Amazing and sad

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If I was there or knew about it, I would have done something for sure. This is a strange tale that is touching and yet very sad. He must of sensed something. See what I mean.

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That’ll do, pig: Bizarre footage emerges of 150kg fugitive pig ‘praying’ before a Buddhist temple… and he only moved on after a group of monks chanted to him

  • The 150kg pig had reportedly escaped from a local farm in search of food
  • The pig was found kneeling on its forelimbs at a temple in eastern China
  • It left the temple after a group of monks chanted a Buddhist scripture to it
  • The images have sparked heated dialogues on Chinese social media sites 
  • Sadly, the pigs owner had it slaughtered before learning of its stardom

By NELSON GROOM FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA
PUBLISHED: 04:03 GMT, 26 February 2015 | UPDATED: 13:55 GMT, 27 February 2015


A large pig was found this week kneeling on its forelimbs at a temple in Tantou village, eastern China 


It seems that humans aren’t the only ones who need forgiveness.
Bizarre footage has surfaced of a fugitive pig grovelling in front of a temple in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province on Tuesday.
Pictures and video of the bowing boar, which had escaped from a nearby farm, have spread like wildfire on Chinese social media, sparking a flurry of debates over what the animal was doing, reports Sina.
Footage shows the animal kneeling on its forelimbs encircled by worshippers, as a Buddhist ceremony takes place inside the temple.
The saintly swine reportedly stayed put for hours, and only left the scene after a group of monks emerged from inside and chanted a Buddhist scripture towards it.

Images of the bowing boar have spread like wildfire on social media, sparking a flurry heated debates on exactly what the animal was doing

Discussions on the social media site WeiBo have seen some users propose the animal was seeking a pilgrimage for a Chinese New Year’s blessing.
Others deduced the holy hog was merely seeking food or resting after an act of physical exertion.
Another web user offered a more scientific explanation: the pig was suffering from a disease concerning a deficiency in vitamin E, which can lead to an inability to stand up on all fours and kneel on one’s front legs.
Meanwhile, the owner of the pig later revealed it had escaped his hog pen on the morning on February 22, apparently in search of food.

It was later revealed the 150kg pig has escaped from a nearby farm with two other cohorts in search of food

Sadly, Mr Huang-who had raised the animal up to over 150 kilograms-ordered for the animal to be slaughtered upon being recaptured.
In a cruel twist of fate, Mr Huang Wenzhou Metropolis Daily he only learned of its internet stardom after the pig had been butchered, and he would not have done so otherwise.
‘How bizarre! I’ve been raising pigs for so many years but I’ve never seen anything like this. I really shouldn’t have killed it!’ he said.
Huang was astonished by the viral images, and vowed that none of his pigs have been diagnosed with any diseases.

Sadly, the owner of the pig ordered it to be butchered when it was recaptured, only learning of its internet stardom when it was too late. He told local media: ‘I really shouldn’t have killed it!’

‘This is really awkward. If the pigs were scared, they should have ran away instead of making that strange posture and let everyone watch.’
Over three thousand people reportedly attended the temple for the final day of confessions on Buddha repentance day.
It would seem this pitiful pig’s prayers were left unanswered.

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2969735/Saintly-swine-viral-hit-escaping-farm-pray-Buddhist-temple.html

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  1. Yee Yin on Oct 20, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    This is an amazing story of a pig that kneeled in front of a temple as if it is paying homage. The pig did not kneeled for a few minutes but it kneeled for hours until the monk chanted a Buddhits scripture to it. Unfortunately, the pig was slaughtered after that.

    The pig must have been a Dharma practitioner in its previous lives, and the Dharma imprint was very strong in it. Otherwise, how to explain when it kneeled in front of the temple for hours? It must know that it will die soon, the Buddhist chanting would help it to calm down before its death and helped it to go to a better place.

    Now that we are in the human form, we should practice the Dharma, purify our karma so we don’t go to a bad place. When we take rebirth as an animal, we will not be able to purify our karma and it will take us a very long time before we take rebirth in human form again.

  2. Anne Ong on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:14 pm

    This pig is really special. And is truly amazing. This is proven that animals do have conscious mind. I find the actions of this pig interestingly strange. I think the pig could recall its previous life’s negative deeds and now regretted its past actions. It could be it went to prostrate at the temple hoping to seek purification there. Thank you Rinpoche and blog team for sharing this very touching story 🙏

  3. TekLee on Jan 12, 2017 at 2:21 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. I have read this article on the internet many times. But every time I read, it give me a different feeling. It is really the mixture feeling of lovely and sad. Animals have feelings too. All the sentient beings in the world was once human before. It is bless for the pig at least before he was slaughter, he sought for refuge of Buddha, and got some blessing from the monks. Maybe it was his karma that he had to go through the slaughter, but it seems the Dharma imprint stayed in his mind before he was slaughtered. I think Mr. Huang in fact should stop killing after seeing this. Maybe he should think of changing his career. Even a pig would take in Buddha, Dharma, what about us as human? I hope that pig had swift and good rebirth and not rebirth again in the three lower realm. _/\_

  4. Samfoonheei on Oct 26, 2016 at 2:10 pm

    Oh….dear i haven seen any thing like that before. A large pig was found kneeling on its forelimbs at a temple in Tantou village, eastern China .The pig had escaped from a nearby farm, to the temple knelling ,looks like the pig knew his days are short and asking for forgiveness. Humans aren’t the only ones who need forgiveness.the poor pig only left after a group of monks chanting Buddhist scripture towards it.Later the poor pig was was recaptured and slaughtered.May the pig have a good human rebirth. Animal have feelings too and never harm them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing .it is advice and teachings for us.

  5. Hayden Chan on Jan 1, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    I feel sorry for the pig . The pig was slaughtered . I haven’ t seen a pig keel in front of a temple the pig is respecting the monks who were chanting in the temple . I like animals, but why kill it its just looking for food just let it go . And lastly I hope that the pig wil gain a good ribirth .

  6. Kelsang Demo on Aug 25, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    Thank you for these very helpful images-i just studied the holy Dharma when my teacher mentioned this story-then i found it on your page-i believe trough the strong force of intention and powerful blessings of its spiritual guide it had to find these monks and through their prayers it had to die swiftly, only to be reborn human again, so it can attain enlightenment in this very life!
    Such is the compession and power of Buddha -thank you for sharing!
    Much love, demo xxx

  7. Patsy on Jul 21, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    The pig has dharma imprints from previous life. The pig may have sensed that life is coming to an end soon thus escaped and found its way to the temple to seek forgiveness and blessings.

    I hope that by hearing the chanting by the monks and doing prostrations before being slaughtered will enable the pig to have a better rebirth.

  8. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 21, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    We cannot know what really happened to the ‘pig’ or if it is even a pig in the first place. What this reminds me is that I am one breath away from my next rebirth. So ready or not, our karma will bring us here or there, and thats why we should practice our dharma well.

  9. Julien Roth on May 13, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    Wow! I have really never seen anything like this. I did not even know animals can behave in this way! That is if it is even an animal controlling the pig.

    For me, the part which stood out the most in the whole article was when the pig got recaptured and slaughtered. To me, that doesn’t even make any sense. I mean, why would you even think of killing an animal who has just done something no animal has done before? No other animal has done what this pig has done and i am surprised the the owner wasn’t eve curious about knowing why the pig did with it did. It was a stupid decision to kill the pig. I hope the owner knows that.

    This post really opened by mind about life and afterlife. The pig could have been a reincarnation of someone who was close to the Dharma, which explains the bowing down at the temple. I really wonder why the pig did that. So many questions that need answering hmm..

  10. Edward Ooi on May 10, 2015 at 10:56 pm

    It is sad that the boar was eventually slaughtered in the end but what it actually fascinated me is that even a boar out of so many beings in the world would even break out of the farm and bowed down in front of the temple for such a long time. The owner said he shouldn’t have killed the boar but what would he do to the boar if he actually knew about it? Ins’t that curious? I am not judging him, I am just simply curious about it. I sure wished that the boar is able to take a better rebirth in the human realm so it will be able to have a better chance to learn the Dharma.

  11. Lucas Roth on Apr 5, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    That is incredible, the pig was praying! This is one example that animals are like us because people believe that humans are so much better and smarter than animals because animals are not as smart or because they have different behaviors. But this shows that they are intelligent and they can act just like us because we are all aliv and can think. That is amazing we are the same.

    I cannot believe that the poor pig was slaughtered and that makes me angry because it just shows how humans really don’t care about anything because this pig obviously shows something different that other pigs don’t show and the people just killed it like any other pig that is brutally slaughtered. Why do we do this? If we actually learned from the pig it could have shown the world that they are not that different but just because it is an animal does that mean it has less rights and it is just killed? I doesn’t make sense, we could all have learned something but instead we are reminded of the cruelty done to these animals. Maybe we still can learn from this. Maybe we can see how humans are and how they kill even though we could learn and discover. It has a message saying that humans don’t care, isn’t that sad?

  12. Khoo on Apr 4, 2015 at 12:40 am

    I believe that it is the Dharma seed inside of this animal that made it did this. That is why Rinpoche always advised us to chant mantra and blow it on animals. It may plant a Dharma seed or even triggered a Dharma seed inside of these sentient being in less fortunate form. I wish that it gets a better life on its next rebirth.

  13. Julia Tan on Apr 3, 2015 at 8:37 am

    This is truly amazing. This is proven that animals do have conscious mind. The piggy even knew that the particular day was the final day of confessions on Buddha repentance day. The piggy made her way to the temple and make confession for whatever wrong she had done for the past that made her took rebirth as a piggy. I do wish the piggy would have a swift and good rebirth. At least this life as a piggy she does not have the karma to harm anyone an that purified her karma. May this prostration and confession she made in front of the Buddha collect merits for her to cut down her sufferings and gain a better rebirth in her next life.

    Do not harm animals. Practice Dharma whenever we have even a very slim chance. Human rebirth came not easy. So that we will not regret like the Piggy when it is too late.

  14. Pastor Chia on Apr 3, 2015 at 12:26 am

    The cause been born as the pig having such karma has creating from the past life is very sad. Although this pig knees in front of of temple like his doing confession before it get slaughtered, i wish the pig conciousness might know what it has done from the pass life, It karma can be purify and have change to born as the human and born near to the dharma at it next life.

  15. Pastor Henry Ooi on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:49 pm

    I find the actions of this pig interestingly strange. I think the pig could recall its previous life’s negative deeds and now regretted its past actions. Maybe in its previous life/lives it would have some dharma knowledge and practices but things took a bad turn due to its attachments to desires and other non virtuous actions. It could be it went to prostrate at the temple hoping to seek purification there.

    I remember on one our trips with Rinpoche to Nepal we chanced upon a mother dog with four puppies in Swayambunath temple. The dog’s jaw was broken and infection had set in and it couldn’t open its mouth to drink water or eat food. It was clearly starving yet the puppies were trying to suckle milk. Rinpoche asked Chia (now pastor Chia) and another student to buy food for it and packets of milk for the puppies. When the food came it couldn’t eat but the puppies were eagerly lapping the packet milk. Rinpoche said that when we see animals or people suffering with disease and without food we feel pity for them. But if only that animal or person in its or his/her previous life had realised then that whatever negative deeds that were being done in their previous life then they would not have taken such a bad rebirth. The present birth is a result of the cause of one’s previous actions – Karma. Hence Rinpoche always reminds us to practice dharma with correct motivations.

  16. antoinette on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:39 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank You for this interesting story. To see this pig prostrating at the temple and listening to the prayers is really amazing. Karma is a fact no matter who we put it, in the end our attachments will bring us to the lower realms.

    This is a good teaching.

    And for the farmer, he should want to stop selling his animals and promote being vegetarian. I imagine that raising and selling animals for the food market for a living does not create good karma.

    May all beings be safe and meet the Dharma.

  17. Pastor Han Nee on Apr 2, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing this story. It’s both touching and inspiring. This particular pig has transcended the norm of animal behavior. There must be very strong karmic imprints and connection with the Dharma and the Three Jewels from previous lives. It actually came to prostrate for many hours and received the monks’ blessings before leaving!

    May it have gone to a good human rebirth, with the purification it has done and with the blessing from the monks.

  18. pammie on Apr 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    How sad! I do believe that the pig knew it is almost time therefore he/she paid last respect to the Buddhas. And to have the monks chant scriptures onto him/her brought much blessings for future rebirths. Or maybe, he/she was an emanation of a higher being.
    Instead of killing more pigs, the farmer should repent and stop killing more. How sad that he did not.
    Animals definitely have feelings, we should not harm animals for the sake of our own attachments.

  19. Josh Akers on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    I do believe this pig was prostrating due to a previous life connection to the Dharma. Let’s hope his prayers were answered with a human rebirth.

  20. Phng Keng Hwa on Mar 22, 2015 at 9:48 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    This post was really astonishing. The pig was really astonishing! Perhaps he was praying for forgiveness on his bad actions and have realised that he deserves the life he/she had as a pig. The fact that he/she died right after this (I believe) must mean that Buddha has seen the genuine feelings the pig had and sent it into a better next life. This is my speculation. 🙂

    Your humble student,
    Keng Hwa.

  21. Low KHJB on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:59 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing on such an incredible sight of an pig paying its respect to a holy site.
    I would think that the pig had a purpose to be there .If it were to be looking for food.For sure it would not have stayed there for hours in such a place filled with human presence.Pigs are shy creatures,they would normally run away if approach by strangers.
    The poor piggy probably had some recollection of its past lives .Most likely was a human who could not escape the cause and effect for his past negative karma .But retained some memories of his dharma practice.
    We certainly hope that after his passing in this latest form that he would be able to reincarnate again as a human with a chance to learn dharma again…..

  22. Lum Kok Luen on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:10 am

    This is really amazing. It is proof that this pig wanted to pay homage to a Buddhist temple and prostrate to the Three Jewels. But sad ending. Om Mani Padme Hung.

  23. Adeline Tan on Mar 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    This poor piggy’s fate would have been changed if Rinpoche knew about it or were there to witness the incident. May the pig take swift and good rebirth and be born in the human realm and have the opportunity to hear and practice the dharma in its next life. Om Mani Padme Hum!

  24. Adeline Tan on Mar 20, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    testing

  25. Uncle Eddie on Mar 20, 2015 at 12:58 pm

    Accordingly to the write-up, the owner of the pig seemed very regrettable for not learning of the pig’s “internet stardom act” before he butchered it, otherwise he would never have it killed. Co-incidentally, it seemed three thousand people reportedly attended and witnessed the astounded act at the temple, as it was the final day of confessions on Buddha’s Repentance day! What a great dharma that was. Om Mani Padme Hung.

  26. Edward Ooi on Mar 19, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    I don’t mean any offense but did the farmer really meant what he said? Because if he really felt guilty about killing it, what about killing other pigs/boars. We are supposed to think about every sentient being’s feeling, not just one because they are special or something. All lives is the same consciousness, the only difference is the body that they possess in. But in any cases, this pig is really special. I have no idea what the pig had in mind when it ran out of the farm and kneel down facing the temple. But I know that it must have been someone who loves the Dharma a lot. I would love to dedicate some of my merits to the pig so that may it take a good rebirth and be reborn as a human so that it is able to learn and practice the Dharma purely.

  27. Wah Ying on Mar 19, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    I feel like the pig is coming to do confession, and it seems like knowing that day is it’s doom day. If the pig is really suffering from a disease concerning a deficiency in vitamin E and having problem to stand up on all fours and kneel on one’s front legs..then why it wants to come to a temple to kneel down not in any spot of the village?

  28. Vinnie Tan on Mar 19, 2015 at 12:20 am

    It is really amazing the kind of Dharma imprints that is instilled in this pig. Through that it truly shows that animals do have emotions as well and they know what is going on, unlike what some people would be saying that animals do not have feelings and would not know what is happening.

    Through the actions I believe that this pig was not trying to escape its fate of being butchered by the end of the day, instead was to collect whatever merits that it could collect before it is being slaughtered. It is just really amazing to see even animals would be doing things like that.

    It makes me wonder why some people do not believe in past lives. Through this example, it is very obvious that reincarnation exist and that we should always be doing our best to collect merits so that we would not be born in the three lower realms when we pass away.

    Hopefully, the last prayers and blessing that this pig has collected through the body suffering (being in such unnatural position for 4 hours), being able to listen to the prayers that was made, and having the mantras being blown on it would help it to have a better rebirth in its next life.

    • DR on Apr 1, 2015 at 11:53 pm

      To add on to what you wrote: it truly shows that animals do have emotions as well and they know what is going on, unlike what some people would be saying that animals do not have feelings and would not know what is happening, I want to share something that I witnessed in Sarnath. This is where Lord Buddha went to after attaining enlightenment at Bodhgaya and it was there that he preached his first discourse in the deer park.

      Rinpoche was giving a teaching to a group of us at the deer park one evening on the nature of suffering and its causes and that we need to abandon the kinds of actions that cause the accumulation of suffering. There was a stray dog (in the audience)that sat quietly with us and appeared to be listening attentively to what Rinpoche was saying. When it came to the part when Rinpoche spoke about karma and what causes sentient being to be reborn as an animal, the dog got up and walked away. It was much later that he came back to join in the audience again.

      Everyone in our group saw that, including Rinpoche. We deduced that the dog understood what Rinpoche was saying, felt embarrassed of his present condition hence he walked away.

  29. Wei Theng on Mar 19, 2015 at 12:12 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this story.
    I think this pig may have some past life imprint for going to do prostration to Buddha. I’m sad that it was slaughtered but am glad at least it has done prostration and gotten the blessings from the monks before it passed away. May he have planted more seeds and imprint and have good rebirth in the next life that can be closed to Dharma. Om Mani padme hung

  30. nicholas on Mar 18, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    Even being an animal but this piggy would still have the karma to make his last respect to the Buddha. It’s bizarre to see this pic but personally for me it’s shows that regardless any realms karma does exist and if we realise it we should do what’s right before it’s too late. I’m happy for this piggy, able to pay respect to the buddha but i feel sad for it to be slaughtered.

    I hope the piggy will take a good rebirth and meet the buddha’s teaching in his next life.

  31. KYC on Mar 18, 2015 at 5:31 pm

    Another theory could be that imprints from its previous human life caused the pig to prostrate upon seeing a temple. There have been stories of pigs kneeling, apparently begging for mercy from the butcher just before being slaughtered. Amazing and sad indeed.

  32. Cynthia Lee on Mar 18, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    I feel this piggy knew his death was coming soon. Hence, he escaped to pay homage to the Buddhas because perhaps he had some past life connection with Buddhism. He seems satisfied after receiving blessings from the monks before moving on. This shows animals are without feelings and brainless moving objects which are god given as food which many people perceive. I pray he had a good rebirth.

  33. sandra on Mar 18, 2015 at 4:38 am

    aw poor piggy. Bless him, i am sure he was paying respects to the buddha.

  34. Joy on Mar 18, 2015 at 3:08 am

    Very sad no one helped the poor piggy and in the end he got slaughtered! Hope his visit to the temple gave him the merits to be reborn as a human in his next life and be connected to the Dharma. He seems like a highly intelligent one, who perhaps knew his life was about to end any time so he went to seek refuge or repentance at the temple? Whatever the case may be, this clearly shows that animals are not ignorant and if anything, some of them are even smarter than humans. Just cause they cannot speak our language does not mean they a dumb. I really really hope him being slaughtered got him a new better life! Om Mani Pedme Hum.

  35. Pema Thinley on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:27 pm

    This is unbelievable Rinpoche, i can only tell that he/she might had a more positive karma to be able to have even a little bit of sense to be humane. this incredible.

  36. HillHermit on Mar 17, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    Incredible. But how can we know what/who that pig really was and where it might have gone? Maybe its prayers *were* answered, and maybe s/he finds him/herself in Vajravarahi’s paradise; who knows? In my view, that “pig” was none other than Her. Feel more sorry for those left behind still deceived by appearances, and continuing to harm others. Glad the butcher regretted it at least. May all beings be safe and unharmed.

    • keng tan on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:43 pm

      Very good take on this. So absolutely “outside the box”.

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    Known as the Buddha of Compassion, Kuan Yin is also known as Chenrezig in Tibetan or Avalokiteshvara (अवलोकितेश्वर) in Sanskrit. This depiction of Kuan Yin is very much similar to Virgin Mary.

    It was sculptured by a famed Portuguese artist named Cristina Rocha, created in parts in Nanjing, and inaugurated by the Portuguese president Jorge Sampaio. The statue is clad in bronze and weighs approximately 50 tons.

    The lotus is seated just off the island, and within the lotus is a quiet area for people to read up more on Kuan Yin, and perhaps even do some prayers.

    As beautiful as Kuan Yin is, there is a powerful purpose behind Kuan Yin’s presence on the shores of this man-made island. Along with Virgin Mary and Tian Hou, Kuan Yin makes up the third virgin trio that maps this peaceful island. The divine trio symbolizes extreme compassion and mercy which also serves to foster tolerance between the cross-cultural attributes of the Portuguese and Chinese. It is for this reason, along with the Virgin Mary, that Kuan Yin stands as a symbol of religious and cultural harmony.

    Although there are a minority of Chinese people that find this statue’s iconography a little difficult to accept, Kuan Yin is still visited and loved by all in Macau. This is due to the rich blend between European and Western cultures.

    Check out the pictures at http://bit.ly/2K7npNK
  • nicholas
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 02:28 PM
    Nestled amid the rolling mountains, deep within the Larung Gar Valley, thousands of tiny wooden homes form one of the world’s largest Buddhist institutes.

    The remote but sprawling settlement is found at elevations of 12,500ft and is home to over 40,000 monks, nuns and religious students.

    It is located in the Larung Valley, Serthar County of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in China.

    It is said to have sprung up from a handful of settlers into the sprawling town that now occupies vast areas of hilly terrain.

    At the focal point is a giant Buddhist monastery – the Serthar Buddhist Institute – with a huge wall separating the monks from the nuns.

    The homes are predominantly made out of wood. Each one is built so close to the next that they all begin to merge into rows of homes.

    Read more about this place at http://bit.ly/36TXPWk
  • nicholas
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 02:14 PM
    In Buddhism, fasting is considered a method of purification. Theravadin monks fast everyday after 12pm till the next sunrise. The Tibetan Buddhist practice of Nyungne, which includes holding strict vows and fasting, has been gaining increased attention in Buddhist centers across North America. Fasting in Buddhism is to develop control of one’s attachments so the mind can be freed to develop higher awarenesses. Also fasting can be done so that one restricts from a pleasure (food) and dedicate it to someone sick, in need or dying. Basically to restrict one’s body from the normal food intake is to develop discipline, awarness, self control and even appreciation for all one has.

    The Buddha’s spiritual awakening is related to fasting. The young prince Siddhartha left his palace in search of enlightenment and practised for six years under severe austerities and intense mental concentration that his beautiful body withered away to skin and bones. Towards the end of this period, he was surviving only on a single grain of rice a day. Buddha wanted to cut the attachment to the senses starting with excess indulgence in food and so on. This stage of Buddha’s practice is known as Fasting Buddha and the depictions in images or statues are usually called Emaciated or Fasting Buddha.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2Ka7xKz
  • nicholas
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 02:04 PM
    Hong Kong (CNN)Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong’s newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world’s second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy — a Buddhist deity.

    The monastery is funded entirely by Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, who contributed $193 million from his personal foundation to the building project.

    The premises, styled on Tang dynasty buildings, sprawl across a lush, green area of 500,000 square feet – around nine football fields.

    It can accommodate up to 400 to 500 visitors daily, but will not be open to tour groups in order to preserve the sacred atmosphere.

    Li initiated the project in 2003 to promote Buddhism in the city and construction took five years to complete.

    Stunning sights, statues and bulletproof windows

    At a height of 76 meters (250 feet), the Goddess of Mercy statue overlooks the site and a breathtaking view of Hong Kong’s harbor and several islands.

    The monastery also features several grand halls, including one which houses three ornate 24-karat gold plated Buddhist statues, where people can meditate, and learn about Buddhism.

    But perhaps the most intriguing feature is the bulletproof dormitory rooms.

    One of the three dormitories that provide housing for visiting monks from all over world has built-in bulletproof windows to protect “important guests.”

    “We installed the bulletproof glass windows because we hoped there could be a place to protect our important guests such as the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand and other top monks,” Walter Ngai Kai-shu, secretary general of the monastery told local media.

    The rooms are still empty, and Ngai added that they were not designed for Li or any specific individual, reported the South China Morning Post.

    Visitors are not allowed to bring joss sticks, meat, alcohol, or other food offerings in order to be environmentally friendly — instead the monastery will provide water.

    “There are many other ways to offer the Buddha apart from joss sticks,” Ngai told local media.

    Currently, a dozen monks, mainly from Hong Kong and Southeast Asia reside inside the monastery.

    It will be open to the public on April 15, but registration and booking is now available online.

    http://bit.ly/2qCgWUr
  • nicholas
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:56 PM
    Vajrayogini is well known to have emanated within the Himalayan regions of Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia and even China. According to Buddha Shakyamuni, as years progressively become more distant from the time when the Buddha was alive, the “effectiveness” of the Tantras will diminish as the merits to uphold these teachings decrease. But for the Heruka and Vajrayogini tantras, it is the opposite. As we get further away from the time of the Buddha, our desires increase. Thus, the effectiveness of the Heruka and Vajrayogini tantras also increase as they use our desire as a tool to bring us to Enlightenment.

    The Vajravarahi/Yogini Cave (Dorje Phagmo Cave) is located within the boundaries of Vajravarahi Hill (亥母山) in Liangzhou in Gansu Province, China. The origins of this cave dates back to the year 1004 AD. According to records, on the 25th day of the 1st lunar month, Vajravarahi reincarnated in human form together with her four other dakinis. These dakinis began to make tsog offerings and perform tantric rituals at the age of five in this sacred cave every 10th and 25th of the lunar month until they reached the age of eight. At that age, on the 25th day of the 12th lunar month, they ascended to Kechara Heaven.

    Throughout the centuries, many high lamas of the Tibetan Buddhist order have visited this cave. For instance, in 1244, the great Tibetan sage, Sakya Pandita went to Liangzhou for a meeting with the officials of China and brought with him his younger sister, Drukpa Rangmo and his nephew, Chogyal Phagpa. At this sacred site of Vajravarahi, the entourage made extensive offerings and performed tsog. It was during this time that Drukpa Rangmo made a Dorje Phagmo statue from clay and enshrined the statue in this very cave. On another occasion, the 6th Dalai Lama on his way home from a pilgrimage to Wutaishan stayed in this cave for a long duration in retreat and prayer. To mark this occasion and also the sacred space of Vajravarahi, the 6th Dalai Lama erected a stupa made of clay in the cave.

    Read more about Vajravarahi Caves in China at http://bit.ly/34N1ROp
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:22 PM
    Thank you for sharing with us more about Rinpoche. Rinpoche never wasted a minute in his life to help others. Everything Rinpoche did was to bring benefits to others, it was never for himself. Even though he had been hurt before, but he never inflicted pain on another person because he knew how hard it was. Rinpoche’s kindness was not limited to people who are closed to him or who knew him personally, his kindness was for every sentient beings, regardless. Even though Rinpoche is not with us anymore but he had left behind many precious teachings to benefit us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-a-snapshot-of-rinpoches-room
  • Pastor Lanse
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:08 PM
    每一回经过克切拉禅修林庞隆精舍,除了欣慰几近完全消失的庞隆精舍终于得以再现,更是感恩上师尊贵的詹杜固仁波切对于保护传承所付出的心力。上师让我们看到的是,一个传承的延续靠的并不是多大的财力物力,而是真正维护传承的用心。

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-revival-of-panglung-ritroe-in-kechara-forest-retreat-chinese.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:05 PM
    A rare holy, sacred and precious picture of His Holiness 16th Karmapa with His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche tells a thousand words. Karmapa is Chenresik and Trijang Rinpoche is Vajra Yogini. In fact there is a mind blowing connections between the two enlightened and perfected beings. Wow…… HH 16th Karmapa and HH Trijang Rinpoche are both enlightened manifesting again and again for the benefit of others. Interesting read showing enlightenment has no borders no matter what tradition one comes from.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mind-blowing-connections-between-two-high-lamas.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:04 PM
    Wonderful long life prayers by two great Lamas for our Guru Tsem Rinpoche years back. Reading through the prayers its truly filled with blessings tells all. With folded hands thank you both great masters for composing this lovely prayer which invoke the blessing of Three Jewels.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/long-life-prayer-by-kensur-konchok-tsering-rinpoche-and-trijang-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:02 PM
    An awesome moment of respect. What a great example of wisdom to share with the world when two spiritual leaders meet. Both discussed various aspects of monastic life, all religions, despite their philosophical differences, convey similar messages of love and compassion. It is a great joy for them to foster inter-religious harmony. The Dalai Lama even presents Cardinal with a wonderful souvenir of a Buddha statue.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/his-holiness-the-cardinal.html
  • m.priyaa
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 11:55 AM
    நன்றி ரினழபோச்சே இதை வழங்கியதற்க்கு.பகவான் டோர்ஜே ஷுக்டேன் அவர்களை வழிபட எந்த மதத்தினராகவும் இருக்கலாம். நாம் நம்முடைய மதத்தை விட்டு வேறு மதம் அல்லது கலாச்சாரத்தை மாற்ற வேண்டிய அவசியம் இல்லை. பகவானுக்கு எம்மதமும் இல்லை, பெயர் மற்றும் உருவம் இல்லை, ஆரம்பமும் இல்லை, முடிவும் இல்லை; மனிதனே வெவ்வேறான பெயர்கள், அடையாளங்கள் மற்றும் எல்லைகள் ஆகியவற்றை உருவாக்கிக் கொள்கின்றான். ஆகவே, நாம் இந்து, ஜெயின், பௌத்தர் அல்லது எம்மதமாக இருப்பினும், அம்மதத்திலேயே இருந்து, பகவான் டோர்ஜே ஷுக்டேன் அவர்களை வழிபடமுடியும். நாம் உண்மையாக, நல்ல மனத்துடன், மற்றவர்களிடம் அன்பாக மற்றும் கருணையாக இருந்தால் நிச்சயமாக அவர் நம்மை ஆசீர்வதிப்பார்.


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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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