Hari Raya Aidilfitri

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Pengenalan

Salah satu perayaan utama yang disambut di Malaysia merupakan Hari Raya Aidilfitri, juga disebut sebagai Hari Raya Puasa. Hari Raya bermaksud “hari perayaan” manakala Aidilfitri adalah terma Melayu untuk Eid ul-Fitr yang bermaksud “perayaan berbuka puasa”. Disambut pada hari pertama bulan Islam ke sepuluh (Syawal) menandakan berakhirnya bulan puasa atau bulan Ramadhan. Oleh kerana kelandar Islam berdasarkan kitaran bulan, tarikh Hari Raya Puasa adalah berbeza setiap tahun. Hari Raya Puasa bukanlah hari pertama Tahun Baru Islam seperti yang disalah anggap oleh kebanyakan orang.

Aspek utama Hari Raya adalah amalan mengucapkan “maaf zahir dan batin” yang bermaksud “maafkan kesalahan saya dari segi fizikal dan rohani”. Aidilfitri bukan hanya masa untuk perayaan tetapi juga masa untuk memperbaiki dan menebus kesalahan yang menjadikan perayaan ini penting serta indah. Hikmah disebalik berpuasa sebulan pada bulan Ramadhan adalah untuk membersihkan seseorang daripada kesalahan yang telah dilakukan. Orang yang beragama Islam digalakkan untuk memaafkan dan melupakan semua perbezaan dan bergembira dengan pembaikan hubungan yang terputus, sebab utama Aidilfitri disambut. Aidilfitri merupakan masa untuk bersyukur dengan aktiviti seperti menziarahi kubur, bersolat di masjid dan kunjung-mengunjungi antara satu sama lain untuk menikmati pelbagai juadah Hari Raya.

Beberapa hari sebelum Hari Raya, adalah perkara biasa untuk menyaksikan masyarakat Islam berpusu-pusu di jalan raya, fenomena yang dikenali di Malaysia sebagai “balik kampung” atau perjalanan balik ke tempat asal masing-masing untuk bersama keluarga. Tikat kapal terbang dan bas selalunya habis ditempah atau dijual pada waktu ini serta kesesakan lalu lintas berlaku di lebuhraya kerana ramai orang pulang ke kampung halaman untuk sambutan ini.

 

Sejarah Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Dikatakan selepas Nabi Muhammad s.a.w berhijrah ke Madinah, beliau mendapati adat tempatan yang menghabiskan dua hari dalam setahun untuk hiburan, rekreasi dan keriangan. Nabi Muhammad s.a.w merasakan hari-hari tersebut lebih baik digunakan dengan cara lebih baik daripada untuk kepuasan diri. Oleh itu, beliau meminta kepada Allah untuk menetapkan dua hari untuk perayaan iaitu Aidilfirti dan Aidil Adha.

Walau bagaimanapun, Hari Raya Aidilfitri bukan semata-mata tentang perayaan dan keramaian, tetapi juga mempunyai maksud rohaniah yang lebih mendalam. Sejarah sambutan ini bermula sejak 610AD apabila Nabi Muhammad s.a.w mendapat visi Malaikat Jibrail semasa beliau bertafakur. Nabi Muhammad s.a.w mencatat ilmu suci yang diajarkan kepada beliau, dipandu oleh Malaikat Jibril. Ilmu ini kemudiannya menjadi sebuah kitab suci yang dipanggil Al-Quran, yang menjadi pegangan orang Islam (penganut agama Islam). Dikatakan bahawa ilmu suci ini diturunkan pada ‘Malam Lailatul Qadar’, salah satu malam ganjil antara 10 malam terakhir bulan Ramadhan.

The angel Jibril and the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Malaikat Jibril dan Nabi Muhammad (pbuh)

 

Kepentingan Hari Raya

Aidilfitri menandakan berakhirnya bulan Ramadhan dan pada hari tersebut larangan-larangan pada bulan Ramadhan berakhir. Berpuasa pada bulan Ramadhan, bulan ke-sembilan mengikut kalendar Islam, merupakan salah satu daripada lima Rukun Islam yang diikuti oleh semua umat Islam. Perayaan Aidilfitri adalah hari umat Islam mengungkapkan rasa syukur kepada Allah s.w.t. dengan puasa, solat dan amal jariah.

Perintah berpuasa pada bulan Ramadhan dinyatakan dalam Al-Quran, dalam Surah 2, Ayat 185:

“(Beberapa hari yang ditentukan itu ialah) bulan Ramadhan, bulan yang di dalamnya diturunkan (permulaan) Al Quran sebagai petunjuk bagi manusia dan penjelasan-penjelasan mengenai petunjuk itu dan pembeda (antara yang hak dan yang bathil). Karena itu, barangsiapa di antara kamu hadir (di negeri tempat tinggalnya) di bulan itu, maka hendaklah ia berpuasa pada bulan itu, dan barangsiapa sakit atau dalam perjalanan (lalu ia berbuka), maka (wajiblah baginya berpuasa), sebanyak hari yang ditinggalkannya itu, pada hari-hari yang lain.”

 

Puasa

Pada bulan Ramadhan, semua umat Islam dari terbit fajar hingga terbenam matahari. Puasa bukan sahaja menahan diri daripada makanan, tetapi juga minuman, menahan diri daripada melakukan hubungan intim atau apa jua perbuatan memuaskan nafsu.

Dipercayai bahawa daripada tingkah laku yang terkawal, seseorang dapat membentuk kawalan diri serta dapat mengawal nafsu. Dengan berbuat demikian, seseorang dapat membersihkan diri serta minda sepanjang bulan yang suci ini. Dalam tempoh berpuasa, umat Islam mengingatkan diri mereka tentang penderitaan orang miskin yang terpaksa berlapar dan dahaga atas desakan hidup. Ini juga merupakan peluang untuk umat Islam merasakan ketenangan yang timbul dalam beribadat kepada Allah s.w.t serta permuafakatan sesama umat Islam.

Berpuasa selama sebulan juga adalah ungkapan hasrat seseorang untuk menjalani kehidupan yang sihat selaras dengan dan doa kepada Allah s.w.t. dengan mengatasi godaan. Terdapat pengecualian dalam perintah berpuasa: orang sakit, orang yang bermusafir, orang tua, wanita hamil dan ibu yang menyusukan anak. Bagi umat Islam yang tergolong dalam kategori ini dibenarkan untuk berbuka puasa dan menggantikannya pada masa lain. Dalam kes di mana mereka tidak mampu untuk menggantikan puasa yang ditinggalkan, mereka mesti memberi makanan kepada orang miskin, juga dipanggil membayar fidyah,untuk setiap hari yang ditinggalkan. Anak-anak muda perlu mula berpuasa pada usia remaja dan ia dianggap satu kaedah untuk mencapai pertumbuhan rohani, walaupun banyak manfaat dari segi kesihatan atau kecergasan.

Di negara Islam seperti Malaysia, kebanyakan kedai makan yang dikendalikan oleh umat Islam tutup pada waktu siang pada bulan Ramadhan. Umat Islam makan hidangan yang dipanggil sahur sebelum matahari terbit, berpuasa tanpa makanan, minuman serta keseronokan pada siang hari dan kemudian berbuka puasa apabila matahari terbenam dengan hidangan yang dipanggil iftar. Iftar biasanya bermula dengan memakan kurma dan minuman manis untuk memberikan tenaga segera diikuti dengan solat pada waktu malam (sembahyang terawih) selepas berbuka puasa.

Selain menjadi satu perayaan kesyukuran dan kesempatan untuk merenung akan kasih yang daripada Allah SWT, renungan rohani juga digalakkan dan seorang individu bermuhasabah tentang kualiti baik dan buruk dalam diri sendiri. Setiap umat Islam menilai semula kekuatan atau kelemahan diri mereka dalam ujian bulan Ramadan. Ini juga masa untuk merenung dua ekstrim antara agama dan materialisme, di mana materialisme mengajar manusia untuk mengambil daripada orang lain, manakala agama pula mengajar tentang memberi kepada Allah dan orang lain, sekali gus memperoleh kebaikan-Nya. Dalam merendahkan diri dan memohon keampunan, seseorang mengambil peluang untuk melakukan perbuatan baik dan amal. Menjadi satu kewajipan orang yang berkemampuan untuk berkongsi sebahagian daripada apa yang mereka ada dengan orang miskin pada masa ini. Pada bulan Ramadhan, umat Islam diwajibkan membayar zakat fitrah bagi diri sendiri serta semua orang yang berada di bawah tanggungannya dengan jumlah gandum yang telah ditetapkan atau jumlah wang yang sama nilainya. Zakat fitrah hanya perlu dibayar setahun sekali pada bulan Ramadhan sehingga sebelum sembahyang Hari Raya bermula.

Pada hari pertama Aidilfitri, Solat Aidilfitri (solat al-Eid)adalah satu kemestian dan sangat digalakkan untuk didirikan secara berjemaah. Ia adalah solat khas sebanyak dua rakaat (unit) dengan tujuh dan lima takbir tambahan Khutbah (pemberitaan awam) dijalankan selepas solat. Ketika khutbah, Imam biasanya mengingatkan jemaah tentang kewajipan mereka terhadap Allah, serta terhadap sesama umat Islam dan bukan Islam. Imam juga akan mengingatkan jemaah untuk berbuat baik dan menahan diri daripada melakukan perbuatan dosa atau jahat. Pada akhir sesi, jemaah akan bersalaman antara satu sama lain, dan menawarkan hadiah yang sesuai untuk kanak-kanak.Berikutan ini perayaan bermula.

Hari Raya prayers at the National Mosque is a serious affair and attended by the country's king and luminaries

Solat Hari Raya di Masjid Negara adalah sambutan rasmi dan dihadiri oleh raja dan tokoh negara

 

Apa yang dilakukan pada Hari Raya?

Pada pagi Aidilfitri, umat Islam mengikuti amalan Sunnah Aidilfitri, di mana seseorang perlu:

  1. Bangun awal
  2. Mendirikan solat subuh
  3. Menyediakan kelengkapan untuk kebersihan diri serta dandanan, seperti pakaian dan sebagainya
  4. Mandi selepas solat subuh
  5. Memberus gigi
  6. Memakai pakaian terbaik, secara tradisinya adalah baju baharu. Orang lelaki boleh mengenakan minyak wangi. Wanita biasanya memakai sama ada Baju Kurung, Baju Kebaya atau Jubah. Lelaki akan memakai Baju Melayu beserta Kain Samping (sehelai kain yang dipakai dibahagian luar seluar Baju Melayu). Adalah menjadi kebiasaan untuk melihat kaum lelaki memakai songkok di kepala pada Hari Raya.
  7. Memakan sarapan sebelum keluar untuk Solat Hari Raya. Makan sebelum keluar rumah adalah untuk menekankan bahawa bulan Ramadhan telah berakhir. Umat Islam juga dilarang untuk berpuasa pada Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Menjadi adat untuk memakan makanan manis sebagai sarapan, sebaik-baiknya kurma, sebelum menghadiri solat Aidilfitri.
  8. Membayar Zakat (bayaran wajib yang dibayar secara tahunan di bawah undang-undang Islam dan digunakan untuk tujuan keagamaan dan amal) sebelum solat Aidilfitri (solat khas Aidilfitri).
  9. Pergi awal ke masjid.
  10. Menunaikan solat Aidilfitri secara berjemaah di tempat terbuka melainkan cuaca tidak membenarkan disebabkan hujan, salji dan sebagainya.
  11. Menggunakan jalan yang berbeza untuk pergi ke dan pulang dari masjid. Dikatakan sebab perkara ini harus dilakukan sebagai manifestasi syiar Islam di kedua-dua laluan, atau untuk menyatakan peringatan terharap Allah s.w.t.
A beautiful aspect of Hari Raya is that it is also a time for children and family to show gratitude and seek forgiveness for any wrongdoings

Satu aspek menarik tentang Hari Raya adalah Hari Raya juga merupakan masa untuk anak-anak dan keluarga untuk memanjatkan rasa syukur serta memohon maaf atas kesilapan yang dilakukan.

Di Malaysia, Hari Raya Aidilfitri adalah istimewa kerana ia telah menjadi pameran persefahaman dan keharmonian dalam kalangan masyarakat pelbagai budaya di negara ini. Rakyat Malaysia yang berbilang kaum dan agama melawat rumah rakan-rakan yang beragama Islam, untuk sama-sama meraikan kegembiraan perayaan tersebut. Di sana, mereka diterima dengan mesra dan dihidangkan juadah Hari Raya yang disediakan khas. Seperti mana-mana perayaan lain di Malaysia, Hari Raya adalah perayaan untuk semua rakyat Malaysia tanpa mengira kaum, agama dan kepercayaan.

In Malaysia, Hari Raya is an important to renew bonds of friendship and harmony

Di Malaysia, Hari Raya adalah penting untuk memperbaharui ikatan persahabatan dan keharmonian.

 

Berikut adalah dua lagu Hari Raya paling popular di Malaysia:

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/SalomaSelamatHariRaya.mp4

“Selamat Hari Raya” adalah sebuah lagu Hari Raya klasik yang dinyanyikan oleh biduanita Malaysia, Almarhumah Saloma, isteri kepada ikon hiburan Melayu P. Ramlee. Lagu ini adalah lagu yang ringkas tapi menarik, tetapi ia adalah sebuah lagu yang dikenali oleh setiap rakyat Malaysia tanpa mengira kaum atau bangsa mereka.

 

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/SuasanaHariRaya.mp4

Lagu Hari Raya yang gembira dinyanyikan oleh Allahyarhamah Dato ‘Sharifah Aini Syed Jaafar. Lagu ini adalah tentang bagaimana mengalu-alukan tetamu di Hari Raya. Nota: Ini adalah versi karaoke, wanita dalam video tersebut bukan penyanyi asal.

 
Balik Kampung (Returning to the family home)

Perancangan Balik Kampung dan pembelian tiket kapal terbang/bas/kereta api bermula seawal sebulan sebelum Hari Raya. Adalah penting untuk sampai ke kampung tepat pada waktu untuk meraikan perayaan yang gembira ini dengan keluarga dan sanak saudara.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/SudirmanBalikKampung.mp4

Ini merupakan salah satu lagu Hari Raya klasik yang popular, ‘Balik Kampung’ yang dinyanyikan oleh Allahyarham Sudirman Arshad.

 

Lampu minyak yang dikenali sebagai ‘pelita’ di Malaya, dinyalakan dari hari ke-20 bulan Ramadhan untuk menarik ruh dan malaikat. Dipercayai bahawa lampu ini membawa rahmat ke rumah pada malam Lailatul Qadar apabila ayat pertama Al-Quran diturunkan.

Lampu minyak yang dikenali sebagai ‘pelita’ di Malaya, dinyalakan dari hari ke-20 bulan Ramadhan untuk menarik ruh dan malaikat. Dipercayai bahawa lampu ini membawa rahmat ke rumah pada malam Lailatul Qadar apabila ayat pertama Al-Quran diturunkan.

Sambutan Hari Raya

Salah satu perkara popular yang dilakukan pada Hari Raya Aidilfitri dikenali sebagai ‘rumah terbuka’. Rumah terbuka memerlukan tetamu diterima tanpa mengira latar belakang. Sebagai amal kebajikan serta keterbukaan hati, rumah dibuka dan hidangan lazat disediakan untuk para tetamu serta menjadi pameran hidangan gastronomi masyarakat Melayu. Budaya rumah terbuka Hari Raya telah menjadi platform yang penting untuk komunikasi sosial serta integrasi antara ahli masyarakat dan amalan ini mengukuhkan hubungan sosial rakyat Malaysia.

Berikut ialah senarai makanan tradisi Hari Raya yang menambah sentuhan khas kepada perayaan ini:

Serunding

Serunding merupakan daging carik versi Malaysia. Serunding adalah hidangan ringan yang popular pada bulan Ramadhan dan Aidilfitri. Serunding diperbuat daripada daging berempah yang dimasak sehingga kering, kaedah untuk membuatkan daging tahan lama. Daging yang biasa digunakan untuk membuatkan serunding termasuk lembu, ayam, ikan bilik, udang serta ikan, dah biasa digunakan sebagai inti untuk roti pastri juga burger.

Satay

Hidangan ringan yang sempurna untuk Ramadhan, sate sangat digemari di seluruh Asia Tenggara. Daging panggang yang dicucuk biasanya dicicah dengan kuah kacang rangup dan dihidang bersama nasi impit dan sayur mentah.

Ketupat

Terkenal sebagai makanan simbol Hari Raya, ketupat diperbuat daripada beras yang direbus di dalam sarung berbentuk berlian yang dianyam daripada daun kelapa. Setelah masak, ketupat dikupas, dipotong dan dihidang sebagai ganti kepada nasi bersama hidangan lain.

Rendang

Hidangan Hari Raya kegemaran semua! Rendang adalah kuah pekat dan berempah yang dimasak bersama daging lembu, walaupun sebarang jenis dagin boleh digunakan. Rendang dihidang sama ada kering atau basah, juga dikenali dengan sifat memelihara secara semula jadi kerana rempah antimikrob yang digunakan dalam hidangan.

Ketupat and satay are favourites during Hari Raya celebrations

Ketupat dan sate adalah hidangan kegemaran semasa perayaan Hari Raya

Masak Lemak

Masak lemak adalah gaya memasak yang berasaskan santan berkunyit. Daging yang biasa digunakan dalam masak lemak termasuk kerang dan ayam, walaupun sayur adalah pilihan yang turut popular. Hidangan masak lemak biasanya dimakan bersama lemang atau pun dicurah ke atas nasi putih.

Asam Pedas

Masakan rebus yang masam dan pedas yang popular di beberapa tempat di Malaysia, asam pedas biasanya merujuk kepada hidangan ikan yang direbus lama sehingga kuahnya meresap ke dalam daging sepenuhnya. Tomato, bendi, asam jawa dan daun kesom adalah bahan-bahan yang biasa digunakan dalam hidangan ini.

Sayur Lodeh

Berasal daripada Indonesia, sayur lodeh adalah hidangan santan yang lemak berkrim dimasak bersama sayur seperti terung, kacang panjang, cili hijau, tauhu, tempe dan banyak lagi. Penggunaan sedikit serbuk kunyit menjadikan hidangan berwarna kuning, manakala cili dan rempah memberikan rasa pedas.

Lemang

Dibuat daripada beras pulut, santan dan sedikit garam, lemang biasanya menggantikan nasi putih semasa musim Hari Raya dan dimakan dengan rendang atau kari. Hidangan istimewa ini dimasak di dalam batang buluh yang dilapik dengan dauh pisang dan boleh mengambil masa sehingga empat hingga lima jam pemanggangan dengan teliti.

Lontong

Biasanya dihidang bersama nasi impit, longtong adalah hidangan yang boleh dimakan sebagai hidangan lengkap, mengandungi sayur dan daging dalam kuah santan berempah. Lontong boleh juga merujuk kepada nasi impit yang dibalut dengan daun pisang seperti lemang.

Bubur Lambuk

Sering diagihkan oleh masjid dan bank makanan semasa bulan Ramadhan, bubur lambuk berasal dari tradisi masyarakat Islam memberi makan kepada orang miskin pada bulan yang mulia ini. Bubur ini terdapat banyak variasi kerana hampir apa sahaja boleh ditambah kepada bubur lambuk, daripada daging kepada sayur serta pelbagai jenis sos serta rempah untuk menambah rasa. Serbuk kurma selalu digunakan sebagai bahan asas.

Dodol

Pencuci mulut yang melekit ini diperbuat daripada santan, tebu dan tepung beras yang dikacau secara berterusan di dalam kuali sehingga sembilan jam. Dodol yang telah siap digulung menjadi bentuk dan dibungkus secara individu dalam pembalut plastik untuk dinikmati oleh penggemar manisan. Dodol boleh juga didapati dalam perisa durian, durian belanda, epal, nangka dan susu.

Kuih-muih

Daripada lapisan merah jambu kuih lapis hingga ke kerak bergula kuih keria, Malaysia adalah rumah kepada hampir kesemua jenis kuih-muih, bukti kebanggaan kepelbagaian negara. Kuih-muih Malaysia merangkumi kek bersaiz kecil, biskut dan agar-agar dalam pelbagai warna pelangi yang disediakan dengan pelbagai cara.

 

Adab Hari Raya

Berikut adalah beberapa tip dan maklumat yang berguna semasa Hari Raya untuk pelawat atau ekspatriat di Malaysia, sekiranya anda dijemput ke rumah kawan atau rakan sekerja, atau anda bercadang untuk singgah di rumah terbuka.

 

Bagaimanakah Seorang Tetamu Sepatutnya Berkelakuan?

Kebanyakan orang Islam tidak mengharapkan tetamu untuk memberi hadiah atau wang. Jika tetamu bersungguh hendak memberi sesuatu, maka manisan, biskut atau kuih adalah pilihan terbaik dan akan dihargai oleh kebanyakan tuan rumah.

Tetamu juga perlu beri perhatian tentang perkara yang tidak boleh diberi, menurut adat Melayu dan Islam. Tetamu harus mengelak daripada memakai pakaian menjolok mata, manakala wain, champagne atau sebarang bentuk alkohol adalah sesuatu yang tidak boleh diberi atau diminum pada waktu itu.

Selain itu, tetamu bukan Islam tidak diharapkan untuk memakai pakaian tradisional Melayu. Walau bagaimanapun, ia mungkin akan menggembirakan tuan rumah jika anda berusaha memakai pakaian tradisional Melayu.

 

Apakah Ucapan Hari Raya Yang Paling Kerap Diucapkan?

“Selamat Hari Raya” adalah ucapan tradisional yang digunakan oleh masyarakat Melayu dan “Maaf Zahir dan Batin” bermaksud “Saya memohon maaf daripada kamu”.

[[[ translation]]] A lot of Muslims also say “Eid Mubarak” when they greet each other; the term has Arabic origins. “Eid Mubarak” means “Happy Hari Raya”.< <>>

 

Apa lagi yang boleh dilakukan untuk meraikan perayaan ini sepenuhnya?

Sambutan perayaan bermula awal, jadi ingat bahawa terdapat banyak perayaan yang berlaku pada hari-hari yang membawa kepada Hari Raya Puasa. Bazar Ramadan, boleh dilihat di seluruh negara, biasanya dipenuhi dengan deretan gerai yang menjual kuih raya, barang perhiasan dan pakaian.

 

Semasa melawat

Semasa melawat orang lain pada musim ini, etika berikut perlu dipatuhi:

  • Memakai pakaian kemas dan bersih. Elakkan memakai pakaian terdedah seperti seluar pendek dan baju tanpa lengan.
  • Tanggal kasut sebelum memasuki rumah.
  • Sesetengah wanita tidak selesa bersalaman dengan lelaki. Oleh itu kaum lelaki boleh menyapa kaum wanita dengan senyuman.

Komuniti Islam juga digalakkan bersedekah pada tempoh ini dan memberi sampul wang merupakan satu bentuk sedekah. Sampul biasanya diberi kepada kanak-kanak atau orang muda yang tidak bekerja. Jumlah wang tidak ditetapkan dan bergantung kepada pemberi.

Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2017 dijangkakan jatuh pada 25 Jun, 2017 dan berakhir pada 27 Jun 2017.

 
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  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 10:13 PM
    It is inspiring reading this article and how Johnny described Buddhism and how the teaching has helped him. Many of us always chase for the worldly things as this is what our expectation and perceptions are formed since young. Always thinking that money, status and good career are important in our live and something we can’t leave without. But Johnny summarise his understanding on the teaching very well and how Buddhism impact his mindset. We should be clear of our motivation. Our own fulfillment which is mainly self gratification is not real happiness. Happiness is when we bring happiness to others.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/reading-quantum-physics-made-me-a-buddhist.html
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 03:05 PM
    Thank you for the nice and beautiful article about Vietnam .Really fantastic and the food also look delicious and yummy .Vietnam capital city Hanoi is consistently ranked among the world s top holiday destination

    A stunning landscape ,beautiful beaches and vibrant shopping scene are all great reason to travel Vietnam.Thank you for a good write up which will be helpful for plan a visit to Vietnam.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2Yd6GO6
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 03:03 PM
    Wow…. That’s great finally science has finally proves meridians do exist. I am doubtful about it until reading this article and google more of it, have opened my knowledge . The meridian system is a concept in traditional Chinese medicine . It was at the Seoul National University, scientists has confirmed that the primo –vascular system is a crucial part of our cardiovascular system. Our meridians span throughout our body and thus are linked to every major part of it. When there is harmony and balance within our body we are healthy and if its disturbed and unbalance , then illness will arises. Interesting read and there’s plenty for me to understand . Modern science is finally working hand in hand with ancient knowledge with tradition way of treating illness. That’s wonderful.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/science-finally-proves-meridians-exist.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 03:02 PM
    Since young, I used to read and hear about mermaid in books and so forth. All I knew ,mermaid is a creature with heard and upper body of a female human. But do not know further than that until I read this interesting and facts about it in this blog. Many cultures have their own versions of mermaids, There are indeed so many folklore stories, legends and myths of mermaids from different countries and each defer from each other all around the world. Mermaids have fascinated people for centuries and inspired many sightings by individuals. Do it really exist , no one could tell. There is no evidence that mermaids exist outside folklore, reports of mermaid sightings continue to the present day. Well, it seem that mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature in schools . They have even been depicted in operas, paintings, books, films and comics. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/creatures-and-monsters/the-legend-of-the-mermaids.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 02:59 PM
    Through the words of Ribur Rinpoche we are fortunate to get a better understanding of a great master, Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche. To see the image of these Enlightened Beings, to hear their names, is so rare and precious for us. Tsem Rinpoche our Guru who received the dharma from the unbroken lineage of these great masters and we are very fortunate to receive teachings and oral transmissions from Tsem Rinpoche. Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche been devoted to his guru has inspired, and benefited many through his teachings up to this day. Many great master and high lamas were his students.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the memoir of Ribur Rinpoche’s profound meeting with Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/ribur-rinpoches-profound-meeting-with-kyabje-pabongka-rinpoche.html
  • Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 01:50 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. It is true that divination is one of the ways for enlightened beings and Buddhas communicate with ordinary beings. Just because we can consult Dorje Shugden through divination, it does not mean we should go to the Protector for everything under the sun.

    Dorje Shugden himself prefers to see we try to solve our own problems first without relying on divination at the very beginning. Dorje Shugden is most pleased when we use our own effort and intelligence to be practical and solve our problems as best as we can.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2KItWOi
  • Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 01:29 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. The Buddha compassionately taught methods for all of us to purify our karma which suit our current karma-bound situation. It is important to know that purification of our karma become necessary because karma creates suffering and holds us back from achieving higher states of consciousness.

    Buddha’s body is just as effective for purifying negative speech karma, as it is for purifying negative body or mind karma. So, those unable to recite mantras can circumambulate around mantra stones, for instance, to purify speech karma. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2TG8j4p
  • sarassitham
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 12:11 PM
    The article was well described about Dorje Shugden and Vajrapani. The powerful roles and functions of the dharma protectors to remove of all obstacles and other emotional issues that can easily lead us away from our spiritual journey.

    Thanks for the beautiful sharing, It is best and good to practice to worship them daily in our life.
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jun 25. 2019 10:59 AM
    Thank you for sharing this interesting article.Psychopathy is a fairly common mental disorder that is often associated with serial killers and lack of empathy for fellow human beings but it also includes many type of people who do not kill

    Many people suffer from psychopathy at different level.By reading this article we can learn something and understanding about Psychopathy.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/31VjB9A
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 09:29 PM
    Rinpoche is very kind to share Dorje Shugden to all of us. There are so many high lamas who can confirmed that Dorje Shugden is emanation of Manjushri and is very beneficial especially during this period. In order to bring the practise do us Rinpoche has to withstand many negative comments and threat from the Tibetans and non Dorje Shugden practitioners. Rinpoche has taken so much effort to give us this knowledge despite all the challenges. Thank you Rinpoche and team for all the great work. We can learn all about Dorje Shugden through this website and other articles. Always making it so convenient for all to access. May everyone around the world have the opportunities to meet Dorje Shugden and engage in this holy practise.
  • sarassitham
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 04:41 PM
    I was so much fortune to come across reading this article. A full life journey and activities of Lord Buddha was well seen in the stunning and beautiful photographs. The amazing photos looked so much real and wonderful. Thanking you so much for the sharing and had a good feel and touch.

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  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 01:14 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. It is true that these pujas that is done in Kechara Forest Retreat provide all of us with powerful protection, purification, good health, wealth and abundance, and the blessings of the enlightened beings.

    Admission is free and all are welcome. All of us are encouraged to attend this potent puja in person. It is important to observe a strict vegetarian diet with no black foods (onions, garlic, meat, fish, eggs, radishes, alcohol) one day before and on the day of the puja itself.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2C8WVYK
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 01:04 PM
    This is really horrible.Very sad to know cows are skinned alive for the skin, and for that, their limbs are being cut off.Let s stand up for these animals who cannot express themselves through words.

    We have to be kind to the animals .Consider opting for animal -friendly fashion item. Thanks for the article and hopefully with such imagery, more people would be aware and come to avoid leather and fur products.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2Y9gg4G
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 12:58 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. It is true that India is a beautiful country, where it is also the birthplace of many great thinkers, philosophers and teachers who have inspired great changes in society.

    Sangharakshita has highlighted the importance of the commitment in one’s spiritual life, the importance of a spiritual community, the special connection between religion and art, and the need for a ‘new society’ which supported aspirations and ethics based on Buddhism. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2BkTZHP
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 12:44 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. By reading this article, i get to know that Choje-la is not an ordinary monk or person but also a highly trained monk who has been personally trained by the previous His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche where he has been fully authorized by Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche to be the official Panglung Oracle over 40 years back.

    Choje-la is a very knowledgeable monk, a very kindly, well-experienced monk who has no agenda, has very strong guru devotion and very pure in his monk vows. Thank you so much.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2w1Mtiv

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Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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Tsem Rinpoche\'s personal shrine.
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Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
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    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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