Do You Know What Happened to Star!!! Read!!

May 28, 2011 | Views: 2,010

Source: Daily Mail | Published May 28 2011

Dog shot, tied up and buried alive

The discovery of a dog that was buried alive up to its nose after being shot in the head 40 times has led to calls for Malta to reform its animal welfare laws.

The crossbreed mongrel, which was named Star by his rescuers, was found near the city of Birzebbuga by animal welfare officers investigating an unrelated case.

After hearing whimpering coming from beneath a wooden board with a tree stump placed on top of it to weigh it down, officers were confronted with the distressing sight of a dog’s face buried in the dirt.

But worse was to follow. When Star was dug out of the ground they discovered all four limbs had all been tied together and that she had been repeatedly shot with a pellet gun.

Miraculously, after doctors removed 40 pellets from her skull during emergency surgery at the Ta’ Qali hospital, Star survived.

The case has caused outrage in Malta where, regardless of the nature of the act, the maximum sentence one can face for animal cruelty is a one-year jail sentence, or a maximum fine of 46,500 Euros.

A pending change in legislation will raise the maximum fine to 50,000 Euros but the one-year jail maximum will remain.

Animal lovers are holding a silent protest in Valetta next week to express their disgust.

With the abuser still at large, people have expressed their support with dedicated Facebook pages, the largest of which has 7,000 followers.

Source: http://www.dailychilli.com/news/11889-dog-shot-tied-up-and-buried-alive

Update: Miracle Dog Dies

June 6th, 2011

Malta – Star, the dog that survived unimaginable cruelty in Malta, has just died.

The severely abused dog was found buried alive – she had been shot 40 times in the head with a pellet gun and her muzzle was bound with twine.

After Star was discovered, her miraculous defiance of death captured hearts around the world. A Facebook page in her honor was created – “Star, the dog who lived”.

Over 50,000 fans watched her amazing progress – witnessed her joy for life and reveled in her happiness as she learned what it meant to be loved.

The tragic news of Star’s unexpected death came as a shock today.

Though she had been recovering well from her trauma, she developed acute inflammation in her pancreas that ultimately claimed her life.

The devastating news arrived just 24 hours after a group of individuals had banded together to stage a protest against animal cruelty.

Source: http://www.examiner.com/dogs-in-national/miracle-dog-dies?do_not_mobile_redirect=1

 

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    Antique Pelden Lhamo thangka with sacred Dorje Shugden at the bottom right. Can see Tsongkapa and Guru Rinpoche on the top also. Beautiful and holy.

  2. Vivian Ong on Aug 23, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. I find that the abuser is so sickening. How can he/she do such a thing to a dog? What wrong did Star did to the abuser to get such abuse in return? Imagine if a human was shot 40 times on the head with a gun, the human would not have survive but it is a miracle that Star survived. The abuser has to be caught and fine so that he/she will know that this is not a small matter but it is taking ones life. Here I pray for Star to have a good rebirth.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  3. Lin Mun on Dec 24, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    It is very sad that Star have to go through all this sufferings. The person who hurt Star as no respect at all to living beings.

  4. Beatrix Ooi on Jun 16, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    I feel so sorry for Star, even if she had done something wrong, she still didn’t deserve to be treated like this. How big mistake can a dog make? Her abusers were so cruel! How could they do this to her??? I hope she took a good rebirth.

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  6. Jimmy Choy on May 28, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    this is just so wrong…

  7. beatrix ooi on Feb 10, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    Poor doggie. How could the person do things like that?! It’s very cruel! I strongly believe that Star didn’t deserved to be treated in such way. I really cannot imagine the amount of pain she has been through..
    May she takes a good rebirth..
    Thank You for sharing this to us Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  8. Lucas Roth on Jan 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    oh my, please let star have a happy life from that incident. I think animal abusing is sick and i strongly hate it. please let star have a long happy life from now on. Please stop animal cruelty!!!!!

  9. Julien Roth on Dec 5, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    Oh my god. This dog survived! That is truly amazing. But this dog should have never have been put in this position. No animal needs this amount of suffering. In fact, no animals should have any suffering. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  10. nozomi on Oct 14, 2012 at 7:32 am

    i cant believe someone would ever do that to a poor innocent animal. i pray for Star’s soul and that she is well and happy and not feeling any pain or trauma. i pray she is in the rainbow bridge happy playing with other dogs. dogs will gie you anything and all they ask is very little from you-love. if he didnt want Star why didnt he just gave it away to a good home!? why did he make it suffer like that. i hope whoever did that with live with the concience of the terrible thing he did and that he rots in hell for eternity. i am an animal lover and i would never ever do that to a kind defensless animal. rest in peace star, you were a good dog

  11. tenzin llhamo on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:32 pm

    Some people are just too free. Take all the time to shoot the dog 40 times and dig a hole to bury it? I can think of much better things to do than go do that. I am glad they did not bury Star alive and left the head so Star can breathe. Well, I don’t know if that it is good as she suffered before she died. May she not suffer like this again.

  12. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    Sad to read this new on Star.

    Strangely, there are so many people who can be so sick to create their happiness from the sufferings of others.

    I wish very much the abuser has been caught and that Star can take rebirth in a better place.

  13. Helena Chin on Jun 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, Star died on the 6th June which was yesterday due to inflammation in her pancreas. Such a heartache to heard the news!! May all these abuses STOP!! No more harming to all well beings!!

    To Star~
    Rest in Peace Star, run free over the bridge.. far from those who caused you so much pain. May you have a good rebirth!!
    M MANI PADME HUM.

    Love, Helena

  14. Uncle Eddie on Jun 4, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    A dog named Star which had been shot in the head 40 times with pellets, tied up and buried alive with her head just above the ground, miraculously survived, after an emergency surgery was done at the Hospital at Malta. Such barbaric acts caused an outrage of protests from animals lovers. With the abusers still at large, people, especially the kind and sympathetic facebook followers, more than 7000 in numbers at time of happening, have expressed their dedicated support in roping in the offenders to face the maximum jail sentence and fines for such animal cruelty. But, Rinpoche has advocated and directed that “before we can conclude so easily on Karmic effects, we should study first the text on Karma, and how Lord Buddha described it to us, especially the Doctrine on KARMA. It explains so much. It will be much easier to apply to this situation and every situation in our life. Everyone will be so amazed. It puts your mind at rest, answer so many questions and enough to be at rest with. It is an eye opener!” Thank you Rinpoche, for your attentive care and guidance on your teachings to us. Naturally all our hearts and prayers are with Star, but also, more so with this degenerating world of today. May it be free of the pains, sufferings and fear for all who live in it. OM MANI PADME HUM.

  15. vivianKyp on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:28 pm

    To me “STAR” is a Hero,40 pellets in the head, 4 limbs tied up buried alive up to the head under hot sun, poor “STAR” must be hungry & thirsty, and yet she did not let go of her life, Why? because “STAR” want to bring this cruel human act to the attention of kind hearted people, like Rinpoche(Kechara) so that there will be no 2nd;3rd……”STAR” to be torture to death.I pray for the speedy recovery of “STAR”.

  16. Sofi on Jun 1, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    Its so sad that everyday humans seems to be fighting a losing battle against cruelty. It really is getting more degenerated with the level of cruelty increasing all the time. I pray for all the poor victims and the abusers that Dharma may find its way to their hearts.

  17. henry ooi on May 31, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Poor, poor mumu. Being shot so many times with its legs tied up, buried and left to die. The pain and suffering it went through but cannot relate to anyone.

    How could anyone have done this? What did it do to deserve this? May you find peace in your heart.

  18. Wendy Ho on May 31, 2011 at 2:29 am

    I can’t believe anyone would actually go to that extent to sadistically torture a dog. What’s going thru the mind of the person who did this?

    However, thinking of the law of cause and effect, it dawned upon me that however victimized Star is in this life, he must have created the cause for it in the past. Hence going thru the experience similar to negative action created in the past. The person who did this is even worse of, most probably taking this action as a result of having the tendency similar to past negative action thus perpetuating even more negative karma that can bring extreme suffering in the future.

    Witnessing this even just thru reading about it this blog makes me feel how scary it is to commit negative actions as the results can be far reaching and increasing especially so if we are born again without opportunity to come in contact with Dharma and apply the methods of purification.

    There will be no chance of escaping the scary effects except to experience it and in the process most probably create even more negative karma. It will be almost impossible to get out of it. It is a vicious cycle. Very scary.

  19. KimT on May 30, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    To see Star in the pix above, buried up to the nose and Star in the Fan page, made me realize what good nature most animals have. In the Fan page, you do not see Star brooding or looking mean spirited and using the abuse it underwent as excuse for it to be vicious and nasty.

    On the other hand, what a twisted mind a person must have to be able to do that kind of thing to another being. Its scary that there are people like that out there.

  20. Paris on May 30, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Oh my goodness, I have just seen this and am completely shocked that someone would do so much just to willingly see an animal suffer… Definitely, I will dedicate prayers to her at our Setrap retreat tonight, and will light a candle for her. Poor baby… Thank Buddha for those compassionate rescuers who have helped her – there is some kindness in the world.

    I am again reminded of something Rinpoche has taught us, which is that we always feel great sadness for beings like Star… but we don’t feel sadness for people who are creating the causes to be like Star. So actually, we feel huge anger at the people who did this to her but they are creating the causes to end up being tortured and hurt and to suffer just as Star is. This is a huge contemplation in itself, which I find helps tremendously in not continuing the cycle of anger towards others.

  21. Shin on May 29, 2011 at 11:14 pm

    It is sad that a frustrated/bored/troubled human did this to an innocent being that did nothing to him/her.

    I find it amazing to know that when Star was rescued, she immediately allowed all the Animal Welfare staff to cuddle her and she even managed to wag her tail as if to show gratitude.

    No being deserves to be hurt. It is time we stop speciesism and stop harming other animals.

  22. Han Siew Fong on May 29, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche to bring STAR’s case to many people attention.
    Very sad and heart broken when came across cruelty towards animals.
    I will continue to burn incense and light candle for Star and includes her in my prayer.
    May Star healing fast and recover soon!

  23. Ashlee on May 29, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    It is quite sad that there are crazy and cold blooded people out there who would be so cruel to animals. I feel so terribly sorry for Star. Whoever to did this to her is really heartless. My prayers goes to Star…may she receive the love & care that every animals deserve. Will definitely light a candle for her.

  24. bengkooi on May 29, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Now there are 23,500 followers on Star’s facebook fanpage and a petition to bring justice to her tormentors – please sign it here: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/373/justice-for-star/

    Her abusers deserver justice, how can anyone do so much damage to another living being and derive enjoyment from it? If karma was so simple, then her abusers should get 40 shots with a pellet gun to their heads and let’s see if they like that. I wished everyone (or at least more people) would read and study up on karma, then perhaps there would be less misery and cruelty in the world.

  25. Bill on May 29, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    Will most definitely light incense along with sending prayers to Star for healing, and that this message can reach others hearts to stop this cruelty. For as we cherish the most All Life, even the most simplest, so too shall we cherish the preciousness within others.

    “A society is judged by how it treats its most vulnerable”
    …which Mahatma Gandhi said included animals*.

  26. ruby khong on May 29, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. It is very disturbing, sad and angry all at the same time. Such an inhumane act committed by a so called human. Despicable!

    I will include Star in my prayers. Have lighted incense for him. I just saw his FB and has 23,000 people wishing him well.

  27. su_zan on May 29, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    came across your post about Star today. I was thinking what about Star until i look in yr blog.

    Ahyo it is really a cruel act. This person can take 40 shot and tied the limbs up somemore.

    Will light a candle for Star in home and also another one in KPSP.

    Thank you for your update.

    Suzan

  28. Karma Yeshey Tshogyel on May 29, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    Respected Rinpoche,
    My heart is wounded after reading it. I wonder how cruel some humans are, what might have they got by doing such act??? Please….. Save such animals who is the victim of cruel human mind.

  29. tsemtulku on May 29, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    I cannot comment on other religions, but before we conclude so easily on karma, it’s effects, how it comes, goes and latent karma, dormant karma, you study first. Study the texts on karma and how Buddha describes it for us. It will be much easier to apply to this situation and every situation in your life. People should go online and listen to the youtube teachings His Holiness Dalai Lama has explained karma. It is a eye opener. Do a google search, find and study, read and learn. Make an effort…Take 2-3 years to study the vast teachings of Buddha thoroughly and then debate, discuss and recommend. Buddhism is the religion I was born into, but I didn’t accept it because I was born into it…but I studied for the last 30years. I was very lucky to live in Howell, New Jersey nearby one of the greatest living masters of this century (Kensur Lobsang Tharchin) at Rashi Gempil Ling on East 5th Street. This great master even spoke English. I with a group of students and some Kalmucks took the time, went there to listen to the discourses and learn about my religion more. I didn’t want to just pray and I did not want to be swallowed up by the thoughts of mainstream Americans. I do not want to just repeat what mainstream Americans believed in because I have my own heritage I thought at the time. Nothing wrong with Americans, but I am Kalmuck-Mongol-Tibetan. I have an identity, my forefathers have a deep religious doctrine they brought to America, and I needed to search into my roots, my religion and who I was…I started by studying as a young boy in Rashi Gempil Ling. Now I accept Buddhism NOT BECAUSE it is my cultural roots, but due to decades of study, contemplation and investigation, I found it quite logical, sensible and fits me. Especially the doctrine on Karma. It explains SO MUCH. Everyone would be amazed. It puts your mind at rest, answer so many questions, and enough to be at rest with. Tsem Rinpoche

  30. adeline on May 29, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    No words can describe the cruelty act to STAR,offered incense and candle and prayer to MIRACLE STAR!

  31. Lin Kechara on May 29, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    Dear Rinpoche. Will go to light incense now. I cannot imagine anyone being able to do something like this. Such unimaginable cruelty. Lin

  32. Bonita on May 29, 2011 at 11:27 am

    How sick and cruel can a person be to do this to Star, not only shot Star 40 times but tied Star up and buried alive to die a slow death?! Really insane.

    What karma does Star has to suffer like this. May the people who did this realise what they’ve done and redeem themselves before karma catches up with them.

    May Star have a speedy recovery and be adopted by a kind and caring family.

  33. susanlim on May 29, 2011 at 11:25 am

    Dear Rinpoche
    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. It’s beyond words to describe the cruelty and no regards for life.

    I am so glad to know that Star was found and the very kind people didn’t give up on her and now, the legislation may be changed. I hope it will. I hope everywhere in the world will revise their laws and not wait for another life to suffer so much before anything is done.

    Yes, Rinpoche, I’ve offered light and incense for Star.

    much respect
    susan

  34. Valentina Suhendra on May 29, 2011 at 10:20 am

    Dear Lama

    I am horrified to read what happened to STAR. I hope he is well taken care off. I am impressed by his will to live.

    I am frustrated sometimes to see how animals are being treated. They are weaker than us in the matter of intelligince, but they can feel pain, love, and compassion just like any of us. That alone I think give them the right to be loved, respected, and being taken care of.

    Much love

    Valentina

  35. Lily on May 29, 2011 at 4:37 am

    Read about Star in the Daily Mail yesterday. I cannot comprehend the extent of cruelty that the perpetrators possess.What motivates someone to perform this inhumane act.
    Star is now too withdrawn to be re-homed at the moment. Hope Star will find a loving home soon.

  36. Jace Chong on May 29, 2011 at 4:18 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this,

    May Star purified her negative karmas through these and be protected by Three Jewels from life to life.

  37. Frederick Law on May 29, 2011 at 2:17 am

    this is so sad, why would there be such human who can be so cruel to treat a poor dog like that, this is so inhumane, this is such a cruelty. but it is amazing that Star survive such condition, it truly a miracle. i had just lighted the incense and prayed to the Three Jewels and wish Star swiftly recover and will have a good rebirth in future life, so that he can help other sentient being who is suffering. i hope the culprit who did this will repent. Om Mani Padme Hung.

  38. Margaretlee on May 29, 2011 at 2:12 am

    It is very distressing to read about this. 40 shots in the head, 4 limbs are tied and buried alive…….No matter what motive was, the person who did that was a physco, in my opinion.

    I will light incense as well as candles for Star…….May he recovers soon and never have to suffer like this again.

  39. Nicole ST Mah on May 29, 2011 at 1:34 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I have already lighted one incense and candles to the Three Jewels and thought of Star strongly. I have just made my prayers for her. I cried and cried. Tears couldn’t stop rolling down. The thoughts and the picture of Star kept playing in my head. May Star recovers well and not feel afraid. May the Triple Gems be with Star and protect not only Star but all beings.

    With much love,
    ~Nicole

  40. Sandy on May 29, 2011 at 1:20 am

    Wow. There are no words. Just when I thought I had read the worst of stories.
    Horrific, sad, barbaric, awful, cruel, unbelievable, nonsensical, absurd, disgusting. No adjective seems to do justice to this story. If I had to, I’d pick sad, simply because it is deeply sad to think that anyone would treat anything like this. If there was ever a story that made the heart cry, this is it.

  41. Ani Kunzang on May 29, 2011 at 1:12 am

    My heart and prayers are with Star, that she should recover fully and then be nurtured with love for the rest of her life. May the world be free of torture and fear, and may our blindness to suffering dissolve, and the eye of true compassion in our hearts awaken. Thank you Rinpoche.

  42. Philip Yong on May 29, 2011 at 1:07 am

    All my life, I never really fancied animals (mainly because of their fur). But no matter how much I dislike animals, I wouldn’t hurt them for whatever reasons, let alone bury them alive like how this dog named Star had been treated.

    This is beyond insane. When we say that we control our lives, it should not mean that we have the power to do anything we like, example hurting animals. Instead, we should use our lives to benefit more beings, or the at the very least not do harm to any beings.

  43. Jean Mei on May 29, 2011 at 12:35 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for bringing this to light. I saw the photo and scrolled right past the text initially, only going back to it after the photo sank into my mind.

    It’s so gross to see what kind of ugly people exist out there.

    Just by looking at the photo, you can tell how much thought had gone into torturing the dog.

    Shooting 40 bullets is easy. It only requires 1 finger, but burying the dog is a lot of work. The worst part of it all was that they (or he/she) deliberately kept the face exposed to watch the dog suffer.

    How horrible.

    Increasing the penalty is not going to change people’s mentality.

    Animal cruelty should not be seen as a crime or going against the law, but as morally incorrect. It should be something innate in us that to inflict harm on any being is wrong. That pain hurts, and it hurts for everyone.

    This really is a sad post.

    By the way, I found the Facebook page. It now has 20,000 followers….http://www.facebook.com/StarOurHope

    Thank you

  44. Li Kim on May 29, 2011 at 12:32 am

    I cannot believe what I have read here. I am happy Star survived but it is only a physical survival. How about the emotional pain and trauma? No time or medication can ever heal that. My prayers will be dedicated to Star’s emotional survival.

    I also wish that the abuser be found and given what he deserves. I am sorry, but I cannot feel and think about how much help he/she needs now to redeem himself and karma. I just want the abuser punished so that he can learn and redeem.

  45. Shirley Maya Tan on May 29, 2011 at 12:04 am

    I am utterly shocked and speechless. I will definitely light a candle and incense for Star. Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing this story. It is extremely tragic to know that humans did this to a helpless innocent being. Very, very sad ;(

  46. Lim Han Nee on May 29, 2011 at 12:04 am

    It is 12 midnight but I will not be able to go to sleep without lighting an incense and saying a prayer for Star, the victim of such unimaginable cruelty and sadism.I will pray for people to realize how much misery they are creating for themselves by these acts of atrocity.

  47. tsemtulku on May 28, 2011 at 11:45 pm

    Please everyone, light one incense to the Three Jewels and think of Star strongly. Make your prayers for her today/tonight. Open your heart. TR

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    It goes to show that the power of the long gone enlightened ones are still alive and we are not abandoned.Thank you for this interesting post and sharing with us the legends and profound teachings about Tara .


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  • sarassitham
    Friday, Feb 28. 2020 01:26 PM
    Thank you for the great information about acupuncture. Knowing this popular Chinese healing therapy using needles into a person body to relief pain and make a person feel better. A effective and powerful way for some who prefer traditional medication. I had learned that this treatment is believed to create energy balances and to remove negative blockages from the body.

    I do have friends who often visit an acupuncturist for their muscle aches and pains. I have seen improvements in their health conditions. To me, I always support traditional medications and I do believe that this treatment had cured many chronic illnesses.

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

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

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

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

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

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    9 months ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    10 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
    10 months ago
    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
  • Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
    11 months ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    11 months ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    11 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    11 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    11 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    1 years ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    1 years ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    1 years ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    1 years ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    1 years ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    1 years ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    1 years ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
    2 yearss ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    2 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
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Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
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Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
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Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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
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Throwback Kids camp 2019 - The nature of KFR is expressed on this drawing. Lin Mun KSDS
Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Animal Liberation is one of the great ways to show empathy, kindness and compassion to kids. Start them early! ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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