An 8 Year Old Boy With A Mission

Jun 27, 2015 | Views: 608

A young child with cancer, happy to receive donated hair which will be converted into a wig

What were you doing when you were eight-years-old? Most of us probably spent it having fun without a care in the world, but this special boy, Christian McPhilamy, grew his hair long over a span of two-and-a-half years so that he could donate it to children with cancer. What a kind child!

Some may think, what is so difficult about growing out one’s hair for a good cause? The reality is, it is tough. Due to society’s views of how a young boy should look, Christian had to endure much bullying, name calling, and other de-motivators, just because he was a boy with long hair.

However, nothing could deter this kind boy from fulfilling his promise to donate his hair towards the making of wigs for children with cancer. The constant bullying, teasing name-calling and discouragement from both children and adults alike did not make him cut his hair prematurely.

I wanted to share this inspiring story of Christian and his amazing determination to help children with cancer. His resolve is a shining example of not letting others pull us down with negative speech, especially when we are trying to do something good. As for parents, it is never too early to teach your children to help others.

I hope Christian’s story will inspire many people and also parents to guide their children towards the development of kindness and a good attitude from an early age.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

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

2 and a half years ago, then-6-year-old Christian McPhilamy decided to grow his hair long. He was teased at school and often mistaken for a girl, but he never changed his mind because he had a very special goal – to donate 10-inch-long locks of his hair to make wigs for children being treated for cancer.

When he was 6, McPhilamy, who lives in Florida, was inspired by a St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital advertisement that he saw on TV. “Some people tried to call me a girl,” McPhilamy told Florida Today. He said this made him feel “not very good,” but that never stopped him from completing his mission and donating his hair to Children With Hair Loss.

Christian McPhilamy endured bullying for 2 1/2 years to grow his hair long for a very special purpose

 

He wanted to donate it to make wigs for kids suffering from cancer

 

Some kids teased him and called him a girl when they saw his hair

 

Even adults tried to encourage him to cut his hair…

 

…But most apologized when he refused and explained his mission

 

The bullying made Christian feel “not very good,” but that didn’t stop him!

 

After 2 1/2 years, his parents cut off his hair in 4 10-inch ponytails and donated them to Children With Hair Loss

 

Christian is an excellent example for each and every one of us!

 

[Source: http://www.boredpanda.com/boy-grows-long-hair-children-cancer-wig-st-jude-hospital/]

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  1. Vivian Ong on Jun 27, 2017 at 11:12 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. Christian is such a kind hearted boy. Just imagine a 6 years old boy has to endure all the teasing for growing long hair with the purpose of donating it to the cancer patients. Other parents should teach their kids to take Christian as an example and be good, kind and always help others. If adults do not teach their kids from young then it will be very hard to change them when they are older.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  2. Lin Mun on Nov 22, 2016 at 9:57 pm

    Christian has a big heart and I really rejoice for him. At a very young age he already has a so compassionate heart, willing to go through the bullying in order to keep his long hair. Not many people would want to go through any forms of hardship for the benefit of others. May his story continue to inspire many more people to give and be compassion.

  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 22, 2016 at 5:16 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful story about the eight year old boy who grew his hair for 2.5 years and endured bullying for the sake of others. I could see his perseverance and this boy having survived this challenge will grow into a kindhearted and strong minded person who does not easily give up. I sincerely pray that this boy will continue to be inspired to benefit others.

    Valentina

  4. Navina on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    I don’t think that parents should guide their kids to do something like this in his age. He had a hard time in school and he did not feel very well. He did make some girls happy, but there are other ways to get extensions.

  5. samfoonheei on Jun 25, 2016 at 4:26 pm

    Christian’s story inspire each and everyone of us.It’s amazing to know that a boy at such a young age could ever think of keeping his hair to help others.He will be a great leader some day having such a beautiful heart.
    Thank you Rinpoche for such a inspiring article.

  6. CindyH on Jun 12, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    It is indeed refreshing and inspiring to read this article. Christian McPhilamy’s kindness, compassion and determination shines through even at a young age. It really goes to show that there are really no limits with 100% determination.

  7. Beatrix Ooi on Dec 15, 2015 at 4:15 am

    Christian is indeed very inspirational, it’s amazing to know that a boy could think and do so much at such a young age, he has set a great example of how children nowadays should be.

    As our living standard is rising, the newer generation is becoming more materialistic and of course this is not anyone’s fault, but in my opinion, I still do think that parents play a very important role in their lives. People always say that children are the reflections of their own parents, through observation, I find this saying to be true.

    Christian is a very unique and kind-hearted child, I’m very glad to read about this. I rejoice for such a great deed and his parents have succeeded, they raise him up well.

  8. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Nov 26, 2015 at 3:46 am

    When I read about this little boy, the first thing that comes to mind is what did his parents do to raise their son to think in this way? They have raised a boy who is willing to put his discomfort aside for the sake of benefiting others.

    Some might say, “Well, it’s just a little boy, no need to be so dramatic” but think back to when you were eight years old. At the age of eight, did you have the presence of mind to think of such a creative way to help others? Did you even think about helping others?

    So when the child starts young like this, it bodes very well for their future because it means they can think big and they can think beyond themselves, even at such a young age.

    Recently, I have been reading many articles about young children doing similar acts. For example, the media recently covered the story of a young boy who donated US$20 to Syrian refugees when he heard how much they are suffering. He had been saving up his money to buy an iPad but decided they needed his money more so he donated it. To me, this reflects that a child’s natural state of mind is kindness because their ability to make sacrifices for the sake of others from a young age.

    It’s especially important that parents nurture this aspect of their children because anyone can teach them maths, reading, history, geography, etc. But all of these are *skills* and *knowledge*, and they are not the development of character or quality of being. Rinpoche actually previously gave a talk about this here which some may find interesting: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/in-forest-with-kids.html

  9. Vinnie Tan on Sep 1, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    It is truly amazing the young Christian’s determination with regards to the cause the he is working for. Despite the name calling that he experiences, he did not give up.

    What he has done at this young age, is really admirable. Even when people criticise how he looks, it hurt him, but the power of it is not string enough for him to give up what he wants to do. What I really like that Christian has done is that when people say something negative to him, he took it as a chance to share with others what he is doing to help.

    Through the example of Christian it shows that it is not the amount of donation that you can provide, instead, it is the thought and determination that you fight for to give back to the society. It also tells us that there is no starting too early.

    I am very happy to have read about this post as it shows the world that no matter who you are, how young you are, we will still be able to do something for a cause as long as we take that step forward.

  10. Pastor Henry Ooi on Jul 29, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    To think at such a tender age and to carry out his gift of compassion for others he did not meet could mean he has practiced compassion in his previous life. What an inspiration.

  11. Julien Roth on Jul 13, 2015 at 8:44 pm

    Amazing, just amazing.

    As a child, social appearance is rather important so avoid problems like bullying in school. But because of Christians mission, he sacrifices his school life to help others. He was bullied and was called a girl, but that never stopped him from doing what was right. That is true determination. When others try to put you down and yet you stay strong with what you believe in.

    Its amazing that someone so young can inspire so many people and can think so big. With a mind like his, innocent, caring, he can change the world. If all people thought like him, there would be peace. I can only imagine the matured, compassionate adult he is going to become. I can already tell he is going to touch many people with his kindness.

  12. Alice Tay on Jul 13, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    Christian McPhilamy 可以被称为很懂事的小男孩。他因为一个广告,不在乎其他人的眼光,而下定决心要留长头发,然后将此头发捐赠予那些少头发和需要的小孩.

    感谢仁波切在此分享这篇博文,告诉了我们其实要拥有一颗善良与慈悲心是可以从小培养起来。我们要时常鼓励小孩们善待周边的一切事与物。当锁定了目标,不要在乎其他人的贬低与讽刺,继续奋斗而达到目标为止。

  13. Edward Ooi on Jul 12, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    1)I have actually read about this story even before Rinpoche posted it on Facebook. It is really touching what and how much an 8 year old boy would endure so that he is able to donate hair to other kids just to give them the feelings of having hairs again and asks for nothing back.

    2)How many people in the world would actually do this for someone they don’t even know? I believe not many. I realised that the older we grow, the more we hide our true feelings and the less compassionate we become. When I was younger, I would give a lot of my pocket money to homeless people and sometimes I would even give them all of it but now, I would give less and I would only give money to certain homeless people.

    3)What I am trying to say is: “I personally feel that the older we get, the colder we become but it can also be regained if we constantly practice it with a virtuous mind”. Compassion is one of the most important thing we must have in life, it will determine what types of people will become our friends, how many people would hate us and etc. It is such a big thing that even most of the religions practices it.

  14. Lucas Roth on Jul 12, 2015 at 6:01 pm

    This boy is a true inspiration to me and he is not only doing it for the right thing but he has all the right morals and features of a healthy and good boy and life. For one thing, he could withstand bullying and peer pressure to not cut his hair for so long for the right thing which he believed in which also goes against peer pressure. He was not afraid of being different and he is inspiring that way.

    One thing which I am curious about, why do people have to bully him for being different. He is unique and if anything, people shouldn’t bully him because of his really good and untouchable motives. Why is society so narrow minded. Every society in every country must have a way and the fact that this boy can be criticized for being unique is like society doesn’t want original people and they want brianless and unoriginal zombies to be the future. We cannot bring kids up this way to think that there is only one way. Let them thrive and believe in what they want but of course that has to be healthy for them too.

    How did an 8 year old boy even have these thoughts? His parents and he are champions and I want to shake their and his hands because it is so rare to find such a pure thing in these times because due to many kids being spoiled, not being brought up right and just down right rotten like many people today. It is difficult to find someone that can defy others to get the great god. Respect to this child

  15. Uncle Eddie on Jul 2, 2015 at 3:52 pm

    Just an 8 year old boy, Christian McPhilamy who started by being so kind, honest, and geniunely straightforward and caring torwards those less fortunate then him. So young, yet already following the precious golden teaching of Lord Buddha, which said, “avoiding wrong doing, do good and purify the mind, this is the teaching of Buddhas.” What this wonderful boy did was so beautifully touching that would have deeply impressed so many people’s hearts and minds with great happiness and appreciation. In today’s tough mental and hard environment, the practice of love and compassion is all the more needed in society. Love and compassion make everyone happy, even when alone, and also make one feels wanted and alive! Most important of all, it makes even the toughest environmet “friendly, harmonious and peaceful!” Christian McPhilamy will certainly inspire many people, Om Mani Padme Hung.

  16. Jutika Lam on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:16 pm

    Reading about this 8 year old kid growing long hair for kids who are cancer stricken and have no hair.

    When I read this post earlier, I was just lost for words as I never thought of an idea like this and how a (then 6 year old) kid like Christian McPhilamy managed to think of such an idea after watching a TV advertisement by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

    I really like how he doesn’t let bullies and haters pull him down and make him think of giving up. Despite how much criticism and hate he’s getting, he refuses to stop growing long hair for kids with cancer and that itself shows true determination and courage.

    Thank you Rinpoche how sharing this heartwarming post!

  17. Wah Ying on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:54 am

    What did I do in my 8 years old? I did not do something meaningful like this boy did!

    But what I can do now is not to simply pass judgement to something “uncommon” to my eyes, my culture, my education background or my faith.

    Try to let go of at least some of my fixated perspective about how the world should be…try to accept a bit more even I don’t understand, even I have “retrieved” all the knowledge stored in my brain…Be brave and be different in helping others.

    Thank you my Guru for sharing of this post. May my Guru has a nice day 🙂

  18. Leonard Ooi(Penang) on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:28 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring story. Against all odds this boy has to withstand the abuses and obstacles to achieve his goals. He managed to keep his long hair, save it and donated to the cancer victims who needed it most. What a noble act !.

    Regards

    Leonard Ooi(Kechara Penang)

  19. Loh Ann Leong (Penang) on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:07 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring and good qualities of this boy whom had a very big and generous heart. May Christian be showers of blessing from Three Jewels and may he continue to benefit others. He is one of exemplary example we should be follows and imbued towards our children as well.

    _/|\_

  20. Phng Keng Hwa on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:41 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you telling us about this amazing boy, so courageous and determined to do what’s right. 🙂 You were right to say that he’s a shining example for all of us. To be able to withstand verbal abuse from both his age group as well as the age group of his parents is really astonishing. 🙂 The world needs more people like him.

    Your humble student,
    Keng Hwa

  21. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    No doubt Christian McPhilamy is so strong in his selfless motivation that no one can derail him from his goal, which is to benefit other less fortunate kids with cancer and no hair. I truly believe that not many of us can sacrifice our ego and willingly endure all the negative feedback from the people around us in order to benefit others, whom are unknown to us.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring article on this blog. Upon my understanding from this blog, there should be no limit being set by any sincere practitioner when come to helping those less fortunate people. Christian McPhilamy has done it. Rejoice for him!

  22. freon on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    wow.. his compassion have conquered all- fear, feeling of embarrass , being tease, bullied, talk by people. Yet the only concerned that Christian McPhilamy have was to give happiness to the cancer kids. I admired his courage and kindness, his determine to fulfilled his promise. This is really rare in current age.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this nice story

    With folded hand
    freon

  23. Pastor Han Nee on Jun 29, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring story. Wow! At age 6, Christian McPhilamy was already manifesting such a kind and compassionate heart. He was ready to grow his hair long so that he could provide the hair to make wigs for children with cancer who had undergone therapy and needed the wigs.
    Such a kind and brave young boy is Christian, who withstood the bullying from youngsters for keeping his hair long!

  24. Patsy on Jun 29, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    This is so inspiring. Christian McPhilamy defied all who teased him of his long hair for a worthy cause. It certainly wasn’t easy but he was brave, stable and determined to go through this incredible feat!!!!

    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring news:)

  25. Swee Keong on Jun 29, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    What a nice long hair he has kept. This kid is so inspiring and he has the steel of resolve. It is certainly not easy when you’re being call a girl and wanting to being acknowledge as a boy. Fortunately his parents didn’t discourage him for completing his mission because parents have a large influence on their kids.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this peace of wonderful news.

  26. Pee Bee Chong on Jun 29, 2015 at 1:52 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing,

    The young boy’s kind heart, compassion and determination inspired me so much. I wish I have the kind heart like him and always care for others.

    Thank you

    Best regards,
    Pee Bee Chong

  27. Kevin W on Jun 28, 2015 at 11:31 pm

    Really inspiring story!
    He’s a happy kid with the kindest heart who felt for others.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    With folded hands.

  28. HillHermit on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:50 am

    Thank You for sharing this! Incredibly inspiring. I rejoice in this “child’s” courage, patience, and determination. Actually he’s an adult (mature individual) in a child’s body whereas so many “adults” are children with stretched out skin. : )

  29. LOW KHJB on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:23 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing of such an inspiring story of Christian McPhilamy .For a young boy at the age of 6 ,he have already displayed a strong sense of wisdom,compassion and generosity. The most remarkable feat of this boy is that he was able to keep his pledge intact in order to benefit others.

    Christian McPhilamy certainly earn the respect of many who are much older but not wiser the him.His determination would put many of us to shame when we meet up with the slightest obstacles.For such a young child who could stay firm on a believe after being ridicule repeatedly by ignorant adult are truly rare.

    We certainly hope that there would be more of these rare gifted children to inspire those who are ignorant to the suffering of those less fortunate…

  30. Datuk May on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:03 pm

    What an inspiring young boy. His motivation to donate hair to children with cancer was never deterred by whatever teasing and humiliation that he had to endure at the age of only 6 years. His commitment to his mission is awesome.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/question-on-jealousy.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Feb 27. 2020 03:48 PM
    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

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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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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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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
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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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
1 month ago
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
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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
1 month ago
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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