I like Dharma Contemporary… cards!

Jul 8, 2011 | Views: 1,533

 

I decided to record what the cards are all about. Easier to talk and share than type… Enjoy my short video clip.

 

Kechara has just produced a 3-part series of greeting cards!!! There are altogether 39 different scenes/cards/photos:

  • 22 cards for the “Cool Kecharian” series
  • 11 cards for the “Kecharian Life” series (comes in a pack of 22 cards)
  • 6 cards for the “Get A Life” series (comes in a pack of 12 cards)

When you take a look at the cards, remember this: All the models are Kecharians!! They are also produced by Kecharians, together with some of their friends.

I got the idea to make the “Cool Kecharian” series when I saw one of my students’ Facebook profile picture… It was taken in a vintage style (see right).

There are many many talented and beautiful people in Kechara, so I thought why not make a greeting cards series? From that series, “Kecharian Life” and “Get A Life” then came about.

We then got a team together to work on this project, lets call them the “Greeting Card” team hehe. They were:

  • Beng Kooi – Project Manager
  • Andrew Boon – Assistant Project Manager
  • Cynthia Lee – Art Director
  • Han Siew Fong – Producer
  • Jace Chong – Assistant Producer
  • Fang Chang – Talent Director, Designer
  • Ethan Chu – Wardrobe & Props
  • Bryan Ho – Make-Up Artist
  • Eric Choong – Wardrobe and Props
  • Phng Li Kim – Production and Marketing
  • Additional Crew – Karen Chong (assistant wardrobe artist), Kheng San Lee (Props manager, backstage photographer), Darren Loke (Photographer), Dwayne Foong (Photographer), Sun Khiew (Make-up artist) and Shawn Wei (Make-up artist).

I came up with the quotes, model and the scene for each greeting card, and the team did the rest!

During the pre-production period, Jace scouted for suitable locations and took pictures of the area. After short-listing them, Cynthia (Art Director) went to each location to see whether the actual place looked nice.  Some were not so suitable… so for 2 days both Jace and Cynthia would drive around to random places e.g. UPM, Kajang, Sungai Petalah, Semenyih Lake Gardens, Broga Hills.

It took a total of 6 days to shoot, 1 week of planning, 2 weeks to buy the props and wardrobe and 2 weeks for Digital Imaging, Final Retouching and Layout.

The greeting cards were available for the first time ever, during Kechara’s Wesak Fair last week!

They are beautifully done, and behind each of the greeting card is a lot of hard work, care and effort by those involved. They may have looked glamorous in the photos, but there was a lot of sweat and discomfort involved to make the cards look good!!

For the shoot at Broga Hill (“Kecharian Life” series), the call-time was at 4AM. The team (and models) then drove for an hour to the foothill of Broga Hill where they then climbed the hill for 45 mins!! This climb involved using their hands to go up 45 degree slopes in total darkness!

For the shoot at Bukit Jalil (“Cool Kecharian” Series), they spent half an hour looking for a tree which didn’t have big, red ants crawling all over them. A lot of improvisation had to be done on the spot as well. There was a shoot where the team spontaneously rented a table from a nearby coffee shop! Hehe

Art Director Cynthia commented that the team acted professionally, especially Bryan, Ethan and Jace.

With a team made up of different Kecharians, it’s good to see how different people with different expertise can get together to do something for dharma in a fun way!

I have added the cards below to share them with all of you. Please don’t take them… a lot of work went into this! If you want them, they are available for sale online. The beneficiary will be Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK), and the publisher is Kechara Media & Publications (KMP).

You can get them at Vajra Secrets:

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Click on the pictures below to see the captions on the cards….

 

 

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“Kecharian Life” Series

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“Cool Kecharians” Series

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“Get A Life” Series

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Previously I had done cards which came out very nice. Take a look:

Dharma Postcards

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  1. All About Rosaries | Tsem Rinpoche on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:36 am

    […] are casted by Tsem Rinpoche and they are all Kecharians For more cool Kechara postcards, see here: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-soup-kitchen-ksk/kechara-greeting-cards.html… « Amitayus Sadhana […]

  2. Vinnie Tan on Aug 10, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for conceptualising all these different cards that are so beautiful. At the same time, through the quotes and models, it shows us different concepts that we may never know or realize by ourselves. Thank you Rinpoche and Rinpoche’s team for giving us such cards that we can share with others as well for any situation.

  3. Jessica Yap on Dec 16, 2012 at 12:23 am

    I love the greeting cards! of course the one i love the most would be the one of my sister,Pammie! The one with the green Lambo. hehe She looks so snobbish and stuck up. She acts and models well. hehe

    Who says that Dharma can’t be fun? Rinpoche is so skillful in bringing Dharma to people in different ways.

    Thank you team for the beautiful postcards and your hardwork! 🙂

    Thank you, Rinpoche a.k.a the creative director! hehe

  4. sweekeong on Nov 22, 2012 at 10:33 am

    The greeting cards are very nice. It conveys many moods and messages. Each one is very from different from each other. Very unique. I like ‘I love to connect’

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  6. Wei Theng on Aug 26, 2012 at 7:27 am

    These cards are cool and chic and all with deeper meanings behind. I love all of them. The price are affordable too. Great for all occasions. 😉

  7. Joy on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    I loooove these cads! I have never seen any Buddhist cards this hype and cool and funny. Very well done! Congrates to the team who executed this wonderful series. Rinpoche’s always thinking of creative and innovative ways to send a Dharma message to all of us. They are aweeeesome! I especially love the one of Datuk May as Empress Dowager… really looks real and emperial. The message is perfect. So nice, I don’t wanna use them, but I will 😉

  8. tenzin llhamo on Jul 8, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    I really like the cards a lot! They are so beautiful. Thank you to Rinpoche and the team for having the time to come up with these beautiful ideas and made them so meaningful! I had a good time while at the shooting. Love each and everyone of the designs and the quotes from Rinpoche.

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  10. Jay Jae on Jan 5, 2012 at 10:50 am

    I walked into Viva Mall the other day and saw Datuk May’s Empress Dowager portrait and my mouth just gaped open and lost its screws!

    Rinpoche’s idead coupled with the team can really make awesome stuff! I LOVE! hehe

  11. Hui Keng on Jul 10, 2011 at 9:33 am

    Well done! Excellent work from concept to end of production. Everything fits in. Simply a brilliant mastermind. Cheers!

  12. Sean Pang on Jul 9, 2011 at 7:37 pm

    I have the pleasure and privilege of receiving 2 sets of the greeting cards as gifts from a wonderful person with a beautiful soul (and she’s beautiful too!) who introduced me to Rinpoche’s teachings and I’m impressed.

    As a long-time marketer with my own company specialising in branding and marketing, I appreciate the quality of delivery – well done! As a brand new student (pun intended) of Rinpoche’s teachings, I’m in awe at how simply Rinpoche has conveyed profound messages and in a cool, witty, artistic and attractive way.

    They say a picture paints a thousand words but this is truly something else.

    The images and the settings evoke emotions. For me, they are a refreshing inspiration. They probably remind some of us of similar situations we’ve found ourselves in. Others may cringe if the images and what they represent stick a finger into quietly hidden prejudices that are conveniently ignored or dishonestly disguised.

    And if all of these messages fly over the heads of yet some other people, well hey, they’re still cool and generic enough to be sent around. At least the money spent on getting them does some good somewhere else in the world.

    I showed them to friends here in Munich and they sparked off a long conversation that ranged from the similarities of religions (I repeated what Rinpoche said in another video and nodding heads greeted me), women’s role in today’s society (how many women have been voted into powerful positions that can make a difference around the world in the last year alone?), the difference in working styles between men and women (confrontation vs conversation, solution vs resolution)… and of course we discussed at length the concept behind and techniques used in creating and producing the cards… occupational hazard!

    This might be a German phenomenon (Germans love to discuss!) but I think it’s simply magic how the greeting cards created conversations. It’s great that something so “simple” can draw out opinions to be shared, discussed and somehow bring people together, no matter what the differences may be.

    I’m looking forward to more great stuff and I hope that, one day, I will have the privilege and honour to contribute to such projects.

    Congratulations and a heartfelt thank you to Rinpoche and the Kechara team!

    Sean

    • tsemtulku on Jul 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm

      Dear Sean,

      I really like how you explained your feelings, thoughts and reactions to the cards. I personally liked the cards and wanted to convey thought provoking questions through the cards. Whether you are my student or not makes no difference because we are all learning and we can share with eachother. What I appreciate about your comment is you really thought things out very clearly, very orderly and yet I can feel some positive emotions behind what you wrote. I wish to help you on your personal spiritual journey whether you are with me/Kechara or not…as long as you continue on your journey is the important thing.

      What religion we are or not, makes no difference when it comes down to we have to be on this planet together. Let’s recognize the real enemy inside of us and fight that enemy and the ‘enemies’ on the outside will just dissipate real fast.

      I wish very much to add to your spiritual journey as you can help so many more people as you seem intelligent from your post. I will dhl or mail you some items that will help you as a gift from me.

      I have so many more ideas, but I need more professional people to join me and assist. I have the ideas but not the technical know how. My ideas are unending and non-stop so much so sometimes I can’t sleep and have to write things down. Some of my ideas make it because I can get the qualified people to help and some ideas never see the light of day. LOL…But I know many of my ideas can work…

      Please contact Beng Kooi for your information and where I can have it sent. (bengkooi@gmail.com)
      Please remember, we can make a difference, so we should never be overwhelmed into indifference ever. Life is for achieving…achieving for others.

      My prayers and warm regards, Tsem Rinpoche

      • Sean Pang on Jul 10, 2011 at 1:07 am

        Dear Rinpoche,

        I’m not sure if you received my first reply. It’s indeed an honour to receive a personal reply from you.

        I would just like to add that the wonderful person with the beautiful soul who introduced me to your teachings is Christine Wang from Shanghai.

        Although I’m so far away, I’d very much like to support her efforts in founding the Kechara Tea House.

        For 2 simple reasons: because it’s something she believes in and is important to her, and because I love her.

        I received a DVD from Chris where you spoke about Love & Relationships. You said that we should support our partners in what they like doing.

        Well, Chris and I had a difficult time behind us and we separated late last year. During this “break”, Chris started learning from your teachings while I went into deep reflection on my weaknesses, which I’ve been working on.

        I now realised my mistake and recognised that I had too much fear of our relationship failing that it became a self-fulfilling prophecy.

        I may not be able to win back her trust nor do I expect her love for me to go back to what it was before, although I do know that she still loves me. But I’m willing to accept that fate, if it is meant to be. It doesn’t change the fact that I love her and will cherish her. And I will care for her and support her wherever I can.

        I thank you for coming into our lives, Rinpoche. As I wrote in your blog on Failing (JK Rowling), I will pay the price for my mistake but I welcome the prize in finding myself and am grateful also that Chris is finding peace and happiness in what she’s doing now.

        With the greatest respect and warmest regards,
        Sean

        • tsemtulku on Jul 10, 2011 at 1:10 am

          Dear Sean, Thank you for your honesty and letting me know it’s Christine who gifted you with the cards. Christine really wants to learn more on spirituality as she is very bright. I like her. Please contact Beng Kooi regarding items I wish to send you…. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche

          • Sean Pang on Jul 10, 2011 at 2:12 am

            Dear Rinpoche,

            I guess one of your many ideas is keeping you awake now… 🙂

            I have already sent Beng Kooi an email and she has connected with me on Facebook.

            Many thanks in advance for the items, I’m looking forward to them!

            Best regards,
            Sean

  13. Lim Han Nee on Jul 7, 2011 at 8:23 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    When you said that these cards were meant “to share spirituality with people the Kechara way”, these cards, in all their richness and variety, do illustrate to people the spirituality that Rinpoche has always been teaching us about. THey are Buddha Shakyamuni’s teachings on truth and reality in the context of the modern world.

    When you said that “everything in samsara is deception and when we play along with the deception we cannot get out”, these pictures show how we can avoid being drawn into the web of samsara’s deception by first accepting ourselves for what we are.

    Thank you Rinpoche, for the precious opportunity of participating in this project. Thank you, Rinpoche, for the gift of a large framed picture of me in the red cheongsam.As i looked at it, I see myself as just a persona of a lady in that outfit as much as i am just a persona in my current form.

  14. patsy on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    A picture paints a thousand words. What’s there to say except congratulations on the production of these impressive, creative, unique, personalized and well thought out cards!!!Well done.

  15. Jace Chong on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    Like what Ethan said, it’s really fun and a very interesting project!! Thanks Rinpoche for the idea and it’s a pleasure to participate in the execution of the project.

    When I first saw the cards on Wesak Day, i was very excited, all the efforts made good result. I think everybody who involves in the projects have a big smile looking at the cards.

    I hope the cards benefit people in one way or another. And really looking forward for more excited projects!!

  16. ^Cher on Jun 30, 2011 at 12:46 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    When i look at these cards, the first impression that came to me was…WOW, i have never thought that buddhism can be so cool. I am sure this cards will touch and capture many people in the society. It is certainly a very good way to spread buddhism. I am very very impressed. Very well done!

  17. Frederick Law on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:12 am

    all i can say about all these cards is wonderful and beautiful, it idea and concept is simple, yet its very profound in meaning in each of the messages it try to deliver. simply a fantastic idea, as it reflects on our daily life, and impact us through the message it brings to us. i like the empress theme and the teacher-student them alot, as well as the drag queen.

  18. sean decelis on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

    wow very nice, these pictures reflect different depths, inspiring and will touch all sentient 🙂
    thank you

  19. Ethan Chu on Jun 27, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    These cards are beautifully done!!! So creative and fun, and very modern and meaningful. It makes people contemplate on the little quote upon reading the cards. The team had so much fun, and good memories I sure in producing the cards. Many models had fun, some of them were “shocked” upon seeing their outfits and “roles”. However, they enjoyed it and had a chance of “experiencing” what they don’t normally experience.

    Thankyou Rinpoche for this interesting projects, we had much fun. and many people liked it a lot! Can’t wait for the next one .. hehe 🙂

  20. ngeowchin on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:47 am

    I like them all. Every card seem to evoke some memories, feelings, thoughts in me- a funny bone tickled,laughing out loud,regretful,embarassed etc . I guess they are interesting because the themes and messages are reflections and glimpses of ourselves past, present and future. What a fun way to learn about ourselves and realize that amidst the external differences, we all go through life’s situations and ups and downs in much the same way.
    The real difference would be those who decide to make a change to not have to go through it all again in such a meaningless manner but to use this life to realize our fullest potential.

  21. Margaretlee on Jun 27, 2011 at 9:48 am

    What’s more to say…..

    Brilliant ideas, brilliant concepts….
    Excellant coordination, excellant execution….
    Wonderful crew, wonderful teamwork…..

    This is Kecharian spirit!

  22. Josh Akers on Jun 27, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Those cards will be appealing to people of every different type… Of course I like the gangster ones because I play ‘violent video games’… Also I am an Armchair War-Historian… I like the girl fixing the car too… WOWIE! I like a woman who can do things herself. The second ‘part’ of that scene is funny too.

  23. Lim Tat Ming on Jun 27, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I am honoured to be featured in the “accept differences” cards. Thank you for this opportunity. Rinpoche is fun! Kecharians are fun! Kechara events are not only fun but they are also full of Dharma!

    There is simply so much fun playing this part. It brought back memories when i used to go camping and stayed outdoors in the nature.

    How often do we find ourselves waking up in our pyjamas on top of a hill allowing the morning breeze to caress us, breathing in the fresh air, listening to the sound of nature, soaking in the sun rays and savouring the beautiful morning scenery? Many of us in the modern society are so caught up in our hectic lives that we never take the time to experience life like this anymore.

    Accept Differences – this caption is so meaningful. We are so fast and conditioned to judge almost everything that we encounter in our daily lives. What we perceive in an object may not be the same as what others perceive in the same object because we all have different karma.

    I remember years ago Rinpoche had taught us about subject and object. If we are “object”ive, then Enlightenment is impossible. We will be at the mercy of our environment and manifestation of our karma. This is because we get caught up and be entangled with the objects around us! We create further causes of sufferings.

    If we are “subject”ive, we control how we perceive the phenomena around us. If we constantly apply awareness and mindfulness, we can prevent ourselves from being affected by these phenomena around us. We can accept differences! Hence we don’t create new karma but purify whatever karma that ripens upon us. This will eventually lead us to accomplish enlightenment.

    If we realise this, life will be much better for most of us who find life and reality so competitive nowadays. The World becomes a better place to live in. Humans can live in harmony with animals. People of different cultural background, race, and religion can then live in harmony.

    If everything around us is the same like us, it will be so boring. Life becomes more interesting when we start to accept differences.

    • Jace Chong on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:03 pm

      Very well said!!!

  24. Koh Hee Peng on Jun 26, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    Very very nice. Very very beautiful. Kechara has my deepest respect for being able to give their best in everything they do. I love the greeting cards. They are unique and a fine piece of art to me. I am going to buy them and give to my friends. 😀

    • Carmen Koo on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:44 am

      Dear Hee Peng,

      Thank you for your support on VajraSecrets! You really put your words into action. 🙂

      You will definitely enjoy the greeting cards. They are really creative, chic and cool.

      Carmen.

  25. andrew on Jun 26, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    i think they are great..good work!! 🙂

  26. Mercedes on Jun 26, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    Congrats,great work!!

  27. Linda Ortolano on Jun 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    I really love your concept, your eminence. Very beautifully stylized, modern and old, timeless, and unique. Beautiful for it’s self expression. Alot of hard work it took in making them but seems very rewarding for the experience of self expression. Captions are simple yet profound reminders.
    Congratulations everyone, great work, very cathartic for the project itself which can make it cathartic for the viewer.

  28. Miguel Rico on Jun 26, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:D:D:D:D, love the concept very much!!

    Congratulations Tsem Rinpoche and all the sangha at Kechara 🙂

  29. Steve Tobias on Jun 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Thank you for posting all the cards and the video, I like them a lot. The last empress image DOES look the same (http://violetcrush.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/425px-the_portrait_of_the_qing_dynasty_cixi_imperial_dowager_empress_of_china_in_the_1900s.png). It’s amazing how easily Rinpoche can think of a whole new medium to move to, then think of and apply these completely original designs to spread dharma, and how effective they end up being.

    It’s also great learning about the Kecharians, I truly appreciate their personalities and different backgrounds, very interesting and kind group. I have high respect for each of them. I will thank with actions though.

  30. Terri on Jun 26, 2011 at 9:18 am

    They are so beautiful! Congratulations Rinpoche!

  31. Ani Kunzang on Jun 26, 2011 at 8:37 am

    Rinpoche, I will have to wait until after 11pm to watch the video 🙂 But these cards are fantastic. Wildly inspirational, beautifully shot and produced. I LOVE what Kechara does. Thank you for being a conduit, a bridge to bring the Dharma vibrantly alive in so many ways. And your students rock!

  32. Oya on Jun 26, 2011 at 8:15 am

    Hi,
    How can i purchase a poster?
    Oya

    • tsemtulku on Jun 26, 2011 at 8:21 am

      vajrasecrets.com

    • Jon Antony Esposito on Jun 26, 2011 at 11:19 am

      Thank you for sharing this with us! I like what you guys have done & what you continue to do. I look forward to seeing your other projects come to fruition! Bless you guys!!!

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    Sunday, Jan 20. 2019 03:03 AM

    Thank you, Rinpoche for constantly thinking about ways to let us collect more merits in a short amount of time. Rinpoche is so kind to have placed numerous 9ft outdoor Buddha statues around Kechara Forest Retreat for us to circumambulate daily and collect merits. On top of that, Rinpoche also made mantra stones which can be invited from Naropa’s Cave to offer up to their favourite Buddha and placed them around or near the Buddha statue in Kechara Forest Retreat.

    When more people offer mantra stones around a particular Buddha statue, when we circumambulate, it will be more effective. Why? Because each mantra stone represents the Buddha himself because the mantra is the manifestation of Buddha in the sound form. Hence, if the mantra stones are piling up around the statue and we go and circumambulate around the statue, it will be very powerful.

    The whole place will be very powerful and we can get tons of merits and the person who offered the mantra stone will get tons of merits too! This is just one of the many ways that Rinpoche constantly coming up for us to earn merits in a short but effective way. Thank you, Rinpoche for kindness and compassion.

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    Sunday, Jan 20. 2019 12:43 AM
    Why is it important to read the biography of a high lama? Many high lamas have faced downfalls, plots, hatred and backstabbing in their lives. How they deal with them are inspiring and it gives us hopes. We can learn from them how to still be kind and compassionate even though we may be hurt.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/a-group-finished-reading-the-autobiography-of-h-h-kyabje-trijang-rinpoche
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  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Jan 20. 2019 12:04 AM
    Did you know there is a beautiful forest recreational park in Bukit Tinggi, Bentong called Lentang Forest Recreational Park? There are many tall old trees and scattered boulders in this forest reserve, it even has a look for the Jurassic Park in its more isolated areas. It is a very popular recreational choice for visitors on weekends.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/lentang-forest-recreational-park-pahang-state
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  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 09:53 PM
    It is so important to support sangha members. Without them we would not have the opportunity to learn dharma and it continue to degenerate. Sangha members are the one who focus full time into dharma and making sure to spread and benefit all sentient beings. Therefore, we should appreciate their kind effort and support them.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/we-gave-alms-to-the-monks
  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 09:44 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for reminding us to have strong Guru Devotion and practicing it. It is very important as a Buddhist to have this strong relationship with the Guru because he is the one who can lead us to enlightenment.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/great-excerpt.html?fbclid=IwAR3AwANHFFXoqy5WdI1fQnDIA3bbybZoKRlVClyYfdruTHtlN1rNav-OunU
  • Stella Cheang
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:28 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing with us what constitute a good presentation of a debatable topic. Evidence of visitors from space had been recorded in many civilisation throughout history, it even appeared in the volumes in Tibetan Buddhism scriptures. The fiery chariots of the “Gods” in those ancient records resemble spacecraft by today’s standard. It leads me to feel that as mankind gain more knowledge of the wider horizon of living beings, we are getting closer to realising how small we actually are.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/chariots-of-the-gods.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:23 PM
    Wow beautiful paintings of the six Sakya Trizins or throneholders of Sakya. Dorje Shugden as an enlightened Dharma Protector has been practiced and propitiated by many high attained great Lamas. Throughout Sakya tradition and up today, besides the Sakya throneholders, there were many other great Sakya throneholders who practised and proliferated Dorje Shugden Tanag.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/throneholders-of-sakya
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:22 PM
    Beautiful art paintings of Dorje Shugden Tanag who is a unique form of Dorje Shugden that arose within the Sakya tradition. Was described as Dorje Shugden riding on a black horse and is propitiated as an enlightened Dharma Protector. The 39th Sakya Throneholder Dragshul Trinley Rinchen has proliferated Dorje Shugden ‘s practice throughout the Sakya lineage.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this clear explanation of Dorje Shugden on the hand painted scrolls.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/sakya-dorje-shugden-tanag
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:21 PM
    Beautiful paintings of 31st Sakya Trizin Ngawang Kunga Lodro, tell us a thousand words of a great master. He was an emanation of Dorje Shugden, an erudite scholar who taught many hundreds of scholars, masters and great practitioners. He wrote a famous praise to Dorje Shugden which been use till today.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a beautiful art .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/31st-sakya-trizin-ngawang-kunga-lodro
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:11 AM
    A Lost Underwater City Has Been Found 1,700 Years After It Sank

    How interesting! An archaeological find under the sea. A city lost for 1,700 years and now a city teeming with marine life. It must have been a grand city with what the remains look like. Find out more here:

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/a-lost-underwater-city-has-been-found-1700-years-after-it-sank.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:06 AM
    The Puja of Following an Enlightened Being’s Advice

    Pujas work in two ways, both dealing with karma. Karma is the ultimate cause for the circumstance, which we need to change, to arise. Read more about it here:

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/the-puja-of-following-an-enlightened-beings-advice.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:03 AM
    Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s Explosive Special Message

    From watching the Karmapa’s special video message, it is apparent that he is deeply unhappy and even alludes to the fact that he is preparing to step down as the Karmapa. During his 37-minute-long speech, he expressed grievances and frustration at his current situation and the negative acts of his previous changtsos (attendants), in an honest declaration. It almost appears as though he has lost confidence in those around him due to their behaviour. Moreover, although his followers believe him to possess the same attainments as his predecessors, he says he feels like an ordinary practitioner of the Buddhist path, which could be an indication of his humility or a sign that he is genuinely very unhappy.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/karmapa-ogyen-trinley-dorjes-explosive-special-message.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Jan 19. 2019 12:01 AM
    Reuters covers international Dorje Shugden conference 2018

    This Reuters article brings with it a message of peace and reconciliation and drives home the point that Dorje Shugden practice is not motivated by political agendas nor has it ever been. In fact, the practice has a rich history spanning the last 400 years and has benefited people greatly on their spiritual paths to become better and more compassionate citizens of the world. All we want is to see this trend continue.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/reuters-covers-international-dorje-shugden-conference-2018.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Friday, Jan 18. 2019 08:50 PM
    It is very nice to have a compilation of the teachings by Rinpoche at different parts of the world. The keynote of each teaching is unique to the destination where Rinpoche gave the teaching.. The teachings are not only both inspiring and humbling. Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/applicable-dharma-talks-from-around-the-world

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Lovely mini statues perfect for small apartments, your work desk or any space. Vajra Yogini who leads you to Kechara Paradise. Manjushri who confirms great wisdom and realizations. Dorje Shugden in his various forms. The perfect trio at around 7.5 inches each. From http://www.vajrasecrets.com and Kechara's Flea market (Naropa's Cave).
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. As long as a sentient being perceives a non-existent ‘I’ and abides within the state of its resultant projections, both subtle and gross karma will be accumulated even if one is just sitting still and doing nothing.~Tsem Rinpoche .
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Here is a beautiful indoor stupa to a lama in Tibet. It is up to the strength of the devotion of the students to create such stupas in respect and dedication of their lama\'s previous incarnation(s). TR
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Respected lamas of any devoted students will have two stupas for their remains. One stupa inside the ladrang of the lama and one stupa outside for the public to worship and do kora. By keeping the remains of the lama's previous lives in stupas, and making offerings, generates the merits for the current incarnation and future incarnations of the lama to be able to do more dharma work to benefit others. Here is a beautiful indoor stupa to a lama in Tibet. It is up to the strength of the devotion of the students to create such stupas in respect and dedication of their lama's previous incarnation(s). TR
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Our team have learnt the techniques of traditional statue painting from the finest artists of India, Tibet and Nepal. Through months of intense training and practice, our talented artists have mastered the art of painting both peaceful and wrathful features.
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Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) offers a comprehensive statue and tsa tsa painting service. We are able to paint both the face and body, using traditional Tibetan techniques and materials. KSA can transform a ‘bare’ or ‘raw’ object of art into a living masterpiece through a variety of painting techniques. There are several ‘finishes’ to choose from. Be it an ‘antique’ look, a fully-painted colourful finish or a simple ‘gold dusted look’, your imagination and heart’s wishes are fulfilled through KSA’s mastery and artistry in action. Our team have learnt the techniques of traditional statue painting from the finest artists of India, Tibet and Nepal. Through months of intense training and practice, our talented artists have mastered the art of painting both peaceful and wrathful features.
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Unusual depiction of Lord Manjushri. I like it.
Stunning!!!
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Stunning!!!
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My Oser girl is very photogenic. Tsem Rinpoche
Vintage stunning thangka of Lord Tsongkapa with many other enlightened beings.
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Vintage stunning thangka of Lord Tsongkapa with many other enlightened beings.
Beautiful antique thangka of Sakya Pandita
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Beautiful antique thangka of Sakya Pandita
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
  • Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
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    Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
  • Living off the grid in Australia
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    Living off the grid in Australia
    A Jill Redwood is a jack of all trades, Jill built her own house on her property and lives entirely off the grid with no mains power or town water, mobile reception or television. Living on around $80 a week, Jill has over sixty animals to keep her company and an abundant garden that out serves as an organic supermarket right at her doorstep. Her main expenses are animal feed and the rates on her property. Watch this incredible three minute video and be inspired to live differently.
  • Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
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    My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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    Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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    Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia | 黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
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    My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
  • If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
    3 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
  • It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
  • BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
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    BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
  • Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
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    Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
  • In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    Neat little video
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    1 years ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    1 years ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    1 years ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    1 years ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    1 years ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    1 years ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    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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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Promoting Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Today Louise is guiding KISG to promote Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Today Louise is guiding KISG to promote Dorje Shugden at Kuil Siva Sri Subramaniam at Gopeng, Perak. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Thank you very much to this group of Sunway University students for assisting us with #food #surplus pick up & food surplus #distribution yesterday. If you wish to be a part of this activity, kindly WHATSAPP to 010-3333 260 for further inquiries and booking. Thank you in advance. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you very much to this group of Sunway University students for assisting us with #food #surplus pick up & food surplus #distribution yesterday. If you wish to be a part of this activity, kindly WHATSAPP to 010-3333 260 for further inquiries and booking. Thank you in advance. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Breathing meditation is done before the start of the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Breathing meditation is done before the start of the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Nice picture of teacher Victoria with students during the 2017 Lantern Festival Charity dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
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Nice picture of teacher Victoria with students during the 2017 Lantern Festival Charity dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - KSDS Halloween 2017 held in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS Halloween 2017 held in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
So glad parents & students join the monthly animal liberation before the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad parents & students join the monthly animal liberation before the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Egg sandwich class- Students have opportunity I learn and make their own breakfast. Lin Mun KSDS
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Egg sandwich class- Students have opportunity I learn and make their own breakfast. Lin Mun KSDS
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“Food is the only thing that I have been longing for” - a single mother of two who currently living in Kuala Lumpur city. She mentioned that getting surplus food is not a matter of ignorance but a matter of not being able to afford “fresh” food. This is because when it comes to distributing salary, there are things such as house rental and utility fees that have to come before food. With welfare reforms, benefits being cut and sanctions, this marginalised community find themselves looking for a way to get through another day. #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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“Food is the only thing that I have been longing for” - a single mother of two who currently living in Kuala Lumpur city. She mentioned that getting surplus food is not a matter of ignorance but a matter of not being able to afford “fresh” food. This is because when it comes to distributing salary, there are things such as house rental and utility fees that have to come before food. With welfare reforms, benefits being cut and sanctions, this marginalised community find themselves looking for a way to get through another day. #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Big thanks to Chloe Chan, Tracy, and Mun Mun for helping to send monthly food provision to the urban poor families. With busy lives, it can be really hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. Be one of us by registering yourself at 010-3333260. ❤️ #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Big thanks to Chloe Chan, Tracy, and Mun Mun for helping to send monthly food provision to the urban poor families. With busy lives, it can be really hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. Be one of us by registering yourself at 010-3333260. ❤️ #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Young adults from Sunway College, experiencing awesome, planet saving food from Kechara Oasis, after recycling ~Wai Meng
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Young adults from Sunway College, experiencing awesome, planet saving food from Kechara Oasis, after recycling ~Wai Meng
Andrea received Participation Awards from Pastor Gim Lee. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Andrea received Participation Awards from Pastor Gim Lee. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Julie is very patient to teach and guide the kids to do a good Nagomi Art. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Teacher Julie is very patient to teach and guide the kids to do a good Nagomi Art. Alice Tay, KSDS
The young kids of KSDS have completed and showing their artworks happily. Alice Tay, KSDS
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The young kids of KSDS have completed and showing their artworks happily. Alice Tay, KSDS
The champers learned to clean the place in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice Tay, KSDS
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The champers learned to clean the place in Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice Tay, KSDS
Taking refuge to the Three Jewels and prostrate to Guru and Buddha. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Taking refuge to the Three Jewels and prostrate to Guru and Buddha. Alice Tay, KSDS
Wonderful the children sitting in full lotus position and recite mantra together with teacher Laura. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wonderful the children sitting in full lotus position and recite mantra together with teacher Laura. Lin Mun KSDS
DIY toy done by students. Lin Mun KSDS
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DIY toy done by students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children enjoyed the art & craft session during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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