The lady who rescued 2,500 infants, Irena Sendler

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During World War II, it was a extremely dangerous era for Jewish families living in German-occupied Poland. In 1942, close to 500,000 Polish Jews (30% of Warsaw’s population!) were herded into a Ghetto. The Ghetto was an area of about 1 square kilometer barricaded behind seven-foot-high walls… and behind those walls, 5,000 people died every month due to starvation and diseases.

When the Germans invaded Poland, a lady named Irena Sendler (Polish Roman Catholic) worked as a senior administrator in the Warsaw Social Welfare Department. The department was in charge of soup kitchens located in every district of the city. There, she started helping the Jews. Together with a few helpers, she forged over 3,000 documents to help Jewish families obtain welfare support… they even listed them all as typhus and tuberculosis victims to avoid any investigations. At this point, Irena and her helpers were already risking their lives, as the penalty of aiding Jews at that time was punishable by death.

Children from the Warsaw ghetto

Up till 1942, Irena continued forging fake documents. She then decided to join an underground resistant movement called Zegota (Council for Aid to Jews), where she was given the code name ‘Jolanta’. Since she was an employee of the Social Welfare Department, Irena possessed a special permit to enter the Warsaw Ghetto to check for signs of typhus. Every time she went into the Ghetto, she wore the Star of David and would smuggle in food, medicine, and cloths. However, after some time, she felt that her efforts were helping to only prolong the suffering, but nothing to save lives. It was then she and her team of 25 people, formulated plans to smuggle out as many children as they can from the Ghetto. 10 members were in charge of smuggling out the children… another 10 members were assigned to find foster families… while 5 were in charge of obtaining false documents for these children.

Irena dressed as a nurse to enter the ghetto

The team of people were always racing against time. Many many families were being transported from the Ghetto to an extermination camp on a daily basis. So they started smuggling children out several times a day!

Irena says that the most difficult thing to do was to convince parents to part with their children. As a young mother herself at the time, she could feel the pain of such parting. Up until Irena passed away in 2008 (age 97), the children’s cries haunted her dreams…

The children were often sedated and smuggled out in potatoes sacks, boxes, coffins, or body bags. Many were smuggled through sewers or underground tunnels, or through the church next to the Ghetto. Sometimes an ambulance wagon with children hidden beneath the floor board were taken through the gates by a driver accompanied by a dog trained to bark so that the children’s cries can be masked. The team found all opportunities to smuggle a child out – once an infant was smuggled out in a mechanic’s tool box!

The second biggest challenge was to find Polish families to foster these children. Although the penalty of death for harboring a Jew was not always enforced, approx. 700 people were killed because of it. Irena mainly relied on the assistance of the Church as the Sisters in the church never refused to take a child in. Irena always stressed that the goal was not to convert people to Catholicism, but to save lives. How beautiful…

Jewish children at a Polish convent in 1943

For 2 years, “Jolanta’s” covert operations was successful. She managed to save 2,500 children! In October 1943, she was discovered by Gestapo (the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe). In 2 hours, eleven soldiers tore her house apart but they were unable to find any evidence of the smuggling… she had already passed the list to one of her colleagues. Even though the Gestapo had no evidence against her, Irena was taken to Pawiak prison where she was horribly tortured. Her legs and feet were broken, her body was permanently scarred and she was sentenced to death for refusing to disclose her network of helpers and the children she saved. She was saved by Zegota, for one of its members managed to bribe the prison guard to set her free.

Every child that she smuggled out of the Ghetto, she carefully kept the children’s real identity in jars buried beneath an apple tree. She hoped to reunite these children with their family and to inform them of their past. After the war, Irena did exactly that. She spent years trying to reunite children with their family… but most of the parents had been gassed at Treblinka.

Irena Sendler receiving the “In the Service of Health” medal from Poland’s Minister of Health. Warsaw, October 1958.

Irena became one of the first Righteous Gentiles to be honoured in 1965 by the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem. It was not until the year 2000 that she was internationally recognized as a heroine during the holocaust. She was later awarded the Order of White Eagle, Poland’s highest distinction, in Warsaw, in 2003… and in 2007, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Irena was seven years old when her father passed away from typhus. His final words to her were, “If you see someone drowning, you must jump in and try to save them, even if you don’t know how to swim“. She managed to save the lives of 2,500 children from certain death. Her determination and integrity towards achieving something she believed in was so strong that even when faced with threats towards her life… she stood firm.

Irena received the Order of White Eagle award in 2003

Irena is an extraordinary person, and everything she did was 100% out of good faith and sincerity, which was why fame and awards meant little or nothing to her. She said, “Every child saved with my help and the help of all the wonderful secret messengers, who today are no longer living, is the justification of my existence on this earth, and not a title to glory.”

Irena’s story truly is inspiring, after all, how often do we meet people that would place their life in the line to save a total stranger from harm? I have included a video done by the Kansas teenagers whom brought her wonderful story to the world, and also a movie about her life which was filmed after her death in 2009. Do watch these videos and let me know how her deeds has inspired you.

“I only did what was normal. I could have done more. This regret will follow me to my death.” – Irena

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After WWII, Irena during 1949

Irena spent her older days in a nursing home in Warsaw, where she was taken care of by one of the children she saved during the holocaust.

She was well loved

Irena Sendler
Died 12 May 2008 (aged 98)
Warsaw, Poland

 

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  1. Karen on Jan 11, 2017 at 3:09 am

    I’m doing a history Day Project on her. This was very helpful. You can help me more if you told me where you got the photos at?

  2. danek mozdzenski on Dec 21, 2016 at 12:58 am

    please revise this site to include the facts more fully.
    1 -Irena’s maiden name was Krzyzanowska
    2-her father did not just” die of Typhus”.He was a Catholic physician who sacrificed his life helping his Jewish patients during a typhus epidemic.Irena was left fatherless,and her family in a situation that you can imagine.Later on the Jewish community offered to finance her university education ,but she refused help,because she did not feel it right to be “paid “for something freely given .
    3-you mention that she was part of a team of 25 .As far as I know,they were all murdered for what they did.You ,nor anyone else has ever mentioned them ,nor their names ,nor the reprecussions on their families. Why not ?

  3. Girlie OOI on Nov 29, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    What a true inspiration. A heroine who saved so many lives. Our world needs more people like her.

  4. beatrix ooi on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:42 am

    Irena Sendler was definitely a hero, she dedicated most of her time in saving children. The last words her father told her must have influenced her a lot, I think that her father made her what she was, someone who was very compassionate, loving, someone who has benefited over thousands of lives. She was a very good living example for us. Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  5. Joy on Mar 12, 2013 at 5:46 pm

    “I only did what was normal. I could have done more.” Irena Sendler
    This last line of quote from Irena is so powerful. How she has done so much and endured so much, yet she is asking and wishing she did more?!!! Risking her life every day when she save to those children…her courage is amazing! She endured the tortures to save Jewish children that is not even her own nationality. This to me is a clear example of a real compassionate person in action.

    She is a real hero and like a Boddhisattva. 2500 children’s lives were saved because she focused on them, on others. Because she made a choice and was not thinking about herself but on the children. How many of us would dare do this if we were in her position in her situation? Could we have bared the torture when captured and questioned to reveal those who helped her? Let us take this as an inspiration to move us to the next level of compassion.

  6. yeomiawkee on Mar 1, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    If every individual follow her example, the world would be a better place to live in including all stray animals too! God Bless her soul and May her soul looks down on us all and be a light for us all!

  7. sarahyap on Jan 21, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    I just read about here again, and I’m still amazed by her kindness of helping these children from a definite fate which is death.

    How many people do we know that would risk their life for a stranger’s child, and at the same time putting a risk to her family? How many people would go the extra mile, risking her life everyday and find people to take these children in?

    We dont even have to think that far as to who around us would do so… but just look at ourselves, and think, if we were in that situation, would we do the same? And still after so many years, regret and said “I should have done more, should have saved more lives”

    If she isn’t a Bodhisattva, I don’t know what else to call her. Her compassion came without agenda, and she never even wish to be recognized. Such a lovely lady.

  8. So Kin Hoe on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    This is a truly inspiring real example of compassion and selfless acts shown by Irena Sendler. 2500 children were saved by Irena Sendler and this has proven that Irena has taken 2500 risks of getting herself killed during the war time. I pray to Irena that she will have good reborn in many of her lifetimes ahead. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the true story with full of compassion from Irena Sendler.

  9. EricLee KHJB on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    当我读完了这一则报道以后,我感觉到原来这个世界并不是我们想像的那么残酷的。其实,现在的人都认为说自己已经都没有能力照顾好自己了,生活所带来的压力已经让人 喘不过气了,那还有力气去帮助别人。其实,我再一次克切拉香积厨的活动中,我体会到了一个rm50,竟然可以让25个无家可归的人,至少可以有食物让他们温饱肚子,这是我从来都没有想过的事。而且,帮了他们以后,自己会有一种莫名的满足感,比起自己花了钱还要满足。如果,你们不相信的话,你们可以试试参与我们的活动,我相信到时你就会体会到我所分享的快乐是什么感觉了。

  10. patsy on Aug 5, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    Irena Sendler is truly a bodhisattva of Compassion. She is a very strong and courageous woman. She sacrificed so much and risked her life to save those children in their darkness moment and brought light to them.

    She takes the crying baby into her arms, turns her back on the hysterical mother, and walks off into the night. If she’s caught, she and the baby will die.

    “Promise me my child will live!” the mother cries desperately after her.

    She turns for a moment. “I can’t promise that. But I can promise that if he stays with you, he will die.”

    She has seen this image in her dreams countless times over the years, heard the children’s cries as they were pulled from their mothers’ grasp; each time it is another mother screaming behind her.

    To the children, she seemed a merciless captor; in truth, she was the agent to save their lives.

    My salutation to her for her courage and compassion!!!

  11. Paccan_chu on Jul 25, 2012 at 1:05 am

    I had watched “the pianist” before which talking about the world war 2,and that time to survive is already a biggest problem but Irena Sendler ‘s compassion and love has conquered all the hardship and yet saved so many children….and make me realise the truth is that our well being is dependent on our giving love.it is not about what come back;it is about what goes out~~

  12. Irene Lim on Jul 21, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Irena was such a compassionate and courageous heroine. She is truly a Kuan Yin.

  13. pastor on Jul 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    “Every child saved with my help and the help of all the wonderful secret messengers, who today are no longer living, is the justification of my existence on this earth, and not a title to glory.”

    That statement made me think what is my justification of existence! Irena’s life is a testament that we can truly use our lives to benefit countless…besides just ourselves. She used her life and many had theirs.

  14. helen ching on Jul 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    Irena Sendler a lady who is so full of compassion, full of love for children even when tortured wont even reveal any things. I salute her let us learn from her kindness. Let us be kind to everyone we meet.

  15. Lim Han Nee on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:13 pm

    Irene Sendler drew inspiration from her father’s words to her as a child of seven:”If you see someone drowning, you must jump in and try to save them even if you don’t know how to swim”.She remembered these words, which must have propelled her to show such great courage in compassion towards the victims of the Holocaust.She not only rescued 2500 children, but found homes for them too.She was as concerned for their safety and well-being as any mother would be towards her child. She safeguarded their identity by burying any possible evidence that could have led to their discovery by the Nazis. After the war, she worked hard to reunite the children with their parents. Sad to say, the parents had all been killed in the Nazi concentration camps and gas chambers.

    Her courage and determination helped her to withstand the terrible torture she underwent when she was caught and thrown into Pawiak prison.Fortunately for her, she was rescued before they could carry out the death sentence on her.

    Irene was just an ordinary person like you and me. Yet she showed such extraordinary willpower,courage and compassion.

  16. Alex C.J.Tan on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    At age of 7,Irena’s father final words to her, “If you see someone drowning, you must jump in and try to save them, even if you don’t know how to swim“ was exactly what she did to save the lives of 2,500 children from certain death. Those words from her father created a strong imprint in her. I think it’s very important for the adults to give positive messages/advice to the kids at the young age, that will help them to define what type of person they will grow up to be.

    In her attempt to save the children, she was ready to sacrifice her life in exchange for the lives of many without agenda , the ultimate act of bodhicitta. I will contemplate on her fearlessness, thoughtfulness, resourcefulness and desire to do more. She is truly an inspiration! May I and other with similar aspiration swiftly cultivate these qualities.

  17. Albert Ratchaga on Jul 17, 2012 at 4:09 am

    In time like this, normally people will only think how to save their own life and won’t be bothered much of others. But Irena Sendler is different, she did not focus on her own, instead, she risk her life to go save other lives.

    “If you see someone drowning, you must jump in and try to save them, even if you don’t know how to swim“

    This is the last word from her father, because she trusted her father, she went all out to fulfill her father’s last wish, her love is not selfish, she loved everyone, not only rescue them, she also organized and prepared everything so that in the future she can re-unite the children with their parents. what kind of thought she is having, and in today’s world, many people do good deeds is because it is in their convenience, further than that, sorry to speak, they will stop helping.

    It is indeed very rare to find someone who can be so determine to what they believe. Irena really live up the father’s wish very well.

  18. Milly on Jul 16, 2012 at 1:34 am

    Irena Sendler was a living Chenrezig. A selfless and compassionate lady who put her life at risk daily to rescue those children. Even though she was tortured and sentenced to death, she never wavered and stayed firm in not disclosing information to the Germans. Her best was not good enough for her and she still felt that she could have done more. Her great act was not for glory. Irena has so much integrity. I admire her great kindness. She deserves all the respect that is bestowed upon her.

  19. justin cheah on Jul 15, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    Irena Sendler is really a Bodhisattva! She is willing to sacrifice herself for the poor and destitute! Her noble act and risking her life for others is really commendable and makes me think she is really a selfless being!

    I am particularly touched by this comment of hers “Every child saved with my help and the help of all the wonderful secret messengers, who today are no longer living, is the justification of my existence on this earth, and not a title to glory.”

    This is truly inspiring!

  20. MayOng on Jul 14, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    Irena Sendler followed her father’s last words to her: “If you see someone drowning, you must jump in and try to save them, even if you don’t know how to swim“. She followed her father’s last instruction to the tee. The same message can be applied in dharma ie. to follow the words of the Guru.

    Irene Sendler did not focus on her “self”. By saving 2,500 hopeful lives, she acted “selflessly” with no expectation of anything back. Yet the help she gave to others paid back. Some of those child survivors looked for her to repay her deeds. This is karma. She is a real unknown “bodhisattva”. May we pray to have more like her in this degenerate age.

  21. Helena Chin on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    Cant hold my tears after reading this! Irena Sendler is such a inspiring person. She shows us the quality of being selfless! Because of her faith and believes, she saved 2500 lives!! Can you imagine?? In such a terrorising periods, everyone is in fear and trying to escape from death yet this lady was thinking of all method to save the children! She is truly a hero. Her kindness and compassion Won her not only Nobel Peace Prize but a history that won everyone hearts.
    The last words that her father told her before he died is totally touching!! A great father with great education and influence to his daughter. The world needs that!
    I love her last words : I only did what is normal and I could have done more. This regret will follow me to my death!” this is the words of wisdom and it’s very inspiring. We must apply it to our life daily regardless you are spiritual or not. My tribute to Irena Sandler.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful post. It’s really really inspiring! Those words that from her and her father gave me very very positive impact. Thank you Rinpoche and thank you Irena for saving 2500 lives!

  22. wah ying on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:13 am

    What make Irena and other daily life heroes difference from others? I think it could be the sense of responsibility.

    With sense of responsibility we change our working or living attitude immediately. Without this sense of responsibility, it’s similar to giving up your life. For Irena, she might have the convenience of being a welfare officer to help, but not so convenience to forge documents and organized a team to help Jews who need help by risking her life.

    Her abilities are not extra ordinary compare to many of us, but she can’t bear to see others suffer (most of us do) and take one more step to put in effort/actions to reduce or stop the sufferings that make a difference.

    We always have the thinking let others worry or take up the responsible that make us stop at the level of wishing others happy or have less sufferings, by not thinking you actually can do something even is a little small thing to make a difference. Every effort counts.

  23. jennifer on Jul 12, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Irena Sendler is a truly amazing and inspiring heroine of the last century.
    She has courage,compassion and determination ! And she places all these virtues into full action. Being courageous is not doing something without fear, but doing something in the face of fear. She knew how dangerous it was for her and her supporters , she knew she and supporters would be put to death if they were discovered and yet she had the determination to forge on . Her focus and passion in saving the children is so very remarkable. And her compassion is truly ‘ Divine Love in Action’. She’s a Catholic yet she transcends across the board of religions and saved these children.
    We need o lot more people like Irena Sendler . What a much much better world this would be.

  24. Cindy on Jul 12, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    She is a heroine & have a good heart. In her mind during the war, she only think how to rescue the children never ever think of her own safety. This really inspires us.

  25. DR on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    Irena Sendler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. She did not win the prize as it went to Al Gore instead, but did receive tremendous recognition and awards in support for her courageous work.

    She was only a Catholic social worker employed by Warsaw’s social-welfare department, yet Irena organized the rescue of 2,500 Jewish babies and children from the Nazi-controlled Warsaw ghetto in 1942 and 1943. She was only 29 years old then. This remarkable woman defied the Nazis and saved 2,500 lives by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. What an incredible woman and her amazing gift to mankind.

    With or without her recognition by the Nobel Peace Committee, she is ‘god’s gift to the world’.

    “Every child saved with my help is the justification of my existence on this Earth, and not a title to glory,” Irena Sendler once quoted….

  26. Wendy Loh on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:19 am

    Peace and blessings to the good spirit of Irena Sendler. It amazes me that during such dark hours, there come to birth a great soul who against all odds responds with so much of love, compassion and selflessness. They were war heroes who do not hold guns and swords but give their hearts, care and hope to whatever little life that was left. And with this glimmer of hope, new things were born.

    This brought to mind the altruistic deeds of John Rabe (November 23, 1882 – January 5, 1950). He was a German businessman who was best known for his efforts to stop the atrocities of the Japanese army during the Nanking Occupation and his work to protect and help the Chinese civilians during the event. The Nanking Safety Zone, which he helped to establish, sheltered approximately 200,000 Chinese people from slaughter during the massacre. Armed only with a swastika band, he physically pulled away Japanese soldiers that were brutally injuring the civilian Chinese.

    When I read this story, I thought to myself…

    First there was Hitler and there was also Rabe.

    _/\_

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rabe

  27. sarahyap on Jul 12, 2012 at 6:01 am

    Irena is amazing… this proves to us that people who cares goes a long way to achieve what they truly believe in, to the extent of finding various ways to save the situation and to remain firm even when faced with death threats.

  28. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:56 am

    Irena is truly a heroine, a highly noble person. She has very simple thoughts, thoughts generated out of pure love for those who were placed in weaker position.

    Amazing great love that she has within herself, to have to risk her own life for every action that she took, the tortures and pains that she had to bear in order to safeguard the security of those whom she has saved.

    While Irena was only a lady, but she certainly embodied qualities of bravery, intelligence and love.

  29. Lim KH (JB) on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:43 am

    Dear Irena Sendler ur compassion with action really touch our heart, i very respect and thankful with fold hands from the bottom of my heart. May u take a good rebirth and able to continue benefit more sentient beings…

    This story really inspiring us that how come we able to do more to benefit more?? Even a lady can rescue so much life with her effort.

    • Lim KH (JB) on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:55 am

      * “This story really inspiring us that how come we UNABLE to do more to benefit more?? Even a lady can rescue so much life with her effort.”

  30. Doreen Teoh on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    I remember watching “Schindler List”,and it was a businessman who owns a factory, and he hires young boys and girls to work in his factory for polishing metal ware in order to save them from the gas chamber. Irena’s effort is similar to Schindler, a hero and heroin. Her effort and deed is return by kindness from the children when she is old. Savings 5,500 lives, what a great lady. She even takes the tortures as not to disclose her team mates names and whereabouts. She actually saves more than 5,500, in fact including her team. I believe Irena has some regrets as not able o save more lives thru her effort. I believe she would saves the entire camp if she able to, If she has a magic wand. Thank you, Irena for this wonderful lesson of selfless and compassionate.

  31. Julia Tan on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    Every war has an unsung hero or heroine. It certainly needs to take faith and courage to rescue the children especially in world war II.  During this time, everybody wants to get himself or herself to survive first.  Besides faith and courage, a person needs to be unselfish to help and rescue those 2500 children. I salute her. I also hope those rescued children can have a good lives and fortunes in their new homes. When they grow up, I hope they can help the other people also. Of course, the most important thing is that war must be prevented. No war no tragedy.

  32. Li Kheng on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    Our world are in need of more heroes like Irena Sendler. The holocaust is one of the most terrorizing periods of human history this century. I imagine that everyone, even non-Jews lived in fear during those years. Fear of personal security. Therefore, the act of committing an act forbidden is without question a reflection of courage and compassion.

    Irena’s decision and effort to save those children despite the risk she exposed herself to is very rare. Today, many of us would not even spare some change for a homeless or beggar “just in case he is a fraud and cheats me” (which is really just a few dollar at the most). Our righteousness overrides the possibility of benefiting someone and alleviating their suffering.
    (* Please, do not misunderstand this as meaning: it is OK to be taken for a ride because Tsem Rinpoche teaches us that compassion must be practiced with wisdom)

    This growing lack of kindness we show each other is really maddening and frightening. I pray that Dharma will flourish strongly and quickly so that the deterioration of our human to human interaction will stop and we can bring back some humanity in our way of living.

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    Wow amazing video show how animals showing love for humans. Not only dogs, cat ,elephants , even other animals such as ducks, chickens and so forth. Animals have the capacity to express their love for us human too, and they have feelings as we do. Researchers has proven that some animals likely feel a full range of emotions which include fear, joy, happiness, shame, embarrassment, jealousy, rage, and anger as well. Watching the amazing videos tell us a thousand words. Some of those animals were very affectionate and showing surprising emotions which I never come across some of them. Truly amazing as my own furry doggie did the same.
    Love and care for them , nor matter what happened never hurt, harm or abandoned them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/animals-show-love-for-humans
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 16. 2019 11:54 AM
    Vertigo is a sensation of spinning dizziness. It is often associated on going spells of dizziness caused by problems in the inner ear or brain. Those people who suffered from vertigo may also experience nausea, loss of balance and server vomiting at times. Its really good that there is ways to solve it as medical treatment is very expensive unless the condition worsen in some cases. Performing the Epley Maneuver to treat BPPV vertigo can saves a lot of medical expenses. If it helps why not try this first.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/amazing-quick-method-to-treat-your-vertigo
  • Chris
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 11:36 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing another proof of how Dharma can help us when we pass away. All those stories about high lamas’ body not decaying after days or even years after their death. Such stories are meant to inspire us to practice Dharma as the results of it is right in front of us.

    For many attained masters, their body will show miracles when they pass away. Some of them will not decay for days just like Drubthob Rinpoche. In Lama Tsongkhapa’s case, the hair and nail even grew. In some cases, the body will shrink into 1 cubic meter tall. There are cases that the body will transform into rainbow light and leave nothing behind after they pass away. All of these miracles show us the effectiveness of Dharma and how it can help us when we pass away.

    These attained lamas have full control of their death and some of them have ascended to the Buddha’s pure land. They are just like normal human beings like us who put in the effort to practice Dharma until the day they pass away. They are the proof of Buddha’s teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/drubthob-rinpoche-naldjorpa-yeshe-phuntsog-1916-2017
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 02:09 PM
    There are many nice outdoor Buddha statues all around the world. It is said that a big Buddha statue can calm the environment and pacify calamity of the area. For example, the Big Buddha in Lantau Island in Hong Kong was constructed because there used to be many natural disasters in that area.

    To sponsor to construct a big Buddha statue is very meritorious. As long as the statue still stands, we will continue to collect merits even if we have passed away. We may not be able to afford to build a big statue ourselves but Tsem Rinpoche is giving us a lot of opportunities to get involved. In Kechara Forest Retreat, there are many big statues being installed, we should not miss the chance to make our contribution to collect merits.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/grand-statues-around-the-world
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  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 01:29 PM
    Comparison between the Shamarpa and Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen

    Now I wonder what are the differences since they come from different lineages and other than having enlightened minds. Would be great to find out.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/comparison-between-the-shamarpa-and-tulku-drakpa-gyeltsen.html
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 01:26 PM
    New Year, Fresh Start: Blessed Pujas in Jan 2019

    This is a must visit if you wish to participate in our last grand puja before Chinese New Year. Usher the Pig Year with blessings with authentic Tibetan pujas that are effective and swift in granting your wishes.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/new-year-fresh-start-blessed-pujas-in-jan-2019.html
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 01:24 PM
    The “One God” Theory Comes from Greek Mythology

    Wow! Doesn’t the title grabs your attention? One God…but I thought there were many gods but a King to control. Hmmm, time to read the blog and find out.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-one-god-theory-comes-from-greek-mythology.html
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 01:19 PM
    Tengboche Monastery – Nepal

    Beautiful monastery in Nepal that host the Mani Rimdu Festival annually with Cham Dances and mandala drawings. Many trekkers and mountaineers stop here for blessings to be safe in their adventures on the Himalayan mountains.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/tengboche-monastery-nepal.html
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 01:07 PM
    Dorje Shugden Shize: A practice for healing and long life

    Health! In this day and age, many only work hard for wealth and status, then absolutely must have practice for you. Shize looks after you and your loved ones. Visit the post to learn more.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/shize-a-practice-for-healing-and-long-life.html
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 12:51 PM
    There are still many nice Buddhist temples all around Korea, one of them is this temple called Gwaneumsa Temple, located in the beautiful Jeju Island. Gwaneumsa Temple is named after Gwanseeum-bosal (Kuan Yin, Bodhisattva of Compassion), it was destroyed in the 1700s but was restored in 1912 by a Buddhist nun called Anbongryeokwan. The temple is very well kept and the environment is very calm and serene. It is definitely worth visiting if you are in Jeju Island.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/gwaneumsa-temple-on-jeju-island-korea
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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 12:11 PM
    Do you know according to the Buddhist scriptures, it is mentioned that there are 80 different types of spirits. The spirits can exist in different dimensions, they travel at the speed of light. They also have some level of clairvoyance. Just like human beings, some spirits are harmful, some are harmless, some can be very helpful to us. Check out this video on a spirit called Bryn Athyn, see how it can travel to different dimensions and comes and goes as it likes.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bryn-athyn-monster-spirit
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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 11:47 AM
    Life is really simple. We are born with nothing so whatever we have will be gone and lost in the moment of death. All is left behind where memories will left behind. The strongest force in the universe is a human being living consistently with his identity. Always be ourselves, express ourselves, have faith in ourselves, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. The most important thing is to enjoy our life , making it more meaningful spending it wisely, do something worthwhile in our lives when we were healthy. It’s all that matters. Accept what we have and appreciate it. Life is short after all we will not know what happened next. I am glad to have come across Rinpoche ‘s blog learning and practicing Dharma a little by little a day to improve my knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism, most important to transform my mind, to do more Dharma work and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-painful-truth
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jan 15. 2019 11:46 AM
    Beautiful painting of Red Dzambala, White Mahakala, Gyenze, Yellow Yamantaka, Dorje Shugden and Namtose. In Tibetan Buddhism Red Dzambala is commonly regarded as a God of Wealth. My first time knowledge of a red Dzambala. I only came across Yellow Dzambala but not red. Red Dzambala will also grant us all success and maintain control over our finances.
    Thank you Rinpoche for your clear teachings on it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/buddha-of-wealth-red-dzambala
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Jan 14. 2019 11:50 PM
    It is amazing to see a huge gold Buddha statue. And what is more interesting is that the gold layer was only discovered after so many years. Though I have not been to this temple but we are fortunate to get a chance to view the Buddha statue via this post. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article and the history.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/i-visited-worlds-largest-solid-gold-buddha.html
  • Chris
    Monday, Jan 14. 2019 09:27 PM
    Dorje Shugden’s practice is really powerful and his blessings will come very quickly if we pray to him sincerely. During the night, we are very susceptible to psychic attacks or spiritual disturbances because we are sleeping. Hence, for those who are frequently being disturbed from their good night sleep, they should do what is being advised in the article which is prayers and serkym to Dorje Shugden.

    If His Holiness Zong Rinpoche is doing it to avoid disturbances at night, I am sure that it will more than enough for everybody to do it. On the plus side, it is a very simple and easy to do the practice without much requirement as well as time. It is a simple yet effective practice for us to do.

    Everyone should engage in some form of protector practice to protect ourselves during the day and also night. We have alot of negative karma that we had collected in our past lives and they can ripen depending on the conditions. It is just like a time bomb for us. Hence, when we do protector practice, the compassionate protector will help to delay the ripening of our negative karma and allow us some time to generate enough merit to lessen the effect of the negative karma. That is why Tibetan Buddhism put alot of emphasis on protector practices as well.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/protection-from-supernatural-entities-when-sleeping

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. As long as a sentient being perceives a non-existent ‘I’ and abides within the state of its resultant projections, both subtle and gross karma will be accumulated even if one is just sitting still and doing nothing.~Tsem Rinpoche .
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Here is a beautiful indoor stupa to a lama in Tibet. It is up to the strength of the devotion of the students to create such stupas in respect and dedication of their lama\'s previous incarnation(s). TR
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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
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
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    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
    1 month ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
    1 month ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
  • Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
    2 months ago
    Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
  • Living off the grid in Australia
    2 months ago
    Living off the grid in Australia
    A Jill Redwood is a jack of all trades, Jill built her own house on her property and lives entirely off the grid with no mains power or town water, mobile reception or television. Living on around $80 a week, Jill has over sixty animals to keep her company and an abundant garden that out serves as an organic supermarket right at her doorstep. Her main expenses are animal feed and the rates on her property. Watch this incredible three minute video and be inspired to live differently.
  • Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
    2 months ago
    Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
  • Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia   |  黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
    2 months ago
    Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia | 黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
  • If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
    2 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
  • It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
  • BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
    3 months ago
    BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
  • Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
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    Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
  • In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
  • Neat little video
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    Neat little video
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    1 years ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    1 years ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    1 years ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    1 years ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    1 years ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    1 years ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Teacher Julie is very patient to teach and guide the kids to do a good Nagomi Art. Alice Tay, KSDS
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The champers learned to clean the place in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Taking refuge to the Three Jewels and prostrate to Guru and Buddha. Alice Tay, KSDS
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DIY toy done by students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children enjoyed the art & craft session during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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This morning Pastor Han Nee led the animal liberation and explained the importance of compassion to all parents & students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Callista briefed children on the importance of recycling. We need to create awareness of children from young. Lin Mun KSDS
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Glad the children participated in the monthly recycle project this morning. Lin Mun KSDS
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The children blew their recited mantras to bless the birds before they are released back to their nature. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Dared & his family participated their 1st Kechara Ipoh animals liberation activity today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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We had a successful session at Tesco HQ. Thank you, Tesco Staff for your generosity. With as little as RM 3, you were able to support a B40 family pay their children's schools needs. Thank you for supporting our #empowerment project! #EmpowerWomen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Our kitchen team helping to sort out toiletries donated by various donors. It will be given out to the street friends later #volunteerism #charity #care #kualalumpur - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Every now and then, we set up a booth to display useful preloved items for needy and underprivileged families. Kindly donate your preloved items for a good cause. Please contact us at 010-3333260 for more information. Thank you. #Kechara #preloved #charity - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Mr. Dared is our new visitor in Ipoh Study Group & participated in our prayers session today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Dared is our new visitor in Ipoh Study Group & participated in our prayers session today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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