2 Pastors & 58 Taking Refuge

Oct 27, 2012 | Views: 1,092

Yesterday was my 47th birthday. As with last year, it was a full day of celebration that came in conjunction with the Pastor Ordination Ceremony. The ceremony was an event that the press was interested about… just a week ago, 12 press publications came to ask a few questions about it.

In the morning, 35 people went for the Animal Liberation event at the Taman Tun Dr Ismail park. Wayang Tinggi came to film for RTM, as the TV station will be doing a special feature for next year’s Wesak Day. They filmed the releasing of 688 birds, with prayers led by Pastor Yek Yee. Everyone recited Shantideva’s prayer, chanted Medicine Buddha mantras and blew onto the birds before releasing them. 

I heard that the guests arrived at Kechara House at 5pm. There were performances, and lots of food catered by Kechara Oasis. At around 7.30pm, I arrived at the gompa… Everything was beautifully set-up! Henry Ooi, Vice-President of Kechara House, offered Body, Speech and Mind. I then proceeded to give Dr Lanse and Mdm Lim Han Nee their pastorship vows.

As of today, Kechara has 5 pastors! After giving the pastor vows, I gave refuge to 58 people… out of the 58 people, 15 Kecharians renewed their vows. Just earlier this year in May, 93 people took refuge. I rejoice to know that more people are taking refuge in the Buddha, but it is very important to know what being a Buddhist means

Towards the end of the event, instead of giving a talk I opened the floor for guests to ask questions. Some asked very good questions, and I hope that my response answered their questions. Do take a look at the photos below… if you were there for the event, do drop a note in the comment section! 

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Animal Liberation 

 

5 crates of birds to be released…

 

 

Each crate had about 136 birds…

 

 

The type of bird released were sparrows… I feed hundreds of sparrows outside my house every day.

 

 

Read here to see why we should liberate live animals… especially to encourage and educate our children on why we should liberate them.

 

 

Pastor Yek Yee led the prayers…

 

 

Here they are doing the Shantideva prayers…

  

 

Pastor Yek Yee flicking some blessed water onto the sparrows…

 

 

The others continued chanting their prayers…

 

 

Each one took turns to blow mantras onto the birds.

 

 

Blowing on the birds blesses them by the power of the mantras.

 

 

Opening up the crates…

 

 

Released!!!

 

 

Yesterday 688 sparrows were released! 

 

 


 

Pastor Ordination & Refuge Taking

 

The Kechara bam at sunset…

 

 

Guests registering outside the gompa.

 

 

More guests, young and old, registering… 

 

 

Everyone had the meritorious opportunity to light a candle to offer to beautiful Lama Tsongkhapa…

 

 

People wrote their names and loved ones names onto the candles. 

 

 

Guests continued to offer candles throughout the evening.

 

 

Next to the registration desk, there were 2 long banquet tables for diners. At around 6pm, there was a performance by 3 Kecharians…

 

 

(l-r) Katrina, Wan San and Carmen playing traditional Chinese instruments.

 

 

Carmen on the wooden flute…

 

 

Katrina on the Gu-Zheng…

 

 

Wan San on the violin… they played both modern and traditional music.

 

 

(r-l) Sean, Edward and Lucas sang Singa Rinpoche’s “Vajrasattva Mantra” song.

 

 

This beautiful Lama Tsongkhapa is from our first Kechara House (KH) gompa. We fondly call the place KH 1, as it is the “first” KH hehe. He now sits on the ground floor of our gompa.

 

 

The Tsem Ladrang booth!

 

 

A new fresh idea that the Ladrang staff came up with. They were promoting our new and upcoming book… (un)expected.

 

 

The graphic book will be a great compilation of our latest photoshoot!

 

 

Guests making khata offerings before the event begins…

 

 

Khata offerings…

 

 

Offerings from those taking refuge yesterday.

 

 

 

Beautiful Chenrezig statue…

 

 

Such beautiful Buddha images and statues…

 

 

More khata offerings…

 

 

 

One of the tormas that was offered to the Buddhas.

 

 

The 5 tormas sat on the main altar with Lama Tsongkhapa.

 

 

Reverend Shang Ci came to Kechara House. 

 

 

I was happy to see Ven. Alubomulle Ratanasiri again. He is the Chief High Priest of Seck Kia EeChlnh Temple in Melaka.

 

 

Ani Yeshe Dolma from Padmasambhava Children Loving Association in Klang. I had just met her a week before during the press conference.

 

 

Those sitting on the left side of the room were those taking refuge.

 

 

I’m happy that Kechara House’s facilities are being made to good and beneficial use.

 

 

Tom (left) is now working with Sharon Saw in the Communication Department. Robert is here with his daughter, he’s the landscape architect for Kechara Forest Retreat.

 

 

Tengku Nina with her friend. Tengku Nina is a good friend of Phng Li Kim, our celebrity Paranormal Zone host.

 

 

Mdm Lim Han Nee

 

 

Dr Lanse

 

 

Abby (left) and Sharon emceed the event…

 

 

Paul gave the opening speech

 

 

I paid respects to our sangha guests…

 

 

Sitting in front of me… to the right (in uniform) are the Pastors, and to their left are the 3 awaiting to take their pastorship vows.

 

 

Henry offering Body, Speech and Mind.

 

 

Mdm Lim Han Nee for her hair cutting ceremony.

 

 

Dr Lanse for her hair cutting ceremony.

 

 

Blessing the pastor’s pendants… they will be wearing it every single day for both protection, and to blessed others with.

 

 

Mdm Lim Han Nee changed into her pastor uniform. 

 

 

Dr Lanse changed into her pastor uniform. 

 

 

Giving Mdm Lim Han Nee her official pastor certificate.

 

 

Giving Dr Lanse her official pastor certificate.

 

 

I’m glad to see that Thierry came from Singapore to make it in time for the Pastor Ordination ceremony.

 

 

Conferring the refuge vows for the 58 refuge takers…

 

 

Doing the proper visualizations…

 

 

 

Asking a question on emptiness…

 

 

Robert asked about my intentions for KFR…

 

 

Wendy asked a question on wisdom…

 

 

I found it very “interesting”, so I debated a little with her hehe

 

 

Asking a very good question on whether the public would be happy if they followed my dreams in wanting to retreat into meditation.

 

 

Maggie flew in with a group of friends from Shanghai. She asked a good question on inter-religious goals.

 

 

Annie asking a question.

 

 

There were some who asked their questions in Chinese…

 

 

They were directly translated by James via headset, and by my personal assistant Pastor Loh Seng Piow.

 

 

Greeting the Tan family before leaving…

 

 

Pastor Chia congratulating Pastor Han Nee…

 

 

Pastor Susan congratulating Pastor Lanse.

 

 

Offering khata after taking refuge…

 

 

Mother and daughter posing with their flower offerings hehe nice

 

 

More offering a khata after taking refuge.

 

 

Pastor Han Nee with her husband and sister.

 

 

Pastor Lanse and her family came to support her…

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  1. Lester Lim on Jan 4, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    This is a very profound ceremony. I rejoice deeply and is filled with deep envy for the blessings showered on all participants. How fortunately I am to have witnessed a great Sun and many stars illuminating this age of great degeneration!

  2. Cliff on Oct 21, 2013 at 1:46 am

    This was such a huge event! It was a shame I missed it, but I sincerely rejoice for all those who took refuge and became ordained as a pastor. Such a beautiful day with so many people participating in a debate and asking questions. It looked like it turned out very well with the Sangha guests coming to visit kechara and watch the ordination. May the pastors benefit many sentient beings. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this wonderful day event.

  3. Sean Pang on Nov 6, 2012 at 1:01 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    it’s always such a joy visiting Kechara in KL! This year is the 2nd time I’m celebrating Rinpoche’s birthday but the 1st as Your student since taking Refuge in May.

    I pray that there will be many more to come!

    Sean Pang

  4. […] 出席开示的嘉宾包括了仁波切的资深弟子和其他寺院的僧伽。当局也为海外和无法出席的朋友,准备了现场直播服务。当晚,仁波切授任的讲法师是 蔡金玉教授、林汉妮和谢晓晶医生。 […]

  5. Lim Han Nee on Nov 5, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    I will remember with deep appreciation and gratitude that my becoming a Pastor is the result of the tremendous blessings and great compassion of Rinpoche. There are so many people to thank as well. i express deep gratitude to Pastor Susan, who had been guiding and nurturing me for a long time. There was always so much encouragement and uplifting of my spirits from her, when I was down. I also have a heartfelt and big ‘thank you’ to say to Paul whose indomitable will to have the three of us become Pastors carried us all the way to the ordination ceremony itself! Then there were ever so-patient and sweet people like Jace and Karen Chong and Pat to ensure that we presented ourselves well on camera and had our uniforms ready, in the face of such daunting and challenging obstacles. I thank all involved for their invaluable contribution towards making the event a success.

  6. James Long on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    我很荣幸能出席,观礼。华盈和我都躲在里面的视听室翻译,这次也是华盈第一次上场,哈哈,不过她翻译的很不错哦。
    越来越多的讲法师的出现就能有更多的人给予援助和辅导。现今的社会缺少的是内心的教育和关怀,物质太多,人变得自私,自顾自己的需要忘了别人。将心比心最重要。

  7. Albert Ratchaga on Nov 2, 2012 at 1:02 am

    This is a very auspicious and wonderful day, this is another historical moment where pastors are being ordained, Pastor is still something new in Malaysia, but as time goes by, I’m sure there will be more and more pastors ordained in different Buddhist Centre, because if this will benefit more people, then why not? hehe…

    Taking up pastorship means they already ready to give up everything to serve others, giving up the self created prison and to walk towards a path of freedom. Congratulations to Pastor Lanse and Pastor Han Nee, you will definitely be a great pastor in Kechara. Thank you Rinpoche for creating such situation for us to serve others better.

  8. verontung on Nov 1, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    I have missed out the fascinating events that is happening in the daytime out at Kechara House as busying editing the video of the animal liberation shot by Eric Kwan at TTDI park in the morning at KIM office. But knew that everyone has put lots of efforts and time to made it a success on that day. Am lucky and glad that i can help out at that night. It is interesting to see lots of good questions being asked by the floor and Rinpoche has gave clear answer to everyone. Rejoice to our 2 new pastors. May they all benefit many in their future works. Congratulations!

  9. Uncle Eddie on Oct 30, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    It was indeed a day filled with excitment, joy and activities for Kechara House, on the day of Rinpoche’s 47th Birthday. Firstly, a usual sunday animal liberation event was heldat Tmn Tun Dr.Ismail in the presence of 35 people, together with RTM tv station crew who were doing the filming of the release of 688 birds by KH members, friends and participants. Back at KH, there was a long-life puja done for Rinpoche by KH members, friends and well-wishers, lots of vegeterian food catered for by Kechara Oasis. There was also a ceremony of giving new pastors and the first-nun, vows, followed by refuge taking by 58 people at KH gompa. This thrilling event ended with an exciting question and answer session opened up by Rinpoche which was indeed so beneficially absorbed by all concerned.

  10. Grace Leu ( KSJB ) on Oct 30, 2012 at 12:12 am

    Happy Birthday, Rinpoche!
    I was happy and grateful can attend the night event and see Rinpoche again. My mother in law , mdm Soo Ah Mui also very excited to able see Rinpoche again although the day she just have her blood transfusion in JB. Congrats to Dr Lanse and Mdm Lim Han Nee to taken up the pastorship for service other sentient beings. Rejoice

  11. Mei Fong on Oct 29, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Another very remarkable day in Kechara. 2 pastors was initiated just shows how much Kechara is growing and how much help it needs to serve the community out there. I am so happy to see everyone doing their best to help themselves and Kechara grow. I will also do my very best to achieve that ultimate goal.

  12. Wah Ying on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:49 am

    Rejoice and congratulations to our new Pastors, as wel as 58 refuge takers. The questions from audience session is good, it tells me what are some of the questions come in people’s mind when come to Buddhism and religion; and Rinpoche’s answers cleared their doubts and some of the questions I did have and never think about them as well. Thank you Rinpoche.

  13. Pastor Chia on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Kechara Pastor-ship is good way to benefiting people and share our lama wishes giving Dharma teaching under Lama Tsongkhapa tradition to many people. I rejoice for the two new pastors swirling their oath to Rinpoche to work selflessly benefit others.

    Congratulation to Pastor Han Nee and Pastor Lanse.

  14. Girlie Ooi on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Rejoice and congratulations to our new Pastors.

    You could not have chosen a better path to walk – taking on the vows to be pastors – to serve the Dharma and bring dharma to many people.

    And you have the full support of your own family and friends, and of course from your dharma family.

    Thank you to you Pastors .

  15. Sofi on Oct 28, 2012 at 1:00 am

    Congragulation to all two, Pastor Lanse and Pastor Han Nee. I really rejoice that Kechara has more enpowered Pastors to help Rinpoche bring dharma to the world.
    It was an auspicious day and Rinpoche’s Q&A session instead of teaching session gives a new perspective to helping all. In answering questions asked, Rinpoche cleared a lot of our general confusion, clarified many assumptions and introduced what dharma is to first timers. Definitely sent everyone home with something to ponder about. Thanks Rinpoche! May we all work towards transformation of our minds swiftly that one day, may be your wish will be fulfilled.

  16. adeline woon on Oct 27, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    It was a wonderful and auspicious day for many of us to be at Kechara House on Rinpoche’s birthday. Many Kecharians worked very hard for the logistics, arrangements, every single detail to make sure that the day is full of meritorious activities. Any day is a good day for refuge taking, pastor ordination, if I may say so, but to have all these took place on the birth day of a high incarnated lama, by just being there, we are already accumulating 100 millions times more merits in order for us to always have strong affiliations with dharma and our guru.

    Having said that, it doesn’t means that we only appear at the Gompa only once a year. We have to think very clearly how fortunate we are to be able to make it there! Many people can’t make it, even Kechara House’s neighbours did not attend the event! It is never by coincidence that we get to be a part of meritorious activities like this. We must have created many many causes for that to happen. In order for us to continue to have these causes, we have to dedicate our life in dharma, so to make sure we are putting our meritorious drops into the sea. Otherwise, the drops will be dried out like water in the well. Meaning, the next time for us to be encountered with the dharma and the precious guru will not come, until we have learned the preciousness of dharma again. We have come so closed, yet we are so far. This really worth contemplation!

  17. So Kin Hoe on Oct 27, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for giving refuge to me. This is starting point for me to become a real Buddhist and hold all the refuge vows. My big thank you for all Kechara pastors, staff, volunteers, friends, brothers and sisters for preparing all the facilities, food & drinks, program and other arrangements during the Pastor Ordination and Refuge Taking ceremony. May Rinpoche stays in good health always and continue to guide us in Dharma. I wish for everyone to take refuge in Rinpoche and contribute all our energies, funding and prayers towards the success of Kechara Forest Retreat.

  18. Davin on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Rejoice and congratulation to Pastor Han Nee and Pastor Lanse. May all Pastor bring dharma and benefit many people and wish that Rinpoche have a good health and long life. Thank you Rinpoche

  19. Sheryl KH (JB) on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for taking time out to show us so many pictures on day of your birthday so systematically.

    I really enjoy reading through this post, they bring me back to that day.

    However, it is always the best to be able to see Rinpoche in person again, rather than through pictures or videos, although, again, this time the physical distance between Rinpoche and myself was so far away, furthermore, there is a glass door in between.

    Still, I am amazed by the height of Rinpoche. Rinpoche looks absolutely ‘conquering’.

    I wish Rinpoche great health and happiness always.

    Happy Birthday, Rinpoche!

  20. May Ong on Oct 27, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    This is truly a time to rejoice for the new pastors in Kechara. We are growing and so does meeting the needs of the people who requires counseling by pastors who represents Kechara. May they all benefit many in their future works.

    Congratulations!

  21. Lester Lim on Oct 27, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    Rejoice! Rejoice! Rejoice!

    • Wan Wai Meng on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:30 pm

      So nice to see more pastors taking up the responsibility to share and expound the dharma to others and maybe in the future pass on the knowledge of the dharma to many others in the future. A pastor role has a lot of influence and responsibility towards dharma practitioners. With great power comes great responsibility I rejoice to hear more pastors being made in Kechara.

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    Sunday, Jan 20. 2019 03:03 AM

    Thank you, Rinpoche for constantly thinking about ways to let us collect more merits in a short amount of time. Rinpoche is so kind to have placed numerous 9ft outdoor Buddha statues around Kechara Forest Retreat for us to circumambulate daily and collect merits. On top of that, Rinpoche also made mantra stones which can be invited from Naropa’s Cave to offer up to their favourite Buddha and placed them around or near the Buddha statue in Kechara Forest Retreat.

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    The whole place will be very powerful and we can get tons of merits and the person who offered the mantra stone will get tons of merits too! This is just one of the many ways that Rinpoche constantly coming up for us to earn merits in a short but effective way. Thank you, Rinpoche for kindness and compassion.

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    Freda Bedi was the first Western woman who took ordination in Tibetan Buddhism. She was ordained by the 16th Karmapa in Sikkim. She was quite involved in the Tibetan community when the Tibetans first arrived in India in 1959. At that time, Nehru had asked her to help the Tibetans and she was in charge of the Social Welfare Board.

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    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:23 PM
    Wow beautiful paintings of the six Sakya Trizins or throneholders of Sakya. Dorje Shugden as an enlightened Dharma Protector has been practiced and propitiated by many high attained great Lamas. Throughout Sakya tradition and up today, besides the Sakya throneholders, there were many other great Sakya throneholders who practised and proliferated Dorje Shugden Tanag.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

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    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:22 PM
    Beautiful art paintings of Dorje Shugden Tanag who is a unique form of Dorje Shugden that arose within the Sakya tradition. Was described as Dorje Shugden riding on a black horse and is propitiated as an enlightened Dharma Protector. The 39th Sakya Throneholder Dragshul Trinley Rinchen has proliferated Dorje Shugden ‘s practice throughout the Sakya lineage.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this clear explanation of Dorje Shugden on the hand painted scrolls.

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    Beautiful paintings of 31st Sakya Trizin Ngawang Kunga Lodro, tell us a thousand words of a great master. He was an emanation of Dorje Shugden, an erudite scholar who taught many hundreds of scholars, masters and great practitioners. He wrote a famous praise to Dorje Shugden which been use till today.
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  • Sofi
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:06 AM
    The Puja of Following an Enlightened Being’s Advice

    Pujas work in two ways, both dealing with karma. Karma is the ultimate cause for the circumstance, which we need to change, to arise. Read more about it here:

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/the-puja-of-following-an-enlightened-beings-advice.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:03 AM
    Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s Explosive Special Message

    From watching the Karmapa’s special video message, it is apparent that he is deeply unhappy and even alludes to the fact that he is preparing to step down as the Karmapa. During his 37-minute-long speech, he expressed grievances and frustration at his current situation and the negative acts of his previous changtsos (attendants), in an honest declaration. It almost appears as though he has lost confidence in those around him due to their behaviour. Moreover, although his followers believe him to possess the same attainments as his predecessors, he says he feels like an ordinary practitioner of the Buddhist path, which could be an indication of his humility or a sign that he is genuinely very unhappy.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/karmapa-ogyen-trinley-dorjes-explosive-special-message.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:01 AM
    Reuters covers international Dorje Shugden conference 2018

    This Reuters article brings with it a message of peace and reconciliation and drives home the point that Dorje Shugden practice is not motivated by political agendas nor has it ever been. In fact, the practice has a rich history spanning the last 400 years and has benefited people greatly on their spiritual paths to become better and more compassionate citizens of the world. All we want is to see this trend continue.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/reuters-covers-international-dorje-shugden-conference-2018.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Friday, Jan 18. 2019 08:50 PM
    It is very nice to have a compilation of the teachings by Rinpoche at different parts of the world. The keynote of each teaching is unique to the destination where Rinpoche gave the teaching.. The teachings are not only both inspiring and humbling. Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/applicable-dharma-talks-from-around-the-world

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. As long as a sentient being perceives a non-existent ‘I’ and abides within the state of its resultant projections, both subtle and gross karma will be accumulated even if one is just sitting still and doing nothing.~Tsem Rinpoche .
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Here is a beautiful indoor stupa to a lama in Tibet. It is up to the strength of the devotion of the students to create such stupas in respect and dedication of their lama\'s previous incarnation(s). TR
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Respected lamas of any devoted students will have two stupas for their remains. One stupa inside the ladrang of the lama and one stupa outside for the public to worship and do kora. By keeping the remains of the lama's previous lives in stupas, and making offerings, generates the merits for the current incarnation and future incarnations of the lama to be able to do more dharma work to benefit others. Here is a beautiful indoor stupa to a lama in Tibet. It is up to the strength of the devotion of the students to create such stupas in respect and dedication of their lama's previous incarnation(s). TR
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Our team have learnt the techniques of traditional statue painting from the finest artists of India, Tibet and Nepal. Through months of intense training and practice, our talented artists have mastered the art of painting both peaceful and wrathful features.
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Unusual depiction of Lord Manjushri. I like it.
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Unusual depiction of Lord Manjushri. I like it.
Stunning!!!
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Stunning!!!
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If we have eye problems, this is a good practice and it's simple- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=180488
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Many times in the morning my Oser girl will go sunbathe. She really enjoys it. Tsem Rinpoche
My Oser girl is very photogenic. Tsem Rinpoche
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My Oser girl is very photogenic. Tsem Rinpoche
Vintage stunning thangka of Lord Tsongkapa with many other enlightened beings.
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Vintage stunning thangka of Lord Tsongkapa with many other enlightened beings.
Beautiful antique thangka of Sakya Pandita
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Beautiful antique thangka of Sakya Pandita
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The famous and powerful state oracle of Mongolia- Interesting and must read- https://bit.ly/2Py3QhI
1984 Los Angeles-Left to right: Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, monk assistant to Zong Rinpoche and the 18 year old Tsem Rinpoche prior to ordination. Read more-  https://bit.ly/2C5OM7l
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1984 Los Angeles-Left to right: Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, monk assistant to Zong Rinpoche and the 18 year old Tsem Rinpoche prior to ordination. Read more- https://bit.ly/2C5OM7l
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Today Louise is guiding KISG to promote Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Today Louise is guiding KISG to promote Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Thank you very much to this group of Sunway University students for assisting us with #food #surplus pick up & food surplus #distribution yesterday. If you wish to be a part of this activity, kindly WHATSAPP to 010-3333 260 for further inquiries and booking. Thank you in advance. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you very much to this group of Sunway University students for assisting us with #food #surplus pick up & food surplus #distribution yesterday. If you wish to be a part of this activity, kindly WHATSAPP to 010-3333 260 for further inquiries and booking. Thank you in advance. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Breathing meditation is done before the start of the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Breathing meditation is done before the start of the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Nice picture of teacher Victoria with students during the 2017 Lantern Festival Charity dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
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Nice picture of teacher Victoria with students during the 2017 Lantern Festival Charity dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - KSDS Halloween 2017 held in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS Halloween 2017 held in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
So glad parents & students join the monthly animal liberation before the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad parents & students join the monthly animal liberation before the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Egg sandwich class- Students have opportunity I learn and make their own breakfast. Lin Mun KSDS
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Egg sandwich class- Students have opportunity I learn and make their own breakfast. Lin Mun KSDS
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“Food is the only thing that I have been longing for” - a single mother of two who currently living in Kuala Lumpur city. She mentioned that getting surplus food is not a matter of ignorance but a matter of not being able to afford “fresh” food. This is because when it comes to distributing salary, there are things such as house rental and utility fees that have to come before food. With welfare reforms, benefits being cut and sanctions, this marginalised community find themselves looking for a way to get through another day. #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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“Food is the only thing that I have been longing for” - a single mother of two who currently living in Kuala Lumpur city. She mentioned that getting surplus food is not a matter of ignorance but a matter of not being able to afford “fresh” food. This is because when it comes to distributing salary, there are things such as house rental and utility fees that have to come before food. With welfare reforms, benefits being cut and sanctions, this marginalised community find themselves looking for a way to get through another day. #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Big thanks to Chloe Chan, Tracy, and Mun Mun for helping to send monthly food provision to the urban poor families. With busy lives, it can be really hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. Be one of us by registering yourself at 010-3333260. ❤️ #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Big thanks to Chloe Chan, Tracy, and Mun Mun for helping to send monthly food provision to the urban poor families. With busy lives, it can be really hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. Be one of us by registering yourself at 010-3333260. ❤️ #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Young adults from Sunway College, experiencing awesome, planet saving food from Kechara Oasis, after recycling ~Wai Meng
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Young adults from Sunway College, experiencing awesome, planet saving food from Kechara Oasis, after recycling ~Wai Meng
Andrea received Participation Awards from Pastor Gim Lee. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Andrea received Participation Awards from Pastor Gim Lee. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Julie is very patient to teach and guide the kids to do a good Nagomi Art. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Teacher Julie is very patient to teach and guide the kids to do a good Nagomi Art. Alice Tay, KSDS
The young kids of KSDS have completed and showing their artworks happily. Alice Tay, KSDS
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The young kids of KSDS have completed and showing their artworks happily. Alice Tay, KSDS
The champers learned to clean the place in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice Tay, KSDS
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The champers learned to clean the place in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice Tay, KSDS
Taking refuge to the Three Jewels and prostrate to Guru and Buddha. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Taking refuge to the Three Jewels and prostrate to Guru and Buddha. Alice Tay, KSDS
Wonderful the children sitting in full lotus position and recite mantra together with teacher Laura. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wonderful the children sitting in full lotus position and recite mantra together with teacher Laura. Lin Mun KSDS
DIY toy done by students. Lin Mun KSDS
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DIY toy done by students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children enjoyed the art & craft session during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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