Russia’s Soft Spot

Feb 27, 2013 | Views: 589

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Kindness is a quality we all cherish, admire and respect. Kindness in action is even more admirable. Especially if it is towards someone or something you are not even connected with. You must see this short video of how Russian boat workers went out of their way to save this poor dog. It is absolutely heartwarming.

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  1. Yee Yin on Dec 2, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    We have to share more news about how humans and animals can live together in harmony and how we can extend our help to animals. This type of video is very inspirational and educational. Animals are not born to become an object of entertainment or food for humans. In many ways, animals help us to accomplish tasks that humans cannot do. For examples, cows are used to plow agricultural land, dogs are kept to guard the herds and home, etc. How can we be cruel to the animals for the services they provide us? They don’t ask for more but some love and care.

  2. Lim Han Nee on Jul 29, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    It is most touching to see this great act of humanity -a fisherman rescuing a dog , wading in icy water and pulling the floating piece of ice, on which the dog was standing, all the way to his fishing boat . He had risked his life to save a fellow being’s. So great was his kindness and compassion.A tough act to follow. It is inspiring. He took responsibility to save the dog’s life and he just went ahead to do it.

    Though we all may not be able to rise up to the occasion under similar difficult circumstances, we all have ample opportunities to save lives around us. There are so many stray animals especially in urban centres .

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring and moving story on kindness.

  3. Samfoonheei on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:11 am

    In such extreme cold weather the fishermen risked their lives to save a doggie on ice bed, Wonderful to watch the video It shown us that a doggie is also human. They deserved to live too Everything got the right to live. It was such a happy ending. To serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others no matter in what circumstances.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  4. Edward Ooi on Dec 12, 2013 at 1:26 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I’m glad that the dog is okay and just like Jim Yeh said ‘my faith in humanity has grown even more’. Wouldn’t it be just amazing when one day every single person becomes vegetarian and live with animals together peacefully? I wish I could see that myself one day and maybe the aliens will decide to communicate with us (I have no idea how the ancient people communicated with aliens)

  5. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Nov 28, 2013 at 6:54 pm

    Kindness and compassion are the great voices within you that is saying you care even the object or subject is not connected with you in any way or any form. Quoted from Martin Luther King “Everybody can be great… because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” Thank you Rinpoche who has kindly shown us compassion, love and care.

  6. Ck siah on Nov 20, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    谢谢仁波切的分享。我们的慈悲心,就是要利益众生。不管遇到什么众生遇难,我们都要一视同仁的去协助它们。就像故事的仁兄是值得我们学习的榜样。

  7. Tong sunsun on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    如果我们这里的捉狗队能够像他们一半就好了。.。。。

  8. Junior on Mar 18, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    Thank You for sharing such a wonderful post.

  9. VinnieTan on Mar 15, 2013 at 7:25 pm

    It is always so heartwarming to see others showering love, care and concern towards others. Not only caring for humans, but also extending their love to animals. With the extend of even risking their lives, it is even more commendable.

  10. Julia Tan on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    When we open up the newspaper we read about what is happening in the world which is full of lots of sad stories. Rinpoche never fail to post many heartwarming videos and stories to show us there’s unconditional loves and compassion around us. What a relief to see the mumu is now save.

    Thank you Rinpoche for the beautiful sharing.

  11. Low ksjb on Mar 10, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    Thank you for the sharing Rinpoche.The Russian fisherman is indeed very kind to rescue the poor stranded dog on the piece of floating ice.The temperature must be below 0 Celsius,not many people would like to get wet under those circumstances.and not many people would do that for indeed anyone for the matter.
    In the end after the dog was on the docks ,the dog did look back on the ship that rescue him almost like a gesture of appreciation.
    Due to the weather in Russia they say Russian are rather cold people but some have very warm Hearts.

  12. Doreen Teoh on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    Without the man effort to swim down to the icy cold water, the dog will be left drifting in the iceberg and freeze to death. I can imagine the freezing feel that the man have to endure to swim in the icy cold water. Great hero.

  13. Jessica Yap on Mar 5, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    I think everyone should learn from Rinpoche on how Rinpoche treats everyone and every animal Rinpoche comes across. Rinpoche would stop every time Rinpoche sees a stray dog by the road and feed them.. Rinpoche would always keep pet food at the back of the car for occasions like this.. Truly compassionate and inspiring!

    I started bringing pet food with me during my KSK rounds to feed to stray dogs and cats just like Rinpoche. Every single sentient being deserves to be treated kindly.. =)

    Thank you so much, Rinpoche..

  14. uncle eddie on Mar 5, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    What is being shown is truly a display of boundless compassion in action, as it is being originated towards someone to which the russian absolutely has no connection with and its’ an animal! Yet he went out of the way to save this miserable dog, which cannot even utter a word of thank you to him. Of course, in view of the continum of endless rebirths, they could have been brothers/sister together. Nevertheless, due to Karma and through thousands of accumulated lifetimes, wherever they are destined to meet now, Karma could have brought them together – a fate that no one can control or avoid! Om mani Padme hum.

  15. Sheryl KH (JB) on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    It was so freezing cold and yet the fisherman went down to the sea to save the dog.

    This makes me feel that we perhaps if every one of us do a simple kind deed everyday, we can altogether make our lives and surrounding very beautiful.

  16. Cliff on Mar 4, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    Haha what a poor little fellow, I wonder how it got stranded on a small little ice cap like that. Its incredible how that man had risked his life in the freezing water to save the poor little fellow and at the end of it the dog just joyfully walked of with its friends. Such a wonderful story. Thanks for sharing this video Rinpoche.

  17. Andrew Boon on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    This is soooo sweet. Poor baby stuck in the ice like that. It must have been terrified. Interesting how it keep barking, literally calling out for help.

    The waters are freezing. One can get hypothermia if not careful. The fisherman risked his life to save the poor dog. Well done!!!

    It gives me renewed hope in humankind!

  18. HelenaC on Mar 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    This is absolutely heartwarming and touching! Think of it how many of us will do this!! The actions make this world become beautiful… I love to see animals are well treated 🙂 Thank you Rinpoche for the lovely post 🙂

  19. Girlie Ooi on Mar 2, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    So heart-warming to know that the Russian risked his life to save another. It was a selfless act. Nice to know that in this present age where everyone is so busy with the happenings in their life can risk his own life to save another.

  20. Julien Roth on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    I feel so sorry for this dog. It must be so cold when it was just sitting there in the cold snow. And the best part is that the people that were on that boat that day did everything they could to save that poor dog. I am sure that that dog must have felt so happy when it was back on shore and reunited with its friends. Thank you for sharing this video with us.

  21. Albert Ratchaga on Mar 2, 2013 at 3:30 am

    I always loves to watch this kind of video, it warmth your heart for the day, we have been surrounded by too many selfish people who only focus on own benefit, there is enough of this type of people, now we need more people who knows the value of kind act.

    Being kind doesn’t mean you don’t love yourself or neglecting yourself, it just mean that you found a better way to love yourself by loving and caring for others.

    Give your kindness to others, because when you give, you will get.

  22. abby f on Mar 1, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    The fisherman is so kind to even risk his life to save the dog. What he did is definitely incredible because he himself might got into trouble in order to save the dog, but he still go and just do it.

    From what I observe, people who saves others life or who genuinely wants someone/animals to be happy/fine, he/she usually will just do it without thinking too much, giving excuses or justifications. They just do it. I think the reason behind is they do it not for themselves and they never think for themselves before they do things that necessary.

  23. Felix Kong on Mar 1, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche to share this touching video.This guy really brave that jump into cold water and rescue dog, not everyone can take this risk, may him healthy,long life and helping more peoples.

  24. grace (KHJB) on Mar 1, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    Poor dog if did not meet up the fisherman to rescue it, the outcome is death. every one can make the changes if we can practice to be kindness towards all being, including animals,it can make the difference.

  25. AdelineTan on Mar 1, 2013 at 11:44 am

    Thanks to this kind hearted Russian fisherman who risked his life to save another life.Very touching and inspiring story to share with friends.Loving kindness in action to all sentien beings is very rewarding.

  26. Sofi on Feb 28, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    It shows that compassion can be anywhere. The sailors must live a harsh life fishing in such cold weather and yet they still value a life enough to clear that thick snow on the boat and sail it out to the dog. The water is absolutely freezing and yet the man jumped in to rescue the dog. If you listened, there are dogs on shore barking, probably alerting the humans and see how gathers to welcome their friend back. Very heart warming.

  27. jennifer on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    Watching the video on how the poor little woofer is rescued and also the video and article of Mr. Pak Mie, has restored my faith in mankind.
    The sailor who jumped into the freezing cold water to save the woofer is a truly compassionate man.
    It is very heartwarming to know that there are such kind and compassionate people in the world.
    On behalf of the woofer that was rescued , thank you so very much Mr. Sailor!

  28. Paris on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    What a beautiful message this shows of the preciousness of even one life, that people would go all out of their way to rescue a single dog… after all, wouldn’t we do this for another human? Then there really shouldn’t be any difference with a dog, or any other being. When we consider reincarnation, karma and the mind, any one of us could end up being that dog on the iceberg; and that dog could end up living a ‘better life’ than of us now. Given that, I think it is useful to then think about how we would each like to be treated in any particular situation or rebirth – because we could very well end up there! Our actions, thoughts and speech would then follow accordingly.

  29. Milly on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    It is very touching and comforting to read of animals being rescued by kind people who risk their lives in order to save another being. The cold weather and icy water did not deter the Russian boat worker from rescuing the doggie. Very selfless and compassionate act of kindness by him.

  30. Sean Wang on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    Ah, Russia, the country famed on the internet for it’s *often exaggerated* toughness, actually has a soft spot. It is truly amazing how much these fisherman cared for animals as they went out to save the dog. A sad thing about this is that the men are still killing millions of lives by being fishermen. I believe that the dog was there so that they could get some good karma in this life which otherwise would have been a life full of bad karma due to their massacre of the fishes in the sea.

    Thank you for sharing this video. Thank you so much, Rinpoche!

    Love,
    Sean
    https://www.facebook.com/AnimalBefriendersCoalition

  31. Wan Wai Meng on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    Always so inspiring to see animals can actually help and benefit us in so many ways. And trigger our inner compassion for all sentient beings. To have compassion and care not just for beings we find close to us spiritually and physically but also other beings, as throughout the ages and countless reincarnations we have had relationships with all those beings around us, some have helped us, some were our parents, partners and etc etc.

  32. Lim (KH JB) on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:57 am

    Salute for all the fisherman that put in their efforts to rescue the dog.

    May they being bless by 3 jewels and always good health good fortune. Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this video…

  33. beatrix ooi on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:19 pm

    This is truly amazing! The worker willing to risk his own life to save the doggie’s, we can rarely see things like that nowadays. Every sentient being is given an opportunity to be alive , we can’t give that up so easily even though it’s just an animal. I really admire the workers for their kindness.
    Thank You for sharing such a wonderful post Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  34. tenzin llhamo on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    I can see that it is super cold yet the man swam to save the freezing dog. Every time I see videos or read stories like this, I just feel super happy and uplifted! To know that there are so many people out there who are really kind and compassionate no matter what background nor religion!

  35. Lucas Roth on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    this is so heartwarming even though it is in cold water, hahaha. but seriously i think that it is so good that this man risked his life to save another. i hope this man lives long and keeps his good heart.

  36. edward ooi on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:43 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, I agree to what Rinpoche said. One of the Russian workers would actually risk his own life in order to save the dog from freezing to death by swimming in the freezing water. I wish that every human beings will do the same thing as the Russian worker did when the situation comes. Not to mention it he is very brave.

  37. Sharon Saw on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    Thank you for yet another inspiring story which restores one’s faith in mankind. I had just read the story of this wonderful Muslim family who looks after stray dogs http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-honourable-mr-pak-mie.html and this story of the Russian risking his own life to save the stranded dog is yet another lovely story. If more and more people care for animals, it will be easier for them to care for other humans also, and then we will have world peace!

  38. Joy on Feb 27, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    I am so glad to see this… it is heartwarming to know that there is still kindness in this world! That there is hope and that we have not all turned cold and that kindness with no agenda to another being still exist even though we are not sentimentally attached to the other. As humans it is our responsibility to care for others since we are the suppose to be the most “intelligent” species on this planet.

    I think it is important for us to realise that we are all connected one way or another and we are all living sharing space in this one planet. To be arrogant to think lowly of another living being makes us just as low as them. We need to take this seriously because we are all living in one house called earth… and if we do not like to be alone, to feel hurt, to suffer, to feel pain, why would we think another would be okay with it?

  39. Martin on Feb 27, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    I am glad to see that there are people who have enough kindness to go out of their way to help an animal in danger. And it didn’t look all that easy either to rescue the helpless dog but I guess when there is true compassion, nothing is too difficult. I wonder how many people would do that. Elsewhere, there are those who go out of their way to inflict harm on animals. Why is it that for some people, compassion is such a natural thing and for others, the idea of helping another is so totally foreign?

  40. Tat Ming on Feb 27, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    Despite the risks involved, these Russians went all the way to save that stranded dog. Truly courageous and compassionate! The World will become a better place to live if Earthlings live in total harmony and help take care of each other in times of need.

    Thank You to these kind Russians for saving a precious life!

  41. sarahyap on Feb 27, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Poor doggy, how did it ended up there?

    Lucky these kind people went through the cold waters to save the dog stranded, or else we all know that the dog will not survive to the next day if it was just left there. Good to know there are still kind people around that are willing to put aside their comfort just to save a being that can never repay his kindness.

    This video reminded me of a few posts that Rinpoche has blogged about:

    1) A deer stranded on ice was saved by two young boys:
    http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/why-save-something-that-cannot-say-thanks.html

    2) A dog saved by an Australian model!
    http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/aussie-model-saves-dog-read.html

    Truly touching to see to see people helping and loving animals unconditionally.

  42. Lim Han Nee on Feb 27, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    Thank goodness that the Russian boat workers were nearby to rescue the poor dog trapped on a piece of ice, adrift on the icy cold waters of the sea. These Russian boat workers with a big heart, went out of the way to help the poor dog, recognizing him as a being in great fear and suffering. The rescuer of the dog took great risk with his life. Such care and kindness are rare and ought to be applauded.

    We should always draw inspiration from such stories , where the spark of human kindness that is in all of us , is kindled.

  43. patsy on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Cute mumu would freeze to death if not for the kind and selfless act of this Russian man who defied the freezing cold water to save the stranded mumu on the floating ice.

    Bravo to this Russian man for this selfless action. True compassion has no expectation of reward, even a simple “thank you,” attached to it.

    Thank you for sharing this video, Rinpoche.

  44. David Lai on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:41 am

    Awww… The mumu is so cute and pitiful for being marooned on a floating block of ice. Thank god the Russian sailor was kind enough to brave the freezing cold to rescue him. Such acts of kindness is rare and often pass on unnoticed. Unsung heroes are what make our world move livable and kinder. Unfortunately like what Dato Ruby said, the world is full of bad and sad news of killing and manner of miserable news. This is indeed a nice change and good inspiration for all of us to be kind to each other and especially to be kind to animals because they are no one that will help and save them.

  45. DR on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:21 am

    This video is very refreshing AND inspiring. Very often we wake up to horrifying stories reported in the newspapers and social media. But to know that there is still compassion and one would risk his own life to save another being who cannot say Thank You to him brings hope to another day shrouded with jealousy, anger, selfcentredness.

  46. Erickksiow on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:41 am

    Russian Sailors did risk their life in the cold weather to save the dog, that’s really amazing, The video showed us Humanity, we should do this to every single beings.

    Thank You Rinpoche for the touching video in morning.

    Best Regards : Eric kksiow

  47. So Kin Hoe on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:33 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video. May the fisherman receives many Buddha teachings in his future lifetimes!

  48. Jim Yeh on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:26 am

    This really is a touching video. My faith in humanity has grown even more. Thank you for sharing this video Rinpoche.

    • Joy on Feb 27, 2013 at 6:04 pm

      Dear Jim,

      I rejoice in seeing your transformation due to Rinpoche’s teachings. I am glad that you unlike many really take Rinpoche’s advice and teachings to heart and puts it in to real action! I am so glad you have turned vegetarian because of Rinpoche’s teachings. Please keep it up! And for every single day your humanity and compassion grow, you collect enormous amount of merits and you can dedicate this to your entire family. Hence you are not just benefiting your self by you are also benefiting your family. Make sure that you do your the complete dedications which you can get here under General Prayers http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/prayers-and-sadhanas/sadhana-prayers.html

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    Although it may be harder for some to do so and it can take a lot of time, it’s not impossible for anyone because beauty lies within us. Thank you for sharing, the most generic definition of it is a type of beauty that does not rely on the visible features.

    https://bit.ly/3wwNKLw
  • Tong
    Wednesday, Jun 16. 2021 06:45 PM
    I had one for my KL house, I took the no. 5 for my living room display. TQVM.
  • Sarassitham
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 11:34 PM
    Tree House offers a stunning tree-top location from which to enjoy the tranquil views.
    The brilliant architecture idea of John Lautner whose idea to build a property above ground level is already makes it to look extra ordinary.

    The design it self speaks the creativity of the famous architect. This place would be people’s favourite choice especially as a hangout space or recreation park.

    The amazing tree house provides privacy besides keeping us away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its definitely the best choice for a nature lover !

    https://bit.ly/3vs7pen
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 03:21 PM
    Beautiful and mystical painting of Dorje Shugden of various styles and in different tradition of different countries . All are commissioned by our Guru Tsem Rinpoche of Kechara, been painted to suit each unique culture. From the traditional African painting style, to Scandinavian style, Malaysia batik style , Hawaiian style, Indian style and so forth. All are very unique and colourful paintings. Merely looking at it is a blessing and would be nice to have it in our home.
    Thank you Rinpoche for coming up with all these amazing paintings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/which-dorje-shugden-style-is-your-favourite.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 03:20 PM
    Fauvism, style of painting that flourished in France . Fauve artists used pure, brilliant colour aggressively applied straight from the paint. Our Guru Tsem Rinpoche has commissioned a very special image of the Dharma protector Dorje Shugden in fauvist art, looking stunning.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and a short explanation about fauvist art by those famous artist.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/fauvistic-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 15. 2021 03:18 PM
    Dogs or cats provide us with a sense of emotional wellbeing. They give us unconditional love, which is why they’re also great company and comfort for people who live alone. Having one companion make us happier and healthier. It is important to take care and protect them from harm. But when the owner passed away or old , it best to have a home or shelter for them till their passing. It would be wonderful to have such a place 24 hour clinics for pets like those in Japan. In Japan ,Non-profit organizations are working tirelessly to protect animals and to find new homes for those left by their passing owners. With these homes at least those cats or dogs have a home , love and taking care of. Wish we had this here in Malaysia too.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/wish-we-had-this-in-malaysia.html
  • Sarassitham
    Monday, Jun 14. 2021 10:06 PM
    Wow! These looks so rich and yummy. Hot dog bun stuffed with a healthy nutritious, firm vegetarian sausage, which has the bite of vegetables and flavor of mustard, packed with smooth dressing. The recipe looks simply and easy to prepare, I will definitely try cooking this soon.

    Thank you so much for the delicious sharing, not only does vegetarianism meets all one’s nutrient needs, it promotes less health risks that come with eating meat.

    https://bit.ly/3vrFFpT
  • paul
    Sunday, Jun 13. 2021 11:08 PM
    great!
    SHAMBHAVI MAHAMUDRA

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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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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
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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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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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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
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 month ago
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
1 month ago
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
1 month ago
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 months ago
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Fwd: 12 minute Affiliate Multiple Ways to Earn Commissions
2 months ago
Fwd: 12 minute Affiliate Multiple Ways to Earn Commissions
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
5 months ago
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
5 months ago
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
7 months ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Fwd: Dear Sotha
9 months ago
Fwd: Dear Sotha
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
9 months ago
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
9 months ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
10 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
10 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
1 years ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
1 years ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
1 years ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
1 years ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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