The Dalai Lama Just Launched a Website to Help You Achieve Inner Peace

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Dear friends around the world,

I have always respected His Holiness the Dalai Lama although we may not share the same religious views, the amount of effort and work His Holiness has contributed towards spreading the Buddha Dharma is undeniable.

His Holiness travels around the world extensively to teach, and one of the most frequently preached topics is compassion. Wherever His Holiness the Dalai Lama goes, he would always promote world peace, to integrate with each other, to live together harmoniously, to respect and love each other. Through His Holiness’s actions, it is clear that he is no other than Avalokiteshvara.

I rejoice that this new website has been launched as it will benefit sentient benefits, may His Holiness the Dalai Lama live long and continue to teach the Dharma.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

The Dalai Lama Just Launched a Website to Help You Achieve Inner Peace

Chris Weller | May 18, 2016, 12:45 PM

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The Pope isn’t the only holy figure reaching the masses in cyberspace.

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film “Inside Out,” and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings. It’s called the “Atlas of Emotions.”

“When we wanted to get to the New World, we needed a map,” Ekman recalled the Dalai Lama telling him, according to the New York Times. So the psychologist was tasked with devising a similar guide for navigating our internal worlds — of fear, disgust, enjoyment, sadness, and anger.

Those five emotions are by no means exhaustive, but according to the survey of 248 scientists Ekman conducted, they covered the full spectrum in a way that was easiest to understand.

The survey also yielded insights into how those emotions work, such as where they come from and how people tend to deal with them. Those findings were then turned into the Atlas of Emotions, an interactive map that lets people click through the five emotional “continents” to learn more about them.

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Once you dive into a specific continent, a sidebar appears giving you the choice to learn more about that emotion’s states, actions, triggers, and mood.

Each state is divided along a continuum of intensity. Enjoyment, for example, ranges from sensory pleasure (like the texture of a juicy steak or the beauty of an art exhibit) all the way up to ecstasy, which Ekman’s research defines here as “Rapturous delight. A state of very great happiness, nearly overwhelming.”

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Clicking through, users then learn about how they can express that state of emotion in their behavior. People experiencing ecstacy can maintain, savor, or indulge the experience. People experiencing compassion, meanwhile, can engage, exclaim, savor, or seek more.

One of the helpful features of the Atlas is that users get a list of sample triggers for that emotion. People derive different forms of enjoyment from spending time with family, eating chocolate cake, or volunteering in their community, among many others.

The experience ends with the final mood produced by the emotion, which, in enjoyment’s case, is elation. And so the breakdown goes with the four other emotions.

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The Dalai Lama reportedly paid Ekman at least $750,000 to compile the research behind the comprehensive, user-friendly guide. He thinks it’s necessary for cultivating compassion.

The website maintains that having a deep emotional awareness is vital for living proactively, instead of in a reactionary state.

“The goal of the Atlas of Emotions,” it reads, “is to help people become aware of the impulse to act before acting and then choose whether to engage, and if so how to engage.”

Source: http://www.techinsider.io/new-dalai-lama-website-helps-you-find-inner-peace-2016-5
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  1. Lin Mun on May 25, 2018 at 9:20 pm

    Thank you Dalai Lama for creating such an interesting website of human’s feeling. I think we human most of the times are confused with our feeling and with such website it will help us recognise our state of mind and then learn to control them. I think it is a tool to learn and discover about ourselves.

  2. Wan Wai Meng on Nov 26, 2016 at 12:13 am

    I hope this website can genuinely help others many people to understand their emotions and help them develop an insight into their mind and emotions. It sounds really like a roadmap that one can discover about oneself.

  3. Samfoonheei on Oct 24, 2016 at 11:57 am

    Rejoice …His Holiness The Dalai Lama launched a website to help achieve inner peace ,to benefit all sentient beings.The Dalai Lama even paid Ekman a psychologist at least $750,000 to compile the research for cultivating compassion. Thats truly amazing.The psychologist was tasked with devising a similar guide for navigating our internal worlds — of fear, disgust, enjoyment, sadness, and anger. The new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this news ,May Rinpoche and His Holiness the Dalai Lama live long and continue to teach the Dharma.

  4. Pastor Han Nee on Sep 3, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article on how HH Dali Lama has launched a website to help us achieve inner peace.

    In his great compassion to reach out to all of us and help us overcome our negative afflictive emotions, the root cause of our suffering, HH the Dalai Lama has worked with some of the greatest social scientists, neurologists and psychologists of the world to explore the Mind, under the body of research and knowledge now known as Mind-Science or the Science of the MInd. He has in actual fact been introducing Buddhist psychology, based on Lord Buddha’s teachings to the world of today( which prime focus is on empirical studies and observation as scientific methods) in a way that this modern world can understand and relate to.

    In most recent times, after endless discussions,between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman, a pre eminent internationally renowned psychologist, the latter was tasked with devising a guide or map(similar to the map that had been designed to guide explorers of the New World) for navigating our internal worlds — of fear, disgust, enjoyment, sadness, and anger.
    Thus the new website created by Ekman, with much guidance, input and advice from HH Dalai Lama, was born – the Atlas of Emotions, an interactive map that lets people click through the five emotional “continents” to learn more about them – how these emotions work, such as where they come from and how people tend to deal with them.

    Click open a specific continent, a sidebar appears giving you the choice to learn more about that emotion’s states, actions, triggers, and mood.
    I have scanned through the various states of the emotion of anger , and I agree fully with this website saying that having a deep emotional awareness is vital for living proactively, instead of in a reactionary state. We have to be proactive and not let ourselves be controlled by a negative emotion and slide all the way down with it. For example, knowing the triggers and the states of anger from mild annoyance to full blown uncontrollable rage, I will proactively intervene and prevent it from escalating to destructive harmful levels.

    The goal of the Atlas of Emotions,” it reads, “is to help people become aware of the impulse to act before acting and then choose whether to engage, and if so how to engage.” Yes, as soon as the impulse arises, and we are aware , we can choose to stop and not engage or engage in a positive way to bring care for others into the equation.

    Thank you Your Holiness for conceiving this invaluable map of emotions. Thank you Paul Ekman for designing it. This is so very helpful to help everyone of us navigate our emotional way through daily life and attain inner peace.

  5. Chris Chong on Aug 31, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this new with us. The Dalai Lama had certainly did a good work by setting up this website for the public to discover their emotions in more details. By truly understanding their own emotions, they will be able to be aware of their emotional change and they have a better chance of controlling it. Letting our emotions run wild is not good for us and the people around us because we might hurt them with our speech or actions.

    With our emotions under controlled, we will be able to keep our composure in any circumstance and this can avoid many unnecessary conflicts and this means more peace in our daily lives.

    Humbly,
    Chris Chong

  6. Carmen Koo on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Having this website will allow people to understand why we feel the emotions that we feel, which constantly clouds our judgement. There are 5 “continents” of emotions which the website allows one to look into and understand – anger, fear, enjoyment, disgust, sadness. I feel these are the five main categories of feelings that we feel, and are closely related and dependant on other feelings and emotions that we may or may not recognise within us that falls into this basic category of emotions.

    Basically, this website, explains Buddhism in a more tech savvy way, if you would call it.. And it lets us look into our minds to recognise these feelings and emotions that come cropping up before we allow it to consume us.

    The fact though, that daily, we jump from one emotion to another, back and forth, shows that inherently, these emotions have no permanence in our lives and therefore we should not prioritise it and let it take over us. Instead we should also learn about our mind, and that we are able to control these emotions from arising, and affecting us.

    Thank you for sharing this, and thank you to His Holiness the Dalai Lama for finding such contemporary methods to bring peace to all.

    Carmen

  7. Uncle Eddie on Aug 29, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    As stated in the Article, the Dalai Lama paid US$750,000- to compile a research for a user-friendly guide for cultivating Compassion. With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist, the Dalai Lama has launched a new Website called “Atlas of Emotions”, whereby the Psychologist was tasked with devising a guide in the navigating the internal World of its fear, disgust, enjoyment, sadness and anger. These five emotions were said to be by no means exhaustive through the survey done by Paul Ekman and his 248 scientist surveyors. They covered the full spectrum of the survey done in a way that was easiest to understand. The survey also yielded insights into how those emotions work, where they come from and how people tend to deal with them. All those findings were then turned into the “Atlas of Emotions”, and become an interactive map that let people ‘click’ through the five emotional “continents” to learn more about them. The goal of the “Atlas of Emotions” is to help people become awareof the impulse to act before acting. And then choose whether to engage, and if so how to engage! Famous for his ever smiling face and deep-hearted messages of compassion, altruism and peace, We greatly rejoice in the launching of Dalai Lama’s new website to benefit all sentient beings. May His Holiness live a very long life to continue teaching Dharma to all sentient beings. Om Mani Padme Hung.

  8. Colin Tan on Aug 29, 2016 at 9:32 am

    It’s an interesting website about our five emotions. It has really shown a clear picture on how our emotion can be triggered and what the reactions we usually have. We can see that when we get angry, we might do destructive actions to others e.g. scream or yell, quarrel, insult, or even resort to physical force. We might also do hurtful things to ourselves like suppress the anger to avoid feeling it or simmer it until it gradually builds up in us.

    This would be a useful tool to people who always find themselves in rage or in great fear most of the time. It seems uncontrollable to certain people not to react immediately to things that happen around them. The triggers of emotion could be of past experience, our own perceptions or beliefs. What do I do when I’m in fear? How intense it would be, am I just nervous, desperate or in terror? What is the trigger? What perception or belief I have that triggers? If we can be more aware each time we get emotional, we will gradually learn more about our emotional world. Only when we truly conscious, accept ourselves, then we can choose the wiser response and not just react to situation unconsciously. This is really a great website to create awareness, to learn to treat ourselves and others better and finally come to be at peace with ourselves.

  9. Sock Wan on Aug 27, 2016 at 9:54 am

    Who would pay USD750,000 to develop a tool that does not generate money for themselves and is not for their own use? Only a real compassionate person will do it with the motivation to benefit others. H.H Dalai Lama travels around the world to give teachings to people even though he is already very old, with this newly launch website to help people to understand their emotions can reach even more people. How kind.

    Our emotions are very much dependent on the external factors. For example, good food, good companions make us happy; when people is not treating us the way we want to be treated, we are upset or disappointed; when someone or something we like is no longer with us, we are sad. After knowing what are the factors contribute to our emotions, how do we deal with it? Do we continue to look for external factors that brings us positive feelings or do we find ways so that our emotions are not dependant on external factors?

    To me, it is more important to have our emotions independent on external factors. Learning Dharma and doing meditation has helped a lot in breaking this dependency. There are many teachings in this blog helping us to break that dependency. As soon as our emotion is not dependant on external factor, we achieve inner peace.

  10. Elton on Aug 24, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    Fear: “A shy or timid person. This personality type is likely to avoid risks and uncomfortable situations. Timid people may perceive the world as full of difficult situations”.

    Basically this describes myself.
    The website is really good and very accurate. Since i have more experience with the emotions of fear than the others, i can say that the triggers, moods and states are very accurate as i have experienced them.

    This website might be a coincidence, but last week i decided that i had to start trying my best and try to tame my mind and over come the fear, as this emotion is leading me nowhere in life. Actually it has always held me back. Im trying my best now, and really hope I can succeed.

    This post is perfect and very helpful. https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/apply-this-when-your-emotions-get-in-the-way.html
    (Thanks KarenChong for the link and Thanks Rinpoche for posting it).

    Basically i have been a glass for most of my life, its now time to become a lake.

    PS – This blog has been a great source of help.

    • Pastor Shin Tan on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:48 am

      Hi Elton,
      Glad to see you here and that you found this post helpful.

      Since you are interested in Dorje Shugden, you may want to read this article: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/benefits/miracles/overcoming-my-limitations . Karen (yes, the Karen who shared the link on blog chat) was a timid person and had a lot of fear and insecurities. Her practice of Dorje Shugden has helped her find a positive change.

      The journey to tame our mind is not an easy one, but I believe Dorje Shugden will be of much help 🙂

      Hope to see more comments from you on this blog and http://www.dorjeshugden.org 🙂

      Regards,
      Pastor Shin

      • Elton on Aug 27, 2016 at 1:38 am

        Thank you Pastor Shin for always being there and ready to help. I really appreciate it. I read Karen`s story and the way she changed when she met Rinpoche and started Dorje Shugden is amazing. It sure is encouraging seeing someone who was like me and was able to change for the better. Thanks again Pastor Shin, and thank you Karen for sharing your story, it really helped me when I read it.

        • Pastor Shin Tan on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:58 am

          Dear Elton,
          You are welcome and we are always happy to be able to share H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s teachings, as well as information/ stories from fellow Kecharians with others.

          There are many other miracle stories of how Dorje Shugden’s practice helps in many various ways: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/category/benefits/miracles

          Do check them out when you are free 🙂

  11. jerry_sito on Aug 24, 2016 at 7:22 pm

    感谢仁波切的分享与教诲,

    很开心知道尊贵的第14世达赖喇嘛尊者开启了这一个,让我们寻找内心的宁静的一个网站,在现在忙碌的都市人生活里,每天都在有形与无形中的压力中徘徊,内心的那一份空洞与彷徨,让我们都早已经忘记了,我们常言道的那一份“最初”的心,也就是内心的宁静,当我们内心无法宁静下来的时候,其实会让我们无法专注与迷失。

    感谢尊者透过设立一个网页来弘扬佛法,这将更能够的利益到很多很多的人,因为我们这一代,早就不像以前的人们一样,常常往佛堂跑修行或听闻佛法的习惯,我们这一代有时间也都只是在网络世界中游览,然而在网上学习佛法也让忙碌的都市人能够更容易地接触到佛法,就像尊贵的第25世詹杜固仁波切的这个博客一样,帮助与利益着很多很多的人。

    祈愿每一位佛法上师网上佛法事业增长,利益一切有情众生

    谢谢
    jerry

  12. Carsden on Aug 24, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    Most people don’t really discern the cause and origin of their emotions. They conduct with emotions and in the end, thing goes worst. We always say, “calm down”, which is telling someone to simmer down from intense emotions. Calmness is always important for us when we confront with unexpected situations.

    “A calm, balanced frame of mind is necessary to evaluate and understand our changing emotions. Calmness ideally is a baseline state, unlike emotions, which arise when triggered and then recede.” This is very true.

    The website is very beneficial and it may help us to know more what really emerges our emotions. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this!

  13. KarenC on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    This is one very interesting website that helps us to understand our very own emotion, from the trigger points of how these emotion arose, the state of mind when we’re in particular emotion, what are the actions that may come along with the emotions, and how our moods get affected by that emotions, etc. We all know most of the time our emotions are actually navigating our lives and a lot of decisions were made due to emotions.

    The 5 continents of emotion on the website are more of negative: Fear, Anger, Disgust, Sadness, Enjoyment. Enjoyment may look positive to many, however it can also be negative because it may arose from attachment, desire, greed and possessiveness, just to name a few. Emotions arose from our mind. Everything arises from the mind. What Rinpoche has been emphasizing on His teachings are always about how to train our mind and transform to be better, which is why we are all here in Dharma to tame our monkey mind that makes us suffer.

  14. William Chua on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:09 pm

    In this day and age, people are sceptics in myths and beliefs or even magic. People will believe and follow when there are strong evidence to substantiate a fact. So, I believe that the whole reason the Dalai Lama paid Ekman to develop a guide based on fact and science. This is a great way to explain feelings in scientific ways and the experience. Definitely will attract the geeks and seekers to learn more about Buddhism and thus spread the teachings. Smart move Dalai Lama on modernising Buddha’s teachings.

  15. HelenaC on Aug 21, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    Interesting!!! The commissioning of $750,000 to Paul Edman to compile the research behind the comprehensive, user-friendly guide Its a great idea as we have a clearer guide and explanation on our emotion’s state. It will benefit many of us as well. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

    • HelenaC on Aug 21, 2016 at 10:43 pm

      * Paul Ekman ( Sorry auto correction)

  16. Stella Cheang on Aug 20, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    Knowing that Dalai Lama is reaching out to patrons of the world digitally by moving the teaching of the mind into cyber-format is indeed encouraging. Compassion is a vast topic where Dalai Lama is a highly qualified teacher as he is the acclaimed emanation of Avalokiteshvara (Chenrezig or Kuan Yin). The commissioning of Paul Ekman, the psychologist who consulted the 2015 Pixar film “Inside Out” is a good idea probably because of the way he had successful layout the complexity of the mind in a simplistic manner in the 2015 film. As Dalai Lama put it, it is a map of our mind that we need to help us navigate ourselves away from the afflictive emotions. We rejoice in Dalai Lama’s effort to digitalize Buddha Dharma’s teaching and am glad that Kechara is already working on this direction for some time already. It is remarkable to witness erudite masters like His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama tirelessly bring benefits to everyone in the new age using breaking away from the traditional ways and methods. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article.

  17. Pastor KH Ng on Aug 19, 2016 at 1:16 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I rejoice that His Holiness The Dalai Lama launched a website to help achieve inner peace. This will benefit many people. I agree with Rinpoche that His Holiness is none other than Avalokitesvara.

    I even believe that His religious views that differs from Rinpoche’s, is also to benefit others in these degenerate times; where Manjushri and Avalokitesvara seems to be at odds but they are actually working together like the mother and father who will never hurt their children but benefit them; even though the children may think their parents have contradictory views.

    Thank You Rinpoche for showing us what respect and the middle way is all about.

    Pastor KH Ng.

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    Friday, Apr 26. 2019 11:59 AM
    Stunning art painting of Songtsen Gampo, Trisong Detsen, Tri Ralpachen and Dorje Shugden. Thank you for sharing this beautiful paintings of Tibet’s Founders: The Three Dharma Kings with short explanations for us to have a better knowledge of it.

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    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing

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    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

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    To be out of suffering, the first thing we have to do is to look into ourselves and find the root cause of our unhappiness. After identifying the root cause, we have to apply an antidote to it according to what Lord Buddha has taught us. Lord Buddha himself had walked the path and he had shown us his methods work. We may not like the process, but we should be focusing on the result and work hard towards it.

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    I like this painting. Very nice colour combination, simple yet look so stunning. Even Lama Tsongkhapa emanation are depicted here separately. They are the great Buddha of Chenrezig, Vajrapani and Manjushri. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this nice painting and the description.

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    Beautifully drawn thangka and thank you Rinpoche for providing the description of each Buddha. All 3 great Buddha of past, present and future are put here, including White Mahakala and Dorje Shugden. Very blessed to have this thangka to be in the house. To remind us to practise dharma as time is precious.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-future-buddha-to-come-buddha-maitreya
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Apr 25. 2019 05:39 PM
    He Rejected A $37 Million Contract To Do What?

    Wow, imagine someone rejecting USD37 millions! Don’t you just wonder why did he and for what? Must by such a strong conviction about something. Did he regret his decision?

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/he-rejected-the-37-million-contract-to-do-what.html
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Apr 25. 2019 12:40 PM
    Mr. Randy Pauch was very ill when he gave his last speech to the audience. In his speech, he had shared with us a few important points on how to be successful and happy.
    1. Always be appreciative and grateful to the people and things we have. In return, good things will happen to us.
    2. Don’t complain, because complaining does not solve the problems.
    3. When we are sorry for the mistakes we have made, we must do something to make it up. By just saying sorry is not enough.
    4. Be humble and not to react to the negative actions of others towards us.
    5. Be persistent and don’t give up easily. It took Mr. Randy 15 years to make his dream of working at Disney come true.
    6. Death is uncertain and it is beyond our control. We can choose to face death with a positive attitude so when we die, there will be no regret.
    7. Be honest and have integrity, it is hard to do but if we can do that, we will be truly happy and live our lives without regret.

    Mr. Randy had shown us that death is uncertain and we don’t have control over it. However, we have a choice on how we want to live our lives. We are in control of our own happiness. If we have positive thinking, we will be able to turn a negative situation into something positive and then learn and become a better person.

    http://bit.ly/TR-LiveHappy
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  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Apr 25. 2019 11:57 AM
    There are four holy mountains in China, Mount Jiu Hua, Mount Wutai, Mount Emei and Mount Putuo. Mount Wutai is believed to be the abode of Buddha Manjushri, Mount Emei is believed to be the abode of Samantabhadra, Mount Putuo is believed to be the abode of Guan Yin (Avalokiteshvara) and Mount Jiu Hua is believed to be the abode of Ksitigarbha.

    Mount Jiu Hua is located in Qingyang County, Anhui Province in China, the highest peak being the Shiwang Peak (Peak of Ten Kings), at 1,342 metres above sea level. There are many temples on Mount Jiu Hua, the oldest and holiest one is called Huangcheng temple. A Korean prince called Jin Qiaojue engaged in a 75-year-long solitary practice and achieved enlightenment at the age of 99 when he passed away.

    http://bit.ly/TR-HolyMountain
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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Apr 25. 2019 11:42 AM
    Wow ……..outstanding colour art painting of Four-Armed Chenrezig and Dorje Shugden. Beautiful thangka to have it on altar or in our home. Merely looking at it tells a thousand words. Its truly a blessing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-one-who-saves-four-armed-chenrezig

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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    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.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for other?’ Mr. Lim is definitely one of our dedicated volunteers for the past 10 years. He dedicates his time to fully support our Kechara Food Bank programme, not only to raise #zerofoodwastage awareness amongst the public but also to help the less fortunate. Thank you for taking part in making the world better. Your great work is much appreciated, Mr. Lim. #Kechara #foodbank #volunteer - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
22 hours ago
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for other?’ Mr. Lim is definitely one of our dedicated volunteers for the past 10 years. He dedicates his time to fully support our Kechara Food Bank programme, not only to raise #zerofoodwastage awareness amongst the public but also to help the less fortunate. Thank you for taking part in making the world better. Your great work is much appreciated, Mr. Lim. #Kechara #foodbank #volunteer - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSK Penang Team visited a dialysis patient to deliver dry food provisions for his family. He has a kidney transplant when he was 12 years old and for the past years is undergoing dialysis three times a week and this has put a financial strain to him. We will try to assist him in anyway we can. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 days ago
KSK Penang Team visited a dialysis patient to deliver dry food provisions for his family. He has a kidney transplant when he was 12 years old and for the past years is undergoing dialysis three times a week and this has put a financial strain to him. We will try to assist him in anyway we can. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
One day, we received a humble wish list from this poor family, an elderly mother who takes care of her grown up son with special needs. ‘It’s quite uneasy to use toilet without a proper door but I do not have enough money to fix it,’ said the mother. Without a second thought, our kindest sponsor, La Hong Eu has decided to make meaningful sponsorship to this case. Big thanks to Bernard Ting and Vickneshwaran for helping this family to replace the broken one with a brand new folding door. Together we are the reason that someone has a sweet smile on her face. #Kechara #foodbank #care - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 days ago
One day, we received a humble wish list from this poor family, an elderly mother who takes care of her grown up son with special needs. ‘It’s quite uneasy to use toilet without a proper door but I do not have enough money to fix it,’ said the mother. Without a second thought, our kindest sponsor, La Hong Eu has decided to make meaningful sponsorship to this case. Big thanks to Bernard Ting and Vickneshwaran for helping this family to replace the broken one with a brand new folding door. Together we are the reason that someone has a sweet smile on her face. #Kechara #foodbank #care - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Laying the rescued food down on the table would mean we will minimise chance of wastage from another level when our recipients will have the privilege to choose what they really need and want. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 days ago
Laying the rescued food down on the table would mean we will minimise chance of wastage from another level when our recipients will have the privilege to choose what they really need and want. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Have you ever done beading? Join us for a blessed Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! http://bit.ly/2IMh5eN - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 days ago
Have you ever done beading? Join us for a blessed Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! http://bit.ly/2IMh5eN - shared by Pastor Antoinette
What do you do on Saturday mornings? Join us for a meaningful time and be blessed by the Buddhas during the Spiritual Saturday at Kechara Forest Retreat! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 days ago
What do you do on Saturday mornings? Join us for a meaningful time and be blessed by the Buddhas during the Spiritual Saturday at Kechara Forest Retreat! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
With Dorje Shugden in your car, bus, bike, boat or lorry, you will be protected and blessed. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
5 days ago
With Dorje Shugden in your car, bus, bike, boat or lorry, you will be protected and blessed. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Recently in Kechara Forest Retreat, this bus was blessed and is now protected by the Three Jewels. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
5 days ago
Recently in Kechara Forest Retreat, this bus was blessed and is now protected by the Three Jewels. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. In order to send the foodpack to our client in johor bahru area, we need a team that are always ready . Luckily, we have a group of wonderful volunteers that are commited to serve our community. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 days ago
Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. In order to send the foodpack to our client in johor bahru area, we need a team that are always ready . Luckily, we have a group of wonderful volunteers that are commited to serve our community. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Children paint their own mask for Halloween day. Lin Mun KSDS
6 days ago
Children paint their own mask for Halloween day. Lin Mun KSDS
Parents and students did a group discussion together on the Bully topic  Lin Mun KSDS
6 days ago
Parents and students did a group discussion together on the Bully topic Lin Mun KSDS
A talk on Bully by Peggy. A very informative sharing for students and parents. Lin Mun KSDS
6 days ago
A talk on Bully by Peggy. A very informative sharing for students and parents. Lin Mun KSDS
Great to start kids with dharma knowledge from young. Lin Mun KSDS
6 days ago
Great to start kids with dharma knowledge from young. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Victoria guided the students to do prayer in the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
6 days ago
Teacher Victoria guided the students to do prayer in the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Creative horror drawing created by Teacher Kien. Alice, KSDS
6 days ago
Creative horror drawing created by Teacher Kien. Alice, KSDS
Teacher Asyley led the kids to participate animal liberation. Alice, KSDS
6 days ago
Teacher Asyley led the kids to participate animal liberation. Alice, KSDS
Healthy Meals for lunch sponsored by Mr Ravi & friends! We thank you for your unending support to #kecharasoupkitchen in our plight in serving the #homeless. Would you like to sponsor lunch for our street friends? To find out more, checkout our website for more details :) Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 days ago
Healthy Meals for lunch sponsored by Mr Ravi & friends! We thank you for your unending support to #kecharasoupkitchen in our plight in serving the #homeless. Would you like to sponsor lunch for our street friends? To find out more, checkout our website for more details :) Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 week ago
1 week ago
Bernard was briefing the volunteers on the details before they headed out last Saturday to PPR Kota Damansara. #kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Bernard was briefing the volunteers on the details before they headed out last Saturday to PPR Kota Damansara. #kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Seen here are team leaders giving their final briefing to the respective volunteers before they head out last night. Thank you very much to all the volunteers who turned up. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Seen here are team leaders giving their final briefing to the respective volunteers before they head out last night. Thank you very much to all the volunteers who turned up. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to James and Shereen for sponsoring oranges for tonight's distribution. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Thank you very much to James and Shereen for sponsoring oranges for tonight's distribution. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
We received a lot wine bottles for recycling. It was packed nicely by the person. KEP-Serena
2 weeks ago
We received a lot wine bottles for recycling. It was packed nicely by the person. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling activity at Kechara Soup Kitchen. You can drop the recycled items here if you are nearby. KEP-Serena
2 weeks ago
Today we are having recycling activity at Kechara Soup Kitchen. You can drop the recycled items here if you are nearby. KEP-Serena
The generous support from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thank you very much! Here are photos taken during the distribution at government low cost flat. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
The generous support from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thank you very much! Here are photos taken during the distribution at government low cost flat. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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