They said I wouldn’t make it

Feb 28, 2012 | Views: 1,240

I was associated with another centre which I pulled out of 12 years ago. When I left them, they said I would never make it. I would flop..hehe..I didn’t care they didn’t think I would make it or not, because I am not doing a business. I am practicing dharma. They said I was too American, too direct, too open and didn’t understand Asians. So I didn’t set out to make it but to be a genuine Buddhist …practitioner and if that made ‘enemies’ so be it. I value karma more than face.
Now 12 years down the line I am told I ‘made’ it. If I did ‘make it’, whatever that means, it just shows that I worked extremely hard and the loyal Kecharians who have been with me for years deserve the credit. Some of the people who didn’t believe I would ‘make it’ actually apologized. Sweet of them.

All I know is this, I will bring Buddha’s teachings to thousands. I can never be like HH Dalai Lama, Panchen Lama or Trijang Rinpoche because they are Buddhas. But I am going to be the best I can be and work hard.

Tsem Rinpoche
 

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  1. Joy Kam on Dec 15, 2018 at 11:31 am

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

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  2. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 31, 2018 at 2:26 pm

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

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

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

    ~ Tsem Rinpoche

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

    Zong Rinpoche and myself

  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 9:27 am

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

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

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  4. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 20, 2018 at 11:52 am

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. Anne Ong on Jun 3, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    Of course Rinpoche and Kechara will make it. We will all make it if we are cooperate and support each other. Rinpoche is my best and truest inspiration in life. Has given me lots more confidence to go all the way with Dharma and social media,and bring more people into dharma. I will always be around Rinpoche and support all the way to spread dharma on social media. Thank you very much Rinpoche for giving us dharma and may Rinpoche live long and healthy to spread dharma._/\_

  6. Lin Mun on Jun 3, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for always reminding us to be persistent in our dharma work and don’t get affected by how others judge us. Everyone has their own perceptions. Importantly is our own motivation and everything we do are based on dharma. Although the path is not easy as we may face many rejection but we have to keep doing and believe in our protector.

  7. patriciasnodgrass on Aug 29, 2014 at 7:50 am

    Dear Rinpoche, your dedication and devotion to Dharma is most inspiring. Thank you for helping to wake up this old fool. <3

  8. patriciasnodgrass on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    I am so grateful for your persistance and your devotion to the dharma. You are truly an inspiration to me an many many others.

  9. Joy on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:44 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for being real and for being who you are and I am so glad that Rinpoche is not the typical “monk” or “Lamas” that fits in to a box of preconceived ideas. I know I would probably not have followed Rinpoche if Rinpoche was not loud and “conservative”. I am sorry…and no offence but I am glad my Guru is cool! And the fact that Rinpoche is different from the norm is what makes Rinpoche all the more larger than life, that is what will attract those who will not normally go to temples or spiritual places.

    Rinpoche really blew my mind away when I first met Rinpoche cos yeah I have never seen a “monk” so humorous and some what “b@#$%y”, and it really broke all my preconceived concepts of a quiet mindful “monk” that I’ve ever experienced. Rinpoche sure was mindful, alert, sharp, witty and to me it felt like this is definitely someone NOT “ordinary” and because of this that is why Rinpoche will make an impact!

  10. sockwan on Jun 17, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    Don’t just believe in our dreams, but take action to make it happen, make it a reality. If Rinpoche was just sitting and dreaming, we wouldn’t have Kechara today, we woudn’t have met Dharma. To repay our Guru’s kindness is to spread Dharma to others.

  11. Wan Wai Meng on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    Without Rinpoche holding on to his guns and determination to do the dharma, many of us would not have any dharma to guide us at all. And so many people would have lived life not knowing any better. Thank you rinpoche.

  12. Seng Aun on Mar 25, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I have never come across anyone like you. Besides being so compassionate and kind, you are highly intelligent, creative and humorous, and the best Dharma Teacher anyone could hope for.

    At Kechara, you made it so easy, fun and interesting for everyone regardless of age, to learn and practise dharma. Your blog is oozing fun and knowledge, with heart-warming stories, great downloads and dharma practices.

    Keep going, be strong and stay healthy. As you know, the whole of Kechara and your dharma friends throughout the world are right behind you. Do not let rumours or little gossips ruffle your feathers, or for that matter, wrinkle your robes.

    All the best to you, Rinpoche.

  13. patsy on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Thank Buddha those days are over. Through Rinpoche’s perseverance and hard work, KECHARA is now one of the most successful and beautiful center in Malaysia. We Kecharians are so proud of Rinpoche for being here with us and never giving up on us. May Kechara grow in leaps and bounds and may KECHARA WORLD PEACE CENTER manifest soon!

  14. Su Ming on Mar 4, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    My first time when I met Rinpoche was 1n 1992, that was 19 years ago.

    Rinpoche literally “worked” throughout the day and night seeing people. One of them was my famiy. Each audiences was not for 10 mins or so. It was for hours as Rinpoche was very compassionate, Rinpoche spoke for hours in each audience to understand their problems and also gave individual dharma advice.

    However, there were some sponsors and students who wanted to control Rinpoche.Some I knew and a few was my family friend which I am NOT SURPRISE. They saw Rinpoche as a money making machine, some wanted to control Rinpoche and etc. It was very sad as Rinpoche, a lama/monk had to go through all these.

    Rinpoche put a stop to this and left his previous centre. Not only Rinpoche left but they (the previous centre) sponsors at that time refused to allow Rinpoche student to take Rinpoche personal belonging(Statues, thangkas and even Rinpoche’s robes) and they greedily kept the items to themselves.

    And these people turned around and told Rinpoche and his students that they will NEVER make it. Sad. Well, I wonder what they have to say now?

    • Seng Aun on Mar 24, 2012 at 9:55 pm

      Dear Su Ming,
      It’s really sad to know that certain people can go to such extreme. Never mind that now, for KECHARA is moving to greater heights. Let’s just pray and hope that RINPOCHE will always be healthy and remain with us for a very long time.

  15. henry ooi on Mar 4, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    It is sad that some people measure success with just only big number of members in a dharma centre, big buildings, big cars they and their members drive, big titles they have, etc.

    But some of these people have small hearts, small kindness, never mind, compassion; small practices, small generosity, etc.

    Rinpoche always wishes the best and success for every dharma centres on a global scale. But some centres run by just lay people only want their centre to do well and hope others fail. This is dharma?

  16. Valentina Suhendra on Mar 3, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Dear Rinpoche

    The above article is one of the reasons I feel connected with you. In my life, I have been told so many times that I would not make it for a lot of things – championship, charity works, secular work, etc. I have been told that I am too weird, I don’t have feeling, I am selfish, I am stupid, etc. When I achieve something, they told me I am crazy, of course, I knew it. or the best they can say is “wow, that’s great.” At the end, it is me who determine I will make it or not. What other people say or their approval do not matter much. I value people for what they do and their determination to succeed.

    Valentina

  17. skyong on Mar 1, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    I am very thankful to Rinpoche that by not giving up I am on the receiving end of your wonderful and profound teachings which are being made easy for me to understand. By not giving up many others have benefited from your teachings.

  18. DR on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Yes I remember those times. I was there. My motto in life: when someone tells me i suck and i cant make it, i turn my ‘anger’ around and use the energy to prove them wrong. When someone tells me i am so good and capable, I ride on it and get even more motivated and be even more sucessful. Either way, I WIN. And when I win, it has a positive rippling effect on others around me. It always works out for the best!

  19. Wee Liang on Mar 1, 2012 at 3:36 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    You have fought off many obstacles to have Kechara House be in its current state. I think and hope Rinpoche will spread buddhism to not thousands but millions of people. Especially when KWPC comes up.

  20. Yee Mun on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    当有人说我们不可能时,有两个可能性。 第一,没自信的人会被这样的评语打沉,
    放弃要做的事。第二,充满自信和知道自己想要做的是对的,将会努力的行动,以
    达到目标。负面的评语有着激降法的效果,很适宜用在叛逆的人。你说我不能,我
    偏要做,证明给你看我是能的。当我们成功了,我们应该感谢这些说我们不能的人。
    是他们的激降法刺激我们的奋斗精神。kekeke…..

    什么都阻止不了人心的志向,人心的志向是远大的。只要我们心存希望,永不言弃,
    遇到再困难的事,也不放弃,反而充满斗志, 成功将在眼前,经历风雨后,将能见
    彩虹! 有志者事竟成!

    也因为仁波切的坚持,才会有今天的克切拉。随喜,随喜。

  21. Adeline on Feb 29, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    I remembered Rinpoche has told a few of us that the centre he was in at that time the people there were like running a business centre, they would plan the itinerary for Rinpoche like how many teachings Rinpoche has to give in a month and when was Rinpoche supposed to give the teachings,just imagine how can the lay people control a highly attained lama,its wrong motivation! When Rinpoche left the centre they threatened to get people to beat up Rinpoche and his closed students. They also terminated Rinpoche’s teaching permit so that Ripoche can no longer stay here but somehow Rinpoche had fought all odds and difficulties to remain here with the people who are loyal and supportive of his dharma work to benefit others.Kechara is so well known here now and it will continue to grow and be known to the world soon. Who said Rinpoche wouldn’t make it, He has definitely proved them wrong!

    • doraemon on Feb 29, 2012 at 8:07 pm

      Why that centre act such a harsh way towards Rinpoche and his closed students?Perhaps they think Rinpoche and his closed students are annoying.Anyway,it is not good/bad karma to disturb a genuine cultivators to cultivate Buddhism,Lama or Monks..People should be responsible in expressing their views in this cyber internet.they can’t just talk like there are alone in this Universe.

      • GL on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:19 pm

        Why dorsemon, why can’t we share how the old center used unlawful methods to threaten Rinpoche and students?

        We did not mention the center’s name but the high-handed manner they treat a recognised high lama.

        Wrong doings should be exposed!

        We were told by old students how one of the old cente leaders proudly announced that he’ll hire tugs to beat Rinpoche if he doesn’t want to follow their plans (to be their cash-cow of course).

        The was proof that he did carry out his threat when Rinpoche left the center. Alas, Rinpoche has no bad karma and will never be harmed.

        This is a lesson to all, Dharma is not for us to make worldly gains for ourselves… If you’re a Buddhist, please remember the Law of Karma – no one is above this Law!

  22. Andrew chiam on Feb 29, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    To sum up, its a long journey full of many uncertainties. Rinpoche had really been very persistent and the love for Dharma couple with the correct motivation to benefit sentiment beings had really move beyond all obstacle and today, Kechara is standing tall as one of the most established and successful Dharma center in Malaysia. A lesson that I had learn here is, no matter how hard or dark the road in front, if we are sincere and pure in the heart and set the correct motivation, eventually, we will be able to shown to the correct doors. As the saying goes, “When one door closes, another door will be open for us”. Thank You Rinpoche, because if you are not persistent, I would have no chance to benefits from your teaching today.

  23. Helena on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:51 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Life is full of ups and downs, especially doing Dharma work. A work that not much people will support. They all believes that we are all losers but what i think is they are a loser, they afraid to face themselves and the facts. Well I am very happy and thankful that i met Kechara and Rinpoche (Thanks to Louise that brought me to Kechara). I have the faith in Rinpoche and Kechara. I have the faith in what i am doing.
    I thank you with my folded hand that Rinpoche did not give us up and believe in all of us.
    I thank the people that always be with Rinpoche from the very beginning.
    THANK YOU!!!

  24. tsemtulku on Feb 29, 2012 at 5:44 am

    From Tanya Liddiatt on fb:If a person brings compassion, kindness and wisdom to the world then they have and will always “make it”. “I value karma more than face”, I think that’s a brilliant expression!. It takes guts to carry on your path when others around you are against you.

  25. Mc on Feb 29, 2012 at 4:29 am

    I wasn’t there from Day 1 but I have spoken often to some who were. Rinpoche went through very tough times before, and perhaps even more taxing emotionally than the lean years in the monasteries. Rinpoche came to Malaysia as a young albeit high Lama and wanted so much to teach and to give dharma to the people and instead he was abused and treated very badly.

    We often forget that although Rinpoche is a Buddha, he is in a human form and is also prone to pain and hurt and with very few people to go to.

    For me, I don’t know the Dalai Lama personally, or the Panchen Lama or Trijang Rinpoche. It would have been an honor and blessing to have known them personally. But they are not here.

    Instead I have the great fortune to have known personally Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, who is here despite so many difficulties, whom I see with my eyes how he never stops working for the benefit of everyone, how he never stop caring even when we are more burden than asset. And how, more than anything else, Rinpoche wants us to transform. I wish everyone could see with their own eyes how Rinpoche would give 4-5 hour teachings, on his feet, even when he is ill and in pain.

    If I may be so bold, it would take a lot of merits for us to meet a mere man with Tsem Rinpoche’s character and mind. He is the best person who could ever meet. To find that he is actually a Buddha who calls you by name and regards you as a friend and spends his entire life improving yours…I don’t know what to say.

    Thank you Rinpoche for giving up so much and for putting up with so much and asking for nothing for your own in return.

  26. Sharon Saw on Feb 29, 2012 at 3:18 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for Rinpoche’s consistent passion for the Dharma without which we would not have a way to work towards being the best that we can be… and of course work hard! Rinpoche’s perseverance and indefatigable drive to spread the Dharma to benefit others throughout the years – no matter what the obstacles – is always inspirational and humbling. Thank you for staying with us and giving us the priceless opportunity to contribute towards fulfilling Rinpoche’s vision – may all of Rinpoche’s wishes be fulfilled smoothly and swiftly!

    With folded hands,
    Sharon

  27. yek yee on Feb 29, 2012 at 2:36 am

    That is so humble sharing from Rinpoche. Result can prove someone wrong, Rinpoche has prove many people wrong. On other hand, Rinpoche already benefit many people.

  28. JImmy Tan on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:07 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    I believe Kechara is the best dharma centre .Kwpc will implement soon and benefit all people around world . And rinpoche are the world best guru in my heart . Million thanks for your teaching .

  29. pengki on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ thank you Rinpoche. 🙂

  30. vc on Feb 28, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    Great works and inspiration to all. Rinpoche as the name imply ‘ The Precious One’ should spread Buddhas teaching far and wide to every corner of this world so that living beings will keep remind themselves this world is not just worldly but transcendental to the ultimate reality.Nirvana.Everything what we see,feel and hear are false until we obtain perfect bright enlightenment only then we should be able to trust our mind or the mind of the Enlightened One.

  31. David Lai on Feb 28, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for this wonderful sharing on what you have went through for us to gain the Dharma. Not many of would be able to take all this slander without reacting in total rage. Rinpoche’s patience is impressive and inspirational. Betrayal by close ones are the most difficult to go through and Rinpoche has consistently gone through it again and again. We are truly fortunate to have met a real practitioner and a master. Thank you for the teachings every step of the way up.

  32. Uncle Eddie on Feb 28, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    The Guru who helps in getting one liberated cannot be equated in importance to formal learning of Divinity. The guru in practice provides the required guidance leading the disciples to the ultimate goal of the enlightenment. The guru and the disciples are inseperable in a committed way. Nothing can be achieved without the guru’s grace. Of course, if the disciple submits himself to the guru,his latent characteristic attitude is bound to unfold. Acquisition of successes of the disciples through the guru is not guru’s profession, but the inspiration of HIS heart. Spiritual life based on such a universal(non-sectarian) and sweet relationship between the guru and the disciples can certainly help to harmonious the diverse faiths in today’s troubled World! As Ted Turner of Turner Broadcasting once said – “All my life people have said that I wasn’t going to make it…you can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”

  33. Datuk May on Feb 28, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Whatever anyone did or will say about Rinpoche in an adverse manner, will only be a bad reflection of the person who said so and will say so, as she/he is unable to recognise the sincerity and genuineness by which Rinpoche lives his life in the propagation of PURE DHARMA to benefit others.

    Kechara will grow from Rinpoche’s planting seeds of purity and kindness in existing Kecharians and the structure of the Organisation. This is not a prophesy but rather a natural process of Karma, cause and effect.

    Thank you Rinpoche for creating this wonderful platform for me to improve as a human being.

  34. Dougal on Feb 28, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Which center was it?

  35. Philip Yong on Feb 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Just you watch, KECHARA will grow! Kechara will be one of the great Dharma centers in the world and then everyone will want to be part of Kechara.

    Unfortunately,this is how the world works. No matter how much knowledge or how good of a person you are, if you’re not popular no one will respect you, but there are exceptions.

    I really respect and admire those people who stayed with Rinpoche through thick and thin. With their sincere commitment and hard work, Kechara is now greatly respected by the masses.

    With your pure samaya, Rinpoche is able to carry out His works well and able to reach out to so many sentient beings.

    THANK YOU ALL who have been with Rinpoche since Day 1!

  36. MayOng on Feb 28, 2012 at 10:05 am

    We took some time to discuss the book, The Promise by Rinpoche (you can get the book from here http://vajrasecrets.com/the-promise-a-tsem-tulku-biography.html) a few weeks ago. Initially most of us were not aware there was so much to learn from this book about Rinpoche’s life story and journey in dharma.

    We finished discussion on this book after 10 days. We all came to a conclusion that Rinpoche had never ever given up on dharma since the day he was born. Monks asked for him to go into the monastery but was refused. Then he went through very tough childhood and hardship to find his way back into dharma and met great Teachers and then Ganden to finally fulfill his wish to be a ordained monk.

    Rinpoche’s journey in dharma showed great imprints from previous lives effort to only want to benefit others even though he has to sacrifice whatever he has. It was never about his own needs.

    Rinpoche has never given up on us. When others told him to give up and would not make it, they did not realize the potential Rinpoche had then, now and future. We are the ones that gave him up.

  37. Margaretlee on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Good morning Rinpoche,

    I remembered you told a few of us this story. Those people who wanted to use you to run the dharma center as they wanted it. They wanted you to be their “puppet” teacher…..what a thought they could have! How could a highly attained lama be their students’ puppet? I wonder if they ever considered you as their teacher or just as a figure head to make money for their center. I also remember you told us that if you did not do what they wanted you to do, they would threaten and blackmail you. It was really a shame I must say.

    On the other hand, we here at Kechara have to thank them tremendously, if not for them, you would not have set up Kechara and now with all the different depts in full blossomm, making spirituality a life style and a way of life in this modern age!

  38. tfreon on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:10 am

    Dear Guru,
    With holded hand, i thank you for not giving us up. Wish Kechara grow more and more to benefit more minds.

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    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 02:36 PM
    An Introduction To The Buddha Form And Iconography

    In this book, Tsem Rinpoche introduces us to a rich range of Buddha forms, providing basic information to kindle our interest in the iconography of statues –their postures, gestures and mudras, the ornaments and the implements they hold. Each one of these is a symbolic teaching in itself. Indeed the entire iconography, colour and pose of each Buddha statue combined presents a path to ultimate enlightenment.

    Read more to understand the Buddha’s icongraphy at http://bit.ly/2kEQxCP
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 02:22 PM
    Everyone wants to be happy in life. Everyone wants to achieve happiness. For an athlete, for instance, his idea of ultimate happiness is to win a gold medal in the Olympics.

    For the glory of a gold medal and a few minutes on the podium with your national flag going up while they play your national anthem, you deprive yourself of the pleasure of nightlife, relationships, fun, going out with friends or even your partner. You will subject yourself to a special and stringent diet, train eight hours a day, sleep early and not stay up. You will stay away from friends and curtail many activities because you have to train and work hard. You have to push and discipline yourself.

    You really have to transform yourself and change your schedule in order to get your body ready in the next four to eight years in the hope that when the day of the Olympics arrives you will be selected to participate.

    Read more how we can make changes in our motivation to gain real happiness at http://bit.ly/2kl55Hv
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 04:30 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring and motivating article. People can say many things about us but we will know very well how we are and how we are. We should not react to the comments people make on us.

    However, I do agree that we have to contemplate on what people say about us. If what they say about us is true, especially our bad qualities, we have to change. If it is not true, we just have to move on and ignore the comments.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/7-ways-to-ignore-insults.html
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:49 PM
    In “Compassion Conquers All”, Tsem Rinpoche shows how through the practice of “The Eight Verses of Mind Transformation”, this wish for others to be happy can engender a state of mind of supreme love, compassion and altruism. This is the mind of Bodhicitta that wishes every sentient being to be free from every suffering and to enjoy real lasting happiness, and is determined to realise this wish by achieving the state of mind of real ultimate happiness and peace (that is free from every suffering) first, and then helping all beings attain it. This state of mind of ultimate peace and real lasting happiness is called Enlightenment or Full Awakening, where one achieves the qualities of omniscience, love and ability so as to have the power and ability to help others reach this same state.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2kCTofx
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:48 PM
    John Eaton Calthorpe Blofeld (John Blofeld) (1913 – 1987) was a renowned writer of Chinese culture, Taoism, Zen Buddhism, and Mahayana Buddhist tradition. His literary endeavours had helped in introducing Buddhism to the Western world and inspired many to follow his path on the journey of spiritual discoveries.

    During his lifetime, John Blofeld had travelled widely around China and other countries, visited sacred mountains and monasteries, and met with hermits, sages and great Buddhist masters of various traditions. As his popularity grew, he used his fame to inspire younger writers to follow his path and helped to launch their career by writing forewords or providing constructive feedback to their maiden literary effort. Those who had the privilege to be acquainted with this extraordinary man, remembered his generosity, warmth, and sincerity. Even today, his writing and unique experiences continue to inspire others to the path of spirituality and give insight to the world of China when the refined Chinese civilisation was omnipresent

    Read more about Blofeld at http://bit.ly/2kLSRry
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:40 PM
    Following our habituated way of thinking, the source of whatever happiness we seek from marriage appears to be the picture of an ideal partner. In fact, even as we embark on a long-term relationship with our partners, we already have expectations and projections on our partner. We expect to be happy when our partner conforms to our own set of norms, way of thinking, and expectations. In order to correct this mistaken view, we need to look deeply into ourselves and see that happiness does not come from holding mistaken projections and expectations. In fact, when these expectations and projections are unfulfilled, they are likely to cause us disappointment, pain, and anguish instead.

    Read more about our actions and pursuits at finding happiness at http://bit.ly/2mgjgOx
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:27 PM
    Tsarchen Losal Gyatso (1502 – 1566 CE) was a famous master and the founder of the Tsarpa lineage of the Sakya tradition centred at Dar Drangmoche Monastery in the central Tsang province of Tibet.

    The great Tsarchen Losal Gyatso is the 21st lineage holder of the Vajrayogini tantric tradition stemming from the Mahasiddha Naropa himself. In fact, by engaging in Vajrayogini as his main practice, Tsarchen Losal Gyatso gained high realisations and went on to have several important visionary experiences associated with her. Due to his high realisations, Tsarchen also beheld pure visions of Padmasambhava, Vajrayogini, Chakrasamvara, Kalachakra, Yamantaka, other tantric deities and masters.

    Read more about Tsarchen Losal Gyatso at http://bit.ly/2kj8bM9
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:23 PM
    Rabindranath Tagore (1861 – 1941) was an illustrious man of many talents. A prolific writer, poet, songwriter, playwright, actor, and painter, he revolutionised Indian art and literature, and was also a pioneer of the Bengal Renaissance Movement. Rabindranath’s works have influenced numerous writers, artists, painters, activists, humanitarian workers, social workers, the poor and the rich across the globe, and his works have been translated into Dutch, English, Spanish, German, and many other languages.

    Read more about Rabindranath at http://bit.ly/2kBH2nW
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:52 PM
    This is a very interesting article to know that Mongolian astrology is closely related to Buddhism. Some of us might think astrology is a very superstitious practice but it is practised in Buddhism.

    From the scripture, our body body parts are related to different planets. In a way, it means our body and the universe are in fact one. Therefore, we should respect our environment because if our mother nature has lost its balance, our health will be affected as well.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/a-mongolian-manual-of-astrology-and-divination.html
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:24 PM
    The most recent celebrity that was reported to have shown some interest in Buddhism is Katy Perry. People often think being a celebrity is wonderful, but behind all the smiles and the beauty, there is much suffering and pain… We have seen it many times, and celebrities who fail to cope with the stress and public pressure often take up dangerous habits or suicidal. I’m not claiming that I know of Katy Perry’s life and difficulties, but as long as we are all in samsara, we are all subjected to suffering.

    Read more http://bit.ly/2kAM442
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:17 PM
    The International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal isq all about the 14 highest mountains in the world…all of them are at least 8,000 meters in height! Those interested in mountaineering would come to Pokhara as most of the trekking routes start from there.

    Out of the top 14 mountains, 8 are within Nepal! Since 1920 (when mountaineering was still new to the world) many researchers would come to this beautiful country to do research on things like how the mountains were formed…what the exact height of the mountain is…what minerals can be found there etc.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2mckDh7
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:13 PM
    Malaysia adopts a constitutional monarchy system that is a mixture of hereditary and elected monarchs. Malaysia consists of several administrative regions across thirteen states and three federal territories. Nine states are ruled by monarchs, four states are supervised by a Yang di-Pertua Negeri or Governor, and the Federal Government controls the remaining three federal territories.

    Read more about Malaysia monarcy at http://bit.ly/2lWGlpd
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:01 PM
    Meditation puts children in touch with their most natural condition, which is free, expressive, cooperative, loving and peaceful. This is a direct counter for everything else in society that encourages them to think of only “me, me, me” from a young age, and to engage in competition which encourages division. Hence meditation is something our world desperately needs because the competition we teach children will become greed when they are adults competing to win. It’s this greed and need to win that is slowly killing our planet and destroying all of our natural resources. Hence meditation is one of the most valuable habits a child can be encouraged to learn and integrate as part of their daily life.

    Read more about Buddhist meditation in schools at http://bit.ly/2kkWlBd

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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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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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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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.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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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.
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
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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
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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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    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
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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
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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
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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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!!
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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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    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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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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