15 year old does Manjushri retreat

Apr 29, 2012 | Views: 1,052

(By Tsem Rinpoche)

Dear friends,

I received a very sincere and inspiring card from a young boy recently. This young boy, Hecelus Tan is only 15 years old but he spends his free time doing pujas and retreats! He recently completed his first Manjushri retreat which he did during his school holidays. I was very happy when I got to know about this. When most boys spend their holidays playing video games and running around with their other friends, this young boy spends his free time doing retreats and prayers…

Hecelus wrote me a beautiful card stating that he wishes to do more for his next retreat! I rejoice Hecelus has decided to do more… So young and yet so wise to understand the benefits of doing retreats. Perhaps he saw the benefits from his first retreat hehe

Out of the many many benefits from Manjushri practice, some of them are improvements to your memory, increase of intelligence and gaining persuasive speech. I am very happy Hecelus is taking his Manjushri retreat seriously, as it will definitely help him in his studies. May he make his parents proud.

Do have a read at Hecelus’ sincere card below, and send him your wishes!

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Click on image to enlarge

Dear: H.E Tsem Rinpoche

HELLO, I’m HECELUS TAN. First, I would like to thank you rinpoche that give my mum a wooden craft Shakyamuni and me a manjushri. I have been promised rinpoche that do my manjushri retreat yearly, so this year I will continue. Second, I would like to add something new into my retreat. I would like to add 100 bowls water offering, 1500 tealight offering, 3000 times prostration, 300 times 35 cofessional Buddha and 3000 malas manjushri mantra. I would like to take one month to do this retreat. I will do 10 times 100 bowls water offering, 50 tealight, 100 times prostration, 10 times 35 confessional buddha, 100 malas manjushri mantra daily during retreat. I will do more if I have time. I hope rinpoche will giving my retreat blessing. I will try my best to making more offering to buddha. Actually I wish to invite a medium size Vajrayogini that her face is painted into golden colour and making jewel and pearl offering to her. Every year I will saved my pocket money for retreat. I hope in future I will have her sacred statue and get Tantra practice from rinpoche.

May rinpoche long life and dharma works growth.

From: Hecelus Tan Yong Chean

8/3/2012

 

Tags: , ,

Please support us so that we can continue to bring you more Dharma:

If you are in the United States, please note that your offerings and contributions are tax deductible. ~ the tsemrinpoche.com blog team

67 Responses to 15 year old does Manjushri retreat

DISCLAIMER IN RELATION TO COMMENTS OR POSTS GIVEN BY THIRD PARTIES BELOW

Kindly note that the comments or posts given by third parties in the comment section below do not represent the views of the owner and/or host of this Blog, save for responses specifically given by the owner and/or host. All other comments or posts or any other opinions, discussions or views given below under the comment section do not represent our views and should not be regarded as such. We reserve the right to remove any comments/views which we may find offensive but due to the volume of such comments, the non removal and/or non detection of any such comments/views does not mean that we condone the same.

We do hope that the participants of any comments, posts, opinions, discussions or views below will act responsibly and do not engage nor make any statements which are defamatory in nature or which may incite and contempt or ridicule of any party, individual or their beliefs or to contravene any laws.

  1. Jacinta on Sep 1, 2018 at 6:32 am

    Thanks to Hercules for this inspiring post that gives a head start on what I can suggest to my daughter is going to turned 15 this year. She did silent retreat and took a month long vege vow, perhaps it’s time to do a proper retreat.

    I hope the young Hercules is doing fine now and might be better !

    Thank you Rinpoche and Hercules.

  2. Lin Mun on May 20, 2018 at 10:12 pm

    Rejoice for Hecelus to engage in retreat during school holidays. What a great way to spend instead of indulging in video games, movies and hanging out with friends. I am sure he will inspire more teenager to engage in retreat as this is a cool way to spend their holiday too.

  3. Samfoonheei on Mar 14, 2018 at 12:37 pm

    Rejoice to this young man Hecelus Tan who is only 15 years old at that time doing a wonderful first Manjushri retreat. Such a sincere and inspiring young man spending his free time doing retreats and prayers. With his parents support and Rinpoche blessing he is so determine to do more offerings during retreat in future. May Hecelus Tan be an inspiration for more people to do retreats and learn, practice Dharma.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

  4. Stella Cheang on Mar 12, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    Rejoice to learn about the young Hecelus who displayed keenest and determination in Manjushri retreats. He is proactive by including more offerings like water offering, candles offering and prostration in the retreat. This is very inspiring. May the young Hecelus be nurtured in his spiritual path and achieves attainments that can benefit many people in the future. Thank you for this sharing.

  5. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 25, 2017 at 10:48 pm

    Dear All

    I would like to share with you the sacred prayer of Manjushri – A Concert Names of Manjushri (’Jam-dpal mtshan-brjod, Skt. Mañjuśrī-namasamgiti), which consists of 160 verses and mantra sentences. One version is translated by Alexander Berzin, a scholar, translator, and teacher of Tibetan Buddhism, and the other one is from FPMT.

    Valentina

  6. Lin Mun on Aug 27, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    Rejoice for Hecules for completing his puja and retreat during his school holidays. So determined in dharma even at a very young age. I still remember that I mostly spent my time watching tv and playing during my school holidays.

    I have been to retreat twice recently and it was a good time to calm our mind from the busy life.

    May Hecules sharing will inspire more people to engage in retreat and dharma practise.

  7. Joy on Mar 19, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    He is only 15 and he can think in such a way… wow! He is really a special boy and has definitely has very very strong Dharma imprints in him. It is indeed very rare to come across anyone of this degenerate time who can think in this way… gosh even senior students like me don’t think in this way! I say it with much humility to this young special mind of Hecelus who has such pure aspirations for Dharma.

    I believe he will be a great inspiration to many when he grows, in fact he is already inspiring many now at only age 15! I sure believe in imprints and reincarnation when I come across such sincere stories. Definitely I don’t think Hecelus’s mother or father coached him in to such thoughts and told him to write in such a way in a card. Amazing!

  8. andrew hibberd on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    rinpoche let boys be boys climb trees act like monkeys let men do pujas and study sanskrit if there was a weakness it is this enlisting young boys or young girls not often found as soon as we can lets eliminate the practice of enlisting boys or girls into the practice let them become men and women and then after let them see themselves andrew the drunk monk australia

  9. Julia Tan on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    Very happy to see Hecelus using his free time to do retreat in such a young age. Not many children will have this kind of merits that wanted to do puja and reatret by himself. Jean Ai, Jean Mei and Clifford were fortunate enough to do Manjugsri retreat too. Nowaday very hard to have young people like them willing to sit down and do retreat like this. They will rather stay home and play game, watch TV, internet surfing etc. Hecelur started in such a young age, countless mantra will accumulated and a lot of karma will be purified.

  10. Yoke Fui on Jun 17, 2012 at 6:58 am

    Manjushri practice is one of the most popular practice and it is good for the young and old.

    You can also bless young babies by chanting Manjushri mantras and blow into their mouths, over their faces etc. This will open up their seed to eloquent speech as well as their wisdom potentiality.

    I rejoice in Hecelus’ completion of his Manjushri retreat .

    • Wan Wai Meng on Jun 23, 2012 at 3:58 am

      Thank you Hecelus for inspiring us being being one of our youngest members to have completed and retreat and aspiring to do even much much more. Manjushri will help him with his memory and wisdom. I rejoice for you and your parents for your deep interest and wanting to engage in Dharma so much. Dharma can only benefit us.

  11. Cynthia Ng on Jun 16, 2012 at 11:14 am

    Hecelus是个不多话的孩子,每逢学校假期他总会拨电话给月谊讲法师说要到克切拉参与活动,他是多么的兴奋与期待成为一分子。

    Hecelus是有福报的,在这么年轻就接触到佛法以及对仁波切有很深的因缘在。很开行他善用多余的时间做对自己有意义的文殊菩萨闭关,相比于现代的年轻人Hecelus是令人敬佩的。

    Hecelus你要坚持这一份信念,祝你学业以及未来人生更上一层楼!

  12. Andrew HIbberd on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:10 pm

    wow dear boy you must have overflowing love of life so big it can not be measuered by man or animal Hecelus Tan Yong Chean谭勇铨

  13. jp on May 10, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    It’s incredible that a young boy like Hecelus can think like this. He’s 15 years old and is so interested in doing retreats and aspiring to receive tantra from Rinpoche. A kid his age would normally be playing sports and partying with friends. I strongly believe that it is his strong imprints from his previous life. How wonderful!

  14. mitra on May 5, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    i m verry happy to here that 15 year old boy do manjushri practice.free time hi did many offreing to buddha.may manjushri bless him.

  15. Darren on May 5, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    I have met him once in KP Viva Home outlet. He came along with his father to get a set of offering bowl. though he doesn’t talk much but it was quite a rare case to see a young boy to shop for Dharma items.
    I only play games and having fun for the age like him.

  16. Davin on May 5, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this. Congratulation to you Heculus Tan and you show a great aspiration and inspire others in many way. I rejoice for you.

  17. James Long on May 5, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    This young boy is so special. When I was 15 years old, well, read comic, skipped school, went to club… But this boy actually sat down and does Manjushri retreat.

    I met Hecelus few times, very polite and friendly. It is also his strong Dharma imprint to have met Dharma and Manjushri in such a young age and his parents are very supportive as well. I rejoice for him!

  18. Adrian cho on May 4, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post….
    I really fully respect of this young boy, that he can spend his time for do his Pujas and retreat…
    I rejoice for him..

  19. Tenzin Kyabsum on May 4, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    “WOW’ is the only word that I can say to this. Young Hecelus is an inspiration to me! I am so ashamed to be older than him yet I have not even achieved half of what he has done. This goes to show that his past life imprint is so strong. Truly amazing!
    Thank you for sharing this, Rinpoche. 🙂
    Much care,Jess

  20. Pastor Susan on May 4, 2012 at 4:23 am

    Dear Hecelus

    I’m happy to read this post that at such a young age, you are able to distinguish what is good for you and is able to prioritize your time. Many at this age are drawn to so many other readily available distractions which no doubt is fun… but short term. While you get both short and long term fun and benefit with your practice.

    I wish you much success in your spiritual journey!

  21. Grace( KSJC ) on May 3, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    i m admire at Hecelus who have clear mind and firm on his choice.Parents also play important role on support Hecelus.this is also my wishes that my daughter who have received the Manjushri blessing will practice it when they growing up.

  22. philyong on May 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    Great to see another young person taking up Dharma and wanting to do more for the benefit of others. All the retreats and prayers Hecelus has made and will be doing is going to benefit him very much in the future. His mind will open up easier for him to absorb Dharma knowledge. Hence, he will be also be able to teach the Dharma! How exciting!

  23. wahying on May 3, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    Hecelus,你能在年纪小小就遇见佛法,遇见上师,用幸运来形容实在是太表面了,更重要的是你紧紧抓住了这段因缘。更值得一提的是,你把时间、精力和金钱规划在修行上,但愿你在修行上的心愿一一达成!谢谢你,你给了大家可以借镜的经验。谢谢。

  24. Sam on May 3, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Wow, i am very touched with Hecelus’s determination. Such young age and he already hold on to his promise to Rimpoche for his retreat and his good motivation. I rejoice for Hecelus’s completion of his Manjuhsuri retreat. You set a very good example to the rest no matter adults or kiddos. Apart from touched, i am very proud of you. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this. This is very inspirational.

  25. DR on May 3, 2012 at 12:53 pm

    Dear Hecules,

    I rejoice for you for completing your retreat. You should be very proud of yourself too for doing something that not only benefitted you but your parents as well. Many other younger people when they hear of what you have done will be inspired and follow suit.

    Congratulations Hecules. May your studies be successful and you will be able to engage in more retreats.

  26. Uncle Eddie on May 3, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    When starting young, one can have much more free time for personal practice – also if one wants to work for/or serve in the religious community, one can work with full aspirations to enhance one’s spiritual knowledge. Likewise, in all successful achievers, like our Rinpoche, who was said to have “finally reconnected formally with the deep seated imprints of his previous lives”, at 14 when he first received initiation from Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin, though not without much psychological torture from parents. May Hecelus be well blessed to bask in the glory of Dharma and be able to steadfastly achieve his spiritual desire successfully!

  27. nicholas on May 2, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    Wow, such a young boy. Hecelus really show a very good example to many for his determination and how much he loves Dharma.

    Many kids at this age would not be able to do so and he’s really inspiring. He must have some imprints.

  28. wan on May 2, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    Hecelus, you are an inspiration for everyone.
    you are so young yet so wise to use your school holiday time to do a retreat which is precious than watching TV, play games and other entertainment.

    And i sure you gained benefit from the retreat, hence you want to continue in following years with the increasing of offering..

  29. tenzin llhamo on May 2, 2012 at 12:28 am

    Hecelus is really a good boy! He is so lucky to meet Rinpoche and Dharma at such an early age.

  30. Grace Leong on May 1, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    Well done Hercules !! Your mom must be so proud of you . You are an inspiration to me and I am sure many others too !! Truly rejoice for you.

  31. Doris on May 1, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    This boy puts a smile on my face. A beautiful child who writes a beautiful card.

  32. Pastor Chia on May 1, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    Rejoice for Hecelus Tan wanted to start his second Manjushiri retreat.
    I remembered he did his first retreat at Jamyang house few month ago. Every day he woke up early, he setup Manjushiri altar and change offering every section for his retreat.
    Although his only 12 years old, he did not spend much time at entrainment. Unlike some child these day. He find time to focus on his spiritual practice. I total rejoicing for him getting Manjushiri blessing at such young age.

  33. Sock Wan on May 1, 2012 at 9:31 am

    It is indeed very unusual for a boy at this age to engage in a retreat, to want to do more and even aspire to receive Vajrayogini practice. Most of us cannot even recite 10 malas of mantra a day, let alone the water retreat, prostration retreat.

    I remember seeing him in Kechara last year when he was doing his retreat. He really enjoyed it. I rejoice for him.

  34. shelly tai on May 1, 2012 at 9:18 am

    rejoice for your effort.keep up the good work.

  35. Albert on May 1, 2012 at 3:26 am

    A very inspiring young kids he is, so young and yet so wise on spending his free time.

    Don’t talk about teenagers, even adults also never put spiritual practice as their priority, everyone is chasing after their desire. For Hecelus that being able to start his practice so early, it is very fortunate and lucky.

  36. KSJC LEU CHONG HIN on May 1, 2012 at 3:25 am

    From the message wrote to Rinpoche, can understand you (Hecelus) have strong faith on dharma and your spirit remind me how to use our free time use to engage to do dharma practice.
    glad for your achievement.

  37. PhillisChin on May 1, 2012 at 2:41 am

    WOW!!! HECELUS, 15 yrs old!! He is not only example for the youngster, he’s everyone example.
    We all rejoice for you & your beloved family Hecelus ^^, ^^,
    May u be blessed, continue your Dharma practice and able to bring & bring the Dharma to others soon!! ^^,

  38. Lim KSJC on May 1, 2012 at 2:38 am

    Rejoice Hecelus, i m very proud with u and u will be a very good example for our next generation. Congratulation Hecelus…

  39. Paris on May 1, 2012 at 2:36 am

    This is wonderful and extremely encouraging for anyone to read, at any age. It’s true that at 15, most of us wouldn’t be anywhere near spiritual practice. I didn’t even know what “practice” was!

    What strange but serendipitous merit he must have to be able to engage in such powerful practices at such a young age. Rinpoche has often shared that what we’re doing now is what we’ve been doing all along. We’re all “tulkus” in our own ways – not necessarily good ones (!) but hey, we’re all back doing what we most probably did in our previous lives. So some of us are gambling tulkus, or lazy tulkus or partying tulkus… If we want to know what we were doing in our previous lives, we look at just what we’re doing now (which is either an incredibly encouraging thought, or a terribly dismal one). So it must be indicative of something quite special that such a young boy is so naturally and passionately inclined to doing retreats – while most kids his age can’t sit for longer than 10 minutes.

    Well done Hecelus. Keep it up. It only gets better 🙂

  40. Helena Chin on May 1, 2012 at 1:54 am

    Proud of you Hecelus…proud of you! True inspiration! May you always blessed by the 3 Jewels and may your wish come true, to have your Vajrayogini statue soon:)

  41. ksjc-june on Apr 30, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    Woww…Hecules did good job and good example to the young people.I will sharing this article with my 2 kids,hope that they also can follow what he did.May he continue his dharma pratice and his wishes can come true very soon !!

  42. lanse on Apr 30, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    I remember during one visit to a bookstore in town with Pastor Yek Yee, I met this young boy in his school uniform running out from a shop with a picture of Manjushri. He told us he is going to photostat this picture of Manjushri. He looked so excited and happy. I was impressed and talked to myself “This must be an imprint from previous life.”

    At that time, he already mentioned he wanted to do a Manjushri retreat during his school holiday. I didn’t expect he really did it. I am happy for him. Hope he can continue with his Dharma journey all his life.

  43. Victor Phang on Apr 30, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    Hi, Hecelus. You are young but so consistent and determine in Dharma practice. I feel so happy for you. I want to learn your strong mind and commitment in doing retreat which would eventually bring huge benefits to yourself and others around you.
    Keep up the good work brother Hecelus. See you next time and I rejoice for you 🙂
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing _/\_
    With Love,
    VP

  44. Yoke Fui on Apr 30, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    Yes, Hecelus has strong faith and determination.

    Many young people at that age only interested in computer games or sports.

    May you progress steadily on your spiritual path, Hecelus.

  45. WT on Apr 30, 2012 at 1:18 am

    What a inspire story, Hecelus! Rejoice to know that.
    May you continue your practice and be a Dharma teacher one day and able to bring the precious supreme Dharma to others and get them free from sufferings.

  46. Erickksiow on Apr 29, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    After reading Hecelus letter ( a letter that he wrote to Rinpoche ), felt that Hecelus is so sincerely for his Dharma practice. I am rejoice for him and will assist him for his Dharma practice.

    _/\_

  47. jennifer on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    I am most inspired by Hecelus’s discipline, devotion and dedication to the Dharma. I rejoice for you Hecelus . Such a young age yet so wise !

  48. Jutika Lam on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    Very good!!! Such a young boy and he is already doing retreats and is adding more commitments like 100 bowls water offering, 1500 tealight offering, 3000 times prostration, 300 times 35 cofessional Buddha and 3000 malas manjushri. He is also saving up for something good such as a medium sized Vajrayogini statue rinpoche. Really hope that he will get Vajrayogini Tantras in this lifetime!

    • DR on May 3, 2012 at 12:45 pm

      Dear Jutika, you and Pavara can aspire to do the same as Hecules too. It brings tears of joy when I read Hecules’s letter to Rinpoche. So sincere.

      About 7 years ago, Jean Ai, Jean Mei and Clifford did Manjushri retreat too. They completed 100k Manjushri mantra each. They did the same the following year.

      Keep this in mind and start planning now, ok?

  49. patsy on Apr 29, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    Most teenagers prefer to spend their holiday just having fun but for Hercules he prefer to go into retreat. What a wise and beneficial way to spend his holidays. I rejoice for him!

  50. Andrew.Hibberd on Apr 29, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    hungy children are most likely to do or say anything necessary to release not only themselves but all of the family from famine
    om

  51. Andrew.Hibberd on Apr 29, 2012 at 7:23 pm

    ah hum om

  52. nsa on Apr 29, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    Wow.. I’m so happy for Hecelus for realising the benefits of Dharma retreats and knowing how best to spend his holidays! How I wished I had his wisdom when 10 years ago. Very sincere and self motivated young man. I rejoice for him and his family.

  53. Irene Lim on Apr 29, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    Wow! What a brilliant boy. Could he had been a yogi from Tibet in his previous life?

  54. mayy on Apr 29, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    How nice if more of our children and youngsters of Hecelus’s age to make full use of their holidays and free time to engage in retreats.
    Way to go Hecelus! May you be an inspiration to more youngsters to join in this meaningful retreats.

  55. Adeline on Apr 29, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    Hecelus Tan is so lucky to have met dharma at such a young age and doing his retreats diligently, he even wants to save up his pocket money to invite a medium size Vajrayogini statue and offer jewels and pearls to Her in order to get tantra practice from Rinpoche in the future, i rejoice. May Hecelus Tan’s wishes will come true.

  56. Girlie Ooi on Apr 29, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    So young yet so wise to choose to engage in a retreat during his school holidays. And wiser still to commit to want to do it again on a “bigger” scale.

    Congratulations Hecelus. You are an inspiration.

  57. Dorji on Apr 29, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    Oh boy! He is special and even luckier to have come across manjushri at such a tender age. In Bhutan all the children does majushri prayer and national anthem everyday before they start their class.

  58. MayOng on Apr 29, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    The commitment level shown by this young teenager is magnetic and inspiring. I wish many young people out there can see the benefits it can bring for them to do a short retreat like Hecelus Tan, instead of watching TV and play video games.

  59. So Kin Hoe on Apr 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    This is a great achievement for a young boy Hecelus Tan! Rejoice for what he has achieved and may Hecelus continuously to achieve for more!

  60. Thierry on Apr 29, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    What a bright news this is to my day.
    How really nice this is.
    We should have more people like Hecelus that are inspired and then inspire in turn. How wonderful it would be to receive news like this every day, every hour… till they are no more “special” news…

  61. Han on Apr 29, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    congratulation to Hecelus Tan for completed his retreat and also committed to continue his retreat every year.
    Hecelus chooses his school holiday as a retreat period , he is setting a very good example to the youngsters. Rejoice for him!

  62. Roy Martinez on Apr 29, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    What a lucky boy indeed!!!! I am so jealous and at the same time I’m glad he has the opportunity to practice dharma whole-heartedly. I have a feeling he will be a great in the future.

  63. henry ooi on Apr 29, 2012 at 11:42 am

    The first time I met Hecelus Tan was at the Setrap puja held every Monday from 8PM in Kechara Paradise in Viva Home. He was there with his parents. Throughout the briefing before the puja commenced, Hecelus was quiet and listening intently. He is now visiting Kechara House in Sunwaymas.

    It is so beneficial that Kechara Paradise retail outlet in Viva Home is able to offer people to get connected with dharma, as with the other retail outlets in SS2, Sunway Pyramid, One Utama and Penang.

  64. skyong on Apr 29, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Wow.. such young age and have good aspirations. May we have more youngsters practice retreat so that our future generations will be able to continue the lineage.

    • hecelus on Apr 29, 2012 at 8:24 pm

      thank you!^^

Leave a Reply

Maximum file size: 15MB each
Allowed file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png

 

Maximum file size: 50MB
Allowed file type: mp4
Maximum file size: 15MB each
Allowed file types: pdf, docx

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Blog Chat

BLOG CHAT

Dear blog friends,

I’ve created this section for all of you to share your opinions, thoughts and feelings about whatever interests you.

Everyone has a different perspective, so this section is for you.

Tsem Rinpoche


SCHEDULED CHAT SESSIONS / 中文聊天室时间表

THURSDAY
10 - 11PM (GMT +8)
6 - 7AM (PST)
(除了每个月的第一个星期五)
SUNDAY
8 - 9PM (GMT +8)
4 - 5AM (PST)

UPCOMING TOPICS FOR DECEMBER / 十二月份讨论主题

THURSDAY

Please come and join in the chat for a fun time and support. See you all there.


Blog Chat Etiquette

These are some simple guidelines to make the blog chat room a positive, enjoyable and enlightening experience for everyone. Please note that as this is a chat room, we chat! Do not flood the chat room, or post without interacting with others.

EXPAND
Be friendly

Remember that these are real people you are chatting with. They may have different opinions to you and come from different cultures. Treat them as you would face to face, and respect their opinions, and they will treat you the same.

Be Patient

Give the room a chance to answer you. Patience is a virtue. And if after awhile, people don't respond, perhaps they don't know the answer or they did not see your question. Do ask again or address someone directly. Do not be offended if people do not or are unable to respond to you.

Be Relevant

This is the blog of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche. Please respect this space. We request that all participants here are respectful of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche and his organisation, Kechara.

Be polite

Avoid the use of language or attitudes which may be offensive to others. If someone is disrespectful to you, ignore them instead of arguing with them.

Please be advised that anyone who contravenes these guidelines may be banned from the chatroom. Banning is at the complete discretion of the administrator of this blog. Should anyone wish to make an appeal or complaint about the behaviour of someone in the chatroom, please copy paste the relevant chat in an email to us at care@kechara.com and state the date and time of the respective conversation.

Please let this be a conducive space for discussions, both light and profound.

KECHARA FOREST RETREAT PROGRESS UPDATES

Here is the latest news and pictorial updates, as it happens, of our upcoming forest retreat project.

The Kechara Forest Retreat is a unique holistic retreat centre focused on the total wellness of body, mind and spirit. This is a place where families and individuals will find peace, nourishment and inspiration in a natural forest environment. At Kechara Forest Retreat, we are committed to give back to society through instilling the next generation with universal positive values such as kindness and compassion.

For more information, please read here (english), here (chinese), or the official site: retreat.kechara.com.

Noticeboard

Name: Email:
For:  
Mail will not be published
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 03:11 PM
    It is extremely worrying to know that parts of America such as Texas and Florida are experiencing the impact of powerful hurricanes. The horrendous natural disasters have destroyed thousands of homes, businesses, offices and facilities in these areas. Sadly however, during such disasters, animals are often the first ones to be left behind, and saving the life of a human takes precedence over the life of an animal. The same thing happened during the recent Hurricane Harvey in Florida. But this time around, what was most disturbing was the fact that animals were left behind to die during the disaster.

    The helpless animals, such as dogs in this case, have had to suffer immensely during the storms. As can be seen in the article, there is an uproar regarding dogs being tied up during the hurricanes which made it impossible for them to escape. In fact, the authorities may have encouraged people to leave their pets behind in some areas, but they should not have been tied up and left to suffer from the strong winds and rain. No one wants to be put in such a position, and neither do animals.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2E8aHuY
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 03:01 PM
    The mere mention of the Lizard Man conjures creepy images of mutant-like humanoid reptilians. Interestingly, despite possible disapproval from the grammar police, the term “Lizard Man” is used interchangeably to refer to a broad spectrum of bipedal hominid-like reptilian creatures (sometimes also referred to as “Homo-subterreptus) instead of just one specific cryptid. Thus, reported sightings of Lizard Man vary from scaly humans to large bipedal lizards, small dinosaurs and everything else in-between.

    It is no surprise that many theories have been put forward in an attempt to crystallise the undefined nature and origin of the Lizard Man. Essentially, there are two leading theories – one based on evolution and the other on extra-terrestrials.

    Read more about the Creepy Tales of the Lizard Man at http://bit.ly/348HLxA
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 02:55 PM
    Buddha Shakyamuni gave three reasons as to why He had chosen Kushinagar (in today’s northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh) to pass away:

    It was the proper venue for teaching the Maha-Sudassana Sutra (Story of the Great King of Glory).
    Subhadda, whom Buddha Shakyamuni felt still needed to be given teachings, was there. Subhadda consequently became the last monk to be ordained by Buddha Shakyamuni; upon meditating on the teachings received directly from the Buddha, he swiftly became an arhat (perfected) and entered Parinirvana shortly before Buddha Shakyamuni.
    Buddha Shakyamuni foresaw that His disciples would argue over the sharing of His relics. He wanted Doha, a wise and respected old Brahmin of Kushinagar, to mediate the disciples’ disagreements.

    Read more about the Important Sites of Buddhist Pilgrimage – Kushinagar, India at http://bit.ly/2P9tU5A
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 02:39 PM
    On June 21, 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to witness an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat. H.E. Tsem Rinpoche briefly describes here the history and background of trances, and what happened on the day itself.

    For the first time in history, a Tibetan oracle had the invocation done for the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden to enter or take trance, and there were no Tibetan monks involved. It was all local, lay Malaysians who did the invocation. Our people practiced very hard and diligently with a lot of sincerity and commitment for many weeks, to do the chanting, to learn the rituals and to ensure the procedure was done right. And everything was a great success.

    On the fateful day as preordained, we escorted Chojela to the prayer hall where there were 700 people (by invitation only) waiting to witness and to get blessings of the trance. We then assisted him in dressing in the correct regalia of the official oracle, including the hat and the boots. The instruments of trance such as the sword and spears were nearby along with the noose. The invocation was done and Dorje Shugden entered very smoothly into the oracle. He immediately got up as per tradition and did a very special Vajra dance in our prayer hall, which is the dance of clearing the obstacles.

    Read more about this historical moment of 700 Meet A Buddha at http://bit.ly/38oe0vP
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 02:29 PM
    The rabbis call on their “fellow Jews to transition toward animal-free, plant-based diets.This approach to sustenance is an expression of sharing Jewish values of compassion for animals, protection of the environment, and concern for our physical and spiritual well-being.”

    Read more about Rabbis Urge Jews to Go Vegan in Global Campaign at http://bit.ly/2RF5vGT
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 01:40 PM
    The crow pheasant is a beautiful bird, I saw this bird just yesterday. It is good to know that it is a good omen. It somehow gives me an assurance that things will only get better. Sometimes when people are lost and not sure if they have made the right decision, seeing signs like this can really calm people’s mind.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-crow-pheasant-bringer-of-auspicious-omens.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:37 AM
    The 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden

    This is the prayer to Dorje Shugden as composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Dungkar Monastery of Domo Geshe Rinpoche. It is good to recite daily or when in need of help. You can see in the prayer His Holiness enthrones Dorje Shugden as the “supreme collected nature of all Gurus and Protective Deities and requests to grant siddhis” (attainments). Ordinary spirits cannot grant siddhis therefore in this prayer, Dalai Lama recognized Dorje Shugden as a superior being who can grant two types of siddhis. Ordinary and extra-ordinary siddhis. His Holiness surely could not be tricked by a spirit. His Holiness saw Dorje Shugden as a superior being embodying the gurus and Protective Deities who can grant two types of siddhis.

    Read of the 14th Dalai Lama’s prayer to Dorje Shugden: http://bit.ly/14DalaiLamaDSPrayer
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 11. 2019 12:32 AM
    The Fourth Takpu, Pema Vajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub

    Apart from his visions related to Dorje Shugden, Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub is said to have had numerous other mystical experiences. During a stay at Chubzang he had a vision of the sixty-two deity body mandala of Heruka Cakrasamvara, from whom he received the four initiations (dbang bzhi). He was also able to reveal the location of a sacred cave called Takten (rtag brtan) near Chubzang, which is related to Heruka. During a retreat at the Nyang caves (nyang phug) near Samye Monastery (bsam yas), he had a vision of Padmasambhava, his consorts, and his entourage of disciples. Although this may be interpreted as contradictory to the often perceived sectarian nature of this lineage, Padmasambhava appears to have been held in high regard. Trijang Lobzang Tendzin Gyatso, for example, also bestowed Padmasambhava empowerments and related teachings.

    Read about this great visionary Master who left precious legacies of practices: http://bit.ly/TakpuPemaVajra
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:35 PM
    Happy to see so many people attended this Dorje Shugden puja in Malacca Chapel . May more people know about Dorje Shugden Chapel to receive his blessings.It so happened to be in a historical and peak street of Malacca center point.
    May Dorje Shugden’s practice spread to all direction to benefit many more people in Malacca. As Malacca is a tourist destination for many tourist from all over the world. Thank you very much for sharing this article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/36lnXIA
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 04:01 PM
    Rob Lowe is a famous actor and celebrity from Hollywood who has starred in such films as St Elmo’s Fire and also the very popular hit TV series The West Wing. Recently he and his sons did a series called The Lowe Files which is something like an X Files series. The family investigates strange happenings, occurrences, mysterious creatures, supernatural lore, unsolved mysteries and the like. Between the three of them, Rob Lowe has previously said that they have varying levels of skepticism. While Rob Lowe is more ready to believe in supernatural phenomenon, his sons profess to be more grounded and skeptical than their father.

    But with a show that focuses on such topics, of course it was only a matter of time that they covered Bigfoot. I was pleasantly surprised to see this episode because not many people, especially famous people, want to be associated with this genre of investigation. Let’s be honest – society thinks that people who investigate things like poltergeists and Bigfoot are generally regarded as a little different and quirky. So for someone who is famous to openly investigate, talk about and be interested in Bigfoot, is good for the field of investigation which is known as cryptozoology.

    Read more about Rob Lowe Face-To-Face with Bigfoot
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 02:02 PM
    Even though John Lennon has passed away but his songs continue to bring positivity in people’s life. Famous people are very influential to the public, some choose to use their fame to give people a positive influence, such as John Lennon. What we want, we have to fight for it and do something to make it happens. If we want peace, we have to start with ourselves, we can’t expect it from other people.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/how-i-got-into-john-lennon.html
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:50 PM
    Scores of tap water samples from more than a dozen nations were analysed by scientists for an investigation by Orb Media, who shared the findings with the Guardian. Overall, 83 per cent of the samples were contaminated with plastic fibres.

    The new analyses indicate the ubiquitous extent of microplastic contamination in the global environment. Previous work has been largely focused on plastic pollution in the oceans, which suggests people are eating microplastics via contaminated seafood.

    Mahon said there were two principal concerns: very small plastic particles and the chemicals or pathogens that microplastics can harbour. “If the fibres are there, it is possible that the nanoparticles are there too that we can’t measure,” she said. “Once they are in the nanometre range they can really penetrate a cell and that means they can penetrate organs, and that would be worrying.

    Read more about Do you know what you are drinking? http://bit.ly/2t2LnnU
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:40 PM
    One of the global fashion powerhouses which is Gucci is going to stop using fur for its fashion in 2018. Not only that but whatever they have remaining which is fur, they will auction off and donate the proceeds to organisations against animal cruelty.

    I was so happy to hear this news! It is good when brands are self-aware and recognise the role they play in providing a demand for these cruel industries. These lead to the suffering of many animals before their painful deaths.

    For such a huge global brand to make this decision must mean there is a demand for cruelty-free fashion, and they know they can remain a viable business even if they don’t offer fur. So it is also good that when consumers apply pressure to other brands, to let them know they will still buy into the clothing even if there is no fur. From the side of the consumer and the side of the producer, both can work together in this way to eradicate fur farms and cruelty to animals.

    Read more about Do you know what Gucci did? at http://bit.ly/38k8FWl
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:33 PM
    Every time we walk into a store and buy something made from leather, we are directly contributing towards the cruelty enacted upon these poor animals. Please everyone, please stop supporting cruelty towards animals, they are sentient living beings too who feel love and pain. Can you imagine yourself being skinned alive? Just the thought of it is painful, but this is what is happening to these animals, they are being skinned alive! And to add salt on wound, their limbs are cut off to prevent them from escaping, and all of these is done without anaesthetic, so you can imagine how painful and traumatic it is for the poor animals.

    Please share this article with as many friends as you can to create awareness towards animal cruelty. Let’s stand up for these animals who cannot express themselves through words. Please always be kind to the animals, please always be kind to ourselves and stop hurting others.

    Read more about Where Does Leather Come From? at http://bit.ly/2PtYmXl
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Dec 10. 2019 01:28 PM
    Today, life is very different, “a giant leap for mankind” to borrow the words of astronaut Neil Armstrong. Tibetans have much more freedom to develop their abilities and opportunity to use them to their fullest. For example, Jampa Ringzin who certainly has the talent for sports, has had the opportunity to develop his baseball skills and as importantly, has been able to access the job he has now been recruited into, at a world class level. Under the old structure in Tibet, he would not have these similar opportunities or choice. This is really human development.

    Many other Tibetans are very important examples of people who encompass what the New Tibet is today – a place full of potential to live a long, healthy and creative life, to be knowledgeable, and to have access to resources needed for a decent standard of living. And there is better news. Once these ABCs of human development are there, they open up opportunities for progress in other aspects of life.

    We all know that no one can guarantee human happiness, and the choices people make are pretty much their own concern. But the process of human development, at its most basic, should create an environment for people, individually and collectively, to develop to their full potential and to have a reasonable chance of leading productive and creative lives that they value. This, the New Tibet provides. A new Tibet for Tibetans without the failing Central Tibetan Administration (Tibetan refugee governing body) in Dharamsala, North India.

    Read more about Why are these Tibetans successful without the CTA? at http://bit.ly/2lNt4zl

1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · »

Messages from Rinpoche

Scroll down within the box to view more messages from Rinpoche. Click on the images to enlarge. Click on 'older messages' to view archived messages. Use 'prev' and 'next' links to navigate between pages

Use this URL to link to this section directly: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/#messages-from-rinpoche

Previous Live Videos

MORE VIDEOS

Shugdenpas Speaking Up Across The Globe

From Europe Shugden Association:


MORE VIDEOS

From Tibetan Public Talk:


MORE VIDEOS

CREDITS

Concept: Tsem Rinpoche
Technical: Lew Kwan Leng, Justin Ripley, Yong Swee Keong
Design: Justin Ripley, Cynthia Lee
Content: Tsem Rinpoche, Justin Ripley, Pastor Shin Tan, Sarah Yap
Admin: Pastor Loh Seng Piow, Beng Kooi

I must thank my dharma blog team who are great assets to me, Kechara and growth of dharma in this wonderful region. I am honoured and thrilled to work with them. I really am. Maybe I don't say it enough to them, but I am saying it now. I APPRECIATE THESE GUYS VERY MUCH!

Tsem Rinpoche

Total views today
2,596
Total views up to date
19,211,755

Stay Updated

What Am I Writing Now

@tsemrinpoche on Instagram

Facebook Fans Youtube Views Blog Views
Animal Care Fund
  Bigfoot, Yeti, Sasquatch

The Unknown

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.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
~Tsem Rinpoche

Photos On The Go

Click on the images to view the bigger version. And scroll down and click on "View All Photos" to view more images.
Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
5 months ago
Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
5 months ago
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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!
5 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
6 months ago
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
6 months ago
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.
6 months ago
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.
6 months ago
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
6 months ago
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
7 months ago
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!!!
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
7 months ago
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
7 months ago
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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.
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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.
7 months ago
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.
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
7 months ago
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
7 months ago
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 

www.tsemrinpoche.com
7 months ago
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
Click on "View All Photos" above to view more images

Videos On The Go

Please click on the images to watch video
  • Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    5 months ago
    Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    Whales and dolphins playing with each other in the Pacific sea. Nature is truly incredible!
  • Bodha stupa July 2019-
    5 months ago
    Bodha stupa July 2019-
    Rainy period
  • Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
    5 months ago
    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
  • Your Next Meal!
    6 months ago
    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
  • This is Daw
    6 months ago
    This is Daw
    This is what they do to get meat on tables, and to produce belts and jackets. Think twice before your next purchase.
  • Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    6 months ago
    Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    Look at the poor baby chasing after the mother. Why do we do that to them? It's time to seriously think about our choices in life and how they affect others. Be kind. Don't break up families.
  • They do this every day!
    6 months ago
    They do this every day!
    This is how they are being treated every day of their lives. Please do something to stop the brutality. Listen to their cries for help!
  • What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    6 months ago
    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    The largest undercover dairy investigation of all time. See what they found out at Fair Oaks Farm.
  • She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
    6 months ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    7 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
    7 months ago
    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
  • Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
    8 months ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    8 months ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    8 months ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    8 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    8 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    9 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    10 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    11 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    11 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    11 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!
    11 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    12 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    12 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.
    12 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.

ASK A PASTOR


Ask the Pastors

A section for you to clarify your Dharma questions with Kechara’s esteemed pastors.

Just post your name and your question below and one of our pastors will provide you with an answer.

Scroll down and click on "View All Questions" to view archived questions.

View All Questions

CHAT PICTURES

Kids camp 2019 - Dinner time. Lin Mun KSDS
3 days ago
Kids camp 2019 - Dinner time. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Coaches and participants are all very excited. Lin Mun KSDS
3 days ago
Kids camp 2019 - Coaches and participants are all very excited. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Handmade vegetarian meatball. Yummy. Lin Mun KSDS
3 days ago
Kids camp 2019 - Handmade vegetarian meatball. Yummy. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids camp 2019 - Stack up game
3 days ago
Kids camp 2019 - Stack up game
Kids camp 2019 - Stack up game
3 days ago
Kids camp 2019 - Stack up game
KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
3 weeks ago
KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
3 weeks ago
Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
4 weeks ago
Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
4 weeks ago
The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
4 weeks ago
Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
4 weeks ago
Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
4 weeks ago
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)
4 weeks ago
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)
4 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
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)
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
1 month ago
Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
The Promise
  These books will change your life
  Tsem Rinpoche's Long Life Prayer by H.H. Trijang Choktrul Rinpoche
  Support Blog Team
Lamps For Life
  Robe Offerings
  Vajrayogini Stupa Fund
  White Tara Mantra Bank Project
  Rinpoche's Medical Fund
  Dana Offerings
  Soup Kitchen Project
 
Zong Rinpoche

Archives

YOUR FEEDBACK

Live Visitors Counter
Page Views By Country
United States 4,267,404
Malaysia 4,118,334
India 1,678,184
Nepal 787,995
Singapore 755,786
United Kingdom 673,500
Canada 584,858
Bhutan 562,000
Australia 450,689
Philippines 349,578
Indonesia 343,640
Germany 275,025
France 266,413
Brazil 188,843
Taiwan 176,391
Vietnam 175,652
Thailand 172,429
Italy 135,058
Mongolia 131,253
Spain 128,492
Portugal 126,862
Turkey 115,213
Netherlands 114,645
United Arab Emirates 100,397
Russia 93,881
Romania 87,645
Hong Kong 85,414
Sri Lanka 84,349
South Africa 78,017
Mexico 76,402
Myanmar (Burma) 72,871
New Zealand 70,068
Switzerland 66,108
Japan 64,693
South Korea 59,493
Cambodia 59,411
Bangladesh 54,105
Pakistan 53,499
China 48,291
Total Pageviews: 19,211,736

Login

Dorje Shugden
Click to watch my talk about Dorje Shugden....