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詹杜固仁波切 著

1983年,当我18岁之际,我有极大的荣幸,也非常高兴能在位于洛杉矶的图登达杰林佛寺,服侍嘉杰宋金刚持长达6个月。尊贵的格西簇亲格而辛在当时是佛寺的精神导师,他邀请他的根本上师——至尊嘉杰宋仁波切前往我们的佛寺。在嘉杰宋仁波切住寺期间,我们非常有幸能从其座下接受许多传承法脉和教诲。众人深知宋仁波切的到来实属难得,所以每天都抓紧机会前去拜访宋仁波切,请仁波切打卦,指点迷津,求加持等事。

嘉杰宋仁波切的一众弟子当中,有一位居住在加利福尼亚州,名为格桑的藏人。这期间,他会前来拜见宋仁波切,有时还会帮忙做饭。有一次,格桑带着一个度母擦擦前去拜见嘉杰宋仁波切,并请宋仁波切为他开光擦擦。如此一来,他就能取回一个经过开光的擦擦。当时我偶然在房间里目睹了整个过程,宋仁波切拒绝为擦擦开光。宋仁波切说度母相没有开光的必要。然而,格桑拉坚持到底。因此,为了让他高兴,嘉杰宋仁波切还是为度母擦擦开光了。我接着询问宋仁波切为什么一开始就拒绝格桑拉的请求,宋仁波切解释道,度母相是如此殊胜、如此圣洁、如此具足功德,以至于她的身、语和意,以及任何与度母相关的东西都是如此殊胜,故而无需进一步开光。任何以度母形象所造之相都自带加持,无需开光。

至尊嘉杰宋仁波切每月都会修度母法会,更是日日诵其经。从中我发觉至尊嘉杰宋仁波切对度母怀有崇敬之心,也让我意识到度母的功德是如此不可思议。这位殊胜的佛母在至尊嘉杰宋仁波切的心中有一个特别的位置。这位佛母我们称之为度母,意为救度主。我一直对这个故事念念不忘。虽然我一直钟爱度母,对她也存有莫大的信心,但宋仁波切的言行,大大地提升了我对度母的信念。

白度母(中)呈寂静相,一面二臂,八度母围其四周。这八位度母象征救众生于八难。点击放大图片。

于过去佛之时,度母化身为一位富甲一方的国王的掌上明珠,名称慧月公主(藏语称“达娃拉姆”)。慧月公主对僧伽和佛都非常恭敬、虔诚。她不想成婚,也不想过“公主般的生活”。她为人朴实、玉貌花容、蕙质兰心、对三宝怀大虔敬心。她经常前去听佛授法,并利用她的财富,向出家二众广做供养,细心照料他们的需要。慧月公主对僧伽的照料包括在雨季时为他们提供住所,供食、僧袍和药物。无论他们需要什么,她总是尽力而为。有了父王作为后盾,慧月公主风雨不改,坚定不移的向僧伽团广做供养。

一天,当慧月公主沿着一条小路行走,路上偶遇一位年老的僧人。他并不博学,却为人真诚、持戒清净。这位老僧人对慧月公主说:“具德的公主啊,由于您有供养僧伽的善德,所以请做如是回向——来世您能得男身修行善法。因为女身不洁,故不能成就佛位。”

这位僧人所说的并非为了贬低她,或以任何方式贬低女性。这位僧人深信,因为这是那个时代的常态,而且当时的女性普遍上都被视作低人一等,而不是跟男人平起平坐。如此一来,女性的身体也必然是低人一等的,更是成就佛位的一大违缘。这种观点是当时的标准。如今,我们都知道这是邪见,我们都知道这是不对的,但这是许多古代社会在过去所持有的信仰。

听了这番话后,这位于未来化现为度母的慧月公主双手合十,恭敬地对那位年老、德高望重的僧人说道:“尊敬的僧人,您说的不对,因为圆满的佛、如来、圣者和超脱轮回者都告诉我们,男性与女性是无别的,他们都能成就佛位。在父权社会中,或许女性会因身理而有较多的违缘,但这并不意味着她是低人一等的。”于是,她在那个修行清净的老僧人面前发愿,她将以女身即世成佛,成佛后也将一直以女相示现,利乐有情众生。就在那一世,慧月公主履行了她的誓言。她精进修得无上的禅定力,最终即世成佛。

自此以后,她就成了众生所熟知的“度母”或“救度者”—— 解救众生于各种苦难之佛。究竟而言,度母救众生于八难。八难由内四难和外四难组成,其成因,源自众生不同的烦恼所致:

内四难 外四难
火难(嗔): 众生的恶行使嗔火旺炽,恶行乃无明所致。 牢狱难(贪): 吝啬被视为负面的品性。负面的品性将使我们不自主地无法行善,最终深陷于无望的轮回之中。
狮难(慢): 作为丛林之王,狮子轻视所有动物,从不听取任何劝告。这种傲慢将使我们孤立无援,一直深受无明的操纵。 水难(执): 执着就像一条狂暴奔流的河流,使我们困在轮回的激流中,并带着我们离开解脱的彼岸越来越远。
象难(愤怒): 无明就像一头喝醉了的野象。无论谁阻挡了它的去路,它都会毫不犹豫地发起攻击。 非人难(疑): 鬼魂与黑暗息息相关。同样的,疑惑在无明的黑暗中处处滋长。它让我们感到恐惧、困惑,并且阻碍我们培养一颗明净之心,也阻碍智慧的生起。
蛇难(嫉): 嫉妒像蛇一样,隐藏在无明的黑暗中。嫉妒使我们看不得别人好而毒害他人的“善”。 贼难(邪见): 小偷偷走了我们的贵重物品。同样的,邪见偷走了我们在修行上取得进步的机会。

八大难可以从好几个层面来做解读。首先,我们从外在意义开始解读:属于外难的,正如上文解释那样,它指的是有形有相的肉身与物质体验。往深一层看,内难跟我们的情绪、骄慢和情感有关。从究竟意义来看,这八大难跟密续的修持法和哲学也是息息相关。一旦我们克服这八难,我们会有所觉悟,使得我们证得佛位。

打个比方:如果你向度母祈愿,祈求度母护持,那你能免于火难,或免于跟火相关的灾难,或是被火烧。这就是使你免于外在火难的例子。你可能会想,“这年头火难什么大不了的?毕竟我们有烟雾警报器”,但在昔日的村庄里却并非如此。火难一来,它便能吞噬一切。因此,防火是一件至关重要的事。在你修度母的冥想法时,她将帮助你摧毁嗔心,因为内心的嗔怒好比烈火。度母从外在保护你免受火难伤害,更从内在保护你不受嗔怒及受嗔怒驱使的恶行所伤害。因此,度母的修持是非常圆满的,因为她能保护我们免于外、内、秘之违缘

这幅画描绘了二十一度母的法相。

如果你观察度母的法相,她拥有21种主要的法相,但实际上她的化身是无量的。在这21种法相中,你会看到各种各样的度母。堪殊仁波切赠予我的度母像,是一尊白度母。白度母有七只眼:双手和双足各具一眼,以及脸上有三只。七眼代表她能悲视六道,且能看透实相,即空性。她的每一只眼都能悲视六道中每的一道——为利乐一切有情,她解众生于苦难,护持众生,甚至能为有情而做化现。她额上多出的第三只眼,象征她已洞察娑婆轮回的实相,也意味着她已证得空性,是已成就圆满佛果、得遍知无碍力之佛。她洁白的身体象征觉者的纯洁、清净,不受娑婆轮回中的污垢染污。白度母结跏趺坐,象征她透过冥想及实修成就圆满佛位。其法相,实为鼓励我们透过实修与冥想成就悉地。白度母裸露的丰乳,象征成佛之大乐。此外,双乳也象征着哺育和养育。于是,白度母裸露的双乳象征着她会如母亲爱惜独子一样,哺育你、养育你、照看你,直到你茁壮成长,能够完全独立生活。这就意味着白度母会“哺育”你,直到你证得佛果——若你全心依止她,你能超脱轮回,不受轮回之苦

白度母顶发挽成髻,结成三个顶髻:至高之髻象征已入涅槃,不再堕轮回中。其余的头发垂落在肩膀和背部,发质直顺,呈乌黑色。这象征虽然她已成佛,但她仍不断示现于娑婆中解救众生。她住世的时间,以及跟众生之缘未尽,使得她仍能在轮回中护持众生。其发一半散落于肩背,一半挽成髻。这分别象征她能于娑婆中不断化现,以及象征她已然超脱轮回。度母身戴五饰,分别是宝冠、缨络、臂圈和脚钏。其身秀丽端庄得不可思议,于此世间,乃至整个娑婆,没有任何(美丽的女人)能与之媲美。事实上,度母之身是如此庄严,以至于其身便成了(第六件饰物)。因此,其身佩戴的五饰及其身代表(六件饰物),象征度母圆满成就六度波罗蜜。

庄严的白度母“那唐”(黑唐卡)。

波罗蜜是指圆满的善功德,是透过净障和集资而修成,也是促使修行人证得佛位的修行。六度波罗蜜包括布施、持戒、忍辱、精进、禅定和智慧。

透过修持度母法门,依止她,向她祈祷,我们可证得六度波罗蜜,因为我们是直接修六度波罗蜜。好比当我们向度母做供养时,那是布施波罗蜜;当我们冥想度母时,那是禅定波罗蜜等等。于是,透过修度母,我们就圆满了六度波罗蜜。度母是普世的,是无宗派色彩的,更不受佛教流派的影响,也没有任何的标签。度母是一位圆满觉悟的佛。任何依止她的人都将得到加持,无惧于内、外八难。除此之外,你将能够成就大、小两种层次之悉地。较小的悉地包括预知能力、自在行走、疗愈能力、制造药物和怀摄力等;而较大的悉地就包括成就大手印悉地或成就圆满佛位。

欲修度母法门无需任何灌顶。你可修这篇由一世达赖尊者所撰写的度母祈愿文。

 

白度母如意轮赞

一世达赖尊者·根敦珠巴 造

嗡!
救度轮回打来母,嘟打来者救八难,
嘟来救度诸疾病,救度母前我敬礼。

安住白莲之中央,于月轮形座垫上,
足结金刚跏趺坐,胜施母前我敬礼。

犹如皎洁秋月色,月轮为其背扆母,
一切庄严悉圆满,持乌波罗我敬礼。

年满十六韶华身,一切诸佛为其子,
具足惠施所欲身,度母尊前我敬礼。

具白色轮白色光,于八辐上安八字,
悉皆围绕之形象,具轮母前我敬礼。

圣母度母救度母,如意轮母增寿母,
今于天女前祈请,请灭寿命中断障。

解脱一切病与苦,具力圣母做护持,
一切胜共之悉地,无余于我请赐予。

凡于圣母生信者,尊常护念如爱子,
我亦至诚作祈请,以大悲钩请摄受。

天女身色如明月,具足妩媚娴静态,
美丽宝饰做庄严,妙绸天衣为下裙。

安住莲月之中央,二足金刚跏趺坐,
一面二臂熙怡颜,能生三世诸佛母。

天女尊前恒敬礼,愿成我顶如意宝,
于尊少分赞叹故,我等修习菩提时,
从今乃至菩提间,愿灭一切诸违缘,
一切顺缘悉圆满。

 

念完度母的礼赞文后,你可以持诵其短咒:

嗡、达咧、度达咧、度咧、梭哈

 

度母心咒虽短却非常有力,每个音节都有其含义:

  • “嗡” 代表度母证悟的身、语、意。
  • “达咧” 是指(度母)已解脱轮回之苦。
  • “度达咧” 是指(度母)已了脱八种怖畏(八难)。
  • “度咧” 是指(度母)以智慧从无明中解脱。此无上智能止息一切痛苦。
  • “梭哈” 意指愿此咒之义在心相续中扎根。

 

或者,你可持诵白度母长咒:

嗡、达列、嘟达列、嘟列、麻麻、阿育、布尼耶、加那、布真、咕噜耶、梭哈

 

你可以每天持诵短咒或长咒,你有选择的自由。你也可以在任何地点修持,但眼前有度母相为最好不过。度母的修持将有利于延长寿命,使我们免于八难。又或者我们想要消除某些障碍,那么度母的修持非常合适。事实上,甘丹寺、色拉寺和哲蚌寺的僧伽每天辩经前,都会先持诵度母心咒。此外,整个僧伽团每个月也会固定完成度母法会,并会透过一个叫“卓措”的法会,将朵玛供予度母。度母法门在寺院中非常普遍,因为她有求必应,而且能迅速满愿赐加持。度母与我们有非常特殊的因缘,故能利乐我们。

以上就是关于度母的讲解。圣者当中,有的修禅定修得非常如法,有的持守净戒,有的甚至是清净的比丘和比丘尼。清净的比丘和比丘尼本身就非常殊胜,他们守戒的时间越长,他们就越发殊胜,这也是我们敬重年长的比丘和比丘尼的原因。能替他们洗衣服、供养饮食、清洗座位、提包、盛水给他们饮用,满足他们作为出家众的需要,这一切都是一种荣幸。供养僧伽不只是藏传佛教的特色,这可是佛陀发起和实践的做法。于是,僧伽是我们皈依的第三宝,因为他们都是终其一生在寺院里实修教法、禅修,并且长时全心投入教法中的贤者。

没有僧伽,佛法也就无法存在;没有佛法,众生便无法成佛。于是,成佛仰赖于法,法也与僧伽相依。没有僧伽就等同于没有法,没有法就没有佛。也许有人会说,世上有着非凡的在家居士精进持守佛法。是的,他们的确可以持守教法,但他们没有创出一套可以传承教法的寺院体系,法很有可能因此失传。我们的修持法门和教法可能会消失。因此,僧团非常重要。如果僧伽都学识渊博、修法得道、训练有素,并且严谨守戒,即使他们身上的一块布都是非常殊胜的。如果我们拥有他们的头发,甚至是指甲,我们都可将其放入佛塔内作顶礼和供养。因此,能够服侍僧伽、高僧、老僧人,并对他们表示恭敬,我们的福报非常大,可说是功德无量。

尊贵的堪殊仁波切杰逊洛桑潘德

萨(东)甘丹寺有一位资历极深的老高僧,其名为堪殊仁波切杰逊洛桑潘德。他是一位学者,禅修修得极好,学识丰富,甚至精通显密二法。堪苏仁波切从西藏最伟大的上师座下获得传承法脉,其中就包括:尊贵的泽美仁波切、至尊嘉杰宋仁波切、至尊嘉杰赤江仁波切、至尊嘉杰林仁波切。他从这些博学多闻的大师那里接受了教义,而后精进实修,因此获得相当程度的成就。是什么样的成就呢?堪殊仁波切仍然是个僧人,这就意味着他已经放弃对世俗的眷恋,而弘扬佛法就是他坚守的修持。

堪殊仁波切总是欢欢喜喜的,脸带微笑且平易近人,见到任何向他请求加持或提问的人,都感到欣喜。这表示他没有我执,名副其实是个伟大的大师。我们的友谊已超过25年,他是我来自甘丹寺的朋友,为此我感到很是谦卑。同时,我非常敬重堪殊仁波切,他是夏甘丹寺(又称东甘丹寺)的第一位住持。有一年当我们的团队前往夏甘丹寺给僧众做供养时,我们有幸服侍堪殊仁波切,还带他去做了全身医疗检查,为他增添药物。为此,我们感到莫大的荣幸。也是透过这趟行程中,我的团队替我联络上了他,我们因而直接交谈,我也请他在寺院做一系列的开示。我也祈求堪殊仁波切运用他的冥想能力延长他的寿命,以继续利益众生。

堪殊洛桑潘德仁波切所送的礼物。

我很荣幸能收到堪殊仁波切送给我的礼物,那是一尊白度母像。这尊特别的度母像是取自堪殊仁波切本身的佛坛,我就是想跟所有人分享这尊加持满满的白度母像。因为首先,那可是度母!正如宋仁波切所说,若是度母之相,她本身已有加持,我们甚至无需替她“开光”;其次,她被供在一个非常殊胜的高僧的佛坛上……这尊像就这样送给了我。收到如此宝贵的礼物,我感到非常荣幸。收到如此珍贵的圣物,我无法将之留给自己供奉,并且自私地接受所有加持。因此,我将这尊加持满满的度母像供奉在克切拉智慧殿的佛坛上。我标记了她是在何时被恭送到了这里,以及这尊像的来历,也写了这篇文章解释她的殊胜之处。因此,如果有人来到克切拉禅修林,请以直线行走到这尊度母像,准备好你的哈达,然后做供养和礼拜,向度母祈祷。

我想和所有人分享这尊美丽的度母像,以及有关度母的一些历史和故事。是这份礼物启发了我这么做。愿大家都接受到度母的无量加持。我祝愿大家幸福、长寿、成功,也祝愿每个人在今生和每一个来世,都受到度母诚心的护佑。

愿吉祥。

 

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2024 11:02 AM
    That’s wonderful now we have H E Tsem Rinpoche’s short biography in Mongolian. More and more readers got to know of our Guru and Dorje Shugden. May Rinpoche’s teaching spread and reach out to those Monglians.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers team for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoches-short-biography-mongolian.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2024 10:55 AM
    H E Zava Damdin Rinpoche, is an erudite Mongolian Buddhist master within the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Zava Damdin Rinpoche was recognised as the reincarnation of one of the greatest Buddhist masters, yogis, healers, scholars and mahasiddhas in Mongolia. Zava Damdin Rinpoche is famed for his absolute guru devotion. In spite of the unlawful ban on the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden Zava Damdin Rinpoche remain devoted to the practice and has continued to see enormous growth around the world. Especially in Mongolia which has long held a strong historical and religious connection with Tibetan Buddhism. Back in 2016 H E Zava Damdin Rinpoche conferred Yamantaka initiation and Dorje Shugden sogtae . More than 10,000 ordained monks and lay people attended the initiation in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Looking at those pictures in this blog says all, all monks and lay people were so blessed indeed. It has proven that the practice of Dorje Shugden is very popular . They were more blessed and fortunate as after the initiation, they were given a ‘heart’ crystal and a chakra which were consecrated during the sogtae ceremony. They are given as a blessing and reminder of the initiate’s commitments to Dorje Shugden, and also as a symbol of Dorje Shugden’s promise to protect them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/10000-mongolians-receive-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2024 10:51 AM
    .Great research by Dr Matthew William King on Dorje Shugden . It paints a thousand words of truth where more and more people understand better of Dorje Shugden. The practice of Dorje Shugden is often associated with Lamas in the Himalayan region in Tibet.
    No doubt due the efforts of Lamas in Tibet and Lamas in Bhutan the practice was promoted. Together, these enlightened masters proliferated the practice, authoring and composing texts and prayers to invoke the blessings and protection of the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. In Mongolia, the practice’s popularity was due to Mongolia’s own lamas independently promoting and encouraging it. Mongolian lamas preserve the tradition of Dorje Shugden through active propitiation since then. The powerful Mongolian nation has indeed a long history and connection with Dorje Shugden the Powerful Protector. As expressed in the life of Venerable Choijin Lama, a State Oracle of Mongolia who took trance of Dorje Shugden among other Dharma Protectors. Interesting read of how Mongolia saved Dorje Shugden .
    Thank you Rinpoche .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/how-mongolia-saved-dorje-shugden.html

  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2024 10:49 AM
    Precious thangkas of Lama Tsongkhapa’s Life Story one must not missed. As its very rare old thangkas tells us the life story of Lama Tsongkhapa. Lama Tsongkhapa was an influential Tibetan Buddhist monk, philosopher and tantric yogi. Lama Tsongkhapa was hailed as the second Buddha by contemporary Buddhist masters of his time. Famous for reviving Buddhism in Tibet and revered for elevating the Dharma to all its present glory. . Through deep study, profound practice and high attainments, Lama Tsongkhapa led a revival of pure Buddhist teachings and distilling the best teachings. His teachings became the basis for the establishment of the Gelug monastery, a monastic institution which survives to this day.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such insightful life stories of a great Master with beautiful thangkas pictures .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/15-thangkas-of-lama-tsongkhapas-life-story.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2024 10:46 AM
    The Iceman mummy, Otzi, was discovered amidst sheets of melting ice on the border between Italy and Austria, at an altitude of 3,200 m above sea level. The 5300-year-old world’s oldest wet mummy Iceman so special as is invaluable for archaeology and as well as for medical science, genetics, biology, anthropology, and many other disciplines. The nature of his life and the circumstances of his death are the subject of much investigation. That’s interesting discovery, the clothes he wore and equipment he carried are unique.The alleged curse revolved around the deaths of several people involved with the discovery, recovery and subsequent analysis of Otzi’s body. The legend continues and these days, Otzi the Iceman rests in a refrigerated room at the South Tyrol Archaeological Museum in Bolzano, Italy. Each year thousands of visitors visited his mummified remains contained in a special cold cell at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano, Italy.
    Interesting read
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/creatures-and-monsters/the-curse-of-otzi-the-iceman.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 12. 2024 01:10 PM
    A sacred pilgrimage site for 22 centuries, this Dambulla cave is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in 1991. King Valagamba of Anuradhapura in the first century built a temple in thankful worship. Located in central Sri Lanka, the Dambulla Cave Temple is a living Buddhist site that is focused on a series of five cave shrines.The place is worth a visit though, just for the stunning sculptures and paintings in this historical paradise. The site is remarkable in the Buddhist world with the continuous tradition of living Buddhist ritual practices and pilgrimage for more than two millennia. That’s interesting.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/external-article/dambulla-cave-temple
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 12. 2024 01:09 PM
    Zasep Tulku Rinpoche is the 13th incarnation of the famous Kagyupa teacher, Lama Konchog Tenzin of Zuru Monastery. His teachings, delivered in excellent English are easily understood and fully engaging. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche is a highly realized internationally respected teacher of Gelugpa Buddhism, been exile from Tibet and had travels as teacher to many countries around the world. Zasep Rinpoche received extensive teachings and initiations from many erudite great masters. Today, Zasep Rinpoche is the spiritual leader of Gaden for the West, an international organisation of Dharma centres in Australia, Canada and the United States, successfully spreading the Gelug teachings of Lama Tsongkhapa to many, many people who are karmically connected to him. A Tulku’s Journey From Tibet To Canada a book published Rinpoche autobiography, beautifully reflects his devotion to his teachers and the practices. Zasep Rinpoche points out, the practice of Dorje Shugden officially started in the Sakya school before it was embraced by the Gelugpas. Interestingly, this book also mentioned the great deeds of Dorje Shugden and how much this Dharma Protector has helped the Tibetan people as well and Tibetan Buddhism too.Zasep Rinpoche have touched the hearts of everyone he has encountered. Interesting read one must not missed as it is a true story of an incredible Tibetan Buddhist scholar and lama’s journey.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a great Master

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/zasep-rinpoche-speaks-plainly-about-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 12. 2024 01:07 PM
    As prophesies by Shakyamuni Buddha, Lama Tsongkhapa is an emanation of the Bodhisattva of wisdom, Manjushri. Lama Tsongkhapa was an influential Tibetan Buddhist monk, philosopher and tantric yogi, and saint who lived in Tibet. His practice will instill deep wisdom and confers great blessing upon us. His pure teachings and activities led to the formation of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. With the establishment of the Gelug monastery which survives to this day. Lama Tsongkhapa, considered one of the greatest Buddhist masters and philosophers of all time. There many benefits that arise from Lama Tsongkhapa’s practice. Merely by reciting Lama Tsongkhapa’s mantra known as Migtsema mantra. is indeed very beneficial for everyone of us. We are so fortunate to learn and practices from our Guru.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a great Master.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/lord-tsongkapa-king-of-the-dharma.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 12. 2024 01:06 PM
    Dorje Shugden was enthroned as a protector of the Sakya tradition centuries ago and only later widely practised in Gelugpa tradition. All these was stated by H.H Trijang Rinpoche in his work “Music Delighting the Ocean of Protectors. The throne holder of Sakya school of Buddhism, Sonam Rinchen enthroned Dorje Shugden as one of the protectors of Sakya. The practice of this Dharma Protector was later passed to his son the 31st Sakya Trizin Kunga Lodro who was believed to be the emanation of Dorje Shugden himself. Interesting facts. He even composed a Dorje Shugden prayer or Kangsol to invoke the blessings of Dorje Shugden. The prayer has since been well known and it is used to this day. The 39th Sakya throneholder Sakya Trizin Dragshul Trinley Rinchen who also practised Dorje Shugden and praised Dorje Shugden as an emanation of Avalokiteshvara. Not only one but three Sakya Trizins who relied on Dorje Shugden and they referred to him as an enlightened being.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing so as more and more practitioners know the truth and only truth that Dorje Shugden is an enlightened being

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/sakya-trizins-dorje-shugden-prayer.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 12. 2024 01:04 PM
    A good reminder for all students reading what Venerable Acharya Kyabje Zasep Tulku Rinpoche wrote in his guidelines for students. We as students can make progress on our spiritual path and gain Dharma realizations all depends ourselves where else A dharma teacher who is our spiritual guide can show us how to meditate correctly and make progress on our spiritual path.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/guidelines-for-students.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 1. 2024 03:28 PM
    Buddhism one of the oldest religions in the world has been around for over 2,600 years. Many people all over the world from all walks of life have embraced Buddhism. Buddhism is one of the fastest growing religions in the west and have spreading further , all thanks to those highly lamas such as Gaden Tripas, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, Lama Yeshe, Geshe Wangyal, Kensur Lobsang Tharchin, Geshe Rabten, and so forth. Many people more people are becoming more aware of Buddhism and finding it a suitable way of life and religion. With the great spread of Buddhism, many people had benefitted with the practice as it emphasized individuals’ path to enlightenment and salvation, which could be attained in this life.
    As in this blog, we see many famous Buddhist celebrities from the west such as Keanu Reeves, former American president Bill Clinton , Richard Gere, Steve Jobs and many more celebrities had been connected to Buddhism.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing, how Buddhism had changed their life

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/celebrity-buddhists.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 1. 2024 03:26 PM
    The Legend of the Mermaid is well known and told with different forms and endings in all the oral tradition of peoples linked to the sea. It was rumored that the mermaid has a magical treasure. In folklore, a mermaid is an aquatic creature with the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide. Interesting read mermaids were natural beings who, like fairies, who had magical and prophetic powers. We usually see it as in movie whether it do really exists no one have really seen it nowadays. While there is no evidence that mermaids exist outside folklore, reports of mermaid sightings continue to the present day. Mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature in recent centuries. They depicted in operas, paintings, books and live-action films.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/creatures-and-monsters/the-legend-of-the-mermaids.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 1. 2024 03:23 PM
    Wow that’s wonderful a very special gift for our Guru Tsem Rinpoche. A Dorje Shugden shop full of beautiful items which were connected to Dorje Shugden as such as posters, statues, pendants, tsa tsas, books, key chains, thangkas and so forth. Located in the most famous night market in the heart city of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. There’s where tourists and local will go over there. Many of them will be blessed merely b looking at it or passing by the shop. Posters will be given to anyone who stop by , its such a wonderful way to share and get people to know of this great Dharma Protector.
    Thank you Rinpoche and those who made it possible benefiting many more people to come.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/exciting-dorje-shugden-store-in-petaling-street-malaysia.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 1. 2024 03:22 PM
    Trance is a state of semi-consciousness in which a person is not self-aware. The person is in a deep state of distraction by some inner turmoil or some outer mental influence. Taking trance is nothing new and not just in the east. Listening the video tells us more about trance. Interesting to know, but we should not get involve in trances as advice. Its better get involve in Dharma practice and have our mind transform.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/taking-trances.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 28. 2024 03:33 PM

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Beautiful offerings arranged by Choong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Beautiful offerings arranged by Choong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
7/7/2024 Kechara Penang weekly puja completed. Kechara Penang Study Girup by Jacinta.
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7/7/2024 Kechara Penang weekly puja completed. Kechara Penang Study Girup by Jacinta.
This week's puja offerings sponsored by a few people and we hope their wishes be fulfilled. Pic taken by Choong and uploaded by Jacinta.
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This week's puja offerings sponsored by a few people and we hope their wishes be fulfilled. Pic taken by Choong and uploaded by Jacinta.
29th June 2024. Kechara Penang Study Group completed weekly Dorje Shugden cum Manjushri Namasangiti. Pic taken by Choong and uploaded by Jacinta
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29th June 2024. Kechara Penang Study Group completed weekly Dorje Shugden cum Manjushri Namasangiti. Pic taken by Choong and uploaded by Jacinta
Need a dose of spiritual nourishment or perhaps any spiritual protection? Do take up our Kechara Penang food/candles offering packages. Do not hesitate to contact our member Choong for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Need a dose of spiritual nourishment or perhaps any spiritual protection? Do take up our Kechara Penang food/candles offering packages. Do not hesitate to contact our member Choong for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Different food offerings offered on Penang Kechara Chapel's altar behalf of the sponsors. May sponsors' wishes be fulfilled. Great effort from Choong Soon Heng, one of our Kechara Penang dedicated members who thought of this way for people to generate merits while clearing obstacles. Uploaded by Jacinta.
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Different food offerings offered on Penang Kechara Chapel's altar behalf of the sponsors. May sponsors' wishes be fulfilled. Great effort from Choong Soon Heng, one of our Kechara Penang dedicated members who thought of this way for people to generate merits while clearing obstacles. Uploaded by Jacinta.
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These are some of the offerings offered on behalf of our sponsors. We have different offerings packages which one can choose from or just simply sponsor our weekly puja in dedication to our loved ones. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Puja offering packages. Thanks to those who sponsored the puja. May all your wishes be fulfilled. KPSG by Jacinta
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Puja offering packages. Thanks to those who sponsored the puja. May all your wishes be fulfilled. KPSG by Jacinta
Colourful altar with plenty of offerings. We had DS puja with Praise to Buddha Shakyamuni as we celebrate this special day of Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana. KPSG by Jacinta
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Colourful altar with plenty of offerings. We had DS puja with Praise to Buddha Shakyamuni as we celebrate this special day of Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana. KPSG by Jacinta
Some of the activities done during the Wesak Day Celebration in Penang. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Some of the activities done during the Wesak Day Celebration in Penang. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. After puja, all members helped out clearing the offerings and we shared out the blessed food offerings with our families, friends and even animals. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. After puja, all members helped out clearing the offerings and we shared out the blessed food offerings with our families, friends and even animals. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. Activities during puja. Members chanting Dorje Shugden mantras. We've completed Dorje Shugden puja cum Namasangiti. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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11/5/2024 Saturday @3pm. Activities during puja. Members chanting Dorje Shugden mantras. We've completed Dorje Shugden puja cum Namasangiti. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
11/5/2024, Saturday @3pm. Activities : Offerings of khata to Rinpoche, garland of flowers to Dorje Shugden and a new Tibetan butterlamp being offered on the altar. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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11/5/2024, Saturday @3pm. Activities : Offerings of khata to Rinpoche, garland of flowers to Dorje Shugden and a new Tibetan butterlamp being offered on the altar. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Today we have an inaugural cancer free diet talk and info sharing by Mr. Ooi. Mr. Ooi is a Penangite and like any other man, he has a family to provide for. From colon cancer stage 4,he is now known as a cancer-free man. Learn more about his story and his acquaintance with Dorje Shugden here https://youtu.be/x7i-yXJBUwM?si=A-5O0udxjg52iS58
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Today we have an inaugural cancer free diet talk and info sharing by Mr. Ooi. Mr. Ooi is a Penangite and like any other man, he has a family to provide for. From colon cancer stage 4,he is now known as a cancer-free man. Learn more about his story and his acquaintance with Dorje Shugden here https://youtu.be/x7i-yXJBUwM?si=A-5O0udxjg52iS58
Kind-hearted sponsors sponsored these kuih-muih & flowers for today's puja @ 4th May, 2024. Should you wish to contribute these or sponsor our weekly puja, do contact us for more details. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Kind-hearted sponsors sponsored these kuih-muih & flowers for today's puja @ 4th May, 2024. Should you wish to contribute these or sponsor our weekly puja, do contact us for more details. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Pastor Seng Piow guides us on the flow of Dorje Shugden puja, its benefits, significant of Chanting the names of Manjushri and also explaining the dedication for the sponsors and to those in need before we start the puja as we have 2 newcomers today.
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Pastor Seng Piow guides us on the flow of Dorje Shugden puja, its benefits, significant of Chanting the names of Manjushri and also explaining the dedication for the sponsors and to those in need before we start the puja as we have 2 newcomers today.
Two Pastors in da house! Double the merits, double the happiness. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Two Pastors in da house! Double the merits, double the happiness. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels prior to the puja in Ipoh. (KISG - Kin Hoe)
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Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels prior to the puja in Ipoh. (KISG - Kin Hoe)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations on Sunday afternoon in Ipoh. (KISG- Kin Hoe)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations on Sunday afternoon in Ipoh. (KISG- Kin Hoe)
Powerful Dorje Shugden puja @ Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. Every Saturday, 3 pm. Remove obstacles and grant blessings to fulfil wishes. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 6th April 2024
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Powerful Dorje Shugden puja @ Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. Every Saturday, 3 pm. Remove obstacles and grant blessings to fulfil wishes. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 6th April 2024
Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
And here's Mr Wong of KSK Ipoh who dropped by to pray and offered some donation to the Chapel. Kechara Penang Study Group. Pic by Siew Hong & uploaded by Jacinta.
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And here's Mr Wong of KSK Ipoh who dropped by to pray and offered some donation to the Chapel. Kechara Penang Study Group. Pic by Siew Hong & uploaded by Jacinta.
Today's puja (16/3/2024) ended around 420pm, Jacinta was the umze of the day. Pic by Siew Hong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Today's puja (16/3/2024) ended around 420pm, Jacinta was the umze of the day. Pic by Siew Hong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
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Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
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Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
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Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
5 months ago
The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
5 months ago
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
5 months ago
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
6 months ago
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
6 months ago
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
6 months ago
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
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