27 Signs You Were Raised By Asian Immigrant Parents

Apr 18, 2013 | Views: 11,291

Dear friends,

This is really funny. When I was growing with my parents in Howell, New Jersey some of these ’embarrassing’ events did apply. LOL. Humour is great! Laugh and let go of what you cannot change.

Enjoy this and have a good day!!

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Specifically East Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, etc.)

 

1. Before prom, your parents had stern words for your date:

 

 

 

2. On vacations, your parents took photos like this:

 

 

You laughed, rolled your eyes, but years later you realize you should’ve taken more photos of them.

 

 

3. They did this at the fruit aisle:

 

 

 

 

 

4. And ordered hot water at restaurants.

 

 

 

 

5. They coached you on starving before a buffet and gorging only on ribeye and lobsters. Seafood-phobes were deadweight in buffet olympics.

 

 

 

6. When the bill came, older relatives fought, i.e. yelled and screamed in the middle of the restaurant, for the right to pay.

 

 

 

7. Some distant cousin or family friend’s son/daughter is always being trotted out as a paragon of perfection that you’re falling short of.

 

 

 

8. When you got sick, your parents fed you bitter herbal brews, or sent you to weird bruising traditional treatments:

 

 It didn’t actually hurt, but you were always afraid someone would report you to Child Services when you changed for gym.

 

9. Your mom’s always convinced it’s too cold without a jacket outside.

 

 

And you would never, ever, leave the fan on when you’re sleeping.

 

 

10. Your relatives stuffed you with awesome food. And they didn’t hesitate to comment when your waistline ballooned.

 

 

Expert food trolls, those Asian aunts.

 

 

11. You ate savory breakfasts littered with jarred pickles. Rice was always involved.

 

 

 

12. When they visited you, they always crashed on some relative’s couch, or kicked you out of your own bed.

 

 They’re convinced hotels were a ripoff.

 

 

13. The remote control is wrapped in plastic wrap.

 

 

 

 

14. For a household that was low on luxury, there were a lot of foot massagers, back massagers, massage hammers and massage accessories.

 

  

 

15. Your mom put fluffy dried pork into your sandwiches, and your friends said it looked like hair.

 

Scarred for life.

 

16. Your fridge was packed with jars whose labels never matched the food within.

 

 

You also saved every jar to store pickled stuff.

 

17. You only had bowls. No plates.

 

 

 

18. The dishwasher was only used as a drying rack.

 

 

 

 

19. In the drawers were free napkins, cups, utensils, and mini shampoo bottles they’ve hoarded from hotels.

 

Also shower caps, though no one in your family has ever used one before.

 

20. Saturdays, you studied your parents’ native tongues. Sundays, you practiced an instrument. Your dad was rad if he let you pick the guitar.

 

 

21. Your friends were always wondering why your parents are arguing. That’s just how they speak.

 

 

 

22. Everyone was your Aunt or Uncle but you had no idea if they were actually related to you.

 

 

Also your parents call each other Mom and Dad instead of their first names. In fact you didn’t even know adults had first names.

 

 

23. You know what durians smell like.

 

 

 

24. People always assume that you’re related to another Lee/Chung/Nguyen/Hong/Kim that they know.

  

 

 

25. Nothing will stop your aunts from trying to set you up with royal bores with Ivy League degrees.

 

“Mom, we have nothing in common.” “But she’s a doctor from Harvard!”

  

 

26. Every year, you got money in red envelopes on New Year’s.

  

 

 

27. Finally: your parents gave you everything they had and spent nothing on themselves. They know firsthand the dangers of the world, and their work isn’t done until they see you settled and safe.

 

 

Their clothes are twenty years old, but they sent you to college. They may be too stoic to say “I love you” but you know they do, and you wouldn’t change anything! Thanks Mom and Dad!

 

Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/daozers/27-signs-you-were-raised-by-asian-immigrant-parents

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  1. Anne Ong on Jul 28, 2017 at 9:27 pm

    Lol!!!!…these pics and captions are really funny that i don’t know how to describe in words. Really made my day and weekend ahead. Thank you very much Rinpoche and blog team for these funnies! 🙂

  2. Choong on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:29 am

    Guilty, guilty, yep, yes, uh huh, still have that habit, …

  3. Lin Mun on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:36 am

    These pictures are really funny but true. Some are applicable to me even now. Lol.

    Picture 6 – is so true among our communities. We always want to be the one who pay. Happened most of the time during family lunches or dinner.

    Picture 27 – I think Asian generally do not express their love in words but through their actions.

  4. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Mar 21, 2016 at 1:51 am

    This post is hilarious! The most applicable ones for me are #2, #3 (I still do this!), #5 (it just makes sense!), #6 (too true!), #10 (they commented on the weight as a substitute for saying ‘hello’), #15 (delicious!), #19 (the clear shower caps though!!!), #22 (so handy and lazy if you don’t want to remember people’s names hehehe), #23 (one word: DELICIOUS!) and #26 (the only perk of Chinese New Year hahaha)…figure it out LOL!

  5. Aldan Chan on Dec 30, 2015 at 11:51 pm

    This is so funny. Why are the parents holding guns diratly at there son

  6. Hayden Chan on Dec 8, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    This is so funny . I find this weird that why are the parents holding guns? I wonder if the puppet show was funny to the kids. I think that they were bored and they have nothing to do.

  7. Edward ooi on Jan 19, 2014 at 3:08 am

    Dear Rinpoche, most of them are true. I have seen a few images in this post that are from a few youtube videos. They swear quite a lot but their ideas are really good. Sometimes my family would all be busy and can’t or wouldn’t talk with me. So I ended up watching all these funny youtubers. And yes, my parents do bring back shampoo bottles when they come back from hotels. Hehe!

  8. Wylfred Ng on Nov 30, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    Haha, really funny. Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing.

    Actually there are some scenario above really happen in my real life.

    As a young generation, i think i will look at myself either i have this “feature” or not.

    But the thing that concern me the most is asian usually too attached to family especially our children.

    As a buddhist, even family, relationship also can be one of the attachments. Hope that many asian parents will realize that and be more open minded.

  9. patriciasnodgrass on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    I am of Native American descent and found myself laughing and nodding to many of these. Step mom: Don’t eat that, you’ll get fat! Aunts, eat this, you’re too skinny!! And getting thrown out of my room so my cousins could have the bed. Oh yeah.

  10. Beatrix Ooi on Oct 20, 2013 at 1:00 am

    Hahaha! This is really funny yet true! A few of them did actually happened o me, like the plastic wrapped remote controls, dishwasher being used as a container to dry plates and cutleries and the watermelon thingy etc..hehe..fun memories. Thank You for sharing Rinpoche, I enjoyed reading through all of them.

  11. pavara on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    Wow! this is so true.
    I have seen some of these kind of habit in some of my friends.

    Some of these photos are really funny and some of them are also embarrassing.

    Only Asian people will do this kind of things. But sometimes normal people also do it.

    Sometimes when we had family dinners my aunts and uncles would fight to pay the bill.
    Another thing that my relatives do is that they always want to keep the used jars of food to store other things ,sometimes went we went to some restaurants they will give you some hot water in plastic bowls where they would put the sauce plate,cutlery’s and tea cups in and then you would just wipe it.
    I don’t know my uncle and aunts name .

  12. Julien Roth on Jun 9, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    omg ahhahaha! this is all so funny and true! 🙂 this really made my day, i wanna see more things like this Rinpoche 🙂 thank you so much for sharing this with us, Rinpoche really has a good sense of humor.

  13. Cynthia Lee on May 19, 2013 at 5:29 pm

    Even though my parents has shown only few of these signs, I can see all this in most parents. Even that small bits has been passed on. Can’t imagine if they committed most of these acts. LOL.

  14. Joy on May 16, 2013 at 1:52 am

    Hahaha… this is so weirdly true on way or another, there is some truth in all of this. I think the most common one is this; “Everyone was your Aunt or Uncle but you had no idea if they were actually related to you.”

    I had never even thought it as weird till my mat salleh, kaui low friends asked me why and I was like “Oh yeah why do we call everyone auntie or uncle?” But I guess this is how we show respect to the elders… like all sentient beings are your mothers so treat them with love and respect? Somehow the Asian culture and values makes us more warm, polite and morally to a certain extend. I enjoyed reading this funny post 🙂

  15. William on May 13, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    Haha, very funny and trying to think whether the situation did ever occur in my family, Some did. I love the dried pork sandwiches until I became vegetarian. Now they have the vegetarian alternative. It is special to be Asian. Hehe……

  16. Edwin Tan on May 8, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    The article is funny, yet true in certain extend. the pictures were simply adorable…

    and the last part was so true. My parents will give up everything for me..and i will gladly do so for them. even for my children too. Since i am Asian and i am brought up this way 😉

    Being my spiritual dad / guru / guide, i will gladly give up my life for Rinpoche’s to be longer, so you can benefit more people in more ways than i can.

    Thank you Rinpoche.

    Regards,
    Edwin

  17. Sharon Saw on May 8, 2013 at 1:40 am

    This is a very funny article because it is so true! And it’s not just Asian immigrants but Asians in Asia!! Asians are an eccentric lot but these little habits are being lost in the younger generation more so because people are becoming more affluent, unlike our parent’s time – especially post war when things were scarce. Our parents do love us though many Asian parents would never say so. My dad’s version of “i love you” is “come I’ll take you shopping”!

  18. June Tang(KHJB) on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this funny but really true article! These pictures really brings back so much memory…….. although these is funny but our parents used their way to love and take care of us!! We should appreciate them, love them and take care of them while they still with us.!!!

  19. Thierry on Apr 28, 2013 at 9:34 pm

    My grand ma was nothing Asian, but she had expensive embroided sofas that were wrapped in plastic, I remember the awful sound they made… I only ever saw the embroidery through the transparent plastic, never otherwise…
    I had to laugh at the episode when Asian would order hot water in restaurants, that’d be such an awkward thing to request in a western environment…
    My mum visited me in Malaysia a few times. The first time, she actually scolded the waiter in a restaurant because he took my empty plate away before she had finished hers, and she felt this was very rude while the waiter thought it was the right thing to do… I had some explaining to do to both the waiter and my mum that day…

  20. sweekeong on Apr 27, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    Most of them are quite true! It is really funny indeed. Haha… I guessed many Asian families have similar ways of living their lives. The one about bed sharing happens every time relatives drop by visiting. My family the few ones living far away from their parents and relatives. It became a sort of place for accommodating them because my relatives wanted to visit Kuala Lumpur. The plastic wrapping of remote control did happen when we were younger. The remote control is harder to use because of infra signal for controlling the TV is obstruct by the layer of plastic. 🙂

  21. David Lai on Apr 27, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    OMG! This is soooooo farnee…. My parents mark check on many of the points on this list. This is sooo funny and they are not really immigrant but I guess all Asian parents are still steadfast in their asian values and yet open and are really cool parents in their own way. Its only when I am all grown up that I understand and appreciate my parents for what they have done for me.

    It would be cool if parents today support/care for this kids in the same way and also give them Dharma. Allow their freedom to think and encourage them to explore spirituality (well, not force-feed them). It’s not an easy balance but it can be done. The best way is to show by example of course. No kid would follow any hypocritical examples. Kids really reflect their parents and upbringing.

  22. Sarah on Apr 27, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    Haha! OMB it is actually quite true, most of it… perhaps I’m not too Asian? Whatever it is, I’m proud to be an Asian lolx. Everyone’s an Aunt and Uncle… that’s so true hehehe, eventhough we’re not related they always end up calling our friend’s mother/father aunt/uncle.

  23. soonhuat on Apr 27, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this light articles. Honestly,I did most of them, at least 50%. I extremely agreed on item#27, this how my parents did on me.

  24. Sean Wang on Apr 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    These are not only funny but extremely true to the asian stereotype and the parent stereotype. However, my mother is out of the norm I guess. No one tries to guess I am related to any Wangs as that would just sound embarrassing. Great share! Thanks.

  25. Davin on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    Haha, this is funny. These pictures brings back many memory. I have seen my parents and relative shouting and fighting for the bill at restaurant. The waiter also don’t know which person he should hand the bill over to. Many remote control is also wrapped in plastic wrap in my home. My parents said it like this so it wont get spoil so easily. These bright up my day. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  26. Lucas Roth on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    wow, everything is so true and funny. but our parents do love us and we must never forget that, think about what they give us like a roof above your heads, your food you eat everyday, your education, your entertainment and their love and hard work all for you. so if you are going to argue with your parents think about them and just love them.

  27. Lim (KH JB) on Apr 22, 2013 at 3:08 am

    LOL… Truthly Asian…

    Dear Rinpoche, many of us especially Asian are being educate by our parents since young. So this education system make us the 27 signs.

    Hopefully we may learn and practice more Dharma especially start from our ownself then only can educate our next generation for a better and peace life style…

  28. Girlie OOI on Apr 20, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    Yes this is indeed funny but oh so true! It reminds me also of an email a friend sent me ::

    If you are Chinese …
    At the restaurant
    1 — You will dip your chopsticks in hot water, along with the soup spoon, and the tea cups
    2 — Almost always the table cloth is red/pink — sometimes, it is a plastic sheet
    3 — Fighting to pay the bill — telling the restaurant boss that the other person’s money is fake

  29. Charmaine@MBF on Apr 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    this is just hilarious, thanks for sharing Rinpoche.

    Awesome post, made me have chuckles while reading it.

    Love you Mum & Dad!! 🙂

  30. Cliff on Apr 20, 2013 at 1:31 am

    Hahaha, these are all so hilariously accurate. I think asian cultures are the only one who call all elder men and women uncle and aunties. Resding some of these ‘signs’ really make me miss our reunions back home for Chinese New Years, you would always see these signs appearing here and there. Its just a thought to smile about. Thank you for sharing this Rinpoche. It made me smile.

  31. May Ong on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    OMG! These are so true to the tee. This article is super funny, realistic and LOL. I have to share this on FB. The photos depict real lives in typical Asian families but I can see the Generation X, Y or Z are already breaking out of this norm now in this new age. Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.

  32. patsy on Apr 19, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    These are funny yet so true. Not only the remote control is wrapped in plastic, sometimes plastic covers on new cars are also not removed to prevent the seats from getting dirty. Time has changed but some culture will stay on to the next generation.

  33. edward ooi on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    Yes what Rinpoche wrote on this article is really true hahaha! I call every single of my mother or father’s friend untie and uncle. And my mother will always argue with my untie (real untie) when it comes to paying the bill. So funny!

  34. grace (KHJB) on Apr 19, 2013 at 11:22 am

    When read on the note 27, it make me felt like crying and touching…that’s is how my parents taking care on me..

  35. Jessica Yap on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:45 am

    Dear Rinpoche, this is a funny article! I could relate to a few signs although my parents aren’t exactly immigrants. Hehe Only the children of the Asian families could understand the signs. Lol!
    But jokes aside, whatever our parents antics may be, it is for our benefits.. All parents love their children and wants only the best for their children. So we should be thankful and repay their kindness by treating them with love and compassion, taking care of them, and better yet, the most wonderful gift of all, Dharma!

    This is one of the reasons why I am vegetarian. Because of the countless reincarnation, the animals’ meat we are going to consume could be the meat of our kind mothers’ incarnation in our previous lives. I definitely would not eat my kind mother’s flesh!

    Thank you dear daddy and mummy for raising me and nurturing me to who I am today.. I love you two! =D

    Thank you very much for sharing, Rinpoche!

  36. Albert Ratchaga on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:13 am

    This is really Asian are doing, I think only Asian did these

    6. When the bill came, older relatives fought, i.e. yelled and screamed in the middle of the restaurant, for the right to pay…

    This is really a speechless moment, when I’m paying at the counter,
    my friend’s father would shout across the restaurant and say don’t take his money, it’s fake one… hahaha, it can be quite embarrassed.

    These pictures brings back so much memory, but now lesser and lesser people doing this already, time changes, and younger people are learning the culture from other countries. Nothing stays the same, even cultures like this who stays for so many years, it will still change as time passes.

  37. tenzin llhamo on Apr 19, 2013 at 12:28 am

    Hahahaha… The pictures are soooo funny! No matter how it may be true or embarrassing, I am thankful and grateful to have my family as my family. And the best part is… my mum still wrap the remote control in plastic and my aunts and uncles still crash at my house whenever they feel like it! lol

  38. henry ooi on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:29 pm

    LOL! Quite true. Some of us have picked up some of those signs from our parents/grandparents and could be passing them down to our children. And the legacy lives on.

  39. beatrix ooi on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    Hahaha..this whole thing is really accurate and funny! Especially the part about having the remote controls wrapped in the plastic bags, i used to see them around the house when I was living in Penang. Until now, I still do not know why..
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  40. Valentina Suhendra on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    Cute Rinpoche! make me appreciate my parents more

  41. Sofi on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    Wow, everything is so true, well except for the remote control wrapped in plastics. Thanks for bringing the smile at the memories. The missing one is when the whole family crammed into one hotel room during holidays.

    • David Lai on May 16, 2013 at 1:07 pm

      Well, everything is true including the remote controls. My mum bought a clear plastic pouch that fits onto the remote in much the same way as the shrink wrap in this picture. Anyway, I couldn’t resist revisiting this post because it is so true and funny. The only thing my parents didn’t do was to matchmake me with some girl from an Ivy League College. They know the futility of that one for me. I am going to post this on social media again for good laughs!

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    Dark Watchers is a mystical entities are believed to reside in the misty hillside of Big Sur in the Santa Lucia Mountains. The early Spanish explorers and Mexican ranchers that came after referred to these creatures as “Los Vigilantes Oscuros.” In modern times, they came to be known as “The Dark Watchers.”

    The Dark Watchers are a group of migratory entities that have appeared in California Folklore for supposedly the past several hundred years and are purportedly stalking travelers along the Santa Lucia Mountains. They are apparently giant human-like phantoms that are only seen at twilight, and they are usually spotted standing silhouetted against the night sky along the ridges and peaks of the mountains. These beings are believed to possess incredible hearing as well as impeccable eyesight. They are also immune to high-tech detection and prefer to only reveal themselves to travelers or trekkers who are equipped with simple items like hats and sticks.

    Learn more about Dark Watchers at http://bit.ly/341Rcid
  • nicholas
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 04:31 PM
    The liturgy of Dharma Protector practice is called ‘kangso’ and it is broken up into several parts including the invocation, praise, kawang, serkyem offering, mantra recitation, enthronement and dedication.

    The kawang liturgy is a confessional practice in which the practitioner engages in a specific visualisation meant to purify tremendous amounts of negative karma. Before delving into the technicalities of the kawang contemplation, we first need to have an understanding of karma.

    At the heart of a Dharma Protector’s kangso, or fulfilment ritual, is the recitation of the kawang liturgy, otherwise known as kangshag. Literally meaning the ‘clearing of obstacles’, this special confessional prayer utilises tantric visualisation combined with recitation in order to tap into Dorje Shugden’s power to significantly purify accumulated negative karma threatening to obstruct our practice.

    Corresponding with the amount of obstacles that are to be removed, the kawang visualisation is particularly graphic. Therefore, we should dwell on the real meaning of the contemplation and not on its wrathful and violent description. It also follows that if the negative karma that obstructs our practice is forceful, then the pujas to counter it have to be equally intense.

    We approach the recitation of the kawang by visualising our delusions, negative karma, habituations and so forth in the form of a man or a woman. Then, a dakini who is an emanation of Vajrayogini appears, wielding a cemetery knife, to slay the being who is the personification of our negativities. She slices the body in such a way that uncovers the inner organs, after which she makes the seven types of offerings from the remains of the corpse i.e. the wrathful sensory offerings.

    Learn more about Kawang: A Dorje Shugden Confessional Practice at http://bit.ly/2E05llj
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 04:09 PM
    Thank you for sharing with us how we can help animals other than dogs and cats. Since insects are very small, we don’t usually take note of their needs. In fact, we don’t really like to have small insects around us. We usually will find ways to repel them. However, they are still beings that we should treat them the same as other beings. When we have surplus of food, we can recite mantras on them and feed leave the food out to feed the insects.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/stories-from-a-chela-blessing-the-animal-realm
  • nicholas
    Monday, Dec 9. 2019 04:04 PM
    When most people think of Bigfoot or the Yeti, they usually think of the snowy Himalayas or the dense forests of America. However, Bigfoot can be found all over the world. Most recently, there is possible evidence of Bigfoot existing in the beautiful and lush country of Malaysia, where I live!

    Residents of urban Puchong, Kuala Lumpur have found four huge and unexplainable footprints. Similar in shape to the human footprint, they have been described as an “unnatural occurrence”. I wonder if these footprints will be examined by experts, because Bigfoot footprints are very distinct and unique, not to mention huge. In fact, I have previously blogged about Bigfoot footprints in relation to dermal ridges.

    Read more about Bigfoot Spotted in Puchong at http://bit.ly/2rs2GOI
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Dec 8. 2019 02:45 PM
    It is quite common to hear sightings of ghosts in tunnels. Tunnels are usually damp and the sunlight can’t reach inside. There is no air circulation, therefore the negative energy can remain in tunnels for a long time. When we drive through tunnels and feel uncomfortable, we can recite some mantras to calm our minds and protect ourselves. Dorje Shugden mantra will be a good one to learn up for protection like this:
    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/creepy-tunnels-2.html
  • Pastor Lanse
    Sunday, Dec 8. 2019 01:38 PM
    Choyang Dulzin Kuten Lama was a respected oracle of two enlightened Dharma Protectors – Dorje Shugden and Setrap. Coming from humble beginnings, Choyang Kuten Lama experienced his first trance when he was seventeen years old. Under the care and guidance of H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, he became a renowned oracle who contributed greatly to his countrymen during the most trying time in Tibet’s history.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-selfless-dorje-shugden-oracle.html
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Dec 7. 2019 06:34 PM
    Do you know anyone who is constantly engaged in excessive, unreasonable and repetitive behaviour such as cleaning, hand-washing, or rearranging? If you do, that person is most likely suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

    OCD is characterised by irrational fear or obsession that triggers repetitive actions. Many people suffering from OCD are aware that their actions are illogical, but when they try to ignore the urge to perform a particular action, their anxiety increases until they eventually give in to their compulsion.

    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, OCD affects 1% of the adult population in the United States alone. OCD does not discriminate and can affect anyone regardless of race, gender or age. It has great implications on a person’s quality of life and can affect their emotional health, education, career and even their social and personal life as their obsessions can result in hours of repetitive ritualistic behaviour, thus preventing them from doing other things.

    Understand more about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder at http://bit.ly/33ZRciF
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Dec 7. 2019 06:25 PM
    Gyenze, otherwise known as Ratna Shugden, is one of the five main emanations of the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. This particular emanation is Dorje Shugden manifesting in an increasing form. When sincere practitioners propitiate Gyenze, we invoke his blessings to increase outer and inner wealth, health, and spiritual merits.

    With this in mind, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche envisioned and built a chapel specifically dedicated to Gyenze and his beneficial energies. Located at the front of Kechara Forest Retreat, it has become a place of spiritual pilgrimage for many people of all backgrounds and Gyenze has manifested signs of fulfilling people’s wishes.

    As more and more people are seeing the benefits of praying to Gyenze, a new 5-foot statue was commissioned to be installed in the chapel. On November 3, 2017 the new statue of Gyenze arrived at Kechara Forest Retreat. Auspiciously, it was the very same day that Kechara’s monthly Dorje Shugden puja was being held! Milk, incense and a silk khata were offered to welcome Gyenze as soon as the statue was unpacked.

    Read more of the 5-Foot Gyenze Statue Arrives in Kechara Forest Retreat at http://bit.ly/2YsfgK4
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Dec 7. 2019 06:14 PM
    The claim that Dorje Shugden sends you to the three lower realms is used by the Tibetan leadership to worry their community into giving up the Dorje Shugden practice because now, it negatively affects your rebirth. According to the Tibetan leadership, they are banning the practice because they do not want people to go to the three lower realms and take rebirth as spirits or worse. And this reasoning is further used by the Tibetan leadership to create a false sense of compassion, because it compels Tibetans to encourage one another to give up the practice. Why? Because you would not want your loved ones going to the three lower realms, would you?

    If Dorje Shugden practice sends you to the three lower realms, how come the Tibetan leadership keeps recognizing the reincarnations of lamas who engaged in the practice? Shouldn’t they be spirits or reborn in the hell realms, according to the Tibetan leadership? Some of these lamas passed away before the ban on Dorje Shugden began, which means they practiced Dorje Shugden until their last breath in their previous incarnations. They did not have the ‘chance’ to give up the practice. So shouldn’t these lamas have taken rebirth in the three lower realms? And if they took rebirths as animals, spirits or hell beings, who are the individuals being recognized as their reincarnations?

    How come the Tibetan leadership has their own candidate for Domo Geshe Rinpoche’s reincarnation? The previous Domo Geshe Rinpoche was a huge and prominent Dorje Shugden practitioner and he passed away still practicing Dorje Shugden. Since he never gave up this practice of so-called ‘spirit worship’ and supposedly ‘broke’ his vows right until the end of his life, how come he did not take rebirth in the three lower realms as the Tibetan leadership said he would? Even more ironically, why did they recognize a candidate for his reincarnation instead?

    Another major example is His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorjechang, the Junior Tutor of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Kyabje Trijang Dorjechang practiced Dorje Shugden, again till the end of his life, and never gave up the practice. According to the Tibetan leadership, this means that the Dalai Lama’s own tutor died a spirit worshipper and therefore, according their basis for banning the practice, Trijang Rinpoche should have taken rebirth in the three lower realms. So why then is the Dalai Lama himself recognizing the reincarnation of his teacher, Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche?

    Check out the truth of Dorje Shugden People Do Not Go to the Three Lower Realms at http://bit.ly/2OVIIVo
  • nicholas
    Saturday, Dec 7. 2019 06:03 PM
    The divine and enlightened beings can manifest in whatever form suits the needs of the people of that time and place in order to help them. They are truly compassionate in that way, and show their immense spiritual ability to be able to do so. The emanation of Lord Manjushri, the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden is no different. It is with that in mind that I envisioned commissioning different forms of Dorje Shugden painted and drawn in different cultural styles to better suit the temperaments of practitioners the world over.

    The usual style that Dorje Shugden is depicted is very Tibetan, but even within his holy entourage there are differences of culture and variation across different countries. For example, the 10 Youthful and Wrathful Attendants, warrior emanations of Dorje Shugden who help avert both inner and outer obstacles, appear in different forms. They take on the physical appearance of Tibetan, Mongolian, Chinese, Kashmiri, Indian and Nepali warriors. This clearly shows that as an enlightened being, Dorje Shugden is above and beyond cultural differences, or location-based variations, etc. He transcends all of that but will emanate in forms that appeal the most to the practitioner. The more styles there are, the more wider the appeal will be. My hope is that many will be blessed by Dorje Shugden and enter his practice and be protected.

    H.E. The 25th Tsem Rinpoche recently commissioned very special images of Dorje Shugden in Indian style, Fauvistic style, Byzantine style, Malaysian style, Chinese style, New Age style and Japanese anime style. And there are many more to come. Do check back here every few weeks as there are more different styles of Dorje Shugden art and will add here in time.

    Check out http://bit.ly/2PyTqCb

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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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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
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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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

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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
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
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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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
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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  • She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
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    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    8 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    8 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    8 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    9 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    9 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    10 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    11 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
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    11 months ago
    Cute!
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  • Uncle Wong
    11 months ago
    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    12 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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