Rinpoche saving lives in hospitals

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(by Pastor Loh Seng Piow)

Over the years, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche has been to many hospitals, doing prayers, performing rituals, giving comfort to the sick, and relieving the worries of the families. The ones on the sick bed could be babies… born with defective organs desperately needing operation, young children, adult men and women with all sorts of illnesses, and dying old people.

Rinpoche is clairvoyant to know whether the person on the sick bed is going to survive or not, so the prayers and rituals that Rinpoche performs varies based on that.

For those who still have the karma to live but are facing obstacles, Rinpoche will perform rituals that will clear their obstacles for a smoother operation and treatment, and they always came out healed from the operation theater; while for those whose time in this life is coming to an end, Rinpoche would perform prayers and rituals that would bless their mind to have a swift and good rebirth.

Rinpoche truly emobodies the qualities of a Bodhisattva as in Shantideva’s Dedication Prayer:

“May all who are sick and ill,
Quickly be freed from their ailments.
Whatever diseases there are in the world,
May they never occur again.”













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  1. Wan Wai Meng on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:22 am

    The image of Rinpoche praying and consoling the sick remind of the scenario that Buddha showed care to an ill monk. ~ “He who attends on the sick attends on me,” that was what buddha said.

  2. Li Kheng on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:46 am

    The hospital is a place we all avoid to go because it is a reminder of the nature of samsara…the nature of our existence: illness, old age and death.

    As family members age, I have been visiting the hospital more just to accompany my older relatives on the routine check ups etc. It is not comfortable to see life in its less glorious but very truthful form stare me in the eye. It is humbling and a jolt to make different choices because LIFE IS SHORT. Literally.

    Rinpoche visits hospital because Rinpoche knows that this is where life happens and this is where beings are scared, alone and helpless. We get “up close and personal” with the fragility of ourselves. Rinpoche offers some relief and a lot of hope to those in pain, in fear and vulnerable. And Rinpoche does this quietly and consistently throughout his life. I have personally gone to such visits with Rinpoche and my family has personally benefitted from receiving such visits.

    I learn from Rinpoche that gestures of kindness goes a long way from Rinpoche. I learn from Rinpoche that I too can take action because every act of kindness matters and impacts.

  3. Antoinette Kass on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:05 am

    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for sharing these pictures and information.

    Rinpoche works tirelessly to benefit people. Any time, night or day, Rinpoche will do what ever He can to benefit someone in need.

    How fortunate to be close to such a holy being.

    Thank You Rinpoche for always showing us the best example.

  4. Khoo on Apr 23, 2015 at 2:46 am

    I remember receiving news from senior students who are always with Rinpoche that even late in the midnight, Rinpoche will also be going to hospital to help those in urgent need no matter how tired is Rinpoche. This is the dharma that Rinpoche is teaching us, Dharma in action. Now Rinpoche has trained up a group of pastors who are doing the same in helping others and they are running around the whole Malaysia to help others and applying the Dharma in action that Rinpoche taught us.
    Thank you Rinpoche for showing us what a true Dharma is.

  5. Pastor Gim Lee on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    I know Rinpoche since 2006, on every occasion that I was fortunate enough to attend, such as public Dharma talks or in smaller group teachings, Rinpoche always very caring and will ensure we are comfortable. Rinpoche will generously feed us and gifted us with gifts that he carefully selected.

    Whenever Rinpoche find out someone is not well, he will ensure we are being taken care of. Rinpoche visits sick students or relatives in hospitals whenever he sees the needs. He also attend wakes to console the students and their family.

    Rinpoche’s actions are purely to benefit others. He cares for all including animals. Rinpoche’s compassion is boundless, a true Bodhisattva’s virtue.

  6. Pastor Henry Ooi on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:27 pm

    I had the honour and privilege to be other students who accompanied Rinpoche to some of the visits to hospitals, homes and funeral parlours. Rinpoche not only did pujas but consoled and gave dharma teaching to the next of kins of those who were ill and of those who passed on. For those when Rinpoche was not physically able to go Rinpoche gave advices to students who conducted the pujas and conveyed Rinpoche’s messages. Rinpoche’s compassion has no boundaries.

  7. pammie yap on Apr 22, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for always sharing Rinpoche’s behind the scenes’ stories.

    I have heard and read many stories that no matter how busy or tired Rinpoche is, He would always take time to take care of everyone around Him. Besides blessing the sick, He would bless animals, the healthy, those in need, the poor, anyone!

    As always, Rinpoche always inspire many of us to be just what He taught us. To be kind, caring, loving, compassionate, giving, love and be better.

    Thank you Rinpoche for your ever kind and loving guidance!

  8. Julia Tan on Apr 22, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for this beautiful articles on how our guru saved many people’s lives. My brother was one of them. That was many years back and Rinpoche knewly know me. When Rinpoche heard about my brother was in coma in the hospital, immediately He gave a list of intructions such as pujas, animal liberations, candle offerings and offering Buddha statues to be done for my brother. Lots of black tea and prayers to Protector I did at home for my brother which was instructed by Rinpoche. Rinpoche personally chose the Buddha statues of me and those who received the statues will offered 100,000 long life mantra to my brother. It was very critical as the doctor do not know what happened to my brother. It was amazing one month later my brother walked out from the hospital. I will never forget how this actually happened. Rinpoche constantly care and love us and our loved ones. I am always grateful to have a Guru like Rinpoche and may I never parted from Rinpoche for this life and mane lives to come. We are very fortunate to be near Rinpoche. Rinpoche is a bodhisattva on earth.

  9. Pastor Chia on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    Witness Rinpoche visiting people in hospital many time since I met him 18 years ago. Rinpoche always reminds us don’t forget those are sick,we must take care of them. Rinpoche always there who need his help. Even he can’t be there for hospital visit, he will arrange puja if necessary, making candle offering and he will personal did prayer for the person who was sick.

  10. Pavara Lam on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    Rinpoche is a real lifesaver. Sometimes the situation is really serious, so serious it is that the doctors are helpless. But after Rinpoche comes and does prayers the situation improves. In one case someone had cancer, the cancer had developed so much that there was no cure. It was said that the person had only three more months to live. The person son asked Rinpoche for advice, and the student following what Rinpoche said, did what he was told to do. And in less than three months the cancer cell was gone. The odds of this happening is 1 in 1 million. If Rinpoche had not come to the rescue the the person would not have survived the odds.
    There are many more miracles that Rinpoche does everyday, not just saving lives but also clearing obstacles.

    Rinpoche is the best doctor that i can think of and if you think of it no doctors could equal what he did.

  11. nicholas on Apr 20, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    Those pictures above are the reality of what Rinpoche always do out of his compassion heart. Rinpoche doesn’t just teach through his dharma talk but Rinpoche walk the talk. Rinpoche cares and love for people is very thorough. I’m fortunate enough to witness how Rinpoche shower his cares to the people unconditionally. Rinpoche will plan everything and make sure we execute as plan and this is a very good training for us.

    Rinpoche show us how with dharma we can help people not only benefiting them just for this life but also their next rebirth. Many people have been benefitted from Rinpoche cares and loves be it near or far and those who have left or still around, Rinpoche will always use his skilful means to reach out.

  12. DR on Apr 20, 2015 at 1:19 pm

    Quite often these hospital visits are during early hours. This is because Rinpoche has just so many things to attend to during the day. Although Rinpoche would have been so so tired by then (many of us after a long day at work would just want to jump into bed), he would still insist on making the hospital visit. Prayers for the sick help both caregiver and patient because by just Rinpoche’s visit, it not only benefits the patient but also has immense therapeutic effect on the family members and gives them comfort and hope.

    Whether Rinpoche is teaching on the throne expounding his immense wisdom and knowledge or simply walking around (or so it seems to some people), he is always teaching through his powerful compassion and skillful means.

  13. Wendy Loh on Apr 15, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    A picture speaks a thousand words. Rinpoche cares whether you are near or far. Rinpoche will ask about you and takes note of your well-being despite being very busy with a lot of work and responsibilities. Thank you, Rinpoche.

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  16. Sonam Yangchen on Apr 13, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    It brought tears in my eyes and felt deep smile in my heart to know Rinpoche rendering compassion to ones who are sick…what could be more inspiring than this genuine kindness, rinpoche have always embraced all of us with immense compassion, love and with your generous care we are proud and happy to have you in this life, may Tsem rinpoche live long because the world need tsem rinpoche. _()_

  17. Lum Kok Luen on Apr 13, 2015 at 4:38 pm

    Thank you to Pastor Seng Piow for sharing this marvelous article. It is indeed heart warming and how our ego is cut through Rinpoche’s act of compassion, kindness and care to all sentient beings.

    Thank you.
    Lum Kok Luen

  18. Graceleong on Apr 12, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    I have to think very hard on the words to use to make this comment in order to share here how it feels like to have Rinpoche’s prayers and blessings; gentle and comforting sound of his voice; the sincere care and love; the warmest and most magical hugs; just the very presence of Rinpoche by our side during the most needed time of our crisis. Rinpoche’s blessings and care have the ability to lift away the most heavy worries in the heart, the most confusing and disturbing state of the mind or even the most painful physical conditions. It is almost like Rinpoche absorbed it all onto himself selflessly ! This must be an act of a Buddha !
    Thank you dearest Rinpoche

    With folded hands always , grace

  19. sandra on Mar 26, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    I think this world doesn’t need anything more than buddhas.

  20. Pee Bee Chong on Oct 23, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    Thank you Pastor Loh Seng Piow for sharing with us. Thank you Rinpoche for teaching us about compassion by walking the talk.

  21. David Lai on Nov 26, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    These pictures are an amazing testament to Rinpoche’s compassion. It kinda reminds me of the Buddha always taking it upon himself to take care of the sick. The Buddha made it a commitment for his followers to always care for the sick. He has made it a commitment because he wanted to made a point to put into practice compassion. Thus Rinpoche and the Buddha have set a precedence for his future followers to care for those who are sick and dying. There’s much more than the pictures and I personally have seen Rinpoche have made arrangements for people who are sick to be cared throughout Kechara organization.

  22. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 28, 2013 at 10:58 am

    There are so many variations of people who have problems with their health due to variations of karma, some do get healed, some live, some get better but no matter what the next stage is, once Rinpoche goes to bless them they next step will be a better one :)

  23. Cliff on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:46 am

    I do not see many people do this, more likely none at all. Rinpoche would tirelessly make his way to the hospital whether feeling in good health or not, no matter what time it is, Rinpoche would know when it is the right time to go visit and make the necessary visits. Rinpoche is truly one of the most compassionate person in the world. Thank you Rinpoche for always inspiring us to be better. I hope Rinpoche is feeling well.

  24. Albert Ratchaga on Sep 26, 2013 at 1:58 am

    As usual, Rinpoche will never forget about doing prayer for others, He always pray for other’s suffering comes to him in the form of sickness, well, guess what? He got it, Rinpoche has not been feeling well since years ago, and why is he still continue doing all these.. reason being is because he only wanted to benefit the sentient beings, he want to use his limited life to serve and benefit as many people as possible.. nothing else he wishes for, thats why rinpoche always goes to hospital and funerals to do prayer and to bless the sick or deceased..

  25. Jessica Yap on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:08 am

    Rinpoche need not publicize the good deeds and the love and care that He shows. IN due time, those lives who were touched by RInpoche’s kindness would be known far and wide.

    How many people we know who are always consistent and shows love and truly cares for us tirelessly 24/7? Some might answer that our parents’ love would suffice but we tend to forget that our parents’ love would end this lifetime together with us.
    Our kind Guru’s love would care for us in our future lives if we have taken refuge and keep our samaya clean.

    When one is on the sick bed, most of them would be depressed, too weak or just not motivated to keep fighting for their lives. With RInpoche around, the love and kindness that RInpoche brings with HIm to the sick and their families is just priceless! RInpoche’s love transcends time and place as Rinpoche helps plan seed and prepare us to meet the Dharma in future lives and to be protected by the 3 Jewels always.

    Rinpoche is a true Bodhisattva! If it isn’t because of RInpoche’s kindness to stay in Malaysia and build Kechara, all of us would still be drowning in the sea of ignorance..

    If what RInpoche is doing isn’t right, Kechara wouldn’t be where we are today.. =)

    Thank you for sharing, Seng Piow. I always enjoy stories from Rinpoche’s POs as the stories are 100% authentic and not hearsay or rumors.

    Thank you, RInpoche.

  26. Felix Kong on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:02 am

    Honestly , if someone calling you for help during midnight, will you help them or just continue enjoy your sweet dream? Rinpoche really compassion and caring to all sentient beings , Rinpoche always giving help and benefit others no matter in anytime or anywhere. Thank you Rinpoche.

  27. Low Khjb on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    Thank you Seng Piow for the sharing.We could not deny that our Guru is very generous and compassionate.He would put his students welfare the up most priority above himself all the time.
    Our guru will always give assistance ,even for those he hardly know,if they had the merit to meet up with him.
    We are so fortunate to be give the merit to learn and given a chance to practice Dharma from a real living Bodhisattva ,during our life time.
    Thank you Rinpoche for your kind guidance.May we be granted the wisdom to follow the true path of the Dharma and gain the most precious gift of mind transformation.

  28. Lucas Roth on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Rinpoche is so caring and thoughtful, hehe even my brother is there. when someone is in need he is there. there to bless you and be there for you. thank you Rinpoche for being there for all of us.

  29. henry ooi on Sep 23, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    Thanks, Seng Piow, for these well taken pics and true accounts of some of the dharma work Rinpoche did, still doing and will do to help and alleviate the physical, emotional and spiritual suffering of all beings. Not to mention, the highest deed of all, teaching dharma.

  30. Grace Leu(KHJB) on Sep 22, 2013 at 11:49 am

    We are blessed enough to have a true Guru-Tsem Tulku Rinpoche with full compassion in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Kechara House. Rinpoche always put other in priority regardless their races, age, status…etc . Rinpoche always show care and love to those in need.where can find such great Guru who is close to us ??? We are really blessed.

  31. Uncle Eddie on Sep 21, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    For these fine attitudes of compassion and loving-kindness, which Rinpoche has, are deeply felt by the Mind that cannot bear the sufferings of others, and long for them to be freed from it! But, as said, this leads to attaining great strength of character, courage and enthusiasm, which proves one’s own practice of having cultivated an awakening Buddha’s mind. It is also emphasized that cultivating this type of mind must be pure in the sense of having no concern for “oneself” and an unmarred concern for others. As quoted: “To develope this mind-state of compassion…..is to learn to live, as Buddha put it, with sympathy for all living beings, without exception.” Om mani padmi hum.

  32. Girlie OOI on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:43 am

    Rinpoche is always caring, not only towards his students who are nearby but also to those who live far away.

    Thank you SP for posting this article; it serves to confirm what we all know of Rinpoche’s care, love, and kindness to one and all.

  33. sarahyap on Sep 21, 2013 at 12:09 am

    Rinpoche has always showed deep care towards others, and most of the time Rinpoche would not publicize these actions. If it was not for people like Seng Piow, Joy etc, we would probably not know how much Rinpoche does to help others.

    Knowing how kind and compassionate our Guru is, we should always remind ourselves to never take our Guru for granted and appreciate Him always.

  34. So Kin Hoe (Ipoh) on Sep 20, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    Thank you Seng Piow for all your work to share with us on Rinpoche’s kindness and compassion for those who are suffering in their times of death or suffering during their times of illness. No one would like to endure the pain and uncomfortable feelings/ conditions during the illness and death. Rinpoche understands this more than many of us and untiringly perform many rituals and prayers to those who really need it. Thank you Rinpoche and may we pray everyone who has come to this blog will be your thousands arms to spread the Dharma and benefits many others around the world.

  35. wansan on Sep 20, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Rinpoche really cares for each and everyone of us, untiringly. We are truly very very fortunate and bless to meet with Rinpoche.

    “May all who are sick and ill,
    Quickly be freed from their ailments.
    Whatever diseases there are in the world,
    May they never occur again.”

  36. CK Siah on Sep 20, 2013 at 11:25 am



  37. chon kong on Sep 20, 2013 at 8:49 am

    看了这组照片,感动万分!认同Sun Sun说的,我们上辈子修来的福,能够成为上师的弟子。慈悲,善巧,细心,无私,大爱,坚毅,守承诺。。。。。。还有很多很多好的特质,他就是我们敬爱的上师。但师父说过,有好的上师教导,如果众生无心向佛,没有把佛法实践在生活上,单靠上师的力量,弘扬佛法到世界每个角落,也只是空谈!听了师父的教诲,现在强逼自己,每天做好自己的本份,从做早课开始,每星期参与法会。唯有自我改变,遵照师父的教导,把佛法实践在生活中,学佛的路才能走的更远。感谢师父的教诲,无私的爱与关怀,以爱照亮众生。

  38. Beatrix Ooi on Sep 20, 2013 at 1:05 am

    I’m very touched while looking through the photos, I suddenly feel that life is so fragile, people will just go anywhere anytime. These people including myself were very lucky to have met H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, or I won’t be here writing out my feeling. Thank You for sharing Seng Piow.

  39. Jill Yam on Sep 20, 2013 at 12:24 am

    It’s not often that people would purposely make a visit to the hospital to comfort a friend/relative, giving various excuses such as that it’s not hygienic to be in the hospital/a lot of bad energies in the hospital and all.

    For Rinpoche to personally get down and pay visits to those in need is indeed a lesson for all, that we should make time and effort for loved ones unfortunately in hospitals, without any excuses.

  40. Sean Wang on Sep 19, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    Rinpoche is always so caring towards his students and anyone around him. Even if Rinpoche does not know the person on a personal level, he blesses them anyways. He is truly an embodiment of Boddhicitta, compassion.

  41. Wei Theng on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    Thank you bro Seng Piow for sharing this.
    We are so fortunate to have Rinpoche with us. Rinpoche’s love and compassion is boundless, regardless or how tired, how sick and how busy he is.
    I remembered on how he visited little Gabriel and gave him Amitayu Initiation.
    Rinpoche will visit the sick and needly even it is very late at night or very early in the morning. I remembered there is one time that Rinpoche went to hospital in the middle of the night to visit a couples who have just lost their babies and to give them comfort. He teaches us that to be ready every moment to help and support others.
    It is such a blessing to have Rinpoche and Kechara! Thank you Rinpoche. May you live long and always turn the wheel of Dharma.

  42. Pastor Han Nee on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    Thank you Seng Piow for posting this. Seeing my mum in the second picture,a short while before her death, my eyes are instantly flooded with tears at the incomparable kindness of Rinpoche toward my mum,my sister and i.

    Seeing her clutch the newspaper,I am reminded again of how Rinpoche had described this seemingly insignificant act of my mum, as cause for us to love her more.

    Not only did Rinpoche ease the burden of pain for my mum in her last days,he also made sure that my sister and I repaid the “debt” of kindness and love we owed her.

    With folded hands and from the depths of my heart, I thank my precious and most compassionate Guru once again.

  43. Wylfred Ng on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    仁波切是非常慈悲的人。 希望仁波切可以更长寿,利益更多的人。

  44. Davin on Sep 19, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    Rinpoche is so kind. He always care a lot for others. Rinpoche always showed us love and care to benefit others in so many different ways. We are so fortunate to have Rinpoche to teach us and to guide us. Thank you Rinpoche.

  45. Julien Roth on Sep 19, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    Haha, i remember when Rinpoche visited me in the hospital. I was so scared because my grandmother had just told me that if Rinpoche came, there would be something wrong and it was an emergency. But no, Rinpoche came because he cares. Rinpoche cares about everyone and i was so happy to see him that day.

  46. Shelly tai on Sep 19, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    Thank you SP for posting this blog. When I look at all these picture I feel very touch because our guru is always care for everyone whenever we are in a very difficult situation and he is a real bodhisattva. Rinpoche is a good example for all of us to learn how to be compassion and how to benefits others.

  47. tong sun sun on Sep 19, 2013 at 4:22 pm


  48. May Ong on Sep 19, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    I agreed with Grace Leong on the comment “many of these “events” were not publicised or known, except for those who work very closely to assist Rinpoche.”

    Tsem Rinpoche does not need to show off his clairvoyant “skills” and those who worked closely around him will know from their own experience or have seen him in action. Tsem Rinpoche truly embodies all the qualities of a true Bodhisattva.

  49. jerry_sito on Sep 19, 2013 at 12:29 pm


    或许我们常会无助或彷徨,然而当您来到了这里,来到了尊贵的詹杜固仁波切的佛法中心里, 慢慢的您会发现,这些无助与彷徨的感觉会消失了,因为您能感觉到的是,无论发生什么事情或面对什么样的难题,我们的背后,我们的心中,随时随刻,都会有一位无私与大爱的仁波切在保护与教导与关爱着我们



  50. Graceleong on Sep 19, 2013 at 11:27 am

    Thank you Seng Piow for reminding us the kindness of our Guru. It is so important to remember these good virtues, as very often our minds choose to remember only the perceived negative ones and forget to be grateful for the simple but most meaningful acts of kindness and compassion.Especially during these moments of loss and helplessness.

    Many people have benefitted from Rinpoche’s visits to the hospital or to the funerals of our dear ones, to give teachings and blessings. But many of these “events” were not publicised or known, except for those who work very closely to assist Rinpoche.
    Thank you dear Rinpoche for your immense kindness and your consistent care, despite all the nonsense you receive from your students !

  51. Choongs on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:14 am


    Thought that I would post the following which forms part of the modern Hippocratic Oath which many doctors take:

    “I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon’s knife or the chemist’s drug.”

  52. Sheryl KH(JB) on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:10 am

    Rinpoche is always so caring towards ppl around Him, whether or not He knows them personally or not.

    It is amazing that despite His busy schedules, he still draws time out to visit those who are in need.

    We are truly blessed to have Tsem Tulku Rinpoche here in Malaysia.

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The Kechara Forest Retreat is a unique holistic retreat centre focused on the total wellness of body, mind and spirit. This is a place where families and individuals will find peace, nourishment and inspiration in a natural forest environment. At Kechara Forest Retreat, we are committed to give back to society through instilling the next generation with universal positive values such as kindness and compassion.

For more information, please read here (english), here (chinese), or the official site: retreat.kechara.com.


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  • jillyam
    Tuesday, Nov 24. 2015 11:07 PM
    Kechara Soup Kitchen – Hunger Knows No Barriers

    What first began with 20 packets of hot food and a teaching to students on empathising with the difficulties of the less fortunate has grown into a charitable cause that has made a tremendous difference in people’s lives. Inspired by Rinpoche’s vision to help the homeless, Kechara Soup Kitchen has not only set up a permanent soup kitchen building in Kuala Lumpur, but also spread its helping hands to the homeless in several states in Malaysia as well as Jakarta, Indonesia! While KSK has grown tremendously in the past few years, we will continue to improve and expand so that we will be able to serve our homeless clients better, by improving their quality of life.
  • Cynthia Ng
    Tuesday, Nov 24. 2015 08:33 PM
    【多杰雄登:关于我们的故事】 在尊贵的第廿五世詹杜固仁波切身处马来西亚的这些年来,无数海内外信众都曾向仁波切请示各种大大小小的事宜,请求仁波切的指引、协助或紧急帮忙,而这些请求至今从不间断。如上所述,人们都因各种问题而寻求仁波切的帮助——有的人请仁波切为他们的修行给建议;有的面对邪灵干扰,致使日常生活受影响;有的则为家庭、健康及财务的世俗问题找寻出路。对于此类的求助个案,仁波切会召唤其佛教护法多杰雄登,透过占卜及其他管道,请祂提供解决方法,以及帮助那些有需要的人们。 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/%e5%a4%9a%e6%9d%b0%e9%9b%84%e7%99%bb%ef%bc%9a%e5%85%b3%e4%ba%8e%e6%88%91%e4%bb%ac%e7%9a%84%e6%95%85%e4%ba%8b.html
  • Cynthia Ng
    Tuesday, Nov 24. 2015 08:25 PM
    积极的佛教生死观,能够促进人们坦然地面对死亡,能够生起一颗平常心,不再执着于生死,从而做到超越生死。所以佛教的生死观,可为提高人们的从善生存意识而起到有益的助力。请观看谢晓晶讲法师之《不知死,焉知生?》讲座 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oakbjfYiHNQ
  • jillyam
    Monday, Nov 23. 2015 11:18 PM
    The importance of Death in Life

    In her years of following H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, Rinpoche has taught Pastor Lanse skilfully to look at death from the point of view of Dharma – that death should spur us to live a more vigorous and spiritual lifestyle, letting go of unnecessary burdens and deep-rooted bad habits, and facing the remorse and fear that are buried deep in our hearts, because only then can we lead a good life and prepare for our future lives.
  • xuliang
    Monday, Nov 23. 2015 11:06 AM
    Is it not the nature of the mind to acquire, to absorb? Or rather, the pattern it has created for itself is one of gathering in; and in that very activity the mind is preparing its own weariness, boredom. Interest, curiosity, is the beginning of acquisition, which soon becomes boredom; and the urge to be free from boredom is another form of possession. So the mind goes from boredom to interest to boredom again, till it is utterly weary; and these successive waves of interest and weariness are regarded as existence.
  • Carmen Koo
    Monday, Nov 23. 2015 01:16 AM
    I like this from H.E. Tsem Rinpoche ~ “I think my mind can change because it has changed. Based on it’s changes, I know further changes in the right direction can happen.” Nothing is permanent in samsara.
  • xuliang
    Sunday, Nov 22. 2015 08:31 PM
    Truth is much too serious to play with; it is much too dangerous to have one part of our heart in the temple of truth and another part in the temple of unrealities and half-truths. For that way is the way of sorrow, is the way of contention, is the way of vain beliefs which shall decay. If we have not that white flame, which comes from understanding, which is born out of patience, we will not enter into that kingdom where Truth abides. As a sweet flower that decays and perishes, so shall be he who merely holds to sweet enjoyments, but if we would be as the tree that withstands every storm and dances in every breeze, we must delight in truth and walk in the light of truth.
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Sunday, Nov 22. 2015 06:57 PM
    The Chinese have a 10 year old orange skin (peels) tea. They take the skin of oranges or tangerines and dry it and age for ten years. When you brew tea from this, it is said to be very healthy and excellent for the body. It reduces thirst, increasing saliva, detoxifies, clears flem and also boosts immune system. You can drink it all day and everyday and it’s excellent. The best are from Hong Kong. But mostly can import. I have been drinking this and it’s very good. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Pastor Adeline
    Sunday, Nov 22. 2015 02:12 PM
    From Blog Chat

    1 day ago
    Tsem Rinpoche: Good to see many on chat, learning, reading, sharing, discussing. When we do this weekly, we learn the dharma and with dharma knowledge we apply and our minds will become better in so many ways. When our minds become better than we see the result of Buddha’s teachings….teachings should never remain written, but manifested in our actions so always make the effort to learn and be here. That is the whole point of being here. Tsem Rinpoche :) :)
  • Pastor Adeline
    Sunday, Nov 22. 2015 02:08 PM
    “I think the article was referring to a statement the Dalai Lama made about the result of the recent elections in Bihar state. The Dalai Lama mentioned that “the majority of Hindu believe in religious harmony.” And in saying that implied that BJP party is religiously intolerant. This is seen as a veiled attack on the BJP party (ruling party of India) that lost in Bihar state elections. Apparently, BJP has a reputation of not curbing religious intolerance on a few high-profile occasions. So, BJP is downplaying the Dalai Lama’s statement because I think it makes them look bad and they are obviously not too happy with the Dalai Lama for saying that but they can’t get the Dalai Lama because he didn’t mention names”.~DLKY

  • Pastor Adeline
    Sunday, Nov 22. 2015 02:08 PM
    President Putin opened his trip to Buryatia by visiting Ivolga Datsan, the main monastery of the Buddhist Traditional Sangha in Russia.

    He highlighted the long and important history of Budhism in Siberia, and spoke of how he valued his relationship with the head of Russian Buddhists, Pandito Khambo-lama Damba Ayusheyev.

    ‘Russia is probably the only country in Europe where Buddhism is an official religion’, he said.

  • xuliang
    Sunday, Nov 22. 2015 11:08 AM
    Is not all substitution another form of escape? When one particular form of activity is not satisfactory or brings further conflict, we turn to another. To replace one activity by another without understanding escape is rather futile, is it not? It is these escapes and our attachment to them that make for conditioning. Conditioning brings problems, conflict. It is conditioning that prevents our understanding of the challenge; being conditioned, our response must inevitably create conflict.
    Attachment to our work is our escape. There are escapes at all the levels of our being. We escape through work, another through drink, another through religious ceremonies, another through knowledge, another through God, and still another is addicted to amusement. All escapes are the same, there is no superior or inferior escape. God and drink are on the same level as long as they are escapes from what we are. When we are aware of our escapes, only then can we know of our conditioning.
    Conformity is gratifying; it assures security to the disciple, and gives power to the disciple as well as to the teacher. Through conformity there is the strengthening of authority, secular or religious; and conformity makes for dullness, which they call peace. If one wants to avoid suffering through some form of resistance, why not pursue that path, though it involves a certain amount of pain? Conformity anaesthetizes the mind to conflict. We want to be made dull, insensitive; we try to shut off the ugly, and thereby we also make ourselves dull to the beautiful. Conformity to the authority of the dead or the living gives intense satisfaction. The teacher knows and we don’t know. It would be foolish for us to try to find out anything for yourselves when our comforting teacher already knows; so we become his slave, and slavery is better than confusion. The teacher and the disciple thrive on mutual exploitation. We really don’t go to an organized religious centre for freedom, do we? We go there to be comforted, to live a life of enclosing discipline and belief, to worship and in turn be worshipped – all of which is called the search for truth. They cannot offer freedom, for it would be their own undoing. Freedom cannot be found in any retreat, in any system or belief, nor through the conformity and fear called discipline. Disciplines cannot offer freedom; they may promise, but hope is not freedom. Imitations a means to freedom is the very denial of freedom, for the means is the end; copy makes for more copy, not for freedom. But we like to deceive ourselves, and that is why compulsion or the promise of reward exists in different and subtle forms. Hope is the denial of life.
  • xuliang
    Sunday, Nov 22. 2015 11:01 AM
    When we ask the way, we become a follower. Because there is this ache of solitude, we want help, and the very demand for guidance opens the door to compulsion, imitation and fear. The`how’ is not at all important, so let us understand the nature of this pain rather than try to overcome it, avoid it, or go beyond it. Till there is complete understanding of this ache of solitude, there can be no peace, no rest, but only incessant struggle; and whether we are aware of it or not, most of us are violently or subtly trying to escape from its fear. This ache is only in relation to the past, and not in relation to what is. What is has to be discovered, not verbally, theoretically, but directly experienced. How can there be discovery of what actually is if you approach it with a sense of pain or fear? To understand it must you not come to it freely, denuded of past knowledge concerning it?
    Must we not come with a fresh mind, unclouded by memories, by habitual responses? do not ask how the mind is to be free to see the new, but listen to the truth of it. Truth alone liberates, and not our desire to be free. The very desire and effort to be free is a hindrance to liberation.
    To understand the new, must not the mind, with all its conclusions, safeguards, cease its activities? Must it not be still, without seeking a way of escape from this solitude, a remedy for it? Must not the ache of solitude be observed, with its movement of despair and hope? Is it not this very movement that makes for solitude and its fear? Is not the very activity of the mind a process of isolation, resistance? Is not every form of relationship the mind a way of separation, withdrawal? Is not experience itself a process of self-isolation? So the problem is not the ache of solitude, but the mind which projects the problem. The understanding of the mind is the beginning of freedom. Freedom is not something in the future, it is the very first step. The activity of the mind can be understood only in the process of response to every kind of stimulation. Stimulation and response are relationship at all levels. Accumulation in any form, as knowledge, as experience, as belief, prevents freedom; and it is only when there is freedom that truth can be.
    Do we understand anything through struggle, through conflict? Does not understanding come when the mind is utterly still, when the action of effort has ceased? The mind that is made still is not a tranquil mind; it is a dead, insensitive mind. When desire is, the beauty of silence is not.
  • xuliang
    Friday, Nov 20. 2015 06:24 PM
    Religion has become superstition and image-worship, belief and ritual. It has lost the beauty of truth; incense has taken the place of reality. Instead of direct perception there is in its place the image carved by the hand or the mind. The only concern of religion is the total transformation of man. And all the circus that goes on around it is nonsense. That’s why the truth is not to be found in any temple or church, however beautiful they are. Beauty of truth and the beauty of stone are two different I things. One opens the door to the immeasurable and the other to, the imprisonment of man; the one to freedom and the other to the bondage of thought. Romanticism and sentimentality deny the very nature of religion, nor is it a plaything of the intellect. Knowledge in the area of action is necessary to function efficiently and objectively, but knowledge is not the means of the transformation of man; knowledge is the structure of thought and thought is the dull repetition of the known, however modified and enlarged. There is no freedom through the ways of thought, the known.
  • xuliang
    Friday, Nov 20. 2015 12:19 PM
    We may have a great deal of knowledge and be vastly poor. The poorer we are the greater the demand for knowledge. We expand our consciousness with great varieties of knowledge, accumulating experiences and remembrances and yet may be vastly poor. The skilful use of knowledge may bring us wealth and give us eminence and power but there may still be poverty. This poverty breeds callousness; we play while the house is burning. This poverty merely strengthens the intellect or gives to the emotions the weakness of sentiment. It’s this poverty that brings about imbalance, the outer and inner. There’s no knowledge of the inner, only of the outer. The knowledge of the outer informs us erroneously that there must be knowledge of the inner. Self-knowing is brief and shallow; the mind is soon beyond it, like crossing a river. We make a lot of noise in going across the river and to mistake the noise as knowledge of the self is to expand poverty. This expansion of consciousness is the activity of poverty. Religions, culture, knowledge, can in no way enrich this poverty.
    The skill of intelligence is to put knowledge in its right place. Without knowledge it’s not possible to live in this technological and almost mechanical civilization but it will not transform the human being and society. Knowledge is not the excellence of intelligence; intelligence can and does use knowledge and thus transforms man and his society. Intelligence is not the mere cultivation of the intellect and its integrity. It comes out of the understanding of the whole consciousness of man, ourselves and not a part, a separate segment, of yourselves. The study and the understanding of the movement of our own mind and heart give birth to this intelligence. We are the content of our consciousness; in knowing ourselves we will know the universe. This knowing is beyond the word for the word is not the thing. The freedom from the known, every minute, is the essence of intelligence. It’s this intelligence that is in operation in the universe if we leave it alone. We are destroying this sacredness of order through the ignorance of yourselves. This ignorance is not banished by the studies others have made about us or themselves. We ourselves have to study the content of our own consciousness. The studies the others have made of themselves, and so of us, are the descriptions but not the described. The word is not the thing.
    Only in relationship can we know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. Even in a monastery we are related to the society which has made the monastery as an escape, or closed the doors to freedom. The movement of behaviour is the sure guide to yourselves; it’s the mirror of our consciousness; this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and the sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations. or in its identities. Negating without resistance this content of consciousness is the beauty and compassion of intelligence.

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What Am I Writing Now


The Unknown

The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
~Tsem Rinpoche

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2 weeks ago
Please see the WONDERFUL NEW PHOTOS taken just this morning (November 13, 2015) here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=81688 (Be sure to scroll to the bottom until part 2 to see the pictures)
2 weeks ago
We at Kechara Forest Retreat had the honor to have a visit from Yang Dipertua Mohammad Shahid bin Ismail who is the Head of the Bentong Municipal Council. We thank him for taking the time as he was very busy. Thank you very much. Tsem Rinpoche
2 weeks ago
Pastor David giving a well received talk on the practice of Black Manjushri
2 weeks ago
Found a green patch of land to spend with friends...
2 weeks ago
Nice to see our fellow Modern Buddhist Fellowship members engaged in Dharma.
2 weeks ago
Manjushri-ghosha, Kumara (English: Youthful Prince, Melodious Voice)
2 weeks ago
Wonderful certificates of our Kechara pastors..meaningful and touching.
2 weeks ago
This office table has something interesting on it.
2 weeks ago
Powerfully true
2 weeks ago
To have kind and caring people in our lives is a blessing
2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
I really wanted to share this incredible picture of the Tibetologist Alexandra David-Neel outside of her retreat cave in Tibet. She's one of the first non-Tibetans who penetrated Tibet to engage in the practice of Tibetan Buddhism. She really practiced and even wrote books on Buddhism and Tibet which are still available now. ~Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
A photo taken by Pastor Shin of Tsem Rinpoche's Dorje Shugden traditional mask. This is on Tsem Rinpoche's shrine. Very nice photo.
3 weeks ago
At Chin Swee Temple with my long time friend Dato' Wira Eric.
3 weeks ago
Amogha-pasa Avalokitesvara
3 weeks ago
I love small quaint towns in Japan. No matter how rural or small any village is in Japan, it is still kept very clean and asthetic matching nature. 
3 weeks ago
Left to right: Gekula (disciplinarian), Abbot Geshe Konchok Tsering, Tsem Rinpoche, H.E. Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche-We are inviting Kensur Rinpoche for tenshug. Tenshug is grand puja to request Kensur Rinpoche to live long. This is in Gaden and we are inviting him to the prayer hall to perform the tenshug. Tsem Rinpoche is the requester and sponsor.
3 weeks ago
This is a nice picture
3 weeks ago
Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen
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Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and Kari Kensur Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery
3 weeks ago
Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, H.H. Zong Rinpoche & Kyabje Lati Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Kyabje Lati Rinpoche makes offerings to H.H. Trijang Rinpoche
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Kyabje Lati Rinpoche makes offering to their Holinesses Kyabje Ling and Trijang Rinpoches
3 weeks ago
Lady Buddha Janguli who protects from snakes and venom poisoning.
4 weeks ago
If there is a blind man walking towards a well and he can fall in, whose fault is it if he falls in? This can be related back to those in dharma should act to guide others by example otherwise you let everyone fall into the well. If they do fall in samsara's well, whose fault is it? Have the courage, integrity and fortitude to practice dharma and bring dharma to others to help them.~ Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
This group in Kechara Forest Retreat completed a Singdongma retreat on October 28, 2015.
4 weeks ago
Magnificent and Glorious Buddha Goddess Singdongma the Lion Faced lady who dispells all fear from the ten directions for those who invoke upon her fercocious and volcanic like power. Praise to this wrathful lady that burns all gnosis and projections! Remover of all that harms and obstructs and trampled under her feet. Tsem Rinpoche--To learn more about Singdongma: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=31904
4 weeks ago
Xiaqiong Monastary, Qinghai, Tibet, China. Over 100 meters tall Lord Tsongkapa statue. The only one of it's kind. Totally amazing. Picture 2
4 weeks ago
Xiaqiong Monastary, Qinghai, Tibet, China. Over 100 meters tall Lord Tsongkapa statue. The only one of it's kind. Totally amazing. Picture 1
1 month ago
This was taken in Kechara House. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
This was taken in Gaden Shartse Monastery on the day of my enthronement as Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
I think I was in Sera Mey Monastery when this was taken over 18 years ago. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
1 month ago
Many times we hear great Vajra Yogini practitioners when cremated, their fire pyres appear in the form of Vajra Yogini. We hear this many times as a sign they went to Kechara Paradise, gained high realizations or enlightened by Vajra Yogini's path. Although this picture does not depict a funeral pyre of a great practitioner, but the fire looks curiously like Vajra Yogini. Enjoy and may all be blessed by Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
1 month ago
When you work hard and produce results, everyone is silenced and those who make noise is just noise and society allows you some freedoms. You have to have the integrity to finish what you started and what you promised. Do it for others, those concerned and for yourself.~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
You can work with me and we finish the dreams. You can leave citing any reasons you may have. You may join back again with me and my arms are open to you. Or you may go away as an enemy or remain friends. However you do I will accept. I dream big and work hard and sometimes it's hard for you, others and me, but if we finish, there is great satisfaction. Satisfaction doesn't come free. But one thing for sure, I will finish what I have started with or without you. Too many depend on it and many have hopes in it. We need to remember our words, our promises and our hopes we gave others and not shatter it. Sometimes we need to put our personal feelings aside and just get it done with a bang and be happy about it because in the end letting others down is not a way of life. Be kind, have integrity, don't make excuses, don't justify but just complete the works that make the dreams materialize and in the process you fulfill the dreams of many others. Others is always the key. Others and oneself are intertwined. Life is then fulfilled. That is life. Life is like that.~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Please click on picture to see this special mantra
1 month ago
Long Manjushri mantra: Namo Manjushriye Kumara Bhutaya Bodhisattvaya Maha-sattvaya Maha-karuni-kaya Tayatha Om Aradzey Biradzey Shuddhey Bishuddhey Shodaya Bishodayey Amaley Bimaley Nirmaley Dzaya-varey Ruru-tsaley Hung Hung Hung Phet Phet Phet Soha!
1 month ago
Love is.....
1 month ago
Very powerful. Must click on picture and read and share.
1 month ago
Some people just work quietly in the background and do their best in their own way to benefit others. They don't say much but work super hard. I must say Pastor Dr. Lanse is one of them. She does not need attention, she does not complain and she does not ever create problems. She is independent and yet kind. She is our wonderful translator who works very hard to get translations of many dharma teachings into Chinese. This is just something short and sweet to let everyone know how much I appreciate Pastor Lanse and enjoy being with her work and her. Because of her and several other vital and lovely people, much practical dharma is in the Chinese speaking world. I thank Pastor Dr. Lanse from my heart. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Materialism is prevalent because the societal norms teaches people to be consumers at a young age. Buying things we don't need all to feed the ego. You can drive an expensive vehicle, but at the end of the day its still just a car. You can buy a flashy watch, but in reality all it does is tell time. People are more concerned with image and feeding their egos than being a beneficial person to society. Investing money on the outside to appear a certain way to others, yet forgetting to invest in yourself to becoming a better person. People spend their whole lives working to attain materialistic things using their accumulation of materialism to validate their existence, but when you die you can't take any of it with you. Don't let this system turn you into a vanity slave, realize you're worth much more than that. Feed your soul not your ego.-from Dr Asky (Powerful words of wisdom even from the secular point of view)
1 month ago
I love little Dharma boy.
2 months ago
Lord Tsongkhapa's holy retreat house in Tibet. Huge pilgrimage spot.
2 months ago
Lama Tsongkhapa footprint as a child
2 months ago
Kedrub Je's personal statue of Yamantaka
2 months ago
Prince Siddhartha with his maternal aunt Queen Mahaprajapati Gotami
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    2 months ago
    HH the Dalai Lama prays with HH Trijang Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Such a beautiful video of His Holiness Dalai Lama, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche (Very exalted high Nyingma lama) are all praying together. In the background you see a young Kyabje Lati Rinpoche too. So beautiful. This is how it was before the ban. All the sects and high lamas were superbly harmonious. After the Dorje Shugden ban things changed for the worse. May the ban be released soon. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
    2 months ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    3 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
  • A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
    3 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    3 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    4 months ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
  • Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
  • My good friend Justin Ripley
    5 months ago
    My good friend Justin Ripley
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    6 months ago
    I requested Choji Lah to do a trusol, rabney and soongdroop for our large DS and Buddha. In this video, he is performing trusol which is ritually 'bathing' the environment and blessing all those who come to visit our Wisdom Hall and Dorje Shugden. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Bigfoot arrives!!!
    6 months ago
    Bigfoot arrives!!!
    Tsem Rinpoche is an avid follower of the paranormal such as bigfoots. For more interesting writings and posts on the subject, please go to http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
  • Mumu Loves Snack!
    6 months ago
    Mumu Loves Snack!
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    6 months ago
    For H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, a blog post is not just a blog post but Dharma work that generates merits which should be dedicated. Click here to find out what blog post Rinpoche was dedicating the merits for when he recited this prayer: http://bit.ly/1KiXWf9 ~Ani Lobsang Pema
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    6 months ago
    Panchen Lama in Beijing on CCTV - China's official news. The respect and position they give His Holiness Panchen Lama is great.
  • Magical fish tank with Buddha statue
    6 months ago
    Magical fish tank with Buddha statue


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14 hours ago
Gratitude makes us happier. H.E. The 25th Tsem Rinpoche. http://on.fb.me/1NthEpL Lucy Yap
19 hours ago
Dorje Shugden: The Protector Of Our Time! This unique full-colour graphic novel brings to life the history, lineage and miraculous activities of Dorje Shugden, the special protector of the 600-year-old Gelugpa lineage founded by Lama Tsongkhapa. http://www.vajrasecrets.com/dorje-shugden-the-protector-of-our-time-english
22 hours ago
Big Dorje Shugden puja conducted this morning to clear Sponsor's obstacles on her cancer treatment. By Puja House 24 November'15
22 hours ago
Sponsor sponsored offering for weekly puja . By Puja House 24 November'15
22 hours ago
Team making torma for today's puja. By Puja House 24 November'15
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2 days ago
I am not alone ! From:June Tang(Khjb)
2 days ago
Never give up ! From:June Tang(Khjb)
2 days ago
Stop segregation ! ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Face the truth ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Respect our religious freedom. From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Create peace now ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Let me be me. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Consider this.. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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When to stop? ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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CTA help. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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We want harmony. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Give peace a chance. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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What do you think? ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Think about this. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Magical ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
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Abundance of offering offered for Dorje Shugden puja. By Puja House 23 November'15
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Dorje Shugden puja did for Sponsor who are in need of Dorje Shugden's help. By Puja House 23 November'15
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49 bowls of water offering for Traveling Puja. By Puja House 23 November'15





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