Will you allow this to happen?…

Mar 20, 2013 | Views: 1,088

Dear friends,

Sometimes different issues may be difficult to understand or even look at. But we have to remember, in order to alleviate a problem, we have to understand the problem. To understand is to open ourselves no matter how painful. Be kind, open your mind please.

I found this image of a puppy named Angel on the internet… She was chained to the wall, abandoned and allowed to starve to DEATH under the harsh cold weather. If you take a look at the picture closely, you can see that she wasn’t even allowed to lay her head on the ground. Her frail body had to withstand the snow under her feet and falling onto her tiny body…

Poor poor thing, how can anyone be so cruel and to leave her to die in such a horrible way?

Please share this with everyone you know. We must always share stories such as this one so that people are more aware of the sufferings many animals endure… By sharing, that in itself is doing something about it… the more voices we have against animal cruelty, the more pressure it will put on these abusers to stop their cruel actions.

Animal cruelty is widespread across the globe. Fortunately, awareness about animal cruelty is also growing. We now see many famous celebrities speaking up against animal cruelty, and I find that very touching and a good use of the fame that they have. However, their efforts are not quite enough as many more animals still go through much sufferings, sometimes they go unnoticed!

Is there any form of animal cruelty happening in your own or neighbours backyard?

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Angel, chained to the wall in the freezing weather… this poor puppy died from starvation and the harsh weather.


 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jan 19, 2018 at 12:40 pm

    Poor Angel dog chained to the wall ………so inhuman and cruel to let the suffering dog to die in such a manner. Not only that Angie was abandoned in the first place and she was starve to death. Why can’ nt the former owner just leave Angie alone. Sad to see Angie condition, skinny and suffering in pain before dying.
    The authority concerned must stop this cruelty from happening and put a heavy fine if caught the culprit who did it. Do not hurt them , care and love them or at least put them in a home. Do hope more will people speak up against animal cruelty and bring awareness around.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  2. Mary Dives on Jan 12, 2015 at 5:38 am

    I dont even have the words to explan how sad and cruel this is.If u dont want the animal atleast just let it go so it can take care of itself.This breaks my heart so much.I just dont understand who could do this and live with there self.I also wish more people would get involved when they see an animal being abused.Help them!They cant help there self.

  3. sharon ogrady on Jan 4, 2015 at 4:01 am

    I have no words that could express my horror and sadness. It took my breath away when I saw the image.. How in this world could a human being inflict such wickedness to an innocent animal.
    Makes me want to get off this planet.
    I hope karma sorts this one out….Please!!!!!!

  4. Celeste Cline on Jan 4, 2015 at 12:20 am

    Unfortunately, I cannot help financially because we are barely paying are bills & buying food for our family. I can re-post, though.

  5. Jo on Apr 2, 2014 at 1:37 am

    What I want to know is WHERE this happened? I am so enrage right now I want to go and find the POS that did this and chain him/her to a wall – while I invite every single animal supporter I know to have a free ten minutes of whipping time! Isn’t there a GPS on the photo? Why didn’t they let the poor baby go – at least it would stand half a chance that someone might find her and care for her. But no, these POS had to make the poor baby suffer. Petitioning is fine but there is no immediate satisfaction. I want them to suffer. I hope they live long enough to see their offspring die a slow miserable painful death. KARMA.

  6. Laura Cosgrove on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    This is horrible. I think of being a child and needing someone to take the time to help and care for me. I had parents but this animal is a life that thinks, feels, and what is done? Should we turn our backs, see no evil, hear no evil, and not “bother” to respond??????

  7. Ananthanarayan Ramakrishnan on Mar 29, 2014 at 3:20 pm

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  8. Edward ooi on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:37 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I do not understand why people would chain a cute puppy to a wall and let it die of starvation and harsh weather? It’s so innocent. I would say that this poor puppy have suffered three of the most horrible death which is starvation, thirst and harsh weather. It must be hell for the puppy when Angel was chained to the wall. I hope Angel will take good rebirth and may she learn the Dharma in her future lifetimes.

  9. Edern Tan on Sep 17, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    I felt so hurt as I was reading this article. The culprit must be punished severely by law. Can’t put themselves in animals’ shoes ???if they can they would know how much had the animals, their pets had been suffering.

  10. Lucas Roth on Aug 27, 2013 at 3:18 am

    This is so horrible and sad, i hope this puppy has a good rebirth. karma will come back and these kind of people will get it someday. I hate animal cruelty and i help as many animals that i can. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this.

  11. cavory on Aug 25, 2013 at 12:30 am

    assez de ces souffrances ,pauvres petits loulous

  12. charriere patricia on Aug 25, 2013 at 12:22 am

    c est une horreur les encules qui ont fait ca devraient subir la meme chose en pire les regarder agoniser de douleur que fait la justice putain de merde que fait elle rien non rien car la justice en a rien a faire des animaux et c est degueulasse mes prieres vont vers cet louloute et qu elle repose en paix et qu elle soit heureuse au paradis des chiens

  13. Brigitte Cavanagh on Aug 23, 2013 at 2:57 am

    This is so so cruel its taking my breath away………we need laws and strong ones to stop malicious people from doing atrocities to innocent animals.

  14. ROBIN on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:41 am

    i would not allow this horrible thing to happen! damn humans need to be vaporized because of this. animals rule..humans suck BIG TIME

  15. anthony on Aug 22, 2013 at 6:51 am

    gone but never forgotten

  16. chavelard on Aug 22, 2013 at 1:16 am

    honte d etre un humain !!!sommes nous des erreurs de la nature!!

  17. Jessey Dell on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:01 am

    this is DISTURBING!!!! I hope people who did this will pay. What goes around, comes around. There really is a special place for people in hell who do this to animals, and you are on the first train there!

  18. Helen Gallagher on Aug 19, 2013 at 10:59 am

    So very sad. Wish I could do more.

  19. Michelle Jarrell on Aug 19, 2013 at 10:37 am

    The precious babies were gods gifts to the human race, NOT to consume, abuse, neglect, or EAT… BUT to be the one true friend that will always love and care for you until their last breath.

  20. Nina paccione on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:04 am

    This was a long and horrible death from a cruel person who chained this puppy up in cold weather. At least they could have brought it to a shelter or let it loose to find it’s own shelter. This was un just and cruel and mean to this to an innocent puppy. My heart bleeds looking at this picture. This was cruel and not fair. We must be the voice for the voiceless. May he RIP.

  21. John Douros on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:48 am

    Where was this?

  22. Patricia Dolan on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:47 am

    .

  23. Shona Duncan on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:32 am

    I have typed and retyped this comment as each time I could not find the right words to explain how I feel looking at this picture!! Anger,total heartbreak,beyond sad,sick,aghast,shocked,and on and on….I keep asking myself why there are people in this world who are so conditioned to feel no emotions when it comes to animals!! I will never comprehend why they can sit in their warm houses,eat 3 square meals a day and let their pet suffer such awful abuse!! But even worse is why the law does not treat the negligence and death of animals the same as humans? If the sentencing for abusing/killing animals was a long sentence, how many abusers would stop??

  24. valerie gattoni on Aug 19, 2013 at 7:59 am

    this makes me so mad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Moejj on Aug 19, 2013 at 7:54 am

    NO I will not allow this to happen. I foster. I volunteer at an animal shelter. I go on rescues. I can’t change the world, but I can help what animals I come on contact with.

  26. Julien Roth on Apr 2, 2013 at 8:46 pm

    What kind of person would do this to an animal. Its just cruel and wrong. Angel looks like such a nice and cute dog. The person who did this must be evil. I just don’t get why people would even THINK about doing this to an animal. I would NOT let this happen. I wish i could have been there to help this dog when it was suffering.

  27. Junior on Apr 1, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    This is totally totally horrible…
    It verry sad to see this poor puppy died in this way.
    Thank you for sharing this picture.

  28. Jutika Lam on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Oh my Buddha!!!

    How could anyone do such a thing???
    It sad that till this date there is still a lot of people in the world who still abuses not just dogs and cats but also other animals.

    In my point of view I think that the people that are abusing animals these days just don’t understand what it is like to be killed, starved, abused and even tortured until the animals are so beaten up, bleeding and as if torturing and abusing animals is not enough they even leave the abused, tortured animal to slowly dies which equals to the animal suffering in more pain even though death is right in front of them.

    It’s really a pity how everyday dogs like Angel and thousands more have to go through everyday.

    I really hope that whoever that starved Angel to death, the people who have abused animals before as well as the people who are abusing animals while I am writing this comment will eventually be caught and suffer the same method the animal they abused experienced.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this picture of Angel with all of us….. even though it is just one picture it really speaks a thousand words on Angel as well as animal cruelty.

    Love
    Jutika

  29. uncle eddie on Mar 31, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    The ability to have life, liberty and to pursue happiness should apply to all sentient beings, irrespective of who are deserving of such basic rights. We should refrain from committing actions that cause or condone to cause sufferings; such as creating causes for animals to be tortured, beaten, imprisioned, multilated or be killed. Who-so-ever this psychosis could have done such terrible actions to this poor dog, could be afficted by destructive emotions, and may even do such physical harm to those that they loved too! A highly great man has once said, quote: “Today, more than ever before, life must be characterised by a sense of universal responsibilty, not only nation to nation and human to human but also human to other forms of life”.

  30. Low ksjb on Mar 30, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    Thank you for the sharing Rinpoche.It is a very sad picture to see.How could anyone have such careless or inhumane action towards such a weak and defend less animal.If the owner have no intention to raise a pet then, they should not have taken in the pet.A person who intend to keep or raise a pet ,must have the commitment and love to do so.They should never feel it is a burden to do so.
    For Angel, I hope for its good rebirth in a good family or even as a human and a chance to be acquainted with the dharma.

  31. tenzin llhamo on Mar 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    How it breaks my heart to see such cruelty! How can people do such thing? I can imagine the cold, pain, starvation and suffering Angel had to go through before dying a slow death! There was barely any chain for her to move around freely but I believe even if the chain was long enough, she would have died from the bitter cold.
    Yes, a lot of celebrities are creating the cause to let people know about animal cruelty but I believe more can be done therefore for those who truly love animals, please share and help those poor animals who can’t speak for themselves.

  32. Julia Tan on Mar 30, 2013 at 1:06 am

    My heart broke by just looking at the picture. I cannot imagine the pain that the little Angel had gone through until the last breath of her life. What had she done so wrong that she has to bear such a cruel punishment? The karma will come back to this person who did this to her.

  33. Wah Ying on Mar 30, 2013 at 12:08 am

    Yes normally I can’t stand looking at the pictures of children, old people or animals suffer – whether is a sick baby, sick old people or animals in slaughter house… I tend to avoid looking at them second times. I will scroll down or up if I see these on Facebook. Now I know I have understand better if we really want to solve a problem…

    I will share also.

  34. Thierry on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    This is revolting! Plain revolting…
    I don’t have enough imagination to understand what goes on in the mind of those that did that, how can they get up every day and not feel horribly regretful, regretful to sickness, regretful to disease even…
    I rather be that poor dog than be them, the suffering is less, karma or not. I would not want to live with this act on my conscience…

  35. Cliff on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    This act of cruelty I find it very hard to believe and disturbing that some form of mind is capable of commiting such an act. What kind of mind would possess such a disgusting thought to be able to do this to poor Angel. She is barely any few months old and had to go through this suffering. I really feel hopeless and angry at times when I see these evidences of what some part of humanity is capable of. I really hope he/she does not breed babies of their own when they have this ability to do that to Angel. This just isn’t right. I do hope Angel has a good rebirth, some whe better, warm and kind, in a better world. Rinpoche is right, these things need to be shared and brought into awareness, children need to start learning compassion towards living beings whether animal or another human and adults need to start teaching and be an example of. I hope those who commit these sorts of cruel acts would be brought to justice or otherwise just stop, it only breeds more evil and is toxic to ones mind.

  36. Leann Lim on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:01 am

    This is so heart breaking and sad..how come people can be so cruel and treat the cute dog this inhuman way…Om Mani Padme Hum…i remember last time at my hometown there a lot of stray cats at by-lane, when they keep meow-ing,my neighbor will use water or even hot water splash on them..but when the awareness about animal cruelty is growing, happy that they not doing the cruel things anymore, even giving food to the stray cats…This is the wonderful changes been happen…we have to make effort create more and more awareness about animals cruelty,then we will see more and more like my neighbor cases happen..wonderful…Thanks to Rinpoche for sharing this facts for everyone know that this problems is really happen just around us.

  37. pavara on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, Thank you for sharing this post.

    We should never abuse any animals because they are like us who have feelings also. Why are all these cute animals being abused? what is this world becoming?

    I just heard from a friend that a Chinese boiled his cat alive. I always get news that animals are being ill-treated and abused.

    Can all people please help prevent cruelty to animals? Dogs and cats are such innocent creatures. So we shouldn’t harm them at any time.

  38. mitra on Mar 24, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    This is totally totally heart breaking!!! How can anyone be so cruel and to leave her to die in such a horrible way?verry sad to see this poor puppy died in this way.

  39. beatrix ooi on Mar 23, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    This is so cruel! I don’t understand why people would do this to the animals, if you do not like them then don’t buy/adopt them at the first place. They will only get hurt, they did nothing wrong to deserve to be treated so badly. I feel so sad when I look at the picture. Poor little puppy, may she have a good and swift rebirth.
    I hope more people will understand that animals do feel pain..
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  40. June Tang (KHJB) on Mar 22, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    It is really painful to see the picture !!How can anyone do such cruel things to another living being? Every animal is should be loved and cared,they have their right to live and human no right to abuse and kill them !!Please share out this news to many people with the motivation to educate people not to abuse animals,STOP ANIMAL CRUELTY !! Om Mani Pedme Hum…..may the puppy take good rebirth !!

  41. Jean Ai on Mar 22, 2013 at 1:25 am

    Omg. The suffering is etched all over that poor baby’s face. How can anyone have been so cruel to chain her up and even after that, to ignore her crying? Because you KNOW she didn’t pass away quickly, and would’ve cried and suffered for a long time…you just wonder what kind of karma she had to not be rescued, where even if people heard her cries, nothing moved in their hearts and they ignored her.

    It is no point acquiring wealth and material goods, when our hearts are cold. That is what I define as evil – when good men stand by and do nothing, that’s all it takes for evil to triumph.

  42. Carmen K. on Mar 22, 2013 at 1:00 am

    This is so sad. If someone could take this photo, that means someone could have done something to stop it and prevent Angel from being treated in such a way. To prevent death.

    Because in every situation we encounter, we have a choice to change and do something. If we leave and ignore, we will continue to live in a world based on our selectiveness. If we choose to do something, we continue to grow.

    Mankind is cruel. Yes. There are a whole load of mindsets out there, some conditioned to harm others, but that doesn’t mean that we should just close one eye and ignore. By ignoring, we are silently agreeing to what is being done. Make a change in today’s world because you live in it and you can change it.

  43. William on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:44 am

    This is such a cruel act. I have no words to say but may the people who did this to this poor puppy will prosecuted and karma come back to them. Hope that this will bring out some kindness in people and more awareness to people to treat animals better.

  44. Martin on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:33 am

    When I see pictures such as this I am hit with a barrage of emotions. A person’s conscience would have to be so terribly and irreversibly seared to be able to do something like this to a defenseless being – a life that is fully capable of feeling pain. And it is not an isolated case as we see more and more abuse being reported from all over the world. The question I cannot answer is why would a human being inflict such torture on a little dog. Not only was the act totally devoid of even the most basic of humanity, it also shows how ignorant human beings are, of the repercussions of their actions. It is worrying to think that there are such people like that in the world, and even more who are ready to stand by to witness and condone such wickedness.

    We cannot stop every cruel deed being done to animals but we can compensate with our kindness to the animals we encounter, we can refrain from being the cause for their abuse, and we can refuse to be mere alibis for this kind of mistreatment and instead create awareness that such cruelty persists in the world today and should not be tolerated.

    Angel died under such horrible circumstances and I hope she has taken good rebirth. The person(s) who caused such suffering should worry for they have sowed extremely terrible karmic seeds.

  45. Jessica Yap on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    This is taking animal cruelty to a whole new level. Saying this is heart breaking would be the understatement of the millennium. I used to get really angry and mad at the person who did this, but after meeting the Dharma, I pity them instead.

    May Angel have a good rebirth as human and be able to meet the Dharma and practise so that incidents like this wont be happening to Angel again..
    May the person who did this realize that it is wrong and stop doing it.

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche..

  46. Sheryl KH (JB) on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    Countless of animal cruelty out there, endless, really…for cases like this, it is done on purpose, and it shows how twisted is the heart of the doer.

    I wonder what made the person did what he/she had done to Angel. S/he had the heart to chain the dog onto a wall knowing what would come next. I wonder too if anyone heard Angel’s calling for help. It is quite impossible that Angel wont bark for help.

    This also makes me think what karma that Angel had made in the past that she had to suffer this way. To feel cold and hungry at the same time and to feel abandoned. How cold-hearted this world has become.

  47. pastor on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    The perpetrator of this evil and heartless act is a sadist. Otherwise,a crazy person. This is cruelty that is unimaginable and to be utterly abhorred.

    To have to die in such a manner, with so much suffering.Not being allowed to lie down and to have one’s frail body exposed so helplessly to the bitter cold.

    Though one may glibly say that the perpetrator of this grievous crime against a being, who is utterly helpless, will himself/herself be subject to similar suffering as the wheel of sharp weapons turns on him/her, yet one cannot help but want to do something about the abject misery of this and other helpless beings everywhere.

    It’s time to go all out in support of a sanctuary or safe haven for all these victims of such vile acts of cruelty.

  48. David Lai on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    This is really crazy and it would make just anybody sane really angry. There’s many ways to look at this and for one, the person who did this to this puppy must be sick in the head and probably going through similar mental suffering. What people inflict on others is just a reflection of the mental suffering they are going through. This does not justify this act but we must certainly remember this when we encounter people who are difficult and hateful.

    The other angle is to look at the poor puppy but what did the puppy did in his previous life to create the cause to be reborn as an animal and be tortured in this manner? Karma is blind and the result resembles the cause. The puppy must have been really means and nasty in its previous life. Why pity the puppy now when the perpetrator is creating the cause to suffer a similar suffering later on. I am not asking one to pin the blame on a previous life. The blame is definitely not the puppy in this life but the cruel and hateful person who did this.

    Whatever it is, the puppy definitely do not deserve to die in this manner but I pity the perpetrator for he does not know what he is doing and what sort of destiny he is creating for himself.

  49. patsy on Mar 21, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    Outright cruelty! How can people be so heartless! It is heartbreaking that an innocent puppy had to suffer this way due to someone’s insane actions. May Angel take a better rebirth……..

  50. wansan on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:53 am

    This is indeed very heartbreaking and depressing. I am sure this picture has brought tears to many animal lovers out there. This cute little puppy did not even have the chance to grow up and its life has just ended like that. Chained to a well, abandoned and was starved to death. How can anyone do such thing to a fragile puppy! The person who did this to Angel is just plain cruel and cold-blooded. May Angel have a good rebirth.

  51. Justin Cheah on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:43 am

    This photo really bothers me a lot. I cannot imagine why would the abuser have the heart to do this terrible act. We should share as many as possible out to our friends to at least let other people know of this kind of cruelty is still happening out there. Poor Angel, may you have a better rebirth in your future lives.

  52. Joy on Mar 20, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    Oh my gawwwdddd… this is so so cruel!!!! What is going on with these people… why on earth would they even wanna keep a pet? What kind of sick minds do they have??? Yes it is true there are many many more abused animals that goes unnoticed daily that we do not know and is not reported, or we choose to ignore cos we do not see it. But fact is, it is happening. From those who breed puppies and pedigrees for the beautiful pet stores to those being farmed and tortured for our daily meals.

    It seems like the more advance we become, the more mental we are as well. I am so shocked to see this dog suffer and died a painful cold and slow death… and will definitely share this to create the awareness of animal cruelty. If you do not like animals, the least you can do is not harm them! I wonder what kind of karma the owner will face for such a horrible inhuman action.

  53. So Kin Hoe on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    This is very sad and it should not happen at all. The one who did this to the dog is totally running out of compassion. May the dog takes a good rebirth as human and help other less fortunate animals.

  54. AdelineTan on Mar 20, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    It is truly sad and heart breaking to see this poor puppy died in this way. How can a human being be so cruel to take the life of an innocent and helpless animal,it’s unbelievable! Hopefully this story and picture will help to create awareness of animal cruelty and to prevent and stop it. May the puppy will take a good rebirth. OM Mani Pedme Hum!

  55. Felix Kong on Mar 20, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Really really really sad … This dog had to suffer in freezing weather until died . Don’t know why they want abuse animal like this . I’m believe KARMA , they have created a cause and this situation will come back to them . May this dog have a good reborn in next life .

  56. sarahyap on Mar 20, 2013 at 6:10 pm

    So horrible… I just don’t understand the cruelty that people can do towards animals. It truly is heart breaking to see and know how much this poor puppy had to suffer due to the cruelty of just one individual…

    I hope that pictures and stories such as this will go viral so that more awareness on cruelty towards animals can be brought to the public so that these abusers will mend their ways, and the public will be more attentive towards animals that are abused…

    May this poor puppy have a good rebirth and never suffer such harsh conditions again.

  57. HelenaC on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    This is totally totally heart breaking!!! How can anyone be so cruel and to leave her to die in such a horrible way? It is totally horrible, my heart is falling as well as my tears!!!! I will not let this happen around my compound, and no matter I see ppl cruel to the animals I will always stop them!!! I just can’t stand the helpless animal got abused not tortured!!! I hate this act!! We must educate the young ones to love animals and the spread these awarenesses to the public!!

  58. Andrew Boon on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    What is this world coming to? This is beyond cruel… its downright evil! Whatever possesses one to even contemplate such an act is really beyond me. It is bad enough to chain a poor dog, but to literally “hang” him from a wall and left to starve?

    Imagine the karma that the person/persons will be getting for this act… then again, imagine what the poor little pooch’s karma is to be treated in such manner!

    Lesson here is, karma’s is karma whether we choose to believe it or not and it WILL return as sure as a well crafted boomerang!

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    Interesting read of Dr R Nyamaa ‘s biography. Dr R Nyamaa been the very first Mongolian woman doctor of bone tuberculosis. She is a multifaceted woman who works to empower herself and empower others. To be a doctor at those days is definitely brave and courageous. A great teacher having brought many changes to the medical world, introducing many new initiatives and practices in the field of training and treatment. She did published more than 60 articles in research reports, edited 4 manuals and 4 textbooks for students and doctors. She held several post and had received many rewards for her work in medical fields. She continued to serve at the First State Medical Centre till her retirement. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/dr-r-nyamaa-the-grande-dame-of-mongolian-medical-health.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Sep 18. 2021 02:19 PM
    Before reading this post I used to think witches are women wearing black and pointed hats having evil or wicked magical powers. They practice and believes to have supernatural skills and abilities such as the casting of spells. Interesting read of this post very informative indeed. I understand better now the role of witches and they have nothing to do with worshipping something negative. Many people have a lot of misconception regarding witches in fact. Through history and long ago they have been prejudiced but not now many came to realise they deserve understanding and respect. Clear and detail explanation watching those videos.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/witches.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Sep 18. 2021 02:17 PM
    The lady in red is all about stories of what happened to the two robbers arriving at doorstep of an old but regal inn named Redgrave Inn. Tragedy then befallen on one of the robbers Gareth. As they were checking in the attic for the night they saw a painting of a lady in a red gown feeling sad. Having misunderstandings the other robber Joseph left. Strange indeed Gareth went missing nowhere to be seen. Months later Joseph still could not make sense of what really happened went back to get the whole history of this strange lady in red. Interesting the paintings which Joseph saw now the lady in red is with his friend Gareth . Recording to the former owner then there’s many strange things had happened at Redgrave Inn before Gareth’s disappearance. Sound scary but interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/paranormal-stories/the-lady-in-red.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 15. 2021 01:28 PM
    Very informative post about Six Perfections. To me I have still along way to go but reading this precise teachings have given me a better understanding about it. Learning some knowledge from this post, will continue to read it time from time to improve myself and arm with more knowledge. A simple guide yet very precise and advanced teachings to me. For someone new like me is a good start to learn from here.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Niral for sharing this informative learning of Six Perfections.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/introduction-to-the-six-perfections.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 15. 2021 01:25 PM
    Awesome having all these beautiful Tsa Tsa which is specially made easy and convenient for everyone. Small in size but powerful to bring along during travelling . The process of making it amazing with much care and concentration . There are truly blessed images indeed that can also be inserted into bigger statues right now at Kechara Forest Retreat. Its take a lot of times and care doing it.
    Thank you Rinpoche for create such beautiful Tsa-tsa.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/tsa-tsas-are-nice.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 15. 2021 01:25 PM
    Beautiful and inspiring story which will touch the hearts of many . Been growing up in a family who against Tem Rinpoche for practicing Dharma is really hard and difficult one could imagined. How Rinpoche had the determination and will power to over come those obstacles he endured . Choosing his family and choosing Dharma , Rinpoche choose the later. Nor matter what happened Rinpoche somehow managed to practice Dharma under H E Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin his first Dharma teacher. It was because of Kensur Rinpoche that Rinpoche stayed with Geshe-la, studied under him before going to India to become a monk. Not only that later meeting root guru H H Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.
    After years visiting Rashi Gempil Ling,the temple of Rinpoche’s childhood again and not been able to enter to temple Rinpoche offered prayers and three prostrations on the sidewalk remembering his guru’s kindnesses. Bittersweet moment Rinpoche felt not able to visit the temple again .
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this with us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/i-was-prostrating-outside-rashi-gempil-ling.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 13. 2021 12:09 PM
    The three values of Olympism are excellence, friendship and respect. About coming together in the spirit of sportsmanship, the competition between countries from all over world. It wasn’t just the athletic ability, it was their moral courage competing in the Olympics as a once in a lifetime opportunity for them.
    Olympic hurdler, Liu Xiang from China a sporting idol had won after China’s first ever male track and field Olympic gold medal. In the last Olympics due his recurring injury had forced not able to perform well. Despite crashing on the first hurdle he continued with much pain hopped onto the track, kissed his final hurdle before he made it to the finishing line. His courage and determination had won the heart of many in the stadium and back home. He had showed an example of good sportsmanship and being able to lose gracefully.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/great-olympic-courage.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 13. 2021 12:07 PM
    An animal testing is known as testing of live animal in any scientific experiment. A live animal is likely to suffer pain, distress and lasting harm in the procedure . Animals used in laboratories are deliberately harmed, and are usually killed at the end of the experiment. It is cruel and inhumane to experiment on animals, that alternative methods available to researchers can replace animal . I am sure there are other methods as now the world is so advance in their technology. Animals should not be used in research or to test the safety of products. Thankfully, the development of non-animal methods is growing, and fast. Due to innovations in science, animal tests are being replaced in areas such as toxicity testing, neuroscience and drug development.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing to bring awareness of these animals testing which should be banned.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/alternatives-to-animal-testing.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 13. 2021 12:05 PM
    When we see the world through serene eyes, we generate peace wherever we go. A message of peace, respect and love towards others is at the heart of all of the major world religions. Listen with the intent to understand, be helpful, caring to others nor matter what race and religion or faith. Glad that a dialogue between Catholic and Buddhist religious and social action leaders coming together at Vatican. All participants living in America from New York City, Chicago, San Francisco and so forth .
    Religion is about increasing peace and harmony in the world. … People of all different religions should be given the opportunity to pursue good in their own way. Quoted Aung San Suu Kyi
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful news.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/this-is-so-needed.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Sep 12. 2021 02:48 PM
    All suffering is in fact the result or fruit of negative emotions such as attachment, greed, jealously, pride, anger, and hatred. The five afflictive emotions are the source of suffering. Pride leads to unhappiness in long run. Letting go of these instead of clinging on to it will lead us to nowhere. A profound teachings …….as quoted The letting go is from clinging on to the afflictive emotions, the anger, jealousy, feelings of unjust treatment, which all stems from our self-cherishing mind. Remembered the kindness the Guru has shown us and what we will never give up nor matter what happened. I am still plenty to learn.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Joy Kam for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/rinpoche-through-my-eyes-vajra-yogini-or-anger
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Sep 12. 2021 02:46 PM
    Heard stories from senior students of Rinpoche about assignment that had changed their lives. Reading this post tells us more through the eyes of Joy Kam. Some understandings learned from it. The little assignments which many have taken it for granted actually helps to change our karmic situation. Rinpoche wanted us to realize later on but not now from a particular assignment. What Rinpoche did there is always a reason behind it which many might not understand till later on. Rinpoche knows best, always cares for everyone and help us to improve, grow in our spiritual path. And also helped us to purify certain karma . Interesting read
    Thank you Rinpoche and Joy Kam for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/rinpoche-through-my-eyes-the-assignment
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Sep 12. 2021 02:45 PM
    Beautiful and famous story of a learned master Geshe who loved butter . Even though he loves butter so much yet as he has kept his commitments, and engaged in Dharma studies, doing sadhana and retreats he is able to ascend to Kechara Paradise. Wow ……the Geshe’s attachment was transformed into a powerful aspiration to take rebirth in a Pure Land.
    Butter tea is a traditional Tibetan drink and it is severed in all household has become a necessity. There are many benefits drinking butter tea such as at high altitudes , boost immunity and energy ,an appetite suppressant and so forth.
    The goal of any spiritual person is to strive towards attaining self-realization. We should be free from anxiety and distress, unencumbered by frivolous affections, and liberated from specious attachments. Nothing in life is permanent. Keeping our commitments, and always engaged in Dharma activities. Once we dominate ourselves through consciousness, the attachments disappear. Attachment comes from the accumulated past. The things we are attached to are no more than shadows of the past. The story of the Geshe indeed an inspiration and example for us .
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this beautiful post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-the-geshe-who-loved-butter
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 8. 2021 02:51 PM
    Foie gras is a specialty food product made of the liver of a duck or goose. Well its as an expensive, and luxury foods for some and only sold in high-end restaurants. Eating foie gras is unhealthy for humans. If one have seem how it was make , one will definitely not eating it. Duck or goose are kept in small crowded cages cramped together. This is accomplished by force-feeding corn to the animals using a feeding tube. Can imagine how cruel, pumping pounds of grain and fat into their stomachs causing the livers to swell and abdomens become distended. They mistreated and tortured inside foie gras factories all over the world. Now more countries came to realised the painfully method and begin to ban the practice of foie gras production. Nothing can describe such barbaric practice nor can such practice ever be justified. Celebrities like Roger Moore and so forth are now using their fame to speak up for the good of others. That’s wonderful.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing to bring awareness.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/even-007-turns-his-nose-up-to-foie-gras.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 8. 2021 02:48 PM
    Watching this rare video of Oracle tells all. Its fantastic indeed. I have not seem one yet hopefully in future. Consulting oracles has been practised since ancient times. In Tibetan Buddhism the practice is special unique and even till to this days consulting oracles continues to play a major roles in the lives of practitioners. Oracles serve as a guide for Tibetans in political decisions, predictions about natural forces, healing and so forth. They are also sometimes used as protectors. It was the oracles that gave the Dalai Lama specific advice on how to escape Tibet during the Chinese invasion in 1959. Many oracles used to be present in Tibet, but their numbers have decreasing as a result of various factors. Interesting watch….a rare video.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/videos/fantastic-oracle-film.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 8. 2021 02:46 PM
    Is it right? Well its not right most of us would said it. Life is life’s greatest gift. The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Love the animals , they are one of us. No matter how few possessions we own or how little money we have, loving wildlife, caring and nature will make us rich beyond measure. Animals are our friends and companions. Choosing vegetarians on our menu is the right choice.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing, a reminder for us to give love and care to all animals. Do not harm them ,go meatless at least .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/is-it-right.html

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Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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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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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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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
4 months ago
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
5 months ago
#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
6 months ago
#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
6 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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.
10 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
11 months 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
12 months 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
1 years ago
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
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
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
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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Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
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KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
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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
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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
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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
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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.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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