A kind woman

Oct 25, 2015 | Views: 578

Not many truly understand or empathize with the suffering of hunger… and even fewer feel for the sufferings of hunger that plague street dogs around the world. It takes a very special person to recognize this suffering, and one such person was Gyani Deula. I was very sad to hear about the passing of such a compassionate lady, who took into her care more than 20 street dogs even though she herself had close to nothing… and even when her family abandoned her due to the increasing costs of feeding those dogs, she never gave up the dogs which she considered her family. Earning just NPR1,000 (approximately RM40 or USD10) a month, she cared for these street dogs until the day she passed away.

The world needs more compassionate people like Gyani. I pray that she takes a new and good rebirth and be blessed with good conditions to continue her caring works for the abandoned and unwanted street animals. She is a hero. I am worried about her dogs now though.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

The Death of Dog Mother

Gyani Deula, a homeless temple-dweller known for her love and compassion towards stray dogs, passed away at the Ganesh Temple in Kamaladi Sunday morning. She was 56.

In November 2012, Nepal Times profiled Deula in a profile titled ‘The Dog Mother’, a moniker stuck. A few organisations even carried out fund-raising programs for her and her four-legged friends.

Deula had been living at the temple after being abandoned by her family, and made a living selling flowers. She spent much of her meagre income to feed her dogs every day.

“It’s difficult, but I will provide for them until I die, they are my family,” she had told Nepali Times in 2012. “I worry about them once I am gone, what will my babies do? Who will feed them and love them?”

As Gyani Deula anticipated, the dogs being looked after by her have now become helpless yet again. They are hungry and waiting for their mother – probably unaware that Deula has left them forever.

Deula had started adopting dogs after she found abandoned puppies in a carton dumped near the temple in 2009. She was herself abandoned by her family, and adopted all the puppies.

Gyani Deula had signed a will that her eyes be donated and a team from Tilganga Hospital extracted her corneas on Sunday itself for transplants to patients. After the news about her death spread on social networking sites, many who knew of her compassion and devotion to dogs went to Pashupati Aryaghat to attend her funeral and bid her goodbye.

When Deula’s body was put in a van and taken to Pashupati Aryaghat, some of her adopted dogs even followed her.

 

Gyani Deula Profile: The Dog Mother

For Gyani Deula and her 21 adopted dogs, it’s Kukur Tihar every day.

At 5 pm every evening, a plump, middle-aged flower seller at the Ganesh Temple in Kamaladi brings out three pots of rice, dal, and meat. She sits on a mat on a corner of the street, and feeds her furry four-legged friends.

Like a mother tending her children, Gyani Deula talks to her 21 dogs, coaxing them to eat up. She heaps ladles full of rice and curry into their bowls. Bijuli is one of the shyer dogs who prefers to eat alone, so Gyani gets up to feed her separately.

Gyani has lived on the temple grounds all her life, after being abandoned by her family she has found canine companionship more rewarding. “The dogs have been more loyal, caring, and protective than any friend or relative,” says Gyani, hugging Sweety.

Gyani started adopting dogs three years ago after she found abandoned puppies in a carton dumped near the temple. The 54-year-old makes a meagre living selling flowers to pilgrims and sets aside part of her earnings to buy food for the dogs. The Seto Machhendranath committee pays her Rs 1,000 a month to look after the chariot, and others helped set up her flower stall.

Gyani adopts every dog that is dumped at the temple, and takes care of them as if they were her own children. The 21 dogs are all registered with a nearby vet, and Gyani makes sure they get their shots and the females are neutered. The dogs get a breakfast of milk and biscuits and even a bowl of Pedigree dog food. The puppies are hand fed with human baby food and eggs.

All this costs Rs 7,000 a month, and she still owes the vet Rs 5,000 for the shots. Gyani’s son and daughter-in-law left her because they couldn’t handle the attention and resources she was devoting to her pets.

“It’s difficult, but I will provide for them until I die, they are my family,” she says matter-of-factly. “I worry about them once I am gone, what will my babies do? Who will feed them and love them?”

Gyani knows the names of all her dogs by heart. “That is Khaire, Kali, and Gore,” she says, pointing out the mostly-female mongrels, “and those are Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Sweety, Bijuli, Naulo, and Bhakta Bahadur.”

Despite the fact that dogs are gods in Nepal, and are worshipped this year on Kukur Tihar on Tuesday 13 November, hundreds of mongrel puppies are discarded on the streets of Kathmandu every year.

Gyani’s dogs are gentle and friendly, even with strangers. They like to playfully chase bikes that circle the temple which they guard at night. They get up at four every morning, lining up in front of the temple and howling in unison as the priest rings the bell.

The dogs are all devoted to Gyani, they pull at her sari if she is going out on an errand, and sulk when she is away. At night they sneak into her tiny room and snuggle at the foot of her bed.

As it got dark one evening this week, Gyani set out mattresses and blankets for her dogs under the shed where the chariot wheels are stored.

Gyani has seen people in fancy cars stop, dump the puppies on the sidewalk, and go inside the temple to pray. Threading a marigold garland, Gyani says: “What kind of dharma is that? God will punish them one day for their cruelty.”

Source: http://www.nepalitimes.com/blogs/thebrief/2015/06/07/the-death-of-dog-mother/

 

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  1. nicholas on Oct 7, 2019 at 2:51 pm

    It’s so touching and inspiring. Gyani may seem poor by her condition but she is rich in compassion which nothing can be replaceable. What really makes me respect her is that even though Gyani’s family abandoned her but that doesn’t make her a cold-hearted person. In fact, I think she understands very much the feeling being abandoned in return she develope the care and love for the stray dogs and treated them just like her own children. Not all bad experiences turn one to be bad, Gyani shows us the opposite and with her unfortunate condition, she learned and able to provide the best that she could for the dogs. This reminded me of H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche who also has the same quality. Rinpoche suffered a lot during his young age and had gone through so much suffering but that doesn’t turn Rinpoche onto a bad person, instead of with that experienced Rinpoche to benefit many people and show them compassion, love and care.

    Gyani indeed a lovely and inspiring lady.

  2. yin ping on Jan 21, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    Anyone who takes the time and effort to be kind is beautiful. Gyani Deula, a homeless temple-dweller with a big heart who looked after 21 stray dogs despite of her difficult life. She was abandoned by her family and since then she lived at the temple. She earned little by selling flowers but that didn’t stop her to look after the stray dogs. She provided food and necessary medical for the dogs with some help from a few organizations and vet. Her greatest worries were always about who is going to take care of her doggies family when she is no longer here.

    Gyani passed away on 2012. She donated her eyes to Tilganga Hospital. Her act of kindness has made her life a meaningful one, bringing care and happiness to the dogs, and also spreading the awareness of being kind to people around her. People who knew her compassion and devotion to dogs went to attend her funeral to pay final respects. Her passed is a lost, but her kindness will remain in people’s heart, reminding them to give love and care.

  3. Pastor Han Nee on Jan 8, 2017 at 11:39 pm

    Gyani Deula, a homeless temple-dweller, with such a big heart! Deula had been abandoned by her family after she started adopting , feeding and caring for stray dogs that she had rescued. The first stray dogs were abandoned puppies that hade been dumped near the temple. She had looked after them like her own children, making sure they had their shots and were neutered. She got by with a meagre income from selling , feeding her dogs, over 20 of them, from this meagre income .However difficult it was, she was determined to provide for them until she died.

    Unfortunately, she died at the age of 56 in the temple where she had been living after being abandoned by her family. Affectionately called the “dog mother”, she is much loved by her canine children, who will miss her now she is no more. May all her dogs not be abandoned again, even with her death. Her generosity wextended to beyond her death. She had signed a will that her eyes be donated and a team from Tilganga Hospital extracted her corneas on the Sunday itself , the day of death, for transplants to patients.

    May this kind lady go on lifetime after lifetime caring for homeless animals.May her dogs be adopted by other kind souls.

  4. Vivian Ong on Dec 20, 2016 at 10:52 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. I totally respect what Gyani Deula does. She has the compassion and kind heart to the 21 dogs that she adopted. She has been treating them well and took care of their health by sending them to the vet for jabs. Though is tough for her, but she will give all her care to the dogs. She has done so much good deed. May she have a good and swift rebirth.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  5. Lew on Aug 8, 2016 at 2:19 am

    This is such a remarkable story about someone who has literally nothing, but yet, gave everything she has to care for animals who cannot even say “Thank You”. It is “strange” that people who do not have much, are the people who are more generous. May be it is because they really know the feeling of hunger and cannot let others to feel the same hunger.

    I feel this is a good article for people who wants to get a pet. Many people get a pet and when situation does not allow, they dump their pet and they become stray. It is very bad towards the animals. I pray that people will take care of their pets as their own family member.

  6. CindyH on Jun 9, 2016 at 2:10 pm

    In recent times, it is definitely rare to find people like Gyani with such unconditional love for her dogs and steadfastly taking care of them despite her own difficulties and financial situation. In fact, she makes no distinction and viewed the dogs as her family and she even worries about what would happen to them when she is no longer around.
    It is also quite significant that she never saw her (homeless) situation as so destitute that she couldn’t afford to help the dogs, she just took them in with determination to provide for them as long as she lived.

    Yet, for many of us who are definitely more well-off than her, have so much more reservations to contribute even in a manner less than what Gyani has done. What Gyani has accomplished, effectively renders all justifications for not doing anything at all as what it truly is – excuses, since there are always ways to contribute/take action and in varying degree. Anything, even on a smaller scale, is better than not doing anything.

    Her death is definitely a loss but her life remains a shining example of unconditional compassion in action where she prioritised the needs of others before hers without any agenda or expected returns but simply because she can relate to their pain and did whatever she can to alleviate such suffering.

  7. Sharon Ong on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    Gyani has such immense love and compassion to care for these creatures, putting their well-being before her own. Hope that some kind people will offer her some financial help to ease her burden.

    Thank you for sharing stories about beautiful people such as Gyani, Rinpoche.

  8. samfoonheei on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this touching story of a amazing woman who cares for the abandoned puppies as if they are her own children till her last breath.Her story really my heart hoping that more people will be like her.
    Thanks again.

    • Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Apr 8, 2016 at 3:34 am

      Yes samfoonhei, it would be fantastic for the world if more people were like this wonderful lady. Can you imagine if every person in the world cared about animals and took just one dog off the streets and into their homes? That would be billions of dogs saved.

      Actually, all of us have the capacity to be like her. We can start in small, small ways like how Rinpoche carries dog food in his car so we can always stop by the side of the road to feed the strays. Maybe at this moment we can’t open a rescue or take in street dogs and care for them like this kind lady, but we can do our bit to help.

      If we don’t have a car, we can support animal care projects or animal rescues. If we don’t have time to volunteer, offer money. If we don’t like to offer money, give animal food. If we don’t like to give food, we can sponsor one animal’s medical bills. There are lots and lots of ways each and every one of us can make a difference. When we wish for more people in the world to be kind, the best and fastest way to make that wish come true is for us to become kind people ourselves 🙂

  9. Uncle Eddie on Apr 5, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    As His Holiness, The 14th Dalai Lama has once said, “Many creatures have toiled singly or jointly to make our lives comfortable. The food we eat and the clothes we wear, have not laboured to produce them. That is why we should be grateful to all our fellow creatures. Life is as dear – is as dear to a mute creature, as it is to a man. Just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.” It is further said, that the eating of meat extinguishes the seed of compassion! All living beings are said to be spiritual in essence and are conscious with their hearts like every human beings too! Om Mani Padme Hunm.

  10. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 5, 2016 at 2:36 am

    Pictures tell a thousand words. The feeling I get is that, this was a wonderful and warm lady who cared for dogs more than even her own well being.

  11. Chris Chong on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:51 am

    Dear Rinpoche ,

    Thank you for sharing this post on this amazing women. Her love and compassion for those homeless dogs is beyond this world. She is willing to be away from her family just to be able to continue what she wanted to do which is helping those dogs. She also sacrifices a large portion of her income which is quite little already to be used on the expenses on the dogs.

    She shows perfect example of not attached to money, relationships and materialistic gains. All she want is the dogs to be fed, to be shown love, and have a home. She is already living the dharma.

    Chris

  12. Valentina Suhendra on Dec 28, 2015 at 5:38 pm

    The kindness of Gyani Deula really touched my heart. Although I also help animals from time to time and feed cats on the street, her devotion was much greater than I. Animals are helpless beings. I love them because sometime, I found them much kinder and more loyal than some humans once you get their trust.

    I hope Gyani Deula will have a good and swift rebirth and continue to take care of the helpless animals and may the dogs she left will be taken care off as well.

  13. Lucas Roth on Dec 27, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    This woman is truly one in millions. I wish her a smooth and good rebirth. I am also saddened by her passing. She could recognise pain in other beings which is amazing, but not only that, she gave her all and everything that she had to those beings. It is true, dogs and other animals feel pain like us and they get hungry like us so they deserve as much as us. But a lot of people don’t see that.

    I want to give to animals like that. I want to grow up and become successful. I want to give to others in a way that I can give more than I can now. I want to be successful to give more to them when I can. I can donate more and I will have more to make more for them. That is how I want to help when I grow up.

    She had so much burden on her but she kept one thing higher than her, the dogs. I respect that tremendously. I wish her a good rebirth. She did a good thing and hopefull it inspires more to follow in her footsteps.

  14. pema thinley on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    This is difficult to believe that such kind lady existed. So touching story Rinpoche. She could manage to suffer for them even though she herself is under problems. How courageous and compassionate. I have my prayers for swift and good rebirth _()_. May she be born to continue her kind acts in much profound and with less difficulties.

  15. Jutika Lam on Dec 5, 2015 at 11:43 pm

    It is really hard to find people like Gyani Deula in Nepal and around the world who sacrifice so much to take care of the welfare of animals of which whom manysadly look down upon.

    What stood out for me was that she isn’t a rich, well to do person who has a stable job or even at least a house to stay in but she is actually a homeless person who was even abandoned by her own family but yet she is still committed to helping abandoned stray dogs and making sure they get food.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post.

  16. Kb thapa on Dec 5, 2015 at 10:06 pm

    Gyani’s love for her cute mumus is very touching..In Nepal very rare to see
    people taking care animals as i have seen a lots people just ignore them nobody care about them,,reading this article made me so happy… she is not rich but still able to find money and take care them..hope one day can meet her in Nepal.. thank you Rinpoche for finding such a beautiful kind person and sharing her story..

  17. June Kang on Nov 28, 2015 at 12:41 am

    I can understand Gyani’s love to the dog. I have experience this with my little niece who is now 9 years old. She always take care of those abandoned puppies, she spend most her time feeding milk to the puppies and talk to them. That is one time we have 9 puppies in our house.

    She feed the dog with “wholemeal bread”, when we told her don’t feed wholemeal bread because is expensive, and she replied back and asked why the dog is eating cheaper bread, why we cannot treat the dog just like how we treat a human.

    And Gyani said “The dogs have been more loyal, caring, and protective than any friend or relative,”, I agreed with this. When you take good care of them, they payback by taking care of your house and protective you at the same time. And some of the “human” will hurt you despite all the while you take good care of them.

    I respect Gyani who unconditionally taking care of dog. A modal for us to learn from her.

  18. Beatrix Ooi on Nov 26, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Gyani was such an empowering and kind woman, her death is definitely a loss as there are not many kind people like her in our society nowadays. She is indeed a very good person, even though she wasn’t very wealthy herself, but she was willing to share what she had with her beloved pet doggies. The dogs love her for a reason and I’m pretty sure this is why.

    From what I observe, normally a person who loves animals unconditionally are always the kindest and most generous person because animals are incapable of saying “thank you” or do anything in return of peoples’ kindness. Therefore, a person who helps and does not ask for anything in return is a person who’s truly making good use of their human lives to benefit others even animals.

    I really hope that the dogs are well and I too wish that there’s someone who’s kind enough to feed the dogs so they don’t starve. May Gyani take a good rebirth in a dharmic family, always be kind and spiritual by practising the Buddha Dharma.

  19. Wah Ying on Nov 24, 2015 at 1:27 am

    Gyani和她的狗儿的故事感人,希望有人能“继承”她的志业,照顾她遗留下来的20多只狗狗。

    网上还是有不少这样的言论:为什么会有人爱狗多过爱家人或人?总觉得像Gyani这样的人对动物的爱或表现是“不正常”或“过火”的,是难于理解的。

    Gyani说得很好:狗的忠诚和关心超越亲人能给予的,狗爷比有血缘关系的亲人能给予的保护更多。狗的爱很简单直接,没有猜疑和耍心机。接近狗和家里有养狗的人大概都知道,所以,像Gyani那样爱护自己的狗-忠诚的朋友甚至是家人,看在一般人眼里应该很容易理解。

    像Guyana这样的大爱的表现,应该获得的是表扬,至少没有表扬也不应该是非议。

  20. Pavara Lam on Nov 2, 2015 at 12:28 am

    Gyani’s personalities are really that of a god.
    I have not heard of any Nepali’s so poor but yet can feed and raise more than 20 dogs. Even after Gyani’s family abandoned her, she still kept on not losing hope at all. She always made sure that her dogs were well fed and taken care of even though she herself had barely anything to eat.
    If I sent someone to live in Nepal and take care of 20+ dogs and live on 1000 RS a month,no one would be able to do it, That is partly because we crave so much luxury that we really can’t live without it.
    We badly lack these kind of people, there are only a pitiful few who could or would go to such extent in caring for stray dogs.

    I am really sure that Gyani would have a good rebirth due to the deeds she had done in this life.

  21. Edward Ooi on Oct 31, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    I like her personality very much. For some reason, when I read about the story of her life and look at her pictures, I can feel very strong and happy vibes from her. Not all heroes wear capes and have superpowers, and she is one of the great examples. She is amazing because she takes very good care of her dogs and gives them food, water and shelter even when she is short of them. It is truly sad to learn that she has already passed on.

    She is very compassionate towards animals which is what I always mention and it is something special that not many people would be doing if they were in her shoes. It is already nearly impossible to survive on just Rs1,000 every month and needless to say, she still continues to feed her dogs until the day she passed on. How often do we actually witness people like this before?

    As for me, I haven’t met many of them in my life. Most of the people I know are too caught up with earning money. Which is not too bad, but when it’s over the limit then it’s bad, you will start to realize that they become lost as they grow old wondering what good things they have done besides than just earning money? It is not necessary to help only animals, we can also help homeless people by buying or cooking food for them if you think it is better not to just give them money because we never know what they will do with it.

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  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 05:13 PM
    Rinpoche have shown us an example to have faith and trust in Buddha. When pray sincerely, have trust and faith our wishes will be fulfilled.Buddha will bless us when we have sincere motivation.
    Really a good article about Medicine Buddha .It is really inspiring and thank you very much for sharing with us.
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 05:04 PM
    The Rain Stopper

    A few years ago, I think in 2005, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche and a few of us went to Kathmandu, Nepal to buy Buddha statues for our outlets in Malaysia, it was around July and it was a rainy season in Nepal, so it rained almost daily during the daytime and it made the shopping trip somewhat troublesome, because the statue shops in Nepal are mostly in Boudanath and it was not a covered shopping mall, you have to go from shop to shop in the rain. We were staying in Hyatt Regency Kathmandu then and it was raining quite heavily as we were waiting at the lobby for the taxis to bring us to Boudanath, Rinpoche commented that it was another tiresome rainy day, and he said to us “You guys wait here, I am going to talk to my friends”, then Rinpoche left the seat, walked towards the hotel entrance, and start staring at the gloomy sky while mumbling something. The few of us who looked at each other, and all turned to stared at Rinpoche, this lasted for about 5 minutes, then Rinpoche walked back to us and said “It’s ok now, I just talked to them and they are OK with it, we can leave soon.” True enough, in about 5 minutes, the downpour turned into drizzle, and we hopped into the taxis, by the time the taxis were speeding along the bustling streets of Kathmandu, the rain stopped completely.

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  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 03:11 PM
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    The helpless animals, such as dogs in this case, have had to suffer immensely during the storms. As can be seen in the article, there is an uproar regarding dogs being tied up during the hurricanes which made it impossible for them to escape. In fact, the authorities may have encouraged people to leave their pets behind in some areas, but they should not have been tied up and left to suffer from the strong winds and rain. No one wants to be put in such a position, and neither do animals.

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    It is no surprise that many theories have been put forward in an attempt to crystallise the undefined nature and origin of the Lizard Man. Essentially, there are two leading theories – one based on evolution and the other on extra-terrestrials.

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    It was the proper venue for teaching the Maha-Sudassana Sutra (Story of the Great King of Glory).
    Subhadda, whom Buddha Shakyamuni felt still needed to be given teachings, was there. Subhadda consequently became the last monk to be ordained by Buddha Shakyamuni; upon meditating on the teachings received directly from the Buddha, he swiftly became an arhat (perfected) and entered Parinirvana shortly before Buddha Shakyamuni.
    Buddha Shakyamuni foresaw that His disciples would argue over the sharing of His relics. He wanted Doha, a wise and respected old Brahmin of Kushinagar, to mediate the disciples’ disagreements.

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  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 02:39 PM
    On June 21, 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to witness an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat. H.E. Tsem Rinpoche briefly describes here the history and background of trances, and what happened on the day itself.

    For the first time in history, a Tibetan oracle had the invocation done for the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden to enter or take trance, and there were no Tibetan monks involved. It was all local, lay Malaysians who did the invocation. Our people practiced very hard and diligently with a lot of sincerity and commitment for many weeks, to do the chanting, to learn the rituals and to ensure the procedure was done right. And everything was a great success.

    On the fateful day as preordained, we escorted Chojela to the prayer hall where there were 700 people (by invitation only) waiting to witness and to get blessings of the trance. We then assisted him in dressing in the correct regalia of the official oracle, including the hat and the boots. The instruments of trance such as the sword and spears were nearby along with the noose. The invocation was done and Dorje Shugden entered very smoothly into the oracle. He immediately got up as per tradition and did a very special Vajra dance in our prayer hall, which is the dance of clearing the obstacles.

    Read more about this historical moment of 700 Meet A Buddha at http://bit.ly/38oe0vP
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 02:29 PM
    The rabbis call on their “fellow Jews to transition toward animal-free, plant-based diets.This approach to sustenance is an expression of sharing Jewish values of compassion for animals, protection of the environment, and concern for our physical and spiritual well-being.”

    Read more about Rabbis Urge Jews to Go Vegan in Global Campaign at http://bit.ly/2RF5vGT
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 01:40 PM
    The crow pheasant is a beautiful bird, I saw this bird just yesterday. It is good to know that it is a good omen. It somehow gives me an assurance that things will only get better. Sometimes when people are lost and not sure if they have made the right decision, seeing signs like this can really calm people’s mind.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-crow-pheasant-bringer-of-auspicious-omens.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:37 AM
    The 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden

    This is the prayer to Dorje Shugden as composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Dungkar Monastery of Domo Geshe Rinpoche. It is good to recite daily or when in need of help. You can see in the prayer His Holiness enthrones Dorje Shugden as the “supreme collected nature of all Gurus and Protective Deities and requests to grant siddhis” (attainments). Ordinary spirits cannot grant siddhis therefore in this prayer, Dalai Lama recognized Dorje Shugden as a superior being who can grant two types of siddhis. Ordinary and extra-ordinary siddhis. His Holiness surely could not be tricked by a spirit. His Holiness saw Dorje Shugden as a superior being embodying the gurus and Protective Deities who can grant two types of siddhis.

    Read of the 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/14DalaiLamaDSPrayer
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:32 AM
    The Fourth Takpu, Pema Vajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub

    Apart from his visions related to Dorje Shugden, Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub is said to have had numerous other mystical experiences. During a stay at Chubzang he had a vision of the sixty-two deity body mandala of Heruka Cakrasamvara, from whom he received the four initiations (dbang bzhi). He was also able to reveal the location of a sacred cave called Takten (rtag brtan) near Chubzang, which is related to Heruka. During a retreat at the Nyang caves (nyang phug) near Samye Monastery (bsam yas), he had a vision of Padmasambhava, his consorts, and his entourage of disciples. Although this may be interpreted as contradictory to the often perceived sectarian nature of this lineage, Padmasambhava appears to have been held in high regard. Trijang Lobzang Tendzin Gyatso, for example, also bestowed Padmasambhava empowerments and related teachings.

    Read about this great visionary Master who left precious legacies of practices: http://bit.ly/TakpuPemaVajra
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:35 PM
    Happy to see so many people attended this Dorje Shugden puja in Malacca Chapel . May more people know about Dorje Shugden Chapel to receive his blessings.It so happened to be in a historical and peak street of Malacca center point.
    May Dorje Shugden’s practice spread to all direction to benefit many more people in Malacca. As Malacca is a tourist destination for many tourist from all over the world. Thank you very much for sharing this article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/36lnXIA
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:01 PM
    Rob Lowe is a famous actor and celebrity from Hollywood who has starred in such films as St Elmo’s Fire and also the very popular hit TV series The West Wing. Recently he and his sons did a series called The Lowe Files which is something like an X Files series. The family investigates strange happenings, occurrences, mysterious creatures, supernatural lore, unsolved mysteries and the like. Between the three of them, Rob Lowe has previously said that they have varying levels of skepticism. While Rob Lowe is more ready to believe in supernatural phenomenon, his sons profess to be more grounded and skeptical than their father.

    But with a show that focuses on such topics, of course it was only a matter of time that they covered Bigfoot. I was pleasantly surprised to see this episode because not many people, especially famous people, want to be associated with this genre of investigation. Let’s be honest – society thinks that people who investigate things like poltergeists and Bigfoot are generally regarded as a little different and quirky. So for someone who is famous to openly investigate, talk about and be interested in Bigfoot, is good for the field of investigation which is known as cryptozoology.

    Read more about Rob Lowe Face-To-Face with Bigfoot
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 02:02 PM
    Even though John Lennon has passed away but his songs continue to bring positivity in people’s life. Famous people are very influential to the public, some choose to use their fame to give people a positive influence, such as John Lennon. What we want, we have to fight for it and do something to make it happens. If we want peace, we have to start with ourselves, we can’t expect it from other people.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/how-i-got-into-john-lennon.html
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:50 PM
    Scores of tap water samples from more than a dozen nations were analysed by scientists for an investigation by Orb Media, who shared the findings with the Guardian. Overall, 83 per cent of the samples were contaminated with plastic fibres.

    The new analyses indicate the ubiquitous extent of microplastic contamination in the global environment. Previous work has been largely focused on plastic pollution in the oceans, which suggests people are eating microplastics via contaminated seafood.

    Mahon said there were two principal concerns: very small plastic particles and the chemicals or pathogens that microplastics can harbour. “If the fibres are there, it is possible that the nanoparticles are there too that we can’t measure,” she said. “Once they are in the nanometre range they can really penetrate a cell and that means they can penetrate organs, and that would be worrying.

    Read more about Do you know what you are drinking? http://bit.ly/2t2LnnU
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:40 PM
    One of the global fashion powerhouses which is Gucci is going to stop using fur for its fashion in 2018. Not only that but whatever they have remaining which is fur, they will auction off and donate the proceeds to organisations against animal cruelty.

    I was so happy to hear this news! It is good when brands are self-aware and recognise the role they play in providing a demand for these cruel industries. These lead to the suffering of many animals before their painful deaths.

    For such a huge global brand to make this decision must mean there is a demand for cruelty-free fashion, and they know they can remain a viable business even if they don’t offer fur. So it is also good that when consumers apply pressure to other brands, to let them know they will still buy into the clothing even if there is no fur. From the side of the consumer and the side of the producer, both can work together in this way to eradicate fur farms and cruelty to animals.

    Read more about Do you know what Gucci did? at http://bit.ly/38k8FWl

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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