Black Eyed Child

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Dear friends,

Black Eyed Children or Black Eyed Kids (BEKs) is another group of paranormal entities triggered my interest and prompted me to find out more since I learned about them a few months ago.

The BEKs are something that is interesting and frightening at the same time. Haunting accounts of BEKs tell of what happens when those who come into contact with them do not comply with what these children have requested. This is what makes them so interesting apart from their appearance.

I would like to thank Martin, Beatrix and Pastor Jean Ai for their invaluable help with this article and making it available for all to read.

Vinnie

 


 

What Are Black Eyed Children?

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Sightings of the Black Eyed Children or BEKs for short, place them to be around the ages of six to 16. These children have been described as wearing white bedclothes, normal attire or even hoodies. They are pale-skinned with the pallour of death upon them. The distinguishing feature is their haunting eyes, which are jet-black with no discernable sclerae (whites), irises or pupils.

These beings are often said to knock on doors or windows, or can be found out in open abandoned fields playing in groups at night. They speak confidently, asking to be let into the homes or cars of others, in a manner that has surpassed the intellect of children their same age. Those who invite them into their homes are not heard of again.

There is no exact point in time when these beings started to appear. However, stories about them began to surface on the Internet in the mid-1990s. One blogger/ journalist, Brian Bethel, claims to be the first person to have encountered the BEKs. It happened in 1996 in Abilene, Texas. The encounter took place in the spring or summer of that year. He reports:

I had gone down to the former site of Camalott Communications, one of the area’s original Internet providers, to pay my bill. At the time, Camalott was near the movie theater. I was using the light of the theater’s marquee to write out my check, which I planned to put in Camalott’s night drop-slot. Involved in my work, I never heard them approach.

There was a knock on my driver’s side window. Two young boys, somewhere between nine to 12 years old and dressed in hooded pullovers, stood outside. I cracked the window a bit, anticipating a spiel for money, but I was immediately gripped by an incomprehensible, soul-wracking fear. I had no idea why.

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A conversation ensued between one boy, a somewhat suave, olive-skinned, curly-headed young man, and myself. The other, a red-headed, pale-skinned, freckled young man, stayed in the background. The “spokesman”, as I’ve come to think of him, told me that he and his companion needed a ride. They wanted to see a movie, Mortal Kombat, but they left their money at their mother’s house. Could I give them a ride? Plausible enough. But all throughout this exchange, the irrational fear continued and grew. I had no reason to be frightened of these two boys, but I was. Terribly. After a bit more conversation, I looked up at the theater marquee and down at the digital clock display in my car. Mortal Kombat’s last show of the night had already started. By the time I could have driven the boys anywhere and back, it would practically have been over.

All the while, the spokesman uttered assurances: It wouldn’t take long… They were just two little kids… They didn’t have a gun or anything. The last part was a bit unnerving. In the short time I had broken the gaze of the spokesman, something had changed, and my mind exploded in a vortex of all-consuming terror. Both boys stared at me with coal-black eyes. Soulless orbs like two great swathes of starless night.

I full-on freaked out inside while trying to appear completely sane and calm. I made whatever excuses came to mind, all of them designed to get me the hell out of there. I wrapped my hand around the gearshift, threw the car into reverse, and began to roll up the window, apologizing all the while. My fear must have been evident. The boy in the back wore a look of confusion. The spokesman banged sharply on the window as I rolled it up. His words, full of anger, echo in my mind even today: “We can’t come in unless you tell us it’s okay. Let us in!”

I drove out of the parking lot in blind fear, and I’m surprised I didn’t sideswipe a car or two along the way. I stole a quick look in my rear-view mirror before peeling out into the night. The boys were gone. Even if they had run, I don’t believe there was any place they could have hidden from view that quickly. (Bethel, 2013).

Source: http://paranormal.about.com/od/humanmysteries/fl/Dark-Visitors-Black-Eyed-Kids-Horror-or-Hoax.htm

 

Who Are They?

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People have said that these beings might be either spirits, extraterrestrials, demonic entities, vampires, inter-dimensional beings or perhaps just children with medical conditions. With the evidence at hand, what I can conclude is that these beings are definitely not ordinary children with medical conditions.

The dilation of the pupils in human eyes is called mydriasis. The term is used when referring to pupil dilation that is NOT the result of a physiological condition or a cause such as drugs, illness or injury. The pupil enlarges or constricts based on the amount of light that enters the eyes at any given point of time. Besides light and light arousal that can cause the pupil to dilate noticeably, there are a few other causes that make the pupil expand in an abnormal way. These are:

  1. Blown Pupils: Pupils dilated beyond the normal limits due to intracranial pressure
  2. Adie’s Tonic Pupil: This is a condition where one pupil is noticeably larger than the other, often a mismatch in size for the two eyes
  3. Drugs
  4. Traumatic iris damage, third cranial nerve palsy, pharmacological dilation (i.e. dilating drops), iris rubeosis

However, with all these above conditions, none of them would cause or can fully explain the Black Eyed Children’s appearance (total black of the eye, no iris, no visible pupil and no sclera). Therefore, it can safely be said that the eyes of BEKs are not the result of an explainable medical condition.

 

Types of Black Eyed Children

The appearance of BEKs are very similar but there are some differences in the way that they will approach their ‘victims’. Three of the recorded methods are:

 

1. Knocking on windows of vehicles
In these cases, the BEKs either alone or in a pair will approach vehicles and knock on the windows, asking for the driver or passengers in the vehicle to roll the windows down. When these people have done so, the BEK will ask for a ride home to get something or pretend to have lost their way. They will speak in a monotonous way, and yet the manner in which they carry themselves represent a maturity that surpasses the typical mental development of the children of their age. They appear very confident when they approach. These BEKs will not look at people straight in their eyes.

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If the BEKs are rejected, they become more demanding and will play on the guilt of their would-be victims. It is said that these BEKs have a very hypnotising voice and tone. Even if their targets have fear or concern in their hearts and are unwilling to comply with the BEKs’ requests, they will often find themselves slowly and hypnotically reaching to unlock their vehicles and letting the BEKs in. If they are fortunate, they will catch themselves just in time.

A woman took her young son, around nine, with her to the neighborhood Mini Mart for milk. Her son was in the back seat and belted in; he told her he’d wait in the car, they often did this together so she ran into the store. She was in there less than five minutes. When she came out, another “kid” was in the backseat with him, sitting right next to him in the middle of the seat.

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The woman had an instant reaction of terror, dropped the milk, opened the back door and got her son out of the car; that is when she saw the jet black eyes. She described it as a look of pure evil. She ran back into the store and told the clerk to call 911 and she called her husband. When they went back out, the child was gone and nowhere to be found. A police report was made but no child of that description was ever located, or seen by police.

Her husband drove up in the family car and the woman asked her son how the child came to be in the car. He told his Mom that the kid came up to the car window and said, ” I want in.” He said he thought it would be fun to have someone to play with and so let the kid come in the car. The son told his Mom and Dad that the child climbed over him and sat next to him; then his Mom came out.

The mother was still so fearful that she had her husband drive the SUV while she took the family car. On the way home, the husband was in a wreck that totaled the SUV. The next day the son became sick and for the next eight months continued with unexplained illnesses whose symptoms seemed to change every time he went to the doctors. Finally the parents had their local church come and pray for them and their son; they did this for weeks! As a result of continued prayer, the son was healed and the fear of the encounter began to subside for all of the family members.

Source: http://purposebehindprophecy.blogspot.my/2012/08/black-eyed-children-return-of-nephilim.html

From the stories we have gathered, it shows that BEKs target anyone without an age specifics. In the above report, we see how these beings targeted an innocent young child to let them in.

 

2. Appearing on front porches and knocking on doors
Cases like this happen when the ‘victim’ is alone at home and it is late in the wee hours of the night. The victims will hear loud knocking on their door. When they go to the door, they will usually find a pair of children outside. The children are pale in complexion and have their eyes cast down on the floor, instead of looking at the ‘victim’ while speaking to them. They will ask to be let in to the house to wait for their parents, or to make a call home. The leading child of the pair will ask their victims in a monotonous way, speaking in ways that is unlike other children of the same age group.

When the ‘victims’ are faced with these children, they are gripped by a strong sense of fear and yet, they will start finding themselves slowly letting the BEKs into their houses.

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Many times when these BEKs are rejected, they will say things like, “We are just children, what harm can we do. Please let us in.” Sometimes they will even say something like, “If you do not invite us in, we cannot come in.” It is said that their voices are usually hypnotic in a manner that makes their ‘victims’ do things that they say.

Below is a report of such a experience, with some difference. The twist here is that this couple let the BEKs into their home. This is a unique story and in my research, I have not seen any other case where survivors lived to report what happened after they let these beings in. This account is by the witness herself.

I live just outside of [a rural town in] Vermont. It’s a tight knit community where everyone knows one another and people don’t lock their doors at night. There has never been any need to.

A little over a year ago I woke up because I heard a loud banging on my front door. At the time my husband I lived in a small home on a dirt road just off the rural route into town. It was the middle of a snowstorm and the nearby hills get very slippery in the snow so I thought that someone might have been in an accident and broken down. It’s happened before.

When I looked out the window I could see that out motion spotlight was on. I could see that there were footprints in the snow that had come from our road and into our driveway but there was no car anywhere. The snow was still covering the road and no one had driven on it for at least a couple hours. Our front door was obscured from the window but I could see that someone was standing there. I wasn’t sure what to think so I woke my husband up just to feel safer. While I was telling him what was going on the banging on the door started again and my husband went to answer it while I stood in the hallway.

When he opened the door there were two children standing in the snow looking toward the ground. They were a boy and a girl and could not have been more than eight years old. They were dressed strangely and had odd haircuts. The girl’s hair was very long and straight and the boy had a dated haircut that looked almost like a bowl cut. They weren’t dressed for winter and my first thought was that they must have been Mennonite children but as far as I know there was never a large community of Mennonites near us.

Thinking back on it I know that my normal reaction to seeing children in a snowstorm would have been to rush them inside and bundle them up with some blankets and hot cocoa, but that’s not how this felt. The children were very unnerving. They would not make eye contact and when my husband asked them if everything was ok they asked if they could come in. My husband looked at me like “what do I do?” and I asked the kids where their parents were.

“They’ll be here soon,” is all they said.

It was around 2 o’clock in the morning at this point so the only reasonable thought in my head was that there must have been an accident or these kids got lost. As much as my instincts told me not to bring them inside I did it anyway.

I went into the kitchen to make them some hot cocoa while my husband took them into the living room. While I was fixing the kettle I could hear my husband talking to the kids. He was asking them if they were ok, where they came from, how far they walked, if their parents’ car was broken down, things like that. But they always answered “our parents will be here soon”. They spoke in a sing-songy voice. They weren’t afraid to be in a stranger’s home at all.

I started to notice that our cats (we had four) were all hiding except Pigeon who was in the kitchen with me. Normally our cats are very curious and friendly and we have to be careful that they don’t run out the door when we leave. This time none of them even tried to see who was here which I thought was very strange. All of the hair on Pigeon’s neck was standing up and his tail was puffed up while he looked in the living room. When I bent down to pet him and see what was wrong he hissed and started growling and backed up until he had hid himself under the kitchen island. I have never seen him do that before.

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When I walked back into the living room the kids were sitting on the couch as still as can be but my husband was holding his head in his hands. I asked him what wrong and he just said that he felt very dizzy all of a sudden but that he was fine. I turned back to the children to give them their cocoa, but when they looked at me I gasped. It took everything inside of me not to drop the mugs and run away. When they looked at me their eyes were completely black. They had no whites just giant black pupils.

When they saw that I was scared they stood up and asked if they could use the bathroom. I tried to be as composed as I could be and showed them down the hall. They went into the bathroom together and I hurried back to my husband to ask him if he had seen their eyes. He had seen them too and said that it looked like his brothers badly bruised eyes after a car accident. We were in the middle of talking about whose children they could be when my husband’s nose started to bleed. He’d never had nosebleeds as long as I had known him. I just knew inside myself that this had something to do with the kids in the bathroom and I started crying while I ran to get [my husband] some tissues.

That’s when the power went out. I heard my husband yell my name from the living room and as I started to walk back through the hallway I stopped dead in my tracks. The two children were standing at the end of the hallway. They weren’t moving and I have never been so scared in my whole life. They just stood there in the dark.

After what felt like forever the boy said “our parents are here” and they walked to the door, opened it, and walked out leaving it wide open. My husband jumped up to go close it and almost fell over. We looked out the window and saw two men standing by a black car idling at the end of our driveway. The men looked like they were wearing black colored suits and were very tall, at least 6 feet. When my husband waved at them they just stared at us, got into the car, and drove off.

Our power came on about half an hour later but nothing was the same after that.

Over the next few months three of our cats went missing. We can only assume that they ran away somewhere and never came back but the worst thing was coming home to find Pigeon in a puddle of blood on the living room floor. He looked like he had been vomiting blood. The vet told us that he had some kind of hemorrhage.

After my husband’s nosebleeds became a regular occurrence we went to see the doctor. He didn’t know what to make of it other than “dry nasal passages” but my husband was diagnosed with an aggressive skin cancer. When the doctor asked us if he used tanning beds we both thought he was joking, but apparently this kind of melanoma is linked to over-use of indoor tanning. The doctors think he will recover but don’t understand how it got so bad so quickly. My husband has never worked an outdoor job and spends relatively little time in the sun.

Since we let the Black Eyed Kids inside our home I’ve also suffered from regular dizzy spells and nosebleeds on a regular basis. I’ve had other issues which I won’t mention here but trust me when I say that I am suddenly in the worst condition of my life and no one can do anything about it. I know that all of this is because I let the Black Eyed Children into my home. We’ve told everyone we could about the strange kids that showed up that night but no one else saw them and some laugh at how scared we were of the “Mennonite kids” but we know what we saw. I wish my husband had never opened the door.

Source: http://weekinweird.com/2016/01/28/witness-report-i-let-the-black-eyed-children-into-my-home-and-now-im-slowly-dying/

 

3. Playing on abandoned or deserted open fields
For these cases, groups of BEKs will be playing on an abandoned or open field, dancing and singing nursery rhymes. When the group know that someone has seen them, they will characteristically approach the victim.

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During this time, if the witness tries to drive away, they will hear a loud piercing sound like a cat snarling across the area.

There are some reports saying that these BEKs will approach and ask to follow their victims home. If rejected, they will appear more aggressive and insist on their demands. However when the witness walks away, they will hear loud piercing snarls that will make them run faster.

 

Common Places That They Are Sighted

The reports of these BEKs are mainly reported in the US, Europe and Australia. However, it does not mean that BEKs are not present in other countries. If you will recall, reports of these beings only started not too long ago and we may well receive similar reports of BEKs from other countries in the years to come. For now, sightings of BEKs come mainly from:

  1. Cannok Chase Staffordshire, England
  2. Aisne, France
  3. North Carolina, USA
  4. London, England
  5. Vermont, USA
  6. Virginia, USA
  7. Louisiana, USA
  8. Ohio, USA
  9. Massachusetts

 

Colour of Black… The Meaning

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The BEKs’ eyes indicate their malevolent intent. Usually the colour of black is associated with power, fear, mystery, strength, authority, elegance, formality, death, evil, aggression, authority, rebellion, and sophistication. It is typically seen as something that can evoke strong emotions. In psychology, black means power and control.

When we see the black eyes of BEKs, we may begin to realise that these beings are not something that we should take lightly. Eyes are considered by many cultures to be the windows to the soul. With that in mind, it would mean that these BEKs are more than just innocent-looking children with black eyes. They are something that is more sinister.

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What to Do When Facing Them?

The best advice available to those of you who may be faced with these beings is to not engage with them. What should be done is to ignore them and turn around. If possible, chant protective mantras of protecting deities like Dorje Shugden, Dukkar or Sengdongma and ask for help, for example OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA which is the mantra of Dorje Shugden. Mantras are specific sounds or words that help to tap into the powers of the deities, asking them for assistance.

You should not engage BEKs in conversation as that is how they control their victims, especially given regular reports of their hypnotic voices and mind-controlling abilities.

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Conclusion

I hope the information shared is useful to those who have or may encounter BEKs. The BEKs’ mask of innocence should not be allowed to fool anyone. These beings are far more sinister than they appear.

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Just think, why are there so little reports about what happened when people let these beings in? It must mean that letting them into your house or vehicle will lead to disastrous consequences. Referring to the reports above, it can be seen that when people allow these beings in, horrible things happen to them, be it a car crash or even some unexplainable medical conditions.

I would conclude that these beings are not fake urban legends and they do exist. If we get in contact with them, we should be very careful when dealing with them. Be vigilant so that their powers of hypnotism do not affect the clarity of our own minds.

 

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Vinnie first met H.E. Tsem Rinpoche when she was five and has the good fortune to be connected since. Finding corporate jobs uninspiring, she is taking a few years off to learn and contribute in a Dharma environment.

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  1. Wan Wai Meng on Nov 25, 2016 at 3:58 am

    This is an intriguing article, never thought such beings can exist. From television the most common type of beings with no pupils are the aliens in those alien conspiracy series. And also the series called ‘supernatural’, whereby such beings were demonic in nature.

  2. Edward Ooi on Oct 19, 2016 at 12:36 am

    I strongly believe that they do exist. There are so many types of strange beings that we have yet to fully discover either in spirit form or one that has a physical body. For instance, I do believe that beings such as Loch Ness Monster, Fairies, Bigfoot, extraterrestrial beings and of course spirits. Because scientists always find new animals or plants yearly so, proving these beings that they are real is only a matter of time. Therefore, I don’t think there is much reason for me to deny their existence since I see them as just another type of being that falls under the spirit category.

    I cannot help to feel a very strong presence of fear from them when I look at their pictures. Especially the emotionless stare of theirs, it makes my heart tremble. I hope these children will be able to take a swift and good rebirth and no one will be harm by them anymore.

    I definitely would not like to come in experience with one as I am a chicken which means that I am easily scared and frightened. I will definitely abandon everything behind to just run away from them. I will not even go close to them, I will do my best to just avoid them although I am fully aware that they did not choose to be born in this form but I just can’t help to feel fear from them. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Pastor Patsy on Aug 26, 2016 at 4:06 pm

    Interesting! This is the first time I have heard about Black Eyed Kids. The accounts and experiences faced by the victims are scary. Unseen beings are everywhere and it is due to their karma that they took rebirth in this realm of existence.

    We are fortunate to be protected by The Three Jewels and when faced with this type of situation, it is best to recite Dorje Shugden’s mantra to seek His protection and blessings.

  4. Wylfred Ng on Aug 20, 2016 at 2:58 pm

    谢谢Vinnie 的分享。

    这是我第一次听到关于黑眼小孩的故事, 或许是因为在亚洲地区比较少关于黑眼小孩的事迹。

    在马来西亚我们比较多听到的是“讨牛奶的妈妈”。 传说就是半夜会有一位抱着婴儿的妈妈会到人的家敲门, 然后向人讨牛奶给婴儿喝, 不过通常那个婴儿都是已经过世的。

    无论是西方国家的黑眼小孩或是讨牛奶的妈妈, 他们都是属于六道中的众生, 我们虽然要避免与他们接触, 不过我们还是需要以慈悲待他们。 以上所提到的多杰雄登心咒、大白伞盖佛母心咒和狮面空行母心咒不只是可以保护我们, 免我们受到这些众生伤害之外, 这些心咒也是可以回响给他们, 愿他们得到佛菩萨的加持, 让他们离苦得乐。

    谢谢

  5. Pastor KH Ng on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    I agree that this perhaps one of the scariest article I have ever read and I am not one who are easily scared. LOL.

    BEKs seems to be localise in Western culture and the common places of sighting tells us that perhaps BEKs like many types of spirits and the paranormals beings arised out of localised conditions, society, culture and practices of these communities; hence in this case we have “Western BEKS”. We have never heard of Eastern BEKS and to illustrate further, western zombies wears western clothes and eastern zombies wear western clothes.

    The same applies to the gods!!!!

    Food for thought!

  6. Pastor David Lai on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:39 am

    This is perhaps one of the scariest article from our ghost writer, Vinnie Tan. I read that BEKs or Black-eyed child is still considered by many, an urban legend despite some close encounters mentioned here.

    I find the stories a little hard to believe because they seemed to be recent phenomenon and the fact that there is little information that explains what are they are and what makes them do the things they do. Paranormal beings that are so dangerous are a little far-fetched but then again I could be wrong. But then again, there are definitely paranormal beings that can be dangerous. Whatever it is, the stories of this one is really scary and entertaining.

  7. Su Ming on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:53 pm

    I have not heard BEKs before but it is awfully scary to read this article. It reminds me of some of the description Tsem Rinpoche has mentioned previously about spirits in the lower realms. The description fits what Rinpoche describe about spirits who are children and how they are trapped in the lower realms. And how some child spirits would use mischief to harm the surrounding and some can be very detriment and fatal.

    There are paranormal activities everywhere and it doesn’t necessary be just BEKs or child spirits. I remembered Rinpoche once told us that there are spirits if we could see, we would go mad upon sight due to the nature of how they look.

    Vinnie,
    You should interview our own celebrity, Li Kim on her experience with all her episodes on the Paranormal Zone series and how she is protected by her lama & her protector.

  8. Valentina Suhendra on Aug 17, 2016 at 2:13 am

    Dear Vinnie

    Thank you for the interesting article about The Black Eye Child. Prior to this, I have never heard of them before. It is interesting that after encounter with the Black Eye child, many of the victims became ill. It must be due to their supernatural power. Whoever they are and wherever they came from, to be in their existence is quite sad. I hope they will find away to be released from this existence and able to find a good rebirth.

    Valentina

  9. Carmen Koo on Aug 17, 2016 at 1:36 am

    I got scared reading the article! I guess because it involves children/kids, people’s first instinct is to let their guard down and with these BEKs – that is awfully dangerous! Though there is innocence in the child, this innocence is overshadowed by fear as I have read the accounts, but that fear and rationality is more often put aside, due to the guilt trips the BEK play on their victims.

    There are 6 realms of existence, and within the realms, so many different classifications of beings/existence in it. I wonder what the causes is for one to be a BEK, but I know that it is only a state of pure suffering because more and more negative karma is created in harming others, and their existence continues to push them to do that – harm others. There is no good that comes out of their existence, so how long do they have to stay in that state to exhaust the karma to be in that state, while they continue to harm others?

    Anyone who encounters supernatural states and beings, do recite Dorje Shugden mantra – it really helps! Om Benza Wiki Bittana Soha!

  10. Lew on Aug 16, 2016 at 11:46 am

    This is the second “paranormal” article I read which is written by Ms Vinnie. From her articles about paranormal beings, I have actually learnt quite a lot. For BEKs, I kinda remember watching a few movies which have BEKs, but never really went to find out more details about them.

    I live in Malaysia, a place where there are a lot paranormal beings, and there are many locals who engage in activities which involve paranormal beings. I think the important message from Vinnie is that: firstly, don’t engage them as much as possible; and secondly, when they approach us and we have “no where to run”, then we can engage divine help to protect us. To me, one of the most easy way is to chant Dorje Shugden mantra. The purpose of chanting mantra is not to hurt them, or to “kill” them, but to protect ourselves, and may they have the blessings of the Buddha and may they be released from being BEKs and move on and take a good rebirth.

  11. Pastor Shin on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:32 pm

    The black eyed kids are a phenomenon where kids whose eye’s are entirely black, usually insist upon entering people’s vehicles or homes, and who seemed to cause an overwhelming sense of fear and panic when they are presence.

    I have heard of them before but never really look up about them. Some eyewitnesses’ experience were also published in the newspapers, indicating that this may not be a hoax. Thank you Rinpoche & Vinnie for sharing about them, including many accounts so that we are more aware of these supernatural beings, as well as take precaution to not offend them or get into trouble.

    Keep these articles coming please as I am a great fan of the paranormal 🙂

  12. Wei Theng on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:19 pm

    At first I find the kids look innocent, but the more I read about it and viewed the pictures, it is really frightening.

    If we encounter these beings, I believe it is also due to our past karma that we have karmic connection with them. I hope I will not meet them at all while I will dedicate prayers to them that they can have a good rebirth one day and meet with Dharma and do not need to be in this form anymore.

  13. William Chua on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    Interesting article. The stories/accounts from people sounds scary and that bad things will happen if the BEKs are invited into the house or vehicle. However, when we have the Three Jewel to protect us, then we can be safe. By reciting the Dorje Shugden Mantra, it will help dispel any evil.

    There are many unexplained paranormal activities that is happening in this world and spirits that roam around. When we take refuge to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, we are protected.

  14. jerry_sito on Aug 15, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    感谢您的分享

    这是我第一次接触到有关黑眼小孩的咨询,原来在这个大千世界里,有着这样的一种黑眼小孩存在着,当凝望着这一些照片时,是另人马上产生不安与恐惧的,一般來說,他們都是青少年,有時甚至是小孩。他們的眼睛是完全深黑色,沒有眼白,沒有瞳孔。而让我好奇的是,究竟是怎样的一种“业力”而让他们成为如此。

    在这娑婆世界里,同样的因着我们不同的业力关系,我们会因此而遇上一切“怪异”“灵异”等的个体,当我们遇见这样的情况下,我们可以透过念诵多杰雄登护法的心咒来给予我们保护,让我们可以避开这一切与继续让我们得到更多的善因继续修持佛法,同时我们也可以把念诵多杰雄登护法心咒的“功德”回向给他们,希望他们同样的能够离苦得乐,拥有可以修持佛法的完整身体,修持佛法直至获得证悟。

    谢谢
    Jerry Sito

    Co3pka2VIAA5HqL

  15. Carsden on Aug 15, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    For me, this is much more scarier than the Valak!! I have always thought that BEKs are fictional characters who only appear in horror movies or dramas.

    Thank you Vinnie for this article and now i know that these beings really do exist.

  16. KarenC on Aug 15, 2016 at 6:28 pm

    The picture of BKE itself is so frightening…I remember BKE was featured in one of the Japanese horror movie “Ju On” and that character was really spooky, now that when i read this post i understand more about BKE. I wonder what’s the cause for the creation of these BKEs? why would they appear only in children form and not adult? Probably children could use their innocent and symphathetic look to victimise themselves and let their potential victims to fall for their trap?

    Dealing with these kind of paranormal experience, the best and most reliable solution is still invoking the protection and blessings from the Buddha such as Dorje Shugden, Singdongma or Dukkar, as mentioned in the article.

  17. Sarah Yap on Aug 14, 2016 at 11:32 pm

    Thank you Vinnie for this sharing on the black eyed child. I found it very interesting and at the same time creepy. I find that anything that we always perceive as innocent but turn out not to be, is always unnerving.

    There are just so many things in this world that we do not know about. We are fortunate that DS helps to protect us from all these ‘dangers’ and troubles that we may face on a daily basis. Imagine if each of our problem requires a specific mantra, wouldn’t that be very inconvenient.

    Looking forward to read more paranormal articles.

  18. Choong on Aug 14, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    Those old black and white photos with black eyed children are easy to produce. Just take the negative and put a dot of ink on their eyes. When the photographic film is exposed in the darkroom, the eye part will not be exposed hence will turn out black.

  19. HelenaC on Aug 14, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Ohhhhh this is so creepy…. goosebumps all the way while reading. I have no idea on this beings ability but i did watched on movie before but still don’t have a clear picture that they can be so harmful. Very scary!
    As for me, whenever i feel uneasy and scared i will chant DS mantra and think of DS and RInpoche as one and it works all the time. Its powerful protector mantra.
    So now… have to be aware on kids now haha…

    Thanks for this super nice and creepy article Vinnie.

  20. samfoonheei on Aug 14, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Its interesting and scary when i continue reading.The black eyed child is really scary to me at least i know more of it and how to overcome it. Chanting protective mantra… OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA which is the mantra of Dorje Shugden is very important. Just wondering why these BEKs are mainly reported in the US, Europe and Australia only.Well to me as long as we do not come to contact and deal with these beings we will be alright.I do believe of their existence.
    Thank you.. Vinnie for this very interesting paranormal article.

  21. JP on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:27 pm

    Wow! Thank you Vinnie for this article. I keep getting wooshes and goose bumps when reading the accounts of the couple who let the children into their house. I wonder what led them to this state of existence.

    I agree that we should chant mantras and bless any spirits we encounter. If they have malevolent intentions, they will disappear. If they are benevolent, they will find a moment of peace and solace from listening to the mantra being recited.

  22. Sofi on Aug 14, 2016 at 5:29 am

    My goodness, this is one scary article, Vinnie. As I read, I tried avoid looking at the pictures. The little hairs on my nape tingles and I had to force myself to read until the end. Those that experienced meeting these BEKs shared the great fear that they had and yet they are still mesmerised by the BEKs’ hypnotic voice. Wonder how did BEKs come about since they are a recent phenomena. Also what exactly are their intentions, as in the couple’s story eventhough the BEKs were allowed in, they left after saying their parents are here. Which means, the BEKs have controlling parents or elders. Scary!

    Thank Vinnie for this article and I am so glad that I can rely on our enlightened Protector, Dorje Shugden to be with me by chanting his mantra OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA anytime and anywhere.

  23. Echeah on Aug 14, 2016 at 2:40 am

    Now that’s downright scary. They seem to play on people’s usual kindness or pity towards “innocent” children. How do we know who/what we’re dealing with? To help or not to help? That’s the question.
    Thanks Vinnie, for the article. Before this I’d never heard of such a thing before, so now I learn something new. But what is true is, there are countless beings out there, and many different realms. We’re not alone.

  24. Joy on Aug 13, 2016 at 6:48 pm

    Thanks Vinnie for this very interesting paranormal post. I am just curious how come these kids only appear in the West? And it is a relatively new phenomena since the earliest dated report was in the 90s… I am sure if they were “spirits” they would have been around for a much linger period of time like you know the Toyols http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/toyols-the-child-spirits.html

    So that makes me think that these kids are probably extraterrestrials but the evil type? Nevertheless like you said, it is best we just DO NOT entertain or talk to them… and I guess if you see strange kids asking if they can come into to your house or your car, without looking you in the eye or when they do look… it is those jet black eyes… immediately you would already get major red flag signals.

    I am glad we have a Dharma protector http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/dorje-shugdens-mantra we can call upon to help protect us all the time but so many people out there do not have protection but hopefully from this, it will reach more people and they will be able to find a way to protect themselves. Thank you all 3 stories were freaky especially the last one! Why would allow 2 confident kids into your home at 2am?! Scary!

  25. Stella Cheang on Aug 13, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Thank you Vinnie for this well research article of Black Eye Kids. They seemed to be a recent phenomenon of the west, given that the locations where they were sighted are concentrated in the USA and some parts of Europe. The BEKs are capable of using emotional blackmail to “lure” their unassuming victims into letting them into their property. Because of their malevolent nature and the fact that they are bold and aim to disturb, it is better to have protection from a protective Deities, like Dorje Shugden, Dukkar or Sengdongma and ask for help. One of the powerful mantra that can help us swiftly in times of emergency would be OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA which is the mantra of Dorje Shugden.

  26. Sharon Ong on Aug 13, 2016 at 3:06 am

    Reading this post gave me goosebumps! Bad idea to read it at such an unGodly hour. Hahaha!

    One of the things that intrigued me is the origins of these BEKs as the locations that these BEKs were reported seems to be focused in the US and England. I am wondering if the BEKs are products of some kind of dark arts like our local Toyols. The eyes of these BEKs are truly one of the spookiest things I have ever seen. Thankfully, we have our Buddhist methods to counter entities such as these.

    As spooked out as I am, I can’t help feeling sorry for them and pray that they will be liberated from such an existence.

    Thank you for such an interesting read.

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  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Apr 29. 2017 03:09 PM
    Interesting info and article about werewolves. I never knew about its origins and the various wolves existence until I read this. I have thus far know about werewolves only from the movies and the famous twilight show. But one thing I noticed from the articles is the gruesome manner in killing the person (or suspected werewolves). Some were cursed to be a werewolves. There just so much anger, violence and killing in the whole process, which probably the reason why werewolves are known to kill and hurt human and other animals.

    Anyway, whether we believe the existence of werewolf is true or not, I believe that there are other forms of beings in world. And we should not handle or deal with other beings with violence and anger.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/werewolves-the-shapeshifters.html#comment-744320
  • Lin Mun
    Friday, Apr 28. 2017 04:00 PM
    Everything we offer to Buddha is a form of mind transformation and practise our mind to be focus even when doing water offering. When pouring the water into the bowl we have to recite Om Ah Hum (3 times), think positively and pouring it slowly so it does not spill and leaving the space of a grain of rice before reaching the top. After offering we also have to clean the bowls properly without leaving stain. All this is to train our mind.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the many benefits and water offering in a simple to understand article.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/making-water-offerings-to-the-buddhas.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Apr 28. 2017 03:38 PM
    Trolls are assiociates as beings of Scandinavian folklore.A large number of different mythological creatures continue to live on in Scandinavian folklore.They have different shapes,habitat and filthy features . There are also numerous tales of trolls told and retold.Trolls are also believed to have the magigal powers, which were folktales ,posses capabilities that are beyond human .What ever it was a remnant of a long-lost reality for sure. I do believe that there’s a very high chance trolls had existed in the past.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing ,i do enjoyed all the stories in these article even though it just folk tales.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/the-hidden-nature-of-trolls.html
  • Jason
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 11:54 PM
    People always expect return on some contribution being done especially in charity events. When the return was under their expectations then they will feel sad or unhappy.
    As Rinpoche said, Dharma is a teachings to transform our mind to become bodicitta or selfless to benefit others without condition. Once we practiced selfless mind, our mind will not be affected by others people reaction.
    What will be my legacy? I think this is not really important to me anymore once I know Dharma teachings from Rinpoche.
    Thanks Datuk May for sharing to benefit more people.

    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/guest-contributors/what-will-be-your-legacy.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 08:56 PM
    Amazing miracles true story …of how Rinpoche helped. With Rinpoche blessing during the children baptismal ceremony,this little boy who had not spoken since 9 years old was able to speake again.Incredible….
    Chef Au truly believes been a vegetarian has help him to collects merits for his son.Rinpoche’s care and compassion has benefited many more people.Through these stories hope more people will be inspired to achieve the state of compassion and attainments.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Loh Seng Piow for this sharing.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/the-miracles-of-tsem-rinpoche-true-story-4.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 07:51 PM
    Having fully trust and faith in Rinpoche ,Fat monk’s mother was well again, after been diagnosed with cancerious tumour at the liver.
    Following instructions given by Rinpoche, his mother recited mantras and Fat monk did a series of pujas as told,his mother recovered then.
    Amazing……Miracles do happen.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Loh Seng Piow for sharing.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/the-miracles-of-tsem-rinpoche-true-story-3.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 05:27 PM
    We are no strangers to the creatures called Werewolves. They are often depicted as the Jekyll-and-Hyde-like monsters in movies who are unable to control their animal instincts when they shift from human form to a wolf-like creature, usually during the full moon. Together with the Vampires who can transform into bats, are my childhood imagery villains, who triggered my curiosity on mythical creatures during younger days. They still do, lol.

    It is gruesome to learn that real life werewolves are actually brutal even when they are in human forms. It is a far depict from the movies and fictions, where they are civil and level headed when in human form. I hope one day science or technology can provide more proves the existence of werewolves, and debunk the reason of this mystical shapeshifter.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/werewolves-the-shapeshifters.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 05:07 PM
    The miraculous power of Protectors’ practice can heal and shield us from negative karma from ripening. Through the blessings of our Guru, coupled with strong faith and trust, the practices will take effect swiftly and effectively. Rejoice to Steven Lee. May he be guided by the Three Jewels always. Thank you, Pastor Seng Piow for sharing the true story with us.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/the-miracles-of-tsem-rinpoche-true-story-10.html
  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 03:57 PM
    This is a very touching article. I totally agree that dog is a man’s best friend. They are always so loyal to the owner. However it is sad that not all pet owners are such. Some will only treat them literally as an animal and therefore do not take good care of them. Dogs or any other animals are beings that have feeling. There should not be neglected and be abused by us. This article reminds us to always care for all beings and respect them.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this heartwarming article.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/faithful-dog-chases-deceased-owner.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 02:21 PM
    Its a heartfelt touching article of this faithful dog.Cannot imagine this ,such a wonderful relationship between that dog and the deceased owner.The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that we will not come back for them That i noticed from observing from my pet poodle.In this case this faithful dog knew his owner won’t be back.
    Dogs are loyal, patient, fearless, forgiving, capable of pure love and have feelings too.He must have missed the owner badly that he wanted to accompany the owner all the way to the resting place.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing. May that faithful dog ,continue to serve and well taken, love by the other family members.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/faithful-dog-chases-deceased-owner.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 01:46 PM
    Werewolves are known to be mythical creatures found in fiction instead of lurking in the dark woods,In various parts of the world there were few cases who have gone down in history as real life werewolves Interesting to read it from these post..How far it was true or just legends.,no one really know . Many myths and legends surrounding werewolves .To become a werewolf, it is necessary to be bitten by a werewolf in their form at the time of the full moon. Thats what all of us knew from the movies and from fiction told. Reports of werewolf sightings continued even till this century but mostly in between 1428 and 1447 .The most recent sighting of werewolf sightings in 1972. was in Ohio .but eventually subsided .
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting article which i do enjoyed reading it,
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/werewolves-the-shapeshifters.html
  • Valentina
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 01:11 PM
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    Twenty-Four Holy Places & Eight Great Charnel Grounds part 2 – (focus topic: Eight Great Charnel Grounds)

    At one time there was a god by the name of Rudra who was originally part of Mahadeva’s retinue. He was a very fierce being who also had many of his own consorts. Together with his consorts he began to oppress sentient beings, and promoted violence and unethical behaviour. At that time, Heruka once again arose, and in a dance of great compassionate wrath, liberated Rudra and his consorts from their physical bodies, sending their minds to pure lands. The places where Rudra’s body parts fell became charnel grounds. …read more by clicking the following link:

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/twenty-four-holy-places-eight-great-charnel-grounds.html
  • Jason
    Thursday, Apr 27. 2017 03:07 AM
    This year Wesak Day fall on 10 of May. This day is very special and meaningful to me because I will visit Kechara Forest Retreat(KFR) to join some meritorious event there.
    For me, Wesak is a day to commemorate Buddha Sakyamuni in three aspect( Birth , Enlightened, Nirwana).
    While we celebrate Wesak, we must remind ourselves to learn from Buddha teachings and practice it in order to gain attainment.
    Thanks Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow for sharing in order to create more understanding on Wesak Day.

    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/wesak-day-special-on-rtm-2.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Wednesday, Apr 26. 2017 06:10 PM
    OMG! This is very touching. To see a doggie who never left go of his owner in spite of death. Way more powerful than many who proclaimed “till death do us part.” Just like the human, not all doggies are as loyal as this tear-jerking pet, but I truly believe almost all doggies offer unconditional love to the person who feeds and cares for them. Even when they are stray animals. There was a stray dog who will run two streets from the entrance of the “Taman” until the car stops in front of the house, just to greet me. You can imagine the warm and conviction in my heart that these beings are more than capable of loving than many of us, human! Thank you for this lovely sharing. I miss my doggie, Sherab.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/faithful-dog-chases-deceased-owner.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Wednesday, Apr 26. 2017 06:00 PM
    Thank you, Pastor Seng Piow, for this amazing sharing. There is no doubt about the ability of our Guru, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. His incarnations have been compassionate and taken rebirth to return and spread the dharma so that sentient beings can benefit and learn some dharma in our short life.

    We shall never doubt our Guru; but must see that He is one with our Yidam and Protector, an attained being. Even if our Guru does not demonstrate clairvoyance abilities, we must never contest our Guru, for he holds the key (dharma) that can liberate us from eternal suffering in samsara.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/the-miracles-of-tsem-rinpoche-true-story-1-2.html

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Great Masters of Gaden Shartse Monastery. From left to right: His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, His Holiness Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, H.E. Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, His Holiness 101st Gaden Tripa throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal.
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Little Mumu boy...he loved balloons. When he saw them, he wanted to get close and perhaps bite them. Cute. I love this picture of Mumu reaching for the balloons. He was young and healthy! This picture captures his energy, enthusiasm, curiosity and high energy. I love this picture of him chasing the balloons. His pictures are always so nice....He was not a pet but family to me. I love him tremendously and always will. Tsem Rinpoche
Little Mumu boy and myself.. He was not a pet but family to me. I love him tremendously and always will. Tsem Rinpoche
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Little Mumu boy and myself.. He was not a pet but family to me. I love him tremendously and always will. Tsem Rinpoche
2017-His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa, Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal is doing well and 90 years old. His Holiness Lungrik Namgyal is a powerful master of sutra and tantra and practitioner of Dorje Shugden. Currently residing in France.
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2017-His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa, Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal is doing well and 90 years old. His Holiness Lungrik Namgyal is a powerful master of sutra and tantra and practitioner of Dorje Shugden. Currently residing in France.
One of the most sacred statues of Avalokitesvara made of sandalwood housed in Lhasa, Tibet. He has shown miracles also. Every pilgrim wishes to make offerings to this Lord of Compassion.
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One of the most sacred statues of Avalokitesvara made of sandalwood housed in Lhasa, Tibet. He has shown miracles also. Every pilgrim wishes to make offerings to this Lord of Compassion.
 Sacred Avalokitesvara statue in Nepal. Thousands come to worship this special Buddha as it has conferred wishes in the past.
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Sacred Avalokitesvara statue in Nepal. Thousands come to worship this special Buddha as it has conferred wishes in the past.
Tsem Rinpoche\'s Vajra Yogini statue and offerings
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Tsem Rinpoche's Vajra Yogini statue and offerings
Two of my teachers from Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India. Left side is Most Venerable Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen whom I lived with for 8 years in Los Angeles where his centre Thubten Dhargye Ling is located. On the right is the abbot emeritus H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche the scholar and yogi. I was very fortunate to have them in my life and learn so much dharma from them. Tsem Rinpoche
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Two of my teachers from Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India. Left side is Most Venerable Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen whom I lived with for 8 years in Los Angeles where his centre Thubten Dhargye Ling is located. On the right is the abbot emeritus H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche the scholar and yogi. I was very fortunate to have them in my life and learn so much dharma from them. Tsem Rinpoche
 It is so wonderful to be kind to people, be caring, feed them, make sure they are healthy and share dharma if they are interested with them for their future. But simply to be nice to others is worth getting up and being alive...otherwise why be alive to hurt/use/distrust and hate others? No point living that way..must change that..... It is nice to live our lives to benefit others and be patient even if we have been hurt before because by caring we can heal the hurt and \'defeat\' the ones that hurt us because we don\'t become bitter..... Tsem Rinpoche
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It is so wonderful to be kind to people, be caring, feed them, make sure they are healthy and share dharma if they are interested with them for their future. But simply to be nice to others is worth getting up and being alive...otherwise why be alive to hurt/use/distrust and hate others? No point living that way..must change that..... It is nice to live our lives to benefit others and be patient even if we have been hurt before because by caring we can heal the hurt and 'defeat' the ones that hurt us because we don't become bitter..... Tsem Rinpoche
Tsem Rinpoche\'s heritage in China. Must read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=120499
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Tsem Rinpoche's heritage in China. Must read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=120499
Thank you Buddhist Pastor Chia for sharing your story on how you met His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche over 20 years ago. We can learn much from your story.~Admin  Please read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116928
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Thank you Buddhist Pastor Chia for sharing your story on how you met His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche over 20 years ago. We can learn much from your story.~Admin Please read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116928
Mumu boy is incredibly photogenic. He is beyond cute. Tsem Rinpoche
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Mumu boy is incredibly photogenic. He is beyond cute. Tsem Rinpoche
 (left to right) Rabten Tulku, Gonsar Rinpoche, Gyume Kensur Rinpoche, Trijang Rinpoche, H.H. Gaden Trisur Rinpoche (France)
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(left to right) Rabten Tulku, Gonsar Rinpoche, Gyume Kensur Rinpoche, Trijang Rinpoche, H.H. Gaden Trisur Rinpoche (France)
Beautiful 200 roses arrived today for me as a gift from Su Ming. Very kind and thoughtful of her as usual. Tsem Rinpoche
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Beautiful 200 roses arrived today for me as a gift from Su Ming. Very kind and thoughtful of her as usual. Tsem Rinpoche
It\'s good to be with kind and sincere people.
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It's good to be with kind and sincere people.
If we are kind, we lose less of ourselves-Tsem Rinpoche
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If we are kind, we lose less of ourselves-Tsem Rinpoche
My Mumu boy didn\'t want to eat. Eating is not one of his favorite activities throughout his life. So I talked to him to let him know why he needs to eat and keep his strength up when this photo was taken. He was listening intently and after my talk with him, he ate. Tsem Rinpoche
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My Mumu boy didn't want to eat. Eating is not one of his favorite activities throughout his life. So I talked to him to let him know why he needs to eat and keep his strength up when this photo was taken. He was listening intently and after my talk with him, he ate. Tsem Rinpoche
This is so true. Click to enlarge and understand more about unpleasant people.
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This is so true. Click to enlarge and understand more about unpleasant people.
This mahasiddha Kukkuripa is easy to identify as he is accompanied by a small dog whom he loved very much.
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This mahasiddha Kukkuripa is easy to identify as he is accompanied by a small dog whom he loved very much.
Mumu taking a rest in the turquoise room. Over the years, I always feel very satisfied when I see him covered with a blanket, safe and sleeping. I always wanted to make sure he was safe from harm, illness and distress. I wanted him to have a happy and loved life. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Mumu taking a rest in the turquoise room. Over the years, I always feel very satisfied when I see him covered with a blanket, safe and sleeping. I always wanted to make sure he was safe from harm, illness and distress. I wanted him to have a happy and loved life. Tsem Rinpoche
I wrapped my little Mumu boy up in my blanket and propped him up on my bed. He didn\'t move or wiggle and just looked at me. He is one funny entertaining little guy. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
I wrapped my little Mumu boy up in my blanket and propped him up on my bed. He didn't move or wiggle and just looked at me. He is one funny entertaining little guy. Tsem Rinpoche
March 2017-Coaxing my little Mumu boy to eat his meal. He was not well and therefore not hungry. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
March 2017-Coaxing my little Mumu boy to eat his meal. He was not well and therefore not hungry. Tsem Rinpoche
Click on picture to enlarge and see what Milarepa says. Profound.
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Click on picture to enlarge and see what Milarepa says. Profound.
We are always trying to get somewhere, try something new, find some friends, get some entertainment and in the end we end up in the same place. Time to really practice Dharma seriously and stop wasting time we don\'t have. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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We are always trying to get somewhere, try something new, find some friends, get some entertainment and in the end we end up in the same place. Time to really practice Dharma seriously and stop wasting time we don't have. ~Tsem Rinpoche
March 20, 2017-Mumu is just so adorable with his bright eyes.
1 month ago
March 20, 2017-Mumu is just so adorable with his bright eyes.
More and more people inviting Lord Dorje Shugden home to connect with on their shrines. I am so happy to see this as it will benefit them and their families so much. That is the purpose to be alive which is to benefit others as much as possible. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
More and more people inviting Lord Dorje Shugden home to connect with on their shrines. I am so happy to see this as it will benefit them and their families so much. That is the purpose to be alive which is to benefit others as much as possible. Tsem Rinpoche
His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
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His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
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His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
The Japanese are very innovative. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
The Japanese are very innovative. Tsem Rinpoche
Read this as it will be interesting
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Read this as it will be interesting
Recite this before any meal or drinks for blessings of abundance. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Recite this before any meal or drinks for blessings of abundance. Tsem Rinpoche
This sacred statue of Buddha is in Nepal brought originally from Tibet and has spoken on many occasions. Very blessed to see this holy image and keep a picture...bless you always. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
This sacred statue of Buddha is in Nepal brought originally from Tibet and has spoken on many occasions. Very blessed to see this holy image and keep a picture...bless you always. Tsem Rinpoche
I love Mumu boy tremendously. We went through so much together for so many years. You are a great being to be with. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
I love Mumu boy tremendously. We went through so much together for so many years. You are a great being to be with. Tsem Rinpoche
Dear everyone, I am sharing this beautiful and modern altar to Dorje Shugden in Malaysia. I am glad to see more and more people creating sacred spaces. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Dear everyone, I am sharing this beautiful and modern altar to Dorje Shugden in Malaysia. I am glad to see more and more people creating sacred spaces. Tsem Rinpoche
Lhamo Karmo, a female buddha form visualized above the crown of one\'s head at the time of death, to encourage consciousness to leave the body via the crown aperture. From my book \"The Female Buddhas.\"- Glenn Mullin
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Lhamo Karmo, a female buddha form visualized above the crown of one's head at the time of death, to encourage consciousness to leave the body via the crown aperture. From my book "The Female Buddhas."- Glenn Mullin
The Tibetan female tulku Dorje Pakmo, from a fresco on the wall of the Dorje Pakmo monastery (Samding) in Tibet, near the Turquoise Lake. In Tibet the Dorje Pakmo was ranked with the Dalai Lama, Panchen Lama and Sakya Trizin as the four highest lamas in the country.-from Glenn Mullin
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The Tibetan female tulku Dorje Pakmo, from a fresco on the wall of the Dorje Pakmo monastery (Samding) in Tibet, near the Turquoise Lake. In Tibet the Dorje Pakmo was ranked with the Dalai Lama, Panchen Lama and Sakya Trizin as the four highest lamas in the country.-from Glenn Mullin
Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl checking out the scene..cute
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Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl checking out the scene..cute
My Dharma boy has such a cute expression here. He is a good boy!
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My Dharma boy has such a cute expression here. He is a good boy!
February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
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Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
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  • April 20, 2017 10:45
    Ronnie asked: Dear Rinpoche and Pastors, I'm studying abroad and very far away from home, seeking guidance and advice as I have no one else I can talk to about this. Please read with an open mind, I don't know where else to go for help. I'm pregnant and it's an unplanned pregnancy. I'm stuck between keeping it or letting it go. I'm young and having a child at my age in the society we live in now would be considered taboo. The father of the child thinks I should let it go because it may cause a setback to both our careers and cause major family issues. He thinks we aren't ready to raise a child especially since we're both still in university and his parents think badly of me even though they've never met me or tried to get to know me. I'm sure no one would ever have the heart to take away a heartbeat but it seems like it isn't the right time to have a child now and if we did go through with it, the child probably won't be able to have the best things life can offer looking at where we are now in terms of finance and maturity. I'm lost, confused and unsure what the right thing to do is now. Any advice at all would be helpful right now. Thank you so very much for taking time to read my story.
    pastor answered: Dear Ronnie, I’m sorry to read that you are going through this situation. I can understand that this situation is tough to go through. You are always more than welcome to come here to ask questions. May I suggest that you talk to either someone in your family or your friends to help you come to an appropriate solution? This is because, what you feel, what you are going through, will change from time to time and you would need someone to talk to, someone that you can lean on through this situation you are facing. Depending on where you are in the world, professional help can also be sought to help you make a decision, which will be the best option for you seeking help. From a Buddhist perspective, the taking of a life is not considered a positive act, therefore those on the Buddhist path, would normally abstain taking a life if possible. However, that being said, one must always weigh the decision oneself. Everything we do in life, necessarily involves karma both positive and negative. That is why Buddhists try to overcome samsara in general. Your situation is complicated because you are abroad, but if possible you should really open up to someone you are close to in order to help you through making this decision on a personal basis. When you talk to someone, whom you are able to express yourself more, you may able to come to better decision that is right for you. There may be other options open to you if you seek help. I personally know women who have been in similar situations. One of these women, let the child go and the other went through the pregnancy and then gave the child up for adoption. You may or may not have thought of this option, but it is one that could be open to you, depending on where in the world you are. Any decision we make in life, however big or small it may seem, has far reaching consequences whether in this life, or in future lives. This is just a part and parcel of life within samsara. However, we should weigh the decisions we make clearly given the situation we are in. We cannot always do this weighing ourselves, but need to talk about our options with others we can rely on such a friends, family or professionals. You should consider doing this, which will help you greatly emotionally, and may give you the grounding you need to make the correct decision for you. I hope this helps.
  • April 19, 2017 04:57
    Dongho asked: What is a nyung ne practice? According to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, it's a purification sadhana. However, what are the instructions for this? I'm guessing it's to Chenrezig, but how does it work? Also, from what I have read, Vajrasattva practice is only for broken vows while Akshobhya is for regular misdeeds. Does that mean one has to take the Akshobhya practice to purify bad karma from this life and previous instead of Vajrasattva? As for the purification practices, are some like Vajrasattva and Chenrezig only to purify the bad karma and let it come quickly or is it to prevent it from coming? I am confused in it. As for signs, I recited a mantra of White Yangchenma that a Sakya lama, Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche, gave me with the Sakya visualizations I read on, and after one mala, I heard some lady call my Korean name even though no one in my neighborhood knows of my name and my family members weren't in the area. What does this mean?
    pastor answered: Dear Dongho, Thank you for your questions, it’s nice to see you back here again. Nyung Ne practice is a purification practice that centres around Chenrezig. It is a very beneficial practice that stems from a holy nun named Gelong-ma Palmo. It is a two and a half day practice that can be repeated many times over and over again to intensify the purification and build a closer relationship with Chenrezig. As well as its purification aspect, the practice is known to generate vast amount of merit, and also compassion, as the practice centres around Chenrezig, the Buddha of compassion. The practice involves taking the eight Mahayana precepts for the duration, fasting, meditating, prostrating and praying. The practice usually entails empowerment into the practice of Chenrezig, therefore the exact meditations, prayers can only be explained to those who have the empowerment. Vajrasattva practice is not necessarily only for repairing broken vows, etc. That’s why it is advised that you engage in the practice at the end of the day, to repair any vows that you may have broken during that day, as well as stopping any negative karma you created that day from multiplying. This would entail reciting the mantra 21 times, together with the four opponent powers. However, if you engage in this practice more intensely, it definitely has the capability to purify all sorts of karma. That is the reason why in Ngondro, or preliminary practices one engages in before tantra, the practice of 100,000 Vajrasattva mantra recitation is an integral part. You can read more about Vajrasattva and his practice here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/prayers-and-sadhanas/an-important-purification-practice.html. Within purification practices, some of the karma will be purified completely, so you do not feel its effects at all, but when purifying other karma you will need to feel its effects somehow. For example if you have the karma to be in a car accident and get seriously injured, and you are engaging in any practice, but especially the purification practice, since you have purified most of the karma, you will only experience being in a very minor car accident, with only very superficial injuries. Therefore, in this case, the karma has been purified to the extent that it does not affect you as much, but you still need to feel part of its effect. In regards to any signs that you receive which engaging in the practices given to you by one of your specific gurus, you should report the happenings to that particular guru. He will be able to give you more of an accurate answer, as it may be related to the particular practice that he gave to you. I hope this helps. Thank you.
  • April 17, 2017 07:06
    Thomas asked: Dear Pastors, When a serkyem set has been used so much and one is ready to get rid of it and replace it with a new one. What is a respecful mode of disposal?
    pastor answered: Dear Thomas, Thank you for your question. Your question shows that you have a lot of respect for offering items, which is very good. If possible, you should try to repair the item if within your means, and doing so make embellishments to make it a better offering item, which can still be used. If this is not possible, then you should dispose of the item with a good motivation. You should think that this item has been used to make offerings to the enlightened beings, but now that it is broken or unusable, you are going to dispose of it, and replace it with a new one. Since it itself is not a receptacle of energies of the enlightened beings, such as a statue, tsa tsa or thangka, it does not require a special dissolution before being disposed of. However since it was used to make offerings, it still requires some form of respect when disposing, and this comes from one’s motivation and the way in which you dispose of it. Usually, when disposing of items in this way, make the motivation that you have used it and that it is now time to dispose of it, and replace it with a new one. When you do this you can dispose of it in a respectful manner. For example, if you are going to throw it away, you do not simply open the trash can and throw it in. You wrap it up in something, like a bag or newspaper and dispose of it respectfully. Another method you can dispose of it is to recycle the object, if the material it is made from can be recycled. That way you are more conscious of the environment as well. I hope this explanation helps. Thank you.
  • April 16, 2017 22:38
    Curious asked: Dear pastors In a recent youtube video something like paying respect to deceased ones, pastor Nirel Patel explained that merits are like the interest and good karma is like the principal sum. So merits always regenerate themselves and hence do not get used up but good karma is like the principal sum so it gets used up. So my question is what are practices that generate merit? And can we turn a mundane daily activity into a meritorious one? Maybe can you provide an example?
    pastor answered: Dear Curious, Thank you for your question. First, to clarify a point, in regards to good karma, you are right, it is like a principal sum in a bank account, but you take away from it when you experience something good in your life, and you add to it when you do good deeds. Merit on the other hand, once accrued never diminishes, therefore when something is based on merit, it is based on the energies of this never diminishing sum, which you could say is like interest. In short, the principal sum when talking about karma is always added to and subtracted from. However, when talking about merit, once you have it, there is no way to destroy it, you will always benefit from it. There are various ways to explain how to generate merit. I will explain a way that I find easiest to understand. In normal life, when we go about performing any sort of activity, be it ‘good’ or ‘bad’ we do so out of ignorance of the true nature of existence, and it is usually self-motivated. For example, we work our entire lives to generate monetary income, so that we have enough money, resources, and materials goods to be comfortable. This is self-motivated, but it is the accepted way the world works these days, and is part and parcel of being bound to samsaric life. On the other hand, the act of merit making can be categorised into three parts: i) motivation, ii) the act itself, and iii) dedication. Let’s start with motivation, when engaging in various virtuous acts, we should have the motivation that by engaging in the act, we have the motivation to alleviate the suffering of someone else, and that may we gain enlightenment so that we can benefit them in the future. The second is the act itself. The third is to dedicate the energy of the virtuous act to gaining enlightenment. These three are what make merit. This may be a little confusing, so let me give an example: giving help to a homeless person. Whereas in ordinary life, this is something praised as a very good deed, it does not create merit without motivation and dedication. In order for this to become merit, one must set the motivation that one is giving help to the homeless free of the eight worldly concerns, to alleviate their suffering and also making the motivation that you will achieve enlightenment for the sake of the person or people you are helping. Then after you have helped them, you dedicate the energy created to the spiritual journey towards full enlightenment to help all sentient beings, while at the same time benefiting as many sentient beings as possible on the way there. This transforms the act into not only a virtuous action but also one that generates merit. On the other hand, if you were to help the homeless without these, you are creating good karma, which although beneficial, keeps you bound to existence within samsara. As it is the goal of Buddhist practice to overcome the cycle of samsara, a Buddhist would want to generate merit instead of good karma. I hope this explanation helps. Thank you.
  • April 13, 2017 11:38
    D.A. asked: If Begtse Chan is not from Mongolia, what are his real origins or story exactly? And which lamas offer his empowerment? As for Manjushri Nagarakshasa, which lamas specifically offer his empowerment and practice?
    pastor answered: Dear D.A. Thank you for your question. Begtse, is also known as Chamsing, or Jamsaran in Mongolian. As mentioned in an earlier sharing with someone who also asked a question about Begtse, the practiced was introduced to Tibet from India by the translator Nyen Lotsawa, and is considered one of the main protectors of the Hayagriva cycle of tantras. According to the scriptures that derive from the Sakya tradition, who incorporated the practice from the translators, and in which tradition Begtse became a very important protector, Begtse in a previous life was born many eons ago. In that particular life, he was born as the younger prince in a royal family. His name was Drag Gye, and his older brother’s name was Drag Den. Over time both princes developed differing religious beliefs, to the point where they could not get along with each as they both held their own religious views strongly. As was the custom during that time, they decided to settle their differences through logical debate, with the loser having to convert to the winner’s religion. This custom was also prevalent in ancient India, and there are many stories of such debates occurring between the great masters of the past and those of other faiths. Drag Gye lost the various debates, but ran away instead of converting to his older brother’s religion. Drag Den caught him, and tried to punish him for breaking the rules of debate and going back on his promise. Drag Gye told his brother that even if he was killed he would not give up his religion, however if Drag Den let him go, that in the future when Drag Den became enlightened, he would protect his teachings. With that Drag Den let him go, and gave him a set of copper armour, a stick, and a bow and arrow. Drag Den also gave Drag Gye a new name: Sog Dag Yam Shi Mar Po. After this incident the two brothers never saw each other again in that lifetime. Many lives after that Drag Den was reborn as Prince Siddharta, who eventually became enlightened and is now known as Buddha Shakyamuni. Drag Gye, or Sog Dag Yam Shi Mar Po, was reborn in a cemetery in the North West direction. His parents gave birth to two eggs, one was a coral-like colour and the other was an agate-like colour. These two eggs flew high into the sky and reached the heavenly realms, there they subdued the gods. Then flying back down to earth, they subdued many nagas. Eventually they even came to threaten their own parents. The parents petitioned the Dharma protector Ekajati for her help, who threw her own staff (khatvanga) at the eggs, and broke them apart. From the coral-like coloured egg came a ferocious man with yellow hair, he proclaimed that his name was ‘Sog Dag Yam Shi Mar Po’. When he emerged he was wearing a set of copper armour, wielding a stick, copper sword, and a bow and arrow. From the agate-like coloured egg came a female who was blue in colour, her teeth were like shells, she had turquoise eyebrows, and her hair was made of fire. She emerged wielding a copper knife, ritual dagger (phurba), rode a terrifying bear and wore an intricate necklace made of agate and lapis lazuli. It was then that Ekajati once again took action, and subdued them, after which they became Dharma protectors. The male figure became known as Begtse, and the female as his sister. When you propitiate Begtse, his sister is automatically included and aids practitioners as well. As for which lama offer his practice and empowerment, most lamas do not advertise which teachings or practice they hold. Therefore you should respectfully approach lamas and ask them if they have the practice and can bestow it, or if they know of any lamas that have the practice, depending on how much you want to practice Begtse. Similarly, this applies to those lamas who have the practice of Manjushri Nagarakshasa. However, this practice is included in the Rinjung Gyatsa series of empowerments. This unique cycle of teachings, includes all 4 classes of tantric practices, and includes the practice of Manjushri Nagarakshasa. Therefore those lamas who have received the complete transmission, and have kept their commitments for this practice, are qualified to pass this on to others. I hope this explanation helps. Thank you.
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Teacher Mien always encourage students to participate in class. Lin Mun KSDS
Appreciate all the great photographers who spend their time on Sunday dharma class to help us capture the nice moment. Lin Mun KSDS
12 hours ago
Appreciate all the great photographers who spend their time on Sunday dharma class to help us capture the nice moment. Lin Mun KSDS
Group activities during dharma class. The older students lead the younger ones. Good exercise to train their public speaking skills . Lin Mun KSDS
12 hours ago
Group activities during dharma class. The older students lead the younger ones. Good exercise to train their public speaking skills . Lin Mun KSDS
Looking Vegetarian Food?? Visit us at Kechara Oasis #travel #holiday #marriage #family ~ Guat Hee
20 hours ago
Looking Vegetarian Food?? Visit us at Kechara Oasis #travel #holiday #marriage #family ~ Guat Hee
We are at the 15th KL-PJ WEDDING FAIR from 28-30 April 2017, Mid Valley Exhibition Center. Come visit our booth for exciting promotions on vegetarian wedding banquets and registration of marriage services! ~ kecharaoasis.com ~ Guat Hee
20 hours ago
We are at the 15th KL-PJ WEDDING FAIR from 28-30 April 2017, Mid Valley Exhibition Center. Come visit our booth for exciting promotions on vegetarian wedding banquets and registration of marriage services! ~ kecharaoasis.com ~ Guat Hee
Pastor Gim Lee assisted by Kechara Puja Team, conducted a Dorje Shugden puja and blessings at a premise. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Pastor Gim Lee assisted by Kechara Puja Team, conducted a Dorje Shugden puja and blessings at a premise. Lucy Yap
Art expression using chalks and papers is an avenue for young children to cultivate positive perspective of life and connect with their artistic or creative side. Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
Art expression using chalks and papers is an avenue for young children to cultivate positive perspective of life and connect with their artistic or creative side. Stella, KSDS
Children as long as 2 years old are ready to learn up skills and attitude that will help them shape their life. When else will be best to instil them with good Dharma values if not since young? Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
Children as long as 2 years old are ready to learn up skills and attitude that will help them shape their life. When else will be best to instil them with good Dharma values if not since young? Stella, KSDS
Senior students of the children class of Kechara Sunday Dharma School had their class in the ghompa every Sunday. Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
Senior students of the children class of Kechara Sunday Dharma School had their class in the ghompa every Sunday. Stella, KSDS
Besides young Karlson and Ern Ern, there are new faces in Kechara Sunday Dharma School 2-4 years old. Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
Besides young Karlson and Ern Ern, there are new faces in Kechara Sunday Dharma School 2-4 years old. Stella, KSDS
Kechara Sunday Dharma School students 5-6 years old making prostration to Lama Tsongkhapa at the beginning of the class every Sunday. Stella,KSDS
4 days ago
Kechara Sunday Dharma School students 5-6 years old making prostration to Lama Tsongkhapa at the beginning of the class every Sunday. Stella,KSDS
@KecharaHouse tonite, 48 puja attendees filled the air with a loud chorus of prayer n mantra 2 Dorje Shugden n Setrap!  PHNee
5 days ago
@KecharaHouse tonite, 48 puja attendees filled the air with a loud chorus of prayer n mantra 2 Dorje Shugden n Setrap! PHNee
A big Thank You to the kind volunteers and to Jace Chong!
5 days ago
A big Thank You to the kind volunteers and to Jace Chong!
Make your weekend meaningful! Contact Jace Chong to volunteer in Kechara Forest Retreat for the aviaries.
5 days ago
Make your weekend meaningful! Contact Jace Chong to volunteer in Kechara Forest Retreat for the aviaries.
Thank you to our young volunteer to improve the life of the birds in our aviary!
5 days ago
Thank you to our young volunteer to improve the life of the birds in our aviary!
English Level 2 Dharma Class, Pastor Han Nee started the Day 5 Lamrim, which is the Seven-Limbed Prayer with Homage and Prostration( 35 Confessional Buddha )  was extensively covered. -  Yew Seng
5 days ago
English Level 2 Dharma Class, Pastor Han Nee started the Day 5 Lamrim, which is the Seven-Limbed Prayer with Homage and Prostration( 35 Confessional Buddha ) was extensively covered. - Yew Seng
Sunday Dharma class kids learning to take refuge with teacher Alice. Lucy Yap
5 days ago
Sunday Dharma class kids learning to take refuge with teacher Alice. Lucy Yap
One of the outdoor activities for KSDS students is to exercise the drawing that near to the nature. Alice Tay, KSDS
7 days ago
One of the outdoor activities for KSDS students is to exercise the drawing that near to the nature. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Jesvin explained the camp rules and regulations to the camper. Alice Tay, KSDS
7 days ago
Teacher Jesvin explained the camp rules and regulations to the camper. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS teachers and the young participants of WOAH  Camp played & have fun together for this game, Self defense and attack. Alice Tay, KSDS
7 days ago
KSDS teachers and the young participants of WOAH Camp played & have fun together for this game, Self defense and attack. Alice Tay, KSDS
The younger group of KSDS were happy because they're given chance to feel,touch and play the slime. Alice Tay, KSDS
7 days ago
The younger group of KSDS were happy because they're given chance to feel,touch and play the slime. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Laura guided the students do meditation. Alice Tay, KSDS
7 days ago
Teacher Laura guided the students do meditation. Alice Tay, KSDS
Day break at Kechara Forest Retreat! Sunrise meditation during Inner Reflection Retreat, April 2017
1 week ago
Day break at Kechara Forest Retreat! Sunrise meditation during Inner Reflection Retreat, April 2017
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