Dog Day and Sara….. heartbreaking..

Nov 14, 2010 | Views: 2,456

This poor dog was found outside KSA (Kechara Saraswati Arts) by Matthew Leung (a 12 y/o Kecharian). Upon seeing the poor female dog who was bleeding, he called Khong Jean Mei (personal blogging assistant to me), who alerted her sister Khong Jean Ai of Tsem Ladrang E-Division. Jean Ai quickly drove to KSA and found the poor dog outside a massage parlour (the shoplot next to KSA). She found the dog bleeding quite heavily from her anus.

Although the dog was responsive to sound and was alert, she was not moving around but remained laid there. Seeing this, Jean Ai quickly called Beng Kooi and Martin who came over to help her move the dog to the IKANO vet (about 10 mins away from KSA).

Upon inspection, the vet wasn’t sure what was wrong. She said that it could be anything from internal bleeding to hemorrhage.

The dog was injected with morphine, Solucortef, Hemo and Ampi, and put onto a drip. All these were done to stabilize her condition until she could be diagnosed and treated.

Due to the side effects of the morphine, the dog vomited and out came a lot of blood and parts of her uterus. As a result of the vomiting though, the vet was able to diagnose her as having had a prolapse uterus.

Immediately after vomiting, her bloated belly reduced and her breathing eased. When they did a blood test, they found that she had a high count of white blood cells, and very little blood (9.5 litres out of the usual 44 litres!!).

After the dog was stabilized, they then brought her to the vet on Jalan Ipoh for a blood transfusion.

Because she was found in front of Kechara Saraswati Arts, Jean Ai, Martin, Fang and Beng Kooi have named her Sara. At Jalan Ipoh’s vet, the doctor is currently performing emergency surgery on another dog but Sara is next.

Sara got a blood transfusion and she is more alert. She is resting at the animal hospital now. So we will see how she is tomorrow.

Martin and Fang are reciting Medicine Buddha mantra for her, and she has Jean Ai’s Vajrayogini pendant on her head. They have also dripped holy water into her mouth and given her a mani pill to swallow.

Jean Ai feeding the dog some food and giving her water to drink. Testing her response to humans outside of Kechara Saraswati Arts Dept…

Poor Sara’s bleeding anus.

The vet doing a quick check on her..Martin named her Sara short for Saraswati…nice.

Putting a drip onto Sara..

Getting the drip in..she is so weak now

Poor Sara vomited a lot of blood. It covered the table and the floor..making the whole room smell strongly of iron..

The blood all over the floor and parts of her uterus she must of ingested herself

The uterus that she vomited out

Sara’s stomach is visibly less bloated after vomiting out the uterus…

Martin chanting Medicine Buddha mantra for Sara…Compassionate kind and caring Martin spent the whole day with our small group rescuing dogs…



 

UPDATE: SAME DAY (14-11-2010) 9.30 PM

The blood transfusion has begun. Sara is being comforted by Fang.  Fang has a huge heart, love and genuine concern for animals. It is so beautiful to see this part of Fang. She must manifest more and more….she has it…compassion.

Martin, Jean Ai and Beng Kooi are continuing to chant Medicine Buddha mantra for her.



 

UPDATE: 14-11-2010 10.00 PM

Sara receiving blood transfusion…pet owners who let their dogs donate blood is saving Sara

Jean Ai taking her turn to chant Medicine Buddha mantras, while Fang checks on the blood bag.

So much care, love and genuine spirituality. To help something that can’t even say thank you………BEAUTIFUL.


 

They were pouring some holy water into her mouth when Sara sat up. They said that she looked like she was considering what to do next. They are all still around to recite Medicine Buddha’s mantra. The vet will move her to a resting area soon. Martin here so loving. What a beautiful person.

I will update more on this blog post as to what happens to Sara. I am very concerned. I am very relieved that these wonderful people are helping her. This is the spirit of Kechara. This is what being a Kecharian means…

Today earlier, before rescuing Sara,  Susan, Martin, Beng Kooi and group also went to save 18 puppies. They were successful. The authorities grabbed the puppies and threw them into a holding truck. Our people got them back & took them to the vet and they are all ok I am happy to update.

They are in a temporary shelter and homes will be looked for. Meanwhile they are too little and need care. Our Kecharians will look after them..

See here about the 18 little adorable puppies: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/number-18-rescue.html

After spending Sunday rescuing the puppies, then doing their best to save Sara’s life, they have just gone to Kepong to help another doggie in trouble that was called in by Wee Liang. I have not gotten any updates but as I type this they are on their way. Jean Ai, Martin, Beng Kooi and Martin are going to try to help another dog in trouble RIGHT NOW. I am so proud of these Kecharians. It is 11:49 PM and they are still at it…

Spirituality must be compassion in action. Just eloquently talking, listening, reading and thinking of dharma in our comfort zones will not get us far. Comfort zones are spaces that fool us into sedentary lives of selfish justification for not doing more….when we can and should…comfort zones are the real negative ‘demon’ inside of us we need to fight by simply doing something now and continue with it…..

Kecharians have the attitude to do more. All those who have affinity and karma with me will have the same attitude and we will do wonderful things to benefit others together… Couch potatoes who join us will be inspired to get off the couch!!!

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

UPDATE: 15-11-2010 12.06PM

Sara’s doing a little better compared to last night but she is weak and isn’t very responsive. She is staring off into space and making consistent groaning sounds. The doctor recommends doing the surgery today, as her white blood cell count is very high and septicimia is setting in. Waiting would be more risky. At the moment, her red blood count is not great but its the lesser of the two evils.

Beng Kooi has decided to go ahead with the surgery.

 



UPDATE: 15-11-2010 12.36PM

Sara is weak but has stopped huffing and wheezing. She still seems quite spaced out and stares off into the distance most of the time. It may be due to her pain. She does react to sound and movement.

 



UPDATE: 15-11-2010

Sara looks better compared to this morning. She is still wheezing and staring into space, but her eyes are not as glazed over as they were earlier today. Now, her eyes respond to movement and she’s making a bit more eye contact.

She is also moving her head more, and her body’s a bit warmer too.




UPDATE: 16-11-2010

Sara’s on a drip with morphine and antibiotics. Her white blood cells count is falling, which is good. But her red cell count is dropping too, which is worrying. She’s crying and crying, and every breath she takes causes her more pain.

Nothing much we can do now except recite mantras for her. The vets will monitor her and check her blood in 2 days time for signs of improvement or deterioration. If she looks particularly bad, they will test tomorrow instead.

She has other health problems, but first is to make sure that she gets through this.

Medicine Buddha mantra finally got her to sleep…



UPDATE: 17-11-2010 12.30PM

Sara looks much better today. Her bandages have been changed and her collar taken off. She even sat up when she saw Beng Kooi and licked her hand for a while.

She wasn’t crying when Beng Kooi went into the room, but after a while she started crying again but much less compared to last night. For dogs like Sara, it’s quite clear that she hasn’t had much kindness in her life…and crying and licking people’s hands is the only way of release.

The vet suspects her prolapsed uterus was caused by a male dog pulling out too fast during the act of mating. Perhaps caused by other rival dogs around. And then either Sara herself or other male dogs bit her uterus off.




UPDATE: 17-11-2010 9.50PM

Sara is in much less pain. She is eating fine but has to be hand-fed. The blood test came in with great results!

Her white blood cell count is 29,000 (down from 47,000 yesterday) and her red blood cell count is almost 3 million compared to yesterday’s 1 million. In other words, she’s recovering! They may remove her drip tomorrow.




UPDATE: 18-11-2010 10.45PM

Sara continues to recover. She has been taken off the drip and painkillers and she’s not crying anymore. She eats but only when hand-fed. The vet says it could be due to the fact that she was the lowest ranking in the pack and only eats when “allowed” to. She is allowed to be taken back when we are ready. She will be kept there until her next blood test which is this Saturday. She still needs to be adopted by someone with a good home.

When Beng Kooi got there, Sara was sleeping. She opened her eyes as Beng Kooi approached her but didn’t sit up. She kept her eye on Beng Kooi throughout the entire time and was quiet, at peace & resting. According to Beng Kooi, she looks a little depressed and it’s likely from being caged up for a long time. Street dogs are not used to cages.


 

UPDATE: 20-11-2010 7PM


Sara is recovering steadily. She now eats on her own without help, and is sitting up more. She’s still weak though and may not be able to walk properly yet.

Her white blood cell count is rising again, but the vet says it’s nothing to worry about and has started her on a new course of antibiotics. Her red blood cells is stable but below normal so she needs more time to recover still. We estimate another 3-4 days at least.

She’s gentle with Martin and Beng Kooi so far, but growls whenever any of the vets come near her.

Tomorrow Martin plans to bring her for a short walk if she is able to, and on Monday they will go to ISPCA to see if they are able to provide her with the level of care that she needs.

Otherwise, Beng Kooi will keep her in Naropa house once she doesn’t need monitoring, until she is strong enough to be without medical care.

 


 

UPDATE – 12-12-2010 10.30 PM

(when found at SunwayMas)

(just before surgery)

After Sara’s time at the hospital, she was temporarily adopted by Martin and Jean Ai who kept Sara on their individual front porch.

On the same night, Sara attempted to run away from Martin’s house twice and once from Jean Ai’s. When she ran away, a long dog search made up of a group of volunteers was sent looking for her. After finding her, they had to coax a little to get close. Back at Jean Ai’s front porch again, she was placed into a boarded (ie windows were boarded) dog house on the porch of Jean Ai’s house.

Despite how difficult and almost runaway-proof they made Sara’s living conditions to be, she got away again!! She had ripped up the boards and gotten out of Jean Ai’s front porch! AGAIN some volunteers got together and they went looking for her. This time a few hours became a few days, and after a few days…they couldn’t find her.

They looked behind every tree, car, rubbish bin etc in the neighbourhood and neighbouring neighbourhoods! One day they found Sara….on the very same spot they had found her just before rushing her to the Jln Ipoh hospital. She had made it all the way back there, which is about less than 10 mins drive from Jean Ai’s house.

Seeing how happy she seems to be back there, the “rescue team” decided to leave her there permanently, feeding her daily.

On the 12th of December, she was found on the same spot by Wee Liang. This time, however, there was a very big gash below her right eye. We suspect that she was in a dog fight. It was quite bad as it looked as if her eye was going to fall out. Martin came immediately and took her to the Jln Ipoh hospital yet again.

Yesterday (14th December), she was taken into surgery. Sara has been receiving treatment on her eye for the last 2 days and it has healed considerably. The wound was stitched up as well. Sara was in GOOD spirits and recognised Martin. She wagged her tail and licked his hand incessantly.

There were “some complications” with the surgery according to Dr Siva but it should heal nicely and she will not lose the eye.




UPDATE: 23-12-2010 7.00 PM

Look who’s back on her courageous feet and recovering very well. Sara’s is going to be ok and her eye lid which was torn open is healing nicely. She’s ready to go home. And guess what, she’s a lot friendlier now and very loving. I love this life called Sara!

Martin




Update: 11-02-2011

Since Sara’s eye operation she has been staying at the animal hospital on Jln Ipoh. It has been just over 1 month since the last update on Sara and look at her all smiling and healthy!!

If you have been following this blog post, you’ll know that Sara’s current condition is almost a miracle. From throwing up her uterus…bleeding from her anus till it was swollen and hanging out from her body…to having only 9.5 litres of blood out of the usual 44 litres, all signs were leading to her dying quite a painful death. At that time a group of Kecharians, who rescued and brought her to the vet, were doing hundreds of Medicine Buddha mantras and stayed with her each step of the way.

Their persistence paid off!

For the next 2 days, Sara will be the main attraction for the Kechara Animal Sanctuary (KAS) booth at the Grand Setrap and Dzambala Puja (GSDP).

What most people don’t know is that rescuing Sara was the very first rescue activity for a group of Kecharians. She was the catalyst that created the sense of urgency for KAS to manifest. It was Sara’s pain and suffering that naturally brought this group of people together. They did it out of care, but the journey that Sara took them through made them realize a few things:

  1. Paying for Sara’s operation, staying at the vet etc showed them that they would need to raise funds.
  2. Looking for Sara every time she ran away made them realize that they would need full-time members to focus just on KAS.
  3. Finding more dogs like Sara showed them that they needed to get a place of their own. It made them realize that they needed KAS to manifest and they needed it to be fast.

For every day spent without KAS, another dog like Sara will suffer as, without the funds, people and facilities… how many dogs can one person rescue??

Her story also showed to others that these group of people were serious… that they didn’t just say that they will rescue and help animals, but they actually will DO what they say and they don’t give up even when at times rescuing certain animals seem hopeless…

It’s very clear that people believe in KAS. Since rescuing Sara… people such as Martin, Jean Ai, Susan and Beng Kooi have been getting endless calls about stray and injured dogs everywhere around PJ and KL.

For them, it is not a forced display of compassion, but one that comes naturally from not wanting to see another animal suffer. The effort is there, because the care is there.

I heard that many people are looking out for Sara at the KAS booth during GSDP. Over the past 3 months, a lot of Kecharians and other people have been following up on Sara’s progress… she has become somewhat of a star since coming into our lives. For those who are attending GSDP, do look out for her! She will be there, however, she won’t be up for adoption.

There will be 10 other puppies and 2 kittens that will be looking for a new home…Patches will be one of them.


Tsem Rinpoche


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  1. Beatrix Ooi on Dec 25, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche. It’s amazing how much effort they have put in to save Sara, it broke my heart when I read about Sara’s only way of releasing her gratitude is by crying and licking people’s hands. Poor doggie, she went through a lot! Great to know that she’s all fine now.

  2. Jutika Lam on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    When I read the top part of this blog post I was truly saddened and heartbroken because it was just so heartbreaking to see an Sara so uncomfortable as well as in great pain.

    But as I read more and more towards the bottom of this post and seeing the pictures of Sara getting better I just could not resist breaking a tear or two because during the time when Sara was suffering in great pain there was kind people such as Martin and Fang to be there by her side to comfort her as well as to chant Mantras to her.

    I am very glad to know that she is well and recovered and looking back I am sure that without the help of Martin, Matthew, Fang and a few more other people Sara, on the day she was found could have already died.

    Really glad she survived!!!!!

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing!

    Rest Well

    Love
    Jutika

  3. wei theng on Apr 27, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post. I used to be avoiding or do not care so much of stray dogs on the road as I am afraid of dogs. However, since seeing and joining Kechara & following what Rinpoche and other Kecharian has been doing, I learn that stray dogs are just like us, they also need love and care besides lacking of food and shelter.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Kechara for showing me another level of compassion that is the same for human as well as animal. Besides, due to karma, we and our loved ones maybe also born as animals in our next life. So, we should love animals too.
    May Sara & all the strays dogs can find a home and free from harm & sufferings. May Kechara Animal Sanctuary (KAS) manifest soonest and able to benefit more animals.

  4. yeomiawkee on Mar 1, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    Amazing and I like happy endings. This is true compassion and giving without asking for anything. If only we have good and kind-hearted volunteers here, I don’t mind going all out to share and help too. I feel so helpless and angry whenever I see strays all around here, especially puppy too, nothing to eat and seeing their poor conditions make my heart goes out to them!

  5. Julien Roth on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    Oh my god, this is so bad. This dog must be in so much pain 🙁 When i saw the blood on the floor, i knw that it was a serious situation. All i can say is that i am so glad that at the end this dog recovered and is now healthy and moving around. Its so nice to see people being nice to animals.

  6. Jutika on Jan 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    It is amazing how lucky Sara was to be discovered by Matthew Leong outside KSA, Sara was also lucky in a way that there were our people who once they heard the news they quickly sprang in to action.

    It is really a miracle that Sara survived her near death experience thus proving that mantras really do their work and healed Sara quickly.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful article,

    Love
    Jutika

  7. crystal on Jul 15, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    do u all need cat??but i think is pregant very frienly i saw her while i on the way back so i take her to my house give her food this morning was raining and she got wet.T.T she come and find my and i give her some cat food.i cant adopt her cos i got 1 bunny and3 fighting fish and 5 hamster and my mom araird of cats..so..

  8. crystal on Jul 15, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    can i noe which vet u bring the dog went??cause i have a rabbit tat having fungal prob i apply canisep for him before not painful but now once i apply for him he seems to be very painful and i araifd to lose him.i adopt him cos the owner dont want him.i promise my bunny will treat him as my child.thx

  9. nuz on Jan 28, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    GOD BLESS YOU.

  10. Lisa on Dec 14, 2010 at 3:36 am

    This is actually a question not reply. I have come acrossed the blog while browsing some information.
    Tonight i have rescued a female labrador outside my home. Feed her up but still i am worry that the council will take her away, the situation does not allow me to keep the dog. I was just wondering whether Kechara has any shelter for dogs at this moment?????
    I am a dog lovers, i have rescued a lot of dogs and find them homes for adoption. I am quite reluctantly to sent her place like PAWS and SPSCA, the reason being that they dont really take good care of the animals there. I dont blame them because they have too many to look after.
    I am amazed with the Kecharian spirits, in fact i can also contribute to some voluntarily works.
    I hope to hear from you soon.
    Thank you.
    Regards
    Lisa

  11. Seon Tan on Dec 12, 2010 at 6:51 am

    Keep it up. The world needs more people like you all. Thank you.

  12. Anila on Dec 2, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    The day that Sara the injured stray dog was discovered was outside KSA. Some volunteers and me were busy rolling mantras inside KSA. Mathiew a 12 year old volunteer was sitting next to me. He suddenly shouted and say there is an injured dog walking by with a big lump of flesh and blood hanging down from her anus. Blood was dripping on the pavement as she walk past. Mathiew ask me what should he do. I told him to call Kechara Care. But he called Jean Mei instead. And Jean Mei called Jean Ai her sister who took over with Martin and Beng Kooi to take Sara to the vet for procedures to be done as Sara was very sick. Sara was given the name by Martin as she was found outside Kechara Saraswati Arts or KSA,. KH not only help feed and take care of homeless through Kechara Soup Kitchen but also help to take care of animals and finding them homes for adoption.

  13. su_zan on Nov 28, 2010 at 8:52 pm

    I’m very happy yesterday upon hearing the Kechara Animal Shelter License has pass trough. The next step is getting the land…. May the land come to us ASAP so that we can help more Animals out there.

    Thank you Martin, Jean Ai, Fang and Beng Kooi for taking great care of Sara.

  14. Lim Han Nee on Nov 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm

    Martin, Beng Kooi, Jean Ai and Fang, what you have done for Sara and earlier on for the eighteen young dogs, and are continuing to do for homeless, stray dogs, is truly inspiring. May all your tireless efforts create the cause for Kechara Animal Sanctuary to manifest quickly.

  15. Sean Wang on Nov 19, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    I really cannot imagine the suffering that Sara is in now. I hope that she will get better soon. I believe that Sara is one of the reasons that Kechara Animal Sanctuary needs to be manifested. There are still many animals out on the streets that are still suffering. Uncle Martin has been a very good person he has always shown care for sentient beings. May he have a long life so that he can continue to benefit more sentient beings. Kechara Animal Sanctuary is not something far away. It is something that can begin within your heart.

  16. Anila on Nov 17, 2010 at 2:26 pm

    If we truly believe in Karma. Every Sentient Being had been a mother before whether you are a man, a boy, a girl or a woman or even as animals you would experience the joy, the sufferings, the pain that a mother would have to endure in giving birth. It depends on your positive and negative karma that you have created. In the case of Sara the mother dog that had a prolapse uterus. I can imagine her sufferings, emotionally and physically. I have heard people say that the worst sufferings is in childbirth. Sara has been made pregnant had delivered with more continueous sufferings when she had to undergo operation for prolapse uterus. Hopefully Sara would have purify all her bad karma to be able to create good karma. And to accumulate merits for the kind and compassionate people doing pujas and taking care of her.

  17. Judy Lam on Nov 17, 2010 at 8:18 am

    I have so much respect and admiration for Beng Kooi, Fang, Jean Ai & Martin who went out of their way to save this dog! They really represent Kechara’s spirit with so much of love and compassion! We must all make a conscientious effort to contribute to KAS to help expedite their dreams of providing a good shelter and care for these poor animals.

  18. patsy on Nov 16, 2010 at 11:56 pm

    Great effort by such a dedicated and compassionate team untiringly helping Sara. She could have died if she was not rescued and taken so good care with the right medical assistance.
    Last night we dedicated our puja to Sara. We prayed that her sufferings may be lessen and she will overcome this health obstacle that she is experiencing. May she be blessed with a speedy recover.
    Thank you, Martin, Jean Ai and Beng Kooi for your tender loving care to make sure Sara is comforted and her agony will not be so painful.

  19. Josh Akers on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:10 pm

    This is an excerpt of my night tonight, 11/14/2010, after I found a wandering, lost dog while going to the corner store for some soda pop.

    “I just found a wandering pit-bull male, middle aged. Wandering the street on Center and 17th. I asked the man at All American Tattoo to call the humane society or animal control. Both were closed and the telephone Inbox was full! Then I met a late 20’s homeless man on a bicycle who agreed to take control of the dog that night, and look for the owner because I could not bring the dog home to my mom’s house, she would not allow it. I fed the dog a can of Alpo, and then bought the homeless man a couple of sticks of Jerky as he was pretty hungry himself… Then I went home and brought the man a piece of rope to be used as a leash. The dog had no tag, only a collar. Then I let the man take control of the situation, which he happily agreed to, because he said he loved dogs, and I went home… *sigh* homelessness…. Grr…”

  20. Josh Akers on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:53 am

    “To help something that can’t even say thank you” -Rinpoche

    Not in English or Chinese, Your Eminence, but I firmly believe she will be transmitting the energy of “Thank you” to very many people in the near future, Rinpoche!

    I fold my hands in your direction, Venerable Lama. Without you, there would be no groups of compassionate students to help Sara.

  21. benji on Nov 15, 2010 at 6:21 am

    Truly, we must put Rinpochela’s advice into action – not just talk about compassion. Those wonderful people who took care of poor Sara, you have really done more than just that – you have moved many others to want to become like you! Thank you immensely!

  22. mima on Nov 15, 2010 at 6:05 am

    Thank you so much Martin, Jean Ai and Beng Kooi for your caring work!
    Infinite gratitude always for your dedication and all your beneficial actions to help other beings in need,in pain. Thank you Rinpoche for offering this so inspiring blog to us!

  23. Tenzin Samdrub on Nov 15, 2010 at 6:01 am

    Namaste to you all for your work. Sarah is not suffering in vain. She will be an example for the rescue of other dogs. I wish to meditate a dukkar or white umbrella which is what I have seen….for her….
    Tenzin Samdrub

  24. Ani Kunzang on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:55 am

    This is an inspiring story, Rinpoche. My prayers for Sara, and all the other dogs and animals in dire need and my gratitude to your students for responding from the compassion of their hearts.

  25. […] For all my life, I had never been an animal lover. But I can now see that my interest in animals is starting to grow. Animals, like us human beings should live a good life. That saying so, are they? What inspired me to write this entry is how a few wonderful people worked tirelessly today to help save a dog, given the name SARA. You can read more about dear Sara over at http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/2010/11/dog-day-and-sara-heartbreaking.html. […]

  26. Mina on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:04 am

    I am so happy you are taking care of so many dogs. Thank you.

  27. Philip Yong on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:34 am

    Wonderful! I am really moved by how you guys tirelessly help these animals. Really got me thinking on what have I done for animals in my life..nothing! But I know it is never too late to start!

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 24. 2019 11:53 AM
    The future of the country lies with the children and schools education. Their quality and personality will determine the kind of destiny that leads the nation. The countries which utilize their youth in the right direction are more developed. The youth will be the future leaders of their country and are role models to emulate in the future. With the biggest ever global school rankings have been published, Asian countries were in the top five places. Wow…Singapore ranked top list on maths and science but too bad Malaysia ranked 51. Education plays an important part in the country development. The authorities concerned are trying to ensure equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. Every child has the fundamental right to quality education. With higher quality of education, it will benefits the entire country as well as it has been shown to increase economic growth and stability. Interesting to see school rankings throughout the world and with these rankings those of the weaker ones could do more to improve their education system or see what can be done.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing even though its an old post , good to know about it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/is-your-country-in-the-rankings.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 24. 2019 11:52 AM
    As to these days millions of marine lives such as fish, seabirds, sea turtles, and marine mammals at risk. The main reasons behind this critical situation is tons of plastic ends up in the ocean each year. Fish, seabirds, sea turtles, and marine mammals can become entangled in or ingest plastic debris, causing suffocation, starvation, and drowning. Well….unless something is done , it has been predicted there could be more plastic in the sea than fish in no time. The numerous of plastic scraps dumped into seas , rivers is worrisome. The impacts include fatalities as a result of ingestion, starvation, suffocation, infection, drowning, and entanglement. The best way is to cut the production and stop using plastic bags, food container straws folks and spoon usage. There must be a restrictions on the use of plastics, which we as consumers need to do something about it. Its the most severe environmental issues we are facing today, which is the overproduction and irresponsible disposal of plastic waste. As fish stocks and coral reefs die off, millions of people who depend on the ocean are at risk of losing their only source of income as well. The impacts include fatalities as a result of ingestion, starvation, suffocation, infection, drowning, and entanglement. Hope more and more people gets to the bottom of it working towards a more clean and healthy environment.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/how-plastic-destroys-our-seas.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 24. 2019 11:51 AM
    Mindfulness meditation a Buddhist religious practice is promoted by schools in Australia and United kingdom. Meditation is used to rest the mind, body , has many mental, physical, and spiritual benefits. According to the latest studies, meditation should be included in the school curriculum. It has proven that students who meditate perform better in school. They can handle academic stress more efficiently. That’s wonderful. Research has linked meditation to a rise in student’s IQ levels, improved mental function, and higher grades. Mindfulness meditation a Buddhist religious practice is promoted by schools in Australia and England. A good approach indeed.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/buddhist-meditation-in-schools.html
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 24. 2019 03:23 AM
    Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959

    In the early 1950s, the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden took trance of the famous Panglung Oracle and advised a group of Tibetans to form a guerrilla fighting group. Later, in 1959, they famously escorted His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on his historic escape to India. After ensuring that His Holiness was safely in exile, they turned around and went back into Tibet where they continued to stave off Chinese incursions for many years. This guerrilla group came to be known as Chushi Gangdruk (meaning ‘Four Rivers, Six Ranges’) and the men in this group, mostly from the Kham region of eastern Tibet, came together and trained for many years before that fateful escape in 1959.

    Find out the real facts of the Dalai Lama’s great escape: http://bit.ly/ChushiGangdruk
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 24. 2019 02:12 AM
    Why aren’t the monasteries helping the drought?

    So I was saddened when I came across an article today explaining that these Tibetan settlements in South India have been severely affected by a regional drought. I was sad not only because the people are suffering but how come it seems nothing has been done about it, and the people have been allowed to suffer?

    Read more of what the Tibetan monasteries in India could have helped: http://bit.ly/IndianDrought
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 24. 2019 12:55 AM
    Moringa – The Miracle Tree

    Articles about superfoods fascinate and captivate my attention. Recently, I accidentally came across a documentary on the Moringa tree which has the reputation as a miracle tree due to the benefits that it provides when consumed. I wish to present the information about this amazing plant here for everyone’s benefit. May you be healthy, fit and free from bodily suffering.

    Find out more of how the Moringa tree can benefit you: http://bit.ly/MoringaTreeHealth
  • m.priyaa
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 08:56 PM
    Thank u for sharing this healthy tips Rinpoche.Coriander is good if used daily in diet. In India thay use perhaps maximum coriander in their daily diet! Detox effect + kidney benefit!
    Cleanse our Body From The Inside Out!
    Fore more deatails
    https://bit.ly/2Il9seH
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 06:10 PM
    This article really caught my attention as I always prefer to seek natural remedies to regulate and heal my body sickness. Secondly they are safe and can be prepared by our own, and with a little side effect.

    All I know the sour taste of the fruits juice but didn’t know the miracle healing fruits that has great benefits and nutritional. Most importantly I got to know it is a great fruit to boost our immune system, prevent and it helps to maintain a healthy life. I also was surprise to know this fruit actually helps efficient communication between various nerves in the body for muscle movements.

    Wonderful Article, Thank you very much Rinpoche and blog team for sharing this very beneficial information .
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 04:08 PM
    It is very nice to see Buddhism is starting to flourish and grow in China again. Buddhism has spread to China at least 2200 years ago. Chinese culture including art, politics, literature, philosophy, medicine and material culture are very much influenced by Buddhism.

    The most prosperous periods in China were the periods when Buddhism was widely practised. For examples, the Tang Dynasty and Qing Dynasty during the Qianlong and Kangxi reign.

    The establishment of the Nalanda University shows that China sees the good values of Buddhism. Buddhism promotes respect, tolerance and harmony. With a big population like China, these values are very important in order to maintain the stability of the country.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/new-nalanda-university-in-china.html
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 02:55 PM
    Chakrasamvara is the principal deity of the most important Sanskrit Tantra text of the Anuttarayoga Wisdom (mother) classification of the Vajrayana Buddhist Tradition. Chakrasamvara can also be included amongst the most popular deities in Tibetan Tantric Buddhism. His purpose and function in the Buddhist Vajrayana religious system is as a model for meditation practice employed by serious Tantric practitioners. There is a vast collection of written texts and literature on the subject of Chakrasamvara. The original source material is written in the Indian Sanskrit language with dozens of Sanskrit commentaries, and hundreds of later Tibetan commentaries exist, including ritual texts, dance performance instruction, and meditation manuals, all written in the Tibetan language.

    This form of the deity is known as Sahaja Heruka Chakrasamvara. He appears in a simplified form with only one face and two arms embracing the consort Vajrayogini. In some ritual texts she is referred to as Vajra Varahi; however, her most common name is Vajrayogini, or Vajra Dakini. The colour of Chakrasamvara is blue and Vajrayogini is red. Their general mood and appearance is semi-peaceful and semi-wrathful.

    Read more about the thangka of Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini at http://bit.ly/2NhNzhV
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 02:54 PM
    In the world we are living in now, we are conditioned to believe the acquisition of wealth and possessions is the objective of our lives. When we turn on the TV and radio, log on to the internet, or read magazines and the newspaper, advertisements that encourage spending and buying jumps right into our face. Our society defines success by looking at how much wealth and material possessions we have accumulated. The more we have, the more successful we are. In order to conform to our society’s rules, we spend our time and effort working to acquire as much as possible. However, some of us have decided to live a lifestyle that goes against what society expects of us. Instead of accumulating more material possessions, we get rid of what we don’t need and refrain from getting more.

    Many people have misconceptions about the minimalist lifestyle. They think that the minimalist lifestyle is about retreating into the woods or places far away from modern amenities. This may be what some minimalists are doing, but not all minimalists practice the lifestyle to this extent. The minimalist lifestyle is about living with less and only with what we need, not what we want. In fact, the concept of minimalism is not new; spiritual practitioners such as monks and nuns are the very early adopters of this concept. They have realized the acquisition or accumulation of wealth and material possessions is a distraction to genuine contentment and happiness. Therefore, they choose to live a simple life, abstaining from unnecessary material possessions and focus on the spiritual practice for real happiness.

    Read about the benefits of living a minimalist lifestyle at http://bit.ly/2JcwO6w
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 02:43 PM
    Most people in the city are living in apartments with small balconies or houses without a backyard. Some don’t even have a balcony and the space is very limited. Without a backyard, can we still grow vegetables? With container gardening, the answer is yes. It is actually more fun, more practical and easier to grow vegetables in containers. Container gardening refers to growing vegetables, flowers or plants in pots or containers when space is an issue. If we know how to pick the right plants, we will be able to create a vegetable garden with a bountiful harvest, no matter our space constraints.

    There are big advantages to container gardening:

    – It saves water.
    – Sunlight is not a problem as pots or containers can be moved easily when the sun is too strong or when sunlight is needed.
    – There are fewer pest issues.
    – There are fewer or no soil-borne issues such as fungus and bacteria.
    – Less weeding work is needed.
    – It’s low maintenance.

    Read more on how container can benefit us at http://bit.ly/2qCYxqr
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 02:37 PM
    Mati (马蹄) Temple, also known as Horse Hoof Temple, is located deep in the heart of Gansu (甘肃) province in northwestern China. It is a magnificent Buddhist temple complex consisting of a large group of caves, divided into seven smaller groups, that stretches up to 30 kilometres (18.64 miles) long. Mati Temple was first built in the Jin (晋) Dynasty, with the first cave dug about 1,600 years ago by a man named Guo and his disciples. It was originally a school and later it was converted to a temple when the Buddha statues were made.

    The unique name of the temple derives from a legend that a Long Ma (Chinese Pegasus) descended from the heavens and left a hoof print on the place where the temple was established. The legendary hoof print is preserved and visible up to this day in the Mati Hall in Puguang (普光) Temple. Mati Temple, together with Mogao (莫高) Grottoes in Dunhuang (敦煌) and Yulin (榆林) Grottoes in Anxi (安西), is regarded as one of the Three Artistic Treasured Grottoes of Hexi Buddha Holy Land.

    Read more about Mati (马蹄) Temple and also beautiful pictures at http://bit.ly/2P7hJH4
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 12:16 PM
    Neerja Bhanot an Indian flight attendant was truly a selfless heroine. As the head purser for the airline she had saved passengers on the fateful flight Pan Am Flight 73. The plane had been hijacked by terrorists during a stopover in Karachi, Pakistan. There were 380 passengers and 13 crew on board the aircraft. All but 22 survived, and much of the credit goes to Neerja quick action, who died near the end of the standoff. She was brave and selfless, died heroically remembered by many till today. She received India’s highest civilian award and a special courage award by the US Department for her bravery. Her bravery were then made into a film entitled “Neerja” was released, portraying her heroic life. Interesting read.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/neerja-bhanot-a-selfless-heroine.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 23. 2019 12:13 PM
    Came across this old post , sad cannot imagine that about 6 elderly Singaporeans die alone each month. When these elderly die, they were either without their relatives near them or left alone. How ever busy our lives is we should not leave our old parents or relatives alone. Spending time with them and never neglect them. As one of these days we too will be old. Its because of them , we are here today. We should somehow cherished and care for them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/about-6-elderly-singaporeans-die-alone-each-month.html

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more 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
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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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
6 months ago
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.
6 months ago
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.
6 months ago
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
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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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    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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The generous support from sponsors and volunteers have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thanks to Add Hope Malaysia and students from First City University College! #Kechara #foodbank #hungerknowsnobarriers #volunteer ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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The generous support from sponsors and volunteers have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thanks to Add Hope Malaysia and students from First City University College! #Kechara #foodbank #hungerknowsnobarriers #volunteer ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to Rasa Sayang AEON Club team for assisting us with surplus food collection and also distribution last Saturday. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you very much to Rasa Sayang AEON Club team for assisting us with surplus food collection and also distribution last Saturday. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to James and Jien Howe for conducting the safety briefing to the new volunteers last night. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thankful to James and Jien Howe for conducting the safety briefing to the new volunteers last night. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
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Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
Fulfill your wishes, overcome your problems and protect yourself from negativities and harm with a Dorje Shugden Puja. All are welcome @ Kechara Penang Study Group, Jacinta
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Fulfill your wishes, overcome your problems and protect yourself from negativities and harm with a Dorje Shugden Puja. All are welcome @ Kechara Penang Study Group, Jacinta
Photo from Jacinta Goh
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Photo from Jacinta Goh
Photo from Jacinta Goh
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Photo from Jacinta Goh
Photo from Jacinta Goh
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Photo from Jacinta Goh
Photo from Jacinta Goh
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Photo from Jacinta Goh
Photo from Jacinta Goh
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Photo from Jacinta Goh
It’s a good opportunity to know so many social heroes in different fields. Everyone is playing their important part in making this world a better place. From environment to animal extinction to hunger problems. We would like to applaud all the Kechara heroes for playing their part exceptionally well. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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It’s a good opportunity to know so many social heroes in different fields. Everyone is playing their important part in making this world a better place. From environment to animal extinction to hunger problems. We would like to applaud all the Kechara heroes for playing their part exceptionally well. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Earth Project October 2019
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Kechara Earth Project October 2019
Animal Liberation- Pastor Han Nee blessed the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
1 week ago
Animal Liberation- Pastor Han Nee blessed the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
I’m ready to do the rehearsal :) Lin Mun KSDS
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I’m ready to do the rehearsal :) Lin Mun KSDS
Asyley and team busy adjusting the sound system in the technical room. Lin Mun KSDS
1 week ago
Asyley and team busy adjusting the sound system in the technical room. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback on Graduation - Hubert strong stance. Practicing his wushu performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback on Graduation - Hubert strong stance. Practicing his wushu performance. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback for graduation - Robey practicing her ballet in rehearsal. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback for graduation - Robey practicing her ballet in rehearsal. Lin Mun KSDS
Teaching children to be kind to animals through the virtuous deed of animal liberation held in Kechara House. Alice, KSDS
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Teaching children to be kind to animals through the virtuous deed of animal liberation held in Kechara House. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS learned and experienced the self-defence session. Alice, KSDS.
2 weeks ago
The youngest group of KSDS learned and experienced the self-defence session. Alice, KSDS.
Vegetarian meals with sufficient nutrients are provided to the children ~ KSDS Woah Camp. Alice, KSDS
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Vegetarian meals with sufficient nutrients are provided to the children ~ KSDS Woah Camp. Alice, KSDS
Children had fun with the teachers and parents during the game time. Alice, KSDS
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Children had fun with the teachers and parents during the game time. Alice, KSDS
First Pilgrimage cum Camp held in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS.
2 weeks ago
First Pilgrimage cum Camp held in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS.
So happy for them to have opportunity to engage in dharma at a very young age. Lin Mun KSDS
3 weeks ago
So happy for them to have opportunity to engage in dharma at a very young age. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace and teacher Callista guided the teenage class on a blog article. They enjoyed it. Lin Mun KSDS
3 weeks ago
Teacher Grace and teacher Callista guided the teenage class on a blog article. They enjoyed it. Lin Mun KSDS
Children took a picture with Guru. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children took a picture with Guru. Lin Mun KSDS
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