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My adventures in Sabah are kept alive in Kota Belud – a place where the natives are firm believers of paganism and the practice of dark magic since hundreds of years ago. According to the locals, the remote areas of this town were once infested by a type of spine-chilling creature known as the Balan-balan, and its very presence has lingered on to this very day.

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Finding out more about Balan-balans

To better understand the origin of the notorious Balan-balan, I sought help from various individuals who have had first-hand experience on this subject. These insights collectively helped me in mentally preparing myself before I attended a ritual that would result in my very first encounter with a Balan-balan.

Generally, a Balan-balan is believed to be a product of dark magic that is brought to life through a continuous recitation of mantras. Others claim that it is a genetic disease, where the abilities of a Balan-balan are passed down through the generations. This entity sustains its life by feeding on the blood of women who have just given birth, new born babies and corpses, and this in turn gives it power, beauty, and even immortality. There are two distinctive types of Balan-balan – one which possesses the ability to detach its head from its body and fly with hanging entrails; while the other manifests itself in the form of a human being.

Through the interviews conducted, I came to learn that the locals have a mixed reception towards the Balan-balan – some believe that it is a bad omen while others regard it as a blessing as it can offer help in times of need.

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Interview with a former Balan-balan

It perplexed me as to why anyone would want to transform themselves into beings that feed on blood and bodies. This prompted me to get to know two women who were once Balan-balans in order to learn more about their experiences and the purpose of their transformation. Both the women I interviewed had very different stories to share.

According to the first woman, her transformation arose through an unexpected encounter with the Balan-balan and this eventually turned her into a living monster at nightfall, where she hunted for dead bodies to feed on. However, the story shared by the other woman gave me a new perspective on the matter. She said her abilities were passed down to her by her family, and she considered it a gift as it gave her the power to help her family when they were in need; she once located her younger brother who went missing for days at sea – even when the rescue team had failed to do so.

After accumulating sufficient knowledge on the subject matter, I made the bold decision to see a Balan-balan for myself. With the help of a shaman, we called for its appearance in the middle of a dark, silent night. The unorthodox process involved chanting and the burning of chicken feathers. According to the shaman, a Balan-balan takes on a few forms – sounds, shadows, animals or like fireflies. During the ritual, my crew and I could clearly hear numerous loud thumps, and despite not being able to see the entity, we definitely felt its eerie presence around us.

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Summoning the Balan-balan

Through research, I have come to understand that the Balan-balan has always been believed to have existed throughout Southeast Asia from centuries ago to this very day. The stories surrounding it, however, are constantly evolving according to time and region. The existence of the Balan-balan may be genuine, but getting to know its true form and purpose can be a tricky task which we may never come to fully understand.

 

Noteworthy Highlights

  • A cleansing ritual using lime water, tobacco water and water from a young coconut can be performed to expel the entity from the body.
  • A loud laugh indicates that a Balan-balan is far away, while a faint laugh indicates that it is close by.

 

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  1. Jace Chong on Apr 27, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    Thanks for sharing Likim!

    Fortunately I was part of the production team and we were there in Kota Belud for a week to gather more information before the shoot. I remember something very weird happened which our car tyres punctured twice (on different tyre) at the same area. Both times happened when we left the village of the Shaman who can summon the Balan Balan.

    Our instinct told us that something wanted to show their presence or tell us that they are there. The shoot went smooth, we witness something but as usual the cameras and devices couldn’t capture. However like what Likim says, the shoot covered some stories that able to let audience understand more on this topic, which for us is very fulfilling.

    This article reminds me our exciting explorations in Sabah, the team experienced a lot of creepy moments together and brought back a lot of precious footages. May all these efforts educate more people on the paranormal zones.

    Thank you.

  2. Fong on Apr 24, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    This reminds me of the stories we hear as a child in the backwater of the northern states of Malaysia. We tend to stay home and not have any laundry hanging out after dark. The story goes that if we leave them out and if the entity’s entrails brushes against it and leaves even a speck of blood, it will follow the owner of the clothes.

    The difference, is that the entity that we heard about could be seen as 2 green orbs, which were supposed to be the light from the eyes, flying through the dark night. Well, I wouldn’t wish to see any green flying orbs at night, thank you.

    But, the moral of the story is that there are similar stories being told but we were not familiar with the whole story. The fear is actually that we were not familiar. As, we were scared of an owl that was kept by one of our neighbours back then. The fact that the owl was active at night and could, well, seem to rotate its head was creepy due to our ignorance.

    That was very brave of the paranormal team to actively look into the matter. But, as Li Kim said, she did her research and educated herself. so that she knew what she was getting into. That was interesting and brought back memories. Thank you.

  3. pammie yap on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    Am not familiar with local entities or black magic. I only know one thing, they always cause harm instead of good. The scary part is where the Balan Balan feed on blood of women who have just given birth but I am sure there are ways to prevent them.

    Kudos to the paranormal crew for always braving whatever that goes their way, no matter scary or not.But I am sure during some of the shoots, there are personal experiences. Perhaps at the end of each episode, you can put some short interviews from the crew members (if any). That would be interesting.

    Cant wait to see the new season of Paranormal! Keep up the great work in bringing more exciting information to us!

  4. Mingwen on Apr 20, 2017 at 7:28 am

    Li Kim! That’s all? Please tell us more about Balan Balan! =D

  5. Sofi on Apr 18, 2017 at 12:46 am

    Wow, the Balan-balan is scary. I am amazed by Li Kim and film crew’s courage to go through the summoning ritual. I read about the Balan-balan in a paranormal story set in Philippines when I was in my early teens. Exact same description except that the head of the Balan-balan can only fly as far as the intestine can stretch and the head don’t venture far as they fear the destruction of their bodies. It is interesting that it can also be hereditary and that Li Kim actually spoke to two ladies who were once Balan-balan. I wonder how did the one who inherited this disease stopped becoming one. In this world there are still so many undiscovered or documented mysteries and this blog really shares such fascinating stories, increasing our knowledge in the strange and beyond.

  6. Stella Cheang on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    This is my first time learning about the name Balan-balan, though it bears some similarity to other dark creatures from this part of the world, like Penanggalan. It is rather disturbing to note that Balan-Balan actually consume blood of women who have just given birth, new born babies and corpses. In my mind, any creatures who feed on blood of a living being to gain abulity and strength is vile in nature.

    Yet, in the case of the Balan-Balan, there is another side of the story, which is the passing down of ability genetically. This is far more interesting than the blood thirsty dark creature. I wonder how they control the ability to ensure it is only within the bloodline. Thank you, Li Kim, for this article.

  7. Lew on Apr 16, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    @LiKim, this is indeed very creepy at the same time interesting. When can we watch the video or at least hear the sound that you all heard?

    Another interesting mention in the article is the practice of paganism still exist in this part of the world. I have always thought that paganism only exist in Europe or America, and didn’t expect it to be in our “backyard” Sabah. 🙂 But having said that, there are always a lot of mystical events in Sabah and Sarawak.

  8. Sharon Ong on Apr 16, 2017 at 10:05 pm

    In some parts of Malaysia, the Balan-balan is known as Penanggalan or Polong. It feeds on the blood of a woman during delivery. I read that during the days where home births were common, the midwife or family of the pregnant lady will place sharp thorny plants under their houses to prevent the penanggalan from visiting. It is believed that the sharp throny plants will trap the penanggalan’s entrails either killing it or trapped for the bomoh to subdue it.

    Would love to watch this episode. Thank you for sharing this, Li Kim.

  9. wan wai meng on Apr 16, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    I wonder what is the criterion that one is considered a balan-balan, but to these are the stuff of nightmares are made of.

    I think the black magic allows a person to appear in such a form to partake in the blood of others.

  10. Echeah on Apr 16, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    Li Kim and crew are really brave and compassionate too, to venture into many strange and sometimes eerie places to bring us many interesting stories. The paranormal sparks interest in many people but not many will dare to encounter such beings intentionally. It’s the fear of the unknown and fear of being harmed. Horror movies perpetuate the fear!

    May Li Kim and crew always be protected by the Three Jewels and may those unfortunate beings they encounter during the course of their work have the opportunity to be blessed.

  11. CindyH on Apr 16, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    The first time I ever heard of a Balan- Balan (or Penanggalan or Hantu Penanggal as it is also known in Peninsular Malaysia) was when my Sabahan classmate told us about her relative’s close encounter with one. Hearing that tale, I remembered it as akin to a cross between a female vampire and banshee that appears at birth instead of death. That is because such creatures are said to feed off human blood and has a strong preference for the blood of a newborn infant, the blood of woman who recently gave birth or the placenta.

    Another interesting point that comes to mind was the classification of Balan-Balan or Hantu Penanggal. According to the bomoh who was roped in to help my friend’s relative, such creature cannot be readily classified as a classical “undead being” since the “invocation” or “possession” is kind of temporary and done by way of active use of black magic or supernatural means. It was also revealed that scattering thorny Mengkuang leaves and looping them around the windows of the house can help protect against such creatures as it would either trap or injure the exposed lungs, stomach and intestines of the Penanggal as it flies in search of its prey. Prickly fruits and leaves like pineapple or aloe vera would also do the trick. For added protection, pregnant women are advised to have scissors or betel nut cutters within reach or under the pillow as apparently, such creatures are deathly afraid of such items.

    Whilst it is good to know of options to defend oneself against such creatures, personally, I am very grateful to be under the care of my protector, Dorje Shugden and regardless can rest easier under His protection.

  12. Datuk May on Apr 15, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    There are a lot of belief systems out in the world that are difficult to comprehend and also as to whether they are real or not. However, personally I would not like to encounter all these forms of existence.

    What is interesting in the Balan Balan research by LiKim is that they exist as normal beings and transform when the night falls and then they seek blood from women who just gave birth, newborns or corpses. My question is are the Balan Balan spirits who possess these human beings and then act out their desires and then leave the beings to be their normal self again.

    During filming, although Likim and her crew felt the presence of Balan Balan yet there was no visible form. So can it be concluded that Balan Balan are spirits who posses the human form and then leave. Or are the human beings, in this instances, the 2 ladies mentioned are both a balan balan and a normal being.

    There is so much that cannot be answered and I am happy that under any circumstances I have my protector, Dorje Shugden who will protect me as He did for Likim and her crew.

  13. Samfoonheei on Apr 15, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    Sound interesting……have not heard of it before. Kota Belud – a place where the natives are of many different tribes and they do practice of dark magic since many years ago.,The story of Balan-Balan began to fade, as the original inhabitants of the village has passed away. Many mysteries that play on their minds, for fear of being attacked Balan-Balan.Recording to some its seem that Balan balan able to separate the head from the body and they are able to fly alongside the spilled intestines. Stories like a woman to help her maintain her beauty, kill enemies, There is also believed to suck blood from woman after childbirth .Some said that its a hereditary disease,So whatever it is no body know the exact.
    Balan-balan has always been believed to have existed ,centuries ago to this very day. but the true is no body dared say they did see it before.
    Thank you Phng Li Kim for sharing this interesting article. Li Kim you did a good research on it .

  14. Vivian Ong on Apr 15, 2017 at 12:18 am

    Wow! This is really my first time hearing about this Balan-balan. It is interesting to know that there are such thing that exist. Whether it harms or assist a person a another different story altogether. I guess it is better to believe in the right and correct path that can really helps us long term rather than going for the fast and short term solution. which may harm ourselves.

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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 Paracas is a desert peninsula located within the Pisco...

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 By Agence France-Presse | Updated: 1/17/2011 Japanese researchers will launch a project this year to resurrect the long-extinct mammoth by using...

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...

The Balan-Balan

by Phng Li Kim | Apr 14, 2017

My adventures in Sabah are kept alive in Kota Belud – a place where the natives are firm believers of paganism and the practice of dark magic since hundreds...

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...

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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