Why Setrap in Kechara?

Apr 22, 2011 | Views: 3,357

(By Tsem Rinpoche)

A question from my blog:
 
Rinpoche, why did you choose Setrap for kechara House to practice? I heard that when you were young, you really like Pelden Hlamo. So why do you give Setrap to all of your students? From Losang B
 
Dear Losang,

This is a really good question. Pelden Hlamo is connected to me from my previous lives and She has a very special place in my heart since I was young child. I was very drawn to Her naturally. I would do thousands of Her mantras along with Manjushri and Avalokitesvara on my own when a child. My parents didn’t like it at all and tried to stop me many times, but I did it in secret. The oracle lady in Dharamsala told me to always practice Pelden Hlamo as she is connected to me. Wow..what a blessing..to be connected to Pelden Hlamo.

When I just see Pelden Hlamo’s painting I get very excited, have to prostrate to Her and fold my hands as a child. I would sit in front of Her painting for hours and do Her mantra whenever I can get away from home. The local Mongolian-Kalmuck Temple had a thangka of Her and other protectors such as Mahakala and Kalarupa…but She was very exciting to me.

When I joined Gaden Shartse Monastery, the whole Monastery worships/propitiates Setrap. So I figured when I started my dharma centre I would want it affiliated with Gaden Shartse Monastery so whatever we practice in Kechara would be the same as in Gaden Shartse. Everything and anything Gaden Shartse practices is time tested by thousands of great monks for the past 600 years so THEY CANNOT BE WRONG. So Kechara will have the same practices as in Gaden Shartse so Kechara members will be on the right track and confident in what they are doing.

Secondly, if I was to have people do pujas, it was easier when they went to Shartse, it would be the same as in Kechara. Lastly after I have died, Kechara would be connected to Gaden Shartse and protected by Gaden Shartse binding them together as they have the same practices. My people in Kechara would be spiritually safe being connected to Gaden Shartse with the same practices when I am not here anymore. I want all who are associated with me/Kechara to be safe and ok after I am dead. I owe it to everyone and I care too much not to make sure of that. So if they are in Setrap’s hands, THEY WILL BE SAFE…VERY SAFE AND THAT BRINGS COMFORT TO MY MIND.

I am not a perfect being or have many great qualities, but I do care about my people and others very very very much. So many trust me, but I am not worthy of such trust, so if I place the people who trust me into infallible practices such as done in Gaden Shartse Monastery, then I KNOW EVERYONE WILL BE OK. I know genuine, true and pure dharma will enter all those who are associated with Kechara. I am not without fault, but the so many of the great monks in Gaden Shartse are so highly realized and I trust them. So if they do Setrap, I trust Setrap. Whatever practices they do, I trust them…All practices in Kechara House must come from either HH Dalai Lama, HH Panchen Rinpoche, HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery. There are many other excellent and genuine practices in all Monasteries/lineages/teachers, but I am not familiar with everything, but I am familiar with Gaden’s. So I offer my friends what I am familiar with and that is with respect to all practices and traditions.

I also I cannot just give practices I like, perhaps the practices I like do not ‘suit’ or have affinity with the majority of the people I am associated with. So I cannot give practices to people just because I like it or practice or it’s appropriate for me. I have to share what I think would be good for them…..Their spiritual benefit is the most important factor in all my decisions in anything I do.

I heard many amazing stories on how Setrap helps and is very swift from old holy monks…I was very inspired to bring Him to others. I also met Setrap Himself through an oracle monk taking trance in Gaden years back and I WAS AMAZED AT SETRAP’S ENERGY AND PRESENCE.. I know if I introduce Him to people, he is the real deal and would benefit so many many many people. I know from the Gaden Shartse monks/my gurus that Setrap is a fully enlightened being…so will be a perfect object to have as a protector.

Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, Kenusr Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, Thepo Rinpoche, Drayab Loden Sherab, Kensur Konchok Tsering Rinpoche, Geshe Jinpa of Pukhang House, Geshe Norbu, Gaden Tri Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Lobsang Nyima, Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, Kari Kensur Rinpoche, Nyeakri Gyuto Kensur, and the hundreds of monks in Gaden all rely on Setrap…Setrap must be very special…and He is….all these lamas prove to me Setrap is an unexcelled and potent Dharma protector. Hence, in Kechara House, He is our protector just like in Gaden Shartse Monastery. In Kechara we do a wonderful prayer to Setrap composed by His Holiness the Great 5th Dalai Lama-I really like that prayer so much. If the great Fifth Dalai Lama can compose a prayer to Setrap, then Setrap is very special..as 5th Dalai Lama is a Buddha and cannot make mistakes….

Our Setrap Chapel in Gaden Shartse was blessed by so many high lamas and blessed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama also…I have brought many to visit the Setrap in Gaden Shartse as it’s very holy. Now we have a very blessed and large Setrap statue in Kechara due to the hard work and devotion of so many. This Setrap statue is highly blessed as he was invited from the depths of our hearts.

Those were my primary reasons.

Much luck to you…TR

P.S.  I am not qualified in any way to make up teachings and just pass it to others. Therefore a lineage/source of the practice is very important. When you have a lineage or source, you can rest assured the practice will bear results and you have nothing to worry about. When people trust you, you must hold their trust sacred and give them back what is genuine and real. They have only one spirituality and we cannot ruin it for them..hence a lineage is of the utmost importance. Anything from Gaden Shartse Monastery come from Tsongkapa or His illustrious disciples, so NOTHING CAN EVER BE WRONG WITH THAT no matter how strong our delusions may be.

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  1. Surya Das on Dec 2, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    Was had Setrap mantra been removed from Rinpoche’s YouTube channel and here? Where has Setrap gone now from Kechara? I hear no more talk of Setrap. I still recite his mantra and propitiate only I want to know why it seems Setrap has seemed to vanish from the front. Thank you for any information on this. Bhagavan Dorje Shugden ki jai ho!

  2. Lin Mun on Feb 9, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    We are so fortunate to be in Kechara to obtain the blessing and teaching of Setrap the enlightened Dharma Protector. Setrap has been practised for more than 600 years by many highly attained lamas and it is proven to be a very beneficial practise for all. And here in Kechara we are learning the exact same practise and lineage source of Gaden Shartse Monastery. So blessed. 🙂

    Thank you and appreciate Rinpoche for sharing Setrap’s teaching and practise so it can help us in our spiritual path.

  3. Herman on Feb 11, 2016 at 10:30 pm

    Can somebody HELP me please!!
    I live in Mumbai, India and would like to practice setrup daily. I was wishing to purchase the Setrap Box Set, but from the website it seems quite impossible because of delivery problems to a different country. Can somebody suggest me what should I do? I’ve heard about setrap after listening to a 4 Part lecture on YouTube by Tsem Rinpoche just yesterday and would like to know more. The Box set would be of great help. Does anybody know if there is any store, website or spiritual centre in India where I can get it. A response would be of great help. 🙂

  4. Jennifer on Dec 6, 2014 at 3:36 am

    I have embraced Lord Setrap thanks to his Holiness Rinpoche. I cannot thank him enough for these teachings. Friends of Kechara House, Setrap is real, grab him and never let go. He is loving. I give him black tea everyday and his horse gets a washed apple everyday also.

    May the blessings of Lord Setrap abound on Rinpoche, kechara House and all those who pray to him.

    I got myself a pendant and a thangka of Lord Setrap today! Can’t wait to receive my package from Malaysia.

  5. Pee Bee Chong on Aug 18, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for your compassion and always think about what is good for others. I feel so grateful to Rinpoche and feel lucky that I can learn dharma from Rinpoche who is so humble and compassionate. I wish Rinpoche always happy, long life and healthy to turn the wheel of Dharma.

  6. freon on Jun 16, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    Setrap is an elightenment Dharma Protector, without Rinpoche introduce a Dharma Protector for us, we will not have anyone to turn to when our Dharma practice met obstacles. With Setrap’s help, our obstacles to practice Dharma will be cleared. Not only that, Dharma protector helps us to accumulate merit to be in Dharma. Dharma Protector is like a father holding our hand and guide us to the path of enlightenment. We are so lucky so so lucky to know Dharma Protector.

  7. Felix Kong on Nov 14, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche bring Lord Setrap to Malaysia and we have chance to learn and practice for this Dharma Protector~ Setrap . He is fully enlightenment protector, always be surrounding us , ready to help and protect us swiftly. A lot of peoples attend Setrap Puja in Kechara House every week. Here also have a short Setrap Prayer if unable to join Setrap Puja in Kechara House https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/setrap-prayer-composed-by-tsem-rinpoche.html

  8. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this write-up on Lord Setrap. It does explain very well why Setrap for Kechara.

    With the genuine lineage passed down from holy Gaden Shartse Monastery, the trusts that so many high lamas have towards Setrap and the many evidences that Lord Setrap has helped many beings, we are in good hands as long as we do practices on Lord Setrap sincerely.

    Thank you Rinpoche for introducing and bringing Lord Setrap to us. I feel that it must have been hard for you at the beginning. Being unknown by people in this region, introducing Lord Setrap must have been tough for you.

    Rinpoche always likes to know that people are safe and in good hand. Your compassion manifests in every thing that you do.

  9. WT on May 4, 2012 at 1:56 am

    Thank your Rinpoche for bringing the sacred protector to KL.
    It is such a blessing to be connected with Setrap. For me, Setrap has helped me get out from the sadness and depression due to miscarriage. It has also helped me to have a smooth delivery of Wen Xin last year. I still remember Rinpoche is so kind at that time to do Setrap prayer for my safe and smooth delivery. So compassion of him.
    It also helps me to remove a lot of my obstacles and I can learn and do Dharma.
    Thank you Rinpoche, thank you Setrap. May more people will be blessed and protected by Setrap.

  10. KH Ng on Apr 30, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    I personally has practiced Setrap Puja since 2006 and I vouch for the effectiveness in solving any problems. We are indeed very lucky and grateful for Rinpoche to bring this sacred practice to Malaysia and to the rest of the world via this blog.
    I urge all who read this to practice Setrap daily and for those fortunate enough to be in Malaysia to come to Kechara House Monday (English Puja) and Tuesday (Mandarin Puja) to participate and learn this scared practice. We will be more than happy to share.

  11. yoke fui on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:35 am

    Setrap Puja (Mon & Tues 8pm -9.30pm) at KH gompa is always well attended. Many people experienced results after engaging in the practice sincerely for a period of time.

    Besides attending the group practice at KH Gompa on a weekly basis, any one wishes to take on this as a personal daily practice, can get a Setrap box set from our Souvenir Shop on the ground floor.

  12. Irene Lim on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:49 am

    “Hum,this sandalwood cudgel from the forest in Malaya, In the land of India which from its three doors Dispatched millions of armed forces which subdue demons, is offered to the hand of the great Dharmapala. Accepting it, act to conquer and grind to dust, enemies and obstructers hateful toward Buddha’s Precious teachings and myself the yogi/yogini, together with all the forces in this very instant!….”

  13. Wan Wai Meng on Nov 23, 2011 at 12:34 am

    If Setrap is relied upon by Gaden Shartse for the past six hundred years Rinpoche must have felt it will be more than sufficient also protect all of us. In Kechara protector practises have transformed many people some people loved to gossip fell silent, some feel a deep sense of peace and it calms their minds. The benefit from propitiating Setrap are so many so trust in Dharmapala Setrap-Chen

  14. Grace Leu -KSJC on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:57 am

    How Fortunate am i that able to known Setrap and Rinpoche in this life.My first impression to Setrap is i thought Setrap is Hindusim budhha, and never seen such similiar image before, i felt frignten. After share by Alan, i naturally recite Setrap Mantra until now.The incident happen in yr 2006 was built up my strongest confident on Setrap –Setrap really ALIVE and be ready help us! In Yr2006, my husband -Alan and i driving back from KL to JB after a trip from Thailand. It was a heavy raining day. When our car drove near to Melaka area, I was sleeping and suddenly I was awakened by the car giant strong shaking, I saw Alan in the attempt to control the steering wheel and he looked scared which i never seen before. I feel like a snake car skidded off the runway, the wheels can not be close to the ground. Alan yelled as he strained feel that the car has been rushed forward out of control. My brain at that moment was empty, my eyes look forward and I saw SETRAP Tsa Tsa, automatically we recite Setrap Mantra!repeating and repeating….Miracle happen !maybe less than a minute, i just felt very fast suddenly the whole car is stable and under control, so amazing ! is Setrap saved us! Now i will share Setrap to our friend, family member or anyone who would like known more about Setrap…I truly felt that SETRAP will protect us and ready there when we in need..

  15. Uncle Eddie on Apr 27, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Though Rinpoche said, “Pelden Hlamo is connected to me from previous lives, has a very special place in my heart since a young child, I would do thousands of her mantras along with Manjusri and Avalokitesvara on my own and in secret due to parents objection, and most of all….. to be connected to Palden Hlamo.” Yet when Rinpoche joined Gaden Shartse monastry, the whole monastry worships/propitiates Setrap. Perhaps, in all faithfulness and with solid as a rock devotion to his own monastry, Rinpoche decided that he would want his own dharma centre to have the same protector’s practice as that of gaden shartse monastry. As expressed in his thoughts, he is convinced that “being a fully enlightened being, with a 600 years of time-tested perfect practices by thousands of great monks at gaden shartse, Setrap will be a perfect object to have as a potent dharma protector of Kechara, and that brings comfort to my mind.” Hence, in Kechara House, Lord Setrap is our dharma protector just like Gaden Shartse Monastry to benefit many,many people!

  16. andrew chiam on Apr 25, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for introducing Setrap practice to us.

  17. Lim Han Nee on Apr 23, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you for bringing the Setrap practice to Kechara House.Thank you for thinking of how much it will benefit us now and in the future if we have a lineage Protector practice that comes from Gaden Monastery, thus forging strong ties of Kechara with Gaden, making it our Mother monastery and linking us to all of its over 600 years of lineage practices and chiefly to Tsongkapa’s lineage teachings.

    Setrap practice is very popular in KH, as can be seen from the crowds that attend the weekly Setrap puja and the Setrap retreats. Setrap has helped innumerable people in clearing their obstacles. Hence the help and protection of this Dharma protector is constantly sought by so many.

  18. May Ong on Apr 23, 2011 at 8:33 am

    I have a story to share about faith in Setrap and its mantra. My son was playing in the playground few weeks back riding his bicycle. Suddenly he was approached by a stray dog and he was afraid the dog might come straight at him and hurt him. My son uttered Om Maha Yatcha Tsa Soha a few times as he panicked. In moments the dog just turned the other way and left him alone. He came back telling me what happened and he was shocked that reciting Setrap’s mantra worked to protect him as I have always told him. We can rely on Setrap .. Setrap has his own ways to help us truly

    • Sharon Saw on Mar 7, 2013 at 4:27 pm

      thank you for sharing this story, May… glad to hear that your son has seen ‘proof’ of Setrap’s power at such a young age and i hope he continues to have faith in Setrap. If kids start connecting with Dharma Protector practice from young, they will create the habit of a lifetime which will pass to their next life also. Kechara is so fortunate to receive this practice from Tsem Rinpoche – which provides true protection from life to life.

  19. Leu Chong hin on Apr 22, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    I like setrap puja. thanks for our Guru for introduce Setrap to us

  20. Steve Tobias on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    The 46 Auxiliary Bodhisattva Vows:

    #9. Not teaching someone another aspect of the Dharma which he wishes to learn and which you are qualified to teach, but which is not your own personal practice or interest

    In my opinion, doesn’t follow that one’s personal practice should be the same as their students’.

  21. Terri on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    I don’t really practice Setrap, I practice Amitabha as a protector. But it’s the same thing. With Chinese sweet and sour instead of yak butter. Amitabha is a powerful protector, one day I was walking down the street reciting Namo Amitofo when a crazy person in an SUV tried to hit me. He came by three times and missed three times. I’m not Chinese or Tibetan even. I own a mongolian yurt but I am not mongolian either. I’m native american irish and austrian with some Pennsylvania dutch mixed in for flavor.
    In the short Amitabha sutra it says over and over again that if one is mindful of Amitabha that not only Amitabha will protect them, but all Buddhas will protect them.
    I wasn’t really greedy for protection when I started Amitabha practice I was just wanting a calm meditative experience. I had no idea that it would save my life over and over again.
    But its true what you say about not always getting what you want but what is really best for your practice. At first Amitabha practice was quite calming and helped my meditation a lot… and I really liked it then my life became kinda like up and down like a roller coaster, but the goal is to be mindful on the ride… because the bliss is in the crazyness too.
    The sukhavati is in the dukkha right or wrong?
    I guess if I had gotten everything I wanted I wouldn’t have known Rinpoche.
    🙂

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    Billions of individual animals are violently killed for their flesh every year – whilst others spend almost their entire lives confined in filthy, cramped conditions, where they are forced to produce seemingly endless supplies of eggs or gallons of milk.

    Narrated by and starring Sir Paul McCartney, PETA’s shocking new video takes its inspiration from the most well-known quote in the animal rights movement and offers a brief glimpse behind the walls of slaughterhouses, factory farms, live-animal transport and the fishing industry.

    By teaming up with PETA to produce the powerful video – titled, “Glass Walls” – Sir Paul is helping to uncover the horrific abuse that the meat and dairy industries inflict on animals to provide consumers with cheap burgers, nuggets and other products. He also explains the massive cost to the environment for which the meat industry is directly responsible.

    Billions of individual animals are violently killed for their flesh every year – whilst others spend almost their entire lives confined in filthy, cramped conditions, where they are forced to produce seemingly endless supplies of eggs or gallons of milk.

    Watch the video here at http://bit.ly/2XbaYGj
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Nov 13. 2019 03:21 PM
    The concept of a meatless diet may be a hard sell for many athletes and their fans. The demands of strenuous activity necessary for games/matches or regular practices may require as many as 6,000 calories and 200 grams of protein daily depending upon the player and his or her sport. How can famous vegetarian athletes possibly meet that need without eating meat?

    While plant-based diets have been proven to help reduce the risk of diabetes, cancer and heart disease, as well as speed along the repair of torn muscles and tendons and improve blood and oxygen flow, some still emphasize the difficulty vegetarian/vegan athletes face when attempting to reach their athletic goals. NFL Nutritionist Mitzi Dulan explains that reaching the massive caloric and protein intake levels necessary is easier for some players to reach by eating protein-dense, higher calorie animal foods. However, the body itself more easily processes grains, veggies, legumes and fruit into energy. The only problem, according to Dulan, is that it takes a LOT of the latter foods to fuel NFL player body demands—as well as strict vigilance about the nutrients they’re consuming. Quinoa, beans, hemp, nuts, seeds and vegetarian/vegan protein shakes can help these famous vegetarian athletes meet their needs.

    Let’s meet some famous athletes who’ve gone meatless despite the naysayers and find out how it’s working for these vegetarian athletes at http://bit.ly/2CFdBqi
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Nov 13. 2019 01:56 PM
    Most of us has taken it for granted that we have a connection with Dharma, let a lone met a qualified teacher. When we have met a qualified teacher, we must not let go of the teacher because we are not sure when we will meet a qualified teacher to have him guide us in our spiritual journey. In order to be connected to our teacher and the three Jewels not only in this life but all of our future life times, we must take the opportunity to make offerings and do the practice. Sometimes, our negative karma is so strong that we cannot see the truth, but have faith in our teacher and follow his instruction without having a doubt. When we have purified our negative karma and collected enough merits, we will have the realisation.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/in-the-presence-of-manjushri.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 13. 2019 12:27 PM
    There are no second chances in life, except to feel remorse. Chances are given only once I do believe. If there is, it will be a miracle or considered you are truly lucky. Once you lose it , there is no turning back. One always have a choice and chance, grab it when opportunity come or else it will be too late. Having it , appreciate it once for all before our time is out. Learning , practicing Dharma is the best choice
    I have chosen even though I started late. Its never too late after all ,I found Tsem Rinpoche’s blog and since then it have changed my life.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/are-you-static.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 13. 2019 12:26 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful inspirational quote. Everything is from within ourselves. We gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which we come across. Courage is knowing what not to fear. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self.
    We practice compassion, kindness , caring and respect each other in whatever situation, turning negatives to positive.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/34504.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 13. 2019 12:25 PM
    Timely advice for us. We have little control over the circumstances around us. Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing it. Live our life with the understanding of how precious every single day would be. Our time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life . Engage in those essential activities such as learning and practicing Dharma that will give us true purpose, clarity, and meaningful in life. All of us are worthy if we transform ourselves, turning negatives to positives, laziness to working hard towards our goal in life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-%20%20worthy-words/u-are-worth-it.html
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Nov 12. 2019 08:27 PM
    The Miraculous White Tara of the Majapahit Empire

    Supriyono lived in a village in Indonesia’s East Java Province. In early October 2011, he dreamt of a bluish-red dragon surrounding his village before it finally dived into an old well. Supriyono took the dream as a sign and located the old well in the Brahu Temple complex in the Trowulan sub-district of East Java Province.

    Read about the miracles of this White Tara statue: http://bit.ly/WhiteTaraStatue
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Nov 12. 2019 08:00 PM
    Tales with My Lama: A Snapshot of Rinpoche’s Room

    Tsem Rinpoche had always been a private person and his bedroom was basically his personal domain. However, as a lama or a spiritual guide, Rinpoche would allow a number of his students and friends to intrude upon his personal space for gatherings, meetings and sometimes just to talk or watch a movie on his computer. Many people are probably curious about what Rinpoche’s room looks like and would perhaps like a snapshot that reveals a little bit more of Rinpoche’s world.

    Join Pastor David in his sharing of his direct experiences with Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/RinpocheRoom
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, Nov 12. 2019 07:52 PM
    Postcard from Raymond: “Monk’s Posture”

    To some, it may just look like a photograph of people sleeping on a fast-moving train in China, but it has deep significance. Sprawled around in the picture are men, women and children sleeping, but what is remarkable is the beautiful Chinese Mahayana monk, sitting crossed-legged in meditation posture with his head slightly bent.

    Find out what sparked Rinpoche’s sharing: http://bit.ly/MonkPosture

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more 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)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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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!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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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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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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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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
This is pretty amazing!

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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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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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-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 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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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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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    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.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    10 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    10 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.
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
    2 yearss ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    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
    2 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    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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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
Teacher Kien is teacher for class age 7-9 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien is teacher for class age 7-9 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
Glad to have Chef Anis and Iswan for joining us last night for the food distribution :) ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Glad to have Chef Anis and Iswan for joining us last night for the food distribution :) ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The generous support from sponsors and volunteers have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thanks to Add Hope Malaysia and students from First City University College! #Kechara #foodbank #hungerknowsnobarriers #volunteer ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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The generous support from sponsors and volunteers have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thanks to Add Hope Malaysia and students from First City University College! #Kechara #foodbank #hungerknowsnobarriers #volunteer ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to Rasa Sayang AEON Club team for assisting us with surplus food collection and also distribution last Saturday. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 weeks ago
Thank you very much to Rasa Sayang AEON Club team for assisting us with surplus food collection and also distribution last Saturday. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to James and Jien Howe for conducting the safety briefing to the new volunteers last night. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 weeks ago
Thankful to James and Jien Howe for conducting the safety briefing to the new volunteers last night. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
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Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
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