Unsolved Mysteries – UFO’s & Me…

Jun 14, 2010 | Views: 1,361
Share this article

Drawn by an Abductee under hypnosis. A group of them were abducted together at the same time. Separately under hypnosis, their drawings were intriguingly similar

Since I was very young, I was naturally drawn to phenomena that was not accepted by ‘mainstream’ public. That didn’t bother me. I was always the type of person that I did WHAT I FELT WAS RIGHT and not so much WHAT I WAS SUPPOSED TO DO. Many of the things I was supposed to do didn’t make sense to me then and now. I am more patient with things I don’t agree with now then I was then though I must say. Must learn to tolerate early in life, less problems.

I have always studied up on Loch Ness, Findhorn, Ufo, Sasquatch, Nazca Lines, Incas, American Native Indian lore, Tibet, ghosts, astral travelling and the likes. I used to practise astral travelling nightly that I read up in a book. I also did meditations on Vajra Yogini I found in a book also when I was around 13 or so. No results for either one though as I am sure I was doing something wrong that the book didn’t fully explain. Anyway, I found out later I shouldn’t have done the Vajra Yogini meditations without permission.

I watched endless documentaries on these mysterious subjects and did quite a lot of reading. One of my favorite places was the library. I can spend a day there and not be bored. I would borrow 10-12 books every two weeks and read through most of them. I did that for years. Or at least have a good look at the parts I was interested in before returning the book. I would borrow biographies, encyclopedias, Ghost stories, Magic, mysteries, Travel, Religions (my favorite), and reading up on cultures. I would go to libraries in other towns and borrow books because libraries had limits how many you can borrow at any one time. I didn’t like the limits. haha. I would even go to Flea Markets and second hand stores to buy books on various mysteries. I loved encyclopedias with color pictures. I would borrow from A-Z slowly. I would spend evenings and weekends reading after homework. I would listen to the Beatles, John Lennon, Simon & Garfunkel and read.. sometimes paint or draw. I loved to draw mountains, lakes and huge trees. I was fanatical about drawing various Buddhas. I loved to draw yogis meditating in the mountains and gaining great realization or seeing the Yidam directly. I read voraciously and absorbed the information fast. I was happy I could retain it.

My step-parents didn’t make things easy for me. But they left me alone to read. They wanted me to play soccer and sports. I hated sports. Any type of sports. They forced me to play soccer for like 6-7 years in a row in a huge soccer club with uniforms and all. Lots of kids. We’d have matches with other counties and towns. I NEVER SCORED ONE GOAL EVER. My step dad commented once all the boys run towards the ball, whereas I run away from it. I was thinking, I told you I hated soccor hundreds of times?? My coach stuck me as the goalie JUST ONCE. I let like 3 balls pass me in around half an hour!! Everyone gave me the evils, but I already warned my coach not to do so. His logic is I’m tall so I would be good. My logic is I don’t want my teeth knocked out for this silly game! Hehe. He never put me back in as goalie again. The day my father didn’t sign me up for soccer was one of the happiest days of my childhood. He wanted me to be Pele or something and I wanted to be Dalai Lama that time!! Talk about conflict of interest! I still want to be like the Dalai Lama!

Anyways, I found these really cool videos of UFO footage and I thought you might be interested. Listen carefully to what they are saying and observe. It is one of the most convincing footages caught on film I have ever seen. These didn’t convince me that extraterrestrials existed because I know they do exist. Buddha mentioned clearly WE ARE NOT ALONE!!!

Enjoy and share with others. It is nice to rise above relationships, money, bills, eating, travelling and all the very normal, redundant traps we set for ourselves and think deeper. Look beyond. Think more. Keep your mind wondering, discovering and learning. Don’t be stuck where you are.

This video is perfect for alot of my students. It did cross my mind when some spaceships would come back and take back some of my students as I know they are NOT FROM HERE…hehehe. Do let me know what you think in the comments section. I really want to hear. I would appreciate your feelings. Thanks ahead of time.

Much care,
Tsem Rinpoche

P.S. I have very varied interests. It isn’t just meditation, mantras, shambala, malas, auras, and enlightenment all the time. I have many interests and they are very wide. So I am going to blog about them and share. Each time you read my posts, a part of me is shared with you. That is nice. I am the only Tibetan Lama that blogs about UFO’s, but you know what, I never said I would fit the mould. I am different, ‘controversial’ by some, strange, not the typical lama if you will, unconventional, and just being myself. Some find me refreshing and some may not. But it’s ok. I am coming to terms with myself now too and you should too. Hehe. I am not trying to be ‘different’. I just am I guess. But it is a harmless different. Maybe I am just waiting ….E.T. go home for me too???

 

Good footage in Mexico

Or view the video on the server at:
http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/v20496488jEa5TFpJ.mp4

 

Lady with good footage. She’s very believable

Or view the video on the server at:
http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/v20496490TcGJy5r9.mp4

Tags: , ,

Please support us so that we can continue to bring you more Dharma:

If you are in the United States, please note that your offerings and contributions are tax deductible. ~ the tsemrinpoche.com blog team

Share this article

43 Responses to Unsolved Mysteries – UFO’s & Me…

DISCLAIMER IN RELATION TO COMMENTS OR POSTS GIVEN BY THIRD PARTIES BELOW

Kindly note that the comments or posts given by third parties in the comment section below do not represent the views of the owner and/or host of this Blog, save for responses specifically given by the owner and/or host. All other comments or posts or any other opinions, discussions or views given below under the comment section do not represent our views and should not be regarded as such. We reserve the right to remove any comments/views which we may find offensive but due to the volume of such comments, the non removal and/or non detection of any such comments/views does not mean that we condone the same.

We do hope that the participants of any comments, posts, opinions, discussions or views below will act responsibly and do not engage nor make any statements which are defamatory in nature or which may incite and contempt or ridicule of any party,individual or their beliefs or to contravene any laws.

  1. patriciasnodgrass on May 26, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    Wow, Rinpoche, you described a portion of my own childhood! I too loved to read as a kid and spent hours reading about similar topics. I also read horror and science fiction. I read very few romances although I did fall in love with Hemingway and Steinbeck and Shakespeare. When girls were talking about boys and make up I would wander off by myself, completely disinterested. I spent time reading, writing, or drawing. I also studied the Bible and read about church history (which is how I found out I was being lied to) I became interested in the paranormal when we moved into a haunted house. I saw a UFO in 1983. I’ve always been interested in and drawn to these things. I blog about them often.

  2. Jimmy on Oct 19, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    I believe an Alien since i was kid…cause i have seen the UFO twice~
    i also like those mystery books…unknown creature on the earth….since i was born..duno why…

  3. Ee Ling on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    Some aliens are here to heal some people … sometimes the physical body; sometimes the energy body….

  4. Adeline Woon on Oct 31, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    An Ani-lags shared the below with me. I have problem understanding most of them, since I lacked heaps of background knowledge on the subject.

    “The Truth About A Semitic People” http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_autor_lauraknight04.htm

    By the way, if there are Seven levels or kinds of energy, could UFO be the third kind? Or fourth? Since by seeing the “spaceship” means it is being in contact from considerably close distance. But not as close as the fourth level, unless someone claim to have been abducted? Like the movie “The Fourth Kind” starring by Milla Jovovich.

    How should I correlate the “Seven levels” and the “Ten dharma reamls”?

    Thank you for sharing!

  5. Knut Eggers on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:50 am

    I will watch all the videos. I love you, Tsem Tulku, I really do, but right now I am not a good student and have a glass of red wine. The vadjra yoghini tea ceremony helped me much, do you think I should stop it and maybe instead of high aspirations rather going to love my future wife? I was so phascinate of Vadjra Yoghini, I wanted a stue, I can’t afford it, the diamond way buddhist want me to join their club, I’d rather stay with you, I want to be a vegetarian and eat no mil and no eggs, no alcohol no sugar, I want to marry but I’m too afraid…I can’t see my path, except I understand that I desperately want to marry her. If I had the choice between her my beloved darling and Vadjra Yoghini, Vadjra Yoghini is the definite looser.

  6. Josh Akers on Sep 20, 2010 at 7:13 am

    So if Aliens are in the human realm… They can attain enlightenment and become a Buddha in their current form. They do not need a higher or lower rebirth? They can become enlightened beings, and therefore, teach Dharma. That is NOT the way I thought about it before…

    Perhaps they came to earth to learn the Dharma? Or Stephen Hawking is right and they are going to take our resources and kill us, then move on the next planet. I didn’t believe him when I read that, I disagree.

    I have always considered them to be in the Jealous God realm. Very long life, or something, but not eons long like long-life gods. Hmm…

  7. […] 2010年9月2日 星期四 下午3:30 评论暂缺 这几天,儿童文殊班的孩子都在干啥?他们都在忙着筹备克切拉中秋园游会!他们正秘密苦练一些表演,准备在当天给大家一些惊喜。我们听说当天会有外星人和舞龙表演—因为尊贵的詹杜固仁波切最近时常提及外星人。 […]

  8. Christoph on Sep 6, 2010 at 3:46 am

    Dear Tsem Tulku Rinpoche !!!

    I just read your note. One evening I had this feeling “The aliens are coming” and turned it into a little song and videoclip, realizing that they may already be amongst us !!! As you also like animals, you may enjoy it:

    http://vimeo.com/8404681

    Thank you for your good inspirations and a lot of good inspirations and good energies for your work !!!

    Christoph

  9. Lew, Kwan Leng on Jul 9, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    It has never crossed my mind that Lama will ever introduce UFO to me 🙂 But then again, Rinpoche is “special” 🙂
    Though I have not seen an UFO before, I hope to meet them one day, but hopefully they will let me come back alive 🙂
    I strongly believe that there are many living beings in outer space (I don’t quite like the word ‘alien’ because I felt they are actually the same with us).
    The Steven Hawking videos are also very interesting and intriguing. Again, never expected that from a Lama 🙂

  10. Leonglili on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    Thanks again rinpoche for clarifying aliens are human realm. So limited was my thinking that humans have to look exactly like us to be categorized under ‘human’ category. A monkey does not have to look like a tiger to be categorized as an animal. Now I understand I’m just 1 of species in the human catergory.
    I just love UFO & aliens so much, while I was younger I used to have dreams about myself being an alien and living in the alien community that conducts a lot of experiments. I wonder if it’s fantasy or recalling some past life memories? Those dreams were very real to me back then when I was a kid so I’m still waiting for my UFO to appear 🙂
    I’ll read up on Stephen Hawkings and leave my comments there.

  11. Elena on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:49 am

    Ooooh I loooooove anything to do with unexplained phenomena. As a child, I’d watch documentaries about them all the time, and research online about yetis and whatnot. Even back then, before I knew anything about the different realms of existence, I always thought aliens could exist because our universe is so great. With so many planets, I figured it would be pretty arrogant of us to think that we are the only beings that exist. And even on this earth, it’s more than just humans who exist – animals live right next to us, and new ones are being discovered all the time so why can’t yetis and the abominable snowman and big foot all be possibilities?
    And geez! Talk about karmic imprints. Even as young as 13, Rinpoche had already come across Vajrayogini and her meditations…and wanted to do her meditations! What were we doing when we were 13? Definitely not that!

  12. Susan Lim on Jul 9, 2010 at 1:22 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this post. I like the stories very much and very enjoyable to read about what Rinpoche is interested in or not bothered about. I particularly like the soccer story. Though I’ve heard it before, it still makes me laugh each time I read it…that must have been quite a sight to see Rinpoche dodging the ball instead of going for it! Hehe…
    Another point which Rinpoche wrote…”I was always the type of person that I did WHAT I FELT WAS RIGHT and not so much WHAT I WAS SUPPOSED TO DO.” Rinpoche was not rebellious but new what that what mainstream people engaged themselves with is sheer pointless. I wish more parents will read this and NOT insist to MOLD their kids’ lives similar to theirs when they know it hasn’t brought happiness!

  13. Michael Kuang on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:48 pm

    Sometimes it really makes me wonder if UFO really does exist. Maybe we are still waiting for the signal being sent out from million of light years away. The Buddha of this eon did mention that there is life beyond this world along the Universe. The Buddha don’t need the Gigantic Telescope or even Communication Satellite to know this. We are still waiting for the day to receive signal or perhaps we might not even have a chance to witness the very first evidence of extraterrestrial in this lifetime. Scientists, Astrobiologists , and many people have spend so much time and effort looking for evidence. Why not practice Dharma, it is proven by the Buddha. I guess my only best shot at this lifetime is start practicing, and hopefully along the way get a glimpse of what lies beyond our Earth. When I think of this, Pink Floyd’s Time comes playing in my mind.

  14. Peter on Jul 7, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    Terima Kasih Rinpoche!
    I was brought up to believe that these are all devil, devil, devil..
    And then much later, anything that does not resemble Jesus, Mary and Joseph or the Vatican, its devil devil devil…
    Now as a Buddhist, I have read in scriptures that there is nothing outside of the Mind…everything that is in this world of phenomena is within the Mind…
    So from the devil world view to a world wide view world in a Mind..
    What if one were to meet one of these states of existence, in this case ‘aliens’, what would you have said to them as a Buddhist?
    Hmmm…..

  15. Sean Wang on Jul 6, 2010 at 3:55 pm

    I am also naturally drawn to all sorts of phenomena like Loch Ness Monsters, UFO’s etc. I really wish I could do Vajrayogini practises one day. I would like to know how to find books that are related to atral travelling. May I have some reccomendations please. Documenteries on this subject are interesting for me too. I agree with Rinpoche that the best place to be is in the Library when you are bored. Rinpoche is very good at reading as it can provide knowledge. I dislike sports too. I also want to be like the Dalai Lama too !
    Thank you for the lovely foootages of UFOs I find them totally believeable. I do not think we were ever alone.
    The picture of the Abductee getting examined by the UFOs look scary. I am lucky not to be him!

  16. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 5, 2010 at 10:51 pm

    The videos on the UFO’s were so very cool. The Universe is so vast in all directions,can the universe be so empty of life apart from planet earth. Even one of the greatest scientist in the world Stephen Hawkins mentioned that its wishful thinking for us to think we are unique or alone in this universe.
    Probability of having life in other planets or solar systems is very high. This is also validated by what the Buddha spoke about, there are countless worlds that beings can exist and humans are one of the more primitive ones. I find it hard to subscribe to a thinking that earth is the only place that life exists in this whole wide universe.

  17. Ivy on Jun 23, 2010 at 11:30 pm

    Thanks for sharing this Rinpoche! It is great to see someone you look up to have similar interests:)
    I was wondering…
    If we assume that there are other planets with intelligent life, does more than one Buddha manifest during the same age on other planets, or does the same Buddha manifest everywhere at the same time, or are we the only planet lucky enough to have Buddha’s teachings for this age?
    Maybe this is a silly question, but it is something I have been turning over in my head…
    Thanks 🙂

  18. Thierry on Jun 23, 2010 at 2:51 am

    This is casting a very interesting light on the topic of aliens, and alien worlds/planes/systems.
    Other realms, other dimensions, other experiences of existence into which one is projected by its karma cannot be limited to this planet in the way we see it on “Geographic Channel.”
    So are aliens not from Mars, but friendly humanoid Dharma brothers from Shambhala?
    I like the idea, somehow re-assuring!

  19. firefly on Jun 20, 2010 at 10:40 pm

    (Talk with HH Dalai Lama,
    http://www.berzinarchives.com/web/en/archives/advanced/kalachakra/attending_kalachakra_initiation/question_sessions_hh/question_hh_initiation_01.html)
    Berzin: Is it helpful to explain about Shambhala?
    His Holiness: Certainly. Where do you think it is?
    Berzin: I don’t quite know. Serkong Rinpoche said it was not on earth, but could perhaps be on another world where flying saucers come from. This is because the texts speak of people coming from Shambhala on flying vehicles. They come from Shambhala to check our situation. Several cultures among the indigenous people of South America and South Africa also have myths like this, that visitors came long ago from outer space and taught them calendar-making and astronomy. Perhaps they came from Shambhala.
    His Holiness: From the point of view of Buddhism, Shambhala is a pure land (dag-zhing), like Sukhavati, Tushita, and Khachari (Dakini-land).
    Berzin: Isn’t Shambhala a human realm?
    His Holiness: If it’s a pure land, it doesn’t have to be a god realm. There are some pure lands where humans can go. Even non-Buddhists can reach them and once there, proceed on the spiritual path.
    Berzin: Is Shambhala included in samsara or nirvana? Serkong Rinpoche said it is a samsaric realm.
    His Holiness: It seems to be in samsara. However, once one gets to this samsaric place, one’s mind and heart naturally develop much more rapidly. It is probably more like a human realm within in the cycle of samsaric existence where special people live who have built up a great store of positive force (merit, positive potential).
    Berzin: So it is not technically a pure land, but just similar to a pure land?
    His Holiness: It is not a pure land in the sense of being a god realm. It is a human realm, but probably also a pure land.
    Berzin: It is not on earth?
    His Holiness: It is not on earth. If it were, we should be able to find it. However, it is probably in our universe, but we need pure karma to reach it. I wonder if we can really get there directly by just some sort of mechanical vehicle, like a space ship. Why I think like that, I don’t know. But, what (the Third Panchen Lama) Panchen Palden-yeshey (Pan-chen dPal-ldan ye-shes) said about it makes things a bit complicated. In his Guidebook for the Path to Shambhala (Shambhala lam-yig), he wrote that if you do an intense meditation retreat, then you can actually see deities and they will give you help to go to Shambhala. He wrote like that. Therefore, it is not simply an ordinary physical journey.
    Berzin: Serkong Rinpoche told me that his father Serkong Dorjechang had gone to Shambhala and had brought back fruit and flowers, which they had in their house.
    His Holiness: I take safe direction (refuge) from him! Panchen Palden-yeshey also went to Shambhala. Some other learned masters went as well. There is an account of Taranatha going to Shambhala, but I think that was in a dream body. However, it is not on this round earth. It is probably a pure land with humans similar to those on earth. It is difficult to say.
    Berzin: The Kalachakra texts speak of the larger and smaller Jambudvipas (Southern Continents). On the northern half of the smaller one, the texts list six lands going northwards, one of which is Shambhala.
    His Holiness: That is difficult. If we speak in terms of that, then Shambhala would have to be a place on this earth. There is also mention in the texts of Potala Mountain in the south, the land of Ugyan (Skt. Oddiyana) in the west, the Five-Peaked Mountain in the east, and Shambhala in the north.
    Berzin: Serkong Rinpoche had said that of these, some are on earth and some are not.
    His Holiness: Precisely, that is why. There are two for each: the actual ones and similar ones that represent and substitute for them. For instance, according to the scholar Gendun-chopel (dGe-‘dun chos-‘phel), Ugyan is in Sindhi [Swat Valley in Pakistan]. Today, it is a Muslim area. It is not completely clear, but as for the Copper-Colored Mountain that Guru Rinpoche went to in Ugyan, that probably is in an uncontaminated pure land.
    Now as for Potala Mountain in the south, then as a substitute for it, there is one in the south of India. But, then there is also the Potala Mountain of Avalokiteshvara, which is in a pure land. As for the Five-Peaked Mountain, there is the usual place in China [Wutaishan] with this name as an actual place in the east, but also there is the pure land of Manjushri with the same name.
    Thus, it is quite probable that Shambhala is also a pure land like this, with some location representing it. There is precedent for it being so. However, it cannot be found in any place. There are many reasons and signs for saying that it exists, but because it isn’t in this world, then except for it being an uncontaminated pure land, there is nothing else it could be referring to in the texts.
    Berzin: And what about the talk of flying saucers?
    His Holiness: It could be said that they have a connection with Shambhala. Definitely, there are other beings in the universe. There are other kinds of sentient beings and it is decidedly so that they are on other worlds, not just on our world. That is definite. There are many galaxies.
    Now, Shambhala is included in our galaxy, perhaps even in our solar system, since the texts say it is included in Jambudvipa [our world-system]. Thus, it is talking of a pure land in our world-system, however large our system might be, where only sentient beings with pure karma can go and where there are sentient beings with human bodies.
    Berzin: In the West, we have talk of Shangrila. Is this related?
    His Holiness: It is a pure place, isn’t it? I don’t know, but probably it is. The name signifies a pure place, so I think the name probably came originally from Shambhala.

  20. Shirley Maya Tan on Jun 20, 2010 at 1:06 am

    Ok, I have finally found something in common between my dad and Rinpoche. My dad loves UFOs, Loch Ness, and all these mysteries. He even took us all to Loch Ness and we sat there waiting for hours for Nessie to appear. Of course, Nessie did not appear. I had just turned 18 years old then. We had a great family holiday around Scotland. One of my favourite memories. Then while I was studying in the USA, he made me buy him all kinds of UFO videos and documentaries 🙂

  21. Y X on Jun 19, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    Dears,
    I belief i had been visited by an alien about 10 or more years ago.
    I was asleep in my bedroom, lights on, suddenly i awoke though body munscles paralysed, and saw a black dark silhoutte figure with large purple eyes at the foot of my bed staring at me! It looked quite typical like how aliens are usually depicted.
    Anyway i was very afraid but could not scream (paralysed) and i closed me eyes and prayed for a long while. I remember the radio was emitting noise, however I later discovered the radio was not switched on ???
    Well, thats my encounter… in Pj, Malaysia!
    Thats the only encounter i had with whats popularly called aliens. I have had other encounters too but they might be aliens or not (since i felt them instead of saw)

  22. Siong Woan on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, my husband is a STRONG believer of aliens! In fact he believes gods/deities/buddhas were aliens from other planets. He enters (and loves it) into endless debates with whoever bring up this subject with him. I will share this blog with him and am sure he will be too happy to read! His favourite question is “planet earth is experiencing increase in population, where does all these additional/new souls come from?” Fr Siong Woan

  23. Taji Spybuck Davis on Jun 16, 2010 at 8:32 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for ur selflessness throughout this lifetime. I find u so inspiring being born a Prince yet choosing to spend this incarnation with those of us who truely need u. Ur compassion and love for each and every being is beautiful. What a bonus that u open our eyes to truth in creative ways that make u relavent to spreading dharma in the west as well as in the east. Thank you seems inadaquate but it is my offering to you Your Eminence.

  24. Bei Dawei on Jun 16, 2010 at 8:02 am

    One more note: There is a story among the Roerich people to the effect that the purpose of the expedition was not so much to *find* Shambhala as to return a certain stone (a meteorite fragment with mystical properties) to it. The story goes that the Masters had lent the fragment to the League of Nations in support of the cause of peace. Upon the failure of that project, Roerich was enlisted to return the stone to Shambhala–or so the story goes. Anyway, the larger stone itself is called the “Gift of Orion” and is said to not only be of extraterrestrial origin (as meteorites customarily are), but of *intelligent* extraterrestrial origin.

  25. Bei Dawei on Jun 16, 2010 at 7:45 am

    Oops, I neglected to provide the other Roerich quote, which is from his essay “Shambala” (available online at http://www.agniyoga.org ) There he writes of “…A shiny body flying from north to south. Field glasses are at hand. It is a huge body. One side glows in the sun. It is oval in shape. Then it somehow turns in another direction and disappears in the southwest.”

  26. Bei Dawei on Jun 16, 2010 at 7:43 am

    Rinpoche,
    Nicholas Roerich (Nikolai Konstantinovitch Rerikh) was a Russian artist and esoteric writer who between 1924 and 1929 organized a U.S.-flagged scientific expedition from British India through Xinjiang, Altai, Mongolia, Amdo, and back through Tibet (bypassing Lhasa, on orders of its government). The unofficial purpose of the expedition was aimed at finding Shambhala. Also, it has recently been discovered that Roerich made a secret side-trip to newly-Communist Moscow, seeking Soviet support for the founding of a new nation in Central Asia (whose proposed borders were unclear).
    In “Altai-Himalaya” Roerich reports sighting “”something big and shiny reflecting the sun, like a huge oval moving at great speed. Crossing our camp the thing changed in its direction from south to southwest. And we saw how it disappeared in the intense blue sky. We even had time to take our field glasses and saw quite distinctly an oval form with shiny surface, one side of which was brilliant from the sun.” (Not sure of your pagination, but keeping his route in mind, flip through until you reach Amdo / August 5 1926, and you’ll find it.)
    Again, pay attention to the context, which involves Theosophical discussion of lost ancient civilizations similar to Atlantis. Roerich and his wife founded Agni Yoga (or the Teaching of Living Ethics), a Theosophical offshoot which recognizes the writings of Mme Blavatsky alongside those of Mrs. Roerich as genuine messages from a hidden lodge of Masters who live in Shambhala.
    Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist who parted with his mentor Freud over the sexual theory, and Jung’s interest in psychic or esoteric subjects. His basic theory–spread out over numerous writings–involves archetypes of the collective unconscious, as revealed through dreams and visionary writings (such as religious material). Jung wrote a long paper called (in English) “Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies,” in which he discusses the modern UFO sightings (e.g. Kenneth Arnold) as mass social phenomena similar to medieval Marian or angelic apparitions and the like. For Jung, the shape of the saucer is a kind of Mandala, an image of wholeness and completion, which appears to comfort us during times of war. In other words, the vision comes in response to deep social and psychological upheaval.
    Incidentally, I neglected to mention “War of the Worlds” on my earlier list. The H.G. Wells novel was an early (if not the earliest) iteration of the “alien invaders) idea, while the Orson Welles radio play is an early example of popular fear of aliens (since American audiences who tuned in late to the newscast-style performance did not realize that the “Martian invasion” was fictional).

  27. Thierry on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:43 am

    Rinpoche,
    Thank you for sharing more memories of your yonger years.
    wow…
    That footabll story you shared with us, I can relate to so well…
    (sorry, I skip the UFO for a moment)
    Eventhough my parent did not force me into sports, I HAD to “participate” to these weird game (I mean football) at school; it was very weird to me as a child, because my very friends from my class would suddenly turn into “monsters” on the field, very excited and calling -screaming- nasty names and ugly words at everyone, in such a boiling state of excitation.
    I just never understood what “took” them all, I never got even a start of an “adrenaline” kick from a football game and, of course, I was very very very bad at it…
    I was so bad at it, that my “friends” would scream louder and come to some kind of rage, this was just so mysterious and scary to me then!
    I later came to expect such mysterious shifts or reactions from people.
    So, my sport teacher tought (somehow out of dispair with me -I was probably as mysterious to him as he was to me) that perhaps I could make a good goal keeper, not too much running, and, of course, I was tall.
    I did worse than letting balls pass, I actually got angry -eventually- at the weird energy that all other players seemed to throw at me; I could not take any more screaming, so I simply scored on my own goal and got very hilarious at the stunned and angry reaction of my team.
    I remember that a couple of teachers had to rescue me from the “angry mob wanting to punch me”.
    I believe my parents were told of this, and I am sorry now that it had to make them worried and concerned about my “anti-social” behavior.
    The only good result I got out of this is that I got an official dispense from EVER playing football again through the hole primary school years (I must have made quite an impression!), and instead I was allowed to stay back in the class (alone) and make pretty drawings, that truly felt like a reward…
    So much for football… Maybe I am from another planet after all, LOL…
    Thierry

  28. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 15, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    Yes, I believe in parallel and non-parallel worlds. There is so many worlds out there.
    Today’s scientists give a conservative calculations of 100 million livable planets out there. That on those planets there is very high chance for life forms.
    Tsem Tulku

  29. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 15, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    I enjoyed your very well thought out comments very much. Obviously you have been thinking and participating in this post.
    Please share with me more re Nicholas Roerich and the UFO he saw over Amdo. I have his books but haven’t read yet.
    Please share more on Carl Jung’s key paper on this. Very interesting indeed. Looking forward to your post here.
    Much thanks, Tsem Tulku

  30. Bei Dawei on Jun 15, 2010 at 2:45 pm

    Rinpoche, a few comments:
    1. Are you aware that one of the first modern “UFO” sightings (avant la lettre) occurred on August 5, 1926, over the Humboldt Mountains in Amdo? A silver disk was spotted high in the air by members of the Nicholas Roerich expedition. It changed directions abruptly, then headed southwest (towards Lhasa?). Roerich mentions this in his travelogue, “Altai-Himalaya.” Notice that he does NOT identify it with an alien spacecraft–rather, the sighting is sandwiched in between discussion of lost ancient civilizations in the Gobi (from Theosophical lore).
    2. The popular perception of (and speculation about) “UFO’s” and alien contact has evolved considerably, with the stories of each era reflecting certain political and cultural themes of that era. For example, the idea that UFO’s are alien spacecraft came after World War II. For some time their occupants were assumed to be benign, but during the 1980’s–in the wake of books by Whitley Strieber and John Mack–aliens began to be portrayed as the more dangerous “grays” (who are said to abduct humans, perhaps with the connivance of human governments). This idea then spread to other countries, along familiar mass-media channels. Some writers suggest that discussion of space aliens (i.e., whether they are perceived as benign or not) reflects social attitudes to *human* “aliens” or foreigners.
    Notice also the key role of movies and television in molding this popular consciousness: The Day the Earth Stood Still, Star Trek, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters and E.T., and the X-Files are all rather important influences.
    Anyway, considering that the idea of UFO’s has evolved so much from the airships of a century ago, or the “things seen in the skies”* of the medieval era, the suspicion naturally arises that the entire phenomenon might be a product of human imagination. Alternatively, there might be an explanation other than space travel. (Apparently magnetism is capable of inducing visions of this nature, through its effects on the brain. Or perhaps the UFO’s are time travelers / extra-dimensional entities / unknown human spacecraft…etc.)
    *(this is from the title of a key paper by Carl Jung, who sees them as similar to dreams or visions–I assume you’ve seen this)

  31. Josh A. on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:32 am

    Actually Robert Thurman, of Tibet House, USA, Professor at Columbia University (Uma Thurman’s dad), has PodCast’ed about UFO’s. I don’t believe he is a Rinpoche though. What he said was, I am disappointed by our modern depiction of UFO’s. In Buddha’s time they were tall and beautiful and full of gems and precious stones beautiful from head to toe. I watch “Close encounters of the Third kind” and they all seem like frail little wimps. He said something about our modern culture being afraid of the ‘real deal’, in other words, we think we are so advanced but if we saw a 10 foot tall male ‘alien’ with beautiful angelic human features with enormous precious gems hanging, we would go crazy! Thurman said he was ‘disappointed’ when the alien comes out of the ship with his super skinny arms and legs (totally non-threatening) going Ahhhhhrrr-Ahhhh with its hands in front like a zombie. He said in Buddha’s time they were much more beautiful and worthy of envy. (and in my own words: hatred). I love Kechara!

  32. Joey on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:20 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    It’s somewhat inspiring to read about Rinpoche’s interests, although for a moment i thought i was one of them aliens, then i read the comments and i was disappointed. now i realize my imagination can be that far off haha.
    I havent watched the videos yet but i do believe in parallel universes that run concurrently with ours because many things we have in our world seem to be impossible to come from evolution alone, which means that somehow that their worlds are affecting us…just what i feel about the whole alien theory. maybe im thinking too much haha.

  33. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 14, 2010 at 9:15 pm

    Dear firefly,
    Hehe…from Vajra Yogini land? That land is called Kechara in sanskrit and Dakpo Kacho in Tibetan. Mother Vajra Yogini, Heruka and Yamantaka resides there.
    Ok, I won’t be humble…I am from Kechara in Sunway Mas, Petaling Jaya…hehe
    But this Kechara in Sunway Mas can be the gateway to the REAL Kechara Land where mother Vajra Yogini resides. I want everyone including you to get there.
    Tsem Tulku

  34. firefly on Jun 14, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    Dear Tsem Tulku Rinpoche,
    Thanks for your reply. I think you must be from Vajrayogini land… hahaha, don’t be humble

  35. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:43 pm

    Dear Firefly,
    Of course my students and me are all from here!! Heheeh…It’s just a joke that we are so unique and different that we are maybe from another planet. Heheheh
    Rest assured, we are all from here!!!
    Much care to you,
    Tsem Tulku
    PS. Practice Tsongkapa Guru Yoga well with Migtseyma and ascend the Paradise of Tushita!

  36. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:40 pm

    My Dear Betsy,
    You can have any interest you like. It doesn’t matter what others think of your interests. Life is so short and we can’t live our lives for others. They can’t live our lives for us also. We just don’t harm and we can do what we like.
    Much good luck to you and keep being different and keep up your wide interests. It just shows your mind is intelligent and inquisitive.
    Tsem Tulku

  37. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    Dear Leong Li,
    Aliens can fall under the human realm. Not all humanoids need to look like us or live just on earth. There are so many planets for humans or humanoids to exist.
    There are so many other habitable planets and solar systems that we cannot get to. Many beings abide there also. Earth is just a small speck.
    See my post of Stephen Hawking and read what I wrote. Watch the video of Stephen Hawking I posted also.
    Much care and good wishes to you,
    Tsem Tulku

  38. firefly on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:35 pm

    I have always believed that this universe is very vast and mysterious with all kinds of possibilities. This makes life interesting too. Thanks for your sharing.
    I was just wondering why u feel that some of your students and even yourself is not from here… where do you think you are from?
    I myself feel sometimes that i have come back from a paradise. Though this is something that i have never shared with anyone who knows me personally. This is due to some very strong pullings i feel towards certain Buddha figures and also some very strong kind of longing to return there… am i just hallucinating.. maybe.

  39. Leong Li on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:29 pm

    Rinpoche,
    TQ so much for all your teachings & sharings. Those were my fav subjects as a kid too. I’m still very much intrigued by the mysteries of it. Just a thought-I read that there are 6 realms-hell,hungry spirits,animals,human,demi-god,god. So where does UFO & aliens fall under?
    It’s always so interesting to read your blog. Thank you for your unending contribution to all sentient beings. It inspires & moves me to come out of my laziness & selfishness.
    Endless thanks,
    Leong Li Li

  40. susan on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:30 pm

    Dear Rinpoche
    Thank you for posting the videos. Growing up, i’ve always been drawn to the UFO,unexplained mysteries,aliens,religion,life after death section of the bookstore. I remember writing on aliens and people being abducted for a school project. the teacher thought i was abit off…well, i still am abit off. haha…
    I do believe that there are other life forms outside of our solar system…there must be.
    much thanks
    susan

  41. betsy on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:57 am

    Look beyond. Think more. Keep your mind wondering, discovering and learning. Don’t be stuck where you are.
    P.S. I have very varied interests. It isn’t just meditation, mantras, shambala, malas, auras, and enlightenment all the time. I have many interests and they are very wide. So I am going to blog about them and share. Each time you read my posts, a part of me is shared with you. That is nice. I am the only Tibetan Lama that blogs about UFO’s, but you know what, I never said I would fit the mould. I am different, ‘controversial’ by some, strange, not the typical lama if you will, unconventional, and just being myself. Some find me refreshing and some may not. But it’s ok. I am coming to terms with myself now too and you should too. Hehe. I am not trying to be ‘different’. I just am I guess. But it is a harmless different. Maybe I am just waiting ….E.T. go home for me too???
    What a message!
    Dear Rinpoche, Thanks for blog. For first time i feel ok that i got too wide different interest which sometime people told me i am weird due to we got to maintain our “status”
    Thank you so much.

  42. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 14, 2010 at 6:55 am

    Dear John,
    What a lovely and warm message you have left. Thank you so much.
    Tsem Tulku

  43. John Colquhoun on Jun 14, 2010 at 6:40 am

    I haven’t watched the vids yet as it is bed time for me here! But as i read through i felt that you have shared something of yourself with us, and to me it seems fair to share something of myself in return, I hope to meet you one day and to pay back in any way i can the benefit you (and all at Kechara) have been to me in showing me how to be a better person, to be myself but better. (still much to be done…)
    Thankyou Rinpoche
    Jon 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *





Blog Chat

BLOG CHAT

Dear blog friends,

I’ve created this section for all of you to share your opinions, thoughts and feelings about whatever interests you.

Everyone has a different perspective, so this section is for you.

Tsem Rinpoche


SCHEDULED CHAT SESSIONS / 中文聊天室时间表

THURSDAY
10 - 11PM (GMT +8)
5 - 6AM (PST)
星期五
9 - 10PM (GMT +8)
4 - 5AM (PST)
(除了每个月的第一个星期五)
SATURDAY
11AM - 12PM (GMT +8)
FRIDAY 7 - 8PM (PST)
SUNDAY
9:30 - 10PM (GMT +8)
4:30 - 5AM (PST)

UPCOMING TOPICS FOR SEPTEMBER / 九月份讨论主题

Please come and join in the chat for a fun time and support. See you all there.


Blog Chat Etiquette

These are some simple guidelines to make the blog chat room a positive, enjoyable and enlightening experience for everyone. Please note that as this is a chat room, we chat! Do not flood the chat room, or post without interacting with others.

EXPAND
Be friendly

Remember that these are real people you are chatting with. They may have different opinions to you and come from different cultures. Treat them as you would face to face, and respect their opinions, and they will treat you the same.

Be Patient

Give the room a chance to answer you. Patience is a virtue. And if after awhile, people don't respond, perhaps they don't know the answer or they did not see your question. Do ask again or address someone directly. Do not be offended if people do not or are unable to respond to you.

Be Relevant

This is the blog of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche. Please respect this space. We request that all participants here are respectful of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche and his organisation, Kechara.

Be polite

Avoid the use of language or attitudes which may be offensive to others. If someone is disrespectful to you, ignore them instead of arguing with them.

Please be advised that anyone who contravenes these guidelines may be banned from the chatroom. Banning is at the complete discretion of the administrator of this blog. Should anyone wish to make an appeal or complaint about the behaviour of someone in the chatroom, please copy paste the relevant chat in an email to us at care@kechara.com and state the date and time of the respective conversation.

Please let this be a conducive space for discussions, both light and profound.

KECHARA FOREST RETREAT PROGRESS UPDATES

Here is the latest news and pictorial updates, as it happens, of our upcoming forest retreat project.

The Kechara Forest Retreat is a unique holistic retreat centre focused on the total wellness of body, mind and spirit. This is a place where families and individuals will find peace, nourishment and inspiration in a natural forest environment. At Kechara Forest Retreat, we are committed to give back to society through instilling the next generation with universal positive values such as kindness and compassion.

For more information, please read here (english), here (chinese), or the official site: retreat.kechara.com.

Noticeboard

Name: Email:
For:  
Mail will not be published
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 09:47 PM
    I like seeing Dorje Shugden painting in fauvistic style. The colors are so strong and outstanding. Very nice. Appreacite Rinpoche for sharing Dorje Shugden paintings of various styles. No matter what the form is, it will bring lots of blessing to those who sees the painting.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/fauvistic-dorje-shugden.html
  • Alice Tay
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 06:34 PM
    Ms Gerbrick was very patient and compassionate by spending her time to listen to Rinpoche said to her. Ms Gerbrick never criticized about Rinpoche’s parents and avoid to give negative effect to Rinpoche. Instead, Ms Gerbrick advised Rinpoche that when people say negative things to him, it is not about him, but it’s about them. This message implied that Ms Gerbrick knew to be sympathic and considerate to others.

    I personally think that in order to be a responsible teacher, one must selflessly devote oneself and always think of how to benefit the students and constantly seek solutions to remove barriers that children face. Ms Gerbrick was one of them as mentioned.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful story of Ms Gerbrick. May she has a good rebirth and return in perfect human form to learn dharma at a young age. ��

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/ms-elaine-gerbrick-was-my-favourite-teacher.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 12:50 PM
    Many human beings, including ourselves, are selfish and only care for ourselves. Especially when it comes to situations that are challenging or pose a threat to our comfort zone. In situations like this, something/someone will have to make way, the one with the least priority is in the inevitable receiving end, most of the time. In this case, the poor pets took the blunt. In some other cases, it could be the ailing parents/old folks/someone.

    It is our selfish mind that causes the selfish act and results in harm, pain and suffering on others. When we learn and practice Dharma, we can follow Guru’s teaching to help us tame this selfishness by always thinking for others, put ourselves in the shoes of others. In this way, no way will be left behind, ever.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/dont-leave-them-behind.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 08:01 AM
    Walter Evans-Wentz was an American anthropologist and writer who was a pioneer in the study of Tibetan Buddhism,He has since introduction and translated a number of Tibetan Buddhism to the Western world. Evans-Wentz is best known for four texts translated from the Tibetan, Amazingly he travelled across India and Sri Lanka covering important religious sites to study the history, customs and religious traditions of the country, and also collected a large number of important Pali manuscripts. It was then later donated to Stanford University. He has even worked as a translator with Alexandra David-Néel and so forth producing ,forewording a few interesting books before his passing.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David Lai for sharing these interesting article which i do enjoyed reading.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/walter-evans-wentz-american-pioneer-scholar-on-tibetan-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 08:00 AM
    Very interesting article……gave me a clear defination and understanding of God and religion.I agree with Bishop John Spong….if we all have qualities of love, compassion. caring ,tolerance, generosity, kindness and a sense of empathy to benefits others, God or Buddha will be within us. I can understand much better of the insight.
    I admired Bishop John Spong for his courage to speak up and explained to others about what he thought .Do hope more people will open their minds and judge for themselves the truth of it based on logic thinking and teachings. I am glad ,i am on the right path.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting post.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/bishop-john-spong-on-religion-and-god-very-interesting.html#
  • Stella Cheang
    Saturday, Sep 23. 2017 10:58 PM
    Rabindranath Tagore is an extraordinary individual. He expounds humanity through the many arts, literature, drama, songs, education and etc. I believe it is his sensitive and sentimental nature that gives rise to his many creative writings and artwork. However, he is also determined in his approach, as we can see how he ensures that his drama get executed to the dot, and this approach in politics.

    Rabindranath Tagore is well respected around the world. It can be seen by him being a Nobel award winner, and having monument, bust, street names and marking of him in Moscow, Prague London, Berlin and the birth place of Shakespeare. He is the only non-European who is without contemperory when it comes to art and culture during that era.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/rabindranath-tagore-a-beacon-for-humanity.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Saturday, Sep 23. 2017 06:47 PM
    To me, the single largest contradiction found in many religions and their implementation (by men) is the way how one’s action and the consequences are governed and judged by a someone. This someone has the power to grant love, good fortune, take away all the sins and also punish anyone who has committed bad deeds; all in ONE lifetime.

    It presents a huge unanswerable question, especially for people who met with huge misfortune, and for people who suffered from birth, who are born poor, born sick or handicapped, etc. Are they the abandoned and forgotten children and thus have to go through this single ONE lifetime with great pain and anguish?

    It is, thereby, easier to reconcile the disparity in life when we understand the Law of Cause and Effect. When we do a particular action, we should expect a certain result. Even though we cannot determine the time frame of which the outcome will arrive, we can rest assured that it will. As the Law of Cause and Effect works in parallel with reincarnation, we can expect the result to continue or take place in the next life, or thereon.

    Therefore, we can explain the disparity of birth. And in a big way, Law of Cause and Effect encourages everyone to take responsibility for their own action, because no one, not even the special someone, can remove our sins for us. The only person who can right our wrong and is ourselves.

    Law of Cause and Effect and Reincarnation are essential teachings in Buddhism, which attracted me to this religion, as they provide me with good, solid answers to many of my questions about life.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/bishop-john-spong-on-religion-and-god-very-interesting.html
  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Sep 23. 2017 05:06 PM
    Wow Rinpoche is really talented and creative to be able to draw in 10 minutes time. Besides nice drawing, I like the caption in it. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoche-draws-cartoons.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Sep 22. 2017 12:25 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us.Rinpoche always advice us to go on pilgrimage to Holy places with concentrated powerful energy to collect merits. plant dharma seeds and be blessed The best pilgrimage place is where our Guru is and we can transform our mind following his advices and instructions sincerely. That is Kechara Forest Retreat which is near us in Malaysia.
    Beautiful memes in different languages to share with us.Thank you Rinpoche for sharing .From these memes and the photo taken more than 30 years ago tell us a thousand word how much love and Guru devotion Kyabje Zong Rinpoche to Rinpoche. Rinpoche’s faith, respect and trust in Kyabje Zong Rinpoche wll never change.
    Non matter what happen we should not abandon our Guru. Go all the way to learn ,practice Dharma from our Guru Rinpoche is an inspiration for us .
    Thanks again with folded hands

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/short-sharing-about-kyabje-zong-rinpoche.html
  • Alice Tay
    Thursday, Sep 21. 2017 10:16 PM
    Dorje Shugden practice is discouraged since the 5th Dalai Lama until recent decades HH the 14TH Dalai Lama. Nevertheless, this practice is common, support and continues to spread far and wide in many countries including Tibet, India, China as well as the Western. Herewith the 2 interesting articles that support Mr Glenn H. Mullin’s view on the attempt to discourage Dorje Shugden practice is not very successful instead it become famous and well known by everyone.

    1. 10 Holy Dorje Shugden Statues around the World:
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/10-holy-dorje-shugden-statues-in-the-world.html
    Build Buddha statue with the bigger size bring much beneficial to all sentient beings.
    The largest Dorje Shugden statue, 24 feet tall, commissioned by H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche and currently housed in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Pahang. In mid 2015, the statue was consecrated by Dorje Shugden in trace through the famed Panglung Oracle.

    2. They were not wrong
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/they-were-not-wrong.html
    Many great teachers, masters, yogis, geshes, mahasiddhas, lineage holders of various schools of Buddhism (especially Sakya lineage) that practiced or was affiliated closely to Dorje Shugden. Some of the senior monks who have been practicing Dorje Shugden for over 70 years and have no intention of giving up their practice of this protector. Besides, many great masters eg HH Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, H.E. Gangchen Rinpoche and many others would also have thousands of students (both lay and ordained) in Tibet and all over the world rely on Dorje Shugden.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this interesting writings by Mr Glenn H. Mullin.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/glenn-mullin-on-tulku-drakpa-gyeltsen.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Thursday, Sep 21. 2017 11:24 AM
    It is mind-boggling to read the extraction starting from page 208 of the book by Mr. Glenn Mullin. There are a few points from here that arouse my curiosity to read the book in full.

    One of it is why the Nyingmapa shamans failed to exorcise and pacify the spirit of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen, but the Gelugpa shaman monks succeeded in pacifying and transforming him (his spirit) into Dorje Shugden.

    Another noteworthy point would be that Dorje Shugden practice caught on and became widely practiced by many monasteries, DESPITE the discouragement by the 5th Dalai Lama. This is very telling of the position of Dalai Lama as a spiritual leader.

    Based on Mr. Glen Mullin’s research, the popularity of Dorje Shugden’s practice grew over time, in particular during late 1800 when four Dalai Lamas died young. I find it highly unusual to link this uncommonly short lifespan of Dalai Lamas to the growing popularity of Dorje Shugden’s practice. Bearing in mind that even aristocratic families developed the strong faith in DS practice during this period.

    As we gain glimpses into the feud between Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen / Dorje Shugden and the Dalai Lamas, it becomes apparent that the validity, effectiveness, and propitiation of a Protector’s practice does not depend on Dalai Lama’s endorsement.

    Dorje Shugden’s practice is prevalent among both monasteries as well as laities, particularly the aristocratic families. From here, we can deduce that Dorje Shugden’s practice, is efficient and works in both spiritual and secular terms. Otherwise, why would monasteries and aristocratic families propitiate the practice?

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this insightful sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/glenn-mullin-on-tulku-drakpa-gyeltsen.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 21. 2017 06:56 AM
    First time coming across this Ganapati deity, we are fortunate and able to practice in our daily lives. All because of Rinpoche we got the apportunity to practice it.
    Well said beautiful daily prayer to Ganapati, which I intend to print it out.
    In life as we goes along the path, there are many obstacles and challenges we got to go through but when we are in Dharma we will somehow manage with it. It’s a wonderful to learn these beneficial and powerful Ganapati practice with our Guru blessing .
    Thank you Rinpoche for compiling these beautiful and powerful prayers for us especially for those who need help to overcome obstacles with authorities and so forth.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/a-short-practice-to-overcome-obstacles-for-work-with-officialdom.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 21. 2017 06:55 AM
    I do have regrets over the times but ever since I let go all ,I felt much lighter, happier,
    been able to concentrate on things which will benefit others. Learned from mistakes, experience and regrets , to move on to the next chapter in life. .I keep reminding myself not to repeat and never regrets for what the actions or things done ,trying to improve and learn something new along the path. I always like to read beautiful and meaningful quotes to remind myself. Since joining Kechara,I have learned more knowledge ,understands better in life and to thank our Guru for what I have learned and still learning (Life’s true gift lies in your freedom to design it beautifully. With each rise of the sun, you get to chase the opportunity to fill your days with meaning—to live your life the way you choose)…quoted
    Thank you Dauk May for sharing these beautiful teachings with us.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/guest-contributors/regrets.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 21. 2017 06:53 AM
    Its heart breaking after looking through those pictures of pets ,poorly managed by their owners or maybe they thought it will be safe or left them to die in the terrible powerful hurricanes. The pet dogs were left helpless and the owner just saves themselves not realising or forgotten about their pets. Dogs been chained ,kept in their cage or left alone helpless unattended.
    I am glad many people voiced up these issues as pets are human too, pets deserved much better treatment, care ,love and hugs. The owner should have think of a better way instead leaving their pet dogs to suffer. At least free them gave them a chance or put in a higher ground. Leaving them behind in bad times is bad enough then in the first place should not taken the pets in.
    It’s a wonderful news that the authorities concerned are doing more to help those suffering dogs and taking stern actions against those irresponsible owner.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these post and had it shared with my friends

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/dont-leave-them-behind.html
  • Alice Tay
    Thursday, Sep 21. 2017 01:50 AM
    Rejoice!
    This is wonderful to see the team, who has followed Rinpoche’s advice very well to work out and organized the weekly Bigfoot Flea Market in Bentong, Pahang. Now, it has blossomed into a Bigfoot store at its own shop lot building. Furthermore, its Facebook has been created and updated the latest posts at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bigfoot%E3%81%AEstorage-%E9%87%8E%E4%BA%BA%E3%81%AE%E5%82%A8%E5%AD%98%E5%B1%8B/129014147685241?ref=br_rs

    This is one of the creative ideas and skillful means from Rinpoche in spreading the dharma to many others. Now, another interesting and it was my first time to see these Bigfoot cookies. These cookies are rewarded to the customers in return for their loyalty.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/bigfoot-cookies-and-kechara.html

1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · »

Messages from Rinpoche

Scroll down within the box to view more messages from Rinpoche. Click on the images to enlarge. Click on 'older messages' to view archived messages. Use 'prev' and 'next' links to navigate between pages

Use this URL to link to this section directly: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/#messages-from-rinpoche

CREDITS

Concept: Tsem Rinpoche
Technical: Lew Kwan Leng, Justin Ripley, Yong Swee Keong
Design: Justin Ripley, Cynthia Lee
Content: Tsem Rinpoche, Justin Ripley, Pastor Shin Tan, Sarah Yap
Writer: Pastor Loh Seng Piow
Admin: Pastor Loh Seng Piow, Beng Kooi

I must thank my dharma blog team who are great assets to me, Kechara and growth of dharma in this wonderful region. I am honoured and thrilled to work with them. I really am. Maybe I don't say it enough to them, but I am saying it now. I APPRECIATE THESE GUYS VERY MUCH!

Tsem Rinpoche

What Am I Writing Now

Facebook Fans Youtube Views Blog Views
Animal Care Fund
  Bigfoot, Yeti, Sasquatch

The Unknown

The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
~Tsem Rinpoche

Photos On The Go

Click on the images to view the bigger version. And scroll down and click on "View All Photos" to view more images.
Ms Gerbrick was a very special person in my childhood. When I finally found her again, I had lost her - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144296
2 days ago
Ms Gerbrick was a very special person in my childhood. When I finally found her again, I had lost her - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144296
I just did another one. See how it\'s done-
 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144259
2 days ago
I just did another one. See how it's done- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144259
I like this sketch I just did. Tsem Rinpoche
3 days ago
I like this sketch I just did. Tsem Rinpoche
One of my sketches just finished. Tsem Rinpoche
3 days ago
One of my sketches just finished. Tsem Rinpoche
More of my drawings.  Tsem Rinpoche
3 days ago
More of my drawings. Tsem Rinpoche
See what Linus has to say to Charlie Brown: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/dorje-shugden
3 days ago
Plse click on this and read and share. Important thoughts regarding our teacher. Tsem Rinpoche
1 week ago
Plse click on this and read and share. Important thoughts regarding our teacher. Tsem Rinpoche
The stupa dedicated to the great Changkya Rolpai Dorje in 5 peaks of Manjushri - China. Changkya Rolpai Dorje was one of the previous life of His Holiness Pabongka Rinpoche. In that life, he was the imperial tutor to the Emperor of China.  Photo from Karen Chong
1 week ago
The stupa dedicated to the great Changkya Rolpai Dorje in 5 peaks of Manjushri - China. Changkya Rolpai Dorje was one of the previous life of His Holiness Pabongka Rinpoche. In that life, he was the imperial tutor to the Emperor of China. Photo from Karen Chong
Please click on this picture and see what the adorable boy is doing.
1 week ago
Please click on this picture and see what the adorable boy is doing.
Learn a new word and see what Fauvism means here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143633
1 week ago
Learn a new word and see what Fauvism means here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143633
Please click on this picture to enlarge and read. It is important and share with others. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
1 week ago
Please click on this picture to enlarge and read. It is important and share with others. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
The handprint of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche Jetsun Dechen Nyingpo
2 weeks ago
The handprint of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche Jetsun Dechen Nyingpo
Dear friends, For the first time in art history you will see a Tibetan divinity in Byzantine art form. Just published! Please be amazed and see the whole artwork here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143348
2 weeks ago
Dear friends, For the first time in art history you will see a Tibetan divinity in Byzantine art form. Just published! Please be amazed and see the whole artwork here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143348
我这里有一副最庄严印度风格法力强大护法的画作。点击这里观赏与下载: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142950
2 weeks ago
我这里有一副最庄严印度风格法力强大护法的画作。点击这里观赏与下载: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142950
A separate Tibetan state? 

Should this group of Tibetans have their own autonomous state?
In a world full of trials and tribulations, this group of Tibetans continues to defy all odds against a difficult leadership. Should they have their own state, their own country to live free and in harmony? Read and decide-Part 1: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142741 and Part 2: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142868
2 weeks ago
A separate Tibetan state? Should this group of Tibetans have their own autonomous state? In a world full of trials and tribulations, this group of Tibetans continues to defy all odds against a difficult leadership. Should they have their own state, their own country to live free and in harmony? Read and decide-Part 1: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142741 and Part 2: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142868
When I first arrived in Gaden Monastery in January 1988, I lived in this small room: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=100092
2 weeks ago
When I first arrived in Gaden Monastery in January 1988, I lived in this small room: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=100092
This is Mahakala of the Tent (Gonpo Kur) and this particular sacred and very alive image is in Sakya temple in Tibet. It is so beautiful, ferocious and at the same time frightening. He frightens our self absorbed ego into submission to dharma.-Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
This is Mahakala of the Tent (Gonpo Kur) and this particular sacred and very alive image is in Sakya temple in Tibet. It is so beautiful, ferocious and at the same time frightening. He frightens our self absorbed ego into submission to dharma.-Tsem Rinpoche
Please find out more who is Shamgo Dorje Putri and her two sisters. They wear a particularly distinctive single large flower in their hair and very powerful. This promises to be a very interesting read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=94304
3 weeks ago
Please find out more who is Shamgo Dorje Putri and her two sisters. They wear a particularly distinctive single large flower in their hair and very powerful. This promises to be a very interesting read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=94304
He was known by one of his names which was Guru Deva Rinpoche and I had the blessings to meet him quite a few times. He was guru of both my mother and father. Guru Deva Rinpoche was a high Mongolian lama and lived over 100 years old. He was one of the kindest persons I have ever met and he was very well known to be an emanation of Gyenze. He joked alot and was extremely devoted to his teacher. We had many private conversations with him and he made an indelible mark in my mind and in my heart. I think of him often. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
He was known by one of his names which was Guru Deva Rinpoche and I had the blessings to meet him quite a few times. He was guru of both my mother and father. Guru Deva Rinpoche was a high Mongolian lama and lived over 100 years old. He was one of the kindest persons I have ever met and he was very well known to be an emanation of Gyenze. He joked alot and was extremely devoted to his teacher. We had many private conversations with him and he made an indelible mark in my mind and in my heart. I think of him often. Tsem Rinpoche
I pity men who occupy themselves exclusively with the transitory in things and lose themselves in the study of what is perishable, since we are here for this very end- that we may make the perishable imperishable, which we can do only after we have learned how to approach both.~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(This quote is very powerful from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He seems to be a powerful thinker and can think beyond daily and ordinary thoughts. Like I shared, only the study of dharma is going to lead to the imperishable. Any other studies of this world only are temporarily beneficial which is perishable. Of course he is not referring to dharma, but he realized ordinary pursuits leads to perishability. If he knew dharma, he would see the vastness of Buddha\'s omniscience.  Tsem Rinpoche)
1 month ago
I pity men who occupy themselves exclusively with the transitory in things and lose themselves in the study of what is perishable, since we are here for this very end- that we may make the perishable imperishable, which we can do only after we have learned how to approach both.~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (This quote is very powerful from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He seems to be a powerful thinker and can think beyond daily and ordinary thoughts. Like I shared, only the study of dharma is going to lead to the imperishable. Any other studies of this world only are temporarily beneficial which is perishable. Of course he is not referring to dharma, but he realized ordinary pursuits leads to perishability. If he knew dharma, he would see the vastness of Buddha's omniscience. Tsem Rinpoche)
One of the nicest Taras I\'ve seen. I like her shade of green and the lotus on the left which is lower as her hand is lower so it\'s very balanced looking. Her face looks young, motherly, kind and yet regal.
1 month ago
One of the nicest Taras I've seen. I like her shade of green and the lotus on the left which is lower as her hand is lower so it's very balanced looking. Her face looks young, motherly, kind and yet regal.
(1st photo) Kyabje Lati Rinpoche in the centre and Ven Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende on the extreme right. After the unfair ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners was forcibly instituted by Tibetan leadership onto the people and monasteries, the monasteries split. Over 600 monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery left and set up Shar Gaden Monastery. The Tibetan leadership did their best to get the authorities to close Shar Gaden Monastery but Shar Gaden had registered so there was nothing Tibetan leadership can do. It was very sad. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende left Gaden Shartse Monastery to be the abbot of the newly formed Shar Gaden Monastery in South India where they can continue Dorje Shugden practice. Prior to the ban Lati Rinpoche and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende can meet up, share and be close as they all had been very close. After the ban this was not allowed anymore. Dorje Shugden and non-Dorje Shugden people had to be segregated. They cannot mix. The previous prime minister of the Tibetan exiled government said that Dorje Shugden people and non Dorje Shugden people are like the mustache and the mouth and it has to be separated. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
(1st photo) Kyabje Lati Rinpoche in the centre and Ven Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende on the extreme right. After the unfair ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners was forcibly instituted by Tibetan leadership onto the people and monasteries, the monasteries split. Over 600 monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery left and set up Shar Gaden Monastery. The Tibetan leadership did their best to get the authorities to close Shar Gaden Monastery but Shar Gaden had registered so there was nothing Tibetan leadership can do. It was very sad. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende left Gaden Shartse Monastery to be the abbot of the newly formed Shar Gaden Monastery in South India where they can continue Dorje Shugden practice. Prior to the ban Lati Rinpoche and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende can meet up, share and be close as they all had been very close. After the ban this was not allowed anymore. Dorje Shugden and non-Dorje Shugden people had to be segregated. They cannot mix. The previous prime minister of the Tibetan exiled government said that Dorje Shugden people and non Dorje Shugden people are like the mustache and the mouth and it has to be separated. Tsem Rinpoche
You can see in this 2nd photo, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche blessing a child and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende standing next to the child. The monasteries were happy, united and had good samaya with each other prior to the ban. The ban destroyed everything and unity and harmony. It is very sad to see this. These pictures are from Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende\'s collection. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
You can see in this 2nd photo, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche blessing a child and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende standing next to the child. The monasteries were happy, united and had good samaya with each other prior to the ban. The ban destroyed everything and unity and harmony. It is very sad to see this. These pictures are from Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende's collection. Tsem Rinpoche
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche on the throne, His Eminence Lati Rinpoche (next to Zong Rinpoche) and below Lati Rinpoche is Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche (sitting below Lati Rinpoche). This is a puja in Gaden Shartse Monastery. A rare and blessed photo and nice to save. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche on the throne, His Eminence Lati Rinpoche (next to Zong Rinpoche) and below Lati Rinpoche is Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche (sitting below Lati Rinpoche). This is a puja in Gaden Shartse Monastery. A rare and blessed photo and nice to save. Tsem Rinpoche
ou can save this rare thangka of 1,000 armed Heruka. I\'ve never seen this thangka or any of this form before and it\'s the first time. You can print out or keep or use. I found this online and it\'s beautiful. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche mentioned this Heruka 30 years ago to us and since then I have never seen this in painting or statue at all till now. He has many legs and many faces too. Very special and unique. Seeing Heruka or thinking of Heruka plants the seeds of enlightenment in our mindstream. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
ou can save this rare thangka of 1,000 armed Heruka. I've never seen this thangka or any of this form before and it's the first time. You can print out or keep or use. I found this online and it's beautiful. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche mentioned this Heruka 30 years ago to us and since then I have never seen this in painting or statue at all till now. He has many legs and many faces too. Very special and unique. Seeing Heruka or thinking of Heruka plants the seeds of enlightenment in our mindstream. Tsem Rinpoche
This is Venerable Lhakpa Tsering from Tibet. He has passed away a few years back of natural causes and as he was older. He was one of the high ranking and official oracle of Dorje Shugden, Namka Barzin, Kache Marpo and several other high protectors. He was famous in Tibet for his correct trance of Dorje Shugden and extremely powerful clairvoyance advice of Dorje Shguden. He has been taking trance since Tibet. In 1959 he left Tibet for India and settled in Kalimpong. He continued to take trance in Kalimpong of Dorje Shugden for government officials, local persons, high lamas, monasteries, nuns, monks and even foreigners. For over 40 years his wonderful oracular ability to take trance and give advice and prophecies has benefited so many people. He was trained and blessed as an oracle by the previous Dromo Geshe Rinpoche of Sera Jey Monastery. I\'ve had a chance to stay at his house, meet him and see him in trance. It was a great blessing and amazing experience. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is Venerable Lhakpa Tsering from Tibet. He has passed away a few years back of natural causes and as he was older. He was one of the high ranking and official oracle of Dorje Shugden, Namka Barzin, Kache Marpo and several other high protectors. He was famous in Tibet for his correct trance of Dorje Shugden and extremely powerful clairvoyance advice of Dorje Shguden. He has been taking trance since Tibet. In 1959 he left Tibet for India and settled in Kalimpong. He continued to take trance in Kalimpong of Dorje Shugden for government officials, local persons, high lamas, monasteries, nuns, monks and even foreigners. For over 40 years his wonderful oracular ability to take trance and give advice and prophecies has benefited so many people. He was trained and blessed as an oracle by the previous Dromo Geshe Rinpoche of Sera Jey Monastery. I've had a chance to stay at his house, meet him and see him in trance. It was a great blessing and amazing experience. Tsem Rinpoche
Why seek anything else when you have the illustrious practice of Vajra Yogini from the lineage of the Crazy Wisdom Mahasiddha Naropa? Nothing in samsara created by ordinary men can surpass the practice of Vajra Yogini elucidated to us by the Buddha. Nothing in samsara’s knowledge no matter how incredible can surpass the knowledge embodied in the dharma by the Buddha. Samsara knowledge is limited. When we study Buddha’s knowledge (Dharma) it guarantees our future with no limitations. Spend more time studying dharma than samsaric knowledge. Why even compare? Surrender samsara as death and loss are it’s only results and engage in Dharma practice all the way. Vajra Yogini is dharma and dharma is Vajra Yogini. Give everything for Vajra Yogini’s practice. Start now as a preliminary practice even without initiation (blog article: Starting on Vajra Yogini Now- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=4395). Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Why seek anything else when you have the illustrious practice of Vajra Yogini from the lineage of the Crazy Wisdom Mahasiddha Naropa? Nothing in samsara created by ordinary men can surpass the practice of Vajra Yogini elucidated to us by the Buddha. Nothing in samsara’s knowledge no matter how incredible can surpass the knowledge embodied in the dharma by the Buddha. Samsara knowledge is limited. When we study Buddha’s knowledge (Dharma) it guarantees our future with no limitations. Spend more time studying dharma than samsaric knowledge. Why even compare? Surrender samsara as death and loss are it’s only results and engage in Dharma practice all the way. Vajra Yogini is dharma and dharma is Vajra Yogini. Give everything for Vajra Yogini’s practice. Start now as a preliminary practice even without initiation (blog article: Starting on Vajra Yogini Now- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=4395). Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche
The young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sada Andreyev. She visited him in Los Angeles. Taken in Tsem Rinpoche\'s room in Thubten Dhargye Ling Dharma centre.
2 months ago
The young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sada Andreyev. She visited him in Los Angeles. Taken in Tsem Rinpoche's room in Thubten Dhargye Ling Dharma centre.
Young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sonia Waskin. She visited him in Los Angeles, California.
2 months ago
Young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sonia Waskin. She visited him in Los Angeles, California.
Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Taken outside of Thubten Dhargye Ling Buddhist Centre where Tsem Rinpoche was living. Los Angeles, California, USA
2 months ago
Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Taken outside of Thubten Dhargye Ling Buddhist Centre where Tsem Rinpoche was living. Los Angeles, California, USA
Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Los Angeles, California, USA
2 months ago
Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Los Angeles, California, USA
The young Tsem Rinpoche with his parents Boris and Dana Bugayeff. And on the extreme right is Tsem Rinpoche\'s cousin Toktun Gugajew. This was in Howell, New Jersey, USA
2 months ago
The young Tsem Rinpoche with his parents Boris and Dana Bugayeff. And on the extreme right is Tsem Rinpoche's cousin Toktun Gugajew. This was in Howell, New Jersey, USA
Tsem Rinpoche attending the wedding of Carmen Kichikov\'s brother. Tsem Rinpoche is 2nd from the right and in his adolescence. Howell, New Jersey, USA
2 months ago
Tsem Rinpoche attending the wedding of Carmen Kichikov's brother. Tsem Rinpoche is 2nd from the right and in his adolescence. Howell, New Jersey, USA
When my adorable Dharma boy came home to me. I love you Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
When my adorable Dharma boy came home to me. I love you Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
Tsem Rinpoche in Taiwan as a baby where he was born
2 months ago
Tsem Rinpoche in Taiwan as a baby where he was born
Tsem Rinpoche as a baby holding an umbrella
2 months ago
Tsem Rinpoche as a baby holding an umbrella
Think about this...
2 months ago
Think about this...
Our frustrations have meaning when it\'s for others and a greater cause.
2 months ago
Our frustrations have meaning when it's for others and a greater cause.
It is much better to be doing good things for others than just for ourselves.
2 months ago
It is much better to be doing good things for others than just for ourselves.
Contemplate this please...
2 months ago
Contemplate this please...
Is there life beyond the grave? If the soul exists, does it survive death? If so, when did the belief first arise that the soul may reincarnate, to be born anew in another physical body? Before we unlock the future we must find the keys to the past. I’m Leonard Nimoy. Join me and open the door to ancient mysteries beginning now, here on A&E. Continue reading here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=37831
2 months ago
Is there life beyond the grave? If the soul exists, does it survive death? If so, when did the belief first arise that the soul may reincarnate, to be born anew in another physical body? Before we unlock the future we must find the keys to the past. I’m Leonard Nimoy. Join me and open the door to ancient mysteries beginning now, here on A&E. Continue reading here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=37831
It was a great honour for myself and Kechara to have His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Phende visiting us. He is a courageous and extremely brave abbot emeritus of the monastery during it\'s most difficult time.~Tsem Rinpoche - Please read more here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132602
2 months ago
It was a great honour for myself and Kechara to have His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Phende visiting us. He is a courageous and extremely brave abbot emeritus of the monastery during it's most difficult time.~Tsem Rinpoche - Please read more here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132602
This is a powerful picture of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and the current incarnation of Trijang Rinpoche meeting together in the year 2000 when Trijang Rinpoche was 18. All three lamas are Dorje Shugden practitioners. In fact Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen was the one that first encouraged my practice of Dorje Shugden when I was 16 years old when I joined his beautiful Thubten Dhargye Ling centre in Los Angeles. I lived with Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen for 8 years before proceeding to Gaden Monastery in South India. Later Kyabje Zong Rinpoche came to our Los Angeles centre and granted sogtae (permission ceremony) to practice Dorje Shugden for life as requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen had tremendous faith in Trijang Rinpoche. 

Kyabje Lati Rinpoche was innovative, dedicated and very much focused on bringing dharma to many. He had tremendous faith in Dorje Shugden as I had the honour to meet him many times. He would seek advice from Dorje Shugden many times via the oracle of Gaden Monastery. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche have since passed away while the current Trijang Rinpoche is a perfect lineage holder and practitioner of Dharma while he keeps Dorje Shugden as his personal protector as he has done so for many lifetimes. 

This is a powerful and beautiful picture of three great lamas of Buddha’s lineage and also of Gaden Monastery. ~Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is a powerful picture of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and the current incarnation of Trijang Rinpoche meeting together in the year 2000 when Trijang Rinpoche was 18. All three lamas are Dorje Shugden practitioners. In fact Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen was the one that first encouraged my practice of Dorje Shugden when I was 16 years old when I joined his beautiful Thubten Dhargye Ling centre in Los Angeles. I lived with Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen for 8 years before proceeding to Gaden Monastery in South India. Later Kyabje Zong Rinpoche came to our Los Angeles centre and granted sogtae (permission ceremony) to practice Dorje Shugden for life as requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen had tremendous faith in Trijang Rinpoche. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche was innovative, dedicated and very much focused on bringing dharma to many. He had tremendous faith in Dorje Shugden as I had the honour to meet him many times. He would seek advice from Dorje Shugden many times via the oracle of Gaden Monastery. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche have since passed away while the current Trijang Rinpoche is a perfect lineage holder and practitioner of Dharma while he keeps Dorje Shugden as his personal protector as he has done so for many lifetimes. This is a powerful and beautiful picture of three great lamas of Buddha’s lineage and also of Gaden Monastery. ~Tsem Rinpoche
A beautiful photograph of a path walking down from Manjushri Hill in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
2 months ago
A beautiful photograph of a path walking down from Manjushri Hill in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
This picture is of KB lovingly holding Mumu while he tries to stand up. I was in the room with them and someone else took this picture. It is a very sad and poignant picture because just a short while after this picture was taken, Mumu passed away with all of us present. This was the last picture of my little Mumu alive. We immediately did puja for Mumu and he is sorely missed by many as he touched our lives deeply. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This picture is of KB lovingly holding Mumu while he tries to stand up. I was in the room with them and someone else took this picture. It is a very sad and poignant picture because just a short while after this picture was taken, Mumu passed away with all of us present. This was the last picture of my little Mumu alive. We immediately did puja for Mumu and he is sorely missed by many as he touched our lives deeply. Tsem Rinpoche
For years I have been doing this everywhere I go, no matter where or what country I am in. Always be kind to animals.
2 months ago
For years I have been doing this everywhere I go, no matter where or what country I am in. Always be kind to animals.
Practising makes you better at something. If you keep practising in laziness, that is what you will become good in. If you keep practising generosity, that is what you will develop. Keep practising in what you want to become good at.
2 months ago
Practising makes you better at something. If you keep practising in laziness, that is what you will become good in. If you keep practising generosity, that is what you will develop. Keep practising in what you want to become good at.
Real spirituality is kindness.
2 months ago
Real spirituality is kindness.
Click on "View All Photos" above to view more images

Videos On The Go

Please click on the images to watch video
  • Beautiful Buddha being sculpted from clay.
    2 days ago
    Beautiful Buddha being sculpted from clay.
  • After a while, you are are numb and you just keep doing it. You don’t know what you are doing and you don’t see it for what it really is. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 days ago
    After a while, you are are numb and you just keep doing it. You don’t know what you are doing and you don’t see it for what it really is. Tsem Rinpoche
    Please share this as much as possible. Please care. Please help: http://www.patreon.com/weanimals
  • OSER GIRL IS SO SMART AND CUTE AND EVERYONE LOVES HER
    2 days ago
    OSER GIRL IS SO SMART AND CUTE AND EVERYONE LOVES HER
  • It is a very painful process before the animals are finally dead.
    7 days ago
    It is a very painful process before the animals are finally dead.
  • After a while, you are are numb and you just keep doing it.
    7 days ago
    After a while, you are are numb and you just keep doing it.
    You don't know what you are doing and you don't see it for what it really is. Tsem Rinpoche Please share this as much as possible. Please care. Please help: http://www.patreon.com/weanimals
  • If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
    1 week ago
    If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
  • Take a look at what singer Nicki Minaj did.
    1 week ago
    Take a look at what singer Nicki Minaj did.
  • Animals are enslaved to do a human’s job, this must stop.
    1 week ago
    Animals are enslaved to do a human’s job, this must stop.
  • This is how the chickens are killed in the farm, they die a very horrible death.
    1 week ago
    This is how the chickens are killed in the farm, they die a very horrible death.
  • America likes to police the world but their own record of civil rights is not on track. Watch this video from people of color in the US.
    1 week ago
    America likes to police the world but their own record of civil rights is not on track. Watch this video from people of color in the US.
  • Important video to watch and learn.
    1 week ago
    Important video to watch and learn.
  • Bigfoot’s voice captured on tape.
    1 week ago
    Bigfoot’s voice captured on tape.
  • Amazing video that you will not regret watching.
    1 week ago
    Amazing video that you will not regret watching.
  • This is so wonderful.
    2 weeks ago
    This is so wonderful.
  • If you turn up the volume, you can hear them crying.
    2 weeks ago
    If you turn up the volume, you can hear them crying.
  • The things you wish you knew when you were 21 years old...
    2 weeks ago
    The things you wish you knew when you were 21 years old...
  • If we always focus on what we don't have, we will never have enough.
    2 weeks ago
    If we always focus on what we don't have, we will never have enough.
  • Guess what is in Indonesia?
    2 weeks ago
    Guess what is in Indonesia?
  • Wonderful 73-year-old teaches martial arts.
    2 weeks ago
    Wonderful 73-year-old teaches martial arts.
  • Experts say that it is beyond human vocal range to do this. Mysterious.....
    4 weeks ago
    Experts say that it is beyond human vocal range to do this. Mysterious.....
    Also that the tapes were not tampered with at all. That it is spontaneous recording and genuine that it is not tampered or artificially manufactured.
  • Must watch, important health message.
    4 weeks ago
    Must watch, important health message.
  • Dear friends, did you know how branded bags are made.
    4 weeks ago
    Dear friends, did you know how branded bags are made.
    This is 'interesting'. Take a look. Tsem Rinpoche⁠⁠⁠⁠
  • In this video he is speaking in both Hindi and English.
    4 weeks ago
    In this video he is speaking in both Hindi and English.
    Do listen all the way through. Beautiful speech by Dr. Anuj-ji. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Norma Jean
    1 month ago
    Norma Jean
    These are the heartbreaking scenes we see over and over again, that we share in the hopes of telling the stories of those who otherwise would have suffered and vanished from this earth without a trace. This is Norma Jean. Free for a little over five months, she knew more happiness than millions of her sisters ever will. But she couldn’t escape the fate genetically programmed into her as an egg producing machine. She seemed more lethargic than usual this morning, so we brought her inside to administer fluids and antibiotics in the hopes of pulling her through until we could get her in to see our vet. She couldn’t hang on. She died this evening shortly after this video was taken, severely infected from the rotting egg yolk adhered to various organs throughout her abdominal cavity. Like virtually every single one of her sisters, caged or free range, rescued or not, she paid the ultimate price for eggs (from FB)
  • If you want to change the world, start of by making your bed
    1 month ago
    If you want to change the world, start of by making your bed
    If you want to change the world, measure a person by the size of their heart
  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits a Hindu mandir (temple)
    1 month ago
    Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits a Hindu mandir (temple)
    While on a visit to a Hindu mandir (temple), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks on diversity as Canada's strength.
  • Amazing account of how the passengers survived the plane incident.
    1 month ago
    Amazing account of how the passengers survived the plane incident.
  • DHARMA BOY CAN TALK!!!
    2 months ago
    DHARMA BOY CAN TALK!!!
  • Interesting story from Thailand
    2 months ago
    Interesting story from Thailand
  • Holy Words of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    Holy Words of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
    Over 30 years ago, I made my choice that His Holiness Zong Rinpoche is my root guru and I have never wavered from it since or had second thoughts or doubted. There can never be a flaw or negative quality in anything that comes from Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/kyabje-zong-rinpoches-advice-on-dorje-shugdens-practice.html

ASK A PASTOR


Ask the Pastors

A section for you to clarify your Dharma questions with Kechara’s esteemed pastors.

Just post your name and your question below and one of our pastors will provide you with an answer.

Scroll down and click on "View All Questions" to view archived questions.

View All Questions

CHAT PICTURES

Nice Jelly Cakes sponsored by KSDS student's parent, Alice Wong and friend, Datin Nicol. Alice Tay, KSDS
22 hours ago
Nice Jelly Cakes sponsored by KSDS student's parent, Alice Wong and friend, Datin Nicol. Alice Tay, KSDS
All the volunteer are ready & waited for the guests arrival. Alice Tay, KSDS
23 hours ago
All the volunteer are ready & waited for the guests arrival. Alice Tay, KSDS
Photographer team of the event. Alice Tay, KSDS
23 hours ago
Photographer team of the event. Alice Tay, KSDS
Nice photo with Teacher Kien, Teacher Ray, Teacher Grace & Teacher Alice. Alice Tay, KSDS
23 hours ago
Nice photo with Teacher Kien, Teacher Ray, Teacher Grace & Teacher Alice. Alice Tay, KSDS
Give courage to the younger KSDS students before the performance. Alice Tay, KSDS
23 hours ago
Give courage to the younger KSDS students before the performance. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS talented Emcee team~Young,energetic and loving-kindness. Alice Tay, KSDS
23 hours ago
KSDS talented Emcee team~Young,energetic and loving-kindness. Alice Tay, KSDS
Group photo of all Kechara Sunday Dharma School volunteers after a successful Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
yesterday
Group photo of all Kechara Sunday Dharma School volunteers after a successful Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
Louise, one of the volunteers, helped an elderly board the bus at the end of Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
yesterday
Louise, one of the volunteers, helped an elderly board the bus at the end of Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
Young children enjoying their meal at the Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
yesterday
Young children enjoying their meal at the Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
Happy young children from Kechara Sunday Dharma School performed at Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
yesterday
Happy young children from Kechara Sunday Dharma School performed at Mid Autumn Festival Charity Event. Stella Cheang
Group performance by Kechara Sunday Dharma School students during the Mid Autumn Charity Event. Stella Cheang
yesterday
Group performance by Kechara Sunday Dharma School students during the Mid Autumn Charity Event. Stella Cheang
KSDS students spent almost a day to set up the decoration & various arrangement for the Mid Autumn charity dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
KSDS students spent almost a day to set up the decoration & various arrangement for the Mid Autumn charity dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
The senior citizens enjoyed themselves during the Mid Autumn dinner in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
The senior citizens enjoyed themselves during the Mid Autumn dinner in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Jayce and Asyley setting up the slides show for the Mid Autumn event. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Teacher Jayce and Asyley setting up the slides show for the Mid Autumn event. Lin Mun KSDS
Snacks prepared by Kechara Oasis. Thank you Guat Hee for your cares. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Snacks prepared by Kechara Oasis. Thank you Guat Hee for your cares. Lin Mun KSDS
Benjamin and Ivan helping to set the stage for the Mid Autumn Festival event in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Benjamin and Ivan helping to set the stage for the Mid Autumn Festival event in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
The design team is busy decorating the stage for the KSDS Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
The design team is busy decorating the stage for the KSDS Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
Beautiful jelly cake prepared by Alice Wong and Datin Nicol Chu for the Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Beautiful jelly cake prepared by Alice Wong and Datin Nicol Chu for the Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Thank you Kechara Oasis and Kechara Blooms for supporting KSDS Mid autumn celebration 2017 - From KSDS Jayce Goh
2 days ago
Thank you Kechara Oasis and Kechara Blooms for supporting KSDS Mid autumn celebration 2017 - From KSDS Jayce Goh
2 days ago
2 days ago
Briefing and assign the task for outcoming event #charity #wedding #birthday #celebration #dinner #lunch #team #service ~ Guat Hee
3 days ago
Briefing and assign the task for outcoming event #charity #wedding #birthday #celebration #dinner #lunch #team #service ~ Guat Hee
The Menu, Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner 2017 Together We Care #kechara #dharma ~ kecharaoasis,com ~ Guat Hee
3 days ago
The Menu, Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner 2017 Together We Care #kechara #dharma ~ kecharaoasis,com ~ Guat Hee
Door Gift, Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner 2017 Together We Care #kechara #dharma - Guat Hee
3 days ago
Door Gift, Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner 2017 Together We Care #kechara #dharma - Guat Hee
The Promise
  These books will change your life
  Tsem Rinpoche's Long Life Prayer by H.H. Trijang Choktrul Rinpoche
  Support Blog Team
Lamps For Life
  Robe Offerings
  Vajrayogini Stupa Fund
  White Tara Mantra Bank Project
  Rinpoche's Medical Fund
  Dana Offerings
  Soup Kitchen Project
 
Zong Rinpoche

Archives

YOUR FEEDBACK

Page Views By Country
Malaysia 3,096,774
United States 2,284,309
Singapore 583,969
India 532,691
United Kingdom 444,302
Canada 402,080
Australia 356,434
Nepal 281,613
Philippines 224,196
Indonesia 150,037
Bhutan 148,976
Germany 118,932
Portugal 113,141
Mongolia 93,222
Thailand 90,154
France 89,367
Italy 80,962
Spain 79,696
Brazil 78,915
Netherlands 74,310
New Zealand 55,953
Hong Kong 55,874
Romania 55,556
South Africa 53,999
Taiwan 53,709
Switzerland 50,218
Mexico 40,597
United Arab Emirates 37,475
Russia 35,930
Ireland 35,367
Japan 34,477
Sweden 33,073
Vietnam 31,036
Greece 29,665
Poland 27,970
Belgium 27,373
Sri Lanka 26,662
Turkey 24,950
Saudi Arabia 23,721
Total Pageviews: 10,738,465

Login

Dorje Shugden
Click to watch my talk about Dorje Shugden....