Is it right?

Apr 16, 2012 | Views: 853

If you think killing animals against their will, skinning them, gutting them, chopping them up, cooking them up just to please your taste buds helps your spirituality in anyway, you are heavily deluded. Suffering of any kind you give others… that you are involved in directly and indirectly is the total opposite of all the qualities we are trying to develop in our spiritual practice. How can actions that are opposing to the very qualities we wish to achieve help us in any way, shape or form?

Not eating meat is easy, be serious about your spiritual growth and path. Feeding your flesh with others’ flesh only serves to increase your delusionary attachments to doing actions that harm yourself in the end.

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  1. Marek on Jan 20, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    in many countries starvation and famine would cease if people ate insects . . . . .

  2. Marek on Jan 20, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    Buddha Shakyamuni was not vegetarian, & when his jealous cousin Devadatta said vegetarianism should be mandatory, Buddha said it was optional not mandatory – HOWEVER – Buddha said killing is incorrect & that engaging in the trading of animal flesh to be incorrect livelihood, Theravada monks follow this principal by accepting meat, fish, animal products as sustenance provided the animals in question were never deliberately killed for them, and that lay practitioners should never order, see or hear any animal to be killed specifically for their consumption, (that’s OK – the Muslims can act as butchers) Chinese Mahayana ordained Sangha are vegetarian & also don’t eat garlic or onions, Je Tsongkhapa was vegetarian (musta been quite hard in a country/region known as “The Land of the Snows” with little to no vegetation available for human consumption – yet he authored 19 books and lived into his 60’s in 14th century Tibet were there were no sewage systems and medical knowledge was peimitive …) however, in Vajrayana – some meat & alcohol is consumed during tsog pujas – & even if you are vegetarian – how many insects died for your broccoli? A diet & LIFESTYLE free of aversion, attachment and ignorance is ideal, yet quite hard for many people – we have to apply our wisdom, compassion and understanding ALWAYS before judging people -the First Nations of America hunted buffalo for their skins and meat, and yet – they did their best to maintain a healthy buffalo population, they respected the animals they hunted – white settlers deliberately killed buffaloes en masse NOT FOR THEIR MEAT OR SKINS to starve out the First Nations . . . as Nagarjuna said: “Things are not what they seem, nor are they otherwise”

  3. Edward Ooi on Jun 5, 2014 at 3:25 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I totally agree with what Rinpoche has wrote. We should not be eating meat and using any animal products. If all animals are humans, I don’t think we would eat each other except for cannibals. What if animals could speak our human language? I don’t think anyone would not feel guilty when they are going to slaughter the animals.

  4. Jutika Lam on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I would definitively never think like that.
    I always hate the sight where people are slathering, eating or torturing animals.

    I believe killing a animal/animals for whatever reason is bad and sinful no matter what reasons.

    Though some religions still practice slaughtering meat for offering to the Gods to please them. I especially don’t like Hari Raya Haji because hundreds of Mosques around the world are slaughtering thousands and thousands of cows during this day.

    Though the cows meat is given to the needy people in very poor villages I still believe that instead of slaughtering cows they should use this day to buy other Daily Necessities like rice, oil, sugar or etc.

    I just hope one day the whole world would be meat free so that all animals can have the freedom to live until it is time for them to pass on peacefully.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing!

    Love
    Jutika

  5. beatrix ooi on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    It’s definitely not right. Animals do not deserve to be killed and eaten. People often think that eating meat is a very simple thing and karma will not get us back. But we are wrong, karma does come after us. We might not believe it, but it does.

  6. Paris on Feb 3, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    Most people won’t like to hear that they eat meat “just to please your taste buds” but really, that’s all it is, isn’t it? In this day and age, when there are so, so many food options available and so much development in food science, it is entirely possible to be vegetarian and still receive the full nutrition that our bodies require. As evidence of this, I have a doctor friend who is not just vegetarian, not just vegan but a RAW VEGAN. She takes exceptionally good care of her health and does regular checks – her health results come out far healthier than most of us, with the adequate (if not optimal!) levels of all nutritional elements in her body.

    When we consider this and put excuses of nutrition aside, then there really is nothing left to justify our want for meat except to satisfy our tastebuds. This really struck me when it was pointed out to me – that we would put thousands of animals through an entire lifetime of such tremendous torture, pain and suffering and then end it with even greater pain and torture, merely for the sake of pleasuring our mouths for just a few minutes a day! the moment we swallow that morsel of meat, the pleasure is over. We have no idea what happens as the food travels down our gullet and enters the digestive system and feel nothing pleasurable from that. The momentary pleasure of eating the food is really only for just those few very transitory minutes of chewing and eating. Is that really worth it for all that the animal has to go through? Logically, I’m sure you’d agree that it isn’t.

    YOU too deserve much better for your own health and spiritual well-being. Some spiritual schools of thought also believe that it is very unhealthy to eat meat because we ingest not just the physical pieces of meat but also the energies of fear, sadness, anxiety, pain that are emitted by the animal just before it is killed. This is extremely damaging not just on an outward level but also on our energy fields, affecting our spiritual well being at a much deeper and more serious level than we can perceive. So really, what benefit IS THERE in eating meat, for either the animal or ourselves?

  7. abby f on Jan 1, 2013 at 3:44 am

    If we are serious with our spiritual practice and growth, we should really consider and care about others more and more, at the same time we also reduce the selfishness. These qualities are very important to have if we want to see results with our practice.

    Therefore if we can’t just let go the pleasures of our taste bud, and this pleasure(eating meat) is only last for just a few minutes, and it hurts the other lives, then why we say we want to do spiritual practice? Spiritual practice is not something that helps us to feel good with ourselves by hurting others, but is through care about others more, think for others more and ‘sacrifice’ for others more, we will feel happy with ourselves. At least, we don’t bring harms to others and we bring care and love.

  8. tenzin llhamo on Nov 11, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    At times when I was younger, I’d wonder why I dislike the taste and smell of meat. Although I eat it but I was never really fond of it. I believe this was brought forward for previous lives of not eating meat. I dislike walking at places that sell meat as the smell is just overwhelming. Now I just tell my curious friends that it is healthier to not eat meat and it is easier for them to understand…

  9. Lucas Roth on Nov 2, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    i am a vegetarian too and this is the exact reason why. i can’t stand how animals are being killed and tortured these days. everyone should start being vegetarian and now

  10. lewkwanleng on Oct 28, 2012 at 4:49 am

    Like what His Holiness Dalai Lama said, if we cannot be nice to others, at least don’t harm others.

    Before I become vegetarian, I never thought eating meat will cause a lot of suffering to the animals before they are dead. Or shall I say I was only pretending I didn’t know the animals were suffering.

    If we believe in karma, we should stop eating meat and harming others. If we continue to harm others, how can we expect to have a calm and undisturbed mind?

  11. Julien Roth on Oct 28, 2012 at 4:43 am

    This is no where close to right. No animal shoudld suffer this amount of pain just so that us humans can have food. There are other sources of food in this world that do not need any killing to be involved. Please try your best to be vegetarian everyone.

  12. edward ooi on Oct 27, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    We must stop eating meat so more animals will be save from being slaughtered and killed. We must protect the animals right now or else they will be extinct.

  13. Sri Nabuji on Jul 21, 2012 at 8:31 am

    Yes I agree that nothing must ever suffer for our plate or fork. We are all consciousness.

  14. Cynthia Ng on Jun 24, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    看着这些被高高挂起的肉类,其实它就是被人宰杀后的”尸体“。。想像它就是成为别人的桌上佳肴,实在有够残忍,吃进嘴里的其实是”尸体“。想想我们为了果腹而必需宰杀这么多的无辜众生,那有何必呢?

    虽然它们不能开口讲话,但不代表它们没有感觉,它们还是承受痛苦,害怕,无助的,每个众生都有生存的权利,不要剥夺它们的生命,这样的杀生果报还是会回到我们身上来的。

    不杀生,不伤害众生就是在修行着我们的慈悲心,让我们平等的对待所有的众生。

  15. Albert Ratchaga on Jun 24, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    This is so undeniable truth, I have came across many people that told us

    1. they don’t kill, the animal is not killed by them, it is already dead, so if they didn’t eat, it will get rotten anyway.

    2. they stop eating doesn’t make any different, because there are thousands more people eating meat.

    3. if they don’t eat meat, they will not be able to work, because they feel very weak if only eat vege.

    There are many more reasons they come up with so that they can continue to eat meat.

    But actually, eating them means we are encouraging for more killing, and this is against Buddhism teaching, hope more people will understand this.

  16. bengkooi on Jun 23, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    “Suffering of any kind you give others… that you are involved in directly and indirectly is the total opposite of all the qualities we are trying to develop in our spiritual practice.”

    The quote above is one of my favourites and to me, it summarizes how I can try to practice some compassion in my life. I dont know about everyone else, but I often get people coming to me, asking what they should do in this and that situation. In the past, I used to give advice based on my gut feelings, or based on what would be best for that person. But no longer. Nowadays, when faced with difficult questions, I try to examine the situation from all angles to find the path of least harm.

    For every action, there is a equal and opposite reaction, said Einstein (well, almost – karma multplies). So if you eat the flesh of others, just think what will be coming your way.

  17. Wan Wai Meng on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:43 am

    Most of us strive to achieve a higher state of mind or consciousness like compassion. No one strives or likes to be known as being an embodiment of the opposite of a higher state of mind. No one likes to be known as cruel for example.

    Is not eating flesh a kind of compassion most definitely as not eating or participating in the slaughter of an animal no being will be harmed or hurt. Have we all been to an abattoir? If we have to kill for our own meat how many of us in this day and age will actually do it ourselves?

  18. HelenaC on Jun 13, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you very much for reminding. This is our attachment, is hard sometimes but for our spiritual growth, being vegetarian is one of the basic to be a Buddhist.

  19. Lim Han Nee on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Eating meat has been a habituation that has always been centered on self, of satisfying MY tastebuds. Our delusory mind is so focused on self that it forgets that the meat we dress up deliciously as a dish is the result of taking a life brutally and callously, the life of a being which wanted to live as much as we want to live. It’s horrible that we can so ignore the right of another precious being to live.

    And here we go…always fighting for our rights to this and that, when we so cruelly deny the right to life of another being.

    It’s not difficult to be a vegetarian. As Rinpoche says(thank you Rinpoche),we must be serious about our spiritual growth and path. Compassion is at the heart of our spiritual growth.Not eating meat is an expression of our compassion.

  20. Cynthia Lee on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:43 am

    Can’t call ourselves real Buddhist if we are involved directly and indirectly in the killing of animals. It’s one of the vows we take when we take refuge. If cutting meat is difficult, it would be impossible to advance to anything higher.

  21. Lucas Tan on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    Even though eating meat is nice but think of it the other way,if you were the animal will you be happy?And if you were going to be gutted skined and be eatan for the happiness for the human beings will you be sad or happy?

  22. wah ying on May 30, 2012 at 3:04 am

    It seems hard to quit eating meat, but once your mind tell you to do so, firmly, it is easier than what you think. Especially when you think of not harming others.

  23. jimmy on May 9, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    我想没有人或动物愿意被杀然后奉献给你当食物吃。我们身为万物之灵会贪生怕死那动物更加会。所以将心比心你还吃得开杀得下手吗?每天在念经学佛法的弟子又怎能忍下心呢?不吃肉不但对健康好也代表尊重生命及一切有情众生。这并是修行的一种。

  24. Siong Woan on May 7, 2012 at 10:52 am

    To torture and to kill another sentient beings just to feed ourselves is definitely WRONG! Especially meat is NOT our only source of food. Its a matter of choice!

    Can you look into the eyes of those poor chicken, cows, sheep or even fish when they are about to be killed and be on your dinner plate? I cant! Hence I am a vegetarian. That’s no turning back. I dont want any corps on my dinner plate.

  25. patsy on May 4, 2012 at 1:26 am

    No it is not right at all. How would we feel if we are in their place, to be hanged upside down waiting to be killed. It will be very terrifying. Animals have feelings too and its so sad that they cant talked and expressed themselves. As humans we should have compassion for them. Just think how the animals have to suffer in order to satisfy our taste buds. I was a meat lover until I stopped taking meat about a year ago and I feel that taking vegetarian diet is so much better and healthier.

  26. freon on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    Thank you Guru, for the kindness and patient to remind us again and
    again to be a vegetarian. One year of becoming an vegetarian, feel.. good.. not so guilty feeling towards my meal. Now i can eat “Tanpa Was-was”.

  27. Raymond on Apr 19, 2012 at 1:45 am

    It is damn wrong, if you ask me, the reason is obvious as I recalled my past when I am a fish in the ocean, I wonder why human catch us as we are just swimming in the sea. Then finally I know, they kill us for food regardless we have life or not. And I had work my way up to the ladder of human being over many many lives, by dying as much as the desire arise in me to eat a fish in this human life. Now I am in a human body. I see people killed just like that without second thought. I couldn’t stop my family nor the industry. What can I do ? I become vegetarian myself for as much chance as I could, minimize any consumption of meat as I could. I don’t want to be a fish nor a cow nor cattle, for all of them, I had been in order to have merits to become me. There ain’t free lunch in this world, every being I killed, I was them, every woman I lust, I am them. knowing all these… who want to be rich while 80% of the time you had to become a poor man to create the rich people life in 20% of time ?

  28. WT on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    Thank you rinpoche for the constant reminder. I have been vegetarian since Wen Xin full moon. It’s about a year now. Though at times have some urge for the taste of good food but when I think of the animal, will stop the urge immediately. It’s great to be able to be in controlled. In mandarin, there is a saying “己所不欲,勿施于人"(if you do not want others to do it to you, please do not do it to others too”. It’s so true. Just like the law of Karma.
    May all beings be well and happy and free from sufferings.

  29. Adeline on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    Killing is against the practice of compassion,eating meats can jeopardise the health of our body so why not become a vegetarian?

  30. Alfonso Malagón on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    Buddha Shakyamuni did not oppose eating flesh (he ate meat Himself), Buddha opposed the wrong intentions on eating flesh (meat). So, eating meat for pleasure, and therefore causing harm to other beings, is wrong action.

    I am not completely sure about my statement, and I would be very happy if someone could clarify this for me.

    Spiritually speaking, it is a great practice which develops discipline and compassion. Monks (from Theravada and Zen tradition, to my understanding)still eat meat when they beg because their practice is different. They have no choice… but we do. Therefore, we have to be more mindful.

    For those who are thinking about being vegetarian, let me tell you… it’s hard at first, but it gets easy. Very easy actually. I’ve been vegetarian since I was 14. I’m now 21. Those who are older now should be happy. Growing up, my family did not support this decision. My father even tricked me in eating meat one day. It was tough, and I was even mocked for it. Do what you know is right and stick to it!

    • Don Buchwalter on Apr 24, 2012 at 5:28 am

      The question of vegetarianism was really answered long ago. Gelug Shamar Pandita, and many other great Tibetan masters, said that eating meat taken from an animal that was killed for its meat is wrong. The Angulimala Sutra also gives specific reasons why meat eating is wrong.

      Whether Shakyamuni Buddha ate meat or not is highly debated. Geshe Thubten Soepa refuted many points that are traditionally used to support meat eating by Buddhists. At best, the Buddha allowed the eating or meat taken from animals that had died of natural causes..

    • Pastor Susan on Jun 26, 2012 at 1:18 am

      Dear Alfonso

      It’s really nice to hear that you have been a vegetarian since 14 years old.

      In regards to your request for clarification, our motivation is indeed very different from attained masters. Hinayana monks eat anything that’s offered to them including meat. Ordained sangha members have many vows unlike us. The fact that they can renounce and live an ordained/monastic life shows how much they have let go off unlike us. They have given their entire life to benefit others and for realized masters they are able to make dedications for the animal which has been killed.

      We are attached to all sense pleasures and the attachment only increases each day as we engage in those activities as simple as eating a meal out of indulgence with no regard for the life which has suffered and being killed for us.

  31. Uncle Eddie on Apr 17, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    If you are serious about your spiritual growth, then, be a vegetarian. It helps to build tolerance, gentleness, kindness, a spirit of sharing and most important of all, Compassion. All proteins from animals including sea-creatures, mean absolute blood-bath, resulting to a terrible masscre – a real holocraust. According to researched reports, those who eat meat are far more likely to contact cancer than those following a vegeterian diet. Meat or flesh eaters also ingest excessive amounts of cholestral, which is dangerously susceptible to heart attacks. Heart attack, a most common cause of death in the world, is said to be killing one person every 45 seconds. Complete elimination of these products from one’s diet will certainly reduce the risk of heart attack by 90%. As a matter of ethics, just for ethical reasoning, let one step into an animal slaughter-house anywhere and see for oneself, how animals suffer the cruel process of forced confinement, manipulation and violent death. The sufferings of pains and terror are beyond imagination and estimation. People who come in contact with slaughter houses cannot help but be effected by what they see and hear for themselves, the delicious food of these animals which they enjoyed eating are the ones who are making these suffering sounds and noises!!! Om mani padme hum.

  32. Natalie on Apr 17, 2012 at 1:49 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I really admire your compassion towards animals and the promotion of vegetarianism. I have been vegetarian now since 2003 and can honestly say I don’t miss meat at all. If you concentrate on that it is a lump of a dead animal, it can make you feel slightly sick. It is clear, if you spend time with animals they have feelings the same as us, they feel fear and pain just like we would put in the same horrible situation of being butchered. Also, not eating meat means we don’t create negative karma for the person who kills the animal.

  33. Seng Aun on Apr 17, 2012 at 1:47 am

    Definitely not!

    Animals are just like us, only they can’t talk or criticize the way we do. If we can feel pain, they can feel it too. It’s just not right to kill animals when we don’t necessarily need to.

    We can thrive on a vegetarian diet and be more healthy at the same time. We also have a broad spectrum of options as far as food goes since all sorts of food can be made from vegetables or grains.

    Rinpoche, thank you for showing us the way…

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    Here is a selection of sacred mountains scattered across the globe. They are revered by people separated by vast spaces but united in their awe and regard for these magnificent giants of nature.

    Read more about Sacred Mountains Around the World at http://bit.ly/2rg4sCu
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 03:57 PM
    Crystal clear waters lapping against white sandy beaches. Coastlines lined with palm trees against a backdrop of lush green hills and sunny blue skies. Amazing underwater life and some of the best diving sites in the world. Malaysia’s 878 islands give sun and surf lovers plenty of reason to visit the country.

    Penang, Langkawi and Pangkor offer easy getaways to well-developed islands with plenty of activities to choose from. Perhentian, Redang, Tioman and Rawa islands are simply paradise if you have the heart of a bohemian. Sipadan, Mabul, Layang-Layang and Kapas are rugged dive adventures listed as some of the best on the planet.

    Check out the Top 10 Island Holidays in Malaysia at http://bit.ly/366c1uh
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 03:52 PM
    Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, northwest China’s Gansu Province, is an annual destination for tourists, Buddhists and pilgrims from around the world. They gather to witness the unveiling of the world’s largest thangka (tapestry) of Buddha, as part of the Grand Monlam Prayer festivities.

    Also called the “Sunning of the Buddha” ritual, at this time, Tibetan monks invite a giant thangka about 100-feet long and 65-feet wide of Buddha Amitabha, up a mountain near Labrang Monastery, which is the largest Tibetan monastery outside of Lhasa.

    It is unveiled at first light on the side of the mountain so that the first rays of the sun illuminate the sacred painting.

    Read more about Monlam Festival at Labrang Monastery at http://bit.ly/2qndQUt
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 03:49 PM
    This is not the only story about how Rinpoche helped others. I remember reading an article about Rinpoche buying lottery tickets from a woman in Thailand so she could end her day earlier with the income she needs for the family. Rinpoche always walked the talks, he didn’t just preach but he showed us how to put his teachings in practice. Never be afraid to be kind and nice to others, and when we are kind to others, it should not be with the intention to get something back from them. Be kind and be generous always, this is how we can make our planet a better living space.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/stories-from-a-chela-the-roadside-seller
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 03:44 PM
    If we want to go on holidays, it is better to go to holy places. Even if such places are not sophisticated, they benefit us spiritually; we can take a break and collect merit, plant Dharma seeds and be blessed. This is a good way of combining the pleasure of holidays with the spirituality of collecting merit.

    Never get tired of collecting merit because it offsets negative karma that leads to suffering. People without Dharma will not know this so for them, a holiday is a holiday. They do not know that their holidays will bring no long-term benefit. With Dharma, we are wiser.

    We should go on pilgrimage to places where holy beings are known to reside or where great practitioners have engaged in profound practices. These places are vortexes of energy – an area where concentrated energy naturally converges on the planet’s surface.

    Mainland Thai culture is heavily influenced by Buddhism. However, unlike most other Buddhist countries of East Asia, Thai Buddhists follow the Theravada school of Buddhism. Thai temples, known as wats, are usually adorned with lavish gold ornaments, and are easily identifiable by their multi-coloured pointed roofs. Pre-Buddhist traditions have been infused with the values of Buddhism, making Thailand a cultural powerhouse.

    Read more about Wonderful Thailand at http://bit.ly/33QRPv1
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 01:14 PM
    According to Buddhist history, the first recorded use of incense occurred during Buddha Shakyamuni’s time, when a woman named Magadha Sangmo offered incense and prayers to request the Buddha to come forth and visit her village. Magadha Sangmo was the daughter of the Buddha main patron, Suddatta. She mirrored her father’s immense faith in Buddha Shakyamuni and was his ardent devotee.

    After marrying and moving to a village where Buddhism was not practised, she wished very much to meet her guru, the Buddha, again. So one day, she climbed to the roof of her in-law’s house, offered incense and sincerely prayed for the Buddha to visit her. Hearing her prayers, Buddha Shakyamuni, together with his entourage, descended from the sky to fulfil her request. It is said that upon meeting the Buddha and hearing his teachings, the entire village became Buddhists. In this way, Magadha Sangmo’s heartfelt request to the Buddha also benefited those around her and succeeding generations.

    Magadha Sangmo recited the following verse while engaged in prayer to the Buddha:

    MA LU SEM CHEN KUN GYI GON GYUR CHING
    DU TE PUNG CHAY MI ZAY JOM DZAY LHA
    NGO NAM MA LU YANG DA KYEN GYUR PAY
    CHOM DEN KOR CHAY NAY DIR SHEG SU SOL

    Protector of all beings without exception,
    Divine subduer of innumerable negative forces,
    Deity, perfect knower of all things,
    Bhagawan and attendants, please come here.

    Read more about Incense Offering to Dorje Shugdenat http://bit.ly/33R1cuk
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 12:56 PM
    Malaysia’s rich cultural diversity is reflected in the country’s packed calendar of events and festivals. Most of these celebrations have religious or cultural origins and many are also designated as either state or national holidays.

    Celebrated by everyone in the country, the colourful festivities which observe the ethnic traditions and beliefs of the varied backgrounds of the population are what gives Malaysia the label of “Truly Asia” that it is so well known for.

    The national events and festivals of Malaysia are occasions for family reunions and for joyful community get-togethers. They are world-class examples of how diversity can be inclusive and celebrated.

    Many of these days of observation follow the lunar calendar, thus the dates they fall on vary from year to year.

    Check out the Top Ten Events and Festivals to Visit in Malaysia at http://bit.ly/2qiDrh8
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 12:50 PM
    Before our globalised world of jet-setting travel, cosmopolitan cities and urban migration, the entire region of the Malay archipelago was, for more than 600 years, an international destination for Arab, Indian and Chinese maritime traders and European explorers who, through the centuries, settled down for trade or for love in these parts, thus creating cosmopolitan communities.

    A true melting pot, Malaysia is one of those rare places in the world where people of different ethnic origins, cultures, traditions and religious beliefs have infused harmoniously to form a distinct multicultural society.

    This country’s rich heritage includes hundreds-of-years-old temples, churches and mosques — some of these located within doors of each other, others having in one place shrines dedicated to deities of different faiths or denominations. All of them have played a key role (and still do!) in shaping the nation by being centres for the community to convene and connect spiritually.

    Check out the Top 10 Spiritual Power Places in Malaysia at http://bit.ly/2sBuVdU
  • Chris
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 11:16 AM
    Thank you for sharing this story with us Pastor Niral. It is a very warm story that fills my heart with joy and warmth. Rinpoche had always taught us to focus out and take care of the people around us and this will bring us great joy. Our little actions will have an unimaginable impact on those people who are in need of warmth.

    http://bit.ly/2LpuoCp

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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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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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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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.
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
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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

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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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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
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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.
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    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
    9 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
    9 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    11 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    11 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    11 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!
    11 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    12 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    12 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.
    12 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.
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    2 yearss ago
    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.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
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    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
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    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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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
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Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
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Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
3 weeks ago
Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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