马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与藏传佛教界建交

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Ven K. Sri Dhammaratana (centre) with the acting Abbot of Pelgye Ling Monastery and the Malaysians who helped to arrange the visit.

马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老(中)与佩杰林寺的代任住持,以及协调此次拜访之行的马来西亚佛子。

一个希望匿名的人给我发了这个消息,我看了非常高兴,于是就在这里跟您分享,好让大家一同随喜功德。马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老源自斯里兰卡,是一位博学的僧人。他长驻马来西亚的十五碑锡兰佛寺,在我们美丽的国土上跟有兴趣学佛的人们分享佛法。他深信佛教各宗派间的和睦关系——即便各个宗派在各自国家具有自身的修持方法,而这些修持方法在彼此看来都陌生。尽管这样,我们到底都是奉行释迦牟尼佛教法的佛教徒。我们应该以此思维作为准绳。我深深赞扬达摩拉达纳长老向佛教其他宗派的佛子建交,培养友好、和睦的关系,身体力行向我们展示佛陀的法教。

祈愿达摩拉达纳长老长寿、健康,法业增长,利益无数众生。

谦卑的詹杜固仁波切敬启

 

尊贵的詹杜固仁波切,扎西德勒。

给您致上最诚挚的问候。我就住在马来西亚,但我们从未见过面。我不去吉隆坡的任何一家佛教中心获团体,因为我的上师就在西藏,我到西藏去拜见他。25年来我一直都在修持多杰雄登的法门,因为这是我上师给我的指示。我想让您看看我们马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺长老达摩拉达纳的照片。最近,他到访尼泊尔的多杰雄登护法寺院——佩杰林寺。我觉得您或许会想要知道这一则消息,因为您曾见过长老。我希望您能在您的网站上分享这则消息,但我还是想保留自己的身份。

南传佛教的追随者没有宗派之分甚好。长老可以到访尼泊尔的藏传佛教寺院,在寺院的佛龛前礼拜,纯粹的以一个僧人的身份跟另一个僧人说话……对我来说,这是一个好风气,因为我们都是佛子佛女。

然而在马来西亚,我知道有的藏传佛教中心喜欢跟达赖喇嘛拍照,并且四处张扬他们跟达赖喇嘛的合照,好让别人以为他们跟达赖喇嘛很是亲近。接着他们借此为由,让人们误以为他们对每一个人都具有某种权威,让人们误信他们有权决定哪种佛教是正法,哪种佛教不是正法。事实却并非如此。他们非常喜欢掌控马来西亚的各个佛教中心,喜欢将权力玩弄于股掌之间。这非常要不得。他们借多杰雄登护法的争议阻止佛教的弘扬并且操控他人,他们的行径充满政治色彩。

马来西亚是个民主国家,她包容任何一个宗教,任何一个信仰的存在。更何况那一组人及他们的委员会是在家人,他们不善佛法,即使他们之中有僧人,但也只是普通僧人,不是真正博学的僧人或大格西。真正的僧人和博学的大格西不会制造冲突或批评其他的佛教。尊敬的达摩拉达纳并不在意多杰雄登护法的争议,他不搞政治,也不贪恋权力。他纯粹的去拜访另一座寺院,从中造就更多和睦。我为此感到骄傲不已。他为藏传佛教的僧人和追随者树立好榜样,这才是正法——制造和睦友爱的氛围、接受他人的宗教、神明和修行。我们绝对不可以因为别人的宗教信仰而憎恨他人,或是隔离他们。我们都身为人,每个人在社会中都需要和平与爱。我们必须和睦共处,不管是衣食住行的层面或是工作,又或是祈祷。千万不可允许任何人利用宗教来分裂他人。这是佛陀的开示。

话说回来,我觉得仁波切应该会乐见这一幅各宗派、传承间的祥和、和睦之景。我也给您寄我找到的好几张照片。您不是我的上师,但仁波切,我常祈愿您能长寿。希望您的工作能越做越好。我也在此为自己拙劣的英文说声抱歉,我没上英文学校。

善哉,善哉,善哉。
无名氏启

Ven K. Sri Dhammaratana (centre) with the acting Abbot of Pelgye Ling Monastery (left)

尊敬的十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老(中)与佩杰林寺代任住持(左)。

Ven K. Sri Dhammaratana with the acting Abbot of Pelgye Ling Monastery lighting a butter lamp to the Buddha in the monastery's main prayer hall

尊敬的十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与佩杰林寺代任住持点燃佛陀像前的一座酥油灯。这尊佛陀像就坐落在佩杰林寺的大殿中。

Ven K. Sri Dhammaratana of Buddhist Maha Vihara in Brickfields with the acting Abbot of Pelgye Ling Monastery lighting a butter lamp to the Buddha in the monastery's main prayer hall

尊敬的十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与佩杰林寺代任住持点燃佛陀像前的一座酥油灯。这尊佛陀像就坐落在佩杰林寺的大殿中。

 

佩杰林寺的历史

佩杰林寺原址在西藏,本是一座噶举寺院,但于1665年五世达赖尊者统治期间改宗为格鲁派。1959年文革期间,寺僧带着寺院中最珍贵的多尊佛像逃离西藏,在尼泊尔的加德满都的斯瓦扬布纳特(俗称“猴庙”)重建佩杰林寺。

这座寺院以坚守格鲁派传承教法,如各本尊——密集金刚、大威德金刚、胜乐金刚的修持法门而闻名遐迩。这座寺院供奉多尊佛教护法神,最有名的为多杰雄登护法。此寺的护法殿中供奉一尊由五世达赖尊者亲手铸造的多杰雄登像。

Phelgye Ling Monastery located in Kathmandu, Nepal. This monastery houses many important and sacred statues including a statue of Dorje Shugden made by His Holiness the Great 5th Dalai Lama and offered to the monastery.

佩杰林寺坐落在尼泊尔的加德满都。这座寺院供奉了许多非常珍贵、殊胜的佛像,其中就包括五世达赖尊者亲手铸造的多杰雄登护法像。

The statue of Dorje Shugden which was handmade by the Great 5th Dalai Lama, that is today enshrined in Phelgyeling Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal.

五世达赖尊者亲手铸造的多杰雄登护法像如今被供奉在尼泊尔加德满都的佩杰林寺中。

 


 

今天,有人在文章底下留了一则非常有意思的回复。我已经截图下来并且上载到这里,因为我认为他(她)的回复极度引人深思,我想跟你们每一个人分享。他们不仅写下回复,也附上与其回复内容相呼应的图片。我也把那些图片上载到这里来了。点击图片本身即可放大观看。

 

Lau(刘)非常引人深思的回复

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Lau(刘)原本的留言

许多西藏喇嘛来马来西亚不是为传授佛法,反而是为传扬他们的宗派之见而来的。他们要求你跟从他们的喇嘛及达赖喇嘛。虽达赖喇嘛是个高僧,但我没有必要完全遵从他的每一句话。我来自南传佛教传承,我们并不信达赖喇嘛是个佛,或是某个菩萨的化身。在马来西亚,人们不应以达赖喇嘛的名义强迫人们遵循达赖喇嘛所认为对的方式去修行。我们马来西亚人想修哪一种形式的佛教就修哪一种;我们要拜哪一尊神就拜哪一尊神;我们选择自己的宗教,我们要修什么就修什么。

我们甚至还膜拜先人从中国带来的道教神明。有的喇嘛说我们的神明不是佛,我们不应膜拜他们,或是不应将我们的神明与佛同放在神台上。那些喇嘛凭什么说这样的话制造纷争?在我的家中,关二爷和佛陀并列在一座神台上。我们世世代代都这样拜,一个西藏喇嘛怎敢告诉我关二爷不是佛,所以我不能膜拜他?关二爷世世代代都在护佑我的家人及过去在中国的先人,几百年下来都是关二爷在关照我们。我不在乎关二爷是不是佛,因为关二爷是我们家族的守护神明。

我的父母为某些西藏喇嘛的行为感到非常不悦,因为他们存有偏见,并且要求我们只能跟从他们的方式。他们告诉我们达赖喇嘛说我们要信正法,如果我们将世间神明供在神台上,或膜拜他们,就会污染纯净的佛教。他们告诉我们,我们不得膜拜不是佛的神明。

但让我来告诉你一件事:南传佛教中有不少出家人认为达赖喇嘛的修行并非纯净之法。他们认为达赖喇嘛的修行已经混入印度教。你或认同,或不认同,但许多人的确是这样想的。这也就是为什么南传佛教盛行的国家如泰国、柬埔寨、缅甸、寮国、斯里兰卡、马来西亚、新加坡、越南及印度尼西亚不允许达赖喇嘛拜访。这不是什么新鲜事,而是几十年来都在上演的事。

有的人说达赖喇嘛之所以不能前去拜访那些国家是因为中国政府对他们施压,但事实是当地的出家人并不接受他。至于中国的施压也是过去几年中国崛起为世界列强才出现的事,但达赖喇嘛不能拜访那些国家早在中国崛起前就发生。真相是那些国家地位崇高的出家人不视(好比)达赖喇嘛所信仰的藏传佛教为正法。因此,如果达赖喇嘛因为你供奉多杰雄登而说你不是一个真正的佛教徒,这是无稽之谈,也显示他对东南亚文化的一无所知。泰国人拜佛也拜各个财神;华人,如我,拜关二爷也拜佛;缅甸人拜各种“纳”(神灵)也拜佛。泰国有一位家喻户晓,名为“南卦”的财神,她其实是个灵;缅甸人膜拜的“纳”,实际上就是生前遭横死的灵体。而关二爷,据我们所知,是中国人的战神。这些都是冰山一角的例子。

我听说在马来西亚有人提出了对多杰雄登的质疑。我要问的是,为什么要质疑呢?达赖喇嘛既不是马来西亚的领袖,也不是全世界佛教徒的领袖。他是很有名,但那又怎样呢?总不能他名气大,所有人都必须盲目的遵从他。他名气大也不表示他不会犯错。更何况,他甚至并非从一开始就是所有藏佛佛教追随者的至高领袖。据我所知,藏传佛教中的各个教派都有自己的领袖,而且各个教派领袖之间也并不和睦。

在马来西亚,没有任何一个在家人、僧人或僧尼具备作为所有佛教徒的领袖而所需的知识、背景及身份地位,也不具备每个佛教宗派之人都敬重,进而推选他为佛教徒之首的条件。没有任何一个在家众或僧人能掌控马来西亚的所有佛教徒。这里不是西藏。任何人都不应利用一个名气大的僧人之名来替自己背书,并且对人发号施令。这么做只会导致剧烈的纷争,纷争也确实已经因此上演。马来西亚这片国土拒绝藏人政治的干扰。每一个佛教团体都是独立的个体,他们每个都获得准证,在马来西亚的民主法制下运行。

十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老的确给马来西亚人及全世界的佛教徒树立绝佳榜样。我们应该拥护彼此,造就和睦的氛围,而不是找理由杯葛彼此。尊敬的达摩拉达纳长老拜访每一座寺院或庙宇,不管里头供的是关二爷或多杰雄登或其他神明。只要你邀请他,他都会前去赐予加持。这才是正确的做法。但对达赖喇嘛来说,你若供多杰雄登,他不会赐你加持,你不被允许参加他的开示及世俗的演讲。这么做分明是隔离,对一个僧人而言也不适当。这是错误的。如果你修多杰雄登的法,达赖喇嘛就不会到你的寺院去,这是大错特错。这不是民主领袖会做的事,也不是一个倡导民主的出家人会做的事。

哪门子的佛教会因为别人的宗教信仰而去排挤他们?达赖喇嘛应该走访各个寺院,绝对不能少了多杰雄登的寺院。他应该跟每一个人见面、沟通、说话,对每一人都慈爱、友善,其中就包括信仰多杰雄登的人们,因为这是一个出家人实修慈悲、爱、包容的方式,而这一切,究竟都是佛陀的法教。

Lau(刘)

 

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梵天和佛陀。地点:泰国。点击放大。 越南的道母(佛陀在上方,但脸部被剪掉)。道母一般与扶乩仪式相互联结。地点:越南。点击放大。
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关二爷(战神)、阿弥陀佛和大伯公(土地神)。地点:中国。点击放大。 关二爷(战神)和阿弥陀佛。地点:中国。点击放大。
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佛陀和济公。地点:新加坡。点击放大。 佛陀和“南卦”(灵或泰国居家神明,相信能给人们带来财富和繁荣)。地点:泰国。点击放大。
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佛陀。缅甸民间信仰膜拜一种称之“纳”的神灵。在 37 种大纳中,几乎所有都是死于非命的人。地点:缅甸。点击放大。 佛陀和“南卦”(灵或泰国居家神明,相信能给人们带来财富和繁荣)。地点:泰国。点击放大。
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  1. Wylfred Ng on Dec 17, 2018 at 12:26 am

    谢谢分享。

    看到马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老参观佩杰林寺是让人感到非常开心的事情。

    在马来西亚, 因为多杰雄登禁令的关系, 多杰雄登让很多“佛教徒”或“佛教中心” 闻风色变。 不过在马来西亚这个提倡宗教自由的国家, 这个附有政治意图的禁令是不是也需要得到马来西亚佛教徒的追捧呢?

    十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老参观佩杰林寺也向这些支持分化佛教徒多杰雄登禁令的附和者狠狠打脸了。 长老是完全体现出佛教徒互相扶持及尊重的精神。 而且他也证明了一位真正的佛教徒并不需要害怕多杰雄登禁令。

    谢谢

  2. Yap Yoke Chim on Dec 7, 2018 at 7:43 pm

    看了仁波切分亨的这篇贴文,感到欣慰又驚喜·欣慰的是达摩拉达納長老沒有宗派之分,他虽是南傳,但也欢喜拜訪金剛乘多杰雄登的寺院·重要的是都是源自佛陀的法与教誨。本耒佛法都是教導世人博愛,慈悲与包容-这个世界才能和平共亨所有一切资源,人与人之间也不会因肤色,种族,宗教而導至不和·每一个正信宗教都是導人向善,而排挤, 不尊重他人信仰以至伤害他人大部份都是人为的·非宗教本身- 所以信徒本身該有觉醒·那一些是对,那一些不該为。
    驚喜的是 Lau 的留言,他本身也是修多杰雄登 長达25年,一心一意。
    虽然尊贵的詹杜固仁波切並非他的上师,但还是祝愿他長寿,法业增長。感谢!
    他也敢怒敢言.說出了很多人的心声·他也说的对真正的僧人和博学的大格西不会制造冲突或批评其他的佛教,而是尊重与包容。敬人者人恆敬之!
    多杰雄登修持争議己这么多年,修持者沒有錯,只是跟隨自己的上师,也沒伤天害理。但愿这篇博文会引起达赖尊者本人及追随者的关注及反思。也祈愿新的一年来臨之際,达赖尊者为世界和平护法 之禁令 俏来好消息!

  3. ck siah on Dec 6, 2018 at 12:37 am

    感恩尊贵的詹仁波切分享
    顶礼赞颂马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与藏传佛教界建交

    尊贵的达摩拉达纳长老,展现了佛陀的教诲,佛法无边界,一切众生皆平等。
    我们都晓得佛陀的口传法有八万四千个法门,而最主要的三大主流,就是大乘,
    小乘和金刚乘。每个主流都有祂们不同的精髓和教义。
    虽然佛陀的传法已有两千五百年的历史,而且佛陀最主要的教诲就是普渡一切众生,
    脱离苦海,但在这五花八门的世界里,往往还是有一些人为,对某某的传法修持起争议。
    就如现今的西藏流亡政府利用多杰雄登护法课题,来制造宗教和谐的纠纷、排挤和伤害,
    这些都不是佛法所提倡的正法。尊贵的达摩拉达纳长老的做法,显示了他的慈悲和高尚的智慧。真让世人敬佩。

    马来西亚是个满天神佛的国家,宗教信仰自由,而且国家法则第一条就是“信奉上苍”,
    就是每个人都有自己选择的宗教信仰。这里包含着不同种族和不同宗教色彩,比如有回教,
    佛教,道教,基督教,兴都教等等,还加上各宗教不同的派系,林林总总,看了都令人咋舌,无法想象。所以这也吸引了不少国际宗教派系喜欢来这里弘扬和交流。这里到处,
    时时刻刻都可看到大大小小的鬼神诞辰节日或游行,还有国际记者也喜欢来这里采访真相。所以马来西亚人民对宗教的热诚与和平的相处,大家互相的包容,打造了一个和谐和幸福的自由宗教信仰国。
    我以马来西亚为荣, Malaysia Boleh!!!

  4. yin ping on Dec 5, 2018 at 6:01 am

    尊敬的十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老在佩杰林寺的大殿中,与佩杰林寺代任住持点燃佛陀像前的一座酥油灯,这张照片看了特别令人感动。虽然有多杰雄登的争议,这并没有阻碍了长老到访尼泊尔的多杰雄登护法寺院。

    在此也感谢刘的坦率回复,说明了人们不应该用身份地位和名气来影响甚至强迫性的施压及恐吓他人、误导他人的宗教信仰。我们身在一个多元化的国土,人民都有宗教自由,多杰雄登的争议在马来西亚民主的国家是起不了作用的,政府更不会允许外人制造事端违反国家宪法。那些自称是真宗的佛教分子,却不断的叫说排挤他人,这是不符合佛陀慈悲、爱、包容的教义。

    西藏流亡政府利用宗教制造了如此多纠纷、排斥和伤害,这些都不是佛法所提倡的。人们对佛法的认识渐渐的被扭曲,甚至也慢慢影响了年轻一代对佛教产生了邪见。佛陀的正法,就是制造和睦友爱的氛围、接受他人的宗教、神明和修行。尊敬的十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与藏传佛教界建交反映了佛教各宗派间的和睦关系,没有宗派之分,这是多么值得宣扬出去,让世人对佛教更有信心。

  5. wong yen pin on Dec 4, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    谢谢Rinpoche分享

    马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与藏传佛教界建交

    马来西亚是个民主国家,她包容任何一个宗教和尊重他人的选择。
    不管你修什么马来西亚人民都会尊重他人的选择和修行,没有排斥。

    马来西亚也是多元化的国家,大家都尊重会他人的文化信仰从来就不排斥他人的修行。

    每个人都有自己的修行和宗教自由选择的信仰什么佛也好神也好,都个人选择,我们是没有权利去控制他人选择的自由,应该彼此包容,尊重,他人的修行, 和睦相处。

    谢谢
    Yen Pin🙏

  6. Chon Kong on Dec 4, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与藏传佛教界建交
    这是让人振奋的好消息。
    达摩拉纳长老不分宗教派系和政治分歧,是一位让人尊敬的佛教上师。拜访佩杰林寺,坐落在尼泊尔的加德满都 ,纯粹是受邀前往交流和参观。为弘扬佛法与海外的佛教团体建立友好,这是让人学习和赞扬的事。

    马来西亚是宗教自由的国家,各个种族可以自由选择自己的信仰,并得到宪法的保护。不同的宗教和信仰,政府也鼓励大家常常交流和互相尊重,保持友好关系。希望世界各地的宗教团体,在未来也会维护这种多元信仰,多元文化的修行方式,营造一个和平的社会,造福人群。

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  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Feb 27. 2020 03:50 PM
    In general jealousy seems to be bad for any relationships. It’s a feeling of resentment against someone, feeling of insecurity and conflict. It’s human nature. It’s natural to feel jealous from time to time. Well it becomes problematic when we act out in jealousy. Everything happen for a reason, some people have been doing well , wealthy and some do not , all these are our past karma. We should not feel jealous but rejoice for them. We should try self-confidence letting go the situation. Jealousy can be harmful as it will hijack our mind, ruin our relationships, destroy our family, and some extreme cases such stealing or killing as well . At times jealousy becomes lethal, as do domestic fights, and ends up killing others or themselves.
    To avoid jealousy we should accept and begin to appreciate who and what we are. Always rejoice to others and take them as an inspiration example. We should think less about ourselves, and more about others. Learning Dharma , practicing Dharma and putting into action , our jealousy will disappear. It’s the best choice.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/question-on-jealousy.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Feb 27. 2020 03:48 PM
    What a wonderful way going on a holy pilgrimage, and serving a Great Lama. Khensur Rinpoche who is a good friend of our Lama for 27 years. Rinpoche had known Khensur Rinpoche since Rinpoche time in India. Khensur Rinpoche had spent his whole life living in the monastic community teaching. Kensur Rinpoche had established Shar Gaden Monastery where the practice of Dorje Shugden and lineage is protected and preserved.
    Looking at all the pictures tells us a thousand words, how the team lead by Su Ming and team serving a Great Lama Khensur Rinpoche and Gen Wangyal. Such as taking them to see the doctor for medical check-up having all the necessary tests done, to see the dentist as well as checking their eyes and so forth . Well done Su Ming and team.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing which will inspire us to go all the up serving monks.
    In a way to show , gratitude to them how we appreciate their present .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/whats-a-meaningful-pilgrimage.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Feb 27. 2020 02:44 PM
    Great and clear explanation for us to understand as well as to increase our knowledge of why bigger and more Buddha statues makes a difference in our lives. Big statues have been always been regarded as big blessings for the area around it and also the sentient beings that live around that area.

    In Kechara Forest Retreat have many holy outdoor statue to create cause for people come to pilgrimage, embucirculate around the statue will help those have heavy body karma.Thank you very much for this article.


    https://bit.ly/386stv0

  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Feb 26. 2020 03:48 PM
    Many countries around the world have looking and working with China. They realised being friendly with China is a wise choice for the benefits for the growth of their country. China has become world largest economy country. For Tibet befriending China in long term will benefits both countries. Time had changed with Tibet having workshops with the Chinese is a good sign improving their relationship after all these years . People have their right and freedom to choose what they practice. Practicing Dorje Shugden is nothing to do with China. Every one of us have the right and freedom to choose what we want to practice. HH Dalai Lama is looking forward to return to Tibet one day. It only can be happen if the Tibetan leadership, letting go of the past and have more dialogues and meetings with the Chinese government in future. And solving all the political problems and lifting Dorje Shugden’s ban once for all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this great news.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-importance-of-tibet-befriending-china-nepali.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Feb 26. 2020 03:45 PM
    It is heart breaking, reading this article again, what Pastor Jean Ai had gone through and experience. Yet with strong determination all those abuses and attack by people whom she do not know, she did continue with her practice. Could not imagine how ungrateful the Tibetan Leadership treated the sponsor. Without the funds, sponsorship, monasteries and Dharma institutions would not able to survive for sure. Kechara organisation, and many others kind sponsors had sponsored millions to the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries of India. Not only that sponsoring of monk robes, books , statues , painting and jewelleries to name a few. Even changing the flooring of the monastery as well. Can imagine those sponsors go all the way to send them all those stuffs. And have raised so much sponsorship for them and had donated yearly in fact or when they asked for. And now none of them are allowed to go to the monasteries any more . All because they had practised Dorje Shugden’s practice. Countless other lamas and Shugden practitioners had raised funds for the monasteries too and they too were not allowed to have connection with. Sad ….there is no religious freedom at all. By now after decades , I do hope the Tibetan Leadership will lift the ban on Dorje Shugden for a better peaceful communities. May more read this post for a better understanding of what happening in the Tibetan Leadership and those in exile living in India.
    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for speaking up for the Tibetan people and for those Dorje Shugden practitioners .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/how-tibetan-leadership-treats-a-sponsor-jindak.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Feb 26. 2020 03:21 PM
    Different people have different reasons for wanting to become ordained. Sometimes I do wonder if unless the reasons are right, one should not get ordained but on the other hand I think maybe one should take the leap of faith even if the reasons are not entire “correct”.

    Modern people becoming ordained is tougher than in Buddha’s time, there are much inner and outer battle they need to overcome. May those who have the thought arise to be ordained, have more determination to make it happen. Thank you very much,for sharing this mind-changing article with all of us.

    https://bit.ly/2TeCHnH
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Feb 25. 2020 04:55 PM
    With their expertise a radiant energy scientist, a sound healer, an energy healer and a music composer, coming together to explore knowledge of cold energy . Li Kim and team going to haunted houses to experiment the energy. The haunted house they went looks scary. Joining them is also a Taoist master, finally concluded the presence of supernatural beings, as their findings found that the energy are dark and cold. As the unseen beings do no harm, they decided to do Taoist prayers and combined healing of sound, energy before leaving the area. I do believe those unseen beings do exist. Glad to learn that sound can heal the environment and souls. . Sound wonderful .
    Thank you, Li Kim and team for this sharing.this knowledge.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/paranormal/ghosts-and-hauntings/the-sound-of-light.html
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Feb 25. 2020 04:32 PM
    It is not surprised that many huge Buddha statues were built in many parts of the world both of a religious and secular nature.The bigger the Buddha statues will definitely beneficial to the surrounding area with positive energies, calming the area of wars and natural disasters .

    In Malaysia we have huge statue of Lord Murugan of Batu Caves and Kuan Yin Statue at Kek Lok Si in Penang.Thank you very much for the wonderful sharing with beautiful pictures of World Largest Statues.

    https://bit.ly/2uxPmtO
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:36 PM
    In Dharma, we learned that everything is impermanent, good thing will never last forever, that’s why we should not be attached to it as when it was gone, we will suffer tremendously, and a good news is, bad things never lasts.
    Life is a journey filled with opportunities, hardships, heartaches and its test for our courage. There is always a reason of our existence in this life.Thank you very much for this good article.

    https://bit.ly/37PSlv3
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:05 PM
    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. I believe that everything happens for a reason ,and there is a reason behind everything. That’s why Rinpoche asked to think carefully and consider certain things. Due to Rinpoche’s clairvoyance, Rinpoche knew the consequent. Rinpoche wanted us to learn to be responsible for our decisions that is beneficial to all and not jumping into anything blindly. And that is how I pray to what I want to come to be published.
    Glad to know some knowledge of Mount Shasta which I have not heard before being one of the world’s preeminent sacred mountains.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this wonderful sharing with important explanations, some knowledge to learn and guidelines for us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/behind-the-scenes/growing-up-with-rinpoche-mount-shasta-and-our-first-dorje-shugden-post.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:05 PM
    It won’t be supress Rinpoche felt more Indian as Rinpoche have been staying in India long enough. His early life spent in the monastery in India, serving his teachers and the monastic community, has taught Rinpoche cooking more Indian foods than western foods. Even all these years in Malaysia, Rinpoche preferred Indian cuisine which is rich in spices and masala such as dhal, paneer tikka, aloo mattar and paneer butter masala. Rinpoche will go all the way his students to serve Indian food to visiting Sangha so they would get a taste of home. Glad to know more of Rinpoche through this article. With Rinpoche explanation of how he felt and inherent in the Indian tradition culture, traditional spiritual practice and devotion to a spiritual teacher. All these points that Rinpoche was more Indian as what Rinpoche felt and having a strong connection with it.
    Thank you Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-rinpoche-felt-he-was-more-indian
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Feb 23. 2020 09:17 PM
    So brave of Raden to risk his life to save the dog. How many of us would dare to take this step? It is an inspiring story that we all should care and love all living beings. They deserve to live freely too. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this heart warming story.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/aussie-model-saves-dog-read.html
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Feb 23. 2020 09:00 PM
    It is ridiculous to think that a rabbinical court would sentence a dog just because they believe he was the reincarnation of a lawyer who offended the judge before. How would the judge know and can confirm that the dog is the reincarnation of the lawyer? Isn’t it abusing of power to make baseless allegation? This is us human trying to be more superior than animals and make decision based on own interest. Horrible act.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-lawyer-dog.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 22. 2020 07:42 PM
    Beautiful artwork done on these two Vajra Yogini statues by KSA team . Just from a simple statues to a colorful blinking beautiful realistic images of Vajra Yogini. Well done to KSA. Merely looking at it is a blessing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these stunning pictures of Vajra Yogini.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/thupten-la-and-vajra-yogini.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 22. 2020 07:38 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful post explaining each and every steps the importance of starting our Dharma practice on Tsongkhapa and Vajrayogini being one. Besides our daily sadhana we should engage in Vajrayogini’s practice without delay. Life is short, not to waste our time . Start now learning from stretch, as Rinpoche has create the beautiful pure land for us to practice Dharma. For me,I still have plenty to learn and improve myself . I am one of those lucky one to have meet Rinpoche in this life and to become part of Kechara. Reading this post gave us a better understanding of how to prepare ourselves before receiving the practice of Vajrayogini . We are indeed fortunate to have Rinpoche sharing this post , once again thank you Rinpoche with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html

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

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Throwback Kids camp 2019 - The nature of KFR is expressed on this drawing. Lin Mun KSDS
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Bhutan 576,802
Australia 460,572
Philippines 368,961
Indonesia 347,694
Germany 280,698
France 268,641
Brazil 194,295
Vietnam 178,102
Taiwan 177,924
Thailand 174,876
Italy 137,435
Mongolia 132,113
Spain 130,134
Portugal 127,708
Netherlands 117,491
Turkey 116,519
United Arab Emirates 107,699
Russia 94,876
Romania 88,527
Sri Lanka 87,019
Hong Kong 86,844
South Africa 80,326
Mexico 77,956
Myanmar (Burma) 73,829
New Zealand 71,386
Switzerland 67,431
Japan 66,421
Cambodia 60,343
South Korea 60,185
China 55,620
Pakistan 55,028
Bangladesh 54,786
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