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Dear friends around the world,

I came across this interesting article recently and thought that it’d be nice to share it on my blog.

People would often pick science over everything else, things that can’t be proven through science are considered as nothing or rather superstitious. In the olden days, technology wasn’t as advanced as nowadays, therefore these statements made by Albert Einstein are quite captivating.

I’m not trying to convince you of anything but rather found this article interesting. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I do.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


“Religion of the Future”- Albert Einstein”

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879. As a child, Einstein revealed an extraordinary curiosity for understanding the mysteries of science. A typical child, Einstein took music lessons, playing both the violin and piano — a passion that followed him into adulthood. Moving first to Italy and then to Switzerland, the young prodigy graduated from high-school in 1896.

In 1905, while working as a patent clerk in Bern, Switzerland, Einstein had what came to be known as his “Annus Mirabilis” — or “miracle year”. It was during this time that the young physicist obtained his Doctorate degree and published four of his most influential research papers, including the Special Theory of Relativity. In that, the now world famous equation “e = mc2″ unlocked mysteries of the Universe theretofore unknown.

Ten years later, in 1915, Einstein completed his General Theory of Relativity and in 1921 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. It also launched him to international superstardom and his name became a household word synonymous with genius all over the world.Einstein emigrated to the United States in the autumn of 1933 and took up residence in Princeton, New Jersey and a professorship at the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study.

Today, the practical applications of Einstein’s theories include the development of the television, remote control devices, automatic door openers, lasers, and DVD-players. Recognized as TIME magazine’s “Person of the Century” in 1999, Einstein’s intellect, coupled his strong passion for social justice and dedication to pacifism, left the world with infinite knowledge and pioneering moral leadership. So was his passion for Buddhism and its teachings. Today we present you Einstein’s world famous quotes on Buddhism that will be of a great value to understand how much the Buddhism was close to Einstein’s heart.

Albert Einstein’s quotes on Buddhism

1) “Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future: It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology; it covers both the natural and spiritual; and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.

2) “If there is any religion that would cope with modern scientific needs it would be Buddhism.

3) “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe’; a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest us.

4) “Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely but striving for such achievement is, in itself, a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.”

5) “The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should transcend personal God and avoid dogma and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things natural and spiritual as a meaningful unity. Buddhism answers this description. If there is any religion that could cope with modern scientific needs it would be Buddhism. (Albert Einstein)

6) ”Among the founders of all religions in this world, I respect only one man — the Buddha. The main reason was that the Buddha did not make statements regarding the origin of the world. The Buddha was the only teacher who realised the true nature of the world.” (Bertrand Russell)

7) “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe’; a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely but striving for such achievement is, in itself, a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.”

 

Source: http://www.bbncommunity.com/einstein-on-buddhism/

 

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  1. Pastor Han Nee on Sep 12, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    Like a true scientist in mind and heart, Einstein was more interested in seeking and discovering the truth and reality of the nature of the universe and of our existence than about our origin. He felt religion should transcend a personal god and dogma. His scientific mind took to the idea of cause and effect.

    In the whole universe, Man should not be a separate entity, but a part of the whole.

    As Einstein describes it: “Man experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest us”. Thus Einstein is describing the limiting view of Man as he sees himself as a separate being, hence more important than others.

    Man’s view of himself is ego-centric. But , Einstein sees this as a delusional view . Man must break free of this and in a widening circle of compassion “ embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty”. Such perceptions and insights from the scientist Einstein!

  2. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 24, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    I think Albert Einstein without going into doctrines and teachings, was able to see how things really work, in fact he could be in meditation or contemplation as how Buddhist labels it, when he observed the nature of reality. As he was a physicist he naturally attempted to approximate reality using science and mathematics.

    But it is very interesting to me he is aware that being a human being, in comparison to the universe is just one part of the cosmos, and to think that Earth or the humans is so important and so pivotal, is downplaying the unknown that lies within the limitless universe that we are in. Hence he will not be limited by notions that life and sentience is confined to only planet Earth.

  3. Chris Chong on Jan 10, 2016 at 9:20 pm

    Albert Einstein is an extremely intelligent man that has IQ 160. His pattern of thinking is very different from the rest of us and hence he is able to discover or to understand things that an average human being would not.

    His explanation of Buddhism is very accurate considered that he is not a Buddhist. He foresees that in the future, humans need a religion that is not based on theories or blind faith. The religion must be able to explain the true nature of the universe without having any conflicts in its own teachings. Lastly, the religion must go hand in hand with the scientific needs of the human as well. Only Buddhism can full fill the above characteristics.

    Buddhism is not about blind faith on who created the universe. It is about how the universe works and how do we release ourselves from all our delusion on the true nature of the universe. Since its the truth, it applies to everyone. No one is exempted, no one is spared. Everything can be explained and everyone experience the same truth. This is why, only Buddhism can survive the change of paradigm in the human’s society over the centuries.

    Chris

  4. Paul Yap on Dec 16, 2015 at 11:05 pm

    Beside science, Albert Einstein also has very good theory and insight into religion.
    Scientist uses logic and always challenge the findings until a logical conclusion was found. Albert Einstein found that Buddhism is the only religion that is logical and can survive into the future. Buddha is a good scientist too because his teaching is very logical and make a lot of sense.

    There are some other findings by Albert Einstein which i have found on the internet:-

    I cannot conceive of a God who rewards and punishes his creatures, or has a will of the kind that we experience in ourselves. Neither can I nor would I want to conceive of an individual that survives his physical death; let feeble souls, from fear or absurd egoism, cherish such thoughts. I am satisfied with the mystery of the eternity of life and with the awareness and a glimpse of the marvelous structure of the existing world, together with the devoted striving to comprehend a portion, be it ever so tiny, of the Reason that manifests itself in nature. (Albert Einstein, The World as I See It)

    I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own — a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty. Neither can I believe that the individual survives the death of his body, although feeble souls harbor such thoughts through fear or ridiculous egotisms. (Albert Einstein, obituary in New York Times, 19 April 1955)

    http://www.spaceandmotion.com/Theology-Albert-Einstein.htm

  5. Joy on Dec 8, 2015 at 1:01 am

    Well he isn’t called a genius for no reason 🙂 It is nice to know that a man of science and a genius like Einstein finds Buddhism is the only religion that could cope with science. I believe this is simply because the Buddha speaks not of an external source that is responsible for everything that happens but rather we ourselves the one responsible for everything.

    Buddha’s teachings which uses a lot of logic, encourages and challenges people to “think” and accept things only after experimenting it via one’s own experience is in itself very similar to science, and how things are concluded. Everything that happens has a reason, a cause and that creates an effect which is why Buddhism matches with science in a lot of sense.

    Buddhism especially the Gelug school of learning is very fitting for thinkers as it stresses a lot on logic so that people would understand better the reasons behind things, answering the “why” in people’s mind help built a more convincing faith than of one based on fear and supernatural forces beyond one’s control. This is what makes Buddhism to attractive to modern people who do not believe in a “God” because Buddhism puts the “God” back on us. Meaning we are the ones who will determine our result, our happiness, our future and even our future lives…

    “The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should transcend personal God and avoid dogma and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things natural and spiritual as a meaningful unity. Buddhism answers this description. If there is any religion that could cope with modern scientific needs it would be Buddhism.

    Einstein is definitely wise because he was able to realise that “our task must be to free ourselves from this prison (which he means our own deluded limited duality mind set) by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty (exactly what Buddha taught us to love all sentient beings).”
    “Nobody is able to achieve this completely but striving for such achievement is, in itself, a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.” This is so true and profound for the very path we are on and the very reason we practice each day, brings us one step closer to liberation as we gain bits of realisations and become more and more aware of true phenomena.

    At the end of the day Buddha is still the best scientist, doctor, psychologist in the world not because He wanted to be one, but because He was simply conveying the truth based on His own experience, realisation and omniscient mind which has awakened. Hence there are 84,000 teachings to suit 84,000 different minds, each with antidotes to counter the illness. Reading this has made me appreciate Buddhism even more, how fortunate I am to encounter Buddha’s teachings, now it’s time to apply or rather experiment and experience it for myself 🙂

    I wonder whether Einstein’s reincarnation is back in the human realm… it’ll be awesome if he is and someone recognises him and he’d study Buddhism even further, I’m sure he’d be able to benefit millions more as he did in his previous life.

  6. Stella Cheang on Dec 3, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Einstein stood out not just because of his brilliant scientific invention/discovery but also because of his intuitive conviction that “Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future: It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology; it covers both the natural and spiritual; and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.” We may not be able to fathom the breadth of this realization from a scientific point of view, but it is close to heart from a spiritual point of view.

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful blogpost.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  7. JP on Nov 29, 2015 at 1:11 am

    Einstein had the wisdom and intelligence to observe the phenomena of existence without being tainted with bias. Einstein’s investigation and study of how the universe works led to technological breakthroughs that are still being used today. The comments below from Einstein show how insightful he was in understanding Buddhist teachings.

    “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe’; a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest us.”

    “Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely but striving for such achievement is, in itself, a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.”

    “The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should transcend personal God and avoid dogma and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things natural and spiritual as a meaningful unity. Buddhism answers this description. If there is any religion that could cope with modern scientific needs it would be Buddhism.”

    When we investigate and question our perception of the truth of existence, we begin to gain a deeper understanding of our role in this existence and to liberate ourselves from wrong views. Compassion and kindness arise in our mind stream as a result because this is the true nature of our mind. They can only arise when we correct our wrong views. As Buddhism promotes peace, harmony and loving kindness through study, understanding and practice, it is not a surprise that it is coined by Einstein as “the religion of the future”. Without these attributes, we are very capable of self annihilation.

  8. gianni on Nov 27, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    I’m studying all Your words, in this article I found point 5 and 7 double write respect at general contest, this is what I believe to read in english; am I wrong?
    My best whishes Gianni from TRANI in South Italy (HOPE SOME DAY I’LL COME TO VISIT KECHARA RESORT)

  9. peebeechong on Nov 25, 2015 at 1:04 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing.

    

Our delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely. Buddha is. Buddhas achieve this completely.

    ‘Thank you

    With folded hands
    Pee Bee Chong

  10. Frederick Law on Nov 23, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Einstein put science and spirituality into a new perspective, Einstein is a brilliant Scientist who looks not only on physics of science, but also the relativity of Spirituality with Science, he decipher existing matters with logic, especially on Buddhism.

    2500 years ago Lord Buddha has taught about life, cosmic and matters that Scientific research slowly reveal in this turn of decade. There is definitely an intimate link between Buddhism and science.

  11. Pastor Moh Mei on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:05 am

    People would often pick science over everything else, citing science is something that can be proven as a reason. There are of course experimental science that are proven with test results but many of the greatest discovery in history of science are based on theories.

    A theory is a supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained.

    Albert Einstein is a theoretical physicist, not a science who spent his time in a lab testing and proving science. His theories are thoughts based on observation.

    Einstein theory of relativity has withstood the test of time for almost a 100 years now. Many have attempted to find flaws and debunk Einstein theory over the decades.

    Einstein’s theory of relativity is almost like the religion of science. It cannot conclusively be proven in a lab environment and yet it cannot be debunked. While it cannot be proven directly, it’s application is the foundation of numerous technological products in today’s modern world.

    Much like any religion, we are skeptic due to the lack of direct proof but one cannot deny the results from application of the teachings of these religions.

    Einstein’s observation of the law of nature brought about his theory of relativity. This same mind observed the religions of the world and come to conclude about Buddhism. This conclusion is not based on the study of Buddhism but from a logical thought process.

    Science and religion is not separate. It co-exist in the same frame of space and time. It does not need to conflict, it can complement.

    “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe’; a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely but striving for such achievement is, in itself, a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.”

    “If there is any religion that would cope with modern scientific needs it would be Buddhism.” ~ Albert Einstein

  12. Beatrix Ooi on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:18 pm

    This is a very interesting article, thank You for sharing Rinpoche. It is very rare to read about things like this, especially during Einstein’s time when most of the people are religious, not that it’s a bad thing. It’s very uncommon for a westerner to talk about Buddhism at that time I’m sure, and what Einstein has said is quite impactful I must say. Who’d ever thought that Buddhism and science are actually interconnected? Actually in my opinion, with Buddhism, we can explain everything about science but not vice versa. Science is definitely very important and plays a very important role in our daily lives, but science is not everything, there are a lot of things that are still left unsolved or rather unexplained like where does our sub conscious come from etc. Therefore, I feel that it’s “weird” in a sense for such a profound scientist to talk about religion especially Buddhism, but I’m also glad to read about these statements because I think that it’s definitely something to hear/ read all these from such a well known scientist.

  13. Pastor Shin on Nov 20, 2015 at 4:02 am

    Although this is not a very long article, I think it has helped to make clear what Buddhism is all about.

    The focus is not theology as there is no theos or creator God, but rather the nature of human suffering and liberation from this suffering.

    It is a religion that would cope with modern scientific needs as Buddhists believe in the reliance on causality and empiricism, not just faith alone.

    Delusion and interdependence were summarised well, that it is delusion that causes us to not experience the interconnectedness. The world out there and “others” were not as separate and distinct from the individual as what we thought and there is interconnectedness among all phenomena.

    Buddhism shares with science the understanding of relativity.However, what is interesting is that Buddhism recognised this interdependency of all phenomena long before modern science does.

    I like the fact that the benefits of the “means” to the end (enlightenment) were also mentioned, that even while in progress to achieve liberation through widening our circle of compassion, that itself is part of the liberation. One does not have to “wait” until one achieves enlightenment to benefit from Buddhism.

  14. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Nov 11, 2015 at 4:52 pm

    “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe’; a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest us.

    “Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely but striving for such achievement is, in itself, a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.”

    In the above paragraphs, Albert Einstein clearly explains to us how our delusions create the prison walls of our mind.Yes, our delusions are the worst prison of all. We are trapped by our own desires and our so-called love , which is so selective that it is only confined to a few people who are close to us. The walls of this prison are built by our illusory self-grasping.

    To break away from it, we have to widen the circle of our compassion.Only in compassion do the walls disappear and dualism is blurred.

  15. Judy on Nov 10, 2015 at 3:12 am

    This is a spurious quote. He did not say this. Please research your information before putting this on a website. He was a non-religious Jew who was influenced by Spinoza. From Wikipedia
    “As a Buddhist and physicist myself, I’d be delighted if this very widely-cited quote really could be attributed to Einstein, but regrettably there is no evidence that it can. It sometimes appears with a reference to Albert Einstein: The Human Side (Princeton University Press, 1954),

    “but there is never a page reference – for the simple reason that the quote does not appear anywhere in that book.”

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Inhuman Entity caught on film

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 30, 2012

See this episode. It is very good. Very interesting! Look at 5:01 and see an inhuman entity caught on film. Very interesting how these beings can be caught on...

A case of “Karma” and “Possession”

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 16, 2012

What karma awaits you if you harm another living being? For this man he immediately saw the karmic effects when he killed and ate a snake. The video title...

10 Creepy Mysteries You Haven’t Heard Of

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 21, 2011

Mysteries are always interesting to read about. Not only does it make our day a little less mundane, but it also help us to open our mind and contemplate...

The Burning Times

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 18, 2011

The 6-part film below is called “The Burning Times”. It explains what went on during the period from 1450 to 1700. That period of time in history is actually...

Witches

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 6, 2011

Below are videos that I have found on witches. They are very very good and very informative..interesting and you  would enjoy watching. Also learn a lot about bias, superstition, fear...

Valak – The Conjuring 2 Demon?

by Vinnie Tan | Aug 6, 2016

Dear friends, Recently, there has been a huge craze about a horror movie called The Conjuring 2. Yes! I am a self-professed horror junkie although I am also really...

Must Watch: The Paranormal Zone on NTV7

by Tsem Rinpoche | Sep 20, 2012

The Paranormal Zone official launch!! Congrats to Celebrity Host Ms. Li Kim!!   Last night, The Paranormal Zone had their official launch party! It was an invitation-only event, held at...

The Mysterious Monsters – narrated by Peter Graves

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 22, 2012

Dear Everyone, Another favorite video of mine narrated by Peter Graves. He does a good job as he seems convinced in what he is narrating. I wish I can...

Psychic Kids (4)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 31, 2010

Another episode of Psychic Kids I thought my friends would enjoy. Notice how the senior psychics train up the younger ones. Reminds me of the Monastery where senior monks...

Celebrity Ghost Stories (7)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 1, 2010

Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/v20496457eyGaGtZP.flv Here’s another wonderful selection of supernatural encounters by celebrities. I find these neat as they show that people from all...

Celebrities Ghost Stories (4) and Psychic Kids (2)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 4, 2010

Another dosage of great accounts of the supernatural that gives you a break and also helps you to ponder deeper on mysteries not visible to everyone yet exists. DO...

Celebrities Ghost Stories 2 & 3

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 26, 2010

Hello, This is your latest dose of Celebrity Ghosts. I hope you enjoy. Tsem Rinpoche   Part 2 Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/v204951726zTfNb27.flv   Part...

Psychic Kids

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 11, 2010

Dear Everyone, Since I was very young I’ve had a huge interest in the paranormal, Tibet, magic, mysteries, bigfoot, lochness, Findhorn, UfOs, Nazca lines, spirits, Salem, Easter Island, dowsing,...

Kuchisake Onna

by Vinnie Tan | Sep 9, 2016

Dear friends, From a young age, I have always been intrigued by Kuchisake Onna, the Slit-Mouthed Woman from Japanese folklore. Originally I didn’t know her name or that she...

Legends of Mount Shasta

by Pastor David Lai | Sep 1, 2016

In the language of the Karuk natives, Mt Shasta is known as Úytaahkoo or ‘White Mountain’. It is an active volcano located at the southern tip of the Cascade...

Reincarnation Videos YOU MUST WATCH!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 24, 2015

(28 Nov 2012) Dear friends, I wanted to share this videos with you for the longest time and happy I can do so now. Learn, ponder and enjoy. Reincarnation...

Can you believe in this?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 11, 2014

I have always had an interest in mythology and folklore... about mysterious occurrences or beings that were described in books, or from stories shared by our family and friends...

Are angels ancient aliens??

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

Many of us believe in angels. 70% of Americans, believe in the existence of angels… 55% of Americans believe in guardian angels. It is said that every day, one...

Ancient Aliens: The Return

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

“The Return” is the last episode of Season 1 of the Ancient Aliens series. In the 20th century there was evidence that we were still being visited by alien...

Ancient Aliens: The Mission (episode 4)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

If we can make expeditions in search of resources to sustain our culture, wouldn't any other life form who needs resources to survive do the exact same thing by...

Ancient Aliens: The Evidence (Episode 2)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

Hard evidence is presented that makes the possibility of alien existence undeniably real - and yet some people would still rather not accept it. It may go against our...

Ancient Aliens: The Visitors (Episode 3)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

It is written in the Old Testament: 'The God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness". Who is "Us" and "Our"? In the Quran,...

Do Aliens exist?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

Mysteries about ancient aliens that brought civilization to earth, be it via direct manipulation of evolution or introduction of new technologies, have always amazed a large number of people....

Ancient Aliens: Closer Encounters

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

This episode of “Ancient Aliens – Closer Encounters” takes an interesting look at historical evidence of close encounters with Aliens and the changing references to them. The beginning of...

10 Creepy Mysteries You Haven’t Heard Of

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 21, 2011

Mysteries are always interesting to read about. Not only does it make our day a little less mundane, but it also help us to open our mind and contemplate...

Legends of Mount Shasta

by Pastor David Lai | Sep 1, 2016

In the language of the Karuk natives, Mt Shasta is known as Úytaahkoo or ‘White Mountain’. It is an active volcano located at the southern tip of the Cascade...

Reincarnation Videos YOU MUST WATCH!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 24, 2015

(28 Nov 2012) Dear friends, I wanted to share this videos with you for the longest time and happy I can do so now. Learn, ponder and enjoy. Reincarnation...

Nazca Lines – Another Sign of Paranormal Activity?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 4, 2011

Have you ever wondered how the Nazca Lines are made? Are they man made or is there something else behind its creation that we might not know of...

SUPERMOON

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 11, 2011

On March 19th… You may be surprised by what you will see or have seen… For the first time in 18 years, the moon will swing around Earth very...

Just What Are Sailing Stones?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Mar 6, 2011

Look at these pictures and let your imagination try to figure out how this came to pass. Stones in the middle of nowhere that leave trails behind them, yet...

Psychic Kids (4)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 31, 2010

Another episode of Psychic Kids I thought my friends would enjoy. Notice how the senior psychics train up the younger ones. Reminds me of the Monastery where senior monks...

Kid Painter is Mini Monet

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 22, 2010

Kid geniuses are people who were good in something in another life and they from a young age without or with very little training can do something beyond your belief system...

Celebrities Ghost Stories (4) and Psychic Kids (2)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 4, 2010

Another dosage of great accounts of the supernatural that gives you a break and also helps you to ponder deeper on mysteries not visible to everyone yet exists. DO...

Psychic Kids

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 11, 2010

Dear Everyone, Since I was very young I’ve had a huge interest in the paranormal, Tibet, magic, mysteries, bigfoot, lochness, Findhorn, UfOs, Nazca lines, spirits, Salem, Easter Island, dowsing,...

Ancient Chinese Earthquake Detector

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 13, 2016

I have always been interested in ancient civilisations such as China, Egypt and Mesopotamia as they reflect the sophistication and advancements of the people at that time. Although people...

Sleep Paralysis – Medical or Paranormal?

by Vinnie Tan | Sep 16, 2016

Sleep paralysis or more commonly known in Chinese as ‘鬼压床’ is one of the most common paranormal encounters. Hence, most people would have experienced some form of sleep paralysis...

Legends of Mount Shasta

by Pastor David Lai | Sep 1, 2016

In the language of the Karuk natives, Mt Shasta is known as Úytaahkoo or ‘White Mountain’. It is an active volcano located at the southern tip of the Cascade...

China builds world’s largest radio telescope to hunt for aliens

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 5, 2016

Dear friends around the world, It is interesting that China is looking for extraterrestrial communications. China is really catching up on all fields of interest. Take a read. Tsem...

Einstein on Buddhism

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 9, 2015

Dear friends around the world, I came across this interesting article recently and thought that it’d be nice to share it on my blog. People would often pick science...

Initial DNA analysis of Paracas elongated skull released

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 24, 2014

Initial DNA analysis of Paracas elongated skull released – with incredible results 5 February, 2014 – 13:47 by April Holloway   An elongated skull found in Paracas   Paracas...

Guess what was found!!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 18, 2012

I have interests in many subjects. I just don’t have enough time in the day to get deeper into many of the subjects that captures my mind. One of...

Top 10 Space Mysteries

by Tsem Rinpoche | Mar 9, 2011

In something as big as the universe, there are bound to be unexplainable phenomena... and things we truly can’t grasp. The universe shows us how small we really are...

Resurrecting Mammoths

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 17, 2011

Researchers aim to resurrect mammoth in five years Japanese researchers will launch a project this year to resurrect the long-extinct mammoth by using cloning technology to bring the ancient...

A Planet discovered that could have life…..

by Tsem Rinpoche | Sep 30, 2010

Imagine there are 40 BILLION planets out there that can support life in our universe… Wow… There has to be other life forms. The mathematical chances is beyond doubt...

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Time Travel

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 25, 2010

Watch enlightening documentaries online! Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Time Travel (2010).The promise of time travel has long been one of the worlds favorite scientific what-ifs? Hawking...

Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking – The Story Of Everything

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 25, 2010

Watch enlightening documentaries online! Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking – The Story Of Everything (2010) In two mind-blowing hours, Hawking reveals the wonders of the cosmos to a...

A Statue that came with Something Else

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 27, 2012

When we toy with the supernatural, we can expect the resultant effect coming back to us. Whether it is a good or bad effect depends on our motivation, and...

Paranormal Experiences Occur Everywhere – Part 2!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 8, 2012

In the late 80’s, I was a university student in Essex, England. I was living in a student hostel at the university ground. The hostel was a high-rise building...

Paranormal Experiences Occur Everywhere – Part 1!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 3, 2012

I like Steven Wong's stories very much as it shows that spirits and unseen beings are actually not restricted to specific areas like cemeteries or abandoned houses. Instead, they...

Bukit Antarabangsa Hauntings

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 2, 2012

Remember the Bukit Antarabangsa Landslide in 2008? What about the Highland Towers apartment building which collapsed in 1993? I am sure that you know many died during those two...

The Shadow On My Bed

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 18, 2012

More and more people are sharing their paranormal experiences with us, and I thank Mr. Michael Moore for sharing with us a very kind and sincere story... can you...

A Relieving Experience

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 17, 2012

Some people encounter with spirits directly and have disturbing experiences with the unseen whilst there are others who experience it very differently, where they feel that the incident has...

A swirl at the foot of my bed

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 24, 2011

  Perhaps Paranormal: Two night ago in the middle of the night in my hotel room, I woke up and noticed a dark swirling ‘entity’ that was not exactly...

The Lady in Red

by Admin | Sep 5, 2011

The two men disappeared into the woods and came out on the other side. They walked very fast without saying a word to one another. Finally, they stopped at...

Jean Ai

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 12, 2012

Thailand is known for their terrifying horror movies and you know what people say...where there is smoke, there is fire so when Jean Ai went to Bangkok to work...

JP Revisited

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 21, 2012

Whilst the Chinese have practised ancestral worship for centuries, for most people a visit to the graves of their forefathers stops there. A few offerings and some flowers, and...

David Lai

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 13, 2012

Quiet and unassuming, on first appearance David Lai does not come across as a person who has paranormal experiences. As they say however, looks can be deceiving...

JP

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 7, 2012

Facing college life in a new city, JP Thong had no idea what awaited him when he moved thousands of miles away from home to New York, where he...

Till I See Blood

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 2, 2012

After sleepless nights in Bangkok, Angel finally fell asleep, only to find herself struggling for her breath as she was rudely awakened by an unseen stranger. Feeling pressed down...

CJ

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 18, 2012

Many of us have heard that some people have the ability to see the dead and many of us have heard of the movie 'The Sixth Sense'. For 16...

Edward

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 10, 2012

There are many children around the world who tell their parents that they see dark figures. Most of the time, their parents would brush them off and tell them...

Snake Spirit

by Tsem Rinpoche | Dec 13, 2011

This week, I share with you a story that relates to the time when I was residing in southern Thailand. I stayed there for about a month to do...

Burmese Temple & Floating Heads

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 17, 2011

In this episode, we have exclusive rights to film at one of the most exotic locations in Malaysia at night: The Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple. Founded on 1st August...

Red Face

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 1, 2011

This week, I share with all of you 2 paranormal stories. The first relates to the filming location: Shih Chung Branch School. Around 1885, the very first 5-storey bungalow in Penang...

Banging Pots

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 17, 2011

It was quite a busy period, thinking back to 15 years in Singapore, as a lot of people would come to see me for discussions… usually, these were relating...

The Hand

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 11, 2011

In early 90s, I shared a room with a monk in a house in Gadoh. At night, I would do my studies or do my readings usually while sitting...

Legends of Mount Shasta

by Pastor David Lai | Sep 1, 2016

In the language of the Karuk natives, Mt Shasta is known as Úytaahkoo or ‘White Mountain’. It is an active volcano located at the southern tip of the Cascade...

They are Everywhere

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 14, 2011

Whether we believe in aliens or not, it is undeniable that the thought of other beings existing in places unknown to mankind yet is interesting...

Foreign Visitor in the Amazon!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 14, 2011

Alien enthusiasts are always eager to find the latest alien discovery or encounters. Over the years, hundreds of media releases turn out to be hoaxes… It’s difficult to figure...

Spotted in a Sandstorm

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 21, 2011

I received an interesting email from Philip Yong, which shows some live CNN footage of a sandstorm also known as a “Haboob”. What’s interesting to note about this live...

A HUGE Collection of UFO Photographs from 1870 to 2011

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

  I was sent an email with a link to one of the most interesting websites on UFOs: UFOCasebook.com! This website contains A LOT of information in the form...

Top 10 Space Mysteries

by Tsem Rinpoche | Mar 9, 2011

In something as big as the universe, there are bound to be unexplainable phenomena... and things we truly can’t grasp. The universe shows us how small we really are...

Astronauts & Military Men Speak

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 16, 2011

There are 2 videos below that are of UFOs. These are probably 2 of the most convincing videos on UFOs so far. This is mostly because the presenters are...

They’re Sighted Everywhere

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 31, 2011

This YouTube video was forwarded to me by Shirley Tan. It is of a UFO sighting on the 18th of January in Moscow, Russia. The video was taken from...

Second UFO sighting baffles China & Malaysia

by Tsem Rinpoche | Sep 24, 2010

Another unidentified flying object (UFO) has been spotted hovering over a part in southwestern China’s Chongqing province after a similar sighting last week caused massive flight delays at a...

More UFO videos from China!!! Very Convincing!!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 29, 2010

You have to watch these neat videos. They are very convincing. I copy and pasted the information below just so you have more to go on and understand. Enjoy...

Unsolved Mysteries – UFO’s & Me…

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 14, 2010

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...

Reincarnation Videos YOU MUST WATCH!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 24, 2015

(28 Nov 2012) Dear friends, I wanted to share this videos with you for the longest time and happy I can do so now. Learn, ponder and enjoy. Reincarnation...

Pastor Chia on Wah Lai Toi!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Dec 29, 2012

Pastor Chia, a long time student of mine appeared on TV recently. He was interviewed by a Paranormal Program on Astro Wah Lai Toi. It is so exciting to...

Inhuman Entity caught on film

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 30, 2012

See this episode. It is very good. Very interesting! Look at 5:01 and see an inhuman entity caught on film. Very interesting how these beings can be caught on...

Bigfoot Proven?? Must Watch!!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 22, 2012

American Paranormal is a one year old series on the National Geographic channel. They kicked-off their new series in 2010 with a documentary on Bigfoot!! This documentary uses thorough...

The Mysterious Monsters – narrated by Peter Graves

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 22, 2012

Dear Everyone, Another favorite video of mine narrated by Peter Graves. He does a good job as he seems convinced in what he is narrating. I wish I can...

Foreign Visitor in the Amazon!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 14, 2011

Alien enthusiasts are always eager to find the latest alien discovery or encounters. Over the years, hundreds of media releases turn out to be hoaxes… It’s difficult to figure...

Ancient Aliens – Season 1 to Season 3

by Tsem Rinpoche | Sep 16, 2011

Ancient Aliens is a series that launched their first episode on 20 April 2010. The series proposes various evidence around the theory that sometime within the existence of human civilization,...

League of Gentlemen visit ‘haunted’ Gloucestershire pub

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 21, 2011

Below is an article that my student, Shirley Tan, sent me. It is about a popular group of British comedians who decided to brave potential scares in a haunted...

Who are the Freemasons?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

The Freemasons are known to be very secretive and according to some people, almost cult-like. Cult is a very subjective word of course. Although I do not know much....

Are angels ancient aliens??

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

Many of us believe in angels. 70% of Americans, believe in the existence of angels… 55% of Americans believe in guardian angels. It is said that every day, one...

Ancient Aliens: The Return

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

“The Return” is the last episode of Season 1 of the Ancient Aliens series. In the 20th century there was evidence that we were still being visited by alien...

Ancient Aliens: The Mission (episode 4)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

If we can make expeditions in search of resources to sustain our culture, wouldn't any other life form who needs resources to survive do the exact same thing by...

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