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The Power of Sak Yant
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For this episode, I flew to Bangkok to discover the mystery behind the Sak Yant (spiritual tattoo). My mission was to learn more about the purpose of the sak yant and the spiritual power it offers its bearer.

I first met with Ajarn Noo Kampai, a prominent sak yant master who shot to fame for giving Angelina Jolie her first sak yant. He told me that the tradition of sak yant has existed for more than 100 years. Initially, it was tattooed on Thai warriors during the war as a form of protection and also to intimidate enemies. Today, however, the purpose of sak yant has changed. People get sak yants for their well-being, wealth, health and to help themselves become better individuals.

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Ajarn Noo giving one of his students a sak yant

Ajarn Noo explained that sak yants are not limited to just a specific group of people; people from all walks of life can get one regardless if they are good or bad. However, what is important is that once a person has a sak yant tattooed on his body, he has to turn over a new leaf for the better. If he does not, the blessings and powers of the sak yant will cease to exist.

Ajarn Noo added that the powerful blessings of the sak yant are a manifestation of his practice based on his faith, and it is his blessings that give his students the power. In order for the power to remain with the students, they have to respect the Buddha, their parents and be a good person.

I observed that many of Ajarn Noo’s students turned up on his Guru Day celebrations to pay their respects to him, to ‘recharge’ their tattoos and receive more blessings. Some of them even went into a “trance” state, which purifies the sins that they have committed after receiving their sak yants. I also learned that each sak yant master has his own design which he uniquely enhances with his own power.

Next on my journey, I visited Ajarn Matt, from France, who is building his own sak yant museum to preserve the evolving tradition of these ancient spiritual tattoos. Ajarn Matt’s fascination with the tradition began many years ago when he read an article about the sak yant in a French magazine. The article inspired him deeply and he travelled to Bangkok soon after to receive his first sak yant.

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Ajar Matt explained that most people who receive sak yants are in need of something

Ajarn Matt told me that most people who receive sak yants are in need of something – friendship, love, money, self-confidence, power and so on. Ajarn Matt also told me that people would sometimes get sak yants with images of animals in order to gain the energy and positive traits of that particular animal — for example, a person who gets a tiger sak yant would be seeking self-confidence, respect and authority.

He added that by tradition, the master chooses the sak yant for the student. However, these days many students already know what they want and so the masters will just discuss and advise on the advantages and disadvantages of a particular sak yant with them. According to Ajarn Matt, the pain that the student experiences when receiving his sak yant is part of the spiritual journey as it teaches patience and forbearance.

I later discovered that Ajarn Matt’s wife – Ajarn Rung – is also a sak yant master after being influenced by her husband. She told me that she initially didn’t know much about sak yants but after accompanying Ajarn Matt to meet many masters, she became more interested in it and the benefit it can bring to people.

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Wat Bang Phra, located about 50 kilometres to the west of Bangkok, is famous for its protection tattoos

On the next leg of my journey, I visited Wat Bang Phra, a temple famous for its protection tattoos, located about 50 kilometres to the west of Bangkok. Here, the body of the late Luong Phor Pern, a prominent sak yant master, is preserved. Luong Phor Pern was famous for reintroducing sak yant through his leaping tiger tattoo and the gao yord (nine spires that are tattooed at the nape of the neck).

Luong Phor Pern, the prominent sak yant master

Luong Phor Pern, the prominent sak yant master

Here, I met with Khun Pathun, who was Luong Phor Pern’s assistant for 40 years. He told me that Luong Phor Pern’s remains are still in good condition because of the power of his spiritual practice, his faith in the Buddha and because he was a kind and compassionate man.

I also spoke to another sak yant master, Ajarn Thoy, who told me that sak yant can also be a form of consolation and support for people when things go wrong in their lives. He went on to say that the power of the sak yant will only remain if the student remains true to their vows. Firstly, the student has to be loyal and obey his parents, and he has to respect his masters and his master’s masters.

Abiding by these rules is crucial for the sak yant to be effective. Ajarn Thoy added that when the students believe in him and his prayers, they will be “activated” to receive a universal energy that allows them to go into a state of trance.

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A student of Ajarn Thoy goes into a state of trance to receive the universal energy and ‘recharge’ his sak yant

From speaking to these sak yant masters, I came to realise that the power of this spiritual tattoo arises from one’s faith in his master, a belief in divine forces and also from keeping the vows of being a good person. However, there are still those who believe that the power of the sak yant only comes from the master and the power of his lineage.

I used to wonder why people would want to go through so much pain to receive a sak yant but now I understand more – every sak yant has a meaning and every sak yant has a relationship with the master. A sak yant represents vows and commitments, blessings, kindness and love. It is a spiritual method to help someone become a better person.

 

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  1. Wai Meng Wan on Jan 19, 2018 at 1:00 am

    This is a very interesting article, and it reminds of the guru and student relationships in Tibetan Buddhism. We relied so much on the Guru for teachings and the dharma, it is wise of us to give total and utter respect to our teachers. Also reminds me of the imagery of Setrap, Setrap’s horse there is a knot within the length of the tail, and that represents vows. Setrap will not help us to do more negative actions.

  2. Jacinta on Jan 16, 2018 at 7:54 am

    Little did I know that every yant has meaning and the power that comes with it. There’s one thing that is good about Sak Yant is teaching the disciples to be good, to honour their parents and the lineage gurus and that’s more than enough to make them a better person, although I’m not fully convinced on how this will bring them to Buddhahood as Buddhism is more than that. Every faith has their own practices and the best I can do is to respect.

    Thank you Li Kim for bringing this topic up here in the blog.

  3. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on Jan 13, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    Interesting to know about the spiritual tattoo, Sat Yank from Thailand which can bring blessing and protection to the students with the condition of the students have to respect Buddha, their parents, become good person and hold on to their vows sincerely. This is another method to guide the lay practitioners and students to be spiritually motivated and be mindful with their body, speech and mind in order not to commit negativity or else, the spiritual tattoo will not work on them. There are many kinds of spiritual practices in this world but all of them have a common purpose that is to guide their practitioners and students to become better persons and bring benefits to others with kindness, patience, compassion and selflessness. May religious freedom will prevail forever.

    Humbly with folded hands,
    kin hoe

  4. Pastor Albert on Jan 11, 2018 at 8:02 am

    I don’t think this is somewhat related to Buddhism, because Buddhism is not hurting our body to become a better person, it is the Buddha’s teaching that we learn to transform our mind to be a better person, this is more like Thai’s cultural practice just like every other culture like Taoism, etc. But what I like about this is it emphasize about following guru instructions, to be good to our parents, to the people around us, to do good and not to harm, in Taoism is also the same, although most of it work based on working towards fulfilling our wishes like wanting a better life, career, relationship, strike lottery, etc, at least they are all teaching us to be a good person.

    I look bit scary in this video when seeing the people taking trance (don’t know they are taking trance of what entity), but well, I can’t say much as I don’t know their culture, but at least I respect what they are emphasizing of. It is always great and beneficial to learn something new from different country and different culture, at least now I know more about what is this Tattooing about as I have been wondering since I heard about it many years ago and seen all these tattooing, initially I thought it is only about just giving blessing, but it is something more than that.

  5. Pastor Chia on Jan 11, 2018 at 7:59 am

    SaK Yank is not base from Buddhism belieave, however seeing this tradition at Thailand has popular using spiritual tatoo to gain protection, wealth and luck over hundred ago. I understand mantra has their own power, when tatoo it on human body, it can bless the person body for protection. It quit similar like taoism drawing the talesment on paper and wear it to get blessing.

    Is interesting how the monk and lay master using Sak Yank to tatoo it to bless people. When people request for tatoo must have faith and holding some kind of vow, plus must have revotion toward to their master. Then the spiritual tatoo will enhant the power for the power of mantra to get protection and wealth.

  6. Julia Tan on Jan 11, 2018 at 3:10 am

    Sak Yant is only about 100 years history. Hence it is not from the Buddha himself yet it is practiced widely in Thailand. People who have Sak Yant gained their power or wishes only if they are a good person. The student and guru relationship is extremely important as the blessings and power of Sak Yant must come from the guru. It reminded me of Dorje Shugden practice which is always being introduced by the holy masters and gurus to the students to help them with their dharma journey to be smooth. Dorje Shugden always instructed by the guru to take care for his students. students have to have strong guru devotion and clean samaya in order to have full blessings.

    Thailand is a blessed country where her people have religious practice. They can choose their faith and believe.

  7. Andrea Lai on Jan 11, 2018 at 12:34 am

    Recall back, my first impression when I saw a Sak Yant tattoo on my friend’s relative was related to gangsterism. Little knowledge I know about this traditional spiritual tattoo then. What I understand after reading Sak Yant is one of good practice for self improvement like to be a good person, an obedient child to parents, kindness, tolerance, respect to others which I think what make Thailand a wonderful place is the people attitude of showing respect and humbleness.
    Thank you Li Kim for sharing this informative article.

  8. June Kang on Jan 10, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    in one hand, sak yant is good that the person need to hold vows which is helping the person to be a better person. At the other hand is why need to go through all the pain to become a better person, just because of the power provided by the sak yant. However how can a man already has his habit such like always not respect the parent can be changed so fast. And therefore after the sak yant they may immediately break the vows and was that mean the sak yant bring no more power to them after gone through so much pain.

  9. Pastor Henry Ooi on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:44 pm

    The Thais are generally religious people of the Buddhist faith, and the Thais have old cultures and traditions that are still alive today. I respect not only the Thais but everyone’s religious and spiritual faith. I would not and should not judge it good or bad of other religions because I do not understand them. Each person has the right to their religious and spiritual practice, no other person or government has to say so otherwise. All religions teach loving kindness, compassion, forgiveness, tolerance, patience, generosity, integrity among other good practices. If humans can practice these virtues then this world would be a much better place to live in.

  10. nicholas on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:35 pm

    It’s interesting to know about this spiritual tattoo tradition. Every place will have their own unique tradition in their spirituality. In this case in order for the tattoo to be effective one should hold their commitment such as vows, have strong faith in their master, be respectful to their parents and etc. From this article we can see most people are seeking for mundane help which is quite common but what most important is how one would be able to transform their mind for better and ultimately achieve liberation from suffering. Not sure how spiritual tattoo able to lead one into that path but one should able to examine themselves for any positive changes especially becoming more compassionate.

    Thanks a lot to Li Kim for this interesting article and video for exploring another type of unique spiritual tradition.

  11. pammie yap on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:04 pm

    Even if given the chance to do a sak yant, I don’t think I will do it. I just think that tattooing some holy images and words on the body is not appropriate. What I find fascinating is when they take trance of the images that they tattooed to get the blessings. Most of those sak yants are connected to nature, wouldn’t it also mean practicing shamanism?
    But the advantage is that they keep the vows although I also believe that they can do those without the tattoos. In Buddhism, we are taught those ‘vows’ so that we can be a better person.

  12. Anne Ong on Jan 4, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    I have always heard the Thais have unusual practices, but never expected something like this extraordinary. Thank you Li Kim for sharing this interesting topic.

  13. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Jan 4, 2018 at 7:58 pm

    Sak Yant , as a spiritual tattoo, appears to be ‘peculiar’ to Thailand. The tattoo is imbued with the spiritual power of protection and blessings that stem from the fact that this tattoo is carved on a student by his spiritual master, who is normally a Buddhist monk(an Ajarn). With the blessings coming from a monk , a sangha, who holds his monk vows steadfastly, the spiritual protection is thus undeniably powerful. This coupled with the fact that the person with the tattoo has to be loyal and devoted to his Master, keep his commitments , as well as spiritually turn over a new leaf elevates the sak yant to a transcendental spiritual experience. It’s like you are taking a spiritual journey to be a better and kinder person with your Master (the one who carves you the tattoo on you) as your guide.

  14. Stella Cheang on Jan 2, 2018 at 10:53 am

    This is a really interesting write up because it is amazing to bring an ancient art, Sak Yant and Buddhist spirituality together. In order to receive the benefit of Sak Yant, the bearer must be committed to the vows that come with the Sak Yant. Thank you for this sharing.

  15. Samfoonheei on Dec 31, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    Wow …..something new to me. Before I read this interesting article I knew very little about this traditional Sak Yant .To me its all about tattoos but did not know there is every meaning behind it, a story, or moment in time attached to them. Incredible it seem that Sak Yant tattoos have been around for over 2000 years and is done by a Buddhist monk or ajarn with a metal rod. The Yant tattoos have developed over the centuries under the influence of several different religious. Interesting…… I have seem people with all these tattoos before just wondering why do they go through so much pain to have it done.
    Now I know ,so they have their reasons to do it as it represents vows and commitments, blessings, kindness and love. It is a spiritual method to help someone become a better person.
    Thank you Phng Li Kim for sharing this interesting article which I do enjoyed reading and watching the video too.

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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

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

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...

The Mysterious Bermuda Triangle

by Cindy Hew | Jul 17, 2017

Mind boggling disappearances of ships and aircrafts – this is what immediately comes to mind at the mere mention of the Bermuda Triangle. Its reputation is so notorious that...

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

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

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 Paranormal Zone: Ghost Marriages

by Phng Li Kim | Aug 5, 2017

For this episode, I travelled to Taiwan to visit a temple dedicated to unmarried women who had passed on. I could not understand why a temple needed to be...

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...

Flatwoods Monster: Close Encounter of the Third Kind?

by Cindy Hew | Nov 25, 2017

If you were in Flatwoods in Braxton Country, West Virginia around September 1952, chances are you would have been caught up in the hype surrounding the first sighting of...

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...

Lama Jampa Ngodup Wangchuk Rinpoche on Guru Devotion | 向巴恩珠上师(旺秋喇嘛)讲解依师法 | བླ་མ་བྱམས་པ་དངོས་གྲུབ་དབང་ཕྱུག་རིན་བོ་ཆེ་ནས་བཤེས་གཉེན་བསྟེན་ཚུལ་གྱི་སྐོར།

by Tsem Rinpoche | Sep 20, 2017

(中文请往下阅读) Dear friends around the world, The erudite master, teacher, scholar and compassionate spiritual friend Jetsun Jampa Ngodup Wangchuk Rinpoche is one of the greatest teachers in Tibet today. He...

Reincarnation Videos YOU MUST WATCH!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 24, 2015

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

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...

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