Wonderful Cambodia

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(By Tsem Rinpoche)

Cambodia or formally known as the Kingdom of Cambodia is located at the Southern part of Indochina peninsula (mainly comprises of 3 countries: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam) in Southeast China. Its largest city is Phnom Penh, which is also the capital of the country. The kingdom practises a parliamentary monarchy, the current king of Cambodia, Norodom Sihamoni, was chosen to rule by the Royal Throne Council.

Cambodia is located at the Southern part of Indochina peninsula, click on image to enlarge.

Cambodia is located at the Southern part of Indochina peninsula. Click on image to enlarge.

Close-up map on Cambodia, click on image to enlarge.

Close-up map on Cambodia. Click on image to enlarge.

As of this day, the total population of Cambodia is no less than 16 million which includes some minority groups such as Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams and 30 indigenous ethnic groups, called “Khmer Loeu” (hill tribes).

Cambodia’s rich culture and history background are some of the reasons why people from all around the world fly in to visit. One of the famous tourist locations in Cambodia, Angkor Wat, attracts about two million visitors every year. Angkor Wat is a massive temple complex and it is the biggest religious monument in the world that was built during the Khmer Empire. Buddhism has prevailed the country since the 5th century. The official religion of the country is Theravada Buddhism, practised by more than 90 percent of the population.

One of the most visited places, Angkor Wat

One of the most visited places, Angkor Wat

Cambodia’s dry season starts from November to May. According to source, April, May and June are great times to visit this beautiful country. The busiest tourist season starts from November to February when weather is the coolest. There are a couple of ways to get to Cambodia, (1) You can fly directly into Phnom Penh which is the capital city or Siem Reap where Angkor Wat is. (2) For cheaper fares, you can fly to Bangkok and take a bus over the border into Cambodia, which is something very common and easy. The visa process for entering Cambodia is quite simple, visas can be obtained from the airports in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, it is also applicable as well.

 

Culture

People in Cambodia are known to be extremely helpful, warm and polite. Therefore in order to reciprocate their kindness, visitors are advised to be extra sensitive and respectful to follow the local customs. Below is a list of Do’s and Don’ts in Cambodia.

DO’S

  1. Except when you’re by the beach or pool, do make sure that you dress appropriately. It’d be appreciated if you keep yourself covered from shoulder to knee.
  2. Always ask for permission to photograph.
  3. It is customary to remove your shoes and hat before entering temples and any place of worship. Keep your voice down and dress respectfully.
  4. If you’re invited to dinner at a Cambodian home, it will be more proper to bring a gift for the host. The gift can be anything such as fruit, flowers or dessert.
  5. It is respectful to remove your shoes before entering someone’s home.

DON’TS

  1. Women must not touch male monks or hand them something directly.
  2. Do not touch a Cambodian person on the head.
  3. Do not use your fingers or feet to point at someone directly, it’s considered very rude.
  4. If you are a guest at a dinner, do not start eating unless the host has started.
  5. Try your best to keep public displays of affection to a respectful minimum.

 

Food

 

1. Khmer Noodles

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Khmer noodles or Nom Banh Chok is a typical breakfast meal. It’s sold in the mornings by women carrying it around on baskets hanging from a pole balanced on their shoulders. This noodle dish mainly consists of thin rice noodle (meehoon) and topped with green curry gravy made from kaffir lime, lemongrass and turmeric root. Bean sprouts, fresh mint leaves, banana flower, cucumbers, green beans and some other ingredients are to be served together on top as well. There’s also a red curry version which is only available during special occasions.

 

2. Green Mango Salad

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Cambodians absolutely adore mangoes and will eat them at every stage of ripeness. Although it may look similar to Thai green mango salad, but Cambodian green mango salad is more refreshing and has a heavier citrus touch in it, and it is also less spicy.

 

3. Fish Amok

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Fish Amok is one of the most famous Cambodian dishes, it is made of fish, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, galangal, coconut milk, fresh turmeric, shallots, garlic, and some chili. Then it is wrapped and steamed in a banana leaf for the aromatic taste.

 

4. Sweet and Sour Soup with Fish

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This dish is also called Samlor Machu Trey, it is famous amongst most of the households in Cambodia as it is extremely easy to make. The ingredients to make this delicious dish are fish, tamarind juice, celery, lemongrass, bean sprouts, pineapple, fish sauce, garlic, salt and sugar for seasoning.

 

5. Stir-fried Lemongrass Beef

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One of the simple dishes in Cambodia, this particular dish contains beef, red peppers, onion, lemongrass paste, galanga and kaffir lime leaves.

 

20 Places to Visit in Cambodia

 

1. Angkor Wat

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Angkor Wat is a world heritage-listed temple complex and it is also the world’s largest religious monument, the place is as big as 402 acres. It was built during the Khmer Empire, by the King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century. Breaking from the Shaiva tradition from previous kings, the temple was built in dedication to the Hindu god, Vishnu. The complex gradually transformed into a Buddhist temple towards the end of 12th century. It is one of the best-preserved historic sites around the world.

Website: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/668
Entrance fees: A single day pass costs around US$20 (RM85)
Opening hours: 5am to 6pm

How to get there

From Siem Reap, you can take a private van to get to Angkor Wat. Other transportation methods such as tuktuks, bikes and taxis are available too.

Accommodations

1. The Privilege Floor @Borei Angkor

Address: National Road 6, 0369, Banteay Chas, Slorkram, 369, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 969 300
Website: http://privilegefloor.com/borei/

2. Prince d’ Angkor Hotel & Spa

Address: Sivutha Bulvard, B05, Sivatha Blvd Sivatha Road, Krong Siem Reap 93136, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 763 888
Website: http://www.princedangkor.com/

 

2. Koh Ker

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Koh Ker is the former capital of the Khmer Empire, located towards the northern part of Cambodia. This 10th century temple complex’s main feature, Koh Ker Temple is a 7-tiered pyramid. The complex was completely left to the jungle for nearly a thousand years and has been visited until recently. The temple complex also features some very mesmerising and spectacular buildings and sculptures, making it a greta archaeological site.

Website: http://www.kohker-tours.com/
Entrance fee: US$10 (RM42)
Opening hours: 6:45am to 6pm

How to get there

The site is 130 kilometres north of Siem Reap and the road is now paved until the temple site. There are no public transports for tourists but taxi and cars can be arranged at hotels and guest houses. From Preah Vihear city, a motobike ride takes about an hour an a half for one way. US$15 round trip, including waiting time, can be negotiated.

Accommodations

1. Koh Ker Hotel

Address: #008, Watbo Road, Watbo Village, Salakamroek Commune,Corner of Acharhemchiv St., Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 963 234
Website: https://www.cleartrip.com/hotels/info/koh-ker-hotel-535443

2. Lotus Blanc Resort

Address: National Road 6, Kruos Village, Siem Reap 17252, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 969 300
Website: http://lotusblancresort.com/

 

3. Kratie

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A small town located towards the northeastern part of Cambodia. It is known to be one of the best places in the country to spot Irrawaddy dolphins that live in the Mekong River close by. It’s beautiful landscape and tranquility have attracted visitors from all over the world.

How to get there

Buses to or from Stung Treng (one of the provinces that borders with Kratie) takes about 3 hours. With the improving road conditions, bus services have improved and there are a number of transportation options between Stung Treng and Phnom Penh. There are daily buses from Siem Reap to Kratie. They leave at 07:00 and cost US$10. You will have to change buses half way through this journey at Skuon or Suong.

Accommodations

1. River Dolphin Hotel

Address: Sangkat Orussey, Kratie, Cambodia
Phone: +855 72 210 570
Website: http://www.riverdolphinhotel.com/

2. Rajabori Villas Resort

Address: Mekong Road, Koh Trong Island, Kratie 855, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 215 651
Website: http://rajabori-kratie.com/en/home/

 

4. Kep

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Kep was founded as a colonial retreat for the French elite in 1908, the small town is still full of ruined shells of old villas that where destroyed during the Khmer Rouge regime. There’s a famous beach near Kep which people call it the Rabbit Island, some outdoor activities like snorkeling is available.

How to get there

Take a bus from Phnom Penh to Kampot and from there additional 25 kilometres to Kep. The buses to Kampot departure each day at 7:30am and midday around 1:15pm from the central bus station near the central market (Sorya Bus Company; No 168). You may also take a bus directly to Kep taking National Highway No 2 and for the last strip Major Road No 31, which is a little bumpy. The prices with an old air-con bus for both ways are around US$4 per person. The trip usually takes about 4-5 hours.

Accommodations

1. Knai Bang Chatt

Address: Phum Thmey, Sangkat Prey Thom, Kep 908, Cambodia
Phone: +855 36 210 310
Website: http://www.knaibangchatt.com/

2. Le Flamboyant Resort

Address: Rue des Flamboyants, Route 33a, Kep 9547, Cambodia
Phone: +855 17 491 010
Website: http://www.leflamboyant-resort.com/

 

5. Banlung

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Banlung is located towards the nothern part of Cambodia. There are a few tour companies that provide overnight trip into the jungles, allowing adventurous visitors to have a closer connection with mother nature. Visitors can also take this chance to visit the Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake that allow travelers to take a look at some beautiful deep sea lakes.

How to get there

From Kratie, take a public minibus to Banlung, it leaves around 8am and the journey takes 5-6 hours. An alternative would be via the Phnom Penh Soraya Transport bus which will take about 5-7 hours to arrive in Banlung.

Accommodations

1. Terres Rouges Lodge

Address: Boeung Kan Siang Lake, Banlung 16000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 12 770 650
Website: https://ratanakiri-lodge.com/en/home/

2. Ratanakiri-Boutique Hotel

Address: Sangkat Boeung Kan Seng, Banlung, Cambodia
Phone: +855 97 916 7221
Website: http://ratanakiri-boutiquehotel.com/

 

6. Battambang

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Battambang is the second most famous city in Cambodia, especially with travelers and tourists who are interested in Cambodian history. This city was built during the 18th century which later became part of French Indochina. The town has many Angkor-style temples, statues of gods and animals can also be found in public spots.

How to get there

From Siem Reap, there are buses available at 7:30am, 10:30am and 1:30pm. The Capitol bus costs US$4.50 if booking is done at their office in Siem Reap, they will pick you up from your accommodation for free if necessary. Buses are no longer allowed to drive into the city. The new bus station is about 3 kilometres west of the city centre. A tutuk to the city centre will cost about US$1. The major bus companies, e.g. Capitol, Sorya, are still running their offices in the city and offer a free minivan transfer to the bus station.

Accommodations

1. Bric-a-Brac

Address: 2 No 119, Street, 1 block south of Central Market, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 77 531 549
Website: http://bric-a-brac.asia/

2. Battambang Resort

Address: Wat Ko Village, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 12 510 100
Website: http://battambangresort.com/

 

7. Sihanoukville

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This beach was named after a former king, Norodom Sihanouk, Sihanoukville also known as Kompong Saom is the most famous Cambodian beach on the Gulf of Thailand. This is the place where America fought its last battle during the Vietnam War. It is popular amongst backpackers who prefer to stay in huts on the beach rather than some luxurious hotels.

How to get there

From Phnom Penh, take a bus via Capitol Tours near Orussey market, it will take about 5-5.5 hours to arrive. The bus makes stops along the way to pick up people and goods. It will drop you off in downtown Sihanoukville, about 3 kilometres from Serendipity beach, motorbikes and tuk tuks will be waiting there quoting 3-4 dollars for the trip to Ochheuteal or Serendipity.

Accommodations

1. Deluxx Boutique Hotel

Address: 4 St 1035 Sangkat, Sihanoukville 18000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 34 934 854
Website: http://www.deluxxhotel.com/

2. Sokha Beach Resort

Address: Street 2 Thnou, Sangkat 4, Mittapheap Dist., Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Phone: +855 34 935 999
Website: http://www.sokhahotels.com/sihanoukville/

 

8. Siem Reap

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Siem Reap houses the world famous Angkor Wat, it is Cambodia’s fastest growing city. Siem Reap is now a major tourist hub, offerings pleasant places to stay while touring the ancient temples. Hotels and restaurants can be found almost anywhere here.

How to get there

Siem Reap International Airport is the second biggest airport in Cambodia, and it is served by various airplane companies like Air Asia, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, Cathay Dragon, China Eastern Airlines, Hong Kong Express, China Southern Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and many more. For more details, you can always refer to your choice of airline company.

Accommodations

1. Saem Siemreap Hotel

Address: Krom 6, Phoum Sala Kanseng, Sangkat Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 763 711
Website: http://www.saemsiemreaphotel.com/

2. Diamond D’Angkor Boutique

Address: Road 50 (Sok San), Group 08, Sang Kat Svay Dangkom, Siem Reap 17355, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 966 987
Website: http://www.diamondangkor.com/

 

9. Phnom Penh

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Phnom Penh is the biggest city in Cambodia, it also acts as the capital of the country. Used to be known as “the pearl of Asia”, this beautiful city is one of the most delightful cities built by the French in Indochina, the city currently is still recovering from war. Some of the attractions in the city include the National Museum and the Royal Palace.

How to get there

Phnom Penh International Airport is the largest airport in Cambodia, located about 7 kilometres west of the city. It is served by various airplane companies like Air Asia, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hong Kong Express, China Southern Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and many more. For more details, you can always refer to your choice of airline company.

Accommodations

1. The 252

Address: Street 252 #11, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 998 252
Website: http://www.the-252.com/

2. TeaHouse

Address: 242 #32 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 212 789
Website: https://maads.asia/teahouse

 

10. Popokvil Waterfall

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Popokvil Waterfall is a beautiful two-tiered waterfall, it takes its name from the expression meaning ‘swirling clouds’ due to the mist that constantly surrounds it. Absolutely a great spot to stop by for a relaxing swim.

How to get there

From Phnom Penh, there is regular bus service to Kampot. The cost of the bus trip is usually around US$5 and takes around 3 hours. A quicker and more flexible option is to use a private car transfer, which will cost you US$25 to US$35. From Kep, you can catch a motodup or taxi. The fare is negotiable, around US$5 for a motodup or US$10 for tuk-tuk. From Sihanoukville, there is regular bus service for the two hour trip, or your can use a taxi service for around US$25.

Accommodations

1. Nataya Roundhouse Coral Bay Resort

Address: Prek Ampil, Off Road No. 3, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 88 402 8944
Website: http://www.natayaresort.com/

2. Thansur Bokor Highland Resort

Address: Bokor Mountain, Kampot 855, Cambodia
Phone: +855 33 683 8888
Website: https://www.thansurbokor.com/

 

11. Preah Vihear

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A stunning Khmer temple built during the 11th and 12th centuries on a 1,722-foot cliff in the Dangrek Mountains. The temple’s structure mainly consists of four levels and four courtyards, it was built in dedication to the Hindu god, Shiva.

How to get there

The easiest way to reach Preah Vihear is from the town of Sra’em, 30 kilometres south. Buses run directly from Phnom Penh via Kompong Thom to Sra’em, leaving in the morning and arriving in the evening. (Be careful not to book a bus to Preah Vihear since these may actually go to the town of Krong Preah Vihear and not Sra’em). They drop you off at the Sra’em central roundabout. Minibuses, once daily, US$8 and shared taxis, US$10, run from Sra’em to Siem Reap via Anlong Veng.

Accommodations

1. Preah Vihear Boutique Hotel

Address: Street Oknha Franna, Choum Ksann Dist, Srah Emm, Cambodia
Phone: +855 88 346 0501
Website: http://preahvihearhotels.com/

2. Sokha Home

Address: National Road 62, Krong Preah Vihear, Cambodia
Phone: +855 77 600 400
Website: http://sokha-home-kh.book.direct/en-gb/

 

12. Ream National Park

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House to beautiful mangrove forests, huge unspoilt beaches, islands, coral reefs and more than 200 bird species including some endangered species. It is an ideal location for boat trips and forest treks.

How to get there

If you take a taxi directly from Phnom Penh, it will take you about 3.5 hours to get to Ream National Park, the price should be around US$25. If you take off from Sihanoukville with a taxi, it will cost you roughly US$6 with a 41-minute drive to get there.

Accommodations

1. Monkey Maya

Address: Monkey Maya, Ream Beach, Ream National Park, Cambodia
Phone: +855 78 760 853
Website: http://www.monkeymayaream.com/

2. Ream Yacht Club

Address: Ream River (PREK TOEUK SAP RIVER), Ream National Park, Sihanoukville, Cambodia, 855
Phone: +855 70 505 350
Website: http://www.sihanoukville.com/hotel-guesthouses/ream-yacht-club-bungalows/

 

13. Tonle Sap

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It is the biggest freshwater lake in South East Asia. During the dry season, the Tonle Sap drains into the Mekong River but when the raining season hits, the flow changes its direction and thus forming a huge lake. It houses many Vietnamese and Cham ethnic communities.

How to get there

Tonle Sap and its many floating villages can be accessed from Siem Reap, Kompong Phluk, Kompong Khleang, Phnom Penh, Kampong Chhnang, Kompong Luong, and Battambang. At all these locations on the lake, tourists are able to rent a boat and driver. Prices vary.

Accommodations

1. Tonle Sap Hotel and Restaurant

Address: Thi 1 Village, Kha Sham, Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia
Phone: +855 12 576 811

2. Tonle Sap Hotel

Address: 4-6E0, Street 104, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

14. Silver Pagoda

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It is located within the Royal Palace premise, it houses many national treasures such as gold and jeweled Buddha statues. Some of the most well-known statues are a small 17th century baccarat crystal Buddha and a life size gold Maitreya Buddha decorated with 9584 diamonds.

Entrance fee: US$3 (RM13)
Opening hours: 8am to 11am ; 2:30pm to 5pm

How to get there

The Royal Palace is located on Sothearos Boulevard near the riverfront of Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. The easiest way of getting to the Royal Palace is by tuk tuk.

Accommodations

1. The 252

Address: Street 252 #11, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 998 252
Website: http://www.the-252.com/

2. TeaHouse

Address: 242 #32 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 212 789
Website: https://maads.asia/teahouse

 

15. War Museum Cambodia

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It is the only war museum in Cambodia, it offers visitors an insightful view of what Cambodia had to face during the last few decades. If you have a passion for history, this is a must visit as it houses a unique collection of war machines.

Website: http://www.warmuseumcambodia.com/
Entrance fee: US$5 (RM21)
Opening hours: 8am to 5:30pm

How to get there

The War Museum is located near National Highway No. 6, between the city of Siem Reap and Siem Reap International Airport. A taxi can definitely bring you there.

Accommodations

1. The Privilege Floor @Borei Angkor

Address: National Road 6, 0369, Banteay Chas, Slorkram, 369, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 969 300
Website: http://privilegefloor.com/borei/

2. Prince d’ Angkor Hotel & Spa

Address: Sivutha Bulvard, B05, Sivatha Blvd Sivatha Road, Krong Siem Reap 93136, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 763 888
Website: http://www.princedangkor.com/

 

16. The Killing Fields

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It is one of the largest graveyards in Cambodia, more than a million people were tormented to death during the Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. There is a stupa at the site that is adorned with the skulls of the victims who were killed.

How to get there

The Killing Fields are located in the city of Phnom Penh, a taxi can definitely bring you there.

Accommodations

1. The 252

Address: Street 252 #11, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 998 252
Website: http://www.the-252.com/

2. TeaHouse

Address: 242 #32 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 212 789
Website: https://maads.asia/teahouse

 

17. Cambodia Landmine Museum

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It is one of the very few places in the world where you will learn about landmines and their dangers, how they impact people especially children and how to disarm them. There is a nursery behind the museum that houses children who were saved from landmines.

Website: http://www.cambodialandminemuseum.org/
Entrance fee: US$3 (RM13)
Opening hours: 7:30am to 5:30pm

How to get there

It is located at the south of the Banteay Srey Temple complex, 25 kilometres north of Siem Reap, and inside the Angkor National Park. A taxi can definitely bring you there.

Accommodations

1. The Privilege Floor @Borei Angkor

Address: National Road 6, 0369, Banteay Chas, Slorkram, 369, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 969 300
Website: http://privilegefloor.com/borei/

2. Prince d’ Angkor Hotel & Spa

Address: Sivutha Bulvard, B05, Sivatha Blvd Sivatha Road, Krong Siem Reap 93136, Cambodia
Phone: +855 63 763 888
Website: http://www.princedangkor.com/

 

18. Bokor Hill Station

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The Bokor Hill Station is another must visit attraction in Cambodia. Built in the mid 1920’, it used to serve as a resort town for the French fighters which was later abandoned by them. The place can be a little spooky during the foggy days as the visibility drops to almost nothing.

How to get there

The summit of Bokor (1,080 metres high) is reached at the end of one of the worst roads in Cambodia and the journey is about 30 kilometres. Heavily potholed and scattered with reefs of the original asphalt surface, it is best traveled by 4WD or motorbike.

Accommodations

1. Nataya Roundhouse Coral Bay Resort

Address: Prek Ampil, Off Road No. 3, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 88 402 8944
Website: http://www.natayaresort.com/

2. Thansur Bokor Highland Resort

Address: Bokor Mountain, Kampot 855, Cambodia
Phone: +855 33 683 8888
Website: https://www.thansurbokor.com/

 

19. Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre

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This is a must visit for people who are a fan of wildlife, covers an area of over 6,000 acres, it is the largest zoo in Cambodia. The rescue centre is run by the Cambodian Forestry Administration in association with an ecological non-benefit association called the Wildlife Alliance.

Website: https://www.wildlifealliance.org/wildlife-phnom-tamao/
Entrance fee: US$5(RM21) for adults and US$2(RM9) for children
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm

How to get there

The wildlife rescue centre is located roughly 40 kilometres south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A bus or taxi can be chattered to get to the location.

Accommodations

1. The 252

Address: Street 252 #11, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 998 252
Website: http://www.the-252.com/

2. TeaHouse

Address: 242 #32 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 23 212 789
Website: https://maads.asia/teahouse

 

20. Kampot

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The land of peppers, Kampot is a city located at the southern part of Cambodia. It is known for its pepper plantations and salt fields. Many buildings and architectures that date back to the colonial period can be found here.

How to get there

You can take a taxi from Phnom Penh to Kampot for between US$35-50, buses are also available.

Accommodations

1. Sebana Guesthouse

Address: No 39 Street 7 Makara, Krang Village, Krang Omphil Commune, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 13 590 522
Website: http://www.sebanaguesthouse.com/

2. Two Moons

Address: Riverside Road, near the Aquatic Center and the Fish Market, Sungkat Kompong Kandal, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
Phone: +855 77 808 537
Website: http://www.twomoonshotel.com/

 

Travel Books

Below are some of the travel books you may find helpful if you are planning for a trip to Cambodia.

 

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia & Laos

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia and Laos is your in-depth guide to the very best of these two countries. Whether you want to explore the temples of Angkor Wat, take a boat trip through the famous Tham Kong Lo caves, or sunbathe on stunning white beaches in southern Cambodia, Cambodia and Laos offer exhilarating options for visitors.

 

Lonely Planet Cambodia (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet Cambodia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stand under the glimmering spires of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, trek the lush rainforest of the Koh Kong Conservation Corridor, or explore the floating village of Kompong Luong; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Cambodia and begin your journey now!

 
Sources:

  • www.wikipedia.com
  • www.wikitravel.com
  • www.tripadvisor.com.my

 
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  1. S.Prathap on Sep 13, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    Cambodian people can be seen as a mixture of Hinduism and Buddhism.Their culture and tradition had a rich varied history dating back many centuries.
    From the article we can know that many intersting sites in Cambodia that is worth visiting especially the temples and most famous Angkor Wat.Thank you very much for sharing this article .

  2. sarassitham on Feb 20, 2019 at 6:57 pm

    Being on of top tourist destination with historically rich in culture Cambodia has many impressive discovery. The world heritage Angkor Wat is one of them. Angkor Wat is being famous for its sensational architecture and for the biggest religious monument in the world. It also understand that the majority of its population in Cambodia are Buddhist.

    Through this article I have discovered many other interesting places and the ancient temple found along the city of Siem Reap. The best season to visit Cambodia for a perfect holiday was well guided with full information. All the necessary information to do and not at Cambodia will be very useful. Thank you for sharing this article and listing all the beautiful places and sceneries. I’m too getting excited to explore and visit Cambodia in near future.

  3. Jennifer Yuen on Sep 20, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    I recently visited Angkor Wat and a few temples around, Tonle Sap and Sihanoukville with my family. Though Angkor Wat and the temples around are usually the most talked about, we actually enjoyed our boat ride to see sunset at Tonle Sap. Along the river leading to the biggest lake in South East Asia, what welcomed us were the local fishing village communities that lived in houses that were built with long legs to prevent water from floating their home during the monsoon season. It was interesting for us to see how the local lived happily with what they had. A good experience for us to reflect and understand that it is really not what we have outwardly to be happy and contented.

  4. Anne Ong on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    Very amazing sites and interesting looking foods! Some of these looks yummy!.. 3. Fish Amok, 2. Green Mango Salad, 1. Khmer Noodles. Places that caught my eyes are….12. Ream National Park, 18. Bokor Hill Station, 11. Preah Vihear, 4. Kep, 4. Kep, 10. Popokvil Waterfall. 2. Koh Ker. Thank you Rinpoche and blog team for this wonderful article.

  5. Cc on Sep 3, 2017 at 11:08 pm

    I missed Cambodia. Was bacpacking with 2 friends. Indeed is a place must visit. Is full of historical and the structure and every peace of the wall are crafted but unfortunately alot of buddha head missing.

    Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in phnom phem. It will make you tears when you see a hill of skeleton heads. They were totured and extermination. It does show us how much suffering during that time and wonder what will happen when Maitreya comes. Will there be another war, killing ,totured and suffer?

  6. freon on Jul 25, 2017 at 1:10 am

    I came to know about Cambodia because of Angkor Wat. Other than that, through this article it opened to me more about Cambodian.

    Angkor Wat is listed as the 7th wonder of the world, and was so famous that is one of the most significant religious centers in the world and it has become the Cambodian symbol and even appears on the country’s national flag. It is the most visited attraction site in Cambodia and one of the hottest attractions in the world. The temple represents Mount Meru. From the ground, Angkor Wat has a height of 213 meters attained with 3 rectangular levels with each one progressively higher than the rectangular below it. It is also said that Angkor Wat is actually a replica of universe on a stone and represents the earthly model of cosmic word. (source: http://www.tourist-destinations.net/2013/08/angkor-wat-cambodia.html)

    Other than Angkor Wat, through this article, I came to learn about Koh Ker which is a temple build like pyramid and have been left in jungle for thousand years.

    Other than temple view, I also get to know beautiful beach at Cambodia, famous food, the unique museums and even learn their culture that we should be aware when we visiting Cambodia.

    Through reading this article, I felt that I have went to Cambodia.
    Travel through reading.

  7. Wai Meng Wan on Jun 26, 2017 at 10:48 pm

    I went to Cambodia before, and the Angkor Wat is certainly a mesmerizing place to visit. It has Buddhist and Hindu influences weaved into this complex, as the Kings of Cambodia shifted from Buddhist to Hindu and vice versa.

    There was a school I visited, which was a prison and there many people died. The genocide of the Cambodian was done by their own people, who wanted a new society to emerge, some kind of social engineering. I think most religions are not perfect belief systems but most of the established ones do not condone the massacre of one’s own people just to proof a point. The lesson to learn is that we have to be careful of what we belief in, and check if those things we believe in does it cause unnecessary harm to others?

  8. Vivian Ong on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article about Cambodia. After reading this article, I come to know many interesting sites in Cambodia that is worth visiting especially the temples. Phnom Penh is such a beautiful and a city that is continually growing. Cambodia is really a country that caters to different groups of tourists depending on their interest ranging from food, sceneries, buildings, animals and leisure. Most of the tourists like to visit Cambodia is because their people are known to be extremely helpful, warm and polite.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  9. Fong on Jun 14, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    As these old bastions of Buddhism come online after the years of conflict and bloodshed. we can see the beauty of the land and the culture not to say the beauty of the Buddhism that used to blossom in these countries. We can see Myanmar and Cambodia slowly returning to spirituality.

    But most of all the natural beauty reflects the beauty of the soul of the country.

  10. Lin Mun on Jun 14, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    I like looking at the various architecture of buildings. I have been to Cambodia a few times and I like Siem Reap the best. Angkor Wat is so unique and beautiful. We watched the sun rise in Angkor Wat and it was amazing. A place that I would definitely recommend people to visit. I hope the restoration work will continue and the government would be able to receive sufficient fund for this work, so more people are able to visit and to learn the history.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article.

  11. Stella Cheang on Jun 14, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    The almost-landlock Cambodia is a very enchanting place to visit, not only because of the grand temple complexes that took after her rich Hindu influence but also due to her glory yet bittersweet history. Recent wars had set Cambodia back decades compared to her peers in the region, with several museums filled with real skeletons to remind us of the brutal history.

    Fortunately, the alluring French-style architectures in Phnom Penh are a bright contrast to the gloomy past, especially if we appreciate spacious courtyard, with wide porches and plenty of tall French windows.

    About a decade ago, visiting Cambodia can be a humbling experience; children as young as 3 years old are seen actively vending pirated Lonely Planets travel books to tourists. Most of them looked mixed, and when enquired further, one will realize they do not know who is their father. Today, Cambodia is fast catching up in terms of modernization. It is a good place to visit.

  12. Samfoonheei on Jun 14, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Amazing ….Cambodia’s history has experience the modern and ancient historic past events.Cambodian culture and tradition have had a rich varied history dating back many centuries.The Cambodian people can be seen as a mixture of hinduism and buddhism, and reflects a country rich in history and heritage. I did not know much of Cambodia except the killing fields and about the war the Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979..After reading these post it sound interesting to visit these place maybe the Angkor wat and a few historical places are worthy visiting.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these wonderful post and it brought back memories to me about the Khmer Rouge rule…the movie of killing fields.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jun 17. 2024 12:53 PM
    Beautiful pictures paints a thousands words of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche. Those rare pictures shared ultimate sophistication of the relationship between the two great leaders.
    Back in the 20th century Jawaharlal Nehru an Indian anti-colonial nationalist, statesman, secular humanist, social democrat was very kind to receive them both. Looking at the rare pictures says all.
    Its such awesome watching the rare video of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche visiting India together. Visiting sacred places Buddhist sites of India together, and even having state dinner .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-dalai-lama-panchen-lama-in-india-in-1956.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jun 17. 2024 12:52 PM
    nspiring read of the power sacred feminine Maha Pajapati Gotami, founder of the Order of Nuns. She was the foster-mother, step-mother and maternal aunt of the Buddha. In Buddhist tradition, she was the first woman to seek ordination for women, which she did from Gautama Buddha directly, and she became the first bhikkhuni.
    Mahapajapati lived to be around 120 years old. Having such an eminent position in the sangha, she would have had hundreds of nuns under her care, helping them realize the Truth. Perplexingly, the Buddha continued to have doubts about admitting women into the women’s order right up until his death. Mahapajapati had played an important role preserving the dharma taught by Buddha Shakyamuni.
    Truly inspired by Mahaprajapati Gotami’s story.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/mahapajapati-gotami-the-first-buddhist-nun.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jun 17. 2024 12:50 PM
    Area 51 is a U.S. military base that has become synonymous all this while. There’s a possibility recording to many could be a government cover-ups and potentially a place of testing alien. Its always a secret behind this Nevada base also known as Area 51 and is often the subject of alien conspiracy theories. The facility is next to two other restricted military areas, what goes on inside and around is extremely secret. No one are allowed to visit and are kept away by warning signs, electronic surveillance and armed guards. According to the US military, the intense secrecy area is the training range for US nuclear weapons. It has never been declared a secret base and under 24-hour surveillance. Many people have reported seeing unidentified flying objects in or near Area 51. That’s interesting. And the popular image of the place is a secret site for extra-terrestrial research.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/aliens-paranormal/what-is-area-51.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jun 17. 2024 12:49 PM
    Reading each messages and looking at those beautiful pictures tells a thousand words. Without dharma, dharma work, dharma institutions and dharma people, life is so much more lonely and empty……loved this message by our Guru.
    May those teachings in this blog flourish in the heart of all beings.
    Thank you Rinpoche sharing this great messages. which taught us more and inspired us too.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/messages-inspired-by-buddhist-art.html
  • payal
    Monday, Jun 10. 2024 04:27 AM
    really….such a stunning sacred image 1,000 Armed Avalokitesvara as gift from Joshua and family for Rinpoche . More so receiving it on Wesak Day is indeed wonderful. Merely looking at this stunning images is a blessing.
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 10. 2024 02:57 PM
    A card and hard disc from Sean Wang was truly a smart idea afterall. Nobody could imagine such idea but he did it. Placing thumb drives with millions and billions of Vajrayogini her holy mantra in Tibetan into the holy statue. Not only that drawing pictures too . Such a great idea whereby people come to make offerings, prostrate, circumambulate, collecting huge amount of merits for themselves and their love ones. Thanks to Sean Wang/
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/letters-cards-gifts/seans-got-a-great-idea.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 10. 2024 02:55 PM
    Reading this blog kindly reminded us of the most cherished people in our lives that’s our parents. Mother’s Day that is on this Sunday 12th of May and Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday in June. Teachers Day too important ……a day to honour and recognise their roles in our lives. Rinpoche always emphasised that we should not avoid the responsibility of repaying the kindness of the people who have helped us in our life. The only true way to honour and repay their kindness is to let them know that their kindness meant a lot to us . Do something good for them or someone else as this practice ultimately gives enormous power and possibilities for positive effects in many lives not just our own life. Simple saying thank you and expressing our appreciation can go a long way.
    Reading all those powerful quotes by Rinpoche gives us a lesson and example.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers team for sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/celebrating-kindness-20-quotes-from-tsem-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 8. 2024 06:11 PM
    Achi Chökyi Drölma is the Dharma Protector of the Drikung Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. She also appears as a protector in the Karma Kagyu refuge tree as Achi Chodron. Although Achi has a particular committment to protect the Drikung Kagyu, she is recognized and practiced by all lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. To benefit the beings in samsara, she displays a limitless number of manifestations at different times and in different space dimensions. She vowed to protect the Drikung Kagyu lineage and its practitioners, removing inner and outer obstacles , a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism, embodies the harmonious union of compassion, wisdom, and protective energy. a powerful wisdom-protector who guards and protects all sincere Dharma-practitioners to rely on her. She is also known for her power to confer wealth. She rose to protect Drikung Kagyu lineage while Dorje Shugden who rose to protect the Gelug teaching. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Gen Lobsang Phuljung for this interesting write up

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/achi-chokyi-drolma-chief-protectress-of-the-drikung-kagyu.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 8. 2024 06:00 PM
    Dorje Shugden is a special Dharma Protector who quickly fulfils wishes and sincere prayers. He brings healing, harmony and peace; protects from harm and obstacles and attracts opportunities for success and growth. To promote the practice of Dorje Shugden, Kechara has came up a easy way for more people to understand the Powerful Practice. Presented in six different languages as such in English, Tibetan བོད་ཡིག, Chinese 中文, Hindi हिंदी, Tamil தமிழ், Nepali नेपाली so everyone could access. All those materials were distributed to visitors free of charge at all Kechara outlets. Looking at those pictures of visitors says all of how Kechara had spreads the practice of Dorje Shugden like wild fire. More people will get to know and understand the true stories and benefits of Dorje Shugden.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers for this great sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/kechara-spreads-the-practice-of-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 8. 2024 05:57 PM
    For the last 60 years, the Tibetan Government-in-Exile has exploited, abused, marginalised and persecuted their people. For the first time in six decades, since the Tibetans first entered a life in exile, we are seeing more and more examples of ordinary Tibetans speaking up against this exploitation. In years gone past, Tibetans would never have dared to voice their objections to the leadership. They have been mixing religion and politics ever since. A majority of the Tibetans in India are stateless, and been sufferings quietly. Hundreds of thousands of Tibetans were killed during the Chinese invasion, prompting the young Dalai Lama to flee into exile in 1959. Because of all the exploitation the younger Tibetan generation are willing to express and speaking up.
    Reading the commentary by a anonymous member of the Tibetan community tells us how those desperate Tibetans experienced all this while and to voice the truth. Interesting read. In order to achieve peace it is necessary to address the root of violence and conflict by having dialogue between the Chinese Government and the Tibetan Government.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/tibetan-refugee-youth-speaking-up.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 8. 2024 05:55 PM
    Coming up with these informative website is a great work of Rinpoche and writers team. With these website it had many people get to understand more of Tibetan Buddhism , great teachers teachings and of course all about the practice of Dorje Shugden. I am one of them , its was this website I got to know , learn, and understand about Tibetan Buddhism and Dorje Shugden.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands and writers team .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/fantastic-new-dorje-shugden-website-launched.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 8. 2024 05:53 PM
    The legendary Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drak was born in the village of Nyenam,Southern Tibet amidst many auspicious signs of a high rebirth. Ra Lotsawa was a great tantric master and is one of the most controversial Buddhist teachers in Tibetan history who had used wrathful means to subjugate his opponents. One of the previous lives of Dorje Shugden is the renowned lama Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drak, Amongst his great deeds, Ra Lotsawa was known to have renovated many with Samye, Tibet’s first monastery. He also sponsored numerous new translation works, the copying and recitation of sacred scriptures, and the installation of Buddha statues. Interesting read of the biography of this great master. Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drakpa left behind a legacy of many great lamas, practitioners and preserving, as well as spreading this tantric system in Tibet.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/ra-lotsawa-dorje-drakpa-tibetan-master-of-the-vajrabhairava-tantra.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, May 8. 2024 05:51 PM
    Dorjé Shukden is a controversial Tibetan Buddhist protector deity, believed by some to be a wrathful spirit and by others to be an enlightened Buddha. The controversy that arose from this divided understanding over the last fifty years has impacted the Tibetan Buddhist community globally and continues to be relevant to observers and practitioners of Buddhism the world over. The Yellow Book, based on its cover. It was composed by Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche in 1970, but it was not published until 1973. Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche never intended for his book to be published but somehow it was published without his permission. According to the introduction, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche authored this book in 1970 based on teachings given by Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, the junior tutor to the 14th Dalai Lama.The original intention of this book was to be complementary material to Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s book, Music Delighting An Ocean of Protectors, which was published six years before the Yellow Book. The Yellow Book did not circulate widely until several years later. It is a collection of cautionary tales and teachings but sadly some influential powerful officials and people who had corrupted the Gelug lineage . Interesting read.
    I am looking forward to finish reading this book.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Martin for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/dr-christopher-bells-views-on-zemey-rinpoches-yellow-book.html
  • Samfoonheei
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    Saturday, May 4. 2024 06:13 PM
    Firebirds are mythical birds found in the folklore of many cultures. They are often depicted as magical birds with feathers that glow like flames or the sun. The mythology surrounding firebirds varies between cultures, but there are some common themes. In Greek mythology, the mythical bird known for its ability to be reborn from its ashes, symbolizing immortality and renewal. It is often depicted as a beautiful and majestic creature with brightly coloured feathers and a long tail. Interesting read of the stories related to the mythology, legend and folklore in this blog.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/beautiful-1000-armed-avalokitesvara.html

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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
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
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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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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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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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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.
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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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
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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
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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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
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We hope you enjoyed our pictures, as much as we enjoyed our Wesak Day together in Penang. Let us carry the energy and enthusiasm we experienced so far and inspires many more. Happy Wesak Day! 22/5/2024 KPSG by Jacinta
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We hope you enjoyed our pictures, as much as we enjoyed our Wesak Day together in Penang. Let us carry the energy and enthusiasm we experienced so far and inspires many more. Happy Wesak Day! 22/5/2024 KPSG by Jacinta
Puja offering packages. Thanks to those who sponsored the puja. May all your wishes be fulfilled. KPSG by Jacinta
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Puja offering packages. Thanks to those who sponsored the puja. May all your wishes be fulfilled. KPSG by Jacinta
Colourful altar with plenty of offerings. We had DS puja with Praise to Buddha Shakyamuni as we celebrate this special day of Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana. KPSG by Jacinta
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Colourful altar with plenty of offerings. We had DS puja with Praise to Buddha Shakyamuni as we celebrate this special day of Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana. KPSG by Jacinta
Some of the activities done during the Wesak Day Celebration in Penang. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Some of the activities done during the Wesak Day Celebration in Penang. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Wesak Day Celebration in Penang!Buddha's Bathing Ritual. 22/5/2024 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. After puja, all members helped out clearing the offerings and we shared out the blessed food offerings with our families, friends and even animals. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. After puja, all members helped out clearing the offerings and we shared out the blessed food offerings with our families, friends and even animals. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. Activities during puja. Members chanting Dorje Shugden mantras. We've completed Dorje Shugden puja cum Namasangiti. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. Activities during puja. Members chanting Dorje Shugden mantras. We've completed Dorje Shugden puja cum Namasangiti. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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11/5/2024, Saturday @3pm. Activities : Offerings of khata to Rinpoche, garland of flowers to Dorje Shugden and a new Tibetan butterlamp being offered on the altar. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Today we have an inaugural cancer free diet talk and info sharing by Mr. Ooi. Mr. Ooi is a Penangite and like any other man, he has a family to provide for. From colon cancer stage 4,he is now known as a cancer-free man. Learn more about his story and his acquaintance with Dorje Shugden here https://youtu.be/x7i-yXJBUwM?si=A-5O0udxjg52iS58
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Kind-hearted sponsors sponsored these kuih-muih & flowers for today's puja @ 4th May, 2024. Should you wish to contribute these or sponsor our weekly puja, do contact us for more details. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Pastor Seng Piow guides us on the flow of Dorje Shugden puja, its benefits, significant of Chanting the names of Manjushri and also explaining the dedication for the sponsors and to those in need before we start the puja as we have 2 newcomers today.
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Pastor Seng Piow guides us on the flow of Dorje Shugden puja, its benefits, significant of Chanting the names of Manjushri and also explaining the dedication for the sponsors and to those in need before we start the puja as we have 2 newcomers today.
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Two Pastors in da house! Double the merits, double the happiness. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels prior to the puja in Ipoh. (KISG - Kin Hoe)
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Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels prior to the puja in Ipoh. (KISG - Kin Hoe)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations on Sunday afternoon in Ipoh. (KISG- Kin Hoe)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations on Sunday afternoon in Ipoh. (KISG- Kin Hoe)
Powerful Dorje Shugden puja @ Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. Every Saturday, 3 pm. Remove obstacles and grant blessings to fulfil wishes. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 6th April 2024
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Powerful Dorje Shugden puja @ Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. Every Saturday, 3 pm. Remove obstacles and grant blessings to fulfil wishes. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 6th April 2024
Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
And here's Mr Wong of KSK Ipoh who dropped by to pray and offered some donation to the Chapel. Kechara Penang Study Group. Pic by Siew Hong & uploaded by Jacinta.
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And here's Mr Wong of KSK Ipoh who dropped by to pray and offered some donation to the Chapel. Kechara Penang Study Group. Pic by Siew Hong & uploaded by Jacinta.
Today's puja (16/3/2024) ended around 420pm, Jacinta was the umze of the day. Pic by Siew Hong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Today's puja (16/3/2024) ended around 420pm, Jacinta was the umze of the day. Pic by Siew Hong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
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Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
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Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
3 months ago
Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
3 months ago
Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
3 months ago
Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
4 months ago
The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 months ago
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
4 months ago
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
4 months ago
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
4 months ago
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
4 months ago
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
5 months ago
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
5 months ago
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
5 months ago
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
5 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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