Guest Contributor – Giel-Frédéric Foubert

Mar 7, 2013 | Views: 1,272

Article submitted by Giel-Frédéric Foubert

Winning article for “A Chance To Bring Home Medicine Buddha — For Free!!

 
My mother is ill since I was 5 years old. Now I am 15 years old.

She cannot sleep normal. This makes her very sick. All kind of strange pains and discomforts occur. She cannot concentrate or remember. When I was 8 years old she had a car accident. The injury’s of the car accident had a very bad influence on her illness.

She is often too sick to do her practise or when she is not too sick she simply forgets to do her practise, because she has very big trouble to remember things. The few moments when she is not so ill, when she wants to do something she really likes very much, she forgets to do.

When we can we attend Buddhist teachings or retreats. In the teachings and retreats my mother feels always better.

In October 2012 she tried again to take some Tibetan medicine. She has less pain in her joints since December 2012!

She still takes the medicine because the doctor told her that she has to take the medicine for a very long period.

I have a very close connection with my mother. When I was little she took care of me in despite of her sickness. Now I help her a lot. We have a very good relation. We really care for each other. This is the positive aspect of my mother’s illness. Everything has a positive aspect, sometimes it takes quite a while to discover it!

She has never been able to play a lot with me. The few energy she has, she has to save for the most important and urgent things she has to do.

I do hope one day she will be cured and that she will be able to sleep a normal sleep, so that she can do her practise, experience some joy and bliss and that we can do amusing things together.

I am sure that the Medicine Buddha statue will help her to cure.


 

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  1. Lin Mun on Nov 28, 2018 at 9:08 pm

    It is a very touching article of a son’s love for her mom. Many teenager may not be matured enough to understand and to care for their parents. I hope Giel’s mom is getting better and the family can practise Medicine Buddha without any challenges.

  2. jerry_sito on Nov 16, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic,

    I am really happy to hear that you are going to be a Tibetan monk.
    http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/13/belgian-boy-gets-green-light-to-become-tibetan-monk/

    You are really inspiring.
    Hope that your mother are well now.

    感恩仁波切的分享与开示

    是如此的感人落泪,一名母亲及一位小青年,对于佛法的热诚与信心满溢,法喜充满的感恩她们是如此与佛有缘,并得知小青年以出家为僧,想必她们的功德是如此的充满

    祈愿药师佛的恩泽将治愈好您母亲的一切病痛,并祈愿您佛法的道路上一切吉祥如意

    感恩仁波切您的爱,满溢了这个世界,祈愿您长驻在世,常转法轮

  3. tong sun sun on Nov 16, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    这样年轻就背负了这些负担,但这些不但没有打败他,反而令他更精进,实在难得。希望他母亲的病快点好起来。

  4. Wylfred Ng on Nov 15, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic,

    I am really happy to hear that you are going to be a Tibetan monk.
    http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/13/belgian-boy-gets-green-light-to-become-tibetan-monk/

    You are really inspiring.
    Hope that your mother are well now.

    Thanks
    Regards

  5. Oreel Kamiel on Sep 13, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Giel ,
    Wens je het allerbeste met je beslissing om monnik te worden .
    Alvast een goede reis en ik duim voor je om het vol te houden .
    Veel succes .
    Kamiel .

  6. tfreon on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    This is a very simple written article. Yet, the care, the love and the patient that this 15 years old boy -Giel-Frédéric Fouberthad have for his mom is very touching. He understand the suffering that his mom going through and he willing to take care of his mom. He even come to this competition to win a Buddha Medicine for his mom. May his mom recover faster.

  7. KYC on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic,
    I hope your mother gets well soon. You are very kind and loving to your mother which is very meritorious. This will help her recover from her illness faster because, in the first place, you make her happy. Helping her will give her peace of mind and not have to worry about you. You are very mature for a 15 year-old boy. I’m very happy to know about you. Good luck!

  8. Li Kheng on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic, thank you for sharing your story of love with us. I am inspired by your view of your mother’s illness at your young age. Your words above taught me and I trust strongly will inspire others to appreciate life and to truly care for those we love.

    I strongly wish that your mommy will continue to recover with her medication. I trust that Medicine Buddha will help her heal within and without. Practice Him well with your mother to create a strong relationship with Him to have His blessings with you lifetime after lifetime.

  9. Jutika Lam on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    What a very touching story of yours!

    I am very amazed how you are only 15 years old but yet your thinking is very wise.

    It is good for you to push aside what a normal 15 years old would do just to take care of your lovely mom.

    I am very happy for you to know of your very strong connection with your mom and I hope and trust in you to maintain that strong connection with your mom because you are a very special boy unlike others to care greatly of your mom

    Sickness is common with everyone in this world and nobody can escape it but I am very sure that your mom will get well with Medicine Buddha as he is the Buddha of Healing.

    I hope that your mom will very quickly get well soon so that she will be able to live free of pains and illnesses.

    Enclosed is the Mantra of the Medicine Buddha.

    TAYATHA OM BEKANZE BEKANZE MAHA BEKANZE BEKANZE RANDZA SAMUGATHE SOHA

    (Do this mantra daily so that your mother will recover quickly)

    I hope that all the Merits accumulated through taking care of your mom would quickly heal your mother.

    Wonderful how when you were young, when there were times you were sick your mom took care of you and now when your mom is sick you are taking care of her.

    Always take care of your mom not because you want rewards from her but take care of her with the motivation that you are repaying your mother’s endless kindness and love.

    I am very happy you won a Medicine Buddha Statue for your mom as well as yourself!!!

    Keep up the good work Giel-Frédéric Foubert and congratulations on winning a Medicine Buddha Statue!

    Love
    Jutika

  10. Cliff on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:19 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric,

    When you said “Everything has a positive aspect, sometimes it takes quite a while to discover it!” I was astonished to read such wonderful words from a 15 year old boy. You are very mature than even most adults. Its truly touching to have read your beautiful story and I too hope your mother gets better soon. She is in all our hearts and prayers. Continue to love and take care of your mother. You’re a very good son.

  11. William on Mar 13, 2013 at 1:10 am

    Such a beautiful story, full of love. There is no love greater than the love of a mother to her child I am sure that your mother is very proud of you. Knowing that you have written your story to Rinpoche and telling the world how much you love your mother would make her think that you are a big boy now and can take care of yourself.

    Than you for sharing your story. May Buddha bless your mother and you.

  12. Paris on Mar 12, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic,
    What a beautiful article you’ve shared with us here – I can really feel how much you love your mother here, and what a strong and amazing boy you are to support her for so many years through her illness. It’s incredibly selfless and patient of you to be with your mother, and to understand that she is not able to spend so much time with you but that she has to save her energy “for the most important and urgent things she has to do”. Not many children would be able to understand this. It’s very brave, independent and strong of you to be this understanding.

    May Medicine Buddha bring tremendous healing and peace to both you and your mother. Even if your mother is not able to do her practice daily, you can be a real pillar of strength for her. You can also recite the mantra and prayers and dedicate them to her; and of course, place the Medicine Buddha near her, so she can see him daily and gain much peace and strength from him always. Touch Medicine Buddha to her head also, for his blessings.

    I wish you much happiness dear Giel-Frederic

  13. Davin on Mar 12, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    Dear Giel-Federic,
    Thank you for sharing this touching and heartwarming story of you and your mom. Your story will inspired many people. With the Medicine Buddha statue, this will definitely benefit her. May your mother be blessed by the Buddha and get well soon.

  14. AdelineTan on Mar 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic-Foubert,

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful and heartwarming mother and son story. You are such a brave, loving and caring young boy who cares for your mom so much.I am sure your prayers and wishes will come true soon, when you receive H E Tsem Rinpoche’s blessed Medicine Buddha,your mom will be cured of her sickness and both of you will be blessed by the Buddha.

  15. Wan Wai Meng on Mar 11, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,
    Thank you for sharing even though it is not easy for ou to do so. And i loved what your wrote the best thing that came out of the illness is we learn to care for each others. That for me is quite amazing.
    Best Wishes
    Wai Meng

  16. Lim Han Nee on Mar 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic Foubert,

    Yours is a beautiful story about a son’s love for his mother and her love for him. Your mum may be unwell; but even in her ‘unwell’ state, she has shown you much love. For a young boy, you show a love that is rare and beautifully touching for your mother. The care you give her has gone beyond to that of caring for her spiritually.

    What illness that stems from the mind is best healed, by healing the mind. The healing power of spiritual practice, the healing power of the Buddhas, like Medicine Buddha, addresses the mind and will help you mum tremendously, I am sure.

    May she be blessed by Medicine Buddha and heal and become well.
    May she soon have sound sleep.

  17. henry ooi on Mar 11, 2013 at 9:44 am

    Dear Giel-Frederic,

    At the tender age of 15, you must have created the merit to be in dharma and dharma has taught you so many good things of which you are practicing like your love and care for your mother.

    May your mother be well, and you too.

  18. Sharon on Mar 10, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric,

    Your deep love and tireless care for your mother moved me. You are such a wonderful son and if my sons love and care for me as you do for your mum, I would be the happiest mum on earth and could not wish for more. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your mum. I salute you for your amazing maturity, patience, strength and exceptional love for your mother.

  19. Julia Tan on Mar 10, 2013 at 8:18 pm

    Hi Giel-Fédérick,
    Very happy to know that you are receiving the Blessed Medicine Buddha Statue from Rinpoche. You have a very kind heart and you love your mother very much. Great that you take care of her. I have a mother who has sleeping problem since my very young age too. My mother also has a very weak body and always need to go and see doctor. She has been on medication to help her to sleep and also to calm down her mind for many years. Through Rinpoche’s blessings, and her faith on Rinpoche, she is now much better and sleeping well every night. Being able to be reborn as mother and son needs a lot of karma connection from the pass. Pray with faith and dedicate your every prayer to her. Things will change for the better.

    Thank you Rinpoche for the beautiful sharing.

    much care,
    Julia

  20. Jay Jae on Mar 10, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,
    Reading this story makes me think how much love both you and your mom have for each other. And may I add that you are a very responsible and filial child who is very concerned about your mother’s welfare.

    In your story, it reminds me of the sacrifice and all the hard work my mother has done for me. Thank you for your beautiful story, a very apt reminder for us to remember the kindness of our mothers.

    I wish your mom a speedy recovery and may Rinpoche and Medicine Buddha bless your mom with good health.

  21. beatrix ooi on Mar 10, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic Foubert,
    Thank you for sharing such an amazing story. You are doing a very good job, your mother is so blessed to have a wonderful son like you. As a 15 years old boy, you really inspired a lot of people including me. May your mom have good health and long life and I wish you all the best.
    beatrix.

  22. sweekeong on Mar 10, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic Foubert, thank you for writing a beautiful story of your mother who has been sick since you’re young but taking care of you nonetheless. A mother’s love is incomparable. By taking care of your mother you have developed a very different and broader perspective of life compare to those who are your age. Responsibility and taking care of others are very much part of Dharma. Your actions will inspire many others to do something about their lives. 🙂

  23. Doreen Teoh on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    You have such a great mind, kindness and wisdom. You have taught me that it is not the age that determines your maturity, and your mom is so fortunate to have a son like you, who knows her sacrifice and understands her illness. Your mom is a very strong woman, I salute her. I have also read your reply to everyone who posted on the blog, it is so good of you to take the time to thank everyone. I really do not know how to express, it is beyond words. Rejoice for you and your mom, to have receive the wonderful Medicine Buddha from Rinpoche. You have given your mom the greateste gift, besides you. Om mani pedme hum.

  24. tenzin llhamo on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:24 am

    Dearest Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    You are such a good boy! Although a young boy, you have matured into a fine young man. You are such a kind and caring person. Your mum is truly Blessed to have you. And you too are truly Blessed to meet Dharma at such a young age. Both of you went through a lot yet both of you persevered and found comfort in each other no matter how. Such positive thinking!
    I am very happy that you have won Medicine Buddha and dedicating it to your mother’s sickness. Such a wonderful way to repay the kindness of your mum!
    May the both of you always be Blessed by the 3 Jewels and healthy always!

  25. Jessica Yap on Mar 10, 2013 at 5:01 am

    Bonjour Giel-Frédéric Foubert!
    You have such a kind heart! You’re so lucky to be able to meet the Dharma at such a young age and also to receive this beautiful blessed Medicine Buddha statue from Rinpoche! You’re blessed indeed!

    May your mother recovers well and may she be protected and blessed by the 3 Jewels, always. All the best to you and your family. see you around Kechara soon!

    Rinpoche’s love and care truly knows NO bounds.. Rinpoche’s compassion trancends countries and time..

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche!

  26. Albert Ratchaga on Mar 10, 2013 at 4:33 am

    Very touching, I always believe the children’s action is the best reflection of their parents, because what they saw, they learn.

    With Giel-Frédéric Foubert action, he clearly show’s the greatness of his mother, they have been through so much and yet, these sufferings created even stronger bonding between them, their relationship of Mother and Son are so precious and rare especially for someone who are just 15 years old, so matured and so caring.

    Congratulations Giel-Frédéric Foubert for winning the Medicine Buddha statue, I’m sure this will be the best gift for your mother for what she has done and thank you for sharing with us on how great you mum is.

    Best wishes to you

  27. wei theng on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:55 am

    Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful and sincere story Giel-Frédéric Foubert.
    Compared with teenagers of your age, you are so much mature. I grew up in the same situation with my mum is always not well and I can understand how you feel. You are very inspiring because your love to your mum is not just on the worldly level to take good care of her, but you are supporting your mum on her spiritual journey and growth too.
    I wish your mum get well soon and both of you advance in your spiritual journey together.
    “TAYATHA OM BEKANZE BEKANZE MAHA BEKANZE BEKANZE RANDZA SAMUGATHE SOHA”

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:34 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  28. Felix Kong on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:15 am

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    Thank you for sharing your touching story. Your mother were sick and suffering in this few years, luckily you were accompanied her and took care her, this is the best Medicine for her .May your touching story can inspire others and may this Medicine Buddha bless her always.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:33 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  29. Sock Wan on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:49 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,
    You are such a loving and caring young boy. You are a real practitioner. You have not forgotten your mother’s kindness and instead of going out and have fun with your friends, thinking your mother is a burden to you, you are taking good care of her. You are very positive, not dragged down by the situation you are in. You are a very good role model to young people nowadays. I wish you luck and may Buddha bless you and your lovely mother.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:32 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  30. Jean Ai on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    What a touching story, and what a devoted son. Giel-Frédéric, the level of your compassion and maturity is way beyond many people who are much older than you. Your ability to comprehend that “Everything has a positive aspect, sometimes it takes quite a while to discover it!” shames the many of us who often complain about our lives. Your mother must be very, very proud to have a son like you…I know any mother would be!

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:31 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  31. Andrew Boon on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic, thank you for your heartwarming and touching story about your mother and yourself. It is rare for a young person such as yourself, through your hardship is able to hold such devotion and filial piety towards your mother. It is a most admirable trait and keep it up.

    Your Dharmic views and trust in the 3 jewels is also something precious. I am very happy and rejoice to know you will receive one of the Medicine Buddha statues that has been specially blessed by Rinpoche… Thank you for warming our hearts!

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:30 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  32. David Lai on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    Thank you for your beautiful story. It is simple and full of care for your mother. I am not sure if you are reading this but I send you my prayers that your mother may recover even more so. It is nice that you follow your mother for spiritual practice and retreats. It is good that you are taking care of your mum and although you cannot do much, but I tell you, you are already doing a lot more than most kids are doing for their parents. Once again, Thank you for sharing and I do hope with Medicine Buddha’s blessings, your mother will heal in time.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:27 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  33. Sheryl KH (JB) on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    Very short and simple story about your mother and your relationship with her. There is not flowery decoration to your write-up and yet with these short paragraphs you convey to us your care towards your mother in the past ten years, and I can read from these paragraphs as well your dedication towards dharma practice.

    I feel that you are really a very mature kid, since so many years ago you have already understood the need to take good care of your mother. I can feel it too that you have very strong dedication towards dharma, an aspect that I feel so special because of both your age and your race (being a non-asian).

    You have touched Rinpoche’s heart and you have won yourself the Medicine Buddha, I trust that this statue will help your mother and many other people that you care about.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:26 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  34. dash on Mar 9, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    It is beautiful that you see how your mother cared for you and now you are caring for your mother. Prayers to you and your family. At such a young age, you have taught me a lot by your words and actions. Thank you.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:23 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  35. sarahyap on Mar 9, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    Dear Giel,

    Such a wonderful story… you truly are a great son to your mother. Through your writing, I can feel you love and appreciate your mother very much… I can feel the closeness you have for your mother and so very sincere to taking care of her. You are a person with gratitude, a very good quality to have.

    Some people, whom are 3 or 4 times your age… do not even take such good care of their parents. Your story really touched me. So thank you very much for sharing it with everyone.

    I rejoice that you manage to win a beautiful Medicine Buddha statue for your beautiful mother. May she get great blessings and be well physically so that she can practice the Dharma.

    I would like to share a story with you here: The Buddha said, we can give all the money, care, properties etc to our parents, but whatever we have given will never be able to repay the kindness of our parents for they have done so much for us. The only way we can repay the kindness of our parents is by giving them the Dharma.

    I’m glad you gave your mother Dharma, it is the highest gift any child can give their parents.

    Be well.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:21 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  36. Lanse on Mar 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    Thank you for your beautiful story. I am very touched by your love and care for your mother. I am especially glad that you look at things in a very positive way when you said that “This is the positive aspect of my mother’s illness. Everything has a positive aspect, sometimes it takes quite a while to discover it!”.

    You are a brave and lovely boy, I am sure whatever you have done for your mother especially by taking part in this contest in order to win a Menlha statue for her will definitely benefit her.

    Thank you and take care. Do share more with us about your story and practice. May your mother get well soon.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:20 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  37. Sharon Saw on Mar 9, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    Dear Giel-Federic,

    Thank you for sharing your story about your mother and yourself. You have a wonderful way of conveying the story so simply and with great sincerity and love for your mother. I wish you all the strength to continue to look after your mother and I hope she will also feel better. Your story will inspire many young people to treasure their mothers and to hold onto their Dharma journey. Please keep in touch with us here on the blog, and do come and chat with us at the blog chat http://blog.tsemtulku.com/chat area if you can. Your mum and you really deserve a blessed Menlha statue.

    With prayers,
    Sharon

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:19 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers!
      Giel-Frédéric

  38. Martin on Mar 9, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic Foubert,

    You have such courage and you write in such a way that it was not difficult to see your love for your mother, or indeed the kind person that you are. I am very touched and happy for you that you do not see what you have to do for your mother as a difficult chore, but instead was quick to realize that she cared for you when you were young. You are still young but not in maturity and spirituality and that is something encouraging for everyone.

    May Menlha help your mother recover and may this Buddha and other Buddhas continue to bless you and your development as a caring and conscientious sentient being. I am glad to have read about you and your mother and please stay close with the Dharma.

    Thank you very much for sharing.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:18 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  39. patsy on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    I am so touched by your beautiful story, Giel-Frederic Foubert. I am so glad you had such good connection with your mother and you take care of her well because you love her. While most teenager your age will hang out with their buddies, you chose to be close to your mother, caring and taking care of her needs; physically and spiritually.

    Thank you for sharing your story and may it be an inspiration for others in this situation. May your mother be blessed by Medicine Buddha!

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:16 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  40. Joy on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic Foubert,

    Your story brought tears to my eyes. Not many people see the positives when they encounter negative things in their lives. I am touched by your story because you are still so young yet you know how to show love and care towards your mom. You remind me of when I was 15 and I had to take care of my mother who was also ill and in deep depression taking many drugs as well. It must be not easy to see your mum in such a condition but you are doing it with so much positivity and a beautiful smile on your face. I am sure Medicine Buddha will bless your mother. Lovely lovely story Giel!

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:15 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  41. Raluca on Mar 9, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    Cher Giel-Frederic,

    Ton histoire m’a touche, car on sent l’amour et l attention que tu as pour ta mere. Je vouse souhaite que vous soyez heureux et que ta mama guerisse vite.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:14 am

      Merci pour les gentil mots, le support et les voeux !
      Giel-Frédéric

  42. choi sheem on Mar 9, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic Foubert,
    You are such a caring and loving son to your mother. So different from most teenagers your age. I pray you have the blessings of Buddha to continue caring and loving your mom who is not feeling well. Thank you for sharing your story with everyone. May your story inspire many other people in your similiar situation to be strong and continue caring for their loved ones.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 2:11 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  43. Adrian Chow on Mar 9, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Dear Giel-Frederic Foubert,

    Your story is very touching. You are 15 years old and your care and love for your mother is truly inspiring to many of us. As you know most of the teenager will be spending their time to have fun or do some self cherishing activities. Maybe due to the illness of your mother had made you who you are today! A responsible, caring and loving person. Not only you taking good care of her physically but spiritually you are helping her as well, this is something very beautiful. I am happy for you to be able to realize everything has a positive aspect in life. Keep up the spirit!!!

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this very inspiring beautiful true story.

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:05 am

      Thank you all for the lovely words, support and kind prayers !
      Giel-Frédéric

  44. tsemtulku on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:48 am

    Dear Giel-Frédéric Foubert,

    What a beautiful story. What a beautiful picture. What a beautiful mother and son. It has touched me deeply. I thank you for sharing this beautiful story. Your service, care and compassion towards your mother is the right thing to do and continue. You are on the right track. Always take care of her and always let her know she is very important to you. I will definitely send your mom a blessed Medicine Buddha. I am touched to hear your story and so glad many will read this and send their prayers.
    I wish you and your mom the best from the depths of my heart.
    Tsem Rinpoche

    • Giel-Frédéric Foubert on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:01 am

      Thank you very very much for this wonderful present dearest Tsem Rimpoche! I am absolutely sure that the Buddha statue will cure my mother
      Thank you for your generosity, unconditional love, compassion and wisdom.
      With humble respect, love and gratitude
      Giel-Frédéric

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    Stephen William Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. Well he was best known for his discovery that black holes emit radiation which can be detected by special instrumentation. His discovery has made the detailed study of black holes possible. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking did mentioned in an interview that, it is natural to believe God created the universe. He think science has a more compelling explanation than a divine creator. Religion believes in miracles, but these aren’t compatible with science. Well said by him.
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    Wednesday, Jan 11. 2023 02:27 PM
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    Generally, Buddhist teaching views life and death as a continuum, believing that consciousness continues after death and may be reborn. We’re all going to face death, so we shouldn’t ignore it. Being realistic about our mortality enables us to live a full, meaningful life. Buddhist teachings emphasize the idea that although one’s destiny is always influenced by past karma. That is, our actions in this and previous lives shape the outcome for the next life. Reading this article had me understand further . To learn ,practice Dharma is the best choice I have made. We have our Guru to thank for sharing with us the journey from birth to death. This article gave us a better understanding of what happens to us after we pass away according to Buddhism.
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    Palden Tenpai Nyima a native of Tibet, he was the 7th Panchen Lama of Tibet. The Panchen Lama is the second highest ranking lama after the Dalai Lama in the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan . Palden Tenpai Nyima did compiled and edited voluminous collection of tantric deity sadhanas or spiritual practices known as Rinjung Lhantab. Rinjung Gyatsa collection of sadhanas originally came from the great Tibetan scholar Jetsun Taranatha. In turn, Taranatha’s collection was based on the ancient Sadhanamala collection of works by various Indian authors. It was believed to have been compiled between the 5th and 11th centuries which can be traced back to its Indian roots. Its more suitable for higher practitioners . Jetsun Taranatha was one of the important masters of the Jonang lineage, was of crucial importance for the Shangpa Kagyu tradition who had contributed tremendously in Tibetan Buddhism. Interesting read .
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    Thursday, Dec 29. 2022 02:00 PM
    Monk robes offering is the highest offering and the most meritorious of skillful deeds. The act of offering robes to the Sangha, one will be free from the suffering of hungry ghost realm and taking rebirth in the human form with complete perfect physical, attractive, conceivably pleasant and beautiful shape. Merits of offering robes to Sangha is extremely glorious. The Sangha has preserved, propagated and taught the teachings of the Buddha for centuries. As a result, millions have benefitted from their diligent effort and compassion, hence with understanding and gratitude, it is meritorious for us to offer robes to monks.
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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/new-offering-of-monk-robes.html
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    Thursday, Dec 29. 2022 01:58 PM
    The Tian Tan Buddha is one of the largest seated Buddha images in the world. Amazing on clear sky the image sight to behold and is a popular tourist . The enormous sculpture is made of 202 bronze pieces and sits on a three-story platform. One have to walk 268 steps up to the top, to have a magnificent views from this privileged vantage point on Lantau Island . Many locals and tourist do enjoy this breath-taking views of the sea, mountains and the city of Hong Kong. I would love this if given a chance to visit this stunning statue. It’s a great experience for those lucky students and friends making this memorable trip with Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/liaisons/visiting-hong-kong.html
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    Thursday, Dec 29. 2022 01:55 PM
    Revisit this blog again to bring awareness loving animals. Be kind , caring and give love to animals. Interesting read of the four stories in this blog . Where activist from the Animal Naturalis organization, The International Organization for the Rights of Animals, volunteers and so forth doing what they could to save animals.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/news.html
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    Tuesday, Dec 27. 2022 04:23 PM
    Originating in India, the tradition of wealth vases arrived in Tibet over 1,000 years ago. It seem treasure vase has the power to magnetize wealth and abundance, improve health, and remove obstacles to long life. The Vases were very well known in Tibet for centuries, and many families had them. The Wealth Treasure Vase brings blessings to its owner . Recording to them a wealth vase is an accumulation of what brings them joy, contentment, and a sense of generosity. Its effects help pacify anger and warfare and increase wisdom and compassion for all. They are considered sacred objects empowered to promote abundance. Based in a rich and long lineage of traditional Tibetan Buddhism, its auspicious for anyone to invite one back home or as a gift to someone. All treasure of abundance vases are consecrated in a traditional ceremony by high lamas.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/transcript-wealth-vases.html

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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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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Thanks to William for being the Umze for Swift Return Puja at Penang Centre. ~ by Jacinta
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