This Nun Wishes for Tsem Rinpoche’s Death

By | Jun 27, 2018 | Views: 1,407

Jamyang Choden

The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA, Tibetan leadership based in Dharamsala, North India) has spent over 20 years propagating hatred against a holy practice by poisoning minds and inferring that harming Dorje Shugden practitioners is a righteous act. To make things worse, the world has stood idly by as this is happening because Buddhists are supposed to be tolerant. But where should we draw the line and say “enough is enough”? Is it too much when a nun curses a person to die an untimely death and to be damned in hell?

Well, this is the hatred that the nun Jamyang Choden has expressed on Tsem Rinpoche’s Facebook page, a public platform that everyone can access. And all this ill will is not because Rinpoche has done anything to her or harmed her in any way. In fact, they are not even remotely acquainted.

The only reason Tsem Rinpoche is subjected to such abuse and curses is simply because Rinpoche published a story on this blog which tells the history of one of Bhutan’s great lineage masters, His Holiness the 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche Jigme Norbu and his writings about Dorje Shugden. The people of Bhutan are unable to refute the irreversible fact that His Holiness Zhabdrung Rinpoche composed prayers to Dorje Shugden. This has perhaps aroused feelings of disbelief, fear and anger because it goes against everything that they have been told for the past two decades.

The hateful comment left by this Bhutanese nun, Jamyang Choden. Click on image to enlarge.

The comment left by this Bhutanese nun, Jamyang Choden. Click on image to enlarge.

Ever since the article was shared on Facebook, there has been a constant barrage of online bashing simply because the article is about Dorje Shugden and because Tsem Rinpoche is a Dorje Shugden practitioner. It does not seem to make a difference that the article is written based on the truth, researched from authentic sources and supported by evidence. Just because he is a Dorje Shugden practitioner and because the article is about Dorje Shugden, Tsem Rinpoche is automatically a target.

The amount of hate speech, vulgarity and abuse that has been hurled at Rinpoche for sharing this well-researched article that was based on documents sourced from Bhutan’s national library is quite unbelievable, especially as it is coming from the people of a country that is supposed to be warm, friendly and, most of all, a Buddhist nation.

This type of discrimination is precisely what Dorje Shugden practitioners have had to endure on a daily basis for a long time, ever since the CTA implemented the ban on this very ancient and holy practice. But to see a member of the Sangha, an ordained nun in robes, wishing for someone to die quickly and be reborn in hell is very saddening, not because it hurts Rinpoche but because it damages the Dharma so directly. It damages the Buddha’s message of tolerance, compassion and kindness very much.

A nun is supposed to hold her vows, be kind, compassionate, practise mind transformation, meditate and help all sentient beings because a nun aspires to become a Buddha one day. No decent person let alone a Buddhist monk or nun should curse others and wish for them to die quickly and suffer tremendous pain and agony in hell, especially if it is someone they do not even know. Jamyang Choden even used the Tibetan term Dorji Nyelwa which means Vajra Hell. What kind of nun would harbour so much hate for another person she does not even know unless she, like so many others, has had her mind poisoned and influenced strongly by the lies of the CTA?

Unfortunately, the sad truth is that this is exactly what the Tibetan leadership has done to Dorje Shugden practitioners. It is also what the Tibetan leadership has done to the sanctity of Buddhism – they have twisted minds and encouraged thinking and behaviour that is the complete opposite of everything the Buddha taught. The Tibetan leadership never officially condemns people who disparage, berate, degrade or threaten Dorje Shugden practitioners. Their silence is their obvious consent. In fact they encourage this.

The CTA have achieved this by creating a poisonous climate of fear and hatred. They have deceived the unsuspecting public by propagating the falsehood that Dorje Shugden is a demon, without any real or solid evidence. For over 20 years since 1996, they have systematically told the public that to hate Dorje Shugden people is to be a real follower of the Dalai Lama and the Buddha’s teachings. All this began in the monasteries and then spread to government departments, Tibetan-run hospitals and local shops. It has even spilled over into public schools where the minds of young children are sown with hate and prejudice.

So successful is the CTA’s hate campaign against Dorje Shugden that, even when genuine historical facts are presented, many people of Bhutan deny it and are even willing to renounce their own lineage master just to be “politically correct”. Yet, the CTA continues to claim to be a democracy that practises religious freedom. But this is not true. No democratic government would publish pages upon pages of discriminatory materials against a singled out religious group on their official website. No democratic leader would make the fatal mistake of mixing politics with religion. Rather, a truly democratic government would uphold their duty to protect the basic human rights and freedoms of their people.

And so, this Bhutanese nun has demonstrated just how dangerously effective the CTA’s propaganda campaign against Dorje Shugden is, and that it has spread all over the world, even into what is supposed to be a peaceful Buddhist country like Bhutan that measures the wellbeing of its people in terms of ‘Gross National Happiness’. Bhutan is one of the few countries in the world where they use the Tibetan script and so the Bhutanese are particularly susceptible to being influenced by the CTA’s lies about Dorje Shugden.

Here is a screenshot of a Bhutanese person who is perhaps more exposed, asking us to forgive those who are cursing us online, and he is letting us know how the Central Tibetan Administrations has brainwashed many Bhutanese to hate Dorje Shugden. Click on image to enlarge.

Another Bhutanese individual is writing in to let us know just how badly the Central Tibetan Administration has brainwashed many Bhutanese into hating Dorje Shugden. Click on image to enlarge.

What this nun has done says quite a lot about her. And unfortunately, it damages the reputation of her teachers, the monastic community that she belongs to, her country and even her King. Is this really the face of the Bhutanese Buddhist Sangha? I don’t think so because many Bhutanese Buddhist masters are great teachers in their own right and it is impossible that centuries of Buddhism in Bhutan has no effect. Therefore the only conclusion is that all this anger and rejection even in the face of facts and spiritual history shows how well practised the Tibetan leadership is at spreading lies about Dorje Shugden.

So why is the Tibetan leadership doing this? The answer is very simple — to use Dorje Shugden as a scapegoat to cover up their failures to keep their promises, such as repeated pledges to regain independence for the Tibetans in exile. This string of broken promises coupled with the CTA’s failure to provide the exile community with any progress towards a meaningful and stable future has caused the Tibetans to become increasingly restless and dissatisfied.

And so, the CTA began using the Shugden conflict to create a diversion from the mess they created. By keeping the focus on a false ‘enemy’, the CTA hoped to distract their own people and continue to collect financial aid for the Tibetan cause, as they have done for the past 59 years in exile. All this has been exposed in global media by investigative journalists and even by Tibetan government officials themselves.

How much hatred, harm and damage must be done to individuals, to the reputation of Tibetan Buddhism, and to the collective harmony of the Tibetan people before the CTA stops their harmful campaign against Dorje Shugden? When will it be enough? People have been physically harmed and lives have even been lost. Yet none of this has deterred the CTA so far.

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This is why Tsem Rinpoche speaks up and will continue to speak up because such injustice should not be allowed or tolerated. We should use our lives for the betterment of all sentient beings. We should not misuse the privilege and trust the people have given us to abuse and harm them instead. We have so many issues to deal with in this world; we certainly do not need more hate.

At the end of the day, all this would not have happened if not for the harmful stories that the CTA has been publishing for decades. I sincerely hope this nun will come to the realisation that her conduct is inappropriate and improper. Even if she is no longer a nun anymore, it does not excuse her conduct in any way or make it any more acceptable. It is very heavy negative karma to curse another person in this manner. Her negative thoughts, speech and actions are unbecoming of an individual who is supposed to represent the Buddhadharma. Such a nun will not be able to guide others on the path to enlightenment if she becomes spiritually lost to hate and anger. I forgive her. I do not blame her for her behaviour. And most of all, I pray that she will come to the realisation that she has been misled and that she will be free from misconceptions, anger and hatred.

Humbly,
Martin Chow

 


 

Update

When the nun Jamyang Choden wrote her message on Tsem Rinpoche’s Facebook page (22 June 2018), she had not changed her Facebook profile photo for some time, since 6 December 2017 to be exact. However, on 26 June 2018, just four days after posting her hate-filled comment, she decided to change her profile photo for the first time in over 6 months.

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Just days after posting a hate-filled message on Facebook, Jamyang Choden decided to change her profile photo from that of an ordained nun to that of a lay person. Click on image to enlarge.

One has to wonder why she chose to change her profile photo at this time. Was it because she had received multiple messages asking her how a nun could write such a crude comment? Was it because she did not want to be identified as a member of the Sangha? Was it because she was ashamed of her own behaviour? What other reason could she possibly have to change her photo from that of an ordained nun to that of a lay person at this point of time? I leave you to think and come to your own conclusions.

Footnote

It is a very serious matter when someone’s personal choice of spiritual path elicits hatred, anger and death threats due to the negative propaganda of a so-called democratic leadership. Click on the links below to see just how much abuse has to be endured by Tsem Rinpoche as well as many other Dorje Shugden practitioners:

 

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  1. Joy Kam on Sep 20, 2018 at 2:10 am

    Be blessed with these rare videos featuring explanation and advice about Dorje Shugden practice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in his own voice. The teaching was requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the earliest masters who taught Tibetan Buddhism in the West.

    Video 1: H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche Explains Dorje Shugden Initiation and Benefits (With English Subtitles)

    Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was an erudite scholar, ritual master and practitioner of the highest degree from Tibet. At the request of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the pioneers who taught Tibetan Buddhism in America, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche gives clear explanation and advice about the life-entrustment initiation of Dorje Shugden and how to go about the practice and get the maximum benefits in this video.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzFMvlxAqtc&feature=youtu.be

    Video 2: H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche speaks on the History and Lineage of Dorje Shugden (With English Subtitles)

    In this video, an erudite scholar, ritual master and practitioner of the highest degree from Tibet, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche talks about the incarnation lineage of Dorje Shugden and how the practice arose, with examples of Dorje Shugden’s previous lives that reveal his powerful spiritual attainments and contributions. This very rare teaching was given at the request of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s student, Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the pioneers who taught Buddhism in the West to many disciples since the 1970s.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIzKSJgK618&feature=youtu.be

    For more information: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/kyabje-zong-rinpoches-advice-on-dorje-shugdens-practice.html

  2. Pastor Shin Tan on Sep 14, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    Many come to Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia to make offerings and prayers to the increase form of Dorje Shugden who appears like a prince and rides on a golden horse. Many report having their wishes fulfilled and return many times. Am happy to see this. Tsem Rinpoche

    You can learn more about this form of Dorje Shugden here: https://bit.ly/2wxQyes

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    See video of this chapel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEK35F_O5Hg

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  3. Chris on Sep 13, 2018 at 4:39 pm

    This is very sad to see that a nun will say such a thing to a fellow sangha member. This is how damaging Dorje Shugden ban is. A lot of people has been denying the existence of the ban and this is just an ‘advice’ His Holiness gave. However, looking at how the public treated Dorje Shugden practitioners, it is a ban and not just an advice.

    Because of the ban, there is a rift in Tibetan Buddhism that separates the Dorje Shugden people and non-Dorje Shugden people. Dorje Shugden people are being discriminated against, segregated, bullied, cursed at, and denied basic human rights only because of their choice of religion. They were not creating any REAL troubles, unlike the lies from the CTA that can be refuted easily.

    Because of the ban, a nun from the beautiful Bhutan country can say curse a fellow monk to hell. Because of the tension and miscommunication that CTA had created with their lies, the Buddhist community is breaking apart and fellow monks are hurting and cursing each other just because some of them wanted to practice what their choice of religion. They did not harm anyone, or break the law. All they wanted is to do prayers and practices peacefully in their own rooms and even that is not allowed.

    The ban has created a lot of unnecessary tension and suffering due to CTA’s own selfish agenda.

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  4. Joy Kam on Sep 11, 2018 at 1:50 am

    In the emerald forest there lies magical beings and powerful entities of old. There are beautiful gentle creatures of the forest such as deers, rabbits, owls and so on. Faeries, little people, elves, dwarves, trolls and other magnificent worldly and other-worldly beings of mystical origins who nurture and look over the natural world call this place their home. These supernatural beings, who remain hidden to ordinary view and are rarely seen together, have gathered to herald the arrival of the World Peace Guardian Dorje Shugden within the ethereal realm. Paying homage to the divine king they welcome him, the supreme being whose body shines with the light of magnificence and abides in benevolent wisdom. He who has come from the pinnacle of the celestial dimensions, he has the dominion over men and gods. All beings in this and other worlds have gathered to pay homage and to receive blessings, abundance and counsel.

    Shugden the divine king, at last has drawn near,
    He offers a new life so clear,
    With a silent prayer he offers the golden stair,
    Sing praises, does the emerald forest all cheer.

    Om Benza Wiki Bitana Soha

    To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz

  5. Pastor Adeline Woon on Sep 9, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    COMPASSION at its best: His Holiness the Dalai Lama explained in Ladakh, 31 July 2018:

    “Usually at the beginning of an empowerment there is a ritual to drive away interferences. But I no longer feel it’s consistent to regard some beings as evil forces. At the start of each day I cultivate altruism, but in the evening we say, ‘May the evil forces be driven away.’ There seems to be a contradiction here that I’m no longer keen to comply with. I’m not highly realized, but I have great confidence in the power of Bodhichitta.”

    Source: https://bit.ly/2wVsqSb

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    This latest statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama is excellent. I fully believe in his compassion and I hope he will fully implement it.

    All negative beings take rebirth with negative minds due to deep attachments. The attachments result in negative states of rebirth and angry minds that carry out harmful actions, like spirits or hungry ghosts who can be very bothersome because they are very angry as they died in the state of attachment in their former rebirths.

    Indeed we need to generate compassion towards these beings, especially the formless type, as it would be the best remedy to stop their harm. We can recite mantras with love and bless them with it. While reciting prayers, we can meditate on them being at peace. When we generate compassion towards these harmful interferences of the formless type, many of them will calm down and stop their harm and even go away. Some of them, you can talk to them and subdue their harm and they will stop harming completely if they feel your love. That is how you can help them.

    Many high masters of India and Tibet generated great compassion towards certain ghosts, spirits or interferers and subdued them in this manner and even made them into protectors of regions. I’ve witnessed this with one of my lamas where he subdued a female spirit that crossed over the Himalayas. After making the spirit promise it will not harm others, my lama gave the spirit a drink to seal the promise.

    Since the Dalai Lama has manifested saying Dorje Shugden is negative (although many high lamas disagree), then he can apply this method to Dorje Shugden. He can ‘subdue’ Dorje Shugden by generating tremendous love, prayers and talking nice to Dorje Shugden who will be ‘subdued’. Then people are henceforth ‘free’ to practice Dorje Shugden without more discrimination, segregation and being called degrading names for practicing this protector.

    Give peace a chance. His Holiness the Dalai Lama can generate great love towards Dorje Shugden and all the hundreds of thousands of Dorje Shugden practitioners that love the Dalai Lama and miss him like I do. May His Holiness the Dalai Lama bring peace and heal the rift with Dorje Shugden practitioners.

    May His Holiness live very long and always be healthy,
    Tsem Rinpoche
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com

    Reading- https://bit.ly/2wWQGUh

  6. Pastor Niral Patel on Aug 23, 2018 at 2:53 pm

    The religious divisions created by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) over the practice of the Buddhist Dharma protector Dorje Shugden is now creating division amongst Bhutan’s Buddhist populace. Though historically, Bhutanese have practised Dorje Shugden as evidenced by some of the country’s greatest spiritual leaders having composed prayers to the deity, recent leaders saw no other choice but to ban the practice themselves. Tibetans have sought to forcibly overtake the country throughout Bhutanese history, most notably in 1974 when the Dalai Lama’s own brother was implicated in a conspiracy to murder the then Bhutanese monarch. And since that time, the Bhutanese have been extremely wary of Tibetan interference within Bhutan’s internal affairs. In an effort to minimise the implications of the CTA’s ban on the practice creating divisions amongst their people, the Bhutanese government themselves banned the practice with Bhutan’s borders.

    This however has far reaching spiritual implications given the country’s historical practice of Dorje Shugden, and while Bhutan’s leaders imposed the ban to secure social harmony, the CTA’s reach has created only disharmony as seen in comments by both a nun and monk who threaten the lives of Dorje Shugden practitioners online. The CTA have corrupted Bhutan’s spiritual integrity and created divisions which the country’s leaders had sought to avoid but to no avail.

    Doctrinal spat puts Bhutan’s “Happiness Index” at risk

    An escalating conflict within Bhutan’s Buddhist community could risk depressing its much vaunted “Gross National Happiness Index”. With Buddhists making up about 75% of the population, the controversy has pitted supporters of an ancient deity against vocal opponents in what some observers claim is an artificial conflict stirred by opaque external forces.

    Central to the dispute is the devotion of a section of Bhutan’s Buddhist community to Dorje Shugden, an ancient Tibetan Buddhist protector deity (Dharmapala) who has already been the focus of discrimination in the communities of Tibetan exiles in northern India and elsewhere. The Dalai Lama has spoken against the practice, effectively ostracising Shugden worship in the Tibetan exile communities, despite having once been a follower of the deity himself.

    While Tibet’s spiritual leader has suggested that devotion to the deity fosters divisions among the exile Tibetan community, opponents counter that freedom of worship is enshrined in the constitution of the Central Tibetan Authority (CTA) — the Tibetan government in exile — and that the Dalai Lama’s de facto ban on Shugden devotion has itself created and accentuated divisions in the community.

    In recent history, these divisions have certainly been exploited by external forces in their efforts to gain some regional sway: the West has typically seen support for the exiled Tibetans as an expression of opposition to China’s hold on the Tibet Autonomous region, and has often, openly and covertly, supported the Dalai Lama’s goals, both real and purported, in order to bolster its own geopolitical influence in Asia. It is no secret that the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) backed the failed 1959 uprising against China in occupied Tibet which led to the Dalai Lama’s exile, and that both the spiritual leader’s brothers were paid CIA operatives.

    On the other side, China’s political powers become have tended to verge on apoplexy at any suggestion that Tibet should have more autonomy or claim its independence, and they have sought to use the controversy over Shugden devotion to China’s own ends in order to undermine the global influence of the Dalai Lama.

    Observers from across the Buddhist community have said this proxy battle has spilled over, and appears now to be taking hold in several countries in the region, including Bhutan.

    The Kingdom of Bhutan, a tiny mountain nation nestling in the Himalayas between two giant neighbours, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and India, prides itself on being the first nation in the world to use “Gross National Happiness” as a measure of national development, considering economic measures alone as an insufficient yardstick of successful policy. Visitors have reported, amazed, that the majority of Bhutan’s population genuinely appears to prize peace and harmony over material wealth and that in public policy, ecological considerations supersede commercial ones.

    Bhutan’s constitution is largely based on the Buddhist faith and three quarters of the population are Buddhists, the majority descended from Tibetan migrants. The remainder are mainly Hindis of Nepalese origin. An absolute monarchy for much of its history, it was transformed into a constitutional monarchy in 2008 by its current sovereign, King Wangchuk, who thereby put a limit on his own power.

    Though bordered by larger and infinitely more powerful neighbours, Bhutan, whose population is just 800,000, has never in its history been colonised, despite several attempts by Tibet over the centuries. While the British did exert some influence over the country through much of the colonial period, Bhutan has been largely free from external interference over the last centuries.

    It appears that some Tibetans have never given up hopes for gaining control over Bhutan, even following exile from their own country. In fact in 1974, Bhutan’s government said it had discovered a series of plots to kill its then monarch that had been orchestrated by a group of Tibetans taking their orders from the Tibetan government in exile — the CTA — which had been based in northern India since the 1959 flight from occupied Tibet. It said the plot, allegedly headed by the Dalai Lama’s elder brother Gyalo Thondup, was in effect just the latest Tibetan attempt to take control of Bhutan[1].

    It was the hope of heading off what were perceived as ongoing CTA efforts to destabilise Bhutan that prompted its government, in 1979, to require the minority Tibetan population to either become citizens of Bhutan or return to China-controlled Tibet. Although the CTA objected, about a third of the 6–7000 Tibetans in Bhutan at the time opted for citizenship, while the remainder resettled in India under CTA rule.

    However, it would appear that CTA designs to gain a foothold in Bhutan did not end there, and that Tibet’s leaders in exile have continued to seek to destabilise the country in order to gain political influence there, introducing Shugden devotion as one specific bone of contention.

    The Dalai Lama and others have said their antipathy towards the deity stems partly from the idea that Dorje Shugden, as protector of the Gelug tradition — the largest of Tibet’s four principal Buddhist traditions — promotes divisions among Buddhists.

    Shugden adherents say devotion to Dorje Shugden is a long and established tradition in Bhutan, and that this is backed up by recently-examined texts written some two hundred years ago by Zhabdrung Jigme Norbu, recognised as the reincarnation of the lama who founded Bhutan, and by Drubwang Tenzin Zangpo, an earlier scholar who is still highly regarded among Bhutan’s Buddhists. By kowtowing to the CTA’s agenda, they say, Bhutan has to an extent abandoned its own traditions.

    Furthermore, it would appear that the texts written by Zhabdrung Jigme Norbu and Drubwang Tenzin Zangpo refute claims that Dorje Shugden is a sectarian deity.

    Even so, under apparent external pressure, including from the CTA, Bhutan’s government saw no other option than to issue an edict against Shugden devotion. As public debate on social media rages on, there are some opinions that Bhutan has taken steps to marginalise Shugden worship because it remains wary of CTA efforts to exert influence in the country and it is likely that the Shugden ban was in effect a pre-emptive step designed to eliminate the CTA’s ability to create problems by seeking to create a schism within the country.

    A wave of acrimony followed the edict, as Shugden supporters protesting the undemocratic way their rights had been confiscated were met by an army of online trolls pushing the Dharamsala line. Not surprisingly, a prime target is Malaysian-based Tsem Tulku Rinpoche who posted a teaching on Bhutan’s Dorje Shugden legacy in his blog [2]. Dharamsala’s corruption of Bhutan’s spiritual integrity is reflected in the polemic attacks on Tsem Tulku carried out by what appears to be members of Bhutan’s monastic community. This is reminiscent of the CTA’s use of Tibetan monasteries to declare what is equivalent to jihads on Shugden practitioners. One Bhutanese Buddhist nun publicly called for Tsem Tulku’s early demise, while another monk brazenly declared having sent afflictive black magic to him. While these may be isolated incidences, it does reveal that the Dharamsala’s instructions have found enforcers in Bhutan, willing to breach Bhutan’s law to adminsiter the Dalai Lama’s edicts. This was clearly an unintended consequence, as the conflict risks damaging Bhutan’s Happiness Index, an important tool for the country to promote its “high quality tourism” industry.

    Said one Delhi-based Shugden devotee, escalating attacks on the Shugden practice indicate that the peaceful haven of Bhutan has been in propaganda pushed by Dharamsala — the home of the CTA — allowing political propaganda to corrupt Buddhist spirituality. “It’s a mentality aligned with the philosophy of Myanmar Buddhists — that Buddhism and nationalism go hand in hand,” he said. “It’s a concept introduced and promulgated by the CIA in many of its proxy fights in the south-east Asian region in their efforts to co-opt spiritual Buddhism.” A tactic, he said, that the CTA in Dharamsala has willingly adopted. Bhutan’s Happiness index is currently paying the price.

    https://medium.com/@kei_shashi/doctrinal-spat-puts-bhutans-happiness-index-at-risk-5aebc1b4b445

    MediumDoctrinalSpat

  7. Disappointing on Aug 23, 2018 at 8:44 am

    Why does Bhutan’s lama Dzongsar Kyentse Rinpoche behave and dress in a way that makes people lose faith in Buddhism and it’s teachers? 😒 Why do some Bhutanese accuse other lamas badly when they pray to Dorje Shugden. Look at Dzongsar Kyentse Rinpoche who makes so many lose faith in Buddhism. Why doesn’t the Je Khenpo of Bhutan tell Dzongsar Kyentse to behave nicely and like a teacher? 👎Why is Dzongsar Kyentse Rinpocihe friends with the evil Sogyal Rinpoche? Why does Dalai Lama keep quiet about them?

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  8. Wai Meng Wan on Aug 14, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    It is quite sad that Bhutan people and its monastic order decided to follow Tibetan decree of Banning Dorje Shugden, its wasn’t long ago that Bhutan people were against the Tibetans, who tried to massacre the King of Bhutan to take over this Vajrayana state.
    Yet in a matter of a decade or so, Bhutan chose to follow the CTA’s advice to ban the Dorje Shugden practice.

    CTA’s in the time that they implemented the Dorje Shugden, has seen it status demoted, new Tibetans no longers use their facilities in Dharamsala, as none are coming, it is losing friendship from the worlds countries and etc. Hope the same will not be of the Bhutanese people, but hope they will check more and learn more before they follow decrees from the CTA. CTA in Dharamsala is always up to no good, and can only lead Bhutan people to a dead end.

  9. Beatrix Ooi on Aug 10, 2018 at 5:11 am

    For the first time available, Dorje Shugden and his entourage of 32 asssistants of his mandala.

    Dorje Shugden is a powerful protector deity who is also an emanation of Manjushri, a wisdom bestowing Buddha. Therefore, he has great ability to help us to progress further on the spiritual path. He does this by helping us to overcome obstacles and problems for the modern individual.

    Due to his enlightened nature, Dorje Shugden is able to manifest 32 deities and within the same abode resides Setrap and Kache Marpo:-

    1. 5 Dorje Shugden families or emanations. They consists of the following:-

    – Dulzin Dorje Shugden, which performs activities to eliminate inner and outer obstacles.
    – Shize, which performs activities to pacify all illnesses and disease.
    – Gyenze, which performs activities to increase all desirable material and spiritual wealth.
    – Wangze, which performs activities to control difficult people and circumstances.
    – Trakze, which performs activities to wrathfully eliminate all insurmountable obstacles and life-threatening situations.

    2. 9 Mothers. They represent protection of the five senses and developing control of the four elements. These are all attributes that signify their ability to assist tantric practitioners with their higher meditations.

    3. 8 Guiding Monks. They represent the Eight Great Bodhisattvas (Avalokitesvara, Manjushri, Vajrapani, Samantabhadra, Maitreya, Kshitigarbha, Akashagarbha, Sarva-nivarana-viskambini) and they bring about the growth of the Dharma, through the Sangha, Dharma practitioners and Dharma establishments.

    4. 10 Youthful & Wrathful Attendants. They represent the ten wrathful attendants to avert inner and outer obstacles. They are beings who are from Mongolia, China, Kashmir, India, Bengali, etc.

    5. Setrap. He is a senior Dharma Protector from India and an emanation of Amitabha Buddha. He had enthroned Dorje Shugden as an authentic Dharma Protector. Therefore, he also resides within the same mandala of Dorje Shugden.

    6. Kache Marpo. He is not an emanation of Dorje Shugden but he is still an enlightened Dharma Protector in his own right. He was originally known as Tsiu Marpo of Samye Monastery. However, he has placed himself under the service of Dorje Shugden as his chief minister, performing many activities in order to protect and benefit practitioners. Therefore, he stands guard at the main entrance of Dorje Shugden’s mandala. He often takes trance of qualified mediums to speak.

    7. Namkar Barzin. He is the reincarnation of an old Mongolian monk and when he passed away in Phari area of Tibet, his spirit was placed as a powerful assistant of Dorje Shugden. He guards and protects buildings and great institutions especially those that benefit others. He rides on a mythical Gyaling animal that resembles a goat but with scales.

    These sacred images are available on *Vajrasecrets. They are made of high quality alloy and are one of a kind. They are based on the lineage of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche’s monastery, Tashilhunpo in Shigatse, Tibet. In fact, the iconography of these statues are based on detailed photographs taken by H. E. Tsem Rinpoche during a trip to Tashilhunpo’s protector chapel. These are based exactly as the 10th Panchen Lama’s personal collection.

    Dorje Shugden mandala: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=131570

    Dorje Shugden’s benefit and practice: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62422

    Dorje Shugden’s origins: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=106424

    Dorje Shugden chapel in His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche’s Tashilhunpo Monastery in Tibet: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=68698

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  10. Pastor Adeline Woon on Aug 4, 2018 at 3:11 am

    His Holiness the 10th Panchen Lama

    Tibetans commonly refer to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and His Holiness 10th Panchen Lama as the “sun and moon” of Tibetan Buddhism. They are the center of Tibetan Buddhist civilization, which draws to its sphere of influence millions of non-Tibetan practitioners. The Panchen Lama’s incarnation line began with the 16th abbot of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Lobsang Chokyi Gyeltsen (1570 – 1662). He was bestowed the title of Panchen Lama by His Holiness the 5th Dalai Lama after being declared as an emanation of Amitabha.

    After being given the title, his three previous incarnations were posthumously also bestowed the title, making Lobsang Chokyi Gyeltsen the 4th Panchen Lama. He became a teacher to many Tibetans, Bhutanese and Mongolian religious figures, including His Holiness the 4th and 5th Dalai Lamas, and the 1st Jetsun Dampa of Mongolia. A prolific author, Chokyi Gyeltsen is credited with over a hundred compositions, including a number of commentaries and ritual texts that remain central in the Gelukpa tradition today. Along with his role as a teacher of the Dharma, the Panchen Lamas are usually responsible for the recognition of the rebirths of the Dalai Lamas, and vice versa.

    The 10th Panchen Lama, Lobsang Trinley Lhundrub Chokyi Gyeltsen (19 February 1938 – 28 January 1989) continued both the spiritual and political roles of his predecessors. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, his contemporary, was even heard to say and echo the Panchen Lama’s own words that the Dalai Lama would safeguard Tibet from the outside while the Panchen Lama would safeguard Tibet from the inside, as he never left Tibet after the political troubles of 1959. He was truly loved by the Tibetans, all the way until his passing. When he taught, thousands of people would attend, not only from his own Gelug lineage, but masters and practitioners from all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.

    At his sprawling monastery of Tashi Lhunpo, he has a special chapel specifically dedicated to Dorje Shugden, where prayers and rituals are performed on a daily basis. In his great omniscience the Panchen Lama held Dorje Shugden as the principal Dharma protector of the monastery. He also personally propitiated Dorje Shugden among other Dharma protectors, and even wrote extensive prayers and rituals to Dorje Shugden. These rituals and prayers are contained within his ‘sung bum’ or collected works, which are provided here. As such a great lama, with an erudite and clear understanding of the Buddhist scriptures, a teacher to millions in both Tibet and China, from an established incarnation line and an emanation of the Buddha Amitabha, he could not be mistaken about his practice of Dorje Shugden.

    His Holiness 10th Panchen Lama is known for his composition of commentaries and practice texts that are still in use by contemporary Buddhist practitioners both in Tibet and across the world. One of these is a powerful ritual composition propitiating the compassionate Dorje Shugden.

    Upon the request by Acharya Lobsang Jangchub to compose a shorter version of the prayer (sadhana) for the exhortation of activities of Dorje Shugden, Panchen Lama immediately composed an abbreviate form of Dorje Shugden’s Kangsol. This text is entitled “Manjunatha’s (Tsongkapa) Lineage protector Dorje Shugden and five forms wrathful propitiations and confessional prayers and fulfilment of activities rites” or “Melodious sound of Accomplishment of the Four Activities” for short. Once the prayers were completed, he had signs and strong feelings that Dorje Shugden has been working hard to protect the Buddhadharma in general and the lineage of Lama Tsongkhapa specifically.

    Mirroring the abilities of one of his earlier incarnations, Khedrub Je, a disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa and master of both sutra and tantra, the Panchen Lama used his compositional skill and poetic prowess to create a masterful sadhana. Worthy of note is a praise in which the first letter of each verse is a Tibetan vowel. Such compositions are rarely seen, and have historically only been used when propitiating senior Dharma protectors such as Palden Lhamo and Kalarupa.

    The Panchen Lama also stated that while composing the Dorje Shugden sadhana (prayers) he was filled with a sense of happiness and bliss. He ends the composition with not only his official title but his ordination name, Tenzin Trinley Jigme Choje Wangchuk, endorsing the validity of his work. He composed the sadhana in his own Tashi Lhunpo monastery while in the Hall of Clear Light and Bliss.

    See the Panchen Lama’s writings and download: https://bit.ly/2KIfeXb

  11. Joy Kam on Aug 2, 2018 at 3:05 am

    Dear Kecharians and friends,

    Last night, I gave a teaching to a group of people who were in Kechara Forest Retreat. I shared with them the correct way to pray for our loved ones and why we shouldn’t “demand” Dorje Shugden with fulfilling our wishes but let Dorje Shugden decide what is the best outcome. He has infinite Manjushri wisdom beyond our own and we should trust this wisdom. Sometimes what we pray for is not what should be fulfilled. Sometimes what we don’t want turns out to be the better result in the future.

    I also shared with them about a beautiful monk, Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche, who was jailed and badly tortured by the soldiers for 19 years, starting back in 1959 in Lhasa, and yet he has no anger towards his torturers. He was released and had resettled in Nepal where I met him. For the remainder of his life, he spent his time in meditation, retreats and pujas for the public until he passed. He was glowing, happy and very proud of the fact he was a student of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, which he told me when we met. He did full meditations on Vajra Yogini and short puja to Dorje Shugden daily in his small room in Kathmandu, Nepal where I had to honor to join in his prayers. He told me he was very happy to have his room to do his meditations, pujas and prayers openly. Whatever happened to him, he accepted as part of his karma and he spent much time in prison meditating and quietly teaching dharma to his other cellmates. He was very much respected in prison in Lhasa because he never showed anger, always meditated and consoled others, giving them great strength. He endured much hardship, torture and beatings but he never lost his monk vows. His full understanding of karma helped him not feel any anger or bitterness towards the soldiers. He told me that daily, he would meditate that the karma of others in prison would come to him. That all the torture and abuse he received was so others in prison did not have to suffer this. He said suffering for others was what kept him going and made him be able to endure the pain.

    We are not bound by our experiences. We are bound by our choice. I also reminded those were present about the good person inside each and every one of us, and how we should not “bury” this good person with our excuses because the more excuses we give, the deeper this good person is buried and soon the layers of excuses will make it very difficult for us to find this good person. We are all beautiful good people and we should not let it get lost by lying, laziness, lack of integrity and procrastination. We all have a choice. If we have to make excuses, we should choose to make excuses to be a winner. When we win, we make ourselves happy and those around us happy.

    The teaching session went well and it was spontaneous, and I requested the people who live and work in and around Kechara Forest Retreat for the talk. We had some good laughs to during the talk.

    Thank you,
    Tsem Rinpoche

    ‘If we trust in karma which exists, then there is no reason for anger’.
    ~ Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche

  12. Made in Japan on Jul 30, 2018 at 6:42 am

    “If the Dalai Lama, if His Holiness the Dalai Lama can be harmed by Dorje Shugden, then we might as well not practice Buddhism anymore. If His Holiness the Dalai Lama can have his life shortened by a so-called evil spirit, any evil spirit, then can he be Avalokiteshvara? So on one hand you say, we say, I say, everybody says, he is Avalokiteshvara; on the other hand you’re saying that he can harmed by an evil spirit… Which one is it? Can he harmed by an evil spirit or is he Avalokiteshvara? Do you think Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri, Vajrapani, Tara all take refuge in something else to protect themselves from Dorje Shugden? How illogical is that? How illogical of people to say His Holiness the Dalai Lama can be harmed by an evil spirit, any evil spirit or “Dorje Shugden” evil spirit. How is that possible?” – Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

    Photo: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, young Tsem Tulku Rinpoche and Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s tutor Kensur Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe

  13. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 30, 2018 at 4:11 am

    This elderly & innocent monk in India was brutally attacked, find out why. Shocking – https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163953

  14. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 29, 2018 at 1:55 am

    DON’T MISS THIS! FANTASTIC NEW GREAT STUFF! High quality videos redressing the misinformation about Dorje Shugden practice and people and the current sad Tibetan situation and why they are losing ground in the world. Powerful and truthful – CLEAR VIDEOS – https://bit.ly/2LJbo35

  15. Pastor Adeline on Jul 28, 2018 at 3:03 am

    Nice short video of a new LED signage reminding us of who we can go to for blessings in case of need: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBwrkaKUoH0

  16. Joy Kam on Jul 26, 2018 at 2:30 am

    Listening to the chanting of sacred words, melodies, mantras, sutras and prayers has a very powerful healing effect on our outer and inner environments. It clears the chakras, spiritual toxins, the paths where our ‘chi’ travels within our bodies for health as well as for clearing the mind. It is soothing and relaxing but at the same time invigorates us with positive energy. The sacred sounds invite positive beings to inhabit our environment, expels negative beings and brings the sound of growth to the land, animals, water and plants. Sacred chants bless all living beings on our land as well as inanimate objects. Do download and play while in traffic to relax, when you are about to sleep, during meditation, during stress or just anytime. Great to play for animals and children. Share with friends the blessing of a full Dorje Shugden puja performed at Kechara Forest Retreat by our puja department for the benefit of others. Tsem Rinpoche

    Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbzgskLKxT8&t=5821s

  17. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 25, 2018 at 8:06 am

    Sakya tradition’s thangka of Dorje Shugden sitting on a throne within his palace with his four emanations and high Sakya Lamas nearby. Tsem Rinpoche

  18. Joy Kam on Jul 25, 2018 at 5:28 am

    Amazing post!!!!!

    Dear friends, For months we have been working on this BEAUTIFUL

    and meaningful mural in Kathmandu, Nepal. Please click here to

    enjoy the many stunning pictures of this mural:

    https://bit.ly/2LgOj8J

    Tsem Rinpoche

  19. Carla on Jul 24, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    First of all, I am very shocked at how this nun reacts. A nun is supposed to be compassionate and respectful to everyone but here she swears and curses people of another faith. No one has done anything bad to her, why is she so angersome? I don’t think there are many Dorje Shugden followers in Bhutan, did she have any bad experience with Dorje Shugden followers?

    Let’s no talk about religion, as a normal human being, we don’t swear and curse another person just because we don’t agree with what they believe.

    If we are still thinking CTA only poisons Tibetans minds, no, not at all. Look at this Bhutanese, how angry she is when she knows one of the high lamas in their country propitiated and made prayer to Dorje Shugden. CTA’s propaganda to smear Dorje Shugden followers is very successful. They create conflict among people and make people hate each other. How I wish they can use the same effort to get their country back or bring a better future to the Tibetans in exile. What a shame.

  20. Joy Kam on Jul 21, 2018 at 2:32 pm

    Antique Pelden Lhamo thangka with sacred Dorje Shugden at the bottom right. Can see Tsongkapa and Guru Rinpoche on the top also. Beautiful and holy.

  21. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 20, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    Here we see a Bhutanese woman confirming that His Holiness the 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche wrote prayers to Dorje Shugden. At first people did not believe that Zhabdrung Rinpoche actually composed the prayers, but people went to check with their monastic authorities, and they confirmed that the prayers were real. Before this, she had vehemently said that there were no such prayers and that she would go to check and then prove that the prayers were false. She must have gone to check and ask about Zhabdrung Rinpoche’s prayers to Dorje Shugden. As we said, the prayers are real but she still cannot accept the fact, even with all the proof.

    Some Bhutanese feel like they cannot openly acknowledge that the article on Zhabdrung Rinpoche’s composition of prayers to Dorje Shugden is true, because it would mean that the Je Khenpo and Bhutanese sold and betrayed their own lineage. So even though they now admit that they prayers are real, they keep saying that he is just a minor deity and in any case, the Je Khenpo banned the practice. But if Dorje Shugden was just a minor deity, why would both Zhabdrung Rinpoche and Drubwang Tenzin Zangpo have composed such extensive prayers to Dorje Shugden? If Bhutan’s founding fathers like Zhabdrung Rinpoche promoted the practice of Dorje Shugden, why is someone like the Je Khenpo, whose position was originally created by the 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche, banning the practice? Why do they want to go against what Zhabdrung Rinpoche did? If they do that, why do not they ban the entire country of Bhutan, because he founded that too.

    They also claim that thangkas of Zhabdrung Rinpoche with Dorje Shugden are fake. However, there is no such thing as a fake thangka, because when someone has faith, they commission it, place it on their shrine and accept it. How can a thangka be fake when it has been individually commissioned? There is no rule or guideline what someone can or cannot put on a thangka. It is up to a person’s personal choice. That means there is no such thing as a fake thangka.

    This woman came back on social media and confessed that the prayers are real. Even though she was still shocked, angry and dismayed, she told the truth. She could have kept quiet but she did not. Through all her debates and denials, she still had the honesty to leave a comment and admit that the prayers were real. When people can accept something, even though it may make them uncomfortable or angry, it means that they are practicing the Dharma. Dorje Shugden was practiced by the 4th Zhabdrung, and even though it may be an uncomfortable thought to some, it is clear and proven to be the case.

    The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-4th-zhabdrung-rinpoche-of-bhutan-and-dorje-shugden.html

    不丹国第四世夏仲仁波切与多杰雄登
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-4th-zhabdrung-rinpoche-of-bhutan-and-dorje-shugden-chinese.html

    འབྲུག་གི་ཞབས་དྲུང་བཞི་པ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན།
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-4th-zhabdrung-rinpoche-of-bhutan-and-dorje-shugden-tibetan.html

    Zhabdrung Rinpoche FB negative comment

  22. Dan Simons on Jul 8, 2018 at 12:59 am

    Rinpoche you are doing good job telling truth about controvertial issue whether people believe it or not.

  23. Mingwen on Jul 4, 2018 at 3:24 am

    Many individuals & organization have use the name of religions to do things that are harmful to the public but beneficial for all the actors. These actors are just being selfish, they don’t care what will be the consequences..

  24. Datuk May on Jul 3, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    I find it extremely refreshing that Dorje Shugden practitioners who suffered so much from discrimination and segregation and are still suffering so, like Martin Chow has the patience to so kindly give such a well informed and ethically “nice” article about the Bhutanese nun, Jamyang Choden.

    What impacted me is the “powerful” and engaging methods by which CTA has influenced the world against Dorje Shugden in order to meet their agenda of creating a scapegoat for their non performance on all their promises to the Tibetan people.

    Somehow, I feel that CTA has squandered a lot of the international donations to facilitate their propaganda machine. Imagine if such finances are used to propagate the Universal truth of the Dharma, how many will be benefitted from liberation of suffering. Instead more sufferings are inflicted with the same financial resources.

    Nun Jamyang Choden has also imparted me strongly with her declaration of such hateful cursing on H.E. Tsem Rinpoche of whom she has not even had the good fortune of being acquainted. What was on her mind to forget her monastic vows and to curse like she did.

    Not only had she not conducted herself worthy of her stature within a monastic order but also as a honourable citizen of Bhutan, whose King gauges the success of his country with the happiness and loving kindness. When there is so much hate in Jamyang Choden there is no loving kindness.

    Last but not least is why on earth did Jamyang Choden change her picture on her facebook. Out of remorse and guilt or instructed to do so by CTA out of embarassment.

    Whatever her agenda, I pray to Dorje Shugden for the purification of her negative karma for cursing a pure monk on an open and public platform.

  25. Samfoonheei on Jul 3, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    All religions, cultures and beliefs deserve the same amount of respect even they are different from each and every one of us. Have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs.
    For the nun Jamyang Choden who has expressed such a comment in Tsem Rinpoche FaceBook is really shocking. How could she do that in such a manner cursed a person to die. Whether she is nun or not she should not cursed anyone . If she do not agree to what or whatever just leave and move on the next chapter .Just because she cannot accept the truth and reality of the history of Bhutan’s great lineage masters and Dorje Shugden. She wrote such a comment which is actually harming to herself as a nun, or as a Buddhist or non-religious. The truth is H H Zhabdrung Rinpoche did composed prayers to Dorje Shugden, that’s in reality and cannot be hidden after research work done supported by evidence.
    THE TRUTH IS THE TRUTH nobody can denied it.
    Since the ban against Dorje Shugden which is instituted by the Tibetan Leadership ( CTA ), many Dorje Shugden practitioners has suffered discrimination and so forth. Instead of using donations to help the people , the CTA , have spent millions on campaigns, websites, pamphlets and books against Dorje Shugden. Telling lies and spreading what is not true to cause disharmony and disunity .
    May Jamyang Choden realised her wrong doings and be on the correct path . Not following blindly reading what the CTA reports without doing research . She is one of those many examples of anti Dorje Shugden who has show anger, hatred messages , all because of CTA spreading the pack of lies and untrue nature.
    May HH Dalai Lama please lift the ban on Dorje Shugden , as the CTA is causing more sufferings ,pain discrimination among the communities.
    (The essence of all religions is one, their approaches are different once said by Mahatma Gandhi.)
    Thank you Rinpoche and Martin Chow for this sharing

  26. Karenc. on Jul 3, 2018 at 3:03 am

    This nun or rather fake nun is just another product of CTA, a tool for them to use in their propaganda of brainwashing, destabilise the life of Tibetans and non Tibetans, politicising religion and labelling beliefs as good or bad and use this as an excuse to discriminate, segregate, being violent and in this particular case, this nun is using social media to spread hatred and vulgarities just because my guru practise Dorje Shugden, a deity disapproved by CTA and people who practise Dorje Shugden is labelled as anti Dalai Lama. Where is the democracy that CTA claimed themselves as? Where is the religion freedom that His Holiness Dalai Lama always promote?

    Whether this nun is real or not, such conduct on social media gives a very bad name to Sangha community, nowadays people will not go and investigate whether u’re a real nun or not, but when people see a nun wearing robes swearing and cursing another sangha member, people instantly lose faith in the Buddha Dharma. A Sangha community supposed to be a support system for both Sangha and lay person, lay person look up to the Sangha because they are the inspiration for many spiritual seekers, they are the icon of love, compassion, forgiving and tolerance. This nun Jamyang Choden is just one of the puppets CTA has created, it’s also the reason why we Kechara has to fight the unjust ban because too many unnecessary sufferings and sacrifice arose due to this ban.

  27. Report the 'nun' on Jul 2, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Whatever she is, she is evil and lowly. Report the evil woman to Bhutanese police.👎

  28. callista on Jul 1, 2018 at 11:29 pm

    I was caught by surprise from the Bhutanese. There is so much swearing and cursing comments left on our beloved Guru “His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s Facebook which I felt unjustified and sad.
    Our Guru is a highly attained Lama and was ordained by His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama and yet just an article tells the history of one of Bhutan’s great lineage masters, His Holiness the 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche Jigme Norbu and his writings about Dorje Shugden had caused such issue.
    Bhutan is a religious freedom country, but when it comes to Dorje Shugden practice, the Bhutanese were very reluctant to accept the fact of his Founding Father is connected to Dorje Shugden. Ironically, why the Bhutanese wants to be a copycat of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)?
    Look at what happened to Tibet now, CTA supposed to be taking care of Tibetan welfare. However, instead of doing their job, they are busy creating turmoil among the Tibetan by banning Dorje Shugden practice, ‘which they are not supposed to do that as Tibet is a democratic country that practice religious freedom’.
    As the result of their incapability to manage Tibet, many countries such as Switzerland, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Italy and Sweden has no longer accept the IC (Identity Certificate), issued by the government of India, and classifies its holder as both a Tibetan refugee and a protectorate of India. Tibetans wishing to enter the said countries will have to bear the identity documentation of an actual nation, like India or China.

    Hence, my simple advise to the Bhutanese is just do your research before, invades and condemn about the articles (https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-4th-zhabdrung-rinpoche-of-bhutan-and-dorje-shugden.html) shared by my Guru.
    Remember, condemnation before investigation is the height of ignorance.
    Don’t let your ignorance conquer you.

  29. so kin hoe (KISG) on Jul 1, 2018 at 10:34 pm

    Thank you Martin for bringing up this overwhelming incident to everyone’s attention, where a nun called Jamyang Choden disparaged a highly attained Lama, who is our respected Guru, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. Although Jamyang Choden has never seen or communicated with our Guru and physically stay 1838 miles distance away from Bhutan, Jamyang Choden openly cursed our Guru to death with hatred and full of ignorance. This alarming incident is mainly because of the official ban of Dorje Shugden as proclaimed by Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) since 1996. The damaging works against the 400-year-old holy Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden created by CTA is considered a huge destruction to Buddhism entirely, which is similar to a wildly spread fire destroying the entire forest that takes thousands of years to grow from ground zero. Many people are being misguided by CTA that it is okay for anyone including Buddhists to insult and act vulgarly to Dorje Shugden practitioners. This is totally a wrong view and against Buddha’s teachings. There is no legislative law and no religion practice that allow anyone, especially someone like Jamyang Choden, who is a nun and supposingly to act in accordance to Buddha’s teachings and good moral values, but to curse someone to death. Hence, this is the latest evidence that shows the extremely negative effects owing to the ban of Dorje Shugden as there should be religious freedom supported by every government in this world but sadly, except the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). Our world does not need further discrimination, hatred, vulgarity and other negativity because of the difference in religion practice as the advancement of current technology has pulled many people away from spirituality and religious practice.

    May the ever compassionate His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama lift the ban of Dorje Shugden quickly to stop the sufferings endured by many Dorje Shugden practitioners and allow Buddhism to grow to the ten directions continuously and smoothly.

    Humbly with folded hands,
    kin hoe

  30. Cc on Jul 1, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    🙏🙏🙏 Pray for her. Whether she is an ordained nun or an odinary person, may she realise her mistake and confess her wrong doing.

    Whether a nun,monk or lay person, one does not simply cursed another person.

    May she be able to continue to practise and have realisation. Not blinded by hatred, anger,ignorance and confusion.

    Althought is sad to hear all the nasty and vulgar words, we as practitioner need to be strong and wise to overcome our own anger and be patience.

    May there be peace and harmony among all and may all have wisdom to continue to defence.

    🙏🙏🙏

  31. Anne Ong on Jul 1, 2018 at 10:29 pm

    At a first glance i thought she is a fashion model with red hair. Then later only i realized she is a nun in maroon robe. But then again with another picture that she posted wearing lay clothings is very confusing. Anyway, if she is a sangha then she should know her vows and facts not to curse a Tulku or any lay person to death for practicing Dorje Shugden or any other religious practice. It is very very bad for her too! And is really sad to hear… 😱Thank you Rinpoche and Martin for sharing this happening from facebook. 🙏👍👏😀

  32. Lin Mun on Jul 1, 2018 at 10:24 pm

    It is very shocking to read the curse from a nun. I can never imagine a nun who is supposed to hold vows speaks so harshly and curse another high lamas which in this case our Guru just because he practises Dorje Shugden.

    There is nothing wrong to have different belief but unfortunately, CTA has planted all these negative and untrue story to the people for more than 2 decades. Many people react negatively and violently towards Dorje Shugden practitioners. But why? Can’t they investigate the root of the issue before agreeing with the CTA?

    If we are true Buddhism practitioners we should not create any hatred, harm and suffering to others. Instead we should promote and act towards compassion, love, peace and harmony.

    May this nun and others who has been brain washed by CTA to quickly wake up and be aware of their actions. Stop following the message given blindly without investigation.

  33. Freon on Jul 1, 2018 at 8:43 am

    It is very sad to see how a nun could do such damage to herself and to other people by cursing. In normal human being manner, people do not curse other people especially to stranger. This nun Jamyang Choden surely do not know about H.E Tsem Rinpoche, thus, what make her become so rude and full of hatred. She obviously being brain wash by some propaganda and sadly, she surely do not study deep enough on Buddhism. Where the vow of a sangha member is very strict to be hold.

    From here, we could see how ignorance and blind believe could be harmful to us. Simply because of the propaganda from CTA, the Vajrayana Buddhism is in chaos. It is so clear when H.E Tsem Rinpoche publishes about Dorje Shugden on social media, instead of read those articles and check the source, they select to just believe what have CTA said. I think the reason is simple, they bow down to the CTA more than Buddha.
    (“They “here refer to anyone who practice in Vajrayana buddhism but believe in CTA )

    Dorje Shugden is the protector of Lama Tsongkhapa lineage, if the ban is not lifted. The lineage of Lama Tsongkhapa could be in danger where people are fear to practice. Hope the CTA know what are they doing. How much damage they have cause in people spiritual study. Further, It is very serious if Dorje Shugden’ban is not lifted properly. Where we can now see how the fear in practice Buddhism. At some point, people would just think that Buddhism is creating a lot of blind believe. And this could affect entire Buddhist sect, not just in Vajrayana.

  34. Justin Cheah on Jul 1, 2018 at 4:41 am

    It’s shocking to hear this from a nun really. I mean we are used to the type of vulgarities and death threats people would normally post onto Rinpoche’s posts but this is just something we call brought to a new low.

    What this nun have done is a classic example of how naive Tibetans / to a certain extent most can be when it comes to belief. They don’t check and will jump into conclusions due to here say. Probably due to the fact they are not too exposed to education and the environment of wanting to find out more and do their own research.

    Many through my observation just jump to their own shallow conclusion and have that “whatever CTA says is true”. Many of them go for vulgarity and blatant disregard of respect for Sangha behaviour when it comes to argument. Sad reality really.

    I hope all of them including this nun to really understand the need to go check out the facts and not let their insecurity sets in. The nun is a very bad example for Buddhist if not for The Dalai Lama and His Holiness’ representatives.

  35. nicholas on Jun 30, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    Jamyang Choden is one of the classic example that blindly being influenced by the Tibetan leadership with hatred, anger and discrimination towards Dorje Shugden practitioners. How bad it affected her? Even a nun like her had forgotten that she had a vows to uphold. Instead of showing compassion it turn out with ill wishes to wish someone to be in hell. This is how ironic Tibetan leadership turn their people’s mind to create separation and disharmony just to protect their selfish reasoning of failing their people in bringing Tibetan back to their homeland.

    There is no problem in this world for people disagree with anyone belief because everyone will have their own preference and what they feel comfortable to them. What the beauty of successful country/leaders despite the differences preferences of their people, is their government respect and adhere strongly religious freedom and human rights of their people to maintain peace, harmony and most of all unity of the people.

    This is obviously unable to be achieved by Tibetan leadership as up to now we can see clearly and up to this very moment they still creating schism and attacking on people’s social media wall even people doesn’t know them but just because you are a Dorje Shugden practitioners.

    Tibetan leadership doesn’t seem like a democracy as what the claim at all and the world are watching!

  36. Sharon Ong on Jun 30, 2018 at 5:59 pm

    It is shocking and sad to see a nun using her Dharma knowledge to spew such a vile curse on a fellow Sangha. The thing is, there are so many different belief systems today. Instead of finding faults in the differences and trying to assert holier than thou “advice”, why not celebrate the similar values? Instead of focusing on telling others how wrong their demon worship is, isn’t it better to just pray for their salvation?

    The smear campaign by the Tibetan government-in-exile (CTA) is so successful that even people in Bhutan are buying into their misinformation demonizing Dorje Shugden. I am not even Tibetan but have also been labelled as a spirit worshipper by Bhutanese who don’t even know me.

    BUT more people are seeing the truth behind this undemocratic ban as CTA’s way to cover for their failure to regain their country. Dorje Shugden is a very convenient scapegoat but for how long? There are already many signs that time’s running out for CTA. Even HH the Dalai Lama has expressed that he wishes to go back to Tibet which means that HH accepts that Tibet is part of China and CTA should respect their spiritual leader’s wishes. In this article, HH said “We are not seeking independence… We want to stay with China. We want more development.” – https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/tibet-wants-to-stay-with-china-says-dalai-lama/articleshow/61775261.cms

    Time for CTA to stop blaming a Dharma Protector for their own failure and take responsibility. The ban is in actual fact hurting the Tibet cause. No country would want to support a government who proclaims democracy but oppresses its own people based on religious believes. This oppression is a violation of the fundamental human right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. Logically, would anyone want to back government-in-exile that’s not only unstable but violates human rights?

  37. Lew on Jun 30, 2018 at 3:47 pm

    Thank you Martin for writing this. On a daily basis, whenever my Guru Tsem Rinpoche share anything on social media, be it Dorje Shugden related or not, Rinpoche’s post received many nasty comments, many with vulgar & foul language, while some with curse. Whenever we engage them to discuss about the topic, many times we were cursed and harassed as well.

    This may be a surprise to you, but many of these people who curse and swear, are from Bhutan, the supposedly one of the most happy countries in the world. What make it worse, is some of these people are monk and nun!! We all know monks and nuns hold vows. When they do such cursing and harassment, have they forgotten their vows? Didn’t they teach kindness, acceptance and compassionate in monasteries?

    We are not asking you to accept my religion. In fact, it is perfectly OK that you don’t agree with my religion. However, you must understand that we have our freedom to practice, and whatever I practice, provided I don’t break the law of my country, you should respect it. Just like I don’t agree with some other religions, but that does not give me the rights to go to their house and curse them.

    When I ask other Bhutanese if it is OK to curse and harass others, some Bhutanese really think it is justifiable because we promote Dorje Shugden. It clearly shows me that some (or may be most?) Bhutanese do not understand the concept of Democracy and Freedom of Religion, even though it is stated very clearly in their constitution. It is such a sad state, because Bhutan has been hailed as one country who practice Democracy, but from what we can see here, it is the opposite. Further discussion with them lead me to realise that many Bhutanese do not think for themselves and they only listen to the religious leaders blindly, much like the feudal systems of the old times.

    It is really sad to see that Buddhism has degenerated into such low ground. I know deep down in my heart that Buddhism is not like this, and all this happened because people want to use religion to control the public.

    I find that I am extremely fortunate to be able to learn under my Guru, Tsem Rinpoche, who always encourage us to ask, think and contemplate the Dharma, instead of just blindly following it. From this episode, I am determined to spread Dorje Shugden, who is Manjushri in nature, to the world, so that people can gain wisdom, and such disputes and anger can be much reduced.

  38. Ashamed of Bhutan sangha on Jun 30, 2018 at 3:07 pm

    This is disgusting. This nun needs to be reported to the Bhutanese authorities immediately. Must lodge reports to the institution she belongs to unless she is no longer a nun which will not be surprising looking at her distorted behaviour. But must let the police know.

  39. Julia Tan on Jun 30, 2018 at 1:39 pm

    Thank you Martin for written this article. I hope many will read and wake up from their poisoned mind. Mind that have been poisoned by CTA for the last 20 years. So much has been destroyed for the last 20 years. So much energy and resources used by CTA just to boycott Dorje Shugden so that to cover their failure of freeing Tibet!

    So successful is the CTA’s hate campaign against Dorje Shugden that, even when genuine historical facts are presented, many people of Bhutan deny it and are even willing to renounce their own lineage master just to be “politically correct”.

    The statement above is so correct! Nevermind you don’t like my protector, never mind you don’t like my Guru, nevermind you don’t like me but please behave because you are wearing your robes! You represent Buddha Dharma and we will not allow you to damage the Dharma.

    Many people told me, we are Buddhists so just let the karma do it’s part for the people who participated in this “hate Dorje Shugden campaign”, we do not have to react to it… The karma will do its part that’s for sure, I have no doubt. But if we see many people suffer out there due to this hatred made up by CTA and do nothing about it and sit back, then we are no different from those who see someone dying in front of you, you take photos and post on social media instead of saving this person’s life..

    Just because we are living in beautiful Malaysia, where we have religious freedom doesn’t mean we should have the attitude of allowing others to suffer.

  40. Pastor Henry Ooi on Jun 30, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    It’s really amazing that some people force their opinion on other people’s page and make filthy remarks. But on their own page, they post holy pictures and write holy words. Doesn’t add up.

    Not only are these people disrespectful, rude, disgusting, they’re also highly judgmental and opinionated. What they don’t like, they don’t have to see or read or listen. But they don’t have to express their view in such a bad manner. If others were to comment bad things on their page, they would not like it. But other people are not like them because if others were to do so then they would be worse than those who write nasty comments.

    Why would a so called ‘nun’ wishes for someone to die and go to hell? Why would anyone wish that when they don’t even know the other person? Strange. If this ‘nun’ is real then she has brought shame and dishonour to her gurus and nunnery. If she’s a fake then all fingers point towards the Tibetan leadership. CTA started the hate campaign against Dorje Shugden practice – the results are not just these hate messages by their followers or monetary-paid followers, but worse still are the segregation and break up of families of Dorje Shugden practitioners. Where is the love, compassion, tolerance? Where is the religious freedom since the CTA claim they are a democratic government in exile? My opinion – CTA never wanted their people to be free, but to remain bound in shackles to CTA. It’s all about politics, the greed for power and money.

  41. Stella Cheang on Jun 30, 2018 at 10:30 am

    By now, after many articles from Rinpoche’s blog that are well researched and clearly articulated, we understand that Dorje Shugden practice is legit and authentic. There is no harm nor malice about this practice in any ways. However, on the other hand, the CTA/Dharamsala had shamefully ascribed unsubstantiated lies and unlawful ban on Dorje Shugden to cover up their political failures; read “A Sad State of Affair” in Rinpoche’s blog for reference. The decades of propaganda and brainwashing had produced many what the normal world would called “terrorist” – people who use unlawful violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. Jamyang Choden, nun or not, is an example among the many other examples demonstrated by the Tibetan and Bhutanese community against Shugdenpas. It is really a shame that terrorism is now widespread in the so-called tolerant and peaceful Buddhist community.Worse of all, this terrorism is a product of CTA/Dharamsala. I believe many are shocked when they read that now vulgarities, strong foul languages and curses towards high lama are now vernacular of Buddhist sanghas and lay people. Sad!

    • Jones on Jun 30, 2018 at 12:21 pm

      @Stella Cheang, You have summed it up very well. The Tibetan government regime in exile has created Buddhist terrorists to hurt others and threaten others who oppose their views. This ‘nun’ Jamyang Choden is one of the terrorists. They encourage others to use threats and violence against people who speak up and speak the truth. They are not a democracy. They only say they are a democracy to look good to keep the free aid money from the west rolling in to fill their pockets. There is NO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM in the Tibetan communities in India at all. Shame!

      This so-called ‘nun’ Jamyang Choden should be reported to the Bhutanese police. Her picture and comment should be plastered all over social media because SHE IS WANTING SOMEONE TO DIE. She is disgusting and a disgrace to the nun-hood, disgrace to Buddhism and disgrace to human beings. Shame.

      What kind of ‘nun’ this Jamyang Choden is when her new picture on her FB page is with long hair and makeup. She changed the picture suddenly to hide her identity. She has makeup on her eyebrows. She is a fake nun and taking people’s offerings to support her fake nun ways. She must be reported.

      She wants others do die because they practice Dorje Shugden? Where is religious freedom? She is sick. She is evil. She must be reported.

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      • Stella Cheang on Jun 30, 2018 at 12:36 pm

        I agree that disciplinary actions should be taken first and foremost by her Guru and monastery if she is a nun for her malice, terrorist ways which are against Buddhist teachings. But more importantly actions by the local authorities to ensure the safety and security of people she made death threat against. It will be shocking to the world if reports are made against this person (Jamyang Choden) but the authorities do not take action. It would mean that Bhutan authorities sided and agreed with terrorist activities.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Nov 18. 2018 07:39 PM
    Amazing how Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom has manifests in so many forms and only to benefit us. Kalarupa is one of them manifesting as a Dharma Protector of the Gelugpa. Kalarupa emanates in the form Dharma Protectors to protect the Buddhadharma and Dharma practitioners. Its main benefits are protection from black magic, dispelling of harmful energies and spirits, development of wisdom and overcoming anger, fear, pride and jealousy.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this details and clear sharing for us to understand better.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kalarupa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Nov 18. 2018 07:38 PM
    Peter Byrne, a true living legend in the world of Sasquatch , born in Ireland. Since young , he was fascinated by exotic animals that kept him hunting. Until one day through his experience watching animal been shot and suffered , he decided once for all stopped shooting animals.
    Peter Byrne has always had an interest in the unknown and the mysterious. He travelled across five continents from the high Himalaya to the rugged forests of US in search of bigfoot. He founded the Bigfoot Research Project, which was a full-scale scientific investigation centre to prove the existence of Sasquatch. He was the author of several books which gives a insightful account of his research work. Watched those videos ….interesting .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/7-parts.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Nov 18. 2018 07:20 PM
    New to Dorje Shugden practice? It is a very simple and effective practice to remove our obstacles and pray for protection. Dorje Shugden is an emanation of Manjushri, he is an enlightened dharma protector. Therefore, we can totally rely on him. Many people who practice Dorje Shugden have their wishes fulfilled and many lives are also saved by him. Learn how to do his practice today.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden-retreat-a-powerful-practice-to-fulfill-wishes.html
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    Vajrayogini is the most powerful higher tantra practice in the Gelug tradition. She is very powerful in countering our desire, attachment and to sexual energy that is not directed correctly. Her practice will help us to correct our wrong states of mind that create suffering for us. We can also gain enlightenment if we do her practice diligently and correctly.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/vajrayogini-the-powerful-divine-red-lady.html
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    Dorje Shugden Retreat: A powerful practice to fulfill wishes

    Best that we can do now to cut our selfish needs and to gain the merits for our spiritual practice. Start today and you feel the difference.

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    A comprehensive guide for our daily practice which includes prayers to gain higher level of practice. Do start your prayers today and be consistent to do daily.

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    The mandala is a symbolic representation of the universe and all the precious objects that are contained within it, visualized as completely pure and offered to the Buddhas. Learn more from the article.

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    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 06:12 PM
    Mount Wu Tai is the sacred abode of Buddha Manjushri. Many people and great Buddhist masters will make pilgrimage trips to Mount Wu Tai to collect merits and to connect with Buddha Manjushri. If we have the opportunity, we should make at least one pilgrimage trip to Mount Wu Tai.

    Read this article to find out what to visit when you are in Mount Wu Tai:
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    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 05:59 PM
    Dorje Shugden has 5 emanations, each emanation has different functions to address different problems. Shize is the pacify form of Dorje Shugden, he looks very peaceful and he rides on an elephant. His practice is for healing and longevity.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 02:00 PM
    In many parts of the world , women do not enjoy equal opportunities to earn, participate in politics or get an education. They can face gender-based violence and discrimination. Women through history have not always had that choice. Now its natural to see female politicians, doctors, business leaders, and writers. Inspiring …… many courtesans who lived in ancient and medieval India were women who managed to make a mark in the male dominated society of those times. These courtesans were trained in many arts of poetry, music, dance and philosophy. They knew their talents, were confident of their abilities and choosing the path of philosophy along with their profession.
    In Buddhism there is no discrimination toward women , gender is just another label. Men and women are equal both in enlightenment and in practice. It has proven that many female Mahasiddhas and Yoginis have gained full enlightenment in a female body.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing….Truly agree that everyone deserves equal respect.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/courtesans-of-ancient-india.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 01:59 PM
    India has a long tradition of peace and amity. The reported remarks of the Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader, about the result of the recent elections in Bihar state has been misquoted by some. The results of the Bihar polls show that forces of tolerance are not only active but are in majority. Dalai Lama’s comments on intolerance should not be misinterpreted as criticism of the government. A majority of Hindus preferred harmony received the support of the Janata Dal while the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) played down the statement. Referring the Dalai Lama’s remarks as an attack on ‘extremist elements’, and the Tibetan spiritual leader has been in India for long and is aware of Indian culture. The BJP tried to maintain communal harmony in the state at all costs.
    As HH Dalai Lama is an icon of peace and harmony , should then look into the welfare of those Tibetans in exile, they have been sufferings, discriminated since the ban on Dorje Shugden over a period of time. May HH Dalai Lama please lift the ban for the sake of unity , peace and harmony .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/india-downplays-dalai-lama-remarks-on-intolerance.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 01:21 AM
    Talk on Reincarnation by H.H. Dalai Lama

    Hmm, tihs should be interesting since the Dalai Lama advocated DS practitioners will go to hell and the DS high Lamas just kept coming back in compassion which proves his theory wrong.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/talk-on-reincarnation-by-h-h-dalai-lama.html
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    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 12:38 AM
    Making Water Offerings to the Buddhas

    Making water offerings to the Buddha generates great blessings and counters your miserliness. making water offerings is a direct method for creating wealth and purifying poverty. Easy to do yet offerings of water gives us tremendous benefits for our spiritual practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/making-water-offerings-to-the-buddhas.html

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Hunting is a horrible 'sport' because it is not necessary and unfair. Killing animals is vicious and inhuman. Hurting animals does not help us, our karma, our mind and it does not help the animals. Killing animals serves no benefit and it stunts our spiritual growth. Tsem Rinpoche
This is a beautiful Yamantaka
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This is a beautiful Yamantaka
This is so powerful. This is so true. This is something we must remember about our self worth. We must value ourselves without arrogance.
3 weeks ago
This is so powerful. This is so true. This is something we must remember about our self worth. We must value ourselves without arrogance.
Nothing is for free for sure.
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Nothing is for free for sure.
Beautiful Dorje Yudroma protector. A gentle Goddess I\'ve had the pleasure to meet via her oracle.
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Beautiful Dorje Yudroma protector. A gentle Goddess I've had the pleasure to meet via her oracle.
Beautiful Kalachakra painting
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Beautiful Kalachakra painting
I like this picture of my teacher behind me.
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I like this picture of my teacher behind me.
This magnificent Dorje Shugden statue is enshrined at Choijin Lama Museum in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. The museum was the home of the Choijin Lama, the State Oracle of Mongolia. Choijin Lama was an oracle of the Nechung deity and the brother of the 8th Bogd Khaan Jebzundamba (1869-1924), the de facto leader of Outer Mongolia. - https://palyulmedia.smugmug.com/Worldwide-Palyul/MongoliaConnections/Mongolia-Choijin-Lama-Museum/i-TQ8CmHM
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This magnificent Dorje Shugden statue is enshrined at Choijin Lama Museum in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. The museum was the home of the Choijin Lama, the State Oracle of Mongolia. Choijin Lama was an oracle of the Nechung deity and the brother of the 8th Bogd Khaan Jebzundamba (1869-1924), the de facto leader of Outer Mongolia. - https://palyulmedia.smugmug.com/Worldwide-Palyul/MongoliaConnections/Mongolia-Choijin-Lama-Museum/i-TQ8CmHM
Please download this and share this meme with others. Thanks.
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Please download this and share this meme with others. Thanks.
Beautiful Tibetan art for FREE download: https://bit.ly/2oxb4qU
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Beautiful Tibetan art for FREE download: https://bit.ly/2oxb4qU
Sacred Protector Dorje Shugden can help you, if you invoke Him sincerely..
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Sacred Protector Dorje Shugden can help you, if you invoke Him sincerely..
Now there is a Tsem Rinpoche blog  site in Nepalese language! Check it out:  https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/l/np/
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Now there is a Tsem Rinpoche blog site in Nepalese language! Check it out: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/l/np/
The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
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The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
1 month ago
Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini\'s tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche

To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
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His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini's tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
1 month ago
Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
1 month ago
Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
1 month ago
I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
It\'s hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
It's hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won\'t be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There\'s a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won't be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There's a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
2 months ago
I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here-  https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
2 months ago
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here- https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
2 months ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
2 months ago
This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
2 months ago
Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
2 months ago
To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
2 months ago
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
2 months ago
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
This is quite interesting....
2 months ago
This is quite interesting....
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
2 months ago
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
2 months ago
Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
2 months ago
The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
2 months ago
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
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Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
2 months ago
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
3 months ago
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
Beautiful Yamantaka print
3 months ago
Beautiful Yamantaka print
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini painting for you to download free in high file to print out, frame and place on your shrine or share with friends. May you be blessed. Download here: 
 https://bit.ly/2N5zI02
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Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini painting for you to download free in high file to print out, frame and place on your shrine or share with friends. May you be blessed. Download here: https://bit.ly/2N5zI02
The Fifth Dalai Lama & Dorje Shugden | ༧གོང་ས་ལྔ་པ་ཆེན་པོ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། | 第五世达赖尊者与多杰雄登---read more--- https://bit.ly/2C65Iwr
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The Fifth Dalai Lama & Dorje Shugden | ༧གོང་ས་ལྔ་པ་ཆེན་པོ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། | 第五世达赖尊者与多杰雄登---read more--- https://bit.ly/2C65Iwr
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  • If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
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    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
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    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
  • It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
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    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
  • BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
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    4 weeks ago
    Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
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    Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
  • In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
    1 month ago
    In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    Neat little video
  • It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 month ago
    It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
    1 month ago
    This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
    2 months ago
    Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
  • Spontaneous trance in Tibet by powerful healing Protector Dorje Shugden of a monk who usually takes trance.
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    Spontaneous trance in Tibet by powerful healing Protector Dorje Shugden of a monk who usually takes trance.
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  • Huge Chenresig statue being built. Very beautiful.
    2 months ago
    Huge Chenresig statue being built. Very beautiful.
  • Sacred Kache Marpo in trance of oracle makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche and blesses the temple in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. Kache Marpo in ancient times was known as Tsiu Marpo the great protector of Samye Monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
    3 months ago
    Sacred Kache Marpo in trance of oracle makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche and blesses the temple in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. Kache Marpo in ancient times was known as Tsiu Marpo the great protector of Samye Monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
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    3 months ago
    Shugden practice in Tibet strong and growing
  • It is Tsunmo Nunnery in Tibet. This nunnery all practise Dorje Shugden.
    3 months ago
    It is Tsunmo Nunnery in Tibet. This nunnery all practise Dorje Shugden.
  • Light offerings to the outdoor Buddha Tara shrine in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia at night. Beautiful.
    3 months ago
    Light offerings to the outdoor Buddha Tara shrine in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia at night. Beautiful.
  • Interesting new interview of Boy George where he mentions about his practicing Buddhism- See the clip I snagged for you above. It’s beautiful to see him chanting. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Interesting new interview of Boy George where he mentions about his practicing Buddhism- See the clip I snagged for you above. It’s beautiful to see him chanting. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
    4 months ago
    Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
  • Oser girl is very determined to get the snacks out! Look at how her cute little hands hold onto the ball.
    4 months ago
    Oser girl is very determined to get the snacks out! Look at how her cute little hands hold onto the ball.
  • Yudroma takes trance at Gyuto
    4 months ago
    Yudroma takes trance at Gyuto
    In Dharamsala there is a famous oracle to the Goddess Yudroma. She is the protector of Gyuto Tantric Monastic College. Many monks consult her for guidance. Here she is attending a puja session at Gyuto Tantric Monastic College where she is pleased with the people helping the monastery and takes trance spontaneously to express this. Tsem Rinpoche
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    4 months ago
    The Simpsons: Lisa becomes a Buddhist
  • Considering getting a tattoo of a Buddha image? Watch this video.
    4 months ago
    Considering getting a tattoo of a Buddha image? Watch this video.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s personal shrine. May everyone who view the shrine be blessed and have peace.
    4 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s personal shrine. May everyone who view the shrine be blessed and have peace.
  • Very powerful and heartwarming short video about love. A must watch and a must share. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Very powerful and heartwarming short video about love. A must watch and a must share. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Megnath is such a devotee of Bhagawan Dorje Shugden where he brought this protector to many people. Must watch this short video of him with the school kids. Lovely. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Megnath is such a devotee of Bhagawan Dorje Shugden where he brought this protector to many people. Must watch this short video of him with the school kids. Lovely. Tsem Rinpoche
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    My super adorable Oser girl Schnauzer reaching for a carrot on a chair. Her face looks like a stuffed animal toy. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the shrine next to my working table where I sit daily. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This is the shrine next to my working table where I sit daily. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    1 years ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
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    1 years ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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Are you Ready??? Stay tuned on "KSDS Graduation Day" 18/11/18 9am At Kechara House. KSDS Together We Care. By Asyley Chia KSDS
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Are you Ready??? Stay tuned on "KSDS Graduation Day" 18/11/18 9am At Kechara House. KSDS Together We Care. By Asyley Chia KSDS
Are you Ready??? Stay tuned on "KSDS Graduation Day" 18/11/18 9am At Kechara House. KSDS Together We Care. By Asyley Chia KSDS
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Are you Ready??? Stay tuned on "KSDS Graduation Day" 18/11/18 9am At Kechara House. KSDS Together We Care. By Asyley Chia KSDS
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KSDS - Pilgrimage cum Camp 2018 We will be organising KSDS very first family pilgrimage cum camp this 24th and ‪25th November‬ 2018 (Saturday and Sunday). Don’t miss this opportunity to have a Family Getaway in the holy place of Kechara Forest Retreat.by Asyley Chia KSDS
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KSDS - Pilgrimage cum Camp 2018 We will be organising KSDS very first family pilgrimage cum camp this 24th and ‪25th November‬ 2018 (Saturday and Sunday). Don’t miss this opportunity to have a Family Getaway in the holy place of Kechara Forest Retreat.by Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
6 days ago
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
6 days ago
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
6 days ago
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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What's so happening at Kechara House? Rehearsal for Graduation Day on this coming Sunday 18/11/18. Stay tuned.KSDS Together We Care.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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