Must Watch: How Google and Facebook Affect Spirituality?

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In this video, H.E. Tsem Rinpoche explains why rain dance no longer works with the advancement of modern technology. Instead of respecting nature as practised by many groups of indigenous people around the world, people who are in the advanced and developed world are known to destroy and exploit nature. When nature is not respected, the elementals that love nature and facilitate rainfall are driven away. Therefore, when the rain dance and other rain rituals are done in areas that lack elementals for rain, the rituals naturally will not work.

Instead of saying the rituals and rain dance do not work, Rinpoche explains the relation between spirituality and elementals for rain, and how we drive these elementals away by being unspiritual – hurting animals, especially those of the water, killing animals and eating meat, developing and relying on modern technology, etc.

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Rinpoche: Factors for rain is natural. It is totally meteorological.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: It is totally natural.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: And it’s not raining these days is because of the climate change or global warming.

Elizabeth: Right. Exactly, that’s what I think.

Rinpoche: But you see, that’s why it’s not raining.

Elizabeth: Right.

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Rinpoche: But, if you had a little leprechaun whom you can command to get you a cup of water, and every time you snap your finger and the little leprechaun goes to get you water, isn’t he quite reliable?

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: It’s just an example. But if the source of the water ran out for the little leprechaun and he can’t…

Elizabeth: He can’t get the water.

Rinpoche: Yes…

Elizabeth: Oh, I see what you are saying. I see the parallel.

Rinpoche: Yes, and that’s not to convince you.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: It’s how I think.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Does that mean that the leprechaun doesn’t work?

Elizabeth: That means the leprechaun can’t work, which is different.

Rinpoche: Exactly!

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: So, Indian rain dances are similar to Tibetan pujas for rain. There are elementals, nature spirits that can influence the natural order of things to make things happen.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: But if the natural order of things is out of order, these beings can’t do it anymore.

Elizabeth: Can’t do it.

Rinpoche: So, when the Indians do their rain dance, their dance has nothing to do with the water. It has nothing to do with the sky, cumulus clouds, and liquid. It has nothing to do with that.

When they dance and make offerings, they sing, wear colourful costumes, they are pleasing a race of elementals who have been around on our earth for thousands of years before us who can go and change things to make the rain come.

The reason why the rain dances don’t work now is because the very things that these elementals use to create rain are gone because we destroyed the environment.

Elizabeth: Right. Understand.

Rinpoche: So, in that way, the rain dances don’t work anymore.

Elizabeth: Right. Right.

Rinpoche: That would explain why the very intelligent practical American Indians would do this for thousands of years…

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Before the white man…

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: And it is not a show, it is not a tourist thing.

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: It must have worked.

Elizabeth: It must have worked.

Rinpoche: So why is it not working now? Either they are stupid, either it worked one out of 500 times and they go, “It works”, or it is just tradition. I believe that because when Tibetan Lamas do rain rituals, I have seen it, it works.

I have seen them stop rain. I have seen them make it during drought time.

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And, what happens is their procedure according to the rites and rituals is not nature. It is the beings that can manipulate things around to make it happen. But if that part of nature is gone, forget it.

So, if there is an apple to be plucked, you can send these beings to pluck it. But if you remove the apple because of your selfishness, or globalisation, or because an apartment is being built on it, the orchard is gone. That elemental, that leprechaun, that spirit can’t bring it to you anymore.

Elizabeth: Right. Right.

Rinpoche: So, in that way, the rain dances did not work because the actual place where they make the rainfall is gone. And who did that? We did it.

Elizabeth: Yes. Yes. There has something to dance to and for.

Rinpoche: There is something. There has to be something to activate to get that water. The dance activates the elementals because elementals, for lack of a better word, elementals are pleased by no meat.

Rain elementals, elementals that specifically create rain and weather, they don’t like meat. They don’t like the smell of meat. They don’t like the killing of meat and especially sea meats, meats that come from the water.

When you eat a lot of seafood, when you drain your area of sea animals, or hurt them or damage them or damage the sea environment, it disturbs these elementals a lot and sometimes they go away.

Another scenario is this, the rain clouds are there but it’s not enough due to global whatever.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: And the elementals are gone. Because what do people do in California now? Native people around the world, internationally, universally, are known to respect nature.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Development and modern people are universally known to exploit and destroy nature.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Correct?

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, our dependence on rain now, Elizabeth, is there but not as much as before technology.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Because when it didn’t rain the whole race died. All the Indians died. Where did they go? There were no airplanes to migrate.

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Elizabeth: Right. Right.

Rinpoche: Right?

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Some of the greatest migrations in the world is because of famine.

Elizabeth: Right. Right.

Rinpoche: So, my point is what? It is, sometimes when you do things over and over that disturb these elementals.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: They go away.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Therefore, when you do a ritual or the dance, there is nothing.

Elizabeth: There is nothing more. Yeah.

Rinpoche: There is nothing there to activate.

Elizabeth: Right. Yes.

Rinpoche: These elementals like milk. They don’t like when you hurt reptiles, specifically. They don’t like it when you hurt animals of the water. They don’t like when you pee and desecrate nature. They don’t like when you eat meat or kill, especially the smell of meat. The more you do that, the more you drive these elementals away, the more…

Now, my dear, what happens is this – when you drive those elementals away, the rain dance is quite spiritual; it’s quite religious, it’s quite mystical; it’s quite primitive; it’s quite raw; it’s very magical.

So when you start doing the rain dance and they don’t work anymore, then, a rain dancer quits. He goes and works at McDonald’s. Another one quits, he goes and works at 7-Eleven. Another quits, they work at Fotomat.

And then, pretty much, you don’t have the rain dances anymore, and the remaining people who are doing it is just for tourism because it looks exotic.

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Elizabeth: Right. Right.

Rinpoche: Isn’t the spirituality gone?

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: And that’s how spirituality disappears.

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: You see, because people don’t understand how the ritual works and what it is affecting, and they just say I need empirical knowledge, I need scientific proof. Look, we have been existing for thousands of years without any scientific proof of anything.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: It is only the last 200 years we have leaped this far. And according to the ufologists it is knowledge from another planet.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: But, anyway, before this how did people survive? They were sick, they had cancer, they made long journeys. People went on boats that went for months, they didn’t know what happened, but they could find different psychic abilities to do it.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, back then, you know Elizabeth, for better or for worse, people developed these arts of fortune-telling, divination, oracular abilities, prediction of the future, channelling, magic, rituals, because they didn’t have the technology to rely on.

Elizabeth: Right. Exactly.

Rinpoche: That is why it was more developed.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: With technology, your mind instead of going inside to develop that power, you go to Google.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: What happens? Spirituality is lost.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Now what is the damage behind that? What is the damage behind going, doing intensive Manjushri retreats to develop clairvoyance when you can just go on Google and look for it?

The difference is this, because attached to spirituality is also the doctrine of compassion, the doctrine of love, of karma, cause and effect, the doctrine of being a good person. That is also lost.

So, it is not just the ritual that’s lost. It is everything attached behind the ritual. And when people lose that, they become modern and they require evidence and Google is their refuge.

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Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: That is when the depression sets in. Can you see the correlation?

Elizabeth: Yes, I do. I see it, yes.

Rinpoche: So, when people say, “Well, I don’t want to do dharma anymore”, “I want to pursue whatever”, “I want to get married”, “I want to have twenty kids”, “I want to travel the world”. Fine, you can do it.

“Don’t judge me”. I am not judging you.

But you see, when you don’t do dharma anymore, you don’t study dharma, you don’t practice, you don’t put dharma into your mind, you don’t transform your mind, and then the ritual part is the first thing to go.

“Well, I don’t want to do the pujas anymore”, “I don’t want to do the prayers”, “I don’t want to do my sadhana”, “I don’t want to do my mantras anymore”, “I don’t want to do my retreat anymore”. Fine! The teacher will always say “fine” because the teacher is kind.

Rinpoche: But once you lose that, the other part will start going. Why would the other part go? Because the rituals are connected with the learning.

So, when you see people stop doing retreats, when you see people stop doing meditations, stop doing their sadhanas, and they are up and down about it. You will see them degenerating in their practice. And they will eventually go away. Why is that? Because they are connected.

Because you’d rather have the instant tie from a job or someone who likes you on Facebook “Like”. You’d rather have the recognition from an instant “like”. Why is that? Because it is effortless “like”, it is effortless recognition, effortless recognition of who you are.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Right?

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, you put some interesting, deep, philosophical meme on your Facebook and you get twenty “likes”, that’s easier than going into meditation, developing compassion to have people say, “Oh, you are a great person”, because nobody sees that, nobody recognises that.

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Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, you think, “What is wrong with that?” There is nothing wrong with that but long term there is. What is wrong with that long term? Because in the long term you have to keep up impressing people to like your things and, in the end, you develop nothing.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: And then what happens? When you go to the secular world, you do everything secular, and nothing but secular. Nothing! “I am not going to do retreat”, “I am not going to meditate on Manjushri”, “I am not going to recite the mantras”, “I am not going to do the sadhana”, “I am not going to hang around my guru”, “I am not going to do any dharma work”, “I am not going to help the temple”, “I am not going to find donations”, “I am not going to do anything”, “I am just going to go and pay bills and live my life and work”.

Fine! And that is okay. Doing that is like going to Facebook and getting an instant “like”. Instantly people say good for you. “You’ve got a job. Good for you”. “Wow, new haircut. Good for you”. “Wow, new outfit. Good for you”. “Oh, you ate this”, “Oh, you had that food”, “Oh, you went to China. Wow”.

Elizabeth: (laughs)

Rinpoche: You get that, but you have to keep doing that. And as you fade, as you get wrinkled, as you get older and you are lonelier and lonelier and lonelier because all these people who praised you are not going to be there when you are sick. All these people who liked you on your Facebook are not going to be there when you get old. All these people who admired you went to China are not going to be there when you’re financially strapped, or when you are depressed, or down.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, you are barking up the wrong tree. When you do the rituals, you do the sadhana, you do the prayers, you do the practice, and you keep yourself motivated. You know what happens? That is the ritual part. Then you also do the study part. And then you do the work part. When you do that, that spirituality pervades you. When that spirituality pervades you, you will be focused on developing on the inside.

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Elizabeth: Right. Well, you are giving yourself what you were going outside to find.

Rinpoche: Correct. What you were going outside to find, you will find immediately, but it won’t last. Because…

Elizabeth: That’s right.

Rinpoche: It is fake.

Elizabeth: That’s right. It is fake.

Rinpoche: Yeah, it is fake. I am agreeing with you.

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: It is fake. It is instant.

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: It is like putting on a lot of makeup, doing surgery, and then everybody says, “you are beautiful” but you know you are not.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: And you know you’re not going to last.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: But you still want to enjoy. You still go clubbing, you go out, you get laid, you have fun. You have boyfriends, girlfriends and feel like, “Oh see, I am admired”.

And you are very stupid. And you know why? Because what will keep them there when you fade, which is soon, is you. And you put that time toward your face, not your inside. You put your time towards your job, and getting a car and getting a haircut, not developing the inside. So, who is going to be attracted to you?

Elizabeth: Other people who do the same thing.

Rinpoche: Other people who do the same thing, who will disgust you in the end.

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: Because you will say “That is so fake”, and then you’ll turn around and say, “but that was what I attracted.” You attract who you are. And if you attract absolutely nobody, it is suffering. And if you attract somebody, it is going to be suffering sooner or later.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, that rain dance thingy that I explained to you and how it connects to the deterioration of spirituality because when they say, “Oh, their rain dance doesn’t work”, they are right. It doesn’t. But there are other factors.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Now, when you say the rain dance doesn’t work, it erodes into the beautiful American Indian spirituality culture. Well maybe we don’t have to respect nature. Well maybe we don’t need to do the purifications anymore.

Elizabeth: But I’d never say the rain dances do not respect nature!

Rinpoche: Not you. No, I am talking about why spirituality erodes.

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: And I am using American Indians as an example.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Not you.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Why does it erode in our minds? In modern world?

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: And so, what happens is, they will not go to do the purifications. And if you read about the rain dance, this is nothing to do with you, they must go through a lot of rituals, initiations, purifications and time to develop that power.

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Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: It isn’t just– you wear, you dance, and it happens. They must not eat. They have to go on journeys, take certain types of hallucinogens, go into this steamed hut where they push out the impurifications, abstain from sex, wear certain outfits, learn from their elders, not eat this, not do this in public.

There is a whole ritual to develop that ability to communicate with the elemental to get that rain here. So, any of that is gone, you are not going to get the rain. That’s one.

The second thing is, when the rain dance doesn’t work, the psyche, the human mind, and the audience will think, “Well, then the whole culture is just for show.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, let’s not do the purifications. Let’s not do the retreats. Let’s not do the meditations. Let’s not do diet restrictions. Let’s not do the mantras. Let’s not do the prayers. Let’s not follow the teacher. Let’s not respect the elders. Let’s not do the nature stuff. And then because why? The rain dance didn’t work!

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: So, if you do one Manjushri meditation and you don’t get this orgasmic transformation that makes you one with the universe, you don’t quit!

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Because there are other factors.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: And that is what stupid people do. Stupid people want instant satisfaction and instant “like”, and they quit what is more important. And that is why spirituality is dying. It is dying.

Elizabeth: Well, I think so. Yes, according to all the surveys, it is.

Rinpoche: In America, the greater the technology…

Elizabeth: The lesser the prayers…

Rinpoche: …spirituality will become less. True spirituality. Not go to church, go to the temple, just pray for money. True spirituality, where the other part of the ritual – which is transformation of the mind to be a better human being, to take on sufferings, to have benevolence, have compassion that “you cut me, don’t cut them,” and to be happy about taking on suffering – will be gone.

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When that is gone, depression will set in. Because why? Google is not going to help you. Your job is not going to help you. Your boyfriend is not going to help you. Your parents can’t help you. And that’s the danger.

So, that is why certain students in the past have dropped out. They don’t realise that. And they go and do their thing, and what do you see on their Facebook? Oh, they travelled to this country, that country, they ate, they slept.

Then, “Wow, what a big deal. I didn’t realise it. I wish I could do that”. Of course, you wish you could do that because you are just as shallow as that. If you are just as shallow as that you will like that.

“So, what is wrong with being shallow?” What is wrong? It’s that it is not going to take away what you are running away from.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: As simple as that. “Oh look, I left Tsem Rinpoche and I am doing a great job now”, “I am doing a new job”, “I’ve got a new girlfriend”, “I’ve got a new apartment”, “Oh, I am happy”, “God, when I was in that cult, I wasn’t happy”. Sure, you weren’t happy, because you didn’t go all the way with it.

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: Well, are you happy now? “Of course, I am happy. I’ve got this great girlfriend”. Is she going to stay? Is she going to stay great? Are you going to stay great?

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: Is she going to stay with you? Are you going to be great? And how many trips can you go on? How many food can you eat? How much of it are you going to put on Facebook and get approval from the public, the people who are not going to be there for you? When you get whatever, you’re going to need me again.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: But you know what? You didn’t have to need me. If you stayed on, you could have taken care of yourself. “Well, should I stay on till I am sick as a dog and I need help?” No, if you stayed on and had a balance your life would have been happy. Why give up one for something else?

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Why not balance it? And that is how spirituality disappears. But people don’t understand why it doesn’t rain anymore when they do the rain dance.

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Elizabeth: That is a very good one. It’s good.

Rinpoche: You like that?

Elizabeth: Yes.

Rinpoche: Why?

Elizabeth: Well, it just makes sense that it comes around. I like the circular nature of it.

Rinpoche: You see, dear, you are a smart girl. If I told you, and I just told you rudimentary how rain dances work, you’ll just go, “Oh yeah, it makes sense”. But if you are not explained that, you’ll just say it doesn’t work. And you’ll have all kinds of ups and downs. But you see, that explanation came from spiritual practice.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: If you study the scriptures, you will study what Buddha says, it tells you about those beings. So, once you give up, all that is lost. What do you have left? You only have Google. You only have your job. You only have your partner. You only have your parents who will be gone in a few years. That is all you have.

But if you have Manjushri, Vajrayogini, Dorje Shugden, your guru, your dharma brothers and sisters, you have a centre and you have something else. You have that. You have all of that. And the things that you learn and do within that organisation, what you achieve is permanent.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Mental quiescence, equilibrium, compassion, kindness, wisdom, that will never rot. But people who are not patient enough to do it. They are too goddamn lazy to be persistent, and like to blame somebody else. And then they say it’s everybody’s fault. It is pure laziness. And that is how spirituality dies. It doesn’t die because it is not effective. It dies because we are too dependent on technology to entertain our minds constantly.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: You know all the time we spend on the cell phones, googling, looking, making friends online who will never be your friends. If we had put that to our meditation, our mind would be Google.

That’s when we meditate, we will know. When you astral travel, you can see. And if there is no internet, if your computer gets taken away, you get old, you are not able to do it anymore, whatever, you still can go in and see. And that can only be developed by spirituality.

So, people go away from spirituality for the wrong reasons. And you know what? People who really cannot do it, sometimes they just don’t have the karma for it.

But my answer to them is not drop it completely. Have a balance. Do 50-50. Because if you do 50-50, it’s like having a hundred bucks: 50 dollars go for savings, the other 50 you enjoy yourself. As opposed to all 100 goes for fun and when you are old, you have nothing.

Elizabeth: That makes sense, too.

Rinpoche: Have a balance. Why does it have to be all or nothing? And that is how people lose their spirituality. That is how they lose their lamas, their gurus, they lose their yidams, they lose their practice, they lose their deities, they lose their equilibrium. They think they’re going to be happy.

I am not mocking them or putting them down. I am not happy when they are unhappy. But look, everyone is unhappy.

Elizabeth: Right.

Rinpoche: Technology is not helping. We’re just getting to places, learning things, and getting information faster. It doesn’t equate to happiness. It’s an instant high. It’s like drugs and alcohol. It’s an instant high, but you have to take more and more to keep it up.

Elizabeth: Right. And it is still doesn’t get you where you want to go.

Rinpoche: Exactly, but dharma will. If you practice Buddhism correctly, it will. Does that make sense? You don’t have to agree to Buddhism, I am talking about the logic of what I’ve just shared.

Elizabeth: It totally makes sense.

Rinpoche: Good!

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jul 15, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    Powerful video questions and answers tell us all we have to know. Rinpoche explains well enough for us to understand.
    The benefits of social media are obvious yet social media has a greater impact on our spiritual health and wellbeing. We can stay updated with our friends and reconnect with old ones. In long term it do more harm than benefit us. As a whole learning and practicing dharma transforming our mind is the correct choice. Social media will leads us to no where , where else dharma will. Instead of respecting nature, they destroyed and exploit nature . Very clear explanation by Rinpoche using rain, milk as an example for us all to understand the elementals factors of it.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:31 PM
    Rejoice to those able to witness such an auspicious trance in Wisdom Hall at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong . A privilege for many fortunate ones, to witness to our Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden and Karcho Marpo, via the Panglung oracle in full trance, which is very rare. The very first time opened to public and is a tremendous blessing and great merits for all. Panglung Kuten (oracle) was the most famous oracle of Kache Marpo and Dorje Shugden before 1959 in Tibet. Tibet has an ancient and popular tradition of oracles which involves Dharma Protector to descend into a human oracle. Panglung kuten is a very well-known oracle of over 7 great Dharma protectors, who are able to enter him, take full control of his body and speech. Many people from Tibet, Nepal , India and over the world came to seek accurate prophecies, advise and healing from this well- known oracle. For me been able to watch the video is a blessing and pictures tells me a thousand words as I only came to know Kechara in 2016.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/700-meet-a-buddha.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:15 PM
    Many Dharma practitioners rely on Dharma protectors when they seek protection . Dharma protectors play various roles in different aspects of Buddhism . The practice of Dharma protectors has evolved through a long history in India and Tibet. In all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism history, various forceful spirits were tamed by great figures like Guru Rinpoche to become protectors of Buddhism. The purpose of this Dharma Protector practice is to remove obstacles and gather all favourable conditions for their spiritual practice. Within the Nyingma tradition they have Rahula as one of Dharma protectors, Ekajati as the main protector of the Dzogchen teachings while Dorje Shugden is Gelupa Dharma protector and there so many others dharma protectors been practice. Each of the wrathful forms of each protectors varies , depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard practitioners from dangers and enemies. Dharma protectors has benefited countless of sentient beings , granting protection wisdom, material needs and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Niral for this knowledgeable post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dharma-protectors-of-tibetan-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 08:12 PM
    Begtse Chen is one of the main protectors of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism and especially revered in Mongolia. The origin of Begtse Chen can be traced to a pre-Buddhist deity in 16th century . Begtse Chen is the main protector associated with the Hayagriva cycle of Tantric Deity meditation practice.
    In Tibetan Buddhism Begtse is believed to have originated in India. The practice entered Tibet with Nyen Lotsawa in the 11th century. As a protector deity that does battle with the forces of evil and the wicked and guards the righteous and faithful . His terrifying, monstrous face it appearance serves only to frighten demons and dark spirits away and serves as a beacon of justice as well as a guardian of wisdom to all who see and revere him. Their wrathful forms depicting their believed willingness to defend and guard everyone from dangers and enemies. Interesting read to understand better of this Dharma Protector.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-dharma-protector-begtse-chen.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jan 23. 2020 04:33 PM
    This story is very inspiring.Plants are very important nowadays as we, humans, require oxygen to live. The confidence level in the man has influenced him to change the barren land to a place filled with thousand of various plants.
    Youngsters should take this man as a role model not only for planting trees but for the confidence in him. Not only confidence, but even loaded of courage in him.Thank you very much for the good and inspiring article.

    https://bit.ly/2TOHbmZ


  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jan 22. 2020 04:38 PM
    As we can see in the video these people can help others through these powers , such abilities can also be developed through reciting mantras consistently on a daily basis.It is really interesting of to understand the existing of psychic, which may come from birth or by disaster like lightning.
    Always fascinated by people who have psychic powers. Wonder how it feels like to be able to know and see things the way they do. Personally I don’t know anyone with this ability.Thank you very much for this interesting and educational article.

    https://bit.ly/37jKFBR


  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:09 PM
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing all the wonderful encounters of shopping with Rinpoche. As we know Rinpoche rarely goes shopping for himself but as gifts for various students. Reading this post simply have me thinking, one must be observant to develop knowledge, and to apply what we read from the Lamrim topics into our lives. Being observant of our surroundings and practicing situational awareness at all times.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-the-shopping-experience-with-rinpoche
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:08 PM
    nteresting ….in Tibetan culture wild mushrooms spotted is a symbol of good luck. At Kechara Forest Retreat ,H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s private garden, mushrooms been spotted which is considered a good omen something good or arrival of good news , very auspicious symbol. Associated with nature and the beauty of the forest, having mushrooms popping up on one garden is rare and is very auspicious in Tibetan Buddhism, which will represent the Dharma will flourish in the near future. It’s indeed an auspicious sign.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/an-auspicious-omen-in-kechara-forest-retreat
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jan 20. 2020 04:02 PM
    Religion should not come into politics as it is not one religion among other. These two should not mixed together or the results would be catastrophic To these days religion and politics seem to be all mixed up. It is happening to the present day where the Tibetan Leadership is against the Dorje Shugden practice. Its far too long the Dorje Shugden controversy been going on which is unnecessary and illogical causing sufferings, disharmony , discrimination and so forth among practitioners and non-practitioners. The Tibetan people should be given religious freedom to practise how and what they want. The Dalai Lama who promotes peace and harmony should do more to help those affected by the ban and not specking against them causing confusion. Hopefully the previous advice against Dorje Shugden should be retracted for the sake of a peace and harmony. It would be wonderful if Dalai Lama could have discussion with the Chinese leadership to solve the present problems once for all. China is a great and powerful nation, it would be good to have a good closer relationship . May Dalai Lama live long and back to his homeland Tibet soon. And may Dalai Lama lift the ban against Dorje Shugden .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/dalai-lama-china-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:16 PM
    Tsem Rinpoche was one definitely a modern Lama ,it was Rinpoche that we have online knowledge , learning and practicing Dharma. Being one of the first lamas to recognise the benefits of using the Internet to spread dharma teachings for free. We are very fortunate to have met Rinpoche , whereby we are able to learn, practice Dharma teachings. I myself got to know Rinpoche through his blog . Since I stumbled across Rinpoche blog, there is no stopping for me. I have visited it daily and to increase my Buddhism knowledge . Its amazing each day I learn something new , really interest and inspiring.
    Rinpoche had set the blog to preserve the teachings as taught by his many Gurus. Rinpoche was truly a modern Lama yet maintaining all traditional commitments, guru devotion, daily practices and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche with folded hands and Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this wonderful post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/growing-up-with-rinpoche-the-traditional-modern-lama
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 19. 2020 09:14 PM
    Helmut Gassner, known as Venerable Gelong Jampa Lungtog is a senior Buddhist monk from Austria. He was an electrical engineer before, and became interested in Buddhism after meeting Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. Throughout his lifetime, he has translated for many high lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and is a strong advocate for the practice of Dorje Shugden. Helmut Gassner were annoyed and upset by the ban of Dorje Shugden by Dalai Lama ,as he knew that the practice of Dorje Shugden is an integral part of the Gaden Tradition. He bravely spoke about it in his speech at the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation in Germany. Its wonderful of him to tell the truth with his experience and knowledge. May more people dare to speck up about the truth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/translator-ven-helmut-gassner-on-dalai-lama-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:42 PM
    Great teachings and inspirational for us to ponder, thank you Rinpoche. Each words and sentence tell us a thousand words. Great things never come from comfort zones, is the result of hard work and hustle over time that one is successful. We ourselves got to put in action as no one else is going to do it for us. Sometimes later becomes never. We have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better and to transform our mind. It might sound like a lot of work but with determination and hard work nothing is impossible in life.
    Thanks again with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/if-you-are.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:39 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Gyatso the second Dalai Lama. Gendun Gyatso previous Incarnations was Gendun Drub the First Dalai Lama b.1391 – d.1474. He was born an extraordinary child, able to speak in song of his previous life and expressing the wish to return to his monastery, Tashilhunpo. Even before he finished his studies , incredibly he could give teachings and give initiations. He was a renowned scholar and composer of mystical poetry, who travelled widely to extend Gelugpa influence. He was remembered as one who built the monastery Chokhor Gyel Metok Tang and involving an extremely important decision of Lhamo Latso. Lhamo Latso is a sacred lake located in southern Tibet where senior Tibetan monks go for visions to assist in the discovery of reincarnations. It is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations in Tibetan Buddhism as to this day. He left a legacy with many volumes of verse, composition, and practice instructions.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 18. 2020 02:38 PM
    Master Cheng Yen is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, most known for her work as a teacher and philanthropist. She is the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, a non-governmental organization.
    She is involved in various charitable works such as international disaster relief, environmental protection and preservation, community volunteering, health donations and so forth. She is an extraordinary Buddhist nun who has devoted whole her life to helping others,and was recognized internationally with numerous awards to date. Master Cheng Yen continues this noble path of teaching the Buddha Dharma, skillfully revealing how this ancient wisdom is as relevant today, as ever. And, she is a truly inspirational force when it comes to helping us realize that we should put compassion in action by alleviating the suffering of others. She is also known as Mother Teresa of the East to many.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mother-teresa-of-the-east.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:58 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing . FEARLESS is getting back up and fighting for what we want over and over again without giving up. Successful people have no fear of failure they stay open to all possibilities of the outcomes. We embrace change, even change that appears negative by thinking positive. Being fearless is more about who we are, rather than what we do. Fearless people are great, they are full of life, good energy, passion and self-belief. We must try as we never know if we do not try. Keep trying as the success rate is higher than we thought.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/thoughts.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 17. 2020 05:54 PM
    Happiness is not made by what we own, it is what we share and giving generously and sincerely. A simple gift by June Tang tells all. Given sincerely from her heart on her birthday to Rinpoche . It’s all done without money, that’s very true and that’s what I consider true generosity for sure. Giving what she could. She give all and yet she feel as if it costs her nothing. But to Rinpoche its mean a lot of sincerity We seek to give with an open, pure heart, with no attachment to what we are .
    Quoted… no true spiritual life is possible without a generous heart. Generosity allies itself with an inner feeling of abundance—the feeling that we have enough to share.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/study-groups/its-all-done-without-money.html

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Third 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)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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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
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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
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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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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
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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.
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