Two things you have to see!!

Oct 15, 2012 | Views: 1,329

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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  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:12 PM
    The Third Trijang Rinpoche, Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (1901–1981) was a Gelugpa Lama and a direct disciple of Pabongkhapa Dechen Nyingpo. HE Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche .succeeded Ling Rinpoche as the junior tutor of the 14th Dalai Lama when the Dalai Lama was nineteen years old. He also composed chants for spiritual practices and ceremonies and scores for their music for use by Ganden Shartse monastery. He received many teachings and empowerments from his root Guru Pabongkhapa . He even travelled extensively giving extensive teachings on Lamrim and initiations at many Gelugpa places all over Tibet. He also taught at Sakyapa and Nyingmapa Centers at their request. And ordained hundreds of young monks along those teachings. The teachings of the Lamrim that he taught were simply extraordinary and everyone left the teaching a better person. Thousands were inspired by the blessing would definitely guide and sustain each one throughout the rest of their lives.
    Inspiring indeed H.E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche was also a poet and a writer who left behind his complete works in seven volumes, written in a style of rare elegance. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing of Tibet’s Teacher of Teachers H E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s Autobiography.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/books-poetry/tibets-teacher-of-teachers-reading-kyabje-trijang-rinpoches-autobiography.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:11 PM
    Inspiring read of a courage Lama His Eminence Gyara Rinpoche spoke about Dorje Shugden openly and giving Dorje Shugden initiation to thousands at Yading, Daocheng County of Sichuan Province, China. Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery, also known as Shugden Monastery. The monumental hall at the monastery was built specifically in order to spread and preserve the Pure Je Tsongkhapa Tradition and pure Buddha Dharma in General. An erudite scholar,Gyara Rinpoche received many teachings, instructions, initiations, commentaries and empowerments of both Sutra and Tantra from his main teacher, H E Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. He also studied under many other highly accomplished masters. Carrying on the tradition of spreading Dorje Shugden’s practice, he travelled extensively giving teachings and explaining about the ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice. Thousands of practitioners were at Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery listening to his teachings, initiation and so forth. He has been spreading the Dorje Shugden practices to many Tibetans in Tibet during difficult times when there is still a ban of Dorje Shugden. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/gyara-rinpoche-gives-dorje-shugden-sogtae.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:43 PM
    The film Faces of Death shows nothing is more precious than being in the present moment, fully alive , fully aware . We won’t know what happening next. Death is a significant and inevitable part of life. Death teaches us that life is impermanent. There is no escape from death. We are all going to die some day. It doesn’t matter whether we are rich or poor, successful or ordinary, evil or good, we are going to die one day. Death refers to the end of life, we all go through this sad occurrence, and it is unavoidable. We have to accept death, but for as long as we are alive, we should live our life to the fullest meaningfully and make sure to enjoy it. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So we should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Nothing is permanent in this world. Life’s impermanence.
    Buddhism emphasizes the importance of accepting the impermanence of life. Some scenes in the video appear quite gruesome, not to me as I have seen real ones as I been working and assisting surgeon in open surgeries before. Have seen thousands of births and many deaths occur while working . Life’s impermanence, I realised is what makes every single time and hour so precious. Its what shapes us our time and what makes it so important than not a single moment be wasted. We should not cling on to our body and our self-cherishing mind. It takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully people die remains in the memory of those who live on. Everything must have its beginning and must have ending. We never know how much we really believe anything until its truth becomes a matter of life and death to us. The source of human suffering and discontent is that we crave and cling to the things of this world. Human life is brief, nothing does. Our hair , teeth fall our bodies decline and decay. Watching this documentary film is indeed powerful, truthful and tells us more, Life is certain , death is uncertain , I am glad to have across Rinpoche ‘s blog learning and practicing dharma . I have immersed myself in learning more and accepting that life is finite. All that exists is impermanent, nothing lasts. Therefore nothing can be grasped onto. Awareness of impermanence and appreciation of our human potential will give us a sense of urgency that we must use every precious moment. Profound teachings reading those comments.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this precious sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/faces-of-death-movie-review.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:37 PM
    Wow …interesting read . You would not believe this . A boy named, Jacob Barnett was 2 years old when he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism by doctors. It seem this boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities. At the age 3 he is able to able to solve 5,000-piece jigsaw puzzles. They were wrong this child turned to be a math whiz heralded as a boy genius whose passion and mastery of physics impressed experts later . At age nine, while playing with shapes, he built a series of mathematical models. That’s fantastic and shock his parents. He even demonstrated how he imagined numbers as shapes. Jacob enrolled in university at age 12, and he even published his first physics paper. He is considered as one of the world’s most promising physicists and the youngest researcher to ever be accepted in the Institute for Theoretical Physics.
    Jacob Barnett is indeed another proof of reincarnation, I do believe.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/another-proof-of-reincarnation.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:35 PM
    Back in 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to witness an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat. Those who were there witnessed a rare event where Dharma protector Dorje Shugden taken full trance of his official Panglung Oracle. Kechara has been very honoured and blessed that Dorje Shugden took trance of the Protector Dorje Shugden via the 7th Panglung Oracle or Chojela, an authentic and genuine oracle of Dorje Shugden . Wow all of the prayers, offerings, invocations, ritual instruments and recitations were all performed by Kecharians. They really did a good job. Rejoice. I not in Kechara yet back then , would hope one day Chojela will be taking trance again in the near furture.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing with beautiful pictures that tell us all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Sarassitham
    Wednesday, Oct 13. 2021 06:08 PM
    This is an amazing and extremely inspiring story of a young brave woman who was willing to help and save many innocent children, in spite of her own personal danger. She did not give up easily and would find a solution to problems. She took great courage to take a stand against oppression, and facing a great wrong of those holding power.

    Though she lost her father at an early age, his dedication to others and his last words made a deep impression on her. Her kindness and compassion won many heart.
    She was recognized as a heroine during the holocaust and made history of winning many internationally awards and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Thank you for the wonderful sharing, May God blessed her wonderful soul.

    https://bit.ly/3AwsEhy
  • Sarassitham
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 08:37 PM
    Wow ..that’s scary and shocking. Can’t deny the fact that human are indeed the most terrifying species in the world. Unlike every other species on this list the vast majority of human killings are intentional, showing that appreciation of life needs to drastically improve.

    Most of these animals are now facing extinction or nearing extinction due to man’s greediness. The rush towards wealth has out weight and causes this issue which we don’t realize now that it may belongs to one of our losses.

    We should appreciate all living creature and hope that more people will be more compassionate and aware on our ecology.

    https://bit.ly/3BLZzzS
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 12:58 PM
    Beautiful story of Tsem Rinpoche’s mother . Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing those precious picture of Rinpoche’s mother. Looking at those pictures tell us she is indeed beautiful


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/i-like-this-picture-of-my-mother.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 12:56 PM
    Powerful and wonderful teachings on Lord Setrap practice. Rinpoche had brought this powerful teachings all the way from India to Malaysia. Many Kecharians have benefited relying on Lord Setrap practice, that’s what I heard from those miracles stories. Beautiful thangka shared in this post and rare precious pictures of High Lamas.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. Looking at just the pictures is a blessing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/something-i-wrote-on-blog-chat.html?
  • Sarassitham
    Monday, Oct 11. 2021 08:01 PM
    The importance of the zodiac to the Chinese culture is that the animal signs have been used in stories and folklore. These developed the different personality traits that were represented by each animal.

    Learning more about astrology and the zodiac signs helps us to understand people and their action. It’s always interesting to find ahead of time what we need to be aware of with our surroundings.

    Thanks for the interesting sharing, the zodiac provides guidance on how people live their lives.

    https://bit.ly/3AqN6Ad
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:24 PM
    Recitation of mantra meditation have benefits us in long run helps to increase self-awareness, reduced stress and a greater sense of calmness. Mantras are positive words or phrases. When we chant mantras our mind releases the positive energy that decreases the negative thoughts or stress. It’s a wonderful practice. Help us to improved mood and well-being, reduced anxiety , verbal memory and so forth. Mantras have influence over our mind and body. Mantras are repetitive sounds, many neuroscientists have proved that sound and language of mantras influence the aspects of our life. Watching the video tells us more. I am glad to have met Rinpoche, learning and practicing from scratch have me change to more calmer than before. Recitation have me chance.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/mantra-can-change-me.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:21 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing . Its rare and precious as we are not often given a chance to view Tibetan and very tradition funeral is conducted of a great Saint the renowned H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche. Lati Rinpoche’s passing was a great loss to the Buddha Dharma world especially to Gelug Lineage ,Gaden Shartse Monastery, Gaden, Sera Drepung, and Tibetans on the whole. Lati Rinpoche had contributed towards teachings and spreading the Dharma was worldwide and was well respected by many devotees all over the world. Lati Rinpoche has travelled extensively, benefiting dharma students in various parts of the world. Lati Rinpoche did published several books published in Engilsh, and bringing teachings to countless thousands. Watching the video again had me thinking of our very own Lama Tsem Rinpoche ‘s funeral with much thoughts and tears. May we have merits so as to meet Tsem Rinpoche again.
    With folded hands thank you Rinpoche for been in Malaysia following the advice of a great teacher. Looking at those rare pictures of the cremation of H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, paints a thousands words.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/his-eminence-kyabje-lati-rinpoche-enters-clear-light.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 10. 2021 04:16 PM
    Its always good to know our family ‘s root history. Wow….. very rich heritage of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s family background. Not easy with extensive research only could traced back to both sides of history. Rinpoche’s heritage is truly rich in cultures and spiritually. Interesting read and beautiful pictures shared giving us a glance of the rich heritage of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche in China. Some pictures are rare and precious.
    Thank you Rinpoche, Pastor David and Pastor Niral, for this informative article

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoches-heritage-in-china.html
  • Sarassitham
    Friday, Oct 8. 2021 09:09 PM
    Thank you for sharing this inspiring article with us. Although 80 years old, Mipham Gonpo’s never let his disability stop him from achieving his dharma practice. He was very ambitious and his mind was very determined to use the rest of his life to gain higher states of realizations before his death.

    Most of us are regularly unprepared for the actual task of discovering that which the dharma offers. Some have knowledge of dharma, they have understood some teachings, but they lack inspiration to practice.

    We should work on developing our minds and living a healthy lifestyle. Keeping the mind busy and fulfilled can help to overpower negative thoughts. Maybe it’s time to make a start as today there are great masters and people who want to engage with the dharma through meditation.

    https://bit.ly/3iJyNkq

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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
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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
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
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Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
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Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
11 months ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
1 years ago
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
1 years ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
1 years ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
1 years ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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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
1 years ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
2 yearss ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
2 yearss ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
2 yearss ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
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