100,000 Butterlamp Offering Retreat | 十万盏酥油灯供养闭关

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“It is very important to practice the offering of butterlamps. Try to complete a minimum of 100,000. It is very good for your realizations on the sutra path. It is excellent for results on the tantric path.” ~ Tsem Rinpoche

 
His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche has advised on many occasions that it is very beneficial to engage in a retreat of offering 100,000 butterlamps. Such a retreat allows the practitioner to develop deeper wisdom, increase realizations and make a connection with the deity to whom the butterlamps are offered.

Recently, Tsem Ladrang in Kechara Forest Retreat created a butterlamp offering facility in the hope of offering many practitioners the opportunity to engage in this meritorious undertaking.

 

The Benefits of Light Offerings

The second chapter of Heruka Chakrasamvara’s root tantra advises that, “If you want sublime realisations, offer hundreds of lights.”

In addition, by making light offerings one gains the following benefits:

  • You become a light in the world.
  • You achieve (when born human) the clairvoyance of the pure flesh eye.
  • You achieve the devas’ eye.
  • You receive the wisdom of knowing what is virtue and what is non-virtue.
  • You are able to eliminate the darkness of ignorance; the concept of inherent existence.
  • You receive the illumination of wisdom; even in samsara, you never experience darkness.
  • You receive much wealth and enjoyment.
  • You are reborn in the deva or human realm.
  • You quickly become liberated.
  • You quickly attain Enlightenment.

 

Engaging in Your Own Butterlamp Offering Retreat

Traditionally, a butterlamp offering retreat involves cleaning, preparing and lighting a minimum of 100,000 light offerings along with the requisite prayers. As butterlamps were made of butter or ghee set around a hand-made cotton wick in olden times, the preparation work was immense.

Fortunately, Rinpoche has devised another method for engaging in this retreat, one that is specially tailored to suit busy, modern lifestyles.

 

The Traditional Retreat

The procedure is as follows:

Wash your hands and clean your mouth.

Sweep and clean the working area very well. As the retreat is an offering to the Three Jewels, the area should be as clean, tidy and beautiful as possible, as the deities will be invoked to that place during the retreat and prayers.

Clean the butterlamp holders very well and prepare the butterlamps. This may include rolling the candle wicks, melting the ghee, pouring it into the butterlamp holders and waiting for it to set.

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Having placed all the butterlamps on the altar, purify with incense while reciting OM AH HUM. It is important to purify all offerings in this manner. If offerings are not purified, we may experience strong obstacles to our Dharma practice or disturbing spirit interferences.

Recite prayers such as

  • Lama Chopa up until just before the Tsok offering section. Instead of doing a tsok offering, the butterlamps are lit instead).
  • Light Offering Prayer by Lama Atisha.

Light the butterlamps while reciting Lama Tsongkhapa’s migtsema mantra.

After lighting all the butterlamps, purify them with incense once again and recite OM AH HUM.

Recite concluding prayers such as:

  • “Reviewing the Stages of the Path” until the dedication verses of Lama Chopa.

Recite dedication prayers.

 

An Alternative, Modern Butterlamp Retreat

As advised by Rinpoche, sincere practitioners who are too busy to engage in a traditional butterlamp retreat can sponsor a retreat or hire people to do the physical preparations instead of doing it themselves.

This benefits both parties:

  • The person who sponsors the full cost of the retreat benefits because he directs the money he earns from hard work and effort towards the virtuous act of making offerings.
  • The person who physically prepares, makes and lights the butterlamps also benefits because he is doing work in relations to the Three Jewels. Instead of earning money in an ordinary job, he is engaging in good Dharma work instead.
The butterlamp retreat facility at Tsem Ladrang, Kechara Forest Retreat

The butterlamp retreat facility at Tsem Ladrang, Kechara Forest Retreat

If we wish to sponsor a butterlamp retreat, the money we put towards it should come from a clean source i.e. we should not have obtained the money through negative means, such as from a slaughter-house business, drug trafficking, robbery, etc). We should offer the money with a good, strong motivation that we may gain wisdom, skilful means and attainments that can benefit others through the retreat.

 

Butterlamp Retreat Tips

When engaging in a 100,000 butterlamp retreat, we can offer as many butterlamps as we wish each day, the more the better! However, we should not skip even one day of making the offerings. If we are physically unable to do so due to travel or sickness, we should offer at least one butterlamp a day, with the prayers, to maintain the continuity. If we miss even one day, we have to start the retreat all over again from the beginning!

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For Kechara, Rinpoche has advised to use a central image of Vajrayogini. We visualise that all the lineage lamas, Yidams, Buddhas, Dharma Protectors, dakas and dakinis dissolve into Vajrayogini as we recite prayers and make the offerings.

We should think that we are making offerings not just to a statue of Vajrayogini, but to all the Enlightened Beings. In this way, we make a direct connection to the enlightened body, speech and mind of these Beings, thus creating the karmic cause for us to get closer and achieve these same highly exalted, attained states.

Whichever method of retreat we choose to engage in, we should do it with full faith in the Three Jewels.

 

Begin Your Retreat Now

If you would like to start your butterlamp retreat by sponsoring butterlamp offerings at Tsem Ladrang in Kechara Forest Retreat, please contact Victor Choi at victor.choi@kechara.com. Payments can be made online and via cheque as follows:

Online Payment
Beneficiary: Persatuan Penganut Buddha Rumah Kechara
Bank Name: CIMB Bank
Bank Acc No: 8007-750-136
Payee Subject: VY Candle Retreat

By Cheque
Beneficiary Name: Kechara House

The butterlamps at Tsem Ladrang

The butterlamps at Tsem Ladrang

 


 

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酥油灯供养是一个很重要的修持。修行者应尽量完成至少十万盏酥油灯供养,因为这有助您在显宗修持上获得觉悟,在密续修持上取得成果。~ 詹杜固仁波切

 
尊贵的詹杜固仁波切曾多次在开示中提出,进行十万盏酥油灯供养闭关所能带来的巨大好处。修行者可以通过酥油灯供养闭关获得智慧、提升觉悟能力,同时也能与所供养酥油灯的佛菩萨结缘。

最近,克切拉禅修林詹拉章设置了一个酥油灯供养的设施,希望许多修行者可以借此机会累积无量功德。

 

供灯的好处

《胜乐金刚根本续》第二章中提到:“欲成胜悉地,应供百盏灯”。

除此之外,供灯还有以下其他好处:

  • 照世如灯:你会如同一盏明灯照亮这个世界。
  • 肉眼不坏:生为人身时,你将证得净眼通。
  • 得于天眼:你将证得天眼通。
  • 善恶智能:你将会获得可以分辨善法与恶法的智慧。
  • 灭除大暗:你能够去除无明所造成的黑暗,即是自性有的概念。
  • 得智慧明:你将会获得智慧之光的笼罩;即使生于娑婆世界,你也不会沦于黑暗。
  • 具大福报:你将会获得大量财富和快乐。
  • 命终生天:你将投生到天道或人道。
  • 速证涅磐:你将很快地从娑婆世界中解脱。
  • 速得证悟:你将很快达到证悟。

 

投入个人酥油灯供养闭关

根据传统,要完成一次酥油灯供养闭关,除了念诵经文,也包括清理、准备及点燃至少十万盏酥油灯。古时候,酥油灯是用牛油或酥油包裹手工棉质灯芯制造而成。这对现代人来说无疑是项艰巨的任务。

幸运的是, 仁波切提出了另一种善巧的方式,特别适合忙碌的现代人进行此项闭关。

 

传统闭关法

程序如下:程序如下:

洗手和漱口。

仔细打扫和清理整个闭关范围。闭关是给予三宝的一项供养,因此我们应尽可能将闭关范围清理得很干净、整齐且庄严,并祈请佛菩萨前来为我们加持。

把酥油灯具擦拭干净,然后才制作酥油灯。这包括卷灯芯,融酥油,并将之倒入酥油灯具中等它凝固。

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将酥油灯都摆放在酥油灯台上之后,手持薰香净化,同时念诵“嗡阿吽”。以这种方式来净化所有的供养品十分重要,因为若不这么做,将给我们的修行过程带来巨大阻碍,甚至还会惹来邪灵干扰。

念诵祈愿文,如:

  • 念诵上师荟供祈愿文直至荟供环节(我们可以点燃酥油灯来取代荟供品)。
  • 阿底峡尊者的《供灯祈愿文》。

点燃酥油灯并同时持诵《缘悲经》。

将所有酥油灯都点燃之后,再一次以薰香净化,同时念诵“嗡阿吽”

念诵后行回向文,如:

  • “熏修圆满道次第”至上师荟供回向文

念诵回向文。

 

现代酥油灯供养替代闭关法

根据仁波切建议,过于忙碌而无法亲自投入传统酥油灯供养闭关的虔诚修行者,可以透过赞助酥油灯供养闭关或聘请他人代为准备来作为替代。

此举让双方都能从中获得好处:

  • 全面赞助闭关者可以获得好处,因为他愿意将自己辛苦和努力赚来的金钱用于赞助这项殊胜的供养。
  • 亲自准备、制作并点燃酥油灯的一方也会获得好处,因为他所做的工作与三宝有关。与其从事世俗工作赚取收入,他选择从事更有意义的佛法事业。
The butterlamp retreat facility at Tsem Ladrang, Kechara Forest Retreat

位于克切拉禅修林詹拉章的酥油灯供养闭关处

有意赞助酥油灯供养闭关者,必须确保这些金钱的来源都是纯净的。这是指任何人皆不能把任何以不正当手段所获取的金钱来作为赞助供养之用,比如经营屠宰、贩毒或偷盗等等。我们必须秉持良好及强烈的发心来做出供养,希望自己能透过这项闭关取得智慧、善巧及成就的增长,从而能够帮助和利益更多人。

 

有关酥油灯闭关的建议

在进行十万盏酥油灯供养闭关期间,我们每天都可以随意供养任何数量的酥油灯,数目越多越好!然而,我们必须坚持每天都进行供养,不能间断。如果不巧生病或必须远行,每天至少要供养一盏酥油灯,并持诵祈愿文,好让闭关不中断。如果我们错过了一天,那么就必须重新开始此项闭关。

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在克切拉佛教中心,仁波切建议我们将金刚瑜伽母圣象置于佛坛中央。当我们在念诵经文及做供养时,观想所有的传承上师、本尊、佛菩萨、护法、勇父及空行母与金刚瑜伽母融为一体。

我们必须观想自己所供养的对象并不只是金刚瑜伽母,也包括十方诸佛。透过这种方式,我们才能直接与这些证悟者的身、语、意结缘,种下有朝一日能与祂们更为亲近并取得同等悉地的善因。

无论我们选择以那一种方式来进行闭关,最重要的是,我们必须对三宝升起坚定不移的信心。

 

现在就投入个人酥油灯供养闭关

有意透过赞助克切拉禅修林詹拉章酥油灯供养来展开个人酥油灯供养闭关者,请联络詹拉章工作人员蔡先生(Victor Choi), 电邮:victor.choi@kechara.com。你可透过银行转账或支票付款,详情如下:

银行转账
银行户口名字:Persatuan Penganut Buddha Rumah Kechara
银行名称:CIMB Bank
银行户口号码:8007-750-136
项目名称:VY Candle Retreat

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透过支票付款,抬头请写Kechara House

The butterlamps at Tsem Ladrang

詹拉章的酥油灯供养

 

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  1. GOH KENG TIN on Oct 4, 2017 at 3:42 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for not only sharing the Benefits of Butterlamp Offering Retreat but also created a butterlamp facility in Tsem Ladrang, KFR for practititioners, the opportunity to engage in this meritorious undertaking.

  2. Any on Sep 7, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for always so considerate to the modern people lifestyle…. This is a very good platform for us to have the retreat and collect merits and get the blessings.

  3. Yeo Kwai Gin on Jul 15, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    感恩仁波切的分享 !

    感谢仁波切提供了各种管道让我们在这一世能够累积更多的功德和净化业障。 灯供 ~ 能够让我们累积更多的功德, 祛除我们的无明, 愚痴, 无知。大量的供灯, 对想要修行更高的层次上也有很大的帮助。

    感谢仁波切提供金刚瑜伽母灯供闭关, 让我们拥有这机会在殊胜的金刚瑜伽母前做供灯闭关, 不间断的供灯予佛母金刚金刚瑜伽母,暨此累积功德 !

    要了解更多供灯的好处, 请继续游览 :
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/butterlamps.html

    希望大家踊跃参与金刚瑜伽母灯供闭关, 机会难逢, 可遇不可求 !

    愿上师健康, 长寿, 常转法轮, 吉祥如意 !

    感恩合十
    YEO KWAI GIN

  4. wan wai meng on Mar 26, 2017 at 12:16 am

    Excellent opportunity, hope I can gather enough resources to do such a butterlamp retreat, and it is a wonderful way to collect much merits for spiritual growth.

    Offering lights can really further our realisations and helps us to have a deep understanding about the buddha dharma.

  5. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on Mar 16, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for guiding and providing us the opportunity to engage with the 100,000 butterlamps offering retreat in Tsem Ladrang at Kechara Forest Retreat. Upon learning and understanding the benefits of lights offering, we should not wait but plan ahead to start and engage on this meritorious retreat, which can benefit many sentient beings including ourselves with pure motivations.

    From my personal experience, there was a time where my mind was very awake, alert and able to stay focus with clear understanding on the Dharma topics discussion in a group chat after I had offered a number of lights to Buddha at one time. Lights offering has helped me to dispel the confusion, selfishness and laziness in my mind. I do hope and pray that I can continue to earn money to continuously offer lights, support my Dharma activities and dedicate for the growth of Dharma.

    May all the lights offered up to the Buddhas dispel the darkness and eradicate the delusions and illusions from all sentient beings.

    Thank you with folded hands,
    kin hoe

  6. Stella Cheang on Mar 16, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for always finding ways for the modern and busy people to do Dharma and practice. Butterlamp offering is an important preliminary practice to help us eradicate our stinginess since we will use the money to offer up to the Buddha instead of buying things to enjoy ourselves and perpetuate attachment. We will also make a strong connection with the Buddha we make the offering to; in this case, through the kindness of Rinpoche, we will be making a connection with Vajrayogini. Sponsor the retreat to collect merits and blessings of Vajrayogini and Rinpoche, so that our mind will transform swiftly and gravitate towards seeking wisdom and realization that will liberate us and everyone from samsara.

  7. Jason on Mar 15, 2017 at 12:35 am

    Very informative sharing on Butterlamp Offerings Retreat.As mentioned above, offering candle or lights to Three Jewels have so many benefits and some are good to our trantric practice. Due to compassion of Rinpoche, he did advise how we can sponsored money to make butterlamp offerings to Buddha in order to collect merits. Click on the link http://www.vajrasecrets.com/ladrang-light-offering-fund if anyone interested to do butterlamps offering in Rinpoche Ladrang.

    Thanks Rinpoche for giving us this opportunity to collect merits in this meritorious offerings.

  8. Alice Tay on Mar 14, 2017 at 10:41 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for your kindness, compassion and always considered the ways that we can engage in dharma and collect merits. Sponsor a retreat or hire people to do the physical preparations of butterlamp offering is a very good idea and practice especially for those practitioners who are very busy and unable to do it themselves. This providing a very good opportunity for us to spend money in spiritual activities instead of mundane activities that will bring more suffering to us. Nevertheless, we have to take note that the sponsorship money must be obtained from a clean source i.e. not from non-virtuous actions.

  9. Samfoonheei on Mar 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    With these explanation,i hope more people will get a better view and understanding of Butterlamp offerings retreat.there is so many wonderful benefits for both sides. The person who sponsors and the person who prepares, makes and lights the butterlamps .We are so fortunate able to participate in these meritorious light offering at KFR.I have shared with my friend about this Butterlamp offering retreat.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing very informative .

  10. Vivian Ong on Mar 14, 2017 at 12:42 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article about butterlamp offering retreat. Offering butterlamp has it benefits and one should do it on a regular basis. Thank you again to Rinpoche for giving us opportunity to engage on butterlamp retreat by having it in Tsem Ladrang.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  11. Lin Mun on Mar 13, 2017 at 9:49 pm

    There are so many benefits of doing light offering. Thank you Rinpoche and Kechara for providing us a platform and opportunity for us to make offering to Buddha. Also very glad that Kechara team offer help to those who can’t travel due to various reasons to make light offering.

  12. Echeah on Mar 13, 2017 at 1:40 am

    Butterlamp offering retreat is one of the 5 preliminary practices that a student should be completing before being qualified for higher initiations. It in itself, is a powerful purification and merit generating practice that would be very beneficial for any practitioner to complete, especially if the motivation is a pure one.

    Even on a daily basis, light offering is part of the 8 sensory offerings that we have on our altars and we also offer light when someone is very ill or has just passed away.

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    நமது வாழ்க்கையில் கனவுகளையும், இலக்குகளையும் அடைந்திருந்தாலும் நமக்குள் ஒரு வெற்றிடம் இருப்பதை உணர்வோம். நம்மைச் சுற்றி உற்றார் உறவினர்கள், நண்பர்கள் இருந்தாலும் கூட நாம் தனித்திருப்பதாக எண்ணுவோம். புதிய மின் பொருள்கள் வாங்குவது, விடுமுறைக்குச் சுற்றிப் பார்க்கச் செல்வது, கட்டணங்களைக் கட்டுவது போன்ற தேவைகளைப் பூர்த்தி செய்தாலும் நாம் ஏன் நிறைவாக இல்லை என்ற கேள்வி நமக்குள் எழும். நமக்குள் இருக்கும் நமது அறிவுக்கு அப்பால் உள்ள ஒன்றைத் தேடி அதனுடன் தொடர்பு ஏற்படுத்திக் கொள்ள வேண்டும். சிலர் இதை ஆன்மீகத்தை வளர்ப்பது என்று நினைத்து விடலாம். ஆகவே நாம் வாழும் காலத்தில் நமது தேடல் எப்படியெல்லாம் இருக்கலாம் என்று எண்ணுகிறீர்கள்?
  • Balachandran
    Monday, Aug 26. 2019 11:55 AM
    மாநகரங்களில் வாழும் மக்கள் அவர்கள் விரும்பினாலும் விரும்பாவிட்டாலும் அங்குள்ள பரபரப்பான வாழ்க்கைக்குப் பழக்கப்பட்டவர்களாகிறார்கள். ஆணோ பெண்ணோ எந்த வயதாக இருந்தாலும், எந்த இனமாக இருந்தாலும், நகரங்களில் வாழ்பவர்கள் அறிவாற்றலையும், உடல் உழைப்பையும் பயன்படுத்தி வாழ்கிறார்கள். சிலர் தங்கள் வேலை அட்டவணையை நிமிடக் கணக்கில் கூட த் திட்டமிடுகிறார்கள்! நீண்ட நேர வேலையின் காரணமாக நகரத்தில் வசிப்பவர்கள் எப்பொழுதும் ஆரோக்கியமன முறையில் அண்மைய மின்னியல் சாதனங்களைப் பயன்படுத்தி வலைதலத்தின் வழி தூரத்தில் உள்ளவர்களை அடிக்கடி தொடர்பு கொள்கிறார்கள்.
    நகர வாழ்க்கையில் பலதரபட்ட மக்களைச் சந்திப்பதன் வழி பல கலாச்சாரங்கள், புதிய பொழுதுபோக்கு அம்சங்கள் ஆகியவற்றை எதிர்கொள்ளும் வாய்ப்புகள் நிறைய கிட்டும். ஆகவே வாழ்க்கையின் உண்மையான அர்த்தத்தை அறியாமல் வழிதவறிச் செல்லும் வாய்ப்புகள் அதிகம் உண்டு. அவர்கள் வேலையின் எதிபார்ப்பினால் ஏற்படும் அழுத்தத்தின் காரணமாக ஓய்வெடுத்து கொள்ள முடியாததால் வாழ்க்கையின் ஆழமான அர்த்தத்தைப் பற்றி சிந்திக்கத் தவறுகிறார்கள். அன்றாடும் வாழ்க்கையில் எதிர்நோக்கும் பிரச்சனைகளாலும், சவால்களாலும் அமைதியான சூழலை ஏற்படுத்திக் கொண்டு இந்த மனித வாழ்க்கையில் நமக்குக் கிடைக்கும் நன்மைகள் என்ன என்பதை ஆழ்ந்து சிந்திக்க வேண்டும்.
  • Balachandran
    Monday, Aug 26. 2019 11:50 AM

    முப்பது வருட காலமாக 7 தர்மா காவலர்களும் வாக்குக் கொடுத்தல், கணித்துச் சொல்லுதல், மற்றும் குணப்படுத்துதல் போன்ற செயலுக்குச் சோஜெ லாவை அதிகாரப்பூர்வ தொடர்பாளராக 30 வருட காலமாகப் பயன்படுத்தி வருகின்றனர். சோஜெ லா சாமானியரோ அல்லது சாதாரண துறவியோ அல்ல. இவர் க்யாப்ஜே த்ரிஜாங் ரின்போச்சே, க்யாப்ஜெ டோமோ கேஷே ரின்போச்சே ஆகிய இருவராலும் தனிப்பட்ட முறையில் சிறப்பாக பயிற்சியளிக்கப்பட்டவர். க்யாப்ஜெ ரின்போச்சே அவர்களால் 40 வருடங்களுக்கு முன்னாலேயே அதிகாரப்பூர்வ கணிப்பாளராக நியமிக்கப்பட்டவர். சிறப்பான வணக்கத்திற்குரிய லாமாவால் சிறந்த பயிற்சியளிக்கப்பட்டு, தடைகள் நீக்கப்பட்டு 7 தர்மா காவலர்களை அருள் வழி தொடர்பு கொள்ளுமாறு உருவாக்கினர். சோஜெ லா செர மே மடத்தில் உருவாக்கப்பட்டவர். இப்பொழுது செர்பொம் மடத்தைச் சார்ந்திருக்கிறார். மூன்று வருடத்திற்கு முன் அக்டோபர் 2011 இறுதி வரை சோஜெ லாவுடன் எனக்கு நல்ல அறிமுகமோ அல்லது நெருங்கிய நட்போ கிடையாது. திசெம் ரின்போச்சே
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 11:47 PM
    REAL Ghosts Stories

    I thought this episode would be tacky. You know, as the stars are famous, people would like to see them again, maybe even as ghosts, so the ‘natural’ progression is that they are ghosts now..and they have been seen…how tabloid. Very fifteen minutes in the limelight for seeing a FAMOUS GHOST.

    Hmmm, find out if this is so here: http://bit.ly/GhostStoriesReal
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 11:43 PM
    Making Offerings to Shar Gaden Monastery

    A few months back, Beng Kooi arranged for these statues to be safely shipped to India, and also arranged for 29 pilgrims to join the pilgrimage to Gaden Monastery so they may be part of the offering ceremony on my behalf. Beng Kooi is truly a wonderful and sincere person, she works so hard and expects nothing in return and very trustworthy with her work. I was wondering why Beng Kooi was rushing to offer the statues to the monastery early October 2014, and she told me it was because she wanted to make the offerings before my 49th Birthday which is my obstacle year… she hopes by making these offerings, it would clear some of the obstacles to my long life… I thought how thoughtful and auspicious.

    Read more of this: http://bit.ly/MakingOfferings
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 08:13 PM
    Look at beautiful pictures of mountains and lakes are Rinpoche past times since young. Ever since then Rinpoche dream to stay near a lake or river with mountains and forests…..a home call home do intense practice. As Rinpoche ‘s promise to his Gurus , Rinpoche will carry on whatever happened. Reading this post of Rinpoche’s thought , longing and loneliness , I have a sense of loneliness as well but it different from Rinpoche. I do feel peaceful and the quiet environment, breathing fresh air up in the mountains. Spending some time alone with nature and broaden my views. The beauty of nature can have a long effect on how we look at things. Rinpoche journey is truly inspiring and I wish Rinpoche ‘s dream will materialise soon. I will do my best to learn as much as I could, and practice dharma, which I have learned from scratch, nothing to something , I do truly appreciate so much with folded hands.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing your thoughts with us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/my-loneliness-and-longings.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 08:12 PM
    Due to the unethical ban on Dorje Shugden practice, Dorje Shugden practitioners, non practitioners and many more had suffered mentally , abuses , discriminations , violence, public services denied and so forth. Sadly all because of the Tibetan leadership , families were torn apart, monasteries divided . The Tibetan Leadership has mixed politics with religion . Should not have happened.
    With all these simple memes , hopeful more people will get a better understand and truth of this Dorje Shugden controversy.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. May the Dorje Shugden ‘s ban will be lifted soon.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/how-shall-i-hate-you-today.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 04:27 PM
    It is amazing that a cat can understand the rules that were told and abided by it. Even though the cat cannot chant but it just stays quietly, listening to the chanting and staring at the Buddha statue with full respect. The cat follows the vegetarian diet and refuses to eat meat.

    This cat must have a very strong imprint that it follows the monastic rule and so insistent on paying the homage to the Buddha. It must have been a Dharma practitioner before but due to its karma, it took rebirth in the three lower realm. Hopefully, after the cat dies, it will take rebirth as a human and continue to practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/vegetarian-cat-in-south-korea.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 12:22 AM
    When I was young, my parents used to bring me to the circus. I liked to go because there were animals that can do various tricks and I was totally amazed by what they can do. At that time, I found it to be very entertaining.

    Now that I know how the animals are trained to do the tricks, it bothers me a lot. It was out of ignorance that I found the circus to be entertaining. I will never go to the circus again.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/if-you-enjoy-circuses-must-see-this.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 05:16 PM
    The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden

    Wow, this article has over 500K readers! Find out what are they reading about. Who is this The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and how is he connected to Dorje Shugden.

    http://bit.ly/ZhabdrungRinpoche4th
  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 04:08 PM
    Many people like animals and love them unconditionally. Instead of buying animals, we should adopt one from the shelter. Each year, millions and millions of stray or abandoned dogs and cats are put to sleep because no one wants to adopt them.

    One reason not to buy dogs from a pet shop is because very often these puppies are bred from the puppy mill. Most puppy mills keep the mother dogs in the cage all year round, they are filthy and some exhibit strange behaviour due to stress. If people stop buying puppies from the puppy mills, fewer animals will suffer.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/give-them-a-home.html
  • Pastor Lanse
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 01:21 PM
    明辨是非——13段影片厘清针对多杰雄登护法的偏见和误解

    这系列视频的方便之处在于它们明确地针对有关多杰雄登禁令的相关疑问提供了答案。有兴趣对禁令做进一步了解的人能直接很省时省力地根据自己的疑问得到答案。记得最初研究禁令问题时,我翻遍互联网都看不到合理的解释,虽然网路上有一些零星的评论,但若不是亲达赖尊者反雄登的,就是亲雄登反达赖尊者的,两者的说法都太过牵强,缺乏客观论证,让人难以认同。现在有了这些客观论证的视频,我们要跟任何人解释多杰雄登问题就容易多了。

    https://bit.ly/2K8bb8D

  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 11:51 AM
    I have learned so much about the iconography of Buddhas from Rinpoche’s blog and I can understand now why we have to learn about the iconography. If we don’t know about the iconography, making offering to a Buddha becomes worshipping an idol. If we don’t learn about the iconography of Buddhas, we may reject the practice due to our ignorance. For example, if we learn the iconography of Vajrayogini, we will have doubt why a Buddha is naked and looks wrathful.

    Once we learn about the iconography of Buddhas, we will appreciate the manifestation of Buddhas in a certain form. When we share the knowledge we have learned, we can help others to clear their doubts and give them confidence in Buddhism too. When we learn more, we can benefit ourselves and others.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/facebook-question-why-is-lama-tsongkhapas-hat-yellow.html
  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 11:49 AM
    It is very nice to know the army is open for religion practice and Buddhism is benefitting them. Life as an army is not easy and it is stressful. One of the ways to reduce stress is to meditate. Meditation is one of the practices in Buddhism and it is proven to be effective in calming people’s mind.

    In some countries, meditation is taught to the children at school to help them calm their mind and control their behaviour. It is said that children who meditate are calmer and are able to manage their emotion better. Some prisoners are also learning how to meditate to help them control themselves.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/buddhist-chaplains-in-the-us-army.html

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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
3 months ago
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
3 months ago
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
4 months ago
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
4 months ago
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
4 months ago
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
4 months ago
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
4 months ago
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
4 months ago
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
4 months ago
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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The children were so excited to wait for the next quiz question. Lin Mun KSDS
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The children were so excited to wait for the next quiz question. Lin Mun KSDS
Children will do prostration and recite Manjushri mantra before start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children will do prostration and recite Manjushri mantra before start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Participants were so attentive when colouring tsa tsa. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Participants were so attentive when colouring tsa tsa. Lin Mun KSDS
Maya painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa at the kid’s corner during Wesak day. Lin Mun KSDS
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Maya painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa at the kid’s corner during Wesak day. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Family visiting KFR on the auspicious Wesak Day. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Family visiting KFR on the auspicious Wesak Day. Lin Mun KSDS
Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
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Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
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Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
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“Be kind to animals.” Let your kids join the monthly Animal Liberation at Kechara House, Sunwaymas.
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Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
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Encourage the kids to express their feelings and at the same instill the dharma to them. Alice, KSDS
Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
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Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Student do full prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wen Yue led students to do key chain as part of art and craft activity. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- close bonding during WOAH camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Teenage dharma class in Kechara House . Lin Mun KSDS
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Teenage dharma class in Kechara House . Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity, calligraphy with best wishes words. Lin Mun KSDS
KISG has been performing White Tara and Dorje Shugden puja for 4 consecutive nights. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has been performing White Tara and Dorje Shugden puja for 4 consecutive nights. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG members travelled to KFR for Ullambana today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG members travelled to KFR for Ullambana today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
After the Bird Liberation, we proceeded with Dorje Shugden puja. Just before we started our puja, Pastor Patsy gave us a short Dharma Sharing. Pastor spoke about Dharma practice in these days and reminded us to always keep our samaya with Guru intact. To honour our promises, reduce our worldly activities and practice Dharma strongly. Thank you Pastor for the valuable advice~Jacinta, KPSG
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After the Bird Liberation, we proceeded with Dorje Shugden puja. Just before we started our puja, Pastor Patsy gave us a short Dharma Sharing. Pastor spoke about Dharma practice in these days and reminded us to always keep our samaya with Guru intact. To honour our promises, reduce our worldly activities and practice Dharma strongly. Thank you Pastor for the valuable advice~Jacinta, KPSG
We chanted Medicine Buddha's mantra before we blessed them. May they be connected with Buddha always. ~Jacinta , monthly Bird Liberation Kechara Penang Study Group
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We chanted Medicine Buddha's mantra before we blessed them. May they be connected with Buddha always. ~Jacinta , monthly Bird Liberation Kechara Penang Study Group
Special thanks to Linny Neoh and her friend for joining our Kechara Penang Study Group Bird Liberation. ~Jacinta, KPSG
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Special thanks to Linny Neoh and her friend for joining our Kechara Penang Study Group Bird Liberation. ~Jacinta, KPSG
Birds were blessed before their departure to freedom. They deserved love & freedom too ~Jacinta,KPSG
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Birds were blessed before their departure to freedom. They deserved love & freedom too ~Jacinta,KPSG
Pastor Patsy giving explanation during Bird Liberation event. Kechara Penang Study Group's monthly bird liberation - Jacinta
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Pastor Patsy giving explanation during Bird Liberation event. Kechara Penang Study Group's monthly bird liberation - Jacinta
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