Spectacular White Tara…

Jan 6, 2011 | Views: 6,646

(By Tsem Rinpoche)

52 Beautiful White Taras!
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White Tara with Robins

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White Tara with Pomegranates

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White Tara with Crashing Waves

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White Tara with Birds and Islands

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White Tara with Chrysanthemums

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White Tara with Rock Formation

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White Tara with Two Cranes

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White Tara with Snow Falling

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White Tara with Birds and Blossoms

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White Tara with Good Wishes

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White Tara with Two Koi Carp

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White Tara with Koi Carp

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White Tara with Three Trees

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White Tara with Cherry Blossoms and Cave

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White Tara with Blossoms

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White Tara with Fall Leaves

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White Tara with Fallen Leaves

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White Tara with Bare Trees

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White Tara with Waves

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White Tara with Waves II

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White Tara in Front of Doorway

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White Tara in a Lotus Pond

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White Tara with Fish

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White Tara with Lotuses

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White Tara with Trees

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White Tara with Snowflakes

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White Tara with Birds

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White Tara in the Mountains

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White Tara with Eight Auspicious Symbols

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White Tara with Bees and Tea

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White Tara with Poppies

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White Tara with Great Egrets

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White Tara with Two Islands

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White Tara with Cranes by the Water

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White Tara with Clouds at Night

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White Tara by the Water

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White Tara with Purple Flowers and Mountains

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White Tara in the Garden

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White Tara in the Doorway

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White Tara with Herons

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White Tara with Cranes

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White Tara with Medicine

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White Tara in Blue

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White Tara with Owl

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White Tara with Rain

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White Tara with Rainbow

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White Tara with Mountains

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White Tara with Offerings

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White Tara with Moths

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White Tara with Whale

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White Tara with Stars

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White Tara with Purple Irises

(By Tsem Rinpoche)

This artist is spectacular. I wish Tsongkhapa in this style can be painted also. I wanted to share with you the beauty and the unique style of painting  by this talented artist. May the artist be blessed. Refreshingly non-traditional for a change.

Source: http://www.lashamutual.com/category/whitetara/


Dear friends,

I had the great fortune to receive the White & Green Tara empowerments from His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche back in the 80’s. Anything from Kyabje Zong Rinpoche received was and is greatly treasured. Sometimes I think to myself how come I was so lucky to meet one of the top from Tibet all the way in Los Angeles and being so young also. It’s like a dream now. One of the best times I experienced in this life was my time with His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. The events and memories forever fresh in my mind.

Tara is the Yidam of many great Masters, Mahasiddhas of both India, Mongolia, Nepal and Tibet. And now all over the world. Her practices are very well known for their effectiveness. She has 21 principal forms…each form is a complete refuge of the other 2o and all the Three Jewels in fact. If you take Tara as your Yidam (main meditational Buddha) it is complete practice unto itself…which form you take on depends on the individual…all 21 forms is complete.

White Tara is a complete synthesis of all the Three Jewels including the other 20 Taras. Each Tara is specific for a specific ailment we have. For example Black Tara can conquer negative spirits. Yellow Tara can overcome financial difficulties. Red Tara can control a certain problem in the environment in an area…and so on. Tara’s benefits are much more than for a specific ailment, but for now this would suffice.

When we take refuge in White Tara, she is a complete refuge. Her three eyes see into the past, present and future simultaneously. She perceives all knowables/phenomena directly. The third eye represents her complete state of omniscience, in other words, Buddhahood.  Only a Buddha can perceive all there is to know in existence. Her right hand is in the gesture of granting mundane and supermundane boons. These boons can be received based upon our practice of her.

Elegantly her left hand with the fourth finger and the thumb holds a lotus stem leading to an open bloom, a bud and one flower gone to fruit. Open bloom represents the current Buddha Shakyamuni. The bud is Maitreya. The flower gone to fruit is the past Buddha Krukkachanda prior to Shakyamuni. Tara symbolized by her lotus has all the dharmas of the Buddhas of the past, present and future.

Her legs in full lotus posture represents she is directly in full meditative concentration of emptiness…she abides in it and operates from it..another sign of her full enlightenment. It is also a reminder for us that practice of meditation is essential for enlightenment. She wears the five ornaments plus her own body represents the 6 paramitas which is totally necessary for our practice in the beginning, middle and for the end. Her body being resplendently beautiful is an ornament in itself…as she has the perfection of Buddhahood.

She has seven eyes representative that she sees into the 6 realms of rebirth and the 7th eye is that she sees the way out or direct cause of samsara. Seeing this direct cause of samsara she acts according to each sentient beings’ aptitude to liberate them of their inner/outer samsaras.

She is white in color as in this form she is most ‘potent’ to heal diseases (inner/outer) and its root causes. When we take on this form for our practice we can increase our life span effortlessly to further our practice, gain tremendous amounts of merit towards liberation, and increase our wisdom (7 types) exponentially.

She has blue black hair half tied up in three knots and half falling freely around her shoulders/back. The hair tied up shows us she has reached the highest goal-Nirvana. The hair falling down is, although liberated, she does not remain in Nirvana, but emanates constantly to benefit others. She returns to Samsara willingly to assist those karmically ready always. She abides in samsara without any samsara abiding in her. She is youthful and young like that of a sixteen year old maiden reminding us that  Enlightenment is permanent and does not fade. She has budding breasts filled with ambrosia like a mother ready to nurse her child. Her budding breasts signifies she is ever ready to bestow the profound 84,000 dharmas as taught by Shakyamuni like a mother giving life sustaining milk. The ‘milk’ is dharma and we if fortunate are her children..Her back rests on a full moon as she has accomplished complete bodhicitta. She also sits on a full moon as she operates from emptiness. The moon is representative of aspirational and completed emptiness. Under the moon is a lotus, being she has attained full bodhicitta.

Aeons ago, during the time of the previous Buddha (Kyabje Zong Rinpoche relayed)…there was a princess with a name of Moon…or Dawa…she was very virtuous and beloved by her father the King. She had open access to her father’s treasury. She was gentle, kind, compassionate and very spiritual in nature. Unlike other young girls, she was not interested in the meaningless affairs of youth such as games, garments, princes, foods, walks. She was an ardent follower of the then Buddha and attended his teachings, sponsored the talks, foods, resting villas, sangha and whatever needs arose. She was his student and benefactor. One day she happened upon an old, but very sincere monk who rejoiced in Moon Princess’ virtues and sponsorship. He addressed her with respect and said she should dedicate all her virtues to obtaining a body of a man as in a woman’s impure form, enlightenment was not possible. She gently folded her hands and replied to the senior monk with great respect and said that the Perfect Buddha said all can obtain liberation irregardless of being in male or female bodies. There and then, the noble Moon Princess took a vow and prayed to take rebirth as a female. And that she would when enlightened take on a female form always to liberate others…in her lifetime, she did intense practices…she gained the much treasured goal of liberation. The earth shook, animals came near, gentle winds blew, the gods blew conch shells, rainbows appeared, supernatural beings such as nagas, gods, demigods, yakshas all paid homage to this magnificent noble lady as TARA WAS BORN…

If we have the great merits, fortune and affinity for Tara to be our Buddha, we should devote all our energies into her practice. We should set up a  magnificent shrine to this Noble Lady Buddha, make vast offerings, and engage in our practices with full confidence. All the Mahasiddhas and Mahapanditas such as Nagarjuna, Atisha, Tsongkapa fully relied upon her..so we should have full confidence in this magnificent Lady…we should obtain as many as we can holy images of her and pass to people as gifts. Last year, one of the pujas for my long life/health was to make one Tara statue for each year of my life and gift it to other people. Even creating a statue of this Lady Buddha has such benefits. I did make the statues in fact…I was very happy to do so.

Many statues of Tara in Tibet, Nepal and India have spoken. For curious reasons, her statues are easier to manifest speech. I came across two very holy statues in temples that my teachers said they have spoken on a few occasions. They did not speak to me, but all the same, I made offerings to these holy statues with great reverance and joy. Many pilgrims visited these holy images monthly…

In Nepal, in the middle of Kathmandu, there is a very sacred image of White Tara around two feet in height that Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche always recommends for us to visit and make offerings. She is said to have manifested miracles in the past and is very blessed. I had the fortune to bring many freinds to visit this Tara. It is also said, if karmically you do not have the merits, it will be very hard to find the location of this image…

I have included some prayers we can do daily to Mother Tara. We can do all of it..or some of it..or one of it or however we like. No hard and fast rules. The prayers are very powerful and it includes her sacred mantra. We can recite her long mantra or her short mantra. It is up to us. What is important is to do it daily and from our hearts.

I was inspired to write and share all this when I came across the 52 SPECTACULAR paintings of Lady Buddha Tara.

I wish everyone well. I wish all of you happiness. I wish all are under the protection of this noble being called Tara.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

P.S. The three prayers I’ve included below can be done one after the other daily (that would be beautiful and most beneficial), or just two of them, or just pick one. See your time and commitments. They can be used to bless one’s car, new house, land, or before a journey. We can recite this to bless even our pendants, water, food, environments, gifts, thangkas, rosaries…etc. They can be recited if we feel uneasy or in an area/place with negative energy. They can be recited for healing, fulfilling of wishes or simply to supplicate Tara for someone we care about. Her prayers and mantras are excellent to be recited for the sick or our pets. Let the mantras be blown onto our pets…excellent. If someone is sick, we can recite these prayers (Being vegetarian is best for Tara practice. If not, if we are going to do the prayers and perhaps mantra 100,ooo times for example, we take a vow to Tara to refrain from meat and dedicate to the healing of a person or pet during that time) as much as possible. It is excellent to do these prayer for our parents whether they are living or passed. Excellent to do these prayers and dedicate to our teachers’ lives and work..It automaticaly increases our lifespan. Tara helps dharma projects or beneficial projects to manifest much faster. Her practice has so many incredible benefits

 


 

A GEM TO INCREASE LIFE AND WISDOM
A PRAISE OF WHITE TARA

By GYALWA GENDUN DRUB
The First Dalai Lama (1391 – 1474)

Homage to the Female Buddha beautiful with youth / Who sits on seats of white lotus and moon in nature / Spreading with stainless compassion and knowledge, / Who captures the radiance of snow mountains.

Homage to the Youthful One with budding breasts, / Who has one face and two arms, sits in the Vajra posture, / Is bold with grace and calm, has a full moon as backrest / And is filled with great bliss.

Homage to the Ultimately Generous One whose right hand, / Showing the mudra Supreme Giving / Easily releases boundless karmas of peace, increase, power and wrath / As well as the eight siddhis and even supreme Buddhahood.

Homage to the Spiritual Mother who gives birth to Buddhas / Past, present and future; whose left hand / Supporting a blue lotus, grants protection / From lions, elephants, fires and all eight terrors.

Homage to the Refuge of the World, who has eyes / In hands and feet gazing at the four doors of freedom / And who leads all living creatures / Toward the isle of blissful liberation.

Homage to she whose face unites / The beauty of a million autumn moons, / Whose wide eyes gaze with compassion / Whose Joyous mouth smiles equally on all.

Homage to she with head adorned by Amitayus, Boundless Life, / The mere thought of whom grants life and wisdom / Whose hand, in the contemplative mudra, / Hold a vase filled with ambrosia of immortality.

Homage to the All-Beautiful One whose crown / Steals the light of sun and moon, / Whose sapphire hair is half-knotted on top, / And half falling freely over her shoulder.

Homage to the Majestic One of precious ornament blazing, / Whose crown, earrings, necklaces, arm-bands, / Bracelets, anklets and belt so elegantly arranged / Surpass the ornaments of men and gods.

Homage to she of celestial raiment, / Whose shoulder-sash and skirt / Hug her body like rainbows / Hug the crystal mountains.

Homage to the goddess before whose lotus feet / Vishnu, Indra, Shiva, the anti-gods, spirits, / Men, semi-humans and all the world / Submit themselves in devotion.

Merely by reciting your mantra, / Those who make offering at your lotus feet / Gain immortality, wisdom and merit / And attain all desired siddhis; to you I bow down.

The knowledge, compassion and perfect actions of all Buddhas / Appear in the form of the beautiful goddess / I take refuge in you and offer you my prayers; / Pray eliminate all my obstacles and fulfil all my aims.

Quickly release your perfect action of peace, / Calming all interferences to my practices for enlightenment; / Interferences such as the eight terrors, / Sickness, demons and other harmful agents, inner and outer.

Quickly release your perfect action of increase which multiplies / All good qualities, such as life, merit, unapprehending compassion, / The stainless wisdom of learning, contemplation and meditation, / And the three higher trainings.

Quickly release your perfect action of power, / Which causes gods, men and spirits / To humbly bow before you / And which fulfils all wishes of the mind.

Quickly release your perfect action of wrath, / Which with punishments befitting the evils done / Destroys demons, interferences and hindrances / Hateful opposing Buddhadharma and its holders.

Pray, bestow quick and easy attainment of siddhis / Such as the magic sword, mystic eye-medicine, fast walking, / The food pill and the precious vase; / And even mahamudra, the highest siddhi.

In brief, from now until enlightenment / I respectfully make offering at your lotus feet. / I need seek no other refuge / Out of compassion gaze upon me and quickly grant protection.

By the meritorious energy of this practice / May the transcended, perfect Tara / Look upon me forever with pleasure / And never leave me, even for a moment.

May all sentient beings after death take rebirth / Before Amitayus in Sukhavati, Land of Pure Joy; / May they live in the ways of the great Bodhisattvas / And come to equal Avalokiteshvara, Lord of Compassion.

May I realize the oceans of Sutras and Tantras / To be able to pass them on to others; / And until samsara be emptied may I strive / To uphold the victory banner of practicing exactly as taught.

Colophon: this praise of exalted White Tara, supreme mother of all Buddhas, was written by the monk Gyalwa Gendun Drub while he was residing in the Hermitage of Great Awakening at the Tegchen Potreng.

Can recite this once a day for someone sick, for someone who has passed, an animal/pet or for ourselves followed by the mantra. Very excellent to recite this mantra and blow on our pets also or into a fish tank. We can even blow into bottled water and pour the water into lakes, streams, rivers to bless the environment. If we are moving into a new house, we can recite this prayer to bless it or even the land.

White Tara Long Mantra: OM TARE TUTTARE TORE MAMA AYUH PUNYE JANA PUTRIM KURU YE SOHA

 


 

PRAISES TO THE 21 TARAS

Recite them once and/or offer prostrations or folding ones’ hand and think like this: Praising and prostrating each time, like a spark of fire comes from another, a replica of the respective Tara manifests and sinks into you.

Prayer
CH’AK-YÄ CH’OK-JIN CH’AK-GYA-NYI / /
Let me and all who need protection
KYAP-JIN CH’AK-GYAR GY’UR-WÄI OK / /
Enter beneath Your right-hand mudra
DAK-D’ANG SUNG-J’A KÜN TS’Ü-NÄ / /
Of granting boons, the Refuge mudra,
JIK-PA KÜN-LÄ UK-YUNG-GY’UR / /
And be relieved from every fear!

From your sublime abode at the Potala
O Tara – born from the green letter TAM
Your crown adorned with Amitabha,
Action-mother of the Buddhas of the three times,
Come with your retinue, I beg you.

The gods and demi-gods bow
To your lotus feet, O Tara,
You who rescue all who are destitute
To you, Mother Tara, I pay homage.

OM JE TSUN MA PAG MA DROL MA LA CHAG TSEL LO
OM Homage to the Venerable Arya Tara

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CHAG TSEL DROL MA NYUR MA PA MO
CHEN NI KAY CHIG LHOK DANG DRA MA
JIG TEN SUM GON CHU KYE SHEL GYI
KE SAR JE WA LAY NI JUNG MA

Homage to Tara, the swift heroine,
Whose eyes are like an instant flash of lightning,
Whose water-born face arises from the blooming lotus,
Of Avalokiteshvara: Protector of The Three Worlds.

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CHAG TSEL TON KAY DA WA KUN TU
GANG WA GYA NI TSEG PAY SHEL MA
KAR MA TONG TRAG TSOG PA NAM KYI
RAB TU CHE WAY O RAB BAR MA

Homage to you, Tara, whose face is like
One hundred full autumn moons gathered together,
Blazing with the expanding light,
Of a thousand stars assembled

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CHAG TSEL SER NGO CHU NAY KYE KYI
PAY MAY CHAG NI NAM PAR GYEN MA
JIN PA TSON DRO KA TUB SHI MA
SO PA SAM TEN CHO YUL NYI MA

Homage to you, Tara, born from a golden blue lotus,
Whose hands are beautifully adorned with lotus flowers,
You, who are the embodiment of giving, joyous effort, and ascetism,
Pacification, patience, concentration and all objects of practice

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CHAG TSEL DE SHIN SHEG PAY TSUG TOR
TA YAY NAM PAR GYAL WA CHO MA
MA LU PA ROL CHIN PA TOB PAY
GYEL WAY SAY KYI SHIN TU TEN MA

Homage to you Tara, the crown pinnacle of Those Thus Gone,
Whose deeds overcome infinite evils,
Who have attained transcendent perfections without exception.,
And upon whom the sons of the Victorious Ones rely.

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CHAG TSEL TUTTARA HUM YI GE
DO DANG CHOG DANG NAM KA GANG MA
JIG TEN DUN PO SHAB KYI NEN TE
LU PA MAY PAR GUG PAR NU MA

Homage to you, Tara, who with the letters TUTTARA HUNG
Fill the realms of desire, direction and space,
Whose feet trample on the seven worlds
And who are able to draw all beings to you.

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CHAG TSEL GYA CHEN MAY LHA TSANG PA
LUNG LHA NA TSOG WANG CHUK CHO MA
JUNG PO RO LANG TI SA NAM DANG
NO JIN TSOG KYI DUN NE TO MA

Homage to you Tara, Venerated by Indra,
Agni, Brahma,Vayu, and Ishvara.
Praised by the assembly of spirits, raised corpses,
Ghandaravas and all yakshas.

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CHAG TSEL TRED CHE CHA DANG PHET KYI
PA ROL TUL KOR RAB TU JOM MA
YAY KUM YON KYANG SHAB KYI NEN TE
MAY BAR TUG PA SHIN TU BAR MA

Homage to you, Tara, whose TRAD and PHAT
Destroy entirely the magical wheels of others.
With your right leg bent and left outstretched and pressing,
You burn intensely within a whirl of fire.

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CHAG TSEL TURE JIG PA CHEN PO
DU KYI PA WO NAM PAR TOM MA
CHU KYE SHEL NI TRO NYER DEN DZE
DA WO TAM CHE MA LU SO MA

Homage to you, Tara, the great fearful one,
Whose letter TURE destroys the mighty demons completely,
Who with a wrathful expression on your water-born face
Slays all enemies without an exception.

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CHAG TSEL KON CHOG SUM TSON CHAG GYE
SOR MO TUG KAR NAM PAR GYEN MA
MA LU CHOG KYI KOR LO GYEN PAY
RANG GI O KYI TSOG NAM TRUG MA

Homage to you, Tara, whose fingers adorn your heart.
With the gesture of the Sublime Precious Three,
Adorned with a wheel striking all directions without exception
With the totality of your own rays of light.

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CHAG TSEL RAB TU GA WA JI PAY
U GYEN O KYI TRENG WA PEL MA
SHAY PA RAB SHAY TUTARA YI
DU DANG JIG TEN WANG DU DZE MA

Homage to you, Tara, whose radiant crown ornament, joyful and magnificent,
Extends a garland of light,
And who, by your laughter of TUTTARA
Conquer the demons and all of the worlds.

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CHAG TSEL SA SHI KYONG WAY TSOG NAM
TAM CHE GUG PAR NU MA NYI MA
TRO NYER YO WAY YI GE HUM KI
PONG PA TAM CHE NAM PAR DROL MA

Homage to you, Tara, who are able to
Invoke the entire assembly of local protectors,
Whose wrathful expression fiercely shakes,
Rescuing the impoverished through the letter HUNG.

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CHAG TSEL DA WAY DUM DU U GYEN
GYEN PA TAM CHE SHIN TU BAR MA
REL PAY TRO NA O PAG MAY LAY
TAG PAR SHIN TU O RAB DZE MA

Homage to you, Tara, whose crown is adorned with the crescent moon,
Wearing ornaments exceeding bright.
From your hair-knot the Buddha Amitabha
Radiates eternally with great beams of light.

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CHAG TSEL KEL PAY TA MAY MAY TAR
BAR WAY TRENG WAY U NA NE MA
YAY KANG YON KUM KUN NE KOR GAY
DRA YI PUNG NI NAM PAR JOM MA

Homage to you, Tara, who dwell within a blazing garland that resembles
The fire at the end of this world age,
Surrounded by joy, you sit with your right leg extended and left withdrawn,
Completely destroying all the enemies.

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CHAG TSEL SA SHI NGO LA CHAG GI
TIL GYI NUN CHING SHAB GYI DUNG MA
TO NYEN CHEN DZE YI GAY HUM KI
RIM PA DUN PO NAM NI GEM HA

Homage to you, Tara, with hand on the ground by your side,
Pressing your heel and stamping your foot on the earth;
With a wrathful glance from your eyes you subdue
All seven levels through the syllable HUNG.

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CHAG TSEL DE MAY GAY MA SHI MA
NYA NYEN DE SHI CHO YUL NYI MA
SOHA OM DANG YANG DAG DEN PAY
DIG PA CHEN PO JOM PA NYI MA

Homage to you, Tara, virtuous and peaceful one,
The very object of practice passed beyond sorrow.
You are completely endowed with SOHA and OM,
Overcoming completely all the great evils.

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CHAG TSEL KUN NE KOR RAB GA WAY
DRA YE LU NI NAM PAR GEM MA
YI GAY CHU PAY NGAG NI KO PAY
RIG PA HUM LAY DROL MA NYI MA

Homage to you, Tara, surround by the joyous ones,
You completely subdue the bodies of all enemies;
Your speech is adorned with the ten syllables
And you rescue all through the knowledge letter HUNG.

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CHAG TSEL TURE ZAB NI DAB PAY
HUM GI NAM PAY SA BON NYI MA
RI RAB MAN DA RA DANG BIG JE
JIG TEN SUM NAM YO WA NYI MA

Homage to you, Tara, stamping your feet and proclaiming TURE;
Your seed-syllable itself is the aspect of HUNG
Causes Meru, Mandhara and the Vindhya mountains
And all three worlds to tremble and shake.

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CHAG TSEL LHA YI TSO YI NAM PAY
RI DAG TAG CHEN CHAG NA NAM MA
TARA NYI JO PEY KYI YI GAY
DUG NAM MA LU PA NI SEL MA

Homage to you, Tara, who hold in your hand
The hare-marked moon like the celestial ocean;
By uttering TARA twice and the letter PHAT,
You dispel all poisons without exception.

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CHAG TSEL LHA YI TSOG NAM GYAL PO
LHA DANG MI AM CHI YI TEN MA
KUN NE GO CHA GA WAY JI KYI
TSO DANG MI LAM NYEN PA SEL MA< Homage to you, Tara, upon whom the kings of the assembled gods,
The gods themselves and all Kinnaras rely
Whose magnificent armour gives joy to all,
You who dispel all disputes and bad dreams.

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CHAG TSEL NYI MA DA WA GYE PAY
CHEN NYI PO LA O RAB SEL MA
HARA NYI JO TUTARA YI
SHIN TU DAG PO RIM NE SEL MA

Homage to you, Tara, whose eyes –
The sun and the moon – radiate an excellent illuminating light;
By uttering HARA twice and TUTTARA,
You dispel all violent epidemic diseases.

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CHAG TSEL DE NYI SUM NAM KO PAY
ZHI WAY TU DANG YANG DAG DEN MA
DON DANG RO LANG NO JIN TSOG NAM
JOM PA TURE RAB CHOG NYI MA

Homage to you, Tara, adorned by the three suchness
Perfectly endowed with the power of serenity,
You, who destroy the host of evil spirits, raises corpses and yakshas
O TURE, most excellent and sublime!

TSA WAY NGAG KYI TO PA DI DANG
CHAG TSEL WA NI NYI SHU TSA CHIG

Thus concludes this praise based on the root mantra and the offering of the twenty-one homages. Can recite this in Tibetan phonetics or English. It is very beneficial to recite this as much as possible if we wish to fulfill a long heartfelt wish. Those wishing a child will get one, those wishing a son will get one, those wishing a daughter will receive one…those wishing sustenance will receive or before a long journey to be safe, this 21 praises is very potent. All of our wishes can be fulfilled when we recite this with faith and diligently. When one takes refuge in Tara, all does go right.

 


 

A SONG OF LONGING FOR TARA, THE INFALLIBLE

By Lozang Tanpa Gyalts’an

Homage to Guru Arya-Tara!

1. Three Infallible Jewels of Refuge combined
In one, Divine Mother Whose nature is Compassion,
I bow to You from my heart! Till I’m enlightened,
Support me, I pray, with the hook of Your Compassion!

2. I call the Jewels as witness – from not just my mouth,
But the depth of my inmost heart and bones, I pray –
Think of me somewhat! Show me Your smiling face!
Loving One, grant me the nectar of Your Speech!

3. Others cheat us with their made-up teachings,
Selling Dharma for money that’s marked by impermanence,
Proclaiming ignorance knowledge, puffed up with pride
Through the eight worldly Dharmas, gurus great and small.

4. Since I cannot trust such Friends of degenerate times,
The principal Guru of mine is You Yourself.
Inspire me, Mother of the nature of love!
Arouse Your great power of Compassion! Think of me!

5. Relied on as Refuge, none of them will deceive us;
But, seeing the ways of this degenerate age,
Most Buddhas sink down into the bliss of Nirvana;
Some, though compassionate, have weak karmic connection.

6. Since I have no other Yidam deity,
My principal Deity is You Yourself.
Grant me siddhis, Mother of loving nature!
Arouse Your great power of compassion! Think of me!

7. Most protectors don’t show their powers and skills –
Disgusted with their practitioners, they do not act.
Others, proud of worldly fame, may be
Good for a while, but cheat us in the end.

8. Since I cannot trust protectors such as these,
My principal Protector is You Yourself.
Fulfil the Activities, Mother of loving nature!
Arouse Your great power of Compassion! Think of me!

9. Common worldly riches, the meaning like the name,
Arouse defilements and bind one in Samsara.
What jewels, except the Aryas, though they grant wishes,
Can let me take even a sesame seed when I die?

10. Since I cannot trust illusory riches,
The principal wealth I have is You Yourself.
Grant my desires, O Mother of loving nature!
Arouse Your great power of compassion! Think of me!

11. Not fit to be trusted even for one day,
Their thoughts determinedly set on misbehaviour,
Just acting friendly, these friends of no virtue
Play the friend when they wish, the enemy when they don’t.

12. Since I cannot trust these friends of degenerate times,
The principal friend of mine is You Yourself.
Be close to me, O Mother of loving nature!
Arouse Your great power of compassion! Think of me!

13. In short, my Guru, my Deity and Protector,
My Refuge, dwelling, food, wealth, friends and all-
Everything whatsoever I wish, You are;
So make me accomplish everything easily!

14. Let me stop also my present stubborn mind,
And rouse the Compassion that even on coming to give
A billion times for every being’s sake
My body and life tires not – inspire me thus!

15. The uprooter of Samsara’s maker, self-grasping,
The deep Middle Way, so hard to understand,
Avoiding all errors of the two extremes,
Pure Right View – Please inspire me to realise it!

16. Wishing, for sentient beings’ sake, to win Buddhahood,
Let me not think for a moment of my own pleasure,
But dedicating all virtues to beings and Doctrine,
Perfect my renounced Bodhi-mind – inspire me thus!

17. Rich in the Aryas’ Treasures, faith and the rest,
Let me become the best of Buddha-sons, able
To keep the smallest precept taught by the Conquerors,
Never contemptuous of it – inspire me thus!

18. In outward behaviour keeping the Hearer’s conduct,
Let me, in inward belief, revere the Profound
Vajrayana, and practice the Two-Stage Path,
So winning Enlightenment swiftly – inspire me thus!

19. Whether I’m happy or troubled, whether things
Go well or badly for me, whatever I do
You know about it, Venerable Tara, so
Think of me lovingly, my only Mother!

20. Myself and all the beings with hopes of me
I offer to You, Venerable Tara!
Make us Your own, and to the highest Pure Land
Make us go quickly, with no births intervening!

21. My mothers, who do not follow the Conquerors’ teachings,
All mother sentient beings, whoever they are –
With Your hook of compassionate skilful Means
Please transform their minds into Dharma!

22. Reciting this at morning, noon and night,
And bearing in mind Venerable Tara,
Let all sentient beings with hopes of me
Be born in whatever Pure Land they desire!

23. May every member of the Three precious Jewels,
Especially the Venerable Mother, compassionate-natured,
Look after me till I reach the point of Enlightenment
Letting me conquer quickly the four Maras’ hosts!

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  1. sarassitham on Jul 15, 2020 at 11:58 pm

    Thank you for these beautiful drawings of White Tara. The artist has great talent and skill to show them in different forms and styles. I enjoyed all the drawings and the beautiful interpretation. Every Art effects each person differently, which is the true beauty of art and the hidden talent of an artist.

    Thank you so much for the precious practice and sharing. Hope to start my prayers and to receive her blessing..

  2. Jacinta Goh on Nov 7, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Among the 52 pictures, I like the White Tara by the water the most. Maybe because I like the background of black and white which stood out gor me, unlike the others. The White Tara with waves looks like a yogini.

    Although Rinpoche asked to pick one of the prayers, I have actually included two of the prayers which are:

    1.White Tara prayer – A Gem to Increase Life and Wisdom- A praise of White Tara (For this one, I been reciting for a few years now ever since I’ve encountered this blog. At that time the Kechara website was asking practitioners to submit their mantra count for the long life of Rinpoche and that’s why I’ve started it ) . I remember I did stop for a short period but then I continue again when I found the time to do it.

    2. A song of Longing for Tara, the Infallible by Lozang Tanpa Gyalts’an. I’ve started this recently when Rinpoche posted the Tara picture that was painted by Zhadrung Rinpoche. Somehow I find that picture of Tara always stick in my mind. Maybe I am greedy to have connection with her. *blush . Somehow, I find that the prayer is so genuine, very honest and straight to the point. Very close to what I have in my mind. It’s like pouring out what’s in my mind.

    I hope I can continue these two prayers without a break. Thank you Rinpoche

    For these prayers: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/prayers-and-sadhanas/sadhana-prayers.html

  3. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on Jun 15, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    This incredible White Tara was discovered in Indonesia. It is said to be 800 years old and made by Nagarjuna. A local person Mr. Supriyono dreamed of a bluish red dragon surrounding the village and splashing down into the well before finding Her. This beautiful White Tara was discovered in Indonesia. See video: – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96dW0Ms1oR0

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  4. Stella Cheang on May 2, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    The art form depicted here is very nice and presented White Tara so beautifully. Each of the 52 different style has interesting little details and tell a different story. I hope someone will turn them into handphone cover, they will certainly look very stylish and modern, at the same time give blessing to anyone who lay eyes on these images! <3

  5. chris chong on May 2, 2016 at 12:26 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this article. What I had learnt from the story of Mother Tara reaching enlightenment is everyone is equal and everyone can reach enlightenment if we tap into our buddha nature. It was believed that the body of a women is impure in olden times and when a senior monk told Princess Dawa to make aspirations to be reborn as male to become enlightened, she kindly refuted and instead made vow to be reborn as female until enlightened. Anyone with any gender, social status, social background, and race can become enlightened if they tap into their buddha nature. This is because the body is just a vessel while the mind is the one that matters.

    Humbly,
    Chris

  6. Cheryl on Sep 24, 2013 at 11:09 am

    It is very hard to pick a favorite. If I can only pick one, for the moment I would pick White Tara in a Garden. They are all worth studying and enjoying and worth a place of honor in someone’s home pr temple. Thank you for making them available for us to see.

  7. mitra on Sep 4, 2013 at 11:41 pm

    dear rinpoche i like white tara with purple lrises . any way all white tara art beautiful but i like with purple lrises.

  8. Carmen Lin on Sep 4, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    These pictures are beautiful and artistic. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  9. Darren Kechara on Sep 3, 2013 at 11:32 am

    I like the White Tara with stars. But i like all of them and its a blessing to see a holy image of fully enlighten Buddha. Thank you so much for the sharing Rinpoche…

  10. Nathn Ng on Sep 2, 2013 at 11:41 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche again,I will keep in mind the master taught. In the path of Dharma, I will be more diligent efforts.

  11. Wylfred on Sep 2, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    I really like this blog post, and the teaching as well. I like Buddhas but i found that i still like White Tara the most.
    I always read this blog post after sometime to refresh my memory , and to receive the blessing from White Tara and Rinpoche continuously.
    Thanks to Rinpoche for writing this teaching .
    Om Tare Tuttare Ture Mama Ayuh Punya Jana Putrim Kuruye Soha

  12. Wylfred Ng on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    Dear Rinpoche

    Thanks a lot for the sharing. And i love White Tara so much!!!!

    Wylfred

  13. Zac on Jan 28, 2013 at 9:17 am

    The complete 108 White Tara painting series by Lasha Mutual can now be viewed at http://LashaMutual.com – and for those with iPhones, iPads or iPod Touch devices, there’s also a 108 White Tara app: http://bit.ly/VMtctm

  14. tenzin llhamo on Dec 10, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    There are so many I don’t know which to choose. I would say my favorites would be White Tara by the Water and White Tara with Eight Auspicious Symbols. I have made one of them as my wallpaper. Hehe..
    Wouldn’t it be great if we have the permission to have these printed on T shirts for our Souvenir Shop in KFR…

  15. Sharon Saw on Feb 8, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    Thank you for sharing these beautiful paintings! I love them all… it’s so incredibly difficult to choose a favourite. At a push, I like the White Tara with Waves and the White Tara with the rainbow.

    Thank you most of all for the spectacular teaching on Tara, her history, symbolism and prayers.

    with folded hands and gratitude,
    sharon

  16. Adelin on Jan 22, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    white tara in the garden

  17. Jace Chong on Jan 20, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    I like “White Tara with birds”.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing the story about Tara. I always love Tara and she is very attractive to me. I used to keep a Tara picture in my wallet many years ago before I met Kechara.
    I will try to do the prayers as much as I can, as I really wish our KIM works will manifest swiftly!
    Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha

  18. Shelly tai on Jan 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    Shelly tai on 16 Jan 2011
    Dear Rinpoche
    Is a very nice pictures I like the Tara in garden
    I think the color combination is neat.

  19. firefly on Jan 16, 2011 at 12:18 am

    Wonderful Tara, she clears all obstacles for any practitioner. I can share from my own experience that if anyone is experiencing any difficulty in any form, just pray to her with sincerity and recite her mantra. She will definitely help. And the situation will change somehow. Even if the result is not what you expected but Tara will help according to one’s karma.

    So so many inspirations received from her and my friends too.She is truly incredible and the activity of all the Buddhas! Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha

  20. henryooi on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    My favorite is White Tara in the mountains.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for posting these beautiful pictures of Mother Tara for everyone to share.

  21. Helen Oana Lascar on Jan 11, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    I like White Tara with Purple Flowers and Mountains, White Tara with stars and White Tara in the Garden. All the images are delicate and beautiful.

  22. Lasha Mutual on Jan 8, 2011 at 10:09 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I want to express my sincere gratitude to you for posting my paintings on your blog, and for the kind comments about my work.

    I have felt very enriched by working with White Tara both in meditation and within my paintings. My devotion deepens with each painting and my motivation for the series continues to grow!

    Reading your teaching on Tara and the prayers included is very inspirational – thank you! I will enjoy reading your blog in the future.

    With many kind wishes,

    Lasha

    • tsemtulku on Jan 8, 2011 at 3:58 pm

      Dear Lasha,
      When I came across your work, your obvious talent, imagination and creativity exploded onto my pc screen. Your devotion to Tara was beyond obvious. I wanted to share with the world how incredible your work is and how much talent you have.

      I am so happy you have noticed your work here. By you leaving a comment is like you signing one of your paintings for me and the whole world. Please continue your sacred works and to beautify our minds with these incredible works of love.

      I wish you the best and thank you so much for your devotion, good heart and generous nature.

      Tsem Rinpoche

  23. Tom Myro on Jan 8, 2011 at 1:11 am

    Eminence, Dharma Prince,

    Many years ago, when I was a market vendor, I had a “cardiac episode” while packing up for the night. I asked my Girlfriend and companion to drive home, which was a long drive, more than 100 miles.

    It became clear to me that I was going to die very shortly.

    I was not as well-educated in Dharma matters back then.

    I began to recite Tara Mantras as fast as I could, thinking all the while that, while I, myself was more than ready for the end of my life, my Mother, whom I cared for, and my Daughter, who is Autistic, and suffers from other psychological problems, both still needed me very badly.

    Thousands and thousands of Mantras I recited, keeping these thoughts in mind.

    Suddenly, I felt very calm, and I thought I was starting to actually die, but instead, I felt as if I were floating near the bottom of a cold lake… but the cold was not unpleasant… I saw little white “tiles” floating down at me from above, where there was a beautiful white light. These little tiles, in order, spelled the words “16 Ba’al”…

    Soon, I felt much better, and by the time we arrived home, I was fine.

    I did not die. White Tara in her infinite mercy examined my situation, and has extended my life for a number of years. My mother is now passed, and my daughter is growing up, and soon, she will not need me either. I think, then, I will probably die, but I am so pleased to have lived to be of help to my Mother, and was able to see my daughter through her childhood.

    What the “16 Ba’al” ever meant, I do not know… some wise people have told me that it represented the “16 strengths that counteract the 16 weaknesses of men.” In any event, I am certain to find it out one day, I think.

    This has been a good life. It is the first life in which I have encountered the Dharma, as far as I can tell. That makes it very special and precious indeed. It will not be my last human life, although I am personally hoping for rebirth in the Lapis Lazuli Pure Land, with the Medicine Buddha, so that I can practice without so much difficulty, and distraction from a defective body.

    Many thanks to Tara, and many thanks to you, Dharma Prince.

    Love,

    –Tom

  24. Paris on Jan 7, 2011 at 3:35 am

    Rinpoche, thank you for these beautiful photos. I want all of them! Am downloading some now to be put on my phone wallpaper.

    The explanations and teachings about Tara never ever boring; it’s like I’m hearing or reading them for the first time every time Rinpoche gives teachings about her. Thank you also for the prayers, so that all of us have the chance to connect to her blessings. She certainly is very special and all the luckier for us that there’s 21 of her!

  25. joey wong on Jan 7, 2011 at 12:17 am

    I love the expression and the art of White Tara with stars! She looks so compassionate and nurturing! That piece really captured Tara’s expressions!

    And thank you Rinpoche…the explanation of Tara is really beautiful! I never get bored of it….i first read her prayers in Martin Wilson’s In Praise Of Tara and it blew me away! Re-reading it here brings back so much memories of the time i first read that book and encountered Mother Tara…

  26. Raluca on Jan 6, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    Very beatiful! ART IS HOLY, when done from the heart, it brings joy and uplift our state of mind.

    My favourites are: White Tara with birds, for the etheral effect, and White Tara with blossom and cave for its touchinglike very pictural quality.
    thank youuuu!

  27. Uncle Eddie on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    All images are equally stunning, beautiful and very original, but the one which appears most appealing to me is ” White Tara with two islands “. Thank you so much Rinpoche for these inspiring images and the teachings.

  28. Roland Yap on Jan 6, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I like the drawing of White Tara with Offerings.

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful teaching.

    Roland Yap

  29. Nicole on Jan 6, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    Thank you so much for your valuable time for explaining in details regarding the Lady Buddha. The images of White Tara are stunning. I had a hard time deciding which I like. In the end, I have decided White Tara with snow falling, White Tara with Owl, White Tara in the garden and lastly White Tara with offerings and White Tara with stars. But I think I like White tara in the garden best..

    I do truly appreciate you explaining to us in details regarding Tara. It means a lot to me because that helps me a lot when I do my prayers.

    With folded hands, wishing you good health and happiness always,

    Nicole Mah

  30. Adeline Woon on Jan 6, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Lo-gsar-bde-legs!

    I like the White Tara With Waves. If you would, please let me know why does age 16 representing youthful and young like? Why not 15 or 17? Has it anything to do with puberty?

    May you live a long life to turn the wheel of dharma.

    With palms together,
    Adeline Woon

    p/s: You mentioned Datin should visualize Red Amitābha at the age of 16 in “A Special Setrap meditation – by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unNeXOWwcIY&feature=related )

  31. mima on Jan 6, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    Thank you for this post Rinpoche and for those precious prayers!

  32. Andrew Chiam on Jan 6, 2011 at 11:54 am

    Hi Rinpoche,

    Thanks for the great sharing. I always have affinity with Tara.
    And I enjoyed and benefit alot from the post.
    My fav will be “White Tara with Eight Auspicious Symbols”

  33. Sock on Jan 6, 2011 at 11:48 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    These images are very nice, I like the “Tara in the mountains”. I hope to visit Tibet and Nepal one day.

    I wish you good health and long life so that more people can benefit from your Dharma teachings.

  34. Mimi on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:52 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I noticed there is slight variation in text “Praises to the 21 Taras” from what posted in your website.
    http://tsemtulku.com/resources/prayers/prayers-deity-prayer/praises-to-the-21-taras/
    Is it OK to follow the one from your website or add in the missing text.

    • tsemtulku on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:54 am

      Yes, there are various translations. Please add in what you feel is missing. Thanks

  35. Lars on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:49 am

    Thank you for this post Rinpoche. Because I haven’t expressed my gratitude for all your effort in this blog earlier, I would like to thank you again. As for the picture, “White Tara with Birds” is the one I’m choosing. It’s simply beautiful.

  36. MD on Jan 6, 2011 at 7:56 am

    Dear Most Venerable Tsem Rinpoche,
    how wonderful you have composed this text about the Lady Buddha White Tara for this blog!!! All paintings are beautiful. My favourite is “White Tara by the Water”.

  37. dasa on Jan 6, 2011 at 7:45 am

    Dear Rinpoche. Thank You so much for putting this beautiful pictures of White Tara. I put some as my desk background on computer. Very inspiring for me. As well thank You for practices. Very precious.
    I can still remember when I just started with Dharma practices, seeing Tara image was first to really inspire me and still does every single day. I bow down to Her.

  38. Christoph on Jan 6, 2011 at 7:04 am

    Dear Tsem Tulku Rinpoche !!!

    Thank you for these inspiring images and words.

    I like White Tara in the Garden :-).

    Good Tara inspirations to you !!!

    Christoph

  39. Sandy on Jan 6, 2011 at 6:42 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    The images of Tara are stunning – a very talented artist indeed! The image I was most drawn to was White Tara with Chrysanthemums. It seems so full and free and vibrant and – I’m not exactly sure why – it reminds me of some works by Vincent van Gogh.

    Kind regards,
    Sandy

  40. John C on Jan 6, 2011 at 6:36 am

    Rinpoche, I like them all, particularly the ones with the snow flakes.

    Jon 🙂

  41. Ani Tsering Dolma on Jan 6, 2011 at 5:22 am

    Dear Tsem Tulku Rinpoche-La,

    my favourite pictures are White Tara with Three Trees, In the Garden and By The Water. But all of them are beautiful. Thanks for posting the blog

  42. kaner on Jan 6, 2011 at 4:44 am

    Wow, nice pics. Refreshingly untypical.

  43. tsemtulku on Jan 6, 2011 at 4:06 am

    Please let me know WHICH ONE IS YOUR FAVORITE Tara painting. I am interested to see everyone’s choice. Tsem Rinpoche

    • kaner on Jan 6, 2011 at 4:47 am

      “White Tara with Birds”

    • Mimi on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:08 am

      “White Tara with Good Wishes”

    • Zla'od on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:32 am

      It’s so hard to decide! I’m torn between “Birds and Islands” (no. 4), “Snow Falling” (no. 8), and “Mountains” (no. 47), but if forced to choose just one, would pick “Birds and Islands.”

      Several of these seem to have been inspired by Shaivite iconography.

      In “Praise to the 21 Taras,” interestingly, nowhere does the text actually say that it is addressed to 21 Taras. For example, there is no description of color, etc. All of the verses could be read as if they were describing the same deity.

    • Sonia on Jan 7, 2011 at 3:45 am

      They are all beautiful. The artist is truely talented.
      I have 2 that appeals to me – Tara with offerings and Tara with Owl.

    • Andrew James Boon on Jan 7, 2011 at 3:43 pm

      Dearest Rinpoche,

      I am torn between two: One is the White Tara with Pomegranates… reason being these fruits are my mother’s favourite and it is not very common to find and having the connection of mother tara with my own mother was very apt. The other is the White Tara with Rain as I find it so serene and beautiful. I always loved the rain and I find this very moving for me.

      Much love… Andrew

    • patsy on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:37 pm

      It’s so difficult to choose cos everyone is spectacular and beautiful. My final decision is “White Tara by the Water” and “White Tara in the Garden” because it depicts Tara in very feminine form and I like the poise which is very graceful and the elegance of the face features.

    • ACL on Jan 8, 2011 at 3:08 pm

      they are all the same. multi-ifforusly beautiful! who did this? i would enjoy seeing them all on a wall all at once together.

    • Josh Akers on Jan 9, 2011 at 12:23 pm

      I like White Tara in the Rain.

      It looks like the rain could be the downpour of Samsara and Tara is not affected by it. Also I must like it simply because I live in Oregon where it rains a lot.

    • Sharon Ong on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:16 pm

      I like the White Tara with Whale. Very unique and she has such a gentle, beautiful face.

    • Jacinta Goh on Mar 7, 2015 at 2:00 am

      Dear Rinpoche,

      I prefer “White Tara in the mountain”. I prefer the painting in the “traditional” way…

    • Phng Keng Hwa on May 18, 2015 at 1:02 am

      “White Tara with Offerings”

    • yin ping on Jul 11, 2019 at 2:21 am

      I like White Tara with Waves. She looks real, natural and pure, while adorned with simple and delicate ornaments _/\_

      Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these beautiful and unique White Tara images.

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    Reading this blog and feeling sad . Soolam a Golden Retriever, who was a service dog specifically trained to perform work and assist the writer since as a small furry. Soolam was one loyal companion and dear friend indeed to the writer. To euthanize a furry friend is hard felt for the writer as the Golden Retriever could not stand or walk, and even eat. Whatever he eats will throw out. Looking at the pictures the heartfelt writer hold on spending a precious moments with his doggie before he was euthanized. Soolam was a celebrity featuring in scores of times in newspapers, TV and radio. He even appeared as the main star of a special video about service dogs. The writer brought him everywhere he goes for meetings , travelling long distance and so forth over the decades. Well…. he finally laid to rest with his friend. The writer later found Zhar a new friend during a very strange coincidence.
    A beautiful story indeed , with a happy ending.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/have-you-had-a-friend-like-this.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 27. 2020 02:09 PM
    From lush rainforest to deserts, frogs are found in every environment on earth. There are many different species as well and colourful too. Unfortunately, an equally-horrific new fad has recently popped up in China, where millions of frogs are being coloured with industrial dyes. Those dyes contains a very high doses of chemical which is harmful to the frogs. They seem to be a popular trend in China and are in high demand at aquariums and ponds , some been keeping it as pets. Everywhere at wet market in China, the dyed frogs are being sold. The effect of injections of chemicals into the frog would be horribly injured or killed the frog. Recording to research the dyes being used on the frogs are dangerous and harmful to human as well.
    May all sales of these coloured frogs must be banned. Its more or less abusing animals in such a way frogs were treated as objects and not living creatures in need of care. In no time all these frogs will go extinction .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/coloured-frogs.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 27. 2020 02:08 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these meaningful and heartfelt pictures of those horses. Yes looking at those pictures indeed paint a thousand words. It is truly sad seeing that poor horse Jerry had to suffer. Making horses pull oversized loads like carriages is indeed cruel. They are forced to toil in all weather extremes, heavy traffic all day long. Well they might suffer in silence debilitating leg problems in long term as they have to walk on hard surfaces. Horses would definitely love to be free living on green fields where it’s a better environment for them. They could run freely as they wish. In many cities, horse-drawn carriages are seen as tourist attractions. Even though horse-drawn carriages have been in use for thousands of years , I do hope more countries will ban horse drawn carriages. Recent years many cities around the world are banning horse-drawn carriages. Great news as horse are not mend for hard surfaces, in heavy traffic and so forth.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/9-special-photos.html
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Nov 27. 2020 01:49 PM
    There’s nothing in this world like the unconditional happiness our 4-legged buddies give us humans. And, just like our 5 fingers, each of them are gifted with their own personality and unique qualities.

    We should have a first hand knowledge before adopting one. Dog behaviour can be puzzling to both new and experienced dog owners.Thank you very much for the informative article.


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  • sarassitham
    Friday, Nov 27. 2020 01:10 AM
    Thank you for the beautiful and historical sharing of Baba Nyonya community in Malaysia. As we know this group is small and their journey begins first at Malacca, then continued to Penang, Singapore, and Indonesia.

    The intermarriage between Chinese and Malay except formed a unique lifestyle and also created out a new culture, customs, festivals, tradition foods clothing, design and entertainment.

    May this rich culture and colourful tradition be preserved and practiced by the younger generation, and do hope this special heritage will live everlasting with us.

    https://bit.ly/3lbHmCK
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Nov 26. 2020 02:28 PM
    Every where there is spirits or unseen beings . Even old tress do have spirits too. Heard of it those days but for one to see it daily is scary. I am sure Rinpoche’s mother had goose bumps seeing the old man spirit. Luckily not a harmful spirit. Tree spirit is a nature deity related to a tree and are present in many cultures. As many of us do believed that if we cut down a tree with a spirit dwelling in it, is not so good. We are disturbing them. To avoid any misfortune we have prayers to appease the tree spirits, asking their permission to do so…..clearing obstacles or any ugly incident happenings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/the-tree.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Nov 26. 2020 02:26 PM
    nspiring video of a Portuguese boy with strong imprints. His dinner plate was served with rice, potatoes and octopus tentacles. After some questioning he told his mother that animals are not supposed to be eaten, but to be taken care of. This surprised his mother as her young son understands about the killings of animals. He don’t want to hurt animals , he knew the pain and sufferings of animals been killed . That’s wonderful , it’s a good beginning for a young boy to have compassion for animals at such a young age.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/portuguese-4-yo-boy-doesnt-want-to-eat-meat.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Nov 26. 2020 02:22 PM
    Reincarnation is the religious or philosophical belief that the soul after biological death, begins a new life in a new body that may be human, animal or spiritual depending on the moral quality of the previous life’s karma. Psychiatrist Ian Stevenson has investigated many reports of young children who claimed to remember a past life. Interesting findings. The belief in reincarnation is held by adherents of almost all major religions. Hence life after death and the possibility of reincarnation do happen. What happens to us when we die? Well this is an old question for which religions have provided answers with faith. One of the mysteries puzzling human mind since the origin of mankind is the concept of “reincarnation”. I do believe in reincarnation and have come across friends who remembered their past lives. Recently I met an Indian Sikh lady who’s past life was a Buddhist. Beautiful stories from her too.
    Interesting read of this blog tells us more.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/ancient-mysteries-reincarnation.html
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Nov 25. 2020 03:58 PM
    Thank you for the article and video sharing. It’s sad to see the reality of live of some people in the world has to go through so much suffering at younger age to survive.

    The early involvement of child labour is caused by their parents due the families economic hardship, parents need their help to perform their work or replacements when they are sick or old. Unfortunately the brick kiln management taking opportunity to misuse the labour by performing multiple task and treating them as slave.

    I do greatly appreciate the rightful action will be taken to prevent and to provide the new guidelines against the brick kiln owners who have tried to exploit workers.

    https://bit.ly/2UZha3N
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 25. 2020 01:54 PM
    Interesting read about Goddess Gemu, being worshipped by the ancient tribal community Mosuo people in both Shamanistic Animism Tibetan Buddhism. The Mosuo are considered the last-remaining matriarchal society in China, where they are a culturally-rich people. The traditional Mosuo religion worships nature, with Lugu Lake regarded as the Mother Goddess. Their practice is incorporated to the Tibetan Buddhism practice in the region for decades. The Mosuo has their own syncretic faith called Daba and the influence of Tibetan Buddhism. The Goddess Gemu is the most widely worshipped by the Mosuo people. Glad to note that the traditional shamanism based Daba faith is concertedly with the Tibetan Buddhism faith. The Zha Mei monastery which is a gelupa monastery had a strong affiliation with Dorje Shugden and at the same accepted the worshiping of this Goddess. The 5 th Panglung Kuten did took Dorje Shugden trance at this monastery . Strangely the CTA cannot accept the practice of Dorje Shugden on the hand could accept an unenlightened protector deity Godess Gemu. The practice of Dorje Shugden is indeed very beneficial so as the practice of Daba faith to the Mosus people.
    Well, may the Dorje Shugden ban soon going down into history for the benefits of all sentient beings.
    Thank you Valentina for a detail write up on the Gemu Goddess and those rare pictures of oracles by Dr.Joseph Rock who had explored the Tibetan borderlands .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/gemu-goddess-of-mosuo.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 25. 2020 01:52 PM
    Walpola Rahula Thero was a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk, world renowned scholar and writer. Dr. Rahula is the first Buddhist monk to become a professor in a Western world. He has written extensively about Buddhism in English, French and Sinhalese. He was noted not only for his erudition but also for his strong socialist views. During his lifetime he was awarded several awards for his incredible work towards harmony.
    (Whatever we are Theravada or Mahayana, as Buddhists we all accept the Buddha as our Master who gave us the Teaching.)…..well said.
    Ven. Rahula was later instrumental in encouraging the formation of the first Theravada temple in the United States. He spent most of his life in teaching and lecturing before going back to Sri Lanka where he passed away. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/ven-dr-walpola-rahula-thero-the-theravadan-academic.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Nov 25. 2020 01:03 PM
    This unique group of Malaysians have seamlessly assimilated the cultures of the Chinese and the local Malays particularly into their elaborately embroidered attire and very meticulously .

    The Baba Nyonyas have a very unique style of architecture that brings together Western and Eastern components,The community it self is also unique and rich in customs and traditions.Thank you for sharing a beautiful article.

    https://bit.ly/3q20qqG
  • sarassitham
    Tuesday, Nov 24. 2020 11:19 PM
    Thank you for an interesting and worthwhile article sharing. Most people experience eye problems from time to time, and vision problems tend to increase with age. Lately I’m too having vision problem due to working on laptop. Hoping to try out this eyes exercise practice to improve my vision naturally and Throw Away my Glasses!.

    I’m going to share this post to all my friends so that many more will benefit from it in near future.

    https://bit.ly/3frz094

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  • She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
    1 years ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
    2 yearss ago
    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
  • Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
    2 yearss ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    2 yearss ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    2 yearss ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    2 yearss ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    2 yearss ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    2 yearss ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    2 yearss ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    2 yearss ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    2 yearss ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    2 yearss ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    2 yearss ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    2 yearss ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    3 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
    3 yearss ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    3 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    3 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    3 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    3 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    3 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    3 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    3 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    3 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    3 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    3 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    3 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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.
2 weeks ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 month 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
Fwd: Dear Sotha
2 months ago
Fwd: Dear Sotha
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
2 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 months 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
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
6 months ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 months ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
6 months ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
6 months ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
7 months ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
9 months ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
9 months ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months 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
9 months ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
9 months 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
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
9 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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