Gurus for Hire (Give Away!!!)

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Dear Tsem Rinpoche’s Blog friends,

Here is a special offer from Kechara (Tsem Ladrang Dept)!!!

Due to a lot of very positive feedbacks on how beneficial this book is, we decided to have a free 62 book giveaway!! First come, first serve please. You may donate the book you win to your dharma centre, any centre or a friend. It is a must read according to much feedback we have received.

Rinpoche gives a clear and easy explanation of our roles in Dharma centres, the guru, the disciple, sponsors, how do you you know which centre is good for you and many other subjects that a modern day practitioner must know.

All you have to do is answer the following 8 simple questions correctly. Please note that all answers can be found within this blog, and the first 62 persons will receive the book for their centre. *It will be shipped to you free of charge.

Please post your answers in the comments section of this post below. Our wonderful Kechara people will keep track and then announce the winners.

Thank you.

On behalf of Kechara (Tsem Ladrang), we wish everybody luck,
Loh Seng Piow

 

Here are the Eight Questions:

  1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
  2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
  3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
  4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
  5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
  6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
  7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
  8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?

* All books will be packed and send via normal mail.

** This offer excludes Kecharians.

*** One book per person.

**** Please email your mailing address/ email to James: james.long@kechara.com.

***** Remember, it might be easy to read another’s answers, but are you sure it’s correct? Do your own research and make sure it’s right. More fun!

 


 

The Winners of the Gurus For Hire Away Are…

Congratulations to the winners from all around the world who have won a book. James Long from the Ladrang Gift Department is busy packing and sending off your books and they will be arriving soon.

  1. Yeong S.H
  2. Alejandra Hernandez
  3. Rene Maya
  4. Ws
  5. Rafael Ruiz
  6. Ted Knecht
  7. Raluca
  8. Sabina Giorgini
  9. Chandra Golay
  10. Mutsue Usui
  11. Francis Docherty
  12. Nia
  13. Matt
  14. Roy Martinez
  15. Ana Elisa
  16. Rodrigo Zuñiga
  17. Adeline Woon
  18. Springflower
  19. Shereen Siow
  20. Shahriar Nouri
  21. Victoria Rainone
  22. Daniel Brett
  23. Hoai-Linh Dover
  24. Kwan Yee
  25. Jim Riches
  26. Jamyang Sangpo
  27. Cheah
  28. Jeffrey Yee
  29. Andrew Chiam
  30. Ferry
  31. Sean
  32. SW
  33. Joanne Lee
  34. Eric KLJC
  35. Larry
  36. Ee Lynn
  37. Cheril
  38. Chin San
  39. Joyce Hobby
  40. Ester Lye
  41. Ryan
  42. Anne Wong
  43. Hui Ming
  44. SL
  45. Bruce W
  46. Lai May Ling
  47. Lye Kam Weng
  48. Helena Chin
  49. Joyee
  50. Jorden Giggey
  51. Karl Jacob
  52. Olive Tam
  53. JamZo
  54. Lawrence Gan
  55. Mercedes Corraliza
  56. Jeanie
  57. Lafayette
  58. Claire Briard
  59. Hanni
  60. Wong Chee Wei
  61. Linda Ortolano
  62. Liang Wen Yaw

 

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  1. Ted Knecht on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:58 am

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche,

    I just received your book in the mail and wanted to thank you for sending it to us. I know the wisdom in the book will help my wife and me tremendously in our practice. I truly appreciated everything you are doing to propagate Buddhism throughout the world!

    Thank you again!

    Ted

  2. Chin San on Jul 4, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    so happy I’ve won one.^^ thx for this opportunity..

  3. Raluca Anghel on Jul 4, 2011 at 4:19 am

    So happy I won one of them! Thank you for giving all of us this opportunity!

  4. James Long on Jun 30, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    CONGRATULATION!!! WE HAVE ALL 62 WINNERS NOW!! Please stay tune, we will announce the 62 winners very soon.

    So happy for them!

  5. Liang Wen Yaw on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Year 1972, when Rinpoche was 7 yrs old.
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche.
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.
    6. Genghis Khan.
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987 December.
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen.

  6. Wong Chee Wei on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:23 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. The Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  7. Linda Ortolano on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kyabe Zong Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Direct descendants from Genkhis Khan
    7. H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Deehen

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    • Wong Chee Wei on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm

      Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
      Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang(Tibet)
      Ans 3.) In the year 1972
      Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      Ans 5.) Princess Dewa from Xinjiang
      Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
      Ans 7.) H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
      Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang

  9. Ferry on Jun 14, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    Corrections to my previous answers as I realize I made some mistakes, hope I get these right this time:

    1. Zong Ladrang, in a room adjoined to where the buffaloes and cows stayed.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8.The Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  10. Hanni on Jun 14, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    Qn 1: Zong Ladrang
    Qn 2: Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    Qn 3: 1972
    Qn 4: Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery, Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    Qn 5: Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    Qn 6: From Genghis Khan
    Qn 7: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, December 1987
    Qn 8: Torgut Queen Dechen

  11. briard Claire on Jun 14, 2011 at 2:06 am

    1. Zong Ladrang- 2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang-3. 1972-4.Kensur Lobsang Tarchin Rinpoché-5.Mongolian princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang-6.Genghis Khan 7. H.H. THE 14 th DALAI-LAMA in 1987-8. the sweet Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang. 🙂

  12. James Long on Jun 12, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    Guess What??? We only have 9 copies to give away! Each 53 winners are going to take a copy home!! Exciting!

    A must have book for everyone! Just answer 8 simple questions correctly on the post, email your address and…..Good Luck!

  13. Cathy Prem on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Genghis Khan

  14. Liang Wen Yaw on Jun 9, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Genghis Khan

  15. Mercedes on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:03 am

    OK James here it goes,my eyes are hurting from reading hehehehe just kidding :))

    1- Zong Ladrang

    2- Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    3- 1972

    4- Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5- Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen,Dewa Nimbo of Xianjiang

    6- Genghis Khan

    7- His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

    8- Queen,Dechen Mihn of Xianjiang

  16. Lawrence on Jun 8, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    • Jeanie on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:53 am

      1. Zong Ladrang
      2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
      3. year 1972
      4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
      5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
      6. lineage of Genghis Khan
      7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
      8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    • Lafayette on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:13 am

      1. Zong Ladrang
      2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
      3. year 1972
      4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
      5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
      6. lineage of Genghis Khan
      7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
      8. Torgut Queen Dechen
      Your Holiness here again Lafayette from Brazil,
      erased from Facebook without warning last december, said because of the nick ‘Beto Moreira’, now my actual registered name (born 12/12/1959) is Lafayette Coutinho Moreira ! What was I doing wrong? or so it seems, very wrong?
      Anyway, again and again as I learned from the endless repetition of Tibetan spiritual exercises , back I am under your feet asking for blessings ! In twitter as @fogodoeon,
      yours dearly Lafayette.

    • Lafayette on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:18 am

      Just in case, I will adore getting the Book, my mail adress:
      Lafayette Coutinho Moreira, ‘Fazenda Meu Sossego’,
      Canavieiras, 45860.000 Estado da Bahia, Brazil.

    • Lafayette on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:30 am

      If you please excuse me from some error, still hiring time in public cybercafes, hard to do research ‘all of a sudden’…!

  17. Karl Jacob on Jun 8, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  18. may chong on Jun 8, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I would like to get a copy of this book badly.

    • James Long on Jun 12, 2011 at 3:26 pm

      Hi May,

      Then you should do the survey and answered all the questions fast!! Not many books left..do it now!

      Cheers

  19. Liang Wen Yaw on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:02 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  20. Olive Tam on Jun 8, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Here my answers:

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. Year 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang

    Looking forward to have the book…

    From,
    Olive Tam

  21. JamZo on Jun 8, 2011 at 4:23 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    A small room in a cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Khensur Gedun Nyedrak who was the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and also Kentrul Thubten Lamsang. He also has been recognized as a Mahasattva, indicating that his lineage goes back further than Khensur Gedun Nyedrak.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    In 1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    Sera Mey Khensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo of Xianjiang

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    HH the 14th Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Rinpoche in December 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Queen Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  22. Bruce Woodward on Jun 8, 2011 at 2:32 am

    Chin San on Jun 3, 2011 at 10:54 am
    1) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3) In the year 1972
    4) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6) Genghis Khan
    7) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  23. Jordan Giggey on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    1)Zong Ladrang
    2)Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3)1972
    4)Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5)Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6)Direct line from Genghis Khan
    7)His Holiness The Dalai Lama, in December 1987
    8)Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  24. joyee on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    Answer:
    1. Tsem Rinpoche lived in a cow shed in Zong Ladrang when he first
    moved to Gaden.
    2. Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation was Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Tsem Rinpoche arrived in the United Stetes in the year 1972.
    4. Tsem Rinpoche’s first guru is Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin.
    5. Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name was Princess Torgut Noyen.
    6. Tsem Rinpoche’s royal lineage is from Genghiz Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Rinpoche in December 1987
    8. The royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche was Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang.

  25. joyee on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:22 pm

    Answer:
    1)Zong Ladlang.
    2)Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thunten Lamsang.
    3)In year 1972.
    4)Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5)Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang.
    6)Genghis Khen
    7)His holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987.
    8)Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang.

  26. Aaron Tan on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Queen Dechen Minh

    • James Long on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm

      No.7 and what YEAR?

  27. Helena Chin on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche, My answers as below :
    1. Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Year 1972, when Rinpoche was 7 yrs old.
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche.
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.
    6. Genghis Khan.
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987 December.
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen.

    Wish Tsem Rinpoche be well always..
    Much love, Helena

  28. lye Kam Weng on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:47 am

    My answers to the 8 questions are as below. Could you please advise if they come in Chinese Version? Preference would be Chinese Version otherwise in English. Thank you.

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  29. Lai May Ling on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:44 am

    Answers are:

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  30. Ester Lye on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Hi James

    Answers to the 8 questions are as follows and would like to receive a free copy of “Gurus for Hire”.

    Thanks…ester

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  31. Bruce W on Jun 7, 2011 at 8:14 am

    1) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3) In the year 1972
    4) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6) Genghis Khan
    7) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8)Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

    • James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 1:26 pm

      Thanks Bruce, I received your mailing details, finger crossed!

  32. James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Great! We have 42 winners now! It means only 20 copies left, but I cannot announce the winners until all 62 winners are confirmed….

    For those who did not email me your mailing address and contact, please do so now regardless you are the winner or not. We cannot send the book to you even though you are the winner and we might give the book to others who provide their address…

    I’m very fortunate to attend the 3days teaching by Rinpoche. We are so scared to be slave of our Guru, in fact, Rinpoche helped me to realise that a Guru teaches us how to be independent, not to be his/hers slave.

    Read it and you will find more treasures there. if you do not have a copy, answer at the comment section now.

    Exciting! Good Luck!

  33. James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:42 am

    Great! We have 42 winners now, but I cannot announce now until all 62 winners are confirmed!! Those who have not email me your mailing address and contact no, please do so now!

    I am very fortunate to attend the 3days teaching of this book, Rinpoche helped me to realise that a Guru teaches us how to be independent, not to be a slave of him/her. Read it and you will find more treasure inside.

    if you do not have a copy, answer at the comment section now!

  34. Aaron Tan on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:20 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Princess Torgut Noyen

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Queen Dechen Minh

  35. Chin San on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:46 am

    Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    – Cowshed In Zong Ladrang

    Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    – Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    – 1972

    Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    – Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    – Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang

    What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    – Genghis Khan

    Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    – His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

    Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    – Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  36. Chin San on Jun 3, 2011 at 10:54 am

    1) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3) In the year 1972
    4) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6) Genghis Khan
    7) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  37. HuiMing on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:12 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang

  38. Anne Wong on Jun 1, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    1) Zong Ladrang
    2) Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3) 1972
    4) Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5) Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6) Xianjiang (direct line from Genghis Khan)
    7) HH the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8) Torgut Queen Dechen

    • Chin San on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:45 am

      1.Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
      – Cowshed In Zong Ladrang

      2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
      – Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

      3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
      – 1972

      4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
      – Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

      5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
      – Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang

      6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
      – Genghis Khan

      7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
      – His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

      8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
      – Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

      • Chin San on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:47 am

        sorry wrong posting.^^ Thx

  39. terry stone on May 31, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    The answers are:
    1.) Zong Ladrang
    2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3.) 1972
    4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5.) Princess Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6.) Genghis Khan
    7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama
    8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  40. Daniel Brett on May 31, 2011 at 4:54 pm

    1. Tsem Rinpoche lived in a cow shed in Zong Ladrang when he first
    moved to Gaden.
    2. Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation was Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Tsem Rinpoche arrived in the US in 1972
    4. Tsem Rinpoche’s first guru is Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche, the
    Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery
    5. Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name was Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tsem Rinpoche’s royal lineage is from Genghiz Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Rinpoche in December 1987
    8. The royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche was Torgut Queen Dechen.

    • Daniel Brett on May 31, 2011 at 6:48 pm

      If I receive the book, once I finish reading it I will pass it on to a library, if that’s OK.

      • James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:07 am

        Yes it is ok. Encourage your friend to participate in this contest, easy, fun and meaningful. we have more winners now…stay tune!!

        Wish you all the best and i’m glad you resubmit your answers here!

  41. Ryan on May 31, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the generous giftaway. Here is my answer:

    1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan Torgot lineage
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  42. Ee Lynn on May 31, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    1) Zong Ladrang
    2)Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3)1972
    4)Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5)Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa nimbo
    6)Genghis Khan Lineage
    7)1987 by His Holiness Dalai Lama
    8)Torgut Queen Dechen

  43. SgCawaii on May 31, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche!!! and KeChaRa
    Here are my Answers:
    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang (house) in Gaden Shartse Monastery of Mundgod (North Karnana) Karnataka State, South India.
    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Rinpoche’s previous reincarnation is Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang.
    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    Tsem Rinpoche arrived United States in 1972.
    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    Tsem Rinpoche’s first Guru is the Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery.
    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.
    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Mongolian(direct line from Genghis Khan) ,“Old Torgut’” Royalty(Mongol Ruling family) in Xinjiang.
    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama. and December 1987.
    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    His grandmother Torgut Queen Dechen.

  44. skywalker on May 31, 2011 at 10:45 am

    hi, i wish to have a copy of the book and here are the answers to the 8 questions :-

    1. Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    cheers n peace.

  45. Joyce Hobby on May 31, 2011 at 9:58 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?

    In Zong Ladrang, the home of his root guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. It was a a small room connected to a cowshed, next to another monk’s room.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?

    Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?

    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU?
    Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Xinjiang Princess Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. the Dalai Lama, 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    the Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  46. Jovan on May 30, 2011 at 10:36 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    • James Long on May 31, 2011 at 10:04 am

      Dear Jovan,

      Greeting from Nepal! Myself and group of Kecharian are now in Nepal for pilgrimage, visiting all the holy sites which Tsem Rinpoche has personally brought us here and explained to us the significant of it in year 2008, also our Beautiful KECHARA Lounge which facing the holy Boudha Stupa.

      Thanks for posting on the comment section! hmm..Hope you can get a copy of the book!!

      Good Luck,
      James

  47. Joyce Hobby on May 29, 2011 at 3:57 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?

    In Zong Ladrang, the home of his root guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. It was a a small room connected to a cowshed, next to another monk’s room.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?

    Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?

    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)

    Kensur Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Xinjiang Princess Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. the Dalai Lama, 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    the Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  48. Cheril on May 28, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche!!! and KeChaRa Here are my Answers:

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang (house) in Gaden Shartse Monastery of Mundgod (North Karnana) Karnataka State, South India.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Rinpoche’s previous reincarnation is the abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    Tsem Rinpoche arrived United States in 1971.

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    Tsem Rinpoche’s first Guru is the Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery.

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Mongolian(direct line from Genghis Khan) ,“Old Torgut’” Royalty(Mongol Ruling family) in Xinjiang.

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama. and December 1987.

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    His grandmother Torgut Queen Dechen.

  49. Ee Lynn on May 28, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    1) Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem kentrul Thubten Ladrang
    3) 1972
    4) Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6)Genghis Khan Lineage
    7)1972 by His Holliness The Dalai Lama
    8) Torgut Queen Dechen

  50. Todd Lim Lee on May 28, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    I just want to say this is very nice gift to give. Most answers I know without cheating.
    I feel that the book will benefit someone else more then me, so I bow out of answering.
    Thank you Rinpoche for helping so many…I had many compliments at the hospital the other day concerning the
    Mala that was sent…they really say it is so beautiful…which it is..Thank you and keep up the excellent effort to spread the Dharma. Take care…Todd 🙂

  51. Laurentiu on May 28, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    An excellent book. I already have it, An excellent blog also.
    I’m looking for a RSS feed icon on this blog. Do you have it?

    • bengkooi on May 28, 2011 at 5:57 pm

      Hi laurentiu,

      There is already a feed available on rinpoche’s blog, the feed address is http://blog.tsemtulku.com/feed.
      You can add this to your feedreader, let me know if it works.

      Kind regards
      Beng

      • Laurentiu on May 28, 2011 at 9:43 pm

        Thank you very much, it works on my htc with android.

  52. Larry on May 28, 2011 at 5:11 am

    If I am lucky to get this book it will be shared with five others.

    Here are the eight questions and the answers:

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?

    A small room in the cow shed in Zong Ladrang at the Ganden Shartse Monastery.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?

    Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?

    In the year 1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)

    Sermey Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?

    Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?

    The royal lineage of Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?

    His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?

    Torgut Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang

    • tsemtulku on May 28, 2011 at 5:13 am

      Larry, I like the fact you state you will share the book with five others..that is very nice and what I am looking for …to share knowledge. Good Luck. TR

  53. Shahriar Nouri on May 28, 2011 at 4:16 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5.Dewa Nimbo
    6. Gengis Khan
    7. HH Dalai Lama, december 1987
    8. Her Majesty Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  54. James Long on May 28, 2011 at 4:01 am

    Great news! 29 people have won the contest! I’m so happy for them and rejoice for their effort. 33 more copies to go…

    p/s : For those who did not submit your mailing details including address and contact number to me, Do so NOW!

  55. Linh on May 28, 2011 at 2:03 am

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    Please find as per below my answers. Thanks!!

    1) Zong Rinpoche’s Ladrang – In the cowshed next to the cows “house”.

    2) Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    3) 1972

    4) Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    5) Dewa Nimbo – Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen

    6) Genghis Kahn – Rinpoche’s father was the ruler of Xinjiang

    7) H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

    8) Queen Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

    • tsemtulku on May 28, 2011 at 2:10 am

      Remember everyone, this is for only non Kechara involved people…thanks

  56. kwan yee on May 28, 2011 at 1:44 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden? Zong Ladrang
    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation? Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States? 1971
    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name? Princess Dewa
    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from? Genghis Khan
    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year? ordained by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche? Dechen Minh

    • kwan yee on May 28, 2011 at 10:36 am

      1. Zong Ladrang
      2. Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
      3. 1972
      4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
      6. Genghis Khan
      7. ordained by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
      8. Queen Dechen Minh

      Thanks !!

  57. Joanne Lee on May 28, 2011 at 12:49 am

    1. The cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

  58. Chin San on May 28, 2011 at 12:19 am

    1.) Zong Ladrang
    2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3.) In the year 1983
    4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5.) Princess Dewa Of Xinjiang
    6.) Genghis Khan
    7.) HH 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  59. SW on May 28, 2011 at 12:10 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for your kindness.

    1. A small leaky room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Kensur Gedun Nyedrak/Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. The legendary king Genghis Khan
    7. HH the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

  60. Jamyang on May 27, 2011 at 11:56 pm

    Thank you so much for this opportunity!
    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche may you please live long!

    Here are my answers:
    1. A small room in the cow shed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Sermey Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang
    6. The royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang

  61. Chin San on May 27, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
    Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    Ans 3.) In the year 1983
    Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    Ans 5.) Princess Dewa Of Xinjiang
    Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
    Ans 7.) HH 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

    • Chin San on May 28, 2011 at 2:20 pm

      Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
      Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
      Ans 3.) In the year 1972
      Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      Ans 5.) Princess Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
      Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
      Ans 7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
      Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

      • Chin San on May 28, 2011 at 2:22 pm

        Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
        Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
        Ans 3.) In the year 1972
        Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
        Ans 5.) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
        Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
        Ans 7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
        Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

        • Chin San on May 29, 2011 at 12:39 pm

          Ans 1.) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
          Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
          Ans 3.) In the year 1972
          Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
          Ans 5.) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
          Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
          Ans 7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
          Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

          • Chin San on May 29, 2011 at 3:27 pm

            I would like to have a copy of your book.^^ Thx.

          • James Long on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:08 am

            I wish you good luck in getting the BOOK! Be patient, we will wait till all 62 winners are confirmed then announce the Winners!! Keep an eye on this Blog!! 🙂
            James

          • Chin San on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:55 am

            sure, Thx.^^

          • Chin San on Jun 8, 2011 at 8:01 pm

            I’m sending my mailing address once more.Here’s my address: Jalan Mandala Barat no. 5, Tomang West Jakarta 11440.^^

  62. Jamyang on May 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm

    Thank you so much for this opportunity, thank you so much!
    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, may you please live long!

    My answers:
    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. H.E. Sermey Khensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo from Xinjiang
    6. The royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang

  63. Jim RIches on May 27, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    My answers are:

    1. Zong RInpoche Ladrang at Ganden Shartse Monastery
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. Rinpoche was sent to Usa in 1972
    4. Rinpoche first guru was: Khensur Lobsang Tarchin
    5. Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. 1987 received monastic vows from the Dalai Lama
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    I would love a copy of your book.

    Best Wishes

    Jim

  64. Victoria Rainone on May 27, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    1. Little room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut Genghis Khan

    7. H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987 (I saw the video of Rinpoche asking)

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  65. James Long on May 27, 2011 at 11:04 pm

    Wow 19 books are ready to be given to the winners!! If you have not post your answers HERE, DO IT NOW! Do not lose this chance!

  66. ERIC LEE KSJC on May 27, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    sorry, didn’t notice that Kecharian r excluded.

  67. Paris on May 27, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    Hey everyone, great job so far! It’s great to see everyone participating!!! Keep going… still lots of books to giveaway.

    This books is really magic – everything you need to know about everything. Some good feedback – a facebook friend of mine, Janet Bulakowski Varan, was so inspired by this giveaway that she has actually gone to vajrasecrets to buy the book. She wanted to give others a chance to win the book so she has personally brought it. How kind! It’s wonderful to hear about this book going out to people. I think everyone on a spiritual journey should have this.

    Love, Paris

  68. ERIC LEE KSJC on May 27, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    I wish that i can have the book that offer by Rinpoche, my answer was at below:-

    1.) Zong Ladrang

    2.) Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3.) 1972

    4.) Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5.) Princess Dewa Nimbo

    6.) Gendis Khan (Tibetan)

    7.) 14th Dalai Lama, Year 1987

    8.) Torgut Queen Dechen

    TQ.

  69. sean on May 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    Would love to own this book.. Hope is all correct >

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Royal Mongolian lineage (descended directly from Genghis Khan)

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    The Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  70. Ferry on May 27, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang, in a room adjoined to where the buffaloes and cows stayed.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  71. andrew chiam on May 27, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    Tnanks Rinpoche for your kind offer.

    1. Small rooms that were connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  72. Jeffrey Yee on May 27, 2011 at 3:19 pm

    Fingers crossed!

    (1) When Tsem Rinpoche first arrived in Gaden, he lived in onoe of the rooms that were connected to the Cowshed in Zong Ladrang.

    (2) ‘Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang’ is the name of Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation

    (3) Tsem Rinpoche arrived in the United States in 1972

    (4) Tsem Rinpoche’s first guru is the great ‘Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin’ in New Jersey, US

    (5) The name of Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother is ‘Dewa Nimbo’

    (6) Tsem Rinpoche hails from the Royal Mongolian lineage tracing back to the legendary Genghis Khan

    (7) Tsem Rinpoche was ordained by His Holiness the 14th Dalailama in 1987

    (8) Tsem Rinpoche’s royal grandmother is The Queen of Xinjiang, Dechen Minh

  73. cheah on May 27, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. The main incarnation of Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of
    Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.
    3. 1972
    4. Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan Torgot lineage
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  74. cheah on May 27, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    The main incarnation of Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.
    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972
    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU?
    Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan Torgot lineage
    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Torgut Queen Dechen

  75. Yeong SH on May 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    i’m very pleased on Rinpoche offer and here are my answers:-

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  76. ngeowchin on May 27, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    I am also one of the fortunate ones invited to attend the 3 day historical teachings.
    To sum up, everything which we NEED to know about relational and practical Buddhism , making a connection with a Lama/Guru , having correct views and attitudes about one’s centre / being in one or even starting a centre with correct motivation and purpose – it is all there in Gurus for Hire.
    For those who have taken Refuge , this book will stabilise and
    increase one’s faith in the Guru as embodiment of the 3 jewels.
    For those who are on the path, this book will ensure we are practicing correctly. Only a real Guru can lead us to real or true paths. Don’t just buy one, after reading I am sure like me, you will want to buy dozens to give to others for any occasion.

  77. Jace Chong on May 27, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    I read the Chinese translated version of Guru for Hire, which is 《遇见上师之后》 in Chinese. It’s a very very nice book explaining in details everything about Guru-disciple relationship, how does a Guru help so you can transform more within a short period etc. It’s a very precious teaching. I like the the Q&A part especially.

    If you would like to share the book with Chinese speaking friends, please grab it! It’s available at all Kechara Paradise outlets!!

  78. Shereen Siow on May 27, 2011 at 11:40 am

    Hi, here’s me trying to answer the questions above 🙂

    1. Tsem Rinpoche’s lived in a cowshed in Zong Ladrang when he first arrived in Gaden.

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.

    3. Tsem Rinpoche’s left for USA in 1972.

    4. Tsem Rinpoche’s FIRST GURU is the Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery.

    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xianjiang.

    6. Genghis Khan.

    7. Tsem Rinpoche was ordained by HH the 14th Dalai Lama in December 1987.

    8. Queen Dechen Minh of Xianjiang is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche.

  79. Springflower on May 27, 2011 at 11:33 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse
    3. 1972
    4. Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. HH the 14th Dalai Lama; 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    Hope I got all correct.

  80. Adeline Woon on May 27, 2011 at 9:05 am

    1. A small room with leaky tiled roofs connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Dewa Nimbo
    6. Torgut Noyen
    7. December 1987, by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

  81. Daniel on May 27, 2011 at 7:32 am

    See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Long_(Anglican_priest)
    I know he was Christian, but he always sought to bring people together and fought for justice for Indians of all religions in a spirit of loving kindness.

  82. Daniel on May 27, 2011 at 7:27 am

    Thanks for this opportunity. I have sent my answers, finding out the information myself without looking at the answers in the comments!

    Incidentally, James Long was a very famous missionary in Calcutta, India who did a lot for the poor of Bengal. When I lived in Calcutta there was a major road near my house called James Long Sarani. So, I’m pleased to be writing to a living James Long!

  83. Rodrigo Zuñiga on May 27, 2011 at 7:10 am

    1. He stayed in Zong Ladrang in a small room with a leaky roof.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang – Tibet
    3. In 1972, H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche left Taiwan for the United States at the tender age of seven.
    4. The highly realised Master of Vajrayogini practice and Abbot Emeritus of Sera Monastery, H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin.
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s royal maternal lineage can be traced all the way back to the legendary king Genghis Khan.
    7. By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Queen Torgut Dechen Minh

  84. Ana Elisa on May 27, 2011 at 4:14 am

    Ok… so my answers:
    1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang (Gedun Nyedrak, 72nd abbot of Ganden Shartse)
    3. In 1972
    4. The first guru was Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Her name was Dewa Nimbo.
    6. The lineage is that of the legendary leader Genghis Khan
    7. HH the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

    =))
    So… should we just send now the e-mail to Josh?

  85. Roy Martinez on May 27, 2011 at 3:52 am

    Too Easy haha… I’m quite familiar with his lifestory so here are the answers:

    1) a leaky, small room in Zong ladrang
    2) Kensur Gedun Nyedrak the 72nd abbot of Gaden
    3) 1972
    4) H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6) the royal Genghis Khan
    7) 1987 from the H.H. The Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
    8) Queen Dechen Minh

  86. joy kam on May 27, 2011 at 3:19 am

    This teaching was given for 3 days and 3 nights. All those attended did not know what to expect. It was only by invitation and we were all squeezed in to a the living area of double story house. When I think back now, I cannot believe we did it! We slept very little, up the next day to continue the marathon! Although tired, when Rinpoche was teaching we paid full attention and there was no hiccups. It was like a real retreat.

    All our questions, thoughts, doubts we ever had about a “Guru”, a Buddhist centre, the students, the people, the politics, what to do, what not to do…all was being addressed by Rinpoche directly out in the open. Rinpoche’s teaching was not only direct but like always Rinpoche makes it funny while stating the obvious using logic.

    This book/teaching is priceless because it is ever green, a very important book for not just beginners on the path but everyone, even senior students. Whether you are wondering about a spiritual path or is already in Dharma, this teaching can be applied to all, at all levels. The best part is you can even use this book as a basis or a guideline for you to start your own centre/group if you have that in mind.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this precious teaching that gave conviction to so many in the Dharma and will continue to do so now and in to the future.

    And here is also a chance to go back in time, like you were present with us there during this teaching by getting the DVD here http://vajrasecrets.com/gurus-for-hire-enlightenment-for-sale.html

  87. Matt on May 27, 2011 at 2:56 am

    Thank you for this offer.

    1. In a room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang,(Zong Rinpoche’s residence at the monastery)
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, previous Abbot, passed away in southern Tibet in 1964. Lineage is given the name “Tsem” in honor of a moastery in Kham which housed a relic of Tsongkhapa’s tooth.
    3. He moved to America in 1972
    4. His first teacher was Sera-Mey Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche, New Jersey Temple
    5. His mother was Mongolian, Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. The Mongolian Lineage extends from Genghiz Khan, Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut East Turkistan
    7. Ordination Master was H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987
    8. Grandmother was Torgut Queen Dechen

  88. Matt on May 27, 2011 at 2:52 am

    1. In a small room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang,(Zong Rinpoche’s residence at the monastery)

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, previous Abbot, passed away in southern Tibet in 1964

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche, New Jersey Temple

    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut / East Turkistan

    7. H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  89. nia on May 27, 2011 at 2:35 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan lineage
    7. In 1987 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  90. Francis Docherty on May 27, 2011 at 2:35 am

    1. A cowshed in Zong Ladrang House.
    2. Kensur Gedun Nyedrak.
    3. 1972.
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin.
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo.
    6. Gengis Khan Torgut lineage.
    7. HH the Dalai Lama 1987.
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen.

  91. Justin Ripley on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 am

    This teaching was the first marathon teaching I had ever attended and even today it’s still giving soo much benefit to everyone worldwide.

    Its for ALL Buddhists everywhere, whatever sect, whatever you go through you will go through what Rinpoche teaches in this book.

    Perhaps you were in Dharma but something or someone came along that affected you to give up. This will ground you in what it really means to be in Dharma, to practice Dharma, to be in a Dharma center, to have a Guru, to take refuge.

    Take a read, it covers all the things a Dharma Book shouldn’t talk about openly but Rinpoche likes to tell it like it is if you haven’t noticed yet.

    Those who can’t read or prefer the real thing the DVD set is just as good!

    Good luck people, I think there are a few winners already judging by the response.

    Justin

  92. Mutsue Usui on May 27, 2011 at 1:43 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan lineage
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    =)

  93. Sabina Giorgini on May 27, 2011 at 1:07 am

    1. A small leaking room in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan lineage
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Tulku Rinpoche in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  94. Chandra Golay on May 27, 2011 at 12:41 am

    Here goes my answers,

    1. Zong Ladrang in Gaden

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xianjang

    6. Mongolian Royal lineage of Xianjang

    7. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in December 1987.

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    Cheers.

  95. Su Ming on May 27, 2011 at 12:33 am

    Rinpoche gave this teaching over 3 straight days in Dec 2006.

    This book highlights and give a thorough explanation of the guru and disciple relationship in a modern context. We have been getting a lot of feedback from dharma practitioner from all over that this book has made them understand more about this topic which is pivotal in our spiritual journey.

    Rinpoche gave this teaching over 3 days in 2006. The 16 videos which comprised of the whole teaching are all on You Tube. The first video link is as below

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHLkcamyPxc

  96. Sonam yangden on May 27, 2011 at 12:30 am

    oohhh nooo..i rechecked the answer n found out that my answer to question #4 is wrong..m so not getting the book now! 🙁

    • Bryan Ho on Jun 8, 2011 at 4:43 pm

      Dear Sonam,

      You can always leave another comments with the correct answers, and you will get the book too…

      • James Long on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:43 pm

        Yup, Do so Now!!

  97. Margaretlee on May 27, 2011 at 12:11 am

    In December 2006, I was one of the fortunate students, among many others, attended the 3 days marathon teachings which later was transcribed and edited into this wonderful book “Guru for Hire, Enlightenment for Sale” by Kechara Media & Publications.

    This is a must read book that give all spiritual seekers a clear and concise insight into relationship between spiritual teachers, students and centers.

    It has always been Rinpoche’s wishes to promote inter-center harmony and dharma understanding. Thank you Rinpoche and Tsem ladrang for coming up with such a wonderful and exciting idea of winning a book that will answer many of your “never dare to ask” questions!

    So hurry burry and answer those 8 questions above and WIN this book for you or your center. Like jamie said, this book is pure magic…..I agree.

    Should get the CD too (have to buy this, hee hee). There are so many hilarous, heartbreaking and unforgettable moments.

    So hurry hurry…..non Kecharians!!!

  98. Raluca on May 27, 2011 at 12:10 am

    My answers:

    1.When first arrived in Ganden, H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche lived in a small room conntected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang.
    2.Rinpoche’s previous incarnation was Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.
    3.Rinpoche arrived in the US in 1972.
    4. H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s very first guru was Kensur Lobsang Tharcin Rinpoche.
    5.The name of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s birth mother was Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo of Xiangjang.
    6.H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche hails from the royal lineage of Genghis Han.
    7.H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche was ordained by H.H. Dalai Lama, in December 1987.
    8.The royal grandmother of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche was Queen Torgut Dechen Minh of Xianjaing.

  99. Sonam yangden on May 27, 2011 at 12:06 am

    havent read the book..but really wanna read it..hope I got all my answers correct!
    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. HH Dalai LamaDecember 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  100. Ted Knecht on May 26, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Here are the answers to your questions:

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden? Cowshed.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation? Kensur Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States? 1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name? Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from? Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year? His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche? Queen Dechen
    Minh

    All the best,

    Ted

    • Ted Knecht on May 27, 2011 at 7:58 pm

      To be more specific about answer No. 1: Rinpoche lived in a small room that was connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang at Gaden Monastery. It was a small room with leaky tiled roof.

  101. Rafael Ruiz on May 26, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    1. Gaden Shartse Monastery.
    2. 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse, Gedun Nyedrak
    3. 1972
    4. H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Rinpoche’s royal lineage can be traced all the way back to the legendary king Genghis Khan.
    7. 1987 received monastic vows from the Dalai Lama.
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

    • Rafael Ruiz on May 27, 2011 at 12:25 am

      I guess I have to fix my first answer. Rinpoche stayed at Zong Ladrang at Gaden Shartse Monastery.

  102. ws on May 26, 2011 at 11:41 pm

    Hi,
    my answers to the 8 questions, hope they are correct

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Kentrul Thubten lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan lineage

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    HH Dalai Lama in 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Torgut Queen Dechen

    thanks!
    ws

  103. Rene Maya on May 26, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    1. In a small room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut

    7. H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  104. Andy on May 26, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    Rinpoche always give out dharmma gifts for others to learn dharmma and this way of giving a quiz and you get something in return is very seldom. Anyway Question 4 is very intresting, Rinpoche have a few gurus who will it be? Very easy but hard to answer question good luck….

  105. Philip Yong on May 26, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    ”Gurus For Hire, Enlightenment For Sale’ is a really good book by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. Everything you need to know about GURU DEVOTION is in there. The book will definitely benefit you and everyone else around you.

    Personally, I have read this blog a couple of times and each time I read it I gain more and more knowledge. Reading this book not only improves our relationship with our Guru but also with everyone else around us. For the very basic, when we respect our Guru, we will automatically respect the people around us as well.

    • Philip Yong on May 26, 2011 at 11:31 pm

      Sorry guys, I meant ‘BOOK’ not ‘blog’ in the second paragraph

  106. Paris on May 26, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    omg this is so exciting! I love it. How great that 62 of these incredible teachings will be going out 62 lucky people.

    ANSWER ANSWER THE QUESTIONS! Quick quick!!!! This book is pure magic <3

    • Alejandra Hernandez on May 27, 2011 at 2:11 am

      1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang House 2. Ganden Shratse´s 72nd Abbot Kensur Gedun NyedraK
      3. 1972
      4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
      6. Gengis Khan Torgut lineage
      7. HH the Dalain Lama 1987
      8. Torgut Queen Dechen

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    Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and lack of interest. Different causes can often combine to trigger depression. Whatever it is ….depression comes from our own karma for what we did in this life or the previous life. People who suffer from depression often report feelings of loneliness and isolation. If not treated it could lead to more serious matters related. It will interfere with our daily life for sure. Learning Dharma, practicing it will help us to transform our mind more positively. We will see the light even in the darkest of times in our life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this teachings with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/some-thoughts-on-depression.html
  • sarassitham
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 11:51 PM
    This is an amazing news for vegetarian and vegan eaters in California. I strongly believe it a great move to encourage more people to be vegan. Choosing a vegan lifestyle can contribute many beneficial factors to one’s life.

    A vegan diet is the most beneficial to mankind as it is one of the healthiest diets in the world, it is the world’s most environmentally friendly diet. Many vegans have found themselves starving while they are traveling and not being able to find any foods free of animal products on the road and this will be very convenient.

    Thank you for the interesting sharing, Hope to hear and see more countries could have Vegan Grocery. It will be extremely beneficial to the planet and will encourage a healthier lifestyle.

    https://bit.ly/3ji9V0F
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:48 PM
    We have to do our homework……yes I agree with what Rinpoche had said. We can’t go back and change the beginning but we can start where we are and change the present. We have to work it out somehow even there is a hurdle or obstacles to go. In life we bond to have obstacles to clear along the path of life. Accepting those obstacles as they come , learn from there and let it be. Choosing to learn, practice Dharma and putting it into action is the best choice. Doing Dharma I have chosen have make my life filled with happiness.
    Thank you Rinpoche for these teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/20668.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:45 PM
    The Heart Sutra is the most widely known sutra of the Mahayana tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. We may try changing who we are in an attempt to fit in and even if we achieve a new feeling of belonging, the emptiness remains. Emptiness is an important door to liberation in life. The Heart Sutra is a very condensed contemplation manual. Will read it over and again to understand better . I still have a long way to go trying to absorb what ever I could. We have to develop a soft heart and compassion, firstly before we read the sutras. At the heart of emptiness is compassion….quoted.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/emptiness-with-a-heart-of-compassion.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:44 PM
    Unbelievable what they did…. Mumu and Oser. They saved an injured tiny bird, bringing to Rinpoche. They are like one of us , can feel and knew that the bird needed help. Mumu and Oser knew who to bring to. Great Job, they did their best, sadly the injured bird passed away. But fortunate to have Rinpoche blessing. Mumu and Oser are amazing dogs had showed us an example to give care, love and be kind even they were of different species.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-tale-of-a-bird.html

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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
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Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
2 months ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
2 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
2 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 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
5 months ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
5 months ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
7 months ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
7 months ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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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
7 months ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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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.
7 months ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
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
8 months ago
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
8 months ago
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
8 months ago
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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