Old Lady stops robbery at Jewellers

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  1. Samfoonheei on Aug 19, 2017 at 11:49 am

    Ann Timson is one courageous and selfless old lady.What she did was inspiring to many as at her age no one expected her to stop a robbery.She is such a brave lady risking her own life too ,fighting against a few robbers at that time.Age is mostly a matter of mind.
    This video shows no matter how old we are now ,we can do ,never give up and if the matters does not age.Afterall age is not a issue if we do not mind. She is awesome and because of her one of the robber was caught.Thanks to her intervention.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing thi inspiring post.

  2. Chris Chong on Mar 23, 2016 at 12:34 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this inspiring video. This is an example of selfless act from an old lady. She just sprang into action by swinging her handbags at the robbers. I would certainly pause and think of the risk before engaging in such risky move.

    This video also shows that no matter what your age is, you can still do whatever you want to do. Many old people especially in Malaysia have the mindset of getting old is the same as being useless. They will just stop trying and sit back and relax. Little do they know that they still can live like the younger generation and do what they love to do. It is sad to see the older generation just stop living their life and sit around watching tv or doing something old people should do.

    Humbly ,
    Chris

  3. Pastor Moh Mei on Mar 12, 2016 at 5:32 pm

    It’s inspiring that they are still people in this world that strongly believe in right and wrong. There are still those that would act immediately when they see wrong deed, injustice, crime without going through the process of weighing whether to act is the best course of action or not.

    I think the older generation are more gracious and heroic compared to us today. Someone evolution has brought human socially to a stage where preservation of self is of utmost importance. Most people in today’s modern society are more of a by-stander. We don’t want to get involve, it’s none of our business. We definitely do not want to risk anything. Even for those whose conscience are poking them, they tend to observe first, do a mental risk analysis before reacting. Such is the reality of the society we live in today.

    But as you can see, because the old lady acted, soon enough others got involved. Sometimes people just need one person to initiate it first. We can choose to be the follower or the initiator.

    “Don’t wait for the light. Be the light” ~ His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche

  4. Sadi on Feb 21, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Awh this is very cute. I like old people they are cute. But also needless to mention that Ann Timson is brave, fearless, and has a conscious. It was also quite funny how all the robbers started dispersing once she arrived on the scene and one of them even fell quite badly. Poor Rolex staff who were shutting the store distressed. But it did look like a scene from a movie or something. But yes Go Ann, you’re awesome!

  5. Khong Jean Mei on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    This woman is AWESOME! I was laughing in disbelief when I watched this video! She didn’t stop them because she was in the middle of it – but she RAN towards the robbers with her handbag in the air ready to strike.

    She’s a courageous citizen. She saw something that she thought was morally and lawfully wrong, and went to stop the thieves. She went against her safety zone, ran towards them – when others were running away from the situation. Without any weapons, she shooed the boy’s off like flies!

    Because of her, one of them was caught – when the public came to their senses and helped the lady.

  6. abby f on Jan 2, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    Good to see that the old lady is fine. I feel comfort as the robbers didn’t hurt the lad, but this doesn’t mean that I’m praising the robbers. But what made the robbers scared and ran away? Was it because the lady is very strong and giant in size, or she has any physic power? NO.

    That is because the society care for each others, they are not selfish, they are not cold and distant and only think for themselves. The robbers knew about this, so when a lady came out and stopped them, they ran instead of hurting the lady! What stops the robbers? to me I don’t think that was the old lady, it was the ‘attention’ from the society and authority that scared the robbers away. Because the robbers knew they will be caught.

    I saw so many cases that the robbers would just kill the victim or anyone who stop them. Why? Because they know even they do this, they will be fine, as the society is cold and selfish. The authority is irresponsible and would not take any action against them. The robbers are fearless. This is the saddest fact.

    Therefore to stop criminal cases, we should care for others, we should watch out for each other and stay together to stop it. We must urge the authority to do something, instead of saying, “There is nothing we can do. Just let it be. I just need to be careful and take care of my family. That’s all”. But what makes you so sure that you and your family will be ok?

  7. wahying on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:07 am

    Yes she is awesome, I wish to train myself to be like her, and everybody to be like her, stand up to unfairness, crimes, immoral, abuse; for oneself and for others. Then we will have a more peaceful self, beautiful and peaceful world to live in. The robbers I think were not beat down by her, she is not that strong physically, they were defeated by their own, deep inside they know they are doing something very wrong.

  8. comel loo on Feb 2, 2012 at 8:20 am

    Wow, what a selfless act, the lady just do it without thinking of herself. She just came charging from nowhere, and the only weapon she has is her handbag and her determination to stop the crime. Bless her. How many of us can be like her? Thank you for sharing this Rinpoche.

  9. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 3, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    I do admire the act for trying to do whats right. It takes a lot of courage and I also think she probably is a lot less selfish than most of us are which is why she managed to do that on the spur of the moment.

    I am sure she could have thought they are insured why worry. But if society and community just do not stand up to criminals I think it will get worst as no one will stop them. I remember in certain villages if threatened the whole village will come out to defend the village that act of being unified does deters criminals. ‘Rukun tettanga’ used to be something the communities in Malaysia used to do whereby the members of the community got together to patrol the community during the nights, it also fostered closer relationship among the people.

  10. Tom on May 2, 2011 at 10:01 am

    Or maybe it could be because she has less to fear. Maybe her work is done, her house is paid for, her children are independent, so she doesn’t have to worry about robbers doing anything to her that would for instance, impair her ability to meet her loans or support her kids.

  11. Koh Hee Peng on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:24 am

    Regardless of how vulnerable or how old we are, when we come across situations that our heart dictates them as wrong or immoral, stand up and fight against the wrongdoings immediately, and not wait for others to make the first move, as others might not make the first move at all.

  12. Carmen Koo on Feb 17, 2011 at 6:04 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Here are my thoughts after watching the clip:

    If you watch her dashing across from the opposite side of the road, it does strike the question as to whether she’s protecting the belongings of the shop because she knows the owners or is somehow related to the shop. There’s some sense of urgency in her action.

    Put that (the motive of her brave attempt) aside, and I see an elderly lady who has only one goal – to stop the robbers even if it meant risking her life. The determination is without question. What is more beautiful is that age doesn’t get in the way of this. If one sets their mind on something, regardless of boundaries set by age, gender etc, they will get their result. I can see that the other pedestrians were maybe inspired by her virtuous conduct and jumped in to help, after she set an example of being the first one to. She broke the projection in their minds that they need to “avoid the situation so they won’t get hurt”. It’s nice to see the other pedestrians jumping in to help at the end, and commend her for her bravery.

    Thank you for the post, Rinpoche.

    Carmen
    xx

  13. Uncle Eddie on Feb 17, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    Notwithstanding whatever helpless scenes that is depicted in this robbery video blog, it seems a common phenomena that in today’s degenerated age, there will “always be people just walking obliviously around and with cars driving by” turning a blind eye to all such calamity happening around the World, without wanting to help or get involved, unlike this braved compassionate and selfless old lady. By so doing, she risked being harmed, hurt, injured or even may get herself killed, but her main selfless kind thought is for the safety and concern of the halpless people trapped inside the Jewellery shop. Not that she could fight off all those tough-looking robbers, but at least she could raise enough awareness and stall for time so that others willing to help will be able to get involved. That wonderfully, was what she had managed to do successfully. Thank you Rinpoche,for teaching us a lesson well learnt.

  14. Angel SH Ooi on Feb 16, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    Thank You for sharing with us. After replaying the video several of times, my answer are the followings –
    1) The old lady could be related to the shop.
    2) she might have gone through similar situation before, since nobody care about it and out of the anger she did it.
    3) Out of compassion, she saved the situation.

    Thank You Rinpoche, please rest well!

  15. Thierry on Feb 16, 2011 at 12:29 am

    I tought this lady must be related to the shop, the way she runs from far away to the crime scene, understanding exactly what is going on.
    Maybe she is the owner, or a relative.
    Maybe she isn’t and could not stand the theft being made and acted virtuously?
    I don’t know

    My main thought while watching this video is this: I would not want to be the person who filmed the scene with his/her phone on 2 grounds:

    1. instead of acting to stop a crime being made, I film it? What an awkward reflex to have… no?

    2. Still, as I would be filming I see an old lady putting her safety at risk to stop the crime from being completed and what do I do? I continue filming??? mmm…

    I am not sure how I would feel after that.

  16. Andrew James Boon on Feb 15, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    Yes it is back online again… fantastic!

    My initial observation was: I thought the lady dashed from a far distance away. How did she know there was a robbery going on? Seemed staged. Like it was some publicity stunt for a commercial even.

    But then again perhaps there was an alarm sounding after the store window was smashed which alerted her to it which was not in the footage.

    Whatever the case, the footage showed a very brave woman who genuinely helped without putting herself first. That is the true essence of helping another in my shallow understanding.

    It is like what Rinpoche always says… focus out!

    Much love… Andrew

  17. tsemtulku on Feb 15, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    The video is working..thanks

  18. Andrew James Boon on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:59 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    The video is unfortunately no longer available for viewing as there have been copyright claims by ITN. Shame!

    Much love… Andrew

  19. patsy on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    At her age, she can still run so fast! Wow amazing! Her actions showed that she is someone who cares for others, not thinking of her own safety and the danger or harm that could happened to her. It was a blessing that she was not harm in this incident.

    She is a true hero…

  20. KYC on Feb 15, 2011 at 10:04 am

    I think her reaction was spontaneous. She saw some people committing a crime. For her it was wrong and she wanted to stop it. I’m glad there are still people like that.

  21. Ethan Chu on Feb 14, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    WOW! She is just awesome.

    First thing came to my mind is that this old lady is fearless! it simple means she has let go all her attachments even death. she is not worry about anything, she’ll make use of her life to stand up for justice and live to the max. I am sure she is a cool grandmother and a very lovable person in life. I am sure that she gets respected a lot.

    In life, people always worry about gettin hurt no matter physically or emotionally coz of attachment and fear of rejection. This lady has proven that with a pure heart and mind, it really doesnt matter… coz you just want to do it. Coz it feels right.

  22. Siong Woan on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    Question – What would i do given the same situation?
    Answer – (after a long long pause) I would call the police instead of going after the robbers myself.

    Thank you Rinpoche, articles and videos posted in your blog never fail to make me think deeper.

    With folded hands,
    Siong Woan

  23. Paris on Feb 14, 2011 at 1:28 am

    What a fantastic video. I don’t think I’ll be forgetting that image and song of her running across the road in her bright red coat. What first came to mind was that no-one, not even the cameraman thought to do anything. In fact, he’s standing there “watching” an old lady hurling herself into such potential danger and nobody goes in to even try to rescue her, least of all stop the robbery.

    She’s a wonderful example of giving something your all, and the old saying “you never know until you try.” She tried, she gave it her best and she literally saved the day. Sure proves that it’s never about whether we can do something or not, but about how much we WANT something and how much we would be willing to risk or give up for it.

    And she was wearing an all-over bright RED coat. Makes me think that perhaps – just perhaps! – Vajrayogini herself emanated down as this old biddy to bludgeon the robbers with her khatvanga handbag.

  24. ST on Feb 13, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    My take out:
    Every once in a while, some selfless person comes along and show us by example to do the right thing with conviction – and then everyone else (who would otherwise think “it has nothing to do with me”) falls in line.

    At another level, the human mind works much the same way. Get to the core of the matter; everything else follows. Only if we ignore the problem would this lead to someone getting hurt/suffering a loss.

  25. henryooi on Feb 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    The lady has other people’s properties at heart more than her own safety or she could be the shop’s proprietress.

    It is quite admirable to see her raining relentless blows on the much younger male perpetrators. However, she was very fortunate that the perpetrators did not response to her physically. She could have screamed at the top of her lungs to attract people’s attention to the crime being committed rather than lunging at them physically.

    Maybe a past bad event’s memory where she was in a similar situation but she was the victim triggered her off to react physically. Maybe that time no one went to her aid and she knows the pain of loss and did not want it to happen to others.

  26. Ivy on Feb 13, 2011 at 5:02 am

    WOW! She wasn’t afraid for herself at all! It is amazing how her confidence simultaneously frightens away the robbers and eggs other citizens into action.

  27. Loren Enders on Feb 13, 2011 at 1:23 am

    Fearless. The Wonderwoman song fits!!

  28. Sarah on Feb 13, 2011 at 12:54 am

    A few things came to mind…

    1. I thought it could be her shop… lol! maybe it belongs to someone close to her

    2. I wouldn’t have did what she did… they’re not harming anyone physically, so i’d probably call the police

    3. The wonder women song really cracked me up ROFL, and

    4. To all the people who send their parents to old folks home and who thinks old people are ‘useless’ to society… SHAME ON YOU

  29. lewkwanleng on Feb 13, 2011 at 12:25 am

    I can only speak for myself.. I will care for my life, belongings, etc first. She taught me otherwise.. I hope it is not too late to practice selfless…

  30. Margaretlee on Feb 13, 2011 at 12:05 am

    A person who would react in a situation like this, not thinking about his/her safety, with absolute justice and courage is already rare. What is rarer is that this person is a single old lady. You can see in the video that there were others just walking around the street and cars that drove pass, all were having a “blind eye” and did not do anything to stop the robbery.

    No fear and no “But & If”……She is my heroine! I salute to you!!!

  31. Danielle on Feb 12, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    The older you are the clearer right and wrong becomes and the easier it is to act

  32. Rafael on Feb 12, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    WOW! That was incredible. Just goes to show that just because someone is old doesn’t mean they can’t do anything!

  33. Valentina Suhendra on Feb 12, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    I think it just shows that you never too old, too late, too fragile, too powerless, to do something useful.

    Thank you for sharing Rinpoche… hehe.. I love it.

    Valentina

  34. Toh on Feb 12, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Rinpoche

    This is a very brave old lady. I really respect her courage to fight off so many robbers while other younger fitter folk just walked by without a care. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. Kudo to this old lady for her bravery.

  35. Terri on Feb 12, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    i love her.

  36. dasa on Feb 12, 2011 at 7:12 pm

    Its amazing indeed. It actually reminds me on one TV seria I used to watch as a kid Supergrandma.
    But I was as well supriced that there were people around, seeing this two robbers and did nothing, only after this brave old lady came and stopping them fearlessly. Vau!

  37. Michael K on Feb 12, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    WOW! She is really Wonder Woman. Selfless act. Senior citizen like her makes an attempt without thinking of all possibilities of the robbers beating her up. We shd learn from them

  38. Adeline Woon on Feb 12, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    Bravery is what most of us lack due to selfishness. It is always about the small voices in our mind that goes like this: what if I get myself killed; what do I get out of this; someone else will take care of it; the shop owner has insurance that covers their lost; what if these criminals come back for me; oh robbery, heck, none of my business…

    I am unsure if a culture or the sense of community has anything to do with the shaping/losing of the selfishness in us, but I believe a mind with no agenda does bring out righteous guts.

    Just to share my recent observation on myself: I have always feel unsafe (because I was also told to be careful since young) when I was living in Malaysia, so I mind only my business and seldom care for others.

    I tend to care more and are more daring in fighting for what I think is right and is beneficial for others during my stay in NZ for 7 years. I even stopped the car I was driving and wound the window down simply because I thought the stranger who waved at me at the junction needed my help when I was back in Malaysia for a break.

    I bring that ‘caring’ and ‘daring’ side of me to Taiwan. For these 3 years, though I am constantly reminded to be careful, regardless if I was going away to town on my own, wanting to fight for student’s (especially international students) rights, or simply wanted to do something that is meaningful here, I did it with less to fear for.

    Maybe mind training and precepts holding helps in the process of mind’s transformation in my case, but for the heroine in the video, whose action can also be seen in NZ, can be someone influenced by her religious teachings (if she is religious at all), or simply because she was being raised in a country that promotes human rights and are taught to help and care for others since young. Don’t you think?

  39. tsemtulku on Feb 12, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    This was played on CNN also…

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    On June 21, 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to witness an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat. H.E. Tsem Rinpoche briefly describes here the history and background of trances, and what happened on the day itself.

    For the first time in history, a Tibetan oracle had the invocation done for the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden to enter or take trance, and there were no Tibetan monks involved. It was all local, lay Malaysians who did the invocation. Our people practiced very hard and diligently with a lot of sincerity and commitment for many weeks, to do the chanting, to learn the rituals and to ensure the procedure was done right. And everything was a great success.

    On the fateful day as preordained, we escorted Chojela to the prayer hall where there were 700 people (by invitation only) waiting to witness and to get blessings of the trance. We then assisted him in dressing in the correct regalia of the official oracle, including the hat and the boots. The instruments of trance such as the sword and spears were nearby along with the noose. The invocation was done and Dorje Shugden entered very smoothly into the oracle. He immediately got up as per tradition and did a very special Vajra dance in our prayer hall, which is the dance of clearing the obstacles.

    Read more about this historical moment of 700 Meet A Buddha at http://bit.ly/38oe0vP
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 02:29 PM
    The rabbis call on their “fellow Jews to transition toward animal-free, plant-based diets.This approach to sustenance is an expression of sharing Jewish values of compassion for animals, protection of the environment, and concern for our physical and spiritual well-being.”

    Read more about Rabbis Urge Jews to Go Vegan in Global Campaign at http://bit.ly/2RF5vGT
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 01:40 PM
    The crow pheasant is a beautiful bird, I saw this bird just yesterday. It is good to know that it is a good omen. It somehow gives me an assurance that things will only get better. Sometimes when people are lost and not sure if they have made the right decision, seeing signs like this can really calm people’s mind.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-crow-pheasant-bringer-of-auspicious-omens.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:37 AM
    The 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden

    This is the prayer to Dorje Shugden as composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Dungkar Monastery of Domo Geshe Rinpoche. It is good to recite daily or when in need of help. You can see in the prayer His Holiness enthrones Dorje Shugden as the “supreme collected nature of all Gurus and Protective Deities and requests to grant siddhis” (attainments). Ordinary spirits cannot grant siddhis therefore in this prayer, Dalai Lama recognized Dorje Shugden as a superior being who can grant two types of siddhis. Ordinary and extra-ordinary siddhis. His Holiness surely could not be tricked by a spirit. His Holiness saw Dorje Shugden as a superior being embodying the gurus and Protective Deities who can grant two types of siddhis.

    Read of the 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/14DalaiLamaDSPrayer
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:32 AM
    The Fourth Takpu, Pema Vajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub

    Apart from his visions related to Dorje Shugden, Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub is said to have had numerous other mystical experiences. During a stay at Chubzang he had a vision of the sixty-two deity body mandala of Heruka Cakrasamvara, from whom he received the four initiations (dbang bzhi). He was also able to reveal the location of a sacred cave called Takten (rtag brtan) near Chubzang, which is related to Heruka. During a retreat at the Nyang caves (nyang phug) near Samye Monastery (bsam yas), he had a vision of Padmasambhava, his consorts, and his entourage of disciples. Although this may be interpreted as contradictory to the often perceived sectarian nature of this lineage, Padmasambhava appears to have been held in high regard. Trijang Lobzang Tendzin Gyatso, for example, also bestowed Padmasambhava empowerments and related teachings.

    Read about this great visionary Master who left precious legacies of practices: http://bit.ly/TakpuPemaVajra
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:35 PM
    Happy to see so many people attended this Dorje Shugden puja in Malacca Chapel . May more people know about Dorje Shugden Chapel to receive his blessings.It so happened to be in a historical and peak street of Malacca center point.
    May Dorje Shugden’s practice spread to all direction to benefit many more people in Malacca. As Malacca is a tourist destination for many tourist from all over the world. Thank you very much for sharing this article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/36lnXIA
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:01 PM
    Rob Lowe is a famous actor and celebrity from Hollywood who has starred in such films as St Elmo’s Fire and also the very popular hit TV series The West Wing. Recently he and his sons did a series called The Lowe Files which is something like an X Files series. The family investigates strange happenings, occurrences, mysterious creatures, supernatural lore, unsolved mysteries and the like. Between the three of them, Rob Lowe has previously said that they have varying levels of skepticism. While Rob Lowe is more ready to believe in supernatural phenomenon, his sons profess to be more grounded and skeptical than their father.

    But with a show that focuses on such topics, of course it was only a matter of time that they covered Bigfoot. I was pleasantly surprised to see this episode because not many people, especially famous people, want to be associated with this genre of investigation. Let’s be honest – society thinks that people who investigate things like poltergeists and Bigfoot are generally regarded as a little different and quirky. So for someone who is famous to openly investigate, talk about and be interested in Bigfoot, is good for the field of investigation which is known as cryptozoology.

    Read more about Rob Lowe Face-To-Face with Bigfoot

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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
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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
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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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
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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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