Spirituality Unexpected

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In life, everyone wants to be happy. However, most people are habituated to look for happiness in the wrong objects and in the wrong places. Unfortunately, society reinforces these same mistaken objects and sources as the norms. Society expects us to pursue happiness in partnerships, relationships, in getting married and having a family, and in having a successful job and getting lots of money. These norms of happiness are pursued mindlessly and then, all too often, the pursuit grinds to a halt, with unexpected illness and then death. At the end of the road of life we will inevitably meet death, no matter how we push out all thoughts of it from our minds and persist in denying it.

There is generally no room for spirituality in our pursuit of happiness, as this pursuit is all about ME and MY happiness. Soon enough, instead of finding the happiness we have been seeking, deep-seated negative emotions and mental diseases pervade our minds and destroy our peace. Anger, loneliness and depression pull us down; some people even spiral all the way downwards towards suicide.

UNExpected, a book compiled by the creative team of JP Thong and Joy Kam, voices the need for adding spirituality to our lives, while continuing to enjoy the beautiful things that come our way. “Show care for others; take care of our minds”, that is what H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche advises. For many years, Rinpoche has been teaching his effective spiritual methods of how to be happy and to lead a meaningful life. Though they may outwardly appear to be unconventional, his methods and teachings are in fact deeply rooted in the Buddhist tradition, with a basis and a lineage to be found in the timeless, ancient wisdom of Lord Buddha’s teachings from over 2,500 years ago. UNExpected thus shows us this powerful, yet seemingly unconventional approach of Tsem Rinpoche’s towards spirituality for ultimate peace and happiness.

Although Rinpoche was raised by a family who adhered to conventional societal norms and expectations, he himself broke away from these norms that held his family enthralled. And despite a childhood of great suffering, he has successfully cultivated a mind of real inner peace and joy through the methods that he now teaches and skilfully guides people in, with great love and compassion.

The modern world we live in is filled with distractions that disturb the mind more than bring the peace and happiness so desired by all. UNExpected is therefore a manual of how to use unconventional methods to be truly happy and to live life peacefully in this world that is so disturbed by stress and competitiveness, and the focus on “I” and “Me”. This book presents the gems of Rinpoche’s wisdom, which spell out creative and powerful methods to achieve true freedom from suffering, lasting peace and happiness, and even enlightenment. These methods are error-free as they are based on the timeless wisdom of Lord Buddha’s teachings. Many great Buddhist masters and scholars have immersed themselves in these methods and, through them, found their way to their goals of ultimate peace and enlightenment.

I find the following aspects of UNExpected most impressive and inspiring.

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Add Spirituality to Our Lives:
Let’s not forget others

“We can still enjoy the beautiful things around us, but let’s not forget to take care of our minds and let’s not forget others.”

– H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche

  1. “In the Buddha I trust.” From the insights he developed in meditation over 2500 years ago, Buddha Shakyamuni taught us with exact precision why we suffer when we think we are going to be happy. We suffer because we cling to the objects that we think will bring happiness – objects like wealth and our relationships. These ‘conventional objects’ of happiness disappoint us in the end because they are impermanent. We cling to them and we try to make them permanent, and that reinforces our suffering when we are faced with the reality of time and decay that they are not.
  2. “Happiness is a choice.”
    1. The choice is between following cultural and societal norms of achieving happiness through pursuing relationships and acquisitions of wealth, or adopting Buddha’s way of letting go of our clinging to all these conventional objects of happiness. For in truth, these conventional objects bring suffering. So we can choose conventions, or turn instead to the unconventional path of caring for others and benefiting them.
    2. But it is a difficult choice. It is difficult to accept the unconventional as we have been habituated and taught from young “conventional is right and unconventional is wrong”. For may people, society and the people around them becoming overwhelming in their assertion of what is right and what is wrong. People who are creative and intelligent but are unconventional are often dismissed, without a second thought, as “strange” or “weird”, and may even end up becoming “social outcasts” simply because they do not follow what is expected of everyone else.
  3. Choose with wisdom as this choice concerns a path that will lead us to a truly happy and meaningful life, with a peace that will endure. Wisdom comes from studying the Dharma (the Buddha’s teachings) and contemplating deeply on them. When clarity arises in the mind, thanks to greater knowledge and contemplation, then we will naturally develop wisdom.

Why do we study Lord Buddha’s teachings to find the way to real happiness and meaning in life? Buddha Shakyamuni had lived it all; every single conventional object of happiness that you can ever imagine was laid at his feet. He was a handsome prince living as Prince Siddhartha in a luxurious palace with a beautiful wife and a son, when he decided to go in search of the meaning of life. He left his palace and lovely family to find a path to the cessation of suffering and yet, to this day, there are still people who express disapproval for what he did!

Nonetheless, a study of his life will show us that, without a doubt, Prince Siddhartha left his family because he worried about how they would live, grow old and die, without any meaning and purpose to their lives. So he sought the truth to the meaning of life for his family as well as for all beings. He subsequently spent six years in deep meditation and from that he discovered the path to the cessation of suffering, and unchanging happiness. He then spent the next 40 years of his life teaching this and the methods to real happiness and peace.

After him, many great pandits and teachers studied his teachings (the Dharma) and followed his path to find their own true peace and happiness. The Buddha’s way is the way of kindness and compassion, peace and love.

  1. The Wisdom Way – Kindness

“Kindness is the best religion. It doesn’t matter what religion you are. Just BE KIND.”

– H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche

Practising kindness and care towards others, instead of indulging in self-grasping and self-cherishing, is the way of wisdom. It is the way to go. Tsem Rinpoche has advised us “not to forget others” – the poor, the homeless and the needy.

As Mother Teresa had said, “At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by “I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless and you took me in.”.”

In the same vein, Steve Jobs has this reminder for us:

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.”

What is truly important, that we all too often only realise at the point of death, is not any of our material wealth, our relationships or even our body, our name or our fame. These do not matter because we have to discard all of them and leave this life alone.

What is truly important are the seeds of kindness and wisdom sown in our minds, which will bring us real inner peace and lasting happiness. Once you have developed a peaceful mind, you will be able to view all things of this life as impermanent and graciously let go of them. You will be able to accept all the pleasurable and sad moments that life brings you, and graciously let go of them too, knowing that they too will pass. When death comes, you will be able to graciously let go all that you had acquired but have to leave behind.

Be kind to other beings who have inherited the earth like you and me. Be kind to animals , birds and fishes. Be kind to the environment. Be kind to planet earth. Be vegetarian, save lives, and adopt them. To be kind and giving to the poor and needy, to save animals and the environment – all these acts of kindness and compassion are generally not so readily acceptable because they do not follow the norm of behaviour in any society. To take money and resources, and use them in our own pursuit of pleasure seems to be the norm. We keep habituating ourselves with the belief that this is the right thing to do as this is what society tells us to do, or the advertisements on mass media lull us into believing we should do.

But look at the elderly among us, who have spent their whole life in pursuit of their own wealth and happiness. See how broken down they are in the end, how depressed and lonely and bitter! Deserted by the young who are following in their footsteps of chasing the same dreams!

  1. Kindness is our inherent nature. We all have the inherent nature of kindness, compassion and love. Spiritual guides like Tsem Rinpoche have been patiently and skilfully guiding their students towards awakening these innate good qualities in us. We should therefore add spirituality to our lives by cultivating wisdom and kindness for true peace and happiness.

 

Add Spirituality to Our Lives:
Take care of our minds

Spirituality is also about creating peace in our minds, through wisdom.

  1. All thoughts are creations of the mind, even anger. Let it go. Do not let anger control you, for anger destroys peace.
  2. Winning isn’t everything. It’s how you play the game so have integrity. Abandon hurting others, as all harming of others will come back to you.
  3. Be focused on gaining wisdom through meditation, so that you can confront the crazy and confused world with a clarity of mind, to direct your choices and course of actions well.
  4. Engage in contemplation. Calm the mind and gain clarity for wisdom to arise and peace to abide there.

We should thus add spirituality to our lives by training and controlling our minds and, through meditation, gain clear and deep insights into true reality. Thus will we develop a mind of peace through wisdom.

 

Achieving the Impossible Is the Spirit and the Way to Go

“We must do that which we think we cannot.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Taking the path less travelled – the unconventional path – to ultimate peace and happiness requires extraordinary courage, patience and perseverance. As Rinpoche says, “How much we want anything is how hard we make it.” Everything may seem to be a struggle now but we should not give up because one day we will win.

We should also walk this path with optimism and I particularly like the phrase “No Way But Up”; it really is the right positive attitude to take.

For all of this, we need a qualified and experienced spiritual guide to lead us on the path. Over and above it, though we take responsibility for our choice of which direction to go, we should take advice and guidance from an experienced and qualified spiritual guide who has walked the unconventional path himself.

 

Being the Light. Being You – Unique, Different and Special

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”

– Coco Chanel

Be you. Be unique, different and special. Be unconventional but live by the way of peace, compassion and wisdom. Everyone’s different so accept all and not be judgemental. Make your decisions and your choices and take responsibility for them. In the midst of the crowd, find yourself. Be yourself.

I find that UNExpected is a distinctive manual of how to live a life of meaning and attain a state of mind of true peace and happiness, by walking the unconventional path of kindness and wisdom. It is unconventional because it requires us to behave in a manner that is against the social norms. Unconventional because it goes against what society tells us is the correct thing to do. But simply because society tells us what is the correct thing to do, does not mean that on an ultimate level, it is correct for everything that exists within society is a social construct. It is not the universal law of truth, kindness and wisdom that is appreciated everywhere regardless of race, religion, background, upbringing and socioeconomic status. So for me, UNExpected also shows us clearly that we should walk this path with fierce conviction, and a courage and determination to succeed. When we follow it all the way, we will find that there is no way to go but up. In truth, there is really no other way but this UNExpected way to true peace and happiness.

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A teacher for 30 years, it is no surprise that Pastor Lim Han Nee's life long passion was reading philosophical books to quench her thirst for knowledge. Upon meeting her Spiritual Guide H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche, she was amazed by the brilliance of the Dharma, and began to immerse herself in Buddhist Philosophy through countless of hours listening and studying the Dharma.
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  1. Anne Ong on Oct 13, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    Sounds like another interesting book from Rinpoche. I always love those wisdom and inspirational quotes by Rinpoche. Will also consider inviting this book . Thank you very Pastor Han Nee for this write up 👍😘

  2. William Chua on Jun 5, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    This article is a reminder for us to be kind ALWAYS!. We do not need to be spiritual to be kind, we just need to be human. It is easier to bring out the inherent goodness in us as it is natural. Human has feelings and can relate to another human being. When someone is suffering, then we should help ease their suffering. This is what is always taught by our Guru, Tsem Rinpoche.

    Happiness is a choice we make every single minute with all that is happening in our lives. We can be struck by disaster anytime and whatever we cling on to will not mean anything to us when we leave this earth. So, make a conscious choice to be happy no matter what. May not be easy at first but as we practice, we get better at it. In every bad situation, there is a silver lining. Keep our focus on the positive and we will see the situation change for the better.

    Thank you Pastor Han Nee.

  3. Colin Tan on May 25, 2017 at 9:29 am

    We are taught since young to excel in exam so as to get a well-paid job, to be successful in society and be wealthy. Material and relationship has been the main focus that everyone pursues and clings on to, thinking that by achieving all these, we will be happy forever. Unfortunately all these searching will not guarantee us peace in mind and eventually we will leave this world without any possession of the wealth or relationship. All the things we pursue in the world will somehow create more greed and more sufferings. And we eventually forget the real purpose of us being in this world; forget about what the real happiness and peace is. It’s the awareness for us to realize that happiness and peace can only be searched within, not through any materialistic achievement in the external world. All we need is great courage to take the unconventional route, to study and practice Dharma; be kind and care for others. Through meditation and contemplation, we can gain more clarity and wisdom to lead a truly happy and meaningful life.

  4. Uncle Eddie on May 18, 2017 at 11:13 am

    All religions are means, principally, to make human beings become better, more creative and more refined as said. In Buddhism, the crucial practice is understood to be for the transforming and improving the mind, whereby our previous negative thoughts can be dispelled and replaced by positive compassionate ones! Like you said, Kechara’s creative team of JP Thong and Joy Kam who have compiled a book called the “Unexpected” has even voiced the need to add “spirituality” to our lives while continuing to enjoy the beautiful things that come our way. “The Buddha taught that there is no enemy more powerful than the mind.” Like our Guru, H.E. The 25th Tsem Rinpoche has also said, “We can still enjoy the beautiful things around us, but let’s not forget to take care of our minds and let’s not forget others.” Yes, the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater our own sense of well-being becomes. Cultivating a cause, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. This helps remove whatever fears or insecurities we may have and gives us the strength to cope with any obstacles we encounter. It is the ultimate source of success in life, that is universally helpful; something that all people appreciate, whether religious or not, i.e. the principle of interdependence! Therefore, by training our minds and getting used to such a view of interdependence make our mind more relaxed and open. This will change our way of looking at things, and gradually will change our behaviour and do less harm to others. Like what our Lord Buddha said: “The thought manifests as the word, the word manifests as the deed, the deed develops into character and the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and it’s way with care and let it spring from Love, born out of concern for all beings.” A great many thanks to Paster Lim Han Nee for the sharing.

  5. wan wai meng on May 14, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    Reading this I feel that, one of the best ways to live lives could be to keep an open mind at all times. Sometimes the truth is less obvious, and one could even think that it is counterintuitive. Most people would not tread the less travelled path.

    However observing that many people have found happiness practicing Buddhism is some evidence that points to dharma being an elixir that can lift our consciousness to a whole new level and that buddhism is a valid path like many of the system of spiritual practices in this world capable of giving us peace and contentment.

  6. Stella Cheang on May 14, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    I had not read the book UNEXPECTED, therefore it is much appreciated to read a review by Pastor Han Nee. The succinct review entices me to want to pick up the book and read it immediately. I especially want to read about “Add Spirituality to Our Lives:
    Take care of our minds”. I strongly believe that what we say and do is a direct reflection of our thoughts in our mind. Therefore, while we embark on the journey of spirituality, we must apply the spiritual nectar into our daily life too. How much we apply is how convicted we are on the path. Thank you, Pastor Han Nee, for this sharing.

  7. Jason on May 13, 2017 at 3:43 am

    This “UNEXPECTED ” book very suitable to many novice spiritual seeker. Tsem Rinpoche keep emphasizing on compassion and altruism. We must remove “I” or self cherishing mind in whatever good deeds we did.
    Apply 8 verses of thought transformation in order to practice altruism which benefit more people.
    Dharma is about mind transformation to achieve timeless happiness.
    This book is very valuable and must share with friends.

    Jason

  8. Samfoonheei on May 12, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    UNExpected a book showing us an unconventional approach of Tsem Rinpoche’s towards spirituality for ultimate peace and happiness.Through this post i can say its a good book worth reading.
    Yesterday is history,tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift live our lives to the fullness and meaningful
    Life’s true gift lies in our freedom to design it beautifully. With each rise of the sun, we get to chase the opportunity to fill our days with meaning—to live our life the way of peace, compassion and wisdom.
    We should take advice and guidance from Rinpoche who has walked the unconventional path. Add spirituality to our lives by training and controlling our minds as advice by Rinpoche inorder to live happyly and peacefully.
    Thank you rinpoche and Pastor Lin Han Nee for sharing thi beautiful and powerful book. I like all the powerful quotes by Rinpoche,well said

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    900 million trees are cut down annually throughout the world. Over 29 million trees are chopped off each day and 20 million acres of forests are sacrificed of which 6 million of those acres are turned into wood pulp to make paper. Given the extend of repercussions faced by China due to disrespect for its environment, a change of mindset should take precedence over just merely planting more trees to solve the grave matter. Perhaps this message may help them open their hearts to see that ‘Mother Nature’ is a *powerful force* not to be belittled or trifled with.
    https://bit.ly/1JiV420
  • R.Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 02:08 PM
    All of us can’t run away from our own karma where everyone has to face it no matter what happens. Some of us are experiencing the karma now, so it effects our prayers and spritual practices to our god. By reading this article i can understand that by praying and believing in Dorje Shugden, it helps us to create conducive conditions for a robust life and spiritual practice.

    As a Dharma protector, Dorje Shugden will remove our obstacles, and protect us and our loved ones. Dorje Shugden’s ability to manifest in different aspects such as wrathful, peaceful, and so on which is very important as it allows him to connect with more people from different levels, to help them with their differing problems.
    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Mm65rr
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 11:44 AM
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s Precious Teaching Collection

    Since he was a child, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche had shown special abilities to perform various miracles; one being invoking a female naga goddess at a nearby lake from his village.

    Read more about of H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s holy Guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and his precious teachings: http://bit.ly/HHZongRinpoche

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
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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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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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Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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In Kechara Forest Retreat- Bentong, Malaysia, we have a beautiful outdoor offering grotto dedicated to Lord Dorje Shugden who fulfills the wishes of many visitors- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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My way of sharing....
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Peace
Please contemplate deeply what this message is sharing. Tsem Rinpoche
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Please contemplate deeply what this message is sharing. Tsem Rinpoche
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Japanese Buddha statues. Beautiful program- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIfNibljnoI
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Japanese Buddhist altars. Beautiful- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4uqb3jPpCs
Beautiful Lord Buddha carving which is so elegant. Tsem Rinpoche
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Beautiful Lord Buddha carving which is so elegant. Tsem Rinpoche
We can love others as we heal ourselves inside...~Tsem Rinpoche
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We can love others as we heal ourselves inside...~Tsem Rinpoche
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Beautiful short and powerful teaching by Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche
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China's huge Buddha statues. Amazingly beautiful- https://bit.ly/2DgSXxT
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Such a powerful imagery of Lord Buddha's determination. Fasting Buddha's meaning- http://bit.ly/2VCfKLa
This poor boy is being forced to leave his friend to be sold for slaughter. Children have a natural connection with animals, and they know it is wrong to hurt and kill them. Children lose this connection by being indoctrinated (brainwashed) by their parents/peers into believing animals are here to be exploited, killed, and eaten.- from Lucinda Smyth FB page
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This poor boy is being forced to leave his friend to be sold for slaughter. Children have a natural connection with animals, and they know it is wrong to hurt and kill them. Children lose this connection by being indoctrinated (brainwashed) by their parents/peers into believing animals are here to be exploited, killed, and eaten.- from Lucinda Smyth FB page
Some people really struggle and put in so much effort in their lives. Amazing. Tsem Rinpoche
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Some people really struggle and put in so much effort in their lives. Amazing. Tsem Rinpoche
18th Century Mongolian made Namgyalma statue. Very artistic. Very beautiful. Usually her arms are \'all over the place\' but this one is so artistically placed and poised. Tsem Rinpoche
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18th Century Mongolian made Namgyalma statue. Very artistic. Very beautiful. Usually her arms are 'all over the place' but this one is so artistically placed and poised. Tsem Rinpoche
My mother Ms. Dewa Nimbo came out with a new book. I am happy for her. Tsem Rinpoche
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My mother Ms. Dewa Nimbo came out with a new book. I am happy for her. Tsem Rinpoche
Challenges makes you more responsible. Always remember that life without struggle is a life without success. Don\'t give up and learn not to quit.~-Rumi
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Challenges makes you more responsible. Always remember that life without struggle is a life without success. Don't give up and learn not to quit.~-Rumi
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