Mumu’s Family Reunion

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I visited Wow Wow Pets Shop at OUG some time ago. This is the shop where I adopted Yogi/Mumu 6 years ago, and the shop is owned by a very loving lady called Elize. I would like to share some of Mumu’s family “reunion” pictures with you.


General 1

Mumu with striped collar sniffing his dad and behind dad is his cute sister.

General 2

Mumu in the centre. Dad on the left and cute sister on the right. Mumu sister  came out right after mumu at birth. They are the same batch.

General 3

Mumu’s dad on the left, mumu’s mother sniffing Mumu’s sister on the green. Mumu in the back on the green also.

General 4

Left to right. Mumu’s mom, dad, mumu and sister. The whole family!! Cute. I love them all!!

General 5

General 6

 

 

Mumu & Gal gal

Mumu sniffing his sister. They look so similar. I instantly liked her. Her name is Gal-Gal. Cute!

Mumu & Gal gal 2

Mumu & Gal gal3

Mumu and Gal-Gal. Gal-Gal facing us.

Mumu & Jessie

(Above) Mumu on the  left and his mother Jessie. So cute. When we were there, Jessie friendly but barking and ‘scolding’ her family like a real cute housewife. I love Jessie!

Mumu & Jessie

Mumu and mom!

 

 

Father son reunion

Above is Mumu on the left and dad Smokey on the right. Smokey very handsome and alert.


Mumu & Smokey


This is the owner, Elize. She loves her dogs very much…

Elize & 2 dogs

 

Here is Elize & Mumu (below). Mumu wears a protected/blessed string and Manjushri pendant. I want Mumu to be blessed always and plant seeds for his future lives. By Manjushri touching my mumu daily, it will plant powerful dharma seeds in his mindstream. I created these pendants for pets. They are safe and have no sharp edges. I wanted everyone’s pet to be blessed. I have them available at KECHARA PARADISE OUTLETS and online.

Mumu being with me has to bear positive dharma fruits for him in the future hence I created the Manjushri pendants for him. Inspired by Mumu to have it available for all pets.  I love my Mumu very much…. Mumu is my good boy….

Mumu & Elize

 

This is me with mumu’s mother Jessie and mumu’s father Smokey (below).

Rinpoche & 2 dogs

 

I’m holding mumu’s father Smokey below.

Rinpoche & Smokey


Well that’s my little Mumu’s family reunion. I guess it will be nice for them to meet up sometimes again and again. I enjoyed seeing them so much together. Very cute family.

Tsem Rinpoche



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22 Responses to Mumu’s Family Reunion

  1. mima on Jun 23, 2010 at 4:15 am

    Wonderful photos. Thank you!

  2. Ashlee Tam on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:09 pm

    Oh..they are so cute and they do look very much alike.

  3. Chin Fei on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:50 am

    they are super cute!! I love them :D i do hope those stray dogs would get help.

  4. Chelle on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:39 pm

    It warms my heart to also find that there are people who still thinks of family reunions and extends the same idea to the others (animals, pets included). Even they have their parents, their siblings and family members. Although they do not speak, but they have feelings too. I believe that pictures above have shown how happy Mumu was when he was reunited with his family.

  5. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:43 pm

    Definitely animals have feelings and can be affected by pleasant and unpleasant sensations.
    We should do our best to make animals not suffer. We should not add to their difficult situations. Karma is karma, but we don’t need to make it worse for them.
    Be kind to animals, and never hurt them. Never eat them.
    Be vegetarian, be healthy, be clean and be human.

  6. Cynthia Lee on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:48 am

    It’s really nice to know the family of our pets and let them meet. If they were not separated and remained with each other till adulthood, they might be very closed to each other. My male cat and her mother was super close, it was so warm and fun to watch.
    I also want to share about my first pet dog. My first dog because I am more of a cat person. However, she changed my mind about dogs. She was a poodle and her name was Tara. Coincident but I did not name her. She was given to me. Her name was given by my friend Huck who is keeping her mother and her sister, Karma. Occasionally, we will meet up and let them play together. Was such great times together.
    2 years back, Tara went missing. I have searched for her for many months via forums, posters in vets, flyer distribution but with no luck. She’s been to the beach, camping, movies and sleeps on my bed every single night. So you see, we were very close. Her lost saddens me deeply, but I have to let go. What upsets me still is that I wished she would have had the opportunity to be blessed with the pet pendant that Rinpoche has created to plant seeds for her future lives.
    My advice to everyone who loves their dogs to get a Manjushri pet pendant before it’s too late. You can get it from any Kechara Paradise outlets. Location details here -> http://www.kechara.com/shopping

  7. Irene Lim on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    Ha.. Ha… cute little Mumu. Mumu is the mascot of Kechara Animal Sanctuary. Mumu is a rare gem in the sense that Mumu spends the most time with Rinpoche day and night and even sleeps with Rinpoche. He is well trained by Rinpoche and develops a strong bonding with his Master. Mumu is obedient little cute monster. Rinpoche has mentioned before Mumu could be his past life student. Rinpoche is creating the condition for little Mumu to have good imprints of the Dharma for him to gain a precious human rebirth again to practice the Dharma so he may not have to go through countless of lives immerse in samsara. Mumu is so blessth.

  8. Jutika on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:12 am

    Seeing Mumu with his family reminds me of my family, my mum, my dad and my brother and me playing together. They are a very good family and I hope that he and his family will plant the seeds of dharma for their future lives. I think that with Mumu being with Rinpoche, it will be good for him and hopefully take rebirth in a good place. And he might be able to learn the dharma in the future. I hope that mumu can see his mother father and sister again soon. cuttttttttttttttte! May he and his family always be free from suffering.

  9. ckliew-james on Jul 6, 2010 at 3:03 am

    Even dogs recognises it own family. Its pretty amazing after so long apart mumu able to do so. I wonder why some human’s couldnt do it. Throwing away new born babies , disowned their parents , neglecting their own child and etc… . Futhermore the way Elize taking care of dogs at her shop , carefully selecting who to sold the dogs to its very respectable. In this time of our lives rarely we will have a person that while trying to make a living with her business and at the same times cares so much about all those dogs that are her “product”. Its not easy to balance out both. To elize you are very very kind.
    Elize has shown me the true meaning of kindness and care for all living beings even if its an animal.

  10. Joy Kam on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:08 am

    It was a happy day for Mumu and Family! Everyone reunited once again and there was lots and lots of barking!
    But the happiest person in the room we could all see was Elize! She loved mumu so much and Rinpoche told us the story about how the first time Rinpoche came to see Mumu, she was checking Rinpoche out to see if He was going to be treating Mumu right. She was firm and very straight forward. She is definitely not a pet shop owner that wants to just make a quick buck. She really does care for her animals and this is a quality you can hardly find in most pet shop owner these days. Now Elize is part of our big happy Kechara family!!!
    Her genuine unconditional care and love for animals is something we can all learn.

  11. Sean Wang on Jul 6, 2010 at 5:33 pm

    It makes my heart feel infinitely warm and fuzzy inside seeing the pictures of Mumu’s little family reunion. Truthfully, I could not tell them apart. They look so cute together. I am seriously happy that animals are getting taken care of very well these days. I think that the picture of Mumu and Gal-gal sniffing each other was so very CUTE!!! I have tried to put the Manjushri pendants on my pets but they make it break easily. I think the picture of the owner, Elize and Mumu looks totally priceless because you can see a look in her eyes showing her happiness to meet Mumu and hug him.

  12. Wasukamol on Jul 7, 2010 at 6:07 am

    My heart feel warms to see the lovely photos of mumu with his family, i remembered that rinpoche discovered mumu father, smoky from where we Rinpoche got mumu from (elize shop) in many years back and it brought a surprise to us to know that mumu just look alike with his father, smoky..
    This will be a memorable day for mumu to meet up with his father, mother and sister and to stay and spent sometime, it seem like in CNY that everyone to to meet their family and spent time together.hehe Mumu is a cute.. good boy, he deserved to meet up with his family. Happy family day!!!

  13. Yokefui on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:50 pm

    How many of us will think of a family reunion for our pets ? Rinpoche’s thoughtfulness extends to his beloved Mumu’s family, amazing !
    Mumu is indeed a special dog. He absolutely adores Rinpoche. He is always the centre of attraction whenever Rinpoche brings him to our gatherings.
    It’s said Mumu in his previous life was Rinpoche’s student. I strongly believe so because I had seen him prostrating to Rinpoche. Sometimes when he is in a playful mood, no body can stops him except Rinpoche. A firm “No !” from Rinpoche will put Mumu back in line. I can’t say the same for some of us students ! Looks like we got quite a bit to learn from Mumu.

  14. Susan Lim on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:28 am

    Mu mu is one special doggie, so fortunate to be with Rinpoche. Due to poor health, mu mu may not have been so well taken care of somewhere else…
    It was indeed a HAPPY day..oh my, Mu Mu was so excited. He came into WOW WOW in a doggie pram hehe….and was then let down to sniff sniff around. Mu Mu’s mom is such a sweetie..so fat haha…while Mu Mu’s dad sure is handsome!! Mu Mu’s sista is very shy and super cute :)
    Elize really loves them all so much and takes such good care of them. I heard that Elize would only let her puppies go if she is comfortable with the family. I wish more pet stores are this responsible and not just about making money.

  15. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 9, 2010 at 2:41 am

    I found out about the Manjushri pendants when I was checking Rinpoche’s blog. I thought to myself I must have the pendants for my current two cats. So that the cats are blessed by wearing the pendants.
    I have adopted two stray cats. One is Patches she has been with me about close to one year, she is white with yellow patches all over, and the other is Mandrake I adopted this black kitty one day as I was driving back from Kechara House I saw a kitten trying to cross the road. I had seen so many roadkills I did not want this one to be one too. So I went to catch the kitten. It took me about half an hour before I managed to throw a sack over it and it was a relief to finally catch mandrake as he was very hungry and exhausted from me chasing him all over the side of the monsoon drain. Thanks to Rinpoche’s creation my two cats have something to bless their bodies.

  16. chia on Jul 10, 2010 at 2:33 am

    I am happy to see mumu have his family reunion. Sister “gal gal” and mumu dady “smoky” look so adorable and cute. Rinpoche always take good care of mumu even think of let mumu meet his whole family. Can see from the picture every mumu family are happy can see mumu come back home to visit them.
    Hence, rinpoche always teach us no abuse animal because they are just like us have feeling and senescence. They born at the animal realm because of the karmic recycle has fall of them. We should treasure born as the human and change to meet dharma and practice dharma in this precious human life. So stop harm animal and be nice with them. To practice the kindness to animal, rinpoche has advice be vegetarian to create the cause for the Kechara Animal Sanctuary to manifest.

  17. Travis Smith on Dec 11, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    I absolutely adore animals! Please, we need more posts like this from you!

  18. Lalitha on Apr 27, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    Wonderful photos

  19. Jutika on Jan 23, 2013 at 11:41 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Very cute to see Mumu going to visit his father, mother and his sister! This is such a major cute attack. I just love the part where Mumu’s mom is acting like a real house wife and scolding them!

    If i had the space and money I would surely love to take care of Mumu and his family as they are just so cute and they never fail to warm my heart the very instance i see Mumu.

    Of course if you love Mumu now you just got to love his other 4 dogie
    companions which are Oser, Dharma, Zamkar and Gizmo! It is very fun to see them run, play, have fun and do almost everything together.
    What is more fun is of course playing with them your own self, I have played with them so many times and it never gets me bored.

    It shows that even our furry friends have a heart and a soul which means that we should treat them well just as we would treat a child.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful and heartwarming Article on Mumu and his family!

    Love
    Jutika

  20. pavara lam on Feb 11, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    Wow mumu’s family is so cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Jessie is so cute compare the rest,though they all look alike.
    If we have compassion for dogs, instead of getting from pet stores, why don’t we adopt stray dogs. If you can’t afford to pay for a dog in the pet shop, just adopt some from the streets.
    For stray dogs it is harder for them to find food than those in pet stores because the pet shop owner will feed them.
    Thank you for sharing this amazing post, Rinpoche.

  21. beatrix ooi on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:26 pm

    The pictures are very heartwarming, Thank You for sharing Rinpoche. Mumu’s family must have missed him a lot, so nice to see them together again. Mumu’s sister- Gal Gal is so cutee! They sure look alike! They look like a cute and happy family!

  22. Edward ooi on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, all of them are too cuteeeeeee! It will be so fun if I could join them. The other day when me and my sister went to Wow Wow Pets Shop, I saw Mumu’s father Smokey, Mumu’s sister Gal-Gal and a few other dogs. But Smokey and Gal-Gal wasn’t allow to come out. I’m not sure why.

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    Dear everyone, All sentient beings deserve to live, be happy and not hurt, including animals. We should never hurt them or eat them. Look how much this chicken welcomes a hug and love. Observe carefully. Don't eat beings who can feel pain because the karma comes back. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
  • The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    Dear friends, See this incredible video. This chimp was found in captivity for many years. Dr Jane Goodall released him into the wild. Look how he comes back to thank her with deep apprecition. It's amazing. Animals have such strong feelings of pain and happiness just like us. We should never hurt them and share with others to not hurt them. Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
    3 months ago
  • Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki is a rescued bird, he now lives in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    4 months ago
  • Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang is one of our rescue birds that live in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    4 months ago
  • The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Today the Mumus (dogs) decided to do a dog orchestra rehearsal together with the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) dogs.
    5 months ago
  • Incredible footage you must see!
    Incredible footage you must see!
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    5 months ago
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    Gongkar is our new bird for Kechara Forest Retreat's aviary. Gongkar never had friends and the original owner could not bring him to his destination. Now he is with us and assimilating in his cage within the aviary for a few weeks then released into aviary. Look at how much he wants attention from the other birds. Cute. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
  • Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
  • Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
    10 months ago
  • Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
    Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
    10 months ago
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    Dechog our cockatoo at Kechara Forest Retreat grabbing long beans which he loves. Nice bird. We love him. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
    The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
    1 years ago
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    17 May 2013, heavy rain at Kechara Forest Retreat from 7am-8am (1 hour). Water overflowed the existing drain and also opened up a much wider new "route" for itself.
    1 years ago
  • Must see video from Rajendra on our disciplined dogs
    Must see video from Rajendra on our disciplined dogs
    1 years ago
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    Dato' Ruby won the Bella Awards!
    1 years ago
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    This is a wonderful video for Moh Mei because she is sleeping in the KECHARA FOREST RETREAT CONTAINERS all alone...ehehehhehe...this is a new friend to keep her company....tsem rinpoche
    1 years ago
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    Answer to Jo
    1 years ago
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    The 2 tortoises in Tsem Ladrang, Kadro and Menlha are enjoying their fresh veggie meal.
    2 yearss ago
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    Organic vegetables at Kechara Forest Retreat
    2 yearss ago
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    This is Dorje our friendly fish that lives with us. He captured my attention the first time because he was exceptionally friendly. TR
    2 yearss ago
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    Mumus go bye bye!!!
    2 yearss ago
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    SP's mom said that she is from Penang. This is her first trip to bodhgaya, and she truly finds bodhgaya is very holy and spiritual.
    2 yearss ago
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    Very touching video...Buddha said it was very important to visit the four holy places associated with Him before our deaths. Remembering this, I had instructed Paul to take this senior group to Bodhgaya and make sure they are able to plant imprints. When this life of 'fun', money, parties and socials are over, we cannot leave empty handed. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
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    Our two rescued tortoises who live at Tsem Ladrang happily and will be transferred to Kechara Forest Retreat where they will have much more space to roam and run. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
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    Aki is the old African Grey that was abandoned by his owner. Because he is old, no one wanted him. Well we wanted him and we took him and in and love him. He is in a big aviary and he likes his cage. We leave his cage open at all times so he can go in and out as he likes. His cage is his security blanket. Cute. He gets nice food and sunshine daily and also we play monks chanting for him to be blessed. We love you Aki. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
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    Meal time for all the cute mumus!
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    Dear james, very nice video of Kechara outlet and the activity led by Kien. You must always make more videos. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
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    This little birdie was at a pet shop. He has maimed leg, permanent damage to his wing and cannot fly and also one eye blind. I don't think anyone would want the poor thing, so I adopted him and keep him safe, fed and with lots of fresh air. He's also in a large aviary so he can be with other birds and not be alone. He is alert, active, and has a good appetite. I like him very much and will make sure he is safe, happy and has a good life. I name him Lucky. Lucky will always be safe now. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago

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CHAT PICTURES

White Tara puja at Kechara House main prayer hall was led by KH Ng and assisted by Tat Ming.May our beloved Guru be healthy to benefit many. Lucy Yap
3 hours ago
Penang Study Group completed 10 malas of White Tara mantra in Weekly Tuesday White Tara Puja on 22nd July'14
3 hours ago
~我们都是虚伪的?~ 从灵性的角度出发,当你经常说对人感到失望,并且是你选择放弃的理由,这不过是你掩饰自己不愿意面对的不足的另一个方法而已。毕竟在这个世界上,有谁是不会让你失望的呢?~詹杜固仁波切 http://zhandugu.blog.163.com/blog/static/14152094820145342811514/ From: June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
~我应该教授佛法吗?~ 当我执行“任务”,教授人们佛法并指出娑婆世界的幻象时,他们觉得很难放下。他们指责我不让他们拥有自己的生活和娱乐。他们坚称自己不能、不愿意,也还未准备放下。然而,当我不传授佛法时,他们又说我没有履行职责,因为他们正等待聆听佛法。当我尝试训练他们的心识时,他们说我没有权力干涉他们的生活,而且那太难了。当我根据佛法指出他们所犯的过错时,他们又说我很武断。当我指出他们的行为将对他人和他们自己的未来会造成什么影响时,他们说我对他们兴师问罪,企图让他们产生罪恶感。当我提醒他们要投入修持时,他们逃避我,说这导致他们没有自由。当我出于关心督促他们学佛、实践所学,为了改善自己而转化自己时,他们离开、逃避和诅咒我。不仅如此,他们还联合起来在社交媒体上批评我,指我专制,并尝试唆使其他学生离开我。他们称我苛刻,让他们的日子难过。他们关上电话,在面子书上与我断交,不回覆电邮,并批评我刻薄、过分、强硬、难以预测、喜怒无常兼难以相处。他们声称我的佛法教诲令他们感到窒息,指那是异端教法,如同压力锅等。 那我究竟该怎么做?作为一名僧人,我应该教授他们什么?要他们更深陷娑婆世界吗?那我是不是还应该教授佛法?作为一名佛教僧人,我应该做些什么?我跟你之间的关系是什么?你为什么要参与佛法和请求教诲?~詹杜固仁波切 http://zhandugu.blog.163.com/blog/static/141520948201462041857911/ From:June Tang (Khjb)
4 hours ago
As Lord Buddha taught, everything big and small is impermanent. No matter how permanent it may appear, it is changing on a very subtle level the ordinary eye cannot percieve. ~ Tsem Rinpoche (Sock Wan)
5 hours ago
Westin Hotel served delicious hotel food to our homeless clients today in the soup kitchen. Justin@KSK
5 hours ago
We helped Makcik Isah, Shikin and her four month old toddler to be reunited with their family members in Dengkil. Their plight was highlighted by Team Leader Alfin last week. Justin@KSK
6 hours ago
Sheningdundok Puja - Based on the Heart Sutra, this elaborate puja clears strong negative influences, especially the supernatural, and generates a tremendous amount of uplifting positive energy for all. (http://vajrasecrets.com/pujas-1/protection-and-removing-immediate-obstacles/sheningdundok-puja.html)_PB
7 hours ago
Vajrayogini Puja Set - Calling upon the potent energy of Female Buddha Vajrayogini, this puja is one of the most effective practices available today for the transformation of one's mind, purification of past negative actions, pacification of obstacles, and the accumulation of merits, wealth, attainments and general harmony. (http://vajrasecrets.com/pujas-1/fulfilling-specific-wishes/vajrayogini-puja-set.html)_PB
7 hours ago
Ruels are supreme for protection from harm caused by spells, curses and black magic. Containing many rare ingredients, they are energized through prayer and ritual for three consecutive nights by only the most senior and advanced members of the monastic community. (http://vajrasecrets.com/special-promotions/tibetan-roo-pendant.html)_PB
7 hours ago
Appreciating what we have and to not find excuses to fail is so important.~Tsem Rinpoche_Hee TS
7 hours ago
Daily recite Manjushri's Gangloma prayer & 3 rosaries of mantra minimum. Will be very blessed.~Tsem Rinpoche _Hee TS
7 hours ago
With diligence & consistency if we practice, we can get results.~Tsem Rinpoche _Hee TS
8 hours ago
Beautiful flowers for offerings by Kechara Bloom for tonight. There will be a White Tara puja tonight at Kechara House main prayer hall at 8 - 9.30 pm. Lucy Yap
10 hours ago
We started early today, by 430am we are already on our way for a outcall puja. - sock wan
11 hours ago

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