So touching you will cry! | 读了它,我忍不住流泪了……

Feb 15, 2013 | Views: 2,603

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Sometimes you come across a story that YOU JUST HAVE TO SHARE. This is such a story. It may be short but it is worth it. The videos are in Chinese, but the pictures will convey the message to you. Share with others. Every vegetarian meal you take matters.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Extracted from Facebook:

[This is a true story of love.] It made me cried when I read their story…

The man in the photo was a farmer and he had this cow for 23 years. The photo was taken on the day he is sending her to the cow retirement home (It was newly established in Taiwan that specific for cows to retired and well take care. The cows will not be killed or hurt in retirement home). He cried because he said the cow is like his daughter…

He did not want to let her goes but he is afraid no one will take care the cow after he passed away so he decided to send her to the retirement home.

After cow left her owner, she (cow) will not eat for three day until her owner showed up again…

If you don’t believe in me, please watch the videos and although you might not understand the language, but I am sure you will understand it…

Because love is universal language!

 

Video 1

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(Translation of video: It is the last time that they work together on the field, like they’ve been doing for the past 23 years. The old man loves his cow like a daughter and was really worried about her the night before he was going to sent her to the retirement home, and this he could not sleep and woke up in the middle of the night to go and pat her on the head whilst talking to her.

He then washes her body for the last time, and dons her with a red ribbon, as if his very own daughter was to be married. Even with the old man pulling the cow, she refuses to board the truck and resists strongly, until finally after long coaxing, she did.

The old man says his last words to her “Thank you for being with me for the past 20-some years…*breaks down into tears*” Because the cow misses the old man so much (or because she’s not used to the new environment), she refused to eat and drink, initially, I hope.)

 

Video 2

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(It is about the cow/buffalo will not eat and he is very sad to hear it)

 

Video 3

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Video 4

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After 5 days they are apart from each others, he came to visit his cow/buffalo daughter after 5 days because he heard the news she wasn’t eating and he is worry about her.  She (cow/buffalo) start eating a lot that day because she hasn’t been eating.

Go Veg! Respect Life! Every veggie meal matters.

 

**All photos and information extracted from Facebook

 

Chinese Translation

有一些故事,你看了就是非得跟大家分享不可。这就是一个这样的故事。故事也许不长,却很值得观赏。这虽然是中文节目*,但画面本身就已清楚解释了一切。我希望你也能跟大家分享这个视频。你所食用的每一餐素食,都极有意义。

詹仁波切

摘自面子书:

【这是个关于爱的真实故事】读了它,我忍不住流泪了……

照片中的这个男人是一名农夫,他养这头母牛已经有23年了。这张照片摄于他将母牛送往“老牛之家”的那一天(“老牛之家”刚成立不久,专门照顾年老的牛只。在这里,牛类不会面临被宰杀的命运)。一直视母牛为女儿的老农夫,忍不住老泪纵横……

老农夫本不想将母牛送走,但由于担心他死后没有人照顾她,只好狠心将母牛送到“老牛之家”。母牛离开主人后,连续三天都不愿进食,直到再度见到主人为止……

如果你不相信我所说的,请观赏这些视频。你也许听不懂片中使用的语言*,但我相信单从画面,你也一定会明白它所要表达的。

爱就是 一种国际语言!

 

视频(一)

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老农夫送走“牛女儿”,忍不住老泪纵横。

 

视频(二)

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听说牛牛不愿吃草,老农夫极度心痛。

 

**照片和资料皆摘自面子书

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  1. nicholas on Sep 20, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    This is really touching. When we take care of the animals with real compassion, we create a bonding with the animals. Animals can feel us and sometimes and sometimes even we don’t say anything, the animals are able to sense us and know whether we are in a good mood. The man really takes good care of the cow and their bonding is quite strong.

    This is why we should not hurt animals because they have feelings too just like us. They want love, care, friendship, and companion too. We should respect them and live in peace with them. They can tell you how they feel but obviously they can express and is the matter we want to learn to understand them. Let us extend our compassion to them and live with love, care, respect and harmony with them.

  2. Yee Yin on Aug 31, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    This is a very touching story. The old man and his cow were together for 20 over year. The cow is like a daughter to this old man. Even though they cannot communicate with each other but both have a very strong bond.

    It was hard for the old man to give the cow away but it was the best thing he could do for her. The cow was very sad and refused to eat for a few day, this shows how close the two were. To say animals are ‘created’ for human’s consumption is very wrong.

    Animals are like us, they want to be loved, they want to be protected, they want to feel safe. At the same time, they can love us back and stay loyal. They are more genuine and sincere than human to be honest. We should never hurt an animal.

  3. Samfoonheei on Oct 22, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Very touching…….farmer and his cow for 23 years through thick and thin .A special bond between them even when separated to retirement home we can see how much tears flowing the two of them. True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils.
    After the cow was sent to the retirement home, the cow refused to eat for 3 days till the owner came to show up again. Amazing the cow started eating after met up the farmer. There must be a direct relationship between these two of them.
    Animals have feelings too ,and they needs our care ,love aswell.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  4. Stella Cheang on Jul 2, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    This is so touching. Cow has feelings and can develop emotions towards another species over time. We should not take the life of another sentient being lightly and look down on them just because they are animals. We must know that they can feel the pain and sadness, hence be kind to them. Be a vegetarian.

  5. Vivian Ong on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:20 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. This is such a touching article. The bond between human and animal sometimes way beyond words can describe. They are like a part of your family. The old uncle was thinking ahead just in case he passes away and left his cow alone would be much worst than sending the cow to the retirement home. At least now he can still go and visit his cow whenever he wants to.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  6. yoke chim yap on Aug 20, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    看了真的很感动!动物跟人一样,需要被关心,疼爱对待,它雖不能言語,却能感受。或许你不相信因果,輪迴之說,但看到这位老農与牛的感情,你能不动心嗎?如你是位喜欢吃牛肉者,你会省思嗎?而开始拒绝肉食轉为素食,如真能如此,功德無量。这世间有太多不可思議之事,动物也越来越有人性,人是万物灵性最高的生物,应当以悲心对待比我们弱小的动物,这世界將会变的更美及和平。

  7. Pee Bee Chong on Jan 3, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing. The relationship between the farmer and his cow is so touching. Animals are just like us, they can feel and need love from us. We should love them and care for them more.

  8. Annie on Nov 28, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    This reminds me of my beloved dog that passed away 12 years ago. My dog suffer very illness when i was pregnant, my ex husband & his family stop me not see my dog. Until my sister call up & said you’ve got to come over now!!! I kow my dog cant hold any longer. I rush back & hug him tight…my dog glanced at me & lay on my lap…after few minutes he’s gone. I was so hurt & scream out loud coz i felt so sorry to my dog where he can hold his last breath just to wait to see me one last time.

  9. Beatrix Ooi on Apr 19, 2014 at 2:02 am

    This is very touching indeed, its very rare to see such a special bond between humans and animals. Its not easy at all to get this bond, it requires a lot of time and most importantly love. Its very heartbreaking to listen to what the old uncle had to say, is like he’s preparing for himself to pass away. From what he did for his ‘daughter’, we know that he really loves her and the same thing goes to the cow as well, she loves him too. Animals do have feelings, they are able to sense if you’re really helping them or harming them.

  10. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Nov 20, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    This is so touching! Love is indeed a universal language that can be feel by all sentient beings. Practice love and patient is my homework for whole life. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful post.

  11. jerry_sito on Nov 2, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    感恩与感动万分的在仁波切的这个开示教诲与分享

    一切众生具有情,祈愿一切众生都能有好的善缘

    很多时候,许多人并不能接受成为完全的素食者,我想也许是他们的无明与在这娑婆世界里轮回了无数尽次,许多不好的习性渐渐的遮盖了内心深深处的佛性

    忘了,一切众生具有情,当我们向佛菩萨供养时,为的是消除我们的业障,去除无明,离苦得乐,迈向证悟,一个人倘若在无明里时,看见许多的杀害,痛苦,都不会感觉到什么,感恩仁波切总是不断给与我们开示与教诲,为的就是不断的唤醒我们内心深处的佛性,当我们内心深处的佛性开始张开的时候,即便您看到一个小狗小猫流浪街头,您的心也能感觉到痛的

  12. tong sun sun on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:21 pm

    主仆情,让人看了超感动,如果所有驰养主人都能如是安排,那就功德无量了。只可惜。。。并不是每个有情众生都可以。

  13. Edern on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    This is really touching. It shows that animals have feelings too. Why we humans dun have a feeling ti wards animals when animals have feeling towards us. We should stop eating and killing them.

  14. Cliff on Mar 16, 2013 at 12:54 am

    This is such a touching story, the images just goes to show what love the man has for his cow. Its really sad to see the man cry whilst hugging her. The bond between them are so strong. Her not eating only goes to show that animals do too have feelings and a conscience, and I really hope that this continues to spread the awareness to many people to stop eating meat and be more loving towards others not just human beings but animals as well because they too should deserve the same rights as human beings. I hope to continue to not eat meat and I’m proud of it. Thank you for sharing this interesting article Rinpoche, I hope you are feeling well.

  15. Jay Jae on Mar 14, 2013 at 12:37 am

    this is another touching story whereby kindness really have no barriers. Who would have thought that friendship was possible between a cow and human? Well, it is evident here that it is possible.

    what made me teared was how much conscience and feeling the cow have for his master and how the master reciprocates back this love and affection. This proves to us that kindness is pervasive and does not only operate within the same species.

  16. Jeffrey on Mar 11, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    I’m amazed that animals like this buffalo Niu Niu are able to form a strong bond with his owner. It clearly shows that animals are like humans too and not how we all are brought up to think that animals are insignificant in our life. It is truly touching that both the cow and the man care for each other. We all humans always fight and created unhappiness among ourselves. If we all human being can be like that to each other the world would be a better place.

    We should start respecting these animals (sentient beings) by not eating them and instead care for these beings. Be a vegetarian at least be meatless. I’ve been meatless for a few years now and i can say it does not make any difference to my energy or strength and in fact i feel lighter and less lethargic.

  17. 阿兴, Kechara Oasis Jaya -kitchen on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:27 am

    看了之后, 我内心深处非常感触。我以前认为感情是人与人之间才会有的。看后我改变了之前的那种的观念。动物竟然和人一样有感情。但它们只能用动作表达给我们人类明白。生命是无价之宝。我希望身边的每个人都会珍惜生命热爱生命。看完这个故事之后,生命是每个人都应该学会爱护和珍惜的。 这是我看完故事后的感触。

  18. 阿明, Kechara Oasis Jaya -kitchen on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:18 am

    人生就是苦啦!

  19. James Yong, Kechara Oasis Jaya -Front on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:16 am

    This is part and parcel of life

  20. 阿萍, Kechara Oasis Jaya -Front on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:16 am

    我看了之后动物竟然也有感情,所以我们更加要爱护动物!

  21. Jane, Kechara Oasis Jaya -Front on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:13 am

    Very touching moment between the relationship of people and animal. Its a prove that whatever who they are, we need to show to them our love and import ants, as they do to us. Whatever attitude we showed it five to us back, as long as we take care them as we take care our love ones. We need to give them a nice home same with us

  22. Mary Ann B Agaton, Kechara Oasis Jaya -Front on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:10 am

    For me the cow he has a good heart and he acting same like a human same like us, he help the old man to do the farm plantation.
    The old man is very take care of his cow and he love it, he treat as a human. Even he is animal, he give a food the old man want to bring has home animal, not to sale and kill and eat but he can not do it. He a good person. I am so proud of him, So for me must gave a love and take care the cow.

  23. Charmalou Jordan Catulos, Kechara Oasis Jaya -Kitchen on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:00 am

    Very touching indeed! The story share us how the intemate feeling can between to creatures. Human being and animals though, but the love between them can touch every body heart who will watch this video. No matter who we are as long as we have love, kindness and compassion in our heart, we can able to understand each other. It could human being or animals. This story will prove it. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video.

  24. Maricar M Rangas, Kechara Oasis Jaya on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    For me is the old man is correct because he just concern about his cow when he die nobody take care his cow. Actually is very sad when he send his cow to the home of animals because he treat his cow like his family of almost 23 years. Thats why when old man know that his cow don’t want to eat the grass he go fast and see his cow, because he very worry about his cow that don’t want to eat , because the old man he love his cow so much. When his cow don’t want to eat, the old man take from the home of animal then bring outside to eat the grass then his cow very happy when she know the old man came and bring her out.

  25. Angie Ng@KO on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    Such a loving man. To be able to love and appreciate the cow for being with him and working together. Caring for the cow like another member in his family.
    This is a bond build without communication.

  26. Mary Joy, Kechara Oasis Jaya One- front on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    Base on the story I am very proud for the old man because he is kind and have concern to the cow. He cordially care the cow for almost 23 years and he treat just like her daughter. Some guy took and decided the cow to go to the orphan of the cow. But he think very sadly because maybe the cow can’t eat or some of them can’t feed just like what he did and cares for his own animal. I saw his face the tears flooded his eyes. After that he decided to took the cow and feed more needs and bring home. The old man very happy.

  27. 阿 华, Kechara Oasis Jaya One- front on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:41 pm

    我看到阿公跟老牛是很好的感情。人跟牛是一样心痛。

  28. 阿 丽, Kechara Oasis Jaya One- front on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    我看了他们都好可怜,因为有了感情。

  29. Yan Naong Tun, Kechara Oasis Jaya One- front on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    I watch this movie, I understand animals and human about love. And they touching my heart. Please everyone help be vegetarian. Thanks Rinpoche

  30. A Loan, Kechara Oasis Jaya One- kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    I feel so sad and want cry. This movie is touching for we need to respect animal….Thanks Rinpoche

  31. Hre Lian Hmung, Kechara Oasis Jaya One- kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    I am so sad. I am so . kind for old man and cow. Thanks Rinpoche

  32. 周东转 Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    很感动。这种事在家乡也时常看到。谢谢

  33. Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    Well, for me if i am in the situation of the old man i will feel great, because even he will die at his age, he knows that the carabao (cow) that his own will treat good.

  34. 许香玲-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    这个故事可以说见怪不怪。这样的事情太多了。在我们家乡一大把。因为有时家里的牛卖给了人家,他也自己会跑来家。它好像人一样,因为不管走到哪里总感觉那里才是我的家。但,这段故事的确看了有些感动。感恩,谢谢。

  35. 罗金美-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    万物皆有灵性。尤其是家畜。相处久了就会产生感情。就像家人一样, 面对分离总会难以割舍。感同身受,心有戚戚焉!所以现在的我,已经不吃牛肉了。是为家人祈福消灾。

  36. Davin on Mar 10, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    It is amazing to see such a relationship between the farmer and his cow. The bond between them for 23 years is incredible and very touching. The cow even stopped eating when she did not get to see her owner for a few days. Animals do have feelings so never abuse them. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this touching story.

  37. James, Albana, Jonlal Biak-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    I like the old man because he is kind in taking care animal’s between human and animals history. May God bless those who taking care animals.

  38. Josephine-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    I salute the old man for being hospitable with this animals, because instead he makes money with the carabao (cow), he gives the animal to other people to take care with it.

  39. yang xin ru-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:52 pm

    我们的国家也有这样的故事。我的家也经历过这样的事。我很感动同样的故事。感恩谢谢

  40. Ah Hour-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    在我们家这样的故事经常发生,比这样感动的还有很多,所以看了没什么感想,因为看太多了。感恩分享。

  41. Mai-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    Thank you for sharing such a wonderful story. Well, for me i salute the old man for being hospitable and kind to taking care this carabao (cow) because he treat the carabao as like his own family. I am so touching also with the animals because he/she have a human feelings…

  42. Han Mui Foong-Kechara Oasis Viva, Kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    发送给你是满怀关心,你接收到的是真心祝福。感恩分享老牛

  43. Lai Kun Fua-Kechara Oasis Viva, Kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    很感动! 也有点意外,没想过人跟动物也能有这么深厚的感情。

  44. Leong Chee Wing-Kechara Oasis Viva, Kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    感动和伤心。 我发自良心感受说不出来。

  45. Chef Au-Kechara Oasis Viva, Kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    情是求至心,不是口来至心,你才会流泪。感恩分享

  46. Chan Kam Mun-Kechara Oasis Viva, Kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    感受到难过而想流泪,伤心。要好好珍惜身边的牛。所以以后我不吃牛。 谢谢

  47. Ah Xian-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    世界万物是有灵性,在一起久了就会有感情,我现也感同身受。感恩。谢谢

  48. MeiQing-Kechara Oasis Viva, front on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    他养的20多年, 就好像当自己的亲人看。可是他看到自己的年纪没办法就送去安养院。这个故事很感动,很值得给我分享。 谢谢

  49. XiaoFen Kechara Oasis-Kitchen on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    天下人人都有心, 像这位阿公一样那该多好啊!可以把牛当成自己的女儿一样照顾,因为这只牛已经跟阿公二十多年了。阿公看了这只牛动了心,也帮阿公种了不少的钱币和稻田,要把牛送走阿公还不舍得呢。人人都能像这位阿公那该多好啊!我看这位阿公和这只牛以后,我也是很感动,因为我本身都没有吃牛肉。没想到今天我还能看到人和牛那么恩爱的样子,看了我的心又感动眼泪都想流下来,我没有后悔我没有吃牛肉,可以说是放了一条生命一样了。 谢谢

  50. William on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:18 am

    It is not often that we see such a close bond between a human and an animal. However, this relationship is very heartwarming because the uncle treats the bull as one with his family, who has helped him toil his land for more than two decades. It is not just a mere animal who is used to work on the land to gain profits.

    The videos also shows that animals does have a mind who can feel love and can appreciate the people around them. They express their love through their actions. Just like dogs who will protect their owner from harm, this bull does not want to leave his owner even though her life is hard work.

    This is the first time I hear of a retirement home for bulls. This is really good idea and should be adopted throughout many countries. Uncle is really kind and caring as he cares for the remaining years of his beloved “daughter”. How many of can do so and will do so?

  51. Leonard Chia on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    Even animal have this quality which some of our man kind is yet to acquire. Sad.

  52. Yee Mun on Mar 6, 2013 at 12:15 am

    这故事打动我们,使我们认识到动物是人最忠实的伙伴之一。动物比人类单纯的多. 只要你对他好,它将会对你忠心, 决不会在你老了, 没钱了或丑了而离你而去. 动物是人类最好的朋友, 有相当亲密的关系. 我们必须要与动物好好的相处。不要伤害它们.善待动物,就是善待自己.

  53. Grace Leu ( KHJB ) on Mar 3, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    Thank you very much for Rinpoche sharing such touching true love story.Even though Uncle Liang love the Niu Niu so much, he really let go to let Niu Niu can be good take care at retirement house.Niu Niu is so loyal to Uncle Liang until no willing to eat nor drink, their true relationship really touching me.luckily Taiwan have such wonderful retirement home, otherwise when the animals are old, most of them maybe being send to slaughter house or abandon by their owner.May more and more people can like uncle Liang, really love the animals and respect them as part of family.

  54. Alan Chan ( KHJB ) on Mar 3, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    The farmer and niu niu has development the good relationship about the 23 years like the father and daughter , this is really a very touching story after watched the video , the old farmer really cares niu niu otherwise the niu niu won’t stopped to eating when she did not get to see his owner for a few days , when she met his owner then she ate a lot of grass. this really amazing ! Thank you Rinpoche sharing !

  55. Janice So on Mar 2, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Thank You, Rinpoche to share this wonderful and touching video for us. Before i watched it, i never thought there has a strong bond between cow and human besides dogs and cats. The animals don’t know to speak our human language but they do understand our language. I’m so happy to know that the farmer treat the cow as his own daughter. Not many people will treat their animals as part of their family member….some people really treat animals as ‘animals’…human as ‘human’…i felt very sad to animals when i saw this thing happen….
    I hope this video will spread all around the world…so that will make more people ‘wake up’ and more appreciate to the animals.

  56. Leu Chong Hin on Mar 2, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    The farmer really shown us his love and care to the waterbuffalo that lived together past over 20 years. Althought human and animal can’t communicate through any language but it made no reason for us stop shown our love and care to them.
    Thanks our Guru sharing this story.

  57. Wan Wai Meng on Mar 2, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    A very touching tale about how animals can develop a lasting bond with us humans. I am one breath away from descending into a life as an animal. So if we don’t treat animals right
    How many animals have the luxury to retire in a home like this. I do appreciate the old farmer to have the foresight to put the buffalo into a retirement. Would be great if there are retirement homes for all the animals who have rendered service to live out their golden years.

    • Wan Wai Meng on Mar 2, 2013 at 7:03 pm

      So if we don’t treat animals right… how will we bear it when we ourselves become animals, wouldn’t it be great to leave a legacy of non harming. So even if we do become an animal we will not be under the threat of being slaughtered?

  58. So Kin Hoe on Mar 2, 2013 at 6:14 pm

    Thank you very much Rinpoche for advising us to watch these wonderful videos. It is a very touching true story about the old farmer’s (Ah Gung) compassion and care for his buffalo, especially on the day Ah Gung sent her away to a new place. I can truly feel Ah Gung’s sadness during that day until the 5th day when Ah Gung visited his buffalo because she did not eat and drink since the day she left from Ah Gung. Ah Gung, i pray for your long life and stay healthy with a great compassion heart.

  59. […] So touching you will cry! […]

  60. Eric Lee KHJB on Mar 2, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    爱,是没有办法用语言来表达,它只能通过你用心的感受它。就像仁波切每次所说的动机,当你的动机是爱的时候,即使是动物都能感受得到,因为感觉是骗不了人的,从以上的视频,我们就能深深的体会到动机的重要性。

  61. yenpin on Feb 27, 2013 at 1:21 am

    人类忠诚的朋友不止是狗而以,牛牛对老公公感情也很忠诚.

    老公公和牛牛相处23年,他把牛牛像女儿般照顾得无微不至。

    牛牛对老公公忠诚,感情不比人逊色,爱是无分你,我或是畜牲。

    当我们对动物真心付出的爱,它们也感受的这份爱。

    生命很重要,尊重生命!每一餐素食都有意义。。。。。。

  62. Carmen K. on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    It is truly beautiful to see the bond between man and animal. True love transcends labels and perceptions, and can be felt by all beings; human, animals, the seen and unseen. Indeed, love is universal, as it stems from kindness, care, respect and generosity.

    Loving an animal is very pure and compassionate, for you know that the love is real. The love has no agenda. All animals deserve to be loved, because just like us, they have a right to be here and co-existing with us.

    What was highlighted as I read this article too, was the attachment one can have, which stems from love. Because you love something so much, one can develop immense attachment to the object. And vice versa, because you are so attached to the object, you “fall in love” with the object for it means that you cannot, or find it very difficult to, part with the object. This could in turn create more suffering to the mind.

  63. Low ksjb on Feb 24, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing.Indeed this is a very touching true story of a kind person who have developed a strong bond with his cow.He must have treated his cow well in order for it to respond back in the same manner.He really appreciate the assistance of his cow in order for him to earn his livelihood through farming.We hope more farmers would do the same, instead of selling away those cow that had out leave their use or sickly.
    To train and nurture an animal is not easy, but if we are mindful and patient when we are doing it,a strong bond will developed.For some a life time.

  64. uncle eddie on Feb 21, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    From the moment of birth, every living being wants love, happiness and not suffering. The need for love lies at the very foundation of every being’s existence, resulting from the profound interdepedence we have with one another. If left alone, we will not survive. However independent, when one is sick, very young or old, one must depend on support of others. Interdepence, is of course, a fundamental law of nature, even animals do understand that! Same is with true compassion, which is not just an emotional response but a firm commitment. Such attitude towards one another does not change even in cases of anger, disappointment or any negative behaviour. Therefore, the key to a happier and more successful World is the growth of compassion – and the need for everyone of us to develop our good human qualities, as what His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has once said.

  65. lucy yap on Feb 21, 2013 at 1:15 am

    Animals are loving and sympathetic too.They are lovely creatures.Just like humans,animals are capable of emotional expression.This video is very heart touching,the compassion and love is apparent between animal and human.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing ,this one made me cry.

  66. edward ooi on Feb 19, 2013 at 9:20 pm

    This story is very touching! It is so sad that the old farmer must sent his cow to retirement home for cows. He said that he treated the cow like his own daughter and the reason that him and his cow’s bond is so strong is because they have being together for 23years. I hope that they will meet each other more often.

  67. Leann Lim on Feb 19, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    谢谢仁波切分享这感人的故事。 这人牛情缘真的很催泪, 老公公的情操让人感动,他把牛牛照顾得无微不至,甚至真的像女儿般帮牛牛安排好未来~~在‘人界’里,我们被灌输‘畜牲’是不懂人性,没感情的…但一次又一次的事实证明,它们不止懂人性,还很忠心,念恩,它们也是需要被爱的~~也谢谢Abby所分享的人猪情谊,也让那个猪农从此弃荤持素!!真是可喜!!大爱,不分国界,也不分六界吧~~

    尊敬生命,也尊敬我们自己!!

  68. June Tang (KHJB) on Feb 19, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this very very touching story.
    It brought tears to my eyes when see Mr Liang crying sent Niu Niu away and finding out she didn’t eat for few days !! The love between both of them really touching me into deep of my heart.Animals do not deserve to be killed and eaten,they have feelings,need love and care too!! We must stop eating meat so that animals will be save from slaughtered,the best way to go is become Vegetarian !!

  69. Lim (KH JB) on Feb 18, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing such touching article and video.

    Every sentient beings has their right to live and they also got feeling, we should learn more and practice more Dharma to generate more compassion for them.

  70. HelenaC on Feb 18, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    Thank you very much for sharing this touching story, it really made me tears! Even animals are compassionate! We should be ashamed to eat them!

  71. AdelineTan on Feb 18, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    This is definitely a very touching true story, it brought tears to my eyes. The man and the buffalo have developed such a beautiful relationship like father and daughter after spending more than 20 years together helping each other.The buffalo worked for the man and the man took care of the buffalo.Animals have feelings too,they can be so grateful to the owner who has helped them, just like in this case till death do we part.

  72. Karen Chong on Feb 18, 2013 at 11:18 am

    天啊!这视频让我泪流不止。这视频虽不是什么新闻头条,但它带出的讯息却是非常震撼人心的(如果你是爱动物的)。 当另一边厢的人正在鼓吹“吃肉万岁”,这些人觉得动物是低下层的,它们的存在就是让高高在上的人类饱餐一顿,吃肉是男子汉的象征。(请看这篇关于西方感恩节关于食肉的报道 :http://www.nbcnews.com/id/49920136/ns/health/t/why-real-men-eat-meat-it-makes-them-feel-manly/#.USGZF1pp5LY)而另一边厢我们看到这主人与牛牛情深意重的真实故事,不尽让人感慨动物的命运总是被我们主宰着。如果我们人类能够站在同一阵线上,齐齐鼓吹爱护动物,杜绝虐待动物。 这世界就多一分关爱与和平。迈向绿色和平更近一步。

  73. Adrian Cho on Feb 18, 2013 at 10:20 am

    This video story really so touching me and show the caring of animal.
    This old man really so kindness and with sincerely fully heart to take care of this cow.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this story.

    • sarah yap on Feb 18, 2013 at 4:53 pm

      Dear Adrian,

      Yes it certainly is very touching to see such a close bond between the cow and the man… it shows how well he has taken care of the cow throughout the years they were together.

      May everyone be inspired to be vegetarian when they watch this video… cows, chickens, etc… all animals have feelings and have the capacity to love. May we never intentionally or unintentionally hurt them in anyway.

  74. tenzin llhamo on Feb 17, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for such a lovely and heartwarming story. Such an unique and interesting relationship! Grandpa love her so much and they can understand each other’s love. I was surprised to know they have a retirement home for animals! It is such a good idea! The animals can stay and have someone take care of them.
    It was sad to see grandpa crying and heartbroken when he sent her away and when he went to visit her after finding out she didn’t eat for 5 days. Animals are really intelligent and that is why we must be kind to them and not eat them!

  75. DR on Feb 17, 2013 at 9:43 am

    Love is a universal languange. You only need to feel it, regardless of which language it is spoken. NiuNiu had the good fortune to be cared for by the farmer with so much love as anyone would for their only child.

    I cannot imagine the horror if NiuNiu would be slaughtered and end up on dinner table. The pain NiuNiu and the farmer will experience. NiuNiu is just an example. Extend this to every farmer, every cow, every pet owner, every animal… everyone of them could have been another NiuNiu and another of that old farmer. Imagine the pain…

    Be a vegetarian, this life and all future lives!

  76. Jessica Yap on Feb 17, 2013 at 2:23 am

    I am still crying as I type this.. NiuNiu is so cute. I teared the most when GongGong was explaining to the interviewer about why is he sending NiuNiu to the retirement home. So compassionate of GongGong to make sure that NiuNiu will be taken care of in future when he is no longer around.

    Animals are such intelligent creatures with human like personalities. All the more reason we should not consume them. They’re just like us humans. The only difference between us and the animals is that we can express ourselves. Come to think about it, actually us humans behaves more like an animal.

    Be compassionate, Go Green, Go Vegetarian..

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche!

  77. Jean Ai on Feb 16, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    Whoever says God put animals on earth for people to eat, perhaps they ought to watch this video. If God put animals on earth for people to eat, why did God give these animals the same capacity as humans to love and be loyal? And why did God give us the free will to decide whether or not to eat animals? If we have free will, and the animals are there, maybe the animals are there to tempt us…so should we fall into temptation which is supposedly sin, and eat meat?

    From all angles, Buddhist, Christian, humanist, or otherwise, I can never see a reason to eat meat. When you eat meat and you rejoice in its taste, it is the same as rejoicing in being the cause of death for a living being. The karma for that…ick.

    • Cliff on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:00 am

      Its really interesting how you argue that “why did god give these animals the capacity as humans to love and be loyal?”, i never really thought about it that way and I have to agree to it. I will remember to use this argument when I with friends who continue to eat meat.

  78. henry ooi on Feb 16, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    After sharing a relationship of over 20 odd years, it is not easy for a person to part with another loved one, be it human or animal. It is evident that the relationship between this man and his companion is a closely bonded one as he did not treat his cow as a means for his work but as a family.

  79. pavara on Feb 16, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    This post shows that all animals have feelings. Like when he gave the cow to the retirement home the cow would not eat for for several days till he saw the owner. This shows the connection between the owner and the cow is very strong. So we should not eat meat because they have feelings also.
    Thank you for sharing this post Rinpoche.

  80. Milly on Feb 16, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    All animals have feelings. The difference between them and humans is that they cannot express their feelings verbally but only through their facial expressions and bodily actions. We can also sense the energy or aura from them. The bond between uncle Liang and Nyu Nyu is very strong through their long relationship together. It is very good to have “retirement” home for animals in their old age. We need to have compassion and gratitude and not discard another being when they are old and of no use to us anymore.

  81. Felix Kong on Feb 16, 2013 at 1:12 am

    This cow already accompany old man more than 20 years , He was treat it like his daughter . When old man had sent it to other people , it felt moody , sad and stop eating .Why ? Animals also have mind and feeling , we just don’t understand only .

    Please stop to abuse animals and eat meat. We can reduce the number of animals to be kill by we start vegetarian .

  82. Sheryl KH (JB) on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    Simple yet very touching videos. These videos convey to us so so much messages, about being kind to animals and appreciation.

    I have heard of people saying that cows have strong spiritual inclination towards humans, which may be one of the reasons why usually buddhists do not kill cows for meats.

    Still, these videos amazes me in the sense that Niu-Niu would decline to leave his home and reject to eat for a few days after arriving at his new home. Beneath these obvious movements, his brain is functioning just like humans, he thinks and feels sad.

    On the other hand, I am happy to see the old farmer would do so much for his cow, putting his cow and his benefits in front of himself. I guess, in this highly commercialised society, not many will think and act like this old farmer.

    It will be nice if Niu-Niu can continue to live with the farmer until the last days, because being separated from the loved ones can really be very torturing.

    I wish the best for the farmer and Niu-Niu. I wish something can be done so that they can continue to stay together.

  83. li kheng on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    çWow, this is an extremely touching love story between 2 sentient beings. Unlike many love stories of today that are actually romances, the relationship between “niu niu” and Grand Uncle Liang is real love that is reflected in action and result. For 23 years, these two beings nurtured a relationship based on the act of giving and receiving from each other; i believe that this is the basis from which the care they have for each other grew.

    I also agree with Martin about the “karmic” link they have with each other. It is very beautiful to meet with a loved one from our past life and continue this relationship. However, I thought to myself, what if someone I love today comes back as “niu niu” (or any rebirth in the 3 lower realm)? This is why Rinpoche always teach us to work sincerely in the Dharma and dedicate our merits to our loved ones’ good rebirth.

    In a recent teaching, i learn that it is a very lucky thing that we get to meet and learn from a Rinpoche as such opportunities are rarer and gems in these degenarate age. The opportunity to serve the Dharma under Rinpoche’s close guidance is an even rarer opportunity. Therefore, those of us who have the good fortune to come across Rinpoche’s teachings can consider ourselves extremely lucky.

    It is probably our merits from the past that created the cause for us to meet with Rinpoche and pure Dharma. However, it is what we do now that will determine if we continue to be close to the Dharma and have the Dharma protect our loved ones.

    Conclusion, be kind to animals as they are just like us. Do all we can for the Dharma and our Guru so that we will always have the good fortune to be blessed and protected by the Dharma.

  84. Lucas Roth on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    Love is so touching and goes a long way. this is so touching and i nearly cried, this is how a single life should be treated. the fact that this man treats this cow like a person is amazing and touching. every animal should be treated like this, and not being slaughtered. thank you Rinpoche for sharing this touching story.

  85. Julien Roth on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    This is so touching. I could actually cry now because it is such a touching story. Its so sad that this mad could not take care of this cow anymore and had to let it go. So touching, that this man has so much love for a cow. And i think that most people would not love a cow as much as this man did.

    This is how everyone should treat cows, with lots of love and compassion. And the number one way to help them and show them our love is to stop eating them and all the other animals that are being killed for their meat. Please, everyone can help by being vegetarian.

  86. Louise Lee on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    爱应该是纯洁的。 不分你我!

    我们爱动物, 它们是会感受到的! 动物可以比人与人的关系来的更加真诚!

    谢谢, 仁波切与我们分享着一个感人的短篇。

  87. Li Kim on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Absolutely that the signs of love know no language barrier. Despite being mandarin-impaired I can still experience the bond and affection between the cow and the owner. It is sad that you don even see this kind of closeness among some family.

    I find it completely awesome that such a bond can be created between an animal and human. This only proves to me that there is distinction when it comes to care, love and kindness. Also that the cow, representing animal-kind, has feelings , thoughts and affection.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this touching story.

  88. Irene Lim on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you for sharing this story. It surely touches me to the inner most of my heart. I shall share this with all my family members and friends.

  89. Lim Han Nee on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    The love that this farmer has for his cow is most endearing and, to me, most poignant.

    This is love from the heart for a being who cannot reciprocate its love in expressive ways. This is so rare. The famrer worries for his cow, and arranges for her to be sent to a ‘retirement’ home, as he is getting old and may not be around to look after her for long.

    Then , when she suffers from missing him, he goes to the ‘home’ and then only upon seeing him does the cow decide to eat some food. So, we may say the cow is behaving like a ‘human’. But aren’t we forgetting that all animals have feelings like this cow. If we love them like this farmer,won’t they respond like this cow?

  90. Andrew Boon on Feb 15, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    Remarkable how love/care/compassion can indeed transcend our own limited and sometimes deluded perceptions of how such emotions should be directed and to whom.

    This story clearly illustrates this very bond, a bond that all sentient beings should have and therefore cultivate because we can. Do not let the coldness and delusions win!

    My journey to becoming a vegetarian has been a fairly gradual one. However I do have to admit I was never an avid meat eater. In fact, I actually detested red meats in any form. I found chicken more palatable, whatever that means now! From there I moved on to being a pescetarian, a vegan and a raw foodist.

    I have toned that down somewhat and am proudly vegetarian now. Why proudly, well… since joining Kechara, I learnt that being vegetarian was not merely a healthy choice but also a conscientious one. It all made sense with regards to how we should live.

    It is the least we can do if we want to even practice a tiny bit of compassion… it is all in the action! Action after all speaks louder than words!

    Hence this beautiful story of a man and his buffalo truly strikes a core because if only we all had this care and compassion for each other and all sentient beings, samsara would be a very different place… and all it stems from is really from what Rinpoche has repeatedly emphasized which is thinking less of ourselves and focusing out!

  91. choi sheem on Feb 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    This is such a touching story on the relationship between two living beings of different species. The owner loves his buffalo so much he is making arrangements to make sure his beloved buffalo will be taken care of when he is not around anymore. The buffalo sense the love of her owner that she refuses to leave him. Sometimes, even human beings with a supposed higher level of intelligence would not show their love and gratitude to their parents who have lovingly brought them up. There are much lessons to be learned from this short story. Certainly makes me feel so ashamed of the times when I behave badly to all the people who have been nice and benefit me so much.

  92. jennifer on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the videos and story of the farmer and his cow with us.

    It is totally heart wrenching !!! I’m just blubbering all over the place now as i write. The bond between man and animal is so strong and so close that just watching him say goodbye to his beloved NiuNiu just makes me cry.

    It’s this love the farmer has for his ‘daughter’ that makes me wonder how some people can be so heartless to just give up their pets when the pet is old or sick, just throwing these animals on the streets or dumping them to an animal rescue centre and not even casting a last look.

    What a good and kind man this farmer is !!! It is also nice to know that in Taiwan they have a retirement home for animals that they can live out their twilight years naturally , free from fear.

    In Malaysia, we will have Kechara Animal Sanctuary most soon , where all the animals will also have a great place to retire too. I can just see it – where cows, dogs, cats, birds, goats, horses, sheep, chickens, ducks, fish, pigs (and perhaps some wild boars, bears and a few tigers or so) all live together happily and harmoniously . How wonderful it is !!!

  93. Han on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    动物的感情不比人逊色 !
    动物是人类的朋友,依赖着人,忠诚于人。从牛牛和阿公的例子表露无遗
    谢谢仁波切的分享。

  94. patsy on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    It is not easy to part from loved ones. The bond of Mr. Liang and Nui Nui is amazing and touching. Through so many years of being together they have a strong bonding. It is very kind of the old man to take such good care and appreciative of the cow who helped him ploughed the fields all these years. The cow was not mistreated in any way and his loyalty to the old man is amazing. Animals have emotions too and are loyal to their owner if they are treated well.

    Even though it is so heart wrenching to see them apart, yet I am glad that Mr. Liang made the right decision to send Nui Nui to a retirement home to ensure that the cow will not be killed after he passed away.

    Be kind to animals. Never eat or abuse them.

  95. Jace Chong on Feb 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this very touching story.

    No matter human or animals, love does exist. Seeing how much love between this old man and the cow, it’s even more than some family members in our society now.

    We really shouldn’t treat animal as food. Look at this story, how much you love them, they will love you back. Animals are born just like human, we are all citizen of the earth.

    I wish both the old man family and the cow have the blessing of the Buddha, may they have spiritual growth.

  96. Wah Ying on Feb 15, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    This story seems simple but touching, you can’t hold your tears watching the video. My son Jing said is so good Rinpoche shares with many this story. Thank you Rinpoche. I will share the story with others as well.

  97. Tat Ming on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:52 am

    This real life story clearly shows that animals have feelings just like humans. If humans show love, kindness and care to the animals, they will reciprocate with the same. We can learn to live in harmony with the animals. The farmer and his cow is proof of this!

    Realising this, shouldn’t we humans stop slaughtering the animals for their meat? Vegetarianism is the way to go. To continue to kill animals for their meat is to create the causes to be killed. There are many other severe repercussions from killing animals. Humans who kill directly or indirectly will suffer tremendously in the future! Karma is real! Why be ignorant when you can avoid the repercussions of killing?

  98. joey wong on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:29 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I find the relationship between this uncle and his bull very touching as it is very uncommon for pure love to develop between a human and an animal in a way where they are mother and child. It is incredible to see such a bond…and every animal has the potential to form such a bond with with people and people eat these animals. This story also shows that there is not much difference between humans and animals except for their external form, both are the same inside and both are capable of the same emotions inside…so why eat animals and treat them worse than humans?

  99. Jutika Lam on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    This story about the 23 year bond between a farmer and a cow is so touching and even as I type this comment there are still a bit of tears brimming out.

    Though I did not understand the videos at all, just watching the pictures in the video was enough to make me tear up.

    It is touching how a cow had stuck through thick and thin to his master for 20 over years and now when it is time for the cow to got to a retirement home it was very hard for them to part thus causing the cow not to eat for a few days.

    I realized that even though the farmer wanted to take care of his cow for a longer period, he put his cow’s future in front for it not to be lonely when he passes on, so when sending the cow to a retirement home even if he the farmer passes away the cow would still have people to take care of the cow.

    I am really glad that there is actually a retirement home for animals so that even though the animals are old they would pass on peacfully in the retirement home.

    I also have 3 reasons why to be happy for this cow and the farmer.

    I am happy to know that through this 20 over years this cow was not killed for its meat or whatsoever.

    I am also happy to know that when this cow is in a retirement home it would not hurt, killed or abused.

    May this cow pass on peacefully and may he be reborn as a human so that he can study and be close to the Dharma.

    May the farmer also have a good rebirth so that he can be reborn as a human so that he too can be close to the Dharma as well as study the Dharma. I also hope that in their next life they would meet and recognize each other once again.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this very very touching story!

    Love
    Jutika

  100. Valentina Suhendra on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:25 am

    I wish people will respect all lives no matter what form they take. Who knows that the distant between humans and what they eat is only a breath away.

    Many customs have been made to justify the killing of beings. Many justifications and reasonings have been made to satisfy human taste palates. I think these customs and justifications are made to justify, boost people pride, and to create an illusory feel good factor that they are actually doing the right thing by killing and eating other beings.

    This is what I truly think…

    Valentina

    • tsemtulku on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:27 am

      Valentina,
      I hope you can open a animal sanctuary or be involved with it in the future. It would benefit so many and you also. TR

      • Valentina Suhendra on Feb 16, 2013 at 3:15 pm

        Thank you Rinpoche. I’ll keep that in mind.

        With folded hands

        Valentina

  101. yeomiawkee on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:42 am

    This touches my heart and I firmly believe any living beings deserved our love, compassion and care!

  102. Albert Ratchaga on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:45 am

    Love is the most beautiful thing we can have in this world, it is not the love from our selfishness, but it is the love that we give for the benefit of others.

    The cow has been with the uncle for more than 20 years, he loves her a lot, and feeling heavy hearted to send her to the retirement home, but due to his old age, he worried that the cow got no one to take care, so no matter how difficult it is, he decided to send her over.

    Who said animal has no feeling? Look at the cow, look at how much she misses her owner and didn’t want to eat until the owner came to see her.

    It is sad to say, animal can teach us a thousand lessons, but we human can only teach them one lesson, that is to kill animal for food. How selfish, isn’t we?

  103. Rajendra on Feb 15, 2013 at 3:20 am

    The video is very hert touching. I understand that from this video Animal also love humen. spesally who take care of them. And the old men is so kind he thought that like some membar of his femily. and we have to care and love animal. thanks

  104. Pastor Yek Yee on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:53 am

    OMB…it is really very touching and make my tears drop video. The 73 years old man with his “cow daughter” who has accompanied him 23 years. Now both of them already old. It is time for retirement. The owner is very kind, do a good arrangement for his “cow daughter” before he passed away and make sure she got good cares.

    The old man seem his “cow daughter” like his kid, and the cow seem the old man as it’s father, how sweet they are:)

  105. beatrix ooi on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:50 am

    Thank You for sharing such a wonderful post Rinpoche. These videos almost made me cry, I can see how close the cow and the uncle is. The old uncle said that he treats his cow as his own daughter, this is really touching. After being sent away from her owner, the cow didn’t wanted to eat for 3 days until the old uncle showed up. What makes me feel sad is what the uncle said in the last video. He said, if I bring her home, and she dies first then it’s alright. But if I’m gonna be the one who dies first, then what about her?? Through these words, I can see that the uncle loves his ‘daughter’ very very much. They have a very unique connection between themselves.
    May the uncle have good health and long life so that he can visit his daughter more often.

  106. Shin on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:39 am

    有些人认为动物们是没有什么情感的,没有像人类那样喜怒哀乐的丰富情绪。但是现在,人们开始改变这种看法了——动物们也拥有丰富的情感,它们也会表现出喜悦、失落、愤怒、恐惧…

    如果大家看了以上文章以及短片后觉得感动的话,那么就应该开始少吃(然后最终不吃)动物, 因为为了我们的食欲而杀害其他有情动物/残杀生命,那我们实在很残忍,跟那些禽兽一样。。。

  107. Martin on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:37 am

    There is such a tangible bond between the elderly man and the cow that you can feel it and I am quite sure it is a bond that surpasses what keep most human relationships together. Although the parting is quite sad I am very glad that the man did the right thing to make sure the cow is well looked after, realizing that she has served him for such a long time. This is a refreshing change after reading about horses that are sent to the slaughter after they have served out their duty as a race horse. I have a new respect for a country whose people can think of caring for animals that have been retired after long service. This is true humanity and respect of every being.

    Beyond what they feel for each other and what they have come to mean to each other, beyond a story of gratitude is an opportunity to contemplate if animals are all that different from us? How is it that an animal can evoke such love from a man unless the man too senses the animal’s love as well. I am sure such a mutual feeling cannot be had between a man and his tractor or ploughing machine. It is a connection between two lives. And if an animal is capable of such emotion then they should be able to feel a full range of human emotions and sensations. If that is the case, imagine the fear and sorrow animals feel as they are being sent to slaughter.

    Perhaps I am a romantic but I cannot help but think that the karmic connection between the man and the cow is so strong that they are likely to “meet” again in the future lives. And this reminds me of the Lamrim teaching that every being has been our mothers before and we should treat them accordingly. Treating animals correctly and with respect is the most basic Dharma practice and if we cannot grasp this simple concept, then we have much to learn and fear.

  108. Lanse on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:36 am

    What a touching real life story. The love between the old man and cow really brought tears to my eyes. I guess after staying with her owner for more than 20 years, the cow could also feel the love of her owner. And this made her felt sad and refused to eat after being sent away to a new home.

    The old man really cared about the cow, the reason why he sent his cow away is he afraid that he might die before the cow does and no one will take care of her. It broke my heart when I see this part.

    I do believe that animals know who genuinely care about them. Many stories have proven that. It also shows that animals do have a feeling just as we do. They can feel the pain too.

    If this is the case, killing an animal is no different than killing a man. We should all stop doing that and become vegetarian now.

  109. abby f on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:31 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this story with us. Mr. Liang (the old man) really treats the cow like his own daughter and wishes the best for her! They have very strong bond to each other. I am so happy to see Mr.Liang don’t treat the cow as the tool to work for him to earn money, but he treats the cow as part of his family and they earn money together! Very beautiful.

    And this video reminds me of another story that happened in Taiwan also! Here’s the link Rinpoche(no English subtitle but I will write down the story at below): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3xhbOqzPV4

    This video is about a pig farmer in Taiwan who feed pigs and will eventually send the pigs to the slaughter house. One day in year 2009, when he was about to send one pig onto a lorry to send it to slaughter house, the pig just stared at him and looked at him into his eyes, this pig farmer felt the sadness in this pig. After he sent the pig away, throughout the whole night, he couldn’t sleep. He woke up at 3am and drove very fast to the slaughter house wishing to take the pig back. He even planned to pay double the price to save the pig back, but when he arrived there, there were only legs of the pig remained. Since then, he became vegetarian and he feeds the pigs in his farm as pet and feeds them with only vegetables. And one of his pig heal from a disease after he fed them vegetarian food.

    Now he doesn’t sell any of his pigs anymore. But people around him keep asking him to sell pigs to earn money. Then he asked back, how would you feel if I take away your children? They(the pigs) are my children, I even help to deliver pig babies.

    • Sharon Saw on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:32 pm

      Oh Abby.. thanks for sharing that story… i am glad the farmer decided to be vegetarian and stop rearing pigs for slaughter. If only more farmers are like that, our world will be a better place. People just want to make money, which is why there are really bad conditions for farms nowadays because farmers usually want to maximise profit, so they inject the animals with antibiotics and steroids to keep them from falling ill and also to make them bigger and they cram as many animals in one place as possible – all for money…What is the price of our soul??

  110. David Lai on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:29 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for a wonderful story of a man and his lifelong companion, a cow. This may sound initially strange to some. But it is not strange in the real world. People and animals can feel too and feelings can be expressed without words. As the saying goes, the language for love is a universal one as even animals can express love and care and also reciprocate love and care.

    Thus, it is very dehumanizing of us to keep objectifying animals like fishes, chickens, sheeps and cows as mere meat for our daily consumption. It makes us less of a human when we do that as we get desensitized and disconnected with the fact that the meat we consume are from animals that has feelings and emotions just like us. They can feel pain too and can be just as scared as we are when we are about to lose our lives as they do each day to feed our stomachs.

    It is wonderful to be constantly exposed to such stories and tales as they open our minds and heart to animals for who they are and not just mere meat objects.

  111. Joy on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:29 am

    Dear Rinpoche… it really did melt my heart to see this big buffalo so sensitive and so gentle and intelligent. She knows she was gonna be sent away from her master or rather daddy so she refuse to leave… poor nyu nyu.

    The old man is so sweet and kind… he has been with nyu nyu for so long, and treat her like his own daughter. How many people who are so called “civilized” would actually think and act in such kindness, love and care for their animals… they usually use and abuse them, but this old man showed us that the bond he has with nyu nyu is like his own keen and vice versa, there is no discrimination really.

    This again reminds me that we are all equals and we are definitely here on this planet together sharing the same space, so animals have every right to live and be happy and we should live harmoniously with them and also protect their rights. They do not have a voice so we should be a voice for them… and the least we can do is to not eat them. Imagine eating your own daughter… would you?

  112. sarahyap on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:27 am

    The bond between this old man and the cow is truly amazing. From the video, you can really see that the man has treated and taken care of her very well for the past 23 years.

    The man truly meant every single word he said, that he treated her like his own daughter. Very little people would put the effort to safe guard an animal’s future especially when they’re gone (as in pass away)… he truly think for her as a father would for his own child.

    It is very interesting to know that there is a retirement home for working cows in Taiwan. Many countries would simply kill the animals when they reach an old age without a second thought! I’m so glad to hear that these old animals have a place to go to when they’re old. We should have more retirement homes like this for working animals so that at least they can have a good life towards the end of their life. In many countries, cows are still used to plow lands and pull carts around. I do not think this is animal cruelty to make the cows work, as long as the cows are treated well, just like this cow in the video.

    What really made this bond meaningful is it shows clearly… the capacity of an animal’s love for the people that took care of them for so long. People are used to see this type of love from domestic animals like dogs, cats etc… but for farm animals… it changes one’s whole perspective of farm animals, being breed only for meat or to produce.

    Never be the cause of an animal’s suffering especially to satisfy our own desires such as eating meat. Animals have feelings too… and this is just one of the few proof that animals have the capability of loving others just like humans.

  113. Pastor Chia on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:26 am

    Thank you rinpoche sharing such touching video. Grandpa treated his cow like his own daughter. They had develop such loving relationship over 20 year. It show many of people must treat the animal well because they also have feeling and emotion. We will never abuse and treat others sentient being down and develop compassion to them.

  114. philyong on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:25 am

    This is indeed very touching!!This old man here is very appreciative of the Niu Niu who has assisted him in farming for the past 20 over years. They have created a bond so strong, so much so that the man treats his cow like his own daughter.

    As people all around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day today, we should also remember and show our appreciation to all our love ones including our pets. Animals like us human beings have emotions too. They know when a person treats them good or not. This cow, Niu Niu shows a good example of this. As the man treats Niu Niu as his daughter, I am sure Niu Niu treats him as a father as well to the point separation was too hard to bear.

    Animals do have emotions and they too can care and love, we must treat these animals well..and as Rinpoche said, every veggie meal matters!

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this touching story!

  115. Sharon Saw on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:20 am

    Thank you for sharing this touching story. This 23 year relationship between the farmer and the buffalo is incredible. It is amazing to see such loyalty and love between two sentient beings. This reminds me of the story of Hachiko, where the dog waited for 9 years for his owner who had passed away. http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/hachiko-a-lesson-in-eternal-friendship-loyalty.html

    People may think that loyalty between a dog and his owner is understandable but not between other animals. That is why people think that they can eat steak but not their dogs.. but this story shows that any animal can feel loyalty and kinship with a human being. The post Rinpoche recently posted about the elephants who came to pay respects to their human friend is yet another story of loyalty and gratitude http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/touching-grateful-elephants.html

    All animals have feelings and can be loyal. They can develop complex relationships with human beings. The cow even stopped eating because she missed her friend. If an animal can feel and love like this, how could we possibly eat them?

    Everyone should see this story and i hope it will inspire people to stop seeing farm animals as food.

  116. Paris on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:19 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video. It has strengthened my resolve, as ever to remain vegetarian and to think always of how other beings in this same world feel. If my heart can go out to my little beloved rascally dog, then so should it for any other animal, who will be some other being’s most beloved family or friend also.

    First, I think it’s wonderful that there are such retirement homes for animals here so that they can at least have a safe place which will look after them in their old age, instead of having to suffer the fate that most animals have to go through when they’re no longer “useful” to humans. I’m glad to see that there are countries who look out for the physical and emotional welfare of their animals, recognising their rights to kindness and all the basic needs of all beings.

    Secondly, this friendship is one of the most touching i have seen in a long time and I have tremendous respect and appreciation to this man for extending so much care, respect and love to his cow, treating her just the same as if she were his own daughter. There are many people who don’t even treat each other, or their own real children with this much care, so the fact that he would invest so much love into his cow says a great deal about just how much capacity he has to love.

    It’s wonderful too that he sees in his cow not just an animal or something to help him plough the fields, but as a friend, as family, as a fellow being who has the same ability to feel happiness, friendship, love, sadness as he does. If we could all only do this, the way we each identify with our pet dogs, cats, hamsters etc, we would realise that every animal in the world has this very same ability to feel as we do. The next step is to realise that when we eat meat, wear a fur coat, go to a circus or do anything which involve the life, pain and suffering of an animal, it isn’t just about this slight and temporal ‘enjoyment’ anymore. It about how much sadness, fear, anxiety and pain we cause in another being who essentially isn’t very different at all from any of us.

  117. Jim Yeh on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:19 am

    Ever since I’ve started listening to Rinpoche’s teachings. I’ve not touched meat for the last 3 weeks and I hope to keep this up forever.

    • tsemtulku on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:59 am

      Dear Jim Yeh,

      I am so glad to see you here and I am glad you have given up meat for the last three weeks. You can continue as it’s in your hands.

      Please go to my ANIMAL/VEGETARIAN category on this blog and see all the videos and write ups I have. The more you understand, the more you will NOT want to eat meat. I have many videos, write ups and information you should study slowly in this category. Take your time. The more you understand, the more your mind will not want to harm animals in any manner directly or indirectly.

      Also I have a RECIPE category also in which you can study great variety of foods available AND WE DON’T NEED MEAT.

      I use to eat meat too (guilty), but I stopped because I became aware. Now I advocate against harm to animals. You can please join me to do this tirelessly also. Animals suffer because so many are ignorant. We can’t rescue all, but we should try as much as we can. BY SPREADING THE WORD, WE CAN LESSEN IGNORANCE AND SAVE ANIMAL LIVES.

      Be compassionate and real please. Horses, cows, elephants are huge and strong animals with long lives and they eat no meat. We are not them, but our bodies can sustain without meat.

      Much good wishes for you.

      Please contact Jean Ai and I would like to pass you some videos.

      Much good wishes, Tsem Rinpoche

      • Jim Yeh on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:28 am

        Dear Rinpoche,

        I will do as you have instructed. Your teachings have really changed me. I am more compassionate, patient and less bitter now. I have realized how petty and narrow my mind was. I will continue to listen to all your teachings and make as much difference as I can.

        Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

        Jim Yeh

  118. Sean Wang on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:17 am

    This is indeed a very touching story and tears are mildly brimming from my eyelids. This story is so touching. This man really cares for the cow and the cow really cares for the man. This is how life should be. instead of eating the cow, the man loved and cared for it.

    It is very amazing how the cow even stopped eating when she did not get to see his owner for a few days. When she saw the owner again, she ate a lot. This is, once again, solid proof on the existence of a mind within animals.

    With this understanding, people should know that when they eat meat it is like eating humans. Humans have a thinking mind, animals do too. So, why eat the meat?

    It is also amazing how there is a retirement home for cows in this country. This shows that the inhabitants of this country are filled with compassion.

    On a personal level, I would eel the same should I meet a friend and I have to leave them. If I had to leave my doggies or my cats for some reason, I would also worry for them and I would make sure that they had good accommodations within their remaining years.

    I hope for the best for this old man and the cow. I will do some prayers in dedication to them. I wish for their well being and hope that they will have good lives and good future rebirths.

    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing this amazing and touching story. This has really moved me and I will share this with my team at Animal Befrienders Coalition and will post it tomorrow after our weekly meeting. Once again, thank you for moving my heart and sharing this lovely story of loyalty and love.

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  • Sofi
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 07:11 PM
    Wonderful Laos

    Many visitors are attracted to its laid-back lifestyle, enchanting temples, mysterious plains, ethnic mountain villages and beautiful sunsets, especially by the scenery surrounding the Mekong, which explains why the word Lao means “please don’t rush”. If you’re looking for a place that has spirituality, somewhere that is a little different, a country that’s somewhat off the beaten track, Laos is a country that many will not regret visiting.

    Planning to travel? Why not consider Laos: http://bit.ly/2VVgQ5L
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 04:37 PM
    Unlike most children his age, Luiz Antonio wants to eat his vegetables. It’s the other stuff that apparently gives him second thoughts.

    As evidence, YouTube user Flavia Cavalcanti has an adorable video, originally uploaded in Portuguese, of little Luiz struggling to comprehend the origins of his meal. Potato? Easy enough. Rice? Sure. Octopus gnocchi? Fat chance.

    In a recently uploaded version with English subtitles, Luiz dances around the subject a bit, asking simple questions trying to grasp how, exactly, the “legs” of an octopus ended up on his plate; more importantly, he wonders, what happened to the rest of the octopus?

    “Is his head still in the sea?” Luiz asks his mom, who responds, “It’s at the fish market.”

    “The man chopped it?” Luiz asks. His mom then informs him that all animals we eat, even chickens, are chopped up, prompting the sharp realization, “No! Those are animals!”

    “So… when we eat animals they die!” a wide-eyed Luiz acknowledges. “Why do they die? I don’t like that they die. I like that they stay standing up… These animals — you gotta take care of them… and not eat them!”

    After that epiphany, Luiz realizes his mom has been touched by his compassion.

    “Why are you crying?” he asks.

    “I’m not crying,” his mother responds. “I’m just touched by you.”

    “I’m doing something beautiful?” Luiz wonders aloud, prompting his mom to direct him back to the plate, “Eat! No need to eat the octopus, all right?”

    Watch the video at http://bit.ly/32u0q6T
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 03:19 PM
    Wow … the first title published by Kechara Comics in Nepali. That is wonderful now with this Nepali version comic more and more Nepalis people will get to read , understand about Dorje Shugden. Looking at those comic pictures tells us a thousand words even those who could not read it. It’s a good way sharing , as in Malaysia alone there are thousands of Nepalis foreign workers working here.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/karuna-finds-a-way-nepali.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 03:17 PM
    Thank you for sharing this amazing and interesting video about oracles. A rare opportunity where we are given the chance to view those videos. Oracles acts as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought. In Tibet tradition oracles have played, and continue to play, an important part in religion, doctrine, and prophecy. Tibetans rely on oracles for various reasons such as healing of their diseases and on all important occasions. In Tibet, they have the Nechung Oracle and other oracles. The purpose of the oracles is not just to forecast the future but do assist in decision-making and providing intelligence on state matters. I have seen mediums taking trance and it is much different from Tibetans oracles from what I saw from these videos. Hopefully the Tibetan tradition oracles could be preserved , where more will benefit. One such famous oracle is the Panglung oracle where the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden took trance . In fact had helped HH Dalai Lama escaped from the Chinese invasion in Tibet to India back 1959. As advice by the oracle Chushi Gangdruk guerrilla group was formed and had escorted Dalai Lama safely into exile.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/videos/fantastic-oracle-film.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 03:14 PM
    Wow …wonderful Kechara Comic publication now came out with this important history in comic form of how HH Dalai Lama escaped from the Chinese invasion in 1959. The truth should be made known to all. Now coming up with this , more and more people get to know of the truth. It is our Powerful Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden that has saved Dalai Lama. Dorje Shugden who is a fully enlightened Buddha has helped millions and had benefited many which we all cannot denied. During the most difficult moments, Dorje Shugden will help us nor matter what race, religion one practice or pray to.
    Thank you Kechara Comics publication. Well done ….

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-greatest-escape-in-history.html
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 02:06 PM
    There are many types of people out there. But one thing is for sure, we are all not the same. We come from different backgrounds, upbringings and cultures. But it’s confirmed none of us would like pain, experience pain or even think of pain. Who in their right mind would enjoy pain? No one. Pain is something that brings tremendous displeasure especially when it’s physically. Imagine someone cutting you, burning you, decapitating you, skinning you or cooking you while you are still alive? Well this is what we do to others. Imagine their pain.

    There are cultures that due to ecological conditions they have to rely on meat. I don’t agree but I understand. But to kill an animal is very bad, but to do it slowly is really the ultimate in sadism and cruelty. And if it’s for fun or just our taste buds, it’s equally cruel. What type of cruel mind can slowly kill an animal for just the taste buds? I certainly can never do this.

    See this video. Share with others. I stress to share it with others. Don’t say it’s hard to watch. For every piece of meat we have eaten, we owe it to animals to see what they go through to fulfill our taste palates. We owe it to them and their pain.

    This is one of the most disturbing videos I have ever come across. I repeat humbly to share this with others to create awareness. Please social media this all over. Create awareness so this happens less and less. I thank you ahead of time.

    http://bit.ly/2J2tP04
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 02:02 PM
    As the number of poached rhinos are breaking records in both South Africa and Kenya, please keep up your support of the men and women who are dedicating so much of their time, money and – in some cases – putting their very lives at risk for the survival of the African rhinos.

    South Africa has already lost more than 400 rhinos to poachers this year, including 265 in Kruger National Park. Many of the poachers are based across the border in Mozambique; to send a letter of protest to the Mozambique High Commission in South Africa, click on this link: http://e-activist.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1736&ea.campaign.id=21066&ea.tracking.id=fb&en_chan=fb&en_ref=19085575.

    Kenya, too, is experiencing its worst rhino poaching year in decades, with many of its dedicated rhino sanctuaries being targeted. With a much smaller rhino population than South Africa, it is critical that the country’s remaining rhinos are cared for and protected – an expensive undertaking, but one our children and grandchildren will suffer for if we do not succeed.

    In this photograph, taken at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in December last year, a Samburu warrior expresses grief over the discovery of a poached black rhino. Owning a perfect track record until 2009, the conservancy has lost eleven rhinos to poachers since, despite spending millions of dollars on security every year. Now, more than ever, our support is needed.

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  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 01:47 PM
    (CNN) — Packed tight into wire baskets — sometimes 20 or more to a cage — animal rights activists say as many as 200,000 live dogs every year are smuggled from northeast Thailand across the Mekong River destined for restaurants in Vietnam.

    Dehydrated, stressed, some even dying of suffocation on the trip, the dogs are often stacked 1,000 to a truck on a journey that lasts for days.

    “Obviously when you’ve got dogs stacked on top of each other they start biting each other because they are so uncomfortable, any kind of movement then the dog next to the one that’s being crushed is going to bite back,” said Tuan Bendixsen, director of Animals Asia Foundation Vietnam, a Hanoi-based animal welfare group.

    When they arrive in Vietnam, the suffering doesn’t end there. A common belief is that stress and fear releases hormones that improve the taste of the meat, so the dogs are placed in stress cages that restrict their movement.

    Eventually, the dogs are either bludgeoned to death or have their throats cut in front of other dogs who are awaiting the same fate. In some cases, they’ve been known to be skinned alive.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2P7icJr
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 01:43 PM
    The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has just completed a detailed review of more than 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer. Its conclusion is rocking the health world with startling bluntness: Processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption. Consumers should stop buying and eating all processed meat products for the rest of their lives.

    Processed meats include bacon, sausage, hot dogs, sandwich meat, packaged ham, pepperoni, salami and virtually all red meat used in frozen prepared meals. They are usually manufactured with a carcinogenic ingredient known as sodium nitrite. This is used as a color fixer by meat companies to turn packaged meats a bright red color so they look fresh. Unfortunately, sodium nitrite also results in the formation of cancer-causing nitrosamines in the human body. And this leads to a sharp increase in cancer risk for those who eat them.

    Read more to understand the harmfulness of processed meats at http://bit.ly/31pn9jf
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 01:42 PM
    The Greatest Escape in History!

    Located high in the Himalayas, surrounded by cloudy mountain peaks that rendered it inaccessible for centuries, Tibet is a land of magic and mystery filled with stories of lamas and yogis and their mystical feats. Out of all these stories, few have captured the hearts of people around the world more than the true story of how the charismatic spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama escaped the clutches of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and secretly travelled to India in 1959.

    Read and learn more of the Dalai Lama’s great escape from Tibet: http://bit.ly/TR-GreatEscape
  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 12:54 PM
    Tsem Rinpoce never forgets the kindness people have given to him no matter big or small. Anila Thupten Chonyid was very kind to sponsor Tsem Rinpoche when he was in India. The little amount had made a big difference to Rinpoche.

    Without the sponsorship from Anila Thupten Chonyid, it would have been very hard for Rinpoche to continue his study in the monastery. Anila was very generous and her little act had brought so much benefit to so many people because she had enabled a great lama to spread Dharma.

    When we said money had to be well spent, I think money spent to support Dharma work is very well spent. When we give food, we help to solve the problem of the person for the day. When we give Dharma, it will help the person not only this life but in his/her future lives and the Dharma helps to release people from suffering.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/anila-thupten-chonyid-carmen-kichikov.html
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 12:37 AM
    Life isn’t easy on the streets… You’re always hungry, your body is exposed to the harsh outdoor conditions, you’re embarrassed and people can easily take advantage of you.

    John Byrne is a 37 year-old man from Ireland. He has been homeless since age 14 and begs for change alongside his rabbit, Barney and dog, Roxy. Whatever he “earns”, he uses it to buy food for the 3 of them. How kind…

    At the end of last year, John was begging on Dublin’s O’Connell Bridge. An 18 year-old street bully came up to him and snatched Barney out of John’s arms and threw him over the bridge and into River Liffey. River Liffey runs through the center of Dublin and is ice cold during winter. John thought that Barney died due to the impact and water temperature, but when he looked over, he saw Barney swimming in circles. He immediately jumped over the bridge and swam to save his rabbit!

    There’s always a lot of news published about how people would torment animals, abuse them and even intentionally throwing them into the river like in John’s case…

    Read more about John at http://bit.ly/2MufdJb
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 12:20 AM
    If we believe that animals were created by someone for men, it would follow that men were also created for animals since s…ome animals do eat human flesh.

    Animals are said to be conscious only of the present. They live with no concern for the past or future. Likewise, little children seem to have no notion of the future. They also live in the present until their faculties of memory and imagination are developed.

    Men possesses the faculty of reasoning. The gap between man and animal widens only to the extent that man develops his reasoning faculty and acts accordingly. Buddhists accept that animals not only possesses instinctive power but also, to a lesser degree, thinking power.

    In some respects, animals are superior to men. Dogs have a keener sense of hearing; insects have a keener sense of smell; hawks are speedier; eagles can see a greater distance. Undoubtedly, men are wiser; but men have so much to learn from the ants and bees. Much of the animal is still in us. But we also have much more: we have the potential of spiritual development.

    Buddhism cannot accept that animals were created by someone for men; if animals were created for men then it could follow that men were also created for animals since there are some animals which eat human flesh.

    Read more on this interesting article at http://bit.ly/2OZ2QXi
  • nicholas
    Friday, Oct 18. 2019 11:51 PM
    Thousands of Californian hens have escaped being gassed after an anonymous donor provided $50,000 for some of them to be flown across the US on a charter flight to a happy retirement on the east coast.
    The hens, who have reached the end of their egg-laying life, were due to be killed – a common practice in the US.

    But after an approach from the Animal Place sanctuary in northern California, 3,000 of them will enjoy a comfortable retirement instead. Thanks to an unnamed benefactor, 1,150 of them will be flown to New York to be distributed to sanctuaries in the eastern US.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2pBfyAB
  • Sofi
    Friday, Oct 18. 2019 09:01 PM
    Dorje Shugden Shize: A practice for healing and long life

    ‘Shize’ is the Tibetan word for ‘appearing in a peaceful form’. In this case, the peaceful form of Dorje Shugden has one face and two arms. His right hand holds a wealth arrow which is adorned with five-coloured silks and a divination mirror. The divination mirror demonstrates that this form of Dorje Shugden can help you to see into even the distant future; Shize’s practice is very effective in helping us to receive prophecies or develop clairvoyance.

    Read more on how Shize is able to help you: http://bit.ly/ShizeDS

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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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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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
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Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
Fulfill your wishes, overcome your problems and protect yourself from negativities and harm with a Dorje Shugden Puja. All are welcome @ Kechara Penang Study Group, Jacinta
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Fulfill your wishes, overcome your problems and protect yourself from negativities and harm with a Dorje Shugden Puja. All are welcome @ Kechara Penang Study Group, Jacinta
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Photo from Jacinta Goh
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It’s a good opportunity to know so many social heroes in different fields. Everyone is playing their important part in making this world a better place. From environment to animal extinction to hunger problems. We would like to applaud all the Kechara heroes for playing their part exceptionally well. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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It’s a good opportunity to know so many social heroes in different fields. Everyone is playing their important part in making this world a better place. From environment to animal extinction to hunger problems. We would like to applaud all the Kechara heroes for playing their part exceptionally well. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Earth Project October 2019
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Kechara Earth Project October 2019
Animal Liberation- Pastor Han Nee blessed the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
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Animal Liberation- Pastor Han Nee blessed the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
I’m ready to do the rehearsal :) Lin Mun KSDS
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I’m ready to do the rehearsal :) Lin Mun KSDS
Asyley and team busy adjusting the sound system in the technical room. Lin Mun KSDS
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Asyley and team busy adjusting the sound system in the technical room. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback on Graduation - Hubert strong stance. Practicing his wushu performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback on Graduation - Hubert strong stance. Practicing his wushu performance. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback for graduation - Robey practicing her ballet in rehearsal. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback for graduation - Robey practicing her ballet in rehearsal. Lin Mun KSDS
Teaching children to be kind to animals through the virtuous deed of animal liberation held in Kechara House. Alice, KSDS
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Teaching children to be kind to animals through the virtuous deed of animal liberation held in Kechara House. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS learned and experienced the self-defence session. Alice, KSDS.
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The youngest group of KSDS learned and experienced the self-defence session. Alice, KSDS.
Vegetarian meals with sufficient nutrients are provided to the children ~ KSDS Woah Camp. Alice, KSDS
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Vegetarian meals with sufficient nutrients are provided to the children ~ KSDS Woah Camp. Alice, KSDS
Children had fun with the teachers and parents during the game time. Alice, KSDS
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Children had fun with the teachers and parents during the game time. Alice, KSDS
First Pilgrimage cum Camp held in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS.
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First Pilgrimage cum Camp held in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS.
So happy for them to have opportunity to engage in dharma at a very young age. Lin Mun KSDS
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So happy for them to have opportunity to engage in dharma at a very young age. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace and teacher Callista guided the teenage class on a blog article. They enjoyed it. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace and teacher Callista guided the teenage class on a blog article. They enjoyed it. Lin Mun KSDS
Children took a picture with Guru. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children took a picture with Guru. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley and teacher Melinda showed pictures and biography of Rinpoche to students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Melinda showed pictures and biography of Rinpoche to students. Lin Mun KSDS
Children have so much fun during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children have so much fun during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Sunday dharma class has resumed today after a long break. Lin Mun KSDS
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