1M4U Youth Convention and Concert 2013

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On Saturday (2 March), President of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) Dato’ Ruby Khong, Khong Jean Mei and Khong Jean Ai were invited to be speakers at the REACH OUT Youth Convention and Celebration 2013. Organized by 1M4U, it was held at the Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus where over 1,500 youths attended.

1M4U stands for 1Malaysia For Youth… a non-profit organization that serves to promote volunteerism and to encourage the youth of Malaysia to reach out to their own community. They have all sorts of programs for youths to participate in… all aiming to instil a sense of social responsibility in them. 

If any Malaysian youth have their own ideas to serve the community, the 1M4U also has a DRe1M fund which provides financial support for youths to carry out their volunteer activities. How wonderful!

At 7.30am, youths ranging from age 17-25 started queuing up. They wanted to make sure that they got a seat in the auditorium! Many speakers from all over the world gathered at this event to share their experience in doing their passion work… one that inspires others. Those who were invited to speak were:

  • Tan Sri Tony Fernandes (founder of Tune Air Sdn Bhd, Air Asia Berhad, Chairman of QPR Holdings and Team Principal of Caterham F1)
  • Dato’ Ruby Khong, and her 2 daughters.
  • Scott Hammell (Illusionist and Guinness World Record holder)
  • Nick Allardice (Co-founder of Live Below The Line, and Asia Pacific Managing Director of Change.org)
  • Pushpa Basnet (winner of the CNN Hero Award 2012)
  • Chester See (YouTube celebrity)
  • Jinnyboy (YouTube celebrity)
  • David Choi (YouTube celebrity) 
  • Ben Ibrahim (TV and Radio Host, spokesperson for DoSomething.Gd)
  • Deborah Henry (Miss Universe Malaysia 2011)
  • Henry Golding (Travel Host, Presenter)
  • Michael Teoh (Malaysian Youth Advocate)
  • Matthew Supramaniam (BBC Boy Soprano)

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, came to meet the speakers, and gave the opening speech for Malaysia’s first ever 1M4U Youth Convention and Celebration. He then launched 9,999 1M4U number plates and officiated the new IM4U radio station, 107.9 FM.

Tan Sri Tony Fernandes then gave his keynote address, which I heard from Dato’ Ruby was very inspiring. 

Dato’ Ruby Khong, Jean Mei and Jean Ai were then invited on stage to give a speech for 30 mins. After 20 minutes, they opened the floor to questions… and 5 youths eagerly raised their hands to ask questions which was answered wonderfully by Dato’ Ruby and her two daughters.

I’m glad to see Dato’ Ruby, Jean Ai and Jean Mei participating in events such as this. It not only create awareness about KSK to the general public, but it is an event that promotes charity work to the youths of Malaysia. Charity work has for too long had a wrong perception that it is un-cool or it’s something that only retired people would consider doing. I am very happy to see that the government of Malaysia is placing importance on charity and volunteer work, and most of all, for having events such as 1M4U to re-educate the youths of Malaysia. 

Tsem Rinpoche

 


iM4U Youth Convention and Concert 2013

 

Photo credits: NickChan.net, MichaelTeoh.com, TianChad.com and 1m4youth.com.my

 

Artiste and speakers list…

 

The auditorium being prepared for 1,500 people… those who couldn’t fit were still able to watch the events outside via a projector screen.

 

Live telecast on national television…

 

Youths lining up waiting to come in…

 

I heard that the first 500 youths got free all-access entry!

 

Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak arriving at the 1M4U Youth Convention and Celebration.

 

Filling up the room!

 

Dr Jake Abdullah, CEO 1M4U, introduces the Prime Minister onto the stage…

 

Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak giving his opening speech…

 

Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak and Dr Jake Abdullah officiating the 9,999 1M4U number plate. The Prime Minister got this one!

 

Officiating the iM4U radio channel!

 

All of the speakers up on stage…

 

A clearer picture of all of the speakers on stage!

 

(left to right) Jean Ai, Dato’ Ruby Khong, Prime Minister of Malaysia and Jean Mei.

 

Dato’ Ruby presenting our Prime Minister of Malaysia with a few of our books…

 

Here, he is reading a book published by Kechara Media and Publications, “If Not Now, When?”

 

Reading through… According to Dato’ Ruby he liked one quote in particular…

 

Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak being escorted to his next function…

 

The three Kechara girls with Tan Sri Tony Fernandes.

 

Dato’ Ruby, Jean Ai and Jean Mei giving their speech…

 

Dato’ Ruby spoke about how Kechara Soup Kitchen came about…

 

The topic of their speech was “If Not Now, When?”

 

Dato’ Ruby can be quite a joker too! So versatile and using her experience to tap into younger people’s hearts…

 

Jean Ai (Dato’ Ruby’s elder daughter) having her say on stage…

 

Jean Mei (Dato’ Ruby’s younger daughter) speaking passionately about volunteering for a valid cause in front of 1500 students

 

Dato’ Ruby looking magnificent onstage. She certainly has the quality of a Star!

 

Question-and-Answer time! The audience appreciated what they shared onstage, and in response they ask questions…

 

Listening attentively to a question being asked

 

Jean Mei answering questions from the audience

 

Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, most popularly known as the CEO of Air Asia, gave his speech at the event.

 

Sharing with the audience his life experiences… he also spoke about fulfilling his dreams.

 

Lets not forget about entertainment! Hehe Tan Sri Tony Fernandes was surprised with a bit of impromptu dancing.

 

Scott Hammell getting strapped in by 3 volunteers. He then showed how to manoeuvre out of a strap jacket!

 

Scott Hammell spoke about how he was inspired by a close friend of his to never give up on fulfilling your personal dream…

 

Puspha Basnet, winner of the CNN Heroes Award 2012.

 

She had flown in all the way from Kathmandu, Nepal. There she helps to raise children whose mother’s have been sentences to prison. Children who were most likely born in prison too. At aged 29, she has managed to raise money to have a fully-operating care center, raise 45 children, communicate with mother’s in prison, negotiate with prison wardens and continue to expand her work. She started all of this at the age of 26. Incredible.

 

Nick Allardice, the founder of Change.org… a website that allows others to champion causes they care about…

 

Deborah Henry, Miss Universe Malaysia 2011. 

 

Henry Golding, TV Presenter.

 

Michael Teoh giving his speech to an audience who are probably quite familiar with him by now! He runs his own website and encourages the youth of Malaysia to develop their own talents.

 

Ben Ibrahim, TV Presenter. He is now working hard to encourage youths to volunteer via dosomething.gd

 

The Khongs’ being interviewed

 

Dato’ Ruby explaining about KSK’s ultimate mission and vision…

 

Jean Ai listening attentively to the interviewer

 

KSK has faced many challenges, but Kechara never gave up on helping the homeless…

 

Dato’ Ruby reiterated a question that was asked by the audience regarding how she has managed to keep her skin so youthful hehe…

 

The Khongs’ with 3 very inspirational young men that formed a company aiming to help feed the homeless too! I heard that the boy on the left rescheduled his flight back to Singapore just to get this interview. I hope that it was worth it!

 

Some of our Kecharian members came to support the three Khong’s… very good that we have supportive people in our Kechara family!

(right to left) Abby Foo, David Lai and Joy Kam.

 

Whilst the convention was on, the concert stage was being prepared…

 

Live performance by a few famous artists, both local and international… Look at the turn out!

 

The audience cheering away!

 

A very happy event… inspiring talks accompanied with fun after… 

 

Estelle, an American artist.

 

Estelle flew in to perform at the 1M4U event.

 

The Prime Minister of Malaysia with the First Lady onstage at 1M4U’s concert.

 

Some talented YouTubers flew in from the States to perform for Malaysia

 

(left to right) Chester See, Jason Chen, David Choi and Jinnyboy

 

More acts perform on stage.

 

Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas flew in from the States to perform too.

 


 

[Extracted from: http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v7/ge/newsgeneral.php?id=931605]

 

Najib Attends 1M4U’s Reach Out Volunteer Celebration

PETALING JAYA, March 2 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak tonight attended the 1Malaysia for Youth (1M4U) Reach Out Volunteer Celebration at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus here.

The celebration was held to commemorate the Year of Volunteerism 2013 and also to mark the closing of 1M4U’s Reach Out Volunteer Convention Saturday.

Also present were prime minister’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and their son, Nor Ashman.

The convention garnered about 5,000 participants to celebrate youth volunteerism.

It featured local and international icons sharing their experiences in volunteerism including AirAsia’s Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Miss Malaysia Universe 2011 Deborah Henry and social activist Michael Teoh.

Besides local and international artistes, tonight’s crowd were also entertained by Nor Ashman who spinned some records.

— BERNAMA

 


 

[Extracted from: http://www.thesundaily.my/news/626246]

 

Najib wants young people to engage in volunteer work 

PETALING JAYA (March 2, 2013): Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today called on Malaysian youths to give back to the community by involving themselves in more volunteer activities. 

The prime minister said his dream was for the youths of the country to one day join hands to help not just one another but also the community at large and embody in them the spirit of volunteerism. 

“The key thing is you do not expect anything in return. The only thing that you will get is the sense of self-accomplishment and self-satisfaction that you have contributed something.

“I believe if you contribute something and help others, you are going to feel a lot better yourself … trust me. That is the great feeling that you cannot get by other activities,” he said in his speech at the iM4U Reach Out Youth and Volunteerism Convention at the Taylor’s Lakeside Campus, here.

1Malaysia for Youth (iM4U) is a common platform for Malaysian youths to carry out volunteer activities that can benefit communities in need and social groups.

The platform also provides financial support for volunteer projects through its Dana Sukarelawan 1Malaysia (DRe1M). Najib said Malaysian youths must also remember those who had fought and died to keep the country free and peaceful.

“Unfortunately, yesterday we lost two very brave policemen who died in the line of duty so that we can live in peace in this country. These are the people who have made a lot of difference for Malaysia,” he added.

Two police commandos were killed yesterday in a gun battle in Sabah with armed intruders claiming to be from the Sulu Sultanate in the Philippines.

Najib also called upon the private sector to support volunteerism initiatives throughout the country.

“We welcome all the corporate players out there to join hands with us in spreading the spirit of volunteerism across the country. I remember that there was a time when the private sector would reward an organisation that gives back to the community effectively through its corporate responsibility programmes,” he said.

“Thus, I would like to take this chance to call upon the private sector to not only join us, but also to support volunteerism initiatives throughout the country ,” he said.

On iM4U, Najib said they were looking at expanding the list of ambassadors who would rally more youths to take part in volunteering activities across the nation.

“I was also made to understand that the iM4U Facebook page to date has 40,000 likes and 8,000 followers on Twitter. In addition, more than 300 activities have been approved since its inception via the DRe1M fund, with almost RM700,000 given out to fund these activities.

“One hundred outreach centres have been set up across the public and private universities across Malaysia and, in fact, I will be launching the outreach centre at Puncak Alam (Selangor) later today,” he said.

At the event, Najib launched the sale of 9,999 vehicle registration plates featuring “iM4U” to the public. The proceeds from the sale would be channelled to Dre1M. 

The prime minister also launched the iM4U FM radio service on the 107.9 FM frequency which broadcasts various information on volunteer activities in the country. – Bernama

 


 

[Extracted from: http://fz.com/content/najib-urges-youths-volunteer-be-selfless]

 

Najib urges youths to volunteer, be selfless

PETALING JAYA (March 2): The Prime Minister called for youths to give back to the country with the spirit of volunteering and selflessness, which were the major reasons Malaysia is where it is today.

“What has made this country great is those people willing to stand up to fight for independence, those who are willing to do something for democracy, those who are willing to fight and die for their ideals,” said Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

He also paid tribute to the two police commandos killed in a firefight with armed Filipino insurgents in Kampung Tanduo in Lahad Datu yesterday.

Najib said the two men from VAT 69 – Insp Zulkifli Mamat, 29, and Corporal Sabarudin Daud, 46, who had served at the Hulu Kinta Police Commando Camp – died in the line of duty so that Malaysians can have “peace and stability”.

Their bodied were flown to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) airbase in Subang this morning.

Three other police commandos were injured, while 12 Filipino insurgents were shot dead in the operation to flush out the 150 armed men, who called themselves the Royal Sulu Army, who had holed up in Lahad Datu for the past three weeks.

The prime minister was speaking at the launch of the IM4U Reach Out Youth and Volunteerism Convention at Taylor’s Lakeside Campus this morning.

Najib also talked about the importance of youth for the future of the country.

“I believe we have a great future, but that future will be even brighter if you young people join in and contribute based on spirit of volenteerism.”

The convention which was open to youths from all over Malaysia had several icons present as speakers, including Air Asia CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Miss Malaysia Universe Deborah Henry and social activist Michael Teoh. 

At the event, the prime minister also launched the IM4U radio station, 107.9 FM which will feature information on volunteer activities as well as the iM4U license plate.

CEO of IM4YOUTH Dr Jake Abdullah, or more widely known as Jakeman also presented the prime minister with the first license plate, IM4U 11, which is Najib’s favorite number. 

The convention will end this evening with a celebratory concert featuring performances by famous international and local artists including Estelle, Jakeman and Skeletore, and Mizz Nina.

 


 

[Extracted from: http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/3/2/nation/20130302111916&sec=nation]

 

Najib launches IM4U number plates

By REGINA LEE

SUBANG JAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has launched IM4U number plates in conjunction with the 1Malaysia For Youth (IM4U) movement.

There are 9,999 number plates up for grabs, with Najib getting first dibs.

He will be getting the ‘IM4U 11′ number, as ’11’ is his favourite number.

Speaking at the IM4U Reach Out Youth and Volunteerism Convention at Taylor’s University here Saturday, he said that the money raised from the auction of the number plates will fund IM4U activities.

The number plates will be sold through open online bidding from March 10 onwards.

 


 

[Extracted from: http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/najib-urges-malaysian-youths-to-take-up-volunteer-work]

 

Najib urges Malaysian youths to take up volunteer work

March 02, 2013

PETALING JAYA, March 2 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on Malaysian youths to give back to the community by getting involved in volunteer programmes. 

The prime minister (picture) said his vision for Malaysian youths is for them to get involved in helping their communities.

“The key thing is you do not expect anything in return. The only thing that you will get is the sense of self-accomplishment and self-satisfaction that you have contributed something. 

“I believe if you contribute something and help others, you are going to feel a lot better yourself … trust me. That is the great feeling that you cannot get by other activities,” he said in his speech at the iM4U Reach Out Youth and Volunteerism Convention at the Taylor’s Lakeside Campus, here. 

1 Malaysia for Youth (iM4U) is a common platform for Malaysian youths to carry out volunteer activities that can benefit communities social groups. 

The platform also provides financial support for volunteer projects through its Dana Sukarelawan 1 Malaysia (DRe1M). 

Najib said Malaysian youths must also remember those who had fought and died to keep the country free and peaceful. 

“Unfortunately, yesterday we lost two very brave policemen who died in the line of duty so that we can live in peace in this country. These are the people who have made a lot of difference for Malaysia,” he added. 

Two police commandos were killed yesterday in a gun battle in Sabah with armed intruders claiming to be from the Sulu Sultanate in the Philippines. 

Najib also called upon the private sector to support volunteerism initiatives throughout the country. 

“We welcome all the corporate players out there to join hands with us in spreading the spirit of volunteerism across the country. I remember that there was a time when the private sector would reward an organisation that gives back to the community effectively through its corporate responsibility programmes,” he said. 

“Thus, I would like to take this chance to call upon the private sector to not only join us, but also to support volunteerism initiatives throughout the country ,” he said. 

On iM4U, Najib said they were looking at expanding the list of ambassadors who would rally more youths to take part in volunteering activities across the nation. 

“I was also made to understand that the iM4U Facebook page to date has 40,000 likes and 8,000 followers on Twitter. In addition, more than 300 activities have been approved since its inception via the DRe1M fund, with almost RM700,000 given out to fund these activities. 

“One hundred outreach centres have been set up across the public and private universities across Malaysia and, in fact, I will be launching the outreach centre at Puncak Alam (Selangor) later today,” he said. — Bernama

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  3. tenzin llhamo on Apr 17, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    Wow! Fantastic guests, speakers and crowd! Its really nice that people around the world get to share their experiences, reach out and inspire the youth. As always, Dato Ruby, Jean Ai and Jean Mei look good on stage and I am very sure they inspired many with their speech. It is very important to teach and nurture the younger generation so that they will be able to learn, volunteer, help out, reach out and continue to do the same in the future.

  4. Joy on Mar 30, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    It is nice to see our PM and Malaysian Government taking positive steps in reaching out and encouraging the youth to participate in doing more good for the society.

    It is of course very inspiring to see these young and old movers and shakers of today giving motivational talks to the youth because they are the ones who will soon be going out to the world and shaping our future. So it is very important to instill and impart values of care, kindness and generosity so that our society do not end up being just another materialistic nation with no values or care in others.

    Great to see Dato’ Ruby and the Khong sisters being invited to share their inspiring story on stage and to give the youth some wise words of wisdom and encouragement in volunteerism.

    The youth sure related to Jean Mei easily as they cheered her on and applauded to the things in common that she shared. Perhaps Jean Mei will be the next spokesperson in her own right in next year’s reach out? Anyway bravo to all the speakers who have made their lives an inspiration to others!!!

  5. Jay Jae on Mar 20, 2013 at 9:29 pm

    Mother and daughters are always together with the things they find passion in. What more when it comes to helping people find solace and a warm meal and eventually meaning in life?

    I personally admire DR for her tenacity and straightforwardness at the same time is blanketed with care and true motherly love. For every outreach there are in society from KSK, you will see that she is there with open arms to give and offer help.

    Her remarkable daughters though young inherit the diamonds of the mother for being caring and super helpful when it comes to people who are less fortunate.

    May they inspire more mothers/families to do so.

    • sweekeong on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:50 am

      Very inspiring to see so many people who turned up for the convention and concert. DR and her daughters are very inspiring. Whatever age we may be we can start doing volunteerism for the society with live in. So much time is concentrate on work alone we always tell ourselves to get a life. Well the answer is here. A life for others is a fulfilling purpose than a life for oneself alone. For the youth now is the better time than no other time. It is great to hangout with friends as a team to help others.

  6. Sheryl KH (JB) on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    This IM4U certainly looks like an event packed with both meaning and fun. It is nice to have convention like this so that the youth will know where they can go with their valuable time and energy instead of just wasting time on meaningless things such as video games.

    It is certainly nice to see Dato’ Ruby and her two daughters on the stage too introducing KSK and Kechara to a large audience. Through exposure to the public domain, more people can come to know about Kechara and to derive much learning and benefits for their lives.

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    Congratulations to the EU for setting a good example to the world.

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  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Oct 22. 2019 02:00 PM
    Freedom and Jeff Freedom and I have been together 11 years this summer. She came in as a baby in 1998 with two broken wings. Her left wing doesn’t open all the way even after surgery, it was broken in 4 places. She’s my baby.

    When Freedom came in she could not stand and both wings were broken. She was emaciated and covered in lice. We made the decision to give her a chance at life, so I took her to the vet’s office. From then on, I was always around her. We had her in a huge dog carrier with the top off, and it was loaded up with shredded newspaper for her to lay in. I used to sit and talk to her, urging her to live, to fight; and she would lay there looking at me with those big brown eyes. We also had to tube feed her for weeks.

    This went on for 4-6 weeks, and by then she still couldn’t stand. It got to the point where the decision was made to euthanize her if she couldn’t stand in a week. You know you don’t want to cross that line between torture and rehab, and it looked like death was winning. She was going to be put down that Friday, and I was supposed to come in on that Thursday afternoon. I didn’t want to go to the center that Thursday, because I couldn’t bear the thought of her being euthanized; but I went anyway, and when I walked in everyone was grinning from ear to ear. I went immediately back to her cage; and there she was, standing on her own, a big beautiful eagle. She was ready to live. I was just about in tears by then. That was a very good day.

    Read more about how freedom help Jeff and people that is sick at http://bit.ly/2konlj5
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Oct 22. 2019 01:52 PM
    Wonderful Thailand

    We should go on pilgrimage to places where holy beings are known to reside or where great practitioners have engaged in profound practices. These places are vortexes of energy – an area where concentrated energy naturally converges on the planet’s surface.

    Read of the places to visit in Thailand: http://bit.ly/WonderfulThailand
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Oct 22. 2019 01:44 PM
    Wonderful Thailand

    We should go on pilgrimage to places where holy beings are known to reside or where great practitioners have engaged in profound practices. These places are vortexes of energy – an area where concentrated energy naturally converges on the planet’s surface.

    Find out what are the places to visit in Thailand: http://bit.ly/WonderfulThailand
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Oct 22. 2019 01:27 PM
    Say NO to Elephant-RIDING, say NO to using elephants for human entertainment in Circuises or Tourisms . . .

    Elephants that ”work” in Thailand and other tourist destinations have to go through a ritual called phajaan, or “crush”. It begins with the baby elephants (usually three to four years old) being taken from their mothers and placed in a small, wooden pen. To get them securely in the pen, these babies are beaten with bamboo, sticks with nails attached to the tip and bull hooks. Once in place, the crush lasts for roughly a week. During this time, they are beaten, bludgeoned, have hooks attached to their sensitive ears, and are deprived of food and water as well as sleep, all in the name of breaking ties with their mothers and becoming domesticated. While in the crush, through the infliction of pain, they learn how to accept riders, do circus tricks and paint. This is designed to break the animal’s spirit which it certainly achieves, often taking its sanity too.

    Used for centuries to domesticate wild elephants, this torture training method is still accepted as the only viable training method for elephant handlers and is used in almost every elephant attraction in Thailand.And, once they have their souls stomped out, they are simply vessels entertaining people. They are chained. They don’t eat enough.

    Like humans, elephants have the capability to form relationships and have emotions. But, not the elephants working for the tourists.

    People who visit Thailand — and other countries with elephant tourism — don’t realize the damage they cause these elephants when they support trekking camps, go to circuses or buy the paintings done by these creatures. Without knowing, they send a clear message to the elephant tourism industry that shows they support the torture these animals go through early in their life, as well as the horrific conditions they live in as cogs in the tourism wheel. Please never support this horrible practice, never ride an elephant. (Andres Grijalva)

    http://bit.ly/2koZNdX
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Oct 22. 2019 01:24 PM
    A female humpback whale had become entangled in a spider web of crab traps and lines. She was weighted down by hundreds of pounds of traps that caused her to struggle to stay afloat. She also had hundreds of yards of line rope wrapped around her body, her tail, her torso, a line tugging in her mouth.



    This is her story of giving gratitude.

    A fisherman spotted her just east of the Faralon Islands (outside the Golden Gate) and radioed for help. Within a few hours, the rescue team arrived and determined that she was so badly off, the only way to save her was to dive in and untangle her… a very dangerous proposition.

    One slap of the tail could kill a rescuer.

    They worked for hours with curved knives and eventually freed her.

    When she was free, the divers say she swam in what seemed like joyous circles. She then came back to each and every diver, one at a time, nudged them, and pushed gently, thanking them. Some said it was the most incredibly beautiful experience of their lives.

    The guy who cut the rope out of her mouth says her eye was following him the whole time, and he will never be the same.

    May you be so fortunate …

    To be surrounded by people who will help you get untangled from the things that are binding you.

    And, may you always know the joy of giving and receiving gratitude.

    SHARE to let everyone know about this story at http://bit.ly/32yOfG1

  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Oct 22. 2019 09:35 AM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this documentary of the oracle. I know of people taking trance of local deities or gods in Taoist tradition but I didn’t know Tibetan Buddhism has specially trained people taking trance of Buddhas.

    Since we cannot see or communicate with Buddhas directly, oracle becomes the best medium to connect us with Buddhas. The advice given by oracle who is taking trance of an enlightened being is definitely for our benefit as this is the motivation of a Buddha.

    We are lucky to have Rinpoche who introduced to us the Dorje Shugden oracle. We can go to Kechara Forest Retreat to pay homage to Dorje Shugden oracle statue if we don’t have the merits to have an audience with the oracle in person.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/videos/fantastic-oracle-film.html
  • nicholas
    Monday, Oct 21. 2019 10:41 PM
    After years of sweeping the issue under the rug and hoping no one would notice, the FDA has now finally admitted that chicken meat sold in the USA contains arsenic, a cancer-causing toxic chemical that’s fatal in high doses. But the real story is where this arsenic comes from:It’s added to the chicken feed on purpose!

    Even worse, the FDA says its own research shows that the arsenic added to the chicken feed ends up in the chicken meat where it is consumed by humans. So for the last sixty years, American consumers who eat conventional chicken have been swallowing arsenic, a known cancer-causing chemical. (http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/burlington_county_times_news/fda-some-chicken-may-have-small-amount-of-arsenic/article_0ecc5758-91f7-11e0-a572-001a4bcf6878.html)

    Until this new study, both the poultry industry and the FDA denied that arsenic fed to chickens ended up in their meat. The fairy-tale excuse story we’ve all been fed for sixty years is that “the arsenic is excreted in the chicken feces.” There’s no scientific basis for making such a claim… it’s just what the poultry industry wanted everybody to believe.

    But now the evidence is so undeniable that the manufacturer of the chicken feed product known as Roxarsone has decided to pull the product off the shelves (http://www.grist.org/food-safety/2011-06-08-fda-admits-supermarket-chickens-test-positive-for-arsenic). And what’s the name of this manufacturer that has been putting arsenic in the chicken feed for all these years? Pfizer, of course — the very same company that makes vaccines containing chemical adjuvants that are injected into children.

    Read more on how FDA Finally Admits Chicken Meat Contains Cancer-Causing Arsenic at http://bit.ly/2P5xSwA
  • nicholas
    Monday, Oct 21. 2019 10:36 PM
    Animals in the wild have to continually contend with the expansion of human civilization. Certain wild animals have learned to coexist and even thrive in urban settings, pigeons and raccoons being obvious examples.

    Well, subway goers in Moscow are becoming familiar with stray dogs. These dogs have become accustomed to using the subway system as a means to travel across Moscow, even managing to catch a nap along the way. The dogs hop on in the morning and travel to the city center where they spend the day begging for scraps. At the end of the day they get back on the subway and travel to the suburbs where they sleep in relative safety.

    The dogs have become experts at judging the length of time they need to stay on the train, and seem to work together to ensure that they exit the subway at the right stop.

    Scientists believe this phenomenon began after the Soviet Union collapsed in the 1990s, and Russia’s new capitalists moved industrial complexes from the city center to the suburbs.

    Dr Andrei Poiarkov, of the Moscow Ecology and Evolution Institute, said: “These complexes were used by homeless dogs as shelters, so the dogs had to move together with their houses. Because the best scavenging for food is in the city center, the dogs had to learn how to travel on the subway – to get to the center in the morning, then back home in the evening, just like people.”

    http://bit.ly/2W0oJa0

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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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!
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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. 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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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    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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    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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    10 months ago
    Cute!
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    10 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    10 months ago
    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.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    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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    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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