He has the best job in the world!

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We are all brought up in a world that encourages materialism. We are taught that accumulation of material wealth will bring us happiness. However, the opposite is true, and has been proven countless times by various successful individuals who have realized that life is not just about ourselves but about what we can do for others.

I want to share this wonderful article about Kenneth Lee, a successful man who quit his job as an accomplished lecturer to teach children in a remote town in Southern Thailand. His story and account of his experiences is very uplifting, as there are many successful people who have ‘made it’ yet feel discontent and unhappy. I hope that reading about Kenneth will inspire some of you embark upon your own journey to live a more meaningful and purposeful life. Life is not about acquisitions but more about the benefit we give the world before our time is up. We should not fall into the rat trap of just job, money, pay bills, acquire things, travel, fun and that is it. We should be more and above that.

Do share your thoughts in the comments section below, and let me know about your life experiences and where it has brought you so far in terms of fulfilment and happiness.

Tsem Rinpoche 

 


 

This Malaysian Lecturer Quit His Job To Earn Less, But Affirms He Now Has The Best Job In The World

by Jean Khoo

Kenneth Lee quit his well-paying job in the Malaysian education industry after working as a lecturer for 6 years. 4 months to the date of his departure, Kenneth handed in his letter of resignation, packed up his things with a 65-litre backpack, and began his long travel to Asia.

There’s a saying that goes, “changes run faster than plans”. With the intention of becoming a solo backpacker to travel in Asia; instead today Kenneth is a teacher again, except that now he is teaching in a government school located in a small town at the southern region of Thailand, about six hours from the city of Bangkok.

Previously, Kenneth was teaching in one of the highest learning institutions in Malaysia. His work place was just a stone’s throw away from his comfortable home. Currently he stays in a house in the outskirts, with no proper mattress or any blanket; and yet, he is not bothered by such a change in his living conditions.

Of course a lot of people questioned his crazy decision, including his aunt who asked him, “Why would you quit your job in a good university to teach in a lesser-known university college?”

Kenneth’s former house.

It was a legitimate question. One apparent difference between being a teacher in Thailand and lecturer in Malaysia is the payment. Currently Kenneth receives less remuneration than what he was getting in Malaysia. Also, the work load is slightly more because his students—the 180 children who are his new friends—speak a language that he understands little of.

However, Kenneth said in his blog post, “My life couldn’t have been more blessed.”

 

The Key To Happiness

Kenneth gave up his comfortable life, his material possessions, and thanks to that decision, he is now enjoying a greater degree of spiritual happiness and has less worries. “If I were to compare my life at this point to a song, it’s got to be a stripped-down, acoustic version of a rock song,” he explained in an analogy.

Despite being a Malaysian teaching in a school in Thailand, Kenneth has never felt like he was treated differently. He shares an office room with 4 other teachers who always make him feel like he is part of them.

“It is very old school and comes without an air conditioner, but the chilly winds coming from the surrounding mountains and woods are enough to make up for the absence of an air conditioner.

It has a small fridge and a little coffee section at one corner, so it’s a great help for most of teachers, including myself, who love coffee. The room is so comfortable, I couldn’t ask for more.”

Before classes start, some students would appear at the doorway and greet him “Hello!” or “Good Morning!” cheekily.

Once Kenneth went back to Malaysia for a visa run and when he returned, some students came running towards him and gave him a big tight hug. One of them said, “Kit thung Teacher Ken mak loey!” (Missing Teacher Ken so much!)

The transition from teaching young adults to children definitely has its challenges. After all, Kenneth is still learning a language that the children can understand as well as learning to communicate in their native language. It’s certainly not easy to pick up a new language, but the whole process makes him feel happy and feel wonderfully occupied, at the same time, it makes him learn and improve as a teacher.

 

On Future Plans and Regrets

“Absolutely not,” Kenneth said on his blog, affirming that he has no regrets in resigning from his well-paying lecturing job.

“I just want to live my life as meaningfully as possible and do my part well as both a traveller from Malaysia and a good teacher who can contribute positively to a place I dwell temporarily,” said Kenneth.

“I may be earning less money than in Malaysia, but I’m not kidding when I say I have the best job in the world.”

[Source: https://vulcanpost.com/315121/malaysian-lecturer-kenneth-best-job-thailand/]

All images are taken from MrDefinite.net and you can read his full blog post here

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  1. sarassitham on May 10, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Such a noble and selfless act. Kenneth is a role model for many wishes to do the same but are held back by many reasons. But let this be a reminder that ‘when there is a will, there is way, especially when it comes to helping others. 💪

  2. Leonard Ooi on Dec 25, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    Kenneth is a true inspiration, for all…leaving the comforts of his life to educate the kids in the remote village of Thailand

    Its an act of kindness and compassion for this young guy.

    Thsnk you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful story.

    Kind regards

    Leonard Ooi
    KPSG

  3. Samfoonheei on Aug 23, 2017 at 11:47 am

    What a choice Kenneth Lee made….quit his well-paying job as a lecturer. And now he is teaching in a small school in a remote area of Thailand.He has no regret quitting his job for a journey that comes with many uncertainties and changes to a completely new place.
    All he wanted was to live his life as meaningfully as possible and a good teacher who can contribute positively to a place which can help his students.Even though the work load is slightly more because he could not speck their languages.
    He gave up his comfortable life, his material possessions, and he is now enjoying a greater degree of spiritual happiness and has less worries.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring post .May more people will be inspired by him.

  4. Lin Mun on Jul 9, 2017 at 5:14 pm

    Kenneth has a big heart. Many young people will strive to achieve more money and better career status at that age but he instead choose to be a teacher in Southern Thailand, earning much lesser and is a happier person. It is inspiring to see people give their time and comfort in order to care and to benefit others. It just pushes us to always do more and focus out. Nothing is more happier if we focus out.
    Thank your Rinpoche for sharing his story.

  5. Anne Ong on Apr 16, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Very wise man with a wise decision. Less money but less stress and lower risk of depression too. Adventurous,fun,happy and carefree lifestyle. That’s my cup of coffee in life. No pressure! Hehe 🙂
    Thank you very much Rinpoche for this very inspiring story to motivate and inspire more people.

  6. Echeah on Dec 27, 2016 at 1:52 am

    Everybody wants happiness. We are wired to believe happiness is equal to wealth. We’re told our mission in life should be get a good education, work, get promoted, get paid well, build up a wealth portfolio, live a comfortable life till death comes a calling. Some do better than others, but one thing may be the same, that the happiness is often elusive. That is because more “success” means more responsibilities that lead to more problems.

    That is why Kenneth has come to realise that a stripped down acoustic version of living brings more happiness. Contentment is key.

  7. Pastor Han Nee on Dec 26, 2016 at 4:15 pm

    “Life is not about ourselves but about giving happiness to others”, says Tsem Rinpoche.Kenneth Lee proves how true this is Giving up a well-paid job as a lecturer in a college in Malaysia, he travels to Southern Thailand to be a teacher in a children’s school in a remote village, willing to forgo a job with high pay and a comfortable life for one which pays much less, and a life where he has to make do with basic amenities. This very inspiring story shows how spiritual happiness is more meaningful and more enduring happiness of a material kind.

    Kenneth has been a hands-on teacher from the start. The children love him as they know he is caring. In order to communicate with them effectively, he learns the Thai Language in earnest . He may not be with them forever, but right now, he is giving them his best . Yes, right now, he has “the best job in the world”.

    • Pastor Han Nee on Dec 26, 2016 at 4:25 pm

      Editing the last sentence of paragraph one above : “This very inspiring story shows how spiritual happiness is more meaningful and more enduring than happiness of a material kind”. Thank you.

  8. Jason on Aug 11, 2016 at 4:02 am

    This Kenneth really bring happiness to himself and the young students as well. Money can’t buy happiness. Real happiness only exist when we bring happiness to others.In other words, is benefits others without any agenda. “Changes run faster than plan” , we must grab any opportunity to do more to benefits others and make our life contented.
    I hope this write up will inspire more people to join any education program to remote area.
    Thanks Rinpoche.
    With folded hands
    Jason

  9. Navina on Jul 15, 2016 at 11:58 am

    I cannot understand why he gave up his well-paid job and his nice home to move to Thailand. I would look for another job in Thailand, where I would get at least the same payment. But everybody has to decide this for themselves. If he is happy to live this way it was the right decision for him.

  10. Pastor Moh Mei on Apr 5, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    In a world that promotes materialism it is heartwarming to see people who forego material wealth, worldly comfort, career advancement to embark on something more meaningful in life.

    The thing is all these stories often lead to the person confessing this alternate path, the road less traveled is so much more fulfilling and better. Yet many are still not deterred from chasing materialism, wanting that dream career, getting that dream house, driving that dream car, etc. It is almost as if people do not really want to believe that these stories are real. That these people did find a better life and are happier. It is almost as if people want to believe that they are only saying this as a form of denial because they cannot make it in the materialistic world.

    I believe these stories because there are equally if not more accounts of wealthy, powerful and famous people who are depressed, unhappy and found no meaning in life.

  11. Wan Wai Meng on Feb 13, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    Maybe I speak for myself, but I always feel that there is yearning in all of us to be of benefit and help others. Given the the fact when we are born to this life, we forget all our past associations and relations to others, those who have graced our lives or those who have acted to sort of a small stone in our shoes. Either way they were connected to us and contributed to the color of our previous existence. So this yearning, perhaps has some seeds of altruism in them, but perhaps it is just yearning to connect to something that was in the past.

    Anyhow really rejoice for Kenneth Lee, the Chinese Malaysians having sprouted up the shores of Malaya during the colonial times, came to Malaysia on in search of relief, fortune, opportunity and etc. And living standards and conditions are not always ideal and they had survive to under such situations and some thrived, had families and etc. To pursue a path that is somewhat more altruistic.

  12. Han on Nov 25, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    Kenneth Lee having his best job after gave up his comfortable life and his material possessions. Kenneth choose to focus out to benefit others with no regrets in resigning from his well-paying lecturing job.

    His inspiring story made me relate to some of my dharma brothers and sisters, they chose to resigned from their high paid jobs and picked dharma as full time job. I strongly believe we chose dharma over corporate high pay jobs because dharma lead to greater degree of spiritual happiness.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post. I appreciate my dharma work even more after reading this post.

  13. Wah Ying on Nov 21, 2015 at 12:25 am

    Always in advertisement when it advertises “The best job of the world”, it would be the man whom’s job is travelling the world, enjoying beautiful sceneries, dealing with beautiful people and etc…basically the job is enjoying life.

    What Kenneth meant by the best job of the world, I believe is a job that he is happy with how he spend his life by contributing and giving; not about getting high pay or having easy life. He is ENJOYING his life, by giving, by unlearning the old way of living, by re-learning the meaning of life. He is happy and enjoying his life, this can see from his face 🙂

  14. Joy Kam on Sep 3, 2015 at 11:57 pm

    Selfless people like Kenneth here is a dime a million. Not many people these days would be as passionate and courageous as Kenneth to forgo the luxury of a secure, well paid job for one that is totally opposite. Yet Kenneth shows his true nature… kindness and compassion and from this he shines even brighter than those earning 5 figures! And what’s amazing is he is HAPPY doing this.

    I think that he would be the envy of most people because not every day we come across someone who decides to choose the road less traveled, to step out of their comfort zones and benefit others to be this happy doing it. Some might even consider it crazy yet the crazy ones are those that makes the world go round, that creates an impact and changes the future. Salute to Kenneth for his passion, compassion, courage… we need more inspiring stories and people like him to remind us that serving others is the road map to happiness. Thank you Kenneth!

  15. Wylfred Ng on Aug 12, 2015 at 5:38 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing.

    The story of Kenneth is so inspiring. It is very rare to see a young guy with good profession will choose to benefit others.

    Thanks

  16. Alice Tay on Aug 10, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    很久以前,当教育水准不那么的进步和经济能力又有限时,许多人因为识字不多,了解能力又不是那么好,往往就这样造成他们要面对种种的困难而得到更好的就业机会。因为面对生活上的种种的压力,而心灵的这一块也已经让他们忽略了。

    现在, 大多数的父母都有能力让自己的孩子受好的教育。但因为忙于工作,因为要赚取更多钱来给自己与家庭过着舒适的生活,无形中也忽略心灵的这一块。每天都重复一样的东西。因为没有持修心灵的这一块,每一世都重覆的轮回,到回来经历一遍又一遍。

    要放弃是很容易的事情。但是,在还没有想清楚的时候放弃,会让你有一天觉得后悔当初的选择。相比之下,如果明了一切, 觉得是时候放下。而且还会勇往直前,达到目标, 再回首也无悔了。

    Kenneth Lee 的选择,是让人非常钦佩的。他愿意放下自己优厚的薪水,放下一直以来很舒适的环境,无怨无悔老远从马来西亚去到泰国一个小镇里的学校教书。无他,他目的是要活得更有意义和履行成为一位有贡献的游客和老师。

    感谢仁波切的分享。希望有接触此博文的年轻人可以依Kenneth Lee 为榜样来为自己的将来打算。

  17. Edward Ooi on Aug 6, 2015 at 4:48 pm

    1)What a wonderful young man, I wonder how many people in the world would actually choose their dream job and what they love to do over wealth? It might not be the highest paying job but it is also definitely not the worst job for him. I feel happy for this young man because he knows which is more important in life (money or compassion?) And he chose Compassion. This is a prove that money cannot buy everything. I really can’t stop looking at the pictures above, look how happy he is. It is like he have found the true happiness of his life, or maybe he have.

    2)I cannot deny that some people actually works hard in order to benefit others for example like donating their money to the ones in need, but still most people are to attached to money because they want to buy luxury things and want to live a luxurious life which is also not a bad thing but then when you are too attached to it, then it’s bad. It is bad to be attached to things but everybody has the personality as well even I do, but it is better to not be attached to things. Everyone in this world are brought into this world bringing nothing and of course we will leave this place bringing nothing along except for our good and bad karma. Because of attachment, many people who have passed away are trapped in the spirit realms because they cannot let go of the things they hold dear to, sometimes when don’t even realize that they are dead. And it is very sad.

    3)Being attached to things can come in many different ways such as being attached to someone (like your family members, friends, enemies and love ones) and being attached to things (like luxury items, antiques, food, cars, house, and etc that is why there are many antiques that are haunted). And sometimes you don’t even know what you are attached to. I myself personally know that I am extremely attached to food and since I have already found out, I should try to not be so attached to it day by day. It is impossible to stop being addicted to something instantly but at least we can decrease it day by day.

  18. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on Aug 6, 2015 at 2:12 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the inspired real life story of Kenneth Lee for having his best job in the world, which I really do agree. It is always happier and more satisfying when we see our work can add more value into others’ life. Kenneth has realized one thing that the money, comfortable life and possessions will not give him ever lasting happiness and self satisfaction because as a matter fact, the lifeless money and materials will not take away our negative side of our mind and we will have to them away at the time of death. By helping others and contributing to the less fortunate ones will definitely make our life more meaningful and keep us away from self depression because we are focusing on others. There is no room for us to think about ourselves negatively.

  19. Calvin Kam on Aug 2, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    众生都希望找寻高薪厚职,以为这样就能快乐的生活下去。当找到了如愿的工作,又被所谓的金钱,权力,人际关系等欲望牵扯着。看了这遍文章提醒了我,每一份工作都能成为世界上最好的工作,只要我们能够感恩和知足现下所拥有的,现下就得到快乐了。更重要的是拥有一颗菩提心, 凡事都以利益他人为先,那么我们的苦比起他人的快乐是微不足道的。

  20. HillHermit on Aug 2, 2015 at 2:43 am

    I love these kinds of stories. Such people are uplifting and inspiring. A lot of people who complain about depression would be cured instantly if they’d up and out of themselves and eased another’s burden and brought others to higher potentials and happiness. To paraphrase a verse from the Lama Chopa: In short, the immature pursue their welfare only, while Buddhas act solely for the welfare of others; discerning the faults of the one and benefits of the other, please inspire me to be able see myself as the same as others, and to give them as much importance as I do myself.

  21. Vinnie Tan on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    I totally agree with Kenneth. Living a life is not just about making money to satisfy ourselves materially. It is true that we will be happy momentarily, yet when we ponder about it on a deeper level, there is nothing that is being achieved.

    However, when we are truly doing something that is meaningful and beneficial for others, it is true that we may not be earning a lot to lead the life of luxury. But what satisfy us and make us happy is that we know that we are making an impact for others, for the society.

    Through Kenneth’s example, it has reminded me that we should always be focusing out and not focus on ourselves. It is true that for Kenneth he may face many challenges during his initial change. But I believe, deep down in him he knows that he is able to share the knowledge and previous work experience to help and improve the living situation of the children that are attending the school. With that in mind, it just makes what he is doing more beneficial, making that small difference for the people that cross paths with him.

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  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Dec 15. 2019 08:18 PM
    It is simply amazing how Edward Leedskalnin can move coral stones of up to 30 tonnes by himself with simple tools. Something which I think science can’t explained like how pyramid is built during that period without machines.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/coral-castle.html
  • Anonymous
    Sunday, Dec 15. 2019 06:46 PM
    It is nice to see these warm stories of how human helped marine animals out from their life-threatening situation. There are a lot of attention given to prevent animal abuse in cases of dogs and cats. However, there are only a handful of attention given to marine animals.

    Fishes aren’t given the attention that they deserve because their cries normally went unheard. However, fishes are animals too and they do feel what a human being will feel. We should treat all animals the same and stop creating more suffering for them.

    http://bit.ly/2Eh1VLa
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Dec 14. 2019 09:39 PM
    The 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden

    If Dalai Lama has been worshipping Dorje Shugden for decades, consulted his oracles, composed prayers for Dorje Shugden, then how can he finally and suddenly see Dorje Shugden as negative? How could Dorje Shugden have ‘fooled’ or ‘misled’ such a high being as the Dalai Lama for so many years? That does not make sense. Since Dalai Lama is a highly realized being, he should be able to see Dorje Shugden as a superior being or a negative being from the very first time they ‘met’. This ability is inherent in highly attained beings such as H.H. the Dalai Lama. If we are to hypothetically say His Holiness the Dalai Lama can make mistakes, then this puts us all in a quandary because he saw Shugden as superior in earlier years but later as malevolent. Does this make sense? Because if he can make a mistake once, he can hypothetically make another one. So the ban and his current negative views about Dorje Shugden perhaps can be wrong? I am just presenting some hypothetics.

    Read and decide for yourself of Rinpoche’s hypothesis: http://bit.ly/14DalaiLamaDSPrayer
  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Dec 14. 2019 02:32 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the mysterious part on Buddhism. I didn’t know divination is also practised in Buddhism, I have always thought divination is only practised by non-Buddhist. This shows how compassionate Buddha is, Buddha will use different ways to help people.

    Since most of us don’t have the karma or merit to connect with Buddha directly, divination is the best way to seek advice from an enlightened being. Taking refuge and asking for advice from an enlightened being is safe because Buddha is omniscient and Buddha will give us guidance that will truly benefit us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugdens-dice-divination.html
  • Sofi
    Friday, Dec 13. 2019 11:50 PM
    Dromton Gyelwa Jungne

    Dromtonpa has come down in history as both an enforcer of Second Propagation ethical standards and a holder of Atisa’s tantric lineage. According to the Blue Annals, Dromton was charged with expelling tantric practitioners from Atisa’s audience, this despite the fact that at Samye Chimpu (bsam yas ‘chims phu) Atisa gave Dromton initiation into tantric systems, including the Doha tradition of Bengal. The Blue Annals credits him with revising the translations of both sutra and tantras, including the Astasahastrika Prajnaparamita, and the Jnanasiddhi Tantra.

    Read about this great disciple of Atisha and his attainments: http://bit.ly/Dromtonpa
  • Sofi
    Friday, Dec 13. 2019 11:40 PM
    The Fifth Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lobzang Gyatso

    In 1622 he was identified as the rebirth of the Fourth Dalai Lama, Yonten Gyatso (ta la’i bla ma 04, yon tan rgya mtsho, 1589-1616) by Lobzang Chokyi Gyeltsen (blo bzang chos kyi rgyal mtshan, 1570-1662), who had been the tutor to the Fourth Dalai Lama. Lobzang Chokyi Gyeltsen gave him the name Lobzang Gyatso (blo bzang rgya mtsho) and enthroned him at Drepung Monastery (’bras spungs dgon). Much later the Fifth Dalai Lama gave Lobzang Chokyi Gyeltsen the title of Panchen Lama.

    Read about the greatness of the 5th Dalai Lama and his association with Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/5thDalaiLama
  • sarassitham
    Friday, Dec 13. 2019 03:53 PM
    Thank you for the sharing, I do agree in the article say man are responsible for everything in their life. In simply way man are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Only man use the reason and conscience with which they are endowed to act with humanity toward human, animal and planet.

    I truly agree with this article. Every single action that man has to do and done has to connect to one another for perfection in this world.

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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.
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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
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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!
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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
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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
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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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
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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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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
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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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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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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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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
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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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Long beans from our Kechara Farm 2019 harvested for our community here in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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Long beans from our Kechara Farm 2019 harvested for our community here in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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