15 year old does Manjushri retreat

Apr 29, 2012 | Views: 1,090

(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

 


 

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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

 

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  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!^^

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    https://bit.ly/3lx8qyX
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, May 23. 2022 02:35 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for showing me the beauty of Buddhism which had me changed to be a better person. Learning and practicing this beautiful Tibetan Buddhism is simply amazing for me. Even though I started late yet no regrets and had not stop , going all the way learning bit by bit , more and more knowledge reading most of the blogs. There is always a reason behind it . With folded hands thanks again for bringing Dharma to us. Buddhism is such a wonderful religion indeed. Nor matter what i will never give up.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/karma-relaxes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, May 23. 2022 02:32 PM
    Dorje Shugden was one of their main protector practices and considered an emanation of Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion. There has been an unbroken tradition of the practice of Dorje Shugden as an enlightened protector since early 1700 till now. We are fortunate we learn, practice of purifying, pacifying and removing obstacles and illnesses. All thanks to our Lama Tsem Rinpoche, bringing the practice to Malaysia. Dorje Shugden had been propitiated by Sakya lineage 18th centuries ago. Dorje Shugden has been viewed as an Enlightened Protector. Evidence from the Sakya throne holders themselves, who are the holders of the Sakya tradition’s most precious Tantric transmission.
    comes from none other than the Sakya throne holders themselves, who are the holders of the Sakya tradition’s most precious Tantric transmission. The Sakya lineage holders are considered to be emanations of Avalokiteshvara and Manjushri, and their family lineage is regarded as divine. They had propitiated Dorje Shugden as a fully enlightened being and composed a praise to him. This prayer has since achieved prominence and is still widely used today.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this sharing as it is marvelous to read that the supreme Dharmapala, Dorje Shugden is none sectarian. As confirmed by the 39th Sakya Trizin Dragshul Trinley Rinchen (1871 – 1935) who wrote,
    The Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden Tsel definitively is Avalokiteshvara.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-sakya-lineage-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, May 23. 2022 02:29 PM
    Beautiful White Tara paintings by a very talented artist indeed . Love those paintings , merely looking at it is a blessing. Each of those paintings has it unique way which tells us a thousand words. White Tara is associated with maternal compassion and healing. In many representations, she has eyes in the palms of her hands and on the soles of her feet, as well as in the center of her forehead, representing her power to see those who are suffering and offer her aid.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing and explaining all about it for us to understand better.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/spectacular-white-tara.html
  • Saras
    Thursday, May 19. 2022 02:38 PM
    It is quite sad to know the condition of our Earth. Pollution essentially affects the quality of human life than one can imagine. The resources earth provides us are limited. They are blessings which we do not count.

    All these are mainly caused by human activities which harm the environment. It works in mysterious ways, sometimes which cannot be seen by the naked eye. Human has become selfish and is utilizing the earth’s resources at a instant rapid rate to enjoy privileges however forgotten on the effect of it in long run.

    Earth is a privilege given to us by nature and it’s our responsibility to protect it . Our well
    being solely depends on this. We should create awareness and start taking action to help our mother nature instead of looking for another earth. However, this is soon going to be our reality if we do not save the earth now.

    https://bit.ly/3wpmvEW
  • Saras
    Tuesday, May 17. 2022 10:59 PM
    Thank you for the unique interior design of Tao Restaurant in New York. I am very much fascinated to see the huge Buddha statue in this restaurant.

    The design idea is as such that able to bring versatile atmosphere to life. It also has a significant influence on customer experience because it includes planning the layout of the restaurant.

    Looking at the design itself very much suit to a Vegetarian Restaurant.

    https://bit.ly/3MqRkPe
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, May 17. 2022 03:52 PM
    Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche, also known as Chetul Sangye Dorje, is one of the few living disciples of the great master Khenpo Ngagchung . A great renowned realised Dzogchen yogis Master known for his great realization and strict disciplines. He lives a life as a wandering yogi meditating alone in caves for many years ,ceaselessly working to overturn samsara for all sentient beings. During his life Chatral Rinpoche was one of the most vocal opponents of meat eating in Tibetan Buddhism. He releases large amounts of fish from the Calcutta fish markets every year.Chatral Rinpoche even composed a song about this practise of saving lives. His amazing story and teachings had indeed inspired many especially the westerners. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/kyabje-chatral-sangye-dorjee-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, May 17. 2022 03:51 PM
    Samfoonheei on May 17, 2022 at 3:45 pm
    Revisit this incredible sharing of the history of Bhutan and the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. Bhutan a beautiful landlocked country have been long connected with Dorje Shugden ever since the days of 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche Jetsun Jigme Norbu long and established tradition in Bhutan. Bhutan recognizes Buddhism as the state’s “spiritual heritage,” provides for freedom of religion, and bans discrimination based on religious belief. Buddhism was first introduced to Bhutan in the 7th century by Guru Padmasambhava. The Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal is considered to be the founder of modern day Bhutan. Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal was notable Drukpa Kagyu masters of this nation advocated the practice of the enlightened Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. These goes back to the time of the 3rd Drubwang Tenzin Zangpo from the incarnation lineage where he had authored part of an early propitiation text to Dorje Shugden. Followed by the 4th Zhabdrung Jigme Norbu, from the reincarnation lineage of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, also included extensive prayers to Dorje Shugden in his collected works. Interesting findings the Gyalwang Drukpas are considered to be emanations of Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion. All liturgies to Dorje Shugden can be found in the collected works of prominent high lamas whose incarnation lineages are deeply linked with the very fabric of Bhutan’s history. The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche Jetsun Jigme Norbu is highly attained and cannot be wrong about Dorje Shugden. The 4th Zhabdrung Jigme Norbu’s autobiography tells all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing. May more and more people know the truth the very truth and realised that Dorje Shugden is not evil but a very powerful dharma protector. The practice of Dorje Shugden is indeed very beneficial which had been practiced centuries ago.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-4th-zhabdrung-rinpoche-of-bhutan-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, May 17. 2022 03:40 PM
    Great reading this post by Martin Desai of Huffington Post that brought out the truth of the illegal ban to the world. Huffpost an American news aggregator and blog, with localized and international editions, publishing a fair and logical article on the religious discrimination issue. It’s the Dorje Shugden controversy that’s have been going on along long time ago. For over more than 20 years Dorje Shugden people had been suffering from discrimination and segregation for their practice. Thank you Martin Desai for high lighting this injustice issue and sharing it is to the world. Thank you Huffington Post for publishing. Those who practice Dorje Shugden are being denied of service from hospitals and clinics. Some even are not allowed to work in government sectors. There’s more proof to support that it has happened like checking into hotel as in this post . Reading this article will tell all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/huffington-post-when-machiavelli-dons-tibetan-robes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 12. 2022 01:34 PM
    Prof. Lokesh Chandra is a well known scholar of the Vedic period, Buddhism and the Indian arts. Amazingly he has he published 576 books and 286 articles just between 1942 and 2004. He has also held many official government positions as well. Wow he has travelled widely all over Europe, Asia and Russia. He has studied many multi languages as such English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Bengali, Pali, Old Persian, Japanese, Chinese, Tibetan, Malayalam, Mongolian, Indonesian, Greek, Latin, German, French, Tamil, Old Javanese, Russian, Avesta, and even Old Persian. Truly genius talented scholar of all time.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Joy for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/books-poetry/professor-lokesh-chandra-indias-great-scholar.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 12. 2022 01:31 PM
    GREAT NEWS…..Jewish priests are promoting vegetarianism to their followers . Most modern-day Jews are not vegetarian. Following a vegetarian diet are varied but include health benefits, such as reducing life threading diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and some cancers disease. Vegetarians appear to have lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure and lower rates of hypertension and type 2 diabetes . That’s very true. By not eating meat one helps to discourage the cruel treatment of animals such as cows, pigs, chickens, and other animals on factory farms for consumption. One also helps to improve the environment, insofar as factory farms are major sources of water and air pollution, including gasses that contribute to global warming. By not eating meat one helps oneself, since a vegetarian diet is far healthier for humans than a diet based on meat. Jewish Vegetarian Society and others did the right approach to values of compassion for animals, protection of the environment, and concern for health reasons and spiritual well-being.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing on behalf of those animals who cannot speak for themselves.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/rabbis-urge-jews-to-go-vegan-in-global-campaign.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 12. 2022 01:29 PM
    John Shelby Spong an American bishop of the Episcopal Church. A liberal Christian theologian, religion commentator, and author, spoke bravely of what he thought of the Christian belief away from theism and traditional doctrines. To some Christians, Bishop John Shelby Spong was a heretic. Entrusted with defending the faith, he dismissed notions of the resurrection of Jesus that have been foundations of Christianity for centuries. Bishop Spong came to believe that insistence on an inerrant, literal view of the Bible obscures truth and destroys faith. He was an outspoken leader who believed that faith and worship should be open to marginalised groups. He sermonize a powerful message of love and justice that would resonate in an increasingly secular age. He gain international fame while writing more than two dozen books, appearing on TV shows as well. He was the recipient of three honorary awards to date before his passing. Interesting read .
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring article.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/bishop-john-spong-on-religion-and-god-very-interesting.html
  • Saras
    Tuesday, May 10. 2022 03:39 PM
    Thank you for sharing the wonderful experience of making the wealth vase and the wealth box. A Wealth Box represents the divine abode of the wealth deities.

    It is quite a task to complete this as it requires a lot of effort and energy to input into the various collection of materials to complete the wealth vase and the wealth box.

    I had a lot information about this beneficial ritual which generates the energy to acquire resources for the proliferation of Dharma.

    https://bit.ly/3ssVrST
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, May 10. 2022 03:23 PM
    Very exciting news! H E kyabje Dagom Rinpoche’s incarnation is back. This young incarnation pay a visit to Trode Khangsar Chapel and makes offerings of gold to Djorje Shugden. This 350-year-old Trode Khangsar chapel was built and dedicated to Dorje Shugden the Powerful Dharma Protector. Offering gold to sacred images is a very traditional Tibetan method of paying homage to holy images. Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche’s previous lives were great masters, scholars and practitioners of Dorje Shugden. He held on strongly to his faith, devotion and respect for the Dorje Shugden. It is indeed inspiring to read and know that great masters are coming back. It brings so much hope and deepens faith that these Tulkus are back, life after life. As claimed by the Tibetan leadership that anyone practicing Dorje Shugden one will take rebirth into the lower realms. That’s wrongly says . Interesting post.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/incarnation-of-kyabje-dagom-rinpoche-makes-offerings-of-gold-to-dorje-shugden
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, May 10. 2022 03:21 PM
    Interesting read even not so scary afterall. But someone who have not experience before seeing a dark swirling ‘entity’ that was not exactly the shape of human will be frozen to death. Not for me as I do have Ds pendant with me and chanting Mantras helps me. Most hotels do have special unwanted guests . I did experienced this before while staying in old hotels .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/paranormal-stories/25903.html

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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Trying to WE-fie. Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
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Trying to WE-fie. Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
Trying to "WE-fie". Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
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Trying to "WE-fie". Do we get that just alright, lol? Come and join us next time at Jalan Seang Tek, Kechara Penang Chapel. Celebrate Wesak with us ~ by Jacinta
Celebrated Wesak Day 2022 in Penang, with a group of fun, committed, helpful and also devoted friends & family. Kechara Penang Study Group 15/5/2022 ~by Jacinta
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Celebrated Wesak Day 2022 in Penang, with a group of fun, committed, helpful and also devoted friends & family. Kechara Penang Study Group 15/5/2022 ~by Jacinta
Vesak Day 2022 - Bird liberation. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
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Vesak Day 2022 - Bird liberation. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
All attendees are paying homage to Rinpoche and Buddhas before the start of our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. Outwardly, it seems that Dorje Shugden helps practitioners overcoming their obstacles and problems but ultimately Dorje Shugden’s supreme purpose is to help practitioners on their path to Enlightenment. Do join in our weekly DS puja, every Saturday @3 pm at Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. ~by Jacinta
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All attendees are paying homage to Rinpoche and Buddhas before the start of our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. Outwardly, it seems that Dorje Shugden helps practitioners overcoming their obstacles and problems but ultimately Dorje Shugden’s supreme purpose is to help practitioners on their path to Enlightenment. Do join in our weekly DS puja, every Saturday @3 pm at Jalan Seang Tek, Penang. ~by Jacinta
All of us are practicing on how to properly use dorje(Vajra), bell and damaru ~ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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All of us are practicing on how to properly use dorje(Vajra), bell and damaru ~ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
After inviting Dorje Shugden Wangze, Pastor Seng Piow teaches us how to use ritual objects and the full set of prayer accompanying it. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
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After inviting Dorje Shugden Wangze, Pastor Seng Piow teaches us how to use ritual objects and the full set of prayer accompanying it. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
With great happiness, merits and excitement that Penang Group have invited Buddha Wangzey to Penang chapel, complete with full rituals and prayer. 30th April 2022 Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
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With great happiness, merits and excitement that Penang Group have invited Buddha Wangzey to Penang chapel, complete with full rituals and prayer. 30th April 2022 Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
Come and get your blessing from Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden in Penang @ Jalan Seang Tek ~ by Jacinta.
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Come and get your blessing from Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden in Penang @ Jalan Seang Tek ~ by Jacinta.
Special thanks to one of our dedicated Penang group members, Choong for superb tormas. Swift Return Puja @ every Saturday, 3pm. Do contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
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Special thanks to one of our dedicated Penang group members, Choong for superb tormas. Swift Return Puja @ every Saturday, 3pm. Do contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
Thanks to William for being the Umze for Swift Return Puja at Penang Centre. ~ by Jacinta
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Thanks to William for being the Umze for Swift Return Puja at Penang Centre. ~ by Jacinta
The members of Kechara Penang Study Group are offering serkym to Dorje Shugden and His entourage. There's puja every Saturday @ 3 pm at Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek. All are welcome. ~by Jacinta
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The members of Kechara Penang Study Group are offering serkym to Dorje Shugden and His entourage. There's puja every Saturday @ 3 pm at Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek. All are welcome. ~by Jacinta
We are in the third week of Ramadan this year, and kind volunteers have never failed to feed people in need since Tengku Zatashah started this meaningful #zerofoodwastage initiative in 2016. The aim is to benefit the underprivileged with nice surplus food collected from Ramadan buffets. Every night during the month of Ramadan, volunteers collect surplus cooked food from hotels and distribute it to charity homes and low-income families. THANK YOU, Tengku, dedicated volunteers and hotel partners, for making this Ramadan special for the underprivileged. #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment - KSK @ Vivian
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We are in the third week of Ramadan this year, and kind volunteers have never failed to feed people in need since Tengku Zatashah started this meaningful #zerofoodwastage initiative in 2016. The aim is to benefit the underprivileged with nice surplus food collected from Ramadan buffets. Every night during the month of Ramadan, volunteers collect surplus cooked food from hotels and distribute it to charity homes and low-income families. THANK YOU, Tengku, dedicated volunteers and hotel partners, for making this Ramadan special for the underprivileged. #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment - KSK @ Vivian
We were chanting Migsetma mantra at the time this picture was taken. Thanks to all our Penang members who are very committed to attend Swift Return puja weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group, every Saturday @ 3pm. ~by Jacinta
1 month ago
We were chanting Migsetma mantra at the time this picture was taken. Thanks to all our Penang members who are very committed to attend Swift Return puja weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group, every Saturday @ 3pm. ~by Jacinta
William, who is our leader/ Umze is cleaning the pantry and Gordon offered up 4 carton of packet drinks today. We cannot thank you enough for all kind hearted who sponsored various offerings weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
1 month ago
William, who is our leader/ Umze is cleaning the pantry and Gordon offered up 4 carton of packet drinks today. We cannot thank you enough for all kind hearted who sponsored various offerings weekly. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
Siew Hong came with a basket of fruits while Choong, who is expert in baking offered tormas today for our Swift Return Puja. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
1 month ago
Siew Hong came with a basket of fruits while Choong, who is expert in baking offered tormas today for our Swift Return Puja. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
Dedicated sisters, Sharyn and Swee Bee. They always make sure our puja offerings, especially fruits are arranged nicely. Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
1 month ago
Dedicated sisters, Sharyn and Swee Bee. They always make sure our puja offerings, especially fruits are arranged nicely. Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
Committed and hardworking Kechara Penang members, Mr. Tang and Mr. Huey. Really appreciate having you both at our weekly puja . Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
1 month ago
Committed and hardworking Kechara Penang members, Mr. Tang and Mr. Huey. Really appreciate having you both at our weekly puja . Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
KSK medic personnel have been tending to the needs of the clients every week. Their consistent kindness helps improve the medical welfare of those without a home. Thank you for serving and making them your priority on your weekends. #medicteam #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
2 months ago
KSK medic personnel have been tending to the needs of the clients every week. Their consistent kindness helps improve the medical welfare of those without a home. Thank you for serving and making them your priority on your weekends. #medicteam #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
In the midst of chaos, let's start healing. We have Dorje Shugden Puja every Saturday @ 3 pm. Contact William for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group. ~ by Jacinta.
3 months ago
In the midst of chaos, let's start healing. We have Dorje Shugden Puja every Saturday @ 3 pm. Contact William for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group. ~ by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Pastor is in da' house!!!! Kechara Penang Study Group @ Saturday, 3 pm. Contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
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Pastor is in da' house!!!! Kechara Penang Study Group @ Saturday, 3 pm. Contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
3 months ago
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After Dorje Shugden puja @Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek, members went to a nearby vegetarian shop for gathering. #CNY2022 #HappyReunion by Jacinta.
4 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek, members went to a nearby vegetarian shop for gathering. #CNY2022 #HappyReunion by Jacinta.
In 2021, we've encountered far too many challenges—Pandemic, months-long lockdown, landslide, and flood. We are proud to witness Malaysians helping one another as these agonies come sequentially. Looking back to 2021, Kechara Soup Kitchen has made significant progress, with more to come in 2022. Every year, we move a little closer to our vision. We are immensely thankful to have such dedicated teams of volunteers willing to go above and beyond for our clients. Not to mention our sponsors and donors; none of this would have been possible without you. Thank you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for helping the underprivileged to a better future. Have a blessed year ahead from our hearts to your hearts. #2022 #newyear #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
4 months ago
In 2021, we've encountered far too many challenges—Pandemic, months-long lockdown, landslide, and flood. We are proud to witness Malaysians helping one another as these agonies come sequentially. Looking back to 2021, Kechara Soup Kitchen has made significant progress, with more to come in 2022. Every year, we move a little closer to our vision. We are immensely thankful to have such dedicated teams of volunteers willing to go above and beyond for our clients. Not to mention our sponsors and donors; none of this would have been possible without you. Thank you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for helping the underprivileged to a better future. Have a blessed year ahead from our hearts to your hearts. #2022 #newyear #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
Ipoh members were taking turns to offer Serkym and lights to Dorje Shugden. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Ipoh members were taking turns to offer Serkym and lights to Dorje Shugden. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh members were preparing for Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Kechara Ipoh members were preparing for Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 4th Dec 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 4th Dec 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed a Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 20th Nov '21. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed a Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 20th Nov '21. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Philip, our new visitor to Ipoh centre, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Three Jewels prior to DS puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Mr. Philip, our new visitor to Ipoh centre, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Three Jewels prior to DS puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has resumed our Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 6th Nov 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has resumed our Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 6th Nov 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 months ago
Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
8 months ago
Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
1 years ago
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
1 years ago
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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