White Manjushri Daily Practice

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Oct 29, 2012

(By Tsem Rinpoche)

I decided to give a White Manjushri practice to one of my students, Moh Mei, who joined the Ladrang a while ago. White Manjushri and all practices of Manjushri (or emanations of Manjushri) are very powerful for helping us to clear our delusions and ignorance, and helping us to gain wisdom. Not ordinary wisdom or ordinary intelligence. It is the penetrative intelligence that lets us see our predicament nakedly and directly. Once we see our situations nakedly and directly we can develop some aversions to getting into self created sufferings deeper. Or getting into them more. Many of the problems we create for ourselves is due to not understanding the true situation in which we create our unwanted predicaments. Manjushri’s practice is very powerful to avert this and overcome.

Many of the difficulties that we have, arise because we have a wrong projection of how things should be. We don’t understand the reality of true cessation of suffering and true cause of happiness. We act ignorantly accruing undesired results.. Therefore, our actions, speech and thoughts act from unwanted and unknown distortion and create more suffering for us. Manjushri practices are very good for helping us to gain penetrative insight and wisdom to counter this…counter wrong distorted views that lead to wrong distorted action and unwanted results.

Although this sadhana was composed for Moh Mei, I thought it would be good to share it with everyone, so you can also adopt this practice for yourself. This practice can be done by anyone!  There are no initiations required… but it is very important to have the right motivations and visualizations are described below. This is what will make the practice most effective.

I thought I would share this compilation for anyone wishing to practice without initiation and heavy commitments of tantra. Without initiation you can practice as I have compiled below.  May you be blessed. May you be protected by the mystical, magical, peaceful, wrathful and secret emanations of Lord Manjushri until enlightenment.

Tsem Rinpoche


 

White Manjushri

My personal White Manjushri thangka. To download this image in its original high resolution, and for more high resolution images, please click here.

 

THE SADHANA AND VISUALIZATION

Anyone can engage in these prayers as a daily practice – you do not need permission or initiation. If you wish to take this as you personal sadhana, it is very important to note the following:
*The most important aspect of this practice is to set a very strong and determined motivation, as has been explained below: namely, you understand that all sentient beings, including yourself, do not have penetrative insight or wisdom, or understand the true reality of life. This is what causes us to create thoughts, speech and action that ultimately bring us unhappiness, difficulties and problems. Realising this, you engage in this practice to gain penetrative insight and wisdom, to help yourself and all beings. You must be consistent in your prayers.
*Do the meditations and prayers daily to be able to gain and experience the results of a clearer mind. You can do the practice as I have layed out for you below in either Tibetan phonetics or English. Up to you.  Recite as I have layed it out for you below. Good to recite the 11 Reversals and Atisha’s advice daily as part of the sadhana which I have included. It is good to take up Manjushri’s practice. You can never go ‘wrong’ with any form of Manjushri. I wish everyone luck and happiness. Compiled in Kuala Lumpur by myself holding the name Tsem Tulku Rinpoche October 26, 2012.

TAKING REFUGE

NAMO GURU BEH

NAMO BUDDHA YA

NAMO DHARMA YA

NAMO SANGHA YA (3x)

 

I take refuge in the Guru

I take refuge in the Buddha

I take refuge in the Dharma

I take refuge in the Sangha (3x)

 

THE FOUR IMMEASURABLES

SEM CHEN TAM CHE DAY WA DANG DAY WAY GYU DANG DEN PAR GYUR CHIG

SEM CHEN TAM CHE DUG NGEL DANG DUG NGEL KYI GYU DANG DREL WAR GYUR CHIG

SEM CHEN TAM CHE DUG NGEL MAY PAY DAY WA DANG MI DREL WAR GYUR CHIG

SEM CHEN TAM CHE NYE RING CHAG DANG NYI DANG DREL WAY DANG NYOM LA NAY PAR GYUR CHIG

 

May all sentient beings have happiness and its causes,

May all sentient beings be free of suffering and its causes,

May all sentient beings never be separated from sorrowless bliss,

May all sentient beings abide in equanimity, free of bias, attachment and anger.

 

THE ELEVEN REVERSALS BY LAMA TSONGKHAPA

  1. The indication of having trained in the practice of relying upon the Spiritual Guide is the reversal of our previous lack of faith in our Spiritual Guide such that we have unchangeable faith.
  2. The indication of having trained in the practice of meditation on precious human life is the reversal of our previous lack of interest in pure Dharma practice.
  3. The indication of having trained in the practice of meditation on impermanence is the reversal of worldly concerns; or a reversal of our attachment to the things of this life.
  4. The indication of having trained in the practice of meditation on the sufferings of the lower realms is the reversal of our previous lack of fear of lower rebirth.
  5. The indication of having trained in the practice of refuge and karma is the reversal of our previous lack of actual protection from lower rebirth.
  6. The indication of having trained in the practice of meditation on the disadvantages of samsara is the reversal of our previous lack of renunciation.
  7. The indication of having trained in the practice of the three higher trainings is the reversal of our previous lack of progress on the path to liberation.
  8. The indication of having trained in the practice of bodhichitta is the reversal of our self-cherishing mind.
  9. The indication of having trained in the practice of emptiness is the reversal of our self-grasping.
  10. The indication of having trained in the practice of generation stage is the reversal of our ordinary appearance and ordinary conception.
  11. The indication of having trained in the practice of completion stage is the reversal of our subtle dualistic appearance.

 

ADVICE FROM ATISHA’S HEART

When Venerable Atisha came to Tibet, he first went to Ngari, where he remained for two years giving many teachings to the disciples of Jang Chub Ö. After two years had passed, he decided to return to India, and Jang Chub Ö requested him to give one last teaching before he left. Atisha replied that he had already given them all the advice they needed, but Jang Chub Ö persisted in his request and so Atisha accepted and gave the following advice.

How wonderful!

Friends, since you already have great knowledge and clear understanding, whereas I am of no importance and have little wisdom, it is not suitable for you to request advice from me. However, because you dear friends, whom I cherish from my heart, have requested me, I shall give you this essential advice from my inferior and childish mind.

Friends, until you attain Enlightenment the Spiritual Teacher is indispensable, therefore rely upon the holy Spiritual Guide.

Until you realize ultimate truth, listening is indispensable, therefore listen to the instructions of the Spiritual Guide.

Since you cannot become a Buddha merely by understanding Dharma, practise earnestly with understanding.

Avoid places that disturb your mind, and always remain where your virtues increase.

Until you attain stable realizations, worldly amusements are harmful, therefore abide in a place where there are no such distractions.

Avoid friends who cause you to increase delusions, and rely upon those who increase your virtue. This you should take to heart.

Since there is never a time when worldly activities come to an end, limit your activities.

Dedicate your virtues throughout the day and the night, and always watch your mind.

Because you have received advice, whenever you are not meditating always practise in accordance with what your Spiritual Guide says.

If you practise with great devotion, results will arise immediately, without your having to wait for a long time.

If from your heart you practise in accordance with Dharma, both food and resources will come naturally to hand.

Friends, the things you desire give no more satisfaction than drinking sea water, therefore practise contentment.

Avoid all haughty, conceited, proud, and arrogant minds, and remain peaceful and subdued.

Avoid activities that are said to be meritorious, but which in fact are obstacles to Dharma.

Profit and respect are nooses of the maras, so brush them aside like stones on the path.

Words of praise and fame serve only to beguile us, therefore blow them away as you would blow your nose.

Since the happiness, pleasure, and friends you gather in this life last only for a moment, put them all behind you.

Since future lives last for a very long time, gather up riches to provide for the future.

You will have to depart leaving everything behind, so do not be attached to anything.

Generate compassion for lowly beings, and especially avoid despising or humiliating them.

Have no hatred for enemies, and no attachment for friends.

Do not be jealous of others’ good qualities, but out of admiration adopt them yourself.

Do not look for faults in others, but look for faults in yourself, and purge them like bad blood.

Do not contemplate your own good qualities, but contemplate the good qualities of others, and respect everyone as a servant would.

See all living beings as your father or mother, and love them as if you were their child.

Always keep a smiling face and a loving mind, and speak truthfully without malice.

If you talk too much with little meaning you will make mistakes, therefore speak in moderation, only when necessary.

If you engage in many meaningless activities your virtuous activities will degenerate, therefore stop activities that are not spiritual.

It is completely meaningless to put effort into activities that have no essence.

If the things you desire do not come it is due to karma created long ago, therefore keep a happy and relaxed mind.

Beware, offending a holy being is worse than dying, therefore be honest and straightforward.

Since all the happiness and suffering of this life arise from previous actions, do not blame others.

All happiness comes from the blessings of your Spiritual Guide, therefore always repay his kindness.

Since you cannot tame the minds of others until you have tamed your own, begin by taming your own mind.

Since you will definitely have to depart without the wealth you have accumulated, do not accumulate negativity for the sake of wealth.

Distracting enjoyments have no essence, therefore sincerely practise giving.

Always keep pure moral discipline for it leads to beauty in this life and happiness hereafter.

Since hatred is rife in these impure times, don the armour of patience, free from anger.

You remain in samsara through the power of laziness, therefore ignite the fire of the effort of application.

Since this human life is wasted by indulging in distractions, now is the time to practise concentration.

Being under the influence of wrong views you do not realize the ultimate nature of things, therefore investigate correct meanings.

Friends, there is no happiness in this swamp of samsara, so move to the firm ground of liberation.

Meditate according to the advice of your Spiritual Guide and dry up the river of samsaric suffering.

You should consider this well because it is not just words from the mouth, but sincere advice from the heart.

If you practise like this you will delight me, and you will bring happiness to yourself and others.

I who am ignorant request you to take this advice to heart.

 

SETTING THE MOTIVATION

Our mother and father are to our left and right, as usual. Our ‘enemies’ are in the front of us. All mother sentient beings of the six realms are all around us. We especially stress the point that all mother sentient beings around us really do not have the in-depth wisdom to be able to penetrate into the reality of life; to penetrate into the projections that chain us to our actions, and our actions and result bring us much, much more unwanted, unwarranted problems, difficulties and neurosis. Contemplate all of this deeply before going further in the practice. Get the motivation correct by contemplation this. We are setting the motivation as to why we are engaging in this holy practice.

So therefore, realise that all sentient beings around us, including ourselves, are really, really in need of supreme wisdom, supreme insight and supreme intelligence. It is not just intelligence, but meritorious intelligence where we can penetrate into the reality of our lives, our existence – past, present and future. Simply to have intelligence and understand or grasp things quickly, or be able to see things quickly doesn’t help much because there are many, many intelligent people out there whose intelligence is geared more towards self-benefit or short-term benefit, which means that it is just for this life. Very rare is their intelligence penetrative into future lives.

So realising this, and thinking very strongly that all sentient beings and myself have this type of unrecognized suffering – which is not having true penetrative wisdom – then we take refuge in White Manjushri sitting in front of us, as pictured in the thangka. We shouldn’t think of him as flat. We should think of him as three-dimensional. The special refuge we take in him is with the motivation explained above.

 

This is my personal White Manjushri Thangka

WHITE MANJUSHRI PRAISE AND VISUALISATION

With as much clarity as possible, we visualise Manjushri on a vast, unending ocean of milk. The ocean is vast like the Pacific or Atlantic Ocean and the milk is white, auspicious and nurturing. We are at the shore. At the shore, there are beautiful white elephants, walking all over with their trunks up, with their tusks facing up, undamaged, peaceful and happy, wandering around.

We can also visualise that White Manjushri is on an island, on this ocean in front of us. On this island, surrounding White Manjushri, are a lot of white elephants also, and dakas and dakinis dancing, rejoicing and singing songs of emptiness.

From Manjushri’s heart, we visualise lights going out, inviting Tsongkhapa, Chenrezig and Vajrapani, and then to all Buddhas. It goes especially to these three deities, and then we visualise then coming and dissolving into Manjushri. And then all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Deities come and Manjushri is completely empowered. The Manjushri in front of you is really actually Manjushri, the Wisdom of all Buddhas, past, present and future.

With this clear, concise visualization in mind – and we have practice every day to make it clear – we recite White Manjushri’s holy mantra. As we recite his holy mantra, we visualise white lights from Manjushri coming, entering our foreheads or crown, washing away our ignorance, disease and problems. Believe this is happening.

From our bottom anus side, black, horrific lights –f that are disgusting, putrid, smelly, diseased, toxic, with scorpions, snakes and reptiles – all go out to 7 levels below the ground. The Lord of Death is there. (The Lord of Death is pictured around the wheel of samsara. He is black, ferocious; he is the one who comes to take our lives away). Visualise the Lord of Death rising, opening his mouth and accepting all of this putrid, horrible negative karma, ignorance, disease and doubt. He swallows it completely. We have to visualise that he’s very happy to eat and drink this. Then, he lays down, closes his eyes and goes to sleep; that he will not disturb us anymore. This part is important, according to Zong Rinpoche – that he actually lays down and he goes to sleep. We have to visualise that. Our life is extended, our merits grow, our health becomes vibrant and our mind becomes free from disharmony we should think strongly.

Then the ground under us seals up – all seven levels. On top of the ground is a double vajra, sealing the ground so that the Lord of Death cannot come to disturb our mind, our body and our speech. The Lord of Death represents the potential of  our own negative karma also catching up to us.

Then, we are sitting on top of the ground and our bodies are filled with white light and a great amount of wisdom, compassion, penetrative insight. An in-depth understanding into the Buddha’s teachings which will be applicable and which we can apply just pours into our bodies and fills us, as we recite the mantra. This blessed white light comes from Lord Manjushri.

 

 

We should do this every single day with a lot of conviction, a lot of trust and a lot of faith in Manjushri. Then, you will see your mind turn around better and better. 

 

WHITE MANJUSHRI’S PRAISE AND MANTRA

(composed by His Holiness the 2nd Dalai Lama)

To be recited with the motivation and visualisation explained above.

I make humble obeisance to you, Manjushri
Great destroyer of mistaken perception,
Wide like the lotus petals are your eyes,
Your mind the pinnacle of expansive bliss.

Your body resplendently white as the effulgent moon,
A sword of Wisdom and Holy Writ in hand,
Your hair coiled in five knots: thus you
Epitomise the splendour and tranquillity of eternal youth.

 

MANTRA:

OM WAKEY DHA-NE-MA 

(At least one rosary per day minimum or more, as time permits. Do as much as you can with the above visualization or you can contemplate on Lam Rim subjects also.)

 


DEDICATION

JANG JUB SEM CHOK RINPOCHE

MA KYE PA NAM KYE GYUR CHIK

KYE PA NYAM PA ME PA YANG

GONG NA GONG DU PEL WAR SHUG

Precious supreme Bodhimind,

May it, where unborn, arise,

And, where born, never decline,

But increase forever more!

 

TONG NI TONG WA RINPOCHE

MA KYE PA NAM KYE GYUR CHIK

KYE PA NYAM PA ME PA YANG

GONG NA GONG DU PEL WAR SHUG

Precious view of Shunyata

May it, where unborn, arise,

And, where born, never decline,

But increase forever more!

 

DAG SOG JIN NYEH SAG PA GE WA DEE

TAN DANG DRO WA KUN LA GANG PHAN DANG

CHE PAR JE TSUN LO ZANG DRAG PA YI

TAN PI NYING PO RING DU SAL SHEH SHOG

May whatever virtue that I have gathered here,

Bring benefit to all beings and the Dharma,

And may it make Venerable Losang Drakpa’s

Essence teachings specially shine forever!

 

KYE WA KUN TU YANG DAK LA MA DANG

DRAL ME CHO KYI PAL LA LONG CHO CHING

SA DANG LAM GYI YON TEN RAP DZOK NA

DORJE CHANG GI GO PANG NYUR TOP SHUG

(Prayer by Je Tsongkhapa)

In all lives may I never be parted

From perfect Gurus and may I enjoy the glory of Dharma.

By perfecting the qualities of the paths and stages,

May I quickly attain the state of Vajradhara!

 

GE WA DI YI NYUR DU DAK

LA MA SANG GYE DRUP GYUR NA

DRO WA CHIK KYANG MA LU PA

DE YI SA LA GO PAR SHUG

(Dedication of Virtue)

Through this virtue may I swiftly

Attain the Guru Deva’s state,

And place each and every being,

Without exception, in that state!

 

CHO KHI GYAL PO TSONGKHAPA

CHO TSUL NAM PAR PHEL WA LA

GEK KI TSHAN MA ZHI WA DANG

THUN KYIN MA LU TSHANG WAR SHOK

May all obstacles be pacified

And all good conditions be complete

For the fully pure Dharma system

Of Dharma King, Tsongkhapa, to flourish!

 

DA DANG SHEN GI DU SUM DANG

DRIL WA TSOK NYI LA TEN NAY

GYA WA LO ZANG DRAG PA YI

TAN PAR YUN RING VAR GYUR CHIG

Because of the combined two accumulations

Of myself and others in the three times,

May the Teachings of the Conqueror Tsongkhapa Losang Drakpa,

brightly blaze forever!

 

NYIMO DELEK TSEN TELEK

NYIME GUNG YANG DELEK SHIN

NYITSEN TAKTU DELEK PEL

KON CHOK SUM GYI JIN GYI LOB

KON CHOK SUM GYI NGOR DRUL TSOL

KON CHOK SUM GYI TRA SHI SHOK

(Auspicious dedication)

May all be auspicious, day and night!

May auspiciousness increase both day and night

Like the sun rising to its highest in the heavens!

Three Jewels of Refuge, please bless us!

Three Jewels of Refuge, please bestow attainments!

May there be auspiciousness of the Three Jewels!

 

JETSUN LAMA KU TSE RABTEN CHING

NAM KAR TRINLEY CHOG CHUR GYE PA DANG

LOBSANG TEN PE DRON ME SA SUM GYI

DRO WE MUNSEL TAKTUR NE GYUR CHIG

(Dedication for the Guru’s long life)

May the Venerable Guru’s life be completely stable,

May pure deeds spread to the ten directions,

And may the lamp of Lama Tsongkhapa’s Teachings,

Always remain, dispelling the darkness of the ignorance of beings!

 

GANG RI RAWE KORWAI SHING KHAM DIR

PEN DANG DEWA MALU GYUNG WAI NE

CHENREZIG WANG TENZIN GYATSO YI

SHA PEI SITHAI BAR DU DEN GYUR CHIG

(Dedication for the long life of H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama)

In this land encircled by snow mountains,

Source of every benefit and joy,

May Lord Tenzin Gyatso, Chenrezig,

Remain in this life until samsara’s end!

This is your daily practice to White Manjushri daily. You should obtain a thangka, photo, statue or image of White Manjushri and have a shrine set up if convenient. Make clean and clear water offerings, incense, flowers or whatever is convenient daily. Making offerings to Manjushri daily will generate tremendous merits to empower our realizations. Anyone can do this practice anytime.

You can do this practice morning, afternoon or night. Up to you. But consistently do it daily and reap the benefits! I wish everyone well and wisdom!

 

Other Forms of Manjushri

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Another form of Manjushri known as Manjushri Namasamgiti together with Dorje Shugden. Click on image to enlarge or click here for more beautiful thangkas.

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Another form of Manjushri known as Dharmadhatu Vagishvara Manjushri together with Dorje Shugden. Click on image to enlarge or click here for more beautiful thangkas.

White Manjushri. Click on image to enlarge or click here for more beautiful thangkas.

Guhya Manjushri. Click on image to enlarge or click here for more beautiful thangkas.

 

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  1. Joy on Nov 23, 2018 at 3:48 am

    Mantras in the waters of Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia

    Mantras represent the blessings of the enlightened beings in the form of sound. When we recite mantras they stimulate the various parts of our body to heal itself, to clear itself, to purify itself and to gain higher states of consciousness. Therefore, mantras are very powerful. They can be written, visualised or recited out aloud. The mantras of enlightened beings bless ordinary beings, animals, ethereal or formless beings and everyone in the environment.

    In Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia, we have a koi fish pond, on which sits a magnificent statue of Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom. When the fish circumambulate around Manjushri they are blessed by his divine presence. At the same time, people who come to visit the pond and circumambulate around Manjushri receive the same blessings.

    Along with the Manjushri fish pond, we also have a lake in Kechara Forest Retreat. In the middle of this lake is a Shakyamuni Buddha statue. In both these places we have placed Manjushri mantra stones underneath submerged under the water so that the animals, humans and beings who circumambulate these holy statues, not only circumambulate the images of the Buddhas but also sacred mantras. The is done in order to plant the seeds of enlightenment in their mindstreams so that in the future they are able to realise Bodhicitta, the realisation of Emptiness and higher states of consciousness. So, I thought I would share this little video with everyone. Thank you.

    Tsem Rinpoche
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com
    https://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1542840739.mp4


  2. Joy on Nov 23, 2018 at 3:47 am

    This video, narrated in Chinese, features Manjushri mantra stones. These are stones carved with the sacred mantra of Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom. The mantra of any Buddha is basically the manifestation of the enlightened being in the form of sound. Therefore, Manjushri’s mantra embodies the special qualities of his transcendent wisdom. Offering of these mantras stones is likened to an offering of Manjushri-like speech to the Three Jewels.

    Sponsoring and offering such stones has the benefit of gaining deeper insight into spiritual practice, improving one’s memory, critical thinking, creativity, language and the purification of negative karma related to speech. It also promotes the development of powerful speech that has a positive impact on others.

    In the video we see mantra stones placed at the majestic Four-armed Manjushri statue in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia. The more stones are offered there, the more benefit it brings to the person circumambulating and paying homage to Lord Manjushri. These stones are available at Naropa’s Cave in Kechara Forest Retreat and can be offered to the statue of Manjushri here just as you see in the video.

    Tsem Rinpoche
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com
    https://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1542838906.mp4


  3. Samfoonheei on Nov 3, 2018 at 10:26 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful White Manjushri daily practice and the teachings from the 11 reversals of Lama Tsongkhapa and the advice from Atisha’s heart. The correct method to visualise Manjushri in front of us plays an important part in our practice which I learned. Thanks again with folded hands.

  4. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 25, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    Dear All

    I would like to share with you the sacred prayer of Manjushri – A Concert Names of Manjushri (’Jam-dpal mtshan-brjod, Skt. Mañjuśrī-namasamgiti), which consists of 160 verses and mantra sentences. One version is translated by Alexander Berzin, a scholar, translator, and teacher of Tibetan Buddhism, and the other one is from FPMT.

    Valentina

  5. KOAY on Jun 19, 2017 at 9:37 am

    Dear Rinpoche

    may I know OM WA GA SU REH MUM is that Manjushri mantra

    May I know the actual chanting is mantra

    Thank you

  6. Connie Neil on Aug 15, 2016 at 1:48 am

    Thank you for providing what my teacher Karma Chime Wangmo suggested to help healing from breast cancer operation and treatments. I was given the oral transmission by the late Ven Namgyal Rinpoche many years ago. I appreciate the inclusion of your personal thangka. I practice at the Dharma Centre of Canada near Kinmount, ON

    • Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:12 am

      Hi Connie, thanks for your message! This entire blog exists because Rinpoche understands not everyone may have the privilege of living near a Dharma centre or teacher, so having the teachings and practices available online provides a very important service to these practitioners. Hence why there is so much information, teachings, news and images on this blog, for free and for the benefit of all 🙂

      Rinpoche personally really loves the practice of Manjushri, which he says shows very strong and quick results whenever he recommends it to someone. And since you have received the practice of Manjushri from your teacher, you may also find this blog post interesting: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/all-about-manjushri.html It covers everything there is to know about Manjushri, including his history, origins / background, practice, various forms, iconography, etc.

      All the best!

    • Pastor Shin Tan on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:48 pm

      Thank you for your message Connie! It’s nice to hear from another fellow Dharma practitioner, and to know that tsemrinpoche.com benefits many around the world.

      You may be interested in more readings here under the “Buddhas, Dharma & Practice” category of the blog: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/buddhas-dharma

      Rinpoche has also kindly made available many high resolution Buddha images for practitioners to download here: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/downloads

      May you get well soon and all the best in your practice.

  7. Graceleong on Apr 19, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for reposting this teaching. I missed it the last time it was posted in year 2012. I did this sadhanna this morning, for the first time, and it felt really good. The 11 reversals by Lama Tsongkhapa is very deep and it has been on my mind the whole day. I really need to spend more time to contemplate these 11 statemtents. Thank you Rinpoche.

  8. Oya on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, Thank you for this concise and beautiful sadhana, White Manjushri I feel very connected to and his mantra helps me remember things right on the spot. In fact if I forget something and continue doing his mantra with determined certainty that it will restore my memory then it is so amazing ~ and I appreciate this so much. Thank you again and forever,
    I Love Dharma, your continual care, and feel your blessings always,
    May your life be long and stable so you can continue to turn the Wheel Of Dharma for sentient beings.
    Oya

  9. sandra on Apr 1, 2015 at 10:51 pm

    Nice sadhana – i only learnt today that sadhana means ‘to accomplish something’. I guess in dharmic sadhana we want to accomplish the buddha qualities of wisdom and compassion and skilful means. Excellent – I will enjoy doing my sadhanas now as i know the inner meaning of the word. Very cool. Also I like this White Manjushri sadhana and I might include in my daily prayers – seems easy to do esp the visualisations and the heart advice by Atisha is exemplary and Rinpoche’s help in explaining the meaning behind the prayers and the sadhanas. Thank you as always Rinpoche.

    • Vikrant on Jun 13, 2015 at 5:56 pm

      Dear Sandra, Nothing is to be ‘accomplish’ as such. just enjoy your state of being when you are in Sadhana.Just be a witness to it.May you be blessed always.Regards

  10. Pastor Niral on Dec 10, 2014 at 8:05 am

    Dear Gino,

    The Sanskrit version of the White Manjushri Mantra is pronounced Om Vakyeda Namah. I hope this helps.

    If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to ask the Pastors. Thank you.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/ask-the-pastors

  11. Gino on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    thanks for the White Manjushri Sadhana!
    Please, may I ask for the sanskrit version of the mantra? This could help me a lot!
    Again, thank a lot for your thoughtfulness!
    Gino

  12. Christine on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:21 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    I am a beginning practicing buddhist and an opportunity to have white Manjushri initiation given to me has come up. Because I am fairly new to Buddhism (a year and a bit) I’m not quite familiar with White Manjushri or the initiation. I have found very little information available, so I’m wondering if there is more you can tell me about it, especially in regard to my responsibilities once I’ve taken initiation.
    Thank you for your teachings.
    Christine

  13. Sharon Saw on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    Thank you for sharing about this beautiful practice. I love Manjushri in all his forms because ignorance is one of my root delusions so i really need his practice! The 11 reversals of Lama Tsongkhapa and the Advice from Atisha’s heart are all very logical, though our delusions make them not so easy to apply. Work in progress 🙂

    Atisha’s advice is nothing new though – it is all that Rinpoche has been advising us already, and as “all happiness comes from the blessings of your Spiritual Guide, therefore always repay his kindness.” i shall repay Rinpoche’s kindness by doing my Dharma work well and conscientiously so i do not disturb Rinpoche’s mind.

  14. Joy on Dec 23, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    “Many of the difficulties that we have, arise because we have a wrong projection of how things should be. We don’t understand the reality of true cessation of suffering and true cause of happiness. We act ignorantly accruing undesired results..”

    This statement really explains it all…why we experience what we experience through out our daily interactions, our situation we’re in and why we actually become unhappy.

    Thank you Rinpoche for giving us this opportunity to cut through our wrong projections with this precious practice. Personally I find any of Manjushri’s practice very powerful and swift in its effect. Your mind becomes clearer and doubts or wrong ways of thinking become much lesser. A part from these blessings, one also will notice ones improvements in understanding and absorbing the Dharma, writing skills and memory. Manjushri practice is really excellent for just about anyone but those in the arts and writing will find their skills sharpened.

  15. mitra on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:51 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this blog post, i like white manjushri.and thank you for teaching us.

  16. Henry Ooi on Nov 9, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    I remember Dato’ Ruby’s children, Jean Ai, Jean Mei, Clifford together with Patsy Gooi’s daughter, Christine and some other children doing a White Manjushri retreat given by Rinpoche a few years back.

    Rinpoche also taught on the many forms of Manjushri, the latest being the Dream Manjushri that was invited and offered to Rinpoche by a sponsor when Kechara Paradise staff and I recently went to Kathmandu.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing this.

  17. Uncle Eddie on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:43 am

    For many of us, a white Manjushri practice is a first experience. A white Manjushri sadhana practice is said to be very powerful one to help us to clear delusions and ignorance – not ordinary wisdom or ordinary intelligence. It is also very powerful to avert and overcome unwanted self-created predicatment. As what Rinpoche said, daily offerings made to white Manjushri generates tremendous merits to empower our realisations. What a fantastic loving and caring Guru all of us are fortunate to have, always protective! With the daily recitation and practise of white Manjushri’s holy mantra, may our merits grow, our health becomes vibrant and our mind free from our delusions and unnecessary worries. With deep heartfelt thanks to Rinpoche.

  18. Joe Ang on Nov 6, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    It is a great blessing for Moh Mei to have received the White Manjushri practice directly from Rinpoche.

    Thank you very much Rinpoche for putting the practice here on the blog for the rest of us to read and understand the benefit of this practice.

    The White Manjushri practice will significantly help lessen our delusion and ignorance,allowing us to see directly into ourselves the problems that are actually plaguing us and making us create more sufferings for ourselves.

    By knowing the real problem that lies within us, we will be able to avoid making the same mistake over and over again. And we will be able to overcome our negative habituations and open up our mind to absorb positivity and goodness.

  19. Karma Gendun on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:28 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    I recently found out that 3000 silk worms are killed to make a pound of silk. The farmers put them in boiling water while they are in their cocoons, because if they come out they dissolve much of the silk. I know many implements such as damarus have silk brocade. I was going to buy a chod drum, as I am wanting to start chod practice, however after reading that I am not so sure, because I do not want to contribute to the killing of these wonderful creatures. Any advice is greatly appreciated, as I feel I have a good connection to chod practice and hearing it brings me great peace, but I do not want to harm anything to practice it. Tu jay chay.

  20. KYC on Nov 6, 2012 at 8:12 am

    Dear Rinpoche, Thank you for this sadhana of White Manjushri. When reading the praise, the third line of the second verse struck me because I’ve read in a book on iconography that the number of knots (chignons) a Buddha has is significant. In Japan, the name given to Manjushri sometimes depends on the number of his chignons. Here in the thangka, White Manjushri has five knots. There can be as many as eight knots as in the Manjushri on a lion(Hachiji Monju Bosatsu). It is very interesting to study the iconography of Manjushri in different cultures.

  21. Lim (KH JB) on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:12 am

    Thanks Rinpoche that sharing this precious White Manjushri daily practice and Rinpoche personal White Manjushri Thangka. Its so beautiful, i had downloaded in my laptop… hehehe…

    Rejoice for Moh Mei to get this practice from Rinpoche…

    May my ignorance, disease and problems washing away by White Manjushri…

  22. Davin on Nov 4, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you so much for sharing this the White Manjushri practice which this daily prayers will be a tremendous benefit for us to gain wisdom. OM AH RA BA TSA NA DHI

  23. Pastor Chia on Nov 4, 2012 at 2:29 am

    Another precious practice rinpoche given to all of us. i love Manjushiri,may it help me cut off m ignorant and stupidity. Bless by White Manjushiri develop penetrative intelligence that lets us see our predicament nakedly and directly.

    Thank you Rinpoche sharing this teaching openly at your blog. I appreciated very much.

  24. Wan Wai Meng on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    I love the 11 reversals too it is a clear guide as to what kind of practices we have been doing, If we have done the practices we must have the results. If we do the practices correctly there is no way we cannot progress on the spiritual path. Thank you Rinpoche for giving us more information.

  25. hecelus tan on Nov 1, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche sharing us such beautiful White Manjushri’s Sadhana for all of us,Maybe I will start practice his Sadhana after I finish this year Manjushri Retreat.I am going to start this retreat soon.I will keep on report to Rinpoche after I finish the target that I have promise Rinpoche before.OM AH RA BA TSA NA DHI
    with folded hands
    Hecelus
    May Rinpoche longevity and I dedicated all the merits that I have collected from this year retreat to Rinpoche and your Dharma works.

  26. Edwin Tan on Oct 31, 2012 at 2:25 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for the post. Will add this to my Yamanthaka daily saddhana.

    Although the 11 reversals is really thought provoking, will use the little wisdom that is in me to comprehend.

    Once again, thank you Rinpoche.

  27. Pastor Susan on Oct 30, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Very often people ask the method to increase wisdom and counter wrong projections. This prayer and visualization will bring so much benefit to us all. Please print the prayer and include it into your daily sadhana.

  28. Adrian Chow on Oct 30, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you so much for sharing this the White Manjushri practice. May i ask Rinpoche some question? What is main difference between the two Manjushri (Orange and White), i am sure there’re no difference since Manjushri is the boddhisattva of wisdom but why is the mantra different? Is white Manjushri help to gain wisdom much faster? Is it necessary to practice both the Manjushri?

    Thank you Rinpoche

  29. Milly on Oct 30, 2012 at 10:24 am

    White Manjushri daily practice is so appropriate for many of us as we need penetrative wisdom. Wisdom by itself without contemplation and realization will not help us to improve/transform. Thank you Rinpoche for compiling White Manjushri practice for our benefit.

  30. Grace Leu ( KSJB ) on Oct 30, 2012 at 12:59 am

    This is the first time i saw white Manjushri. thank you Rinpoche to share with us for this practice in details.we really need a clear and penetrative wisdom to cut down our wrong views and delusion. As per Atisha say we need to tame our mind first.

  31. lewkwanleng on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    Thank you so much Rinpoche for sharing such precious teachings. This is the first time I heard of “The Eleven Reversals by Lama Tsongkapa” it is very deep. I read it several times, then only it starts to sink in. They make a lot of sense but I would say I don’t have the wisdom and clarity to see it, and I should include the mantra into my daily sadhana.

  32. Chee ks on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    Dear RInpoche, thk you for sharing the white manjushri practice as it would heip many peoples.

  33. patsy on Oct 29, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    Manjushri is the embodiment of the wisdom of all the Buddhas realising the ultimate nature of reality. May everyone who practice White Manjushri be blessed with penetrative wisdom.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for composing this daily prayers which will be a tremendous benefit for us to gain wisdom.

  34. choi sheem on Oct 29, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this teaching on White Manjushri practice. Also to make us realize that all the difficulties we are going through are due to our wrong projections. May I be able to gain the wisdom to lessen my delusions and ignorance.

  35. sockwan on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:39 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us how to do the white manjushri prayer. It is a short prayer, suitable for people like us who always complain about not having time to practice.

  36. James Long on Oct 29, 2012 at 2:49 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for teaching us White Majushri practice. All the while in my mind i was thinking White Manjushri practice is normally for monks and lay people like us will focus more on Orange Manjushri. I like the visualization part and also the advice by Atisha, direct and meaningful. We do not need to be Buddhist to practice what Atisha taught.

  37. wei theng on Oct 29, 2012 at 2:20 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the Whilte Manjushri daily sadhana. It is a blessing to be connected with Manjushri to gain the wisdom

  38. Darren Kechara Paradise on Oct 29, 2012 at 2:18 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this blog post, at first sight i thought it resemble White Tara so much. 🙂 May everyone whom sincerely practise gain tremendous benefits of White Manjushri.

  39. Bk on Oct 29, 2012 at 1:54 am

    The first ever form of Manjushri that I saw was actually White Manjushri, not yellow Manjushri like most people. I was first introduced to White Manjushri when I visited the Ladrang for the first time, and one of Rinpoche’s assistants showed me rinpoche’s personal statue.

    I was very attracted to White Manjushri’s iconography, and I thought (back then with zero dharma) that the sword and text were very cool in their representations and meaning. I liked the idea of being able to cut away my ignorance and being able to see clearly. Now, everytime I have the merits to listen to rinpoche’s teachings, I find that the teachings have the same effect as Manjushri’s sword.

    Thank you rinpoche for sharing this Sadhana with all. I particularly like the 11 reversals. This is the first time I am reading this, and it is very deep.

  40. AdelineTan on Oct 29, 2012 at 1:37 am

    P Susan gave a talk on wisdom and compassion on Sunday morning talk, i asked her how to increase one’s wisdom? She said do Manjushri practice,so this blog just came at the right timing. Thank you Rinpoche.

  41. radhika on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:34 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    am doing Guru Rinpoche practise daily…
    in which i do the Guru Rinpoche mantra and 7 line prayer …

    can the White Manjushri be included along-with this practise?

    radhika

    • tsemtulku on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:58 am

      Dear Radhika, yes it can be included with this and any prayer anyone is doing as I mentioned in the post. TR

      • radhika on Oct 29, 2012 at 1:53 am

        thanks

  42. Jonath on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:33 am

    Dear Rinpoche I don’t know where I can contact you and I wished you can see this MSG. My grandmother is ill she is not having and sickness but suddenly getting weaker to walk and have no appetite. I’m worried of her and I wanna do something for her. I humbly and with humiliation ask for Rinpoche suggestions to help her. I vaguely remembered Rinpoche once share amitayus practice and I dunno will this beneficial to her. She spent her whole life taking care of the family I wished she is good and happy spending her life. I sincerely wish Rinpoche can give me suggestions. I’m a student and I think I can offer a small statue of avalokiteswara to Rinpoche or anything I can offer. Hope u can see this MSG, I’m not writing to attract your attention but just my hope to seek help from a highly attained guru like you. With prayers and sincerely kneeling.

    • tsemtulku on Oct 29, 2012 at 1:00 am

      Dear Jonath, I am sorry to hear about your grandmother.

      Yes you can do Amitayus practice for her and also Medicine Buddha pujas for her asap.

      Make offerings of 108 lights to Medicine Buddha and sangsol.

      I hope this helps. TR

      • Jonath on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:15 am

        Dear Rinpoche thanks for the reply in the video of Rinpoche teaching us the amitayus practice is To require the nectar. May I know how to get it and could you elaborate how to do a medicine Buddha puja. I feel helpless as I did not stay with her and all I can do is this. I thank Rinpoche in advance of the help And guidance. I will offer Rinpoche whatever I can afford in return.

        • jeanai on Oct 29, 2012 at 5:15 pm

          Hi Jonath,

          I have received your email. I am in the midst of replying 🙂

          Thank you,
          Jean Ai

          • Joe on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:18 pm

            nice blog and powerfull.

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    This article had show scientific analysis through vocal test and get their foot prints to prove their are being like big foot existence in this world.Whether is not 100 percent proving. I am truthfully this creature existing in this world.

    Pastor David explains about evidences through dermal ridges and that it is nearly impossible to fake them.So it all comes to the conclusion that Bigfoot, Yeti, Sasquatch exist and that they are.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 24. 2020 02:46 PM
    Going on a pilgrimage to Lhasa , Tibet is worth . Lhasa was flocked with numerous monasteries and temples.It is world-famous for its sites of historical interest related to Buddhism, where hundred thousands of pilgrims and tourist go there yearly. The Tibetan have a long history in this region and very rich in culture. It is known for its splendid thousands of sacred lakes, and unique landscapes, with towering mountains.
    A beautiful and holy spiritual place for one to go , visiting holy places and connecting with the powerful energies. The Jokhang Monastery, Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Ganden Monastery are some of the monasteries one should pay a visit. My wishes came true last year, travelling with friends on a pilgrimage to Lhasa, Tibet. Reading this post helps a lot for those planning to go .
    Thank you Rinpoche and Stella for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/wonderful-lhasa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 24. 2020 02:45 PM
    John Lautner was an American was one of the most important American architects of the twentieth century. Wow …..his career spanned fifty-five years and left an indelible mark on the built environment of Southern California. Looking at the picture at this post tells all. Very extra-ordinary house built on a very steep land surrounded by beautiful tree canopies. Did google more about this man who built this building. He had designed more than fifty significant unique structures in Southern California alone. Over the years he had gained increasing recognition since, with exhibitions, publications, a documentary, and did appeared in numerous films, commercials, and other media. His legacy remains vulnerable till today.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing from Thierry Janssens

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/extraordinary-house.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 24. 2020 02:43 PM
    Going on a pilgrimage visiting Gaden Mosnastery in Tibet, was indeed once a life experience. Well…. Going there with an oxygen tank will be tough when one experienced difficulties in breathing due to high attitude. Nor matter what happen our Lama Rinpoche made it there back in December 2008 and early January 2009 during winter. I am lucky visiting Gaden Monastery with friends back in May 2019 without any hitch with our lama blessing then. It’s a beautiful monastery and its so holy one could feel the powerful energies there.
    For Rinpoche its home coming after so long. Seeing the pictures of Rinpoche standing in front of the Golden Stupa where the holy remains of Lama Tsongkhapa’s blessed body/clothes/relics were remind me of the great moment there. If given the opportunity again , I wish to visit the monastery again in the near future.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/i-visited-gaden-for-1st-time-with-an-oxygen-tank.html
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    Thank you for the article sharing. Children learn a lot through activities that captures their attention and imaginations. They too have a strong desire to explore, discover through activities .

    It will be a great start for the kids to have dharma teaching activities at young age, because of their curiosity and desire to follows what they see and absorb the interest to learn from experiences.

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    Thank you for the people showing their compassion and rescued the dog. Hopefully this video create more awareness to let people know animals are sufferings because of the people satisfaction.Once again thank you for sharing this article.


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    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/buddhist-monastery-from-700-ad-found.html
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    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/beautiful-hindu-temples.html
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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/what-he-can-do-for-us.html
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    Now with these knowledge of where some of the relics are located, I will be able to visit the temples holding such precious blessings.Thank you very much for sharing this good article.


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    Thank you Rinpoche and Beatrix Ooi for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/jeong-kwan-the-zen-buddhist-chef.html
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    Naturally, a lot of myths related to the subject emerged over time. And just like it is the case with many other spiritual and paranormal practices, there are plenty of believers who are ready to vouch for it, in spite of science having disproved their convictions.

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108 candles and sang (incense) offered at our Wish-Fulfilling Grotto, invoking Dorje Shugden\'s blessings for friends, sponsors and supporters, wonderful!
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108 candles and sang (incense) offered at our Wish-Fulfilling Grotto, invoking Dorje Shugden's blessings for friends, sponsors and supporters, wonderful!
Dharmapalas are not exclusive to Tibetan culture and their practice is widespread throughout the Buddhist world - https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=193645
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Dharmapalas are not exclusive to Tibetan culture and their practice is widespread throughout the Buddhist world - https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=193645
One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat\'s doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
8 months ago
One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat's doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
8 months ago
Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
By the time I heard about Luang Phor Thong, he was already very old, in his late 80s. When I heard about him, I immediately wanted to go and pay my respects to him. - http://bit.ly/LuangPhorThong
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By the time I heard about Luang Phor Thong, he was already very old, in his late 80s. When I heard about him, I immediately wanted to go and pay my respects to him. - http://bit.ly/LuangPhorThong
It\'s very nice to see volunteers helping maintain holy sites in Kechara Forest Retreat, it\'s very good for them. Cleaning Buddha statues is a very powerful and effective way of purifying body karma.
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It's very nice to see volunteers helping maintain holy sites in Kechara Forest Retreat, it's very good for them. Cleaning Buddha statues is a very powerful and effective way of purifying body karma.
Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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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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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
1 years ago
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!!!
1 years ago
This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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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
1 years ago
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
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Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
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Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
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So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
4 months ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
4 months ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
4 months ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
5 months ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
6 months ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
6 months ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
6 months ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
6 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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