Visited 3 Buddhist Temples in Kelantan, Malaysia!

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The famous sleeping Buddha of Wat Photivihan.

Today, August 8, 2011 I visited three large Buddhist temples in Kelantan, East Malaysia. They are Wat Machimmaram, Wat Pikulthong and Wat Photivihan. Wat means Temple or place of worship. I saw these temples on the internet some time back and wanted to visit. And now I have.

Many tourists visit these temples and the taxis know how to get there also. Not a problem. I have filmed my visit for you to enjoy. If you can’t get there right now, then visit through my video here.

The temples are 45 minutes drive from the capital of Kelantan State which is Kota Bahru. It is a pleasant drive but very hot…take plenty of water, hat and umbrella if you can…. I went to visit these temples with my blog team which consists of Beng Kooi, Justin Ripley, Ethan, Bryan, Pastor Loh Seng Piow and Monlam.

Enjoy and hope you can visit also one day.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

H.E. Tsem Rinpoche Visits Buddha Temples in Kelantan, Malaysia!

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Wat Machimmaram

The temple houses the largest sitting Buddha statue in Southeast Asia. The statue is about 30m in height and 47m wide, according to some research online, the lips of Buddha was made of gold.

The statue of the sitting Buddha was constructed after 10 years of hard work contributed by skilled various craftsmen from Thailand. The construction of the statue was completed in year 2000.

The huge complex around the statue houses several small temples of the Buddhas and Chinese deities. There are two temples in the same complex, one of the temples houses a statue of an elegant standing Buddha on the roof and the second temple is constructed on a decorated dragon boat. Also, located around Wat Machimmaram is Wat Kok Seraya, which is a temple that houses the statue of a female Buddha.

The location of Wat Machimmaram. Click on image to enlarge.

The location of Wat Machimmaram. Click on image to enlarge.

The huge outdoor Buddha statue at Wat Machimmaram.

The huge outdoor Buddha statue at Wat Machimmaram.

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Wat Pikulthong

Wat Pikulthong is a popular Buddhist temple in Kelantan as it houses 3 statues of the standing Buddha. This temple was built in year 1986 and was officially opened in 1996. One of their highest statues measures around 49ft.

Wat Pikulthong has a cemetery ground, an elephant shed on one side and a school which teaches the local Thai community. Wat Pikulthong is situated at Kampung Terbak, Tumpat, Kelantan, going towards Pengkalan Kubur / Pantai Seri Tujuh area.

The location of Wat Pikulthong. Click on image to enlarge.

The location of Wat Pikulthong. Click on image to enlarge.

The famous Buddha statue of Wat Pikulthong.

The famous Buddha statue of Wat Pikulthong.

The majestic outdoor statue.

The majestic outdoor statue.

 

Wat Photivihan

Wat Photivihan is a Buddhist temple located in the district of Tumpat, Kelantan, in Malaysia. The temple is one of 25 temples found in Tumpat, and is one of the most popular in the country. The temple houses a 40m statue of a sleeping Buddha, which is the longest of its kind in Southeast Asia. The devotees of this temple are mainly ethnic Thais, and the temple itself is a typical Thai Buddhist temple.

There is a Chinese Pavilion and a Tibetan style hall featuring a statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara with 18 arms.

The map of Wat Photivihanmap.

The map of Wat Photivihan map.

The famous reclining Buddha or known as the sleeping Buddha.

The famous reclining Buddha or known as the sleeping Buddha.

One of the biggest Buddhist temples in South-East Asia.

One of the biggest Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia.

Surroundings of the temple.

Surroundings of the temple.

Below are a few of the temples in Kelantan which I have not had the chance to visit, I hope that you will visit these beautiful places.

 

Wat Kok Seraya

Wat Kok Seraya is a Thai Buddhist temple in the Tumpat district, with a big golden stupa and the typical walled compound setup. The highlight is the white statue of a female Buddha, which is quite unusual in a Buddhist temple. This probably originates from the local Chinese Buddhist population and their reverence towards the Buddha Guan Yin.

The map of Wat Kok Seraya. Click on image to enlarge.

The map of Wat Kok Seraya. Click on image to enlarge.

The entrance of Wat Kok Seraya.

The entrance of Wat Kok Seraya.

The Guan Yin statue of Wat Kok Seraya.

The Guan Yin statue of Wat Kok Seraya.

 

Wat MaiSuwanKiri (Dragon Boat Temple)

Wat MaiSuwanKiri is located in Kampung Bukit Tanah in Tumpat. The original temple is said to have been constructed 400 years ago by expert craftsmen from Thailand. The present day structure has been built up over the past 50 or more years.

There are two main buildings that are of great interest: The Dragon Boat Temple, which gives it its popular name; and the magnificent main shrine hall, which is 3 stories high and contains many fine artworks.

The map of Wat MaiSuwanKiri. Click on image to enlarge.

The map of Wat MaiSuwanKiri. Click on image to enlarge.

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01 Dragon Boat Temple

Wat MaiSuwanKiri or known as the Dragon Boat Temple.

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The structure of the temple, very beautiful.

 

Wat Phothikyan Phutthaktham

The temple is situated in Bachok, another district of Kelantan. This white standing Buddha stands at 33m in height, the temple was opened for public visits in year 2009. Another attraction of this beautiful temple is the Twin Dragon arch which measures at 600m in length, surrounding the temple walls, giving a majestic touch to the temple.

The location of Wat Phothikyan Phutthaktham. Click on image to enlarge.

The location of Wat Phothikyan Phutthaktham. Click on image to enlarge.

The famous Twin Dragon arch.

The famous Twin Dragon arch.

The majestic Buddha statue.

The majestic Buddha statue.

This Buddha statue measures at 33m in height.

This Buddha statue measures at 33m in height.

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  1. S.Prathap on Aug 16, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    Thank you for sharing this good article about three beautiful temples. The architecture of the temples is interesting as it is a combination of Thai and Chinese influence
    I never expected to find such magnificent Buddha statues in Kelantan.The temple are so beautiful and we have to spend some time to visit this temples.

  2. Bhag Singh on Aug 29, 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Not 3 ..but 16 wats in kelantan of which 12 are in Tumpat district..as kelantan was a state of Thailand before the 1826 Burney treaty..that gave the British this state.Thats why Luang Phor Tuads samadhi place is in Ayer Kala,Kg.Sawa,Grik..Perak.

  3. Alice Tay on Apr 7, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    In Kelantan, Malay Muslims constitute about 95% of Kelantan’s population. Nevertheless, this is wonderful to see Kelantan have these 3 Buddhist temples, Wat Machimmaram, Wat Pikulthong and Wat Photivihan, that having the largest Buddha statues in Southeast Asia.

    Wat Machimmaram was the place that I have visited 15 years ago. There was only a huge outdoor Buddha built and the temple houses were still under construction at that time. Now, the building works are completed and become one of the tourist places.

    May these largest Buddha statues bless all the sentient beings there and whoever can see these holy Buddha statues can leave positive imprint in their mind.

  4. Lucas Roth on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:10 am

    wow, i hope that Rinpoche had a great time and he always wears his famous cowboy hat. the temple statue looks amazing and beautiful. thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  5. beatrix ooi on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:06 am

    It’s really nice that Kelantan had these 3 beautiful temples built, they are magnificent! Especially with the great combination of Thai architecture! Thank You for sharing the video Rinpoche, Rinpoche has explained very clearly about the places.

  6. Patricia Ngau on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:24 am

    Hello Rinpoche,

    I have just visited Kenchara outlet at Viva at Kuala Lumpur last week and I told Darren, one of your staffs there that I would love to meet you. I am very new to Tibetan Buddhism. Thank you so much for this video, I have heard you chant a mantra when the stray animals were fed. Was that the Medicine Buddha mantra that you mentioned when you feed the animals? There are also times that I feed the birds at the compound at my place but I don’t chant, don’t know anyway. There are so many strays, somehow seeing them makes me feel so helpless and sad too.

  7. Lim Han Nee on May 7, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    Thank you ,Rinpoche, for the video presentation of yourpilgrimage to 3 temples in Kelantan. Each of the Buddha statues are enormous in size. The grounds around the temples are huge and extensive. These extensive grounds enhance the sense of calm and serenity surrounding each statue.

    The first statue of Lord Buddha,sitting on the roof of a temple, is a truly unique sight. The second is standing or in a walking posture. These two outdoor statues can be seen far and wide and bring tremendous blessings to the beings whose eyes fall on them , beings both seen and unseen. These beings can thus make a connection with the Buddha and have a seed of a Buddha’s imprint planted in them. In the future, this seed will open and the being will be able to listen to and study the Dharma and begin to find their way out of suffering, through the Dharma.

    The reclining Buddha is the second largest reclining Buddha in the world.

    Kelantan is blessed to have these three Buddha statues to bless the people and beings and environment.

  8. Felix Kong on May 1, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche sharing a nice video and show us the beautiful temples in Kelantan . May be this three temples is close to Thailand and the architecture is combined with Thai and chinese culture . I love this temples which located at the forest , far away from dusty city .

  9. June Tang (KHJB) on Apr 29, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the video of the three temples.I am suprised that have many huge Buddha statue and beautiful temples at Kelantan because i thought Kelantan is a very strong Muslim state.The temples are so beautiful and i will find one day to visit these temples !!

  10. patsy on Apr 27, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for showing us these three beautiful temples. The architecture of the temples is interesting as it is a combination of Thai and Chinese influence. Each of the temple is different as one has a sitting Buddha, another standing Buddha while the third is a reclining Buddha.

  11. Cliff on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    Surprisingly there are many beautiful temples to visit in Malaysia, I never these Temples existed in Kelantan, by being aware of it now it would be fun to go visit. The reclining Buddha has always been my favourite prostration of the Buddha statues, I grew up always visiting the temple in Penang with my grandmother to do some occasional offerings, donation and prayers. It was always fun going there. I would love to visit these temples in Kelantan. It was really nice watching this video where it was one of Rinpoche’s many visits and outings with Justin. I also really liked the part everyone feeding the temple dogs they really really happy and excited. Thanks for sharing Rinpoche.

  12. Girlie OOI on Apr 23, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for bring us on a tour of the 3 temples, each with a large statue – Sitting Buddha at Wat Machimmaram, Standing Buddha at Wat Pikulthong, and Reclining Buddha at Wat Photivihan.

    Kelantan shares its border with Thailand and the Thai influence is evident in the temples’ architecture.

  13. Low ksjb on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:42 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing.My friend native to Kelantan did bring me to visit the Three Temples about 3 years ago.I was very fascinate to see those beautiful and huge statue of the Buddha.I never expected to find such magnificent Buddha statues in Kelantan.If you get a chance to go into the first mention temple,you will be able to see lots of beautiful picture carving of the buddha in a few floors just under the huge Buddha. Do make a point to visit those temple,you will be amaze.

  14. Davin Chan on Apr 22, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    Such a beautiful Buddhist temples in Kelantan. These places are wonderful and I hope to visit there to make offerings and circumambulate around the Buddha’s statue in the future. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this.

  15. Jessica Yap on Apr 21, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    Nice! So sad to say that although I’ve been living in Malaysia my entire 20 odd years, I’ve never been to these beautiful temples in Kelantan! Think I gotta come out from under the rock sometimes. Hehe
    It is like being on a private tour with Rinpoche. So nice! =)

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche!

  16. Adrian Cho on Apr 21, 2013 at 10:12 am

    This place is so beautiful and interesting place 🙂 Will find one day to go visit this wonderful place.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post and video to us.

  17. Neo Kean Tean on Apr 20, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    For your information, Kelantan is in West Malaysia. I enjoy reading your postings and thanks for the information about Kelantan. Even though I am from Perak, I had not been to Kelantan for a long, long time. I hope to visit the temples in the near future. Once again, thank you, Rinpoche.

  18. Ming HY on Aug 29, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche once again for showing us these beautiful Buddhas which are in our home land. Last week I visited the Tian Tan Buddha, Hong Kong and followed a group of visitors there in circumabulating the statue. Now I understand the significance of circumabulating, and thank you for explaining. It’s nice to know that we have so many wonderful Buddha statues on our doorstep as well.

  19. henry ooi on Aug 23, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    It is nice to see that the north eastern state of peninsula Malaysia, Kelantan, has so many beautiful Wats. With close proximity to southern Thailand, the influence of Buddhism and Thai architecture is evident. The state capital, Kota Baru, is accessible by airplane and by good roads.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this video of the three temples.

  20. Frederick Law on Aug 20, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing the visit to these temple. the Buddha statue at these Wat is indeed wonderful, especially the architecture and the craftsmanship of each of the statue.

  21. koh hee peng on Aug 15, 2011 at 1:08 am

    As a Malaysian who is born and breed in Malaysia, Kelantan is the least expected place that I could think of having beautiful and large buddha statues. It is amazing to see temples having large acres of land in Kelantan and I have not seen a huge Buddha statue sitting on top of a buildingin my life. At some point of my life I would definitely visit tyese temples, treating it as pilgrmage as inidicated by Rinpoche in the video clip. Dear Rinpoche, thank you for sharing with us your trip to the beautiful temples in Kelantan. Dear seng Piao, beng kooi, justin and others who have followed rinpoche on this trip who have worked hard to upload and blog about Rinpoche’s trip to the temples in Kelantan, THANK YOU!!

  22. terri on Aug 14, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    i like the cowboy hat very much. There is a very nice temple in the forests of northern thailand that I have been to, it has a golden reclining buddha in a cave. It’s so beautiful I used to love to sit in there.

  23. Uncle Eddie on Aug 12, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Perusing through Rinpoche’s blog of his visits to 3 buddhist temples in Kelantan has obviously brought back vividly the first visit I had of Wat Photivihan 20 years ago. Build in 1980, Wat Photivihan, one of the most amazing and famous thai buddhist temple housing the longest reclining statue of Lord Buddha, 40 meters in length. It is still obviously a very popular temple, with a very large numbers of devotees and pilgrims of thai origin. This was the first reclining statue of Buddha I ever had the affinity to set my eyes on, and also the merit to circumbulate round Buddha’s statue in a recline state with so many others at that time. The experience I had of Wat Machimmaran was that of a quick passing through tour and could still recalled that many of the statues had a mixture of Thai/Chinese orientated designs and appearances, which took the skilled thai craftsmen about 10 years to complete and build up. Though I did not have the opportunity to visit Wat Pikulthong, I hope to have the chance to do so one fine day should my Karma permits! Om mani padme hum.

  24. Josh Akers on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:40 am

    I have to remember to have pictures or cameras when I visit holy places… More merits to share right?

  25. ST on Aug 9, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Your Eminence have now visited many temples and seen for yourself the many a splendid temples that has been constructed all around us. It can be done and has been done many times over by many. KWPC will be up in no time as the next spiritual wonder spot in the world. It just takes some effort in getting it all together to build momentum. Just need to have the building blocks in place,and a realistic timeline – yeah?

  26. Kiersten on Aug 9, 2011 at 6:29 am

    Dear Rinpoche~
    Thank you so much for putting this video here for me to see. I took a break from my finals study and I’m so glad that I did. These places are so beautiful and I’m so glad that you could travel and see them!

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    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the old article yet interesting which I came across. Wow…..it is indeed a lovely gift from Pastor David. A gift of the Bionic Woman figurine and Fembot figurine, which brings back memories to many of us. The Bionic Woman is an American science fiction action-adventure television series. It reminds me of my childhood when I used to watch Bionic Woman, a former tennis pro who gains superhuman abilities through bionic implants and prosthetics. Great stories of her using her bionic powers to help and save people. I remembered I do always looked forward to the show.
    A good memories of Bionic Woman that could inspire us to be a better person

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/good-influences.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Nov 21. 2019 02:24 PM
    Francesca Stavrakopoulou is a British biblical scholar and broadcaster. Wow…she is a leading expert in religion’s interpretations of the past. While teaching and researching , she mainly focusing on ancient Israelite and Judahite religions, and portrayals of the religious past. Which include in biblical traditions and religious practices most at odds with Western cultural preferences. Fantastic talented lady… looking at the Bible as ancient literature, not as a holy scripture.
    She research interests include social and religious responses to the dead. She did research great documentary videos with true facts. Truly an eye opening documentary which was well presented, logical and objective. Her discoveries were that the ancestors of Judaism and Christianity believed in many gods and even that the God had a wife. There is no belief in a personal god. History and belief of ancient religion been changed for the benefit of people. This documentary reveal the truth the very truth where not many people got it right.
    As a Buddhist, I do believe that there are many gods and nothing is permanent and that change is always possible.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/buried-secrets-did-god-have-a-wife.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Nov 21. 2019 02:21 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche has supported many projects for monastery. Helping to raise funds for the Gaden Shartse hospital . The Gaden Shartse hospital is a project conceived two and a half years ago by the current Abbot, H.E. Khen Rinpoche. But due to lack of funds to furnish, purchase supplies and medicines it was not in operation. Renowned for his charitable works such as building schools, hospitals and providing assistance and food to the poor and underprivileged, Tsem Rinpoche and his students raised hundred thousand for the hospital to become fully operational.
    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/behind-the-scenes/rinpoche-helps-clinic-in-monastery.html
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Nov 21. 2019 02:21 PM
    On December 25, 2016, Kechara had the great merits and privilege to offer an official place of residence to the oracle of Dorje Shugden, His Eminence the 7th Panglung Kuten Thubten Phelgye Jigme Namgyal, affectionately known as Choje-la.

    This residence is called Panglung Ritroe in commemoration of the original Panglung Ritroe in Lhasa, Tibet which was home to the Panglung Rinpoches and the lineage of the Panglung oracles. Panglung Ritroe was known to be a very sacred and holy place as the Panglung oracles took trance of numerous Dharma Protectors, such as Dorje Shugden, Setrap and Kache Marpo there.

    With Dorje Shugden’s blessings, H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche decided to create a permanent home here in Kechara Forest Retreat for Choje-la, who has devoted his life to benefiting others without thinking of himself. Rinpoche wanted to offer Choje-la his own place where he has complete privacy and independence, where he can live comfortably with his assistants, where he can host friends and guests, where he can come and go as he likes, and most importantly a place where he can live out the rest of his life if he wants to.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2QEJ584
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Nov 21. 2019 02:04 PM
    Caves have an innately mysterious aura. Most are only found some distance away from civilisation, and their yawning mouths seem to call out to visitors… or warn them to stay away. You can tell from the name Kek Lok Tong (Cave of Ultimate Bliss) that this cave is one of the former.

    The Cave of Ultimate Bliss. How could you not want to visit a place with a name as beautiful as this?

    The Cave of Ultimate Bliss is located in Ipoh, the capital of the north-western Malaysian state of Perak. At the turn of the 19th Century, a flourishing tin mining industry triggered Ipoh’s transformation from a sleepy village into a boomtown. In the decades that followed, a wealth of opportunities presented themselves, attracting waves of migrant workers from China and other countries.

    A beautiful Kuan Yin statue outside of the temple. She wasn’t there the last time I visited. There is a koi pond surrounding her, which is very well-maintained. There was some moss growing inside but it looked natural and the water was clean and clear. The fishes are very large and look healthy.

    The earliest records of Kek Lok Tong as a religious site date back to the 1920s. This period coincides with the second tin rush that brought thousands of workers to Malaya, as the peninsula was then known.

    Read more about The Cave of Ultimate Bliss and view the pictures of this place at http://bit.ly/2D3wnb4
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Nov 21. 2019 01:01 PM
    Making the origin of Dorje Shugden into a comic book is a great way to educate people about Dorje Shugden. It is easy to read for children and also for adults who are busy. When we know the origin of Dorje Shugden, it will strengthen our faith in him. He is an emanation of Buddha Manjushri whom we can rely on without any worries.

    Rinpoche always wanted to benefit as many people as possible. Therefore, the comic is made into so many languages. May more people be connected with Dorje Shugden and be protected and blessed.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden-graphic-novels.html
  • m.priyaa
    Wednesday, Nov 20. 2019 10:10 PM
    மலேசியாவில் சீனர்கள், மலாய்க்காரர்களுக்கு அடுத்து இரண்டாவது அதிக எண்ணிக்கை கொண்ட இனமாகவும் இந்தியர்கள் நாட்டின் மூன்றாவது அதிக மக்கள் தொகை கொண்ட இனமாகவும் வாழ்கின்றார்கள். மலேசியாவில் வாழும் 31 மில்லியன் மக்களில் ஏறக்குறைய 6.9 மில்லியன் (அல்லது 22.6%) சீன இனத்தைச் சார்ந்தவர்களாவார்கள். இவற்றில், சில கிளை இனங்களும் மற்றும் அவர்களின் குறிப்பிட்ட‌ கிளைமொழிக‌ள் உதாரணத்திற்கு ஹோக்கியன், கந்தோனிஸ், ஹக்கா மற்றும் தியோசியூ போன்றவைகளும் அடங்கும்.
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Nov 20. 2019 05:14 PM
    What we can learn from this post is humility: even though she was already “up there”, Bionic Woman continue to challenge herself and grow and develop with each challenge she faces. What I like about her the most is that nothing seem to be impossible and she is always very graceful in everything she does
    Thank you for sharing with us your good article and how even a series like Bionic Woman can inspire us to be better humans.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2rWnGgk

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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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
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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
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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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
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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
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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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
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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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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  • 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.
    8 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.
  • 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.
    8 months ago
    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.
  • Beautiful
    8 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    8 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
    8 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
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    10 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    11 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    11 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    11 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    11 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    11 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    11 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    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...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    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
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    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.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
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Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
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Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
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Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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