Press meets me!

Oct 21, 2012 | Views: 684

On the 17th of October, I was invited to hold a press conference. The media wanted to know more about the pastorship vows that I will be conferring onto 3 people on my birthday next week. How kind of the press to be interested and I was glad to share with them.

Early that afternoon, I had been with a few contractors and architects. We were walking around Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) to identify where the Ladrang should be, as well as the area for expansion of the temporary abode. I have been staying at KFR for the past few days, overseeing the construction as it is in full swing now.

While walking around, I blacked out under the mid-day sun. We had climbed to the top of the hill at 1pm, when I suddenly felt dizzy and had to quickly sit down on the ground. When I opened my eyes, everything appeared white… I apologized to the contractors and architects, and made my way back to the cabin where I rested for half an hour. After finalizing a few details with them, I made my way down to KL for the press conference… I was so glad I can make it to the Press after the blackout… it was exhaustion, not eating and also very hot sun.

When I arrived at the gompa at around 5pm, there were 22 people from the press, from 10 publications: New Straits Times, Sin Chew Daily, Nanyang Siang Pau, Oriental Daily, China Press, Red Tomato, Mun Sang Poh, The Charm magazine, Ming Guan Feng Shui and Special Weekly.

I gave an explanation on why I came to Malaysia in the first place, what pastors and pastorship vows are about and why I want to give back to my home, Malaysia, through the building of KFR.

After talking for a while, I opened the floor to a few questions by the press… and they really asked some real good questions!! It was clear that they had done their research and “studied up” on my pictorial biography! I answered their wonderful questions after clear contemplation.. there were a few who expressed interest in KFR, so I invited them up for a personal tour. Hehe

After answering questions from the press, I presented 600 kg of rice to a nun named, Ani Yeshe Dolma. She represented Padmasambhava Children Loving Association in Klang.

Ani Yeshe Dolma is a fully ordained nun who has decided to devote her life towards taking care of orphans in Malaysia. After receiving Kechara’s gift, she humbly requested for the Kechara pastors to provide consultation for the orphans who have had an abusive upbringing… I felt that it was a very sincere request. Ani truly wants to help the children both physically and emotionally… Pastor Susan will be liaising with her to follow up on a program.

Do take a look at the pictures below for now, I will be adding a video when it’s ready – so do come back for it!

 Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

 


 

600 kg of rice. I pray that none of these children will ever go hungry.

 

 

One of the first to arrive! Ani Yeshe Dolma (right) reading the Peace book.

 

 

Kechara House front desk: (l-r) Sock Wan, Cynthia & May. The uniforms look good!!

 

 

 Senior photographer Khor Ming Xiang from Nanyang Siang Pau.

 

 

 Managing Editor Iring Tan from The Charm magazine. On the right is Sharon Saw, Director of Kechara Communications Centre. Sharon’s dept handles all of the press and media.

 

 

C. Premananthini from the New Straits Times.

 

 

 Deputy photo editor Khoo Kay Hean from Oriental Daily being handed
his press kit by Pastor Kok Yek Yee..

 

 

The press slowly filling in the seats… 

 

 

 When I arrived, I did a quick dedication before we started. This is to set the correct motivation for the press conference.

 

 

 Those sitting in front are from the Padmasambhava Children Loving Association. A few representatives came to receive the food donation.

 

My usual “get personal with the audience” style hehehe

 

 

James (background) was there to translate into Chinese for the Chinese press.

 

 

 Explaining about our plans for Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR).

 

 

James was a very good translator that day.

 

 

During the Q&A session.

 

 

Ani Yeshe Dolma accepting the 600kg of rice. The children’s association gave a token of
appreciation, thank you very much!

 

 

Exchanging gifts hehe

 

 

 Senior Reporter Wong Mei Fen from Red Tomato. I gave her our Kechara greeting cards… she looked like a creative person who would appreciate it.

 

 

 Ani Yeshe Dolma asking a few questions.

 

 

 Executive Editor Sian Teik Kim from Red Tomato. 

 

 

 I invited this beautiful lady to the Kechara Forest Retreat. She would enjoy what we’re doing up there very much. 

 

 

 C. Premananthini from the News Straits Times. 

 

 

 Managing Editor Iring Tan from The Charm magazine.

 

 

 Assistant Editor Tan Chee Yong from Red Tomato.

 

 

 Features reporter Cleo Chia Siew Ting from Oriental Daily.

 

 

 Features editor Hoo Sue Ling from Nanyang Siang Pau.

 

 

 Reporter Jacqueline Khoo from Special Weekly.

 

 

 Advertisement sales specialist Ashley Tang Phaik Kwang from Sin Chew Daily.

 

 

 Advertisement Sales specialist Kelvin Loh from Nanyang Siang Pau.

 

 

 Features reporter Pai Yin from Mun Sang Poh.

 

 

 Freelance features writer Jonah Foo from Ming Guan Feng Shui. Jonah listened attentively and was always seen taking down notes!

 

 

 Wong Wai Shyan from Sin Chiew Daily, and Sim (middle), an ex-reporter.

 

 

 Sim was very respectful. I hope that she will benefit a lot from the books.

 

 

 Joseph (left) and his beautiful mother. Joseph’s father recently passed away… Kechara House arranged for a memorial at the gompa

 

 

A few final shots.

 

 


 

Kechara House to hold pastor ordination event

22 October 2012 | last updated at 11:08PM

PETALING JAYA: Kechara House, a Tsem Tulku Buddhist organisation, will hold the second Buddhist Pastor Ordination and Refuge ceremony on Wednesday.


Tsem Tulku Rinpoche (right) handing over bags of rice to Ani Yeshe Dolma (second right) from Padmasambhava Children Loving Association members. Pic by Mohd Yusni Ariffin

 

The ceremony is being held in conjunction with Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s 47th birthday at the Kechara House, Jalan PJU 1/3G, SunwayMas Commercial Centre.

A range of activities has been lined up, including video screenings, a vegetarian dinner, Kechara Kids Choir performance and prayers for Tsem Rinpoche.

The Buddhist pastor ordination ceremony was first introduced by Tsem Rinpoche to bridge the gap between monks, nuns and lay people.

Tsem Rinpoche said that even though pastorship is new to Buddhism, the vows taken by the pastors are based on the teachings of Buddha Shakyamuni.

He said he will ordain three pastors this year, and that after the ordination, the pastors will be able to conduct classes and perform special Buddhist rituals.

“As a lay person holding vows, pastors make the dharma accessible to more people by giving them guidance and sharing knowledge.

“Pastors are ordinary people who have gone the extra mile in dedicating their lives to sharing the dharma.

“They have committed themselves to pursuing spirituality and encouraging it in others,” said Tsem Rinpoche.

“I know what it’s like to have very little, and I want to share what I have with those in need.

“It is not about celebrating my birthday, but more about celebrating the spirit of giving,” said Tsem Rinpoche, who is the founder and spiritual adviser of the organisation.

He said the organisation will have a retreat in two years’ time.

Catering exclusively to Malaysians, the yet-to-be-built Kechara Forest Retreat is intended to be a spiritual camp to help purify the mind, body and soul.

The retreat will include meditation classes, as well as a tour of an organic farm to educate people about healthy eating and saving the environment.

Based in Chamang, Bentong, Pahang, the total cost of the retreat project is about RM28 million.

The organisation will hold a fund-raising event for the project and seeks the help of the public for donations.

At the ceremony, 109 rice bags were also donated to the Padmasambhava Children Loving Association in Klang.

The association is a home for underprivileged children.

Those who wish to make donations can call Kechara House at 03-7803 3908.

For details, they can also visit www.kechara.com.

Kechara House to hold pastor ordination event – Central – New Straits Times -http://www.nst.com.my/streets/central/kechara-house-to-hold-pastor-ordination-event-1.160208

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  1. […] Yesterday was my 47th birthday. As with last year, it was a full day of celebration that came in conjunction with the Pastor Ordination Ceremony. The ceremony was an event that the press was interested about… just a week ago, 12 press publications came to ask a few questions about it. […]

  2. Lucas Roth on Apr 10, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    i hope that this causes Kechara to grow and plants seeds of Dharma into peoples minds so that when they see a Kechara poster or add they will go “i read that somewhere” . good job Rinpoche and please have a long life to spread the dharma.

  3. James Long on Nov 25, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    我非常坦白的说,我们需要经费来建 “克切拉禅修林”。所有的一些都是为的你我,为了大家。这个禅修林,不只是一个建筑物,这标榜着我们未来“心灵”的发展。禅修林是一个让我们认识自己,培养正面思考的地方。

    我们保护国土,保护环境,是不是时候我们也要为下一代的“健康思考”,“心灵健康”献出一份力?就算我们保住了世界,但人心却忘了栽培,那么社会问题还是一定会存在,因为我们治标不治本。你认为呢?

  4. Lim (KH JB) on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for staying in beautiful Malaysia to benefit all Malaysian and all sentient beings. And rejoice for the media that coming to meet Rinpoche and get know more Rinpoche, Kechara House and KFR. I truly wish that Rinpoche, KH and KFR and be fully promote by media to get more peoples know about KFR, hence sponsors will come from other places…

  5. abby F on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    My father read the news and he is very happy with what we are doing, donating rice to the needy. Rinpoche is the one who teaches me to be generous and kind. In fact, doing Dharma work with good motivation is the best thing to contribute back to the society! Even my father is interested in what Kechara’s Pastors are doing. 🙂

    All of us in Malaysia are lucky to have Rinpoche to teach here and contribute back to the society here, especially the Buddhist society in Malaysia! People from press have shown us how much they crave for Dharma(or I would say the teachings of love and compassion) and there is a lot of questions regarding spirituality in their head. I’m very happy because they asked the questions, as the media people and the media are one of the medium that spread the teachings of love and compassion! Thank you Rinpoche for always patiently teaches us and answer some of our funny questions. Thank you Rinpoche for showing up for the press conference even though Rinpoche was not well.

    And I thank Ani Yeshe Dolma for taking care the kids who lost their parents and their beloved ones. We definitely need more pastors in Kechara to extend our help out to more people.

  6. Irene Lim on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Rinpoche conquers the press.

  7. Bk on Oct 29, 2012 at 2:39 am

    The media were absolutely bowled over by Rinpoche during the press conference. I felt that although rinpoche arrived late due to the heat stroke, they “forgave” him completely by the end of the session. Many members of the press were particularly interested in rinpoche’s childhood experiences after having read his biography, The Promise. This event attracted the most press so far compared to any other Kechara event, to my knowledge.

    I was happy to know that the media people were also interested in our Kechara Village and Kechara Forest Retreat projects, and some were fortunate enough to be invited for a private tour of the facilities once it has been built. Am really looking forward to that.

  8. So Kin Hoe on Oct 27, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    We are blessed in Malaysia to have Tsem Rinpoche to give us the Dharma and many precious Buddhist teachings for 20 years. Rinpoche has always care for those who are less fortunate and never fail to smile in front of us even he is not well. Rejoice for all the media members to receive blessings and gifts from Rinpoche. Thank you Rinpoche for stay with us and continue to turn the Dharma wheel.

  9. […] Yesterday was my 47th birthday. As with last year, it was a full day of celebration that came in conjunction with the Pastor Ordination Ceremony. The ceremony was an event that the press was interested about… just a week ago, 12 press publications came to ask a few questions about it. […]

  10. […] Yesterday was my 47th birthday. As with last year, it was a full day of celebration that came in conjunction with the Pastor Ordination Ceremony. The ceremony was an event that the press was interested about… just a week ago, 12 press publications came to ask a few questions about it. […]

  11. Albert Ratchaga on Oct 27, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    Rinpoche is a person who act on his words, when he says he want to feed the people who is hungry, he’ll do it, there is always no if, but, and can’t, to Rinpoche, everything can. Can doesn’t mean you have to do the first time right, you can fail while doing it, but the motivation is not giving up, fail, do again, fail, do again until we get it right, the key is, at least we tried our best for achieving it.

    When Rinpoche started Kechara, there are many obstacles, Rinpoche face many difficulties for the past 20 years, with the people outside, with students, etc. But he never give up, he always do 120% to push everyone and he make sure he pushes himself 200%, he always make sure he showed a good example as a leader, Rinpoche will never slack on his Dharma work, never even once, That’s Rinpoche.

    Because of Rinpoche’s consistent effort, today Kechara is able to help so many people, giving out food to feed so many people, helping them physically and emotionally and spiritually.

    Rinpoche’s compassion never end, as for us, giving up with little difficulties we face is a shame, it will only show how selfish we are, because in Dharma, it is not about ourselves, it is benefiting others.

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for always share and show us the right path we should walk, thank you Rinpoche for what I have today.

    With folded hand _/\_
    Albert

  12. wei theng on Oct 27, 2012 at 3:08 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with the press on Kechara & KFR. RInpoche is not well on that day but still came for the conference.
    When more press are aware of Rinpoche, Kechara, it will be helpful for getting more supports for Kechara Projects after they spread the news to the public.
    Great job Comm Team & Pastor YY for arranging and inviting the Press to the press conference.

  13. Darren Kechara Paradise on Oct 26, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    Rinpoche’s selfless motivation to benefit every sentient beings are an extraordinary example to everyone.

  14. Adrian Chow on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche,

    Thank you Rinpoche for working so hard for Dharma. By seeing the pictures, what i noticed is that all the reporters are very touched by Rinpoche’s presence and compassion. May this event will bring much more benefits to others through various media and press. May Rinpoche’s vision and mission is clear from obstacles and manifest swiftly.

  15. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 26, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    Kechara Forest Retreats is the biggest thing that will be coming up for Kechara in the near future, it is very exiting and much resources and people are needed to do the project. So come and lend a hand for the future and contribute to the building of this KFR.

  16. Uncle Eddie on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    At the above conference, 109 bags of rice were haned over by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to Aini Yeshe Dolma of the Padmasambhava Children Loving Association in Klang, a home for the underpriviledged children. “It is not about celebrating my birthday, but more about celeberating the spirit of giving. I know what’s its like to have very little, and I want to share what I have with those in need, said the Founder and Spiritual Adviser of the Organisation, Kechara House, Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. On the ordination of the three new pastors, Tsem Rinpoche has this to comment, “The pastors will be able to conduct classes and perform special Buddhist rituals. Vows taken by pastors are based on the teachings of Buddha Shakyamuni – As lay person holding such vows, pastors make Dharma accessible to more people by given them guiduance and sharing knowledge. They have committed themselves to pursuing spirituality and encouraging it in others.” Thanks for the sharing and caring Rinpoche.v

  17. Jace Chong on Oct 26, 2012 at 2:03 am

    Rinpoche is very very kind, beside explains about Kechara Forest Retreat project, patiently listen to all the questions from the press and gave very good answers for each question even Rinpoche is not feeling well. We didn’t even realize Rinpoche was not feeling well that time as Rinpoche was smiling away.

    It’s a very good event where the interactive among the media and Rinpoche is really good as the media seems to have study about Rinpoche before they attend the event.

    Each of the media member received blessings and gifts from Rinpoche directly, how fortunate!!! Wish all the media members are blessed with peace and harmony.

    Thank you Rinpoche for always giving Dharma, love and cares to all sentient beings no matter how much suffering you are having. Thank you!

  18. Wah Ying on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:23 am

    Giving away some packets of rice may seems simple and easy, but that’s the necessity for many who need it.

    What we have, even is little but by sharing we make the little something more special and meaningful. Whether is a packet of rice or secret of eternal happiness, Rinpoche is always willing and prepare to share with all.

    Rejoice for media friends who met Rinpoche and getting some advice from Rinpoche. We hope they could spread the news of KFR and happiness to many out there. Thank you Rinpoche, and all the media and Kechara team to make this happens.

  19. Cynthia Lee on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:12 am

    I was extremely surprised to see so many media people attended this press conference. The press appeared to be touched by Rinpoche’s charisma and presence. The presence I identify it as compassion which work in ways that people who meets a person which exudes pure compassion will not be able to ignore it. It doesn’t matter whether you are from the press, celebrity or any “ordinary” person, true kindness is the way to go. It touches people when you feel the care so strongly that makes you wanna cry.

  20. guat kooi tan on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I am very happy to have taken refuge with Rinpoche on the auspicious 47th birthday of Rinpoche…. Thanks so much. The Dharma on the blog not only benefits we Malaysians but also people of the whole world. I have been searching for a Guru who can guide me in my cultivation and I am very lucky to find a Great Guru in Rinpoche,thanks Rinpoche for accepting us as the students…….
    The message which Rinpoche conveyed last night which really touched me and gave me a blow was time is running short and the length of the time to my destiny is running short each day.
    I would learn more dharma and do more dharma work and Rinpoche , please pardon me because I am still new and ignorant in many things and hope to learn fast and progress in the Dharma path swifter with Rinpoche and the Buddha’s blessings…
    Wishing Rinpoche continue to turn the Dharma wheel in Malaysia and have long life and be healthy and happy always. Rinpoche is the loving and compassionate Guru to me always……

  21. Milly on Oct 25, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    The strong support from the media for the press conference reflects the recognition of Rinpoche’s dharma work in Malaysia. More and more people are benefiting from Rinpoche’s teachings. The press conference provides an effective platform to spread the message about KFR. At the same time, we are also able to share our good fortune with Anila’s orphanage centre. Rinpoche is very compassionate and will always find ways not only to benefit Kechara but other spiritual centres or charitable organisations.

    • Girlie Ooi on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

      Yes Milly. The press are very supportive and we can clearly see why by the token that Rinpoche is always caring for everybody. Obviously they are aware of what Rinpoche has been doing for the community here. Rinpoche never stops caring.

  22. Wendy Loh on Oct 25, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    The press conference was indeed very successful. The media was interested to learn about KFR, the pastor ordination and Dharma. They asked many good questions that led to Rinpoche giving a Dharma talk and this benefited those who attended the event and who will eventually watch it on YouTube. Rejoice! _/\_ Thank you, Rinpoche.

  23. May Ong on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Rinpoche spreads the dharma in ingenious ways. Being invited to a press conference to talk about Kechara Forest Retreat, ordaining new pastors, a new Sangha and donation of rice to Ani, which are work in progression to bring dharma to the world for everyone to realize love and kindness.

  24. KYC on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    I was at the above event and I could see that the reporters were impressed by Rinpoche’s answers to their questions. I think many of them are also looking for answers to their problems, both spiritual and temporal.The gift of rice to the children’s home was much appreciated by Anila. It’d good to follow up and see what else we can do.

  25. sweekeong on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for showing to us that we can help those in need by fulfilling their basic needs. Often it is the basic needs which we often over look ie food, clothing, shelter, utility expenses, and the most important emotional and spiritual support.

    Thank you Anila for this many years of running the orphanage center. You are the pillar of support for these children who need help the most during their growing up age. Also thank you of those who have been kind to lend your support to Anila of all these years. It is an inspiration that we can do so much more to assist them to live a happier life. Everyone deserve love and happiness. 🙂

  26. Sock Wan on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    I was there witnessing the press conference. Rinpoche gave a very clear explanation on Kechara Forest Retreat, it is Rinpoche’s gesture of gratitude towards people in Malaysia. At the end of the press conference, Rinpoche as usual gave out a lot of gifts to the press, mostly Dharma books and small tsa-tsa. Many people because of the gifts start to have a better understanding of what Buddhism/Dharma is and start to look into themselves to find peace within. Rinpoche is spreading Dharma every single seconds.

  27. Lester Lim on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:54 am

    Rejoice, rejoice! Bodhicitta in action! Dear Rinpoche, from the bottom of heart, I wish you would have perfect health and live long to turn the wheel of Dharma in this region.

  28. Mei Fong on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:30 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    I believe everyone who had met you up to now has some sort of affinity or good karma to be connected to Dharma through you. Although in your bibliography, you mentioned that you refuse to come to Malaysia to raise fund 20 yrs back, i would still like to thank you very much for coming to Malaysia and benefit so many people here.

    Kechara being the first Buddhist Organization to have Pastors will definitely set a certain benchmark in the religion society out there. I am not referring to the fame or glitters around a name but a benchmark of how more lay people can benefit other lay people out there.

    I hope through this press conference, Kechara name will be more widely recognized and will benefit more people out there. The way Kechara can benefit people out there was very uniquely designed through the various departments being set up by Rinpoche with the aim to reach out to more people rather than just a conventional temple/prayers hall that people normally goes.

    Yesterday was Rinpoche’s birthday (24th October) and i saw many layman, young and old, taking refuge besides the Pastorship Ordination event. It shows the “hunger” for Dharma is so strong. One wouldn’t take Refuge without knowing what Refuge is. So I too rejoice for those who took Refuge yesterday as they really know what they are getting into and know what they are doing.

    Selfishly saying, i hope Rinpoche can continue to be with us to teach us further / higher teachings once we have mastered his basic teachings which he taught throughout his 20 yrs in Malaysia.

    With folded hands,
    Thank you

  29. Pastor Chia on Oct 25, 2012 at 3:51 am

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    Thank you for choosing Malaysia is your home and teaching dharma here tirelessly at pass 20 years. Your wish to teach dharma has benefiting many people at Malaysia. Kechara organization not just bring dharma to people, under rinpoche guiding has created clarity department like KSK to helped people from the street and contribute community services to Malaysia society.

    Rinpoche ordained lay people at Malaysian as the Buddhist Pastors, make people one step closer become monk or nun hood at the future. This system is easier to let people able to teach dharma close to their own culture and encourage people willing to take on their monk and nun hood.

    Rinpoche build Kechara Forest Retreat center,it benefiting city people come here to release their stress , enjoying the nature and the same time develop spiritual practice by meditation calming our mind. Rinpoche are giving great opportunity and providing this place for many people who need mental vacation. All this happen because of rinpoche kindness and compassion.

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    Saturday, Nov 16. 2019 01:27 PM
    Alexandra David-Néel was a woman with the “wind beneath her feet”. She was a Buddhist, Orientalist and writer born in France and dedicated her whole life to studying Asian culture and religion, and sharing it with the Western world. In fact, most of her books focus on practices within Tibetan Buddhism. As a Western woman, her dangerous travel to Lhasa, Tibet, which at the time was closed to foreigners, created worldwide renown for her. Here is a short overview of her life and travels:

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/alexandra-david-neel.html

  • Sofi
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 08:32 PM
    Duldzin Drakpa Gyeltsen

    Tsongkhapa praised Drakpa Gyeltsen for his strict mastery of the monastic codes. He is known for his writing on the Vinaya as well as on the Sarvadurgatiparisodhana tantra. Most of his known compositions are currently unaccounted for.

    Learn more of Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s past incarnation and his promise made: http://bit.ly/DuldzinDrakpaGyeltsen
  • Sofi
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 08:13 PM
    Murder in Drepung Monastery: Depa Norbu

    As with any story of success, there always comes with it tales of jealousy and envy. In Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s life story, this is represented in the form of Depa Norbu. It was at Depa Norbu’s hand and under his orders that Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen was murdered. While the run-up to the actual murder differs according to varying traditions, the end result is always the same — a hugely popular lama of high repute, erudite scholarship and unstained reputation was found dead with a khata (ritual silk scarf) stuffed down his throat.

    Learn of the treachery in Tibetan government that is still being practiced today: http://bit.ly/DepaNorbu
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 05:27 PM
    Everyone who visits these places can receive blessings, positive imprints, find an opportunity for introspection, and be inspired by their own potential to gain higher states of mind.

    To date Potala Palace,Jokhang Monastery and Norbuglinka Palace was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Thank you for sharing this informative article which will definitely made things easier for those travelling there.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/374e5Ex
  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 04:25 PM
    I rejoice to see the 11th Panchen Lama has started to teach, fulfilling his duty as a high lama. The Panchen Lama reincarnation lineage is as important as the Dalai Lama reincarnation lineage. The previous Panchen Lama was highly respected by Tibetans and Chinese, he was a very high lama. The current incarnation has learned from a very qualified teacher and thus he is also very qualified to teach.

    I have seen a video of him speaking in Chinese, he speaks very well and he is also very charismatic. He is still young, I am sure he can do a lot in preserving and spreading Tibetan Buddhism.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/historic-first-kalachakra-initiation-by-the-11th-panchen-lama.html
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 04:03 PM
    In 1987, the China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe was formed. They are a professional performing arts troupe made up of 106 performers with hearing and/or visual impairments or physical disabilities. For the next 20 years, the 106 performers worked hard to turn professional in 2000. By 2004, they gave up their government allowance, began supporting themselves… and started raising money for charities! So beautiful no matter what angle you look at it from.

    Aged between 14-19, they slowly-but-steadily learned the art of dancing through sign language with other trainers. To make up for the lack of one or more of their senses, they put in more time, effort and have immense determination. Determination is the key for all success for anyone.

    For any one dance that they perform, they can spend up to one year practicing it for an average of 6-10 hours a day! Each move that they make is practiced about 100 times!!

    They have acquired international recognition and have performed in highly-recognised venues such as Scala in Milan, Carnegie Hall in New York, The Kennedy Center (for Bill Clinton), the Opera House in Sydney and “The Egg” in Beijing. They have performed in more than 60 countries (10 times in the USA alone), been invited to perform at events such as the closing ceremony of the Paralympics in Athens (2004) and Miss World 2004 pageant… and was designated as “UNESCO Art for Peace” by the Director-General of UNESCO!

    Watch the video on their amazing performance at http://bit.ly/2kwvIsU
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:58 PM
    Daibutsu (or 大佛/大仏) means ‘Great Buddha’ or ‘giant Buddha’ in Japanese. It can also be used informally to refer to a big Buddha statue. One such statue is in Kamakura, Japan. The Daibutsu is a statue of Amitabha Buddha and is called The Great Buddha of Kamakura.

    The statue dates back to 1252 AD, and is of Amitabha Buddha in sitting position. The statue is approximately 13.35 meters tall, weighing approximately 93 tons and is made from bronze. It is hollow and visitors can enter to view the interior.

    According to the temple records, the current statue was preceded by another wooden Daibutsu. A court lady named Inadano-Tsubone, who was an attendant of Shogun Yorimoto, had raised funds together with a priest named Joko. When they collected enough funds, they started the construction work in 1238. That statue took 5 years of construction, but was destroyed after a storm hit the area in 1248. The hall that covered the statue was also destroyed.

    They constructed it again, but this time they collected more funds and made a bronze statue. They then constructed a hall to shelter the statue… but it was yet again destroyed in 1335 during a large storm. The hall reconstructed once again, but a typhoon in 1368 brought it down. The 4th (and final) reconstruction of the hall stood for 127 years, until a tsunami hit Japan and destroyed it. However, the bronze statue remained intact and it has been left under the open air since.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2k4bbvL
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:53 PM
    The serene and majestic Mount Fanjing (or Fanjing Shan 梵凈山), its peaks towering above the cloud banks, is steeped in Buddhist lore and tradition. ‘Fanjing’ (梵凈) means ‘Buddhist tranquillity’. In another explanation, the mountain received its name “Fanjing”, as an abbreviation of Fantianjingtu, a Buddhist term which means “Brahma’s Pure Land”. Mount Fanjing is also called Yuejing (Moon Mirror) Mountain because the temple at its peak can be seen reflected on the surrounding smooth rock on a clear moonlit night.

    Mount Fanjing is part of the Wuling Range in south-western China’s Guizhou Province. Its highest point stands 2,572 meters above sea level and the misty summit is the highest of the entire range. For centuries, both the mountain and the surrounding jungles have been a sanctuary for Buddhist masters seeking solitude in nature. Numerous Buddhist temples are spread across the peaks and slopes, most dedicated to Maitreya and Buddha Shakyamuni. Maitreya, or The Next Buddha, is the patron Bodhisattva of Mount Fanjing.

    Read more about Fanjing Mountain at http://bit.ly/2Qhdnhb
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:44 PM
    In an area of some 120 square kilometres, not far from the picturesque Mount Huangshan, and located in Qingyang County, Anhui Province in China, is a haven that is nestled between the Yangtze River and the Yellow Mountain. Here, in a verdant landscape of pine trees and walls of tall swaying bamboo, lined with streams, waterfalls, hidden caves and rocky configurations, 99 peaks rise up from the soil and protrude through the clouds. The tallest peak is called Shiwang Peak (Peak of Ten Kings) that sits at an elevation of 1,342 metres above sea level. This summit is well known, as are eight of the nearby peaks – Tiantai Peak, Tianwang Peak, Lianhua Peak, Duxiu Peak, Luohan Peak, Wulao Peak, Fuhu Peak and Furong Peak.

    Together, the peaks are known as Jiu Hua Shan (Mount Jiu Hua) or the Nine Glorious/Heavenly Mountains and are considered to be the abode of the Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha, known as Dizangwang Pusa in Chinese.

    Jiu Hua Shan is one of the four holiest sites of Chinese Buddhism. The other three are Mount Wutai in Shanxi province, Mount Emei in Sichuan and Mount Putuo in Zhejiang.

    Read more about Jiu Hua Shan at http://bit.ly/2CNeo8x
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:36 PM
    Pu Tuo Shan, also known as Mount Putuo is located on an island southeast of Shanghai, in the Zhoushan prefecture of Zhejiang province in China. Pu Tuo Shan is believed to be the bodhimanda (place of awakening) of Avalokitesvara, more familiarly known as Guan Yin in China. Due to this believe, Pu Tuo Shan gained its place as one of the five holy mountains in Buddhism and flocks of pilgrims visit this place all year round to get blessings.



    During the Tang Dynasty, Pu Tuo Shan became the center of Chinese Buddhism solely for Guan Yin, while the silk road was being constructed and developed. Ever since then, Pu Tuo Shan has been the main destination for all Guan Yin worshipers. Guan Yin (or Chenrezig, or Avaloketishvara), resides as the patron Bodhisattva on Mount Putuo.

    Pu Tuo Shan consists of many temples and monastic institutes, besides being a place of study for the holy Dharma, it is also a place where many people visit for geological, marine and forestry studies.

    Learn more about Buddhist Practice in Putuo Shan at http://bit.ly/32Jp0jq
  • sarassitham
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:18 PM
    Being together as a family builds family unity, creates wonderful memories for children and is a great way to relieve stress and instill family values. Nice to know about Kechara’s land is rich to to grow organic vegetables that is free of pesticides and chemicals. As we know that organic foods are much more healthier than non organic for many reason. It is pricey but rich in nutrients, minerals and vitamins.

    Though organic foods have become more and more popular recently, parents need to start making the correct choices for their children on a daily basis. Thanks for the sharing, had a good view of the fresh and healthy greenery vegetables. Felt very happy for the son who had a great time to work together with his father.
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 01:49 PM
    Despite of all those hardships, Rinpoche had gone through, with Rinpoche having a strong imprint, courage and determination Rinpoche was where today. Rinpoche had to work at Fotomat, for a living to support himself , got robbed , meeting customers and so forth. Rinpoche yet remained happy as Rinpoche could carry on as usual doing long sadhana of Vajra Yogini and Heruka and many mantras.
    Back at his studio apt of Fenmore Apts, Rinpoche could do sadhana and prostrations in the room while his friends will be singing. Not everyone could concentrate with the noise but Rinpoche could. That’s incredible in such a situation.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing Rinpoche’s encounter happening before during and after Rinpoche met HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Its an encouragement , inspiration for us .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoche-in-an-american-tantric-dress.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 01:46 PM
    Rinpoche was indeed a man of multi task ,from a friend, teacher, planner, writer to a coordinator to name a few. Rinpoche down to earth doing all for everyone,benefiting them more than himself. Wow …Rinpoche for seen in all the constructions of Kechara Forest Retreat . Truly amazing, the planning of the hall and those statues as well . Rinpoche would always involved whatever he could for the benefits of all from A to Z. Rinpoche has such wisdom, compassion, love, care and true connection with all of us.. It’s the connection and humanity of a teacher and that is something really beautiful to see.
    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this with us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-its-all-in-the-details
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 01:44 PM
    Sentient beings come to this present life from their previous lives and take rebirth. Positive karma are created and their imprints remain on the consciousness. H.E. Tsem Rinpoche has always wanted to be a monk, since young. He had a very strong imprints from a previous existence , that Rinpoche enjoyed drawing images of Buddha and keen to read Buddhist books. Rinpoche will somehow go and looked for Buddhist Temple to practice Dharma teachings without his foster parent knowledge. Rinpoche could be a movie star but Rinpoche chose to be a monk where Rinpoche would benefit to all sentient beings. Well, Rinpoche had since kept his vows until the last day . Rinpoche did say before that the happiest days of his life was at the monastery serving his teachers.
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing this short post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-on-being-a-monk

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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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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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
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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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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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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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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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    Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    Whales and dolphins playing with each other in the Pacific sea. Nature is truly incredible!
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    Bodha stupa July 2019-
    Rainy period
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    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
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    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
  • This is Daw
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    This is Daw
    This is what they do to get meat on tables, and to produce belts and jackets. Think twice before your next purchase.
  • Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
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    Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    Look at the poor baby chasing after the mother. Why do we do that to them? It's time to seriously think about our choices in life and how they affect others. Be kind. Don't break up families.
  • They do this every day!
    5 months ago
    They do this every day!
    This is how they are being treated every day of their lives. Please do something to stop the brutality. Listen to their cries for help!
  • What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
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    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    The largest undercover dairy investigation of all time. See what they found out at Fair Oaks Farm.
  • She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
    5 months ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
    7 months ago
    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    7 months ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    7 months ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    7 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    8 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    8 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    8 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    10 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    10 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    10 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    11 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    11 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    11 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    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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Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
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Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
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Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Kien is teacher for class age 7-9 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien is teacher for class age 7-9 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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Glad to have Chef Anis and Iswan for joining us last night for the food distribution :) ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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