THIS IS ME IN HOLLYWOOD IN THE 80′S

Mar 12, 2010 | Views: 11,769

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This is a picture of me taken in the 80’s in Hollywood, California where I lived. I don’t even remember who took the photo now.

My step-parents didn’t allow me to do Dharma or get involved with the centre. I ran away like three times and on the third time I was successful. My step-parents didn’t try to get me back anymore. I left New Jersey at 16 and hitchiked across the United States on my own to California. I had like US$50 and bought cheap apples to eat on the way and slept outside. It was really cold at night. I wanted to go to Hawaii, but didn’t have money in California so just stayed in Hollywood, worked and lived in the dharma centre called Thubten Dhargye Ling or TDL. It was headed by a great master named Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen. I loved him very much. He passed away recently. That is where I met Kyabje Zong Rinpoche who changed my whole life. He acknowledged I am a Tulku.

Had done some extras parts for Paramount Pictures and voiceover work and asked to do light modelling. But I was very into the Dharma Centre (Thubten Dhargye Ling) and wanted to be there. I wanted Dharma.

I asked Zong Rinpoche for a divination once in Thubten Dhargye Ling. I didn’t know which one I should do to benefit the Dharma. To be an actor/singer or monk. I just wanted to really benefit the dharma I thought at that time.  I asked can I be a actor or singer so I can support the monasteries or should I become a monk? Zong Rinpoche did divination with dice (powerful) and said if I do anything in front of the camera I will make it big and successful, but it would be more beneficial if I become a monk. So there and then I swore to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche that I would be a monk. So he cut a part of my hair and accepted my promise.

It’s weird because I got calls from casting agent with Paramount Pictures a few times after that. The secretary of Thubten Dhargye Ling kept losing the contacts. The casting agent was Joyce and she called three times and left voice messages on the centre’s answering machine. And three times the secretary of the centre heard the message, pressed the wrong button and erased and said to me ‘SORRY’ and I was like ok…..and lost the contact.

A few years later, I did a voiceover for extra money and met Joyce. She was an attractive, freindly, well dressed Black lady. She said to me, oh my god, you are the kid I was trying to contact to help with the sets for Golden Child movie with Eddie Murphy. Why didn’t you return my calls!!?? I was like, well there’s this person in charge of the phones where I stayed and well….Joyce was like I tried so many times to get you. I heard about you and wanted to meet you she said to me….wow! Joyce was very nice though…wish I can meet up with her again and say hi. I forgot her last name though.

I’d be walking down Sunset Blvd or Melrose Blvd and get stopped and be given cards to do all types of modelling jobs of which some were very weird but interesting now that I look back.  I doubt I would get any modelling jobs now even if I camped out on Sunset, heheeheheh.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Tibetan ‘Ah’ syllable found on the inside of the skull of the 2nd Zong Rinpoche, Zongtrul Tenpa Chopel (1836-1899 AD) after his cremation ceremony


 


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I was 18 years old when this was taken back in 1983 in Los Angeles, California. Here I am in this photo with my most precious root guru, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. He has profoundly changed my life for the better forever. Not a day goes by I don’t think about him, love him, miss him and yearn for his presence and teachings.

I meditate on him in my heart every single day. He was everything that a high Tibetan lama is said to be and more. From the moment I heard his name before meeting him from a friend who had met him already, faith instantly arose in me. Instantly faith arose in me. I did 100 prostrations to his picture everyday until I met him. I wanted to make a spiritual karmic connection with him so that when I met him, I can receive many teachings and that is why I made the prostrations.

No other spiritual teacher although all of them were great has this sort of meteoric impact on me. It’s unexplainable. 30 plus years down the line, my faith, respect and trust in Kyabje Zong Rinpoche is unshakable. I will always follow and practice what he has taught me and given me. I will never abandon my teacher or any practice he has given me no matter what obstacles come my way.

No matter if my life is threatened, or I am disliked or segregated for following his instructions, I will never abandon any of his teachings. No other teacher will ever have me change my practice I have received from Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. May I meet Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in all my future lives too and come under his care. I forever bow to him and place the crown of my unworthy head to his feet. I will follow, meditate, trust and believe in my guru always.

Humbly,
Tsem Rinpoche

 
这是我与我的至宝根本上师,至尊嘉杰宋仁波切于1983年在加利福尼亚洛杉矶拍下的合照。当年我18岁。他深刻地改变了我的生命,永恒地使我的生命变得更美好。没有那么一天,我不想起他,不珍爱他,不思念他,或是不切盼他的出现与教诲。

每一天,我都在心中忆念嘉杰宋仁波切。他拥有人们眼中一个西藏高僧该具备的一切条件,甚至拥有更多。我从一个曾拜见嘉杰宋仁波切的朋友口中听见宋仁波切的殊胜名字,自那一刻起,我虽未见过仁波切一面,但信心即刻油然而生。在见到仁波切之前的每一天,我都向着他的法照顶礼一百遍,我想跟他结下法缘,那么等到见到他的时候,我能接受到大量的教诲。这是我每日顶礼的原因。

其他所有上师固然殊胜,但没有一个像嘉杰宋仁波切那样对我造成犹如陨星撞击般的影响。这种感受无从解释。我对嘉杰宋仁波切的信心、敬重和信任,三十余载从未动摇。他教过我的,给过我的,我都会一直跟从并且实修。

我永远不会背弃我的上师,或是背弃他赐予我的任何修行,不管我眼前出现什么阻难。即使我因为遵从他的指示而面对生命威胁,或遭受厌弃或排挤,我仍然不会背弃他的任何一个教诲。没有任何一位上师能够动摇嘉杰宋仁波切赐予我的修行。祈愿我生生世世都能遇见嘉杰宋仁波切并得到他的引导。我永世顶礼于嘉杰宋仁波切足下。我将永远遵从上师的教诲,忆念他,信任他,相信他。

谦卑的詹杜固仁波切

 

སྤྱི་ལོ་༡༩༨༣ ལོར་ལོས་ཨེན་ཇེ་ལེ་ས་ཀལ་ལི་ཕོ་ནི་ཡ་(Los Angeles, California.) ནང་ང་ལོ་ ༡༨ ཡིན་པའི་སྐབས་ཀྱི་འདྲ་པར་རེད། འདྲ་པར་འདི་ནང་ང་དང་བདག་གི་རྩ་བའི་བླ་མ་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང་ལྷན་དུ་ཡོད། སྐུ་ཉིད་ཀྱི་གཏིང་ཚུགས་པའི་སྒོ་ནས་བདག་གི་མི་ཚེ་གཏན་དུ་བསྒྱུར་བར་འཕྲིན་ལས་བརྩོལ་ཡོད་པས། བདག་གིས་སོ་སོའི་རྩ་བའི་བླ་མར་དགའ་བ་མ་སྒོམ་པ་དང་། མི་དྲན་པ། ཁོང་གི་སྐོར་མ་བསམ་པ། ཁོང་གི་མདུན་ནས་སློབ་ཁྲིད་སོགས་ཞུ་འདོད་མེད་པ་ཉིན་གཅིག་ཀྱང་མེད།

ཉིན་ལྟར་བདག་གིས་ཁོང་ཡིད་ལ་སྒོམ་གྱི་ཡོད། ཁོང་ནི་བོད་པའི་བླ་མ་མཁས་པ་ཞིག་ལ་ཚང་དགོས་པའི་ཡོན་ཏན་བླ་ན་མེད་པ་དང་ལྡན། བདག་གིས་ཁོང་མ་མཇལ་གོང་དུ་བདག་གི་གྲོགས་པོས་ཁོང་མཇལ་ཡོད་པས་ངའི་གྲོགས་པོའི་རྒྱུད་ནས་ཁོང་གི་མཚན་ཐོས་པ་ད་སྐབས་བདག་གི་སེམས་ནང་ལམ་སང་དད་པ་སྐྱེས། ཁོང་མ་མཇལ་བར་བདག་གིས་ཁོང་གི་སྐུ་པར་ལ་ཉིན་ལྟར་ཕྱག་ཚར་༡༠༠ འཚལ་གྱི་ཡོད། གང་ཡིན་ཟེར་ན། ཁོང་དང་ཆོས་ཀྱི་འབྲེལ་བ་ཡོང་བ་དང་ཁོང་མཇལ་ནས་ཆོས་མང་པོ་ཞུས་ཐུབ་པའི་ཕྱིར་ངས་ཕྱག་འཚལ་དགོས་དོན་དེ་འདྲ་ཡིན།

བདག་གི་དགེ་བའི་བཤེས་གཉེན་རྣམས་ཁྱད་པར་དུ་འཕགས་པ་ཡིན་ཡང་བདག་ལ་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང་ནི་ཤིན་ཏུ་བཀའ་དྲིན་ཆེ། འདི་གསལ་བཤད་བྱེད་མི་ཐུབ། ལོ་ ༣༠ རྗེས་ལའང་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་མཆོག་ལ་ངས་དད་པ། རྩི་བཀུར། ཡིད་ཆེས་སོགས་གཡོ་བ་མེད་པ་རེད། ཁོང་གི་གནང་པའི་མཉམ་ལེན་དང་སྦྱོང་བརྡར་སོགས་བདག་གིས་དུས་རྟག་ཏུ་ཉམས་ལེན་བགྱིད། བདག་གི་ཆོས་ཉིད་ཀྱི་ལམ་དུ་བར་ཆད་ཆེ་ཆུང་གང་འདྲ་འཕྲད་ཀྱང་བདག་གི་དགེ་བའི་བཤེས་གཉེན་ཀྱིས་གནང་པའི་མཉམ་ལེན་དེ་དག་དུས་ནམ་ཡང་འདོར་གྱི་མིན།

བདག་གི་མི་ཚེར་ཉེན་ཚབས་བཟོ་ནའང་། བདག་ལ་མ་དགའ་བ་བྱེད་ནའང་། ཡང་ན་བདག་གི་བླ་མའི་བཀའ་སྒྲུབ་པའི་ཕྱིར་བདག་དང་འབྲེལ་ཐག་གཅོད་ནའང་ཁྱད་མེད་བཞིན་བདག་གིས་བླ་མའི་བཀའ་དུས་ནམ་ཡང་མི་འདོར། ༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་སྐུ་མདུན་ནས་ཐོབ་པའི་མཉམ་ལེན་དང་བདག་གི་དད་པ་དམ་ཚིག་བླ་མ་གཞན་སུའང་ཞིག་གིས་འགྱུར་མི་ཐུབ། བདག་གི་ཚེ་ཕྱི་མར་ཡང་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་མཇལ་བ་དང་ཁོང་སྐུ་མདུན་ནས་བྱམས་སྙིང་རྗེ་ཐོབ་པའི་རེ་སྨོན་ཡོད། ཁོང་གི་ཞབས་ཀྱི་པད་མོར་ཐུག་ཏེ་དུས་རྟག་ཏུ་གུས་ཕྱག་འཚལ། བདག་གིས་སོ་སོའི་བླ་མ་རྗེས་སུ་བཟུང་ཞིང་། ཡིད་ལ་སྒོམ་ཞིང་། རྒྱུན་དུ་དད་པ་དང་ཡིད་ཆེས་བགྱིད།

གུས་པས་ཚེམས་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་ནས།།

 


 

Precious Footage of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

A master of sutra and tantra, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche performed countless holy deeds and gave thousands of Dharma teachings during his lifetime, some of which were filmed for the benefit of sentient beings in the future. Thanks to those recordings, we are able to present you with some very precious footage of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s activities. Be blessed as you listen to the holy voice of the Buddha that is Zong Rinpoche.

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Venerable Lama Yeshe’s Cremation

This video shows the integral role that His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche played in the funeral of his close student, Venerable Lama Yeshe. A highly accomplished tantric master and lifelong Dorje Shugden practitioner, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche led and advised Lama Yeshe’s students on the proper funerary and cremation rites befitting a practitioner of Lama Yeshe’s qualities and attainments.

Or view the video on the server at:
https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/LamaYesheCremation.mp4

 

The Basis of the Spiritual Path

In this teaching translated by Venerable Geshe Namgyal Gangchen of Drepung Monastery, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche gives a teaching on the nature of cyclic existence, the first of the Four Noble Truths as taught by Buddha Shakyamuni, as well as the six realms of suffering.

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/BasisSpiritualPath.mp4

 

The Principles of the Spiritual Path (Part 1 of 2)

In this teaching translated by Venerable Geshe Namgyal Gangchen of Drepung Monastery, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche gives a clear explanation on the Three Principal Aspects of the Path: renunciation, bodhicitta and the right view of emptiness.

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/PrincipleSpiritualPath1.mp4

 

The Principles of the Spiritual Path (Part 2 of 2)

In this teaching translated by Venerable Geshe Namgyal Gangchen of Drepung Monastery, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche gives a clear explanation on the Three Principal Aspects of the Path: renunciation, bodhicitta and the right view of emptiness.

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https://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/PrincipleSpiritualPath2.mp4

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  1. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 31, 2018 at 2:53 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

  2. Valentina Suhendra on Sep 20, 2018 at 5:35 am

    Be blessed with these rare videos featuring explanation and advice about Dorje Shugden practice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in his own voice. The teaching was requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the earliest masters who taught Tibetan Buddhism in the West.

    Video 1: H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche Explains Dorje Shugden Initiation and Benefits (With English Subtitles)

    Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was an erudite scholar, ritual master and practitioner of the highest degree from Tibet. At the request of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the pioneers who taught Tibetan Buddhism in America, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche gives clear explanation and advice about the life-entrustment initiation of Dorje Shugden and how to go about the practice and get the maximum benefits in this video.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzFMvlxAqtc&feature=youtu.be

    Video 2: H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche speaks on the History and Lineage of Dorje Shugden (With English Subtitles)

    In this video, an erudite scholar, ritual master and practitioner of the highest degree from Tibet, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche talks about the incarnation lineage of Dorje Shugden and how the practice arose, with examples of Dorje Shugden’s previous lives that reveal his powerful spiritual attainments and contributions. This very rare teaching was given at the request of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s student, Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the pioneers who taught Buddhism in the West to many disciples since the 1970s.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIzKSJgK618&feature=youtu.be

    For more information: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/kyabje-zong-rinpoches-advice-on-dorje-shugdens-practice.html

  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 6:41 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

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  4. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 19, 2018 at 8:44 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 10, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    Beautiful picture of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. It is amazing I was able to meet him and learn from him. It was such an amazing opportunity. Tsem Rinpoche

  6. Karma Denka on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:23 pm

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  7. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 20, 2017 at 12:28 am

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

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  8. Pastor Shin on Oct 19, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Do watch this short video of H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche 🙏

    https://video.tsemtulku.com/chat-videos/chat-1508414004.mp4


  9. MarcLim on Sep 30, 2017 at 11:28 am

    Great story of your 80s

  10. Valentina Suhendra on Sep 19, 2017 at 12:43 am

    Lama Yeshe was a very devoted student of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Lama Yeshe very much loved and respected Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and was the first lama to invite Kyabje Zong Rinpoche to the west. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche gave vast amount of empowerments, oral transmissions, teachings and sogtae of Dorje Shugden to many of Lama Yeshe’s senior students. Towards the end of Lama Yeshe’s fruitful life, he was in the hospital and physically shutting down. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was giving teachings in Switzerland and was requested to fly in which Kyabje Zong Rinpoche most graciously did. Here in this picture is Kyabje Zong Rinpoche doing special prayers for his student Lama Yeshe. Lama Yeshe was already partially paralyzed, but true to a meditation master, his mind was extremely clear and bright. You can see Lama Yeshe leaning towards Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in deep respect and devotion. Lama Yeshe practiced all the lineages, yidams, protectors such as Dorje Shugden given to him till the end of his life. He never gave up on any of his practices as he has great devotion to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and his other lamas. Lama Yeshe’s samaya with Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was so pure, intact and perfect till the end. A great inspiration.~Tsem Rinpoche

    耶喜喇嘛是至尊嘉杰宋仁波切的忠诚弟子。耶喜喇嘛十分敬爱嘉杰宋仁波切,他是第一位把宋仁波切邀请到西方弘法的上师。嘉杰宋仁波切曾为耶喜喇嘛的许多资深弟子传授灌顶、口传、教诲和多杰雄登托命灌顶。在耶喜喇嘛即将走完丰富人生旅程之际,他躺在医院病床上,身体已经逐渐衰败。当时正在瑞士弘法的嘉杰宋仁波切被邀请前去探望他,宋仁波切欣然答应了。这张照片显示嘉杰宋仁波切正为弟子耶喜喇嘛进行特殊的法会。耶喜喇嘛那时已经处于半瘫痪状态,但作为一位禅修大师,他的心识却极度清醒。在这张照片中,可见耶喜喇嘛以无限的敬意和依止心,把身体倾向宋仁波切。耶喜喇嘛终其一生都修持上师所传授的传承、本尊、护法修持如多杰雄登法门等。他从不放弃任何上师所传授的教法,因为他对嘉杰宋仁波切和其他上师均拥有极大的依止心。耶喜喇嘛由始至终都对嘉杰宋仁波切保持清净、完整和完美的三昧耶。这真是一个启发人心的典范。~詹杜固仁波切

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  11. Valentina Suhendra on Sep 18, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    I was 18 years old when this was taken back in 1983 in Los Angeles, California. Here I am in this photo with my most precious root guru, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. He has profoundly changed my life for the better forever. Not a day goes by I don’t think about him, love him, miss him and yearn for his presence and teachings. I meditate on him in my heart every single day.

    He was everything that a high Tibetan lama is said to be and more. From the moment I heard his name before meeting him from a friend who had met him already, faith instantly arose in me. Instantly faith arose in me. I did 100 prostrations to his picture everyday until I met him. I wanted to make a spiritual karmic connection with him so that when I met him, I can receive many teachings and that is why I made the prostrations. No other spiritual teacher although all of them were great has this sort of meteoric impact on me. It’s unexplainable.

    30 plus years down the line, my faith, respect and trust in Kyabje Zong Rinpoche is unshakable. I will always follow and practice what he has taught me and given me. I will never abandon my teacher or any practice he has given me no matter what obstacles come my way. No matter if my life is threatened, or I am disliked or segregated for following his instructions, I will never abandon any of his teachings. No other teacher will ever have me change my practice I have received from Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.

    May I meet Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in all my future lives too and come under his care. I forever bow to him and place the crown of my unworthy head to his feet. I will follow, meditate, trust and believe in my guru always.

    Humbly,
    Tsem Rinpoche

    这是我与我的至宝根本上师,至尊嘉杰宋仁波切于1983年在加利福尼亚洛杉矶拍下的合照。当年我18岁。他深刻地改变了我的生命,永恒地使我的生命变得更美好。没有那么一天,我不想起他,不珍爱他,不思念他,或是不切盼他的出现与教诲。每一天,我都在心中忆念嘉杰宋仁波切。他拥有人们眼中一个西藏高僧该具备的一切条件,甚至拥有更多。我从一个曾拜见嘉杰宋仁波切的朋友口中听见宋仁波切的殊胜名字,自那一刻起,我虽未见过仁波切一面,但信心即刻油然而生。在见到仁波切之前的每一天,我都向着他的法照顶礼一百遍,我想跟他结下法缘,那么等到见到他的时候,我能接受到大量的教诲。这是我每日顶礼的原因。其他所有上师固然殊胜,但没有一个像嘉杰宋仁波切那样对我造成犹如陨星撞击般的影响。这种感受无从解释。我对嘉杰宋仁波切的信心、敬重和信任,三十余载从未动摇。他教过我的,给过我的,我都会一直跟从并且实修。我永远不会背弃我的上师,或是背弃他赐予我的任何修行,不管我眼前出现什么阻难。即使我因为遵从他的指示而面对生命威胁,或遭受厌弃或排挤,我仍然不会背弃他的任何一个教诲。没有任何一位上师能够动摇嘉杰宋仁波切赐予我的修行。祈愿我生生世世都能遇见嘉杰宋仁波切并得到他的引导。我永世顶礼于嘉杰宋仁波切足下。我将永远遵从上师的教诲,忆念他,信任他,相信他。
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    སྤྱི་ལོ་༡༩༨༣ ལོར་ལོས་ཨེན་ཇེ་ལེ་ས་ཀལ་ལི་ཕོ་ནི་ཡ་(Los Angeles, California.) ནང་ང་ལོ་ ༡༨ ཡིན་པའི་སྐབས་ཀྱི་འདྲ་པར་རེད། འདྲ་པར་འདི་ནང་ང་དང་བདག་གི་རྩ་བའི་བླ་མ་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང་ལྷན་དུ་ཡོད། སྐུ་ཉིད་ཀྱི་གཏིང་ཚུགས་པའི་སྒོ་ནས་བདག་གི་མི་ཚེ་གཏན་དུ་བསྒྱུར་བར་འཕྲིན་ལས་བརྩོལ་ཡོད་པས། བདག་གིས་སོ་སོའི་རྩ་བའི་བླ་མར་དགའ་བ་མ་སྒོམ་པ་དང་། མི་དྲན་པ། ཁོང་གི་སྐོར་མ་བསམ་པ། ཁོང་གི་མདུན་ནས་སློབ་ཁྲིད་སོགས་ཞུ་འདོད་མེད་པ་ཉིན་གཅིག་ཀྱང་མེད།

    ཉིན་ལྟར་བདག་གིས་ཁོང་ཡིད་ལ་སྒོམ་གྱི་ཡོད། ཁོང་ནི་བོད་པའི་བླ་མ་མཁས་པ་ཞིག་ལ་ཚང་དགོས་པའི་ཡོན་ཏན་བླ་ན་མེད་པ་དང་ལྡན། བདག་གིས་ཁོང་མ་མཇལ་གོང་དུ་བདག་གི་གྲོགས་པོས་ཁོང་མཇལ་ཡོད་པས་ངའི་གྲོགས་པོའི་རྒྱུད་ནས་ཁོང་གི་མཚན་ཐོས་པ་ད་སྐབས་བདག་གི་སེམས་ནང་ལམ་སང་དད་པ་སྐྱེས། ཁོང་མ་མཇལ་བར་བདག་གིས་ཁོང་གི་སྐུ་པར་ལ་ཉིན་ལྟར་ཕྱག་ཚར་༡༠༠ འཚལ་གྱི་ཡོད། གང་ཡིན་ཟེར་ན། ཁོང་དང་ཆོས་ཀྱི་འབྲེལ་བ་ཡོང་བ་དང་ཁོང་མཇལ་ནས་ཆོས་མང་པོ་ཞུས་ཐུབ་པའི་ཕྱིར་ངས་ཕྱག་འཚལ་དགོས་དོན་དེ་འདྲ་ཡིན།

    བདག་གི་དགེ་བའི་བཤེས་གཉེན་རྣམས་ཁྱད་པར་དུ་འཕགས་པ་ཡིན་ཡང་བདག་ལ་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང་ནི་ཤིན་ཏུ་བཀའ་དྲིན་ཆེ། འདི་གསལ་བཤད་བྱེད་མི་ཐུབ། ལོ་ ༣༠ རྗེས་ལའང་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་མཆོག་ལ་ངས་དད་པ། རྩི་བཀུར། ཡིད་ཆེས་སོགས་གཡོ་བ་མེད་པ་རེད། ཁོང་གི་གནང་པའི་མཉམ་ལེན་དང་སྦྱོང་བརྡར་སོགས་བདག་གིས་དུས་རྟག་ཏུ་ཉམས་ལེན་བགྱིད། བདག་གི་ཆོས་ཉིད་ཀྱི་ལམ་དུ་བར་ཆད་ཆེ་ཆུང་གང་འདྲ་འཕྲད་ཀྱང་བདག་གི་དགེ་བའི་བཤེས་གཉེན་ཀྱིས་གནང་པའི་མཉམ་ལེན་དེ་དག་དུས་ནམ་ཡང་འདོར་གྱི་མིན།

    བདག་གི་མི་ཚེར་ཉེན་ཚབས་བཟོ་ནའང་། བདག་ལ་མ་དགའ་བ་བྱེད་ནའང་། ཡང་ན་བདག་གི་བླ་མའི་བཀའ་སྒྲུབ་པའི་ཕྱིར་བདག་དང་འབྲེལ་ཐག་གཅོད་ནའང་ཁྱད་མེད་བཞིན་བདག་གིས་བླ་མའི་བཀའ་དུས་ནམ་ཡང་མི་འདོར། ༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་སྐུ་མདུན་ནས་ཐོབ་པའི་མཉམ་ལེན་དང་བདག་གི་དད་པ་དམ་ཚིག་བླ་མ་གཞན་སུའང་ཞིག་གིས་འགྱུར་མི་ཐུབ། བདག་གི་ཚེ་ཕྱི་མར་ཡང་༧སྐྱབས་རྗེ་ཟོང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་མཇལ་བ་དང་ཁོང་སྐུ་མདུན་ནས་བྱམས་སྙིང་རྗེ་ཐོབ་པའི་རེ་སྨོན་ཡོད། ཁོང་གི་ཞབས་ཀྱི་པད་མོར་ཐུག་ཏེ་དུས་རྟག་ཏུ་གུས་ཕྱག་འཚལ། བདག་གིས་སོ་སོའི་བླ་མ་རྗེས་སུ་བཟུང་ཞིང་། ཡིད་ལ་སྒོམ་ཞིང་། རྒྱུན་དུ་དད་པ་དང་ཡིད་ཆེས་བགྱིད།

    གུས་པས་ཚེམས་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་ནས།།

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  12. marie pienne on Jul 31, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    growing up and listening to our gut feelings a great challenge. thanks for your teaching and sharing

  13. Renée Thibodeaux on Oct 3, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    Very beautiful Rinpoche, very beautiful story of devotion ♥

  14. Vinnie Tan on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    When I first met Rinpoche, I would have never thought that Rinpoche had such a interesting past.

    Whenever I share stories about Rinpoche with my friends, they would all say that Rinpoche is a very interesting monk. Because of that, they grew interest in Rinpoche’s blog just to read up more about Rinpoche.

    Some of them said that Rinpoche is a very different lama, and they would continue to read Rinpoche’s blog to get to know more about Dharma because through Rinpoche’s teaching it inspires them.

    Thank you Rinpoche for constantly inspiring all of us in every way.

  15. lETICIA eLICEA on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    I am interesting to have more information about it retreats, classes or seminars.

  16. tshewang zangmo on Jul 21, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    WOW looking difference and ya uniqueness too……

  17. kerry on Dec 4, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    Wow… what a pic… and a fantastic story Rinpoche… thanks for sharing. A familiar story of choice between worldly and spiritual success- the world is a better place for your choice… thank you.

  18. molly wiseman on Jul 10, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    I like this pic… TTR in reclining Buddha posture. hehe

  19. may chong on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Everyone of us are tring our best to eradicate future sufferings and many of us are caliing ourself ‘Buddhist”, however, how depth is the understanding of this religion to them ? I am for one, trying to improve day by day cultivations, can you enlighten me more and how should ‘I’ eradicate ‘I’ knowing that ‘ I ‘ do not exist ?

  20. stay hydrated get focused on May 4, 2011 at 3:41 am

    This is a very unique story that you came out of. very inspiring. Thanks for the post

  21. söve on Apr 7, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Thank u for posting.

  22. Teesra on Apr 7, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    It has always fascinated me to read new blogs and know more…

    Felt worth visiting this one.. Good work!

  23. jude on Apr 3, 2011 at 2:29 am

    The thing about this blog is the culture aspect.I like learning about other cultures.

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  24. travesti-tr on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:27 pm

    Nice post. Thanks for sharing. Keep it up
    travesti-tr

  25. Iks Shantidevi on Feb 27, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, it’s a great honor to be connected to you. Where is your base in Malaysia, I live in Indonesia, maybe someday I will come to visit you. Om Maha Buddhaya

  26. ST on Feb 14, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    You have to be the coolest Guru in the universe – leather jacket and all. Surprise that Joyce did not try to recruit you for the set in Saturday Night Fever with John Travolta and Olivia Newton John. Hey hey!

    But on a more serious note..they say it is all in the eyes of the beholder. If anyone says that you are any different today compared to your looks in the 80’s then they are suffering from holding a “wrong view”. To the attained/enlightened, the real you remains as GORGEOUS as ever!!!!

    I had been viewing your YouTube videos from day one to your most recent, I can truthfully say that the essence of you/your Dharma had completely overshadowed any physical change. Enough said before readers might say I am flattering Rinpoche.

  27. HENRY LAI on Jan 24, 2011 at 1:40 am

    Dear Rinpoche:
    I was borned in Vietnam. I contacted with Buddhist monks when I were the age of 15. My first Buddhist prayer book was Lotus Sutra-觀世音普門品;… then I joined Theravada set. I came to the United State in 1991 with family and Theravada chanting book. Just like you Rinpoche, My parents didn’t allow me to get involved with the temples or monks.
    But suprisingly they didn’t mind that I followed the Supreme Master ChingHai with meditation on inner “Light and Sound”. I don’t know when we get along very well. My Parents don’t mind that I go online searching Buddha Dharma and I found your website. Recently, I am really do chanting “Usnisa Vijaya Dharani” from http://www.dharanipitaka.net and http://www.bodetam.org. Thank you for your teaching online.

  28. Rodrigo Rinchen Dorje on Jan 21, 2011 at 12:04 am

    Você sempre foi um menino muito bonito heinnn! Meu ídolo agora e para sempre! Om Om Om…

  29. footiam on Nov 13, 2010 at 9:07 pm

    It would be nice if you have been a star first and then a monk.

  30. Carmen Koo on Oct 22, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    It has been slightly less than 2 weeks that I have been here in USA with the Bio Team. Although some of the information that was collected has been repeated across the spectrum of interviews conducted, it doesn’t bore me at all to listen to it over and over again. Instead, it always feels as if I’m hearing it for the first time as I always get the same goose-bump and numbing feelings. It amazes me on how strong Rinpoche’s persistence to do Dharma was and still is; and now I know that alot of the time, coincidence does not imply to the happenings around us. Things mostly happen for a reason; whether we believe it or not, and that reason can be attributed to all the karmic conditions that we have created for ourselves over many of our previous lifetimes, as well as our present one.

    Each day, I learn something new about myself, and about other people. Each day, I learn something new for me to advance on my spiritual journey, and that is because I am around people who never fail to teach me. I can see alot of Rinpoche’s virtuous traits being lived out by Rinpoche’s students. It is an honour to experience it first-hand.

    I enjoyed my time in Virginia. I mentioned it in the other post as well, but Aunt Meda and the DP girls were very very accommodating and a joy to be around. The White House was a great tourist visit (many thanks to Diane’s husband who arranged it), a slight distraction for us after a week of hardwork, but I am looking forward to the rests of the interviews we have lined up.

  31. yeongsp on Aug 25, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    Look like and you have turn me back to the ’80s, that’s how I remember the fashion you have. Now you have what you are today , how do you bring this days to your daily life ? You totally religion !” Om mani pah mei hom “

  32. Any Loke on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:24 am

    I just found out I’m on the wrong column.. oops.. sorry
    Any Loke

  33. Any Loke on Jul 30, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you for having such marvelous blog, for us to understand about Buddhism and the benefit of Puja especially for new people like me.
    But, everything went well until today. I was actually trying to bring one of my friend who is lost in direction ( depression ) to Kechara House for Setrap puja. Telling him about Setrap puja can help him to eliminate the negative effects on him. While explaining to this friend, my music school who is also a bud dist barge into our conversation and telling his opinion about puja. His explanation is really mystic.. He told us that puja is just like HIRING BODYGUARD. We can temporary ran away from the past effect( for Setrap is blocking all the other debtors that we have owe them previously ) that we have done and cut down the course that we are going to create. That will not pay back what we have course but to hire bodyguard to block for us..
    Well, I’m very new to Buddhism so please help me to understand about this subject.. Thank you again for bringing your teachings to Malaysia and letting me to have connection with Buddhism.
    Any Loke

  34. Allan Lee 李栢荣 on Jul 10, 2010 at 10:15 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche,
    Thank you for choosing to guide us here in Malaysia. It is a real blessing for us to have Rinpoche with us here. Had read Rinpoche’s short bio quite some time ago, and I really felt that Rinpoche had went through a great deal of physical and mental challenge during the younger days. I pay my greatest respect to Rinpoche for able to go through such a challenging childhood and yet Rinpoche did not give up on yourself. It is something not anyone can just do it like their normal daily lifestyle. What Rinpoche had shown us is really telling us how we should be grateful for what he are having now.
    We should not be too complacent with our current life as nothing is permanent. We should be thankful and change our mindset to put ourselves into greater cause and help people who are in need. Rinpoche’s blessing and being with us here will definitely make a great impact to Malaysians as we are now moving forward towards Rinpoche’s dream and vision of KWPC.
    With folded hands,
    Allan 🙂

  35. Small Rabbit on Jul 10, 2010 at 2:07 pm

    Dear Guruji, thank you for your compassion that weaves into these illusorry plays of each of us here and showing us the way home. I confess that it is really interesting for my mind to find out the ingredients of the courage that you and all the sages or seers or buddhas have demonstrated to search the self or buddha within and set the mind free from attachment to its endless matrix. When I was reading the book of autobiography of a yogi, my heart was wondering to meet a yogi and perhaps learn about what real yoga is without having to search far, and here you are, right in Klang Valley. Dear Rinpoche,Please lead us to enter the sacrad gateway of vajrayana with perfect ease. Thank you, Omh~~

  36. Lim Han Nee on Jul 10, 2010 at 11:16 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    I have just returned from a visit to my mother,who’s in a nursing home.She’d suffered a stroke a while ago and her condition has been deteriorating quite fast. Yesterday, the Home called to say she was in a critical condition. Late yesterday evening and this morning, she appears to be better.
    I feel compelled to respond once again this blog of Rinpoche’s in response to my feelings regarding my mum at this final stage of her life.
    Dear Rinpoche, just as you have said that Pabongkha Rinpoche lived the Lamrim, so too do you live the Lamrim and the Dharma.You have ever so often taught us about forgiving others and letting go of the hurt they have inflicted on us.You have also taught us to remember the kindness of our mothers and the people around us.You told us that if not for anything else, we should remember the kindness of our mothers who carried us in their wombs for nine months and suffered all the pain and discomfort that accompanies pregnancy.
    You have gone to great lengths to express your gratitude to those who have been kind to you, eg, your paternal grandmother, your uncle and aunt and cousins and friends and above all your Gurus.
    Here in this blog,alone, you have expressed your love and devotion to Geshe Tsultrim Gyelsten, your first guru and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, your Root Guru, whom you said , changed your entire life.
    You have also shown us how you love and have let go and forgiven those who have hurt you, eg,your Mother who gave you away for adoption, and your stepparents who abused you and refused to let you practice the Dharma.
    Dear Rinpoche, as a student of my most precious and compassionate Lama, I’d like to express my heartfelt gratitude to your mother for not aborting you, but instead bore you for nine months and gave birth to you. Without this kind act of hers, all your students here and all over the world and all the people everywhere would not have this precious opportunity of receiving the Dharma from a most powerful and awesomely great teacher.
    Dear Rinpoche,you have touched me to look at my mother with great love and deep gratitude for her kindness and love to me and my sister and brother. And I now want to repay her for her kindness through my Guru Devotion and my Dharma practice.
    Through you I have learnt to forgive her for the hurt she caused me, in separating me from my paternal grandma who had nurtured me for many years of my childhood and whom I loved/love very much.
    Thank you Rinpoche from the bottom of my heart.
    Lim Han Nee

  37. Joy Kam on Jul 10, 2010 at 5:12 am

    Rinpoche, you will always be MY HOLLYWOOD STAR!
    It is no doubt that Rinpoche you are extraordinary and to have such strong Dharma imprint even when you were so young. Your story in not the same like any other Lamas’ because Rinpoche actually was the one who went to look for the Dharma and was not taken a way since birth to become that “Golden Chil”. And I think because of what Rinpoche went through that is why Rinpoche can today touch so many people’s lives, because they can relate to it.
    Although Rinpoche is now no longer slim, Rinpoche is giving us the biggest Dharma teaching of our lives where People will Love who you, not how you look because of your Kindness and the love you have shown to others through your none judgmental, unconditional selfless being. And look at Rinpoche now.. I am sure if Joyce ever stumble upon Rinpoche’s website, she will be amazed by who Rinpoche have become today. One day I am sure someone will make a movie on Rinpoche. But in any case you are will always be OUR HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY! Rinpoche you look like an Asian James Dean in this picture!

  38. Lin Kechara on Jul 10, 2010 at 3:27 am

    The first thing which caught my eye was Rinpoche’s picture, the abundance of hair, high nose, bomber jacket and snazzy jeans – young, handsome and not like a preconceived notion of what a Rinpoche should usually look like!! But of course heading on, the visual recedes and what grabs you is Rinpoche’s dedication in following his Dharmic calling.
    I could never imagine myself running away and hitchhiking across the United States! I have driven many years ago across North America and that trans-American journey was more than enough adventure for me! It took us 7 days driving non-stop and I cannot imagine what it must have been like for Rinpoche. His brief description of eating apples, sleeping out in the cold, I think is only the “tip of the iceberg” of what he went through.
    Knowing Rinpoche now, I can see in him his immense dedication and I truly believe he can be whatever he chooses to be. It is our good fortune that he chose to be a monk to benefit us and I feel truly blessed he is among us here in Malaysia, giving us what we really need – Compassion! Dharma! Instead of watching another John Wayne?!!

  39. Dino Goh on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:56 am

    This blog is to tell us we are dealing with a real Lama (Rinpoche) who has a pass. And He’s not embarrassed to share to us all. Even it’s the most difficult time, experiencing poor, hunger and homeless, He’s very determined in finding his goal of his life.
    This is Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, my beloved Guru. Coming from such a background, he chooses Malaysia to be his home and teaching Dharma, how fortunate we are to receive it from someone like him, someone with the background and lineage from Gaden Monastery and his root guru Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.
    I’m lucky to be his student today; otherwise, he might be a superstar by now in Hollywood, haha! ~

  40. Gimlee on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:48 am

    Looks can be deceiving…
    Who could imagine a young James Dean’s twin brother in the picture (hehe or is it Andy Lau’s ? ) would choose to be a Buddhist monk! Then again… it’s all in his plan… the mere reason for his running away from New Jersey is to be in Dharma…
    If we contemplate it more, we’ll gather that Rinpoche is just continuing his journey to teach Dharma & benefiting others; it’s obvious, as we all know now that he was later confirmed by H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama to be the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse known as Gedun Nyedrak. ( http://tsemtulku.com/biography/brief-biography/ )
    For sure he is not a normal person, the exceptional ways how he teach Dharma (not forgetting the hi-tech ‘tools’ he uses like youtube videos, blogs & twitter) and his incomparable compassionate acts towards all (other beings included…) is a proof that he is a real Bodhisattva who takes rebirth again and again just to guide the foolish monsters like me (as Yoke Fui said… definitely!); the ignorant who stubbornly clinging on to short-lived happiness that binds us in this never ending circles of disappointments, anger, greed, pain…

  41. David Loh on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:06 am

    Rinpoche’s love for dharma is so great and his perseverance to ‘get’ the dharma he so loved is very encouraging. I would never have been so ‘brave’ eventhough I too have never experienced a good childhood and upbringing and has never been really happy even for a day in my samsaric life. How I wish all can choose and end up doing what we love doing.
    Rinpoche’s childhood and trials and turbulent past prepares him well for spreading the dharma because he has seen it all and was able to connect with all walks and all types of people. His good looks helped too. He he. I’ve had friends asking ‘ do you know that there’s a very good looking Tibetan monk….he’s a model before and now he’s the head honcho of this place called Kechara…’. Thats’ how I got to know about Kechara and Rinpoche.
    Brought up in a family who are taoists and a father who changes religion like changing cars, nothing sticks and stays on for long. One day we are taoists another day we are buddhists and another we are born again Christians. Like what the Buddha has said ” nothing is certain but, death is.”
    You people out there; consider yourselves very lucky and blessed if you have a guru like Rinpoche.
    Rinpoche’s works will always be remembered long after he’s gone and his legacy will never be surpassed.

  42. Lim Han Nee on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:40 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    I will forever be haunted by the vision of you at 16 running away from home because of your deep love of the Dharma – homeless with 2 bags, one holding all your dharma books and statues and the other the sum total of your worldly possessions, a few items of clothing; how,at night you had to sleep with your shoes on and holding your 2 bags, on an ‘island’ between two flows of heavy traffic of two highways.If you had foolishly slept by the highway, you would have fallen prey to predators of lost young men for drug-trafficking or prostitution.
    There was never any contradiction in your choices of a ‘career’- to be an actor or to be a monk,because whatever it was, all that you thought of was your cherished wish to benefit the Dharma. Indeed, today we see you employ your fine skills of acting to bring the profound teachings of the Buddha to all the people of this age so effectively.
    Lim Han Nee

  43. Josephine Tan on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    Sometimes it’s really hard to believe that Rinpoche has gone through such a challenging life, which is just like in the movies where he is the main actor (even the picture here looked like a movie star posing and it’s such a nice picture).
    For dharma, Rinpoche had suffered at a very young age, running away (not only once but three times), hitchhiking across the US, slept on the streets with no money and food to eat and working endless jobs just to make ends meet. Well, Rinpoche’s life story really and truly inspires many many people all around the globe. It shows that through perseverance and devotion for his guru and the dharma, one is really able to achieve even the toughest challenges that come along the way in ones life.
    Thank you Rinpoche for choosing to become what you are today and spreading the dharma to benefit many sentient beings.

  44. Grace L on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:50 pm

    I am a mother to a 16 yr old . I cannot imagine doing anything to her that will force her to leave home. I cannot possibly imagine how if my “baby girl” was made to wonder around in a big cold city , hungry and “lost” . It must have been a really dreadful experience for Rinpoche at that moment in life ! So young and lonely !
    But fortunately for the existence of Dharma centres to “rescue” Rinpoche and guide you to your real “mission” in life ! It was also a very wise advice from Zong Rinpoche to suggest Rinpoche to be a monk – as the truth is very apparent that you have been(and continue to be) a great INSPIRATION to many many people and a TRUE BENEFIT to all sentient beings !

  45. Janice on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, my friend in Penang remembers you very well. She said that she remembers Rinpoche’s name because of one of the most impressionable Dharma talks which she attended when she was learning about Buddhism more than 10 years ago was by Rinpoche. However, she was not sure whether it is the same Rinpoche (in her own words) because she looked at some of Rinpoche’s photos in the various websites and that she said you seemed to have put on quite a lot of weight. Your name and talk has left such an imprint on Ping Ling’s mind that she instantly recognized our KP outlet in Penang when she drove past. So I told her she should look at your Blog and see the photo of you in the 80’s! Ping Ling says Buddhism practice has helped in her so many ways and through so many tests. She is now taking her Masters in Buddhism.

  46. SK Yap on Jul 9, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    The 80’s sure look vibrant, fun and fantastic from Rinpoche’s picture. Living in the most hip and happening part of Hollywood, young Rinpoche still managed to keep his commitments, do his practice and prostrations, and at the same time, hang out with his friends. Young Rinpoche can very much focus on his practice, work to support himself, pay his own rent, without any distraction and adults assisting him.
    Compare to teenagers in our country, we definitely have it easy! This makes us spoilt and we don’t really appreciate what we have.
    Anyway, thank Buddha that the secretary of Thubten Dhargye Ling kept losing Joyce’s contact. Otherwise, the young Rinpoche would have become some famous actor in the US and Kechara along with its beneficial 12 departments would not have manifested here in Malaysia.
    PAUL

  47. Lyn on Jul 9, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    It is so cool to see Rinpoche as a young man this way. Personally for me I find this past image of him so refreshing in many ways for me. Seeing this different version of Rinpoche doesn’t deem him any less normal but has in fact heightened for me his humanity and relevance in this modern age. He has been there, done that. So what he has to say today is ever more powerful and thought provoking, which in turn makes practicing the Dharma ‘happening’. He is to me a Dharma hero and a true ‘American Idol’. Be still my heart.

  48. lthium2 on Jul 9, 2010 at 1:21 pm

    Many times I heard/read about how highly attain beings can manifest or reincarnate in to many forms. I would brush it aside or just skip through that section. To date I think Rinpoche’s life is one that I found and experienced that could closely match my own concept of manifestation high being.
    His early life as a teenager paves the way for his later teaching or could be use as real life case studies by his students.
    The photo of his early years in Malaysia/Singapore as skinny as church rats teaches us about renunciations of worldly comforts for Dharma.
    His glamorous good looking period shows us how he can manifest into another form to attract spiritual barbarian like many of us. So that no shopping bags would drop and no female barbarian would scream when they met him on the aisle of typical Malaysian low cost apartment…. No one would call the police to report about some weirdo in the neighborhood dress inappropriately!
    When I met him in person, He is in semi wrathful form with a “Jangut Kambing”….
    Finally few days ago he gives teaching on how we “individualize” ours problem and about how we would suffer due to our “projection” on how things should be… and on what the actual Tibetans beauty concept on Lama’s “holy meat”… His current form!
    In short it shows us how he will transform in various from to suite difference need despite of rumors being spread about him just to propagate Dharma. His only intention in this rebirth.

  49. David Lai on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:02 am

    I think that the reason why Rinpoche would make it big as an actor is because Rinpoche is street smart, hyper-observant of people’s behaviour and have an uncanny ability to mimic certain believable character quirks. On top of the, Rinpoche have a fantastic memory for scripts and could improvise very well.
    Often, Rinpoche would love to re-enact the emotionally impactual scenes from famous black and white classic movies like Whatever Happened to Baby Jane. That is perhaps one of Rinpoche most favourite movie. Although an old classic but the actress were old and the plot and lines were edgy for its time. The two leading actresses hated each other in real life and brought it beautitifully on to the screen. Rinpoche loves powerful acting like that and could do those parts easily.

  50. han on Jul 9, 2010 at 1:21 am

    Reading Tsem Rinpoche life story regardless 70’s or 80’s. There were infused with Dharma and strong GURU DEVOTION. The consistency in practicing dharma and guru devotion throughout whole life of Rinpoche.
    Tsem Rinpoche has the great merits to meet his root guru Zong Rinpoche,
    What a big change in between an actor/singer or monk? Even Tsem Rinpoche intention to became actor was to support the monasteries, he just wanted to benefit the dharma.
    From this scenario, i realised Rinpoche did the same advice to the students sometimesj, if your business is good and even you are not 100% in dharma but your business can support the dharma. Ripoche may advice certain students, he or she best to quit his wordly job and be 100% in dharma.
    We are so grateful to meet Tsem Rinpoche and he shows us the path to be spiritual and yet do not need to change outwardly.

  51. ruby on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:28 am

    Yes, Yoke Fui, we must make a documentary of Rinpoche’s life story from the pictorial biography that is being done now. It will be so interesting. A picture paints a thousand words, but a film paints a million words! Every great being has a film done on their life story and trust me, none I have seen can be as inspiring as our Rinpoche’s life story; errrr, maybe Mahatma’s Gandhi’s. I watched it three times and each was almost 3 hours and was in awe thoroughout the movie. Imagine this: in KWPC, visitors go into a theatre to watch this documentary for say 20 mins, then walk into a gallery to view a pictorial life story (to reinforce what they just watched) followed by the humble beginnings of KH till the manifestation of KWPC. How exciting!

  52. Susan Lim on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:26 pm

    Dear Ngeow
    I like the point you brought up…about how Rinpoche truly forgive his parents. Many of us will reveal the unhappy stories and replay it in our heads like a broken record. Then worse still, we play out these negative actions on to people in our lives..be it our partners, children or friends. The cycle never ends!
    Rinpoche certainly doesn’t have memory lapse but instead, he forgive, and use the lesson to do all he can so others do no experience what he went through. I remember Rinpoche’s advice that the person in front of us now that we are acting out is NOT THAT person who hurt us long ago.. THAT person could have been long gone…but we allow it to still be alive in us and control every aspect of our lives. Why do we do that? Just STOP.

  53. ng yew seng on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    What an inspiring story. Rinpoche wasn’t born into a throne but lived a teenage life full of challenges. Faced with so many different scenarios and decisions, Rinpoche consistently choose the path of dharma. Choices that weren’t forced but made out of love for the dharma. Is it because of those choices that we now have the fortune to be cared for , thought for and guided for by Rinpoche. It all started with a choice. I do hope that I would have the courage and blessing to be able to make the same choices that would benefit me and others in the future

  54. deborah on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:21 pm

    When I was first asked to sit in an audience and the first time I would meet Rinpoche, I thought ok, it’ll be like a meeting with the Chairman in a boardroom. I expected to see a monk, a holy man in robes who would come in and preach. I would be just another face in the crowd, although it would be hard to miss me, for obvious reasons. The first thing Rinpoche did when he sat down was to look straight at me and say..”Deborah?…” “Hi”… with a little wave. The gesture caught me totally by surprise. Good thing I was sitting down. I immediately felt welcomed and at ease by Rinpoche and listening to him throughout the night was very entertaining and eventful. He knew just how to cater to the surrounding and how to reach his audience through his words and wisdom. Kechara is gifted and blessed to have Rinpoche with them

  55. mayy on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:39 am

    Rinpoche come across as a great master with a holy mission that he wants to accomplish so much so to benefit many in a fastest space of time if can. He epitomizes the true meaning of selflessness, compassion and loving care. He chose to come back under such difficult circumstances, to endure broken homes, exile, abuse, torment, resistance and violent attempts to deny him dharma practice. His strength of character, persistence and absolute faith made him what he is today, a prominent, inspiring, humorous and no nonsense guru who is also a true friend. Rinpoche’s command of English, together with his modern style of transmitting teachings, without diluting any of the essence of the ancient teachings, makes learning easier and so much more fun. He is not afraid to use whatever methods necessary that is beneficial to the practice of dharma.
    My deepest gratitude to HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche for his understanding, loving care, patience and guidance in leading us along this spiritual path.

  56. Margaretlee on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:59 pm

    When I met rinpoche in 2001, Rinpoche was in his layman clothes. He was slim, tall and was wearing tight jeans exactly like in this photo, except his hair was shorter. His assitant told me that he was a monk but just dressed in layman clothes for a reason. I thought to myself , a monk?
    This is our Rinpoche. He is who he is. Nothing can stop his wish to be close to the Dharma. Imagine what we would be doing at the age of 16? How many times Rinpoche was offered opportunities to persue personal fame and wealth? He just loved to work in the dharma center. This is already a clear sign that Rinpoche has very strong Dharmic imprints. Though I strongly believe that even if he would have chosen the glamour path in the Hollywood, he would still be sharing dharma with all the bitchy samsaric celebrities. It will be only our lost here in Malaysia.
    Rinpoche has shared with some of us that all that he wanted at that time was to run away from his family and go to California where he thought he would get a job and earned enough money to buy himself a plane ticket to India, to be back to the monastery. His encounter with his root guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was a turning point in his life. When the divination came out that he should go to india and became a monk, he said yes without any hesitation. His guru devotion is undeniable, it is this guru devotion that always stand out vividly whenever I think of Rinpoche.

  57. wong kok thai on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:26 pm

    Dear Rinpoche ,
    Thank you for sharing your young time experiences with us , you go through so much suffer because you want dharha so much and you hitchhiked from New Jersey to California during your 16 years old and met you root guru Kyabje Zong Rinpoche at Thubten Dhargye Ling who change your life and you choose to be monk instead of an actor because your guru said your guru said that you will benefit other if you become a monk .
    Thank you for decide to stay and teaching dharma in Malaysia , you build kechara house (http://www.kechara.com/) and 13 dept for difference mind to practice dharma without go through same tough experiences like you .
    Yours sincerely ,
    Wong kok thai

  58. Cheryl on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    many suffered and fallen. a few suffered and became stronger. these are people who have seen real life and understand each lessons, instead of being in despair and questioning, “why me?” and with their strength and wisdom, they spread to others in hope they will not turn to darkness but to continue spreading goodness to the world.

  59. David Lai on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    I couldn’t agree more with what Paris and Yoke Fui had said regarding Rinpoche. We are so lucky that you didn’t get the contact and also we are so fortunate that Rinpoche’s decided to take the hard road so one can be a monk and be beneficial to so many of us here in Malaysia and beyond. It is just so rare to find a monk or Lama like Rinpoche who grew up in the land of distraction like America and work oneself upstream to India to become a monk. I find that point most inspirational because there is nothing in Rinpoche’s culture or upbringing that encourages that.
    I guess that is why, Rinpoche is so highly regarded in the monastery. Even in Gaden monastery, Rinpoche did not settle to be just one of the monks but actively sought to assist the monks and find sponsorship by writing hundreds of letters a month. In every part of Rinpoche’s life, there is just so much to be inspired by. So please write more about your life and share with all of us. It is really very inspirational.

  60. KYC on Jul 7, 2010 at 8:11 am

    I’m glad Rinpoche did not become an actor. Otherwise, there would be no Kechara House, no KWPC, no dharma for many of us. It is our good karma also to meet Rinpoche and have some purpose in life. I agree with what the others in the above posts said about Rinpoche putting dharma first. When he went to clubs it was to bring dharma to people, not to enjoy himself. His life is an example of how one can overcome hardships and obstacles if one is sincere about practising dharma. I think everyone has learned something from Rinpoche’s autobiography. I learned not to be afraid.

  61. Bonita Khoo on Jul 6, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    There is no doubt that Dharmapala Setrap Chen had a hand in Rinpoche not getting the call from Joyce, the casting agent with Paramount Pictures. Should Rinpoche had gotten that call Rinpoche would have become some one famous in Hollywood and the big screens.
    Rinpoche’s strong imprints from previous incarnations and Rinpoche’s strong motivation in wanting to learn and practice the dharma had the upper hand too.
    No matter what difficulties, obstacles and physical abuse that Rinpoche endured while hitch-hiking from New Jersey to California, never once had Rinpoche lost sight of Rinpoche’s dream of wanting to learn the dharma. Also due to strong Guru Devotion, Rinpoche had met some of the most elite high lamas in USA like Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche who changed Rinpoche’s whole life!
    Despite all the attractions Hollywood can offer, Rinpoche chose to be ordained in the monastery. A lucky and auspicious event for us the lucky ones in Malaysia!
    Thank you very much, Rinpoche, for being here for every one of us!

  62. Nicholas Yu on Jul 6, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    Rinpoche’s journey to learn dharma was never easy during the young age. It’s really inspired me because Rinpoche has chosen this challenging way to meet the dharma. This could be one of the ways to teach us to appreciate the condition that we have and what to wait or waste. Through the hard time Rinpoche never give up and never show any anger but show love & care instead. Not being an actor should be a destined. Rinpoche compassion, devotion and guru samaya is unbreakable like a vajra. I believe Rinpoche doesn’t need to do so but this is Rinpoche compassion and ways of teaching. Using Rinpoche real life experience to make people realize. Rinpoche is a real Mahasiddha. I prostrate.
    Thank you for the teaching Rinpoche.

  63. Yokefui on Jul 6, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    For once , I would like to thank the secretary of Thubten Dhargye Ling for not practicing mindfulness. Can’t imagine where all the “monsters” of KH would be if he were to pass the contact number of Paramount Studio to young Burcha Bugayeff.
    Every time I read Rinpoche’s life story , I can’t help feeling this is really like fiction. Anyone that has gone through what Rinpoche went through would be emotionally scared only a mind with powerful imprints of spiritual attainments can come out untouched and on top of it become even stronger.
    I hope one day we can make a movie based on Rinpoche’s life story….
    This movie will be screened to all visitors at KWPC to inspire people.

  64. Sandy Clarke on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    You’re life is so intriguing in so many ways. With even the most erratic of circumstance and turbulent twists and turns, you’ve shown us that it is always possible to remain strong in the Dharma without exception.
    You’re example is extremely refreshing as a spiritual guide, and as much respect as I have for the likes of Jesus, I don’t think he had many model agencies chasing after him…
    Though, I’m quite sure that if you went back, there’d be offers of a photoshoot on your return!
    Thank you for being such a inspiration for us all, and thank you for your openness and warm sincerity.
    Kindest Regards,
    Sandy

  65. ngeowchin on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    I doubt many of us would reveal so much about ourselves especially when there are lots of unhappy moments in our history.
    Rinpoche’s family history n bio makes him real and serves the purpose of inspiring us that even though the odds were against him , as long as one has purpose and clear about it ,what seems impossible becomes possible.He never gave up to walk the holy path and never stopped creating the causes for it to happen.
    A lot of us probably have better circumstances which should have given us a head start in our spiritual journey but we wasted the opportunities.At the slightest encounter of difficulties,we give up and blame others and the world, wallowing in self pity and excuses.
    Unless we can truly forgive ,like Rinpoche to his parents, we will not be able to move on and will remain bitter for life.
    There is much for us to reflect and learn from his examples here.

  66. Sharon Saw on Jul 6, 2010 at 5:02 am

    This is one of the most poignant posts about Rinpoche’s family that I have read. We all have strong feelings about our mothers – somehow the link with our mothers is often stronger, maybe because we were in our mother’s body for the first nine months of our lives. From no fault of Rinpoche, he is ostracised by his mother.
    While Rinpoche has suffered so much from his being abandoned by his birth mother, mistreated by his first and second foster families and the ensuing confusion over his real identity, Rinpoche has transformed his anguish into a Dharma teaching.
    Instead of blaming his parents, childhood or circumstances, Rinpoche always stresses that he has no ill-feelings towards them because they did the best they could under their own circumstances. Rinpoche tells us that we should not blame our past circumstances for our shortcomings or failures and instead, take responsibility for our present in order to create our future.

  67. Sharon Saw on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:58 am

    Rinpoche’s teenage years in LA is especially inspiring because of Rinpoche’s seemingly ordinary outlook yet Rinpoche’s extraordinary motivation. LA is probably the last place anyone would go to find spirituality yet in that sprawling city of makebelieve and hollywood dreams, Rinpoche managed to find Thubten Dhargye Ling and the great Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen who introduced him to his root Guru, HH Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.
    Even though the teenage Rinpoche loved clubbing, he would never fail to do his daily sadhanas. A group of us who are working on Rinpoche’s biography interviewed some of Rinpoche’s old friends who knew Rinpoche in LA. One of them was a lady called Diane who told us that even after a night out, Rinpoche would call her at home and they would literally do their sadhanas together on the phone! She also told us that even though Rinpoche would go out clubbing, somehow, he would end up talking to Dharma to people they met in the clubs. These stories really reflect Rinpoche’s true nature and priorities in life, which was his love for the Dharma and wishing to benefit others. Do read more about Rinpoche’s life in LA here http://tsemtulku.com/biography/living-in-la/.

  68. susan on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:04 pm

    Have you every heard of any 16 year olds, running away to be in Dharma?! ZERO in my experience. I’ve heard common stories of 16 year olds, running away for relationships, addictions, etc… but not for Dharma. Well, the only other person I know of who escaped from home was Prince Siddharta, and for the same reason!
    Rinpoche did not have any support from his family, on top of that, he received persecutions in the form of physical, mental, emotional abuse yet he did not allow that experience to deter him in anyway. That says alot as to Rinpoche’s focus in life and how he wish to use his life. Whatabout me and you? What is our focus and priority in life? We have beautiful Kechara House today.
    If Rinpoche didn’t pursuit Dharma, we would NOT have Kechara House organisation and the many opportunities to learn and practice. Let’s serve others via Kechara House just like how Rinpoche served his beloved Guru before via Thubten Dhargye Ling when he was a teenager.

  69. Paris on Jul 5, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    I know i posted already but i have a big mouth… and so:
    The LA stories are my most favourite stories about a time when Rinpoche finally had the freedom to practise Dharma, receive teachings and finally connect to Zong Rinpoche and Gaden Monastery. There is something spectacular in knowing how Rinpoche just so spontaneously connected to these great teachers, lineage and monastery in the most unlikely places – the hedonistic 1980s of Los Angeles and a suburb in New Jersey! This could only be the result of some powerful karma, Rinpoche’s strong aspirational prayers from a previous life and of course, the imprints of a most powerful being.
    In the heart of all the 1980s, madonna, discos, late night parties, Rinpoche never lost his focus and passion for Dharma. No matter how late he got home, he would still stay up to finish his sadhana. Sometimes, he would even come home at about 2am to do his sadhana, and then go out again to the next party! That’s real dedication of a level that many of us should be aspiring towards.
    It is also proof that we can do Dharma no matter how “busy” we are or whatever we’re doing. Rinpoche was working 3 jobs simultaneously, serving his Guru, had a full social life… but he never gave up his commitments, or forgot his sadhana and service to the Dharma centre. It shows us more strongly than ever that it is never about whether we can do it or not – it is how much we want it.

  70. May Ong on Jul 5, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    HE Tsem Rinpoche reflects the teachings in the Lamrin.
    It is said that a person will be born good looking if they have planted certain good karmic seeds in their previous lives. Rinpoche was that when he was young. Due to the strong imprints in his past Buddhistic teachings and practise, he would have achieved certain stages of enlightenment and with such mind, he can choose to return to the world as a rich and powerful influential person.
    However he did nothing of that sort. Instead he choose to re-live differently by choosing the harder path to live through samsara like anyone of us so he can be able to understand our present lifestyle, behaviors and minds to benefit us in layman Dharma teachings.
    We at Kechara is very blessed by the Buddhas for them to send Rinpoche to this part of the world to help us.

  71. Anila on Jul 5, 2010 at 6:42 am

    *thubten dhargye ling

  72. Anila on Jul 5, 2010 at 6:41 am

    Before Rinpoche became a monk he was staying in the centre in Los Angeles called Thubten Dargje Ling. He had run away from his parents because he was not allowed to practice Dharma in his step parents house. He was abused when they found out that he goes to any dharma center. He had no money. So he had to stay in Hollywood and stayed in the dharma center to do part-time work. Rinpoche was a very attractive man then. He was asked to do modeling. He was not sure whether to do modeling or become a monk to benefit the dharma center more. He has asked Zong Rinpoche to do divination. Zong Rinpoche became a monk and now Kechara House can benefit more people with him as our permanent Spiritual Director. He came to Malaysia sent by Lati Rinpoche to raise funds for Ganden Monastery monks.

  73. Shirleymayatan on Jul 5, 2010 at 12:14 am

    Rinpoche may dress like us, walk like us, sound like us and even go through some of the same experiences as us, but Rinpoche is nothing like us. This is something that stands out vividly every time I read or hear Rinpoche’s life story. Rinpoche was offered plenty of opportunities towards personal fame, wealth and gain. However, Rinpoche chose to serve the world instead of just serving himself. Rinpoche chose the harder life over the easy life, all for the Dharma because Rinpoche realizes that serving others is more supreme than just indulging in his own needs, desires or wants. More than anything else, Rinpoche knows that only with Dharma can everyone be saved. Therefore, Rinpoche has given up his own life in order for us to have everlasting happiness – which is the life of loving kindness and wisdom. In our everyday life, we can’t even give up our bad moods or anger or dislikes for someone else, and yet Rinpoche has done so much. It makes me think much deeper about what my life has been all about and what I need to do to transform myself. Being with Rinpoche, watching Rinpoche is very much like witnessing the Lamrim unfold before my very eyes. I will not lose this precious opportunity and will work harder to improve. Thank you so much, Rinpoche.

  74. PGdiamond on Jul 4, 2010 at 10:10 pm

    At a young age, Rinpoche already had the aspiration to be in dharma. Although Rinpoche faced so many difficulties and had been abused by his parents for his love to dharma, Rinpoche did not take the easy way out to be a Hollywood star, but had followed his Guru’s instructions by choosing to be a monk which is more beneficial than being an actor.
    We are very fortunate to have Rinpoche here with us in Malaysia to guide and help us in our spiritual path and to help transformed the lives of so many people. It is always very inspirational to read Rinpoche’s biography to propel us further in our own dharma practice.

  75. Girlie on Jul 4, 2010 at 10:52 am

    Young Rinpoche in tight jeans and leather jacket was just like any other teenager in the ‘80s but the difference was Rinpoche already had aspirations to be in Dharma. How he went against his step-parents and running away from home was just atypical of youngsters at that time. He braved all weather conditions and struggled on … and found his guru who changed his life. Had it not been for Rinpoche’s courage and wish to serve the Dharma, we would not be the lucky lot to have him as our Spritual Guide. Thank you Rinpoche for taking that 1st step out of the house and putting both legs into Dharma. You alone have changed the lives of so many, and I am one of them. You have taught me that if one person (You) can change the lives of so many, what more if many more people join in the “crusade”.

  76. chia on Jul 4, 2010 at 7:00 am

    No matter how many time listen about rinpoche childhood story, I always has tear corner at my eye. Rinpoche is real living example for the dharma practitioner. For dharma, he has sacrificed so much; left his step parent home from New Jersey hitchhiked to California and stayed at Thubten Dhargye Ling. In between he’s slept at the street and beg for the food when his hungry. Even stayed at the dharma center, rinpoche has to work few part time jobs to support himself. He never gave up his dharma practice, consistent in his dharma practice until he become fully ordained monk at India Gaden Shartse monastry.
    These are all the good qualities which encourage me never give up dharma easily. Rinpoche always show many love and kindness to many of his student even for other people when they need help. Although rinpoche was abuse by the nanny and step parent take of him. His unhappy childhood never cause him become unhappy people. He’s always tries many ways to help people and make other happy. His is the real lama always try to liberate many sentient being.
    Regards,
    Chia

  77. angel sh ooi on Jul 4, 2010 at 12:05 am

    Dearest: Rinpoche
    You look FANTASTIC on this photo, and i LOVE it. As an ordinary person young and good looking, mostly will rather to choose to be a celebrity, BUT Rinpoche You are very very SPECIAL. Because of YOUR KINDNESS AND COMPASSION, Rinpoche You rather choosen to become a monk and went thru all difficulties,the purpose is to benefit all sentient beings. I really ADMIRE Rinpoche.
    Rinpoche use to give us dharma teachings,keep on reminding us must let go our selfish mind and attachment . May i pray that under Rinpoche’s guidence and care, i am able to realize better and put into practice,and share with others how inportant we need mind transformation.
    Love: angel

  78. Irene Lim on Jul 3, 2010 at 10:28 pm

    Rinpoche is destined to be amongst us to teach and guide us. I felt the presence of the protection of our protector, Setrapchen. Rinpoche did not get to connect on the phone with Joyce, the casting agent of Hollywood is the work of our Protector. If Rinpoche had picked up that call he would not have been here with us here today. He would be some kind of big time Hollywood star making big bucks; perhaps he would be the big time sponsor of Gaden, Drepung , Sera Monastery as well as H.H. the 14th Dalai Dalai. We are extremely fortunately Rinpoche is with us here today!
    Otherwise, there would not be a Kechara House and 12 other departments today. One of Rinpoche’s endeavours in this region is to promote world peace through vegetarianism. Vegetarianism prevents animal cruelty, reduce globlal warming, environmental care, instill moral discipline for a kinder personality and for the better health of community. In the aspect of social responsibility, Rinpoche has also taken the role to feed the poor and finding job for them through Kechara Soup Kitchen. This is to name a few of his accomplishments and I am certain, it will not just stop here. The list will go on and on…….
    He is amazingly compasionate!

  79. Cynthia Lee on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    What is inspiring about Rinpoche’s story is that all the abuse, pain and sufferings that Rinpoche went through is for the sake of Dharma and not due to Rinpoche’s bad karma. If we think deeper, since Rinpoche has stressed about control of rebirth, I feel Rinpoche chosed this life for a deeper reason. For most of us, we go through a lot of pain and sufferings due to our own bad karmas and selfishness. Then only we do Dharma. It’s the other way round. I am speaking mostly on my behalf.

  80. Su Ming on Jul 3, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    What I LOVE about Rinpoche biography is that Rinpoche was not taken to the monastery on a palanquin at a young age and being look after by the monks compared to the other High Lamas. Instead Rinpoche live a very difficult life compare to all of us. Rinpoche went through hunger, pain, physical and emotional abuse through his childhood and teen years. AND YET, nothing affects Rinpoche and HIS purpose. That is very INSPIRATIONAL. Please read more on Rinpoche’s bio at http://www.kechara.com/rinpoche/biography/

  81. Li Kheng on Jul 3, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    Thank you for sharing a little bit about your 80’s story with us. The contrast between Rinpoche’s “James Dean” look and Rinpoche in Sangha robes is a lesson in itself: Who or what we portray on the outside does not define and limit i) who we are on the inside and ii) what we can create through the choices of our minds. Despite the significant external difference, Rinpoche’s internal commitment and love for the Dharma has remain as stable as the victory banners. As a consequence, Rinpoche has benefited sentient beings as shown by Rinpoche’s vast results through Rinpoche’s various Departments.
    In this post, I also learn that Rinpoche had an opportunity to fame and wealth in the ultimate dream destination – Hollywood. Yet, Rinpoche gave all that up because of Guru Devotion and the precious Dharma. With this kind reminder, I realize the priceless-ness of pure Dharma and will not take for granted my “easy and sacrifice-free” access to the Dharma that was made available through the kindness of my Guru.
    Thank you again Rinpoche!

  82. seonghuat on Jul 3, 2010 at 11:36 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    You have shared many times with us your hard times in USA and now you blog it to share with the world.
    We in Malaysia are very fortunate that you have chosen to be ordained. Now we are being benefited for your profound dharma teaching as predicted by H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.
    Thank you so much Rinpoche.
    Love always,
    Henry Ooi

  83. Andrew James Boon on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche,
    There was another Joyce Robinson (now known as Joyce Agu) who worked as a Casting Director during the time when you were in Hollywood. She was not listed as the Casting Director of Golden Child but was an active Casting Agent and Actor then and now. Perhaps this is the person? There are lots of photos on the internet of her if you google her name Joyce Agu.
    Much love… Andrew

  84. hollywood-acting on May 12, 2010 at 10:03 pm

    Thanks for sharing. I love this. Looking good in Hollywood!

  85. Babystrangeloop on Apr 16, 2010 at 8:22 pm

    Dear Sir, what was your mindset when you were tweeting the following on March 2, 2010:
    http://twitter.com/loggedout/profile/tsemtulku?max_id=12276993496&page=38&twttr=true
    “Be a loser – We don’t do our work well but we want respect. We don’t care about others or animals but we want care.
    Be a loser – We are sneaky but we want others to be straight. We lie but we want others to tell the truth.
    Be a loser – We never accomplish anything but when we are taught new ways, we don’t adopt [them]. We have to be watched but we resent it.
    Be a loser – We know very little yet when given advice, we resent it.
    Be a loser – We are a burden to others but we don’t want to carry any responsibilities.”
    Thank you.

  86. Thomas Canada on Apr 3, 2010 at 8:28 am

    There is a scene is ‘Kundun’, where the entire screen is filled for about 15 seconds with the smiling face of Jamyang Lama. One of the monks I secured visas and brought to house in Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang Choktrul Rinpoche’s First Monastery in the United States.
    Jamyang Lama is a dwarf, but very powerful with his love for the Dharma. The Kunten Lama was installed as the Lama of Dagom Geden Tensung Ling Monastery and still resides with about 15 others monks. They have spread the Dharma to the four other cities in the Midwestern United States in a few brief years. It was foretold that this Monastery would benefit millions and millons of people over the next few hundred years. H.H.Kyabje Zong Rinpoche visited and gave us his Blessings. I enjoyed his company immensely and he left a lasting impression on me forever. We went swimming and I threw him up in the air over my head and threw him to splash down with laughter and giggling, smiling a big grin he would ask for it again and again. Water is such a joyful element. I love it!
    The Dharma knows no boundaries, neither political or theological will ever shake the Foundation to Practice the Dharma given to us by Our Supreme Lord Buddha.
    I really am enjoying witnessing the creations y’all are making in Malaysia, Nepal and the Whole World. As the Little Locomotive said aproaching the moutainous grades, ‘I think I can, I think I can, I think I can! Chugchug!

  87. Thomas Canada on Apr 3, 2010 at 7:57 am

    I got a small part in a Spanish Horror Movie back in 1969. I worked an old 18th century morgue from Sunset to Sunrise. I went to school with a Anthony Pizzo, who wrote the movies, “Breaking Away” & “Rudi”, all shot in Indiana and Bloomington, my hometown. I was in birth class with Bruce Rubin, who wrote, “Ghost” & “Jacobs Ladder”.
    Andy’s movies are rated in the Top All Time Best Family Movies. Check them out! The bikeriding in Bloomington, setting the stage for building a Tibetan Cultural Center and a Monastery. The Higlands of Southern Indiana are so mellow and scenic with the Heartland of Hardwoods on the hills and slopes, The Indians thought this area only suitable for Shamans and Visions.
    Los Angles the City Of Angels[lol]. You were lucky to get out of there with the skin on your bones.{hoho]
    Love Your Books
    Love Your Style
    Dharma will Flourish
    Like never Before
    Thom Canada

  88. Duke Okkelberg on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:26 am

    I agree with everyone else…the blog has been a real treat and I enjoy learning more about you and your Dharma activities.
    Please keep the posts coming.

  89. David Lai on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:25 pm

    I LOVE THIS BLOG! We all love to read about Rinpoche’s life.
    David

  90. Justin Ripley on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:33 am

    Rinpoche you have always been like this picture… Looking at your picture then we would never thought you were a Rinpoche, and looking at you now your even more exciting in person, not what the man in robes package people expect you to be.
    keep breaking
    concepts
    I Love the blog~!

  91. Paris on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:57 am

    Kechara media & Publications have the great fortune of having this very photo in our office – the large framed photo rests above us in the editorial room where the Chinese and English writers sit.
    It’s an apt and very special reminder every single day that we go into the office of this perfect balance that Rinpoche brings to us – that of bringing Dharma into our lives without changing who we are: old, young, fat, thin, clubbing queen, computer nerd, fashionista, party animal, business woman, book editor… Dharma finds its perfect place in every person.

  92. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:51 am

    dear Mima,
    thanks for the research. I think that is the joyce I met over 20 years back. I wish I can get a photo of her to confirm.
    How kind of you to look it up for me.
    Tsem Tulku

  93. Sharon Saw on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:38 am

    i loved reading this… thank you for sharing, Rinpoche.

  94. mima on Mar 12, 2010 at 3:12 pm

    There is someone named Joyce Upson-Webb who worked in Production on the movie The Golden Child as a script supervisor: second unit, Los Angeles.

  95. mima on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    Thank you for your biography. Very precious stories!

  96. Yozoranitesky on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:45 am

    At first glance, Rinpoche looked like James Dean 🙂

  97. Loh on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:22 am

    Wow, nice pic Rinpoche!

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    Guava is a very common fruit in Malaysia, they can be found easily in the markets and supermarkets. They might not look very attractive, but they are full of goodness for our health. Some of the benefits of Guava including relieving diarrhea & dysentery, acting as an effective laxative, boosting our immunity, just to name a few.

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    Wednesday, Nov 14. 2018 12:00 PM
    Shocking to know the history of the American-Japanese during the WWII in 1942, where discrimination did happened at that time. The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people is really sad. Rinpoche did experienced the share of discrimination within the Kalmyk community in New Jersey years back. Looks like it happen every now and then in our society. Many thousands of Japanese Americans suffered badly , sent into interior camps, land, housing, businesses and lives were all taken away. Thanks to the photographer Paul Kitagaki Jr. who has been tracking down wartime pictures. Looking through pictures, paints a thousand words of sorrow, suffering those Japanese Americans had gone through. Even what they went through , they did not give up but made them stronger in fact to be what they are today. They were citizens of American yet it was an injustice to them. There are similarities happening to those who practiced Dorje Shugden. The practitioners were denied services to schools, medical treatment, hotel and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/survivors-japaneseamerican.html
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    Wednesday, Nov 14. 2018 11:59 AM
    Seeing the Kechara flag in the pictures being flown are indeed wonderful. Flying with our country and state flags paints a thousand words of joy. Glad to come across this old post which explained the meaning behind it. Wow ….so it was designed by Rinpoche , have each stroke of wording and the white background representing the clear, luminous mind of enlightenment, of the state of peace and the state of happiness which we strive to achieve. Beautifully done.
    Thank you Rinpoche for spending the explanation for the design of the flag which I did not know at all . i am glad i read this old post.

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    Wednesday, Nov 14. 2018 11:58 AM
    कसरी तिब्बती नेतृत्वले प्रायोजकलाई व्यवहार गर्दछन् (जिन्दक)

    अधिकांश मान्छेहरूले बोल्न अलिक असहज मान्ने विषय भनेको धर्ममा प्रायोजन गर्नु हो। मान्छेहरूले यसलाई असहज मान्छन् किनभने उनीहरू सोच्छन् कि पैसाको बारेमा छलफल गर्नु आध्यात्मिक कुरा होइन। यद्यपी यो एक अपरिहार्य विषय हो किनभने यो सांसारिक जीवनको साधारण वास्तविकता हो- मठहरू र धार्मिक संस्थाहरू प्रायोजकको उदारता र कोष (धन) बिना संचालन हुन सक्दैन। वास्तवमा, बुद्ध आफैंको समयमा पनि प्रायोजन विषय सम्बोधन गरिएको थियो। मगडा साङ्मो र तिनका पिता सुड्डाटा जस्तै उहाँका चेलाहरूको उदाहरणले हामीलाई प्रायोजनको सही मनोवृत्तिको पाठ सिकाउँछ र हामी सिक्छौं कि कसरी प्रायोजन आध्यात्मिक अभ्यास हुन सक्छ। प्राप्तकर्ताको दृष्टिकोणबाट पनि त्यहाँ प्रायोजन छ, जुन म यहाँ कसरी धर्मशाला र तिब्बतीयन नेतृत्वले उनीहरूको प्रायोजकहरूलाई अस्वस्थ प्रकारले व्यवहार गर्दछन् भन्ने सन्दर्भमा सम्बोधन गर्देछु।

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/how-tibetan-leadership-treats-a-sponsor-nepali.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Nov 14. 2018 11:56 AM
    म शुग्देनका बारेमा अब बोल्न सक्छु

    बिगत १५ बर्ष भन्दा बढी समय देखी मैले हाम्रो कुल, अभ्यासहरू तथा परम्पराहरूका बारेमा बोल्न चाहिरहेको थिएँ । मेरा गुरूबाट मैले यस विषयमा चुप रहन तथा शान्त रहन सल्लाह पाइरहेको थिएँ । मेरो गुरूको निर्देशनको अवहेलना गर्न म सक्दिन । केही बर्षको अन्तरालमा मैले यस बारे बोल्न सक्छु कि भनेर सोध्दै आएको छु र अन्तत: गत बर्ष मैले स्वीकृती पाएँ । मैले यस विषयमा शान्त रहन निर्देशन पाउँदै आईरहेको थिएँ ।
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/i-can-speak-up-now-about-shugden-nepali.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Nov 13. 2018 12:29 PM
    Great discovery by the Department of Transport in Arizona. They do believed in the existence of Bigfoot after seeing and caught them on camera. It has caused a buzz in the world of Bigfoot hunting. After decades of cover-ups, the government conspiracy trying to keep evidence of this amazing animal hidden from the public were finally revealed. Bigfoot were reported to be sighted in other parts in America, China, Canada, Nepal and so forth. No one yet has come up with much more evidence.
    The Department of Transport in Arizona who has uploaded pictures of Bigfoot on to their Facebook page show a strong evidence that it exist.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this story, it was great.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/bigfoot-spotted-by-dept-of-transport-in-arizona.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Nov 13. 2018 12:29 PM
    Inspiring read of how Kechara Soup Kitchen ( KSK ) through the eyes of Su Ming . KSK were then founded by Rinpoche, through Rinpoche’s own experience , it has indeed benefited many people of races and religion. Having on a run without foods , place to stay while young. Due to that Rinpoche , knew what to be like going hungry especially in winter and so forth. Rinpoche always cares for others who in need of foods and help, where ever Rinpoche goes. With just a handful of friends and their support KSK began to head out onto the streets of the city from a few packets of foods to hundreds then. Inspired by Rinpoche’s vision to help the homeless,KSK have then spend to other towns in Malaysia. Well done.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Su Ming for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-soup-kitchen-ksk/hunger-knows-no-barriers.html
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Nov 13. 2018 09:28 AM
    Karma is not a punishment, it is a universal law. If there is a cause, there will be an effect. For example, if the food we eat is contaminated, we will surely get sick. By understanding how karma works, we can prevent a lot of unpleasant situations and make our life happier.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/12-little-known-law-of-karma-that-will-change-your-life.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Nov 13. 2018 09:23 AM
    The Crown Prince of Johor really sets a good example of how we should live in a diversified society. Malaysia is a multiracial and multi-religious country, it is very important to respect each other and be tolerant in order to maintain harmony in our society. Without harmony, the country will not progress.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-crown-prince-of-johor-urges-muslims-to-respect-other-beliefs.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Nov 13. 2018 09:13 AM
    Have you ever wonder why some people are more successful than others? What secrets do they have to bring success to their lives? You can find these traits in most the of successful people in the world. 1. Fully commit, 2. Avoid multitasking, 3. Hang With Fellow Super-Achievers, 4. Prevent Emotions From Building.

    Learn more about the interesting facts of successful people here:
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-psychologist-explains-how-successful-people-do-more-in-a-day-than-others-do-in-a-week.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Nov 13. 2018 08:59 AM
    Do you know if you are always surrounded by unhappy people you tend to have a poorer health and shorter lifespan? Happiness is actually a state of mind, not so much of the external factors such as the material stuff you own or the people around you. There are some habits that can lead you to unhappiness, try to avoid them.

    Read more to learn what are these habits.
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/10-habits-of-chronically-unhappy-people.html
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  • Sofi
    Monday, Nov 12. 2018 11:54 PM
    Tara

    Tara, another beautiful lady Buddha who’s compassion is felt in her swiftness to answering our prayers. Learn more Lady Tara and be close to her gentle encompassing love for us all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/letters-cards-gifts/kensur-rinpoches-gift.html
  • Sofi
    Monday, Nov 12. 2018 11:48 PM
    Vajrayogini – The Powerful Divine Red Lady

    Get connected with beautiful Lady Vajrayogini now to meet the conditions to receive her practices in the future. This powerful Lady Buddha is our way out of endless sufferings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/vajrayogini-the-powerful-divine-red-lady.html
  • Chris
    Monday, Nov 12. 2018 09:17 PM
    Trode Khangsar – A 400-year-old Dorje Shugden Chapel in Lhasa

    The Trode Khangsar is an important chapel dedicated to Dorje Shugden in Lhasa, Tibet. It was built by His Holiness the 5th Dalai Lama towards the end of the 17th Century. Dorje Shugden is an uncommon Dharma protector within Tibetan Buddhism, who is said to protect the Buddhist teachings in general and Nagarjuna’s Madhyamika (Middle Way) Philosophy as taught by Lama Tsongkhapa specifically.

    Lama Tsongkhapa was the founder of the great Gelug lineage. Dorje Shugden, in his previous incarnation as Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen, was a great scholar, meditator, teacher and contemporary of His Holiness the 5th Dalai Lama. After being murdered, Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen arose as Dorje Shugden in order to benefit countless sentient beings.

    If the 5th Dalai Lama can build a chapel for Dorje Shugden and made the first statue of Dorje Shugden, I am sure that this protector is not an average protector to be relied on. Even the high attained master the 5th Dalai Lama will put such attention and important of Dorje Shugden shows that he is not an ordinary protector.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/trode-khangsar-a-400-year-old-dorje-shugden-chapel-in-lhasa.html
  • Chris
    Monday, Nov 12. 2018 09:09 PM
    H.H. Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche’s Sacred Vajra Yogini

    His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche was a high attained lama that has pure visions of the Buddhas. One of the Buddhas that he has a direct vision is Buddha Vajrayogini. Vajrayogini appeared to him in the form similar to Naropa’s Vajrayogini but with a small difference. In his vision, Vajrayogini appeared to be looking straight at him. The rest of the body is exactly the same.

    It was said that this is a message from Vajrayogini to Pabongkha Rinpoche that she is empowering Pabongkha Rinpoche into her tantra and spread her tantra to many beings and it would be really beneficial for many beings.

    Kaybje Pabongka Rinpoche has a special affinity to this deity because Vajrayogini once promised him that those who have Vajrayogini initiation, she will bring them to Kechara Paradise in just 14 lifetimes. Those who are specifically in the 4 generations of the disciple of Pabongkha Rinpoche will ascent to Kechara paradise. This is an extra promise from Buddha Vajrayogini to Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/vajra-yogini/h-h-kyabje-pabongka-rinpoches-sacred-vajra-yogini.html

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I requesed His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche to write out the mantra of Vajra Yogini. He immediately compassionately obliged me. This is the mantra as written by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. I\'ve had this in a safe plastic wrap and wore it around my neck in a small yellow cloth \'bag\' for many years. Tsem Rinpoche
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I requesed His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche to write out the mantra of Vajra Yogini. He immediately compassionately obliged me. This is the mantra as written by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. I've had this in a safe plastic wrap and wore it around my neck in a small yellow cloth 'bag' for many years. Tsem Rinpoche
If there were just 10 persons you should know about in your lifetime, one of them is this incredible Dr. Ambedkar. Enrich your life and don\'t miss this: https://bit.ly/2Dub7xu
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If there were just 10 persons you should know about in your lifetime, one of them is this incredible Dr. Ambedkar. Enrich your life and don't miss this: https://bit.ly/2Dub7xu
Dear friends, watch this short 11mins video. It is so nice. My dream idea of living. I love the fresh things they grow for their own food. I wish our culture here was more geared toward this type of living. Watch plse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do1O5Avw_SQ&feature=share
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Dear friends, watch this short 11mins video. It is so nice. My dream idea of living. I love the fresh things they grow for their own food. I wish our culture here was more geared toward this type of living. Watch plse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do1O5Avw_SQ&feature=share
No one stays around, do not depend on anyone. Let go of them before they let go of you...it is inevitable. Tsem Rinpoche
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No one stays around, do not depend on anyone. Let go of them before they let go of you...it is inevitable. Tsem Rinpoche
Outdoor stunning Tara at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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Outdoor stunning Tara at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
The Promise - https://bit.ly/2NfHJjQ
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Hunting is a horrible \'sport\' because it is not necessary and unfair. Killing animals is vicious and inhuman. Hurting animals does not help us, our karma, our mind and it does not help the animals. Killing animals serves no benefit and it stunts our spiritual growth. Tsem Rinpoche
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Hunting is a horrible 'sport' because it is not necessary and unfair. Killing animals is vicious and inhuman. Hurting animals does not help us, our karma, our mind and it does not help the animals. Killing animals serves no benefit and it stunts our spiritual growth. Tsem Rinpoche
This is a beautiful Yamantaka
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This is a beautiful Yamantaka
This is so powerful. This is so true. This is something we must remember about our self worth. We must value ourselves without arrogance.
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This is so powerful. This is so true. This is something we must remember about our self worth. We must value ourselves without arrogance.
Nothing is for free for sure.
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Nothing is for free for sure.
Beautiful Dorje Yudroma protector. A gentle Goddess I\'ve had the pleasure to meet via her oracle.
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Beautiful Dorje Yudroma protector. A gentle Goddess I've had the pleasure to meet via her oracle.
Beautiful Kalachakra painting
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Beautiful Kalachakra painting
I like this picture of my teacher behind me.
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I like this picture of my teacher behind me.
This magnificent Dorje Shugden statue is enshrined at Choijin Lama Museum in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. The museum was the home of the Choijin Lama, the State Oracle of Mongolia. Choijin Lama was an oracle of the Nechung deity and the brother of the 8th Bogd Khaan Jebzundamba (1869-1924), the de facto leader of Outer Mongolia. - https://palyulmedia.smugmug.com/Worldwide-Palyul/MongoliaConnections/Mongolia-Choijin-Lama-Museum/i-TQ8CmHM
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This magnificent Dorje Shugden statue is enshrined at Choijin Lama Museum in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. The museum was the home of the Choijin Lama, the State Oracle of Mongolia. Choijin Lama was an oracle of the Nechung deity and the brother of the 8th Bogd Khaan Jebzundamba (1869-1924), the de facto leader of Outer Mongolia. - https://palyulmedia.smugmug.com/Worldwide-Palyul/MongoliaConnections/Mongolia-Choijin-Lama-Museum/i-TQ8CmHM
Please download this and share this meme with others. Thanks.
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Please download this and share this meme with others. Thanks.
Beautiful Tibetan art for FREE download: https://bit.ly/2oxb4qU
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Beautiful Tibetan art for FREE download: https://bit.ly/2oxb4qU
Sacred Protector Dorje Shugden can help you, if you invoke Him sincerely..
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Sacred Protector Dorje Shugden can help you, if you invoke Him sincerely..
Now there is a Tsem Rinpoche blog  site in Nepalese language! Check it out:  https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/l/np/
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Now there is a Tsem Rinpoche blog site in Nepalese language! Check it out: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/l/np/
The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
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The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
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Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini\'s tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche

To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
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His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini's tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
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Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
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Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
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I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
It\'s hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
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It's hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won\'t be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There\'s a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
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My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won't be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There's a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
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I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here-  https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
2 months ago
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here- https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
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His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
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This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
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Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
2 months ago
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
2 months ago
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
This is quite interesting....
2 months ago
This is quite interesting....
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
2 months ago
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
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Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
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The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
2 months ago
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
2 months ago
Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
2 months ago
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
2 months ago
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
Beautiful Yamantaka print
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Beautiful Yamantaka print
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    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
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    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
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    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
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    In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    Neat little video
  • It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
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    It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
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    This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
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    Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
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    Spontaneous trance in Tibet by powerful healing Protector Dorje Shugden of a monk who usually takes trance.
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    Huge Chenresig statue being built. Very beautiful.
  • Sacred Kache Marpo in trance of oracle makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche and blesses the temple in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. Kache Marpo in ancient times was known as Tsiu Marpo the great protector of Samye Monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
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    Sacred Kache Marpo in trance of oracle makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche and blesses the temple in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. Kache Marpo in ancient times was known as Tsiu Marpo the great protector of Samye Monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
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    Shugden practice in Tibet strong and growing
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    It is Tsunmo Nunnery in Tibet. This nunnery all practise Dorje Shugden.
  • Light offerings to the outdoor Buddha Tara shrine in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia at night. Beautiful.
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    Light offerings to the outdoor Buddha Tara shrine in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia at night. Beautiful.
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    Interesting new interview of Boy George where he mentions about his practicing Buddhism- See the clip I snagged for you above. It’s beautiful to see him chanting. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
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    Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
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    Oser girl is very determined to get the snacks out! Look at how her cute little hands hold onto the ball.
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    Yudroma takes trance at Gyuto
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    Considering getting a tattoo of a Buddha image? Watch this video.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s personal shrine. May everyone who view the shrine be blessed and have peace.
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    Very powerful and heartwarming short video about love. A must watch and a must share. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Megnath is such a devotee of Bhagawan Dorje Shugden where he brought this protector to many people. Must watch this short video of him with the school kids. Lovely. Tsem Rinpoche
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    My super adorable Oser girl Schnauzer reaching for a carrot on a chair. Her face looks like a stuffed animal toy. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This is the shrine next to my working table where I sit daily. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
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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.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
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    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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