My Comment on LA Times 26 years ago on Yoko Ono

Dec 3, 2013 | Views: 852

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
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  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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    Many people like dogs or animals, but rarely will they get out of their comfort zones or commitments to do something more. Some I understand have genuine commitments they can’t escape. When we don’t want to do something, we can come up with all types of excuses that seem valid or we make them valid. When we want to do something, we just get it done without blame or name.

    Read more on what to consider opening a shelter or have one at http://bit.ly/35JbnmT
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 02:06 PM
    Applicable Dharma Talks from Around the World

    H.E. the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche has always had Dharma in mind as it is the state of living correctly that benefits all beings. Even on travels, Rinpoche uses different methods to instill the Dharma in the people around him.

    Learn more of these precious teachings: http://bit.ly/DharmaTalksWorldwide
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:51 PM
    China is a very blessed place for Buddhists. There are four sacred places in China of the four different Buddhas. Mount Wu Tai is the abode of Manjushri; Mount Hua Yan is he abode of Ksirtigarbha; Mount E-mei is the abode of Samantabhadra; Mount Pu Xian is the abode of Chenrezig (Guan Yin).

    Throughout history, many highly attained masters had made pilgrimage trips to these sacred mountains to pray, do retreat and pay homage to the Buddhas. These places are charged with lots of positive energy.

    When we go to these places, we should make very good motivations and aspirations. The energy here might help to open our good karma to walk on the spiritual path or change our life for good.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/holy-place-of-kuan-yin-at-mt-putuo-putuoshan.html
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:44 PM
    Lord Tsongkapa, King of the Dharma

    “If one keeps even a drop of the nectar of the name of this holy being – Lama Tsongkhapa – in a devotional heart, it plants the seed of liberation and one receives the fortune to practice and enjoy happiness from this life up to enlightenment.” ~ Pabongka Rinpoche

    Learn more of our lineage great master: http://bit.ly/LamaTsongkapa
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:34 PM
    Tibetan Astrology

    According to the Buddhist teachings, we all have a unique blend of karma that determines where we are born, the circumstances of our birth and the quality of our life. Naturally, this is due to the actions that we performed in previous lives. Karma also dictates our characteristics and traits that determine how we act throughout our lives, which in turn leads to certain outcomes in this life and a determination of where we will take rebirth in the future.

    Learn more of how Tibetan Astrology can help your life: http://bit.ly/TibetanAstrology
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:32 PM
    The practice of offering butter lamps or lights to the Enlightened beings is a very profound and important practice. It is practised by many different religions, light is something wonderful, pure and uplifting darkness. Offering light is a special door of dependent arising to quickly complete the accumulation of merit and receive blessings. It is a very good method for cutting through obstacles. Reciting the auspicious prayer and meditation would be good to alleviate suffering and especially help the deceased. With a right motivation , we offer it will contains much more force, merit and positive energy.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the wonderful benefits of offering lamps.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/butterlamps.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:22 PM
    The practice of offering butter lamps or lights to the Enlightened beings is a very profound and important practice. It is practised by many different religions, light is something wonderful, pure and uplifting darkness. Offering light is a special door of dependent arising to quickly complete the accumulation of merit and receive blessings. It is a very good method for cutting through obstacles. Reciting the auspicious prayer and meditation would be good to alleviate suffering and especially help the deceased. With a right motivation , we offer it will contains much more force, merit and positive energy.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the wonderful benefits of offering lamps.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/butterlamps.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:19 PM
    The truth is truth cannot be hidden ,many of us as Dorje Shugden practitioners and non-practitioners should get to the bottom of the truth. Its more than decades the Tibetan Leadership still could not accept the reality of Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen was murdered by Depa Norbu and manifested to become the Protector of Our Time as promise. Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen rose as Dorje Shugden is an enlightened protector who is an emanation of Manjushri who appears in mundane form. Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen was a great scholar, powerful Tantric master and was well known for his teachings. Due to jealousy , masterminded by Depa Norbu , the officers murdered the great master. It is also a fact that Depa Norbu’s murder of a high religious Lama is recorded in Tibetan history but he was never brought to justice. Interesting history and the murderer of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen ,may more people get to read this interesting article.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/external-articles/murder-in-drepung-monastery-depa-norbu.html
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:19 PM
    Wow! Viva La Vegan Grocery is the largest vegan grocery stall on Earth! The whole store does not sell a single meat product… and they do not even accept refined white sugars unless they are certified for vegans!

    Viva La Vegan grocery is a grocery in Rancho Cucamonga, California. They have stated that they would not sell or make profit off meat. Co-created by Isaak Iftikhar, this vegan grocery is spreading across various parts of America… one even starting in Santa Monica, called Viva La Vegan Express! They have also been going global through the internet by having a recipe forum, online shopping page and an events page.

    This initiative to create a vegan grocer is extremely beneficial to not only to the customer’s health, but it also educates the customers on animal rights and their website tells us that all races, creeds and even species deserve to be equal.

    This is very exciting, wish we could have this in more countries!!! It will be extremely beneficial to the planet and will encourage a healthier lifestyle.

  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 01:17 PM
    Yes ….we need more stories like this. A kind man a kind soul…..Frank Pomodoro a Boston Police Officer is caught on picture comforting his partner a police horse, Fritz. Fritz, has fallen into a sidewalk construction hole and needed immediate help. It was really amazing, when strangers , more officers, ex-convicts came running over to help Fritz. Team work and intelligence of about 20 men making sure Fritz stayed put. Unbelievable with the help of a crane , they managed to pulled out Fritz almost 1500 pound horse from a hole. Compassion conquers all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/we-need-more-stories-like-this.html
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 12:36 AM
    On cold winter’s night in New York City, Tsem Rinpoche saw a homeless man and dog. Moved by his plight, Rinpoche bought warm food for the man and his dog, as well as gloves and other cold weather gear and personal care items. Rinpoche even gave the man his personal rosary beads, which Rinpoche has used to make many daily prayers. By by the person having it, it will bless him tremendously…

    Watch the video here http://bit.ly/35B9clD
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Oct 17. 2019 12:10 AM
    Some short videos do not need a lot of explanation. This is one of them.

    This video and the people involved touched me to the core. People who go out of their way to make life better for another living being are the greatest minds to walk the earth. People who care and do their best to make a difference are people who are really using their human potential for something with meaning. People who actually do something.

    Please watch this video and share with others. Why share? Because you care enough to create awareness which will lead to understanding and eradication of these types of unnecessary sufferings. It’s the least you and I can do is to create awareness.

    Have compassion. Practice in life what you admire in conversation-compassion.

    Watch this http://bit.ly/33AZHB4
  • m.priyaa
    Wednesday, Oct 16. 2019 09:41 PM
    Thank u Rinpoche. Such an insipiring story. This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India.
    For more details https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

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
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    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.
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    7 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    7 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    9 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
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    9 months ago
    Cute!
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    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.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    10 months ago
    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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    10 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    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.
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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.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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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!
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    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
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    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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Teacher Asyley and teacher Melinda showed pictures and biography of Rinpoche to students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children have so much fun during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Sunday dharma class has resumed today after a long break. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien is a good story teller. Children enjoy listening to his dharma sharing. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Melinda guided children to recite mantra during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children and teachers practise some moves for the Graduation performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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So many happy moments for teachers and students during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback Graduation 2018 - Video recording for the event. Lin Mun KSDS
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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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