Chariots of the Gods

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Here is another one of my favourite videos. Before the videos, it was the best selling book!

I read this book decades ago several times and it really ‘made sense’ to me. I loved the book and I loved this documentary based on the book. I remember being in my bedroom laying down on my bed decades back as a kid, and head rested on a double pillow voraciously reading. Mom and dad were out for the afternoon, and I would be on my own to read!! Pure heaven I used to think!!

I read about Buddhism, the Buddhist saints, their writings, mysteries, Bigfoot, UFOs… lazy New Jersey summers of reading. Or in the winter when it would snow, and you are trapped indoors, what’s better than reading? Especially if there was a snowstorm, and NO SCHOOL THAT DAY!!!!! Yes!!! No School! I would read, paint, chant, meditate, memorise mantras! Then read again!

I love the evidence, theories, photos and research that has been put into this incredible video. Although made decades ago, it is still very watchable I feel. I love the many paintings ‘from the bible’ which actually if you look at it carefully really does look like alien crafts. Totally believable. Watch carefully and several times to understand the enormity of the theories propounded.

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Biography of Erich von Däniken

Erich Von Däniken is a writer best known as an ardent proponent of the “Ancient Astronaut” hypothesis of life on Earth. His 40 books have been translated into 32 languages and sold over 63 million copies, bringing the theory of “paleo-contact” between humans and aliens into the mainstream. This theory holds that during the earliest evolutionary periods of humanity, intelligent extra-terrestrial beings visited our planet. Due to contact with these aliens, our paleolithic forefathers were influenced to create culture, technologies and even systems of religions. Staunch proponents even believe that it was in fact these aliens that created some of the world’s oldest and mysterious monuments such as the Moai stone heads of Eastern Island or the Pyramids of Egypt.

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Erich Anton Paul von Däniken was born in 1935 in Zofingen, northern Switzerland. His Swiss Roman Catholic upbringing was unremarkable but for the fact that he challenged the Church’s views on Creationism. It was in his school days at Saint-Michel International Catholic School in Fribourg that he developed a keen interest in astronomy and UFOs.

As a boy, Von Däniken spent much of his free time reading about ancient texts and unsolved archaeological mysteries. However, his earliest writings were on his other passion, gastronomy.

The future bestselling author had a somewhat chequered start to adulthood. At 19, he received a four-month suspended sentence for theft. He left Switzerland and lived in Egypt for a time. The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians would come to feature heavily in his future works.

Von Däniken’s first foray into writing about the unexplained came in December 1964. His article, Hatten unsere Vorfahren Besuch aus dem Weltraum? (Did our Ancestors Receive Visitors from Space?) appeared in the German-Canadian periodical Der Nordwesten.

Unfortunately, Von Däniken’s writing career hit a speed-bump. He was involved in an Egyptian jewellery deal that resulted in a nine-month sentence for fraud and embezzlement in Switzerland.

After his release, Von Däniken found work as a hotel manager. He worked on his first book at night after guests had retired. Released in April 1968, it was titled Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Memories of the Future).

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The book was a runaway success but Von Däniken’s legal troubles continued. In November 1968, just as his star as an author was rising, Von Däniken was again convicted of fraud. It was revealed in court that he had falsified records to obtain CH 12,000 in loans over 12 years, ostensibly to fund his research. (Von Däniken had fabricated his referrals but repaid the money in full with the proceeds from the book).

Meanwhile, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft had been translated into English and released as the legendary Chariots of the Gods?, cementing Von Däniken’s place as an international star.

The author’s wobbly life journey continued, though, with another conviction for fraud in February 1970. He was sentenced to three and a half years’ jail but released after serving one year. He wrote his second book, Gods from Outer Space while imprisoned and has kept a clean record since.

Von Däniken’s books have been turned into documentaries that have proven to be just as popular. He collaborated on a 3-part documentary based on his major works in the 1980s. In 1993, he hosted a 25-episode television series that was broadcast on German TV. The series’ high viewership kept it on a regular broadcast schedule twice a month for a whole year.

The MUS television network, ABC, also produced a documentary on Erich Von Däniken’s book and it was broadcast on German TV channel RTL. In 1998, the world’s largest public broadcaster, ARD produced a documentary on Von Däniken. British television station Twenty-Twenty made a biopic on his life in 2001. The program was screened on UK’s Channel 4 and has been telecast around the world since.

It is obvious that Von Däniken’s ideas, though not original, were presented in a way that engaged and fascinated the average person. It is perhaps how he capitalised on – and sensationalised – their findings that most infuriated (and continues to infuriate) the scientific community. They still largely look upon with scorn at the man whose efforts have given their otherwise esoteric research a spotlight in popular culture. Today, Von Däniken remains one of the most sought-after speakers on the UFO and Unexplained Mysteries circuit.

 

Chariots of the Gods?

Erich Von Däniken’s first book, Chariots of the Gods? is arguably also his most famous. Written originally in Von Däniken’s native German, it was released as Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: Ungelöste Rätsel der Vergangenheit (Memories of the Future: Unsolved Mysteries of the Past) in April 1968.

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However, the book went gone through a lengthy gestation as the response from publishers to the first draft was decidedly underwhelming. The manuscript had to be professionally rewritten by Wilhelm Leapfrogged (the pen name of the German screenwriter Wilhelm “Utz” Utermann) before finally getting a print run from the Econ-Verlag publishing house.

Following the phenomenal success of the German version, it was translated into English by Michael Heron and released as Chariots of the Gods?: Was God an Astronaut? in 1969. The book went on to mesmerise generations of readers and inspire intense debate about Man, his origins and the source of his knowledge.

 

The Evidence

The central premise of Chariots of the Gods? is that ancient civilisations from across the planet have left behind signs of anachronistic technology. Von Däniken pushes the hypothesis that this phenomenon is best and most easily explained by extra-terrestrial contact, where aliens shared their sophisticated knowledge with mankind.

Von Däniken’s views were not new, even when he wrote about them in the ‘60s. They were based on theories postulated by archaeologists and scientists that preceded him using much of the same evidence. This is not surprising – history and archaeology are replete with examples of objects and advancements in technology that seem not to fit their respective times.

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Among the most well-known of these are the ancient Egyptian Pyramids, Stonehenge and the Moai of Easter Island. Von Däniken also suggests that the medieval Piri Reis Map depicts the continents of Earth as seen from space and that the shapes made by the Nazca lines of Peru would only serve a purpose as signals to airborne craft.

The second thrust of Von Däniken’s arguments is that some ancient artwork depicts alien beings with whom ancient humans had direct contact. Others show fantastic machines with features and details similar to spacecraft of today.

Many of these artifacts and relics are religious in nature, leading him to conclude that the vastly superior technology of alien visitors led men to assume they were gods. To support this claim, Von Däniken points to the similarities between myths and legends separated by vast expanses of space and time that all speak of visitors from the heavens.

 

Dogu Figurines – Japan

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Dogu statues were common in Japan during the Jomon period (14,000 – 300 BCE). They depict a short and stout figure wearing what Von Däniken interprets as protective goggles and breathing apparatus. In some, the arms do not end in hands but in two pincer-like claws similar to equipment used by modern astronauts to manipulate objects during spacewalks.

 

Vimana – India

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The ancient Hindu text of the Ramayan describes flying machines termed vimana that travelled “at great heights with the aid of quicksilver and a great propulsive wind”. They could “cover vast distances and could travel forwards, upwards and downwards”.

Von Däniken highlights this particular section as being reminiscent of the launch of a spacecraft:

At Rama’s behest the magnificent chariot rose up to a mountain of cloud with a tremendous din…

This description is similar to one found in the other Hindu epic, the Mahabharat:

Bheem flew with his vimana on an enormous ray which was as brilliant as the sun…

 

Spacecraft – Visoki Decani Monastery, Kosovo

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This depiction is from a fresco entitled “The Crucifixion” dating from 1350. It resembles a man inside a spaceship and flying above the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. They are in Kosovo Visoki Decani monastery, placed above the altar.

The church of the monastery was decorated with frescoes in the 14th century. The fresco appears to depict not one but two aerodynamic flying craft in the skies above the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Within each craft is a man manipulating some controls while flames emerge from the rear of their airborne vehicles.

 

Mayan Spacecraft – Palenque, Mexico

In the Mayan ruin site of Palenque, there is a Temple of Inscriptions, where the ancient Mayan ruler, Pakal, was buried. On his sarcophagus was engraved a picture of the dead king seated at the controls of a spaceship-like contraption, surrounded by flames.

In the Mayan ruin site of Palenque, there is a Temple of Inscriptions, where the ancient Mayan ruler, Pakal, was buried. On his sarcophagus was engraved a picture of the dead king seated at the controls of a spaceship-like contraption, surrounded by flames.

Perhaps the most compelling existing ancient image of spacecraft is contained within the Mayan ruins at Palenque in Mexico. Within a pyramid named the Temple of Inscriptions sits a monolithic stone slab 3.8 metres long and 2.2 metres wide that weighs over a ton. It covers the tomb of a ruler named Pakal who died in 683 CE.

Von Däniken and other ancient alien researchers believe it shows Pakal sitting at the controls of a spacecraft. A breathing apparatus is at his nose while his hands and one foot manipulate levers. Behind him, outside the craft are flames.

The knowledge of the ancient Mayans, particularly in their understanding of the passage of time, is striking. Could they have obtained their insight through aerial observation from the heavens?

 

Quimbaya Airplanes – Columbia

The Incan civilisation of South America left behind “ancient aeroplanes”, which are small golden figurines that closely resemble modern jet planes.

The Incan civilisation of South America left behind “ancient aeroplanes”, which are small golden figurines that closely resemble modern jet planes.

The golden “aeroplanes” left behind by the Quimbaya people of Columbia who lived between 1000 and 1500 CE are perhaps the most widespread and the most scientifically-sound examples of ancient technology. Approximately two centimetres in length, they were recovered from royal tombs.

There has always been an intense debate over whether they are replicas of aircraft or of insects. Researchers point out that while the Quimbaya depicted insects accurately, these artefacts are biologically impossible because of the upright tail fins and wings beneath the body – neither exist in nature.

The matter seems to have been resolved in Von Däniken’s favour when accurate models of the relics fitted with jet engines proved to be capable of stable flight, take-off and landing.

 

Ancient Astronauts – The Alps, Italy

These cryptic drawings known as petroglyphs was discovered in Italy. It appears to show two men wearing helmets with strange weapons.

These cryptic drawings known as petroglyphs was discovered in Italy. It appears to show two men wearing helmets with strange weapons.

Valcamonica is an area close to the central Alps in Italy. It is home to over 200,000 images drawn on rocks over 10,000 years ago. While most of the images are of mundane objects and animals, two humanoid figures pictured facing each other seem to represent something else entirely.

They each have been drawn with what seem to be transparent helmets within which their heads are visible. Just as cryptic are the objects that they hold in their hands which seem neither to be the weapons of the time nor anything else we can recognise. Von Däniken and others assert that they are holding advanced weapons.

 

Ancient Astronaut and others – The Nazca Lines, Peru

The Nazca lines in Peru, South America are known as geoglyphs or “ground drawings” and they are massive. They either run parallel or they form into over 300 different geometric patterns including 70 animal and plant shapes. Perhaps the most endearing and intriguing is an etching of a humanoid figure nicknamed “The Astronaut" as pictured here.

The Nazca lines in Peru, South America are known as geoglyphs or “ground drawings” and they are massive. They either run parallel or they form into over 300 different geometric patterns including 70 animal and plant shapes. Perhaps the most endearing and intriguing is an etching of a humanoid figure nicknamed “The Astronaut” as pictured here.

The ancient geoglyphs of Nazca in Peru were created between 500 BCE and 500 CE. The smallest of them are about 370 metres long while the largest are over 1.1 kilometre across. The most common subjects are animals such as the hummingbird, spider, llama, jaguar and monkey and a human, but they also include trees and flowers.

However, the most striking is a figure dubbed “The Astronaut”. It depicts a humanoid figure with a hand raised, perhaps in greeting. No facial features are shown apart from two oversized eyes while the head is distinctly block-shaped. The figure’s feet are also chunky, reminiscent of the shoes worn by astronauts.

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Feb 13, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    Chariots of the Gods endures as proof that Earth has been visited repeatedly by advanced aliens from other worlds. Researchers has discovered ancient ruins, lost cities, spaceports, and a countless of hard scientific facts that point to fictional beings from outer space intervention in human history. The ground breaking classic film by Erich von Däniken that introduced the theory that ancient Earth established contact with aliens.
    Scientist and archeologist went searching for more evidence to support the findings. They even went through the excavation sites and the analysis of artefacts and others such as paintings on the caves . Most incredible of all, Scientist ‘s theory is that we are the descendants of these galactic pioneers. And also reveals the archeological discoveries that prove it that we are not alone.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharings.

  2. Stella Cheang on Jan 19, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing with us what constitute a good presentation of a debatable topic. Evidence of visitors from space had been recorded in many civilisation throughout history, it even appeared in the volumes in Tibetan Buddhism scriptures. The fiery chariots of the “Gods” in those ancient records resemble spacecraft by today’s standard. It leads me to feel that as mankind gain more knowledge of the wider horizon of living beings, we are getting closer to realising how small we actually are.

  3. Joy Kam on Dec 14, 2018 at 6:03 am

    1984 Los Angeles-Left to right: Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, monk assistant to Zong Rinpoche and the 18-year-old Tsem Rinpoche prior to ordination. Read more- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/me

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  5. Calvin Thum on Jul 5, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    thank you for sharing this interesting topic. something that is beyond science can explain. maybe a time traveler help out in ancient times.

  6. bradley method on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Awesome blog! Do you have any suggestions for aspiring writers?
    I’m planning to start my own site soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m
    completely overwhelmed .. Any recommendations? Thanks!

  7. N on Aug 20, 2014 at 7:45 pm

    None of my friends would dare to even reply or comment on any of the emails of ufo related Youtube shared with them. I suppose they worry someone might laugh at them and look at them from different angles.

    Watch these videos. The first video is the most outrageous claim with footage of alien in the Youtube by far. 1.5 billions year old ancient aliens and ship found on the dark side of the moon. Allegedly was explored in the 70s by Soviet/US. It is almost unbelievable till you watch how real the aliens look like and she really look like human.

    If the US government were to admit the truth, all the major God-centric religions that say God created men and Earth is the centre of the universe and we are the only intelligent beings created by God, will be have be thrown out.

    http://www.viewzone.com/monalisa.html

    http://youtu.be/DRWbmiXQba0

    http://youtu.be/LcbCafpvIT0

    http://youtu.be/Y2LzrMgS7Xg

    http://youtu.be/hBZXkfgEABs

    http://youtu.be/qtPDdqblwBQ

  8. Peter on Jul 6, 2010 at 10:45 pm

    Terima Kasih Rinpoche!
    Many speculations about these beings and of course, when and what these ancients and even up until today have experienced have all been debatable subjects.
    One that I have heard repeated oft will be the condescending remark that the ancient Egyptians were not humans (given such massive intelligence existing in their past history) as compared to today’s generations which could not even ‘manage’ themselves.
    Then another assertion I heard amongst some Christians is that some of the visions of the old Prophets were near descriptions of alien lifeforms but interpreted as ‘angels’ and their own pecking order.
    Buddhist cosmology has also been an interesting topic of debate with some speculating that perhaps popular version with the 6 realms and all of its respective classes was not taught by the Buddha but later additions in order to pacify societies’ curiosity then and even now?
    And of course the famed government conspiracy theories…
    Thank You Rinpoche for the vids and sharing with us.

  9. May Ong on Jul 6, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    What peaked my curiosity is – why has Tsem Rinpoche been curious about UFOs, aliens and supernatural? Perhaps Rinpoche knows that beings are interconnected via minds and space. Aliens or UFOs may be presented to us in their weird form or formless because we have not seen them with our own eyes. But do they exist? That is the question asked here.
    There was archeological evidence to support the fact that UFOs have visited earth thousands of years ago but the government wishes to protect us from discovering the real truth. Are we really alone in the cosmic wilderness?

  10. David Lai on Jul 5, 2010 at 2:31 pm

    I love Chariots of the Gods too! I read the book many years ago because I found it in my dad’s collection of old books. Along with the believable theories propounded, there were many compelling photos of ancient sites from around the world to back up the hypotheses written within this book.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us your childhood interest and your friends. I am thoroughly amazed that Rinpoche could actually remember their complicated European names. I share similar childhood experience of liking the paranormal but none of neighbourhood friends and classmates are into these things.
    Perhaps, such inquisitive mind is typical of those interested in Buddhism as we are constantly curious about how our minds and our world exists and work. Heck! Buddha even did talked about other worlds and dimensions of existence. That’s what makes Buddhism so incredible and a fantastic spiritual tradition that transcends time, culture and even space! I know, how very Star Trek!

  11. Grace on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:25 pm

    Rinpoche,
    Thanks for posting these videos to share with us. I am currently loading/streaming them. I’m sure I will have many questions to ask after that as I always have questions in my head. I was also curious about these topics since young.
    Grace

  12. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 26, 2010 at 5:51 pm

    Unfortunately in my neighborhood and with my friends I WAS THE ONLY ONE INTERESTED IN UFO’S. I was the only one interested in Bigfoot, and mysteries. I didn’t have anyone to talk to about it with. My step-parents didn’t have any clue what I was talking about. They were too busy living the American Dream (whatever that was).
    I would have enjoyed so much to have a group of friends or a club to discuss and ‘investigate’ deeper into all these mysteries.
    I had great neighborhood friends. I wonder what happened to them. We all lived on the same West 3rd Street in Howell, New Jersey.
    I had Pat Miskovic (Yugoslavian boy), Dawn Giordano (Italian girl), Greta Meirerhaufer (German girl), Ray Polovino (Yugoslavian Boy), Marc Reed (who lived on Hulses Corner Rd), Mira Polovino and Pat’s sister, Slavica Miskovic. We had great times. Marc didn’t join us, but I would hang out with him at his house, yard and with his siblings or bike ride to Six Flags Great Adventure and Turkey Swamp. I like Marc alot…he is a great guy and very nice fellow.
    I miss all the friends quite alot. I wish I was in closer contact with them and knew where they are. It’s like that movie ‘It’ where the kids are all grown up, but they have a pact and strong bond. They come back to their home town to meet up again to combat the supernatural clown. I like that movie because as kids they bonded and as adults, the bond was there.
    I wonder where Pat, Ray, Slavica, Greta, Dawn and Mira are now. We had such INCREDIBLE FUN SUMMERS. We’d play all day and night. Pat’s parents were Yugoslavian immigrants that lived across the street from us. Pat’s parents were very generous and fed us kids daily and plenty of 7-up. Pat had a big yard and garden. Was fun
    . Pat and I hung out almost everyday also.
    I really do miss all of them and can’t ever forget them. I hope they are ok…
    Tsem Tulku

  13. weimin.chong@columbiaasia.com on Jun 26, 2010 at 9:58 am

    Dearest Rinpoche
    It was also my favourite book at 11 and it also made perfect sense to me. I was so excited that I shared it with like minded friends and we formed a club to discuss this including my teachers. I have not seen the movie and I thank you for sharing this and also for once against rekindling my Bodhimind.
    Dr Chong

  14. mima on Jun 26, 2010 at 9:10 am

    Thank you Rinpoche. I am just beginning to watch!

  15. Adpaisley on Jun 26, 2010 at 6:16 am

    thanks Rinpoche!………..very interesting,loved the bit with the Russians landing..it really helps also with looking at things from the point of view of others and how we create our own world with our minds. thanx andy x

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    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 02:28 PM
    Nestled amid the rolling mountains, deep within the Larung Gar Valley, thousands of tiny wooden homes form one of the world’s largest Buddhist institutes.

    The remote but sprawling settlement is found at elevations of 12,500ft and is home to over 40,000 monks, nuns and religious students.

    It is located in the Larung Valley, Serthar County of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in China.

    It is said to have sprung up from a handful of settlers into the sprawling town that now occupies vast areas of hilly terrain.

    At the focal point is a giant Buddhist monastery – the Serthar Buddhist Institute – with a huge wall separating the monks from the nuns.

    The homes are predominantly made out of wood. Each one is built so close to the next that they all begin to merge into rows of homes.

    Read more about this place at http://bit.ly/36TXPWk
  • nicholas
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 02:14 PM
    In Buddhism, fasting is considered a method of purification. Theravadin monks fast everyday after 12pm till the next sunrise. The Tibetan Buddhist practice of Nyungne, which includes holding strict vows and fasting, has been gaining increased attention in Buddhist centers across North America. Fasting in Buddhism is to develop control of one’s attachments so the mind can be freed to develop higher awarenesses. Also fasting can be done so that one restricts from a pleasure (food) and dedicate it to someone sick, in need or dying. Basically to restrict one’s body from the normal food intake is to develop discipline, awarness, self control and even appreciation for all one has.

    The Buddha’s spiritual awakening is related to fasting. The young prince Siddhartha left his palace in search of enlightenment and practised for six years under severe austerities and intense mental concentration that his beautiful body withered away to skin and bones. Towards the end of this period, he was surviving only on a single grain of rice a day. Buddha wanted to cut the attachment to the senses starting with excess indulgence in food and so on. This stage of Buddha’s practice is known as Fasting Buddha and the depictions in images or statues are usually called Emaciated or Fasting Buddha.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2Ka7xKz
  • nicholas
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 02:04 PM
    Hong Kong (CNN)Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong’s newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world’s second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy — a Buddhist deity.

    The monastery is funded entirely by Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, who contributed $193 million from his personal foundation to the building project.

    The premises, styled on Tang dynasty buildings, sprawl across a lush, green area of 500,000 square feet – around nine football fields.

    It can accommodate up to 400 to 500 visitors daily, but will not be open to tour groups in order to preserve the sacred atmosphere.

    Li initiated the project in 2003 to promote Buddhism in the city and construction took five years to complete.

    Stunning sights, statues and bulletproof windows

    At a height of 76 meters (250 feet), the Goddess of Mercy statue overlooks the site and a breathtaking view of Hong Kong’s harbor and several islands.

    The monastery also features several grand halls, including one which houses three ornate 24-karat gold plated Buddhist statues, where people can meditate, and learn about Buddhism.

    But perhaps the most intriguing feature is the bulletproof dormitory rooms.

    One of the three dormitories that provide housing for visiting monks from all over world has built-in bulletproof windows to protect “important guests.”

    “We installed the bulletproof glass windows because we hoped there could be a place to protect our important guests such as the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand and other top monks,” Walter Ngai Kai-shu, secretary general of the monastery told local media.

    The rooms are still empty, and Ngai added that they were not designed for Li or any specific individual, reported the South China Morning Post.

    Visitors are not allowed to bring joss sticks, meat, alcohol, or other food offerings in order to be environmentally friendly — instead the monastery will provide water.

    “There are many other ways to offer the Buddha apart from joss sticks,” Ngai told local media.

    Currently, a dozen monks, mainly from Hong Kong and Southeast Asia reside inside the monastery.

    It will be open to the public on April 15, but registration and booking is now available online.

    http://bit.ly/2qCgWUr
  • nicholas
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:56 PM
    Vajrayogini is well known to have emanated within the Himalayan regions of Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia and even China. According to Buddha Shakyamuni, as years progressively become more distant from the time when the Buddha was alive, the “effectiveness” of the Tantras will diminish as the merits to uphold these teachings decrease. But for the Heruka and Vajrayogini tantras, it is the opposite. As we get further away from the time of the Buddha, our desires increase. Thus, the effectiveness of the Heruka and Vajrayogini tantras also increase as they use our desire as a tool to bring us to Enlightenment.

    The Vajravarahi/Yogini Cave (Dorje Phagmo Cave) is located within the boundaries of Vajravarahi Hill (亥母山) in Liangzhou in Gansu Province, China. The origins of this cave dates back to the year 1004 AD. According to records, on the 25th day of the 1st lunar month, Vajravarahi reincarnated in human form together with her four other dakinis. These dakinis began to make tsog offerings and perform tantric rituals at the age of five in this sacred cave every 10th and 25th of the lunar month until they reached the age of eight. At that age, on the 25th day of the 12th lunar month, they ascended to Kechara Heaven.

    Throughout the centuries, many high lamas of the Tibetan Buddhist order have visited this cave. For instance, in 1244, the great Tibetan sage, Sakya Pandita went to Liangzhou for a meeting with the officials of China and brought with him his younger sister, Drukpa Rangmo and his nephew, Chogyal Phagpa. At this sacred site of Vajravarahi, the entourage made extensive offerings and performed tsog. It was during this time that Drukpa Rangmo made a Dorje Phagmo statue from clay and enshrined the statue in this very cave. On another occasion, the 6th Dalai Lama on his way home from a pilgrimage to Wutaishan stayed in this cave for a long duration in retreat and prayer. To mark this occasion and also the sacred space of Vajravarahi, the 6th Dalai Lama erected a stupa made of clay in the cave.

    Read more about Vajravarahi Caves in China at http://bit.ly/34N1ROp
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:22 PM
    Thank you for sharing with us more about Rinpoche. Rinpoche never wasted a minute in his life to help others. Everything Rinpoche did was to bring benefits to others, it was never for himself. Even though he had been hurt before, but he never inflicted pain on another person because he knew how hard it was. Rinpoche’s kindness was not limited to people who are closed to him or who knew him personally, his kindness was for every sentient beings, regardless. Even though Rinpoche is not with us anymore but he had left behind many precious teachings to benefit us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-a-snapshot-of-rinpoches-room
  • Pastor Lanse
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:08 PM
    每一回经过克切拉禅修林庞隆精舍,除了欣慰几近完全消失的庞隆精舍终于得以再现,更是感恩上师尊贵的詹杜固仁波切对于保护传承所付出的心力。上师让我们看到的是,一个传承的延续靠的并不是多大的财力物力,而是真正维护传承的用心。

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-revival-of-panglung-ritroe-in-kechara-forest-retreat-chinese.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:05 PM
    A rare holy, sacred and precious picture of His Holiness 16th Karmapa with His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche tells a thousand words. Karmapa is Chenresik and Trijang Rinpoche is Vajra Yogini. In fact there is a mind blowing connections between the two enlightened and perfected beings. Wow…… HH 16th Karmapa and HH Trijang Rinpoche are both enlightened manifesting again and again for the benefit of others. Interesting read showing enlightenment has no borders no matter what tradition one comes from.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mind-blowing-connections-between-two-high-lamas.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:04 PM
    Wonderful long life prayers by two great Lamas for our Guru Tsem Rinpoche years back. Reading through the prayers its truly filled with blessings tells all. With folded hands thank you both great masters for composing this lovely prayer which invoke the blessing of Three Jewels.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/long-life-prayer-by-kensur-konchok-tsering-rinpoche-and-trijang-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 01:02 PM
    An awesome moment of respect. What a great example of wisdom to share with the world when two spiritual leaders meet. Both discussed various aspects of monastic life, all religions, despite their philosophical differences, convey similar messages of love and compassion. It is a great joy for them to foster inter-religious harmony. The Dalai Lama even presents Cardinal with a wonderful souvenir of a Buddha statue.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/his-holiness-the-cardinal.html
  • m.priyaa
    Monday, Nov 11. 2019 11:55 AM
    நன்றி ரினழபோச்சே இதை வழங்கியதற்க்கு.பகவான் டோர்ஜே ஷுக்டேன் அவர்களை வழிபட எந்த மதத்தினராகவும் இருக்கலாம். நாம் நம்முடைய மதத்தை விட்டு வேறு மதம் அல்லது கலாச்சாரத்தை மாற்ற வேண்டிய அவசியம் இல்லை. பகவானுக்கு எம்மதமும் இல்லை, பெயர் மற்றும் உருவம் இல்லை, ஆரம்பமும் இல்லை, முடிவும் இல்லை; மனிதனே வெவ்வேறான பெயர்கள், அடையாளங்கள் மற்றும் எல்லைகள் ஆகியவற்றை உருவாக்கிக் கொள்கின்றான். ஆகவே, நாம் இந்து, ஜெயின், பௌத்தர் அல்லது எம்மதமாக இருப்பினும், அம்மதத்திலேயே இருந்து, பகவான் டோர்ஜே ஷுக்டேன் அவர்களை வழிபடமுடியும். நாம் உண்மையாக, நல்ல மனத்துடன், மற்றவர்களிடம் அன்பாக மற்றும் கருணையாக இருந்தால் நிச்சயமாக அவர் நம்மை ஆசீர்வதிப்பார்.


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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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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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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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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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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.
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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First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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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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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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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
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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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    Whales and dolphins playing with each other in the Pacific sea. Nature is truly incredible!
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    Bodha stupa July 2019-
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    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
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    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
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    This is Daw
    This is what they do to get meat on tables, and to produce belts and jackets. Think twice before your next purchase.
  • Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
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    Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    Look at the poor baby chasing after the mother. Why do we do that to them? It's time to seriously think about our choices in life and how they affect others. Be kind. Don't break up families.
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    They do this every day!
    This is how they are being treated every day of their lives. Please do something to stop the brutality. Listen to their cries for help!
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    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
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    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    6 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
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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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    8 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    8 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    8 months ago
    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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    8 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    10 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
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    10 months ago
    Cute!
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    10 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    10 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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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.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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