Super Rich people that enrich

Sep 30, 2013 | Views: 1,371

 

I love discovering about people who do something different. Who think of others and do something about it. Not just wish it but do it. They give us the courage to do more and not be afraid for ourselves.

J.K. Rowling is a super kind and super wonderful person. I treasure reading about her. This caught my eye and I had to share it here.

I am sharing this with everyone not to suggest you give everything away. But to think another way. These highly successful and wealthy people can think out of the box on a higher plane. I guess they arrived where they are by thinking different. Not better or worse, but different. Being different and not just following the flock can make a big difference positively. Wealth is something timeless that people have aspired to since the beginning of time. But what we need to remember is what it cost us to achieve the wealth and after we have achieved it, what do we really have. Then what? When we have more than we need, what shall we do afterwards? This is important. Is more better or what do you think?

Read this article and share with others. Think different. Think higher and use our lives for more than just wealth perhaps. These people are doing more than just living the wealth. What would you do? What will you do now if you have achieved your comfort zone?

 

Tsem Rinpoche

 

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JK Rowling, the first female novelist billionaire, recently lost her exclusive status because of some very good deeds.

 Forbes, which has produced an annual list of billionaires for the past 25 years, said that the “Harry Potter” author dropped from billionaire to millionaire due to Britain’s high taxes and her charitable giving.

 “New information about Rowling’s estimated $160 million in charitable giving combined with Britain’s high tax rates bumped the Harry Potter scribe from our list this year,” Forbes noted in its “Billionaire Dropoffs” list.

 The celebrated scribe, who was once an unemployed single mom living on welfare, has been particularly involved with helping families facing similar struggles.

 Rowling’s called One Parent Families, a nonprofit that empowers single-parent households, one of her favorite causes, according to Looktothestars.org. The organization provides child-care services and helps parents discover new job and education opportunities. The writer also founded her own charity, Lumos, which helps institutionalized and disadvantaged children in Eastern Europe.

“You have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently,” Rowling said, according to Mother Nature Network.

 Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/15/forbes-billionaire-list-rowling_n_1347176.html

 

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Ten Very Wealthy people who are doing something incredible.

 

People donating half their wealth to charity

 George Lucas
Hollywood director George Lucas is passionate about education. He has worked to foster positive growth in the education sector through, Edutopia, the George Lucas Education Foundation. Lucas plans to donate the majority of his fortune to this end. 

 

 

Paul G. Allen
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has supported his namesake, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, for more than 20 years, as well as helped advance nonprofit scientific research through the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Allen has already given hundreds of millions of dollars to charity through his foundation, and has expressed his commitment to give the majority of his fortune after his death. 

 

 

David Rockefeller
The Rockefeller family has historically been involved in philanthropic efforts supporting University of Chicago, The Rockefeller University, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. David Rockfeller, the current heir, has pledged the majority of his wealth to charity. 

 

 

Michael Bloomberg
Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg plans to give away the majority of his wealth during his lifetime, explaining that it is a better way to ensure a better future for his children than leaving them to inherit his fortune. According to Bloomberg, his foundation is currently working to find ways to prevent early deaths caused by tobacco use and traffic accidents. 

 

 

Barron Hilton
Barron Hilton (left) plans to immediately pledge over $1 billion to the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which provides funds for nonprofits addressing a variety of issues, including homelessness, access to clean water and disaster relief. Hilton also plans to follow an example set for him by his father, donating the remaining 97 percent of his wealth in the future. 

 

 

Jon and Karen Huntsman
After losing his mother to cancer, businessman Jon Huntsman felt called to found the Huntsman Cancer Institute and use his fortune to find a cure for cancer. Huntsman plans to leave his entire estate to his foundation and other cancer-related charities. 

 

 

Ted Turner
In 1998, media mogul Ted Turner donated $1 billion to start the United Nations Foundation. Turner plans to continue giving, saying that his fortune should be almost completely distributed to charity at the time of his death. 

 

 

Alfred Mann
In 1985, businessman Alfred Mann founded the Alfred Mann Foundation to fund scientific research in the field of medicine. Mann has joined the ranks of the ‘Giving Pledge,’ planning to commit 90 percent of his estate to his foundation and other causes. 

 

 

Eli and Edythe Broad
Billionaire businessman and real estate mogul Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, have pledged to give away 75 percent of their fortune within their lifetimes. The Broad Foundation supports arts organizations, funds advancements in medical science and advocates for education reform.

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  1. Yee Yin on Mar 4, 2019 at 3:01 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article with us. J.K Rowling is very inspiring and she is very generous. She was once very poor and had many problems in life but she overcomes them. Her bad experience with poverty did not make her a miser but it makes her wants to help those who are experiencing the same difficulties as she did before.

    It is very rare to find a rich person to say they have enough money and they will give away the extra. Usually, when people are rich, they want to be richer, acquiring wealth becomes an endless pursuit. They think money can bring them happiness. For J.K Rowling, she finds her happiness in giving to others and to help others to alleviate them from their suffering.

    Apart from J.K Rowling, the rest of the rich people on the list are also very inspiring. All of them have pledged to donate most of their wealth to the charity. They understand that when they die, they cannot bring the money with them, it is more meaningful to use the money to help the needy.

  2. Lin Mun on Mar 10, 2018 at 9:20 pm

    It is always inspiring to read article like this. Just how generous are people in giving their wealth to help others. Many people just like to chase for more money, status and power but neglect the others who are unfortunate. Giving is a practise to be compassion and to care for others. We should always remember to give as it is a great blessing to be able to do this. May more people be it rich or not practise giving and generousity.

  3. Joey Tan on Jul 16, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    Great to know that all the super rich and well known people had done a good deed by charitible giving. Despite their hard earn money, they don’t feel stingy to donate their money to others. Such an inspiring article to read. Thanks Rinpoche.

  4. Samfoonheei on Jul 12, 2017 at 11:13 am

    J.K. Rowling is one such lady who does not mind loosing her novelist billionaire satues to benefit so many .She is a British novelist, film and television producer, screenwriter and philanthropist, best known for Harry Poiter books.I read about her through her books.
    J.K. Rowling is the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, one of the most popular book and film franchises in history.
    She has donated a huge sum to charity….thats incredfible She has contributed to several causes including ones that fight illiteracy, multiple sclerosis and human exploitation.
    J.K. Rowling’s charitable donations is a good example for those super rich people.
    It great that there is a number or super rich doing more in charity…donating their money away for a good cause.
    Thank you Rinpoche fpr sharing.

  5. Chandra on Jan 13, 2015 at 4:34 am

    J.K.Rowling is quite an amazing lady. With her literary abilities and compassionate heart it is only natural that she gives much of her wealth to deserving charities. The people benefited by these charities really owe J.K.Rowling a big thank you. I am also happy that wealthy people recognize that wealth is not the be all end all destination of our lives. It’s commendable that there is a trend among the affluent to be generous with their fortune. These are bright and intelligent people who do not let their wealth harm them or bring them down. I congratulate them for that. Bill Gates and his wife are another example. Thank you for the article Rinpoche.

    • Chandra on Jan 13, 2015 at 4:44 am

      I would also like to add that I was born and brought up in Asia. In my teens I moved to England. One thing I greatly admire about the West is that the charitable and giving seed is planted in them since young. My school participated in every charitable activity for national charities and this would happen every couple of months. This is a nationwide trend/tradition. The BBC puts on much elaborate shows to raise funds each year and celebrities are always contributing. This was pleasantly surprising to me when I first came to the West because I had not heard/seen about such active generosity in my homecountry.

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  7. Wah Ying on Nov 8, 2013 at 1:17 am

    钱本身并不邪恶,有钱也不是坏事—只要我们不是赔上整个人生、亲情友情来换取金钱,然后“在家里数钱”……有句话很“刻薄”:“不要只是穷得只剩下钱而已”,不过却如警钟。

    仁波切贴文里的善心人给我们示范了:钱唯有用在利益他人身上,才发挥了其作用,而我们也从中感受到心灵的富裕。看了贴文让我想起林则徐,他曾说:“子孙若如我,留钱做什么,贤而多财,则损其志;子孙不如我,留钱做什么,愚而多财,益增其过。”

    赚钱和成功类似,不是为了家里有多得不得了的钱而去赚钱,成功也不是为了让别人看见你成功而去成功。唯有有了比这个更大的目标,赚钱和成功才有它更深层和值得去追求得意义。

  8. Vinnie Tan on Nov 7, 2013 at 2:06 am

    It is just amazing how these rich people have a heart to share their wealth to those in need, expecting nothing in return. Just looking it at a secular way, it shows that they do kindness in them, people would also think that it is good that they are the ones that are being rich. It would be a very good publicity for them as well.

    Looking at it in a Dharmic way, it allows them to collect the merits that these funds that they have donated to help others. It would help them purify any negative karma that they may have collected while they were making the money, helping them to a better rebirth in the future.

  9. Tong sunsun on Oct 20, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    取之社会回馈社会一直是大家所追从的,这做法在西方社会还蛮被认同。然而因为西方和东方文化不同,东方社会多认为财产应该留给子孙,多亏现在许多的名人鼓励和提倡,渐渐的大家都开始认同把财产捐出帮助需要帮助的弱势群体。感谢这些有心人。

  10. Edward Ooi on Oct 16, 2013 at 12:43 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I didn’t know that Jk Rowling lost so much money is because she donated it to charity. I have no idea who the 10 people are but I think Barron Hilton is the boss of the Hilton hotel company. Some people who are really jealous of her talent said that JK Rowling sold so many copies of her book is because she has a baby spirit. And I have never ever thought that she would be this kind.

  11. Race on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:33 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. It is indeed very inspiring for these are successful people whom many of us look up to and knowing that they are such generous people makes them even more admirable. Being rich is one thing but being able to give up such a huge part of their wealth is easier said than done.

  12. Low Khjb on Oct 5, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Thank you for the sharing Rinpoche.It is wonderful to know that there are still some kind and generous people,that are very wealthy which could be very shroud when it comes to money.
    But they could understand that they should not be too attached to what monetary wealth that they accumulate through their lifetime.The greatest satisfaction to them, would be how to use their wealth to help others in need.
    As they know that it is more meaning full in life to practice generosity by the way of helping others to overcome their short coming or sufferings without an agenda.
    We certainly hope that this Super rich could show the way to others to follow their path to truly enrich their lives through the practice of Generosity and Compassion ….

  13. Jutika lam on Oct 5, 2013 at 11:14 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I am really glad that on Earth there are people such as J.K Rowling who may have lost here billionaire status but at least through her donations many people and charity homes have benefited from her kind donations.

    I hope that more people will be inspired by her and will also follow her footsteps and donate money to charity homes.

    It is really great that J.K Rowling is so kind and I hope more people will benefit from her donations!

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing!

    Love
    Jutika

  14. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 4, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    It takes a lot of conviction and renunciation to give away so much money. Some people even when they give they want to know how it is being spent which is prudent of course. Though these people have probably checked out the organisation that they wish to support already and feel this is a good and worth cause to provide for.

    I guess they have realised that not being attached is true happiness.

  15. Uncle Eddie on Oct 4, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    It is said that there are great benefits from giving for anyone who engages in the practice as said by “Chandrakirti in his “Engaging in the middle way”;-
    Quote – “Even for very rough-minded beings with inferior compassion, intent on their own purpose, desired resources, arise from giving, causing the pacification of suffering”. Unquote. Of course Bodhisattva practice of giving purely with geniune compassionate concern for others and they enjoy the act of giving itself like what these “superior rich people do”, should be aspired to, on how to attain such superior realisation on the practice of generosity! Meantime we are advised to put an effort into small practices of giving by becoming familar with generosity in life, it will come easily in future lives!

  16. Pastor Han Nee on Oct 3, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Wise ways of spending wealth indeed. Benefiting the needy and spending one’s wealth on needy causes. They are rich and can actually use their entire fortune on themselves and their children. However, they make wise choices, when they decide to spend their fortune on others.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing about how the super rich people share their wealth with others, following the adage – Give and gifts will be yours.

  17. Ck siah on Oct 3, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    一向来我都很佩服西方人的取自社会,回馈社会的看法。他们会把赚来的财富,回馈给社会团体。
    反而东方人就比较少有这样的想法,多数人都会把财富传给下一代。
    但最近也有几个大马富豪也响应西方人的作法,把赚来的财富回馈社会,帮助那些弱小的团体。这是令人可喜可乐的好消息。
    这可让我们的社会充满人间温情,这是很令人感动的。所以在佛法的世界我们更要响应这样取自社会,回馈社会的想法。
    让更多须要帮助的众生可以得到利益。谢谢仁波切给我们的的分享。

  18. Girlie OOI on Oct 3, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    More often than not, when we hear of people giving away their wealth, it’s almost always someone who is super rich. But not only the rich are capable of giving; you don’t have to be rich to give. It is not the amount that matters, it is the though behind it. But then of course it helps tremendously when you are rich, cause the big amount given away goes a long way to help many needy.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

  19. Beatrix Ooi on Oct 2, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    Very interesting article! Glad to read about what have these generous people been doing. Some people just love to give and obviously it regards to people who are generous and do not just take,take and take, and I personally think that their money are well-spent, true happiness comes when you give instead of just take; whereas some just like to take and not give, the scrooges will end up living alone, all by themselves. We must help the others when we have the ability to do so, what happens if we die tomorrow? We can’t take the money with us, so what for? If we help the others, we might save their lives, and I don’t see anything wrong with that.

  20. Felix Kong on Oct 2, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    What is the next when we are rich,they are so generous and did very good example to all , giving majority of their wealth for charity and help more peoples. Wish more rich peoples also inspiring too and benefit others.

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  22. Cliff on Oct 2, 2013 at 3:32 am

    Its wonderful that these people with all the wealth that they have they are willing to contribute back to society in ways they feel needs the most. Already achieving so much in their wealth they can give it away so easily. JK Rowling is a good example of not forgetting your roots, she never forgot how she started out and doesn’t want other to be brought up the way she did. Thank you for sharing this article Rinpoche.

  23. Lucas Roth on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    wow, these people have earned so much and still give so much to charity and for the less fortunate. J.K Rowling was the most amazing in my opinion. and there is one left out, Bill Gates, he gave a lot to charity too. thank you for sharing Rinpoche

  24. So Kin Hoe (KH Ipoh) on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:54 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing on these inspirational articles about super rich people that donated most of their wealth for charity and social welfare. It is indeed money cannot exchange with happiness if money is not being utilized wisely to help the less fortunate ones or simply they are willing to let go their attachments. People who gives away their wealth for the sake of others will have less worries, less problems and easy going with their lives as they have developed the generosity that counters most of the worldly problems. These rich people not only know how to create much wealth, but also know how to create the cause to sustain their inner and outer happiness through the charity funds they have founded. May everyone who has been participating in any charity work or any charity fund raising will gain realization of emptiness that lead us into Enlightenment and free from samsara in many future lifetimes.

  25. Wylfred Ng on Oct 1, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing. They are really kind and generous to donate their money for charity.

    Hope that they will inspire more people to be more generous.

    Even if we are not as rich as them, we can still be generous in the other way, such as contribute our time, even a smile can be a way to make people happy too.

  26. Shelly tai on Oct 1, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this blog post with us. Is very inspiring to see this super rich people who are so generous but generally all the super rich people they usually are very self cherishing whatever money they have they use it to indulge themselves with luxury items or some will keep enquiring more investment is very sad to see this because this group of people they do not have Dharma they do not understand the need to prepare for their future live they only enjoy their fullest in this current live I hope very in the near future with all the effort of Kecharian and Rinpoche will be able to transform their mind so that this group of people be able to help others help the Dharma to grow and ultimately help themselves .

  27. Andrew James Boon on Oct 1, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    This is indeed most inspiring… That these individuals do not hoard their wealth. They know seem to understand the fragility and mortality of life. After all, if we understood the very truth that we will undoubtedly “kick the bucket” one day… just a matter of time, why do we indeed want to keep it all. It being the material wealth we have!

    These individuals have certainly discovered that their good fortune is to be shared and that it is a privilege and a blessing to be able to give in a monetary way especially in our materialistic world! Perhaps they have the greater opportunity to give and thus receive the illusive happiness we all seek. Interesting to be able to look beyond one’s fortune and “use” it as a tool for giving rather than taking!

  28. Jim Yeh on Oct 1, 2013 at 7:39 am

    Wow! So generous of Miss Rowling, even though I have not watched or read the Harry Potter series, I admire her for helping out people who are less fortunate. Miss Rowling never forgot what it felt like to be poor and living on welfare.

    It is nice to see people who are ahead in life, helping out those who are a little behind. We must never turn our backs on people who needs help, someday, we may need help from others as well.

    Thank you for sharing this with us Rinpoche.

  29. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    This is very inspiring, if I have the wealth I would as well donate it to Rinpoche works and to set up an animal related institution to promote sterilization and health care for animals. Wealth can be used as the source to benefit others or the source to satisfy ones own greed and fame. What I like Ms Rowling said is “You have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.” We have to contribute back to the society so that we can ease some others people suffering. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this.

  30. Julien Roth on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    I love people like this. They are so inspirational to everyone. They are so rich and they could do anything in the world with that money, and the donate it. So cool. I hope many people start doing this, the world needs people like this.

  31. June Tang(KHJB) on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful post.This is inspiring to know that there are still have many peoples are not attached to material wealth.I agreed many people said “It is impossible for human beings to bring money along with them when they died. On the contrary, money may be the cause of the death. ” So, we should make good use of our money .I rejoice for them for practicing generosity and keep reminding us to be generous to others.

  32. Sean Wang on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:38 pm

    Thank you for sharing this article with your readers, Rinpoche. It is nice to see that people who can give, do give, to help others who need help. I wish that more people would follow suit with their wealth as some people who are wealthy choose to keep it for themselves.

    When people give, they realize that it feels good and to maintain that feeling, they continually give. It is a win win situation 

    Everyone should also remember that when you die, you become naked. You lose everything you have achieved in our your lives. Money gone. Houses gone. Nothing follows except for your karma.

  33. Irene Lim on Sep 30, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    It is so wonderful to read about these super rich people giving away their wealth to a cause. Giving creates wealth and this is the reason they are super rich in this live88 348454 for they must have been generous in their previous life time.

  34. Graceleong on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this very positive and inspiring story of JK Rowling and all the other philantrophists.
    On the path of a Boddhisattva, giving or generosity is the first of the 6 Perfections we have to achieve. If we are well grounded in generosity, then our hearts are more available for more insight into the other aspects of Buddhism. To give will counter our miserliness. But the motivation to give must also be pure. Ultimately, generosity is about nonattachment and loving kindness.It is through giving with a kind, loving heart that we develop our capacity to let go. As we let go we become freer, lighter, and happier.
    Some may comment that the Philantrophist are so rich and hence for them to give away is easier then a person with not much physical wealth. But there again there are many who are very rich and miserly and grasp at what they have and fear it being taken away from then ; plus crave for much more.They will never be happy.
    Hence giving is very important. Small or big amounts is not the issue. Letting go will bring more joy.

  35. Choongs on Sep 30, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    It is estimated that in the USA, 20% of the population owns 90% of the wealth and 10% of the population owns 50% of the wealth.

    Mathematically, if the top 10% give away 80% of their wealth to the bottom 90% equanamiously, then wealth would have been distributed equally. Interesting.

  36. Ming HY on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Wonderful to hear about all these rich people, and dispelled the myth that rich people are stingy. Infact these people have the good Karma to become so wealthy and so must have created the causes. We should also practice generosity, afterall, as so many of these people understand that they too, can not bring their wealth with them after death.

  37. Thierry on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:00 am

    This is very inspiring indeed, it almost make me want to make money, so that I can… Give it away!

    But then, we don’t need to be billionaires to be generous, we can also be generous with time, with talent, or with simply care and with love, generosity can be practiced by everyone.
    Sometimes even a phone call to a friend in need is worth more than millions.

    I had this conversation with a friend of mine, a successful businessman, a rich person.
    He said that the key to success is not hard work, nor circumstances, nor this or that, success depends upon how much GOOD WILL we have created around us.
    With good will towards your projects, you will get the external support needed for success.
    Without this good will, hard work and circumstances are useless.

    But how do you create good will did I ask?
    That is something everybody knows, business people use this for business, but everybody knows how to create good will, you don’t learn this in school. You create good will by giving it, by helping others on their respective paths, and it comes back to you.

    So, I conclude, people that have succeeded financially, that have become wealthy, they must know something about giving for sure… And the above stories do show!

  38. The Karmavore on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:57 am

    Many of the people on this list and other very wealthy people who are not on this list are criticized for the activities they engage in to create wealth. However, I personally think what finally counts is the willingness from them to donate their mass amounts of wealth to charities that help change peoples life. In the end whatever criticism they face is practically cancelled out due to their high motivation to benefit others.

  39. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:07 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this awesome article with us…

    Before engage with Dharma i always agree to others people say “Money is not everything but without money we cant do anything”, some of them even say “Money is everything”. Most of their happiness in the beginning depends on how much wealth they have to let them and their family enjoy their life…

    But after i engage with Dharma, i only notice that even Billionaire will become bankruptcy just due to their Illness. After contemplate, anything happen is due to Karma we create and Merits that we able to collect.

    Rejoice for the peoples above that make the Perfect Choice to make them gain the true happiness hence collect Merits by this way to have a Better Future!!!

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, May 26. 2020 02:07 PM
    Came across this old post. Inspiring…with worthy words from our Lama to HH Dalai Lama, all Gurus and the world. A New Year of 2011, wishing all guru’s works and supreme aspirations be fulfilled swiftly. Inspiring blessings for 2011,may our Lama ‘s wish be materialized and his teachings flourished to the ten direction. Even our Lama not with us yet the spiritual spirit will always be with all of us. Our Lama will be back soon.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/happy-2011-to-hh-dalai-lama-all-gurus-world.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, May 26. 2020 01:58 PM
    Religion and politics are two of the hardest things to talk about. Living in a country , we should be given religious freedom to choose what we want to pray. But it not mean we are spy of that country. Disappointed the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) accuses Dorje Shugden practitioners as Chinese agents just because they practice Dorje Shugden. Rinpoche has been accused by the CTA . They said that said Rinpoche was a spy and an agent paid by China. All these were definite not true at all. Rinpoche had received the Dorje Shugden’s practice 30 years ago, been passed down from Rinpoche’s Guru. Many high lamas have been practising Dorje Shugden for the last 400 years, it is ridiculous to say they were Chinese spies too. All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness. But sad the CTA ,having a fuss over it , and has created disharmony among Buddhist practitioners. It’s a matter of choice we choose to pray nothing political related to China. Just because we are Chinese , we are paid by the China , we are Chinese spies, that’s does not made sense at all. Regardless of our race or religion, we all want and need harmony. Hatred and conflict are often rooted in differences between people of different races and religions. We all need to respect people of different races as well as people of different faiths and religions.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tsem-rinpoche-and-china.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, May 25. 2020 04:17 PM
    An agreement for living together by mutual consent is a marriage vow . As a similar line of thought, we believe all actual facts and in reality how and why Dorje Shugden arosed. Dorje Shugden arosed as our enlightened Dharma Protector as promised to protects the Dharma teachings. It’s a commitment between Dorje Shugden and Gelugpa lineage for more then 400 years, still going stronger despite all those lies , controversy the Tibetan Leadership trying to create. The Tibetan Leadership is trying to break this strong relationship with all the allegations on Dorje Shugden. Many highly attained lamas and masters had propitiated for Dorje Shugden for years . They cannot be wrong in their practice after all. Dorje Shugde is not a devil or spirits as claimed by some. HH Dalai Lama already said its does not harm and we can practice. With the recent speech in India at Bodhgaya on 2nd January 2020, HH dalai Lama also said that if people wish to practise Dorje Shugden as a birth deity or land god (Tibetan: kye lha yul lha), THAT WOULD BE FINE.
    Thank you Seow Choong Liang for the wonderful analogy to understand better.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/guest-contributors/speak-now-or-forever-hold-your-peace.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, May 25. 2020 04:15 PM
    Megnath a student of our Lama and very much devoted to Bhagawan Dorje Shugden. Did a wonderful sharing with his family memevers and friends back in Nepal . He has trusted Dorje Shugden sincerely and his prayers were answered. Very nice of him spreading dharma as well introducing our Powerful Protector Dorje Shugden practice to anyone he come across. Wow…. He even shared to the school children, every student received a picture of Dorje Shugden from him . May those who see the pictures will be blessed. Looking at those pictures in this post tell all.
    Thank you for Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/dorje-shugden-arrives-in-nepali-school.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, May 24. 2020 04:56 PM
    Buddhist Temples of Siem Reap , Cambodia is amazing filled with incredible architecture, Khmer Culture. The beautiful temples in Siem Reap is a must-see place when visiting. Buddhist Temples in Siem Reap each year attracted millions of visitors, especially those in the expansive Angkor Archeological Park. Well listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992, there are about 50 Buddhist and Hindu temples dating back to the 12th century within its grounds. Simply amazing to see but I have not been there yet. Would wish to see for myself those beautiful ancient architectural temples.
    Looking at those beautiful pictures paints a thousands words. So many Buddhist temples to visit .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/amazing-angkor-a-guide-to-the-buddhist-temples-of-siem-reap.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, May 24. 2020 04:56 PM
    Thank you, Pastor Shin, for this inspiring article. It is inspiring to read the biography of George Roerich a man of the highest spiritual harmony in 20th century Tibetologist. He is one of the greatest orientalists, linguists, and encyclopedists of the century. Inspiring of a man who could speak fluently more than 30 European and Asian languages and dialects . He was a brilliant expert in Eastern culture, religion and philosophy , having spent more than 35 years abroad living in India, Mongolia ,Tibet and . As a distinguished encyclopedic-scientist, he was well known in many countries around the world. His incredible work of thangkas paintings which he authored at the tender age of only 23 and books remained a legacy.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/george-roerich-light-of-the-morning-star.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 23. 2020 02:46 PM
    Very rare and precious video , to see how much affection between our Lama and Dorje Shugden was. Its not planned and of a sudden , during Rinpoche visit to that monastery and hotel, Dorje Shugden taking trance . According to the practices of Tibetan Buddhism, there are several ways to induce the trance state including dancing and music. But this was different as Rinpoche was at the monastery, a monk sudden went into trance . In the hotel an oracle monk-in-training took spontaneous trance too. While in trance, Dorje Shugden suddenly entered the oracle-monk in both occasion. Its a blessing able to see the oracles from the video.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Martin for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/never-seen-before-footage-of-dorje-shugden-oracles.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 23. 2020 02:43 PM
    Beautiful Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, built in 1679, is the largest Gelug Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan province. Known as little Potala to many locals and tourist. Well this magnificent group builidngs of the monastery is so simply amazing. The main structure built in Tibetan style has a gold-covered copper roof similar to the one at the Potala Monastery in Lhasa. I was there few years back , looking at it is a blessing. It looks like a castle, a walled complex with group buildings including living quarters for monks and high lamas. I was so fortunate when I was there the monks were doing prayers . Listening to the prayers , with joy then in a tranquil place to dwell my soul.Offered some offerings to those beautiful Buddhas statues. Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, a hot destination in Yunnan, have been attracting thousands of locals and tourist yearly. A place worthy visiting and going on pilgrimage.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/ganden-sumtseling-monastery.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 22. 2020 08:11 PM
    Came across this wonderful post of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’ precious teaching collections . Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was a highly attained master of the Gelug tradition. He was famous as a sharp analyst and master of philosophical debate, as well as a powerful Tantric practitioner. He had impeccable knowledge of all rituals, art and science. After retiring , Kyabje Zong travelled intensively to the West and embarked on a highly inspiring teaching tour to many countries such as US, Canada , Europe countries and so forth. At the time of writing this havn’t not watch and read all yet. I have bookmarked this post and will read it time from time to understand better. All i can say it rare and precious collections.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/his-holiness-kyabje-zong-rinpoches-precious-teaching-collection.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 22. 2020 08:10 PM
    Interesting biography of a GREAT Lama…. Panchen Sonam Drakpa. He received his early monastic education reading, writing and memorisation of prayers and important scriptures. He then further his studies under many eminent lamas and been able to masters in the five major and five minor sciences. Panchen Sonam Drakpa studied the entire breadth of Sutra, Tantra and their various commentaries with great intensity and became one of the greatest tantric masters in Tibet. He was a great scholar served as abbot of the three main Gelug monasteries – Ganden Monastery, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery. He composed many written works on various topics, amazingly his collected works spans fourteen volumes, which been still used today. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this interesting sharing of a GREAT Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-most-illustrious-panchen-sonam-drakpa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 21. 2020 02:41 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this heart-warming story . Well it is Dorje Shugden that showed Rinpoche to this Phelgyeling Monastery of all the monasteries at Kathmandu. Unplanned stop at the monastery led to meeting with an old kind monk. Rinpoche ‘s connection with Dorje Shugden was so strong and deep that it lead Rinpoche to the monastery that happens to practise Dorje Shugden. Wow… it must be from previous lives’ imprints that in this life, when Rinpoche needed help most at that odd hours, Dorje Shugden came calling. Rinpoche remembered that kind monk not knowing his name till in 2018 ,Rinpoche found out his name Gelong Tamdrin. Rinpoche’s student were at Kathmandu and were granted an audience with Gelong Tamdrin during which Rinpoche was able to reconnect and make offerings to him. Such a beautiful moments . Looking at those beautiful pictures tell all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/my-stop-at-phelgyeling-monastery-where-gelong-tamdrin-helped-me.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, May 21. 2020 02:38 PM
    Thank you for raising awareness of how empty one’s life can be without Dharma.Dharma is said to teach us how to live our lives, how to integrate our minds and how to keep our everyday live peaceful and healthy.
    No Dharma practice is without obstacles and its a rough road to ride. But if you can overcome it. You will get the good results.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/hard-to-face-but-true.html?fbclid=IwAR2utRc7EaxWvhnKV2EQfuSJvV_laW-xyECRGx2BrIMoCBj05l2Pln-FZTE
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 21. 2020 02:34 PM
    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for this heart felt article which tells us the other side of our lama Tsem Rinpoche. Rinpoche caring, loving and compassionate relationship with some of the close students will be remembered a long long time. I have heard beautiful stories of Rinpoche spending great moments together with them. Rinpoche hugged , loved , joked , scolded, teased , giving teachings in Dharma to name a few. At times tough too , sitting on the same table with Rinpoche. I could imagined that situation.
    I am fortunate to have met Rinpoche last July with my friends unexpectedly, first at the Gyzene Chapel and later in the audience room. For me meeting Rinpoche for the very first time had me speechless, cold sweat but feeling blessed, and happiness. Words cannot describe how happy I am ,to meet a living Buddha. Meeting Rinpoche has changed my life and many of us in the group that met Rinpoche. Rinpoche’s compassion , caring, loving and for most his teachings had inspired me. I am deeply grateful for all the profound teachings, and many more to go from the blog.
    Rinpoche’s life would have been very, VERY different…..agree with Pastor. During Rinpoche’s parinirvana the many monks came all the way from across the globe has showed us Rinpoche was a special Lama and well known by many . May Rinpoche have a swift return , all of us are looking forward to meet you again.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-the-bodhisattva-agency-of-tsem-rinpoche
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, May 20. 2020 04:37 PM
    Very touching article, at the age of learning to understand things and happily play around, the poor little girl has lost her legs in an accident. The tragedy tremendously changes the faith of the girl. I felt very sad to see the photos of the little girls moving around with an old basketball and the wooden pads.

    Life would have been very challenging and though for their parents to lift the little girl up. What puzzled me was her attitude, she didn’t see fear and obstacles in her disability, she was brave, strong all the way irony of life to face of great adversity and became successful athlete. I believe God was with her, push her to the right path to achieve her goals and to bring her happiness throughout her life.

    Thank you for the great inspiring sharing. However we cannot avoid the unexpected events in our lives because it is these events that challenge our complacency in life.
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, May 20. 2020 03:06 PM
    Thank you very much for the good article.From this, I feel that the devotion, respect and faith will arise spontaneously and effortlessly. We must learn to see the good qualities of other, even though we may have received only harms.
    The story about calling the adoptive mother is a very good example of how by having guru devotion, following the guru’s instruction we are able to get ourselves out of suffering and become a better person.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/how-geshe-tsultrim-gyeltsen-changed-my-life.html?fbclid=IwAR2izP1-lrD0–XmrqHZjvQ2d1KfockNAdfQBQuyTxoY2AqVYSZxoD5uUqw

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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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Part 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
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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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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
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
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Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
Join us this weekend for Spiritual Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 9.30 am: Polish Gyenze's wish-fulfilling lamps 11.15 am: Introduction to Ayurveda 1.00 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? WhatsApp us at +6017 672 0757 to RSVP your place (and your meal!) See all March activities: bit.ly/2vAGpjF
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Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
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Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
3 months ago
For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
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