Tina Turner the powerful Buddhist

Oct 10, 2011 | Views: 10,153

My friends,

Years ago I was at home (early 80’s) in New Jersey flipping through the channels on the TV and came across Saturday Night Live (a big big show back then). I didn’t really appreciate the show, but watched it out of boredom. It was years later when I got older I realized what a talented show that was. Anyways, that night this powerful black or whatever lady came on with spiky long loud blonde hair singing ‘Hot Legs’… and I was taken aback. I stared at her. I didn’t know if she was Black, Mexican, mixed parentage or what. I mean all those races are beautiful, but she was so outstanding, electrifying and exotic. I couldn’t pin who she was and never heard of her… I stared. And that was the first time I came across Tina Turner. I didn’t get into her music then as I was too young to appreciate it. A decade and half later I saw a movie on her life story “What’s Love Got to Do With It” starring Angela Bassett and I WAS MOVED. Tina’s talent, strength, fortitude, hardwork, efforts and sheer spirituality took me by surprise. I became her instant fan and listened to her electrifying voice. Shocked at the uniqueness of her voice and her tornado-like presence on stage I realized she was a person of great strength that inspires me. (Angela Bassett did a powerful job in acting out Tina Turner. Not easy to act the role of Tina! Kudos to Ms Bassett.)

I have blogged here a few of her incredible journey of spirituality and performance. PLEASE WATCH THEM ALL AND BE INSPIRED, AWED AND MOVED. It will tell you who she is and how we can relate to her.

She’s is one of my favorite people and I want to share people like this with you so you can know what we can achieve if we don’t give up no matter how hard things get.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Tina Turner on Larry King

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/TinaTurnerWithBuddhistChantingTraining.mp4

 

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/TinaTurnerInterview.mp4

Larry King is a great interviewer. He is not afraid and really can ask sensitive questions. I love Tina here very open, fun, direct and when Larry ‘jokes’ about her spirituality, the powerful Tina says “don’t”… and Larry obeys… hehe. Larry and Tina are both great.

 

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/tina001.mp4

See this video of Tina Turner in her private shrine in her home in Switzerland where she lived for decades. Her shrine is sooo beautiful and Tina radiates acceptance, success and strength. Powerful.

 

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/tina002.mp4

Tina is chanting one of the mantras/prayers here for all of us that got her through all the difficult times in her life.

 

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/tina003.mp4

Tina Turner recorded a spiritual chanting album with Regula Curti and a Tibetan Dechen Shak-Dagsay

 

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/JamesBond_GoldenEyeMusicVideo_TinaTurner_Drumble007.mp4

See Ms Tina Turner in her Music video and how powerful she is…what a great performing artist of Mega star status….She is a star and yet very spiritual and grounded.

 

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Tina_Turner_Goldeneye_Live_2009.mp4

OH MY GOODNESS… see Tina here performing at 70!!! She is 70 and look at her… She is so good… so powerful. She reminds of me of the Buddhist Female Buddha Sindongma or Vajra Yogini.

Please leave me comments and tell me what you think of Tina, her spiritual journey and her enormous talent. She is one person I would love to meet and offer a Buddha statue to as a special gift from the Tibetan Tradition.

 

Tina Turner’s short bio

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American singer and actress whose career has spanned more than 50 years. She has won numerous awards and her achievements in the rock music genre has led many to call her the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”. Turner started out her music career with husband Ike Turner as a member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Success followed with a string of hits including “River Deep, Mountain High” and the 1971 hit “Proud Mary”. With the publication of her autobiography I, Tina (1986), Turner revealed severe instances of spousal abuse against her by Ike Turner prior to their 1976 split and subsequent 1978 divorce. After virtually disappearing from the music scene for several years following her divorce from Ike Turner, she rebuilt her career, launching a string of hits beginning in 1983 with the single “Let’s Stay Together” and the 1984 release of her fifth solo album Private Dancer.

Her musical career led to film roles, beginning with a prominent role as The Acid Queen in the 1975 film Tommy, and an appearance in Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. She starred opposite Mel Gibson as Aunty Entity in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome for which she received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, and her version of the film’s theme, “We Don’t Need Another Hero”, was a hit single. She appeared in the 1993 film Last Action Hero.

One of the world’s most popular entertainers, Turner has been called the most successful female rock artist and was named “one of the greatest singers of all time” by Rolling Stone. Her combined album and single sales total approximately 180 million copies worldwide. She has sold more concert tickets than any other solo music performer in history. She is known for her energetic stage presence, powerful vocals, career longevity, and widespread appeal. In 2008, Turner left semi-retirement to embark on her Tina!: 50th Anniversary Tour. Turner’s tour became one of the highest selling ticketed shows of 2008–2009. Turner was born a Christian, but converted to Buddhism and credits the spiritual chants with giving her the strength that she needed to get through the rough times. Rolling Stone ranked her at 63 on their 100 greatest artists of all time and considers her the “Queen of Rock and Roll”.

Source: Wikipedia

 

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  1. Jacinta Goh on May 25, 2023 at 9:11 pm

    Rinpoche, I just read the news about Tina Turner, one of the greatest rock’n ’roll singers of all time, a powerful vocalist, an iconic & a legendary singer has died in Switzerland at the age of 83 (May 24th 2023). I hope she will have good rebirth….

    Thank you Rinpoche for introducing her in Your blog. When I saw the sad news, I immediately think about this article.

    In remembrance – Tina Turner, the powerful Buddhist.

  2. Samfoonheei on Jan 16, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    Tina Turner one of the most energetic and vocally-magnificent artists . Born Christian had sought solace in reciting Buddhist mantra that changed her life. An ancient and mystical Buddhist chant to connect to a higher power beyond her human understanding that has changed her and lifting the load of the pressure off in her life . Incredible… She is so powerful and a deeply spiritual woman ,inspiring bringing millions of people across the world of her mantras and Buddhist teachings in music. I do enjoyed listening to her powerful voice and chanting.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  3. Choong on Aug 30, 2016 at 11:59 pm

    I’d vote for Sindongma Rinpoche. I can imagine her as Sindongma, wildly powerful yet controlled and precise in her actions (singing).

  4. Vinnie Tan on Oct 23, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    Tina Turner is indeed amazing. She reminds me a little bit of Magadha Zangmo, where she helps to spread Buddhism in her own ways to people around her. From her being openly talking about her religion and being so proud of it, it already inspire more people to be like her despite things that people may say.

    Tina Turner is indeed a Queen. Not just a Queen of rock that simple. Her actions and courage is what inspires people . Even though she is not a sangha member, it doesn’t mean anything. As a lay practitioner sharing and spreading what she love in her means. It truly shows the aspect of focusing out in Buddhist teachings.

    She is firm in her believes and allows no one to make fun of it. With her being so firm in things that she do, also shows people that Buddhism is not something to be taken lightly of, and definitely not a joke that people can make fun of it.

    In her interviews she demonstrates how she does her chants, it is soothing. It reminds me of how prayers are being done in monasteries that means peacefulness and calmness. Relaxing the minds of people to change and inspire us.

    Through her example, it shows that karma does exist. And when we believe and surrender ourselves, that is when we see changes within ourselves and around us.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this short but indeed powerful article with us. It does inspire me to be more like Tina Turner, a modern day Magadha Zangmo. Spreading and bringing Buddhism to people that really need it, but do not know so till they are in contact with it.

  5. Sadi on Feb 20, 2015 at 6:10 am

    What a charismatic and powerful woman Tina is! I watched the clips of her interview and one can’t see traces of bitterness in her from her awful relationship with her ex. Her buddhist practice must have helped her heal. Anyway i found the link to the movie that is mentioned in Rinpoche’s post. I’ll watch in over the weekend and give feedback on what I learnt. Her singing style reminds me of modern say singers like Adele who is a stunnign singer and well versed in her craft. Kudos to this brave lady.

  6. Kaydriea on Sep 18, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    I admire Tina Turner. I wish very much that I had her strength. I’m going thru something similar to what she went thru with my boyfriend and I swear no matter where I look I can’t find the strength or courage to leave and stay away. So many days I just want to give up, every time I find the strength to stand he knocks me back down. I’ve tried meditating but I’m just so tired and beaten by life I feel as if it doesn’t work. It’s a struggle to want to live, to put on a facade at work and have my family and friends worry so much about me. To not want to care, or love, or feel, or think, or be anything or anywhere. To want to fall asleep and never wake up. Because of her I will keep trying to fall into meditation and pray that it works for me. I was born Baptist but I feel God has forgotten about me or maybe he’s disappointed in me too and figured I would figure it out one day. Or maybe there is no God and we just have to suffer until we figure out how not to anymore. How do you not suffer in life? How do you not feel pain?

  7. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on Jul 23, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Wow, amazing stunning altar of Tina Turner… Rejoice!!!

    She is so dedicated in Buddhism, hopefully through her sharing many of others may connect to holy Dharma hence more and more peoples may get 3 jewels blessing to have a real Peace environment…

  8. Michael Moewes on Jul 19, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    Tina is an outstanding, wonderfull, warmhearted woman.
    Actually I can’t find the right words right now to describe her.
    She’s overwhelmingly kind.

  9. Sharon Ong on Jul 19, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    I like her version of Om Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu very much. Her signature rocker edginess added extra character to this chanting. Thank you with folded hands for sharing her extraordinary story, Rinpoche.

    Just to share the mantra Tina was chanting in this vid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XP-f7wPM0A

    Sarveśām Svastir Bhavatu
    Sarveśām Shāntir Bhavatu
    Sarveśām Pūrnam Bhavatu
    Sarveśām Maṇgalam Bhavatu

    May there be happiness in all
    May there be peace in all
    May there be completeness in all
    May there be success in all

  10. Lucy Yap on Jul 19, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    This is an amazing article for an amazing woman.You are a true inspiration to me and many others who have reached this time in their lives.You will always remain the queen of rock as you are “simply the best” Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  11. Pee Bee Chong on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:51 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the wonderful sharing about Tina Turner
    I had heard about Tina Turner but never had any interests in her music and stories. After watching the videos, I have so much respect and admiration for her. The sharing about how did she stay strong when things going tough. Some of us learn and come for pujas or dharma classes only when we are “free”. We will forget about dharma when things aren’t going well to focus on our problem. Her sharing about Buddhism helped her when she was down really inspire me to have faith in Buddhism and with our Guru.

  12. Antoinette on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    We watched the film about Tina Turner’s life recently and since then I walk around with her music in my head. I heard interviews with her a few years ago and I remember her saying that after leaving Ike, she stopped completely with the music and went working as a waitress to bring up her children. I didn’t know that she was bringing up two children from Ike’s previous relationships.

    Wow what a powerful and compassionate woman! And although the abuse she suffered, physical, mental and emotional, she continued to sing her music with all her heart.

    With her finding Buddhism she felt the strength to leave this all behind and start on her own, with nothing but her name “Tina Turner”. And she worked so hard!

    With her comeback she is even more successful than before. She brings for sure a strong message to all. Find the strength in yourself. Follow your spirituality and follow your heart. You can change!

    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring movie.

  13. Pastor Chia on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:03 am

    Watching Tina Turner movie again make me think more about in real life, how many people can like Tina develop inner strange by doing Buddhist chanting, over come all the suffering and sadness.

    Tina Turner become power lady not just in her performance as the singer. She became strong because her fearlessness to facing whatever challenge at the middle age by her broken marriage start her career over again. Her determination is never too late to accomplish anything! As long as we put our heart and faith to it.

    Through Buddhism has open up Tina heart and became part of her ever since. Helping her getting through hard times and happy time. That’s what Buddhism is all about, acceptance and letting go… and never hurt.

    I like to watch movie time to time to give me more encourage to develop inner strange over come my weakness and develop positive energy to facing all the challenge at the future. one again, Thank for Rinpoche always sharing wonderful and inspiring story in his blog.

  14. Li Kheng on Apr 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The story of Tina Turner is beautiful. I saw a woman go through the pains of life as an abandoned child, a striving artist, a secularly successful celebrity and a liberated soul. Life for Ms. Turner was no bed of roses and, to me, her greatest suffering was when she was rich and famous.

    We dedicate so much of our resources to gain material wealth and, more often than not, we hear of stories telling us that the rich and powerful are actually suffering quite a lot. In fact, their suffering is deeper and greater than those who struggle to have 3 meals a day and a roof over their head because their suffering contradicts everything they were conditioned to believe in. We were taught from young that money, beauty, power and fame will bring us happiness: We see pictures of beautiful women in the magazine smiling brilliantly, we see wealthy looking men pose with confidence in advertisements, we see happy family images on TV.

    So we must become contented once we have these things. Unfortunately, after an ardent journey to accomplish all these things, we are more miserable than ever because, besides the fact that we are still unhappy, no one believes that we are miserable because we are rich, beautiful and powerful.

    Tina Turner’s courage to start all over again at 44 years old is extremely inspiring. To become “nothing” after garnering success is not easy. It challenges our ego a lot but it is also the greatest opportunity to discover our ability to always rise if we choose to and are ready to dedicate effort to do so.

    Tina Turner has used her Dharma journey to benefit others as her practice has produced tangible results. Reading real life stories like this inspires and reinforces my trust and belief in Lord Buddha’s teachings.

  15. Julia Tan on Apr 15, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this powerful story of Tina Turner. She suffered a lot in her marriage with this guy just using her as a cash cow. She was stuck because she love her family very much. When she seek for her mother’s help, her mother betrayed her. She was abused by her husband constantly and she was so lost and she suffered a lot physically and mentally. She swallowed all her bitterness and pain, hoping things will change. She’s blessed to have a friend who care for her so much and saving her life by giving her Dharma. The power of prayers and mantra is just unbelievable. She turned into another person who’s strong and having faith in Buddha. She just like Vajra Yogini. She conquered her fear and knew that there’s no turning back but get out from her husband control.

    It’s very important to have Dharma in our life. When we have faith, our mind will get stronger and fight to win back our life.

  16. Karen Chong on Mar 1, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    I love how she gently yet firmly stopped Larry from making fun of her belief – Buddhism, which has led her to a brand new life after so much tragedy happened in her life that could have destroyed her. By chanting her Sadhana openly in the show also shows her persistency and faith in Buddhism that helps her in pursuing inner peace. She knows her stuff well. She does not blindly follow what was taught to her, she is able to explain the benefit of chanting mantras and she is the practitioner. Beautiful voice she has.

    Only with such great successful people who has gone thru a lot, they will not be shy to express their true self publicly, because there are nothing to hide. It’s with these qualities, they are where they are.

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  18. Patsy on May 12, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    Tina Turner is a dynamic lady. She has gone through difficult times, abused by her husband to the extend she had to have reconstructive surgery to her nose yet it did not deter her from being a successful celebrity. Her faith as a Buddhist has made her overcome the difficulties in her life and led her to gain back self confidence, becoming a stronger and more powerful person. I am glad she found spirituality in her life during her dullest moments.

  19. tenzin llhamo on May 12, 2013 at 1:27 am

    She is such an inspiring person! All that she had to go through was really scary and sad. I cannot imagine myself going through what she went through. Buddhism have really help and benefitted many including me. And to see Tina Turner changed into such a better person and inspiring many just make me feel what I have done is so minimum. May she continue to inspire many more!

  20. ronnie freeman on May 3, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    How can I join the Organization of Nam-Myoho-Renge BUddha please let me know thank you my cell number where i may be reached at is 1-213-807-4295 i’m a R&B POP SINGER FROM DETROIT MICH, I’m so interested in Buddha chanting hope to hear from you.

  21. vasa on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:13 am

    Tina Turner certe is a great singer and she has a strength incoyable but it has long been a follower of an organization that has the Buddhist name. Soka Gakkai International-La is not it is a Buddhist sect whose goal is to create individual soldiers. A mafia organization, which until 1975 was not divorced from his political party Komeito (a party rather located at the far right). The party still exists and is still under the domination of the thought of the sect Soka Gakkai, but to avoid offending foreign followers is now separated from the pseudo-Buddhist organization. Tina Turner is separated from the radical group and kept only the monk Nichiren chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo. This chant or mantra is used by the followers of Nichiren schools in several current or as Nichiren-shu (which is a progressive and tolerant towards other streams of Buddhism that is not the case of the Soka Gakkai, which sees itself as the only true orthodox Buddhism). I said all this because I myself am a former

  22. vasa on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:03 am

    Tina Turner certe is a great singer and she has a strength incoyable but it has long been a follower of an organization that has the Buddhist name. Soka Gakkai International-La is not it is a Buddhist sect whose goal is to create individual soldiers. A mafia organization, which until 1975 was not divorced from his political party Komeito (a party rather located at the far right). The party still exists and is still under the domination of the thought of the sect Soka Gakkai, but to avoid offending foreign followers is now separated from the pseudo-Buddhist organization. Tina Turner is separated from the radical group and kept only the monk Nichiren chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo. This chant or mantra is used by the followers of Nichiren schools in several current or as Nichiren-shu (which is a progressive and tolerant towards other streams of Buddhism that is not the case of the Soka Gakkai, which sees itself as the only true orthodox Buddhism). I said all this because I myself am a former adept.

  23. sarahyap on Mar 17, 2013 at 1:31 am

    Amazing. I’ve watched this video before quite some time ago and now watching it again is still amazing.

    Such beautiful and powerful voice of a talented woman, chanting a beautiful mantra… she truly is an inspiration to all who is having a difficult time in their life but gained strength to carry on with life positively (and succeed!) through practicing the wisdom and compassion as preached by Buddha.

    I like how she openly stopped Larry King from ‘making fun’ of her belief. She did it in such a gentle but affirmative way. Just by this action, it shows us how devoted she is to her Dharma practice and at the same time she practices what was preached. I think that is the most beautiful part of the interview although her chanting is also equally nice. There are not many Buddhists that I know whom would stand up for their own belief and allow others to put them down. I do not think they are bad, but it shows that they do not have enough knowledge about their own spirituality that they have no way to protect their belief. Sad indeed…

  24. Joy on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    Her story is truly an inspiring one especially for us woman because it gives us strength to realise that we can stand on own own 2 feet no matter what. It is wonderful that she discovered Buddhism that helped her find her strength to leave her abusive husband and rise above it all to who she is today. Now she uses her celebrity status to indirectly promote Buddhism and what’s amazing is that in one of the interview with Larry King, when he made fun of her and Buddhism she shut him off by telling him not to joke about her religion. She was proud of who she is and what she is and her faith, and what’s amazing is she is so humbly dignified by it all. Another inspiring thing is that ever since she started chanting… right up till this day she continues to chant and has never broken her sadhana for one day…wow! Of course I also love her amazing beautiful altar of the huge Buddha..who says you can’t have a huge Buddha in your home?!

  25. philyong on Feb 23, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    beautiful, powerful, extraordinary!

    Tina Turner’s life story shows that despite all the hardship, we can still find calm in spirituality.

  26. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jun 28, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    I am not a big fan of Tina but I agree that she has great voice. What I feel special about her is that Tina went through hardships and yet she did not give up but to rise up again, and she does so through her reliance on spirituality.

    I love her private shrine in the picture. So simple and yet it exudes powerful serenity.

    Life is never smooth sailing. I wish that many can persevere (including myself) till we see light at the end of the tunnel.

  27. pastor on Apr 30, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    I do not have tolerance for abuse, physical or mental or any sort. It’s amazing what Tina Turner went thru for the sake of her passion in music. Despite the situation she was in, she pressed on and gave her all. Her strength is incredible. I’m so happy to know she found a way to bring peace to her mind. May may people who have found themselves in similar situation find healing and peace.

  28. SK. Chia on Feb 7, 2012 at 2:02 am

    This is a nice article, thank you for the videos posted here.

    The “Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu” is a Vedic chant which means something like “may there be auspiciousness for all, may there be peace for all, may there be happiness for all, may there be no suffering for all”.

    Tina Turner’s rendition of this chant is indeed excellent and beautiful. Another very beautiful rendition of this chant is sung by the well loved Uma Mohan. You may listen to Uma Mohan’s rendition here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BwxnFd1oGc

  29. tlorehand on Jan 10, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    I adore Tina, she an inspiration to many with her words and her strength for going threw what she had and coming out on top. I was in the same situation and I didn’t do as good as her, I pretty much folded and hide myself away. But I did find SGI and have been a member for a little over a year now and I have to say it does help with finding your inner self and understanding that it’s up to you to make things happen and not sit on the side lines expecting them to be handed to you. I wish you all the best Ms. Tina and I will chant that one day we will have the opportunity to meet. (of course that one might not happen but I can still try right?) many blessings to you. Take care and be safe.

  30. Ben on Jan 6, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    Thank your for your very nice article about Tina Turner. I am one of the webmaster of tinaturnerblog.com and did you hear about Tina’s last chanting album ‘Children Beyond?
    Here is a clip for the mantra ‘Sarvesham Svastir Bhavatu’, really gives goosebumps and a clear idea of how stong the belief of Miss Turner is deep.
    More info about the album on my blog: http://tinaturnerblog.com
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XP-f7wPM0A

  31. gurukee on Dec 20, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    All transience is conditioned, be mindful and act diligently. The purpose of life is in creating value- buddha. My teaching is to come and believe but to practice. Chant sincerely and practice earnestly to manifest your buddha nature as your life condition. Mediation to achieve Nathayut. You must not be afraid of your shadow, for light is always nearby. Look around and you will see lust, ignorance, gain, greed and desire. Although these are sins, they exist to teach us, we need to know them. Be mindful in learning to know them. The body is the slave, the mind the controller. train the consciousness to gain the light of wisdom. If an insane knew not to jump off from a high cliff, why not a sane person? Your refuge to the three treasures. every morning you rise with the buddha, and every evening you rest with the buddha. With appreciation you rise to create value and gratitude you rest to recharge to create greater value.

  32. gurukee on Dec 20, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    Practice the Lotus Sutra is all you need. Nam Myoho Renge Kyo. “Follows the Law and not me” – Nivana Sutra

  33. gurukee on Dec 20, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    She chanted Nam Myoho Renge Kyo and practice with Soka Gakkai International.

  34. Mercedes on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    a beautiful and strong lady!!

  35. wanwaimeng on Nov 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    Looking at Tina Turner in the interviews she exudes a strength and control over her life. Just feels like the practises she had done empowered her to take control over her life. And that she had found truths above life through chanting of a particular mantra. Rinpoche explained that mantras were buddha’s speech perfected over 3 great aeons so these definitely has a lot of effect on the body, speech and mind. Happy to see a Buddhist successful in both worldly and spiritual aspects!

  36. Julia Tan on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:13 am

    The Buddha mantra has it’s power. It calmed her mind and really made her think and conquer her fear. I’m sure many of us in kechara have this kind of experience by reciting mantra, especially our Lord protector mantra. If not our Monday and Tuesday Setrap puja in Kechara House won’t be packed with people. 

    I was looking for some spiritual song when I was in hong kong months ago and the shop manager introduced me Tina’s album “Beyond”. I was like, uh??? Tina Turner sing spiritual song??? Must be very interesting. I bought it and the moment I played it, I just can’t stop listening to it. 

    I heard about Tina Turner when i was very young, knew that she’s a rock star who has a very power voice and she wears very short dress. Never knew about the other side of her life which was so sad. 

    People always fear to change. Because of this fear of changing we choose to be silent, we choose to let others taking advantage on us, we even choose to give up ourselves. So much time wasted by taking all the pain.

    Life is short. No one take charge of our lives but we do. The world is endless out there. Rely on the the powerful 3 jewels and believe in ourselves, we can go beyond just like Tina Turner. 
     

  37. Shereen Siow on Oct 18, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    thank you for posting this videos! i was in awe when i hear she chants!! she’s truly gifted and an amazing person.
    i have one simple question. what does “Nam Myoho Renge Kyo” means?

    ~Shereen

  38. Lim Han Nee on Oct 14, 2011 at 4:29 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche.

    I love this post on Tina Turner. Her story truly is inspiring.

    Her story is surely a powerful illustration of how the ‘lotus of compassion’ lifts one out of the ‘mud of suffering’. She did not allow all the abuse she had suffered to drag her down. But with compassion, she was able to let go and to open up to life lived with Dharma as her road map. Thus the Dharma gave her strength to just accept all the experiences of life past as having been karmically created and she moved on to embrace her future, shaping it, creating the causes for a definitely happier and more successful future.

    Kudos to a lovely lady, a celebrity, with so much courage. With her project and her life as a showcase, she is definitely an ambassador and spokeswoman for the Dharma.

  39. .. .. .. on Oct 12, 2011 at 1:31 am

    just a little ps. although of course, I would never wish anyone, to be in the position she was in. I do love the music she made with Ike, although it was a very difficult part of her life.

  40. .. .. .. on Oct 12, 2011 at 1:27 am

    I really do love Tina Turner

    It’s lovely to hear her speak about her spiritual beliefs, and how it helped her through difficult times. .

    she does radiate somthing, which can’t quite put my finger on, earthy presence & stability perhaps.

    thankyou for sharing all of this with us, Rinpoche

  41. Jace Chong on Oct 11, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thanks for sharing the videos and Tina Turner. Rinpoche has shared some thoughts about her a few months ago on the blog, at the yellow box. That time I started to search more info about her, watched some of her videos on youtube.

    I am very touched by her life journey that she overcame so many ups and downs and still remain shining like a star. I like her saying about mantra chanting, something like “I need my refrigerator, my clothes, my shelter, and chanting takes care my spiritual side, the sub-conscious mind…”

    I was doing the music album project of KIM that time, and I was inspired by her so much, that I am doing something to help people, it can take care the spiritual side of people, even if it’s not helping that way, at least to leave more imprint for people to learn Dharma, so no matters how things go, I have to give my best shot to make it happen.

    I know what I did might not be meet what people’s expectation, and it’s not as good as it could be, but I don’t let this thought drag me down and stop doing it. Even if it benefits only a few people, I will give everything to do it. Tina has given me the power to keep going beside Rinpoche. _/\_

  42. David Lai on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:27 am

    Wow! I love Tina Turner. I don’t particularly appreciate her music but I do appreciate the struggles that she went through with her abusive ex-husband and how she found strength in spirituality – Buddhism that led her to divorce her husband and put an end to years of abuse.

    I love strong woman!

    I am no feminist but I do find there is something powerful when women stands up to bad and abusive men. There’s a satisfying victory to Tina Turner’s story at the end which is also very empowering. I cried tears of joy and I think this another aspect of Buddhism that is not often revealed directly in the teachings. That is the empowering aspect of compassion that lead us to become stronger, bolder and kinder for others, which is the very essence of Vajrayogini.

    More importantly, it leads us to overcome our laziness and self-imposed limitations. That is what Tina did as she overcame her dependence on her ex-husband and stood up against all his abuse and became the powerful, yet kind woman that she is today. What a superstar!

  43. James Long on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:53 am

    You should watch “What’s love Got to Do With It”. After watching it, you will know how incredible Tina Turner is.

    She is loyal, has integrity, do what she has promised. She had a hard time but she does not stop there or said this is her life but do nothing about it.

    Also her Dharma imprint is very strong, Dharma came to her when she was very down, she did not question it but try and she felt the different, a good different.

    Many people felt Buddhism only for loser, or only for Rich people who has time to do so. Tina Turner is a very good example of how you can combine spirituality and career together and much better than people who only focus on worldy achivement.

  44. jp on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:45 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you so much for sharing this posting of Tina Turner. I’ve never seen this side of Ms. Turner, the spiritual side. I like her directness in how she expresses the importance of prayers and spirituality in her life from being a Christian to a Buddhist.

    I can imagine how easily distracted one can be as an international superstar. Thank goodness for her daily practice, Ms. Turner looks grounded, humble and in touch with her compassionate nature. She even shared that Buddhism changed her life. And now, she wants to share a method of achieving happiness with others that worked for her.

    It’s rare that we come across people her age who went through so much suffering and arise with so much love to give.

    I would love to produce her concert in Malaysia so that she can be one of Kechara’s spokesperson to promote World Peace!

    Regards,
    JP

  45. Su Ming on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:01 am

    I find her extremely amazing, she is one of a VERY FEW celebraties I’ve come across who does not have scandals, drugs, alcohol, depression, and etc reported on the tabloids and newspaper. Very rare.

    She is a very strong woman who did not allow her painful past to get into her way of her career and spirituality. Very inspiring. It puts many of us to shame that we are so used to using our pain as an excuse not to grow or even move on.

    Everyone should take her biography as a teaching.

  46. Ethan Chu on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:13 pm

    Amazing amazing lady!

    The first time I watched the movie, I was shocked that a superstar like her went through so much. And all we know behind that chart climbing beautiful album cover was a string of abuse, sorrows and lost of hopes. She was a simple lady who wanted love all of her life. And yet, tragedy followed her. But she never fought back the husband, betrayed her mother, or got carried away with fame and money.

    Until she met Buddhism, she regained self confidence, became stronger at the age of 43!!! She bounced back with such power, so clear of what she wanted to do and she was so sure about it!

    She never looked back and talked about her bitterness… in fact she used that energy turned into power to stand up, to sing, to chant for the world and she succeeded! She showed a great example that with determination, it is never too late to accomplish anything! As long as we put our heart and faith to it.

    It is wonderful to know that Buddhism has touched her heart and became part of her ever since. Helping her getting through hard times and happy time. That’s what Buddhism is all about, acceptance and letting go… and never hurt.

    Now she is a wonderful grandmother, a successful performer, a wonderful mother, a dharma teacher, an inspiring female icon… and she never stops. She will continue to inspire many and touches many. A wonderful person really.

  47. Philip Yong on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    Tina Turner is a really strong lady. Can you imagine yourself being abused/tortured but still end up so successful? Many of us would just give up our lives entirely in her situation.

    At the age of 43, Tina had to start all over again after leaving her husband and all luxuries. BUT that did not stop her. She rose up to be one of the most successful person in our lifetime.

    What I have learnt the most is…we should have SPIRITUALITY in our lives! In Tina’s case, she took the Buddhism way and is proud of it. Having the dharma allowed her to be a stronger and more stable person!

    What I also learned through Tina Turner is whatever that is HARD or EASY is only our PERCEPTIONS. Coupled with Rinpoche’s teaching..How we perceive what is more important to us is how much we value it. If we value the Dharma highly then we will work hard for it.

    I’ve definitely learned a lot today. Thank you for the valuable teachings Rinpoche!

  48. Sam on Oct 10, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    I am completely in awe at (i) how versatile TT is; (ii) How seamlessly she lives a life of “Rock & Roll” and yet maintains her focus and grounded-ness through her practice of Buddhism – clearly the chanting is an essential part of her day; (iii) how profoundly wise she is, in saying that from her practice she begins to experience change, be happy and how the thoughts would come to her, about what she needed to do to change her life and indeed how she understands and accepts “change”; (iv) how unhesitating she was to state that her motivation is simply because the practice WORKS; (v) how she would like to share the practice so others can experience this happiness.

    TT is a great ambassador of Dharma and she brings the message that: DHARMA ROCKS!!!

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:06 PM
    Very interesting and informative article. In most cultures, women is consider as lower in status compared with men. Ancient times in India, man took the lead while women is seconded. But times has changed for the better where women are not degraded in society. They receive equal recognition, appreciation, and stature, yet in countries and places around the world, women are still viewed as inferior and treated accordingly. But in Buddhism women have been increasing in number and has proven that many of them have gained full enlightenment in a female body. In Buddhism is concerned there’s no discrimination toward women ,both men and women are equal. There‘s many female Mahasiddhas and Yoginis as in this blog. May it inspired many more to come. Interesting article and its great sharing knowledge.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands,

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/courtesans-of-ancient-india.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:05 PM
    Sleep paralysis is a feeling of being conscious but unable to move. It occurs when a person passes between stages of wakefulness and sleep. During these transitions, one may be unable to move or speak for a few seconds up to a few minutes. Some people may also feel pressure or a sense of choking. Sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or speak. It’s not harmful and should pass quickly, but at times can be frightening. It can affect anyone but is most common in young adults and they might have hallucination. The scary facts about sleep paralysis is those who suffer from it have said it felt like someone was choking them on their chest so they could not breathe.
    As for me I have not experience as such before as least i know now what i can to do.
    Thank you Vinnie Tan for sharing. Interesting read of these stories related to sleep paralysis.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/sleep-paralysis-medical-or-paranormal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:03 PM
    nteresting as this texts been composed after being inspired to do so . That’s interesting as this nature are traditionally considered exceptionally potent in their blessings if the claim of divine inspiration is authentic. According to the account in the introduction, the author composed this text after being divinely inspired to do so. It’s a very rare kind and its acceptance been recognised and received praise by very high lamas of our tradition. Reading this article tell us all of how powerful Dorje Shugden when we invoke in our prayers.
    Interesting read of the short biography of Ven. Geshe Kunchok Gyaltsen, the author of Mass of Vajra Fire.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/mass-of-vajra-fire-invocation-of-the-mighty-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 02:01 PM
    That’s wonderful Rinpoche has composed prayers in English so as everyone could recite and practice. For beginners is such a meaningful insights and perspectives without commitments and initiation. Moreover each prayers is for a specific blessing that helps practitioners to gain attainments and overcome obstacles. Easy and simple for everyone to start off.
    We are fortunate that everything Rinpoche did brought tremendous benefit to all sentient beings. Whatever prayers Rinpoche has composed are especially potent with blessings.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/holy-prayers-to-invoke-the-divine.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 2. 2024 01:59 PM
    A great article , revisit this again of Tibetan Lamas and their dogs. As now I have a pet doggie with me, I came to understand more of them . Dogs are the most amazing creatures, they give us unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive. Buddhists believe dogs also have the potential to become enlightened and can teach us about responsibility, love, and other Buddhist principles. The Q & A by Sandra Klein’s interview with the Venerable Gonsar Rinpoche gave us a better understanding and very informative of Tibetan dogs under Lamas care. ccording to the Buddha Dharma, all sentient beings have Buddha nature — from ants to humans. Though we often look at dogs as wonderful companions an teach us to embrace Buddhist principles. They, themselves, embody many of these principles.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/dogs-in-tibetan-monasteries.html
  • Brent
    Tuesday, Mar 26. 2024 04:47 PM
    Living with my wife, whose world is meticulously painted with the hues of OCD, is a journey that intertwines the essence of love with the complexities of the human mind. Her relentless pursuit of cleanliness and order, transforming even the most negligible corner into a testament of organization, often dances on the fine line between admiration and frustration. The sight of her steering clear from trash bins as if they were labyrinths of chaos, serves as a poignant reminder of the battles she fights within. Yet, it’s through these very battles that I’ve learned the profound language of patience and the unspoken strength of support. Therapy, in its gentle embrace, has been a beacon of light for her, guiding her through the stormy seas of OCD. It has not only offered her solace but has also unveiled the strength of her spirit, teaching us both the beauty of resilience. As she journeys through the pathways of healing, I stand by her, a testament to the power of love and the enduring promise of hope. Together, we navigate the complexities of her world, discovering that within the challenges lie opportunities for growth, understanding, and an unbreakable bond. https://www.mindfullyaliveonline.com/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:31 PM
    Venerable Ajahn Chah was a Thai Buddhist teacher of the Buddhadhamma and a founder of two major monasteries in the Thai Forest Tradition. Well respected and loved as a man of great wisdom, he was also instrumental in establishing Theravada Buddhism in the West. Interesting life story, how he chose to leave the settled monastic life and became a wandering ascetic. Walking across Thailand, lived in forests, caves and cremation grounds while learning from the meditation monks of the Forest of various monasteries. He wandered through the countryside in quest of quiet and secluded places for developing meditation. He even lived in tiger and cobra infested jungles, using reflections on death to penetrate to the true meaning of life. After years of wandering, Venerable Ajahn Chah established a monastery where he taught simple, practice-based form of meditation, and attracted a numerous of students including western foreigners. He was one of the greatest Dhamma teachers of the modern era. His wise teachings have continued to guide thousands of people along the path of Dharma. Venerable Ajahn Chah’s teachings of the Thai Forest Tradition gradually spread across all over the world. Several of Ajahn Chah’s Western students have since established monasteries throughout the world. Just in Thailand itself, there are more than 300 branch monasteries in Ajahn Chah’s tradition. Ven erable Ajahn Chah used his ill health as a teaching point, emphasizing that it was a living example of the impermanence of all things and reminded people to endeavour to find a true refuge within themselves. The legacy of Venerable Ajahn Chah’s teachings and legacy continues into the modern age.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/venerable-ajahn-chah-the-forest-monk.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:30 PM
    Wonderful blog written on the practice of Kalarupa for us to understand better. As an emanation of Manjushri, Kalarupa’s practice helps us to destroy ignorance and to develop wisdom overcoming our anger and suffering . Awesome Kalarupa manifested in multiple forms to help sentient beings who personifies enlightenment by the conquest of anger. Kalarupa also regard as one of the three main Dharma protectors of the Gelugpa is extremely fierce and ugly, and tames all kinds of spiritual ugliness. The fierceness of his iconography teaches us to remind ourselves that all the causes and effects of anger arising from ignorance are dreadful and distorted.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Antionette for this detailed sharing,

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kalarupa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:27 PM
    Nepal is a very spiritual country, having a huge Dorje Shugden mural in Kathmandu, is indeed a big achievement for Kechara. Located on Charkhal Road in Dilli Bazaar, the mural can be found midway between our two Dorje Shugden chapels which are in Putalisadak and Chabahil. It is also very close to one of Kathmandu’s largest shopping malls. Many locals , tourist will be able to connect them to a powerful deity that is so closely associated with their culture. Well the mural not only beautiful but also full of symbolism and everyone merely by seeing it is blessed. Thanks to those talented artists and generous sponsors making it a success.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/spectacular-dorje-shugden-mural-in-kathmandu-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 15. 2024 07:24 PM
    All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Letting go helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. A reminder for us all to go of attachment and meditating on impermanence and emptiness. We are to relinquish the domination of our ego and its habits to transform ourselves. A great reminder not to waste our previous life.
    Quoted Ceasing to do evil, Cultivating the good, Purifying the heart .
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such a meaningful teachings with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/pointing-the-staff-at-the-old-man.html
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  • lee
    Thursday, Mar 7. 2024 07:06 PM
    We are members of the Buddhist Temple in Taman Desa Jaya, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur and we have been issued membership by the president (DATUK YIP KUM FOOK), we are very sad because we are the foundation of this Temple

    Now we can know who is always messing with people, and he always cheats money and women, he even uses Buddhism to find money.

    Also, need to be careful with his brother-in-law (Simon Low Kok Meng) because he is a spy (CID) for DATUK YIP KUM FOOK and we will write some letters to AGONG SULTAN IBRAHIM IBN ALMARHUM SULTAN ISKANDAR as soon as possible.

    From Jesmond Yap, Kepong Baru…Kuala Lumpur
  • Phoenix the Shaman Elder
    Thursday, Mar 7. 2024 01:40 AM
    The matriarchal cultures of the grandmothers have specific symbolism of animism shamanism, such as the horse, especially the blue horse, and the deer. These are two main symbols of a shaman woman and you can find them in many cultural folk lore, especially the Russian, Slavic, Siberian, Nordic, Finland, and Norway. It’s nice to see the Matriarchal Shaman Animism diety represented in Chinese.
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Mar 4. 2024 06:59 PM
    An inspiring act of a selfless Lama feeding strays whether its night or day. Truly an example for us all to feed those lonely strays . Yes I do agree compassion starts with feeding strays. Reading this blog again to refresh myself to do more. Strays animals generally lead a life of poor welfare on the street. Feeding strays is a compassionate act.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Anila for this sharing.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/rinpoche-through-my-eyes-compassion-starts-with-feeding-strays

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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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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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
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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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
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The 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
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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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
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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
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels prior to the puja in Ipoh. (KISG - Kin Hoe)
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Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights and incense to The Three Jewels prior to the puja in Ipoh. (KISG - Kin Hoe)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations on Sunday afternoon in Ipoh. (KISG- Kin Hoe)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations on Sunday afternoon in Ipoh. (KISG- Kin Hoe)
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Powerful Dorje Shugden puja @ Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. Every Saturday, 3 pm. Remove obstacles and grant blessings to fulfil wishes. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 6th April 2024
Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Rejoice to the volunteers (also kind sponsors) who cleaned the Gyenze Chapel and made abundant offerings to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
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Offered beautiful flowers abundantly to Gyenze. ~ Alice
Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Our weekly Dorje Shugden Puja @ 23/3/2024 . William, as the umze is seen here burning incense powder as we are about to recite the Sangsol Prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by Ganden Serkong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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And here's Mr Wong of KSK Ipoh who dropped by to pray and offered some donation to the Chapel. Kechara Penang Study Group. Pic by Siew Hong & uploaded by Jacinta.
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Today's puja (16/3/2024) ended around 420pm, Jacinta was the umze of the day. Pic by Siew Hong. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
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Group photo taken after the last session, sealed with King of Prayers. Come and join us next time! Sayonara - 9-10th March 2024 - Kechara Penang DS Retreat by Jacinta.
Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
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Abundance altar! Fruits, flowers, Mee Koo (traditional Penang buns), Bee Hoon, sourdoughs and snacks are some of the offerings to Rinpoche, Buddhas & Bodhisattvas. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat 9-10th March, 2024 by Jacinta.
Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Siew Hong, one of retreatants and an active member of Kechara Penang group proudly presented her torma to be used during the Kalarupa puja. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Torma making was taught by Pastor Seng Piow and held one day before the retreat. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
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Penang Dorje Shugden Retreat cum Puja, 9-10th March 2024 led by Pastor Seng Piow with 12 retreatants. Uploaded by Jacinta
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
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Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
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Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
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Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
2 months ago
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
3 months ago
Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
3 months ago
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
3 months ago
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
4 months ago
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
4 months ago
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/\_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed.  Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
4 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
4 months ago
Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
4 months ago
Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
5 months ago
Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
5 months ago
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
5 months ago
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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