Two things you have to see!!

Oct 15, 2012 | Views: 1,310

Dear friends,

These are two super short but extremely touching videos you must see. It never ceases to amaze me the compassion and care another has for others even if it’s by dogs. Watch and brighten your day. Share with others and friends. Share with kids and let kids know animals should never be abused as they are intelligent and have feelings just like us.

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Two tales of dogs saving dogs

Here are two dogs that deserve to take a bow-wow-wow.

In an amazing video making its way through YouTube, a black Labrador retriever comes to the rescue of his two furry friends who are stranded on a canoe in a swift, swirling river.

The video starts with two dogs whimpering aboard a human-less boat as they drift downstream. The location is unidentified but believed to be somewhere in the U.S.

Barks are exchanged between the dogs on the canoe and the Lab, who is offscreen. Then a man yells, “Go in,” and the Lab jumps quickly in the water.

The Lab, whose breed is comfortable in water, swims directly to the canoe, which appears to be caught on something.

A man calls out to the Lab, named Robbie, encouraging him as he swims upstream to the canoe and grabs the tow rope with his mouth. Towing the canoe, Robbie swims back to shore.

As the canoe approaches the shore, the other two dogs jump off and all three are greeted by cheers and pats from people on the riverbank.

If that touching tale makes you pause in amazement, here’s another feat of canine intuition.

Golden retrievers Baily and Baxter, who are brothers, ran away from their owner, Penny Blackwell of Sandwich, Mass., on Sept. 26, WBZ Boston reports.

The dogs, connected by a double leash, went missing, and a distraught Blackwell put up notices on social media sites asking for help finding her beloved pooches.

After two weeks passed, Blackwell told the television station, “I’d pretty much given up hope that they would come home.”

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Then she received word from someone who had seen her post and had one of her dogs, Baxter.

Amazingly, Baxter’s first concern was Bailey. Blackwell said the returned dog was on a mission.

“Baxter kind of led me off the side through the woods. I had twigs in my eyes and leaves in my hair,” Blackwell said.

Baxter pulled and dragged Blackwell to where Bailey was—tied to the leash, which was wrapped around a bush.

“He was jumping on me and jumping on Baxter because he was so happy to see us,” Blackwell told WBZ Boston. She thinks both dogs were trapped together until Baxter somehow got free.

“Baxter’s a hero for taking me there,” said Blackwell, who noted that the dogs endured cold and rainy nights when they went missing.

Hero dogs Robbie and Baxter each deserve a big blue ribbon—for Best of Show.

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  1. Samfoonheei on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Amazing….watching these two videos ,how a dog saving not only one but two dogs. What he did was amazing, swimming against the strong current . grabing the rope and pulled the boat to the shore .Wonder he was trained to pulled the ropes.
    Golden retrievers Baily and Baxter went missing for two miseable weeks and later found their way home sweet home.
    Two wonderful video will definitely inspired many dogs lovers.
    They are man best friends afterall. They are one of us and never hurt them. Give them care and love.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  2. Vivian Ong on Mar 18, 2017 at 1:17 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. It is amazing how animals like dogs help one another when in times of need and able to bring people to the rescue. Although they cannot talk, they are to lead people to save lives. Really bravo to these dogs.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  3. Edward Ooi on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:58 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I really don’t understand these people. If they don’t want the dogs anymore then they should give it to some of their friends , they must at least have a few friends who love dogs right? Some people hate puppies so much that they would throw them into the river. And that makes me wonder, if they hate dogs so much then how did they manage to get these dogs?

  4. Edern Tan on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:31 pm

    it is really a awesome video to watch but unfortunately the second videos was taken down by youtube so I was unable to watch it, but simply watching the first video I can see the connection between dogs.why cant we humans ave such connection so there would be no killing and other bad stuff…

  5. VInnie Tan on Sep 11, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    These dogs are just unbelievable. The daily heroes that we will least expect. Through the videos we can tell that these little creatures have emotions too, and they do care about the things that happen around them. They care for other beings as well. I do not understand how some people are still able to harm these creatures despite the things that they have done for us.

  6. Andrew Boon on Mar 19, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Watching videos like this reaffirms to me that we are all inherently good (call it True Nature, Buddha Nature, The Self, whatever!), so why do we suppress ourselves, our capabilities, our very essence is beyond me.

    Is samsara that luring and suffering that seductive that we cannot let go off. In the recent days I have seen negative karma rear its ugly head and I do not wish that upon others or myself.

    I do hope these videos will inspire us to be better people… kinder and less focused on ourselves. All the suffering in the world is caused by selfishness in one way or another…

  7. Jutika Lam on Jan 26, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Wow!!! These two videos and stories are just so touching!

    I especially loved the first video where that black Labrador
    who goes in to the the water to rescue two dogs stranded on a human-less canoe. It was a wonder though how it was for a man to just abandon a canoe and just leave his dogs there. Maybe he was just training or maybe it really happened.

    Regarding the second video i was just amazing how when the owner was just about to give up she got a call that one of her dogs was found.
    It is amazing how a dog’s scent and it’s sense of smell can be so powerful and strong to sniff and find his brother which was in the forest.

    It is true that we should not just nature kids to not abuse animals but also adults and young adults as they too abuse animals too especially in Malaysia and other countries.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these heart warming tales of dogs.

    Love
    Jutika

  8. Felix Kong on Dec 20, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    A lot of animals are intelligent,care and love each other .Human so self-fish,have to learn from ” animal” ??? Please stop to eat them ,they have right to choose their own life , think from animal side. Be vegetarian and save more animals .

  9. tenzin llhamo on Dec 4, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Amazing! I will never argue with whomever that says ‘Dog is a man’s best friend’ because it is true! Be it a human or another being, dogs will never hesitate to help. Its like as though they know. Loving, friendly and smart! I really miss having a dog at home.

  10. Sheryl KH (JB) on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    Labrators and retrievers are on top of the list of Dog Intelligence. They are easy to train and extremely helpful and friendly to humans.

    Regardless of dog breed, I always find dogs to be very loyal, especially to their own owners or those who take care of them.

    Some people have even made the comment that it is far better to keep a dog than a human, simply for the loyalty reason. I fully agree with this statement.

  11. Adrian Cho on Nov 1, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    It is very touching video and this dog just like a super hero, to save other dogs 🙂 What a lovely video, that show this dog have much compassion… Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post.

  12. Jessica Yap on Oct 29, 2012 at 6:17 am

    Even animals can show compassion towards another animal, what more us humans. The doggies has shown us the most basic but important example: kindness/altruism. If us as humans, cannot develop kindness and empathize animals,how are we to practice it on fellow humans?

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.

  13. Pastor Yek Yee on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:26 am

    It is an amazing video which I never watched before. If I not watch the video by my own eyes, I won’t believe that is a real story. A dog bravely rescued it’s friends in danger situation. COOL!!!

    I am thinking now I understand why Buddha love all sentient beings because we all same. No matter you are a man or a woman, a pig, a cute doggie, a kitten, all of us like to live in love and care environment which make us feel comfortable. For example the video shoot a dog rescued his friends in the middle of river that showed the dog has care and love naturally.

    I believed that animals have their own language or method to communicate which human don’t understand. But the love and care they showed to their friends was same.

    This is a very good video for us to contemplate:” Shall we see all animals as same as like us?”Because they are actually same with us??? If yes, then I think better stop kill, abused, torture animals! Don’t you think that too? Be vegetarian!!Reduce suffering for others…

  14. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:04 pm

    Amazing and very heart warming from animals, if animals can think of helping other animals then as humans we must do much much better than that. We must help the people around us as well, if we do that then life becomes much more meaningful.

  15. Davin on Oct 24, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    Its very heartwarming video. It really touching when that dog just jump into the stream risking it’s own life to safe fellow dogs. This show that even animal show love and cares. How about we as a human? We should start practicing kindness and compassion.

  16. So Kin Hoe on Oct 22, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful blog and video. Animals can do something which many people cannot do; risking their own lives to save their peer. Let us remove our own ego and take our first step to smile at strangers and help those who are unknown to us. Animal especially dogs are good example for us to learn about compassion. They give us chances to bring out our inner compassion and eventually show us the spiritual path.

  17. Albert Ratchaga on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:46 am

    really inspiring video, this clearly shows how much passion a dog has, as human, we always treat animal as low life, never bother to care about their feeling, because we thought that we are so superior as compare to them, but in fact, the animal is proving us a fool, animal is so loyal, kind and caring, and sad to say, these qualities is hard to find in human in today’s world, most of the people are just thinking about their own benefit and not others.

  18. jennifer on Oct 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the two videos !
    Dogs are the most amazing, wonderful, incredible creatures ! Robbie, Bailey & Baxter are just great examples of loyalty,compassion,fearlessness and courage! Virtues that are nowadays rarely found in man.
    ‘The more i know of man, the more i love dogs !’

  19. Mayy on Oct 21, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Great examples for us to learn from dogs. Many of us as human do not even show or act the kindness and compassion portrayed by the dogs in both the videos especially the first video where the Labrador fearlessly swam to save the dogs on canoe. Many of us would just walk pass or ignore any incidents or situations that may warrant our help. Now the dogs show us the way. Do we care enough to even love ourselves to render help, care and kindness to others irrespective whether they are friends or families to us? Everyone of us has that kindness and love in us. We need to bring out that by starting to care and !love others.

  20. patsy on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    Not only humans can show love and care, even animals can. In the first video, the Lab risked his life to save the two dogs while in the second video, the golden retriever managed to break free and went back to ask for help to rescue his brother. Kudos to such brave dogs who would risks their lives for others. Humans should follow the good examples set by these dogs.

  21. bengkooi on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    See, its not just humans who are capable of doing good, but dogs are too. One of the things that Rinpoche has said to me that has really stuck is “When was the last time you did something for someone without agenda? And when was the last time someone did something for you without agenda?” In the case of the black Lab, it really was just to help a friend in need…

    Thats what we should think about the next time we are about to tuck into a juicy piece of meat…

  22. Mei Fong on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Dogs are very very smart animals. They can think and strategize also. Both of this videos which I thank Rinpoche for sharing had shown so much about how animals can also be compassionate to other animals. Some of the animals might know the other half they are saving, but there are also tonnes of videos out there that show animals saving animals of the other kind as well.

  23. verontung on Oct 17, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    It is always very touching to read and see these videos of doggies. The stories are real, coz doggies ain’t actor. They do not pretend and are really kind and intelligent. Such a good person it is to found the Baxter and inform Penny. There might be chances people will self keep the dog or they could not trace it back to their owner and that will be a very sad scenario. Thanks Rinpoche for the lovely videos~!

  24. Uncle Eddie on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    It is said that dogs do have obsessive observation of humans and the ability to understand human communication; for example, dogs follow human pointing so well that they can understand it. Some animals are like humans and they can communicate their feelings too. Many are more intelligent than humans – and their intelligence and awareness are made clear, as proven in these two cases in this blog. In the event of an earthquake disaster, when it involved with a search and rescue operations,the dogs will be the most effective elements or instrumants which can sniff out the survivors buried under the rubbles faster than any human rescuer. Many human lives have been saved through them. The famous saying that “A dog is the man’s best friend” is a well deserved and most suitable title bestowed on them.

  25. May Ong on Oct 16, 2012 at 8:45 am

    It is very touching to watch these videos. These dogs showed they ae not much different than human and they show feelings although they can speak. Their actions spoke louder than words.
    Excellent sharing!

  26. Gim Lee on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    The 1st story of stranded dogs on the canoe is really amazing, the two dogs were afraid and keep barking, then there is this ‘hero’ dog that swam against the tide to save them. It sounds very much like Disney movie but it is not….

    The 2nd story is equally amazing… These 2 stories showed us that, like us, animals have feelings too, so we should never harm them.

  27. lim tat ming on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    I admire the bravery of the dog that jumped into the river to save his fellow beings at the instruction of his master! It is done completely without hesitation! This rescuer could have drown or being pushed down the river by the rapids. Sometimes we notice that dogs have more compassion than humans when it comes to saving lives. Humans can learn a lot about compassion from the animals …

  28. edward ooi on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    If dogs can save each others lives why can’t we.It shows us that we need to reach out for anyone when they need help and no matter the cost.I think that we should learn from the dogs.

  29. PhillisChin on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    Very touch! I like to watch this kind of video.True story, pretend is always a NO … I always tell people around me that, “Dogs are like human, perhaps, they are better than human sometimes.” It is true, lots of video that can prove that.
    Thank You Rinpoche for the sharing.

  30. Cindy Lee on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    Dogs are very smart,there help people, look after our house.
    Sometimes there are even better then human beings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this with us.

  31. sockwan on Oct 15, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    Animals have feelings too. Remember the Hachiko? Who waited for his master even after the master passed away? Even though they cannot talk but they have emotion too. Don’t abuse them just because they are not one of our kind. Also, we might be reborn or people who we know might have reborn as an animal. We do not want to harm the people we know, do we?

    Amazing dogs, can we do the same to our friends?

  32. Carmen Lin on Oct 15, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Animals has the instinct of selflessness that was rarely could be found in man kind. Animals are straight to the point to save one another. We as a human being are selfish to save another person again with our own intelligent calculative mind. We help if it in returns benefits us in a way. Very rare we can find huge compassion for others in human being, well except for Lord Buddha and H.E Tsem Rinpoche, who loves us all sentient being regardless. We have the chance to be a human and it is not easy, therefore we should practice the Dharma, to be a better and more giving person, and learnt from the Dogs on the above video who showed us what compassion is. We should never let go of the little tiny compassion we have within us. Don’t be blinded with our selfish and calculative mind. Be gentle and generous with the people around us and then extent all out to others. I know we’re not a Buddha to do that, but at least practice and apply into our daily lives. We’re not perfect but at least we are trying to be a good person who doesn’t harm others including animals and sentient beings; be a good person who will give out a helping hand in times of need. Just spread out the love and compassion, the world doesn’t need more suffering than it has been suffered enough. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring post, hopefully this can helps people to realize something.

  33. grace (KHJB) on Oct 15, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    This is really touching to see Lab to rescue the dogs, bravely without any resistant .We should be kind to the animals,love them and do not harm them.

  34. Beatrix Ooi on Oct 15, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    These videos of hero doggies are very touching. But the one touched me the most was the first video. This makes me think, even animals can do that why can’t humans? I’ve been seeing a lot of news about people who are dying on the streets aren’t getting any help or attention from the surroundings. If that’s in the case, humans r nothing compare to dogs. Dogs are very loyalty and caring beings, i think humans should really practise that.Thank You for sharing these videos Rinpoche.

  35. Sean Wang on Oct 15, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    These videos show how even animals can be more kind than most humans. My favourite one was the first one with the dogs in the canoe. It was so cool for the dog to pull in the dogs in the canoe. I also felt a bit sad when watching the first one because someone had left the dogs in the canoe. The person who did that must be so evil. Also, why didn’t the human in the video save the dogs himself? Nevertheless, both videos are very nice and cute. Thanks for sharing the video, Rinpoche. Love, Sean.

  36. Lanse on Oct 15, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    These dogs are just so amazing and what they did really touched me deeply. Their care toward their peers is even deeper than some human beings. Who said animals have no soul? Many cases had proven that they are very faithful to their owners, some even sacrificed their lives in order to save their owners. If dogs have soul, then definitely other animals have soul too. How can we kill and eat them just to satisfy our palate pleasures? Aren’t we always claiming that we are more intelligent than the animals? Is eating meat a way to prove that we are stronger and smarter than the animals?

  37. Abby F on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    Robbie the Lab is soooo brave! He has the courage to do so! And he is really smart 🙂 Smart handsome boy! 🙂 He is the the real superman in my heart! For another video, we can see how animals love each other. Sometimes it is quite irony that human being won’t do this to their friends or family but animals will. But I believe it is ok, because all of us has the Buddha nature within. Thank you Rinpoche for your kind sharing. I’ll definitely share this on my FB 😀

  38. Pastor Susan on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    When it comes to animals, i can melt in a split of a second. These two videos really made my day. So often, I find myself incredibly inspired by animals and these two videos did just that! Please do not hurt animals. Do all you can to take care of them. Don’t eat them. They are not food. Some animals have the ability to express their love and intelligence. Some does not, but they have feelings just the same, .. just like you and me.

  39. AdelineTan on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Dogs are very intelligent and loyal animal they have good memory too, if they are trained, they can be very helpful to us. I love dogs,they make good companions.

  40. Julien Roth on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    These videos of dogs are both amazing! But i think the first video that was posted touched me the most. This was because i was so amazed that dogs do not only have love and loyalty to their owners, but they also show the same way to their fellow dog friends. Dogs are full of love to others. And i think its time that everybody shows as much love to them as they show to us. Thank you for sharing these videos Rinpoche.

    • DR on Oct 20, 2012 at 12:58 pm

      Dear Julien, I couldn’t agree with you more. And btw, you write well and clear. In Buddhism, we are thought to develop all the virtues like giving (giving of time, love, help, etc)regardless of whether it is to another fellow human being or to animals. When we give, it is a positive energy emanated from us and animals can feel the same. In fact, anything with consciousness can feel it too. Hence the dogs in this video behaved in this manner. So beautiful, isn’t it?

  41. Lim Han Nee on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    Amazing stories of care and love coming from the furry world. A black Labrador swims upstream to rescue two dogs left stranded in an unmanned canoe. A golden retriever dog aids in rescuing his brother who would have died from the rain and the cold, if left alone and lost for longer.

    These two stories are truly inspiring. The first story especially strikes me as it is about the Labrador risking his own life to rescue two dogs who were total strangers to him. How many people would do that?

  42. HelenaC on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Awwww….this is so touched and heart warming!! Even the furry friends are compassionate then human! If human were to have the quality of loyalty and unconditional love towards one and other like this beautiful beings, the world will be very beautiful hehe.
    Thank you Rinpoche for the lovely post, it is very inspiring 🙂

  43. Jeffrey on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing. It’s really touching and amazing that even dogs have compassion. That dog just jump into the stream risking it’s own life to safe fellow dogs. That dog is really intelligent as it know how to pull the boat to safety. I think the owner must have thought it how to do that. Never the less it beats me.

  44. sarahyap on Oct 15, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    OMB these dogs are so smart! Swimming against the water current must be difficult but he did it anyway to help the dogs on the canoe. And in the second video, the dog able to track down his brother which would have died if he couldn’t find… amazing.

    I’m really glad that Penny put up her missing dogs on facebook and actually got a response from there!

  45. Irene Lim on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Why eat animals when they are as clever and compassionate as us? Lets be kind to animals. Please choose plant-based diet for nutrition which is as good if not better and save planet earth.

  46. nicholas on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Even dog shows loves and cares.
    Why human can’t? We should love and care to all because we are capable in anyway compare to the animals.

    What we need is to develop the compassion heart and apply it to everyone.

    Be a better person and able to do more for others.

    • James Long on Oct 18, 2012 at 4:02 pm

      We all too focus on ourselves, what we want and what we need. It is inspiring to see animals show care and love towards others, we are all the same, sentients being, we should do the same for others.

      I saw many people on the road, do not even care about other’s safety, and just over take or drive as fast as they like without thinking of others. In order to get a parking space, they ignore other people who are walking on the street, and drove as fast they can just to park their car for lunch… We do not need to think of benefiting the wole world for now, but should start with our daily life and focus on others more.

  47. judy.lam@kechara.com on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    very sweet stories of these dogs. The Lab towards the boat and pulled it to safe grounds – I thought Lab was a well-trained dog.
    In the other story, Baxter’s priority is to find his brother Bailey. Again dogs have this uncanny talent of finding their direction. Though we heard of many stories of how dogs are saviors, it is always very endearing to read more about such stories, which makes us think if we human are better than dogs in some ways? There have been stories of abandoned babies, and some people even abandon their parents in old folks home. Rinpoche always taught us to love our parents and I truly believe that love and compassion starts from the home.

  48. deborah on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:21 pm

    This video gave me goosebumps, in a good way. How’d they know to find their way or do the right thing?
    There are a lot of animals at a higher level that are so intelligent and kind (sometimes even more so than humans) and it never ceases to amaze me. Thank you Rinpoche for the lovely video.

    • sweekeong on Oct 16, 2012 at 5:19 am

      Dogs have very sharp natural sense of tracking where they are. Animals who moved a lot have very good sense of directions especially birds. Most of them could find back where they were. Also they are quite patient and not easily give up when they face obstacle when looking for food or moving from one place to another place especially you see the dog in cities where they want to cross the road from one side to another.

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    Sunday, May 31. 2020 11:45 AM
    H. E.the 12th Dagom Rinpoche was recognized as reincarnate lama, the by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. He was known for teaching the Buddha Dharma and providing spiritual advice to thousands around the world. He was one of the lamas who openly fought the ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice by the Tibetan leadership. He paid a heavy price for his devotion to his gurus and commitment on the practice of Dorje Shugden. He was well known as a loving prolific teacher, scholar, writer, yogi and a great tantric master. That was before the ban , sadly all his student turned against him as such he moved to Nepal . He worked tirelessly to spread Dharma till he entered parinirvana.
    H E the 13th Dagom Rinpoche is back, with at least 20,000 people in attendance of Tibetans watched as the young reincarnation was enthroned as per tradition. The over respond attendance of the enthronement is an auspicious omen for things to come having a lama taking rebirth inside Tibet. A reincarnation of a great lama is back as proof that those who rely on Dorje Shugden as a Dharma protector do not take rebirth in the three lower realms as claims by the Tibetan leadership. Looking at those rare, precious pictures of the grand enthronement paints a thousand words. Thousands came in droves to welcome the young incarnation.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/enthroning-a-dharma-king-the-13th-dagom-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, May 31. 2020 11:42 AM
    Zaya Pandita Luvsanperenlei a prolific writer was a reincarnation of one of Buddha Shakyamuni’s disciples and also a key disciple of Drepung Monastery’s Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen. He had composed books, wrote numerous texts and prayers. Even translated other works, Buddhist texts from Tibetan language to Oirat language while still serving the religious needs of the Oirat tribes in Dzungaria, Mongolia . Zaya Pandita spread Tibetan Buddhism to the Oirats, the Khalkha and even the Kalmyk people as far as in Russia. Zaya Pandita developed the Clear Script. He also wrote a biography of the First Khalkha Jetsundampa Zanabazar. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Seow Choong Liang for this sharing.\\

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/zaya-pandita-luvsanperenlei-1642-1708.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 30. 2020 02:54 PM
    Stunning Lady Vajrayogini looks so beautiful with all these ornament offerings. Fortunate able to see such a beautiful Lady Vajrayogini. Its take a lot of time and hard work for the team . Rejoice to all. It is indeed very meritorious offering beautiful things to the Buddhas.
    A good teachings from Rinpoche explaining of why its important for us to offer beautiful ornaments to the Buddhas.
    Thank you Rinpoche .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dont-miss-this-offering-onto-vajra-yogini.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 30. 2020 02:52 PM
    The Mahabodhi temple is a UNESCO World heritage site, and been one of the 7 wonders of the Buddhist world has attracted hundred thousands of pilgrims yearly. It is the place where Gautama Buddha attained Enlightenment and under the Bodhi Tree. Its sad as it was targeted by terrorist, a series of ten bombs exploded in and around the Mahabodhi Temple complex. That was in 2013, early morning serial explosions rocked the Mahabodhi Temple injuring 2 monks and
    destroying certain parts in the pond of the Mahabodhi Temple. Windows were shattered at one of the buildings, while a wooden door at a small temple was destroyed. Luckily the temple inside was intact. The security of the temple was then tightened after this incident ever since . Some metal detectors and more cops and checkpoints were put in place. Attacks on Buddhists are rare in India, but these unfortunate incident somehow did happen.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/mahabodhi-temple-attacked.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 30. 2020 02:50 PM
    Tajikistan is a country in Central Asia surrounded by Afghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It’s known for rugged mountains, popular for hiking and climbing. Sunni Islam is, by far, the most widely practiced religion in Tajikistan. Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. Beliefs are a choice. We have the power to choose our beliefs. Our beliefs become our reality Everyone shall have the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. The status of respect for religious freedom eroded during recent years. Government policies reflected a concern about Islamic extremism .Tajikistan is unique in the world because it is illegal for people under age 18 to practice religion publicly, which includes attending mosques. Women are not allowed by the government to enter certain mosques and wearing black hijabs. Shops are not allowed to sell too and women are to wear traditional Tajik colours. Not only that additionally to it, the government places strictly limits on pilgrimage visits. As reportedly they harassed devotees by forcibly shaving their beards which are not allowed. Hundreds of thousands of men even children as young as seven years old in Tajikistan arrested in recent years for wearing a beard. Banning beards and dresses is really odd. It’s the government campaign against the adoption of Islamic cultural practices. Sad human rights within Tajikistan were been violated and basic human rights remains limited . Tajikistan continues to struggle with human rights till today.Interesting read of government’s fear leading to problems further.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/tajikistans-battle-against-beards-to-fight-radicalisation.html
  • sarassitham
    Friday, May 29. 2020 11:30 PM
    Thanks for the interesting topic sharing where most people have great interest and
    curiosity about. Whether we choose to believe in the paranormal or not, we all have to realize that there are many strange things that has happened to all of us that are unexplainable.

    To me paranormal activities are considered as something close to religion too because in every single religion they always talk about spirits and etc. It’s whether you believe in the spiritual world or not sometimes it’s eerie and fascinating to read about all the things that go bump in the night.
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, May 29. 2020 03:38 PM
    I like herbal remedies as they work gently and is not as harmful to the body as the pharmaceutical medication. However, I would say that they are more effective as preventive due to their slow nature.
    I used to hear people say food is the best remedy for sickness prevention, when we have proper intake of food, we can stay healthy for long term.Really a informative article.Thank you very much .
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 29. 2020 03:35 PM
    A Mongolian highly respected lama Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Ngawang Nyima of Drepung Gomang Monastic Institution in South India was truly a great teacher of our time. He was a great teacher of the Buddhist doctrine, preserving all the teachings of Tsongkapa’s golden lineage. He was such a kind and warm lama who had invited our lama to stay in Drepung Gomang Monastery. But Rinpoche turned down as Rinpoche had promised to be at Gaden. Rinpoche was touched by his affection, and has invited Rinpoche at any time come to Drepung and update him always. Before going back to Gaden , he even blessed Rinpoche. Amazingly and beautifully of such a meeting of a highly known lama, teacher and well respected by everyone , Rinpoche met. Merely by listening to the teachings of a GREAT lama from the video is a blessing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/drepung-gomang-monasterys-kensur-rinpoche-jetsun-ngawang-nyima.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 29. 2020 03:33 PM
    The White Temple of Thailand also known as Wat Rong Khun, which is outside Chiang Rai city. It is one of the most recognizable temple, attracting thousands of locals and tourist yearly. It is beautiful temple where everything in white colour, even the fishes reared in the ponds also white in colour. Well this temple is very unique as it stands out through the white colour. With the use of pieces of glass in the plaster, looks sparkling in the sun. The white colour signifies the purity of the Buddha, while the glass symbolizes the Buddha’s wisdom and the Dhamma, the Buddhist teachings.
    I have visited this amazing White Temple a few years back. Simply amazing. This bizarre-looking white temple located is the brainchild of Chiang Rai-born visual artist and painter Chalermchai Kositpipat. The temple is filled with Buddhist symbolisms, beautiful layout, architecture, all the way to the ornate reliefs and mirror decorations. Worthy visiting.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-white-temple-in-thailand.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, May 28. 2020 04:47 PM
    Kyabje Yongyal Rinpoche is a very learned scholar, master of tantra whom were respected by many.Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us,the wonderful meeting with Kyabje Yonyal Rinpoche in New York.
    It is wonderful and inspiring to see the demonstration of great respect among two great Masters.Thank you very much for the good article.
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 28. 2020 01:41 PM
    Wow what a great day …..the historic first Kalachakra initiation been held publicly in Tibet, China in the last 50 years. For most by H H the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu. Many highly attained masters and incarnated lamas and teachers and more than hundred thousand over monks and nuns attended this auspicious event. Looking at those beautiful pictures tells us all. So many of them it’s a blessing for them. With so many attending this event has proves that he is indeed the unmistaken incarnation as he is claimed by some as false and a fake Panchen Lama.
    With Panchen Lama as a spiritual leader, his influence made a huge impact on the Tibetans which is on the rise, this would be wonderful. In no time they might accept Dorje Shugden’s practice. Interesting read and blessing been able to see those beautiful pictures.
    Thank You Pastor David Lai for sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/historic-first-kalachakra-initiation-by-the-11th-panchen-lama.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 28. 2020 01:38 PM
    Arjia Rinpoche, one of the most important religious leaders to escape Tibet since the Dalai Lama fled into exile. A close friend of HH Dalai Lama and 10th Panchen Lama . At the age of two, he was recognized by the 10th Panchen Lama as the reincarnation of the father of Tsongkhapa who is the founder of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Rinpoche has spoken openly about unity and harmony in the community during the 30th Anniversary Commemoration of HH the 10th Panchen Lama’s Maha-Parinirvana. He has advised the Tibetans to stop discriminating against Dorje Shugden practitioners. No one should be discriminated just because of differences basis of their religious and spiritual faiths. Dorje Shugden as made a scapegoat by the Tibetan leadership for too long . Its time someone like Arjia Rinpoche or more people to speck up for the sake of world peace and harmony. Wonderful and simple speech yet clearly he spoke bravely on fulfilling the Panchen Lama’s wishes.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of Arjia Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/arjia-rinpoche-says-dont-discriminate-against-dorje-shugden-people.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, May 27. 2020 03:27 PM
    To be living in such a beautiful house and nice surrounding would be really really nice! Looking at the pictures above, it makes me think of Enchanted Forest in KFR. Nature gives us all. This harmonious balance makes our souls happy.
    Houses like this are not only good for living in but working in as well. I would love to work in a environment like this. I’m sure I will be able to think better and work better.Thank you for the good article.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/natural-instinct.html?fbclid=IwAR3z999kypzMkJHpfG0UW6A8Wet-CXYsA3NbP8Dn-kVwoh7rbc1ToEF2Cm4
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 27. 2020 01:30 PM
    American basketball legend Stephon Marbury has played 13 years in the NBA . Been professional basketball the former NBA superstar , looked to the world of Chinese basketball. Having migrated there he brought the Chinese team to national victory, winning three Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) championships. Marbury applied for and received a Chinese “green card”, as he been popular inspiring players ,bringing the whole team a positive and fighting spirit to victory. He is the fifth American basketball player to receive a green card in China. After all not easy to apply one as a foreigner . He also earned the nickname Commissar Ma for his role as a mentor to the teammates and younger players while playing in China. Wow…China immortalised Marbury with an arena statue, and got him a postage stamp of him. That’s wonderful, as they appreciate of what he has done for China.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/stephon-marbury-embraces-china.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 27. 2020 01:29 PM
    All religions share a similar message of peace and tolerance despite their differences. In the history of faith, there are so many beautiful and inspiring thoughts about creating peace and harmony among communities. We should help out to the poor or homeless regardless of race and of religion. Those Buddhist monks at Dhammarajika Monastery in Dhaka did a good job, in accord to Buddhist teachings. They gave out foods to the poor Muslims during Ramadan the Muslim fasting months. Looking at the pictures tells all. A wonderful way helping the hundreds poor people in the streets . That’s should be the way , well a rare example of religious harmony . Helping and giving are human strengths and weapons against the many arbitrary and malevolent dark forces that plague human existence.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/bangladeshi-buddhist-monks-feed-hundreds-of-poor-muslims-during-ramadan.html

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More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
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More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
3 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
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Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
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Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
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