65 Heartwarming Photos

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The year 2015 have come to an end and we have ushered in a new year. During times like these, we often look back what has happened in the previous year, and we have seen some tragedies that affected the lives of many. However, while we feel melancholy for the tragedies that happened, we should not forget about the good things too. 

This is a very heartwarming article that I have came across recently and I wish to share this with all of you, so you may have a positive beginning this year. It is always very nice to see people from different walks of life, living together peacefully and harmoniously, and that include animals too. There is no act of kindness too small to go unnoticed as it is an act generated out of love and care for others. An action where we are not just to focused on ourselves, but instead are aware of what’s happening around us, is a wonderful way to develop selflessness… and every spontaneous act of selflessness bring us closer to achieving Bodhicitta. 

I hope you enjoy the heartwarming pictures. May 2016 be filled with more small and big acts of kindness, generosity and care.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

65 Photos That Prove 2015 Wasn’t The Worst Year After All

Posted By MMK on Jan 2, 2016

2015 is over, and while many in the media have focused on the negative, readers of A&D know that there were many good things that happened this year. Yes, politicians continue to start new wars, but it’s up to us, regular, everyday people to make the world a better place, and we believe that the stories below prove this to be true.

So take a look back at some of the touching stories that we covered in 2015. Which one was your favorite? Vote below, or if you think we’ve missed a story, upload a photo and brief description below! (H/T: Bored Panda)

 

1. Entire Neighbourhood Secretly Learns Sign Language To Surprise Deaf Neighbor

 

2. Man Buys Turtles From Food Market And Releases Them Back To The Sea

 

3. McDonald’s Employee Helped Elderly Disabled Man With His Food

 

4. Turkish Bride & Groom Spend Their Wedding Day Feeding 4,000 Refugees

 

5. Heart Surgeon Calms Weeping 2-Year-Old Girl Before Heart Operation

 

6. Donkey Smiles From Ear To Ear After Being Rescued From Flood In Ireland

 

7. The Young Guy Sitting Down Was Struggling With His Tie When The Older Gentleman Moved Without Hesitation And Gave Him A Step-By-Step Tutorial

 

8. Mom Adopts All 4 Of Her Best Friend’s Daughters After She Died Of Brain Cancer

 

9. This Guy Has This Dog, And She Can’t Walk Anymore. So He Takes Her Out For A Walk Every Day In A Wheelchair

 

10. When A Student’s Baby Started Crying In Class, This Professor Had The Best Response Ever

 

11. This Coffee Shop Lets Stray Dogs Sleep Inside Every Night When The Customers Leave

 

12. Man Has Heart Attack While Mowing Lawn; Firefighters Finish Mowing Lawn After Saving Him

 

13. These Kids In Canada Tied Coats To Street Poles To Help Homeless Prepare For Winter

 

14. Anonymous Spiderman Feeds Homeless At Night, Shows Everyone Can Be A Hero

 

15. Hungarians Bring Their Shoes To The Budapest Train Station For Arriving Migrants

 

16. Baby Deer Refuses To Leave The Human Who Saved Her Life

 

17. Soaked Dad Protecting His Schoolboy From Rain Shows What Parenting Is

 

18. 9-Year-Old Girl Builds Shelters For The Homeless And Grows Food For Them, Too

 

19. 92-Year-Old Meets Her 2-Day-Old Great-Granddaughter For The First Time

 

20. 80-Year-Old Man Builds A Dog Train To Take Rescued Stray Dogs On Adventures

 

21. Bride’s Dad Stops Wedding To Invite Her Stepfather To Walk Down The Aisle With Them

 

22. 97-Year-Old Cries Tears Of Joy After She Finally Gets Her High School Diploma

 

23. This Shop Owner Who Promised To Help Those In Need

 

24. Barber Goes Extra Mile To Conquer Autistic Boy’s Fear Of Haircuts

 

25. Quincy’s Been Waiting All Week To Show The Garbage Men His Garbage Truck. But, In The Moment, He Was Overwhelmed In The Presence Of His Heroes

 

26. This 8-Year-Old Boy Was Bullied For 2 Years While Growing His Hair Long To Make Wigs For Kids With Cancer

 

27. Family ‘Resurrects’ Frozen Kitten They Found Under The Snow, Named Him ‘Lazarus’

 

28. Boy Wanted To Be Elsa For Halloween And His Dad Had The Best Response Possible

 

29. This Boy Offering A Bottle Of Water To A Policeman During A Hot Day In Baltimore

 

30. This Customer Who Tipped A Waitress $200 On A $9.00 Meal After He Overheard Her Talking Quietly To A Coworker About Missing Her Son

 

31. Hospital Makes Exception And Allows Couple Married 68 Years To Be Together In Same Room

 

32. An Elderly Man In My Neighborhood Had A Heart Attack While Shoveling His Driveway. Paramedics Took Him To The Hospital, Then Returned To Finish Shoveling His Driveway For Him

 

33. Badass Barber Gives Free Haircuts To Homeless While Battling His Own Addiction

 

34. Dad Gets Tattoo So His 6-year-old Daughter Wouldn’t Feel Different

 

35. Unwanted Cat Becomes This Little Boy’s Guardian, Following Him Everywhere

 

36. Son With No Arms Spoon-Feeds His Paralyzed Mom Using His Teeth

 

37. This Muslim Woman Donates $1 For Every Hate Tweet She Receives

 

38. Teen Shaved Head To Surprise His Date Battling Cancer When She Came Back From Hospital

 

39. 103-Year-Old Celebrates Birthday By Dressing Up As Wonder Woman And Volunteering At Senior Center

 

40. Dutch Guy Was Annoyed By The Trash On His Way To Work So He Cleaned Up A Heavily Polluted Waterfront

 

41. Man Takes His Taxi Driver To The Theme Park With Him Since He (the Driver) had Never Been To One

 

42. Celebrating First Day As Father And Son After Adoption

 

43. This Restaurant Will Give Free Food To Lonely People On Thanksgiving

 

44. Loving Husband Lists All The Reasons He Loves His Wife Who Is Battling Depression

 

45. Man Built Custom Kayak So He Could Take His Dogs On Adventures

 

46. Girl Surprised To Receive 3D-Printed Arm From Designer Who Is Also Missing His Left Arm

 

47. Alden Kain, 16 Y.o., Invented A Stroller Wheelchair For A Mom-to-be Whose Legs Were Paralyzed.

 

48. Man With Down Syndrome Fulfills His Dream By Becoming A Body-Builder

 

49. Woman Knits Tiny Sweaters For Rescued Chickens To Keep Them Warm

 

50. Someone Hung These Around My City

 

51. I Saved A Dog From Euthanasia And Now She Happily Runs In A Wheelchair

 

52. 18 Year Old Madeline Stuart, A Model With Down Syndrome, Got To Walk The Runway At Fashion Week

 

53. This Man Proposed To His Boyfriend In Their Church As They Weren’t Allowed To Get Married Inside. They Were Greeted With Standing Ovations

 

54. Mom Makes Disney Princess Wigs For Kids With Cancer

 

55. Parents Tattoo Their Legs With Daughter’s Birthmark So She Won’t Feel Different

 

56. Bikers Patrol Flood-hit Yorkshire Towns To Deter Looters, And Bring Groceries To The Elderly.

 

57. Mom Updated Her Tattoo To Support Transgender Son

 

58. Koko The Gorilla Gets Two New Kittens Of Her Own

 

59. Woman Quit Her Job To Knit Sweaters For Cold Abandoned Greyhounds

 

60. The 62-Year-Old Repairman Spends Almost 40% Of His Income To Feed Parakeets From His Home

 

61. 3 Old Greek Ladies In Lesvos, Feed, Sooth And Sing To Crying Refugee Baby, While Mother Smiles

 

62. My 12 Year Old Son Ran A Cake Stall To Raise Money For Cancer Research. He Raised £79.

 

63. This Baseball Coach Offered His Own Kidney To Save His Littlest Player’s Life.

 

64. St. George, Ontario Celebrates Christmas Early For 7 Year Old Boy With Terminal Brain Cancer.

 

65. These Retired Builders Volunteer Their Time To Build Homes For Washington Wildfire Survivors.

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  1. Jacinta Goh on May 10, 2017 at 1:12 am

    Unsung heroes!
    There are many more out there who willing to do more, who does not seek to be worshipped, honoured nor glorified at all. A Boddhisatva way of Life. I like the surgeon who comforted the young girl before her surgery the most. Hopefully she is ok by now. Thank you Rinpoche for keep inspiring us and letting us know that actually we can do more.

  2. Anne Ong on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these heartwarming and touching photos. My fav is, 36. Son With No Arms Spoon-Feeds His Paralyzed Mom Using His Teeth. Makes us wake up and realized that there is nothing that we cannot do with arms and legs and normal functioning brains.

  3. Vivian Ong on Jan 10, 2017 at 1:33 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing all the heartwarming photos. Sometimes we just need to pause or stop to think all the good things that have and be grateful. We need to be kind and help one another. These pictures are such inspiration for us to practice compassion and generosity. With this, the world will be a better place to live.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  4. Julien Roth on Jan 24, 2016 at 3:10 am

    These photos are indeed very heartwarming. Truly heartwarming.

    My personal favourite photo was number 41. This really stood out to me. So many foreign workers come to European countries for work. And many of the jobs they do do not give much pay or respect. Because of this many workers are racially abused and discriminated in these various countries. Therefore, seeing this picture of a man who took his taxi driver to a theme park stood out to me as it shows how we should really treat these foreign workers. Many of them come from a poor background and have not experienced many of the luxuries we have. They come to our developed countries from their less developed countries to see all the attractions and locations which they cannot afford. This must be quite upsetting for them and i think that this man felt the need to do something about it.

    All the photos were very heartwarming, but number 46 just really stood out for me.

  5. Josh Akers on Jan 23, 2016 at 6:13 am

    These photos are like the Crack cocaine of compassion lol. Wow. Helps my feelgoods so much. And I needed it. 😉

  6. Pastor Han Nee on Jan 14, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    Every one of these 65 stories is so touching and so full of compassion and care that you wish you could take each of them , one by one, and highlight it. These stories of spontaneous selfless acts transcend the mundane self-absorption of most of us, as we go about mindlessly performing our daily routine tasks, unaware of others needs.

    I am drawn to the stories of care that transcend the self-created boundaries between man and animals. I love those heartwarming pictures like “I Saved A Dog From Euthanasia ad Now She happily Runs in A Wheelchair”, “Koko the Gorilla Gets 2 New Kittens of Her Own”, “Woman Knits Tiny Sweaters For Rescued Chickens To Keep Them Warm”.

    I like especially stories of young people who show compassion at their young tender age. Such picures like the following tell of a love and care beyond their tender years – “This Little Boy Was Bullied for Two Years While Growing His Hair Long To Make Wigs for Kids with Cancer”.

    Thank you, Rinpoche,for sharing these heartwarming oictures, to which many of us will return to have yet another and another look.

  7. Uncle Eddie on Jan 11, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    As Rinpoche have mentioned in the blog, ” There is no act of kindness too small to go unnoticed as it is an act generated out of love and care for others.” How very true and realistic it is in today’s world. One must practice the things which produce or give people happiness, since if that is present we have everything – and if it is absent we do everthing to get it! The desire for being happy is essential for all being. It is a motivator of all our actions. “Our very nature requires it of us” as an expert once said. That very nature of desire inspires our every act, our everyword, our every thought, like the air we breathe without thinking about it! Thank you Rinpoche for always bringing us gladness, and many of them bring tears to our eyes, but not of sadness, but of joy, comfort and harmony to our heart! Om Mani Padme Hung.

  8. Adeline Tan on Jan 11, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these heartwarming photos. In each and every photo there is a touching and inspiring message behind it. True happiness come from bringing happiness and caring for others. It sure make my day by looking at these pictures.

  9. Pastor Henry Ooi on Jan 10, 2016 at 10:18 am

    This is a beautiful article on humanity. Of Love, Kindness, Compassion, Giving, Heroism, Dream, Acceptance.

  10. KB Thapa on Jan 8, 2016 at 6:25 pm

    What a beautiful heartwarming picture thank you for sharing Rinpoche . I think everybody longs to be loved, and longs to know that he or she is lovable. And, consequently, the greatest thing that we can do is to help somebody know that they’re loved and capable of loving..

  11. Wei Theng on Jan 7, 2016 at 11:47 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these heartwarming pictures.
    Seeing these pictures, i feel touched, love, warm, peace, strength and positive energy. It’s a page that I will come again and again as there are so much for me to learn from all the Buddhisattvas here.

  12. KarenChong on Jan 7, 2016 at 4:27 pm

    All the pictures are so inspiring and touching. In fact, by looking at these pictures, I felt guilty that I have not been doing much to reach out to others.. and by people circulating these heartwarming pictures on social media, it actually helps us to develop an urge to join them and do some good deeds for others starting now. After all, by reaching out to those in need, is what the Buddha taught us – to be selfless and compassionate.

  13. Shelly tai on Jan 7, 2016 at 3:33 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for posting up all these heartwarming picture !looking at all these picture it actually remind us that in order for us to live in a very fulfilling life is not about how rich of ourselves is how much we give to others by doing so it make our life more meaningful.

  14. freon on Jan 6, 2016 at 11:01 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    These are a very good pictures for all walks of life. The common on these pictures is about caring, compassion that the other person have for another people or animals. And also they fulfilled the dream that seem like not possible to fulfilled. Their strength , courage , determination have got me to think on it. Looking at these pictures it got me to think that this new year resolution, should be – be more mindful on peoples needs around me, including animals. Dare to pursue the dream i wanted and for this year, go for it.

    Thank you Rinpoche for the encouragement.

    With Folded hand,
    Freon

  15. Lucy Yap on Jan 6, 2016 at 3:59 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these photographs taht capture heartwarming moments. Happiness, sadness, loneliness, love – it’s all out there. These photos protray genuine human emotions.

  16. Pastor Patsy on Jan 6, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    A picture paints a thousand words and all these pictures are so heartwarming to look at. We hear and read much negative news daily and these beautiful actions from this lovely people are so uplifting and refreshing.

    The world would be a better place to live in if we choose a positive life with positive vibes and share loving kindness to others. We are inspired by these photos; let’s start by setting a good example by doing something selfless.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for your selfless actions and untiring efforts in benefiting sentient beings! Happy New Year!

  17. Pastor David Lai on Jan 5, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    Oh wow! It’s such an uplifting post and a great way to spend the new years! It is heartwarming and inspiring to see these wonderful pictures and stories of real life people doing small and big acts of kindness. I love that very much and I think such examples are lacking in today’s media where it is always about something bad or about self indulgence and materialism. I think such pictures and stories should be shared and be made more common place. That people the world over can be kind, selfless and compassionate. Such a message needs to reach out to people…

  18. Sock Wan on Jan 5, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    The news on the TV, in the newspaper, on the internet are always very negative, disasters, murder, war, fight, etc.. It is indeed very refreshing to see all these heart-warming images and the stories behind them.

  19. Stella Cheang on Jan 5, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Heartwarming pictures that reminded us that there are many ways to show humanity, loving kindness, and compassion. Some people have the capacity to offer more, some can only do it to their loved ones ; but aa long as each and everyone reach out without agenda, we will make an positive impact in somebody’s life..

    They are people like us, with a heart of gold.

    I enjoy reading the short description of each photo. It sort of bring home the point of “we can do it too”…

    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing at the beginning of 2016. Every little good deeds count.

    Sincerely,
    Stella Cheang

  20. Beatrix Ooi on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:11 am

    These pictures are extremely touching and it’s such a joy to see that there are still some sort of humanity in our society. It really brought tears to my eyes while I was looking through the pictures and reading the captions slowly, one by one.

    That one picture that really stood out to me was the picture of an old man helping a young man with his tie. It’s very sweet and heartwarming, we are often too busy with ourselves, our work, our family, how we feel, how we look etc and forget to open our hearts to help those around us.

    These pictures are very inspiring and they really inspire people to do more, they inspired me to not just think of myself but to also care about others too. Thank You so much for sharing this Rinpoche, our society is not such a bad influence after all.

  21. JP on Jan 4, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    These pictures are very heartwarming and a joy to look at. I noticed that when we see or hear of others going our of their way to help others or overcome their own fears and or limitations, we often feel happy and inspired. I guess this is because most of us are caught up in doing things that serve ourselves.

    As Rinpoche once told me, our authentic self is altruistic and selfless in nature. When we operate in this natural state of mind, we experience calmness and peace. However, when we operate from a state of mind that is selfish, which is not the natural state of mind, we ultimately become unhappy and many afflictive emotions arise such as anger, depression, stress, low self esteem and so on.

    In a nutshell, these pictures remind me that we always have a choice in life. We can forever look at these pics and be inspired or we do something selfless to inspire others.

  22. gianni d'ingeo on Jan 4, 2016 at 3:34 pm

    Thank You for your article, very very beautifull; this explain how wonderfull is our world! The article shows by images all the things I’ve written in more than 40 years, being human, female and male, are very similar at the One Creator wherever name He has…Female and male are able to materializer the feels that move their heart!
    How much precious is the life! from TRANI Italy

  23. Jennifer Yuen on Jan 4, 2016 at 2:32 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing these wonderful stories and beautiful photos… A good start for the year to remind ourselves kindness to others can be easily extended around us by the choices we make. These beautiful people chose to do something to make others happy in different ways. Let’s be inspired by their efforts and put in ours to be kind to at least one everyday!

  24. Sarah Yap on Jan 4, 2016 at 2:22 pm

    Really nice sharing. There are some pictures that I particularly like such as the Muslim woman who donates $1 for every hate mail she received lol! I think that’s a really nice way to look positively into the hate mails we receive, something which many of us can relate to as Shugden practitioners

    • Wei Theng on Jan 7, 2016 at 11:48 pm

      Agreed Sarah! It catches my eyes too. What a brilliant ideas to response to hatred!

  25. Lucas Roth on Jan 4, 2016 at 11:57 am

    These kind of photos restore my faith in humanity because there are also many stories about how heartless people have become in many parts of the world. I really like the pictures because most of them are about helping the less fortunate and they are about compassionate people that are willing to have less to give others more when they have even less.

    This is how we should be to each other. We are one species, it makes sense. We are all built the same way and we should see each other that way. I am one in 7 billion, that is how big we are in numbers. So we should have peace together instead of killing each other and having internal problems. That is what I was thinking while reading this.

    Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  26. Sharon Ong on Jan 4, 2016 at 9:45 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for posting these wonderful photos. Heartwarming and many made my day brighter. Great way to start the week! Here’s to an amazing year ahead!

  27. Sarah on Jan 4, 2016 at 8:34 am

    Thank you so much for these beautiful pictures with beautiful stories. They have really brightened up my day!

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    Friday, Feb 28. 2020 03:52 PM
    Inspiring ……. Sikkimese Lama who played an important part in Tibetan Buddhism. Kazi Dawa Samdup a former school headmaster was best known as one of the first translators of important works of Tibetan Buddhism . Translating Tibetan texts into the English language and was a pioneer central to the transmission of Buddhism in the West. During his lifetime, he had acted as the interpreter to well-known people due to his proficiency in the English and Tibetan languages. He did served kings, lamas, politicians, and explorers as well. His translation of Tibetan Buddhist texts have been reprinted a number of times and even translated into many languages. Although he passed away many years ago yet his legacy continues to live on.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing of a GREAT Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/people/kazi-dawa-samdup-the-pioneer-translator-of-tibetan-buddhist-texts.html
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    Friday, Feb 28. 2020 03:50 PM
    When any object is huge, naturally it will huge in the power in every situation, and will make a difference . Hundreds of millions of people practice Buddhism worldwide, so it won’t be surprise that some of the largest and most impressive huge statues to any faith are found throughout Asia and across the globe. Having all these huge objects are actually manifestations of compassion to assist us in the accumulation of merit and the purification of negative karma.Merely by seeing huge statues or grotto will plant the seeds of enlightenment in the visitors their mind.
    Now 500 mantra stones engraved with Dorje Shugden’s sacred mantra have been placed at the grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat. Through the kindness of our Lama HE the 25th Tsem Rinpoche, we have place a place called home to many. Rinpoche has conceived of this area where the huge grotto with Dorje Shugde ‘s sacred mantra stones be placed to benefit all sentient beings. With Rinpoche ‘s explanation we need to purify our negative karma to suit our current karma-bound situation. We could do candles and incense offerings and even circumambulate around the 500 mantra stones as well. Interesting teachings for us to understand better.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing all the profound teachings and explanations of purification .

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    Thursday, Feb 27. 2020 03:50 PM
    In general jealousy seems to be bad for any relationships. It’s a feeling of resentment against someone, feeling of insecurity and conflict. It’s human nature. It’s natural to feel jealous from time to time. Well it becomes problematic when we act out in jealousy. Everything happen for a reason, some people have been doing well , wealthy and some do not , all these are our past karma. We should not feel jealous but rejoice for them. We should try self-confidence letting go the situation. Jealousy can be harmful as it will hijack our mind, ruin our relationships, destroy our family, and some extreme cases such stealing or killing as well . At times jealousy becomes lethal, as do domestic fights, and ends up killing others or themselves.
    To avoid jealousy we should accept and begin to appreciate who and what we are. Always rejoice to others and take them as an inspiration example. We should think less about ourselves, and more about others. Learning Dharma , practicing Dharma and putting into action , our jealousy will disappear. It’s the best choice.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

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    What a wonderful way going on a holy pilgrimage, and serving a Great Lama. Khensur Rinpoche who is a good friend of our Lama for 27 years. Rinpoche had known Khensur Rinpoche since Rinpoche time in India. Khensur Rinpoche had spent his whole life living in the monastic community teaching. Kensur Rinpoche had established Shar Gaden Monastery where the practice of Dorje Shugden and lineage is protected and preserved.
    Looking at all the pictures tells us a thousand words, how the team lead by Su Ming and team serving a Great Lama Khensur Rinpoche and Gen Wangyal. Such as taking them to see the doctor for medical check-up having all the necessary tests done, to see the dentist as well as checking their eyes and so forth . Well done Su Ming and team.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing which will inspire us to go all the up serving monks.
    In a way to show , gratitude to them how we appreciate their present .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/whats-a-meaningful-pilgrimage.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Feb 27. 2020 02:44 PM
    Great and clear explanation for us to understand as well as to increase our knowledge of why bigger and more Buddha statues makes a difference in our lives. Big statues have been always been regarded as big blessings for the area around it and also the sentient beings that live around that area.

    In Kechara Forest Retreat have many holy outdoor statue to create cause for people come to pilgrimage, embucirculate around the statue will help those have heavy body karma.Thank you very much for this article.


    https://bit.ly/386stv0

  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Feb 26. 2020 03:48 PM
    Many countries around the world have looking and working with China. They realised being friendly with China is a wise choice for the benefits for the growth of their country. China has become world largest economy country. For Tibet befriending China in long term will benefits both countries. Time had changed with Tibet having workshops with the Chinese is a good sign improving their relationship after all these years . People have their right and freedom to choose what they practice. Practicing Dorje Shugden is nothing to do with China. Every one of us have the right and freedom to choose what we want to practice. HH Dalai Lama is looking forward to return to Tibet one day. It only can be happen if the Tibetan leadership, letting go of the past and have more dialogues and meetings with the Chinese government in future. And solving all the political problems and lifting Dorje Shugden’s ban once for all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this great news.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-importance-of-tibet-befriending-china-nepali.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Feb 26. 2020 03:45 PM
    It is heart breaking, reading this article again, what Pastor Jean Ai had gone through and experience. Yet with strong determination all those abuses and attack by people whom she do not know, she did continue with her practice. Could not imagine how ungrateful the Tibetan Leadership treated the sponsor. Without the funds, sponsorship, monasteries and Dharma institutions would not able to survive for sure. Kechara organisation, and many others kind sponsors had sponsored millions to the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries of India. Not only that sponsoring of monk robes, books , statues , painting and jewelleries to name a few. Even changing the flooring of the monastery as well. Can imagine those sponsors go all the way to send them all those stuffs. And have raised so much sponsorship for them and had donated yearly in fact or when they asked for. And now none of them are allowed to go to the monasteries any more . All because they had practised Dorje Shugden’s practice. Countless other lamas and Shugden practitioners had raised funds for the monasteries too and they too were not allowed to have connection with. Sad ….there is no religious freedom at all. By now after decades , I do hope the Tibetan Leadership will lift the ban on Dorje Shugden for a better peaceful communities. May more read this post for a better understanding of what happening in the Tibetan Leadership and those in exile living in India.
    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for speaking up for the Tibetan people and for those Dorje Shugden practitioners .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/how-tibetan-leadership-treats-a-sponsor-jindak.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Feb 26. 2020 03:21 PM
    Different people have different reasons for wanting to become ordained. Sometimes I do wonder if unless the reasons are right, one should not get ordained but on the other hand I think maybe one should take the leap of faith even if the reasons are not entire “correct”.

    Modern people becoming ordained is tougher than in Buddha’s time, there are much inner and outer battle they need to overcome. May those who have the thought arise to be ordained, have more determination to make it happen. Thank you very much,for sharing this mind-changing article with all of us.

    https://bit.ly/2TeCHnH
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Feb 25. 2020 04:55 PM
    With their expertise a radiant energy scientist, a sound healer, an energy healer and a music composer, coming together to explore knowledge of cold energy . Li Kim and team going to haunted houses to experiment the energy. The haunted house they went looks scary. Joining them is also a Taoist master, finally concluded the presence of supernatural beings, as their findings found that the energy are dark and cold. As the unseen beings do no harm, they decided to do Taoist prayers and combined healing of sound, energy before leaving the area. I do believe those unseen beings do exist. Glad to learn that sound can heal the environment and souls. . Sound wonderful .
    Thank you, Li Kim and team for this sharing.this knowledge.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/ghosts-and-hauntings/the-sound-of-light.html
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Feb 25. 2020 04:32 PM
    It is not surprised that many huge Buddha statues were built in many parts of the world both of a religious and secular nature.The bigger the Buddha statues will definitely beneficial to the surrounding area with positive energies, calming the area of wars and natural disasters .

    In Malaysia we have huge statue of Lord Murugan of Batu Caves and Kuan Yin Statue at Kek Lok Si in Penang.Thank you very much for the wonderful sharing with beautiful pictures of World Largest Statues.

    https://bit.ly/2uxPmtO
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:36 PM
    In Dharma, we learned that everything is impermanent, good thing will never last forever, that’s why we should not be attached to it as when it was gone, we will suffer tremendously, and a good news is, bad things never lasts.
    Life is a journey filled with opportunities, hardships, heartaches and its test for our courage. There is always a reason of our existence in this life.Thank you very much for this good article.

    https://bit.ly/37PSlv3
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:05 PM
    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. I believe that everything happens for a reason ,and there is a reason behind everything. That’s why Rinpoche asked to think carefully and consider certain things. Due to Rinpoche’s clairvoyance, Rinpoche knew the consequent. Rinpoche wanted us to learn to be responsible for our decisions that is beneficial to all and not jumping into anything blindly. And that is how I pray to what I want to come to be published.
    Glad to know some knowledge of Mount Shasta which I have not heard before being one of the world’s preeminent sacred mountains.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this wonderful sharing with important explanations, some knowledge to learn and guidelines for us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/behind-the-scenes/growing-up-with-rinpoche-mount-shasta-and-our-first-dorje-shugden-post.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:05 PM
    It won’t be supress Rinpoche felt more Indian as Rinpoche have been staying in India long enough. His early life spent in the monastery in India, serving his teachers and the monastic community, has taught Rinpoche cooking more Indian foods than western foods. Even all these years in Malaysia, Rinpoche preferred Indian cuisine which is rich in spices and masala such as dhal, paneer tikka, aloo mattar and paneer butter masala. Rinpoche will go all the way his students to serve Indian food to visiting Sangha so they would get a taste of home. Glad to know more of Rinpoche through this article. With Rinpoche explanation of how he felt and inherent in the Indian tradition culture, traditional spiritual practice and devotion to a spiritual teacher. All these points that Rinpoche was more Indian as what Rinpoche felt and having a strong connection with it.
    Thank you Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-rinpoche-felt-he-was-more-indian

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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)
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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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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    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
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    11 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    11 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    11 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    1 years ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    1 years ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    1 years 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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    1 years ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    1 years ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    1 years ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    1 years ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
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    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    2 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
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Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
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Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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Beautiful red lanterns around Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat. shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 month ago
Beautiful red lanterns around Vajrayogini Stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat. shared by Pastor Antoinette
Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 month ago
Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 month ago
Thank you very much for the beautiful calligraphy artwork. shared by Pastor Antoinette
The rain may have doused the fires but the embers of pain still linger in our hearts. Sending Australia our love & prayers. Let's continue to #PrayForAustralia. ❤️ shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 month ago
The rain may have doused the fires but the embers of pain still linger in our hearts. Sending Australia our love & prayers. Let's continue to #PrayForAustralia. ❤️ shared by Pastor Antoinette
Auspicious red decorations at Tsongkhapa shrine. Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Auspicious red decorations at Tsongkhapa shrine. Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. shared by Pastor Antoinette
Gong Xi Fa Cai! Here's to new beginnings and better endings with this Year of the Metal Rat! shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Gong Xi Fa Cai! Here's to new beginnings and better endings with this Year of the Metal Rat! shared by Pastor Antoinette
Throwback KSDS Graduation - All kids were so excited with to perform. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation - All kids were so excited with to perform. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback WOAH camp 2016 - DIY soap. So interesting. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback WOAH camp 2016 - DIY soap. So interesting. Lin Mun KSDS
Children learning the method to make water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Children learning the method to make water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
Monthly animal liberation in Kechara House. KSDS have opportunity to participate in the meritorious activity every mth. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Monthly animal liberation in Kechara House. KSDS have opportunity to participate in the meritorious activity every mth. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback Kids camp 2019 - Wonderful volunteers. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback Kids camp 2019 - Wonderful volunteers. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback Kids camp 2019 - The nature of KFR is expressed on this drawing. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback Kids camp 2019 - The nature of KFR is expressed on this drawing. Lin Mun KSDS
Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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