KMP Group is special… Dr Lanse is special…

Mar 25, 2010 | Views: 301

Kechara Media and Publications is a dept of Kechara House that we affectionately call KMP.

KMP is a dept that I conceptualized a few years back to publish our books, writings, thoughts, & videos to have available for the general public.

In the beginning KMP was working out of a rented house and had a few people that really believed in the work. Of course there were a few who didn’t think it would take off, but it did! It has grown to owning it’s own building filled with plenty of full-time talented staff that I am very proud of. The staff are committed to good work, excellent high-standard products which all of KH are proud of. Each product is literally a work of art when it reaches the public’s hands… and a feast for the eyes and knowledge for the soul.

We have received many feedback from people on how beautiful our books and products are, and how much our videos have touched the lives of many people. Yes, touched the lives of many… that is what we live for! I know KMP feels very happy to enrich other people’s lives. I know I love to enrich others lives. So we go well together. That is the best way to live.

KMP has their books all over the major bookstores in Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. We are working on getting them global because we will work hard to achieve it. KMP is a fledgeling Publications and unique here in the east. But all great things come from something small and insignificant in the beginning. KMP is not small and not insignificant, but it will grow bigger that is for sure… KMP are very determined…

We have writers, graphic artists, admin ppl, editors, translators, volunteers, etc etc… and they are good people I am proud to say.

In this picture (above) they are celebrating Chinese writer Yek Yee and Chinese Translator Dr Lanse’s birthdays. They have invited Paul from Kechara Discovery Dept to join them..how nice. They are having some great Indian food… I won’t call them a traitor because they didn’t go to Kechara Oasis (KH’s Vegetarian resteraunt) this time around… hehehe.

Dr Lanse is a medical doctor. She is a straightforward and quiet person that thinks, examines and observes alot. It must be because she is intelligent. When you first see her, she has this, DON’T MESS WITH ME LOOK, hehe, but actually she is very nice.

She is a pleasant person to hang around with and although shows a placid exterior, and has her moods (doesn’t everyone?) is really quite soft inside. A very soft-hearted and even person. She joined KMP because she liked dharma work and really likes to touch people’s lives with her translations. She joined in the beginning just to help, but as she stayed a little longer, then longer and then just stayed. Welcome!!

The KMP group are a bunch of very attractive, fun, crazy, very loud, intense, lively, strange (not autistic… hehe), alternative (in all sense of that word), and off the wall group of people who don’t care what society thinks and just lives their lives helping others. They are very colorful and hard to resist… I mean it. They are a very irresistible lot. They have so much fun, I really don’t know how they get so much work done. And I mean it, they get a lot done… you should see their impressive website of books, videos, Buddha boxes, etc!! They are coming out with like 20 something titles this year again!!!

You see when you do any type of NGO work it benefits many people. It’s harder work, longer hours sometimes, less pay, less material indulgements perhaps. But you are not taking on the ‘sacrifice’ for nothing. You are not enduring lesser of what other people have for nothing. You are not simply having less because you are incapable. You are making a conscious, powerful decision to serve others. You are making a powerful statement that you are going to do more with your life. To benefit others. To enrich the lives of many around you and on this planet. You are in fact doing it for many many many people and non-people but living. Whatever you are doing will save a life, change a perspective for the better, give hope to someone, prevent something ugly to happen to another, encourage and empower others. For that noble and selfless work, you willingly and compassionately have less. You are not less from doing this..contrary, you will be more. You will be a beacon, an inspiration. Your name and work will bring smiles and hope…that is beautiful. That is the type of people that does NGO work which is what we really are. By doing this type of work, you feel happier SHORT AND LONG TERM. Because sacrifice is only sacrifice when you selfishly only think of yourself and in the end that will not get you far. Sacrifice has this connotation that you are giving up something really good for less. But you know what? I don’t agree. Sacrifice is labelled sacrifice when it arises from selfish desires and goals… like I didn’t get something. So doing NGO aka Dharma work is not a sacrifice because you lose nothing and GAIN EVERYTHING. THAT IS RIGHT. YOU GAIN EVERYTHING. You gain happiness, respect, and self respect. It is therefore not a sacrifice at all but a great blessing to do work for others.

Dr Lanse was suppose to go and do her medical practice, but she ended up staying in KMP with us!! Some people might think, what?? You don’t do your medical practice to translate instead??? But you see, Dr Lanse is NOT LIKE OTHER PEOPLE… she does what makes her feel enriched and what’s in her heart. What other people think and say, she will politely listen, but ultimately she listens to her heart. And her heart says she likes to manifest her love to help others through books. KMP really respects her and are so happy to work with her. I know, because they tell me so. I am very happy she works with us and is part of our group. Our group will GET VERY FAR AND DR LANSE IS COMING ALONG WITH US.

Dr Lanse made a selfless decision to benefit others in this way. That is her choice and ultimately no one can say she is wrong or right, because she is intelligent enough to know how she wants to live her precious life. She realizes she can’t live her life in other people’s dreams and projections of happiness. That she needs to live her life in a way that makes her feel empowered, blessed, beneficial and enriched. After all life is short and we can’t live our lives doing something that other people say would make us happy and we know it is not true… because serving others is the real cause of happiness whether you believe in Buddha or not.

I must say, she sets a powerful example to the world of materialism, greed, name/position mongering, and to herself that we can choose to do a work that may not be as materialistically ‘up there’ (wherever that is) to everyone, but we have the courage JUST TO DO IT. That we can’t be swayed by materialism and at grasping titles/names and yet we can be happy. Because we can do something really good. Dr Lanse literally at the last minute choosing to work in KMP instead of going to a medical position totally blows away so many fixed conventions of what we should do, how much we should earn and what title I should have TO BE ‘HAPPY’.

I am proud of Dr Lanse for making a statement to the materialistic world that happiness doesn’t just come from money and having a job that most of society thinks ‘wow’ about. We can’t live on a reputation or the approval of it from other people because in the end we will feel empty and alone. Happiness comes from within when we are really proud of what we are doing. Dr Lanse just throws convention to the wind. In fact that is how KMP is like. They have a lot of ‘unusual’ people who just throws conventions to the wind and just be themselves… great group.

I don’t see Dr Lanse everyday, but knowing she is in KMP makes me really happy. I have alot of exciting ‘plans’ for her in the future. Plans for her and everyone in the future. I can see her having a long, happy, career and involvement in Kechara House especially with (Kechara World Peace Centre) KWPC coming up. I can see her in the beautiful mountains and trees of KWPC later on enjoying the environment. I can see her translating some sacred tantric practices for the Chinese world….she will benefit from it tremendously also not to mention the Chinese speaking world will need it so much..Tantra is rare and very life changing when done correctly.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DR LANSE AND I WANT TO TELL HER THAT I TREASURE HER TALENTS AND HER INVOLVEMENT. I really want to work with her until the end of my life. If I can help her in anyway, she must always let me know. My doors are open for this talented and selfless individual.

Not to forget hardworking Yekyee, I also wish her a merry birthday and many more to come.

Anyone who has the merits to work in KMP or any of the depts of KH, you are special people and very lucky to be working towards something big for others/yourselves. You are special is because you are doing something totally other people wouldn’t conceive of. You may be pioneers in working in dharma as a career, but everything in this world was started out that way. There are ups and downs, but concentrate on the ups. Because eventually the ups become more. Be proud you are working in the dharma and send that message to everyone that meets you and sees that glow in you from serving others. YOU WILL NEVER REGRET SERVING OTHERS OR FINDING YOUR SPIRITUALITY. Our work is totally spiritual. By helping others through our work, we find ourselves.

This great photo of Dr Lanse was taken by Paul literally 15 mins ago and he bluetoothed it to me and here it is. Dr Lanse is glowing….And KMP I ask you to continue to love, support and be there for each other. What makes you successful is not having your books on every bookshelf in the world (although that does help) but the genuine human love and care you nurture each other with. Be altruistic with each other and genuinely care for each other always… thank you!

Much care,
Tsem Rinpoche

P.S. KMP just sent me these dishes of Indian food ( I love Indian food) and I had to show you they got me alot… I’m already as big as yacht… hehehehe

 

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  1. Chris Chong on Mar 20, 2016 at 12:00 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this article. Dr Lanse is indeed very inspirational. Her choice choosing dharma over medical career is totally unconventional. I bet the society will say she must be crazy to make such a choice.

    Rinpoche also mentioned in this article that when we choose dharma work as a career or lifestyle, it is not a sacrifice. Many would think that choosing dharma means sacrificing good future, money and “good” lifestyle. In the contrary, we gain things that are much more precious than money and “good” lifestyle. The most important is we gain happiness that generated from helping others and being compassionate. This kind of happiness is rare and is the best kind.

    Humbly,
    Chris

  2. sweekeong on Jan 3, 2013 at 10:27 am

    KMP has an amazing group of people. It was from their works written by writer Jamie and David that we can see how is it like to be a disciple of a guru. They have close Dharma working relationship with Rinpoche and be able to share their experience into written works with everyone. Dr Lanse’s contribution definitely will increase the Chinese works produced by KMP. 🙂

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  4. Anila on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    Dr. Lanse I won’t say Happy Birthday to you. Its been a few months already since your birthday. But I want to say CONGRATULATIONS! You have joined KMP fulltime. I am sorry to say that I didn’t know you until I spoke to you for the 1st time in KH2 after the Setrap Puja last week. I still don’t know Dr Lanse that well yet. After talking to her I found she is a very simple and humble person. My comment is although she is a Medical Doctor by profession she will be collecting the same merit and will not loose the merits that she will accumulate by joining Dharma. I think this would be the same as both are doing same virtuous work.

  5. Hee Peng (Melaka) on Jul 18, 2010 at 3:58 pm

    Wow! Kechara House is really full of amazing people! People who have left their high pay jobs to take part in dharma works FULL TIME with the selfless motivation to benefit all sentient beings. This is very, very inspiring! It takes a lot of guts and courage to defy the social norms to do something that is “alternative” and yet beneficial to many other living beings, at the expense of oneself.
    I do hope that one day I too have the opportunity and privilege to contribute to such a wonderful organisation.
    Kudos to KMP, which has produced so many wonderful publications that helps to disseminate H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s dharma teaching and words of wisdom to wider group of people, including me myself.
    Ribuan terima kasih.

  6. fang on Jul 10, 2010 at 3:58 am

    Out of the corner of my eye, I spotted a lone character standing in the shadows. She was quite a distance away… pacing back and forth, engrossed in her conversation over the phone. Once in a while, she would stop on her track and take a long, hard drag from the cigarette in her other hand. That was the first impression I have of Dr Lanse on my first day at KMP. Over my 11 months in KMP, we hardly ever had time to sit down together and chat until recently. I have found her to be very considerate and sincere. She is one who hardly ever expresses her emotions outwardly, she has her own ways of showing that she cares – usually through little gestures and her “hey, want to eat lunch arh?”. It is a pleasure to have her as a friend, and colleague.
    ps – I am so very happy announce that she has finally moved on from her Aaron Kwok haircut! Our Dr.Lanse is now sporting a much up-dated do! Very nice!

  7. Deborah on Jul 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    It’s a KMP day today, so many things to say about my fellow colleagues and comrades. I love Dr Lanse!, If I was alternative and single, she’ll be so stalked. Ha!Ha! She is a wonderful human being with a heart of gold. Never angry, never spiteful, never anything negative. She’s always so calm, handling any curve balls thrown at her with the best intentions and the sincerest outcome. She’s also someone who is there to listen to you, your nagging and counsel you till you feel better. Always concerned with the welfare of her colleagues, she’s always there to lend a helping hand. Above all she rises to the challenge of KMP’s Chinese editorial department together with Ms Kok Yek Yee our very own John Wayne (as certain quarters put it) whom we equally love and adore. Together they are coming out with great Chinese language books. So look out for the new titles!

  8. Allan Lee 李栢荣 on Jul 9, 2010 at 1:29 am

    It is 4 months already that I know Lanse. She is such a great person with great personality. Never hesitate to help anyone in need of her help. She will put aside her own interest just to help the person out. How great this is and honestly it is something rare to find in most people in the modern day. She is mostly quiet inside the editor’s room typing away diligently on her works and sometimes she is so engrossed in her work until she do not realise that someone in walking pass her. Sometimes I see her walk pass my room full of thoughts without realising me sitting in my room and when she walk back again she will look very surprised seeing me inside my room. haha…that is Lanse. She is a great friend to me as well as everyone else in KMP, we do not work in an office. We work really work in a dharma house like a family. I am really glad to be part of KMP. Love you guys!

  9. Jay Jae Chong on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    KMP is a power team of the entire Kechara Organization. KMP has got the most youngsters there, and the dynamics is very very strong and lively. With the sacred blessings of Rinpoche, KMP is empowered to rule the entire world with the power of compassion, wisdom and skillful means through the incomparable teachings of the sage and master Je Tsongkhapa.
    Through Rinpoche’s blessings KMP’s new CEO, Liaison Phng Li Kim now heads this group of dynamic people through trials in fine tuning the entire publishing team. This is notably successful with the many publications that has been produced and made known to the entire world.
    As Paris and Davd takes on the role to promote Kechara on its successful upfront, behind the scenes are very powerful people such as Dr. Lanse whom by just joining KMP full time creates a strong wave of inspiration for many more people to quit their mundane life in order to join Dharma full time.
    Way to go KMP! I love u guys!

  10. Peter on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:56 pm

    Terima Kasih Rinpoche!
    KMP is a truly one Dept that always had my curiosity like the cat peeping at the door….
    Always wondering what goes on in their cave that makes them the highlight of the party….
    Li Kim…a memorable woman to me…when I made tears flow from her eyes when she was answering a question during one Sunday Manjusri Dharma class in KH1 that I posed on Rinpoche and next thing I knew, some other ladies started too and next thing I new, it was kleenex time…whew!
    Dr Lanse, met her during the training class for the Tibetan Medicine Buddha Puja…she was fascinated by one story I told…(never mind, it’s between us *wink*) she exudes confidence and capability.. 🙂
    “Be altruistic with each other and genuinely care for each other always…”
    Rinpoche has the heart of a father and beyond. Sadhu!

  11. Yokefui on Jul 6, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Rinpoche’s words hit right on bull’s eye.
    Most people think if you go 100% into spiritual work , something must have gone wrong with your life otherwise why would “normal” people do that?
    Well, in Kechara if you care to mingle around and talk with some of the full time people you’ll find that we are ALL very normal . We are normal with a belief that we can do more meaningful things in life.
    Since I joined KH 5 years ago, more and more young and highly qualified people come on board of the Kechara battleship. They are inspired by Rinpoche and the Organization’s growth.
    Welcome to all the new people in Kechara !

  12. Sharon Saw on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    The Benefits of NGO Work

    I was checking through Rinpoche’s blog for any problems with hyperlinks with the new kechara.com website and I came across this blog post on why we do NGO work. I found it so inspirational that I am re-posting an extract. The original is here. When you…

  13. seonghuat on Mar 30, 2010 at 6:45 pm

    HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY, DR LANSE & YEK YEE!

  14. keng nam on Mar 28, 2010 at 8:17 am

    This is just an amazing blog and Rinpoche is incredible with all his students and the love and care he shares with everyone regardless of race creed or age reverberates through the whole orgnisation and this is the ‘ripple’ effect that we are seeing in Rinpoche’s students who are always looking for ways to help people. And Rinpoche’s fluency in english is a tremendous benefit to the western/english speaking population.

  15. Allan Lee on Mar 26, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Wish you best of health. Was laughing so hard when I read your blog about KMP. KMP is truly an amazing place to be in. Though I am only here less than a month, but I feel that I’m here like forever…. Days pass by as if it is Friday almost instantly. There is not a single day that pass without a burst of laughter. It is truly amazing!!! I really love every moment and everyone in KMP. They make me feel like I’m in a centre of happiness. Though we are all so busy with our works, but we always laugh it out and then we continue responsibilities. As for Dr Lanse, she is totally a great person and so easy to get along with… Hope she can quit smoking soon…hahaz…..
    Love,
    Allan

  16. Tan Sio Chian on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    KMP/ Kechara Media & Publications! You guys are truly crazy, mad, fun and nutty ( some of you love to munch groundnuts like me, hee hee). You know, when I went back to KMP 2 days ago to finally clear my stuff, I felt so at home as though I have never left. KMP is full of great energy. Keep it up and produce more and more great books. I will do my best to promote KMP products at the outlets.
    Happy Birthday Yek Yee and Dr Lanse !!!!!
    Love,
    Sio Chian

  17. stella loh on Mar 26, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Good Day! i am too new to comment too much in here cause there are lots of things that i need to learn and understand. haha! wait for me.. i am trying everyday.. since the day we met at Ladrang coincidentally, Your words and teachings are very valuable to me and thanks for making me CRY!! haha!
    i am so excited as tomorrow would be my very first day for distributing food to the homeless… :)) and i will be doing the 2 hours setrap puja too.. hehe!
    LONG LIVE …. RINPOCHE! i need more of your teaching and blessings!!
    xoxo

  18. Julia Tan on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:07 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful post with us. I enjoy reading every post that Rinpoche posted. It’s so motivated and inspiring. Everyone in the pictures are wonderful people that dedicate their lives to dharma. They work day and night to bring Rinpoche’s teaching to the world. Look at the oven hot Vajra Yogini book in CHINESE!!! It is stunning, loud and sacred. It’s not just a book with beutiful VY pictures but tons of tons of love from Rinpoche that make this book shine!!
    Congratulations KMP. Please continue to be VERY LOUD and CRAZY cause we love it! It wakes people up and says: Hey!! It’s time to join us!! Kechara World Peace Centre is coming up!! Hurry!! look at you guys, tremendous merits and happiness following you everywhere you go. You bring this energy to whoever comes near you.
    Dr. Lanse and Yek Yee happy birthday!! Thank you for being there for the Chinese speaking group. 加油,我会为你们打气!
    Shirley, hurry up!! Rinpoche’s waiting!!!!
    With folded hands, Julia

  19. susan on Mar 26, 2010 at 2:24 am

    Dear Rinpoche
    You are the greatest writer I’ve known because Rinpoche writes from the heart!
    I’d like to add on to what Rinpoche has shared about KMP. When we’re not working but hanging out with each other, we mostly joke, eat together (yes, we eat constantly in KMP) or debate on Dharma topics.
    Since it’s Dr Lanse’s birthday, I’d like to share a little about her. Dr Lanse is always thinking of different ways to share Dharma skillfully with her friends. From the questions she ask, it is obvious she cares for her friends very much. Dr Lanse is intelligent and insightful and is very pleasant to be with. Happy Birthday Dr Lanse!
    A little about Yek Yee…she’s an amazingly tough gal who goes through challenges and difficulties with a smile. We have gone through alot together and have built a very strong bond of care and support for each other’s growth. She’s shared a little of her childhood stories and it blows my mind what she has gone through. I can’t wait for her biography as it will for sure inspire many, many people.
    I remember Yek Yee’s first audience with Rinpoche as a journalist about 4 years back. Since then, Yek Yee has translated so many teachings into books, quarterly Kechara newsletters, website translations, conduct Chinese Dharma classes, nurture the many chinese speakers who comes through Kechara’s door… I am very proud of Yek Yee and rejoice in her efforts. Happy Birthday Yek Yee!!
    love
    susan

  20. David Lai on Mar 26, 2010 at 1:56 am

    Dr Lanse did amazing work and we/I am so proud to have her as our member of KMP. She did tremendous translating work for the Vajrayogini book. Happy Birthday to her, if she is reading this and hope to see her do much, much more translation work and other writings as well. It is such a fun and diverse family this KMP is and not to mention how fun, strange and wonderful leader we have in Li Kim- CEO of KMP. She brought much care, stability and a whole lot of work and laughter along the way….

  21. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Mar 26, 2010 at 1:14 am

    Paris,
    That is super super super funny….that the place you all went to dinner put you guys FAR AWAY FROM THE OTHER TABLES…hehehehe.
    They weren’t sure if this group would be good or bad for business…
    Tsem Tulku

  22. Paris on Mar 26, 2010 at 1:09 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you for giving this crazy, mismatched, strange bunch of people this extremely precious opportunity to be in the Dharma and bring even some small benefit to others through the books. It is never a sacrifice but an HONOUR. I believe this from my heart and there is no where else I would rather be.
    Perhaps it is karma, or some very strange prayers we all made together in a previous life but this large, “strange” extended family is more of a family than many of my real family and again, it is an honour to spend every single day with them. Sometimes, if we don’t see each other for one or two days, or when someone travels out of state for a few days, we ring each other and scream down the phone because we miss each other so much.
    LiKim is right about the loudness… although I agree with her that it’s because we’re just full of expression and like everyone to know HOW MUCH WE LOVE THEM. When we went to dinner tonight, they put us far away from their other customers in a table OUTSIDE so we wouldn’t tear down the house hehe. it’s just cos there’s so much love.
    PS Paul of KD is our automatic honorary member of KMP. We love you too xxx

  23. Li Kim on Mar 26, 2010 at 12:57 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    I laughed when I read Rinpoche’s write up about KMP. Yes, the description of KMP and the people in the team is absolutely the whole truth. We are really a bunch of crazy, creative, yes alternative, moody for sure, off the wall, and most accurately VERY LOUD. Me especially!
    Love, Li Kim
    Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters,
    I am very proud to lead this amazingly lovable team of individuals. They take my spiritual journey to a new level daily. Patience, compassion, humility, care, love, empowerment, encouragement, tenderness, sensitivity – they bring this all out in me. Of course there are the other stuff they bring out too… High speaking volume (my mom calls it screaming but to me it is volume-filled expression, hahaha), quiet self-hair-pulling contemplation, lots of caffeine fixes, and many “Aiyo” moments.
    All said and done, one thing they bring out most in me is laughter! Not a day passes that one of us doesn’t crack some stupid remark which cracks everyone up. At times, in fact most of the time, the remark is at the expense of another. So, on top of it all we at KMP are a thick-skinned bunch of creative and dedicated individuals.
    Come visit us… please bring your own ear-plugs ok. We do not provide as we do not need them. We are immune to loud sounds…
    Enjoy the Chinese Vajrayogini coffee table book! It is our pleasure and honor to have worked with KD to bring all of you this wonderfully insightful book!
    With appreciation,
    Li Kim

  24. Jace Chong on Mar 25, 2010 at 11:55 pm

    I always want to thank KMP for the books they published. I enjoy all the books, and they really help me a lot in my spiritual journey. The books are at my top list of gift choice if i want to give something to my friends and family.
    My world is “wider” after reading every book from KMP, and I wish my friends and family feel the same way too.
    Thanks KMP for the efforts, wish more books especially Chinese books come out and benefits more and more people!! ^^

  25. Dino Goh on Mar 25, 2010 at 11:46 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    This is an amazing article!
    I’m always moved by your powerful, inspiring and beautiful words. I hope there are more people in this world can hear what you say. May I humbly volunteer myself to assist in translating your blog into Chinese? I wish those Chinese educated people will be benefited from it and being updated as soon as the English version is posted?
    Wish you have a good health and long life.
    Thanks and regards,
    Dino Goh

  26. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Mar 25, 2010 at 11:11 pm

    My dear shirley,
    You are fast and quick to immediately read. You should win an award for the BIGGEST KECHARA FAN OF THE YEAR!!! hehehe
    You know, I haven’t given up on you and I am waiting for you to do dharma work 100% in the future. You are talented and fast and you can benefit alot. You write wonderfully bide a way. I wish i can write as good as you…next life..hehehe
    You are like solar energy, we have to ‘harness’ you.
    Seriously, I am waiting for you my dear wonderful student, who deep in your heart you are a good person and generous enough to benefit others. I know you can benefit many…and I am waiting for you…
    Much care,
    Tsem Tulku

  27. Shirley Tan on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:58 pm

    Truly enjoyed this post, Rinpoche. Thank you so much. You have given me the perfect words to explain and share with others on how very precious and special Kechara people are. Especially when they consciously gave up seemingly “better job offers” and higher pays to do what they do in Kechara with loving care. Have reposted and re-tweeted. Thank you again and a very lovely evening to you, Rinpoche.

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  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Nov 18. 2019 04:29 PM
    There are so many sacred mountains in the world. Each of the sacred mountains have their own legends or stories behind them. Mount Kailash is the holiest place in the world viewed by different faiths .
    Some respect these mountain peaks so much that it is forbidden to climb them.For others, climbing the mountain is arduous and a form of purification. So they will climb it as a pilgrimage.Thank you for this nice write up.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2XqkhlS
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Nov 18. 2019 02:02 PM
    There are other places in the world where people reported sightings of tall and hairy human-like creatures. In the Himalayan region, this type of creature is called Yeti. In China, it is called Yeren (wild man). In some Buddhist scriptures, there are also accounts on Yeti.

    I think the bigfoot must be real, or there will not be sightings of creatures like this reported in different places in the world. Sometimes, some creatures don’t like to be disturbed or disturb others, therefore they are hard to be sighted. We have to be opened minded to other beings and be respectful to them so we can live in harmony.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch/the-cowichan-people-gave-him-the-name-%e2%80%9cthumquas%e2%80%9d.html
  • Sofi
    Monday, Nov 18. 2019 11:00 AM
    Voodoo and the Tibetan Leadership

    The word Voodoo is a term used to cover many religious practices, stemming from West Africa. The original religion still has millions of adherents in countries such as Benin, Togo, Ghana and Nigeria, especially among the Fon, Ewe, Yoruba and Kongo peoples. During the 17th and 18th centuries as European colonialists enslaved West Africans and had them forcefully shipped off to the Americas, they took with them their indigenous faith.

    Learn of Voodoo’s origins and the persecutions the practitioners suffered due to misconception. Learn how this relate to CTA’s actions: http://bit.ly/VoodooNCTA
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Nov 17. 2019 09:16 PM
    The Chinese Buddhist Billionaire Who Wants to Fix Your Brain

    Have you ever thought about why it is that people who have EVERYTHING are not happy? Probably because having everything in the world doesn’t actually bring happiness, but only leads to an extremely depressed, empty and bitter life because happiness is from the inside. Therefore it is very refreshing to read what Mr Chen has to say.

    Find out what did Mr. Chen said and how is he going to fix our brains: http://bit.ly/BillionaireFixYourBrain
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Nov 17. 2019 07:08 PM
    Four Sacred Sites of Vajra Yogini in Nepal

    Today, there are five main Vajra Yogini power places in Nepal and, including Sankhu, they are Pharping, Patan, Bidjeswori and Guhyeshwari. The first four accept visitors from all over the world, while Guhyeshwari remains the only Vajra Yogini sacred power place that does not permit foreign visitors.

    Read of Naropa’s close connections with these places: http://bit.ly/4SacredVYSties
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Nov 17. 2019 06:59 PM
    Dorje Shugden Arrives in a Nepali School | नेपाली विद्यालयमा दोर्जे शुग्देनको प्रवेश।

    When visiting the Bhagawan Dorje Shugden Chapel in Chabahil and the sacred Boudhanath Stupa, both in Kathmandu, Megnath just had to share Dorje Shugden with as many people as he could. Even back in his home town, Megnath wanted his friends, family and all the townsfolk to be blessed by Bhagawan Dorje Shugden. This included the local school, right next door to his family home. Just take a look below and see how he shared the sacred practice with many others. He is the type of person who, when he finds something good, he really wants to share it with others. Megnath is a kind, gentle and sincere person.

    Read and rejoice in Megnath’s sharing of Dorje Shugden which will greatly benefit his people: http://bit.ly/DSinNepaliSchool
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Nov 17. 2019 05:23 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the origin of Namkar Barzin, how he became one of the entourage of Dorje Shugden. From this story, we also learned that a high lama has the ability to subdue an unenlightened being and bind it by oaths to help to protect Dharma and Dharma practitioner.

    Since this is the case, there must be a high lama who can subdue Dorje Shugden and bind him by oaths so he does not harm people. Why is that until today, no one manages to subdue Dorje Shugden? The only explanation is Dorje Shugden is an enlightened being, therefore he cannot be subdued. We can safely rely on Dorje Shugden to help us to remove our obstacles in life and provide us a conducive environment to practice Dharma.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/invocation-to-namkar-barzin.html
  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Nov 16. 2019 01:46 PM
    There are many great men in India that we are not so familiar with, Mr. Rabindranath Tagore is one of them. He understood how important education to grow good leaders for the country. He also knew that report card is not everything but it is more important to educate the children about creativity and responsibility. Mr Rabindranath Tagore was very selfish, he believed strongly in his passion and he did everything he could to materialise his idea. He had a great care and passion for humanity, fame to him was not important at all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/rabindranath-tagore-a-beacon-for-humanity.html
  • Pastor Lanse
    Saturday, Nov 16. 2019 01:27 PM
    Alexandra David-Néel was a woman with the “wind beneath her feet”. She was a Buddhist, Orientalist and writer born in France and dedicated her whole life to studying Asian culture and religion, and sharing it with the Western world. In fact, most of her books focus on practices within Tibetan Buddhism. As a Western woman, her dangerous travel to Lhasa, Tibet, which at the time was closed to foreigners, created worldwide renown for her. Here is a short overview of her life and travels:

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/alexandra-david-neel.html

  • Sofi
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 08:32 PM
    Duldzin Drakpa Gyeltsen

    Tsongkhapa praised Drakpa Gyeltsen for his strict mastery of the monastic codes. He is known for his writing on the Vinaya as well as on the Sarvadurgatiparisodhana tantra. Most of his known compositions are currently unaccounted for.

    Learn more of Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s past incarnation and his promise made: http://bit.ly/DuldzinDrakpaGyeltsen
  • Sofi
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 08:13 PM
    Murder in Drepung Monastery: Depa Norbu

    As with any story of success, there always comes with it tales of jealousy and envy. In Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s life story, this is represented in the form of Depa Norbu. It was at Depa Norbu’s hand and under his orders that Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen was murdered. While the run-up to the actual murder differs according to varying traditions, the end result is always the same — a hugely popular lama of high repute, erudite scholarship and unstained reputation was found dead with a khata (ritual silk scarf) stuffed down his throat.

    Learn of the treachery in Tibetan government that is still being practiced today: http://bit.ly/DepaNorbu
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 05:27 PM
    Everyone who visits these places can receive blessings, positive imprints, find an opportunity for introspection, and be inspired by their own potential to gain higher states of mind.

    To date Potala Palace,Jokhang Monastery and Norbuglinka Palace was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Thank you for sharing this informative article which will definitely made things easier for those travelling there.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/374e5Ex
  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 04:25 PM
    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

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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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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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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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
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
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    This is Daw
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    They do this every day!
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    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
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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
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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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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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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
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    8 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.
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    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.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    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
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
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Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
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Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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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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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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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Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
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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)
Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Ice breaking session. 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
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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