Kesz – Bad Childhood? Good Adulthood?

Mar 20, 2013 | Views: 1,241

Dear friends,

I recently blogged about a video called “It’s an instant CHOICE“. In that video, I answered a question that many people have been asking me since I became recognized as a tulku, “If you are a reincarnation of a high tulku, why did you have such a bad childhood?

In the video, I shared how I did have a good childhood, even though at a glance, it appeared to be bad. Kesz seems to be another person who had a “good” childhood…

Cris Valdez, or more popularly known as Kesz, fled home at the age of 4 to live on the streets. He spent many days walking around dump sites to scavenge for items to eat, to wear and to sell. Born as the 3rd child out of 9, his parents were desperately poor and living in squatters. His parents tried to sell him off as a baby but didn’t manage to, and at the age of 3-4 Kesz became subject to beatings by his father… so he slept wherever he could, even on top of tombs in the city cemeteries.

At the age of 5, Kesz was shoved into a pile of burning tyres by other scavenger kids injuring his arms and back. His mother took him for medical attention and then left him at a charity worker’s shelter for street children called Club 8586. She came back months later letting Kesz know that the family did not want him anymore

A marine engineer called Manalaysay who runs Club 8586 became his legal guardian and since then Kesz’s life has changed for the better. At aged 6, Kesz began volunteering to teach other street children about basic hygiene. At aged 7, he was asked by Manalaysay what he wanted as a birthday gift. He said that he wanted to give other children what he himself has received: rubber slippers, toys and candies.

He wanted to give gifts to other street children as he wanted them to feel the same love and happiness he felt on that day. On that very day, Kesz started a life long mission to give hope to street children via an organization that he started “Championing Community Children”.

Since the establishment in 2005, the organisation has reached out to over 10,000 children!! At the age of 13 last year, Kesz great love for others was recognised when he won the International Children’s Peace Prize.

I rejoice that Kesz was recognized for the award as he has given his all to serve the community at such a young age. While many children his age are pampered at home and yet still do not appreciate their good life, Kesz’s story is simply amazing because of his sheer determination to live for others even though he had to endure all the difficulties at a young age.

I am very inspired by this young boy and wanted to share his life journey with all of you. His story reminded me very much of my younger years when I left home and had to live on the streets. My experience inspired me to start Kechara Soup Kitchen in my later years to serve the homeless community because I know through experience how the life of a homeless person is like… and I wanted to do my part to give back to society.

Please watch the video and read the articles below about this amazing young boy and share with others.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

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Biography

A street child turned into a health advocate

As a young boy of only 2 years old, Cris “Kesz” Valdez was forced to roam the dumpsite of Cavite City, about 30km from Manila, in the Philippines, where he lived with his parents and siblings. Being taught at an early age to beg and scavenge, his health was poor and his future prospects even worse.

Being a little boy, Kesz used to live in a severely abusive home environment. At the age of 4 he therefore fled from home to start begging on the streets while living on graveyards and sleeping in open tombs. Small as he was and only surrounded by other children and no adults, he was an easy prey for the gangs who master these areas. Like all other street children, Kesz used to sleep anywhere and everywhere. Unfortunately Kesz is no exception as a child living on the streets of Cavite City who spent his day scavenging and begging.

One day, he was found by a street educator sleeping outside a convenience store in the market, where some people would only be annoyed by his presence and kick him in their passing. The street educator took him home, took care of his wounds, bathed him and gave him the opportunity to go to his street school. After this, he was returned to his parents with the street educator’s pledge to keep helping him with his education and food.

However, back with his parents, he was again forced to beg and scavenge and roughly beaten for not earning as expected. Then at the age of 5, while scavenging, Kesz was pushed into a pile of burning tires which burned him severely on the arms and back. As his father wouldn’t help him or take him to a doctor, because they thought he was bad luck, he was brought by his mother to the house of the street educator barefooted and naked. The street educator immediately took him to the emergency room and had his wounds treated.

 

Kesz Seventh Birthday Launched ‘GIFTS OF HOPE”

For 6 years Kesz never knew when his birthday was. On the efforts of his new found friends from Club 8586 he was able to celebrate his seventh birthday. Kesz was asked what he wishes for. He replied he wished to give gifts to other street children for he wanted them to feel the same happiness he feels that magical day. And so it happened… it marked the beginning of the Championing Community Children, set up by Kesz himself.

The Championing Community Children started handing out Gifts of Hope to street children, with the intention of helping to protect them from abuse, neglect and the health hazards on the streets. Kesz started with handing out flip flops so the children would not cut open their feet while walking barefoot. However, as Kesz saw that children needed more than just flip flops, he expanded the gifts with toys, candy and clothes. The annual Gifts of Hope programme has now also benefited victims of typhoons and other calamities and has up to now shared over 7000 Gifts of Hope. The programme receives ever growing support from the community, both in effort and in gifts.

 

The Championing Community Children and his WEALTHY HEALTHY OUTREACH

Now, at the age of 13, Kesz has turned his life around, going from street child proving any bad talk about him wrong. The people in his life describe him as a strong willed, warmhearted and always helpful young boy. Wanting to extend his help to all children who need it, he has created five more programmes within Championing Community Children. Kesz executes these programmes with other voluntary peer officers and an ever growing number of volunteers.

Kesz is very focused on teaching slum community children how to take care of their health. Poor health is a chronic problem for these children. Lots of them are malnourished and the children live and work amidst trash, sickly animals and open sewers. Not only are they exposed and susceptible to disease, they are also unlikely to be vaccinated or receive medical treatment. They usually cannot afford doctors or medicines. It is therefore extremely important for street children to look after their basic health, such as brushing teeth, keeping clean and treating small wounds. Kesz believes that it is very important for them to be healthy to be able to make their own dreams come true.

But this is not the only need he has picked up on when roaming the communities of Cavite. Kesz is set to help out in any way he can. On a weekly basis, Kesz and his friends go into the communities and teach the children about hygiene, nutrition, gardening and children’s rights. This is their major program, the WEALTHY HEALTHY OUTREACH. To make sure the new information is passed on within the community, the Championing Community Children carefully monitors the communities and instructs peers in these communities on how to educate each other. And thus the network of young caretakers and activists grows.

The Championing Community Children has become a great success. Up to today they have helped 3000 children by treating wounds, have handed out thousands of toothbrushes and reached more than 10,000 children since their founding in 2005.

(Source: https://www.facebook.com/kesziam/info)

 

News Article

Filipino kid wins $130,000 peace prize

Thirteen-year-old Cris “Kesz” Valdez was once told he was the source of bad luck in the family. And for a while, he started to believe it too.

Beaten up by his father and neglected by his mother, the boy ran away from home and became a street urchin, scavenging through piles of garbage and spending his nights in an open tomb.

But now Valdez is the bringer of smiles to thousands of street kids like himself as the founder of “Championing Community Children,” an organization that gives flip-flops, toys and toothbrushes to deprived children in his hometown of Cavite City.

Out of three finalists, the boy was awarded on Wednesday the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize at a ceremony in The Hague, where he received a 100,000 euro ($130,000) prize.

“My motto is, ‘we can change the world one heart at a time,'” Valdez said in an audiovisual presentation shown at the ceremony.

“My message to all children around the globe is: Our health is our wealth! Being healthy will enable you to play, to think clearly, to get up and go to school and love the people around you in so many ways.”

The prize is presented annually by a Nobel Peace Prize laureate to “an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable acts and thoughts have made a difference in countering problems which affect children around the world.”

An initiative of the Dutch organization KidsRights, the Children’s Peace Prize was launched during the 2005 Nobel Peace Laureates’ Summit by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

Asked about the prize money, KidsRights Foundation chair Marc Dullaert said a committee was now to decide, together with Valdez, to which projects it would be donated.

 

‘New voice for voiceless’

Valdez received the award from Nobel Peace Prize winner for 1984 Desmond Tutu, the South African human rights activist, who presented him with the “Nkosi,” a unique sculpture “which shows how a child can move the world.”

“You are wonderful,” Tutu told Valdez at a press conference shortly after the ceremony held in The Hague’s historic Knight’s Hall.

Tutu, the patron of KidsRights and the Children’s Peace Prize, said Kesz was a deserving and inspiring example of “a new voice for the voiceless.”

On his Twitter account (@iamKesz), Valdez posted on Thursday: “I am so honored to represent the Filipino kids and my homeland the Philippines! Salamat po O Dios sa lahat lahat (Thank you, Lord, for everything)!”

“I pray for the people who will listen to me speak. May I inspire them to do some good for the street children in the world,” he tweeted a day earlier.

 

Gifts of Hope

Through his organization, which he started at age 7, Valdez and his friends visit underprivileged communities to hand out parcels called “Gifts of Hope,” containing, among other things, slippers, toys and even candy.

They teach children about hygiene, food and children’s rights. “He even takes things a step further, by teaching children how to teach each other. He has so far helped more than 10,000 children in his local area,” organizers of the prize said in a statement.

In the Philippines, almost 250,000 children live in the streets, subjected to abuse, violence and child labor, and many of them struggling with health ailments, according to KidsRights.

 

Living in darkness

Valdez was in the same situation a decade ago.

At age 2, he was forced to scavenge at a dump. “I remember my father beating me. I had to make money so he could buy alcohol and drugs. He said I brought bad luck to the family,” he said in the KidsRights video, which has also been uploaded on Youtube.

Valdez said he felt he was “living in darkness.”

At 4, he ran away from the home and began living off the streets, sleeping in a public cemetery with other children, he recalled.

Then, an accident happened. While scavenging one night with other kids, he fell into a pile of burning tires, suffering a severe injury on his arm.

 

Love for the first time

That was when Valdez’s life turned around. For perhaps the first time in his young life, he became the recipient of the kindness of strangers.

Community worker Harnin “Bonn” Manalaysay, founder of the Bible study and outreach group Club 8586, treated the boy’s wounds and took the boy under his wing. Manalaysay was the mentor of another humanitarian working for street children, CNN Hero Efren Peñaflorida.

“That day was probably the first day in his life when he felt loved, accepted and cared for,” Manalaysay said of Valdez in the video.

On his seventh birthday, Valdez did not want any presents for himself.

“Instead, he wanted to give something to other street children,” KidsRights said. That same year, Valdez started his own organization, Championing Community Children.

 

10,000 children

Since its inception, the group has handed out 5,000 parcels and helped 10,000 children, KidsRights said. It said that Valdez himself had personally “treated over 3,000 wounds.”

Valdez, who studies in an open high school for other sponsored kids and dreams of becoming a doctor, said Manalaysay had not only treated his burns and bruises when his organization first adopted him but had also given him love and affection.

“This is what I want to give to as many street children as possible… I want children in the streets to get the same chance I had,” he said. With a report from AFP

(Source: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/50668/filipino-street-kid-13-wins-130000-peace-prize)

 

Photos

CHILDREN’S CHAMPION Cris “Kesz” Valdez, 13, proudly accepts his prize from Nobel Peace Prize winner Bishop Desmond Tutu in ceremonies held in The Hague, the Netherlands, on Wednesday.

Kesz with his saviour Harnin “Bonn” Manalaysay (seated left) and his friends

Kesz reaching out to children on the streets

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  1. Chris on Dec 27, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this amazing story of this young boy that gives hope to others. His actions and kindness is inspiring and he showed us that even a young boy at the age of 7 can give hope to others.

    Rinpoche taught us that we should be kind to the people around us and sometimes even the smallest kind gesture and make a big impact on the person’s life. As they say, a little kindness goes a long way. Thank you Rinpoche for reminding us of this teaching again.

  2. Yee Yin on Oct 10, 2019 at 1:52 pm

    Kesz’s life had not been smooth or good ever since he was born. He didn’t have the love he deserved from the parents since he was a baby. His life was rough, he had to live on the street since he was 5 years old.

    When he was 6 years old, he decided to do something to benefit street children who are like him. Instead of hoping to have better things, he wants to give the kindness he has received to other children, to give them love and care they deserve.

    It is amazing how he has turned his negative experience into something positive. For people who have gone through a difficult time like Kesz, most will have anger in them and get involved in drugs and crimes. But for Kesz, he understands the plight of street children and he doesn’t want other children to be like him. His experience has helped him become a kind and compassionate person.

  3. Lim Han Nee on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:09 pm

    Kesz, who lived from birth in a dumpsite, and who from the age of 2, had to scavenge among the rubbish in the dumpsite , and was forced to run away from home at the age of 4 because of excessive beatings and abuse by an alcoholic and drug addict father,had to all counts , a very bad childhood.After running away from ‘home’, he lived with other homeless children, scavenging dumpsites by day and living in open cemetries by night. To make matters worse for him, he sustained serious injuries when he fell into a pile of burning tyres one night, while scavenging with other kids.

    However, his spell of bad luck came to an end, when he found a most compassionate saviour. His parents’ superstitious belief that he spelt bad luck was nullified . When his mother dumped him at Club 8586 ,Manalaysay who runs Club 8586 , immediately took over as his guardian. From then on he felt nothing but love and acceptance from Manalaysay. In this ambience of love and care, his own innate love for others bloomed. He started an outreach organisation, Championing Community Children , through which he helped 10 ,000 children and handed out 5000 parcels, containing gifts of tooth brushes, slippers and the like He got kids together to teach each other about personal hygiene, food, gardening and children’s rights among other things.

    It is little wonder that at the age of 13, Kesz went on to receive a most prestigious international award for his outreach efforts for the needy and underprivileged kids of his community – the International Children’s Peace Prize. Ketz has a most wonderful heart of kindness and giving, so much like Tsem Rinpoche as a c hild. Even in the midst of his own suffering, he was reaching out to relieve the sufferings of other kids.On his 7th Birthday, he did not ask anything for himself, but asked that other underprivileged children be given gifts. His award of 100, 000 euros too was to be shared among underprivileged children.
    He had extraordinary compassion,courage and determination, just like Tsem Rinpoche, believing that one can succeed in changing the world “one heart at a time”.

    For people who refuse to leave their comfort zones, yong Kesz inspires us to reach out and excel beyond ourselves for others.

  4. Pastor Moh Mei on Dec 5, 2015 at 6:54 pm

    Wow! The life of Kesz is indeed a testimony that everything is an instant choice. When faced with harsh and devastating fate the universe seemed to have cruelly bestowed, the mind has the same equal capacity to either become a victim or victor. Have a bad childhood doesn’t always result in a bad adulthood and having a good childhood doesn’t always result in a good adulthood.

    By any worldly terms, Kesz has a bad childhood. However considering where his experiences have brought him, perhaps it is not really bad after all. Good and bad is like just two sides of the same coin. Regardless of the actual physical tangible happening, it is still a matter of perspective. The mind still posses the ability to flip the coin either side.

    Such is the power that is in our own hands. Our surrounding and situation do not ultimately decide the outcome of our life. We do. The decision we make do. How we react do. We are the creator of our karma.

  5. Beatrix Ooi on Nov 5, 2013 at 4:48 am

    It’s very heartwarming. Although he was brought up in a bad environment, but that didn’t give him excuses to give up on himself and beg for the rest of his life. It is very kind of him to have started an organisation and help to reach out to the other kids who are suffering like how he suffered as a child. Thank You for sharing Rinpoche, he is very inspiring.

  6. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Oct 21, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    He is an inspiring boy to look up, one learnt from difficult situation and grow up to be a better person. Situation occurred and it depends on the child to either to be broke or made. As for Kesz, his difficult situation has nurtured him to do good deeds to ease the suffering of others.

  7. Adrian Cho on Apr 26, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    This is so touching and he is really inspired me, that he show his truly love with much care and helped those childrens. He is so kindness too, that willing give out all his things, what he have it to other children as a gift.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post to us.

  8. tenzin llhamo on Apr 17, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Kesz is such a courageous and kind young man! Although he went through so much when he was younger but it did not stop him from being stronger and more passionate. He understands the need to help children like him without asking for anything in return! He is truly inspiring! I am so happy that he won the award and now he can help many more! And the best part is that the children he taught are also teaching others. Nobody taught him to do so and he did it from his heart. I am so proud of him!

    He reminds me so much of Rinpoche who does so much and always giving and helping other people too. Thank you Rinpoche for such an inspiring post!

  9. Erickksiow on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:19 pm

    When first watched this video on YouTube ( friend posted on FB ) it was touched my heart deeply, Kesz did showed us ( he never gave up for his life ) even he is born from a Bad Childhood. Really Inspiring.

    ( First thought in my mind, Rinpoche had a Bad Childhood too, and Rinpoche dint gave up and in future now, Rinpoche keep benefiting others ) A lot to Learn from a Great Teacher like Rinpoche.

    Best Regards : Eric kksiow

  10. Low KHJB on Apr 7, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    Thank you for the sharing Rinpoche. May Kesz inspire all of us to do the same of others with any agender but out of sincere compassion .For a child who suffered so much during such a tender age .He was fortunate enough to be steered to a right path by a very kind Mr Harnin ,without the thought of revenge when he grew older but to share with the others the love that he received.
    To live life for the cause of others are the most noble gesture a person could do ,in appreciation of precious human life.The generosity he showed to others is immeasurable.
    May Kesz, blessed with the knowledge of dharma to lead others and his path to help others be smooth and free of obstacles.

  11. pavara on Mar 31, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    Dear Rinpoche thank you far sharing this post. Kesz is sush a kind person he can live a hard childhood but his adulthood was kind and great. Kesz has also been kind in his child hood to find money for his fathers drugs and alcohol. This is the kinddest person i have read about.

  12. Wan Wai Meng on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    Wow a young child can do so much to inspire others to take action. Phillipines has a high rate of people living on the streets. There was a video i watched once that shows a father of many went around the various KFC’s in Phillipines he was taking the scraps from all these KFC joints and he brought it home to his kids, and his kids were praying and thanking god for the food. It truly was a wake up call.

  13. Cliff on Mar 29, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    Its amazing what this boy has accomplished at such a very young age. Kesz is such an inspirational boy to so many pele, helping taken care of over 10,000 children is outnof this world. Its really beautiful how despite his “dark” childhood he used it and turned it into light and is now benefiting so many children. Manalaysay also has such a good heart, its really touching how he took Kesz in treating his wounds, giving him love and affection. Reading this only brings me joy to those who are benefited from Kesz.

    It really makes me think about my family and my position in life, appreciating what I have and what I was given by my parents. I really hope I am not misusing this opportunity given by my parents. It would be an honour to meet Kesz one day. May the prize, money and fame he has gained be more beneficial to many more children.

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful story Rinpoche. I hope you are feeling well.

  14. uncle eddie on Mar 28, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    From contents of blog,”Kesz” Valdez, at 2 year old was forced to roam the dumpsites of Cavite City, about 30 km from Manila, Philippines. Severely abused at home where he lived with his parents and other siblings, he fled from home at the age of 4 to start begging on the streets and spent his day scavening, sleeping everywhere and anywhere, even on graveyards and in opened tombs. A good samaritan marine-engineer named Mandalaysay became his legal guardian, when “Kesz” was at 6 and became a volunteer to help out teaching other street kids. At this turn of event, by which we called Karma, his “luck” changed for the better and brighter. Now at 13 “Kesz” has turned his life around from a street boy to be the Children’s champion Nobel Peace Prize winner, in a ceremony held in the Hague, Netherlands. “Kesz” said that his wish is to be able to give something back to other street children, and with his determination it won’t be difficult!

  15. Albert Ratchaga on Mar 28, 2013 at 12:54 am

    Just can’t believe someone at the age of 7 can be so matured, caring, and can do so much to benefit others. This is what Tsem Rinpoche mentioned many times, how a kid who has not so good childhood turned out to be a great person. It is true, because we suffered before and we clearly understood about the suffering, so when we see others suffers the same, we feel their pain and wanted to release theirs…

  16. Joy on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    This kid puts us adults to shame! He is only 13 years old and he knows how to choose to be the light instead of being self-destructive and dwell in depression or taking advantage of his blessed opportunity. He did not forget where he came from, his roots and the others just like him.

    Kesz reminds me of Rinpoche and how Rinpoche had a challenging childhood and was living on the streets as well. http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/my-short-bio-in-pictures1.html#2

    Instead of their bad childhood experiences bringing them down, these two people rise above it and decided to choose an extraordinary life and became Heroes we celebrate today… and all they did was change their perspective and using their experience as an inspiration to benefit others. The focus is on “others” and because of this, today they are changing lives and receiving more love then any of us. And it was just a simple choice of “self” or “others”. Thank you Rinpoche, because of you, we are where we are here in Dharma.

  17. Rielle Dy on Mar 24, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    I watched the life story of this young boy in a local TV program #Magpakailanman. Im deeply touched by his story that I cried but inspired. God is really great.

  18. Jutika Lam on Mar 23, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    OH MY BUDDHA!!!

    What a very nice and touching story.

    I just can’t express in words how touched I am after watching the video and reading the story.

    It was amazing how a 7 year old kid with hardly and money at all goes all out to give other street children stuff like toys, slippers, toothbrushes and more.

    What was even more amazing is that he started an organisation all by himself and even managed to get a few volunteers to assist him in his work.

    It is no surprise why he won the Children s Nobel Peace Prize Award because even though he his own self was once nobody instead of not doing anything as if nobody helped him, he instead was so grateful that people have helped him that he wanted to give back to the society and have managed to help a total of 10,000 children.

    This story is a must for a lot of kids who are spoilt to bits instead they should even be lucky to even have parents to take care of them unlike Kesz.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such a wonderful and touching story.

    Love
    Jutika

  19. So Kin Hoe on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    Kesz has inspired me a lot to do more for the less fortunate people and all living beings. With his selfless thought and deed, Kesz has drawn many happy faces among the street kids. I do really hope Kesz will become a role model to many young kids around the whole and change the mind of society that young kids can even do better than many adults! Cheers and rejoice for Kesz!

  20. David Lai on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    I am really impressed with this kid! He surely is an inspiration for many spoilt brats like myself and others who are just self-absorbed and looking for gifts and attention from people. This story would be a great gift to many children and teenagers the world over to be a sort of wholesome role model. Imagine having a kid as a role model but that’s what he should be considering what he does for others. Pop culture today encourages people to indulge and strive for self-gratification and being self-absorbed over their angst-driven emotions. Sometimes, it helps that we have someone to compare and to think that there is really another way of thinking.

  21. Andrew Boon on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    How brilliant that at such a tender age, Kesz can think about others apart from himself even though from the onset, he seems like the one needing it. It is certainly a stark reminder to us all that our petty problems and whatever excuses we give ourselves for “failing” is merely that… insignificant!

    The way to true happiness is really when we start to focus out… makes sense as the more we focus out, the more we lessen the focus on ourselves and hence our own problems, though still there are not the main priority or focus… Don’t you just love the logic!

  22. jimmy tan on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    It touched my heart after read this article and video. A young kid fulled of kindness and compassion .Although he just a 13 years old boy .But imagine what we are doing during 13years old . I need to do more before love come to me ,first i have to give my love to other.

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  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Apr 8. 2020 01:54 AM
    We all have to realize that there are many strange things that we need to be explore and to understand better. Thank you for the sharing it very interesting to know about the 10 most terrifying supernatural house and place on this earth.
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Apr 7. 2020 02:40 PM
    After reading this article I came to realize I have plenty to know. I get to understand a little much more knowledge of the Body of a Buddha. The details of the 32 marks and there are teachings of each mark.
    Reading this gives me a whole new understanding into Buddha images, and their importance.Thank you very much for the informative article.
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 7. 2020 01:48 PM
    Ksitigarbha is a bodhisattva primarily revered in East Asian Buddhism . Usually depicted as a monk with a nimbus around his shaved head, he carries a staff to force open the gates of hell and a wish-fulfilling jewel to light up the darkness.In Tibetan thangkas, he is often depicted as a classical seated Bodhisattva with crown. He is regarded as the bodhisattva of hell beings. Well known for his greatest compassionate Vow being, that is not to achieve Buddhahood until all hells are emptied. In this beautiful thangka he is depicted with Dorje Shugden an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. Dorje Shugden who is a Dharma Protector in order to safeguard the Buddha’s teachings.
    Thank you for this beautiful thangka.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/ksitigarbha-the-saviour
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 7. 2020 01:45 PM
    Machig Labdron was a renowned 11th-century Tibetan tantric Buddhist practitioner, teacher and yogini who originated several Tibetan lineages of the Vajrayana practice of Chod . She is often depicted with the attributes of a dakini, a representation of enlightened female energy. Together with Buddha Shakyamuni, Padampa Sangye, Vajravarahi, Green Tara, Prajnaparamita, Chang Shon, Troma Nagmo and Dorje Shugden as depicted in this beautiful thangka.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-founder-of-chod-machig-labdron
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Apr 7. 2020 01:43 PM
    Black Manjushri is the wrathful healing form of Manjushri that helps us to heal our deep inner negative emotions and mental suffering. Those suffering from aggressive and assertive diseases such as cancer, AIDS , heart disease or those who are prone to negative emotions. Black Manjushri ‘s practice is indeed very beneficial in healing as long as one have faith. It is widely practiced by Gelug practitioners and other lineage as well. Black Manjushri purifies contaminations and impurities. In this thangka , Black Manjushri is depicted with Dorje Shugden who is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. Beautiful and powerful thangka to have it in our home.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-wrathful-healing-form-of-manjushri-black-manjushri
  • sarassitham
    Monday, Apr 6. 2020 10:29 PM
    Wow! Great to know the effect of mantra stone, an interesting article to know the powerful way of offering and the blessing. I understand that mantra is a form of meditation that has existed for a long time but offering mantra stone to deity is something new to understand.

    Thank you for the wonderful sharing and I am blessed to come across a beautiful message on offering mantra stone and the benefit behind it.
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Apr 6. 2020 03:40 PM
    Kuan Yin is one of the major deities in Buddhism and one of the most popular deities. Also known as the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion . Kuan Yin is regarded as male in India, and slowly transformed to have a female image in China. She is known for her kindness and can also be regarded as an icon of femininity in modern Buddhism. In this beautiful thangka Kuan Yin is depicted with Wei Tuo who is the great Dharma Protector in Buddhism who protects the Dharma, the teachings of the Buddha and those who cultivate the Dharma. Together with Dorje Shugden also a Dharma protector in order to safeguard the Buddha’s teachings. Dorje Shugden who is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri as depicted makes a powerful thangka to have.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/goddess-kuan-yin-the-embodiment-of-compassion
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Apr 6. 2020 03:38 PM
    Born into a noble family the 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje was spiritual leader of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He was well respected and consulted by high lamas of other lineages. He was given many names expressing this respect, including “King of the Yogis”. Interesting short life history of a great lama.
    Lama Jigme Rinpoche an accomplished teacher of the Kagyu lineage has once said….
    “Although the 16th Karmapa appeared and acted as a human being, his mind was completely open, without any limitation. He knew everything in an instant and without having to think about it.”
    Depicted in this beautiful thangka with Dorje Shugden who is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. He took the form of a Dharma protector in order to safeguard the Buddha’s teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/his-holiness-the-16th-karmapa-rangjung-rigpe-dorje
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Apr 6. 2020 03:37 PM
    Chenrezig, also known as ‘All-Seeing Lord’.” is the most revered of all Bodhisattva, embodying the compassion of all Buddhas. Chenrezig listens to the prayers of all sentient beings in times of challenge and difficulty. His vow is to remain in samsara until all beings have been freed, especially lessens anger and also for those who suffer from depression. Here Chenrezig is depicted together with Dorje Shugden the dharma protector who is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. A beautiful thangka to have.
    Thank you.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/semnyi-ngalso-chenrezig
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Apr 5. 2020 03:25 PM
    Nairatmya is the Buddha Mother of the Sakya sect and is the embodiment of prajna wisdom. As well as a meditational deity and the consort of Hevajra which has many different forms and combinations of forms for these two deities. She has phenomenal power which enables practitioners to break through the ignorance of afflictions and increase the practitioners’ Buddha wisdom and merits. She did appeared to the Mahasiddha Virupa urging him to continue with his tantric practice. Depicted with the dharma protector Dorje Shugden forms a beautiful and powerful thangka.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/nairatmya-she-who-has-no-self
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Apr 5. 2020 03:23 PM
    Born as a prince …Siddhartha Gautama but then became known as Shakyamuni only after he became the Buddha . Buddha gave teachings or compassionately turning the wheel of Dharma at a variety of places for many years until his parinirvana. Through these teachings, Buddha showed the way that leads all beings to the experience of awakening and liberation from samsara. In this beautiful thanka Buddha is depicted with his many disciples and Dorje Shugden who is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/buddha-shakyamuni-turning-the-wheel-of-dharma
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Apr 5. 2020 03:21 PM
    The Buddha was a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader who lived in ancient India. He is revered as the founder of the world religion of Buddhism. Life as a prince living in the wealthy circumstances of a noble family . In his late twenties, Prince Siddhartha encountered the “four signs” during excursions from the palace. He realized that the only way out of this suffering world of samsara was through finding and following the right spiritual path. He gave up the ascetic way of life and turned to meditation, until he reached his goal of enlightenment under the Bodhi-tree in Bodhgaya. Interesting story of who the noble prince was, the major events of his life, and the incredible legacy that he left behind for the world with the creation of Buddhism.
    In this beautiful thangka , depicted together with Dorje Shugden who is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. As a dharma protector in order to safeguard the Buddha’s teachings .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-noble-prince-who-founded-buddhism
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Apr 4. 2020 06:15 PM
    Nor matter what race or religion, one of the most beautiful qualities of friendship is to understand and be understood. Animals of different species can be together, playing together and have a close bond, we as human too could do it. Dogs aren’t only man’s best friend, there are other animals playing together. With patience, the seeds of loving-kindness, and understanding even our enemies can become friends. Most important whether that person is of the same race, faith, rich or poor, good or bad ,all are treated equally. There is a time for silence with the one who hurts us and yet a time to let go of the past. We should love all beings too.
    I have seen wonderful pictures of people and animals hugging, playing together, it tell us a special bond between them. When we love them….the animals will gives you loves.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and teachings.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/external-article/absence-of-hatred
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Apr 4. 2020 06:14 PM
    Jetsun Milarepa was a Tibetan siddha, who famously was a murderer as a young man then turned to Buddhism to become an accomplished buddha despite his past. He is generally considered as one of Tibet’s most famous yogis and poets, serving as an example for the Buddhist life. Interesting biography of Milarepa which I truly enjoying and inspiring story of him. Depicted with Mahasiddha Marpa a great translator, Vajravarahi is a semi-wrathful form of Vajra Yogini, and Dorje Shugden is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, created a beautiful powerful thangka .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/the-incredible-poet-and-yogi-jetsun-milarepa
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Apr 4. 2020 06:13 PM
    Lama Tsongkhapa is a “Buddha of our times” in the Gelug Vajrayana tradition. As an enlightened being, Buddha Tsongkhapa has the same realizations as all of the Buddhas. His practice is very powerful reliable and beneficial, as he was an emanation of Avalokitesvara , Manjushri , and Vajrapani . Among the many renowned teachings he gave and dharma texts he composed, Lama Tsongkhapa’s Lamrim Chenmo. We are fortunate , having the chance to receive and practice Dharma teachings from Lama Tsongkhapa through our lama. Beautiful thangka depicted along with Dorje Shugden the powerful Dharma Protector.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing and with short explanations.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/lama-tsongkhapa-sitting-on-a-lotus

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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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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.
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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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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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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- 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
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    9 months ago
    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
  • Your Next Meal!
    10 months ago
    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
  • This is Daw
    10 months ago
    This is Daw
    This is what they do to get meat on tables, and to produce belts and jackets. Think twice before your next purchase.
  • Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    10 months ago
    Don’t Take My Mummy Away!
    Look at the poor baby chasing after the mother. Why do we do that to them? It's time to seriously think about our choices in life and how they affect others. Be kind. Don't break up families.
  • They do this every day!
    10 months ago
    They do this every day!
    This is how they are being treated every day of their lives. Please do something to stop the brutality. Listen to their cries for help!
  • What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
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    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    The largest undercover dairy investigation of all time. See what they found out at Fair Oaks Farm.
  • She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
    10 months ago
    She’s going to spend her whole life here without being able to move correctly. Like a machine. They are the slaves of the people and are viewed as a product. It’s immoral. Billions of terrestrial animals die annually. Billions. You can’t even imagine it. And all that because people don’t want to give up meat, even though there are so many alternatives. ~ Gabriel Azimov
  • Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    Our Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir speaks so well, logically and regarding our country’s collaboration with China for growth. It is refreshing to listen to Dr. Mahathir’s thoughts. He said our country can look to China for many more things such as technology and so on. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
    11 months ago
    This is the first time His Holiness Dalai Lama mentions he had some very serious illness. Very worrying. This video is captured April 2019.
  • Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
    12 months ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
    12 months ago
    Join Tsem Rinpoche in prayer for H.H. Dalai Lama’s long life~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYy7JcveikU&feature=youtu.be
  • These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    These people going on pilgrimage to a holy mountain and prostrating out of devotion and for pilgrimage in Tibet. Such determination for spiritual practice. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Beautiful new casing in Kechara for Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    1 years ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    1 years ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    1 years ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • 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
    1 years ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    1 years ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    1 years ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    1 years ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
    1 years ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    1 years ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    1 years ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    1 years ago
    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).
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    2 yearss ago
    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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    2 yearss ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
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    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    2 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    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.
    2 yearss ago
    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
    2 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    2 yearss ago
    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.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • 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.
    3 yearss ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
3 weeks ago
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
3 weeks ago
Today we are having recycling at Kechara Soup Kitchen. Do drop by here if you would like to get ride of the recyclable items from home. KEP - Serena
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Seen here is Bam, Vajrayogini’s seed syllable and also Kechara's logo. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: More melted butter was offered. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
To find out more about the substances offered during jinsek/fire puja, have a read here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
More about the symbolism of the offering items here: http://bit.ly/WhatIsFirePuja - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
4 weeks ago
Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains to enlightenment.
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Graceful hand mudras were also part of the ritual. - shared Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: One by one the offering substances were offered accompanied by traditional Tibetan recitations. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: JP Thong ensuring that Geshela's ritual items are within easy reach. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor David Lai & Frederick Law were also on hand to assist with the puja ritual substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Pastor Niral Patel assisting H.E. Zawa Rinpoche during the puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Peaceful fire pujas are excellent to remove inauspiciousness, problems that might be coming to our lifespan, wisdom, wealth, growth of Dharma. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Over 100 Kecharians & their loved ones spent the Sunday evening immersed in this obstacle pacifying puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Dakpa and Geshe Janchup Gyaltsen Lama inspecting the offering substances. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: H.E. Zawa Rinpoche & Geshe Janchup making last minute checks before the commencement of the Jinsek or Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The arrival of the Sangha conducting this sacred puja accompanied by Changtso Beng Kooi and Pastor Niral Patel - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: The site of the Peaceful Fire Puja the calls upon the pacifying energies of Shize Shugden. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: A close-up of the ladle. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Substances such as sticks, melted butter, kusha grass, lentils and barley were traditionally offered during the prayers to create the causes for merits, long life and to pacify obstacles. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Beautifully handcrafted torma or food offering to the Buddha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja: Some of the many offering items & substances used during this highly blessed Fire Puja. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
4 weeks ago
Highlights from the Shize Peaceful Fire Puja in Kechara Forest Retreat: A special mandala at the base where the fire puja ritual was conducted. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
4 weeks ago
Kechara Earth Project (KEP) 8/3/2020
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
1 month ago
Dear Kecharians and friends, We are pleased to announce that as part of the preparations for H.E. Tsem Rinpoche's reliquary stupas and incarnation chapel, mantra rolling sessions have begun in Kechara Forest Retreat. We are calling for volunteers to join us in this holy activity. DATE Daily starting 5th March 2020 until further notice TIME (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 10pm (2) Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 6pm VENUE Art Studio (Kechara Saraswati Arts) Kechara Forest Retreat If you're interested, kindly contact: Wong Yew Kien 012-3717896 or Karen Chong 012-7710289 We look forward to seeing you soon!
Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
1 month ago
Join us for a Peaceful Fire Puja based on Dorje Shugden’s pacifying form. This blessed puja will be conducted at the future site of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s outdoor reliquary stupa to pacify obstacles and for the success of the project. EVENT DETAILS • Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020 • Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm • Venue: Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong Admission is free, all are welcome. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES • Healing from illness and disease • Overcoming obstacles • Purifying past negative deeds and negative karma • Calming the environment, natural disasters and calamities • Helping the deceased to take a good rebirth • Accumulation of merits for spiritual realisations and attainments
Join us this weekend for Spiritual Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 9.30 am: Polish Gyenze's wish-fulfilling lamps 11.15 am: Introduction to Ayurveda 1.00 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? WhatsApp us at +6017 672 0757 to RSVP your place (and your meal!) See all March activities: bit.ly/2vAGpjF
1 month ago
Join us this weekend for Spiritual Saturday in Kechara Forest Retreat! SATURDAY, 7 MARCH 9.30 am: Polish Gyenze's wish-fulfilling lamps 11.15 am: Introduction to Ayurveda 1.00 pm: Lunch INTERESTED? WhatsApp us at +6017 672 0757 to RSVP your place (and your meal!) See all March activities: bit.ly/2vAGpjF
Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
1 month ago
Kechara Earth Project- new site at Damansara
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
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
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
Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a 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. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
2 months ago
Back during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, Rinpoche advised everyone to quickly accumulate 25,000 recitations of Loma Gyonma’s essence mantra ASAP, combined with daily recitation of both Loma Gyonma and Shize’s mantra. In view of the current situation with the global spread of the novel coronavirus, you are invited to a 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. DATE: Saturday, 15 February 2020 TIME: 3.00pm - 6.30pm VENUE: Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat
Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
2 months ago
Mr. Chan Weng Khong & Yee Mun released the birds after the mantra recitations. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
2 months ago
KISG has carried out monthly Animals Liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
2 months ago
Children are all excited to the Kids Camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
2 months ago
Kids Camp 2019 - Visiting Kechara Farm. Lin Mun KSDS
Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
2 months ago
Children learning to do water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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Painting Vajrayogini tsa tsa during Wesak Day 2019. Lin Mun KSDS
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