Mumu’s Buddha Garden

Feb 18, 2012 | Views: 1,245

Dear friends, I wanted to share this special space created with you… I’ve been wanting to do this for a while and finally did… I have a open area next to the house. I installed a running area and safety glass around the parameters. And then we put a mini-obstacle course and on top of the obstacles course, placed stupas and Buddhas. It has become Mumu’s Buddha Garden.

It is a space Mumu, Oser, Dharma and their friend Zamkar can play in, enjoy fresh air, run around, sniff around and generally relax. I have three dogs and I love them… This space was created specially for them. As there are blessed Buddha statues and stupas, when they run around they will circumambulate around and plant seeds of enlightenment in their minds. Also purify their karmas. The Buddha statues/stupas are filled with mantras, sutras and images of Buddhas and consecrated also. I want my doggies to have a great place to play and be blessed for a future better rebirth of Dharma…

You see I want to make sure they have a good life, comfortable and happy. That is very important to me. But one day I will have to separate from them and when I do, I want to make sure my three dogs take very good rebirths. So I try to imprint as much dharma as I can for them. So this Buddha Garden is for that purpose and they will have fun at the same time. Each time they run around the obstacle course, they will circumambulate around a holy object planting much seeds fo enlightenment for their future lives… gaining merit and making close affinity to the Buddhas… This way I know I did the best for them now and for their future… I want to make sure they are ok in their future lives also… My love must extend to their future lives which I can impact now with dharma… I love them. Tsem Rinpoche

 

Mumu Garden 6

View from the left of Mumu’s garden… do you know which Buddha is sitting on the left?

 

Mumu Garden 1

View from the right side of Mumu’s garden.

 

Mumu Garden 5

A stupa which the dogs circumambulate around..

 

Mumu Garden 4

… the Fasting Buddha is in Mumu’s Buddha Garden..

 

Mumu Garden 2

Beautiful Nageswaraja. This Buddha is one of the 35 Confessional Buddhas. Very excellent for purification. See Mumu’s squeaky ball on the right? Hehe

 

Mumu Garden 3

Manjushri Buddha sits in the middle of Mumu’s garden. May my doggies and everyone who see this Manjushri get seeds of supreme wisdom planted in their mindstream..

 

And this is my adorable little Mumu…enj0y the garden for you my dear Mumu. I love you…

 

My Mumu very cute…

 

Oser, Dharma and Mumu are my three supercute dogs…

 

Oser, Dharma (yawning) and Mumu… hehehe

 

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  1. Joy Kam on Nov 26, 2018 at 12:36 am

    The Chair

    I have one chair I usually sit on to do my sadhana, watch a program, read, write, research and so on. But many times I return from my bathroom, Oser girl has taken over my chair. She gives me this look like, it’s her chair! She’s a spunky little schnauzer. The room has so much space, other sofas and places of interest, but my Oser has to hijack my chair always. I have to gently move her over and squeeze in next to her like I did last night into the same chair. We sat together for hours and she fell asleep in my chair huddled against me. Love is sharing a chair even though it’s meant for one occupant at a time. 😊 Tsem Rinpoche

  2. Pastor Adeline on Oct 31, 2018 at 8:04 am

    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. A must watch short video!! Tsem Rinpoche

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGQcQh3S12U&feature=youtu.be

  3. Pastor Shin Tan on Aug 22, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    Mumu boy was Tsem Rinpoche’s little Schnauzer. Partly because of Mumu Kechara was started and you must find out why that is. Do read more and see very cute adorable pictures: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=122472

  4. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:23 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche’s two adorable cute Schnauzer dogs Oser girl (white) and Dharma boy up to their various antics. Short videos that will warm up your day and give you a ‘cute attack!’ Enjoy!

    “Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnausers Oser and Dharma trying their luck”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGD7CtNmnuI

    “Tsem Rinpoche’s adorable Schnauzers Oser and Dharma have a challenge!”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX1UdH7IjQ8

    “Friendly Encounter”-Oser and Dharma meet Johnny & Casper
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVFk77PAOYk

    “Friendly Encounter”-Soer & Dharma meet Johnny & Casper (2)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkuXAcveV0E

    “Tsem Rinpoche’s Pet Schnauzer Oser’s Treat Time!”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ANtRnEFREA

    “Tsem Rinpoche’s doggie Oser girl and Dharma boy getting treats”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMUWYvWk3no

    “Dharma fights Chip! Showdown between Tsem Rinpoche’s pet Schnauzer and a dog on wheels!”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmGg6g8waNg

    “Dharma & Oser Getting Treats in Playhouse”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2dp8Fm87CQ

  5. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 20, 2018 at 8:42 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  6. Joy Kam on Jun 19, 2018 at 7:22 am

    You guys are going to have a cute attack with these two super adorable videos of Tsem Rinpoche’s doggies Oser and Dharma.-

    https://youtu.be/JX1UdH7IjQ8

    And

    https://youtu.be/YGD7CtNmnuI

    The videos JUST came out!

    Enjoy!

  7. Samfoonheei on Mar 9, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    Wow….great idea to have beautiful Buddha garden for our lovely and cute pets.Mumu’s Buddha Garden is indeed very beautiful….an example for pet’s lover to follow provided they have a spacious place.But at least to have images of Buddha as suggested by Rinpoche. Oser, Dharma and Mumu are so fortunate to have a garden to play and be blessed for a future better rebirth of Dharma… Mumu, Oser and Dharma are so adorable love by all who see them.
    Other then giving love and care for our pets we can do more for them as said by Rinpoche.Have a Stupa and Buddha statues around where by they can circumambulate around the Stupa, to implant Dharma seeds into their mind.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  8. Jacinta Goh on Mar 9, 2017 at 3:40 pm

    Rinpoche sees them as sentient beings, very precious and will definitely provide them method that spur them onto spiritual path but what we see is just pets. And what saddened me when I think of how precious are we to have human lives and yet we do not realised the preciousness of it.

    Sorry, I am definitely happy for Mumu, Oser and Dharma.. only suddenly thought of the preciousness of having human lives.

    Thank you Rinpoche .

  9. pavara on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    It is a good idea that we made this garden to bless the dogs and plant seeds in their mind stream for a better rebirth and to be close to dharma in their next life. The dogs are so cute especially Dharma (yawning) Its very compassionate for Rinpoche to make this garden for the three extra cute dogs to be blessed.

  10. Jutika on Jan 20, 2013 at 10:03 am

    It is nice to see that Rinpoche has gifted his wonderful 3 Mumu’s to a wonderful Buddha Garden where they can walk around, play with their friends Zamkar and Gizmo, relax, have a sniff of fresh air or just to stretch out!

    What Rinpoche has added in to his Mumu’s Garden is even more amazing.

    What Rinpoche added in to his Garden

    1. A 3ft Manjushri Statue

    2. A stupa

    3. Lots of Butter lamp offerings which are offered everyday.

    4. Lots of pots and plant for the Mumus to run around.

    I even got the chance to wash the Mumus Buddha Garden yesterday and it was a very fun experience to be able to wash and clean Mumus Garden.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this Article!

  11. Lucas Roth on Jan 20, 2013 at 12:41 am

    what a nice place, and also so blessed and has fresh air too. i hope mumu and friends all have a good time at this little garden. have fun mumus!!

  12. Julia Tan on Jul 22, 2012 at 1:58 am

    Mumu, Dharma and Oser are very fortunate to have Rinpoche. Rinpoche loves them like His own children. Rinpoche always told us that they do not have the fortunate to be reborn as a human. They cannot talk, cannot learn, practice or do dharma. One of the ways to help them is to let them collect merits. Rinpoche put a few Buddha statues and a Stupa in the garden to let them run around and circumambulate so that they collect merits. Same things goes to the fishes. Rinpoche also placed a few Buddha statues in the pond and let the fishes collect merits. Taking care of the doggies and fishes is one of the ways for us to collect merits and pro-long our lives

  13. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Mumu, Oser and Dharma are already very fortunate to meet Rinpoche in their current lives. Imagine how fortunate is it to be able to stay so close to high lama, even though they are born as dogs in this lifetime.

    With this garden, these 3 doggies receive blessings for their future lives unknowingly while they play outside. How fortunate is this? Rinpoche’s compassion towards beings is not just for the current but also future lives.

    Ever since I come to know Dharma, I also try to give the best to my little doggie. She has the pet pendant from Kechara and after my sandhana, I will always blow air on her body. I guess, this is what a pet lover will do – to provide them the best for not just this but also their future life. I believe, this is the best gift I can offer her in this current life.

  14. Jutika Lam on Jun 14, 2012 at 11:53 am

    What a wonderful and amazing garden for dogs to play at the same time circumambulate around Buddha Manjushri. So blessed! It is also good rain or shine as well as for exercising without having to go out to parks. This is really such a good idea.

  15. josephine on May 7, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    The Buddha Garden is so lovely. Great way for the mumus to plant seeds of enlightenment in their minds and also purify their karmas for better future rebirths. The mumus must be very happy to have a play garden made specially for them.
    They are such lucky dogs to be under the care of Rinpoche!

  16. Wan Wai Meng on Mar 9, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    Such care of animals by Rinpoche, always ready to come out with fresh new ideas to benefit animals. And also in KSK dog food is provided to the volunteers to feed stray animals when they go out on their rounds. Hope many efforts will go towards making Malaysia a land that protects animals. Perhaps Malaysia can be a place where there is zero animal cruelty and abandonment.

  17. Wee Liang on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:04 pm

    What a wonderful place for Mumu and company. In the world where so many people are starving and having so little, Mumu, Oser and Dharma has this beautiful garden to run about. True indication of karma. This 3 dogs must have been very generous to the dharma in their past lives.

  18. Li Kheng on Feb 22, 2012 at 1:22 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for assimilating another kind, fun and meaningful method to practice Dharma for our loved ones in our daily life.

    There is no better way to practice Dharma than in a manner that is CONSISTENT, EXPERIENTIAL and WITH RESULT. Creating a space like this for our pets can support us to achieve the above manner of practice: it creates a constructive and enjoyable activity the whole family unit engages in. Virtuous acts like this will enable the family unit to develop a harmonious environment in their home, collect merits to fuel their Dharma journey and purify the negative karma of their pets. With so much tangible benefits, it is likely that we will be encouraged to continue this activity which in turn develops consistency (and habituation) that results in more benefits…which eventually propels the positive spiral UPWARDS into the Dharma path!

    This is another typical “Tsem Tulku Rinpoche skillful method” that will empower us to be Dharma in action. Thank you Rinpoche for your wisdom and compassion!

  19. Adeline on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    Rinpoche built such a Beautiful buddha garden for His three lovely and cute mumus showed that Rinpoche really love and care for all sentient beings and their future lives and i can see some of the pets owners are going to follow suite now, good for them.

  20. Margaretlee on Feb 20, 2012 at 7:20 am

    what a wonderful way to care and love for our pets!

    Love and care should exceed beyond this life’s time, Rinpoche’s compassion is beyond this life’s time for all his students including his beloved pets, Mumu, Dharma and Oser, fishes and birds….

    planting dharma seeds and imprints is vital for animals as what can they do in this life besides playing, eating, sleeping?

    A buddha garden like this for pets is surely the BEST way for them to play, run around and collecting merits while purifying their karma at the same time. It is not just a 3 in 1, but many-in 1 formula!

  21. Nicholas on Feb 19, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    The Buddha Garden is so nice. Lucky for Mumu, Oser, Dharma & Zamkar.

    This garden shown Rinpoche cares for them. Rinpoche not only care for their current life but even want them to be benefitted for their future lives. Everything is based on Rinpoche compassion.

    They will collect a lot of merits for their future lives.
    That is what we want and can offer to our loved ones.

    Rejoice.

  22. Lim Han Nee on Feb 19, 2012 at 8:39 am

    What a lovely example you set, Rinpoche, about how to care for our furry friends and pets.

    To truly care is to care for them beyond this very short life, to plant Buddha and Dharma imprints for our pets to take good rebirth and to meet the Three Jewels and to receive the Dharma in their next lives.

    I must make determine efforts to plant such sacred and precious seeds in my five adopted stray cats who’re now my very active and playful and often rumbustious pets.

  23. Aurora on Feb 18, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    This is a very nice garden 🙂 They are so adorable, please Rinpoche, give them many many many kisses and hugs for me! <3

  24. Mc on Feb 18, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    “My love must extend to their future lives which I can impact now with dharma”

    This is such a wonderful attitude to have towards pets and everyone around us. It is a good reminder that there is so much we can do for our pets if we truly love them. Rinpoche has set such a good example by having a Buddha garden for the doggies. But even before this, Rinpoche has produced pendants for pets and has always told everyone to blow mantras on animals whenever we see them.

    I am glad for Mumu, Oser, Dharma and their friends and I am also happy that they have bought so much joy to Rinpoche.

    By the way, the garden looks nice and cosy.

  25. Lisa on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    Rinpoche you are so compassionate that no other word can be replace. For people who has pet at home please take good care of them, because they don speak to us. Our rinpoche show a very good example for us to learn to love sentient beings whom extended to animals too. I love my Bruno ( beagle) too.

  26. Cynthia Ng on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Mumu’s garden is so beautiful.
    Rinpoche is very kind and compassionate towards all sentient being. Rinpoche’s care and love to Mumu, Oser and Dharma is never ending.
    Rinpoche make all the way to ensure they are ok now and in the future. I love the way, will make suggestion to all my friends who has pet, they should give the precious blessing to all their pets.

  27. tenzin llhamo on Feb 18, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    Wow! What a great idea Rinpoche. Now Oser, Dharma and Mumu can run around freely and circuambulate while doing so. I personally do not have pets so what I did was put a White Tara appliqué thangka in my hall so whenever friends and relatives come into the house they can see Her and have the seeds planted in their mind. The garden is really beautiful! Its really good that many put effort for this beautiful garden.

  28. Khoo HH on Feb 18, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Look at what Rinpoche did even for his pets. We should be doing this for the people around us too by doing anything we can for them to connect to dharma and remain with Dharma. Now I can understand why are there so many different departments in Kechara. It’s to link different type of people to the Dharma. I’ve brough my best friend who love photography to Kechara InMotion, then to Kechara Soup Kitchen, then to Kechara Care. Through this I can let him connect to the Dharma gradually by knowing that practising Dharma can be in many different ways. Then I asked him to read Rinpoche’s blog. Now he’s reading Rinpoche’s blog very frequently. Eventhough he is a Christian, he told me that he likes Rinpoche’s teaching a lot. I feel very happy for him. For me, I have never thought of converting him to Buddhist but I’m doing this because I wanted to share with him what I really love. He had helped me a lot before, and I think this is the only best thing that I can give to him.

  29. lucy yap on Feb 18, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    Beautiful and neat garden.Mumu,Dharma and Oser are the luckiest dog in the world!With Buddhas and stupas in the garden to bless them each time they run around the garden.Right now I’m missing my dog!!
    One lesson learnt from this is to extend our love to our loved ones,not only in this lifetime but future lifetimes and that is Dharma.The greatest gift.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the beautiful pictures.

  30. Siong Woan on Feb 18, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    Rinpoche you are indeed a Buddha who walk the dharma you spoke! Who would have thoughts of making their pets m ambulated Buddha statues while playing?

    I wish all the pet owners would create their own mums gardens !

    I wish Mumu, Oscar and Dharma good rebirth..

  31. DR on Feb 18, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    What a splendid idea Rinpoche! As always! 🙂

    Now Mumu can play and have fun AND plant seeds of Buddhahood in their minds. Now when they invite their good friend Zamkar over, they have bigger space to themselves. One day when we build KWPC, they can all have their own playgrounds and perhaps sleep over parties??? Hahaha!

    JP worked hard to ensure that the Mumu’s Buddha Garden is done well. Thank you JP, on behalf of Mumu, Oser, Dharma and Zamkar. Woof Woof!xxx

  32. Datuk May on Feb 18, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    It is so liberating to see Mumu and friends running around Buddha Garden and have the exercise which is good for them. Freedom is what I felt seeing them in the Garden.

    Thank goodness, that the “seldom used” pool is converted to this wonderful garden to benefit Mumu.

  33. henry ooi on Feb 18, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Each time when I was in The Haven, I see all the mumus running around and playing, chasing after each other and an object that was thrown for them to play with. It is fun and funny seeing them happy in their Buddha’s Garden.

    It took a few days for the contractor to complete this special garden and now the mumus can enjoy their interaction and exercise.

    Rinpoche’s kind and compassionate thoughts and actions go way beyond just only for humans.

  34. Thierry Janssens on Feb 18, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for these images. It is is thoughtful and compassionate to create not only a covered beautiful garden for Mumu, Oser and Dharma, but also to have Buddhas in it.

    As Rinpoche kindly explained above.

    When they play, they actually cir-ambulate around the Buddha, adding a wonderful karmic connection and purifying negative karma.

    And when they are in the garden, ENJOYING it and SEEING Buddhas, they are connecting images of Buddhas with a pleasant and safe experience. In their next lives, when they will see a Buddha image, they will associate it with something pleasant, they will find it attractive and therefore will have an interest and an open mind about what the statue represents.

    I must do the same in my garden for my dogs…

  35. Frederick Law on Feb 18, 2012 at 11:40 am

    The Buddha Garden is very nice with so many holy item around the garden it sure plants seeds of Dharma in all 3 mumu’s, how lucky they are, furthermore the obstacle course is a fun place for them to run around, exercise and most importantly purify their karma by circumambulating, Rinpoche put so much love and care to Mumu, Oser and Dharma.

  36. Helena on Feb 18, 2012 at 11:32 am

    A garden that full of blessing, very lucky mumusss hehehe..they are sooooooo cute!! Having a space for them to play its very important as doggies will get depress easily if they keep in a closed space. These mumus are very blessed to have Rinpoche to take care of them and make sure they are ok and have a good rebirth when they leave. I wish i can run around in the garden too hehehe..very holy and bless place 🙂
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful garden.

  37. Spiritual diva on Feb 18, 2012 at 11:31 am

    Love the garden!!! Uber cool! Lucky Mumu, Dharma and Oser.

  38. Hui Keng on Feb 18, 2012 at 11:05 am

    Incredible love for animals which extend to their future lives. As can be seen here the way Rinpoche loves animals is similar to the way Rinpoche loves human beings if not even more. Everything that Rinpoche does for his close students and everybody else are always immensely impactful and meaningful for present and future lives.

    Your fortune to eternal happiness is at your door step, do not miss it!

  39. comel loo on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:44 am

    Good morning Rinpoche. Oser, Dharma and Mumu are very very lucky and fortunate to be with you. I pray that the sufferings of animals will end one day, and it is my dream to see that we humans treat our four legged family with respect, love and kindness. I dream that one day I live in a small cottage in the country and have my four legged family enjoy the space like your beautiful garden. With folded hands, thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  40. admin on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:00 am

    The awning is great. Even when it’s raining, the area stays relatively dry and the doggies can go out and play. We leave the door open so they can go in and out as they like most of the day.. I like this space for them so much…The new place we are building will have a much bigger space for them. I am excited for them.

  41. Victor on Feb 18, 2012 at 7:37 am

    Wow, this is very compassionate and creative effort to imprint dharma to animals, in this case the 3 cute dogs 😉
    Very good example of caring to all kind of sentient beings and should learn from Rinpoche to not just limiting dharma to sentient beings in human form but also sharing it to any other animals whenever we have chance to do so because only dharma can change the life condition of any being. Usually when feeding dogs or cats, I would recite ‘Om Ah Ra Ba Za Na Di’ and blow to them while they are eating. Hope this way could help them too. Hehe….
    Thank you for sharing. Take good care, Rinpoche

  42. Liz Fields on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:35 am

    What a wonderful idea, I love it!!! Gonna do this as soon as I get a bigger place 😀 Thank you so much for sharing this with us!

  43. Antoinette on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:28 am

    Beautiful garden, with such beautiful statues, lucky Mumu, lucky dogs and very good for everybody who sees the statues.
    Thank you for sharing Rinpoche

  44. Chandra Golay on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:18 am

    Blessed garden for the cuties. Its such a fabulous and creative place. How nice.

  45. Linda on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:18 am

    Whoops. That’s “I think I’ll borrow that idea for my doggie friends, too.”

  46. Linda on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:15 am

    Your doggies really are so cute!!! And what a great idea, Rinpoche, with the statues so they can circumambulate. Thank you for the idea. I think I’ll borrow for my doggye friends, too!

  47. Lim KSJC on Feb 18, 2012 at 6:09 am

    Wow, i think Mumu, Dhamar and Oser will like the garden very much and blessed every monment there… Thank u Rinpoche…

  48. Don Buchwalter on Feb 18, 2012 at 5:46 am

    What a wonderful garden! My little one would be jealous if she saw this!

    In all seriousness, a Buddha Garden really is a beautiful way to benefit our four legged friends. Thank you for posting this!

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  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 04:27 PM
    It is amazing that a cat can understand the rules that were told and abided by it. Even though the cat cannot chant but it just stays quietly, listening to the chanting and staring at the Buddha statue with full respect. The cat follows the vegetarian diet and refuses to eat meat.

    This cat must have a very strong imprint that it follows the monastic rule and so insistent on paying the homage to the Buddha. It must have been a Dharma practitioner before but due to its karma, it took rebirth in the three lower realm. Hopefully, after the cat dies, it will take rebirth as a human and continue to practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/vegetarian-cat-in-south-korea.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 25. 2019 12:22 AM
    When I was young, my parents used to bring me to the circus. I liked to go because there were animals that can do various tricks and I was totally amazed by what they can do. At that time, I found it to be very entertaining.

    Now that I know how the animals are trained to do the tricks, it bothers me a lot. It was out of ignorance that I found the circus to be entertaining. I will never go to the circus again.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/if-you-enjoy-circuses-must-see-this.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 05:16 PM
    The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden

    Wow, this article has over 500K readers! Find out what are they reading about. Who is this The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and how is he connected to Dorje Shugden.

    http://bit.ly/ZhabdrungRinpoche4th
  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 04:08 PM
    Many people like animals and love them unconditionally. Instead of buying animals, we should adopt one from the shelter. Each year, millions and millions of stray or abandoned dogs and cats are put to sleep because no one wants to adopt them.

    One reason not to buy dogs from a pet shop is because very often these puppies are bred from the puppy mill. Most puppy mills keep the mother dogs in the cage all year round, they are filthy and some exhibit strange behaviour due to stress. If people stop buying puppies from the puppy mills, fewer animals will suffer.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/give-them-a-home.html
  • Pastor Lanse
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 01:21 PM
    明辨是非——13段影片厘清针对多杰雄登护法的偏见和误解

    这系列视频的方便之处在于它们明确地针对有关多杰雄登禁令的相关疑问提供了答案。有兴趣对禁令做进一步了解的人能直接很省时省力地根据自己的疑问得到答案。记得最初研究禁令问题时,我翻遍互联网都看不到合理的解释,虽然网路上有一些零星的评论,但若不是亲达赖尊者反雄登的,就是亲雄登反达赖尊者的,两者的说法都太过牵强,缺乏客观论证,让人难以认同。现在有了这些客观论证的视频,我们要跟任何人解释多杰雄登问题就容易多了。

    https://bit.ly/2K8bb8D

  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 11:51 AM
    I have learned so much about the iconography of Buddhas from Rinpoche’s blog and I can understand now why we have to learn about the iconography. If we don’t know about the iconography, making offering to a Buddha becomes worshipping an idol. If we don’t learn about the iconography of Buddhas, we may reject the practice due to our ignorance. For example, if we learn the iconography of Vajrayogini, we will have doubt why a Buddha is naked and looks wrathful.

    Once we learn about the iconography of Buddhas, we will appreciate the manifestation of Buddhas in a certain form. When we share the knowledge we have learned, we can help others to clear their doubts and give them confidence in Buddhism too. When we learn more, we can benefit ourselves and others.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/facebook-question-why-is-lama-tsongkhapas-hat-yellow.html
  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Aug 24. 2019 11:49 AM
    It is very nice to know the army is open for religion practice and Buddhism is benefitting them. Life as an army is not easy and it is stressful. One of the ways to reduce stress is to meditate. Meditation is one of the practices in Buddhism and it is proven to be effective in calming people’s mind.

    In some countries, meditation is taught to the children at school to help them calm their mind and control their behaviour. It is said that children who meditate are calmer and are able to manage their emotion better. Some prisoners are also learning how to meditate to help them control themselves.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/buddhist-chaplains-in-the-us-army.html
  • Sofi
    Friday, Aug 23. 2019 07:56 PM
    Zasep Rinpoche Speaks Plainly About Dorje Shugden

    Unimpressed with wealth, fame, name or looking politically correct, Zasep Rinpoche is a devoted Dorje Shugden practitioner whose practice has been described by him as being “very close to [his] heart.” He remains loyal to the Protector practice passed to him by his masters, and is very dedicated in his determination to uphold the lineage and be of benefit to others. Having taken his practice as his life, Zasep Rinpoche also believes in the importance of respecting other traditions, and for monasteries and Dharma centres to support each other instead of being divided.

    Read more of this great Guru: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/zasep-rinpoche-speaks-plainly-about-dorje-shugden.html
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, Aug 23. 2019 03:26 PM
    It is good to know that house plant can purify the air in our house,elevate mode and promote wellness too.Some of the plant also look good as a decorative item.

    Most importantly the recommended list of plant here are not difficult to maintain and easy to take care.Thank you very much for sharing the good write up about benefits of the indoor plants.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2L4cfJy
  • sarassitham
    Friday, Aug 23. 2019 02:33 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing your memories and your precious and wonderful times with your guru. All the wonderful and precious times with your guru remains me of many things that passes through in our life journey. Your thoughts on writing up this article and giving us to read is extremely precious for me too. I gained some understand and some good info and ideas for us to follow.

    I have been reading and sharing most of your thoughts, and articles with friends and family member. Your sharing are extremely amazing with powerful message beautiful teaching. Hope it will soon reach many more people around the world. A lovey and precious article to read.
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Aug 23. 2019 02:06 PM
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche who was one of the foremost Tibetan Buddhist masters of our time. Been the philosophical assistant and junior tutor of the HH 14th Dalai Lama for more than forty years. A direct disciple of the great HH Pabongka Rinpoche. He had edited the book Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand written by HH pabongka Rinpoche .These Lam-Rim texts which is still been studied up to this day in the Gelugpa lineage. He was one of many Gelug Lamas who had taught in the West. Here he is depicted with Dorje Shugden an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri.
    Thank you for this sharing of a beautiful art piece.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-teacher-of-teachers-his-holiness-kyabje-trijang-rinpoche
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Aug 23. 2019 02:01 PM
    Truly amazing looking through those pictures of greenery and hilly landscapes, snow caped mountains, natural flowing watercourse river and beautiful flowers. All is nature , the natural beauty of lakes, rivers, mountains , waterfall , lush green valley and so forth is amazing. The environment and the scene of the places are melodious, beautiful and charming. Simply love to look at it.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/beautiful-scenes-free-download.html
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Aug 22. 2019 06:30 PM
    This is such a beautiful story. When Joao found Jinjing the penguin, out of compassion, he rescued Jinjing. He made sure Jinjing has recuperated before releasing Jinjing back to where it came from. Joao didn’t expect anything from Jinjing.

    However, Jinjing remembers the kindness of Joao and comes back to visit Joao every year. Animals may not be able to talk but they can feel the sincerity of human beings. Jinjing knows that Joao is very kind and will never hurt it.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/jinjing-the-penguin-swims-5000-miles-every-year-to-visit-the-man-who-saved-him
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Aug 22. 2019 02:52 PM
    Thank you very much for beautiful and good article about pilgrimage to Bodhgaya.Buddhist around the world is encourage to make a trip to Bodhgaya.Just Bodhgaya itself there is so many beautiful places to visit.

    The Bodhi tree where Buddha Shakyamuni attain enlightenment is consider the most significant of the 7 sacred sites in Bodhgaya.Here the details enough for us to plan a trip to Bodhgaya.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2TPVu8I
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Aug 22. 2019 02:11 PM
    It’s a great experience where a small group of Kechatians of a live time going on a meritorious journey to Shar Gaden Monastery in Mundgod, South India . On behalf of His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara in making an offerings to all 650 monks of the monastery. Wow…..that’s really wonderful , looking through at those beautiful pictures tell us a thousands words.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/journey-to-shar-gaden-monastery-2019-making-offerings-to-the-sangha.html

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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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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Fresh eggplants grown on Kechara Forest Retreat\'s land here in Malaysia
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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
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Mahapajapati Gotami – the first Buddhist nun ordained by Lord Buddha- https://bit.ly/2IjD8ru
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Sacred Vajra Yogini
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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
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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

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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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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
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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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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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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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    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
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    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
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    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
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    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
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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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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    7 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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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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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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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
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Join us on Saturday, 24th August 2019 in celebrating International Dorje Shugden Day with an evening of auspicious and powerful pujas for abundance, prosperity, longevity and wish-fulfilment! PROGRAMME 4:00pm – Prayer Flag Puja & Lhasang Smoke Offering Ritual 5:30pm – Free vegetarian dinner 6:30pm – Gyenze Increasing Fire Puja 9:00pm – End Collectively, these pujas are a celebration of Dorje Shugden’s blessings and are highly beneficial for all sponsors and attendees. There’s really no better place to celebrate Dorje Shugden Day than in Kechara Forest Retreat, which is home to the world’s largest Dorje Shugden statue. MORE INFO: kecharaforestretreat.com/dorjeshugdenday
Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
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Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
“Be kind to animals.” Let your kids join the monthly Animal Liberation at Kechara House, Sunwaymas.
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“Be kind to animals.” Let your kids join the monthly Animal Liberation at Kechara House, Sunwaymas.
Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
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Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
Encourage the kids to express their feelings and at the same instill the dharma to them. Alice, KSDS
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Encourage the kids to express their feelings and at the same instill the dharma to them. Alice, KSDS
Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
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Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children recite Migtsema and Manjushri mantra before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Student do full prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Student do full prostration before the start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wen Yue led students to do key chain as part of art and craft activity. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wen Yue led students to do key chain as part of art and craft activity. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- close bonding during WOAH camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- close bonding during WOAH camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Teenage dharma class in Kechara House . Lin Mun KSDS
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Teenage dharma class in Kechara House . Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity, calligraphy with best wishes words. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity, calligraphy with best wishes words. Lin Mun KSDS
KISG has been performing White Tara and Dorje Shugden puja for 4 consecutive nights. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has been performing White Tara and Dorje Shugden puja for 4 consecutive nights. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG members travelled to KFR for Ullambana today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG members travelled to KFR for Ullambana today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
After the Bird Liberation, we proceeded with Dorje Shugden puja. Just before we started our puja, Pastor Patsy gave us a short Dharma Sharing. Pastor spoke about Dharma practice in these days and reminded us to always keep our samaya with Guru intact. To honour our promises, reduce our worldly activities and practice Dharma strongly. Thank you Pastor for the valuable advice~Jacinta, KPSG
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After the Bird Liberation, we proceeded with Dorje Shugden puja. Just before we started our puja, Pastor Patsy gave us a short Dharma Sharing. Pastor spoke about Dharma practice in these days and reminded us to always keep our samaya with Guru intact. To honour our promises, reduce our worldly activities and practice Dharma strongly. Thank you Pastor for the valuable advice~Jacinta, KPSG
We chanted Medicine Buddha's mantra before we blessed them. May they be connected with Buddha always. ~Jacinta , monthly Bird Liberation Kechara Penang Study Group
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We chanted Medicine Buddha's mantra before we blessed them. May they be connected with Buddha always. ~Jacinta , monthly Bird Liberation Kechara Penang Study Group
Special thanks to Linny Neoh and her friend for joining our Kechara Penang Study Group Bird Liberation. ~Jacinta, KPSG
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Special thanks to Linny Neoh and her friend for joining our Kechara Penang Study Group Bird Liberation. ~Jacinta, KPSG
Birds were blessed before their departure to freedom. They deserved love & freedom too ~Jacinta,KPSG
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Birds were blessed before their departure to freedom. They deserved love & freedom too ~Jacinta,KPSG
Pastor Patsy giving explanation during Bird Liberation event. Kechara Penang Study Group's monthly bird liberation - Jacinta
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Pastor Patsy giving explanation during Bird Liberation event. Kechara Penang Study Group's monthly bird liberation - Jacinta
Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma Class every Sunday morning, Teachers and students start dharma learning at this blissful morning ~By KSDS Jayce Goh
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Re: Kechara Sunday Dharma Class every Sunday morning, Teachers and students start dharma learning at this blissful morning ~By KSDS Jayce Goh
Kechara Sunday Dharma Class every Sunday morning, Teacher Lin Mun start class with Manjusri prayers after prostration ~By KSDS Jayce Goh
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Kechara Sunday Dharma Class every Sunday morning, Teacher Lin Mun start class with Manjusri prayers after prostration ~By KSDS Jayce Goh
Mdm Glian Sim offered Serkym on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Mdm Glian Sim offered Serkym on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Janice So offered water to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Janice So offered water to Lama Tsongkhapa, Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Ms. Leow offered lights and incense prior to the prayer session in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Ms. Leow offered lights and incense prior to the prayer session in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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