15 year old does Manjushri retreat

Apr 29, 2012 | Views: 1,138

(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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    Lama Tsongkhapa was an influential Tibetan Buddhist monk, philosopher and tantric yogi, whose activities led to the formation of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism . Lama Tsongkhapa was hailed as the second Buddha by contemporary Buddhist masters of his time. Famous for reviving Buddhism in Tibet and revered for elevating the Dharma to all its present glory. Hence having a 12 ft Lama Tsongkhapa Statue at new Kechara Gompa (Prayer Hall) is indeed a blessing. Its truly beautiful. Merely by looking at it is a blessing .
    Thank you Rinpoche and team effort making it possible.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/10-ft-tsongkapa-here.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 4. 2024 04:09 PM
    The Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, near Pelling in the northeastern Sikkim. The monastery is about 375 year old and is one of the oldest and premier monasteries of Sikkim. Its also the most famous monastery in Sikkim and one of the most important monastery belonging to the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism. Pemayangtse monastery was founded around 1647-48 recording to history. Well the Monastery is part of Buddhist religious pilgrimage circuit built with scenic backdrop of snow-capped mountains on two sides. Where many locals and tourists will travel to Sikkim yearly . Over the centuries, the monastery has withstood earthquakes and has gone through series of refurbishments and preservation efforts. Interesting story behind this monastery, would love to travel to Sikkim again .
    Lieutenant Colonel Laurence Austine Waddell was a British explorer, collector in Tibet, and author, travelling throughout India,Sikkim and areas on the borders of Nepal and Tibet. He wrote about the Tibetan Buddhist religious practices from what he observed while there. In Sikkim he made a stunning discovery, that Dorje Shugden existence in the Nyingma monastery as written in his book. Hence it has proven that Dorje Shugden been worshipped not only in Gelug lineage but as well in the Nyingma centuries ago too. Its not a minority practice afterall .
    Thank you Rinpoche and Seow Choong Liang for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden-in-nyingma-pemayangtse-monastery-sikkim.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 4. 2024 04:07 PM
    Revisit this interesting post of a great Master
    Buton Rinchen Drup, was a 14th-century Sakya master and Tibetan Buddhist leader. He is widely considered to be one of Tibet’s greatest scholars, historians, translators, and writers. He has been the role model for many of Tibet’s greatest masters over the centuries, including the present Dalai Lama. His legacy also included the compilation of 500 years’ worth of translated teachings into the encyclopedic Kangyur and Tangyur collections. This monumental effort helped to preserve and propagate the teachings throughout Tibet. These collections have become well known by all of the schools of Buddhism in Tibet, and continue to this day. He truly was one of the brightest lights of Tibetan Buddhism.
    Throughout his life, Buton Rinchen Drup has continued to serve humanity and the Dharma. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/tibets-great-scholar-buton-rinchen-drub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 4. 2024 04:05 PM
    Toyuq, located 50 km east of Turpan a unique city in the Flaming Mountains.From all sides the city is surrounded by deserts and mountains, destroyed medieval towns and ruins of ancient settlements. Toyuq, an Islamic pilgrimage center, nestles at the base of the Flaming Mountains. Here there are many mosques, both medieval and modern ones been built over the years. The first Uighur ruler had converted to Islam, and shrines was then built in the locality honouring the ruler. There was a story behind the legendary Seven Sleepers of Ephesus where there was a group of youths hiding inside a cave, at the Flaming mountains outside the city of Ephesus around 250 AD. Buildings can be seen practically everywhere with pierced walls that is used for drying grapes to make raisins. Raisins and melons are most known products of the region. Turpan is one of the most densely populated cities in Xinjiang the popukation consists of mainly the Muslim Uyghurs.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting post with many interesting history dated to 6,000 years ago.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/toyuq-village.html
  • Troy
    Sunday, Aug 27. 2023 08:09 PM
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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:37 PM
    The Fourth Takpu, Pema Vajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub was a highly attained lama. He was also commonly known as Takpu Dorje Chang who had many authentic visions of the Buddhas. He had even received directly teachings from Buddhas. He had received direct visions of Tara herself. Tagpu Pemavajra had travelled to Tushita, the heavenly abode of Lama Tsongkhapa as requested by Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche where he received the complete cycle of teachings on Dorje Shugden. Tagpu Pemavajra was one such lama who was attained enough to receive these teachings for the benefit of others. He was instrumental in the development of the Dorje Shugden practice within the Gelug tradition. Wow he was able to astral travel to various pure lands and receive special teachings. Interesting biography of a great lama.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-fourth-takpu-pema-vajra-jampel-tenpai-ngodrub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:32 PM
    Jan Salter a renowned artist, and inspiring lady who founded the Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre, a charity organisation. She was an inspiring lady whose energy and commitment to the goal of alleviating the suffering of street animals. She used her own saving to building and starting the Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre the first organisation in Nepal. In recognition of the work for the welfare of the stray animals she was awarded by the International Human Society and the British government. She had benefitted many with her generous nature that she used to benefit others in ways that went far beyond the meaning of normal charity work.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/jans-a-hero-kathmandu-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:30 PM
    Amazing discovery a 2,000 year old Indian Buddhist document as it tell us how Buddhism took root in India. It’s the oldest Buddhist manuscripts yet discovered, dating from about the 1st century BCE to 3rd century CE. Found in the north-western outskirts of the Indian subcontinent an ancient Buddhist kindgom. The document, written on a birch bark scroll offers rare insight into the early history of Buddhism. Surviving manuscripts are rare only a few hundred are known to still exist. Understanding the history of the region helps us realize the significance of this scroll.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/indian-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:27 PM
    Yu Pengnian a real estate tycoon ‘s journey from poor street hawker to be one of a richest person in mainland China. His passion for charity is a result of his own humble beginnings. He has donated all his assets of billions to charity, making him China’s top philanthropist. Whatever profits he made from his business he donated to the Yu Pengnian Foundation which he founded. He became the first Chinese national to give more than billions to charities, scholarships, helping poor students. Self- made Chinese billionaire he gives away entire fortune to charity.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/chinese-philanthropist-donates-it-all.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:25 PM
    Even though its an old post its definitely very inspirational article. About Master Cheng Yen, a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, teacher, and philanthropist. Master Cheng Yen was an inspiring spiritual leader who was the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation. Due to her incredible work she was featured on FORBES a leading news and information source. As the founder of the international charity and humanitarian organization Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, Master Cheng Yen has become a global icon. As a revered Buddhist nun and Dharma teacher, she has been a key figure in the development of modern Taiwanese Buddhism. With the great aspiration of compassion and joy, she embarked on a great mission of helping and saving those sufferings and hardships. She initiated and dedicated herself to whole life long mission of helping people and spreading kindness. The Tzu Chi Foundation has million supporters and volunteers throughout the world. They are known for the astonishing speed and efficiency which it brings aid to victims of natural disasters. Countless numbers of victims had benefitted from their compassionate work. Interesting read of an inspiring Master.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/nun-on-forbes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2023 04:23 PM
    With a supportive parents Tsechen Wongmu ( Ma Ying ) a college-student-turned nun at a young age. She moved to Xinlong Dongzhi temple in southwest China’s Sichuan province amid the snow-covered mountains 4,200 meters high. She had made brave move. As a little girl she learned about Buddhism from her grandparents. This holy mountain is reputed as “King of Mountains in Sichuan” with fascinating snow and alpine. She has made a choice to be there. She has won public attentions after posting her poem and diary on internet with millions of followers. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring read.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/post-80s-girl-practices-buddhism-as-a-nun-in-snow-capped-plateau.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:27 PM
    We are not alone , there are many unexplained mysterious monsters sightings. These sightings has remain unsolved mysteries. All these encounters has send shockwaves throughout many parts in the world. The video of mysterious monsters which was narrated by Peter Graves , has viewers to believe mysterious monsters do exists after all. Very convincing . Many interesting frightening creatures such as Lochness, Bigfoot,Yeti and so forth are explored in this video. Do watch .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-mysterious-monsters-narrated-by-peter-graves.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:25 PM
    We are not alone , there are many unexplained mysterious monsters sightings. These sightings has remain unsolved mysteries. All these encounters has send shockwaves throughout many parts in the world. The video of mysterious monsters which was narrated by Peter Graves , has viewers to believe mysterious monsters do exists after all. Very convincing . Many interesting frightening creatures such as Lochness, Bigfoot,Yeti and so forth are explored in this video. Do watch .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/the-mysterious-monsters-narrated-by-peter-graves.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:23 PM
    Visited this stunning standing Manjushri which is located at the Manjushree Park at Chobhar, in Kathmandu, Nepal recently. Feeling so blessed able to see it , with my friends. Manjushree Park, one of most natural, historic attactive park within Kathmandu valley. Fantastic well managed picnic spot one should visit and not to be missed when one is at Kathmandu Nepal. Visible 33 ft. high black stone carved Manjushree statue .Manjushri is one of the most important iconic figures in Mahayana Buddhism. The powerful image representing ever-present wisdom plus the sword of awareness to cut off all delusion. An interesting story behind this Kathmandu Valley where mythology and geology intertwine.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/the-standing-manjushri-in-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 17. 2023 03:15 PM
    According to Buddhist teaching, prostration manifests the spiritual growth, faith of a person. In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, prostration is an important element of practice. Traditionally, prostrations are more than a show of respect for Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. Making prostration is a basic part of our lives in Buddhism. They are a method to purify our mind, or the antidote for ego-clinging. One of the general benefits of prostration is that in the future we will achieve a good rebirth . Prostration is a very powerful activity that can clear away obscuration of our body, speech, and mind as well as clearing our past and present negative karma. A huge merits for anyone doing prostration with proper visualization as well as the proper motivation.
    Having seen practitioners doing prostration along the road at Lhasa and reading teachings on prostration on blogs had motivated me to do retreat on it. Its was during the MCO back in 2020, I did a prostration retreat then. Even though it took me a longer time somehow I have completed 100,150k prostrations . Now I am still continue to do but not as many prostration as before.
    Well even though this is an old post I would to congratulate those involved in the prostration retreat at that time. It’s a good that Kechara is have a teachings on prostration and retreat .
    Thank you Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/letters-cards-gifts/prostration-retreat-completed.html

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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
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The celebration ended with a Dorje Shugden puja, dedicated to all the sponsors, our loved ones and as well as for the happiness & good health for all sentient beings. May Rinpoche return swiftly too and taking this opportunity wishing all Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai from all of us, Kechara Penang Study Group. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Seen here, Pastor Seng Piow set off firecrackers - welcoming of the upcoming year with enthusiasm and positive energy. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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In this pic, Pastor Seng Piow is sharing Dharma with newbies ~ Sharyn's friends. It's always good to make light offerings at the beginning of new year. By making light offerings, you are able to dispel the darkness of ignorance and achieve wisdom. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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One the day of Losar (new lunar year), it is always beneficial for Buddhist practitioners to get together in making abundant offerings to Buddhas on the altar to usher in goodness, prosperity and well-being of our loved ones. It's more auspicious this year as Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, 10th Feb, 2024. Back in Penang, our Kechara members came together to decorate the altar with abundance offerings for Dorje Shugden puja @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
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Mr. Dared Lim was offering water bowls on behalf of Kechara Ipoh Study Group. (Kin Hoe)
Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
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Jun from Ipoh was offering mandarin oranges to Mother Tara and The Three Jewels. (Kin Hoe)
Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
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Prior to our puja in Ipoh, Mr. & Mrs. Cheah Fook Wan were preparing for the offerings to the Buddhas. (Kin Hoe)
On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
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On Sunday afternoon, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Mother Tara prayer recitations in Ipoh. (Kin Hoe)
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Some of the best shots taken during Thaipusam in Penang. Swee Bee, Huey, Tang KS, Nathan, Choong SH and Jacinta volunteered. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
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Simple yet powerful ally ~ Bhagawan Dorje Shuden. Kechara Penang Study Group consists of Chien Seong, Hue, Choong SH, Tang KS, Swee Bee and Jacinta. Wai Meng came all the way from KL to help out. Uploaded by Jacinta.
Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Thaipusam in Penang. Some of the best shots. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Nothing beats having a sacred audience with our lineage lamas. It's not selfie or wefie, but we have the best 'groufie'!!! 20th Jan 2024, Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
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Welcoming our lineage Gurus to our Penang Chapel today! Pastor Seng Piow explained the significance of having Guru Tree and introduced to us our lineage lamas, Buddhas, deities, protectors and etc.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Umze for the day was Siew Hong. She's just been with us for slightly more than a year now but she's proven her capability in leading the puja. Our Penang group members are so proud of her and her commitment in attending the weekly puja. Despite being eloquence and smart, she has beautiful chant as well. When she leads, make sure you are there to hear her chant for yourself! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
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Tara Recitation is on now at KISG - Wai Meng
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
2 months ago
Photo from Wan Wai Meng
A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/\_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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A sea of yellow ~usually in Tibetan Buddhism yellow represents growth. We prayed that our Penang group will grow in terms of people, wealth and attainments too. _/_ Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed.  Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
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After Dorje Shugden puja @3pm, we had Rinpoche's Swift Return puja too. We laughed as Sis Swee Bee was commenting that Tang should smile ~ here's the reason why we laughed. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta Goh
2 months ago
Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Today's (9/12/2023)Dorje Shugden puja led by Gordon. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
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Dharma sharing by Hue before we proceeded with DS puja & Rinpoche Swift Return puja. Hue is one of the long time Kechara Penang members and he comes to puja regularly. He shared that he truly believes that Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche always there guiding him. He shared how sometimes DS will give him hints to avert troubles ahead or to alert him when he 'misbehaved'. Hope many will come to know more about this powerful Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden aka DS. Having Dorje Shugden is like having a powerful ally that will protect us day and night. Just trust Him and have faith. Kechara Penang Study Group, 25/11/2023 by Jacinta.
Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
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Kechara Penang Study Group had our weekly DS puja , led by our beloved sis Swee Bee and serkym by Mr. Lee. After that, we completed Swift Return puja also. 18th Nov 2023. By Jacinta
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
3 months ago
#Back2back 11th Nov 2023 Dorje Shugden puja & Rinpoche's Swift Return puja @Penang Chapel, 49 Jalan Seang Tek, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang. Every Saturday @3pm/5pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
4 months ago
Pic: Rinpoche Swift Return puja ~ 21/10/23 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
4 months ago
#Backtoback A few months back, Kechara Penang Study Group started to have two pujas consecutively on Saturday. Dorje Shugden puja @3pm and thereafter Rinpoche Swift Return puja. This can only be achieved due to the committed members from Penang. A big round of applause...... Pic : DS puja on 21/10/2023 Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
More pictures of the day! Kechara Penang Chapel & public blessings 3rd Oct 2023 by Jacinta.
5 months ago
More pictures of the day! Kechara Penang Chapel & public blessings 3rd Oct 2023 by Jacinta.
Some pictures of the public blessings taken right after the puja was completed by the monks. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 3rd Oct 2023.
5 months ago
Some pictures of the public blessings taken right after the puja was completed by the monks. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 3rd Oct 2023.
3rd Oct 2023, Tibetan monks came to Kechara Penang for chapel & public blessing, in conjunction with the arrival of H. E Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue. Thanks to Pastor Henry & Pastor Seng Piow, who guided us throughout the event. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
3rd Oct 2023, Tibetan monks came to Kechara Penang for chapel & public blessing, in conjunction with the arrival of H. E Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue. Thanks to Pastor Henry & Pastor Seng Piow, who guided us throughout the event. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue is here! 3rd Oct 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Tsem Rinpoche's holy statue is here! 3rd Oct 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
29th Sept 2023. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden puja adjourned at 4.30pm with 9 attendees. Thereafter, a Rinpoche Swift Return puja was completed too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
29th Sept 2023. Kechara Penang Dorje Shugden puja adjourned at 4.30pm with 9 attendees. Thereafter, a Rinpoche Swift Return puja was completed too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
We've completed DS puja at 4pm, 16th Sept 2023. Umze for the day was KS Tang. Bee Bee, Eric & Eric Jr attended too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
5 months ago
We've completed DS puja at 4pm, 16th Sept 2023. Umze for the day was KS Tang. Bee Bee, Eric & Eric Jr attended too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
On 19th Aug 2023, we have just completed our DS puja, led by William. We started our DS puja with taking refuge with the Three Jewels i.e. Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
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On 19th Aug 2023, we have just completed our DS puja, led by William. We started our DS puja with taking refuge with the Three Jewels i.e. Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
At the conclusion, we invoked Rinpoche's blessing by chanting His name mantra. See you all next week. Every Saturday @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
6 months ago
At the conclusion, we invoked Rinpoche's blessing by chanting His name mantra. See you all next week. Every Saturday @3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Lots of offerings for 2 days retreat (22nd - 23rd July 2023). We offered vegetables, fruits, biscuits, carbonated drinks and many more. Do join us next time. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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Lots of offerings for 2 days retreat (22nd - 23rd July 2023). We offered vegetables, fruits, biscuits, carbonated drinks and many more. Do join us next time. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
We have a few new retreatants this round. Through the guidance of Pastor Seng Piow, all of them completed the retreat successfully. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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We have a few new retreatants this round. Through the guidance of Pastor Seng Piow, all of them completed the retreat successfully. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
#Throwback 22nd July 2023, Kechara Penang Study Group DS retreat, led by Pastor Seng Piow. By Jacinta
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#Throwback 22nd July 2023, Kechara Penang Study Group DS retreat, led by Pastor Seng Piow. By Jacinta
When you're in Penang, do drop by at Penang Chapel @ 49, Jalan Seang Tek for our weekly Dorje Shugden puja & Swift Return Puja. You'll get to fulfill your wishes, overcome problems and perhaps you can get protection from negativities and harm too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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When you're in Penang, do drop by at Penang Chapel @ 49, Jalan Seang Tek for our weekly Dorje Shugden puja & Swift Return Puja. You'll get to fulfill your wishes, overcome problems and perhaps you can get protection from negativities and harm too. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
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