Water creeps onto land…

Jun 25, 2012 | Views: 461

Rising sea level puts US Atlantic coast at risk: report

Updated: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:34:40 GMT | By Agence France-Presse

The sea level on a stretch of the US Atlantic coast that features the cities of New York, Norfolk and Boston is rising up to four times faster than the global average, a report said Sunday.

This increases the flood risk for one of the world’s most densely-populated coastal areas and threatens wetland habitats, said a study reported in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Since about 1990, the sea level along the 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) “hotspot” zone has risen by two to 3.7 millimetres (0.08 to 0.15 inches) per year.

The global rise over the same period was between 0.6 and one millimetre per year, said the study by the US Geological Survey (USGS).

If global temperatures continue to rise, the sea level on this portion of the coast by 2100 could rise up to 30 centimetres over and above the one-metre global surge projected by scientists, it added.

The localised acceleration is thought to be caused by a disruption of Atlantic current circulation.

“As fresh water from the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet enters the ocean, it disrupts this circulation, causing the currents to slow down,” USGS research oceanographer and study co-author Kara Doran explained.

“When the Gulf Stream current weakens, sea levels rise along the coast and the greatest amount of rise happens north of where the Gulf Stream leaves the coast (near Cape Hatteras).”

The hotspot stretches from Cape Hatteras, Northern Carolina to north of Boston, Massachusetts and also includes other big cities like Philadelphia and Baltimore.

“Extreme water levels that happen during winter or tropical storms, perhaps once or twice a year, may happen more frequently as sea level rise is added to storm surge,” Doran told AFP.

“Scientists predict that this will lead to increased beach erosion and more frequent coastal flooding.”

Another study has shown a one-metre sea level rise to increase New York’s severe flooding risk from one incident every century to one every three years.

The USGS report was based on actual tide level measurements, said Doran. Other studies have shown a similar hotspot using climate models.

In a 2007 assessment report, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said global warming would cause the sea level to rise by up to 59 centimetres by century’s end.

Even this relatively modest projection would render several island nations unlivable and wreak havoc in low-lying deltas home to hundreds of millions.

But reports since then have said that melting Arctic ice plays a greater role in sea level rise than previously suspected, and most climate change scientists now project the ocean will rise roughly a metre by century’s end.

Climate warming causes sea levels to rise by melting land-ice and through the thermal expansion of water.

In a separate study in Nature Climate Change, European scientists said a 1.5-degree-Celsius rise in global temperatures would see sea levels peak at about 1.5 metres above 2000 levels.

But warming of two degrees would result in sea levels reaching 2.7 metres — nearly double.

The UN is targeting a 2 C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) limit on warming from pre-industrial levels for manageable climate change.

“Due to the long time it takes for the world’s ice and water masses to react to global warming, our emissions today determine sea levels for centuries to come,” said lead author Michiel Schaeffer of Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

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  1. Samfoonheei on Oct 8, 2017 at 9:13 am

    Due to higher temperatures worsening many types of disasters, including storms, heat waves, floods, and droughts seem to be happening around the world. A warmer climate creates an atmosphere that can collect, retain, and drop more water, changing weather patterns in such a way that wet areas become wetter and dry areas drier.
    Partly all these are cause by human factor, clearing of land, jungles and so forth for development without proper planning and thought of the consequences of it.. Thousands of people were affected and properties destroyed as you can see from news world wide.
    Scientists are seeing growing rates of increased climate change and having a huge impact on human and the environment We are seeing increasing number of droughts, intense storms, floods and violent surges of hurricanes that are all concerning reasons to understand how climate change can effect so on planet earth.
    Do hope the authorities are doing more to counter these problems for future generations to come.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  2. Beatrix Ooi on Jan 26, 2016 at 1:16 am

    Many of us do not realise that we humans are the actual cause for global warming, due to our greed and arrogance, we put ourselves and even the future generations at risk. When disaster strikes, we put the blame on mother nature, but we never seem to acknowledge the actual factor that causes the catastrophe to happen, which is us, our selfishness and greediness.

    We often think too highly of ourselves and that we are the smartest, we should override the authority of mother nature, build and do whatever we want. I personally do not think humans as imperials, we did not so called “own” the earth or nature therefore we should respect the mother of this earth and not cause any further disruptions. If we do not take the necessary actions now, it might be too late when things actually get worse.

  3. Vinnie Tan on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    Personally, I do not think that many around us are aware of what is happening. They would also ignore the fact of that. They think that with the increasing sea level it does not affect us at all. Although they are aware that with the increasing sea level, it would affect those in the future. However, to them they think that it is okay because by that time they would be dead. They are just selfish to think this way, not giving any thought that what would happen in the future if we do not start preserving Mother Earth now.

  4. edward ooi on Jun 21, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, global warming was caused by humanity. Because people started to build buildings, throw rubbishes and cut down trees, I believe these 3 activities are the 3 main reasons for global warming. And because of that the Greenland Ice Sheet started to melt. If we kept on destroying Earth in this way then we will face Armageddon.

  5. tenzin llhamo on May 7, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    It is really scary with all the global warming issues that we are reading each day yet not many understand the urgency to do their part. Many just take things for granted. We may think that its ok coz we wont be around anymore to suffer it but what about future generations? Its really selfish and ignorant not to care. We should push ourselves to contribute in any way we can. How can we ignore and fold our hands?
    I really hope that there will be more recycling activities and awareness so that we can educate each other and help the earth.

  6. David Lai on Feb 10, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    I think many people don’t realize this but it is our human greed that is fueling our massive and industrial consumption of raw materials. Our greed is the one that is causing massive destruction of our environment. In this day of advance production of food materials, we are able to live on vegetarian food but why don’t we?

    We are attached and used to eating meat and so we turn a blind eye to the massive killing of animals to feed our appetite and attachment. There’s massive awareness of environmental issues but very little is done to implement drastic changes that will keep our planetary resources sustainable. Everything is interdependently linked and so, whatever we take from mother earth, something’s gotta give. Drastic and erratic environmental change and natural disasters.

  7. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 16, 2012 at 2:11 am

    I hope we all wont be drowning anytime soon. But global warming is a serious issue we all should take consideration about this phenomenon. Eating less meat can reduce green house emissions lets cut down first if we cannot go cold turkey!

  8. Julia Tan on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    Global warming is a serious issue that every country needs to be pay attention and be aware. Rising temperatures can melt the ice faster to increase the sea level. Also, the higher temperature in the ocean will affect all the marines lives. That will affect their living cycles. As a result, they will die a lot faster. So, controlling global warming problems will help to prevent the disaster that will kill countless lives.

  9. Choi Sheem on Jul 4, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    These are all figures collated from all scientific measurements and observations, and it is giving all a clear message: Mother nature is not happy with all the destructions we humans are causing to planet earth. When disaster strike, we call it an act of God. I believe humans created it as lead author Michiel Schaeffer said, our doings to the environment today determine sea levels for future.

  10. Irene Lim on Jul 4, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Global warming is the culprit of emerging water levels and floods. We should assume responsibility to preserve Mother Earth for many generations to come.

  11. Paul Yap on Jul 3, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    This is so scary, lots of people will be homeless, and herd of animals could died in second!
    We (the human) are responsible for all this, we harm the environment, take everything for granted without care, the nature will strike back stronger.
    Its now the time we love and protect the nature, stop harming and killing, go vegetarian to save the earth!

    When we said stop global warming, we GO VEGETARIAN!

  12. Millyd on Jun 30, 2012 at 1:03 am

    The current state in many countries were caused by human greed. In our reckless and zealous quest to develop our country, we have destroyed mother nature by not taking steps to preserve the environment. Pollution from industrial wastes have also contributed many toxic materials into our environment. Rampant felling of trees in the forest for its timber have caused many animals to loose their natural habitat. Global warming, floods, land slides, earthquakes are common these days. Our future generations will not have a safe and clean environment to live in. So too will the animals whereby some are already facing extinction. We have to start to save the earth before its too late and every citizen needs to be educated on this.

  13. sweekeong on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:58 am

    Global warming has been moving in direction nonstop. The technological advanced society empowers one man who can create massive effects on his surrounding compare to centuries ago. If a single person has this amount of power, times the number of us who are using technology today we do create massive negative effects on environments. On another hand think of the power as individual we can create to change in others by using technology.

  14. Grace (KSJC) on Jun 28, 2012 at 1:34 am

    Human will only realised when disaster came,just like 2004 Tsunami, 2011 Japan Earthquake..when time pass by we forget already until next event come.. we still ignorance , stop the negative actions, save our earth before too late!

  15. Pastor Ngeow on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    It is all happening around us and very few of us have not experienced its negative consequences one way or another -global warming, ozone hole, seasonal reversals, deserting ,tsunamis, solar flares etc. Unless we realize the interconnectedness of all things, we will continue to destroy this planet . Scientists had warned us about the Butterfly effect which stated that a butterfly fluttering its wings in China can trigger an effect in another country on the other side of the planet.However from Buddhist view the true culprit is our selfishness and this is the reason why we engage in practices to overcome this harmful mind which can lead to the end of the world.

  16. HelenaC on Jun 27, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Global warming, is the result of human’s fault and selfishness…! Everyone is destroying the world everyday,including me, but never think of saving the earth instead. It is very sad to see people still not practising the GO GREEN campaign even the awareness is there.
    What i think is people somehow are too lazy, They are lazy to separate the garbage and even there is a recycle garbage bins, they are lazy to even read what to throw in each bins and just dump the garbage whichever bin they like!! I have seen that many times.
    Many reasons that causes Global warming. Air con, electricity, cars, and many many more. Even the wastage of food is harming the earth!!! But if we are aware to do our part, each of us do a little bit less to harm the earth, for example, cut down a little on electricity usage, finish up all your food, car pool if we can. If everyone put a little effort to save the earth, it will be a big help for the mother nature.
    I hate people always said that, ” Is ok, only me who do it will not help much so why bother.” but they never think that we can really help alot!!
    Thanks RInpoche for the post, and i really hope all of us take the responsibility to save the earth.

  17. Uncle Eddie on Jun 27, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    Yes, what have been alleged as some of the causes to such calamity arising, are due to spirituality degeneration in today’s age may apply. This is also in addition to all ecological changes in today’s world, such as:- (a)ocean pollution of toxic waste disposals. (b)Forces of nature caused by global warming, continuous uncontrollable rainfalls and (c) melting icebergs in the polar oceans. It was only last year, that a stunned world watched helplessly in horror at devastation flooding scenes in Japan. Many books, periodicals, videos and audio tapes were produced, while the results of investigations were being disseminated. For most, messages contained of warnings of humanity on the brink of national and global disasters. Despite all that might come, it is spiritually advised that with the constant practices of divine mercy, kindness and prayers, there will still be a chance to preserve the world from degeneration to suffer such disasterious calamities.

  18. Victor Phang on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:38 am

    Another disaster in making by humankind. Today we still have comfortable place to learn Dharma but we do not practice completely and sincerely. One day we may not even have a proper place to learn Dharma then what will happen? I dare not imagine at all, must be very scary!!!

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.
    Take good care.
    With love,
    VP

  19. Yoke Fui on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:03 am

    Environmentalists have been giving warnings to governments, industrialists etc, numerous conferences took place to save the earth , international MOUs signed and so on.

    However, we simply don’t change- money, power and fame are far more attractive than clean water,fresh air and green mountains !

    Perhaps we will only wake up when we come face to face with THE END OF OUR WORLD.

  20. Lim KH (JB) on Jun 27, 2012 at 2:09 am

    Karma is a justice for us, what we face now is due to the past Karma. Although we will feel we are stay in beautiful Malaysia but we should be more cheerful after we get involve in Kechara activities. Its not only the stage to let us to collect merits but this is also a stage to let us learn how to increase our bad Karma as well.

    I heard from the vcd of Master Qing Yun, all the disaster sure will come due to our past Karma. But we able to delay it with our sincere Dharmic action and try our best to dun hurt our world again.

  21. EricLee KHJB on Jun 26, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    现在的人都自以为是,以为一直以为以自己的能力,就能控制这个大自然,总以为不管发生什么事,都有能力去解决,以为这个大自然界会去接受人对它所做的一切,其实我们都错了。现在,所有的天灾,人祸都是人们的自以为是所造成的,因为我们的智慧有限,只能看到当下,总以为一切的事情都在自己的掌控之中。那里知道,当事情无法控制时,才来后悔。因果也一样,只要是自己所种的因,知己就的接受随之而来的果,如果接受了这自然界的定律,你就能轻易的到你想要的生活了。

  22. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jun 26, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    I studied this during my tertiary times, at that time, this more or less remained as pages on my books.

    When we are living good lives, we dont believe in these ‘advises’ and ‘warmings’ and we keep doing what is wrong.

    And when the damages are done, sometimes they are irreversible or, even when corrections are possible, a lot more efforts are needed to ammend the faults.

    We need to be more mindful of our actions and constantly remind ourselves little harms done on gradually can end up to be dangers of mountain-height.

  23. Mc on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:56 am

    I don’t think anyone has really grasp the effects on our habitat when the world’s water level rises. Apart from ecological changes there is the economic impact. The forced change to property values alone could be devastating. And that is not to mention what will wash up from the sea.

    And to think that it is man himself who through ignorance and greed have created the causes for these world catastrophe to come about.

  24. MayOng on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    This is an interesting article on the Age of Conflict: http://nstny.org/The_Spread_of_Buddhism/The_Three_Periods_of_Propagation.html

    It is said we are in the period of The Latter Day of the Law.

    The Three Periods and the Five Five-hundred-year Periods
    1.The Former Day of the Law
    A.The first five hundred years—the age of enlightenment
    B.The second five hundred years—the age of meditation
    2.The Middle Day of the Law
    A.The third five hundred years—the age of reading, reciting, and listening
    B.The fourth five hundred years—the age of building temples and stupas
    3.The Latter Day of the Law
    A.The fifth five hundred years—the age of conflict

    It is said people’s thinking became confused, their lives became poisoned with the unhealthy passions of greed, anger and ignorance, and society in general was filled with chaos and constant quarrels. (Shakyamuni himself had predicted that the Latter Day would be an age of conflict.) Furthermore, natural disasters began to occur with such unnatural frequency that it appeared as though the world were coming to an end. The world was becoming hopelessly corrupt.

    What more can we say about this situation. It is not grim but we need to be aware of what is happening to the world we are living in.

    • Sofi on Jun 26, 2012 at 1:22 am

      Dear May, interesting info. So we are starting into the age of building temples and stupas. How apt! Human consumerism and greed is on the increase, creating more and more production, waste and adverse effect. When will we are learn????

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    This is a very interesting article to know that Mongolian astrology is closely related to Buddhism. Some of us might think astrology is a very superstitious practice but it is practised in Buddhism.

    From the scripture, our body body parts are related to different planets. In a way, it means our body and the universe are in fact one. Therefore, we should respect our environment because if our mother nature has lost its balance, our health will be affected as well.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/a-mongolian-manual-of-astrology-and-divination.html
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:24 PM
    The most recent celebrity that was reported to have shown some interest in Buddhism is Katy Perry. People often think being a celebrity is wonderful, but behind all the smiles and the beauty, there is much suffering and pain… We have seen it many times, and celebrities who fail to cope with the stress and public pressure often take up dangerous habits or suicidal. I’m not claiming that I know of Katy Perry’s life and difficulties, but as long as we are all in samsara, we are all subjected to suffering.

    Read more http://bit.ly/2kAM442

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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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Teacher Jayce is teaching dharma to student of age 11-12 years old . Lin Mun MSDS
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Teacher Jayce is teaching dharma to student of age 11-12 years old . Lin Mun MSDS
Students enjoyed the light exercise session. Lin Mun KSDS
2 weeks ago
Students enjoyed the light exercise session. Lin Mun KSDS
Some simple exercise before we finish our dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
2 weeks ago
Some simple exercise before we finish our dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace giving some ideas on activities to Wen Yue. Lin Mun KSDS
2 weeks ago
Teacher Grace giving some ideas on activities to Wen Yue. Lin Mun KSDS
The children were so excited to wait for the next quiz question. Lin Mun KSDS
3 weeks ago
The children were so excited to wait for the next quiz question. Lin Mun KSDS
Children will do prostration and recite Manjushri mantra before start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
3 weeks ago
Children will do prostration and recite Manjushri mantra before start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Participants were so attentive when colouring tsa tsa. Lin Mun KSDS
3 weeks ago
Throwback - Participants were so attentive when colouring tsa tsa. Lin Mun KSDS
Maya painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa at the kid’s corner during Wesak day. Lin Mun KSDS
3 weeks ago
Maya painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa at the kid’s corner during Wesak day. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Family visiting KFR on the auspicious Wesak Day. Lin Mun KSDS
3 weeks ago
Throwback- Family visiting KFR on the auspicious Wesak Day. Lin Mun KSDS
Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
3 weeks ago
Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
4 weeks ago
Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
“Be kind to animals.” Let your kids join the monthly Animal Liberation at Kechara House, Sunwaymas.
4 weeks ago
“Be kind to animals.” Let your kids join the monthly Animal Liberation at Kechara House, Sunwaymas.
Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
4 weeks ago
Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
Encourage the kids to express their feelings and at the same instill the dharma to them. Alice, KSDS
4 weeks ago
Encourage the kids to express their feelings and at the same instill the dharma to them. Alice, KSDS
Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
4 weeks ago
Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Student do full prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Student do full prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wen Yue led students to do key chain as part of art and craft activity. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Wen Yue led students to do key chain as part of art and craft activity. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- close bonding during WOAH camp. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback- close bonding during WOAH camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Teenage dharma class in Kechara House . Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Teenage dharma class in Kechara House . Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity, calligraphy with best wishes words. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity, calligraphy with best wishes words. Lin Mun KSDS
KISG has been performing White Tara and Dorje Shugden puja for 4 consecutive nights. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
1 month ago
KISG has been performing White Tara and Dorje Shugden puja for 4 consecutive nights. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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