World’s Cruelest Killers

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Dear friends,

I have always been very interested in human psychology which has compelled me to read and learn more about different types of people and personalities, especially those who do not conform to normal societal conventions. One such group of people is serial killers. It is their psychology that fascinates me because I want to know, how did they become serial killers? What made normal people do such horrible things? In my research, I have found that some of these murderers experienced something horrible in life one way or another, which led them to doing wrong things to release their pressure or tension.

One general trait that serial killers share is that they are incapable of empathy, which means they lack the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. Instead, they usually enjoy seeing others in pain, which is also one of the qualities of psychopaths. Most serial killers take pleasure in torturing and murdering their victims because of the reactions they receive from their “prey”. Below are a few examples of murderers who killed for pleasure and took pride in killing.

It is extremely important to teach our children to value the correct things in life. It is the parents’ responsibility to encourage the children to develop compassion and empathy from a young age so that they do not dwell in negative behaviours and get involved in anti-social behaviours when they are older.

Anyway I hope you find this information below interesting. It is a look at some members of society who are so highly anti-social, they have murdered because of it. This article contains explicit contents, therefore viewer discretion is advised. I would like to thank Pastor Jean Ai for editing this article.

Beatrix Ooi

 


 

Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer

Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer

Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer

Name: Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer
Date of Birth: May 21, 1960 to November 28, 1994
Location: Wisconsin, U.S.
Victims: 17
Died: November 28, 1994 (aged 34)
Cause of Death: Homicide (severe head trauma; beaten to death by a fellow inmate)

Dahmer’s victims were mostly rendered unconscious before they were murdered. Some died as a result of having boiling water and or acid injected into their brain. Almost all the murders he committed involved a ceremony of posing the victims’ bodies in evocative positions, normally with the chest thrust outwards prior to dismemberment.

Dahmer further admitted that he had performed necrophilia with his victims’ bodies. According to his description of how he dismembered his victims’ body parts, he would first remove the internal organs then suspend the torso so blood would drain into his bathtub. He then continued with dicing organs he did not wish to retain and paring the flesh from the body. He then furthered pulverised and acidified the bones he wished to discard with Soilex, and bleach solutions were used in the preservation of the skeletons and skulls he wished to keep. Furthermore, he also confessed to having consumed the hearts, livers, biceps and some portions of thighs of several victims.

Dahmer was found guilty of four counts of murder on July 25, 1991 and during subsequent trials, was found guilty of further murder charges. In total, he was sentenced to 16 terms of life imprisonment. He would only live to serve three years of this. On November 28, 1994, Dahmer was attacked by his fellow inmate Christopher Scarver with a metal bar. He was found alive and was rushed to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead an hour later.

 

Edmund Emil Kemper III

Edmund Emil Kemper III

Edmund Emil Kemper III

Name: Edmund Emil Kemper III
Date of Birth: December 18, 1948
Location: California, USA
Victims: 10

Edmund Kemper, also known as “Co-ed Butcher” or the “Co-ed Killer” is a serial killer, cannibal and necrophile who is known for murdering both of his grandparents and his mother, as well as killing a few women in the early 70s. Born to an extremely abusive and alcoholic mother, Kemper had a very tough childhood during which later he murdered his grandparents at the age of only 15. He was then diagnosed as being psychotic.

After his release from the Atascadero State Hospital, he continued doing what he was doing before. He only targeted female hitchhikers during his killing spree, luring them into his vehicle and later murdering them in isolated places before bringing their corpses back home to be dismembered. Before turning himself in, he murdered his mother and one of her friends. He was then found sane and guilty at his trial. Although he requested the death penalty for his crimes, instead he received eight life sentences. Standing at 6 foot 9 inches (2.06m) tall and weighing over 114 kg, Kemper is known for his huge body build and high intelligence.

He was imprisoned on November 1973 and has been serving in prison ever since. In 2007 and 2012, Kemper was eligible for parole. During his parole hearing, he told the parole board that he was not fit to return to society and he was therefore denied parole. Kemper has also specified that he is uninterested in attending his next parole hearing in 2017.

 

Ian Brady / Ian Duncan Stewart and Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley (left) and Ian Brady/ Ian Duncan Stewart (right)

Myra Hindley (left) and Ian Brady/ Ian Duncan Stewart (right)

Name: Ian Brady/ Ian Duncan Stewart and Myra Hindley
Date of Birth: Brady (January 2, 1938) and Hindley (July 23, 1942)
Location: England
Victims: 5
Died: Hindley (November 15, 2002; aged 60)
Cause of Death: Bronchial pneumonia caused by heart disease

In what became known as “The Moors Murders”, Brady and Hindley murdered five children, but not before sexually assaulting four of them beforehand. These murders became known as “The Moors Murders” because Brady and Hindley buried most of their victims’ bodies on Saddleworth Moor.

Hindley made a few appeals against her life sentence, convinced that she would no longer be a danger to society but she was never released from prison. In 2002, she died of a heart disease at the age of 60. Brady, on the other hand, was declared criminally insane in 1985 and has been confined in Ashworth Hospital since then. He has stated clearly that he wishes never to be released and has repeatedly asked for death row.

One of their victims was 16-year-old Pauline Reade. She was lured into the van by Hindley after Hindley told her that she needed help to look for her missing glove which Reade agreed to help her look for. When they arrived at Saddleworth Moor, it was claimed that Brady took Reade onto the moor while Hindley was waiting in the vehicle. About 30 minutes later, Brady returned alone and took Hindley to the spot where Reade lay dying, her throat having been cut with a large knife, twice. One of the larger wounds was a four-inch cut across her voice box. Brady told Hindley to stay with the body while he brought a spade he had hidden to bury the body. Hindley noticed that Reade’s coat was undone and her clothes were disorganised, and guessed that Brady had sexually assaulted her.

However, Brady’s account of the same incident differed from Hindley’s. He claimed that Hindley was there at the scene and assisted him with the sexual assault on Reade.

After their crimes were discovered, the couple were arrested. Brady was arrested on October 7, 1965 and Hindley on October 11, 1965, four days after Brady was taken in. As of today, Brady remains incarcerated in Ashworth Hospital.

 

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi and Angelo Anthony Buono, Jr.

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi and Angelo Anthony Buono, Jr.

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi and Angelo Anthony Buono, Jr.

Name: Kenneth Alessio Bianchi and Angelo Anthony Buono, Jr.
Date of Birth: Bianchi (May 22, 1951) and Buono (October 5, 1934)
Location: United States
Victims: 10
Died: Buono (September 21, 2002; aged 67)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Nicknamed “The Hillside Stranglers”, this unfortunate name was based on the fact that most of their victims’ bodies were found on the slopes of the Hollywood Hills. It was revealed that the two men were cousins. They were convicted of kidnapping, torturing, raping and murdering ten females.

They started out with murdering three prostitutes who were found strangled and dumped naked on the hillsides. Later, it captured the media’s attention when the deaths of five young women who were not prostitutes were found dead. Prior to death, most of the victims were tortured, raped and strangled, and ligature marks were found on their bodies.

Up to this day, Bianchi is still serving a life sentence at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. Bueno, who was also serving a life sentence, died of a heart attack on September 21, 2002 in Calipatria State Prison.

 

Donald Henry Parrott, Jr.

Donald Henry Parrott, Jr.

Donald Henry Parrott, Jr.

Name: Donald Henry Parrott, Jr.
Date of Birth: March 13, 1933
Location: United States
Victims: 9 (convicted) and 100+ (self-proclaimed)
Died: September 6, 1991 (aged 58)
Cause of Death: Death by electric chair

Donald Henry Parrott, Jr. or Donald Henry “Pee Wee” Gaskins, Jr. was born to a neglectful mother. At one years old, he drank a bottle of kerosene which caused him to have convulsions until he was three years old. He used to receive regular beatings from his various “step-fathers” which his mother did not seem to take interest in. Parrott was petite for his age, leading to his nickname “Pee Wee”. His mother had neglected him so much that the first time he learnt his given name – Donald – was when it was read out in his first court appearance. Later he was sent to reform school.

When he was there, he was repeatedly raped by his fellow inmates. After escaping from the school, getting married and voluntarily returning to complete his sentence, he was released at the age of 18 in 1951. Later he was arrested again in 1953 and charged with attempted murder after using a hammer to attack a teenage girl who he claimed had been insulting him. When he was serving his sentence in prison, he was raped again by a fellow inmate except this time he fought back and cut the throat of his attacker.

Following his release from prison, Gaskins reverted back to his old self and committed several burglaries and fencing stolen property. He was rearrested again for raping a 12 year old girl. After serving only eight years in prison, he was released again and not long after that, he tortured and murdered a hitchhiker before sinking her body in a swamp. He has admitted that he killed solely for pleasure and his victims were both male and female. He would torture and dismember his victims’ bodies while attempting to keep them alive for as long as possible. He confessed to killing these victims with multiple methods, including dismemberment of the bodies, stabbing, suffocation and even claimed to have cannibalised some of them. He later confessed that he had killed 80-90 people although it’s not been confirmed.

Gaskins was charged with eight counts of murder on May 24, 1976. He pled guilty and was sentenced to death. On September 6, 1991 he was executed. He was the fourth person to die in the electric chair after the death penalty was reinstated in South Carolina in 1977. Hours before he was escorted to the electric chair, Gaskins tried to commit suicide by slitting his wrists with a razor blade which he had swallowed the previous week then coughed up.

 

Sources:

  • http://list25.com/25-most-evil-serial-killers-of-the-20th-century/
  • www.wikipedia.org

 

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  1. Lin Mun on Aug 26, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    While reading this article I tried to imagine the pain and scare that the victims have gone through. It is unimaginable, the amount of torturing during that period. The worst reason is that the killer did it for pleasure. I couldn’t understand why will it bring pleasure when all their actions are amounting to pain and suffering to the victims . While some could be due their previous experience and hence expressing it out by doing the same to others, it is indeed a very scary mindset. Just how sick out mind can be. I hope dharma can reach out to all so everyone can have the right mind and prevent all the killing, abuse, torturing, rape and all the negative intentions towards others. Thank you Beatrix for sharing this article.

  2. Wan Wai Meng on Dec 14, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    I do hope these beings who have hurt others, can find a way to realize what they did not have any benefit to it whatsoever.

    May they have peace and not desire to hurt and harm others, for their pleasure or to fulfill their wants and desires.

  3. Candice Loke on Oct 31, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    It was an interesting yet heavy read for me!

    I was visualising the scenes how victims were tortured and suffered before their last breather – and thinking how could one be possibly enjoy such scenes where victims were crying for help and begging hysterically for their lives? And i wonder what was on their mind at the point of committing crimes – were they merely find victims’ pain as pleasure or that the murderers were trying to prove something to someone at some point? Either way, building your own happiness based on others’ suffering is impermissible.
    Our mind is truly a very powerful weapon – we need to cultivate it right, instil with the correct values – in that case when outer environment has changed to a least favourable situation for us, with the correct values and mindset, one will strive for success even in the most unfavourable situation, just like how our precious guru Tsem Rinpoche has strived despite all the unimaginable hardships He had to go through during his childhood and teenage! I’m truly grateful to have at least a sound mind and merits to even listen and learn Dharma from such qualified teacher!
    Thank you Beatrix for producing this article, may we all never be separated from a qualified teacher and Lord Manushri! _/\_

  4. Justin Cheah on Oct 27, 2016 at 10:51 pm

    I tend to relate this group of people to be kind of distorted really. Distorted in the sense the way they were brought up, the way they experienced life, the way they perceived things in life.

    I believe most of them must have been through a lot especially during their childhood which led to the “end product” of deadly killing machines. My feelings towards them will be “pity” for what they have to go through, current life and lifetimes to come bcos it is going to be worse.

    Thank you for highlighting this issue Beatrix. This is one issue which warrants indepth studies to find ways to help them. This reminds me of the famous villan Joker as in Batman’s nemesis. Fiction as it is but these highlighted cases certainly resembles to what Joker does.

    This also highlights just how much religion can play a part into one’s life and especially in their early age. We see many are turning to violence venge their anger and we can argue if serial killers actually turned to this sinful actions due to that.

  5. shelly tai on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Thank you Beatrix Ooi for sharing this write up with us. As I reading this article if you really analysis all these serial killer that are mostly born in a very abusive family , you might said is their karma why they have to be born in such a situation but is kind of sad because most of these killer they are highly intelligent how good if they can use all this gifted intelligence to do something beneficial for the society . As for all these killer they mentally suffer a lot as they died they not only suffer during their this life they will continue to suffer for their next rebirth and next next rebirth is really no end, hence we need the Dharma to help us to overcome all these negative imprint that we have in order for us to reduce all out mental and physical suffering .

  6. TekLee on Oct 16, 2016 at 2:44 am

    Thank you Beatrix for sharing this. Actually I am quite interested in the serial murder cases and stories, like Sweeney Todd, Jack the Ripper, Robert Maudsley… actually i feel sad and pity for them instead. Most of them came from difficult childhood, meaning that, something in their life change their perception and some even cause them to be insane. I’m interested, when they were doing it (killing the victims), is their mind clear? Or maybe influence by drugs? From the Dharma point of view, can we say that, actually they didn’t wish to be like that? Is it because of their karma? And those people who they killed, are because of karma, and they’re meant to be killed by this particular person?
    That’s why I feel sad for them rather than feel sad for the victims. Of course, I feel sad for the victim also lah, cause, can you imagine, what kind of torture they went through before the killer ended their life. But overall, I feel sad for both party, if it is because of both party karma and this happen, it is really saddening. Cause I am thinking, when is this going to end? 🙁 This life Donald Henry Parrott Jr killed 109 people, next life he need to face this 109 people coming back to him. If his karma not purified, or manifest, another life he will go after the 109 people again and again and again…… never ending. Really hope that sentient beings be benefited by Dharma, understand and look through this, stop the karma from continue on. So that there’s no hatreds in the world, no anger, no jealousy, no revenge, no killing and no other negative feelings. All love.
    Thanks again Beatrix for the sharing. It is really interesting. _/\_

  7. Karenc. on Oct 13, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    I felt heavy while reading this… the methods of these serial killers used to end someone’s life are beyond abusive. The killer’s blunted emotion and inability to feel guilt and remorse are the traits of a psychopath. Actually what causes psychopathy? Bad parenting, abusive or traumatic childhood/adulthood could be one of the reasons and i do think that there are more than these external causes. Studies suggest that psychopathy is 60% heritable, meaning this trait is born with them..

    I guess, linking the genetic point of view with a dharma point of view, killers have very negative karma that they were reborn in such a way they have to repeat such actions they did in their previous lives? In other words, the habituation of killing is so strong that they couldn’t exhaust this negative karma with virtuous actions but enforcing this habituation due to the lack of merits? To be able to collect merits, first we also must have the merits to be able to meet the Dharma and a Guru to guide us.

    Thanks Beatrix for sharing this article.

  8. CindyH on Oct 12, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Throughout time and even to date, people have been trying to answer the million-dollar question of “what makes a serial killer tick?” Essentially, what exactly goes on in the mind of a person who finds calm even high satisfaction in sadistic murder?

    There are even different categorisations of serial killers developed over the years for ease of reference. From the visionary killers who suffer psychotic breaks and hear voices compelling them to kill (some have even claim “God made them do it”); to mission-oriented killers who deludedly claim that they are obligated to kill as it’s their duty to rid the world of a certain population; to the hedonistic killers who form the majority of serial killers. Likely due to the vast numbers, this third category is further broken down into three subcategories: comfort killers, lust killers, and thrill killers.

    Comfort killers don’t necessary enjoy killing but have no qualms of doing it as means to achieve their main goals. Lust killers are driven sexually to kill. Last but not least, the thrill killers who are basically the most heinous and terrifying of all as they kill just for the fun of it. They take much pleasure in the planning the kill as well as the actual execution. This brings to mind the Zodiac Killer who chillingly wrote “I like killing people because it is so much fun” to the police.

    Yet after numerous interviews with staggering numbers of various serial killers, their families and loved ones, many DNA researches with such killers’ genes (including sticking slabs of their brains under microscope slides), we are nowhere near scientifically concluding on the real cause.

    Many theories are branded about but none as lasting and prominent as childhood abuse or a traumatic past. However, for every serial killer who says they have been tortured or abuse as a child, there are many who had terrible childhoods but didn’t resort to murder. Some even turn such traumatic experience into a beautiful motivation to benefit others. What is being challenged is not the fact that such killers were abused but rather whether such abuse can be a valid excuse for their actions. Such “abuse excuse,” can be dangerous because it takes the responsibility away from the individual and even bordering an argument for self-defense.

    In this sense, the Buddha’s teachings particularly on karma and imprints provide a clearer picture of things. It is nothing personal against such killers to say they had been born into such difficult and harsh environment due to their karma created in their previous lives. The inability to see the gravity of real situation and stop or prevent their innate imprints to take over again in actuality give rise to the perpetuity of such heinous acts which brings them more and more sufferings. It is indeed scary that any reinforcement of negative karma will create cause for it to repeat itself over and over again with compounded impact. The silver lining is that Buddha has also compassionately gave us the means to liberate ourselves ultimately from the shackles of samsara. As such, it behooves us to always be guided by Dharma and to accordingly apply it.

  9. Paul Yap on Oct 11, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    i think most of these serial killers are insane, and has a very traumatic childhood life. Most likely they were heavily beaten, tortured when growing up. With that constant abused and nightmare, i believe they have developed lots of hatred and anger. I can see from this article that killing becomes their method of taking revenge and releasing their anger. Its unfortunate that in their society, they don’t know any dharma knowledge. If they were taught differently, or at least exposed to dharma knowledge when they were young, know where to find help, growing up will be much more different and easier for these people.

  10. Sofi on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:23 am

    Thank you Beatrix for this interesting article that raised questions of why they became what they did. Many of these serial killers professed terrible growing up time and was driven to kill either as revenge for their sufferings or they just plain enjoyed the kill. Buddhism has taught us karma and imprints. I would say that they had been born into their terrible growing up life due to karma created in their previous lives and during the traumatic events, their innate imprints arise to take over their minds again in this life. It is scary how when you look at these examples of why we should never given into creating negative karma as it will repeat itself over and over again with worse reinforcement each time it plays out. In this, we will always be mindful to keep our Guru’s precious teachings and apply it to difficult situations faced in our daily lives. Having said that, we can see how enlightened our Guru is as he too had faced such tremendous traumatic expriences in his growing up and yet had risen above these, never allowing them to blot his true nature of kindness and compassionate. In his wisdom he spreads the Dharma to help many people out of their sufferings. He has given us the way to control our lives and beyond, it is really up to us to overcome or give in to karma.

  11. Sarah Yap on Oct 11, 2016 at 3:48 am

    Thanks Beatrix for writing this article. Out of all these profiles, I found Edmund Emil Kemper III’s profile the most interesting, as it appears that he has a morale conscious but have poor self control in terms of his urges to kill. However, he found a way around it, turning himself in to the authorities and even declared himself as unfit for parole twice. The fact that a person who killed 10 people is able to get a parole… he must have behaved very very well in prison. But he would have known himself best, that perhaps if they let him go loose he would murder again.

    There are various conditions that give birth to a serial killer. If we look at various profiles, we will see serial killers come from all walks of life, and with variable background and upbringing. Not all serial killers experienced bad parenting, but of course it’s easier to turn into a ‘bad apple’ without proper guidance, and even if they don’t turn out as murderers, they have a higher chance of growing into a difficult adulthood or involved in vices.

    But the world is so screwed up, I’d be surprised that there are no one in this world that have gone wrong. Take for example, a soldier at war easily would have killed more than any of these serial killers, and yet be celebrated for bravery. I know some people would have a long debate with me regarding this as the so called motivation is ‘different’, but the action and result would be the same… to think about it, to plan, to execute the action and rejoice for pacifying the ‘enemy’. It’s a sad world we live in 🙁

  12. Stella Cheang on Oct 10, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    Different people react to traumatized childhood different. For these serial killers, I reckon for the traumatizing experience trigger the deep murderer and violent imprint in them. Coupled with the environment that was helpless in nurturing morale values and bringing out their empathy and kindness nature, these people turned to harming another person(s), and see it as a cogent expression of their inner desolation. What is disturbing is the degree of brutality and violence exerted on the victims whether they were dead or alive that reflects how severely they have no control over their action and mind. Thank you Beatrix for this article.

  13. Samfoonheei on Oct 10, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    All these serial killers do have one or two things in common .Many reasons which could lead them to become a killer They might have experienced traumatic events during childhood time they either been abused very badly so much so just feel like doing something different,How the killers been brought up also affect them too. ..They just do not any feeling for others …no compassion at all which lead them to killing others,They killed,tortured, raped and strangled, their victims for pleasure,i do feel sorry and sad for those victims.Its very important to teach our children to value the correct things in life. As a parent we should encourage our children to develop compassion from a young age.
    Thank you Beatrix Ooi for sharing this article.

  14. Sharon Ong on Oct 9, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    It is interesting to read how the minds of killers work. While I am no expert in the field of psychology, reading about the gruesome work of these killers, I noticed that one of the things that all of them have in common besides the lack of empathy is that they do not have any of compassion. They are similar to butchers who carry out the acts of killing without any feeling that there is anything wrong with what they are doing.

    Thank you for this interesting read.

  15. Echeah on Oct 8, 2016 at 10:28 pm

    Wow, great material for a Hollywood blockbuster.

    In my opinion, the traumatic or abusive childhood cannot entirely be blamed for turning them into psychopaths or serial killers. Their bad past experiences were most likely the trigger factors for some innate negative imprints from their previous lives to manifest.

    While most are likely to condemn the criminal and pity the victim, both are in fact victims and both have their negative karmas violently ripening up, i.e. to kill or be killed are but 2 sides of the same coin.

    It is interesting to note that in some of the cases, the criminals even choose to refuse parole, acknowledging themselves to be unfit to return to society or even turn the knife on themselves. They seem to know their own actions had been despicable.

  16. Pastor KH Ng on Oct 8, 2016 at 4:06 pm

    It seems that serial killers are both born and nurtured. It is the combination of these 2 factors that make a serial killer. The same with sexual preference and many diseases. Geneticist usually study these using hundreds if not thousands of pairs of twin, both identical and fraternal; family trees, environment factors and demographical data to arrive at this conclusion.
    Interestingly, the law of cause of effect is also similar, as according to the law of cause and effect, we have throwing karma and habituated karma (encompassing but not only manifesting via genetics), environmental karma (nurture factor) and effect similar to cause (serial killers being killed like in the case of Dahmer).

  17. Pastor David Lai on Oct 8, 2016 at 4:21 am

    In your introduction, you seem to suggest that serial killers were nurtured by traumatic childhood or a certain experience. I don’t quite agree because there are thousands who experience the trauma but do not resort to such sadistic torture and murder of their victims.

    Some of these killers don’t really have much of a traumatic past but one thing they all have in common is the lack of empathy for another person’s suffering. They seemed to be wired differently and I think that the personal trauma just brought it out to the foreground. Hence, many of these killers of one or several forms of psychosis.

    Unfortunately, there is no treatment or cure for these people. Their imprint for killing is that strong that it somehow compels these people to commit horrible acts. Each each act, embolden them to commit even worser, more ghastly acts. Actually, psychiatrist had already determined that those who kill and torture the neighborhood stray dogs and cats are always those that would graduate to committing the same acts on people.

  18. Datuk May on Oct 6, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    The question that comes to my mind is “are serial killers nurtured or insane?” I also wondered if they were helped earlier with their experiences of such extreme trauma could they be helped, so that there are no such sad consequences of the uncontrolled mind.

    Is it their karma? What could have been such that they create even more negativities when given the chance of the precious human life?

    Serial killers are still around and mass killings are still current events, may the Buddhas have mercy on them and their victims.

  19. Mingwen on Oct 6, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    Interesting post!

    On Earth, there are serial killers who are located on different spots with different preferences. Etc, randomly picked victims, specific characteristics of the victims, kill for fun(pleasure), for purpose, methods of killing and more.

    What’s make them kill? There are various factors which could lead an individual to become a murderer or a person who tend to harm. Etc., parenting style of the caretakers of the murderer, experienced traumatic events, and more.

    Oh, generally, almost every human beings on Earth are serial killer! We slaughter chickens, cows, goats, pigs, dogs, cats, rats, snakes and I will not name them all, for meats, for their fur, feathers, skins and more to fulfil what make us a “HAPPY” person.

    Are we acting a little bit selfish? Let’s think.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 23. 2021 04:55 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche, for this important knowledge what to look for signs that our doggie in pain. By knowing what to do and look out for, it will certainly help owners to detect the situation. When we spend time with them we could understand them better when they are in pain. Since they are not able to tell us we have the responsibility to take care of them. Pain can be difficult to detect in older dogs. Doggie in pain tend to be more vocal, it’s not always easy to spot immediately. They will only express in a number of ways such as whining, whimpering, growling, and so forth. It is important for dog owners to recognize subtle signs of pain in their dog. Hence reading this post have help me to observe my doggie better.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/7-signs-your-dog-is-in-pain-and-trying-to-hide-it.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 23. 2021 04:53 PM
    Inspiring post of a soldier turned Buddhist monk living in remote raw Ural mountains of Russia . With little and much hardship , they never give up feeling happy with their struggles. They managed to build a spiritual community up in the remote mountains. Led by Mikhail Sannikov, now known as Lama Dokshit, a veteran of the USSR’s Afghanistan war . He established a monastery on an isolated mountaintop named Shad Tchup Ling, meaning “place of practice and realisation. The monastery is visited by thousands yearly by tourist and locals.
    But sadly this monastery was built on private lands own by a metallurgical mining company . Since 2016, it has been desired to demolish the Buddhist Shedrub Ling temple on Mount Kachkanar. The Buddhist community have tried many times to legalize the structures. The mining and others have claimed rights to the land. The Buddhist community was asked to leave then. The latest update dated second February 2021 is that the monastery will be under the security of the mining company where the Urals Buddhists are allowed back to the mountain only certain days of the week. May this inspiring monastery up in the mountains continue to flourish and may the mining company not demolished it .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.
    READ MORE AT…for the latest news
    https://www2.stetson.edu/religious-news/210202a.html

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/buddhist-monks-far-off-in-the-russian-mountains.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 21. 2021 04:13 PM
    Reading this post reminds me of my first pilgrimage trip to Wu Tai San . Went with my Kecharians brothers and sisters few years back. Great memories indeed, we are so fortunate given the opportunity to visit such holy site of Lord Manjushri and more it’s a pilgrimage.
    Mount Wutai is a sacred mountain, one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Chinese Buddhism. Mount Wutai, known as ‘the five terrace mountain’, is the highest in Northern China believed to be the earthly abodes of Lord Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom. Great ….Each peak is inhabited by a different form of Manjushri. Its five main peaks, positioned east, south, west, north, and in the middle, embrace one another with broad and plain . From the 1st century AD to the early 20th century many temples have been built on the steep slopes . Besides the religious aspect, the beauty of rising and falling ridges of mountains, exotic rocks, are really amazing. The beautiful scenery there is a masterpiece of exquisite acts of nature, predominantly visible over the five main peaks. What really important is that Mount Wutai have a connection and vast history with many Tibetan lamas. From Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen to China’s most benevolent rulers, Emperor Kangxi .
    Looking through those beautiful pictures tell us all.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Karen for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/pilgrimage-to-mount-wutai.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 21. 2021 04:10 PM
    Ullambana is a Buddhist festival celebrated on the 15th day of the 7th lunar month according to the Buddhist calendar. It is a festival of liberation, as to provide salvation and relief to the ghosts and spirits of the dead. The Buddhist origins of the Ullambana Festival can be traced back to a story that originally came from India. By observing the practice of Ullambana we could liberate the deceased from the three suffering realms and allow the living to enjoy a life of abundance, good fortune and longevity. During this festival, offerings such as light, foods, prayers are made to the spirits of the dead and to the hungry ghosts. On this day, Buddhists offer prayers both to their departed forefathers and to their living parents and elders.
    Great …at Kechara Forest Retreat , Bentong, two powerful and extensive pujas will be performed according to the tradition of Gaden Monastery. We are fortunate this year even though we are not able to attend at KFR , these pujas will be streamed live. The two powerful and extensive pujas is to remove obstacles and generate even more merits.
    Thank you Rinpoche ,Sharon Ong and those who are involved making it possible.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/celebrating-ullambana-the-original-hungry-ghost-festival.html

  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 19. 2021 03:16 PM
    Sad to see those homeless people and now with the pandemic , it is even more . Thousands of homeless people were housed in temporary shelters during Malaysia’s COVID-19 lockdown . We have to face and accept them they exist every where. Its true that the homeless and the people living on the streets, and many off them much as the thought might create discomfort and uneasiness among many of us. Occasionally, we might come across one sleeping on the pavement, smelly, begging, sitting on pavements with a vacant look in their eyes, walking with a sack and on the lookout for foods. Many have returned to the streets and are now living hand-to-mouth….
    H. E Tsem Rinpoche knows how it is to be homeless as he had experienced homelessness while teenager back in US. Tsem Rinpoche then set up Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) to distribute warmed foods from 15 packets to thousands . With many volunteers helping up during the distribution in downtown Kuala Lumpur . Not only serves foods , giving free hair cuts and KSK’s volunteer doctors provide free medical check ups, wound dressings. These are some of the services provided. KSK team has done a wonderful jobs. The homeless deserves a much more caring society. Thanks to KSK team and volunteers , keep it up.
    Thank you Rinpoche and and Pastor Henry for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-soup-kitchen-ksk/homelessness-in-malaysia.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 19. 2021 03:13 PM
    Colorado, a western U.S. state, has a diverse landscape of arid desert, river canyons and snow-covered Rocky Mountains . Noted for its vivid landscape of mountains, forests, high plains, and so forth . Beautiful place that piques the imagination and inspires the soul with its dramatic landscape and natural beauty . Well it said to be nothing less than stunning, with a diversity that has attracted thousand locals and tourist. An unbeatable destination with natural beauty will truly offers u for everyone.
    I have not been to Colorado or any US states before but reading this post I can imagine the beauty of this place. A perfect environment for me is somewhere quiet far away from a busy place.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/top-25-mountain-towns-in-colorado.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 19. 2021 03:11 PM
    The sacred and magnificent Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, Yunnan,at 5596 meters high is a famous snow mountain in China. It a tourist place for sightseeing, climbing, hiking, as it is covered by snow all year round. Having two new dharma centre in Yunnan province built has proven the growth of Dorje Shugden’s practice around the world. The first is a Dorje Shugden stupa in the Jade Dragon (Yulong) Snow Mountain area . The second is the rebuilding of Chosang Temple in Shangri-la. Looking at those pictures is a blessing , these temples at the snow- capped mountains will definitely benefits many and many more to come. I have been to Yunnan the famous snow mountains but not been to these 2 temples as mentioned in this post. It was a very nice challenging to go up the Jade Dragon Snow mountain. I did enjoyed a nice and mysterious view anyways. Loved to visit Yunnan again if given a chance.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/two-holy-places-in-yunnan-china.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jul 17. 2021 04:00 PM
    Amazing………talented Korean artist painter An Jung-hwan creates realistic paintings that look like portals into vivid landscapes. His painstakingly meticulous technique simply amazing as perfect as a photograph . Each nature scene is so enticing in its clarity, he spends numerous weeks and countless hours working on a single painting. His stunning landscape paintings have been exhibited throughout Korea and Asia. He did held several solo exhibitions in Korea. Looking at those paintings in this post tells all…..so realistic. It could not see the difference whether its real or just paintings. Loves all his paintings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a GREAT artist.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/amazing-artist.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jul 17. 2021 03:58 PM
    Unsung Hero of a Kenyan famer Patrick Mwalua who goes all the way out to save wild animals after witnessing a thirsty buffalo sniffing at an empty water hole during the drought. Since then he decided that he use his evenings to bring water to the animals to prevent them from going into the villages in search of water. The Kenyan hero have been supplying drinking water to animals. Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua known to many as the Waterman of Tsavo. He gained admiration over his passion to save the ecosystem by supplying clean drinking water at the Tsavo West National Park when the country was reeling from a prolonged dry spell. He found a cause that is more meaningful , giving new meaning to nature conservation. Inspiring indeed what he did is truly amazing travelling miles just to bring water to wild animals. Wish there were more like people Mwalua doing a good job saving animals.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/he-is-super-compassionate.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 16. 2021 03:59 PM
    Tunnels are echoey, dark and often damp are where the perfect places for ghostly encounters. That’s why so many tunnels are said to be haunted. They’re more than a little creepy as they are mostly abandoned railway tunnel with histories as former dwellings, burial grounds and so forth.
    Interesting to know all about those most haunted rather creepy tunnels across the globe. Wow ….it never come across me that there so many of them . Reading through these post and seeing those creepy pictures tells all some still continue to echo today. The legend behind this haunting of each tunnel really will scare people away yet many tunnel still carries trains today. Many reports said that strange lights, ghostly appearances and, most often, groans of agony.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting read.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/creepy-tunnels-2.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 16. 2021 03:56 PM
    Tsunmo Tsel Monastery was once a summer residence for Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo and Princess Wencheng. Tsunmo Tsel is a Gelup monastery that was founded by Duldzin Drakpa Gyeltsen in 1420 in central Tibet. Interesting history of this Gelup monastery , located in Tsunmo Tsel village, Tibet where Dulzin Drakpa Gyaltsen’s body was placed in a stupa. It’s a beautiful Stupa and so blessed able to see it during my trip back in 2019. It seems that during renovations when his body was removed from the stupa, a fragrant scent permeated through the entire place. Well its a sign of his pure moral discipline being a close disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa. He was well-known for holding his vows . Interest read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/historic-tsunmo-tsel-monastery-with-the-body-of-duldzin-drakpa-gyaltsen.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 16. 2021 03:54 PM
    Interesting read of this Xiangshui (Perfume) Nunnery with an interesting legend behind it. All about a wealthy Han family having a daughter named Qiaoyun. She was considered to be as the emanation of Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy . As a young age, Qiaoyun was already inclined towards Buddhism, refusing arranged marriage as her interest is in Buddhism. Her life story tells all how she managed to save many lives in the village even before she was ordained a nun. Great explanation of the significance of fragrant scent in Buddhism and sharing of the 33 manifestations of Guan Yin . Loved those pictures of Quan Yin , beautiful indeed and seeing it is a blessing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/xiangshui-perfume-nunnery-%e9%be%99%e5%8f%a3%e5%8d%97%e5%b1%b1%e9%a6%99%e6%b0%b4%e5%ba%b5.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 15. 2021 04:20 PM
    Yes this 12-year-old Mongolian boy name Uudam is really amazing . He sang beautifully in his song ‘Mother in the dream’ in the China got talent contest. He rendered the song full of emotion and delivered it deep from his heart, looking at his expression. His singing touched every audience and the judges as well . Even though not many people understand the lyrics in Mongolian yet his singing voice simply amazing and emotion . Such a great song indeed. All I could say he is truly talented .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-mongolian-boy-sings-about-his-mother-in-heaven.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 15. 2021 04:19 PM
    Shocking reading this again as it happened in Malaysia . At the Petknode Cat Boarding center or pet’s hotel in Damansara Damai and Sungai Buloh had been allegedly abandoned and starved 200 cats and a dog . Anxious pet owners and animal lovers came to the rescue. Over 100 cats and a dog were rescued from the Damansara Damai location ,while another 100 cats at Sungai Buloh. 300 starved and 13 died- Many outraged Malaysians including celebrities , social media Facebook groups expressed their anger over it. Hopefully stern punishment should enforced on those who abused animals. Animals should be given a chance to live, love by all, they are one of us . Teaching kids early to love ,care for animals should be taught in schools.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/300-starved-and-13-died-petknode.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 14. 2021 04:22 PM
    Great teachings from this post to practice the Dharma well . We have to practice the preliminaries well before going further and deeper. The purpose of the preliminaries practice is to purify negative karma and accumulate merit . Once the teachings become realisation, and we prepare the mind for advance practices. Reading this will help us to realise the importance of learning dharma, transforming our mind and putting into practice. We should not of the importance of human rebirth and impermanence and all about at the time of death.
    Preliminary practice is Dharma practice. I have still plenty to learn from this knowledgeable post. Reading this over and over again to understand better.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great teachings.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/preliminary-practice.html

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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

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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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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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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
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
2 yearss ago
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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2 yearss ago
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
2 yearss ago
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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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
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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
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
2 months ago
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
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Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 months ago
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
8 months ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
8 months ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
9 months ago
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
10 months ago
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
11 months ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
11 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
11 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
1 years ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 years ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
1 years ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
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.
1 years ago
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
1 years ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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