Marriage Ceremony in Kechara!

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Last Saturday on the 10/03/2012, I conducted a wedding ceremony for the son of my long time student Dato Eric Tan. Dato Eric and I have known each other for a very long time nearly ten years. It was during my years spent in Malaysia that I met Dato Eric who is from Singapore but doing business here in Malaysia when I met him…. He is one of my loyal students, that stuck by and had great faith in me even when times were tough.  He has helped my Dharma work tremendously in the past. He is very kind. When Dato Eric’s son, Colin Tan, proposed to Ms Sharon Tong (now Mrs Colin Tan) I was requested to conduct the wedding. I happily accepted as I am quite close to Colin also.

Many Kecharians helped to prepare for the wedding. Kechara Care team prepared the set up and organized the entire event, and Kechara Blooms decorated the place with beautiful flower arrangements. The Gompa was decorated to greet the wedded couple and their close family. It was a beautiful ceremony… Kecharians do have excellent taste! The private wedding ceremony was attended by Colin’s family members Dato Eric Tan, Datin Janice Lu, Edwin Tan, Vinnie Tan and Edern Tan; as well as Sharon’s family members Mr Tong Hoe Soon, Ms Dai, Ms Tong Yee Ling and Steven Tan. So nice to see the Tan family. Edwin and Colin are lovely boys. And their sister Vinnie was a little girl when I met her. Now she is a grown up intelligent lady already.

To bless the newly wedded couple, I composed a Buddhist manual for the wedding ceremony in relation to Arya Tara. During the ceremony, we invoked Arya Tara to bless the couple with prosperity, longevity, safety, and lasting marriage. The manual that I composed will be used for all future wedding ceremonies conducted by either myself or Kechara Pastors. I want all couples wedded in Kechara to be truly blessed with long lasting relationship, and most importantly for the couple to travel in a spiritual journey together. To be respectful and kind to eachother. To be true to eachother. Spirituality can only grow from integrity, loyalty, honesty, kindness and it can start with our spouse or partner. So I ask Arya Tara to bless them and all future couples.

During the ceremony, the couple makes these wedding vows to eachother. After taking the vows, they slip the ring on the finger as a symbol of the vows taken to eachother and in front of the Buddha:

1. Support each other in all difficulties.
2. Improve on their weak points for each other.
3. Will be faithful towards each other.
4. Share what they have with each other.
5. Respect each others’ beliefs.
6. Defend each other.

During the ceremony, I gave a short Dharma talk for the family in relations to marriage and the ‘secrets’ to a good marriage.

I wish them well, and a lasting relationship with much blessings. Below are some photos of the wedding ceremony… I was happy to see the family who are long time friends. I wish them luck and peace. Also spirtual growth.

Tsem Rinpoche




Colin Tan’s Wedding



Dato Eric Tan, the groom’s father.


Colin and his wife, Sharon.



Datin Janice Lu is happy for her son to be wedded in the temple.



Although Colin looks like a normal young groom, but inside is a very spiritual person.


I haven’t seen my friend Datin Janice Lu in a long while. Colin’s mother Datin Janice is my good friend.


 Greeting Colin’s wife for the first time.


I’ve known Colin since he was a young child. Back then I told him to keep bring along his Tsongkhapa statue with him when he gets married, on that day he told me that he remembers and that he will.


 Starting the ceremony.




 Colin and Sharon.


 Colin repeating his vows to Sharon… after he finishes, she does the same.


Blessing the couple on their special day.


Exchanging vows and rings.


Listening attentively to my advice to them.



How auspicious! Offering light to the Buddha
is the first thing they do after
 they take their marriage vows.


Performing the blessing ceremony.


 Bryan helps to pass Sharon a gift from me…


 I gave Colin’s wife a beautiful Shakyamuni pendant.


… May they be blessed..


 Colin Tan, Sharon Tan and I



 (left to right) Dato’ Eric Tan, Datin Janice Lu, Mr and Mrs Colin Tan, Tong Hoe Soon, Ms Dai.

Mr Tong Hoe Soon and Ms Dai are Sharon’s parents.

Wonderful friends that I’ve known for years…Dato’ Eric Tan and wife Datin Janice Lu


 Together with Henry Ooi (far left) and Datuk May Phng (far right).


Giving Colin a few more advice.



 Dato Eric Tan and family… (left to right) Edwin, Dato’ Eric Tan, Edern, Me, Datin Janice Lu, Colin and Vinnie.


Datin Janice gave me some honey capsules that is apparently very good for my health… I’ve told her that I will take 2 a day!


 I’ve known Vinnie since she was a little girl… now she’s in college studying to be an events manager.


 Another family photo… clearer one this time, without Edern blocking his daddy’s face hehe


 Dato Eric Tan and I..he is my very good and long time friend…


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  2. Sean Pang on Sep 22, 2012 at 6:33 am

    What a blessed couple and family! Congratulations and may you have a happy marriage and harmonious partnership on your spiritual journey together!

    Sean in Shanghai

  3. Wan Wai Meng on May 14, 2012 at 11:31 am

    We all have such a warped sense of what it means to be in a marriage. And the media and the world at large does not help. I am in gratitude to Rinpoche who paints the real picture of how marriage can be as well and what is expected of us. If we aren’t going to be better for each other, improve the marriage wont be anything made in heaven more like purgatory or hell. And being married is not the end or ultimate objective in our lives. A higher motivation to be alive would be to bring benefit and happiness to others.

  4. Diana Pereyda on Apr 6, 2012 at 7:25 am

    Very Sweet, wonderful.

  5. patsy on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    Congratulations Colin and Sharon. May both of you have a wonderful relationship and support each other in your spiritual journey. May you both be blessed by Mother Tara.

  6. Uncle Eddie on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    Dato Eric Tan, a longtime friend cum faithful student of Rinpoche, whose son was holding the wedding ceremony in Kechara House, requesting Rinpoche to conduct the ceremony and give blessing to the newlyweds. The ceremony was followed by a short Dharma talk on the “Secrets” of a longlasting marriage given by Rinpoche. During the ceremony, Arya Tara was invoked to bestow blessings for a longlasting marriage on the blissfull couple, and most importantly, for the coupleto be ableto travel in a spiritual journey together. The ceremony ended with a cocktail reception at Kechara Care lounge. Many heartiest wishes and congratulations to the happy couple and their families.

  7. William C on Mar 21, 2012 at 8:18 pm

    It was a beautiful ceremony. Very blissful and the advice Rinpoche gave to the newly wed couple applies to all of us. To be harmonious and be tolerate with each other. Always remember why we wanted to get married in the first place.

    Congratulations to Colin and Sharon and also to the parents. May they have a wonderful life together as a couple.

    May there be more wedding ceremonies being held in Kechara as it is really a blessing. Kechara Pastors are also certified to perform wedding ceremonies.

  8. Cynthia Ng on Mar 21, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    Congratulations to Colin & Sharon!

    Rejoice! May you all be blessed by the Three Jewels and have a wonderful life.

  9. Edwin Tan on Mar 20, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thanking for gracing the occasion and the wonderful ceremony for Colin. I believe he will hold the vows he made in front of his guru and Lord Tsong Kapa. Thank you for your blessings.
    Lastly, thank you for always keeping us in mind,we are lucky to have met you, my dearest guru. May you live a really long life. Buddha bless. :)

  10. Han on Mar 20, 2012 at 3:46 am

    Congratulaions to Colin & Sharon!
    May both of you always be blessed by the 3 Jewels and happy always

  11. So Kin Hoe on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:25 pm

    Congratulations to Colin and Sharon! It is a blessing from Rinpoche and Arya Tara for the newly wed couples.

  12. wt on Mar 19, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    Congratulations Colin & Sharon! May you both always be blessed with joy, peace & love and walk the spiritual journey together! Rejoice!

  13. wahying on Mar 19, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Happy to see Colin and Sharon blessed by Rinpoche, may Mother Tara blessed both newly wedded and all couples.

  14. Datuk May on Mar 19, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Congratulations Colin & Sharon. Both of you are the first couple to be married in our New Gompa. The setting was beautiful and the ceremony very elegantly composed and conducted by Rinpoche.

    I wish you both happiness and a great life together.

  15. nicholas on Mar 19, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    Congratulations to the newly wed and their family.

    It’s a great idea and wonderful to have a blessing ceremony in Kechara House.

    Rinpoche personally composed a Buddhist manual for the wedding ceremony and will be used for all future wedding blessing ceremony.
    More and more couples and family members are looking for spiritual blessing at this modern day.

    May the Colin, Sharon and the family members have a wonderful relationship and a fruitful spiritual journey.

  16. tenzin llhamo on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    Congratulations! May the both of you be filled with happiness, love, understanding, peace and healthy always! May you spiritual paths grow together as well!

  17. Siong Woan on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:45 am

    This should be everyone’s dream wedding – simple yet meaningful. Rinpoche not only blessed the newly wedded couple, he gave them advise on how to nurture a happy relationship that applies to all of us.

    Congratulations to Colin and Sharon, may your family be blessed by the three jewels always.

  18. Su An on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:39 am

    Congratulations to the beautiful blessed couple and their families!

  19. henry ooi on Mar 19, 2012 at 9:39 am

    This wedding blessing event by Rinpoche paves the way for such future events.

    Kechara House (KH) has been registered to register marriages and two of its pastors, pastor Ngeow and pastor Chia have been approved by the government ministry to conduct wedding ceremonies. Pastor Ngeow presides over in English and pastor Chia in Mandarin.

    For couples who only wish to register themselves, KH do provide the services too. For more details, call: 603 78033908 or visit

  20. Yoke Fui on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:30 am

    Congratulations to the newly wed !

    May you be happy, support and cherish each other always.

  21. Irene Lim on Mar 19, 2012 at 7:48 am

    Congratulations Colin and Sharon! May you be always blessed by the Three Jewels and have wedded bliss.

  22. yek yee on Mar 19, 2012 at 2:43 am

    This wedding ceremony simple and profound. In between the ceremony, Rinpoche gave a very short and sweet Dharma for the new couple and also for all of us. A beautiful relationship should be respect, care and tolerance each other. It is so lucky can invite high lama like Tsem Rinpoche conducted the whole wedding ceremony.

    I hope Colin and Sharon will get a wonderful relationship in their life, help each other in spiritual journey too

  23. Paris on Mar 19, 2012 at 2:30 am

    Congratulations to the beautiful couple and wishing you much happiness, joy, peace and love together for the rest of your lives, always and always! Thank you for choosing Kechara as the sacred place of your marriage – it was such a beautiful ceremony and I was very honoured to have been able to be there to witness it.
    Much love xxx

  24. DR on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:23 am

    It was a simple, informal ceremony but simply beautiful; from the set up of the lovely flowers as offerings to the Three Jewels by Kechara Blooms to the actual blessing ceremony. It was a small yet very intimate affair. Later, all guests were invited to a cocktail reception at KC Lounge with sumptious food catered by Kechara Oasis. Yes,everything was done inhouse! Congratulations to Colin and his beautiful wife!

  25. skyong on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    I can see happy faces in this happy occasion. May Arya Tara blessed these couples and may they live in Dharma.

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Lady Buddha Janguli who protects from snakes and venom poisoning.
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Magnificent and Glorious Buddha Goddess Singdongma the Lion Faced lady who dispells all fear from the ten directions for those who invoke upon her fercocious and volcanic like power. Praise to this wrathful lady that burns all gnosis and projections! Remover of all that harms and obstructs and trampled under her feet. Tsem Rinpoche--To learn more about Singdongma:
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Xiaqiong Monastary, Qinghai, Tibet, China. Over 100 meters tall Lord Tsongkapa statue. The only one of it's kind. Totally amazing. Picture 2
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Xiaqiong Monastary, Qinghai, Tibet, China. Over 100 meters tall Lord Tsongkapa statue. The only one of it's kind. Totally amazing. Picture 1
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You can work with me and we finish the dreams. You can leave citing any reasons you may have. You may join back again with me and my arms are open to you. Or you may go away as an enemy or remain friends. However you do I will accept. I dream big and work hard and sometimes it's hard for you, others and me, but if we finish, there is great satisfaction. Satisfaction doesn't come free. But one thing for sure, I will finish what I have started with or without you. Too many depend on it and many have hopes in it. We need to remember our words, our promises and our hopes we gave others and not shatter it. Sometimes we need to put our personal feelings aside and just get it done with a bang and be happy about it because in the end letting others down is not a way of life. Be kind, have integrity, don't make excuses, don't justify but just complete the works that make the dreams materialize and in the process you fulfill the dreams of many others. Others is always the key. Others and oneself are intertwined. Life is then fulfilled. That is life. Life is like that.~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Please click on picture to see this special mantra
1 month ago
Long Manjushri mantra: Namo Manjushriye Kumara Bhutaya Bodhisattvaya Maha-sattvaya Maha-karuni-kaya Tayatha Om Aradzey Biradzey Shuddhey Bishuddhey Shodaya Bishodayey Amaley Bimaley Nirmaley Dzaya-varey Ruru-tsaley Hung Hung Hung Phet Phet Phet Soha!
2 months ago
Love is.....
2 months ago
Very powerful. Must click on picture and read and share.
2 months ago
Some people just work quietly in the background and do their best in their own way to benefit others. They don't say much but work super hard. I must say Pastor Dr. Lanse is one of them. She does not need attention, she does not complain and she does not ever create problems. She is independent and yet kind. She is our wonderful translator who works very hard to get translations of many dharma teachings into Chinese. This is just something short and sweet to let everyone know how much I appreciate Pastor Lanse and enjoy being with her work and her. Because of her and several other vital and lovely people, much practical dharma is in the Chinese speaking world. I thank Pastor Dr. Lanse from my heart. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Materialism is prevalent because the societal norms teaches people to be consumers at a young age. Buying things we don't need all to feed the ego. You can drive an expensive vehicle, but at the end of the day its still just a car. You can buy a flashy watch, but in reality all it does is tell time. People are more concerned with image and feeding their egos than being a beneficial person to society. Investing money on the outside to appear a certain way to others, yet forgetting to invest in yourself to becoming a better person. People spend their whole lives working to attain materialistic things using their accumulation of materialism to validate their existence, but when you die you can't take any of it with you. Don't let this system turn you into a vanity slave, realize you're worth much more than that. Feed your soul not your ego.-from Dr Asky (Powerful words of wisdom even from the secular point of view)
2 months ago
I love little Dharma boy.
2 months ago
Lord Tsongkhapa's holy retreat house in Tibet. Huge pilgrimage spot.
2 months ago
Lama Tsongkhapa footprint as a child
2 months ago
Kedrub Je's personal statue of Yamantaka
2 months ago
Prince Siddhartha with his maternal aunt Queen Mahaprajapati Gotami
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    2 months ago
    HH the Dalai Lama prays with HH Trijang Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Such a beautiful video of His Holiness Dalai Lama, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche (Very exalted high Nyingma lama) are all praying together. In the background you see a young Kyabje Lati Rinpoche too. So beautiful. This is how it was before the ban. All the sects and high lamas were superbly harmonious. After the Dorje Shugden ban things changed for the worse. May the ban be released soon. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
    3 months ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    3 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
  • A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
    3 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    3 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    4 months ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
  • Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
  • My good friend Justin Ripley
    5 months ago
    My good friend Justin Ripley
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    6 months ago
    I requested Choji Lah to do a trusol, rabney and soongdroop for our large DS and Buddha. In this video, he is performing trusol which is ritually 'bathing' the environment and blessing all those who come to visit our Wisdom Hall and Dorje Shugden. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Bigfoot arrives!!!
    6 months ago
    Bigfoot arrives!!!
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  • Mumu Loves Snack!
    6 months ago
    Mumu Loves Snack!
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    6 months ago
    For H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, a blog post is not just a blog post but Dharma work that generates merits which should be dedicated. Click here to find out what blog post Rinpoche was dedicating the merits for when he recited this prayer: ~Ani Lobsang Pema
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    6 months ago
    Panchen Lama in Beijing on CCTV - China's official news. The respect and position they give His Holiness Panchen Lama is great.
  • Magical fish tank with Buddha statue
    6 months ago
    Magical fish tank with Buddha statue


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5 hours ago
Dorje Shugden Puja at Kechara House Penang. Pastor Patsy
5 hours ago
Urgent Menlha conducted today for Sponsor's beloved who are ill. By puja House 27 November'15
5 hours ago
Gossip Cutting Puja conducted today. 27 November'15
5 hours ago
Every day Kent Kok will check and Repair Gompa facilities. By Puja House 28 November'15
11 hours ago
On June 14, 2015 Kechara marked another milestone with the opening of Kechara House Penang. Located in the northern island state of Penang, the opening of Kechara House Penang is the result of many years of hard work by my student Pastor Patsy Gooi. H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche - Pastor Antoinette
12 hours ago
This is a campaign that aims to raise funds for food for the rescued birds in the aviary of Kechara Forest Retreat. Please help us to take care of the birds nobody wanted. - Pastor Antoinette
16 hours ago
Looking for a vegetarian banquet experience? Look no further! Visit us at Kechara Oasis for special weekday promotions on vegetarian banquet menus. Promotion period runs from 1 Dec 2015 to 31 Jan 2016 with prices starting as low as RM488++. Make your reservation today at: Kechara Oasis Jaya One Tel: 03-7968 1818 or Kechara Oasis Viva Home Tel: 03-9284 1818
19 hours ago
A life sized Buddha statue recently unearthed at Mes Aynak, Afghanistan.~ Lilyn Tan
Dr.Chris Chong gave a sharing on the prevention of headaches and migraine through exercises with Kechara House and Puja House staffs on 26/11/15. Lucy Yap
Big Dorje Shugden puja did for Sponsor to clear the obstacles he face. By Puja House 26 November'15
Menlha puja sponsored to eliminate the pain the Sponsor's beloved feel due to the illness. By Puja House 26 November'15
Gossip Cutting Puja, also known as The Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws sponsored by sponsor to cut the rumours which is not true about her. By Puja House 26 November'15
Oops!! Everyone were excited when they saw a visitor who is Indian ghost came from British. How grateful. Victoria Lam KSDS.
We have a group of pretty witches we're pay a visit at KFR. Victoria Lam KSDS.
Beside of teaching in KSDS, every teachers has talents. Teacher Victor done make up by himself. Victoria Lam KSDS.
Horror cake specially made by our sponsored. Do you dare to eat? Only special on our KSDS Halloween event. Victoria Lam KSDS .
Thank you to Pastor Chia who had help us to make Organic Lemongrass cocktail with Chia seeds on our KSDS Halloween in KFR. Victoria KSDS.
Think deeply ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
Love all ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
Where to go? ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
Please lift ban now ! ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(khjb)
I'm balancing ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
Truth talk. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
Beauty in truth. ~Tsem Rinpoche From:June Tang(Khjb)
Dorje Shugden Retreat: A powerful practice to fulfill wishes ! - Pastor Antoinette





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