Guess what they are selling in Nepal?

Mar 22, 2016 | Views: 1,206

Dear friends around the world,

Poverty and desperation does drive people to do things that can be harmful to themselves. When it’s further fueled by ignorance, it can be very damaging long term. It is very sad to see what these people are coerced into doing to survive. This might be difficult for many of us to see but I have republished here for educational purposes. May all these type of suffering come to an end.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

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Revealed: Nepalese village where almost everyone sold their kidneys to ‘organ traffickers’ to buy a house… only for them to be destroyed by devastating earthquake

  • Hokse in Nepal in known as ‘Kidney Valley’ because almost everyone living there has sold a kidney
  • So-called ‘organ brokers’ visit the villages around Kathmandu to persuade people to sell body parts
  • Some of the villagers say they feel tricked into selling when they were told by the traffickers their kidney would grow back
  • Geeta, 37, and her husband travelled to a hospital in India and were paid £1,300 to have their kidneys removed
  • They bought a plot of land and built a house for their family – but it was reduced to rubble in April’s earthquake
  • Now they live in a makeshift tent with a corrugated iron roof and look out at the pile of rubble that was once their home  

By MADS FLECKNER IN HOKSE, NEPAL, FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 08:12 GMT, 10 July 2015 | UPDATED: 20:03 GMT, 10 July 2015

A mother has told how she sold a kidney to buy her family a house – only for it to be destroyed in the Nepal earthquake.

Geeta lives in Hokse, Nepal – nicknamed ‘Kidney Village’ – because almost all of the people living there have sold their kidneys to organ traffickers.

Convinced to sell one of her vital organs for just £1,300 by her sister-in-law, Geeta, 37, travelled to India have the kidney removed.

Showing off their scars: the men of 'Kidney Village' in Hokse, Nepal, lift their tops to reveal surgery scars from their operations to remove kidneys after selling them to so-called 'organ brokers'

Mother of four Geeta was persuaded by the organ traffickers who prey on the poor villages around Kathmandu to go under the knife and part with her kidney for just £1,300

She spent some of money on buying a plot of land in Hokse – 12 miles east of Kathmandu – and used the rest to build a stone house.

But the mother-of-four is homeless after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake reduced it to rubble.

Now Geeta and her young children are living in a shack crudely erected with the use of food bags and tarpaulin for walls and a rook made with sheets of corrugated iron.

Her dream of owning a home in ruins, she said: ‘My sister-in-law talked me into selling my kidney and said that my body only needed one. My sister stole my kidney and the earthquake stole my house.’

But Geeta is not alone. Most of the adult men and women living in Hokse have been tempted to cash in and sell one of their healthy kidneys to so-called ‘organ brokers’ in Nepal.

My sister-in-law talked me into selling my kidney and said that my body only needed one. My sister stole my kidney and the earthquake stole my house.

~Kidney donor Geeta

The smooth-taking body parts traffickers regularly visit Hokse and surrounding cash-strapped villages in the Kavrepalanchowk District and attempt to persuade those living there to have operations in southern India, where organ trading is big business.

They use a number of tricks and tactics to coerce victims into parting with vital organs. One of them is to play on their naivety – and tell them that the body part will grow back.   

That was the trick used to dupe Geeta, which finally persuaded her to go ahead with the operation.

‘For ten years people came to our village trying to convince us to sell our kidneys but I always said no,’ she said.

But swayed by her desire to provide a house and land for her growing family, she eventually went with her husband’s sister to India.

‘I have always wanted my own house and a piece of land, and with more children, I really needed it,’ Geeta explained.

The operation took just half an hour, but she remained in hospital for three weeks.

‘When I woke up after the operation I felt like nothing had happen and I was surprised that it was already done,’ she said.

‘I was then paid 200,000 Nepalese rupees (£1,300) for my kidney and went home to my village to buy my own house and some land,’ she went on, describing many Nepalese people’s dream of owning their own home.

Men of 'Kidney Village' in Hokse, Nepal, show off their operation scars. The men were taken by organ traffickers to hospitals in India where they had their kidneys removed in exchange for £1,300

Devastation: Many homes in Kathmandu and surrounding areas have been reduced to rubble in the earthquake in April and the 7.3 magnitude aftershock in May, which killed at least 1,100 people

But her dream turned to rubble on April 25 when a deadly earthquake tore through the country, killing 8,800 and injuring at least 23,000.

For Geeta, her husband, who also sold a kidney and the rest of ‘Kidney Village’ the disaster has also meant that they are homeless – and they have put their health on the line for nothing.

Depressed, a number of residents there have turned to alcohol to drown their sorrows, as their health slowly deteriorates.

And since the earthquake, the number of desperate for money Nepalese turning to organ farms as a source of income has increased.

The booming trade has turned the country into a ‘kidney bank’, which medical experts predict the number of people in the country doing it is likely to double in the coming years.

This illegal trade has risen to such a level that an estimated 10,000 black-market operations involving purchased human organs now take place annually – more than one every hour – according to the World Health Organisation.

Up to 7,000 kidneys are obtained illegally every year, according to a report by Global Financial Integrity.

That same report shows the illegal organ trade generates profits of up to £650million a year.  

Organ trafficking operates in various ways. Victims can be kidnapped and forced to give up an organ; some, out of financial desperation, agree to sell an organ; or they are duped into believing they need an operation and the organ is removed without their knowledge.

Back in the villages, people who have been tricked into selling their kidneys often become the talk of the town in their communities and are subjects of widespread gossip.

~PPR lawyer Krishna Pyari Nakarmi

Some victims are murdered to order if a large sum has been paid in advance.

Few hospitals in Nepal perform kidney transplants. And even the doctors in Nepal know most well-heeled patients prefer to go across the border to India.

‘They want better services, they want Indian doctors. That’s why they go to the hospitals in India,’ said Dr. Rishi Kumar Kafle, Director of the National Kidney Center.

Children, especially those from poor backgrounds or children with disabilities, are often targeted.

In May 2013 eight-year-old British schoolgirl Gurkiren Kaur Loyal died at a clinic in India, and her family say they suspect she was ‘murdered’ by medics intent on harvesting her organs.

Once ‘harvested’ at hospitals in southern India, the organs are then sold on to wealthy recipients for six times what the donor receives.

Laxman Lamichhane, a lawyer and programme coordinator at the Nepalese NGO, Forum for Protection of People’s Rights Nepal (PPR Nepal), said: ‘People are feeling insecurity and fear in the places they are living now despite of the regular monitoring of security forces.

‘They have to encounter so many new faces in day-to-day life. Some have been identified as human traffickers who are deliberately trying to lure people to good jobs and a better life in foreign countries like in India and abroad.’

Selling kidneys often causes people in Nepal to be shunned and avoided in their communities, found a report by the Forum for the Protection of People’s Rights (PPR), Nepal.

Krishna Pyari Nakarmi, a lawyer at PPR Nepal working with kidney trafficking victims, said: ‘When back in the villages, people who have been tricked into selling their kidneys often become the talk of the town in their communities and are subjects of widespread gossip.

In several cases they are dismissed from the communities because selling a kidney is considered to be unacceptable.

‘Even their children are discriminated at school. That leads them to drink because they are frustrated and depressed.’

The organ trade is booming in Nepal, particularly since the devastating earthquake in April, which has left many people homeless, depressed and struggling financially

Geeta and her husband used their money to buy a plot of land and build a house. But the building was destroyed in the earthquake

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/nepalkidney.mp4

GoPro captures fear and destruction of second Nepal earthquake

 

Some kidney donors are reportedly being paid as little as £160 by brokers, who then charge the recipient £6,500.

In 2007, the Nepalese government passed a law banning the sale of kidneys.

Trafficking has so far been isolated to certain areas in Nepal like the Kavrepalanchowk District, but it is feared the trend could spread following the earthquake.

 

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3155817/Nepalese-village-sold-kidneys-organ-traffickers-buy-house-destroyed-devastating-earthquake.html

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jun 23, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    As many million urban dwellers may be living in poverty, in Nepal. Their poverty does not absolve them of responsibility for the crime. How difficult life has become for the average Nepalese and how those in desperate situations can end up doing all kinds of desperate things like sold their kidneys to ‘organ traffickers’ for the money. Sad to know that there is even a ‘Kidney Valley’ as almost everyone there has sold a kidney. Desperate Nepalese in the village travelled to India to part with a kidney just to make ends meet. It is really heartfelt to read that the organ traffickers to the extend of kidnapping and killing innocent people. Glad to know the Nepalese government passed a law banning the sale of kidneys.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

  2. Wan Wai Meng on Aug 20, 2016 at 4:32 am

    Malaysians are luckier than most on the planet, it is almost unheard of that Malaysians will sell an organ for a small sums of money or just to fulfill a life’s goal or milestone.

  3. Lew on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    It is really sad to read that people need to sell their organ to make a living. I think the whole idea of selling organs is wrong in many levels. We are living in a society of scarcity and greed. There are demands, therefore, there are suppliers, and there is such thing as middle man as well. If there is a good system for organ transplant, there is no need to sell organ.

    Even though it is illegal for selling kidney, I think many people will still do it to survive the poverty. It is indeed very sad.

  4. Alice Tay on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:33 am

    这是一篇领人伤感的博文。希望一切有情的众生,早日接触佛法而得到解脱,离苦得乐。

    此博文让本人得到启发如下:
    1. 失去的苦 ~ 卖器官的穷民
    因为不想再面对贫穷的环境和想尽快的拥有自己的一个家而选择了卖器官这条路。以为这一切会利益自己与家人,但却不巧又遇上天灾。一切物质上归回零,而且也失去了原有的健康。

    2. 得不到的苦 ~ 买器官的人
    有能力买器官的人,必定是钱财富有但却没有健康的身体。虽然可以用钱买回来他人的器官,但这并不代表此器官适合他,让他可以恢复和拥有健康的身体。

    3. 贪得苦 ~ 买卖器官的中间人
    负责买卖器官的中间人,会因为要赚取更多的佣金,而渐渐失去人性。他们会欺压穷民,以低价钱给于卖器官的穷民。此人所做的一切,如果不及时的悔改和累积功德,将会面对投身到三恶趣。

    在此希望当地的政府与其他有关的当局如医院,必需依据当地的法律,严厉的执行将不法之徒缉拿归案。

    感谢仁波切的分享,让我们知道要在这难得的人生里,好好珍惜与学习佛法。

  5. NgJesvin on Apr 11, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article.

    This article gave me a eye widener on the incident happened in Hokse, Nepal. The poverty, the ignorance, the folly ( I believe due to lack of knowledge and education ), the greedy of the Nepalese people had caught them fall into this dilemma.

    I am sad when I first read this article. When come to the second time reading, I realize that these kind of “business” is getting bigger and bigger in Nepal. The progress from tricking people to sell their organs to kidnapping children to harvest their organs had rang an alarm bell in Nepal.

    Perhaps the government should enforce more laws and regulations in helping the people especially those who suffered with poverty.

    Thank you.

    Humble with hand folded,
    Ng Jesvin

  6. Shelly tai on Apr 9, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this heart breaking news, how devastating is these people who sold their kidney for their home and overnight been destroyed by the earthquakes and this is always the case that people like to take advantage of these innocent people so I think the best thing is the government need to educate the local and bring awareness to the public about this unethical act I think that is not ne of the way that can help all these victims.

    • Valentina Suhendra on Apr 10, 2016 at 5:24 pm

      Dear Shelly

      Thank you for your comment. I do believe that it is sad many poor people resort to sell their organs for money. I believe that everyone has the right to do what they want with their body. So for example if a person wants to give their kidney to save someone’s life or for money. However, the correct information about the risk and benefit of what they are doing should be clearly conveyed to them. Thus they can make an informed decision.

      Valentina

  7. Edwin Tan on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    It is really very disheartening to read that such innocent and naive villagers are tricked, duped and lied to, to have their organs harvested…some even by their own family.

    It is so sad to know that due to their economic situation, are forced into selling their body parts to provide for their family, only to have the earth quake take away everything.

    We will never understand the hardships, the pain – physically and emotionally – inflicted during those times.

    I applaud to the Nepalese Government and the Protection of People’s Rights in Nepal to educate and curb the trafficking of organs. I sincerely pray that the villagers in Hokse will be protected by the law against such illegal activities.

  8. Beatrix Ooi on Apr 4, 2016 at 4:39 am

    This is very sad to read about, they are struggling for living and here we are, complaining about how ‘little’ we have, food that we are not satisfied with and etc. People who live in the modern society nowadays should really be educated about the ethics in life and focus on what we have, not what we don’t have.

    When we always focus on ourselves and the things we don’t have, we will see ourselves growing greedier each day and slowly you will find yourselves always in discontentment. The reason is because we are always running after things we don’t have and things that do not matter after we are dead. When the time comes, that’s it, we may have been a billionaire but none of the money we have earned can be taken away with us.

    This a very sad but good and educational article, I hope more people will come across this article and be inspired positively, do something that will change themselves and the society.

  9. Lucas Roth on Apr 3, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    I give my sympathies for all the people who lost their homes in those places and I hope that rebuilding goes well and Nepal is restored and hopefully they may have more safety precautions in the rebuilding as they are on a plate boundary. But they are a poorer country so that means, sadly, they may not be able to afford it.

    Organ dealing is a big issue, I get that it helps a bit in places like these where they can continue to live their lives and they benefit from it. That is fine if they are fine. But when they lie to the people of just straight up steal organs from people, then people get hurt. In this case, I have mixed feelings towards it. But it doesn’t matter as the houses were destroyed and lives were risked for nothing. Very sad, I wish them good luck.

  10. wooishen on Apr 3, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thanks for sharing it… Sad to read it… Hope it will recover as soon as possible…

    “A common yet unfortunate phenomenon in human nature is when we don’t truly appreciate what we have until it’s gone.”

    We are Malaysian are lucky now…

  11. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this article to create the awareness of the illegal kidneys trafficking that affects most of the poor families in Nepal with many tricks and unlawful methods carried out by the middlemen in order to lure the poor people to sell their kidneys in this case. People who are without much education or without much wisdom should not be cheated anyway. I sincerely pray for our Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden to protect these victims in Nepal with much blessings and may all of them continue to live on as highly attained people in this life and many future lifetimes.

    Thank you Rinpoche.

    With folded hands,
    kin hoe

  12. Julien Roth on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:52 am

    The first thing that came to my mind after reading this post was that i cannot imagine what it must have been like for those who sacrificed their body for a home, only for that home to be destroyed. That is like working hard for a promotion, only to get fired. But I would imagine that these people would rather lose their jobs than their homes.

    The way that the Nepalese were treated to start with was very bad. The fact that some of them were tricked to sell their body parts shocked me. That was one of the first things that really stood out to me in the article. When i read that the Nepalese were told by organ dealers that if they cut out the kidneys it would grow back, i felt furious. I cannot believe that people can be so selfish to do such a thing. Just for money. How inhumane.

    I hope that those in Kidney Valley have gotten a stable place to stay after the earthquake and that they are getting support.

  13. yoke chim yap on Mar 27, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    有幸生而为人,也要看是投生到那个国家,那个地方,是富或窮?这都关係到个人所謂之“命運”,也就是因果。像尼泊爾这个国土,有许多佛教聖地,但没遇上一个好的政府。当地靠近加德满都有一个肾谷村,.民心纯撲,導至那些贩賣器官的人有机可乘。为了買房而賣肾,只得1300美元,就没了一个肾。又在一场忽如其来的大地震中,一切歸零。加上贫困,健康日益恶化,真是叫人感嘆!愿佛佑当地人民,可以早日重建家园。

  14. Lin Mun on Mar 27, 2016 at 9:09 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article.

    It is sad to know that this is happening in Nepal and the cases are increasing. All this happens because of naivety, poverty, loose regulation and enforcement by the government. I strongly believe that the situation can be improved if awareness is given to the people of Nepal .

    Hope the government will take more action and prevent people from being a victim of such unscrupulous action.

  15. Kb thapa on Mar 27, 2016 at 1:59 am

    It is sad to know, imagine people already suffering from resent earthquake, people are in soo much pain and don’t know what to do. People are using this opportunity to use earthquake victims so can buy their kidneys. lots of people don’t even know what happens if u lose one kidney or both. This is defiantly our government don’t do anything about it or just give education, government is corrupt and lazy. some places in Nepal people go to some medical check ends up losing their kidneys and other parts of the body. They even don’t realize what happened, its only if some other Dr tell them otherwise they will be in dark. Thank you Rinpoche for this article really we needed to know..

  16. Mingwen on Mar 27, 2016 at 12:22 am

    Education is vital for human being to grow and survive. People around the world are getting richer in terms of material and knowledge by being educated, however, at the dark side, education do make huge different for those who are less fortunate, these group of people don’t get a chance to learn what the rich people learned, and this make a narrow and difficult way for them to live. The poor live to survive, to obtain basic needs, etc,. food, shelter and sex. Some of them wish their family could grow bigger and keep their family name and blood flow for decades without putting more thoughts and considerations. They live with the methods created by educated people, and can only live at the lowest in the hierarchy, to produce and serve the highest ones. Even the most developed countries have the same sad stories. The poor are always manipulated by the richest group of people.

    Balance and fairness seem to be the hardest goals to achieve by all sentient beings.

    May all sentient beings obtain dharma then good rebirth and ultimately archive enlightenment, free from all kind of sufferings.

  17. DavidFong on Mar 26, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    谢谢仁波切分享这一篇文章
    这是一个心痛的事实, 在哪里我觉得这是最悲惨的一件事, 这些人牺牲了自己的肾脏而购买土地和房子, 使他们能够和家人幸福的生活。
    但不幸的是当一场大地震把所有的一切都变成了碎片,我不能想象他们面对多么的痛苦和悲伤。
    我希望他们得到帮助, 再次重建家园, 也希望尼泊尔政府尽快阻止贩卖器官交易和采取更多措施保护自己的人民。

  18. Edward Ooi on Mar 25, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    This is really sad. These people sell their kidneys because they want to live a better life and they believed in that too.

    The part where I feel that it is the saddest is where these people sacrificed their kidneys to buy lands and houses so that they can live happily with their family but all of that turned into pieces when the major earthquake hit them in April of 2015. I can’t even imagine how much pain these people must have felt back then.

    Also, after they sold their kidneys, thinking that they will be able to live a better life, their people started discriminating them. Why would they do all these things? Why discriminate? These people were just desperate for money, I believe no one would want to sell their kidneys if it wasn’t for money. Isn’t time for the Nepali to unite and help each other instead of discriminating each other? It makes no sense, what good will it bring you if you continue discriminate them? Love not hate, just like Shakespeare once said: “We can do a lot with Hatred, but We can do more with Love”

  19. Jutika Lam on Mar 24, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    Reading the article above has triggered mix feelings in me.

    For starters I feel disgusted that the organ traffickers manipulated, lied and misled the victims in such a way.

    These traffickers literally took advantage of the victims urgent needs for money to buy land and a house and also the fact that the villagers weren’t educated well enough to know that once a kidney is gone, another one won’t grow back.

    On the other hand I feel sorry for the villagers who got tricked in to such a scam, it isn’t nice to be made used of and tricked in such a way.

    some may say it was ultimately their choice to go under the knife and yes it was but the reason why these villagers went under the knife and sold their organs was not for any other reason except to buy land and a house so that their family could have a roof over their heads, which as a parent is their responsibility.

    May the Nepal government soon take action against such organ brokers and put a stop to such activity.

  20. Sharon Ong on Mar 24, 2016 at 3:12 pm

    It’s really sad to see how extreme poverty has led many down this path. This makes me realise how fortunate we are. To have enough to eat, a decent roof over our heads and to be near the Dharma. I pray that one day soon, the people in this village will have enough sustenance, may they be blessed with inner and outer wealth.

    Thank you for sharing this, Rinpoche.

  21. Martin on Mar 24, 2016 at 6:31 am

    It is sad to read how poor these Nepali people are that they would do this and it is unconscionable that they are people who would prey on the poverty and misery of others. But actually we should no longer be shocked.

    There is a lot of suffering in the world. In one part of the world, the poor sell their organs to live, and in another, the affluent buy these organs so that they too, may preserve their life. Human beings do so much to try and live forever and yet before we know it we all perish.

    One the one hand we are shocked at how ‘foolish’ and/or desperate some people are to sell their body parts in exchange for material goods but when we think deeper we are all doing that – maybe not organs but our life-force, vital time, and good opportunities. We mortgage so much to gain so little and so temporarily. I do not say this to diminish the significance of how the poor people of Nepal suffer but in truth we are all in a bad state.

    I am very glad that recently KB and our Nepali friends were able to start a Gyalchen Dorje Shugden chapel in Nepal. I wish very much that many will come to know the Protector and come under his guidance and blessings.

  22. Stella Cheang on Mar 24, 2016 at 6:17 am

    Tears welled in my eyes when I read that “almost everyone in the village had sold their kidney”. Despite kidney organ trading being illegal in Nepal, the people in Hokse have to retort to selling it for an unfair fraction of the price the receiver is paying for it. People living in poverty and desperation are willing to risk and sacrifice their health for the sake of some form of stability in life. Organ broker seize the opportunity to exploit this vulnerability, to satisfy the demand where there are 90,000 people reportedly waiting for new organ a year, and they are willing to pay good bucks for an oCheang

    To me, this is not exactly the survival model I learnt in school (or anywhere for that matter). Just like prostitution in parts of the world near to home, people, out of poverty and desperation, are willing to be treated like a piece of meat. It is truly sad to know what my fellow human are willing to do in return for some form of stability.

    While an ideal solution may not be implemented immediately and take effect in day 1, but I hope over time, through awareness, education and governance, less people will be exploited.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. Something for me to ponder.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  23. Jason on Mar 24, 2016 at 2:37 am

    Sad to know organ trafficking happened in Nepal. Is this a collective karma for Nepalee people?Any channels to help them to rebuild their house?For long term, dharma practice should be apply to Nepalese people to purify karma.We are so lucky to stay in Malaysia which is free from any natural disaster.But we shouldn’t take it for granted and we should practice dharma to avoid rebirth in the poverty country with natural disaster in future life .
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring article.
    With folded hands,
    Jason

  24. Joy on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:04 am

    The rich always exploits the poor. This is another inhumane act we humans have succeeded in achieving and have shamelessly taken advantage of those we see or judge as lesser due to their financial state.

    It is most unfortunate for these poor humans who are born in such a state where they would have to consider selling their organs to make ends meat. It makes me ponder upon the karma they created to be in such a state. However the rich is no different, because they create the negative karma to be born in such a state to due to their action in cheating and taking someone’s organ as if their life is worth lesser than theirs. How this vicious cycle goes around.

    Some lessons to learn here… karma, reincarnation, gratitude for where we are now and awareness to always be appreciative, because if we think we got it bad then take a look at these people and how dare we complain.

    I hope this article will bring light to the disgusting trade of trafficking kidneys and eventually put a stop to it. This is the kind of thing we should BAN not the people faith and religion that does not harm others. I wish Nepal government would do more to protect their own people.

  25. Jen on Mar 23, 2016 at 10:29 pm

    It is saddened to see the fact that people have to trade their body parts just to secure a place to live and they were very unfortunate that the houses were destroyed during the earthquake. I hope that they receive help to rebuild their homes again. At the same time if people is willing to donate their organs, I guess this would cutoff the demand in black market.

  26. Chris Chong on Mar 23, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this article. This is very depressing to see what people in this particular village in Nepal had to go through just to obtain basic livelihood needs. It is even more depressing to know that all their sacrifices had been rendered useless when earthquake hits their home and destroyed their hard earned stone houses which they exchange it with their kidney or even their life .

    They are willing to give up their body parts just to obtain something worldly which cannot not help them when death comes. If they had dharma, things will be different. This reminded me of the consequences of non virtous actions that will result in being born into places that are so difficult to live and dharma is so hard to get.

    Humbly,
    Chris

  27. pukar on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:13 pm

    so sad 🙁 to see and know this heartbreaking condition of people in my nation that too so near from the Capital city.

    Really wish and pray that the triple gems flow compassion to all such victims of mass exploitation from inside and outside of Nepal

    Peace , love and healings
    thank you

    p

  28. Marchena A. Edmondo on Mar 23, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    Hi,
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  29. Pastor Moh Mei on Mar 23, 2016 at 8:29 am

    Trafficking of human body in various forms is nothing new. Some does it for money, some out of poverty and desperation and some are cheated.

    In some countries dead bodies are sold for medical researches and also sold illegally for skin, bones and tissues. Another popular form of human body trafficking is prostitution and mankind has a very very long history of prostitution. In many parts of the world prostitution became so widespread that some government felt the only way to tackle this social problem is to accept and legalized it. Prostitution is now legal in many countries across Europe and South America.

    Another popular parts of human body that is traded legally is our reproduction system. Fertility clinics and sperm banks are a norm these days. Some countries have even made surrogacy legal.

    Due to technological advancement in the medical field, body parts transplant is becoming popular. The rich does not wish to die and can often buy themselves a longer life. Waiting for donors take years and there is no guarantee. This created a huge black market for live body parts. Kidney is a popular one because apparently we only need one to live. Once this problem become widespread, I think it is only a matter of time before it is somewhat legalized. Iran is the only nation that allows organs to be bought and sold legally with Australia and Singapore recently legalized monetary compensation for living organ donors.

    It is sad what poverty and desperation can drive people to do for survival and it is equally sad what greed can drive people to do for material gain.

  30. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Mar 23, 2016 at 6:27 am

    This was disturbing to read because there is so much suffering for all involved.

    For those being exploited, it’s their lack of education and their poverty that leads them to being vulnerable. It’s the hopelessness of their situation where they don’t know any better and like everyone else, they just want a better life for their families but they are never in a position to create it for them. And then nature comes along and takes it all away anyway. They got cheated twice – first by man and then by nature, and in the end it was all for nothing.

    For those doing the exploitation, talk about an absolute poverty of spirit to be able to treat another human being as nothing more than an organ farm. How do you look at a person and think, “how much money can I make off of them?” What kind of mind does it take to think like that?

    Nepal is a country of dichotomies. Despite being such a spiritually-charged nation, there is this undercurrent of abuse and corruption that weaves its way through every aspect of daily life. If it’s not organ exploitation you’re vulnerable to, it’s sexual exploitation. If it’s not sexual exploitation, it’s labour exploitation and abuse in foreign countries by foreign employer.

    On the one hand, human life is held as sacred and there are so many rituals surrounding every stage of your life, from your birth to your death. On the other hand, it seems human life is also given very little value, with body parts being apparently worth around £1300.

    And life isn’t much better if you’re an animal either, between the Gadhimai festival and the one involving a goat being ripped apart

  31. JP on Mar 23, 2016 at 1:25 am

    It is frightening how others take advantage of the poor. Removing an organ is very high risk and often fatal. The poor are not educated and are not aware of the high risk. All they think of is making ends meet and for their family to survive.

    I can’t imagine how heavy the karma is for the people responsible for convincing the poor. To make matters worse for these victims, their houses are destroyed by the earthquake. It is beyond them to replace their homes.

    They need immediate financial assistance to get them through these extremely difficult times. Perhaps praying to Dorje Shugden in the meanwhile would also help them.

  32. Louise Lee on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:03 pm

    人生无常。我们一生拼命的赚钱养家,拥有了许多外在的东西。无论多或少,大或小,都付出了所有的力气。相信 Nepal 的朋友也一样。一场地震,让大家无家可归,提心吊胆,短短的几分钟,让大家同一时间失去一切,花了很多时间赚回来的一切。

    今天看了仁波切的分享,让我更加的惭愧。商人为了钱还要落井下石,试法游说单纯的居民卖肾。嗨。。。叹气。。。

    当别人有困难的时候,我们应该想办法帮忙,分享如何短时间站起来, 而不是想办法利用别人。可悲的现代人!

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:31 PM
    Rejoice to those able to witness such an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong . A privilege for many fortunate ones, to witness to our Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden and Karcho Marpo, via the Panglung oracle in full trance, which is very rare. The very first time opened to public and is a tremendous blessing and great merits for all. Panglung Kuten (oracle) was the most famous oracle of Kache Marpo and Dorje Shugden before 1959 in Tibet. Tibet has an ancient and popular tradition of oracles which involves Dharma Protector to descend into a human oracle. Panglung kuten is a very well-known oracle of over 7 great Dharma protectors, who are able to enter him, take full control of his body and speech. Many people from Tibet, Nepal , India and over the world came to seek accurate prophecies, advise and healing from this well- known oracle. For me been able to watch the video is a blessing and pictures tells me a thousand words as I only came to know Kechara in 2016.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:15 PM
    Many Dharma practitioners rely on Dharma protectors when they seek protection . Dharma protectors play various roles in different aspects of Buddhism . The practice of Dharma protectors has evolved through a long history in India and Tibet. In all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism history, various forceful spirits were tamed by great figures like Guru Rinpoche to become protectors of Buddhism. The purpose of this Dharma Protector practice is to remove obstacles and gather all favourable conditions for their spiritual practice. Within the Nyingma tradition they have Rahula as one of Dharma protectors, Ekajati as the main protector of the Dzogchen teachings while Dorje Shugden is Gelupa Dharma protector and there so many others dharma protectors been practice. Each of the wrathful forms of each protectors varies , depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard practitioners from dangers and enemies. Dharma protectors has benefited countless of sentient beings , granting protection wisdom, material needs and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Niral for this knowledgeable post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dharma-protectors-of-tibetan-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:12 PM
    Begtse Chen is one of the main protectors of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism and especially revered in Mongolia. The origin of Begtse Chen can be traced to a pre-Buddhist deity in 16th century . Begtse Chen is the main protector associated with the Hayagriva cycle of Tantric Deity meditation practice.
    In Tibetan Buddhism Begtse is believed to have originated in India. The practice entered Tibet with Nyen Lotsawa in the 11th century. As a protector deity that does battle with the forces of evil and the wicked and guards the righteous and faithful . His terrifying, monstrous face it appearance serves only to frighten demons and dark spirits away and serves as a beacon of justice as well as a guardian of wisdom to all who see and revere him. Their wrathful forms depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard everyone from dangers and enemies. Interesting read to understand better of this Dharma Protector.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-dharma-protector-begtse-chen.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 04:33 PM
    This story is very inspiring.Plants are very important nowadays as we, humans, require oxygen to live. The confidence level in the man has influenced him to change the barren land to a place filled with thousand of various plants.
    Youngsters should take this man as a role model not only for planting trees but for the confidence in him. Not only confidence, but even loaded of courage in him.Thank you very much for the good and inspiring article.

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  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jan 22. 2020 04:38 PM
    As we can see in the video these people can help others through these powers , such abilities can also be developed through reciting mantras consistently on a daily basis.It is really interesting of to understand the existing of psychic, which may come from birth or by disaster like lightning.
    Always fascinated by people who have psychic powers. Wonder how it feels like to be able to know and see things the way they do. Personally I don’t know anyone with this ability.Thank you very much for this interesting and educational article.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:09 PM
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing all the wonderful encounters of shopping with Rinpoche. As we know Rinpoche rarely goes shopping for himself but as gifts for various students. Reading this post simply have me thinking, one must be observant to develop knowledge, and to apply what we read from the Lamrim topics into our lives. Being observant of our surroundings and practicing situational awareness at all times.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-the-shopping-experience-with-rinpoche
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:08 PM
    nteresting ….in Tibetan culture wild mushrooms spotted is a symbol of good luck. At Kechara Forest Retreat ,H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s private garden, mushrooms been spotted which is considered a good omen something good or arrival of good news , very auspicious symbol. Associated with nature and the beauty of the forest, having mushrooms popping up on one garden is rare and is very auspicious in Tibetan Buddhism, which will represent the Dharma will flourish in the near future. It’s indeed an auspicious sign.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/an-auspicious-omen-in-kechara-forest-retreat
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:02 PM
    Religion should not come into politics as it is not one religion among other. These two should not mixed together or the results would be catastrophic To these days religion and politics seem to be all mixed up. It is happening to the present day where the Tibetan Leadership is against the Dorje Shugden practice. Its far too long the Dorje Shugden controversy been going on which is unnecessary and illogical causing sufferings, disharmony , discrimination and so forth among practitioners and non-practitioners. The Tibetan people should be given religious freedom to practise how and what they want. The Dalai Lama who promotes peace and harmony should do more to help those affected by the ban and not specking against them causing confusion. Hopefully the previous advice against Dorje Shugden should be retracted for the sake of a peace and harmony. It would be wonderful if Dalai Lama could have discussion with the Chinese leadership to solve the present problems once for all. China is a great and powerful nation, it would be good to have a good closer relationship . May Dalai Lama live long and back to his homeland Tibet soon. And may Dalai Lama lift the ban against Dorje Shugden .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/study-groups/its-all-done-without-money.html

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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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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 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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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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
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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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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