Short & simple

Jan 15, 2015 | Views: 610

 

Tolerance is an interesting word. It denotes the object is at fault or difficult to deal with. Be it so in some cases as there is reality to contend with. If the subject changes the views, then the object although in certain circumstances are difficult, still the subject will not have to ‘tolerate’ so much. But this tolerance is transformed into acceptance, compassion and forgiveness for others and even it can motivate the subject to find a way to break through to the object of one’s once tolerance. To simply abandon an object of tolerance means we will spend the rest of our lives only tolerating which can lead to a build up of anger and unncessary effects that harm. Because where in the world do we find perfection to be only enjoyed and nothing to be tolerated? Tolerance denotes subject has no fault and only object is to be blamed. This is wrong. In other words projections and expectations of everyone around us is the cause for suffering, anger and feeling we’ve been slighted. The more we work on changing our attitude from tolerance to acceptance and perhaps finding ways to inspire others to be better, we will never find a tolerance free zone. So more practical the subject works on itself and not keep blaming the objects.

Tsem Rinpoche

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  1. Pastor Henry Ooi on May 22, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Who irks us or what irritates us is the best teacher. When that person or what annoys us does not bother us much or anymore then we have moved up to another level – tolerance and acceptance.

    Quote from Rinpoche:
    “The guru’s motivation is to irk you until enlightenment.” 
    Unquote.

  2. June Kang on May 22, 2019 at 8:37 am

    Most of the peoples are passing their days in insecurity and fear. Therefore there is a great need of tolerance today to create peaceful environment. The motivation of tolerance plays an important role. If we are because being told to be tolerance and we follow, like the article says we will build up anger and harm ourselves and others. However when the motivation of tolerance is compassion, we build peace. In the religion, intolerance has made peoples suffering, for example, the ban of Dorje Shugden practice has made the practitioners suffer especially the Tibetan. For your info, Dorje Shugden is a powerful protector and an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri, he definitely is a fully enlightened being.

  3. Loh Yun Seen on May 22, 2019 at 8:08 am

    As mentioned in the article, tolerance is a reaction that putting all the blame on the object and clearing the subject of any fault. This reaction can be the best reflection of the human nature whereby we are so used to switch blames on others have it been animate or inanimate. This is in fact a result of our ego that causes us to create some sort of expectation on all the objects around us and that then lead us to ‘tolerate’ when our expectation is not met. Hence, ‘tolerance’ itself is just a self-created problem due to the subject’s own ego and the object shouldn’t be taking the blame. Should the subject learn to accept and forgive with compassion, tolerance will in fact not be in existence.

  4. Pastor Chia on May 22, 2019 at 7:51 am

    I like this article is meaningful and yet let us think deeply what is the real tolerance. We all have projection though what thing should be. If not according our what we think, we will eaŕy to get upset and anger arise. Many thing is operate is not according what we think. So don’t lost your patient and get upset. Important ïs to change within ourself first, therefore we are not end up blamiming others accept yourself.

  5. Justin on May 22, 2019 at 1:46 am

    One have to be clear who is the subject and and real object before coming to our very own false projections. Then again we have the ego I to shake off in order to have the clarity to distinguish that. It is often the fact we tend to blame it on others when problems come and never in the world we will recognise it is us the problem.

  6. Mingwen on May 22, 2019 at 12:26 am

    Before we make any judgement & blame others about a fault, we should really look at ourselves. What have we contribute onto an issue? Are we perfect to judge others?

    If we re not perfect & we’re part of the fault, we should just remind ourselves & others to see things from different angles & be a better person

  7. Andrea Lai on May 22, 2019 at 12:19 am

    What I see being tolerance have good point and bad. It depends on our motivation. If we understand being tolerance could help us, in control of our behaviour, emotions and as well as do not caused any harm to environment and people around us, then it beneficial. But too much toleration may cause harmful like what Rinpoche had explained was right. People often blaming on the object for causing the problems yet they never contemplate on subject which is themselves. It was our mind that had expectations on the object to work but when things turn bad, we blamed the object for causing the failure. It was our self indulgence, self centred, selfish mind that ruined our thoughts, emotions and not others. Hence, we become angry, depressed. Overall, if we truly contemplate on our projection, it is really silly to get upset or angry. My opinion on solution over angerism is meditation, mantras recitation and retreats.

  8. Tek Lee on May 22, 2019 at 12:09 am

    This article is short, but the word TOLERENCE is not. One’s anger and dissatisfaction come from expectation. If one doesn’t meet the other’s expectation, there creates all the dissatisfaction, anger, discomfortability etc. To tolerate, it requires practice and time. For one to practice compassion and truly understand karma, then it’ll be easy to tolerate. Only through Dharma, one can practice compassion and truly understand karma. I hope more and more people able to practice Dharma, so that there’ll be more tolerance and less conflict.

  9. Julia Tan on May 22, 2019 at 12:02 am

    Like Datuk May says, it’s about the judgement we put on others. That person is wrong and I am right. Hence why do I have to tolerate? We have our right to fight all the way through and get them to be on my side. In other words, I don’t care but they have to tolerate me.

    Tolerance is a big word and it has to come with wisdom and compassion if not there’s not tolerance. When we work together as a team especially in Dharma, no matter who’s right or who’s wrong, or you think this person ideas or comments sucks, first we got to put all our perception and judgements aside, move a step back then think deeper before react. Yes that’s the first step of tolerance. When we stop taking all matters or issues that you find it intolerance personally, in a way it may make us look into the problems and solve it together instead of wasting time and energy arguing on who’s right and who’s wrong. When we put dharma into practice, everything can be better.

    This is a profound teachings for all levels. It always about our own perception and ego issue. How can we improve and be better? Meditate on death and impermanence, prayers and mantras are one of the very useful tools to practice on tolerance. I hope these works for you too.

  10. Edmond on May 21, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    Everything started with the delicious dinner. I met a lot of friends. The discussion was interesting. I always tolerate my brother even though he gave me difficulties. However, I never treat him like a stone. I always treat him as my precious brother because I love him a lot. Tolerance will make me stronger, as I know how to serve others better. I hope one day I can serve lots of people no matter they are good or bad people, without agenda. That’s my spiritual practice. Whenever I feel intolerance, I will chant OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA a thousand times.

  11. Vivian Ong on May 21, 2019 at 11:33 pm

    Tolerance is a big word. It is not easy for some of us as not everyone has Dharma background but when we practice acceptance, patience and forgiving then perhaps tolerance will become much easier for us eventually. It is always on the subject not the object. I remember my uncle used to say when we point 2 fingers at others, the other 3 fingers are pointing back to ourselves.

  12. Datuk May on May 21, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Short teaching but extremely profound to know difference between TOLERANCE and ACCEPTANCE.

    The subject of this emotional tolerance normally will be someone who is rigid and unable to acknowledge anything that is not known to him. It is something like saying “my way or no way” and in such an attitude of the mind, a tolerant person has the tendency to feel superior and judgemental to what is not habitual to him.
    As such a person of such nature will be under pressure and dissatisfied with life and everything and everyone in his or her space. Definitely not a nice situation to be in.
    Most dangerous of all is that in practising tolerance, one will not progress and probably not learn new ways of living.

    However, in acceptance, one will have the compassion and care to think of what is suitable for the person next or in front of you and what is their need and not judge them.

    Therefore the question is acceptance not caring as in the case of “WHATEVER”. It is not so, it is seeing the point of view of others and whether it suits us or not, we accept it is the best for others.

  13. Pammie Yap on May 21, 2019 at 4:48 pm

    Tolerance is HUGE word! It also requires a lot of ‘work’ to even try to understand it. I’ve realized that many of us are quick to judge and project how things should be, instead of trying to accept it as it is, due to our ignorance. We tend to make simple things become complicated because we cannot tolerate the differences. I learned that through practice and lots of mantras… hehe… this can be changed. Compared to before Dharma, I have become a ‘better’ person in so many ways I didn’t know was possible. I still have a lot to learn and it’s better than not doing a thing to improve myself and people around me.

  14. james on May 21, 2019 at 11:51 am

    Such a short sharing, but it’s very impactful. The word TOLERANCE is always being push aside, it’s always other’s fault. This sharing made me understand & learn FORGIVENESS, COMPASSION & most important, ACCEPTANCE.

    Thank you Guru for sharing.

  15. Katie Choong on May 20, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    In the moral domain, tolerance and acceptance offers a positive approach to examining relationship between group of people who are different from each other. Poor tolerance often leads to argument. As a saying goes, never argue with a fool, onlookers may bot be able to tell the difference. Hence, it is vital to keep emotions under control and be open-minded.

  16. Mimi on Oct 27, 2017 at 5:37 am

    Beautifully expressed, I agree with you. I wish you blessings.

  17. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Apr 2, 2017 at 11:58 pm

    When we are tolerant of someone, we are implying that that person is at fault, or is essentially a difficult person to handle. We are saying that the other person is at fault and we are faultless. We are putting blame on the other person.

    In fact, if we are able to change our view from tolerance to acceptance, if we are able to develop compassion,and are able to forgive, it would be easier to become tolerant of the other person no matter how difficult the circumstances. Indeed, we will be moved to such an extent that we will want to find a way to get through to that person. When we are able to do this, it will inspire and move others to transform and be more tolerant too.

    If we cannot develop a mind of acceptance and forgiveness and compassion,if we cannot let go of anger, and let go of a mind of wanting to blame the other , we will spend the rest of our lives in anger, only being able to merely tolerate the other person, thus causing more pain and suffering to others and ourselves.

  18. Datuk May on Aug 5, 2016 at 11:53 pm

    There is a big distinction between TOLERANCE and ACCEPTANCE. As explained so clearly by HE the 25th Tsem Rinpoche, TOLERANCE is about the other side being wrong and we tolerate it due to some motivation which is self benefitting.

    However ACCEPTANCE is about being understanding to what the other side is all about and not be judgemental but be kind and loving even when it is not in accordance to what we perceive.

    Profound short and simple teaching, thank you Rinpoche.

    • Mimi on Oct 27, 2017 at 5:36 am

      Beautifully expressed, I agree with you. I wish you blessings!
      Mimi from Miami, Florida, USA

  19. Doreen on Jul 15, 2016 at 12:06 am

    It such a short write up but it has so much substance of teachings for me. When tolerance exist on the subject, it is also the subject is avoiding confrontation with the object as does not want to resolve the issue of conflict and difficulty or even facing the reality. When subject does take tolerance, the subject might be also feels helpless or does not have the confidence to face the object that is giving the pain or difficulty. As such, the subject is also at fault as the subject is protecting oneself, and as such it is tolerating the object. When tolerance does built up, it is a “time bomb” scenario that is ticking. As such, with acceptance that the object is as such, we have also changed the expectation and projection of oneself have to the world. By working on oneself, is a better solution and practical, as that is the only thing that is within the subject can control and manage, and stop the blaming.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this short teachings and yet full of teachings and contemplation.

  20. CindyH on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:06 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the very insightful explanation. Honestly, didn’t occur to me prior to this that;
    (i) tolerance would have a negative taint since it is usually viewed as a virtue; and
    (ii) tolerance in actuality is a clever trick of my selfish mind to cling on to my projections and expectations which is the source of dissatisfaction and suffering.

    Ironically, by tolerating only it is still reinforcing the “self” by deflecting the blame onto others i.e. viewing the other as in the wrong without proper reflection of our own responsibility/part in the overall matter. It can also dangerously perpetuate a misguided suppression of anger which doesn’t work in the long run. Thus, it is only logical to move towards acceptance and work on internalising it accordingly.

  21. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Jan 9, 2016 at 4:52 am

    Many years ago, Rinpoche told me that it’s very good to go and meditate in a remote cave and for some people, that is the path they should take. But for most of us, such an endeavour is escapism – we want to leave behind all the things we are tolerating.

    If we do so, how will we know we have truly achieved the realisations that we say we have? It’s easy to say you have developed patience, for example, when there is no one around to test your patience! If you can remain patient like Atisha in the face of his cook who had nothing but criticisms for him, then you can truly say you have developed patience!

    So having tolerance is a good thing for now, because it shows we are making an effort to deal with something in a constructive manner. But tolerance must change into acceptance because, as Rinpoche writes, it implies there is no fault with the perceiver, and only fault in the object.

    When we live under such a delusion that we are perfect, and no one else and nothing else is perfect, we are in danger of becoming complacent with our practice and self-improvement. We are in danger of developing that arrogance that there is nothing else about us that needs to be improved or transformed. As beings in samsara, is that really true? Is there NOTHING about us that needs to be improved or transformed?

    Only a Buddha perceives perfectly and IS perfect (with nothing needed to be transformed) so when we live under such a belief that we are perfect… are we implying we are Buddhas? :O

    Rinpoche is right, this post was short and simple, but very, very profound!

  22. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 11, 2015 at 2:05 am

    I have always preferred acceptance as opposed to tolerance. As tolerance one has make an effort to subdue or suppress what we actually wanted to. Acceptance is effortless. Thank you to Rinpoche for going even deeper about the idea of tolerance versus acceptance, that tolerance means that the object we are tolerating has a fault, I never considered that before.

  23. So Kin Hoe (Ipoh) on Jan 21, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you so much for your explanation and teachings about the difference between tolerance, acceptance, compassion and forgiveness. After tonight’s blog chat with our Moderators, Pastors and other seniors, I have even understand more the logic behind the meaning of tolerance, acceptance and compassion.

    By diverting away from tolerance and moving closer towards acceptance and compassion with all sentient beings, eventually we are able to gain ultimate peace and happiness in the long run.

    Best wishes with folded hands,
    kin hoe

  24. LT Loo on Jan 21, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    Thanks you Rinpoche for pointing out the difference. That arouses me to take a deeper thought.
    “Tolerance” carries the hidden meaning of “permission or allowed to”. It signified that one is of superior than the object or person one grant permission to. Acceptance on the other hand means “non-interference” or “co-exist” with the object. When acceptance was coupled with loving-kindness and compassion, just as water will carve away the hardest rock even when the water had no intention of doing so.

  25. Denise Kuek on Jan 21, 2015 at 1:41 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. From this article, I learn that instead of being tolerant, is better that we learn how to forgive and accept as if we think we are tolerant of others, we think the problem is not from us, is from others, and we are somehow bearing, by feeling that, we can not transform our mind as we never recognize our own problem.

  26. Vinnie Tan on Jan 19, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this short teaching. It really reminds us about the slight difference between tolerance and acceptance. Although the difference of the two words are so small, but the impact on how we act on it is so big.

    I truly agree with what Rinpoche said that we can be tolerant with things would build up anger that would have a domino effect on things that may not be even necessary in the first place. Thank you Rinpoche for showing and reminding all of us here the negative effect of just tolerating and not accepting.

  27. Sharon Ong on Jan 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    I used to think that tolerance and acceptance are almost the same thing. What an ignorant fool I was! Tolerance may sound like a good virtue but in reality, it isnt. Will strive for acceptance. Don’t want to risk any untoward “explosions” due to exceeded “tolerance”. Thank you, Rinpoche for a short yet powerful teaching.

  28. Frederick Law on Jan 19, 2015 at 1:11 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this short yet significant teaching.
    The words Tolerance has always been emphasized and being etch in our mind be it consciously or subconsciously, we are taught to be tolerable since young with our siblings or peers. But we were never taught how to view Tolerance in its compassionate perspective.

    We grow up to have perceptions, projection towards how things should be, how a person should behave etc. Hence when things does not fit our perception, we gave ourself excuse to tolerate as if the person is at fault so we must tolerate. Without applying the correct method into our Tolerance, we will keep tolerating, and keep building up anger when things does not get fixed.

    Rinpoche teaching from transforming out tolerance to acceptance is very logical and true. It is time for me to learn to accept the flaws of others and even accept the flaws within me. Being open and understand and accept that everyone has their own behavior and attitude and thinking, is also a way to check ourself that we are also a cause for other people suffering, and we work on to transform to create that unity and peaceful environment.

  29. Colin Tan on Jan 18, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Thank u Rinpoche for the wonderful teaching. Though short it is very meaningful.

    Thinking over what was written… made me realised that most of my unhappiness, are self made. I keep thinking that I have to tolerate this and tt… and keeping the anger within me… not knowing tt I am to be blame instead as I have made up some expectation of them which I shouldn’t have. I should have just learn how to accept them and not set expectations for them.

    Thank u Rinpoche once again for the short teaching.

  30. Irene Lim on Jan 17, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    This is simple and yet so meaningful and practical for our daily living and practice.

  31. Lim Tat Ming on Jan 16, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    We form perceptions or projections of how things should be because our minds are obscured by negative habituation, negative karma and delusions. We can tolerate unpleasant experiences. However, our tolerance must be applied with the correct wisdom of knowing the true nature of all phenomena – we and the objects around us.

    Thank You Rinpoche this teaching on tolerance. It clearly explain the workings of our mind and how the mind reacts to objects around us. We should not blame others for our unpleasant experiences. We are the cause of our aversions to things around us.

  32. Jacinta Goh on Jan 15, 2015 at 11:45 pm

    For me, there’s a ‘limit’ on tolerance. Whereas if we chose to accept, we will find a way. It’s like as if we have taken on the responsibility that we are part of this. Sometimes, where there’s lack of reasoning, I’ll blame on karma. It is said that, we have created whatever causes that we are in now. Sometimes, I’ll take it as my practice. Without the person or the situation, I’ll have no chance to practice,to tolerate, be kind and have compassion or acceptance. I have been very angry before, and yes, much of the time is wasted (from thinking it again and again, finding ways to get out of the situation, calming one’s mind and etc). When we are happy, very naturally, we’ll do more and with less efforts. This is what I’ve understand from this post.

  33. Datuk May on Jan 15, 2015 at 11:41 pm

    When Rinpoche sent us this teaching I was at the brink of exploding as I felt I could not tolerate the action of someone close. Then it struck me like lighting that even though I have been not criticising much these days, I still get angry with certain things and with this teaching, I understand that I have been tolerating what I perceive is wrong and not accepting what it is.

    To have that peace of mind it is the acceptance of what things are that gives us this special willingness to have compassion.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this very short and profound teaching.

  34. Julia Tan on Jan 15, 2015 at 11:13 pm

    Thank you for sharing the teaching, Rinpoche. Many people tolerate for the sake of look good without actually letting it go but carry along the pain and anger for the longest time. These people forgot to tolerate themselves. We should feel peace and happy not holding back with anger when we truly tolerated someone. We must always check our mind to make sure we do not carry along anger and hatred with us because that will bring us lots of sufferings.

  35. Han on Jan 15, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this simple yet very profound teaching. I remembered in year 2008 Nepal Pilgrimage tour, Rinpoche gave a teaching about tolerance, in the teaching, Rinpoche mentioned
    “How much we can tolerate is dependent 100% on the amount of compassion and the amount of care and the amount of genuine empathy we have for others, how much you truly wish to benefit others, if you wish to benefit others tremendously, your tolerance level will be very high, will be consistent and constant.”

    Through practicing tolerance, able to become less selfish, more understanding,loving ,caring and acceptance towards others. To me initially may be difficult to tolerate difficult people or situation but through practice and consistency, eventually will be natural and able to benefit ourselves in our spiritual path.

  36. Pastor Han Nee on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for this powerful teaching. Tolerance, in actual fact , denotes an attitude of looking outwards and shifting blame to others. When we do that we are covering for our own anger, which we leave to fester inside us. If, we , instead turn inward, reflect and decide to let go our projections and expectations of others, rather find in us the capacity to accept, be compassionate and to forgive, we will be transforming in the direction of peace with self and others.

  37. Wei Theng on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:16 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the profound teaching in a simple manner for us to understand and apply to our life. When we said “tolerate”, we consciously/unconsciously put the blame to others. At the end of it, we become more angry and a lot of resentment built up too.

    The important points that I get from Rinpoche’s teaching is acceptance and “we control our mind and karma and those who ‘disturb’ us come and go”. I take charge myself rather than blaming others. Be responsible to create a harmony environment. It is my own karma I have created that will follow me wherever I go like my shadow.

    With folded hands.

  38. Cynthia Lee on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this teaching. I find that tolerance appears to be acceptance because when we “tolerate”, what we are doing is hiding our anger and not acting out externally. Instead this anger builds up more and more internally until we can no longer tolerate. The feeling of acceptance is peace within ourselves. The result is peace and harmony with others.

  39. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on Jan 15, 2015 at 6:17 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thanks for the short but profound teaching that we can apply in our daily life and hopefully we can apply this teaching in our next life automatically after we take rebirth.

    Personally i feel that Tolerance is the main key to create harmony. It’s not so easy to be tolerate so much initially but it can be improved a bit better and better days by days.

    I will remind myself to be more tolerance so that i will be able to save more timing from dealing with my disturbed moods hence can use my limited timing to contribute more in Dharma works.

    Your sincerely,
    Casteven

  40. tsemtulku on Jan 15, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    In fact much anger within ourselves arise because we don’t internalize these teachings. Over the years the anger builds up, we explode and then we ruin the chances we have and hurt the very people that are around us. Then we have to cover and hide our shame and denials. And so much time is wasted in this unproductive process. All that can be avoided if we accept these teachings immediately. TR

    • Kwan Leng Lew on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:37 pm

      Thank you Rinpoche for this simple yet timely teachings. The difference between tolerance and accepting seem subtle yet it has a big psychological difference. I can feel the anger is building up and it is not really helping me and the organisation. Different people have different up bringing and expectations are all different. Nobody is really “at fault” here. When we say “tolerate”, it is indeed pointing that others are at fault and we don’t need to improve.. Yes, no more tolerating from this point onwards, and it is about accepting 🙂

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    All that being said, I am very, very happy to be able to bring you these images of Dorje Shugden from all the different traditions. If the Gelug, Nyingma, Sakya and Kagyu great masters and practitioners of the past saw huge benefits in relying on Dorje Shugden, so much so that they included him in such a wide range of paintings and images, it stands to reason that practitioners of today will also benefit from relying on Dorje Shugden too. Because it is not one, two or even five paintings that we are looking at, but over 40! And my guess is, there are many, many more that exist out there in the world that we just don’t know about yet.

    In reality, whatever we want to pray to or rely on is entirely our personal choice and a private matter, and no one should be able to tell us what we can and cannot pray to. Certainly no one has the right to impose sanctions upon us for the spiritual choices that we make. So putting current politics and issues aside, I hope that you will also be able to appreciate the artistic merit and talent that stands behind Tibetan art which is spiritual, ancient and beautiful, and done with purpose and meaning. Please download these beautiful ancient paintings for your shrine or to share with others.

    Tsem Rinpoche

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2kFI7es
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 02:43 PM
    Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen is perhaps one of the more notable previous lives of Dorje Shugden. In this incarnation, he is said to have made the promise to arise as a Dharma Protector to protect the precious teachings of his teacher Lama Tsongkhapa, thus laying the foundation for Dorje Shugden to manifest later, in another incarnation.

    Duldzin, which is an abbreviation of Dulwa Zinpa, literally means “Vinaya Holder” in Tibetan. This is actually a title bestowed upon him in recognition of his pure monkhood and incredible knowledge and understanding of the Vinaya texts — scriptures that contain teachings by Lord Buddha on monastic discipline.

    Read more about Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen at http://bit.ly/2lUdNwQ
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 02:36 PM
    Prayer wheels, a common part of Tibetan Buddhist paraphernalia, are often underrated by those new to Buddhism. Tibetans, however, believe that spinning prayer wheels (the bigger the better) is a powerful way of generating tremendous amounts of merit necessary for spiritual awakening and that installing prayer wheels in a place is an immensely effective way to transform the environment.

    Read more about prayer wheel at http://bit.ly/2kFxw3b
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 02:25 PM
    In order for KFR to truly become a place of healing, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche has conceived a number of ideas including the newly-opened Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain. Embedded within the fountain are semi-precious stones that were especially consecrated by Dorje Shugden while in trance of the Panglung Oracle; His Holiness Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche, widely accepted to be a living emanation of Vajrayogini; our own Tsem Rinpoche and His Eminence Gangchen Rinpoche, an emanation of Medicine Buddha himself. When the water runs over these stones, it becomes charged with the healing properties of the stones and imbued with its blessings.

    Bottles are provided for people to collect the water for their personal use. Some suggested uses for the consecrated water include:

    Consumption by the sick to heal the body and clear the mind of negative emotions
    Consumption by the dying to clear the mind in preparation for the final journey
    Giving to heal stray animals and pets
    Giving to dying or deceased animals in order to implant blessings and Dharma imprints to surface in future lives
    Sprinkling on new Buddha statues and shrines as an act of consecration

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2mo2ltB
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 12:28 PM
    The Great Buddha of Kamakura is one of the most iconic landmarks in Japan. The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a monumental outdoor bronze statue , that’s attracted many thousands of tourists and locals yearly. Been the second largest bronze Buddha statue in Japan. Wow it seem that the Great Buddha of Kamakura has a long and illustrious history, reflected in its architectural legacy, especially its numerous shrines and temples. Truly amazing having gone through many disaster yet it still remind to this day with many renovation done to restore the beauty. Have not been to Japan before but have heard many stories regarding the beauty of this amazing statue.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/i-love-kamakura-buddha-in-japan.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 12:27 PM
    In Buddhism, symbolic offerings are made to the Triple Gem, giving rise to contemplative gratitude and inspiration. Offerings such as objects such as a lit candle or butter lamp, burning incense, flowers, food, fruit, water or drinks. Each material offerings is imbued representing each different symbolic meanings . Example the lighting of a candle or an butter lamp represents the light of wisdom illuminating the darkness of ignorance while the burning of incense represents the fragrant scent of morality and so on.
    Great knowledge and teachings from this post , explaining with details the importance of offerings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/a-note-on-offerings-by-panchen-otrul-rinpoche.html?
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 12:26 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for having made a Wealth Box in the beautiful Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). It will attracts powerful energies of abundance and to attract the resources as well for the growth and expansion of Kechara Forest Retreat . We are fortunate and have the rare opportunity able to take part in this an extremely meritorious Dharma activity. Many thousands have seen benefited from this.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/get-involved-in-the-wealth-box-project-in-kfr.html?
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 04:39 PM
    Truly an amazing and informative article that every parent should read.This school does not focus just the academic results but it also emphasises on living in harmony with our environment.

    The design concept for Green School is simply superb having constructed with bamboo,local grass and renewable resources.Thank you very much for sharing such a good article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2kF3oF5
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 04:34 PM
    I am not surprised to know that trees are good to the human’s body. I remember my grandparents used to live in a village where there was a lot of green, not so much concrete and traffic, they were healthy and seldom sick. I like to live there too because the air was very fresh.

    In the cities where there are fewer trees, people tend to get sick easily due to pollutant caused by vehicles, industrial waste, etc. It is proven that trees are a good provider of oxygen and they can absorb and filter pollutants. Many metropolitan cities in Europe have started to plant more trees and they have a plan to grow more trees in the city for the wellbeings of the residents.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/scientists-have-discovered-that-living-near-trees-is-good-for-your-health.html
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 03:07 PM
    Malaysia has visitors from all over the world as our country here is beautiful, peaceful and diverse. I am fortunate to be in Malaysia with wonderful friends here too. So many people from all over the world visit our Kechara stalls, outlets and Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. They really are happy to invite Dorje Shugden home with them along with his prayers, photo, poster, mantra and information booklet. Many of them return and or contact to tell us their wishes has been fulfilled when they sincerely pray to World Peace Buddha protector Dorje Shugden. It makes me so happy to benefit others.

    Tsem Rinpoche

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2lU7XLM
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 03:02 PM
    Arya Nagarjuna was a famous Mahasiddha, Buddhist philosopher, and alchemist who was born 400 years after Buddha Shakyamuni’s parinirvana.

    He is known for establishing the Middle Path (Madhyamaka) Buddhist tradition, making gold to fulfil the needs of the Sangha, and retrieving the Prajnaparamita Sutra from the Naga realm.

    Read more about him here http://bit.ly/2kkUDQa
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 02:51 PM
    Today, the practical applications of Einstein’s theories include the development of the television, remote control devices, automatic door openers, lasers, and DVD-players. Recognized as TIME magazine’s “Person of the Century” in 1999, Einstein’s intellect, coupled his strong passion for social justice and dedication to pacifism, left the world with infinite knowledge and pioneering moral leadership. So was his passion for Buddhism and its teachings. Today we present you Einstein’s world famous quotes on Buddhism that will be of a great value to understand how much the Buddhism was close to Einstein’s heart.

    Read his quote at http://bit.ly/2lRoRea
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 02:36 PM
    An Introduction To The Buddha Form And Iconography

    In this book, Tsem Rinpoche introduces us to a rich range of Buddha forms, providing basic information to kindle our interest in the iconography of statues –their postures, gestures and mudras, the ornaments and the implements they hold. Each one of these is a symbolic teaching in itself. Indeed the entire iconography, colour and pose of each Buddha statue combined presents a path to ultimate enlightenment.

    Read more to understand the Buddha’s icongraphy at http://bit.ly/2kEQxCP

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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
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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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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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    6 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    8 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    8 months ago
    Cute!
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  • Uncle Wong
    8 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Currently the youngest student in dharma class :) Lin Mun KSDS
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Currently the youngest student in dharma class :) Lin Mun KSDS
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Nice lotus sit done by the youngest class students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Jayce is teaching dharma to student of age 11-12 years old . Lin Mun MSDS
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Students enjoyed the light exercise session. Lin Mun KSDS
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Some simple exercise before we finish our dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace giving some ideas on activities to Wen Yue. Lin Mun KSDS
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The children were so excited to wait for the next quiz question. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children will do prostration and recite Manjushri mantra before start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Participants were so attentive when colouring tsa tsa. Lin Mun KSDS
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Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
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Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
“Be kind to animals.” Let your kids join the monthly Animal Liberation at Kechara House, Sunwaymas.
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“Be kind to animals.” Let your kids join the monthly Animal Liberation at Kechara House, Sunwaymas.
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Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
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Encourage the kids to express their feelings and at the same instill the dharma to them. Alice, KSDS
Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
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Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
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Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wen Yue led students to do key chain as part of art and craft activity. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity, calligraphy with best wishes words. Lin Mun KSDS
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