All she needed was a hug…

Jul 16, 2013 | Views: 1,374

 

Dear friends,

You must really see this video and read this story. You want something to warm up your day, break your heart and also has a happy ending? Well you are clicking onto the right story here. A true story. Please share this with others as touched me and it will touch you too.

 

Edie the Maltese

 

I came across a very touching video about a dog that was rescued from Lancaster Animal Shelter in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, like most animal shelters, Lancaster Shelter has a high kill rate… Many many dogs are euthanised on a daily basis and Edie, was supposed to be one of them. Although most animal shelters start out with the noble reason to save animals, many shelters are unable to care for the dogs the way that they should be… probably due to the lack of funds and the sheer number of dogs at the shelter.

Edie was branded to be “too aggressive” for adoption and was placed in line to be euthanized by the shelter… but this adorable Maltese was so afraid, and out of compassion an animal rescuer saved her from such a terrible fate… She spent 15 days at the animal shelter before she was saved, narrowly escaping death. After being rescued, you can see from the video that she was so terrified that she defecated herself… Poor poor Edie. What she experienced before and at the shelter must have been traumatizing for her…

Do watch the video below. The man who saved her from the shelter is truly compassionate. As soon as Edie sat on his lap, she calmed down tremendously, turning into an affectionate dog like she must have been once upon a time. Looks like she’s not aggressive after all… just a scared, lost little dog. See how a dog that was once labelled “too aggressive to be adopted” turned out to be the most lovable dog anyone would ever want to have, after just one hug…

Always go the extra mile to save a life just like what these animal rescuers did. Life is so precious… There are millions of animals at the hundreds of thousands of animal shelters that could use a loving home. Try not buy pets from a pet store but adopt them from a local shelter. Everyone deserves a second chance…

This is the Facebook page of the group of people that saved Edie. Do give them your support! http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=579952662054946&set=vb.568256666557879&type=2&theaters

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Rescued…

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Words written within the video:

3-10-2010

I got a call from my friend, Bronwyne, who told me about Edie.

Edie was scheduled to be euthanised yesterday at the Lancaster shelter, but Bronwyne decided not to let it happen.

She told me that Edie is really scared, and asked if I could meet her at the vet so I can evaluate her.

Edie was so scared that she defecated. So I quickly pulled her out of the corner, and onto my lap right away.

I hope she understands it’s just a temporary look.

Everything is so scary at the shelter, especially when you weigh ten pounds.

Please don’t overlook these animals when you are at the shelter.

All Edie needed is a hug.

Thank you Edie Gobbie from the American Maltese Association for helping with this project.

Thank you Stephanie Babcock for always being there for the rescued animals.

and most important, special thanks to Bronwyne Mirkovich for saving Edie’s life.

Please sure this video with everybody you know.

Thank you! Eldad

 

Adopted!!!

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  1. Yee Yin on Aug 19, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    It is very heartbreaking to see how scared Edie was in the beginning when she was approached by the rescuer. She looked traumatised, perhaps she was bullied by people before. She must have lived on the street for quite some times looking at how dirty she is.

    She was aggressive not by nature but because she needed to protect herself. Luckily, she was not put to sleep, a kind-hearted rescuer came to see her and showed her love. Edie just wanted to be protected and feel safe. When the rescuer assured Edie she would be taken care of, she immediately put down her guard and was very obedient.

    Animals are like human beings. They will feel scared and they need protections. They are more vulnerable than human. Since we are stronger than them, we should protect them, but not inflict pain on them.

  2. Samfoonheei on Aug 18, 2019 at 1:26 pm

    Heartfelt watching the beginning of the video. Could imagine the fear the furry Edie encountered, so much so hiding at the corner. Edie was so scared and just needed is a hug and pad from some kind soul . Bronwyne Mirkovich is so compassionate , kind for saving Edie’s life. Thank you too Edie Gobbie from the American Maltese Association for helping with this wonderful project to rescue animals. Life is so precious nor matter what it is , it is still a life……human or doggie. Dogs are our best friends, never harm, abuse or hurt them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

  3. Lin Mun on Jan 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    So glad that Edie is rescued and now have a good home to take care of him. Animals is just like human, they will have feeling of scared and need care too. We should not just assume the dogs are ‘aggressive’. In fact just like us, they need a human touch.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video. It reminds us to be kind and not to abuse animals.

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  5. Edward ooi on Feb 8, 2014 at 4:00 am

    Dear Rincpoche, Edie must have been treated really badly or have seen other dogs going mad and put to sleep (just maybe). She was so scared that she even pooped But I’m really glad that she is free and being loved by Eldad. I have never seen a dog that is so afraid of humans, I think someone just have tortured her really badly before she met Eldad.

  6. Tong sun sun on Sep 12, 2013 at 11:20 pm

    我真的很佩服这些志工人员,如果没有他们的爱心,耐心和毅力。再多的也是茫然。佩服!佩服! salute !

  7. Felix Kong on Sep 11, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    This is good lesson for us learning, all animals have feeling and they are need care and love from others .Edie is so scare to the stranger but after Bronwyne Mirkovich give her a warm hug and massage, Edie is so cute and adorable 🙂 Wish all the pet owners can treat their pet with great love and care.

  8. Wan Wai Meng on Aug 21, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    Beings in the animals realms suffer from ignorance and are at the mercy of human beings, they just can’t help it. thank you for producing this video, that shows that love can heal and help animals.

  9. Cliff on Jul 29, 2013 at 3:09 am

    Such a compassionate man to have taken care of Edie. Such a poor scared little dog. Rinpoche is right, after learning and being aware about the facts that dogs should have a second chance and what goes on in pet stores just trying to make money, we really should be adopting as oppose to buying a pet from the pet store. These animals have been through so much suffering we can’t even imagine and they really do deserve a second chance. I also feel dogs whom you rescue as they grow, theyd become more attached to you and more loyal and loving. I really hope more people would support animal shelters and adopt a dog or a cat than going through a petstore to buy one. Thank you for sharing this video Rinpoche.

  10. Wai Kee on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    The baby must have been harmed before or else it wouldnt have reacted this way… dog is no different to human, like us, they have feeling, they know what is going on around them and they can feel horrified too when they know they might be in danger. Thank you Rinpoche for continously remind us to be kind to our animal friends, love them and do not harm them.

  11. Grace Leu(KHJB) on Jul 22, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    poor Edie,she cant speak,she was so hopeless.really sad to see her reaction in the video.Thank you all the people Who full of compassion have save her.They deserve 2nd chance.

  12. Yasmin on Jul 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    It seems as though humans are so separated from animals, but they can also make a connection if they understood each other. By showing compassion like this man- Bronwyne. Yay!

  13. Leu Chong Hin -kH (JB) on Jul 21, 2013 at 10:55 pm

    看了這個視頻,不難發現動物本身也是需要人們的愛護和關懷。幸虧有愛心人士為動物提供庇護所,讓受傷或是遭遇瘧待動物有個安身之所。領養者給予小狗的重生机會與對它的愛護讓我很很感動。很有教育性。謝謝上師分享。

  14. Girlie OOI on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    Most dogs do not remain still when coming face to face with strangers. In Edie’s case, she was agitated and calmed down when she found herself in the warmth of Bronwyne’s lap — from aggressive to a loving loveable ball of fur.

  15. Uncle Eddie on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    I am of the impression that this is what links an action of one’s life to its eventual result at some later time in the future, including animals. KARMA, the law of cause and effect, is what links a “good” action of what this dog could have done in its past lives, eventually to happen at this point of time to save its life. Karma is said to be the key to creating whatever future results that one may wish to have/experience – all beings, their experiences of happiness and suffering and the environments they live in are said to be created by Karma. Karma is said to be certain – in that, positive karma will certainly bring positive result of some form of happiness, and negative karma will result in some form of suffering. Therefore, a good understanding of karma is useful for us in our everyday life to gain the best advantage for both ourselves and others.

  16. Paul Yap on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Oh…this is so touching, all animals deserved the same.

    We must stop killing animals, abused them and treat them badly, animals are just like human, they deserved loves and care!

  17. Sharon Saw on Jul 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    In the UK, they had this campaign saying “Puppies are not just for Christmas”. People look at cute puppies and think that they make a great gift for their child etc but this is so irresponsible. Children don’t know the training required for puppies and their parents probably don’t either. As a result, an untrained puppy will make messes, and create a lot of angst for the family. Usually if the family does not know how to deal with the dog, the dog will get abandoned and become like Edie – afraid and aggressive out of fear.

    The only way to change things is for education – what kind of dogs to get for the family. Each breed of dog has its own indiosyncracies and it is important to know what they are before deciding to get the dog. Ironically, mongrels are very hardy and the easiest to look after, so please do look at adopting from a shelter as a first option! Usually, the caretakers at a shelter would be able to advise you which dog to adopt depending on your circumstances also, eg if you have an apartment or a house, young children or you’re single. etc.

    A dog is for life 🙂

  18. tenzin llhamo on Jul 17, 2013 at 10:45 pm

    I felt happy and sad at the same time for baby Edie.. She must have suffered a lot before being rescued hence “too aggressive” to be adopted. Cant blame her as she was just trying to defend herself. Underneath those fur, is a sad sight. But she was so cute after her grooming, I couldnt stop laughing.

    Thank you everyone who saved Edie because you care and not look the other way. Because of that, 1 precious life is not wasted. I totally support adopting dogs from shelter instead of buying them from the pet shop. Lets all make a difference and give them a chance to be the loving dog they are.

  19. Beatrix Ooi on Jul 17, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    This is truly very touching. It was very sad that she was unwanted and almost to be put to sleep. People are very irresponsible nowadays, they just buy their pets and after a while, they will abandoned them and leave them to die alone.
    I like the ending, what she needed was just a hug, a hug has calmed her down. I’m very happy that she made it alive.
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  20. hecelus tan on Jul 17, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    Compassion is the foundation in Buddhism and it’s also the main’s point in the whole Lamrim Dharma text that was composed by Lama Atisha and Lama Tsongkhapa. We know that living with the compassion attitude and thought 24 hours a day is not easy but at least we should start to train our self to get familiar with it by being a thoughtful person. Animals and people around us provide us a vast amount of chance to put it into practice and this will not only benefit our self but also the living beings around us. Today after finished watching the teaching on Lamrim by Karmapa. I learnt that even thought enemies are also the one who gave us the precious chance to meditate on compassion, Karma, Samsara, death and also impermanence. How its work? When we looked more deeply we will find that the one who we view as an enemies also suffered because his or her on Buddha nature were covered by the five poisons and it only lead him or her finally to the three lower realms again and again without any ending. I seek for Rinpoche blessing so that I may be the one who only benefit others without any harmful thought and actions. May I and all sincere Dharma practitioners developed the firmed compassion and it will not decrease but only increase more and more and stable like a Vajra. May Guru Buddha blessing be always with them and filled them up with the nectar of compassion! With folded hands, Hecelus.

  21. Sean Wang on Jul 17, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    Thank goodness there are wonderful people that would care for animals. Thank you so much for sharing this and reminding everyone to love and care for animals.

    With love and care, we can make changes. It was due to kindness that Edia survived. I rejoice.

    Personally, I have helped Pastor Susan with taking care of around 20 doggies and 10 cats and our family continually expands.

  22. Lucas Roth on Jul 17, 2013 at 11:44 am

    it is so nice to hear that Edie is okay now, what she faced in the past must have totally changed her making her so scared. all she needed was a hug… wow this story is so heartwarming. thank you Rinpoche for sharing this.

  23. Low KHJB on Jul 16, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    Thank you for the sharing Rinpoche. A very touching story about a dog named Edie.For us ,we always have the impression that ,when we see an animal growling at us means that the animal is violent and dangerous.In fact ,that animal could be putting on a display to hide its fear ,when being approach by an stranger.
    Sometimes the animal could seance it,if we approach it with compassion and sincerity.
    As for Edie,she we very fortunate to meet up with such a kind person to adopt her.Looking from the video,they could easily purchase a expensive young puppie .But they rather choose a pet that need to be saved and deserved to be given love that they were deprived.

  24. Edern Tan on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    The dog is just scared not aggressive please stop killing them. They are our friends our loyal companion.
    Hope that one day none of the dogs will get killed and get eaten.

  25. AdelineTan on Jul 16, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    This video is so touching, very happy to see little Edie, the cute Maltese was rescued and adopted by a man with so much compassion and love as she was placed in line to be euthanised by the animal shelter.Edie must have done something good in her previous life to be able to narrowly escape death this life. This is what happened here with Gizmo,rescued by our kind Kecharians, Ethan Chu, Elisa and Bryan if not for them Gizmo would have suffer the same fate like Edie because Gizmo’s owner didn’t want to take care of her anymore and she was rescued 2 days before she was supposed to be euthanised.Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and always remind us to love and take care of animals and also don’t harm them.

  26. Edward ooi on Jul 16, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, Edie is a adorable dog. I don’t get why anyone wouldn’t adopt her and going to put her to sleep beside Bronwnye Mirkovich. I would love to adopt a dog like Edie but the problem is that I live in a Condo so that is the problem that I can’t adopt a dog.

  27. Shelly tai on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    Shelly tai on 16 July 2013 at 430pm
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video with us. I m touch when I watch the video is so happy for the dog who is saved . Life is so precious a lot of us only think human life is precious actually animals is like us they also do not want to hurt and feel pain . Thank you Rinpoche for always reminding us about kindness and compassion .

  28. tenzinkhenchen on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    Sometimes, animals and humans only need a hug to be happy. When you have a mother who has more than one children, and none of the children visit. The only thing that will make the mother happy is for one of her children to hug her and love her.

    Love is one of the most powerful driving forces in the world. Not lustful love but compassionate love. Treat all beings as your mother and love them.

  29. Joy on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    It is very sad to see the overwhelming abuse, stray, abandoned animals all around in every city. If only we could find the right means and resources to help every single one of them and if we cannot, at least do not harm them.

    I guess the most sickening stories is the one we hear where by pet owners abandoning their dogs or abusing them after they have found them an inconvenience to their lives and then just decides to chuck them in the shelters like some rubbish with no feelings towards them?

    It is very touching to see that Eddie is being rescued by someone who cared, it must have been her good karma to have been spotted. Imagine how many millions out there who did not have any good karma and was not saved??? Probably hundreds of thousands. This is why whenever we can we should try to help these poor animals and one way is to stop getting pets from the beautiful luxurious pet stores by go adopt one at the shelter. You may never know, you might just be saving a life who like Eddie, who only wanted a hug. Note that even though Eddie had probably been through a traumatic experience with humans, she is so affectionate and forgiving once she realises she is not going to be harmed. How many humans would actually be able to trust and let go this easily?

  30. Lucas Roth on Dec 7, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    i am so happy that she is OK now. i hope she has a nice long life from now on. : D

  31. beatrix ooi on Oct 25, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    This is so amazing. Although Eddie was very frightened at the beginning, but everything turned out great. Eddie wasn’t supposed to be treated so bad when he was in the first shelter. Animals have feelings, we should not mistreat or abuse them. Thank You for sharing Rinpoche, this is a very heartwarming article.
    Love,
    beatrix.

  32. Julien Roth on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    Oh my god…i’m so happy that Edie got saved and adopted. He did not deserve to be in the animal shelter in the first place. And i think that if the animal shelters purpose is to help and save animals, they should provide for them. Not just kill them if there is not enough room.

    Since they started the idea of opening an animals shelter, they should be filling to take it all the way with consistancy. Which is what i am going to do with our Facebook fan page will be out soon. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  33. David Lai on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    This video is so touching and it shows a canine survivor of the animal shelter. It is really sad that there’s so many strays and not enough homes for these poor dogs. Over here in Malaysia, the situation is even worse off because awareness for animals is simply not in the mass consciousness of the people yet. Hence, animal shelters are poorly equipped and funded. Kechara has been trying for years to raise funds for an animal shelter but big time sponsors are hard to come by.

  34. joey wong on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:18 am

    It’s amazing what a hug can do to an animal…sometimes i feel that some of the nastiest people in my life would be good people if they were given love or a hug. Sometimes, a little bit of love can make a huge difference in someone’s life, be it human or not and this post exemplifies that.

  35. wah ying on Aug 26, 2012 at 12:52 am

    “Always go the extra mile to save a life just like what these animal rescuers did. Life is so precious…”

    What I learn the story is, only when we treat all life, including animals’ life are as precious ours, we will try harder, to make a greater effort than we should.

    A visit to the shelter, a call, a sms etc to care for a person, an animal might seems to be a small effort but make a big different for someone – it saves a life and beyond.

    Thank you Rinpoche for the post, I love it and will make it a reminder for me to treasure every single life, and to make extra effort for others.

  36. tan guat kooi on Aug 3, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    very very touching video. she was scared and tried to be defensive and being labelled aggressive. actually she only needed a warm and loving hug to show her true self, cheers to the rescue of such a lovable dog…..

  37. Irene Lim on Jul 21, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    Yes, everyone deserves a second chance, including animals. Be kind to animals.

  38. tshewang zangmo on Jul 21, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    Firstly i would like to thanks Rinpoche for generating such a lovely and meaningful real story to us…..i am glad that i have seen such a true livig human being on these earth….following buddhism by directly or indirectly…so seeing all those i am become speechless la…

  39. winnie on Jul 19, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    狗狗的短篇,看了的确令人心酸和心痛。我也是很喜欢狗,更希望所有养狗的人好好珍惜它们。只要我们给与多一点的照顾,它们也可以非常可爱。

  40. Uncle Eddie on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 am

    So relieved and joyful to see “Edie” an adorable maltese, saved from being euthanised and given a new lease of life, though she had gone through so much harrowing sufferings and phenomenum. All that was needed to tame edie’s agressiveness was just a hug and a few gentle strokes of friendliness for love and compassion to solicit her willingness to calm down her-already tensionabled and frightened nerves! Nevertheless, everything went well at the end and a life was saved irrespective. Life is so precious like our Rinpoche said, and animals can help us to become better human beings at times, by allowing them to live happily with us side by side.

  41. Aunty lilian on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Animals turn aggressive when being abused, they are adorable n cute when being treated with care and love. What about people? Do we get the same result? I wonder………

  42. Lim (KH JB) on Jul 18, 2012 at 2:43 am

    May Edie can get more love and care after adopted. Every sentient beings got the right to live. Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this heart warming video for us.

    May we generate more merits to generate more compassion for all sentient beings to help them to be less suffer.

  43. Cynthia Ng on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    看了令我感觉很心酸!狗狗像是疯了一样的不敢靠近人。

    一个简单的拥抱就已经化解狗狗内心存在的不安于恐惧,就那么的简单一个拥抱行为,确是狗狗渴望已久的一份关爱。在这里劝勉任何有爱心于动物的朋友可以到动物庇护所去领养的,哪里有需要你们给予的爱,一份真实的爱已经足够挽回一条生命。

    任何有饲养动物的朋友请善待你们的宠物,它们还是有感受的,它们也是需要拥有爱!

  44. yenpin on Jul 17, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    谢谢仁波切分享这感动的文章
    动物与他们非常喜欢我们的注意,他们也渴望人爱他们。对于拥有宠物的人,请善待他们,茅盾他们像对待你的玩具。记住他们,就像你和我,我们需要爱,他们也需要爱。

  45. Tan HP - KH(JB) on Jul 15, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    Edie’s aggressive action in trying to protect himself helplessly could relate to how he was being ill treated. Thanks Bronwyne for his kind heart in saving this adorable dog. He and every one of us definitely deserves a 2nd chance.

  46. Milly on Jul 14, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    Edie was lucky to be rescued in time. But there are many more out there having to die mercilessly. Pet owners need to be educated to be more responsible and kind not to abandon their pets after the novelty wears off. Yes, we should adopt from shelter homes rather than pet shops. Pet shops exist just for profits. Not many of the pet shops owners are in this business because they are animal lovers. Everyone including animals needs a loving hug and kindness. May KAS manifest soon so that we can also play our part in rescuing those poor animals.

  47. Albert Ratchaga on Jul 14, 2012 at 12:49 am

    The aggressiveness they mentioned is because she has been treated very badly and create huge fear in her, she is just trying to avoid being hurt again, look at her eyes, it is so heart breaking to see he suffers so much… But thank goodness, she is adopted, she is rescued, there is so much love shown in this video, action speak the loudest word.

    This is so true, sometime what we need is just a hug, a hug that can calm the mind, that can heal a soul, this is not something that is impossible, but it is only one more step to show our love, just that one more step we can save so many lives, are we doing it?

    When we keep on talking about compassion, love, etc, etc… but how many people are doing it? are we doing it just for show or it actually comes from our heart.

    When we give love to the animal, care for them, be good to them, they can’t say thank you to us, but they will be our loyal friend, a friend who will never leave us no matter what, we called ourselves human, because human can think then only act, but in reality, we acted like an animal…

  48. Han on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    Because of unconditional love and care towards Edie, Edie’s life was saved.
    Everyone wants to be loved, so does Edie, I am so happy to see Edie was adopted and became healthy again.
    I am so inspired by how Paris took care of Gastor too!
    I remembered she posted on FB with regards Gastor’s status, she amazingly done the best for Gastor.
    Paris wrote on her comments :”Within just one week of visiting him, he went from a timid, frightened little pup, to one that would sit up in his cage and wag his tail and come out to greet us whenever he saw our car pull up in front of the gate. He’s now totally recovered and an extremely healthy, vivacious dog. A little really does go a tremendously long way.”
    I feel the love and care from Paris towards Gastor, a genuine love that touched!

  49. Martin on Jul 13, 2012 at 3:25 am

    This is such a wonderful and heart-warming video. At the beginning of the video we see aggression from Edie because she was very scared and lived in daily anticipation of death at the pound. What she must have gone through before that would have been nightmarish. Fear brings out the monster in everything being, including us.

    Edie went from a dog that nobody wanted to a beautiful pet that a lot of people would have wanted to take home. The difference is a few minutes of true kindness and love shown by the man who was very kind to her. I was so touched to see how quickly Edie melted into his embrace and next thing we see a very different dog. Wasn’t it Tsem Rinpoche who wrote that compassions conquers all? This is proof as if we need anymore.

    Everything and everyone needs love and when we give it, we ourselves heal from our own trauma. So the act of being kind to animals and rescuing them is not only noble but it is also one of the best ways to nurture the kindness in us.

    I am so happy for Edie and in the second video we see Edie being trained. What a beautiful and obedient friend Edie has become. I wonder how many more beautiful animals could have been rescued, and with a little bit of love, become the best friend a person could have.

    A big thank you to all those beautiful people who rescued Edie and turned her life around.

  50. abby F on Jul 12, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    To those who doesn’t believe animals have feelings too, i urge them to watch these 2 videos. It is very sad to see Edie is so scared until she can’t even bark to protect herself…

    But Edie is a very lucky girl. Every sentient beings deserve love. See how sweet and happy Edie is. Don’t we feel happy too when we see others are happy? 🙂

  51. jennifer on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    I am so happy that Edie is saved, adopted and well loved. It broke my heart when i saw the first footage of the video but towards the end of the whole both videos, i’m so glad that he has a good and loving home.

    Animals do not turn aggressive for no reason, only when they feel their lives are threatened. Animals do not kill except for food or survival. Only man kills out of greed, anger, or for whatever negative emotions they have. And man claims to be the most civilized and evolved specie in this Earth. If this is so, then it should be Man’s responsibility to care and love these animals.We have the good karma to be humans, so why don’t we initiate more good karma to help and care for these animals and other fellow humans.

    All my furry babies are rescued , from the streets , from unscrupulous pet shops and breeders. Over the past few years, Rinpoche has rescued many many dogs from pet shops and i have the good fortune and blessings to have 2 of these rescued puppies. The first one is a Mini Schnauzer Jamyang who had been in a tiny cage for many many months and Rinpoche rescued him and gave him to me. Jamyang had tick fever and was very ill. We took him to the vet every week for blood tests and injections and after 6 months, he was fully recovered and is now a healthy wonderful active little guy. He could have easily died if he had not been rescued by Rinpoche just in time.
    The next puppy that Rinpoche gave me is a tiny tiny little white Mini Schnauzer Gonkar. Gonkar was close to being starved to death in the pet shop when Rinpoche came across him. Little baby Gonkar was two and a half month old and only weighed 1 kg. ( At that age , he should weigh 2.5 kg). He was literally skin and bones when Rinpoche rescued him, and i’m sure he would have died in the next 24 hours if left in the pet shop.Gonkar was very weak and sickly for the first year of his life but now he’s absolutely gorgeous and healthy. Thank you Rinpoche for saving Jamyang and Gonkar , and thank you for giving me the opportunity to love and care for them.

    There are so many animals that desperately need good and loving homes, animals that are in the shelters , on the street. Animals like Edie, who only need a second chance. They don’t have a voice but they have a tremendous amount of love to share. They have feelings too !

  52. Cindy on Jul 12, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    I hope people out there can think before they want to own pets. Not because they see their friends own one, they also want to get one. If u really loves pets & have the time to care for them only then u can own one. If not later abandon them. This is very cruel of you. It is too bad that I can’t have one ’cause I’ve a reason for it.

  53. Li Kheng on Jul 12, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    A glaring illustration of the power of loving kindness. As we pursue secular success in the 21st century, we forget the basic need of our soul which is to give and receive love. Love can truly melt the wall we build in effort to protect ourselves but, eventually, causes us to loose ourselves. This story teaches me the need to reach out and give kindness especially to those who lack it. This story also reminds me to put myself in the other party’s shoes to understand the possible cause of a particular condition or reaction instead of jumping to judgmental and harsh conclusions.

    Thank Buddha that Edie was saved and may more beings be saved by kindness.

  54. patsy on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    It’s so wonderful to see that Eddie was rescued and saved from being put to sleep. From an aggressive and scared dog, Eddie is now able to receive love and care.

    It’s so sad that people take pet as a plaything. Due to irresponsibility of pet owners, when they are tired of their pets or when their pet is too old or sick they will be dumped them in shelter homes. Shelter homes are overwhelmed with strayed and abandoned animals and they have no choice but to euthanize the animals due to lack of space and funds. People must be educated that if they want to have a pet, they should adopt one from the shelter homes and the money from the adoption can be used to maintain the shelter home instead of spending a large amount of money to buy from pet shops.

  55. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jul 12, 2012 at 1:48 am

    Cannot imagine having to euthanise a dog/cat. Somehow I believe that animals have great six sense and perhaps that is the reason why Edie got so aggressive.

    She may have felt that her death was near and she just wanted to protect herself, save herself from death even though it may just be a slim chance.

    All dogs can be sweet, and they dont need a lot. What they need is care and they will be very happy to be next to you for their entire lives.

  56. MayOng on Jul 11, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    Little did we know that this dog rescued from the shelter was such an adorable cute loving pet. I like this video. Lesson learned here is a rescued animal may appear aggressive initially but with much loving care and kindness, they do change for the better.

    The same can be applied to any beings. If we show them love and care, they may change from being aggressive to loving beings.

  57. Chris Tan on Jul 11, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    I love this video a lot. I like to see after she adopted and been treated well and also send her to school.
    I came across with these with my 2 schnauzers, one i found (Drolma) from street and another one (Gigi) adopt from pet shop cos she has been abandoned by her owner. At first when we trying to close to Gigi especially when close to her head. she will try to attack us and bite us. I believe that she has been mistreat and beat by her previous master a lot.

    Few months later, we constantly give her love, recite mantra around her ear, talk to her and treat her well. Exactly like what we see like Edie, getting become gentle and adorable. Every time when i came home, she will show her passion with Drolma and welcome us home. Hehe… I love them a lot.

    Animal very like our attention with them, and they also longing people will love them. For people who has pet, please treat them well, dun treat them like your toy . Remember they are being, just like you and me, we need love and they also need love.

  58. James Long on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    I can’t stop my tears watching these 2 videos. Edie must had experienced a lots of pain before to have that reaction towards people, but a care can change the situation. When our baby Gigi brought back home by Chris, Gigi was exactly like Edie, even when we want to go close to her, she would bark or bit our hands. It us few weeks for Gigi to calm down and be close to us. Right now every night she goes to the bed and share the pillow with me.

    Animals are our angels and they train us to be patient and love.

  59. Ethan Chu on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    Even us humans are looking for love. All we need is love, romance movie always a sell out, relationship books usually a sell out, people longing for love, and love songs always topped No.1 on the chart! But we normally just overlook these smaller creatures, how they are born in a state that can not express themselves and yet we create so much suffering for them simply because we have the power to.

    I was never an animal person, yes they are cute and all but one day when i saw a news about a dog being take down in 2 days time, i decided to take the dog in. Gizmo is his name, and guess what, i might not know how to be the best host but Gizmo was abandoned for years, now at least I can give him what I have, love and care and most of all a home. He couldn’t be happier. I am glad that i did that. and i hope people will do the same for these little lives.

    • DR on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:22 am

      Yes Ethan, thank you to you, Elisa and Bryan for saving Gizmo. He was to be euthanized three days before you all saved him. Each time I think of Gizmo, a scary thought comes into my mind of what would have happened to him had you all not rescued him. He has such an endearing personality and it is hard to believe that he was also another case of abuse.

      As what Beng Kooi wrote about the causes of animal dumping, I think animal shelters should make pet responsibility education a strong part of their program.

  60. Karen C. on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    It’s so heartbreaking to hear the wailing and whining of Edie! This clearly shows the sign of trauma in Edie’s past, and when the man with the leash went near Edie, Edie was extremely scared, cowered and started to cry. It seems the mistreatment in the past has damaged the trust bond between Edie and man. Please, if you cannot commit your time and give love to animals, do not get a pet just for fun or companionship, because once the relationship is built, it goes two ways. Animals can be our loyal friend who will always be there for us, all they ask from us is just care and love, treat them equally like our own child. Betrayal is the most awful thing we could do to animals, so do we human beings, we hate betrayals.

  61. Aurora on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    This association “Hope For Paws” is amazing. I have see most of the guy’s video. He sometime drive for hours to try to rescue a dog from the street. I still remember this little female living in the desert and it took him several days to “capture’ her to rescue her. At the end she was very happy with her new mom… What he’s doing is just so right and courageous!

    Talking about Animal Rescue Rinpoche; I would like to tell you about a very good French Association I am taking part through Internet. It is called “ACTU ANIMAUX” and it is a website that use a clever system. You have to click up to 5 times on one (or all) of the animal files and it generates advertising that sponsors the association. They have saved hundreds and hundreds of animals (all kind) throughout the years. I invite you and all your students to visit their website and to click everyday.

    I do it every morning and am delighted to see the animals saved, receiving vet care; placed in a foster family meanwhile and then adopted.

    I found this system very clever and thought right away it would be very used for your animal sanctuary and rescue! So you can see if it interest you. I am sure one can create a similar system. But please, consider to click for them every day or just if you have time; it just takes 3 minutes and you could bless them at the same time; so they all connect to the Refuge in next lives 🙂 I do wished for them as I click for them.

    Here is the link to the website : http://actuanimaux.com/

    I wish you a beautiful day, thank you for this inspiring video!

    Aurora

    • Aurora on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:01 pm

      The website is in French but Google (on Google Chrome) will propose
      to translate it for you. They save animals from slaughter houses and take the one the more desperate and in need of medical care; the one close to be killed in shelter and any other one that need help. They work with several association in France; Spain and Dom Toms (French Islands like Martinique and others) and help also other associations. They helped an association to save 200 dogs and cat; as the association did not have any mo,ey to feed them; they did a subject and file about them and we could raise the money though the clicks and donations. what they are doing is amazing they deserve our support, and I would be very happy if even one more person help to click or make donation to help those lovely babies!

  62. Julia Tan on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    The only reason that Edie is “too aggressively to be adapted” is that she is too scared on people.  Maybe she has bad experiences or nightmares such as getting beat up, getting abandoned from her previous owner, or getting starved without any food from her previous owner.  However, I always believe dogs have extraordinary senses.  For example, they can sense spirits. So, if Edie can feel a person who can give her safety and secured, she will calm down and be a nice cute dog with no anger.  To all the pet owners, please treat your pets nicely and with responsibility.

  63. Leann Lim on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    谢谢仁波切分享这感动的文章。我其实是很怕狗的,但看到Edie无辜的眼神那刻,我的心融化了~~它一定在收容所受了很多苦,可以感受到它的害怕。谢谢Bronwyne Mirkovich 救了它并照顾和付出爱来关怀Edie,谢谢你。想起以前我家一带有很多很多野狗,而政府每隔一段时间就会派人射杀它们,即使捉回去的也难逃死神的命运。但那时,我不觉得怎样,甚至觉得没那么多野狗也好…看了这影片,真的真的觉得很惭愧,很羞辱,为什么当时会有这样的想法??真的很对不起!!
    自从在仁波切这里学习了,什么叫尊重生命,什么是人类该有的慈悲心?而通过身边的人,通过这些影片也一次一次的提醒我,教导我至少从付出爱心开始,从身边的小动物,不选择性的开始去学习这人生重要的课题。

    仁波切,真的真的很谢谢你一直的教导,一直的耐心,至少从你的教导,我不再随便伤害小动物,即使是一只小小的蚂蚁!!谢谢你,改变了我,也让这世界更美好~~合十_/\_

  64. ericchoong on Jul 11, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    So lucky Edie found her new home.This is a very touching true story but unfortunately there are still many dogs out there who are not as lucky as Edie.If anyone is looking for a new pet please consider adopting.Animals can not express themselves like humans can….so please give them a warm and loving home…..

  65. Louise Lee on Jul 11, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    After you watching this , what on your mind? Everyone will like to have a puppy , it is so cute when they’re young, but it will grown! Can you promise me, you’re forever young?

    If not , why some people are so easy to throw away their PET?

  66. Doreen Teoh on Jul 11, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    In the beginning, I feel that Edie is so sacred…It is a trauma caused by human. She is aggressive as to protect herself only, never meant to harm. It is so heartwarming to know that she finally has found her faith in the lady who adopted her. She is so cheerful and happy. Rejoice.

  67. HelenaC on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    This video is heart warming and heart breaking at the same time. Knowing Edie is ok and in great care now. I am so happy 🙂 All beings deserve well treatment. Do not harm others and be kind always. Thanks for the post Rinpoche.

  68. Adeline Woon on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    I have an uncle who is a dog breeder that breeds for the sake of money. I definitely believe that this video will make him to reconsider the negative side of his business. I don’t know much about the situation about adopting and buying pets in Malaysia or any other countries. I knew that in Taiwan people buy pets as gift during x’mas and these “gifts” normally won’t last for more than 3 months before it became stray or being sent to shelter waiting to be euthanized. As much as some shelters people claimed to like to keep these animals alive, they have limited space and resources to do so. The most “cost-effective” solution, hence euthanasia. This is no way the solution and dog breeders as well as consumers have to be educated on the results and effects of their actions.

  69. Judy Lam on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    Like Wendy, I love watching Dog Whisperer Caesar Millan too! It is amazing how he trains the owner to firstly observe their pet dogs and how to discipline them. It is my personal opinion that having a pet is liken to start a family – if we are not ready to give the well-deserved love to our pets, it is better not to have one and later on abandon them. It is cruel.
    Like human beings, what Edie has gone through must be harrowing so much so that he turned aggressive as self-defence. We can see what kindness can do to a dog like Edie. Just a hug and touches softens Edie and he is such a beauty now. Kudos to the owner who has given this dog a new lease of life!

  70. Li Kim on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    Kindness and compassion are natural virtues we all have but they do not seem to shine but instead gets suppressed by daily “evils” of living. Look how sweet Edie shows aggression which is obviously not a natural state as the video progresses to show. Edie is in fact a sweet and loving dog, just look at the eyes. But the living conditions gave no choice but to develop and show aggression. This is the same with people. So, seriously, we should all show kindness and compassion to all and really make a difference to making this world we live in with less anger and aggression.

  71. Rita van der Wijden on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Just loved it!

  72. Paris on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    what an incredible video, thank you.
    This reminds me of an animal rescue that Rinpoche had done with some students, for a little poodle called Dzamser. He had been in the pet shop for so long that he was starting to go slightly crazy. He just ran circles incessantly around his little cage, 40 – 50 rotations a minute. Poor thing was very visibly affected from being so enclosed for such a long period.

    Pastor Susan took him out of the cage and held him, gave him a hug and held him close. He calmed down IMMEDIATELY and stopped moving so much. All he needed was a hug too. Dzamser now lives with Pastor Susan and is a hyper, active, well loved little dog that isn’t afraid of people.

    A little really goes a long way and videos like this prove that animals want all the same things that we do too – love, affection, protection. If you speak to any dog trainers or owners, they will assure you that a dog will never be aggressive or attack anyone unless they are being provoked, as defense or out of fear. So if a dog is being aggressive to us, it’s about what WE ugly humans have done to them.

    The thing is too that animals ask for so much less than humans. Edie and Dzamser only needed a hug. When I first rescued my pooch, Gastor, I literally couldn’t even hug him because he was so highly infectious with skin diseases, scabies and mange. We were not even allowed to touch him without extensive protection and gloves. But we took him off the street, kept him in a friend’s vacant house (yes, he couldn’t even be near any living beings because he was that contagious), and went twice a day to feed and water him, clean his cage and let him out for a short walk. Within just one week of visiting him, he went from a timid, frightened little pup, to one that would sit up in his cage and wag his tail and come out to greet us whenever he saw our car pull up in front of the gate. He’s now totally recovered and an extremely healthy, vivacious dog. A little really does go a tremendously long way.

  73. Llim Han Nee on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Wonderful to know that Eddie was saved.

    It’s sad that some animal shelters resort to euthanizing the animals just because they have no room for them.It’s also sad that people treat pets as playthings. When they tire of them they just dispose of them to pet shops again not caring what is being done to these ex-pets afterwards.

    Animals don’t ask for much, just a little love from us.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this post which reminds us that we need to always show care for these furry beings .

  74. Wendy Loh on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Animals are amazingly loving and loyal, dogs especially. Edie is so sweet. I am always touched by how the Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan communicates with dogs of all shapes, sizes and breed by feeling and sensing their energies. He doesn’t train dogs for they are fine the way they are. He says that he “trains humans” so that they understand their canines. This is his website and if you have been following his show on Nat Geo Wild, you will know what I mean. _/\_

    http://www.cesarsway.com/

  75. JP on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    This is so remarkable. All the dog needed was literally a hug. When people abuse animals badly, thinking they don’t have feelings, I totally disagree. This video is clear evidence that animals do have feelings just like humans.

    I believe that showing compassion and love to another living being no matter how aggressive they are will calm them down. All of us want to be loved and have a sense of security. We need to start giving love to others especially living beings who are neglected and or abused. They deserve to live as well.

  76. bengkooi on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    So pleased to see that Edie made it! Its true that so many animal shelters start out with the best intentions but sheer overpopulation and disease epidemics make it very difficult for them to save each and every animal that crosses their path. Every day, unwanted animals are dumped at the front gates of animal shelters, with little thought as to how the shelter is going to feed, care and house them. Yet, when animal shelters have no choice but to put the animals down, the outcry from the public brands them as monsters.

    SO WHAT ARE WE, THE PUBLIC, doing about it? Do we know where these animals come from?

    These animals are:
    – unwanted pets bought on a whim
    – dumped from pet stores when their cute puppies and kittens grow too old for sale
    – strays from the street, which started as unwanted pets dumped from homes
    – offspring of strays

    Look at the above, and realise that the problem is caused by ourselves…

    So yes, dont buy, please adopt. You can save a life and help solve the problem.

  77. sockwan on Jul 11, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    Compassion conquers all. Edie was so scared in the beginning but the rescuer treated her with care and love, and Edie could feel it. She was immediately pacified and was not aggressive anymore.

    With love and care, we can make positive changes. I am so happy that Edie was saved.

    My lovely colleagues Ethan, Bryan and Jean Mei also adopted a very old dog called Gizmo who was going to be put down. They have given Gizmo a very warm and loving new family. Gizmo might be old but he is definitely a happy dog.

  78. Grace Leong on Jul 11, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    Thank God for all these wonderful people who really love animals ! For adopting the animals ,for producing the videos . Thank you Rinpoche for constantly reminding and teaching us to love animals ! As of now , in my home my family has adopted one dog and 3 kittens …. My kids and Raquel are having a glorious time with them everyday !

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    For many years fishermen have been targeting shark fins for their high monetary and cultural value. They are used in a popular dish called shark fin soup, which is a symbol of status in Chinese culture such as weddings and banquets. The continued demand for shark fin soup, dumplings, and other shark fin dishes are served in restaurants. All these resulting in the practice of finning, where an estimated millions of sharks being killed each year for their fins alone. Shark fin soup is a traditional soup usually found in Chinese cuisine. The disappearing of sharks is alarming due to over-fishing scientist has discovered. Sad sooner or later sharks will goes extinct in the oceans. It is wonderful that more people and even our local celebrities have also joined hands to put a stop to shark fin consumption. Their effort paid off and are raising awareness of the campaign against shark fin. Nowadays shark fins soup are taken off the menu in most restaurant. It is critical to reduce demand, when we could change our attitudes not to harm those sharks by consumption the soup and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/extinction-in-a-bowl-of-soup.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jun 13. 2021 01:25 PM
    Dorje Shugden, the Dharma Protector who is the emanation of Buddha of Wisdom Manjushri. Dorje Shugden a fully enlightened being can help us in many ways when we rely on him regardless of race and religion. Many people around the world has benefited from his practice. He grants us what we need on our spiritual journey such as material resources, wealth, health, influence, and removes obstacles and all forms of negativity. Coming up with these simple memes many will get to know and understand better.
    Thank you Rinpoche for these easy and simple forms to recall Dorje Shugden abilities, nature and blessings available to us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/powerful-qualities-of-dorje-shugden-in-memes-french.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jun 13. 2021 01:23 PM
    Wow that’s wonderful now the powerful qualities of Dorje Shugden in German memes . With these more and more people will get to know more of the benefits of relying on Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden is an emanation of Buddha Manjushri as confirmed for the last 300 years.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/powerful-qualities-of-dorje-shugden-in-memes-german.html
  • Sarassitham
    Friday, Jun 11. 2021 11:52 PM
    Many religions believe in Karma. Karma means a deed or an act. The three major religions that believe in Karma are Sikhism, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

    Life is about what you give, not what you get. It’s about putting into daily practice the kinds of things we’ve all heard many times. Do good for others and good may happen to you.

    As per the law of karma, every positive deed which we do, generates a merit, while every negative deed results in a demerit or sin which subsequently we need to repay by enduring happiness or unhappiness.

    Thanks you for the deeper understanding of karma.

    https://bit.ly/3iwZg5h
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 11. 2021 02:02 PM
    Beautiful and simplicity of memes tells all. May more people get to see and read it. What is important is understands and get to know well of these Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. Merely having a look at it is a blessing.
    All thanks to Tsem Rinpoche for coming out all these memes helping us to recall the qualities, abilities, benefits and and nature of Dorje Shugden, the special protector emanation of Manjushri.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/what-he-can-do-for-us.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 11. 2021 01:52 PM
    Heartfelt watching this video again, what a royal dog named Mimi was. Could imagined waited on the same spot for her owner who had left her for 8 years. Looks like the owner had intended to leave her there, when shifting house. Its only when the SPCA found Mimi’s owner she was taken back yet not for too long she was left alone again. Sad tale indeed when any one decide to own a dog think twice. A dog is a man best friend yet please don’t leave them at least gave to someone to care . Poor Mimi such a royal dog , sufferings from being left out, abused as stray dog and suffered through all the surgeries because of cancer. SPCA did a good job , thank you for taking care of Mimi.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of the story of Singapore’s Hachiko named Mimi.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/singapores-hachiko.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 11. 2021 01:51 PM
    Wonderful to have established Dorje Shugden chapel at Kathmandu, Nepal ,not only one but two. These will definitely benefit more and more people in long run. Dorje Shugden is a Powerful Protector who is an emanation of Manjushri and fully enlightened being. Dorje Shugden will help us to overcome obstacles and problems regardless of all religion. Being located in one busiest spots where thousands of people will walk past the chapel everyday, be blessed. Thanks to those kind generous sponsors and many others.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/bhagawan-dorje-shugden-chapels-in-kathmandu-nepal.html?fbclid=IwAR0QtzsENx9EttbRogA0UaYNmow7y9Kg44DTnXnJOExRGxiXTcBWo9B-8BM
  • Sarassitham
    Friday, Jun 11. 2021 12:28 AM
    Thank you for the interesting article and deep discovering of the beautiful mother nature of Kedah. Besides the historical site, the largest producer of rice in Malaysia, Kedah is a land of peace and tranquility.

    The wonderful Kedah holds the most famous attractions in Langkawi Island, the sandy beaches to green forest parks and virgin rainforest on highlands. Kedah too is a great place for a good taste of northern Malaysian culture and the best relaxing vacation destination for nature lovers and the family.

    https://bit.ly/3pGq4lg
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 9. 2021 02:58 PM
    Worth to be on a vegetarian for many reasons such as health , making a positive environmental and ethical impact and saving animals life. For some people, eating vegetarian is a way to be healthier and for others, eating this way has more to do with religion, animal rights, or environmental concerns. Many studies have shown that vegetarians are less likely to get chronic diseases such as heart disease, cholesterol and diabetes. A vegetarian diet reduced the risk for cancer in general I would say that. But what is important basically is not to harm animals, give them a chance to live.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this simple meaningful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/make-it-simple.html

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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.
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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.
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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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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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. 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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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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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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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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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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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
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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
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 weeks ago
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
4 weeks ago
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
4 weeks ago
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 months ago
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Fwd: 12 minute Affiliate Multiple Ways to Earn Commissions
2 months ago
Fwd: 12 minute Affiliate Multiple Ways to Earn Commissions
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
4 months ago
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
4 months ago
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
7 months ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Fwd: Dear Sotha
8 months ago
Fwd: Dear Sotha
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
9 months ago
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
9 months ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
10 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
10 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
12 months ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
1 years ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
1 years ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
1 years ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
1 years ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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