Huge Statue of Luang Phor Thuad (龙普托) in Thailand

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Huge Statue of Luang Phor Thuad

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I didn’t know about this place at all. We found this place by total accident and glad we did.

Huge statue of Luang Phor Thuad/Long Por Thuat (龙普托) in Thailand, along the way from Bangkok to Wat Muang in Ang Thong Province. I was amazed when I looked out the car window to see such a magnificent image of a holy monk. It is huge and very blessed to see.

Thailand is like Tibet where they revere the sangha very much. They create large images of special sangha that have shown exceptional ability. It’s like in Tibet huge images of the blessed monk Tsongkapa is created everywhere.  There are huge and beautiful statues of Tsongkapa all over Tibet and Mongolia. Many have experienced miracles, blessings or at least a sense of peace in the presence of these Tsongkapas just like I did in front of Luang Phor Thuad’s statue.

I wanted so much to share this with everyone. Beautiful, holy, sacred and meaningful.

I had to bring our group to see this image after our visit to Wat Muang Temple and take a few pictures.We did some prayers and really felt happy to see this holy monk image.

Take a good look and in the future, do visit this holy image to make offerings in person.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Luang Phor Thuad was born in B.E 2125 (1582) in Suan Chan Village, Chumphol Dustrict, Sathing Phra in Songkla (Southern Thailand). His parent was Khun Hu and Mae Chan, a poor couple living in the place of Shrentthi Pan, the wealthy landlord. His parents name their child as “Pu” (meaning crab).

When Pu (Luang Phor Thuad) was less than 6 months old, he was placed in a towel under a shady tree near the padi field while his mother was working.At noon she ceased work for a time in order to breast-feed him. As she walked towards the baby, she saw a huge python twine round him.She alarmed for help. The neighbours quickly gathered knives, axes and clubs and came round. The python was stern and motionless. The people around did not know what to do. No one dared to start the attack and suddenly,his mother gets an idea. With the old belief that this snake might be the god created vision. She quickly plucked seven wild flowers of different colours, put then on a leaf which served as a plate, knelt down, closed her eyes, and prayed earnestly.The python spit out a crystal ball on the baby’s chest and left out soon. It was a brilliant crystal ball.Many people gathered round to have a look at it. His mother then kept the gem and brought him home.

A rich man offered a very good price for the crystal ball, but his mother did not wish to sell it. The rich man forced her. At last she presented it to him. The rich man was happy but for only a while. Within three days, all members in his family fell ill. He consulted a medium and was told that he had kept something which did not belong to him by right. Only the baby boy could own it.The rich man was frightened and returned the crystal ball to the baby’s mother. Within 3 months, money poured in like water. His parents became very rich. The neighbours were jealous. They stole the crystal ball. They were chased by the python till they threw it into a pit. Later a deity revealed the whereabouts of the crystal ball to his parents in their dreams, thus the precious crystal ball was recovered. His parents became more devoted to the Buddha. They generously helped the poor, made offerings to the Sangha (Monk) and built temples.

Luang Phor Thuad began to learn about the Buddhist teaching in a temple nearby at the age of 5 years old. Rather talented as he was, he mastered all subjects his teacher could guide him within a year. He went to other temples over the hill and across the jungle to acquire further teaching every day. He became a monk at the age of 12 years old and devoted a full time study in the Dharma. His father passed away at the age of 72 years old when he was 30 years old. In order to further the studies in Buddhism, he left his mother and went to other province.

From the present location, Wat Pakok, Singora, Thailand, Luang Phor Thuad took a boat sailing northward to Ayuthaya province (former capital of Thailand). After sailing for half a day, the boat met with great storms. The boat was jolted and the passengers were frightened. The boat did not arrive at its destination after drifting for several days. The store of drinking water ran short. The boatmen gathered that their previous voyages had all been very smooth.The catastrophe might have been caused by the presence of the monks. They planned to push him into the sea. He could sense their intention. He consoled them that they needed not worry about drinking water as there was plentiful around. He stretched his leg out of the boat, the storm was pacified. With his leg, he drew a circle on the sea and told the boatmen to draw water within the circle for drinking.

The boatmen were angry at first as they did not believe that the sea water could be used for drinking. After his assurance they made a try and found that it was actually drinkable. One purposely tasted the water outside the circle and shouted that it was salty.The boatmen were amazed and did not take further steps to harm Luang Phor Thuad.

On the next day, the boat arrived at the Ayuthaya province. Luang Phor Thuad walked for a few miles and was happy to see a stately temple in front of him.The monks in the temple refused to accept him as he was poorly clad. He turned to an old temple not very far away. The old keeper welcomed him and offered him board and lodging. He stayed there to study the scripture, to pay homage to the Buddha and to practised meditation for half a year.

The ruler of a neighbouring country,King of Sri Lanka sent seven monks to Ayuthaya province to test the achievements of the monks in Thailand. They brought with them 12 bowls containing 84,000 words. These words were to be arranged into a certain sutra within 1 week. If the task was accomplished, King of Sri Lanka will prepare to present Thailand with seven boats made of gold. Should the task be a failure, Thailand should surrender their sovereignty to their country. The Thai King gathered all well-known learned monks to tackle the problem. Many tried but were not successful.

Announcement was made by the court to look for someone capable of dealing with the task. On the fourth night the King dreamed of a white elephant trumpeting in dazzling light. He consulted a fortune-teller and was told that it was a good sign as a sage was likely to appear to solve the problem. The King was uncertain. On the sixth day, Luang Phor Thuad left the temple in the morning to beg for food. He arrived at a rich man’s house. The people were discussing about that very serious topic. They saw him holding a bowl standing in front of their doors. The host reverently offered him food. He sensed that the monk in front was rather extraordinary in appearance. He paid Luang Phor Thuat due respect and told the latter that their country reputed for their Buddhist studies would be put to shame if no one could meet the challenge put forward by the neighbouring land and asked whether the latter could help in that matter. Luang Phor Thuad replied that he would try. The host was very happy. He intended to invite Luang Phor Thuat to see the King immediately. Luang Phor Thuad told him not to be hurry and would go the next morning.

After Luang Phor Thuat had left, the host broke the news to the King. On the next morning, the King sent a special carriage to bring Luang Phor Thuat to the palace. On arrival he was escorted by the officials to the entrance. The steps with loud noises as Luang Phor Thuat walked on them barefooted. The King and the officials were all very quiet. About half an hour later the monks from the neighbouring country came in. After exchanging greetings, Luang Phor Thuad began to arrange the words. 12 bowls of words were poured on the table. He closed his eyes and arranged them with both hands. About a quarter of an hour later, he announced that 5 words were missing.

Those 7 monks remained in silence. He then warned that anyone did not quickly take out those missing words would die of cracking skull. The culprit was frightened and took out those missing words. With his eyes closed Luang Phor Thuad exercised the supernormal power to arrange the words. The sutra was completed in a little while. Seeing that Thailand was invincible, those seven monks presented those 7 boats made of gold and left.Thus Luang Phor Thuad’s name was well-known throughout the country. He was looked upon as a saintly Buddhist monk in Thai history.

Luang Phor Thuad remained in the capital city for a few years until be was informed of his mother’s serious illness. He rushed southwards and not long after his mother died at the age of 78 years old. After the funeral he stayed back in Singora, Thailand.

A state governor from the south by the surname of Phang, a man with a comparatively dark countenance, wished to build a Buddhist temple. He came to Singora to look for a distinguished monk to head the project. One evening after sunset, he saw an old monk stroll along the seaside, leaving behind a trail of light. He knew that was the right person to approach. He stepped forward to pay due respect to the monk and told the monk his intention of building a temple in Pattani. Luang Phor Thuad already knew the matter through his psychic power. He consented and went with the governor Phang to Pattani. When the construction was completed, the temple was named Wat ChangHai. Luang Phor Thuad was abbot to this temple till he passed away at the age of 120 years old.

For over three hundred years Luang Phor Thuat has been exercising his power to help people in danger and accidents. His images were highly esteemed for their supernormal power.

The image may protect the bearer from the disturbance by demons and relieve sufferings of a patient. Its effect in preventing accidents is especially noted.

(Above writing extracted from the internet)

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  1. Jason on Jul 3, 2016 at 3:14 am

    I feel blessed after seeing Luang Phor Thuad statue. In Thailand, I can see many Buddha and eminent monk statue around Thailand especially at suburban area.Thai people pay very high respect to monk. This can be seen on the food offerings to monk in the early morning 6am at Khao San Road. I really love to see Buddha and monk statue.
    Thanks Rinpoche discover it and share to us and I am planning to visit this statue in short period.

    With folded hands,
    Jason

  2. samfoonheei on Jul 2, 2016 at 4:10 pm

    Thank you for sharing RInpoche,
    Its a beautiful statue with such an interesting story behind it.
    I do hope to visit one day….

    ?

  3. Stanley Ong (aka DarkMind) on Oct 3, 2014 at 11:57 pm

    Hi, did you get at least part of this story from my blog?

    If so, I am honoured. 🙂

    http://thaigurumonks.blogspot.sg/2005/09/legendary-luang-phor-thuad.html?m=1#comment-form

    • Admin on Dec 10, 2014 at 2:44 pm

      Dear Stanley,

      We have checked, and unfortunately no. There wasn’t any information that was extracted from your blog.

      However, as there’s never such a thing as enough knowledge, thank you so much for sharing the link to your blog. Do continue with your Dharma postings!

      With folded hands,
      Admin

  4. Su Lin on Jun 23, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    The story behind this statue is really fascinating and intresting. It’s fascinating because the myth and history was so deep, there were details in what the monks did with what the monks presented to the statue. This is also intresting because the Luang Phor Thuat has been exercising his power to help people in danger and accidents. And I find that this has a great meaning to it.

  5. Teo Kong Meng on Dec 28, 2013 at 10:13 am

    Love to hear more stories about Luang Pu Tuad. I have a Statute of His Holiness in mt house.

  6. Pastor Han Nee on Sep 26, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    It is truly extraordinary that a huge statue of a monk is found in the middle of ‘nowhere’.It is the statue of a famous Thai monk. Luang Phor Thuad was born into a very poor family, who were too poor even to give him an education. Yet, the seed must have been planted in a previous life, for the circumstances surrounding him to change so dramatically, with the appearance of a python, who spewed out a precious jewel that brought wealth and changed the course of Luang Phor Thuad’s life.

    From a young age, he was already drawn to Buddhism. He became a monk at the age of 12. He went on to perform great deeds , including making a sutra out of 84000 letters which saved the country from falling into the hands of a neighbour.

    His extraordinary powers came from a good heart and a heart of deep renunciation. Being a Sangha, he helped preserved the Buddha’s teachings. His power of blessing was so great that amulets of him were efficacious in healing, blessing and protecting. His blessings have reached out to many as far as northern Malaysia, judging from several comments posted.

    Luang Phor Thuad is indeed a great sangha.

  7. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    We kind of saw the statue form the highway and went to investigate. We are blessed to know this great Buddhist master.

  8. HelenaC on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    Wow….what a magnificent statue!!! Thank you for sharing RInpoche, hope to visit one day 😉

  9. Uncle Eddie on Sep 16, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    It is said that Luang Phor Thuad was a legendary southern Thai monk, immensely popular with the southern thais. Many miracles have said to be performed or associated with him. The big statue was commissioned by Queen Sirikit of Thailand at Wat Huay Mongkol. Many people in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia believe that armulets ceated in this vicinct had great protection power against fatal automobile accidents and it is said that the abbot of Wat Chong Hai is the pioneer creator of these sacred armulets!

  10. Jill Yam on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:41 am

    I enjoy looking at Buddha statues and images now more than ever since I have learnt Dharma from Rinpoche and Kechara. Whether if the Buddha’s form is wrathful or serene, exotic or simple, all Buddhas give me a peace of mind whenever I see them. As Rinpoche said, all Buddhas ultimately lead us to enlightenment.
    But I would love to visit Luang Phor Thuad statue one day!

  11. Cliff on Sep 15, 2013 at 3:59 am

    Wow! Luang Phor Thuad was such an acclaimed monk. It was so cool how he managed to decipher the text and even found 7 missing words whilst his eyes were closed. The statue of him is huge! Must’ve been a real sight to see and visit. Its wonderful how enormous the statue of Luang Phor Thuad is and hope that it would bless all those who see it and the land around it and more. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche, I’m glad Rinpoche was able to stumble upon the statue of Luang Phor Thuad, I know it must make Rinpoche very happy to see people building a huge statue like Luang Phor Thuad to bless the people.

  12. Beatrix Ooi on Sep 12, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    The statue of the Sangha is indeed very huge and holy! People there will get a lot of benefit from there, especially the ones who were involved in building the statue. I love the surrounding environment as it’s filled with greens and beautiful sceneries.
    Thank You for sharing the video Rinpoche.

  13. Andrew James Boon on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    I recall having the opportunity and privilege to go visit this holy site whilst in Bangkok a couple of years back. It was through Rinpoche’s kind recommendation that I had even heard of this place.

    I recall it was still not quite complete yet as you can see in the photos above. It is quite an impressive site with lakes, and even F&B outlets planned from what I could tell of the construction. I wonder how it is progressing? I tried to look online for any updates but came up blank! 🙁

    More on this holy monk here: http://buddhatalisman.blogspot.com/2012/02/luang-phor-thuad-autobiography.html

  14. Erickksiow on Sep 12, 2013 at 12:37 am

    High Attain Monk in Thailand, Hope to go to his Wat for one day.

    Thank You fro sharing Rinpoche

    Best Regards : Eric kksiow

  15. Shelly tai on Sep 10, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful statute with us. I rejoice for the people who build this wonderful statute and may the statute and temple bring the dharma to more people and hopefully with the dharma it will reduce the suffering of all being.

  16. Sean Wang on Sep 9, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    This statue is so cool! The story of Luang Phor Thuad is very interesting. The next time I go to Thailand, I have to convince my mama to let me see it. I think that there should be more statues like these around the world and I think that Kecharians should make such an image of Rinpoche 😀 It would be amazing!

  17. Elsie Toy on Sep 9, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    Dear Rinpoche

    Thank you very much for sharing this with us. Thailand has many buddha statues to bless the area and The big Luang Phor Thud to bless us I hope I get the blessings by seeing this through the iternet (I am greedy for blessings). I love to visit Thailand and I intend to do soon. In fact, I visited these places such as Temple of Dawn in 1978 but then I was ignorant and didnt know much about it. Now I have all the reason to go and revisit these places and with a different view. Thank you very much for this sharing I like to brig my daughter and let that be an eye opener for her too. Thank you.

  18. Low Khjb on Sep 7, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing .The statue of Luang Phor Thuad is indeed amazing.The grandeur of the size and detail of the statue shows how much effort the people put in to building the statue of the revered and dedicate it to the attained Luang Phor Thuad.
    As mentioned,we hope to see such statue of our past sangha at the Kfr in the future too.It would certainly bless all those who make a effort to visit Kfr.

  19. Grace Leu(KHJB) on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:33 am

    Thank you Rinpoche fir the sharing. The story of Luang Phor Thuad really amazing and why he was so well respected by Thai people. Really happy to know that have such huge holy image in Thailand. Wishing that I can visit his holy image one day.

  20. Sasha sunsun on Sep 4, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    Very famous in thailand , a lot visitor especialy Malaysian and Singapore.

  21. Jutika Lam on Sep 4, 2013 at 11:26 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Woah…. What an amazing and gigantic statue of Luang Phor Thuad!

    It is true that in Thailand people are famous for making such great and gigantic statues of the many famous and well attained Masters of Thai Buddhism.

    It is very lucky for the people in Thailand to be able to have the blessings to be able to have such great statues for thousands and thousands of people to come and Pray to.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing!

    Rest Well

    Love
    Jutika

  22. So Kin Hoe on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    Thanl you Rinpoche for sharing the story of Luang Phor Thuat. There is also a big statue of Luang Phor Thuat at the Wat Huay Mongkol temple complex located 15 kilometers west of Hua Hin. Many Thais pray to Luang Phor Thuat and fully trust in Him to resolve all their human problems.

  23. Wylfred on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    我一直都认为我自己和泰国佛教没有缘, 也会尽量避免接触泰国佛教, 真的有分别心。 通过仁波切分享和上课后, 才知道大乘,小乘和金刚乘佛教都是源自于释加摩尼佛。 顶礼上师

  24. Darren Kechara on Sep 4, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    Very huge statue if Luang Phor Thuad, a must visit if we travel to Bangkok. Seeing the image itself already has the blessing, will be great if we can do offering as well. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  25. Julien Roth on Sep 4, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    This is a beautiful statue Rinpoche. And i have to say, the video above really does show its beauty. Someday, i really wouldn’t mind seeing this statue at all. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche

  26. Ojhani on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:11 am

    We went to Thailand few years ago, and I was attracted by a bronze statut at Amulet’s market in Bagkok and I’ve bought it. It is Luang Phor Thuat’s statut in bronze, but I didn’t know his story. At my home this statut has a special place. Until today I didn’t know that he protects against accident but I truly believe that after reading this. 2 years ago, we almost had a car accident; no one didin’t understand how and why we avoid this accident. Now, I have the answer. This holly Buddhist monk was around us. From now and until the end of my life, I will pray next to this satut.

  27. Jace Chong on Aug 17, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    Homage to Luang Phor Thuad! The story of his bio is amazing. If it’s from the point of view of Tibetan Buddhism, he must be incarnation of high lama or Bodhisattva.

    Only true Buddhist practitioners live their life for others, never complain how others treat them. He is highly knowledgeable to solve the sutra in order to save the country.

    May his devotion to Buddhism set a great example for people to study Dharma for others. _/\_

  28. JP on Jun 30, 2012 at 5:24 am

    The story of Luang Phor Thuad sounds amazing. I believe he must have been a tulku of very high calibre. I’ve never heard of snakes spitting out crystal balls. Perhaps it’s a naga’s offering to Luang Phor Thuad who’s a very special child. I’m also quite surprised to see such a huge outdoor statue of a monk and not Shakyamuni Buddha in Thailand. I think it’s very unusual. I would visit this temple, the next time I’m in Bangkok.

  29. James Long on Sep 14, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    We saw this huge statue on the highway to Wat Muang. Our group are very fortunate to visit holy site with Rinpoche.

    In Wat Muang, they have a shrine for their Abbot who built the temple. In the same area, they built a huge statue of Guru in this case Luang Phor Thuad. This tradition of building Guru statue is same as Tibetan.

    We took picture there with Rinpoche and make a prayer in future we will able to built huge statue of our lineage master, so that we will be able to be close to meet a Guru and practice Dharma life after life.

  30. monlam on Sep 10, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the video and photos.
    This holy sangha statue is really big and nice. This looks like real. This is very good for people to pray and get some blessing.

  31. Melinda on Aug 27, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I have a statue of Luang Phor Thuat at home on my alter.I do not know much about Luang Phor Thuat neither does my Mom. I was only told to pray to Luang Phor Thuat for safety and protection.How ignorant I am not to know the inspiring story of such a holy monk.
    Thank you so much for sharing this, Rinpoche. It will definitely be different from now whenever I see His holy image and now i can share the story with my Mom too!

  32. tenzin llhamo on Aug 27, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche. Such an amazing story of His life. Those who see His Holy image from near or far will not only be blessed but reminded of His story on what He had done for so many years with humility.

  33. Nicholas on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:07 pm

    Wow…..it’s really so nice and bless to able to see such a big holy statue from far. I like the feeling. If I were to have a house near the large statue, I would like have all the windows face the statue. What a great view!!!
    After Rinpoche mention that may in future we are able to build a large statue of our linage Guru, my mind keep on imagining it and it’s so wonderful.
    The story of Lung Phor Thuad is great. It’s really a blessing to have such a great being which continuing to help people over three hundred years.

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this.

  34. Joy on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for all the beautiful pictures, videos and exciting updates … they are very inspiring to witness. It is good to see Rinpoche well with a great supportive team working really hard to spread Dharma in Thailand. What a great privilege to be there with Rinpoche doing this great works – rejoice for the team!

    Rinpoche’s the greatest tour guide for Thailand, making every single place of visit so much more meaningful and valuable. Most of us had visited Thailand and these places never had this type of priceless knowledge to really appreciate the place. Now when we go back to Thailand and visit these great places and instead of just being a silly tourist, it will have more meaning.

    Thank you Rinpoche for having this blog to share with the world your inspiring journeys and teachings which are truly priceless!

  35. Steve Tobias on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    These kinds of stories are great. Then the statue representing them. Can’t really grasp how large it is or the impact of running into such a statue. The only “large things” in America are billboards. On the rural highways sometimes a person writes something on the roof of their house, like a tribute to their dog, and it takes you out of the normal sphere of things. Even the large Christian churches are nice. Imagine a giant statue of a famous monk, with a story behind it?

  36. Michael Kuang on Aug 25, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    LP Thuad is highly revered by Malaysian as well. Many northern states Buddhist will put LP Thuad amulet on their children as to protect them. My mum gave me one of the Wat Pak Kow consecrated LP Thuad when I was in kindergarten. I ve kept it until today as to remember how my mom took care of me when I was young and now it is time for her child who grown up to take care of the aging mother.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing..as Buddhism stresses on Non Sectarian..this is a true example on how you incorporate Thai Theravadan Gurus to inspire all of us to practice diligently. Namo Pothi Satho Akanthi Maya Iti Pakawa Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu!

  37. patsy on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:56 pm

    I remembered when I was young, we had a photo and a statue of Lung Phor Thuad on our altar and my parents would pray daily to Lung Phor Thuad. On special occasions, my parents would buy thin gold foil and stick on to the statue. Before sitting for exams or going for a job interview, my parents would always advise me to pray to Lung Phor Thuad which I did even though I do not know much about this great monk but out of respect for my parents. It is through Rinpoche’s kindness again for sharing this article with us that I have gained so much information on this great monk. Thank you!

  38. His. on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    AppreciatingBrancussi? The most reality is often not what is most manifest. The bigger the statue, the more we can realize there’se no use in searching outside what is within….that is why people find calm in watching the sea. A bigger statue then the sea is not there. On the floating market there was this Madonna-with-child A green Buddha statue and in the evening when looking up to the stars, we realized that all over the world people had in fact the same shrine up in the sky, with all the stars as statues of the Gods….Bara Berechit Elohim it means The beginning Created many Gods …
    We are all up to The Beginning.
    Hm. nice . Thanks for sharing. Buddha=The Beginning.

    Here is a statue in words it is Zen-statue I hope AllYou like it You know in Zen the man goes find the bull and then put on a halter and the animal becomes quiet and in the and he can ride on his back, while reading a holy scripture, or plying a flute, and the animal brings him savely home. Many statues like that , very well known.
    Here’s with poem, it ones arose from his-mind. Deeply Thank You for chance to share it

    Galloping over the land
    When it touched the Holy Sand
    The horse Sacrifize became a lucky-born

    The sand turned into a lake
    In which Sacrifize disappeared

    It’s memory called: set me free
    The waters mirror: come to me

    Silent black, mysterious dark
    It’s light strange unshore
    It wanted to wait and waited
    For thousand years, or even more

    Then, dusty from a long travel
    Thirsty for another level
    The bird Experience flew out of the sky

    Tangled through thousand times
    And willing to tell
    Touched it the water
    Had flewn right into the well

    There down by the lake
    when it drunk of the water
    The bird Experience altered into a man

    When he looked into the mirror
    He saw his memory, and took a dive
    Then Sacrfize, recognizing it’s history
    Was shaken back to life

    The man swam to the bottom
    And touched the Holy Sand
    The horse Awakened One then humbly
    Kneeled before it’s Master, who took His seat
    And to the lake ofcourse of darkness
    the final End.

  39. Frederick Law on Aug 25, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, seeing the Holy image of Lung Phor Thuad is a blessing knowing of the things achieve by such a holy Sangha. the story of Lung Phor Thuad is very interesting.The Statue of Lung Phor Thuad looks very real, it will be in my list of must visit if i ever to travel and visit Thailand in the future and make offering.

    i am very excited to know that Rinpoche has plan to make a large statue of Zong Rinpoche and Trijang Rinpoche in the future, it will be a blessing to many.

  40. tsemtulku on Aug 25, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    Stopping here to see this fantastic image was accidental. It was not part of the program. We didn’t even know it existed. On the way to Wat Muang Temple to visit the 300 ft Buddha statue in the fields we came across this…This holy image is 1.5 hours drive from Bangkok city itself. I wanted to share this with everyone so much. Tsem Rinpoche

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  • sarassitham
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 04:19 PM
    I am blessed to see the amazing and best 10 meditation retreats in the world. I believe it is such because of its rich and long history with pure spiritual practice and way of life, culture and religion.

    Traditionally all retreats has a beautiful landscape and quiet environment for anyone to have more freedom, peace and happiness in our daily life. It is also a chance to nurture our inner growth as it’s take time to look deeply in order to transform both our individual difficulties and the difficulties in our society.

    We are so fortunate with Rinpoche kindness to have a similar retreat for us to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Such a great place to practice dharma in nature with walks, breath meditations and fresh air.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article and giving an opportunity to explore the beautiful retreats in the world.

    https://bit.ly/34jcxqK

  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 12:27 PM
    This is definitely one of the best way for us to collect merits and plant seed for us to be able to do her practice in future. From this article I know and learn about the very sacred female Buddha. It gives us great opportunity to collect merits and make offering by having Vajrayogini stupa and statue in Kechara Forest Retreat.Thank you very much for the guidance and sharing such a good article.

    https://bit.ly/3kpdPpB
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 11:55 AM
    China to Open its Own Nalanda University in Hainan Province . The campus of Nanhai Buddhism Academy was designed by internationally acclaimed architect which is located in the scenic Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone. That’s wonderful. It’s the only institute of higher education in the world offering instruction. Offering various programs on Buddhist Studies in Han-Chinese Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism and Southern Buddhism . The Chinese government are willing to invest billions in having such a university to benefits the people and for most spreading Buddhism .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/new-nalanda-university-in-china.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 11:53 AM
    Came across this old post . Well for someone to admit one mistakes , realised the true , having the courage to swallow one’s pride and apologise, I rejoice for them. Some might not have the courage to admit it. Admitting a mistake is not a weakness after all on the contrary, it shows an openness of our heart. Every one of us might have made mistakes along our life path. We learn from our mistakes, admit our own before we point out someone else’s and grow from there.
    Lobsang Monlam ‘s message is very touching , its better for him to say sorry now than never. Or else he will regret forever. A good teacher like our Lama is hard to find. We are very fortunate to have met Rinpoche in this life , Rinpoche had changed the lives of many.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/dear-rinpoche-i-am-sorry.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Oct 23. 2020 11:51 AM
    Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and lack of interest. Different causes can often combine to trigger depression. Whatever it is ….depression comes from our own karma for what we did in this life or the previous life. People who suffer from depression often report feelings of loneliness and isolation. If not treated it could lead to more serious matters related. It will interfere with our daily life for sure. Learning Dharma, practicing it will help us to transform our mind more positively. We will see the light even in the darkest of times in our life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this teachings with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/some-thoughts-on-depression.html
  • sarassitham
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 11:51 PM
    This is an amazing news for vegetarian and vegan eaters in California. I strongly believe it a great move to encourage more people to be vegan. Choosing a vegan lifestyle can contribute many beneficial factors to one’s life.

    A vegan diet is the most beneficial to mankind as it is one of the healthiest diets in the world, it is the world’s most environmentally friendly diet. Many vegans have found themselves starving while they are traveling and not being able to find any foods free of animal products on the road and this will be very convenient.

    Thank you for the interesting sharing, Hope to hear and see more countries could have Vegan Grocery. It will be extremely beneficial to the planet and will encourage a healthier lifestyle.

    https://bit.ly/3ji9V0F
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:48 PM
    We have to do our homework……yes I agree with what Rinpoche had said. We can’t go back and change the beginning but we can start where we are and change the present. We have to work it out somehow even there is a hurdle or obstacles to go. In life we bond to have obstacles to clear along the path of life. Accepting those obstacles as they come , learn from there and let it be. Choosing to learn, practice Dharma and putting it into action is the best choice. Doing Dharma I have chosen have make my life filled with happiness.
    Thank you Rinpoche for these teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/20668.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:45 PM
    The Heart Sutra is the most widely known sutra of the Mahayana tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. We may try changing who we are in an attempt to fit in and even if we achieve a new feeling of belonging, the emptiness remains. Emptiness is an important door to liberation in life. The Heart Sutra is a very condensed contemplation manual. Will read it over and again to understand better . I still have a long way to go trying to absorb what ever I could. We have to develop a soft heart and compassion, firstly before we read the sutras. At the heart of emptiness is compassion….quoted.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/emptiness-with-a-heart-of-compassion.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Oct 22. 2020 12:44 PM
    Unbelievable what they did…. Mumu and Oser. They saved an injured tiny bird, bringing to Rinpoche. They are like one of us , can feel and knew that the bird needed help. Mumu and Oser knew who to bring to. Great Job, they did their best, sadly the injured bird passed away. But fortunate to have Rinpoche blessing. Mumu and Oser are amazing dogs had showed us an example to give care, love and be kind even they were of different species.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-tale-of-a-bird.html
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Oct 21. 2020 05:11 PM
    Really love this mysterious and yet beautiful, sacred and holy place. The temple is beautiful preserved with remarkable facts of tantric legacy. This sixty four yogini temple is very unique in many ways and all the yoginis represents the sixty four arts which very fascinating. I believe there are a lot more to discover from this temple.

    Thank you for the article sharing, I’m blessed to see the holy place and hope to visit them.

    https://bit.ly/3jha0Si
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Oct 21. 2020 01:33 PM
    Dorje Shugden, the special protector emanation of Manjushri is a fully enlightened being which will help us at all times when we truly trusted and have faith in him and our Guru.

    There is nothing that is too small or too big or daunting for him, when it comes to helping us.I fold my hands in great faith and devotion to Dorje Shugden.Thank you for sharing this wonderful story and experience with us.


    https://bit.ly/3kl6M1s
  • sarassitham
    Tuesday, Oct 20. 2020 11:52 PM
    I believe that in life, we come across so many different experiences and opportunities to learn and grow, and in turn, every choice we make and everything that we go through shapes us into who we are. Challenging situations take us beyond our comfort zone and trigger fears and anxieties but also have the power to become moments of truth.

    It takes a lot of time to reached a level of acceptance and by doing dharma work we are trying to inculcate compassion into our lives . This powerful teaching helps to purify our karma and transform our thoughts.

    Thank you for the sharing, It serves as a reminder for all of us, of the reason why we are doing Dharma work and what kind of attitude one should have.

    https://bit.ly/3jg6K9E
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Oct 20. 2020 05:37 PM
    This is one of the most sacred sites in all of Buddhism. Yearly thousands of Hindus and Buddhists pilgrims and tourist from all over the world will be come to The Mahabodhi Temple.

    This sacred sites is definitely imbued with the positive energies and blessings of great beings.Thank you very much for the good write up and share this nice article with us
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Oct 19. 2020 04:52 PM
    Reading this article really me open up my views of what is existing beyond my imagination.They then discovered that the possibility of life on other planets ,the existence of black holes, and so forth.
    The universe, outer space, the galaxies have always fascinated me since I was very very young. I loved pictorial books on planets and space.Thank you very much for the good sharing.
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Oct 18. 2020 04:22 PM
    Niguma is considered one of the most important and influential yoginis and Vajrayana teachers. A mysterious eleventh-century Kashmiri woman who became the source of a major Tibetan Buddhist practice lineage. Niguma was considered an emanation of the great dakini Mandarava. The legacy of Niguma’s teachings and spiritual practices is still available today within the Shangpa Kagyu tradition. Her teachings are also embodied within the Gelug school as well as the other sects of Tibetan Buddhism. Interesting related to Niguma and Khyungpo Naljor about the 500 gold coins and so forth. A very rare insight into the unusual role of women in the development of Buddhist history.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David so this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/niguma-mistress-of-illusion.html

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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
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    1 years ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
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    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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    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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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    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.
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    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.
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    Beautiful
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    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
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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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
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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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.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    3 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.
    3 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Fwd: Dear Sotha
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
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Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
1 month ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
2 months ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
2 months ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 months ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
5 months ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 months ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
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Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
7 months ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
7 months ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
7 months ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
7 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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