Discipline!!! Amazing!

Mar 4, 2012 | Views: 1,697

Dear friends,

 

Without discipline when growing up, as adults we give up easy. Find responsibility foreign. Take advantage of others and generally find it hard to bring plans to successful completion. A cheeky spoiled kid might seems cute at 9 but not at 19 or 29 or 39 or 49!! We all need discipline. With discipline when we are growing up, as adults we can function with responsibility, care and maturity. With certain types of discipline, it can even give us the tools to be successful in life.

This is just so heartwarming. Everyone from humans to non-humans needs discipline. And we depend on our guardians to discipline us and give us the care to grow up to be good ‘bears’…this is just such a heartwarming story and I keep looking at the pictures repeatedly. The mother bear is clearly  compassionate and loving towards her baby. Mothers are so giving always. The baby bear is beyond adorable..after the hugs from Mama bear, I’d like to give baby bear a hug too. Get my plane ready to go to the Ukraine. Hehe. Enjoy what you are going to see!!!

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Discipline, Mummy Bear-style: Cub given roar of disapproval…. before finally getting a hug 
By David Gardner

Quite what the little chap had done to incur his mother’s wrath remains a mystery.

But the chances are that he won’t do it again.

This astonishing series of pictures illustrates how, in the world of the brown bear, there are no agonised disputes over corporal punishment of children.

 

Perhaps THIS will teach you a lesson: She picks him up by the scruff of the neck and swings him around

 

How many times have I told you not to do that: She pins him in the corner for a dressing down

 

First, the mother glares angrily at her son as he stands a few feet away looking guilty and sheepish.

Within seconds he is backed into a corner with a terrified expression as she roars her disapproval. 

Shortly afterwards he finds himself  airborne after she seizes him by the scruff of the neck and propels him from side to side.

However, the fierce encounter at Simferopol Zoo in the Ukraine comes to a peaceful conclusion when Mummy, who weighs the best part of 550lb, gently hugs him to her chest to reassure him that all is forgiven.

 

A word in your ear: The crestfallen cub approaches his mother

 

There, there: He gets a bear-hug to show the row is over

 

source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2109443/Discipline-Mummy-Bear-style-Cub-given-roar-disapproval—finally-getting-hug.html?ICO=most_read_module

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  1. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Apr 25, 2018 at 11:47 pm

    Very heart-warming! It amazes me that this mother bear can show her child that he cannot get away with being naughty or breaking codes of behavior in such a firm yet loving way. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this story with us.

    The pictures do indeed say a thousand words! The young cub gets a stern ‘lesson’ from his mother about how not to be naughty again. He is picked up and swung around! Then, after he has been set back on the ground again, his mum gives him a big roar as though to say “Don’t you dare do this again ‘. At this stage, the cub has become truly chastened,. He approaches his mother , is contrite and asks for her forgiveness. He has learnt his lesson, and is unlikely to repeat his act of mischief again.

    Aa he gets a bear hug from his mother, the cub knows he is back in his mother’s good graces, and is once more in the warm embrace of her compassion.

    This is a stern reminder to parents and mothers not to spoil our young children. It is time (if you haven’t done so already) to start disciplining them out of care and compassion.

  2. Stella Cheang on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:03 pm

    I like this series of photos that showcase mommy bear who uses her way of communication to discipline her cub. Judging from the guilty look of this cute little cub, it is obvious he (or she) must have done some mischieves! More importantly, thank you, Rinpoche, for using this series of photos to bring out the essence of instilling discipline in us and in the children.

  3. Samfoonheei on Jun 13, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    Well i do beleive love mixed with firm discipline is what produces functional happy children. Discipline should come from natural consequences. It should not come from induced fear, humiliation, shame, yelling and any form of emotion.As parents, we should provide our children with freedom and hold them accountable when they make mistakes.
    Thats where they learn from their mistakes.Love and discipline are together to have a good and happy relationship .
    The mother bear hugging her baby bear were so adorable showing the love of a mother .So touching.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  4. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:06 am

    I was going to say that love and discipline in equal measure are very important in the upbringing of a child, when I realised that discipline IS love. Love is making sure that you use whatever means necessary to ensure your child is raised correctly, to think in a socially conscious manner that is constructive for themselves and everyone else around them. To equip them with the right tools to live a productive, happy life, that’s love for your child. It’s also love for the earth when you ensure you don’t send another greedy, self-absorbed being into the world, to add to the pollution and the exploitation of natural resources.

    We live in an era with a growing middle class, where it is becoming easier than ever for people to achieve a decent standard of living. Education opportunities and employment opportunities are opening up, and there are greater levels of gender and class equality than ever before at any time in history. Since achieving a decent standard of living is becoming easier, it’s up to parents to ensure their children can achieve a decent quality of life. And a decent quality of life can only be accomplished via a person’s mental health. When a child’s thoughts are at its most malleable, that is when parents need to fill their child’s mind with positive patterns of thinking.

    Plying your child with more luxuries than they know what to do with is not love. As the old adage goes, if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day but if you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. Giving your child the proverbial fish may look like love in the short run but in the long run, teaching him how to fish is a much greater act of love.So even in the wild, in the case of momma bear, love is making sure your child will be able to fend themselves physically and mentally long after the parents are gone.

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  5. Edward Ooi on May 31, 2014 at 2:32 am

    Dear Rinpoche, it is true that everyone needs discipline. If there is no such things as discipline, the world would have been in a big mess. People will obey the laws, kids will disobey their parents or even fight with their parents we would easily get rob by thugs, people would be hurting or using each other and etc. I don’t just wanna hug the bear, I want to cuddle with it every day. Because it is just too adorable!!!! I have to admit, every baby animal is super adorable except for a few animals such as salamander .

  6. Edward Ooi on Apr 8, 2014 at 12:59 am

    Dear Rinpoche, the baby bear is so cute!!! I didn’t know that animals will teach their babies about discipline too. But there is one thing that keeps on repeating in my mind “in the animal kingdom, do the animals have their own languages or they are able to communicate with each other but it sounded like they are just roaring?” It will be so cool when we know everything about animals

  7. Joy on Feb 14, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    When I first saw this post I am so amazed by how compassionate and intelligent Mama bear was! To actually see something like this being captured on camera is super awesome because it proves that all mothers are truly wise and kind, they will discipline their child out of deep love and care as and when necessary just like our mothers.

    Only a mother who is wise will do this type of wrathful discipline and you can tell it is out of real care because she hugs her baby after the scolding! Hehe so cute! Mama bear so clever! So think… if animals can be so caring and smart… why would they not feel depress, sad, fearful and hurt when we human hurt and torture them and kill them for their flesh? How inhuman can we get.. sometimes I wonder who is the animal, who is the human?!

  8. Edward Ooi on Dec 27, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Wow this is so amazing. Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this article. I never knew that animals can teach their babies to be disciplined until seeing this article here. I won’t say how good or bad I am but everyone needs discipline. The mother bear is just like my mother. After my mother has scolded or punished me, she will hug me and tell me gently not to repeat the same mistakes again..
    Thank You Rinpoche for reading.

  9. tenzin llhamo on Dec 17, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    I know how it feels like! When my kids are naughty, I get angry too. Listening to Rinpoche explained about spoilt kids woke me up as I am spoilt in many ways hence the comfort zones. I do not give my kids everything they want except when they do something good. As a reward… I dont want my kids to grow up being spoilt and useless like I was…

  10. Lucas Roth on Nov 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Thats adorable! The mother bear is smart to discipline her cub. Could you imagine your self as a spoiled 40 year old with no discipline.

  11. Lurdes on Nov 17, 2012 at 6:31 am

    Just beautiful!
    Many adults around here let their little ones get away with everything and when they’re older and impossible to “control”, they give them drugs for “hyperactivity”

  12. Julien Roth on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    This story is just do touching, ans the baby bear is SO CUTE!!! 🙂 i wish i could have seen this happen in real life. A mother has so much love towards her children, it amazing the amount of love they have.

    And i agree with what Rinpoche has said, everybody needs discipline, and it puts even more affect on your life if you start young. Then when you are older, you become a better and more successful human being. And when you are successful, you can do more for the dharma and help Kechara to grow. Thank you for sharing such a touching story Rinpoche.

  13. Han on Aug 9, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    So cute and warm!
    So true, like what Rinpoche had mentioned
    “We all need discipline. With discipline when we are growing up, as adults we can function with responsibility, care and maturity. With certain types of discipline, it can even give us the tools to be successful in life.”

    Regardless we are dealing with work, relationship, family matters etc, without self discipline may lead to irresponsible actions, parents play a very important role to cultivate kids discipline from very young age, otherwise when kids grown up ban be a spoiled, irresponsible adult.

  14. Julia Tan on Jul 7, 2012 at 5:29 am

    I read this article many times. Every time when i read it, it reminded me about my son, William when he was very young. I spent a lot of time with him doing his homework. It’s very hard to get him stay focus in order to keep him focus I have to set many break time in between for him to study or to do his homework. He run around a lot and always hit himself with something. I will screamed at him when he hurt himself just like the mother bear. I will also hug him in my arms when he regreted and said sorry.

  15. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    I agree that discipline has to start from young age, this is the time when kids are more receptive.

    It is clear that our environment has changed and our lives have gotten better. Unfortunately, however, we see more juvenile problems in this world and in well-off families, many kids are spoilt rotten, and they break easily – strawberries.

    Things that are seen as easily do-able by older generations are seen tough by these youngsters and many of them cannot withstand stresses.

    I cannot imagine how this world will be like with these spoilt kids. I guess I can only hope that it will not turn up to be too bad.

  16. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:46 am

    So heartwarming, that gesture can melt anything in the world.

  17. Pastor Yek Yee on Mar 30, 2012 at 12:08 am

    Discipline is very difficult to maintain. I am the person who really lack of discipline. My mum is a discipline person. She is a traditional Chinese woman. Work very hard in her whole life for her family. My mum very discipline, while she made her mindset want to do something she will go all the way without hesitate.

    My mum can work very late and wake up very early everyday. She always teach me must finish your work before you go to bed. She is my family live model. Unfortunately my mum good quality none of her kids have it. It is so sad.Now I am reading this post, really make me thinking about my mum good quality.

    My mum is a very simple Chinese woman but her discipline make all of us respect her so much. Because of her discipline many matters in my family can get it done very easily and effective. The important thing avoided so many misunderstanding. That why I agreed discipline is so important for our successful.

    • Sharon Saw on May 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm

      That is a very nice sharing, Pastor Yek Yee. My mother is the same. Very determined and disciplined, but somehow all us five kids followed my father’s temperament… i guess it is our negative karma that makes us more inclined to negative behaviour so we have to work harder to break our negative habituations. I do agree that discipline is very important to our spiritual and secular progress.

  18. Li Kheng on Mar 20, 2012 at 11:11 pm

    Wow, the demeanor of the bears captured in the photo images is unbelievably human. The way the little cub stood with bowed head when the mother was scolding him is just like any human child.

    This reminds me again that animals and humans are more alike than we perceive and like the documentary (EARTHLING) accurately say: we are all fellow earthlings. Our interconnection is unquestionable. Animals are not just a piece of meat or sheet of leather for our convenience. We experience the same pains and comforts.

    This is one among many other reminders from Rinpoche to develop mutual respect and kindness.

  19. tenzin llhamo on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:14 am

    Feels like looking at a human mum scolding her kid. Conclusion : animals have feelings too!

  20. skyong on Mar 8, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    Very cute, animals can really discipline their kids. 🙂 Also animals can be very patient eg when you see a dog trying to cross a road with many vehicles, it doesn’t give up but kept trying many times. Maybe because of food…

  21. patsy on Mar 8, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    This is so cute! If animals can show so much love and care in guiding their offsprings to be disciplined, they are no different from human beings. Only the method differs.

    I love the last picture where mama bear hugs baby bear. So affectionate.

  22. abby on Mar 7, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    cute and warm!
    My parents did the same thing, but they didn’t hug me la of course.
    🙂

  23. wahying on Mar 7, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    I can see a bear mother’s love for her baby, want only the best for her baby, to think of his future not only now. Just like our mother’s love for us, Rinpoche to us and all real guru’s love to their disciples.

  24. Uncle Eddie on Mar 7, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    Parents who discipline their children are giving the offspring the best chance in life. (As in the Bear’s examples) – It is revealed that children treated with “tough Love” developed significantly better than those whose families adopted more lax regimes. Good parents refuse to leave their children at the mercy of their own folly. Expecting every effort to prepare their children for successful living, they teach them manners, respect from the Law, rules and authority, good consideration for others, especially filial piety for the “elders” and the elderly, and the need for self-control. Children whose parents practised “tough Love” were likely to develop good character traits at the early age of 5years, said the specialists. However, whatever the degree of emphasis on parenting, Discipline still matters the most!

  25. PhillisChin on Mar 6, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    Awwwwww ^^, Adorable, sweet, cute!! ^^, Hehhehe ^^,

  26. Mercedes on Mar 6, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    These pictures are adorable!! Animals show even more compassion than we do.I’ve always known that animals are equal to us,even if they cannot solve a mathematical problem which is not a big dear,at least to me.

  27. Thierry on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:44 am

    OMB This could be my mother!
    It shows that someone who cares will do things that may be seen as aggressive or even anger-some in order to help. When the hand (of my mother) that feeds me, that cleans me, that pampers me, that is soft, gentle and caring, that protects me, when this hand looks aggressive, then serious thinking takes place, a helpful thinking, a beneficial thinking. A lesson is learned…

  28. Diana Pereyda on Mar 6, 2012 at 7:38 am

    BEOND CUTE!!!

  29. Julia Tan on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:19 am

    This show how a mother, whether bear or human, disciplining their child with love and care equally. After a NO NO time, it must followed by hug hug time. so heartwarming!

    my son is 19, definitely not cute at all when I saw him lack of discipline. I’m worrying everyday. How is he gonna liev his life? If I’ve put in enough time and discipline him when he was much younger, his life will be easier for now. I won’t give up even my chance of getting him back to track is slim. To be able to do that I need to be very skillful. But I believe love & pray are the keys.

  30. jennifer on Mar 5, 2012 at 11:12 pm

    What cute bears ! Discipline by parents to their children is all for the children’s own good. The child might not like it at that time and might not realise that whatever he had just done might well put himself or even worse , someone else in danger. Discipline is such an important part of our lives and even more so in our spiritual practice .
    The last photo of the mummy bear giving the baby bear a big hug and cuddle brought tears to my eyes. It is so very touching – the love a mother has for her child.

  31. So Kin Hoe on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    The motivation behind the Mummy bear is simply determined and passionate in order to discipline the cub.

  32. Leann Lim on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    soooo adorable…no matter how, the mother love is same,warm and unconditionally…discipline our-self and show good attitude is a praise for our good mother too.

  33. Melissa Sin on Mar 5, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    Omg, a massive overload of cuteness! From these pictures you can really tell how much love mama bear really gives to her cub. Wrathful, but still love. I am thankful for the beatings and scoldings I received as a child, I thank my parents for knowing what’s best for me.

    I totally agree on the fact that discipline is something to begin with at a young age, when our minds are like sponges, absorbing everything we see and hear others do.I mean, I maybe to late if you see yourself old, cranky and spoiled, everyone’s busy at work and you find yourself unemployed because your attitude was not fitting and there is no discipline in any work you do. Thats when you know your finished.

    If mama bear and baby bear can do it. So can we. Disney was right! (Pocahontas, Brother Bear) Bears do care!

  34. lewkwanleng on Mar 5, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    Somehow we know the bear are fearsome, yet we think it is cute… may be too much of Disney…

    Anyway, I felt certain level of wrath is required when training the young ones. It may look like a lot of anger, but when the motivation is out of compassion so that they learn, it is no longer anger.

    Just like a mum who hit the children. When the mum, out of anger, hit the children, it will harm the children and that is not skill. That is just anger.

    However, if the mum, out of compassion, want to stop the kids from playing with the electrical socket, she may so called “hit” the kid, but the kid will not be hurt, yet remember the lesson. This is wrathful and skillful mean.

    We all are used to this wrathful method since young, just that we tend to forget when we get older 😛

  35. Adeline Woon on Mar 5, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    It is touching to see just the pictures which again proven that animals are no different than human, and mothers definitely love their children unconditionally.

  36. jeanai on Mar 5, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    How much our parents love us – they are willing to risk their reputation in our eyes in order to teach us the lessons we need to learn. How much more then our teachers love us, because they do the same thing every single day of their lives, at much greater risk because we can always run away from them mentally (“you’re not my parent, I don’t have to take this”) or physically.

  37. Ethan Chu on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:20 am

    This is too cute!

    Yes, the love of a parent is simply indescribable! The amount of effort that a parent put into a child is immeasurable. Talking about discipline, I did not know the true meaning of discipline until much later. I finally understand the meaning and how much heartache I brought to my parents when I don’t listen, rebel against what they told me to do. When I was away alone in foreign country, only I realize being independent is not easy at all, without discipline, everything will fall apart… Without mum cooking for me even when I’m sick, I have to clean myself, go to school on time… That experience made me realized how much effort my mum has to do for me! We have to really discipline ourselves since young, so you don’t end up like a monster like me; learning to fry an egg when you’re 18!

  38. Cynthia L on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:25 am

    I love the expressions of the baby bear. You can truly see him looking guilty. Animals have feelings too!

    It’s so true about how cute little child can grow up to be a monster! During then it’s too difficult to discipline the monster already.

    Yes, discipline doesn’t have to be with aggression. If taught well from beginning, there is no need to use violent methods at all. If there is opportunity, parents should use Dharma teachings when it comes to bringing up a kid. It is the best tool to have.

  39. Paris on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:18 am

    OMG this is too much of a cute attack. But yes, the compassion that Rinpoche highlights is much to be admired. I daresay you see more compassion in animals than in our own fellow humans. So many parents out there don’t discipline their children at all (claiming that to do so would bring down their self esteem, and curb their self-expression – what a load of bull sh**t!). Those kids aren’t even my kids but seeing the way they behave sometimes makes ME want to turn into a bear and club them over the head.

    I totally agree that discipline begins when we’re young and we have our parents to thank for that (much as we hated the bedtimes, homework times, and “punishments” at the time). It doesn’t take rocket science to know this. How responsible, committed, loyal, honest, aware, conscientious we are as adults will begin first by the discipline we begin to develop as children.

    Even the animal kingdom is wise enough to see that. If parents can’t understand this, then there’s only one clear conclusion: they aren’t fit to be parents and shouldn’t have kids!!! Thank you, the world doesn’t need more of your kind who doesn’t even understand the meaning of discipline!

  40. Louise on Mar 4, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    生不教,母之过! 养不教,父之错!
    父母,家庭教育,就是小朋友最直接的一面镜子!
    希望各位可以成为一片清晰明亮的一面镜!把佛法融入生活,就那么简单!佛陀的教诲!

  41. Debdah on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    I do not think we can view this bear’s actions as ‘natural’ considering she is probably overly & unnaturally stressed at being forced to mate, give birth & raise a cub in captivity. Humans are NOT bears & discipline does NOT need to be violent.

  42. Ethan Hoo on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Aww. This is so adorable. 🙂

  43. Chandra on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    How adorable!
    Sometimes I think animals have more emotional intelligence than humans. What would we be without our parents! This can be one of the cute- attack posts, Rinpoche.
    I love it, and your explanation for the incident. Thank you.

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    Truly amazing looking through those pictures of greenery and hilly landscapes, snow caped mountains, natural flowing watercourse river and beautiful flowers. All is nature , the natural beauty of lakes, rivers, mountains , waterfall , lush green valley and so forth is amazing. The environment and the scene of the places are melodious, beautiful and charming. Simply love to look at it.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/beautiful-scenes-free-download.html
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Aug 22. 2019 06:30 PM
    This is such a beautiful story. When Joao found Jinjing the penguin, out of compassion, he rescued Jinjing. He made sure Jinjing has recuperated before releasing Jinjing back to where it came from. Joao didn’t expect anything from Jinjing.

    However, Jinjing remembers the kindness of Joao and comes back to visit Joao every year. Animals may not be able to talk but they can feel the sincerity of human beings. Jinjing knows that Joao is very kind and will never hurt it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/jinjing-the-penguin-swims-5000-miles-every-year-to-visit-the-man-who-saved-him
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Aug 22. 2019 02:52 PM
    Thank you very much for beautiful and good article about pilgrimage to Bodhgaya.Buddhist around the world is encourage to make a trip to Bodhgaya.Just Bodhgaya itself there is so many beautiful places to visit.

    The Bodhi tree where Buddha Shakyamuni attain enlightenment is consider the most significant of the 7 sacred sites in Bodhgaya.Here the details enough for us to plan a trip to Bodhgaya.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2TPVu8I
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Aug 22. 2019 02:11 PM
    It’s a great experience where a small group of Kechatians of a live time going on a meritorious journey to Shar Gaden Monastery in Mundgod, South India . On behalf of His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara in making an offerings to all 650 monks of the monastery. Wow…..that’s really wonderful , looking through at those beautiful pictures tell us a thousands words.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/journey-to-shar-gaden-monastery-2019-making-offerings-to-the-sangha.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Aug 22. 2019 02:10 PM
    Wow beautiful photos of Buddhas and Great Lamas paints a thousands words. Found this old post which is amazing with many old photos. ….a safe keeping of Rinpoche collected over the years. Some of those photos where rare such as the one of HH Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang and the Kuan Yin statue kept in Rinpoche’s audience room in Kechara. Well maintained even it’s a decade ago. We are also fortunate to see the sacred altar of Pelden Hlamo in Rashi Gempil Ling Temple in Howell, New Jersey.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing of those old photos in Rinpoche’s photo album.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/gallery/photo-album-buddhas-and-great-lamas.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Aug 21. 2019 10:16 PM
    If you can’t bear the pain of watching these videos, why do you bring them pain? | 若你不忍心看这些视频,那为何却忍心伤害它们?

    Eating meat causes killings which is a choice you make at every meal. Make the conscious choice of kindness. Don’t eat meat and their wishes to be alive are yours to fulfill.

    http://bit.ly/2YapO3B
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Aug 21. 2019 10:08 PM
    The Importance of Tibet Befriending China

    After 60 years of strife, is it time to mend the fences for mutual benefits and harmony? Read more here and decide for yourself: http://bit.ly/2ZegOXs
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Aug 21. 2019 10:00 PM
    Racism Against Tibetans in America

    When I was sent the article below today by one of my friends, I was not surprised because from my experience growing up in America, I know many people have experienced and continue to experience racism just because of something they cannot change which is their ethnicity and skin colour. So while I was not happy to read what Tenzin has experienced, sad to say but now he knows what it feels like as a Tibetan to be called something derogatory because of who you are.

    Read more here how where there is discrimination, there is suffering: http://bit.ly/2YxFY2k
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Aug 21. 2019 09:55 PM
    Mokele-Mbembe: The Last Living Dinosaur | 摩克拉姆贝贝: 地球上仅存的恐龙

    Do dinosaur still exists? Find out more of this creature whom the natives know as Mokele-Mbembe and all the close-encounters that most often will end in disasters.

    http://bit.ly/2SNKCrv
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Aug 21. 2019 09:50 PM
    What is andagu?

    Today, Pagan is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site because over 2,200 of these ancient temples and pagodas still survive. The Pagan plains, by the way, are only 104 square kilometres so you can imagine how the landscape must have looked with so many monasteries, temples and stupas. The city itself must have been teeming with artisans, carvers, painters and sculptors all working on these holy sites. After all, if people were building the temples and monasteries, there had to be other people creating the Buddha images to be enshrined within.

    Find out more here: http://bit.ly/2Ygq29q
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Aug 21. 2019 09:39 PM
    Puja to Guru Chakrasamvara

    According to the Heruka Tantras, Buddha Shakyamuni himself laid down the practices they contain. To do this, the Buddha manifested on Mount Kailash as Buddha Heruka Chakrasamvara in sacred union with Vajra Yogini and the 62 deities in his entourage.

    Read more of this authentic practice by Buddha himself: http://bit.ly/2K4n91a

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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!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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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
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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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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