2 Pastors & 58 Taking Refuge

Oct 27, 2012 | Views: 1,114

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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  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:16 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche was one definitely a modern Lama ,it was Rinpoche that we have online knowledge , learning and practicing Dharma. Being one of the first lamas to recognise the benefits of using the Internet to spread dharma teachings for free. We are very fortunate to have met Rinpoche , whereby we are able to learn, practice Dharma teachings. I myself got to know Rinpoche through his blog . Since I stumbled across Rinpoche blog, there is no stopping for me. I have visited it daily and to increase my Buddhism knowledge . Its amazing each day I learn something new , really interest and inspiring.
    Rinpoche had set the blog to preserve the teachings as taught by his many Gurus. Rinpoche was truly a modern Lama yet maintaining all traditional commitments, guru devotion, daily practices and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands and Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this wonderful post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-the-traditional-modern-lama
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:14 PM
    Helmut Gassner, known as Venerable Gelong Jampa Lungtog is a senior Buddhist monk from Austria. He was an electrical engineer before, and became interested in Buddhism after meeting Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. Throughout his lifetime, he has translated for many high lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and is a strong advocate for the practice of Dorje Shugden. Helmut Gassner were annoyed and upset by the ban of Dorje Shugden by Dalai Lama ,as he knew that the practice of Dorje Shugden is an integral part of the Gaden Tradition. He bravely spoke about it in his speech at the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation in Germany. Its wonderful of him to tell the truth with his experience and knowledge. May more people dare to speck up about the truth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/translator-ven-helmut-gassner-on-dalai-lama-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:42 PM
    Great teachings and inspirational for us to ponder, thank you Rinpoche. Each words and sentence tell us a thousand words. Great things never come from comfort zones, is the result of hard work and hustle over time that one is successful. We ourselves got to put in action as no one else is going to do it for us. Sometimes later becomes never. We have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better and to transform our mind. It might sound like a lot of work but with determination and hard work nothing is impossible in life.
    Thanks again with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/if-you-are.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:39 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Gyatso the second Dalai Lama. Gendun Gyatso previous Incarnations was Gendun Drub the First Dalai Lama b.1391 – d.1474. He was born an extraordinary child, able to speak in song of his previous life and expressing the wish to return to his monastery, Tashilhunpo. Even before he finished his studies , incredibly he could give teachings and give initiations. He was a renowned scholar and composer of mystical poetry, who travelled widely to extend Gelugpa influence. He was remembered as one who built the monastery Chokhor Gyel Metok Tang and involving an extremely important decision of Lhamo Latso. Lhamo Latso is a sacred lake located in southern Tibet where senior Tibetan monks go for visions to assist in the discovery of reincarnations. It is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations in Tibetan Buddhism as to this day. He left a legacy with many volumes of verse, composition, and practice instructions.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:38 PM
    Master Cheng Yen is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, most known for her work as a teacher and philanthropist. She is the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, a non-governmental organization.
    She is involved in various charitable works such as international disaster relief, environmental protection and preservation, community volunteering, health donations and so forth. She is an extraordinary Buddhist nun who has devoted whole her life to helping others,and was recognized internationally with numerous awards to date. Master Cheng Yen continues this noble path of teaching the Buddha Dharma, skillfully revealing how this ancient wisdom is as relevant today, as ever. And, she is a truly inspirational force when it comes to helping us realize that we should put compassion in action by alleviating the suffering of others. She is also known as Mother Teresa of the East to many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:58 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing . FEARLESS is getting back up and fighting for what we want over and over again without giving up. Successful people have no fear of failure they stay open to all possibilities of the outcomes. We embrace change, even change that appears negative by thinking positive. Being fearless is more about who we are, rather than what we do. Fearless people are great, they are full of life, good energy, passion and self-belief. We must try as we never know if we do not try. Keep trying as the success rate is higher than we thought.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/thoughts.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:54 PM
    Happiness is not made by what we own, it is what we share and giving generously and sincerely. A simple gift by June Tang tells all. Given sincerely from her heart on her birthday to Rinpoche . It’s all done without money, that’s very true and that’s what I consider true generosity for sure. Giving what she could. She give all and yet she feel as if it costs her nothing. But to Rinpoche its mean a lot of sincerity We seek to give with an open, pure heart, with no attachment to what we are .
    Quoted… no true spiritual life is possible without a generous heart. Generosity allies itself with an inner feeling of abundance—the feeling that we have enough to share.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/study-groups/its-all-done-without-money.html
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 04:19 PM
    There is no one that can help us, but us. Methods are given, but whether we grasp, apply and practise it is entirely up to oneself. If we don’t change then there is no point in learning the Dharma.
    A transformed mind is our own best protection. That mind can only come from consistent practice over time.When we see results, we will be encouraged to push ourselves more to practice well.Thank you very much for sharing a good article.

    https://bit.ly/2thDjjL
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:26 PM
    Wonderful news ……the Chinese government has introduced a plan to encourage and reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, It’s a great move that China has done in the effort to avoid runaway global warming and for health reasons. The climate campaigners has been hoping for it. New dietary guidelines by the Chinese health officials have recommend and advise individuals to limit their meat consumption. As more evidence of chronic diseases such as heart attack, strokes ,hypertension and so forth are related to meat consumption. And for most to maintain a healthy life styles. They also implement dietary guidelines encouraging the general public to consume plenty of cereals, tubers, whole grains, legumes, vegetables and fruits as well. The Chinese government also put up billboards in attempt to reduce meat consumption by highlighting health risks associated with consuming meat. What we eat contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions and every one of us is responsible. People nowadays are reducing their meat consumption and opting for vegan and plant-based protein to improve their health . Hopefully more countries will follow China reducing the meat consumption. In a way more animals could be save in the slaughter house. And for the future generations to come .
    Thank you for this wonderful news .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/look-what-chinas-doing.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 04:23 PM
    Different parts of the world have each various interesting traditions and customs which individual will celebrate and follow. Religious festivals like Gadhimai festival, which is an animal sacrificial ceremony, and dog meat festival where dogs are slaughtered to celebrate the summer solstice have gathered cultural significance over the centuries. In Gadhimai festival , they believe that animal sacrifices to the Hindu goddess Gadhimai will end evil and bring prosperity. In Spain bulls festival or the Toro de la Vega, bulls are torture and kill. Same goes to the Pero Palo Festival where scared donkey being dragged unwillingly through the packed streets . Drive hunting where dolphins and whales are caught and killed for their meat. All these are some of the hidden cruelty and crime against animals in the world which many are not aware of it and do not want to know. But with social media , more and more got to know about it and are trying to end all these animals cruelty. The Indian officials are cracking down and trying to stop the transportation of animals for this festivals. It is good that the number of animals slaughtered during the Gadhimai festival has dropped sharply over the years. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which happens every year is a gruesome display of the dog meat trade. Chinese officials are doing their best and discouraging people from eating dog meat which is harmful in long term. Recent years there has been a drop in the consumption of dog meat in the China. Many people are aware of the abuses and torture of those poor dogs before been kill as meat. Looking at those pictures in the articles, tells a thousand words of all the suffering of these animals in the moment before death.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Shakila Rajendra for this sharing raising awareness of animals been abuse , torture and so forth.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/crimes-against-animals-the-world-doesnt-want-you-to-know-about.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jan 16. 2020 03:54 PM
    This is what i like about being Malaysia expose with different religion yet there live harmony in society. It is awesome to read about this former Malaysian lady with a big heart and took actions to feed many .
    She understand the pain and sufferings of the people especially students had gone through without food. She was brought up in away she saw how her parents had the unprivileged and she is following their foot steps. Thank you very much for this touching article.

    https://bit.ly/2Ri4suG
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:35 PM
    For centuries, humans have been gazed at galaxies and peered deep inside atoms for more answers to the space. No one knows for sure what it is up there. Scientist, astronomers and so forth are busy scanning the skies for more discoveries and seeking answers to the mysteries of space. World scientists are doing experiments in an effort to gain insight of it. After years of exploration , they are still looking for more discoveries. Interesting discoveries……..of the dark energy, eagle nebula , galaxy , UFO and more of what is existing beyond our imagination.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/top10-space-mysteries.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 08:33 PM
    Peter Byrne is an absolute legend , been an icon, in search for Bigfoot, yeti and Sasquatch or abominable snowmen of the Himalaya. He was a real icon questing for the truth about the Yeti or snowmen. Since his much younger years , he was fascinated in the unknown and the mysterious that turned hunting as a hobby. In one of his hunting trip , he came across a tiger suffering that changed his whole life. From that time he stopped the cruel act of killing animals , ending his 16 years of hunting and founded a non-profit organization called the International Wildlife Conservation Society. He has lived a long and dedicated life in the conservations of animals and in the pursuit of searching for Sasquatch, Yeti and so forth. For decades, he search for Bigfoot, Yeti in the Himalayan has become more of a hobby for him. He has written multiple books on Bigfoot and other aspects of his life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post and sharing of those videos.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/7-parts.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jan 15. 2020 04:45 PM
    This Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain was built in such away that it will deliver healing waters which were energized with natural crystals blessed by High Lamas. Those natural crystals were imbued with the healing energies of Medicine Buddha and Dorje Shugden.
    With the new healing fountain, visitors can bring home the holy healing energy in a bottle. Thank you very much Rinpoche and Kechara for making this Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain available for everyone.

    https://bit.ly/35WE0Mi
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jan 14. 2020 04:27 PM
    This article really inspired me, every year we live is formative year for us as it affects our future life, so we should really let go those bad influence from our parents. What Rinpoche wrote is so true, most of us are either positive or negative after getting influenced by our parents.

    Dharma will make us face ourselves, acknowledge our weak and negative aspects of character and will then guide us to move forward in a positively transformative direction.Thank you very much for sharing this good article with us.

    https://bit.ly/3a28XCh

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One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat's doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
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Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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By the time I heard about Luang Phor Thong, he was already very old, in his late 80s. When I heard about him, I immediately wanted to go and pay my respects to him. - http://bit.ly/LuangPhorThong
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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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.
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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
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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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
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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
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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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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
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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
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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
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