Rinpoche on National TV2’s Wesak Day Special!

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H.E. Tsem Rinpoche appeared as the main guest speaker on the TV program “Buddhism’s Holiest Day” on Malaysia’s National TV2, on Wesak Day 2013.

Rinpoche was approached by TV2 for His opinion on Wesak Day. They wanted it as part of their Wesak Day Special documentary on TV2.

Besides Tsem Rinpoche who represents the Vajrayana tradition in Malaysia and its surrounding region, there are also other top representatives from the Theravadan and Mahayana movements who are speaking for their own traditions. There is beauty and dignity in diversity of Buddhist traditions.

Watch Tsem Rinpoche present to millions of TV viewers a concise yet very clear and insightful explanation on Buddha’s life story and what Buddhism is all about.

 

 

Wesak Day, or Vesak Day, is the day that Buddha Shakyamuni was born, gained enlightenment and entered clear light. For Buddhists all over the world, it is a day to celebrate the Buddha’s teachings, ie. the Buddha Dharma. It is also to remind us of the potential that we can all achieve by following in the footsteps of Buddha Shakyamuni, which is enlightenment.

Wesak Day is the most holiest time in the Buddhist calendar. The word Wesak comes from the Sinhalese language, “Visakha”, the name of the 2nd month of the lunar Hindu calendar.

Different countries may celebrate Wesak Day in different ways… but many people celebrate it by offering flowers, joss sticks, candles and other personal offerings to the Buddhas. Temples all around the world carry out their own services and activities… and it’s also very common for many to liberate animals on that day, as well as going on a vegetarian diet.

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  1. Alice Tay on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    Wesak Day is Buddhism’s holiest day and has been declared by Malaysia government as public day since 1962 for over 55 years. As per our precious guru, H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s advice, we are not only praying to the statue or Buddha image in this holy day. But we are using Buddha images to remind us of the perfect of Buddha. As Buddhists, we should pay homage to Buddha Shakyamuni with many offerings such as candle light offering, water offering, flower offering and etc, do prayers and meditate carefully and think about what have we been doing that harm or hurt others for the past year before Wesak Day. Subsequently, we should make changes and transform the negative qualities from our mind that create suffering and make promise to the Buddha to transform the negative to positive.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this nice video of Wesak Day which includes other top representatives from the Theravadan and Mahayana. We should grateful that we have freedom to practice our own beliefs in Malaysia and celebrate this holy Wesak Day together with the people from different races and religions.

  2. wan wai meng on May 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    Had a good Wesak this year to my standards, it was good to do some service at KFR during the celebration and also helped other volunteers to also give service to KFR during the celebration.

  3. Jason on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:05 am

    This year Wesak Day fall on 10 of May. This day is very special and meaningful to me because I will visit Kechara Forest Retreat(KFR) to join some meritorious event there.
    For me, Wesak is a day to commemorate Buddha Sakyamuni in three aspect( Birth , Enlightened, Nirwana).
    While we celebrate Wesak, we must remind ourselves to learn from Buddha teachings and practice it in order to gain attainment.
    Thanks Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow for sharing in order to create more understanding on Wesak Day.

    Jason

  4. Lim Han Nee on Apr 18, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    Rinpoche has given us a whole new perspective of the way to celebrate Wesak Day.Wesak Day is the day we remember as the day of Lord Buddha ‘s Enlightenment. We have the same goal as that of Lord Buddha – that of Enlightenment. Enlightenment is the attainment of complete liberation from suffering. Thus , the Buddha in attaining enlightenment, shows us that it is possible to attain this goal. So Wesak Day is celebrated to remind us of our goal of enlightenment. The goal is removal of suffering for others first and then self.

    On Wesak Day we pay homage to the Buddha by making outer and inner offerings. Outer offerings include offerings of light, flower, fruits and food. We can visit temples to make offerings, or if our homes are remote and we have difficulty of going to a temple, we can pray and make specially abundant offerings at our own shrines at home. Inner offering is offering of our commitment to mind transformation -transforming negative emotions that cause suffering such as anger, miserliness and selfish attachment into patience, kindness, compassion, generosity and tolerance.

    This is a day of giving not getting, a day of not focusing on ME but on OTHERS!

    On this day, we can perform virtuous acts and deeds of moral discipline, giving, care and compassion. We can take the Refuge Vow, the Vegetarian Vow or the Mahayana Eight Precepts. We can go on pilgrimages to Holy Places, liberate animals, visit or give donations to orphanages, Old Folks’ Homes, the handicapped, the homeless and the like.

    On this day ,we should reflect Peace and Compassion in all our actions, as Lord Buddha was a strong advocate and exponent of these qualities.We should make a commitment to develop these qualities in us. On this day especially we should remind ourselves how important it is that we respect people of all races and religions at all times.World peace begins with our own inner peace.

  5. wan wai meng on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:58 am

    Looking forward to Wesak day in 2017, it is a very good reminder why we become buddhist and why we keep on the path. Also a good day for us to take the 8 Mahayana precepts as lay people.

    Always look forward to many people doing good deeds and works for others.

  6. Samfoonheei on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    As Malaysia is a multiracial and multicultures country,every one of us do enjoy every festival or special day celebrated by all.This year Wesak Day is just around the corner,we as buddist are looking forward to this day.Its a day that Buddha Shakyamuni was born, gained enlightenment and entered clear light. Buddist world wide will be celebrating in a different way but the goal is similar.Its a holiest day for the Buddism.
    Our precious Guru was on National TV’s 2013 ,giving explanation of Buddhism and teachings.After viewing the video ,i have a better significance of Wesak Day. Making offerings like incense, flowers, fruits and light to receive blessing,as well as to gain merits and clearing of obstacles.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow sharing these wonderful
    documentary video of Wesak Day…very clear and easy to understand.I have shared these videos to my friends so as they can understand better of the signficance this special day.

  7. Echeah on Apr 16, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    It is so wonderful that a full program on Buddhism was aired on national TV, Malaysia being a multi-racial, multi-religious and multi-cultural country. As H.E. Tsem Rinpoche taught in this video, acceptance of other religions and practices, basically accepting all peoples regardless of race, creed and practice, is what will bring about world peace.

    In the video, so many different Buddhist traditions were highlighted. All are based on the teachings of Buddha Shakyamuni, the first Buddha. They are all different points of the same path. Whichever tradition, it is wonderful to see people practice. As long as harm is lessened, generosity and compassion increased, that would at least lessen some of the suffering we face in life.

    But the highest goal for each Buddhist should be to be totally free of suffering and that is achievable as Rinpoche explains. We should wish that not only for ourselves but to all living beings.

  8. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:24 am

    I guess the birth date of the Buddha is a time of reflection for all people. And how did the Buddha live his life of 80 years, especially when he has attained buddhahood. Rinpoche has taught Buddhism in a way that many of us can relate to it, and understand within a modern context.

    The Buddha and His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche, lived their lives always teaching others the ultimate way to be truly happy. Always giving help and assistance to those needing it, and just living a life that is compassionate and renders no harm to others.

  9. Lew on Jun 19, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    We live in Malaysia, a country with various cultures and religions. It is very good that one of the national TVs, TV2, to make a documentary about Wesak Day, the Holiest day for Buddhists. This was 3 years ago (time really flies).

    Since there are many cultures and religions, we need to understand each others to have the harmony between religions and cultures. Because Buddhism is quite different from other religions such as Islam (which is the national religion of Malaysia), it is correct to educate each other about the fundamental differences, and through understanding and acceptance, we can create harmony.

    I thank Rinpoche for accepting the interview to educate the public. It is great that we enjoy the religious harmonious in Malaysia, and we should not take it for granted. We should strive to maintain that.

  10. Pastor Shin Tan on Jun 8, 2016 at 9:20 am

    It is important for Buddhists to understand the reason behind Wesak celebration, not just a day where for many, it’s a once a year ‘mad-rush’ to go for a Buddha-bathing ceremony.

    Buddhists seek to reach a state of nirvana, following the path of the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, who went on a quest for Enlightenment around the 6 century BC. Buddha is not a “God” to worship, but a spiritual guide who has achieved enlightenment through the practice and development of compassion and wisdom and also mapped out the path for us to achieve it.

    What I like most about Rinpoche’s talk is that Wesak is also a day to celebrate our goal, a reminder that we too can be free of suffering through the path taught by Lord Buddha. We are very fortunate here in Malaysia that Buddhism is widely practised, and thanks to National tv TV2, many had the chance to listen to explanation and a teaching by Rinpoche, who always are able to share Dharma with practical ways of practising, as well as the essence of the teachings in contemporary contexts and words.

  11. Sofi on May 22, 2016 at 10:03 pm

    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for sharing this 2013 Wesak Day Special documentary on National TV2 with Rinpoche as the main guest speaker. I remember watching this in 2013 during our Wesak Day prayer at Kechara House, Sunwaymas Commercial Centre, Petaling Jaya. Rinpoche had explained the purpose of Wesak Day so clearly. It is an important remembrance of Buddha’s enlightenment and our own potential for enlightenment. Wesak Day is the day to remind ourselves of our altruistic path and to review the stage of our achievements to transforming our mind. Are we any closer to achieving happiness through selflessness and holding others as more important than ourselves?
    To me, Wesak Day is also a celebration of having the merits to have met my Guru, H.H. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. Rinpoche is the living compassionate Buddha that is teaching and guiding me “now” towards the path of enlightenment. But then again, we should treasure and celebrate having a precious Guru in our lives each and everyday.
    Thank you Rinpoche for the clear and easy understanding of the significance of Wesak Day and most of all, thank you for being my Guru.

  12. Li Kheng on May 22, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    Thank you for this post on this special day. I was very lucky to attend Wesak Day celebration at Kechara House Gompa in Sunwaymas, Kuala Lumpur. It was simply wonderful to witness 62 children go through their baptismal that morning. This is a ceremony Rinpoche introduced for us to bless and protect our children with the dharma before they are old enough to make a full commitment to take refuge when they grow up. As i watched these children, I rejoice for these young individuals to have the wisdom and compassion from such a young age. The teachings will certainly better equip our kids to progress in the ever challenging world of samsara.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this beautiful ceremony for the young.

  13. kb thapa on May 17, 2016 at 4:40 am

    Dear Rinpoche thank you for the teaching . it is very easy to understand and a lots of people still don’t know what is Vessak day. Rinpoche’s teaching has very clear explanation it will make people understand .. as Rinpoche said Vesak Day may be known by different names around the world, but Buddhists around the world come together as they celebrate sacred events in Buddha’s life in their on own tradition..

  14. Pastor David Lai on May 16, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    As the Wesak day for the year 2016 is fast approaching here in Malaysia, I am revisiting this post along with the wonderful documentary on Buddhism and Wesak Day. As a Buddhist, Wesak day is a very important day of remembering the kindness of the Buddha, his teachings and the teachers who teach.

    For me, its a day to contemplate our spiritual journey and to take stock of where we are in our life and what more needs to be done to improve ourselves in our learning, practice and transformation. I have celebrated many Wesak days throughout my time as a student of Rinpoche and a member of Kechara, I have witnessed tremendous growth in the organization and in some ways, I feel there is growth within myself as well.

    I think as human beings endowed with intelligence, we have to strive to make full use of what we have and grow and learn to be better. I may not have always look at it this way but I am beginning to these days…

  15. Stella Cheang on May 15, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    It is very auspicious for devout Buddhist to make offerings to the Three Jewels (The Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha) on Wesak Day. It is also a day to make special effort to bring happiness to the less fortunate.

    Most importantly, use this golden once a year opportunity to reiterate our determination to lead noble lives, to transform our minds, to practice loving-kindness and to bring peace and harmony to humanity.

    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow; this is a nice Wesak Day video clip that we can share with friends and families.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  16. Lin Mun on May 15, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Rinpoche explained Wesak day definition very well. Many people have the thought that Wesak Day is a celebration of the 3 big events of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing. We never thought that is is actually a celebration of our goals that we can too achieve enlightenment if we follow the right path and practice.

    Thank you Rinpoche for your sharing.

  17. JP on May 15, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    Many people don’t realize the deeper significance of Wesak Day and why we “celebrate” it. Many make offerings or incense, flowers, fruits and light to receive blessing and to merits for good health, more wealth and clearing of obstacles.

    However, few realize that it’s to remind ourselves of the potential of enlightenment and also to plant the seeds of enlightenment in our mind stream. Enlightenment is possible and it not a myth. There are many enlightened beings around, guiding us towards our own enlightenment. If only we open our hearts to receive and practice, we will see results in our spiritual attainments.

    May all who gather during this day be reminded of always practising kindness and compassion regardless of our differences.

  18. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on May 15, 2016 at 11:07 am

    H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s message is very unusual. Rinpoche always has the ability to explain Dharma in a very precise and practical ways cutting through all big words and jargons. It is so refreshing watching Rinpoche gave explanation about Wesak and made this TV documentary very different from the typical Buddhism documentary. “Celebrating Our Goal” – how apt Rinpoche put it, which is more than celebrating a holy man’s Nirvana day which we normally thought as the purpose of Wesak Day. So much wisdom in this short interview.

  19. Anita on Jun 27, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    That was an absolutely FANTASTIC program!! So insightful!!

  20. Jacinta Goh on May 10, 2015 at 2:58 am

    This video was being replayed few times during last Wesak Day in KH Gompa, Sunway. Never thought that during Wesak Day, we were actually celebrating our Goal, the goal to become a fully Enlightened Being; a Buddha, the Awakened one. Little did I know too, that on Wesak Day, we should give (should give more since it’s a merit-multiplying day as well) instead of receiving. Sadly to say, previously I have treated Wesak Day as one of the perfect days to just relax, a holiday or a time chilling out/catching up with friends and family. I should have spent it wisely! Hence, I am very thankful that my family and I celebrated the most holiest day, Wesak Day at Gompa this year. Although it was a tiring journey with few obstacles but it was much more meaningful than having to spend it in another way.

  21. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    A glimpse into how Special Rinpoche is, as he is very eloquent in delivering the dharma. We are so fortunate to have met His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche.

  22. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on Jun 2, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    Wow, thanks Rinpoche for giving the clear definition about Wesak Day to us. All of us and peoples around the world will be blessed when see Rinpoche on their TV screen especially Malaysian.

    Wish that Rinpoche will be always on TV program so more and more peoples around the world make plant a good seed after meet Rinpoche even just through TV screen…

  23. Edwin Tan on Jun 1, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    The video on Vesak is very insightful. It is also very simple to understand and speaks in simplicity for even lay people to understand what Vesak is all about, and little Dharma knowledge.

    Thank you.

    The video also focuses on Kechara, bringing Kechara to a new level of awareness.

  24. tenzinkhenchen on May 29, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    Thank you for sharing your teachings, not just to your students, but to the whole nation, regarding your views on Wesak Day traditions. Rinpoche is truly a great lama who is perfect for us malaysians and with deep respect to other monks, I still feel that Rinpoche has done much more.

  25. Wylfred Ng on May 13, 2014 at 11:28 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing.

    I really like the fact told by Rinpoche that the Buddha want us to transform our mind, bring happiness to others, and do not create suffering to others, and eventually we will achieve world peace.

    Thanks

  26. Nancy Loo on Feb 18, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    After watching this video, at least I been able to have a better glimpse and acquire more knowledge pertaining to the actual significant of Wesak Day. Feeling really shameful on my ignorance. I believe a lot has benefited when this video was aired on nationwide television channel. Thank you Rinpoche and all the great monks for the detailed explanations .

  27. KYC on Jun 25, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    On Wesak day, Buddhists pay homage to the Buddha by offering flowers, incense and lights. The Buddha himself stressed that the way to pay homage to him was not merely by offering flowers, incense, and lights, but by truly and sincerely striving to follow his teachings. This is how Buddhists are expected to celebrate Wesak: to use the opportunity to reiterate their determination to lead noble lives, to develop their minds, to practise loving-kindness and to bring peace and harmony to humanity.

  28. Guillermo on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:17 am

    me gusta

  29. abby f on Jun 18, 2013 at 1:33 am

    What I really love about Tsem Rinpoche is, even though He is explaining about the history,but Rinpoche is still able to spread the message and educate/instill a core value to the public no matter what religious background are you from! Buddhist teachings is just a medium to spread spirituality and kindness and self-improvements! This is what I saw from this video!

    Tsem Rinpoche explained in a very very organized way and it’s very logical and we can understand some very complicated theories easily. This is so rare that a young teacher (compared to those old high lamas that have more experience in teachings)can teach in such a way! We are very lucky to have Rinpoche here.

  30. rohan indika perera on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:00 am

    hai

  31. santosh thapa on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:52 pm

    buddha was not born in india he was not indian prince he was born in lumbini which is in nepal u think u r buddhist but dont know much about buddha…u r misunderstood

  32. Albert Ratchaga on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    Wesak day, the day where Buddha gained enlightenment, the day where Buddha show the final destination of the path he chosen, do we still have doubt? Is enlightenment impossible?

    In many country, Wesak day is even been recognized as public holiday, many people took the chance to go temple to make a prayer and do offerings to the enlightened one. It is a day to remind us that enlightenment is possible, because if not, we won’t have Wesak day already.

    Buddha has spent his whole life showing us the right conduct while walking on this path, the right attitude so that we do not went off during the journey.

    I like this quote:
    To cleanse the world, we must first cleanse our mind first.

    That is very true that if we can’t even change ourselves, then how can we change others? It’s very important to control our mind well and then only we can reach higher state.

  33. FRANCISCO on Jun 9, 2013 at 8:55 am

    deseo informacion y boletines sobre el budismo

  34. aung zin on Jun 9, 2013 at 3:58 am

    i appreciate this kind of…..

  35. Patsy on Jun 7, 2013 at 12:03 am

    It’s nice to see Rinpoche appeared as the main guest speaker for this program.

    Rinpoche speaks well and imparts dharma with much clarity and presented in a very modern, practical way. I am sure many people were captivated by Rinpoche’s talk as much as I am.

    We are so blessed that Rinpoche chose to be with us in Malaysia.

  36. tenzin llhamo on Jun 6, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    I am REALLY HAPPY that Rinpoche was featured in this program. The way Rinpcohe talk and explained about Wesak Day was clear and easy to understand. If I am not in Kechara yet, I would definitely want to find out more and be part of Kechara. I have always liked Wesak Day. My family and I will go to the temple to circumambulate and offer incense every year. Now with clearer meaning to what is Wesak day, it’s a must go!

    Thank you Rinpoche for the post!

  37. henry ooi on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    On that day it was aired over tv, Dato Ruby+Pam+I were on our way back to PJ from KFR. We stopped at a restaurant at the foothill of Genting Highlands to watch the one hour documentary. We asked the shop owner if he could turn on the tv so we could watch. He agreed and we sat at the table right in front of the tv for the entire duration fo the programme.
    Rinpoche gave a clear explanation of Wesak.

  38. Cliff on Jun 5, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    I am quite ashamed to say I didn’t really know the meaning of wesak day until today, I had some idea but was not sure of it, I really enjoyed watching this video. I’m so happy to see Rinpoche give an explanation of wesak day on tv 2. Its so beautiful to see all around the whole Buddhist celebrate Wesak in different ways, its so nice to know they have their own way of celebrating Buddha’s day. I love to hear the story of the Lord Buddha and how he became enlightened. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this post.

  39. Adrian Chow on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    Wesak day typically treated as a holiday to most Malaysian. I wish that many of us Malaysian were benefited from this programme and be able to understand the fundamental of Buddhism and why are we embracing Wesak Day.

  40. DR on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:20 am

    As always, Rinpoche shares knowledge and imparts the dharma with clarity and present time examples. No wonder the director himself told me that Rinpoche is a star! Being knowledgeable doesn’t make one a great teacher; being able to find skillful means to impart it does. Malaysians are so blessed to have Rinpoche residing here!

  41. Julien Roth on Jun 4, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    This so good that Rinpoche was chosen to be on TV for Wesak Day 🙂 I think that the people running the program have really made the perfect choice. I am glad that Rinpoche had the chance to be on TV to tell people about Wesak Day and to spread the awareness of Kechara.

  42. beatrix ooi on Jun 3, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, Thank You for sharing Rinpoche’s point of views on Wesak Day, I believe that many have learnt more about Wesak Day because I have. I was very fortunate to be able to watch the show when I was in Kechara House, after the prayers. Different countries have their very own special ways of celebrating Wesak Day, it’s great to be able to learn about them.

  43. David Lai on May 31, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    With the deepest respect, Rinpoche outshines the other great monks and Dharma masters because of his clear speech, knowledge of the Dharma and tremendous charisma. It is nice to see Rinpoche being acknowledged by being selected to be showcased on this TV program. I think the explanations was excellent and that it brought further exposure to Rinpoche and Kechara Organisation. Its nice that the Kechara Organisation that has grown rapidly in the last few years and it is poised to grow even more. Every little media exposure allows Kechara and RInpoche to reach out to even more pople. One day, Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara organisation would become a household name throughout Malaysia.

  44. Jutika Lam on May 30, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing and teaching the nation on your view of Wesak Day, Lucky for me i got to watch the whole Documentary on various peoples views on what is Wesak Day, how do they celebrate Wesak Day as well as how Wesak day has come about as a big celebration every year…. rain or shine for some….

    I totally love the way most of the Dharma Centers always come out with so many different ways to celebrate such as floats, fairs and even Music Concerts….. it’s nice to see that every year all the Dharma Centers in both Malaysia and around the World manage to be able to come up with so many wonderful and creative ideas to attract the crowds to come.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing so much about Wesak Day!

    Love
    Jutika

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    Some short videos do not need a lot of explanation. This is one of them.

    This video and the people involved touched me to the core. People who go out of their way to make life better for another living being are the greatest minds to walk the earth. People who care and do their best to make a difference are people who are really using their human potential for something with meaning. People who actually do something.

    Please watch this video and share with others. Why share? Because you care enough to create awareness which will lead to understanding and eradication of these types of unnecessary sufferings. It’s the least you and I can do is to create awareness.

    Have compassion. Practice in life what you admire in conversation-compassion.

    Watch this http://bit.ly/33AZHB4
  • m.priyaa
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 09:41 PM
    Thank u Rinpoche. Such an insipiring story. This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India.
    For more details https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 03:41 PM
    Well its truly a very effective practice and should be included in our daily sahdana. A effective way to purify our negative karma, which has accumulated over the years. With the proper practice and visualization we could transform what is negative and turning them into sublime offerings. It will then allow Dorje Shugden to help us further through the creation of conducive conditions for Dharma practice and the elimination of obstacles.
    Thanks Rinpoche and Pastor David for this well explained sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kawang-a-dorje-shugden-confessional-practice.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 03:38 PM
    Beautiful pictures of H.E Zava Damdin Rinpoche, an erudite Mongolian Buddhist master conferring the initiation of Yamantaka and Dorje Shugden to a crowd of 10,000 people. He was recognised as the reincarnation of one of the greatest Buddhist masters, yogis, healers, scholars and mahasiddhas in Mongolia. A great scholar within the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, he wrote numerous volumes of philosophic writings which are still been used till today. Interesting read of a GREAT Lama.
    Thank you for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/10000-mongolians-receive-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 03:35 PM
    Lama Thubten Phurbu is truly an incredible , respected Gelug high Lama with his incredible achievements and accomplishments. Having up hold the lineage of Tsongkhapa and the practice of Dorje Shugden . He has done so much speaking up on the ban on Dorje Shugden and has contributed many beneficial projects in Tibet and China. Lama Thubten Phurbu is outspoken about Dorje Shugden and spreading Shugden’s practice and Tsongkhapa’s lineage to as many as to the West, India and Nepal .
    Lama Thubten Phurbu have done much more for the Tibetan people than the CTA have. He travels occasionally to give teachings to preserve these precious lineages for the future. While the CTA is opposing the Chinese and creating mistrust, Lama Thubten Phurbu is building trust with the Chinese government while at the same time upholding the greater welfare of all Tibetans. Wow… Lama Thubten Phurbu has even compiled many prayer texts for the benefits of all sentient beings. Interesting read.
    Thank you for sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/incredible-lama-thubten-phurbu-and-his-activities.html
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 03:17 PM
    Thank you for the sharing, some people love to senses excitement through supernatural power. I have seen the video it scary because it is true from experience. When it come for movies it is interesting to understand how curious our mind works.

    From my experiences I have realized that the feeling of terror is the special aspect, unexpected, suspense and the surprise. Usually horror movies often teach us how to protect, to overcome difficult situation, to control the fear, prayer and meditation. The smart and brave characters of a person can be seen with a lot of much struggle.

    I enjoyed this article, it made me to recall some of my doubt and fear memories during my young days.
  • Chris
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 02:44 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing this special rare Buddha with us. Enlightened beings are very compassionate to have manifested in various forms for various purposes for us to get blessings. This Buddha is manifested specifically for us to curb with our own laziness.

    According to Rinpoche, laziness comes in various forms and not just the superficial laziness that we can easily identify. There are some form of laziness is much more ingrained in us and it may manifest into some other behaviours.

    http://bit.ly/2CDZf9p
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 02:35 PM
    This afternoon, Tsem Rinpoche, Ladrang Liaison Pastor Loh Seng Piow, Beng Kooi, Fat Monk, and Monlam were in a fish shop in Cheras to look for some fishes for the Ladrang’s pond.

    Rinpoche took the group for a meal in a restaurant nearby. While in the restaurant, Rinpoche saw many fishes in 2 crowded glass tanks, and Rinpoche couldn’t bear it as Rinpoche knew the fate of these fishes – they will take turn to be on dinner plates throughout the Chinese New Year period. The fishes were huge, about 8 or 9 inches long and all of them will be gone in a few days!

    After some negotiation, Fat Monk convinced the restaurant owner to sell the fishes at a reduced price. The owner also gave us all their eels free, knowing that we bought the fishes to be liberated. We also took all the frogs in the restaurant. They were so kind that they told us to liberate the fishes fast and come back to pay later or the next day! They let us go without any payment! I think they were touched by Rinpoche’s act of kindness and reciprocated. No restaurant will let go of their fishes easily during this period as supply of fishes are scarce, and the festive season is the peak period to make maximum profit.

    Read more about this compasionate story at http://bit.ly/2P1rsPh
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 02:12 PM
    This is so horrible, the way how the horse is being slaughtered! It is not humane at all. Imagine the fear the horse has to go through before its last moment.

    How can we still enjoy our meat dishes knowing how much pain the animals have to suffer? We use horses for horse racing when they are still young and strong. When they are older, we kill them for their meat. This is life but we are treating them like an object.

    If we want a more peaceful world, less violence, we have to learn to generate compassion. One of the ways to develop our compassion is to stop eating meat because we don’t want animals to suffer. If we can afford and have time, we can also consider adopting animals from the shelters. As the demand for meat decreases, there will be less killing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/please-sign-this.html
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Oct 15. 2019 10:49 PM
    Mantras – Holy Words of Power

    Learn the power of holy words or better known as mantras that may be able to change the course of your life. How do mantras help with your obstacles or enhance your wishes? H.E. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche explains here in clear simple teaching to help us in our lives.

    http://bit.ly/MantrasPower
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Oct 15. 2019 10:19 PM
    The Icchantikas

    It is stated that this group of beings are beyond the possibility of enlightenment. Read more of this type of beings and do they really exist within our realm?

    http://bit.ly/TheIcchantikas
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Oct 15. 2019 08:22 PM
    Chinese activists recently stood up to dog meat traders and rescued 900 dogs bound for slaughter for human consumption. Many of the dogs were clearly stolen family pets, even wearing tags and collars: Huskies, German Shepherds, Poodles and the like, many extremely ill and dying from the slave ship like conditions of the truck and cages. One woman found her lost Golden Retriever on the truck, but was told she could not take him home unless she paid off the trader. The activists were beaten and after a 50 hour standoff finally rescued all of the dogs. However, by that time some dogs had died and the activists were forced to bury them at the scene.

    Read and watch the video here http://bit.ly/33yZK0g
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Oct 15. 2019 07:57 PM
    The ‘Ocean Drover’ is regarded by the live export industry as being one of the ‘best’ vessels on the water. But right now, animals confined within it are suffering and dying.

    After breaking down four weeks ago, just days after leaving Australia, the ship has been travelling at a reduced speed – extending an already long and arduous journey for the 48,000 sheep and cattle on board. On Friday it was revealed that the Ocean Drover had to make an emergency stop near Djibouti, Africa, after running low on feed for the animals, and now the exporter has confirmed the mounting deaths on board – still days from their final destination. One can only imagine what the surviving animals are enduring.

    The exporter has expressed dismay at not achieving their usual ‘success rate’ but this is an industry that judges ‘success’ by the number of animals still standing at the end of a voyage. Sheep suffer and die on every live export ship that leaves Australia and their deaths are considered just a routine part of doing business. The animals onboard the Ocean Drover may be beyond our help. But don’t let their suffering be in vain – your MP needs to hear their story. Please take 2 minutes to call your Federal Member TODAY to express your utter dismay at yet another live export tragedy.

    http://bit.ly/2Mf36Q6
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Oct 15. 2019 07:27 PM
    Hummingbirds are easy to attract to a backyard garden, a cinch to keep well fed, and a joy to watch. These sparkling jewels of sum at mer are easy to love.

    But if you don’t take proper care to provide healthy nectar and clean feeders, they’re also an easy bird to love to death.

    Hummingbird feeders must be kept clean and free from mold and fungus, or the tiny hum-buzzers you so enjoy could develop a serious and deadly fungus infection. This infection causes the tongue to swell, making it impossible for the bird to feed.

    Read more on the basics of Hummingbird care at http://bit.ly/2MhHr9V

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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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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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 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
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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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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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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    6 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • 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.
    6 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • 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.
    7 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.
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    7 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    7 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    7 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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    8 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    9 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    9 months ago
    Cute!
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    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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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    10 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
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    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    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
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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First Pilgrimage cum Camp held in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS.
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Melinda showed pictures and biography of Rinpoche to students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children have so much fun during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Sunday dharma class has resumed today after a long break. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien is a good story teller. Children enjoy listening to his dharma sharing. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Melinda guided children to recite mantra during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children and teachers practise some moves for the Graduation performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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So many happy moments for teachers and students during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback Graduation 2018 - Video recording for the event. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teachers & students do prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teenage dharma class in Gompa Kechara House. Lin Mun KSDS
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