Kid Finds Chicken Organ in KFC Meal

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Dear students and friends,

In the process of desiring for more convenient food options in our fast-paced lives, our health has gradually been compromised…

When was the last time we thought about how our food ended up on our plate? We eat our meals not conscious about where the chicken came from, how old the cow was when he died, the conditions that the pig lived in before he became labeled ‘pork’, or that the leg of lamb being roasted is the leg of another being.

In the article below, it was any other day for a teen living in California. He bought a box of chicken nuggets, and took a bite only to find that he had bit into a piece that contained a red piece of chicken organ.

It may seem disgusting to read such news, but the content of a chicken nugget isn’t that much better either.

Many of my students and friends will know that I’m a vegetarian, and have consistently promoted vegetarianism very strongly. All animals avoid pain and gravitates toward comfort, which is a clear indication that they have the inherent ability to distinguish between happiness and suffering. Even if we do not believe in the laws of karma, no being deserves to be tortured or to suffer in any way.

“Granted, these animals do not have all the desires we humans have; granted, they do not comprehend everything we humans comprehend; nevertheless, we and they do have some of the same desires and do comprehend some of the same things.

The desires for food and water, shelter and companionship, freedom of movement and avoidance of pain? These desires are shared by nonhuman animals and human beings.

As for comprehension: like humans, many nonhuman animals understand the world in which they live and move. Otherwise, they could not survive.

So beneath the many differences, there is sameness.”

The above quote is taken from Earthlings, a must watch documentary. I hope that the article below will create some public awareness so that we’re more conscious about our daily diet.  All animals should be given the equal chance to live.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Kid Finds Chicken Organ in KFC Meal

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Kim Johnson

A teen in Stockton, California, recently found what he believed to be a chicken brain in his KFC meal.

The teen was disgusted after finding the organ (which was later determined to be a chicken kidney or gizzard, both of which are considered safe to eat) and has asked KFC to refund his money. But does he realize that the other things in his fast-food meal are also gross body parts?

In a world of nuggets, patties, and strips made from processed meats that have been formed into non-animal shapes, it’s easy to forget that we’re eating the decaying body parts of another being who was once alive.

Chickens are highly intelligent, sensitive animals with unique personalities and feelings, just like the dogs and cats we share our homes with. But chickens raised by the commercial meat industry often spend their entire lives in filthy sheds with tens of thousands of other birds, where intense crowding and confinement can lead to disease outbreaks.

They’re bred to grow so large so quickly that their legs can’t keep up, which regularly causes them to suffer from painful bone and joint conditions. Undercover investigations into the broiler chicken industry have repeatedly revealed that birds were suffering from dehydration, respiratory diseases, bacterial infections, heart attacks, crippled legs, and other serious ailments. When chickens are only about 6 weeks old, they’re typically crammed into tiny cages, loaded onto trucks, and sent off to slaughter.

At most slaughterhouses, chickens’ legs are forced into shackles, their throats are cut, and they’re immersed in scalding-hot water to remove their feathers.

Because chickens have no federal legal protection (birds are exempt from the Humane Slaughter Act), most of them are still conscious when their throats are cut, and many who either slip past the throat cutter or are still alive after having gone through it are scalded to death in defeathering tanks.

Of course, all this suffering takes place behind closed doors, so it’s easy to forget about it and dive into a bucket of fried chicken parts (out of sight, out of mind). But do we really want to live in a society that thinks it’s acceptable to torture a living, feeling being just to have 10 minutes of pleasure or a convenient lunch? I know I don’t.

So if finding a chicken organ in your fast-food meal grosses you out, make the connection—and go vegan! With so many animal-free options now available at grocery stores and even fast-food restaurants like Taco Bell and Chipotle, it’s easier than ever.

 

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/60-second-chicken.mp4

 

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  1. Yee Yin on Feb 17, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    It has never occurred to me that one day I will become a vegetarian. Enjoying meat and fish is normal in my family, opting for a vegetarian diet is not normal. Most people still have the misconception that if we don’t eat meat we will become weak and we will become less healthy.

    Vegetarianism has become very popular for the past 10 years, I was more exposed to vegetarianism by then but I was still eating meat until I have started to read more about animal cruelty on Rinpoche’s blogs. It is very heart-breaking to see how the animals have to suffer before ending up on our plate.

    Since I have a choice but the animals don’t, the only way for me to help them is not to eat meat so there will be less demand. By cutting down the demand for the meat, we are helping to reduce the suffering of the animals. It also is a way to develop compassion. Most importantly a vegetarian diet is a healthier choice as it reduces the risk of getting cancer and heart diseases.

  2. Lew on Aug 4, 2016 at 11:02 pm

    I had a lot of McDonalds chicken nuggets before I become vegetarian. What Rinpoche said is very correct, most of us (me included of course) do not really think about where did our food come from, and what kind of ingredients are put inside to process the food. This is especially the case of fast food, where the food is prepared much earlier, and we don’t know what kind of preservatives are added to the food.

    I become a vegetarian because of Rinpoche and Kechara. If not because of Rinpoche’s kindness in spreading the benefits of being vegetarian (in many various ways), I am probably still eating meat, indirectly involved in the killing of thousands of animals, and keep collecting negative karma.

    Either from a spiritual point of view, or health point of view, or even environmental point of view, there are many reasons to be vegetarian, but (mainly) because of our attachment to taste buds, we decided to eat meat. I wish more and more people will become vegetarian, and reduce the killings of animals.

  3. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 23, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    Hope this post can hep to wake more people up to the horrors that is experienced by chickens farmed for meat.

  4. Alice Tay on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    这篇文章让我想起了在我还未成为素食者之前,当时的我也和现在的儿童一样非常喜欢吃快餐尤其是KFC的炸鸡。因为本人从小就不喜欢吃红肉(牛,羊和猪),海鲜类也很少吃。也因为这样,造就了我比较喜欢吃鸡肉。当时的我,未曾想过这些鸡肉是经过怎样的过程才能够成为我们的盘中餐,而只会顾虑到这只鸡要用怎样的煮法才能够保持他的鲜味和好吃。

    但是,当我开始有更多的时间接触佛法如在克切拉上佛法班和抽出一点时间来做义工。我才慢慢的了解其实我们不需要为了自己的吃欲而要牺牲其他动物的生命。而且有时候还会起烦恼心,觉得到底这些炸鸡肉块是鸡的那一部分所制成的。

    一直到2015年3月,我终于选择了成为终生素食者。因为我了解到:

    1. 佛法让我明白,除了我们自己和眼前或身边的人,其实还有其他众生的存在。
    2. 佛法让我明白,因果和业力的存在。无论我们怎样挣扎的逃避,如果没有尽量的累积功德来消除业障,我们还是要面对业力的纠缠。
    3. 佛法让我明白,我们无时无刻要提醒自己,顾及我们的身、语、意。不要伤害他人反而要友善的对待身边的人,和谐相处。
    4. 佛法让我明白,眼光要放远,不要在乎无常的变相。不要为了短暂的快乐或是不高兴的事情,而浪费了宝贵的人生。

    我觉得自己很庆幸和感恩,因为得到上师尊贵的詹杜固仁波切的衷心教诲,让我在有生之年,做出了最好的选择,成为素食者。

    谢谢仁波切的分享与提醒。希望不久的将来,会有更多人选择素食。

    弟子双手合十

  5. Aldan Chan on Jan 2, 2016 at 11:47 am

    I heard that KFC has allot of toxins in the chicken. Its cruel in the way of how they kill the chicken.

  6. Paul Yap on Dec 17, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    i just read that KFC is selling genetically manipulated chicken:-

    http://www.snopes.com/food/tainted/kfc.asp

    KFC does not use real chickens. They actually use genetically manipulated organisms. These so called “chickens” are kept alive by tubes inserted into their bodies to pump blood and nutrients throughout their structure. They have no beaks, no feathers, and no feet. Their bone structure is dramatically shrunk to get more meat out of them. This is great for KFC.

    This is very disturbing, couple with KFC killed those chicken while they still alive, currently there is no law to protect this animals.

    Vegetarian is definitely the way to go. We will have less problems, and eating real fresh food.

    Many object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life. religious beliefs, along with animal rights. There are also lots of people opt for vegetarianism are health conscious and preserving the environmental

  7. Joy on Dec 6, 2015 at 10:12 am

    What a classic example of how the new generation these days do not even know what organ a chicken has… they probably think it does not have a heart or feelings and that they exist simply for us to eat. Well I myself used to think that way too when I was a kid until Rinpoche made us watch Earthlings which really struck a cord in me and I believe most people as well.

    Yes I am not surprised that the kids these days would have no clue at all how their food come from or even have any connection with them. Hence it is so extremely important for us adults to educate our kids. I find this to be the key, creating awareness, educating and being an example ourselves.

    After watching this and many other slaughter houses/animal abused videos, I realise that we’re a really huge hypocrite if we call ourselves an animal lover yet we still eat meat. By us placing a label on what we can love because we can posses like “objects” which we call “pets”, versus what we consider objects to consume is truly a wrong view and one that needs to be greatly corrected. It is really sad to call ourselves an animal lover and then go out an order a chicken to be slaughtered. So once again the need for education because this form of thinking needs to be changed.

    If there is more and more people demanding for vegetarian food instead of meat then this would force entrepreneurs to invest and open up more vegetarian eateries or implement it in their menus. This will slowly change the balance and hopefully eventually decrease if not eliminate the meat industry.

  8. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Dec 1, 2015 at 7:42 pm

    This is so gross. The whole process from start to finish is disturbing. The motivation is disturbing, the process is disturbing

    How much do you have to desensitize yourself in order to benefit from this as a supplier? Just think – you’re benefiting from taking the life of another living being.

    How much do you have to ignore regarding the realities of the meat industry, in order to participate as a consumer? It’s like what they say – if slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would become a vegetarian.

    The thing is, it’s not as though KFC or any kind of fast food, or any kind of processed meat forms an essential part of our diet. In most cultures, meat-eating was considered a weekly treat because to acquire it required a lot of time and resources. But the proliferation of cheap meats has led people to think that because they CAN eat meat everyday, that they deserve to eat meat and that it is an essential part of our diets. They forgot the most basic lesson of Economics 101 – “want” does not equate to “need”.

    So no, meat isn’t an essential part of our diets. It is NUTRIENTS which are an essential part of our diets, and nutrients can be derived from numerous sources, and not just meat.

    As Rinpoche wrote, there has been a push for more convenient food options and this movement has encompassed meat which has become cheaper and more convenient. There is no doubt meat has become more convenient, but convenient for whom? The animal? Definitely not.

    I think the next time people want to eat meat, they should ask themselves:

    1) if the price of their meal is the value they are placing on a life. Sorry but for this $4 meal of nuggets, an animal had to lose its life. A living being’s life and immense suffering was worth a measly $4…who put that price tag on there? The consumer did, when they demanded cheaper meat and told the company that’s all they would be willing to pay for it.

    2) if they would bite it off the side of the animal (sorry if that’s a little extreme). If doing that would be wrong, gross, sick, disturbing, etc. how is it any less disturbing to pay someone to take the animal’s life first so you can eat it afterwards?

    Just some stuff to think about…

  9. JP on Nov 29, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    Watching the chickens suffer, living in such horrible conditions and be slaughtered is heart breaking. Many people whom I know who watch animals being slaughtered think it’s ok and that it’s food. To them it’s like chopping vegetables. They have been conditioned to think that it’s food, period.

    When we take time out to observe or even interact with animals like chicken, cows or pigs, we realize that they have feelings and a mind of their own. Obviously it’s not comparable to mind of a human being. As the article states, they can identify suffering and happiness. So to put them in harsh living conditions and physically abusing them is not right and inhumane. No amount of reasons can justify this wrongful action.

    Another reason to stop eating meat is the amount of drugs farmers pump into the animal feed to make them grow faster and the health conditions of the animals. The drugs would have side effects on humans. Animals that are sick and consumed by humans would have negative effects on humans as well. I’m sure we’ve noticed that cancer has now become one of the most common illnesses nowadays as compared to our grandparents time. To me this is a clear indication that there is something in our food.

    Another reason to stop eating meat is that the biggest contributor to the global greenhouse effect is animal farming especially cows. Cow emit a lot of methane gas which adds on to the greenhouse effect. Large tracts of land are deforested and cleared to rear the cows for the growing demand of beef. With the increase of cow population and deforestation, it is obvious how detrimental the effects are on the environment. More methane gas and less oxygen.

    On a spiritual level, when we consume animals, we are supporting the act of killing and suffering on other beings. The karma is heavy and it creates the karma for us to be born in the 3 lower realms.

    When we study and understand the consequences of consuming animals, we begin to question whether it’s necessary. Humans can still survive without eating meat. There are millions of vegetarians all over the world. This should be clear evidence that we will still be fine and well without eating meat.

  10. Li Kheng on Nov 26, 2015 at 1:17 am

    Eating meat IS disgusting. Just because we do not always “bump into” an organ that should not be there does not mean that consuming is all pretty and fine. Just because meat is presented in bloodless, neat and squeaky clean packages, does not mean that there is not suffering and ugliness in the production of meat.

    There is nothing glamorous, fabulous or nice about eating meat because is it a cause for great suffering, contamination and very importantly, deterioration of human consciousness.

    Consuming meat has been proven to damage the environment due to the low productivity of the meat production industry where 10kg or grains only produce 1 to 2 kg of meat. Additionally the meat industry produces most if not all the methane gas emission that is one of the most toxic green house gases that is polluting our home.

    This is an opportunity to reflect and make new choices about what we choose to eat everyday. Begin with observing the vegetarian Monday pledge that is a growing culture worldwide. Every meal matters, literally.

  11. Cynthia Ng on Nov 26, 2015 at 12:58 am

    这也再一次证明了因为很多快餐店的需求量造就了很多农场不间断的生产出足以提供给大众的需要,很多的消费者往往都被广告隐瞒了背后的事实。

    以上所分享的只不过是一小部分认真报道的新闻,可想而知还有多少不为人知的数字没有被人揭穿快餐店的食物是含有动物的内脏或器官之类的。这也可以说明这些食物在处理的过程中是不人道或不卫生的。

    鸡群成千上万的被送上宰场宰杀,它们也是会感觉到痛苦与害怕的,它们还要长期累月的关在狭窄的面积里生活,以上影片看到的是不为人知的一面也是最残忍的一面。

    请大家认真看待你们选者要吃下肚子的食物,选者权还是在于我们1本身如何做出善意的抉择,我们可以改变它们的命运,不让它们受苦。

  12. Edward Ooi on Nov 22, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    This news shows us that KFC don’t care for the customers, it’s a chicken Organ! How can the employees not even see that? Where are the eyes of the employee who served this teen? Were they thinking like: “Oh, it’s not a chicken nugget, maybe I should just pretend to not see it and leave it in there?” How can they act like that? It doesn’t make sense right?

    If all slaughterhouses are made out of glass windows and walls, I strongly believe that more people will become vegetarians. Many people know that animals have feelings but they don’t care and still eat them, buy their fur and wear them for pleasure purposes. Is that really fair to the animals? I believe that animals should have their rights to be free in the wild. Not captivated, not stuck in a slaughterhouse throughout their whole lives and definitely should not be slaughtered for people’s pleasure. These actions should be stopped immediately!

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this article. This article reminds me and others to remember that animals have feelings too. So we have to treat them equally like us, respect them, and not eat them.

  13. Beatrix Ooi on Nov 20, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    Personally, I think that the easiest solution to this issue is to stop eating meat ultimately. As we can see, the chickens that live in slaughterhouses are treated inhumanely. Every single day is a suffering for them.

    I can’t imagine myself living in such condition, caged, abused and tortured. How could a living being endure this? If we can’t even take this, what makes us think that small animals like chickens, geese, ducks etc can tolerate it? It is very selfish of us to think that animals do not have feelings, we are living in denial.

    The choices are in our hands, we can either make a decision that requires no killing or we continue to cause sufferings to the animals we consume on a daily basis just to satisfy our taste buds. It is definitely difficult at first, but if we are determined to live a healthier lifestyle, it is worthy of our effort and hard work because these animals do matter.

  14. Julien Roth on Nov 10, 2015 at 10:51 pm

    This article was very informative and very strong Rinpoche. Thank you for taking the time to share it with us.

    It seems that the meat industry is getting more and more sloppy in the meat that they produce. I wonder why. My theory is that because the meat industry is such a big industry, even tiny errors like delivering wrong parts of the meat would not even be recognized. This gives us some idea on how big the killing of animals are these days and also how badly this needs to stop.

    The boy in the article did a good thing of reporting his very strange meal. I can already see many other people just eating the strange piece of meat. I hope that the boy has second thoughts of eating at KFC. Its fast food joints such as KFC and McDonalds which contribute the most to animal slaughter. They demand such large amounts of meat, and many animals are killed for this meat. Terrible.

    Also, I would just to say that i thought the video at the very end was very well done. Thank you for sharing that with us Rinpoche. I thought the because the video was very short and very straight to the point, it would have a strong impact on its viewers. Because the video showed most factors of suffering behind slaughter houses within such a short period of time, people would be hooked and they would not get bored. This is a good way to get people to understand things. Short, impactful videos are better than long, boring videos.

  15. victoria lam on Nov 9, 2015 at 11:49 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you very much of sharing a strong message of thus video. No matter with KFC , fast foods companies, or restaurant served meats, etc.., animals are should be free from suffering and pains.

    Humans are attached to meats, but without realizations of animals suffering, we will created more karma.

  16. Lucas Roth on Nov 8, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    See, this is what happens when you eat products of cruel death. The people that make it do not care about anything but what is possible to increase their paychecks. They won’t waste money so they won’t waste any parts of the poor animals that they killed for you to have that slight satisfaction on your tongue for a few seconds.

    Eating meat is so cruel and this is karma and this is also to show all the people that eat meat that the meat industry spares no expense. This is a sad reminder of the sad truth. There is so much cruelty in our lives and yet people still choose to ignor it until it literally ends up on their plate.

    The worst part about this is it also reminds me that eating meat has adapted and joined our society as “normal”. Eating parts of another living being that was sentient and killed has joined out society as “normal”. People grow up believing that it is normal and soon, nobody will even know where meat comes from. That is very very sad.

  17. Vinnie Tan on Nov 8, 2015 at 4:49 pm

    It is disgusting how KFC can just push away the fact that it is a brain of chicken that is in the nugget.

    However, they are not the only ones that are doing such unethical things of selling meat like that. Most of the fast food chain stores are all doing things like that. The way that they are rearing the animals are all closed up in the factories that people do not see.

    Many times, people do not know what is going on behind the walls of those factories. At the same time, even if they know that something bad is happening behind the doors of these factories, they choose to turn a blind eye as well as they are too afraid to be see the truth. They are also afraid that they do not want to face the fears of seeing how the animals are slaughtered because of their comforts. They wan to continue “enjoying” that taste of the animals.

    It is sad that even some of younger generations do not know how that the meat they are consuming are actually the flesh of some animals that have to be slaughtered for their taste buds.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this article of how big fast food companies always manage to shift and change the stance of people so that they are not attracting so much attention of how they are processing the meat.

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    Sunday, Oct 20. 2019 02:55 PM
    A lot of evidence based on psychology states that most animal cruelty cases is all about power or control. The abuser feels powerless and develops a warped sense of self-respect. Eventually they feel strong only by being able to dominate a person or animal.

    According to Robert K. Ressler, a profiler of serial killers for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said “Murderers… very often start out by killing and torturing animals as kids”, a connection that was recognized by the FBI since the 1970’s. In Psychology studies, according to a 1997 study done by the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and Northeastern University, animal abusers are five times more likely to commit violent crimes against people and four times more likely to commit property crimes than are individuals without a history of animal abuse. Many studies in psychology, sociology, and criminology during the past 25 years have demonstrated that violent offenders often have history of animal abuse since childhood.

    Take for example, society’s most notorious serial killer, Jeffery Dahmer who murdered 17 men and boys. He was known to have dismembered animals since a young age

    Read and watch the video about Jeffery Dahmer at http://bit.ly/31wX162
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    Sunday, Oct 20. 2019 02:46 PM
    In 1984, Alvaro Munera became permanently disabled and confined to a wheel chair for life… he was only 18 years old when that happened. Munera had been a bullfighter since the age of 12, and a successful one. Despite being the most celebrated bullfighter at that time, he often doubted his career choice. He felt that it was brutal, but ignored how he felt whenever he had to kill a bull. He stayed at the peak of his career until his 22nd match… the bull tore his left leg and tossed him into the air. When he landed his spinal cord and cranial was severely injured. This left him paralyzed from the waist down for life.

    A few months after this incident, Munera went to America for physical rehabilitation. Being brought up thinking that bullfights are normal and “part of life”, Munera was then exposed to a whole new environment… an environment that actively fights against animal cruelty.

    Instead of blaming the bull for paralyzing him for life, Munera became anti-taurino.

    I find Munera’s story very inspiring. Instead of blaming others, Munera bit the bullet, realized and accepted his own wrongful action. Now, he has decided to devote his life to fight for animals rights till the day he dies.

    Read more about Munera at http://bit.ly/2J5GMGE
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    Sunday, Oct 20. 2019 02:32 PM
    Some things you just have to see no matter how you feel. It lets you know what happens behind the scenes. Things manufacturers do not want you to see, but you are stronger than that for you must see.

    It was extremely disturbed and upset to see such cruelty inflicted on such harmless beings. About 95% of the hundreds of thousands of seals slaughtered are below 3 months old!! While many other countries such as America and the European Union has banned the use of seal fur, Canada has yet to implement the same ban… The rate of baby seals being killed increases every year.

    In 2011, 38,000 harp seals were killed… In 2012, 70,000 harp seals were killed in commercial seal hunting. That’s twice the amount from the previous year!

    Read more at http://bit.ly/35SqM4r
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Oct 20. 2019 02:21 PM
    In Georgia, there is a wild animal rescue center called Noah’s Ark. The sanctuary was created to provide a home for abused, unwanted, and orphaned children and animals. How beautiful…

    Noah’s Ark has been on global news lately, as 3 of their rescued wild animals have become best friends. It doesn’t seem very interesting at first, until you watch the video and realize that the 3 bestfriends are an American black bear, a lion and a Bengal tiger! They all play, eat and cuddle together in the same pen!

    The 3 different animals were rescued 12 years ago, when they were just little cubs. They were abused and neglected by drug dealers. When they were rescued by Noah’s Ark, each had gone through very bad physical experiences… The bear had grown into his harness, and it was so deeply embedded into his skin that it had to be surgically removed!

    Leo (the lion) Baloo (the bear) and Shere Kahn (the tiger), have become to close that when the trainers try to separate them, they would all act out. They are only happy when they are together hehe

    Watch the video at http://bit.ly/31rdYP3
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Oct 20. 2019 01:37 PM
    This is an amazing story of a pig that kneeled in front of a temple as if it is paying homage. The pig did not kneeled for a few minutes but it kneeled for hours until the monk chanted a Buddhits scripture to it. Unfortunately, the pig was slaughtered after that.

    The pig must have been a Dharma practitioner in its previous lives, and the Dharma imprint was very strong in it. Otherwise, how to explain when it kneeled in front of the temple for hours? It must know that it will die soon, the Buddhist chanting would help it to calm down before its death and helped it to go to a better place.

    Now that we are in the human form, we should practice the Dharma, purify our karma so we don’t go to a bad place. When we take rebirth as an animal, we will not be able to purify our karma and it will take us a very long time before we take rebirth in human form again.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/amazing-and-sad.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Oct 20. 2019 01:15 PM
    There are many natural things we can consume to keep us healthy or prevent serious sickness such as cancer. It is always better to prevent than to cure.

    We should reduce the consumption of processed food and whenever possible, consume unprocessed food. People start to realise how much pesticide and chemicals are used to produce vegetables, now many have started to grow their own food.

    However, when we are sick, we still have to go to see a doctor and seek for medical attention. With a positive mind and healthy life style, we will be able to maintain healthy body.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-seed-that-can-kill-cancer.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 07:11 PM
    Wonderful Laos

    Many visitors are attracted to its laid-back lifestyle, enchanting temples, mysterious plains, ethnic mountain villages and beautiful sunsets, especially by the scenery surrounding the Mekong, which explains why the word Lao means “please don’t rush”. If you’re looking for a place that has spirituality, somewhere that is a little different, a country that’s somewhat off the beaten track, Laos is a country that many will not regret visiting.

    Planning to travel? Why not consider Laos: http://bit.ly/2VVgQ5L
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 04:37 PM
    Unlike most children his age, Luiz Antonio wants to eat his vegetables. It’s the other stuff that apparently gives him second thoughts.

    As evidence, YouTube user Flavia Cavalcanti has an adorable video, originally uploaded in Portuguese, of little Luiz struggling to comprehend the origins of his meal. Potato? Easy enough. Rice? Sure. Octopus gnocchi? Fat chance.

    In a recently uploaded version with English subtitles, Luiz dances around the subject a bit, asking simple questions trying to grasp how, exactly, the “legs” of an octopus ended up on his plate; more importantly, he wonders, what happened to the rest of the octopus?

    “Is his head still in the sea?” Luiz asks his mom, who responds, “It’s at the fish market.”

    “The man chopped it?” Luiz asks. His mom then informs him that all animals we eat, even chickens, are chopped up, prompting the sharp realization, “No! Those are animals!”

    “So… when we eat animals they die!” a wide-eyed Luiz acknowledges. “Why do they die? I don’t like that they die. I like that they stay standing up… These animals — you gotta take care of them… and not eat them!”

    After that epiphany, Luiz realizes his mom has been touched by his compassion.

    “Why are you crying?” he asks.

    “I’m not crying,” his mother responds. “I’m just touched by you.”

    “I’m doing something beautiful?” Luiz wonders aloud, prompting his mom to direct him back to the plate, “Eat! No need to eat the octopus, all right?”

    Watch the video at http://bit.ly/32u0q6T
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 03:19 PM
    Wow … the first title published by Kechara Comics in Nepali. That is wonderful now with this Nepali version comic more and more Nepalis people will get to read , understand about Dorje Shugden. Looking at those comic pictures tells us a thousand words even those who could not read it. It’s a good way sharing , as in Malaysia alone there are thousands of Nepalis foreign workers working here.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/karuna-finds-a-way-nepali.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 03:17 PM
    Thank you for sharing this amazing and interesting video about oracles. A rare opportunity where we are given the chance to view those videos. Oracles acts as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought. In Tibet tradition oracles have played, and continue to play, an important part in religion, doctrine, and prophecy. Tibetans rely on oracles for various reasons such as healing of their diseases and on all important occasions. In Tibet, they have the Nechung Oracle and other oracles. The purpose of the oracles is not just to forecast the future but do assist in decision-making and providing intelligence on state matters. I have seen mediums taking trance and it is much different from Tibetans oracles from what I saw from these videos. Hopefully the Tibetan tradition oracles could be preserved , where more will benefit. One such famous oracle is the Panglung oracle where the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden took trance . In fact had helped HH Dalai Lama escaped from the Chinese invasion in Tibet to India back 1959. As advice by the oracle Chushi Gangdruk guerrilla group was formed and had escorted Dalai Lama safely into exile.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/videos/fantastic-oracle-film.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 03:14 PM
    Wow …wonderful Kechara Comic publication now came out with this important history in comic form of how HH Dalai Lama escaped from the Chinese invasion in 1959. The truth should be made known to all. Now coming up with this , more and more people get to know of the truth. It is our Powerful Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden that has saved Dalai Lama. Dorje Shugden who is a fully enlightened Buddha has helped millions and had benefited many which we all cannot denied. During the most difficult moments, Dorje Shugden will help us nor matter what race, religion one practice or pray to.
    Thank you Kechara Comics publication. Well done ….

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-greatest-escape-in-history.html
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 02:06 PM
    There are many types of people out there. But one thing is for sure, we are all not the same. We come from different backgrounds, upbringings and cultures. But it’s confirmed none of us would like pain, experience pain or even think of pain. Who in their right mind would enjoy pain? No one. Pain is something that brings tremendous displeasure especially when it’s physically. Imagine someone cutting you, burning you, decapitating you, skinning you or cooking you while you are still alive? Well this is what we do to others. Imagine their pain.

    There are cultures that due to ecological conditions they have to rely on meat. I don’t agree but I understand. But to kill an animal is very bad, but to do it slowly is really the ultimate in sadism and cruelty. And if it’s for fun or just our taste buds, it’s equally cruel. What type of cruel mind can slowly kill an animal for just the taste buds? I certainly can never do this.

    See this video. Share with others. I stress to share it with others. Don’t say it’s hard to watch. For every piece of meat we have eaten, we owe it to animals to see what they go through to fulfill our taste palates. We owe it to them and their pain.

    This is one of the most disturbing videos I have ever come across. I repeat humbly to share this with others to create awareness. Please social media this all over. Create awareness so this happens less and less. I thank you ahead of time.

    http://bit.ly/2J2tP04
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 02:02 PM
    As the number of poached rhinos are breaking records in both South Africa and Kenya, please keep up your support of the men and women who are dedicating so much of their time, money and – in some cases – putting their very lives at risk for the survival of the African rhinos.

    South Africa has already lost more than 400 rhinos to poachers this year, including 265 in Kruger National Park. Many of the poachers are based across the border in Mozambique; to send a letter of protest to the Mozambique High Commission in South Africa, click on this link: http://e-activist.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1736&ea.campaign.id=21066&ea.tracking.id=fb&en_chan=fb&en_ref=19085575.

    Kenya, too, is experiencing its worst rhino poaching year in decades, with many of its dedicated rhino sanctuaries being targeted. With a much smaller rhino population than South Africa, it is critical that the country’s remaining rhinos are cared for and protected – an expensive undertaking, but one our children and grandchildren will suffer for if we do not succeed.

    In this photograph, taken at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in December last year, a Samburu warrior expresses grief over the discovery of a poached black rhino. Owning a perfect track record until 2009, the conservancy has lost eleven rhinos to poachers since, despite spending millions of dollars on security every year. Now, more than ever, our support is needed.

    http://bit.ly/2MT64sL
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 01:47 PM
    (CNN) — Packed tight into wire baskets — sometimes 20 or more to a cage — animal rights activists say as many as 200,000 live dogs every year are smuggled from northeast Thailand across the Mekong River destined for restaurants in Vietnam.

    Dehydrated, stressed, some even dying of suffocation on the trip, the dogs are often stacked 1,000 to a truck on a journey that lasts for days.

    “Obviously when you’ve got dogs stacked on top of each other they start biting each other because they are so uncomfortable, any kind of movement then the dog next to the one that’s being crushed is going to bite back,” said Tuan Bendixsen, director of Animals Asia Foundation Vietnam, a Hanoi-based animal welfare group.

    When they arrive in Vietnam, the suffering doesn’t end there. A common belief is that stress and fear releases hormones that improve the taste of the meat, so the dogs are placed in stress cages that restrict their movement.

    Eventually, the dogs are either bludgeoned to death or have their throats cut in front of other dogs who are awaiting the same fate. In some cases, they’ve been known to be skinned alive.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2P7icJr
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Oct 19. 2019 01:43 PM
    The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has just completed a detailed review of more than 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer. Its conclusion is rocking the health world with startling bluntness: Processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption. Consumers should stop buying and eating all processed meat products for the rest of their lives.

    Processed meats include bacon, sausage, hot dogs, sandwich meat, packaged ham, pepperoni, salami and virtually all red meat used in frozen prepared meals. They are usually manufactured with a carcinogenic ingredient known as sodium nitrite. This is used as a color fixer by meat companies to turn packaged meats a bright red color so they look fresh. Unfortunately, sodium nitrite also results in the formation of cancer-causing nitrosamines in the human body. And this leads to a sharp increase in cancer risk for those who eat them.

    Read more to understand the harmfulness of processed meats at http://bit.ly/31pn9jf

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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.
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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)
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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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
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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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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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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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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
This is pretty amazing!

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

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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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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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
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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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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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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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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
  • This is Daw
    4 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!
    4 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!
    4 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?
    4 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
    5 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
    6 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.
    6 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
    6 months ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    6 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
    6 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
    6 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
    7 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.
    7 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.
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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
    8 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    9 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    9 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    10 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!
    10 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    10 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    10 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    10 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.
    10 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.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    2 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
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Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
Fulfill your wishes, overcome your problems and protect yourself from negativities and harm with a Dorje Shugden Puja. All are welcome @ Kechara Penang Study Group, Jacinta
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Fulfill your wishes, overcome your problems and protect yourself from negativities and harm with a Dorje Shugden Puja. All are welcome @ Kechara Penang Study Group, Jacinta
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It’s a good opportunity to know so many social heroes in different fields. Everyone is playing their important part in making this world a better place. From environment to animal extinction to hunger problems. We would like to applaud all the Kechara heroes for playing their part exceptionally well. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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It’s a good opportunity to know so many social heroes in different fields. Everyone is playing their important part in making this world a better place. From environment to animal extinction to hunger problems. We would like to applaud all the Kechara heroes for playing their part exceptionally well. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Earth Project October 2019
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Kechara Earth Project October 2019
Animal Liberation- Pastor Han Nee blessed the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
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Animal Liberation- Pastor Han Nee blessed the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
I’m ready to do the rehearsal :) Lin Mun KSDS
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I’m ready to do the rehearsal :) Lin Mun KSDS
Asyley and team busy adjusting the sound system in the technical room. Lin Mun KSDS
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Asyley and team busy adjusting the sound system in the technical room. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback on Graduation - Hubert strong stance. Practicing his wushu performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback on Graduation - Hubert strong stance. Practicing his wushu performance. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback for graduation - Robey practicing her ballet in rehearsal. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback for graduation - Robey practicing her ballet in rehearsal. Lin Mun KSDS
Teaching children to be kind to animals through the virtuous deed of animal liberation held in Kechara House. Alice, KSDS
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Teaching children to be kind to animals through the virtuous deed of animal liberation held in Kechara House. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS learned and experienced the self-defence session. Alice, KSDS.
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The youngest group of KSDS learned and experienced the self-defence session. Alice, KSDS.
Vegetarian meals with sufficient nutrients are provided to the children ~ KSDS Woah Camp. Alice, KSDS
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Vegetarian meals with sufficient nutrients are provided to the children ~ KSDS Woah Camp. Alice, KSDS
Children had fun with the teachers and parents during the game time. Alice, KSDS
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Children had fun with the teachers and parents during the game time. Alice, KSDS
First Pilgrimage cum Camp held in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS.
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First Pilgrimage cum Camp held in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS.
So happy for them to have opportunity to engage in dharma at a very young age. Lin Mun KSDS
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So happy for them to have opportunity to engage in dharma at a very young age. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace and teacher Callista guided the teenage class on a blog article. They enjoyed it. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace and teacher Callista guided the teenage class on a blog article. They enjoyed it. Lin Mun KSDS
Children took a picture with Guru. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children took a picture with Guru. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley and teacher Melinda showed pictures and biography of Rinpoche to students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Melinda showed pictures and biography of Rinpoche to students. Lin Mun KSDS
Children have so much fun during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children have so much fun during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Sunday dharma class has resumed today after a long break. Lin Mun KSDS
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Sunday dharma class has resumed today after a long break. Lin Mun KSDS
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