A Mighty Girl

Jan 14, 2016 | Views: 706

When Cynthia Koenig, a young social entrepreneur from New York, learned that millions of girls and women around the world spend hours each day collecting water …from distant sources, she decided to create a new way to help people in poor communities transport water and it’s called the WaterWheel. Koenig’s WaterWheel allows people to roll water in a 50-liter container versus carrying it in 5 gallon (19 liter) jugs. Koenig estimates that the WaterWheel can save women 35 hours per week in water transport time, as well as prevent the physical strain that comes from balancing 40 pounds of water on top of their heads for hours each day.

Every day around the world, over 200 million hours are spent each day fetching water, often from water sources miles from home, and this task usually falls to women and girls. By freeing up valuable time, the WaterWheel allows women to spend time on income-generating activities that can help pull her family out of poverty. The time savings also means that there is a greater likelihood that girls will be allowed to stay in school, further reducing the rate of intergenerational poverty.

After receiving a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada prize to develop the WaterWheel, Koenig founded a social enterprise company, Wello. The company is in an early stage of development and has been piloting the WaterWheel in rural communities in India. Koenig also plans on continuing to make the WaterWheel itself more useful by adding in filtration, drip irrigation kits, even a cell phone charger that uses the rotation of the wheel to charge the battery of the cell phone and give people more access to essentials like communication and education.

To learn more about this invention and its potential to transform the lives of many girls and women around the world, check out Koenig’s TED talk at http://bit.ly/1gBdpGt and you can read a recent article in The Guardian about her venture at http://bit.ly/1dMt7Mh.

To learn more about how to support her work, visit Wello’s website at http://wellowater.org/

For a wonderful book about more female innovators and inventors throughout history, check out “Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women” for readers 8 to 13 at https://www.amightygirl.com/girls-think-of-everything

Or, for younger readers age 4 to 9, we highly recommend the newly released fiction book “Rosie Revere, Engineer” about an budding young engineer at https://www.amightygirl.com/rosie-revere-engineer

To help children and teens better understand the challenges many children around the world face in order to go to school, check out our blog post, “Honoring Malala: Mighty Girl Books on Children’s Fight for Education,” showcasing our top books for young readers on children’s educational access issues at https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=11621

A Mighty Girl also has a section highlighting stories that feature poverty and hardship as a significant theme. Such stories provide opportunities for parents to discuss these topics with their children while also helping to foster children’s empathy for people living in difficult circumstances. Learn more at https://www.amightygirl.com/books/social-issues/poverty-hardship

And, if you’re looking for ways to encourage your children to become the next engineering and technology innovators, visit A Mighty Girl’s STEM toy section at https://www.amightygirl.com/toys/toys-games/science-math

 

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  1. Fong on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:38 pm

    Sometimes, all it takes is for someone to put themselves in the shoes of those that they can see are suffering and a little ingenuity.

    Though the device seemed simple, it lessened the burden of the ladies having to fetch water from the watering hole far away. it is still difficult having to walk the great distance but the burden is halved and the results doubled.

    Koenig is benefiting all these women instead of doing something to create more problems and benefiting herself. It’s very generous of her to put in the time and effort to create something to benefit others.

    It’s very caring of her to even noticed and want to do something about it. Well, she has succeeded and has helped eased the burden, literally. She has made life that little bit better for the proud owners of the WaterWheel.

  2. Lew on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    Wow! This is such a simple yet practical solution to this problem of getting drinking water. My mum used to tell me that when she was young, she need to spend hours everyday just to transport water for the family to use. This was a common problem in Malaysia decades ago, but unfortunately, it is still a common problem in India these days.

    I think the reason why Cynthia come out with such a brilliant idea is her care for the people in India who had to spend hours everyday to collect water, and that deter the women from education and eventually get out of poverty. We need more people like Cynthia in this world to make it a better place for everyone.

  3. Wai Meng Wan on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:05 am

    I think she is a mighty girl, not just she helped the development of such a useful and energy saving tool, but the care and the compassion she had for others led her to come out with something that benefits the millions of women. Most of such women will be those in rural communities and not have wads of cash or resources to reay. This is truly a wonderful initiative.

    • Wai Meng Wan on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:24 am

      As in the women who will benefit the most from such an initiative will not be able to reward or return back the investment, all the more makes this an altruistic initiative.

  4. Valentina Suhendra on Jan 26, 2016 at 10:34 am

    Dear Rinpoche

    Thank you for this wonderful story. I applaud Chyntia Koenig for using her sympathy in a positive way. I know for a fact that many entrepreneur are not really interested or have the motivation to help people in poor countries due to commercial feasibility. I am glad Ms. Koenig came up with the idea of water wheel and rejoice for her because she is receiving support for her idea.

    Valentina

  5. Julien Roth on Jan 24, 2016 at 2:38 am

    This is amazing! So inventive of this one girl!

    I can already see how this Waterwheel will help so many people around the world. The whole idea of it just seems very practical and beneficial many societies. It is true that many many people are struggling and putting their bodies through stress just so that they can have a clean water supply. This waterwheel will surely help relieve the stress of these people.

    Cynthia Koenig was absolutely brilliant in coming up with the idea of the Waterwheel. Her thoughts must have been with the people who were struggling with transporting water. So in that sense she must have been a very kind individual.

    I hope that this project takes off and becomes very successful. Not only will it bring a well deserved income to Cynthia, but it will also benefit many people. I do not see how this invention can go wrong, and i also do not see how anyone would object the use of the Waterwheel. Thank you for sharing this article with us.

  6. Pastor Moh Mei on Jan 22, 2016 at 8:22 am

    To make an impact in this world, to make a difference in people’s lives doesn’t take a genius, it is not rocket science. It originates from care, kindness, compassion. When we see sufferings, we can have many reactions – ignorance, guilt, anger, self pity or it can compel us to do something to end that suffering.

    If we are not motivated by that, then be motivated by the success stories that stems from kindness. Be a Cynthia Koenig not because you care, be a Cynthia Koenig because it will also inevitably lead to fame and fortune in the worldly sense.

    If we observe the world and and happenings around the world through the eyes of loving kindness, or wanting to end the sufferings we see, it may trigger many creative and innovative ideas to make the world a better place. Nothing will happen if there is no start. Start today, see the world through a different eye for a change.

    • Joy on Jan 23, 2016 at 10:35 pm

      You said it Pastor Moh Mei.

      It is amazing what we can think of and do when we start to be part of the solution instead of the problem. When we decide to care.

      When we are driven to help someone or change someone’s life, we will find a way no matter what. And the best part is, we will feel much fulfilled and happiness from this act; whether it is helping a dog, cat or another human being, we will feel a sense of happiness in giving, because it is our innate nature to care and be kind to another.

      When we stop focusing on our selves even for one second and instead focusing out on another, that’s when we tap into our true humane nature. Usually animals tend to do this, bring this side of us out naturally which explains why Rinpoche likes to teach us to care for animals. Unless you dislike animals then there is Kechara Soup Kitchen. Bottom line is everything Rinpoche does in Kechara is to help us bring out and nurture that caring side of us so that we can be a “Cynthia Koenig” and think of ideas to help others.

      And like you say even if the care has an ulterior motive (fame/fortune/8 worldly concerns etc.) it is still “care” and if by benefiting someone for the better it will benefit you in return, which it will naturally in a spiritual and humane sense, though some have other agendas, still, why not, so long no one gets hurt along the way and it is ethical.

      Nice comment and wisdom. I like your quote “Nothing will happen if there is no start. Start today, see the world through a different eye for a change.” Thank you

      And Thank you Rinpoche for such articles to open up our eyes, to encourage us to dream, to think positive, to being creative, innovative, to inspire, to be of benefit to others which we can also see in Rinpoche all the time! Never giving up on anything or anyone.

  7. Sharon on Jan 21, 2016 at 11:25 pm

    It is amazing how one person can actually make a huge difference when one chooses to focus out.

    Thank you for sharing this, Rinpoche.

  8. Alice Tay on Jan 21, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    Cynthia Koenig所做的一切,无论是要符合慈善或是商业的需要,她的目的或动机只有一个,就是帮助他人解决生活上的问题:

    1. 帮助落后与贫穷的地方
    Cynthia Koenig了解大部分生活在贫穷国家的女性都需要利用很长的时间从远方挑担干净的水回家。因此,她决定想办法来帮助她们解决与缩短提水的时间,好让这些女性可以有更多的时间做其他事情如上学或是工作来帮补家庭。无形中,这也可以降低当地的贫穷率。

    2. 设立Wello和网站
    因为Cynthia Koenig的努力而让她得到了一笔资金在印度设立了一个利益社会的机构,Wello, 和网站。这样的策划,可以让更多人可以知道有这样的一个机构来帮助落后与贫穷的人民解决运输水供的问题。让每个不同国界的人都可以有机会捐款和参与此有意义的事情。

    3. 制造更多就业机会
    Cynthia Koenig的新创造,提水轮 (WaterWheel) ,是可以提供就业机会给予当地人民。商家们或许需要聘请更多人来制造和运输它的配件和完整的提水轮。

    感谢仁波切的分享。让我们看到来自不同地方的人,因为本身有明确的动机、慈悲心与坚持来帮助其他人。

  9. Edward Ooi on Jan 21, 2016 at 12:18 am

    I am happy to read this article. Most of the people only think of creating/building convenient things that the commoner and the rich can enjoy, also to make profits from it. But how often do people actually think to donating money and make lives easier for the poor?

    Because of how often we think about making money/profit from the society, we become attached to it and we forgot to help the people in need. Like the hoverboard, how many people actually need a hoverboard in their lives, many people bought them only to show off or brag about it. They could have used the money and invest in making things the WaterWheel, that will actually save a lots of time up for these women. Imagine with all these time spent, they could gone to work to feed their family. Hoverboard is only a want in our lives while waterwheels is need.

    Cynthia Koenig is one of the good examples that we should follow. Because of her compassion and determination to make lives easier for these women, she has managed to save millions of women’s precious time. I am looking forward to hear more news upon this article. Hope this product will be successful and people would sponsor these products to many different countries of the world.

  10. Sarah on Jan 20, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    The waterwheel is an invention that is truly helpful to rural people who do not have easy access to water. Many Indian women and girls can save a lot of precious time as the waterwheel can carry more water and it is easier to use. The traditional method of carrying water on the head is outdated and often leads to serious physical health problems. Young girls who used to miss school can now attend school as the time for carrying water is much shorter. This is a good invention but it is far from ideal. The local government authorities must make it possible for rural people to have basic facilities like water in their homes.

  11. Beatrix Ooi on Jan 19, 2016 at 12:31 am

    Ms Cynthia is a hero! It’s very creative and kind of her to come up with something like this, this water wheel is very useful and I’m very sure that it going to save a lot of lives.

    When we watch documentaries about India or countries like this, it is always the women who have to walk very far to collect water, I don’t remember seeing men who do this. With this wheel, their physical pain will be cut down because they will not have to balance the buckets on their head anymore, I can imagine the weight and what makes it even more painful is when they have to walk for hours to get back to home.

    I think we should support causes like this because it is empowering and it really changes lives. I hope more people will pay attention to this cause and contribute in whichever way we can.

  12. freon on Jan 18, 2016 at 12:30 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    From this article, i have learned that when we have a heart or mind or take care of people, be more mindful on people, we will do something to improved the person’s life quality.
    Cynthia Koenig – She spent the last decade living and working on four continents, and has incubated and consulted on the launch of ventures of all shapes and sizes, ranging from community-run businesses in Latin America to a national strategy for sustainable tourism development in Bhutan.
    She spent her time mostly to helps the people in needs instead in material gain.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this story

    With Love,
    Freon

  13. Uncle Eddie on Jan 17, 2016 at 11:26 pm

    A great many thanks to our Rinpoche for this animating story that will certainly inspire and help to foster living beings, especially children and young people to become the next generation of “The engineering and Technology innovators” of similar inventions to benefit all beings, especially for those of the poor countries in the World. The Buddhist approach as taught, is to gradually extend the sense of belonging to all beings. All living beings should share the desire to avoid sufferings and experience well-being. Ultimately, when our sense of belonging extends to all living beings, we are intimately touched by their Joys and sufferings. As “Epicurus” has once said, “One must practice the things which produce happiness, since if that is present we have everything, and if it is absent we do everything to have it”. Who wants to suffer? We devote our time and energy to these tasks, hoping they will provide us and others with a sense of fulfillment and well-being. May every moment of our life and of the lives of others be one of wisdom, flourishing and inner peace. Om Mani Padme Hung.

  14. JP on Jan 17, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    Cynthia Koenig is truly brilliant for inventing such as practical way of transporting water. It’s simple to produce and serves the purpose. Many times we go off tangent thinking of extremely sophisticated ways to solve a problem, when in fact the solution is simple. When she solved the issue of Indian women having to spend a lot of time carrying water by reducing the time spent to a fraction, the women could spend more time earning money for their family.

    I guess when we are passionate about something, we will continuously think of solutions to overcome any issue. In Cynthia’s case, her passion can potentially alleviate poverty by the millions. Attached is a pic of Cynthia Koenig.

    Wello-WaterWheel-2

  15. KB Thapa on Jan 17, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    Such a a inspiring lady she is , because of water wheel will millions of woman around the world will get help.. They realy need to spent almost whole day just bring water home very far away. Especially in India they suffer a lot. Because of her great compassion , it will help other people less suffer.. Thank you, Rinpoche for beautiful article..

  16. yoke chim yap on Jan 17, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    看了上师分享的这篇文章,让我感触良多。在全世界除了印度,中国,还有许许多多不知名的小国偏远地方,的確是缺乏乾净的水源。而通常尋找水源及挑運这重担子都落在女人及小孩身上。結果为了尋找水源与運送,来回路途遥远就花去了一整天时间。加上贫困,所以都没机会受教育,就如此惡性偱环的一代接一代擺脱不了命運。
    所幸还有..Cynthia koenig如此的好心人及企業家来协助她们。以此唤醒世人,要懂的感恩及珍惜水資源,我们有幸活在先进及资源丰富的国家,除了要珍惜现有的一切资源,也如上师所说,要学习去关心与付出。畢竟这个世界是大家共同擁有的。如人人都能安居乐业,世界肯定会和平。

  17. Lin Mun on Jan 17, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    Dear Rinpoche ,

    Thank you for sharing this article. Cynthia’s effort, creativity and compassion are very inspiring. With the invention of water wheel it can help so many women in India. This can directly ease women burden from needing to carry heavy water daily and will allow children to go to school without needing to spend so much time on this. Mother can also spend more time doing other works for her family.

    Her passion and motivation sets a good example for us to follow. I’m sure it is not easy to start up the company and inventing this product. But she and her team did a good job.

    I hope more people can support such action and contribute back to the society.

  18. Chris Chong on Jan 17, 2016 at 1:34 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this post with us. Cynthia Koenig is truly an inspiration to people around the world. Her compassion and sympathy towards those girls and women that are forced to fetch water from a far away place drives her to do something different to help those women. I’m sure that coming up with an idea like waterwheel and setting up a company like Wello is a daunting task.

    Her is truly an amazing women that have qualities of two of the six paramitas. She have perseverance in her to be able to go all the way with her ideas and didn’t quit when hardships arises. She also have wisdom to be able to invent the waterwheel which is the solution for the problem.

    Cynthia is one of those rare people who would do something and make a change. Many people now are too selfish or lazy to help and make a change in the lives of those unfortunate people. We should learn from her.

  19. Pema Thinley on Jan 17, 2016 at 12:13 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    This is fantastic. world have so many kind and innovative people left. I read especially about the remote places of India that the women travel miles just to fetch water and this brilliant idea can change their lives. So nice and inspiring dedication for those in needs.

  20. Stella Cheang on Jan 16, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    It is truly inspiring to learn how simple devices or invention can help improve lives of many. Bringing convenience to the life of others is, to me, a key pillar in practicing compassion. Simplistically, it is mainly altruistically driven for someone to provide convenience to others, so that they suffer less. To me, I want to understand the hardship and difficulties that Cynthia Koenig went through, from getting the prize, to finding investors and manufacturer, up till making the item available in the under-developed areas. I believe each and every step of her journey is full of challenges. But with a pure and altruistic motivation and passion for her work, Cynthia Koenig rose above all else and succeeded in this project. This is a very good lesson for me. Perseverance, Passion and Good Motivation are the ingredients to outcome that will benefit many.

    Thank You very much, Rinpoche, for sharing this inspiring story that nourish our mind and that gently nudge us towards doing greater things.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  21. Pastor Han Nee on Jan 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this empowering story of an invention that is set to revolutionize and uplift the lives of countless women and girls and their families in poverty-stricken countries and regions,everywhere in the world.

    Cynthia Koenig,uses her inventiveness and entrepreneurial skills to help millions of women and young girls, who spend hours daily collecting and carrying 19 liters of water(each) on their heads from distant sources.This device allows a water-carrier to roll water in 50 liter containers over a distance, in place of the 19 liters the women traditionally had been carrying on their heads. With this device, Koenig has basically reduced both the time and the excessive physical strain on these women.

    The far -reaching implications of this newly-created device – the WaterWheel – include releasing valuable time from the 35 hours per week each woman spends on carrying the water to their destinations. This valuable time can then be directed towards income-generating activities that can pull the families out of poverty. Girls can remain longer hours in school to receive more meaningful education. Furthermore, men are now coming in to get these WaterWheels so that they can share with their women-folk the task of water=transport and free them for other income-generating activities. Beyond this, work is in progress to harness the energy from the rotation of the wheel to charge cell-phone batteries!Also there is the potential of irrigation and bringing water to animals, as well as water-purification, using this invention.

    I laud Koenig for directing her skills toward easing the lives of millions of poor women and girls and their families, and to benefit them in so many different ways.The ripple effect of the benefits are just so amazing.

  22. Jacinta Goh on Jan 15, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    A blog post of this girl speaks a thousand words. Putting aside personal needs and wants, she went on to create the needs for others. By creating that, she didn’t even need to find happiness. By giving, she herself found happiness in her. Focus out, that’s the key. Thanks Rinpoche for this blog post.

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    Over the years, His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche has been to many hospitals, doing prayers, performing rituals, giving comfort to the sick, and relieving the worries of the families. The ones on the sick bed could be babies… born with defective organs desperately needing operation, young children, adult men and women with all sorts of illnesses, and dying old people.

    Rinpoche is clairvoyant to know whether the person on the sick bed is going to survive or not, so the prayers and rituals that Rinpoche performs varies based on that.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2m2cLio
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:12 PM
    Below is a real incident recounted by Casteven Lim:

    One day in June of 2013, I was driving along the North-South Highway of Malaysia, suddenly it rained heavily and I lost control of my car. The car skidded and started spinning furiously and I quickly prayed to my guru His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche for help and recited Dorje Shugden’s mantra OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA.

    Despite my effort to hold on to the steering wheel, the car continued spinning three times horizontally and was almost in a low-flight state, until the car hit the side railing and stopped.

    Read more on how Casteven Lim being saved by Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/2kwQN6I

  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 04:00 PM
    As more people are aware of how animals are cruelly killed, how much resources are wasted to keep the animals, more people have made a choice to change to a vegan diet. Another reason is that people are also more aware of how meat is harmful to our health.

    It is nice to know a supermarket that specialises in vegan products has opened its door to give people a healthier choice. Not only more supermarkets like this are opening, but more companies are also investing in producing plant-based products to replace meat. Some of the plant-based products have a texture and even a taste of meat. This will entice people to change their diet.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/vegan-supermarket.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:47 AM
    Even though it’s an old post, yet its definitely a great news . Official notice dated February 19, 2014, “TSEM RINPOCHE FOUNDATION,INC” were approved by the US government. Wow…..a happy and joyful news for Rinpoche and everyone at that moment.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and those beautiful pictures. Wow….loving shrine back then.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/good-news.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:47 AM
    Interesting article of Hecate, is a goddess in ancient Greek religion and mythology. Have seen pictures of this so called Hecate but do not understand much of it till I came across this article. Known to be the goddess of magic, witchcraft, the creatures of the night, moon and ghosts. Recording to legends she was the only child of the Titanes Perses and Asteria from whom she received her power over heaven, earth, and sea. She is most often depicted as having three heads; one of a dog, one of a snake and one of a horse. Sound interesting to read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/hecate.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 23. 2019 11:42 AM
    Fat Monk have known differently by many Budai, Hotei or Pu-Tai is a semi-historical Chinese monk who is venerated as a deity in Chinese Buddhism and was also introduced into the Japanese Buddhist pantheon smiling or laughing, hence known the “Laughing Buddha” to many. As the folktales in Chinese Buddhism, it was believed to bring happiness to all the people around him. Fat Buddha statues comes in varies forms are popular in many Chinese homes . I love looking at laughing Buddha statues as his broad smiling face tells all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing with much insight of it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/fat-monk.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 03:40 PM
    This is a very useful teaching on how to deal with our negative emotion especially anger. Anger causes a lot of problem to us. To know if we have anger is to examine if we have patience. When we are impatience, it is a sign of anger. I never thought these two emotions are related but it actually make sense.

    When we are impatience, we cannot tolerate other people’s fault. Then we get angry with the things they do or say. Our impatience could be caused by our arrogance of thinking we are better. If we really are better, we should be patience to pass and share the knowledge with others. There might be people who have the attitude problem, but this is not something we can change. What we can change is how we feel and perceive.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/avoidance.html
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 02:15 PM
    Ram is a Nepalese staff working in Tsem Ladrang for many years. He is hardworking, friendly and polite. His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche always sees Ram as part of the big family.

    In mid-2016, Ram’s wife in Nepal who was pregnant for 7 months suddenly developed complications, she had to go for operation due to dislocation of the baby in the womb. Ram’s wife and baby were very weak and in dangerous condition, the doctor had no choice but to operate and take out the baby. The doctor …even said EITHER the wife or the baby would survive.

    Ram was very worried and informed Tsem Rinpoche immediately, Rinpoche’s divination showed that both the wife and the baby would survive, and immediately instructed pujas to be done and candles to be lit for both the wife and the baby for a few days. Rinpoche also instructed Ram to recite Dorje Shugden’s mantra strongly to pray for protection for his wife and baby.

    Read more about Ram’s wife and his baby at http://bit.ly/2krBWu8
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 02:10 PM
    Founded in 1790, Beijing (Peking) Opera has been the main form of Chinese entertainment for over 200 years. It all started when the Four Great Anhui Troupes went to Beijing to perform for the Imperial Court, with the royal families present. Although in this time and age, this beautiful national art form has to compete with blockbuster films, TV drama series, home-made internet films, MTV music videos etc …many, many people in Beijing and most parts of China still appreciate it.

    The Chinese government encourages the younger generation to participate in Beijing Opera, and like Wang Tao Yang (aka “Wonder Kid of Peking Opera”) many of the younger kids seem to have a natural ability for it.

    Read more this interesting article at http://bit.ly/2kWwobm
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 22. 2019 01:59 PM
    Manjushri, whose name means ‘Gentle Glory’ or ‘Sweet Splendor’ in Sanskrit; ‘Wen Shu Shi Li’ (文殊师利)in Chinese; ‘Monju Bosatsu’ in Japanese; ‘Moosoo Posal’ in Korean; ‘Jampel-yang’ in Tibetan) is one of the most important Bodhisattvas in the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions.

    Manjushri is also known as ‘Manjugosha’ (the Gentle-Voiced One); ‘manju’ refers to how the continuum of his life has been rendered ‘gentle’ by his grasp of transcendental wisdom, and ‘gosha’ refers to his perfect ability to communicate the Dharma verbally and in written form, in which he destroys illusions, delusions and ignorance that keep all sentient beings within samsara.

    Read more about Manjushri at http://bit.ly/2mpeezi

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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?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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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
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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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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