Red on white…

May 17, 2013 | Views: 1,058

 

Some things you just have to see no matter how you feel. It lets you know what happens behind the scenes. Things manufacturers do not want you to see, but you are stronger than that for you must see.

Yesterday, while I was on Twitter, one of my students Abby Foo posted a video of a baby seal being slaughtered. Apparently, this activity is carried out in Canada EVERY YEAR

I was extremely disturbed and upset to see such cruelty inflicted on such harmless beings. About 95% of the hundreds of thousands of seals slaughtered are below 3 months old!! While many other countries such as America and the European Union has banned the use of seal fur, Canada has yet to implement the same ban… The rate of baby seals being killed increases every year.

In 2011, 38,000 harp seals were killed… In 2012, 70,000 harp seals were killed in commercial seal hunting. That’s twice the amount from the previous year!

These pups were brutally murdered by guns. The first shot usually does not kill them… but because they are too young to swim, they are trapped on ice where they are horribly clubbed to death. How cruel…

Thanks to the efforts of PETA and many other animal rights group, awareness has been brought to the cruelty behind the fur industry. Many in America and the EU have pledged to boycott Canadian seafood until Canada stops killing seals.

Please watch the video below and share it with everyone. We should also do our part to end this cruelty. It is through creating awareness that we can stop this cruelty. Always remember… when there is no demand, there will be no supply…

Please stop buying any animal products because it contributes to another being’s suffering…

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

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 Adorable baby seal… how can anyone kill these cute creatures so cruelly…

 

 A massacre… thousands of baby seals, most below 3 months old are killed…

 

 Close range gun fire… most of the time, the first shot does not kill the seal… the hunters then go onto the ice and club them to death

 

 Bloody ice… so many lives lost…

 

 Imagine the fear in this seal’s mind… poor thing…

 

 Celebrities taking a stand to stop the seal slaughtering in Canada

 

 

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jun 20, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    Every year, millions of seals worldwide are subjected to painful and often lingering deaths, largely for the sake of fashion. Despite a worldwide outcry over the cruelty of the slaughter continued to this day. Most of them are shot or clubbed to death before even reaching their first month of life. Hundreds of thousands of seals have been killed each year . Hunters in Canada target harp seal pups because of their soft fur. Countries such as Mexico, Taiwan, the United States and so forth have all banned imports of products made from seals killed in Canada. That’s a wonderful approach. Looking at those pictures paints a thousand words where the seals are subjected to prolonged and painful deaths. All I can say the slaughter methods are not humane , should be ban. Majority of Canadians opposes the commercial slaughter of seals , hoping more can be done to help and protect those seals.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing , bring awareness the cruelty of slaughtering seal in Canada.

  2. sarassitham on Jun 18, 2020 at 9:49 pm

    Can’t believe this horror and cruelty of human. These animals are so precious & so beautiful!. Why people are hunting and demanding for them.

    This is the most disgusting and horrific slaughtering photos that I have seen. Be a voice for those animal cruelty and step up and protect these helpless animals.

  3. Lin Mun on Sep 30, 2018 at 9:08 pm

    Extreme cruelty by the Canadian and ruthless business man. They are just baby seals and kill them? Big shame to Canada for not taking any legal action against such activities. We should create more awareness to all on such killings and hope it will give pressure for the Canada government to stop it.

  4. Samfoonheei on Sep 2, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Extremely sad looking those pictures of red sea of baby seals. How can they do it ,they are mildly babies of just 3 month old.? Such a cruel act … a massacre.. Hope the Canadian government and more people will stop this senseless killing.Give those baby seals a chance to live,please do not hurt them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing so we can shared with more people not to harm all animals who are also our firends.And to create awareness to stop this cruelty. and stop using animal products.

  5. Lucas Roth on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:52 am

    This is extremely cruel and this should stop! I agree SAVE THE SEALS. I will never hurt an animal and everyone should never hurt them. IT IS NOT ONLY ABOUT US. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  6. Sean Wang on Mar 11, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    This is disheartening and alarming. Why is this genocide allowed? This is a sign that human beings fail as thinking animals. People should understand that animals are capable of emoting and are not just mere products made for slaughter.

  7. Edward ooi on Jan 30, 2014 at 1:05 am

    Dear Rinpoche, the seals are just too cute. These people have no compassion for animals. Seals are one of the cutest animals in the whole world and they can kill them with their bare hands. I’m not saying that killing ugly animals is better than killing a cute animal, but when most people see really cute animals, they will think that they want to pet them or take them home. But these guys are just too cold-blooded.

  8. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Nov 6, 2013 at 11:36 pm

    Sickening! Almost throw up upon the sight of massive slaughter. Think again, isn’t this similar to Holocaust? Just that the subject of mass murder is not human beings yet the objective behind it is still out of self centric based. We need no fur from animals, if technologies can overcome so many things in life we should consider using modern technologies to overcome the killing part. This is action is unnecessary when we have options. May the Buddha blessed the seals and may they are free from sufferings.

  9. Tong sun sun on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    对物质的执着,是导致人类常常为了自己的享受而伤害其他动物和众生的基本动作。在此再劝说大家不要和停止这种自私的所为。

  10. jerry_sito on Oct 6, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    感恩仁波切的开示与分享

    很多时候,因为一些我们个人的欲望,却让我们把痛苦与伤害转移到别人或其他动物的身上

    然而其实,这痛苦与伤害,因果循环,最终还是会回到我们自己的身上的,那又何苦能

    感恩仁波切成立了克切拉佛法中心,让我们在这里学习与参与佛法工作与学习供养,透过供养八供,我们可以供上我们贪爱的物品以便累积功德、支持我们的修行及法愿。通过八供供养,我们可以削减原自贪爱物品的恶业。从而不会因为要满足自己的欲望,再伤害其他的动物与人

    感恩仁波切

  11. Shelly tai on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    Shelly tai on July 5 2013 at 425pm
    It is so devastating when I watch this video u can see the baby seal is crying and screaming but hunter still can carry on kill. We all should really stop buying product make of animals skin if no demand than there will be no supply. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video with us.

  12. beatrix ooi on Jun 22, 2013 at 12:20 am

    Poor little baby seals! The way they beat and kill the seals is just way too cruel, not a word can describe their evil acts. How could they manage to kill all these cute little creatures? How could they be so inhumane? The way the seals die is just really harsh and pity, but they was nothing they could have done to save their families, friends nor themselves.
    Canada should really stop any activity that is related to killing! The animals do not deserve that, and if this continues the animals will soon be extinct. How much negative karma the people have collected…sad…

  13. Wan Wai Meng on Jun 11, 2013 at 1:58 am

    Both the seals and the sealers who kills them what karma they are creating and have created to play out such a drama. Hope the Canadian government will wake up and stop this senseless killing that has not benefit for their economy or otherwise.

  14. Girlie OOI on Jun 7, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    Looking at the picture of the white baby seal, reminds me of the soft toy I bought those years ago. I bought on impulse because I could not resist those big round eyes, looking up at me from the shelf.

    Now as I read this post, I find that the innocent ones lost their lives so that us humans can have their fur.

  15. Albert Ratchaga on Jun 7, 2013 at 2:09 am

    when there is a dark side, there’s always a bright side also. It is sad to see such cruelty act, people killing the seal like they are playing computer games where they kill a thousand monster in the game, their ignorant has took over their guilt feeling, it’s really sad.

    According to peta: Every year, the Canadian government allows sealers to shoot and bash in the heads of baby seals. Sealers then hook the seals in the eye, cheek, or mouth and drag them across the ice in order to avoid damaging their delicate fur.Many of the seals have not even eaten their first solid meal or taken their first swim before they are killed.

    But at the same time, many people will also stand out to stop these cruelty activity. there is a link here which I found on internet where we can also contribute our effort from distance in helping to push for the stopping of killing more seal in Canada.

    Please be kind to animal and put a stop to it.
    https://secure.peta.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=4121

  16. Cliff on May 30, 2013 at 11:56 pm

    This is extremely disturbing, I do not know how people could go through with such actions just to make money. It is very sad to see the whole white surface smeared with blood from being shot and clubbed to death. I really do not want to imagine the cries the baby seals have whilst being placed in such a situation. I do not understand what people would want to purchase their skin just to wear on themselves, when man made products such as polyester could already do the same job as to keep warm or look similar. Im glad for PETA to spread their awareness although they may still be responsible for the many deaths of cats and dogs, they still do create awareness of those animals in need and I hope more people would stop buying seal skin products. We create the demand and these people would want to create the supple, even if we are just one person by joining together we can create less of a demand for them to want to create that supply. I hope these hunters would realise what they are doing is cruel and stop it. Thank you for sharing this awareness Rinpoche.

  17. uncle eddie on May 28, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    Animals can smell the stench, hear the sounds and often see the slaughtering of those before them. As the animals struggle from fright, the senseless workers imposed cruelty on them and took sadistics pleasure from such actions. Every normal human being will hate any cruelty, mistreatment, abuse or sufferings imposed on any living thing, whether human or animal. In a perfect world, we would live in harmony. Its the biggest sin to kill, especially with cruelty inflicted on others… There is no place for these kinds of humans on our planet… In future, history will look back on these still cruel times and say, “Why did we let it happen?” It’s indeed sickening to see! As stated in the wisdom words of George Bernard Shaw: “We are the living graves of murdered beasts, slaughtered to satisfy our appetites. How can we hope in this world to attain the peace we say we are so anxious for?” OM MANI PADME HUM.iIiaIa

  18. June Tang (KHJB) on May 27, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    This is truly horrble news to read !! I don’t get it why would they kill such harmless animals !!Such inhumane action,we don’t have the right to killing animals…this is so cruel and unnecessarY .
    “Please STOP ALL THE KILLING !!!”

  19. Kelvin Yong on May 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    No one in the right mind will commit to such an action. The action of taking a life is not easy and i wonder what is going through their mind when they are doing the killing.

  20. Jessica Yap on May 24, 2013 at 4:01 am

    Saying that this is horrible would be the understatement of the century.. Us humans are really the worst animals ever. I cannot imagine killing a less than 3 months old baby for the skin!

    How sick can we be to do this to another creature? And the best part is that we are killing them for their fur.. We can very well use other alternatives to replace fur, thus avoiding the need to kill these poor defenseless creatures..

    When we educate ourselves, and keep ourselves updated on what us going on, we can help prevent killings like this from happening. Could you bring yourself to buy the coat if I showed you how the fur was obtained?

    STOP THE BUYING, SAVE THE ANIMALS’ LIVES.

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.

  21. Jutika Lam on May 22, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    OMB!!!! What is going on with the world (or precisely Canada….. why does The Canadian Government not want to put a permanent ban on the killing of the seals.

    It is just so sad to see all these poor seals, just a few weeks old getting shot and beaten by clubs….

    I just can’t imagine how much pain and suffering all these seals have to go through just to end up being skinned which of course results of the death of another seal.

    It is no surprise to me that every year there is at least one animal species that faces extinction… being wiped of the face of the Earth forever.

    What I think people should do is that they should stop buying all products and clothes that involves the killing of innocent animals such as seals.

    Thank you Rinpoche for spreading the news.

    Love
    Jutika

  22. Felix Kong on May 22, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    70,000 harp seals were killed in Year 2012, this is a scary number …Very sad… One day sure seals will disappear from this world… Please stop buy any animal product to show your LOVE and CARE to animals.

  23. AdelineTan on May 22, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    It is so heart breaking seeing these cruel people killing those baby seals in such a gruesome way. Their lives were sacrificed just like that due to human’s greed. The baby seals are so cute and adorable and never heart anyone. We must stop buying products made from animal’s parts, when there is no demand in the consumers market the animals will not be sought after. Thanks to PETA’s effort for creating awareness to stop killing and hurting animals, we must support them.

  24. sweekeong on May 22, 2013 at 9:13 am

    It is really gruesome and horrible feeling seeing the baby seals all in blood. The best one can do is create awareness about the clothes, apparels, and products which may contain animals. It is doing the hunters a service by not creating a demand for animals furs. Therefore they no longer have the choice to work in such jobs.

  25. Erickksiow on May 22, 2013 at 1:09 am

    Really wish Killing will end. It is sad to read and saw about Killing Animals and Humans to Humans too.

    Thank You Rinpoche for creating the awareness.

    Best Regards : Eric kksiow

  26. beatrix ooi on May 21, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    This is so cruel, I feel so sorry for the baby seals. They are literally born to be killed, the only thing they had before they are slaughtered was a very short lifespan of 2-3 months. From birth to death, there wasn’t a thing that they could have done wrong to deserve such consequences within that short period of life.
    It’s very scary to see the snowy white ice ground covered with all the blood, it makes me feel very sad for the seals, especially for those parents who witnessed the dying process of their babies, there was nothing they could have done to save their lives.
    I hope such cruelty will stop soon so that less animals will have to suffer.
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  27. Darren Kechara Paradise on May 21, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    Oh my…. Those disturbing images burnt forever on my corneas… Can’t believe these happen to be happen in country like Canada…

  28. Lim (KH JB) on May 20, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    May Dharma spread through all over very single site of the world, so that everyone may get to know Dharma hence generate more Bodhicitta to prevent killing.

    Om Mane Peme Hum…

  29. Patsy on May 20, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    This is so disturbing! What type of species are these murderers! They are not human! How can they enjoy killing? Laughing and clubbing the seals to death! So sad, if only they knew that their karma will catch up on them.

  30. William on May 20, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    Please save the seals!!! We are no longer in the stone age where we need animal fur to keep warm. We have other materials now and should leave the animals alone. They are innocent. It is because there are still demand in the world that makes this industry thrive and man seek for profits.

    Do not wear fur for you know that you are contributing to the bad karma that was created in the cruel killing of the seals every year. Your small step will make a big difference.

  31. Bradley Kassian on May 20, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    This disgusts me beyond belief about my country. I’ve signed potitions against this before. I can’t even believe it’s sanctioned by the government. This is just plain inhumane, all in the name of culling a population because of a what if scenario. Too many, and they will exhaust their food supply and starve. Theres no way to prove that, nature has a way of balancing everything out. Two, the excuse to use this as an opportunity to create jobs, and provide income for familys is appalling. There are plenty other kinds of careers out there. Don’t be lazy go back to college and upgrade. Do something you enjoy that does not give harm to other beings. Some of these people go out there and whack seal babies well their parents watch. It’s horrible. I don’t know why the eastern part of my country allows this practice. I am glad the western provinces care more about conservation, and protecting wildlife.

  32. Julien Roth on May 19, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    Thank you Peta for doing this. This video better spread awareness of this stupid, cruel and uncompassionate thing. I couldn’t believe it when i saw it. That people actually treat seals this way, and that nobody cares. Who is the right mind would do or even think of such a thing. Shame on them. I dont mean to sound rude or anything, but this is stupid, and just idiotic. I hope that people do stop killing these seals for whatever reason, they deserve to live. Thank you Rinpoche, i hope that by Rinpoche putting this up on the blog will help the spread of awareness.

  33. tenzin llhamo on May 19, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    It was really painful to watch such video. I am really amazed with those people. Shooting and hacking them like they are nothing. They are just babies! How can we as sane people do such things? Have they no compassion left in them? And why do people even want to wear a dead seal’s fur on them and pay thousands for it? I have no idea! With all that crying and waning… I really hope that the killing will stop and thank you PETA for always creating awareness for everyone around the world to see and be aware of cruelty.

  34. tenzinkhenchen on May 19, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    I hate it when people use animals for their own benefit instead of showing some love and care to them. Animals are not meant to be produce but our friends.

    These people do not realise that they are causing harm and that is why they do it. They do not know that animals are capable of feeling pain. They think that they are just harvesting crops.

    A ban needs to be in place for these ruthless murders.

  35. edward ooi on May 18, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    I feel so sad for the baby seals. They all looked so cute, anyone who buys animal products is damn cruel. I am sorry that swear in this comment, I felt too much anger. Because I’m dying to pet a seal yet these cold blooded seal killers would kill them without any mercy. There is one part where one of the workers run towards the seal and killed it. I hope Canada will stop this cruel action right now.

  36. Yvonne Yap on May 17, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    Human is the most terrible animal ! the seals so cute and never hurt anyone.
    Why human so like that ?????
    Please”STOP”killing.

  37. adeline woon on May 17, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    I have been supporting Senator Harb’s cause for opposing commercial seal hunt in Canada by sending letters to other Senators and signing petitions. He introduced the Bill S-210 in the Senate for 3 times in since 2009. He has worked hard on this bill and it seems that the public are supporting it. The last time (May 2012) Senator Harb introduced this bill has again faced considerable opposition.

    Beneficial things always have lots of obstacles mainly due to the selfish minds of a few individuals. Selfish mind is so dangerous that it goes all the way to make sure one’s desire is being met regardless of the lives that will be sacrificed in the process.

    We need to continue to support Senator Harb and everyone else to continue to support this cause. For more information on Senator Harb, please see http://macharb.ca/en/

  38. Chris on May 17, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    This is very cruelty to me. Like i say, who’s giving us the right to kill all these animal? Especially those harmless one. Imagine someone take a gun pointed on you, how do you feel that kind of helpless and fear feeling? Kesian to all these animals. I hope there will be more and more organizers like PETA to create more awareness not to support animal product.

    • Thierry on May 17, 2013 at 5:54 pm

      Yet I have heard too often complains from people, even from friends, that I impose my views onto them when I post links like this one above on my facebook page (just ans simply that), when I do eat vegetarian in their presence (duuhhh – what about even that?).

      I have heard similar stories from some people about organizations like PETA that campaign against cruelty towards animals as being EXTREMISTS, as being BIAS, as being NAIVE and ANNOYING, CHILDISH even..

      But I ask, who is being extremist, bias, naive, childish and annoying a MILLION FOLD if not the people killing weaker beings such as baby seals?
      Isn’t the red-on-white the extremist activity, the terrorizing activity, beyond ANNOYING to a infinite degree, infinite; and I say beyond childish, for not worth of humanity!

      • David Lai on May 28, 2013 at 5:19 pm

        Dear Thierry,
        I am not sure what’s wrong about posting such things. It’s so sad that they would feel this way because I think they are really just trying to avoid facing the facts. They refuse to see the suffering induced by such powerful posts. It is really sad and sad for even more people who take animal suffering lightly. The truth of the matter is that animals suffer tremendously every day for our food and very few people really care but karma cares and that’s why many of us will take similar rebirths to the animals to suffer the same or a similar fate.

  39. sarahyap on May 17, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    It certainly is a very disturbing issue… Like so many animals around the world, exploited for the sake of economy and to feed into people’s desires… such a sad thing that people would want to wear dead animals on their bodies, how barbaric.

    I’m glad to hear that many people are now supporting PETA’s effort to place a ban on these killings… they make the effort by openly protesting against the killing of seals by abstaining from Canadian seafood. I think this is wonderful… It makes a very strong statement that people are willing to give up their attachments for the sake of these poor seals.

  40. Jace Chong on May 17, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    Would you kill your baby or your friend’s baby for money?

    Animals and us have no different, we are the citizen of this earth. How can because we are stronger than them, we have the right to kill them? It’s not fair. We should utilize our stronger strength to benefit the world not to create more harm.

    Please don’t create pain on others. It WILL come back to us.

  41. Lai on May 17, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    82% not kill by first bullet!! how cruel is the killing action!!
    sometime i do think.. do they kill because they are harmless???
    i hope not..
    no demand no selling..
    i will stop buying any animal products.

  42. abby f on May 17, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    what disturb me the most and make me feel sad is even when they hear the baby seal is screaming/crying, they still beat them to death! And they hit so many times to make sure the baby seal is dead. How can they just ignore and do it? I guess their heart became harden because they did it for so long already. How sad.

    It is sad to know that some people treat lives as just a product, and they totally ignore the fact that animals do have blood, and the blood colour is exactly the same as us! We are just another form of lives. They should stop as the world is against the killing of seal. The earth and all the living beings on this earth are belong to all of us! Canada should respect the world and stop it.

    • Sharon Saw on May 17, 2013 at 2:55 pm

      It is like those butchers who kill pigs, chickens, goats, cows everyday. From the videos i have seen, the animals scream and look around wildly with fear… the problem is people get used to the reactions of the animals until they are desensitized and worst is when they begin to enjoy it. In some of the videos you see them clubbing the animal and laughing… and these people will never know that their actions will cause them to be reborn in hell in a future life, so they just keep continuing their ‘work’. I hope that eventually, more and more people will begin to be aware of cause and effect and change their lives so that they can change their own futures.

      • Jay Jae on May 17, 2013 at 4:41 pm

        I agree with you sharon. Such acts of killing seems to be like “harvesting” flesh for food. They do not realize that these animals feel pain and the blood they see could be theirs if they switch roles.

        We need to put more emphasis in educating people to get them to understand that killing is not the right way to go in preserving nature’s way of keeping balance

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    Its good to do death meditation when we still have the time now. Visualizing our bodies actually decaying and on death will be good. It is a good practice to do so before the time is up.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/ten-minutes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 25. 2020 02:40 PM
    Tibetan sacred dance, Tibetans referred to as a journey into the religious and folk traditions. Tibetan culture of oracular trance has a great significance as them, where the Tibetans will seek divine help and blessing. Tibet was one of the few places where traditions continued virtually untouched and unspoilt. They do believe the spirits descend from the mountains and enter the bodies of mediums who have inherited the role, celebrated in all the villages. On that day the villagers will dressed up colourfully to welcome the Mountain Gods and join in the dances as well.
    Reading this interesting article tells us more the Tibetans do practice spirit worship centuries ago, so as the Tibetan oracles been practice . The Tibetan Leadership believes that Dorje Shugden is a spirit , hence why not they ban all these mountain gods spirit worship too. Dorje Shugden is definitely not a spirit but a Dharma Protector bound by oath. Dorje Shugden is being used as a scapegoat by the Tibetan Leaderships for their own agenda.
    Thank you Rinpoche, for this insightful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/tibetans-welcome-mountain-spirits-in-faith-ceremony.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 24. 2020 12:08 PM
    Inspiring post where Rinpoche had showed us the way to be compassionate, kind and observant while going round driving, walking or in restaurant. Any place or so nor matter where showing the light to those who needed help, foods and so forth. Rinpoche is truly a Bodhisattva.
    Thank you Rinpoche been so kind, helpful and compassion helping everyone regardless of race and religion . A good example for us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/driving-in-west-hollywood-today.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 24. 2020 12:06 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this powerful White Manjushri sadhana practice. This practice is beneficial to help us to clear delusions and ignorance. Manjushri practice especially helps us develop our wisdom. It is a great blessing for Moh Mei to have received the White Manjushri practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/white-manjushri-sadhana.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 24. 2020 12:05 PM
    A beautiful story of how Pastor Antoinette Kass came all the way to be in Malaysia. She is from Luxembourg meeting H E Tsem Rinpoche in 2011, learning Dharma online from Youtube, blog, Facebook in search of spirituality. Later in 2015 finally she left her comfort zone to be ordained as a Buddhist pastor . Pastor Antoinette’s spiritual journey is an inspiration to many of us. With her determination and courage she found her way here . Wish her the best .
    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/a-long-way-from-home.html
  • sarassitham
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 04:19 PM
    I am blessed to see the amazing and best 10 meditation retreats in the world. I believe it is such because of its rich and long history with pure spiritual practice and way of life, culture and religion.

    Traditionally all retreats has a beautiful landscape and quiet environment for anyone to have more freedom, peace and happiness in our daily life. It is also a chance to nurture our inner growth as it’s take time to look deeply in order to transform both our individual difficulties and the difficulties in our society.

    We are so fortunate with Rinpoche kindness to have a similar retreat for us to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Such a great place to practice dharma in nature with walks, breath meditations and fresh air.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article and giving an opportunity to explore the beautiful retreats in the world.

    https://bit.ly/34jcxqK

  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 12:27 PM
    This is definitely one of the best way for us to collect merits and plant seed for us to be able to do her practice in future. From this article I know and learn about the very sacred female Buddha. It gives us great opportunity to collect merits and make offering by having Vajrayogini stupa and statue in Kechara Forest Retreat.Thank you very much for the guidance and sharing such a good article.

    https://bit.ly/3kpdPpB
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 11:55 AM
    China to Open its Own Nalanda University in Hainan Province . The campus of Nanhai Buddhism Academy was designed by internationally acclaimed architect which is located in the scenic Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone. That’s wonderful. It’s the only institute of higher education in the world offering instruction. Offering various programs on Buddhist Studies in Han-Chinese Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism and Southern Buddhism . The Chinese government are willing to invest billions in having such a university to benefits the people and for most spreading Buddhism .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/new-nalanda-university-in-china.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 11:53 AM
    Came across this old post . Well for someone to admit one mistakes , realised the true , having the courage to swallow one’s pride and apologise, I rejoice for them. Some might not have the courage to admit it. Admitting a mistake is not a weakness after all on the contrary, it shows an openness of our heart. Every one of us might have made mistakes along our life path. We learn from our mistakes, admit our own before we point out someone else’s and grow from there.
    Lobsang Monlam ‘s message is very touching , its better for him to say sorry now than never. Or else he will regret forever. A good teacher like our Lama is hard to find. We are very fortunate to have met Rinpoche in this life , Rinpoche had changed the lives of many.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/dear-rinpoche-i-am-sorry.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 11:51 AM
    Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and lack of interest. Different causes can often combine to trigger depression. Whatever it is ….depression comes from our own karma for what we did in this life or the previous life. People who suffer from depression often report feelings of loneliness and isolation. If not treated it could lead to more serious matters related. It will interfere with our daily life for sure. Learning Dharma, practicing it will help us to transform our mind more positively. We will see the light even in the darkest of times in our life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this teachings with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/some-thoughts-on-depression.html
  • sarassitham
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 11:51 PM
    This is an amazing news for vegetarian and vegan eaters in California. I strongly believe it a great move to encourage more people to be vegan. Choosing a vegan lifestyle can contribute many beneficial factors to one’s life.

    A vegan diet is the most beneficial to mankind as it is one of the healthiest diets in the world, it is the world’s most environmentally friendly diet. Many vegans have found themselves starving while they are traveling and not being able to find any foods free of animal products on the road and this will be very convenient.

    Thank you for the interesting sharing, Hope to hear and see more countries could have Vegan Grocery. It will be extremely beneficial to the planet and will encourage a healthier lifestyle.

    https://bit.ly/3ji9V0F
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:48 PM
    We have to do our homework……yes I agree with what Rinpoche had said. We can’t go back and change the beginning but we can start where we are and change the present. We have to work it out somehow even there is a hurdle or obstacles to go. In life we bond to have obstacles to clear along the path of life. Accepting those obstacles as they come , learn from there and let it be. Choosing to learn, practice Dharma and putting it into action is the best choice. Doing Dharma I have chosen have make my life filled with happiness.
    Thank you Rinpoche for these teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/20668.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:45 PM
    The Heart Sutra is the most widely known sutra of the Mahayana tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. We may try changing who we are in an attempt to fit in and even if we achieve a new feeling of belonging, the emptiness remains. Emptiness is an important door to liberation in life. The Heart Sutra is a very condensed contemplation manual. Will read it over and again to understand better . I still have a long way to go trying to absorb what ever I could. We have to develop a soft heart and compassion, firstly before we read the sutras. At the heart of emptiness is compassion….quoted.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/emptiness-with-a-heart-of-compassion.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:44 PM
    Unbelievable what they did…. Mumu and Oser. They saved an injured tiny bird, bringing to Rinpoche. They are like one of us , can feel and knew that the bird needed help. Mumu and Oser knew who to bring to. Great Job, they did their best, sadly the injured bird passed away. But fortunate to have Rinpoche blessing. Mumu and Oser are amazing dogs had showed us an example to give care, love and be kind even they were of different species.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-tale-of-a-bird.html

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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
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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    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
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    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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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    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
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    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
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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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...
    3 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    3 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.
    3 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
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    3 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Fwd: Dear Sotha
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
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Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
2 months ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
2 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
2 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
5 months ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
6 months ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
7 months ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
7 months ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
7 months ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
8 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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