VIDEO: “(Re)visiting an Extraordinary Life: The Tsem Rinpoche Biography Group in the USA”

May 18, 2012 | Views: 1,633

November 19, 2010

With Chinese subtitles

May 25, 2012

A team from Kechara went to the USA to interview my friends and family about myself. Asked them what they remembered about me growing up in New Jersey and Los Angeles.

This is a condensed video of all the interviews they did with my:

  1. Sister Lidshma
  2. Cousin Sara
  3. Childhood friend Marc Reed
  4. Childhood friend Dawn Giordano
  5. Cousin Debbie
  6. Cousin Darlene
  7. Cousin Diana
  8. Childhood friend Nina
  9. Aunt Matza
  10. Aunt Meda
  11. Dharma friends Anila Thupten (Carmen)
  12. Ven Gen Tenzin
  13. Cousin Susie
  14. Cousin Lizzie
  15. Anila Lobsang Dolma

There are short little snippets of my relatives and friends sharing about myself growing up with me. It’s a very well-made video by Kechara and it explains their thoughts of myself as a child. What we did together. I will put up the full length videos another time of each of their interviews and a book will come out as a result of the research. For now enjoy some snippets. These are people from my childhood.

Some pictures hold very strong memories. For example when I see seeing Rashi Gempil Ling Temple (Buddhist Church) and how the layout hasn’t changed at all!..I frequented Rashi Gempil Ling as my first teacher Ken Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche lived there and I often went for teachings. I love the teachings.

Most of the people in these interviews I did not meet for over 30 years now. It is really nice to see them again in this video. It is very nice to see and hear their voices.

I thank my friends and relatives for their candid thoughts about growing up with me with our Kechara Bio Team. I miss all of them and they are in my thoughts always.

I like to share this with all of you here and around the world. It is very touching for me to see all these beautiful people from my past. From my childhood. From a time long ago yet I remember all of them like it was yesterday.

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 Hehee…this is a picture of myself with a wig on when I was much younger and my cousins Naran and Sara holding me to force me take a photo..LOL. We had fun!!

My cousins Lizzie (left) and Susie. Susie use to babysit me…I was very mischievous as a kid Susie said…hehe. Notice Susie is wearing the beautiful pendant of Buddha from Kechara I designed. I wanted Susie to be safe.

 

Myself around 7 or 8 years old. That was back in 1972-73. My beautiful cousin Susie on the left and her friend (red shirt) on the right..I loved when Susie came over to babysit me. She was fun, generous, giving and she has a heart of gold. I use to play alot of pranks and tricks on her and she never gets angry. She would take the time to take me out to the boardwalk, arcade, rollerskating rink, eat, shop or just for a nice drive. She was so fun..I have so many good memories of Susie..

Myself in the centre with my wonderful childhood friends Nina (left) and her fun sister on the right..this was taken at their home. I loved going over their house to play. They were very good friends of mine. We had lots of fun with monoply..hehehe.

My birthday party with all my friends, cousins, neighbourhood kids..You can see Dawn Giordano, Nancy Nelson, Kim Albataew, Nina Noronov, Lisa Albataew, Butchy Sochorow, Shawn Nelson, Sara Andreyev, Kaminksy Andreyev, etc and my older cousins Susie and Lizzie watching over us. I am in the yellow and blue shirt in the centre….

Left in red is my cousin Sonia, centre my cousin Sara and me in the white. This was in Los Angeles, California. The girls flew out to meet me. I was so happy to meet them. I was working and living on my own in Los Angeles. Behind me is the Dharma centre Thubten Dhargye Ling I lived at. My two cousins and myself would ride around in my Volkswagon bug car. I drove them all over the city as it was there first time here. We all were young and didn’t have much money, but we made the dollar stretch and had plenty of fun. I remember the time fondly. I grew up with these cousins. Sonia lived in Philadelphia but she would be back in Howell, New Jersey couple times a year for holidays, family events, visits and all. I liked when she visited. Sara lived just couple a minutes away from where I lived in Howell. Sara has kept in contact with me for the last two decades. She always kept in contact. Sara with her m0m (Aunt Matza) visited Malaysia too. I was real happy to see them.. Those were the fun days in the 1980’s with my cousins in Los Angeles…

This is the house I grew up in Howell, New Jersey. This is what it looks like today. It is owned by other people now. But it looks basically the same as when I was living there. We have a big yard in the front and back.

Paris and our bio research team standing in front of my family home two years back. Our Kechara Team flew to the US to interview my friends and relatives for my bio book. Brings back alot of memories to see this picture. I have not been back for over 25 years….

This is Rashi Gempil Ling Temple (Buddhist Church) which is 10 mins from my childhood home in Howell, New Jersey. I have a spectacular teacher here Most Ven. Ken Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche who has passed away now. I use to ride my bike to this temple as a kid to receive the holy dharma in this temple from this great master…. I love this place. I love my teacher so much.

Here our Kechara Bio Team from Malaysia visits the temple together with my childhood friend Ani Thupten (centre). She is a wonderful nun and person ( Anila’s interview here:  https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=19028 ). I am happy the bio team were able to visit my childhood home and interview many of my friends and relatives.

I have posted just a few pictures here, I will post many more in the future..

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  1. Joy Kam on Dec 14, 2018 at 5:02 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 10:31 am

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

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

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

    ~ Tsem Rinpoche

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

  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 6:27 am

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

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

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com

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  4. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 19, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 20, 2017 at 1:24 am

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

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  6. Lin Mun on Dec 26, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    Thank you Bio team for doing the video on Rinpoche Biography and thank you Rinpoche for sharing his life story in USA.

    It is really amazing to see a young child who has such a strong imprint in dharma. No matter how much challenges and obstacles he face from family rejection on him practicing dharma, Rinpoche did not give up and still live a very happy person.

    Rinpoche’s determination in learning dharma is very inspiring. Thank you again for sharing the life story of Rinpoche.

  7. R.P Thundup on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Hi Rinpoche!
    I am practicing Buddhism since 1998 and became a student of Lama Zopa in 2006, but my main adviser was Lama Lhundrup. Oh how I miss him! It is hard to continue on the path when the counsellor, the best one I could find available just left this world. But I am grateful that he really put me on the path when every time we met he gave me “dharma work” to do… and I did. The last practice he gave me to do, in december before he died, was The Guru Yoga of Jay Tsong Khapa. I found it hard to start and had to discover it all by myself without any further indication, but since the moment he told me “Now, you will practice Jay Tsong Khapa Guru Yoga” I can say tha my life has been moving fast.

    Ups and downs, faith and doubts, leading week-end meditation retreats and so often doubting I could help with it (although the few people I have accompanied came out transformed and happy.. and still are). Looking forward for growing, blooming, I frequently pray that all I need to quickly reach enlightenment be granted to me for the benefit of others.

    This august, for the 9th time I am returning to Ladakh, where I went for the first time in 2001. This land, Likir Gompa especially, is a land I know in my cells. There, the first time I visited Likir Monastery, when I sat in the main temple with the monks, I cried, having the strong undeniable feelings of knowing that place, its smell, the sounds, the pictures of the previous Panchen Lama, etc. everything was soooo familiar although I had never been there. Every time I returned since, I always sit and become “kind of” emotionally upside down. It’s and unusual story around me and I rarely told it!

    Reading your blog and story and viewing some of your documentaries, I felt a strong need to tell you that I was touch. I felt I could also give you glimpses of my “secret” relation with Ladakh. You know wath: I have adopted a family (or have been adopted by them :-), in Hemis Shukpachan, where the children have given me a name “Thundup” and to honour it, when I took refuge with Lama Zopa, I asked him… begged him… to give me that name and after a few joking like : “Who gave you this name? The birds? The trees? The mountains?”, he asked the monk beside him to write in down in a refuge booklet and gave it to me with a mala. Two years before an old Ladakhi (83), ex monk with Bakula Rinpoche in his teenage, told me “You will be reborn here in your next life and if you pray the Dalaï-Lama every day in this present life, you will be reborn as a good monk”. Later, in 2010, in my little himalayan Ladalhi village, working in “my family” garden, an old amchi stopped his peaceful walk to talk with me, inviting me to come to have diner at his house. That night I was there. After a long moment of sharing, he became silent, looked in my eyes and said “we met before. We met in another life, that is why I talked so easily to you this morning”.

    I don’t know how all these glimpses work or will work on me. All I know is that I have to work, work, work, although I am so un-perfect, although some days I have hard time to deal with my inner weakness.

    I have sponsored the kids of my ladakhi family with the help of many people here, in Montreal, so that they can get the best education as possible, and they repay me zoo much in the words they send me through Faecebook. I have been with a disable boyfriend for 27 years now, taking care of him with the best I could give, so imperfectly sometimes, but still give him all I can and he repay me with so much kindness and love when I want to travel to the Himalayas, India and Nepal, every second year, for visiting my friends and retreating at Tushita, Namgyal monastery, and Root Institute. Again I will have the good fortune to be in Kopan to receive Lama Zopa’s teachings and also in Ranjung Yeshe Institute to receive some teaching from Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche (I am dubbing Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche in french on his Tara Triple Excellence online course). All this happen in my life and I am soooo grateful!

    I know, my post is long! I apologize! Just needed toi share and fought you were a wonderful human being I could share with!

    May you be healthy, happy, peaceful and live long!
    I hope I will ever have the chance to meet with you!

    Respect and gratitude for being just what you are,
    R.P. Thubten Thundup

  8. Janna Weiss on Nov 9, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    Wonderful, not only a celebration of Rinpoche, but of the Kalymk community, the family, friends, students, and of course the teachers and the sangha. Truly wonderful, moving. That is really what a biography of a great and humble spiritual master is, isn’t it? Selfless tribute and gratitude to all the beings. My first time to Rinpoche’s website. Thank you, Rinpoche and all of you, for the wonderful teaching.

  9. Julia Tan on Jul 15, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    No one knows what’s happening to Rinpoche when the party ended, when all the guests went home. No one knows how Rinpoche has been abused after the cousins and friends had left. Rinpoche never complain nor telling any one about what His foster mother did to him. Despite of all the hardship, Rinpoche always bring laugher and happiness to others since very young age.

  10. Wei Theng on Jun 26, 2012 at 2:35 am

    Thanks so much to the BIO team that we got to know so much more about the life story of Rinpoche.
    Rinpoche has been very consistent and persistent in his Dharma practice. Rinpoche has been compassion and kind throughout his life to the people around him despite all the abuse and difficulties that he has been through. Besides, the determination and strong faith that Rinpoche has towards Dharma is unbelievable. I could not imagine if I am him, would i run away so far for the sake of learning Dharma.
    Rinpoche is also the living example of Guru devotions, serves his Gurus without any questions and doubt, just followed his Guru instructions like what is shared by Anila Lobsang Dolma. I have so much more to learn from Rinpoche.
    Thank you so much Rinpoche for giving us the great lessons of your life.

  11. adrian cho on May 24, 2012 at 11:01 am

    This video really touching me and inspiring me.
    Also we can know more about how Rinpoche grew up in childhood.
    Really appreciate it and thank you Rinpoche for sharing to us.

    • Wan Wai Meng on Jun 23, 2012 at 4:07 am

      There was a really fantastic team who headed over to US to do the bio. Thank you for bringing back so much information and knowledge back to the world and all over the internet.

  12. abby F on May 22, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    What impressed me the most is, even though Rinpoche has gone through so much hardships, He is still a cheerful and loving person. Even when Rinpoche was still a kid and life was very tough, He was never a burden to someone.

    And today, Rinpoche is the Guru who guides, loves and cares for thousands of people for so many years. Rinpoche shows us the real Dharma.

  13. Irene Lim on May 21, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche has very strong karmic link with Mongolians.

  14. Su Ming on May 20, 2012 at 8:52 pm

    I was very fortunate to be part of the BIO team who visited in 2010. I sat down and listened to the intreviews conducted by the writers ie Paris & Sharon. Some, you really laughed out loud cause it is so Tsem Rinpoche with Rinpoche teasing and pranks. But most of it, you are so touched and it brings tears to your eyes as the suffering Rinpoche had to endeavoured during his child/teenage “hood” even during his monkhood.

    I do put myself sometimes at Rinpoche shoes and I always wonder what will I do. Will I submit to my parents’ demand/expectation or do I choose to go the same path as Rinpoche. Well, I will probably choose the “easy” short term path as I am spoiled.

    Well, that is the question US as a student should to ASK ourselves.WHY?

    Then we will appreciate our Guru more. WE DID NOT “give up” 47 years of our life like Rinpoche did and whatever he “gave up” was the results of what Kechara is today.

  15. Victor Phang on May 20, 2012 at 8:15 am

    Thank you very much to Kechara Bio Team that traveled so many different places, interviewed so many people and produced such a meaningful video for everyone of us.

    Very touching production. Really amazed by Rinpoche’s very strong faith, mind, hardwork, commitment and determination to learn Dharma despite countless obstacles from time to time.

    We are really blessed students who so fortunate to have such a compassionate and knowledgeable Guru in this life time. I don’t know what I had done in my previous life to have enough merits to meet you now. I’m truly grateful! _/\_ Om Mani Pedme Hung.

    Thank you very much, Rinpoche.
    Take good care.
    With love,
    VP

  16. tenzin llhamo on May 19, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    This shows that Rinpoche is always kind, fun, happy, loving, caring and compassionate. It is not something that someone spoke and promoted it with no experience of feeling it. Even as a growing child, Rinpoche already showed so many signs of the above. Although Rinpoche’s cousins have no blood relations but they treated Rinpoche with love and care always. The ending part of the video brought tears to my eyes because all those people are happy, proud and remember all the fond memories that Rinpoche brought them. Thank you Bio Team for the hard work. The interviews let us know how much Rinpoche went through growing up.

  17. mayy on May 19, 2012 at 8:42 am

    Though Rinpoche has to go through the hardships and abuse in the family for years, he would always display the fun, caring, loving and giving side of him consistently even till todate. Something that many of us have to check ourselves and to assimilate these qualities consistently into our mindstream to be a better person for others.

  18. Uncle Eddie on May 18, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    The little snippets certainly provide refreshing memories and lovely thoughts of Rinpoche’s early life, but a full video cum a book of complete results of the Research will be more ideal and complete. Like the saying goes, “A picture speaks more louder than a thousand words”. Perhaps like some people remarked, “This should be made into a movie to bring people through enlightenment of Rinpoche’s life. Part of whatever captured in the snippets of Rinpoche with his real and foster family can also be potrayed into the movie in support of the full live story up till now. How Kechara House was so gracefully established and set up by Rinpoche should also be potrayed. It will also be like how a Buddha “grew” up in a samaric World of today.

  19. Yoke Fui on May 18, 2012 at 9:07 am

    I’m glad that Rinpoche did have some fun filled times in his childhood. It always sadden me to read about the difficulties he faced as a young boy with foster parents at both Taiwan & USA.

    It takes a person like Rinpoche, of very strong will and powerful positive imprints from previous lives to turn out to be a shining example of virtues for others despite of all the abuses and neglect he received in his childhood.

  20. Han on May 18, 2012 at 8:37 am

    I love this video. Very touching!
    Young Rinpoche was remembered as :
    A Happy person, special boy, funny, always smiling, always looking ways to make other happy, caring, compassionate…etc , In this video, what struck in my mind is CONSISTENCY.
    Today, Rinpoche well known as a compassionate, generous, fun loving Guru at all times…

    Thank you Bio Team !

  21. Carmen Koo on Sep 17, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    Rinpoche’s life in the US is such a huge teaching in itself for us, for me, as Rinpoche’s student.

    The struggles, the accomplishments, the perseverance, success, and the coincidence (or not) of events that occurred throughout Rinpoche’s life constantly is my inspiration for me when its ‘one of those days’, a motivation for me to do more, to do better. Rinpoche, like Mother Theresa, is my walking, living inspiration.

    It is hard to even keep your character stable and consistent for one week let alone one day, but for Rinpoche, he has been consistent since his childhood days. If that isn’t a feat, I don’t know what is. Rinpoche really is something.

    I am anxiously waiting in anticipation for Rinpoche’s bioraphy series to come out!! 🙂

  22. Anila on Feb 8, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    When you tell your Biography and life story you must have real life interview with people who have been involved. Yes, people will believe what has been said and told. But the impact that goes with it will be so much greater. Rinpoche has so much forsight in organisng this project. Securing finance to fund the Project and getting the right people to do it. Imagine going to America will cost a lot of money. Through his determination and help from his students he has accomplished his vision. I am sure this will benefit viewers a lot. The video interview will also attract many people to learn from Rinpoche’s life experiences in his life story. Kechara will be known now and Rinpoche’s teachings will benefit more people.

  23. martin on Dec 3, 2010 at 5:18 am

    I cannot think of anyone i know other than Rinpoche who has been so consistent in character since childhood, regardless of what he went through. Most of us tasted some of life’s vicissitudes and became cynical, if not bitter. Although i was aware of Rinpoche’s difficulties as a child, for me, watching this short video makes it very personal. Rinpoche lives his teachings and his life is a rich teaching even unspoken. He has lived the lessons that he teaches us now. And this is only the begining of his bio expose’. I am inspired and i am in complete awe of how well the video is made by the Bio Team. Thank you so much for your work, the result of which tell us so clearly how fortunate we are to have Tsem Rinpoche as our Guru.

  24. Koh Hee Peng on Nov 20, 2010 at 1:57 am

    Looking forward to the full videos of the interviews 😀 Many thanks to The Biography Group in their works in producing Rinpoche’s Biography!!

    Rinpoche’s life is very, very inspiring. In comparison to the obstacles and hardships that Rinpoche had to endure when he was a kid back then, whatever obstacles I faced in reaching out for dharma are indeed very, very insignificant. In fact, most of the time the obstacles that I face stem from my own self, not others – lazines, discomfort with change, etc.

    Despite all the challenges and difficulties, Rinpoche has managed to find the path that led him to become what he his today – an enlighten being, the founder of Kechara Organisation and a compassionate, generous, fun loving Guru who at all times place the interest of other beings before him who works hard to bring dharma closer to as many beings as possible.

    Truly Inspiring~!!

  25. Goh Soon Eng on Nov 19, 2010 at 11:38 pm

    I love the video. It is short sweet and very informative. Thanks Bio Team.

  26. mima on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    Wonderful video!
    Very nicely done.Very inspiring and moving! Thank you!
    I love to hear all the stories. especially the one when the electric went off and how Rinpoche was always so kind and giving, thinking about others.

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    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 12:28 PM
    The Great Buddha of Kamakura is one of the most iconic landmarks in Japan. The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a monumental outdoor bronze statue , that’s attracted many thousands of tourists and locals yearly. Been the second largest bronze Buddha statue in Japan. Wow it seem that the Great Buddha of Kamakura has a long and illustrious history, reflected in its architectural legacy, especially its numerous shrines and temples. Truly amazing having gone through many disaster yet it still remind to this day with many renovation done to restore the beauty. Have not been to Japan before but have heard many stories regarding the beauty of this amazing statue.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/i-love-kamakura-buddha-in-japan.html
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    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 12:27 PM
    In Buddhism, symbolic offerings are made to the Triple Gem, giving rise to contemplative gratitude and inspiration. Offerings such as objects such as a lit candle or butter lamp, burning incense, flowers, food, fruit, water or drinks. Each material offerings is imbued representing each different symbolic meanings . Example the lighting of a candle or an butter lamp represents the light of wisdom illuminating the darkness of ignorance while the burning of incense represents the fragrant scent of morality and so on.
    Great knowledge and teachings from this post , explaining with details the importance of offerings.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

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    Thank you Rinpoche for having made a Wealth Box in the beautiful Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). It will attracts powerful energies of abundance and to attract the resources as well for the growth and expansion of Kechara Forest Retreat . We are fortunate and have the rare opportunity able to take part in this an extremely meritorious Dharma activity. Many thousands have seen benefited from this.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/get-involved-in-the-wealth-box-project-in-kfr.html?
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 04:39 PM
    Truly an amazing and informative article that every parent should read.This school does not focus just the academic results but it also emphasises on living in harmony with our environment.

    The design concept for Green School is simply superb having constructed with bamboo,local grass and renewable resources.Thank you very much for sharing such a good article.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2kF3oF5
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 04:34 PM
    I am not surprised to know that trees are good to the human’s body. I remember my grandparents used to live in a village where there was a lot of green, not so much concrete and traffic, they were healthy and seldom sick. I like to live there too because the air was very fresh.

    In the cities where there are fewer trees, people tend to get sick easily due to pollutant caused by vehicles, industrial waste, etc. It is proven that trees are a good provider of oxygen and they can absorb and filter pollutants. Many metropolitan cities in Europe have started to plant more trees and they have a plan to grow more trees in the city for the wellbeings of the residents.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/scientists-have-discovered-that-living-near-trees-is-good-for-your-health.html
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 03:07 PM
    Malaysia has visitors from all over the world as our country here is beautiful, peaceful and diverse. I am fortunate to be in Malaysia with wonderful friends here too. So many people from all over the world visit our Kechara stalls, outlets and Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. They really are happy to invite Dorje Shugden home with them along with his prayers, photo, poster, mantra and information booklet. Many of them return and or contact to tell us their wishes has been fulfilled when they sincerely pray to World Peace Buddha protector Dorje Shugden. It makes me so happy to benefit others.

    Tsem Rinpoche

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2lU7XLM
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 03:02 PM
    Arya Nagarjuna was a famous Mahasiddha, Buddhist philosopher, and alchemist who was born 400 years after Buddha Shakyamuni’s parinirvana.

    He is known for establishing the Middle Path (Madhyamaka) Buddhist tradition, making gold to fulfil the needs of the Sangha, and retrieving the Prajnaparamita Sutra from the Naga realm.

    Read more about him here http://bit.ly/2kkUDQa
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 02:51 PM
    Today, the practical applications of Einstein’s theories include the development of the television, remote control devices, automatic door openers, lasers, and DVD-players. Recognized as TIME magazine’s “Person of the Century” in 1999, Einstein’s intellect, coupled his strong passion for social justice and dedication to pacifism, left the world with infinite knowledge and pioneering moral leadership. So was his passion for Buddhism and its teachings. Today we present you Einstein’s world famous quotes on Buddhism that will be of a great value to understand how much the Buddhism was close to Einstein’s heart.

    Read his quote at http://bit.ly/2lRoRea
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, Sep 17. 2019 02:36 PM
    An Introduction To The Buddha Form And Iconography

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Read more about Tsarchen Losal Gyatso at http://bit.ly/2kj8bM9

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
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Very powerful story! Tibetan Resistance group Chushi Gangdruk reveals how Dalai Lama escaped in 1959- https://bit.ly/2S9VMGX
At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
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See beautiful pictures of Manjushri Guest House here- https://bit.ly/2WGo0ti
Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
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Beginner’s Introduction to Dorje Shugden~Very good overview https://bit.ly/2QQNfYv
Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat's land here in Malaysia
Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
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Most Venerable Uppalavanna – The Chief Female Disciple of Buddha Shakyamuni - She exhibited many supernatural abilities gained from meditation and proved to the world females and males are equal in spirituality- https://bit.ly/31d9Rat
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns~ https://bit.ly/2Z1C02m
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
The Largest Buddha Shakyamuni in Russia | 俄罗斯最大的释迦牟尼佛画像- https://bit.ly/2Wpclni
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
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Dorje Shugden works & archives - a labour of commitment - https://bit.ly/30Tp2p8
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha\'s mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
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    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    6 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    8 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    8 months ago
    Cute!
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    Uncle Wong
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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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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