Trijang Rinpoche and Karmapa

Feb 8, 2013 | Views: 3,561

Mind blowing connections between two enlightened and perfected beings!

His Holiness 16th Karmapa was very close friends with His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche. They spent much time together talking, discussing and joking. They had a very warm and close relationship for lifetimes in fact. Karmapa would even visit Trijang Rinpoche in his house with short notice. This warm, holy and sacred picture says it all. Karmapa is Chenresik and Trijang Rinpoche is Vajra Yogini. These are two living Buddhas manifesting in human form for the benefit of many beings. Om Svasti!

There is an interesting story regarding H.H. the 8th Karmapa and H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche to show enlightenment has no borders no matter what tradition you hail from. Karmapa may be Karma Kagyu and Trijang Rinpoche Gelug, but that is just our labels. A fully enlightened being of the Kagyu and Gelug has no difference. Same for Sakya, Nyingma, Mahayana, Zen, Theravadin, etc. How can a Buddha be defined by time, place, tradition, sect or lineage? Impossible.

A Buddha is beyond all labels and projections. Projections arise from untamed mind with wrong view and that certainly does not apply to a Buddha mind. So someone who follows the Karma Kagyu tradition and practices diligently can be fully enlightened just like a Gelug practioner of course. Buddha’s teachings have no ultimate borders. All lineages are potent to produce Buddhas from ordinary beings. Anyone practicing diligently and correctly from any tradition can become fully enlightened.

To illustrate this point, in the time of Karmapa’s 8th incarnation Migyo Dorje, Karmapa and Trijang Rinpoche “exchanged” identity, where the mind of the previous Karmapa reincarnated into a boy who was later recognized as the new incarnation of Trijang Rinpoche, while the previous Trijang Rinpoche reincarnated into a boy who was later recognized as the 8th Karmapa, so the previous Karmapa became the new Trijang Rinpoche and practised and upheld the Gelug lineage for his whole lifetime, while the previous Trijang Rinpoche became the 8th Karmapa and learned, practised, taught and upheld the Karma Kagyu lineage for his whole lifetime.

After that incarnation, both of them reincarnated into their respective lineages again, i.e. the original Karmapa into Kagyu lineage, and the original Trijang Rinpoche into Gelug lineage. But for that one lifetime, they “exchanged” roles into each other’s lineage. This is established and accepted. Hence in the *Trungrab thangka of Trijang Rinpoche’s previous incarnation the 8th Karmapa is portrayed. Beautiful isn’t it? Karmapa and Trijang Rinpoche are both enlightened manifesting again and again for the benefit of others. How fortunate we are to live in a time and dimension that holy beings can manifest and have direct interaction with us propelling us toward liberation as taught by the Dharma of the infallible Lord Buddha.

Please share this picture with many and allow them a chance to be blessed also just like us. Seeing in this case is planting seeds of liberation in our mind streams. I am so happy to share this with everyone. I feel so blessed to see this and feel it’s such a great honour for me to share this story and picture with all of you. Please share with others.

May H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa and H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s current incarnations live long, bring dharma to many and have their wishes fulfilled.

Much care, prayers and blessings,

Tsem Rinpoche

*See the Trungrab thangka of Trijang Rinpoche’s previous life as Karmapa see here.

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H.H. the 1st Karmapa Dusum Khyenpa. Click on image to enlarge or click here for more beautiful thangkas.

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His Holiness the 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje. Click on image to enlarge or click here for more beautiful thangkas.

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The personal Dharma Protector of the Karmapas, known as Mahakala Bernagchen, together with Dorje Shugden. Click on image to enlarge or click here for more beautiful thangkas.

 
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  1. Samfoonheei on Nov 11, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    A rare holy, sacred and precious picture of His Holiness 16th Karmapa with His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche tells a thousand words. Karmapa is Chenresik and Trijang Rinpoche is Vajra Yogini. In fact there is a mind blowing connections between the two enlightened and perfected beings. Wow…… HH 16th Karmapa and HH Trijang Rinpoche are both enlightened manifesting again and again for the benefit of others. Interesting read showing enlightenment has no borders no matter what tradition one comes from.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

  2. Samfoonheei on Feb 20, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    Wow…. a brilliant picture of the two greatest masters of Tibetan Buddhism. Trijang Rinpoche was a Gelugpa monk and the 16th Karmapa, a Karma Kagyu, enjoying a beautiful relationship based on respect and trust. There were no conflict between them. It seem that in one lifetime, both of them did even interchange incarnations. There is an interesting story regarding both of them. Both enlightened manifesting again and again for the benefit of others .From the picture it tell us a thousands word of wisdom between both of them. H.H. the 16th Karmapa and H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche remained close friends throughout their life. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this a brilliant picture of the two greatest masters for us and merely seeing it is a blessing.

  3. Tsem Rinpoche on Jul 28, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    This is a powerful picture of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and the current incarnation of Trijang Rinpoche meeting together in the year 2000 when Trijang Rinpoche was 18. All three lamas are Dorje Shugden practitioners. In fact Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen was the one that first encouraged my practice of Dorje Shugden when I was 16 years old when I joined his beautiful Thubten Dhargye Ling centre in Los Angeles. I lived with Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen for 8 years before proceeding to Gaden Monastery in South India. Later Kyabje Zong Rinpoche came to our Los Angeles centre and granted sogtae (permission ceremony) to practice Dorje Shugden for life as requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen had tremendous faith in Trijang Rinpoche.

    Kyabje Lati Rinpoche was innovative, dedicated and very much focused on bringing dharma to many. He had tremendous faith in Dorje Shugden as I had the honour to meet him many times. He would seek advice from Dorje Shugden many times via the oracle of Gaden Monastery. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche have since passed away while the current Trijang Rinpoche is a perfect lineage holder and practitioner of Dharma while he keeps Dorje Shugden as his personal protector as he has done so for many lifetimes.

    This is a powerful and beautiful picture of three great lamas of Buddha’s lineage and also of Gaden Monastery. ~Tsem Rinpoche

    Trijang and Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen

  4. Wylfred Ng on Nov 7, 2013 at 10:05 pm

    谢谢仁波切的分享。
    很庆幸我有机缘可以在克切拉学习。
    詹仁波切的上师是宋仁波切, 宋仁波切的上师是赤江仁波切, 而且赤江仁波切又和大宝法王有着微妙的关系。
    在克切拉可以得到那么多位传承上师的加持是多么无比的幸福。
    感恩。

  5. Cliff on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:12 pm

    I always liked HH Trijang Rinpoche’s pleasant peaceful smile, it always brought warmth to the heart. It’s such a wonderful photo to see HH 16th Karmapa and HH Trijang Rinpoche together, they look really close together and have a good relationship. I find it really cool how they “exchanged roles” into each other’s lineages, it shows how accepting they are of each others practices and how humble they are. May they have long lives for many eons benefiting many people.

  6. sweekeong on Mar 18, 2013 at 1:12 am

    Astounding! The enlightened mind is really out of this world. We cannot put the enlightened mind in a box, a compartment, nor categorized the enlightened mind into categories, this sect, that sect, this lineage, and that lineage. It would be a futile effort. This shows at our current mindset and state we are trying to fit enlightenment, our guru, into something within the definition our polluted mind for our own convenience sake. All qualified lineages will lead one to full enlightenment. We created our own obstacles therefore any of the guru is the best guru we can have because of their enlightened mind being able to help all sentient beings including us.

  7. chris.poland.europe on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:59 pm

    wishes KARMA KAGIU and GELUG LEANIDGES
    inside as well as between may UNITY CHENRESIoneness be.
    may KARMAPA proper one “black crown” all lamas&students see sHHarp
    may TRIJANG freedom and sHHine heal world need it now&ever
    MIND IS UNDUall ,this Masters show on pictuRE:Visible way
    ENLIGHTMENT IS POSSIBLE,CAN HAPPEN TO EVERY ONE-MOMMENT HERE NOW

    http://vajratool.wordpress.com/2011/01/10/dilgo-khyentse-yangsi-rinpoche-visits-h-h-the-17th-karmapa/

    http://karmapa.org/news/hong_kong_13/hongkong_02.htm

    DILGO KHENTSE YANGSI,PEWAR RINPOCHE,
    TRUNGRAM GYATRUL(MILAREPA ohd harward)
    are ENLIGTNENED MASTERS so tHHeir opinion is nice to know17controvercy abt TOO!

    with full respect for KALON TRIPA//CTAedu do?//
    LOBSAY SANGEY phd,but He is not BHUDDA!

    @JALpalyul inspiRE:
    HH 5KARMA KUCHEN
    previous incarnations
    had been find and intronizated
    by KARMAPAS&SHAMARPAS

    golden swan in turbulent waters ??
    indeedNOW DWay monopoly position
    as Gialwa Karmapa Representation

    HH=HHeal need,pls pray to be all ok
    with best wishes for HHDLong live
    nice bardo and good reborn without
    controvercy

    if ole nydahl have HHDL ethics
    if HHDL have ole nydahl’trust toXVIKARMAPA

    my live LAST 17years looks better.
    KAGIUnity wish /zero comPROmiss JAL!/

  8. li kheng on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this very interesting post!

    The first thought that came to mind is: we can only truly understand  and experience life from another’s perspective by putting ourselves in that person’s position. When we understand, we may develop empathy and separation can melt away. If enlightened beings like Trijang Rinpoche and Karmapa can “exchange lives” to illustrate this point, we should follow their example to widen our view beyond labels. As we stop focusing on the differences and start seeing the similarities we share with others, the hatred/dislike can be replaced with tolerance and acceptance. This is not limited to religious matters but life in general. For example, I had a Palestinian and an Isreali classmate who eventually became friends after they actually get to know each other.

    The second thought that comes to mind is that we are all the same, we are all one. We all live in pursuit of happiness. We all experience fear. In seeing that we are not defined the lineage we belong to (Gelugpa or Karma Kagyu) but rather we are all learning Dharma with a common goal to attain peace and happiness, we will act differently and begin to practice real Dharma.

  9. Albert Ratchaga on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    This is really amazing with the relationship of Trijang Rinpoche and Karmapa, how they share the linage and working together for the growth of Dharma, how they switch position to bring out the benefit for others, nothing can be more beautiful than this.

    For the enlightened being who need to work together to benefits others, don’t even mentioned about human, we can’t work alone, so what we need to learn from here is to put down our judgmental and self cherishing mind and work harmoniously with others, with this only we can achieve more and gain the real happiness.

  10. Samten Lhendup on Feb 14, 2013 at 11:57 am

    _/\_ Rinpoche, thank you very much for the post. I did not know H.E Karmapa and Trijang rinpoche are so close to each other. They are truly Buddhas in human form. May who ever catches their sight purify all negative karma and blessed by their enlightened power.

  11. abby f on Feb 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    It is interesting to know that Trijang Rinpoche was once the 8th Karmapa and the 7th Karmapa reincarnated and became Trijang Rinpoche at that time! Buddhism is beautiful because we have different lineages and traditions, and even the though the practices, the way we chant our prayers might not be the same, but we share the same teachings from the Buddha. And most importantly, the true Dharma is transformation, not only the rituals or the prayers.

    I think to all the high lamas, there is no difference between the tradition and lineage. To benefit others, they go beyond the labels that limit people’s mind. If I see obstacles greater than the purpose to serve others, then it shows I have no kindness and gratitude for what I have, because all the things that I have now are due to the kindness and others hard works.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this lovely photo and opened up our eyes and mind to see how enlightened beings go beyond labels and limitations to serve others. We should take them as our role model. 🙂

  12. Low ksjb on Feb 11, 2013 at 6:56 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche to share this rare photo of these Great Dharma Masters with us.We are very fortunate to witness true Dharma in action.Their sincere action shows us that true Dharma have no boundaries. Both of them display inner and outer bliss when they are together.These accomplish Dharma masters are indeed compassionate and generous.Without them a lot of rare tantric practice would be lost.It is through their devotion and commitment that ,through their tied less effort to initiate and spread Dharma to motivate it to a higher level.
    Wishing their current reincarnation long life to spread Dharma to all.

  13. KYC on Feb 11, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    The lives and work of enlightened masters are truly inspirational. They are great examples to follow and their actions are teachings in themselves. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (the Buddha’s charioteer)in previous lives, had been Indian pandits and mahasiddhas, Ganden Tripas several times, and great Tibetan masters. These bodhisattvas return again and again to help sentient beings become enlightened by showing them the path. We are indeed fortunate to live in these times where Buddhist masters are spreading the Buddhadharma far and wide.

  14. lewkwanleng on Feb 11, 2013 at 2:23 am

    People asked me about the different lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. i told them it is just our labels. They are all the same and leads to enlightenment.

    This story of exchanging entity between these two high liames is interesting to read, but more importantly it is very touching. From their mind, they already know the path to enlightenment. and lables such as Kagyu, Gelug are merely labels we put…

  15. Sheryl KH (JB) on Feb 10, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    I am amazed at how Karmapa and Trijang Rinpoche “exchanged” identity and that they learnt another tradition during that lifetime. Maybe this was already pre-arranged between two of these enlightened beings before that particular re-incarnation. This is also a beautiful story for me for with this identity exchange, another tradition is learnt during that particular lifetime.

    With this article, I learnt too that there is no border when it comes to enlightenment. We can all become enlightened if we do practice and learn hard enough.

  16. Andrew Boon on Feb 10, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    What a beautiful picture of two such illustrious masters. True spirituality at its best! A celebration of commonalities and not differences which makes this a most touching imagery!.

    If only we can all use this simple pictorial example of how true peace (inner and outer) can be achieved with such a relatively “easy” lesson in acceptance and tolerance.

    The current incarnations of H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa and H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s are back and continuing to benefit others I rejoice that they will continue to turn the wheel of dharma always!

  17. Wan Wai Meng on Feb 10, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    I always thought of enlightened beings as being the nature of clear, pristine. When water mixes with water there is no difference between them and since all Buddhas have the same type of minds they can occupy the different bodies. A show of their control over life and death.

  18. David Lai on Feb 10, 2013 at 5:30 pm

    I think this is a very interesting piece of information regarding Trijang Rinpoche and the Karmapa. I think that they are definitely highly evolved beings that have returned to bring tremendous benefit to us and to ensure the flourishing of the teachings. Hence, I am sure the Karmapa and Trijang Rinpoche planned this switch as a show of their eternal and divine friendship.

    They also did this because they want to show the world that both lineages are just as valid and there is no real separation. The spirit of the Karma Kagyus and the Gelug tradition is exactly the same, the difference is mere on the technical, which is the method. They are not the only Lamas to do this. Even Lama Zopa in his previous lives was a Nyingma lama and in this life, he has manifested as a powerful Gelug lama. The labels is just placed on the teachings but the spirit of each and every lineage is really the same. Wonderful! I think the message is to stick to our practice and lineage and go all the way with it.

  19. Paris on Feb 10, 2013 at 12:47 am

    What a beautiful photo which demonstrates the real love, harmony, peace and equanimity that can arise out of every true practitioner, whatever your faith, tradition, school or even religion. There are some similar photos of the Dalai Lama with leaders of other faiths, like the Pope or some Christian Bishops, and that same sense of harmony and understanding is pervasive in all those photos.

    It’s really only all the rest of us, many levels down from these enlightened minds, who put the labels and make that distinction between what is truly good and what isn’t – that’s where all the trouble starts! The clashes, conflicts and problems that arise out of religion are very rarely from the spiritual leaders themselves, but by many of the people below, who clearly haven’t yet reached that level of understanding equanimity and compassion as their own leaders have. If we could only emulate our teachers, or those we look up to within our faiths and practice what they show in their own perfect examples, we would have saved a helluva lot of conflict and war in the last few thousand years!

  20. Valentina Suhendra on Feb 9, 2013 at 6:14 pm

    I have read several accounts about Trijang Rinpoche’s previous life and his relationship he is building with Lamas from various traditions, including Karmapa. Sometimes I wonder why some people still bicker or discuss about which sects of Buddhism are better and try to defend one and oppose the other. It is really a meaningless discussion and the time spent can be used instead ot benefit others.

    I think it is very beautiful to have good relationships that lasted for many lifetimes and served as examples and inspirations for many others.

  21. jennifer on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    What a touching and beautiful photo of H.H.16th Karmapa and H.H. Trijang Rinpoche together. One can actually feel the closeness,love and warmth between these two great Masters.The photo also reflects their love for each other , the love that they shared for eons of lifetimes together.
    They are just so very comfortable in each other’s company. Their love and compassion transcends all the different traditions.

    It is man who puts labels onto everything, eg a sparrow does not know it’s a sparrow – man labelled it and gave it a name. It is the same that man causes the separation between race, religions, cultures when basically we are all the same. We all aim for the same thing – Universal Peace, Love and Harmony .

    The amazing story of the ‘cross incarnation ‘ between H.H. 8th Karmapa and H.H. Trijang Rinpoche clearly shows that there are no boundaries,no limitations , no labels, no segregation, when it comes to serving and benefiting all sentient beings.

  22. Datuk May on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    What a wonderful picture of true enlightened beings who practised the Dharma and lived in bliss. No labels, separation nor differences prevail within their mind stream as all they do is to live their lives in many many reincarnations to benefit all forms of sentient beings.

    Thank you, Rinpoche for giving this teaching and the conviction that as long as the upholders of all spiritual practices are pure and authentic, the basis of spirituality is same. To live a virtuous life to benefit all and space that we are in.

    In order to understand how profound and similar all types of Buddhism are, the education on pure Dharma is so important. For this I thank Rinpoche and our Pastors and Dharma teachers in Kechara.

  23. Lim Han Nee on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for showing us that, for fully Enlightened and compassionate beings,there are no conventionally set boundaries of time,space, sects and lineage. Here are two great Enlightened Beings, emanations of Chenrezig and Vajrayogini, who are so close friends. The great friendship of HH the Sixteenth Karmapa and HH Trijang Rinpoche spans many lifetimes.

    The sole purpose of these two great masters is to benefit sentient beings. Hence they will come back lifetime after lifetime,be it as a Gelug master or a Karma Kagyu master. Both have interchanged ‘labels’. In fact HH 8th Karmapa and HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche – have interchanged places- Trijang Rinpoche coming back as a Karma Kagyu master and HH 8th Karmapa as a Gelug master.

    I rejoice at Great Compassion that transcends labels.It is ridiculous to accuse such great masters of the Gelug lineage like Pabongka Rinpoche, Trijang Rinpoche and Zong Rinpoche, of being sectarian.

  24. Martin on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:23 am

    A while ago Tsem Rinpoche put a post highlighting the supreme wisdom of Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche and now this post about the 16th Karmapa. I like that very much because it encourages readers to be broad in their thinking rather than narrowly focused on a particular lineage which may lead one to develop a sense of discrimination and superiority which is not something the Dharma intends for practitioners.

    Just looking at the picture alone is cause for joy – two enlightened beings together in the form of such high masters and that also reminds me how fortunate we are to be living in an age where Dharma is available and highly attained masters walk the earth. Incidentally both Trijang Rinpoche and the 16th Karmapa have returned in present reincarnations to continue turning the wheel of Dharma.

  25. Joy on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    Oh my this so brilliant to know! I like the fact that Trijang Rinpoche and the Karmapa exchanged roles in one life time to knows us that they are both equal and that true Dharma has no boundaries and no labels as it is all for one ultimate goal… to spread Dharma to the ten direction. It is intriguing to know that these two Lamas can literally take full control of their mind and some how show that there is non-duality in real Dharma.

    To us normal layman who are so used to labels this concept may be hard to digest as we tend to always have a mind set that what we do in our lives is not the same as our spiritual practice. I often here people say this is my “family” (the one they were born in) and this is my spiritual life (their spiritual practice) and they some how put these two in separate compartments and one does not mix with the other. They say Dharma work is spiritual practice and Family is family/their real life, 2 separate entities. But what if we can join the both together? Wouldn’t that be much easier for us to focus and wouldn’t that be easier to for us cherish the preciousness of Dharma… if Dharma isn’t life then what do we do or how do we act when we’re with our personal family or friends? Hmmmm – food for thought.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this eye opening post… I find it most refreshing that there proven real life facts that there is no discrimination in Enlightened minds! And if really there was no Tulku system, we’d probably not even know about these two great beings incarnation as such which I suppose is a different subject 🙂

  26. Sharon Saw on Feb 8, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    Thank you for sharing this story about the incarnations crossing back and forth! It is quite an amazing illustration of how highly attained beings are not constrained by our preconceived ideas of how things should be. This is an example of how the enlightened minds transcend duality, which is just a perception of our deluded minds.

    The Buddha said there are 84,000 ways to achieve enlightenment and the different ways are merely because they will each appeal to the 84,000 different types of minds. I do think that all the mainstream religions teach the universal values of wisdom and compassion. Instead of focusing on the differences, we could focus on the similarities and see how we can happily live together and respect the different faiths we have.

    For another example of the unity and harmony across different Buddhist lineages, we can read Rinpoche’s post about the Gelugpa Lama, HH the 10th Panchen Lama and the Nyingma Lama, HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/padmasambhava-meets-tsongkapa.html

    and even across different faiths,
    http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/his-holiness-the-cardinal.html

    Rinpoche has always emphasised on harmony and respect for different schools of Buddhism and different religions. These core principles of maintaining harmony and respect is the core of Rinpoche’s vision of Kechara World Peace Centre. If more people have acceptance and tolerance of other’s beliefs without judgment, i firmly believe this will solve the many problems in our world historically as well as today and world peace is definitely possible.

  27. Desmond on Feb 8, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    In a way, we should be grateful and lucky to have this picture being capture with the two living Buddhas exchanging their views. We should keep this picture as evergreen as possible or print it out to be shared purpose.

    I truly agreed with Rinpoche explanation on whether is the Kagyu or Gelug school, it does not matter as long we practiced diligently, we will obtain the benefits. I followed Kagyu school teaching before leading by current Karmapa. In the beginning, we tend to compare but the more we behave and think this way, it does not serve us well moreover others.

    For the benefit to others and sentient beings, if we do dharma, regardless which school, we do it correctly,selflessly, that’s more important after all.

    In a secular way to explain, being a trained life coach, “label” on someone is how and we perceived in our mind on others. Until we understood fully the “meaning” of we perceived, then labeling on others will no longer be useful. Otherwise, our “labeling” thought is constantly being “clouded” with our other negative thoughts, perspective and paradigm that hold us rigidly. Our current education system did a very surface level in educating us the meaning behind of each labeling.

    This intro from Dream Works on every single animation movies tell us why we need to clear our mind and focus the right purpose, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmGecljl6gk

  28. henry ooi on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:27 am

    Often seen are pictures of great spiritual masters together talking and discussing spirituality regardless of their religious belief. And this is one of those pictures of the two great masters of Vajrayana Buddhism.

    True spirituality has no border, creed and race.

  29. Pastor Susan on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 am

    This is a true display of spirituality. Labels are fine as long as we use it to serve the purpose of universal growth and harmony. Labels doesn’t serve anyone when it is used to divide and separate. When this happens, it contradicts growth.

    I love this picture and the explanation Rinpoche provided about the Karmapa and Trijang Rinpoche being such close friends and the deeper and “mysterious” aspects of what these two great beings did in a previous lifetime to show that there is actually no labels and difference.

    If only we can consider the possibility that to achieve ultimate happiness, we need to depend on each other and the need to serve each other, then we will have a better and brighter future for the younger generations. If we believe in incarnation, then we will certainly also benefit from developing the universal mind of compassion.

    • tsemtulku on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:56 am

      Very nice thoughts Pastor Susan..thank you. TR

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  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 6. 2022 03:22 PM
    Gampopa Sonam Rinchen a Tibetan Buddhist master and was among the most famous disciples of the great Tibetan Kagyu saint Milarepa . Gampopa is credited with establishing the Kagyu path, combining Kadampa Lamrim teachings with the Mahamudra teachings he received from Milarepa. He even combined the Kadam monastic and scholastic traditions with Indian tantric practices, spreading the teachings to Tibet. He was a bhikshu, an accomplished doctor who had a natural talent for medicine as well. His Guru devotion and rapid accomplishment had been an unexpected inspired many. He had trained many of the greatest Kagyu masters of all time. He wrote a number of treatises and founded the Dagpo Kagyu school and Daklha Gampo monastery. Interesting read of a great Lama.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/gampopa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 6. 2022 03:19 PM
    The Second Dalai Lama, Gyatso (1476–1542),born to a family of yogic practitioners, was identified as the incarnation of the posthumously recognized 1st Dalai Lama, Gendun Drub . He was an extraordinary child at a young seem to recall his previous lives, expressing his wish to return to Tashilhunpo. In later years he spent most his time in meditation, pilgrimage, and giving teachings, developing an enormous following in Tibet. Among the many accomplishments of his life, he is remembered for the construction of Monasteries. Gendun Gyatso passed away, leaving behind many volumes of verse, composition, instructions, and important temples.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting read.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 6. 2022 03:15 PM
    Meaningful poems by the 6th Dalai Lama Tsangyang Gyatso . Tsangyang Gyatso was the 6th Dalai Lama. He was an unconventional Dalai Lama that preferred the lifestyle of a crazy wisdom yogi to that of an ordained monk. The 6th Dalai Lama is also well known for his poems and songs that continue till to these days. Its still popular among Tibetan communities in Nepal, India and all across China. If committed and focused, on a simple practice and learning Dharma with that of love and compassion all the way nor matter what happen along the way. Let our thoughts and actions always be spiritual.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/sixth-love.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 30. 2022 02:12 PM
    Chogyam Trungpa was a Tibetan Buddhist meditation master and holder of both the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. He was recognized for playing a pivotal role in the transmission of genuine Buddhadharma to the West. Simple and meaningful advice by Chogyam Trungpa. Nothing is easy and no short cut to learning Dharma. We have to endure hardship to learn something like Dharma or what ever so. Never give up once we decided to learn and practice. We must face the problems or rather obstacles along the way, there is always a way to over come it with courage.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/get-your-money-back.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 30. 2022 02:10 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this meaningful quotes simple yet profound. Stop blaming other for our problems or mistakes. Accept it and try solving it instead blaming it . Take responsibility of whatever the choice and decision we have make. Take charge of our own attitude instead blaming others. We have to look within ourselves to move forward.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/quotes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 30. 2022 02:09 PM
    Buton Rinchen Drup, 11th Abbot of Shalu Monastery, was a 14th-century Sakya master and Tibetan Buddhist leader. Buton Rinchen Drub is considered to be one of Tibet’s greatest scholars, historians, translators, and writers . Shalu Monastery became one of the most renowned and important monastery in Tibet . He had influenced the Gelug and Sakya traditions as well, having helped to preserve and propagate the teachings throughout Tibet. He left a legacy worth of translated teachings into the encyclopedic Kangyur and Tangyur collections. That’s is inspiring. These collections have become well known by all of the schools of Buddhism in Tibet, till to this day. Even after retiring he continued composing a number volumes of commentaries and he wrote the famous book, the “History of Buddhism in India and Tibet. Many Tibetan scholars still utilize his work in their studies which is still continuing to this day, and cannot be underestimated. He truly was one of the brightest lights of Tibetan Buddhism. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a Great Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/buton-rinchen-drub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 02:15 PM
    Wonderful indeed………our Guru Kyabje Tsem Rinpoche’s biography “The Promise” in Mongolian for those Mongolian readers. More people will be able to read and understand better. The truth and the only truth all about Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden controversy. The Mongolian has a long history and connection with Manjushri Dorje Shugden.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoches-short-biography-mongolian.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 02:10 PM
    Thank you Dr Matthew William King great work done on the research on Dorje Shugden . His research shows that Dorje Shugden had played a central role in both monastic and political life in Mongolia. Zaya Pandita, an accomplished translator, linguist and scholar, Lobsang Tamdin, a prolific author and Mongolian lamas had preserved the tradition of Dorje Shugden through ways as such scholarship and study, and also via active propitiation. Mongolia’s own lamas did independently promoting and encouraging the practice centuries ago. Yet there is still some who claimed Dorje Shugden is a evil spirit. Even though there is clear evidence ,Mongolia’s long history of reliance on this enlightened Protector. Zaya Pandita and Lobsang Tamdin were masters of sutra, tantric adepts, and the peers and equals of Tibetan lamas of their time, they cannot be wrong about Dorje Shugden. Interesting read article on The Mongol Invention of the Dorjé Shukden and Trülku Drakpa Gyeltsen Literary Corpus (1913-1919) by Dr Matthew William King.
    Thank you with folded hands Zava Damdin Rinpoche for preserving the works for generations to come.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing for more and more people to understand better.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/how-mongolia-saved-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 01:59 PM
    Looking at these beautiful pictures of the Holy entourage of Powerful Protector Dorje Shugden in Kechara Forest Retreat is a blessing. We are indeed fortunate able to view all the Holy beings at one go with the world largest Dorje Shugden. In Kechara Forest Retreat , Bentong Pahang, Wisdom Hall a special Chapel dedicated to World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/main-assistants-of-the-dharma-king.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 01:54 PM
    We are very blessed for being able to learn Buddhism . Learning Dharma and putting into actions remind us of the Buddha’s teachings. The Dharma reveals truths as taught by the Buddha. It also gives us a way to live life that transform our mind and leading us towards achieving enlightenment. Having the opportunity to learn the Buddha’s teachings and cultivate ourselves is indeed very precious. We have to sincerely and consistently practice nor matter what happens and be true to ourselves. The efficaciousness of this all depends on our faith, loyalty and devotion to our Guru. Dharma is beautiful I do agree with it as explained by Rinpoche. Dharma is the moral law combined with spiritual discipline that guides one’s life. And is extremely approachable by everyone and has since changed my life.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/instructions-for-tsem-rinpoches-name-mantra-retreat.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 22. 2022 01:15 PM
    Dulduityn Danzanravjaa was a prominent Mongolian writer, composer, painter, Buddhist scholar, physician and was the Fifth Noyon Khutagt. Talented known as the Lama of the Gobi and was an extraordinary polymath having authored hundreds of spiritual songs. Danzan Ravjaa is significant for his eclectic religious outlook that combined both the reformed ‘Yellow Hat’ and the unreformed ‘Red Hat’ sects of Tibetan. Famous for his poetry and songs in which he did composed more than hundreds of poems to date. He was well known for his medical skills, prophecies, and his knowledge of philosophy and astrology. Inspiring indeed , well respected by many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing a multi-talented Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/danzan-ravjaa-the-controversial-mongolian-monk.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 22. 2022 01:13 PM
    One of the few surviving historic Buddhist buildings in Mongolia. The temple of the Choijin Lama is an important example of Chinese-style religious architecture. It is one of the few surviving historic Buddhist buildings in Mongolia. Hidden among the tallest sky scappers this hidden gem is an architectural wonder. It was the home of Luvsan Haidav Choijin Lama, who is the state oracle and brother of the Bogd Khan. The State Oracle of Mongolia had a long historic connection with Dorje Shugden. Even took trance of 3 different deities , Nechung, Tsiu Marpo and Dorje Shugden. It is a temple with a lot of old, ancient artifacts as Choijin Lama would go into a trance. After been through historic changes it was reopened as a museum. The Choijin Lama Temple’s history is documented with many religious hardships and interesting happenings. Interesting read and detailed explanation for one to understand better . A must see place when travelling there .
    Thank you Rinpoche and Seow Choong Liang for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/choijin-lama-the-state-oracle-of-mongolia.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 22. 2022 01:10 PM
    Merely looking at these rare precious pictures of great masters is a blessing. Two great tutors HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche of H H Dalai Lama as seen in these pictures tells us a thousands words. Ling Rinpoche was considered an emanation of Yamantaka while Trijang Rinpoche was considered an emanation of Heruka/Vajra Yogini.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/blessed-upon-sight-of-these-masters.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 15. 2022 03:53 PM
    Very rare precious pictures of HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche had lunch together in their previous lives. Well amazingly now in this life they meet again and having lunch together. Beautiful pictures we have the fortune to see this. Looking at this pictures paints a thousand words. Both have returned many times since the time of Lord Buddha incarnating in many forms to benefit sentient beings. Having a very close relationship throughout their previous incarnations.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these rare pictures with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/perfect-practice-equals-perfect-rebirths.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 15. 2022 03:50 PM
    Breaking news the Tribune Journal published December 15, 2017 H H Dalai-lama planning to visit China. Since exile HH the Dalai Lama left Tibet in 1959, returning to China will be a wonderful reunion for many. This potential visit to China by HH the Dalai Lama might lead to those who left their homeland able to visit Tibet again. Millions of Tibetans in Tibet would definitely wish to see Dalai Lama again. The Dalai Lama would be too happy as great memories to see places as such his palace, relatives and so forth. If the return is successful all negative attacks on Dorje Shugden practitioners should cease immediately. There are indeed many benefits if Dalai Lama visit to China as it would clear the doubts of some. May Dalai Lama fondest wish come true soon.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this news

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-tribune-publishes-dalai-lama-planning-to-visit-china.html

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Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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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.
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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#Throwback. Visitation of Ven. Zawa Tulku Rinpoche and Ven. Geshe Jangchup Gyaltsen to Kechara Penang Chapel on 17/5/2022. We did a short prayers together. Really happy for the short visit. Kechara Penang Study Group~ by Jacinta
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#Throwback. Visitation of Ven. Zawa Tulku Rinpoche and Ven. Geshe Jangchup Gyaltsen to Kechara Penang Chapel on 17/5/2022. We did a short prayers together. Really happy for the short visit. Kechara Penang Study Group~ by Jacinta
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Trying to WE-fie. Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
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Trying to WE-fie. Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
Trying to "WE-fie". Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
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Trying to "WE-fie". Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
Celebrated Wesak Day 2022 in Penang, with a group of fun, committed, helpful and also devoted friends & family. Kechara Penang Study Group 15/5/2022 ~by Jacinta
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Celebrated Wesak Day 2022 in Penang, with a group of fun, committed, helpful and also devoted friends & family. Kechara Penang Study Group 15/5/2022 ~by Jacinta
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Vesak Day 2022 - Bird liberation. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
All attendees are paying homage to Rinpoche and Buddhas before the start of our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. Outwardly, it seems that Dorje Shugden helps practitioners overcoming their obstacles and problems but ultimately Dorje Shugden’s supreme purpose is to help practitioners on their path to Enlightenment. Do join in our weekly DS puja, every Saturday @3 pm at Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. ~by Jacinta
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All attendees are paying homage to Rinpoche and Buddhas before the start of our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. Outwardly, it seems that Dorje Shugden helps practitioners overcoming their obstacles and problems but ultimately Dorje Shugden’s supreme purpose is to help practitioners on their path to Enlightenment. Do join in our weekly DS puja, every Saturday @3 pm at Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. ~by Jacinta
All of us are practicing on how to properly use dorje(Vajra), bell and damaru ~ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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All of us are practicing on how to properly use dorje(Vajra), bell and damaru ~ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
After inviting Dorje Shugden Wangze, Pastor Seng Piow teaches us how to use ritual objects and the full set of prayer accompanying it. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
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After inviting Dorje Shugden Wangze, Pastor Seng Piow teaches us how to use ritual objects and the full set of prayer accompanying it. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
With great happiness, merits and excitement that Penang Group have invited Buddha Wangzey to Penang chapel, complete with full rituals and prayer. 30th April 2022 Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
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With great happiness, merits and excitement that Penang Group have invited Buddha Wangzey to Penang chapel, complete with full rituals and prayer. 30th April 2022 Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
Come and get your blessing from Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden in Penang @ Jalan Seang Tek ~ by Jacinta.
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Come and get your blessing from Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden in Penang @ Jalan Seang Tek ~ by Jacinta.
Special thanks to one of our dedicated Penang group members, Choong for superb tormas. Swift Return Puja @ every Saturday, 3pm. Do contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
2 months ago
Special thanks to one of our dedicated Penang group members, Choong for superb tormas. Swift Return Puja @ every Saturday, 3pm. Do contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
Thanks to William for being the Umze for Swift Return Puja at Penang Centre. ~ by Jacinta
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Thanks to William for being the Umze for Swift Return Puja at Penang Centre. ~ by Jacinta
The members of Kechara Penang Study Group are offering serkym to Dorje Shugden and His entourage. There's puja every Saturday @ 3 pm at Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek. All are welcome. ~by Jacinta
2 months ago
The members of Kechara Penang Study Group are offering serkym to Dorje Shugden and His entourage. There's puja every Saturday @ 3 pm at Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek. All are welcome. ~by Jacinta
We are in the third week of Ramadan this year, and kind volunteers have never failed to feed people in need since Tengku Zatashah started this meaningful #zerofoodwastage initiative in 2016. The aim is to benefit the underprivileged with nice surplus food collected from Ramadan buffets. Every night during the month of Ramadan, volunteers collect surplus cooked food from hotels and distribute it to charity homes and low-income families. THANK YOU, Tengku, dedicated volunteers and hotel partners, for making this Ramadan special for the underprivileged. #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment - KSK @ Vivian
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We are in the third week of Ramadan this year, and kind volunteers have never failed to feed people in need since Tengku Zatashah started this meaningful #zerofoodwastage initiative in 2016. The aim is to benefit the underprivileged with nice surplus food collected from Ramadan buffets. Every night during the month of Ramadan, volunteers collect surplus cooked food from hotels and distribute it to charity homes and low-income families. THANK YOU, Tengku, dedicated volunteers and hotel partners, for making this Ramadan special for the underprivileged. #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment - KSK @ Vivian
We were chanting Migsetma mantra at the time this picture was taken. Thanks to all our Penang members who are very committed to attend Swift Return puja weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group, every Saturday @ 3pm. ~by Jacinta
3 months ago
We were chanting Migsetma mantra at the time this picture was taken. Thanks to all our Penang members who are very committed to attend Swift Return puja weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group, every Saturday @ 3pm. ~by Jacinta
William, who is our leader/ Umze is cleaning the pantry and Gordon offered up 4 carton of packet drinks today. We cannot thank you enough for all kind hearted who sponsored various offerings weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
3 months ago
William, who is our leader/ Umze is cleaning the pantry and Gordon offered up 4 carton of packet drinks today. We cannot thank you enough for all kind hearted who sponsored various offerings weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
Siew Hong came with a basket of fruits while Choong, who is expert in baking offered tormas today for our Swift Return Puja. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
3 months ago
Siew Hong came with a basket of fruits while Choong, who is expert in baking offered tormas today for our Swift Return Puja. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
Dedicated sisters, Sharyn and Swee Bee. They always make sure our puja offerings, especially fruits are arranged nicely. Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
3 months ago
Dedicated sisters, Sharyn and Swee Bee. They always make sure our puja offerings, especially fruits are arranged nicely. Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
Committed and hardworking Kechara Penang members, Mr. Tang and Mr. Huey. Really appreciate having you both at our weekly puja . Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
3 months ago
Committed and hardworking Kechara Penang members, Mr. Tang and Mr. Huey. Really appreciate having you both at our weekly puja . Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
KSK medic personnel have been tending to the needs of the clients every week. Their consistent kindness helps improve the medical welfare of those without a home. Thank you for serving and making them your priority on your weekends. #medicteam #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
4 months ago
KSK medic personnel have been tending to the needs of the clients every week. Their consistent kindness helps improve the medical welfare of those without a home. Thank you for serving and making them your priority on your weekends. #medicteam #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
In the midst of chaos, let's start healing. We have Dorje Shugden Puja every Saturday @ 3 pm. Contact William for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group. ~ by Jacinta.
4 months ago
In the midst of chaos, let's start healing. We have Dorje Shugden Puja every Saturday @ 3 pm. Contact William for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group. ~ by Jacinta.
4 months ago
Pastor is in da' house!!!! Kechara Penang Study Group @ Saturday, 3 pm. Contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
4 months ago
Pastor is in da' house!!!! Kechara Penang Study Group @ Saturday, 3 pm. Contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
4 months ago
5 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek, members went to a nearby vegetarian shop for gathering. #CNY2022 #HappyReunion by Jacinta.
5 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek, members went to a nearby vegetarian shop for gathering. #CNY2022 #HappyReunion by Jacinta.
In 2021, we've encountered far too many challenges—Pandemic, months-long lockdown, landslide, and flood. We are proud to witness Malaysians helping one another as these agonies come sequentially. Looking back to 2021, Kechara Soup Kitchen has made significant progress, with more to come in 2022. Every year, we move a little closer to our vision. We are immensely thankful to have such dedicated teams of volunteers willing to go above and beyond for our clients. Not to mention our sponsors and donors; none of this would have been possible without you. Thank you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for helping the underprivileged to a better future. Have a blessed year ahead from our hearts to your hearts. #2022 #newyear #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
6 months ago
In 2021, we've encountered far too many challenges—Pandemic, months-long lockdown, landslide, and flood. We are proud to witness Malaysians helping one another as these agonies come sequentially. Looking back to 2021, Kechara Soup Kitchen has made significant progress, with more to come in 2022. Every year, we move a little closer to our vision. We are immensely thankful to have such dedicated teams of volunteers willing to go above and beyond for our clients. Not to mention our sponsors and donors; none of this would have been possible without you. Thank you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for helping the underprivileged to a better future. Have a blessed year ahead from our hearts to your hearts. #2022 #newyear #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
Ipoh members were taking turns to offer Serkym and lights to Dorje Shugden. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Ipoh members were taking turns to offer Serkym and lights to Dorje Shugden. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh members were preparing for Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Kechara Ipoh members were preparing for Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 4th Dec 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 4th Dec 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed a Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 20th Nov '21. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed a Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 20th Nov '21. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Philip, our new visitor to Ipoh centre, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Three Jewels prior to DS puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
8 months ago
Mr. Philip, our new visitor to Ipoh centre, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Three Jewels prior to DS puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has resumed our Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 6th Nov 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
8 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has resumed our Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 6th Nov 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
8 months ago
Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
9 months ago
Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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