Jill hits 100,000!

Jan 22, 2013 | Views: 431

Dear friends,

Earlier yesterday, I received a pleasant surprise from one of my students, Jill Yam. She presented me with a basket filled with healthy organic food. it also came along with a sincere hand written card to inform me she has completed 100,000 water bowl offering. I was so amazed at her sincere practice and offering. Such a wonderful surprise!!

She told me that throughout her water offering retreat, Pastor Yek Yee was instrumental in guiding her through it… I’m glad to hear this. I conceptualized the idea of having Pastors so that they can help others in their Dharma practice… this is the very reason why Pastor Yek Yee, Pastor Susan, Pastor Lanse, Pastor Han Nee, Pastor Chia and Anila became Pastors

I love getting letters that shares with me my student’s spiritual growth… it tells me that all the years of being in Malaysia has bore some results, and that there are people here who wish to practice the Dharma sincerely. Thank you Jill for this wonderful offering of 100,000 water bowl offerings dedicated to the growth of Kechara Forest Retreat. I am deeply touched by your sincerity towards the Dharma.  I want to share this to inspire many others to engage in practice also.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 Offerings from Jill…

 

 

The card reads:

Dear Rinpoche,

I have completed my water offering retreat and I wish to offer it to Rinpoche along with these offerings. (Attached is my tabulated counts by months) Under the guidance of Pastor Yek Yee, I have completed 110,010 bowls of water offerings.

I took on this retreat with the intent of offering it for Rinpoche’s long life and for Kechara Forest Retreat to manifest swiftly. Throughout the retreat, I took my vegetarian vows too. The retreat has been a humbling experience. It has been calm and peaceful.

Although there has been times where I felt tedious and tiring, both physically and mentally, I focused and reflected on my motivation and regained my strength to carry on when I filled my last bowl and completed the retreat. I was spiritually filled with joy.

Having completed this retreat, I have a better understanding of patience and perseverance. i also have to thank Pastor Yek Yee and my family for their encouragement throughout.

May whatever merits that I may have accumulated throughout this retreat, I offer them all to Rinpoche.

Thank you.

From,

Jill Yam

18/09/2013

 


 Jill’s water offering count:

 Total count of Jill’s water offering retreat

 

 Her first month, Jill started her water offering retreat last year June.

 

 Water offering counts for July 2012

 

  Water offering counts for August 2012

 

  Water offering counts for September 2012

 

  Water offering counts for October 2012

 

  Water offering counts for November 2012

 

  Water offering counts for December 2012

 

  Water offering counts for January 2013

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  1. Tong sunsun on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    随喜Jill Yam 完成10万次的水供。这是5前行其中一行,非常殊胜,这也是我想在下一个要做的事项。然后回向给上师。祈愿我能在短时间里,有足够的能力完成。

  2. jerry_sito on Nov 10, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    感恩仁波切的分享

    这是多么的法喜充满jill师姐,完成了五前行的其一,十万次的水供,并将次庄严功德回响给我们的上师詹杜固仁波切

    这是一个鼓舞我们的分享,前辈给我们的鼓励,我们也应该尽量的完成这些庄严的前行,而不是在给予太多的藉口了,水供不简单水的满溢度与杯之间的距离,需要专注的掌握在一粒米的距离,需要锻炼我们无限的细心与专注,感恩师姐的努力,成为了我们的榜样

    仁波切总是教诲我们,生命无常,与真的没有时间了,祈愿我们都能把握好时间实践与修行佛法

    感恩仁波切,一切都因在您慈爱与祝福下让我们学习佛法,祈愿您长驻在世,常转法轮

  3. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Oct 31, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    Jill is a very dedicated and hard working volunteer in Puja House, her continuity and integrity are the aspects that I have to learn from her. She is an inspiring example to look up to. Thank you Jill for all the hard work and also Rinpoche for sharing her succeed in completing the retreat.

  4. Julien Roth on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:39 pm

    I find this very cool. I myself would think that i am not able to do things like this, i don’t think i would be consistant in doing it. So i am very imrpressed with Jill. I hope i will learn in the future to be more like Jill here, and to keep on going and to never stop doing.

  5. Wylfred Ng on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing. Rejoice to Jill too for completing the 100000 bowls of water offering.

    Jill is a devoted volunteer who also always tirelessly work at Kechara Puja House. From Torma making, leading the puja and even out call puja. She is really an inspiring senior who really invest her time in dharma. And her daughter, Wan San is frequently volunteering at Kechara too.

    Really happy to have Jill to help us to understand more about puja.

    Thanks

  6. Sean Wang on Jul 16, 2013 at 6:08 pm

    Congratulations on your achievement, Jill, may you become an inspiration for many to follow. I really rejoice. Jill does so much for others in Kechara and taking care of her children, yet she takes the initiative to complete an extensive water offering retreat. I am very happy for her.

  7. William on Apr 2, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    WOW!!! Jill is really devoted to Rinpoche. I always see her volunteering in Kechara House. Her offering to Rinpoche is so sincere and she is so systematic in her counts. All are recorded so nicely. She did not lag in anyway, in any day. This is pure determination. Jill, you are an inspiration. Your whole family helps out in Kechara and now you daughter is working in KIM. Really a shiny example of a Dharma family.

  8. Pastor Chia on Mar 8, 2013 at 2:23 am

    Congratulation to Jill has completed 100,000 bowls of water offering and continue keep up your spiritual practice. I love to engage the retreat like this again and again.I remember my first watering retreat is done at Gaden Monastery at rinpoche ladrang. Everyday few of us start doing White Tara prayer and continue with water offering. How nice. I miss that a lot.

  9. tenzin llhamo on Feb 23, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    Congratulations Jill on completing your water offering retreat! As always, its truly inspiring to read about such happy updates! And to know that your motivation was for Rinpoche makes it much more interesting! Although you are a mum and volunteer, you persevered and made it! May your spiritual hourney continue to grow!

  10. philyong on Feb 14, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    Wow this blog post is indeed very exciting to read! Thank you Jill for being a good example to all of us! Jill not only did 100,000 water offering but she was also very dedicated by writing down the counts day by day and having all filed up. Amazing dedication.

    No excuses to all of us to be busy really!

  11. Tara on Feb 2, 2013 at 11:53 am

    That is really something!!!

  12. Bryan Ho on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    Dear Jill,

    Congratulation on the completion of 100k water offering, which is one of the preliminary practice advised high lamas, Lama Tsongkhapa himself also completed have to completed his prilimirary practices. The significance of offering seven/eight water bowls is to create the cause to achieve the seven limbs, or aspects, or qualities of the Vajradhara state — enlightenment, hence it’s important for us to do this daily.

    I would like to share some links about teaching regarding other preliminary practices that we can get involve to prepare ourself for higher tantric initiaiton or practices.

    Mandala offering:
    1) Offering Mandala, Offering EGO – Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
    http://youtu.be/P8IWRpWg-to

    2) Tsem Rinpoche teaches MANDALA OFFERING
    http://youtu.be/ePCXCGo-Jrs

    Prostration:
    1) Tsem Tulku Rinpoche teaches PROSTRATION (1 of 2)
    http://youtu.be/fbMFtzTGgkE

    2) Tsem Tulku Rinpoche teaches PROSTRATION (2 of 2)
    http://youtu.be/1Qon9lYJ_7M

    Prostrartion and Vajrasattva practice
    1) http://youtu.be/2KIw9_PcwZw

    Thanks
    bryan

  13. MayOng on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    Jill Yam volunteers on a regular basis in Kechara House work and Puja House pujas, as well as remained committed in her 100,000 water offerings retreat and taking care of her family needs. She is always pleasant, kind, generous, helpful and hard working. She always made sure she does her work well and not trouble others.

    She is an inspiration and I admire her for her tenacious appetite for this achievement. Jill and her family have always been an admiration for me. Congratulations!

  14. Jace Chong on Jan 29, 2013 at 1:59 am

    Congratulation Jill!!

    It’s amazing to see such a details record of the water offerings number everyday, Jill really make this a priority in her daily life.

    I really would like to thank Jill for showing a good example. Not only the determination to complete the water offerings, but also to engage the whole family to help out in Kechara House. She sees the value and preciousness of Dharma and live on it. She is a lovely lady always smiling patiently and never talk bad about anything.

    Her husband Eric Kwan is a professional camera man, a famous Director Of Photography in the TV Commercial line. He always help in Kechara InMotion works. Sometimes I ask him if he would like to charge for this, as sometimes he really spend his time and professional advice in some jobs; he told me, “This is for Kechara, if I charge you, my wife will scold me.” It’s really funny.

    I love the family so much, Wan Hong and Wan San are raised so well just like their parents.

    I wish them well and have a fruitful spiritual journey =)

  15. Paris on Jan 28, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    oh gosh this is amazing to read. I’m so so impressed with the very detailed counts that Jill took each day / month – such diligence, discipline and focus. Most impressive is that I don’t think many people even knew that she was doing this retreat, and she never let it get in the way of her other volunteering works at Kechara. She’s always seen around Kechara House, helping out at every event – before, during and after. She even brings along her children to assist, and both Wan San and Wan Hong have also become regular volunteers to Kechara House’s work. Her husband also comes to volunteer and contribute towards Kechara – I’ve often seen them all at KFR volunteering their time too. This is wonderful, that the whole family has made Dharma a part of their lives and their activity together as a family.

    Keep it up Jill, and thank you for always being such a strong and stalwart part of Kechara House 🙂

  16. Wei Theng on Jan 26, 2013 at 3:25 am

    Congratulation Jill! Rejoice in your achievement of 100,000 water offerings! It will surely blessed you and your family.

    You are very inspiring and is a very good example for all of us! Other than volunteering in KFR, learning to be Puja guide & supporting Shubten Khang in Pujas, and volunteering in Kechara activities, you still able to do it in such a short time. Your effort, consistency, persistency and faith in Guru is amazing! You also show us a very systematic and good way of how to do water offerings and recording it.

    Rejoice Jill! May you advance further and see you more often in Kechara!

  17. Wan Hong on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:38 am

    My family & I are very proud of our mother’s achievement in this water offering. My mother said that she has gained much personally from the water offering retreat. I have learnt much too through her example of setting a consistent effort and dedication to completing what she has set to achieve.

    Day in day out, my mother planned her day around the counts of water offering she has set for the day (usually around 400 to 500 bowls). As much time as she has taken to complete the water offering, she has also taken the time to take care of the family and spend time with people around her. I am proud of my mother’s achievement! I am touched by all the warm comments by everyone, I know my mom does too even more so. She was so elated when she finished her last bowl of offering!

    When I asked her which retreat she is looking forward to the next time around, she gave a few moments of serious thoughts and then flashed back a smile. I look forward to her next retreat. I should engage in one myself too. My mom has been an inspiration.

  18. Jutika on Jan 24, 2013 at 12:14 am

    Congratulations Jill Yam on completing 100,000 water offerings to the Buddhas! It is very inspiring how you never say you are to tired, to old or no time to do it!!!

    I am very surprised you managed to complete 100,000 bowls of water offerings in just 8 months! Considered that you still come to Kechara Gompa and Kechara Forest Retreat to volunteer.

    On my point of view a lady like you at your age would probably would have taken a longer period to complete 100,000 water offerings so kudos to yourself!

    May whatever merit you have accumulated in this wonderful Retreat
    may you create the causes for you to get Vajrayoghini Teachings and initiations.

    Once again congratulations on your great achievement!!!

    Love
    Jutika

  19. Sofi on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    Congratulations Jill! U serve as a very example for me, in ur perseverance and dedication towards dharma growth. I really rejoice for you and your family.

  20. nicholas on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:25 am

    Congratulation Jill!
    You are so inspiring and show your sincerity in your dharma practice.

    In such a short time you are in Kechara but you have much faith in Rinpoche and your practice does shows result. Good way to move on.
    Your family will definitely proud of you and you have a set a great example to them.

    What a wonderful thing to see you and your family to be so committed in dharma work may it inspire more people and family.

  21. June Tang (KHJB) on Jan 22, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful news.I sincerely rejoice for Jill’s meritorios achievement and your sincerity in dedicating it to our Guru.Thank you Jill,you inspire me a lot.Wishing you all the best in your spiritual journey !!

  22. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    This water offering retreat is beautiful because of the motivation (dedicated to Rinpoche’s long life and the swift manifestation of KFR), the consistency and the never-give-up attitude.

    I am amazed that Jill gets to complete her 100K water offering within 8 months, some days the offerings are lower, some days there are more. But no matter how, this is done consistently, and this is beautiful.

    I wish Jill smooth and beautiful dharma journey.

  23. Han on Jan 22, 2013 at 11:47 am

    Congratulation to Jill ! Not only Jill committed into dharma, her family members are consistently volunteer at Kechara too, Eric Kwan the husband is a professional DOP (Director Of Photography) , he was the DOP of Tsem Paranormal Zone TV series, he also actively volunteer to film Kechara events’ videos.

    Sincerely thank you this family from bottom of my heart. May they continue their spiritual journey with Kechara’s dharma sisters and brothers.

  24. sarahyap on Jan 22, 2013 at 9:14 am

    Wow! Amazing!

    Congratulations to Jill for completing her 100,000 water offering retreat. Although Jill is very busy with volunteering in Kechara regularly and taking care her two children, she never made excuse and although she finds it very tiring on certain days, she still muster all her energy to continue her retreat. I’m very happy for her.

    May more people come to practice the preliminary practices through Jill’s wonderful example.

    • sweekeong on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:05 am

      I am happy for her too! Jill and her family are all in Dharma together. Completing this watering offering practice benefits her, her family and everyone. I saw her volunteering in Kechara very often and assisting with puja sessions.

  25. Grace Leong on Jan 22, 2013 at 8:59 am

    Dear Jill . Congratulations on your achievement ! You have been with Kechara only for quite a short time . It’s certainly very inspiring to read of your progress ! May you continue to have a wonderful spiritual journey !

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    Thursday, Dec 29. 2022 02:00 PM
    Monk robes offering is the highest offering and the most meritorious of skillful deeds. The act of offering robes to the Sangha, one will be free from the suffering of hungry ghost realm and taking rebirth in the human form with complete perfect physical, attractive, conceivably pleasant and beautiful shape. Merits of offering robes to Sangha is extremely glorious. The Sangha has preserved, propagated and taught the teachings of the Buddha for centuries. As a result, millions have benefitted from their diligent effort and compassion, hence with understanding and gratitude, it is meritorious for us to offer robes to monks.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/new-offering-of-monk-robes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Dec 29. 2022 01:58 PM
    The Tian Tan Buddha is one of the largest seated Buddha images in the world. Amazing on clear sky the image sight to behold and is a popular tourist . The enormous sculpture is made of 202 bronze pieces and sits on a three-story platform. One have to walk 268 steps up to the top, to have a magnificent views from this privileged vantage point on Lantau Island . Many locals and tourist do enjoy this breath-taking views of the sea, mountains and the city of Hong Kong. I would love this if given a chance to visit this stunning statue. It’s a great experience for those lucky students and friends making this memorable trip with Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/liaisons/visiting-hong-kong.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Dec 29. 2022 01:55 PM
    Revisit this blog again to bring awareness loving animals. Be kind , caring and give love to animals. Interesting read of the four stories in this blog . Where activist from the Animal Naturalis organization, The International Organization for the Rights of Animals, volunteers and so forth doing what they could to save animals.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/news.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Dec 27. 2022 04:23 PM
    Originating in India, the tradition of wealth vases arrived in Tibet over 1,000 years ago. It seem treasure vase has the power to magnetize wealth and abundance, improve health, and remove obstacles to long life. The Vases were very well known in Tibet for centuries, and many families had them. The Wealth Treasure Vase brings blessings to its owner . Recording to them a wealth vase is an accumulation of what brings them joy, contentment, and a sense of generosity. Its effects help pacify anger and warfare and increase wisdom and compassion for all. They are considered sacred objects empowered to promote abundance. Based in a rich and long lineage of traditional Tibetan Buddhism, its auspicious for anyone to invite one back home or as a gift to someone. All treasure of abundance vases are consecrated in a traditional ceremony by high lamas.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/transcript-wealth-vases.html

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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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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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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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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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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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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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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Penang Dharma bro and sis Lou Hei, a vegetarian Yee Sang ( a prosperity toss) complete with auspicious phrases such as wishing for more Kechara members, more retreats and of course, swift return of Rinpoche to KFR. Huat Ah!!! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Penang Dharma bro and sis Lou Hei, a vegetarian Yee Sang ( a prosperity toss) complete with auspicious phrases such as wishing for more Kechara members, more retreats and of course, swift return of Rinpoche to KFR. Huat Ah!!! Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
恭喜,恭喜,恭喜发财啊!(Gong Xi, Gong Xi, Gong Xi Fa Cai) from us all, Kechara Penang Study Group. 21/1/2023 Saturday CNY eve DS puja by Jacinta
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恭喜,恭喜,恭喜发财啊!(Gong Xi, Gong Xi, Gong Xi Fa Cai) from us all, Kechara Penang Study Group. 21/1/2023 Saturday CNY eve DS puja by Jacinta
All ready for Lunar New Year 2023 Dorje Shugden puja ~ inviting Ong, Huat & Heng, blessing our beloved ones and all sentient beings. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 21/1/2023 Saturday
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All ready for Lunar New Year 2023 Dorje Shugden puja ~ inviting Ong, Huat & Heng, blessing our beloved ones and all sentient beings. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta. 21/1/2023 Saturday
After year end puja, we proceeded with a small gathering. The food was outstanding, especially the vege curry and sa hor fun! We were even enchanted by the smells of it. We also had apple pie, tong sui and many more. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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After year end puja, we proceeded with a small gathering. The food was outstanding, especially the vege curry and sa hor fun! We were even enchanted by the smells of it. We also had apple pie, tong sui and many more. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
Last puja for the Year 2022 and ushering a New and Blessed Year 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta 31/12/2022
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Last puja for the Year 2022 and ushering a New and Blessed Year 2023. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta 31/12/2022
Ta-da! Can you spot the differences? Come and collect more merits while cleaning & polishing at the temple. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
2 months ago
Ta-da! Can you spot the differences? Come and collect more merits while cleaning & polishing at the temple. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta
Restoring the shine after rubbing! Chin Shuen and Hue are polishing the serkym set & offering bowls here. 'Many Hands Make Light Work' Day @ Kechara Penang Chapel by Jacinta.
2 months ago
Restoring the shine after rubbing! Chin Shuen and Hue are polishing the serkym set & offering bowls here. 'Many Hands Make Light Work' Day @ Kechara Penang Chapel by Jacinta.
Last Monday, 28th Nov 2022 was 'Many Hands Make Light Work' Day. Kechara Penang members gathered together to clean the altar, polish offerings bowls and etc. Sweeping, cleaning and arranging offerings are very important in Buddhism. In fact, it's the first of the preparatory practices as taught in Lamrim. While we clean, it's good to chant mantras or listening to it, such as reciting 'Dulpung Drima Pung' when we are sweeping. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Last Monday, 28th Nov 2022 was 'Many Hands Make Light Work' Day. Kechara Penang members gathered together to clean the altar, polish offerings bowls and etc. Sweeping, cleaning and arranging offerings are very important in Buddhism. In fact, it's the first of the preparatory practices as taught in Lamrim. While we clean, it's good to chant mantras or listening to it, such as reciting 'Dulpung Drima Pung' when we are sweeping. Kechara Penang Study Group by Jacinta.
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Look here, Smile! 1, 2, 3.... chik chak. Thank you everyone. That's our picture for the Dorje Shugden puja and see you all next Saturday @ 3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta.
3 months ago
Look here, Smile! 1, 2, 3.... chik chak. Thank you everyone. That's our picture for the Dorje Shugden puja and see you all next Saturday @ 3pm. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta.
Week after week, Penang members come together to do the Dorje Shugden puja - without fail. Come to get your blessings and obstacles cleared by joining us at Penang Chapel, every Saturday, 3 pm at Jalan Seang Tek, Penang.
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Week after week, Penang members come together to do the Dorje Shugden puja - without fail. Come to get your blessings and obstacles cleared by joining us at Penang Chapel, every Saturday, 3 pm at Jalan Seang Tek, Penang.
Sumptuously decorated food offerings to Rinpoche and Buddhas, thanks to Siew Hong and KS Tang during Penang weekly DS puja on 22/10/2022 ~ by Jacinta.
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Sumptuously decorated food offerings to Rinpoche and Buddhas, thanks to Siew Hong and KS Tang during Penang weekly DS puja on 22/10/2022 ~ by Jacinta.
Is this where Rinpoche received the thangkha of Dream Manjushri?
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Is this where Rinpoche received the thangkha of Dream Manjushri?
Is this the ruins of Zimkhang Gongma established by Panchen Sonam Drakpa. -Choong
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Is this the ruins of Zimkhang Gongma established by Panchen Sonam Drakpa. -Choong
We hold our DS puja weekly without fail. We welcome you to join us. Penang DS puja @ 3pm~ by Jacinta
6 months ago
We hold our DS puja weekly without fail. We welcome you to join us. Penang DS puja @ 3pm~ by Jacinta
DS PUJA @ Penang. A close up of the offerings. What a feast! #Throwback 23/7/2022.
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DS PUJA @ Penang. A close up of the offerings. What a feast! #Throwback 23/7/2022.
#Throwback 23/7/2022. Our weekly DS puja attendees. All of us were getting ready to invite Buddhas to come forth, joining and blessing us during DS puja. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
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#Throwback 23/7/2022. Our weekly DS puja attendees. All of us were getting ready to invite Buddhas to come forth, joining and blessing us during DS puja. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
#Throwback23/7/2022 Welcoming Buddha Shakyamuni, Gyenze, Shize & Namgyalma to Penang chapel. Abundance offerings, including sensory offerings were nicely set up and offered up to Buddha surfing our weekly DS puja @ 3pm, Jalan Seang Tek, Penang ~by Jacinta
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#Throwback23/7/2022 Welcoming Buddha Shakyamuni, Gyenze, Shize & Namgyalma to Penang chapel. Abundance offerings, including sensory offerings were nicely set up and offered up to Buddha surfing our weekly DS puja @ 3pm, Jalan Seang Tek, Penang ~by Jacinta
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Kechara Earth Project 17 July 2022
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Kechara Earth Project 12 June 2022
#Throwback. Visitation of Ven. Zawa Tulku Rinpoche and Ven. Geshe Jangchup Gyaltsen to Kechara Penang Chapel on 17/5/2022. We did a short prayers together. Really happy for the short visit. Kechara Penang Study Group~ by Jacinta
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#Throwback. Visitation of Ven. Zawa Tulku Rinpoche and Ven. Geshe Jangchup Gyaltsen to Kechara Penang Chapel on 17/5/2022. We did a short prayers together. Really happy for the short visit. Kechara Penang Study Group~ by Jacinta
Photo from JC
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Photo from JC
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
8 months ago
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
9 months ago
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.
9 months ago
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
9 months ago
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
9 months ago
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
9 months ago
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
9 months ago
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
9 months 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
9 months 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
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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
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