So much Wisdom!!!!!! Read!!!

Jan 22, 2013 | Views: 909

Dear Friends,

Some people just have everyday penetrative wisdom to make life for everyone around them easier and themselves. I did a blog post called: Dharma work, attitude & TDL and the wonderful comment below was left by Akarshan Pradhan. I must share with you. I thank Akarshan so much for the words.

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Dharma people are generally more tolerant, forgiving, patient, kind but we should not take advantage of this. The problems you have in your romance, family, kids, husbands, wives, partners, friends, etc. were not created by your Dharma friends, so do not blame them. Do not expect them to be the object of your unhappiness with the situations you created yourself. Do not ask Dharma, your teacher, your friends to solve your problems. You must apply the Dharma and solve your problems. If you are always throwing tantrums, blaming others, complaining and making others uncomfortable, then you will make yourself unwelcome wherever you go. No one deserves to be lonely and sad. So do not create the situations to become lonely. When you do Dharma work, then do your work with a smiling face, good attitude and a disposition that make others happy to have you. That is your training. Training your mind to become something that other people will want you is the challenge worth taking.

From Akarshan Pradhan

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Aug 29, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    Wonderful sharing from Akarshan Pradhan, do agree with him. . Each day, I try to come in with a positive attitude, trying to get better and improving myself. When adopting the right attitude , we could convert a negative stress into a positive one. Our attitude, not our aptitude, will determine our altitude. Whatever happens, take responsibility. Never whine about own problems, never complain, never try to justify oneself that’s so sure. By learning, practicing Dharma and putting it into actions sincerely and happily with a smile that’s so sure.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing Akarshan Pradhan’s words of wisdom for us to ponder.

  2. sarassitham on Jul 10, 2019 at 3:51 pm

    Dharma practice is the most important thing in life. To make our life meaningful, we have to do meaningful actions. This is the main thing that allows us to generate the energy we need to undertake the long path ahead of us. This is going to be a long, hard journey and we will need to develop many skill. A wonderful thought to be shared. Thank you so much for the sharing.

  3. Jacinta Goh on May 23, 2018 at 5:01 am

    Dear Rinpoche and Akarshan Pradhan,

    After just a few years trying to practice the little Dharma practices that I’ve known, yes, I agree that in doing Dharma work, it’s a place for us to learn more and a place for us to grow our spirituality. It’s a place where we can fail while in the safe hands of our Dharma brothers and sisters. In short, a place for us to take up our responsibility. Just like in a workplace, we are paid to do our job right? How can we take our family problems to our workplace and affect our daily work while being paid? We will be fired!

    While having said that, this particular sentence is so true and I can actually relate more to this “Dharma people are generally more tolerant, forgiving, patient, kind but we should not take advantage of this. “ For those who have been in Dharma for so many years, please read this at least thrice 😁. Please at least take up some responsibilities and contribute in some ways such as ideas or effort in works, in addition to financial support. For those who have put in effort in works, these type of people are whom I will give my respect more as they walk the talk.

    P/s: Looks like I am still far from practicing the 8 Verses of Thought Transformation.

    Thank you.

  4. Julia Tan on Feb 27, 2017 at 12:25 am

    Nice read. I am sure everyone come into Dharma for a reason. This reason has to be very clear in our mind before we decided to be part of this Dharma family. The purpose of doing Dharma work is to bring Dharma to others, help others by giving them hope, hence we mediate and practice Dharma so that we can benefit others. We need to constantly remind ourselves and each other.

    Remind ourselves and each other when we see our minds have gone off track. I mean this is very normal. Specially when problems come. Problems is the nature of samsara, no matter we are in Dharma or not, problems exist. We all know blaming others is not a solution to solve the problems. We must make ourselves very clear that we here to contribute and benefit others. But it doesn’t mean we have be cold, avoid or don’t care.

    Whenever we have problems, no matter is from dharma work or not, our Dharma family is always there to support, to give comfort and care, to make sure you are not alone. I think this is what a Dharma community meant to be.

  5. Pastor Moh Mei on Dec 30, 2015 at 12:23 am

    I definitely agree with Akarshan Pradhan that all my problems are of my own creation, my karma. Blaming others not only do not solve my problems it leads to collection of more negative karma and hence more problems.

    Joining a dharma organization or doing dharma does change anything unless I change our mindset. I cannot ask nor expect the dharma, the guru, the people in dharma to solve any of my problems.

    How people treat us is a reflection of how we are. It’s simple logic. Those who has always been kind, generous and compassionate will be received well and taken care of in times of need. Those who throw tantrums, blame others, complaints, cheat, lies will slowly and inevitably find themselves alone. So if we do not want to be in a certain situation then do not create the causes to be in that situation. The choice is in our mind.

  6. Pee Bee Chong on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:31 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the wisdom from Akarshan Pradhan.
    We should take responsibility on our own problem, try our very best to apply and practice the Dharma that we have learnt. Practice makes perfect. We should not take advantage on the kindness of our Guru, Dharma friends and others. Transform and solve our problem by applying Dharma teaching to repay the kindness of our Guru, our Dharma friends and others.

  7. Adrian Cho on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:46 am

    This is so true and really inspiring me. We must always don’t keep blaming and must always with sincerely heart when doing Dharma work.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this meaningful message to us.

  8. Davin on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    We must apply dharma in our daily life. Do not ask Dharma, your teacher, your friends to solve your problems. You must apply the Dharma and solve your problems. Simple yet profound words of wisdom by Akarshan Pradhan. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  9. Wan Wai Meng on Feb 6, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    The responsibility for our own problems, will not fall unto someone else and cannot be solved by someone else. If we create the problem, we can jolly well reverse the problem. Buddhism empowers us to solve our own problems and that is the beauty of it. Not to rely just on the magical or mystical side of Buddhism which exists no doubt but to rely on the teachings which can transform our minds and our destiny.

  10. Wah Ying on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:14 am

    Before I learn more about Buddhism and life, I thought that by praying to Gods, Buddhas or any higher beings, my problems will go away…haha, come to think about it that’s not logical even without much knowledge about Buddhism…Now I know that only by taking on your own problems you are in control.

  11. wei theng on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:17 am

    There is so much wisdom in the comment by Arkarshan Pradhan!
    Actually, whether we are in Dharma work or in circular work, we should not bring our personal problem to our work place. That’s professionalism.
    A lot of time, people use to think that people working for Dharma and can be are more tolerate and do not really need to be professional. However, if we can do well outside, we should do even better while doing Dharma work as this is considered spiritual practice to be a better person.

    “When you do Dharma work, then do your work with a smiling face, good attitude and a disposition that make others happy to have you.”
    Thanks Arkarshan, I will always keep this in mind.

    Thanks so much Rinpoche for sharing.

  12. MayOng on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    An interesting situation arose just a few days ago in the dharma centre. Two dharma sisters were thrown into a situation of being raised voice at and received complaints from a member of the public, who went hysteria blaming everything that made the person unhappy on others but these two dharma sisters remained calm and dealt with the “uncontrollable” situation immediately with help from other dharma sisters.

    Akarshan made a very good point of dharma people who are more tolerant, patient and kind. Thank goodness for dharma which saved us from an “unfavorable” situation.

  13. Martin on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:20 pm

    The Dharma is supposed to transform our mind not transform our circumstances to suit our mindset. If Dharma is meant to be used to solve our problems, then whose problem should Dharma solve when two so-called Dharma practitioners are in conflict with one another? Dharma is meant to be the progressive and yet permanent antidote for the disease we all suffer from, not the feel-good balm used to alleviate the symtoms of that greater disease as a temporary measure…until the symtoms flare up again which they will.

    Similarly Dharma people are those dealing with their own disease and learning how to deal and transform themselves. They are not the antidote either, so how can they solve our problems? And even if they somehow managed to solve our problems, the benefit is theirs not ours because we have yet to deal with our own disease.

    Actually the logic behind the Dharma is very sound but it seems very foreign to most of us because unknowingly we have spent an entire lifetime practicing the opposite of Dharma. Dharma cannot shift to make us see clearly. We should shift in order to see Dharma clearly and following Akarshan’s advice is a great place to start.

  14. Sharon Saw on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    Thank you for sharing this wisdom from Akarshan Pradhan, which echoes what Rinpoche has always told us. We need to take responsibility for our own issues and not burden others. When we point a finger at others, three fingers point back at us. When we take responsibility for our issues, we will find solutions ourselves. The Dharma has already provided us the tools and the answers to most of our issues, it is whether we choose to apply what we have learned or not.

    Those who have applied the Dharma and actually put it into practice do not complain and they just get on with it. They listen and try to solve other people’s problems instead of focusing on their own problems and that is what inspires others. They become role models for the Dharma and reflect well on Rinpoche.

    Whether our behaviour represents Rinpoche and the Dharma well depends on how we conduct ourselves. Therefore, if we think that how we behave will affect whether other people follow this spiritual path, we should ensure that we become the best possible Dharma people so that others will want to be around us and want to know what is the secret! And best of all, they will want to join your path too and benefit from it.

  15. jennifer on Jan 26, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the wise words of Akarshan Pradhan.

    It is simple, straight to the point but yet profound.

    It is human nature to go into self denial and it is easier to place the blame on others than to accept the painful truth. We create the situations that we find ourselves in , yet we point our fingers outwards that it’s all someone’s fault! We are sad and lonely because we had ‘chased’ everyone away from us by our own misguided attitude, then instead of searching within ourselves ‘why?’, we become more angry and bitter towards others , and we push everyone even further away. Then it keeps going round and round and round….

    When we incorporate the Dharma fully into our lives, be ‘more tolerant, forgiving, patient and kind’ , practice the teachings of Buddha consistently and with conviction and commitment, we change our mindset and our attitude. We become better people.

  16. Lim Han Nee on Jan 25, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing Akarshan’s words of wisdom with us.Yes, Akarshan, we should apply the Dharma to solve our problems. Problems come from us, not from others. Blaming others and complaining will just scare people away from us. In the end, we end up lonely and sad.

    Yes, we cause our own loneliness. If we don’t want to be lonely, we must buck up and transform ourselves into the kind of person people want to be with. That’s what applying Dharma is all about.

    We have a choice: to be lonely and bitter or to be happy and liked by others and always have friends, especially in the Dharma center.

  17. sarahyap on Jan 25, 2013 at 1:24 am

    Wow… I’m speechless…

    I remember just a few weeks ago, Rinpoche mentioned along these lines of this to a few of us…

    We should never throw blame for the problems that we created in the past, and force it onto the people that have so caring towards us in the present. No one can help us in regards to the problems we created, and so we should never trouble or pressure them just because we are unhappy… why make two people unhappy?

    When we have Dharma, the whole reason we want to learn Dharma is because we know it brings us much peace… so why should we give unhappiness to others, when we ourselves want happiness? If we truly believe in the law of cause and effect, then that attitude of bringing unhappiness to others does not really equate to Dharma practice… cause resemble results… if we give unhappiness, we get unhappiness… it is not punishment, but the truth.

    Thank you for this very well thought out comment, Akarshan. You understood the essence of Rinpoche’s words and for that I’m truly happy for you and others for being able to look in this perspective.

  18. Pastor Chia on Jan 24, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    Akarshan Pradhan words is so truth. People came to Dharma center look for solution to solve their problem. Even you had kindly give them advice, after problem had been solve their left the Dharma center.

    We has to take responsibility to find out what is our real problem.Lama is always very kind and accepting all kind of request when we asking for help for the spiritual advice. Never throw tantrums to the lama and Dharma brothers and sisters who has kindly helping us when we need help.

  19. Joy on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Akarshan Pradhan must have attained some realisation through perhaps his own experience for being able to make such a wise comment. It is likened to what Rinpoche has always been advising us.

    Most people come to a Dharma center having an idealistic projection of how things should be and that everyone should be “angels” and help them with all their problems. Yes they should for they are meant to be serving others, but let us not forget that they are humans too and not expect everyone to be picture perfect and take advantage of this. The thing is they acknowledge they are not perfect yet, and they have the wisdom and good fortune to be in Dharma and do Dharma work which says a lot more than those who just complain and gossip! Also on the other side of the coin, is for us who do Dharma, if we are doing it with the right attitude, then we can find that we mature more each time and we can tolerate and take on more instead of looking for the light… we start becoming the light. So it is a two way street here.

  20. sweekeong on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:25 am

    Wow. Akarshan wrote in such a short and condensed paragraph the essence of taking responsibility. It is all about taking responsibility from whatever is happening in our lives which we feel is negative and unhappiness. Be fortunate that you can still differentiate between what is negative and positive. If you cannot benchmark and kept hearing people’s negativity about you it is time to open our ears to listen more. Treat others like how we treat ourselves. 🙂

  21. Albert Ratchaga on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:15 am

    It has became our human nature where when we created problem, we hope other people will solve for us, and when it didn’t happen, we put the blames on others, we blame them not solving our problem.

    Blaming others will create disharmony between us and the people around, and it also make us become more unhappy. people are often self-centered, we never think that problem arises is from our fault, it is created by us so we have to solve it, they always wanted to get a easy way out…

    Before knowing Dharma, we used to believe that faults are created by others, praises are from ourselves. But Dharma teaches us another way round. That’s why Dharma became difficult.

    Dharma is like a mirror to us, it show us our most ugliest side, it tell us who we really are. Dharma magnified it so we can see clearly, and hence, we should not avoid from it, we should face it and walk out from this difficult moment.

    Dharma is not just for us to feel good, but it is a growing up session, yes, it teaches us how to be an adult, it is sad but it is true, many of us still don’t know how to act like an adult, not being responsible enough to our life and to the the people we love. So, we need Dharma to teach us how to be a human.

  22. Paris on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Thank you for sharing this. This reminds me also of what Rinpoche has often taught us, which is to think always of how people feel after being around us and working with us? Do they leave our presence feeling more inspired, happy, uplifted? Or do they feel more anxious, frustrated, even angry? It’s painful to think of this and facing the truth can be difficult, but when we do this, then we see how we really are. We see how we frequently bring our problems into the world around us, even when it doesn’t concern anyone in that “world!”

    So then we change our actions, and adjust whatever it is we need to, so that we create change in the way people can view us and how we’d like we’d be remembered by. It might start off as being just about our egos – wanting people to think good of us. But we fake it til we make it. Even if we have to fake it for people to feel happy around us, the bottom line is that PEOPLE FEEL HAPPY AROUND US. And soon, we can extend our motivation not just to how we want to be viewed, but about how we want to make the next person feel better.

  23. Sofi on Jan 23, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    We come into Dharma to overcome our suffering, so we should leave our problems aside when we do dharma work. Why should our dharma brothers and sisters suffer our sufferings? By really helping others in dharma, we will soon find ourselves changing our mindset to be more understanding and tolerant, kinder and more giving, etc. From this change, we must learn to apply in our own problems. Soon, we will wonder why we fret so much over the problems, which could be solved with a change of mindset. When facing a difficult situation and feeling unhappy/angry, I would either take a step back for better assessment or try viewing the situation differently. Learning dharma is to understand that problems are created by one’s mind and it takes oneself to understand & solve it.

  24. Darren Kechara on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    Very profound and truth, no problems can be solved if u don’t help youself.

  25. Andrew Boon on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Incredibly inspiring and true words of wisdom. It is with an honesty that most lack. Dharma or anyone associated with our Dharma path is NOT an ‘object’ to pin a blame on. We came into Dharma with an existing problem much like how we came into this world/life. We have no one or nothing to blame except for ourselves.

    The fact that we have the Dharma in this lifetime, we should count our blessings, as it is our lifeline out of our sufferings. It is not to be viewed as suffering but a purification and method to alleviate us from it. So rejoice that you are that turtle who has his neck through that lifebouy in a turbulent ocean!!!

  26. Han on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    So true, we must apply dharma in our daily life, all the unhappiness, emotions and complains arise from our own mind set. Since we are in dharma, yet create problems for not helping in dharma is a selfish act.

    To me, in dharma career not only works but attitude towards others is the key, not to be selective and be flexible can create harmony in team work.

  27. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    These words by Akarshan are very easy to read and be understood but they perhaps are sentiments derived at after much obvervations and personal experiences.

    Hard but true, karma are independent, and we all have to bear the fruits of our own doings. Dharma centres are places where we learn and transform and to become better people and hopefully in the process we can help others to grow as well, both inside and outside of the centre.

    Before we can lead others, we need to be strong enough, both mentally and spiritually, otherwise we can easily fall back. This demands for much self-learning and transformation within ourselves.

    This is really a precious gem for anyone to be able to meet Dharma. Buddhas’ words cannot be wrong and our mindstream can lead us from one life to the other.

    Transformation is certainly not easy as we have been carrying our behaviours and attitudes for aeos, but we all have to have full trust that if we do practice dharma, it is the best gift for our current precious lives, for our Gurus and for our next lives, and hopefully with much great merits we can reborn as human beings again and to learn and practice dharma until we all gain enlightenment for the benefits of many.

    We should try as much as possible not to burden others, but to grow within ourselves and make ourselves better people.

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    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:31 PM
    Rejoice to those able to witness such an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong . A privilege for many fortunate ones, to witness to our Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden and Karcho Marpo, via the Panglung oracle in full trance, which is very rare. The very first time opened to public and is a tremendous blessing and great merits for all. Panglung Kuten (oracle) was the most famous oracle of Kache Marpo and Dorje Shugden before 1959 in Tibet. Tibet has an ancient and popular tradition of oracles which involves Dharma Protector to descend into a human oracle. Panglung kuten is a very well-known oracle of over 7 great Dharma protectors, who are able to enter him, take full control of his body and speech. Many people from Tibet, Nepal , India and over the world came to seek accurate prophecies, advise and healing from this well- known oracle. For me been able to watch the video is a blessing and pictures tells me a thousand words as I only came to know Kechara in 2016.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:15 PM
    Many Dharma practitioners rely on Dharma protectors when they seek protection . Dharma protectors play various roles in different aspects of Buddhism . The practice of Dharma protectors has evolved through a long history in India and Tibet. In all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism history, various forceful spirits were tamed by great figures like Guru Rinpoche to become protectors of Buddhism. The purpose of this Dharma Protector practice is to remove obstacles and gather all favourable conditions for their spiritual practice. Within the Nyingma tradition they have Rahula as one of Dharma protectors, Ekajati as the main protector of the Dzogchen teachings while Dorje Shugden is Gelupa Dharma protector and there so many others dharma protectors been practice. Each of the wrathful forms of each protectors varies , depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard practitioners from dangers and enemies. Dharma protectors has benefited countless of sentient beings , granting protection wisdom, material needs and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Niral for this knowledgeable post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dharma-protectors-of-tibetan-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:12 PM
    Begtse Chen is one of the main protectors of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism and especially revered in Mongolia. The origin of Begtse Chen can be traced to a pre-Buddhist deity in 16th century . Begtse Chen is the main protector associated with the Hayagriva cycle of Tantric Deity meditation practice.
    In Tibetan Buddhism Begtse is believed to have originated in India. The practice entered Tibet with Nyen Lotsawa in the 11th century. As a protector deity that does battle with the forces of evil and the wicked and guards the righteous and faithful . His terrifying, monstrous face it appearance serves only to frighten demons and dark spirits away and serves as a beacon of justice as well as a guardian of wisdom to all who see and revere him. Their wrathful forms depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard everyone from dangers and enemies. Interesting read to understand better of this Dharma Protector.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-dharma-protector-begtse-chen.html
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    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 04:33 PM
    This story is very inspiring.Plants are very important nowadays as we, humans, require oxygen to live. The confidence level in the man has influenced him to change the barren land to a place filled with thousand of various plants.
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    Wednesday, Jan 22. 2020 04:38 PM
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    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:09 PM
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing all the wonderful encounters of shopping with Rinpoche. As we know Rinpoche rarely goes shopping for himself but as gifts for various students. Reading this post simply have me thinking, one must be observant to develop knowledge, and to apply what we read from the Lamrim topics into our lives. Being observant of our surroundings and practicing situational awareness at all times.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-the-shopping-experience-with-rinpoche
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    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:08 PM
    nteresting ….in Tibetan culture wild mushrooms spotted is a symbol of good luck. At Kechara Forest Retreat ,H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s private garden, mushrooms been spotted which is considered a good omen something good or arrival of good news , very auspicious symbol. Associated with nature and the beauty of the forest, having mushrooms popping up on one garden is rare and is very auspicious in Tibetan Buddhism, which will represent the Dharma will flourish in the near future. It’s indeed an auspicious sign.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/an-auspicious-omen-in-kechara-forest-retreat
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:02 PM
    Religion should not come into politics as it is not one religion among other. These two should not mixed together or the results would be catastrophic To these days religion and politics seem to be all mixed up. It is happening to the present day where the Tibetan Leadership is against the Dorje Shugden practice. Its far too long the Dorje Shugden controversy been going on which is unnecessary and illogical causing sufferings, disharmony , discrimination and so forth among practitioners and non-practitioners. The Tibetan people should be given religious freedom to practise how and what they want. The Dalai Lama who promotes peace and harmony should do more to help those affected by the ban and not specking against them causing confusion. Hopefully the previous advice against Dorje Shugden should be retracted for the sake of a peace and harmony. It would be wonderful if Dalai Lama could have discussion with the Chinese leadership to solve the present problems once for all. China is a great and powerful nation, it would be good to have a good closer relationship . May Dalai Lama live long and back to his homeland Tibet soon. And may Dalai Lama lift the ban against Dorje Shugden .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/dalai-lama-china-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:16 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche was one definitely a modern Lama ,it was Rinpoche that we have online knowledge , learning and practicing Dharma. Being one of the first lamas to recognise the benefits of using the Internet to spread dharma teachings for free. We are very fortunate to have met Rinpoche , whereby we are able to learn, practice Dharma teachings. I myself got to know Rinpoche through his blog . Since I stumbled across Rinpoche blog, there is no stopping for me. I have visited it daily and to increase my Buddhism knowledge . Its amazing each day I learn something new , really interest and inspiring.
    Rinpoche had set the blog to preserve the teachings as taught by his many Gurus. Rinpoche was truly a modern Lama yet maintaining all traditional commitments, guru devotion, daily practices and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands and Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this wonderful post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-the-traditional-modern-lama
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:14 PM
    Helmut Gassner, known as Venerable Gelong Jampa Lungtog is a senior Buddhist monk from Austria. He was an electrical engineer before, and became interested in Buddhism after meeting Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. Throughout his lifetime, he has translated for many high lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and is a strong advocate for the practice of Dorje Shugden. Helmut Gassner were annoyed and upset by the ban of Dorje Shugden by Dalai Lama ,as he knew that the practice of Dorje Shugden is an integral part of the Gaden Tradition. He bravely spoke about it in his speech at the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation in Germany. Its wonderful of him to tell the truth with his experience and knowledge. May more people dare to speck up about the truth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/translator-ven-helmut-gassner-on-dalai-lama-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:42 PM
    Great teachings and inspirational for us to ponder, thank you Rinpoche. Each words and sentence tell us a thousand words. Great things never come from comfort zones, is the result of hard work and hustle over time that one is successful. We ourselves got to put in action as no one else is going to do it for us. Sometimes later becomes never. We have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better and to transform our mind. It might sound like a lot of work but with determination and hard work nothing is impossible in life.
    Thanks again with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/if-you-are.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:39 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Gyatso the second Dalai Lama. Gendun Gyatso previous Incarnations was Gendun Drub the First Dalai Lama b.1391 – d.1474. He was born an extraordinary child, able to speak in song of his previous life and expressing the wish to return to his monastery, Tashilhunpo. Even before he finished his studies , incredibly he could give teachings and give initiations. He was a renowned scholar and composer of mystical poetry, who travelled widely to extend Gelugpa influence. He was remembered as one who built the monastery Chokhor Gyel Metok Tang and involving an extremely important decision of Lhamo Latso. Lhamo Latso is a sacred lake located in southern Tibet where senior Tibetan monks go for visions to assist in the discovery of reincarnations. It is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations in Tibetan Buddhism as to this day. He left a legacy with many volumes of verse, composition, and practice instructions.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:38 PM
    Master Cheng Yen is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, most known for her work as a teacher and philanthropist. She is the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, a non-governmental organization.
    She is involved in various charitable works such as international disaster relief, environmental protection and preservation, community volunteering, health donations and so forth. She is an extraordinary Buddhist nun who has devoted whole her life to helping others,and was recognized internationally with numerous awards to date. Master Cheng Yen continues this noble path of teaching the Buddha Dharma, skillfully revealing how this ancient wisdom is as relevant today, as ever. And, she is a truly inspirational force when it comes to helping us realize that we should put compassion in action by alleviating the suffering of others. She is also known as Mother Teresa of the East to many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mother-teresa-of-the-east.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:58 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing . FEARLESS is getting back up and fighting for what we want over and over again without giving up. Successful people have no fear of failure they stay open to all possibilities of the outcomes. We embrace change, even change that appears negative by thinking positive. Being fearless is more about who we are, rather than what we do. Fearless people are great, they are full of life, good energy, passion and self-belief. We must try as we never know if we do not try. Keep trying as the success rate is higher than we thought.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/thoughts.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:54 PM
    Happiness is not made by what we own, it is what we share and giving generously and sincerely. A simple gift by June Tang tells all. Given sincerely from her heart on her birthday to Rinpoche . It’s all done without money, that’s very true and that’s what I consider true generosity for sure. Giving what she could. She give all and yet she feel as if it costs her nothing. But to Rinpoche its mean a lot of sincerity We seek to give with an open, pure heart, with no attachment to what we are .
    Quoted… no true spiritual life is possible without a generous heart. Generosity allies itself with an inner feeling of abundance—the feeling that we have enough to share.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/study-groups/its-all-done-without-money.html

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Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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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)
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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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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.
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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
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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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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
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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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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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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.
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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.
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    Beautiful
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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
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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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
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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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
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    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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