Freedom the amazing

Apr 2, 2013 | Views: 1,085

Dear friends,

I came across this incredible touching story and had to blog it. It shows our deep and close relationship with so many living beings that we would have never imagined. It is important to realize our life is short and to give it purpose without bringing harm to any living being.

Please read this story and share it with others. Animals matter also and Freedom shows us this. Remember to care for all animals, never hurt them and never bring harm.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Freedom and Jeff Freedom and I have been together 11 years this summer. She came in as a baby in 1998 with two broken wings. Her left wing doesn’t open all the way even after surgery, it was broken in 4 places. She’s my baby.

When Freedom came in she could not stand and both wings were broken. She was emaciated and covered in lice. We made the decision to give her a chance at life, so I took her to the vet’s office. From then on, I was always around her. We had her in a huge dog carrier with the top off, and it was loaded up with shredded newspaper for her to lay in. I used to sit and talk to her, urging her to live, to fight; and she would lay there looking at me with those big brown eyes. We also had to tube feed her for weeks.

This went on for 4-6 weeks, and by then she still couldn’t stand. It got to the point where the decision was made to euthanize her if she couldn’t stand in a week. You know you don’t want to cross that line between torture and rehab, and it looked like death was winning. She was going to be put down that Friday, and I was supposed to come in on that Thursday afternoon. I didn’t want to go to the center that Thursday, because I couldn’t bear the thought of her being euthanized; but I went anyway, and when I walked in everyone was grinning from ear to ear. I went immediately back to her cage; and there she was, standing on her own, a big beautiful eagle. She was ready to live. I was just about in tears by then. That was a very good day.

We knew she could never fly, so the director asked me to glove train her. I got her used to the glove, and then to jesses, and we started doing education programs for schools in western Washington . We wound up in the newspapers, radio (believe it or not) and some TV. Miracle Pets even did a show about us.

In the spring of 2000, I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. I had stage 3, which is not good (one major organ plus everywhere), so I wound up doing 8 months of chemo. Lost the hair – the whole bit. I missed a lot of work When I felt good enough, I would go to Sarvey and take Freedom out for walks. Freedom would also come to me in my dreams and help me fight the cancer. This happened time and time again.

 

Fast forward to November 2000

The day after Thanksgiving, I went in for my last checkup. I was told that if the cancer was not all gone after 8 rounds of chemo, then my last option was a stem cell transplant Anyway, they did the tests; and I had to come back Monday for the results. I went in Monday, and I was told that all the cancer was gone.

So the first thing I did was get up to Sarvey and take the big girl out for a walk. It was misty and cold. I went to her flight and jessed her up, and we went out front to the top of the hill. I hadn’t said a word to Freedom, but somehow she knew. She looked at me and wrapped both her wings around me to where I could feel them pressing in on my back (I was engulfed in eagle wings), and she touched my nose with her beak and stared into my eyes, and we just stood there like that for I don’t know how long . That was a magic moment. We have been soul mates ever since she came in. This is a very special bird.

On a side note: I have had people who were sick come up to us when we are out, and Freedom has some kind of hold on them. I once had a guy who was terminal come up to us and I let him hold her. His knees just about buckled and he swore he could feel her power course through his body. I have so many stories like that…

I never forget the honor I have of being so close to such a magnificent spirit as Freedom.

Jeff Guidry

 

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  1. Callista on Nov 9, 2018 at 12:30 am

    This is really amazing, I never know Freedom (Eagle), can become a soulmate to Jeff Guidry. To the certain extent, their love for each other has created a healing energy.

    All the animals has feeling, which in the story of Jeff Guidry is clearly showed that.
    Now who say that, animal is part of our food and they don’t have feeling.
    So whoever out there, still consume meat, poultry, seafood or using the animals for performance. I urge you to stop this now

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this article

  2. Lin Mun on Nov 5, 2018 at 10:17 pm

    A very touching story of a pet and the owner. Many people said that animals have no feelings but Freedom clearly shows the otherwise. She hugged Jeff on the day that he was free from cancer. So warm. And when Jeff is not well, she will support him. Such an incredible relationship.

  3. Samfoonheei on Oct 27, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Touching…..there must be some incredible bond between Freedom and Jeff Guidry. Freedom is just an eagle yet Jeff have Freedom for more than 11 years from a injured baby eagle been taken care and nursed to a healthy eagle. Amazing Jeff never gave up on Freedom as eagle would be euthanize due to very bad conditions with broken wings, emaciated and covered in lice.
    Freedom is very special bird and was a soul mate to Jeff so much so it’s a miracle that Jeff was cancer free after what he has gone through with Freedom.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing…… a touching story. Animal do have feelings and do not hurt them. They are like us needs love and care. They deserved a chance to live.

  4. Vivian Ong on Apr 2, 2017 at 12:58 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. Freedom is such a special eagle. Jeff was so kind to take her to the vet when her wings were broken. He even took her in as her own pet. Both Jeff and Freedom were so fortunate to have each other’s company when both were unwell. Animals do have feelings too. The kind of bonding between Jeff and Freedom was through their up and down days together. I wish both of them well.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  5. beatrix ooi on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    Freedom’s story is very touching, she was very lucky to have met Jeff, if it was someone else, I can’t say that Freedom would still be here, in this world. I think their connection between each other is very strong, especially Jeff has been there for her since young. It’s really awesome to have this kind of connection between other species.

  6. Edward Ooi on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:24 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I think Freedom might be a reincarnation of a powerful God/Angel/Buddha. When Jeff said that Freedom hugged him, it’s like I’m getting a feeling being hugged by a eagle myself of course that was my imagination but the feeling being hugged by a loving pet is very touching.

  7. tong sun sun on Oct 9, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    万物皆有灵性,只要我们稍微注意,用心宠物们都会感受得到。

  8. AdelineTan on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    By looking at the first picture of Jeff and Freedom they are like father and his child. Even human being can have such beautiful relationship with an eagle,thus i strongly believed that they must have very strong karmic link in their past lives and they continued their friendships in this lives even they are in a different form,such an incredible touching story for sharing.

  9. Thierry on Apr 7, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this post.

    This bird can’t talk, he can’t drive, he can’t cook a meal, he doesn’t have money to give, he requires constant care, he can’t even make a cup of tea…. Yet, this bird has been the best support to Jedd Guidry in times of great need.

    It shows: help does not come from others giving it to you, help comes from us giving it to others.

  10. Lim Han Nee on Apr 7, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    A strong bond is forged between one being and another,when both are able to step into each other’s shoes and empathize with each other. This bond becomes very powerful, as it transcends all perceived barriers. Such is the case between Jeff and his ‘soul mate’ and pet eagle, Freedom.

    It is amazing that Freedom can love her master so much that she releases a powerful positive healing energy because of that love. That energy healed Jeff of his cancer.

    I may not be Jeff and my youngest rescued cat and pet , Zoey, may not be Freedom ; but I have a special bond with her, like that of a mother-and-child. This is because she was only 1 week old and near death when my maid and I rescued her about 2 years ago. My maid and I had to feed her with a syringe and a special milk formula for cats.

    Even up to the present day, whenever she feels sleepy, she will come to me(when I am around) and ‘ask’ to be hugged and coddled(like a baby).

  11. William on Apr 7, 2013 at 2:56 am

    Amazing true life story on how animals can give strength to humans to lift their spirits up. This story shows us on how Jeff gave hope, love and care to Freedom and how Freedom repay his kindness when Jeff needed it. Animals do know what is going on and they can reciprocate the love the got. That eagle looks so stately. A friendship without words but through love.

  12. Albert Ratchaga on Apr 7, 2013 at 1:12 am

    Is it since the history where animals are the best friend a human can have, they never betray human, they never use human, they never abandon human, but it is human who betray them, use them and abandon them.

    Freedom is very fortunate to have met Jeff who saved her life, but Jeff is even more fortunate to have met freedom because he got his bestest friend who will walk through all the thicks and thins in his life. It is so beautiful to see friendship like this, a friendship without an expiry date.

  13. Julien Roth on Apr 7, 2013 at 12:49 am

    Such a touching relationship. Im so glad that this eagle stood up before it got out down. It would have been such a shame for such an amazing animal to be put down. And it was due to this mans kindness, that this bird is still alive today. I am so happy for him and the bird.

  14. uncle eddie on Apr 6, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Boundless compassion, are believed can be found amongst those who have attained ultimate wisdom, as said in the Sutra: “The Heart of Buddha is boundless and loving kindness and compassion”. So with a boundless heart, one should cherish all beings,radiating kindness over the entire world. We may not be able to prevent the disasters of life, but we can find skillful ways to unbind our sense of being, so that suffering is transformed into an awakened-heart that can do great good in the World. For those who can do good to others will ultimately receive goodness for oneself, as shown in this classic case of “Freedom the amazing”, and many more.

  15. Cliff on Apr 4, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    Amazing! This is truly touching. Its incredible how intelligent some animals may be. Its such a wonderful story how they both met and cared for each other and got each other through such hard times. Its also really good that freedom was able to help comfort many sick people as well. Im glad he shared this story with everyone. I hope more stories like this would be able to convince more people to become vegetarians because animals show compassion when we show compassion. Dogs are even loyal and love their owners even when they mistreat them. Animals were not made for us to eat, but for us to learn to be compassionate, kind, tolerant and love. Thank you for sharing this beautiful story Rinpoche. I hope Rinpoche is feeling well.

  16. edward ooi on Apr 4, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, I wonder what happened to Freedom before Jeff found her. What could injured a bird till when Jeff found Freedom, she could not stand and both wings were broken she was emaciated and covered in lice.I am just happy that Jeff Freedom and Freedom is still soul mates to each other. I wish they both have a good health and long live.

  17. Mercedes on Apr 4, 2013 at 5:40 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,I just want to thank you for such a beautiful story!! Iknow animals can be healing Angels. They are in so many aspects better than people. Most of them so much better than the humans.Thanks again for such a beautiful video and story 🙂

  18. David Lai on Apr 4, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    I love Tsem Rinpoche’s blog because of these amazing stories. I think that these amazing stories reveal the fact that if animals can reciprocate kindness, so can us humans. Animals are not mere objects to be used for our food, entertainment and so forth. This is a great lesson for all of us and it is also very touching to see the bond between a man and a bird, which transcends the limitation of communication and language. The universal language of all beings should be kindness and not exploitation and cruelty. As part of this earth and having been endowed with intelligence, human beings must and have to assume proper responsibility to care for others. This story exemplifies this ideal and that we are all truly equals especially in the eyes of kindness and compassion.

  19. Sharon Saw on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:35 am

    Humans and animals have had spectacular relationships throughout history and this is one of them. Jeff’s care for Freedom is very touching and the relationship built up between them through this care is so powerful. I do believe that Freedom helped Jeff clear his cancer and that Freedom has the ability to give positive and thus healing energy to others. This is one good reason to treasure and respect animals. Animals are not here to serve human beings but to coexist in mutual understanding and this story is one of the best evidence of why this should be. If Freedom had been euthanized, even if for the best motivations, Jeff might not have lived. It just shows how the decisions we make can affect us in the long term. An incredible story! Thank you for sharing this.

    • Martin on Apr 7, 2013 at 2:56 am

      So true what you said Sharon especially how Jeff’s genuine and real wish for Freedom to live, and his acting on that wish, may very well have created the positive karma for Jeff to overcome his own life-threatening disease. The effect of preserving the life of another is that we create the karma for our own life to be preserved. This itself is a good reason to be kind to animals and never neglect or abuse them.

      Between Jeff and Freedom is a very real and tangible bond but I may not have been able to see it if Buddhism had not taught me to see with eyes that recognize all sentient beings as being equally capable of experiencing suffering and pain. It is our common ability to feel pain and be afraid of it that connects all beings and once connected, we no longer see them as being so different. Clearly to Jeff, Freedom is not just a bird and similarly neither is Jeff to Freedom,someone or something harmful to fear. They have something much more between a man and an eagle.

  20. tenzin llhamo on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:21 am

    Such a heart warming story! With love, they both healed each other and share that special connection and a loving relationship. It was really kind of Jeff to take care of Freedom and never gave up on her. I like the part where Freedom hugged Jeff. Shows how much they mean to each other. I am happy that they both survived the bitter pain and okay now. The positive energy that they both exude is just amazing! May they continue to be healthy!

  21. sockwan on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:33 am

    Such a beautiful story. Jeff used love to heal Freedom and Freedom in return used love to heal him. Love is universal, even without a single word, it radiates and all beings can feel it.

  22. Lucas Roth on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    relationships can be in sooooooooooo many different ways and this one is definitely a good one, this story is very inspirational to me and many more people. thank you Rinpoche for sharing this very amazing story.

  23. June Kang on Apr 3, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    看这篇文章时,我的脑海里中出现动物带给我们欢乐,激发我们的灵感的图片,同时它们和我们一样渴求快乐,承受痛苦和畏惧死亡。

    我想我们只是关心人与人之间的关系,我们就不会真正变得文明起来,真正重要的是人与所有生命的关系。 为什么?丰子恺曾劝告小孩子不要肆意用脚去踩蚂蚁,不要肆意用火或水去残害蚂蚁,他认为自己那样做不仅仅出于怜悯之心,更是怕小孩子那一点点残忍之心以后扩展开来,以致驾着飞机装着炸弹去轰炸无辜的平民。

    请爱护动物就是爱你自己!

  24. pavara on Apr 3, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    This post about the injured eagle is so inspiring. We, as human beings should love all living beings.

    Jeff was so kind and patiently taking care of the injured bird, Freedom until finally she was able to stand up and her wings’s injury has recovered.

    When people keep pets and they get sick, they will usually just dump their pets , but this post about Jeff is totally different. He took the eagle, Freedom to the hospital to treat her. If not for Jeff freedom would have not survived.

    Because of his kindness, Freedom in return also show her care to Jeff when he has cancer. Through his accumulated merit, Jeff was finally cured.

    Wish that they will continue to be best friend for ever.

    Thank you for sharing this post, Rinpoche.

  25. Jay Jae on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:53 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this moving post!

    I could never have appreciated animals for their beauty and love without Rinpoche’s guidance! Reading and watching Freedom channeling her energies to heal others is really amazing. This is living proof that the entire ecosystem is really interdependent on each other and the only way to go is to respect each other by being vegetarian and going all the way to protect them and contributing to their lives.

    spread this beautiful stories around folks!

  26. Jean Ai on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:22 am

    What a touching story of how a bird saved a man’s life. Especially wonderful about this story is the initial vulnerability of Freedom who as an eagle is normally the predator but needed Jeff’s help…and after she got it, returned his kindness by saving his life. When even a bird of prey that is born and bred, and has evolved just to kill is capable of overcoming her killer instinct, why do we find it so hard to give up killing and eating meat for just one day?

  27. yeomiawkee on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:23 am

    This shows all sentient beings have feelings! Thanks for sharing as it teaches us to be compassionate to all beings!

  28. Girlie OOI on Apr 3, 2013 at 9:08 am

    Thank you for this post, Rinpoche.

    We keep reading or hearing of animals that come into people’s lives — it is as if they were sent to us with a secret mission. Such friends need no voices to tell us of their love and gratitude — their show it unconditionally.

  29. henry ooi on Apr 3, 2013 at 9:07 am

    A warm and touching story of care, kindness, giving, patience, love a person can offer to even an animal of the wild that helped ‘tame’ it. I guess the bond between them gave Jeff the strength to battle his illness.

  30. Lin lee on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Thank you rinpoche for a wonderful story. This kind of stories always touches the human heart and show us whether animal or human beings, we are all beings with a spirit. What we make of it s up to us. Thank you for the inspiration.

  31. James Long on Apr 3, 2013 at 2:06 am

    语言是沟通的一种方式,绝大部分的沟通来自于语言以外的交流。不同的个体,能以“心”交流,难能可贵。很难在今天的生活看到人们或是不同的生物真诚的相处,绝大部分的人需做最后的决定时,都以自己的私人利益着想。希望能有更多这类的例子流传。

  32. Jessica Yap on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:35 am

    What a beautiful story of a phenomenal relationship between a bird and a man. It is always heart warming to read stories like this. Animals are like us humans too. They are able to feel pain, to love just like us humans therefore we should treat all sentient beings with love and compassion..

    Jeff and Freedom, thank you for showing us that animals and humans could form a beautiful relationship.

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche!

    • kwok wai on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:55 am

      Thank you for sharing this amazing story , to be honest the first thing that came to mind is that i would like to experience being “eagle hugged” by none other than an American Bald Eagle ! Amazing creature , regal and powerful. In this case , a very gentle and grateful eagle , able to give love in return.

  33. Erickksiow on Apr 3, 2013 at 12:44 am

    We should do the same like Jeff Guidry treated Freedom, Animals need love and care from us. That’s touching.

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing the story to us.

    Best Regards : Eric kksiow

  34. Joy on Apr 3, 2013 at 12:36 am

    An amazing story indeed… it goes to show how much we are so interconnected and really nothing is ever coincidental. Before I joined the Dharma, I use to read a lot of “new age” stories and wisdom, I used to believe that someone crosses path with us for a reason and when that person or being is done his/her part with you, lessons to learn along the process, then that is when we part. I guess now with Dharma I can see how it applies to karma.

    Jeff definitely have a strong karmic connection with Freedom and they were meant to be, to find each other and to do something good. Eagels are mystical animals and they are well known for their spiritual being in American natives. So I am not surprised with Freedom’s ability and strong sixth sense that without Jeff having to say anything, she knows and sense what is going on. Actually all animals do. Hence, we should not view animals as lower then us and look at them as just meals… in Dharma, they could far well be our previous live’s mother. So why would we wanna harm and hurt our mothers? Just by saying we are “Buddhist” is not good enough, we need to at least be able to do the basics… not harming other. And by not harming all sentient beings means including animals!

  35. Jim Yeh on Apr 3, 2013 at 12:15 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this incredibly touching story with us. I was really moved.

    Jeff is someone who is compassionate and understands the value of life. I will strive to be more like him and continue to support societies that help animals.

  36. Jutika Lam on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Wow!! What an amazing story on the relationship of an injured Eagle and its owner.

    It is no surprise how even though birds will be birds, dogs will be dogs and animals will be animals in this life it is amazing how they may not look as smart as us, they are smaller than us and they don’t really act like human beings but yet there are so many stories on the companionship of very loyal and faithful dogs like Hachiko and so many others…..

    Even though I have never heard/read about any companionship between a human and a bird or to be more precise an Eagle I am very taken aback at how when Freedom was sick Jeff patiently took care for her and when Jeff was sick with cancer Freedom fought Jeff’s cancer in his dreams.

    It’s wonderful to know the fact that all animals in this world are not here to harm us, it is just that because we, Humans have scared them so in turn they to have to be protective of themselves.

    Amazing to know that if we don’t harm any animals, sooner or later animals will no longer be afraid of humans and the world would be so harmonies to see people staying with all kinds of animals in their homes both not afraid of each other.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with me this very touching story of Jeff and Freedom.

    Love
    Jutika

  37. beatrix ooi on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    This is so touching! I’m very surprised because eagles are known to be very aggressive, when they want something, they will find the way to get it no matter how hard it is.
    I really love the part where Freedom would put her wings around Jeff, it’s just like hugging him. I’m so glad that Freedom survived. Right now, she has a friend who loves her. Good for her.
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

    • lewkwanleng on Apr 8, 2013 at 1:58 pm

      I supposed there are exceptions to anything.. Eagles are usually aggressive because they need to survive, but Freedom the eagle has been showered with love, and I supposed her kindness seed opened and she is not like the “normal” eagles anymore 🙂

      There are many stories about how aggressive animals like tigers, lions, etc showed their kindness to human.

      It is time for the human to show kindness to the animals too. The easiest way to show kindness is not to torture them and have them as food in our plate..

  38. Sean Wang on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:14 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this blog post. The story is an inspirational and moving story to all animal lovers. Many people would let their animals go elsewhere when the owner is sick, this man still kept his ‘friend’ and shows that he is willing to keep his friend through thick and thin. This man makes me regain my hope in humanity.

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    Read more about The Gigantic Maitreya Buddha of Xumishan Grottoes, China at https://bit.ly/2VIjCej
  • Pastor Lanse
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 03:00 PM
    One of the attributes of Yamantaka is, no matter how much negative karma we have collected, no matter how much negative deeds we have done, no matter how much suffering we have created for others, if we sincerely regret, and we do Yamantaka’s tantra, within one single short lifetime, we can purify that negative karma.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Gj2NAK
  • nicholas
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 02:50 PM
    As a child, I experienced a lot of racism growing up in Howell, New Jersey. In school, I was called a “chink” very frequently and bullied for my race. I wasn’t bullied for many other things, but only for my race. As I grew older and taller, the bullying stopped but now as a grown up, I am still discriminated against. But this time, the discrimination is for my religion which is my Dorje Shugden faith. And the other difference is that this time, the discrimination comes from my own Tibetan people and the leadership which is the Tibetan people.

    Read more about the Racism Against Tibetans in America at https://bit.ly/2JJNC5a
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 01:56 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about life path compatibility where compatibility is determined based on the different lifestyles, thoughts, communication and patterns of each Life Path Number.

    This article reveals the life path 22’s compatibility with other life path numbers form 1 to 33 which explains strength and weakness of each and every life path’s number including 22’s too. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2GnQLFL
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 01:54 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about life path compatibility where compatibility is determined based on the different lifestyles, thoughts, communication and patterns of each Life Path Number.

    This article reveals the life path 11’s compatibility with other life path numbers form 1 to 33 which explains strength and weakness of each and every life path’s number including 11’s too. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Z88o3S
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 01:52 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about life path compatibility where compatibility is determined based on the different lifestyles, thoughts, communication and patterns of each Life Path Number.

    This article reveals the life path 9’s compatibility with other life path numbers form 1 to 33 which explains strength and weakness of each and every life path’s number including 9’s too. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Gk5vW7
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 12:26 PM
    Beautiful account of how Rinpoche met HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche when Rinpoche was 18 years old. It has changed Rinpoche’s life from then on having trust and respect over time. HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was Rinpoche root guru and taught Rinpoche many teachings. There is indeed a unique bond of love, compassion, trust and gratitude exists between HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and our Guru . When a unique bond is created , Rinpoche will never abandon his root teacher no matter what obstacles comes along the way. This is truly guru devotion an example for us as student of Rinpoche, never give up . Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/i-met-kyabje-zong-rinpoche-at-18
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 12:24 PM
    Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so we do never give up during difficult situation. Never give up , and be confident in what we do , at least try our very best. Achieving a goal is a wildly exhilarating thing. If we are flirting with the idea of giving up, we could be throwing away opportunities. Time is short, accept our mistakes and keep on learning Dharma. It’s time you learned to embrace the gifts of adversity, and remembered that every setback brings us closer to our goals. We all face challenges in life, we have to keep going and not to embarrass our teacher. Our teacher is our Buddha. There is always no short to success, we have to learn and practice sincerely.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/dont-embarrass-the-buddha
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 12:23 PM
    There can be a number of psychological triggers that cause nightmares in adults. When one having anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder it can easily cause them to experience chronic, recurrent nightmares. Nightmare disorder involves disturbing or scary dreams that awaken us and causing us adequate sleep. Sleep should be a treat, not a terror. Rinpoche has taught us of a way to stop night mares or bad dreams by reciting a powerful mantra before sleep. We need not to be a Buddhist to chant this Dorje Shugden mantra. Dorje Shugden is an enlightened beings will help anyone regardless of race and faith , when we rely on sincerely . By nature Dorje Shugden is compassionate , helpful and having protective abilities to help us all. By reciting the Dorje Shugden mantra , we are protected during our sleep , while travelling and in area where is negative energy or negative beings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this teachings that will help us with a good sleep at night.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/if-you-have-reoccurring-nightmares-try-this-mantra
  • Sofi
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 10:34 AM
    Ullambana Festival at Kechara Forest Retreat

    According to the Ullambana Sutra, Maudgalyayana, one of Buddha Shakyamuni’s chief disciples, saw with his clairvoyance that his beloved mother had been reborn as a Hungry Ghost (preta) in the lower realms. She had a thin long neck, a huge belly and was always starving. When he tried to feed her, the food he offered turned into burning coals as soon as it touched her tiny mouth.

    Read more about this interesting story: http://bit.ly/UllambanaAtKFR
  • Sofi
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 10:28 AM
    The Importance of Tibet Befriending China

    An interesting article on the importance of Tibet befriending China. On the one hand, the Tibetan leadership are (understandably) always criticising the Chinese leadership. But what is done is done, and whatever Tibet was or was not in relations to China and its sovereignty is not in the cards anymore. So do not keep talking about what Tibet was. If they want a better deal for Tibet, then it is high time they tone down the negative rhetoric and humbly reach out to China. So it is important that at every get-together with foreign dignitaries and their citizens, the Tibetan leadership stops criticising and talking about the evils of China.

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/TibetChinaFriends
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Jul 21. 2019 10:10 PM
    Rejoice for Jie that he can now speaks. All appreciation to the kindness of Guru, Tsem Rinpoche for blessing him and all the children. Besides, I believe it is because Chef Au has been working as a vegetarian chef and retrained himself from meat that have accumulated the merits to help his son. A wonderful miracle story to share to all. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow for sharing this story.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/behind-the-scenes/miracles-of-tsem-rinpoche-4.html

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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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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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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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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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
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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
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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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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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
文冬野人咖啡厅开张了!- https://bit.ly/2IRGdBM
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文冬野人咖啡厅开张了!- https://bit.ly/2IRGdBM
Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    6 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    6 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    7 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    7 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    7 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    7 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    7 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    7 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Madam Glian Sim prepared the water bowls before the water offerings were started. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
yesterday
Madam Glian Sim prepared the water bowls before the water offerings were started. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
yesterday
Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Janice So has offered flowers to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara and all Buddhas prior to the prayer. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Janice So has offered flowers to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara and all Buddhas prior to the prayer. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has carried a session of prayer recitations to Mother Tara in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried a session of prayer recitations to Mother Tara in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
We have new student last week. He is only 3 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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We have new student last week. He is only 3 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
Wow most students can do full lotus. Rejoice. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wow most students can do full lotus. Rejoice. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Alice guided students to do prostration. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Alice guided students to do prostration. Lin Mun KSDS
We have Robey showing us the right way to do plank during the exercise session. Lin Mun KSDS
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We have Robey showing us the right way to do plank during the exercise session. Lin Mun KSDS
Students enjoyed activities last Sunday. Exercise and stretching lesson. Lin Mun KSDS
4 days ago
Students enjoyed activities last Sunday. Exercise and stretching lesson. Lin Mun KSDS
Thanks to Uncle Edward, Karen, Ashley Tan, Ashley Eng, Neil, Usha and Sudharshan for helping out for our lunch distribution today. We would also like to thank our sponsors Sogo and Munchy's for their continuous support. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 days ago
Thanks to Uncle Edward, Karen, Ashley Tan, Ashley Eng, Neil, Usha and Sudharshan for helping out for our lunch distribution today. We would also like to thank our sponsors Sogo and Munchy's for their continuous support. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 week ago
These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
1 week ago
A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
1 week ago
Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
1 week ago
Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
1 week ago
Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
2 weeks ago
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
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Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
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How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
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Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
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Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
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