My Precious Kyabje Zong Rinpoche statue

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A close-up of my statue of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. It was made by an artisan in Nepal in 1987 and contains the actual bone relics  and hair of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, as well as many other precious items and other relics.

It says in the 50 Verses of Guru Devotion that Vajradhara has stated very clearly for any of our practices to bear fruit or to fruition, we must rely on our teacher or, in Sanskrit, our Guru. Our teacher, being our Guru, introduces us to the basic teachings and foundations of Dharma which starts from impermanence and death and refuge, the Four Noble Truths, the Three Principal Paths, the Twelve Interdependent Links, and etc. etc. etc. and up to the highest tantras.

So, our scriptural teachers are very important. Our Gurus who introduce us and give us the Dharma and inspires us to do the Dharma, let us know that there’s another way of looking at our existence. Our teacher gives us a more profound and realistic view of our existence. Our teacher lets us know that although the realistic view of existence is not always very happy, that there is hope, that there is a way, that there is a remedy and that remedy is to become a fully enlightened being.

Even the existence of fully enlightened beings depend on the teacher. Even the knowing and the knowledge of becoming an enlightened being depends on a teacher and even after becoming an enlightened being, one recognises one’s teacher that allowed you the great opportunity to be free of suffering and samsara. Basically, to be free of one’s self.

The millennials like to say, “It’s about myself, it’s about loving myself, it’s about taking care about myself. It’s about ‘me’ time, it’s about myself. It’s about how important I am. It’s about recognising myself. It’s about being kind to myself.” The millennials like to use that as some kind of a mantra. That’s very true, that we should be kind and loving and forgiving of ourselves, but that has to come with if we are loving ourselves the right way and we are taking care of ourselves the right way and we are producing the right results. Otherwise it just becomes a very nice millennial mantra that follows the herd.

“Be nice to ourselves” – what does that actually mean? “Be nice to ourselves” is actually engaging into the understanding of the true nature of existence. Living a life that eliminates procuring more suffering and having a life that not only uses the resources, the planet and the people around us but also give back. So yes, we should be good to ourselves but we need to be good to others who have been good to ourselves. So that’s very important to understand.

My statue of my root Guru, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in its full glory. I had the clothes sewn up and the jewels added as an offering to the statue. The highest offering we can make, the offering with the most merit, is the one that we make to our teacher.

Now in reliance on the Guru, we learn a different view of life; in reliance on the Guru, we learn a different view of our existence and perhaps a higher purpose in our lives and to even aspire to become free of the endless rounds in life… Endless round of lives which is reincarnation in samsara, at least to be reincarnated in suffering states. So this is all dependent on the Guru and on top of that, to be completely liberated, to become a fully enlightened being, also depends on the Guru. So therefore the Guru is pivotal for any spiritual growth, practice, change and eventually achieving the goal. The Guru is pivotal.

Therefore, Vajradhara states whether the Guru is ordinary and he teaches you – he’s an ordinary person that teaches you – he’s a kind person, he’s a good person and he teaches you the Dharma, which you practise and become an enlightened being, or that your Guru is a fully attained being such as a Mahasiddha and teaches you the Dharma to become enlightened – either way, it is not the Guru who brought you to enlightenment but it is the Dharma that brought you to enlightenment.

So whether your Guru is an enlightened being or ordinary being, if he teaches you the Dharma, you can become enlightened. Having said that, Vajradhara also goes one more step by explaining that it’s important to view our teachers, whether they are highly attained or ordinary beings, as living Buddhas themselves. Therefore if we have that view, the blessings will be much more stronger, the blessings will be more potent and also it’ll inspire us more to become more like our teachers, to have better motivation, to sacrifice, to be able to renounce and to be able to give our lives over to practising the Dharma, or at least becoming better people within our lifetimes. So it is very important to view our teacher as enlightened beings (living Buddhas).

So whether our Guru is an ordinary being or a highly attained being, the Dharma he teaches us brings us to that level of attainment, brings us to the higher level of attainment which is Buddhahood. Therefore, it is more logical to view our teachers as enlightened beings giving us teachings to bring us to enlightenment.

Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, my second Guru who lived in Los Angeles. I had some letters to deliver for Geshe-la and also wanted to go on pilgrimage, so I found myself in Nepal.

And hence remembering Vajradhara’s teachings in the 50 Verses of Guru Devotion – which we will have a link towards that on another blog post – in remembering that, in 1987 I had made my… In 1987, I had gone and received permission from my first teacher, Geshe Lobsang Tharchin and my second teacher, Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and also His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, my root Guru, to become an ordained monk. And so in 1987, at the age of 22-ish, I flew to India to become a Buddhist monk and to be ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. I was in Dharamsala for about two months… About a month and a half, two months, for that, after which when I was ordained, I went to Nepal to go on pilgrimage and to deliver some letters that my teachers… My teacher had entrusted me to deliver from the U.S. to Nepal. And after Nepal, I was supposed to go down to Gaden, which I did.

So I was in Nepal until December-January, around that time, and it was January 19… December, January, February, around that time. And so it was from 1987 to ’88 and around February 1988, then I arrived in Gaden Monastery. But let me backtrack. When I was in Nepal, in December around that time, I was there for some work for my teacher and pilgrimage, as I mentioned earlier. And while I was there, I found that the Nepalese are very great artisans. They can make statues from thangkas. Sorry, they can make statues from metals, from clay, they can paint and you have artisans of all levels. So I decided to make a statue of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche while I was there.

Without the robes that I offered onto Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, you can see the skill and talent of the artisan to create the statue. This statue is made from clay.

I enquired around with my monk friends there, that had become friends, and they had taken me about 45 minutes’ drive out of Kathmandu to a small area where there was an artisan. The artisan lived with this family and it was a little bit of a walk from the taxi, where we were dropped off, into kind of a wooded area. It was rural but it wasn’t like in the middle of the forest, but it’s quite rural. And he lived with his family and his children in a simple house and he made clay statues and so a lot of people went there to see him. So I went there to see him and I brought many, many pictures of what I can get of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Profile, front, from the top, from the sides, from the back and I brought it to him and asked him to make a statue of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche for me from clay.

And so after some light negotiations, which my monk friends helped me with, we settled on about 600 rupees, Nepalese, at that time. Now 600 Nepalese rupees at that time is how much in US dollars? So it would be about five dollars and 41 cents, US, that time and a lot of you would say, “Well, wow. That’s really dirt cheap.”

It wasn’t dirt cheap. I was a very poor monk. I had only a few hundred dollars to my name and five dollars, ten dollars, whatever dollars would mean a lot. Luckily, the exchange rate was high at that time. So anyway, to make this Zong Rinpoche statue, now when I look back, I think, “Wow. It was really cheap” but at that time 600 rupees was quite a lot of money. The artist was an extremely nice person. He was friendly, helpful, he was gentle in demeanour and hardworking. And I had read somewhere that when you create Buddha images, holy images, whether it’s thangkas, drawings, paintings or statues, you should make a good relationship with the artist because when you have a good relationship with the artist, he has a good mind, good energy, he feels happy. So when he creates these images, the images will come out very holy and very powerful and blessed. You don’t want to have a bad relationship with the artists and, you know, that would sour or kind of give negative energy to the objects that we are creating.

So realising that, I would go there and visit him almost every two days and I would bring little biscuits and snacks to give him and to please him, and I would check on the progress of the statue. And luckily I did because neck-down, it was quite easy to make because it’s pretty standard, how to make lama’s robes and monk’s robes and stuff because being a Nepalese, he would have seen, you know, many monks throughout his lifetime so it’s not difficult but the head part was difficult. I had to go every two days, sometimes more often, to tell him how to mould His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche‘s face, head shape and profile. And so we did a lot of amendments and he was very patient and helped me do that.

Cittamani Tara with forms of Tara at the chakras. The pose of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was done according to the visualisation of our Guru as described by the Cittamani Tara Tantra. To download other similar Rime images in high resolution, click here.

Another trick was we had to leave the statue hollow. The reason we left the statue hollow is because so I can fill it with relics and mantras. The pose of the statue is the pose that you will visualise your Guru according to the Cittamani Tara Tantra by Tagphu Dorjechang. So the pose that you see Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in in the statue is not made arbitrarily. I didn’t make it up; it was according to the tantric tradition of Cittamani Tara. So in Cittamani Tara’s tantric tradition, you visualise your Guru with the right hand holding a vajra, the left hand holding a bell and from each finger… Thumb and index finger, they’re holding a lotus that opens at the left and right side of the lama’s ear. He will be wearing the three robes of a monk, and the coat and the yellow hat of a great pandit.

So that is according to the Cittamani Tara tantric system that I had created Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s statue. After about 10 days, he finished the statue and it was to my liking, and he had painted it and I was so happy with it.

I was really, really so happy and so I gave him gifts and khata, and I remember I gave him a little bit of a tip and some snacks to thank him. And then I brought my statue back and then the next phase was, I contacted some old monks there who took me to a tailor that made the clothes for Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, the traditional clothes for a statue, and also the golden hat for Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.

And while I was there, I also made a Kyabje Zong Rinpoche thangka and the thangka was to represent that the Guru emanates the Yidam and the Guru emanates the Protector. So nearby the monastery I was staying – I was staying at Samtenling Monastery in Boudha – literally five minutes’ walk away, on the second floor, there was an old Nepalese artist that I was introduced to, who was also very patient and who charged me about 1,100 Nepali rupees to create a thangka, beautiful, 16 by 20 inches. The centre being Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. From the heart, rays of light emanate and Vajra Yogini appears. From rays of light and rainbow lights, another figure appears which is Dorje Shugden. And at the bottom of the thangka, you’ll see one monk prostrating eternally to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and that is myself.

The thangka of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche that I commissioned. Later on, I had this thangka reproduced which you can download in high resolution here.

And so on the thangka, for this thangka creation I went every single day also, to visit the artist and to give him commentary on how to make the Vajra Yogini, how to make Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, how to make Dorje Shugden and I brought samples and I explained to him. And also on the thangka of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, you’ll also see it is according to traditional iconography, as well as Vajra Yogini and as well as Dorje Shugden. So while I was in Nepal, I was very lucky. I was able to create a statue of my Guru which I wanted on my shrine and a thangka of himself, his Yidam and his Dharma Protector to be behind the statue.

I wanted to bring this back to Gaden and I did. And while I was in Nepal, I went shopping for a metal box that can lock and I wrapped the statue, wrapped the thangka very thickly and I put it inside the box and I closed it and I locked it, and I took it with me on the bus. So when I returned back to India, I went by bus. I didn’t have money so I went by bus. It was a two-day, three-night journey. I repeat, it was a two-day three-night journey and on another blog post, I’ll tell you about the journey but it was quite dramatic because you’re stopped about 14 times along the way, and you’re asked for all kinds of money to get through. For example, you know, tax for your statues, tax for your thangkas and you’ve paid tax about five times already, you still have to pay tax at each stop. Anyways, India and Nepal is very interesting and I love them. I love both countries and I would love to live there.

As you can see, it doesn't matter what route you take. The journey from Kathmandu to Mundgod, where Gaden Shartse Monastery is located, is a long one and that's these days. Can you imagine what it was like 31 years ago?

As you can see, it doesn’t matter what route you take. The journey from Kathmandu to Mundgod, where Gaden Shartse Monastery is located, is a long one and that’s these days. Can you imagine what it was like 31 years ago?

Anyways, I took my thangka and my statue back from Kathmandu to Delhi, three days and two nights (by bus). From Delhi, I took a train, two days and two nights to South India, to the monastery. So when I entered Gaden Monastery for the first time in my life, I took my beautiful statue. I was assigned a room in Zong Rinpoche’s house. I arrived in Gaden and I did three prostrations to Zong Rinpoche’s house before I entered because I’m going to live in my Guru’s house, I’m going to use my Guru’s facilities, I’m going to use my Guru’s property. So to show respect and not to feel entitled or that my Guru owes me anything, I made three prostrations at the entrance of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s house and then I brought my luggage in, I brought my Zong Rinpoche statue, my thangkas, my clothes, my robes in. Then I walked in and I was assigned a room.

And in my room, I cleaned it up and the first thing I did was set up Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s statue and the thangka, and I made offerings immediately. So I don’t know how many years has been, 1987 till now? So it’s been 31 years since I made those statues and the thangka and they’re still on my altar. And you’ll see in the blog post the original thangka [Editor’s Note: see above], and I’ve had this statue with me and it’s been here and it’s very treasured.

And as an ending to what I want to share with you is when I arrived in Zong Ladrang, the assistant of Zong Rinpoche gave me actual bone relics of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Zong Rinpoche had passed away and he was cremated and so they have a lot of his relics. So I actually received bone relics of his actual body and I have hair from Zong Rinpoche’s goatee which he gave me when we were in America, and I have some robes of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and and pills made by Zong Rinpoche, and I put that inside my statue. And also I have many holy mantras and other relics and other holy items inside the statue and it was enshrined inside the statue. So my statue of Zong Rinpoche has the actual relics of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche which I got from Zong Ladrang.

Myself with His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Jampa Yeshe, who kindly blessed my statue of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

Myself with His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Jampa Yeshe, who kindly blessed my statue of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

After that was all done, then I was very fortunate because the abbot of the monastery, Khen Rinpoche Jetsun Jampa Yeshe Pelsangpo, who was the abbot at the time, did a blessing ceremony and blessed my Zong Rinpoche statue with the mantras and relics inside, and he also blessed my beautiful thangka. And so I’ve had these beautiful things with me for 31 years now and it’s part of my very important spiritual items which I hope when I pass away, we can create some kind of museum here or some area here where people can go and continue to receive blessings.

Anyways, that’s how I made my Kyabje Zong Rinpoche statue and I’ve had pictures taken of him from different angles so you can see and all that. I thought I’d share that little story with you.

But the bottom line is this – without the Guru, there is no Dharma. Without the Guru, there is no Buddha. Without the Guru, there is no Dharma, there is no Buddha, there is no Sangha. There is no Buddha, Dharma and Sangha without the Guru. Without the Guru, we would never hear the name ‘Buddha’; without the Guru, we would never know what the Dharma is and we can never be a Sangha, we can never practise, we can never become enlightened. Without the Guru, even the opportunity or even knowing what the opportunity of enlightenment is, would never reach our ears.

Therefore from now and until enlightenment, I take refuge in my Guru. My Guru is the synthesis of all the great Gurus, back to Shakyamuni Buddha. My Guru is all the synthesis of all the Dharma, both Sutra and Tantra. My Guru is the synthesis of all the Buddhas, bodhisattvas and deities. My Guru is all the dakas, dakinis, shravakas and all the Dharma protectors and so on and so forth, and all the enlightened beings.

So therefore the statue of my Guru and the thangka of my Guru represents the full path and scope to enlightenment, and the opportunity afforded to me to traverse that path because I was able to meet my Guru. And that is the reason I created the statue of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and this thangka.

Thank you,
Tsem Rinpoche

For more information about His Holiness the incomparable Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, you can read all of these blog posts that I have composed about him: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/kyabje-zong-rinpoche

I was ordained in 1987 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama but I actually requested His Holiness for ordination back in New Jersey, USA. I was fortunate that someone was able to capture this moment on film: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=19322

 

Photos of my Kyabje Zong Rinpoche statue

Do enjoy and be blessed by this images of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. I was very fortunate to have been introduced to an artist who was able to make such a complete image of my root Guru. It was with me the very first time I arrived in Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India.

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  1. Tsa Tsa Ong on Apr 19, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    This statue of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche is very beautiful and looks very real. I also enjoyed listening to the audio teachings from Rinpoche about Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. It was a great sharing and also for the photos for the statue in different angles. How auspicious and blessed to see the statue and thangka of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche that Rinpoche commissioned. Thank you very much Rinpoche and blog team for this very special sharing. 🙏🙏😘🌈👍🔥☘️

  2. Yee Yin on Apr 14, 2019 at 11:30 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us such a lovely story of the statue of Zong Rinpoche. From making the statue of the guru, Rinpoche shares with us many valuable teachings on guru-disciple relationship. It reiterates to us how important it is to have guru devotion especially if we are practising Vajrayana Buddhism.

    It is not an idol worshipping when we love our guru more than anything. Our guru is the Buddha, who studies and practices Buddha’s teachings so he can guide us. The end result is complete freedom from suffering. Who in this world will be able to guide us to walk on this path with unconditional love and care? Only our guru will do that. We have to also remember, our guru does not only guide us in this life, but he also takes on the responsibility to guide us in our future lives too. Basically, until we are enlightened. Who in this world will have such patience except for our guru?

    Rinpoche has also demonstrated to us the right way to treat our guru so we can get the best out of him. Our guru is willingly and compassionately let us use him as an object to collect merits and purify our karma. We have to always contemplate on the great compassion of our guru and do as he says. He will never harm us and he will only ask us to do things that will bring us benefit, not even for himself.

  3. Samfoonheei on Apr 11, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    Wow ….such a look alike the artist must be really good in creating clay statues from pictures. Fantastic the artist just ten days to finish the painted statue Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. So Rinpoche has created a beautiful statue and a precious thangka of Rinpoche’s Guru, H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche which is still with Rinpoche now. Such a wonderful and blessing merely at the images of of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
    We are considered very lucky given a chance to view Kyabje Zong Rinpoche statue and pictures taken from different angles.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful sharing.

  4. Jacinta on Apr 10, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the story on how the beautiful statue and thangka of Rinpoche’s Guru, H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche were made. It’s not only affordable but it is so precious. The best part was, in the thangka, Rinpoche even thought of drawing a monk which represents Your Eminence prostrating to the Three roots. It’s kind of reminding me to always supplicate to one’s Guru and having Rinpoche in my mind always.

    Thank you Rinpoche for the pictures from taken different angles.

    P/s: Comes to think of it, it reminded me how a student created a statue of Buddha 60 years after His parinirvana. It is said to look like him as the student had seen Buddha with her own eyes.

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    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring and motivating article. People can say many things about us but we will know very well how we are and how we are. We should not react to the comments people make on us.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Read more about Tsarchen Losal Gyatso at http://bit.ly/2kj8bM9
  • nicholas
    Monday, Sep 16. 2019 02:23 PM
    Rabindranath Tagore (1861 – 1941) was an illustrious man of many talents. A prolific writer, poet, songwriter, playwright, actor, and painter, he revolutionised Indian art and literature, and was also a pioneer of the Bengal Renaissance Movement. Rabindranath’s works have influenced numerous writers, artists, painters, activists, humanitarian workers, social workers, the poor and the rich across the globe, and his works have been translated into Dutch, English, Spanish, German, and many other languages.

    Read more about Rabindranath at http://bit.ly/2kBH2nW
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:52 PM
    This is a very interesting article to know that Mongolian astrology is closely related to Buddhism. Some of us might think astrology is a very superstitious practice but it is practised in Buddhism.

    From the scripture, our body body parts are related to different planets. In a way, it means our body and the universe are in fact one. Therefore, we should respect our environment because if our mother nature has lost its balance, our health will be affected as well.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/a-mongolian-manual-of-astrology-and-divination.html
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:24 PM
    The most recent celebrity that was reported to have shown some interest in Buddhism is Katy Perry. People often think being a celebrity is wonderful, but behind all the smiles and the beauty, there is much suffering and pain… We have seen it many times, and celebrities who fail to cope with the stress and public pressure often take up dangerous habits or suicidal. I’m not claiming that I know of Katy Perry’s life and difficulties, but as long as we are all in samsara, we are all subjected to suffering.

    Read more http://bit.ly/2kAM442
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:17 PM
    The International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal isq all about the 14 highest mountains in the world…all of them are at least 8,000 meters in height! Those interested in mountaineering would come to Pokhara as most of the trekking routes start from there.

    Out of the top 14 mountains, 8 are within Nepal! Since 1920 (when mountaineering was still new to the world) many researchers would come to this beautiful country to do research on things like how the mountains were formed…what the exact height of the mountain is…what minerals can be found there etc.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2mckDh7
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:13 PM
    Malaysia adopts a constitutional monarchy system that is a mixture of hereditary and elected monarchs. Malaysia consists of several administrative regions across thirteen states and three federal territories. Nine states are ruled by monarchs, four states are supervised by a Yang di-Pertua Negeri or Governor, and the Federal Government controls the remaining three federal territories.

    Read more about Malaysia monarcy at http://bit.ly/2lWGlpd
  • nicholas
    Sunday, Sep 15. 2019 03:01 PM
    Meditation puts children in touch with their most natural condition, which is free, expressive, cooperative, loving and peaceful. This is a direct counter for everything else in society that encourages them to think of only “me, me, me” from a young age, and to engage in competition which encourages division. Hence meditation is something our world desperately needs because the competition we teach children will become greed when they are adults competing to win. It’s this greed and need to win that is slowly killing our planet and destroying all of our natural resources. Hence meditation is one of the most valuable habits a child can be encouraged to learn and integrate as part of their daily life.

    Read more about Buddhist meditation in schools at http://bit.ly/2kkWlBd

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

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
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    Cute!
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  • Uncle Wong
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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
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    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!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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