馨。JP 為上師在香港旅程中準備的一切,還有學生對上師情誼,都是值得學習。佛像在山頂祥和坐在蓮花座上,讓到訪的游客慢慢走上登頂的同時仰望着佛像,那感覺是超棒的。

  7. keng nam on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:22 am

    Wow, such a great place to be. And amidst the hullabaloo of a weather, Rinpoche and his team brought us this informational and inspiring video and write-up. This is a place I will visit with my family next month and we hope the weather will be fine, then. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this with us.

  8. jp on Jul 7, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    The Big Buddha statue was stunning! At sight it was both awesome and calming. It was my first time to Lantau Island. I will definitely go again.

    The typhoon made the pilgrimage more exciting! hehe. We were holding on to our umbrellas and in the end we just walked around without umbrellas coz the wind was too strong.

    Doing prayers and circumabulating there was great. It was very peaceful and calming to the mind although there was a typhoon. It reminded me of how turbulent samsara is, but as long as we keep our mind still and continue walking through the turbulence, we will still have peace and happiness.

    Thank you Rinpoche for the pilgrimage! It’s been a while since Beng Kooi, Su Ming, Seng Piow and I went on a trip together with Rinpoche.

    Love always,
    JP

  9. Sock Wan on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for working so tirelessly for us. Rinpoche was not feeling quite well at the tailbone area, the flight journey even though was not long but must have been difficult for Rinpoche, but Rinpoche was so willingly to take on the sufferings so that KFR will be able to get more sponsors and manifest very very soon. The short trip to HK was very exhausting, it was meeting after meeting. A big thank you to the team who were serving Rinpoche too, they were very efficient and made sure Rinpoche was well taken care of. They too, worked tirelessly.

    We may not be close to Rinpoche to serve him, but by helping to look for sponsors, making sure Kechara Organisation’s operation is running smoothly we are already helping to take a bit of burden off Rinpoche’s shoulders. If you have not involved in making KFR a reality yet, it is still not too late to start!

    May KFR manifest soonest, may all our Lama’s wishes come true.

  10. Cliff on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    I’m glad Rinpoche had a wonderful trip to Hong Kong. JP and the team had planned everything out really well to take care of Rinpoche. It is a wonderful place and I am glad to have my parents bring me there for vacation to visit the wonderful sights of Tian Tan Buddha and the scenery. I really liked the vegetarian food they had served in the canteen. I really enjoyed looking through the photos of your trip and they were taken really well. I remembered the place to have been very peaceful and the air was fresh as compared to the metropolitan city of Hong Kong down below from the mountain. I remember Rinpoche telling us that they built such a big statue that looks towards to sea to protect the sailors and that Rinpoche too wanted to build a statue just as big to bless people in Malaysia. I hope Rinpoche’s back heals and feels better soon.

  11. So Kin Hoe on Jul 6, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the Tian Tan Buddha and valuable teachings through the video captured in Hong Kong. It is a great blessing to be able to see Tian Tan Buddha through this wonderful blog.

  12. James Long on Jul 6, 2013 at 1:22 am

    开心仁波切有个圆满的旅程。也谢谢在哪儿接应和照顾仁波切的人们。香港户外大佛真的好美。希望马来西亚也一定要有几个!

    陈绮贞唱旅行的意义是离开一个人。一些人旅行是为了逃避现实的工作压力,一些是充实自己,一些是留下爱给当地的人们。你们旅行的目的是什么?

  13. Grace Leu KHJB on Jul 6, 2013 at 12:44 am

    Thanks for the sharing. I wish I could visit Tian Tan Buddha.I will remind myself of the teaching of Rinpoche, let go self centric mind, think more for others.

  14. Jay Jae on Jul 5, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Buddha statues are made to represent the Buddha virtue which the Buddha represents. Compassion, Wisdom, peace, harmony are just about a few qualities to mention which helps the perceiver to realize this potential in them and also to encourage them towards that direction.

    Rinpoche loves Buddha images from since a young age. It is a very instinctual peaceful feeling when we see a Buddha image and it helps us to remind ourselves of the virtues which we wanna achieve on the path to ultimate happiness.

  15. KYC on Jul 5, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    I’m very happy Rinpoche had an enjoyable trip to Hong Kong. I really enjoyed reading about the group’s visit to Lantau island and how helpful JP and the others were to make Rinpoche’s stay happy and comfortable. The Buddha is beautiful and I like the pictures very much.

  16. Sean Pang on Jul 5, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank You for taking me on this pilgrimage to Lantau Island to pay respect to the Big Buddha. I very much enjoyed Your talks and the prayers. It was a very spiritual and blessed experience for me, and it gave me a sense of calm just when I most needed it. I pray that I will have the privilege to go on future pilgrimages with Rinpoche! I will also remember the advice You gave me and I will follow them with an open heart.

    To the Malaysian Group (SP, JP, SM, BK, BH, CK): you guys are such an inspiration to me! I salute you! Thank you for the time in HK.

    With love, respect and folded hands,
    Sean in Shanghai

  17. Uncle Eddie Yee on Jul 5, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    Rinpoche and his entourage have made the most spectacular and significant prilgrimage to Lantau Island Tourist spot, Tian Tan Buddha (symbolishing Lord Sakyamuni Buddha), which takes the limelight of enlightenment in its attraction. Known as the World’s largest seated outdoor Buddhist statue, it sits calmly next to Po Lin Monastry. From within the vicinity of Po Lin Monastry, one would see the 268 stepsleading up to the seated Buddha’s statue, 482m atop the “Muk Yue Shan” which represents an outstanding unique and remarkable feat of engineering! Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the beautiful, inspiring and fascinating photos. The group looks extremely happy and full of excitement. It really looks an exciting good trip, but what wouldn,t with a bodisattva-Guru around! Om mani padme hum.

  18. Wendy Loh on Jul 5, 2013 at 5:46 pm

    Rinpoche shows so much of respect to all beings at all the holy places and is always willing to share and teach whether in a Dharma center or at a tourist spot.

    Thank you, Rinpoche.

  19. wong mee kim on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:06 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I made it a point to visit the Great Buddha when I visited Hkong this April . I was so excited to see the One from afar in the cable car overlooking and watching after us . I felt at peace when I saw him and also chanted the mantra -OM Mani Padme Hum .I have come home .

  20. Davin on Jul 4, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful post and photo of Rinpoche’s trip. I am happy that Rinpoche is enjoying the trip. The Tian Tian Buddha is so very huge and so beautiful. Wish that I may visit one day.

  21. Jessica Yap on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:36 pm

    I’m very glad that Rinpoche is well and Rinpoche’s tailbone problem is much better.am also glad that Rinpoche is enjoying is enjoying the HK trip..

    The Tian Tian Buddha is so magnificent!!! How I wish I could visit there too! But very soon, our KFR would be up and other people would be coming to KFR instead! Hehe

    Hope Rinpoche have a good and safe trip. Rest well and safe flight back, Rinpoche!
    Thank you, Rinpoche!

  22. Soon Huat on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Thank You Rinpoche for the teaching. We should seize the golden opportunity of being in human form and being so close to the Dharma and Guru to do as much as possible to benefit others. We are not animal.
    I would do whatever I can to help to setup KFR, I promised.

  23. Lim Han Nee on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for taking us as it were , through these lovely pictures and your most powerful Dharma teaching,on pilgrimage to the 34-meter Tien Tan Buddha on Lantau Island.

    The storm, created by the typhoon, was a purification for those who were about to listen to a mind-shattering teaching that could change minds and hearts instantly. Buddhism,as a religion, is mainly a label. Only Buddhism, seen as Buddha’s teachings that recorded his discovery of something universal,something primordial,the truth and reality, will move and transform us to a level beyond self-centricism and suffering.

    The only way to practice Dharma is to listen, absorb and let the truth penetrate the mind, and transform. Listening, we acquire knowledge. Applying this knowledge by practicing until it becomes a habituation leads us to wisdom.

    When practice becomes real and earnest, and when one has transformed,the mind moves from its self-centric state to a state of wanting to benefit others. So, going on a pilgrimage to the Buddha on Lantau Island, is the reaffirmation of a mind of wanting to work hard for others and benefit others. Similarly,wanting to build KFR is wanting to benefit others, for KFR is for others.

    I hope that Rinpoche has recovered from your tail-bone problem. i hope that the trip has fulfilled all of Rinpoche’s wishes and hopes in making the trip.

  24. Frances on Jul 3, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the awesome sharing!

  25. Darren Kechara on Jul 3, 2013 at 3:46 am

    Great and nice place! Would love to visit one day! May Rinpoche movie project run smooth and successful !

  26. Joy on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Although I am not there, it feels like I am there with you all. I enjoyed the short video teaching very much because it is TRUE! Just because we are working for a Dharma organisation, just because we have a teacher, we are close to our teacher or near our teacher, all this does not mean we are practising the Dharma if we do not listen or study the Dharma and apply it to transform our minds. We would just be going through the motions, which makes us no different from working on the outside. Perhaps this is why so many older students fall out from the Dharma even though they have been in the Dharma for many years. This would make perfect sense.

    It is so nice to see Rinpoche enjoying Rinpoche’s Hong Kong trip and that it was a fruitful one. Everything Rinpoche does always somehow is for the Dharma and to benefit others, long and short term and for the bigger goal… to spread Lama Tsongkhapa’s lineage. The purpose of this life becomes so meaningful when there is a goal far greater than oneself.

    Lantau Island’s Buddha sure is spectacular and a great pilgrimage trip I would like to visit one day. It would also be very interesting to experience the fast efficient culture of Hong Kong… Would be good to use is as a bench mark or as comparison to know how slow we are here, so we can improve. I guess this is what makes the Hongkies successful people, but I would not want to be cold and shrewd which often comes with this type of fast pace culture. Glad that we have Dharma infused in us so there is a good balance.

  27. adelinewoon on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:23 am

    Lantau island Tian Tan Buddha is one of the must visit place in Hong Kong! It’s been a long while since I visited it, but I remember the vegetarian food at the Poh Lin temple was really delicious – an added bonus to the visit for sure! Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the details of your trip that brought back lots of fond memories I had for the place. I wish very much that all things go well with the movie deal and glad to learn about Rinpoche’s tailbone improvement.

  28. Julia Tan on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:16 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for the wonderful teachings from Hong Kong. Rinpoche’s teachings is always simple yet deep.

    Taking refuge, being or calling ourselves Buddhists, going for prayers, being a sponsor or even being near to our guru are wonderful. If our mind still think and react the same and selfish as before we take refuge, before we meet our guru and before we understand more about Dharma etc then these does not benefit us much. Understand that we should think differently, change our motives and place others’ benefit above ours. By thinking this way often enough, we will naturally be kind to others.

  29. beatrix ooi on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Lantau Island was one of my favourite visits when we were in Macau 3-4 years ago, we took a speedboat from Macau to Hong Kong, then we took MRT from Tung Chung(it’s the last stop after Disneyland) and finally we took the cable car from Tung Chung up to Ngong Ping. It was a very mesmerising day, we walked our way up to to the top, it was very tiring but worth it.
    While we were walking around the place, there was a gallery under the Buddha statue, my mum saw Anita Mui’s memorial tablet in there as well. She was a very famous Hong Kong singer and actress who died of womb cancer.
    I wish that I could visit Lantau Island again with my family next time, it’s a very nice and holy place.
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  30. pavara on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:26 pm

    Hong Kong is just so amazing!!
    As there was a storm Rinpoche concentrating on the teaching.
    Rinpoche always thinks about others even though it was raining.
    Hope Rinpoche had a great trip and time in Hong Kong.

  31. sarahyap on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    Wow! nice pictures of Rinpoche and a few close students in Lantau Island. Can’t wait to hear all about this trip from Carmen/Bryan hehe…

  32. Datuk May on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:21 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you for sharing with us Rinpoche’s visit to Hongkong and Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island. As always the Dharma teaching is wonderful.

    I am so glad that Rinpoche is enjoying the short visit to Hongkong and rejoice that JP, SM, BK, SP, Bryan and Carmen had the opportunity to renew their refuge vows in such a holy place.

  33. Julien Roth on Jul 2, 2013 at 10:25 pm

    Hong Kong is surely one of my favourite places to go. The last time i went there was with my mum and my two brothers, and we also went to see the giant buddha. Its amazing, i was actually surprised how so many people went to see it, the place as packed! And i can understand, everyone wants to see such an amazing site. I love Hong Kong, one of my favourite places to go to. Thank you for sharing you wonderful trip with us Rinpoche.

  34. tenzin llhamo on Jul 2, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the wonderful updates and also the beautiful pictures! I am happy that Rinpoche is enjoying the trip and it is a pleasant one. The place is really beautiful! But NO cable car ride for me..Especially if it has see thru glass! I would really love to visit the place one day if I can but I will settle for Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) anytime! As KFR will also be having a huge Medicine Buddha on a hill and overlooking KFR! So happy to see that everyone else is enjoying the time with Rinpoche.

  35. Leonard Ooi on Jul 2, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the wonderful pictures and the dharma talk in the video. I have never been to Hong Kong and now I would love to visit HK and pay homage to Tian Tan Buddha. I ‘ll visit Lantau island one day: soon I hope.

    In the video, I could here the strong winds blowing in the background.Encountering the strong winds and rain, Rinpoche sat there holding on to his umbrella, delivering his talk about listening to dharma that can help us transform ourselves – inwardly and outwardly.

    Listening to the dharma via the video is the fastest way for me to learn the dharma as the day goes by.

    Thank you Rinpoche and May you be in good health to share the dharma with us.

    Regards

    leonard

  36. mitra dukhi on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    wonderful photos of Rinpoche’s trip owa What a great and amazing place to visit.Thank you Rinpoche.

  37. tenzinkhenchen on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    What an incredible place to visit. I am glad to know that Rinpoche is having a good trip in HK. I will plan to go with my mother to go to Lantau Island one day in the future as I want to see the big statue and I am sure that she will too.

  38. Lucas Roth on Jul 2, 2013 at 7:03 pm

    i have been there and Hong Kong is totally amazing and i went to the big buddha and it is beautiful! i always loved Hong Kong and it amazing thing to eat, do, explore etc. i cannot wait to visit again!

  39. Janice Kwok on Jul 2, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you for sharing the pictures. What a beautiful place to renew vows. It’s been sometime since my last visit, at that time, we drove up and I remembered feeling so happy and peaceful at the top. The climb up is easy and gradual. Though a popular tourist spot, nevetheless it gives each Buddhist an opportunity to make offerings, prayers and circumbulations. This is what I have learned from my dear Rinpoche, that a temple is not just a physical structure or boundary and that we can do our practice and take the chance to do it when and wherever we can. I will certainly hold this and do it in my travels to come. Thank you.

  40. Lim (KH JB) on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for introduce such holy place and scene for us even in rain and typhoon situation …

    Rinpoche please take care ur tailbone, however Rinpoche still climb up 268 steps and give Dharma talk on the top…

  41. Patsy on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing these photos of Rinpoche’s trip. It is nice to know that Rinpoche’s tailbone is getting better and that Rinpoche trip is comfortable, thanks to dedicated and loyal liaisons, team and friends.

    The Tian Tan Buddha is very majestic and beautiful and all these wonderful people accompanying Rinpoche are so fortunate and blessed to be able to receive and renew their refuge vows in such a holy site as well as received dharma teachings directly from Rinpoche.

    May this be a fruitful trip and that the movie project will be a success. Have a pleasant and good trip.

  42. Choongs on Jul 2, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    Race must be too powerful for Riponche to hold her hands 🙂
    And she seems to be wearing crocodile skin pants!

  43. Shelly tai on Jul 2, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Shelly tai on 2 July at 430pm
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing all these beautiful picture with us. I personally went there once The Buddha is very grand and very calm I like it very much there is always very bless when look at The Buddha statute. May Rinpoche have a safe journey home to Malaysia and the rest of the kecharian .

  44. Elena on Jul 2, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    What I like most about this post is the fact that in the video, there’s a typhoon raging in the background. Whilst most people would be easily distracted by the strong winds, Rinpoche was totally focused on giving the teachings! Rinpoche never once turned to look at the trees, or look around him…it’s like Rinpoche is this strong tree standing strong against the external elements, through the power of Dharma…beautiful!

  45. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Dear Lama

    I wish to be able to go on pilgrimage with you and spend considerable time with my guru.

    Valentina

  46. Sharon Saw on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    Thank you for sharing the wonderful photos of Rinpoche’s trip. I have visited the Lantau Buddha a few years ago and it is very beautiful. It is wonderful that Rinpoche could go on this pilgrimage with the very dedicated and lovely Ladrang Liaisons and crew. I’m glad Rinpoche’s tailbone is better and hope it doesn’t act up during Rinpoche’s trip. I hope all goes well for discussions on the movie also. That will be a very exciting project!

  47. MayOng on Jul 2, 2013 at 1:01 pm

    May Rinpoche’s trip be fruitful for the coming movie and may your wishes and vision be fulfilled with the help of those in Hong Kong.

    The Buddha and Lantau Island is spectacular. Even more impressive is the room where the holy Buddha relics are kept. They only allow a certain number of people to go in this room each time. I visited twice and plan to go again for pilgrimage. Have a good trip, keep safe and healthy.

  48. Adrian Chow on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:59 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the interesting article and pictures about the trip so far. As i scrolled down and looking at the pictures i felt a bliss and happy for the group who is visiting Lantau Island together with Rinpoche. I hope Rinpoche will have a fruitful meeting with the respective people for the movie.

    With Folded Hands,

    Adrian Chow

  49. Edwin Tan on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:37 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I am definitely going back there. I remembered we used to take a bus up there. Will love to bask in the same scenery where Rinpoche sees. It was the trip that time that I got closer to Dharma. Thank you Rinpoche.

    I pray that the trip to HK was fruitful and arrangements for the movie is in order.

    Love,
    Edwin

  50. Doreen Teoh on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:47 am

    What a great place to visit, and i am glad that Rinpoche has a good trip to HK. I will inspire to visit Lantau Island, to see the huge Buddha Shakyamuni and to pay homage and offerings.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Aug 21. 2018 11:32 AM
    The Third Dalai Lama, Sonam Gyatso, was born to a rich family. At the age of three, Sonam Dakpa Gyaltsen, the ruler of Tibet, and Panchen Sonam Dakpa recognized Sonam Gyatso as the reincarnation of Gedun Gyatso. He was escorted to Drepung monastery in a great procession and was enthroned. He founded many monasteries in Mongolia, Eastern Tibet Sonam Gyatso became the abbot of Drepung monastery and the abbot of Sera monastery. He was bestowed by the Mongolian ruler as The third Dalai Lama. He travelled extensively throughout Mongolia, performing miracles and teaching, spreading the Dharma till his death.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this short biography of the third Dalai Lama.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-third-dalai-lama-sonam-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Aug 21. 2018 11:30 AM
    Gendun Gyatso the Second Dalai Lama was born to in a noble family. His father was a well-known yogic practitioner. Gendun Gyatso was a special child ,at the age of four he could remembered his past lives and told his parents he wished to live in the Tashilhunpo monastery. He could even told his parents, his birth name and his father was Lobsang Drakpa, which was Tsongkapa’s ordination name. .At age of eleven he was recognized as the reincarnation of Gendun Drupa, the first Dalai Lama, and was enthroned at Tashi Lhunpo monastery. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this biography of the second Dalai Lama.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Tuesday, Aug 21. 2018 06:38 AM
    In 1989, Bill Porter, also known by his pen name ‘Red Pine’, travelled to the Zhongnan Mountains in China to meet some of these hermits and learn about their way of life. This resulted in his publishing the work titled Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits in 1993. 25 years later, Bill Porter travelled back to the same mountains to see if life there had changed. The outcome of this particular trip was a documentary titled Hermit, about a modern-day journey into the heart of the hermit tradition in China. This is a must watch documentary with so much to learn to enhance our lives which will give us hope as we are all drowning in materialism’s false promises.~Tsem Rinpoche

    Fantastic and profound documentary: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163457
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 10:52 PM
    It is a really huge place. Can’t imagine that all items are gift to others. Rinpoche has showed us that when we give, we create the cause to receive offering as well. This is the nature of karma. Be generous and compassion to all. Thank you Rinpoche for your care and love to everyone.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/whats-in-rinpoches-warehouse-%e4%bb%81%e6%b3%a2%e5%88%87%e7%9a%84%e4%bb%93%e5%ba%93%e6%9c%89%e4%bb%80%e4%b9%88%ef%bc%9f.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 12:36 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Drub who was identified as an emanation of bodhisattva of compassion. He was born the son of a nomadic farmers and there’s a legend about his birth where a large black raven protect him from intruders, crows and wild vultures. The black raven an emanation of Mahakala was told . He lived the life of a shepherd until the age of seven showing early inclination for a religious life. He was sent to the monastery and studied under many great famous scholars and was a student of the Je Tsongkhapa . He was posthumously given the title of First Dalai lama. He remained the abbot of Tashilhunpo Monastery until his death.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-first-dalai-lama-gendun-drub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 12:36 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this short biography of Pakpa Lodro Gyeltsen. Amazing… Pakpa Lodro Gyeltsen has a very good memory as he can mastered eight volumes of works that he taught and has given oral texts commentary. He would recite the mantras of Avalokitesvara and Manjushri thousands of times each day. He did serve as a teacher to numerous abbots of Gelug monasteries in Lhasa too. Inspiring post of a great master.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/pakpa-lodro-gyeltsen.html
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 01:22 AM
    Thank you Tsem Rinpoche for sharing such a beautiful Buddha image and prayer. There are many stories about practitioners who have very strong faith in what they practice and ultimately, they gain attainments from that single practice. The nun was very kind to write this prayer and give us the opportunity to practice so we can be benefited from it as well. Her result proved that prayer and mantra are powerful, but we must have faith.

    https://www.facebook.com/TsemTulkuRinpoche/photos/a.10150226829158785/10155808993073785/?type=3&theater
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  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 01:17 AM
    While we are still alive, we should be preparing for our death. Accumulate good karmas and merits which we can bring with us to our next life. Good food, good car, big house, nice handbags are things we enjoy now but cannot bring with us when we die.

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    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 01:12 AM
    How often do we do something virtuous? When we are free, we like to go shopping, meeting up with friends, eating, drinking, doing sports or traveling. All these activities don’t bring us long-term benefits, the benefits we enjoy after we are dead.

    For Malaysians, due to Tsem Rinpoche’s kindness, we are very fortunate to have a holy and beautiful Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) in Bentong to let us accumulate merit and purify our negative Karma. These people gathered in KFR to do something virtuous together, how wonderful!

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  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 10:03 PM


    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the info and benefit of the above plants. My office used to have plants but no enough as suggested by the article. With this knowledge I hope more will get at least some small plants to put on the working table. We need fresh air and more greens in the office to keep the environment fresh.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/making-air-fresh-in-your-house.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 11:33 AM
    Padampa Sangye was an Indian yogi and spiritual master from southern India. He was well known for bringing Indian Buddhist teachings to China and Tibet and has travelling extensively his whole life throughout in India, Tibet, and China. He is counted as a lineage guru by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism , well known teacher and many prominent figures came to receive teachings from him. Wow …he was at Wutaisan too meditating ,teaching and in retreat until his death. He is well remembered for his support of women practitioners. That’s great.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a great master.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/padampa-sanggye.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 11:32 AM
    Interesting article …..Professor Reginald Ray shares about the importance and impact rituals mainly for westerners or non believer or non Buddhist. For many Westerners , they tend to view unseen beings as superstition . I do believe of that unseen beings do exist. They are always around us and we should keep in mind that as long as we do not disturb them , respect them they will do no harm in return. Ritual is a way of communicating with beings who really are out there . In Tibetan Buddhism, ritual is used in relation both to the seen and the unseen worlds. Buddhism is a path of mind transformation., meditation, visualization and so forth.
    Professor Reginald Ray explained a very deep insight of Tibet Buddhism , the traditional Tibetans and Western cultures.
    Well I have still lot more to learn from this post and I will read again to understand better.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this sums up the core concepts of Tibetan Buddhism.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/on-the-importance-of-relating-to-unseen-beings.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 01:17 AM
    Malaysia is a multi-racial, multi-religion and multi-cultural country. However, everyone here lives in harmony and respects each other’s differences. All of us celebrate the festivals together.
    There are many festivals of different cultures being celebrated in Malaysia. For examples, the Indian festival Thaipusam, Chinese New Year, Muslim Hari Raya, to name a few.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/top-ten-events-and-festivals-to-visit-in-malaysia.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 01:15 AM
    The more we are developed and advanced, the more we are exposed to harmful elements. For examples, the radiation from the technology devices, dust, carbon monoxide, chemicals found in the household products, etc. Fortunately, there are ways to get rid of these harmful elements naturally without using chemicals. Plants like English Ivy, Bamboo Palm, Ficus and many more are good to purify our living environment. Some of then can be put indoor, some are planted outdoor. These plants are ideal to green up our environment and at the same time serve as a purifier.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/10-houseplants-that-can-purify-the-air-in-your-house.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 01:12 AM
    This is a great news! New Zealand has officially made it illegal to use animals in research and testing, people who are involved in animal cruelty cases will be prosecuted. This new law is passed on the basis that animals can experience positive and negative emotions too. Even though animals can’t talk but they can feel the pain, they have fear in them too.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/new-zealand-officially-recognizes-all-animals-as-sentient-beings.html
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Wrathful Dakini Ucchusma-In the form of wrathful dakini, Ucchusma has 3 eyes; with both hands holding a vase with nectar at her heart level, her hair loose, and no ornaments. She wears a garment of black silk, with two legs, feet together, standing on a lotus and sun disc. This deity functions to remove negative energy and pollutions from body, speech and mind. The practice was conferred by a Dakini to Drupangsa. -Mantra: Om ar-kham zir-kam bu-ma-na-se ou-cus-ha-ma ma-ha tro-da hung phet
Tibetan Painted Scrolls Volumes 1-3 in original print is something very rare and expensive to come by. I really like these very much from what I can see.
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Tibetan Painted Scrolls Volumes 1-3 in original print is something very rare and expensive to come by. I really like these very much from what I can see.
Kechara Forest Retreat doing the extended puja of Dorje Shugden and Tsem Rinpoche attends the 2nd half. Good video to download: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-an_NAH6Mk
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Kechara Forest Retreat doing the extended puja of Dorje Shugden and Tsem Rinpoche attends the 2nd half. Good video to download: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-an_NAH6Mk
A powerful meme to share.
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A powerful meme to share.
Beautiful Avalokitesvara scroll painting.
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Beautiful Avalokitesvara scroll painting.
Black Garuda. 18th century. U (Central Tibet). Tradition Gelug
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Black Garuda. 18th century. U (Central Tibet). Tradition Gelug
Palden Lhamo. 18th century. Tibet. Tradition: Gelug
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Palden Lhamo. 18th century. Tibet. Tradition: Gelug
Dorje Jigje. 15th century. Narthang, Tsang (South-Central Tibet). Tradition: Sakya
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Dorje Jigje. 15th century. Narthang, Tsang (South-Central Tibet). Tradition: Sakya
The oracle of Dorje Shugden in Dungkar Monastery in Tibet. Very old vintage photo from 1923 by an English Earl Lord Ronaldshay in his book, \"Land Of The Thunderbolt Sikkim, Chunbi & Bhutan\". This Lord met up with Dorje Shugden via the oracle. He devotes a chapter in his book about this oracle and encounter.
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The oracle of Dorje Shugden in Dungkar Monastery in Tibet. Very old vintage photo from 1923 by an English Earl Lord Ronaldshay in his book, "Land Of The Thunderbolt Sikkim, Chunbi & Bhutan". This Lord met up with Dorje Shugden via the oracle. He devotes a chapter in his book about this oracle and encounter.
Beautiful old photograph of the Kamakura Buddha in Japan.
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Beautiful old photograph of the Kamakura Buddha in Japan.
Never before seen footage of Tsem Rinpoche with various oracles- https://bit.ly/292jMaG
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Never before seen footage of Tsem Rinpoche with various oracles- https://bit.ly/292jMaG
In around 2 weeks, there are over 30k views already! Videos are great! Must watch!- https://bit.ly/2K0gNhB
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In around 2 weeks, there are over 30k views already! Videos are great! Must watch!- https://bit.ly/2K0gNhB
Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please. Something to share.
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Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please. Something to share.
Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please
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Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please
This sacred Tara at Phelgyeling Monastery in Nepal has spoken several times the monks said.
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This sacred Tara at Phelgyeling Monastery in Nepal has spoken several times the monks said.
Beautiful ancient Tibetan scroll paintings for your viewing pleasure. Many more antique paintings for you to see and be blessed here-  https://bit.ly/2vz18RX
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Beautiful ancient Tibetan scroll paintings for your viewing pleasure. Many more antique paintings for you to see and be blessed here- https://bit.ly/2vz18RX
Nice handsome picture of my Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
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Nice handsome picture of my Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
Four Sacred Sites of Vajra Yogini in Nepal which you must know about and one day pay homage in person. These places are highly sacred and holy and I want to share them with you. Happy enlightenment to you! :)  - https://bit.ly/2vshj3r
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Four Sacred Sites of Vajra Yogini in Nepal which you must know about and one day pay homage in person. These places are highly sacred and holy and I want to share them with you. Happy enlightenment to you! :) - https://bit.ly/2vshj3r
Tsangpa Karpo-Protector of the line of Panchen Lama incarnations. They can take trance in certain oracles and speak.
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Tsangpa Karpo-Protector of the line of Panchen Lama incarnations. They can take trance in certain oracles and speak.
Mahakala Tramsuk centre figure. Bottom left, Gonpo Gur and bottom right Dorje Shugden
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Mahakala Tramsuk centre figure. Bottom left, Gonpo Gur and bottom right Dorje Shugden
Snow mountains in the distance, green mountains in the foreground, trees, temple and blue skies..this is where I would love to live. Where I dream of living. TR
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Snow mountains in the distance, green mountains in the foreground, trees, temple and blue skies..this is where I would love to live. Where I dream of living. TR
I like this very adorable picture of Dharma boy.
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I like this very adorable picture of Dharma boy.
I like this particular print of Vajra Yogini
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I like this particular print of Vajra Yogini
नेपालको काठमाडौँमा दोर्जे शुग्देनको अद्भुत भित्तेचित्र! --- https://bit.ly/2n4XbQd


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नेपालको काठमाडौँमा दोर्जे शुग्देनको अद्भुत भित्तेचित्र! --- https://bit.ly/2n4XbQd .
Stunning photo of offerings on my shrine photographed by Victor Choi. The lighting is beautiful. Offerings of food, fruits, drinks, flowers and incense are made on my shrine daily. For me the shrine is a portal to the Enlightened Beings and connecting to their blessings. Blessings to accomplish positive things in my life for others and myself. We do need this connection very much in our unpredictable lives where can experience so much anxiety, pain and a feeling of senselessness. We should never lose our connection to the Enlightened Beings and be firm about it. We will eventually need them no matter how \'good\' things seem now. Today this photograph taken is beautiful and I wanted to share it. 

May everyone who visit my page here be blessed, your obstacles cleared, be healthy and have a long life.~Tsem Rinpoche

(photograph- statues- Left Manjushri, centre Dorje Shugden bust and left Kache Marpo)
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Stunning photo of offerings on my shrine photographed by Victor Choi. The lighting is beautiful. Offerings of food, fruits, drinks, flowers and incense are made on my shrine daily. For me the shrine is a portal to the Enlightened Beings and connecting to their blessings. Blessings to accomplish positive things in my life for others and myself. We do need this connection very much in our unpredictable lives where can experience so much anxiety, pain and a feeling of senselessness. We should never lose our connection to the Enlightened Beings and be firm about it. We will eventually need them no matter how 'good' things seem now. Today this photograph taken is beautiful and I wanted to share it. May everyone who visit my page here be blessed, your obstacles cleared, be healthy and have a long life.~Tsem Rinpoche (photograph- statues- Left Manjushri, centre Dorje Shugden bust and left Kache Marpo)
This lady in Tibet loves her wonderful gift. I am happy for her. Tsem Rinpoche
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This lady in Tibet loves her wonderful gift. I am happy for her. Tsem Rinpoche
Click on the blue picture to read about the inspirational Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche
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Click on the blue picture to read about the inspirational Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche
Tsem Rinpoche\'s grandmother on the right. Middle is a family friend. Left is Tsem Rinpoche\'s mother as a young girl.
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Tsem Rinpoche's grandmother on the right. Middle is a family friend. Left is Tsem Rinpoche's mother as a young girl.
Great Panchen Rinpoche who is no other than Amitabah Buddha, you continuously purposely take rebirths in order to bring countless beings to liberation. 

-The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
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Great Panchen Rinpoche who is no other than Amitabah Buddha, you continuously purposely take rebirths in order to bring countless beings to liberation. -The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
May I always be in the presence of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in this and future lives. 

-The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
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May I always be in the presence of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in this and future lives. -The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
Your deeds, actions, skillful means and great compassion makes you stand different than ordinary beings. In you we take supreme faith. You are our infallible spiritual guide, teacher and leader. 

-The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
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Your deeds, actions, skillful means and great compassion makes you stand different than ordinary beings. In you we take supreme faith. You are our infallible spiritual guide, teacher and leader. -The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
For countless lifetimes you have manifested in varied bodies to benefit the sufferings of sentient beings. You are a supreme teacher and refuge. 

The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
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For countless lifetimes you have manifested in varied bodies to benefit the sufferings of sentient beings. You are a supreme teacher and refuge. The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
We have to discipline ourselves in order that our mind can allow the Buddha Dharma to take root. When it takes root, our lives will change for the better. What we perceive in the world around us is dependent on the attitude within us. Never give up improving on ourselves because that is the true road to peace and happiness. We are worth it. Others are worth seeing us in our best.~ Tsem Rinpoche
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We have to discipline ourselves in order that our mind can allow the Buddha Dharma to take root. When it takes root, our lives will change for the better. What we perceive in the world around us is dependent on the attitude within us. Never give up improving on ourselves because that is the true road to peace and happiness. We are worth it. Others are worth seeing us in our best.~ Tsem Rinpoche
This eldery and innocent monk was brutally attacked, find out why. Shocking- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163953
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This eldery and innocent monk was brutally attacked, find out why. Shocking- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163953
Fotomat and me. My first job in Los Angeles at 16- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144024
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Fotomat and me. My first job in Los Angeles at 16- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144024
See how my Schnauzers enjoy the playhouse! So much fun!- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2dp8Fm87CQ
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See how my Schnauzers enjoy the playhouse! So much fun!- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2dp8Fm87CQ
I am in love with only you my Adamantine Lady of Coral hue. I am in love of liberation, freedom and wisdom I seek in you. Even to whisper your name Vajra Yogini excites me to the core of my soul. I have been away for so long and I wonder when I can join my supreme mother in Akanishta. My love for you has no end and it only grows. My mind is focused on you daily and my heart only awaits for you to place sindura on my crown soon. Nothing I have seen or experienced in this deceitful world can remotely compare with you my dear wisdom lady. Please with supreme sound of damarus, cymbals, incense and voices of sunyata, embrace me to ascend amidst rainbow lights effortlessly to my home.  My true home where you will bring me. Bring me home soon. In my heart only lies you. In your heart I know I am existent also. We are one.~ Tsem Rinpoche
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I am in love with only you my Adamantine Lady of Coral hue. I am in love of liberation, freedom and wisdom I seek in you. Even to whisper your name Vajra Yogini excites me to the core of my soul. I have been away for so long and I wonder when I can join my supreme mother in Akanishta. My love for you has no end and it only grows. My mind is focused on you daily and my heart only awaits for you to place sindura on my crown soon. Nothing I have seen or experienced in this deceitful world can remotely compare with you my dear wisdom lady. Please with supreme sound of damarus, cymbals, incense and voices of sunyata, embrace me to ascend amidst rainbow lights effortlessly to my home. My true home where you will bring me. Bring me home soon. In my heart only lies you. In your heart I know I am existent also. We are one.~ Tsem Rinpoche
Samsara has never been genuine. I will not be deceived by it again. Infallible Diamond Lady in red, I will only serve you.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Samsara has never been genuine. I will not be deceived by it again. Infallible Diamond Lady in red, I will only serve you.~Tsem Rinpoche
Mother Lady so red and brilliant, as you hold my hand tightly and we look towards the west, I know I am free finally.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Mother Lady so red and brilliant, as you hold my hand tightly and we look towards the west, I know I am free finally.~Tsem Rinpoche
Mother lady of noble origins, enchantress Vajra Yogini, you say I am you and you are me? I have to embrace this truth and I will be free? Tsem Rinpoche
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Mother lady of noble origins, enchantress Vajra Yogini, you say I am you and you are me? I have to embrace this truth and I will be free? Tsem Rinpoche
Through my tears I can see your orange darting eyes so tenderly look at me as we start to ascend.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Through my tears I can see your orange darting eyes so tenderly look at me as we start to ascend.~Tsem Rinpoche
Mother, Adamantine mother with coral hue aglow with light that I can hardly look upon you as you are blazing...can I give my last words to some close ones before we ascend? Can I bring them with us?~ Tsem Rinpoche
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Mother, Adamantine mother with coral hue aglow with light that I can hardly look upon you as you are blazing...can I give my last words to some close ones before we ascend? Can I bring them with us?~ Tsem Rinpoche
You wipe my tears, embracing me with your coral hued arms and with a motherly tender smile I feel we are lifting off the ground. To go home. I feel light after you embraced me and my body is becoming rainbow-like.~Tsem Rinpoche
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You wipe my tears, embracing me with your coral hued arms and with a motherly tender smile I feel we are lifting off the ground. To go home. I feel light after you embraced me and my body is becoming rainbow-like.~Tsem Rinpoche
I hear the gentle tinkling of anklets as if someone is walking towards me although I am in my room alone..I opened my eyes first towards the floor in the dimly lit room and I see red coral ankles surrounded by rainbows heading my direction...my heart jumps for joy and gasping....Tsem Rinpoche
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I hear the gentle tinkling of anklets as if someone is walking towards me although I am in my room alone..I opened my eyes first towards the floor in the dimly lit room and I see red coral ankles surrounded by rainbows heading my direction...my heart jumps for joy and gasping....Tsem Rinpoche
The Sacred Vajrayogini of Ratsag Monastery is a very interesting read- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-sacred-vajrayogini-of-ratsag-monastery.html
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Thank you to staffs from Motorola Solutions for helping to deliver basic groceries to some needy families. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you to staffs from Motorola Solutions for helping to deliver basic groceries to some needy families. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Precious opportunity in Kechara Forest Retreat! "As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites." ~Tsem Rinpoche
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Precious opportunity in Kechara Forest Retreat! "As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites." ~Tsem Rinpoche
We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas. The ones that were visited were Tsongkapa, Nageshvaraja, Loma Gyoma, Tara, Nagarakshasa and then back to Tsongkapa. At each location circumambulations and lamp offerings were done. We walked the vast land while chanting Migtseyma mantras. The very elderly followed to each location in cars. Kechara Forest retreat is 70 acres of land located in rural Bentong, one hour from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. ~Tsem Rinpoche For more information: www.tsemrinpoche.com
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We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas. The ones that were visited were Tsongkapa, Nageshvaraja, Loma Gyoma, Tara, Nagarakshasa and then back to Tsongkapa. At each location circumambulations and lamp offerings were done. We walked the vast land while chanting Migtseyma mantras. The very elderly followed to each location in cars. Kechara Forest retreat is 70 acres of land located in rural Bentong, one hour from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. ~Tsem Rinpoche For more information: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
They started on August 18, 2018 at 6:00AM till 9:00AM. With strong aspirations, Kecharians generate merits by reciting mantras and circumambulate the images of the enlightened beings, especially to clear obstacles related to our good health and that of others. We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas... ~Tsem Rinpoche
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They started on August 18, 2018 at 6:00AM till 9:00AM. With strong aspirations, Kecharians generate merits by reciting mantras and circumambulate the images of the enlightened beings, especially to clear obstacles related to our good health and that of others. We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas... ~Tsem Rinpoche
Pilgrimage is an intrinsic part of Buddhist life and creates strong Dharma imprints in our mind streams and opens up positive karma and merits that we need to live a successful life. As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites...~ Tsem Rinpoche
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Pilgrimage is an intrinsic part of Buddhist life and creates strong Dharma imprints in our mind streams and opens up positive karma and merits that we need to live a successful life. As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites...~ Tsem Rinpoche
Priceless to see the happy faces of these 2 brothers. They are in the youngest dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Priceless to see the happy faces of these 2 brothers. They are in the youngest dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
So glad that we have parents & students to participate in the animal liberation every month in Kechara House. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad that we have parents & students to participate in the animal liberation every month in Kechara House. Lin Mun KSDS
Children were very attentive when doing prayer before the start of Sunday dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children were very attentive when doing prayer before the start of Sunday dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
He is young but already very good in using mala when reciting mantra. Rejoice:)  Lin Mun KSDS
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He is young but already very good in using mala when reciting mantra. Rejoice:) Lin Mun KSDS
Children were so excited with the art & craft exercise. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children were so excited with the art & craft exercise. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace explaining to children the method to make chef hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace explaining to children the method to make chef hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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