A Long Way from Home | 来自异国的她

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Antoinette with Tsem Rinpoche in front of the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat

 

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Pastor Antoinette Kass first came to Malaysia all the way from half a globe away – Luxembourg to meet His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche in 2011, after getting know and learning Dharma from Rinpoche just from online resources (Youtube, blog, Facebook…). She has always been spiritual and had visited places like Findhorn in search of spirituality. On the first meeting, Rinpoche had a nice chat with her and presented her a Vajrayogini statue to encourage her in the Dharma path.

She did not have personal contact with Rinpoche after that, and yet from that single meeting of just one hour and her promise to Rinpoche to do more Dharma, she has been keeping her promise and is very consistent about it. Since then, she has been coming back to Malaysia yearly to volunteer and learn in Kechara (most of the time did not have the opportunity to meet Rinpoche), and lately made plans to relocate to Malaysia so that she can pursue her Dharma aspirations full-time.

She is from Luxembourg, one of the countries furthest away from Malaysia, she is not super rich, she is not familiar with Asia at all having lived in Europe all her life, she has not a single family member nor friend here, yet just for Dharma and her trust in guru Tsem Rinpoche, she has the courage to go through all the “obstacles” to be near her guru and Dharma.

She has to arrange the logistics herself in relocating, she has to get a car herself so that she can move around without depending on others, no one help her financially, she receives no stipend from Kechara, over the past 4 years she met Tsem Rinpoche personally less than 10 times, in total spent less than 24 hours with Rinpoche, yet it is enough for her to uproot herself from her comfort zone and engage in the path of Dharma for the rest of her life.

Just one month ago, Tsem Rinpoche went to Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) and was going around for photo-shoot and suddenly thought of Antoinette who was also there, so Rinpoche called her along, went around KFR with her and had a chat with her, and encouraged her to go even further and all the way in her Dharma path. And again just from that short meeting and talk, she made up her mind, shaved her head and became ordained as a Buddhist pastor on the holy Wesak Day 2015.

Over the years I have seen numerous students of Rinpoche, many who have the comfort of their home country, received salaries for doing Dharma work, received a lot of gifts and personal care from Rinpoche, received Dharma teachings from Rinpoche for hundreds to thousands of hours, spent personal time with Rinpoche for hundreds to thousands of hours…yet when a little obstacle arose, they dropped everything and left, and some even slander Rinpoche and the organization that had shown nothing but Dharma, kindness and generosity to them all this while.

Antoinette is a shining example of a true Dharma practitioner, who goes all the way just from one meeting with the guru, just from one sentence of advice from the guru.

Thank you Antoinette for being a great inspiration for us Dharma practitioners.

Click here to learn more about Kechara Pastors whom Antoinette is a part of: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=55610

 

Antoinette first met Tsem Rinpoche in 2011, she came all the way from Luxembourg

 

Antoinette in Kechara Puja House making torma

 

Antoinette enjoyed gardening in Kechara Forest Retreat

 

Antoinette bought her own car to get around in Malaysia

 

Antoinette shaved her head and became ordained as Kechara’s Buddhist pastor on the holy Wesak Day 2015

 

Antoinette with Pastor Moh Mei in front of Lama Tsongkhapa in Kechara Forest Retreat

 

Antoinette teaches the Feldenkrais relaxation method in Kechara Forest Retreat

 

 

 

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安托瓦内特•卡斯(以下简称卡斯)来自卢森堡(欧洲西北部的一个小国),她在2011年通过网络得知并向詹杜固仁波切学习佛法,然后前来马来西亚与仁波切 会面。卡斯热衷于追求精神探索,经常到有灵性的地方如英国的Findhorn去。在那一次会面中,仁波切送她一尊金刚瑜伽母圣像以鼓励她的灵修。此后,仁 波切没有再和她联系,但卡斯一诺千金,每年必定前来马来西亚参加克切拉团体的佛法活动,虽然大多数时候都没有机会再见到仁波切。

近年来,卡斯甚至下决心搬到马来西亚长住,好让自己能够更接近上师和全职从事佛法事业。这期间,她必须处理很多搬家的琐碎事情(从欧洲搬到半个地球之远的 马来西亚不是件容易的事),她必须自己买车,她不是很富有,没有人在经济上资助她,她没有领取任何津贴,她一辈子住在欧洲,根本不熟悉亚洲文化,她在这里 举目无亲,也没有朋友,但她还是一一克服了这些“障碍”。就因为那仅仅一次与上师的会面,和上师一句鼓励的话,就足以让她放弃自己的“舒适地带”,只身前 来陌生国度追求佛法。前前后后卡斯见仁波切的次数没有超过十次,相处的时间加起来也没有超过二十四小时。

上个月仁波切去克切拉禅修林拍照,突然想起卡斯也在那里,便邀请她一起去。期间仁波切鼓励她把自己的灵修更提高一层,并全力以赴。卡斯便毅然剃短了头发,并在前几天的卫塞节受戒为克切拉讲法师,为以后出家为僧做好准备。

仁波切身边出现过一些“弟子”,他们之中很多享有住在本土国家的福利和便利,他们从事佛法事业领取薪金,他们从仁波切那里获得了无数小时的佛法开示,还有 礼物和关怀,但是当遇到一个小障碍,就放弃上师放弃佛法立刻走人,有些甚至诽谤曾经细心教导和关怀他们的上师和佛教团体。

感谢卡斯 为佛法修行人树立了很好的榜样,对上师的话一诺千金,排除万难,全力以赴。这才是在佛法修行上获得成就的不二法门!

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  1. Sofi on Apr 18, 2017 at 11:49 pm

    Pastor Antoinette’s spiritual journey with Rinpoche is an inspiration to many of us. I greatly admire her courage and determination in uprooting from her home in Luxembourg to come so far into the East to receive precious Dharma teachings from our highly attained Guru. Her affinity must be strong and after her initial meeting in year 2011, she has committed to being a Kechara Pastor and a Sangha to be. Pastor Antoinette always has a smile on her for everyone and a kind heart that is willing to help. May her aspiration of being a spiritually attained Nun be fulfilled and may she be always blessed by Rinpoche, the Buddhas and special protector Dorje Shugden.

  2. samfoonheei on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow.
    A true and interesting story of.Pastor Antoinette Kass..which i do enjoy reading it. She just simple amazing coming to Malaysia all the way from a place half the globe. Pastor Antoinette sacrifice all to be here in KFR to meet Rinpoche and to become a Pastor.Not easy after all somehow with her determination and will power she over come it.Pastor Antoinette is an example to all.We are blessed to have Pastor Antoinette to spread the dharma teachings of Rinpoche .A big salute to Pastor Antoinette and all the Pastors at KFR .

  3. Jason on Apr 20, 2016 at 2:12 am

    Tonight , I feel like want to support Kechara pastor in financial way so I search the link in Rinpoche’s blog and I found out a article about Pastor Antoinette. I am very admired Pastor Antoinette can sacrifice many things and relocated to KFR to be ordained Pastor. She had to start new life from nothing in KFR .Dharma teachings and sharing are the motivator for her to do that. she will teach us all the dharma teachings given by Tsem Rinpoche.
    I am very proud and blessed to be Kecharian especially we had such a good and
    responsible pastor. I will practice all the dharma and do my best to support Kechara Pastor.
    Thanks Pastor Seng Piow write up to let more people know well on Kechara Pastors.

  4. Stella Cheang on Apr 4, 2016 at 11:38 am

    It is very inspiring to learn about the story of Pastor Antoinette Kass. She first met His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche in 2011. Over the next four years, there were less than 24 hours of personal meeting between Pastor Antoinette and Rinpoche. Yet on Wesak Day 2015, Pastor Antoinette took a bold step forward by shaving her head and joining the big family of Kechara by becoming a Pastor.

    Kechara’s Buddhist Pastors received their ordination from His Eminence, whose vows stem from an unbroken lineage of Tibetan Buddhist masters, tracing all the way back to Lord Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha. Pastors bridge the gap between the ordained Sangha and the everyday practitioner. By holding their Pastor’s vow, they make the Dharma more accessible to people, giving guidance and sharing their knowledge. You may find out more information about Kechara Pastors here : https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/support-the-kechara-pastors.html

    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Seng Piow for this blogpost.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  5. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 31, 2015 at 2:50 am

    Antoinette is a very sincere practitioner of the dharma and very easy to be with and work with her. Looking forward to her spiritual growth.

  6. Li Kheng on May 23, 2015 at 1:18 am

    Pastor Antoinette does not speak a lot and when you ask her to talk about herself, she does not indulge in self promotion. However, Pastor Antoinette does speaks passionately when she shares about Feldenkrais and Bach Flowers because she believes that people can heal through these two “solutions”. Her desire to heal others is not limited, she shares her Bach Flower concoctions generously with the plants and animals in Kechara Forest Retreat!

    It is because of Pastor’s conviction to this cause that I call her our Green Doctor.

    I am glad to have pastor with us and look forward to seeing her benefit the people around her in the Western as well as Eastern hemisphere.

  7. Julia Tan on May 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm

    Like Pastor Seng Piow said, Pastor Antoinette is from the other side of the earth. She knows nothing about our culture and language, she didn’t know anyone here. She’s here for Dharma, when she found H.E. Tsem Rinpoche on the youtube. Having this strong karmic connection with Rinpoche, she came all the way to meet Rinpoche 2011 and today she is already a Pastor nun-to-be. Wow, a true Vajrayana practitioner, fast track!

    Pastor Antoinette,
    You are a very dear friend to have. You had taken a huge step in Dharma in order to serve others better. I rejoice for you ordination. Your determination is very inspiring. Thank you for chosen Dharma path as your life journey. You will bring many to Dharma.

  8. Kevin W on May 15, 2015 at 4:47 pm

    Congrats Antoinette. May the Dharma spreads far and wide under Rinpoche’s guidance. 🙂

  9. Pavara Lam on May 11, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    It is great to see that Antoinette came all the way from Europe to join Kechara. It really is pleasing to see that someone could leave her nice and comfortable home, just to be near the Dharma. Of course such cases are rare, because not many people want to leave their comfort zone and also make the long journey all the way from Europe where life is quite simplified.
    Antoinette was also willing to make life in Malaysia, which could be a bit hard as the weather, language and other factors are different compared to Luxembourg.

  10. Patsy on May 10, 2015 at 10:00 pm

    Congratulations Pastor Antoinette for being ordained as a Pastor and a Sangha-to-be. You have come a long way in search for your spiritual path and you have found your “home” in Kechara. Your faith and trust in H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche and your determination and courage to pursue your spiritual path is an inspiration to many.

    May you always be protected by The Three Jewels. May your spiritual practice grow and may you spread the dharma and help those who are in need.

  11. Uncle Eddie on May 10, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    Dear Pastor Antoinette Kass, following Rinpoche’s unique footsteps, you made your extraordinary journey in travelling across the world from Luxemborg to fulfill your hearfelt desire. That is truly a shinning example of a Dharma practioner. All of us will pray hard for your success to overcome all your future hurdles and obstacles in fulfillment of your selfless desire to bring happiness to others. Our most heartfelt congratulations to you, and may successes crown you constantly! Om mani Padme Hung.

  12. Low KHJB on May 9, 2015 at 7:55 pm

    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for the sharing on Antoinette Kass journey towards her decision to take up the holy vows to become a Pastor.
    We had met her on Wesak Day to witness her ordination along with 2 other pastor.
    We could feel that Pastor Antoinette has a sincere and caring personality .She would be an excellent example to share Dharma knowledge with others as she truly believes in Kechara existence to spread the holy Dharma to all those with interest in transforming their mind through dharma practice.
    Keep it up Pastor Antoinette ,may you find joy in your Dharma sharing to all those in need….

  13. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on May 7, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Pastor Antoinette Kass has come all the way from Luxembourg to pursue her Dharma journey in Kechara under the guidance of Rinpoche. Her persistent effort, hard work, kindness, compassion and selflessness has become our inspiration and motivation to do more for Dharma to benefit many people and all sentient beings. Thank you Pastor Antoinette. May you receive the blessings and protection from the 3 Jewels and all the Buddhas in this lifetime and many future lifetimes.

  14. Datuk May on May 7, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    From bewilderment to serenity and peace. With a face that inspires. These are the phrases I would describe our new Pastor Antoinette, as this is the simple and empowering way she has transformed from arriving in Kechara 3 short years ago.

    It was bewilderment for Pastor Antoinette as Kuala Lumpur is very very different from Luxemburg, but she took it all in her stride based on her strong faith in HE Tsem Rinpoche and His gift of the Dharma to all of us.

    Overcoming her experience of ”strangeness” Pastor Antoinette assimilated into our eastern culture and looking at her now is simply awesome.

    My heart felt wishes and congratulations to Pastor Antoinette.

  15. Andrew on May 7, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    I like this story a lot ask your guru for no thing
    Shave your head and study
    Grow it back again or make a stand against the stainless steel industry.
    And never shave your head.
    The important thing in this series is the answer lives inside you
    You are the guru and the student.
    So having suggested this do the things that bring the maximum happiness to those around you.
    Now consider all things three past present and future then consider all of the dimensions you can not consider

  16. Pee Bee Chong on May 6, 2015 at 11:43 pm

    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for the sharing.
    Congratulation Pastor Antoinette Kass. Your journey is truly aspiring and encouraging. May you have a successfully spiritual journey and all your wishes come true.

  17. Louise Lee on May 6, 2015 at 10:34 pm

    恭喜 Antoinette讲法师. 我记得第一次见到 Antoinette 时,她连要在那里吃东西也不知道。我们大家一起去吃饭,Antoinette 到我们的部门里当义工。 Antoinette讲法师给我的印象非常深刻,非常有礼貌也很谦虚。

    现在 Antoinette讲法师已经在灵修的过程迈向更大步, 我深深的祝福她。

  18. ng on May 6, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    Pastor Antoinette,

    I’m so happy for you. You’ve taken your first steps to everlasting happiness. May you continue to inspire and bless us. May you guide us and may you quickly gain attainments.

  19. Sock Wan on May 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm

    Yes, Pastor Antoinette is a very courageous woman, she left her home and came to Malaysia to pursue her spiritual practice. How many of us can do that? It is like asking us to leave everything we have and go live in Siberia with a group of people who we do not know at all.

    I have always admire her courage. This is how much she values Dharma. I rejoice very much for her when she made the decision to become ordained. I was very moved to see her in white. She radiates the energy of a Sangha, it is my honour to know and work with her.

    Congratulations Pastor Antoinette!

  20. Sharon Ong on May 6, 2015 at 11:24 am

    Am blessed to be able to meet many inspiring people since I joined Kechara and Pastor Antoinette is just one of the many. I wish Pastor Antoinette a beautiful, smooth and successful spiritual journey.

  21. Pastor Antoinette Kass on May 6, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Rinpoche is the main inspiration. He works tirelessly to benefit all of us.
    It is through His hard work, care and skillful means and all of those working together with Rinpoche that Kechara and its 13 departments as well as Kechara Forest Retrait has manifested.

    We have the most precious, our Guru H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche who teaches us Dharma through this blog, Facebook and Twitter. We can read and listen to His teachings at any moment, wherever we are. Teachings are available on CD, DVD as well as on MP3 for free download.

    The many beneficial books written by Rinpoche can be invited through many bookstores as well as through the Internet. Dharma items are available in Kechara Paradise as well as online through http://www.vajrasecrets.com. Even Pujas can be ordered through Kechara and http://www.vajrasecrets.com.
    The Kechara Pastors have many duties from teaching Dharma classes to performing pujas, giving blessings as well as performing animal liberation.

    Rinpoche is very devoted and truly cares for all of us to attain the highest, Enlightenment.

    I am most grateful to my Guru H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche and His organization Kechara and everyone helping to make Rinpoche’s vision come true. I am most honored to be a Pastor and to help others, relieve their suffering and bring them happiness.

    May H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche have long life, health and may all His wishes come true swiftly and smoothly.

    Thanks to everyone who supports Rinpoche’s vision and mission and helps to make Kechara grow to benefit more people and make this world a better place.

    • Jacinta Goh on May 6, 2015 at 3:09 pm

      Congratulations Pastor Antoinette on your decision to becoming a Sangha in the future. Due to this decision, You have put yourself in the forefront to be of tremendous benefits for others, selflessly and tiressly. You have decided to be the example for others instead of hoping others to become one. You have overcome your innermost fear and I am very happy for you. Due to the unknown many have put off this aspiration, let alone walking all the way. Hearing your story has inspired me to have this highest aspiration as well. ( I have never met Rinpoche till now too but I have gained tremendous benefits from His teachings and have benefited those who are close to me too, in a way) We indeed need Sangha members continue practicing, preserving and upholding Dharma teachings as long as we can. Pastor Antoinette, just follow your heart and I really hope you will achieve enlightenment in this very lifetime !!!! Thank you , really proud you!

    • Loh Ann Leong (Penang) on May 8, 2015 at 2:46 am

      Pastor Antoinette, your Dharma journey are truly inspiring, yet facing obstacles but you managed to pull it through.
      Rejoice to you, Pastor Antoinette for choosing the Dharma path by having aspirations to relieve the suffering of others.
      You Pastor have inspired me to do more. Thank you !!

  22. Robert Anderson on May 6, 2015 at 8:41 am

    Congradulations Antoinette!!! Your win is a win for all when its a win for dharma. Great example of going all the way with good devotion and trust. I am very happy for you and your accomplishments. You are a great example to all. You look very happy with your choice. May your accomplishments grow positively daily.

    She has received true wealth wich is the happiness from helping others:)

  23. Pastor Gim Lee on May 6, 2015 at 7:45 am

    Congratulations Pastor Antoinette on your ordination as Buddhist Pastor Sangha-to-be.

    I am very happy and rejoice in your decision to go all the way in Dharma with your sincere motivation to benefit others.

    As one of the few who was in contact with you even before your first visit in 2011 and now working in the same beautiful Kechara Forest Retreat, I must compliment you for your exceptional spiritual progress.

    It is the norm for people who are on the path doing meritorious works to face challenges, and what we’re doing in Rinpoche’s mandala is for a great benefits to others. Similarly, your journey on spiritual path is never a bed of roses, yet you persevered and carried on due to your trust in our Guru and the Dharma itself. You are truly an inspiration to many.

    May you be able to inspire and benefit many more people onto the Dharma path.

    Your friend and sister in Dharma,
    Pastor Gim Lee

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    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/dalai-lama-says-too-many-refugees-in-europe.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 16. 2019 10:52 AM
    The International Mountain Museum is a museum located in Pokhara, Nepal. This expansive museum is devoted to the mountains of Nepal, the mountaineers who climbed them and the people who call them home. It is a showcase of various aspects of the Himalayas mountaineering and has a library with lots of interesting different objects on display for locals as well as tourist. Such as rock samples, information on the reclusive yeti, pictures and stuffed replicas of flora and fauna of the area. There is also a gallery featuring equipment, clothing, professional climbing ropes, and photographs of famous mountaineers. Interesting read and those rare old pictures.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 16. 2019 10:52 AM
    Wow…..Namche Bazaar is the staging point for expeditions to Everest and other Himalayan peaks in the area. It is also is a prosperous market town selling everything from Tibetan artefacts to trekking and climbing equipment for tourist. Its also famous for its homemade yak cheese and butter. As it is situated on the slope of an arch-shaped mountain, one could see the beauty of glorious mountain peaks throughout the valley, day and night.
    This relatively small town is a gateway to the Himalayas of Mount Everest for many …….as a bustling tourist zone as well. Namche Bazaar is renowned for being the first acclimatization spot on the way to Everest region trekking. Would like to visit this beautiful place someday.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/namche-bazaar
  • Chris
    Saturday, Feb 16. 2019 10:17 AM
    Thank you, Rinpoche and the blog team to share with us various large Buddha statues in Malaysia. It is nice to know that Malaysians also appreciate large Buddha statues which are highly beneficial to the entire area where it is located.

    One of the main reason for large Buddha statues to be built is to calm the land. Leishan Giant Buddha is one of the examples of an outdoor Buddha statue that is purposely created to calm the environment down. The Buddha statue is carved from a cliff and it depicts Maitreya Buddha who is very popular in China. The statue overlooks a river which has turbulent waters that caused alot of problem for shipping vessels that travels down the river. After the Buddha statue is being made, the water of the river did calm down. This is just one of the examples.

    Large outdoor Buddha statues are also built to bless the sentient beings that reside in that area. Humans or animals that can see the statue will be planted with Dharmic imprints that will benefit them in their future lives when they are triggered. Unseen beings around the area will also be blessed and pacified by the Buddha statue. That is why having a large outdoor Buddha statue is very beneficial.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/6-incredibl-stunning-big-buddha-statues-in-malaysia.html
  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Feb 15. 2019 04:14 PM
    Have you ever wondered why we should make offering to the Sangha members? The Dharma is still available to us after Buddha Shakyamuni’s passing 2500 years ago because the Sangha members have been keeping it alive. The Sangha members study and learn Buddha’s teachings and then teach the Dharma to other Sangha and lay people like us. To support the Sangha is actually to support the continuance of the Dharma. If there is no more Sangha because of lack of support, the Dharma will also disappear. Since we have so much secular commitment and we are not able to dedicate our lives to spreading Dharma, we should support those who give up their secular lives to uphold the Buddha’s teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/bangkok-monks-and-why-make-offerings.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Feb 15. 2019 04:04 PM
    Why do we make water offerings to the Buddhas? Water offering is an easy and great way to help us to generate merits. We need to have merits in order to support our spiritual practice. By making water offering, we are cutting down our miserliness and is a direct method to create wealth and purify poverty.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/making-water-offerings-to-the-buddhas.html
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  • Pastor Lanse
    Friday, Feb 15. 2019 01:46 PM
    Vertigo is very common. Although most of the time, the underlying causes may not be life-threatening, but the symptoms alone are enough to affect our daily life. This article introduces a quick method (Epley Maneuver) to treat one of the most common type of vertigo which is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. Step by step instructions with pictures and video are included in the article.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/amazing-quick-method-to-treat-your-vertigo
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Feb 15. 2019 11:05 AM
    Piriformis syndrome is an uncommon neuromuscular disorder that is caused when the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve. The piriformis muscle is a flat, band-like muscle located in the buttocks near the top of the hip joint. Piriformis syndrome can be painful, but most people respond well to treatment. It is characterized by hip and buttock pain and many of the causes is still unknown. Piriformis syndrome is effectively treated with physiotherapy and medication in most cases.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this clear insight of Piriformis syndrome.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/do-you-have-piriformis-syndrome
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Feb 15. 2019 11:04 AM
    Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development leading to Insight into the true nature of reality. Buddhism, religion and philosophy that developed from the teachings of the Buddha. Hence there are many places of worship for Buddhists, where Buddhist temples come in many shapes. As listed in the articles , those temples were built in the early centuries were indeed ancients and beautiful. The best known are the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Boudhanath in Nepal, Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India, Borobudur Temple in Indonesia and Wat Arun Bangkok, Thailand. Wish I could visit some of the wonders of the Buddhist world.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/10-famous-buddhist-temples
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Feb 14. 2019 06:42 PM
    Dorje Shugden’s help is very swift and effective, that is why Tsem Rinpoche spreads and promotes Dorje Shugden practice so heavily. He has benefited from the practice himself and he wants us to be helped too. Dorje Shugden arose about 400 years ago, his manifestation is to help modern people to remove obstacles and help the practitioners in their spiritual practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/a-dorje-shugden-miracle
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  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Feb 14. 2019 05:14 PM
    Many people think since the majority in Kelantan are muslims, there will not be many Buddhist worshipping sites. You will be surprised then! There are 3 large Buddhist temples in Kelantan, there are Wat Machimmaram, Wat Pikulthong and Wat Photivihan. Wat means Temple or place of worship. One of the temples houses the largest sitting Buddha statue in Southeast Asia. The statue is about 30m in height and 47m wide。

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/visited-3-buddhist-temples-in-kelantan-malaysia.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Feb 14. 2019 04:57 PM
    Penang is an island located in the north of Malaysia peninsula. It is famous for its food, local delicacy and its beautiful beach. There are many Chinese Buddhists in Penang island when you are visiting Penang, you can go and visit several Buddhist temples. One of the Buddhist temples recommended by Tsem Rinpoche to visit in Penang is this Burmese Buddhist temple. This temple is over 200 years old and there are many beautiful and magnificent Buddha statues in the temple, you will definitely love to see them.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/i-visited-this-great-temple-in-penang.html
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Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
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Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
It is a must read on this incredible master Tagpu Pemavajra who was a great Mahasiddha- https://bit.ly/2Eagu3N
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It is a must read on this incredible master Tagpu Pemavajra who was a great Mahasiddha- https://bit.ly/2Eagu3N
Photo-Rare form of Lady Sindongma or Simhamuka practised in the Bodong Sengdong lineage. Please read more on the practice and benefits of Fierce Goddess Singdongma and the protection She offers- https://bit.ly/2JTMc6O
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Photo-Rare form of Lady Sindongma or Simhamuka practised in the Bodong Sengdong lineage. Please read more on the practice and benefits of Fierce Goddess Singdongma and the protection She offers- https://bit.ly/2JTMc6O
Would love to live here in the forest and have breakfast here daily
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Would love to live here in the forest and have breakfast here daily
My Oser girl loves to sunbathe on the veranda.
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My Oser girl loves to sunbathe on the veranda.
An alluring statue of the Goddess Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) has arrived for me. Take a look and be blessed! She is stunning!- https://bit.ly/2HZRhgx
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An alluring statue of the Goddess Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) has arrived for me. Take a look and be blessed! She is stunning!- https://bit.ly/2HZRhgx
It says when the Buddha was born, all the gods, demigods and asura came to pay homage. Buddha proclaimed it will be his last rebirth in samsara. Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu all came to make offerings to a Universal Monarch (Buddha) during this most auspicious time. This is one of the depictions of that. Tsem Rinpoche
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It says when the Buddha was born, all the gods, demigods and asura came to pay homage. Buddha proclaimed it will be his last rebirth in samsara. Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu all came to make offerings to a Universal Monarch (Buddha) during this most auspicious time. This is one of the depictions of that. Tsem Rinpoche
Sacred Vajra Yogini stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
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Sacred Vajra Yogini stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
Powerful outdoor Dorje Shugden statue at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
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Powerful outdoor Dorje Shugden statue at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
Li Yu is incredibly creative, artistic, imaginative and really can patiently create a beautiful living space and so much art. Amazing-  https://bit.ly/2Ge6k3C
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Li Yu is incredibly creative, artistic, imaginative and really can patiently create a beautiful living space and so much art. Amazing- https://bit.ly/2Ge6k3C
Our Medicine Buddha stops rain- https://bit.ly/2TnGFcG
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Our Medicine Buddha stops rain- https://bit.ly/2TnGFcG
满愿护法多杰雄登: https://bit.ly/2G5xiKY
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满愿护法多杰雄登: https://bit.ly/2G5xiKY
A brand new \"Wish-fulfilling Shrine\" just completed. Beautiful! Please see pictures and video-  https://bit.ly/2Sczh6v
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A brand new "Wish-fulfilling Shrine" just completed. Beautiful! Please see pictures and video- https://bit.ly/2Sczh6v
The ancient and magnificent gigantic Maitreya Buddha of Xumishan Grottoes- https://bit.ly/2VIjCej
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The ancient and magnificent gigantic Maitreya Buddha of Xumishan Grottoes- https://bit.ly/2VIjCej
Do we really need psychics, fortune tellers and people who can change our luck and destiny? - https://bit.ly/2RPy2uN
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Do we really need psychics, fortune tellers and people who can change our luck and destiny? - https://bit.ly/2RPy2uN
California did the right thing! This news makes me very happy and I hope other states in the US and nations will follow suit. - https://bit.ly/2LXo2tg
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California did the right thing! This news makes me very happy and I hope other states in the US and nations will follow suit. - https://bit.ly/2LXo2tg
The extraordinary life of Lady Lhalu- https://bit.ly/2FbkIdj
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The extraordinary life of Lady Lhalu- https://bit.ly/2FbkIdj
So many beautiful flowers....There are more on the others side too. I have offered them to the Buddhas...
1 month ago
So many beautiful flowers....There are more on the others side too. I have offered them to the Buddhas...
Lovely mini statues perfect for small apartments, your work desk or any space. Vajra Yogini who leads you to Kechara Paradise. Manjushri who confirms great wisdom and realizations. Dorje Shugden in his various forms. The perfect trio at around 7.5 inches each. From www.vajrasecrets.com and Kechara\'s Flea market (Naropa\'s Cave).
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Lovely mini statues perfect for small apartments, your work desk or any space. Vajra Yogini who leads you to Kechara Paradise. Manjushri who confirms great wisdom and realizations. Dorje Shugden in his various forms. The perfect trio at around 7.5 inches each. From http://www.vajrasecrets.com and Kechara's Flea market (Naropa's Cave).
Click on picture and read and do share with others. Tsem Rinpoche
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Click on picture and read and do share with others. Tsem Rinpoche
Why bigger Buddha statues are more beneficial | 为何佛像越大、越多越好find out here- https://bit.ly/2FauD2M
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Why bigger Buddha statues are more beneficial | 为何佛像越大、越多越好find out here- https://bit.ly/2FauD2M
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Oser girl loves the balcony so much. She is so cute! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
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CUTE ATTACK!- Oser girl loves the balcony so much. She is so cute! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
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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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. 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 .
Father Spends Quality Time With His Son. See what they do.- https://bit.ly/2Ax5ICN
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Father Spends Quality Time With His Son. See what they do.- https://bit.ly/2Ax5ICN
Liang Jing who found a wonderful organic hat to block out the sun! Liang Jiang is such a polite, well-mannered, easy going young adult who just cooperates with everything you ask him to help with. He is a delightful young person and he helps his dad maintain our organic vegetable patch on Kechara Forest Retreat land in Bentong, Malaysia.
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Liang Jing who found a wonderful organic hat to block out the sun! Liang Jiang is such a polite, well-mannered, easy going young adult who just cooperates with everything you ask him to help with. He is a delightful young person and he helps his dad maintain our organic vegetable patch on Kechara Forest Retreat land in Bentong, Malaysia.
Great father and son team at Kechara Forest Retreat harvesting vegetables.
1 month ago
Great father and son team at Kechara Forest Retreat harvesting vegetables.
Cute little He Wei working with his dad putting Dorje Shugden mantra stones on the grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat. He is very energetic. Tsem Rinpoche
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Cute little He Wei working with his dad putting Dorje Shugden mantra stones on the grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat. He is very energetic. Tsem Rinpoche
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See what 560 monks in Langmu Monastery are doing | 美丽的朗木赛赤寺与560名寺僧 - https://bit.ly/2VtSIqo
Meaning Behind the Fasting Buddha Statue- https://bit.ly/2s7Oh79
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Meaning Behind the Fasting Buddha Statue- https://bit.ly/2s7Oh79
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您有没有想过如何用自己有限的预算来供养大佛像?

看看Julia和大家分享她所制造将要来到克切拉禅修林的9尺多杰雄登佛像的经验。你将学会如何将 放进这大佛像里面来累积无休止的功德给您自己和身边的人。

欢迎你来PJ的克切拉佛教中心或文冬的克切拉禅修林做你的供养货上网 
https://www.vajrasecrets.com/9ft-dorje-shugden-statue-insertion-fund
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See video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q53GTR-Kya0&feature=youtu.be 您有没有想过如何用自己有限的预算来供养大佛像? 看看Julia和大家分享她所制造将要来到克切拉禅修林的9尺多杰雄登佛像的经验。你将学会如何将 放进这大佛像里面来累积无休止的功德给您自己和身边的人。 欢迎你来PJ的克切拉佛教中心或文冬的克切拉禅修林做你的供养货上网 https://www.vajrasecrets.com/9ft-dorje-shugden-statue-insertion-fund
11 Frightening & Unusual paranormal stories- https://bit.ly/2LQ7zGV
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11 Frightening & Unusual paranormal stories- https://bit.ly/2LQ7zGV
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
1 month ago
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
The Phenomena of Oracles among various cultures. Very interesting- https://bit.ly/2s3vTfF
1 month ago
The Phenomena of Oracles among various cultures. Very interesting- https://bit.ly/2s3vTfF
His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche in Heruka Tantric dress
1 month ago
His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche in Heruka Tantric dress
His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche in front of the bodhi tree in Bodhgaya. The bodhi tree Lord Buddha sat under and became enlightened. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche in front of the bodhi tree in Bodhgaya. The bodhi tree Lord Buddha sat under and became enlightened. Tsem Rinpoche
When you don\'t have sangha/centre to bless your Buddha images, here\'s how you can do it yourself- https://bit.ly/2TmtJn2
1 month ago
When you don't have sangha/centre to bless your Buddha images, here's how you can do it yourself- https://bit.ly/2TmtJn2
Lovely people who are so faithful and interested in Dorje Shugden when they visited us. They understand the benefits and embrace the practice. I wish them well, happiness, peace and spiritual growth. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Lovely people who are so faithful and interested in Dorje Shugden when they visited us. They understand the benefits and embrace the practice. I wish them well, happiness, peace and spiritual growth. Tsem Rinpoche
Dear everyone, 


Plse take a peek at this one. Cute and interesting. Don\'t miss it: 




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmC4fYVePms





TR
2 months ago
Dear everyone, Plse take a peek at this one. Cute and interesting. Don't miss it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmC4fYVePms TR
One of my favorite sci-fi movies when growing up as a kid.  It was a B-movie, but somehow it worked & I liked it. :)
2 months ago
One of my favorite sci-fi movies when growing up as a kid. It was a B-movie, but somehow it worked & I liked it. :)
Doing Dharma work and a powerful motivation: https://bit.ly/2EXfeTh
2 months ago
Doing Dharma work and a powerful motivation: https://bit.ly/2EXfeTh
Another piece of beautiful artwork for you to enjoy-please click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
2 months ago
Another piece of beautiful artwork for you to enjoy-please click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
A beautiful Tsunami memorial in Sri Lanka. Such a placid and calm place. A must see- https://bit.ly/2QSV1Vf
2 months ago
A beautiful Tsunami memorial in Sri Lanka. Such a placid and calm place. A must see- https://bit.ly/2QSV1Vf
A touching and moving hug- https://bit.ly/2Q5PtBv
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A touching and moving hug- https://bit.ly/2Q5PtBv
The Reputation of Brave Venerable Geshe Tsultrim Tenzin- https://bit.ly/2RhoWpr
2 months ago
The Reputation of Brave Venerable Geshe Tsultrim Tenzin- https://bit.ly/2RhoWpr
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche the compassionate vidyadhara and yogi. He always manifest wrathful energy on the outside, but on the inside he is filled with compassion. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche the compassionate vidyadhara and yogi. He always manifest wrathful energy on the outside, but on the inside he is filled with compassion. Tsem Rinpoche
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    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
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    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
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    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
    2 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
    2 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
  • Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
    3 months ago
    Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
  • Living off the grid in Australia
    3 months ago
    Living off the grid in Australia
    A Jill Redwood is a jack of all trades, Jill built her own house on her property and lives entirely off the grid with no mains power or town water, mobile reception or television. Living on around $80 a week, Jill has over sixty animals to keep her company and an abundant garden that out serves as an organic supermarket right at her doorstep. Her main expenses are animal feed and the rates on her property. Watch this incredible three minute video and be inspired to live differently.
  • Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
    3 months ago
    Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
  • Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia   |  黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
    3 months ago
    Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia | 黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
  • If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
    3 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
  • It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
  • BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
    4 months ago
    BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
  • Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
    4 months ago
    Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
  • In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
    4 months ago
    In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
  • Neat little video
    4 months ago
    Neat little video
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    1 years ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    1 years ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    1 years ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    1 years ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    1 years ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    1 years ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    1 years ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    1 years ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    1 years ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    1 years ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    1 years ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    1 years ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Teacher Asyley and Teacher Melinda gave some brief explanation to students on Rinpoche’s biography. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and Teacher Melinda gave some brief explanation to students on Rinpoche’s biography. Lin Mun KSDS
The children are so cute  They took  picture in front of Rinpoche. Lin Mun KSDS
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The children are so cute They took picture in front of Rinpoche. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley takes good care of the students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley takes good care of the students. Lin Mun KSDS
Glad that children engage in dharma from young. Lin Mun KSDS
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Glad that children engage in dharma from young. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Kien lead the prostration and mantra chanting before the start of the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien lead the prostration and mantra chanting before the start of the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Students collecting the art stone done by them. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students collecting the art stone done by them. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Melinda is guiding the youngest students to do prostration. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Melinda is guiding the youngest students to do prostration. Lin Mun KSDS
We would like to thank our dedicated volunteers from #Ipoh for assisting us in surplus rescue from #Tesco and #Aeon. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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We would like to thank our dedicated volunteers from #Ipoh for assisting us in surplus rescue from #Tesco and #Aeon. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to Heriot Watt University students and staffs from Asiapay for participating our foodbank delivery activity today. Both groups assisted us in delivering dry provisions and also surplus vegetables rescued from Tesco and Aeon. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you very much to Heriot Watt University students and staffs from Asiapay for participating our foodbank delivery activity today. Both groups assisted us in delivering dry provisions and also surplus vegetables rescued from Tesco and Aeon. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Pastor Han Nee blessing the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
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Pastor Han Nee blessing the birds before releasing them. Lin Mun KSDS
So glad parents & students come together every month to do animal liberation. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad parents & students come together every month to do animal liberation. Lin Mun KSDS
Both mother and daughter are active is Dharma School and the activities. Lin Mun KSDS
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Both mother and daughter are active is Dharma School and the activities. Lin Mun KSDS
Children love this colourful hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children love this colourful hat. Lin Mun KSDS
Ayden making a post with the stylish hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Ayden making a post with the stylish hat. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback, KSDS Graduation 2018 - Benjamin & Wen Yue practicing the mc script. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback, KSDS Graduation 2018 - Benjamin & Wen Yue practicing the mc script. Lin Mun KSDS
DID YOU KNOW? One group of the beneficiary groups our #surplusfood programme really want to target are actually children. Based on our stats, 90% of the #children from the poor we are serving do not have enough or literally no money to spend for food in school. Hence the bread we are giving them are very #useful. So when #children don't have enough food to eat, they tend to have problems concentrating in class & that's the main reason why they tend not to do well in school. Without education they are highly unlikely to break their #poverty cycle. #Facts #BreakTheChains #foodbank #studies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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DID YOU KNOW? One group of the beneficiary groups our #surplusfood programme really want to target are actually children. Based on our stats, 90% of the #children from the poor we are serving do not have enough or literally no money to spend for food in school. Hence the bread we are giving them are very #useful. So when #children don't have enough food to eat, they tend to have problems concentrating in class & that's the main reason why they tend not to do well in school. Without education they are highly unlikely to break their #poverty cycle. #Facts #BreakTheChains #foodbank #studies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
One way to show your love to parents. (Alice showed her DIY card for her parents happily) Alice Tay, KSDS
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One way to show your love to parents. (Alice showed her DIY card for her parents happily) Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS students participated in monthly Animal Liberation. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS students participated in monthly Animal Liberation. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Melinda shared the dharma and explained the qualities to have a good heart and be kind to others. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Teacher Melinda shared the dharma and explained the qualities to have a good heart and be kind to others. Alice Tay, KSDS
Beautiful clay art done by the KSDS students. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Beautiful clay art done by the KSDS students. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Kien guided the students on making and creating nice mala. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Teacher Kien guided the students on making and creating nice mala. Alice Tay, KSDS
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