Journey to Shar Gaden Monastery (2019): Making offerings to the sangha

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Kecharians with His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende, the abbot emeritus and other Shar Gaden monks who assisted them greatly during their stay

In mid-March, a small group of Kecharians journeyed to Shar Gaden Monastery in Mundgod, South India with an exciting mission ahead of them. They were on their way to represent His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara in making an offering to all 650 monks of the monastery. The trip was a smooth one, an uneventful four-hour flight to Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport where they were warmly received by Shar Gaden monks, followed by a 10-hour drive to Mundgod in the monastery’s vehicles.

Ooi Beng Kooi, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s changtso (manager) updating Kensur Rinpoche on Kechara’s latest works

The next few days were spent rekindling old connections and making new ones. The Kecharians kicked off the trip with an audience with the esteemed abbot emeritus of Shar Gaden Monastery, His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende who has been extremely supportive of Tsem Rinpoche’s work for many years now. Representing Tsem Rinpoche, Ooi Beng Kooi updated Kensur Rinpoche on the latest works in Kechara that had taken place since his last visit to Malaysia. This included the latest release of Tsem Rinpoche’s biography, The Promise, which had been updated to include more about Tsem Rinpoche’s relationship with Dorje Shugden.

Kensur Rinpoche was extremely happy to see the group and gifted everyone with a small Shakyamuni statue, flowers and a khata (traditional silk scarf). When the Kecharians arrived, Kensur Rinpoche had just completed three days of ordaining monks and conferring upon them the gelong vows of a fully ordained monk (as opposed to getsul, or novice monk, vows). The monks had each been presented with a Shakyamuni statue, flowers and khata; to mark what Kensur Rinpoche saw as the auspicious timing of the Kecharian group’s arrival, he wished to gift the same to them.

Updating Domo Geshe Chocktrul Rinpoche on Kechara’s latest works

The team was also granted an audience with His Eminence Domo Geshe Chocktrul Rinpoche. It had been a number of years since they had last seen Domo Geshe Rinpoche who, now about 17 years old, listened thoughtfully as Beng Kooi explained some of Kechara’s latest productions. Beng Kooi showed Domo Geshe Rinpoche postcards created from the Rimé thangkas and different Dorje Shugden styles that Tsem Rinpoche had conceptualised, as well as a comic book about the benefits of Dorje Shugden practice which had been published just before the trip.

Kecharians with Gen Phende, the new changtso of Trijang Ladrang

These same items, and more, were presented and explained to Gen Phende, the new changtso (manager) of Trijang Ladrang, whom the team were connecting with for the first time. Gen Phende had been appointed to the position after the passing of the beloved late Gen Chonzey, a devoted student of His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. During the meeting, Gen Phende shared that he has known Tsem Rinpoche for many years; back in the 1990s, when Gen Phende was trying to learn English, he and another monk approached Tsem Rinpoche for help. Although Tsem Rinpoche was very busy, Gen Phende said that Rinpoche agreed to help them and instructed them to learn the alphabet first. Gen Phende said no sooner had he mastered his ABCs and how to write addresses, that Tsem Rinpoche moved to Malaysia, putting an end to his English education.

The Kecharian team also met Gen Kunga, an old friend who serves as the changtso of His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, as well as the monastery’s current umze (leader chanter), who was a member of Shar Gaden Monastery’s previous changtsokhang (administration).

The changtsokhang are the monastery’s representatives who are elected into the position by the Sangha community. For everything that was accomplished on this trip to South India, the fact is it would not have been possible without the assistance of the new administration. It was this new changtsokhang which arranged for the entire monastery to do a puja, and it was their suggestion to dedicate an all-day Dukkar puja to Tsem Rinpoche and his students. Gen Gelek Dorje, the main changtso, explained they had chosen Dukkar because it is extremely effective in clearing obstacles towards the accomplishment of our secular and spiritual goals.

JP and Li Kim making offerings of kuyong (token monetary offering) and a portrait of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were also offered to all of the monks, who did an all-day recitation of Dukkar puja in gratitude for the offering

At this puja, the Kecharians had the opportunity to offer breakfast, lunch and dinner to all 650 monks of Shar Gaden Monastery, sponsored by Tsem Rinpoche, Kechara and its members. Each monk was also offered a kuyong (token monetary offering) as well as a portrait of His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche. The puja was even attended by Kensur Rinpoche, who kindly accepted our invitation for him to join the puja in spite of his busy schedule.

Making traditional offerings of body, speech and mind to His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende

To this day, although Kensur Rinpoche has stepped down as the abbot, he continues to be deeply involved in monastic affairs, offering advice to the new changtsokhang when they have new ideas or projects, and when they are faced with unfamiliar situations. Highly respected by the monks, Kensur Rinpoche teaches constantly, passing on his wealth of knowledge and experience to a new generation; as a teacher who was directly educated by the greats like His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, Kensur Rinpoche hails from a generation of traditionally-trained senior monks that is growing smaller in number as the years go by. Masters of his scholarship, learning and qualities are becoming increasingly rare and so his teachings are invaluable to the younger generation. His presence in the Dukkar puja, and the opportunity to make offerings directly to him, was indeed appreciated by everyone.

Gen Gelek Dorje (the main changtso of Shar Gaden Monastery) assists Li Kim in making body, speech and mind offerings to the throne of His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche

As per tradition, Beng Kooi, Phng Li Kim and JP Thong entered the gompa (prayer hall) and offered three prostrations to the Sangha community. With Gen Gelek’s assistance, they then made traditional offerings of body, speech and mind to the thrones of His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa and to Kensur Rinpoche. After the body, speech and mind offerings were made, Beng Kooi, Li Kim and JP offered the kuyong and portrait of Tsem Rinpoche to every single monk, while the younger monks made a mad dash for the monastery kitchen, returning with buckets of bread, pails full of dhal and pots of tea.

As a mark of respect, the first portion of food and tea was offered to Kensur Rinpoche before the remaining monks were served, in order of seniority. This was the lunch offering; that day, the breakfast offering had already taken place and later in the evening, dinner was also going to be offered by Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara. For the Kecharians there, the events in the gompa were definitely a familiar sight; for over three decades, Rinpoche has supported the Sangha and monastery, after receiving an instruction from Dorje Shugden to always do so. As a result of this instruction, Rinpoche has extended extensive assistance to the monastery, raising funds for their many projects and making countless offerings.

This photograph was taken decades ago in Gaden Shartse Monastery. The photograph captures just one of countless occasions when the Dalai Lama's representative (donjo) in Mundgod would visit Tsem Rinpoche in an official capacity, representing the Tibetan government to request for Rinpoche's assistance in various projects and fundraising initiatives for the Tibetan monasteries and lay community. To respect the fact the donjo represents His Holiness the Dalai Lama, a small carpet would be placed beneath the donjo's feet.

This photograph was taken decades ago in Tsem Rinpoche’s house (Tsem Ladrang) in Gaden Shartse Monastery. The photograph captures just one of countless occasions when the Dalai Lama’s representative (donjo) in Mundgod would visit Tsem Rinpoche in an official capacity, representing the Tibetan government to request for Rinpoche’s assistance in various projects and fundraising initiatives for the Tibetan monasteries and lay community. To respect the fact the donjo represents His Holiness the Dalai Lama, a small carpet would be placed beneath the donjo’s feet.

For many years, Rinpoche raised millions of rupees to assist not just the monasteries, but also the lay Tibetan community. Very frequently, the funds were raised at the request of the Dalai Lama’s representative in Mundgod (donjo) who would personally visit Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastery. It was not a social call; the donjo would come in an official capacity, representing His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government to request Rinpoche’s assistance in various projects and fundraising initiatives.

Through the funds he raised, Rinpoche supported hospitals, old folks’ homes, nunneries, installed water pumps, sponsored important milk-giving buffaloes and cows, repaired schools, renovated monks’ houses, had food delivered to the poor, helped to stock up clinics, sponsored Tibetan villagers and families, and even Indian schools. In some cases, Tsem Rinpoche even raised the funds to build entire houses for some monks. Rinpoche sponsored many monks’ medical treatments and their ongoing medication, and found many monks the personal sponsorship they needed. All of this is in addition to the statues, food and robes that Rinpoche offered to and sponsored for the monasteries.

Oftentimes, Rinpoche would go to the recipients’ homes himself, especially the lay people, and personally deliver cooking ingredients, clothes, etc. Many monks remember Rinpoche going to the Tibetan government’s old folks’ homes and delivering soft foods requested by the residents, going so far as to mash the food and hand-feed those unable to sit up and eat for themselves. All of this was going on even before the split in 2008, when Gaden Shartse Monastery was still whole and not divided into Shar Gaden Monastery (who practise Dorje Shugden) and Gaden Shartse Monastery (who do not). Of course, once the Dorje Shugden ban was implemented, all of the help that the Dorje Shugden-practising lama Tsem Rinpoche extended to the Tibetan community was conveniently ignored and never spoken about again, much less were there any discussions about returning any of the aid. What does it say about a leadership that they would willingly accept financial assistance from someone they discriminate against? It is a poor reflection of the leadership when a person’s monetary contributions are acceptable and ‘clean’ while the contributor themselves is not accepted and considered ‘unclean’ solely for their practice of Dorje Shugden.

The tenkhang (Protector chapel) where the Choyang Dulzin Oracle of Gaden took countless trances of Dorje Shugden to give teachings and advice. The tenkhang used to belong to Gaden Shartse Monastery. After the split of the monastery in 2008, guardianship of the tenkhang was transferred to the newly-formed Shar Gaden Monastery who kept up their practice of Dorje Shugden.

But back then, before Gaden Shartse Monastery split into two monasteries, one of the places Rinpoche frequently visited and prayed at was the tenkhang, or Protector chapel of Dorje Shugden. On this trip, Kecharians also had the precious opportunity to visit the tenkhang, to pay homage to the holy clay Dorje Shugden statue that was handmade by His Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. The tenkhang is where the Oracle of Gaden, Choyang Dulzin Kuten, took countless trances of Dorje Shugden to tirelessly give Dharma teachings and dispense invaluable advice to the benefit of hundreds of thousands of sentient beings. The tenkhang used to be a part of Gaden Shartse Monastery until the monastery split in 2008 as a result of the unethical ban on Dorje Shugden. At this point, guardianship of the chapel was transferred from Gaden Shartse Monastery to the then-newly formed Shar Gaden Monastery.

The 2008 split also saw the removal of the sacred Dorje Shugden statue from Gaden Lachi, and its subsequent installation in the upper floor of the tenkhang. Gaden Lachi is the combined prayer hall where all the monks from Gaden Shartse and Gaden Jangtse Monasteries gather together to attend pujas, teachings and other events involving both colleges. What is incredible is that for decades, the statue was inside Gaden Lachi and therefore for decades, thousands of monks prostrated to Dorje Shugden whenever they entered Gaden Lachi. Once the practice was banned however, it was suddenly no longer acceptable to keep the statue inside Gaden Lachi. If Dorje Shugden is a so-called evil spirit, as claimed by the Tibetan leadership, then what happened to the thousands of monks who prostrated for years to this statue? Did they all break their refuge vows in doing so? It is ludicrous to suggest that amongst the thousands of monks, there was not a single person who had the clairvoyance to see what the Tibetan leadership claims is Dorje Shugden’s true nature. This example is just one of many instances that demonstrate how illogical it is for the Tibetan leadership to accuse Dorje Shugden of being a so-called evil spirit.

This holy statue of Dorje Shugden was handmade by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Kecharians had the honour to catch a glimpse of the normally-covered statue after offering pearls which were sponsored by Tsem Rinpoche, Kechara and its members.

Well, the Kecharians had no issues prostrating to the statue! In fact, they even grabbed the opportunity to make abundant pearl offerings onto the holy image. Sponsored by some very kind individuals, the pearls had been carried from Malaysia to be offered onto Dorje Shugden to generate merit. The monks kindly opened up the normally-closed altar so that Li Kim, JP and Beng Kooi could climb up to make the offering. A short puja was then performed to dedicate the merits to Rinpoche and to the sponsors.

In between meetings, there was also the monastic compound to explore. For some of them, it was their first time back in Gaden after the split and what they found was a pretty bewildering situation. Gaden Shartse Monastery is literally walking distance from Shar Gaden Monastery, with just one wall separating the two institutions. You can have one foot on Shar Gaden Monastery soil and the other foot simultaneously on Gaden Shartse Monastery land; it is not at all difficult to walk past multiple buildings belonging to Gaden Shartse Monastery, before stumbling across a single Shar Gaden Monastery property. Along the main road, it is hard to distinguish if a monk belongs to Gaden Shartse Monastery or Shar Gaden Monastery; with both wearing the exact same maroon robes, going to their classes, debates or pujas, there is no discernible difference save the fact one practises Dorje Shugden, and the other does not.

It really gave a sense of how painful the events of 2008 must have been, for lifelong friendships and student-teacher relationships to be torn apart as a result of the Dorje Shugden ban imposed by the Tibetan leadership. It was a sombre reminder of the devastating consequences when politics are allowed to interfere in religion and spirituality. How happy and idyllic it must have been before 1996, when everyone had the freedom to do whatever practices their gurus gave them, without any interference, worry or fear that they might be blacklisted or discriminated against for their beliefs.

Being aware of this meant the trip ended on a slightly bittersweet note. For us, it is very nice to go on pilgrimage to a place where many pure monks are still living, learning and practising. But for the people actually living there, subjected to the diktats of their leadership, their lives are marred by the knowledge that at any time, trouble can once again come from the Tibetan leadership based in Dharamsala, North India. So as long as the Dorje Shugden ban is in place, they can never practise in peace, totally free from distractions. Until the Dorje Shugden ban is lifted and the most obvious rift – the split between Shar Gaden and Shartse Monasteries – is healed, this will always be the case. The split between Shartse and Shar Gaden Monasteries is all the more ugly because it is, in reality, a split between blood brothers and well, how can any Sangha family be at peace when brothers are forced into opposing corners by their leadership? So for the people of Shartse and Shar Gaden Monasteries, there is no peace.

No sooner had the trip started that the team found themselves homeward bound, spiritually invigorated by the pilgrimage and feeling like their mission had been accomplished. As the cars left the monastery gates, the sonorous chanting of the Shar Gaden monks filled the air. It so happened that the monks were doing their dakhang, or monthly puja to Dorje Shugden. Was it a happy coincidence, or a sign from Dorje Shugden to show how pleased he was that Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara continue to support the Sangha? Either way, it was indeed an auspicious ending to an overall happy and successful trip.

The Writers Team

 

Journey to Shar Gaden Monastery (2019):
Making offerings to the Sangha

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More photographs from the trip

 

Phng Li Kim and Venerable Geshe Kelsang
(དགེ་བཤེས་བསྐལ་བཟང་ལགས།) show us Shar Gaden Monastery’s
tenkhang Dorje Shugden chapel (2019; English and བོད་སྐད།)

(English – 00:00) Author and celebrity host Phng Li Kim visits Shar Gaden Monastery’s Dorje Shugden tenkhang (Protector chapel) and gives a brief explanation about the background and significance of the tenkhang.

(བོད་སྐད། 05:03) དགེ་བཤེས་བསྐལ་བཟང་ལགས་ཀྱིས་ང་ཚོ་ལ་ཤར་དགའ་ལྡན་ནང་ཡོད་པའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་གྱི་རྟེན་ཁང་འགྲེལ་བཤད་བྱེད་ཅིང་རྟེན་ཁང་༼སྲུང་མ་ཁང་།༽ གི་འགྲེལ་བཤད་དང་རྒྱབ་ལྗོངས་མདོར་བསྡུས་རྒྱག་བཞིན་པ།

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  1. Samfoonheei on Aug 22, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    It’s a great experience where a small group of Kechatians of a live time going on a meritorious journey to Shar Gaden Monastery in Mundgod, South India . On behalf of His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara in making an offerings to all 650 monks of the monastery. Wow…..that’s really wonderful , looking through at those beautiful pictures tell us a thousands words.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

  2. Harold Musetescu on Jun 7, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche
    Thank you for this article that includes a piece on H.E. Domo Geshe Rinpoche.
    I have sent an email to H.E. Domo Geshe Rinpoche asking him about the female Dharmapala Shangmo Dorje Putri.
    He made her a Dharmapala in 1902 and placed her into Kache Marpo’s retinue.
    If Shangmo Dojre Putri is a full member of Dorje Shugden’s retinue that would make two Dharmapalas H.E. Domo Geshe Rinpoche has placed into Dorje Shugden’s retinue.
    Thank you Rinpoche for your article in 2016 about Shangmo Dorje Shugden.
    I pray for your long life and continued success with this website.
    Your servant.
    Harold

  3. Pastor Shin Tan on May 17, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    Beautiful billboard just came up in our hometown of Bentong where Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) in Malaysia is located. All of us in Bentong are warm, simple and very friendly people. Our beautiful billboard depicts Dorje Shugden statue in KFR and Dorje Shugden is a hero (pahlawan) and a powerful being from Tibet. He is highly respected for giving great inspirations and blessings from his life story.~Tsem Rinpoche- See more beautiful pictures- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4

    这个美丽的布告板刚在我们的家乡——文冬安装好。文冬是克切拉禅修林的所在地。我们文冬人热情、朴实和友善。我们美丽的布告板描绘着禅修林里的多杰雄登像,而多杰雄登是位英雄,也是一位来自西藏强大的守护者。从他的生平我们得知他因赐人加持和灵感而备受尊崇。詹仁波切- 点击链接查看更多图片: https://bit.ly/2ThOvVa

    Dorje Shugden billboard

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  4. Pastor Albert on Apr 8, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    In the history, even till today, whenever politics involved into a religion, things will get ugly and it will become worst still if Politics are taking charge of a religion.

    People who want to enter into their spiritual practice is because they want to eliminate the sufferings, they want liberation and to go to the path of enlightenment. But when politics involved, they will get distracted and creating more and more sufferings for themselves and to others, like being harmed, being killed, etc. Religion is for being kind and compassion, but politic is all about benefiting our own and nothing else. Both of this is contradict, it should not even involve each other.

    Personally I find this quite ridiculous, when we do our own practice in our own premise, it doesn’t disturb anyone, it doesn’t harm anyone, but then, we have to fight for our right to continue our practice which it does not involved anyone beside ourselves. Hopefully this ban can be lifted soonest, then the monks from Shar Gaden and Gaden Shartze can be friends again, they don’t have to suffer from separation anymore.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the videos, it reminded me so much of my trip to Gaden Monastery previously, is was such a great experience visiting the Monastery, and very very fortunate to be able to make offerings to the sangha community.

  5. Samfoonheei on Apr 7, 2019 at 12:13 pm

    Offering to the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha is an unbelievable act which we could create unbelievable merits. Rejoice to the small group of Kecharians . It’s a life time affairs, if not for the group of Kecharians going to make offerings to the sangha at Shar Gaden Monastery in Mundgod, South India ,we would not have a chance to see the Holy statue of Dorje Shugden handmade by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Those Kecharians are so fortunate able to catch a glimpse of Holy statue which is normally-covered . They were given the opportunity to offer pearls which were sponsored by Tsem Rinpoche, and other kind sponsors. Wow they even offer breakfast, lunch and dinner to all 650 monks of Shar Gaden Monastery. Rejoice. They did offered a token monetary offering to each monk as well as a portrait of His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche. Wonderful ……the Kecharians have also an audience with H E Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende, H E Domo Geshe Chocktrul Rinpoche and meeting the new changtso of Trijang Ladrang Gen Phende.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers team for sharing such a beautiful experience in Mundgod, South India.

  6. cc on Apr 6, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    🙏🙏🙏🙏
    Rejoice. Happy to see this.

  7. Losang Tenpa on Apr 6, 2019 at 1:39 pm

    Very happy to see this.
    Peace to all.
    May Rinpoche live long and continue to benefit all living beings.

  8. Yee Yin on Apr 6, 2019 at 1:52 am

    Making offerings and helping the monasteries are what Tsem Rinpoche loves to do. Over the years, Tsem Rinpoche has made a lot of offerings and raised a lot of funds for the monasteries. Tsem Rinpoche always asks the students to support the Sangha community and monasteries. He is creating an opportunity for the students to collect merits.

    When Tsem Rinpoche was still in Gaden Shartse Monastery, under the instruction of Lati Rinpoche, he came to Malaysia to raise funds for the construction of the monk’s quarter. When Tsem Rinpoche successful raised the funds and offered the money to the monasteries, Lati Rinpoche was so touched that he cried. This was just one of the many things Tsem Rinpoche has helped to raised funds for.

    This is so wonderful that Tsem Rinpoche and the student made offerings again to the monastery. Monks in Shar Gaden were very happy to see the representative of Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara, it must be that Tsem Rinpoche has helped the monastery a lot and they are very appreciative to Tsem Rinpoche and the students. It is very meritorious for us to make offerings to the Sangha community as we are helping with the preservation and spreading of Buddha Dharma. In addition, we can also collect a tremendous amount of merits that are necessary for our spiritual practice.

  9. Harold Musetescu on Apr 5, 2019 at 10:14 am

    So wonderful to see all the photos of H.E. Domo Geshe Rinpoche.

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    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:37 AM
    The 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden

    This is the prayer to Dorje Shugden as composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Dungkar Monastery of Domo Geshe Rinpoche. It is good to recite daily or when in need of help. You can see in the prayer His Holiness enthrones Dorje Shugden as the “supreme collected nature of all Gurus and Protective Deities and requests to grant siddhis” (attainments). Ordinary spirits cannot grant siddhis therefore in this prayer, Dalai Lama recognized Dorje Shugden as a superior being who can grant two types of siddhis. Ordinary and extra-ordinary siddhis. His Holiness surely could not be tricked by a spirit. His Holiness saw Dorje Shugden as a superior being embodying the gurus and Protective Deities who can grant two types of siddhis.

    Read of the 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/14DalaiLamaDSPrayer
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:32 AM
    The Fourth Takpu, Pema Vajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub

    Apart from his visions related to Dorje Shugden, Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub is said to have had numerous other mystical experiences. During a stay at Chubzang he had a vision of the sixty-two deity body mandala of Heruka Cakrasamvara, from whom he received the four initiations (dbang bzhi). He was also able to reveal the location of a sacred cave called Takten (rtag brtan) near Chubzang, which is related to Heruka. During a retreat at the Nyang caves (nyang phug) near Samye Monastery (bsam yas), he had a vision of Padmasambhava, his consorts, and his entourage of disciples. Although this may be interpreted as contradictory to the often perceived sectarian nature of this lineage, Padmasambhava appears to have been held in high regard. Trijang Lobzang Tendzin Gyatso, for example, also bestowed Padmasambhava empowerments and related teachings.

    Read about this great visionary Master who left precious legacies of practices: http://bit.ly/TakpuPemaVajra
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:35 PM
    Happy to see so many people attended this Dorje Shugden puja in Malacca Chapel . May more people know about Dorje Shugden Chapel to receive his blessings.It so happened to be in a historical and peak street of Malacca center point.
    May Dorje Shugden’s practice spread to all direction to benefit many more people in Malacca. As Malacca is a tourist destination for many tourist from all over the world. Thank you very much for sharing this article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/36lnXIA
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:01 PM
    Rob Lowe is a famous actor and celebrity from Hollywood who has starred in such films as St Elmo’s Fire and also the very popular hit TV series The West Wing. Recently he and his sons did a series called The Lowe Files which is something like an X Files series. The family investigates strange happenings, occurrences, mysterious creatures, supernatural lore, unsolved mysteries and the like. Between the three of them, Rob Lowe has previously said that they have varying levels of skepticism. While Rob Lowe is more ready to believe in supernatural phenomenon, his sons profess to be more grounded and skeptical than their father.

    But with a show that focuses on such topics, of course it was only a matter of time that they covered Bigfoot. I was pleasantly surprised to see this episode because not many people, especially famous people, want to be associated with this genre of investigation. Let’s be honest – society thinks that people who investigate things like poltergeists and Bigfoot are generally regarded as a little different and quirky. So for someone who is famous to openly investigate, talk about and be interested in Bigfoot, is good for the field of investigation which is known as cryptozoology.

    Read more about Rob Lowe Face-To-Face with Bigfoot
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 02:02 PM
    Even though John Lennon has passed away but his songs continue to bring positivity in people’s life. Famous people are very influential to the public, some choose to use their fame to give people a positive influence, such as John Lennon. What we want, we have to fight for it and do something to make it happens. If we want peace, we have to start with ourselves, we can’t expect it from other people.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/how-i-got-into-john-lennon.html
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:50 PM
    Scores of tap water samples from more than a dozen nations were analysed by scientists for an investigation by Orb Media, who shared the findings with the Guardian. Overall, 83 per cent of the samples were contaminated with plastic fibres.

    The new analyses indicate the ubiquitous extent of microplastic contamination in the global environment. Previous work has been largely focused on plastic pollution in the oceans, which suggests people are eating microplastics via contaminated seafood.

    Mahon said there were two principal concerns: very small plastic particles and the chemicals or pathogens that microplastics can harbour. “If the fibres are there, it is possible that the nanoparticles are there too that we can’t measure,” she said. “Once they are in the nanometre range they can really penetrate a cell and that means they can penetrate organs, and that would be worrying.

    Read more about Do you know what you are drinking? http://bit.ly/2t2LnnU
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:40 PM
    One of the global fashion powerhouses which is Gucci is going to stop using fur for its fashion in 2018. Not only that but whatever they have remaining which is fur, they will auction off and donate the proceeds to organisations against animal cruelty.

    I was so happy to hear this news! It is good when brands are self-aware and recognise the role they play in providing a demand for these cruel industries. These lead to the suffering of many animals before their painful deaths.

    For such a huge global brand to make this decision must mean there is a demand for cruelty-free fashion, and they know they can remain a viable business even if they don’t offer fur. So it is also good that when consumers apply pressure to other brands, to let them know they will still buy into the clothing even if there is no fur. From the side of the consumer and the side of the producer, both can work together in this way to eradicate fur farms and cruelty to animals.

    Read more about Do you know what Gucci did? at http://bit.ly/38k8FWl
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:33 PM
    Every time we walk into a store and buy something made from leather, we are directly contributing towards the cruelty enacted upon these poor animals. Please everyone, please stop supporting cruelty towards animals, they are sentient living beings too who feel love and pain. Can you imagine yourself being skinned alive? Just the thought of it is painful, but this is what is happening to these animals, they are being skinned alive! And to add salt on wound, their limbs are cut off to prevent them from escaping, and all of these is done without anaesthetic, so you can imagine how painful and traumatic it is for the poor animals.

    Please share this article with as many friends as you can to create awareness towards animal cruelty. Let’s stand up for these animals who cannot express themselves through words. Please always be kind to the animals, please always be kind to ourselves and stop hurting others.

    Read more about Where Does Leather Come From? at http://bit.ly/2PtYmXl
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:28 PM
    Today, life is very different, “a giant leap for mankind” to borrow the words of astronaut Neil Armstrong. Tibetans have much more freedom to develop their abilities and opportunity to use them to their fullest. For example, Jampa Ringzin who certainly has the talent for sports, has had the opportunity to develop his baseball skills and as importantly, has been able to access the job he has now been recruited into, at a world class level. Under the old structure in Tibet, he would not have these similar opportunities or choice. This is really human development.

    Many other Tibetans are very important examples of people who encompass what the New Tibet is today – a place full of potential to live a long, healthy and creative life, to be knowledgeable, and to have access to resources needed for a decent standard of living. And there is better news. Once these ABCs of human development are there, they open up opportunities for progress in other aspects of life.

    We all know that no one can guarantee human happiness, and the choices people make are pretty much their own concern. But the process of human development, at its most basic, should create an environment for people, individually and collectively, to develop to their full potential and to have a reasonable chance of leading productive and creative lives that they value. This, the New Tibet provides. A new Tibet for Tibetans without the failing Central Tibetan Administration (Tibetan refugee governing body) in Dharamsala, North India.

    Read more about Why are these Tibetans successful without the CTA? at http://bit.ly/2lNt4zl
  • Anonymous
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:09 PM
    Thank you, Martin for sharing these incredible accurate explanations of how Rinpoche help each and every single sentient being that he came across. Rinpoche was indeed a bodhisattva with a thousand arms that had the ability to do many things at once and yet precise. Rinpoche also have the ability to handle so many different kinds of neurosis in his students and dissect them down to the core of the problem and then heal it. There is no one in the world that I have met that can do and willing to do such a thing. May Rinpoche take a swift rebirth and come back to us.

    http://bit.ly/2sfWARn
  • Sofi
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:48 PM
    Padmasambhava

    he monk Santaraksita suggests to King Trisong Detsen (khri srong lde brtsan, c. 742-800) that he invite Padmasambhava to assist with the founding of Samye (bsam yas), Tibet’s first Buddhist monastery. On his arrival, the master offers a series of prophecies and tames Tibet’s local spirits who are resisting the introduction of Buddhism. The Testament of Wa also has the master overseeing several irrigation projects in the area around Samye. Such details have led some scholars to suggest that irrigation, and the spirit taming that would have entailed, may have been an area of particular expertise for the master.

    Learn more of Padmasambhava’s great feats: http://bit.ly/PadmasambhavaMaster
  • Sofi
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:31 PM
    Sunrise Dorje Shugden Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat

    This morning, I invited the people who I saw were up and around for a morning sunrise Dorje Shugden wisdom puja. Although the sun had already risen, there was still a lot of mist. We went to the highest point in Kechara Forest Retreat which has very good views and is surrounded by green hills. We first went to the beautiful Manjushri image and made prayers and recited mantras, then circumambulated. Then we proceeded to begin the puja in the grassy area on Manjushri Hill. We had a lovely puja and it was very nice to have the students who were awake and around to join as they are spiritual people. Afterwards we all went to Manjushri fish pond and circumambulated there too.

    Visit here to learn what Rinpoche shared: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/sunrise-dorje-shugden-puja-in-kechara-forest-retreat.html
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:27 PM
    Watching the videos gave us a good explanation and information all about Witches. For the last 400 years witches had misrepresented and suffered prejudice against through history.
    We should not being afraid of them and we must respect them. Witches are not as creepy as we though.Thank you for this good sharing.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/35aaIuo
  • nicholas
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 05:00 PM
    Loma Gyonma, known as Pita Parnasvari in Sanskrit, is one of the most efficacious healing Buddhas within Tibetan Buddhism. Her name literally means “The Mountain Mendicant Wearing Leaves”. She is also known as “Leafy Clothing Kuan Yin” in some traditions and is considered an emanation of the Buddha Tara. She manifests as a deity that has mastered all the mysteries of the forest and therefore nature, which she taps into to pacify and subjugate all illnesses, their causes, destroys harmful spirits and enriches our lives with good health. Therefore Loma Gyonma is known for her tremendous ability to heal all sorts of diseases.

    As the emanation of Tara, Loma Gyonma is regarded as Lhamo Rithrodma, the 20th Tara as mentioned in the “Praise to the Twenty One Taras”. The praise to Lhamo Rithrodma states that her right eye emits blazing rays of light that burns away all the lords of diseases and epidemics.

    The word “savari” in Sanskrit refers to the ancient Savara tribe who were known to wears skirts made of grass and peacock feathers and hunted with bows and arrows. Due to their culture which was heavily based on nature, they were known to be masters of the healing medicinal properties of herbs and plants.

    Learn more about Loma Gyonma at http://bit.ly/353Ctol
  • nicholas
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 04:53 PM
    Nageshvaraja is also sometimes called Nagaraja. His name literally means ‘Tathagatha King of the Nagas’, known as ‘Luwang Gyalpo’ in Tibetan. He is also one of the 35 Confessional Buddhas as listed within the Mahayana Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps that we prostrate to in order to purify heavy negative actions.

    On October 21, 2017 Kechara had the merits to invite the holy statue of Buddha Nageshvaraja to our land. A group of Kecharians gathered to welcome Nageshvaraja and together they cleaned, washed and polished the statue. Meanwhile, another team prepared the holy items and mantras to be inserted, they packed and sewed everything into yellow cloth bags together with mothballs, incense and potpourri.

    After the statue was sealed, Nageshvaraja was lifted by crane and escorted to the stone pedestal that had been built for the statue. After he had been placed on the pedestal, the group queued to make offerings of candles, khatas (silk scarves) and flower garlands. On behalf of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, offerings of incense and milk were also made.

    Read more about Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyoma arrives to KFR! at http://bit.ly/353Ctol

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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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
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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
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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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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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  • Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    5 months ago
    Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    Whales and dolphins playing with each other in the Pacific sea. Nature is truly incredible!
  • Bodha stupa July 2019-
    5 months ago
    Bodha stupa July 2019-
    Rainy period
  • Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
    5 months ago
    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
  • Your Next Meal!
    6 months ago
    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
  • This is Daw
    6 months ago
    This is Daw
    This is what they do to get meat on tables, and to produce belts and jackets. Think twice before your next purchase.
  • Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    6 months ago
    Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    Look at the poor baby chasing after the mother. Why do we do that to them? It's time to seriously think about our choices in life and how they affect others. Be kind. Don't break up families.
  • They do this every day!
    6 months ago
    They do this every day!
    This is how they are being treated every day of their lives. Please do something to stop the brutality. Listen to their cries for help!
  • What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    6 months ago
    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    The largest undercover dairy investigation of all time. See what they found out at Fair Oaks Farm.
  • 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
    6 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
    7 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.
    7 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
    8 months ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 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
    8 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
    8 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
    8 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.
    8 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.
    8 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
    9 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
    9 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
    9 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
    10 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    11 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    11 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    11 months 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!
    11 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    12 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    12 months 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).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    12 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • 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.
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    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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Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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