Unbelievable!

May 2, 2013 | Views: 1,414

Dear friends,

This is a short story you have to read. It is amazing on many levels. You wouldn’t think this is possible but it is happening and people don’t mind. The intelligence is amazing. People take the subway to go to work to earn to eat. These special passengers are doing the same to look for food. Please read to see what I mean.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

 

 

 

 

Stray Dogs Master Complex Moscow Subway System

 

Animals in the wild have to continually contend with the expansion of human civilization. Certain wild animals have learned to coexist and even thrive in urban settings, pigeons and raccoons being obvious examples.

Well, subway goers in Moscow are becoming familiar with stray dogs. These dogs have become accustomed to using the subway system as a means to travel across Moscow, even managing to catch a nap along the way. The dogs hop on in the morning and travel to the city center where they spend the day begging for scraps. At the end of the day they get back on the subway and travel to the suburbs where they sleep in relative safety.

The dogs have become experts at judging the length of time they need to stay on the train, and seem to work together to ensure that they exit the subway at the right stop.

Scientists believe this phenomenon began after the Soviet Union collapsed in the 1990s, and Russia’s new capitalists moved industrial complexes from the city center to the suburbs.

Dr Andrei Poiarkov, of the Moscow Ecology and Evolution Institute, said: “These complexes were used by homeless dogs as shelters, so the dogs had to move together with their houses. Because the best scavenging for food is in the city center, the dogs had to learn how to travel on the subway – to get to the center in the morning, then back home in the evening, just like people.”

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Wow…interesting and Unbelievable we can learn something amazing here.Homesless dogs were learning to travel on the subway going to the city looking for food. They are just like us using the subway system as a means to travel across Moscow.The people at the subway have compassion for dogs.Thats really beautiful as dogs are allowed in the train for free as well and the people at the subway are familiar with them around.They are smart,have feelings and intelligent as humans beings.It show that they needs love,care too and they will be loyal to us.Hence be kind,caring and loving to all ,they are one of us.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  2. Vivian Ong on Mar 11, 2017 at 10:47 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. It is so amazing to see these homeless dogs learn to take the subway train to the city in search for food and back during the night. Sometimes, humans may be over-pampered until they do not know even how to take a public transport and sometimes even taking things for granted. Sometimes when we are in a situation where we must learn to be independent and learn up to survive. Again this is another article that humans need to learn from the animals.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  3. Lucas Roth on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:07 pm

    This is great and i love the idea that humans can coexist with these animals on their daily lives. Animals are smart and it is so cool how they can navigate themselves to get off at different stops. thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  4. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    All of us has the survival instinct, regardless of any forms. Man kind able to survive through the environmental changes thousand and millions years ago. Forms of living are evolved to adapt the surrounding environment in order to live longer. Moreover dogs have the similar intelligent as human and bonus add on to have great smell to trance his way back to where he comes from.

  5. beatrix ooi on Jun 20, 2013 at 9:48 pm

    The dogs are way larger than I thought they would be, they are quite similar to wolves. They are so civilised and funny! It’s really odd to see them using the subways as well! On the other hand, it’s also very sad to know that they are living a human life. They are animals and they are supposed to live their own life. I cannot imagine if someday they are bullied or abused by the passengers in the subway, really sad..
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  6. Girlie OOI on Jun 18, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    These dogs are just like the daily train commuters. Hopping on at one station and hopping off at another. It looks like they have an in-built clock that works quietly inside.

    These are intelligent beings that need no words to express themselves. We as human beings underestimate our four-footed friends.

  7. Leann Lim on May 13, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this post…The article shock our normal view,how stray dog can be so intelligent,just like human to find the way to survival. And show us human and animal or other sentient beings can living together peacefully, it’s just depends on how is our behaviors and compassion to treat them.

  8. Joy on May 11, 2013 at 12:03 am

    These doggies are smarrrrrt! So cute to see this, it goes to show how smart dogs are. So if they are this smart to figure out the timing of when the train actually stops and get off, it means they are very intelligent beings so why would they not feel pain if we inflict on them? How could we treat them so cruelly and give them pain thinking they are life that is not worthy?

    What’s most amazing about dogs is that even after so much cruelty they go through, even after their traumas, you will notice that they still will love you back if you show them some kind of affection. That is the great quality of a dog… always loyal. Sometimes not even a human have this quality in them.

  9. Davin on May 10, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post. This is amazing. Never think of the strays dog can be so intelligent. They are acting just like us humans. This shows that how intelligent they are and they will find ways survive. It is really wonderful to see human and other animals living together peacefully.

  10. AdelineTan on May 9, 2013 at 3:02 am

    This is indeed an unbelievable and interesting story. Dogs are intelligent animals and they can learn fast. Once they know they can find foods in that particular area they will always go back there. My sister used to feed stray dogs, one or two dogs only at the back lane of our house in the evening, after eating they disappeared but they will come back again the next day almost at the same time. Animals have instinct so as dogs they can follow the scents to get there and after awhile it became a routine for them. In this story it is lucky that the Moscow subway system masters allowed dogs to travel to and fro for free! They are very kind hearted.

  11. Jessica Yap on May 9, 2013 at 2:00 am

    This is too cute and smart! Even as humans, we would sometimes miss our stop if we fall asleep during the journey. But the doggies are just too smart!
    Nature never ceases to amaze me! It’s stories like these that makes us reflect on how smart these creatures are.. =)

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche!

  12. Soon Huat on May 7, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this interesting article. Dogs are as intelligent as human being, they have feeling and thinking like us. However, a lot of people have ignored these factors merely due to our ignorance that we failed to understand them. I hope more and more animal abuser can realize this factor soon.

  13. HelenaC on May 7, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    Wow wow wow….it is really amazing and unbelievable! They are just like us besides different form 🙂
    It is so nice that human and other sentient beings living together peacefully 🙂

  14. Pastor Chia on May 7, 2013 at 8:15 am

    This is amazing article i ever read how dog can travel by subway to find food from different city.it show how intelligent the animal can learn the new rule of the environment to find food using what human had created the transport system.

  15. Julia Tan on May 6, 2013 at 11:34 pm

    Amazing! Yes, they do need to survive too, just like us. I am very happy that they are so smart and finally found their way or the best solution to get their food. What could be more beautiful that the passegers actually do not mind traveling with these dogs everyday.

    What first came into my mind when I read about this story was, when we are put into a situation that we need to strive or struggle to survive, we will think deep and find our way out. Hence do not see difficulties as a problems or worse some people see it as end of the world. When you see the glim of light or found the solutions, be proud of yourself cause you just gained another level of wisdom.

  16. Lim (KH JB) on May 6, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    Wow, so wonderful to read this heart warming post. And thanks for the peoples around the dog not disturb him.

    May the dog able to collect more merits that able to take better rebirth and practice Dharma. And may all sentient beings always in a good condition to continue their life…

  17. pavara lam on May 6, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Dear Rinpoche it is really amazing that dogs are allowed to board trains and they know when it is time to go down the train.
    You won’t really find a lot of countries that allows dogs on to the trains,this shows how compassionate the people in Moscow to allow dogs to go on board the train.
    This post also proofs that dogs knows how and when to do things.These dogs are really smart.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspirational and heart warming post.

  18. tenzinkhenchen on May 6, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Animals are extremely clever creatures. So, why do people want to hurt innocent animals. This is extremely unbelievable. Humans should not abandon their pets. it is a very nasty thing to do!

  19. grace (KHJB) on May 6, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    this is really amazing the stray dog know how to use the subway. it was grateful the subway management and the passager can accept the scenario so that the stray dogs can find the food to eat and survive.

  20. Cliff on May 5, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    Frankly I am not surprised, dogs and any other animals have shown incredible signs of intelligence. Its sad to know that in some cases animals are able to show more compassion than humans, being seen as a lower being than humans, they do not deserve such despicable treatment. This is clear proof that even a dog can accustom to a some humans daily schedule. Its nice to know that this has been going on for a while and there hasn’t been anyone to disturb them or stopping them from taking the train. Lovely story, thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  21. Adrian Cho on May 5, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    Wow… This dogs really amazing and intelligences, that knows how to take train to travel. This is really very interesting story and love it much.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post to us.

  22. Andrew Boon on May 4, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    As wonderful as this story is, it really is not all that surprising in the sense i know for a fact dogs have an uncanny sense of perception and a strong habitual nature for survival. Not unlike us human counterparts really!

    Hence they make such great companions, as the expression goes “man’s best friend”.

    What dogs lack in terms of reading in terms of knowing where to get off, they have an uncanny perception for space and time. For example the case of Hachiko whereby, he would go to the train station at the precise time his master would come back from work on the train from just sensing time passing (lucky, trains in Japan are on time!!! – hehehe)

    Stories like these gives us a deeper understanding of the workings of yet another complex living being that although may not look like us but certainly have a place in this world… sometimes with habits that seem very much like our own, which may be much closer than we think!:)

  23. Low KHJB on May 4, 2013 at 11:56 am

    Thank you for the sharing Rinpoche.It is really wonderful ,how dogs could adapt to changes in order to survive.I would say the Russian are quite kind to allowed these homeless pets to coexist with human in the subway.
    The dog in the picture seems quite healthy.I suppose ,it was a pet to someone earlier and somehow neglected along the way.It might be trained or experience the way to ride the subway earlier.Anyway I hope it could find a good master to take him home as a pet to give him some loving care that it deserved.

  24. Lim Han Nee on May 4, 2013 at 12:10 am

    How disarming and touching! Humans drive animals out of the wilds into the city and suburbs, by their expanding into the ‘homes’ and natural habitats of these beings. So these animals rise to the occasion and quickly master the human art of commuting to the city in the day to scavenge for food, and returning back by subway to the safe suburbs in the evening.

    These dogs appear quite relax, as they catch a nap on the train. It’s nice to see humans and animals living in such peaceful symbiosis!

  25. patsy on May 3, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    This is amazing. Not only humans have to look for a living but animals too especially when their habitats are destroyed by development. Dogs are highly intelligent animals and they will find ways and means to survive. It is so heartwarming to see this dog taking a nap along the way. He must be very tired after a hard day’s work, traveling, scavenging and begging for food.

  26. Karen on May 3, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    This is beautiful. Thank you for sharing it. Wonderful to see that people in Moscow have compassion for our dog friends.

  27. Julien Roth on May 3, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    This is so cool. Dogs are so smart. The fact that they could actually be smart enough to even tell which stop that they needed to get off is super cool, and amazing. Dogs are truly very special creatures, they are loving, smart and compassionate. I hope that people do no abuse them when they are on the subway. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  28. tenzin llhamo on May 3, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    The strays are super smart and adorable! Can you imagine… They travel around just like us people but not for shopping nor work though. Hehe… And they know when to get off! Its sad that these strays were chased out of the complex and go beg for food somewhere else. And the people are kind too as they do not chase nor disturb them.

    Like what Albert said, dogs are learning to drive too! How intelligent!

  29. Jutika Lam on May 3, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Hehehe This blog post about stray dogs taking the subway in Moscow is just to cute!

    It’s amazing how they may just be dogs and yet they act so smart just like us humans.

    I am very impressed how smart the dogs are to even know where they are going to get off the train.

    I am also happy that the passengers and the management of the subway are ok with the dogs riding on the train… really really glad that nobody forces them of the train.

    Thank You Rinpoche for making my day with this cute attack!

    Love
    Jutika

  30. Thierry on May 3, 2013 at 11:59 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this post.
    I had a philosophy teacher at high school that said:
    “we, humans, are animals no more, but we are not yet something else”.
    And we do think of ourselves as so much more than the animal realm that we abuse them, we under-estimate them, we use them as industrial goods provided by nature in profusion, we trap them, we poison them so they can produce more flesh, rarely do we treasure them as toy-pets, only if they are cute and healthy and convenient also…
    Perhaps to become something else than animals we should start by respecting, protecting and caring for them… That’d be a step forward perhaps?

  31. So Kin Hoe on May 2, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    This is truly amazing! Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the short story with the mumu picture. Let’s share our living places with animals around us and live with them as neighbours and friends. They deserve to live with much protection and food.

  32. Lucas Roth on May 2, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    wow, this is so cool and intelligent. it is nice to know that people and animals are so calm and okay with coexisting with animals on an everyday process, i love animals and i wish it could be like this here. be vegetarian and save lives!!!!!!

  33. edward ooi on May 2, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    Haha smart dogs. I bet the dogs must have discovered this technology when one of the dogs accidentally went inside the train and found out that the train brought it to other town, I think this is how they found the way of to travel with agility without using any energy. Haha LOL!

  34. uncle eddie on May 2, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    Looks like its a fantastic surprise for such an amazing event happening in an animals’ life in the Soviet Union. Like humans looking for food, the dogs learned how best to scavenge for food in the city centre in the Soviet Union. In the morning, the dogs have mastered how to travel on the subway and then towards the evening, they learnt how to travel back, just like humans do. These dogs seemed to have become so accustomed to the travelling on the subway, and they seem to be treating the subways, as “a means of travel across Moscow” so habitually, that the subway-goers in Moscow are becoming familar with stray dogs! The amazing part is that the animals can become expert at judging length of time they need to stay on the train, then exit the subway at the right stop!! This proves they can be more amazingly intelligient than humans on many levels, unbelievable, but yet its true! Therefore, animals should be duly treated with respect and kindness like a human.

  35. Datuk May on May 2, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    I totally agree with Martin that we are very similar to dogs, not superior just the same sentient beings. This reflect on how humans can think of themselves being superior and have animals be treated badly and also be eaten by us. Eating of another human being is cannibalism then eating an animal should also be frowned on if we think animals like us, just sentient beings.

    This story makes me realise how ignorant we are and also self centered.

  36. June Kang on May 2, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    When I read this story, it remind me 30 years ago, my house has a very big size cat and it always give us problem. After few months, we can’t tolerate the cat and my father decided to send the cat far away from our house. Unbelievable the cat came back to our house after one week. Unbelievable is because it would take 3 hours to walk to reach my house and how the cat get the direction. Until now, we still don’t know how the cat recognizes the direction towards our house. However since them, we let the cat stay with us until he die at old age, although the cat keep giving us problem by mess up our house. Also, since them i noticed my family develop a kind heart to take care those cats and dogs “walk in” to our house.

  37. Wah Ying on May 2, 2013 at 9:49 am

    This news reminds me of an animated film directed by Isao Takahata – Pom Poko.

    The story begins in late 1960s Japan. A group of tanuki (raccoon dogs) are threatened by a gigantic suburban development project on the outskirts of Tokyo. The development is cutting into their forest habitat and dividing their land.

    With limited living space and food decreasing every year, the tanuki begin fighting among themselves for the diminishing resources, but later they decide to unify to stop the development…This story tells the reality of excessive development which threaten the living habitat of wild animals and how animals adapt themselves to the changing/transformation of environment…Some “transform” as human and live like human, some remains as tanuki in outskirts of Tokyo. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pom_Poko)

    The story of Pom Poko is fun, and this Moscow dogs story shows the intelligence of animals, at the same time interaction between human, animals and environment, which is imbalance and does not bring harmony and peace to all.

  38. lewkwanleng on May 2, 2013 at 4:29 am

    It is difficult to explain how the dogs can determine the exact travelling time without watch 🙂 I hope human and other animals can co-exist peacefully..

    • Sharon Saw on May 3, 2013 at 7:19 pm

      From stories like Hachiko ( http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/hachiko-a-lesson-in-eternal-friendship-loyalty.html ), where the dog would faithfully wait for his master everyday, i have no doubt that dogs are able to gauge time somehow – and very accurately too. Animals have remarkable senses and intuitions which we humans have no clue about. Therefore we should stop feeling so superior to the animals and respect them instead.

      This story of the dogs using the subway is amazing – can you imagine what goes on in animals’ heads – just because they can’t talk, we think they are stupid, but they are actually a whole lot smarter than we think they are!! That is why Rinpoche says never be cruel to animals and never eat them.

      • Jay Jae on May 11, 2013 at 6:34 pm

        I am very sure they have their own means of communication to help them with their daily undertakings in their life. What I find interesting is that apart of sensing the length of their journey, they also have the ability to sense human emotions.

        Many researches have been done which proves on many levels that dogs can very much help aid humankind in recovering of certain sicknesses.

  39. sarahyap on May 2, 2013 at 3:18 am

    Oh my goodness! I don’t know why but reading this article certainly sent some shocks to my brain lol! It really is unbelievable how intelligent dogs are that many times they shock us, people on their level of intelligence.

    I have heard of dogs finding their way back home after being abandoned or lost for long periods of time, but i certainly have not heard of dogs taking the subway to ‘work’ and then returning home after that every single day… this is really something amazing.

    Thank you for sharing this news. When we read news about how intelligent animals are… we should not just go ‘wow, how wonderful’ but think deeper and put a stand against cruelty towards animals. After all, looking at how these dogs in Moscow live their life… what different are we compared to these dogs…

    Never be cruel to any single animal… they deserve care and love as much as anyone on earth.

  40. David Lai on May 2, 2013 at 2:31 am

    This is just soooo cool! It’s really nice when society have some sort of awareness and regard for animals. I like the fact that people allow strays onto trains and understand their need to travel. At the same time, this shows that dogs possess quite superior intelligence on such matters. I know, I am not that well-versed with canine intelligence. I am still amazed anyway.

    An interesting thought occurred to me that perhaps these dogs were reincarnations of previous dwellers of the city. That’s why they have latent memories of the ins and outs of the city and can travel back and forth like they once did before. That’s just as uncanny and perhaps a strange and indirect proof of reincarnation.

    • Sofi on May 2, 2013 at 6:18 pm

      I think this article is amazing and shows survival brings out the intelligence. And now that David hasd mentioned about the dogs maybe reincarnates of previous dwellers, makes me think there might be some truth in that. May all sentient beings quickly gain liberation from sufferings!

      • David Lai on May 10, 2013 at 11:50 pm

        That’s right Sofi. Actually, the sad thing is that most people after living a lifetime of self-indulgence will take rebirth in the lower realms. If you don’t believe, just ask any clairvoyant master out there. All masters would confirm this and that’s why in the lamrim, it says that taking a human rebirth is as rare as a turtle that lifts its head in the vast ocean and manage to put its head right through a yoke.

        If one studies that Dharma and the lamrim, an appreciation would grow in one’s heart for the Dharma and for the preciousness of this one human rebirth. With this human existence alone, one can create merit or demerits that will alter the course of lifetimes and if one’s diligent enough, up to one’s speedy attainment of Buddhahood in this very lifetime itself.

  41. Albert Ratchaga on May 2, 2013 at 2:23 am

    Oh my goodness, where on earth we can find a more beautiful story than this, really so heart warming.

    This article clearly shows that human can live our own life, so do animals, they know to travel to find food and travel back, what difference does it make compare to human?

    Animals are smart too, not only this, I’ve seen a video of how dog learn to drive and they can really drive. The link below shows how the dog learn to drive.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWAK0J8Uhzk

    As Buddha said before: “All sentient beings are equal”. It is so true as shown in this article..

  42. Martin on May 2, 2013 at 1:01 am

    This is a heartwarming post although it is also another reminder of how universally human beings are abandoning what was once pets, for whatever reasons. I especially like the picture, most of all because the people on the train do not seems to mind too much that a dog is actually taking a nap in a commuter train cabin. And that kindness and sharing of space with other living beings is something we all have to learn seeing that we are primarily responsible for displacing many of them to begin with.

    On a funnier note, there isn’t all that much difference between man and animals as all have to look for a living on a daily basis and all have to adjust to changing circumstances. It is also amazing how well dogs learn to adapt to new rules and environment and in fact, are much less resistant to change than a lot of people.

    Good to see the cute mumu having a good sleep. It must be quite cold. Poor thing.

    • abby f on May 2, 2013 at 1:18 am

      I agree with you Martin! There is not much difference between man and animals, and I think for animals to live in the urban city is NOT FAIR! Imagine we have to live in the forest like the animals, it will be tough for us right??

      Since it is not fair for the animals who live in the city with us, and this unfairness somehow caused by human, we have to bear the responsibilities. How we bear the responsibility? By being kind to them, give them shelter and food, don’t bully them, because they are forced to live in the city too!! City certainly not a good place for them! Treat them with love is what we can offer very easily without sacrificing anything! Lets just do it!

      I’m happy to see people in Moscow are okay with the dogs in subway! 🙂 Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful post!

    • sweekeong on May 4, 2013 at 3:59 pm

      Yes! This really amazing! The dogs have the capacity to adapt to circumstances from living on the wild, the street, and now cities. Most animals are built to survive the environment without the intelligence to make their own food nor building their shelter. They are less resistance to change than us human beings who live in comfort of their home with warm meals. Animals live out exposed to rain and shine with cold foods most of the time. At the same time it is very saddening to see them adapting to human created environments for human. The dogs cannot survive alone but must work in packs to survive the artificial environment.

  43. KH Ng on May 2, 2013 at 12:50 am

    The is really unbelievable as the title of this post. This is indication and proof that dogs and other animals are sentient beings with instinct to survive and the intelligence to master the complex inventions of humans. Since the dogs can’t read they have to time the trips or perhaps the stops (which would be easier) and also the correct platforms and directions. Even some human can seem to get on the correct train, haha but the dogs there are more intelligent in this case. Unbelievable.

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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/bullying-case-bullies-serve-tea-apologise-to-victim.html#comment-856227
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 03:47 PM
    Thank you for sharing this good write up to us. It is nice, that now I knows it can by easy way to clean my kidneys. Once our kidney is healthy, the rest of body organs will have a better system and function.
    The health benefits of coriander include treatment of swellings, high cholesterol levels, diarrhea, Mouth ulcers, anemia, digestion, menstrual disorders, small pox, eye care, conjunctivitis, skin disorders, blood sugar disorders, etc.Hopefully more people will follow this method to take care of their health.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2XVH2BF
  • nicholas
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 03:38 PM
    The Xumishan Grottoes (Chinese: 须弥山石窟) are a collection of more than 130 Buddhist cave temples, built between the fifth century until the tenth century, on the eastern edge of Mount Xumi in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China.

    Read more about The Gigantic Maitreya Buddha of Xumishan Grottoes, China at https://bit.ly/2VIjCej
  • Pastor Lanse
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 03:00 PM
    One of the attributes of Yamantaka is, no matter how much negative karma we have collected, no matter how much negative deeds we have done, no matter how much suffering we have created for others, if we sincerely regret, and we do Yamantaka’s tantra, within one single short lifetime, we can purify that negative karma.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Gj2NAK
  • nicholas
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 02:50 PM
    As a child, I experienced a lot of racism growing up in Howell, New Jersey. In school, I was called a “chink” very frequently and bullied for my race. I wasn’t bullied for many other things, but only for my race. As I grew older and taller, the bullying stopped but now as a grown up, I am still discriminated against. But this time, the discrimination is for my religion which is my Dorje Shugden faith. And the other difference is that this time, the discrimination comes from my own Tibetan people and the leadership which is the Tibetan people.

    Read more about the Racism Against Tibetans in America at https://bit.ly/2JJNC5a
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 01:56 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about life path compatibility where compatibility is determined based on the different lifestyles, thoughts, communication and patterns of each Life Path Number.

    This article reveals the life path 22’s compatibility with other life path numbers form 1 to 33 which explains strength and weakness of each and every life path’s number including 22’s too. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2GnQLFL
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 01:54 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about life path compatibility where compatibility is determined based on the different lifestyles, thoughts, communication and patterns of each Life Path Number.

    This article reveals the life path 11’s compatibility with other life path numbers form 1 to 33 which explains strength and weakness of each and every life path’s number including 11’s too. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Z88o3S
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 01:52 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about life path compatibility where compatibility is determined based on the different lifestyles, thoughts, communication and patterns of each Life Path Number.

    This article reveals the life path 9’s compatibility with other life path numbers form 1 to 33 which explains strength and weakness of each and every life path’s number including 9’s too. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Gk5vW7
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 12:26 PM
    Beautiful account of how Rinpoche met HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche when Rinpoche was 18 years old. It has changed Rinpoche’s life from then on having trust and respect over time. HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was Rinpoche root guru and taught Rinpoche many teachings. There is indeed a unique bond of love, compassion, trust and gratitude exists between HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and our Guru . When a unique bond is created , Rinpoche will never abandon his root teacher no matter what obstacles comes along the way. This is truly guru devotion an example for us as student of Rinpoche, never give up . Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/i-met-kyabje-zong-rinpoche-at-18
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 12:24 PM
    Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so we do never give up during difficult situation. Never give up , and be confident in what we do , at least try our very best. Achieving a goal is a wildly exhilarating thing. If we are flirting with the idea of giving up, we could be throwing away opportunities. Time is short, accept our mistakes and keep on learning Dharma. It’s time you learned to embrace the gifts of adversity, and remembered that every setback brings us closer to our goals. We all face challenges in life, we have to keep going and not to embarrass our teacher. Our teacher is our Buddha. There is always no short to success, we have to learn and practice sincerely.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/dont-embarrass-the-buddha
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 12:23 PM
    There can be a number of psychological triggers that cause nightmares in adults. When one having anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder it can easily cause them to experience chronic, recurrent nightmares. Nightmare disorder involves disturbing or scary dreams that awaken us and causing us adequate sleep. Sleep should be a treat, not a terror. Rinpoche has taught us of a way to stop night mares or bad dreams by reciting a powerful mantra before sleep. We need not to be a Buddhist to chant this Dorje Shugden mantra. Dorje Shugden is an enlightened beings will help anyone regardless of race and faith , when we rely on sincerely . By nature Dorje Shugden is compassionate , helpful and having protective abilities to help us all. By reciting the Dorje Shugden mantra , we are protected during our sleep , while travelling and in area where is negative energy or negative beings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this teachings that will help us with a good sleep at night.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/if-you-have-reoccurring-nightmares-try-this-mantra
  • Sofi
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 10:34 AM
    Ullambana Festival at Kechara Forest Retreat

    According to the Ullambana Sutra, Maudgalyayana, one of Buddha Shakyamuni’s chief disciples, saw with his clairvoyance that his beloved mother had been reborn as a Hungry Ghost (preta) in the lower realms. She had a thin long neck, a huge belly and was always starving. When he tried to feed her, the food he offered turned into burning coals as soon as it touched her tiny mouth.

    Read more about this interesting story: http://bit.ly/UllambanaAtKFR
  • Sofi
    Monday, Jul 22. 2019 10:28 AM
    The Importance of Tibet Befriending China

    An interesting article on the importance of Tibet befriending China. On the one hand, the Tibetan leadership are (understandably) always criticising the Chinese leadership. But what is done is done, and whatever Tibet was or was not in relations to China and its sovereignty is not in the cards anymore. So do not keep talking about what Tibet was. If they want a better deal for Tibet, then it is high time they tone down the negative rhetoric and humbly reach out to China. So it is important that at every get-together with foreign dignitaries and their citizens, the Tibetan leadership stops criticising and talking about the evils of China.

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/TibetChinaFriends
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Jul 21. 2019 10:10 PM
    Rejoice for Jie that he can now speaks. All appreciation to the kindness of Guru, Tsem Rinpoche for blessing him and all the children. Besides, I believe it is because Chef Au has been working as a vegetarian chef and retrained himself from meat that have accumulated the merits to help his son. A wonderful miracle story to share to all. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow for sharing this story.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/behind-the-scenes/miracles-of-tsem-rinpoche-4.html

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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文冬野人咖啡厅开张了!- https://bit.ly/2IRGdBM
Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    4 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    4 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    4 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    6 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    6 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    7 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    7 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    7 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    7 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    7 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    7 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
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    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Madam Glian Sim prepared the water bowls before the water offerings were started. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Madam Glian Sim prepared the water bowls before the water offerings were started. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Janice So has offered flowers to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara and all Buddhas prior to the prayer. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Janice So has offered flowers to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara and all Buddhas prior to the prayer. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has carried a session of prayer recitations to Mother Tara in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried a session of prayer recitations to Mother Tara in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
We have new student last week. He is only 3 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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We have new student last week. He is only 3 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
Wow most students can do full lotus. Rejoice. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wow most students can do full lotus. Rejoice. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Alice guided students to do prostration. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Alice guided students to do prostration. Lin Mun KSDS
We have Robey showing us the right way to do plank during the exercise session. Lin Mun KSDS
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We have Robey showing us the right way to do plank during the exercise session. Lin Mun KSDS
Students enjoyed activities last Sunday. Exercise and stretching lesson. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students enjoyed activities last Sunday. Exercise and stretching lesson. Lin Mun KSDS
Thanks to Uncle Edward, Karen, Ashley Tan, Ashley Eng, Neil, Usha and Sudharshan for helping out for our lunch distribution today. We would also like to thank our sponsors Sogo and Munchy's for their continuous support. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 days ago
Thanks to Uncle Edward, Karen, Ashley Tan, Ashley Eng, Neil, Usha and Sudharshan for helping out for our lunch distribution today. We would also like to thank our sponsors Sogo and Munchy's for their continuous support. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 week ago
These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
1 week ago
A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
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Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
1 week ago
Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
1 week ago
Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
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Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
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Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
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How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
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Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
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Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
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