Tsem Ladrang USA

May 20, 2014 | Views: 1,934

After many house-hunting retreats, and part of the team making a trip to Los Angeles just to meet with realtors and view prospective homes, and countless moves from house to hotel (and back again!)…WE DID IT! We have found a house for Rinpoche and have fully moved in to the new *Ladrang.

Our search began five months ago when we first arrived in New York. It was then that we considered the idea of moving into a permanent Ladrang. Living in Manhattan was costly and space was at a premium. Since we were soon to complete our work there, we began to consider the idea of moving to upstate New York or to New Jersey. Rinpoche however, had developed a cough which would not subside and fearing it would develop into something more serious, the decision was made to move westwards, towards warmer climes and milder winters.

We arrived in California on February 2, 2014 and checked into a hotel. We spent the next week using the hotel as our base before moving in to a vacation home, because the hotel was proving too costly. The next few weeks thereafter were spent house-hunting.

The search was not easy. We were facing difficulties with our movers who had failed to send our belongings from New York, and we were faced with our lack of credit history and lack of funds in general. Moving into a place large enough to accommodate the whole team (4-5 rooms) would cost approximately USD$8000 to $10000 per month (which we do not have), and would also require a security deposit and at least two months rental upfront.

Tougher still was our lack of credit history, crucial for landlords to judge how likely we are to pay our rental on time. American landlords are generally reluctant to rent to individuals with no credit history, because they have no way to determine whether the person has a habit of paying bills on time. None of the team had a credit history – Rinpoche had not been in the US for 26 years and as a result, had never developed a credit history here whilst the rest of us had never spent any significant amount of time in the US.

So for the over-100 houses we viewed, and the many houses we found and applied for, we were often stopped by the owners’ straightup refusal to lease to us, or their unreasonable requests (for example, one year’s rental upfront to make up for the lack of credit history). To say our house-hunting was a period filled with many false hopes and disappointments would be an understatement. So often we would get the impression a landlord liked us, only to be told much later they were not comfortable renting to us.

You can therefore imagine our excitement when we finally identified a home that was both suitable for Rinpoche, AND had an agreeable landlord. On May 9th, 2014 we moved into our new Ladrang. We will definitely pay our rent and bills, we have no intentions otherwise.  Set in the hills of Los Angeles, this home sits on 0.6 acres of land and is perched along a steep slope with views over the city. The land is filled with beautiful, mature eucalyptus, juniper and pine trees with plenty of grass and space for the flowers that Rinpoche loves so much. Although we have neighbours, our trees block out much of the view and the predominant sound heard here are birds who come to eat in our back garden.

It took one week for us to pack up our vacation home and move everything out, and four days to clean, move and unpack everything in the new Ladrang. Another two more days saw us clean up the front courtyard and back garden, and do some minor landscaping. In between, the team went shopping for new furniture and over 200 trees and plants for the garden, as well as Buddha statues…and went to the foundation to do pujas and give teachings.

We also set up a wonderful Appreciation Shrine, to generate merits that are dedicated to the wonderful sponsors of Kechara who made it possible for Rinpoche to spread Lama Tsongkhapa’s tradition all over the world. With this shrine, Rinpoche paid particularly great care and interest, going himself to a shop in Malibu to get outdoor furniture, candle burners, mani stones, crystals and pedestals, and bringing it back (in a U-Haul truck, no less!) before overseeing the team who set it up and composing the dedication prayers for the wooden plaques.

The house has two bedrooms, a gift room, living area and a back garden that Rinpoche has already spent many hours in, enjoying the peace and quiet. Rinpoche will stay here with one assistant, Pastor Loh Seng Piow, while the rest of the USA team can now focus on finding accommodation for themselves. We hope you enjoy these pictures of the new Ladrang, and rejoice in our lama having a comfortable place to live. We plan to, in the near future, begin an organic vegetable garden on one of the terraced slopes on the land, to plant fruit and vegetables that we can harvest for Rinpoche. Keep your eyes peeled for more news and information!

 

*Ladrang in Tibetan means a lama’s private residence and office

(Article by Pastor Khong Jean Ai
Photographs by Pastor Loh Seng Piow and Clifford Khong
Proofread by JP Thong, Clifford Khong and Nicholas Yu)

 

 The inviting front courtyard where visitors are greeted by a shrine of Manjushri

 The Manjushri shrine in our front courtyard

The main entrance as seen from the Manjushri shrine 

 The Ladrang’s main door. On the left are signs wishing ‘Namaste’ to guests, and stating this is ‘Tsem Ladrang’. On the right is an image of Vajrapani and a framed Namgyalma’s mantra

 Signs wishing ‘Namaste’ (greetings) to guests, and stating this is ‘Tsem Ladrang’

 An image of Buddha Vajrapani, one of Buddha Shakyamuni’s original disciples who repels negative energy and invites light, healing and love into the house. On the right is a framed Buddha Namgyalma’s mantra, traditionally placed over doorways and entrances to bless all beings and animals who enter the house

 

 The living room. Rinpoche had us print and frame various holy beings’ images to hang up around the house, including Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche

 The living room’s high ceilings and many windows make it a nice room to hang out in

 The main ‘feature’ of the living room is our altar, with a 3-ft Shakyamuni statue and Manjushri. We make offerings at this altar twice a day to generate merits for our work, and do our daily pujas here too

 We have had pleasant meals in this dining room, which doubles as a working space. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide a lot of natural light during the day. This is one of Rinpoche’s favourite rooms

 The french doors lead into the back garden, and are opened during the day to provide fresh air. In the background is our pantry area, used for food storage and preparation

 The pantry area

 The kitchen area is small but functional

 Pastor Loh Seng Piow’s desk in his bedroom

 Pastor Loh Seng Piow’s altar. He does Kalarupa puja every single day

  The gift room which has doubled as accommodation for Nicholas and Clifford, who are staying in the Ladrang temporarily while we set up

 Tsem Rinpoche’s room, at the far-right is the “Bigfoot corner”

 The “Bigfoot corner” in Tsem Rinpoche’s room, Rinpoche is an avid Bigfoot fan!

 Bigfoot paintings on Rinpoche’s room wall

The Zen garden just outside Rinpoche’s meditation room. The entire garden was constructed by the team (supervised by Rinpoche, of course!) who cleared the area, poured the gravel and moved the plants into place  

 Being up in the hills, we are fortunate to get breezes throughout the day. The fluttering prayer flags, hung up in our back garden, make for a very pleasant sight

 Rinpoche likes to place stupas and Buddha statues scattered throughout the land to bless the animals and the surroundings

 The back garden seating area, with the Appreciation Shrine just behind it

 A view of the house, as seen from the back garden. To the left are the french doors of the dining room

 The back garden seating area. Rinpoche enjoys sitting here under the shade of the trees

One of the first ‘objects’ to enter the new Ladrang was the cement Buddha statue in the far left, weighing well over 500lb. It took five men to escort the King of Dharma onto the outdoor shrine, created from an already-existing tree stump 

 A closer look at the outdoor Buddha shrine that features the cement Buddha

 The back garden and back of the house, as seen from the outdoor Buddha shrine

 Rinpoche and the team take a break from the landscaping work

 Since this back garden seating area was set up, Rinpoche has sat out here often enjoying the quiet and calm

 On the day we set up the Appreciation Shrine (on the other side of the garden), this pink flower bloomed right in front of another Buddha statue we had escorted to sit under our pine tree

 Path leading to the future vegetable garden

Tilling the land to create a vegetable garden 

 

 

 

A close-up of one of the two dedication plaques

Chinese translation: 

致所有在过去、现在、未来为克切拉做出贡献的
功德主、学佛弟子、义工、员工、朋友和支持者们,
我在此回向,让你们享有极度的安宁、快乐、爱与光明,我祈愿你们生生世世都受到圣者们的加持和保护,受到十方诸佛的加持,直到开悟成佛。 
我由衷地将此成就的所有功德,如《普贤行愿品》中所提到的,回向给所有人。 
至诚之爱, 
詹杜固仁波切 
2014年5月14日

 

A close-up of the second dedication plaque. I had composed the messages on both plaques, and instructed that they be hand-painted and easy to read

Chinese translation: 

此佛坛与供养品所成就的莫大功德将回向给在我心中过去、现在和未来的所有马来西亚人和新加坡人们。
因为他们的出现,我才能够以我有限的方式谦卑地将佛法弘扬到全世界。
深切的感恩,
詹杜固仁波切 合十

 

 I purchased this Buddha to specially dedicate to my landlord Gail, her family and especially her mother Gladys who was a Buddhist and lived in this house for many years. This Buddha is here on this shrine and dedicated to Gladys’ memory. May all goodness bless Gladys and her family always. Thank you. 

 The Appreciation Shrine, featuring Shakyamuni, Medicine Buddha, Kuan Yin and Tara. Offerings of candles and incense are made here everyday in dedication to Kechara

 A close-up of the Appreciation Shrine. Rinpoche personally created this shrine, buying the candle holders, plants, stones and inviting the statues himself

 Every single day, incense and candle offerings are made and dedicated to Kechara’s sponsors

Precious crystals, mani stones and aspirational prayers are offered to the Buddhas everyday, on the sponsors’ behalf 

  May Kechara’s sponsors have long life, good health and always be reborn into places where there is Dharma

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 Bird seed is placed next to the Appreciation Shrine. This plants imprints in the birds’ mindstreams when they come to eat. Also, in feeding animals, the merits thus generated are dedicated to the long lives of Kechara’s sponsors

 Rinpoche really enjoys feeding animals and seizes every opportunity to do so. With such beautiful mature trees on the land, how could Rinpoche resist hanging up bird feeders?

 This back garden foundation is a firm favorite amongst the birds who visit our land

 A small lawn runs along the back of the house, parallel to a verandah

 The verandah to the left, and the lawn in the foreground. Laid out on the lawn are platters of bird seed and water, which are cleaned and refilled everyday

 The dining room by night, with the view of Los Angeles in the background

 It is very pleasant working in this dining room both during the day and at night

 The Appreciation Shrine by night

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  1. Joy Kam on Dec 15, 2018 at 11:44 am

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

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  2. JOY KAM on Oct 31, 2018 at 1:11 pm

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

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

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

    ~ Tsem Rinpoche

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

  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 7:49 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 20, 2018 at 9:57 am

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:15 am

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

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  6. Anne Ong on Jul 1, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    Wow! this house is so beautiful and I love the Zen garden so much.It seem quiet and sure is relax sitting there. How I wish I could live in this kind of house…lol 🙂
    Loved Rinpoche’s idea of having an appreciation shrine, in this case Rinpoche shows us that we need to be appreciative when others help and benefit us.Thank you Rinpoche and blog team for sharing _/\_

  7. Samfoonheei on Apr 1, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    Such a beautiful place …Rinpoche found the new US ladrang ,looks so spacious in the interior,well designed,lovely zen garden ,are some of the those neatly decorated areas.
    Rejoiced to those involved making it possible for Rinpoche to stay after a long house hunting in US. Great work ,well done do enjoyed looking through all the beautiful photos showing parts of the ladrang.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing .

  8. Choong on Apr 1, 2017 at 11:24 pm

    A belated thank you to everyone who made it all happen. I remember fondly the blogchats/quizzes hosted by Rinpoche and the team from Los Angeles. Thank you.

  9. Justin Cheah on Apr 1, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    Thank you PJA for this sharing. What I saw is a beautifully set up Ladrang and this is a result of work done with care, love, tenacity and perseverance. Apart from setting up the house nice, finding a suitable place and a willing landlord to rent a place is also difficult and I congratulate the team for doing that.

    Rinpoche deserves a beautiful and comfortable place to live in for Rinpoche’s kindness to us is unlimited and as students we should always be appreciative of what Rinpoche have been giving us. Finding Rinpoche a decent place to live in and assist in Rinpoche’s work is one of the best ways to repay Rinpoche apart from mind transformation.

    There is definitely a karmic link with Gail and her family, who’s mother Gladys was also a Buddhist who stayed here till her passing at the age of 92. I am very happy to know that the appreciation shrine was being set up by Rinpoche to dedicate/generate merits for people who have contributed in their many ways present, past and FUTURE. It shows that Rinpoche never forget anyone and always being appreciative on kindness received by others.

    Rinpoche always find ways to benefit others in every way Rinpoche can. I thank Rinpoche for sharing the video teaching and the focus is not on the beautiful set up of the Ladrang but I feel should be appreciation to a REAL Lama, to the sincere students and people who have contributed and will contribute in the future. We should not take everything for granted and just take take and take. We should always appreciate. Thank you!

  10. Denise Kuek on Jan 9, 2015 at 12:26 am

    Wow, this house is so nice and I love the Zen garden so much,it seem quiet and sure is relax sitting there, how I wish I could live in this kind of house..Non stop looking for a house is tired, and I know the feeling is not good, I am happy Rinpoche finally got such a nice house and I hope Rinpoche dharma work grow vastly in USA

  11. Elizabeth Wahyu on Sep 1, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche, I visited Kechara in KL last year. During my visit you gave me a Vajrayogini pendant which I truly feel bringing me closer to my path in this world, I listened to your Dharma talk almost every single day. Not only you bring me closer to my Guru but you help me transform my mind. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for that. I would really like to meet you in person if it’s even possible, that would be something really special.
    I am planning to visit Los Angeles during the week of 24-30 October and would like to visit Tsem Ladrang USA during that week. Please let me know if it is possible to visit your Ladrang in LA, that would be a true honor that I can meet you in person in this lifetime. I will be traveling with my husband only.
    I hope there is a chance for me to meet the person who brings so much wisdom and knowledge to my life.
    Thank you Rinpoche.
    My deepest respect,
    Elizabeth Wahyu

    • sengpiow on Sep 2, 2014 at 12:51 pm

      Dear Elizabeth,

      Thank you for your kind message. As Rinpoche is in retreat, it is not possible to visit the ladrang at this moment and I apologize for that. Alternatively you may visit us at Tsem Rinpoche Foundation at Santa Clarita, we have puja and class every Sunday from 12pm to 3pm, check out https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/foundation

      Thank you.

      Pastor Seng Piow

  12. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 22, 2014 at 3:56 am

    Loved Rinpoche’s idea of having an appreciation shrine, in this case Rinpoche shows us that we need to be appreciative when others help and benefit us. Actually no matter how much support or help we think we can render to Rinpoche, ultimately the best giving from Rinpoche is the dharma which can transform our minds. Hence in my opinion Rinpoche gives us so much more in comparison to what we can offer the lama. It is not fair exchange but it is that exchange which is made possible by the teacher’s altruism that enables a spiritual student to become better and eventually progress on the spiritual path and to be enlightened or transformed to a better state.

  13. Irene Lim on Jul 13, 2014 at 11:15 pm

    It is good to know Rinpoche finally found a place you like. May Rinpoche’s dharma work quickly come to fruition in the US. May Rinpoche stay in good health to turn the wheel of Dharma.

  14. Su Lin on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:42 pm

    This is amazing! It looks great and well maintained. Good job to everyone who helped out in the making of this. Its fabulous!!! Im happy you all are safe and happy! Its great to see people committed and that you guys help our guru so much. Thank you!

  15. Paul Yap on Jun 24, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    I really love the Zen garden and prayer flags hang outdoor, it reminds me of the holly places in Nepal, specifically Manjushri Hill.

  16. Jutika Lam on Jun 11, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    It is only after reading this post that I now know how hard it has been for Rinpoche and the team that have been assisting and helping Rinpoche in the U.S.

    It is really amazing how far Rinpoche has preserved from feeling unwell, viewing a countless number of houses, being turned down by house landlords, traveling to many places to look for furniture and so many other problems and obstacles that Rinpoche had to face in order to get this Tsem Ladrang up and fully operational.

    Also apart from that getting funds was also a problem.

    Thank you Rinpoche for working tirelessly just to spread the Dharma to people in the U.S.

    Looking at the above pictures of Tsem Ladrang I am totally in awe how beautiful and peaceful it is.

    Great job also to the team assisting Rinpoche all the way and congratulations on the successful moving in to the new Tsem ladrang

    Rest Well!

    Love
    Jutika

  17. Carmen Koo on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:24 am

    Wow, reading the article, I can only imagine the ordeal Rinpoche and the USA team had to go through to even rent a property. It must have been so mentally tiring, to have kept being ‘shot down’, but having to get up and keep trying again until it’s done. The fighter attitude will lead to success eventually. When you give up, you lose your chance at becoming better than who you were yesterday.

    Anyways, the Ladrang looks splendid. I am happy that it finally came around. The work put behind it, getting it ready, packing, cleaning, moving… it must have been hard work, but I am sure the USA team was just as glad to have a place for Rinpoche to comfortably stay in as are we. I love the Buddha statues all around the Ladrang, inside and out, and I love the prayer flags. It makes the Ladrang look more calm, peaceful, bright and inviting.

    Reading this reminds me of the time when we were involved in setting up the Ladrang in Bangkok.. It was hard work, due to language barriers also, but it was one of the best times I had and to see something come about and improve on a daily basis till you get a desired end result gives satisfaction.

    Hope Rinpoche will return to KL soon!

    Thank you
    Carmen

  18. Stephanie Gan on Jun 6, 2014 at 11:43 pm

    Dear Rincpoche, thank you for constantly taking care of us spiritually wherever you are. May you and your team live a long life for our well being.

  19. Stephanie Gan on Jun 6, 2014 at 11:40 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, I feel so blessed to have the good fortune to so freely benefit just by reading your blog. You and your team so are totally devoted to the Dhamma for our well being. My family and I wish you and your team long life and may many more people benefit from your generosity and teachings. I bow down with respect.

  20. sockwan on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:51 pm

    The US Ladrang looks very nice and comfortable. A very nice place for Rinpoche to do the blog works. Thank you US team for working so hard to make this place so nice and comfortable for Rinpoche.

  21. AdelineTan on Jun 5, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    I salute to the US team who work tirelessly for dharma and also truly practiced Guru devotion, good examples to follow, i rejoice! I am very happy to see Rinpoche has finally settled down into a very cosy, peaceful and holly new ladrang in the US. Thank you for sharing all these beautiful captivating photos of Tsem Ladrang.

  22. Pastor David Lai on May 28, 2014 at 3:53 am

    I am glad that Rinpoche has finally able to settle down and found a ladrang in the US. Rinpoche deserves something like this ladrang to reside in while Rinpoche is in the United States. I hope whatever Rinpoche wishes to accomplished being the US come to fruition quickly. And may all obstacles on Rinpoche’s works be pacified and that Rinpoche’s lineage thrives and endures very long.

  23. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on May 26, 2014 at 11:59 pm

    Wow, after watch the pictures above i feel like just finish a tour to US Ladrang… hehehe…

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing, the hard works of US team as Rinpoche mention in video can be feel by us through the pictures above.

    The particulars works before, in between and after set up US Ladrang is not easy. But with Rinpoche blessing, US team work harmoniously to make it happened…

    Rinpoche Big smile and US team smiling face in the picture above really touch our heart…

  24. Julien Roth on May 26, 2014 at 10:12 pm

    It really looks like Rinpoche Is having a good time in the us. The Tsem Ladrang is looking really good and it looks very comfortable to live in. I would love to someday come and visit it 🙂

  25. Grace Leu(KHJB) on May 26, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    Very beautiful and touching introduction of Tsem Ladrang in USA.Thanks for the team hard work and overcome many difficult to find a suitable place for Ladrang. May Rinpoche ‘s Dharma works flourish to all ten directions.

  26. Oya on May 25, 2014 at 10:46 am

    This set of photos is very beautiful and so good to see that H.E. Tsem Rinpoche, that you have a lovely and peaceful Lodrang.
    Much Love and Appreciation for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s extensive good works.
    Oya

  27. Lucas Roth on May 25, 2014 at 12:18 am

    This Ladrang is so beautiful. I am so happy Rinpoche has found a suitable place to stay and is affordable for the USA team. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche and I hope you are okay in America.

  28. Ba-Qin on May 24, 2014 at 10:50 pm

    The Tsem Ladrang is very nice, Rinpoche. It look really cosy, its simple and yet creative. It gives me a very comfortable feeling after looking at the photos. Must be really nice to be working around all the greens and buddhas surrounding you. And I like the prayer flags a lot, I always love to see prayer flags all around for some reason. I hope Rinpoche is healthy, live long to teach the dharma and also all Rinpoche’s work in USA be flourished. Thankyou for sharing, really like the photos. 🙂

  29. Low KHJB on May 24, 2014 at 9:52 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for your kind sharing.We are glad that the Tsem Ladrang USA had finally materialise after a long and tedious search.We are fortunate that the few but relentless liaison could accomplish the guru wish in such a short period.
    We are happy that Rinpoche could finally settle down and we hope that you could start your retreats now as mention so often in the past.
    We would like to thank Rinpoche for his blessing, to all those who had contributed generously to him in the past and present.
    We would remember his generous dharma guidance and hope that all the departments of Kechara would be able to spread the wisdom of Dharma Globally as intended by our kind guru Tsem Rinpoche…

  30. Louise on May 24, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    看到仁波切终于可以找到一个可以定下来我觉得非常阿安心。

    仁波切,你好吗?好想念你!看到仁波切疲累的样子,好心疼。

    在马来西亚的我们非常努力的把克切拉搞好!希望很快,仁波切可以回家与我们一起上课了。

  31. mima on May 24, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    I am so happy so happy for Rinpoche and his precious team to have find a very special home. Thank you for this beautiful video, thank you for all the work you are all doing with Rinpoche and sharing with us daily all the time it is so inspiring and my deep deep respect and admiration goes to all the Kecharians in Malaysia and Asia and in USA.
    With folded hands~

  32. Denise Kuek on May 24, 2014 at 12:46 am

    It is a very nice house, hope Rinpoche enjoy staying there and have a comfortable lifestyle in the rest of the days in USA.

  33. So Kin Hoe (Ipoh) on May 22, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the beautiful pictures from US Tsem Ladrang. The place to me is like a heaven on earth with everything that is nicely and neatly decorated. I can observe the team in US Tsem Ladrang has put in a lot of hard work, time, energy and effort for Tsem Ladrang. Rejoice for the team and I am happy Rinpoche is having a good place to stay.

  34. tenzinkhenchen on May 22, 2014 at 11:01 pm

    I rejoice that Rinpoche has found a new home, and a really nice one at that. It really shows how hard working and devoted the staff are to work tirelessly for this. I am so happy to see that Dharma is flourishing so well across the world.

  35. Felix Kong on May 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Very happy and touching when see new ladrang’s photos. Able to see Buddhas image in every corner, feel nice and comfortable. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and US Team put so much effort to look for new ladrang. May Rinpoche good health and long life.

  36. Fong on May 22, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Such a serene place with so much for the beings in the area, be it seen or unseen. Thank you, Rinpoche for showing us yet again how to benefit the environment. Thank you, Pastor Jean Ai and all involved, for sharing these wonderful photos and write-ups.

  37. Choongs on May 22, 2014 at 11:53 am

    It really looks like Nepal with the trees, hill-slopes, relative aridness and prayer flags.

  38. Julia Tan on May 22, 2014 at 2:02 am

    Wow..! Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for sharing the beautiful picture of US Tsem Ladrang. Through the picture the house seems to be at the high land. I feel so familiar when i was looking at the pictures because this house got lots of similarity with Nepal Ladrang. I like the garden with tall old trees and big plants. It’s cozy because it’s an old house with a matured garden. Those ideas are brilliants like those little stone with wishes. I will find a nice place at Rinpoche’s Cabin and set up something similar. Many people and almost daily people visited Rinpoche Cabin’s to seek for blessings and made their wishes. It’s nice if they can write their wishes on the stones and place it outside Rinpoche Cabin to collect merits..

  39. Lucy Yap on May 22, 2014 at 1:22 am

    Really love these beautiful pictures Rinpoche shared.The ladrang is simply gorgeous in a country setting surrounded by appealing ,mature garden.The front courtyard is simply fantastic and spacious.
    The appreciation shrine is a superb idea!Thank you Rinpoche for taking Rinpoche’s time to create the shrine with amazing and striking craved messages on the stones to benefit others.
    May Rinpoche have good health always and may all of Rinpoche’s wishes come true,but most of all may Rinpoche return home soon. Rejoice and best wishes to the hardworking US team. Thank you.

  40. spchua on May 22, 2014 at 12:49 am

    Beautiful, really beautiful. So charming, so natural with flowers, trees and landscape.

  41. Sofi on May 21, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    Very happy that Rinpoche and US Ladrang team found this lovely place. Must have good vibes with past owner Gladys being a buddhist. How blessed to have pictures and statues of holy beings everywhere the eyes see. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us pictures of your abode.

  42. Edwin Tan on May 21, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    The US Ladrang looks amazing, no less to the great efforts of Rinpoche and the US team that is dutifully serving Rinpoche.

    The place looks nicely set up, cosy, and very holy, with so many Buddha images and statues all over the place.

    The bird feeds are all over the back yard. Rinpoche really wants to leave Dharma imprints and bless the birds in that area.

    The appreciation shrine is beautifully set up too. Thank you for mentioning support from Melaka as well, Rinpoche.

    I pray for the great achievements Rinpoche and team will achieve in US, and may Rinpoche return soon.

    Thank you.

  43. Shelly tai on May 21, 2014 at 4:23 pm

    Thank you the US Ladrang team for working very to set up a place for our guru to stay. I m glad Rinpoche like it indeed is very important for Rinpoche to have a permanent home in US so that Rinpoche can spread the holy Dharma to more people, I rejoice for the team affront and may all Rinpoche wishes come true.

  44. Ming HY on May 21, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    Rejoice in Rinpoche and your teams’ hard work. Very happy that Rinpoche has found somewhere from where you can do your work in such beautiful surroundings, and spread Dharma to many more in the US. Fantastic work by everyone there. You guys are a real inspiration of dedication, patience compassion and commitment.

  45. Jennifer Yuen on May 21, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Thank you for sharing the US journey with us… the new ladrang looks really cosy… would like to thank the US team for their tiredless efforts and care for Rinpoche. They set a good example for us to learn and follow. The outdoor shrine for sponsors is beautiful. Thank you again Rinpoche for teaching us and reminding us to always show appreciation for the kindness received from others. May the dharma continue to flourish in the ten direction!

  46. Jessica on May 21, 2014 at 11:50 am

    I AM SO SO SO SO SO HAPPY! Rejoicing! Please stay. please spread the dharma here in the US. Please may this home continue to be shelter and and excellent, peaceful place for you to do this work.

  47. Sharon Ong on May 21, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Thank you for the photos and update, Pastor Jean Ai. The US Team should be renamed Super Team for the remarkable job (Superheroic feat if you ask me!) you guys did in setting up such a beautiful ladrang for Rinpoche while keeping up with the Tsem Rinpoche Foundation work. I particularly love the hand painted plaques for the sponsors. The simple but meaningful words touched me deeply.

  48. Wei on May 21, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Clearly there was a lot of physical and mental labour put into making this happen. Good job to the hard workers it looks really awesome. It also looks really exclusive, like the cool kids club ( or does that make it sound uncool :(? ). I hope there will be more success like this in the future. Stay strong! 🙂

  49. patriciasnodgrass on May 21, 2014 at 6:52 am

    Rinpoche I am so happy you found a new home. It’s so lovely. And bravo to all the hard working (and I mean HARD working staff) who have been tireless in their care. I am so very happy for all of you. May you enjoy this new ladrang for as long as you wish to remain. (I’m thinking decades <3 ) Love and hugs to all.

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  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Aug 3. 2020 12:49 PM
    There are immense benefits of making offerings to the Sangha, and a great opportunity for oneself to practice giving and generosity..Thank you very much for sharing this article that explains the benefits of making offerings to the sangha community.


    https://bit.ly/30lYluV
  • Lin Mun
    Friday, Jul 31. 2020 02:21 PM
    Thank you Pastor Niral for sharing this article. I do come across people would like to highlight or even fight which God or religion is greater or more powerful. What do they want to achieve or have in mind? Of course people would like to believe their God or religion is the best which is totally fine. However, it is not right when they impose their belief on others and start giving negative comments to change our perception when they know nothing about our belief. Ultimately whatever religion or God we believe in , we should be promoting peace, harmony and love. Arguing will not bring positive impact. Respect everyone’s choice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/whose-version-of-god-is-right
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 30. 2020 02:28 PM
    The Mahabodhi Temple is a religious site in India which marks the spot where the Buddha first attained enlightenment. It’s one of the most sacred sites in all of Buddhism built around 260 BCE . Bodhgaya in Bihar is the heart and birthplace of Buddhism . The Mahabodhi Temple was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The peace of the Bodhgaya Temple welcomes all races and it has attracted hundred thousands of pilgrims yearly as well as architecture enthusiast. The main Mahabodhi Temple complex is home to the legendary Bodhi Tree and as well as the temple itself. Walking around following Buddha ‘s footsteps to discover several places of spiritual significance around the temple. Worth going and a must place for pilgrims.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/buddha-at-mahabodhi-temple-bodhgaya.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 30. 2020 02:26 PM
    Precious teachings from Tilopa to Naropa, still trying to understand it . Simple in the verses, but there is a lot of meaning behind each and every words. I have been reading over and over again to understand more of Tilopa’s Mahamudra instruction to Naropa in twenty eight verses.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these 28 verses with us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/28-amazing-verses.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 30. 2020 02:23 PM
    Prayer wheels are used by many Tibetans everyday, sometimes for hours on end. Worshippers turn prayer wheels to accumulate merit, to help all beings in the world and to purify their karma . They are part of a meditation practice. Prayer wheels are devices for spreading spiritual blessings and well being. According to Tibetan Buddhist belief, spinning a prayer wheel is … By spinning the wheel clockwise and focusing on the mantra, prayer wheels are used to purify negative energy and accumulate good karma and wisdom. Prayer wheels are devices for spreading spiritual blessings and well being. According to Tibetan Buddhist belief, spinning a prayer wheel is just as effective as reciting the sacred texts aloud.
    Kechara have come up with a special and unique prayer wheels which are filled with the mantra of Buddha Vajrayogini. They are made according to traditional methods. With Buddha Vajrayogini holy mantra also creates an extremely strong connection with this divine lady. Wow…our Lama personally blessed and consecrated the prayer wheels with sacred and powerful rituals,
    Thank you Rinpoche for creating these prayer wheels.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kecharas-vajrayogini-prayer-wheels.html
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Jul 29. 2020 11:28 PM
    You’ve known this is important, but it takes time for all of us to understand the nature essential of dharma. If one is following their dharma, they are pursuing their truest calling, serving all other beings in the universe by playing their true role.

    I’m very much grateful to meet a precious Guru like u…Though i haven’t seen you in person, I believe you have been a great guidance to many out there. Thank you for article sharing.

    https://bit.ly/3fbYIN4
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jul 29. 2020 03:30 PM
    A very good idea as more and more people realized the harmful effect of household waste. Its seems that the reusing trend continues to gain steam in more countries all over the globe.

    Great idea to sell things for Eco-friendly environment.ReTuna is taking up the responsibility as the citizen of planet earth to do what they can to protect our environment.Thank you very much for this good sharing.


    https://bit.ly/3f8HeRy
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 29. 2020 03:26 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of Dorje Shugden Retreat. Clear and easy explanation with instructions for us all to engage in this powerful retreat, which has brought incredible benefits . Very profound teachings on Dorje Shugden’s Retreat Practice’ by Rinpoche which has benefited many people and more to come .Watched and listening to the videos , will revisit this blog again to understand better of the teachings. A lot to catch up , immense information all I can said. We are all very fortunate to learn and practice this precious knowledge of Dorje Shugden as taught by Rinpoche.
    Thank you again with folded hands for teachings on Dorje Shugden.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden-retreat-a-powerful-practice-to-fulfill-wishes.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 29. 2020 03:23 PM
    Interesting article .Tibetan Astrology is an important part of Tibetan culture. It is interwoven into daily life and provides guidance for major decisions. Tibetans have used astrology for thousands of years as a tool to better understand both themselves as such like health ,fortune and external factors in their lives. Tibetan Astrology is very much in connection with Tibetan Buddhism. Its a traditional discipline of the Tibetan peoples that has dialogued with both Chinese astrology and Indian astrology. This methods, is the most essential spiritual part derived from the Chinese, and the technical element coming from the Indian system. It is a complicated procedure that requires an astrologer.
    Wow we can discover our traits according to the Magical Square system of Tibetan astrology . That’s wonderful from there we can know how to purify our negative karma to improve our life.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Niral for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/tibetan-astrology/tibetan-astrology.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jul 29. 2020 12:19 AM
    Looking through those beautiful pictures in this article is a blessing, hoping one day I could able to visit these beautiful holy place in Sri Lanka.The pictures shared are indeed beautiful and looking at the photos, one will collect merits as these are holy images of Lord Buddha.

    Thank you very much for sharing your pilgrimage to Sri Lanka and those beautiful pictures .It really wonderful and nice.

    https://bit.ly/3jN2foy
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 28. 2020 03:58 PM
    Looking at those rare beautiful pictures and antiques shown paints a thousand words . No wonder it is called Potala of the West or Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art offers visitors the opportunity to view Tibetan and Himalayan art in a contextual setting. Well this museum is located in Egbertville, Staten Island, New York City. It is home to one of the United States’ most extensive collections of Himalayan artifacts. Jacques Marchais, an American woman, who loves Tibetan arts ,serve as a bridge between the West and the rich ancient and cultural traditions of Tibet and the Himalayan region. She designed and built her learning home to resemble a rustic Himalayan monastery with her an all-encompassing experience. All the years she had collected numerous Tibetan arts, antiques of cultural and historical interest. She had never visited Tibet or the Himalayas, but she had a lifelong interest in the region and sought to find a permanent home for her collection. Interesting read of the inspiring lady Jacques Marchais.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/potala-of-the-west-jacques-marchais-museum-of-tibetan-art.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 28. 2020 03:56 PM
    Great post on Dorje Shugden Dice Divination. Revisit this article again to understand better. Interesting to have the knowledge the effectiveness of divination that has benefited those who seek for advice or are having some sort of obstacles. Dorje Shugden who is enlightened Dharma Protector, so Dorje Shugden divination is definitely for sure to be highly accurate .Wow….it is fascinating about this divination lineage is, Dorje Shugden gave transmissions and explanations on his own text he composed during the trance. A lot more to read and understand, mainly its for those who have good motivation, clean samaya with the guru, trust and have faith in Dorje Shugden and always abstain from abusing the permission by performing divination for fame or monetary gain.
    Thank you Rinpohe for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugdens-dice-divination.html
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Jul 27. 2020 04:11 PM
    Now i can understand better and the differences between the Hungry Ghost festival. Reading through these wonderful article i realized what i know about Hungry Ghost festival is very little and different from what i knew.

    Ullambana is the day for helping those beings who are suffering so that they can obtain liberation and as well as to remember our dear ones who has passed away.Thank ypu very much for this good article.


    https://bit.ly/2D7jvnx
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 27. 2020 02:19 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing on the passing of S.N.Goenka. S.N. Goenka was a Burmese-Indian teacher of Vipassana meditation. He was truly the foremost lay teacher of Vipassana meditation of our time. Heard of this Vipassana meditation but not much knowledge. He who pioneered the Vipassana meditation movement and founded many centres in many countries worldwide . Countires like Malaysia, Thailand ,US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and so forth.He has been instrumental in the spread of Vipassana in modern times. He has travelled extensively around the world to give numerous discourses. The world lost a great man who had brought tremendous benefits to many through meditation. May his meditation teachings continue to spread further.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/people/s-n-goenka-vipassana-pioneer-passes-away.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 27. 2020 02:13 PM
    Names like Quagga, thylacine, Steller’s Sea Cow and a few others are my first time coming across. Interesting to know new knowledge of animals. Yes, if we don’t or those forest rangers or WWF not going to save and do something those animals will go extinct. Human intervention brought all these species to near annihilation. Endangered species may be at risk due to factors such as habitat loss, poaching and invasive species. As people kill these rare animals, through pesticides, hunting, poaching for medicinal use or for their skin or fur soon or later all these rare species will go extinct. The WWF are fight hard against that trend and preserve the rare species.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing ,creating awareness of protecting life and the living environment of those extinct animals.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/10-most-amazing-extinct-animals.html

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

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thanks to the effort of our outstation team, we were able to mobilise food provisions to 600 families living in Kelantan, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor during the Raya period with each of these families receiving RM200 worth of provisions. Adding onto the current 368 families in Klang Valley, a total of 968 families were benefitted from this. Special thanks to the sponsors who have contributed especially Hong Leong Foundation and partially from Tesco Malaysia (where we also ordered the provisions from). ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
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Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
5 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
5 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
5 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
5 months ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
5 months ago
Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
5 months ago
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
5 months ago
Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
Join us this weekend for Spiritual Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 9.30 am: Polish Gyenze's wish-fulfilling lamps 11.15 am: Introduction to Ayurveda 1.00 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? WhatsApp us at +6017 672 0757 to RSVP your place (and your meal!) See all March activities: bit.ly/2vAGpjF
5 months ago
Join us this weekend for Spiritual Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 9.30 am: Polish Gyenze's wish-fulfilling lamps 11.15 am: Introduction to Ayurveda 1.00 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? WhatsApp us at +6017 672 0757 to RSVP your place (and your meal!) See all March activities: bit.ly/2vAGpjF
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