My Comment on LA Times 26 years ago on Yoko Ono

Dec 3, 2013 | Views: 841

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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    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 04:07 PM
    Thank you for this article. I’m very happy to know that the latest addition of our very own Bigfoot Cafe is know here in Bentong with amazing vegetarian dining scene. It is located at Bentong town which is less than five kilometers from Kechara Forest Retreat, to spread an alternative diet of loving kindness.

    Bigfoot cafe in Bentong town promotes vegetarianism where it is a diet of compassion, primarily because animal lives need not be sacrificed to provide us with sustenance and to please our taste buds. In addition, we are kinder to ourselves by eating better and healthier. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 03:52 PM
    We are so blessed to have the statues of Buddha Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyonma here in Kechara Forest Retreat,Having these blessed Statues at KFR will helps to create a prosperous environment and full of peaceful healing energies

    Kechara Forest Retreat have become a healing place for people.This have set a milestones for us to be a Buddha. Many people will be benefited because of Buddha Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyonma.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2ooKMqX
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 02:37 PM
    Ghosts are commonly featured in Chinese folklore. Ghost stories existed as part of the old oral tradition during the Shang Dynasty (1600 – 1046 BCE) and expanded further as Chinese literature began to flourish. Ghost stories continue to be popular today, not just in China but also in the Southeast Asian region.

    Generally, the ghost is perceived to be the non-corporeal manifestation of a person who has died. According to folklore, Chinese ghosts are usually malevolent in nature, cause harm and create chaos for the living. The ancient Chinese were huge believers in ghosts as they thought that when a person died, their soul would journey across a bridge to the afterlife.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2X3AvQg
  • Chris
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 10:33 AM
    Thank you Rinpoche and the blog team for sharing this picture. It is inspiring to see how devoted Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo to her guru. She has lived in solitary retreat for over 12 years in the mountains, and her attainments are incredible. I enjoyed reading her book very much, which is fascinating to know what happened when one lives in solitude for so long. What did they do to spend their time and what kind of problems they encounter during those years up in the mountain?

    In her book, it was mentioned that the 8th Khamtrul Rinpoche referred to her as “his nun” before. It seems that the relationship between Jetsunma and her guru has a long history which extends beyond 1 lifetime. When Jetsunma first met the young 9th Khamtrul Rinpoche, the young Rinpoche also said the same thing to her.

    Hence, the relationship between a student a teacher is much more sacred and complicated than what we can see. It was said that a spiritual teacher would be responsible for the student’s spiritual journey until enlightenment once the Samaya is established. They will meet again and again until the student achieves Buddhahood in the end.

    http://bit.ly/31G8qlg
  • Pastor Lanse
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 10:07 AM
    多杰雄登金泽(增益)法门——增长寿命、功德和财富

    多杰雄登五部分别是多杰雄登主尊和“息、增、怀、猛”四大化身。其中金泽多杰雄登就是多杰雄登的增益化身。
    金泽多杰雄登能赐予我们一切在修行路上的所需的内外在资源,包括财富、健康、人际关系等,让我们无需为三餐温饱、住宿等所苦,继而能安心修行。

    仁波切在这篇文章里,不仅提供了金泽酬供文供大家下载,还图文并茂地教大家打如何设立佛坛,讲解金泽法门的观想法等。有意修持者,即便最初什么都不会,只需要跟着指示一步一步进行就可以了。感谢仁波切的慈悲和体贴。

    https://bit.ly/2RIbQOj
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 04:22 AM
    It is said that if we make big Buddha, we can also collect more merits. Therefore, if we can afford, we should make a big statue. Merit is important especially for a Dharma practitioner. We need merit to support our spiritual practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/amazing-huge-amitabha-buddha-on-the-roof-of-vietnam
  • sarassitham
    Tuesday, Jun 18. 2019 10:22 PM
    It is good to know that this time Tsem Rinpoche has shared with everyone a simple and extremely powerful method to protect yourself from spirits and malevolent beings. Thank you so much for the wonderful sharing.

    The simple prayers of Dorje Shugden and powerful method which is used for protection can be done by anyone no matter what background they are from is very effective. I too was excited to view the video is about Tsem Rinpoche questions and answer from students and friends all over the world covering not only the topic of spiritual protection but many others matters too.
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Jun 18. 2019 10:21 PM
    If you are new to Tibetan Buddhism and not sure which deity to practice, the easiest and most accessible will be Buddha Tsongkapa. To recite any prayer to Tsongkapa in earnest daily combined with 21x or more mantra chanting will invoke powerful blessings. You don’t need a guru, centre, initiation, commitments or lengthy explanations for this. It’s just good for you. If you recite over a long period time consistently you feel much better and depressions lift.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/tsongkhapa/easy-and-effective.html
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jun 18. 2019 06:14 PM
    Malaysia is rich with various cultures and some of the oldest rain forest in the world. From this article we can know the place for escape the hustle and bustle city life.. Surrounded yourself with hills, rivers and beautiful greenery.

    I have only been to some of this place likes Penang Hill, Fraser’s Hill, Cameron Highlands andJanda Baik.This place are really very nice with the cool temperatures and green hills.Thank you for sharing this article which will be a guidance to us for relaxing holiday .

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2RnEyVP
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jun 18. 2019 04:40 PM
    Thank you for sharing this article about vegetarian foods .. It’s very informative and educational to know,especially some of the things I have never seen or heard before this.

    Meat are definitely not the only source of iron but vegetables more iron then meats
    Be a vegetarian can lead us to long life and stable health .Thank you once again for the good information given to us .

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2U9Icas
  • Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, Jun 18. 2019 02:29 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. After joining Kechara full-time, Her life-changing decision started when she realize that she was really after a teacher who possesses complete wisdom and a mastery of the Dharma, which has the incontrovertible answers to life’s questions. In His Eminence, she had found such a quality.

    She has also witnessed how His Eminence’s teachings changes people’s lives for the better and her experiences have thus deepened her faith even further. A believer in ‘sharing is caring’, it is this proverb which compels Abby to share His Eminence’s teachings to as many as she can, so that words of the Buddha will give relief to the suffering of their mind. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2EWNoEa
  • Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, Jun 18. 2019 02:05 PM
    Thank you for this article. It is true that Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) primarily serves as a Tibetan Buddhist Retreat and Wellness centre that heals, nourishes and enlightens life naturally and spiritually.

    Kechara Forest Retreat is also a heaven for rescued animals. Animals have a very special place in Rinpoche’s heart and every effort is made to care and provide for our furry and feathered friends wherever Rinpoche lives.

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

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Tsem Rinpoche\'s personal shrine.
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  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
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    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • 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!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    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.
    6 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.
  • Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
    6 months ago
    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
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    6 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
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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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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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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.
    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
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    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.
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  • 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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‪Supermarkets and food stores have been adopting various approaches to minimise wastage of perishable goods. We are glad that AEON Retail Malaysia is one of them. #Kechara #foodbank #zerofoodwastage ‬- Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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‪Supermarkets and food stores have been adopting various approaches to minimise wastage of perishable goods. We are glad that AEON Retail Malaysia is one of them. #Kechara #foodbank #zerofoodwastage ‬- Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Throwback - Art & Craft session. Lin Mun KSDS
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Pastor Gim Lee giving guidance. "Pastor Gim Lee and I assisted the retreatants in setting up the altar and Pastor Gim Lee performed Druchuma Puja (Kalarupa) to start the retreat. Pastor Gim Lee also guided them during the first session to introduce them to retreat procedures. The group completed 7 sessions of retreat and ended each night with circumambulation of the holy sites in Kechara Forest Retreat. Dinner and lunch were catered by the kitchen team in Dukkar Apartments, which were all delicious and beautifully presented. All participants loved the food." by Cynthia Ng
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Shrine and offerings to Manjushri Dorje Shugden for the retreat.
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Reciting prayers, meditation and concentration on powerful Manjushri Dorje Shugden at Kechara Forest Retreat. This is to remove obstacles for success in our lives. Pastor Gim Lee of Kechara House is guiding the retreatants.
Earlier this month, five members from our Puja House engaged in a Dorje Shugden retreat, spending three days in Kechara Forest Retreat strongly focused on Dorje Shugden whilst reciting 185,000 of his mantra. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to create a closer connection with this enlightened Dharma Protector, as H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche shares. If you would like more information about how you too can engage in retreats at Kechara Forest Retreat, please direct your enquiries to our friendly Front Desk team (care@kechara.com or +603 7803 3908).
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Earlier this month, five members from our Puja House engaged in a Dorje Shugden retreat, spending three days in Kechara Forest Retreat strongly focused on Dorje Shugden whilst reciting 185,000 of his mantra. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to create a closer connection with this enlightened Dharma Protector, as H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche shares. If you would like more information about how you too can engage in retreats at Kechara Forest Retreat, please direct your enquiries to our friendly Front Desk team (care@kechara.com or +603 7803 3908).
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Join us this weekend for the Spiritual Saturday Programme in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 15 JUNE: 7.00 am - 9 am: KFR Pilgrimage 9.00 am - 10.45 am: Design & string malas (Tibetan rosaries) 11.00 am - 12.30 pm: Rinpoche's Recommendations - Liz Taylor 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm: Lunch @ MGH INTERESTED? To RSVP your place (and your meal!) contact us at least two days in advance. Call +6017 965 9484 (WhatsApp) retreat@kechara.com See you Saturday! More info: bit.ly/2X6FpML
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We are very blessed to be here in Kechara Forest Retreat as we work to preserve the sacred lineage of Dorje Shugden and we wish to share Dorje Shugden’s blessings with the world. http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
We are very blessed to be here in Kechara Forest Retreat as we work to preserve the sacred lineage of Dorje Shugden and we wish to share Dorje Shugden’s blessings with the world. http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
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We are very blessed to be here in Kechara Forest Retreat as we work to preserve the sacred lineage of Dorje Shugden and we wish to share Dorje Shugden’s blessings with the world. http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
We are very blessed to be here in Kechara Forest Retreat as we work to preserve the sacred lineage of Dorje Shugden and we wish to share Dorje Shugden’s blessings with the world. http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
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We are very blessed to be here in Kechara Forest Retreat as we work to preserve the sacred lineage of Dorje Shugden and we wish to share Dorje Shugden’s blessings with the world. http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
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A big thanks to Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur for sponsoring and serving lunch yesterday to our street friends. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Rejoice for the Dorje Shugden works and archives in Kechara Forest Retreat! The new signage is dedicated to all the beautiful Dorje Shugden practitioners around the world for over 350 years, who have kept their commitment to their teachers to practice and hold the lineage, and share the lineage with others. Read here: http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
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Rejoice for the Dorje Shugden works and archives in Kechara Forest Retreat! The new signage is dedicated to all the beautiful Dorje Shugden practitioners around the world for over 350 years, who have kept their commitment to their teachers to practice and hold the lineage, and share the lineage with others. Read here: http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
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Rejoice for the Dorje Shugden works and archives in Kechara Forest Retreat! The new signage is dedicated to all the beautiful Dorje Shugden practitioners around the world for over 350 years, who have kept their commitment to their teachers to practice and hold the lineage, and share the lineage with others. Read here: http://bit.ly/2Mzm9qq
Our food bank distribution activities throughout the #HariRaya week. Couldn\'t thank the volunteers and everyone from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia for the great cooperation to help make sure everything is ok on the supplying side. Their professionalism is second to none and that enabled our team to collect and disseminate the food in an orderly manner. #KecharaFoodBank #foodbank #HungerKnowsNoBarriers #Perak #Volunteers - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Our food bank distribution activities throughout the #HariRaya week. Couldn't thank the volunteers and everyone from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia for the great cooperation to help make sure everything is ok on the supplying side. Their professionalism is second to none and that enabled our team to collect and disseminate the food in an orderly manner. #KecharaFoodBank #foodbank #HungerKnowsNoBarriers #Perak #Volunteers - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Pastor Han Nee blessing the birds during animal liberation before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
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Pastor Han Nee blessing the birds during animal liberation before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
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So wonderful to have parents and children participating in monthly animal liberation in Kechara House
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Teacher Laura and teacher Asyley guided children to do prostration. Lin Mun KSDS
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