What a pasta dish inspired me to share

May 14, 2014 | Views: 1,622

Pastor Jean Ai cooked delicious pasta and salad for all of us tonight

 

Kechara’s Pastor Jean Ai is an inspiration to young people, spiritual seekers, women and educated people all around the world. She is young, compassionate woman, educated and a Buddhist Pastor. She is all that she inspires.

She is extremely bright, open, intelligent, simple, hard working, loyal, devoted, generous, spiritual, genuine, loving and soft hearted. She can be direct and it seems like she is brash, but those who know her like I do, understand it’s just she is no-nonsense and no mind games. Great to have her give a true opinion. We need the truth in our lives without beating around the bush. She has a heart of gold and from a young age she has been very spiritual. She is no ordinary young lady with a degree in Psychology from Warwick University in the UK. Since she has been young, she has been volunteering with me and Kechara and does her work really well. She’s a perfectionist and I like that. Even while pursuing a degree in Warwick she would do wonderful works online for me and Kechara for example transcribing among many other things. Her schoolwork never stopped her from dharma work. She never made excuses for not doing dharma work ever. Even when she was in school in UK, she kept up correspondences and her spiritual practice with me and family consistently. I was amazed because a young person on their own in London can be dizzying and extremely fun seeking orientated to say the least. She is not someone into samsara false promises or only sensory ‘delights’ nor is she a stuffy old biddy either. She is not self righteous at all but very real in her spirituality. She loves fun just like anyone, but her focus is much bigger than just fun. She doesn’t sacrifice her spirituality for seeking fun.

Does she have her down days like the rest of us? Of course, but there is no drama, no attention seeking antics or self pity. She bounces back and she does not blame. She even laughs at  most of my unfunny jokes! She is a great audience and listener as her many close friends will attest. She has contributed beyond what I can measure to my stay in the USA so far and prior to this in Malaysia. She has done so much to make my works easier. She truly has. I fold my hands to her from my heart.

 

 Pastor Jean Ai and her sister Jean Mei. Believe me please, they are fine…..

 

She can joke, she can listen, she can understand, offer solutions, find solutions and works SUPER HARD. She is not greedy or have an agenda or ever try to get something from anyone. I’ve known her like for 20 years or more. On the contrary she always gives. She gives what she has, her heart and her care. Anyone is lucky to be her friend and I mean that. Never take Pastor Jean Ai for granted, because she is diamond solitaire to the core. In fact people should give her gifts, card and love because she deserves our reciprocations.

 

Pastor Jean Ai modelled for our Kechara cards and in a very appropriate tagline.

 

She is one of the brightest most spiritual young persons I have ever met in my time. Whatever advice I have given her in the past no matter how I say it in all seriousness or just in passing, she records and remembers it and applies it to the best of her abilities. She has VERY SOFT heart and if you tell her a genuine ‘poor me’ story she will drop tears and feel your pain and try her best to really help you. But don’t take advantage of her because she can sniff you out fast. She will never reek revenge but the adage hell has no fury than a woman scorned does not apply to her as she is very forgiving. Just be yourself and real with her and that’s it! She is super fast and thinks fast too. If you criticize her, of course it hurts her like the rest of us, but she holds no grudges, will go back and think about it and change. By now you may think she is a Wonder Woman, but you know what? She is real, where Wonder Woman is a comic book fiction. Pastor Jean Ai is the real Wonder Woman with guts, intelligence, strength (she can lift real heavy things), inner strength, compassion, care, ethics and deep spirituality and she has deep concern for animals too.

Pastor Jean Ai is very serious about her spiritual practice and since she was much younger, she would do one Manjushri retreat per year. She happily became a vegetarian without complaints. She dearly loves her parents and she should because they are great parents. Pastor Jean Ai’s mom is the famous Dato’ Ruby Khong of Kechara Soup Kitchen who is so well known in Malaysia and appeared in Forbes among scores of other magazines. When you see Pastor Jean Ai, you realize she was really raised very well like her siblings. Pastor Jean Ai loves her sister Jean Mei and her brother Clifford to bits and pieces. These three siblings really have a wonderful, close and beautiful relationship I have observed. Her sister Jean Mei works very much in the Dharma with Kechara and very devoted lovely young lady. The brother is kind, hardworking and says he will work to sponsor his two beautiful and spiritual sisters to do dharma work always.

 

The family. Sister Jean Mei, mother Dato’ Ruby Khong, Pastor Jean Ai and brother Clifford.

 

 If I give any dharma discourse, she will be focused and listening, taking notes and carefully thinking how to apply it to herself. Whatever she agrees to do, she will do it and she is good for her word. She has great integrity. I personally enjoy having Pastor Jean Ai along with me. I am honored  and it gives me some comfort that she wishes to help and assist me always because it is not easy to find solid gold-hearted people committed to dharma. I don’t deserve such great people around me as I am not much, but by due to the power of karma and perhaps previous life connections, Pastor Jean Ai blesses us with her presence, her genuine care and deep spirituality. Anyone who becomes her friend will feel genuine love, care and a sense of loyalty. Yes, loyal friends are hard to come by for sure. Don’t ever lose someone like Pastor Jean Ai.

What I am writing here is not even slightly close to all the good qualities this young lady has as well as my deepest respects for her, but it is what is coming out now from my heart. I have many people in Kechara like this I am lucky to say. I really do and I appreciate them so much.

 

Pastor Jean Ai holds her official Buddhist Pastor’s certificate from Kechara on the day she took her vows.

 

At an age where so many want travel, money, fun, food, sun, romance, indulgences, et al, Pastor Jean Ai can take vows of a Buddhist Pastor putting to rest all the the people who say they can’t give away any selfish indulgences to work for the benefit others. I am not judging people here but trying to point out Pastor Jean Ai’s deep spirituality and wisdom beyond her years and her ability to ‘sacrifice’ personal ‘pleasures’ to benefit others arising from this inner fountain of compassion. Amazing! She didn’t enter dharma and become a Pastor when she is matured, had kids and is looking for more, but now when she is young!

I am not writing this to compliment Pastor Jean Ai but it’s the truth. I was inspired to write this when the pasta and salad (pictured) came into my room cooked by Pastor Jean Ai tonight. Yes, a plate of pasta can inspire so much in me. Because the pasta comes with love, friendship, spirituality and genuine care from this young lady. May I say I love Pastor Jean Ai and her family very much as they have been immensely beneficial to my works in so many ways I cannot even begin to mention. My appreciation for them is really immense. I love many people in Kechara, but I wanted to specially mention Pastor Jean Ai and her family because of the pasta!

While I write this, the pasta gets cold and may I add, even cold, it is still sumptuous and delicious! Thanks for everything Pastor Jean Ai and may I work with you and your family to benefit other for the rest of my life. And thanks for the pasta too!

Much respects, love and gratitude,

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Pastor Jean Ai’s goal is to become a fully fledged Buddhist Nun and continue to benefit others.

 

 Pastor Jean Ai has been doing Manjushri retreats nearly yearly since very young.

 

Pastor Jean Ai’s mom, Dato’ Ruby Khong

 

Pastor Jean Ai’s brother Clifford who is a qualified Pilot and a sincere young man.

 

Pastor Jean Ai’s equally kind and a wonderful human being of a sister Jean Mei.

 

More family: 2nd Cousin Beatrix, Aunt Angel, Pastor Jean Ai, Uncle Pastor Henry, 2nd Cousin Edward, Clifford and Jean Mei at Kechara Forest Retreat. Her family really support her spiritual journey.

 

 

Pastor Jean Ai’s aunt Patsy who runs a Kechara Soup Kitchen feeding the homeless in Penang, North Malaysia.

 

 


Unlike many people Pastor Jean Ai’s age, she aspires to bring many to dharma. Pastor Jean Ai loves Vajra Yogini clearly showing where the level of her mind is. Our likes sometimes define who and what we are…May she practice and become Vajra Yogini as I wish this for her. May she be a powerful Vajra Yogini lineage holder! And bring Vajra Yogini to many.. Let it be…

 

Pastor Jean Ai is someone who I definitely happy to be surrounded by.

 

 

Karma is on her mind as reflective of her taking her Pastor’s vows..

 

Spirituality is deep in this girl’s mind. At a very young age she already asked me if she can be a nun. I asked her to finish her education and see how she feels afterwards. She took my advice.

 

 

Pastor Jean Ai, Pastor Loh Seng Piow and myself at our Tsem Rinpoche Foundation, Inc in Los Angeles, USA. They both give dharma teachings to our visitors and guests. I am so proud of them.

 

 

She is a very good friend to have and we should always let her know that. Good people sometimes need to know we love them. We need to do that for people who care about us.

 

Wonder Woman is great, but she is just a comic book fictional hero. Whereas Pastor Jean Ai is really a wonder and wonderful inspiration to many on many levels.

 

 

Myself with Pastor Jean Ai in Los Angeles 2014. She is a blessing to have in anyone’s life because she is the real deal and very genuine, kind and caring. Treasure her if you she is in your life..if you’ve lost contact, then contact her as the real value in our lives are the people who know how to love and they love us back. She will love us back.

 

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  1. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 31, 2018 at 10:20 am

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    A poem inspired by seeing a picture of my teacher, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche…

    In the sport of correct views,
    all that is correct is just a view,
    without permanence or substance.
    As long as we hold onto views,
    our sufferings are gathered 
    to be experienced without end.

    Without the strong methods of emptiness
    and compassion, bereft of merit,
    we sink deeper without respite.
    To arise from this samsara is but
    a dreamscape on the deluded mind.
    Therefore seek the guru, who confers the yidam,
    hold your vows and fixate on liberation 
    free of new creations. Free of new experiences as 
    there are none. 

    ~ Tsem Rinpoche

    Composed in Tsem Ladrang, Kuala Lumpur on July 7, 2014

    Zong Rinpoche and myself

  2. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 29, 2018 at 1:29 am

    A poem by Tsem Rinpoche

  3. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 26, 2018 at 10:41 am

    I was walking past a second hand shop on Western Ave selling old things. They had a Japanese-style clay Buddha which was beige in colour on the floor, holding the door open. I thought the shopkeeper would collect a lot of negative karma without knowing if he kept such a holy item on the floor as a doorstop. So I went in to talk to him, but he didn’t look like he wanted to talk or that he even cared. So I asked him the price and he said US$5. I purchased it so he did not collect more negative karma. I was 17 years old and that was in 1982.

    I escorted my new Buddha home and washed it lightly and wiped it. I placed it on my altar and was happy with the Buddha. I would do my meditations, prayers, sadhanas, mantras and prostrations in front of this shrine daily. When I left for India in 1987, I could not bring this Buddha along and gave it to a friend. It was a nice size and I made offerings to this Buddha for many years in Los Angeles. In front of the Buddha I placed His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s photo. I remember I was so relieved that the price was affordable. But US$5 that time was still expensive for me but worth it I thought. But I was happy to have brought the Buddha home. Tsem Rinpoche

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com

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  4. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 20, 2018 at 7:05 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche at Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong, Malaysia

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  5. Anne Ong on Apr 9, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai is definitely a nice and helpful person from my own experience. Although we have never met but I remember two occasions that she gave me advice and help. I’m very thankful for that.I noticed she is a very cheerful,bubbly and chatty person. Must be a great person to work with. Hope we have the chance to meet up in the future 🙂

  6. Chandra on Jan 13, 2015 at 5:15 am

    This is a very lovely and heart warming post. Display of love and care from a Guru to disciple and vice versa. I hope Pastor Jean Ai never ceases to give great joy and pride to her guru from her advancements in the spiritual journey.

  7. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 19, 2014 at 1:34 am

    My short time with working with Pastor Jean Ai she is a no nonsense dharma practitioner. She is very meticulous like BOD Beng Kooi and has been called ‘Grammar Nazi’ on more than one occasion. And well it is not a great feeling to have ur grammar corrected but, it is never personal. At some point I think the kind of attitude Pastor Jean Ai is the very ingredient that a spiritual practitioner needs to have have spiritual success.

  8. freon on Jun 21, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thanks for this article. Pastor Jean Ai is truly a diamond that is difficult to find. Especially she took very serious on her Dharma work, have great guru Devotion and a kind heart. To me, she is very fast, very intelligent and strong.
    I truly admire and rejoice on her level of dharma practices

  9. Grace Leu ( KHJB) on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Thanks for Rinpoche’s sharing. Even though I never meet Pastor Jean Ai before, but it really inspired me for her good quality and determination toward Dharma from this blog. She really work very hard in helping set up Tsem Rinpoche Foundation and USA chapel.

  10. sockwan on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:22 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai is truly an inspiration. She is very matured for her age, while others are chasing for success in career, relationship, etc, she has a higher aspiration to use her life to benefits others. She is fast, her work is always done very well and she has a lot of knowledge in Dharma. She also writes blog, do visit her blog site for her well written articles, her experience in her spiritual journey. http://www.elenakhong.com

  11. wansan on Jun 2, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai really is a Wonder Woman. She is truly a great inspiration to many people out there, especially for youngsters. At just a very young age, Pastor Jean Ai has decided and chosen to commit herself fully to Dharma and benefiting others. Not to mention, to become a nun at this age! How many of us would let go of everything we perceive as fun, exciting etc.. Thank You Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring post on Pastor Jean Ai.

  12. William on Jun 2, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai is an inspiration to me and all. I respect her a lot for her kindness and determination. Most of all her devotion to Rinpoche and the Dharma. Most of the time, a jovial person, she is fun to hang out with. She is witty and funny at times. When she is serious, she means business. Don’t play play.

    Thank you Pastor for serving Rinpoche in the USA.

  13. DR on May 30, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai is a wonderful young lady. As a little girl, I remember her to be extremely kind too and very righteous. When she was (I think) 7 years old, she stopped eating tuna (tuna sandwich was one of her favourite food) because the tuna fishermen were using nets that traps dolphins too and kills the dolphins.

    Then she refused to wear NIKE (one of her favourite brands too) as she read somewhere that they use child labour in Cambodia in their factories. None of her family members influenced her to do so but she was firm in what she stood for. Very admirable character.

    When she got older, she became a vegetarian , at one time a vegan too but due to health reasons she had to reluctantly remain just a vegetarian now.

    Advancing to another level of her spiritual path was also her own choice. When she was still studying in UK, she expressed her wish to become a nun. She did that twice. We advised her to complete her studies first and if she still aspires to be one later, she should pursue it.

    I can write a book about Pastor Jean Ai’s good qualities.And go on and on here. Many of you will also think that being her mother it is only natural to see no fault in one’s child. She is a young lady with a privileged background and liberal parents. She has choices. In fact, more than most young people her age. Yes she chose to be on this spiritual path while most of us at her age were self indulged and wasted our time away.

    She may be my daughter, but I want everyone to know that I respect her very much and wish her the best in her spiritual journey. I am truly blessed to be a part of her life.

  14. tenzinkhenchen on May 26, 2014 at 12:18 am

    I think that Pastor Jean Ai is an exceptional inspiration to all people of all ages who want to further their progresses in Dharma practices. She is a perfect example of how a devoted student should be and I aspire to be like her.

  15. Wah Ying on May 22, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    As described by Rinpoche, Pastor Jean Ai is intelligent, hard working and generous. When I do not know her deep, would think she is brash, which she is not.

    She is straight forward, will tell you what she likes, what she does not like. But she is soft hearted. I remembered once she immediately take some food she does not like/order, when the mamak restaurant cooks some food the person dining together (who is pregnant), is not suitable to eat.

    She is a gem to have for us all in Kechara and her family. Thank you, Pastor Jean Ai. 🙂

  16. Lucas Roth on May 18, 2014 at 10:48 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai is so kind, giving and very humorous too! She has given a lot of time to Buddhism and she is an inspiration to all of us showing her dedication and giving up a “normal” life to embrace this spiritual one. I hope the pasta was good!

  17. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on May 18, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    Agree with Rinpoche, Pastor Jean Ai is a true Wonder Woman in real life… Her dedicated hard works hence putting all her attachments beside at such young age is so amazing…

    In spite blessing of Rinpoche, i think Pastor Jean Ai have a strong imprints from previous life time hence able to serve Rinpoche and help Rinpoche all the way, all the different types of works without agenda…

    Rejoice Pastor Jean Ai with folded hands…

  18. Sofi on May 17, 2014 at 4:48 am

    Pastor Jean Ai must indeed have much merits and wise to commit to the path of Dharma all the way, at such a young age. Although I am not close to her, whatever contact I had of her had impressed me of her intelligence, no nonsense attitude, boisterous personality and kindness. Her whole family is so dharmic and supportive of each other…such a good example for others to emulate. May she indeed be blessed to achieve Buddha Vajrayogini’s mind. _/\_

  19. mima on May 16, 2014 at 2:47 am

    Pastor Jean Ai, I am very happy and deeply honored to know you.

  20. Edwin Tan on May 16, 2014 at 12:46 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Pastor Jean Ai is blessed to be able to stay by Rinpoche’s side and serve Rinpoche. I am happy Rinpoche is well taken care of.

    Personally I am not very close with PJA, but when she receives instructions from Rinpoche to fill me up with information, she does so readily and more. I admire her knowledge of the Dharma at such young age. She has wonderful family to support her and I am sure her family cherishes her and adores her.

    Dharma at young age and Dharma within family really forge good harmonious ties.

    Thank you.

  21. Edward Ooi on May 15, 2014 at 11:07 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, Jean Ai is really a nice person! When I was still a kid, she would bring me out along with my sister for shopping and sometimes Dharma work. Although I’ve known her for more than 10years, I didn’t know that she can cook until this very day when I read this post. And when I was also still a kid, she would scold whenever I try to swear. Back then, I would be angry at her for doing that but now, I finally understand her meaning for doing that and I thank her from the bottom of my heart.

  22. Shelly tai on May 15, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring post about Pastor Jean Ai. I think a young girl like her should be an very good example for the youngster to learn from how many young people like her willing to go all the way for spiritual practices most of them will be enjoying themselves with all the samsaric enjoyment . I rejoice for all her hard work thank you Pastor Jean Ai for continue serving Rinpoche.

  23. Fong on May 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing and thank you, Pastor Jean Ai for being a shiny example to young and old alike, what it means to devote yourself to the Guru and Buddhist practice. Most times we read commentaries and about other great Buddhist personage we forget that it is more than reading and studies. It is a path in our daily lives, it is a practice.. Thank you.

  24. Gabriela Dela Madrid on May 15, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    I have met Pastor Jean Ai out here in LA and she is actually a person who really understands people deeply and is not just some front. She actually can really empathize and give sound advice. She is a true example of a real Dharma practitioner in action. She is awesome and her family is so sweet.

  25. Mavis on May 15, 2014 at 2:18 am

    Pastor Jean Ai is very helpful and full of dharma knowledge. This is a very inspiring post, thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  26. Steve Tobias on May 15, 2014 at 12:24 am

    Pastor Jean Ai is always kind, funny, and intelligent when you speak with her. She will adapt to your language and mindset, listen with care, and answer any questions with great insight. She is certainly no customer service “robot” for dharma though, she will carry on genuine conversations with her mind fully invested and give her opinions. Whenever I speak with her she is always apologizing for being busy (as if it requires an apology, spending 24/7 on dharma and talking to countless people), and then entertains me with updates which she probably gives to hundreds of other people.

    I will often notice on Facebook that she has left a long comment explaining basic Buddhist principles to someone who has left a rude message, or who isn’t Buddhist, or is starting dharma. She takes the time to explain even though she could just share a link to a dharma talk or recommend a text. Sometimes it exhausts me just thinking about it. She is very witty, but when she offers these explanations she doesn’t act clever, sarcastic, even mildly condescending, or anything. Her progress for a young person in dharma is unfathomable and inspiring.

  27. Julien Roth on May 15, 2014 at 12:07 am

    I know Pastor Jean Ai quite well and I know that all the things that Rinpoche has said above are true. She is an amazing person and yes indeed very kind. She is always helpful with anything and enjoys her work with the dharma 🙂

  28. Cynthia L on May 14, 2014 at 10:48 pm

    The way Rinpoche value others inspires me to think, contemplate and analyse others’ good qualities in similar detailed manner. Very often, we only want to see the bad traits of others due to our negative minds. If we focus on the good qualities, we will see more and appreciate them. I am a strong believer that someone like Pastor Jean Ai is the result of being connected to dharma and Rinpoche at a young age. With this, I’ve always used Pastor Jean Ai (and siblings) as an example to encourage parents to take the similar path. Pastor Jean Ai is truly a good friend who knows how to keep her friends in mind wherever she is … even if it’s as simple as posting a link on one’s facebook wall. 🙂

  29. KH Ng on May 14, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, I love this post about Pastor Jean Ai. She is genuine from what I observes and always takes care of people. I remember once when I was attending a talk by Rinpoche and it was late. Pastor Jean Ai actually served me coffee out of the blue during the talk and I was surprised as I was they only that got served the coffee. LOL. It was from her heart. Maybe I look tired and sleepy but it shows she is very aware and caring. That was my standout experience with her and it is like what Rinpoche say.

    I fold my hands to Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai.

    • Doreen Teoh on May 15, 2014 at 8:04 am

      Dear Rinpoche and KH Ng,

      I had the same experience with Jean Ai too, i mean being served a cup of coffee while i was volunteering on one of the occasion at Gompa, it got me very surprised and touched. Her vibes of sincerity and dedication is very apparent to me. Initially when i first met her when she was still studying, i has the perception of her outlook that she was very unfriendly, proud and direct. After that i realise that she is being sincere and that is why she is direct to the point. She gave me a teaching from that too. My envy and respect goes to Dato’ Ruby, being a role model of dharma, a walking example of dharma being practice in action and the result is her children. I had the opportunity to understand that even though when Jean Ai, Jean Mei and Clifford was young, Dato’ Ruby was very busy with dharma work and did not have much time for her kids, and misses a lot of golden moment with her kids, but when they have grown up and see the result of her mom work, which is benefiting and helping others (KSK) the siblings have the most admiration for their mom. If it is vice versa, if Dato’ Ruby is on a rat race, the situation will be adverse.

      Being young and doing dharma full time, a pastor then a buddhist nun, a roadmap of spirituality that i hope they will teach in school.

      Thank you Pastor Jean Ai, for taking care, giving love, working hard to assist our Guru in USA, and it is someone like you that will make our Guru stays and continue to spin the wheel of dharma. Thank you also for giving inspiration to young people and also mature people like me. (Lol).

    • Jacinta Goh on May 15, 2014 at 1:13 pm

      KH Ng and Doreen, both of you were lucky enough. She served you guys coffee but I was fed by her ‘words’ only! Hers words are inspirational to say the least. She is like… Ven. Roger Kunsang. I hope she can always update on Rinpoche. You see, I am not the person who can instantly develop Guru Devotion by just hearing upon H.E’s name only, let alone to meet him in person (due to lack of merit). Thus, her story helps to create and paint some qualities of H.E that I can meditate on. I do hope other Pastors will have time to share too such as Pastor Adeline who shared about her Mother recently. Thank you Pastor Jean Ai…by the way, it is not easy to renunciate since you have a fabulous family and wealth ( like Ajahn Siripano). Thank you for benefiting others by using your body and thoughts!

  30. Mun on May 14, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    Heartfelt gratitude to Tsem Rinpoche for this posting which is really inspiring to me who is very new to Buddhism and Kechara. I am really moved. Much respect to Pastor Jean Ai who is indeed a rare Dharma Gem. Pastor Jean Ai, thank you for everything you do for dharma and please continue your amazing effort, the world is very much in need for a Gem like you, genuine and compassionate soul. Thank you..

  31. patriciasnodgrass on May 14, 2014 at 9:17 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai is a wonderful young woman, passionate about the Dharma, deeply loyal and committed to Rinpoche and the principles of Kechara. She is Rinpoche’s ‘right hand woman’ and whatever she tells me I treat her advice as if it comes from Rinpoche himself, because it does. She is most kind and patient and very helpful when it comes to my stumbling attempts to transcribe. I am very happy to call her a friend and it is my great hope that we can meet face to face someday.

  32. May Ong on May 14, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai has admirable qualities as mentioned by Tsem Rinpoche and as a young person who can inspire others to be the same. She embodies a true Buddhist practitioner even from young. Truly an inspiration.

  33. Jim Yeh on May 14, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    Pastor Jean Ai is indeed truly a wonderful being. Her posts on facebook are often meaningful and funny. I deeply respect her commitment to dharma.

  34. Sharon Ong on May 14, 2014 at 6:17 pm

    Love what Rinpoche wrote as it moved me to see such spirituality in such a young person. The qualities that Pastor Jean Ai possess is way beyond many of us. A truly beautiful and inspiring soul! Thank you for yet another brilliant post! This would inspire many of us to step up and emulate her shining example.

  35. Wei on May 14, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    I definitely agree. Pastor Jean Ai is a great inspiration for people of all ages wanting to progress in their practices. So much effort and dedication along with consistency and being able to sacrifice the “default” idea of a normal life to become a nun at such a young age. I learn a lot from her through the example of actions but also through knowledge. I ask her questions and she takes the time out of her busy schedule to answer them to the best of her ability. Being super reliable and full of wisdom she is the type of person I aspire to become in the (hopefully near) future.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 3. 2020 03:19 PM
    Reading this article it gave a clear pictures of how many animals been slaughtered for human’s menu. The simple act of becoming a vegetarian will make a difference in the health of our environment. When we become more mindful of what we have on our menu every day, that mindfulness will seep into everything we do. Many people choose a vegetarian diet out of concern, to stay healthy, saving animals and environment as well.
    What is important , give the animals a chance, respect them and to do harm them. May more people realized how many thousands or millions of animals be saved if they go on being a vegetarian.
    Thank you Rinpoche for bringing awareness with this article..

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/amazing-survey.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 3. 2020 03:17 PM
    Our Lama Tsem Rinpoche was a gift to us and the Tibetan Buddhism world who just keeps on giving , teaching Dharma and cares more than himself. Rinpoche was definitely one Lama that gives much more than another one else. Well known for his compassion, Rinpoche had guild rather train his students from day one where they are today. Rinpoche had observed , on the lookout to assist and encourage anyone of us and friends. Rinpoche had used the ‘new news’ an exercise to develop greater awareness of people and situations around. Wonderful way , to instill the positive qualities of compassion and awareness in us. Reading this post , I learn something new.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-what-is-the-new-news
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jul 3. 2020 03:15 PM
    Having a Dorje Shugden shop at Petaling street, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia will definitely benefits more and more local people as well as foreigners especially the tourist from across the globe. Many people will get to know and understand the Powerful Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden of our time. Many people who see the protector or passing by will be blessed as it is located at the famous tourist spot of China town. More people are connected to Dorje Shugden and will have the seeds planted into their mind. Rejoice.
    This is a best gift for our Lama Tsem Rinpoche on his birthday.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/exciting-dorje-shugden-store-in-petaling-street-malaysia.html
  • sarassitham
    Thursday, Jul 2. 2020 10:10 PM
    This is probably the best I’ve ever seen, marvelous creation, very realist with brilliant idea. I like the idea of Julian Beever, working in open air with public attraction. This job definitely takes a lot of patience and hats off to this extraordinary creativity.

    Thank you for the wonderful sharing of a talented artist and his amazing art work.
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Jul 2. 2020 04:16 PM
    With our integrity intact, life is less stressful and far less complicated. This is not applying in secular but also in the spiritual practice. If someone who does not have integrity will surely not earn respects from his peers.
    Integrity is very important in our life. It also a good habit for us to cultivate and take as reminder to ourselves that we need to keep hold to our promises in all aspect of chores we are doing.

    https://bit.ly/31yh6MZ
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 2. 2020 01:21 PM
    Chatral Rinpoche was one of the greatest meditation masters and most compassionate bodhisattvas in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. Chatral Rinpoche explains the purpose and benefit of saving the lives of endangered animals, especially those due to be slaughtered. Great advice by Chatral Rinpoche to develop compassion for all sentient beings . Save animals, save nature, as animal life is precious too. He lived as a humble yogi without the distractions of fame and fortune. He practiced what he preaches without compromise and was beloved , respected by many of all faiths throughout the Himalayan region. He was well known for his compassion for animals through his compassionate action and profound wisdom. He had liberate millions of fish animals and had encourages his student not to eat meat and drank alcohol. It’s a right choice to be on vegetarian , as more animals will be save. It be healthier for us, better for environment and kinder to be a vegetarian.
    Powerful saying by Chatral Rinpoche ……Eating meat in one’s diet is much different than eating flesh to liberate a being through supernatural powers. I am just an ordinary practitioner. I would be committing sin and I would be getting negative karma.
    Thank You for this sharing Rinpoche and Pastor Loh Seng Piow.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/committing-sin.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 2. 2020 01:18 PM
    When i first read this article I did wonder too , how this ever happen. Somehow its real, a geological phenomenon where rocks move without human interference. Known as “sailing stones,” the rocks vary in size from a few ounces to hundreds of pounds. One of the world’s strangest phenomena is at Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California, U.S. Till today, scientists could not have an answer to this strange phenomena where nobody have seen it moving at all.
    Thank you for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/just-what-are-sailing-stones.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 2. 2020 01:17 PM
    Animal abuse frequently occurred in a number of area. Its heart breaking looking at the pictures of that extreme animal and neglect case of a dog in this article . The abused dog was packed in a plastic bag and thrown down a trash chute in the 22-story building. So inhuman for someone to do that . Not only that the dog was under un nourishment, thin, dehydrated and looks more than a skeleton. The condition was so bad that the dog needs a blood transfusion. Thanks to the maintenance workers who found Patrick in the neat of time. Looking at those pictures one will be definitely shocking to see his condition. Thankfully, that poor dog named Patrick is recovering well after been nursed by the hospital staffs. Its one of the worst cases of abuse they’ve seen. A dog is men best friends , shouldn’t be abuse or harm them. Give them love, care as if they are one of us.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/extreme-abuse-dog-found-in-trash.html
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Jul 1. 2020 11:14 PM
    Thank you for your wonderful thoughts of sharing the most heartwarming moments of people around the world. Some of the photos were really touching. I believe there are plenty of kind -hearted people around us with faith in humanity.

    Life is all about second chances, always try to care about others because none of us know what tomorrow may speaks. It’s so much true to say photos will make your day much more better with thousand words and I too enjoyed all the stories.
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 1. 2020 01:13 PM
    The famous saying “What goes around, comes around”, karma in short is action and every action is preceded by our thoughts. Hence what we think continuously about something will eventually lead to action and the result. Its our mind that is responsible for our karma. Reading this post it has helped me and many of us to understand that we create our own reality or karma. I have book marked these so as i can read it time from time to remind myself. still plenty to catch up.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this profound teachings with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/karma-and-the-law-of-attraction.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 1. 2020 01:11 PM
    Chatral Rinpoche was a Dzogchen master and a reclusive yogi known for his great realization and strict discipline. Beautiful and meaningful poems, all I can say the poem is full of wisdom. All animals deserves a life free from fear and pain. They do have hearts to feel the pain, eyes to see and families to care, just like one of us. Animal should be the right to be here, long before we arrive. If only we understand we care for them , we will help and save them or we can liberate them .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/by-chatral-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 1. 2020 01:10 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this short and powerful teachings . The Four Noble Truths are the most basic formulation of the Buddha’s teaching. They are the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of the end of suffering, and the truth of the path that leads to the end of suffering. It was these four principles that the Buddha came to understand during his meditation under the bodhi tree.
    To cease from evil, To do what is good. To cleanse one’s mind: This is the advice of all the Buddhas. Inspiring saying short yet powerful when we understand it . I will keep this in mind always.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/magic-4.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Jul 1. 2020 12:07 PM
    Meat contains many substances, chemicals, which causes harm to us in the long term and red meat shorten human lives. Large consumption of meat especially processed meat are likely lead to cardiovascular diseases ,cancer and a lot more.

    It is really great to see news write up of factual info like this as evidence and proof that eating meat causes more harm than good. Thank you very much for sharing the informative article.


    https://bit.ly/2VvSb8H
  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jun 30. 2020 04:28 PM
    These was one of the many miraculous cases of how Rinpoche has helped.As we learn and practice dharma sincerely, we may received the blessings from guru and to be protected from any harm.
    Through the blessings of Rinpoche, Marici was able to overcome her problem and get well again. Thank you very much for the sharing.


    https://bit.ly/3ipziOS
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 30. 2020 02:17 PM
    Equality before the law is the principle that each individual being must be treated equally by the law and that all are subject to the same laws of justice. Everyone will be given justice by treating them equally nor matter what race and religion or belief, you are. All are equal without any discrimination to equal protection of the law as well. After reading this article I do not agree with Paul Ryan what he commented on the conservative radio show ‘Morning In America’. Racism should not be brought up then, claimed that black men do not want to work and are satisfied with being poor. Remarks involving negative prejudices about people on the basis of race, would spark off misunderstanding and disharmony . It is extremely dangerous to label the rich or poor by skin colour or ethnicity.
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/do-you-agree-with-this.html

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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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    Animals are so intelligent. They can feel happiness, joy, pain, sorrow, just like humans. Always show kindness to them. Always show kindness to everyone.
  • Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    12 months ago
    Always be kind to animals-They deserve to live just like us.
    Whales and dolphins playing with each other in the Pacific sea. Nature is truly incredible!
  • Bodha stupa July 2019-
    12 months ago
    Bodha stupa July 2019-
    Rainy period
  • Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
    1 years ago
    Cute Tara girl having a snack. She is one of Kechara Forest Retreat’s resident doggies.
  • Your Next Meal!
    1 years ago
    Your Next Meal!
    Yummy? Tasty? Behind the scenes of the meat on your plates. Meat is a killing industry.
  • This is Daw
    1 years 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!
    1 years 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!
    1 years 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?
    1 years ago
    What happened at Fair Oaks Farm?
    The largest undercover dairy investigation of all time. See what they found out at Fair Oaks Farm.
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    1 years 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
    1 years 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.
    1 years 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
    1 years ago
    Beautiful Monastery in Hong Kong
  • This dog thanks his hero in such a touching way. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years 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
    1 years 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
    1 years 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
    2 yearss ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    2 yearss ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    2 yearss 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).
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    3 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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    3 yearss ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
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    3 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    3 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    3 yearss ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    3 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.
    3 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    3 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    3 yearss ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    3 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
    3 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.
    3 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!!
    3 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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CHAT PICTURES

So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
2 weeks ago
So glad that our soup kitchen operations are back in full swing. Good to see the clients are observing the SOPs. Some of them lost their job during MCO and ended up on the streets. Special thanks to our sponsors and volunteers for the great support! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
4 weeks ago
From serving cooked food to the homeless clients on the streets to mobilising provisions to the needy individuals in PPRs and shelters, we thank everyone of our Johor Bahru team for their kind contributions and effort to make it for the needy despite all the challenges! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
1 month ago
More photos taken from our "Hari Raya Hampers" distribution this week. Making sure everyone of our clients have something to be cheerful about. Apart from food, daily used items such as hygiene products, kitchen utensils, assorted fabric items, stationary items and toys were also included into our hamper bags making it extra heavier this month! Food items alone were about 35kg per family! Taking this opportunity to wish everyone of our Muslim volunteers, friends, supporters and clients a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Maaf Zahir Batin. No doubt this year's celebration will be very different but appreciate everyone is safe and protected from the pandemic. We are in this together and let's work to fight this pandemic together! Thanking all sponsors and donors for the generous support enabling us to continue serve the needy with food, love and care. Big shoutout too to our wonderful team which already depleted by our very own strict SOP. All of you who worked tirelessly behind the s
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 month ago
Our team have been working extra hours for the past few weeks to deliver provisions and hamper goodies to the needy families before Hari Raya! Heart warming to see the smiling faces of our recipients upon receiving 3 bags full of food and daily used items. Thanks to everyone of you who have contributed to our foodbank enabling us to give all our recipients (especially those celebrating) a Raya to remember! - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
1 month ago
Thankful to all donors and those who have been committed in contributing not just money but time over the past testing weeks to help us ease the work of our frontliners and also the livelihood of the needy, their struggles over this pandemic period seemed a little easier to bear with because of your contributions! - Vivian @Kechara Soup Kitchen
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
2 months ago
KSDS Level 2 virtual class, Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS Level 3 virtual class. Lin Mun KSDS
Wesak 2020
2 months ago
Wesak 2020
Recycle today for a better tomorrow. KEP-Serena
4 months 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
4 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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!
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
5 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
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