Haven’s Mini Organic Vege Garden

Apr 27, 2012 | Views: 773

I have never viewed animals as food, but as other beings living on our planet. For a long time now, I have been encouraging my students to take vegetarian vows and many have. Some have taken on vegetarian vows a few times a week, some once a week and some even once a month…

Being vegetarian not only saves lives. It has also been proven many times, both scientifically and through people’s experience, that being vegetarian improves our health and general wellness. I have blogged many stories of people defying the ageing process and of heavy weight champions whom are vegans and vegetarians… do have a read on those past articles.

In recent years, many people started becoming more concerned about buying vegetables from our local grocery store. Unless from the organic section, most vegetables from the grocery store are chemically treated to prevent rotting or bug infestation.

On the other hand, many people still buy non-organic vegetables… for the simple reason that they’re cheaper! It makes a lot of difference for those with big family’s.

Due to all these reasons and more, I decided that we should do something about organic plantation. One of my student’s started an organic garden blog, and the Haven kitchen staff have start a mini vegetable patch! This is our first project planting vegetables that suits the beautiful Malaysian climate. We did this on order to gain experience before we start our large scale vegetable farm at our Kechara Forest Retreat. This project was initiated by our late Dharma brother Justin Ripley… he cleared off an area in the backyard, laid the bricks and filled in rich organic soil a couple of days before he passed away. Thanks for Justin, Levi has been able to do work on this little vegetable patch.

Throughout these few months, Levi has been patiently planting each seed, cultivating the soil and watering the saplings until they have grown into deliciously luscious vegetables! In three short months, we now have fresh leafy green herbs, chillies and just most recently, beautiful Okras!

Below are the results of Levi’s wonderful care for the Haven’s mini vegetable patch!

What do you think? Would you enjoy reaping fresh vegetables from your very own organic patch? Do you want to be a weekend farmer at the Kechara Forest Retreat? DON’T THEY LOOK DELICIOUS???

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White radish and okra… delicious!

 

I have yet to try the passion fruit we have been growing!

 

Levi with the okras she grew!

 

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  1. Stella Cheang on Jan 12, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    Home grown vegetables are always the best because we know exactly what goes into the soil, from the soil what grows and what ends up on our dinner table. Planting okra is a very wise choice because okra has many nutritional components that combat diabetics and lower blood pressure. Thank you for this sharing!

  2. tenzinkhenchen on Apr 29, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    I would love to have my own miniature organic one day. No animals are harmed in the process and the food is extremely healthy. This is a great way to create the causes for larger farms at Kechara Forest Retreat!

  3. Joy on Mar 19, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Everything about Kechara started small from either Rinpoche’s home or from whatever little outlet we have. Like Kechara Saraswati Arts Department, it started from our one and only small Dharma retail outlet in Kechara Paradise SS2 which just a small group of us learning how to paint and insert mantras from scratch… look at what it has become today…http://www.kechara.com/arts/

    This little green patch area was initiated to create the cause for a much bigger purpose. In our little minds, we might think this is just another hobbie… but nothing is ever done randomly by Rinpoche especially when it is a instruction to do so. Justin always liked growing “stuff” and for a long time he has mentioned he wished to have a garden of herbs and veggies for Rinpoche… well he did, and look at what this little small green patch has created the causes for… http://retreat.kechara.com/news/the-green-team/

  4. beatrix ooi on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    This is so cool! It’s very healthy too! I never liked gardening, but my parents do. My mum will be the one who’s in charge of buying, where else my dad will be the one who does the gardening work.
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  5. Yoke Fui on Jun 24, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    Among all the hobbies of modern day people who live in the hustles and bustles of a city, gardening is a very rewarding one. One needs only a few pots of soil, place them at a balcony, sprinkle some seedlings and with some TLC you shall have your own little “garden”.

    One can take gardening as a spiritual training – patience, effort, impermanence etc.

    Gardening has been used as an analogy for merit field – planting the right seeds for the causes we want, removing negative habits like pulling out unwanted weeds.

    In Kechara we have many avid gardeners who look forward to tilling the soil of KFR and be self sufficient at the Retreat Village.

  6. Wan Wai Meng on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    Awesome for using us whatever resources at our disposal and land, plus choosing to also plant in our garden rather than turning it into a concrete place. As the more plants we have all over it serves to offset green house gases and etc. Plus we get more oxygen in the area for everyone. Also nothing sweeter than our home grown vege’s rite.

  7. pat on Jun 19, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Wow..Green Thumbs-up for LEVI,I love organic farming…..My whole family loves gardening…we can just get all the herbs fresh from the garden….pandan leaves,lemongrass,spring onions,mint leaves etc.. and my favourite is always the very spicy chilli padi…

  8. Paul Yap on Jun 19, 2012 at 4:04 am

    oh wow, I love all the growing vegetable, i have been helping my mum plant vegetables since im 7 years. I remember we have egg plants, lady fingers, choi sum, sweet potatoes, bitter gourd, papaya, kangkung. I have been assigned to water them daily, remove the weeds, and put food waste as fertilizer. I remember after washing the rice grain, i pour the wash water into the vegetables farm, and they grow really fast and healthy.

    I enjoy doing those when i was very young. I would love to do organic farm at Kechara Forest Retreat together with many young people in the future, its fun and surely therapeutic

  9. Pastor Susan on Jun 17, 2012 at 8:33 pm

    I used to grow cherry tomatoes when i lived in the US. I worked for a bio organic company, which produces fertilizers made of kelp. That’s when i learnt a little bit more about growing fruits and vegetables the organic way means. It is scary how much poison we are ingesting each day.. and this is one of the risks vegetarians are taking. Organic food can be a little bit more expansive in malaysia so i highly suggest to wash your fruits and vegetables with special washing solution that’s available in organic shops. At least that will remove some of the chemicals.

  10. Louise Lee on Jun 15, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Hahahah Yvonne parent is a vegetarian from many years ago.

    Her father like to plant. Her father Passion fruit tree. but this tree need to replant always 7-8months. If not the fruit come out will not nice and tasty !

    It is very amazing, coz her father also plant a very huge nice aloe vera in a very very narrow space!

    Every weekend i’ll go to her house, then her mum & dad will make drink with this fruit to me. I love it , and enjoy very much !

  11. Darren on May 5, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Another great project again that will help to create awareness on being vegetarians or vegans. Thanks to late Justin Ripley to start out on this mini organic vege garden. By planting these vege, we need to water daily, clear the weeds and checking the soils. Its also a way for us to train our mind to be more aware and discipline.

  12. Erickksiow on May 5, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    Organic Vegetables?? Don’t use any farm chemicals, and those vegetables just need natural fertilizer, sun, water and oxygen only. 3 words can describe Organic foods ( Healthy, Fresh and Sweet )

    Yes Rinpoche, the vegetables look’s Yummy and fresh. And will like to give a hand to KFR organic farm in future.

    Best Regards : Erickksiow

  13. Tenzin Kyabsum on May 5, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the post. Those veggies looks lovely. I can’t help but to notice that the planting of vegetables are somewhat similar to our Dharma practice. Whatever we do/say/think/see, we are indirectly planting a seed in our mind stream.

    With the proper practice,(or in this case sun light, water and soil)our merits will grow just like the plants/tress/flowers.

    I will definitely plant more good ‘seeds’.
    Much care,Jess.

  14. Davin on May 5, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    Wow this is great. The vegetables look tasty. I love self growing organic vegetables. This is really a great idea to have this organic garden. Lets planting vegetable seed, planting dharma seed toward vegans and vegetarianism.

  15. tenzin llhamo on May 5, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    Yes Rinpoche! It looks so fresh and delicious. And yes, I would like to be a farmer in Kechara Forest Retreat although I am not a fan of farming but who cares. Since it’s much more expensive to buy, why not plant our own, right? We can plant for our own consumption and sell them to raise funds as well. Yea! I definitely want to be part of it!
    Thank you Levi for your care and love to grow those plants for Rinpoche…

  16. James Long on May 4, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Yes Justin prepared the Place at the backyard for the organic vegetables to be planted. Justin used to do it in a pot in Ladrang, near the laundry area.

    To choose between Meat and Vegetables, green vege are still the best in spite of the chemical treated. Meat has chemical, antibiotic and hormone, on top of that Bad Karma.

  17. Adrian cho on May 4, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post…
    It was great, if we have a large vegetable farm at our Kechara Forest Retreat. Then we will have organic vegetable that will be more healthy for us…

  18. philyong on May 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Since young, I have been a heavy meat eater..vege did not exist in my vocabulary..until I started to read H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s blog about vegetarianism and animals. Lately, I have been eating more vegs and I feel good about it! I do not know how much positive effect it has on my body/health but at the very least I know I am not part of animal cruelty. I have seen enough videos to know how much torture the animals have to go through prior to us gobbling their meat down into our stomachs.

  19. mayy on May 3, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    It feels great to enjoy our very own vegetables from our own organic vegetable garden. I would love to help out in the vegetable organic farm in KFR! It will be a great way to spend our time and in retreats too. How nice! Imagining myself in KFR tending to the vegetables patches…hehehe.

  20. Uncle Eddie on May 3, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    These would be ideal reasons for us to change our diet to “Organic Vegeterianism” as per understated:- (1) To upkeep non-killing. (2) Vegetarianism, esp. organic, improves Health and general Wellness. (3) Retardation of ageing process and elimination of ‘overweght’ and fatness problems. Nevertheless, we should give our heartfelt thanks to our late Dharma brother, Justin Ripley, for having helped out in the formulation of this vege. programe when he was with us. And to Levi too, for the continuation of Justin’s goodwork. Last, but not least,to our dear, wonderful and compassionate guru, Rinpoche, who is always caring, sharing and giving to all beings.

  21. Junior on May 3, 2012 at 11:34 am

    What a great idea to have an organic garden as the vegetables.Keep up the good work..

  22. JP on May 3, 2012 at 1:19 am

    It’s great that the vegetable patch finally has vegetables growing. I remember when Justin Ripley and Levi first started working on it. Nothing grew except wild grass. hehe.

    I told them, perhaps the birds have eaten the seeds. I’m glad it’s growing so well now. Justin would be very happy to see this. Thank you Levi. Rinpoche can have home grown organic vegetables!

  23. william on May 3, 2012 at 1:04 am

    The other day Levi was so happy showing me the bitter gourd that was growing. She told me that it is getting bigger by the day, She is all excited!!! I guess when you put effort in something and start to see the fruits it bears, you would be happy and proud of it. And that is what Levi is feeling. Levi, one day we will get to eat the white radish soup!!

  24. Pastor Chia on May 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Since i was kids, i remembered early morning i had to followed my mum help to cut veggie at our own vegetable farm to get fresh vegetables for sales. I enjoy a lot because every day watching our own plant vegetable get bigger and bigger daily.

    From my experience, planting organic vegetables need a lot care for watering and cultivating soil , protect the plant away from insect. Develop our patient. Good way for our Dharma practice.

    When KFR land have our own organic vegetables farm at the future. We can promote more earth project and avoiding eating meat.

  25. wan on May 2, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    i used to grow the vegetables when i was young at the school in agriculture subject. The school provided each one of us a small area to grow the vegetable and we dug the soils, put vegetable seed, water it daily until it grow.
    We were very excited and happy when we saw a vegetable seed turn to a small green leave which mean we succeed in it and kept watering until it grow.
    i used to plant Kale, chinese cabbage, lettuce. i still remember the feeling when i waiting for them to grow.

    At home my mum used to grow long bean, lady finger, chili, sweet basil, ginger etc, in that time, most of family will grow their vegetables at home, but now we buy it from the market.

    I can see how levi happy with the vegetables she has been taking care of.

  26. Milly on May 2, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    I would love to be a weekend gardener at KFR. Its a nice feeling when the plants grows well and we harvest the crops. Especially if its planted without causing damage to the environment and insects. We can also relate it to our dharma practice coming to fruition if we practice well.

  27. wahying on May 2, 2012 at 11:07 am

    不要以为只有肉才可以让我们每天的食物甜美,尤其是不放农药和化学物的蔬菜更是甜美。只要是尝试过住家后院栽种的有机蔬菜,现採现吃/煮的人,都知道那可比市场上走过几公里或整百里路来到蔬菜,那鲜滋味更棒。要吃素,不管是在外面用餐还是在家自己煮,即便比以前容易,但还是有不少“限制”。然而这个限制就考我们的创意,更重要的是慈悲—不伤害其他有情的用餐方式。慈悲—从每日盘中餐开始,不妨今天就踏出第一步,从一星期一餐开始到全素!

  28. Siong Woan on May 2, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Nothing better than plucking organically grown vegetables from your own backyard and cook out tasty meals! It’s one of the 10 things I like!

    Thank you Levi for taking the time and effort to grow the veg, this is the first step towards the manifestation of organic farm in KFR.

  29. Jutika Lam on May 1, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    This may be just a small garden but a very healthy and delicious one! Like all the vegetables that she is growing, looks so well taken care of and i really want to try some of those vegetables! And…. Keep up the good work Chef Levi!!!!

  30. Cynthia Ng on May 1, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    Wow.. nice organic vegetable plant! Levi is patiently planting vegetables 🙂 I shall start to plant vegetables and i want to be a weekend farmer at KFR, is nice to spend weekend at KFR with fresh air, natural environment there.

  31. Albert on May 1, 2012 at 2:42 am

    It is very great to see plant grow day by day, being able to eat the food that we planted is very amazing, the satisfaction is really difficult to explain by words. Especially now this is for us to create a cause so that in the future we will be able to do it in a big scale.

    I personally like this farm very much, to plant and to cook for ourselves, starting from beginning until the end, it is all from out efforts.

  32. Helena Chin on May 1, 2012 at 2:00 am

    Wow…this is so cute…Mini Organic vege garden. Although is small but with the effort that Levi has put in. I am sure will have a great harvest hehehe…Good work Levi:)

  33. KH Ng on Apr 30, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    I live in a condo but has many potted plants. Non are eatable I think; save for a glorious pineapple that my wife harvested. Yet to try it. Perhaps we should grow something that we can consume. Yes.

  34. Victor Phang on Apr 30, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    I love fresh, green and chemical-free vegetables. It is definitely nice to see organic way of planting as harmless to environment, human, animals and other small insects.
    I grew up in a farming family. When I was a kid, I got to see, smell and touch vegetables, soil and of course pesticides everyday. But very sad to say, judging from the “attachments” I have now, I don’t have chance to do that anymore. Hopefully one day I can enjoy growing and playing with these green plants again but with organic way. hehe 🙂
    May this day come very soon. I pray _/\_
    Thanks for sharing, Rinpoche.
    Take very good care.
    With love,
    VP.

  35. WT on Apr 30, 2012 at 12:57 am

    What a lovely Vege patch. Thanks to Justin who did the ground work and now Levi who is taking care of it.
    Haven’t been getting time to grow any vege but my mum-in-law and maid have been growing sweet potatoes leaves, ginger, papaya, pandan leaves and lemon grass at the back yard. Today, they showed me the papaya trees bearing fruits. I can see how excited they are. Can’t wait to try the papayas when they are rippen. 😉
    Would be great that I will have the chance to grow the greens at KFR with girls in the nature while at the same time doing work and meditation there. What a great way to spend the weekends and family time.

  36. lucy yap on Apr 30, 2012 at 12:39 am

    It’s a great idea to have an organic garden as the vegetables are more higher in vitamins and mineral content.
    Levi,you are not only a good cook but a good gardener as well!
    Would love to spend the weekends tending to the garden in KFR.

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  38. patsy on Apr 29, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    When I was young, we lived in a house where we have rambutan, starfruit trees and my parents planted the different herbs that’s used for cooking. Even in my grandparent’s house, there were chiku tree, banana tree, guava tree, lemon tree, chili, lemon grass and pandan leaves. It was always a joy to pluck fruits direct from the trees and eat them. Now I missed all these as I am staying in a condo.
    I would love to tend those vegetables in KFR and relive the joy of gardening

  39. Karen Chong on Apr 29, 2012 at 6:12 pm

    An organic garden can make you feel good for many reasons. From seedling, watering till harvesting, no chemicals is used and it’s all natural. Being a vegetarian not only can boost your energy and health, by growing your own organic plants can also uplift your spirit because it gives you an opportunity to take care of the environment.

    Would love my mom to be involved in organic farm in KFR in the future. She loves gardening!

    • yoke fui on May 2, 2012 at 1:19 pm

      Hi Karen,
      Ask your Mom to join me. I would love to be a gardener at KFR. I always find gardening , being with nature very therapeutic and energizing.

  40. Adeline on Apr 29, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    I love organic foods, can’t wait to go help in planting vegetables and fruits in the organic vege garden in Kechara Forest Retreat soon.

  41. henry ooi on Apr 29, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    I believe everyone can and is able to tend to vegetable plots and plants, it’s just getting down and doing it.

    I think what we will have in KFR Organic Veg Patch may be veggies grown from love, care and with lots and lots of fun! I don’t think we may harvest them for sale, at least not now, for there may not be enough even for Kecharians.

    I have a small garden, 144 sq ft, outside my condo and I have tens and tens of leafy and flowering plants including orchids. Unfortunately there are in pots. It will be great for me to tend to vegetables on weekend retreats in KFR.

    • Girlie Ooi on Apr 29, 2012 at 4:34 pm

      Hello brother – when KFR is open for retreats, you can bring your orchids to offer up.
      Remember our home-grown vegetables and fruits lovingly tended by our late grandpa and aunt? I miss those grandpa’s guavas, mum’s chikus and pisang raja, and aunty’s chili-padi.

      • Elena on Apr 30, 2012 at 12:17 pm

        I miss Ar Chor’s nonas! You won’t find nonas like hers anywhere else in Malaysia…I know, I’ve been searching for years! Actually a lot of our family members were gardeners in some way, weren’t they? Ah Kong had orchids and a mango tree in his house as well! Too bad the green thumb wasn’t passed down to me 🙁

  42. MayOng on Apr 29, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    Can anyone just have “green fingers” to grow just about anything? I don’t have it but I admire Levi who can grow their own vegetable patch easily. What a great way to have the same in KFR surround by fresh air, good soil, promote Green environment and being vegetarian.

  43. Thierry on Apr 29, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    Levi, what a beautiful harvest!
    Justin would be happy to see that.
    As they say, world peace starts with making friend with your neighbor, so a green planet starts by making our garden and our plate green…
    I am looking forward to help with the vegetable garden at KFR!

  44. Margaretlee on Apr 29, 2012 at 11:53 am

    Everything starts from a seedling………this is a great way for something big in future for Kechara Forest Retreat.

    I have always love organic farming, I used to have a little small herb gardens in my house in France, where rosemary, thyme, basil, lavander were grown. I love those fresh scent every morning and they give the dishes an extra twist with a handful of crushed leaves.

    And the ex-grand mother in-law of mine taught me how to plant vegatables, she grew her own lettuce, pepper, potatoes and tomatoes in her garden. I still remember how happy I was to see the first little tomatoes growing on the vines..

    Levi, you have a “green thumb” and I can see how well the vegetables are growing under your care…..

    Imagine, no chemical, no pesticides, what a healthy way of living!!!

    I don’t have a garden now but I am seriously thinking of planting some in pots in my balcony.

  45. Irene Lim on Apr 29, 2012 at 9:06 am

    I love self growing organic vegetable patch. It is a great idea that in future KFR will have its own organic vegetable patch to supply to our own people residing there. When we can become more than self sufficient we can sell them to generate revenue for KFR. It is also a Go Green intiative to save our Planet earth and become healthy too.

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    I rejoice to see the 11th Panchen Lama has started to teach, fulfilling his duty as a high lama. The Panchen Lama reincarnation lineage is as important as the Dalai Lama reincarnation lineage. The previous Panchen Lama was highly respected by Tibetans and Chinese, he was a very high lama. The current incarnation has learned from a very qualified teacher and thus he is also very qualified to teach.

    I have seen a video of him speaking in Chinese, he speaks very well and he is also very charismatic. He is still young, I am sure he can do a lot in preserving and spreading Tibetan Buddhism.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/historic-first-kalachakra-initiation-by-the-11th-panchen-lama.html
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 04:03 PM
    In 1987, the China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe was formed. They are a professional performing arts troupe made up of 106 performers with hearing and/or visual impairments or physical disabilities. For the next 20 years, the 106 performers worked hard to turn professional in 2000. By 2004, they gave up their government allowance, began supporting themselves… and started raising money for charities! So beautiful no matter what angle you look at it from.

    Aged between 14-19, they slowly-but-steadily learned the art of dancing through sign language with other trainers. To make up for the lack of one or more of their senses, they put in more time, effort and have immense determination. Determination is the key for all success for anyone.

    For any one dance that they perform, they can spend up to one year practicing it for an average of 6-10 hours a day! Each move that they make is practiced about 100 times!!

    They have acquired international recognition and have performed in highly-recognised venues such as Scala in Milan, Carnegie Hall in New York, The Kennedy Center (for Bill Clinton), the Opera House in Sydney and “The Egg” in Beijing. They have performed in more than 60 countries (10 times in the USA alone), been invited to perform at events such as the closing ceremony of the Paralympics in Athens (2004) and Miss World 2004 pageant… and was designated as “UNESCO Art for Peace” by the Director-General of UNESCO!

    Watch the video on their amazing performance at http://bit.ly/2kwvIsU
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:58 PM
    Daibutsu (or 大佛/大仏) means ‘Great Buddha’ or ‘giant Buddha’ in Japanese. It can also be used informally to refer to a big Buddha statue. One such statue is in Kamakura, Japan. The Daibutsu is a statue of Amitabha Buddha and is called The Great Buddha of Kamakura.

    The statue dates back to 1252 AD, and is of Amitabha Buddha in sitting position. The statue is approximately 13.35 meters tall, weighing approximately 93 tons and is made from bronze. It is hollow and visitors can enter to view the interior.

    According to the temple records, the current statue was preceded by another wooden Daibutsu. A court lady named Inadano-Tsubone, who was an attendant of Shogun Yorimoto, had raised funds together with a priest named Joko. When they collected enough funds, they started the construction work in 1238. That statue took 5 years of construction, but was destroyed after a storm hit the area in 1248. The hall that covered the statue was also destroyed.

    They constructed it again, but this time they collected more funds and made a bronze statue. They then constructed a hall to shelter the statue… but it was yet again destroyed in 1335 during a large storm. The hall reconstructed once again, but a typhoon in 1368 brought it down. The 4th (and final) reconstruction of the hall stood for 127 years, until a tsunami hit Japan and destroyed it. However, the bronze statue remained intact and it has been left under the open air since.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2k4bbvL
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:53 PM
    The serene and majestic Mount Fanjing (or Fanjing Shan 梵凈山), its peaks towering above the cloud banks, is steeped in Buddhist lore and tradition. ‘Fanjing’ (梵凈) means ‘Buddhist tranquillity’. In another explanation, the mountain received its name “Fanjing”, as an abbreviation of Fantianjingtu, a Buddhist term which means “Brahma’s Pure Land”. Mount Fanjing is also called Yuejing (Moon Mirror) Mountain because the temple at its peak can be seen reflected on the surrounding smooth rock on a clear moonlit night.

    Mount Fanjing is part of the Wuling Range in south-western China’s Guizhou Province. Its highest point stands 2,572 meters above sea level and the misty summit is the highest of the entire range. For centuries, both the mountain and the surrounding jungles have been a sanctuary for Buddhist masters seeking solitude in nature. Numerous Buddhist temples are spread across the peaks and slopes, most dedicated to Maitreya and Buddha Shakyamuni. Maitreya, or The Next Buddha, is the patron Bodhisattva of Mount Fanjing.

    Read more about Fanjing Mountain at http://bit.ly/2Qhdnhb
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:44 PM
    In an area of some 120 square kilometres, not far from the picturesque Mount Huangshan, and located in Qingyang County, Anhui Province in China, is a haven that is nestled between the Yangtze River and the Yellow Mountain. Here, in a verdant landscape of pine trees and walls of tall swaying bamboo, lined with streams, waterfalls, hidden caves and rocky configurations, 99 peaks rise up from the soil and protrude through the clouds. The tallest peak is called Shiwang Peak (Peak of Ten Kings) that sits at an elevation of 1,342 metres above sea level. This summit is well known, as are eight of the nearby peaks – Tiantai Peak, Tianwang Peak, Lianhua Peak, Duxiu Peak, Luohan Peak, Wulao Peak, Fuhu Peak and Furong Peak.

    Together, the peaks are known as Jiu Hua Shan (Mount Jiu Hua) or the Nine Glorious/Heavenly Mountains and are considered to be the abode of the Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha, known as Dizangwang Pusa in Chinese.

    Jiu Hua Shan is one of the four holiest sites of Chinese Buddhism. The other three are Mount Wutai in Shanxi province, Mount Emei in Sichuan and Mount Putuo in Zhejiang.

    Read more about Jiu Hua Shan at http://bit.ly/2CNeo8x
  • nicholas
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:36 PM
    Pu Tuo Shan, also known as Mount Putuo is located on an island southeast of Shanghai, in the Zhoushan prefecture of Zhejiang province in China. Pu Tuo Shan is believed to be the bodhimanda (place of awakening) of Avalokitesvara, more familiarly known as Guan Yin in China. Due to this believe, Pu Tuo Shan gained its place as one of the five holy mountains in Buddhism and flocks of pilgrims visit this place all year round to get blessings.



    During the Tang Dynasty, Pu Tuo Shan became the center of Chinese Buddhism solely for Guan Yin, while the silk road was being constructed and developed. Ever since then, Pu Tuo Shan has been the main destination for all Guan Yin worshipers. Guan Yin (or Chenrezig, or Avaloketishvara), resides as the patron Bodhisattva on Mount Putuo.

    Pu Tuo Shan consists of many temples and monastic institutes, besides being a place of study for the holy Dharma, it is also a place where many people visit for geological, marine and forestry studies.

    Learn more about Buddhist Practice in Putuo Shan at http://bit.ly/32Jp0jq
  • sarassitham
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 03:18 PM
    Being together as a family builds family unity, creates wonderful memories for children and is a great way to relieve stress and instill family values. Nice to know about Kechara’s land is rich to to grow organic vegetables that is free of pesticides and chemicals. As we know that organic foods are much more healthier than non organic for many reason. It is pricey but rich in nutrients, minerals and vitamins.

    Though organic foods have become more and more popular recently, parents need to start making the correct choices for their children on a daily basis. Thanks for the sharing, had a good view of the fresh and healthy greenery vegetables. Felt very happy for the son who had a great time to work together with his father.
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 01:49 PM
    Despite of all those hardships, Rinpoche had gone through, with Rinpoche having a strong imprint, courage and determination Rinpoche was where today. Rinpoche had to work at Fotomat, for a living to support himself , got robbed , meeting customers and so forth. Rinpoche yet remained happy as Rinpoche could carry on as usual doing long sadhana of Vajra Yogini and Heruka and many mantras.
    Back at his studio apt of Fenmore Apts, Rinpoche could do sadhana and prostrations in the room while his friends will be singing. Not everyone could concentrate with the noise but Rinpoche could. That’s incredible in such a situation.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing Rinpoche’s encounter happening before during and after Rinpoche met HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Its an encouragement , inspiration for us .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoche-in-an-american-tantric-dress.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 01:46 PM
    Rinpoche was indeed a man of multi task ,from a friend, teacher, planner, writer to a coordinator to name a few. Rinpoche down to earth doing all for everyone,benefiting them more than himself. Wow …Rinpoche for seen in all the constructions of Kechara Forest Retreat . Truly amazing, the planning of the hall and those statues as well . Rinpoche would always involved whatever he could for the benefits of all from A to Z. Rinpoche has such wisdom, compassion, love, care and true connection with all of us.. It’s the connection and humanity of a teacher and that is something really beautiful to see.
    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this with us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-its-all-in-the-details
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 01:44 PM
    Sentient beings come to this present life from their previous lives and take rebirth. Positive karma are created and their imprints remain on the consciousness. H.E. Tsem Rinpoche has always wanted to be a monk, since young. He had a very strong imprints from a previous existence , that Rinpoche enjoyed drawing images of Buddha and keen to read Buddhist books. Rinpoche will somehow go and looked for Buddhist Temple to practice Dharma teachings without his foster parent knowledge. Rinpoche could be a movie star but Rinpoche chose to be a monk where Rinpoche would benefit to all sentient beings. Well, Rinpoche had since kept his vows until the last day . Rinpoche did say before that the happiest days of his life was at the monastery serving his teachers.
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing this short post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-on-being-a-monk

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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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.
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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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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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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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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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!!!
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

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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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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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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.
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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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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    7 months ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    7 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    8 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    8 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    10 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    10 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    10 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    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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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    11 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    11 months ago
    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).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    11 months ago
    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.
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    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.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss 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.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    2 yearss 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
    2 yearss 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.
    2 yearss 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!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 yearss 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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The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
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Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
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