My Father

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My dad, Lobsang Gyatso

My father is Lobsang Gyatso and a Tibetan from Golok in Amdo. He met my mom in Taiwan. My father had another family with children when he met my mom. He didn’t tell her. She didn’t know till it was too late as she was pregnant with me.

I was told my dad was very handsome. And my mom being tall, statuesque, royal and very mannered was the attraction of many men of that time. They met and my mom told me she had many religious dreams while I was in her womb for nine months. She told me herself.

My mom and dad never lived together and never spoke again after she became pregnant.

My father stayed with his family in Taiwan with his three children with his wife. My mom immigrated to the US, married a Mongolian man and had two sons.

This Mongolian man’s sister had a wonderful son whose name is Telo Tulku Rinpoche of Kalmykia. We consider ourselves cousins in that way. Telo Rinpoche is a tulku of Drepung Gomang and I am from Gaden Shartse. The two monasteries are near each other so I visited him often in Drepung and had good times back in India.

I have two half brothers in the US but haven’t any contact with them. I hope to one day meet them again. I met them when they were very young and none of us knew we were brothers at that time.

Tsem Rinpoche

 
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  1. Pastor Shin Tan on Dec 14, 2018 at 4:17 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 10:42 am

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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 6:42 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 19, 2018 at 8:44 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 20, 2017 at 1:41 am

    H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche is very devoted to his root guru, H.H. Zong Rinpoche.

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  6. Anila on Sep 2, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    Rinpoche’s father Lobsang Gyatso is a Tibetan and is very hadsome. In one of my visits to Ganden I brought my cousin David Tan and sister Elsie to visit Rinpoche. They saw a picture of Rinpoche’s father hanging on the wall in Rinpoche’s bedroom. And was surprised that David Tan and Rinpoche’s father like so much alike. We commented that David Tan may be connected to Tsem Rinpoche in past life. One day when I was assistant to Rinpoche in Malaysia. Rinpoche ask me to call his half brother Lobsang Gyatso for him in Taiwan. Rinpoche’s father and half brother has the same name. A man answered. I asked him whether he
    is Lobsang Gyatso. He answered yes. I then handed the phone to Rinpoche. It turned out to be Rinpoche’s father who was very angry with Rinpoche for coming out of the Monastery when he should be studying in the Monastery which is what his father wanted him to do. But if he had not come to Malaysia to raise funds many people would not have met him. And there would not be Kechara.

  7. Carmen Koo on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:31 pm

    Upon reading this entry, I was touched. Then I moved on to read Justin’s and David’s comments and I had goosebumps; goosebumps not because I was terrified, but the goosebumps arose because I felt my heart wrench and tears welled up. I cannot imagine the pain that Rinpoche went through as a child, and the difficult conditions of his childhood. And I am so in awe of how he has been able to let go of all his sufferings, not focus on himself and delve in self-pity but instead has used his experience to benefit mankind, to spread dharma to ease the sufferings of others for most of his life. Relating this story again would’ve been hard for Rinpoche to do, as for many other people, but he has been able to put his feelings aside, to use his story as a mean to teach and benefit us; for us to understand compassion, to learn dharma. From reading the comments, I feel that your father, Lobsang Gyatso, is truly proud of you. Thank you, Rinpoche, for having such a big heart, for constantly guiding and teaching us (through dharma & buddhism) how to lead a more fulfilling life.

  8. joey on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:46 pm

    Rinpoche’s openness about so many things regarding Rinpoche’s life really does tell that Rinpoche doesnt have any ego and dosent hold on to anything except for Rinpoche’s vows. I find this kind of transparency and truthfulness hard to find as most people usually hold on to themselves tightly in order to ‘protect’ themselves against being backstabbed and all. And with posts like these, Rinpoche really showed me that there is nothing to be afraid of when we are honest to everyone, especially if our honesty benefits them and inspires them because it is a natural state of mind. And there is no reason or necessity to ‘hide the past’ and pretend that it never happened because we’re sucessful now.
    which is why im somewhat more open about my heart and thoughts these days as opposed to the past where i’d usually hide or be sneaky about it….

  9. Hapi Bunni on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:34 am

    Enlighten beings have control to opt for where they want to take rebirth, which family and circumstances, etc. They have the option to choose to become prince, an ordinary person or a pauper. It is not their karma to be what they choose to become but what they intend to teach us in that form to lead us away from our wayward ways ultimately towards liberation. Somehow, most Bodhisattvas choose to take rebirth in conditions which are rather challenging to the mind. Why? It’s an act of compassion to educate us (samsaric beings) in many ways by being the main example to forgive the wrongs that have been done to us, to be the first to seek forgiveness from others, etc. We need to realise that “pleasant or unpleasant” situations are the karma seeds ripening from our past deeds. We may have forgotten what we have done to and for others in the past but our karma had recorded every intended action being done and words being said. If we fear to take rebirth in adverse conditions, just avoid all forms of evil and be good and ready to help serve others. Watch our mind for it controls what we do and say. Still need help… go surf on any search engine and type “Tsem Tulku Rinpoche” and read what my Guru writes on his blog. Don’t have time to read then just go to You Tube and search for His Teachings. Just listen & simultaneously continue your work.

  10. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    Wealth is not always beneficial and poverty is not always bad circumstances. It all depends on what people have made their lives out to be. In countries with Buddhist mass consciousness, if their children becomes a monk or ordained its a great honour and the family is very happy as it very beneficial for the family to have their children as monks.
    However in ‘barbarian’ lands such as Malaysia it is heavily discouraged and that becoming a monk is like one is a loser, a failure in life. Its Barbaric because there is no mass consciousness of ideas and thoughts that can bring us to higher states of mind and happiness. Rinpoche is working to change that and it is already work in progress.
    Reading about the great lineage masters you can tell these masters lived a life to benefit so many people. Can they really be depressed at the end of the day like a lay person who has squandered his precious human life with no spiritual practice or benefit at all.
    I am happy that Rinpoche at least got reconciled with one of his blood parent. I rejoice that Rinpoche’s father supported Rinpoche during his time in Ganden, and that at the end of Rinpoche’s father’s life , he would at least know and be proud that at least one of his sons’s grew up to be supremely beneficial to countless beings. Isn’t that what we want as parents for our children.

  11. Voon Chin on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:43 pm

    Dear Elena and Li Kheng,your thoughts echoed mine too.A incarnate Lama’s mind is not ordinary . When we are faced with difficult circumstances we go into self pity and self destruction mode and then put blame on whole world. Rinpoche can transform adversities into positive actions which benefit others.All the 13 depts in one way or another were born from his lifes experiences.He endures suffering and set backs to become more compassionate, hence KSK manifested.He never leave out children in his dharma deeds and understand their needs because he did not have the normal happy childhood like many with their own mothers, hence our Kids Classes and KSA.Now he has asked Edu Dept to produce children’s books to start them on basic ethics.
    I am so happy that members of his family like his father is with him in heart and spirit.

  12. Irene Lim on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:51 am

    Rinpoche’s father, Lobsang Gyatso, has 3 children, 2 sons and a daughter before he met Rinpoche’s mother, Princess Dewa Nimbo. His eldest son has passed away and his second son Lobsang Puntsok lives in Taipei. Lobsang Gyatso’s daughter Sonam disappeared for the fear of her father’s wrath after she squandered her father’s piece of valuable land in Kathmandu. Lobsang Gyatso has since taken a second wife, Dechen after his first wife had passed away. Dechen is a very sweet and pleasant lady from Tibet who is now looking after Rinpoche’s father. They travel frequently to Chengdu and Aba, Tibet where Lobsang Gyatso came from. In his homeland, Rinpoche’s father is a known philanthropist and has built a temple to dedicate to his deceased mother and first wife. Seng Piow, Khong Soo Har and I visited Rinpoche’s relative in Aba, Tibet in the year 2005.

  13. Likheng on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:25 am

    Elena, I agree with you that Rinpoche uses all his negative past experiences to create the best benefit for other. Unlike some who operate from bitterness and use their influence and authority to inflict difficulties upon other, Rinpoche maintains his pure compassion and use himself to heal others.
    Although Rinpoche has experienced much ugliness in his life, he never fails to have faith and trust in the goodness of all beings.
    In disclosing Rinpoche’s history and taking on the risk of judgement, Rinpoche becomes vulnerable in hope that his story will give us learning, realization and growth. For most of us, Rinpoche’s story should remind us of how fortunate we are and prompt us to not waste our precious human life and make the choice to be in contribution to others.
    Rinpoche is like a phoenix that rises from his ashes. As we know, beings as resilient as the phoenix are rare…in fact, almost next to extinction. Therefore, this is also a reminder for us to cherish our kind Guru and trust him so that we will always be close to the Buddha and Dharma. Isn’t it shamefully astonishing that whatever we do in relation to our beloved Tsem Rinpoche, it is always us who benefit in the end?

  14. Li Kim on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:44 pm

    Thank you David for sharing more details on Rinpoche’s father. When I read your comment my heart aches just imagining how Rinpoche must have felt when he was growing up without parental love. Yet, Rinpoche harbors neither ill feelings nor anger. Given any other person, me for example, I would probably freak out and throw a major fit if I ever met my parents who abandoned me… No wonder I have so much more merits to gain before I even come close to smelling Bodhicitta.
    The part when Sogphu Rinpoche introduced them to each other was so touching. I can visualize the moment with Rinpoche’s father in tears and Rinpoche probably delighted, not even thinking or asking why he was abandoned. The father must have been filled with remorse and guilt the entire time, as he knew Rinpoche was his son before Rinpoche knew he was his father.
    I rejoice that the father sponsored Rinpoche’s first Ladrang after Rinpoche’s enthronement. It gave him a way to “redeem” himself for his own conscience, and not to beg Rinpoche’s forgiveness, as Rinpoche did not hate him. It also allowed him to collect merits to sponsor a Great Lama.

  15. David Lai on Jul 7, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    There is a background to how Rinpoche reestablished connection with his father. I heard this story not too long ago and I hope I got the details right. Rinpoche when he first enter Gaden Monastery, he was in need of sponsorship for his food as he was literally starving. So he took his chance and wrote to a very famous wealthy high Lama by the name of Sogphu Rinpoche or Guru Deva Rinpoche. Not long later, he received a telegram instructing him to go to Nepal to meet him.
    Rinpoche, who was without money wondered what should he do. So he told his Guru,(at that time, his Guru was the current abbot of Gaden Monastery, Khen Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe), who subsequently did a divination. The divination result was favourable for Rinpoche to go and so lend him money to go. Rinpoche made his arrangements and left for Nepal.
    In Nepal, he arrived at Sogphu Ladrang and had audience with Sogphu Rinpoche. At the ladrang, Rinpoche found out that a sponsor of Taiwan is arriving shortly. He was later introduced to this sponsor and they had a many days of conversation where Rinpoche was invited to dine with the sponsor. The sponsor unusually would ask a lot of questions about his background.
    During one audience with Sogphu Rinpoche, Tsem Rinpoche having so much faith that he was in the presence of a high Lama, made prostrations and performed his devotions. The Taiwanese sponsor was in the room at that time and Sogphu Rinpoche began a conversation and then he asked Tsem Rinpoche about his father and what would he want to do with his father if he ever met him again. At that time, Rinpoche knew nothing about his father.
    Rinpoche answered that he would very much like to take care of his father and would take him to holy places like Bodhgaya and serve his father. Hearing this, the sponsor was holding back tears as he was smoking and then Sophu Rinpoche made the announcement that his sponsor was Rinpoche’s father. This shocked Rinpoche but he still gave his father a hug.
    His father would eventually sponsor the building of Tsem Ladrang in Gaden moanstery and Tsem Rinpoche’s enthronement when he was officially recognised by the monastery. However, at the behest of his father’s root Guru’s changtzo (assistant), Rinpoche decided not to request for any more sponsorship from his father anymore so as it would not disrupt his father’s own sponsorship to his own Guru, Trungsar Rinpoche.
    There are of course more details to this story but I always found it heartwrenching because it reveals Rinpoche’s own inner qualities.

  16. Sean on Jul 7, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    I think it is great that I could learn more about your father. His picture lets me know that he is very handsome. Now I know where Rinpoche gets his glorious looks from. I hope that one day, Rinpoche will get a chance to meet his half brothers and hopefully bring them into the Dharma. I like this paragraph the most:
    “This Mongolian Man’s sister had a wonderful son, who name is Telo Tulku Rinpoche of Kalmykia. We consider ourselves cousins in that way. Telo Rinpoche is a tulku of Drepung Gomang and I am from Gaden Shartse. The two monasteries are near eachother so we I visited him often in Drepung and had good times back in India.”
    I lets me feel that people who are from the same family can become good friends no matter how distant. As sometimes I hear that cousins don’t usually get along, but they do.

  17. Albert on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:06 am

    Thank you Justin for sharing.
    We are human, we tend to make mistake sometimes, but most important is we learn from our mistake and improve. There is such word in Chinese ‘even saint do make mistake’. But this is a reason for us to continuously repeat our mistake; we must learn from our mistake and move on, every mistake is a chance for us to improve or to transform. Never get tight down by the mistake we’ve done.
    Therefore, if someone made mistake, they realized and try to repair or seek for forgiveness, we should not hold on to it, as it will make us suffer more, so what’s the point?
    Rinpoche has shown us great example by forgiving his father, even though his father created so much suffering to him, but he did not hold on to it, learn to forgive is a criteria for us to gain happiness.

  18. Bonita Khoo on Jul 6, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    Rinpoche really has no ego by sharing all these family history and stories with everyone, be it good or bad. Many people, especially Asians, would have secretly swept them under the carpet!
    I remember Rinpoche said Rinpoche was in ‘shock’ when Rinpoche was first introduced to Rinpoche’s birth father and as if ‘frozen in time’, was unable to move forward. When Rinpoche walked forward to him, he just stood there with tears streaming down his cheeks!
    In a way, I felt Rinpoche’s father redeemed himself, partially if not fully, when he sponsored Rinpoche’s enthronement ceremony and also building a house for Rinpoche in the monastery.
    When Rinpoche’s father visited Kathmandu Ladrang last year, he even prostrated to Rinpoche, his son’s throne! This is stripping off his humility! Rinpoche said that he has ‘mellowed down’ very much compared to his earlier days where he will give a lot of ‘advice’ to Rinpoche.
    By leading with example, Rinpoche had affected people around Rinpoche as well as Rinpoche’s father!

  19. Sandy Clarke on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:48 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    In echo of previous comments, you are completely without ego, and – like all great teachers – you don’t just teach by preaching, but rather you live by exactly every value you try to instil in your students.
    The message that keeps coming through to me, personally, is “let go already!” So many times, we can hold on to past experiences and confusing, hurtful times as some sort of badge of honour to say that the world misunderstands us, and poor me, why do I have to endure all of this suffering. The reason our suffering feels so heavy is because we hold onto that heaviness so tightly. I know anytime I’m at the gym, the weights are heavy…until I let them go, then my arms feel very light and relaxed. Similarly, so it is with the mind: our pain is only heavy for as long as we choose to hold on to it.
    For your endless compassion and energetic spirit, I thank you, Rinpoche.
    Kindest regards,
    Sandy

  20. pamela on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    To be able to forgive one’s wrong doing and talk about it, no matter how big the problem was truly earns great respect in return. Letting go our ego, pride and ignorance is one way to practice true compassion and love for nothing in return. Through Rinpoche’s love and guidance in teachings has made me come to realize that we can let go, just as how Rinpoche let go of the pain and move on. I have learnt to let go problems and pain that I have kept for some time. Rinpoche is telling all of us that it is easy to let go. Instead of sulking and having self pity, we can channel the pain and hatred into love, such as helping other people who needs it, benefiting and bringing Dharma to people who needs it and let them know the TRUE HAPPINESS they deserve.

  21. Shirley Tan on Jul 5, 2010 at 11:26 pm

    In Rinpoche’s sharing of the story of his father, we can see how clearly one’s actions would have lasting consequences or effects. Hence, cause and effect. Though we may not realise how much damage or good our actions would be at the time we commit them, the results would always come back to haunt us or to remind us of what we did. In Rinpoche’s case, it is very clear that Rinpoche is unlike an average person who may be embroiled in one’s saddened state or negative emotions. Instead, Rinpoche became someone solely dedicated to bringing happiness and benefit to others – to the point that Rinpoche would not hesitate to share his personal painful stories so that others may learn from them. Rinpoche is truly selfless in every sense of the word.

  22. Paris on Jul 5, 2010 at 6:46 pm

    We heard about Rinpoche’s father’s visit to Tsem Ladrang, Kathmandu when Beng Kooi was there – she told us that he was very alert and interested in all that Rinpoche had accomplished. He was very happy to be there and in one of the photos, he stood very close to Beng Kooi and put his arm around her, as if in great support of her and all that she is doing for Rinpoche. He even did prostrations to Rinpoche, his son’s, throne in the main audience room – which indicates that he is proud and happy of his son.
    They have not maintained much contact over the years, but Rinpoche’s father does have strong respect for the Dharma and the teachings. It was his father who sponsored the first floor of Tsem Ladrang in Gaden Monastery, following Rinpoche’s enthronement – this would be Rinpoche’s first real home of his own, his whole life.
    In his own way, Rinpoche’s father did also support Dharma a lot and was one of the main sponsors of his own Guru. This is fortunate, the last but rather strong link to connect Rinpoche with his father.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing what we know must never be easy for Rinpoche. It inspires much faith in Rinpoche for all your unceasing compassion and tenacity that you have shown throughout your life, despite the pain.

  23. Justin Cheah on Jul 5, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    Rinpoche never hated His father, Lobsang Gyatso despite all the hardship that Rinpoche suffered later in the years. I remembered in one of the talks, Rinpoche told us that Rinpoche met Lobsang Gyatso for the first time in Nepal through another Rinpoche who arranged it without both of them knowing. Both of them cried and hugged each other when they were told that they were father and son. Rinpoche told us that Lobsang Gyatso could not stop crying and repeatedly asked Rinpoche to forgive him. It is a touching story for me. Many who went through the same would not have forgiven it so easily like Rinpoche.

  24. Elena on Jul 4, 2010 at 7:33 am

    Rinpoche, thank you for sharing such private matters with us. You are truly without ego – many people, especially from the Asian culture, would not disclose such things because they feel it would lower their mystique, put them and their families to shame…but you use your life always to benefit others, and turn your painful experiences into a reason for you to create projects that save others from the same kind of pain and suffering. Kechara Saraswati Arts ( http://www.kechara.com/arts ) always reminds me of when you told us you’d draw pictures of Buddhas, or Xerox them from books you found in the library during your unhappy childhood. Kechara Soup Kitchen ( http://www.kechara.com/ksk ) came about because you went hungry as a teenager when you ran away from home. Kechara Discovery’s pendants ( http://www.kechara.com/b2b ) relate to the way you would draw Buddha pendants for your cousins and friends to wear.
    Thank you Rinpoche, for showing us that from pain, beautiful things can arise and we don’t have to be a prisoner of our past experiences.

  25. Beng Kooi on Jul 4, 2010 at 2:04 am

    Rinpoche’s father used to work very closely with the Dalai Lama and also had a good relationship with the Panchen Lama too.
    Although Rinpoche is estranged from his mother, who refuses to have any contact with him or his students, Rinpoche’s father is a different case altogether.
    I actually had the chance to meet Rinpoche’s father when he and his wife visited Kathmandu in early 2009. It was an honour to show the father my Guru around the Ladrang, to serve him tea, and to invite him to join us in the daily butterlamp offerings and prayers.
    You can read more about the visit here: http://kechara.com/?p=671

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    Thursday, Jun 20. 2019 02:16 AM
    Who is Vajrayogini? What do you know about her? Vajrayogini is a higher tantric practice that is very suitable for modern people. Her practice is short but powerful. Many high lamas such as Pabongka Rinpoche, Trijang Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche are Vajrayogini practitioners. Even though untold, but after Lama Tsongkhapa passed away, it was found that he was also a strong Vajrayogini practitioner. In the past, people without the initiation to Vajrayogini practice would not be able to see her image. But Tsem Rinpoche is very kind to introduce us to Vajrayogini so we can connect to her. If we don’t have the good fortune to receive her practice in this life, hopefully, we will be able to do her practice in our future life.

    Want to learn more about Vajrayogini? Go here: https://bit.ly/1Npeio7
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Jun 20. 2019 02:16 AM
    Kandy in Sri Lanka is a beautiful and balmy city popular amongst spiritual, cultural, and nature seekers. One of the most important sites in Kandy is the golden-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) where one can visit the most important Buddhist relic – a tooth of the Buddha. It is believed that by making offerings and prayers to the Buddha’s sacred relics, one will be blessed and protected.

    http://bit.ly/2CT2OM5
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 11:39 PM
    A particular place can be considered holy when at least one of the following criteria is met:

    1) Someone had engaged in intensive meditation to generate higher insight and state of mind (e.g., love, compassion, and bodhicitta) in the area and therefore infused positive energy into the place.
    2) Someone had a pure vision of a holy being (for example, a Buddha, a Mahasiddha, daka, or dakini) and/or received teachings from the holy being(s) in the area. This would have imbued the place with the energy and blessings of the holy beings and/or teachings.
    3) A place where holy beings abide or where supernatural beings engaged in virtuous activities, which blessed the place with positive energy.
    4) The place was blessed or consecrated by a highly realised being who invited the enlightened beings to reside there.

    When visiting places that have been blessed, visitors can feel a sense of peace, happiness, healing, and well-being from the positive energy of that environment. It can also leave a spiritual imprint or open up an existing positive imprint in the minds of visitors or pilgrims, which can help spur them on their spiritual path.

    Read and learn more at https://bit.ly/2MWh7Ac
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 10:51 PM
    On 13 September 2017, a group of 38 Kecharians from all over the world – Malaysia, Canada and Hong Kong – gathered at Beijing Airport, prepared to embark on a spiritual journey to the world famous Buddhist mountain Wu Tai Shan. It is a place close to our hearts because it is the earthly abode of Lord Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom and his emanation, the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden.

    During our monthly Dorje Shugden kangso (fulfilment ritual) held in Kechara Forest Retreat, we invite Dorje Shugden from the five places where he abides to bless us. Wu Tai Shan is one of these places. Thus, we are extremely fortunate to be able to visit the abodes of Lord Manjushri and Dorje Shugden on earth with the blessings of our guru, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche.

    Read more at https://bit.ly/2ISeApL
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 04:57 PM
    Thank you for sharing this article.You have pointed it correctly that many live in denial of their wrong doing and pretend it never happened. What makes regrets more beautiful is how we learn from it .

    Simply regret does not bring us any where or improve the situation. Regret is not a punishment. Repair what we damaged. Accept our fault. Learn a lesson and never repeat that mistake.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2WSQ9xf
  • Ummamageswari
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 04:54 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. By reading this article, i get to know that Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen was the last of the Drepung Zimkhang Gongma line of incarnations. In one of his previous lifetimes as Dulzin Drakpa Gyaltsen the leading disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa, he made a firm commitment to protect Lama Tsongkhapa’s special teaching of Nagarjuna’s Middle Way view.

    It was said that he did so on the behest of the Protector Nechung who manifested as a white dove and hovered over one of Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings. Later on Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen explained to Nechung that he did not have it in him to generate wrathful energy, which was necessary to become a Protector. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2w7KHv6
  • Ummamageswari
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 04:36 PM
    Thank you for this article. It is true that Dalai Lama once made a public statement that the practice of Dorje Shugden is malevolent and that it should be stopped. Why? After that resolutions and constitutions to persecute and ostracize those who do not abide by the demands of the Tibetan leadership has been done.

    Actually this article aims to give insight, with supporting evidence, to reveal the glaring suffering that is a direct consequence of the Tibetan leadership’s prohibition of Dorje Shugden’s practice which is presented without a doubt, that despite continued denials by Tibetan authorities. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2mjD9TE
  • Ummamageswari
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 04:07 PM
    Thank you for this article. I’m very happy to know that the latest addition of our very own Bigfoot Cafe is know here in Bentong with amazing vegetarian dining scene. It is located at Bentong town which is less than five kilometers from Kechara Forest Retreat, to spread an alternative diet of loving kindness.

    Bigfoot cafe in Bentong town promotes vegetarianism where it is a diet of compassion, primarily because animal lives need not be sacrificed to provide us with sustenance and to please our taste buds. In addition, we are kinder to ourselves by eating better and healthier. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 03:52 PM
    We are so blessed to have the statues of Buddha Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyonma here in Kechara Forest Retreat,Having these blessed Statues at KFR will helps to create a prosperous environment and full of peaceful healing energies

    Kechara Forest Retreat have become a healing place for people.This have set a milestones for us to be a Buddha. Many people will be benefited because of Buddha Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyonma.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2ooKMqX
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 02:37 PM
    Ghosts are commonly featured in Chinese folklore. Ghost stories existed as part of the old oral tradition during the Shang Dynasty (1600 – 1046 BCE) and expanded further as Chinese literature began to flourish. Ghost stories continue to be popular today, not just in China but also in the Southeast Asian region.

    Generally, the ghost is perceived to be the non-corporeal manifestation of a person who has died. According to folklore, Chinese ghosts are usually malevolent in nature, cause harm and create chaos for the living. The ancient Chinese were huge believers in ghosts as they thought that when a person died, their soul would journey across a bridge to the afterlife.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2X3AvQg
  • Chris
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 10:33 AM
    Thank you Rinpoche and the blog team for sharing this picture. It is inspiring to see how devoted Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo to her guru. She has lived in solitary retreat for over 12 years in the mountains, and her attainments are incredible. I enjoyed reading her book very much, which is fascinating to know what happened when one lives in solitude for so long. What did they do to spend their time and what kind of problems they encounter during those years up in the mountain?

    In her book, it was mentioned that the 8th Khamtrul Rinpoche referred to her as “his nun” before. It seems that the relationship between Jetsunma and her guru has a long history which extends beyond 1 lifetime. When Jetsunma first met the young 9th Khamtrul Rinpoche, the young Rinpoche also said the same thing to her.

    Hence, the relationship between a student a teacher is much more sacred and complicated than what we can see. It was said that a spiritual teacher would be responsible for the student’s spiritual journey until enlightenment once the Samaya is established. They will meet again and again until the student achieves Buddhahood in the end.

    http://bit.ly/31G8qlg
  • Pastor Lanse
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 10:07 AM
    多杰雄登金泽(增益)法门——增长寿命、功德和财富

    多杰雄登五部分别是多杰雄登主尊和“息、增、怀、猛”四大化身。其中金泽多杰雄登就是多杰雄登的增益化身。
    金泽多杰雄登能赐予我们一切在修行路上的所需的内外在资源,包括财富、健康、人际关系等,让我们无需为三餐温饱、住宿等所苦,继而能安心修行。

    仁波切在这篇文章里,不仅提供了金泽酬供文供大家下载,还图文并茂地教大家打如何设立佛坛,讲解金泽法门的观想法等。有意修持者,即便最初什么都不会,只需要跟着指示一步一步进行就可以了。感谢仁波切的慈悲和体贴。

    https://bit.ly/2RIbQOj
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Jun 19. 2019 04:22 AM
    It is said that if we make big Buddha, we can also collect more merits. Therefore, if we can afford, we should make a big statue. Merit is important especially for a Dharma practitioner. We need merit to support our spiritual practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/amazing-huge-amitabha-buddha-on-the-roof-of-vietnam

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
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Click on this picture and read about this very sad girl. Please offer your prayers for her to take a good rebirth. Tsem Rinpoche
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Bigfoot cafe in Bentong, Malaysia-Delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
Tsem Rinpoche\'s personal shrine.
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Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
In Kechara Forest Retreat- Bentong, Malaysia, we have a beautiful outdoor offering grotto dedicated to Lord Dorje Shugden who fulfills the wishes of many visitors- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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In Kechara Forest Retreat- Bentong, Malaysia, we have a beautiful outdoor offering grotto dedicated to Lord Dorje Shugden who fulfills the wishes of many visitors- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • 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
    5 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    5 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    5 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    6 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
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    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
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    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    2 yearss 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
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    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
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    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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