In a nutshell

Feb 16, 2013 | Views: 654

Written by Henry Ooi, Liaison to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche

Rinpoche was born in Taiwan when his mother (a Mongolian princess) and his father (an already-married Tibetan man) had an affair. Because his birth was illegitimate, and Rinpoche’s mother was a member of the royal family, she could not bear the reputation associated with an illegitimate birth so she gave up her child for adoption. Rinpoche spent a few difficult years in Taiwan as a toddler, before he was adopted to a Kalmyk family who lives in New Jersey, USA.

Rinpoche’s stepfather in New Jersey was called Boris, and his stepmother’s name was Dana. As a child, Rinpoche was always running away to his local temple to talk to the monks, recite mantras, and ask questions. Rinpoche’s stepparents were not happy about Rinpoche’s strong desire to do Dharma and to learn more about Buddhism – they wanted their son to grow up, go to college, have a family and continue the family line, get a good job, etc but Rinpoche did not want that for himself.

After many years of physical and emotional abuse from his parents who are trying to stop him from doing Dharma, Rinpoche ran away from his home to go to Los Angeles which is on the other side of America. Rinpoche was 16 years old at the time. There, he joined a Dharma centre call Thubten Dhargye Ling (TDL) which was being guided by the great Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen.

Rinpoche lived in the Dharma centre at this time, and worked three jobs to support himself… AND serve his teacher, attended classes and did pujas! Can you imagine a 16/17 year old doing all of this?!

It was at TDL that Rinpoche meet HH Zong Rinpoche, who had travelled to America to give teachings and initiations. Rinpoche and Zong Rinpoche became very close, and Rinpoche would serve Zong Rinpoche very closely. One day, Rinpoche asked Zong Rinpoche if he should be a monk or an actor – Zong Rinpoche said he would be equally successful as both, but if Tsem Rinpoche became a monk he would benefit much more people. So Rinpoche made a promise to Zong Rinpoche to become a monk and a little while later, Zong Rinpoche passed away.

After Zong Rinpoche passed away, Tsem Rinpoche travelled to India to keep his promise to his root guru and become a monk. Rinpoche took his ordination vows from HH Dalai Lama, and joined Gaden Monastery in South India.

This is just a really short, summarised version of Rinpoche’s lifestory! If you want more information or photographs, you can check out this link.

Henry Ooi
Liaison to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche
Director of Kechara Paradise Retail Outlets
 

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  1. Joy Kam on Dec 15, 2018 at 11:24 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. JOY KAM on Oct 31, 2018 at 1:47 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

  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 8:06 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

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  4. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 20, 2018 at 11:39 am

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. Albert Ratchaga on May 9, 2013 at 3:33 am

    Rinpoche becoming a monk is not just to fulfill his promise to Zong Rinpoche, he became a monk is because Rinpoche has a very great heart, he didn’t want to spend his whole life working just for himself, he want to spend his life to benefit as many people as possible.

    Tsem Rinpoche’s guru devotion to his teacher is incomparable, even his teacher already not around, but he still hold his teacher very close to his heart, he never break his promise to his guru, he hold it very tightly even until today.

    To his guru, he is like that, to his students, he is even more, because he not only fulfilling his promise, he also wanted to make sure everyone who are working with him are well taken care of. Rinpoche’s mind will never be at ease as long as there are people till suffering, but he doesn’t sees this as suffering or tiring, because as long as he can benefit even just one person, this will be his happiness.

  6. Cliff on Mar 6, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    Thank you for sharing Rinpoche’s life story in short. Rinpoche has been an inspiration to many people and have benefited many people as Rinpoche had promised his guru. Rinpoche has endured so many challenges in his life yet only continuing to pursue the dharma and not giving up, it only makes me want to work harder and not give up on the things I want to do.

  7. Sheryl KH (JB) on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:21 pm

    The Dharma imprints inside Rinpoche must be so strong that Rinpoche would do all that is possible to be close to Dharma.

    So much physical, verbal and mental abuse that Rinpoche had to go through and yet he always put Dharma so close to his heart.

    We are truly blessed to have Tsem Rinpoche to be with us in Malaysia. Without Rinpoche, Malaysia is like a spiritual desert and we will all go though our lives so ‘normally’.

  8. Jay Jae on Mar 2, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    Thank u uncle Henry for sharing Rinpoche’s life story in short. It is amazing how Rinpoche’s story can be told over and over again and we are always constantly amazed with the things Rinpoche has to go through to what we have today.

    One thing though, Rinpoche’s perseverance for Dharma is always strong and consistent. Rinpoche’s faith and attraction always never waver. It is a very strong indication that we should do the same.

  9. grace (KHJB) on Mar 1, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    Thank you Mr Henry for the summarised introduction of Rinpoche.it easier for newcomer to have a glance through of Rinpoche’ bio.

  10. Sean Wang on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Thank you to Henry who managed to summarise RInpoche’s illustrious life story into a short essay. That is pretty amazing.

    When reading this short summary, one can already learn how Rinpoche has came to be. One can learn how Rinpoche had to face so much suffering just so that Rinpoche could benefit others. Reading this makes even the most proud man humble, I feel so much respect for Rinpoche. A normal human being would have took the easy way out and end their life but Rinpoche continually strived on and pushed, so that others may benefit.

  11. Lim (KH JB) on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:36 am

    Thanks Uncle Henry for summarize Guru bio, Rinpoche experienced so much in his life so Rinpoche always use many type of skillful way to make Dharma teaching interesting and let us can adsorb easily.

    Thanks Rinpoche for bring Dharma and teaching to beautiful Malaysia.

  12. Girlie Ooi on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Henry sums up Rinpoche’s life in a few paragraphs. Doesn’t that stir you up to want to know more? Get a copy of The Promise and get a chance to see many never-before-published photos of Rinpoche and His family.

  13. AdelineTan on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:57 am

    Rinpoche can have a very comfortable and easy life if He listens and follows what His foster parents want Him to do but instead Rinpoche listened to the advice of His root Guru Zong Rinpoche.Zong Rinpoche told Tsem Rinpoche that He can be very famous by becoming an actor in Hollywood or if He becomes a monk He can benefit so many sentien beings, so Tsem Rinpoche chosed to be a monk to benefit others despite all the hardships and difficulties he has to face. Tsem Rinpoche’s samaya with Zong Rinpoche is so pure that He always practise Guru Devotion by keeping His Promise.
    Thank you Henry for this interesting short summary of Rinpoche’s life.

  14. Darren Kechara Paradise on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:40 pm

    Thank you for the short write up on Rinpoche’s bio, i may use this to introduce and explained to everyone! 🙂

  15. patsy on Feb 22, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Thank you, Henry, for sharing this summarized yet enough to cause curiosity for us to want to know more about Rinpoche.

    More information of Rinpoche can also be found on the pictorial biography book “The Promise” which is available in Kechara Paradise outlets http://www.kechara.com/shopping, Kechara Media and Publications http://www.kechara.com/publications/, Vajrasecrets http://www.vajrasecrets.com/ and all leading book stores.

    “The Promise” is about how a single promise to His Guru brought Rinpoche around the world and into the hearts of thousands. Thank you, Rinpoche, for your unending compassion and an inspiration for others.

  16. Joy on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    Thank you Uncle Henry for this wonderful sum up of Rinpoche’s extraordinary life! Henry has known Rinpoche for over a decade and Henry stuck with Rinpoche through thick and thin. I sometimes wonder… even if Rinpoche’s parents disowned him… we are here for Rinpoche. We are actually Rinpoche’s family in a sense (those that stuck with Rinpoche through thick and thin). I just want to say that even though Rinpoche is a highly attained being in so many people’s eyes, but deep down inside Rinpoche still has feelings and has to go through the human conditions of disappointments and pains just like any of us, but how Rinpoche deals with it is so different from us all. How does Rinpoche do it, we may ask… the answer from Rinpoche is simple as he has advice us many times, apply the Dharma. Sometimes it is nice if we could turn it around and think how Rinpoche feel, perhaps then we would be able to take away some of the pain and heartaches from Rinpoche.

    I don’t think I know of anyone who has gone through as much hardships as Rinpoche and come out with such a positive mindset that could lead and inspire so many of us in to being more kinder, happier, peaceful, positive. Rinpoche really proves to us that Dharma is real and Dharma is applicable if only we choose to follow it. And by doing so we become winners even though everything seems to be falling apart. With every problem we face in life, there is a solution, the key is to never give up especially in one’s spiritual practice because at the end of day, at the end of this life, that is all we can really take with us.

  17. pavara on Feb 21, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    Rinpoche suffered so much just to benefit us. We really should appreciate him in Malaysia teaching us the Dharma.

    Still we don’t appreciate him. It is amazing how Rinpoche managed to do three job when he was 17 years old. To us we can’t manage three jobs at he same time.

    But Rinpoche always dreams big. He never says i can’t.

    This is a post that tells us nothing is impossible. WE should follow Rinpoche’s teaching and learn as much as we can from it so that one day we can also benefit others.

  18. Davin on Feb 21, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    Thank you Henry for sharing this. The “Promise” book also tells the most unusual, extraordinary life story of Tsem Rinpoche, a radiant Buddhist teacher who literally traversed continents and lifetimes to fulfill a lifelong commitment to the world. The Promise: A Tsem Tulku Biography book is also available in Kechara outlet http://www.kechara.com/shopping/locations/

  19. Martin on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:03 am

    We have often heard stories of high lamas being recognized at a very young age and whisked away to the monastery to live a princely life, as all reincarnated high lamas should be accorded. But this is not the case with Tsem Rinpoche. This is unusual because if anyone were to study Rinpoche’s achievements in his past lives, one would instantly recognize Rinpoche’s high attainments. Why is Tsem Rinpoche different? It can only be one reason ie that Tsem Rinpoche in the past would have prayed and aspired to be born into difficult circumstances and have to fight hard to for the Dharma. There can be no other reason. Highly attained beings are not bound by karma, but instead chose the time, place and circumstances of their rebirth and this is something we must never forget.

    To have undergone what Tsem Rinpoche did empowers Rinpoche to be a living and breathing example that anything is possible, and Rinpoche’s story is literally one of a lotus blooming out of the muddiest water. It is to show us that we can transcend our own circumstances which we always rely on as an excuse for why we do not try or why we fail. To have gone through such tough situations and emerge so full of wisdom and kindness is prooof that Dharma is real, it works and it is powerful. No one can ever say to Tsem Rinpoche that he doesn’t understand what they are going through. The point is, we are to learn and be inspired by Rinpoche’s story. Most of us are born with conditions which are significantly conducive for the Dharma and yet we fumble with the opportunity.

    Just think…Tsem Rinpoche didn’t run away because his family was poor, not did he run away to join a rock band. He ran away and gave his life for the Dharma, knowing full well that the essence of Dharma is to benefit others.

    • David Lai on Feb 24, 2013 at 5:05 pm

      Hey Martin,

      You hit on a very good point about Rinpoche. he wasn’t sent to the monastery like other Tulkus. He found his own way to the monastery out of his own free will and he just wanted to be in the monastery or go meditating in the wilderness. These are some of the most powerful passions that drives rinpoche with whatever he does.

      It takes a very special being to have endured all the obstacles and still have the determination to enter the monastery in order to benefit others. This sheer determination for the Dharma characterizes Rinpoche and all High Lamas. In itself, it reveals Rinpoche’s high attainments and that he is back to continue where he had left off in his previous life. From a runaway kid in America to a High Lama truly reveals his inner nature.

      However, in following his Lama’s instructions, he is here in Malaysia spreading the Buddhadharma and through following instructions, he is directly affecting the lives of many Malaysians and together, he is building Kechara organisation that we can see today. A lot of hardwork, fundraising and planning ahead with a lot of blood, sweat and tears for this.

  20. tenzin llhamo on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Very short and interestingly summarized! It does make me want to know more about Rinpoche! Especially the part when Rinpoche was a young boy and teenager. How much Rinpoche suffered and went through just to do something He really wants since young. Although it was hard, Rinpoche persevered and pushed on. Without that perseverance, we will not have Kechara nor the precious teachings. Thank you Rinpoche and Henry!

  21. Milly on Feb 19, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    Henry’s brief on Rinpoche’s early years stirs up one’s curiosity to want to know more about Rinpoche. Good write-up and hope many people will benefit from reading it. The biography is very truthful and sincere and a lot of research was done by Rinpoche’s close students.

  22. Jessica Yap on Feb 18, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    This is such a concise and well written post. Not only does Liaison Henry leads the KP department well, he writes well too! Could he be slowly training up to take over KMP? hehe
    I like how Uncle Henry manages to squeeze so many important events in RInpoche’s life that will fill a huge book(which is out btw, go grab a copy! hehe) into less than 10 paragraphs!
    Thank you for sharing, Uncle Henry.

    and Thank you Rinpoche for always inspiring! =)

    • Sharon Saw on Feb 23, 2013 at 4:19 pm

      Henry knows Rinpoche very well and is one of Rinpoche’s close, loyal and senior students. He is one for few words but manages to convey everything needed! Do read Henry’s own biography “Life is a gamble”.. it is a very concise biography of Henry’s eventful life, written in a very direct way as is Henry’s style.

  23. sarahyap on Feb 18, 2013 at 10:15 am

    Nice sharing by Henry… Henry certainly knows a lot of about Rinpoche and can really share so much with us about Rinpoche’s past.

    The more I know Rinpoche, the more I realize how Rinpoche has ‘given up’ so many things in life just to pursue the Dharma. It is amazing how one single person can go through so much hardship and yet still so passionate about pursuing the Dharma instead of taking the easy way out like how most of us would. We are fortunate to have Rinpoche in our lives, and through this we must appreciate this rare chance of meeting such a highly reincarnated Lama and make sure we always keep our promises and samaya clean.

  24. David Lai on Feb 16, 2013 at 11:19 pm

    Just reading this short summary, one gets the feeling of tumultuous changes that seemed to have shaped the Rinpoche that we know today. The dramatic escape from his foster parents reflect his utter determination against all odds to be the compassionate monk that we meet today. A will power that could only be compared to the likes of the Buddha, Atisha and Milarepa.

    If one understands what tulkus are, Rinpoche should be counted amongst the most attained simply because of the tremendous zeal he has for the Dharma and no obstacles and problems that can keep him away from practicing the Dharma. No parental, monetary, language, cultural barriers or any other circumstantial problems could keep him from fulfilling his Lama’s wishes for him to become the teacher that he is today. That’s who Rinpoche is and what makes him drives his vision for the future of his work here in Malaysia. Never one to stay stagnant, Rinpoche looks forward with multiple ways of spreading the Dharma.

  25. Low ksjb on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    Thank you Mr Henry for the sharing.Indeed Rinpoche life story is full of challenges and it is because of his true life experience that make his Dharma sharing much more easier to relate to and apply to our daily lives.This is what made our Rinpoche so special.

  26. Louise Lee on Feb 16, 2013 at 9:56 pm

    Thank you Henry for the sharing .

    我非常喜欢一本台湾出版的书 – 遇见上师

    里面有许多关于仁波切与宋仁波切的一切点点滴滴!非常感人的故事。

    仁波切刚遇见送仁波切时,语言不通,仁波切努力的学习如何与上师沟通。 

    仁波切帮送仁波切按摩时, 会在送仁波切不留意时轻吻上师的脚。 

    这是都是一些非常窝心动人的故事!

  27. mitra on Feb 16, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    thank you henry sir for shering rinpoche bio .its realy tuching heart. and thank you guru ji.

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    Do you know China is a multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-religious countries? There are more than 50 ethnic groups in China. Different ethnic groups have their own cultures, customs and traditions but all of them live in harmony. Check out the photos of these beautiful people, their traditional costumes are so colourful and vibrant.

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    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 07:23 PM
    Mount Fanjing in China at 2,572 meters above sea level, is situated in southwestern China’s Guizhou Province. In the 16th century, Mount Fanjing was one of China’s sacred Buddhist mountains. It is said to be the abode of Buddha Maitreya. In recent years, it has again become a popular tourist destination.

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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 07:14 PM
    Master Cheng Yen must have a very strong Dharma imprint. Even though in the beginning she did not have a teacher, she knew she wanted to be nun, she wanted to renounce and use her life to serve others. It was not easy to embark on the spiritual journey but it did not scare Master Cheng Yen. She found ways to spread Dharma and she has been very successful.

    Today, Tzu Chu foundation has its presence all around the world. Whenever there is a disaster, they will be the first to offer their help. Their selfless compassion is highly respected and acknowledged by many. This is how much impact one person can make if we walk the talk and show people by example. The most important thing is not to give up and be very determined in serving others.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 12:35 PM
    Back in 1996, H H Dalai Lama had made a controversial statement about Dorje Shugden that have caused much disharmony, sufferings among Tibetan Buddhism practitioners . The Tibetans were divided into two , families torn apart just as they do not agree and accept the practice of Dorje Shugden. The African Americans of black people and slavery , the women in Finland, Iceland, Sweden and some western U.S. states, slavery are some of the historical similarities with Dorje Shugden ban where they suffered badly such as physical abuses, denied services to hospitals, restaurants , schools and so forth having many signs and boards installed to prohibit them from entering. Those who refused to follow their order or to give up their practice were conform faced torture, imprisonment discrimination and abuse. Tibetans in exile, wicca, pagans and so forth are denied their rights of religious freedom. Everyone should have their own rights to choose what we believe and practice. The Dalai Lama have said that Dorje Shugden cannot harm him , as proven Dorje Shugden is not evil. It is recognised to be an emanation of the bodhisattva Manjushri and a dharma protector. They (CTA ) should stopped and should not be involved in religion. Allow religious freedom for the sake of all, and future generations to come. Peace and harmony must be maintained, for the growth of a nation.
    Thank you Velentina for this well researched article to bring more awareness and knowledge for many of us and these abroad.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/comparisons-of-the-dorje-shugden-ban-with-historic-persecutions.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 23. 2019 12:27 PM
    A beautiful story of guru devotion of a Russian princess Buddhist nun. Very inspiring , she was a Russian-born French-American socialite, film actress, and Gelug Tibetan Buddhist nun. The legendary Zina Rachevsky was the earliest Western student and patron of Lama Yeshe . She came from an incredibly wealthy family, having everything money, fame, beauty yet she was not happy and that triggered her soul-searching. Travelling to India, that’s where she met Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa. That’s the first time they encounters with Westerners and Lama Yeshe was glad to learn that this wealthy lady came to them in search of enlightenment. Zina became the first Western student of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa . It was her request and insisted that the Lamas to teach Westerners on Buddhism. She led her life to the fullest from her Hollywood days to renouncing everything.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring article of a princess turned nun.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/people/the-russian-princess-nun.html

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KSK Penang Team visited a dialysis patient to deliver dry food provisions for his family. He has a kidney transplant when he was 12 years old and for the past years is undergoing dialysis three times a week and this has put a financial strain to him. We will try to assist him in anyway we can. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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KSK Penang Team visited a dialysis patient to deliver dry food provisions for his family. He has a kidney transplant when he was 12 years old and for the past years is undergoing dialysis three times a week and this has put a financial strain to him. We will try to assist him in anyway we can. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
One day, we received a humble wish list from this poor family, an elderly mother who takes care of her grown up son with special needs. ‘It’s quite uneasy to use toilet without a proper door but I do not have enough money to fix it,’ said the mother. Without a second thought, our kindest sponsor, La Hong Eu has decided to make meaningful sponsorship to this case. Big thanks to Bernard Ting and Vickneshwaran for helping this family to replace the broken one with a brand new folding door. Together we are the reason that someone has a sweet smile on her face. #Kechara #foodbank #care - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
yesterday
One day, we received a humble wish list from this poor family, an elderly mother who takes care of her grown up son with special needs. ‘It’s quite uneasy to use toilet without a proper door but I do not have enough money to fix it,’ said the mother. Without a second thought, our kindest sponsor, La Hong Eu has decided to make meaningful sponsorship to this case. Big thanks to Bernard Ting and Vickneshwaran for helping this family to replace the broken one with a brand new folding door. Together we are the reason that someone has a sweet smile on her face. #Kechara #foodbank #care - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Laying the rescued food down on the table would mean we will minimise chance of wastage from another level when our recipients will have the privilege to choose what they really need and want. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Laying the rescued food down on the table would mean we will minimise chance of wastage from another level when our recipients will have the privilege to choose what they really need and want. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Have you ever done beading? Join us for a blessed Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! http://bit.ly/2IMh5eN - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Have you ever done beading? Join us for a blessed Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! http://bit.ly/2IMh5eN - shared by Pastor Antoinette
What do you do on Saturday mornings? Join us for a meaningful time and be blessed by the Buddhas during the Spiritual Saturday at Kechara Forest Retreat! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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What do you do on Saturday mornings? Join us for a meaningful time and be blessed by the Buddhas during the Spiritual Saturday at Kechara Forest Retreat! - shared by Pastor Antoinette
With Dorje Shugden in your car, bus, bike, boat or lorry, you will be protected and blessed. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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With Dorje Shugden in your car, bus, bike, boat or lorry, you will be protected and blessed. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Recently in Kechara Forest Retreat, this bus was blessed and is now protected by the Three Jewels. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Recently in Kechara Forest Retreat, this bus was blessed and is now protected by the Three Jewels. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. In order to send the foodpack to our client in johor bahru area, we need a team that are always ready . Luckily, we have a group of wonderful volunteers that are commited to serve our community. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 days ago
Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. In order to send the foodpack to our client in johor bahru area, we need a team that are always ready . Luckily, we have a group of wonderful volunteers that are commited to serve our community. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Children paint their own mask for Halloween day. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children paint their own mask for Halloween day. Lin Mun KSDS
Parents and students did a group discussion together on the Bully topic  Lin Mun KSDS
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Parents and students did a group discussion together on the Bully topic Lin Mun KSDS
A talk on Bully by Peggy. A very informative sharing for students and parents. Lin Mun KSDS
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A talk on Bully by Peggy. A very informative sharing for students and parents. Lin Mun KSDS
Great to start kids with dharma knowledge from young. Lin Mun KSDS
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Great to start kids with dharma knowledge from young. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Victoria guided the students to do prayer in the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Victoria guided the students to do prayer in the dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Creative horror drawing created by Teacher Kien. Alice, KSDS
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Creative horror drawing created by Teacher Kien. Alice, KSDS
Teacher Asyley led the kids to participate animal liberation. Alice, KSDS
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Teacher Asyley led the kids to participate animal liberation. Alice, KSDS
Healthy Meals for lunch sponsored by Mr Ravi & friends! We thank you for your unending support to #kecharasoupkitchen in our plight in serving the #homeless. Would you like to sponsor lunch for our street friends? To find out more, checkout our website for more details :) Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
5 days ago
Healthy Meals for lunch sponsored by Mr Ravi & friends! We thank you for your unending support to #kecharasoupkitchen in our plight in serving the #homeless. Would you like to sponsor lunch for our street friends? To find out more, checkout our website for more details :) Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
7 days ago
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Bernard was briefing the volunteers on the details before they headed out last Saturday to PPR Kota Damansara. #kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 week ago
Bernard was briefing the volunteers on the details before they headed out last Saturday to PPR Kota Damansara. #kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Seen here are team leaders giving their final briefing to the respective volunteers before they head out last night. Thank you very much to all the volunteers who turned up. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Seen here are team leaders giving their final briefing to the respective volunteers before they head out last night. Thank you very much to all the volunteers who turned up. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to James and Shereen for sponsoring oranges for tonight's distribution. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Thank you very much to James and Shereen for sponsoring oranges for tonight's distribution. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
We received a lot wine bottles for recycling. It was packed nicely by the person. KEP-Serena
2 weeks ago
We received a lot wine bottles for recycling. It was packed nicely by the person. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling activity at Kechara Soup Kitchen. You can drop the recycled items here if you are nearby. KEP-Serena
2 weeks ago
Today we are having recycling activity at Kechara Soup Kitchen. You can drop the recycled items here if you are nearby. KEP-Serena
The generous support from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thank you very much! Here are photos taken during the distribution at government low cost flat. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
The generous support from Tesco Malaysia and AEON Retail Malaysia have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thank you very much! Here are photos taken during the distribution at government low cost flat. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you committed university students of University of Malaya for helping in our #foodrescue activities. These still good to eat and in date edible bread will be very useful for the needy students in universities! Thank you Komugi Malaysia for contributing and help reduce food wastage! #zerofoodwastage #kecharafoodbank #kecharasoupkitchen #endhunger - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
Thank you committed university students of University of Malaya for helping in our #foodrescue activities. These still good to eat and in date edible bread will be very useful for the needy students in universities! Thank you Komugi Malaysia for contributing and help reduce food wastage! #zerofoodwastage #kecharafoodbank #kecharasoupkitchen #endhunger - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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