Things people are doing to save the world

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It is no secret that we humans are slowly killing the planet. We consume too much, recycle too little, create too much waste, and produce way too many carbon emissions. Science and common sense both tell us that unless something drastic is done, we may soon reach a point of no return.

But is it possible to save the planet and enjoy life? There are clever people who think that it is. As global consumption continues to spiral out of control, there exists a group of extraordinary humans who have taken up the mantle to try and save us all. Motivated by the wish to heal our planet, they have applied their brains and creativity to figure out a way we can maintain our quality of life and our daily routines cheaply, easily and without much disruption. Thanks to their efforts, environmental consciousness is now at an all-time high.

In 2014, nearly 4,000 school children from Los Angeles, USA participated in a beach cleanup at Dockweiler State Beach, during the Kids Ocean Day. Not only did they clean up the sand beach, but they also participated in a human-lettered sign on the sand that read "Clean Me Up", to raise awareness about the need to protect our oceans and beaches.

In 2014, nearly 4,000 school children from Los Angeles, USA participated in a beach cleanup at Dockweiler State Beach, during the Kids Ocean Day. Not only did they clean up the sand beach, but they also participated in a human-lettered sign on the sand that read “Clean Me Up”, to raise awareness about the need to protect our oceans and beaches.

These days, every aspect of our lives is scrutinised. Our food is measured not only nutritionally but judged based on its carbon footprint and food miles, while the mantra “Eat local” rings in our ears. Companies are producing an ever-widening range of daily care products that take care of you, and the environment too. Local authorities are implementing recycling schemes; nationally, governments are imposing environmentally-related taxes. And all the while, technology is being invented to help clean up the mess we have made.

So you know how you used to tease your grandmother for saving shopping bags to reuse over and over again? Or how you would give her a little side-eye because she washed out ice-cream containers and biscuit tins to reuse for storing food? Well, it turns out grandma had the right message all along because being green is the new in. Below are just some of the multitude of ways people are trying to help us live healthier, better and more environmentally-friendly lives. In Buddhism, we talk about reducing the harm we cause to others through the three doors: our body, speech and mind. I hope that reading about these initiatives, it will inspire you to think of new and varied ways to live your lives with less harm to the world around you. And can you think of anything else that people around the world are doing to save our planet? Share your ideas and news in the comments section below!

Pastor Jean Ai

 

Drifting float system (sea booms)

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The drifting float system in action

What is better than cleaning up the ocean? The ocean cleaning up itself! This invention was thought up by probably the youngest person on our list – a Dutch teenager, Boyan Slat, was 16 years old when he was holidaying in Greece and came across more plastic than fish while he was diving. Disturbed by what he observed, he became determined to resolve the problem and at the age of 18, he established The Ocean Cleanup, a foundation dedicated to cleaning up debris from the world’s oceans.

Boyan Slat’s idea centres around the creation of a passive system that utilises circulating ocean currents to drive plastic debris into a floatation system. One to two kilometres long, these floatation systems are composed of a floating pipe which traps debris on the surface, as well as a solid screen underneath to catch and concentrate debris not directly on the surface.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/OceanCleanup.mp4

Because the system relies on the ocean currents, it does not require an external energy source to drive rubbish into the boom, nor does it require additional energy to move the floatation devices to areas with the highest concentration of debris. Working off of the ocean current, these U-shaped systems will naturally drift into areas where the world’s ocean currents congregate (known as gyres). This also happens to be the places where plastic naturally accumulates; the booms will concentrate the plastic debris before it can be extracted by support vessels for transportation back to shore, for proper disposal.

 

The Seabin

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The Seabin is a rubbish bin that can be submerged in the water in harbours and marinas to trap debris and rubbish.

The Seabin was invented by two Australian surfers who, as frequent beachgoers, noticed that the beaches and marinas were degenerating. Putting their knowledge of the ocean into good use, they created the Seabin which is a floating rubbish bin that collects rubbish, plastic and oil from the sea.

The device can be dropped at any harbour, port, marina or yacht club and thanks to a land-based pump which creates a flow of water, rubbish and debris are drawn into the bin. The rubbish is collected in a natural fibre catch bag and when it is full, the bag is lifted out of the ocean. The rubbish is then discarded properly, for example by recycling what can be recycled. The emptied Seabin is then returned into the ocean, to continue its cleaning duties.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/SeabinProject.mp4

 

Mr. Trash Wheel

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Officially known as the Inner Harbor Water Wheel, this large machine has been dropped into the Baltimore Harbor (in the USA) where water power and solar power are used to run a water wheel. This, in turns, powers a conveyor belt. Rotating forks that dip into and out of the water pick up the trash and place it onto a conveyor belt, and everything is collected in a dumpster.

Mr. Trash Wheel was invented by John Kellett and since its launch in 2008, its initial design has been improved to incorporate a bigger dumpster and the ability to pick up larger matter. It has also been joined by two more similarly-powered trash wheels in an effort to clean up the harbour.

 

Reusable straws

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Reusable straws come in many shapes, colours and materials. They aim to end the world’s reliance on single-use straws.

If you did not see the 2015 video of a turtle crying and bleeding profusely as a plastic straw is pulled out of its nostril, you must have been one of a very small handful of people. Three years later, in 2018, the turtle video was followed by that of a pilot whale which was found barely alive in a Thai canal. Despite numerous attempts to rescue and nurse the whale back to health, it died. During its autopsy, it was found to have ingested piles of plastic bags and trash. Marine biologists concluded that not only had the whale choked to death but it had also starved, eating up to 8 kilograms (18 pounds) of indigestible, poisonous and nutritionally-void plastic thinking it was jellyfish.

Some of the 80 plastic bags found in the pilot whale's stomach. During the unsuccessful rescue attempts, the whale vomited up five bags before it finally died.

Some of the 80 plastic bags found in the pilot whale’s stomach. During the unsuccessful rescue attempts, the whale vomited up five bags before it finally died.

Videos like these took the Internet by storm and the footage was met with near-universal revulsion for our plastic dependence. Although the videos made for difficult viewing, it is thanks to videos like this that more and more people are giving up single-use plastic items. Shops in Malaysia for example, now charge 20sen (about US$0.05) for a plastic bag, hoping to encourage shoppers to bring their own reusable ones.

In more recent times, there has been a movement to get rid of one of the biggest single-use culprits: plastic straws. Many people are now replacing these with alternatives made from stainless steel, vulcanized rubber, pasta and even the ubiquitous water spinach a.k.a. kang kong! The growing consciousness around the evils of single-use plastic has even motivated big corporations to get in on the action. In 2018, in a widely-celebrated move, Starbucks announced that by 2020, they would no longer be providing plastic straws in any of their outlets globally.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/SeaTurtle.mp4

It truly is a sign of the times for this move would not have been possible just a few years ago, when Starbucks would have been wary about losing customers and upsetting investors. There is a lot of hope that with Starbucks proving it is possible to get rid of straws, that more and more global companies will follow suit. McDonald’s UK, American Airlines and Marriott Hotels have already taken similar steps…Burger King, Subway and Wendy’s, we are lookin’ at you!

 

Compostable crockery and cutlery

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While bamboo crockery and cutlery have been on the market for years, a few innovative products have stood out in more recent times. Nowadays, some very interesting alternative-to-plastic crockery and cutlery are popping up in the stores, making it easier than ever for us to ditch our plastic habit.

About two years ago, news about an innovative Indian company called Bakeys began to make its rounds on the Internet. It featured a man by the name of Narayana Peesapaty who was producing millet forks and spoons in India, to simultaneously combat poor nutrition and plastic pollution.

Every year, 120 billion plastic utensils are discarded in India alone, creating a huge problem in terms of pollution. Peesapaty’s millet cutlery is intended to be a nutritionally-dense replacement for single-use plastic cutlery that is also environmentally-friendly because the user can consume the cutlery once they are done with it. Not only is millet a crop native to India (meaning it will not invade its ecosystem and overtake native plants), but the main advantage of millet is that it is a water-conservative crop compared to, for example, rice which is a water-intensive crop that requires 60 times more water than millet to cultivate. In many areas of India where clean running water is a luxury, this is particularly significant.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/EdibleSpoonBakeys.mp4

Bakeys has also been praised for buying millet crop directly from the farmers, thereby providing them with a more sustainable income, as well as hiring women from lower income groups.

The millet cutlery has been swiftly followed by wheat bran and wheat straw crockery ranging from dinner plates to soup bowls and cups, produced by companies like World Centric, BioTrem and Eco-Products. They have become so common, they can even be found in places like Bentong, the rural town near Kechara Forest Retreat. These wheat plates feel and look just like plastic, but they are durable, compostable and in some cases, even microwaveable. What is more, companies like World Centric are making use of byproduct from wheat production to make these plates. Wheat straw is ordinarily treated as agricultural waste and in some countries, farmers get rid of it by burning, thereby creating further air pollution. By making use of an agricultural byproduct for the plates, it means there is no further significant water consumption required in the production of these plates.

 

Meat-free alternatives

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A range of meat-free alternatives have hit the supermarket shelves in recent years, including the wildly-popular Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat burger.

The last few years has seen a recent boom in this industry. Companies like Impossible Food and Beyond Meat have taken to the laboratories, using science to produce an ever-growing range of tasty meat-free alternatives so that we can eat a more environmentally-friendly diet, but not at the cost of our tastebuds.

The idea is to make meat-free alternatives as delicious, familiar and easily-accessible to consumers as possible. They want to make it easy for people to give up meat because in addition to being cruel to animals, the production of meat has a very negative impact on the environment. It produces industrial runoffs which pollute our waterways, and a comparatively large volume of water is used to produce the crops required to feed the animals. The animals themselves also produce large amounts of methane gas, which adds to the deterioration of our ozone.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/ImpossibleBurger.mp4

Science has also confirmed that meat consumption in excess is harmful to our health, and many doctors in the United States are starting to recommend a vegetarian diet to their patients, having seen the health benefits of going meat-free. So not only does meat harm the environment, and harm the animals, but it also harms the people who consume it. With so many disbenefits to meat consumption, it is no wonder people are beginning to explore meat-free alternatives. Products in Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat have been well-received, garnering positive reviews even from avowed carnivores.

With vegetarianism and veganism growing, the race is on to produce these meat-free alternatives more cheaply and efficiently so that the products can hit the mass market.

 

Beeswax wraps

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The brainchild of Sarah Kaeck, a resident of Vermont, USA, beeswax wraps are intended to be a natural alternative to clingwrap, also known as clingfilm or Saran Wrap, which do not decompose. Instead, they end up in our rivers and oceans, where unsuspecting marine life try to consume it.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/BeeswaxWraps.mp4

The beeswax wraps are all-natural cotton soaked in beeswax and using the heat of your hands, they can be moulded to fit the shape of your containers to provide a tight seal. They have no smell so they will not transfer or soak up food odors and being washable, they are therefore reusable. Given proper care, these beeswax wraps have a lifespan of up to one year. They are popularly used to pack lunches, cheese, fruit…you name it, you can think of it, the beeswax wraps will wrap it!

While the original product, Bee’s Wrap, was invented in Vermont, a whole slew of companies offering similar products have sprung up and these are now easily available on the Internet.

 

Bamboo toothbrushes

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Choose green, choose bamboo!

Biodegradable and basically indistinguishable from regular toothbrushes, bamboo toothbrushes have become a popular alternative and easy way to help the environment. Every day, thousands of plastic toothbrushes are thrown out and they end up in our landfills and in our rivers and lakes, and in the ocean. With bamboo toothbrushes however, this is no longer the case.

Once the toothbrush has outlived its lifespan, the user only needs to yank out the bristles before discarding the toothbrush which, being wood, will naturally decompose. Since dentists recommend that we change our toothbrushes every three months to maintain their effectiveness, these bamboo toothbrushes are an easy solution to the unnecessary trash we create every few months.

 

Castile soap

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The best product is one that has multiple uses, and few are as multifunctional as Castile soap. Castile soap can be used as shampoo, as soap, as face wash, as laundry detergent, as a vegetable wash, as a window cleaner, to wash your pets with. If you can think of something that needs cleaning, Castile soap can clean it!

Traditional Castile soap is made only from vegetable oils, including olive oil, coconut oil or palm oil. It is a favourite amongst the environmentally-conscious not only because it is gentle on the body, but because it is gentle on the environment too. Regular soaps and shampoos are produced from chemicals which, when washed down our showers and drains, end up in waterways and waterbodies, poisoning them. With traditional Castile soap however, which contains only olive oil, lye and distilled water, this environmental impact is dramatically reduced. And because it uses vegetable oils (rather than animal fat), Castile soap is an appropriate choice for vegetarians and vegans.

Traditional Castile soap only contains three ingredients so it can easily be made at home but for the less domestically-inclined, there are commercially-produced soaps available. One of the most popular and readily-available brands out there includes Dr Bronner’s.

 

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  1. sarassitham on Nov 12, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    Thank you for the sharing , it has very informative information. It is necessary to take serious action to prevent environment and save earth, to reuse and recycle. We should correct our mistakes, selfishness towards our environment. Every single action taken is to maintain the originality of the environment, if for our betterment to make live healthy and safe from pollution.

    Though government has formulated various schemes and established laws to prevent and to save the nature environment. Yet it should be still the duty of each individually to protect it for our future generations, as we are the people consuming its benefits.

    It is hard to believe but true that only a little positive movements by everyone may bring a huge change in the declining environment. Glad to read about the inventors ideas to protect the nature and help to save our environment. A good article to be shared with family and friends.

  2. nicholas on Jul 11, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    It’s important to realize that our earth is not in good shape. Due to our action, we are actually hurting it bit by bit, day by day and look at the population that hurting the earth? We may not have the creativity to invent something but at least we can contribute by following or take part in the way how to help the earth such as reduce electricity usage, using a reusable straw, tote bags and etc. Remember we only have one earth and if it’s sick it is our responsibility and we can’t find other earth to replace at least at this moment.

  3. Pastor Chia on Apr 3, 2019 at 9:23 am

    A simple way to appriciate our earth is to protect the nature and save our envoirament. Having conscious and care around envoirament will help to save the earth. Keep yourself aware thing can harm to nature try to avoid it to use from our daily life. Be a part of this , vegetarian is the step to avoid creating harm to animals. Let us save our earth and living peace in our world.

  4. Julia Tan on Apr 3, 2019 at 8:29 am

    Very interesting and inspiring article. Well, how many of you participated in saving the earth. Many talk about it but they even fail to put in little effort to just manage their own behaviour of simply recycling what they have used. Recycling can be simple and easy and can also be fun. Everyone of us just need to put in a little effort in our daily life to do it. Whether you are at home, in the office, vacation, public area etc. You can even join others to do it together. What’s most important is how you want to put in effort to reinforce it with consistency. This is a way of disciplining your life. Stop doing things that will harm the earth. You start from yourself, everyday without missed, you will soon influence other people around you to do the same. We work together to save the world.

    Government or authorise should set rules and reinforce it. But unfortunately, they are simply too busy with other things. STOP BEING SELFISH. The world is not just for you but our many generations to come. If you love your children and your grand children, they too have the right to enjoy what you are enjoying today. The future will be a dark one if we still not do something about it.

    https://www.facebook.com/1339965909481783/posts/1642750622536642?sfns=mo

  5. June Kang on Apr 3, 2019 at 7:34 am

    The simple way you can help to save the environment is start by “you” and with consistent and commitment. Change started is always by me start to change and when everyone do that, change happened. Yes ! YOU- can help protect this planet. The best education for this is we start by set a example in our family ,our working place and friends.
    Thank you for sharing this article.

  6. Justin on Apr 3, 2019 at 7:25 am

    We as earthlings must get our act together to stop producing even more harm to our only home, the earth before it goes on to deteriorate even more and becoming too late to be saved. We often see sci-fi movies featuring our future earth and its filled with dirt and garbages. In consensus, many of us think it will eventually be like that one day in near future.

  7. Vivian Ong on Apr 3, 2019 at 12:57 am

    Every single person on this planet need to play their role in doing things that does not harm the planet for example eating less meat or become full vegetarian and also to reduce the use of items that are not recycleable. If only one single person do then it will not help the planet but if we come together then this will definitely save the planet and also the living beings.

  8. Andrea Lai on Apr 2, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    These people are marvelous of creating such excellence structures for purpose to safe environment. Hence, they are the people who aware and care for our mother nature. As for ourselves, we can do our part by starting with little changes example by, using recycle items like bags, bottles, educate people and creating consciousness around us. I believe with our little effort of changing will circulate others to follow. As long as there is consistency on the work, it will turn into habits.

  9. Pastor Henry Ooi on Apr 2, 2019 at 11:17 pm

    We are to be blamed for contributing to pollution in general. I think it would be better for us to ask ourselves what we are doing that is adding on to the pollution issue instead of just talking about what others should or should not do. We need re-education and re-habituation to overcome our laziness and to put in the effort to make our world a better place to live in, not only just for humans but also for other living species with form.

  10. pammie yap on Apr 2, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    A big thank you to the people who are helping the environment. Even if we start small, there will definitely be changes we can make for a better future. We can always stop using straws or plastic bags. These two are most used in our everyday life. We can use metal straw and recyclable bags instead. Let us start today and think for our future generations. They deserve to have a save environment to live in and we should also start by educating them the importance of recycling.

  11. Datuk May on Apr 2, 2019 at 9:01 pm

    The inventions to clean up the oceans and our environment are inspiring.

    However as an individual, each and every one of us can do a lot in order for the inventions of cleaning up is effective. Cleaning up is only effective if no more plastic trash is being generated.

    Therefore as we find the cleaning up inventions and processes to be inspiring, we as individual should start saying no to plastics. The extremely convenient plastic bags should be the first item we reject and from one item to the next, we can get used to such toxic waste and save the planet. Every one can contribute.

  12. Tek Lee on Apr 2, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    The number of non-disposable rubbish on earth is increasing. Whereas, it doesn’t show any reduce in figure. Non-disposable rubbish like plastics are very harmful to animals, because they can’t figure out whether it is food to eat or not. Some really look like their food, for example plastic bags in the sea, which look like jelly fish.
    Many manufacturer who is aware of this problem, already started to do something to reduce waste and plastics, in order to save the earth. For example, many components in the car are recyclable. Kitchen utilities, dining cutlery, even some other things that we use daily, are recyclable. Of course, the cost of recycling at the moment are quite high, mainly is because there are not many people using it. Only if, more and more people started using recycled utilities, more demand in the market, and more supplies, then the price will automatically reduce.
    Even some small small actions we do daily helps to save the earth. For example what Kechara Soup Kitchen is doing now, to collect surplus food from hyper market, then to channel to the families or whoever who need it. Help to reduce food wastage, it helps to reduce resources on earth. Hopefully more and more people aware of the little thing they do daily, for example keeping all the aluminium and plastic cans after they finish drinking, send to recycle centre to recycle, it helps to save the earth too.

  13. Joy Kam on Jan 3, 2019 at 11:54 am

    Animals show love for humans! Cow, lions, apes, dogs, bears, parrots and more can all be very affectionate and show surprising emotions when it comes to expressing their love for people. An emotional animals hugging humans video.
    https://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1546455946.mp4


  14. Wai Meng Wan on Nov 2, 2018 at 6:17 am

    We live within the environment, we have to really take care of our surroundings and the air we breathe. Animals, also are affected by how the environment is affected, the more animals become extinct, the higher the risk there is to the survival of the human species.

  15. Sofi on Sep 18, 2018 at 7:39 am

    The planet and the animals suffers so much from the effects of human population and “cravings”. To match human consumption, better stronger materials that last longer are being produced and often times, these are the very items that damages the earth. As with the straw, produced to help us enjoy our drinks but see how see how it ended up in the ocean and the poor turtle’s nose. Or those plastic bags, so convenient to use during shopping and yet found their way into the stomach of the whale who suffocated to death. Thank you PJA for this article that shares how modern science can also work towards nature friendly living with vegetarian/vegan food choices, conscientious choices of disposable items and also those cool equipments for cleaning up those garbage polluting the water. May more people be inspired to move towards caring for our environment through our daily choices and actions.

  16. Stella Cheang on Sep 17, 2018 at 9:53 am

    Everyday we see video and pictures on social media about how marine lives suffer from the wastes we human produced and disposed off. It is therefore uplifting to read what humans are doing to help reduce the damages done. Saving the world is saving ourselves. And I think we should do our part too. As plastic wastes are the main culprit in damaging the ocean and marines lives, we can create more awareness on it; and ourselves – reduce, reuse and recycle plastics. Thank you for this article.

  17. Tsa Tsa Ong on Sep 11, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    Interesting and amazing information to know what those wonderful people are doing to save the world. Its true that humans are slowly killing the planet but if we can do to save it why not. For the future generation to come. We need to create more awareness and do our part starting from home and education.The simplest way is segregating recycle items at home. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this educational article 🙏👍😍

  18. Samfoonheei on Sep 7, 2018 at 2:18 pm

    Amazing information to know what those wonderful people are doing to save the world. Its true that humans are slowly killing the planet but if we can do to save it why not. For the future generation to come. They are using their brains and creativity way doinf their best. Hence whatever we do we got to think further of the harm what is killing us all. Reading this interesting post will inspire us to do more to save the world. Its amazing reading about how the drifting float system and the sea bin works. Thumbs up to those inventors. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this sharing.

  19. cc on Sep 7, 2018 at 11:48 am

    Thank you Pastor for sharing.🙏🙏🙏

    We need to create more awareness and do our part starting from home and education.
    The simplest way is segregating recycle items at home.
    Imagine if all household in the world are doing that , it will be a clean environment to live in.

    Becoming vegetarian is a good choice as there are lots of food are toxic and contain chemicals that harm our body and environment.

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    The 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden

    This is the prayer to Dorje Shugden as composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Dungkar Monastery of Domo Geshe Rinpoche. It is good to recite daily or when in need of help. You can see in the prayer His Holiness enthrones Dorje Shugden as the “supreme collected nature of all Gurus and Protective Deities and requests to grant siddhis” (attainments). Ordinary spirits cannot grant siddhis therefore in this prayer, Dalai Lama recognized Dorje Shugden as a superior being who can grant two types of siddhis. Ordinary and extra-ordinary siddhis. His Holiness surely could not be tricked by a spirit. His Holiness saw Dorje Shugden as a superior being embodying the gurus and Protective Deities who can grant two types of siddhis.

    Read of the 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/14DalaiLamaDSPrayer
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:32 AM
    The Fourth Takpu, Pema Vajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub

    Apart from his visions related to Dorje Shugden, Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub is said to have had numerous other mystical experiences. During a stay at Chubzang he had a vision of the sixty-two deity body mandala of Heruka Cakrasamvara, from whom he received the four initiations (dbang bzhi). He was also able to reveal the location of a sacred cave called Takten (rtag brtan) near Chubzang, which is related to Heruka. During a retreat at the Nyang caves (nyang phug) near Samye Monastery (bsam yas), he had a vision of Padmasambhava, his consorts, and his entourage of disciples. Although this may be interpreted as contradictory to the often perceived sectarian nature of this lineage, Padmasambhava appears to have been held in high regard. Trijang Lobzang Tendzin Gyatso, for example, also bestowed Padmasambhava empowerments and related teachings.

    Read about this great visionary Master who left precious legacies of practices: http://bit.ly/TakpuPemaVajra
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:35 PM
    Happy to see so many people attended this Dorje Shugden puja in Malacca Chapel . May more people know about Dorje Shugden Chapel to receive his blessings.It so happened to be in a historical and peak street of Malacca center point.
    May Dorje Shugden’s practice spread to all direction to benefit many more people in Malacca. As Malacca is a tourist destination for many tourist from all over the world. Thank you very much for sharing this article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/36lnXIA
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:01 PM
    Rob Lowe is a famous actor and celebrity from Hollywood who has starred in such films as St Elmo’s Fire and also the very popular hit TV series The West Wing. Recently he and his sons did a series called The Lowe Files which is something like an X Files series. The family investigates strange happenings, occurrences, mysterious creatures, supernatural lore, unsolved mysteries and the like. Between the three of them, Rob Lowe has previously said that they have varying levels of skepticism. While Rob Lowe is more ready to believe in supernatural phenomenon, his sons profess to be more grounded and skeptical than their father.

    But with a show that focuses on such topics, of course it was only a matter of time that they covered Bigfoot. I was pleasantly surprised to see this episode because not many people, especially famous people, want to be associated with this genre of investigation. Let’s be honest – society thinks that people who investigate things like poltergeists and Bigfoot are generally regarded as a little different and quirky. So for someone who is famous to openly investigate, talk about and be interested in Bigfoot, is good for the field of investigation which is known as cryptozoology.

    Read more about Rob Lowe Face-To-Face with Bigfoot
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 02:02 PM
    Even though John Lennon has passed away but his songs continue to bring positivity in people’s life. Famous people are very influential to the public, some choose to use their fame to give people a positive influence, such as John Lennon. What we want, we have to fight for it and do something to make it happens. If we want peace, we have to start with ourselves, we can’t expect it from other people.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/how-i-got-into-john-lennon.html
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:50 PM
    Scores of tap water samples from more than a dozen nations were analysed by scientists for an investigation by Orb Media, who shared the findings with the Guardian. Overall, 83 per cent of the samples were contaminated with plastic fibres.

    The new analyses indicate the ubiquitous extent of microplastic contamination in the global environment. Previous work has been largely focused on plastic pollution in the oceans, which suggests people are eating microplastics via contaminated seafood.

    Mahon said there were two principal concerns: very small plastic particles and the chemicals or pathogens that microplastics can harbour. “If the fibres are there, it is possible that the nanoparticles are there too that we can’t measure,” she said. “Once they are in the nanometre range they can really penetrate a cell and that means they can penetrate organs, and that would be worrying.

    Read more about Do you know what you are drinking? http://bit.ly/2t2LnnU
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:40 PM
    One of the global fashion powerhouses which is Gucci is going to stop using fur for its fashion in 2018. Not only that but whatever they have remaining which is fur, they will auction off and donate the proceeds to organisations against animal cruelty.

    I was so happy to hear this news! It is good when brands are self-aware and recognise the role they play in providing a demand for these cruel industries. These lead to the suffering of many animals before their painful deaths.

    For such a huge global brand to make this decision must mean there is a demand for cruelty-free fashion, and they know they can remain a viable business even if they don’t offer fur. So it is also good that when consumers apply pressure to other brands, to let them know they will still buy into the clothing even if there is no fur. From the side of the consumer and the side of the producer, both can work together in this way to eradicate fur farms and cruelty to animals.

    Read more about Do you know what Gucci did? at http://bit.ly/38k8FWl
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:33 PM
    Every time we walk into a store and buy something made from leather, we are directly contributing towards the cruelty enacted upon these poor animals. Please everyone, please stop supporting cruelty towards animals, they are sentient living beings too who feel love and pain. Can you imagine yourself being skinned alive? Just the thought of it is painful, but this is what is happening to these animals, they are being skinned alive! And to add salt on wound, their limbs are cut off to prevent them from escaping, and all of these is done without anaesthetic, so you can imagine how painful and traumatic it is for the poor animals.

    Please share this article with as many friends as you can to create awareness towards animal cruelty. Let’s stand up for these animals who cannot express themselves through words. Please always be kind to the animals, please always be kind to ourselves and stop hurting others.

    Read more about Where Does Leather Come From? at http://bit.ly/2PtYmXl
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:28 PM
    Today, life is very different, “a giant leap for mankind” to borrow the words of astronaut Neil Armstrong. Tibetans have much more freedom to develop their abilities and opportunity to use them to their fullest. For example, Jampa Ringzin who certainly has the talent for sports, has had the opportunity to develop his baseball skills and as importantly, has been able to access the job he has now been recruited into, at a world class level. Under the old structure in Tibet, he would not have these similar opportunities or choice. This is really human development.

    Many other Tibetans are very important examples of people who encompass what the New Tibet is today – a place full of potential to live a long, healthy and creative life, to be knowledgeable, and to have access to resources needed for a decent standard of living. And there is better news. Once these ABCs of human development are there, they open up opportunities for progress in other aspects of life.

    We all know that no one can guarantee human happiness, and the choices people make are pretty much their own concern. But the process of human development, at its most basic, should create an environment for people, individually and collectively, to develop to their full potential and to have a reasonable chance of leading productive and creative lives that they value. This, the New Tibet provides. A new Tibet for Tibetans without the failing Central Tibetan Administration (Tibetan refugee governing body) in Dharamsala, North India.

    Read more about Why are these Tibetans successful without the CTA? at http://bit.ly/2lNt4zl
  • Anonymous
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:09 PM
    Thank you, Martin for sharing these incredible accurate explanations of how Rinpoche help each and every single sentient being that he came across. Rinpoche was indeed a bodhisattva with a thousand arms that had the ability to do many things at once and yet precise. Rinpoche also have the ability to handle so many different kinds of neurosis in his students and dissect them down to the core of the problem and then heal it. There is no one in the world that I have met that can do and willing to do such a thing. May Rinpoche take a swift rebirth and come back to us.

    http://bit.ly/2sfWARn
  • Sofi
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:48 PM
    Padmasambhava

    he monk Santaraksita suggests to King Trisong Detsen (khri srong lde brtsan, c. 742-800) that he invite Padmasambhava to assist with the founding of Samye (bsam yas), Tibet’s first Buddhist monastery. On his arrival, the master offers a series of prophecies and tames Tibet’s local spirits who are resisting the introduction of Buddhism. The Testament of Wa also has the master overseeing several irrigation projects in the area around Samye. Such details have led some scholars to suggest that irrigation, and the spirit taming that would have entailed, may have been an area of particular expertise for the master.

    Learn more of Padmasambhava’s great feats: http://bit.ly/PadmasambhavaMaster
  • Sofi
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:31 PM
    Sunrise Dorje Shugden Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat

    This morning, I invited the people who I saw were up and around for a morning sunrise Dorje Shugden wisdom puja. Although the sun had already risen, there was still a lot of mist. We went to the highest point in Kechara Forest Retreat which has very good views and is surrounded by green hills. We first went to the beautiful Manjushri image and made prayers and recited mantras, then circumambulated. Then we proceeded to begin the puja in the grassy area on Manjushri Hill. We had a lovely puja and it was very nice to have the students who were awake and around to join as they are spiritual people. Afterwards we all went to Manjushri fish pond and circumambulated there too.

    Visit here to learn what Rinpoche shared: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/sunrise-dorje-shugden-puja-in-kechara-forest-retreat.html
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:27 PM
    Watching the videos gave us a good explanation and information all about Witches. For the last 400 years witches had misrepresented and suffered prejudice against through history.
    We should not being afraid of them and we must respect them. Witches are not as creepy as we though.Thank you for this good sharing.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/35aaIuo
  • nicholas
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:00 PM
    Loma Gyonma, known as Pita Parnasvari in Sanskrit, is one of the most efficacious healing Buddhas within Tibetan Buddhism. Her name literally means “The Mountain Mendicant Wearing Leaves”. She is also known as “Leafy Clothing Kuan Yin” in some traditions and is considered an emanation of the Buddha Tara. She manifests as a deity that has mastered all the mysteries of the forest and therefore nature, which she taps into to pacify and subjugate all illnesses, their causes, destroys harmful spirits and enriches our lives with good health. Therefore Loma Gyonma is known for her tremendous ability to heal all sorts of diseases.

    As the emanation of Tara, Loma Gyonma is regarded as Lhamo Rithrodma, the 20th Tara as mentioned in the “Praise to the Twenty One Taras”. The praise to Lhamo Rithrodma states that her right eye emits blazing rays of light that burns away all the lords of diseases and epidemics.

    The word “savari” in Sanskrit refers to the ancient Savara tribe who were known to wears skirts made of grass and peacock feathers and hunted with bows and arrows. Due to their culture which was heavily based on nature, they were known to be masters of the healing medicinal properties of herbs and plants.

    Learn more about Loma Gyonma at http://bit.ly/353Ctol
  • nicholas
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 04:53 PM
    Nageshvaraja is also sometimes called Nagaraja. His name literally means ‘Tathagatha King of the Nagas’, known as ‘Luwang Gyalpo’ in Tibetan. He is also one of the 35 Confessional Buddhas as listed within the Mahayana Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps that we prostrate to in order to purify heavy negative actions.

    On October 21, 2017 Kechara had the merits to invite the holy statue of Buddha Nageshvaraja to our land. A group of Kecharians gathered to welcome Nageshvaraja and together they cleaned, washed and polished the statue. Meanwhile, another team prepared the holy items and mantras to be inserted, they packed and sewed everything into yellow cloth bags together with mothballs, incense and potpourri.

    After the statue was sealed, Nageshvaraja was lifted by crane and escorted to the stone pedestal that had been built for the statue. After he had been placed on the pedestal, the group queued to make offerings of candles, khatas (silk scarves) and flower garlands. On behalf of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, offerings of incense and milk were also made.

    Read more about Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyoma arrives to KFR! at http://bit.ly/353Ctol

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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)
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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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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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
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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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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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.
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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
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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
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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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  • Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    5 months ago
    Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    Whales and dolphins playing with each other in the Pacific sea. Nature is truly incredible!
  • Bodha stupa July 2019-
    5 months ago
    Bodha stupa July 2019-
    Rainy period
  • Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
    5 months ago
    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
  • Your Next Meal!
    6 months ago
    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
  • This is Daw
    6 months ago
    This is Daw
    This is what they do to get meat on tables, and to produce belts and jackets. Think twice before your next purchase.
  • Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    6 months ago
    Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    Look at the poor baby chasing after the mother. Why do we do that to them? It's time to seriously think about our choices in life and how they affect others. Be kind. Don't break up families.
  • They do this every day!
    6 months ago
    They do this every day!
    This is how they are being treated every day of their lives. Please do something to stop the brutality. Listen to their cries for help!
  • What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    6 months ago
    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    The largest undercover dairy investigation of all time. See what they found out at Fair Oaks Farm.
  • She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
    6 months ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
    7 months ago
    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
  • Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
    8 months ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    8 months ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • 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
    8 months ago
    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
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • 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.
    8 months ago
    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.
  • 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.
    8 months ago
    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.
  • Beautiful
    9 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    10 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    11 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    11 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    11 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    11 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    12 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    12 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    12 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
    2 yearss ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    2 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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