4 New Full-Time Staff – Swee Keong, Yurie Lim, Phillis Chin & Mdm Lim Han Nee

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Dear friends,

Within this past month, 4 more people have decided to join Kechara full-time! I got the blog team to write a short bio on each of them… and truly rejoice for these 4 Kecharians! Please read up on them as they are interesting people and leave them a message of congratulations, perhaps?

These are:

1. Yong Swee Keong
2. Yurie Lim
3. Phillis Chin
4. Madam Lim Han Nee

I would like to wish them all a warm welcome to Kechara. I wish you well and I wish you the best from my heart. Mdme Lim Han Nee is very special. She is retired, but with the support of her husband, she came out of retirement to work in Kechara full time. She said she would like to work for Dharma for the rest of her life as it gives meaning to her retirement. What an inspiration.

Put your best forward and join our goals. Be a part of a dream of spirituality in the 21st century where we work together to build KWPC.  We let people understand that working for a spiritual organization could have even more benefits than the ordinary run of the mill secular job. We bring happiness, hope and direction to many that feel and understand materialism is not everything. I recommend along with your job, learn up on the Dharma if you feel an aptitude, then you will have greater job satisfaction for sure.

Tsem Rinpoche


(Written by the Blog Team)


sweekeong1. Yong Swee Keong

Yong Swee Keong is a 30-year-old Malaysian Multimedia University (MMU) graduate. He first found out about Kechara on a lowyat.net forum, as he wanted to do some charity work and there was a thread discussing Kechara Soup Kitchen. Wanting to know more, Swee Keong looked up Kechara.com only to be impressed at how modern and regularly updated it was. His parents even remarked that they knew who KSK were as they always appeared in the newspapers.

Swee Keong’s career had brought him to many countries, being mostly based in Japan. As an application consultant for a company who are software vendors for banks, his life was fairly comfortable. However, he felt that there was more to life. He started to watch Rinpoche’s YouTube channel, which led him to purchase the book Call Me Paris. He said that Rinpoche kept mentioning someone called “Paris” in the videos, and he wanted to know who she was!

About a year ago, he came to Kechara House alone. Coincidentally, it was just before Rinpoche’s birthday and there was a Chinese Setrap puja going on – so he joined in. After that puja he joined in every single different puja, although he pointed out that he had never chanted any mantras before, prior to Kechara.

On Rinpoche’s birthday, he helped out as a volunteer and from there his volunteering initiatives snowballed.

What made him take the leap to join full-time was when Rinpoche showed severe signs of serious illness in October 2011. It made him think twice about what was precious in life, and what he should be spending his lifetime doing. He didn’t want to be the one who missed out on working in the Dharma while Rinpoche was alive.

Now, he has joined E-division as a software engineer.


yurielim'2. Lim Yan Shan (Yurie)

Yurie is a 24-year-old UTAR College graduate from Ipoh. Having studied graphic design, upon graduation she joined the company Photo and Print to exercise her skills learnt at university.

At the end of 2011, she decided to resign from her job wanting to expand her horizons. Searching for a job, she saw that Kechara was looking to hire graphic designers. As she was studying Japanese at SS2 (with Kechara Paradise below her tuition center), to her Kechara was just a statue-selling shop. When she expressed to her friends about her interest in Kechara, they thought that Kechara only sold vegetarian food (as they knew about Kechara Oasis)… and when she mentioned Kechara to her parents, they too thought that Kechara only sold statues – their regular eatery was near Kechara Discovery!

With all these mixed ideas on what Kechara was about, she met up with Sock Wan – who explained to Yurie the 13 departments in Kechara.

Now, Yurie has decided to join Kechara E-division full-time… bringing her creative skills to the organization!


Phillis3. Phillis Chin Xin Yin

Phillis is the beautiful 28 year old sister of Helena Chin.

For the past 10 years, Phillis’s career revolved around glamorous but hard work. Working with Barcardi Martini, Malaysia, she also did a range of miscellaneous jobs, such as fashion and hair-shows, various product launching, event usherette and GP/GT glamour girl.

Through her school mate, Louis, she found out about Kechara and volunteered at a Kechara Soup Kitchen distribution round. From there, she volunteered at the Gompa opening – only to decide in mid-2011, that she wanted to do Kechara part-time.

At that time, many people in Kechara knew of Phillis as the shy and soft-spoken sister of Helena who helped out at Kechara Discovery. However, at the end of November 2011, Phillis decided to join full-time!

She said that her late mother had learnt Dharma by herself and at times, with a good friend. Whatever that she had learnt, she would relay it to her children. When Phillis heard Rinpoche’s teachings, she felt that it was very different from conventional teaching methods… but similar to the way her mother taught her. She thought to herself, “I finally found a real Guru”.

The people in Kechara make her feel like she’s part of a family – a family that can learn Dharma together.

Phillis is now with Kechara Discovery.


aimoy4. Lim Han Nee

As someone who has gained much respect as she grew older, everyone affectionately calls her Madam Lim Han Nee.

Madam Lim Han Nee has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters degree in Education. Starting out as a secondary school teacher, she then went on to becoming a school principal. As a natural learner and educator, she’s very interested in Dharma teachings – and even seized the opportunity to studying the Lamrim for 2 years, under the guidance of Pastor Ngeow. While studying, she had also learnt up different pujas, prayers and practices.

In 2005, she found out about Kechara through her sister Mrs Chuah and feels like her family has grown by folds since. She feels like Kechara is one big Dharma family, with many Dharma brothers and sisters whom she has come to appreciate for their care and kindness.

While most people are retiring at the age of 66, Madam Lim Han Nee has decided to join Kechara full-time! She says that she has received so much love and care from Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara that it was time to give back and to share the same care towards others. The sad passing of Justin Ripley, whom she greatly admires, served to be a wake-up call for her to put Dharma teachings into action.

Madam Lim Han Nee is now with Kechara House.


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  1. Darren Kechara on Jan 19, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Congratulations on all the full timers. May your effort in Dharma work benefit everyone!

  2. Wei Theng on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:09 am

    Rejoice for Swee Keong, Yurie, Phillis and MadamHan nee.
    It’s inspiring to see more people working for Dharma. May them happy and do more for this auspicious work and benefiting more people.
    I have been classmate with Madam Han Nee in the Lamrim class. The enthusiasm and the hardworking attitude that she has been showing is a very good example for all of us. With her life experience and her Dharma knowledge, I’m sure it will benefit more people. Bravo.

  3. DR on Feb 19, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Welcome onboard Kechara jetliner! Fueled by the top grade jet oil (pure motivation), piloted by the best navigator with unlimited vision (our Lama), co-piloted by 28 First Officers (the Liaison Council), served by the best cabin crews (all our lovely and hardworking staffs and volunteers), is there any reason why we cant soar sky high?? Congratulations! The four of you picked the best and fastest airlines to Kechara Paradise!

  4. Louise on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Dear all ,
    I feel rejoice for you all to work in dhamar.
    Welcome come to our family.

    We do dharma work, this is a very clear n safe path for us to going success! Let us to show the world how we do it!

    I don’t know how to use word to express my feeling.
    Helena & Phillis , both you my Old Friend! This is the best gift I can give you. Hope that both you can share to everybody around you. Bring they to learn dharma.

  5. Irene on Jan 14, 2012 at 12:16 am

    Welcome to Kechara. As a result of your good merits you are today working for Kechara full time. Congratulations!

  6. Helena on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Rejoice and Congrats to Swee Keong, Phillis, Yurie and Madam Lim Han Nee. Welcome to Kechara Family and may we grow together in this Dharma family to benefit more ppl. Congrates!!!

  7. William on Jan 11, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    Congratulations to you all for joining this big family! Rejoice that you guys are happy with what you guys were doing and decided to take this big step and help so many people. Bravo!!

  8. abby on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    I truly rejoice for the 4 new full-time staff, especially Mdm Lim Han Nee. With the blessings from her own husband to work full-time for Dharma, how beautiful it is! I rejoice for her and her husband! I rejoice for the understanding that her husband given. It’s very lucky to have blessings from the family.

    And a big congratulation to Swee Keong, Yurie and Phillis!
    It’s super lucky to work for Dharma and close with our own Guru :)

  9. Mc on Jan 7, 2012 at 5:59 am

    Congratulations to Mdm Lim, Phillis, Yurie and Yong!

    It is only natural for people to work but unfortunately most jobs are not Dharmic in nature and therefore do not cultivate a Dharmic mindset. Instead the opposite is often the case and before we know it, decades pass and we begin to define our lives by the jobs we do.

    Therefore it is an incredible opportunity to be allowed to work within a fun and healthy environment, learn a wide range of holistic skills, earn more than just sustenance (which immediately provides freedom the “Money-No-Enough” syndrome) and build a career which has no expiration date. Dharma work is the only work that keeps paying you dividends long after you are no longer able to perform the job physically.

    The early pioneers as well as present staff make it easy for people to practice practical dharma. It is literally Plug and Play/Pray.

    Once again, a big Congratulations to all of them.

  10. Lim KSJC on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Rejoice!!! May u all can help Rinpoche to benefit more peoples around us… Thanks ur all with fold hand…

  11. tenzin llhamo on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    Welcome to Kechara’s big family! May we all continue to GROW to benefit more people!

  12. yek yee on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:32 am

    So happy to see more people join Kechara be a full-time dharma worker. It is so lucky can work in dharma. Of course, I want to say CONGRATULATIONS to four of them:)

    I remember three or four ago, Rinpoche says he want to prove that doing dharma in full time and you still can self-sustain and survive. At that time, not more than five full time staff in Kechara, now our full-time staffs more than hundreds!!! Yes, of course what Rinpoche says is right and proved by result. Incredible!!!

    Many full-time staffs who I knew them two or three ago, almost all of them are transform a lot, my point is dharma work not only can benefit others, actually the fundamental logic is you will received those benefit directly. For example nowadays I became more happier and calm while difficulties appear in front of me. I believe many full-time dharma worker have same experience like me.

    Human nature is very simple, something you feel is good and benefit then you will put your afford to do it. Because of this feel good factor then you starting share with others people. By your transformation then people will start his or her interest into Buddha’s teaching or Dharma. How nice every of us can show ourself as a real example to attract into dharma, how nice is it!

  13. mayy on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:25 am

    Welcome on board! Congratulations to Phillis, Yurie, Swee Keong and Madam Lim Han Nee :)

  14. Frederick Law on Jan 5, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Rejoice and Congrats to Swee Keong, Philis, Yurie and Madam Lim Han Nee. Hope many more lives will be touched by your Dharma work.

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  • Pastor Adeline
    Friday, Oct 9. 2015 06:51 PM
    Making offerings to the spiritual guide generates merits for yourself and your practice. And when you make such offerings to H.E the 25th Tsem Rinpoche, your gift will continually generate merits for yourself as Rinpoche keeps nothing for himself but only thinks of benefiting others and changing lives through gifts and other skillful methods. Ⓥ http://www.vajrasecrets.com/offerings-to-tsem-rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    Friday, Oct 9. 2015 10:55 AM
    Nice alternatives. Just read and know they are available. It’s nice to know and help others stop eating animals ..thanks. ���� SEE: http://www.foodnavigator.com/Market-Trends/Meat-free-alternatives-brought-to-you-by-the-meat-companies
  • tsemtulku
    Wednesday, Oct 7. 2015 06:32 PM
    “Long ago, in one of Lord Buddha’s precious lives, when he was a Bodhisattva in the form of a snake, some cruel children caught him to death. Had he been wanted, the Bodhisattva could have annihilated them with a single glance; but as his heart was free from the slightest thought of anger, that was not what he did. Instead, he prayed that through the connection they were making with him by killing him, they would in future become his disciples and be led by him to enlightenment. This exemplary courage and patience was the result of his complete realization of voidness and compassion.” ~ H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (This is very powerful. Realized beings can often let others hurt them, damage them, cheat them or take advantage of them in order for them to make a karmic connection to help them in the future. You may think but it’s a bad connection. But a bad connection is a connection and better than no connection. Some can only make a bad karmic connection with realized beings as their karma is only negative and their thoughts dwell in negativity. The realized being can turn the bad karmic connection into something good and benefit that being in the future. Highly realized beings can work in many ways counter to what we think is right or wrong to benefit others. Realized beings do not work to suit what we think is right or wrong or they will accomplish very little as our perception of right and wrong suits only temporary situations and not long term..Tsem Rinpoche)
  • Pastor Adeline
    Wednesday, Oct 7. 2015 01:49 PM
    Please support H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche for His efforts in lifting the Dorje Shugden Ban by sharing the videos below. Thank you kindly!

    Voice For Dorje Shugden Practitioners 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0E9O694_pYE
    Voice For Dorje Shugden Practitioners 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUk7M-lPL0s
  • Pastor Adeline
    Wednesday, Oct 7. 2015 01:47 PM

    为多杰雄登修持者发声 (一)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JddTLJtKVWE
    为多杰雄登修持者发声 (二)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKPx7EvZmiA
  • xuliang
    Wednesday, Oct 7. 2015 11:50 AM
    Excerpt from an on-line article “The Defiling of the Dhamma”

    “In today’s diaspora of religious philosophies, many ancient teachings can be apportioned to the realms of hearsay, cults and airy, fairy superstition, more so in the philosophy of the Buddha and what He stood for, than others. The multi variants and “brands” of the self-appointed robed disciples of the Buddha has, down through the ages, for their own commercial and personal enrichment fabricated the pristine factual knowledge of the True Buddha to something of a legend that is not entirely false but indeed retain some grains of truth in the fabric of these woven tapestry that was supposed to depict the life, teachings and reality of the Buddha’s utterances, thus engendering doubts and dis-interest in the Noble Truth of the Buddha’s pristine words; causing the true disciples to waver and turn away from the True Words of the Buddha; endangering the Buddha’s Teachings and consigning the true believers to lives of suffering.

    Not only are the varied robed disciples to be apportioned their share of demerits to the manufacturing of the “truth”, but more so the lay devotees of these robed disciples who had ignorantly and superstitiously accord to these robed disciples the respect and adoration they mistakenly believed was due to them as they were the guardians of the rites and rituals the robed disciples maintained as belonging to the realm of the Buddha Himself; thus begetting a religious and purportedly tradition of worship, benefitting the office of the robed disciples and the construction of many ornate and totally dis-functioning colossal superstructures for the purpose of supposedly glorifying the status of the Buddha, but more so the robed disciples themselves. The lay disciples must in all honesty bear more of the blame of the destruction of the True Teachings as due to their cravings for merits and cravings for a better “after life” has fallen victim to those robed disciples who see these lay devotees as “ripe for the killing” to gain their own self-glorification and capital enrichment. These lay devotees, if endowed with knowledge and wisdom could have said “No” to rites and rituals that do not benefit any but the robed disciples. …………………”
  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 07:00 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche: If we keep Kampung chickens and have them run free, then the eggs will be natural and without male chickens around, the eggs will not be fertilized. This might be good for our eco community.
  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 07:00 PM
    Theories 2, 4 and 7 really attract me. What is amazing is these three theories are explained clearly in the Vajra Yogini tantras that can only be explained more in-depth after initiation. Vajra Yogini’s tantra goes into much more in-depth on these three theories. There are specific meditations in Vajra Yogini’s tantra that complement, accentuate and help you to realize solipsism, logos and ‘brain the jar’ theories. I really am stunned how these three theories match nearly perfectly to what is explained in the holy tantras of Vajra Yogini. Vajra Yogini tantra is ‘designed’ to change our reality by using our mind to focus on the truth of existence. How we exist is not at all how we thought.

  • tsemtulku
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 02:41 PM
    : I was thrilled to find this as it says the same thing according to tantra- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=78160
  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 01:27 PM
    Sometimes it really is not what people give, but the thought and care that is so deep behind it. You are a simple person but deeply caring. I am moved by your gesture. I have started taking the oils. It taste pleasant. I thank you from the bottom of heart for your generosity on so many levels.

  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 01:25 PM
    Within the complex, food, water, and clothing are in short supply, and electric power is only available from 7pm to 10pm every day. In such tight quarters, communicable illnesses are a problem and medical facilities meager, so the nuns depend on each other to survive. Winters can be very snowy and temps fall to minus 20-30 degrees C at night. There is no sanitation system, so the nuns have to resort to toilets in the open air beside the river.

    So, the next time you catch yourself feeling stressed about your practice, think about one of those Juemu sitting alone in the snow at 13,000 feet. She won’t be watching the New England Patriots this weekend. She’s up there examining the innate nature of her own mind. She’s up there with her sisters on the roof of the world, praying day and night for all sentient beings to see through the illusion of samsara. That’s practice!

  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 01:24 PM
    In this video, I talked a little about the vastness of our mind, how our mind shapes our present condition and how it’s interlinked with our spiritual practice.

    I hope that this short teaching will help you understand more about the true nature of our minds and how we can transform our minds to be more stable and understand the Dharma clearer through Lama Tsongkhapa’s practice. I received these teachings from my gurus, and I hope it will benefit you as it did me.

  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 01:23 PM
    In the tantras such as Tara, White Tara, Vajrapani, Manjushri, Saraswati, Tsongkapa, Dukkar, Avalokitesvara, Oserchenma, Maitreya, etc, it is highly recommended you do not eat meat/eggs when you engage in their sadhanas, practice, retreats. When you do Tara Pujas (Drolchok), you are suppose to avoid meat or you shouldn’t engage in the pujas. In the Monastery, countless times we have to do Tara puja or engage monks to do for us, they have to avoid meat before coming..it was strict. If you are doing Naga pujas, you have to avoid meat and it is a must. There are many types of beneficial naga pujas such as Lutor, Lusang, etc that you avoid meat totally. There’s a very powerful Naga vase (Lubum), which my guru made and I have one for years now, and it is specifically for generating wealth for dharma activities. If you keep this vase, make proper offerings, then with the motivation of dharma, your financial resources will increase to fund the dharma works. 10 years ago, when I was literally down to a few dollars and struggled financially very badly, I called my Guru for divination, he said to get a Naga vase and then with some time it will be ok. He taught me how to make offerings and what to offer and not offer and one big no-no is meat. He said avoid meat…or in my thinking no wealth…LOL. Well I didn’t offer meat, after that yearly I can see growth in Kechara.So no meat in this case was worth it for growth to benefit others.

  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 01:22 PM
    When we are highly, extremely attained, eating meat, ‘breaking’ vows, taking up consorts, etc etc would not incur negative karma since our mind has attained emptiness and not returning to samsara,and hence our actions have no contaminated motivation both subtle and gross and until then, we have to be careful of any actions we do. This is my thoughts. I do not mean to offend or hurt, but I sincerely feel it is more compassionate to not eat meat in the 21st century and for 21st Century Buddhism/Buddhists. What good karma do we gain from eating meat? How does it benefit animals if we murder them and then eat them. Go on the youtube and see how they are butchered. There are hundreds of videos. It is a real lesson and a real dharma practice to wish to not be a part of it. I wish my prayers that all animals will not be hurt and tortured as well as all six realms beings always. Om Mani Peme Hung…

  • Pastor Adeline
    Tuesday, Oct 6. 2015 01:21 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche’s New Idea – (Offering Gold to Vajra Yogini in KFR)
    Making offerings to the Buddhas are acts of generosity and therefore highly meritorious. Tsem Rinpoche is perpetually looking for new, innovative and creative ways for Kecharians, visitors and guests to Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) to collect merits. And earlier today (Thursday, 1 October 2015), Rinpoche conceptualized another exciting and powerful way for people to make offerings and accrue merits that is: Offering gold on to the body of a Vajra Yogini statue (the gold refers to real gold in tablet form that will be melted and applied on the statue).

    In principle it is similar to how the Thais offer gold leaf on their Buddha statues, except in this case it is 100% gold applied to the face and body of a new Vajra Yogini statue in liquid form.

    The following are salient points that Rinpoche thought of and articulated. These are not yet final or comprehensive, and Rinpoche may add to the points or amend them.


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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
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I was thrilled to find this as it says the same thing according to tantra- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=78160
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This is something interesting: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=75096
3 weeks ago
You don't want to miss out what this incredible lady Magadha Sangmo (须摩提女) did that benefitted so many during Buddha's time: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=69946
3 weeks ago
You have to see this as it's super cute and brightens your day: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=4556 --------- Being creative is an expression of helping others to understand something by various unconventional means.~Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Do you know what this flag represents and the meaning behind it: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=74486
3 weeks ago
Such wonderful and hardworking people of Kechara! I respect them alot. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
His Excellency the YDP of Bentong gracing Kechara Forest Retreat today! He is taking a picture with our hardworking Kechara Forest Retreat team. They are the team that build, maintain and expand our plans in Kechara Forest Retreat. All future buildings and many exciting new plans will be made manifested by this group of beautiful people of Kechara Forest Retreat. (From Left to right: Ms Phng Li kheng, Pastor Chia Song Peng, Pastor Henry, His Excellency the YDP, Mr Nicholas Yu, Ms. Pammie Yap, Ms. Julia Tan and Mr Khoo. I am so proud of our team and I humbly thank the YDP for visiting us from his very busy schedule. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Parnashavari-Special healing goddess for contagious diseases. I want a 9ft statue of Her on Kechara Forest Retreat's land...very beneficial.
4 weeks ago
Sacred Vajra Yogini with the root and lineage guru on top and Her entourage surrounding Her.
1 month ago
Mongolian rare statue of White Heruka
1 month ago
11th Century Nepalese Manjushri
1 month ago
Beautiful ancient carving of Manjushri.
1 month ago
A sacred Manjushri made during the Kangxi period of China.
1 month ago
You are going to be amazed at these beautiful pictures! Guess what arrived on Kechara Forest Retreat's pond? See here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=74057
1 month ago
This is so beautiful. Our Kecharians do deserve to read this and feel good. They are hard working. Thank you so much.
1 month ago
You'll have to watch Kechara's version. Camp, funny and really 'good' acting---Some things are just TOO FUNNY to see once! See this- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53930
1 month ago
Beautiful pendant of Dorje Shugden Trakzey available now for your invite and blessings from http://www.vajrasecrets.com! So beautifully crafted! This special form of Dorje Shugden rides on a garuda representing destruction of anger and protection of malevolent forces. Dorje Shugden protecting you wherever you go in the form of this sacred art pendant.
1 month ago
Amazing Wangzey Dorje Shugden pendant available now for your invite and blessings from http://www.vajrasecrets.com! So beautifully crafted! This form of Dorje Shugden helps us to overcome insecurities, fears and difficult situations. Wear this special form of Dorje Shugden always!
1 month ago
The principle form of Dorje Shugden in 18 inches riding on a powerful snow lion the King of celestial beasts representing Dorje Shugden has overcome all obscurations and four maras and is fully enlightened. The remaining form of Gyenze Dorje Shugden will be available soon here at http://www.vajrasecrets.com.
1 month ago
Beautiful 18 inches Shitzey Dorje Shugden available now for your invite and blessings from http://www.vajrasecrets.com! So beautifully crafted! This form of Dorje Shugden rides on a celestial elephant representing firmness and strength of the enlightened mind of Dorje Shugden. Shitzey helps us to heal, overcome diseases, placate anger and dangerous environmental situations.
1 month ago
Beautiful 18 inches Trakzey Dorje Shugden available now for your invite and blessings from http://www.vajrasecrets.com! So beautifully crafted! So very rare riding on a Garuda. This form of Dorje Shugden is powerful to protect from negative energy and powerful energies that disrupt our minds, work and spiritual progress.
1 month ago
Beautiful 18 inches Wangzey Dorje Shugden available now for your invite and blessings from http://www.vajrasecrets.com! So beautifully crafted! This form of Dorje Shugden helps us to overcome insecurities, fears and difficult situations.
1 month ago
This stunning Hayagriva thangka is in my aunt's shrine
1 month ago
Stunning Protector Brahmarupa
1 month ago
Protector Brahmarupa
1 month ago
Interesting background on Protector Brahmarupa
1 month ago
The Goddess Trokner Jenma or Bhrikuti...Very nice
1 month ago
So picturesque: Japanese small towns are quaint, neat, clean and very organized and it has very rustic feeling and they connect with nature. They are timeless with modern conveniences but old world feel. I love small Japanese towns.
1 month ago
Japanese small towns are quaint, neat, clean and very organized and it has very rustic feeling and they connect with nature. They are timeless with modern conveniences but old world feel. I love small Japanese towns.
1 month ago
This Vajra Yogini is in Rashi Gempil Temple in Howell, New Jersey. My guru Kensur Rinpoche invited this from India and enshrined Her in his house next to the temple. His house was right next to the temple. I use to go and look at Her always extremely fascinated. The statue is there now and here it is. Beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Whenever we think we can't we should take refuge in Manjushri and do his practice and retreats and then our minds will open up more and then we will understand we can. That nothing is can't but everything should be CAN!~ Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
H.H.Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche drew this Buddha.
2 months ago
Four wonderful people at a very holy and sacred location making pilgrimage. Many dakinis were sighted in this area.
2 months ago
Nice painting of Tibetan King Trisong Deutsen who did alot for the propagation of Dharma during his reign. He is worshipped as a Dharma king and attained being also.
2 months ago
Congratulations to Kyabje Zawa Rinpoche in Canada! See: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=73108
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    3 weeks 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
    4 weeks ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    1 month 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
    2 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)
    2 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    2 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    3 months ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
  • Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
  • My good friend Justin Ripley
    3 months ago
    My good friend Justin Ripley
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    4 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!!!
    4 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!
    4 months ago
    Mumu Loves Snack!
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    5 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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    5 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
    5 months ago
    Magical fish tank with Buddha statue


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19 hours ago
Dharma sharing after Dorje Shugden Puja in Kechara House Penang. Pastor Patsy
19 hours ago
Beautiful offerings set up for Dorje Shugden Puja in Kechara House Penang. Pastor Patsy
19 hours ago
Deep in concentration at Dorje Shugden Puja in Kechara House Penang. Pastor Patsy
19 hours ago
Some of the attendees doing Dorje Shugden Puja in Kechara House Penang. Pastor Patsy
20 hours ago
Big Dukkar puja performed at Puja House tonight. By Puja House , 9 October'15
20 hours ago
Big Dorje Shugden Puja conducted for a missing kid. After the puja done, the kid found. By Puja House 9 October'15
22 hours ago
Thank you very much to Izelea and Frieda for helping with our admin work for the past weeks. Both of them have been very helpful with their work. Kudos to both of you! Justin@KSK
Meditation heals body and mind.Improve your health. bit.ly/11Rc3q6 Lucy Yap
Kechara Puja Team and staffs learned Dharma together through H.E.the 25th Tsem Rinpoche's blog http://www.tsemrinpoche.com .This week discussion with the topic "How to set up a Tibetan Buddhist Altar " was led by Tat Ming. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Puja team assist in preparing for Kechara meeting. By Puja House 8 October'15
2 days ago
An emergency big Dorje Shugden puja was conducted for a Sponsor who have sudden emergency. By Puja House 8 October'15
2 days ago
Medicine Buddha Puja not only heal our body but also our mind. By Puja House 8 October'15
2 days ago
Besides doing puja, puja team gathered together and learned Dharma through H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's blog. By Puja House 8 October'15
2 days ago
Weekly puja and dharma sharing at Kechara Oasis with Pastor Adeline.
2 days ago
Kecharians offering robes to the Guru at Kechara House gompa. http://www.kechara.com Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Lamrim recitations in English and Chinese Language at Kechara House gompa. Time: 8pm - 9.30pm first week of every month.Participants recited Day 18 . Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Kecharians offerring robes at Kechara House gompa. http://www.kechara.com Lucy Yap
3 days ago
My nephew, Gaden is follow us and practice saddhana at home.He chant Mitsegma and DS mantra. So grateful to see young kids start dharma.
3 days ago
Team Dupont helping to pack food from the kitchen this afternoon. Thank you very much everyone for being a great help! Justin@KSK
3 days ago
Dorje Shugden puja is highly demanded by most sponsors. By Puja House 7 October'15
3 days ago
Drolchok Puja conducted for Sponsor's kid to clear their obstacles. By Puja House 7 October'15
3 days ago
Medicine Buddha puja did for Sponsor's beloved to heal fast. By Puja House 7 October'15
3 days ago
Puja Team prepared for Tonite Lamrim recitation. By Puja House 7 October'15
3 days ago
This afternoon puja Team did some cleaning at Kechara. From Kc Lounge library to Pastor office, and Gallery. By Puja House , 7 October'15
3 days ago
Dharma classes 2016 now open for registration at Kechara House . For more details call Frontdesk 03 7803 3908. Lucy Yap





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