Dog Day and Sara….. heartbreaking..

Nov 14, 2010 | Views: 2,531

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
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:06 PM
    Very interesting and informative article. In most cultures, women is consider as lower in status compared with men. Ancient times in India, man took the lead while women is seconded. But times has changed for the better where women are not degraded in society. They receive equal recognition, appreciation, and stature, yet in countries and places around the world, women are still viewed as inferior and treated accordingly. But in Buddhism women have been increasing in number and has proven that many of them have gained full enlightenment in a female body. In Buddhism is concerned there’s no discrimination toward women ,both men and women are equal. There‘s many female Mahasiddhas and Yoginis as in this blog. May it inspired many more to come. Interesting article and its great sharing knowledge.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands,

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/courtesans-of-ancient-india.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:05 PM
    Sleep paralysis is a feeling of being conscious but unable to move. It occurs when a person passes between stages of wakefulness and sleep. During these transitions, one may be unable to move or speak for a few seconds up to a few minutes. Some people may also feel pressure or a sense of choking. Sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or speak. It’s not harmful and should pass quickly, but at times can be frightening. It can affect anyone but is most common in young adults and they might have hallucination. The scary facts about sleep paralysis is those who suffer from it have said it felt like someone was choking them on their chest so they could not breathe.
    As for me I have not experience as such before as least i know now what i can to do.
    Thank you Vinnie Tan for sharing. Interesting read of these stories related to sleep paralysis.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/sleep-paralysis-medical-or-paranormal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:03 PM
    nteresting as this texts been composed after being inspired to do so . That’s interesting as this nature are traditionally considered exceptionally potent in their blessings if the claim of divine inspiration is authentic. According to the account in the introduction, the author composed this text after being divinely inspired to do so. It’s a very rare kind and its acceptance been recognised and received praise by very high lamas of our tradition. Reading this article tell us all of how powerful Dorje Shugden when we invoke in our prayers.
    Interesting read of the short biography of Ven. Geshe Kunchok Gyaltsen, the author of Mass of Vajra Fire.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/mass-of-vajra-fire-invocation-of-the-mighty-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:01 PM
    That’s wonderful Rinpoche has composed prayers in English so as everyone could recite and practice. For beginners is such a meaningful insights and perspectives without commitments and initiation. Moreover each prayers is for a specific blessing that helps practitioners to gain attainments and overcome obstacles. Easy and simple for everyone to start off.
    We are fortunate that everything Rinpoche did brought tremendous benefit to all sentient beings. Whatever prayers Rinpoche has composed are especially potent with blessings.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/holy-prayers-to-invoke-the-divine.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 01:59 PM
    A great article , revisit this again of Tibetan Lamas and their dogs. As now I have a pet doggie with me, I came to understand more of them . Dogs are the most amazing creatures, they give us unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive. Buddhists believe dogs also have the potential to become enlightened and can teach us about responsibility, love, and other Buddhist principles. The Q & A by Sandra Klein’s interview with the Venerable Gonsar Rinpoche gave us a better understanding and very informative of Tibetan dogs under Lamas care. ccording to the Buddha Dharma, all sentient beings have Buddha nature — from ants to humans. Though we often look at dogs as wonderful companions an teach us to embrace Buddhist principles. They, themselves, embody many of these principles.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/dogs-in-tibetan-monasteries.html
  • Brent
    Tuesday, Mar 26. 2024 04:47 PM
    Living with my wife, whose world is meticulously painted with the hues of OCD, is a journey that intertwines the essence of love with the complexities of the human mind. Her relentless pursuit of cleanliness and order, transforming even the most negligible corner into a testament of organization, often dances on the fine line between admiration and frustration. The sight of her steering clear from trash bins as if they were labyrinths of chaos, serves as a poignant reminder of the battles she fights within. Yet, it’s through these very battles that I’ve learned the profound language of patience and the unspoken strength of support. Therapy, in its gentle embrace, has been a beacon of light for her, guiding her through the stormy seas of OCD. It has not only offered her solace but has also unveiled the strength of her spirit, teaching us both the beauty of resilience. As she journeys through the pathways of healing, I stand by her, a testament to the power of love and the enduring promise of hope. Together, we navigate the complexities of her world, discovering that within the challenges lie opportunities for growth, understanding, and an unbreakable bond. https://www.mindfullyaliveonline.com/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:31 PM
    Venerable Ajahn Chah was a Thai Buddhist teacher of the Buddhadhamma and a founder of two major monasteries in the Thai Forest Tradition. Well respected and loved as a man of great wisdom, he was also instrumental in establishing Theravada Buddhism in the West. Interesting life story, how he chose to leave the settled monastic life and became a wandering ascetic. Walking across Thailand, lived in forests, caves and cremation grounds while learning from the meditation monks of the Forest of various monasteries. He wandered through the countryside in quest of quiet and secluded places for developing meditation. He even lived in tiger and cobra infested jungles, using reflections on death to penetrate to the true meaning of life. After years of wandering, Venerable Ajahn Chah established a monastery where he taught simple, practice-based form of meditation, and attracted a numerous of students including western foreigners. He was one of the greatest Dhamma teachers of the modern era. His wise teachings have continued to guide thousands of people along the path of Dharma. Venerable Ajahn Chah’s teachings of the Thai Forest Tradition gradually spread across all over the world. Several of Ajahn Chah’s Western students have since established monasteries throughout the world. Just in Thailand itself, there are more than 300 branch monasteries in Ajahn Chah’s tradition. Ven erable Ajahn Chah used his ill health as a teaching point, emphasizing that it was a living example of the impermanence of all things and reminded people to endeavour to find a true refuge within themselves. The legacy of Venerable Ajahn Chah’s teachings and legacy continues into the modern age.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/venerable-ajahn-chah-the-forest-monk.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:30 PM
    Wonderful blog written on the practice of Kalarupa for us to understand better. As an emanation of Manjushri, Kalarupa’s practice helps us to destroy ignorance and to develop wisdom overcoming our anger and suffering . Awesome Kalarupa manifested in multiple forms to help sentient beings who personifies enlightenment by the conquest of anger. Kalarupa also regard as one of the three main Dharma protectors of the Gelugpa is extremely fierce and ugly, and tames all kinds of spiritual ugliness. The fierceness of his iconography teaches us to remind ourselves that all the causes and effects of anger arising from ignorance are dreadful and distorted.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Antionette for this detailed sharing,

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kalarupa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:27 PM
    Nepal is a very spiritual country, having a huge Dorje Shugden mural in Kathmandu, is indeed a big achievement for Kechara. Located on Charkhal Road in Dilli Bazaar, the mural can be found midway between our two Dorje Shugden chapels which are in Putalisadak and Chabahil. It is also very close to one of Kathmandu’s largest shopping malls. Many locals , tourist will be able to connect them to a powerful deity that is so closely associated with their culture. Well the mural not only beautiful but also full of symbolism and everyone merely by seeing it is blessed. Thanks to those talented artists and generous sponsors making it a success.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/spectacular-dorje-shugden-mural-in-kathmandu-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:24 PM
    All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Letting go helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. A reminder for us all to go of attachment and meditating on impermanence and emptiness. We are to relinquish the domination of our ego and its habits to transform ourselves. A great reminder not to waste our previous life.
    Quoted Ceasing to do evil, Cultivating the good, Purifying the heart .
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such a meaningful teachings with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/pointing-the-staff-at-the-old-man.html
  • james belich
    Friday, Mar 8. 2024 09:43 PM
    Winning the lottery was part of my dreams, I tried so hard to win big but all to no avail, until I came across Dr Lucas online who made my dreams come through and made me win 10 million dollars. I was a logistics manager who lives in Lancaster, S.C. and works about an hour’s drive away, in Charlotte, N.C., I stopped at a store to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket during my lunch break, because Dr Lucas gave me all the assurance that the numbers are not going to fail after I did all he asked me to do. Dr lucas is a powerful Dr that is on a mission to eradicate poverty from people’s lives and i have confirmed that by winning $10 million with the numbers he provided for me, it is my promise to tell the world about my experience with Dr Lucas and that’s what I’m doing now, you can win the lottery fast with the help of Dr Lucas he is tested and trusted Email: Drlucasspelltemple@gmail. com or WhatsApp +234 904 794 3567 he will help you.
  • james belich
    Friday, Mar 8. 2024 09:42 PM
    Winning the lottery was part of my dreams, I tried so hard to win big but all to no avail, until I came across Dr Lucas online who made my dreams come through and made me win 10 million dollars. I was a logistics manager who lives in Lancaster, S.C. and works about an hour’s drive away, in Charlotte, N.C., I stopped at a store to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket during my lunch break, because Dr Lucas gave me all the assurance that the numbers are not going to fail after I did all he asked me to do. Dr lucas is a powerful Dr that is on a mission to eradicate poverty from people’s lives and i have confirmed that by winning $10 million with the numbers he provided for me, it is my promise to tell the world about my experience with Dr Lucas and that’s what I’m doing now, you can win the lottery fast with the help of Dr Lucas he is tested and trusted Email: Drlucasspelltemple@gmail.com or WhatsApp +234 904 794 3567 he will help you.
  • lee
    Thursday, Mar 7. 2024 07:06 PM
    We are members of the Buddhist Temple in Taman Desa Jaya, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur and we have been issued membership by the president (DATUK YIP KUM FOOK), we are very sad because we are the foundation of this Temple

    Now we can know who is always messing with people, and he always cheats money and women, he even uses Buddhism to find money.

    Also, need to be careful with his brother-in-law (Simon Low Kok Meng) because he is a spy (CID) for DATUK YIP KUM FOOK and we will write some letters to AGONG SULTAN IBRAHIM IBN ALMARHUM SULTAN ISKANDAR as soon as possible.

    From Jesmond Yap, Kepong Baru…Kuala Lumpur
  • Phoenix the Shaman Elder
    Thursday, Mar 7. 2024 01:40 AM
    The matriarchal cultures of the grandmothers have specific symbolism of animism shamanism, such as the horse, especially the blue horse, and the deer. These are two main symbols of a shaman woman and you can find them in many cultural folk lore, especially the Russian, Slavic, Siberian, Nordic, Finland, and Norway. It’s nice to see the Matriarchal Shaman Animism diety represented in Chinese.
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Mar 4. 2024 06:59 PM
    An inspiring act of a selfless Lama feeding strays whether its night or day. Truly an example for us all to feed those lonely strays . Yes I do agree compassion starts with feeding strays. Reading this blog again to refresh myself to do more. Strays animals generally lead a life of poor welfare on the street. Feeding strays is a compassionate act.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Anila for this sharing.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/rinpoche-through-my-eyes-compassion-starts-with-feeding-strays

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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.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
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According to legend, Shambhala is a place where wisdom and love reign, and there is no crime. Doesn\'t this sound like the kind of place all of us would love to live in? https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=204874
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According to legend, Shambhala is a place where wisdom and love reign, and there is no crime. Doesn't this sound like the kind of place all of us would love to live in? https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=204874
108 candles and sang (incense) offered at our Wish-Fulfilling Grotto, invoking Dorje Shugden\'s blessings for friends, sponsors and supporters, wonderful!
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108 candles and sang (incense) offered at our Wish-Fulfilling Grotto, invoking Dorje Shugden's blessings for friends, sponsors and supporters, wonderful!
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Dharmapalas are not exclusive to Tibetan culture and their practice is widespread throughout the Buddhist world - https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=193645
One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat\'s doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
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One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat's doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
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Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
By the time I heard about Luang Phor Thong, he was already very old, in his late 80s. When I heard about him, I immediately wanted to go and pay my respects to him. - http://bit.ly/LuangPhorThong
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By the time I heard about Luang Phor Thong, he was already very old, in his late 80s. When I heard about him, I immediately wanted to go and pay my respects to him. - http://bit.ly/LuangPhorThong
It\'s very nice to see volunteers helping maintain holy sites in Kechara Forest Retreat, it\'s very good for them. Cleaning Buddha statues is a very powerful and effective way of purifying body karma.
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It's very nice to see volunteers helping maintain holy sites in Kechara Forest Retreat, it's very good for them. Cleaning Buddha statues is a very powerful and effective way of purifying body karma.
Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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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
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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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.
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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
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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
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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
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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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
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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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Powerful Dorje Shugden puja @ Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. Every Saturday, 3 pm. Remove obstacles and grant blessings to fulfil wishes. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 6th April 2024
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Powerful Dorje Shugden puja @ Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. Every Saturday, 3 pm. Remove obstacles and grant blessings to fulfil wishes. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 6th April 2024
Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
And here's Mr Wong of KSK Ipoh who dropped by to pray and offered some donation to the Chapel. Kechara Penang Study Group. Pic by Siew Hong & uploaded by Jacinta.
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And here's Mr Wong of KSK Ipoh who dropped by to pray and offered some donation to the Chapel. Kechara Penang Study Group. Pic by Siew Hong & uploaded by Jacinta.
Today's puja (16/3/2024) ended around 420pm, Jacinta was the umze of the day. Pic by Siew Hong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Today's puja (16/3/2024) ended around 420pm, Jacinta was the umze of the day. Pic by Siew Hong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
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Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
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Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
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Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
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Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
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Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
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Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
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On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
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Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
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Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
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Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
4 months ago
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/\_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed.  Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
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After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
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Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
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Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
5 months ago
Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
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Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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