The secrets to having a good relationship

Feb 16, 2012 | Views: 3,465

Dear friends,

There are ways we can have a good relationship with our spouse and partners. The methods are not hard. How ‘hard’ it is to implement is dependent on how much you really want this relationship. How much we want ANYTHING IS HOW HARD WE MAKE IT IN OUR MINDS. The reasons why you find it hard to implement changes in you in order to have a good relationship, could be due to these few things perhaps?

  1. Subconsciously you don’t feel the relationship is worth it.
  2. You are using the person, so they stay or leave you could care less. It is only for your personal advantage.
  3. You didn’t even know your actions were affecting them in such a manner.
  4. The person has hurt you so much, but you are afraid you won’t find someone else.
  5. Low self-esteem overall.
  6. You don’t want to be conscious of it because it is too much work.
  7. You can find someone else easily you think.
  8. Fear.
  9. You don’t care.
  10. Convenience.
  11. You want to punish them. Revenge.
  12. You want to punish yourself.
  13. You don’t deserve better.
  14. You don’t want to be alone at all costs even at the cost of your happiness. Ironic as it sounds.
  15. Wrong cultural beliefs about women. About men. About relationships.
  16. You just wanted the spouse for the kids and the spouse doesn’t matter. Or you’re stuck because you had the kids.
  17. You have this relationship because you simply can.
  18. Rebound.
  19. For money or lack of it.
  20. Showing off.
  21. Keep family quiet.
  22. Desperation.
  23. Immaturity.
  24. Unwilling to face facts and move on.
  25. Spoilt. Things have been always easy for you so no one else matters except yourself. Sadly, in the end, you will need others.
  26. Maybe none of the above and there are more reasons both valid and invalid.
  27. For the passport or citizenship. Asylum.
  28. You have nowhere to go.
  29. Tradition. Face.
  30. Medical condition. Mental or physical. (Get help because your partner and you are worth it.)
  31. Parents.
  32. Combinations or variations of the above.

You have to check if it’s any of the 32 listed and figure out why. Deal with it. Face it. And do something positive with it. Most of all be honest, be open, be communicative and keep your promises always. Face the music, overcome it and be in a healthy situations with or without a relationship ultimately. You and your partner deserve it.

Whether relationships go right or not is from the onset. You have to ask yourself WHY DID YOU GET TOGETHER WITH THIS OTHER PERSON IN THE FIRST PLACE. If the motivation was purely self serving, then as time goes on, things will unravel for sure. Think carefully.

 

My feelings on how to have a good relationship

(If you don’t speak Chinese, fast forward the talk and then it’s in English)

I am NOT the expert by far, but some of my thoughts my help… Good luck in whatever you do. Never stay quiet. Never let things just run their course. Always take action and do something. Make things happen. That is the key.

What’s a Buddhist monk doing talking about relationships? Shouldn’t he teach detachment? Well, how much I teach detachment and non-attachment, you are still going to have relationships at the moment… so give some help for now… Simply, very few are so advanced to be unattached, so help people at all levels. I need dharma help at many levels… everyone is the same… Over the last 19 years I have been consulted hundreds of times by various groups/people in many countries on their private relationships, so I thought I share somethings here that I’ve learned from these encounters with hundreds of people… The funny thing is most of them say out the solutions themselves during their conversations with me…

Tsem Rinpoche
 

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  1. Anne Ong on May 5, 2018 at 10:46 pm

    i truly admire Rinpoche for being so spontaneous, open minded and caring to give relationship advice which is very important to build up a good relationship. i agree with all the points and that communication and promises are very important to have better understanding and trust in each other in a relationship. Thank you very much Rinpoche for sharing these wonderful advice 🙏👍😍

  2. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Nov 18, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for the advises in regard of relationship. I think the above advises are applicable to our relationship not just with our partner but to the extend to our family, parents, co-workers and friends .etc My bottom line, always ask myself do I do this for myself or for the sake of other person. Always remind myself tha Dharma is the solution always apply it.

    With folded hands,
    Carmen Lin

  3. Vinnie Tan on Nov 16, 2013 at 1:23 am

    We always think that the solution to have a better relationship is always with our partner, but in actual fact, it lies in our hands. We should never blame our partners for our failure, instead we should look at ourselves, knowing where the main problem of ourselves lie at. Only then, we can change ourselves and improve ourselves.

  4. Paris on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    I think the common factor in every of those questions is that it makes us reflect just how of it we’re in the relationship for ourselves – or how much we’re willing to make compromises and “sacrifices” for the sake of the other person. I remember watching this movie many years ago, called “Closer” (With Natalie Portman, jude law…. I think) and being horrified that the entire movie was about how much people set out to hurt each other in their relationships. But that’s actually precisely what we do – we set out with our own horrible, selfish agendas and then eventually, we end up with nothing. We end up being with someone but feeling lonely, or worse, being with someone only to hurt them – then why be with someone?

    In contrast, I love this more recent post that Rinpoche wrote: http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/for-couples.html It looks at how to be more uplifting to each other – how we can make a difference in the life of someone for the better and even work together with them to become doubly effective in our work and practice… so the relationship becomes truly beneficial and there is a real reason to be together, instead of it being destructive or a means for furthering our selfishness.

  5. Thomas Marechal on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:54 am

    Thank you so much for this blog rinpoche, you show me the way in the area of my life it’s really complicated I’ve got a big low self-esteem of myself and I know that put trouble to my partner in all kind of way.
    thank you so much for have show me the light

  6. Yoke Fui on Jun 23, 2012 at 8:22 am

    Like everything else, how much we put into a relationship is how much we get in return from it.

    If we sincerely want it to work, we need to put in our best by improving ourselves. Improving oneself is not dependent on your partner’s progress. We take the responsibility to do it first and inspire him /her to follow. Even if our partner does not follow our example, what have we got to lose by improving ourselves?

    And if your partner does not “make you a happier, better and kinder version of yourself” , you always have a choice – be single , he/she is not the right person for you.Move on.

  7. mary donnelly on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:18 am

    I like your comment rinpoche about never stay quiet, never just let things run their course, make things happen. It reminds me of the concept of “living with intention” and that is what I try to do in every area of my life. thank you.

  8. William on Feb 20, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    Very good points to ponder on. Sometimes it is not just one point but a few that adds up together. Definitely will need to work on my shortcomings. It definitely will help in my relationship. Thank you Rinpoche for spending time to post up this post.

  9. tenzin llhamo on Feb 18, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    Through the marriage that failed, I have learned to let go and forgive. Before that, I’ve always demanded more, making the relationship strained and going down the drain fast. But the advantage of it was that I learned to be independent and less demanding. I was very lucky to found Dharma during those difficult times which really helped my mind and the relationship. Although we divorced but we stayed on as good friends which was very good for my kids and family. For me, in order to make relationships work, we shouldnt take advantage, demand and be selfish. The points above really made me realize that I used to be like that and it is so WRONG! I believe in what Rinpoche said :
    Whether relationships go right or not is from the onset. You have to ask yourself WHY DID YOU GET TOGETHER WITH THIS OTHER PERSON IN THE FIRST PLACE. If the motivation was purely self serving, then as time goes on, things will unravel for sure. Think carefully.

  10. Christine Wang on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    The No.1 fits me. One thing I learnt is that you need to be happy as an individual. If you are not happy yourself, don’t ever expect someone else is going to change your situation. If the relationship can make you happier (but not sure how long it will last), keep it. If not, rather stay single la~

    Christine

  11. Carmen Koo on Feb 17, 2012 at 10:50 pm

    I have not been in many relationships at all but I feel that the above is so true. Many of us even though we are not happy being in a relationship still continue being in it because of comfort and unwillingness to change. It takes so much to be in a committed, respectful (of each other) and happy relationship, yet so little -it depends on whether we want to make it work or not and how are minds react to it which in turn is reflected in our attitudes, actions and speech.

    The above, although specifically listed for relationships, is actually a guideline to all the relationships we have with others -friends, parents, colleagues etc. How do we make the relationships we have with others beneficial, happy, successful and long term. All our lives we are interacting with others, building relationships.

    Anyways it takes so much to have a relationship with a single partner or spouse. It’s so funny how so many base their happiness on a single (i hope) relationship with others. For me, have it or not, happiness does not rely on an external source that can come and go anytime. I’d rather make many others happy through the work that I do. Omg I’m making myself sound like a spinster haha.

    I think what Rinpoche mentions is the most important – how much we want anything is how hard we make it in our minds. If we keep saying something is hard to do and achieve, we will never put our efforts towards it and make the necessary changes to make things happen. What we do is up to us. We should always take action to make things happen. Ultimately, everything lies in our own hands.

  12. Choi Sheem on Feb 17, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Rinpoche, this is a powerful teaching as it touches on relationship, which everyone of us goes through. I totally agree that being faithful is the key ingredient in any relationship. Also taking actions and making things happen. Yes. I will not get anything accomplished if I just keep quiet. It is so true in so many aspects of our life. Which brings to mind a song by Mariah Carey,:- Make It Happen. Thank you so much, Rinpoche

  13. MayOng on Feb 17, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    We all come into relationships with all kinds of people we meet all our lives. Due to selfish reasons, we maintain a relationship solely for those selfish thoughts but it did not last. Relationship takes up our time, effort and much thoughts from our part with the other party.

    Due to sensitivity in relationships, we fear we offend them with honest words therefore we keep silent but does that help us in the end? It did not help me. I went out to try a different method.

    When a relationship soured, I gave deeper thoughts into the action and mean words said to each other and step back to think. Then I decided to forgive them truly and keep an open mind to help them, if they need it. You know what happened next, after I opened up?

    The relationship went from normal > bad > better and stronger now. This has proven to me what dharma has taught me. Open up, forgive, wait patiently for an opportunity to open up the same relationship again but better this time.

    • Woodstock on Feb 21, 2012 at 7:06 pm

      I am so happy to read your thoughts cz i’m facing the same situation as you went thru before..I need to be patient, forgiving and keep my faith…

  14. Philip Yong on Feb 17, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    It is really a lot of work in my opinion. So much effort put in to make just one person happy. If we put the same amount of effort somewhere else I believe we can make many more people happier.

    Tired of relationships but never tired to work for the benefit of others!

  15. Sofi on Feb 17, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for your teaching. Although a man of robes, you definitely pointed out what makes a good marriage. I totally agree that a marriage is a continuos work in progress. One should know all their partner’s imperfections and in saying “I do” means taking responsibility and accepting these imperfections. It also means my partner accepting my imperfections. Always sharing and exchanging the details of the daily events and to remember to take a step back when either one is angry. Agree on all decisions made or blame may crop up. As they say, marriage is a union of mind, body and some say soul. Carry the same load and there will not be unhappiness. I really am thankful that I have the merits to have a supportive husband who shares my burdens of living.

  16. kenny wong on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for your insights on how to have a good relationship with our partners. I realised and agree that most of the problem lies within ourselves. Most of the time many people become unhappy with our partner because we are un-willing to bend / look at things from their perspective. And if we really feel for that person, than we can be at peace with our actions of giving-in, losing face and not getting what we want. It’s all about sacrificing selflesly without grudges and keeping tabs.

    This arcticle somehow relates to ones spiritual practice. If we cannot even compromise and give-in to the person you feel so strongly about (our spouse… for better or for worse)… how are we going to submit to our teacher instructions and teachings… makes me wonder…

  17. vc on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    people nowadays very intelligent creatures.they are highly educated.that’s why they can freely express their opinion and have high unrealistic demand on their partners.unlike the old days,people don’t choose much and not so intelligent,so they can remain happier.village people are better in terms and harmony compare to city folks.

  18. Hui Keng on Feb 17, 2012 at 10:55 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for this posting. Besides young people who are preparing for marriage, people in relationships and rocky marriages will definitely find this posting extremely helpful and practical.

  19. SEreNa on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:38 am

    Many thanks to Rinpoche. I always thought that I am good and understanding lover. Somehow I get to watch the youtube on Rinpoche’s talk on the ingredients of having a successful relationship. It make me realize that I am actually not as good as I thought. In fact, your teaching has changed me a lot and make me understand how’s the actual relationship of husband and wife should be. Sometimes I would share your teaching with those newly wed friends/ married people that I know. It really inspire them.

    Nowadays, not much couples understand about it. Thank you so much for your articles. I will share with others on this articles.

  20. Wee Liang on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:02 am

    Rinpoche,

    Thank you so much for pointing out all of the points. To have a relationship to work really takes much effort and appreciation.

  21. PhillisChin on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:09 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and caring ^^, The above definitely will help on a relationship, not only on that but people who work with you and around you too! ^^,

  22. Helena Chin on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    Oh dear, i think i need a moment to really think about my relationship.
    Thank you Rinpoche for the post.
    I want to share a little thing from Jean Ai, she posted a quote during Valentines day,she wrote this: if your partner doesn’t make you a happier, better, kinder version of yourself, better to be single – it’s time to cut loose and run!
    Hahaha..it hit me and i was like hmmmm…it is sooooooo true!!

  23. Alex Hay on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thanks so much for the above and it really open my mind and eyes

  24. Louise Lee on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    During my past relationship , i had been hurt by someone , and i do hurt people during i mad! i hurt that lady badly!

    do you agree more that 90% people will get mad during they dump by someone?

    During the past, i am one of this people! And i see a lot people is like that during i get drink drank drunk in the club!

    All this is doesn’t healthy !

    Now i have a good new relationship. We work & learn dharma together!

    Please dont play with my word ! We work & learn Dharma doesn’t mean we have good relation. It is because we understand the practice & we put in our day!

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for always remind us ! To be kind , harmony , generous to people around !

    I love you Rinpoche.

  25. tfreon on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    To be in relationship it can be simple or it can be very complicated. On surface, the person may think it is the situation or the other person brought the “suffered” or “happiness” to him or her. But, at the end ; is the choice we make. How we want the relationship to be like, is really a choice.

    • Paris on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:48 pm

      LOL @ Freon I like what you said about how it can be very simple of very complicated… what we fail to realise is for most of the time, we blame some external factor for making it complicated. Actually, we’re the ones who complicate it. I also like what you said about how it is a choice how the relationship is and that’s really the crux of the matter – WE make it wonderful and a cause for growth, but we can also make it miserable and cause for suffering. We choose our own happiness, single or attached!

  26. So Kin Hoe on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche. I have experienced it myself. Before I get to know Kechara, my understanding in relationship is totally wrong and always think negatively about what I want and how should I expect it to be. Since I have joined Kechara as a member and started to attend Dharma classes, it slowly opens up my mind and look at things differently from many angles instead of my own negative thinking. The teachings that I received from Buddhism not only helps me in relationship but also the entire of my current life now, whether I am working in my office, walking down the street or being alone in my room.

  27. mima on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    “You have to check if it’s any of the 32 listed and figure out why. Deal with it. Face it. And do something positive with it. Most of all be honest, be open, be communicative and keep your promises always.”

    Thank you Rinpoche for your precious guidance to look at ourselves and our relation ship with others and how to make it better by dealing with it and facing it.

    “Always take action and do something. Make things happen. That is the key.”

  28. Ivy on Feb 16, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    I have never had much luck in my love life.
    I guess I am doomed to be single.

    Anyway, thank you for your article. 🙂
    I enjoy reading what is on your webpage.
    Good evening.

    • tsemtulku on Feb 16, 2012 at 8:47 pm

      Dear Ivy, Thank you for your comments. My heart is with you.It really is. TR

    • Paris on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:46 pm

      Hi Ivy,
      Hehe you know I have also heard a lot of people say that they feel they are “doomed to be in this relationship” or “doomed to be married”. I don’t see being single as a fate of being doomed – it could be quite liberating if regarded a different way! Having been in relationships, gotten my knickers in a twist about them, broken up, got into another relationship, been single, found another relationship again…. I must say that in the end, it is all the same. We can end up equally unhappy and “doomed” whether we’re single or in a relationship.

      What Rinpoche has often advised is that it’s not about being in a relationship or not. What’s more important is what kind of people we become as we’re single or as we’re in a relationship. For some people, it is better for their personal development, practice, attainments to be single; for others, they need the support of a partner to grow… so there is no blanket “rule” for everyone. What makes your marital status (!) a worth one is what you make of it – whether you become a better person in it, or a more miserable one!

      I say, you should celebrate wherever you are and make the most of it. Being single can be extremely liberating, light, peaceful and much can be accomplished when you are alone. Just think of all the monks and nuns in the world, of all religions and traditions. They are all single, but how powerful and happy they are!

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    In Buddhism, symbolic offerings are made to the Triple Gem, giving rise to contemplative gratitude and inspiration. Offerings such as objects such as a lit candle or butter lamp, burning incense, flowers, food, fruit, water or drinks. Each material offerings is imbued representing each different symbolic meanings . Example the lighting of a candle or an butter lamp represents the light of wisdom illuminating the darkness of ignorance while the burning of incense represents the fragrant scent of morality and so on.
    Great knowledge and teachings from this post , explaining with details the importance of offerings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Tsem Rinpoche

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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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
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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