The Eerie Legend of The Pudwudgie

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Dear friends around the world,

If you have been following my blog for a period of time now, you would realize that I am very into paranormal topics. Since young I have always had a fascination towards mysterious creatures like Bigfoot, Aliens, UFOs, mysterious legendary creatures and etc.

I hope you enjoy the article, it’s very interesting how Pudwudgie look like. Researchers may not have enough evidence to prove it’s existence but if Bigfoot and aliens exist, why not creatures like Pudwudgie?

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Spirit of The Swamp: The Eerie Legend of The Pudwudgie

By Theresa Argie

Haunting the woods of the northeastern United States are tales of an ancient creature capable of both good and evil.

The pukwudgie, also known as bagwajinini or bokwjimen, among other things, is thought to be a magical creature of the forests and swamps. It is physically similar to a gray-skinned troll or other small goblin-type being in size and stature. The origin of the pukwudgie legend comes from Native American folklore. The name “pukwudgie” literally means “person of the wilderness.”

The Algonquian and Wampanoag tribes have many legends about this creature who is thought to be capable of both good and evil. To some it is a good natured and helpful being who inhabits the forests of the Great Lakes and New England regions. To others it is a mischievous trouble maker who is capable of terrible, even deadly deeds including kidnapping and sabotage. Pukwudgies use their wits as well as magical weapons such as bows and arrows against those who anger them.

The earliest legend of the pukwudgie seems to be connected to Wampanoag people. The Wampanoag believed in a creation giant named Maushop. He was responsible for creating much of the land the tribe called home. Maushop and his wife Granny Squanit were much loved and revered by the tribe. They lavished them both with affection and respect.

The smaller and less powerful pukwudgie were jealous of Maushop, as all their efforts to be helpful to the Wampanoag usually backfired. Instead of being loved, they were considered a nuisance. Rather than help the tribe, they decided to annoy them instead. Things soon escalated and the tribe turned to their creation giants.

Maushop was invoked to help rid the natives of their pukwudgie problem. He scooped up the little critters, shook them senseless, and tossed them all around the New England area, killing many of them in the process.

Eventually the surviving pukwudgies returned and exacted revenge on the tribe by setting fire to their homes, kidnapping their children, and luring many to their death deep in the woods.

Maushop again was called upon to help. This time he sent his five sons to take care of the problem. It wasn’t long before the pukwudgies dispensed of the five by shooting them with magic arrows.

An outraged Maushop and Granny Squanit went on a rampage crushing as many pukwudgies as they could find. Those that got away scattered across the region, laying low until Maushop faded into the native mythology.

Whatever colorful story folklore gives us about the pukwudgie, eyewitness accounts have been around for generations. Some believe that they are elemental type beings whose intent is to trick or tease their target. A run-in with this type would be scary to be sure but not necessary dangerous. But for others, the pukwudgie is more than a bothersome elemental. It is capable of causing accidents, pushing people off cliffs, and driving them to suicide among other things.

Lately, stories of the pukwudgie have come to light on shows such as PARANORMAL STATE and MONSTERS AND MYSTERIES IN AMERICA. In one instant, the pukwudgie was a bothersome and frightening creature who needed to be appeased with respect and small gifts. In the other, the pukwudgie was a formidable and terrifying monster who attacked an entire family. His evil laughter still haunts the nightmares of those who encountered him.

Interestingly, some of the places the pukwudgie have been known to frequent are connected to other supernatural beings. Recent reports put the pukwudgie in Massachusetts at the Freetown-Fall River State Forest on the Watuppa Reservation, an area belonging to the Wampanoag Nation. Fall River is the home of the infamous accused axe murderess Lizzy Borden, who may or may not be haunting her old residence.

Mounds State Park in Anderson, Indiana is another active pukwudgie area. Mounds State Park is the site of ancient mounds built by early native tribes who inhabited the area. Mythical properties are attributed to these mounds. A very famous haunted prison, Moundsville State Penitentiary, is not far from the Park.

Round Rock, Texas, is also considered a hot spot for these beings. People have encountered strange little gnome-like creatures while traveling Hairy Man Road. Round Rock hosts the Hairy Man festival, which is named for—you guessed it—Bigfoot!

Is it coincidence that these places are “supernaturally charged?” Maybe, although I personally believe that such things are more common than one might think.

Crytid, myth, or figment of the imagination, the pukwudgie is not to be ignored. Maybe those campfire tales told to us as small children have a sliver of truth behind them. Whatever the case may be, it is best to show respect and reverence for the world around us, whether that be the physical or metaphysical realm.

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  1. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 1, 2016 at 2:41 am

    It seems the Pukwudgie are symbols of good fortune as well reading other sources on the internet. Interesting to note that such beings have a range of emotions and inclinations just like how humans are too.

  2. Pastor Adeline on May 4, 2016 at 10:01 am

    I have always enjoyed folklore and stories like this one because it opens my mind to things I have not thought of and at the same time give me an opportunity to understand a certain culture and belief. All these information help me to understand our world and people better. This is important.

    The world of the paranormal is vast and mystical. There are so much for us to learn and to understand each day. This report on the pukwudgie is an interesting one, with a combination of a creator Maushop, a wife Granny Squanit and also a group of jealous pukwudgies. The Maushop is believed to have created the land to house the tribe, his wife, and the jealous pukwudgies. Wonder if the pukwudgies existed before Maushop and whether the Maushop created the pukwudgies. It will be interesting to know why Maushop created the pukwudgies to attack him if that is the case too.

  3. Edward Ooi on Apr 20, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    The Pudwudgie somehow reminds me of a famous Japanese folklore creature named “Kappa”. It has been said that Kappa seen as dangerous, perceived as trouble-makers, but they are also extremely polite and are able to understand the Japanese language. Don’t you think that there is a possibility where Kappa and Pudwudgie are somehow related?

    No matter where we are, we must always respect the place. Be it if it is in the forest, waterfall, parking lot, zoo or anywhere. We should not make a lot of noise, because there might be beings invisible to our eyes residing in the area and when we are too noisy, the beings might get offended. I would personally recommend not to offend the native beings as there are severe consequences to it.

    There are so many beings out there in the world that has yet to be discovered. Of course we have heard stories of them but I can’t wait to at least see one of them in the wild. Bigfoot, Kappa, Giants, Phoenix, Dragons, Unicorn, Pegasus or whatever, I just can’t wait to see them. It excites me just to even imagine it, I wonder if the day where humans are able to live together peacefully with everyone and every being will come.

  4. Sofi on Apr 20, 2016 at 3:39 am

    What an interesting article on Pudwudgie. They remind me of their counterpart in England, the Trolls. Since young I have had an interest in fairies, gnomes, trolls and everything “fairtytale”. I guess some may just be real as there are still many undiscovered aspect of nature in the world. As beings in this world, I am not surprised that they are as temperamental as humans.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article with us.

    • Valentina Suhendra on Apr 23, 2016 at 12:24 pm

      Dear Sofi,

      I agree very much with you. There are so many things in this world that we may not be able to see with our own eyes. We have to keep an open mind or numerous possibilities.

      Thank you for your comments. We really appreciate it.

      Valentina

  5. Pastor Han Nee on Apr 18, 2016 at 6:44 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for introducing us to mysterious and mystic beings like the Yetis and now the pukwudgies, who are regarded as “magical creatures” of the forests and swamps in the northern parts of North America. You show them as beings who possess the same traits of humans, and not naturally evil or harmful.

    The small, goblin-like pukwudgies are purportedly both good and evil. To some,they are good natured and helpful; but to others, they are mischievous trouble makers capable of terrible, even deadly deeds. Why are they so contradictory in nature?

    One reads the story of how they had tried to be helpful to the Wampanoag, but their efforts backfired, and they were regarded as nuisances; so afterwards, they decided to be real nuisances and pests and created havoc. The Wampanoag then turned to their creation giant Maushop for help. Maushop came, scooped them up and tossed these little goblins around and killed many of them in the process. Small wonder, that these pukwudgie became harmful beings, turning from being kind and good to being evil. Maushop, the creator of the Wampanoag, acts like a god of the Gods Realm ; arrogant and showing destructive anger.

    To me , the Pukwudgies appear to be more sinned against than sinning. Like any human, if you are kind to them, they will return your kindness. If you are nasty to them, they will become evil towards you.Like spirits and nagas, who live in the woods and forests, it is best not to disturb them in their natural habitats; respect them, just as you would respect the spirits and the nagas. It is their space.

  6. Uncle Eddie on Apr 17, 2016 at 6:07 pm

    As the creatures that inhabit this earth, be they a Pukwudgie, an alien, bigfoot, or mysterious legendary monstrous creature; be they human, an animal, a creature or reptile, are said to be here by their own karmic fate to contribute each in its own peculiar way to the beauty and prosperity of the World! The existence of Pukwudgie might be depicted in a folklore story form, but ‘God’ only knows whether such existences do exist, perhaps in isolation, deep in the invincible and inaccesible wild jungles of the mountanious range of Massachusetts, U.S.A. or perhaps in other parts of this wild, wild World! Om Mani Padme Hum.

  7. Vinnie Tan on Apr 17, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    Wow, this story reminds me of the video that Rinpoche has shown us a few weeks ago about Elementals. It is just amazing how beings like that are also attracted to kindness and compassion. Treating those with these qualities with the same kindness and compassion, even showing gratitude to them. Whereas, for people that are mean, selfish, and other negative qualities, they will treat them negatively as well. It shows us the instant effect of Karma and how important it is for us to always be kind, compassionate, and respectful to everyone no matter who or what they are.

    I really hope that for all that will meet them will be possess the positive qualities that I have mentioned above and not receive any sort of harm from them.

    To have heard of how the Pudwudgie have been hurt in the past that makes them react in this manner is extremely sad as it has changed their nature of being kind, but I guess it just comes to show that everyone no matter who or what they are have their limits and we should never push them to that limit of theirs.

  8. Pastor Shin on Apr 17, 2016 at 9:08 am

    I’ve read before that in Native American lore, Pukwudgies have the following traits and abilities:
    they can appear and disappear at will
    they can transform into a walking porcupine (it looks like a porcupine from the back, and the front is half-troll, half-human and walks upright)
    they can attack people and lure them to their deaths
    they are able to use magic
    they have poison arrows
    they can create fire at will

    It is said that when you see a Puckwudgie you are not supposed to mess with them. This is because they will repay you by playing nasty tricks on you, or by following you and causing trouble. They are known to kidnap people, push them off cliffs, attack their victims with short knives and spears, and to use sand to blind their victims.

    Great that the article mentioned where are the hotspots for Pukwudgie. You will not see me anywhere near these places, hehe!

  9. Pastor Antoinette on Apr 17, 2016 at 7:04 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    This is an interesting post. I never believed in paranormal and only came to scary movies and stories through a friend. Now, that i have learnt from Rinpoche through the paranormal blog and Dharma about the 6 realms it makes sense.

    I believe that pukwudgies, Bigfoot, the little people… exist and they show us again that it is important to life a good and meaningful life. It is good to know about them and show them that we respect them and do not want to hurt them.

    Indeed, the way they are described is scary and they are able to create harm. Knowing that such elementals and beings exist will make us more aware about our surroundings and show care and support to others as this is the only way to improve their situation and our situation.

    We are very fortunate to learn Dharma from our precious Guru who always cares and shows us the way.

    Thank You very much,
    Pastor Antoinette

  10. Joy on Apr 17, 2016 at 6:36 am

    Creepy! I am very certain these being are real! And I think I saw something like that, some kind of “wild” man or creature of the forest back in my younger raving days. Me and some friends went to KKB for a rave party and all of a sudden at the corner of my eye I saw a man with longish kind of hair, who seem to be very agile and he could hop, climb, walk, run really fast coming up the river stream.

    It really freak me out and I remembered I was getting a high fever that night. But when I look again I could not see anything. I remembered Rinpoche gave me a chakra via my sister and I was carrying it with me. I think that chakra must have protected me from whatever that was out there.

    One thing’s for sure, these beings do exist and it is always best to carry some kind of protection especially when we are venturing in to unknown places like the woods or jungle. And when we are in these places to not misbehave, spit, pee, or simply say swear words as these beings or spirits can get offended and that is how we trigger them to harm us.I guess the best mantra to chant in such places would be Chenrezig, Buddha of Compassion mantra as they would feel the compassion and appreciate it? Or Dorje Shugden mantra to protect oneself. I wonder which is best?

  11. MartinC on Apr 17, 2016 at 6:32 am

    This is the first I have heard of the Pudwudgie. While a lot of people would dismiss their existence as folklore, I believe that the Pudwudgie and many other beings that are yet unknown, do in fact exist. Intrigued I researched a bit more and found the following information:

    In Native American lore, Pukwudgies have the following traits and abilities;

    they can appear and disappear at will
    they can transform into a walking porcupine (it looks like a porcupine from the back, and the front is half-troll, half-human and walks upright)
    they can attack people and lure them to their deaths
    they are able to use magic
    they have poison arrows
    they can create fire at will

    It is interesting that like Pudwudgie, they are capable of good and/or bad just like human beings and in that they bear similar characteristics to Man.

  12. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Apr 17, 2016 at 6:19 am

    They sound like humans with their foibles – some are helpful and kind, some are evil and untrustworthy. But what I really found interesting about the legend is the status accorded to Maushop as a creation giant. If Maushop was indeed a creation giant, how come their power was outlasted by the pukwudgies’ mischief?

    I’m not doubting his existence but I’m a little skeptical of the view that the Wampanoag would’ve placed on him as an omnipotent, omnipresent god or giant. Because what the conflict between the pukwudgies and Maushop sounds like, is a conflict between the gods or spirits. It just so happens that maybe Maushop passed on into another existence because his karma to exist in that form, as that being was over and the pukwudgies’ karma to exist in that form is not over yet.

  13. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on Apr 17, 2016 at 6:19 am

    The pukwudgie is a paranormal creature I least heard about, all this while watching Youtube videos of legends and paranormal beings with Rinpoche, I have only heard of bigfoot, loch Ness, Ogopogo, gnomes, New Jersey devils etc but not pukwudgie. So it is nice to learn about this new addition, and the look of it reminds me of Gollum in “Lord of the Ring” 🙂

  14. Pastor David Lai on Apr 17, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Dear rinpoche,
    Thank you for a fascinating read about the scary little paranormal creature called Pudmudgie. I have never heard of them before but I don’t doubt that such creatures do exist. I love Rinpoche’s blog as it exposes people to all types of knowledge and it doesn’t just limits itself to posts on spirituality alone.

    Back to the pudmudgie, I believe their existence reveals the fact that ghosts and spirits do exists and hence, it opens one’s horizon to accept the fact that higher beings can exist as well. Even if you don’t believe they do exist but there are many people out there that do believe and knowing about them allows one avenue to reach out.

  15. JP on Apr 16, 2016 at 11:30 pm

    Pudwudgie sounds like a spirit being that resides in the forests. Some are evil and some are more friendly. What’s disturbing is that they harm others by pushing them over the cliff and so on. They sound very unhappy and angersome.

    Apart from that, what’s interesting is that these beings appear in places that also have sightings of bigfoot. I wonder what’s the correlation.

    There is so many other existences beyond the human realm that we’re oblivious of. It’s best that we don’t intentionally contact them and focus on our spiritual practice. As Rinpoche said, contacting spirits will create the portal to connect to all spirits, the good and evil ones. If we don’t have to skills to protect ourselves, it will be very dangerous when an evil spirit comes into contact with us.

  16. kb thapa on Apr 16, 2016 at 7:46 pm

    OMG so many mysteries around the wrold . if there is a possibilities that Pudwudgie exists then bigfoot exists too.. I love the story of Pudwudgie but i don’t like scares me ..

  17. Valentina Suhendra on Apr 16, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    Dear Rinpoche

    Thank you for this interesting post about groups of creatures called Pudwudgie. When I was younger, I read many books including few fairies, new age and spirit books – for fun. Prior to this, my idea about fairies revolved around Cinderella’s fairy god mother. I had this notion that witches are all bad and fairies are all beautiful and good. But I found out later from books that witches, fairies, and other mystical creatures came with varied characteristics and forms.

    I don’t eliminate possibilities that Pudwudgie exists. If we believe that bigfoot exists, why not Pudwudgie. When I read about Pudwudgie, I felt sorry for them. It seems that few good things can be said about them. They continuously and deliberately harm others around them like it is the purpose of their lives and existence. I hope one day they will find peace and stop harming others.

    Valentina

  18. Pastor Niral Patel on Apr 16, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    I had never heard of the Pudwudgie before reading this. It is interesting to note that the beliefs of the native Americans has crossed over into mainstream American culture. This just goes to show that there is some truth to the old myths about them, and they they do have interaction with people.

    In fact most cultures all around the world do have myths and legends like these, because people all over the world have realised that it is not only just humans and animals that inhabit the world but other beings as well.

    This is really explained within Buddhism, especially when talking about the myriad types of sentient beings. We should be aware of that these beings exist, so we are mindful not to offend them. Usually these beings, elementals and such are most commonly found in natural environments. So it’s better for us to be very mindful when in these environments and respect it, as it is their home.

  19. Li Kheng on Apr 16, 2016 at 2:12 pm

    What a mystical read. Thank you!

    I accept that there is so much that I do not know about. I don’t know a whole lot of world cultures, there is another long list of places I have never been to or even heard or…languages that are alien to me…natural phenomena I am completely clueless about…. The list goes on.

    Being a person with such limited knowledge, who am I to decide on what is real or paranormal? It is essential for us to be open minded as this enables us to learn. I believe in the possibility of mystical beings like pudwudgie, Bigfoot etc. What makes their existence more plausible is the consistency in their sightings and growing number of evidence that captured their image with advancement in technology.

    Rejection of the unconfirmed phenomena in life stems from fear and attachment to our comfort zone.

    I don’t think this fun post is intended to sound so heavy but I always believe in the Dharma orientation in everything that rinpoche does.

    Again, thank you for this post on the unknown. It is a good reminder of how little we know and liberates us from our modern attitude of being bored to adventure into a world still magical and curious.

  20. Stella Cheang on Apr 16, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Based on the description of Pudwudgie, its characteristic draws parallel to those of hungry ghost; i.e. capable of good and evil, possess strong desire (of being love) that is not fulfilled, and vindictive. They are capable to cause accidents, push people off cliffs, and drive them to suicide among other things.

    Since in the studying of Buddhism, we believe in the existence of the Six Realms and Cause and Effects of the nature of things, we must demonstrate compassion to these beings, show them the respect as another sentient beings. Like us, they are suffering and worse still, they have a limited way out.

    I pray that they will take rebirth with 8 freedoms and 10 endowments to learn dharma and develop bodhicitta in their future lives.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this interesting blogpost.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

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    Crystal clear waters lapping against white sandy beaches. Coastlines lined with palm trees against a backdrop of lush green hills and sunny blue skies. Amazing underwater life and some of the best diving sites in the world. Malaysia’s 878 islands give sun and surf lovers plenty of reason to visit the country.

    Penang, Langkawi and Pangkor offer easy getaways to well-developed islands with plenty of activities to choose from. Perhentian, Redang, Tioman and Rawa islands are simply paradise if you have the heart of a bohemian. Sipadan, Mabul, Layang-Layang and Kapas are rugged dive adventures listed as some of the best on the planet.

    Check out the Top 10 Island Holidays in Malaysia at http://bit.ly/366c1uh
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 03:52 PM
    Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, northwest China’s Gansu Province, is an annual destination for tourists, Buddhists and pilgrims from around the world. They gather to witness the unveiling of the world’s largest thangka (tapestry) of Buddha, as part of the Grand Monlam Prayer festivities.

    Also called the “Sunning of the Buddha” ritual, at this time, Tibetan monks invite a giant thangka about 100-feet long and 65-feet wide of Buddha Amitabha, up a mountain near Labrang Monastery, which is the largest Tibetan monastery outside of Lhasa.

    It is unveiled at first light on the side of the mountain so that the first rays of the sun illuminate the sacred painting.

    Read more about Monlam Festival at Labrang Monastery at http://bit.ly/2qndQUt
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 03:49 PM
    This is not the only story about how Rinpoche helped others. I remember reading an article about Rinpoche buying lottery tickets from a woman in Thailand so she could end her day earlier with the income she needs for the family. Rinpoche always walked the talks, he didn’t just preach but he showed us how to put his teachings in practice. Never be afraid to be kind and nice to others, and when we are kind to others, it should not be with the intention to get something back from them. Be kind and be generous always, this is how we can make our planet a better living space.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/stories-from-a-chela-the-roadside-seller
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 03:44 PM
    If we want to go on holidays, it is better to go to holy places. Even if such places are not sophisticated, they benefit us spiritually; we can take a break and collect merit, plant Dharma seeds and be blessed. This is a good way of combining the pleasure of holidays with the spirituality of collecting merit.

    Never get tired of collecting merit because it offsets negative karma that leads to suffering. People without Dharma will not know this so for them, a holiday is a holiday. They do not know that their holidays will bring no long-term benefit. With Dharma, we are wiser.

    We should go on pilgrimage to places where holy beings are known to reside or where great practitioners have engaged in profound practices. These places are vortexes of energy – an area where concentrated energy naturally converges on the planet’s surface.

    Mainland Thai culture is heavily influenced by Buddhism. However, unlike most other Buddhist countries of East Asia, Thai Buddhists follow the Theravada school of Buddhism. Thai temples, known as wats, are usually adorned with lavish gold ornaments, and are easily identifiable by their multi-coloured pointed roofs. Pre-Buddhist traditions have been infused with the values of Buddhism, making Thailand a cultural powerhouse.

    Read more about Wonderful Thailand at http://bit.ly/33QRPv1
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 01:14 PM
    According to Buddhist history, the first recorded use of incense occurred during Buddha Shakyamuni’s time, when a woman named Magadha Sangmo offered incense and prayers to request the Buddha to come forth and visit her village. Magadha Sangmo was the daughter of the Buddha main patron, Suddatta. She mirrored her father’s immense faith in Buddha Shakyamuni and was his ardent devotee.

    After marrying and moving to a village where Buddhism was not practised, she wished very much to meet her guru, the Buddha, again. So one day, she climbed to the roof of her in-law’s house, offered incense and sincerely prayed for the Buddha to visit her. Hearing her prayers, Buddha Shakyamuni, together with his entourage, descended from the sky to fulfil her request. It is said that upon meeting the Buddha and hearing his teachings, the entire village became Buddhists. In this way, Magadha Sangmo’s heartfelt request to the Buddha also benefited those around her and succeeding generations.

    Magadha Sangmo recited the following verse while engaged in prayer to the Buddha:

    MA LU SEM CHEN KUN GYI GON GYUR CHING
    DU TE PUNG CHAY MI ZAY JOM DZAY LHA
    NGO NAM MA LU YANG DA KYEN GYUR PAY
    CHOM DEN KOR CHAY NAY DIR SHEG SU SOL

    Protector of all beings without exception,
    Divine subduer of innumerable negative forces,
    Deity, perfect knower of all things,
    Bhagawan and attendants, please come here.

    Read more about Incense Offering to Dorje Shugdenat http://bit.ly/33R1cuk
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 12:56 PM
    Malaysia’s rich cultural diversity is reflected in the country’s packed calendar of events and festivals. Most of these celebrations have religious or cultural origins and many are also designated as either state or national holidays.

    Celebrated by everyone in the country, the colourful festivities which observe the ethnic traditions and beliefs of the varied backgrounds of the population are what gives Malaysia the label of “Truly Asia” that it is so well known for.

    The national events and festivals of Malaysia are occasions for family reunions and for joyful community get-togethers. They are world-class examples of how diversity can be inclusive and celebrated.

    Many of these days of observation follow the lunar calendar, thus the dates they fall on vary from year to year.

    Check out the Top Ten Events and Festivals to Visit in Malaysia at http://bit.ly/2qiDrh8
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 12:50 PM
    Before our globalised world of jet-setting travel, cosmopolitan cities and urban migration, the entire region of the Malay archipelago was, for more than 600 years, an international destination for Arab, Indian and Chinese maritime traders and European explorers who, through the centuries, settled down for trade or for love in these parts, thus creating cosmopolitan communities.

    A true melting pot, Malaysia is one of those rare places in the world where people of different ethnic origins, cultures, traditions and religious beliefs have infused harmoniously to form a distinct multicultural society.

    This country’s rich heritage includes hundreds-of-years-old temples, churches and mosques — some of these located within doors of each other, others having in one place shrines dedicated to deities of different faiths or denominations. All of them have played a key role (and still do!) in shaping the nation by being centres for the community to convene and connect spiritually.

    Check out the Top 10 Spiritual Power Places in Malaysia at http://bit.ly/2sBuVdU
  • Chris
    Thursday, Dec 5. 2019 11:16 AM
    Thank you for sharing this story with us Pastor Niral. It is a very warm story that fills my heart with joy and warmth. Rinpoche had always taught us to focus out and take care of the people around us and this will bring us great joy. Our little actions will have an unimaginable impact on those people who are in need of warmth.

    http://bit.ly/2LpuoCp
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Dec 4. 2019 03:26 PM
    This article is all about the Xiangshui (Perfume) Nunnery as known as the Xiangshui (Water Burble) Nunnery which is located in China’s Shandong Province where it was originally built during the Ming Dynasty.
    Beautiful story of Qiaoyun who was considered as the emanation of Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy to many who took rebirth as a human returning to release the suffering of people.Thank you so much for the informative article ad beautiful pictures.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2OKpC4C
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Dec 4. 2019 03:10 PM
    If you were in Flatwoods in Braxton Country, West Virginia around September 1952, chances are you would have been caught up in the hype surrounding the first sighting of an unknown creature. Back in 1952, the town of Flatwoods was practically unknown. Hence, the media of the time opted to name the controversial creature ‘the Braxton Country Monster’.

    However, as interest in the creature grew, the media adopted the more geographically-correct name of ‘Flatwoods Monster’. It was also named ‘The Phantom of Flatwoods’ and ‘The Green Monster’.

    The Flatwoods Monster is widely claimed to be some form of extra-terrestrial, primarily because it has been sighted near a large unidentified flying object (UFO).

    In fact, due to the nature of the sighting, many ufologists consider it to be a close encounter of the third kind i.e. a UFO encounter in which at least one animated creature, in the form of humanoid or robot, is the pilot or occupant of the UFO.

    Read more about this Flatwoods Monster at http://bit.ly/2OLMPmN

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

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

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My Dharma boy (left) and Oser girl loves to laze around on the veranda in the mornings. They enjoy all the trees, grass and relaxing under the hot sun. Sunbathing is a favorite daily activity. I care about these two doggies of mine very much and I enjoy seeing them happy. They are with me always. Tsem Rinpoche Always be kind to animals and eat vegetarian- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can\'t stop thinking of you and I can\'t forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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After you left me Mumu, I was alone. I have no family or kin. You were my family. I can't stop thinking of you and I can't forget you. My bond and connection with you is so strong. I wish you were by my side. Tsem Rinpoche
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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
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The Mystical land of Shambhala is finally ready for everyone to feast their eyes and be blessed. A beautiful post with information, art work, history, spirituality and a beautiful book composed by His Holiness the 6th Panchen Rinpoche. ~ https://bit.ly/309MHBi
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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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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
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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%! Very interesting, find out more- https://bit.ly/2V1sJFh
You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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  • Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
    8 months ago
    Get ready to laugh real hard. This is Kechara’s version of “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane!” We have some real talents in this video clip.
  • Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
    8 months ago
    Recitation of Dorje Dermo‘s mantra or the Dharani of Glorious Vajra Claws. This powerful mantra is meant to destroy all obstacles that come in our way. Beneficial to play this mantra in our environments.
  • Beautiful
    9 months ago
    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
    9 months ago
    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
  • SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    11 months ago
    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
  • Cute!
    11 months ago
    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    11 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
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    11 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
  • Cute baby owl found and rescued
    11 months ago
    Cute baby owl found and rescued
    We rescued a lost baby owl in Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • Nice cups from Kechara!!
    12 months ago
    Nice cups from Kechara!!
    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
  • Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    12 months ago
    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    12 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    2 yearss ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    2 yearss ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    2 yearss ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    2 yearss ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    2 yearss ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    2 yearss ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    2 yearss ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    2 yearss ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    2 yearss ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    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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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has carried out monthly animals liberation activity at DR Park, Ipoh on Sunday. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
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Kechara Earth Project- 10/11/19
Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
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Blowing Mantras onto the birds so that they will be have Dharma imprints and good rebirth. We dedicated today's event for Rinpoche’s swift return. ~Jacinta, KPSG
The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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The last bird taking his flight of freedom. Be compassionate always. Be kind to animals ~Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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Attended Dorje Shugden puja after our monthly Bird Liberation ~ Jacinta, Kechara Penang Study Group
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
Throwback - KSDS parent and student visited Kechara Forest Retreat ~ Wesak Day for virtuous deeds and have fun together. 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
3 weeks ago
Wonderful to see these 2 siblings learn dharma together and pray to Manjushri before the class start. Alice, KSDS
The youngest in the class of only 3 years ago learned how to do full lotus pose for breathing meditation session. 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
Throwback- Chinese New Year activity during dharma class. 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
Throwback - KSDS camp in KFR, 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
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