Red on white…

May 17, 2013 | Views: 1,066

 

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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  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 24. 2021 01:28 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing what it means to be spiritual . A well explanation and easy understanding for everyone of us.
    Everyone of us came to learning Dharma at centre for a reason. To me learning , practicing Dharma is something I wanted to do since retirement. From nothing and someone like me who knew nothing , learning from scratch get to learn and practice Dharma is indeed blessing. I wanted to make use of my finally journey meaningfully. We came to this world with nothing hence we leave with nothing. Life is ironic. Time is short though yet I am glad coming into dharma….gave me a peaceful mind especially in recitation of mantras, learning to let go of things, attachments and so forth. We are fortunate to have meet Rinpoche who cares more for us than himself. That’s truly a teacher. Reading those articles in the blogs have me learn a tiny fragment of what is like to be spiritual.
    Thank you Rinpoche again with folded hands.
    Well said by Rinpoche ….There is no such thing as you are ready or not to do dharma intensely or seriously. As long as you are in samsara and enduring birth, sickness, old age and death, YOU ARE MORE THAN READY.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/for-those-who-seek-spirituality.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 23. 2021 01:05 PM
    Inspiring Master Xuyun or Hsu Yun a renowned Chinese Chan Buddhist master was one of the most influential Buddhist teachers of the 19th and 20th centuries. An extraordinary Buddhist Master had gone through countless hardships and illnesses yet continue tirelessly worked as a bodhisattva, giving teachings, explaining sutras and even restoring old temples. Going through all the hardships did not stop him from his Dharma endeavours. He had successfully revitalised the Chinese Buddhist teachings, and had since benefitted many. Master Xuyun has spent his whole life devoted to the Dharma. He lived into his 120th year, and his life spanned two centuries and three dynasties. Interesting read of a bodhisattva.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Adeline for this inspiring sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/empty-cloud.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 23. 2021 01:04 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing all about the special Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden Oracle Statue. Looking at those beautiful pictures paints a thousands words and it’s a blessing . Dorje Shugden oracle statue is the first of its kind in the world where it enshrined in the Wisdom Hall Audience Room, at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. We are fortunate to have this Dorje Shugden oracle statue , all thanks to our guru Tsem Rinpoche. We rely on the tradition of oracles to receive blessings and advices.
    Oracles are called upon as protectors, healers and predictors of the future, have played an important role in Tibetan culture. For hundreds of years, Tibetans have consulted the Nechung Oracle, the State Oracle, during Losar, the lunar new year celebration. It was the oracle who had saved Dalai Lama , leaving Tibet to India during the Chinese invasion in 1959.
    Thanks again Rinpoche with folded hands, having this special Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden Oracle Statue which allow us and everyone to be connected and generate merits.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/unique-dorje-shugden-oracle-statue-in-kechara-forest-retreat.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 23. 2021 01:02 PM
    Very precious video clips of the Powerful oracle by Choyang Duldzin Kuten. He was the official oracle of Gaden Monastery and a layman. He took trance of various powerful Dharma Protectors and in the videos he took trance of both the peaceful and wrathful forms of Dorje Shugden. When Dorje Shugden takes trance, those who were there will receive blessing and advice from Dorje Shugden. Even makes prayers for everyone to achieve Bodhicitta. That’s wonderful…a rare video indeed.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. I have yet to see one but hope in future and have enough merits to see it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/dorje-shugden-taking-trance-in-peaceful-form.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:13 PM
    Most Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche born in the eastern province of Kham, Tibet. Rinpoche was recognized as 13th incarnation of Lama Chubdak by high lamas of the Kagyu, Sakya and Gelug traditions. Rinpoche’s life has been eventful receiving many teachings from a long line of illustrious of legendary teachers and great lamas in Tibet prior to the Chinese invasion.
    Venerable Zasep Rinpoche is the last of his generation of incarnate lamas and in his book A Tulku’s Journey from Tibet to Canada of tells us a first-hand account of life. A beautiful book to have and interesting read. In his autobiography he spoke of the importance for the preservation of the Gelug lineage and Tibetan Buddhism as a whole. Rinpoche has spends countless hours giving teachings to many around the world. Many of them has benefited from his profound teachings .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a great Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/zasep-rinpoche-speaks-plainly-about-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:12 PM
    The Third Trijang Rinpoche, Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (1901–1981) was a Gelugpa Lama and a direct disciple of Pabongkhapa Dechen Nyingpo. HE Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche .succeeded Ling Rinpoche as the junior tutor of the 14th Dalai Lama when the Dalai Lama was nineteen years old. He also composed chants for spiritual practices and ceremonies and scores for their music for use by Ganden Shartse monastery. He received many teachings and empowerments from his root Guru Pabongkhapa . He even travelled extensively giving extensive teachings on Lamrim and initiations at many Gelugpa places all over Tibet. He also taught at Sakyapa and Nyingmapa Centers at their request. And ordained hundreds of young monks along those teachings. The teachings of the Lamrim that he taught were simply extraordinary and everyone left the teaching a better person. Thousands were inspired by the blessing would definitely guide and sustain each one throughout the rest of their lives.
    Inspiring indeed H.E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche was also a poet and a writer who left behind his complete works in seven volumes, written in a style of rare elegance. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing of Tibet’s Teacher of Teachers H E Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s Autobiography.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/books-poetry/tibets-teacher-of-teachers-reading-kyabje-trijang-rinpoches-autobiography.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 20. 2021 04:11 PM
    Inspiring read of a courage Lama His Eminence Gyara Rinpoche spoke about Dorje Shugden openly and giving Dorje Shugden initiation to thousands at Yading, Daocheng County of Sichuan Province, China. Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery, also known as Shugden Monastery. The monumental hall at the monastery was built specifically in order to spread and preserve the Pure Je Tsongkhapa Tradition and pure Buddha Dharma in General. An erudite scholar,Gyara Rinpoche received many teachings, instructions, initiations, commentaries and empowerments of both Sutra and Tantra from his main teacher, H E Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. He also studied under many other highly accomplished masters. Carrying on the tradition of spreading Dorje Shugden’s practice, he travelled extensively giving teachings and explaining about the ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice. Thousands of practitioners were at Yading, Daocheng Ling Monastery listening to his teachings, initiation and so forth. He has been spreading the Dorje Shugden practices to many Tibetans in Tibet during difficult times when there is still a ban of Dorje Shugden. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/gyara-rinpoche-gives-dorje-shugden-sogtae.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:43 PM
    The film Faces of Death shows nothing is more precious than being in the present moment, fully alive , fully aware . We won’t know what happening next. Death is a significant and inevitable part of life. Death teaches us that life is impermanent. There is no escape from death. We are all going to die some day. It doesn’t matter whether we are rich or poor, successful or ordinary, evil or good, we are going to die one day. Death refers to the end of life, we all go through this sad occurrence, and it is unavoidable. We have to accept death, but for as long as we are alive, we should live our life to the fullest meaningfully and make sure to enjoy it. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So we should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Nothing is permanent in this world. Life’s impermanence.
    Buddhism emphasizes the importance of accepting the impermanence of life. Some scenes in the video appear quite gruesome, not to me as I have seen real ones as I been working and assisting surgeon in open surgeries before. Have seen thousands of births and many deaths occur while working . Life’s impermanence, I realised is what makes every single time and hour so precious. Its what shapes us our time and what makes it so important than not a single moment be wasted. We should not cling on to our body and our self-cherishing mind. It takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully people die remains in the memory of those who live on. Everything must have its beginning and must have ending. We never know how much we really believe anything until its truth becomes a matter of life and death to us. The source of human suffering and discontent is that we crave and cling to the things of this world. Human life is brief, nothing does. Our hair , teeth fall our bodies decline and decay. Watching this documentary film is indeed powerful, truthful and tells us more, Life is certain , death is uncertain , I am glad to have across Rinpoche ‘s blog learning and practicing dharma . I have immersed myself in learning more and accepting that life is finite. All that exists is impermanent, nothing lasts. Therefore nothing can be grasped onto. Awareness of impermanence and appreciation of our human potential will give us a sense of urgency that we must use every precious moment. Profound teachings reading those comments.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this precious sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/faces-of-death-movie-review.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:37 PM
    Wow …interesting read . You would not believe this . A boy named, Jacob Barnett was 2 years old when he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism by doctors. It seem this boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities. At the age 3 he is able to able to solve 5,000-piece jigsaw puzzles. They were wrong this child turned to be a math whiz heralded as a boy genius whose passion and mastery of physics impressed experts later . At age nine, while playing with shapes, he built a series of mathematical models. That’s fantastic and shock his parents. He even demonstrated how he imagined numbers as shapes. Jacob enrolled in university at age 12, and he even published his first physics paper. He is considered as one of the world’s most promising physicists and the youngest researcher to ever be accepted in the Institute for Theoretical Physics.
    Jacob Barnett is indeed another proof of reincarnation, I do believe.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/another-proof-of-reincarnation.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Oct 16. 2021 03:35 PM
    Back in 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to witness an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat. Those who were there witnessed a rare event where Dharma protector Dorje Shugden taken full trance of his official Panglung Oracle. Kechara has been very honoured and blessed that Dorje Shugden took trance of the Protector Dorje Shugden via the 7th Panglung Oracle or Chojela, an authentic and genuine oracle of Dorje Shugden . Wow all of the prayers, offerings, invocations, ritual instruments and recitations were all performed by Kecharians. They really did a good job. Rejoice. I not in Kechara yet back then , would hope one day Chojela will be taking trance again in the near furture.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing with beautiful pictures that tell us all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Sarassitham
    Wednesday, Oct 13. 2021 06:08 PM
    This is an amazing and extremely inspiring story of a young brave woman who was willing to help and save many innocent children, in spite of her own personal danger. She did not give up easily and would find a solution to problems. She took great courage to take a stand against oppression, and facing a great wrong of those holding power.

    Though she lost her father at an early age, his dedication to others and his last words made a deep impression on her. Her kindness and compassion won many heart.
    She was recognized as a heroine during the holocaust and made history of winning many internationally awards and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Thank you for the wonderful sharing, May God blessed her wonderful soul.

    https://bit.ly/3AwsEhy
  • Sarassitham
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 08:37 PM
    Wow ..that’s scary and shocking. Can’t deny the fact that human are indeed the most terrifying species in the world. Unlike every other species on this list the vast majority of human killings are intentional, showing that appreciation of life needs to drastically improve.

    Most of these animals are now facing extinction or nearing extinction due to man’s greediness. The rush towards wealth has out weight and causes this issue which we don’t realize now that it may belongs to one of our losses.

    We should appreciate all living creature and hope that more people will be more compassionate and aware on our ecology.

    https://bit.ly/3BLZzzS
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Oct 12. 2021 12:58 PM
    Beautiful story of Tsem Rinpoche’s mother . Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing those precious picture of Rinpoche’s mother. Looking at those pictures tell us she is indeed beautiful


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/i-like-this-picture-of-my-mother.html

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
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Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
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Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
10 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
11 months ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
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
1 years ago
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
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
1 years 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
1 years 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
1 years 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
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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
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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
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1 years 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
1 years 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
1 years 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
1 years ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
1 years ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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
2 yearss 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.
2 yearss 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.
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