Esquire Magazine calls

May 11, 2012 | Views: 7,199

Dear friends,

I received a message from my assistant that the international magazine Esquire wanted to interview me… I said ok… the time was set and they came over. The interviewer was a pleasant, intelligent and nice young man. I enjoyed the interview. Well here it is. Thanks to everyone involved.

Tsem Rinpoche


ESQUIRE (Malaysia), May 2012, pg. 90-91 

In our May Meaning of Life Issue, we sit down for an interview with one of the country’s most avant-garde spiritual leaders. Tsem Rinpoche is a lama who founded the Buddhist organisation Kechara, and can count living on the streets, being scouted for acting roles, and modelling as just some of the more unusual parts of his past. So it’s no surprise we wanted to sit down with him, and hear his thoughts on Madonna, Steven Seagal, and his role as a spiritual leader. We have included special soundbites from our interview, so listen away!


This is the online version, click on this link to read the full article: http://www.esquire.my/People/What-Ive-Learned/article/Tsem-Tulku-Rinpoche


Here are seven choice quotes (In case the link not working, this is duplicated here):

I really didn’t want to be a monk just teaching compassion, and people walking off the streets, getting a blessing and walking out saying, “I didn’t understand anything.” I wanted to bring it out to contemporary people. I wanted people to look exactly as they look, but be different on the inside. (listen to this quote below:)

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Romantic movies, I know the beginning, I know the middle, I know the end. It’s not even predictable. You don’t have to be a Tibetan psychic monk to know it. It’s just boring. (listen to this quote below:)

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People’s general mentality towards spirituality is this: if I’m not happy, make me happy. I’m not at peace, so I come to get peace. I can’t get a girlfriend, I need your help to get one. They come with those kinds of motivations. And I look at them and say, “Take a real good look. Do I look like a dating agency?”

Oh, I wanted to be an actor. I chose to become a monk because it was an instruction from my teacher. And now, people tell me, you should have been an actor, then a monk, you would have been another Steven Seagal. But I thought to myself, don’t regret my path, just follow the path of what I’ve chosen. I trusted this old master all the way.

I said to myself, I’m going to blog about what I like. I’m not going to blog about what they expect. So you wouldn’t think it’s a Buddhist monk’s blog. I blog about Madonna, UFOs, food. I’m not trying to be different. Those are things I’m interested in. (listen to this quote below:)

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What I like about Madonna is that she never stays stagnant. She’s very up-beat and with the times. “Girl Gone Wild”, I love that song. (we thought this whole segment about a monk talking about Madonna was so unique, we have included the entire portion where Rinpoche talks about her. Listen to this below:)

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I dare say with the deepest respect to everyone, I don’t think one religion suits everyone.

We have also looked through the YouTube archives, and found some videos of Rinpoche before, during and after:

 

A younger Rinpoche talking about meditating.

 

 

Rinpoche responding to a question on his Facebook page on jealousy.

 

Rinpoche promoting his new show about the paranormal, which is set to air on NTV7 tentatively in August.

 

 

 


 

This is the scanned physical magazine 

 (click on the image below twice to enlarge it to read it)

The cover of the issue my interview featured in (May 2012)

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jul 28, 2021 at 2:47 pm

    Esquire is an American men’s magazine based in New York City , it has been published by the Hearst Corporation since 1986. Found this old post and realised such an international magazine had interviewed our Guru Tsem Rinpoche long ago. Esquire described our Rinpoche as one of the country’s most avant-garde spiritual leaders. That’s true Tsem Rinpoche down to earth very special Lama and founded the Buddhist organization Kechara. We are fortunate to have Rinpoche in Malaysia, showing us the way.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands

  2. Joy Kam on Dec 15, 2018 at 11:29 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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  3. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 31, 2018 at 2:24 pm

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    A poem inspired by seeing a picture of my teacher, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche…

    In the sport of correct views,
    all that is correct is just a view,
    without permanence or substance.
    As long as we hold onto views,
    our sufferings are gathered 
    to be experienced without end.

    Without the strong methods of emptiness
    and compassion, bereft of merit,
    we sink deeper without respite.
    To arise from this samsara is but
    a dreamscape on the deluded mind.
    Therefore seek the guru, who confers the yidam,
    hold your vows and fixate on liberation 
    free of new creations. Free of new experiences as 
    there are none. 

    ~ Tsem Rinpoche

    Composed in Tsem Ladrang, Kuala Lumpur on July 7, 2014

    Zong Rinpoche and myself

  4. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 9:25 am

    I was walking past a second hand shop on Western Ave selling old things. They had a Japanese-style clay Buddha which was beige in colour on the floor, holding the door open. I thought the shopkeeper would collect a lot of negative karma without knowing if he kept such a holy item on the floor as a doorstop. So I went in to talk to him, but he didn’t look like he wanted to talk or that he even cared. So I asked him the price and he said US$5. I purchased it so he did not collect more negative karma. I was 17 years old and that was in 1982.

    I escorted my new Buddha home and washed it lightly and wiped it. I placed it on my altar and was happy with the Buddha. I would do my meditations, prayers, sadhanas, mantras and prostrations in front of this shrine daily. When I left for India in 1987, I could not bring this Buddha along and gave it to a friend. It was a nice size and I made offerings to this Buddha for many years in Los Angeles. In front of the Buddha I placed His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s photo. I remember I was so relieved that the price was affordable. But US$5 that time was still expensive for me but worth it I thought. But I was happy to have brought the Buddha home. Tsem Rinpoche

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com

    Altar1

    Altar2

  5. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 20, 2018 at 11:50 am

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

    TR Pic

  6. SG on Feb 8, 2015 at 6:59 am

    Love Rinpoche’s humour and charisma (as always) that comes across in this article and the picture accompanied. Best parts for me in the article are:
    People: ”Why do you have hair?” Rinpoche: ”Because it grows.” LOL.
    And the part about not hurting animals by consuming them. And how some nicer ghosts are scared of us. Oh no… Also love Rinpoche’s wish for people to be same on the outside but different (dharmawise) on the inside. _/\_

  7. Lim KH (JB) on Jun 28, 2012 at 4:36 am

    Nice post in the photo Rinpoche, u always make the different for us. The phase “one of the country’s most avant-garde spiritual leaders” very suitable for u. Our Guru pose and look is better that the magazine front page.

    Thanks Rinpoche for the interview that make more peoples can connect to Rinpoche and Kechara.

  8. Ferry Djap on May 29, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    I love the pic of Rinpoche in here 🙂

  9. Tenzin Kyabsum on May 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    I love how witty Rinpoche is! His quotes are short yet straightforward. One of my favorite part has to be when people asked Rinpoche why does Rinpoche have hair when He was modeling. “Because it grows.” So witty and profound! haha!
    May everyone benefit from Rinpoche’s teachings.

    Thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.

  10. Davin on May 20, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Thank you to Esquire magazine. I like Rinpoche photo so much.. Rinpoche is cute in the picture. The question and answer that I like is people would ask Rinpoche why do he have hair and Rinpoche answer because it grows..
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this to us.

  11. jennifer on May 15, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    The minute i heard about the interview of Rinpoche in Esquire magazine , i dashed out , bought the magazine , turned to the interview and read every word 3 times. It’s profound , wise , thought provoking and so very funny ! Love it love it love it !

  12. andrew hibberd on May 15, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    gentle men are exposed in many serious ways my dear esquires try the gentlemans magazine cover for may 1759 the cover is in library also try to download it if you cant come back to me i have a pic at least of the cover not the full version

  13. Helena on May 15, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Love it!!! Cheeky, cute and fun Rinpoche we have hehehehe… whenever i read the magazine and look at Rinpoche’s pictures. I smile!
    We love you Rinpoche!

  14. Seng Aun on May 15, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    Rinpoche is not only stylish with his approach in Dharma but very creative with his words as well.

    I always enjoy reading Rinpoche’s quotes and can’t help smiling or laughing at the same time.

    It’s really cool of Rinpoche and I simply adores this hilarious yet interesting pose of his. Great job, Rinpoche!

    For the record, I have already bought this issue of Esquire. Rinpoche indeed, helps to boost the sales…

    • Seng Aun on May 17, 2012 at 2:52 am

      Rinpoche is not only stylish in his approach to dharma but very creative with his words as well.

      Sorry for the error.

  15. So Kin Hoe on May 14, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    Rinpoche has shown us the true meaning of Buddhism in his modern days. Thank you Rinpoche.

  16. Mei Fong on May 14, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing. The picture is very attractive and cute too.

  17. Adrian Cho on May 14, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    I likes those quotes and the picture of Rinpoche, that so cute and funny.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post.

  18. Grace Leong on May 14, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Dear Rinpoche ,
    I showed the Esquire write up to some of my non-Kechara friends in the salon , and they think you are such a “funky” teacher , perfect for this generation !!!! Personally , I loved all the quotes . They were so point-blank on the issues . Also Rinpoche is so witty !!! Laughed a lot ! Thank you Rinpoche . Looking forward to Rinpoche doing more of such interviews with the media ,to spread the Dharma .

  19. Datuk May on May 14, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    Dare to be yourself! Had always been the teaching of Rinpoche that stuck to me. Look at the photo, which Monk would dare to have such a picture taken.

    This is it, the Lama for this modern world, courageous and different.

  20. Joe Ang on May 14, 2012 at 11:56 am

    Nice interview, GREAT pictures. Though Rinpoche blogs about what he likes, and not what people expects. I find it’s what he likes that bring so many of us to read and learn from his blog. Rinpoche with great patience uses examples from the things he find interesting to share with us and allow us to learn in ways that are easy to absorb and understand. Like Madonna, we should never be stagnant. Keep up to the beat! No matter if you are young young or “still”, young…

  21. Deborah on May 14, 2012 at 9:51 am

    I think Rinpoche’s picture should have been the cover. Super cute and who’d think a Lama was so approachable, down to earth and just so real!
    hope there’ll be a follow up story soon.

  22. JImmy Tan on May 14, 2012 at 12:22 am

    我重复一遍又一篇聆听师傅讲的对话。感觉很精彩很风趣。
    这是一位非常独特的上师。我必须加倍珍惜!

    • James Long on May 21, 2012 at 12:47 am

      我们是非常幸运能够遇见仁波切,并且能够那么近距离的接受他的开示。如果不是仁波切独特创新的教学方式和修行态度,相信我们很多人都会因此而继续我们世俗上的追求,不会进入或接触任何的修行。多年以后重听仁波切的开示,都会有不同的感触和见解。

  23. Kwok wai on May 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    Excellent article on RInpoche ! Very cute pose, that’s just so him .look out world here comes our RInpoche ! I really enjoyed his quotes in this article , very off the cuff and so so original . I dare say it left goose pimples on me and a sense of overwhelming pride , that I am fortunate enough to have met him in person .

  24. Jean Mei on May 13, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    I LOVE IT! I LOVE IT! I LOVE IT!!

    I’ve already gotten my 3 copies to give 2 away and keep the other for a long time to come! My collection addiction has started… I can’t wait for Rinpoche to appear on more local and internationl publications! 🙂

  25. wt on May 13, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    haha, like the picture very much, “Now you see me, now you don’t!”

    Buddhism is the combination of art & science of living. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche brings it to all regardless of their religions in order to improve and enhance everyone’s life in a modern way.

    From the sharings, we can also see that Rinpoche is very authentic and honest to his likes and don’t. Where can we find a monk who said he likes Madonnna? 🙂

    Like this write up very much, especially with the soundbites from interviews and Esquire is also making extra effort to find Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s video clips from you tube.

    May more interviews on the way and spread the name of Rinpoche to more!

  26. Junior on May 13, 2012 at 11:49 am

    The article is simple but it the best way to promote kechara.
    Nice pics.

  27. Irene Lim on May 13, 2012 at 6:49 am

    It so cool to feature Tsem Tulku Rinpoche in Esquire. It is creatively done and with a big difference that will appeal to many. Great Job!

    • Ckh on May 13, 2012 at 11:24 am

      Great outreach – one day can appear in monocle. Ultra chic.

  28. Li Kim on May 12, 2012 at 11:27 pm

    When I heard that Rinpoche granted Esquire an interview, I was really pleasantly surprised! In some way I was nervous how Esquire would present Rinpoche. I am really impressed how the interview came out.

    The interview is simple and yet reveals to the readers who Rinpoche is. This article not only tells the world who Rinpoche is but it gives a new perception of a modern day Lama. In many ways, people have a certain fixed “old-fashion” view of Lamas, this article and how they have presented the contents is very modern. Refreshing. Most of all, attractive to the new people who are the readers of Esquire. Being featured with the other candidates also gives the impact of new and modern popular people.

    Good feature! Thank you to Jon Chew who interviewed Rinpoche and also the Esquire editorial team!

  29. DR on May 12, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    This is our Rinpoche all right! Always speaks the truth, not what he thinks others like to hear. Sometimes truth shocks our system but when it is a heartfelt advice, it moves the listener and the result is beneficial.

    I salute Esquire magazine for the bold move in featuring Rinpoche. To me, it is an expression of your respect to your readers that they have depth and appreciate some words of wisdom.

  30. Michelle on May 12, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    My god, that was such a brilliant article. Really.
    Thank you for existing Rinpoche. You’ve made your mark. Now i want to find mine. 🙂

  31. Pastor Chia on May 12, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    Look at the rinpoche picture and interview at the magazine, many people might think Buddhist monk should not acting like this. Rinpoche is well know cyber monk at the world now. Through rinpoche kindness sharing his thinking had effected more people at the world understand more about Buddhism.
    I like this article a lot at the Esquire magazine.

  32. Erickksiow on May 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    I really love this quote : Oh, I wanted to be an actor. I chose to become a monk because it was an instruction from my teacher. And now, people tell me, you should have been an actor, then a monk, you would have been another Steven Seagal. But I thought to myself, don’t regret my path, just follow the path of what I’ve chosen. I trusted this old master all the way.

    Best Regards : Erickksiow _/\_

  33. Steve Tobias on May 12, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    I love the comments from non-Kecharian readers. It means they are connecting with dharma and Rinpoche. Sometimes I am apprehensive about which dharma talks to link friends, to make sure it suits them and their predispositions. But really, people connect quite easily either way.

  34. Uncle Eddie on May 12, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    The interesting interveiw between Tsem Tulku Rinpoche and Esquire Magazine, was indeed full of frankness, honesty, excitement and meaningful comments, humorous as well at the end. Truly a most modern, understanding and well-realised Lama, Rinpoche made this interview simple and easy to understand. Perhaps, some of the most salient comments made by him which attracted me most were:- (1) His remark calling on people not to treat a spiritual Lama like a dating agency or a matching bureau. (2) not sticking with the choice of becoming an actor first, then a monk later like Steven Seagal did, but Rinpoche went ahead to follow the path of his old master to be a monk all life through without regret. (3) He dared to be different and not stuck with the herd of blogging what is expected of a buddhist monk’s blog, but something different, exciting and of great interest for all! On his care, attention and treatment of animals, Rinpoche’s love, feeling and incomparable compassion to them is universial and a common knowledge to all who knows him -“A saviour of beings”! Om mani padme hum.

  35. Victor Phang on May 12, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Rinpoche’s picture really funny and different than any other monks’ serious posture when taking pictures. Even the way of publishing this interview also very different -point by point instead of paragraph by paragraph. I believe both the interview and picture can really attract young and busy working community. Very good approach to introduce Rinpoche, Buddhism, Dharma and Kechara to youth who is the key decision maker for the future growth of Buddhism.

    So after this introduction, what’s next that we can do to bring them closer to Dharma? I always like to ask “what’s next?” to myself because this is the essential question to keep me going and growing 🙂

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing and congratulation for the successful interview.
    Take very good care.
    With love,
    VP

  36. Chandra on May 12, 2012 at 5:35 am

    The picture is so adorable. It’s almost like a cute attack, with due respect to Rinpoche. I feel Rinpoche’s messages are like a slap on our faces. A kind wake-up call. The quotes are like ‘I’m calling a spade a spade’! A-M-A-Z-I-N-G.

  37. bengkooi on May 12, 2012 at 4:45 am

    I am very happy that this has come to fruition. The original email from Esquire requesting for an interview with Rinpoche seems like ages ago now, and Rinpoche agreeing to give the interview was a very pleasant surprise. I was one of the lucky few to be present during the interview and photoshoot, and reporter Jon Chew did a great job. The actual interview lasted for over 3 hours and the content was superb. Its a shame that there wasnt enough space to publish the whole interview, but perhaps Esquire will do a full feature on just Rinpoche next time 🙂

  38. Cynthia L on May 12, 2012 at 3:57 am

    I think it means something for Esquire to want to interview Rinpoche! This is just one of the few for many more interviews and exposures in the medias to come!

    Esquire has written the article in a manner which is easy to read, appeals to readers and on top of that presented Rinpoche’s videos and audio (in the website) which doesn’t appear to be forceful and hardsell while totally blend in with the whole article. It was very very clever. We should learn this sort of creative writing and structure from them.

    I do hope that this article will be able to shed some light to the public who picked up a copy. May Rinpoche’s teachings are able to reach them in future.

  39. Don Buchwalter on May 12, 2012 at 3:54 am

    What a wonderful article! It is so nice to see magazines of popular culture add a little depth to their pages. I am sure that many people will benefit from Rinpoche’s appearance!

  40. Sharon Saw on May 12, 2012 at 2:11 am

    It’s fantastic that a classy magazine like Esquire wanted to interview Rinpoche. I thought it was great that Rinpoche was featured alongside luminaries like Stephen Hawking, Alec Baldwin, Ethan Hawke, Helen Mirren… Rinpoche was a spiritual person in the feature yet it is amazing that someone in robes fitted right in! It is Rinpoche’s refreshing, joyful and charismatic personality which lets him stand out from the crowd… even in such illustrious company!!

    • Mc on May 14, 2012 at 4:01 am

      I couldn’t agree more with Sharon. Rinpoche appearing in Esquire, an international brand is really fantastic and I bet it has fired a lot of imagination. It is great how Rinpoche breaks the traditional mould and makes dharma actually fun. I love the thought provoking answers delivered with a lot of wit and candor.

  41. mayy on May 12, 2012 at 1:37 am

    Rinpoche protrays the compassion side of him to benefit many who needs spiritual guidance and help. He is not here to look for fame for he forgoes all the pleasures and privacy that we chase after. Instead he has to endure all the pains and disappointments of his students and friends to continue to bring dharma and guide them.
    He brings dharma in many different ways down to our level of understanding and practicality without changing our outlook but mind transformation. In fact, spirituality that appeals to everyone in many different levels in this modern age.

  42. Koh Hee Peng on May 12, 2012 at 1:32 am

    When I was a model, people would ask me very interesting profound questions like, “Why do you have hair?” And I would give interesting and profound answers like, “Because it grows” – Can’t stop gigling reading this quote from the article (couple with the the imagination of Rinpoche’s facial expression):D

    In his earlier life, Rinpoche was given a choice as whether to be ordained or to lead a normal life, of which it was predicted by Rinpoche’s guru that Rinpoche would achieve celebrity status should Rinpoche chose not to be ordained. Due to Rinpoche’s strong imprint in his past lives, Rinpoche has chosen to be be ordained in his early 20s. Guess what, 30 years later, Rinpoche has also achieved the celebrity status despite having ordained due to Rinpoche’s unerring compassion towards all beings.

  43. Terri on May 12, 2012 at 12:45 am

    Yes! Rinpoche is awesome <3

  44. Yvonne on May 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    Rinpoche’s photo make people happy, when i saw the photo, i have a smile, smile out from my heart, feel very happy : )

  45. Sam on May 11, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Haha….Rinpoche surely got his stylo. I like the presentation of our guru in this article and magazine. It is very straight forward and simple also very funny especially the part where ppl ask Rinpoche “Why do you have hairs?”. This part really made my day.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this here. Take care 🙂

  46. Louise Lee on May 11, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    不一样的年代, 有不一样的人。

    不一样的人, 有不一样性格。

    不一样的性格, 有不一样的兴趣。

    我有一位与众不同的仁波切, 佛法与时代一起进步! 是仁波切, 是仁波切证明给我们看! 我爱仁波切, 我爱他, 爱他让我把佛法放进我生活!

    谢谢您!

  47. yenpin on May 11, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    rinpoche上杂志,希望陆续有来,喇嘛不一定要正经八百做在法座上拍照,看仁波切摆这样的

    pose拍照,是不是很可爱,喇嘛的博客也可以很时尚。

  48. Julia Tan on May 11, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    As Rinpoche always do, appeared with many many delightful faces with His very own style, many many beautiful quotes, giving us very straight forward teachings. Rinpoche messages will sent to the world through here. Whoever that are fortunate enough to read about Rinpoche will be much benefited and created the karma to meet Rinpoche in person.

  49. anita on May 11, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    that is very good ours rinpoche interview with international magazine.this is nice way to promote kechara i love it.

  50. Paris on May 11, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    Hooooorah! A lovely piece – as much fun being in the interview proper as it was to read the article afterwards. I do especially love how they’ve called Rinpoche avant-garde… which I suppose he is!

    This is exciting too, for it marks Rinpoche’s first public interview in a globally loved and respected magazine – yet another dynamic way Rinpoche brings his teachings out to people and places where you’d least expect to see spirituality. And the article (selection of quotes) reflects this perfectly – that joyous diversity, juxtapositions and dichotomies of Madonna / mantras, Hollywood / holiness, Dharma / disco.

    I daresay Rinpoche makes a perfect example of a true Esquire man – real style, openness and on the pulse of anything, everything, anyone, everyone he meets.

  51. Ana Montero on May 11, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    The article was so HOT! It was great, entertaining, inspiring… Kechara will grow and grow! I love the picture of Rinpoche hiding behind a big leaf. So cute!.

  52. Lim Han Nee on May 11, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    Wow, Rinpoche, you really show the world that Buddhism and compassion can take on an ‘avant-garde’ look.

    Kechara, through Rinpoche, will now hog the limelight. Why? Because its spiritual leader, is seen (by a leading magazine Esquire )as one of the most ‘avant-garde’ spiritual leaders of this country,who posts about Madonna ,food, UFO and the paranormal and Chinese horoscope on his blog,who wanted to become an actor but became a monk because it was his teacher’s instruction, who became a model for a short period to show his students that they could be whatever they wanted to be.

  53. Darren on May 11, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    I like how Rinpoche answer when people asked why does Rinpoche has hair during modelling years. “Because it grows”. LOL

  54. June Kang on May 11, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    I love to see all Rinpoche’s quotes, is so practical, logical, It is also show to the new generation you can be yourself as long as whatever you do is benefiting people.

    Thank you Esquire for doing a good job on this. Everyone, quick go and get a copy!

  55. xiao xiao on May 11, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    I love this picture. Curiously look at the world. The content will widen our horizon.

  56. Albert on May 11, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    Buddha will appear to you in different form or any form that you didn’t expect, so do High Lama, they have no ego issue, no pride, no agenda, what they do is only benefiting people, how they can be on help to make you a better person. H.E.Tsem Tulke Rinpoche is the one that I know of, he is not someone who wanted fame, but for Rinpoche to be famous, it means he will lose out all privacy where everyone can have, But still, Rinpoche doesn’t mind to go to this extend, because his only agenda in life is very simple, to bring dharma to as many people as possible.

  57. Carmen Koo on May 11, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    This feature of Rinpoche is awesome. I love it! Whilst reading the article, a few words popped into mind: Fun, Light, Casual, Jovial, Down-to-Earth, Different, Cool, Knowledgable and Amazing. I feel the feature portrays Rinpoche very well, it exudes the energy that Rinpoche leaves on everyone.

    Best of all, I love Rinpoche’s photo!! Whilst all the other photos are so prim and proper, Rinpoche’s photo for the feature totally strikes a difference – even if you’re flipping through the magazine, it’ll make you pause on the page because the page is so bold, cheeky and cute! It never fails to make me smile.

    Thank you Esquire magazine, for this wonderful feature. And thank you Rinpoche, for without you, there would be no feature.

    Love,
    Carmen

  58. nicholas on May 11, 2012 at 7:14 pm

    I really love all the quotes.

    Rinpoche always relate the essence of the teaching in a very easy, fun and modern way for a lot of people to understand. Rinpoche is a real Lama that everyone can really feel the compassion from Rinpoche teaching and actions.

    This article really shows the unique ways of how Rinpoche deliver Buddhism in a modern, fun, meaningful & beneficial.

  59. william on May 11, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    Even though it is just one page, it reveals a lot about Rinpoche on who he is. He is different from the rest of the other monks because he uses real life situations to relate to the people and not stories from ages ago. He comes off as human in this article same like any of us, yet different in many many ways!

    Thank you Rinpoche for revealing yourself to the world. Esquire, you have made the right choice!

  60. Andrew James Boon on May 11, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Brilliant article (both printed and online version). It really does sum up Rinpche’s style and method of delivering very pertinent and profound insights and Dharma. Truly a well deserving spot amongst the other personae.

    Perhaps a solo next!!! Thank you Esquire!

  61. su an on May 11, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    “I attract people because I think different. Sounds like an Apple ad, but I do.”

    Rinpoche has been showing the world that Buddhism is adaptive, dynamic, contemporary, it is not burning incense and worshipping a statue and sitting in a cave. Rinpoche shows that Buddhists are not hermits and boring inert people who cannot do this cannot do that, cannot joke, cannot act cute, cannot be cheeky… I’m sure the Esquire readers would really enjoy this article and have their minds teased about their perception of Buddhism and Buddhist monks =D

  62. Wan on May 11, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    i love Rinpoche quotes in Esquire Magazine and of course a humor photo of Rinpoche too.. Its a very good to read quotes and listen the VDO together.. thank to Esquire for this option.

    Rinpoche quotes show us of how Dharma can be fun and entertain as the same time Rinpoche take Dharma practice seriously..

  63. KH Ng on May 11, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    This is a sign that Rinpoche and what he represents is gaining acceptance in today’s world. Rinpoche and Kechara can bring Dharma to today’s world.

  64. Lai on May 11, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Rinpoche teaching is very interesting and funny and close to our daily life. I used to think Dhama teaching is serious and boring. Rinpoche show us spirituality can be fun!

  65. Girlie on May 11, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    Look – Rinpoche playing peek-a-boo with the photographer. That’s Rinpoche’s not-so-serious side.

  66. Elena on May 11, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Aiyoh I love this interview, because it captures Rinpoche so well. Rinpoche is fun, playful, youthful, extremely intelligent, witty and above all, kind. Actually, the article is a really good reflection of how compassionate our lamas are – they will manifest any kind of behaviour to attract us to the Dharma. After all, this is what will appeal to Esquire’s readers, who are not the goody-goody crowd…they wouldn’t be so impressed by a monk on a high throne going, “Ommmmmmm” but they will like a monk who is peeking from behind a tree hehehe

  67. joey wong on May 11, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    I love this article so much!! It really shows and proves to people that spirituality dosent have to be boring!! Thank you Rinpoche again!

  68. patsy on May 11, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Rinpoche’s quotes are so thought provoking and practical. Rinpoche’s approached to dharma is practical, down to earth, logical and inspiring. It can reach out to the young and old generation.

    Nice photo……Rinpoche looks very cute!

    Thank you Esquire for doing a great job!

  69. JG on May 11, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    Rinpoche is so cute in this pic. And i like this ,” I wanted to bring it out to contemporary people. I wanted people to look exactly as they look, but be different on the inside. ” & ” “Take a real good look. Do I look like a dating agency?” hahaha…

    Shelter from the rain of problems ? People got problems, find dharma ; People find dharma because got problems ? Most people look externally for the source of their problems..After we go deeper in this pathway, We feel extraordinarily fortunate to have the circumstances for Dharma … Not only open our eyes to all the things that are going right in our lives, but … our problems enable us to become better people and find our inner strength.

  70. Wan Wai Meng on May 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    Love the soundbites and all the videos links that is inclusive. An articles about Rinpoche’s work is simply not enough, his work is so so vast and encompassing, there are so many dimensions to what Rinpoche represents to all the people in the world!

  71. Doreen on May 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    I love the quotes or sentences which so damn true facts and so logical from my Guru. This is my Guru, so true, kind and compassionate.

  72. sweekeong on May 11, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    I like the quotes. very funny.. the irony of life. 🙂

  73. Ethan Chu on May 11, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche is such a modern lama, how he delilvers Buddha in such creative, modern, humorous way for us to understand easily… I dare he is the one monk I came across with such quality. How fortunate we are to be his students in this very life time. Now the world is watching, it’s infectious!!!

  74. tenzin llhamo on May 11, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    LOVE the pic! It show Rinpoche’s fun side. The contents of the interview was very funny and interesting to know. I love ‘we should not use religion as a fear tactic’. Bought a copy to read. Thank you Esquire! I wonder when can we have Rinpoche on the cover of the magazine? hehe…

  75. abby F on May 11, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    那天买了这本杂志读过这篇访问后就有一种强烈的想法:如果我至今还没遇到这位喇嘛,在杂志上看到他精辟的惊世语录,我肯定会因此而喜欢上他。:)

  76. David Lai on May 11, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    This is just incredible. I love every single quote of Rinpoche’s because they are so thought-provoking and it gives insight towards improving ourselves in every sense of the word. I like the fact that he is so worldly and yet has a lot of wisdom to share. That is really a rare quality in a holy man these days. I will buy my very first copy of Esquire very soon.

  77. lewkwanleng on May 11, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    Buddhism is not about hiding in a cave and just to meditation It is about transforming our mind. Malaysia is a country which is considered a barbaric country when it comes to Buddhism, because most of the people here just pray to get good luck, good business, a relationship, etc.

    Rinpoche brings the “seriousness” of Buddhism to us in a fun and “easy-to-absorb” way. Don’t miss out his talks, and don’t forget to transform our mind!!

  78. MayOng on May 11, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Rinpoche’s photo on the issue of this Esquire magazine is Super Cute! and it really portrays the funny as well as the serious side of him. Thank you Esquire for doing a good job on this!

  79. Han on May 11, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    I like the way the writer described Rinpoche and also the approach treatment is very attractive, even the photo they picked was amazing. Thank you for sharing this great interviewed article!

  80. lucy yap on May 11, 2012 at 11:48 am

    A candid interview with our beloved Rinpoche.Thank you Esquire Magazine for featuring our Rinpoche,who is great Lama who brings Dharma tirelessly through his inspiring Dharma teachings.Above all,thank you Rinpoche.What a lovely picture!

  81. Jay Jae on May 11, 2012 at 11:20 am

    Rinpoche is avant garde?

    Here’s a new word together with the dictionary list full of adjectives describing who my Lama is. Esquire Malaysia has really done a good job in bringing out the essence of Rinpoche in their coverage.

    Quick go and get a copy!

  82. Cody MBF (Singapore) on May 11, 2012 at 11:10 am

    Nice pics..

  83. wahying on May 11, 2012 at 11:06 am

    咋看之下,怎么仁波切会摆那样的pose?,谁说喇嘛就必须正经八百做在法座上拍照,谁又规定喇嘛的博客一定是硬邦邦的经文和教诲。当佛法已经是你生活的全部,你的生命,麦当娜也可以是法,带弟子逛街买衣服也是法。真开心,师父上杂志,希望陆续有来。

    • Shin on May 12, 2012 at 2:45 am

      嗯,同意你所说的。 内容介绍仁波切为 ‘one of the country’s most avant-garde spiritual leaders’,即我国当前最前卫的精神领袖之一, 看来访者对仁波切或KECHARA的印象不错,认为仁波切是灵修与弘扬宗教方面为佼佼者。 看回多年前关于“我们如何禅修”的短片, 仁波切当年和现在依旧不变,都以直接与幽默的方式来传授佛法。希望更多人通过此杂志, 可以更了解佛法的灵活性,并且开始学习佛法。

  84. Pastor Yek Yee on May 11, 2012 at 10:49 am

    I had read through this article few days. I like the way the writer wrote what Rinpoche message. Seems like this writer also enjoy what Rinpoche shared with him. The article is simple and direct.

    The Rinpoche picture in the magazine is so cute and attractive.

  85. Phillis Chin on May 11, 2012 at 10:21 am

    LOVE~~~~~~ all the pics!! Pro photographer and most importantly the MODEL! ^^, hehehehe ^^,
    How good there’s poster with all the pics!! ^^, NICEE ~~~

  86. mitra on May 11, 2012 at 10:16 am

    good sign to grow kechara.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 6. 2022 03:22 PM
    Gampopa Sonam Rinchen a Tibetan Buddhist master and was among the most famous disciples of the great Tibetan Kagyu saint Milarepa . Gampopa is credited with establishing the Kagyu path, combining Kadampa Lamrim teachings with the Mahamudra teachings he received from Milarepa. He even combined the Kadam monastic and scholastic traditions with Indian tantric practices, spreading the teachings to Tibet. He was a bhikshu, an accomplished doctor who had a natural talent for medicine as well. His Guru devotion and rapid accomplishment had been an unexpected inspired many. He had trained many of the greatest Kagyu masters of all time. He wrote a number of treatises and founded the Dagpo Kagyu school and Daklha Gampo monastery. Interesting read of a great Lama.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/gampopa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 6. 2022 03:19 PM
    The Second Dalai Lama, Gyatso (1476–1542),born to a family of yogic practitioners, was identified as the incarnation of the posthumously recognized 1st Dalai Lama, Gendun Drub . He was an extraordinary child at a young seem to recall his previous lives, expressing his wish to return to Tashilhunpo. In later years he spent most his time in meditation, pilgrimage, and giving teachings, developing an enormous following in Tibet. Among the many accomplishments of his life, he is remembered for the construction of Monasteries. Gendun Gyatso passed away, leaving behind many volumes of verse, composition, instructions, and important temples.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting read.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 6. 2022 03:15 PM
    Meaningful poems by the 6th Dalai Lama Tsangyang Gyatso . Tsangyang Gyatso was the 6th Dalai Lama. He was an unconventional Dalai Lama that preferred the lifestyle of a crazy wisdom yogi to that of an ordained monk. The 6th Dalai Lama is also well known for his poems and songs that continue till to these days. Its still popular among Tibetan communities in Nepal, India and all across China. If committed and focused, on a simple practice and learning Dharma with that of love and compassion all the way nor matter what happen along the way. Let our thoughts and actions always be spiritual.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/sixth-love.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 30. 2022 02:12 PM
    Chogyam Trungpa was a Tibetan Buddhist meditation master and holder of both the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. He was recognized for playing a pivotal role in the transmission of genuine Buddhadharma to the West. Simple and meaningful advice by Chogyam Trungpa. Nothing is easy and no short cut to learning Dharma. We have to endure hardship to learn something like Dharma or what ever so. Never give up once we decided to learn and practice. We must face the problems or rather obstacles along the way, there is always a way to over come it with courage.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/get-your-money-back.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 30. 2022 02:10 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this meaningful quotes simple yet profound. Stop blaming other for our problems or mistakes. Accept it and try solving it instead blaming it . Take responsibility of whatever the choice and decision we have make. Take charge of our own attitude instead blaming others. We have to look within ourselves to move forward.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/quotes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 30. 2022 02:09 PM
    Buton Rinchen Drup, 11th Abbot of Shalu Monastery, was a 14th-century Sakya master and Tibetan Buddhist leader. Buton Rinchen Drub is considered to be one of Tibet’s greatest scholars, historians, translators, and writers . Shalu Monastery became one of the most renowned and important monastery in Tibet . He had influenced the Gelug and Sakya traditions as well, having helped to preserve and propagate the teachings throughout Tibet. He left a legacy worth of translated teachings into the encyclopedic Kangyur and Tangyur collections. That’s is inspiring. These collections have become well known by all of the schools of Buddhism in Tibet, till to this day. Even after retiring he continued composing a number volumes of commentaries and he wrote the famous book, the “History of Buddhism in India and Tibet. Many Tibetan scholars still utilize his work in their studies which is still continuing to this day, and cannot be underestimated. He truly was one of the brightest lights of Tibetan Buddhism. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a Great Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/buton-rinchen-drub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 02:15 PM
    Wonderful indeed………our Guru Kyabje Tsem Rinpoche’s biography “The Promise” in Mongolian for those Mongolian readers. More people will be able to read and understand better. The truth and the only truth all about Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden controversy. The Mongolian has a long history and connection with Manjushri Dorje Shugden.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoches-short-biography-mongolian.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 02:10 PM
    Thank you Dr Matthew William King great work done on the research on Dorje Shugden . His research shows that Dorje Shugden had played a central role in both monastic and political life in Mongolia. Zaya Pandita, an accomplished translator, linguist and scholar, Lobsang Tamdin, a prolific author and Mongolian lamas had preserved the tradition of Dorje Shugden through ways as such scholarship and study, and also via active propitiation. Mongolia’s own lamas did independently promoting and encouraging the practice centuries ago. Yet there is still some who claimed Dorje Shugden is a evil spirit. Even though there is clear evidence ,Mongolia’s long history of reliance on this enlightened Protector. Zaya Pandita and Lobsang Tamdin were masters of sutra, tantric adepts, and the peers and equals of Tibetan lamas of their time, they cannot be wrong about Dorje Shugden. Interesting read article on The Mongol Invention of the Dorjé Shukden and Trülku Drakpa Gyeltsen Literary Corpus (1913-1919) by Dr Matthew William King.
    Thank you with folded hands Zava Damdin Rinpoche for preserving the works for generations to come.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing for more and more people to understand better.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/how-mongolia-saved-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 01:59 PM
    Looking at these beautiful pictures of the Holy entourage of Powerful Protector Dorje Shugden in Kechara Forest Retreat is a blessing. We are indeed fortunate able to view all the Holy beings at one go with the world largest Dorje Shugden. In Kechara Forest Retreat , Bentong Pahang, Wisdom Hall a special Chapel dedicated to World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/main-assistants-of-the-dharma-king.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2022 01:54 PM
    We are very blessed for being able to learn Buddhism . Learning Dharma and putting into actions remind us of the Buddha’s teachings. The Dharma reveals truths as taught by the Buddha. It also gives us a way to live life that transform our mind and leading us towards achieving enlightenment. Having the opportunity to learn the Buddha’s teachings and cultivate ourselves is indeed very precious. We have to sincerely and consistently practice nor matter what happens and be true to ourselves. The efficaciousness of this all depends on our faith, loyalty and devotion to our Guru. Dharma is beautiful I do agree with it as explained by Rinpoche. Dharma is the moral law combined with spiritual discipline that guides one’s life. And is extremely approachable by everyone and has since changed my life.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/instructions-for-tsem-rinpoches-name-mantra-retreat.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 22. 2022 01:15 PM
    Dulduityn Danzanravjaa was a prominent Mongolian writer, composer, painter, Buddhist scholar, physician and was the Fifth Noyon Khutagt. Talented known as the Lama of the Gobi and was an extraordinary polymath having authored hundreds of spiritual songs. Danzan Ravjaa is significant for his eclectic religious outlook that combined both the reformed ‘Yellow Hat’ and the unreformed ‘Red Hat’ sects of Tibetan. Famous for his poetry and songs in which he did composed more than hundreds of poems to date. He was well known for his medical skills, prophecies, and his knowledge of philosophy and astrology. Inspiring indeed , well respected by many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing a multi-talented Lama.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/danzan-ravjaa-the-controversial-mongolian-monk.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 22. 2022 01:13 PM
    One of the few surviving historic Buddhist buildings in Mongolia. The temple of the Choijin Lama is an important example of Chinese-style religious architecture. It is one of the few surviving historic Buddhist buildings in Mongolia. Hidden among the tallest sky scappers this hidden gem is an architectural wonder. It was the home of Luvsan Haidav Choijin Lama, who is the state oracle and brother of the Bogd Khan. The State Oracle of Mongolia had a long historic connection with Dorje Shugden. Even took trance of 3 different deities , Nechung, Tsiu Marpo and Dorje Shugden. It is a temple with a lot of old, ancient artifacts as Choijin Lama would go into a trance. After been through historic changes it was reopened as a museum. The Choijin Lama Temple’s history is documented with many religious hardships and interesting happenings. Interesting read and detailed explanation for one to understand better . A must see place when travelling there .
    Thank you Rinpoche and Seow Choong Liang for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/choijin-lama-the-state-oracle-of-mongolia.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 22. 2022 01:10 PM
    Merely looking at these rare precious pictures of great masters is a blessing. Two great tutors HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche of H H Dalai Lama as seen in these pictures tells us a thousands words. Ling Rinpoche was considered an emanation of Yamantaka while Trijang Rinpoche was considered an emanation of Heruka/Vajra Yogini.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/blessed-upon-sight-of-these-masters.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 15. 2022 03:53 PM
    Very rare precious pictures of HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche had lunch together in their previous lives. Well amazingly now in this life they meet again and having lunch together. Beautiful pictures we have the fortune to see this. Looking at this pictures paints a thousand words. Both have returned many times since the time of Lord Buddha incarnating in many forms to benefit sentient beings. Having a very close relationship throughout their previous incarnations.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these rare pictures with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/perfect-practice-equals-perfect-rebirths.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 15. 2022 03:50 PM
    Breaking news the Tribune Journal published December 15, 2017 H H Dalai-lama planning to visit China. Since exile HH the Dalai Lama left Tibet in 1959, returning to China will be a wonderful reunion for many. This potential visit to China by HH the Dalai Lama might lead to those who left their homeland able to visit Tibet again. Millions of Tibetans in Tibet would definitely wish to see Dalai Lama again. The Dalai Lama would be too happy as great memories to see places as such his palace, relatives and so forth. If the return is successful all negative attacks on Dorje Shugden practitioners should cease immediately. There are indeed many benefits if Dalai Lama visit to China as it would clear the doubts of some. May Dalai Lama fondest wish come true soon.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this news

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-tribune-publishes-dalai-lama-planning-to-visit-china.html

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Dharmapalas are not exclusive to Tibetan culture and their practice is widespread throughout the Buddhist world - https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=193645
One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat\'s doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
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One of our adorable Kechara Forest Retreat's doggies, Tara, happy and safe, and enjoying herself in front of Wisdom Hall which has been decorated for Chinese New Year
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Fragrant organic Thai basil harvested from our very own Kechara Forest Retreat farm!
On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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On behalf of our Puja House team, Pastor Tat Ming receives food and drinks from Rinpoche. Rinpoche wanted to make sure the hardworking Puja House team are always taken care of.
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
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Kechara Forest Retreat is preparing for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. This is our holy Vajra Yogini stupa which is now surrounded by beautiful lanterns organised by our students.
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One of the most recent harvests from our Kechara Forest Retreat land. It was grown free of chemicals and pesticides, wonderful!
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second 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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Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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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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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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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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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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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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!!!
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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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
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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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
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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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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 great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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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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
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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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
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2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 months ago
Siew Hong came with a basket of fruits while Choong, who is expert in baking offered tormas today for our Swift Return Puja. Kechara Penang Study Group ~by Jacinta
Dedicated sisters, Sharyn and Swee Bee. They always make sure our puja offerings, especially fruits are arranged nicely. Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
3 months ago
Dedicated sisters, Sharyn and Swee Bee. They always make sure our puja offerings, especially fruits are arranged nicely. Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
Committed and hardworking Kechara Penang members, Mr. Tang and Mr. Huey. Really appreciate having you both at our weekly puja . Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
3 months ago
Committed and hardworking Kechara Penang members, Mr. Tang and Mr. Huey. Really appreciate having you both at our weekly puja . Kechara Penang Study Group ~ by Jacinta
KSK medic personnel have been tending to the needs of the clients every week. Their consistent kindness helps improve the medical welfare of those without a home. Thank you for serving and making them your priority on your weekends. #medicteam #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
4 months ago
KSK medic personnel have been tending to the needs of the clients every week. Their consistent kindness helps improve the medical welfare of those without a home. Thank you for serving and making them your priority on your weekends. #medicteam #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
In the midst of chaos, let's start healing. We have Dorje Shugden Puja every Saturday @ 3 pm. Contact William for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group. ~ by Jacinta.
4 months ago
In the midst of chaos, let's start healing. We have Dorje Shugden Puja every Saturday @ 3 pm. Contact William for more info. Kechara Penang Study Group. ~ by Jacinta.
4 months ago
Pastor is in da' house!!!! Kechara Penang Study Group @ Saturday, 3 pm. Contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
4 months ago
Pastor is in da' house!!!! Kechara Penang Study Group @ Saturday, 3 pm. Contact William for more info ~ by Jacinta
4 months ago
5 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek, members went to a nearby vegetarian shop for gathering. #CNY2022 #HappyReunion by Jacinta.
5 months ago
After Dorje Shugden puja @Penang Chapel, Jalan Seang Tek, members went to a nearby vegetarian shop for gathering. #CNY2022 #HappyReunion by Jacinta.
In 2021, we've encountered far too many challenges—Pandemic, months-long lockdown, landslide, and flood. We are proud to witness Malaysians helping one another as these agonies come sequentially. Looking back to 2021, Kechara Soup Kitchen has made significant progress, with more to come in 2022. Every year, we move a little closer to our vision. We are immensely thankful to have such dedicated teams of volunteers willing to go above and beyond for our clients. Not to mention our sponsors and donors; none of this would have been possible without you. Thank you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for helping the underprivileged to a better future. Have a blessed year ahead from our hearts to your hearts. #2022 #newyear #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
6 months ago
In 2021, we've encountered far too many challenges—Pandemic, months-long lockdown, landslide, and flood. We are proud to witness Malaysians helping one another as these agonies come sequentially. Looking back to 2021, Kechara Soup Kitchen has made significant progress, with more to come in 2022. Every year, we move a little closer to our vision. We are immensely thankful to have such dedicated teams of volunteers willing to go above and beyond for our clients. Not to mention our sponsors and donors; none of this would have been possible without you. Thank you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for helping the underprivileged to a better future. Have a blessed year ahead from our hearts to your hearts. #2022 #newyear #kecharasoupkitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment
Ipoh members were taking turns to offer Serkym and lights to Dorje Shugden. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Ipoh members were taking turns to offer Serkym and lights to Dorje Shugden. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh members were preparing for Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Kechara Ipoh members were preparing for Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 4th Dec 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 4th Dec 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed a Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 20th Nov '21. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
7 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed a Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 20th Nov '21. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Philip, our new visitor to Ipoh centre, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Three Jewels prior to DS puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
8 months ago
Mr. Philip, our new visitor to Ipoh centre, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Three Jewels prior to DS puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has resumed our Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 6th Nov 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
8 months ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has resumed our Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 6th Nov 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
8 months ago
Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
9 months ago
Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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