This is something painful to know

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How many times have you tried to break a long-standing ‘negative’ habit but failed? How difficult is it to get rid of just one negative quality within ourselves, after years of habituation? It is definitely difficult to change our habits, though not impossible… so it is for this reason that we must instill good and beneficial habits in our children from a young age… and one of these good habits is to be kind to all animals. 

I came across this very short but meaningful write up from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) website which I want everyone to read. Did you know that just one simple act of not teaching our children to fish can make a whole lot of difference to our children’s lives, both health and spiritually? Not to mention that it saves hundreds of thousands of fishes from falling victim to cruelty. Do read the article… being a parent is not just about giving our children a nice place to live, nice food, nice gadgets and putting them in the best schools, but it is (more importantly) about how we shape them to be wonderful people that can benefit the community.

I thank PETA for this article which I hope more will read and go to their website to know more of their good works.

Tsem Rinpoche 

 Please never hurt animals. Let them be happy and free.


 

Reasons Not to Teach Your Child to Fish

Ready for some parent-child bonding time? Whatever you do, don’t break out the rod and reel. Below, we discuss why teaching your son or daughter to fish can be as bad for him or her as it is for the fish.

 

Fish Isn’t a Health Food, Especially for Kids

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Fish are commonly contaminated with toxins such as mercury. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) says that mercury acts as a neurotoxin, interfering with the brain and nervous system. Exposure is extremely hazardous to pregnant women as well as small children because during the first several years of life, a child’s brain is still developing and rapidly absorbing nutrients. The NRDC says that even low doses of mercury may affect a child’s development, delaying walking and talking, shortening attention span, and causing learning disabilities. There are also health risks associated with consuming farmed fish: The Environmental Working Group estimates that 800,000 people in the U.S. face an excess lifetime cancer risk from eating farmed salmon. Instead of fish, try these faux-fish recipes, which are free from cruelty but filled with flavor.

 

Catch-and-Release Still Causes Suffering

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Hooked fish endure not only physical pain but also terror and exhaustion from fighting to escape. When they’re pulled from the water, they’re no longer able to breathe. Fish’s gills often collapse, and their swim bladders can even rupture because of the sudden change in pressure. Weakened and stressed, they’re more vulnerable to predators after they’ve been thrown back. Read more about the harm of catch-and-release fishing, which even extends beyond our finned friends.

 

Fish Can Feel Pain

Dr. Michael Fox, D.V.M., Ph.D., put it this way:

Even though fish don’t scream [audibly to humans] when they are in pain and anguish, their behavior should be evidence enough of their suffering when they are hooked or netted. They struggle, endeavoring to escape and, by so doing, demonstrate they have a will to survive.

Other studies back up the doc, too.

 

Check Out These Animal-Friendly Activities

Plant a tree or a vegetable garden with your child. Play catch. Go hiking, camping, or canoeing. Build a tree house. Learn to surf or sail. The cruelty-free possibilities are endless.

[Source: http://www.peta.org/living/entertainment/reasons-not-to-teach-your-child-to-fish/]

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  1. nicholas on Oct 7, 2019 at 3:01 pm

    Fishing harm the environment too!

    The Environmental Protection Agency reports that high numbers of recreational boaters are causing damage to lakes, coastal waters, and rivers, including “high toxicity in the water; increased pollutant concentrations in aquatic organisms and sediments; increased erosion rates; increased nutrients, leading to an increase in algae and a decrease in oxygen … and high levels of pathogens.”

    Every year, anglers leave behind a trail of tackle victim that includes millions of birds, turtles, dolphins, and other animals who suffer debilitating injuries after they swallow fishhooks or become entangled in fishing lines. Wildlife rehabilitators say that discarded fishing tackle is one of the greatest threats to aquatic animals.

    Lead sinkers poison wildlife. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported that 30 percent of documented loon deaths were caused by lead poisoning.

  2. Silambarasan on Sep 20, 2019 at 12:39 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. We should not harm any animals just for our entertainment or hobby.

  3. Stella Cheang on Jan 26, 2018 at 10:05 am

    Thank you for this sharing. Just like sport hunting, we should not agree to sport fishing because any form of hunting and fishing, whether for food, sport or worse still, for entertainment is causing great pain to the animals. And by indoctrinating our young generation in these activities, we create confusion in their young and kind minds. The prerequisite for these activities, hunting and fishing, is to have no empathy towards the pain of the animals. If we really care about the mind of the children, let’s imbue them with kindness and compassion.

  4. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Mar 18, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    This is a meaningful article on how not to teach a child such a harming activity like fishing. Awareness must be awakened in a child against any activity that brings harm to another being.

    Don’t teach your child to fish. Even catching and releasing the fish afterwards is still cruel and harmful to the fish. Pain is involved, and afterwards the fish is weakened and becomes more vulnerable to preys and predators .

    Fish as food for children causes them harm. The level of toxins like mercury in fish will interfere with brain development and the nervous system, causing delay in walking or talking, as well as learning disabilities. Farmed fish like salmon, carry the risk of cancer.

    From the side of the fish, there is much pain and suffering. You can see that in the way the fish, when caught , struggles to escape. it wants to live, like us!

    It will be much better for the child to be taught how to plant a tree or grow flowers or vegetables, to go hiking or camping, or build a treehouse! These are ‘cruelty-free’ activities that will help them to develop healthy bodies and minds .

  5. Vivian Ong on Dec 23, 2016 at 12:38 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing article. We should not harm any animals whether they are from the land or the sea. Every animals are considered sentient and they too have feeling and will feel pain. We must always put ourselves in their shoes. If we don’t be tortured like that then we should not do it to the animals. We should give them all the love and care.

    Regards,
    Vivian

  6. Sharon Ong on Jun 4, 2016 at 11:53 pm

    I used to love fishing when I was young and foolish. One day, as I tried to unhook a fish I just caught, I realised that the fish was actually feeling pain and was suffering a lot. I felt utterly bad, of course. Never have I fished again since that day.

    Like all young boys, my sons too wanted to go fishing. Perhaps they think it is such a fun activity or a “macho, boy-man kind of pursuit”. After I told them my story about how I realised that fishing hooks can cause the fishes a great deal of pain, they have not asked to go fishing. They know that all animals do have feelings and can feel pain. Some time back at their school fair, they bought fishes that were on sale. I initially thought that they wanted to keep them but to my surprise, they wanted to release them at the lake near our house. So, we had our little mini animal liberation after blowing some mantras on the fishes. 🙂

    I truly agree with Rinpoche that as parents, we should not only strive to give our kids the best schools, food and comforts in life but also the best spiritual foundation. Otherwise, these little monsters will grow into huge monsters. By that time, it might be too late to do anything.

    Thank you with folded hands.

  7. Pastor Moh Mei on Apr 18, 2016 at 12:18 am

    It is said that we retain long term things we learn when we are young. We also retain more of things we learn by doing them. While children will grow up to become their own self, what we teach them at a young age will inevitably shape and influence the kind of person they grow up to be.

    On the surface, catch-and-release could almost seems like a human and compassionate act because we don’t kill the fish we catch but from another perspective it can seems more cruel. Imagine yourself being hunted. Yes, you will be release after being caught but in the process, the fear, the struggle to escape, the physical exhaustion, the physical injury, the suffocation is all real. Then after the ordeal and trauma, you are released but the experience and aftermath remains. Imagine for some fishes like those bred in “catch-and-release” ponds, this is a repetitive experience. Reminds me of being a slave gladiator in ancient Roman.

    Exposing children to activities that create harm even to animals will not help instill loving compassion in them. Some of us may think it’s a tough world out there I want my children to be tough and be able to survive. Perhaps life is about more than just surviving. Do we want our children to grow up just to make it in this world or do we want them to have a happy, peaceful and beneficial life. Killing and taking lives even those of animals is unnatural. We should teach children to value lives, even animal lives. By valuing all living beings, it may also help us value our own and not take life for granted but living it to the full potential.

  8. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 10, 2016 at 6:37 pm

    Fishes are sentient and feel pain and fear. Do not teach your child to fish.

  9. Li Kheng on Dec 24, 2015 at 9:56 am

    Developing conscious habit does nobody a favor, it is for you and those you love.

    Harnessing negative habits also only create harm because we are telling ourselves something that conflicts with our Nature we are instinctively connected to.

    So, show your children the way to connect to their Nature of being loving, caring, responsible, tenacious by becoming loving individuals that see beyond self through simple and even convenient activities like:

    – plant a tree
    – save an animal
    – walk barefoot on the beach

  10. Chris Chong on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:36 am

    Dear Rinpoche ,

    Thank you for sharing this post. Contrary to the public’s knowledge, fishing is indeed a cruel sport or leisure activity to be engaged in. There are some people who do it for a living, and those who do it for their own amusement. Either way, it is still a cruel thing to do it on a living being.

    Some might say when they fish, they will release the fish back into the water and they think that they are doing something noble and kind. However, that is not the case. Imagine how much pain the fish will have to go through to be dragged out of the water with just a nail in their mouth. Just because the fish cannot scream or whine like other animals do when they are in pain, that doesn’t mean they can’t feel the pain.

    In some countries, there is this dish where the fish is being served while it is still alive. The chef have to scale, gut, clean, cut and fry the fish with hot oil and serve it before the fish stop breathing. You can actually see the fish is still moving when its served. This is just plain barbaric. Imagine the pain the fish had to go through before they die.

    We have to be kind to all beings. We cannot be focusing on saving one animal and turn a blind eye on the other one. This is not true compassion. It is called being clever to select which animal is benefit to us alive and which is not.

    Chris

  11. Julien Roth on Dec 14, 2015 at 1:06 am

    Fishing is an activity that many people think causes less damage to the environment and less suffering. Its sad that many people think this way. Many do not realise that fish feel pain too, and that fish also suffer. The fishing industry is taken very lightly compared to the slaughter houses. When really they are almost the same.

    Sometimes when i tell people im a vegetarian they ask me: But you eat fish right? This is so wrong of them to think. By doing this people are treating fish as even less than land animals. Like fish do not even have feelings. So many think that fish is different, when its really not. In fact, even egg is the same as meat. Or milk for that matter. All substances that we humans consume, which come from animals, causes pain and suffering and is very bad.

    Another thing that upsets me is how people actually use fishing as a somewhat “family bonding activity”. Its so so so wrong that families, or anybody, have to resort to fishing as a source of entertainment, or bonding. We are putting so many lives at stake, just for our selfish needs. Especially during catch and release. Catch and release may seem like a good think because we are not killing the fish, but its really even worse. Thats like getting shot in the arm and left alone. Wouldn’t that be painful? I don’t think we would want to feel that amount of pain. Then why do you put that kind of suffering on other beings?

  12. Lin Mun on Dec 12, 2015 at 5:49 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this article. Below are some of the points I learned:

    1. Do not kill and do not instill fishing interest to our kids. We as adults should show a good example.
    2. We should have compassion to all living being including fish. We should avoid to free them from pain, fear and all shorts of suffering.
    3. We leaving the in the world is inter connected to our environment. We must treat our environment good and not pollute it has the is a cycle and will affect the whole environment chain.
    4. Always be alert of our action and the consequences it will bring. Avoid negative action.
    5. Introduce healthy andpositive activities for our kids. Groom them to love the nature and avoid cruelty

  13. Aldan on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    I feel sorry for the fishys . I will not fish fishes
    I’ve eaten a lot of fishes
    I don’t know how much Mercury I’ve eaten

  14. Vinnie Tan on Nov 11, 2015 at 1:37 am

    I totally agree with what is being said. Fishes do feel pain and they will cry in pain as well, just that we do not here them does not mean that they cannot make any noises. Human hearing is only ranges from 20Hz to 20kHz, meaning that there are still many sounds that we are not able to hear. So why think that fishes are not capable to make cries of help, pain and fear?

    It is true that when fishes get hooked, they already feel the pain, much so that they have to struggle then after that they will experience the kind of climate and pressure changes that stresses so much on them. I used to think that catch and release will be better then killing the fish, however, now i know that even by releasing the fish it does not help as they will have changes on their bodies that will make them more prone to being harmed after that.

    With all that said, we will not be able to help these fishes unless people know since young what is going on and how they are harming the fishes. Or eve educating children so that they will be able to influence their parents so that actions like fishing will no longer be carried out.

  15. Uncle Eddie on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    As said by Dr. Michael Fox, fish like all animals can feel pain too. Yes, torturing and killing them through such barbaric act of fishing them out is certainly abominable and heartless to the highest drgree. In accordance to the description in the blog article, it is heinous, horrified and torturious if not mindless too! As a matter of fact, such cruelty should not be shown to children too, don’t say to teach them how to fish in such an inhumane way. As said in the U.S., it is estimated 800,000 people in U.S. faced an excess lifetime of cancer from eating framed salmon, and that fish isn’t a health food, especially for kids and women. So what’s the purpose of teaching them to fish for such cancer risks!!! Such fish food, especially for kids is said to be conteminated with toxins of mercury which is said to be extremely hazardous to prevent women and children development, delaying walking and learning, thus causing disabilities. This is truly something to know!

  16. Edward Ooi on Oct 28, 2015 at 3:42 am

    I agree with what Dr.Michael Fox has said. It is very true that when you pull the fishes out of the water, they will struggle like crazy and it is really sad to see that. To me, it is almost impossible to ignore the feelings of the fishes suffocating due to lack of oxygen and water.

    I kinda know how it feels like because when I was around the age of 4 or 5, there was a time where my grandmother at that time (Unfortunately, she passed away 10 years ago) brought my sister and I to the swimming to have play, but because we were still very young and did not know how to swim so we only play in the baby pool area. Then when we were splashing water to each other, I accidentally got choked from the water that my sister splashed so I went to sit down on the floor gap that separates the kids pool and adults pool and funnily, I somehow ended up rolling backwards and fell into the adult pool.

    I struggled and try to swim to the top as much as I can, but it was just now working at all. I even remember that my late grandmother rushed over to the pool from the poolside where she was sitting and used her walking stick as something for me to hold on and pull me up, but I was already out of energy, suffocating (I didn’t know that it was such an uneasy and painful feeling to die of suffocation). And Finally, my sister successfully managed to save me out from the pool. I shared with everyone about this story is because I want to tell people that I have gone through suffocation (I wasn’t even close to the death point yet) and it is really painful. So I wish that everyone will acknowledge that fishing might be a fun ‘sport’ for you, but it will never be fun to the fishes which are suffocating.

  17. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Oct 25, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for reminding us to be more mindful as parents in bringing up young children, if we truly love them and care for their future. Thank you for sharing the write-up from the PETA website. Yes, we should raise our children to regard the life of every being as precious, especially when we treasure our own life so much. It is true that life-long habits are usually formed in one’s young growing (formative) years.

    Yes, fishing is a cruel pastime. Not that the fish we eat will contribute to our health and well-being, when the meat carries toxins that endanger the lives of those who eat the meat.We kill the life of a being that wanted to live, as much as we ourselves want to live. Furthermore, it wasn’t a painless death for them.

    Teaching good habits ,like growing plants and vegetables and caring for animals(having pets and maintaining them well), inculcates in our children positive values of love, care (including care for our environment)and kindness.In this way, they will grow up with strong good habits entrenched in them.They will be happier people,and be more at peace with self and others.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:42 PM
    Great teachings and inspirational for us to ponder, thank you Rinpoche. Each words and sentence tell us a thousand words. Great things never come from comfort zones, is the result of hard work and hustle over time that one is successful. We ourselves got to put in action as no one else is going to do it for us. Sometimes later becomes never. We have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better and to transform our mind. It might sound like a lot of work but with determination and hard work nothing is impossible in life.
    Thanks again with folded hands.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:39 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Gyatso the second Dalai Lama. Gendun Gyatso previous Incarnations was Gendun Drub the First Dalai Lama b.1391 – d.1474. He was born an extraordinary child, able to speak in song of his previous life and expressing the wish to return to his monastery, Tashilhunpo. Even before he finished his studies , incredibly he could give teachings and give initiations. He was a renowned scholar and composer of mystical poetry, who travelled widely to extend Gelugpa influence. He was remembered as one who built the monastery Chokhor Gyel Metok Tang and involving an extremely important decision of Lhamo Latso. Lhamo Latso is a sacred lake located in southern Tibet where senior Tibetan monks go for visions to assist in the discovery of reincarnations. It is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations in Tibetan Buddhism as to this day. He left a legacy with many volumes of verse, composition, and practice instructions.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:38 PM
    Master Cheng Yen is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, most known for her work as a teacher and philanthropist. She is the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, a non-governmental organization.
    She is involved in various charitable works such as international disaster relief, environmental protection and preservation, community volunteering, health donations and so forth. She is an extraordinary Buddhist nun who has devoted whole her life to helping others,and was recognized internationally with numerous awards to date. Master Cheng Yen continues this noble path of teaching the Buddha Dharma, skillfully revealing how this ancient wisdom is as relevant today, as ever. And, she is a truly inspirational force when it comes to helping us realize that we should put compassion in action by alleviating the suffering of others. She is also known as Mother Teresa of the East to many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mother-teresa-of-the-east.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:58 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing . FEARLESS is getting back up and fighting for what we want over and over again without giving up. Successful people have no fear of failure they stay open to all possibilities of the outcomes. We embrace change, even change that appears negative by thinking positive. Being fearless is more about who we are, rather than what we do. Fearless people are great, they are full of life, good energy, passion and self-belief. We must try as we never know if we do not try. Keep trying as the success rate is higher than we thought.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:54 PM
    Happiness is not made by what we own, it is what we share and giving generously and sincerely. A simple gift by June Tang tells all. Given sincerely from her heart on her birthday to Rinpoche . It’s all done without money, that’s very true and that’s what I consider true generosity for sure. Giving what she could. She give all and yet she feel as if it costs her nothing. But to Rinpoche its mean a lot of sincerity We seek to give with an open, pure heart, with no attachment to what we are .
    Quoted… no true spiritual life is possible without a generous heart. Generosity allies itself with an inner feeling of abundance—the feeling that we have enough to share.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

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    There is no one that can help us, but us. Methods are given, but whether we grasp, apply and practise it is entirely up to oneself. If we don’t change then there is no point in learning the Dharma.
    A transformed mind is our own best protection. That mind can only come from consistent practice over time.When we see results, we will be encouraged to push ourselves more to practice well.Thank you very much for sharing a good article.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:26 PM
    Wonderful news ……the Chinese government has introduced a plan to encourage and reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, It’s a great move that China has done in the effort to avoid runaway global warming and for health reasons. The climate campaigners has been hoping for it. New dietary guidelines by the Chinese health officials have recommend and advise individuals to limit their meat consumption. As more evidence of chronic diseases such as heart attack, strokes ,hypertension and so forth are related to meat consumption. And for most to maintain a healthy life styles. They also implement dietary guidelines encouraging the general public to consume plenty of cereals, tubers, whole grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits as well. The Chinese government also put up billboards in attempt to reduce meat consumption by highlighting health risks associated with consuming meat. What we eat contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions and every one of us is responsible. People nowadays are reducing their meat consumption and opting for vegan and plant-based protein to improve their health . Hopefully more countries will follow China reducing the meat consumption. In a way more animals could be save in the slaughter house. And for the future generations to come .
    Thank you for this wonderful news .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/look-what-chinas-doing.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:23 PM
    Different parts of the world have each various interesting traditions and customs which individual will celebrate and follow. Religious festivals like Gadhimai festival, which is an animal sacrificial ceremony, and dog meat festival where dogs are slaughtered to celebrate the summer solstice have gathered cultural significance over the centuries. In Gadhimai festival , they believe that animal sacrifices to the Hindu goddess Gadhimai will end evil and bring prosperity. In Spain bulls festival or the Toro de la Vega, bulls are torture and kill. Same goes to the Pero Palo Festival where scared donkey being dragged unwillingly through the packed streets . Drive hunting where dolphins and whales are caught and killed for their meat. All these are some of the hidden cruelty and crime against animals in the world which many are not aware of it and do not want to know. But with social media , more and more got to know about it and are trying to end all these animals cruelty. The Indian officials are cracking down and trying to stop the transportation of animals for this festivals. It is good that the number of animals slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival has dropped sharply over the years. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which happens every year is a gruesome display of the dog meat trade. Chinese officials are doing their best and discouraging people from eating dog meat which is harmful in long term. Recent years there has been a drop in the consumption of dog meat in the China. Many people are aware of the abuses and torture of those poor dogs before been kill as meat. Looking at those pictures in the articles, tells a thousand words of all the suffering of these animals in the moment before death.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Shakila Rajendra for this sharing raising awareness of animals been abuse , torture and so forth.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/crimes-against-animals-the-world-doesnt-want-you-to-know-about.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 03:54 PM
    This is what i like about being Malaysia expose with different religion yet there live harmony in society. It is awesome to read about this former Malaysian lady with a big heart and took actions to feed many .
    She understand the pain and sufferings of the people especially students had gone through without food. She was brought up in away she saw how her parents had the unprivileged and she is following their foot steps. Thank you very much for this touching article.

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    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:35 PM
    For centuries, humans have been gazed at galaxies and peered deep inside atoms for more answers to the space. No one knows for sure what it is up there. Scientist, astronomers and so forth are busy scanning the skies for more discoveries and seeking answers to the mysteries of space. World scientists are doing experiments in an effort to gain insight of it. After years of exploration , they are still looking for more discoveries. Interesting discoveries……..of the dark energy, eagle nebula , galaxy , UFO and more of what is existing beyond our imagination.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/top10-space-mysteries.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:33 PM
    Peter Byrne is an absolute legend , been an icon, in search for Bigfoot, yeti and Sasquatch or abominable snowmen of the Himalaya. He was a real icon questing for the truth about the Yeti or snowmen. Since his much younger years , he was fascinated in the unknown and the mysterious that turned hunting as a hobby. In one of his hunting trip , he came across a tiger suffering that changed his whole life. From that time he stopped the cruel act of killing animals , ending his 16 years of hunting and founded a non-profit organization called the International Wildlife Conservation Society. He has lived a long and dedicated life in the conservations of animals and in the pursuit of searching for Sasquatch, Yeti and so forth. For decades, he search for Bigfoot, Yeti in the Himalayan has become more of a hobby for him. He has written multiple books on Bigfoot and other aspects of his life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post and sharing of those videos.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/7-parts.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 04:45 PM
    This Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain was built in such away that it will deliver healing waters which were energized with natural crystals blessed by High Lamas. Those natural crystals were imbued with the healing energies of Medicine Buddha and Dorje Shugden.
    With the new healing fountain, visitors can bring home the holy healing energy in a bottle. Thank you very much Rinpoche and Kechara for making this Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain available for everyone.

    https://bit.ly/35WE0Mi
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 04:27 PM
    This article really inspired me, every year we live is formative year for us as it affects our future life, so we should really let go those bad influence from our parents. What Rinpoche wrote is so true, most of us are either positive or negative after getting influenced by our parents.

    Dharma will make us face ourselves, acknowledge our weak and negative aspects of character and will then guide us to move forward in a positively transformative direction.Thank you very much for sharing this good article with us.

    https://bit.ly/3a28XCh
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 03:37 PM
    Ratsag Monastery is a popular pilgrimage site located in the Yab Valley in Tolung near to Lhasa, Tibet. Its a beautiful place located with interesting history behind it. It’s the statue of Vajra Yogini that attracted many pilgrims there. This monastery been built to purify the heavy negative karma associated with Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drakpa (1016-1128 CE) by the locals who is well known for introducing the Vajrabhairava-Yamantaka Tantras to Tibet.
    Interesting read of Vajra Yogini scared statues and about the history of the monastery. May the original statue of Vajra Yogini will be returned to Ratsag Monastery one day.
    I did made a trip last May with friends and saw those beautiful scared statues at the monastery. Merely by looking at it is a blessing.
    Thank you Pastor David for this interesting post with the history of the Sacred Vajrayogini Statue been explained.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-sacred-vajrayogini-of-ratsag-monastery.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 03:34 PM
    Shailendra Dynasty was the name of an influential Indonesian dynasty that emerged in 8th-century Java. Shailendras were active influencer of Mahayana Buddhism whose reign signified a cultural renaissance in the region. The glorious Buddhist monuments was then built across the fertile volcanic plain named as Kedu Plain .
    The most incredible of them all was the massive stupa of Borobudur which is a very popular pilgrimage site for locals, tourist and Buddhist practitioners. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wow ….incredible it took more than 50 years to complete this architectural monument . Read and heard about this amazing monuments and all the beautiful stone inscriptions there. I have not been there before but wish to in the near future. Interesting read of all about this historical information on the Shailendra Dynasty.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-shailendra-dynasty-progenitor-of-mahayana-buddhism-in-indonesia.html

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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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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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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.
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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.
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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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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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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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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
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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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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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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.
    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
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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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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
The merits from life liberation are varied and boundless ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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The merits from life liberation are varied and boundless ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
It is essential for us to properly 'Taking Refuge' before we start any event. “Taking refuge” is where one seeks guidance and to turns to the Triple Gem for liberation and salvation from suffering. We hope these birds will be liberated from sufferings soon. ~Jacinta
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It is essential for us to properly 'Taking Refuge' before we start any event. “Taking refuge” is where one seeks guidance and to turns to the Triple Gem for liberation and salvation from suffering. We hope these birds will be liberated from sufferings soon. ~Jacinta
Recitation of Medicine Buddha mantras during Bird Liberation by Kechara Penang Study Group ~Jacinta
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Recitation of Medicine Buddha mantras during Bird Liberation by Kechara Penang Study Group ~Jacinta
Paying homage to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and The Three Jewels by Ms. Leow. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Paying homage to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and The Three Jewels by Ms. Leow. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Lim offered Serkym to Dorje Shugden on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Lim offered Serkym to Dorje Shugden on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Ms. Leow offered lights & incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to the puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Ms. Leow offered lights & incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to the puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG started our 2020 first weekend with Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG started our 2020 first weekend with Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kids camp 2019 - Exciting stack up game. The kids enjoyed it very much. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Exciting stack up game. The kids enjoyed it very much. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Super delicious fried rice and decorated with heart. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Super delicious fried rice and decorated with heart. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Beautiful farm in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Beautiful farm in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Completion of puzzle game. Look at their happy faces. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Completion of puzzle game. Look at their happy faces. Lin Mun KSDS
KISG carried out weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on Tuesday's evening. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG carried out weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on Tuesday's evening. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Long beans from our Kechara Farm 2019 harvested for our community here in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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Long beans from our Kechara Farm 2019 harvested for our community here in Kechara Forest Retreat.
Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. Here are some long beans, four-angled beans, bitter gourds and karelas!
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Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. Here are some long beans, four-angled beans, bitter gourds and karelas!
Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. This is Malabar spinach which is a herbal healer.
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Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. This is Malabar spinach which is a herbal healer.
Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. This is Kangkung or water spinach.
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Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. This is Kangkung or water spinach.
Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. This is Gui Hua Chai
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Bountiful harvest from our Kechara Farm 2019 for our community. This is Gui Hua Chai
Kids camp 2019 - Meditation session for all participants. A great way to calm our mind & stay focus. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Meditation session for all participants. A great way to calm our mind & stay focus. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Who can resist this smiley face fried rice ? Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Who can resist this smiley face fried rice ? Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Participants writing their appreciation message to parents / guardians who sent them to this camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Participants writing their appreciation message to parents / guardians who sent them to this camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Big thanks to the dedicated food team for the delicious food prepared in the 3 days camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids camp 2019 - Big thanks to the dedicated food team for the delicious food prepared in the 3 days camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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