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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    I am not surprised to know that trees are good to the human’s body. I remember my grandparents used to live in a village where there was a lot of green, not so much concrete and traffic, they were healthy and seldom sick. I like to live there too because the air was very fresh.

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

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

    Tsem Rinpoche

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

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

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

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

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

    Read more to understand the Buddha’s icongraphy at http://bit.ly/2kEQxCP
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 02:22 PM
    Everyone wants to be happy in life. Everyone wants to achieve happiness. For an athlete, for instance, his idea of ultimate happiness is to win a gold medal in the Olympics.

    For the glory of a gold medal and a few minutes on the podium with your national flag going up while they play your national anthem, you deprive yourself of the pleasure of nightlife, relationships, fun, going out with friends or even your partner. You will subject yourself to a special and stringent diet, train eight hours a day, sleep early and not stay up. You will stay away from friends and curtail many activities because you have to train and work hard. You have to push and discipline yourself.

    You really have to transform yourself and change your schedule in order to get your body ready in the next four to eight years in the hope that when the day of the Olympics arrives you will be selected to participate.

    Read more how we can make changes in our motivation to gain real happiness at http://bit.ly/2kl55Hv
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 04:30 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring and motivating article. People can say many things about us but we will know very well how we are and how we are. We should not react to the comments people make on us.

    However, I do agree that we have to contemplate on what people say about us. If what they say about us is true, especially our bad qualities, we have to change. If it is not true, we just have to move on and ignore the comments.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/7-ways-to-ignore-insults.html
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:49 PM
    In “Compassion Conquers All”, Tsem Rinpoche shows how through the practice of “The Eight Verses of Mind Transformation”, this wish for others to be happy can engender a state of mind of supreme love, compassion and altruism. This is the mind of Bodhicitta that wishes every sentient being to be free from every suffering and to enjoy real lasting happiness, and is determined to realise this wish by achieving the state of mind of real ultimate happiness and peace (that is free from every suffering) first, and then helping all beings attain it. This state of mind of ultimate peace and real lasting happiness is called Enlightenment or Full Awakening, where one achieves the qualities of omniscience, love and ability so as to have the power and ability to help others reach this same state.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2kCTofx
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:48 PM
    John Eaton Calthorpe Blofeld (John Blofeld) (1913 – 1987) was a renowned writer of Chinese culture, Taoism, Zen Buddhism, and Mahayana Buddhist tradition. His literary endeavours had helped in introducing Buddhism to the Western world and inspired many to follow his path on the journey of spiritual discoveries.

    During his lifetime, John Blofeld had travelled widely around China and other countries, visited sacred mountains and monasteries, and met with hermits, sages and great Buddhist masters of various traditions. As his popularity grew, he used his fame to inspire younger writers to follow his path and helped to launch their career by writing forewords or providing constructive feedback to their maiden literary effort. Those who had the privilege to be acquainted with this extraordinary man, remembered his generosity, warmth, and sincerity. Even today, his writing and unique experiences continue to inspire others to the path of spirituality and give insight to the world of China when the refined Chinese civilisation was omnipresent

    Read more about Blofeld at http://bit.ly/2kLSRry
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:40 PM
    Following our habituated way of thinking, the source of whatever happiness we seek from marriage appears to be the picture of an ideal partner. In fact, even as we embark on a long-term relationship with our partners, we already have expectations and projections on our partner. We expect to be happy when our partner conforms to our own set of norms, way of thinking, and expectations. In order to correct this mistaken view, we need to look deeply into ourselves and see that happiness does not come from holding mistaken projections and expectations. In fact, when these expectations and projections are unfulfilled, they are likely to cause us disappointment, pain, and anguish instead.

    Read more about our actions and pursuits at finding happiness at http://bit.ly/2mgjgOx
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:27 PM
    Tsarchen Losal Gyatso (1502 – 1566 CE) was a famous master and the founder of the Tsarpa lineage of the Sakya tradition centred at Dar Drangmoche Monastery in the central Tsang province of Tibet.

    The great Tsarchen Losal Gyatso is the 21st lineage holder of the Vajrayogini tantric tradition stemming from the Mahasiddha Naropa himself. In fact, by engaging in Vajrayogini as his main practice, Tsarchen Losal Gyatso gained high realisations and went on to have several important visionary experiences associated with her. Due to his high realisations, Tsarchen also beheld pure visions of Padmasambhava, Vajrayogini, Chakrasamvara, Kalachakra, Yamantaka, other tantric deities and masters.

    Read more about Tsarchen Losal Gyatso at http://bit.ly/2kj8bM9
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:23 PM
    Rabindranath Tagore (1861 – 1941) was an illustrious man of many talents. A prolific writer, poet, songwriter, playwright, actor, and painter, he revolutionised Indian art and literature, and was also a pioneer of the Bengal Renaissance Movement. Rabindranath’s works have influenced numerous writers, artists, painters, activists, humanitarian workers, social workers, the poor and the rich across the globe, and his works have been translated into Dutch, English, Spanish, German, and many other languages.

    Read more about Rabindranath at http://bit.ly/2kBH2nW
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:52 PM
    This is a very interesting article to know that Mongolian astrology is closely related to Buddhism. Some of us might think astrology is a very superstitious practice but it is practised in Buddhism.

    From the scripture, our body body parts are related to different planets. In a way, it means our body and the universe are in fact one. Therefore, we should respect our environment because if our mother nature has lost its balance, our health will be affected as well.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/a-mongolian-manual-of-astrology-and-divination.html
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:24 PM
    The most recent celebrity that was reported to have shown some interest in Buddhism is Katy Perry. People often think being a celebrity is wonderful, but behind all the smiles and the beauty, there is much suffering and pain… We have seen it many times, and celebrities who fail to cope with the stress and public pressure often take up dangerous habits or suicidal. I’m not claiming that I know of Katy Perry’s life and difficulties, but as long as we are all in samsara, we are all subjected to suffering.

    Read more http://bit.ly/2kAM442

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    6 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    8 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    8 months ago
    Cute!
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  • Uncle Wong
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    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.
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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