Esquire Magazine calls

May 11, 2012 | Views: 7,151

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. 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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  2. 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

  3. 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

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

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

    TR Pic

  5. 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. _/\_

  6. 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.

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

    I love the pic of Rinpoche in here 🙂

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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 !

  11. 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

  12. 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!

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

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

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

  16. 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.

  17. 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 .

  18. 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.

  19. 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…

  20. 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.

  21. 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。

  22. 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 .

  23. 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! 🙂

  24. 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!

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

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

  26. 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.

  27. 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!

  28. 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.

  29. 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. 🙂

  30. 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.

  31. 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 _/\_

  32. 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.

  33. 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.

  34. 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

  35. 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.

  36. 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 🙂

  37. 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.

  38. 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!

  39. 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.

  40. 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.

  41. 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.

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

    Yes! Rinpoche is awesome <3

  43. 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 : )

  44. 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 🙂

  45. 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!

  46. 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。

  47. 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.

  48. 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.

  49. 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.

  50. 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!.

  51. 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.

  52. 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

  53. 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!

  54. 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.

  55. 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.

  56. 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

  57. 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.

  58. 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!

  59. 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!

  60. 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

  61. 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..

  62. 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.

  63. 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!

  64. 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.

  65. 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

  66. 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!

  67. 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!

  68. 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.

  69. 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!

  70. 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.

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

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

  72. 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!!!

  73. 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…

  74. 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。:)

  75. 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.

  76. 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!!

  77. 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!

  78. 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!

  79. 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!

  80. 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!

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

    Nice pics..

  82. 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。

  83. 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.

  84. 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 ~~~

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

    good sign to grow kechara.

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  • Sofi
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 02:23 PM
    Tengboche Monastery – Nepal

    Tengboche Monastery is the largest Tibetan Buddhist gompa of the Sherpa community, built in 1916 by Lama Gulu, in Tengboche village of Khumjung, in the Khumbu region. Visit the article to learn more of this interesting monastery set high in the Himalayas.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/tengboche-monastery-nepal.html
  • Sofi
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 02:20 PM
    Bryn Athyn Monster Spirit

    In the Buddhist scriptures, specifically in the Dukkar texts, it mentions 80 different types of spirits that abide in different realms. Within these different types, there are subdivisions so there are many different types of spirits. Spirits can manifest in many dimensions, travel very fast (at the speed of light), and have some levels of clairvoyance. Some spirits are harmful and some spirits are neutral; some spirits may even be helpful.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bryn-athyn-monster-spirit
  • Sofi
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 02:19 PM
    The Mysterious Ghosts of the Himalayas

    The Himalayas is one of the most well-known mountain ranges in the world. Located on the Indian subcontinent, the Himalayas are home to nine of the ten highest mountains on earth, including the mega mountains Everest and K2, among others. And while this range may be well known for mysteries such as the Yeti, it is not a place typically associated with ghosts, yet here in the cold wilds there are accounts of specters and entities just as spooky as anywhere else.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-mysterious-ghosts-of-the-himalayas
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 01:48 PM
    This is the first time I have heard of ghost stories in the Himalaya mountains. I am not surprised there are many spirits in the mountains, just look at how many people had died tragically while trying to conquer the mountains. They are not prepared to die, they start their expedition with the ambition to conquer the mountains, they did not expect to die there.

    As Buddhists, since we know the last thought when we die will determine where we will take rebirth in, hence, it is very important to train our mind and thought. The uncertainty of our death makes it even more important to train our mind now. We can start to train our mind to think of the Buddha or our guru first thing in the morning and last thing before we go to bed. Think of how compassionate our guru is and be grateful to our guru. As we do that every day when we are in a dangerous or threatening situation, the first thing we have in our mind will be our guru who will be able to guide us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-mysterious-ghosts-of-the-himalayas
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  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 01:05 PM
    Another female legend who is later worshipped as a goddess who gives protection to people. Lok Yeay Mao was a Supreme Commander in Cambodia. She led the army to fight against the Siamese and successfully regained complete control over the territory in the Koh Kong area. It is also said that she had magic power and she used it to fight against the Siamese. After she passed away, people started to pray to her for her protection.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/goddess-lok-yeay-mao-of-cambodia
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  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 10:46 AM
    Wow …. A rare portrait of the siddha…Mahasiddha Shyalipa the ‘Jackal Yogin’. The portrait tells us an interesting story of how he came to be one of the eighty-four Indian mahasiddhas. Mahasiddha Shyalipa was a frightful poor homeless labourer staying on the cremation ground. That’s where a monk came along and gave him teachings and help him over come the fear of jackals. Through the practice and years he soon attained mahamudra-siddhi.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/mahasiddha-shyalipa-the-jackal-yogin
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 10:45 AM
    Precise pith instructions on Mahamudra by Tilopa. It is an extremely profound teachings for one to understand. Mahamudra is the ultimate Buddhist meditation which started in India and flourished in Tibet which teaches us to rest naturally in the essence of our own mind. Letting go can be one of the most difficult things we can do in our life. Letting go is never easy so we can reach for a better and brighter future. By meditating will some how helps us to learn to let go and be ourselves.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings by Tilopa.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/pith-instructions-on-mahamudra-by-tilopa
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 10:42 AM
    Beautiful scroll painting of a great accomplished master Mahasiddha Ravigupta practicing in a cave. Many Buddhist monks do mediate or gain experience in a cave on a mountain to disciple the mind and reduce afflictive emotions. It is a pursuit of a deeply “spiritual practice to get deeper into our consciousness. The scroll paintings paints a thousand words as the meditator drinking the nectar from a skull-cup and gazing with full concentration peacefully.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/mahasiddha-ravigupta
  • Pastor Lanse
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 09:50 AM
    这篇博文中收录了尊贵的詹杜固仁波切特别编写的多杰雄登祈愿文(中文版),适合任何忙碌的现代人修持。博文也附上仁波切的最新开示视频,解释如何修持多杰雄登日常酬供仪轨。此外文章还附上网购佛像和供具的链接,方便大家迎请造型正确、品质优良的佛像。如还未准备迎请护法像,却又想要开始修持者,文章内也附上多幅高清多杰雄登图像供大家免费下载。你可以选择你喜欢的一幅图,打印上框后供奉在佛坛上。

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/new-simplified-daily-prayer-to-dorje-shugden-chinese.html
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Mar 25. 2019 09:38 AM
    Here are 7 creepy tunnels around the world. There are sightings of spirits or ghosts in these tunnels and so the stories. I guess it is not uncommon to have spirits or ghosts lingering in the tunnels because tunnels are usually dark and some are damp. Besides, Sunlight can’t really reach the tunnel and so it is easy for the negative energy to trap in here.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/creepy-tunnels-2.html
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  • Pastor Lanse
    Sunday, Mar 24. 2019 01:30 PM
    This is an interesting read. When I grew up, I heard about paranormal activities in tunnels. Ialways thought that these are some kind of Asian believes. However, it seems that similar stories happen all over the world. Tunnels do always relate to paranormal activities. This article introduces a few famous creepy tunnels from all around the world with stories and photos. Hope you would enjoy reading it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/creepy-tunnels-2.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Mar 24. 2019 12:50 PM
    I am fortunate to come across this beautiful old post of His Eminence Kyabje Lati Rinpoche. H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche has given many teachings and initiations for his fortunate students and had benefitted countless students. He has dedicated his whole life mainly on dharma practice and giving teachings. He has travelled extensively, benefiting dharma students in various parts of the world as requested from many countries in Europe and America. Our Guru too have received many tremendous teachings,and personal advice from this great master. H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche has authored many important books on Tibetan Buddhism. At the age of 88, H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche entered clear light, leaving a legacy behind him.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and those rare pictures of the cremation of the holy body of H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/his-eminence-kyabje-lati-rinpoche-enters-clear-light.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Mar 24. 2019 12:49 PM
    Wonderful teachings of the meaning of OM MANI PADME HUNG. The Om Mani Padme Hung mantra is at the heart of many Buddhist traditions. When one recite the mantra Om Mani Padme Hung to oneself, it invokes the powerful benevolent attention and blessings of Chenrezig, the embodiment of compassion. It will then transform our impure body, speech, and mind.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-meaning-of-om-mani-padme-hung.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Mar 24. 2019 12:47 PM
    Inspiring article ……sitting on a trishaw and giving teaching , sharing stories which Rinpoche encountered. Watched the video and its interesting. Rinpoche shared his unique relationship and stories with H E Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and H E Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Jampa Yeshe. Beautiful memories of Rinpoche while on the train and a lesson from there.
    Turning negatives situation into positive and accept whatever comes along.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this precious teaching

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/the-train.html
  • Sofi
    Sunday, Mar 24. 2019 12:03 PM
    The Body of a Buddha: A Road Map to Liberation

    Learn how every single part of Buddha’s body and how it pertains to his enlightenment. Many interesting details that I have never known before. Definintely something we should read in our pursuit to be just the same as the Buddha.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rin
    poche/buddhas-dharma/the-body-of-a-buddha-a-road-map-to-liberation.html

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Everyday offerings of fresh cooked food and drinks are offered to awakened world peace protector Dorje Shugden on my shrine. It is my way to thank Him for all the help He has given to so many people throughout the decades I\'ve introduced Him to. It is my way to include Him as my family and a feeling of closeness and gratitude I have for Him. He\'s a revered family member who happens to be enlightened and also my close friend. Tsem Rinpoche (Food offering prayer~ https://bit.ly/1VkYXJa)
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Everyday offerings of fresh cooked food and drinks are offered to awakened world peace protector Dorje Shugden on my shrine. It is my way to thank Him for all the help He has given to so many people throughout the decades I've introduced Him to. It is my way to include Him as my family and a feeling of closeness and gratitude I have for Him. He's a revered family member who happens to be enlightened and also my close friend. Tsem Rinpoche (Food offering prayer~ https://bit.ly/1VkYXJa)
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On January 26, 2019, Venerable Arjia Rinpoche who is a close friend of the Dalai Lama asked the Tibetans to stop discriminating against people who practice Dorje Shugden and regionalism. His speech called for unity for the preservation of Tibet's unique culture and religion and all Tibetans should be friendly with each other regardless of religion and regional origins. His speech is powerful and much needed at this time. Very beautiful. Thank you Arjia Rinpoche. Please see here: https://bit.ly/2CdOz1A
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Our likes and dislikes are impermanent. Don't be stuck.~Tsem Rinpoche
I will always be loyal to my teacher, be with genuine friends, keep my spiritual commitments, share Dorje Shugden with those who need help and just be myself. Tsem Rinpoche
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I will always be loyal to my teacher, be with genuine friends, keep my spiritual commitments, share Dorje Shugden with those who need help and just be myself. Tsem Rinpoche
You can call me whatever you want,
but that won\'t change me.

~TsemRinpoche.com
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You can call me whatever you want, but that won't change me. ~TsemRinpoche.com
I have so many wonderful stories, pictures, accounts & videos on bigfoot/yeti here: 
 https://bit.ly/2LjVZ6T
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I have so many wonderful stories, pictures, accounts & videos on bigfoot/yeti here: https://bit.ly/2LjVZ6T
There is so much to see and read this in this category dedicated to animals. Let’s never harm animals and let’s not eat them anymore and allow them to live in happiness~Tsem Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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There is so much to see and read this in this category dedicated to animals. Let’s never harm animals and let’s not eat them anymore and allow them to live in happiness~Tsem Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
1997 in Kuala Lumpur. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
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1997 in Kuala Lumpur. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
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Another one to share..click on picture to view
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To share with you....
A special prayer on Tibet\'s Saint Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen to calm the mind daily. This short prayer was compassionately composed by His Holiness the 4th Panchen Lama of the great Tashilunpo Monastery. - 
 https://bit.ly/2ElkBZG
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A special prayer on Tibet's Saint Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen to calm the mind daily. This short prayer was compassionately composed by His Holiness the 4th Panchen Lama of the great Tashilunpo Monastery. - https://bit.ly/2ElkBZG
Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his two well known disciples. (Left) Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and (right) Lama Yeshe. Both of them were very devoted to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, their practice, their commitments and brought benefit to many beings throughout their lives. Very great beings. Read more about them-  https://bit.ly/2H2rylB
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Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his two well known disciples. (Left) Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and (right) Lama Yeshe. Both of them were very devoted to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, their practice, their commitments and brought benefit to many beings throughout their lives. Very great beings. Read more about them- https://bit.ly/2H2rylB
Many years ago, I had this 5ft Four-Armed Avalokitesvara made. It was done in Delhi, escorted to Tsem Ladrang in Gaden Shartse Monastery South India. Then my students and myself offered mantras, relics, jewels and brocades on this beautiful image as per tradition. Special rituals were done to consecrate it. Then I offered this image to the main shrine of Gaden Shartse Monstery for the sangha and visitors to pay homage to. The sangha and abbot were very happy. Till this day this beautiful image of compassion is still there in Gaden Shartse Monastery along with the many other thangkas, statues, repairs and offerings I had the honor to offer to the monastery. May all be blessed by Avalokitesvara, Tsem Rinpoche
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Many years ago, I had this 5ft Four-Armed Avalokitesvara made. It was done in Delhi, escorted to Tsem Ladrang in Gaden Shartse Monastery South India. Then my students and myself offered mantras, relics, jewels and brocades on this beautiful image as per tradition. Special rituals were done to consecrate it. Then I offered this image to the main shrine of Gaden Shartse Monstery for the sangha and visitors to pay homage to. The sangha and abbot were very happy. Till this day this beautiful image of compassion is still there in Gaden Shartse Monastery along with the many other thangkas, statues, repairs and offerings I had the honor to offer to the monastery. May all be blessed by Avalokitesvara, Tsem Rinpoche
Back in the 90\'s this photo of Tsem Rinpoche was taken in Tsem Ladrang, Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India. Tsem Rinpoche was in his room writing letters for Gaden Shartse Monastery and their sponsors around the world. Tsem Rinpoche had raised much sponsorship for the monks and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Read more- https://bit.ly/2NfHJjQ
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Back in the 90's this photo of Tsem Rinpoche was taken in Tsem Ladrang, Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India. Tsem Rinpoche was in his room writing letters for Gaden Shartse Monastery and their sponsors around the world. Tsem Rinpoche had raised much sponsorship for the monks and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Read more- https://bit.ly/2NfHJjQ
This is a statue of Lord Buddha Shakyamuni (Jowo Rinpoche) in Lhasa, Tibet. Tsongkapa had offered the crown, \'shirt\' and ornaments on this sacred Buddha. Offering ornaments on Buddha is considered highly meritorious. Many Buddhist countries have this tradition.
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This is a statue of Lord Buddha Shakyamuni (Jowo Rinpoche) in Lhasa, Tibet. Tsongkapa had offered the crown, 'shirt' and ornaments on this sacred Buddha. Offering ornaments on Buddha is considered highly meritorious. Many Buddhist countries have this tradition.
In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 2)
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In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 2)
In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 1)
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In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 1)
This was Tsem Rinpoche with Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche in his house in Nepal. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche was asking Tsem Rinpoche to give teachings in Gangchen Ladrang.
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This was Tsem Rinpoche with Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche in his house in Nepal. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche was asking Tsem Rinpoche to give teachings in Gangchen Ladrang.
Dorje Shugden\'s mantra is in Hindi, Tamil, Chinese, English and Nepali. We already have them in Tibetan. These mantra stones of various languages are displayed at the Dorje Shugden grotto so that people of all backgrounds who visit will find familiarity in the mantra. They feel a sense of welcome and closeness. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Dorje Shugden's mantra is in Hindi, Tamil, Chinese, English and Nepali. We already have them in Tibetan. These mantra stones of various languages are displayed at the Dorje Shugden grotto so that people of all backgrounds who visit will find familiarity in the mantra. They feel a sense of welcome and closeness. Tsem Rinpoche
Famous Nyitrul Rinpoche &Lama Thubten Phurbu 2019
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Famous Nyitrul Rinpoche &Lama Thubten Phurbu 2019
Beautiful Vajra Yogini
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Beautiful Vajra Yogini
This Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue is so stunning. It was a good idea to have a real brocade pandit\'s hat and brocade robes sewn for this image. It makes the image come to life. How nice to have such a Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue on our shrine with offerings and we recite the prayer to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen daily to invoke his sacred blessings. This statue is on Martin\'s shrine. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
This Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue is so stunning. It was a good idea to have a real brocade pandit's hat and brocade robes sewn for this image. It makes the image come to life. How nice to have such a Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue on our shrine with offerings and we recite the prayer to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen daily to invoke his sacred blessings. This statue is on Martin's shrine. Tsem Rinpoche
With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. If one does not have deep devotion to the guru, it is a clear sign one does not have higher meditational insights.~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. If one does not have deep devotion to the guru, it is a clear sign one does not have higher meditational insights.~Tsem Rinpoche
With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. Because of not having higher meditational insights, one will not realize the need to have devotion to the guru in order to gain higher insights. They are interdependent.~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. Because of not having higher meditational insights, one will not realize the need to have devotion to the guru in order to gain higher insights. They are interdependent.~Tsem Rinpoche
This is a school you MUST see! Amazing! What an opportunity for children. This is exactly what they need. Please read this- https://bit.ly/2tu4sfs
1 month ago
This is a school you MUST see! Amazing! What an opportunity for children. This is exactly what they need. Please read this- https://bit.ly/2tu4sfs
\"Hoichi the Earless Minstrel\" is a wonderful classic ghost story that is done artistically and very spiritually imbued. One of my favorites. The Amitabha shrine is beautiful. A must watch- https://bit.ly/2NgJUAs
1 month ago
"Hoichi the Earless Minstrel" is a wonderful classic ghost story that is done artistically and very spiritually imbued. One of my favorites. The Amitabha shrine is beautiful. A must watch- https://bit.ly/2NgJUAs
Amazing huge Amitabha Buddha on the “roof of Vietnam”-Such stunning photos- https://bit.ly/2Ed0s9n
1 month ago
Amazing huge Amitabha Buddha on the “roof of Vietnam”-Such stunning photos- https://bit.ly/2Ed0s9n
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
It is a must read on this incredible master Tagpu Pemavajra who was a great Mahasiddha- https://bit.ly/2Eagu3N
1 month ago
It is a must read on this incredible master Tagpu Pemavajra who was a great Mahasiddha- https://bit.ly/2Eagu3N
Photo-Rare form of Lady Sindongma or Simhamuka practised in the Bodong Sengdong lineage. Please read more on the practice and benefits of Fierce Goddess Singdongma and the protection She offers- https://bit.ly/2JTMc6O
1 month ago
Photo-Rare form of Lady Sindongma or Simhamuka practised in the Bodong Sengdong lineage. Please read more on the practice and benefits of Fierce Goddess Singdongma and the protection She offers- https://bit.ly/2JTMc6O
Would love to live here in the forest and have breakfast here daily
1 month ago
Would love to live here in the forest and have breakfast here daily
My Oser girl loves to sunbathe on the veranda.
1 month ago
My Oser girl loves to sunbathe on the veranda.
An alluring statue of the Goddess Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) has arrived for me. Take a look and be blessed! She is stunning!- https://bit.ly/2HZRhgx
2 months ago
An alluring statue of the Goddess Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) has arrived for me. Take a look and be blessed! She is stunning!- https://bit.ly/2HZRhgx
It says when the Buddha was born, all the gods, demigods and asura came to pay homage. Buddha proclaimed it will be his last rebirth in samsara. Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu all came to make offerings to a Universal Monarch (Buddha) during this most auspicious time. This is one of the depictions of that. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
It says when the Buddha was born, all the gods, demigods and asura came to pay homage. Buddha proclaimed it will be his last rebirth in samsara. Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu all came to make offerings to a Universal Monarch (Buddha) during this most auspicious time. This is one of the depictions of that. Tsem Rinpoche
Sacred Vajra Yogini stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
2 months ago
Sacred Vajra Yogini stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
Powerful outdoor Dorje Shugden statue at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
2 months ago
Powerful outdoor Dorje Shugden statue at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
Li Yu is incredibly creative, artistic, imaginative and really can patiently create a beautiful living space and so much art. Amazing-  https://bit.ly/2Ge6k3C
2 months ago
Li Yu is incredibly creative, artistic, imaginative and really can patiently create a beautiful living space and so much art. Amazing- https://bit.ly/2Ge6k3C
Our Medicine Buddha stops rain- https://bit.ly/2TnGFcG
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Our Medicine Buddha stops rain- https://bit.ly/2TnGFcG
满愿护法多杰雄登: https://bit.ly/2G5xiKY
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满愿护法多杰雄登: https://bit.ly/2G5xiKY
A brand new \"Wish-fulfilling Shrine\" just completed. Beautiful! Please see pictures and video-  https://bit.ly/2Sczh6v
2 months ago
A brand new "Wish-fulfilling Shrine" just completed. Beautiful! Please see pictures and video- https://bit.ly/2Sczh6v
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • 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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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • 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
    2 weeks 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
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    2 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    3 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    3 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.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    3 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    3 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    3 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    3 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    3 months ago
    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.
  • Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
    3 months ago
    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
    3 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
    4 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
  • Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
    4 months ago
    Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
  • Living off the grid in Australia
    4 months ago
    Living off the grid in Australia
    A Jill Redwood is a jack of all trades, Jill built her own house on her property and lives entirely off the grid with no mains power or town water, mobile reception or television. Living on around $80 a week, Jill has over sixty animals to keep her company and an abundant garden that out serves as an organic supermarket right at her doorstep. Her main expenses are animal feed and the rates on her property. Watch this incredible three minute video and be inspired to live differently.
  • Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
    4 months ago
    Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
  • Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia   |  黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
    4 months ago
    Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia | 黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
  • If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
    5 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
  • It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
  • BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
    5 months ago
    BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    1 years ago
    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.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
    1 years ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    1 years ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    1 years ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    1 years ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    1 years ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    1 years ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    1 years ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    1 years ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    1 years ago
    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
    1 years 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.
    1 years ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    1 years ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    1 years ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Thank you very much to ICIMB for donating the very much needed item for the clients last Saturday. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you very much to ICIMB for donating the very much needed item for the clients last Saturday. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Small but great team from Qi Resources. They were here earlier to assist us with #surplus #food #rescue. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Lastly, we hope sponsors' wishes be fulfilled and at the same time we keep generating merits through this event to fuel our mind transformation. That's how we can support our Lama H.E. The 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s work, fulfil His wishes and extend His life. Thanks to all. KPSG~Jacinta
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Lastly, we hope sponsors' wishes be fulfilled and at the same time we keep generating merits through this event to fuel our mind transformation. That's how we can support our Lama H.E. The 25th Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s work, fulfil His wishes and extend His life. Thanks to all. KPSG~Jacinta
Imagine being constraint for so long. Unlike the brave and the bold ones, it takes longer for these timid birds to fly off. Join us in our monthly Kechara Penang Study Group’s Bird Liberation event. KPSG ~Jacinta
2 days ago
Imagine being constraint for so long. Unlike the brave and the bold ones, it takes longer for these timid birds to fly off. Join us in our monthly Kechara Penang Study Group’s Bird Liberation event. KPSG ~Jacinta
Happy seeing them flying off. KPSG~ Jacinta
2 days ago
Happy seeing them flying off. KPSG~ Jacinta
A monthly event not to be missed. It has taught us compassion, love and the wish to alleviate the sufferings of all beings. A priceless lesson for us all while generating merits to fuel our spiritual path further. Thanks to those who came early for this event. KPSG ~ Jacinta
2 days ago
A monthly event not to be missed. It has taught us compassion, love and the wish to alleviate the sufferings of all beings. A priceless lesson for us all while generating merits to fuel our spiritual path further. Thanks to those who came early for this event. KPSG ~ Jacinta
This afternoon, Kechara Penang Study Group has liberated 16 birds. Through this monthly event, we hope many more can join us and do call us for more info. KPSG ~ Jacinta Goh
2 days ago
This afternoon, Kechara Penang Study Group has liberated 16 birds. Through this monthly event, we hope many more can join us and do call us for more info. KPSG ~ Jacinta Goh
Students love dharma class and all other activities. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students love dharma class and all other activities. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Alice gave an introduction on Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, the founder of Kechara. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Alice gave an introduction on Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, the founder of Kechara. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Melinda teaching the students of 3-6 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Teacher Melinda teaching the students of 3-6 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
Teenage students enjoyed the Nagomi art session. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teenage students enjoyed the Nagomi art session. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Laura leading the youngest group to do prostration during Sunday class. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Teacher Laura leading the youngest group to do prostration during Sunday class. Lin Mun KSDS
Children as young as 3 years old can join the weekly Sunday Dharma classes in Kechara. Lin Mun KSDS
2 days ago
Children as young as 3 years old can join the weekly Sunday Dharma classes in Kechara. Lin Mun KSDS
Thank you very much to Methodist College Kuala Lumpur students for assisting us in admin work today. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
3 days ago
Thank you very much to Methodist College Kuala Lumpur students for assisting us in admin work today. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to staffs from Munchy's for participating in our #foodbank delivery today and also not forgetting their sponsorship of biscuits and croissants to the needy family. #volunteerism #csr #kualalumpur - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 days ago
Thank you very much to staffs from Munchy's for participating in our #foodbank delivery today and also not forgetting their sponsorship of biscuits and croissants to the needy family. #volunteerism #csr #kualalumpur - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 days ago
Thank you very much to Shirley and friends for sponsoring apples and oranges for out street clients. The fruits came right on time on this hot and dry weather to quench their thirst. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
6 days ago
Thank you very much to Shirley and friends for sponsoring apples and oranges for out street clients. The fruits came right on time on this hot and dry weather to quench their thirst. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
A big thanks to Alicia Yap for assisting us with food surplus distribution at Kg. Muhibbah, Puchong today. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 week ago
A big thanks to Alicia Yap for assisting us with food surplus distribution at Kg. Muhibbah, Puchong today. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School KSDS Together We Care , teacher Lin Mun the teenage class's teacher.by Asyley Chia KSDS
1 week ago
Kechara Sunday Dharma School KSDS Together We Care , teacher Lin Mun the teenage class's teacher.by Asyley Chia KSDS
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Class start with full prostration , learning with With devotion we prostrate with body, speech, and mind. It helps to plant the seeds of learning dharma.by Asyley Chia KSDS
1 week ago
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Class start with full prostration , learning with With devotion we prostrate with body, speech, and mind. It helps to plant the seeds of learning dharma.by Asyley Chia KSDS
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Class start with full prostration , learning with With devotion we prostrate with body, speech, and mind. It helps to plant the seeds of learning dharma.by Asyley Chia KSDS
1 week ago
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Class start with full prostration , learning with With devotion we prostrate with body, speech, and mind. It helps to plant the seeds of learning dharma.by Asyley Chia KSDS
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Class start with full prostration , learning with With devotion we prostrate with body, speech, and mind. It helps to plant the seeds of learning dharma.by Asyley Chia KSDS
1 week ago
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Class start with full prostration , learning with With devotion we prostrate with body, speech, and mind. It helps to plant the seeds of learning dharma.by Asyley Chia KSDS
A big thanks for Karlson's mommy( Any Loh Yen Nee) for the photos, they are great and so many lovely ones to pick from. Thank you very much .Photos credit : Any Loh Yen Nee. By Asyley Chia KSDS
1 week ago
A big thanks for Karlson's mommy( Any Loh Yen Nee) for the photos, they are great and so many lovely ones to pick from. Thank you very much .Photos credit : Any Loh Yen Nee. By Asyley Chia KSDS
A big thanks for Karlson's mommy( Any Loh Yen Nee) for the photos, they are great and so many lovely ones to pick from. Thank you very much .Photos credit : Any Loh Yen Nee. By Asyley Chia KSDS
1 week ago
A big thanks for Karlson's mommy( Any Loh Yen Nee) for the photos, they are great and so many lovely ones to pick from. Thank you very much .Photos credit : Any Loh Yen Nee. By Asyley Chia KSDS
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