Everyone Must Read This!!

Jun 20, 2011 | Views: 2,270

Research seems to point towards a plant based diet. The American Cancer Society is taking a “strong stand” as increasingly over the years, the research points towards the consumption of all meat, eggs, and dairy products as being a cause in the development of various cancers.

It has also been said that the source of the food is important as the growth hormones given to animals may in effect also help cancers to develop in the human body. How scary!

As we age, we should be aware that we become more susceptible to colon cancer. We all have what are called “polyps” inside our colon. Polyps are protrusions in the wall of the colon, and all it takes is the right condition for them to become cancerous.

Do read the article below, many institutes worldwide are all recording the same data and coming to the same conclusions. We should take note.

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Meat, Dairy, Eggs and Colon/ Colorectal Cancer

COLORECTAL cancer is a deadly disease that’s on the rise. Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer and the second-largest cause of cancer death in the US alone. About 98,200 cases of colorectal cancer have been diagnosed in 2001, and colorectal cancer has been responsible for approximately 48,000 deaths in the US alone in previous years.

The greatest incidence of colorectal cancer occurs primarily in the developed world where the consumption of all meats, eggs, and dairy products is high. Numerous studies have linked these types of food to the development of colorectal cancer. The following sample of studies shows the correlation:

  1. The American Cancer Society (ACS), discussing all cancers, points out that “about one-third of the 500,000 cancer deaths that occur in the United States alone each year is due to dietary factors. The ACS takes such a strong stand because numerous studies over many years link all meat, eggs and dairy products to the development of a variety of cancers. The ACS also states that, “a diet mostly from animal sources” is a risk factor for colorectal cancer. As a result, the ACS “recommends that people should choose foods from plant sources and limit their intake of high-fat foods, particularly from animal sources.” Numerous studies have linked the consumption of meat to the development of cancer. Scientists suspect that the estrogen from zeranol and other growth hormones fed to cattle and other factory-farmed animals may stimulate the growth of breast cancer cells.
  2. According to the Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, the average American faces a six percent lifetime risk of colon cancer. In 1990, population research and studies conducted by the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health found a clear association between animal fat intake and colon cancer rates. “Animal fat was positively associated with the risk of colon cancer…” The authors also reported that in another large-scale clinical study, the Nurse’s Health Study of 121,700 female registered nurses, 30 to 55 years of age found that, women who consumed beef, lamb, or pork as a main dish at least once a day were 2.5 times (250%) more likely to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer than women who consumed meat as a main dish less than once a month.
  3. Doctors at Yale University found that a high intake of fat, animal protein, and cholesterol – contained only in animal products – were associated with a higher risk of stomach and esophageal cancer. According to Dr. Susan T. Mayne of Yale’s Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, “prevention strategies for these cancers should emphasize increased consumption of foods that are plant-based, and decreased consumption of foods of animal origin…”
  4. Again, in a 1990 survey, and in a 1991 follow-up published in the International Journal of Cancer found that there were increased risks for colorectal cancer associated with the consumption of all meat, dairy products, and eggs. The same with the 1990 survey and 1991 follow-up study in the Spanish Island of Majorca found that consumption of chicken, red meat, dairy and eggs increased the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
  5. Another 1991 Swedish study indicated an association between meat consumption and colorectal cancer, and a 1992 study in northeast Italy found that “frequent consumption of refined starchy foods, eggs and fat-rich foods such as cheese and red meat is a risk factor for colorectal cancer.” All studies were published in the International Journal of Cancer.
  6. A review of population studies published in 1996 in the prestigious Italian medical journal Annali dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanita found that meat and other animal fats are among the most consistent risk factors for colorectal cancer and that a plant-based diet such as those practiced by vegans reduced the risk of colorectal cancer.
  7. Researchers at the Center for Health Research at Loma Linda University reported in The American Journal of Epidemiology in 1998 that colorectal cancer has “a positive association with… both red meat intake and white meat intake.”
  8. A 1999 study, published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, concluded that the low prevalence of colorectal cancer among black Africans is related to the absence of animal protein and fat in their diet.
  9. A Swedish study published in the International Journal of Cancer states that “results also indicate that there is an association between meat consumption and colorectal cancer.”
  10. The recent study by the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) chillingly confirms what previous smaller studies have shown for years: Consumption of animal products is likely to cause colorectal cancer. The massive EPIC study is the biggest ever into diet and cancer. It involved 406,323 people from nine countries over a period of 15 years. The results of the study were presented recently in Lyon, France, at the European Conference on Nutrition and Cancer. Colorectal cancer has become one of the world’s top killers. The study cited preserved meats, such as cured ham, hot dogs, bacon and salami as a major culprits for colorectal cancer, and indicated that red meat was also a high risk factor. People who consumed preserved meats were found to have a 50 percent greater chance of developing colorectal cancer than those who ate no preserved meats. Red meat produced the same harmful bacteria in the colon as is found in tobacco. In fact, the participants in the EPIC study who ate the most fiber reduced their risk of colorectal cancer by as much as 40 percent. All meat, eggs and dairy products have absolutely no fiber at all, and even lean meats and “low fat” dairy products are packed with fat and cholesterol, relative to fruits, vegetables, and grains.
  11. Discussing colorectal cancer specifically, the National Cancer Institute upon examination of the body of evidence, says that “colorectal cancer seems to be associated with diets that are high in fat and calories and low in fiber” and that “eating vegetables and fruits is associated with a decreased risk of cancers of the… colon [and] rectum …”
  12. Upon reviewing an array of studies discussing the link between diet and colorectal cancer, scientists from the Bremen Institute for Prevention, Research, and Social Medicine, and the German Cancer Research Center stated in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that “the relationship between a vegetarian and fiber-rich diet and a decreased risk for colorectal cancer has been reported in many studies.”

Don’t allow yourself to spend your final days, or witness a loved one suffer a slow, painful and agonizing death from colon, rectal, or some other lethal cancer. Make a wise and compassionate choice today.

Source: http://nickjoshkarean.blogspot.com/2011/05/meat-dairy-eggs-and-coloncolorectal.html

 

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  1. Stella Cheang on Feb 28, 2018 at 9:37 pm

    Even though everyone has the freedom to choose what they like to eat and drink but the sheer fact that a meat based diet is disruptive to our own health as well as harmful to the environment are logical reasons for any sound thinking individual to alter their diet. Cutting back on meat and include a plant based diet multiple days a week is a good start. Be a vegetarian is good for health and also a compassionate lifestyle. Thank you for this sharing.

  2. Vivian Ong on May 20, 2017 at 12:52 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. It is indeed a very informative article to show us that if we continue eating meat, eggs and dairy products, we have a high risk of having colorectal cancer. Many research institutes have came out with the same results. So, I think for meat-eaters, it is best that we can reduce the consumption of these products and eventually stop taking them. In spiritual aspect, we show kindness, love and compassion to the animals by not taking their lives.

    With folded palms,
    Vivian

  3. Samfoonheei on May 8, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    Colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer or rectal cancer, is any cancer (a growth, lump, tumor) of the colon and the rectum.Its the forth most common cancer worldwide, after lung cancer.Its alarming to note this and all are related to food .Consumption of meat have linked to the development of colorectal cancer …proven by scientist.
    I have seen a numbers of colorectal cancer patients. They suffered painfully and agonizing death ,witnessned by family members.
    So to be on vegetarian is a right,wise and compassionate choice.
    Eat healthy,stay healthy and have a healthy lifestyle.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this informative article so as more people aware of this cancer disease so as to go on vegetarian ,less killing of livestocks then.

  4. Pastor Moh Mei on Feb 20, 2016 at 7:02 pm

    Cancer is one of top leading cause of death and it’s becoming more and more common. Even among the people I know (I seldom interact with people these days), there is regularly news that someone was diagnosed with cancer.

    People who suffered from cancer really suffered. It is a slow, painful and agonizing killer. We cannot escape death that’s for sure but if there are options and choices we can make that would reduce our risks from cancer, why not. When we are diagnosed with a painful disease like cancer, it is not just we alone who suffer. Our family, our loved ones will inevitably be affected and in some ways may suffer just as much.

    There’s an old saying we are what we eat but many of us have neglected what we feed ourselves. Some recent researches have suggested human are natural vegetarian, that meat is actually not suitable for our physical body.

    Between switching to a meatless diet and suffering a slow painful disease, it should not even be comparable. There is no guarantee of course that vegetarians do not get cancer but the risks are lower. While a vegetarian diet has many other benefits as well, including leading a more compassionate and sustainable lifestyle.

  5. Lucas Roth on Mar 4, 2014 at 10:17 pm

    Wow, this is new information, I never knew this. I am a vegetarian but i consume dairy. People should stop eating these things especially meat, save lives and themselves. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche

  6. beatrix ooi on Mar 18, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    Being a vegetarian is the only way to prevent ourselves from contracting such cancer or diseases. By becoming a vegetarian will not only help ourselves to collect more merits but also to maintain our body health. Go Vege is the only way!
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  7. Julien Roth on Dec 3, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    Wow, that looks terrible what that cancer can do to your body. I am happy that i am fully vegetarian and can avoid a cancer such as that one. This is a benefit of being vegetarian. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  8. Wan Wai Meng on Aug 11, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    So much information about the correlation between meat eating and cancer and still we ignore the signs and ignore all the information. Plant based diet is still the safest and healthy for us and the planet.

  9. Irene Lim on Jun 9, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Peace, compassion, health and beauty through vegetarian diet is the way to go!

  10. Uncle Eddie on Jul 8, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    Colorectal cancer, the 2nd largest cause of cancer death in USA alone, has today become one of the World’s top killers and said to occur mostly in the developed World. Colorectal cancer seems to be associated withdiets high in fat(meats) and colories and low in fibre.Eating vegetables and fruits is said to be associated with a decreased risk of cancers of the colon and rectum. Some researches also have shown that harmones given to animals may help to develop cancer in the human body. So refrain from ending yourself with a slow painful agonising rectal cancerous end. Stop meat diet. Go vegetarian and a fruitful, fiber-rich diet for a healthy life, and also for a wise choice of compassion to living beings! Change for the better, not for the worst, as always advocated by our guru, Tsem Rinpoche.

  11. Ngyima Hoiser on Jul 3, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    I am so happy to see Tsem Rinpochhe’s all ducument.

  12. Josh Akers on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:58 am

    I’m processing organic food like organic tater tots that are locally grown and will be locally sold. Who ever said the Cannery was a bad job?

  13. Margaretlee on Jun 21, 2011 at 11:46 am

    Plant based diet is surely the way to go….

    This is totally from the perspective of physical health as well as spiritual health. We have been ignorantly told by the media that we need to consume meat for our body to function to its maximum peak, however, modern day farming and killing coupled with greed from the practices in the agricutlural industries, we are consuming more toxins and antibiotics into our system and leaving a trail of symptons and ailments to haunt us.

    So the karma comes back to haunt us in the form of colon cancer, for instance.

    I am really glad that I have gone total vegetarian for about 2 years.(I wish I had started earlier). I am feeling great, and never a craving for meat…even my two sons in their teens have joined me since November last year, and they are doing great as well.

    So at the end of the day, it is only a matter of changing habits, and with the right information and knowledge,no body likes to suffer at their old age in pain and agony after a life time of consuming meat to please their 3 minutes pleasure for their palate of each meal….

  14. Sandy on Jun 21, 2011 at 12:21 am

    The more I read up on dietary information, the more surprising information I’m finding – it’s amazing what you can learn if you can take even five minutes to read up on things. And when you consider the reality that few people really think about exactly what they put into their own bodies, it’s astonishing! Then we have the cheek to complain when our bodies get ill haha.

    For me, giving up meat and dairy wasn’t hard at all, but then, I’m not attached to food beyond the point of its helping to keep me alive. I also didn’t give up meat for “ethical” reasons, but I simply thought I’d try it to see what it was like. After a few months, personally, I don’t feel much different, although I do feel less bloated than when I ate dairy/meats. I guess the effects differ according to the individual.

    From what I’ve read, reliable sources seem to point towards a plant-based diet as being the healthiest option. I think we’re so conditioned to believe that meat is essential to our diets, as is dairy, but neither of these things are at all true. As well as helping to simplify what I eat (I have a heavy dislike for too much food prep), it opened my eyes further to just how much we are conditioned to believe certain things without question. My friends worry about the new diet, but as I keep reminding them, I’m not dead (yet) and looking in better condition than some of them!

    I’d never try to persuade anyone to change their dietary habits, but for anyone who is thinking about trying a vegan diet, I’d definitely recommend it – if nothing else, it’s a small adventure outside the dietary comfort zone, and – most probably – you won’t even notice the absence of dairy or meat. Nothing changes, everything changes 😉

    Kind regards,
    Sandy

    P.S. Here’s an interesting article on raw food diets. The information is pretty much parallel to that of a number of other sources: http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2007/12/30-days-raw/

    • Joy on Jan 20, 2013 at 1:26 am

      You’re right Sandy… all it takes is just 5 minutes of a little bit of reading and perhaps you can save yourself from a disaster and death eh? Well I became vegetarian due to ethical reasons… I cannot bring myself to stuff my face and not feel anything for a being who practically died in horrific pain for my meal.

      The interesting things I discovered after I started cutting down in meat in take is that my asthma also stooped completely. Now then I realise not only that it is ethical, it also has so much benefit for my good health….hence that is why I am a full time vegetarian now. I do not really enjoy dairy products much so I do not take much of them except for eggs… that one is really hard to stop, so we opt for “kampung” eggs or eggs that are produced by hens that are raised free-range. So vegan is a pretty new adventure which I have not fully converted to.

      Anyway for us Buddhist, it is karma that we are most concern about because at the end of the day it is karma that determines whether we live or die… and encouraging killing for food is not exactly a great action in terms of practicing compassion. So for me a big part of me is about the spiritual side as well… and it works. Lets hope more people change their diets, if it is not for others, at least for themselves!

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    The Guangxi Community in Bentong

    Bentong is one of the few towns in Malaysia which has a majority of Guangxi Chinese within the Chinese community. Based on the information I gathered from the Bentong Guangxi Association, it is estimated that around 75% of the Chinese population in Bentong can safely trace their ancestry back to Guangxi Province, China. Notably, about 90% of the Chinese population in the Perting Chinese New Village are Guangxi Chinese.

    Find out more of Bentong’s community: http://bit.ly/BentongGuangXi
  • Sofi
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 10:04 AM
    The Sacred Vajrayogini of Ratsag Monastery

    Ratsag is a contraction of Ra Lotsawa’s clan name and the Tibetan expression tsagsutsu, which means “success.” This indicates that Ratsag Monastery was the last of the set of 108 monasteries that Ra Lotsawa pledged to build. His connection to Ra Bende Yonten Gyalpo of the inscription, aside from sharing the same family name, remains unknown. Nevertheless, the occupants of the monastery and the local people all continue to regard Ratsag Monastery as being founded by Ra Lotsawa.

    Read more of this monastery’s interesting history: http://bit.ly/RatsagMonastery
  • Sofi
    Friday, Nov 15. 2019 09:52 AM
    Videos Redressing the Misinformation About Dorje Shugden and the Tibetan Situation

    The CTA officially banned the Dorje Shugden practice in 1996. At first, some Tibetans believed the CTA’s reasons for the ban even though it did not make much sense to those who knew better. The deity that the CTA was disparaging was trusted and relied on by the most highly attained masters, abbots of great monasteries, erudite scholars and geshes over the centuries. They were precious vessels of the entire corpus of Buddhist practices including the Sutras and Tantras, and it is just not possible that they could have been right about everything else and wrong about Dorje Shugden.

    Find out more of why its simply illogical to ban Dorje Shugden’s authentic practice: http://bit.ly/RedressingTruths
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Nov 14. 2019 10:47 PM
    The Sakya Lineage & Dorje Shugden

    The account of how this came to be was told beautifully by Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche in his writings on Dorje Shugden. That is why in our tradition, we request Dorje Shugden to come forth from the great Sakya monastery when we engage in his pujas today. This can be seen in the invocation verses of Dorje Shugden puja that was composed by Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche.

    Read more of how Dorje Shugden has a history in the Sakya lineage: http://bit.ly/SakyaDSLink

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Third picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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Second picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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First picture-Standing Manjushri Statue at Chowar, Kirtipur, Nepal. Height: 33ft (10m)
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The first title published by Kechara Comics is Karuna Finds A Way. It tells the tale of high-school sweethearts Karuna and Adam who had what some would call the dream life. Everything was going great for them until one day when reality came knocking on their door. Caught in a surprise swindle, this loving family who never harmed anyone found themselves out of luck and down on their fortune. Determined to save her family, Karuna goes all out to find a solution. See what she does- https://bit.ly/2LSKuWo
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At Kechara Forest Retreat land we have nice fresh spinach growing free of chemicals and pesticides. Yes!
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha.
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Mahapajapati Gotami, who was the first nun ordained by Lord Buddha. She was his step-mother and aunt. Buddha's mother had passed away at his birth so he was raised by Gotami.
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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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Wandering Ascetic Painting by Nirdesha Munasinghe
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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
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This is pretty amazing! First Sri Lankan Buddhist temple opened in Dubai!!!
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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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Part 1-Beautiful billboard in Malaysia of a powerful Tibetan hero whose life serves as a great inspiration- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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The great Protector Manjushri Dorje Shugden depicted in the beautiful Mongolian style. To download a high resolution file: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    2 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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Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Owen Liew offered incense to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Steve from Ipoh offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa, Dorje Shugden and all Buddhas prior to our weekly Dorje Shugden puja. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has completed our weekly Dorje Shugden puja in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - Parent and children stayed together to do breathing meditation ~ 2018 Pilgrimage cum Camp, Kechara Forest Retreat. Alice, KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. Alice, KSDS
Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
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Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. Alice, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
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The youngest group of KSDS are very helpful in arranging the seats before the class. Alice, KSDS
Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group carried out Mother Tara's prayer recitations on Sunday morning. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Group work activities during camp. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Ice breaking session. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - Decorating Kechara Oasis, artwork dedication from Sunday class kids. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback- WOAH Camp 2017 , Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace led the teenage class on a blog chat article. Lin Mun KSDS
Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students and teachers were so excited with the performance hat. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Asyley and teacher Alice shared the biography of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to student. Lin Mun KSDS
Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
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Class age 10-12 is lead by teacher Jayce. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Kien is teacher for class age 7-9 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien is teacher for class age 7-9 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
Glad to have Chef Anis and Iswan for joining us last night for the food distribution :) ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Glad to have Chef Anis and Iswan for joining us last night for the food distribution :) ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
The generous support from sponsors and volunteers have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thanks to Add Hope Malaysia and students from First City University College! #Kechara #foodbank #hungerknowsnobarriers #volunteer ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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The generous support from sponsors and volunteers have made it possible for us to continue with this contribution to those less fortunate. Thanks to Add Hope Malaysia and students from First City University College! #Kechara #foodbank #hungerknowsnobarriers #volunteer ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you very much to Rasa Sayang AEON Club team for assisting us with surplus food collection and also distribution last Saturday. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you very much to Rasa Sayang AEON Club team for assisting us with surplus food collection and also distribution last Saturday. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thankful to James and Jien Howe for conducting the safety briefing to the new volunteers last night. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thankful to James and Jien Howe for conducting the safety briefing to the new volunteers last night. ~ Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
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Special thanks to Calvin who came as early as 12.30 p.m. He helped us to spring-clean the chapel before today's events; Bird Liberation and Dorje Shugden puja @ KPSG, Jacinta
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