Thank You Ricky Gervais for Spreading the Word

Oct 29, 2016 | Views: 637

Animal cruelty is an ongoing issue which deeply bothers most animal lovers around the world. It is a growing phenomena but most of us prefer not to pay attention to it because it is painful to see yet involves too much effort to change.

Animal lovers can be categorized into two main groups – the first type loves animals but does not get involved in creating awareness against animal cruelty. The other type loves animals AND passionately champions activities that promote awareness against animal cruelty. The latter is what we should do.

I am very happy to see more celebrities using their power of influence to speak up against animal cruelty. I hope this article will inspire more people to practice kindness, to do more for animals as they have no voice of their own, and to transform their lives for the better.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Ricky Gervais Has a Message for People Who Still Wear Fur

As animal lovers, there are many issues that boil our blood when it comes to animal welfare. We can’t believe that there are places around the world that still use bear bile as a form of medicine. We simply can’t wrap our heads around why anyone would prize an ivory trinket over the life of an elephant. And of course, we get enraged when we think of the millions of animals that are killed every single day simply to satiate our appetite for meat and cheese.

When people are passionate about an issue, they usually want to spread as much information and awareness about the topic as possible. They want people to know about the matter from all sorts of different angles and make a knowledgeable opinion about it. After all, someone would be more likely to cut down their meat consumption, for instance, if they knew that not only is meat bad for animals but for the environment and human health, as well, right? Well, as much as we agree with this informed approach, there are alternate ways to raise awareness, nowadays. Some people, especially celebrities, are able to make an impact with just a simple statement. They know that millions of people follow their Twitter or Facebook page, and they use that elevated platform to get to the point quickly and tell people matter-of-factly “you should be caring about this,” or “please don’t do that.”

Ricky Gervais is a big fan of this method of spreading awareness. In fact, just recently he shared a succinct Facebook status that made it pretty simple for people to know where he stands when it comes to wearing real fur.

This method works on a number of levels. It gets to the message quickly and directly: “please don’t buy fur.” It doesn’t overwhelm viewers with a slew of information but instead sticks to the most hard-hitting fact: an animal is kept in a cage for their entire life simply for their fur. And it lets people know how silly it is that someone is buying that jacket just so they can “show off,” when it’s plain to see that this is not something worth bragging about. The fact that you can read the status in a Ricky Gervais accent helps get the message across as well.

By now, most people know how terribly abusive the fur industry is. Animals who are unfortunate enough to end up in this vicious industry are often stolen from the wild, kept in unbearably small cages, and then killed by cruel methods, including gassing and even anal electrocution. And the worst part is, it takes multiple lives to make one garment. Specifically, it takes about 40 rabbits, 70 minks, and up to 100 chinchillas, respectively, to make a fur coat.

While many high-end brands have halted their use of animal fur and skins in response to the public’s disapproval of the practice, there are still companies out there who seem to have no problem continuing with the abuse. Hopefully, as even more awareness spreads and more prominent figures, like Ricky Gervais, stand up in opposition, people will realize that the lives of living, breathing animals are truly not equivalent to the feeling of looking fancy in a fur coat. Thanks for spreading the word, Ricky Gervais!
 
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  2. Yee Yin on Aug 8, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Fame is very good when it is used to do something beneficial. Celebrities are very influential, they have many followers and fans who look up to them. What the celebrities use, eat or believe in will become a trend among their followers, the followers want to do the same.

    Ricky Gervais is a British celebrity who has a lot of followers on his Twitter account. He is an animal lover and he always tweets about animal cruelty to raise awareness. What he says will make an impact for sure. Most importantly, he walks the talk.

    He is very against animal cruelty because he doesn’t think animals should suffer because of our vanity. Instead of using his fame to make more money, he uses his fame to do something good to the society, this is very admirable. If more celebrities can be like him, it will be easier and quicker for a movement to be successful.

  3. Marek on Jan 4, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    what’s your view on wearing leather?

  4. Wan Wai Meng on Dec 19, 2016 at 9:08 pm

    Ricky Gervais is a great English funny man, and I am thankful he has the courage to say it as it is and not worry about any consequences.

  5. Lin Mun on Nov 24, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    Everyone has different influential level. It is especially helpful when celebrities help to create awareness on animal cruelty as they have the ability to influence their follower to do the same.

    Thank you Ricky for your compassionate action.

  6. CindyH on Nov 13, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    Indeed, it is better to be one that loves animals and go the extra mile to promote awareness against animal cruelty. Many people tend to agree that the fur trade is an unnecessary cruelty and mostly for vanity reasons.

    In fact, if the fur trade was entirely eradicated, it is unlikely to have any significant impact to the world at large, save for a handful of those who make their livelihood snatching animals from the wild, stuffing them in unbearably small, likely very unhygienic cages, and then killing them cruelly with inhumane methods. Yet, undeniably there are still those who are very much attached to the elitist appeal of the garments.

    Thus, with more celebrity like Ricky Gervais bluntly painting the real picture and raising awareness, it will definitely serve to dilute the appeal of fur. After all, in the 21st century, celebrities are seen as global icons and even a symbol of power and status with their endorsements or views on things carrying quite significant influence and weight. Hopefully, many more will be inspired to get involved in raising awareness.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this sharing.

  7. Alice Tay on Nov 9, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    There is a possibility when people who hurt animals may eventually direct violence toward humans. As such, we should support and encourage people to practice kindness towards animals and speak out for the animals.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this nice article and hope more people will get inspired and practice kindness to the animals.

  8. Edwin Tan on Nov 8, 2016 at 1:49 am

    Thank you Ricky Gervais.
    Thank you Rinpoche.

    Celebrity who use their influence to promote positive messages are worth applauding for.

    Ricky Gervais instead of showing up at red carpet events with fur to “show-off” his celeb status chooses to create awareness of animal abuse for the fashion industry by spreading it on his social media.

    When more influential personnel talks about such issues with genuine intention, the rest will listen.

    Kudos to Ricky.

  9. Stella Cheang on Nov 5, 2016 at 11:38 pm

    Animal Cruelty is getting the attention it deserves, especially from celebrities who can bring stronger awareness to bigger mass. It is painstakingly sad to see how human had created so much pain and suffering onto animals, therefore we rejoice that some of us are taking steps to rectify and try to undo this wrong. Celebrities have better credibility to

    • Stella Cheang on Nov 5, 2016 at 11:40 pm

      Animal Cruelty is getting the attention it deserves, especially from celebrities who can bring stronger awareness to bigger mass. It is painstakingly sad to see how human had created so much pain and suffering onto animals, therefore we rejoice that some of us are taking steps to rectify and try to undo this wrong. Celebrities have better credibility to serve this end, we hope more of them will voice up for the helpless animals. Thank you Ricky Gervais.

  10. Vivian Ong on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:33 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this article. This article brings awareness to everyone that even celebrity voice out their thoughts about animal cruelty. Hope more and more celebrities will speak up like Ricky Gervais to stop and prevent animal.cruelty.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  11. Valentina Suhendra on Nov 5, 2016 at 12:48 am

    Dear Mr. Gervais

    I appreciate that you are bringing awareness about animal suffering just to make a trinket or in the name of fashion. We need more people like you that promote animal welfare and to say stop to all forms of animal cruelty.

    People have to understand that animals have feeling and can feel pain like all of us and they are weaker and less intelligent than us. Therefore, we should protect them.

    Valentina

  12. Samfoonheei on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:09 pm

    Good news more celebrity are out using their power of influence to speak up about animal cruelty.Ricky Gervais is one example ,he posted on his FB to encourage people not to buy fur.Animals are killed by cruel methods to get the fur for garments mainly for the rich and famous celebrities. Hopefully more prominent figures and celebrities will stop buying fur as garment and help to spread the word,to stop the animals cruelty .To be kind and loving to all sentient beings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this.

  13. Lucy Yap on Nov 3, 2016 at 11:42 am

    There are celebrities who do things for the attention,but there are celebrities who take their money and fame and use it for a good cause and are completely committed to the causes that are important to them. Whether it’s bringing awareness to millions of fans or opening a foundation to collect funds for a good cause, they are more than just famous – they are animal activists.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article on Ricky Gervais, who speaks out for animal rights, animal testing and encourages animal adoption. May more people be aware of this message and end animal cruelty and abuse.

  14. Wylfred Ng on Nov 2, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    谢谢仁波切的分享, 也谢谢Ricky Gervais 为这些受到伤害的动物们在社交媒体上发声。

    现今社会还是很多人为了自己的口腹之欲、虚荣感等等而让很多动物受苦。 一些食物比如鹅肝、熊掌、鱼翅等等都是用非常残忍的方法而得到的食物。 单单只是几口食物、刺激我们味蕾几分钟的时间是多少动物一生的伤害, 值得吗??

    皮草也是一样。 到底是多少动物的生命和皮毛的牺牲让我们在舞会中成为会场的焦点? 让自己的虚荣感建立在无数动物的痛苦上是怎样都不可被原谅的。

    感谢 Ricky Gervais 利用他自己的知名度和影响力在社交媒体上为这些动物发声。 让更多人知道皮草的背后是如何的残忍。

    谢谢

  15. Sarah Yap on Nov 1, 2016 at 10:44 pm

    Great sharing. I love it when celebrities use their fame for a good cause, it tells so much about their personality that’s not just engrossed into themselves but have a capability of thinking more. To me that matters, because how can we just admire someone we only see on the screen without knowing who they really are. When they engage in causes such as these, whether it is caring for animals, orphans etc, it gives us an idea of who they really are. Very nice. Hope to see more celebrities use their fame to inspire and make a difference to the world.

  16. Shelly tai on Nov 1, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    Fur trading is one of the trade that I must said very inhuman, unfortunately despite all these awareness that go around there is still people wearing a this so call expensive fur coat this is something I do not understand especially the rich and famous this is really got to do with their ego mind that anything that is expensive will make me look good i think beside all this awareness that going around the world us good that the local gorverment need to impose a law to find all this illegal hunting on all these innocent animals.

  17. Pavara Lam on Oct 31, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    One form of animal cruelty is the fur trade… The fur trade is possibly one of the worse form of animal cruelty since it involves a large number of different animals. What makes it worse is the fact that the rest of the animal parts that are not useful are thrown into the Rivers or seas. So in turn we are harming ourselves indirectly due to the polluted waterways.

    I really hope that people will stop buying and demanding for any type of animal related products to save the planet and the respective animals.

  18. William Chua on Oct 31, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    A celebrity uses their influence to get the message across. What Ricky is doing is commendable because he is using his fame to do more than to self indulge. He is fighting for animals who can’t speak for themselves and to let the pubic now that it is not ok for animals to be abused and killed for their fur, bile, tusks, skin etc.
    We can support him by just retweeting his tweet.

    There are many alternatives now to replace fur and skin/leather which are made of plant materials. There are leather made from pineapple, fake fur which have the same effect and vitamins/drugs which can replace bear biles. In fact, modern medicine which uses organic and natural ingredients can be far more nutritious.. We are no longer in the stone age where people wear fur to keep them warm.

    It needs a lot of education and people to make a change. We just need to keep on until the war is won, for the animals.

  19. jerry_sito on Oct 31, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    感谢多杰雄登org

    谢谢你把有关于多杰雄登护法的传承与故事集结成书,并且翻译成不同的语言,让不同背景与文化,不同语言与国家的人都能够都懂有关于文殊菩萨的化身,多杰雄登护法的故事与传承。

    藏传佛教非常注重的是传承,所有的仪轨,上师等都是有依据性并被完整的薪火相传地,一代一代的弟子守护着,并延续至今,而透过这本有关于多杰雄登的传承与故事,你将发现,祂是被许多的高僧大德认证成为大护法的,祂是谁,祂是如何来,来自哪里的?都有着非常巨细的说明。

    祈愿多杰雄登,我们这个时代的护法,能够被广泛弘扬起来,以无尽地利益一切有情众生

    谢谢
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  20. Lew on Oct 31, 2016 at 1:23 am

    It is always heard warming to see celebrities use their fame for good cause. In this case of Ricky, he uses his name to put across a message to stop animal cruelty.

    It is really hard to imagine how miserable is the life of the animal when they are locked up in a cage for their entire life, just so that their skin will be stripped of their body to be used as fur for human being. If we don’t want to be in that situation, then we should not make the animal suffer in that way.

    Thank you Ricky for making a strong message!

  21. Justin Cheah on Oct 31, 2016 at 12:39 am

    I am glad more and more celebrity came out to speak up about animal cruelty. When celebrities speak, the impact tend to be there and it reaches out to more people. Thank you Ricky Gervais for highlighting the plight of the poor animals. It is inhumane for people to torture and harm animals out of greed. In this day of world, we have the technology to make synthetic leather/fur for our clothes and don’t have to skin animal alive.

  22. Echeah on Oct 31, 2016 at 12:26 am

    I fully respect and admire celebrities who use their fame and influence in a positive way, giving voice to those that are abused and harmed. They speak up for others instead of being indifferent.

    Thank you Ricky Gervais for being passionate about stopping animal abuse and speaking up.

    I would like also to mention another famous celebrity who is also a strong advocate and activist for animal welfare. He campaigns for the protection of all animals against unnecessary, cruel and degrading treatment; with a particular emphasis on preventing hunting of foxes and the culling of badgers. He is also a staunch supporter of various animal welfare groups and constantly tweets about animal welfare advocacy. He is none other than Dr. Brian May (he’s also an astro-physicist!), lead guitar of my most favourite rock band, Queen.

    What is the point of being famous for the sake of being famous? What in the end does one accomplish? When people who have attained fame and fortune begin to give back to society by way of voice, time and resources then only can we say they are truly accomplished.

  23. Ron Wong on Oct 30, 2016 at 11:44 pm

    Millions of animals are brutally killed around world each year just to satisfy our fancy, may it be food, fashion, sports, entertainment & etc. Unfortunately, while some just choose to ignore, many are unaware of what actually happen in the process & how much suffering the animals have gone through to meet our demand before they are finally killed. Arming with this knowledge & using his popularity & huge fans base, celebrity like Ricky Gervais is surely making a great impact on issue like this by creating awareness & spreading message to the world not to partake in animal cruelty for just a piece of coat. In fact, everyone is responsible to do it because all of us are guilty of being the consumer. This brutally & cruelty towards animals is an ongoing issue that can only be ended when the demand stop.

  24. Han on Oct 30, 2016 at 11:38 pm

    When celebrities talk, people or fans listen and thus raising the awareness.
    celebrities taking a stand against animal abuse or exploitation can have a massive impact and it’s a win – win situation.
    Thank you for sharing this blog post that promotes kindness and compassion towards animals.

  25. Sarah on Oct 30, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    The best way to stop cruelty to animals is to stop eating their meat and buying products that are made from animal parts. We should also check the sources of products that we buy to make sure animal cruelty has not been not involved in their production.

  26. Uncle Eddie on Oct 30, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    Animal cruelty, an on-going issue and one of the growing phenomena in the World; deeply bothers, if not hurting “animal-lovers” in their painful endeavours to see and to hear! Hearfelt gratefulness to Ricky Gervais for spreading the “word to the World”, so as to aspire more powerful celebrities and true lovers to use their hearfelt influences to speak-up against such cruelties against our “fellow-beings!” This lovely world should have more “compassionate, with oceandeep feelings and true love” people like Ricky Gravais to live in! Thank you hearthily once again for your having such a wonderful heart of compassion and care, for highlighting and spreading the word for the poor animals and their sufferings to the whole wide world, Ricky Gravais!

  27. Yee Mun (KISG) on Oct 30, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    The only way to stop fur and skin industry and animal related industry is to stop demanding on its by-product.

    Celebrities play an influencer role. They are a double edged sword, can bring awareness and cut down on the demand or create more demand for the products. 1 word from a celebrities is more powerful than any lay person. At least his die hard fans might follow his action and his pledge.

    Hope that more celebrities will stand out to promote awareness on cruelty of animal related industry and put a stop to the industry.

  28. Joy Kam on Oct 30, 2016 at 1:15 am

    I really admire celebrities who really use their fame, name and voice to voice out for those who need it especially the animals who are voiceless. These celebrities are usually the ones we see have some kind of substance. They last longer, and they really use their good fortune to spread more good in this world. So thank you to Ricky Gervais for being blunt and honest, because what he said on social media was spot on.

    I hope to see more and more celebrities talk about animals rights because they do play a big part in our society due to the media, in shaping our next generation, and these days we are seeing kids as killers, hunters, murderers of puppies… it is truly becoming more and more degenerate as we become more and more advanced in the materials world.

  29. Vinnie Tan on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:51 pm

    Since young, I loved fur. But as I started to grow older and know how these products are being produced, it shows that there is no need to be having things like that at all. By wearing fur, we are skinning another sentient being’s skin in order to make it our accessory.

    When as was younger I did believe that fur products are only the skin of the dead animals. However, thinking further it does not make sense at all. As it is impossible for so many animals to die on a daily basis in order to make the fashion wear that matches our demands. Yes, the skin are taken from the dead animals, but these animals were killed for their skin. And it is not that after they are dead from natural causes that we take their skin.

    I remember the first video that I watched about the fur industry was the video about the fur industry in China. It was then I saw that these animals were only hit to be unconscious before they were being skinned. Even after some of them were skinned, they still had feelings, were alive and could see them blink as they just lie with the other flayed bodies. It was then I knew the kind of harm that we as humans induce on animals in order to be “happy”. Harming so many others in the process of it.

    Synthetic fur is something that is nice and pleasing as well. There can be items that feels like the real thing, yet we do not harm any animals in the process of it. Wearing the skin of animals do not show any form of superiority. It only shows how barbarian we are. Going back to the cave men times when we already have so much advancements in our society. It will be really dumb to do so.

    I really hope that one day, farm houses like this will cease business. To do so, we have to stop purchasing these items. We may think that alone we do not make any difference. Yet, when we stop and educate others as well. They too will stop. From there, with more people stopping their urges of fur. The fur industry will close down.

  30. Pastor Han Nee on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    If we truly care , we will speak up against animal cruelty.There is too much senseless abuse of animals and senseless cruelty towards them. Animals have no voice of their own. So we have to speak up for them.

    Here, in this blogpost , Ricky Gervais speaks up against animal cruelty in no uncertain terms. He also creates and spreads awareness of this very effectively.

    Yes it makes our blood boil just to think that there are people around who insist on having bear bile as their medicine. There are others, who can insanely buy and adorn themselves with trinkets made from ivory for which an elephant has to be killed!.There are of course people who insist on eating meat every day , for which countless animals have to be killed daily, not forgetting crazy people who fancy taking as food animals killed alive for them.

    Here ,as an example of how to use social media to spread awareness about animal cruelty ,Ricky has chosen to speak up against the senseless torture and killing of animals for their fur. To be precise, he says, it takes “about 40 rabbits, 70 minks, and up to 100 chinchillas, respectively, to make a fur coat”. Ricky believes in sending a succinct message. Choosing the right and necessary words are important, he says. Too long a message makes it ineffective. People are overwhelmed by too much information in one message. Keep your message to the most hard-hitting fact.

    But the bottomline is still the fact that Ricky is a prominent person of celebrity status. Hence,he has so many likes and shares. It is great to know, that he truly cares and has a passion to speak up against animal cruelty, and has a powerful voice for it.

    Nonetheless, more and more voices speaking up against animal cruelty and abuse, more and more people being made to see that eating of meat and animal organs or parts,and wearing of animal parts are unnecessary, will surely lead to a steady reduction in animal cruelty and abuse.

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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/niguma-mistress-of-illusion.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 18. 2020 04:20 PM
    I was once a hypocrites before but coming to Dharma I came out from a nut shell and still learning. Positive thinking, rather, is used so that we can learn, grow, and evolve from what we experience in life. When failure is possible, view it as a challenge, as it makes us stronger. Accept whatever comes along , mistakes and try to correct it and move on. Its better to learn our mistakes then not knowing it. I don’t mind to accept mistakes as I learn from it , with a positive mind. Profound teachings indeed.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great teachings. Will read again and again to remind myself.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/49708.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 18. 2020 04:17 PM
    Great teachings …..doing purification practice through Vajrasattva’s practice and prostrations. I have plenty to go , glad to come across this old article which I will try to absolve whatever much I could. Reading it , I realised its indeed a very beneficial and effective practice in purifying our negative karma. Since the MCO I have been doing prostrations I could feel a peace and calmness within my mind.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great teaching which I truly treasured.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/vajrasattva-and-prostrations-transcript.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 17. 2020 01:02 PM
    The Potala Palace is a fortress in the city of Lhasa, in Tibet. It was once a winter imperial palace of the Dalai Lamas but has been a museum since then . This palace is the highest ancient palace in the world, it also once served as a seat of government, and monastery, it’s now a must visit place for Tibet . As the most iconic architecture and top UNESCO world heritage Site in Tibet, at 3750 m . From the Palace one could see the whole area of the Holy Lhasa city. constructed in the 18th century, is a masterpiece of Tibetan art. The beauty of this Palace and the ancient architecture of the buildings integration in a striking landscape, added to their historic and religious interest. Hundred thousands of pilgrims visited this Holy city yearly. I am fortunate to have gone to this Holy sites with my friends. Worth going on a pilgrimage .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/potala.html
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    Saturday, Oct 17. 2020 01:00 PM
    Dungkar Lozang Trinlé a Tibetan historian and Buddhist scholar was one of the most important Tibetan historians of the 20th century. He was recognised as the eighth incarnation of Dungdkar Rinpoche. an expert on traditional poetics and a campaigner for modern Tibetan education and cultural development, a rare polymath among Tibetan scholars of the 20th century. After years of forced labour during the Cultural Revolution, he became a leading advocate of education in the Tibetan language. His legacy lives on till this day in his prodigious array of Tibetan-language historical texts and important commentaries on religious subjects. He was well known, recognized by many and also internationally.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-eighth-dungkar-dungkar-lobzang-trinle.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 16. 2020 01:52 PM
    Panchen Sonam Drakpa the Fifteenth Ganden Tripa, throneholder of Ganden Monastery was a great master, writer, abbot of all monastic universities. His texts form the core curriculum for most Gelugpa monasteries. He was unique, having served as abbot of the three main Gelug monasteries – Ganden, Sera and Drepung. His collected works spans fourteen volumes, constituting the main textbooks which are used till today in the educational curriculum. His works are highly regarded and been relied on by monks to this day in Drepung Loseling and Ganden Shartse Monasteries. He worked for the welfare of others and the Dharma until he entered clear light.
    Interesting read of a GREAT Lama.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/panchen-sonam-drakpa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 16. 2020 01:50 PM
    History is full of unexplained mysteries, and for some reason, we as humans tend to concentrate on the mysterious things more than the undeniable facts. I do enjoyed reading all these mysteries , unexplained and unsolved events. Every one of us might has had weird experiences, things that happen in life. Unexplained phenomena always caught the public eyes imagination. Due to some sort of supernatural connection, it could be strange sightings. Amazing of how Astronaut carving was found on a cathedral that was built 1100 years ago. A picture of a giant mystery river snake wending its way down a tropical river, in Southeast Asia . This I have read about it sometimes ago in papers. A great grandmother’s face seen in the photo of an American girl taken in her cell phone . Well these pictures were unexplained and very mysteries indeed.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/10-global-mysterious-events.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 16. 2020 01:48 PM
    Interesting read ….Sonam Yeshe Wangpo was unmistaken incarnation of Panchen Sonam Drakpa. At such a young tulku (reincarnated lama), he was already giving teachings and inspired those present in the hall. He completed his monastic ordination under many great masters , abbots and so forth. He did travelled tremendously and giving various teachings. Throughout the journey he even composed notable verses of praise of the Dalai Lama along with many ritual liturgies. However, he entered clear light when he was only 37 years old.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/sonam-yeshe-wangpo.html

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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Beautiful
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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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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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
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Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
1 month ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
2 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
2 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
5 months ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
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Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
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Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
7 months ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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