Aung San Suu Kyi is a light in our darkness

Jun 26, 2012 | Views: 1,196

Dear friends,

 

I am not posting this for political reasons. I am not involved with politics or know much about the political scene. I posted this because this lady sacrificed decades of her life for a cause she believed in. She didn’t just say she believes in it, but she used her precious life for it. The sacrifices she made if you have read her story is heart-wrenching. But the need of the many outweighed the needs of the one is how she felt about why she did it and continues to. Her countrymen and women were more important than her own needs. Her inner strength is our light.

Her human spirit, care and compassion is superhuman. When she needs solace or word to comfort her, she seeks her Buddhist teacher advice and puts it into practice. Amazing! She said she draws her strength from Buddhism. I found that beautiful because her spirituality gave her the strength to overcome her personal attachments and to work for the desires of others. That is what religion teaches us and she really practices this all the way. It is truly wonderful to live at the same time on this planet to know she alive with us. What an honour to just be on the same planet with her.

I offer her my humble prayers for a very long life, very healthy life and her wishes be blessed. She has given me more strength, inspiration and a perfect example of how we should live our lives. As I type this, I feel honoured to type a few words not worthy of her greatness here. She is the mother we should all have. The sister, the friend, the guide, the mentor, the example we should look up to.

With fold hands I thank Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi so much for all that she has given us.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

 

 

Aung San Suu Kyi tours Europe

 

 

 

 

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) is welcomed as she arrives by train at Bern’s railway station June 14, 2012. Suu Kyi began a tour of Europe almost certain to attract the kind of fanfare that will test the patience of the reformist generals now in power after decades of army rule.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi reacts during a news conference in Bern June 14, 2012. Suu Kyi halted her news conference in the Swiss capital Berne on Thursday evening after vomiting and excusing herself. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who minutes before complained of jet lag and tiredness, arrived in Geneva late on Wednesday at the start of her first trip to Europe in nearly a quarter of a century.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi reacts during a news conference in Bern June 14, 2012. Suu Kyi halted her news conference in the Swiss capital Berne on Thursday evening after vomiting and excusing herself. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who minutes before complained of jet lag and tiredness, arrived in Geneva late on Wednesday at the start of her first trip to Europe in nearly a quarter of a century.

 

Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter (R) shakes hands with Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Bern June 14, 2012. Suu Kyi began a tour of Europe almost certain to attract the kind of fanfare that will test the patience of the reformist generals now in power after decades of army rule.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to Myanmar Muslims leaders at the National League for Democracy head office in Yangon in this June 6, 2012 file photo. Ethnic strife between a tiny Muslim minority and the Buddhist majority threatens to undo the reforms by the new civilian government.

 

Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is welcomed by supporters outside the Swiss Parliament building in Bern June 15, 2012. Suu Kyi, recovering from a brief illness, attended a session of the Swiss parliament on Friday hours before she was due to fly to Oslo to finally collect her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize.

 

Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi stands on the diplomatic tribune in the Swiss National Council in Bern June 15, 2012. Suu Kyi, recovering from a brief illness, attended a session of the Swiss parliament on Friday hours before she was due to fly to Oslo to finally collect her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize.

 

A pedestrian walks past a poster of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in central Oslo June 15, 2012, ahead of her arrival in Norway. Suu Kyi is on her 17-day trip to Europe which will include stops in Norway, Britain, Ireland and France.

 

A boy holds a poster of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in central Oslo June 15, 2012, ahead of her arrival in Norway. The Oxford-educated Suu Kyi is due to fly on Friday from Zurich to Oslo, where she will receive her 1991 Nobel Peace prize.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) arrives at Oslo airport, as she was met with by Thorbjoern Jagland (R), chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, and Liv Signe Navarsete, minister of local government and regional development, in Gardermoen June 15, 2012. Suu Kyi is on a tour of Europe almost certain to attract the kind of fanfare that will test the patience of the reformist generals now in power after decades of army rule. She will collect her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) arrives with Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (R) in central Oslo June 15, 2012. Suu Kyi is on a tour of Europe almost certain to attract the kind of fanfare that will test the patience of the reformist generals now in power after decades of army rule.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) attends a news conference with Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg in central Oslo June 15, 2012. Suu Kyi is on a tour of Europe almost certain to attract the kind of fanfare that will test the patience of the reformist generals now in power after decades of army rule.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C), Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (L) and Norway’s King Harald (R) attend a dinner at Akershus Castle in Oslo June 15, 2012. Suu Kyi, on her first visit to Europe in nearly a quarter of a century, warned that her country’s political transformation was not irreversible and the military had to give up its excessive powers.

 

A portrait of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (2nd L) hangs alongside those of other Nobel Prize recipients in the Nobel Institute in Oslo June 16, 2012.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi signs a book at the Nobel Institute after a meeting with the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo June 16, 2012.

 

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (2nd R), Norway’s King Harald (R), Queen Sonja and Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon (L) pose for a picture at the Royal Castle in Oslo June 16, 2012. Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives a standing ovation after giving her Nobel Lecture at City Hall in Oslo June 16, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi sits before giving her Nobel Lecture at City Hall in Oslo June 16, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

A television screen shows footage of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she gives her Nobel Lecture at City Hall in Oslo June 16, 2012. Aung San finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Nobel 1991 Peace Prize Laureate Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) shakes hands with Thorbjoern Jagland, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, in the City Hall in Oslo June 16, 2012. Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (3rd L) poses with Norway’s Queen Sonja, King Harald, Nobel Committee members Thobjoern Jagland, Kaci Kullmann Five and Inger-Marie Ytterhorn, Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon, and Nobel Institute Chief Executive of Geir Lundestad (L-R) at the Nobel ceremony at City Hall in Oslo City Hall June 16, 2012.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (2nd R) poses with Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon (L), Queen Sonja and King Harald (R) at the Royal Palace in Oslo June 16, 2012.

 

Nobel committee members Thorbjorn Jagland (L) and Kaci Kullmann Five (R) look at Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi after she gave her Nobel Lecture at City Hall in Oslo June 16, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s son Kim Aris attends her Nobel lecture at Oslo’s City Hall June 16, 2012. Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her Nobel acceptance speech during a ceremony at Oslo’s City Hall June 16, 2012. Aung San finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi poses with a picture of herself at the Nobel Peace centre in Oslo June 16, 2012. Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending a total of 15 years under house arrest and said full political freedom in her country was still a long way off.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) attends a meeting with the Myanmar community in Bergen June 17, 2012.

 

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) meets Naw Star Ri during a meeting with the Myanmar community in Bergen June 17, 2012.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Losby Gods to take part in the opening session of the Oslo Forum in Norway June 18, 2012.

 

Singer Bono of the band U2 (L-R), Norway’s Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere and Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi attend the opening of the Oslo Forum at Losby Gods mansion in Norway June 18, 2012.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L-R) speaks next to Norway’s Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere and singer Bono of the band U2 at the opening session of the Oslo Forum in Norway June 18, 2012.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) smiles as she accepts flowers while walking on the red carpert to attend a concert at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin, Ireland June 18, 2012.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) accepts the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award from Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty (L) and singer Bono from the rock band U2 in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin, Ireland June 18, 2012.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes a speech after being awarded the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin, Ireland June 18, 2012. Also pictured are Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty (L) and singer Bono from the rock band U2.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) walks with Ireland’s President Michael D. Higgins during a visit to his official residence in Dublin June 18, 2012.

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi smiles as she holds a portrait that was presented to her by an unidentified member of the Burmese community (L) after she received the Freedom of the City of Dublin during a ceremony in Dublin, Ireland June 18, 2012.

 

People look on as Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks on stage after she received the Freedom of the City of Dublin during a ceremony in Dublin, Ireland June 18, 2012.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a discussion at the London School of Economics in central London June 19, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to Europe for the first time since 1988, when she left her family life in Britain and found herself thrust into Myanmar’s fight against dictatorship, mostly from the confines of her Yangon home.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) arrives for a discussion at the London School of Economics in central London June 19, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to Europe for the first time since 1988, when she left her family life in Britain and found herself thrust into Myanmar’s fight against dictatorship, mostly from the confines of her Yangon home.

 

A supporter of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gestures next to a banner of her photograph hung at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, southern England June 19, 2012. Myanmar’s Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday began an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi sits in a studio during her visit to the BBC World Service in London June 19, 2012. Myanmar’s Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday began an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) speaks with old friends during a reception at Oxford University, southern England June 19, 2012. Myanmar’s Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday began an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves through The Great Gate after receiving her honorary degree at Oxford University, in Oxford southern England June 20, 2012. Myanmar’s Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives her honorary degree from Oxford University Chancellor Chris Patten at Oxford University, in Oxford southern England June 20, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi received an honorary degree from Oxford University on Wednesday as she continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks after receiving her honorary degree from Oxford University, in Oxford southern England June 20, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi received an honorary degree from Oxford University on Wednesday as she continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (3rd R) processes through Radcliffe Square towards the Sheldonian theatre to receive her honorary degree at Oxford University, in Oxford southern England June 20, 2012. Myanmar’s Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday began an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (L) poses for a photograph with Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall in the gardens of Clarence House in central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) walks with Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall in the gardens of Clarence House in central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to Britain’s Prince Charles in the gardens of Clarence House in central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a news conference with Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street in central London June 21, 2012.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron greets Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron greets Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron greets Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron greets Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Downing Street in London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers an address to both Houses of Parliament, in Westminster Hall, in the Houses of Parliament, central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) stands between the Speaker of the House of Lords, Baroness D’Souza (L), and the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, after delivering an address to both Houses of Parliament, in Westminster Hall, in the Houses of Parliament, central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, watched by Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, delivers an address to both Houses of Parliament, in Westminster Hall, in the Houses of Parliament, central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers an address to both Houses of Parliament, in Westminster Hall, in the Houses of Parliament, central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) smiles as she leaves after addressing both Houses of Parliament, in Westminster Hall, in the Houses of Parliament, central London June 21, 2012. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi continued an emotional visit to Britain, where she left her family 24 years ago and took up her famous struggle against the military dictatorship in her homeland.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a news conference with Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street in central London June 21, 2012.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is given flowers from children during a meeting with members of the Myanmar community following a cultural programme at the Royal Festival Hall in central London June 22, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to Europe for the first time since 1988, when she left her family life in Britain and found herself thrust into Myanmar’s fight against dictatorship, mostly from the confines of her Yangon home.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a meeting with members of the Myanmar community at the Royal Festival Hall in central London June 22, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to Europe for the first time since 1988, when she left her family life in Britain and found herself thrust into Myanmar’s fight against dictatorship, mostly from the confines of her Yangon home.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi poses with children in ethnic dress during a meeting with members of the Myanmar community at the Royal Festival Hall in London June 22, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to Europe for the first time since 1988, when she left her family life in Britain and found herself thrust into Myanmar’s fight against dictatorship, mostly from the confines of her Yangon home.

 

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to speak at a meeting with members of the Myanmar community at the Royal Festival Hall in London June 22, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to Europe for the first time since 1988, when she left her family life in Britain and found herself thrust into Myanmar’s fight against dictatorship, mostly from the confines of her Yangon home.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha greet Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s official country residence in Buckinghamshire, southern England June 22, 2012.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha greet Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s official country residence in Buckinghamshire, southern England June 22, 2012.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi walk in the rose garden at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s official country residence in Buckinghamshire, southern England June 22, 2012.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi walk in the rose garden at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s official country residence in Buckinghamshire, southern England June 22, 2012.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi walk in the rose garden at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s official country residence in Buckinghamshire, southern England June 22, 2012.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi drink a cup of tea during their visit to Aston Pottery near Witney, southern England June 22, 2012.

 

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi have a cup of tea during their visit to Aston Pottery near Witney, southern England June 22, 2012.

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jun 8, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    Its great Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the nobel peace prize and many others for her struggles. For the first time she returned to Europe since 1988 when she left her family life in Britain. She received her honorary degree from Oxford University Chancellor Chris Patten.Back home she was thrust into Myanmar’s fight against dictatorship and confines in her own Yangon home.She is one strong ,courage and determine Iron lady which has inspired many people in her country to fight for democracy to free from junta rule. Her fighting spirit never stops and she was against dictatorship. She cares more for her people than herself.Everthing she did was to benefit her people.Her spiritual practice in Buddhism gave her strength,care and compssion to work for the desires of others.(Aung San Suu Kyi is a light in our darkness)…well said by Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these post as well as those beautiful pictures for us.

  2. CindyH on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    Aung San Suu Kyi is definitely amazing as not many have natural proclivity toward countering a violent situation with non-violent actions. Her quiet determination to take on hardship for what she believes in and which is geared towards benefiting others is truly inspiring. All these she openly credits to her faith in Buddhism. She has repeatedly said in interviews that she has drawn strength from what Buddhism, particularly focusing on putting in action the principle of loving-kindness. I still recall it was her response in an Asian Week interview which first left a huge impression.

    Extract of interview:

    Interviewer: You did say at one time that you had no ill feelings toward the military for putting you under house arrest, ‘I do have a soft spot for the Myanmar army, it’s because of my father,’ you said.

    Aung San Suu Kyi: Yes, I don’t hold it against them because they put me under house arrest.”

    Interviewer: No bitterness?

    Aung San Suu Kyi: No. Why? It’s part of the job. You know.

    Despite all that was done to her, she took it with stride and appears to bear no hostility for those who “wronged” her. Having read the interview before my exposure to real Dharma, such attitude was quite a rarity in my social circle then.

    Leaving aside the political aspect, reading about Aung San Suu Kyi here reminded me again of the beauty, benefits and effectiveness of Dharma when sincerely and steadfastly applied to our lives.

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  5. sarahyap on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    Such a beautiful and empowering lady. I read all of Aung San Suu Kyi’s post on the blog and follow the news closely about her. She certainly is one of the most inspiring people in today’s date.

    Hope to read more interesting news about her on the blog.

  6. Wah Ying on Sep 11, 2012 at 1:25 am

    I still remember the hero of Myanmar Aung San who is Aung San Suu Kyi’s. And this lady is doing not less but more than her father.

    By seeing her face and body, I can’t imagine where she get the strength and spirit to fight a dictator government who deny her right and Myanmar people’s right. After knowing her devotion to her Guru and belief in her religion, one will know where she draws her strength from.

    Seeing her picture in black and white when she was younger , i suppose it was taken during 90s, and her face with wrinkles and grey hair near her ears, one knows how much times and effort she has put in to realize her dream for her countrymen and women.

    I think of a poem “衣帶漸寬終不悔,為伊消得人憔悴”, which says no regret to suffer for someone the poet loves. But what Aung San Suu Kyi suffers for is more than a person, for the benefits of more.

    And, I might read about or taught the similar teachings of Buddhism she gets, however how she manage to apply it to the situation she’s facing, which makes her a stronger person, a person who cares more than herself or her family that makes her stronger.

    Thank you Aung San Suu Kyi for showcasing/inspiring the world on it’s always worthwhile to fight for a dream, especially a dream of all, and how powerful when we practice and apply the precious teachings we are receiving from our Guru.

  7. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 16, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    Inspired! All the pictures where she is in it is simply magic. I heard of her talk over a talk show and the strength, gentleness, intellect that came through her talk is simply simply amazing stuff.

  8. Leann Lim on Jul 10, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi是很值得崇敬的一位女士,昂山素季在缅甸被软禁的时间已经持续超过20年。她本可以抛弃理想,选择自由,但她选择了坚持理想;她本可以放弃斗争,选择回归美好幸福的家庭,世外桃源般的生活,但她选择放弃生活。血管里奔流的血液使得她在偶然遭遇缅甸政治之后即就此坚守22年,没有退缩,更没有离开。其坚毅的精神和纯净的形象,更使她成为缅甸人民面对未来的希望所在。她为深爱的祖国所牺牲的,都不是我们能想象的..我很喜欢她朴素的装扮,一朵花可以把她的气质散发出来。

    很记得有一遍新闻文章报道,有一年她已经差不多要完成软禁的期限了, 但一位旅客误闯她被软禁的地方,而官方却判她和外界私通,策划阴谋,所以判她继续软禁,但她并没有迁怒于那位旅客,反而要求她的跟随者息怒,并好好对待他。她如此的宽大胸襟真的让我折服,这就是慈悲心吧。有人形容她是完美的囚犯,非常认同!!

    在亚洲地区,女性常被挂上弱者的代号,但她仿佛就是‘女生不再是弱者’,是正义的代言人,她的勇敢所带来的改革,已经影响至全世界。她的佛教信仰,并完美的实践。在佛教的薰陶下,她能保持心理平静,甚至是最严重的挫折也不能干扰她。她说:“要过一种充实的生活,就必须有勇气去承担他人所需要的责任。”这不正是我们必须学习的精神吗?只要实在的了解,实践佛法,以我们能力所及,帮助他人,生活的充实,快乐就会随之而来~~

  9. justin cheah on Jul 9, 2012 at 12:09 am

    I love Aung San Suu Kyi a lot, just like Nelson Mandela, Mathama Ghandi and the rest of true leaders, she sacrificed decades of her life for a cause she believed in which is the freedom of her people real independence of Myanmar. She had suffered so much for her people and despite being in struggle (and she was under house arrest) for so many years, she fought on for the rights of her people.

  10. Choi Sheem on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    Aung San Suu Kyi is such a strong and determined lady despite appearing a little frail physically. She has sacrificed her youth and spending time with her family to fight for democracy of her beloved country. Because of this, she have earn the respect of many people. The photographs says it all-from world leaders to the little boy on the street. Thank you for showing us a perfect example of a modern lay person who is practicing Buddhism.

  11. Leu Chong Hin (KH) JB on Jun 30, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi 是位偉大的民主斗士。用盡自己的青春歲月,帶領國家與人民

  12. Paul Yap on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:54 pm

    She is a good example of world peace, she fought for her country’s freedom and humanity, and most importantly, she fought for what she believes in, and has the strength to say NO. Perhaps, this is what we need for everyone, speak up and not to be afraid, anymore!

    Im so happy for Aung San Suu Kyi, she has been well received by many world leaders, and recognized internationally. I hope many people will joint in she dreams and make it a reality!

  13. sweekeong on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    She is a very admirable woman for standing up to her ideals in the face of all opposition and physical freedom. She has a nerve of steel. She’s 67 this year, 15 years spent in detection. My thought is the wish for her to have a long life so that many will be inspired by her to act.

  14. Uncle Eddie on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:21 am

    Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese top opposition leader, and chairperson of the National League for Democracy, chose non-violence and Pro-democracy, as expedient political tactics, and, more specifically by Buddhist concepts. Her spirituality gave her the strength to overcome personal attachments to work for the desires of others, i.e. her countrymen and women – more important than her own needs. She is therefore able to leave her family life in Britain and thrust herself into Yanmar to fight against dictatorship. She sacrifice 24 years of her life for this cause, when she was confined to her own Yangon home. For this she drew her strength from her Budhism practice. In one of her famous speeches, “Freedom from Fear”, she has been quoted to have said, “It is not that power corrupts, But fear. Fear of losing Power corrupts those who wield it and fear of scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it. Fear spurs many world leaders to lose sight of their purpose.” She is truly the strength, the inspiration and the perfect greatness of a shinning light to all.

  15. Victor Phang on Jun 28, 2012 at 10:10 am

    Beautiful lady! She has incredible energy and strength. I’m grateful to read her story which always inspire me to move forward without fear and do whatever I believe in. As a Buddhist, I feel very proud of her as she learn and practice Dharma thoroughly. Her action is showing the whole world how beautiful Buddhism is for both personal and political level. She proved to the world that Buddhism is not just a religion but a practice for every aspect in life. May the Three Jewels protect and bless her every single second so she can complete her mission for the welfare of the people of Myanmar and the world.
    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.
    Take good care

  16. EricLee KHJB on Jun 28, 2012 at 8:27 am

    有很多的人,都把佛陀的教导,当成是宗教来看待。其实,我个人认为,佛陀的教育,他是一门生活上的智慧,告诉我们这自然界的定律,只要我们遵照佛陀的教导来过生活,一切的问题,都有解决的办法。我们也可以从许多的成功认识的身上,看到这样的例子,比如说像:翁山苏枝,她採取忍辱的方式来对待所有的不公平,这一再的证明了,有佛法就有办法。各位同修们,让我们好好的在生活上实践佛法吧。

  17. Grace (KSJC) on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:57 am

    I admired and respect Aung San Suu Kyi for her courage, determination and spirit toward her country and people.How many of us can let go our personal attachment and to beneficial other?shame, we still stick to our attachment and do only little for other .She is the role for us to learn.

  18. Julia Tan on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:52 am

    Aung San Suu Kyi. 67 still go strong and glory. She is the hope and joy for her people. She gave Myanmar light and future. All these great people suffered a lot for others but never ever complain and never ever give up. They have “no turning back” that kind of attitude and fearless thought and believe in what they are fighting for. Which I have non of even one of the above qualities. Reading her story made me feel so so so super small. When I looked at her face in one of the pictures above. I can feel her exhaustion, aging and pain not for herself but for her people.

    Aung San Suu Kyi, I wish you long life so that you could see your people’s lives get better when freedom comes.

  19. Helena Chin on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:54 pm

    Amazing woman!!! She is an inspiration and a mentor for all the people. After watching The Lady,I really salute Aung San Suu Kyi. She is a true hero of Myanmar. She sacrifice her family, her life in a house for 15 years to serve her people needs, it is because she loves her people and she is compassionate and faithful to her people. She is standing out for her people and fight for their rights and democracy, to free from suffering and for a better future in Myanmar. She goes all the way and stands what she believes. It is beautiful to know that she draws her strength from Buddhism, a true powerful woman in a spiritual manners. I cried when i watch the movie, I can feel how sad she is can’t even visit her husband for the last time before he died. She is totally an amazing woman.
    My salute to her…May she always blessed by the 3 jewels.

  20. Datuk May on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:11 pm

    Aung San Suu Kyi is a true hero and her endeavour to help Myanmar to democracy is remarkable.

    Life was good for her until she took on the passion of her life to free Mayanmar from the grips of autocracy of an elite group of military men. She was educated and lived in England and gave that up in order to serve a great cause and bring freedom to people.

    In Myanmar she suffered alot both personally and physically, being confined to house arrest and unable to see her husband before he died and look after her children during their most crucial years.
    Sacrifices most women will not take on. My Kudos to Aung San Suu Kyi as a woman of great substance.

    Women like her makes me think of Buddha Vajrayogini.

  21. Denise Kuek on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    She has been my idol since long time ago..don’t know y, whenever i saw her pic or read her story, i feel like want to cry..she give me a feeling of closeness(just like my nanny)..she is very kind and peaceful, i love her so much.

  22. June Tang (KH-JB) on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    Thank you RINPOCHE for sharing the story and pictures of this WONDERWOMAN—Aung San Suu Kyi
    Everyone got their choices,she choose to benefit her people ,her country.Her realy inspired me..her determianation,never give up attitude,fearlessly…all sacrified for others.May her be blessed with good health,long life and continue to helping her people and her country!!

  23. winnie on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    我很感动,这位AungSan Suu Kyi 所做的一切都是为了爱国爱民,从他表面看来只是一位普通女士但思想却不简单。为了民族和人权,他努力奋斗,服务人民。她的委屈和勇敢也引起我遇事要冷静面对。最后他也在大选中赢得历史性的地位和尊重。他的爱心直得我们学习。我非常欣赏他所做的一切都在服务他人。

  24. Louise Lee on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:42 pm

    Women also can do big thing. Please dont physco yourself !

    in Kechara , we got Datuk May Phng. she & her family help us to have our Gompa. And now she take care of KFR project!

    Kechara Soup Kitchen, Dato Ruby Khong, she follow Rinpoche vision, to help the poor !

    Dear all lady, we all got talent ! Just dont hide yourself !!

  25. Pastor Ngeow on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    This great lady certainly deserves our respect and an example for the rest of the world to follow as the epitome of human spirit – the capacity to take on sacrifice and suffering for her country and her people.Most of us cannot even do that for our loved ones! She more than qualified to stand amongst the likes of Mother theresa, Nelson Mandela , Gandhi etc who shares similar qualities of selflessness and never giving up what they believe in for the betterment of others.

  26. Judy Lam on Jun 27, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Aung San Suu Kyi has always won my admiration for who she is and what she stands for. What struck me is the picture of her son, Kim Aris. I watched the entire speech by his mum and the camera was constantly focusing on his face. To have people clapping over and over again at the things she said. Then came the standing ovation at the end of the speech. I just wonder what was on his mind while his mum was making that historical speech at City Hall Oslo heard by people all over the world? Wouldn’t he felt sad reminiscing those times when his mum was not at his side during his growing years? Would he have wished that his dad would have lived to see this moment? Wouldn’t he felt so proud of his mum who has selflessly dedicated herself for the betterment of her country? Would he have felt that his mum’s sacrifice would have been worth it? Whatever it may be, I applaud him for being there for his mum.

  27. Cindy on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:17 am

    It’s because she is a strong & brave lady, she’ll never give up even though what people said or against her. she just want protect her country. So, I hope she’ll continue to lead her country.

  28. Yvonne Yap on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:43 am

    I think all is because of love,she become brave, so she can do a lot of things for the country and people。
    People will respect what she done.
    For us if we can learn from her about 30%, is very good already.

  29. nicholas on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:10 am

    All the pictures show Aung San Suu Kyi’s determination, persistent, integrity, honesty and love for others. She had put aside her personal matters (i.e family) for the people of Burma.

    She has never given up even though form the time she has been house arrest. It’s not easy but she makes the choice to serve others. No personal agenda but just for the benefit of the people. This remarkable lady received so many Prizes not only for her contribution but her choices to make changes with compassion & selflessness.

    The success is us to make the different and take do it all the way.

  30. Li Kim on Jun 27, 2012 at 3:42 am

    She is a tower of strength beyond words and for this further explanation is not required… I went to google her and found some great quotes from her which I would like to share….

    1) “The four basic ingredients for success are: you must have the will to want something; you must have the right kind of attitude; you must have perseverance, and then you must have wisdom. Then you combine these four and then you get to where you want to get to.”

    2) “I always think challenges are interesting and help you to become a better person.”

    3) “I don’t believe in people just hoping. We work for what we want. I always say that one has no right to hope without endeavour, so we work to try and bring about the situation that is necessary for the country, and we are confident that we will get to the negotiation table at one time or another.”

    These are the ones which stuck out for me. Read more at :
    http://www.stylist.co.uk/people/aung-san-suu-kyis-most-famous-quotes#image-rotator-1

  31. Jasline Tay (MBF) on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:47 am

    It simply touches your heart…
    Beautiful lady who go all out for her country and people, may she be blessed with long life and may she be able to see the freedom and democracy be returned o the people of Myanmar

  32. Grace Leong on Jun 26, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    From one of the other links it’s mentioned that AuNg San Suu Kyi was born on 19june 1945 . That makes her 67 !! She has been in house arrest since her early 50s . Wow ! A big part of her prime years . All sacrificed for the people of her country . She placed her people as important if not more important than her husband and children . She definitely has an altruistic mind – putting her beliefs in helping others into actions ! The toll from all the challenges in the past are clearly shown on her face , but yet she continues on with her struggles to help her countrymen . Very determined ! Truly inspirational ! Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the stories and pics of this wonderful lady .

  33. Lim KH (JB) on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    Miss Aung San Suu Kyi is so inspire, she use her youthful more than 20 years from a miss become an old lady to benefit peoples there are no any blood relationship with her.

    Her success prove to us that if we may keep going with our goal and mostly to benefit others sure our dream and goal will be achieve one day.

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing the photos above i feel very warm and respect to her.

  34. Lim Han Nee on Jun 26, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    Aung San Suu Kyii has, in my eyes, been always an icon for peace and compassion in a troubled world, where feelings of love have become numbed by strife and suffering. But i didn’t see her, before, in the light of Rinpoche’s words about her:

    ” ‘The need of the many outweighed the need of one’ is how she felt about why she did it and continues to do”.

    I didn’t see this ‘bodhicitta’ dimension of her love for her country’s people, until Rinpoche spelt it out in this post.

    This great lady will continue to work for her country’s peace and happiness as long as there is breath in her. May she live long to see true peace return to Myanmar.

  35. Su Ming on Jun 26, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, HH Dalai Lama, Rev Cheng Yen & Mother Teresa stories are all very inspirational. Even after death, their names are still mentioned and their great deeds are known throughout till today.

    What stands out amongst them is their attitude towards life.. never give up and persistency. It does not matter what causes they fought for but their attitude speared them towards success and they are heard all over the world. If you checked carefully, some of them have very ordinary background but they CHOSE to be different and fought hard for what they believed in.

    Therefore, anyone of us can be Aung San Suu Kyi if we want to.

  36. tenzin llhamo on Jun 26, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    I salute her! She never gave up for what is the right thing to do and she is still doing it despite many years of house arrest! She didn’t do it for herself but her country and her people. Truly inspiring! Like Lew and Su An, I like the picture of her putting her hand on the Muslim man and you can tell from her expression, she looks so gentle and kind. She shows us what she practice and its just by looking at her picture, its says a thousand words. May she live long with good health and continue to benefit many.

  37. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jun 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    While looking through these pictures, I see recognition from the international arena, from citizens to the royal families and I also see the amazing perseverance, strengths and beliefs that Ms Aung San Suu Kyi has within herself.

    Not many people are willing to give up precious lives for the fulfilment of higher goals, for the benefits of many others. Like Rinpoche has put it nicely, she does not just say the dreams with her mouth, she says it with her actions.

    She went through much pains in her journey to fight against military force within her own country, from her sacrifices that she made in her family life till her own precious life. She is such a simple lady but yet with a stout heart.

    She is truly an inspiration for many, for her saying her dreams out with her actions, her letting go of self-interests and strong perseverance.

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  39. Han on Jun 26, 2012 at 10:12 am

    I love all the pictures posted here, thank you !
    Aung San Suu Kyi surely is my inspiration , she is a lady with strong determination, never give up attitude and free from fear etc she embodies Buddhist principle and believes violent does not solve anything, her journey still long way to go, but with her strong determination without fear, she won the race and she gain respect worldwide, may she lives long and may she continue to be blessed!

  40. Yoke Fui on Jun 26, 2012 at 6:55 am

    Aung San Suu Kyi puts aside her family and gives her life to the cause she believes – to bring happiness and democracy to her people.

    She did not get to say her last good bye to her late husband and missed the better part of her children’s growing up. She willingly take on all the sufferings and her example won the hearts of her nation as well as world wide.

    She is a gem of the human kind.

  41. Don Buchwalter on Jun 26, 2012 at 5:23 am

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing these photos.

    I remember being in High School in 1989, and hearing about her for the first time. Even then, I was struck by her determination, and quiet dignity.

    She is one of those relatively rare people that can truly be classified as a world treasure.

  42. Wei Theng on Jun 26, 2012 at 5:21 am

    She looks like a normal lady, but she is strong, compassion and full of inner strength. For a cause that she believes in, the difficulties that she has to endure is beyond words can describe. However, she just go all the way, for the benefit of her people. Very inspiring and a Buddhisatva in action!

  43. Pastor Yek Yee on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:41 am

    How many years had Aung San Suu Kyi fight for her country? How many things she had gave up in between this years, countless I think. The person she love so much, she left because of her country. Now the result had came out.She never regret what she had done past ten years. For sacrificed herself and brought her tremendous merit.

  44. Irene Lim on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:21 am

    Aung San Suu Kyi stands on the same pedestal as all the world great leaders like the Dalai Lama, Mahatma Ghandi and Nelson Mandela. She puts aside her personal comfort and sacrifice for the greater goal of her nation. Such a beautiful story and inspiration to many.

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  47. lewkwanleng on Jun 26, 2012 at 3:50 am

    I love all the photos posted here, and I specially like the photo where she puts her hand on the muslim leader, giving them the confidence of her open policy, and respect towards other religions.

    She has indeed inspired many. I pray that she can live long to show the world how beautiful can a person be.

    • su an on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:38 am

      we have same taste lew… the photo of her putting her hand on the muslim leader is my favourite too! it is so clear from her eyes that she wants harmony so much. she is a living treasure, may she live long and to light up our world and touch more lives.

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    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing of those wonderful pictures.

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    Depression is a feeling of something that is too hard to forget. The imagination of past, enjoyment moment, time and money that has gone in sudden. This slowly take over a person appetite, being very lonely, unhealthy and ill.

    To resolve depression, one has to spend time to talk and to divert the mind and their imagination. Consult and get friends to look for ways to help them. To look for interesting topic to talk and to spend time to take them for outing by changing the environment and meeting people. Depression is an action that need to be change. To accept tragedy and to control the feeling aside. The mind has too be very strong. The best and the only way that gives a good results is to talk to them about spiritual, teach them to meditate and pray.

    Thank for the sharing, I too have helped people who have gone through their difficult time by listening to their problems and paying them a visit with friends.
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Aug 19. 2019 06:41 PM
    Animals are like human beings. They will feel scared and they need protections. They are more vulnerable than human. Since we are stronger than them, we should protect them, but not inflict pain on them.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/all-she-needed-was-a-hug.html
  • Chris
    Monday, Aug 19. 2019 04:59 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche and the blog team for sharing with us this amazing news and inspiring occasion where Kechara has the chance to make offerings to sangha from Sri Lanka. These monks are pure monks and it is very meritorious when we can make such offerings to them.

    From this incident, I am able to see the true spirit of religion where the monks kindly accepted our offerings even though we are from a different sect of Buddhism and they even requested to bless the land on their own initiative. They have a good intention and wanted the Dharma to grow in Kechara sincerely.

    This is how it should be when it comes to religion. People should not discriminate based on the differences in their belief system.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/kechara-offering-dana-to-visiting-sangha-from-sri-lanka.html
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Aug 19. 2019 03:16 PM
    From this article i can understand that by praying and believing in Dorje Shugden, it helps us to create conducive conditions for a spiritual practice. As a Dharma protector, Dorje Shugden will remove our obstacles, and protect us and our loved ones.
    This article good and complete for anyone who wishes to learn about Dorje Shugden.Thank you so much for sharing this article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/33KfjDa
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Aug 19. 2019 03:03 PM
    Rinpoche have always advice us that we should go to places full of spiritual power such to Bodh Gaya, Lumbini , Wu Tai San and so forth. Have an auspicious and meritorious trip instead of going for holidays to see places of interest. Rejoice to Pastor David for bringing your dad and your friend Paul with his mother for this wonderful meaningful pilgrimage to Nepal and India visiting powerful places of the tantric deity Vajrayogini and so on. And visiting Serpom monastery as suggested by Rinpoche to make offerings to the monks. Looking at those beautiful pictures paints a thousands words.
    I wish I could go on a pilgrimage to such Holy and scared place of Nepal and India some day.
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing your memorable account of your pilgrimage with your dad, Paul and his mother.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/pilgrimage-through-india-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Aug 19. 2019 02:59 PM
    Very informative post of this Gyenze fire Puja or sometime known as the Fire Puja of the Wealth. In Buddhism, ceremonies are meant to provide a blessing. Gyenze fire Puja is no exception, is a very effective and powerful puja within the Tibetan Buddhism. And is considered the king of all pujas. Well its basically to remove all obstacles ,purifying negative karma, increase merits, dispel negative energies and pacifies unseen beings, that obstruct us from doing our Dharma practice. Wow……these are the 13 ingredients been offered during this fire Puja. I am fortunate to have witnessed one at Kechara Forest Retreat before and looking forward to the next Fire Puja this coming Saturday.
    Thanks Rinpoche for having those monks to perform this meritorious puja . And thank you all sponsors and those hardworking team making it possible.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/gyenze-fire-puja-or-the-fire-puja-of-the-wealth-increasing-form-of-dorje-shugden.html
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Aug 18. 2019 11:04 PM
    Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche known as Milarepa

    As is clearly seen in Helmut Gassner’s account, two of the most influential and trailblazing Tibetan lamas who taught in the West both practised Dorje Shugden and held him in high regard. His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, was not only once the Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery but was a well-known meditator, debator, tantric adept and teacher of thousands of monks and laypeople all over the world.

    Find out more of this great monk: http://bit.ly/2SRJrHB
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Aug 18. 2019 10:52 PM
    Growing up with Rinpoche: You’ve got mail

    Rinpoche, if people take the time to write and express their thoughts and feelings, that is something that should be appreciated and respected. And if people confide in Rinpoche, that information is always treated as sacred because it is not always easy for people to trust someone else enough to open up to them.

    Read more of Rinpoche’s kindness and care: http://bit.ly/2SNcf3O
  • Chris
    Sunday, Aug 18. 2019 05:21 PM
    China is one of the most powerful countries in the world nowadays and many countries had chosen to be in China’s good books. It is only a matter of time where all the Tibetan government’s supporter will stop supporting them and be on China’s side.

    Let’s face it. The struggle for Tibet’s independence has been on-going for 60 years but there is no progress at all. Now, even His Holiness the Dalai Lama is telling the Tibetans to go for Umaylam instead of Rangzen. However, Umaylam requires their cooperation with the Chinese government.

    It is good for Tibetans or Tibetan government to befriend China because they will need their mercy to get back to Tibet because China has all the reasons for not letting the Tibetans go back to Tibet. They certainly do not need Tibetans.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-importance-of-tibet-befriending-china.html

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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.
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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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
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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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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Part 2-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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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.
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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
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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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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