Dermal Ridges

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Throughout history there have been scientific finds that defy imagination. Here we have some of those that really change the way we think about the world, to encompass a broader perspective and make us realise that we are not alone in the world. There exists a phenomenal body of eyewitness accounts of Bigfoot sightings, from all over the world, together with various types of evidence that Bigfoot exists. However, there has never been anything conclusive that can irrefutably prove the existence of Bigfoot. Nonetheless, the advancement of technology opens whole new vistas that bring us much closer towards a conclusion about Bigfoot. The following scientific findings provide rather compelling proof about the existence of Bigfoot. They are from two reputable documentaries, Mysterious Monsters (1975) and Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science (2003).

 

Vocal Tract

In Mysterious Monsters, Allan Barry, Rick Murphy and Tim Sawyer discovered oversized human-like footprints while camping in the remote forests of the high Sierra Nevada Mountain range, in the United States. The men were relaxing at the end of a long day in the woods when they heard the growling and wailing of an unknown creature. They quickly recorded it on a tape recorder, which was later submitted for analysis by field expert, Dr Robert Sheldon.

The documentary entitled Mysterious Monsters not only investigates the existence of Bigfoot, but also the Loch Ness Monster and the Yeti.

The documentary entitled Mysterious Monsters not only investigates the existence of Bigfoot, but also the Loch Ness Monster and the Yeti.

Not knowing what creature had made the sound, the recording was first digitised and then subjected to computer analysis. Once digitised, computer software can analyse any portion of sound frequency from a recording. In this particular case, they chose to analyse the ‘S’ sound because it had an unusual frequency structure. According to the analysis, the frequency structure of the recording was found to be significantly lower than a normal human male voice.

In the video, the voice of Peter Graves, the host of the documentary was recorded enunciating a vowel sound. This was then digitised and its frequency compared to a similar sound in the original recording. When comparing the frequency graphs of both Peter Graves and the creature in the recording, it shows that the graph peaked earlier and was higher for Peter than the creature. After the second peak, Peter’s graph tapered lower than that of the creature in the recording. It was obvious that the creature that made the sound in the recording was not human.

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The average human male vocal tract is around 17 cm long but the vocal tract of the creature in the recording had to be around 25 cm to create the frequency range that was captured.

In summary, Dr Sheldon explained that the average human male vocal tract is around 17 cm long. But the vocal tract of the creature in the recording had to be around 25 cm to create the frequency range that was captured. Hence, Dr Sheldon said that based on the analysis, the creature that made the sound had to be 50 percent larger than the average human male. Peter Graves stated that he was around 6 feet tall, therefore the creature in the recording had to be around 9 feet.

In addition, Dr Sheldon subjected the audio recording of the creature to a Formant track. He explains that this is similar to voice print analysis and that the program examines the articulatory flexibility of the creature’s vocal range via the movement of the frequency. In the analysis, three vowels are found throughout the recording – ‘Eh’, ‘Ah’ and ‘Oh’. However the sound ‘Ee’ does not appear on the recording, suggesting that the creature is unable to produce this sound. This particular sound requires the tongue to move forward in the mouth. If one were to look at the physical structure of a primate like a gorilla, it has its head at such an angle that would make it impossible to move the tongue forward in order to make the ‘Ee’ sound. Only humans, with our head and flexible tongue structure, are able to produce this sound.

From the analysis of the audio recording, one can come to a conclusion that the creature making the sound stands 9 feet tall and has a head structure similar to a primate, like that of a gorilla. Therefore, it is unable to produce the ‘Ee’ sound.

 

Vocal Tract of Bigfoot

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Dermal Ridges

Dermal Ridges are surface ridges on the skin that cover the entire human body, especially the fingers and feet. Dermal ridges also contain pores that produce sweat and oil which leave indentation marks upon smooth surfaces when fingers (and even feet in the case of Bigfoot footprints) come in contact with it. This is better known as fingerprint marks that remains the same throughout the lifetime of the individual. Each fingerprint is a physical marking that is unique to the individual, no two people have the exact same fingerprints. The use of fingerprints can be used to identify individuals and is an precise science. It is commonly used in crime scene investigations, and is used as valid evidence in courts of law to prosecute individuals and even put them in jail.

Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science investigates the compelling evidence behind the existence of Bigfoot

Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science investigates the compelling evidence behind the existence of Bigfoot

Jimmy Chilcutt, a crime scene investigator, is one of the foremost experts in Dermal Ridges and in the documentary, Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science, he examines the best samples of Bigfoot footprint castings. In his work, Chilcutt says he has to be very careful and professional because his work can put people in jail. Chilcutt has fingerprinted every known great ape species and hence, he is also an expert in primate dermal ridges. Through his research, he is able to establish gender and race of primates via examination of dermal ridges.

According to his research, human dermal ridges run horizontally across the feet, while in primates, the ridges run diagonally. But in the Bigfoot castings, the dermal ridges run vertically across the side of the feet. This goes to show that the Bigfoot footprint casting was clearly not made by a man or an ape. On top of that, the Bigfoot footprint cast is twice the thickness of footprints made by a human. This means that the creature making the print is much heavier than a human being and is around the size of the creature that we commonly know as Bigfoot. In the video, Chilcutt notes that a particular Bigfoot footprint cast he was examining had the same dermal ridge patterns as another footprint cast taken 10 years apart and that the samples taken are hundreds of miles apart. This is clear evidence that there is obviously more than just one Bigfoot, and that they are in fact a species like humans, spread over a large area. On top of that, they can be individually identified by their dermal ridges, just as humans can be individually identified by their fingerprints.

Dermal ridges can only be seen under magnification, and not with the naked eye. If the castings were hoaxes, it would take a very high level of sophistication to produce, either a scientist or a crime scene investigator, both of whom would have had to be specialised in dermal ridges. A hoaxer would need to painstakingly carve out each line of the dermal ridges, which run parallel to each other and do not intersect, onto a mould. This in itself would be a feat, given the precision and intricacy of the lines. This mould would then have had to be used to create an impression in the mud or soil in various places, for other people to come and make castings of. What makes the situation even more unlikely is that each mould would have to be different, but include the intricate dermal ridges. Who would have the specialisation to do something like that, and what benefit would they get from doing so? It doesn’t make sense that it would be a hoax, given the intricacy and the lack of benefit that such work would entail.

Dermal ridges have been found on Bigfoot castings from all over the world, and when they are examined together, they all have the exact type of vertical characteristics. For someone to have hoaxed the footprints is highly unlikely due to the geographical difference and the length of time between when the footprints were found and the castings made. Another fact is that dermal ridges are only known occur in humans and primates, however it is scientifically clear that the Bigfoot castings do not belong to either of these two bi-pedal creatures, especially since the dermal ridges are completely different. Despite the fact that the footprint castings vary between location and time, which they would in any species, the fact that dermal ridges are clearly evident on them under magnification, and that they are different, just goes to show that Bigfoot is not just one creature, or something that was imagined, but an actual unknown species, just like humans and primates. In essence dermal ridges is solid proof that the Bigfoot species exists.

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Human dermal ridges run horizontally across the feet, while in primates, the ridges run diagonally but in the Bigfoot castings, the dermal ridges run vertically across the side of the feet.

Bigfoot footprints and their castings are the largest body of evidence for the study of the existence of Bigfoot. Hence, there is a concerted effort to examine and catalogue Bigfoot castings by leading researchers. With this body of evidence, Dr Jeff Meldum, an associate professor of anatomy at Idaho State University was able to establish various details – such as flexion and extension of the toes, variation in toe position, where the bones in the feet join with one another as a whole, the interaction of the foot with the soil under various weather conditions and the overall shape. This was then compared to various other castings from various primates, humans and also other non-human tracks.

Due to the research, Bigfoot experts are now able to discern a real Bigfoot footprint from that of other larger primates. From the minute details of the Bigfoot casting, one is able to see the consistency of physical characteristics of a Bigfoot footprint, that it is unique and distinct from other large primates.

 

Bigfoot Dermal Ridges

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Peter Hurkos

Peter Hurkos became famous by performing psychic 'readings' in front of live audiences and on television

Peter Hurkos became famous by performing psychic ‘readings’ in front of live audiences and on television

Peter Hurkos was widely known as the world’s foremost psychic. He was born on May 21, 1911, in Dordrecht, Holland and he passed away on June 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, CA. He developed his psychic ability in 1941 after falling from a ladder, which left him in a coma for three days at the Zuidwal Hospital. Upon regaining consciousness, he discovered he had developed psychic abilities. Hurkos eventually gained widespread acceptance as a psychic detective, while working on a number of high-profile cases.

In 1956, Hurkos travelled to the United States on the invitation of Dr Andrija Puharich to have his psychic abilities tested at Glen Cove medical research laboratory in Maine. He was tested for two and half years under tightly controlled conditions and the results convinced Dr. Puharich that Hurkos’ psychic abilities were far greater than any he had ever tested before. He had a remarkable 90% accuracy on all test results. From the tests, it seemed that Hurkos’ forte was psychometry, which was the ability to see into past, present and future associations by merely touching an object.

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Peter Hurkos

In Mysterious Monsters, Peter Graves visited Peter Hurkos in his Los Angeles home while carrying with him a giant plaster cast of a Bigfoot footprint that was hidden in a briefcase. Graves then proceeded to request Hurkos to do a ‘reading’ on the briefcase without knowing its contents. What Hurkos had to say about the contents was a remarkably close description of what experts know about Bigfoot today.

He said that the creature was half man and half animal. He said that the creature weighed about 500 lbs, was between 8 to 9 feet tall, lived in caves, and ate berries and vegetation, together with other animals. He stated that although it was not a gorilla, it had a strong chest, long arms, and human-like fingers. He also stated that the creature was very hairy and had short facial hair. Then, Peter Hurkos proceeded to draw the image of the creature according to his psychic vision. What emerged from his sketch was a haunting image of a wide-eyed Bigfoot.

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Peter Hurkos’ drawing of Bigfoot, according to his psychic vision upon ‘reading’ a briefcase containing a plaster cast of a Bigfoot footprint

 

Peter Hurkos ‘reading’ Bigfoot footprint

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Conclusion

The latest scientific analysis offers fascinating insight and clues towards the existence of Bigfoot. From just an audio recording, scientists are able to conclude on the approximate size of the creature that made that sound, which corresponds to the average size of an adult Bigfoot. Furthermore, from the little dermal ridges on plaster casts of Bigfoot footprints, scientists are able to determine that it was not made by man or even an ape This leaves the possibility open for the existence of Bigfoot.

Finally, from a cast of a Bigfoot footprint hidden in a briefcase, a psychic investigator, Peter Hurkos was able to ‘psychometrise’ an image of a hairy face along with various characteristics that matches those of Bigfoot. With such compelling evidence, it is hard to not be at least open to the possibility of the existence of Bigfoot.

 

Combined Video – Vocal Tract, Dermal Ridges and Peter Hurkos

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  1. Samfoonheei on May 6, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    Sooner or later with more high technology researcher and scientist will definitely able to proof the existence of Bigfoot. With the discovery and with the evidence of dermal ridges from the foot prints plaster cast, Big foot do exists in this world after all. It’s a break through for them. Interesting read . Well, just a matter of time that the researchers will come out with more evidence.
    Thank you Pastor David Lai for sharing.

  2. Tsem Rinpoche on May 2, 2019 at 1:07 am

    There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR

    yeti

  3. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:42 am

    (Part 1 of 8)

    This museum in Pokhara, Nepal has a section dedicated to Yetis (Bigfoot). Very interesting. I am including some pictures of the inside of this wonderful museum. Do enjoy. ~ Tsem Rinpoche

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  4. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:42 am

    (Part 2 of 8)

    In the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal, there is a small but comprehensive exhibition on Yetis (Bigfoot). Below are some pictures.

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  5. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:41 am

    (Part 3 of 8)

    In the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal, there is a small but comprehensive exhibition on Yetis (Bigfoot). Below are some pictures.

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  6. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:41 am

    (Part 4 of 8)

    In the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal, there is a small but comprehensive exhibition on Yetis (Bigfoot). Below are some pictures.

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  7. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:41 am

    (Part 5 of 8)

    In the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal, there is a small but comprehensive exhibition on Yetis (Bigfoot). Below are some pictures.

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  8. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:40 am

    (Part 6 of 8)

    In the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal, there is a small but comprehensive exhibition on Yetis (Bigfoot). Below are some pictures.

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  9. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:40 am

    (Part 7 of 8)

    In the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal, there is a small but comprehensive exhibition on Yetis (Bigfoot). Below are some pictures.

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  10. Pastor Shin Tan on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:40 am

    (Part 8 of 8)

    In the International Mountain Museum (IMM) in Pokhara, Nepal, there is a small but comprehensive exhibition on Yetis (Bigfoot). Below are some pictures.

    For more information, go to https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/bigfoot-museum-nepal

    (click on picture to enlarge)

  11. Joy Kam on Nov 28, 2018 at 9:11 am

    Curious about the legendary Yeti? Not sure what to believe? Here is an article that explores a range of sources, from folktales to newspaper reports, detailing sightings and encounters with the elusive creature, who has been a part of the very fabric of various Himalayan communities for thousands of years. Read about religious beliefs, myths, fables and stories by scholars and travellers alike, and realise that there is more to the Yeti than you previously thought.

    Imagining-the-Wild-Man-Yeti-Sightings-in-Folktales-and-Newspapers.pdf

  12. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 29, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    This is a real awesome documentary on bigfoot. One of the best – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp5eV9nIEjk&feature=youtu.be

  13. Beatrix Ooi on Mar 10, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    In 1967, Bob Gimlin and Roger Patterson stumbled across an incredible sight whilst out in Bluff Creek, in the California wilderness. At a creek which had been freshly washed-out by recent floods, they witnessed a female Bigfoot swiftly traverse the rugged landscape. Since their filmed encounter with the Bigfoot, who has since been nicknamed Patty, many have disputed the authenticity of their recording but no one has been able to successfully prove that it is a fake.

    Credits for this video goes to entirely to windvale for the original footage. ?

  14. Pastor Chia on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Mankind for century reported witness bigfoot existence and film it for documentary. This article had show scientific analysis through vocal test and get their foot prints to prove their are being like big foot existence in this world. Whether is not 100 percent proving. I am truthly this creature exisiting in this world. So far i did not heard any news about big foot is harming people. If mankind found them might catch him for expiriment. We should respect and not disturb this mystical creature living in this planet.

  15. Pastor Antoinette on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:20 am

    Bigfoot it intriguing as the evidences such as pictures or films are not very clear and no skeleton has been found as far as I know. Yet, in Buddha’s scriptures, Buddha mentioned about them and all over the world people have different names for Bigfoot. Aboriginal people had also names for them… Here Pastor David explains about evidences through dermal ridges and that it is nearly impossible to fake them.

    So it all comes to the conclusion that Bigfoot, Yeti, Sasquatch exist and that they are very good in going out of our way. Let’s hope that it stays this way as humans are known to exploit other species in the worst ways.

  16. Mingwen on Sep 28, 2017 at 7:31 am

    Never say Never! Until today, scientists are still discovering new species of living being on Earth. The forests and oceans are so deep, wide, and they are occupying most areas on Earth, how could it be fully discovered? Human beings are just way to ego and think that we are the only being that could control the world. The 3 points in the article are really firm and reliable. However, some of us hope that the Bigfoot or other species of living being would not be discovered because we KNOW WHAT WE WILL DO TO THEM…?…?????????

  17. Pastor Albert on Sep 28, 2017 at 3:10 am

    Im always very interested with the mysterious beings, how’s their living, how they communicate with each other, how long is their life, etc, etc.

    Most of the Bigfoot or any other mysterious beings I’ve read is from the documentary from many years ago which during that time, the technology is still not so advance like today, but surprisingly, I have never heard about any recent sighted of Bigfoot or and trace taken by today’s technology, I wonder do they still exist?

  18. Andrea Lai on Sep 28, 2017 at 12:58 am

    Actually, I got to know of Big Foot is thru TV and never much in deep into the ecology. In this discussion, I gain more opinions from their sharing and I agreed with Pastor Henry definition. If Bigfoot were been captured, firstly these creature will be landed on the bed of laboratories for specimen. Follow by extinction of population due to satisfaction demand. Mankind is so horrible and scary. People are willing to pay high price just to satisfy their desire without realizing pain and suffering of others.

  19. nicholas on Sep 28, 2017 at 12:27 am

    The searching of Bigfoot has been many years and we can see many people around the world had shown their evidence but of course some may be hoax. The scientific analysis from the article able to determined the difference of this being from human and other animals but may still unable to determined 100% identical to Bigfoot as they don’t have the sample of Bigfoot to compare or make reference. Accept for the psychic which through his supernatural ability he able to describe the Bigfoot and its nature.

    It’s a great finding from the analysis but is still mystical as this intelligent creature able to hide themselves from human beings and stay away secretly living in their own way. I hope their habitat will be preserved as such and not being intrude by anyone, else they will be treated as aliens and even being experiment due to their natural uniqueness.

    There are many living beings out there that we have not seen or encountered and it doesn’t mean they don’t exist. What important is respect and compassion to them. We may see them as different so them when looking at us. Let’s live in peace and harmony in this world for the betterment of our future.

  20. Pastor Henry Ooi on Sep 27, 2017 at 11:52 pm

    The ever elusive Bigfoot has made it tough for enthusiasts searching for concrete evidence to support its existence. Bigfoot is most likely out there somewhere in the wilderness yet remain largely at bay for even a clear photo or video of it to be taken by anybody in modern day. What I do not wish for is the capture of a Bigfoot for it will be exploited by mankind, even in the name of science. They are perhaps creatures that have been existing before humans evolved, maybe they are the missing link. It is best that humans allow these creatures be, in their own habitat, and not captured and exhibited in zoos.

  21. Eric kksiow on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:55 pm

    Such an another article that’s proved BigFoot is existed, proved it by sound and footprint. Of course in one day i wish to see BigFoot by my own eyes, instead of reading and watching documentary of Big Foot.

    And Pastor Chia did share another 2017 BigFoot documentary to us.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eHMg2gBeCs&feature=youtu.be

  22. pammie yap on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:54 pm

    I always find the unexplained very mind intriguing.
    How do they survive? Where do they hide? From another dimension? Where do they die? Where do they live?
    One of the point that stuck out in my mind was, if they want to be seen easily, they would have done so all these years.
    Humans are scary because of the pain and harm they can inflict on others. Imagine what would the scientists do if they ever capture one of those Bigfoot? I cannot imagine how traumatized will Bigfoot be. Maybe it’s a good thing that they stay hidden and mysterious for the benefit of themselves.
    I personally would not believe in Bigfoot if it weren’t for what Rinpoche said https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/they-exist.html

    In this post, I had goose bumps when I read the part where Peter Hurkos was able to ‘psychometrise’ Bigfoot! Interesting!

  23. justin cheah on Sep 27, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    Yes sounds convincing but i still need to see their bones to be 100% sure. I fond the belief of the existence of BigFoot in the planet but if we can find dinosaur bones everywhere in the world, then it should not be too difficult to find one big foot bone unless there is a civilisation among BigFoot which takes care of their kind’s remains once they die or and i don’t think BigFoot is immortal. Even if BigFoot have longer life span, surely there should be some findings of remains of a BigFoot?

  24. Julia Tan on Sep 27, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    I can’t wait to meet Big Foot! I think it’s fascinating to be able to have a big foot friend. I believe Big Foot is a kind and intelligent creature that live in another space on earth. Infact I do not want them to be found because I do not want them to be caught, sent to lab and suffer from all kind of tests. We have seen enough animals being tested. It’s cruel and inhuman. I want Big Foot to live happily, free of disaster of civilisation in the forest, caves or in the snow. I want them to be safe.

  25. Datuk May on Sep 27, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    Although not 100% conclusive, the scientific and psychic analysis and conclusions of the existence of BIgfoot are pretty convincing that these huge beings do exist.

    What is convincing is the dermal ridges test results of two different sets from places very far from each other and with a time lapse of 10 years. As explained in this article, dermal ridges are like human finger prints. From our experience and knowledge, finger prints definitely defines individual and cannot be forged. Our finger prints are us. Therefore I tend to believe that Big foot exist as they have left their prints for us to acknowledge their presence.

    Are Big foot mystical and for reasons known to them only, avoid human contact?

  26. Fong on Jun 9, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    With these fascinating scientific methods for identifying primates and humans, you would think that we would be finding Bigfoot soon. But, somehow they have eluded us despite the efforts of many to find them. Even though these dermal ridges prove that there are creatures that are like human but yet are not human and cannot be found except for the footprints.

    Why were no remains ever found of these beings? Even elephant carcasses have been found when none had been before. Now we know where elephants go to die but Bigfoot? Fossils of dinosaurs and mammoths have been found but still no Bigfoot. If we believe in alternate universe, then could they be found in a parallel universe?

    I wonder when we will find the answer, if ever.

  27. Paul Yap on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    I always believes in the existence of Big Foot, and i think they are some kind of mystical creatures with extraordinary ability to hide and protect themselves. Now there are concrete evidence used by the scientist to proof the existence of Big foot. Using the dermal ridges, scientist has able to establish the existence of more than just one Bigfoot, and that they are in fact a species like humans, spread over a large area.

    To Tibetans, Big Foot is not something strange to them. I often heard from Tsem Rinpoche that Tibetan Lamas used to have big foot to served them like student does while doing meditation in a remote mountain. The big foot will bring the Lama wild fruits, berries and firewood on a daily basis.

  28. Vivian Ong on Apr 16, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    Thank you Pastor David for sharing this article. The part which I find interesting is Peter Hurkos part where he can do a ‘reading’ on the briefcase without knowing its contents. His psychic abilities to be able to see into past, present and future associations by merely touching an object happened after he gain consciousness from a coma. So, I guess Bigfoot really exist if Peter Hurkos can describe and sketch out an image of Bigfoot.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  29. Lim Han Nee on Apr 16, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    It is truly exciting that there is mounting evidence that Bigfoot does exist! This interesting article by David Lai contains the evidence gathered via three different types of investigations – via analysis of the audio recording of the digitalised sounds made by a Bigfoot, via an analysis of the dermal ridges of over 100 footprint casts collected over a span of 20 years and from different localities, and via the “psychometrising” of an image of the Bigfoot through a psychic reading of a hidden footprint cast of a Bigfoot.

    All in all, from the three methods of analysis and deduction, it has been concluded that the Bigfoot is part man and part ape, but more man than ape. According to the renowned psychic,Peter Hurkos , it is not a gorilla. It has a strong chest and long arms.It is 8 to 9 feet tall. It weighs about 500 lbs.It is hairy with long hair covering its body, but with short facial hair. The sketch done of a Bigfoot by Peter Hurkos is by far the clearest image of a Bigfoot.

    It remains now for someone to capture a Bigfoot or at least to capture a clear shot of it on camera. Nonetheless, the Bigfoot remains largely elusive, and my belief is that it is quite an evolved being and is semi-mystical as well.

  30. wan wai meng on Mar 28, 2017 at 1:16 am

    This is new information that I have never seen on Bigfoot before.

    Some of these information are interesting to say the least. I suppose the only thing left is to get hold of a live Bigfoot. What is interesting is that no Bigfoot has been captured before. A bigfoot is very powerful and strong, so to catch one will not be so easy and it being a creature that lives in the woods, it has much more advantage than normal humans, it senses can detect a human from miles away.

  31. Echeah on Mar 19, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    Peter Graves, and these very old videos! I do have some recollection of seeing Peter Graves on TV as a young kid! Way back then they already had the capacity to study voice recordings and identification to such extent, amazing.

    I wonder why Big Foot keeps eluding the human realm up till today. There is so much evidence of their existence amongst us but they still do not show their face, neither do they harm though they are said to be over-sized compared to the human species.

    They must be rather camera shy, avoiding social interaction (with other species!), preferring to mind their own business. Maybe they are very considerate beings because they might be afraid of frightening us since they look strange to our species hence they avoid us or it’s their survival instinct as perhaps they consider the human species to be more dangerous or a threat to their survival.

    • Pastor David Lai on Mar 20, 2017 at 10:16 pm

      Hi Echeah,
      You brought up a really interesting question about Bigfoot and I have also pondered about this and I have come up with my very own theory about this. First of all, the obvious reason would be that they are far more agile and much faster than the average human being due to their size and muscular structure. So, they probably are able to evade humans especially in the thick foliage of the wilderness that they are familiar with.

      On the other hand, I think they are probably ‘sensitive’ or perhaps psychic. They probably have a highly developed ESP -‘extra sensory perception’ to be able to assess the danger of being in close proximity with human beings. I have always suspected this because they always prefer to hide and stay away from humans as if they knew that it would not be good for them.

  32. JP on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    Bigfoot, sasquatch, abominable snowman or yeti are just various names of the same type of being. They have been spotted all over the world. The descriptions of their physical appearance are very similar.

    I believe that such beings exist and it is just a matter of time that more evidence surface. In Tibet, sightings of yetis are very common. To the Tibetans, they are a kind of animal. There are also accounts from Tibetan lamas that they have trained yetis to bring them food and pass written messages to other lamas when they are in retreat in the Himalayan mountains.

    Thank you Pastor David for this fascinating article!

  33. Edwin Tan on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    It is fascinating to read how science reveals more about the unknown for us.

    I just wish for the day where they can be out in the open and living alongside with us.

    Thank you Pastor David for more insights on Big Foot with regards to dermal ridges.

  34. Pastor Antoinette on Mar 17, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Wow, dermal ridges is another part of the puzzle to Bigfoot. The thorough work of the people in the documentary brings evidence to us about the species of Bigfoot just like many people who witnessed them in the wilderness like Reinhold Messner did about the Yeti. It would be interesting to know if there is a difference between Bigfoot, Yeti and Sasquatch or if it is just a different name give by the local people.

    Thank you Pastor David Lai for your research and sharing about the Dermal Ridges!

  35. Choong on Mar 16, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    Thank you Pastor David for compiling these pretty much irrefutable evidence of the existence of the Big Foot or Yeti or Sasquatch. I remember another which is the ratio of the length of the arms vs. the legs which is consistent in the many captured images and different from that of primates and humans.

    I await the day we will see Big Foot in Full HD.

  36. Stella Cheang on Mar 16, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Always fascinated about how latest scientific analysis can be put to good use to shred light to the existence of mystical creatures. Now, with the similar conclusions from vocal tract analysis and dermal ridge findings, it is with certainty that Big Foot does exist. This is a “new” species purportedly more evolved than any animals that we had known. Since they are living in the wild, I hope the scientist who are keen to learn more will not cross the boundary of capturing and keeping the Big Foot in captivity in the name of research. May all sentient beings live in harmony with each other. Thank you Pastor David for this sharing.

    • Pastor David Lai on Mar 23, 2017 at 3:24 am

      Thank you Stella. However, I wouldn’t call Bigfoot more evolved because human beings are suppose to be the most evolved because we developed intelligence, language, technology and so forth. Bigfoot on the other hand evolved greater physical prowess and have been able to evade man till this day. I still think it is partly because of their speed and agility combined with their heightened extra sensory perception or sixth sense. They are able to pick up on our presence and intent. I guess they didn’t really like our intent and have mostly stayed away in the wilderness and evaded mankind. This was quite clear.

  37. Samfoonheei on Mar 16, 2017 at 1:34 pm

    With modern and high technology scientist can determine their research investigations much easier.Can imagine they could even conclude towards the existence of Bigfoot,with sound recorded which they can know the size of the creature.That was a wonderful discovery and with the evidence of dermal ridges from the foot prints plaster cast scientists can definitely said that Big foot do exists in this world.
    There are indeed so many credible eyewitnesses across the land,their description of the species so consistently and emphatically led to researchers eventually supported that the hairy creature or Big foot do exists after all.
    Fantastic a psychic investigator, Peter Hurkos could‘psychometrise’ various characteristics that matches those of Bigfootjust from a suitcase which adermal ridges of Big foot casting inside.
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing these interesting article.

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  • S.Prathap
    Tuesday, Jun 2. 2020 05:00 PM
    Truly a great teacher and after years of wandering, the first monastery in the Ajahn Chah tradition was found followed by many monasteries and continues to flourish.He left the world a legacy of a GREAT TEACHER of his teachings,and realizations of the Buddha dharma.
    Despite all this, Ajahn Chah attracted an increasing number of followers who wanted to become his disciples. Thank you very much for the good sharing.

    https://bit.ly/2U2hJtx
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 2. 2020 01:18 PM
    For more than a thousand years, artists have played a key role in the cultural life in Asia. At Tibet, Kashmir, and Nepal their arts flourished as its equally important part of their culture, architecture and their way of living to the outer world. The artist using art to express their knowledge, skills . The art painting reveal the way of lifestyle and strong belief they have in Buddhism. From the book ‘Arts from the Rooftop of Asia , Chinese has influence in the Tibetan paintings of thangkas and many art paintings in the region. Religious influence on Nepalese handicrafts. Interesting book revealing the history of arts with rare and precious pictures.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/arts-from-the-rooftop-of-asia-tibet-nepal-and-kashmir.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 2. 2020 01:15 PM
    Very touching watching the short video, how affection and love the cat . The dead owner must have treated well and gave a lot of love to this cat . Well the lovely cat hugs and leaning its face against the video screen. Animals cannot tell us their feelings and thoughts, but they can use touch and body language to communicate. Animals do express emotion, such as grief and joy, just like one of us. They can be very loyal and protective. Do not hurt them , give them care and love.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/a-touching-hug
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Jun 1. 2020 03:45 PM
    Helena Roerich , a multi-talented Russian writer, artist, theosophist, intrepid explorer, healer and philosopher, was a great inspiration to her husband Nicholas throughout their lives.
    I wonder what kind of karma she had or the life she had lived before this life for her to be spiritual since young.Thank you for the inspiring article.

    https://bit.ly/2XIkcKI
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, May 31. 2020 11:45 AM
    H. E.the 12th Dagom Rinpoche was recognized as reincarnate lama, the by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. He was known for teaching the Buddha Dharma and providing spiritual advice to thousands around the world. He was one of the lamas who openly fought the ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice by the Tibetan leadership. He paid a heavy price for his devotion to his gurus and commitment on the practice of Dorje Shugden. He was well known as a loving prolific teacher, scholar, writer, yogi and a great tantric master. That was before the ban , sadly all his student turned against him as such he moved to Nepal . He worked tirelessly to spread Dharma till he entered parinirvana.
    H E the 13th Dagom Rinpoche is back, with at least 20,000 people in attendance of Tibetans watched as the young reincarnation was enthroned as per tradition. The over respond attendance of the enthronement is an auspicious omen for things to come having a lama taking rebirth inside Tibet. A reincarnation of a great lama is back as proof that those who rely on Dorje Shugden as a Dharma protector do not take rebirth in the three lower realms as claims by the Tibetan leadership. Looking at those rare, precious pictures of the grand enthronement paints a thousand words. Thousands came in droves to welcome the young incarnation.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/enthroning-a-dharma-king-the-13th-dagom-rinpoche.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, May 31. 2020 11:42 AM
    Zaya Pandita Luvsanperenlei a prolific writer was a reincarnation of one of Buddha Shakyamuni’s disciples and also a key disciple of Drepung Monastery’s Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen. He had composed books, wrote numerous texts and prayers. Even translated other works, Buddhist texts from Tibetan language to Oirat language while still serving the religious needs of the Oirat tribes in Dzungaria, Mongolia . Zaya Pandita spread Tibetan Buddhism to the Oirats, the Khalkha and even the Kalmyk people as far as in Russia. Zaya Pandita developed the Clear Script. He also wrote a biography of the First Khalkha Jetsundampa Zanabazar. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Seow Choong Liang for this sharing.\\

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/zaya-pandita-luvsanperenlei-1642-1708.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 30. 2020 02:54 PM
    Stunning Lady Vajrayogini looks so beautiful with all these ornament offerings. Fortunate able to see such a beautiful Lady Vajrayogini. Its take a lot of time and hard work for the team . Rejoice to all. It is indeed very meritorious offering beautiful things to the Buddhas.
    A good teachings from Rinpoche explaining of why its important for us to offer beautiful ornaments to the Buddhas.
    Thank you Rinpoche .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dont-miss-this-offering-onto-vajra-yogini.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 30. 2020 02:52 PM
    The Mahabodhi temple is a UNESCO World heritage site, and been one of the 7 wonders of the Buddhist world has attracted hundred thousands of pilgrims yearly. It is the place where Gautama Buddha attained Enlightenment and under the Bodhi Tree. Its sad as it was targeted by terrorist, a series of ten bombs exploded in and around the Mahabodhi Temple complex. That was in 2013, early morning serial explosions rocked the Mahabodhi Temple injuring 2 monks and
    destroying certain parts in the pond of the Mahabodhi Temple. Windows were shattered at one of the buildings, while a wooden door at a small temple was destroyed. Luckily the temple inside was intact. The security of the temple was then tightened after this incident ever since . Some metal detectors and more cops and checkpoints were put in place. Attacks on Buddhists are rare in India, but these unfortunate incident somehow did happen.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing .

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/mahabodhi-temple-attacked.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, May 30. 2020 02:50 PM
    Tajikistan is a country in Central Asia surrounded by Afghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It’s known for rugged mountains, popular for hiking and climbing. Sunni Islam is, by far, the most widely practiced religion in Tajikistan. Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. Beliefs are a choice. We have the power to choose our beliefs. Our beliefs become our reality Everyone shall have the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. The status of respect for religious freedom eroded during recent years. Government policies reflected a concern about Islamic extremism .Tajikistan is unique in the world because it is illegal for people under age 18 to practice religion publicly, which includes attending mosques. Women are not allowed by the government to enter certain mosques and wearing black hijabs. Shops are not allowed to sell too and women are to wear traditional Tajik colours. Not only that additionally to it, the government places strictly limits on pilgrimage visits. As reportedly they harassed devotees by forcibly shaving their beards which are not allowed. Hundreds of thousands of men even children as young as seven years old in Tajikistan arrested in recent years for wearing a beard. Banning beards and dresses is really odd. It’s the government campaign against the adoption of Islamic cultural practices. Sad human rights within Tajikistan were been violated and basic human rights remains limited . Tajikistan continues to struggle with human rights till today.Interesting read of government’s fear leading to problems further.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/tajikistans-battle-against-beards-to-fight-radicalisation.html
  • sarassitham
    Friday, May 29. 2020 11:30 PM
    Thanks for the interesting topic sharing where most people have great interest and
    curiosity about. Whether we choose to believe in the paranormal or not, we all have to realize that there are many strange things that has happened to all of us that are unexplainable.

    To me paranormal activities are considered as something close to religion too because in every single religion they always talk about spirits and etc. It’s whether you believe in the spiritual world or not sometimes it’s eerie and fascinating to read about all the things that go bump in the night.
  • S.Prathap
    Friday, May 29. 2020 03:38 PM
    I like herbal remedies as they work gently and is not as harmful to the body as the pharmaceutical medication. However, I would say that they are more effective as preventive due to their slow nature.
    I used to hear people say food is the best remedy for sickness prevention, when we have proper intake of food, we can stay healthy for long term.Really a informative article.Thank you very much .
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 29. 2020 03:35 PM
    A Mongolian highly respected lama Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Ngawang Nyima of Drepung Gomang Monastic Institution in South India was truly a great teacher of our time. He was a great teacher of the Buddhist doctrine, preserving all the teachings of Tsongkapa’s golden lineage. He was such a kind and warm lama who had invited our lama to stay in Drepung Gomang Monastery. But Rinpoche turned down as Rinpoche had promised to be at Gaden. Rinpoche was touched by his affection, and has invited Rinpoche at any time come to Drepung and update him always. Before going back to Gaden , he even blessed Rinpoche. Amazingly and beautifully of such a meeting of a highly known lama, teacher and well respected by everyone , Rinpoche met. Merely by listening to the teachings of a GREAT lama from the video is a blessing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/drepung-gomang-monasterys-kensur-rinpoche-jetsun-ngawang-nyima.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, May 29. 2020 03:33 PM
    The White Temple of Thailand also known as Wat Rong Khun, which is outside Chiang Rai city. It is one of the most recognizable temple, attracting thousands of locals and tourist yearly. It is beautiful temple where everything in white colour, even the fishes reared in the ponds also white in colour. Well this temple is very unique as it stands out through the white colour. With the use of pieces of glass in the plaster, looks sparkling in the sun. The white colour signifies the purity of the Buddha, while the glass symbolizes the Buddha’s wisdom and the Dhamma, the Buddhist teachings.
    I have visited this amazing White Temple a few years back. Simply amazing. This bizarre-looking white temple located is the brainchild of Chiang Rai-born visual artist and painter Chalermchai Kositpipat. The temple is filled with Buddhist symbolisms, beautiful layout, architecture, all the way to the ornate reliefs and mirror decorations. Worthy visiting.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-white-temple-in-thailand.html
  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, May 28. 2020 04:47 PM
    Kyabje Yongyal Rinpoche is a very learned scholar, master of tantra whom were respected by many.Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us,the wonderful meeting with Kyabje Yonyal Rinpoche in New York.
    It is wonderful and inspiring to see the demonstration of great respect among two great Masters.Thank you very much for the good article.
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, May 28. 2020 01:41 PM
    Wow what a great day …..the historic first Kalachakra initiation been held publicly in Tibet, China in the last 50 years. For most by H H the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu. Many highly attained masters and incarnated lamas and teachers and more than hundred thousand over monks and nuns attended this auspicious event. Looking at those beautiful pictures tells us all. So many of them it’s a blessing for them. With so many attending this event has proves that he is indeed the unmistaken incarnation as he is claimed by some as false and a fake Panchen Lama.
    With Panchen Lama as a spiritual leader, his influence made a huge impact on the Tibetans which is on the rise, this would be wonderful. In no time they might accept Dorje Shugden’s practice. Interesting read and blessing been able to see those beautiful pictures.
    Thank You Pastor David Lai for sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/historic-first-kalachakra-initiation-by-the-11th-panchen-lama.html

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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha\'s. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
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Another nun disciple of Lord Buddha's. She had achieved great spiritual abilities and high attainments. She would be a proper object of refuge. This image of the eminent bhikkhuni (nun) disciple of the Buddha, Uppalavanna Theri.
Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
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High Sri Lankan monks visit Kechara to bless our land, temple, Buddha and Dorje Shugden images. They were very kind-see pictures- https://bit.ly/2HQie2M
This is pretty amazing!

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

Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
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This story is a life-changer. Learn about the incredible Forest Man of India | 印度“森林之子”- https://bit.ly/2Eh4vRS
Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 2-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
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Beautiful pictures of the huge Buddha in Longkou Nanshan- https://bit.ly/2LsBxVb
The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
DON\'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
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DON'T MISS THIS!~How brave Bonnie survived by living with a herd of deer~ https://bit.ly/2Lre2eY
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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H.E. Zawa Rinpoche in deep concentration. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Geshela is seen here wearing ceremonial hat called tsoksha. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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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
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The Shize Fire Puja was performed according to scriptural sources. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
3 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
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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
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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
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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
3 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!
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
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