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

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

Elize & 2 dogs

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

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

Rinpoche & 2 dogs

This is me with mumu's mother Jessie and mumu's father Smokey.

Rinpoche & Smokey

I'm holding mumu's father Smokey below.

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.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. 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

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

    Wonderful photos

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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!!!

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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

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

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

    Wonderful photos. Thank you!

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    PUTTING HE25TsemTulkuRinpoche between SOGYAL&NYDAHL?”Ethics”UNDER DORJE SHUGDEN its mainstream’VIEW MADe by HHDL’view.ppl=suffeRING? ______________________ Controversy: New Kadampa Tradition, Dorje Shugden, Sogyal, Tsem, Nydahl ::___its more complex TR&room just read: many Noble lamas passing away&sth stay’family? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:HH_JD_Sakya_Sogyal_Rinpoche_Dagmola_Sakya.jpg ON https://buddhism-controversy-blog.com/2012/04/28/the-dalai-lama-and-sogyal-rinpoche-a-roaring-silence/ voice inside me sayNO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMTAUr3Nm6I LETit?go https://dialogueireland.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/open-letter-to-sogyal-rinpoche-from-joanne-clark/ ARE WE ALL BHUDDA folowers? http://www.trimondi.de/EN/Sogyal.htm NOThe point critcs but TRname is above.Too? http://www.rigpawiki.org/index.php?title=Sakya_Trizin Siakya LEanidge WITHout DS any PRotectiON , #YES TR YourEminence i ask to allow BHUDDA DHARMA pls continuate to giving to ppl.NOble SANGHAS are rare? so KECHARA let it be let it be let it be OK. under HH DearRinpoche TrijangDorjeChang’WINgs. Please
  • Choong
    Thursday, May 5. 2016 11:24 AM
    Please join the blogchat discussion on Thursday, 5 May 2016 at 10:00PM (GMT +8) on H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche’s blogpost “Shall I Teach?”, link here:
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/shall-i-teach.html
  • NUTroll~
    Thursday, May 5. 2016 07:16 AM
    http://dalailama.com/gallery/album/0/612#ad-image-8 i wish HHDL few seconds His PRecious time for dialogue with HH Trijang Rinpoche.And some”others”links for TR&room : 6may2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8QUDYDn_Vg & Lego.dk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDkK5gPPUx8

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What Am I Writing Now


 

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

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20 hours ago
Karma Kagyu’s Lodreu Rabsel Rinpoche asks the Dalai Lama for Religious Freedom-This is explosive-Must read! http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=99364
2 days ago
The place where Lord Tsongkapa's holy remains are housed for pilgrims to visit in Gaden Monastery Tibet.
2 days ago
How death is so near, yet I cherish my ego more than my guru, more than his instructions and my protector. They are the only ones significant at death for me and yet I still think I have time. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
Would be so nice to live in an area where Bigfoot is prevalent and sighted. That would include mountains and lakes too.
1 week ago
Because of the ban against Dorje Shugden followers started in 1996, 700 monks had to cut from Sera Mey Monastery and start this new monastery. This new Serpom Monastery located in South India still suffers tremendous hatred and prejudice, but the brave monks continue their practice and lineage.
1 week ago
Vietnamese monk who self immolated hoping to bring change in his country. He sacrificed his life and sat still during the immense pain of his body burning.
1 week ago
Protector of the Sakya School of Buddhism, Gonpo Gur or Mahakala Panjarnata
1 week ago
Such a wondrous place to be with such a view that heals the soul. Why live in a city where it is unnatural and polluted. Everyday in the city is a day away from where we belong. We belong among the greens, forest, mountains and clean air. We belong in such a place and doing our retreats, sadhanas and mantras to find the ultimate place of belonging and peace....the ultimate place is within us with a developed spiritual mind. Hard to achieve among distractions in the city. 
1 week ago
This is the five foot Arya Avalokitesvara statue I have offered Gaden Shartse Monastery many years ago. It still graces the main prayer hall of Gaden Shartse Monastery.
2 weeks ago
Painting of 31st Sakya Trizin Kunga Lodro- Did you know that 7 of the great throneholders of the Sakya lineage of Tibetan Buddhism practiced Dorje Shugden and even composed extensive prayers to him? Take a look here and see what you can learn: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=98227
3 weeks ago
This is a good motto to work by within a team.
3 weeks ago
Beautiful painting of Pandit Naropa
3 weeks ago
Beautiful painting of Lord Buddha's miraculous birth.
3 weeks ago
Beautiful image of Tara.
3 weeks ago
This is a good read. Evocative and memory filled: http://www.davidlai.me/2015/04/20/memory-of-the-vw-van/
3 weeks ago
Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
It was nice to meet them.
4 weeks ago
Good friends came to visit me. I was happy to see them as they have brave hearts and pure samaya. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Lef to right: Cousin Tsagan, dad, Aunt Meda, mom, sister Lidshma, cousin Liz, Aunt Elena, friend from France and Susie in Green dress. People whom I am fond of from the distant past..
1 month ago
Some friends went on a spiritual pilgrimage to Nepal recently and when they returned they gifted me with these wonderful books on Yeti/Bigfoot which I don't have. Wow! I like to thank Ms. Yee Lee, Mr. Swee Keong, Ms. Phoebe Yong, Mr. CK Siah & Ms. Wei Theng for their generosity and indulging me in my bigfoot hobby. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
The famous 5th Panglung Oracle
1 month ago
Mysterious print of Pelden Hlamo the Goddess protector
1 month ago
This is a thangka of Cittamani Tara where her body mandala appears clearly. This image was circulated back in Thubten Dhargye Ling when HH Zong Rinpoche taught her sacred practice which was a pure vision of Thapu Dorje Chang. Thapu Dorje Chang received this practice in a pure vision. He was the guru of Pabongka Rinpoche.
1 month ago
Beautiful article on the Drigung Kagyu Achi Chokyi Drolma: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=94766
1 month ago
Tsem Rinpoche making offerings of robes to Lord Buddha in Bodhgaya
1 month ago
What was once very beautiful destroyed by hatred, anger and prejudice.
2 months ago
What His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche composed about Dorje Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=87240
2 months ago
Comprehensive proof of Dorje Shugden in the Sakya school of Buddhism even before Gelugpa. Interesting: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=92860
2 months ago
When we see others who behave not according to our expectations and just to ‘get them back’ we throw all caution to the wind and we get angry, retaliate, fight back, scream, yell and then quit, it shows our mind. Everything is about our own mind. That is not to say they are not at fault. But if we want the world to act perfectly in our presence and then we don’t get angry, that is SO INCREDIBLE IDEALISTIC AND WE ARE DOOMED FROM THE START in anything we do. We have to keep our equilibrium always. Remember our vows, promises and our own state of mind. Be kind to ourselves and not let the other person throw us off because we have to be in control of our own minds. Remember, our mind and how it reacts is the key.--- H.E Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Ekai Kawaguchi -Three Years in Tibet-Read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=92725
2 months ago
Read about the Hawaiian Pele Goddess: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=92534
2 months ago
Good friends. March 2016
2 months ago
Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche meeting with Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche March-2016.
2 months ago
My dog Mumu is so cute always
2 months ago
His Holiness the 16th Karmapa's prophecy as written in Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche's writings: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=92317
2 months ago
This important text "Music Delighting the Ocean of Protectors" is a must have text composed by H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. Download here free: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=87242
2 months ago
This is the beautiful statue of Dorje Shugden in Wong Yew Kien's altar. He had it done up very nicely at Kechara. If you look, due to the faith of Kien, Dorje Shugden statue looks alive and glowing...Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Stunning antique looking Vajra Yogini statue.
2 months ago
I like this fact about Buddhism very much. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
I love Nepal very much. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
A wonderful & simple post on Lama Govinda who was a great pioneer of Buddhism. A must read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=90085
2 months ago
Dear friends, We have a wonderful new post out explaining each one of the holy lamas on our Kechara Forest Retreat shrine which houses the largest Dorje Shugden in the world. Do please learn up on each of the holy lamas and enjoy the pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=88558 Do see this interesting new post on your computer for better viewing. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Blessed gifts from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche has arrived to Kechara. Thank you. Please see here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=85976
2 months ago
A 19th century Sakya thangka depicting the Five Emanations of Dorje Shugden. At the bottom left is the grandson of Kunga Lodro, the 33rd Sakya Throneholder Pema Dudul (1792–1853) . This form of an enthroned Dorje Shugden is similar to another thangka in Trode Khangsar
2 months ago
Dear Rinpoche We have another full house at KSK night rounds today. It's great to see so many wish to spend more time on helping others . I really hope we can share more of Rinpoche's potent kindness with more people so that they can spread the kindness far and wide- Love grace (March 5,2016)
2 months ago
So this is a general overview of Guhyasamaja. I’ve only hit on some of the high points of it. There’s a lot more in it. So when we think of Guhyasamaja practice, we shouldn’t just think in terms of some set of rituals. It’s important to realize that this is a vast system that, as I said, offers the template for what is going on in general in anuttarayoga tantra practice on the generation stage and complete stage. And it has extraordinary detail on the death, bardo, and rebirth process, how to work with it, how to recognize what’s going on. And then there’s the whole apparatus with we can actually derive the meaning of the tantra from the obscure type of language in which it was written. Read more - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=87052
2 months ago
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.-Ralph Waldo Emerson  
2 months ago
His Holiness 97th Gaden Tripa Kyabje Ling Rinpoche with His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Two sacred lamas of Je Tsongkapa's order. Tsem Rinpoche
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    See what humans can do
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    Shocking undercover video shows animal abuse at 'humane cert
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    Video reveals what goes on inside 'humane slaughterhouse' in
  • People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
    3 months ago
    People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
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    5 months ago
    All beings have feelings and do not want pain, to be hurt or harmed. Therefore we must respect this and not harm animals. See this video how this man has made good friends with a special fish who comes when he rings for the fish. Touching. Tsem Rinpoche
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    7 months ago
    HH the Dalai Lama prays with HH Trijang Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Such a beautiful video of His Holiness Dalai Lama, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche (Very exalted high Nyingma lama) are all praying together. In the background you see a young Kyabje Lati Rinpoche too. So beautiful. This is how it was before the ban. All the sects and high lamas were superbly harmonious. After the Dorje Shugden ban things changed for the worse. May the ban be released soon. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
    8 months ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    8 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
  • A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
    9 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    9 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    10 months ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
  • Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
    10 months ago
    Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
  • My good friend Justin Ripley
    10 months ago
    My good friend Justin Ripley
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    11 months ago
    I requested Choji Lah to do a trusol, rabney and soongdroop for our large DS and Buddha. In this video, he is performing trusol which is ritually 'bathing' the environment and blessing all those who come to visit our Wisdom Hall and Dorje Shugden. Tsem Rinpoche

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First monthly Dorje Shugden puja held at Kechara House gompa on 6/5/2016. http://www.kechara.com
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Freedom is not a physical place ultimately but found within the mind but to achieve this we need to be initially be free of outer distractions and hence we find a retreat house. ~ H.E the 25th Tsem Rinpoche.
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Teacher Victoria is guiding the kids complete their artworks. KSDS-Serena Boon
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Kids are happy with the artworks they did. KSDS-Serena Boon
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Kids learn to help each others in class. KSDS-Serena Boon
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Teacher Serena is introducing new student - Edric in the class. KSDS-Serena Boon
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Teacher Kien is teaching kids how to put the plant into the glass bottle. KSDS-Serena Boon
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What is teacher Stella sharing with kids? KSDS-Serena Boon
13 hours ago
The kids learn all kind of things from Adults. We must set a good example. KSDS / Kien
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To have the kids to be creative, the teachers must be creative too! KSDS / Kien
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All kind of feedback faces from kids after listen the sharing from teachers. KSDS / Kien
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One of the must visit point in Kathmandu, Buddhana Stupa. KSDS / Kien
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Protection comes from achieving bodhicitta meanwhile relying on a Dharma Protector. H.e The 25th Tsem Rinpoche. http://www.tsemrinpoche
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Not eating animals is only unnatural when we are not used to it.- H.E.The 25th Tsem Rinpoche. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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愿雄登禁令尽快解除。www.dorjeshugden.org. Jason KKSG
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Lift Dorje Shugden Ban. http://www.dorjeshugden.org Jason KKSG
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Lift Dorje Shugden Ban. http://www.dorjeshugden.org
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Kechara Oasis makes vegetarian cuisine healthy, delicious, exciting and available to everyone. It also serves a greater purpose which is to provide a beautiful place where people of different walks of life can come together to enjoy a truly unbelievable culinary experience in every sense of the word. http://www.kecharaoasis.com ~ Guat Hee
3 days ago
Mr. Sugihara dare to do the right thing, risked his life to save thousands! Such an inspiration! Pastor Adeline
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KSDS 2016 Art Exhibition @ 21 May 2016. NgJesvin
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KSDS 2016 Art Exhibition @ 21 May 2016. NgJesvin

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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