Post 80’s girl practices Buddhism as a nun in snow-capped plateau

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Dear friends,

This is a wonderful recent story to share with you and lighten your heart. Please read it and share with others.

I agree with Tsechen Wongmu that it is not hard to do what she did because as she says, upon finding gold, you can just let go of the scrap iron.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

2014-06-12

“I set off with my dream,
Mercy is my ship and wisdom is my sail.
I’ll return in a day
Through the rugged path after thousands of years,
If the treasure in my heart
Is appreciated.”

The poem is found on the Weibo page of Tsechen Wongmu, or Ma Ying, before her conversion into a Buddist. The 25-year-old graduated from Qingdao University and, now practices Buddism as a nun in the Xinlongdongzhi Temple amid the snow-covered mountains of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Region in Sichuan province, 4,200 meters above the sea level.

 


Tsechen Wongmu with Lama Tsongkhapa’s statue

 

Born in Shandong’s capital Jinan city, Ma learned about Buddhism from her grandmother since childhood. She started practicing Buddism in 2009. Three years later, she shaved her head and became a nun.

“July 2012 was my second travel to the sacred mountain (the mountain where her master stays). I didn’t think about becoming a nun before the trip, but as I climbed the mountain, I felt as if I was getting ashore and, when I look back, it was all whirlpools underneath. The next morning when I woke up, I heard myself say: I don’t want to descend the hill anymore,” Tsechen Wongmu told sina.com.

Many Weibo bloggers praised Tsechen Wongmu for her courage to make the decision and detach herself from secular life, to which she said: “I often replied that it doesn’t need any courage, just like you throw away scrap iron when you get gold. As you learn and practice more of Buddhism, you’ll find every word that the Budda says is right and wise. The decision was not difficult at all.”

Like other Buddhist monks and nuns, Tsechen Wongmu also aims at delivering all living creatures from torment. She wants to help people “in every second”.

Tsechen Wongmu told a story of a Korean man who became a monk at the age of 24 after receiving his PhD in Princeton University. He prefers to be a “community monk” rather than a monk who lives in the mountain and talks “nonsense”. Tsechen Wongmu said a “community nun” is also her goal.

Tsechen Wongmu also hopes to spread the Pure Land Sect of Buddhism, especially to the rural areas.

“Villagers, particularly senior villagers, are mostly kind and honest, but not many of them can get enlightenment from Buddhism.”

As for the question that whether Tsechen Wongmu would resume secular life in the future, she said “When a man wakes up, he cannot dream on as if he were sleeping.”

She also mentioned the movie The Matrix, in which the hero Neo was given a choice from two pills: choose the blue pill he’ll live on in a virtual world, forgetting about everything; and choose the red pill he’ll learn about the reality and face various challenges.

“I’ve chosen the red pill. But I found that comparing to the reality in The Matrix, our reality is much more beautiful,” said Tsechen Wongmu.

(179xizang.com has contributed to the story)

Source: http://english.sina.com/culture/2014/0612/708826.html

 


Weibo page of Tsechen Wongmu

 


Ma Ying before she became a nun

 


Ma Ying before she became a nun

 


Ma Ying before she became a nun

 


Tsechen Wongmu (Ma Ying)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tsechen Wongmu with her parents

 


Parents of Tsechen Wongmu support her idea of becoming a nun

 


Tsechen Wongmu in a temple

 


Buddhist ceremony held by the temple where Tsechen Wongmu stays

 


Tsechen Wongmu in a snow mountain

 


Xinlongdongzhi Temple, where Ma Ying became a nun

 


Xinlongdongzhi Temple is 4,200 meters above the sea level

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  1. Yee Yin on Jan 30, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this inspiring and beautiful story of Ma Ying. She is inspiring because at a very young age, she has already realised the samsasa is a delusion. She was born in a very wealthy family, her life is very comfortable and easy but she knew it is a delusion so she decided to become a nun.

    She must have a very strong Dharma imprint that leads her to walk on the spiritual path at this young age. She reminds me of Tenzin Palmo who was also ordained at a very young age. She is also very lucky in the sense that she was born in a family that supports her decision. I truly rejoice for her. Not many people can give up a comfortable and easy life to live simply and to work hard for others without getting anything back in return.

    I like how she used the scene in Matrix to describe her decision to be ordained. She said we have 2 choices, 1 is to continue to live in a delusional world; 1 is to learn about the reality and face various challenges. It is hard to face challenges or to see the flaws in us, but if we overcome them and transform, we will become better and that will liberate us from the sufferings we create for ourselves.

  2. Wan Wai Meng on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    Inspiring there are young people who can let go of their samsaric life just like that. I suppose the teachings have really sunk into her and she realises there is no essence to her worldly life. The movie Matrix whether it was intentional or not, does point to the fact that there is reality that is hidden from our sight. Anyways I do rejoice in her taking the monastic vows to benefit sentient beings.

  3. Loh Ann Leong (Penang) on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    Rejoice to Tsechen Wongmu for letting go of worldly objects, inspired by the her determinations and thus encouragement to us for grasped as much of Dharma teachings and practises in this very much precious lifetime. Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing this.

  4. HEE TS on Jul 8, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this story. This story reminded me that money and attachment is not important in our life. Spiritual practice should be the most important things in our life.

  5. PB on Jul 8, 2014 at 9:23 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing.
    She is so brave and determine. Rejoice for her.
    I like to wash movie Matrix as well. If I were given the pills: I would like to choose the red pill as well. But I not enough determination, wisdom and compassion to do that yet.

  6. Irene Lim on Jul 8, 2014 at 9:19 pm

    Tsechen Wongmu’s past life imprints must be very strong for her to begin her spiritual practice early in her life and with good motivation. I truly rejoice for her.

  7. Grace Leu ( KHJB) on Jul 7, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    I like the Tsechen Wongmu’s statment : “I often replied that it doesn’t need any courage, just like you throw away scrap iron when you get gold. As you learn and practice more of Buddhism, you’ll find every word that the Budda says is right and wise. The decision was not difficult at all.”
    Simple yet profile.

  8. Penang Study Group on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this story. Indeed, Ma Ying is an inspirational to all of us in this day and age. All of our members applauded for her firm decision to become a nun. It is not easy for most of us especially in this degenerate time. She has everything but she has chosen to walk the Buddha’s path. Besides, we admired her straightforward yet truthful replied, when she was being asked the reason for her decision. Indeed, Dharma is ‘gold’ and everything else are scrap iron. May we treasure this ‘gold’ too. May many more sentient beings will be touched by her story and especially by her works.

    Attendees:Soon Huat, Kong, Kai Lynn, Swee Ching, Kat, Louis Lit and Jacinta.

  9. Leonard Ooi(Penang) on Jun 29, 2014 at 12:42 am

    Rejoice to Tsechen Wongmu. She’s such a courageous young girl with such supportive family. There are obstacles around us in our dharma path & she has managed to overcome it & detached herself from the worldly ‘scrap iron’ because she has found her ‘pot of gold’ .
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us such an inspirational story.

  10. Gordon on Jun 29, 2014 at 12:04 am

    did post Ma Ying story on my facebook when I came across in local Chinese newspaper, last months ago. It is Inspiration story that such a young girl who willing let go secular life to become nun, which very rare case happened nowadays. May I wish Ma Ying continue propagating Buddha teaching and achieve liberation.

  11. Li Kheng on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Tsechen Wonmu’s view has such great clarity and resolve. The part where she describes her journey up to the sacred mountain where her Guru lived as climbing ashore, away from the “whirlpool” of samsara was very powerful. Many of us have had the opportunity to ascend from the “whirlpool below” but, due to our three poisons of ignorance, ego and anger, we find ourselves descending back into the uncontrolled turmoil os samsara.

    Tsechen Wongmu is a great example to all of us as she embarks on a journey dedicated to benefitting others and in pursuit of inner peace and happiness.

  12. Soon Huat (Penang) on Jun 25, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing such wonderful and inspiring story with us. I truly rejoice to Tsechen Wongmu for her big decision. She can hold her vow so strongly and faithfully. I like her two sentences: “just like you throw away scrap iron when you get gold” and “When a man wakes up, he cannot dream on as if he were sleeping.”

    “just like you throw away scrap iron when you get gold” indicated that she is able to renounce everything for Buddhism such as youth, wealth and beauty. It reminded me the Rinpoche article “Good Investment”, we need to invest our youth, wealth and energy wisely. We should invest all our energy and time to learn Dharma knowledge and put into practice to benefit others

    I love this sentence: “When a man wakes up, he cannot dream on as if he were sleeping.” Waking up from our worldly dream should be our goal.A lot of us are still staying in the dream and pursuing the worldly goals such as reputation, wealth etc. In fact, we are creating negative karma daily when we pursuing these goals and that is why we are always stuck in samsara.

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this story with us. Tsechen Wongmu indeed is very good example for us to learn.

  13. Julia Tan on Jun 25, 2014 at 1:52 am

    I truly agree with what Tsechen Wangmu said, you do not need courage nor to be brave to do so because when you realize that you are chasing for something highest of the high you will let go of those meaningless to you. Just like Pastor Jean Ai, everything just came so naturally. May I become like Tsechen Wangmu and Pastor Jean Ai soon, giving my best to others.

  14. Jacinta Goh on Jun 24, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    For some, it will be a hard decision but for her, she seemed determined.
    Tsechen Wongmu, to you I rejoice from the depths of my heart.

    Despite having to live and practice an ascetic lifestyle, you also aspire to become a ‘community nun’ that vowed to work tirelessly for the benefits of all sentient being. All that I can do is to put my two thumbs up, but for you, your limitless deeds cover the grounds far and wide.

    To Rinpoche, I thank you so much for sharing this. It will be a joy to see more of this story especially in Kechara. It will be the greatest joy to You and for all.

  15. So Kin Hoe (Ipoh) on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing on this inspiring true example of a young person to become a nun or Sangha member. I truly rejoice and feel happy for Ma Ying as she receives full support from her both parents to spend the rest of her life to become an ordained person and letting go all of the worldly materials, career, secular life, entertainment, pleasures and so on.. at her very young age. At her young age, she has already renounced to the world and realize only Dharma and Buddhism can bring us out from sufferings and unhappiness in this life and many lifetimes ahead. I respect her to wish to become a community nun and brings more benefits and Dharma to the people who have yet to meet with Buddhism and yet to realize the Truth as taught by Buddha Shakyamuni 2600 years ago…

  16. May Ong on Jun 23, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    This inspiration life story of a young person leaving the secular world to practice dharma is always inspiring, especially in this degenerate age, for the continuity of spirituality and lineage.

    It reaffirms the concept of instilling dharma in our minds so we may practice dharma in future lives, just like Tsechen Wongmu who have the seeds in her.

    May she attain enlightenment in this lifetime.

  17. Wylfred Ng on Jun 23, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing.

    This is really an inspiring real life story.
    Really rejoice to her that she is able to practice Buddhism and her family support her decision.

    Hope that she will inspire more people to practice Buddhism in a very young age.

    Thanks

  18. sarahyap on Jun 22, 2014 at 9:41 pm

    Wow such an inspiring story. It is not often we get to see such a young and beautiful girl renouncing samsara and decide to live a spiritual life. She may be physically young, but her spiritual maturity surpasses so many of us.

    Thank you for sharing this inspiring story with us Rinpochela. And yes, it is true that when we see the true nature and value of Dharma, we will never want to part with it and will find it natural to pursue a spiritual path instead of a samsaric one.

  19. Grace Leong on Jun 22, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    Ma Ying had the perfect conditions for her to meet and practice the Dharma. She met the Dharma at a young age from her grandma, studied it and very quickly understood and opened up imprints of her past life, whereby she must already have accumulated wisdom and merits to be able to renounce at such a young age. Totally rejoice for her !

  20. Boon on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    众生因无明的原故,经常错误的将世间法当成长法来看待,因此遭遇了许多烦恼及痛苦。这位美丽动人的女生,马滢肯放下了世间的娱乐等而出家为僧的精神实在值得我们的赞赏。祈愿她能够顺利的将佛法传予更多的人,以便他们能够减少所面对的烦恼,产生心灵转化,最终得以早日证果。

  21. Sean Wang on Jun 20, 2014 at 9:54 pm

    Thank you for sharing this inspirational story about this beautiful young lady who chose to lead a spiritual lifestyle. I rejoice for her accomplishment. It is people like her that show that it is possible for people to be born in the modern age and still be great practitioners.

  22. Edwin Tan on Jun 20, 2014 at 11:52 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    It is such a beautiful story of such a young girl that gained so much wisdom at such a young age. Letting go of attachments and serving the community. Truly a strong act of compassion displayed in most sangha.

    May she touch the many lives she meets and spread the Dharma

    Thank u

  23. AdelineTan on Jun 20, 2014 at 1:24 am

    Very wise and compassionate young Tsechen Wongmu who gave up her youth to benefit others! May her spiritual path flourish and all her wishes be fulfilled. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful and inspiring post.

  24. Yee Mun on Jun 19, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    Rejoice for Tsechen Wongmu. She is lucky that she get the support from her parents and she has found her “gold” and let go of the scrap iron at such a young age. May she continue to turn the dharma wheel and benefit many beings.

    Thank you rinpoche for sharing such an inspirational story.

  25. Nancy Loo on Jun 19, 2014 at 6:49 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring story about this young nun. At such young age she is able to understand so much about her inner thoughts and needs. Therefore, she has chosen the spiritual path and left all her attachments, comforts and baggage behind without looking back. Really admired her decision and courage. She is indeed fortunate to have her parents blessings and support. May she has a smooth sailing path to be the benefit of many and may those who has come across this story be able to wake up and practise the dharma without any further delay.

  26. Pastor Adeline on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    Such an inspiring story for all of us! Thank you Rinpoche for sharing! Indeed it is easy to make life changing decision when we choose to go all the way. Difficult in making decision are due to us wanting the chance to fall back in samsara. Making decision is very easy when we see the truth and understand nothing else is more important than that!

  27. Patsy on Jun 18, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    She is an inspiration. Ma Ying is young, educated and comes from a well to do family yet she made the right choice to abandon worldly affairs and chose to be a nun. She reminds me of Pastor Jean Ai who has chosen the spiritual path at a young age. I rejoice for them!

  28. Shelly tai on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring story about Ma Ying. This young nun has choose to renounce in her early age not interested in all the worldly life this is something a lot of people should learn from . Along our spiritual journey if we need to forgo something worldly I think is no big deal look at this young nun who give up everything that we think is pleasure. I rejoice for Ma Ling may three jewels bless her and may she be able to spread Dharma to more people.

  29. Uncle Eddie on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    Tsechen Wongmu, who was highly praised by many of the bloggers to have made the brave decision to be a nun at Xinlongdongci Temple, amidst snow-covered mountains at Sichuan Province, hopefully can later on turn-out to be another “Cheng Yen” like the Taiwanese buddhist nun of Tzu Chi Organisation, who was initially a teacher, philanthropist,and later on often being called “The mother Teresa of Asia”. Perhaps, she truly has the devotion,dedication and determination to become a successful compassionate nun, when she said in the blog, that “as you learn and practise more buddhism, you find every word that Buddha said is right and wise”. She has expressed her aims to help people every second and hope to deliver all living creatures from torment. She also has the wish to spread the pure land sect of Buddhism specially to the rural areas, and for this and her pure bright legitimate future we wish her every success! Om mani Padme Hung.

  30. Wendy Loh on Jun 18, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    I truly rejoice for Tsechen Wongmu (Ma Ying)’s wise decision to be a nun. I pray that her path in spreading the Buddha-Dharma be smooth and victorious. May many benefit from her kindness and compassion.

  31. Pastor Han Nee on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:26 am

    In a world that is so full of distractions, and coming from a wealthy family as well as having gone to a University and graduated from it, this young lady, in her twenties,has such rare wisdom as to choose to leave her comfortable secular life,to become a renunciate, a nun to serve all beings and deliver them from suffering.

    Her extraordinary wisdom and awakened state have allowed her to see that Dharma is gold and, having found gold, to just let go of the scrap iron, which are the trappings of secular life and materialism.

    Yes, it must be strong imprints from past lives, and she is continuing her spiritual journey in this life, armed with such a high level of spiritual realization.

    I rejoice for her and am deeply inspired by her. Indeed her story will be very inspirational,especially for young people.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspirational story on this blog.

  32. LT Loo on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:24 am

    Upon seeing ordained picture of her, I will refrain myself of writing beautiful praising words as no amount of words could justify it.(no capable of writing it it anyway)I just visualize her as a big sister, a teacher to the kids and a daughter to many elders in the nearby villages…._/\_

  33. KYC on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:21 am

    This young nun has inspired many people, young and old. I rejoice for her and hope she will fulfill her wish to be a community nun and bring Dharma to the ordinary people she cares so much about. This is surely due to strong imprints from her past life.

  34. freon on Jun 18, 2014 at 1:35 am

    Amazing!
    A young girl at her age is so determine to be a nun! Especially in this era where lots of “entertainment” and distraction, it is not easy to renounce.
    She is lucky that her parents supported her on this idea. Rejoice

  35. keng tan on Jun 18, 2014 at 1:16 am

    Oh Wow, truly inspiring…

  36. patriciasnodgrass on Jun 17, 2014 at 7:26 pm

    I am SO happy for her!

  37. abby foo on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you for sharing this wonderful story with us. Her words are full with wisdom: ‘you throw away scrap iron when you get gold. As you learn and practice more of Buddhism, you’ll find every word that the Budda says is right and wise. The decision was not difficult at all.’

    Dharma is the best gold in life, and it cannot be taken away by anyone and it cannot fade with time or space. Dharma is the one thing that worth to ‘chase after’. And Dharma is the one and last thing that can help us during our death. This is what Rinpoche always remind us.

  38. Choongs on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    The world is blessed by her decision. I’m so so happy.

  39. Alan Chan (KHJB) on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    It amazing story , it must be previous life merit to reconnect to the dharma path. She know that dharma is a gold that why she really cherish it as treasure. Rejoice .

  40. Jace Chong on Jun 17, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    Very beautiful story, thanks Rinpoche for sharing this.

    Not everyone in the modern society will choose this path as most of us think life is about how much materials you have. Chasing after fame and wealth is what most of us do, and thought this is the only path and ultimately I would be happy when I gain the maximum wealth.

    Ma Ying sees through that, and she took one step further to show us, what’s a meaningful life. I can see how happy and fulfilled she is after she shaved and become a nun.

    Thanks Ma Ying, may more people take on your path for others.

  41. ron wong on Jun 17, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    The story of Ma Ying is really an inspiration & encouraging to read. She seems to know what path to take at her very young age, when the time & condition ripen at the peak of her life she immediately took on the path as if she is just continuing what she has been doing before.

    She has demonstrate much wisdom & compassion in the way she deliver her messages & reply to challenging question asked. She will be a role model to both practitioner & ordinary people to practice kindness to others.

    I truly rejoice for her. I wish her well & may her spiritual journey be fruitful & benefit many.

  42. Choi Sheem on Jun 17, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Rinpoche, this is a very inspiring account of a young girl leaving everything to become a nun. Ma Ying is young, educated and a bright samsaric future awaiting her. Yet she has chosen to renounce the worldly affair to become a nun to benefit others. I am so happy for Ma Ying to have the support of her parents to become a nun and pray that she would inspire more young and educated individuals to the path chosen by her. Thank you Rinpoche for showing us this message.

  43. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Rejoice to Tsechen Wongmu (Ma Ying), her previous accumulate Merits become a powerful imprint that make her able to become a nun without obstacles hence have supports from her family also…

    May she blessed by 3 jewels always hence have a swift Dharma path…

  44. Pastor Yek Yee on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    I knew this young nun is from social media, her family gave her strong support for her become a sangha. When she was in university study she already knew her future will not same with her friends. Deep inside she know she will go and look for what her inner needs.

    The amazing thing is she is beautiful, smart and intelligent, but she too choose the most intelligent path for her rest of her life.

    Now she is do prayer, sharing Dharma and give blessing to people she meet. So powerful example she is showing us. Her determination become a nun, really tell the world directly, we need to listen our inner voice rather than external noise.

    I really feel happy for her determination and courage!Rejoice for her!!!

  45. Victor Choi on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    Very inspiring story. My heart felt deeply with her decision to let go the scrap that we appreciate and chasing for it. Dharma is Gold, the gold that can carry along to our next life with our mind ( centre of our heart chakra )

    Thank you so much Rinpoche!

  46. tsemtulku on Jun 17, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    From Sock Wan: I have read about her. She is from a wealthy family and received good education. At a very young age she has already realised what normal people are chasing for, money, career, relationship etc are not bringing us to any where. She reminds me of Pastor Jean Ai, who also at a very young age already decided to pursue spiritual practice. They must have very strong imprints from their past lives. I truly rejoice!

  47. sky81 on Jun 17, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    At a young age she can let go of so much, talk about spiritual maturity. The way is she answered the questions posed to her is very skillful and showed she has much wisdom. What is perplexing or crazy is that people have the nerve of asking her whether she want to resume secular life. She just become a nun. It’s like you just become a parent and you were asked whether you’re going to be single again. There are people who would test your conviction when they see you challenging convention and their way of thinking. I wish her best of luck and and be the inspiration for others to follow her footstep to benefit others through practicing Dharma.

  48. Sharon Ong on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing this inspirational story about this beautiful young woman who chose a beautiful spiritual path in life. It is very refreshing to read about someone so young who is certain about what she wants in terms of spirituality. At her age, I was still grappling with a career choice. Am very happy for her and pray that she will flourish in her path.

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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/rexie-the-australian-heroine.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 10:17 PM
    My Strange Addictions

    Many people develop some form of addition as an escape or temporary respite from the stress of life. But addictions are usually something that could affect our lives adversely, like drugs, sex, alcohol, smoking, food, etc. Do read more to find out stranger addictions that people have.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/my-strange-addictions.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 12:44 PM
    Beautiful art painting Of Vajrapani and Dorje Shugden paints a thousands words. As a protector and guide of Gautama Buddha and rose to symbolize the Buddha’s power and Dorje Shugden a Dharma Protector in order to safeguard the Buddha’s teachings form a powerful combination in this beautiful thangka. It will be wonderful to have it printed in our house or on our altar.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-lord-of-secrets-vajrapani
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 12:42 PM
    Beautiful art paintings of White Tara , Ushnishavijaya (Namgyalma), Amitayus, Dorje Shugden. In Tibetan Buddhism, White Tara is also known as Jetsun Dölma as a Buddhist saviour-goddess with numerous forms, widely popular in Nepal, Tibet, and Mongolia. She is the protective, helpful and comforting mother who shows limitless kindness, generosity and protection to all who rely on her.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-supreme-saviouress-white-tara
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    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 12:41 PM
    The importance of cleanliness in our lives cannot be denied. Maintaining a clean environment is for the health of all humans. As our health completely depends on the surrounding atmosphere. The practice of cleaning is not only for the environment, but also for our mind . We can change our recognition of cleaning from something that’s negative to something that’s positive, then our quality of life will improve. The importance of having a clean room, clean environment is to respect the people we invited to. To develop the clear mind, we need to be aware of being very mindful, everything should be clean. Make it as a practice, consistently .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-importance-of-having-a-clean-room
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    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 06:03 AM
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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-life-of-yul-brynner-1920-1985.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 05:29 AM
    Tyurgen Wowed with Mongolian Throat Singing

    An amazing Russian who won the judges’ hearts with Mongolian throat singing. You should listen to his powerful ability which is unique and welcoming.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tyurgen-wowed-with-mongolian-throat-singing
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 05:22 AM
    10,000 Mongolians receive Dorje Shugden!

    An amazing feat! Authentic Dorje Shugden initiations for 10,000 Mongolians. Read more here:

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/10000-mongolians-receive-dorje-shugden.html
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Apr 24. 2019 05:18 AM
    It’s so rejoiceful to see Mr Yao Ming the professional basketball player use his celebrities platform and reputation to lessen the suffering of others. Mr. Yao Ming speak for the unable to speak for themselves and so rely on us to protect them. Millions of sharks, which are endangered, will be saved thanks to Mr. Yao Ming’s actions. I hope more and more people will be inspired by his example to speak up against cruelty towards animals. With growing awareness of vegetarianism and so many options for food these days, even in mainstream restaurants, there is no need to keep consuming meat or seafood.
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 07:37 PM
    Do you know China is a multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-religious countries? There are more than 50 ethnic groups in China. Different ethnic groups have their own cultures, customs and traditions but all of them live in harmony. Check out the photos of these beautiful people, their traditional costumes are so colourful and vibrant.

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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 07:23 PM
    Mount Fanjing in China at 2,572 meters above sea level, is situated in southwestern China’s Guizhou Province. In the 16th century, Mount Fanjing was one of China’s sacred Buddhist mountains. It is said to be the abode of Buddha Maitreya. In recent years, it has again become a popular tourist destination.

    http://bit.ly/HolySite
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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 07:14 PM
    Master Cheng Yen must have a very strong Dharma imprint. Even though in the beginning she did not have a teacher, she knew she wanted to be nun, she wanted to renounce and use her life to serve others. It was not easy to embark on the spiritual journey but it did not scare Master Cheng Yen. She found ways to spread Dharma and she has been very successful.

    Today, Tzu Chu foundation has its presence all around the world. Whenever there is a disaster, they will be the first to offer their help. Their selfless compassion is highly respected and acknowledged by many. This is how much impact one person can make if we walk the talk and show people by example. The most important thing is not to give up and be very determined in serving others.

    http://bit.ly/TR-AmazingWoman
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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 12:35 PM
    Back in 1996, H H Dalai Lama had made a controversial statement about Dorje Shugden that have caused much disharmony, sufferings among Tibetan Buddhism practitioners . The Tibetans were divided into two , families torn apart just as they do not agree and accept the practice of Dorje Shugden. The African Americans of black people and slavery , the women in Finland, Iceland, Sweden and some western U.S. states, slavery are some of the historical similarities with Dorje Shugden ban where they suffered badly such as physical abuses, denied services to hospitals, restaurants , schools and so forth having many signs and boards installed to prohibit them from entering. Those who refused to follow their order or to give up their practice were conform faced torture, imprisonment discrimination and abuse. Tibetans in exile, wicca, pagans and so forth are denied their rights of religious freedom. Everyone should have their own rights to choose what we believe and practice. The Dalai Lama have said that Dorje Shugden cannot harm him , as proven Dorje Shugden is not evil. It is recognised to be an emanation of the bodhisattva Manjushri and a dharma protector. They (CTA ) should stopped and should not be involved in religion. Allow religious freedom for the sake of all, and future generations to come. Peace and harmony must be maintained, for the growth of a nation.
    Thank you Velentina for this well researched article to bring more awareness and knowledge for many of us and these abroad.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/comparisons-of-the-dorje-shugden-ban-with-historic-persecutions.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 12:27 PM
    A beautiful story of guru devotion of a Russian princess Buddhist nun. Very inspiring , she was a Russian-born French-American socialite, film actress, and Gelug Tibetan Buddhist nun. The legendary Zina Rachevsky was the earliest Western student and patron of Lama Yeshe . She came from an incredibly wealthy family, having everything money, fame, beauty yet she was not happy and that triggered her soul-searching. Travelling to India, that’s where she met Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa. That’s the first time they encounters with Westerners and Lama Yeshe was glad to learn that this wealthy lady came to them in search of enlightenment. Zina became the first Western student of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa . It was her request and insisted that the Lamas to teach Westerners on Buddhism. She led her life to the fullest from her Hollywood days to renouncing everything.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring article of a princess turned nun.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/people/the-russian-princess-nun.html

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Everyday offerings of fresh cooked food and drinks are offered to awakened world peace protector Dorje Shugden on my shrine. It is my way to thank Him for all the help He has given to so many people throughout the decades I've introduced Him to. It is my way to include Him as my family and a feeling of closeness and gratitude I have for Him. He's a revered family member who happens to be enlightened and also my close friend. Tsem Rinpoche (Food offering prayer~ https://bit.ly/1VkYXJa)
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    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
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    4 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
    5 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
  • Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
    5 months ago
    Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
  • Living off the grid in Australia
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    Living off the grid in Australia
    A Jill Redwood is a jack of all trades, Jill built her own house on her property and lives entirely off the grid with no mains power or town water, mobile reception or television. Living on around $80 a week, Jill has over sixty animals to keep her company and an abundant garden that out serves as an organic supermarket right at her doorstep. Her main expenses are animal feed and the rates on her property. Watch this incredible three minute video and be inspired to live differently.
  • Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
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    My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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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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    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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One day, we received a humble wish list from this poor family, an elderly mother who takes care of her grown up son with special needs. ‘It’s quite uneasy to use toilet without a proper door but I do not have enough money to fix it,’ said the mother. Without a second thought, our kindest sponsor, La Hong Eu has decided to make meaningful sponsorship to this case. Big thanks to Bernard Ting and Vickneshwaran for helping this family to replace the broken one with a brand new folding door. Together we are the reason that someone has a sweet smile on her face. #Kechara #foodbank #care - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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One day, we received a humble wish list from this poor family, an elderly mother who takes care of her grown up son with special needs. ‘It’s quite uneasy to use toilet without a proper door but I do not have enough money to fix it,’ said the mother. Without a second thought, our kindest sponsor, La Hong Eu has decided to make meaningful sponsorship to this case. Big thanks to Bernard Ting and Vickneshwaran for helping this family to replace the broken one with a brand new folding door. Together we are the reason that someone has a sweet smile on her face. #Kechara #foodbank #care - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Laying the rescued food down on the table would mean we will minimise chance of wastage from another level when our recipients will have the privilege to choose what they really need and want. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 days ago
Laying the rescued food down on the table would mean we will minimise chance of wastage from another level when our recipients will have the privilege to choose what they really need and want. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Have you ever done beading? Join us for a blessed Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! http://bit.ly/2IMh5eN - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Have you ever done beading? Join us for a blessed Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! http://bit.ly/2IMh5eN - shared by Pastor Antoinette
What do you do on Saturday mornings? Join us for a meaningful time and be blessed by the Buddhas during the Spiritual Saturday at Kechara Forest Retreat! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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What do you do on Saturday mornings? Join us for a meaningful time and be blessed by the Buddhas during the Spiritual Saturday at Kechara Forest Retreat! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
With Dorje Shugden in your car, bus, bike, boat or lorry, you will be protected and blessed. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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With Dorje Shugden in your car, bus, bike, boat or lorry, you will be protected and blessed. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Recently in Kechara Forest Retreat, this bus was blessed and is now protected by the Three Jewels. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
3 days ago
Recently in Kechara Forest Retreat, this bus was blessed and is now protected by the Three Jewels. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. In order to send the foodpack to our client in johor bahru area, we need a team that are always ready . Luckily, we have a group of wonderful volunteers that are commited to serve our community. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 days ago
Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. In order to send the foodpack to our client in johor bahru area, we need a team that are always ready . Luckily, we have a group of wonderful volunteers that are commited to serve our community. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Children paint their own mask for Halloween day. Lin Mun KSDS
4 days ago
Children paint their own mask for Halloween day. Lin Mun KSDS
Parents and students did a group discussion together on the Bully topic  Lin Mun KSDS
4 days ago
Parents and students did a group discussion together on the Bully topic Lin Mun KSDS
A talk on Bully by Peggy. A very informative sharing for students and parents. Lin Mun KSDS
4 days ago
A talk on Bully by Peggy. A very informative sharing for students and parents. Lin Mun KSDS
Great to start kids with dharma knowledge from young. Lin Mun KSDS
4 days ago
Great to start kids with dharma knowledge from young. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Victoria guided the students to do prayer in the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Victoria guided the students to do prayer in the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Creative horror drawing created by Teacher Kien. Alice, KSDS
4 days ago
Creative horror drawing created by Teacher Kien. Alice, KSDS
Teacher Asyley led the kids to participate animal liberation. Alice, KSDS
4 days ago
Teacher Asyley led the kids to participate animal liberation. Alice, KSDS
Healthy Meals for lunch sponsored by Mr Ravi & friends! We thank you for your unending support to #kecharasoupkitchen in our plight in serving the #homeless. Would you like to sponsor lunch for our street friends? To find out more, checkout our website for more details :) Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 days ago
Healthy Meals for lunch sponsored by Mr Ravi & friends! We thank you for your unending support to #kecharasoupkitchen in our plight in serving the #homeless. Would you like to sponsor lunch for our street friends? To find out more, checkout our website for more details :) Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 days ago
7 days ago
Bernard was briefing the volunteers on the details before they headed out last Saturday to PPR Kota Damansara. #kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 week ago
Bernard was briefing the volunteers on the details before they headed out last Saturday to PPR Kota Damansara. #kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Seen here are team leaders giving their final briefing to the respective volunteers before they head out last night. Thank you very much to all the volunteers who turned up. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 week ago
Seen here are team leaders giving their final briefing to the respective volunteers before they head out last night. Thank you very much to all the volunteers who turned up. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to James and Shereen for sponsoring oranges for tonight's distribution. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Thank you very much to James and Shereen for sponsoring oranges for tonight's distribution. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
We received a lot wine bottles for recycling. It was packed nicely by the person. KEP-Serena
2 weeks ago
We received a lot wine bottles for recycling. It was packed nicely by the person. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling activity at Kechara Soup Kitchen. You can drop the recycled items here if you are nearby. KEP-Serena
2 weeks ago
Today we are having recycling activity at Kechara Soup Kitchen. You can drop the recycled items here if you are nearby. KEP-Serena
The generous support from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thank you very much! Here are photos taken during the distribution at government low cost flat. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
The generous support from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thank you very much! Here are photos taken during the distribution at government low cost flat. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you committed university students of University of Malaya for helping in our #foodrescue activities. These still good to eat and in date edible bread will be very useful for the needy students in universities! Thank you Komugi Malaysia for contributing and help reduce food wastage! #zerofoodwastage #kecharafoodbank #kecharasoupkitchen #endhunger - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Thank you committed university students of University of Malaya for helping in our #foodrescue activities. These still good to eat and in date edible bread will be very useful for the needy students in universities! Thank you Komugi Malaysia for contributing and help reduce food wastage! #zerofoodwastage #kecharafoodbank #kecharasoupkitchen #endhunger - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Throw back, Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Chen Chen run thru me when he saw I'm carry a table and Voluntary help me carry the table.. He really warm my heart and remind me must be kindness to others anytime everyway. Just happened that day's topic is "KINDNESS" Thank You Chen Chen, Lovely Boy right?
2 weeks ago
Throw back, Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Chen Chen run thru me when he saw I'm carry a table and Voluntary help me carry the table.. He really warm my heart and remind me must be kindness to others anytime everyway. Just happened that day's topic is "KINDNESS" Thank You Chen Chen, Lovely Boy right?
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