My Comment on LA Times 26 years ago on Yoko Ono

Dec 3, 2013 | Views: 847

Dear all,

A twitter follower of mine tweeted a link to an online article on LA Times… To my surprise, it was a letter that I had written in to the newspaper in 1987!! Back then, I was 22 and was still living in Los Angeles.

At that time, I was just so tired about how Yoko Ono was being consistently put down. I was just so disappointed at what the tabloids were doing to such a kind lady’s reputation and thought that I must do something about it or speak up no matter how insignificant it may be… so I decided to write a comment about it, and snail mail it to the Los Angeles Times. Back then, there was no internet, only postal service!!

After I mailed the comment, I let it at that. I went to India to become a monk. I did not know if it was published on the newspapers or anything like that… so I was pleasantly surprised to see my comment on their website today! It’s a 26-year-old archived comment and still accessible to the public. 

It is just sad to see how some people, due to their own personal agendas would cause so much damage to a person’s reputation. For many people out there, their name is an important asset to support the good work they are doing. Like in Yoko Ono’s case, imagine if her reputation was indeed destroyed in the 1980’s due to a few misconstrued facts that was fed to the public, then all her philanthropic work would not have happened today… 

Fortunately, many people in the West do not blindly belief or judge what they read… they do their homework, and saw that Yoko was indeed a wonderful lady that made a change in the world and consistently promoted peace. Before we make a conclusion on a person based on a rumor or slandering write-ups on the tabloid, we should check the actions of these people. I never trust what people has to say about another person just because they were close to them, but I trust my own judgement of people and most importantly their actions. More importatantly Mrs Yoko Ono didn’t hurt anyone. She loved, lived, and did the best she can within her circumstances. She is to be commended and left alone.

I thought I’d share with you this comment that I wrote when I was 22 years old. It has always been in me, to stand up for those that was wrongly accused. I wish Mrs Yoko Ono well and all like her who do their best in the public eye.

My family and given name is Burcha Bugayeff. After ordination and enthronement ceremony in Gaden Monastery my name has become known as Tsem Rinpoche.

Tsem Rinpoche 

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Apr 28, 2018 at 10:29 am

    Wow ….a simple and warm comment . Its wonderful this comment made its way and surfaced after 26 years lapse . Which was written by Rinpoche when he was 22 years old still living in Los Angeles.
    Yoko Ono who is the victim of slanderous statements. She is simply doing what she’s always done, trying to stay active and make the world a better place. Yoko Ono is a very unusual woman, have her up and down, that’s her life. Past is past , nobody needs to judge her of her past event. Rinpoche’s Bodhisattva attitude of speaking the truth towards injustice, did the right thing and will stood up for anyone of us. Rinpoche has shown us an example of compassion. Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

  2. Pastor Adeline on Jun 28, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    This is just one of the many traces of Rinpoche’s attitude towards injustice – speak up and do something about it. Rinpoche was 22 at that time.

    Rinpoche was also very kind to speak up because Rinpoche does not get anything in return and definitely not expecting to receive any response from Yoko Ono.

    The same attitude has been used in the unlawful ban of Dorje Shugden which Rinpoche goes all the way to make sure the ban is lifted with various creative methods.

    This post on Rinpoche’s comment gives us a trace of Rinpoche’s attitude that has brought much success in all things that Rinpoche does till today.

  3. Chandra on Jan 13, 2015 at 4:27 am

    I love this, Rinpoche is always so kind and gives generously emotionally to everyone he can. This is a quality I would like to emulate too. Thank you Rinpoche.

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  8. June Tang(Khjb) on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:52 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the post. Rinpoche is a living Bodhisattva, he is always being there for anyone for need him !! Thank you Rinpoche for always guiding us by example.

  9. HeePeng@MBF on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    Rinpoche’s stand on defending those who have been wrongly accused in the early years are very inspiring. This prove the Rinpoche has been consistant in his actions from the past till now and that tells a lot about the character of Rinpoche for those who have doubted or known little about Rinpoche.

  10. So Kin Hoe (KH Ipoh) on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    Rinpoche has shown us the compassion consistently since the very beginning. Thank you Rinpoche for all your care and compassion being showered onto everyone of us. I am sure Rinpoche is very happy to be able to share his comment about Ms Yoko Ono after 26 years. May Ms Yoko Ono continues to carry out her kind deeds smoothly for the benefits of many people.

  11. AdelineTan on Dec 7, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    This is a pleasantly surprise news to hear that Rinpoche got to read his own letter of comment to the LA Times more than 2 decades ago. At such a young age and before Rinpoche became a monk, Rinpoche wrote a kind and encouraging letter about the good deeds what Mrs Yoko Ono Lennon has done in the various charitable organizations, She really deserved a praise instead of putting her down by certain quarters. Thank you Ms Yoko Ono for your care for others, you are great.

  12. Beatrix Ooi on Dec 7, 2013 at 1:20 am

    Thank You Rinpoche for teaching us that we must not only stand up for ourselves but also for others. The feeling of being put down or criticised by others is really bad, no one deserves that especially it’s someone who had worked so hard to make things work, it’s not fair.

  13. KH Ng on Dec 6, 2013 at 12:39 am

    This is something unexpected on my side to see. Something that Rinpoche did 26 years ago and “found” now. Rinpoche already showed love and compassion at that young age. Well, I did not like Yoko Ono just because I thought she caused the break up of the Beatles and took John away from Julian and Cynthia. Rinpoche showed me after all this years that Yoko like all ordinary folks, is still a suffering (but rich, LOL) sentient beings and deserve compassion and understanding. After all, he did much for others and is a strong person. This I thought is what I respect about her. Thanks Rinpoche for another lesson.

  14. Wah Ying on Dec 6, 2013 at 12:31 am

    路见不平拔刀相助,仁波切助人的心在出家前和出家后始终如一。特别对弱势的(包括动物),对被误解的他都不迟疑的出手相助。

    仁波切的经历告诉我,要为自己相信的真善美站出来,不公平的就要说出来,不要还未行动就老想着会有结果会有效吗?如果连自己相信的都不敢发声不敢挺,自己就会越来越不相信自己,同时更不可能得到别人的信任。

  15. Carmen K on Dec 5, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    Just think how much difference there has been in your own life, actions, personalities, attitude, work, between last year and this. Or even last month till today.

    But with Rinpoche, Rinpoche has been consistent in all aspects, from Dharma work, to actions, to believes, values, passion and ethics, morality and love for the Buddha. It has not wavered, and Rinpoche’s comment from 1987 highlights exactly just that.

    That ability to be so consistent already shows a mind that is attained, and what’s more, the ability to maintain compassion, kindness, love and care to all sentient beings shows Boddhicitta. And the best part… we can achieve those too, just as Rinpoche has, by following the methods and advice Rinpoche has thought.

    Yoko Ono has done wonders in her charitable projects and works and continues to support to make her an outstanding philanthropist. Her activism to bring peace is commendable and we should remember that of her and her works. At least she is doing so much more than many out there are.

    Love,
    Carmen

  16. Shelly tai on Dec 5, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    Really amazing after twenty over years Rinpoche can read about this article that he wrote so many years ago.Rinpoche is a really a true Buddha even at the young age he already exhibit a true compassion many of us at that age will not dare to speak up for others we will not bother about others we most time a very self cherishing, so is very important for us to contemplate about our guru quality.
    With Folded Hands
    Shelly tai

  17. abby f on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for letting me know no matter how insignificant our suggestions/views/words are, but we still do what is right. As long as it comes from our sincere heart, somehow it can be heard. And the intention of expressing our thoughts is not for attention to get fame, but is to get attention in order to help.

    And no matter who we are, we have the responsibility to speak up. Again, this is not for fame, so who cares whether we are somebody or not. If we really want to be somebody in the society, then we must speak up with logic, reasoning and kindness. We all bear the responsibility to create a better world, not just only Obama or David Cameron.

  18. abby f on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    路見不平,“提筆”相助,這就是仁波切的熱血精神。當時仁波切22歲,還在美國沒到印度出家,眼見社會的壓迫和不公,仁波切投稿到洛杉矶时报(LA Times)發聲。

    別說出家人冷漠,慈悲和出離也不是冷漠。縱使仁波切目前已有48歲,但其熱血精神依然如一。

    年輕人常犯的一個錯,就是不夠相信自己。仁波切的經歷告訴我,對的事,就要去做,無論身邊的人如何阻攔。對於別人的阻攔和質疑,別介懷,別懷恨,因為年輕的我仍未展現成果,但只要多堅持一下,再多一下,就會有成果了。

  19. Sharon Ong on Dec 5, 2013 at 9:34 am

    Thanks to modern technology, we are able to have a glimpse of Rinpoche’s early writings. Hats off to the young Rinpoche for having the courage and compassion to stand up for someone like Yoko Ono who did not conform to the norm and had many bad press in her days.

  20. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:34 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this article to us. We can realize that Rinpoche is truly a Reincarnation Bodhisattva showing true fully compassion no matter how old is Rinpoche.

    We appreciate all Rinpoche care and love towards all sentient beings…

  21. Michelle Tan on Dec 4, 2013 at 9:12 pm

    I’m afraid many of us will not voice out for someone like Yoko because many will feel non of our business. There is a possibility that someone will try to shut us up and make ourselves look good. This could only happen in the west. I admire the openness of the west. Reasoning is not encouraged in our society.

  22. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Dec 4, 2013 at 8:51 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this message. I’m sure if Mdm Yoko Ono sees this, she will literally have a break from all the criticizes with your comforting words. There’re two things that I would love to address in here. First, whatever people do that doesn’t meets up to your perception, don’t judge the method but look at the result. Don’t just heavily criticize one the person’s flaws. Try to understand the person’s means, even if you don’t understand if it is for a good cause, show your support. Second thing is, we should never be afraid to speak up to what we feel that is clearly and obviously wrong. We should always speak up for those that are suppressed and those who are wrongly accused. Never be afraid to be their voice.

    Thank you Rinpoche for always be you.

  23. Wan Wai Meng on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:38 pm

    So nice to see a comment left by Rinpoche over 26 years ago by Rinpoche. Rinpoche still defends animals and people on the streets through his actions and activities even now when he is abroad he feels the yearn to help homeless people and and dogs who are abandoned. I feel this piece is vintage Tsem Rinpoche. The desire to benefit and reduce people’s suffering is ever present.

    Wish Ms Yoko Ono wil carry on her philantrophic work for others – She has also made significant philanthropic contributions to arts, peace, Philippine disaster relief, and AIDS and autism outreach programs. (from wikipedia). May she carry on her work for others, and it is rare to see a very strong female Japanese figure at the world’s forefront. She is a rare jewel indeed. Below is her tweet for the Haiyan disaster relief

    Help #Philippines Red Cross @philredcross after #Typhoon #Haiyan DONATE: http://t.co/oOE3wP1muq TRACING PROGRAM: http://t.co/JQeycV2Bft

  24. Wylfred Ng on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:29 pm

    Wow it is amazing that a 26 years old comment can be found on the internet.

    Rinpoche indeed is very compassionate that he voice out what he feel about that incident.

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing

  25. Pastor Han Nee on Dec 4, 2013 at 6:23 pm

    Whether it be 26 years ago or now, Rinpoche displays the same compassion and kindness, and will speak up for the disadvantaged and those who are much maligned. Yoko Ono was more often than not criticized and vilified. So Rinpoche gave her a break by speaking up for her.

    Thank you Rinpoche for always and consistently remaining true to yourself.

  26. henry ooi on Dec 4, 2013 at 5:40 pm

    Thanks to the Twitter follower of Rinpoche, who must be a fan of Yoko Ono and John Lennon, we get to read what Rinpoche spoke out in favor for Yoko. I guess newspapers, magazines and tabloids publish juicy news of well known people just for sales regardless if the news hurt that person or not.

  27. Darren Kechara on Dec 4, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Rinpoche indeed has the profound wisdom even being ordained as monk based on the comments submit to LA Times. Yes, we shouldn’t judge or assume on people based on certain party comments. Action and time will prove the person’s personality and works. Thank for the sharing. 🙂

  28. tong sun sun on Dec 4, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    一册26年的评论留言竟然现在还可以重温!可想而知当年这册留言里的含义是真的让人动了心,而且也说出了事实。当大家都在批评和不削当儿很显然上师这册评论放生了作用,也让当事人有了个喘息的空间。我相信上师这评论也给了当事人一个温暖的怀抱。谢谢上师的分享和他的大爱。感恩!

  29. KYC on Dec 4, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    What a nice surprise for Rinpoche to find this letter after so many years! I’ve read negative stories written about Yoko Ono in those days. In spite of the things people said, she has always struck me as someone who is brave and stood up for her beliefs. She was unconventional, very artistic and very much ahead of the times.

  30. Choongs on Dec 4, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    Everytime I hear the song “Imagine” by John Lennon, tears stream from my eyes, everytime. For a very long time, I didn’t know what, where, when, and how to use this bottled-up energy to make a difference, a big difference if possible. Now I think I know how…

  31. Alex C.J. Tan on Dec 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for highlighting that we must be very mindful of what we write/speak as it can be potentially very damaging to the person’s reputation and negative impact his/her reputation, works and projects.

    It is more beneficial to do our homework to find out more before judging and we should develop more our appreciation of others good qualities rather than pick on their shortcomings only.

    Although what Rinpoche has written was short but very You and a Dharma lesson itself. The article is also a proof that whatever we write/say/do will someday affect others either in a positively and negatively whether we intended or it at the time of writing.

    So we must practice mindfulness at all times.

  32. jerry_sito on Dec 4, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    感恩仁波切您的分享与开示

    很感动看到这帖子,仁波切在还没有出家之前的帖子,这是如此满满的爱啊,仁波切是如此的无私与大爱,这份爱从来不分你我是谁,只要是一切有情众生,仁波切都愿意用他的爱来包容与保护我们全部

    许多时候当我们看见别人收到批评与受到攻击时,我们就总是只会默默地看着,也许我们会在心里祷告着祈愿风波平息,然而当我们知道被受攻击的一方是无辜的,然而我们却没有挺身而出,给予一些帮助,那么我们的菩提心又怎么会成长呢?倘若我们给予一些适当的帮助(不是吵架或打架或用有违背戒律的方法),就如同尊贵的仁波切一样,给予一些言语与精神上的支持,那么我相信是有一定的帮助的,这样总比默默不理好多了

    感恩仁波切您总是以身作则的教导我们,让我们明白与学习的更多

    祈愿您长驻在世,常转法轮

  33. LT Loo on Dec 4, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Rinpoche’s style of writing,speech and thought had been so consistent through out the years. As compare to us who are easily sway away by speculations and rumors。 That what make you the one worthy of veneration and those who are not!

  34. Ck siah on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 am

    谢谢仁波切的分享。Yoko Ono 是60 年代著名歌星队” 披头四” 主唱John lennon 的发妻,当年John lennon被谋杀去世,震撼全世界的歌迷。本来死去老公都够可怜了,但是很多人还是喜欢伤口上撒盐,谣言中伤她,让她精神更崩溃。可悲啊!可想我们26年之前的仁波切就懂得发言论安慰Yoko Ono 和帮她摆平风波。那时年轻的仁波切还没当上仁波切时,就存有很好的慈悲心来帮助别人和给予提示。事隔26年了,仁波切的当年言论还存在时讯里,真让人意想不到。

  35. Wendy Loh on Dec 4, 2013 at 8:29 am

    Yes, the letter written 26 years ago was indeed very “Tsem Rinpoche”. The essence of kindness, justice, integrity and respect shines through completely. It is not easy to speak up for someone even though we know he or she has been wronged. I guess it is a matter of losing face and being prideful. But this has never been the case for Rinpoche who leads by example the Dharma he teaches. Thank you Rinpoche and to the Twitter follower who found this article. 🙂

  36. jp on Dec 4, 2013 at 12:58 am

    It’s amazing that Rinpoche gets to read his comments posted 26 years ago! It’s rare to find people who make a stand for others consistently and for so many years. Not only that, Rinpoche has created Kechara, a dharma institute, to make a stand for all who’d be open to explore avenues towards realising true happiness and inner peace. Rinpoche’s unconditional and genuine care and love has touched and affected many people’s lives around the world.

    Rinpoche is one of the many unsung heroes that the world ought to know about. It is people like Rinpoche that the world is in desperate need of so that we can all co-exist harmoniously, in peace and be in the know. Thank you Rinpoche for you guidance always and your unconditional love and concern for sentient beings!

  37. Sofi on Dec 3, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    One word comes to mind “BRAVO”. I’ve always felt that Yoko had been much vilified (maybe due to the “green monster” of her being Asian and wife of their most beloved singer/composer, John Lennon). She has done much for charity (albeit some kinda unconventional – cutting pieces off the clothes she was wearing??). But then again conventional is what grabs the public’s attention and promote. Thanks Rinpoche for your consistency in compassionate actions.

  38. Sean Wang on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    Rinpoche has already been extremely compassionate since Rinpoche was young. I do not know much about Yoko Ono but I heard a lot of criticism about her and I think that, from an outsider’s standpoint, she does not deserve all this negatvities.

  39. Fong on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for showing us what consistent compassion, consistency and compassion is all about.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 08:01 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing explaining all about what is God and Buddha. Religion is a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices. The purposes of the practice of a religion are to achieve the goals of salvation for oneself and others. Instead of pushing away one’s responsibilities, we need to go far beyond not just doing prayers and mantras . Do it sincerely, correctly and practicing more to transform our mind. We need to accept and understand the teachings and apply it . The purpose of mantras, prayers and reciting have tremendous power to assist our mind to have a calmer state. Interesting video where hearing Rinpoche teachings i have understand better and still learn.
    Thanks again with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/what-is-god-what-is-buddha
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 07:59 PM
    Wonderful quote by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo. Yes it is a profound, very deep, and extremely thought-provoking, evocative speech, or write up , I do not quite understand till Rinpoche explained clearly and precisely about the deeper meaning of the write up. Learning , practicing and applying the dharma practice and methods to gain a higher form of mind. We have to accept the way we are and accept our own responsibility for the future instead of blaming others. All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault we find with another, and regardless of how much we blame others, it will not change us. We need to accept reality .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this clear explanation.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-battle-is-a-good-sign
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 07:58 PM
    Lamrin is a Tibetan Buddhist textual form for presenting the stages in the complete path to enlightenment as taught by Buddha. There have been many different versions of lamrim, presented by different teachers of the Nyingma, Kagyu and Gelug schools in the Tibetan Buddhist history. It is a complete guide that shows how one can practice, meditate and gain the full enlightenment of a Buddha. In Tibetan Buddhist history there have been many different versions of lamrim, presented by different teachers of the Nyingma, Kagyu and Gelug schools. All Buddha’s teachings are in a special arrangement that is easy for anyone to understand and put into practice. It is an edited transcript based on a series of Lam Rim teachings given by the Great Tibetan Master Pabongka Rinpoche. And lineage can traced back to Lama Tsongkhapa, Lama Atisha, and finally Buddha Shakyamuni himself. A wonderful book to lead a practitioner from the very beginning of interest in spiritual . For most to learn and practice and put into action.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/lamrim-lineage
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 04:22 PM
    Tokyo is home to over 37 million residents.There are many tourist spot and the major attraction for visitor and even Japanese themselves is Sensoji.Sensoji is Tokyo’s oldest and largest ancient Buddhist temple.
    Other interesting places to visit include the Meiji Shrine,Tokyo Disneyland and Mount Takao .Tokyo is a place that one should visit.Thank you for sharing this article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2LpkqTl
  • sarassitham
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 02:19 PM
    Discovering the hidden mysteries of Nepal through this article. The beautiful snowing mountains and the fascinating landscapes of the spiritual land of Nepal photos was amazing. Even though it’s a small but it offers great adventures for its natural landscapes view. Understand that historically Nepal dates back to medieval times and the culture is one of the richest in the world.

    Unfortunately, I don’t believe this spiritual land has the mythical creatures which were real and existing. Thank you for giving a wonderful video and inspiring documentary of the living Yeti in Nepal. I had an opportunity to know further about this spiritual and mystery land of Nepal. Hope the mythical species live safe in Mountain and would attract more tourism to the country.
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 01:25 PM
    Indonesians who eat dog meat believe that the dishes help to enhance the blood circulation and boost their stamina. However, none of these claims have been proven scientifically. In fact, eating dog meat can be hazardous to human health because the Indonesian government does not consider dogs as livestock. Therefore, there is no regulation on how to trade, breed, and slaughter dogs for consumption purposes.

    In their recent article for ABC News Australia, an Australian national news service and a subsidiary of Australian Broadcasting Corporation, titled Evidence Shows Dogs in Bali Are Being Brutally Killed and the Meat Sold to Unsuspecting Tourists, Journalists James Thomas and Lesley Robinson revealed that many dogs in Bali, a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, are killed in an inhumane manner. The dog meat is being made into satay, seasoned grilled meat, and being sold as chicken meat to unsuspecting tourists. These activities are not only unnecessarily cruel but also illegal and introduce a health hazard to the consumers.

    Read more about this articles : https://bit.ly/2YUpfqX
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 01:16 PM
    With their attractive illustrations and concise speech bubbles, comic books have become a direct and powerful tool of communication and education. Rinpoche has always appreciated this aspect of comics which is why Kechara Media & Publications, the publishing arm of Kechara has created original comics from time to time. Comic books such as The Illustrated Life Story of Lama Tsongkhapa in English and Chinese have been in print since 2009!

    Read more here https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 01:14 PM
    I am in love with only you my Adamantine Lady of Coral hue. I am in love of liberation, freedom and wisdom I seek in you. Even to whisper your name Vajra Yogini excites me to the core of my soul. I have been away for so long and I wonder when I can join my supreme mother in Akanishta. My love for you has no end and it only grows. My mind is focused on you daily and my heart only awaits for you to place sindura on my crown soon. Nothing I have seen or experienced in this deceitful world can remotely compare with you my dear wisdom lady. Please with supreme sound of damarus, cymbals, incense and voices of sunyata, embrace me to ascend amidst rainbow lights effortlessly to my home. My true home where you will bring me. Bring me home soon. In my heart only lies you. In your heart I know I am existent also. We are one.

    ~ Tsem Rinpoche
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com
  • Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 12:48 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about the personal year number, 5, which is related to change. Based on the career, they will be on their toes and constantly on the move most of the time, trying to keep everything running smoothly.

    Based on the health, they will be more adaptable and flexible, and willing to challenge themselves mentally and physically with new heights of adventure. At the same time, they may feel the need to host more parties and social activities than usual, and friends and colleagues will be drawn to them. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Lncguv
  • Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 12:43 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about the personal year number, 4, which is related to consolidation. Based on the career, they will be able to focus and formulate a solid overall game plan to achieve their goals instead of being easily distracted by grandiose ideas and vague concepts.

    Based on the health, they should focus on consolidating all that they have learnt in the past three cycles to really reap the benefits. At the same time, they will also come to the realization that they have less in common with those close to them due to life changes. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2JNbKCL
  • Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 12:36 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. This article is mainly about the personal year number, 3, which is related to expansion. Based on the career, they will seek a new direction to expand their horizons, be it in the form of travelling to new destinations, setting up a new branch of their organisation or expanding their business.

    Based on the health, they should expand their life following the emphasis of the previous years by balancing their emotions and health. At the same time, they will focus on expanding their relationships either through frequent meet ups or by working closer together where some decisions they made in the past year may help them expand their relationships even further this year. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2XKd9UO
  • Pastor Lanse
    Tuesday, Jul 16. 2019 12:27 PM
    Learned monk Geshe Sopa-lah really shares his experiences

    “For Geshe-lah the decision was simple and that is, the guru is with us for lifetime after lifetime, until enlightenment so we must cherish and protect that relationship at all costs. So although Geshe-lah is very outspoken, at the same time he is very spiritual and you can see that all of his decisions are rooted in the Dharma and the training he received from the monastery. ”

    https://bit.ly/2G4CKNh
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Monday, Jul 15. 2019 10:25 PM
    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
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Jul 15. 2019 05:00 PM
    Congratulation for the official launch of Kechara Soup Kitchen in Melaka.Another milestone for Kechara Soup Kitchen.
    Some say that we should not help the homeless because they will become lazy but this is not true as no ones likes to be homeless.
    The sincerity of Kechara Soup Kitchen has gained the public trust and more people getting involved in doing good deeds.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2LnrqA6
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Jul 15. 2019 04:29 PM
    Gangwon is a very nice place blessed with natural and beautiful scenery.The beaches are popular spots for watching sunrise on morning as well.
    It will be a good place to plan for holiday with family and friends.The best time to visit is autumn; as Korea’s coldest province, the cool autumn breeze is a pleasant prelude to the chilly winter and creates exquisite vistas of multi-coloured changing foliage.
    Thank you for sharing this article

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2LlTBPO

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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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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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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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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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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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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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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.
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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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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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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    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.
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    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
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    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
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    6 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    6 months ago
    Cute!
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  • Uncle Wong
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    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.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    6 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    7 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.
    7 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.
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    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.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    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.
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    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
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    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.
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    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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These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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These are some of the food distribution photos taken from our kitchen last Saturday. We thanked all volunteers who have come to help for the preparation since 3pm. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Julie taught children Nagomi Art and they love it. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Children volunteered in Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Fun activity in camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - DIY soap making activity. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- KSDS camp in Kechara Forest Retreat. Lin Mun KSDS
A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
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A simple but meaningful way to spend the weekend liberating birds. Animals deserve lots of love, care and freedom too. Through them, we learn to be more compassionate! ~Kechara Penang Study Group Jacinta
Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
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Some members from Kechara Penang Study Group get together to do a Dorje Shugden puja this afternoon. Join us if you're in Penang next time. ~KPSG Jacinta
Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
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Today we received a lot recycling items from the public. Thanks for supporting us always. KEP-Serena
Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
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Today we are doing recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. KEP-Serena
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
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Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 1st Prize Winner is Stella Cheang. Congratulations! Stella wins a Dorje Shugden Puja worth RM400 + Dorje Shugden pendant on black onyx. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
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Winners for Blog Chat Quiz in June 2019: 2nd Prize Winner is Wylfred Ng. Congratulations! Wylfred wins a Gyenze pendant + Original Red Crystal incense. (Joy - Blog chat moderator)
How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
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How to Clear Spirit Disturbances by Pastor Chia Today at 9:30 PM – 11 PM in Kechara House, PJ
Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
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Join us for the annual Ullambana Festival on Saturday August 10th at Kechara Forest Retreat and make the most of the auspicious Ullambana month. PROGRAMME: 9:00am – Opening speech & Dharma sharing 9:30am – Grand Ullambana Gyenze Puja for good fortune, long life & merits 12:15pm – Free vegetarian lunch 2:00pm – Grand Ullambana Trakze Puja for protection & blessings 5:00pm – End The highlight of the Ullambana Festival is two powerful & extensive pujas that will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We've also prepared a wide selection of traditional offerings to send bountiful merits to the people who matter in your life. Don't miss this opportunity to bring tremendous benefits to your dearly departed as well as those who are still with you. For more information on the Ullambana Festival and Ullambana offerings, please get in touch with us at +609 221 5600, +603 7803 3908, +6012 987 3908 (WhatsApp only), care@kechara.com or visit our online partner
Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
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Join us this weekend for SPIRITUAL SATURDAY in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 13 JULY 9.00 am: Cook for the community - salted eggs & pineapple jam 11.00 am: Book Club - Compassion Conquers All (Eng) / Time To Wake Up (Chi) 12.30 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!), contact us: +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See all July activities: bit.ly/2FCrJm6
In our Johor Bahru office, our single mother trainees get busy to do up the products taught to them by our #volunteers while their children were given additional tuition classes in another room. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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In our Johor Bahru office, our single mother trainees get busy to do up the products taught to them by our #volunteers while their children were given additional tuition classes in another room. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
How To Clear Disturbances by Pastor Niral - Monday 8. July 2019 at 9:30pm in Kechara House, Jalan PJU 1/3G, SunwayMas Commercial Centre 47301 Petaling Jaya
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How To Clear Disturbances by Pastor Niral - Monday 8. July 2019 at 9:30pm in Kechara House, Jalan PJU 1/3G, SunwayMas Commercial Centre 47301 Petaling Jaya
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Kechara Pastor Tat Ming is conducting a blessing prayer for a traveling tour bus at our holy place, Kechara Forest Retreat. By Pastor Yek Yee, shared by Pastor Antoinette
Teachers went to recce the Farm in the City before the outing with students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teachers went to recce the Farm in the City before the outing with students. Lin Mun KSDS
Teachers and students do mantra recitation together before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teachers and students do mantra recitation together before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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