7 Signs Your Dog Is In Pain And Trying To Hide It

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Dear friends around the world,

It is very important to take good care of our pets because keeping a pet is equivalent to taking care of a child. Once we have decided to take care of them, it is our responsibility to make sure they are healthy and treated well.

For modern-day people, due to their working schedules, most of their pets are left alone at home. Therefore, when they are sick, it’s very hard for the pet owners to realise. No matter how busy we are, we must always take good care of our pets because they are living beings, they too feel love, loneliness, pain and so on.

I hope more pet owners who come across this article will start putting more attention onto their pets. May all the animals be well-taken care of and may they not need to suffer anymore.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

7 Signs Your Dog Is In Pain And Trying To Hide It

International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management has deemed September Animal Pain Awareness Month. With the campaign slogan, “Their Pain Is Our Pain” vets are hoping to spread awareness about how our pets let us know they are in pain. When it comes to dogs, pain can be hard to detect. For dog’s wolf ancestors, showing signs of weakness made a wolf vulnerable, and being vulnerable was dangerous. Therefore, it’s in a dog’s nature to not purposefully reveal when they are feeling hurt, sick, or injured. Which is why it’s important for dog owners to be on the look out, and recognize the signs that signifies their dog is in pain.

1) Gait- Changes in a dog's walk, like limping, hobbling or favoring one leg over another, is a good indication that something is hurting your pet.

2) Energy- If your dog is acting more lethargic than usual it may mean he or she isn't feeling well.

3) Appetite- A dog disinterested in food either means the dog is sick, or hell has frozen over.

4) Eyes- Puppy dog eyes can do more than trick a couple of treats out of a pet owner, they can also be very telling. Bloodshot and dilated or constricted pupils can be a sign something is awry. A dog in pain also tends to squint a lot.

5) Demeanor- Some dogs can become defensive when they are hurting. If an otherwise friendly, well-behaved pup snaps at you, you may want to take him or her to the vet to get checked out.

6) Breath- Fast, shallow breaths or excessive panting for no discernible reason could be a sign your dog isn't feeling well.

7) Posture- If a dog is hunching over, fidgety, or particularly rigid it may mean they aren't feeling well.

Trust your gut and be sensitive to your pup. Noticing when your pup is in pain, and taking him or her to the vet could be the difference between life and death for your pet.

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  1. Gobin on Nov 13, 2019 at 9:21 am

    Pets improves their owners health from dogs to cats, horses to fish, pets come in all shapes and sizes. A number of people have many pets, others have only a few, while some choose to not have any. Having pets and taking care of them can sometimes be a tremendous amount of work, but the benefits outweigh the disadvantages. When pets are properly taken care of they provide unconditional love and support to their owners. Living with pets improves their owners health and happiness too. Owners also have important role to know those signs their pet in pain/ill where they can immediately take action.

  2. June Kang on Nov 13, 2019 at 8:56 am

    I have 2 dogs at home, and each time if they just lying down to welcome you home, you know they are not feeling well or might be unhappy. Animal can’t speak but if you care enough, you will notice their different from as usual and you need to take some action to comfort therm.

  3. Mingwen on Nov 13, 2019 at 7:43 am

    I hope people with animal friends around them can put more efforts for the well-being of their friends.

    As they are a small part of us, but you’re the whole world for them.

  4. Vivian Ong on Nov 13, 2019 at 1:26 am

    Honestly, the dogs in my hometown are rescued. Some of the signs above does matches especially when we first rescued the dog back home, the dog went to a corner to hide and was very timid. The dog was even scared to come out to have food although she was hungry and if she was not feeling too well she wouldn’t even want to move around. I guess that if anyone wants a pet, they really have to put in all the effort, love and care for the animal. Otherwise, better don’t think of having a pet or else the pet will suffer in the end.

  5. Tek Lee on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:52 am

    Animals are just like humans, be them dogs, cats, or even bigger animals like lions, bears, even elephants. They have feelings, they can fall sick too like human. Their behavior may be different from human, due to their born nature and the particular genes in their species, but from head to toe, they are made of every blood, flesh, vessels and nerve. Whatever we human can feel, they feel it too. But, they can’t talk. Just like human, when our body fall sick or some body part mulfunction, our body will show sign. So, being animals who can’t talk, we need to learn all these signs from their body, so that we can take very good care of animals. This article is very good, it provide informations that we didn’t know about dogs. Whether we keep a dog at home or not, it’s good to know all these.

  6. pammie yap on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:27 am

    It’s so sad when you are in pain and you can’t do anything nor speak up as an animal. They suffer silently and I dare not even imagine the discomfort they have to go through eve try waking minute. Even as human, I find it hard to tolerate pain especially when I am having a migraine. We have a dog and it pains us when we see him being unusually quiet and inactive. We know for sure he is not well and trying to rest and recuperate. Whatever it is, we must pay close attention and make sure they get the proper medical attention. We cannot take for granted as their life is as precious as ours.

  7. Andrea Lai on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:16 am

    It’s really difficult for us as humans to understand animal sufferings because they don’t speak our language and another point, was we don’t pay attention to their needs. Animals are just like us that needed love, care, attention and educated, like a child. Some people may think taking care of an animal is time consuming but in my opinion, to take care and educate it is a very good practice of nurturing patience, perseverance, compassion and even change a person perception.

  8. Pastor Henry Ooi on Nov 12, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    Just like humans, animals do have anxiety, fear, depression aside from physical signs that they are not well. Most times, those ‘owners’ of ‘pets’ rarely notice the symptoms until at a later stage when the sickness is at an advanced stage. I think people who have animals as their friend, companion, family are more observant because they spend more time with the animals. Hence the animals may be medically treated at an earlier time than other animals whose owners say they are busy with everything else in life except finding time for their pets. 

  9. Justin Cheah on Nov 12, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    I have 3 dogs in my house and yes I can tell when they are not feeling well. Notably is when they don’t have appetite. It’s ironic when they take their best way possible to express their problem to us humans knowing fully well we don’t understand their language.

  10. nicholas on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    Dog can’t tell us how they feel in our language but they can express in their own way if we willing to learn and understand. When we have them as our pets, it’s important to understand them. They will give us sign on what and how they feel. Dog will also learn and understand our feeling and what we trying to express. Sometime our interaction exclusive with only both of us will understand. It doesn’t matter as long as we care for them. Dog can be very loyal and they only afraid when we betray them because once we dump them they have no one to turn to and not easy for them to trust others when they being hurt. It’s important when we take them with us and care for them. It’s a commitment as we are dealing with living being that depend and count on us. I believe we don’t want to be abandon and so to them.

  11. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Mar 30, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    Dogs make the most lovable, loving and loyal of pets. WE should take care of them as we would our own child. Pets, like all living beings, feel love, loneliness and pain .If we have adopted a pet, we should take good care of them and take full responsibility for their health and well-being.

    It is not in a dog’s nature to purposely reveal that they are not feeling well, or are hurt or injured. Hence, we should keep a sharp look out for the following tell-tale signs.

    Keep a look out for when your pet limps or hobbles or favours one leg over the other; when he looks unusually lethargic or sapped of energy; when he suddenly loses his appetite for food;when his eyes are bloodshot, or dilated ; when he suddenly becomes snappy or defensive; when he pants a lot or his breath is shallow; or when he hunches over, is fidgety or suddenly becomes rigid.

    In short, be mindful all the time how your dog is behaving and walking and breathing. Examine him carefully if you have a hunch something is wrong.

    Keep the pet happy and let him keep you happy too!

  12. Stella Cheang on Mar 13, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    This is a very useful list now that we have a new family member in the form of a furry canine. We have to be watchful and sensitive towards our pet’s behavior because it cannot tell us when it is in pain or feeling uncomfortable. Thank you, Rinpoche for this article.

  13. Anne Ong on Feb 23, 2017 at 9:32 pm

    Thank you very much to Rinpoche, for giving us more tools and methods to check if our dogs and possibly pets are in distress. It is difficult to realise dogs are sick or in pain as they are not able to tell us verbally. So it is our responsibility to be aware and care enough to look out for them.

  14. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:27 pm

    Thank you very much to Rinpoche, for giving us more tools and methods to check if our dogs and possibly pets are in distress. We all need to know for certain that our pets are not in pain.

  15. Fong on Sep 7, 2016 at 11:53 pm

    This is great sharing. My dogs has gone through some of the symptoms described and I can say that their demeanor changed the moment the problem is taken care of.

    If we spend enough time with our dogs, we get to know their habits and normal behavior. So, we are in a better position to notice any change in them.

    They also like the attention and love we give them when we spend time with them. That’s why we have them as pets – we want their company and unconditional love too.

    So, bottom line is to spend time with and to get to know our dogs.

  16. CindyH on Sep 4, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this post.

    It is definitely very useful to be aware of these signs and its significance especially since our furry friends are not able to communicate their pain to us plainly. By knowing what to generally look out for, it will certainly allow us to detect the situation early and attend to it accordingly.

  17. Sofi on Aug 1, 2016 at 4:46 am

    It is difficult to realise dogs are sick or in pain as they are not able to tell us verbally. So it is our responsibility to be aware and care enough to look out for them. Thank you Rinpoche for this really helpful article on the 7 signs to look for. After reading, I have noticed that my dog had actually squinted her eyes a couple of times previously. Will definitely keep a closer eye on her if I see her eyes squinting again.

    Rinpoche’s care and compassion always extends beyond humankind to animals and others.

  18. Boon on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche.

    People who are thinking of owning pets should read the ins and outs about owning them beforehand. It is important of having a fundamental knowledge of the needs of the animals that they are about to bring home, be it a dog, a fish or a bird. It is the owner’s responsibility to get to know them earlier and be ready to commit themselves on the tasks and work that will come with owning them. Do not bring them home and regret later.

  19. kb thapa on May 18, 2016 at 6:35 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for the article it helps me to observe mumus and take care them better.. This is very important to remember that they can’t always cry out to us when in need. Dogs aren’t humans so they don’t can’t talk. The best thing we can do to keep them comfortable is to learn. Dogs display their pain in certain actions and behaviors that may seem subtle to us. Not everyone is a canine behavioral expert but these 7 symptoms will help us determine whether or not your loved one is in pain. we must learn to take away their pain always nobody like pain..

  20. samfoonheei on May 17, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    Dear Rinpoche
    Thank you for sharing this interesting article.
    Its very helpful for me as recently i help to look after my daughter;s pet dog (a poodle and shih tzu) mixed.Ever since i have been looking after the pet dog i begin to love her as if she is part of our family.
    At least i could look up if she is in pain or not well.
    Thanks again for sharing so more dog owner will gain more awareness for their pets.

  21. Beatrix Ooi on May 12, 2016 at 10:42 am

    Dogs are one of the most loyal and lovable companions anyone could ever have, sometimes even way better than human companions. Dogs can’t talk and communicate with us, therefore it is very important to always keep a lookout of their condition so when the necessary actions can be taken when we detected there’s something wrong with our dogs.

    I have always been a dog lover ever since young, I used to live with my grandmother and uncle, we had a shih tzu and a schaunzer. Later they were given away because my uncle could no longer take care of them. Ever since then I have always wanted to adopt a dog but it was never allowed by my parents. I didn’t know much then, but I’ve come to realise that keeping a dog or any pet is not just a matter of hobby or whatsoever, the ‘hobby’ comes with great amount of responsibility.

    After my hamster died about 3-4 years ago, I have realised that keeping a pet is no playing matter, they are sentient beings too. I was upset when he died but I was even more upset with myself that I did not take good care of him.

  22. Edwin Tan on May 8, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for such informative article.

    It is definitely a good to know for all dog owners. The same can almost be translated for other pets.

    Thank you.

  23. wooishen on May 2, 2016 at 8:04 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for posting this article… For all pets owner must be responsible ..
    Pets can’t speak.. we need more time to observe and more care with them..

    Then we will know what’s happening on them…

    If have time have meal with them together… we will know know more..

    Be a responsible pet lover…. give more time accompany them…

    All the best…

  24. Lucas Roth on May 2, 2016 at 11:05 am

    This is a very helpful article for me and I will can use it in the present and future for all my dog companions and pets. This is also very interesting for me because there are so many indicators of dogs showing discomfort that it could change their vibe almost. I find this really cool because they can speak to show it but they will anyways.

    It is like humans actually, if we are in pain and not wanting to directly show it, we will fall under certain traits. We will have a attitude change and we will act differently. We are all living animals and we are not that different anyways as you can see.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article, I found it very interesting and useful. Also I found it thought-provoking.

  25. Pavara Lam on May 1, 2016 at 11:18 pm

    It is really important for dog owners to be aware of these signs as dogs are just like us and can feel pain. Can we bear any pain? No, that is the same for any other animals alike, they are living beings and thus have a mind which is able to feel pain, love, hate ETC ETC….

    Remember, always take care of your pets as you would a child as humans and animals are equal.

  26. Wah Ying on Apr 30, 2016 at 10:52 pm

    Seeing these indications, reminding me dogs is just like baby, who cannot talk to communicate their pain or feeling; so we adult and pet owner has to be alert and observant while taking care of them. Thanks Rinpoche for sharing, it’s helpful 🙂

  27. Phng Keng Hwa on Apr 30, 2016 at 12:32 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for posting this article, it is really helpful and informative that can benefit both the owner and their pet.

    The owner- so that they can better care for their friend.

    And the pet- so that they can be better understood and cared for. 🙂

    I hope that many dog owners will see this and gain more awareness for their pets, so that their lives will become more compassionate and mindful. Thank you for posting this article to create the possibilities for these sentient beings. 🙂

  28. Jutika Lam on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:22 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the above tips above.

    It is really useful for dog owners to know about these signs because though the signs shown by the dogs may seem like nothing is wrong, it could be much more worse than it looks.

    We are usually busy with our daily lives, with work and tc that we sometimes are too busy to notice these small signs, this article is very informative in spreading awareness to dog owners who may not know of this.

    Understanding these signs that our dog might be in pain is relateble to humans, when we are sick we lose our appetite, we feel weak and etc.

  29. Uncle Eddie on Apr 25, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    It is said that, “All living beings are spiritual in essence. They are conscious with their feelings and alive in their hearts like every human being does, especially for the pet-owners, when they find their pets are sicked, injured, harmed or in great pain.” Thank you deeply Rinpoche, for your kind thought and compassion to awaken all pet-owners with this valuable and considerate article to lessen the sufferings and pains of all their pets, including the owners, before any unexpected bad happenings should arise, as I believe, “any pets’pain should also be the owners’pain too!”

  30. tohheToh Cheng See on Apr 25, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you for sharing this great informative article that will come in very useful for pet owners.

  31. Jason on Apr 25, 2016 at 2:44 am

    Is a inspiring article for those dog owners.Nowadays , people are busy with their daily life(family, work, children), the dogs or puppy might be ignored or abandon. Most of them treat the dogs as a “house security guard” so there is no fair treatment same as human beings.Actually , I am the one in this category but after I joined Kechara, I changed my attitude towards animals especially dogs and birds.
    I feel sympathy on stray dogs and will try to give foods to them. I hope Rinpoche’s article will inspire more pets or dog owner more awareness on their pets or dog daily life, please treat same as your family members.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing .
    With folded hands,

    Jason

  32. DavidFong on Apr 25, 2016 at 12:12 am

    感谢仁波切的分享, 这篇文章可以让想养宠物的大家明白养宠物是个很大的责任,因为他们是有生命的,他们是可以感受得到爱、痛苦、孤单、害怕等等。
    宠物也需要我们的关心和爱,也要把他当成家人一份孑。
    我希望有更多宠物主人看到这篇文章, 将会开始把更多的注意力集中到自己宠物的身上。
    愿所有的动物宠物都可以被细心的照顾。
    可能他们就不必再受苦了。

  33. Pema Thinley on Apr 24, 2016 at 4:59 pm

    Dear RInpoche,

    Thank you for this informative piece. I found it so helpful for people like me who know less about dealing with one’s pets. I think it opened my eyes to be sure of the conditions of dogs.
    The article would help lot of people out there _()_

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  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:16 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche was one definitely a modern Lama ,it was Rinpoche that we have online knowledge , learning and practicing Dharma. Being one of the first lamas to recognise the benefits of using the Internet to spread dharma teachings for free. We are very fortunate to have met Rinpoche , whereby we are able to learn, practice Dharma teachings. I myself got to know Rinpoche through his blog . Since I stumbled across Rinpoche blog, there is no stopping for me. I have visited it daily and to increase my Buddhism knowledge . Its amazing each day I learn something new , really interest and inspiring.
    Rinpoche had set the blog to preserve the teachings as taught by his many Gurus. Rinpoche was truly a modern Lama yet maintaining all traditional commitments, guru devotion, daily practices and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands and Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this wonderful post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-the-traditional-modern-lama
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:14 PM
    Helmut Gassner, known as Venerable Gelong Jampa Lungtog is a senior Buddhist monk from Austria. He was an electrical engineer before, and became interested in Buddhism after meeting Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. Throughout his lifetime, he has translated for many high lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and is a strong advocate for the practice of Dorje Shugden. Helmut Gassner were annoyed and upset by the ban of Dorje Shugden by Dalai Lama ,as he knew that the practice of Dorje Shugden is an integral part of the Gaden Tradition. He bravely spoke about it in his speech at the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation in Germany. Its wonderful of him to tell the truth with his experience and knowledge. May more people dare to speck up about the truth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/translator-ven-helmut-gassner-on-dalai-lama-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:42 PM
    Great teachings and inspirational for us to ponder, thank you Rinpoche. Each words and sentence tell us a thousand words. Great things never come from comfort zones, is the result of hard work and hustle over time that one is successful. We ourselves got to put in action as no one else is going to do it for us. Sometimes later becomes never. We have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better and to transform our mind. It might sound like a lot of work but with determination and hard work nothing is impossible in life.
    Thanks again with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/if-you-are.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:39 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Gyatso the second Dalai Lama. Gendun Gyatso previous Incarnations was Gendun Drub the First Dalai Lama b.1391 – d.1474. He was born an extraordinary child, able to speak in song of his previous life and expressing the wish to return to his monastery, Tashilhunpo. Even before he finished his studies , incredibly he could give teachings and give initiations. He was a renowned scholar and composer of mystical poetry, who travelled widely to extend Gelugpa influence. He was remembered as one who built the monastery Chokhor Gyel Metok Tang and involving an extremely important decision of Lhamo Latso. Lhamo Latso is a sacred lake located in southern Tibet where senior Tibetan monks go for visions to assist in the discovery of reincarnations. It is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations in Tibetan Buddhism as to this day. He left a legacy with many volumes of verse, composition, and practice instructions.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:38 PM
    Master Cheng Yen is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, most known for her work as a teacher and philanthropist. She is the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, a non-governmental organization.
    She is involved in various charitable works such as international disaster relief, environmental protection and preservation, community volunteering, health donations and so forth. She is an extraordinary Buddhist nun who has devoted whole her life to helping others,and was recognized internationally with numerous awards to date. Master Cheng Yen continues this noble path of teaching the Buddha Dharma, skillfully revealing how this ancient wisdom is as relevant today, as ever. And, she is a truly inspirational force when it comes to helping us realize that we should put compassion in action by alleviating the suffering of others. She is also known as Mother Teresa of the East to many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mother-teresa-of-the-east.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:58 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing . FEARLESS is getting back up and fighting for what we want over and over again without giving up. Successful people have no fear of failure they stay open to all possibilities of the outcomes. We embrace change, even change that appears negative by thinking positive. Being fearless is more about who we are, rather than what we do. Fearless people are great, they are full of life, good energy, passion and self-belief. We must try as we never know if we do not try. Keep trying as the success rate is higher than we thought.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/thoughts.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:54 PM
    Happiness is not made by what we own, it is what we share and giving generously and sincerely. A simple gift by June Tang tells all. Given sincerely from her heart on her birthday to Rinpoche . It’s all done without money, that’s very true and that’s what I consider true generosity for sure. Giving what she could. She give all and yet she feel as if it costs her nothing. But to Rinpoche its mean a lot of sincerity We seek to give with an open, pure heart, with no attachment to what we are .
    Quoted… no true spiritual life is possible without a generous heart. Generosity allies itself with an inner feeling of abundance—the feeling that we have enough to share.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/study-groups/its-all-done-without-money.html
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 04:19 PM
    There is no one that can help us, but us. Methods are given, but whether we grasp, apply and practise it is entirely up to oneself. If we don’t change then there is no point in learning the Dharma.
    A transformed mind is our own best protection. That mind can only come from consistent practice over time.When we see results, we will be encouraged to push ourselves more to practice well.Thank you very much for sharing a good article.

    https://bit.ly/2thDjjL
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:26 PM
    Wonderful news ……the Chinese government has introduced a plan to encourage and reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, It’s a great move that China has done in the effort to avoid runaway global warming and for health reasons. The climate campaigners has been hoping for it. New dietary guidelines by the Chinese health officials have recommend and advise individuals to limit their meat consumption. As more evidence of chronic diseases such as heart attack, strokes ,hypertension and so forth are related to meat consumption. And for most to maintain a healthy life styles. They also implement dietary guidelines encouraging the general public to consume plenty of cereals, tubers, whole grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits as well. The Chinese government also put up billboards in attempt to reduce meat consumption by highlighting health risks associated with consuming meat. What we eat contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions and every one of us is responsible. People nowadays are reducing their meat consumption and opting for vegan and plant-based protein to improve their health . Hopefully more countries will follow China reducing the meat consumption. In a way more animals could be save in the slaughter house. And for the future generations to come .
    Thank you for this wonderful news .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/look-what-chinas-doing.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:23 PM
    Different parts of the world have each various interesting traditions and customs which individual will celebrate and follow. Religious festivals like Gadhimai festival, which is an animal sacrificial ceremony, and dog meat festival where dogs are slaughtered to celebrate the summer solstice have gathered cultural significance over the centuries. In Gadhimai festival , they believe that animal sacrifices to the Hindu goddess Gadhimai will end evil and bring prosperity. In Spain bulls festival or the Toro de la Vega, bulls are torture and kill. Same goes to the Pero Palo Festival where scared donkey being dragged unwillingly through the packed streets . Drive hunting where dolphins and whales are caught and killed for their meat. All these are some of the hidden cruelty and crime against animals in the world which many are not aware of it and do not want to know. But with social media , more and more got to know about it and are trying to end all these animals cruelty. The Indian officials are cracking down and trying to stop the transportation of animals for this festivals. It is good that the number of animals slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival has dropped sharply over the years. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which happens every year is a gruesome display of the dog meat trade. Chinese officials are doing their best and discouraging people from eating dog meat which is harmful in long term. Recent years there has been a drop in the consumption of dog meat in the China. Many people are aware of the abuses and torture of those poor dogs before been kill as meat. Looking at those pictures in the articles, tells a thousand words of all the suffering of these animals in the moment before death.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Shakila Rajendra for this sharing raising awareness of animals been abuse , torture and so forth.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/crimes-against-animals-the-world-doesnt-want-you-to-know-about.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 03:54 PM
    This is what i like about being Malaysia expose with different religion yet there live harmony in society. It is awesome to read about this former Malaysian lady with a big heart and took actions to feed many .
    She understand the pain and sufferings of the people especially students had gone through without food. She was brought up in away she saw how her parents had the unprivileged and she is following their foot steps. Thank you very much for this touching article.

    https://bit.ly/2Ri4suG
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:35 PM
    For centuries, humans have been gazed at galaxies and peered deep inside atoms for more answers to the space. No one knows for sure what it is up there. Scientist, astronomers and so forth are busy scanning the skies for more discoveries and seeking answers to the mysteries of space. World scientists are doing experiments in an effort to gain insight of it. After years of exploration , they are still looking for more discoveries. Interesting discoveries……..of the dark energy, eagle nebula , galaxy , UFO and more of what is existing beyond our imagination.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/top10-space-mysteries.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:33 PM
    Peter Byrne is an absolute legend , been an icon, in search for Bigfoot, yeti and Sasquatch or abominable snowmen of the Himalaya. He was a real icon questing for the truth about the Yeti or snowmen. Since his much younger years , he was fascinated in the unknown and the mysterious that turned hunting as a hobby. In one of his hunting trip , he came across a tiger suffering that changed his whole life. From that time he stopped the cruel act of killing animals , ending his 16 years of hunting and founded a non-profit organization called the International Wildlife Conservation Society. He has lived a long and dedicated life in the conservations of animals and in the pursuit of searching for Sasquatch, Yeti and so forth. For decades, he search for Bigfoot, Yeti in the Himalayan has become more of a hobby for him. He has written multiple books on Bigfoot and other aspects of his life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post and sharing of those videos.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/7-parts.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 04:45 PM
    This Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain was built in such away that it will deliver healing waters which were energized with natural crystals blessed by High Lamas. Those natural crystals were imbued with the healing energies of Medicine Buddha and Dorje Shugden.
    With the new healing fountain, visitors can bring home the holy healing energy in a bottle. Thank you very much Rinpoche and Kechara for making this Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain available for everyone.

    https://bit.ly/35WE0Mi
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 04:27 PM
    This article really inspired me, every year we live is formative year for us as it affects our future life, so we should really let go those bad influence from our parents. What Rinpoche wrote is so true, most of us are either positive or negative after getting influenced by our parents.

    Dharma will make us face ourselves, acknowledge our weak and negative aspects of character and will then guide us to move forward in a positively transformative direction.Thank you very much for sharing this good article with us.

    https://bit.ly/3a28XCh

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One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat's doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
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Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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By the time I heard about Luang Phor Thong, he was already very old, in his late 80s. When I heard about him, I immediately wanted to go and pay my respects to him. - http://bit.ly/LuangPhorThong
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It's very nice to see volunteers helping maintain holy sites in Kechara Forest Retreat, it's very good for them. Cleaning Buddha statues is a very powerful and effective way of purifying body karma.
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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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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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

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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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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
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    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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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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    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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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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