Why don’t you love me anymore?

Aug 27, 2016 | Views: 3,091

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Dear friends around the world,

I have come across so many stories of suffering, pain and abandonment but sometimes one stands out stronger than the rest. What happened to this little boy doggie is heartbreaking. I am re-posting here to create awareness and to bring attention to the heroes that help animals and create awareness to their suffering. The purpose of creating awareness is to let people know how much suffering animals go through and to not contribute towards this. To help lessen the suffering. Giving pain to any animal never brings good luck or happiness to anyone.

Never harm animals and never eat them.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Dear mom and dad.

They found me inside the dumpster you toss me in around 8 in the night. I was crying for u begging for u to come take me back. What have I done wrong. I feel pain all over my body. My joints ached, the hole in my buttocks hurt, I cannot see my behind. I try to get up but I can’t. I cry and cry until a man who was dumping his garbage heard me. He got the shock of his life finding me in the pile of rubbish. It was wet and smelly here. The worms are eating me inside out. Again I keep thinking, what have I done wrong.

The vet said my condition is pretty bad. My old body won’t be able to handle it for long. I was full of lice, fleas and ticks. I had blood parasite too. My white blood count is too high. I am an old boy, in pain and suffering. After lengthy tests, they finally decide to let me go. I understand. I am not angry. I am just sad you are not with me. They gave me a nice meal, my last supper. It reminds me of you when I was young. You used to love me and handfed me when I was a baby. People cry around me. They held my hand as I closed my eyes. And then I finally let go and my heart beat the last.

Dear mom and dad. I am now in heaven. For whatever I did wrong to you, I hope you won’t do to another dog what you did to me. I will always love you. Until we meet again.

Remarks: Many thanks to Century Animal Medical Centre (Putatan) Dr Adit and Frankie for your help, for the love to animals you waited for us to help him even you were was closing. Thank you again for your compassion towards the less fortunate animals and rest in peace doggy.

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DID YOU KNOW PET ABANDONMENT IS A CRIME UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ENACTMENT 2015?

Under clause 18 (1) (p) of the new Animal Welfare Enactment 2015, abandoning any animal in circumstances which is likely to suffer trauma, pain by reason of relocation, starvation, thirst, injury or illness, is an offense punishable by a fine of RM100,000 or imprisonment for 3 years or both.

This dog was dumped at a dumpster in Penampang, behind 7Eleven on the night of 25 August 2016 (Thursday). We are looking for the culprit. If you have seen the incident or have any information about this dog, please contact our Hotline 019-880 9660.

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  1. Wan Wai Meng on Dec 1, 2016 at 12:29 am

    The narrative, is particularly moving it will be very hard to forget a case like this, and may I never forget cases like this and encourage myself and others not to abandon our animals and pets.

    Animals are like our children they have no one else to turn to, we need to take care of them well.

  2. Vivian Ong on Oct 30, 2016 at 12:41 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this article. It is sad to see people who don’t want their cats or dogs anymore can just dump them into the garbage bin. There is a better way to get rid of the pet rather than throwing it into the garbage bin. They can find the pet a new family for adoption or send it to the RSPCA.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  3. Pavara Lam on Sep 19, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    I am really saddened to hear that people can do such cruel things to a helpless dog.
    The owner could have done a better job by sending the Dog to somebody willing to take care of him rather than just throwing him in the Dumpster where he would be stuck for hours before someone rescued him.

    I really hope that such cases will not occur again and may the dog have a smooth rebirth and always be near Dharma.

  4. Liang Jing on Sep 18, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    This is a very sad story.

    *We must love our pet, treat them well and take good care of them.
    *We must not abandon our pet and we must give to friends who are reliable and try to find a new owner through social media if we really can’t take care of it any longer.
    *We should adopt the pet instead of buying pet from pet shop, because the abandoned pet would be able to find a second home.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  5. Edwin Tan on Sep 13, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    I don’t know if I should be furious at whoever dumped that poor dog in the dumpster…or feel sorry for the dog to have been mistreated by its owners.

    Luckily the government put into force the Animal Welfare Enactment..otherwise, more pets will be abandoned or dumped.

    I cannot believe owners who had spent so much time with their pets can actually bear to throw them out the minute they are old.. is that how they would treat their parents or children? It is really heart breaking…

    If they couldn’t care for it.. they shouldn’t have bought it, the poor animal.. I cannot imagine the pain and suffering during its last moments..

    I really hate people that bought pets because they were “cute” and when they got older.. they became a “nuisance”… inhumane beings.

  6. Anne Ong on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    Well, i really cant bear to see this kinda torturous thing in the first place. This is also part of the reason i dare not look and read into this article and have been putting off commenting it. I used to have intelligent cats and dogs in my house,but unfortunately they are all gone now. So, we wont have them anymore because it’s too painful to see them go in a painful way. Anyway,this is a very good article to bring awareness to animal cruelty. Thank you very much Rinpoche.

  7. Su Ming on Sep 5, 2016 at 2:37 pm

    When I read the article above, it really made me vey furious. Is really sad to read and also from my very own experience on how masters/mistress dumped their pets for whatever reasons which is not valid at all as you are dealing with a live being here. The most common reason which I have heard why some of my “friends’ gave up on their pets are really ridiculous is that they are not trained and their pet inconvenient them. Will they treat their kids/baby the same? Pets are meant to be trained, just like kids. So if the master/mistress does not train them, how do you expect them to behave?

    When I first started to work for Ladrang, we had 2 new schnauzer who joined the family, we had to read and trained them according to the books which can be easily found on the internet. They are now grown up and oh boy, they are definitely more well behave then some kids I know. It was hard at the beginning but the training did a lot of good not only for them but for the humans too.

  8. Jutika Lam on Sep 4, 2016 at 10:23 pm

    This story, though it may be short but it was definitely a sad and touching one.

    It is really saddening to know that there are people out there who have no compassion, thought or care for the actions they do and for the suffering they put their pet through by abandoning them in such a way. What did their pets. It is really painful to see animals having to go through such suffering because of ignorant owners.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post.

  9. Wah YIng on Sep 3, 2016 at 1:09 am

    Even we are not able to help, at least we do not do harm or be one of them causing the sufferings of animals or another being. Especially dogs are loyal animal, they take their owner as their family, love them and rely on them. We are our pet’s whole world, even they might be only part of our world…Treat them well as much as we could as how they love us.

  10. Samfoonheei on Sep 1, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    Sad and touching story……a good read and it had melted my heart and i have shared it with friends to bring awareness not to abandon our pets when we have decided to keep them as if they are one of us. Love,respect and be kind to them till the very end.Be responsible once you decided to own a pet.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this sad,and touching article.

  11. sonny tan on Sep 1, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    It pains my heart to see this video; I cannot help but think why these people have become devoid of compassion, why have they lost this caring attitude and where have they left this compassion and how did they end up like that? There no immediate answers however deeply I searched.
    It is indeed sad that many have become victims of blasphemous teachings by the less holy people who had been indoctrinating them with teachings that are deemed to be associated with the negatives.
    Hard as it may seems to appear but I believe hope is not lost to reconnect these people again with the right teachers who can instill in them compassion and help them beginning with more tolerance, patience and understanding.

  12. Ron Wong on Aug 31, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    When we value the life of others we will take responsibility to take care of them, feed them, clean them, nurse them when they are sick & treat them as part of the family. Animals too are living being, not some mere product for our conveniences & abandon them when they are not longer useful. Even though they cannot talk to us but they have feeling too, can feel pain & happiness just like we do. The howling of the dog in the video has a deep sense of sadness & it is still constantly crying in my mind.. It is just unbelievable how the owner can abandon him who were once a loyal companion. I truly hope that this video & story serve as a reminder to everyone not to abuse their pet & give them love care until their very last moment because their love to us are unconditional.

  13. Pastor KH Ng on Aug 31, 2016 at 4:45 pm

    Cruel cruel act of disregard of lives!!!

    Where does this kind of act ends? When we can be so disconnected to precious lives to others; even animals; we can also similarly not value our life and that of our love ones.

    This is one of the more heart rendering scenes I have ever seen. To pet owners and people related in the pet industry; please do the right thing; have compassion as the main motivation and some common sense. Pets are not products but are lives!

  14. CindyH on Aug 30, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    Such irresponsible conduct basically reflects the nature of selfishness. I dare say that it stems from the one’s inability or even unwillingness to think beyond one’s own self-interest and feelings. When it no longer suits one’s purpose or becomes inconvenient, the owner selfishly only thinks about the owner’s own interest and disregard the feelings and welfare of the poor dog. Surely if the owner truly cares for other than himself/herself, the owner would have not abandoned the poor dog in such horrifyingly cruel and inhumane manner. In fact, if the owner truly cares (beyond his/her own interest), the dog would not be abandoned in the first place. If the focus is not self-serving but rather for others, one would not, in the first place be able to stomach subjecting the poor dog to such reckless and torturous treatment.

    In addition, people need to understand that having a pet is a huge responsibility and it actually is about adding a member to your family. That means additional mouth to feed and costs, as such addition to the family require food, water, shelter, and medical care just like us. It also means having to care and spend time with them. All these should be thoroughly thought about before deciding to take on additional member(s) to your family.

    More importantly, an animal companion which you bring into your home is not a toy to be played with for as long you feel like it and then tossed when it’s not fresh and new anymore. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out (from his/her actions) that from the minute you invite him/her to be part of your life, your animal companion will love you with every ounce of his/her being. How can it ever be right that you abandon them when it gets too inconvenient? Or for you to give them up because they got too old? More so when the abandonment is carried out in such cruel and inhumane manner.

  15. shelly tai on Aug 30, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing with us about this article, is very heartbreaking to read and watch the video how can a we human can be so cruel to our pet, in the first place what can a dog do to you that we have to dump them when this is the time that they need us the most because if the dog is sick, this person who commit this act is really heartless . I hope the authority can do something to prevent this kind of cases ever happen again.

  16. Jason on Aug 30, 2016 at 2:40 am

    People always said dog is the best friend of human beings. It was a heartbreaking story. My eyes getting red after read the letter. How can a person who did hand fed to raised up the doggie but finally become a person who throws doggie intothe dumpster.

    Suffering of animals can’t be voice out by them.Why people keep causing animals in suffering?Social media jobs must be done to create public awareness regarding animal abandon.

    We must respect all sentient beings and create a harmony and peaceful living environment.

    Thanks My Guru Tsem Tulku Rinpoche for sharing. I will keep sharing on compassion to animals.

    With folded hands

    Jason

  17. Vinnie Tan on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:56 am

    It is scary of how as men and the ones deemed to be more intelligent ones yet we do things like that which destroys another living being. It is sad to watch this video reason being that the old dog is in pain. How can you abandon something that you have been taking care of for a few years. You should have feelings to him and not be abandoning him in a dumpster.

    A dog’s sense of scent is very strong, and to be placing him in the dumpster where ever we as human beings cannot take it yet they expect the dog to be able to tolerate that. It is just pure abuse for the dog.

    This is really a wake up call to all dog owners or future dog owners that we cannot abandon our pets no matter what happens to them. We should always love and care for them as they are our child that we have promised to give a good life to. We should never break that promise to them as we are everything that they have.

  18. Fong on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:44 am

    it is sad that we, humans can be heartless. Due to the internet nowadays, we are more aware of news and we can see a lot of animals suffering, be it farmed animals for their meat or animals that started out as pet but are abandoned when they are not longer cute.

    As kids learn from adults, we must help the children grow up with empathy for animals. We have to educate them and expose them to both the cruelty that humans can inflict and also, the love that humans can give too. Then, we can slowly teach them to care and love all animals.

  19. Cynthia Lee on Aug 29, 2016 at 5:11 am

    Humans are capable of so many things in desperate situations. There are cases where they throw their own babies in the dumpster. However, most people love babies and they resonate them as people.

    Animals? Not quite so … maybe because they can’t communicate with animals. So animals can’t tell us exactly how they feel. The heartbreaking cries from this doggie in the video clearly show that animals can feel pain, sadness, abandonment, fear, etc. It is really so painful to watch.

    I really hope this video act as a wake-up call to those who do not resonate animals as a living being who can feel just like the rest of us.

  20. Sofi on Aug 29, 2016 at 12:51 am

    This is such a heart wrenching case of how humanity failed yet again. That poor dog had so much pain and confusion in his eyes, pleading for help from the people who found him. There are just too many acts of selfishness which totally disregard the pain cause to another living being. In this terrible suffering, we also learnt of humanity at its best, those that took the trouble to bring the dog to the Vet, the Vet who helped the dog although he was closing for the day and those who compassionately created awareness through the letter published on the social media. Thank you Rinpoche for always sharing articles on the sufferings of others. It helps us to relate to another sentient being who suffers pain and to bring out the potential Bodhicitta nature in us.

  21. Alice Tay on Aug 29, 2016 at 12:27 am

    Animals have feelings just like us. We should respect the animals just as much as everything else because they might be once be our mother in many lifetime ago. If we abuse animal, who knows , maybe we abuse our mother too. Always remind ourselves that nothing deserves to be abused or suffer. We hope others will treat us good and therefore we should treat others how we would like to be treated.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post. Hope this post can create more awareness to the people in order to stop hurting the animals but to protect and treat them as human beings.

  22. Stella Cheang on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:25 pm

    The history of mankind is forever tainted because of the cruelty mankind did (and still doing) on those who are harmless and unable to fend for themselves. While the larger population of this planet prefer to remain as silent endorsers of the many tragedies that happened because some humans took advantage of their physically able human form or advantagous position to abuse others. Just try to google, and we will see sexual child abuse, animal abuse, forced extinction of species, crimes against aborigines, “witch hunt” and a list of never-ending list of abuse that we should be very ashamed of. What does this make us? Bullies! Big bullies with no conscious. It is really sad. Please spread love and kindness, and stop any form of abuse, mental or physical.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post.

  23. HelenaC on Aug 28, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    Watching this video, its really break my heart into pieces. How can a person be so cruel and heartless?? The voice of him is so helpless and the suffering that his is going through is no way any of us can imagine. Very sad seeing this and Very sad when i read the letter. If we are not an animal lover at lease we don’t harm them. The minimal respect for them at lease.
    In their heart we are everything to them, what they need is just a little of our time to love and care for them.
    I hope the new generations will have more awareness on respecting all animals and be more humanity.

  24. Martin on Aug 28, 2016 at 3:47 am

    The physical suffering is plain enough to see but it is difficult to imagine what mental and emotional anguish the poor dog suffered. You don’t need to be an animal lover to know that this act is simply wicked and yet such atrocities occur daily to poor and defenceless animals everywhere.

    The person(s) who did this to the dog must see everything as objects to be used and not as sentient beings. Alternatively this person is just heartless and with total disregard for the wellbeing of other lives. While this case may be extreme, daily and in different doses of abuse, this is what we as a society do to animals by rearing them for one purpose only which is to be slaughtered for our use, amusement or pleasure.

    It is unfortunate that as a race and society, we need laws to prevent us from being cruel and that kindness is not an instinct.

  25. KarenC on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:00 am

    How could someone do that to a living being? This video is so heart-wrenching to watch…it’s really sad people can be so cold, cruel and mean to dump a dog to the trash bin and let it die slowly? how would you feel if someone dump your child into that trash pile? The amount of suffering, fear and pain animals have to go through, especially the stray animals, is beyond imagination. They are shelterless, hungry and no love, we human being should not add on anymore sufferings onto them already. On the other hand, I truly respect those animal activists who stand up for anti-animal abuse and give them a warm and loving home, kudos to you guys. Never harm animals. Never eat them.

    “If you say you don’t have money to help a animal shelter, why then do you have money to buy meat?” ~Tsem Rinpoche

  26. Chris Chong on Aug 28, 2016 at 12:07 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    This letter describe the feelings of alone , disappointment and sad of an abandoned dog very lively and accurately. It perfectly gives us an insight of the feelings of an abandoned dog which we would never be able to describe it. The pain and suffering is very clear. People should think clearly and take in consideration of any circumstances before taking in a dog as pet. Simple abandoning the dog when things does not go right is cruel and inhumane. I hope this letter can raise awareness among pet owners.

    Humbly,
    Chris Chong

  27. Jacinta Goh on Aug 27, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    The letter was most heart wrenching. For a child that is sick, parents will immediately send their beloved child to consult the best doctor. However, animals are not seen as such. It reminds me that we should show our love and care even to the elderly. In this case, the sickly and dying old dog.

    Thank you Rinpoche for highlighting this and will social media this.

  28. Uncle Eddie on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    Just as His Holiness, The Dalai Lama’s golden words have described, “Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to a man, Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, Just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.” Such are the golden words and feelings so compassionately expressed by His Holiness, The Dalai Lama. The greatest of Lamas, so well loved by the millions the World over, both young and the old, for his profound insights into the humane conditions of all beings. To the Buddhists around the World, and even to many non-buddhists too, it is said and believed he embodies the epitome of their faith, the highest human aspiration. All living beings are said to be spiritual in essence, conscious with their feelings of empathy to animal beings, wither at work or play. Most are kind-hearted and self-dedicated animal lovers and care-takers too. All living beings irrespective of whether humans or animals are said to be spiritual in essence, and do naturally have a longing for happiness and be free from all varied experiences of sufferings like everybody else! When the law in Malaysia was passed, it was hoped that the law would definitely raise public awareness on the importance of taking care of animals’ welfare. As emphasied by Rinpoche, this posting is to help create awareness, i.e. never to harm animals and never to eat them too! Om Mani Padme Hung.

  29. Lew on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:07 pm

    The video is so difficult to watch. There is so much suffering of the dog. It is really sad to see people dumping their dogs. We should always treat our dogs are our family, and not simply dump them when the situation does not permit. I have heard that quite a lot of people give away their dog (or just simply dump their dogs on the streets) when they move to smaller house or a condominium.

    On the other hand, it is good to see there are laws to protect animals in Malaysia, but I am quite sure many are not aware of the law. It is our responsible to inform the public, in hope that it will have some effects in stopping people from dumping their dogs.

  30. Lucy Yap on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    Please do not dump your pets when they are old. Love them and care for them till the end.Thank you Rinpoche for posting this heart-wrenching article. I hope this will create awareness for pet owners to be more responsible to their pets who they once loved.

  31. Lin Mun on Aug 27, 2016 at 2:41 pm

    It is heart wrenching reading this article. Animals is also living being and deserve to be loved, care and respected too. Why would anyone abandon him in a dumpsite and let him be disposed?

    Please stop abusing and torturing animals.

  32. Soon Huat on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this touch story with me to open our wisdom eye. My eye was blurred by tears when I am writing this comment. I always think what if we switch role; we are animal and being dumped or tortured, what will we think? I am touched particularly the article “what did I do wrong”. The dog lying helpless for the last moment of its life. I was sent to theater for emergency for life and death situation. I was fear and lost lying but never give up fighting to live. Can a dog deserve to live and respect? Their lives are precious too.

    Please always think you were the animal what do you feel about being tortured.

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this.

    Cheers,
    Soon Huat

  33. Jill Yam on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    As I read this post I can’t help but felt heartbroken for this poor furry friend. Was it their karma?
    How could she understand why this is happening to her. Makes my heart cringe with sadness too.
    I wish that no one would abandon their pet when there are old or sick. Animals do have feelings just like human. They don’t wish to suffer just like us too.
    Let’s show love to all animals and especially don’t eat them too.
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing. I’m so glad I am a vegetarian now too.
    Jill Yam

  34. JP on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    It’s very sad how some people have become so cruel to other living beings, making them go through so much suffering. All this is so unnecessary. This is the result of years of extreme selfishness that lead a person to being cold and cruel like this.

    It’s true that more awareness for animals is necessary. It must be ingrained in our culture that hurting other living beings should never be in our mindstream. And I hope that whoever did this to the dog is reprimanded so that he knows what he did is wrong and it sets a precedence for others to think twice before hurting an animal.

  35. Pastor Han Nee on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:07 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this most moving letter.Whenever and wherever this happens, it is very sad. We take home a being and in the vigor of his youth , we love him and even dote on him. Then, we grow bored with him and neglect him. Not being cleaned,he gets disease and festering sores. He suffers from hunger and wastes away in pain and suffering. When it’s ‘too much’ for us, we abandon him. We dump him in a garbage bin and leave him to die in all the squalor and the filth. What has he done to deserve this?

    How about, if there is a role reversal? We are the dog and the dog were us humans? We want to speak out but we can’t give voice to our fears, our pain and our suffering?

    Fortunately for this dog, he was rescued at the 11th hour. He was put to as much ease as possible and felt the warmth of love and care once more in the last moments of his life.His last cries are heart-wrenching!

    We must create awareness, develop empathy for suffering beings and not ever put anyone in suffering like this.

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    Sunday, Mar 29. 2020 01:25 PM
    Janguli is a Buddhist goddess who protects from snakes and poisons, worshiped in the ancient past. By nature Janguli is actually Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion who will protects us against snakes but actually dissolving our anger. Our anger is the root cause for destruction of merits and causes us to stay in samsara longer. A beautiful thangka depicted with Dorje Shugden the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri will definitely wonderful to have in our home protecting us and helping us to clear obstacles in our spiritual path.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/janguli-the-ancient-snake-goddess
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Mar 29. 2020 01:23 PM
    The practice of Vajrayogini is especially popular in the Highest Yoga Tantra of the Kagyu, Sakya and Gelug schools. Her Tantra promises rebirth in her pure land known as Kechara Paradise. When Vajrayogini is portrayed in this appearance with the left hand raised and the two feet firmly planted she is commonly referred to as the Naro Khachodma. Red in colour with one face, three eyes and two hands the left holds aloft a white skullcup. As depicted with Dorje Shugden forms a beautiful and powerful thangka.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/homage-to-the-powerful-kechari
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 27. 2020 09:15 PM
    We are so blessed hearing a sacred, holy recording of the two holy tutors of the Dalai Lama performing a Dorje Shugden kangsol (puja). Great masters HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche chanting the powerful puja to Dorje Shugden. Both of them were the tutors of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. This is definitely has proven that HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche had a close connection with Dorje Shugden. HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche has even composed a combined prayer offering to propitiate the blessings of this enlightened Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden, which no one can denied. Both Kyabje Ling Rinpoche , Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and many Highly attained lamas of Tibet did propitiate Dorje Shugden lamas of Tibet. That’s the truth which cannot be hidden. But HH Dalai Lama insists that Ling Rinpoche, his own tutor, never relied on Dorje Shugden at all. Interesting read, may more people know the truth and understand better of the Dorje Shugden controversy.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Khong Jean Ai for this wonderful sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/kyabje-ling-rinpoche-does-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 27. 2020 09:08 PM
    Tsunami Memorial in Sri Lanka is a monument remembering the 35,000 people who lost their lives just in Sri Lanka during the 2004 tsunami. In loving memory of the 40,000 people who died in the tsunami and the thousands largest single rail disaster in world history. The powerful Sri Lanka tsunami-rail disaster occurred when a crowded passenger train was destroyed on a coastal railway in Sri Lanka by a tsunami. Built by Japanese Buddhist community to commemorate this tragedy, Sri Lanka has erected a Buddha Statue dedicated to everyone who lost their lives, as well as the people who survived. A beautiful place of sad memory . Having this Buddha statue built there will definitely plant the seeds of enlightenment for who visited this place and seeing is a blessing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this beautiful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/touching-and-beautiful-tsunami-memorial-in-sri-lanka
  • sarassitham
    Thursday, Mar 26. 2020 11:01 PM
    Thank you for the sharing the Buddhist Tsunami Memorial in Sri Lanka. Very touching article, heart breaking to read and to see pictures of the Tsunami tragedy. It was Sri Lanka’s worst and biggest natural disaster in recorded history. Many people were killed and thousands lost their home and family.

    As we know horrify incident always remarks many unpleasant feelings and memories.
    Despite the widespread wreckage and the unfathomable lives claimed, there remains a sense of optimism in the country.

    Appreciation the people involved to build a Buddha statue to purify the mind, builds up the serenity within ones and motivates to overcome the negative emotions of fear, hence uplifting the mind and focusing the attention on the reality of the materialistic world. May Buddha bless and calm all those that passed away from the tsunami.
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Mar 26. 2020 02:13 PM
    Dorje Shugden is a protector that is karmically very close to us which enables him to help us with such effectiveness and speed. There are many similar testimonies which prove to us that this protector is very beneficial for us.
    Due to the power of Dorje Shugden , miracles happened and she is well after many offerings such as incense, light and pujas following Rinpoche’s advice.Thank you for this amazing miracle story of Dorje Shugden.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/a-dorje-shugden-miracle
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Mar 26. 2020 01:46 PM
    Venerable Geshe Sopa-lah a learned-monk spoke from his heart feelings and thoughts about what happening around the Dorje Shugden controversy and Dalai Lama as well. Those years back in India Geshe-lah did helped in the many buildings in Gaden Shartse Monastery where our Lama helped in the funds. He paints the truth of his experience sharing what he knew and gave a few points of advice. A friend of our lama for over 20 years, Venerable Geshe Lobsang Sopa-lah visited Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia in 2016. Geshe Sopa-lah has been actively involved in the campaign against the Dorje Shugden ban since 1996. He is in fact blacklisted, ostracised and persecuted, family tides cut as he bravely spoke about ban and even attended the protests. Sadly all of his family have since cut communications with him. Geshe Lobsang Sopa-lah now lives in Vermont, USA ,serving HH Kyabje Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/learned-monk-geshe-sopa-lah-really-shares-his-experiences.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Mar 26. 2020 01:45 PM
    Ooh dear could not imagine a well known man …James Jameson heir to the whiskey empire did such a cruel act. Well he might have his reason to do but I am sure the horrific incident will haunt him foe life. He was the grandson of the man whose signature appears on the whiskey bottles. Heartfelt reading what he did, bought an 11-year-old girl for the price of six handkerchiefs and gave her to a local chief where cannibalism existed at that time in Africa. He witnessed the most horribly sickening sight of the girl being dismembered piece by pieces , cooked and eaten without a particle remained, while he sketched the whole process. This is the most horrific, shocking story I came across.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sad sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/james-jameson-disturbing.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Mar 26. 2020 01:44 PM
    Everyone of us have the freedom of thought, conscience and religion. In this modern time I would not imagine such incident of religious liberty exist. In a school of Louisiana, USA, a teacher spoke against a Asian student CC of his religious beliefs in a number of ways. CC was berated, harassed by teachers, administrators and even to that extend of receiving calls to his house. CC ‘s parents could not tolerate anymore and decided to file a lawsuit and won the case. Religious freedom, should be allow to all. Freedom of religion requires not only freeing religion from undue government regulation and interference from any one.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/so-much-ignorance.html
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Mar 25. 2020 10:57 PM
    Surprise to know our colon contain of poison due to unbalance diet of food intake. It really true, our body is often conceded toxins as a result of an unhealthy food consumed. However i think it is best to keep a food journal correctly to maintain and track our food intake.

    It is really important to eliminate waste from your body every day to maintain a good lifestyle and stay healthy. Hoping to keep the simple ingredients in mind and help many to keep their colon healthy.

    Thank you very much for the article sharing a great fact that we need to take it
    seriously to save life.
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Mar 25. 2020 04:09 PM
    A very good choice to place a Buddha statue there to bless the beings that are around that area. Many people had lost their lives during the tsunami in 2004 and I believe that area will be full of the spirits of the people that lost their lives during disaster.
    It good that Sri Lanka has since built and dedicated a Buddha statue for the deceased and to plant the seeds of enlightenment for all who visit and see it. Thank you for sharing nice article with us.


    https://bit.ly/2UC2g2K
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Mar 25. 2020 03:45 PM
    Winston Churchill was a British politician, military officer and writer who did twice served as the prime minister of Great Britain. Churchill did helped to lead a successful Allied strategy with the U.S. and Soviet Union during World War II. I did not know of his dark side till this post. Winston Churchill was in fact a clear racist and a stubborn imperialist. To many historians Churchill was seen as at the most brutal and brutish end of the British imperialist spectrum. Churchill’s imperialism was motivated only by an altruistic desire to elevate the putatively lower races. Winston thinks only of the colour of their skin. He hate Indians recording to him they are a beastly people with a beastly religion. These are another side to Churchill’s politics and career that should not be forgotten amid the endless parade of eulogies.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing of this great statesman with a darker side behind.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/not-his-finest-hour-the-dark-side-of-winston-churchill.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Mar 25. 2020 03:44 PM
    Thank you H.E. Gyara Rinpoche for spreading the Dorje Shugden practices to many thousands Tibetans in Tibet . H.E. Gyara Rinpoche an erudite scholar recently gave Dorje Shugden’s life entrustment initiation to thousands of monks and lay people in Yangting Dechen Ling Monastery. The Tibetan Leadership (CTA) has claimed that Dorje Shugden practice is a minor practice on many occasions. This is not true at all, looking at the pictures tells all. Thousands of Tibetans gathers at Yangting Dechen Ling Monastery, listening to Gyara Rinpoche’s teachings as well as the Guhyasamaja initiation clearly has proven it. He also gave commentary on Dorje Shugden’s qualities, history to strengthen the people’s faith in Dorje Shugden and explaining about the controversy.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great news and may more people have knowledge and understanding of Dorje Shugden . May the ban on it be lifted soon.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/gyara-rinpoche-gives-dorje-shugden-sogtae.html

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    This is how they are being treated every day of their lives. Please do something to stop the brutality. Listen to their cries for help!
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    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
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  • She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
    10 months ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    12 months ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    12 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    1 years ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    1 years ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    1 years ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    1 years ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    1 years ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    1 years ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    1 years ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    1 years ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
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    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    2 yearss ago
    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
    2 yearss ago
    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.
    2 yearss 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
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
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Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
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Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
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Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
3 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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