This is scary….would you allow it???

Feb 24, 2012 | Views: 1,515

Ok get ready and DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME OR ANYWHERE EVER….would you allow this? Would you feel safe? Would you not be worried…could you let this go on?? I read somewhere snakes have no loyalty. They can turn on the person feeding them even after years of care…..Would you do this?? Everything deserves compassion but we still have to be careful…Would you do this?

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A Cambodian boy and his “sister,” the python When this Cambodian boy was just three months old, his father found a half-meter python in his bed, The father did not kill the reptile, and took the snake back into the jungle, but the next day, the snake crawled in again. The python was taken back to the jungle three times, but he stubbornly came back. “Lucky” grew up to 6 feet and weighs about 100 kg. Python eats only chicken and duck; eats 10 kg per week. The snake can safely eat a boy or a horse — but the boy says he and the python enjoy a “brother-sister” relationship.

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jan 29, 2018 at 1:12 pm

    Could not imagined that the Cambodia boy named Uorn has made an unlikely friend with a python snake. The snake crawled into their lives as a baby snake , when Uorn was only three months old . Like many children, he has a snake as pet plays around with it, he even kisses and sleeps with it everyday. I have heard and read before that python will kill and eats people. Latest update ,it seem that python was sent to the zoo as the young boy was bitten by his pet. Well luckily nothing serious happened to the boy. Having a snake as pet is scary and I will be screaming for help if I saw one. I remembered few years back when one of my nephew own one as pet and brought it to my house during the Chinese New year which was the year of snake. All of us were screaming then. For me I would not have taken one as pet. The snake lives in the wild should have it free .
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and thanks to Adelyn Lim and Yenni for those pictures .

  2. Stella Cheang on Dec 26, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Snakes are innately forked tongue and spineless. No matter how much love, kindness and generosity given to them, they will not stopped being a forked tongue and spineless being. Only a true master can handle the job of subduing this venomous animal. Otherwise, it is better for normal people to exercise some wisdom to stay away. After all, even snake masters get bitten sometimes. Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.

  3. CindyH on Jun 12, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    This article brings to mind the same quandary found story of the scorpion and the frog. In short, a scorpion and a frog meet on the bank of a stream and the scorpion asks the frog to carry him across on its back as it was vital for the scorpion to cross it. The frog asks, “How do I know you won’t sting me?” The scorpion says, “Because if I do, I will die too.” The frog is satisfied, and they set out, but in midstream, the scorpion stings the frog. The frog feels the onset of paralysis and starts to sink, knowing they both will drown, but has just enough time to gasp “Why?” Replies the scorpion: “It is my nature…”

    On one hand, one should exercise compassion towards all sentient being including snakes but on the other hand, one has to also factor in the limitation in which snakes has for any rationalisation and especially of their predatory killing tendencies. So, to be in such close proximity with a snake still appear to be risky/reckless despite of the strong bond from past life. In any event, one cannot really predict the karma at play and what is to say that things will stay “friendly” or when the killer instinct takes over?

    Inclined to think that perhaps better to have a compromise where the friendship with the snake is respected but not at such closeness where literally live and sleep with the snake without any boundaries and also for more caution to be exercised for safety purposes (the kid and others). After all, compassion is meant to go hand in hand with wisdom.

  4. Pastor Moh Mei on Mar 22, 2016 at 8:12 am

    Snake is one animal very few people associate with goodness. Yet there are many snake owners around the world. Many people keep snakes as pets despite its reputation. Perhaps it is a challenge. In this boy case, it seems the snake and him has a unique affinity but whether it is a good one or a bad one, that’s what makes it scary.

    I think this quote from the movie “After Earth” is very real here “Fear is not real. It is a product of thoughts you create. Do not misunderstand me. Danger is very real. But fear is a choice.”

    The danger of keeping the snake as a pet is very real. It can turn on the boy and eat him anytime. The boy obviously does not fear the snake. Perhaps he is too young and ignorant at this time. But fear is perception of our mind. Because of how we associate snake and the information we have about snake, it makes us fear them in general.

  5. Beatrix Ooi on Jan 26, 2016 at 2:00 am

    As long as I love animals, if I were the child’s father, there’s no way I would allow my child to sleep with a snake. Yes we should be kind towards animals but snakes and dogs or cats are totally different, snakes naturally are predatory animals, it’s their natural instinct, they were born with it so we can’t really blame them.

    My mom has a friend who had kept a pet snake for more than 10 years, I forgot what type of snake but it was a huge one. His snake had been acting very weirdly for a period of time, he would always find his pet snake sleeping straight next to him. It’s not like in the picture, his snake does not curl up but instead lies straight next to him. He thought that the snake was sick or something so he called up his friend who’s a snake expert, his friend immediately warned him to release the snake because what his snake has been doing all this while was actually measuring his height to determine if it can swallow supposedly his “owner”. I had goosebumps when I heard the story from my mother, I have always been interesting in snakes but the story really freak me out.

    We need to be very careful because animals are still animals, most of them are unpredictable and therefore we should be more aware and not out ourselves in danger.

  6. Lucas Roth on Jan 8, 2014 at 11:01 pm

    maybe this snake means no harm and they were friends in their past lives. It is a bit peculiar that a snake wants to be with this boy, but it doesn’t seem to do any harm so i would allow it but watch them. thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  7. Kimmie on May 29, 2013 at 8:59 am

    somethings are just meant to be, I personally like pythons, if there wasn’t a threat and hasn’t been any sign I would allow it, but I have had lotsa different animals

  8. Joy on Mar 17, 2013 at 1:44 am

    Errrmmm no thank you. This is really really strange and weird. But when you think about it, the python and the little sure does have some very strong “karmic” connection. Acknowledging there is reincarnation, I think this snake is probably a relative of this boy or someone who use to be very close to him in his previous life, maybe lovers in the past? Who knows… hence the snake keeps returning back to the boy even after being sent back to the jungle three times. So yeah perhaps there is some strong connection between them, otherwise what logic could this be? But no thank you, I would definitely be a no no for me.

  9. Law Lip Hin on Jun 11, 2012 at 12:51 am

    This sound familiar to me if you has listen some Thai buddhism story about LP Thuad. That was a snake around at LP Thuad body when he was a baby and after the snake left, stay behind the red diamond near to LP Thuad body.

    Could this boy will be another great master born?

  10. terri on Mar 29, 2012 at 4:59 am

    That is scary. I think I would not have a wild animal for a pet. I don’t think snakes are very cuddly 🙂

  11. Wan Wai Meng on Mar 28, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    Brave kid to dare to sleep with a python. I am sure they have a karmic connection from previous lives to enjoy a close relationship now.

  12. Sock Wan on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    I don’t think I will be able to live with a snake like this little boy. I believe he does not have the fear because he has been with the snake since he was very young. He is conditioned to believe snake is not dangerous. For us, we have been conditioned since very young that snake is dangerous, it kills, therefore we have this fear in us.

  13. Amsterdam on Feb 29, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    There is love between them from previous lives, you can feel it in the pictures.

  14. Lim Han Nee on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:29 am

    I have mixed feelings when I see this. Yes, there is a lovely friendship between boy and python that is touching to see. There is a sense of strong affinity. Yet, the python has a potential to harm and ,as is said in the Lamrim, animals(unfortunately) are characterized by benighted ignorance. So this python has the potential to turn on the boy one day and squeeze him to death. The father should remove the python and take it somewhere far away to a place which is a natural home to it, a corner in a jungle away from all.

  15. Lucas Roth on Feb 27, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    Its cool that he has a best friend that is a large python.because snakes have feelings too.if I had a snake as a best friend I would treasure him\her for all my life.i am born in the year of the snake in 2002 but I am born before Chinese new year on January 17 so I am not a horse. Thank you rinpoche for this blog post. :).

  16. Carmen Koo on Feb 27, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    This is really scary!!! The python is 5 times the size of this boy, and could gobble him up anytime!

    But what I like about it is that from the photos you can see that there is something special between the boy and the python, like a kind of friendship, and both are so comfortable with one another. The smile on the boy’s face melts my heart.

  17. WT on Feb 27, 2012 at 3:50 am

    This is really freaky and scary too.
    I believe there must be some karmic connection between 2 of them but I also believe the trust in them is very strong and it is built throughout the time.
    However, I dare not try it at home. Still do not have the compassion at Buddha’s level yet. :p

  18. Wee Liang on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    This is incredible. When treated with love and respect, even a snake is able to recognize family. True show that compassion and love can tame the wildest of beasts.

  19. Saikat on Feb 26, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Snakes and pythons are nice specimens, but are not humans. Their brains are not wired to receive and reciprocate human sentiments. Sentiments are completely human created and only humans should carry its dead weight. Many people project their own sentiments, hopes, fears, desire for love or affection onto animals and look forward to receiving it back from the animal. I think this behavior is incorrect and only shows human un-fulfillment. It works with somewhat sentimental animals like dogs or apes, but still only goes so far.

    And when it comes to behaviors as above, it is a ticking time bomb. The snake is probably well fed and recognizes the boys smell. The day it is little hungry and the boy is within its reach, well …..

    … and then these very people who have publicized these photographs as some sort of achievement, will go after the snakes head. We must love animals as they are. Animal psychology is fascinating but most animals are not humans. A few like dogs and apes can get close, but that’s it. See the world as it is, not as we want it to be. We should not make animals bear the weight of our sentimentalism.

  20. Uncle Eddie on Feb 26, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    Python it seems can most easily be tamed and reluctant to bite. A small cat could deliver a much more serious bite than an adult python. Can live for over 25 years in captivity. Males may reach 14ft while females over 20ft. Not a threat to people in their native range, and not prone to attack humans unless molested or grabbed, said Mr. Shawn Heflick, President, CentralFlorida Herpetrologists Society. Though as rule, never allow it to form a full circle around your neck as they are extremely strong and may unconsciously grab your neck for stability, excerting more than enough pressure to choke you to death accidently. Therefore, its better to take precaution, rather than “too late or never”.

    • Saikat on Feb 26, 2012 at 4:02 pm

      This is not completely correct as the word tame is misapplied. Burmese pythons are one of the most aggressive of all snake species. Well fed python will not attack a known feeder, but you never know. There have been many cases of grown up men owners being attacked and killed by pet pythons. Just google it. As I said, keeping pets itself is not a good thing to do and animals are not the means to download our own human frustrations. Dogs and cats cannot survive without humans, so they are an exception. But I don’t see why anything else should be made pets. If we like animals let us support conservation.

  21. su an on Feb 26, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    wah.. freaky….. definitely would not do this at home / keep snake as a pet.. but perhaps this boy really does have a special connection with the snake.. if people can have special bonding with dogs, cats, horses.. why not snake? it is rare but not impossible

  22. patsy on Feb 26, 2012 at 12:13 am

    Definitely I wouldnt try this at home. What an odd combination! They must have some karmic affinity to meet up again in this live. Look how comfortable they are with each other.

  23. Wendy Loh on Feb 26, 2012 at 12:07 am

    The boy has no fear for the snake. He is not judging him / her to be bad, ugly, good or friendly. He is coming from compassion and love. His innocence is the key. The big baby probably picked up on the vibrations radiating from the boy and so he does not see a need to attack the boy. The snake feels safe and calm when being with the boy. I am not saying we should try this, but it does portray the conditioning we have received as we are growing up.

    And translating this to our everyday situations, we are all conditioned to believe that this religion is right and that is wrong. This race is awful and that one is superior. And we fight and compete and hurt others just to be “right”. Thus, Buddhism on a whole shows to us these conditioning and teaches a way for us to transform our mind.

    Little snippets like these (boy and snake relationship) help us to break away from our conditioning and hopefully lead us a step closer to mind-transformation.

    Thank you, Rinpoche. I am sorry, I don’t think I can be friends with snakes at the moment, but I am working hard at it. 🙂

  24. Irene Lim on Feb 26, 2012 at 12:02 am

    No way I would like to try this! It would be so creepy and slimy I believe. The boy and his ‘sister’ surely has close connection perhaps coming from their previous life time. This would explain why the snake never went away even disposing it into the jungle for the third time.

  25. William on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    Amazing story. Nothing could explain why the boy could have this kind of relationship with the snake and the snake would not harm the boy. Must be a connection that exist before. MAybe a past life buddy or past life siblings. Would this mean reincarnation exist?

  26. zeeshan Sarwar on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    I think the rule with snakes is that they must be well fed and never go hungry, for as soon as they are hungry, everything in their way looks like food… cold blooded animals need food quickly if hungry, as the snake does not look very thin, it must be well fed so far and therefore can be safe enough for the moment, but only if it is not allowed to go hungry… but still the children should perhaps learn to play with other children 🙂

  27. Kien Wong on Feb 25, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    I think adults simply think too much. And a boy just want a simple friendship. Snake presented greedy in three poison. Like we play with fire. If we are not mindful or careless, we might get hurt in return. That could be also a karmic relationship within this boy and big python.. Do more dhamar & good things, hope i will never end up with this kind of situation in next life.

  28. Gim Lee on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    I can’t believe this… we were told by snake charmer that unlike mammal, reptile cannot be trained. Snake is ‘cold blooded’, they don’t have ‘companionship’ with us like dog, cat, horse etc… I wonder how this particular snake can have such a close relationship with the boy… I think the only explanation is their past karma connections. Perhaps this snake was the boy’s previous life mother…

  29. Wah Ying on Feb 25, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    Yes It’s freaky, and it’s huge. Wah, personally I would not dare to try it out. I wonder also may be the boy and the snake have special connection since past live times, they know each other long time ago…

  30. Han on Feb 25, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    I do not like reptile, definitely not this giant thingy.
    From the pics can tell they live happily together.

  31. Helena on Feb 25, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Thank you for this amazing story Rinpoche.
    The first thought when i see this post and those pictures is, Wow..this is just too amazing!!! Because i will not do this, keeping a python as a pet is a big NO, its dangerous!!! But in the pictures, the relationship between them is very pure and real!!It must be their unfinished karmic relationship in their past life. The python return to this family for so many times. The connection between them must be very strong. From the picture, they are both very happy to have each other! 🙂
    Its very touching to see this unusual story. It may be scary but sweet!!

  32. Adeline on Feb 25, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    This looked very scary! I agreed with DR that they must have strong karmic link in their previous lives and unfinished karma,how could a boy and a python can play and sleep together since the child was only 3 months old.

  33. Li Kheng on Feb 25, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thanks for the little surprise! Hmmm, I do not think I will try this at home.

    However, seeing the boy with the snake did not ignite negative emotions. In fact, like Dato Ruby shared, the thought of past life / karmic connection was the first thought that came to mind.

    Subsequently, I felt that it was fortunate that the parents or adults did not adamantly stop this karmic link from developing. Imagine a gigantic snake curling itself around a child. Most adults would react naturally and prevent any connection between the child and reptile. You know, just in case something bad happens. In this case, the relationship was permitted to open and develop.

    In reflection, I thought of our natural inclinations which, based on the belief that we each have our Buddha within, is to be beneficial. We should, also allow the goodness within us to flourish and not “prevent” it with the belief that we are protecting ourselves from the “big bad world” and the “in case something bad happens”. Most of the time, it is the “bad” things in our lives that brought us the most benefit on hind sight if we apply the teachings of Buddhadharma.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this mind opening post.

  34. Adelyn Lim on Feb 25, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Hi Rinpoche,
    Actually we were wondering about the karma that led to this point for the boy and the snake too.
    Hope You can comment and enlighten us further.
    Thank you Rinpoche

  35. Elaine Cheah on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:07 am

    It’s the parents. Kids know no better. If the parents allowed it, the kid would think it’s ok. The parents’ influence on a child’s behaviour and attitude is significant at that age as a child’s world revolves around the parents or whoever they grow up with.

  36. henry ooi on Feb 25, 2012 at 9:30 am

    I hope the boys’ parents did not allow him to sleep with the python! The girth of the python is bigger than the both the boy’s thighs, I think it could easily constrict and swallow the boy. They may have a sister-brother relationship now but one never knows. Better to be safe than real sorry.

    No, I would never allow this. Heck, I would not do what the boy is doing.

  37. Yoke Fui on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:56 am

    OMB ! ! !

  38. Lisa on Feb 25, 2012 at 6:12 am

    You know what it can be a weird relationship but sometime this kind of reptile can have compassion feeling too. I have personal experienced and seen with my own eye, I have a girlfriend who has a python name “gregory” as a pet. There are time I went to her house and her pet like to hide under the blanket whereby i accidentally touch it. At first I thought it will bite me but it really friendly. Even though at that split second I have different views for snakes but it is still a unlikely friendship and freaky as quoted by Jamie.

  39. Mc on Feb 25, 2012 at 5:58 am

    I cannot feel very comfortable looking at the pictures. First thing that came to mind was a snake that is playing with his food. But then I have to make allowance for things we don’t know and understand. After all this relationship has been through a few years and perhaps even a few hungry moments. Remnants of karmic ties I guess.

    Imagine, in the endless cycle of deaths and reincarnations, that snake was once my mother.

  40. Liz Murphy on Feb 25, 2012 at 5:36 am

    : O

  41. Margaretlee on Feb 25, 2012 at 3:35 am

    It really is an odd companionship especially the companion is a super long and HUGE python. It came to me that perhaps the Cambodian boy has never heard of snakes could bite, eat or kill humans. With no fear, the boy probably approached the python with a genuine heart of having a good friend to play with. And the python reciprocated with no defense and got along like honey and bee.

    When beings come together with no fear of hurting or being hurt, the relationship gels so well. It is amazing to see this!

    • Ashley on Aug 20, 2012 at 7:21 pm

      @Margaretlee: I was wondering if you read the above story of how the snake came to the boy in his crib as a baby snake…the snake was drawn to the boy not the other way around…They grew up together…

  42. tfreon on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:45 am

    Seem they have karmic relationship. Imagine, some one you love before rebirth as animal. What will happened? This is real scary…

  43. lewkwanleng on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:34 am

    Seriously don’t try this at home 🙂

  44. Patricia on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:27 am

    but what if the phyton one days does not like what the boy is doing, then it gets dangerous……

  45. Patricia on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:26 am

    What a wonderful story!It is amazing! I had once such a similar relationship, but with a lizard for many years when I was a teenager. The lizard was wild, lived at the land property of my grandparents. I loved to catch lizards since I was small. One of them was very special: had a turquise colored stomach. That lizard loved to sit on my shoulder and was not running away. He loved when I was singing, then he closed his eyes. I always let him free.And catched him again when I saw him. After around 2 years the connection got that kind that when he saw me he was running to me. I have also a picture of him and some other lizards, how they are sitting on me.

  46. abby on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:18 am

    errrgh. Snakes freak me out the most.
    I think the boy and the giant snake were good friends since past life maybe?

  47. DR on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:10 am

    On the onset, it looks freaky; human and huge reptile. Its not exactly a cuddly bear. But these two beings must have had a very close connection in their previous live with an unfinished karma. Otherwise how can boy take a liking to a slimy monster and vice versa???

  48. Sany Quah on Feb 25, 2012 at 12:14 am

    Definitely a past life connection between them. The snake kamma wasn’t enough to be reborn as a human. It will be a sad day when they have to part ways. May they be well & happy.

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    • Jake on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:47 am

      Nice thoughts and kind good wishes for the snake and his boy.

  49. Li Kim on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:11 pm

    When Rinpoche sent the email to check out this link, I thought ok let’s see what exciting news there is on the blog… Like Jamie puts it, “This is really freaky”. When I continued reading the post despite my fear and ‘goose pimple” feel about snakes, I find myself thinking that it is pretty amazing that such a “relationship” has developed between this young Cambodian boy and the python. Their previous lives must have been connected. It does give me a different perspective on snakes. BUT, I do not think I will be encouraging my sons to have a python as a “sibling”…. The python is HUGE…

  50. Candi on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    In their body language, I think you can see they are both really happy.

    🙂

    The snake is helping him and the boy is happy.

  51. Candi on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:07 pm

    This is wonderful!

    So great, thank you for this story!

  52. Paris on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    okay that is really freaky, but I guess snakes have feelings too and would enjoy companionship? A very unlikely friendship though! Or perhaps he’s getting friendly with his new prey before he has the little boy for a tea snack

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    Revisit this interesting post of a great Master
    Buton Rinchen Drup, was a 14th-century Sakya master and Tibetan Buddhist leader. He is widely considered to be one of Tibet’s greatest scholars, historians, translators, and writers. He has been the role model for many of Tibet’s greatest masters over the centuries, including the present Dalai Lama. His legacy also included the compilation of 500 years’ worth of translated teachings into the encyclopedic Kangyur and Tangyur collections. This monumental effort helped to preserve and propagate the teachings throughout Tibet. These collections have become well known by all of the schools of Buddhism in Tibet, and continue to this day. He truly was one of the brightest lights of Tibetan Buddhism.
    Throughout his life, Buton Rinchen Drup has continued to serve humanity and the Dharma. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/tibets-great-scholar-buton-rinchen-drub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 4. 2024 04:05 PM
    Toyuq, located 50 km east of Turpan a unique city in the Flaming Mountains.From all sides the city is surrounded by deserts and mountains, destroyed medieval towns and ruins of ancient settlements. Toyuq, an Islamic pilgrimage center, nestles at the base of the Flaming Mountains. Here there are many mosques, both medieval and modern ones been built over the years. The first Uighur ruler had converted to Islam, and shrines was then built in the locality honouring the ruler. There was a story behind the legendary Seven Sleepers of Ephesus where there was a group of youths hiding inside a cave, at the Flaming mountains outside the city of Ephesus around 250 AD. Buildings can be seen practically everywhere with pierced walls that is used for drying grapes to make raisins. Raisins and melons are most known products of the region. Turpan is one of the most densely populated cities in Xinjiang the popukation consists of mainly the Muslim Uyghurs.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post with many interesting history dated to 6,000 years ago.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/toyuq-village.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:37 PM
    The Fourth Takpu, Pema Vajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub was a highly attained lama. He was also commonly known as Takpu Dorje Chang who had many authentic visions of the Buddhas. He had even received directly teachings from Buddhas. He had received direct visions of Tara herself. Tagpu Pemavajra had travelled to Tushita, the heavenly abode of Lama Tsongkhapa as requested by Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche where he received the complete cycle of teachings on Dorje Shugden. Tagpu Pemavajra was one such lama who was attained enough to receive these teachings for the benefit of others. He was instrumental in the development of the Dorje Shugden practice within the Gelug tradition. Wow he was able to astral travel to various pure lands and receive special teachings. Interesting biography of a great lama.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-fourth-takpu-pema-vajra-jampel-tenpai-ngodrub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:32 PM
    Jan Salter a renowned artist, and inspiring lady who founded the Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre, a charity organisation. She was an inspiring lady whose energy and commitment to the goal of alleviating the suffering of street animals. She used her own saving to building and starting the Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre the first organisation in Nepal. In recognition of the work for the welfare of the stray animals she was awarded by the International Human Society and the British government. She had benefitted many with her generous nature that she used to benefit others in ways that went far beyond the meaning of normal charity work.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/jans-a-hero-kathmandu-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:30 PM
    Amazing discovery a 2,000 year old Indian Buddhist document as it tell us how Buddhism took root in India. It’s the oldest Buddhist manuscripts yet discovered, dating from about the 1st century BCE to 3rd century CE. Found in the north-western outskirts of the Indian subcontinent an ancient Buddhist kindgom. The document, written on a birch bark scroll offers rare insight into the early history of Buddhism. Surviving manuscripts are rare only a few hundred are known to still exist. Understanding the history of the region helps us realize the significance of this scroll.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/indian-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:27 PM
    Yu Pengnian a real estate tycoon ‘s journey from poor street hawker to be one of a richest person in mainland China. His passion for charity is a result of his own humble beginnings. He has donated all his assets of billions to charity, making him China’s top philanthropist. Whatever profits he made from his business he donated to the Yu Pengnian Foundation which he founded. He became the first Chinese national to give more than billions to charities, scholarships, helping poor students. Self- made Chinese billionaire he gives away entire fortune to charity.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/chinese-philanthropist-donates-it-all.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:25 PM
    Even though its an old post its definitely very inspirational article. About Master Cheng Yen, a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, teacher, and philanthropist. Master Cheng Yen was an inspiring spiritual leader who was the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation. Due to her incredible work she was featured on FORBES a leading news and information source. As the founder of the international charity and humanitarian organization Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, Master Cheng Yen has become a global icon. As a revered Buddhist nun and Dharma teacher, she has been a key figure in the development of modern Taiwanese Buddhism. With the great aspiration of compassion and joy, she embarked on a great mission of helping and saving those sufferings and hardships. She initiated and dedicated herself to whole life long mission of helping people and spreading kindness. The Tzu Chi Foundation has million supporters and volunteers throughout the world. They are known for the astonishing speed and efficiency which it brings aid to victims of natural disasters. Countless numbers of victims had benefitted from their compassionate work. Interesting read of an inspiring Master.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/nun-on-forbes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:23 PM
    With a supportive parents Tsechen Wongmu ( Ma Ying ) a college-student-turned nun at a young age. She moved to Xinlong Dongzhi temple in southwest China’s Sichuan province amid the snow-covered mountains 4,200 meters high. She had made brave move. As a little girl she learned about Buddhism from her grandparents. This holy mountain is reputed as “King of Mountains in Sichuan” with fascinating snow and alpine. She has made a choice to be there. She has won public attentions after posting her poem and diary on internet with millions of followers. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring read.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/post-80s-girl-practices-buddhism-as-a-nun-in-snow-capped-plateau.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:27 PM
    We are not alone , there are many unexplained mysterious monsters sightings. These sightings has remain unsolved mysteries. All these encounters has send shockwaves throughout many parts in the world. The video of mysterious monsters which was narrated by Peter Graves , has viewers to believe mysterious monsters do exists after all. Very convincing . Many interesting frightening creatures such as Lochness, Bigfoot,Yeti and so forth are explored in this video. Do watch .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-mysterious-monsters-narrated-by-peter-graves.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:25 PM
    We are not alone , there are many unexplained mysterious monsters sightings. These sightings has remain unsolved mysteries. All these encounters has send shockwaves throughout many parts in the world. The video of mysterious monsters which was narrated by Peter Graves , has viewers to believe mysterious monsters do exists after all. Very convincing . Many interesting frightening creatures such as Lochness, Bigfoot,Yeti and so forth are explored in this video. Do watch .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-mysterious-monsters-narrated-by-peter-graves.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:23 PM
    Visited this stunning standing Manjushri which is located at the Manjushree Park at Chobhar, in Kathmandu, Nepal recently. Feeling so blessed able to see it , with my friends. Manjushree Park, one of most natural, historic attactive park within Kathmandu valley. Fantastic well managed picnic spot one should visit and not to be missed when one is at Kathmandu Nepal. Visible 33 ft. high black stone carved Manjushree statue .Manjushri is one of the most important iconic figures in Mahayana Buddhism. The powerful image representing ever-present wisdom plus the sword of awareness to cut off all delusion. An interesting story behind this Kathmandu Valley where mythology and geology intertwine.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-standing-manjushri-in-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:15 PM
    According to Buddhist teaching, prostration manifests the spiritual growth, faith of a person. In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, prostration is an important element of practice. Traditionally, prostrations are more than a show of respect for Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. Making prostration is a basic part of our lives in Buddhism. They are a method to purify our mind, or the antidote for ego-clinging. One of the general benefits of prostration is that in the future we will achieve a good rebirth . Prostration is a very powerful activity that can clear away obscuration of our body, speech, and mind as well as clearing our past and present negative karma. A huge merits for anyone doing prostration with proper visualization as well as the proper motivation.
    Having seen practitioners doing prostration along the road at Lhasa and reading teachings on prostration on blogs had motivated me to do retreat on it. Its was during the MCO back in 2020, I did a prostration retreat then. Even though it took me a longer time somehow I have completed 100,150k prostrations . Now I am still continue to do but not as many prostration as before.
    Well even though this is an old post I would to congratulate those involved in the prostration retreat at that time. It’s a good that Kechara is have a teachings on prostration and retreat .
    Thank you Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/letters-cards-gifts/prostration-retreat-completed.html

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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Beautiful
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
2 weeks ago
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 weeks ago
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 weeks ago
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
2 weeks ago
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
2 weeks ago
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
2 weeks ago
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
2 weeks ago
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 weeks ago
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
4 weeks ago
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 weeks ago
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
1 month ago
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
1 month ago
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
2 months ago
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
2 months ago
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/\_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed.  Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
2 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
2 months ago
Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
2 months ago
2 months ago
Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
3 months ago
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
3 months ago
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 months ago
#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
More pictures of the day! Kechara Penang Chapel & public blessings 3rd Oct 2023 by Jacinta.
5 months ago
More pictures of the day! Kechara Penang Chapel & public blessings 3rd Oct 2023 by Jacinta.
Some pictures of the public blessings taken right after the puja was completed by the monks. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 3rd Oct 2023.
5 months ago
Some pictures of the public blessings taken right after the puja was completed by the monks. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 3rd Oct 2023.
3rd Oct 2023, Tibetan monks came to Kechara Penang for chapel & public blessing, in conjunction with the arrival of H. E Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue. Thanks to Pastor Henry & Pastor Seng Piow, who guided us throughout the event. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
3rd Oct 2023, Tibetan monks came to Kechara Penang for chapel & public blessing, in conjunction with the arrival of H. E Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue. Thanks to Pastor Henry & Pastor Seng Piow, who guided us throughout the event. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue is here! 3rd Oct 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
5 months ago
Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue is here! 3rd Oct 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
29th Sept 2023. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden puja adjourned at 4.30pm with 9 attendees. Thereafter, a Rinpoche Swift Return puja was completed too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
29th Sept 2023. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden puja adjourned at 4.30pm with 9 attendees. Thereafter, a Rinpoche Swift Return puja was completed too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
We've completed DS puja at 4pm, 16th Sept 2023. Umze for the day was KS Tang. Bee Bee, Eric & Eric Jr attended too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
We've completed DS puja at 4pm, 16th Sept 2023. Umze for the day was KS Tang. Bee Bee, Eric & Eric Jr attended too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
On 19th Aug 2023, we have just completed our DS puja, led by William. We started our DS puja with taking refuge with the Three Jewels i.e. Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
6 months ago
On 19th Aug 2023, we have just completed our DS puja, led by William. We started our DS puja with taking refuge with the Three Jewels i.e. Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
At the conclusion, we invoked Rinpoche's blessing by chanting His name mantra. See you all next week. Every Saturday @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
6 months ago
At the conclusion, we invoked Rinpoche's blessing by chanting His name mantra. See you all next week. Every Saturday @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Lots of offerings for 2 days retreat (22nd - 23rd July 2023). We offered vegetables, fruits, biscuits, carbonated drinks and many more. Do join us next time. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
7 months ago
Lots of offerings for 2 days retreat (22nd - 23rd July 2023). We offered vegetables, fruits, biscuits, carbonated drinks and many more. Do join us next time. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
We have a few new retreatants this round. Through the guidance of Pastor Seng Piow, all of them completed the retreat successfully. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
7 months ago
We have a few new retreatants this round. Through the guidance of Pastor Seng Piow, all of them completed the retreat successfully. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
#Throwback 22nd July 2023, Kechara Penang Study Group DS retreat, led by Pastor Seng Piow. By Jacinta
7 months ago
#Throwback 22nd July 2023, Kechara Penang Study Group DS retreat, led by Pastor Seng Piow. By Jacinta
When you're in Penang, do drop by at Penang Chapel @ 49, Jalan Seang Tek for our weekly Dorje Shugden puja & Swift Return Puja. You'll get to fulfill your wishes, overcome problems and perhaps you can get protection from negativities and harm too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
7 months ago
When you're in Penang, do drop by at Penang Chapel @ 49, Jalan Seang Tek for our weekly Dorje Shugden puja & Swift Return Puja. You'll get to fulfill your wishes, overcome problems and perhaps you can get protection from negativities and harm too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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