Spontaneously thinking of others… | 无时无刻地在为他人着想……

By | Mar 2, 2013 | Views: 777

(By Pastor Loh Seng Piow)

Last night after dinner, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche took a stroll from inside Kechara Forest Retreat to the entrance and saw this van parked at the entrance selling groceries and toiletries, so Rinpoche asked how many foreign workers were there in Kechara Forest Retreat, and bought 16 sets of gloves, shampoo, soap, shaving razor, eggs, peanuts etc. to be given to the workers. Rinpoche always has others’ welfare in His mind, even if He has never met them before. The interests of others always arise in His mind spontaneously.

 


(贴文:罗胜彪)

昨天晚餐后,尊贵的詹仁波切在克切拉禅修林漫步。在入口处附近,他看到一辆售卖杂货和洗浴用品的货车。仁波切于是问了身边的助理在禅修林工作的外籍劳工人数,并买了16套手套、洗发液、肥皂、剃须刀、鸡蛋、花生等,送给工人们。仁波切时常都把他人的福利放在心里,即使他跟他们素未谋面。仁波切时时刻刻都在为他人着想。

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  1. Jacinta Goh on Jun 28, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    Rinpoche has given them love and care that least likely to get as foreigners.

  2. jerry_sito on Nov 7, 2013 at 10:23 am

    感恩仁波切的开示与教诲

    仁波切从来没有忘记我们,时时惦念着我们及一切众生,然而身为弟子的我们却时常的,忘记了我们的上师

    祈愿我们能够更精进的学习佛法,拖过转化我们的心识,把佛法实践在我们的生活当中,仁波切总是用他身与力行的方式向我们传达佛法,而身为弟子的我们,除了无限的感恩,就应该的,同样的,学习帮助与关爱我们身边的所有的人,包括我们爱的,我们恨的,我们埋怨的,我们都应该帮助与关爱他们,为什么? 因为在尊贵与大爱的仁波切眼中,一切众生都值得他关爱,并传递佛法给他们,那么身为弟子的我们还怎能够有分别心呢!

    感恩仁波切,祈愿您长驻在世,常转法轮

  3. Wylfred Ng on Oct 27, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    感谢仁波切的分享。 仁波切对于每个人都是公平的,因为众生平等。 这帮工人离乡背井来到马来西亚工作,也许也没得到很好的福利,他们比我们更需要帮忙。
    祈愿他们会因为在仁波切的庇佑和建造克切拉禅修林的功德可以让他们未来的每一世都可以得到佛法的加持,有机会遇到佛法和修习佛法。

  4. pavara on Mar 28, 2013 at 10:37 pm

    Wow!! Rinpoche really always thinks a lot about others.

    Rinpoche is kind in many ways. For example he bought things from the man outside the entrance of kechara forest retreat. Rinpoche also bought all the packet tissues from a man in brickfields so that he can get home early to have a rest and to be with the family. Rinpoche is always very considerate and compassionate to others. He offers help unconditionally.

    Rinpoche has assisted uncountable number of people wherever he went and whenever he saw people who need help.

  5. Li Kheng on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:55 am

    We often forget how much care matters.

    These young men left their families to work hard in a foreign land where they are treated as “different”. For these young individuals to receive kindness is most refreshing.

    As I have the opportunity to observe their work daily in KFR, I have the audacity to say that this care from Rinpoche has fueled their sense of responsibility towards their work in KFR. Trust me when I say that payment of salary is not enough a drive to develop responsibility towards one’s work.

    Not only did Rinpoche’s kindness touch the workers in KFR, it also helped the elderly gentleman who had to work in the middle of the night when it was raining quite heavily to collect some income and, perhaps, go home earlier, away from the rain to the warmth of his family.

  6. mitra on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    Thank for Seng Piow sharing this article. Rinpoche is always so loving and caring. He not only cares for people who he knows, he also cares a lot for people he doesn’t know at all.thank you rinpoche so much for love care. we very lucky to have rinpoche thank you agen rinpoche.

  7. henry ooi on Mar 15, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    Rinpocheś kindness, care and love to all comes naturally from Rinpocheś compassion. Rinpocheś compassion is second nature and it is spontaneous, I and many others in Kechara have seen it with our own eyes. Rinpoche always teaches: Give and never expect anything in return, not even a ¨Thank you.¨

  8. William on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:47 am

    Rinpoche is always caring in all aspects, no matter who and where, Rinpoche will help and give to others. In the least expected, or at least I do not expect it, Rinpoche will show his care in the most open and generous ways. In this case, the workers in KFR. Thank you RInpoche for showing me that giving is boundless and has no ending.

  9. Sean Wang on Mar 8, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Rinpoche always cares for every sentient being, even if they have never met. I am always a receiver of Rinpoche’s love and Rinpoche always shows that he is a genuine human being that is void from unnecessary samsaric agendas.

  10. Sock Wan on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:56 am

    Rinpoche is always so loving and caring. He not only cares for people who he knows, he also cares a lot for people he doesn’t know at all. He always makes sure we are okay. Not only to human, Rinpoche’s love extend to animals also. He is the perfect example of how a loving person is. If everyone start giving a little, our lives will become better and better.

  11. Su Ming on Mar 7, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    As far as I can recall since I joined the Kechara Organisation 4 years ago, this is like the 1000th or more times Rinpoche has been spontaneously giving and buying things for staff/people Rinpoche does not even know or come into contact with.

    I work closely with Rinpoche, I have seen so many aspects of Rinpoche which is consistent. I have also seen when others criticize and complain about Rinpoche action which most do not see the actions of Rinpoche and how much he does everyday behind the scenes.

    Therefore, to me I have stop judging people. Rinpoche has taught me that before I judge, look at the result the person has produced, look at his surrounding and people they attract. I have seen how wrongly Rinpoche has been judged and I would not want this to happen to Rinpoche.

  12. Han on Mar 7, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    “if I can never repay this kindness I’ve received, then the least I can do is to appreciate and have great gratitude towards the one person that have seen more in me than anyone has ever did.”
    What Sarah Yap commented was so so true, not only that we must always show gratitude towards Rinpoche, in order to repay Rinpoche’s kindness, we must always remember to repay gratitude to every person that help us , and also be kind to others and to animals.

    Best offering to our guru is the MIND TRANSFORMATION, I always keep this in mind and working towards this as my ultimate goal.

    Thank you Rinpoche for always taking care of everyone. Showing compassion through action !

  13. Diane Eileen on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 am

    Dearest Tenzin: Please accept the following channeled transcript of Lobsang Namgyal. It has been approved as very probable to be authentic by Tenzin Bob Thurman. I would appreciate so much if you could share the words of this Tibetan. http://yourlettersfromheaven.com/clairvoyant/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Lobsan-Namgal-Transcription-edited.pdf

  14. Martin on Mar 6, 2013 at 5:40 am

    The difference Rinpoche and us, is that Rinpoche’s kindness radar is always on and scans boundlessly. To Rinpoche, everyone is important and deserving of kindness regardless of who they are and what form they take. Most of the time, there is no way for recipients of Rinpoche’s kindness to return in kind. The student of Rinpoche all experience this.

    Usually people give gifts only on “special” days and they pay special attention on choosing gifts to give to people that they can benefit from but this is not the case here. How many times have we all driven passed those whom we can be kind to, but it never occurred for us to, because we are so preoccupied with our own thoughts.

    What us very heart warming is that Rinpoche personally gets involved in the choosing and buying of these things. Kindness goes all the way here. This also reminds me of the time when Rinpoche walked into a restaurant supposed for dinner and ended up buying all the live fishes in the tank and mobilized students to release them back into their natural habitat.

  15. Felix Kong on Mar 5, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    Rinpoche is so kindness and compassion . Always think and help other peoples, we are so fortunate that have caring and blessing from Rinpoche . I’m really appreciate , thank you Rinpoche .

  16. uncle eddie on Mar 5, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    As our Guru, “Dharma is always in Rinpoche, and Rinpoche is Dharma.”
    Rinpoche has once said that if we have experienced some sort of compassion, care and concern for others arisen from practice, we will never feel hesistant to help others. We will see our lives joyfully and without effort, bring other people’s happiness that’s immediate and also lasts, and such action/practice automactically makes our mind becomes lighter. From the contemplation of giving hope, kindness, shelter and good purposes to others, our awareness arise. From this, we will automatically engage our body, speech and mind for others’ happiness and comfort in this life, hoping to be possibly extended bigger and bigger into future lives too! THANK YOU, Seng Piow for the sharing.

  17. KYC on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    Generosity is the first paramita. Rinpoche has always taught us to be generous, to be caring and give, not only materially, but also mentally and emotionally. When we give, we overcome outer and inner miserliness.

  18. Sheryl KH (JB) on Mar 4, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    Whenever I read story like this, it never fails to touch my heart deeply. Yes, very simple action and yet it comes from true concerns which I nowadays find so hard to find.

    For all of us who live in the cities, we have endless things to busy about. And even when we seems to have finished what we need to do for the day, we cannot rest our minds, we have to be on constant ‘worry’ mode because we are afraid to become losers.

    How many people will stop to care for others? I wonder.

    All people who have their paths crossed with Tsem Rinpoche are blessed. Rinpoche always gives, this is what I always see.

  19. Cliff on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:42 pm

    Rinpoche’s compassion for others goes beyond any normal human being. Rinpoche has everyone on his mind and always wants to care for them and see them grow. Whether they are close to Rinpoche or a stranger, Rinpoche knows how and finds the best way to benefit that person. The workers are very lucky and fortunate to get the blessings from the things Rinpoche bought for them and I’m sure it’ll benefit them greatly.

    Since I was young Rinpoche has always taken care of me, whether directly or indirectly through my family, Rinpoche has always been there for me and my family. Bringing me close to the dharma, teaching me values, being a good person, caring for others, loving my family, etc. I am forever grateful for Rinpoche taking care of me.

  20. Julia Tan on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    Rinpoche always think of benefiting others. Everyone in Kechara received and experienced Rinpoche’s unconditional love and care one way or another. Rinpoche always make sure everyone benefited in the process of giving. In this case, the store owner were very happy to closed some business in the rainy evening and the workers received the food and sundry items the next day so that they could have new gloves, new clothes, eggs and shampoo to use. We as Rinpoche’s students learned how Rinpoche care about others. Rinpoche never expected any return from them but to make sure people around Him are ok.

    Rinpoche’s care and love can be very special and strange! After being Rinpoche’s students for many years, I realized that Rinpohe’s love can be roughful and fierce sometime which we may not understand at that moment but we learned later that Rinpoche uses many ways to love a person or His students according to what this person need at that time. Rinpoche do not care about how people think about Him cause deep inside our Guru’s heart, He only care and make sure we all ok always.

  21. Pastor Chia on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Thank for Seng Piow sharing this article. Yes,Rinpoche always show his care and love to people around him. He always concern others need more than himself. This has been consistent for so many years and since his young when he practice dharma. Basically when someone suffering, rinpoche can’t stand and look when he saw someone is suffering. Beside that, Rinpoche always recuse and help animal at the street.

  22. Andrew Boon on Mar 4, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    This was a truly wonderful evening. I was privileged to be one of the students that was with Rinpoche then. It’s these private moments that are very special!

    What started as a quiet stroll down, what is to be called the Meditation Path of KFR (Kechara Forest Retreat), to the front of the property where the van was parked became a shopping extravaganza!

    When we started our stroll it had begun to drizzle. It was a cooling but dark night. SP and I had to use the torchlight function of our phones to light our way. Rinpoche was sharing stories of his time in India and how walking the path and the darkness reminded him of Mundgod and how he loved the monasteries.

    When we got to the entrance where we the van was, Rinpoche’s immediate thought was to get necessities for the foreign workers that are working very hard on the land. Rinpoche mentioned they work hard and they do not have much and are away from their families.

    Literally come rain or shine, Rinpoche constantly has other’s interests and well being at heart. I have to pinch myself sometimes at how lucky and blessed I am to be privy to such compassion and love.

    As I always say, if loving your ‘job’ makes it less of a ‘job’ and more of a passion. I reckon I have the greatest passion in this world!!!

  23. HelenaC on Mar 4, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    Rinpoche is always caring and generous to everyone, it is beautiful that Rinpoche have bought the workers the things that they will need to use as they leave their home and came far to Malaysia and work, their family will wish they are well taking good care of too 🙂
    Thank you Rinpoche 🙂

  24. Louise Lee on Mar 3, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    有一种爱, 是无所不在的! 无论你到那里, 他都会让你感受到。

    • June Kang on Mar 6, 2013 at 10:11 pm

      是的, 这种爱是真真实实在我们的眼前,我们最敬爱的上师詹杜固仁波切,是我们学习的榜样。

  25. Bryan Ho on Mar 3, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Rinpoche’s style of care is very extraordinary, I could said Rinpoche is the kindest person that I have ever met. In Buddhism, generosity/giving is one of the main practice, and Rinpoche really practice it by body speech and mind.

    Few years back when a group of us was in Thailand doing some projects, Rinpoche came across this old lady who sell lottery for living, Rinpoche purchase all her tickets that night. Most of the people buying lottery ticket and hoping earning some extra cash, but Rinpoche purchased all her ticket so she can have a full meal and go back and rest early. This is that kind of care that Rinpoche show us.

    This is just one of the example out of many, Rinpoche will not care about color, age, race, but Rinpoche will help whoever need help. Many of us have received direct or indirectly help from Rinpoche.

    But we must not stop there, beside inspired by Rinpoche, we must also transform it into action, can we start to care and love stranger beside us ? It’s time for us to learn and practice

  26. Low ksjb on Mar 3, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    Thank you Seng Piow for the sharing.We always believe that our Rinpoche is a kind and generous person.In giving sincerely before being ask is a true act of generosity through the compassion for others.Our Rinpoche was rewarding all those who is going to make the KFR manifest soon through their contribution of hard work day after day until the work is done,he never forget anyone who contribute to KFR.

  27. AdelineTan on Mar 3, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    Rinpoche’s generosity and always helping people in need is well known to all the people who know Him. In this case, not only the workers in Kfr benefited from Rinpoche, this van salesman also benefited from the sales he got from Rinpoche as this is his livelihood. Thank you Seng Piow for posting this article.

  28. Lim Han Nee on Mar 3, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    Thank you Seng Piow for sharing this with us. As always,even in the darkness of the night in a normally deserted place like the entrance to KFR, Rinpoche’s spontaneity in showing love and compassion clicks in. He chances upon a van selling groceries and toiletries and gives us a teaching on equal love for all – friends and strangers.

    Rinpoche’s giving is boundless, not only in material things as in this instance, but also in the giving of the priceless Dharma. Here, on the blog for instance,his Dharma teaching is transmitted non-stop and is just a click away for anyone anywhere in the world.

    Here, on the blog, Rinpoche gives us the Dharma to transform us into compassionate caring beings towards all sentient beings, both seen and unseen. This is the only way to go to reach peace and ultimate happiness. Yet our lazy unawakened minds are still trapped in our zones of comfort and ease.

  29. patsy on Mar 3, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Rinpoche is a compassionate Lama who always put others interest and welfare at heart. He always takes care of his students and all those you need help. Rinpoche is one who embodies “Compassion through action”.

  30. Erickksiow on Mar 3, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    Rinpoche did showed us his care and love to students and friends. Respect Rinpoche so much.

    Best Regards : Eric kksiow

  31. June Tang(KHJB) on Mar 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    Rinpoche is very compassionate and kindness to others !! Rinpoche show care and love in actions but not in words !!We are so fortunate to meet Rinpoche in our lives,We should repay his kindness through practicing dharma and benefit more others !!

  32. tenzin llhamo on Mar 3, 2013 at 11:56 am

    There is no doubt at all that Rinpoche is the kindest, most generous and most caring person I have ever known. Never a minute go by that Rinpoche is not thinking of who to help and benefit.
    My family have personally receive many many gifts from Rinpoche! There is nothing that Rinpoche wants in return except for us to grow spiritually because in the end Rinpoche wants us to be happy and for Him to know that we will be okay. Rinpoche gives so much be it materialistically or mentally. But most of all, thank you so much Rinpoche for the Dharma for it is the best gift in the world!

  33. Albert Ratchaga on Mar 3, 2013 at 11:23 am

    In Rinpoche’s mind, everyone are as important, he will never leave someone to be there to suffers, Rinpoche will always find ways to bring that person out from that suffering.

    to give, we must know what is suitable and practical to that person and not simply buy something to give, that is care, a gift should be able to help that person and not something that he will throw aside when he goes back.

    When Rinpoche buy gift to a person, he will always get things that is needed instead of wanted. Wanting something is based on our desire, but needing it is something necessity in our daily life.

  34. Lim (KH JB) on Mar 3, 2013 at 4:55 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for always care and love no whether who u are, where u from…

    Rinpoche is showing us a true compassion from an enlighten Guru…

    Thanks for all foreign workers that work so hard in KFR…

  35. philyong on Mar 3, 2013 at 2:46 am

    Rinpoche has never met these workers before yet he cares for them so much. Rinpoche does this on a daily basis. Whenever he sees an opportunity to provide for others, he would do so immediately with no qualms at all.

    I myself received my first gifts from Rinpoche even before we met. All I did was send a thank you message via email to Rinpoche for having the blog which is so rich in knowledge and he so kindly gave me tons of gifts!

    I still remember what I received from Rinpoche. A Lama Tsongkhapa statue, pendant, mala, cap, books and DVDs.

    That is a lot of items isnt it? What more I had never met Rinpoche prior to receiving these gifts.

    So yes I am a living proof of Rinpoche’s utmost kindness and compassion! It is because of Rinpoche that I have the Dharma with me now.

  36. Jessica Yap on Mar 3, 2013 at 2:44 am

    Rinpoche is always thinking of others first. Rinpoche’s kindness truly knows no bounds. Compassion at its best! Rinpoche leads by example and inspires other people like myself always! =)

    I have gotten my fair share of gifts from Rinpoche too. It is not the value of the gifts, but the thought of Rinpoche selecting the gifts for me left me speechless. I bet everyone whom received gifts from Rinpoche felt that way too. =)

    Thank you so much, Rinpoche!

  37. beatrix ooi on Mar 3, 2013 at 1:47 am

    Rinpoche has always been very kind and compassionate to others. These two qualities are proved by Rinpoche’s actions, not only words. There are people who keep bragging about themselves and never actually do anything. Rinpoche is definitely not that kind of person, Rinpoche will always do what He promised. I believe that more than half of the people who commented on this article have received(are receiving)a lot of care, love, gifts etc from Rinpoche, even I am. Rinpoche’s love and care to everyone are way beyond words, no words can describe them. Thank You Rinpoche for caring about our family. I will never forget that.
    Love, beatrix.

  38. tfreon on Mar 2, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    Rinpoche always showed to us how to care. And, H.E is a person that care many peoples. Amazing in Kechara for instant, even Facebook and blogs, he will send gifts to the overseas people to show the love and care. I come across, some facebook fans and blogs’s fans say thank you to Rinpoche for the precious gift.

  39. edward ooi on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    Rinpoche is so generous and kind, Rinpoche never looked down on people and even to animals too. Rinpoche always give stuffs to peoples without hoping that one day Rinpoche will get something back. I wish that every living beings can be so generous and kind as Rinpoche.

  40. Joy on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    It is well known that whoever cross paths with Rinpoche, directly or indirectly will be benefited one way or another. Rinpoche just never seize to stop thinking about others… to stop being concern, considerate about how another being feels… and consistently helps people. This is the kind of kindness that is very rare because personally I have not met anyone this consistent. We have heard of stories of kind beings and saints… but actually have a “real” person in front of you showing you kindness, now this is something you do not often come across and when you do… you know this is definitely no ordinary person. That is why KFR is happening, that is why Dharma is spreading here in Malaysia!

    Rinpoche recently gave us a teaching on “reality” and from that teaching I can now understand how Rinpoche does this and how we can also do this if we abide in “reality” and not in the “past” or from “memory”. The thing is Rinpoche treats everyone fair because Rinpoche sees them as a “being” not from the perspective of what they are “labeled” and can treat or help them based on “NOW” who they are. That is why Rinpoche can help so many and more importantly how Rinpoche can forgive and will continue to help direct or indirectly. I hope one day soon we can all achieve this kind of compassion and view everything in “reality” and indeed even if we cannot totally do this now, we can try to “fake it” till we make it!

  41. Sharon Saw on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Rinpoche’s generosity knows no bounds – and it is not just the material but the spiritual which is a higher level. Rinpoche helps people on the street whom he will never see again so they cannot even repay Rinpoche because of the circumstances, yet Rinpoche gives in order to benefit that person at that time and i believe that Rinpoche is connecting with that being on an ultimate level by planting a Dharma seed. Rinpoche has said before that he doesn’t see us as an individual person but a mind, which is currently inhabiting this body but actually spans many eons of lives. If we have the good karma to be a student of Rinpoche, we can repay Rinpoche by the transformation of our minds. We should follow Rinpoche’s dharma teachings to become better people, and advance on our spiritual paths, because what Rinpoche really wants for all of us is to achieve liberation and ultimate happiness. Isn’t it ironic, that all Rinpoche wants is to benefit us ultimately? If we contemplate on this, we should without question or hesitation, follow Rinpoche’s example, be generous to others and develop the other of the 6 perfections which Rinpoche embodies.

  42. abby f on Mar 2, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    So kind of Rinpoche! When Rinpoche bought groceries from the van, Rinpoche gave business to the owner and at the same time the 16 workers get the groceries! The welfare of others always come first to Rinpoche. This shows that Rinpoche cares for everyone no matter who you are and where you from!! This is equanimity. Rinpoche bought the workers what they need in their daily lives. The thoughtfulness Rinpoche has derived in love and kindness.

  43. Paris on Mar 2, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Thank you for sharing this Seng Piow. It’s always so touching to hear of how much Rinpoche is invested in the welfare of others, like you said, even with people he has never even met. This story is only one such example of the spontaneity that Rinpoche exudes in giving to others. Every single moment that Rinpoche is out and about, he is ‘scheming’ of ways to help others – looking out for things that people would need for their work and livelihood, how to improve things for people’s living conditions, or even something frivolous and cute that would bring an extra bit of cheer to someone’s day.

    I don’t think there is a single person who has come into contact with Rinpoche who hasn’t been a fortunate recipient of this generosity. I have even seen how Rinpoche will go out of his way to buy extra snacks and drinks for sales assistants of shops, people he met only a few minutes ago – this is no other reason than because he understands how hard they work and how difficult it must be for them to be there are the shops all day, so he does something to bring a little cheer and help them get through the day.

  44. Girlie Ooi on Mar 2, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    Rinpoche is always so generous to those around him. It does not matter whether you have met Rinpoche personally, His care goes out to you in more ways than one.

  45. David Lai on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Generosity is one of the very first quality of a Bodhisattva that we should all try to emulate. Rinpoche’s generosity surpasses all of ours very the simple fact that he does not need to think when he should be generous, he just is and that’s how he inspires people onto the Dharma.

    Rinpoche is very spontaneous when it comes to benefiting others but when it comes towards benefitting himself, he takes ages to come to a conclusion on whether a gift should be given and at the back of our minds, we almost always have an agenda. It is because generosity is the first qualities we should strive to emulate. Although not a spontaneous endeavor but a contrived one is better than not practicing and focussing on our miserliness – the cause to take rebirth in the 3 lower realms as a ghost.

  46. Lucas Roth on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    Rinpoche values a life very much from a teeny tiny and to a huge rhino, any form of life Rinpoche values and we thank him for all his love he has given to us.it was very thoughtful of Rinpoche to think of the workers when he saw this van. i hope the workers have a good time enjoying their new stuf from His Eminence Tsem Tulku Rinpoche.

  47. sarahyap on Mar 2, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    There is not one person that Rinpoche has met that has never received Rinpoche’s kindness in whatever shape and form. It is through knowing how much Rinpoche help others, be it students that are close to Him or others that Rinpoche barely know personally, that I understand equanimity works on the highest level.

    As a student of Rinpoche, I too have received so much from Rinpoche… I have received countless of gifts from Rinpoche and the most precious of all, I have the great fortune to receive Dharma directly from my Guru. These touched me deeply as I have never received so much from one person, especially when the fact is, I’m a nobody.

    A few months ago a thought ran through my mind… how can I ever repay the kindness that I have received. We all know that the Dharma is the highest gift of all for it is through Dharma that we can realize and obtain lasting happiness… a gift that, sorry to say, even my parents are unable to give to me. And the truth is, no student can ever repay the kindness their Guru has shown to them. No amount of money, material gifts, nice words… can ever repay the kindness we receive from our Guru. Don’t you feel it strange, to have someone in your life that you can never repay their kindness no matter how hard you try?

    So I though… well, if I can never repay this kindness I’ve received, then the least I can do is to appreciate and have great gratitude towards the one person that have seen more in me than anyone has ever did.

    Thank you Seng Piow for sharing this wonderful story. It is great for everyone to know what Rinpoche does behind the scenes which often people are unaware of.

  48. jennifer on Mar 2, 2013 at 2:25 pm

    Rinpoche is always so kind, generous and compassionate to all around him.

    Rinpoche made sure that the caretaker of KFR, Ah Ajai and his wife , has a comfortable home and proper shelter and facilities for the doggies ,before any of the projects started, He also ensured that all the construction workers on the site have plenty of water to drink and there is also lots of snacks and refreshments for them.

    Rinpoche is the personification of Loving Kindness, Generosity and Compassion.

    We are all so blessed and fortunate to have Rinpoche in our lives.

    With deepest gratitude , thank you so much Rinpoche.

  49. Jay Jae on Mar 2, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    Rinpoche values every single person that comes across his life. Whether Rinpoche has heard about the person, read about it or in this case workers who are working for KFR, Rinpoche places his concern for the receiver’s benefit.

    I am also a receiver of Rinpoche’s love and care which enriches me by the day. Rinpoche walks the talk not only because he believes in the Dharma but the genuine care and concern comes from years of practice in which it becomes spontaneous. Rinpoche has given his life and chose to sacrifice his own interest for us here in Malaysia. It is only right we absorb the Dharma, transform and be an inspiration for many others to do the same.

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  • sarassitham
    Friday, Aug 7. 2020 11:31 PM
    I believe that all animals are just like humans. This includes anything from feelings to suffering with pain. As such, it should be the moral obligation of human beings to take this fact into account whenever they consider taking actions that would interfere with the needs of animals.

    Animals and humans both in common have great power and they able to achieve great things. We should find ways to control fear towards animals and prevent anxiety from taking hold.

    Thanking you for your thoughtfullness sharing and being kind to animals.
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Aug 7. 2020 03:13 PM
    Wow…..great biography of Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, who wrote the Liberation in the Palm of your hand or Lamrim known to many of us. He was definitely a bodhisattva and one of the greatest masters of the 20th century and one the most influential teachers in Tibet. Well respected by hundred thousands of people, many have learn and benefit from his Dharma teachings. Incredible he had a very powerful voice that everyone could hear him clearly in the crowd, even those seated behind.
    Pabongka Rinpoche’s classics writings and collected works are highly sought after and very much used till these day.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this very inspiring biography

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/pabongka-rinpoche-wikipedia.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Aug 7. 2020 03:11 PM
    Reading this article on Lama Zopa’s view on Dorje Shugden practice gives us a clear understanding . Lama Zopa Rinpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist scholar and meditator . He is a Gelugpa lineage holder, having received teachings from many of the great Gelugpa masters. He gave a very good advice for students on Dorje Shugden practice. Guru devotion is the key to gaining spiritual attainments. Lama Zopa did mentioned that once we have made a Dharma connection with our Guru, we cannot simply give up this relationship unless the Guru told us to give up. Well regardless of whether a lama practises Dorje Shugden or not, we need to apply the rule, is the practice of Guru Devotion for sure. Letting whatever be nor matter what instance, we should not speak negatively against Dorje Shugden or about other Gurus. A good advice and profound teachings.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Choong for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/what-lama-zopa-teaches-about-the-dorje-shugden-ban-2.html
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Aug 7. 2020 12:23 PM
    In life we will be facing lots of negative things from others. never mind right or wrong, true or false, I must learn how to take it or see it as a positive steps for our personal improvement and growth.

    The 7 great methods in above are not just to cope with insult but advise, comment & opinion from others toward ourselves. Insults and criticism follow us everywhere, so learn with great patience to use them as a guide to self improvement .

    https://bit.ly/2XAATIN
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Aug 6. 2020 04:44 PM
    His writing style is clear and direct, added with his personal experiences, thoughts and direct realizations at that point of time. I am fond of reading those past masters’ writings as opposed to the modern ones.
    John Blofeld spiritual journey and his affinity so strong in Buddhism are really showed that he had a very strong connection to Buddhism in his previous life.Thank you very much for sharing this article.
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Aug 6. 2020 02:33 PM
    Inspirational quotes and motivational quotes have the power to get us thinking and working on it. Just by reading and understand help and inspired us too. Thank you Tsem Rinpoche for sharing which I truly love to read and have a thought on it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/inspirational-quotes-part-3-of-4.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Aug 6. 2020 02:32 PM
    Revisit this post again. Thank you Valencia for this vast post of Loed Tsongkhapa’s life story and his achievements . Lama Tsongkhapa is a “Buddha of our times” in the Gelug Vajrayana tradition and as an enlightened being, having the same realizations as all of the Buddhas. He was an emanation of Avalokitesvara , Manjushri , and Vajrapani , hence his practice is so powerful and beneficial. We have to thank our Lama Tsem Rinpoche for bringing this practice to Malaysia. Many great gurus, lamas and teachers has been teaching this very powerful, yet accessible practice across the globe. We are very fortunate and blessed to practice all the teachings. As for me I am still learning ,reading this post had strengthen my belief. Love reciting Migtsema as its very beneficial indeed. Interesting read very profound Lama Tsongkhapa biography.
    Thanks again .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/lord-tsongkapa-king-of-the-dharma.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Aug 6. 2020 01:13 AM
    Meditation is suitable for everyone from kids to the elderly or those in their prime and in pursuit of all the wealth (material and spiritual) life has to offer. It is an exciting journey of discovery that is extremely rewarding.
    Being in nature have so much to offer to someone who wants to be engaged in meditation.Thank you very much for the good article.
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Aug 5. 2020 04:32 PM
    Thank you for wonderful information sharing on healing with herbs. The effect of plant based herbs incense has great benefits and much more safer. It’s amazing to discover
    the natural qualities keeps us healthier and prevent us from various illness.

    I loved to have sandalwood for my prayer offering it’s so much soothing and keeps the environment calms and relax.


    https://bit.ly/2PnhiHD
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Aug 5. 2020 03:48 PM
    Beautiful pictures taken during H.E. Kyabje Tsem Rinpoche’s Parinirvana Ceremony . I am fortunate to be there , volunteering , joining most of all the following pujas. It once a life time able to witness a Tibetan Parinirvana Ceremony with a heavy heart .
    Thank you writer teams for this beautiful write up and great pictures shared. Looking at those pictures have me recalling the great moments at Kechara Forest Retreat at that very moment. It paints a thousand words.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/gallery/album-kyabje-tsem-rinpoches-parinirvana-ceremony.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Aug 5. 2020 03:44 PM
    Interesting as Tsem Rinpoche called it as BIZARRE beings. Well I have not heard of some the names such as chupacabra, Ebu Gogo, Springheel Jack and so forth. Spring-heeled Jack is an entity in English folklore of the Victorian era. Wow ….sound interesting. For decades, Spring-heeled Jack name was equated with the bogeyman. Its as a means of scaring people as some said he was demon who would leap up unnaturally high. Another interesting bizarre beings is shadow people who is a shadowy spiritual beings long been a staple of folklore. Stories of these supernatural entities have spanned centuries and cultures. They are some of the most mysterious entities in the known universe. As reported those who saw the shadowy intruders were scare to death as if they had died in their sleep. The Beast of Bray Road is another scary creature of Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Its a hairy humanoid with canine features standing on two legs and can resemble a bear. All those cryptozoological creatures mentioned in this article were indeed real or just folklore. Whether they do exist in this century , no one be sure. But definitely they do decades ago as recorded. There are many unknown out in the universe.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/bizarre-cryptids.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Aug 5. 2020 01:08 AM
    We should consider changing our diet and lifestyle to one that gives the minimum negative impact on our environment, we are responsible to give our future generation a better place to live.
    This article show the designers have seriously consider to make this easily available to more everywhere with affordable price; and make cities around the world greener, more self sustainable and the city people healthier.
  • sarassitham
    Tuesday, Aug 4. 2020 06:45 PM
    A beautiful explanation how to gain merits through devotion. In its purest form, religion can inspire people to serve the welfare of others. An inspiring article how to learn to transform a better living by our action and deeds.

    Thank you for your wonderful thoughts of sharing these powerful teaching on how to find the hidden truth of the golden path of life to be more meaningful with sincere faith.

    http://bitly.ws/9f5H
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Aug 4. 2020 04:15 PM
    No words can describe of us losing our Lama and enlightened Guru, H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche. I was deeply saddened to hear about the death of our Lama as just a moment ago last July , we had an audience and met our Lama , which indeed my very first time . Even though its just moment to me its like a long moment which I remembered each and every words of encouragement our Lama told me. Our Lama was such a kind, generous, compassionate gentle soul whom he would do anything to help improve our lives and had made a difference in my life and so many lives. Where lives pass, memories carry on forever. I will cherish the great memories I have with our Lama.
    Throughout Rinpoche’s life, his was a voice for the millions of people. The Parinirvana of H.E. Kyabje Tsem Rinpoche, the world has lost a great Lama, whose steadfast and unflinching determination played a key role in trying to secure the lifting of Dorje Shugden’s ban. Tsem Rinpoche was known for his great compassion, tremendous generosity and extraordinary thoughtfulness. Everything Tsem Rinpoche did was merely to benefit others. May Tsem Rinpoche have a swift reincarnation .
    We will always hold our Lama close in our thoughts.
    Thank you writers team for this wonderful sharing. … beautiful pictures paints a thousand words.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/the-parinirvana-of-kyabje-tsem-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Aug 4. 2020 04:13 PM
    Glenn Mullin is a world well known Buddhist author, translator, scholar, speaker, lecturer and teacher. He is the author of many books on Tibetan Buddhism, many of which have been translated into a dozen foreign languages. Many of these focus on the lives and works of the early Dalai Lamas. In one of his book A Sacred Legacy of Reincarnation of the Fourteen Dalai Lamas he mentioned that Dorje Shugden was a pervasive practice spreading among the Gelugpa tradition for hundred of years. Many highly attained lamas had been relying on Dorje Shugden and the practice been passed down to thousands in the Gelugpa world. It is not a minor practice after all and in fact Dorje Shugden is a major practice in the world as in history has been proved that the practice is beneficial. Religious freedom should be allow for one who choose what one would pray to. But due to the restriction by the Tibetan leadership , the practice been ban. Politics should not have interfere with religion. May the ban be over soon.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/glenn-mullin-on-tulku-drakpa-gyeltsen.html

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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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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
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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
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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
2 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
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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
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Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
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Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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5 months ago
Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
5 months ago
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
5 months ago
Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
Join us this weekend for Spiritual Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 9.30 am: Polish Gyenze's wish-fulfilling lamps 11.15 am: Introduction to Ayurveda 1.00 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? WhatsApp us at +6017 672 0757 to RSVP your place (and your meal!) See all March activities: bit.ly/2vAGpjF
5 months ago
Join us this weekend for Spiritual Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 9.30 am: Polish Gyenze's wish-fulfilling lamps 11.15 am: Introduction to Ayurveda 1.00 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? WhatsApp us at +6017 672 0757 to RSVP your place (and your meal!) See all March activities: bit.ly/2vAGpjF
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