Mr. Lukar Jam

Oct 28, 2015 | Views: 1,051

Mr Lukar Jam

Click on the image to read Mr Lukar Jam's statement regarding the Dorje Shugden issue. Thank you for speaking up and thank you for having the courage to want to set this right. Source: http://lukar2016.com/manifesto/

Regarding Mr. Lukar Jam

I am not very interested in politics especially Tibetan politics but this is connected to something spiritually important to millions and myself. Mr Lukar Jam is a Sikyong (Prime Minister of exiled Tibetan people) candidate. He is not a Dorje Shugden practitioner nor religious nor does he ascribe to a religion although he is Tibetan born in Tibet, but he can see religious conflicts arising that are not necessary and create horrible sentiments and segregation. He wishes very much to resolve the religious conflict created by the current Tibetan government in exile regarding the Dorje Shugden issue. So few among the Tibetans dare speak up about resolving the Dorje Shugden issue. I am glad Mr Jam is opening the doors to this because we all want harmony.

The ban against Dorje Shugden has created many conflicts, disharmony, pain, segregation, prejudice, violence and hatred towards people who choose Dorje Shugden as a worship. People say you have the freedom to practise Dorje Shugden but if that is the case then why are Shugden people spat upon and hated? Because they are goaded on by Tibetan government in exile (CTA), even in their websites. Tibetan government in exile prints/publishes all types of negative propaganda against Shugden, yet they say you have the right to practice. No government in power or exile should dictate any religion to their people. They should not encourage nor discourage any religion or faith and should give FULL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. This is a mark of democracy which Tibetans in general are coming to grips with.

Many Tibetans who are progressive can see this but many dare not speak out or they will be labeled anti-Dalai Lama which is similar to reputational suicide. Within the Tibetan society which is very archaic and not democratic, to have divergent views from H.H. the Dalai Lama immediately means you are against the Dalai Lama. As unfitting as that sounds, it is true. I respect His Holiness the Dalai Lama and love him but my views are different. This does not mean I am against him or have any ill-will towards him, but it is sacrilegious to do so within the Tibetan society. No Tibetan can have a view different from the Dalai Lama on any issue especially spiritual or they will be segregated, threatened, ostracized and penalized. All your rights as a Tibetan will be removed and you cannot even vote for a new Sikyong.

The exiled Tibetan constitution is if you practise Dorje Shugden, then you do not need to associate with Tibetans who do not. You should stay away from Tibetan schools, hospitals, government departments and even voting. Yes this is true. You can Google and read for yourself. You are not allowed to join any public events with other Tibetans or the Dalai Lama just because you practise Shugden. Tibetan government in exile encourages the segregation of Dorje Shugden people. Simple, if you practise Dorje Shugden you cannot attend any talk given by the Dalai Lama even if it is not of religious nature. If you practise Dorje Shugden then to keep the ‘samaya’ clean, we don’t attend teachings by the Dalai Lama who does not practise and that is understood. Samaya is ‘spiritual relationship’. But if the Dalai Lama is giving a general public talk, as a Tibetan why am I not allowed to attend? Because I practise Dorje Shugden. That is discrimination against me for my religious belief. Not advice but a full-out ban. As a citizen or person of the Tibetan race, when our ‘leader’ the Dalai Lama gives a speech, why is it I and many of us who practise Shugden cannot attend his public talks? Just because my religious views are different? Just take a moment and think. If the leader of your country gives a speech, you can only attend if you agree with his religious views or you are barred…does that sound right? Does that sound democratic? That is what is happening with the Tibetan people in India and around the world now. It is happening with me. If you practise Dorje Shugden you are barred to participate in anything the Tibetan exiled government hosts or the Dalai Lama’s public talks and hospitals, schools and voting. You cannot even go into some restaurants because of your religious views! The Tibetan government in exile encourages this very much so in their constitution. Google and read.

Mr Lukar Jam also bravely speaks up about the rampant corruption within the Tibetan leaders (CTA) and how this needs to change immediately. I’ve included his thoughts in short on this. You can read further here, copy and paste the link:  http://lukar2016.com/manifesto/

Imagine if President Obama said if you are Catholic then you are not allowed to join in any benefits such as citizenship, welfare, voting, schools, medical in the US? He would not last two minutes. But this is happening within the Tibetan society. If this is not happening why would I and so many of us say it is and stand up to make this known, jeopardizing ourselves? Because it is true.

Mr Lukar Jam is very progressive, far reaching in thinking and very fair. That is why he will never be accepted and elected into the position of Sikyong. Because it’s a divergent view and a view different than the CTA’s and especially H.H. the Dalai Lama’s views. But having said that, I think he has made waves with his progressive encompassing religious views. He has other views about China and Tibet/China relations which I don’t agree on, but that does not matter. We can still respect and be friends with people who have views radically different than ours. Why not? I like the fact he can think broadly, full stop. I don’t mind I don’t agree with all his views because everyone is different.

We need more Tibetans like him who are moderate, fair, democratic and really speak their mind intelligently, politely and respectfully. The fact he is not accepted or respected is a reflection of how Tibetan mainstream society is perhaps ‘educated’ so far to not have any divergent views different than the Dalai Lama’s or his government which he controls fully. I wish Tibetans, H.H. Dalai Lama well and long life always. My views are different but my heart is with you as it always has been.

I hope to hear more from this progressive and fair Tibetan man. Good Luck Mr Lukar Jam. You can read what his views are on Dorje Shugden in the picture above.

Tsem Rinpoche

P.S. This is just a sample of the reactions given when I practise Dorje Shugden: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=58841

The Dalai Lama’s website regarding Dorje Shugden: http://www.dalailama.com/messages/dolgyal-shugden

The Central Tibetan Administration’s website regarding Dorje Shugden: http://tibet.net/dolgyal-shugden/

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  1. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Mar 27, 2019 at 5:48 am

    Tibetan government’s member of parliament Tenpa Yarphel also says it’s time to stop discriminating against Dorje Shugden people. Please click here for more details: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=191497

    https://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1553623764.mp4
    https://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1553623813.mp4



  2. Stella Cheang on Jul 10, 2016 at 11:30 pm

    It is very courageous for Mr Lukar Jam to speak freely about the quandary of Tibetan refugee under the command of Dharamsala. The community is deeply segregated in the past 20 years due to the bias and unfair policy imposed by CTA. Many Tibetans suffered but dare not speak up. Mr Lukar Jam spoke about the solemn plight of things where Shugden practitioners are not allowed to join any public events with other Tibetans but also about the rampant corruption by members of CTA. We should show support to people like Mr Lukar Jam for willing to take risk and speak up for greater good.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  3. Pavara Lam on Jan 10, 2016 at 10:44 pm

    It is good to see that Mr Lukar Jam has decided to speak out on behalf of all the Tibetans.
    The CTA can go really hard on people who speak up against the ban, that’s why a person like Mr Lukar Jam is special. Why do i say special? Because Mr Lukar Jam puts his fear of prosecution and mistreatment aside, who else in the world would dare to head straight on when there is prosecution and mistreatment to suffer should he fail?
    Failure is not something wrong… Failures can teach us something important. Take for example Thomas Edison, he failed more than a thousand times and yet he kept going until he found the answer. Upon his discovery of making a light bulb he quoted: “I have not failed 10000 times, i have just found 10000 ways that don’t work” Thus it is important to keep going and not worry about failure Mr Lukar Jam is a perfect example of the type which never gives up.

    I hope that more people will come up with the confidence of Mr Lukar Jam to voice up against the ban.

  4. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Dec 30, 2015 at 4:44 am

    I have to say, Lukar Jam is very brave to go up against the Tibetan establishment. They have been known to enact violent repercussions against anyone who dares to defy them, and they are most certainly not above a smear campaign.

    Although I am not interested in politics, stories about Lukar Jam and the Sikyong elections fills my news feed so I can’t help but glance at some of the stuff. I have seen the names people call him, the images they photoshop of him, the announcements some monasteries about how they are glad to announce his speeches have been cancelled, etc.

    Exactly what they do to Dorje Shugden practitioners, to be honest.

    If the Tibetan leadership want to progress into the 21st century and they want to make sure their community survives after the passing of His Holiness, then they need to develop genuine democracy. They need leadership programmes that will train people who will be capable of guiding Tibetan society once His Holiness is gone (in a thousand years’ time).

    As it is, there is no such programme to train leaders AND no single lama that everyone will listen to. Instead of focusing on the welfare and future of society, everyone is too busy jostling to see what they can squeeze from Western donors. So sadly, the events of the last sixty years demonstrate that the Tibetan leadership are not really interested in the progress of their people. If they were, they wouldn’t waste so much time on suppressing the views and faiths they don’t agree with. Don’t like Dorje Shugden? Suppress it. Don’t like Lukar Jam? Suppress him.

    Democracy is about being open-minded, tolerant and accepting of new ideas. And so if cause resembles effect, and the effect is a leadership that continues to suppress everything, then their motivation was never to foster open-mindedness and tolerance to begin with.

  5. Valentina Suhendra on Dec 28, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I think it is really courageous of Mr. Lukar Jam to step up and acknowledge that Shugden issues have been blown out of proportion and it should not be the focus of CTA.

    I think he has gone out of convention and may offend some people too by voicing his opinion. But I truly respect him for that. We need more leaders like him.

    Valentina

  6. Beatrix Ooi on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:13 am

    I respect Mr Lukar Jam for his courage to speak up and point out the issues. Tibetan people should be more like Mr Jam and speak up, no one else can save their society other than themselves. I know that it’s not easy because there are some consequences, but I don’t think we should be afraid to tell the truth.

    What he mentioned is right, Dorje Shugden is a small issue and why is the Tibetan leadership making it such a big issue? Dorje Shugden is a religion, a belief, a choice. No one is forcing anyone to do His practise nor should anyone try to stop the practitioners from doing the practise. Religion is a choice and all of us should have the rights to choose our own beliefs.

    Like what the Central Tibetan Administration claims, if there’s no discrimination nor segregation, then why can’t Dorje Shugden practitioners enter shops, hospitals, schools, restaurants and etc that are government operated? If this is not discrimination then what is it?

  7. Pastor Moh Mei on Dec 26, 2015 at 10:23 pm

    Tibetans need more people like Mr Lukar Jam. You can try to garner foreign support but by the end of day it should not be the foreigners or outsiders who stood up for Tibetan affairs, it should be the Tibetan people. Hopefully Mr Lukar will inspire more Tibetans to stand up and speak out.

    Taking a non-religious stance allows Mr Lukar to draw attention to the human rights aspect of the Shugden issues that is currently causing dissension among Tibetans.

    Of course I would not neccesary agree on all of Mr Lukar’s views. There is no world leader that has policies and views that please and suit everyone. The important point is look at the main aspect of his principles. Mr Lukar sees and acknowledges the religious conflicts that are not necessary and has created horrible sentiments and segregation among Tibetans and bravely speaks up about the rampant corruption within the Tibetan leaders. Tibet definitely needs more people like him who are moderate, fair, democratic and really speak their mind intelligently, politely and respectfully. Generally, the world needs more leaders with these attributes.

  8. Pastor Shin on Dec 26, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Although I do not like politics, I have to applaud Lukar Jam’s statement that “…we cannot have a monolithic view of Shugden worshippers as there are different types of Shugden practitioners. Also there are those who are trying harm the Tibetan cause in the name of loyalty to the Dalai Lama and in the name of fighting the Shugden worshippers”. This is a very good response to the Tibetan Parliament in Exile’s resolution where Dolyal (derogatory name for Dorje Shugden) followers are made criminals just because of their religious belief. How can a “government” make such a sweeping statement and condemn people just because of their religious belief?

    In Point 3 of the 17 March 2014 resolution of the Assembly of Tibetan People’s Deputies (Tibetan Parliament in Exile), it says:
    (3) Recognises clearly the actions of Dolgyal followers as a political tool to create discord within the Tibetan community under the influence and deception of monetary gains, and to denigrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama with baseless allegations. The Parliament would like to make it clear that the issue has nothing to do with religious freedom. Further recognises also the Dolgyal followers and others – whose have caused grave harm to the faith and polity of Tibet under the Chinese government’s ploy and in violation of the law of Karma – as criminals in history.

    What is the proof that ALL Dorje Shugden followers want to denigrate His Holiness and under the influcence and deception of monetary gains? There are many Dorje Shugden lamas and practitioners who made huge impact and contributed to the Tibetan community in exile by building and supporting the monasteries, the poor, building schools/ hospitals, providing spiritual services and many more!

    In the pluralistic world today, we respect each other and be friends with people who have views radically different than ours. But that is not the case with the Tibetans and the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). They do not allow that. You have to conform to their views and not allowed to have other views. That goes against the purpose of trying to establish a democratic Tibetan government.

    Lukar Jam is practising democratic rights with a bold and courageous step, given the current vitiated atmosphere against anyone daring to speak against the view of His Holiness the Dalai Lama or the CTA. Such a candidate can bring to the open the debate and different point of view that has been silenced by the CTA and pave the way for a more forward-thinking Tibetans. Unfortunately, Lukar Jam was not accepted and elected into the position of Sikyong because of this very reason.

  9. Chris Chong on Dec 24, 2015 at 10:56 pm

    Dear Rinpoche ,

    Thank you for sharing this post on Mr Lukar Jam. Its is refreshing to see a Tibetan to stand up and disagree with the Dorje Shugden ban openly. The tibetan community is still living in the archaic times. Although Dalai Lama is a prominent leader in Tibet, we should use logic and common sense to analyse any leader’s actions. We should not just take in any mindset or rule that they say without thinking where is it coming from.

    The public should know how to think and analyze any situation and not blindly follow their leaders.

    Chris

  10. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Dec 24, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    “We can’t have a monolithic view of Shugden worshippers”, says Mr Lukar. This statement shows us that Mr Lukar is an open-minded and progressive thinking politician. Even though he does not practice Shugden, yet his commitment to freedom of religion makes him respect those who do, especially those who quietly practice Shugden and, at the same time, show their respect and faith in the Dalai Lama.

    He is deeply aware of the suffering of Shugden practitioners who are being ostracized and persecuted by anti-Shugden Dalai Lama loyalists.He questions these people in their aggression towards Shugden practiitoners; he says they are hurting the Tibetan cause in the name of loyalty to the Dalai Lama.

    Mr Lukar wisely calls for a more nuanced and comprehensive policy to tackle this issue.

    Mr Lukar should be lauded for his courage to stand up and speak against injustice and for freedom of religion.

  11. Alice Tay on Dec 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm

    一个国家可以和平的建立,主要的原因是这个国家的人民可以和睦相处,共同携手维护自己的家园与国家。

    虽然马来西亚不是一个经济很繁荣的国家,但最起码这里的人民还可以在国泰民安之下可以得到宗教信仰自由。比方说这里的最高元首和首相都是回教徒。当有任何大节日或是演讲开放给予大众时,任何人不管你是马来人、华人、印度人,等等与不同的宗教者,都可以一一出席。这是其中一点为何本人会感到非常欣慰与感恩活在马来西亚。如果和西藏相较之下,因为我修持多杰雄登而被拒在门外,我会感到多么的无奈,也可能会觉得,难道这国家不要我了?难道因为不同的宗教信仰,就算我是多么得为人民、社会与国家着想,还是徒劳无功的!

    很钦佩 Lukar Jam 先生可以站出来说出他个人对西藏与修持多杰雄登的想法。这是因为他相信,每个人都有言语发表的权利。而我们必须打开心房,张开视野去学习那些符合逻辑与拥有正面思考的知识。不要盲目地只是听从一面的说法。

    在此祈愿所有曾经因为宗教信仰问题而伤害他人,不要再继续伤害他人了。反而要记得为其他人着想,利人利己。

  12. Pee Bee Chong on Dec 24, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    It is so bravely for Mr. Lukar Jam to speak up on the Dorje Shudgen issue.

    May Tibetan has more people like Mr. Lukar Jam, who are open and
    accept religious freedom so that Dorje Shudgen ban will be lifted as soon as possible to reduce the suffering of Dorje Shudgen practitioners, and the lineage of Dorje Shudgen can flourish forever.

    Thank you

    With folded hands
    Pee Bee Chong

  13. Lin Mun on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this article and reminded us that we should always have an open mind to accept different people’s view.

    Some of the points I learned :

    1) Everyone has the freedom and choice in choosing their religion. A democractic country cannot stop this right. People should have a freedom to attend any talks even if they do not agree on the points by the speaker.

    2) All of us have our own point of view and should not be influence by others who have the power. We should investigate and not follow blindly even if a very respected person have different view from us. Everyone is different and will have different opinion.

    3) I respect Mr Lukar for being brave to speak up this view and promote religion fairness in Tibet. Not many people dare to be different especially if it may affect their safety and agaisnt the government.

    4) I learn that we should be dedicated and have the courage to continue to fight for our right and voice our view.

    5) Some of the laws set by each country are influence by political reason and it is important that we have the correct view to judge it from a religion point which is the right view.

  14. jillyam on Dec 21, 2015 at 11:51 pm

    Mr. Lukar is a very brave person to stand up on what he believes even though he does not do the practice.
    Religion is very personal and I think Religious Freedom is for everyone. Why said no ban but those who practices Dorje
    Shugden are shunned upon and there are segregation between those who practices and those who doesn’t?
    It’s time everyone should stand up for their own rights and let the ban be lifted as soon as possible.

  15. June Kang on Nov 22, 2015 at 10:34 pm

    Each time when I read that “if you practise Dorje Shugden you cannot attend any talk or teaching given by His Holiness Dalai Lama, it always remind me the Story of Angulimala.

    Angulimala had slain 999 victims, however Buddha never give up to him, Buddha did not hesitate to walk the thirty miles to meet him and save him. Why? The one thing that everyone of us has in common is everyone of us can become a Buddha.

    I am a Buddhist, I practice what Buddha taught, I follow the “Lamrin Teaching”, and I did not kill anyone, BUT because my protector practice is Dorje Shugden, , I was being banned to attend His Holiness Dalai Lama’s teaching. In another words is you are stopping me to learn Dharma from a great being who can help me towards enlightenment. Doesn’t it this is against Buddha teaching?

    Moreover, that is nothing wrong to practice Dorje Shudgen, this practice is more than 350 years and many high lama is also practice and has been reincarnated. So obviously the high lama who practice Dorje Shudgen reincarnation has proven nothing wrong with the practice unless you(those anti Shugden) would like to prove “karma” taught by Buddha is
    Wrong.

  16. Joy on Nov 7, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for “opening up” our eyes and giving us more knowledge always so we can think bigger, better and understand the whole situation, and from there make our own decisions or conclusion.

    Yes Mr. Lukar’s views are quite thought provoking especially for the CTA… and yes not all of Mr.Lukar’s view we can agree with but the ones on the injustice of Shugden practitioners and how the CTA works is certainly refreshing to hear. Indeed Mr. Lukar is quite brave, logical and brutally honest. So much so he is now labelled as anti-Dalai Lama. I guess some people do not want the skeletons in the closet exposed.

    I like what Rinpoche said and yes I this should be the way of open minded, progressiveness… “We can still respect and be friends with people who have views radically different than ours. Why not? I like the fact he can think broadly, full stop. I don’t mind I don’t agree with all his views because everyone is different.”

    So yeah we respect His Holiness the Dalai Lama and love him but our views are different BUT this doesn’t mean we are against him or wish bad things to happen to him at all. We are in fact merely, actually, following his advice on “religious tolerance” and “compassion for all”.

    Rinpoche really gave us a lot of knowledge and insights into how the Tibetan people really think and the how the corrupt CTA works.
    Anyone who has a divergent view, opposing to His Holiness is a huge problem and considered sacrilegious in the Tibetan society. They will be labelled anti-Dalai Lama immediately… I believe this is now Mr. Lukar’s nickname, unfortunately. And all this coming from an exile govt that claim Compassion is their religion?

    It’s sad to see many who do not know much, especially in the western world, they will continue to be deceived by the CTA. Hopefully more open minded, educated Tibetans will speak up against the injustice, so that truth and peace can prevail once again amongst the exile Tibetans. I think it’s time for a radical change, one that brings peace amongst people not aggression and segregation.

  17. Ron Wong on Nov 1, 2015 at 5:37 pm

    Thank you Mr Lukar Jam for speaking up for the rights & freedom of all Shugden practitioners all around the world. In particularly Shugden practitioners among the Tibetan community, there have been too many suffering for these people & too long. These are also Tibetan people, like any other citizens in a democratic country who should be given the same rights & freedom like every other citizen of the country. Why should they be segregated, separated, deny of all social welfare & services just because their religious belief is different from the leader? This does not sound democratic at all. I wish you well Mr. Lukar Jam, please continue your courages effort to resolve the Shugden’s ban in order to bring peace & harmony to the Tibetan community & all Shugden practitioners.

  18. Raymond on Nov 1, 2015 at 8:37 am

    It is weird that, people fight even in a religion, like this world has not enough sufferings.

  19. Sock Wan on Oct 30, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    Rinpoche and Kecharians are not into politics, we are here to practice mind transformation. Unfortunately Dorje Shugden faith was made into an issue for political interest. This has created a lot of sufferings among Tibetan DS practitioners. The sufferings was since 20 years ago!

    No one politician among the Tibetan refugees has said something so neutral and straight to the point before. Finally someone sees that DS ban creates a lot of problems in Tibetan society. The ‘government’ is not being fair, promotion of harmony, respect and tolerant is close to zero. They say they are the follower of HHDL but it is very clear that they are not following what HHDL preach, ie compassion.

    I really hope Mr Lukar Jam will win in this election. With his new ideas, new method, new plan for the Tibetans, there might be some good results. If the old one does not work, time to change!

  20. Pastor Antoinette Kass on Oct 29, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    This is good news. Finally someone speaks up and expresses that what happens to Dorje Shugden practitioner is out of proportion.
    How can a government behave in such away again his own people?

    Only Dorje Shugden practitioners are bad? They can not eat in the same place, be treated by the same doctor and buy there food in the same shop but have to travel far away to buy regular objects and worse have to travel far to find medical care!

    Thank you for speaking up on this topic and may the ban be solved swiftly.

    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  21. Vinnie Tan on Oct 29, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    Mr Lukar Jam is really exceptional. Not only does he dare to openly “challenge” CTA and Dalai Lama’s stance on Dorje Shugden, but he challenges them in many ways as well.

    I do not agree with all his views as well, but it shows the kind of level of thought that Mr Lukar Jam is able to have. It is unbelievable and it shows how advance his thoughts are. We are in the 21st century and it is necessary to have advanced thoughts like that.

    When things are fully ruled by one person and no one dares to oppose, at times, the decision that is being made might be wrong. When it is wrong, there will only be more harm then good that is done.

  22. freon on Oct 29, 2015 at 6:51 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the latest related to Dorje Shugden’s news. Mr. Lukar Jam is definitely very brave to talk his thoughts out, especially on current hot issues of Dorje Shugden. I hopes too, many tibetan will open up their mind and see what have the discrimination brought to them , to the Buddhism. Nothing but confuse. I hopes, many more Tibetan could see the true problems where, Dorje Shugden’s issues have been use as an excuses for the politician to get favor. To reserved the culture of Tibet, to unite the Tibetans is not to discriminate them, but, to solve the problems together. What is good to cast out own people who are already a refugees? What political power to gain?

  23. Datuk May on Oct 29, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    It is so very refreshing to hear Mr. Lukar Jam’s view on Dorje Shugden worship.

    It is the respect that he has for religious freedom that makes Mr. Lukar Jam such a needed leader for the Tibetans in exile. A different way of looking at the world today instead of the old fashioned archaic and feudalistic manner of the Tibetan people.

    Sad to think that it is his progressive thinking that will prohibit him being elected as the Sikyong. How do the Tibetans wish to progress without a different leadership.

    Mr. Lukar has at last opened the doors for some people in power among the Tibetan community to dare to think otherwise, smartly and find solutions to the many problems that face them. Let the progress continue and have the injustice to Shugden devotees be removed and the Ban be lifted.

  24. Christine Wang on Oct 29, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    The Obama example is a good one! Imagine any leader in the world to ban the people who have different religion and make a war againt them.How the audience in the world will criticise him/ her. And for whoever to win a Nobel Peace prize, it’s hard to relate the person or the organization to any kind of war that hurt people physically or mentally.

    Politics are played by relatively a small group of people. But their decisions can influence and change the whole nation. And if their decisions are made with their peronsal agenda/ ego, then the result could be ugly as many innocent will be hurt.

    With or without religion, as a leader to a team/ company/country, his/ her people follow the leader with the hope that he/she will bring them a life with happiness and safety, not harm or hatred. Simple as that.

    Please don’t hurt the peole who pratise DS as they are not any less than the people who do not practise DS or who do not practise anything!

    Christine

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  • Sofi
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 08:18 PM
    Mokele-Mbembe: The Last Living Dinosaur | 摩克拉姆贝贝: 地球上仅存的恐龙

    Dinosaur still in existence? This creature has been a mystery until current times where many search parties still had no luck in finding the truth of them.

    Read more here and share with us what you think: http://bit.ly/MokeleMbembe
  • Sofi
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 07:56 PM
    Mount Wutai – The Earthly Abode of Lord Manjushri

    Of the places on this earth that Manjushri chooses to reside on, Wu Tai Shan has been closely associated with his beneficial wisdom energy for centuries. Hundreds and thousands of practitioners have made their way there to engage in practices. Everyone in their lifetime should do their best to go on pilgrimage to this holy abode of the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri, and to request Lord Manjushri’s blessings in their practice.

    Read more on this holy pilgrimage place here: http://bit.ly/MountWutai
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:58 PM
    A few years ago, I think in 2005, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche and a few of us went to Kathmandu, Nepal to buy Buddha statues for our outlets in Malaysia, it was around July and it was a rainy season in Nepal, so it rained almost daily during the daytime and it made the shopping trip somewhat troublesome, because the statue shops in Nepal are mostly in Boudanath and it was not a covered shopping mall, you have to go from shop to shop in the rain. We were staying in Hyatt Regency Kathmandu then and it was raining quite heavily as we were waiting at the lobby for the taxis to bring us to Boudanath, Rinpoche commented that it was another tiresome rainy day, and he said to us “You guys wait here, I am going to talk to my friends”, then Rinpoche left the seat, walked towards the hotel entrance, and start staring at the gloomy sky while mumbling something. The few of us who looked at each other, and all turned to stared at Rinpoche, this lasted for about 5 minutes, then Rinpoche walked back to us and said “It’s ok now, I just talked to them and they are OK with it, we can leave soon.” True enough, in about 5 minutes, the downpour turned into drizzle, and we hopped into the taxis, by the time the taxis were speeding along the bustling streets of Kathmandu, the rain stopped completely.

    http://bit.ly/2m9CLIr
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:48 PM
    This is a warehouse full of Buddhist and non-Buddhist items, it is huge, but it is not the merchandise for any online shop, these are GIFTS, to be given out for free, these are His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s gifts to the world.

    Tsem Rinpoche first came to Malaysia 23 years ago, with only two suitcases of his monk robes, toiletries, Dharma books, and some protection chakras and talisman to give away to people, that’s all, no sponsor, no friends, no …students, no nothing. But Rinpoche has Dharma knowledge, kindness and compassion, and generosity, and he always gives, in the beginning he could only afford to give away Dharma books, protection talisman, “cheap” plastic Buddha statues to people that he met, but he continued to give, as much as he could, no matter how little he had.

    Read more about Rinpoche’s warehouse at http://bit.ly/2l01e2J
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:40 PM
    Rinpoche has been consistently assisting the underprivileged even at a time when he himself did not have very much. In Gaden Monastery, Rinpoche was well known to visit elderly Tibetan laypeople who were without families, to bring them food, gifts and spend some time with them. Rinpoche also raised funds for various social welfare initiatives, for example the Gaden Shartse Clinic as well as this community hall and nursery school in the local Tibetan refugee settlement who erected a sign as a token of appreciation for Rinpoche’s assistance.

    Read more about how Rinpoche helps people around him at http://bit.ly/2kNHIXq
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:16 PM
    Over the years, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche has been to many hospitals, doing prayers, performing rituals, giving comfort to the sick, and relieving the worries of the families. The ones on the sick bed could be babies… born with defective organs desperately needing operation, young children, adult men and women with all sorts of illnesses, and dying old people.

    Rinpoche is clairvoyant to know whether the person on the sick bed is going to survive or not, so the prayers and rituals that Rinpoche performs varies based on that.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2m2cLio
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:12 PM
    Below is a real incident recounted by Casteven Lim:

    One day in June of 2013, I was driving along the North-South Highway of Malaysia, suddenly it rained heavily and I lost control of my car. The car skidded and started spinning furiously and I quickly prayed to my guru His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche for help and recited Dorje Shugden’s mantra OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA.

    Despite my effort to hold on to the steering wheel, the car continued spinning three times horizontally and was almost in a low-flight state, until the car hit the side railing and stopped.

    Read more on how Casteven Lim being saved by Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/2kwQN6I

  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:00 PM
    As more people are aware of how animals are cruelly killed, how much resources are wasted to keep the animals, more people have made a choice to change to a vegan diet. Another reason is that people are also more aware of how meat is harmful to our health.

    It is nice to know a supermarket that specialises in vegan products has opened its door to give people a healthier choice. Not only more supermarkets like this are opening, but more companies are also investing in producing plant-based products to replace meat. Some of the plant-based products have a texture and even a taste of meat. This will entice people to change their diet.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/vegan-supermarket.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:47 AM
    Even though it’s an old post, yet its definitely a great news . Official notice dated February 19, 2014, “TSEM RINPOCHE FOUNDATION,INC” were approved by the US government. Wow…..a happy and joyful news for Rinpoche and everyone at that moment.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and those beautiful pictures. Wow….loving shrine back then.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/good-news.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:47 AM
    Interesting article of Hecate, is a goddess in ancient Greek religion and mythology. Have seen pictures of this so called Hecate but do not understand much of it till I came across this article. Known to be the goddess of magic, witchcraft, the creatures of the night, moon and ghosts. Recording to legends she was the only child of the Titanes Perses and Asteria from whom she received her power over heaven, earth, and sea. She is most often depicted as having three heads; one of a dog, one of a snake and one of a horse. Sound interesting to read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/hecate.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:42 AM
    Fat Monk have known differently by many Budai, Hotei or Pu-Tai is a semi-historical Chinese monk who is venerated as a deity in Chinese Buddhism and was also introduced into the Japanese Buddhist pantheon smiling or laughing, hence known the “Laughing Buddha” to many. As the folktales in Chinese Buddhism, it was believed to bring happiness to all the people around him. Fat Buddha statues comes in varies forms are popular in many Chinese homes . I love looking at laughing Buddha statues as his broad smiling face tells all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing with much insight of it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/fat-monk.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 03:40 PM
    This is a very useful teaching on how to deal with our negative emotion especially anger. Anger causes a lot of problem to us. To know if we have anger is to examine if we have patience. When we are impatience, it is a sign of anger. I never thought these two emotions are related but it actually make sense.

    When we are impatience, we cannot tolerate other people’s fault. Then we get angry with the things they do or say. Our impatience could be caused by our arrogance of thinking we are better. If we really are better, we should be patience to pass and share the knowledge with others. There might be people who have the attitude problem, but this is not something we can change. What we can change is how we feel and perceive.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/avoidance.html
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 02:15 PM
    Ram is a Nepalese staff working in Tsem Ladrang for many years. He is hardworking, friendly and polite. His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche always sees Ram as part of the big family.

    In mid-2016, Ram’s wife in Nepal who was pregnant for 7 months suddenly developed complications, she had to go for operation due to dislocation of the baby in the womb. Ram’s wife and baby were very weak and in dangerous condition, the doctor had no choice but to operate and take out the baby. The doctor …even said EITHER the wife or the baby would survive.

    Ram was very worried and informed Tsem Rinpoche immediately, Rinpoche’s divination showed that both the wife and the baby would survive, and immediately instructed pujas to be done and candles to be lit for both the wife and the baby for a few days. Rinpoche also instructed Ram to recite Dorje Shugden’s mantra strongly to pray for protection for his wife and baby.

    Read more about Ram’s wife and his baby at http://bit.ly/2krBWu8
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 02:10 PM
    Founded in 1790, Beijing (Peking) Opera has been the main form of Chinese entertainment for over 200 years. It all started when the Four Great Anhui Troupes went to Beijing to perform for the Imperial Court, with the royal families present. Although in this time and age, this beautiful national art form has to compete with blockbuster films, TV drama series, home-made internet films, MTV music videos etc …many, many people in Beijing and most parts of China still appreciate it.

    The Chinese government encourages the younger generation to participate in Beijing Opera, and like Wang Tao Yang (aka “Wonder Kid of Peking Opera”) many of the younger kids seem to have a natural ability for it.

    Read more this interesting article at http://bit.ly/2kWwobm
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 01:59 PM
    Manjushri, whose name means ‘Gentle Glory’ or ‘Sweet Splendor’ in Sanskrit; ‘Wen Shu Shi Li’ (文殊师利)in Chinese; ‘Monju Bosatsu’ in Japanese; ‘Moosoo Posal’ in Korean; ‘Jampel-yang’ in Tibetan) is one of the most important Bodhisattvas in the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions.

    Manjushri is also known as ‘Manjugosha’ (the Gentle-Voiced One); ‘manju’ refers to how the continuum of his life has been rendered ‘gentle’ by his grasp of transcendental wisdom, and ‘gosha’ refers to his perfect ability to communicate the Dharma verbally and in written form, in which he destroys illusions, delusions and ignorance that keep all sentient beings within samsara.

    Read more about Manjushri at http://bit.ly/2mpeezi

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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?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
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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
4 months ago
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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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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
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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.
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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.
5 months ago
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.
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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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  • Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
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    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!
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    Bodha stupa July 2019-
    Rainy period
  • Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
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    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
  • Your Next Meal!
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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?
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    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
    4 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
    5 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.
    5 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
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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 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
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    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
    6 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.
    6 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.
    6 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
    6 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
    6 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
    6 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
    7 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    8 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
    9 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!
    9 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    9 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    9 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    9 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.
    9 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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    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
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    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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Teachers & students do prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teenage dharma class in Gompa Kechara House. Lin Mun KSDS
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Nice lotus sit done by the youngest class students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children will do prostration and recite Manjushri mantra before start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
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Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
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Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Student do full prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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