SETRAP Prayer composed by Tsem Rinpoche

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Sep 7, 2012

Setrap

 

Invoking Protection and Blessings

A Prayer to Setrap
Composed by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche

 

Among many worlds, realms and dimensions

Abide countless awakened beings, enlightened masters

And those we call upon as having full omniscience.

无数觉皇明师大罗住

无量世界境域或空间

圆满具足觉智我召请

 

From among these beings, we request Setrap,

The Cosmic Warrior who rides on a gallant horse,

Traversing the winds of karma and

Galloping across various dimensions sans creation,

To come to this place at this time.

伟大宇宙将军金甲衣

护法身骑梭马渡业风

奔腾超越空间与诸相

一心至诚祈请汝来临

 

Setrap, Your appearance is that of a powerful, strong, divine General

Although Your heart abides in complete compassion.

Your fierce appearance is only to grant protection and

Dispel those who would be harmers.

Please abide here with me now.

身虽显现威猛神圣将

怒面为除障碍并守护

心识常住悲悯不动摇

金甲衣护法请降临此

 

I offer You a libation of incense and flowers,

And pure water and teas and all that is wonderful,

Free of attachments, that exists in the universe, actual and visualised.

Please partake of the libation of tea

And the various other sensory offerings I have placed

In order for me to make a strong affinity with You. (x3)

微妙香花净水及山茗

陈实观想离执供养品

祈请护法纳受妙欲供

为求护法结盟善缘增 (x3)

 

Regrets, mistakes and deeds done of ignorance

Which may haunt my mind bringing self-doubt and remorse,

I ask You to cleanse as I have learnt and progressed.

May they not bear unwanted sorrows.

令生起自疑自卑之心

无明所造过失今悔过

肯祈汝洗涤罪垢增进

令得罪根清净无悲伤

 

My body, environment, mind

Are subject to fears, self-ridicule, pain, degeneration,

Illness, old age, spiritual and psychic pollutions.

It all arises from grasping at an illusionary ego

Which clouds our perceptions.

行者身、心识、境尽所生

恐惧、自辱、老化诸痛苦

乃由执著于虚幻自我

掩盖世上一切外见相

 

Great Cosmic Warrior Setrap!

Send forth unlimited rays of purifying light, entering my body,

Clearing me of disease and fears,

And granting me light, love, freedom and compassion.

伟大宇宙金甲衣大将

愿放无量息灾清净光

消除病疫恐惧入我身

赐于慈悲仁爱自由光

 

Cosmic Being, who travels existence in a single instant,

I request You to abide in this place, in this house,

In this abode, in this land, in this area and in my heart.

May no negative forces or legions of harm and damage enter.

一时游历世界宇宙尊

祈请安住此处此家宅

安立居处、土地、内心处

愿无灾害、障难、可侵入

 

Please grant Your sacred diamond-like* protection,

That is immovable, indestructible and unassailable,

To my environment and to the beings therein –

I request of You.

金刚维护不动不坏力

祈求赐予金刚守护力

加持境内清净护众生

 

Grant us protection, blessings,

Together with signs and auspicious dreams

Of Your holy presence in this abode.

守护加持征兆吉祥梦

圣驾此处请于惠赐我

 

May our works, our lives, our bounty increase,

So that we may be of service to others.

May everyone who abides in this abode

Have bountiful growth, prosperity

And spiritual, along with worldly wealth, if it suits them.

祈愿事业、生命、利益增

另我等得为他人服务

祈愿居此处者内外利益增

依其身心得内外福具

 

Whenever I travel, am at home, working or in various activities,

Please grant thorough protection,

Like a body followed by its shadow,

To never be separated from You and Your cosmic emanations.

**May You, and all holy and divine and powerful

That abide in Your sacred, ruby-like mandala also bless us.

行住坐卧、事务、事业中

如影随形守护大加持

 

May my channels, my pathways, chakras

And every single ligament, bone, artery, muscle and fibre

In my body be blessed.

May all my chakras open,

Be healed, be filled with light and be unobstructed

So that I may gain the divine, compassion, wisdom,

Skillful means and full omniscience, just like Yourself.

愿护法加持气脉明点

身内韧带骨骼血管肌

七重密轮治愈令得开

密轮充满光明无障碍

成就洁圣慈悲智慧及

如同护法善巧觉悟地

 

I dedicate my prayers and my solicitations to You

That the world may be at peace,

All countries may have harmony.

May all the animals be safe, the waters be clear,

The environment become pure.

May all leaders decide for the benefit of others,

May all citizens have more concern for their neighbours than themselves,

May all that exists always abide in light, life and happiness

And our planet and all planets be safe.

以此祈愿祷告回向汝

并祈世界和平国泰安

动物安和水清世境净

愿诸国领袖为民着想

国民为利邻人少自利

有情安住光明乐自在

地球诸星安顺无灾损

 

I now chant Your sacred mantra,

Which are the sounds of power, compassion, skillful means,

Healing, meditation and wisdom.

治愈、禅定、智慧方便力

慈悲、善巧、圆满之音声

我今念诵护法神圣咒

 

And as I chant and recite Your holy mantra

May the reverberations and vibrations of the mantra

Pervade my body, my mind, my soul,

And everyone that I love,

May it even pervade those I view as enemies,

Be filled with love, light, forgiveness, protection

Growth, awareness and Enlightenment.

持汝神圣咒语之回响

充满身心口意及所爱

视如怨敌者亦得加持

充满慈爱、光明及饶恕

守护觉智内外令增长

并得成就无上佛陀境

 

Setrap, I keep You close to my heart

Grant me full protection from all that may be harmful

To me, my work, loved ones, environment

And especially my Enlightenment.

我当金甲衣安住心中

惠赐我等亲眷事业等

得汝守护力远离诸难

并得之直至成佛陀境

 

Setrap’s mantra  金甲衣护法心咒:

OM MA-HA YAK-CHA TSA SO-HA

(Recite daily 7 times, 21 times or more, depending on your time and schedule. Of course, the more the better.)

 

Colophon: At the request of Ms. Anne Jones, this prayer was composed by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche on 18 August 2012, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the protection and blessings of all spiritual practitioners.

© Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Notes:

*In this case, diamonds represent indestructibility.

**Within Setrap’s sacred space abide a multitude of holy, awakened Beings and assistants, angels, dakinis and dakas. We are requesting all their blessings.

 


 

A brief description of Setrap:

· The red colour of Setrap’s body symbolises control over one’s inner and outer environments.

· The overbite of the lower-lip symbolises control of one’s faculties.

· Setrap has three luminous, penetrating eyes that represent seeing into the phenomena of the past, present and future, unobstructedly.

· His right hand raises a divine cudgel representing the elimination of our obstacles, pains, guilt and troubles.

· The left hand holds a lasso bound to a ‘human’; the binding of this ‘human’ represents the binding of all of our fears, destructive attitudes, self-created delusions and demons.

· He wears the armaments of a ‘leather cuirass’ likened to when we go into battle and wear armaments to protect ourselves; this represents that Setrap has incredible protective abilities for us.

· The psychic flames which arise from every pore of His body symbolise that wherever He abides, there is an impenetrable force of protection.

· The horse He rides is not a physical animal but an avatar of His mind, representing swiftness in fulfilling our spiritual quests.

· The diadem of ‘skulls’ is a reminder of the fallacious notion of permanency and the ever-present spectre of our own demise; hence, it reminds us to put full energy into our spiritual growth. This diadem of ‘skulls’ also symbolises that He will benefit the dearly departed when we pray for them.

· The five victory flags mounted on His helmet represents generosity, contentment, wisdom, stability and growth.

 


 

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Vajrasecrets, Dharmapala Lord Setrap (Chinese) – Available in Kechara Paradise outlets

Vajrasecrets, Setrap Box Set (Chinese) – http://www.vajrasecrets.com/setrap-boxset-chinese

Vajrasecrets, Setrap Box Set (English) – http://www.vajrasecrets.com/setrap-box-set-english

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  1. Jacinta Goh on Dec 7, 2016 at 7:53 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you very much for the condensed prayer to Dharmapala Setrap. I have recited it once. May whoever recite this with faith will gain the necessay conditions to practice Dharma.

    Thank you.

  2. Samfoonheei on Nov 16, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    Beautiful & powerful Dharmapala Setrap prayer……Thank you Rinpoche for composing this prayer for us. Simple,easy and meaningful to follow.
    A brief description of Setrap explained by Rinpoche was clear for us to understand better .

  3. Edwin Tan on Oct 19, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    Very beautiful prayers…

    Thank you Rinpoche.

  4. Hee TS on Oct 19, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    感谢仁波切與我們提示金甲衣護法祈禱版本。即使這祈祷文濃缩但卻清楚易明的,每一個词句確實有深意,正確的動機和思路清晰的佛法修持。我相信,如理修持背誦此禱文,尤是對上師的绝对依止心及護法的信任心,這將幫助我们清除障礙,使我們的心識平稳走向證悟,这也是我們真正迫卻需要的。

  5. Pee Bee Chong on Oct 18, 2014 at 10:22 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing. Could I do Serkyem or Golden Drink offering in Setrap Condensed prayer? Thank you

  6. Choo Weng Loong on Oct 17, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    first time i see this short prayer to lord Setrap , much faster than the normal Setrap , thank you Rinpoche very much for sharing

  7. Marcus Liew on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Thanks for the sharing.
    may the merits gained share with all beings

  8. Chandra Golay on Feb 20, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    What a lovely set of phrases to invoke upon the Dharmapala Setrap. I find the prayers nice to recite and to understand. I would like to include this in my prayers.

    Thank you Rinpoche.

  9. So Eileen on Feb 6, 2013 at 1:25 am

    Thank you from the bottom of my heart for this very special Setrap prayer in English. Its like the Universe send me this sign at the very moment i need protection in life. Thank you!

  10. Venix on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche,

    Thank you very much Tsem Rinpoche. SETRAP Prayer has benefits me and it helps me to clear my obstacles and negative thoughts. I will continue my practice in order to bless everyone around me. Thanks.

    regards,
    Venix

  11. Felix Kong on Dec 11, 2012 at 3:22 am

    Really appreciate Rinpoche to share the Protector Lord Setrap. Setrap is really powerful protector, can protect us immediately whenever and wherever . Also can clear our obstacles and troubles.

    i really love Setrap and share to anyone who surrounding us.

  12. Janice Kwok on Oct 23, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you for composing this special prayer. I will print and share with all Setrap Puja attendees at Viva Home. This special prayer is easy to follow, understand and relate to their daily lives. Many of the attendees have commented they have benefitted from the Setrap puja and mantras and they have helped to bring their family and friends to attend. Its v rewarding to see them able to share this benefit quickly.

  13. Lester on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:08 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for composing this wonderful prayer! I wonder if it can be employed as a mini Setrap tea offering rite? Thanks again.

  14. Anne Jones on Sep 18, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Dear Rinpoche and followers. I cannot thank you enough for introducing Setrap to me. He has kept me safe from not inconsiderable negative and psychic attack. I have now shared the sacred mantras and prayers with hundreds of people all over the world. There are many in Norway, UK, USA, South Africa, Australia and more who are getting the benefit of his protection. I am inundated with thanks and gratitude for sharing these powerful prayers. We all have busy lives, we have much to challenge us in these turbulent days and knowing that we can trust our spiritual protection and wellbeing to such an eminent and powerful being of light is such a relief, leaving us to get on with our purpose and work. So a huge thank you and much gratitude. Anne Jones. annejones.org.

  15. kenny wong on Sep 18, 2012 at 2:17 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you for giving us another beautiful composition of Dharmapala Setrap’s prayer. I have already started doing it in my office as part of my daily prayers.. very deep and meaningful.

  16. jamiekhoo on Sep 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    Dear all,
    I’d like to share a very happy, lovely update with everyone. One of my friends, Anne Jones, an international author and new-age healer, has been incorporating this very same prayer into her workshops, seminars and e-courses on healing and protection. She is bringing Setrap to thousands of people through her books and workshops, introducing him as a very powerful practice of protection and healing. Since receiving a copy of the prayer, she has brought it out to people all over England, Norway and is now preparing to go into Africa. She also does teaching courses around Asia (Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan) and South America – so Setrap is going global now!

    I was very very fortunate to be there with Rinpoche as he composed this prayer very spontaneously. He composed every line based upon traditional sources and rituals. As such, the prayer is very complete and contains all the elements of a traditional kangsol (rituals and prayers to Dharma protectors) including invocation, praises, confession/regret, making offerings and the requests for protection.

    as such, this is a prayer that you can introduce to friends who are very, very new to Dharma and perhaps are not so familiar with the rituals yet. Instead of doing the traditional serkym prayers, they can simply offer a cup of drink here in this version of the prayers, which is of course, much more convenient for beginners.

    Happy prayers to all!

    • Keb on Apr 17, 2017 at 3:28 pm

      Hi
      Do we need oral transmission or initiation to do the Setrap prayers composed by Tsem impinge?

      Regards
      Ken

      • Ken on Apr 17, 2017 at 3:31 pm

        Sorry Meant to type Tsem rinpoche.

      • Pastor Niral Patel on Apr 22, 2017 at 11:29 pm

        Dear Keb,

        This prayer does not require any special kind of initiation or transmission to practice. It was composed by His Eminence specifically for anyone to be able to practice it. Even the Setrap prayers we recite at Kechara House every week, and are available to invite as a part of a box set here: http://www.vajrasecrets.com/setrap-box-set-english, do not require the initiation. Setrap’s practice can be engaged by anyone.

        Thank you,
        Pastor Niral

        • Ken on Apr 22, 2017 at 11:38 pm

          Dear Pastor Moral
          Thank you for the information.

          Regards
          Ken

        • Ken on Apr 22, 2017 at 11:39 pm

          Dear Pator Niral,
          Thank you for the information.

          Regards
          Ken

  17. Rena Wong on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you very much for this beautiful & powerful Dharmapala Setrap prayer. Setrap prayer has help me during difficult moments of my life. Setrap is very powerful to remove obstacles and has shown me the way to overcome problems. I hope more people will come to know & practice Setrap prayer . May all be blessed by Dharmapala Setrap protection.

    With folded hands-in prayer
    Rena

  18. abby F on Sep 13, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    We are luck to have a Protector in our lives. Protector Setrap cares us like our mothers, help us in every way, protect us every moment, until we get enlightened. Protector and Guru are one. May those without Protector and Guru find their own. May every sentient beings especially those who is in pain and fear get protection and help from Protector Setrap!

  19. patsy on Sep 12, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for composing such a beautiful prayer and creating the cause for us to be connected to Lord Setrap!

  20. Su Ming on Sep 11, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    This praise was composed by Rinpoche himself 2 to 3 weeks ago. I was indeed very fortunate to be there as Rinpoche read it out and got the Chinese team to translate. I have referred this prayers to a few of our members. It is condense and easy to do.

  21. EricLee KHJB on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:59 am

    谢谢仁波切在一次为我们抽出那么宝贵的时间,编写了这一篇有关金甲衣护法的祈愿文,以便让更多的人能够得到金甲衣护法的庇佑,去除所以六道众生的障碍,能让许多的人,离苦得乐。

  22. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    The dharma protectors are truly a compassionate lot, always heearing our non stop prayers and wants and needs, and not getting angry in an unenlightened manner. Imagine people asking for all kinds of request day and night wanting to get this or that, and not losing one’s cool across the universe.

  23. grace (KSJC) on Sep 10, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the Setrap Practice, it was powerful and beneficial for clearing our obstacles.It make us have clear picture on visualization of Setrap image when we chanting .

    • Grace Leu ( KHJB) on Oct 20, 2014 at 5:06 pm

      I still felt the fortunate to meet Rinpoche and received Lord Setrap practice from Rinpoche. It totally change my life in term of when I have difficulty, I don’t felt so in fear and lost way, I strongly felt the protection of Lord Setrap since many years. I will move on by transformation my mindset, I know Setrap and Rinpoche are there to bless me.

  24. Lim (KH JB) on Sep 10, 2012 at 12:46 am

    Thanks Rinpoche to take ur time to compose a new Setrap prayer for us and i feel that this prayer become more closely and suitable for this timing.

    May more and more peoples may connected to Setrap…

  25. Sheryl KH (JB) on Sep 9, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for taking your precious time to compose this prayer and share with us here.

    This prayer is more contemporary and is so closer to our hearts. It is meaningful and is worth our time to ponder over the contents time and again.

    I agree with Carmen that not many ppl can compose sacred prayer like this. For this prayer especially, only those with strong affinity with Lord Setrap such as Rinpoche can do so.

    Thank you Rinpoche once again for composing this prayer for our benefits.

  26. tfreon on Sep 9, 2012 at 12:51 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you for this beautiful prayer.
    The explanation on Setrap make me feel more close to Setrap and felt for Setrap’s Compassion and wisdom.

    Thank you
    With Holded Hand

  27. Sofi on Sep 8, 2012 at 11:27 pm

    Wow, as I read Rinpoche’s composure to Lord Setrap, I could feel the energy at the back of my head. Imagined or not, this is a beautiful prayer that brings instant connection to our modern times and understanding, especially the confession part and request for blessings. It takes deep understanding, connection and visualization to be able to write this meaningful prayer to Lord Setrap. I thank Rinpoche for your compassion to always help us in ways to deepen our connection to the Buddhas. With folded hands, Sofi.

  28. DR on Sep 8, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    A beautiful prayer complete with praises and request. A protector of Gaden Shartse, propitiated by 1,200 monks daily. How fortunate we are to be able to even recite his name. We would never even have heard of him if Rinpoche had not brought him to us. Thank you Rinpcohe.

  29. Low ksjc on Sep 8, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing your version of Setrap prayer with us. Even tough the prayer is condense, it is very clear that, every verse that was written indeed have a profound meaning to life with correct motivation and the right view for the correct path to dharma practice.I sincerely believe that by reciting this prayer,it would help anyone who practice it ,to clear our obstacles and lead us to the correct path of thought transformation which we truly in need now..

  30. Sabina G. on Sep 8, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    This is extremely beautiful! Thank You so much Rinpoche!

  31. Uncle Eddie on Sep 8, 2012 at 11:38 am

    Our Protector Lord Setrap, though appears to us with a wrathful and fierce countenance, this fury is not directed towards any beings, but aimed instead at destroying our inner and secret negative defilements of attachment, anger, ignorance and our self-cherising attitudes which bring us so much sufferings. Protector Lord setrap is actually an emanation of Buddha Amitaba, who acts with compassion and objectless equanmity towards all beings, and said to cherish all beings above himself. Dharmapala Setrap has been the enlightened Dharma protector for the illustrious Gaden Shartse Monastry for 600 years. Thank you Rinpoche for your endless compassion, care and love, and for your beautiful Setrap prayer too, illustrated herewith for the benefit of all spiritual practitioners.

  32. Carmen on Sep 8, 2012 at 12:39 am

    What a completely beautiful composition put together with peaceful and serene words. Thank you for this, Rinpoche!

    I was thinking about it and realised not any Tom, Dick and Harry can compose a prayer to Dharmapala Setrap just like that. It shows what capabilities, qualities and attainments Rinpoche has, and how fortunate we are to have a high lama of Rinpoche’s calibre to be walking amongst us in today’s society.

    Love,
    Carmen

  33. benji on Sep 7, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    Thank you very much Rinpoche. The prayers you compose are always beautiful – so clear and easy to follow. They are always so meaningful and inspiring! It is like you know our innermost fears, pain and yearnings! Then you lead us to pray to transcend the mundane. i also love to read from the prayer cards you composed years ago – i love reading the prayer to holy Vajrayogini! THANK YOU again Rinpoche!

  34. benji on Sep 7, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    Thank you very much Rinpoche. The prayers you compose are always so beautiful – so meaningfuland inspiring! It is like you just know our innermost pain, fears and yearnings! Then you lead us to transcend the mundane. i also enjoy reading from the prayer cards you wrote quite sometime ago – i love reading the prayer to holy Vajrayogini. Thak you again Rinpoche!

  35. JP Lim on Sep 7, 2012 at 9:36 am

    Thank you so much Rinpoche

  36. sweekeong on Sep 7, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Very beautiful prayer for clearing our negative thoughts, attitude, and developing good thoughts for others. I like this very much.

    May our works, our lives, our bounty increase,
    So that we may be of service to others.
    May everyone who abides in this abode
    Have bountiful growth, prosperity
    And spiritual, along with worldly wealth, if it suits them.

  37. Andrew Chiam on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for the Setrap Condensed prayer. Very powerful and beneficial indeed. Thanks You so much for the kind sharing.

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  • Sofi
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 08:18 PM
    Mokele-Mbembe: The Last Living Dinosaur | 摩克拉姆贝贝: 地球上仅存的恐龙

    Dinosaur still in existence? This creature has been a mystery until current times where many search parties still had no luck in finding the truth of them.

    Read more here and share with us what you think: http://bit.ly/MokeleMbembe
  • Sofi
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 07:56 PM
    Mount Wutai – The Earthly Abode of Lord Manjushri

    Of the places on this earth that Manjushri chooses to reside on, Wu Tai Shan has been closely associated with his beneficial wisdom energy for centuries. Hundreds and thousands of practitioners have made their way there to engage in practices. Everyone in their lifetime should do their best to go on pilgrimage to this holy abode of the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri, and to request Lord Manjushri’s blessings in their practice.

    Read more on this holy pilgrimage place here: http://bit.ly/MountWutai
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:58 PM
    A few years ago, I think in 2005, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche and a few of us went to Kathmandu, Nepal to buy Buddha statues for our outlets in Malaysia, it was around July and it was a rainy season in Nepal, so it rained almost daily during the daytime and it made the shopping trip somewhat troublesome, because the statue shops in Nepal are mostly in Boudanath and it was not a covered shopping mall, you have to go from shop to shop in the rain. We were staying in Hyatt Regency Kathmandu then and it was raining quite heavily as we were waiting at the lobby for the taxis to bring us to Boudanath, Rinpoche commented that it was another tiresome rainy day, and he said to us “You guys wait here, I am going to talk to my friends”, then Rinpoche left the seat, walked towards the hotel entrance, and start staring at the gloomy sky while mumbling something. The few of us who looked at each other, and all turned to stared at Rinpoche, this lasted for about 5 minutes, then Rinpoche walked back to us and said “It’s ok now, I just talked to them and they are OK with it, we can leave soon.” True enough, in about 5 minutes, the downpour turned into drizzle, and we hopped into the taxis, by the time the taxis were speeding along the bustling streets of Kathmandu, the rain stopped completely.

    http://bit.ly/2m9CLIr
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:48 PM
    This is a warehouse full of Buddhist and non-Buddhist items, it is huge, but it is not the merchandise for any online shop, these are GIFTS, to be given out for free, these are His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s gifts to the world.

    Tsem Rinpoche first came to Malaysia 23 years ago, with only two suitcases of his monk robes, toiletries, Dharma books, and some protection chakras and talisman to give away to people, that’s all, no sponsor, no friends, no …students, no nothing. But Rinpoche has Dharma knowledge, kindness and compassion, and generosity, and he always gives, in the beginning he could only afford to give away Dharma books, protection talisman, “cheap” plastic Buddha statues to people that he met, but he continued to give, as much as he could, no matter how little he had.

    Read more about Rinpoche’s warehouse at http://bit.ly/2l01e2J
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:40 PM
    Rinpoche has been consistently assisting the underprivileged even at a time when he himself did not have very much. In Gaden Monastery, Rinpoche was well known to visit elderly Tibetan laypeople who were without families, to bring them food, gifts and spend some time with them. Rinpoche also raised funds for various social welfare initiatives, for example the Gaden Shartse Clinic as well as this community hall and nursery school in the local Tibetan refugee settlement who erected a sign as a token of appreciation for Rinpoche’s assistance.

    Read more about how Rinpoche helps people around him at http://bit.ly/2kNHIXq
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:16 PM
    Over the years, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche has been to many hospitals, doing prayers, performing rituals, giving comfort to the sick, and relieving the worries of the families. The ones on the sick bed could be babies… born with defective organs desperately needing operation, young children, adult men and women with all sorts of illnesses, and dying old people.

    Rinpoche is clairvoyant to know whether the person on the sick bed is going to survive or not, so the prayers and rituals that Rinpoche performs varies based on that.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2m2cLio
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:12 PM
    Below is a real incident recounted by Casteven Lim:

    One day in June of 2013, I was driving along the North-South Highway of Malaysia, suddenly it rained heavily and I lost control of my car. The car skidded and started spinning furiously and I quickly prayed to my guru His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche for help and recited Dorje Shugden’s mantra OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA.

    Despite my effort to hold on to the steering wheel, the car continued spinning three times horizontally and was almost in a low-flight state, until the car hit the side railing and stopped.

    Read more on how Casteven Lim being saved by Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/2kwQN6I

  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:00 PM
    As more people are aware of how animals are cruelly killed, how much resources are wasted to keep the animals, more people have made a choice to change to a vegan diet. Another reason is that people are also more aware of how meat is harmful to our health.

    It is nice to know a supermarket that specialises in vegan products has opened its door to give people a healthier choice. Not only more supermarkets like this are opening, but more companies are also investing in producing plant-based products to replace meat. Some of the plant-based products have a texture and even a taste of meat. This will entice people to change their diet.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/vegan-supermarket.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:47 AM
    Even though it’s an old post, yet its definitely a great news . Official notice dated February 19, 2014, “TSEM RINPOCHE FOUNDATION,INC” were approved by the US government. Wow…..a happy and joyful news for Rinpoche and everyone at that moment.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and those beautiful pictures. Wow….loving shrine back then.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/good-news.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:47 AM
    Interesting article of Hecate, is a goddess in ancient Greek religion and mythology. Have seen pictures of this so called Hecate but do not understand much of it till I came across this article. Known to be the goddess of magic, witchcraft, the creatures of the night, moon and ghosts. Recording to legends she was the only child of the Titanes Perses and Asteria from whom she received her power over heaven, earth, and sea. She is most often depicted as having three heads; one of a dog, one of a snake and one of a horse. Sound interesting to read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/hecate.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:42 AM
    Fat Monk have known differently by many Budai, Hotei or Pu-Tai is a semi-historical Chinese monk who is venerated as a deity in Chinese Buddhism and was also introduced into the Japanese Buddhist pantheon smiling or laughing, hence known the “Laughing Buddha” to many. As the folktales in Chinese Buddhism, it was believed to bring happiness to all the people around him. Fat Buddha statues comes in varies forms are popular in many Chinese homes . I love looking at laughing Buddha statues as his broad smiling face tells all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing with much insight of it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/fat-monk.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 03:40 PM
    This is a very useful teaching on how to deal with our negative emotion especially anger. Anger causes a lot of problem to us. To know if we have anger is to examine if we have patience. When we are impatience, it is a sign of anger. I never thought these two emotions are related but it actually make sense.

    When we are impatience, we cannot tolerate other people’s fault. Then we get angry with the things they do or say. Our impatience could be caused by our arrogance of thinking we are better. If we really are better, we should be patience to pass and share the knowledge with others. There might be people who have the attitude problem, but this is not something we can change. What we can change is how we feel and perceive.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/avoidance.html
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 02:15 PM
    Ram is a Nepalese staff working in Tsem Ladrang for many years. He is hardworking, friendly and polite. His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche always sees Ram as part of the big family.

    In mid-2016, Ram’s wife in Nepal who was pregnant for 7 months suddenly developed complications, she had to go for operation due to dislocation of the baby in the womb. Ram’s wife and baby were very weak and in dangerous condition, the doctor had no choice but to operate and take out the baby. The doctor …even said EITHER the wife or the baby would survive.

    Ram was very worried and informed Tsem Rinpoche immediately, Rinpoche’s divination showed that both the wife and the baby would survive, and immediately instructed pujas to be done and candles to be lit for both the wife and the baby for a few days. Rinpoche also instructed Ram to recite Dorje Shugden’s mantra strongly to pray for protection for his wife and baby.

    Read more about Ram’s wife and his baby at http://bit.ly/2krBWu8
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 02:10 PM
    Founded in 1790, Beijing (Peking) Opera has been the main form of Chinese entertainment for over 200 years. It all started when the Four Great Anhui Troupes went to Beijing to perform for the Imperial Court, with the royal families present. Although in this time and age, this beautiful national art form has to compete with blockbuster films, TV drama series, home-made internet films, MTV music videos etc …many, many people in Beijing and most parts of China still appreciate it.

    The Chinese government encourages the younger generation to participate in Beijing Opera, and like Wang Tao Yang (aka “Wonder Kid of Peking Opera”) many of the younger kids seem to have a natural ability for it.

    Read more this interesting article at http://bit.ly/2kWwobm
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 01:59 PM
    Manjushri, whose name means ‘Gentle Glory’ or ‘Sweet Splendor’ in Sanskrit; ‘Wen Shu Shi Li’ (文殊师利)in Chinese; ‘Monju Bosatsu’ in Japanese; ‘Moosoo Posal’ in Korean; ‘Jampel-yang’ in Tibetan) is one of the most important Bodhisattvas in the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions.

    Manjushri is also known as ‘Manjugosha’ (the Gentle-Voiced One); ‘manju’ refers to how the continuum of his life has been rendered ‘gentle’ by his grasp of transcendental wisdom, and ‘gosha’ refers to his perfect ability to communicate the Dharma verbally and in written form, in which he destroys illusions, delusions and ignorance that keep all sentient beings within samsara.

    Read more about Manjushri at http://bit.ly/2mpeezi

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
5 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.
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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
5 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.
5 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.
5 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
5 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
5 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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    Your Next Meal!
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    This is Daw
    This is what they do to get meat on tables, and to produce belts and jackets. Think twice before your next purchase.
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    Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
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    They do this every day!
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    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    6 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    6 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    6 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    6 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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    7 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    8 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
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    9 months ago
    Cute!
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  • Uncle Wong
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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