Seng Piow, Websites & Youtube…

Mar 16, 2011 | Views: 769

Over a decade back I think, I was living in Singapore. I often visited the many temples they have to worship, make small donations or just rejoice at the work done quietly on my own. One day, I went to Tzu Chi Organization which is a astronomically huge Buddhist organization. Tzu Chi has hundreds of incredible centres spanning all around the world, with its headquarters in Taiwan, and led by a Saintly Nun named Master Cheng Yen. Master Cheng Yen started her organization in Taiwan decades ago with nothing but just five disciples. You must read her bio and works…it is so inspirational and beautiful. She resides in Taiwan always. I just visited Tzu Chi in lay clothes quietly to offer some donations, then when they found out ‘who I was’… they brought me upstairs, offered tea and other offerings. They were very kind.

I met another person who showed me around during my visit at Tzu Chi. He had a friend which I met later… This friend’s name was Mr. Loh Seng Piow, an engineer graduate working and living in Singapore but from Malaysia..doing well for himself… I met Seng Piow (Sp) briefly and he would occasionally attend some talks I gave in Singapore and also help me a little in the place I was staying. I rarely met up with him, because I didn’t want to have a centre, or grow or be known or make many friends. So I kept very low key. I would rarely meet people. I was happy in my place doing my sadhanas, offerings and exercises… yes, I did exercises back then… you wouldn’t know it now though… hehe… I am a recluse and loner type… always have been.

I would visit Malaysia often, taking the bus from Singapore. Sp would arrange my bus tickets and leave it in my mailbox. When I was in Malaysia, he would pick up some supplies and go and clean my place in Singapore. Very kind. He did this after work always uncomplainingly. I gave him a key to my place. But whenever he came over, I was not around. When I was around, I would not have him or anyone else over. This went on for years and years. But Sp stuck by me loyally and helped a lot in many ways quietly. When I look back now, I am amazed and grateful.

All of our websites for Kechara House and myself were started by Sp originally. Sp asked me to start tsemtulku.org.sg (it later become tsemtulku.com, and later again about Kechara) while I was in Singapore… I was like NO, NO, NO. I felt ashamed and embarrassed to have a website about such a small and useless person such as myself and I told him that. I really felt my website would have very little content and not much information… He again insisted and ‘pushed’ me and I agreed finally. Even after the website came up, I didn’t go look at it for months. I was embarrassed. But Sp worked on it himself, quietly, and would update me although I didn’t pay much attention to the updates… Well our websites have grown tremendously. We have set up e-Division specifically to handle it in-house… and again e-Division’s talented group of people have taken over from Sp and are handling it now as it has grown big. E-Division is a division within beautiful Kechara House under Tsem Ladrang Dept..

Later, Sp approached me to put some of my teachings on youtube also. I didn’t even know what youtube was!! I flatly refused, telling him I didn’t have much to say and my videos would not do much benefit. He consistently insisted again and again as usual… I finally relented although not taking any interest in it for the next few years. The last thing I wanted was to watch myself…

I gave talks, Sp uploaded it and I didn’t bother to ask about it or even look at the youtube… slowly the viewership grew without me realizing or caring… I know… sad.. And now I get daily mails, notices and messages how much my youtube teachings have helped people… How it has helped them to start their spiritual journeys or re-start or look for a teacher or to do more in their centres. It has helped them to see things in a bigger perspective… fantastic… I have so many people telling me their relationships with others improved because they adopted some of what I shared on the videos. Others made up with people they hadn’t spoken to for years… or many have gone vegetarian because of my talks… or become kinder to their pets/animals… wow… they always thank me and some send gifts to me… The reactions and appreciation I received are so overwhelming…

I immediately thought, it was Sp’s idea… I was resistant, but he insisted and he was right. I have him to thank for… and many people who say my talks benefitted them (thank you) have to appreciate Sp and please do… It was his idea and efforts solely… really.  (Sp just told me our youtube videos altogether have 980,000+ views already as of today.) How fulfilling it is when a silly person like me can do benefit. It’s a dream come true to know I can benefit… I really wanted to ‘set the record’ straight here who started all of this… Sp did all the uploading for years on his own from a computer he assembled himself. It was not my idea, it was his and wow… it was a good idea I must admit. I do not go and see myself on youtube still. But it was Sp’s idea and solitary efforts towards this, I repeat.

Now we have a whole talented group of people in E-division doing this, taking over from Sp – monitoring / maintaining / uploading new information onto our websites and doing plenty of correspondences / gifts, etc… They have taken over from Sp because it has grown too big for one person to handle for sure.

Sp works closely with me these days and is a very accommodating PA to my personal needs such as food, travel, transport, pujas, living, ordering items, purchasing, blog, etc now… it would be hard to do a lot of things on a daily basis without him… (I had a PA who was a long time ‘student’ before Sp, and he did the work and after two months he left because he couldn’t handle the commitment, I haven’t heard from him since… hehe… we were very small that time also…) What Sp does for me daily is endless and too long to list. Truthfully speaking, he really has just devoted his life to dharma work… I don’t tell him much, but he amazes me… He has inspired so many people to dharma work full time also. Amazingly Sp never asks me for help, money, compensation, material items or even food!! He wants nothing… I mean it. He is totally unmaterialistic for the many years I have known him. He has no ulterior agenda for money, fame, or even credit… he really just wants to do dharma work… I have to make sure he gets new clothes, shoes or what not… and I don’t mind. I admire loyalty so much in people who I associate with, and Sp got it…

It was Sp’s ideas, inital work, initiative and efforts that today we have websites and all the youtubes online. I sincerely fold my hands and thank Seng Piow for his many years of dedication, hard work and loyalty. He is one of these guys who stays in the background who never asks for any limelight. But I thought I’d share a little so you can know who are the heroes behind Kechara’s success and growth. It is not me, it is our people. Really it is.

I thank Sp for his tireless support of my work, needs and daily affairs for many years now. His support of Buddha’s teachings which really comes from his heart… my wish for him is to receive Vajra Yogini, do Her practice intensely and attain inner, outer and secret Kecharas within his mindstream… then I know he will be ok forever… For now, I wish to work with Sp for the rest of my life. I have others I feel the same about also in Kechara, but today it is about Sp… Sp does so much to enhance my work, living, and dharma activities that it is beyond description. I really appreciate him, his kind heart, fierce loyalty and genuine respect for Kechara’s dharma aspirations.

Sp is not afraid of difficulties at all. He has travelled to Tibet and many places with me. He has even travelled to Xianjiang to look for and document my blood family living there…

Behind every successful lama are great assistants. I am not saying I am so great or successful, but that is how the saying goes…

Thank you Seng Piow. I also thank the many Seng Piow-like people we have in Kechara that I will blog about in time…

For now, doing dharma work is impossible without people like Sp….

Tsem Rinpoche

Myself, Sp and his beloved grandmother that has passed away…

 

P.S. This blog site was my idea having been inspired by the benefits of our websites… At least I had one good idea… hehe

 

P.S. P.S. If you have benefitted from the websites/youtubes, please leave a message below in the comments sections for Sp. It’s nice when we let people know they are appreciated….Just a thought…

 

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  1. Moon Chan on Jan 7, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    Rinpoche’s idea of blogging has amazed me because the blog was started around 10 years ago. Computer and internet was something new at that period. Till now I always heard people say how Rinpoche’s articles has change their lives, many of them even travel to Malaysia to meet Rinpoche, or devote to him.

    It’s a heartwarming relationship between Pastor SP and Rinpoche, I see them treated each other like brotherhood. Rinpoche was like NO NO when Pastor SP asked him to start the blog, Rinpoche was not believing the influence he can has to people. Then Pastor SP also approached Rinpoche to put teachings on YouTube, he kept encouraged Rinpoche, he backup Rinpoche with his strong suit in IT knowledge. It is so wonderful to have a close person by your side, to see the best, encourage one another and build each other up 🙂

    Now I could understand why I have not meet Rinpoche on the day I start to work in Kechara. During the earlier days of Pastor SP serving Rinpoche, Rinpoche would not have him or anyone else over at his place too, and this remain for many years. Rinpoche don’t simply meet people, but he still loves everyone. Pastor SP loves him too, he stays in Kechara and still spreading Dharma nowadays.

    Thank you Pastor SP for the brilliant idea to asked Rinpoche start his blog hehe! It must be fun and excited for Rinpoche to came out from his comfort zone too.

  2. Valentina Suhendra on Dec 14, 2018 at 4:59 am

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

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  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 10:16 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 5:05 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. yin ping on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Doing dharma is all about how much we are willing to do to the make dharma grow. Seng Piow has set a good example as he was the person who gave his support to help Rinpoche to spread the dharma by using modern days technology. This single small idea carried forward everyday over the course of many years and now it takes an e-Division team to run Tsem Rinpoche’s blog and youtube Dharma teachings that benefited so many people around the world. It is recorded over 5 million views on TsemRinpoche’s youtube and over 11 million views on TsemRinpoche.com as up to date.

    Seng Piow is Tsem Rinpoche personal assistance for many years and now he is a pastor, sangha to be. This is how much Pastor Seng Piow devoted his life for his Guru and for the Dharma. May he be the inspirations to many.

  6. pavara on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    Wow it is very kind of seng Piow to become Rinpoches personal assistant without him we would not have this blog and youtube channel i would like to thank him very much. without Seng Piow we wold not have been known worldwide. I appreciate Seng Piow’s work.

  7. lewkwanleng on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Seng Piow (SP) has been working very closely with Rinpoche as Rinpoche’s PA and seldom “come out”.. many of the new comers may not even know such person exists.

    When I first learnt about SP and I wanted his help to check on a few things and I asked Beng Kooi, what is SP’s “working hour”. She replied and told me, “He wakes up before Rinpoche’s wake up, and sleeps after Rinpoche sleeps.” I further found out that SP has 1 or 2 days off in a year (during Chinese New Year). Later when I have more chance to interact with him, he never complain about his “lack of holiday” or “lack of privacy” etc.

    As someone who is working in E-Division, I am glad to take over some of the online jobs from SP and I thank SP so much for “pushing” to start all the websites and youtube to benefit so many.

    I will work harder to create the cause to work even more closely with Rinpoche in future and look forward to working with SP more closely too.

  8. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 24, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    Thanks to Seng Piow there is E-Division and Dharma work for me to engage in. Communication and the spread of information has taken a very different turn than what it was 20 years back, to cater for the masses and the younger generation new methods has to be applied. Though the essence of the Buddhist teachings and principles remain despite the change in the methods. The current buzz is of course Social media like Facebook that such a useful platform to rally people towards causes and share information.

  9. Su Ming on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:25 pm

    What Rinpoche said about Seng Piow is very true.

    Even till today whenever Rinpoche fall sick, SP will pull his mattress into Rinpoche room and will be close by to serve Rinpoche. Whenever Rinpoche sleeps which is very late, SP will sleep and SP will wake up the same time as Rinpoche (Please bear in mind, Rinpoche does not sleep much, cause majority of the time Rinpoche is always either on this blog or in meetings and discussion).

    Most importantly, Seng Piow has been with Rinpoche through thick and thin, he has stuck through all the way.

  10. Li Kheng on Jun 5, 2011 at 1:27 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for giving us the opportunity to recognize Kechara’s unsung heroes. It is easy to forget the many hours of hard work put into the beautiful facilities and services of Kechara House.

    SP, thank you for your commitment and dedication to Rinpoche and the Dharma. I humbly ask that you take a moment to experience the acknowledgements for the difference you made to millions of people who were blessed by Rinpoche’s teachings. What you have started is without boundary and timeless. Thank you again.

  11. Koh Hee Peng on May 27, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    Thank you very much Mr. Seng Piow for promoting and actualizing the idea of setting up the web sites (e.g. http://www.tsemtulku.com, blog.tsemtulku.com, http://www.kechara.com) and also uploading the videos of dharma teachings into youtube.

    Thank you!!!

  12. Linda Ortolano on May 10, 2011 at 4:48 am

    Thank you H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
    Thank you Sp

  13. MY on Mar 24, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    Thank you SP!!! I have greatly benefitted from Rinpoche’s teachings and learning dharma from youtube. If it weren’t for you, it wouldn’t have been possible!

    Kudos to you UNSUNG HERO!

  14. Nicole ST Mah on Mar 21, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this info.

    SP, I would like to personally thank you because if it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t be able to learn so much from Rinpoche on youtube. Your brilliant ideas helped many people like me who wanted to learn so much about Buddhism and had no one to turn to.

    Rinpoche is indeed a great Guru. It really benefited many many people out here.

    Kudos to you SP. We will all rejoice when you receive the Sacred practise of VajraYogini.

  15. su_zan on Mar 20, 2011 at 12:50 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    Thank you SP… without your constant and devotion Kechara Web would not have come about.

    Thank you

  16. Lim Han Nee on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    I would like to add also that I sincerely hope Seng Piow will receive the Practice of sacred Vajrayogini and will rejoice for him when he does.

  17. Lim Han Nee on Mar 19, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. Thank you Seng Piow for realizing this great vision. Because of you, Rinpoche’s teachings have spread everywhere in the world and are bringing much solace and benefit to people all over the world.

    Also thank you E-division and all who have made their Dharma work with Rinpoche and Kechara organization their full time career.Because of you, people everywhere are receiving the benefits of Dharma and Rinpoche’s Dharma teachings.

  18. William on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Wow! Thank you Rinpoche for sharing how the websites all came about. Thank you Seng Piow for having the vision to start and have so many people benefit Rinpoche’s teachings. It must have not been easy doing it all bt yourself in the beginning. I sincerely appreciate you for who you are. 

  19. Cynthia Ng on Mar 18, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    THANKS Rinpoche for sharing and THANKS SP work so hard for dharma to benefit peoples.
    U r awesome!

  20. Adeline Woon on Mar 18, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    I have cleared a lot of my wrong views on Dzambala, Dharma Protectors, Pujas etc and gained a lot of knowledge in things that I have never thought about, i.e. the meaning of buddha’s statue, due to Seng Piow’s persistent efforts in getting Rinpoche’s dharma talks onto Youtube.

    I’m grateful and can never thank you enough. May you be blessed with the dharma and attain buddhahood so to benefits other forever.

  21. Lin Kechara on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:27 pm

    Seng Piow is really lovely. Sat next to him one time for dinner and one can tell even in that very short time he is a very quiet, gentle person.Intelligent but not pushy or in your face. I really liked him.

    After the information supplied by Rinpoche, it only confirms what I thought he was. A giver, a selfless giver. A really nice person.

    Hope to know you better.

  22. Anila on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche and Seng Piow for benefiting so many people by Seng Piow’s steadfast loyalty to Rinpoche until today. Like Rinpoche say Seng Piow has help in many ways to spread the Dharma world wide especially by creating the Blog and putting Rinpoche’s teaching on the youtube. This has help to influence more people to join in Kechara House activities to do charitable work. There are many who also have helped in the growth of the 13 Departments of Kechara Organisation. Seng Piow started the E Division. The E Division is now the core of Kechara with a lot of capable people to operate and manage without Seng Piow supervision. Then Seng Piow can concentrate on serving Rinpoche.

  23. wzi on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, Thank you for sharing.
    Dear Seng Piow, I am new to all these, many thanks for your help and suggestion to make this all available to me, so I can approach this bit by bit at my own pace. It means a lot to me, and keeps me calm and rooted.

    To the e-division, thank you for the effort of all the up-keeps, it’s wonderful.

    May all of you be healthy and well.

  24. patsy on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    Seng Piow is a man of few words, but then actions speak louder than words. His passion for dharma and his devotion and loyalty towards Rinpoche is amazing. Thank you, SP, for promoting and spreading Rinpoche’s teachings through the cyber world.

  25. Jace Chong on Mar 17, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    Thank you Seng Piow, thanks for your huge efforts helping and promoting Rinpoche, i think this is the best job of the world which is so beneficial to all beings. You are one of my mentor to do more!

    May you be healthy and happy always =)

  26. KH Ng on Mar 17, 2011 at 9:36 am

    Thank You Seng Piow. Without your inspiration and hard work we may not have the benefit and joy of Rinpoche’s Dharma spreading as it is now.

  27. J on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:21 am

    Thank you Seng Piow for helping Rinpoche and thank you for all that others have gained from your efforts.
    Its no exageration to say that without the benefit of seeing teachings on youtube i may not even be here today, i went through some pretty dark times, and they helped keep me grounded.

    With much care,

    J

  28. Lars on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:09 am

    Dear Seng Piow, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for bringing
    Rinpoche and his style of Dharma to the web. I can’t tell you how much benefit I have gained from the countless videos and texts of His Eminence, my debt to you for your hard work can not be repaid.

    Thank you / Lars

  29. adrian wee on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:20 am

    seng piow and e-division are really doing great job . Tsemtulku.com started from 2001 and now with google pagerank 4 and Daily pageviews of 3,827 ! two thumbs up !!!

  30. Pop Ioan on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:58 am

    I remember that in december 2007 I wanted to know something about buddhism because I realized that I don`t know anything about it. Than I started to look for videos on youtube – that is how I found Tsem Tulku`s video about Dalai Lama. This is how it all started for me. This youtube videos and the forum from Tsem Tulku`s site actually changed my life. So thank you for all of this.

  31. tsemtulku on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:47 am

    From Blair O’Neil on Facebook:

    Very beautiful dear Rinpoche… thank you so much for sharing this _/\_ … we too have a team of e-supporters for the dharma and I will share this with them so they can see what beauty lays withing this service. thank you, thank you, thank you for teaching… _/\_

  32. Paris on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:33 am

    All of us love Seng Piow to death (I would still like to marry you if it was legal to have two husbands haha). He has a devotion that is so much more, so much deeper than what most of us could have, and it is unwavering. I have seen Seng Piow go through some really difficult times, but no matter what he is going through himself, he never gives up on Rinpoche – this is a real practitioner. So many people have just upped and left when the going gets tough. Seng Piow never would.

    He’s an unsung hero who does so much behind the scenes to support Rinpoche and make his work possible. It is amazing and mind-blowing to think that everything in the organisation that is online and “e” now is thanks to Seng Piow.

    A few months ago, a monk from Brazil came to visit. He told us that it was through the first Kechara website that he downloaded a teaching Rinpoche gave about Gaden Lhagyama. From there, he started reciting migtsema and doing daily practices. From there, he wrote to Rinpoche, received further advice and practices… This led him to finding his own centre and Guru in Brazil and eventually becoming ordained at the age of only 20… This is what one website can do, and it was by SP’s quiet efforts that all this is possible.

    Some of us girls are all secretly a bit in love with Seng Piow. When he comes into the room, we scream, “Seng Piooooow! I love yooooooo! You’re amazing!” He looks embarrassed and shuffles off quietly. This is how he is – he never looks for attention, face, reputation or material gain. If he needs to speak up and “look bad” in front of a whole roomful of people, he will do it because he cares and because it is important. He does what he does because he believes strongly, passionately and compassionately about Dharma and about helping Rinpoche.

    I like especially that he doesn’t take no for an answer – in this case, for youtube and the websites. There sure is much to be learnt in SP’s own wonderful example.

    AND I STILL LOVE YOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! *MUAKS*

  33. Andrew James Boon on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:27 am

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this as I would not have known. Not because I doubt SP’s abilities or motivation but on the contrary knowing and seeing what I know of SP, his servitude towards Rinpoche is exemplatory and incredibly selfless.

    I myself would not be here serving Rinpoche in my own little way if not for SP. Reason for this is, Thierry came across Rinpoche’s teaching via podcasts (which I am sure SP “uploaded” as well) which in turn led to Thierry finding Rinpoche’s teaching on YouTube. And this was because Thierry “heard” Rinpoche mention Jalan Alor on one of the podcast teaching which prompted Thierry to look for Rinpoche on YouTube.

    And it is through this Thierry’s “discovery” that our search for Kechara began… So to put it in a nutshell, Rinpoche’s valuable teaching are exponentially spread through this incredible medium which SP “pushed” for. A wholehearted thank you SP for your persistance, care and servitude to our beloved guru and thank you Rinpoche for yet another example in humility and care for those around you.

    Much love… Andrew

  34. Hank on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:58 pm

    Dear Rinpoche & SP:

    I remember three years ago when I first came to KH1 to attend my ever first KH events-Chinese Manjusri class, it was SP who immediately gave me few copies of Rinpoche’s DVD. I really inspired after watching it and it was how I started my spiritual path until now. Thank you SP.

    SP should come back again to the Chinese Manjusri class and share his great works and experiences, we look forward to your attendance 🙂

    Thank you Rinpoche as well, your blog is really really amazing and benefited to so many soul all over the world.

    with folder hand,

    Hank

  35. Daniela on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    Hello,

    the only worlds I can say it’s just a big THANK YOU!!!!…….to both of you………your site and videos for sure helps lots of people, and it will help us in the future too….this teachings and posts are very inspiring for many people know didnt or dont know much about budhism and Dharma……THANK YOU!!!!! Am may you always be blessed for this!

  36. Eli on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    I owe Sp a big debt of gratitude for being the driving force behind making videos of Rinpoche’s teachings available and benefitting so much on an ongoing basis.

    Thank you, Sp, for your conviction, farsightedness and generosity.

  37. yek yee on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    I respect SP is his royalty and trust to Rinpoche, and he always thinking new idea to promote Rinpoche. This is SP!!! Never feel tire or bore to share Rinpoche’s teaching to others!! Thank you SP for your loyalty to Rinpoche and contribution to Kechara!!!

  38. tsemtulku on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    From Ana Sem Sombra on facebook:

    And I’m very glad you did. Your teachings have changed my life, Rinpoche. And made me ceartain of the path of Dharma. Thank you so much. And now I even get to help Kechara with some illustrations even being so far away. =) Thank you. Maybe one day I can actually visit you and your wonderful team

  39. thierry on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    Heartfelt gratitude to Seng Piow,
    I actually did not know the story in so many details, it is truly inspiring!

  40. Jason Siegel on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    Thank you SP. You and Tsem Tulku Rimpoche have created a cyber Buddhaland. I hope to one day create one of my own. I need someone like SP.

  41. Ana on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    Well thank you SP! You’re awesome. =)

    Thank god he was even more stubborn than you, Rinpoche! hahaha!

  42. Philip Yong on Mar 16, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    Dear Rinpoche and Seng Piow,

    From the bottom of my heart, I thank the both of you for the hard work the both of you put into all the websites videos and blog.

    Personally, I found out about Kechara and Rinpoche through this blog therefore knowing that Seng Piow played a huge role in Rinpoche’s online presence,inspires me to do more Dharma work.

    It is because of this blog that I’ve found Spirituality and am living a very happy life. It is also through this blog and Rinpoche’s youtube videos that I get the chance to learn so so so much!

    For all the above, I once again thank Rinpoche and Seng Piow for tirelessly work to spread the Dharma. THANK YOU!

  43. ck liew on Mar 16, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    I had my brushes with Seng Piow due to what i am doing outside Dharma and i did try to help him accomplish what he set out to do but in the end sadly due to my own fault i think , i am not able to assists him in his noble goals. I wouldnt say what it is but i really really have so much respect for this person. Kechara are full of people like that but SP is one of the few best at what they do. Thank you SP ! I wish the best of everything for you.

  44. Yee Ling on Mar 16, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    Dear Rinpoche and Seng Piow,
    Thank you for all you have done in using the internet to spread the Dharma. My first real connection to you, Rinpoche was through watching your teachings on YouTube.

    Thank you, Seng Piow for the idea to use the internet as all of us would not be able to receive such a wide spectrum of Rinpoche’s precious teachings otherwise. For those of us who live far away, we continue now to make the connection through all the other social network sites like Facebook, Twitter, websites like Kechara.com and of course this blog. Living two oceans away in the US has not made a difference for me to stay close to all that is happening in Kuala Lumpur and I have made so many friends on line as a result of this connection. I cannot express how much this means to me and how I am benefitting from Rinpoche’s blog and Facebook postings. Seng Piow, you are a genius to realize so early that this would be an effective way to spread the dharma. May you always be blessed by the wonderful merits of what you have accomplished so selflessly to spread the dharma and thank you once again.

  45. Dawnene on Mar 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm

    Dear Seng Piow,
    Thank you for your efforts and work and for everything you do for Rinpoche. I am very glad that Rinpoche posted this story and told us about all the efforts you have made. Your work made it possible for me to learn of His Eminence and his teachings and therefore transform my life. I fold my hands to you and thank you from the bottom of my heart for making that possible for myself and for so many others. Most sincerely, Dawnene

  46. henry ooi on Mar 16, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    SP is all that Rinpoche describes. He is a man of few words but can be talkative when he has the passion for a subject he likes. He has given up his ‘career’ working in Singapore but found a real career here in Kechara as a Personal Attendant to Rinpoche. Not only that, he forgoes some of his personal things too.

    I cannot do what SP is doing and for that, “THANK YOU, AH PIOW!” 🙂

  47. tsemtulku on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Kerry Wilson posted on facebook

    Rinpoche, I first came across your teachings on Youtube… must be 7/8 years ago. They offered me much support during difficult times and I always related to your direct and humorous approach. I used to paste the videos onto Myspace to share with my friends on there. Thanks to you and SP.

  48. Grace Leong on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    Dear Seng Piow ,
    I have been in Kechara for a few yrs now but I have NEVER spoken to you at all . Our paths hv never really crossed I guess.But NOW after reading Rinpoche’s immense praise, YOU must be a very SPECIAL person . Thank you to you for starting all those ideas on Youtube etc. It is so RARE now for me and my family to have the opportunity to see Rinpoche , to hear his teachings , to share his interests in real life . But knowing that Rinpoche will continue to teach on line is very heart warming ! Thank you Rinpoche and thank you Seng Piow !

  49. Tharchin on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    I still recall the very early website design done by SP. It has been so many years ago. In fact it was that website that lead me to write to Rinpoche and subsequently to everything that has become Kechara today.

    Who have thought that such an idea in SP’s mind could have manifested into such greatness with the passage of time?

    I sincerely rejoice in SP’s devotion to Rinpoche!

    Thank you SP for you bringing Rinpoche to the world via Internet

    Thank Rinpoche for spreading the stainless teachings of Je Tsongkhapa!

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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 26. 2021 01:59 PM
    In Mahayana Buddhism, Manjusri is the bodhisattva of wisdom and is one of the most important iconic figures in Mahayana art and literature. Manjushri the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, is depicted as a male bodhisattva wielding a flaming sword in his right hand. In Tibetan tradition, this mantra is believed to enhance wisdom and improve one’s skills in debating, memory, writing, and other literary abilities. Manjushri practice can be used to help us with our memory—it can be used to help us gain and remember information. It can also be used to helps us develop our wisdom. All the buddhas have the same realization. It’s not that Manjushri has more wisdom than all the other Buddhas and less compassion ,they all have the same realizations. It’s just that Manjushri’s specialty is wisdom, and he’s the manifestation of the wisdom of all the Buddhas.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-praise-to-manjusri-glorious-wisdom%e2%80%99s-excellent-qualities.html

  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 26. 2021 01:53 PM
    Generosity and kindness are never wasted. No act of kindness and giving no matter how small, is ever wasted we do or give out happily. A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else’s life. Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life. Our actions will lightens the burdens of another. There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed .Practicing generosity is an antidote not only to basic selfishness. It tests our trust in abundance. It tests our ability to empathize with others. It takes time to practice generosity, but being generous is the best use of our time. Nor what ever happened it is between us and the recipient . As long as we have a good motivation and accept nothing in return.
    Thank you Rinpoche .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/its-not-between-you-and-the-recipient.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 26. 2021 01:48 PM
    Rich people tend to be stable, flexible, able to make independent decisions, and more focused on themselves than others. They tend to understand the difference between value and price. They’re often selectively frugal. They spend money on things that bring value to their lives. Doing what they like with the money they have but not the poor whom they work hard to save what they want. The rich are likely to both have greater motivation and opportunities to engage in bribery and fraud. When they are rich, corruption comes in for some as such to lobby government for favourable policies in some cases. They could then translate their financial power into political power . While the richest continue to enjoy booming fortunes I do hope they could do more in helping the poor and do more charity work. Rich people when see an opportunity in every situation and work to explore it while the poor people focus on problems in their daily lives. Interesting survey .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/rich-people.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 26. 2021 01:47 PM
    People who suffer from depression often report feelings of loneliness and isolation. No matter what we are going through, we still have to face it. Everyone of us has a secret sorrows which the world knows not. Learning is the only thing for us, focus on what lies ahead of us than holding on. Learning in our daily lives never stop. Accept ourselves, love ourselves and keep moving forward. Have the courage to lift up failure and pursue with hard work and determinations. Keep an open mind and perspective with friends who cares. Great teachings from this profound post.
    Thank you Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/the-harsh-truth-with-love.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 24. 2021 02:25 PM
    The frilled shark is a strange, prehistoric-looking shark that lives in the open ocean and spends much of its time in deep, dark waters. They are an uncommon primitive shark species typically found near the sea floor. Well those frilled sharks look a bit like underwater snakes. Looking terrifying, jagged faced appearance,especially their mouth and having long, smooth bodies that can coil and contort in a serpentine way. They live in the darkest depths of the ocean and is rarely seen by humans. They’ve existed for millions of years, but they’re so rare . The frilled shark is one of the only surviving species in its particular shark family. It can still be found throughout the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. These mysterious creatures were discovered in the 18th centuries by a German scientist in Japan. What more is beneath the ocean yet to be discovered. Interesting .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this amazing sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/the-red-dragon.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 24. 2021 02:23 PM
    Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) a place of refuge and healing located at Bentong, Pahang. The land with healing and positive energies suits those wanted to get away from the busy city. The naturally-positive energies of a green environment. With the land been consecrated by high lamas, monks and Dorje Shugden while in trance of the Panglung Oracle with powerful pujas. Having a Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain built at KFR is wonderful , which benefited many locals and tourist visiting KFR. The Medicine Buddha Healing Fountain in KFR where the water itself has already been blessed by the energies of Medicine Buddha. Hence simply drinking this water has a tremendous healing effect. HE Gangchen Rinpoche, an emanation of Medicine Buddha had blessed the semi-precious stones, placed at the fountain. It was then consecrated by Dorje Shugden, H H Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche a living emanation of Vajrayogini, and our Lama Tsem Rinpoche as well.
    Than you Rinpoche with folded hands

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/medicine-buddha-healing-fountain-at-kechara-forest-retreat.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Nov 24. 2021 02:20 PM
    The House of Shambhala is a Tibetan-style hotel located in a quiet alley of the famous Barkhor in the centre of Lhasa, Tibet. This hotel is a restored home of a high ranking Tibetan Lama has its doors open to locals and tourists visiting Lhasa. This typical Tibetan courtyard hotel provide guests with the utmost comfort while surrounded by Tibetan history and tradition. That’s wonderful for anyone as the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple are within easy reach. Looking at those beautiful pictures tells all as one could see there are traditional style of natural wood rooms. With the specifications like high quality furnishings, neatly decorations, and so forth in it features. It has to offer a personal touch to everyone staying there as it hold historical or cultural significance of the place, the unique experience for them. Perfect atmospheric oasis in Lhasa.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and explaining about mythical Kingdom of Shambala.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/house-of-shambhala.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 22. 2021 02:11 PM
    Great message …. Rinpoche thanks for this sharing. May more people going on vegetarian to stop the sufferings of animals who has no voice of their voice, and cannot speak for themselves. Not to mention millions of animals are been slaughtered every day, ended on dinner’s tables. There’s no doubt that vegetarian diets are good for our health. Research shows that people on balanced plant-based diet are consistently slimmer and healthier than meat eaters. They also have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, cancers and diabetes. Vegetarians happen have a healthier BMI, controlled blood pressure and low cholesterol levels as well.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this great message. It has opened up our eyes and we have to go on vegetarian for a healthy life . For most not to ignore the sufferings of animals .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/whats-on-your-altar.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 22. 2021 02:10 PM
    Wow…the 52-hertz whale is an individual whale of unidentified species which calls at the unusual frequency of 52 Hz. It is a tale of a solitary whale that vocalizes at a unique frequency of 52 hertz, which no other whale did. This pitch is a higher frequency than that of the other whale species. For years scientists have been tracking him on and off. Its truly a unique call ,the only one of its kind detected anywhere. This whale had been swimming and calling into the void , hoping there is a reply that never comes. Because of this, the animal has been called the loneliest whale in the world. Interesting discovery in 1989 and has been intermittently tracked by scientists ever since.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/52hz.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Nov 22. 2021 02:08 PM
    Reading this profound teachings has us ponder deeply . There are often practical as well as moral reasons for being honest. The aspect that builds trustworthy and reliable relationships has everything to do with honesty. If we are honest with our friends and certain relationships, we are proving to them that we can be trusted. Honesty is the foundation for trust in a relationship, and trust is necessary for a relationship to function and thrive. When we are always honest with someone, it tells them that they can trust us and the things we say. It helps them know they can believe our promises and commitments. All things are difficult before they are easy. Never give up , do our very best nor matter how difficult the tasks is. If a task is once begun, never leave it till it’s done. There are some things we learn best in calm, and some in storm.
    Love what Rinpoche had said…. We can change them with EFFORT. The key word is effort. Make others and yourself worth the EFFORT. MAKE OTHERS WORTH THE EFFORT. Don’t burden others by not winning.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-thought.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Nov 21. 2021 03:32 PM
    Many people consider animals as primitive creatures. In fact like human and they have feelings, do feel pain , need love , attention and have exclusive qualities that even human are hardly acquainted with. Watching this video again show us how this lion been rescued showing gratitude to the one who saved him. The lion remembered his rescuer even though after a few years apart. That’s amazing. Hugging like an old friend who had not seen for along time.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/amazing-lion-shows-gratitude.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Nov 21. 2021 03:31 PM
    Interesting….there is so many undiscovered species live in the deeps of the ocean that never surface. Still thousands of undiscovered species of life form. Scientist have been looking beyond what is beneath the ocean. To me looking at the picture I thought it was a alien but no it’s a deep sea creatures. First time coming across this creatures and the name of it. Its deep sea hatchetfish. Very weird and looks scary as named because of unique shape of the body that looks like a hatchet. This scary species can only be found in deep water and freshwater and in warm and temperate regions throughout the world. Their appearances help them thrive in extreme environments deep in the ocean. Researcher do believe that there are still more unknown creatures lurking below the ocean. Interesting there is life do exists which hidden beneath our planet’s ocean floors.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article which gave us some fascinating information about the hatchet-fish.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/the-hatchetfish.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Nov 21. 2021 03:27 PM
    Sad story from a home pet to a shelter dog, wandering without love and caring his once hag. A homeless dog fighting with others dog to have foods for survives in shelter home. The sudden change in the surrounding had this poor dog goes into depression and lost of direction like human. Looking at the pictures tells us all, a skinny dog without direction. Never leave rather abandoned our pet dog even though our pet dogs is old. Give them love and care till the end. May this dog been adopted by one kind soul.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/immediately-now.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Nov 20. 2021 01:19 PM
    Kawang practise is very effective in clearing our obstacles and purify our karma. When we do this practice with visualization offering our body parts up to the Buddhas will be more effective. It’s very beneficial for us as it clears our obstacles and helps to collect merit by purifying our karmas.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this post with details for us to understand better.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kawang-a-dorje-shugden-confessional-practice.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Nov 20. 2021 01:18 PM
    Reading this article touching and inspiring story of Cindy tells more . Great teachings indeed. The explanation about the important of taking vows….had me understand a better view, the meaning, significance and benefits of these vows.
    Thank you Rinpoche or these profound teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-fascinating-story-of-cindy-bird.html

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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
3 years ago
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
3 years ago
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
3 years ago
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Jun, our new Ipoh member, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden & The Three Jewels. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Cheah has offered 3 sets of Serkym prior to Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed a Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 20th Nov '21. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mr. Philip, our new visitor to Ipoh centre, offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa and the Three Jewels prior to DS puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group has resumed our Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh on 6th Nov 2021. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mark your calendars - we are about to embark on an epic ride! Kechara Food Bank will be travelling across the Peninsular in our giant truck to send dry food to over 2300 families. Thank you Volvo Trucks Malaysia for your generous donation of this custom-designed truck. What’s more – PPB Group Bhd is generously donating the food provision for this one-of-a-kind journey. Thank you on behalf of our grateful beneficiaries! Want to see all of this in action? Join us live or watch the videos and photos on our social media. Stay tuned!
Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Underprivileged residents of two PPRs in Kuala Lumpur recently received a total of 427kg from our longterm surplus produce sponsor, Lotuss Stores (formerly Tesco Stores). The 65 families are our regular beneficiaries, and are grateful to receive fresh vegetables on a consistent basis right at their doorstep. One of our recipients, Rajeswari, 52, single mother of 2 children, shared that she stopped receiving welfare aid due to unforeseen circumstances. Her words: "Saya cakap untuk Kechara [Soup Kitchen] banyak terima kasih sebab kasi makanan. Dan lebih mau tolong orang lain yang susah seperti saya". Our heartfelt thank-you goes to Lotuss Stores for being a dependable source of food aid and for #helpingthepoor with us. #kecharafoodbank #makingadifference #kitajagakita #charity #foodbank #bantuan #ngomalaysia #givingback #strongertogether - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
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Pastor Shin winning some mystery gifts for being the 1st person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog chat quiz. Blog chat is a fun way to learn the Dharma. To find out more, check out > tsemrinpoche.com/chat. Joy - Moderator
Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
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Here is Pastor Antoinette who won some mystery gifts for being the 2nd person to answer a BONUS question during last Sunday's Blog Chat quiz/discussion. To find out more check out our blog chat section for our weekly topic! Joy - Moderator
#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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#KFBBentong: Ready for some exciting news? We are now at RM154,523.94 - surpassing the funds required for our Pahang food bank operations! Thank you to all who kindly donated, we are deeply moved by your care and generosity towards the less fortunate struggling in our midst. To make our shared goal to continue #helpingthepoor a reality, we are now eagerly looking for suitable premises in Bentong. We will update soon on our progress, so stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #foodaid #bantuan #kitajagakita #hungerknowsnobarriers #endhunger #charity #ngomalaysia #Pahang - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
9 months ago
#kecharafoodbank: In collaboration with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) based in Ipoh, we travelled to Buntong with food rations for 33 families. Some of the food items given include rice, noodles, cooking oil and biscuits; in total, we gave 726kg of food to these beneficiaries from the underprivileged class. We are glad to have been able to contribute, especially to families with children and in poor living conditions. We wish to thank GSS for alerting us about those in need, and we look forward to extending more support in the future together with this not-for-profit organization doing good work. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
9 months ago
In an urgent effort to provide food and necessities to the poverty-stricken in Bentong and rural areas of Pahang, we are launching Food Bank Bentong. With your support, Food Bank Bentong would be able to feed 500 families totaling 2,300 people on a regular basis, giving them a chance to enjoy a basic sense of security we consider a human right. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class - KSDS Jayce Goh
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma School Online Teaching Every Sunday Morning 11am class, students attend Pastor Shin Class happily - KSDS Jayce Goh
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Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Update on Empowerment cookies, special holiday packaging. The bakers are most grateful for the overwhelming support of 834 tubs ordered, with a big order of 314 tubs from a group of friends. Thank you to those cookie lovers who couldn’t get enough of it. Watch out for the next update. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
Thank you, generous and kind donors, made possible by Alice Smith School's Official Site through their Build Kindness Campaign. The whooping amount of RM63,000 will provide much needed food to 25 poor families for the next 12 months. On behalf of these families, thank you! Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
11 months ago
The global pandemic hasn't been easy for all of us. Some find it diffucult to find a job to support the family. Despite that, we are still delivering basic food pack to our recipients nationwide. Thank you to our volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Without your support, we would be unable to reach out to many families. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thanks to Yap Optometry for gifting Robert a new pair of glasses to see better. We wish him many clear and bright days ahead. Thank you to all sponsors. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Donation received to date: RM33,468.00 Yes! We've achieved the target for the #TamanNegara project. Fundraising is closed for this project. Thank you to all donors, 113 Orang Asli families will benefit from it. Stay tuned! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
FRESHLY BAKED by Kechara Empowerment trainees - Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
1 years ago
In memory of Wilson Lee, one of our most dedicated volunteers in Penang. Our heartfelt condolences to Wilson's wife, Tze Ling, family and friends. Our thoughts are with them for their loss. Thank you for your kindness and service to KSK Penang. From all of us in KSK.
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Last weekend a Soup Kitchen activities @ Penang, Johor & Kuala Lumpur. Hot food, water, masks, biscuits, buns & fruits. This is what we give out to our friends living on the streets. Thank you to our sponsor & volunteers that make it happen. Come spread more love by being a volunteer at our activities. WhatsApp us today at 010-333-3260! See you soon! #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
1 years ago
Kechara Earth Project 13/9/2020
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
1 years ago
Thank you Domino's Pizza Malaysia, Kasih & Piza campaign for sponsoring 85 boxes of pizza to our friends who live on the streets. Your flavourful pizzas have put a smile on their faces. Thank you! - Vivan @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #KasihdanPiza #ItsAllAboutYou
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families  ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
1 years ago
Thank you Novo Nordisk! Your kind monetary donation and 1,320 boxes of masks will benefit many needy families under the Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #novonordisk #novonordiskmalaysia
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
1 years ago
We were graced with the presence of Tengku Zatashah & The Alice Smith School Foundation yesterday. 130 homeless were blessed to be served by them. RM 20,000 donated by Alice Smith School Foundation will benefit 100 families registered under Kechara Food Bank Program. Thank you! Much love from the needy families ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen #kecharafoodbank #kecharaempowerment #kecharasoupkitchen #alicesmithschoolfoundation #alicesmithschool #volunteerism #homeless
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
1 years ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 years ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 yearss ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
2 yearss ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
2 yearss ago
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
2 yearss ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
2 yearss ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
2 yearss ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
2 yearss ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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