Helena Roerich: Writer, Philosopher and Peacemaker

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The graceful Helena Ivanovna Roerich (born Shaposhnikova) 1879 – 1955

The graceful Helena Ivanovna Roerich (1879 – 1955)

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Joy Kam)

The graceful and talented Russian writer, artist, theosophist, explorer, healer and philosopher, Helena Ivanovna Roerich was born on February 12, 1879. She was the beloved wife of the famous painter, Nicholas Roerich.

They were both disciples of Master Morya, the teacher of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (Madame Blavatsky), founder of the Theosophical Society. With the help and collaboration of various teachers from the East, Helena and Nicholas Roerich founded the Agni Yoga Society in New York in the early 20th Century. The Agni Yoga Society advocated the philosophical teachings known as Living Ethics.

Master Morya, whose spiritual teachings called Agni Yoga were disseminated by Helena and Nicholas Roerich. He was also the teacher of Madame Blavatsky, the founder of the Theosophical Society.

Master Morya, whose spiritual teachings called Agni Yoga were disseminated by Helena and Nicholas Roerich. He was also the teacher of Madame Blavatsky, the founder of the Theosophical Society.

Helena and Nicholas travelled to and explored many remote, hard-to-reach regions in Central Asia. It was part of their quest to learn about the culture, life and spiritual beliefs of the East, and how it related to human consciousness and the enlightened mind. They were very spiritual at heart and believed that their purpose on this planet was to spread the message of the Divine.

Helena was not just a great philosopher; she was an inspiration, a great leader and a prominent contributor to the world of art and culture. She was the founder and honorary President of the Institute of Himalayan Studies, also known as ‘Urusvati’ in India. Among her many publications are translations of two volumes of Helena P. Blavatsky’s ‘Secret Doctrine’, and a selection of Master Morya’s letters known as ‘Cup of the East’.

She also co-wrote the ‘International Treaty for Protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and Historical Monuments’, better known as the Roerich Pact, and is still revered around the world for her wisdom and her profoundly spiritual books.

 

Young Helena

The little five-year-old Helena Shaposhnikova, 1884

The five-year-old Helena Shaposhnikova, 1884

Born in St. Petersburg, Helena Roerich was the daughter of a famous Russian architect, Ivan Ivanovich Shaposhnikov, who designed the St. Petersburg Choral Synagogue. Her mother was Ekaterina Vassilievna Shaposhnikova who came from the ancient Golenischev-Kutuzov family from Novgorod.

When Helena was young, she was a very sensitive child and would often fall ill. What is interesting is that when she was ill, she would see two very tall men who would suddenly appear from nowhere and come to her aid.

When she related these visions and experiences to her family and other adults, they would dismiss her tales and tell her to stop imagining things. They obviously did not believe her, so she decided to keep her thoughts to herself and refrained from sharing them.

Helena at 10 years old. Even when Helena was young, she was very graceful and had a regal presence.

Helena at 10 years old. Even when Helena was young, she was very graceful and had a regal presence.

Little Helena often spent summers at her aunt, E.V. Putyatina’s estate. Her aunt was married to Prince P.A. Putyatin and they resided in Bologoe in the Novgorod region. It is said that when Helena was staying there, she would go outside to feed the animals every morning and when they saw her coming, they would all rush to greet her.

Another picture of Helena when she was young

Another picture of Helena when she was young

 

A Love for Learning

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Helena came from a family of intellectual and highly-talented individuals like Arsenii Arkadievich Golenischev-Kutuzov, a well-known 19th Century poet; Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, a composer; and Mikhail Illarionovich Golenischev-Kutuzov, a field marshal.

Helena was an intelligent, inquisitive and highly independent child with a natural artistic talent. From a very young age, Helena showed exceptional abilities — she could play the piano and was able to read and write in three different languages when she was just seven. Even at such a tender age, she showed an interest in spirituality and started reading philosophical, spiritual, artistic and historical books.

Coming from such a rich, cultured background and being surrounded by highly-educated relatives, it is not surprising that Helena had the privilege of receiving a very good education. By all accounts, she enjoyed it very much.

The beautiful elegant Helena in her younger days

The beautiful and elegant Helena in her younger days

Helena received a gold medal for excellence when she graduated from St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Gymnasium in 1895. Apart from a formal education at school, she took the initiative to study a variety of other subjects on her own. She learned to paint and became well-versed in Russian and European literature, religious history and philosophy. Helena was especially interested in the great works of illustrious Indian philosophers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Ramakrishna and Vivekananda.

The former Mariinsky Gymnasium in Saint Petersburg

The former Mariinsky Gymnasium in St. Petersburg

After graduating, Helena wanted to further her studies in the St. Petersburg Conservatory but her family opposed it. They were afraid she would become interested in revolutionary ideas popular among the students there. Therefore, Helena continued her studies at home, mastering foreign languages and becoming well-versed in many different subjects.

 

Falling in Love

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It was 1899, in Bologoe, that Helena crossed paths with Nicholas Konstantinovich Roerich. Nicholas soon became attracted to Helena and would often request her company at all kinds of exhibitions and performances. They shared many things in common and eventually fell in love. Despite her family’s objections, Helena married Nicholas Roerich in 1901 in St. Petersburg.

To commemorate their love, a monument was built in 2001 at the spot where they first met in Bologoe; it is named ‘Monument of Love’. The monument has inscribed upon it a beautiful quote from Nicholas Roerich’s essay called ‘The University’, which was a declaration of his love for Helena:

“I met Lada, my partner in life and inspirer, at Bologoe, at Prince P.A. Putyatin’s estate. Joy!”.

Nicholas Roerich fell in love with Helena and they tied the knot in 1901

Nicholas Roerich fell in love with Helena and they tied the knot in 1901

The monument celebrates the love and union of one of Russia’s most prominent artistic couples who shared the same vision for the world around them. After they married, Nicholas again wrote about their love:

“We passed amicably any obstacles. And the obstacles turned into possibilities. I devoted my books: To Helena, my wife, friend, partner and inspirer.”

Nicholas and Helena Roerich in 1908

Nicholas and Helena Roerich in 1908

Many of Nicholas Roerich’s artworks were born from the common creativity the couple shared. In Roerich’s books as well as his paintings, he refers to Helena as “She who leads”. He also said many times that there should have been two signatures on his paintings, his and his beloved Helena’s.

“We created together, and not without reason it was said that the works must have two names, women’s and men’s.”

She who holds the world (1933)

She who holds the world (1933)

She who leads (1943)

She who leads (1943)

From beyond (1935)

From beyond (1935)

Helena and Nicholas had two sons together. The elder, George, was born in August 1902 and the younger, Svetoslav, was born in October 1904. George grew up to be a renowned orientalist and scientist while Svetoslav took after his father and became a talented painter.

Helena (right) with her two sons, George and Svetoslav

Helena (right) with her two sons, George and Svetoslav

Her husband and sons admired Helena and she was considered the foundation of the Roerich family as well as their spiritual leader. Always supportive of Nicholas’ initiatives and projects, she would study deeply whatever subjects he was exploring. They travelled together often and explored around forty ancient cities in Russia searching for places of national history and culture in 1903 alone.

It was during these travels that Helena captured the beauty of various architectural monuments, paintings and ornaments with her photography skills. She was also skilled in restoration and together, she and Nicholas recovered many precious masterpieces from great artists like Van Dyck, Breugel, Rubens and van Orley, where their originals were hidden behind many layers of new paint.

Being an artistic person, Helena collected many antiques and works of art during her travels. She also composed over 300 written works, many of which can be seen in the Hermitage Museum today. Another of Helena’s interests was archaeology, and she and Nicholas would often help in excavation works in Novgorod and Tver.

Nicholas Roerich with his sons, George and Svetoslav.

Nicholas Roerich with his sons, George and Svetoslav.

In 1916, Helena fell very ill with pneumonia. A doctor strongly advised her to move to a warmer place. The Roerichs decided to move to Finland and lived along the shores of Lake Ladoga in Serdobol. Finland became independent in 1918 and closed its borders to Russia and this made it difficult for the Roerichs to return to their homeland.

In 1919, the Roerichs moved to England and made London their home. It was here in London that Helena began to collaborate with a group of great thinkers and Eastern philosophers. They were called “The Great Teachers” (Mahatmas) according to the Indian spiritual tradition and, together, they started the works of Agni Yoga.

Nicholas and Helena Roerich in Novgorod, Russia, 1905

Nicholas and Helena Roerich in Novgorod, Russia, 1905

 

Helena’s Travels and Works

Not long after their move to England in 1920, Nicholas Roerich was invited to the United States on a tour to exhibit his amazing artwork. The entire Roerich family then moved to New York.

Nicholas Roerich Museum, an International Art Centre in New York

Nicholas Roerich Museum, an International Art Centre in New York

It was in New York that the cultural activities under Nicholas Roerich’s leadership began. Helena played a huge role in supporting her partner during this creative manifestation. It set the foundation for the growth of cultural centres such as the Nicholas Roerich Museum, the International Art Centre, “Corona Mundi” (“Crown of the World”), and the International Painter’s Association “Cor Ardens” (Flaming Hearts).

Roerich’s esteemed cultural centres had great influence on America’s cultural development and sparked many more creative clubs, societies and educational institutions that brought together many artists and intellectuals. It was a time of great joy as many inspiring people collaborated and united to explore and expand their consciousness in order to find a counter to the increasingly materialistic world that was creating roadblocks in their journey of intellectual exploration.

Three years later, in December 1923, Helena and Nicholas decided to move the whole family to India. Helena had always been interested in, and was fascinated by India. She adored the richness of its culture and the deep spirituality integral to its soul. Many Russian intellectuals were attracted to India’s spiritual traditions, a trend that was especially true towards the end of the 19th Century. They were seeking morality and found that Indian traditions taught them to live better, simpler lives.

From 1924 to 1928, Helena joined her husband on a grand expedition to Central Asia organised by Nicholas. The expedition took them to some very hard-to-reach places in Russia, India, China, Mongolia, and Tibet.

From left to right on the elephant: Nicholas Roerich, Svetoslav Roerich, Helena Roerich, George Roerich in India, December 1923

From left to right on the elephant: Nicholas Roerich, Svetoslav Roerich, Helena Roerich and George Roerich in India, December 1923

They saw regions where few had traversed before, many of which were largely untouched and some even unknown. They would pause at each location and research its geography, archaeology, ethnography, history, philosophy, arts and religion.

Unknown mountains and passages were discovered and mapped out. They also found some very rare manuscripts and collections of important linguistic texts. Special attention was paid to the historical unity of the cultures of different people separated by vast distances.

The expedition was certainly not a leisurely task; they had to withstand extreme weather conditions, especially when they were travelling through the Himalayas. Local rebels, armed bandits and caravan looters were a constant threat; the expedition lost horses to poisonous grasses and were even very close to losing their own lives.

They endured all this, conquering 35 mountains and crossing the Gobi Desert in search of the mystical kingdom Shambhala. Although Nicholas did not find Shambhala, descriptions of it appear in his writings and depictions can be found in his paintings.

Nicholas Roerich’s Most Sacred - Treasure of The Mountains is a painting depicting the King of Shambala

Nicholas Roerich’s Most Sacred – Treasure of the Mountains is a painting depicting the King of Shambhala

When Nicholas decided to stay in Gulmarg in April 1925, Helena took the opportunity to translate the book ‘Mahatma’s Letters’ from English to Russian. It had been written by A. Trevor Barker based on the letters between the Theosophical Society and two English Theosophists, A. P. Sinnett and A. O. Hume in India.

Helena Blavatsky or Madame Blavatsky was a Russian spiritualist. Her works introduced the Roerichs to Shambhala.

Helena Blavatsky or Madame Blavatsky was a Russian spiritualist. Her works introduced the Roerichs to Shambhala.

The letters discussed the theosophical cosmos and spiritual hierarchy. In that same year, Helena wrote and published ‘Chalice of the East’ under the pen name Iskander Khanum.

In 1926, the Roerich’s expedition group stayed in Urga, which is known as Ulaanbaatar today. It was here that Helena’s manuscript, ‘Foundations of Buddhism’ was published.

This book presented Helena’s understanding and interpretation of the fundamental teachings and philosophical concepts of Buddha’s teachings. It explained complex Buddhist principles and the moral foundation of the Buddha’s teachings in a simple, easy-to-understand manner, and this ignited the West’s interest in Buddhism. The following year, one of the series of the Living Ethics books called ‘Community’ was published at this same place. Needless to say, Helena was one of the pioneers who played an important role in introducing Buddhism to the West.

When the Roerichs had completed their Central Asian expedition, they decided to stay on in the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. This is where they established the Institute of Himalayan Studies – Urusvati, which in Sanskrit means ‘Light of the Morning Star’.

nstitute of Himalayan Studies, ‘Urusvati’, which in Sanskrit means ‘Light of the Morning Star’. Today, it houses the memorial research library compiled by the Roerichs, and several zoological and botanical collections. It is also considered the Himalayan Folk Art Museum, and exhibitions like The History of the ’Urusvati’ Institute, The Roerich Pact: History and Modernity, and Nicholas Roerich: Life and Creative Work have been held here.

Institute of Himalayan Studies, ‘Urusvati’, which in Sanskrit means ‘Light of the Morning Star’. Today, it houses the memorial research library compiled by the Roerichs and several zoological and botanical collections. It is also considered the Himalayan Folk Art Museum, and exhibitions such as The History of the ‘Urusvati’ Institute, The Roerich Pact: History and Modernity, and Nicholas Roerich: Life and Creative Work have been held here.

Helena was the Honorary President-Founder of Urusvati and she was actively involved in organising the work and research conducted at the institute. Since she was both an art connoisseur and a philosopher, she understood very well the scientific problems researchers would face and would often direct their research herself. Her main focus was the study of ancient Eastern philosophies.

The Roerich family in Kullu Valley, India

The Roerich family in Kullu Valley, India

Urusvati focused its studies on the Asian region which has had a substantial influence on the development of world culture. The complex study of the human psyche and physiological aspects were one of the main subjects studied at Urusvati.

Helena had a dream and a vision of a city of knowledge and wisdom in the Kullu Valley, which would be an international centre for philosophy and science. This dream came true when Urusvati became a well-known institute where famous philosophers and scientists from all over the world would congregate, share and teach.

Rabindranath Tagore, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Albert Einstein, Robert Andrews Millikan, Louis de Broglie, S. Gedin, R. Magoffin, N.I. Vavilov and S.I. Metalnikov were some of the brilliant scholars and scientists who collaborated at Urusvati.

Helena Roerich in Darjeeling (1924)

Helena Roerich in Darjeeling (1924)

When Helena was in Kullu, she focused on writing her book, Living Ethics. The great laws of the cosmos, the meaning of human life, the importance of culture for human evolution, and mankind’s great teachers were some of the contents of Living Ethics.

Another very important subject Helena worked on was Cryptograms of the East, written in Russian and published in Paris in 1929 under another pen name Josephine Saint-Hilaire. It has been published in English as On Eastern Crossroads: Legends and Prophecies of Asia.

In this book, Helena presented the mythical legends and fables of great spiritual teachers and Enlightened Beings who have inspired the world and taught mankind invaluable lessons. Buddha, Christ, St. Sergius of Radonezh, Apollonius of Tyana and Akbar the Great all appear in this tome. With deep reverence for St. Sergius of Radonezh, the saviour and defender of Russia, she wrote and dedicated a special essay called ‘The Banner of St. Sergius of Radonezh’ to him.

 

Helena’s Later Years

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Helena spent the first half of 1930 translating two volumes of Helena Blavatsky’s fundamental work, ‘Secret Doctrine’ from English to Russian. Helena’s letters to over 140 people from different parts of the world give incredible insight into the inner thoughts and sound logic of a woman who was a pioneer in so many fields.

These letters contain answers to all kinds of questions from friends, cultural workers, her followers and even political leaders. She explains complex philosophical views, problems that scientists face, and the foundations of Living Ethics.

In 1940, a book titled ‘Letters of Helena Roerich’ was published in Russian in two volumes. Later, the complete set was translated into English and published by the International Centre of the Roerichs. This is also where all of Helena’s precious letters are safely kept today.

It was during Nicholas Roerich’s Manchurian expedition that Helena wrote to many international organisations to garner support for the Roerich Pact. The Roerich Pact is an international agreement, a treaty to protect historical monuments as well as artistic and scientific institutions.

The signing of the Roerich Pact, which was the first international treaty dedicated to the protection of artistic and scientific institutions and historical monuments. The Pact was signed by 21 countries, including the President of the United States Franklin Roosevelt.

The signing of the Roerich Pact — the first international treaty dedicated to the protection of artistic and scientific institutions and historical monuments. The Pact was signed by leaders of 21 countries, including the President of the United States Franklin Roosevelt.

Helena’s hard work paid off when the leaders of 21 countries, including the President of the United States, Franklin Roosevelt, signed the Roerich Pact on April 15, 1935.

Nicholas Roerich's Banner of Peace is illustrated in this painting called Madonna Oraflamma. It is a symbol of the Roerich Pact.

Nicholas Roerich’s Banner of Peace is illustrated in this painting called ‘Madonna Oraflamma’. It is a symbol of the Roerich Pact.

Nicholas Roerich passed away on December 13, 1947. This unfortunate event led Helena and her eldest son George to move to Delhi, and after that to Khandala in 1949. Eventually, they settled in a quaint little hill station on the Eastern Himalayan slopes called Kalimpong, north of Bengal. Helena liked living in Kalimpong; she was fond of the locals and integrated well with the Gurkhas, Bengalis and Tibetans living there.

She lived in the two-storey ‘Crookety House’ built in the 1940s by the British. The last few years of her life were spent here working, writing, painting and meditating.

Today, Helena’s Crookety House is a museum that attracts many artists and visitors from all over the world. A visitor from the U.K., Ian Graham, wrote an interesting review on a popular travel site saying, “The atmosphere in the house is one of tremendous stillness. One goes almost immediately into a meditative state on entering.”

Helena at her busy desk

Helena at her busy desk

She felt that her work on earth was to spread the teachings of Agni Yoga’s Living Ethics.

“I exist only due to the ray of the Great Master, who said it was necessary for me to remain because no one could replace me as I worked under the highest Cosmic Sign, and this century was in need of my attainment.”

Although Helena loved living in India, she had hoped to one day return to her homeland, Russia. She wanted to bring back all the treasures she had collected during her expeditions, and to share her experiences with her fellow Russians.

When Helena lived with her son George, after Nicholas’s passing, they tried to board a steamboat to return to Russia but their visas were denied. In her later years, Helena wrote several times to the Soviet Embassy to attempt to return home, but never received a reply.

It is indeed unfortunate that her own country refused such a brilliant philosopher who contributed so much toward the development of arts, culture, science and human consciousness.

The Crookety House in Kalimpong where Helena spent the last few years of her life working, writing, painting, and meditating is now a museum which attracts visitors from all over the world.

The Crookety House in Kalimpong, where Helena spent the last few years of her life working, writing, painting and meditating, is now a museum which attracts visitors from all over the world.

 

Helena’s Death

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Helena was almost 70 when she moved to Kalimpong and her health started to deteriorate. However, she never showed any outward signs of illness. On October 5, 1955, at age 76, Helena Roerich passed away. It is said that she experienced two heart attacks in her sleep.

Following her wishes, Helena’s body was cremated and her ashes were placed in a stupa in Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Buddhist Monastery in West Bengal, India. On the stupa is an inscription that reads, “Helena Roerich, the wife of Nicholas Roerich, thinker and writer, old friend of India.”

Helena Roerich’s ashes were placed in a stupa in Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery, India

Helena Roerich’s ashes were placed in a stupa in Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery, India

Even her funeral was a melting pot of cultures – Indians, Chinese, Afghans, Tibetans, Mongols, Nepalis, Bhutanese and Japanese people came to pay their last respects to Helena. Seeing the amount of people who came really touched her sons, George and Svetoslav, as well as her daughter-in-law Devika Rani, a famous Indian actor, very much.

Svetoslav Roerich, the second son of the Roerich’s married Devika Rani, a renowned Indian actress, producer and singer. They were married for almost 50 years.

Svetoslav Roerich, the second Roerich son married Devika Rani, a renowned Indian actress, producer and singer. They were married for almost 50 years.

Famous author and healer, Ruth Drayer, wrote in her book, Nicholas and Helena Roerich: The Spiritual Journey of Two Great Artists and Peacemakers that Helena “worked heroically to consolidate the (family’s) spiritual legacy for future safekeeping.”

The more we discover about Helena, the more we are inspired by her as someone deeply attuned to the spiritual world. Her selfless courage is evident in her efforts to ensure that creative and philosophical institutions, as well as teachings, were preserved and protected for posterity. There is no doubt that Helena Roerich has left an indelible mark on this planet through her many contributions to the evolution of the human spirit, arts and culture.

Monument to Nicholas Roerich and Helena Roerich in Moscow, Russia.

Monument to Nicholas and Helena Roerich in Moscow, Russia.

Agni Yoga (1929)

Agni Yoga (1929)

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A painting of Helena Roerich – Mother of Agni Yoga

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Mother of the world (1924) – a painting by Nicholas Roerich. This painting seems to encapsulates Helena’s energy.

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Helena Roerich’s Written Works

The texts below were downloaded from the Agni Yoga website (agniyoga.org) and all copyrights are held by the Agni Yoga Society, Inc. They are made available here for purely educational, non-commercial purposes. For full copyright information and terms of use, please visit http://agniyoga.org/ay_en/downloads.php

Letters of Helena Roerich I: 1929-1935

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Helena Roerich was an unusually gifted woman, author of many books. Her collected Letters, in two volumes, are an example of the wisdom, spiritual insight, and simple advice she shared with a multitude of correspondents—friends, foes, and co-workers alike.

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Letters of Helena Roerich II: 1935-1939

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Helena Roerich was an unusually gifted woman, author of many books. Her collected Letters, in two volumes, are an example of the wisdom, spiritual insight, and simple advice she shared with a multitude of correspondents—friends, foes, and co-workers alike.

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On Eastern Crossroads

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Often the so-called Apocrypha preserve many traces of reality taken from authentic texts. In these unexpected tales and parables scattered among the peoples of Asia we learn precisely what images live in the folk consciousness. To gather these Cryptograms of the great thought means to glimpse the souls of the peoples.

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Foundations of Buddhism

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The Great Gotama gave to the world a complete Teaching of the perfect construction of life. Each attempt to make a god of the great revolutionist, leads to absurdity. Previous to Gotama there was, of course, a whole succession of those who bore the common welfare, but their teachings crumbled to dust in the course of millenniums. Therefore the Teaching of Gotama should be accepted as the first teaching of the laws of matter and the evolution of the world.

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Leaves of Morya’s Garden I: The Call

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Leaves of Morya’s Garden I (The Call) is the first book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Leaves of Morya’s Garden II: Illumination

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Leaves of Morya’s Garden II (Illumination) is the second book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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New Era Community

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New Era Community is the third book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Agni Yoga

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Agni Yoga is the fourth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Infinity I

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Infinity I is the fifth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Infinity II

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Infinity II is the sixth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Hierarchy

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Hierarchy is the seventh book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Heart

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Heart is the eighth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Fiery World I

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Fiery World I is the ninth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Fiery World II

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Fiery World II is the tenth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Fiery World III

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Fiery World III is the eleventh book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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AUM

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Aum is the twelfth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Brotherhood

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Brotherhood is the thirteenth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematized in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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Supermundane

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Supermundane (in 3 volumes) is the fourteenth book from the Agni Yoga Series which is composed of fourteen books.

Though not systematised in an ordinary sense, Agni Yoga is a Teaching that helps the discerning student to discover moral and spiritual guide-posts by which to learn to govern his or her life and thus contribute to the Common Good.

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References:

  • http://irmtkullu.com/the-roerich-family/helena-roerich/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helena_Roerich
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agni_Yoga
  • http://esotericotherworlds.blogspot.my/2012/12/helena-roerich.html
  • http://agniyoga.org/ay_en/downloads.php
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  2. Jacinta on Oct 1, 2018 at 3:34 am

    Although I haven’t read the book of hers but as one of the pioneers who explored Buddhism in the East such as in Tibet, Mongolia and China~ places where mostly untouched by the outer worlds, I have a feeling that whatever her experiences, thoughts and feelings that she had gained were genuinely pure without much fabrication.

    I would like to read more about her and also Madame Blavatsky when I can find the time. Learning Dharma just by reading consumes quite a bit of my time but I love to read. When I read, I will know more about their culture and especially the reasoning behind their journey and their Dharma knowledge and practices. https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/madame-blavatsky-mother-of-modern-spirituality.html

    Will come back with more thoughts on this. Maybe will download a book or two from here ~ there’s a section dedicated for this featuring some of her books by of the Agni Yoga Society. https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/free-downloads-texts

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  4. Stella Cheang on Mar 5, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Helena Roerich’s life was rich with adventures and contributions to the society through her many talents, like artistic, linguistic and her extraordinary comprehension on philosophical and spiritual topics. It is an inspiring article. Thank you for sharing.

  5. Wai Meng Wan on Dec 31, 2017 at 12:19 am

    It is so inspiring to read the story of the Roerichs, they contributed so much to the modern spiritual movement of today. The Roerich gave their lives to the service of others so it is inspiring to read.

  6. Pastor Antoinette on Dec 10, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    This is truly an inspiring lifestory. Although Helena Roerich has done so much and translated so many works into Russian, she was refused to visit her homeland Russia again.

    Her writings, paintings and works have inspired many and together with her husband Nicholas Roerich, they have created many important works such as the Institute of Himalayan Studies, ‘Urusvati’, ‘Light of the Morning Star’ in Sanskrit language.

    Thank you Rinpoche and Joy for this meaningful article.

  7. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Dec 7, 2017 at 3:14 am

    It is only fitting that Helena Roerich and her husband Nicholas are referred to as artists and peacemakers on a spiritual journey together in this life in a book about them and their works by Ruth Drayer -“Nicholas and Helena Roerich: The Spiritual Journey of Two Great Artists and Peacemakers”.

    Helena Roerich , a multi-talented Russian writer, artist, theosophist, intrepid explorer, healer and philosopher, was a great inspiration to her husband Nicholas throughout their lives. Her two sons , greatly influenced and inspired by Helena and Nicholas ,worked strenuously to preserve the powerful legacies of their parents.

    One of Helena Roerich’s most outstanding contributions to the world was the setting up of the Institute of Himalayan Studies – URUSVATI, which in Sanskrit means ‘Light of the Morning Star’ in the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. This institute became an international centre for philosophy and science to which great philosophers and scientists came to share and corroborate -great names like Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein were involved with this institute.

    Another outstanding contribution was the Roerich Pact, “the first international treaty dedicated to the protection of artistic and scientific institutions and historical monuments”. The Pact was signed by leaders of 21 countries, including the President of the United States Franklin Roosevelt.

    Her spiritual works included ‘Chalice of the East’ ,’Living Ethics’ and ‘Foundations of Buddhism’ . There was an indomitable spirituality that abided in her and she lived her live expressing it tirelessly and selflessly through her works and her endeavours.

  8. Fong on Dec 1, 2017 at 10:10 am

    An inspiring lady indeed, is Helena Roerich. She really must ahve been amazing to make her life so rich and encapsulating it in her writings. I wonder what kind of karma she had or the life she had lived before this life for her to be spiritual since young. And, to have this thirst and focus for the philosophies of the east and spirituality.

    Thank you, Joy for an inspiring read.

  9. Samfoonheei on Nov 30, 2017 at 12:52 pm

    Helena Ivanovna Roerich was a Russian theosophist, writer, and public figure. In the early 20th century . Helena Ivanovna Roerich was a strong lady with determination as she and Nicholas travelled to the remote area to learn about the culture, life and spiritual beliefs. The spiritual journey of these two great artist have inspired many . Roerich did translated from English to Russian books been well-versed in Russian , European literature, religious history and philosophy. She did contributed so much toward the development of arts, culture, science and human consciousness. . The greater part of works created by this outstanding woman only recently became the property of the cultural and spiritual life of Russia.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Joy Kam for sharing these inspiring article of a wonderful lady who has created many wonderful things seen by distance.

  10. Anne Ong on Nov 27, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    Truly inspiring and admire Helena Roerich who is multi-talented, and her passion towards her spiritual path. And has so much in common with her husband Nicholas to benefit others with the support from each other. Such a wonderful couple who hero worship each other with common interest. Thank you Rinpoche and Joy for this beautiful and inspiring story😍👍

  11. Cc on Nov 26, 2017 at 11:36 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche and Joy.
    It is inspiring on her passion towards spiritual path and work. Till today, many have benefited from her written works.

  12. Joey Tan on Nov 26, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    Thank you Tsem Rinpoche and the blog team. It was such a wonderful and interesting article about the honorable Helena biography and her career as writer and translator. With just her simple career that makes everyone remember her and she was cremenated and put into stupa after she passed away. Great to know about Helena background and about her family and illnesses too. A remarkable biography and she even writes so many books. Wow. 😄

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

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

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/study-groups/its-all-done-without-money.html
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 04:19 PM
    There is no one that can help us, but us. Methods are given, but whether we grasp, apply and practise it is entirely up to oneself. If we don’t change then there is no point in learning the Dharma.
    A transformed mind is our own best protection. That mind can only come from consistent practice over time.When we see results, we will be encouraged to push ourselves more to practice well.Thank you very much for sharing a good article.

    https://bit.ly/2thDjjL
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:26 PM
    Wonderful news ……the Chinese government has introduced a plan to encourage and reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, It’s a great move that China has done in the effort to avoid runaway global warming and for health reasons. The climate campaigners has been hoping for it. New dietary guidelines by the Chinese health officials have recommend and advise individuals to limit their meat consumption. As more evidence of chronic diseases such as heart attack, strokes ,hypertension and so forth are related to meat consumption. And for most to maintain a healthy life styles. They also implement dietary guidelines encouraging the general public to consume plenty of cereals, tubers, whole grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits as well. The Chinese government also put up billboards in attempt to reduce meat consumption by highlighting health risks associated with consuming meat. What we eat contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions and every one of us is responsible. People nowadays are reducing their meat consumption and opting for vegan and plant-based protein to improve their health . Hopefully more countries will follow China reducing the meat consumption. In a way more animals could be save in the slaughter house. And for the future generations to come .
    Thank you for this wonderful news .

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

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

    https://bit.ly/2Ri4suG
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    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:35 PM
    For centuries, humans have been gazed at galaxies and peered deep inside atoms for more answers to the space. No one knows for sure what it is up there. Scientist, astronomers and so forth are busy scanning the skies for more discoveries and seeking answers to the mysteries of space. World scientists are doing experiments in an effort to gain insight of it. After years of exploration , they are still looking for more discoveries. Interesting discoveries……..of the dark energy, eagle nebula , galaxy , UFO and more of what is existing beyond our imagination.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-shailendra-dynasty-progenitor-of-mahayana-buddhism-in-indonesia.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 13. 2020 02:13 PM
    Gunung Jerai considered a important part in the history of Kedah and it was a focal trading point for merchants century ago. Like all other mountains, Gunung Jerai has its fair share of history and fascinating tales. Wow……Interesting relics uncovered in the area provide evidence of a Hindu-Buddhist civilization dating back to the fourth century A. D. The mountain is an isolated sandstone peak in a relatively flat landscape. There are also many legends and folklore surrounding Gunung Jerai, making this mountain all the more interesting for ghost hunters, trekkers, historians , archaeologist to explore. The Bujang Valley is once the site of the Srivijaya Empire, an ancient Malay kingdom is the richest archaeological area in Malaysia. Ancient ruins and numerous artefacts from a lost Hindu-Buddhist civilization have been discovered. Artifacts such as porcelain, stoneware, clay, pottery, and so forth been unearthed . Wow…. More than 50 ancient Hindu or Buddhist temples, called candi, have also been unearthed as well. It has proven the spirituality of the place by the Hindu-Buddhist civilization centuries ago.. Incredible discoveries the ruins of these candi and other archaeological discoveries unearthed ruins at the site believed to be of more than 2,000 years.
    I have not been to the Archaeological Museum before but wish to see for myself. Interesting read …….Guung Jerai and Bujang Valley is a stunning place of historic, geological, zoological interests to visit.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-historic-and-holy-site-of-gunung-jerai-and-bujang-valley.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 13. 2020 02:12 PM
    First time coming across this word Kappa a water demon in Japan. The Kappa is also called by many other names by different folks. The kappa is said to be roughly humanoid in form inhabiting in the ponds and rivers of Japan. It is typically greenish in colour , some say its yellow-blue. Looks either scaly or slimy skinned, with webbed hands and feet, and a turtle-like carapace on its back. It has a scary nature and are extremely cunning as what the local describe it. In ancient Japanese folklore, the Kappa is a water demon a creature that is as mysterious as it is terrifying. This strange creature is thought to hold magical powers that can be used for both good and evil. Though many still refuse to believe in the existence yet there are still many sightings in the countryside of Japan as to this days.
    Looking at the images of Kappa mummy at Zuiryūji Temple, Osaka and Kappa mummy at the National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden ,Netherlands has indeed proof that Kappas do exist after all centuries ago. Interesting read of all the mysterious creatures which I have not heard before.
    Thank you for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/kappa-the-japanese-water-demon
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 13. 2020 02:10 PM
    Rinpoche loved all animals nor matter what species, animals they are. Rinpoche was a huge animal lover and would rescue any of the animals from a smallest to much bigger ones. Rinpoche ‘s love to them is un measurable , boring equal love to all of them. Because of Rinpoche ‘s love for animals Rinpoche had built the Dream Manjushri fish pond and aviary at Kechara Forest Retreat. Rinpoche had a soft spot for dogs and will help any of them along the way he met. Jersey and Tara are the fortunate dogs that been taking care by Rinpoche.
    A dog is definitely a man best friend and they are such agreeable friends.
    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-rinpoche-jersey-and-tara

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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
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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
8 months ago
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!!!
8 months ago
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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
8 months ago
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
8 months ago
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
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
8 months ago
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
8 months ago
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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
8 months ago
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
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
8 months ago
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
8 months ago
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
8 months ago
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
8 months ago
DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
8 months ago
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
8 months ago
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
8 months ago
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
8 months ago
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
8 months ago
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Russia 94,327
Romania 88,046
Hong Kong 86,062
Sri Lanka 85,224
South Africa 79,171
Mexico 77,209
Myanmar (Burma) 73,345
New Zealand 70,646
Switzerland 66,687
Japan 65,486
Cambodia 60,047
South Korea 59,797
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